Medicine An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première
Author: 0 An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

He declined to say whether he would change the rules that allow World Health Organization staffers to book perks like business class airplane tickets and stays in five-star hotels. Tedros will succeed Margaret Chan , who on Monday, addressed the World Health Assembly for the final time after serving two consecutive five-year terms.

Medicine Korea on trajectory to nuclear-armed ICBM: US intel official
Author: 0 Korea on trajectory to nuclear-armed ICBM: US intel official

The planning to launch a mockup of an ICBM from the Marshall Islands and hit it midflight with an interceptor missile launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California . It has yet to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. The test was planned years in advance , according to U.S. officials. An ICBM target has never been tested before.

Author: 0 Iranian President Vows to Continue Missile Tests

For him to give such a provocative speech while in Saudi Arabia was created to tell the world that the United States would continue to be part of the Saudi-led bloc that is fighting in Yemen. Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. At a weekend summit in Riyadh , Trump accused Iran of funding and arming " terrorists , militias and other extremist groups" in Iraq , Yemen, Lebanon and backing President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war.

Medicine City swimming pool to open Memorial Day
Author: 0 City swimming pool to open Memorial Day

The official opening of Bolton Pool will be on June 3, and Kimberley Park, Parkland and Polo pools will be open the weekend of June 3-4. In Winston-Salem both Bolton and Parkland will be open from 11:30 6:00 p.m., and Kimberley Park will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m.

Medicine Sen. Heller Distances Himself From Trump Budget Plan
Author: 0 Sen. Heller Distances Himself From Trump Budget Plan

House Republicans came under sharp criticism for passing the bill before the CBO could make its assessment. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday projected it would result in 23 million more uninsured Americans over a decade and would cut the deficit by $119 billion.

Author: 0 Trump Pushes Montenegro's Prime Minister at NATO Summit

Milan Knezevic, leader of Montenegro's opposition and anti-NATO Democratic People's Party, said by phone that Trump's behavior "is clear proof that there's no such thing as equality in NATO ", showing that the country is just a "smudge" on the alliance's map.

Author: 0 UK campaigning resumes 4 days after concert attack

Ben Wallace, Britain's security minister, told the BBC his comments were "inappropriate and crassly timed" while Tim Farron , the leader of the Liberal Democrats, said on Twitter that Corbyn was "putting politics before people at a time of tragedy".

Author: 0 Ethiopian beats Briton to head WHO

Member States chose among Dr. Tedros , Dr. David Nabarro , nominated by Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and Dr. Sania Nishtar , nominated by Pakistan, at the World Health Assembly on May 23. As the top man at WHO, Tedros will have to tackle challenges like the spread of the Zika virus and Ebola alongside existing public health concerns like malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, to name a few.

Medicine Why the Trumps covered their heads in one State, not the other
Author: 0 Why the Trumps covered their heads in one State, not the other

Potica is a decadent traditional Slovenian cake, mostly eaten on special occasions. U.S. President Donald Trump stands next to Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican, May 24, 2017 . The president and pope have not always seen eye to eye. But Spicer, who has become a late-night punchline at home for his strident defense of Trump, has been all but invisible overseas, declining to hold on-camera briefings and missing from top-level meetings.

Author: 0 Mrs. Trump visits Brussels children's hospital, art museum

But Macron instead made a beeline for German Chancellor Angela Merkel - prompting the billionaire property mogul to hold out his hands in apparent surprise. We know already that Trump, who belongs to a wrestling hall of fame, likes to creatively shake hands. You catch all sorts of things. What this has to do with shoving Markovic in an attempt to shake hands with Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is entirely unclear, but no one ever said making America great again was easy.

Author: 0 Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

In Sicily, Trump was again received warily, a president who ran an "America First" campaign with suggestions of disentangling the United States from global pacts now engaged in two days of pomp and policy with the leaders of the United Kingdom, France , Germany , Italy , Japan and Canada.

Medicine Boehner: Trump a 'Complete Disaster' Beyond Foreign Policy
Author: 0 Boehner: Trump a 'Complete Disaster' Beyond Foreign Policy

Boehner, who backed the businessman during the presidential campaign, criticized the Trump's late-night tweets and said he hadn't imagined him becoming commander-in-chief. "Republicans never ever agree on health care", he said, adding that full repeal and replacement is "not going to happen". Boehner said he doesn't miss being speaker and is glad he resigned .

Author: 0 US First Lady brushes off Trump's extended hand on Israel visit

An awkward moment played out on the tarmac of an airport in Israel on Monday after President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived as part of the couple's first trip overseas since the president's inauguration. It's unclear what caused the swat, if anything. Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and briefly place it on the First Lady's backside instead .

Author: 0 Turkey summons U.S. envoy over 'aggressive' acts against Turkish security guards

The Turkish Embassy claimed on Wednesday that Erdogan's bodyguards were acting in "self-defense" during the incident and the protesters were affiliated with the terrorist group PKK. Turkey and the United States have been at odds over the developments in Syria, where Washington has been supporting Kurdish militias fighting the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

Author: 0 Donald Trump believes EU27 more united after Brexit vote, Donald Tusk says

Satisfied, Trump raised his chin, adjusted his jacket and surveyed the crowd before him. The video uploaded by CNN and some other journalists has gone viral on the Internet and Twitter is not ready to forgive. Even the American NATO delegation was not expecting that Trump would stage one of his feared speeches, where he goes off on his own tangent. But some of the apprehension about Mr Trump which came immediately after he became President has dissipated somewhat.

Medicine Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assaulting Reporter
Author: 0 Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite Assaulting Reporter

Rural Montana is a reliably Republican state, having voted for the GOP in every election bar two since 1952. "Last night I made a mistake", he said. was the tech entrepreneur's most high-profile surrogate. Earlier Thursday, multiple Republicans, including House Speaker Paul Ryan , called on Gianforte to apologize.

Medicine Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You?
Author: 0 Is Your Sunscreen Protecting You?

Sunscreen without an expiration date has a shelf life of no more than three years, but it has a shorter shelf life if it has been exposed to high temperatures. A tightly woven fabric protects better than loosely woven clothing. Unless you are locked up in a dark room there is always going to be an element of potentially harmful UV rays around you.

Medicine Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge
Author: 0 Modi, marking three years in power, opens India's longest bridge

The 28.5-km-long bridge is 3.55 km longer than the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai. This has now changed with the Dhola-Sadiya bridge ensuring 24X7 connectivity between upper Assam and Eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh . He has put up a poster on the rear of his vehicle (bearing registration number KA20 9388) announcing: "On the occasion of the fourth year of the Narendra Modiled BJP government, the autorickshaw fare has been reduced to Re 1 for up to 5km".

Medicine Libya force: Concert bomb suspect, brother had IS links
Author: 0 Libya force: Concert bomb suspect, brother had IS links

He was born in Britain to parents who had fled Libya during the four-decade dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi. British officials said a 23-year-old man was arrested in South Manchester in connection with the attack, but did not divulge further details about that individual's identity.

Author: 0 Trump angry at NATO allies for not spending enough on defense

The Daily Mail also reports that NATO's official seating chart puts the United States in the front row and Montenegro , which is in the process of formally joining the military alliance, in the corner. Two percent is the bare minimum for confronting today's very real and very vicious threats. "The Trump brand of diplomacy has some analysts anxious that the nine-day tour of allies in the Mideast and Europe might only make his troubles worse", wrote the Washington Post before the ...

Medicine Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south
Author: 0 Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south

There are only around 30 gunmen, but they are moving quickly through homes , planting bombs in the streets, hiding snipers around the city, and taking hostages, complicating the situation. "We want to finish this problem as soon as possible". Philippine military spokesman Brigadier-General Restituto Padilla said six foreign fighters are believed to have been killed in the Marawi fighting, including Malaysians, Indonesians and another nationality which he did not specify.

Medicine Doubt cast Labour's general election tax hike plans would work
Author: 0 Doubt cast Labour's general election tax hike plans would work

Titled " For the many not the few ", the manifesto says the population is coming under "increasing strain" from falling living standards, growing job insecurity and shrinking public services. "In terms of the imagery of Jeremy, that's a huge task", Politico quoted him as saying. He added: "Labour will move towards universal childcare, expanding free provision for two, three and- four-year-olds in the next Parliament".

Author: 0 Vettel sets fastest ever lap at Monaco

The triple world champion had been fastest in the morning session but was more than a second off the pace in the afternoon. Lewis Hamilton was fastest with Sebastian Vettel second. "We did some changes and it always got better, so that's the main thing". Max Verstappen has clearly taken well to the lavish Monaco lifestyle as he went jet-skiing ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix.

Author: 0 House ready to debate budget

Nelson Dollar, a Cary Republican and the House's senior budget writer. Marco Rubio was quoted by The Wall Street Journal . Part of the reason the Senate chose to write a new bill rather than amend the AHCA was to avoid answering such questions at this moment.

Author: 0 GOP Candidate Body Slams Reporter Before Election Day

Steve Bullock previous year by about 4 points, even as President Trump rolled to a 20-point win in the state. More than a third of the state's registered voters had already submitted ballots before it happened, state election officials said, and some Gianforte supporters shrugged off the charges or said they did not believe published accounts .

Medicine PM Modi gave new direction to Indian economy: Pranab Mukherjee
Author: 0 PM Modi gave new direction to Indian economy: Pranab Mukherjee

The BJP will be organising a pan-Indian festival-like publicity campaign to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led NDA three-year rule. "The income of farmers who are growing high quality ginger will increase for they will get new market". He said the bridge would contribute to the development of the northeastern region.

Author: 0 US grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

As for follow-up, "The one thing that it probably will be is quiet and discreet", the official said. Is the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians a tragic dispute over land, part of a global battle against Islamist terror, or both? Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his call for the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital during his 45-minute encounter with his American counterpart Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Medicine Atsu dropped; Kwarasey, Akaminko return to Black Stars
Author: 0 Atsu dropped; Kwarasey, Akaminko return to Black Stars

Saanie Daara explained to Asempa FM that the motivation behind Appiah's decision is to create competition among the players in the team. "So we asked the same question you are asking but the point is that he wants to give an opportunity to other players as well".

Medicine Trump told Russian officials that Comey was 'a real nut job'
Author: 0 Trump told Russian officials that Comey was 'a real nut job'

The date of the hearing has not yet been set. "Moreover, the American people deserve an opportunity to hear it", Warner said in a statement . Richard Burr of North Carolina said in a statement. Comey was abruptly fired by Trump at a time when he was leading an investigation into whether Trump's election campaign had links with Russian Federation in the U.S.

Medicine Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire
Author: 0 Alabama executes man for 1982 murder-for-hire

Supreme Court issued a temporary stay "pending further order" from the justices as they consider Arthur's request. They also haven't heard whether Alabama Gov. In a separate, earlier filing to the nation's high court, Arthur's lawyers said there should be a telephone in the death chamber, so lawyers can call a court if something goes wrong.

Medicine Warwickshire man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack
Author: 0 Warwickshire man arrested in connection with Manchester terror attack

Security forces rounded up more suspects Wednesday in the deadly Manchester concert blast and soldiers fanned out across the country to national landmarks as an on-edge Britain tried to thwart the possibility of additional attacks. Abrini visited Manchester in 2015. British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting Wednesday of her emergency security cabinet group to talk about intelligence reports on Abedi and concerns that he might have had outside support.

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Author: 0 Fitness trackers out of step when measuring calories

To accurately test heart and metabolic rates, the researchers used medical-grade electrocardiographs and an instrument that measures oxygen and carbon dioxide in breath, which accurately portrays energy expenditure . The devices measure heart rates directly, but the energy expenditure algorithms seem to have a wide margin for improvement, researchers said. The veracity of these tests remains circumspect after the study's results.

Medicine Hurricanes, Seminoles to meet on Local 10 in prime time
Author: 0 Hurricanes, Seminoles to meet on Local 10 in prime time

For the sixth straight season, the annual college football rivalry between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles will be under the lights and on national television. Kickoff times for the remainder of Miami's 2017 schedule have yet to be announced. It is the first meeting between the schools since 2007 and is a match-up between the only two teams to finish in the AP top 25 in each of the last seven years.

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Author: 0 US appeals court maintains block on Trump travel ban

He's offered no timetable. The White House says it remains confident that President Donald Trump's travel ban is lawful and ultimately will be upheld by the courts. This is the second time the federal courts of appeal have upheld temporary halts of Trump's attempts to impose a travel ban. The 10-3 decision split directly down political affiliation, with the court's 10 Democrat-appointed judges joining in the majority opinion and three Republican-appointed judges dissenting.

Author: 0 Oil producers extend output cuts into 2018

Iran's Bijan Namdar Zanganeh floated possible extensions of three months, six months or even a year and said his country had "no difficulty" with any of the options , while Jabbar Ali Hussein Al-Luiebi, his Iraqi counterpart, mentioned "the scenario of a nine-month freeze".

Author: 0 Republican Gianforte Wins Montana House Seat, Apologizes After Assault Charge

Ultimately though the state's GOP character carried Gianforte to victory despite healthcare concerns that dominated the race. With a new layer of uncertainty, the polls opened Thursday in Montana in a congressional race unsettled by assault charges lodged against the Republican front-runner for allegedly attacking a reporter covering the race.

Author: 0 Gianforte win MT congressional election with relative ease

Gianforte yells, "The last guy who came here did the same thing", and a shaken-sounded Jacobs tells the candidate that he just body-slammed him. But speaking at his victory party in Bozeman shortly after the race was called, Gianforte admitted he was in the wrong and offered an apology to Jacobs.

Medicine Block on Trump travel ban upheld by 4th Circuit
Author: 0 Block on Trump travel ban upheld by 4th Circuit

The Supreme Court nearly always has the final say when a lower court strikes down a federal law or presidential action. Summary: Another federal appeals court has upheld the block on President Trump's travel ban. Judge Paul Niemeyer sharply dissented from the decision, saying it will make the USA more unsafe. The Department of Justice appealed the case , originally decided by Maryland District Court Judge Theodore D.

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Author: 0 UK interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

President Trump pledged that the source of the leaks will be identified. Abedi killed 22 people and injured 64 when he detonated an improvised explosive at the Manchester Arena as fans piled out of an Ariana Grande gig. "This is not their style". Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham raised the issue with the US ambassador, reports said. Abedi passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe, Turkish security officials told Reuters , but said they had no records of him entering Syria ...

Author: 0 More Arrests in Connection with Deadly Manchester Arena Bombing

They say the leaks compromise their investigations by telling the people they're still hunting for what they know. Ariana Grande has called off two London concerts and five in Europe after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her performance in Manchester , England, the USA pop singer's representatives said on Wednesday.

Medicine Donald Trump says 'Germans are very bad': German media
Author: 0 Donald Trump says 'Germans are very bad': German media

BMW Chief Executive Officer Harald Krueger, one of a small group of business leaders to accompany German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her first trip to visit Trump at the White House , has defended the importance of free trade and noted that BMW's biggest plant worldwide is in Spartanburg, South Carolina - making the manufacturer the biggest exporter on a net basis from the U.S.

Author: 0 Probe: US bomb set off IS-planted devices in Mosul tragedy

The admission came as a monitor group said a further 35 civilians were killed on Thursday in US-led coalition air strikes in an eastern Syrian town held by the Islamic State group. " ISIS knew of the large numbers of civilians sheltered in the structure". Gen. Joe Martin, commanding general of the Combined Joint Task Force: Operation Inherent Resolve anti-Islamic State coalition, said in a statement .

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Author: 0 Irregular Heartbeats? Chocolate Might Be Able To Help

According to the Times, atrial fibrillation damages heart tissue that changes the way electrical signals travel though the heart . Patients with atrial fibrillation have higher rates of heart failure, hospitalisation, stroke and cognitive impairment.

Medicine Broadcaster Katie Hopkins to leave LBC 'immediately'
Author: 0 Broadcaster Katie Hopkins to leave LBC 'immediately'

Hopkins received widespread condemnation for her tweet following the murder of 22 people on Monday night, with many outraged at her use of the Nazi term for the Holocaust. The 42-year-old is known for being an outspoken commentator on far-ranging topics from terrorism and Islam, to children's names and obesity. Following LBC's announcement, Hopkins has posted on Twitter but has not referenced her departure.

Medicine Local Veterans To Be Honored In National Program
Author: 0 Local Veterans To Be Honored In National Program

The riders took part in a brief ceremony at the Wentzville Vietnam Memorial, which recently underwent an $85,000 renovation. It reads: "In Memory of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War and later died as a result of their service".