Sunday July 23-rd, 2017

Four New Zika Virus Cases Reported in Florida Outbreak

In a statement, the Texas Department of Health Services said there was no risk of locally contracted Zika in Texas . The mother had become infected with Zika while traveling in Latin America, and gave birth to the baby in Harris County near ...

Hillary Clinton Mocks Donald Trump's Economic Advisors as 'Six Guys Named Steve' Hillary Clinton Mocks Donald Trump's Economic Advisors as 'Six Guys Named Steve'

Trump laid out a series of policies he said are aimed at revitalizing a limping economic engine, including a sharp reduction of corporate tax to 15 per cent from 35 per cent, something he floated back in September as a way to lure back U.S.

With $80 Million July Haul, Trump Narrows Fundraising Gap With Clinton With $80 Million July Haul, Trump Narrows Fundraising Gap With Clinton

In recent weeks, Trump has angered fellow Republicans by criticizing parents of a soldier killed in Iraq and refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan and others for re-election. Manafort the campaign has "sort of had a rule of not getting involved...

Gaming linked to better school test scores Gaming linked to better school test scores

However the results suggested video games could enhance a student's skills regardless of ability. A recent study from Columbia University showed that high video game usage by children aged 6 to 11 was associated with a greatly increased chance of...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hoping to win more after Community Shield success

On a day when the world record signing of Paul Pogba was all but confirmed and Manchester United lifted the Charity Shield in a 2-1 victory against Leicester City, it was a story about the "smallest player" on the pitch, Juan Mata which made headline...

3 babies test positive for bacteria at Maryland hospital

The hospital is taking steps to determine the root cause of the bacteria and moved patients out of the unit in an act of caution, said Delores Butler, spokesperson for Dimensions Healthcare Corporation, the nonprofit organization that operates the ho...

Athlete wins Kosovo's 1st Olympic gold medal Athlete wins Kosovo's 1st Olympic gold medal

Kosovo has won its first ever Olympic medal - and it's a gold. "That means a lot". The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) congratulates Taiwan and Kosovo, its members, on the occasion of this important success. The unseeded Basil...

Italian sailor uses mouth-to-mouth to revive kitten Italian sailor uses mouth-to-mouth to revive kitten

MILAN (AP) - The Italian coast guard has rescued and revived a drowning kitten at a Sicilian port, after children on shore drew attention to its plight. "Wake up." After a few minutes, the kitten emitted a few weak "meows". In a statement a spokes...

Dozens of protesters in Chicago block streets, traffic Dozens of protesters in Chicago block streets, traffic

An officer is heard angrily accusing the 18-year-old of firing at police. Critics also said officers seemed to lack any sense of remorse for having shot O'Neal. “I was concerned by some of the things that I saw on the videos and thats why we took s...

South Africa's ruling party wins Johannesburg in narrow race

Neck-and-neck races between the ANC and DA in Johannesburg and Tshwane - home to the capital Pretoria - mean the EFF's 10 percent share of the vote will be needed for coalitions there. "We don't believe that any of the organizations that are on off...

Man killed by Cincinnati police ruled incompetent in 2015 Man killed by Cincinnati police ruled incompetent in 2015

The suspect, identified as 25-year-old Jawari Porter, was armed with a knife when he rushed an officer through the open door of a police cruiser in the downtown Central Business District , according to Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac. Video from...

China criticizes US, Japan, Australia for 'fanning' tensions China criticizes US, Japan, Australia for 'fanning' tensions

Competing claims with China in the vital shipping lane are among the most contentious issues for the 10 members of ASEAN , who are pulled between their desire to assert their sovereignty while fostering ties with an increasingly assertive Beijing .

Delta grounds flights due to systems problems

Flights scheduled for departure were not taking off, but those already in the air were operating normally, Delta said in a statement . The airline said customers should still expect delays and cancellations, with long wait times. Several applicati...

Trump to outline economic plan in bid to reset presidential campaign Trump to outline economic plan in bid to reset presidential campaign

He promised more details on his proposed plans in the coming days. Trump himself noted the protests seemed well planned. But mostly, the speech was a mishmash of Republican boilerplate, vague promises Trump has made many times before, and stateme...

Why Japan's Emperor May Be Considering Abdication

As the reason for releasing a message to the public this time, the Emperor said it is his hope "that the duties of the Emperor as the symbol of the State can continue steadily without a break". Akihito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne in January 1...

Pulse gunman hit by 8 bullets in police shoot-out Pulse gunman hit by 8 bullets in police shoot-out

Omar Mateen, 29, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, has been identified as the gunman who opened fire at Pulse nightclub in Orlando in what is now the worst mass shooting in USA history. Mateen's attack on the Pulse nightclub left 49 people dead, and he was...

Russian Federation accuses Aleppo rebels of using "toxic substances"

Envoy for Syria , said following the meeting of the International Support Group on Syria, that extensive diplomatic efforts were exerted to reach a humanitarian ceasefire in Aleppo , with hopes it could be announced in the upcoming days.

Philippine Leader Links Politicians, Military to Drug Trade

Duterte says he will take full responsibility if any of those he named turn out to be innocent. He and Mohammadali Abinal, former mayor of the town of Marantao, surrendered to police after finding their names included on a list of 27 mayors nationw...

'Scary Lucy' no more: Town reveals new Lucille Ball statue

The new statue was unveiled on what would have been Ball's 105th birthday. The statue is standing on a replica of Lucille Ball's Hollywood Walk of Fame star. It depicts Lucille Ball wearing her iconic polka dot dress, shows her smiling a big ...

South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria

In the municipal elections, the opposition Democratic Alliance party edged out the ANC in Tshwane, though it did not win a majority, raising the likelihood of a coalition government. "Foreign investors will probably welcome the fact that reduced ...

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