Floods force 1900 people from homes in Quebec

The damage stretched from the Ontario border in the west, to the Gaspe peninsula. Hundreds of residents have been forced to leave their homes with more than 120 communities hit hard by flooding, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) reported.... More..

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Democrat assails removal of Israel from Trump travel video
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Democrat assails removal of Israel from Trump travel video

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Foreign Affairs Committee's top-ranking Democrat, wrote in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that he was "appalled that the US Embassy in Saudi Arabia disingenuously post...More..

Taylor hits grand slam in first, Dodgers pound Pirates 12-1
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Taylor hits grand slam in first, Dodgers pound Pirates 12-1

He struck out three, walked three and allowed three hits in 2 2/3 scoreless innings during an 8-4 Los Angeles victory. The Los Angeles Dodgers offense is just on fire right now, and I still don't trust Nova...More..

US Electronics Ban May Be Expanded To Flights From UK
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US Electronics Ban May Be Expanded To Flights From UK

DHS officials will have another meeting with officials from the US airlines later this week. A decision on this matter might come soon. USA officials have told airlines to "be prepared" for an expanded ban ...More..

Earnings on the Doorstep For Novavax, Inc
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Earnings on the Doorstep For Novavax, Inc

The total market capitalization remained at $159.73 million. The 1-year High price of the stock is $8.49, while the 1-year low price is $0.73. Earnings, with 7 analysts believing the company would generate an A...More..

Maharashtra government bans junk food in school canteens
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Maharashtra government bans junk food in school canteens

Citing increasing risk of lifestyle diseases like obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and tooth decay, the GR states that schools need to encourage healthy eating practices among school students. "The am...More..

Dove's new body-shaped bottles are being harshly mocked online
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Dove's new body-shaped bottles are being harshly mocked online

Despite its good intentions, the new initiative has triggered a slew of hysterical memes, jokes and comments on social media. A new ad from Dove soap is creating quite a stir on social media, and some confusi...More..

Virginia Beach Haagen-Dazs to serve free scoops Tuesday
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Virginia Beach Haagen-Dazs to serve free scoops Tuesday

No coupon is required. Participating locations are giving away free ice cream cones from 4-8 p.m. today . See more details at The Streets of Southpoint website . While you enjoy your free cone, the ice cr...More..

Nearly a third of FDA-approved drugs had problems, study finds
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Nearly a third of FDA-approved drugs had problems, study finds

The team found that three drugs had been withdrawn from the market over an average follow-up period of 11.7 years. Post-approval safety problems occurred more frequently in biotech drugs such as monoclonal an...More..

Candidate in Georgia special election engaged
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Candidate in Georgia special election engaged

Democrats and Republicans spent almost $15 million in the race before the "jungle primary" vote on April 18, and Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel have already doubled that amount, placing ads and...More..

ELECTION 2017: All you need to know on May 9
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ELECTION 2017: All you need to know on May 9

Rapid melting after a long, cold winter has disrupted communities as May 9 voting day arrives, and Elections BC has set up a page for those who may have to change plans due to emergency. According to data...More..

Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

The 50-year-old is charged with transporting a minor across state lines for the goal of criminal sexual intercourse. A federal magistrate judge told Cummins he faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties

He pointed out that on the part of the ASEAN countries, it was a very genuine, heartfelt request to engage with the United States having recognized that Washington just had a political transition. Before ...More..

England halfback, Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad for personal reasons
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

England halfback, Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad for personal reasons

All this is happening during a period when, according to medical opinion, he should only now contemplating a tentative return to action after suffering an ankle injury that looked to have wrecked his season. Br...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

North Korea detains another United States citizen

The detention of Kim Hak Song means that the North is now holding four U.S. citizens, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ambitions. The four American citizens held in the...More..

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in April, Pentagon says
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in April, Pentagon says

Abdul Hasib - appointed past year after his predecessor Hafiz Saeed Khan died in a United States drone strike - is believed to have ordered a series of high-profile attacks, including one in March on the main m...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Indian team announced for next months Champions Trophy

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will protect the stumps while Virat Kohli will lead the team. "He is the best person to guide Virat". "Every year I do well in the IPL and I don't get into the scheme of things in the last ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

'It's wrong': Democrats blast Senate GOP's all-male healthcare group

President Donald Trump urged Senate Republicans on Sunday to "not let the American people down", as the contentious debate over overhauling the USA health care systems shifts to Congress' upper chamber, where...More..

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

They blocked funding for Mr. Trump's border wall, though Republicans included some $12 billion for border and customs security. Democrats are trying to "cover up the fact that they cut a deal with president ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ewe, get a womb! Docs grow baby lambs in shrink-wrap plastic bags

But researchers have shown it's possible to nurture and protect lambs in late stages of gestation inside an artificial womb; technology which could become a lifesaver for many premature human babies in ju...More..

Mental health concerns for the nation's van drivers
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Mental health concerns for the nation's van drivers

Every American is impacted through their friends and family members. James Harris, a spokesperson for the Mental Health Foundation said of the research: "Compared to the national average, these figures indi...More..

DC first responders rescue 8 ducklings from storm drain
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

DC first responders rescue 8 ducklings from storm drain

It turned out to be eight baby ducks - all trapped in the drain. Soon, Dawn Delventhal stopped along with her friend and then Apex police officers Newman and Short came to help. "The hardest part was getting ...More..

Environmental pollution linked to higher cancer rates
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Environmental pollution linked to higher cancer rates

And while previous research has looked at the individual environmental factors that lead to an increased risk of cancer , this study is the first that considers all of those factors at once. Breast and prostat...More..

Israeli prison officials say footage reveals Palestinian hunger strike leader secretly eating
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Israeli prison officials say footage reveals Palestinian hunger strike leader secretly eating

Since it began, Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip have staged several marches and demonstrations to show solidarity with the hunger strikers. He would not divulge how B...More..

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

The reported shift in opinion among White House aides comes despite strong calls from leading businesses and scientists for the United States to remain in the climate accord. Around 3,000 delegates gathered...More..

Obama warned Trump about hiring Flynn in Oval Office meeting
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama warned Trump about hiring Flynn in Oval Office meeting

White House officials had insisted that Mr Flynn had not discussed US-imposed sanctions with Mr Kislyak during the presidential transition period, but asked Mr Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump to announce federal court nominees

Trump's first nominee to the Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch, joined the court last month. After the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected his immigration ban, Trump emphatically tweeted last Februar...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

It was the fourth mission for the X-37B and the Air Force says it is preparing to launch its fifth top-secret X-37B mission from Florida later this year. The site also noted that this would be the first time ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Big investors urge Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

But several other promises Trump made along the 2016 presidential campaign trail have fallen by the wayside, from his vow to build a "big, handsome wall" along the U.S. " As long-term institutional investors, w...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Win by French moderate Macron spurs rally in Asian markets

Almost a quarter of eligible voters did not cast a ballot, according to the Interior Ministry, and turnout was lower than in the past three presidential elections. Trump, too, weighed in on the race, telling th...More..