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UK Conservatives pledge immigration curb

UK Conservatives pledge immigration curb According to the most recent UK Home Office figures, Indian nationals accounted for 53,575 or 57 per cent of skilled work visas granted in 2016, with USA nationals the next largest group at 9,348. Free school lunches for infants in England will be scrapped, but there will be free breakfasts across the primary aged pupils. Cameron had previously pledged the Conservatives would not raise income ta... [Full Article...]

Maryland Qualifies Eight for NCAA East Regional

Maryland Qualifies Eight for NCAA East Regional Seven women and two men will compete for the Green Wave in Lexington, matching last year's total of nine athletes slated to travel to the regional meet. Austin was also a regional qualifier in the steeple in 2016. Cleirigh Buttner has run the 800 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary in each of the last two seasons and qualified for the NCAA Championships last season. [Full Article...]

Cyber-attack a "wake-up call" says Microsoft

In addition to Russian Federation, the biggest targets appeared to be Ukraine and India, nations where it is common to find older, unpatched versions of Windows in use, according to security firms. The IT systems at 10 GP practices across Tayside, which operate independently of NHS Tayside's systems, were affected by the attack. On Monday, senior administration officials defended the governmen... [Full Article...]

1 dead in western Wisconsin after apparent tornado

1 dead in western Wisconsin after apparent tornado In Chetek, at least one person died after a tornado flattened a mobile home park. "That's how it was described to me". Helicopter video from CBS Minnesota shows extensive damage at the trailer park, with several homes reduced to rubble. and 9 p.m. CDT on Wednesday. An entire wall of their mobile home suddenly came flying at them. An alert that went out just after 5 p.m. Tuesday warned that a s... [Full Article...]

Bankruptcy forces organizers of British Columbia music festival to cancel event

Bankruptcy forces organizers of British Columbia music festival to cancel event Now, however, reports are brewing that the fest has been cancelled as its organizers have filed for bankruptcy. According to a factsheet supplied by Ernst & Young, revenue for the 2017 festival to date was $8,225,000 and budgeted expenses were $22,000,000. [Full Article...]

Woman eats Botulism-tainted nachos from California gas station

Woman eats Botulism-tainted nachos from California gas station Sacramento County health investigators have connected all five cases to the Valley Oak Food and Fuel station in Walnut Grove, as Fox 40 reports , with the most serious case possibly being 33-year-old Lavinia Kelly, who remains in intensive care. [Full Article...]

Wonder Woman Lassoes 8 New Images

Wonder Woman Lassoes 8 New Images Gal Gadot dons her Wonder Woman costume on the cover of EW's new issue! " Wonder Woman " hasn't even come out yet, and we don't yet know if Men's Rights Activists will throw a hissy-fit and cause it to underperform, as they did with last year's all-lady "Ghostbusters". [Full Article...]

Fidget spinner sends child to emergency room

Fidget spinner sends child to emergency room When she looked in the rearview mirror, she saw Britton , red-faced with drool pouring from her mouth. Kelly Rose Joniec posted several photos on Facebook Monday, including a shot of the fidget spinner and an X-Ray of the object lodged in her daughter's esophagus. [Full Article...]

African teenager allegedly held captive and used as sex slave in Sydney

African teenager allegedly held captive and used as sex slave in Sydney According to News.com.au, the young girl, who suffers from anxiety disorder and can not be named due to her age, befriended convicted killer Sean Price, 39, on the social media app last October. The Australian Federal Police's Human Trafficking Unit is continuing its inquiries to determine when the girl arrived in Australia, and identify the man she was travelling with. [Full Article...]

John Kerry, security experts team up to defend Iran deal from Trump

President Donald Trump has said he's reviewing the deal's future. But it imposed new measures to punish Iranian defense officials and a Chinese business tied to Tehran's ballistic missile programme, which it says is in breach of global law because they could carry nuclear warheads in the future. [Full Article...]

Tim Farron targets young voters with Lib Dem manifesto promising 'brighter future'

Mrs Bunting said: "These plans would build a brighter future for people in Newbury and West Berkshire and reverse Conservative cuts to our schools, hospitals and police". "We remain opposed to any expansion of Heathrow, Stansted or Gatwick and any new airport in the Thames estuary and will focus instead on improving existing regional airports such as Birmingham and Manchester", said the party in i... [Full Article...]

Consumer Reports releases the best sunscreens to buy in 2017

Consumer Reports releases the best sunscreens to buy in 2017 The survey found that among those who use sunscreen, nearly one in five (18%) are knowingly using expired sun cream while a further 33% are potentially unwittingly using it by never checking the expiry date. "Our top rated sunscreens all have excellent UVA and UVB protection", Calvo said. No sunscreen is completely waterproof, but water-resistant sunscreens can provide protection for wet or sweaty... [Full Article...]

Starbucks testing coffee ice cubes in St. Louis stores

Starbucks testing coffee ice cubes in St. Louis stores The caffeinated cubes, which are made from Colombian coffee, will cost an extra 80 cents . Considering there are about 25,000 Starbucks locations worldwide, Shafer stressed this test is "very small" and people shouldn't try ordering the cubes at shops outside of the select locations. [Full Article...]

Teenager died after too many caffeine drinks

Davis Allen Cripe, from SC in the USA, collapsed during class after drinking a cafe latte, a large Diet Mountain Dew and an energy drink within a two-hour period. Adults normally can consume the equivalent of four cups of coffee per day without any ill effects, though Pruitt says there are warning signs. Davis' autopsy showed no undiagnosed heart conditions, and that he had no conditions that co... [Full Article...]

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn supporters plan Labour victory party

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn supporters plan Labour victory party The Tories are also unveiling a new election campaign poster which, alongside a mock-up of Labour's manifesto , says: "Written by Corbyn, paid for by you". It was the Labour leader's pledges on transport that will impact our region the most, the party promises to electrify every rail line in the West. [Full Article...]

Authorities search park where missing boy's father was found

Authorities search park where missing boy's father was found Aramazd Andressian Sr.is seen in a booking photo released April 22, 2017, by South Pasadena police. Aramazd Andressian Jr. was reported missing on April 22. The couple are in the process of divorcing, but they share custody of their child. When Andressian was released from custody , the sheriff's department said it had decided "not to present the case to the Los Angeles County District Attorn... [Full Article...]

Adeleke family threatens court action over autopsy report

Adeleke family threatens court action over autopsy report Osilaja also said excessive alcohol, sedatives, and painkillers such as Diazepam and Analgin were found in the body of the late Senator. Solaja, who carried out the examination at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, said there were no traces of poison or heavy metal in the deceased's body. [Full Article...]

Chevrolet to pull out of India, South Africa

Chevrolet to pull out of India, South Africa GM will withdraw sales of the Chevrolet brand from the market. In doing so, it has withdrawn from a race with Toyota Motor, Volkswagen and the Renault-Nissan alliance for the industry's coveted sales crown. In addition to China and the US, the world's two biggest markets, GM is focused on South America, Mr. Ammann said. Business will continue as usual at its Bengaluru tech-centre as well. [Full Article...]

Mortality higher among patients treated by older doctors, study indicates

Mortality higher among patients treated by older doctors, study indicates Jena: Because we were concerned about the possibility that older doctors might treat sicker patients and as a result their outcomes might be worse, not because of the care that was provided by the doctors, but because of the effect that these patients were sicker and at a higher risk of mortality. [Full Article...]

Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries spread quickly and widely thanks to an unusual confluence of factors: A known and highly risky security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn't apply Microsoft's March software fix, and a software design that allowed the malware to spread quickly once inside university, business and government networks. [Full Article...]


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