Low poll numbers continue to dog Trump, GOP health care bill

But in a mirror image of the ACA's standing with the public, more than two-thirds of Republicans said they support their party's health plan. About half of respondents (49 percent) have a favorable view of Obamacare, compared to the roughly three in ... More..

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Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wins election to be next global health chief
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wins election to be next global health chief

The World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia as the new Director-General of the world body. The 52-year-o...More..

Trump ready to withdraw from Paris climate agreement
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump ready to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

The Paris Agreement was in part brokered by Obama and was seen as a major breakthrough after the previous accord, the Kyoto protocol, failed to include the USA and China, the world's two biggest polluters. That...More..

Ethiopia cuts off internet after high school exam leaks
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Ethiopia cuts off internet after high school exam leaks

However, in Ethiopia's case, this is the third time in a year that the digital capabilities in the country have been blocked. According to Ethiopian blogger Danel Birhane, the blackout has left very few compa...More..

Man Gets 8 Years In Nevada Ranch Standoff Case
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Man Gets 8 Years In Nevada Ranch Standoff Case

During that telephone conversation, Bundy told DeLemus federal officers had guns and that he (Bundy) needed "bodies", which DeLemus understood to be people with firearms, to support Bundy. Prosecutors were expe...More..

Capitol Roundup: California State Senate Approves 100 Percent Renewable Energy Requirement
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Capitol Roundup: California State Senate Approves 100 Percent Renewable Energy Requirement

This is a huge move that will affect party hotspots in the state like Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco if it passes through the next phase. The news comes as the world waits for United States preside...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

$-0.07 EPS Expected for Biopharmx Corp (BPMX)

They now have a United States dollars 3.5 price target on the stock. It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. Look at the...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

US mulls return of Russian diplomatic compounds

Read the full report at the Washington Post . Still, the optics of such a deal would be odd given the current investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and its connections within the Trump a...More..

SA unemployment rate rises to 14-year high
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

SA unemployment rate rises to 14-year high

This is easily the highest rate in the current series that Statistics SA maintains back to the beginning of 2008. This had fallen in the last three months of 2016, as is nearly always the case due to year-end...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

Warriors III has been on how the addition of Kevin Durant to Golden State's star core led by Stephen Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson will make life even more hard for LeBron James, Kyrie Ir...More..

Oil tanker attacked in key shipping lane off Yemen
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Oil tanker attacked in key shipping lane off Yemen

It was not clear if any of the RPGs hit the ship. The attack occurred near Perim Island, which commands the waterway. The Saudi coalition has accused the Houthis of undermining the security of the strategic s...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Battle over pipeline to divide Canada's left, weigh on Trudeau

She was so defiant, you half expected her to don a hard-hat, climb into a bulldozer and head to B.C.to lay the pipeline single-handedly. The Liberals elected 17 MPs in B.C.in the 2015 election. "They need str...More..

Trump climate exit has bright silver lining
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump climate exit has bright silver lining

Gutteres never mentioned the American leader by name in his speech at New York University's Stern School of Business , his first major address on climate change since taking the reins of the United Nations ...More..

Washing hands with cold water 'as good as' hot water
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Washing hands with cold water 'as good as' hot water

MORE: What Is the Right Way to Wash Your Hands? Water temperature as high as 38°C and as low as 15°C did not have a significant effect on the reduction of bacteria during hand washing, said the researchers. ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Republican Congressman Says God Will 'Take Care Of' Climate Change

Walberg said it was just his opinion, and he didn't expect all of his constituents to agree with him. "I believe there's climate change ". "Do I think that man has some impact?" MI congressman Tim Walber...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

May was repeatedly criticised for her absence during the debate by the other leaders, who included Liberal Democrat Tim Farron and the Scottish National party leader in the House of Commons, Angus Robertson. In...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

South African ruling party calls for inquiry into state capture by business

The Sunday Times and City Press newspapers reported that they obtained emails showing that Zuma was planning to establish a second home in the United Arab Emirates. Political analyst Daniel Silke said the A...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

PM Modi arrives in Russian Federation

Modi than underlined upon the new areas of cooperation both countries were focusing on. And India , which has been pivoting to the east in its own bid to boost trade ties with Southeast Asia, doesn't want to b...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Johns County student advances to finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee

On Wednesday, Rajeev correctly spelled "Dijon" and "phorminx", an ancient Greek instrument. In the third round of preliminary competition, VanWynsberghe received "refulgence" as her word, which is an adjectiv...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

MEI Pharma Inc (MEIP) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results

The stock, after opening at $2.31, hit $2.25 through the close by scoring 5.63%. MEI Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEIP ) has a present Value Composite Score of 61. A 52-week high/low is the highest and lowest price th...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Sam Warburton: 'No issues' with Lions schedule

World Cup victor Will Greenwood was selected for three Lions tours in 1997, 2001 and 2005, the last time the Lions toured New Zealand , playing in two tests . Despite the limited buildup as players filter...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

'Champagne on ice': Liberal MP hopes Trump ditches climate change pact

Still, the falling costs of natural gas and renewables mean that's likely just "a hiccup in the move toward a cleaner energy matrix", he said . Should the United States pull out of the pact and seek to protect...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Activists investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factory are detained in China

CLW called on US President Trump to press for the release of Hua. "Activists exposing potential human rights abuses deserve protection not persecution from the authorities", Mr Nee said , adding that the thr...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Environmental groups denounce intended withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Trump said on Twitter this morning that he would be deciding imminently on what to do with Paris. In a more extreme case, other countries could decide to impose carbon tariffs on the United States. CEO El...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Hamilton 'happy' to salvage seventh in Monaco

This is the reality of it at the moment". Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen will start from the pole position for the first time since 2008 after the Ferrari driver dominated qualifying for the Monaco Gr...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Farrell confident Lions can tame All Blacks

Jones, who had some success against the All Blacks in his time as Australian head coach, explained what he viewed as the keys to defeating the New Zealanders. It had been a decade since the Lions had last v...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

This Wonder Woman Featurette Is 13 Minutes of Pure Joy

For now, advertising for the film and plans for screening have gone ahead as normal, with promotional posters appearing around capital city Beirut. The column featured a picture of Gadot carrying her Wonder ...More..

The NBA's biggest stars share the spotlight with their brothers
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

The NBA's biggest stars share the spotlight with their brothers

Kerr, who watches the Warriors games from a private room on television before addressing the team at half-time, left the bench after Game 2 of the Warriors sweep of Portland in the first round. Their previous...More..

Congress MP asks Modi to seeks views from states on livestock ban
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Congress MP asks Modi to seeks views from states on livestock ban

The BJP, which has been trying to fire-fight misconceptions on rules concerning cow slaughter, found itself in a spot after one of its leaders in Meghalaya's Garo hills posted on Facebook about a "beef party"...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump's communications director quits the White House

Spicer is expected to lead the daily briefing later Tuesday afternoon where he is likely to face questions into Dubke's departure. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus could fall victim to a shake-up...More..