Thursday July 20-th, 2017

In South Africa, 18 students killed in bus crash In South Africa, 18 students killed in bus crash

The Education Department of Gauteng province, where the accident is believed to have taken place, and emergency services reported the incident via Twitter. "This is a huge loss and we're deeply pained by the tragic news", the education department tw...

1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution 1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

On a massive screen inside the massive soundstage Prince frequently used for performances, a clip played from a 2014 concert with 3rdeyegirl. First Avenue, the downtown Minneapolis nightclub featured in Prince's hit 1984 movie "Purple Rain"...

Gov. Matt Bevin reacts to Sen. Bernie Sanders visit

Vermont senator Sanders asked, thrilling a raucous crowd in Portland, Maine, on Monday night. In France, a popular meme has retold our 2016 presidential election in simple terms - voters rejected a left populist (Sanders), nominated a neoliberal (Cli...

Prosecutors: Man arrested over bombing of German soccer bus

The man faces charges of attempted murder, causing an explosion and serious bodily harm. If the value of the shares fell, then his options would have gained up to €3.9m as a result of a large drop in Dortmund's shares. Three identical letters were fo...

Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

An Egyptian-American woman detained in Egypt for almost three years on human trafficking charges will meet President Trump and his daughter Ivanka today at the White House on Friday. "In other words, [Trump] looks at what Obama did and says, 'I'm goi...

Scientists go all woman-ey and gear for anti-Trump protests Scientists go all woman-ey and gear for anti-Trump protests

The UQ School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences head, and March for Science Brisbane Organising Committee member, Professor Paul Young, said the movement started in the USA in the first week of Donald Trump's presidency. Republicans claimed th...

FDA restricts use of codeine, tramadol on children FDA restricts use of codeine, tramadol on children

Codeine already carries a black-box warning, which the FDA added in 2013, stating that the medication should not be used to treat a child's pain after surgery to remove his or her tonsils. The FDA review of several decades of adverse event reports ...

Japan, US, South Korea nuclear envoys to meet Tues. on North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday North Korea's rhetoric was provocative but he had learned not to trust it. The exercise "serves as an invaluable opportunity for USA and ROKAF forces to train together shoulder-to-shoulder and sharpe...

Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke, Study Finds Diet Sodas Raise Risk of Dementia and Stroke, Study Finds

Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine examined at least 4,000 individuals to test the relationship between beverage intake and brain volume and memory. Research has long shown that artificially sweetened drinks are not health dr...

Leicester are underdogs against Atletico, says Fuchs Leicester are underdogs against Atletico, says Fuchs

But Leicester managed to keep the France striker at bay for the rest of the game and Fuchs is hopeful he and his fellow defenders will not be given the runaround in Tuesday's return leg. The referee made his decision, although it's there for ev...

U.S. vows to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes

The ship, equipped with state-of-the-art missiles, had been on exercises in the Black Sea. The United States' top diplomat also said it was "important that we keep our priorities straight" and the USA believes "the first priority is the defeat of I...

United Kingdom prime minister defends decision to seek snap election United Kingdom prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Following the election decision, the parliament will be dissolved on May 2. May's call for an early election came after firm assurances that she would not seek a new election before 2020. A still image from a video footage shows Britain's oppo...

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

While Prime Minister Theresa May sought to frame the election as about Brexit, he insisted it was a battle of "the Conservatives, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party, the party that is standing up for working people to i...

WestJet pilots seek vote to unionize under the Air Line Pilots Association

It is uncertain whether the project will operate as a fully certificated stand-alone unit or as a virtual carrier using its parent's Air Operator's Certificate (AOC). "The concept of a low-priced airline was still relatively new when WestJet took to ...

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

Jehovah's Witnesses first registered as a religious group in Russian Federation in 1991 and registered again in 1999. Supreme Court judge Yury Ivanenko said Russia had made a decision to close down "the administrative centre of Jehovah's Witnesses ...

Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against government Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against government

Opposition supporters clash with police during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro in San Cristobal, Venezuela, April 19, 2017 . Venezuelan Ambassador Samuel Moncada spoke as the opposition and government supporters held duel...

Russia Blocks US-Drafted UN Statement Condemning North Korea Tests Russia Blocks US-Drafted UN Statement Condemning North Korea Tests

Pyongyang is seeking to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the United States mainland with a nuclear warhead, and has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them previous year. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis simultaneously denounced Py...

Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

Cloud, filed House Bill 425, a companion version of the legislation, in the House one month later. The Texas Supreme Court ruled previous year that the school finance system was in need of serious reform, but ultimately constitutional. Drew Darby, ...

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

The US claims a sixth nuclear test is imminent which North Korea called "military hysteria". The parade also featured North Korea's new solid-fuel missiles, which can be fired from land or under the sea. As for the Trump administration's policy, ...

US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup US, Mexico and Canada Launch Joint Bid to Host 2026 World Cup

Under the initial plan, the US would be the site of the quarterfinals, semis and finals, with further discussions to determine the full schedule, including the opening game. According to Sports Illustrated, the USA joined with its neighbors due to FI...

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