Tuesday April 25-th, 2017

Human DNA tied mostly to single exodus from Africa long ago

There is no evidence for a magic mutation that made us human... The study concludes that they moved into the Middle East, where they interbred with Neandertals , before splitting into two groups. That does not mean there weren't other smaller migr...

GOP-led House panel finds former Clinton aide in contempt GOP-led House panel finds former Clinton aide in contempt

He said the committee was "left with no choice" when Pagliano skipped again. Pagliano's refusal to cooperate with Congress is urging the committee to vote on a resolution to hold Pagliano in contempt of Congress. Pagliano's lawyers indicated to the...

Kentucky woman dies from CF complications just days after husband's death Kentucky woman dies from CF complications just days after husband's death

In 2013, Katie Prager went to the University of Kentucky Center for CF Care in Lexington, but was told she could not receive a transplant at the facility because of a cepacia infection because the facility did not do transplants on CF patients with c...

Donald Trump's Praise of 'Stop and Frisk' at Odds With Court Ruling Donald Trump's Praise of 'Stop and Frisk' at Odds With Court Ruling

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story misstated whether New York City is appealing the federal judge's 2013 ruling on stop-and-frisk. "It worked incredibly well". Ten years later, that figure had declined by almost three quarters, to 8.4 homic...

All PEI Schools Evacuated Over Potential Threat All PEI Schools Evacuated Over Potential Threat

But he says the province will look at what can be learned from the threat, which caused traffic slowdowns and the emptying of many offices as parents hurried to pick up children. The threat was later determined to be not credible. Baillie said poli...

Corruption charges against former top aide to Cuomo, others

Percoco "will enter a plea of not guilty because he is not guilty". A total of nine people, including a former top aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo, are facing federal corruption charges, reports the New York Times . In the spring, he launched an int...

Donald Trump, Mike Pence to campaign at Cleveland Heights church Donald Trump, Mike Pence to campaign at Cleveland Heights church

Hannity , who has become known for his very friendly approach to interviewing the Republican presidential nominee on his evening program, which he does often, joined fellow conservatives Mark Geist, a security contractor caught in the 2012 Benghazi a...

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's waxworks separated following split

Brangelina have six children together - 15-year-old Maddox, 12-year-old Pax, 11-year-old Zahara, 10- year-old Shiloh and twins Vivienne and Knox, aged eight. We just didn't think that all roads would lead back to Pitt's ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston, th...

John Kerry calls for Syria ceasefire at UN Security Council meeting

The U.S. has said that successful joint operations with Russian Federation in Syria against extremist groups could lead to a political transition away from the Assad regime. Eyewitnesses said the aid convoy was hit by some 20 missiles, likely from ...

Police evacuate all schools on Canada's Prince Edward Island Police evacuate all schools on Canada's Prince Edward Island

In Nova Scotia meanwhile police were probing an anonymous bomb threat against three university campuses in the province. Students were bussed home at around 10:30 a.m. It did not disclose the nature of the potential threat. Prime Minister Justin ...

Philippine president seeks extension of bloody war on drugs

Richard Gordon was elected to replace de Lima. Matabato said he was part of a death squad to kill drug dealers on orders from Duterte when the president was mayor of the city of Davao between 1988 and 2013. The group called on senators opposed ...

Drug-resistant bacteria competition offers $20M in prizes

Countries reaffirmed their commitment to develop national action plans on AMR, based on the Global Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance - the blueprint for tackling AMR developed in 2015 by the World Health Organization (WHO) in coordination wit...

Paris Climate Change agreement passes key threshold

The ceremony was attended by heads of state and government, foreign ministers, ministers and diplomats, which event was enshrined on the high-level debate of the United Nations General Assembly, installed the day before. The accord requires all count...

Cancer causing metal found in drinking water of NY and NJ towns Cancer causing metal found in drinking water of NY and NJ towns

A pollutant made famous by environmental activist Erin Brockovich shows up in drinking water supplies across the country, including the Las Vegas Valley, according to a new report by the Environmental Working Group . "We want people to be aware th...

Airstrike on Syrian medical facility kills 4 staff

At least five emergency medical workers were said to have been killed in airstrikes near the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, following the collapse of a fragile cease-fire in Syria. "There only could have been two entities responsible, either...

Cops; Mint employee smuggled gold in rectum Cops; Mint employee smuggled gold in rectum

A bank teller became suspicious. Apparently, the wand would not be expected to have picked up gold cached thus. Lawrence sold 18 gold pucks - each a circular 7.4-ounce nugget worth about $6,800 - to an Ottawa Gold Buyers store between November 27, ...

Clinton says Trump gives 'aid, comfort' to ISIS recruiters Clinton says Trump gives 'aid, comfort' to ISIS recruiters

We all know by now that the greatest threat to our national security isn't someone trained by a foreign terrorist network flying a plane into a skyscraper in a major USA city. The Clinton campaign, for its part, has long believed that in the unwanted...

Pipe bomb explodes before Marines charity run; no injuries Pipe bomb explodes before Marines charity run; no injuries

No injuries were reported in the blast in Seaside Park around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, said Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor's office. The explosion in Seaside Park was caused by a device more like a pipe bomb, whereas the NY ...

BJP to provide outside support to Arunachal government BJP to provide outside support to Arunachal government

The SC judgement effectively removed the government led by rebel Congress leader Kalikho Pul which was sworn in in February with the support of 18 dissident Congress MLAs and two independents, and 11 BJP MLAs who gave outside support. "There are many...

Real-life Fault in Our Stars husband Dalton Prager dies at 25 Real-life Fault in Our Stars husband Dalton Prager dies at 25

Nonetheless, the two loved each other so deeply they did not listen to the warning and went out on a date. Dalton Prager had an infection called burkholderia cepacia that is highly contagious for people with cystic fibrosis, an infection then-K...

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