Author: 0 China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on South China Sea

Mattis said he would work with Senate and House Armed Services Committee Chairmen John McCain (R-AZ) and Mac Thornberry (R-TX) on boosting spending on US military assets there. He also pointed out that the US would protect the homeland from the threat posed by North Korea, noting that the USA just recently successfully conducted a test interception of an intercontinental ballistic missile threat.

Medicine Powerball jackpot jumps to $375M
Author: 0 Powerball jackpot jumps to $375M

The Powerball jackpot continues to increase. One ticket sold in New Jersey that matched four numbers and the powerball was worth $50,000. Two tickets were sold in Florida and the others were sold in NY and Ohio. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday has grown to an estimated $375 million. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26) Tickets cost $2 each.

Author: 0 Why Corbyn's surge could be good news for sterling

If YouGov's projection does prove to be true, Jeremy Corbyn would need to be willing to enter into negotiations for a coalition with another political party if he is to replace May in Downing Street. Even if May can cling on to power - say, if she keeps her majority but it is reduced to single figures - her authority will be severely undermined and Brexit negotiators in Brussels will be confident they can weaken Britain's hand in talks.

Author: 0 Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

Its supporters, including leaders from Cambridge-based Palestine Advocacy Project, said their resolution was not a radical departure from the positions of past USA administrations. Between 2000 and 2008, Israel made or agreed to three comprehensive offers to the Palestinians. "We need to make sure they (Palestinians) have work and everything will be fine", he said.

Author: 0 Springer, Astros Power Past Rangers 7-2, Win 10th Straight

Hinch said. He pitched 22.0 scoreless innings from May 6-23, which was the longest scoreless inning streak by an Astros pitcher since Roy Oswalt posted a 32.0-inning streak from August 27 through September 11, 2008. Todd Frazier led off the third with his eighth homer, lifting the White Sox to a 2-0 lead, and Verlander left after a four-pitch walk. After striking out twice, Correa hit his 10th homer on a drive that cleared the 14-foot wall in left-center field to make it 3-0.

Medicine Australian London terror victim stabbed in the neck
Author: 0 Australian London terror victim stabbed in the neck

Speaking with Channel 9 journalists in London, witness Marco said she was hiding under a table before one of the attackers pounced on her. She posted on Facebook saying she is in pain but her injuries are not life-threatening. "Yeah, right now we are just happy he is safe", she said. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has spoken with the father of an Australian woman who is recovering in hospital, while another who received stitches is on his way back home.

Medicine Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi
Author: 0 Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi

The minimum temperature recorded on Saturday was 28.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. Monday is likely to be tad better but relief will only come on June 6 in the form of thunderstorm and rain. Weather officials said that there were no signs of any respite from the heat for the next two days. In Shimla, more than 2,000 metres above the mean sea level, the maximum was recorded at 30.1 degrees.

Medicine UPSC topper Nandini says she is realising her dream now
Author: 0 UPSC topper Nandini says she is realising her dream now

She qualified the examination with Kannada Literature as her optional subject. Last year's topper Dabi was a Dalit, while this year's star Nandini belongs to the other backward classes (OBC). degree in Computer Science from BITS, Pilani. Including the topper Nandini K R , three female candidates found their place in top ten, Saumya Pandey (4th rank) and Shweta Chauhan (7th rank) are other candidates.

Author: 0 GOP Sen. Richard Burr: I don't see health care plan this year

A 55 percent majority of Americans view the Republican-backed American Health Care Act negatively, the same proportion who want the Senate to make major changes to the legislation or reject it, the survey finds. The analysis said the deficits in the federal is anticipated to fall by $119bn (£91bn) from 2017-2026 under this proposal, that is championed by President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass

The survey also finds that almost half of Americans say the quality of their health care and their ability to get insurance coverage will stay about the same if the House bill is adopted. Employers seeking an exemption would not be required to notify the government, under the drafted rule, though they would have to make clear in their health plan documents that they do not cover contraception and would be required to notify their employees of any change in benefits .

Author: 0 Kabul Funeral Blasts Kill At Least 20

Government Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah was at the funeral but was unharmed, while survivors said a series of explosions had ripped through the crowd, most of whom appeared to be linked to Abdullah's mainly Tajik Jamiat-e-Islami party.

Author: 0 London to hold vigil for attack victims

Prime Minister Theresa May said their aim had been to sow panic. The BBC is reporting that more than one person has died. Then, he said, he began fighting and hit one of the attackers on the head with a crate before police told him to run.

Medicine Ethiopia to lead the World Health Organization
Author: 0 Ethiopia to lead the World Health Organization

The WHO has Tuesday elected elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , an Ethiopian, as its new Director-General. A 133-50 vote secured Dr. Tedros' appointment. Tedros served as Ethiopian health minister from 2005-2012 during when he managed to boost health care access across Ethiopia by creating over 3,500 health centres and deploying almost 40,000 Army of health workers.

Author: 0 'Absolutely' no income tax rise for high earners, say Tories

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to stand by Britain's nuclear deterrent, giving his political opponents some relief from an otherwise depressing day on the campaign trail. May insisted nothing had changed on her tax policy - she has kept open the possibility of tax rises - after her defense minister, Michael Fallon, was quoted by a national newspaper as saying that income tax would not increase for higher earners.

Author: 0 London man promises to return to bar at scene of terror attack

Saturday's attack began with a white van - hired from a rental service - ploughing into pedestrians on London Bridge around 10pm. Seven people died and 21 others are still critically injured in hospital after three attackers targeted innocent Londoners enjoying themselves at a popular nightspot.

Medicine New treatment options for patients with advanced BRCA-related breast cancer
Author: 0 New treatment options for patients with advanced BRCA-related breast cancer

Apparently, the drug also reduces the size of tumors in 3 out of 5 patients. A study of 302 women, dubbed OlympiAD, found that those getting the drug were 42 percent less likely to see their cancer spread than those given conventional chemotherapy, according to results presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago .

Author: 0 Trump cabinet officials propagate soft climate denial on the Sunday shows

On these topics, however, China and the European Union seemed less united. " He said that he's going to put jobs and the environment first", Pruitt replied. But Mr. Trump's withdrawal from the Paris pact wasn't entirely without support. He attacked China and Europe on coal use as well. In the meantime, he said in his speech , and a senior White House adviser confirmed, he will ignore President Barack Obama's promises under the agreement.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman soars at the box office, shattering records and stereotypes

Wonder Woman made waves at the box office this weekend, bringing in a whopping $100.5 million-the biggest-ever opening for a female director. Patty Jenkins now holds the banner for the best domestic opening for a female director, topping " Fifty Shades of Grey's " Sam Taylor-Johnson ($85.1 million).

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Author: 0 Coast Guard Karnataka rescues four personnel

On receiving the message, the Coast Guard team swung into action and at late night rescued four personnel. The rescue vessel arrived at the site of the accident was lowered her rubber boat, succeeding to rescue four sailors from the sinking dredging barge Ibis.

Author: 0 India retaliates to cross-LoC fire, 5 Pak soldiers killed: Army

The news of Thursday's attack also came just hours after Arun Jaitley , who now holds the Defence portfolio, told reporters: "I don't want to get in to the strategic details, but in past few weeks our armed forces are dominating the LoC ".

Author: 0 Six killed, 48 injured in terror attack in London

Witnesses described the van speeding into several pedestrians on London Bridge and then one or more knife-wielding men sprinting towards bars packed with revellers enjoying a Saturday night out. Local police dealt with the attack as a terrorist incident, as the knifeman reportedly claimed it was in revenge for Syria during the attack. British Prime Minister Theresa May described the attacks as "dreadful events".

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Author: 0 Texas A&M tops Iowa 3-2, reaches final in Houston Regional

The victor will face Texas A&M at 8 p.m. today. Iowa's Matt Hoeg (3) dives back safely to first in the second inning against Texas A&M during an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Houston . The Hawkeyes closed to 3-2 in the fifth as Jake Adams, who hit two home runs in last weekend's Big Ten tournament finale, drilled a solo shot to left.

Author: 0 London attack: General Election to go ahead as scheduled

Prime Minister Theresa May also paid tribute to the response of the emergency services, saying: "On behalf of the people of London and on behalf of the whole country, I want to thank and pay tribute to the professionalism and bravery of the police and the emergency services, and the courage of members of the public who defended themselves and others from the attackers".

Author: 0 Putin denies Russian meddling in U.S. election

Peabody Energy, the US's largest publicly traded coal company, also praised the decision, claiming the current agreement could have damaged the USA economy. He is also a UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. China now has the opportunity to fill this role as well. If countries did make changes in the wake of Trump's announcement, they would affect the foreseeable profitability of energy- or climate-related investments.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake area near Syrian border from IS

With the loss of Sihha, the enclave has shrunk to three districts alongside the western bank of the Tigris river - the densely populated Old City center, Zanjili and the Medical City. The Mosul offensive started in October with air and ground support from a US-led worldwide coalition. The Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) forces announced the "total liberation" of the Baaj district "with support from the air force ".

Author: 0 No problems with Kumble, dont spread rumours: Virat Kohli

One of the finest fast bowlers of current times , Mohammed Amir would be pitted against the talismanic Virat Kohli in what could turn out to be a battle primarily between Indias vaunted batting line-up and against Pakistans potent bowling attack.

Author: 0 London terror attack: Seven dead; 48 injured; three suspects killed

One of the victims was confirmed to be in hospital, while Australian authorities were working to determine the status of the second person, Turnbull told at a news conference on Sunday. "They want to stop us voting on Thursday in the general elections, and enjoying the democracy that we have", he said. The summery Saturday scene was also the ideal contrast to the March 22 terror attack on another bridge on the Thames - the Westminster Bridge - when Khalid Masood drove his vehicle into ...

Author: 0 Tillerson backs United States to cut emissions

Many politicians and other Americans jumped on Twitter after the announcement to cheer on Trump's "America first" emphasis on the economy. The American Coal Council said more than 90 percent of US coal plants are equipped with advanced emissions controls, and that advances in technology will lead to further improvement.

Author: 0 Labour set to hold Penistone and Stocksbridge seat despite Conservative hopes

The Conservatives enter the final days of the election campaign still ahead in the polls but with the pollsters sharply divided over the strength of their lead over Labour, according to the latest batch of surveys. May retains a commanding lead over Corbyn as to who would make the best prime minister. The lead of May's Conservative Party was down from seven percentage points in the last comparable YouGov poll published on May 27.

Medicine World Health Organization gets African DG
Author: 0 World Health Organization gets African DG

Adhanom, elected at the ongoing 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, will succeed outgoing Margaret Chan , who has been the WHO's Director-General since January 1, 2007. Tedros stressed that the original reason the United Nations health agency was set up almost 70 years ago remains true today: providing healthcare for all.

Author: 0 UK election: Conservatives confused on taxes, Labour closing in

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to protect Britain from global threats after facing criticism for refusing to say whether he would launch a retaliatory nuclear strike during a televised election debate. "If you are to bring about a peace process anywhere. there has to be a coming together". "Hence why May - seeing her ratings drop - has tried to turn voters" attention away from public services and back onto the prospect of an inexperienced Labour government leading Brexit negotiations ...

Medicine Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer
Author: 0 Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer

Those who took statins for more than four years had a 16 percent reduction in their chance of dying from cancer or other causes, while overall statin use of any period reduced mortality by 27 percent. Among 25 women who reported having breastfed their newborn, the results suggest that breastfeeding is feasible, even after breast surgery. "Our findings should serve as strong basis for counseling women inquiring into the safety of future conception", said Lambertini.

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Author: 0 Police at London Bridge after car reportedly plows into people

UPDATE 11:40 P.M. LONDON TIME: British transport police say there are reports of multiple casualties following a major incident on London Bridge. There's no indication so far that the incidents are terrorism-related, or what if any relation there is between the three of them. The police asked people to run to a place of safety and hide as the attackers may still be armed and in the area.

Medicine Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US
Author: 0 Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

North Korea maintains that its ballistic and nuclear weapons programs are intended for deterrence, especially from USA military invasion. On Friday, the UN Security Council announced that it would expand the sanctions it had imposed on North Korea, a resolution agreed upon by both the USA and China, long one of North Korea's only allies.

Medicine Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, wounding 2
Author: 0 Pakistani, Indian troops trade fire in Kashmir, wounding 2

Yesterday at 2300 hours, the Pakistani Army violated ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch sector, the spokesman said. At least two people were martyred and six others - including four women - injured by unprovoked firing by the Indian forces along the LoC on June 1.

Author: 0 Multiple stabbings, vehicle runs over pedestrians in London

The city transit authority Transport for London closed the bridge and ordered the London Bridge underground station evacuated. Met Police have said they responded to reports of a vehicle hitting peestrians at 10.08pm. Medics treated people lying injured on the ground near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. He saw three men with knives, "and they stabbed a girl", he said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump exits pact-and facts

While our president may be AWOL in the battle against climate change , we're not". Those new rules weren't quite enough for the meet its commitments under the Paris Accord and in any case, Trump is in the process of eliminating them.

Author: 0 Poorer nations stand firm in face of American pullout from agreement

Gore said at the time the Clinton White House agreed with that position and it became the policy of the United States for the entire period the Kyoto accord was in effect - right up to its official demise at the end of 2012. While the exact function of the alliance remains unclear, a press statement released by Washington Governor Jay Inslee made clear some of the pact's intentions.

Author: 0 'Ramblin Man' Gregg Allman Laid to Rest Near Highway 41

The memorial service was private, though fans were invited to line the route of the funeral procession to Rose Hill Cemetery , where the Southern rock virtuoso was be laid to rest near his brother and former bandmate, Duane Allman . The Allman Brothers Band reformed, split up, reformed again and evolved, as its lineup changed over time. In a statement posted by the Macon Telegraph , the former president joked that when they first met, " Gregg Allman was better known than I was".

Author: 0 Climate action continues despite USA withdrawal: COP22 President

Leaders of industry and business groups distanced themselves from Trump's decision. And yet, regardless of what Trump thinks, we know that he is surrounded by advisers who know very well what is at stake. Jason Bordoff, an energy-policy expert at Columbia University, said withdrawing from the Paris agreement would make no difference to the USA energy outlook or economy.

Author: 0 Real Madrid Win The Champions League Final

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane: "I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad as a coach and now I'm supposed to be the best ". Trying his luck from long-range, Casemiro saw his powerful pick up a wicked deflection from former Juve man Sami Khedira before finding its way past Gig Buffon and into the corner of the Juventus goal.

Author: 0 France releases 'changed' version of White House video on Paris agreement

In a conversation with the L.A. Times, Governor Brown responded to Trump's announcement that the us would be withdrawing from the pact, saying, "It cannot stand, it's not right and California will do everything it can to not only stay the course, but to build more support - in other states , in other provinces, in other countries".

Author: 0 Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

The first clinical trial, called LATITUDE, involved 1,200 men with newly diagnosed, high-risk prostate cancer. However, at approximately 1 year on ADT about one-half of patients with metastatic disease have progressed. Tests showed the treatment is working and his cancer is being well-managed. Unlike chemotherapy which kills the cancerous cells, it stops more testosterone from reaching the prostate gland to stifle the tumour's growth.

Author: 0 Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

More than 100 people were wounded in the attack, which hit the funeral of one of five people killed when police fired on a march against deteriorating security. The violence further complicates the situation confronting USA and coalition officials as they work on plans expected to see an increase of between 3,000 and 5,000 in the number of foreign troops in Afghanistan.

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Author: 0 Tornado touches down southeast of Edmonton, no reports of injuries or damage

Clare Stankievech said she watched the tornado touch the ground from her farm east of Three Hills. Just spotted what I think is a tornado north of Carbon, probably up towards Three Hills. "It's different than anything I'd ever seen". No one was hurt, and most of the damage was to one rural property, he said. The twister touched down a little after 5 a field a few kilometres northeast of the town of Three Hills, kicking up a large amount of dirt and dust as it bore its way east.

Medicine May's lead over Labour shrinks to 5 points - Ipsos MORI poll
Author: 0 May's lead over Labour shrinks to 5 points - Ipsos MORI poll

So if nothing else, "we'll learn a lot about the health of political polling on 8 June". Conversely, Corbyn's warm reception by the audience at the same BBC debate suggests the Labour leader "has tapped into something that the commentariat has largely missed", says Bush.