• Efforts Made to 'Cleanse' Rohingya: UN Genocide Adviser
Efforts Made to 'Cleanse' Rohingya: UN Genocide Adviser

United Nations human rights experts investigating a possible genocide in Myanmar have said that Facebook had played a role in spreading hate speech against the majority-Muslim Rohingya minority. And, "as far as the Myanmar situation is concerned, social media is Facebook, and Facebook is social media", said Marzuki Darusman, chairman of the or...

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  • PDP asks finance minister to retract comment on JK, NC lashes out
PDP asks finance minister to retract comment on JK, NC lashes out

Dabru role was very important during the negotiations between PDP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership before government formation in the state. The reason for this was Dr Haseeb A. Drabu's assertion that Kashmir is not a political issue but "a society with social issues" has chose to drop him from the State Cabinet.

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  • Southwest Virginia fares poorly in new health rankings
Southwest Virginia fares poorly in new health rankings

This year, it was knocked out of the top five by Napa and Orange counties. Pershing County in Northern Nevada ranked No. 1 on the list, followed by Douglas and Lincoln counties. "Leveraging the County Health Rankings data is an important step toward realizing this goal in Florida". Pennsylvania counties range from 4 to 11 percent of babies bor...

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  • OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2 per cent this year
OECD raises outlook for Canadian growth to 2.2 per cent this year

An improved outlook for world economic growth will be placed at severe risk if a trade war results from USA metal tariffs, a respected global forum has warned. President Donald Trump's move to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "This could obviously threaten the recovery". Among other hot economies, stronger growth in France and German...

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"Disease X" May cause a Worldwide Epidemic

It added that special populations such as refugees, internally displaced populations, and victims of disasters, constitute potential victims of the listed diseases . According to a statement explaining the R&D Blueprint, " Disease X represents the knowledge that a serious worldwide epidemic could be caused by a pathogen now unknown to cause ...

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  • Family whose embryos are no longer viable files lawsuit against UH
Family whose embryos are no longer viable files lawsuit against UH

The clinic has reported the incident to the College of American Pathologists, which regulates labs, and the overseers of California's tissue banks, Herbert said. The hospital started contacting each of the families last week to determine how they would like to proceed with their eggs and embryos. In addition, we have completed a physical inspection...

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  • NRA Sues Florida Over Age Change in New Gun Laws
NRA Sues Florida Over Age Change in New Gun Laws

Florida legislators, however, were feeling the pressure from student activists begging them to take action in the wake of the February 14 mass shooting in Parkland , Florida. It is not mandatory. Foes of the new law have spoken out. "Will this bill make a huge investment and dramatically improve school safety, in the hopes of never seeing anot...

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  • NRA files federal lawsuit to block new Florida gun law
NRA files federal lawsuit to block new Florida gun law

He said the bill, which was written since the shooting , balances "our individual rights with need for public safety". "It's an example to the entire country that government can and has moved fast", he said. " You should be proud". But it marked, for a Republican governor, a rare break with the National Rifle Association . The bill also cr...

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  • Erdogan: Turkish troops on the verge of entering Afrin
Erdogan: Turkish troops on the verge of entering Afrin

He added that a total of 3,171 terrorists have been "neutralized" in Afrin since the start of Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria. Cars and buses reportedly carrying people from across Syria's Deir ez-Zor region arrived in Afrin via the Zahra crossing on Thursday, March 8, Al-Masdar News says.

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  • Toys 'R' Us may liquidate assets, close United States stores
Toys 'R' Us may liquidate assets, close United States stores

Toys R U.S. isn't alone. Claire's Stores Inc., another chain that sells some toys, also is said to be nearing bankruptcy - though it's not at the point of being shut down. Toys "R" Us has had a hard task on its hands, seeking to figure a way out of $4.9 billion in debt, particularly $400 million due in 2018 and $1.7 billion more due in 2019.

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  • Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low
Canada Jobless Rate Dropped in February to 10-Year Low

Regionally, there was little change in employment in most provinces. That's the largest number ever recorded by Statistics Canada, according to OBJ files. Porter, who believes a year of data is needed to get a proper reading on the impact of the minimum wage. Average hourly wage growth, which is under close watch by the Bank of Canada ahead o...

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  • Secretary Tillerson Applauds African Union On Fight Against Corruption
Secretary Tillerson Applauds African Union On Fight Against Corruption

Chad, Kenya and Nigeria are all battling Islamic extremism, with help from the USA, while Djibouti hosts the only permanent U.S. military base on the continent. The US Secretary of State appreciated the cooperation between his country and Kenya on security in Somalia and South Sudan. Making matters worse, Meservey said there's increasing evidence...

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  • IL sees 66 percent jump in emergency room visits for opioid overdoses
IL sees 66 percent jump in emergency room visits for opioid overdoses

The fact that the report was only able to capture people who were hospitalized suggests that the grim toll may be much higher, because many people who overdose never go to the ER. "Educating emergency department physicians and staff members about appropriate services for immediate care and treatment and implementing a post-overdose protocol that ...

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  • Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

PHOENIX - This year's flu season has been one of the worst in modern day history - and it is not over yet. Simpson said this is a huge increase from the "typical" number of cases that are diagnosed by this time in the flu season, which is around 5,000.

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  • Louisville leaps FSU, draws Virginia in ACC quarterfinals
Louisville leaps FSU, draws Virginia in ACC quarterfinals

FSU basketball is leaving the ACC Tournament just as fast as they got there with a 82-74 loss against the Louisville Cardinals . The Cardinals hit runs of 11-0 and 9-0 in the last 11 minutes of the first half and built a 41-22 halftime lead with Snider and Dwayne Sutton scored five points in each run.

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  • Saudi Crown Prince Departs to Britain on Official Visit
Saudi Crown Prince Departs to Britain on Official Visit

But as it emerged that the Crown Prince will be treated to what is effectively a state visit in all but name - with a trip to the PM's country home in Chequers as well as Buckingham Palace - critics were furious at the mixed messages. Theresa May has come under attack for "rolling out the red carpet" for Saudi Arabia after it emerged that its ...

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  • China kicks off annual parliamentary session, military budget rises
China kicks off annual parliamentary session, military budget rises

The government deficit is projected to be 2.38 trillion yuan (about 375 billion US dollars), with a central government deficit of 1.55 trillion yuan and local government deficit of 0.83 trillion yuan, according to the report to be delivered Monday morning at the first session of the 13th National People's Congress, China's top legislature.

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  • JAX awarded top airport for customer service in North America
JAX awarded top airport for customer service in North America

ACI is a trade association of 1,953 member airports across 176 countries. It is worth mentioning that the Delhi and Hyderabad airports are managed by a consortium with the GMR group being its leader while Mumbai airport is run by a consortium with the GVK group as its lead member.

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  • Congress respects mandate: Rahul Gandhi on 3 NE Polls
Congress respects mandate: Rahul Gandhi on 3 NE Polls

On Saturday, the Election Commission had declared BJP victorious in 35 of the 59 seats contested in the Assembly elections. While the loss in Rajasthan is being attributed to the Padmavat controversy which had enraged the Rajputs who accused BJP of not doing enough to stall the release of the movie, the loss in Madhya Pradesh is being seen as...

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  • Veteran actress Shammi leaves for her funeral!
Veteran actress Shammi leaves for her funeral!

Shammi Aunty who adapted this name considering that she already had another Nargis ruling the industry then has acted with big names in the industry. She breathed her last at her Juhu Circle home. A long suffered illness, age. "We couldn't share as much laughter as we did earlier since her hearing faculties were affected".

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