New depression near Tampa quickly strengthens into Tropical Storm Emily

Heavy rains and winds are expected across Central Florida the next two days, and tropical storm warnings were in place from the Anclote River near Tarpon Springs to Bonita Springs. "Some drier air aloft settling into central Florida could lead to i... More..

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US President Donald Trump takes more jibes at Jeff Sessions
by | Monday, July 31, 2017

US President Donald Trump takes more jibes at Jeff Sessions

Republican Lindsey Graham said Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Special Counsel Robert Mueller should keep their positions. "But, Tucker, I thought the experts in the Department of Justice, people w...More..

South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test

But the rain that started to fall during the lunch break suggested that novice skipper Root might have to declare earlier than he would like if he wants to give his bowlers enough time to force a win that would...More..

Doctor in labor delivers patient's baby
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Doctor in labor delivers patient's baby

Doctor Amanda Hess was laying in bed inside Frankfort Regional Medical center when an urgent case arrived at the hospital. Hess told WKYT-TV that her husband said, "Is that a woman screaming?" "I put on some...More..

Russian Federation hits back, takes 2 USA sites
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Russian Federation hits back, takes 2 USA sites

President Donald Trump will sign legislation that imposes sanctions on Russian Federation, despite Moscow ordering the U.S. to cut hundreds of diplomatic staff and possibly seizing two USA diplomatic properties...More..

First West Nile Virus Death in Dallas County Reported by Health Officials
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

First West Nile Virus Death in Dallas County Reported by Health Officials

This is the first bird that tested positive for West Nile virus in Monroe County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted virus began May 1. The head of Dallas County Health and Human Services says thi...More..

Families USA: Victory for Families - Skinny Repeal Fails
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Families USA: Victory for Families - Skinny Repeal Fails

Despite a flurry of last-minute back-room dealings, Senate Republican leaders were rightly unable to corral enough votes to pass their destructive " Skinny Repeal " bill, which would have destabilized insuran...More..

Fearing horse-trading, Congress shifts Gujarat MLAs to Bengaluru for 'Tirupati darshan'
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Fearing horse-trading, Congress shifts Gujarat MLAs to Bengaluru for 'Tirupati darshan'

The MLAs who have tendered their resignation on Thursday are considered close to former Opposition leader Shankarsinh Vaghela who has also resigned from the Assembly. Earlier on Friday, Congress spokesperson Ra...More..

Italy ponders Libyan request for help in fight trafficking
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Italy ponders Libyan request for help in fight trafficking

NGOs have warned that the initiative could mean asylum seekers face atrocities including torture and rape when they are taken back to Libya. But Serraj, who leads the UN-backed Government of National Accord, ha...More..

Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Baby Charlie Gard dies after life support withdrawn

The parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, Monday July 24, 2017 withdrew their court fight seeking permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. In a statement, the hospital s...More..

Will redesign Metro signages minus Hindi, says Siddaramaiah
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Will redesign Metro signages minus Hindi, says Siddaramaiah

Amid the protests over the use of Hindi in Bengaluru Metro signboards, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has written a letter to Union Urban Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar asserting that ...More..

10-year-old from Cleveland, TN has been found
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

10-year-old from Cleveland, TN has been found

Her mother returned to the soccer field to look for her when she did not return home by 8:40 p.m. A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a missing girl FROM Southeast Tennessee. More..

US FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, shift toward e-cigarettes
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

US FDA aims to cut nicotine in cigarettes, shift toward e-cigarettes

Gottlieb, in a speech to FDA employees, also said the agency plans to explore regulating the level of nicotine in conventional cigarettes - in an effort to reduce it so that the products are no longer addicti...More..

England earn third victory at UEFA Women's European Championships
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

England earn third victory at UEFA Women's European Championships

England are expected to complete a 100 per cent record in Group D with another handsome win, but Portugal , who boast Bronze's former Liverpool teammate Amanda Da Costa, will not be taken lightly in Tilburg, ...More..

Sauber F1 Axes Honda Deal; McLaren Again Will Be Only Honda Customer
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Sauber F1 Axes Honda Deal; McLaren Again Will Be Only Honda Customer

Sauber , who now use a year-old Ferrari power unit, said a new engine partner would be announced soon. "We had been looking forward to entering the 2018 F1 season together". The future looks hard for Honda...More..

Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes

The researchers found that men who had 14 drinks each week and women who had nine drinks a week appeared to have the lowest risk of type 2 diabetes, compared to nondrinkers or people who drank more heavily,...More..

Everton win in Wayne Rooney's return; AC MIlan narrowly beat CSU Craiova
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Everton win in Wayne Rooney's return; AC MIlan narrowly beat CSU Craiova

His second coming as an Everton player began with a win, but it also threw up more questions than answers about how he will fit into Ronald Koeman's new-look team. "Obviously I won the trophy past year so I...More..

Dharam Singh, former Karnataka CM, dies at 80
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Dharam Singh, former Karnataka CM, dies at 80

Here are some of the facts about former CM of Karnataka. Singh, who has been ailing for some time due to age-related symptoms, was in the hospital for treatment to his respiratory system. He was a Member of t...More..

Study questions benefit of sales-tax holidays
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Study questions benefit of sales-tax holidays

Clothing and shoes valued at $100 or less, school supplies and art supplies $100 or less and computers $1,500 or less are all eligible. Another state sales tax holiday is coming next month but a newly release...More..

Law Banning E-Cigarettes on School Grounds Signed by Governor
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Law Banning E-Cigarettes on School Grounds Signed by Governor

Mr. Cuomo will begin the day meeting with the NY delegation, where the agenda includes "taxes, health care and infrastructure", according to the person with knowledge of the meeting, but who requested anonymi...More..

First human embryos edited in United States through
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

First human embryos edited in United States through "CRISPR" technology

Boston: For the first time, scientists in the United States have successfully used gene-editing tools on human embryos to correct defective DNA that cause inherited diseases. The Tech Review could not determin...More..

Atlanta Tap Water Has Contaminants, Advocacy Group Says
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Atlanta Tap Water Has Contaminants, Advocacy Group Says

Release of the tool is accompanied by a guidebook and a compelling summary of the state of drinking water in America. EWG last published a national drinking water report in 2009 in collaboration with the Ne...More..

I wanted to launch 'Hawayein' in the rain: Shah Rukh Khan
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

I wanted to launch 'Hawayein' in the rain: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted to say that Hawayein , which released yesterday evening, has become the most streamed song (for Indian films) within 24 hours and we know why. There were many moments, when we used to ta...More..

Yemen cholera outbreak tops 400000, draws high-level United Nations visit
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Yemen cholera outbreak tops 400000, draws high-level United Nations visit

UNICEF, WHO, and WFP said the conflict has resulted in disastrous scenes in Yemen's cities. Malnutrition makes them more susceptible to cholera. The UN top officials also met the self-styled prime minister,...More..

Charlie Gard to spend final hours in hospice, court rules
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charlie Gard to spend final hours in hospice, court rules

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Ms Yates walked out of Wednesday's hearing in tears after the judge set the timetable. The court order revealed that Gard ...More..

Officials confirm West Nile virus in Harrison County
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Officials confirm West Nile virus in Harrison County

He said as of Monday, July 24, there were no human cases of the virus in Saginaw county. A local resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes get infected with the disease by biting a bird tha...More..

Justice Department says civil rights laws won't apply to LGBTQ people
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Justice Department says civil rights laws won't apply to LGBTQ people

The Justice Department intervened in a discrimination case, to argue that civil rights laws should not protect gay workers from discrimination. The DOJ, however, claims that the EEOC can't make such a determi...More..

World Health Organization urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asia
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

World Health Organization urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asia

Every year, over 1,00,000 Indians die of hepatitis B related complications. However, as of 2015, only 7% of the 71 million people with chronic hepatitis C had access to treatment. He further said that without...More..

E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking

Overall, more people quit in the latest year that data was available - the 2014-15 year - than in the 2010-11 year. While the BMJ study does not address the number of current smokers who adopted the habit v...More..

Salmonella outbreak in 12 states linked to papayas — CDC
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Salmonella outbreak in 12 states linked to papayas — CDC

Neither the grower nor the region of Mexico where the papayas came from have been identified. Almost 50 cases of salmonella have been reported across 12 states, according to the FDA , resulting in one de...More..