Wednesday August 23-rd, 2017

1.7 million children started secondary school overweight or obese in last decade 1.7 million children started secondary school overweight or obese in last decade

This worrying number foretells a future of ill-health which could cost the NHS billions. The calculations, released by Cancer Research UK today, reveal that since 2010, around 47,000 children were obese or overweight by the time they reached seco...

Key government witness to resume testimony in bridge trial

Wildstein testified that he and Baroni informed Christie they had ignored Mayor Mark Sokolich's multiple phone calls about the issue, prompting Christie to say he wasn't surprised that Sokolich "wouldn't be getting his phone calls returned", NJ.com ...

Bookies taking bets on Cheryl and Liam expecting twins Bookies taking bets on Cheryl and Liam expecting twins

The Girls Aloud singer, who is pregnant with her second child with husband Justin Scott, opened up about her bandmate's excitement over her growing brood. Speaking about Cheryl to The Sunday People , Kimberley said: "She's really happy right now"....

Athletes take issue with Donald Trump over 'locker room talk'

Trump , that's not something that we find normal in a locker room", Spencer said. On Sunday he denied that he's ever grabbed women without their consent and again characterized the comments as " locker room talk ". He tells Bush to "Grab 'em by t...

International Olympic Committee backs new drug testing body

The summit also supported the plan, first announced a year ago, for creation of a new anti-doping testing body "within the framework of WADA", that would also have intelligence gathering and investigative powers. "We are to be given substantial addit...

Parents of teen girl who died fasting investigated in India Parents of teen girl who died fasting investigated in India

Aradhana , daughter of a Secunderabad-based jeweller Lakshmi Chand Samdharia, died on October 3, after performing Tapasya (fast) for 68 days during Chaumas, a holy period of Jain Community. Francis school. The end of the fast was celebrated with ...

KU Grad Wins Nobel Peace Prize KU Grad Wins Nobel Peace Prize

He made the announcement in the city of Bojaya, in the north-western region of Choco, after taking part religious ceremony for people affected by the conflict. The Nobel Prize awards committee Friday announced that Santos had won the award. Preside...

SoCal breweries nab Denver beer festival winners SoCal breweries nab Denver beer festival winners

You can check out the full list of winners here. The festival's award rubric says a gold medal victor represents a "world-class beer" with "the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance" for a particular style. Based in Boulder , the Brew...

Boy and girl in court accused of murdering a mother and daughter Boy and girl in court accused of murdering a mother and daughter

Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her 13 year-old daughter Katie were found dead at an address in Dawson Avenue, Spalding in April (15th) this year. Both teenagers, who can not be identified for legal reasons, are alleged to have planned the killings befo...

Search for Florida girl, 4, extends to Tennessee Search for Florida girl, 4, extends to Tennessee

An update featured a photo of the two at Daily's Convenience Store located at Antioch Pike and Interstate 24, captured around 2:30 a.m. CST this morning. Deputies have been combing every inch of the Lazy Dazy RV and Mobile Home Park in Lakeland ...

"Don't Wait, Check the Date" it is National fire Prevention Week

It also has a fireplace, a fire alarm and a working kitchen to help demonstrate safe cooking techniques. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or...

S.African students, police clash again S.African students, police clash again

Wits had warned the entire academic year could be cancelled if classes did not resume. Last week, talks between protesters and management collapsed after student representatives allegedly demanded all universities be shut down until free education ...

UKIP MEP Steven Woolfe discharged from hospital in Strasbourg

A spokeswoman for French national police said that the incident had not been reported to them and they had no current plans to investigate. Following his collapse, Mr Woolfe had a precautionary scan which revealed there was no blood clot on his bra...

Trump campaign fires Va. state chairman over 'stunt' Trump campaign fires Va. state chairman over 'stunt'

Trump", Stewart posted on Facebook Monday afternoon. In the statement announcing the personnel change, Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway reaffirmed the campaign's "tremendous working relationship" with the RNC. Stewart's protest and the sub...

Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August Turkish military says killed 417 Kurdish militants since August

Toprak said the attackers first opened fire on the soldiers at the checkpoint to distract them before driving up a minivan containing about 5 tons of explosives and detonating it. The PKK launched its insurgency in 1984, alleging widespread abuse and...

Paul Ryan Gives Up On Trump

Republicans, who now enjoy a majority in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, are afraid of losing their dominance in Congress in the upcoming elections due to the possible negative effect of the outspoken and controversial billionaire p...

Pence Publicly Defends Trump: Debate Performance Showed 'He's A Big Man' Pence Publicly Defends Trump: Debate Performance Showed 'He's A Big Man'

Of course, in a close presidential race the refusal to defend a candidate publicly is for all intents and purposes the same thing as condemning that candidate publicly. "Hillary Clinton attacked those same women and attacked them viciously", Trump sa...

Hurricane Matthew: Tracking the crisis and impact through maps

With Hurricane Matthew battering the southeastern United States , a fleet of Earth-watching weather satellites is tracking the storm from space, revealing staggering views like this temperature map of the hurricane's eye as seen from above.

Backpage.com CEO arrested, accused of several felony pimping charges

On Thursday, the Texas Attorney General confirmed to reporters that CEO Carl Ferrer, 55, was arrested in the state on a California warrant. Backpage.com is owned by a Dutch-based limited liability corporation, but its main place of business is in D...

HURRICANE MATTHEW US storm death toll reaches 10

It slammed into SC on Saturday, after skirting the Atlantic coast of Florida and Georgia, causing widespread power outages and flooding. It lashed two of the southern United States's most historic cities and some of its most popular resort island...

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