Saturday August 19-th, 2017

Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking

The findings were published in the journal BMJ . The study called E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from U.S. However, many scientists agree that smokeless tobacco poses lower health risks than sm...

First Gene Editing In Human Embryos In The US First Gene Editing In Human Embryos In The US

In December 2015, scientists and ethicists at an worldwide meeting held at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington said it would be "irresponsible" to use gene editing technology in human embryos for therapeutic purposes, such as to co...

Arab League urges Israel to learn lessons from Al-Aqsa crisis Arab League urges Israel to learn lessons from Al-Aqsa crisis

Abbas affirmed that the previous decision by the cabinet regarding support for Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem will be executed as agreed . Palestinian worshippers have strongly condemned Israel's new restrictive measures at al-Aqsa Mosque, e...

Kansas Gov. Brownback To Be Nominated Ambassador For Religious Freedom Kansas Gov. Brownback To Be Nominated Ambassador For Religious Freedom

The choice of what you do with your own soul. In a tweet , Brownback said that "Religious Freedom is the first freedom". He's expected to leave office with his Kansas reputation in tatters and his home state an example of trickle-down economics t...

Not necessary to finish every course of antibiotics, say experts Not necessary to finish every course of antibiotics, say experts

I guess that means your plans this weekend are on - only if you're feeling better, though. But the authors accept that more research is needed before this is implemented - and that this may not apply to all infections. "We agree with the researcher...

Republican Effort To Repeal Obamacare With No Replacement Falls Flat Republican Effort To Repeal Obamacare With No Replacement Falls Flat

Sens. Shelley Moore Capito , R-W.Va., Susan Collins , R-Maine, Dean Heller , R-Nev., and John McCain , R-Ariz., and Rob Portman , R-Ohio, Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, and surprisingly Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., the chair of the Senate Health Com...

Iran reports successful launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space Iran reports successful launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

Iran says its space programme is peaceful, but Western experts suspect the programme may be a cover for developing military missile technologies. Other state-linked agencies including the semi-official Fars news agency also described the launch as su...

Vatican: Too late to start care for Charlie Gard Vatican: Too late to start care for Charlie Gard

Great Ormond Street said it had "moved heaven and earth" to find a hospice willing to take Charlie but even so his death must take place on the day he arrives, for insurance reasons. He said: "We know (Charlie) is not in pain and suffering, so to set...

President Trump, Terry Gou, Speaker Ryan greet Wisconsin LCD plant President Trump, Terry Gou, Speaker Ryan greet Wisconsin LCD plant

According to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , Trump is expected to make the announcement at the White House at 4 p.m. He's even refused to confirm that Wisconsin is even talking with the company, even though House Speaker Paul Ryan and others h...

Russian sought in bitcoin laundering held in Greece Russian sought in bitcoin laundering held in Greece

The United States justice department in collaboration with other Federal agencies cracked the case and USA attorney Brian Stretch spoke about the possible misuses of crypto currencies . Coins stolen from Bitcoinica , Bitfloor and several other ...

U.S. sanctions 13 past and present Venezuelan officials before election U.S. sanctions 13 past and present Venezuelan officials before election

Global condemnation has also been directed at Maduro's effort, and US President Donald Trump has threatened economic "actions" if the election goes ahead. Some are concerned oil sanctions could worsen severe shortages of food and medicine in Venezu...

The costs of allowing transgender people in the military are not The costs of allowing transgender people in the military are not "tremendous"

In a statement on Twitter , the president said that after a meeting with "military experts", the United States Government decided that transgender people were causing a "disruption" in the military and would no longer be allowed to serve "in any cap...

LGBT workplace rights and protections at stake after DOJ announcement LGBT workplace rights and protections at stake after DOJ announcement

Though the man has since passed in a base-jumping accident, his case would still set a precedent for other LGBT workers facing similar workplace discrimination. On the same day that Donald Trump announced reinstatement of the ban on transgende...

Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool

She then ran outside and performed CPR. First responders were called to their home on Holly Court in Melville around 8:45 a.m. Responding police and rescue personnel found the second 3-year-old in the pool, police said. Both children were rushed ...

Three dead in Venezuelan protests after opposition calls strike Three dead in Venezuelan protests after opposition calls strike

USA officials warned that tougher measures could be coming, Reuters reports: "The most serious option is financial sanctions that would halt dollar payments for the country's oil or a total ban on oil imports to the United States, a top cash-pa...

Saakashvili Lashes Out, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine Saakashvili Lashes Out, Vows To Seek Return To Ukraine

Georgia's leadership has not yet commented publicly on Poroshenko's decision. Saakashvili said it was "cowardly" of Poroshenko to strip him of his citizenship when he was out of the country. Without citizenship, Saakashvili can not seek political...

Iran warns to respond firmly to US House 'hostile' move Iran warns to respond firmly to US House 'hostile' move

But the Trump administration argues the nuclear deal was intended, in part, to provide Iran with a fresh start in the worldwide community, in which it has operated as a rogue state since its Islamic revolution in 1979. "If that deal doesn't conform t...

Tillerson On Resignation Rumors: I'm Not Going Anywhere Tillerson On Resignation Rumors: I'm Not Going Anywhere

CNN reported during the weekend that Tillerson was considering leaving his post, saying that the former ExxonMobil CEO was growing frustrated with the Trump administration, but Nauert denied that report . When Nauert was asked why Tillerson's time ...

Switzerland: Five injured in attack at Schaffhausen Switzerland: Five injured in attack at Schaffhausen

Officers have identified the assailant as a 52-year-old man with a criminal history and no fixed address who reportedly has spent significant time living in a forest. Police described Wrousis as being 190cm tall, bald, of unkempt appearance and risky...

Kovind sworn-in as President Kovind sworn-in as President

The President , Shri Ram Nath Kovind , the outgoing President , Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President , Shri M. Hamid Ansari, the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Smt. Justice JS Khehar administered the oath for President Kovind, who sincerely repeated ...

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