UN Security Council meeting on protests a Trump 'foreign policy blunder' - Iran

But Russia accuses the United States of interfering in Iran's national affairs and called for closed-door talks just before the council's meeting, scheduled for 3:00 pm (2000 GMT). "The Iranian regime is now on notice, the world will be watching what... More..

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Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by United States over violation of religious freedom
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Eritrea, Sudan re-designated by United States over violation of religious freedom

The other named countries are Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea , Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. In a statement, issued on Thursday, the USA state department added Pakis...More..

Flu cases up in NY state
by | Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Flu cases up in NY state

The H3N2 virus was blamed for one of Australia's worst ever flu outbreaks past year. Now Public Health England have revealed there has been a sharp rise in cases triggered by a surge in two aggressive sub-...More..

Women of Hollywood join forces to combat sexual harassment with Time's Up
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Women of Hollywood join forces to combat sexual harassment with Time's Up

The Time's Up website details and defines what sexual harassment is, and what to do if it happens to you. The letter, which is aimed at "every woman. As the New York Times reported , the plan may have ju...More..

Thick fog greets Delhi on New Year; flights, trains delayed
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Thick fog greets Delhi on New Year; flights, trains delayed

This happened due to a rapid build up of particulate matter owing to foggy conditions, even as Delhiites stepped out in large numbers to mark the first day of the New Year. The maximum temperature was likely to...More..

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

Matt Walstad, with United Blood Services , says in his opinion, most people don't donate because they are never asked. Around 900,000 people gave blood last year, but around 200,000 new blood donors are need...More..

More young women are using pot during pregnancy
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

More young women are using pot during pregnancy

Numerous chemicals in marijuana, like tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, could pass through a mother's system to her baby. "Our study is important because it addressed key limitations of prior studies by i...More..

United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

United Kingdom queen laments terror attacks in Christmas message

The Queen visited some of the survivors of the suicide bomb explosion which was detonated in the foyer of the Manchester Arena after a concert by the singer Ariana Grande in May. Wearing a brown coat and hat, b...More..

Pak tightens security ahead of Jadhav's meeting with family
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

Pak tightens security ahead of Jadhav's meeting with family

Jadhav's wife and mother greeted the media persons after arrival but refused to respond to their questions. What is even more baffling is that Kulbhushan's wife, who had been seen carrying a cream-colour shaw...More..

United Kingdom minister: Damian Green was sacked because he lied
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

United Kingdom minister: Damian Green was sacked because he lied

But Mr Hunt suggested Mr Green had been "pushed into a situation" where he said something he "didn't mean to say". "I apologise that my statements were misleading on this point". He added he "depply regretted...More..

Pop Star Jonghyun's Funeral Held Amid Scene of Sorrow
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Pop Star Jonghyun's Funeral Held Amid Scene of Sorrow

The coffin was carried by the three other surviving SHINee band members and three from Super Junior , another boyband managed by the same agency, SM Entertainment , which dominates the industry. Just tell m...More..

DHS Director: Iowa Developing Plans in Case CHIP Funding Runs Out
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

DHS Director: Iowa Developing Plans in Case CHIP Funding Runs Out

Linda Nablo helps run the Virginia Family Access to Medical Insurance Security program. It is ironic, in fact hypocritical, that anti-abortion Republicans would not rush to renew a program that safeguards the h...More..

Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks
by | Friday, December 22, 2017

Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

The flu season total is now 1,646, compared to 451 at a similar point past year. "Flu season typically does not peak until January or February", the health district said in a press release. The Centers for D...More..

People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get the Flu Shot
by | Wednesday, December 20, 2017

People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get the Flu Shot

Khan said the flu season this year may be worse than the last, judging from how badly Australia was hit and also concerns about the flu vaccine not being as effective as desired. Ask about egg allergy before ...More..

Flu-related deaths higher than previously reported
by | Friday, December 15, 2017

Flu-related deaths higher than previously reported

Meanwhile, flu activity in CT is climbing steadily. Despite the World Health Organization's recommendation to vaccinate people in high-risk populations, few developing countries have seasonal flu vaccination ...More..

Broncos end 8-game skid with win over Jets
by | Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Broncos end 8-game skid with win over Jets

The Broncos' QB carousel has rotated through Trevor Siemian , Brock Osweiler, Paxton Lynch and back to Siemian, who gets his second straight start. Denver could also be facing more issues this week on the...More..

Max Hospital was a 'habitual offender': Delhi Health Minister
by | Sunday, December 10, 2017

Max Hospital was a 'habitual offender': Delhi Health Minister

The Delhi government on Friday cancelled the license of Max Hospital , Shalimar Bagh with immediate effect for alleged medical negligence after one of the twins born in the hospital was found alive after being...More..

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR as quake hits Uttarakhand
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR as quake hits Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand, tremors were felt in Champawat, Dehradun, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Ramnagar, Tehri and Chamoli districts of the state. There was no immediate report of any injury or destruction in...More..

'TIME' Names the #MeToo 'Silence Breakers' as Person of the Year 2017
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

'TIME' Names the #MeToo 'Silence Breakers' as Person of the Year 2017

After The New York Times and The New Yorker published accusations of sexual harassment and assault against Weinstein, many more women and some men came forward with allegations against others - including ac...More..

by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

John Conyers will leave Congress in wake of harassment claims

Conyers' endorsement of his son's candidacy is made even more complicated by the fact that Conyers' grand-nephew, MI state Senator Ian Conyers, 29, also recently announced he will be running for Conyers' seat. ...More..