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North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

It was the first U.S. attack on a Syrian government facility, although the country had previously targeted the Islamic State group in the region. "The successive US administrations have perpetrated strikes at those countries which do not have nukes only, styling themselves a superpower and the same is true of the Trump administration", the Korean Central News Agency said in a post on its English... [Full Article...]

West Virginia: Lawmakers Approve Amended Medical Marijuana Measure

West Virginia: Lawmakers Approve Amended Medical Marijuana Measure They are still projecting an overall budget shortfall of about $123 million in the fiscal year that ends June 30, Hardy said . West Virginia's Senate has advanced a budget that would cut about $160 million of state spending, including a 15 percent cut in support for West Virginia University. [Full Article...]

Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

Otherwise, "she is very much herself". On Wednesday night, officials said the giraffe's back end had significant bulging. They noted that "of course the context is completely different, but no less obsessive in nature!" He added that he could not induce labor as it may endanger both April and her calf, so everyone must be patient and wait until we see hooves coming out of April's rear. [Full Article...]

One in 10 United States pregnant women with Zika faces birth defects: CDC

One in 10 United States pregnant women with Zika faces birth defects: CDC The new report underscores the critical need for pregnant women to continue taking steps to prevent Zika virus exposure, CDC officials said . In addition to funding more lab resources, Philip said the health department also will launch a program to coordinate care for infants born to mothers infected with Zika while pregnant. [Full Article...]

Ralph Lauren is Closing Its Fifth Avenue Polo Store

Ralph Lauren is Closing Its Fifth Avenue Polo Store Ralph Lauren's flagship store on the famed Fifth Avenue in New York City is closing. These moves are expected to save Ralph Lauren approximately $140 million, which is in addition to the $180 to $220 million in savings due to other cuts the company made previous year, when it said it would eliminate 1,000 jobs and close 50 stores. [Full Article...]

Kingdom Tower turns blue on World Autism Day

Kingdom Tower turns blue on World Autism Day April 3: Roberts Hall will turn blue in the evening. For one Atkinson Realty real estate broker, the issue hits close to home. "This mentality will have to be removed", she said while inaugurating the 10th World Autism Awareness Day in the capital's Osmani Memorial Auditorium. [Full Article...]

Unexploded WWII bomb found near start line of 163rd Boat Race

Unexploded WWII bomb found near start line of 163rd Boat Race The women's race is due to start at 4.35pm with the men's commencing an hour later. We are rooting for the Cambridge University since they won against the Italian national crew in the preparatory race for the annual Boat Race 2017. The finish line is just before Chiswick Bridge . You can also watch in the flesh for free along the race route - but get there early for a good spot. [Full Article...]

Tetris Could Reduce Traumatic Memories

Tetris Could Reduce Traumatic Memories Follow-up interviews with both groups found those who'd played the game "recorded significantly fewer intrusive memories " than those in the control group. "Playing " Tetris " seemed a bit odd at the time, but looking back, it has been a help". That's because the game requires high levels of visual attention, and the researchers reasoned that " Tetris " uses up some of the same resources in the b... [Full Article...]

Saratoga County ranked as the "healthiest" county in New York State

Saratoga County ranked as the Health outcomes represent how healthy counties are within the state, according to the organization. The study compares counties within states, and results show that where you live influences how well and how long you live, according to researchers. [Full Article...]

Homemade slime leaves 11-year-old girl with third-degree burns

Homemade slime leaves 11-year-old girl with third-degree burns What she described as a "really hot and tingly" feeling progressed to blisters-what treating physicians are now saying are second- and third-degree burns . "I feel like the worst mother", she said . And Kathleen's mother said she hopes her daughter's situation would prompt others to take precautions when making the goo themselves. [Full Article...]

Wade: Smith can be one of Australia's greatest

If Australia record their second Test series win in India since 1969, Smith will nearly certainly be named man of the series. First he dismissed David Warner to end a rapid century stand with Smith, then he got one to drift away before spinning in to have Peter Handscomb bowled and followed that up with a ideal wrong 'un to send back Glenn Maxwell. [Full Article...]

PM Modi pulls up his MPs for absence in Parliament

PM Modi pulls up his MPs for absence in Parliament Modi's rebuke came after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar made an appeal in the meeting that the MPs should not be absent. A BJP leader quoted the PM as saying "I can call any of you any time" to check absenteeism. Modi told the parliamentary party that the party's primary members, numbering over 11 crore according to its figures, should be asked to join panchayat and municipal-level ... [Full Article...]

'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record

'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record At the United States box office, the film has taken $170m - making it the seventh-highest debut of all time, the highest March debut ever, and the number one PG movie debut of all time (surpassing Finding Dory ). IMAX had a fairy tale weekend at the box office as Beauty and the Beast waltzed its way to a record-setting $21 million on 1,026 IMAX screens worldwide in 56 markets, including $12.5 m... [Full Article...]

Pinnick elected into CAF executive committee

Pinnick elected into CAF executive committee In an interview conducted through ONSport together with Egypt FA chairman Hany Abou-Rida, CAF president Ahmad Ahmad talked about his latest triumph and how confident he was of his chances. Ahmad Ahmad is now the seventh CAF president in the body's 60-year history. "The team worked very hard and understood the elections well enough as we didn't let people be confused as we gave them proper direct... [Full Article...]

Unemployment rate ticks higher in DC region

Unemployment rate ticks higher in DC region Department of Labor reported Thursday. From January 2016 to January2017, thirteen of the fifteen areas added jobs , with the largest percentage gains in the Barnstable, Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Bedford, and Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury areas. [Full Article...]

Bird Flu Suspected In Poultry In North Alabama

Aviagen did not respond to a question about how many birds were killed. The state is also probing a flea market in Jackson County and has issued an order limiting the movement of some poultry. On March 8, a commercial poultry flock in Giles County tested positive for low pathogenic avian influenza. Officials said the breeder operation owners chose to destroy the flock as a pre-emptive measure. [Full Article...]

U.S. won't participate in UN Right Council without reforms

The IJR had said in its own statement that the State Department had moved last week to offer one of the outlet's reporters, Erin McPike, a place aboard Mr. media". "I covered State for more than nine years", The Washington Post's Glenn Kessler said on Twitter in response to the statement. But Tillerson ended up taking a Boeing 737, which could have accommodated some of the usual contingent o... [Full Article...]

Investigation Widens to All Branches

Investigation Widens to All Branches The new Facebook group has just over 3,000 members, a sharp decline from the 30,000-strong Marines United page. The Marine Corps Times reported that NCIS was considering leveling felony charges at some of the Marines involved in sharing the naked photos on the group Marines United. [Full Article...]

Joseph returns for England clash against Scotland

Joseph returns for England clash against Scotland Marler has been named in Saturday's side to take on Scotland at Twickenham in the fourth round of the RBS 6 Nations. Vunipola has played just 72 minutes for Saracens since suffering a knee injury in November and despite returning to the England camp this week, Jones has opted against naming him in the starting XV. [Full Article...]

To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 quake

To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 quake The analysis revealed that eruption of the offshore segment of the system can produce an estimated 7.3-magnitude natural disaster. 'Even if you have a high 5- or low 6-magnitude quake, it can still have a major impact on those regions which are some of the most densely populated in California'. [Full Article...]


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