Medical

A new Director-General for the World Health Organization

A new Director-General for the World Health Organization The incoming health chief was chosen from amongst three nominees presented to the World Health Assembly , along with David Nabarro from the United Kingdom, and Sania Nishtar from Pakistan, in a process that began before September 2016. [Full Article...]

Washing your hands with hot water is pointless

Washing your hands with hot water is pointless However, warm water does help in the process of washing, according to a food safety adviser for the British Hospitality Association. The researchers said more work needs to be done to establish the optimum conditions for washing hands, though at least one of their scenarios suggested that the amount of time you spend lathering soap onto your hands might count for more than how long or at wha... [Full Article...]

Nightclub massacre bodycam video documents officer response

Nightclub massacre bodycam video documents officer response Gunman Omar Mateen was killed in a shootout with officers after a three-hour standoff. The 11 hours of footage were given to the Orlando Sentinel , FOX 35 Orlando , and ABC News through a public records request initially made almost a year ago. [Full Article...]

EU, China summit to back climate deal even without US

He later told reporters he was hearing from many people on both sides of the issue. President Donald Trump says he'll announce his decision on the Paris climate accord "over the next few days". pulled out of the climate deal. U.S. media reported Wednesday that Trump had made a decision to pull his country out of the accord but the unpredictable USA tycoon indicated he would keep the worl... [Full Article...]

Activist probing Ivanka Trump's brands in China arrested - rights group

As he tells it, the worst his investigators ever faced was a short time in police detention or being removed from the factory they were investigating. The first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, who also works in the White House, have been criticized for failing to disclose their lavish art collection in financial documents . [Full Article...]

President Trump's Close to Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would anger global allies who spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. "Understanding this process", the communiqué read , "the heads of state and of government of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom and the presidents of the European Council and of the European Commi... [Full Article...]

Hamilton: Monaco most unusual Mercedes has felt

Lewis Hamilton believes he can not afford another poor weekend if he wants to beat Formula One title rival Sebastian Vettel to this year's world championship. The collision left Button's auto damaged retiring him from the race as well. When he came back out, he was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo had jumped ahead of Bottas. [Full Article...]

Lions need six-game preparation for first New Zealand Test - Ian McGeechan

There has been a degree of caution about any injured All Blacks, but the team for the first test should still be very strong. Thus, in a run-out before the squad made the trip down to All Black territory, reporters watched as Mike Gibson, JPR Williams and the Lions' centre and captain, John Dawes, puffed around a pitch in Eastbourne with a 16½st Scotsman slung across them. [Full Article...]

Lebanese cinema chain bans "Wonder Woman"

The ban followed an effort by a group called Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel , which urged the Lebanese government's Ministry of Economy and Trade to block the film because its star, Gal Gadot , is Israeli. They also attempted to get Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice pulled from Lebanese theaters past year, but were unsuccessful; that film grossed $843K in the country during its ru... [Full Article...]

Cavs repeat, Warriors dynasty at stake in Finals

Cavs repeat, Warriors dynasty at stake in Finals As of this moment, it is uncertain if Kerr will coach Golden State in the NBA Finals . The best-of-seven series will be held in a 2-2-1-1-1 format, with the Warriors hosting the first two games at the Oracle Arena in San Francisco , with the next two away at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . [Full Article...]

Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

His appointment was also seen as a relief for press secretary Sean Spicer who had been combining his own role with that of communications director, according to Fox. Trump's son-in-law and top aide had during the transition period , the New York Times reported Monday. Dubke and Spicer have both faced criticism from Trump and senior officials in the White House since Comey's firing, and A... [Full Article...]

Recall of President Zuma not on ANC NEC agenda

It is believed that about 70 party officials took part in the debate, for and against the motion and that the president had the support of most speakers. "Regardless of whether a secret ballot is granted by the court or not, ANC MPs, as always, are expected to vote in line with the decision of the caucus of the ANC". [Full Article...]

Vice President condemns terror attack in Kabul

Layma Tabibi, an Afghani-American who works at a local consulting firm, told CNN she heard a loud rumble as she was getting ready for work, then saw the big plume of smoke. Passers-by stopped and helped the wounded into private cars, others congregated outside the nearby Italian-run Emergency Hospital. A massive truck bomb in Kabul exploded in one of the safest areas of Afghanistan's capital W... [Full Article...]

WHO Says Tobacco Causes Major Harm to the Environment

One quarter of all lifelong smokers will succumb in middle age, and, according to a study by the World Health Organization ( WHO ) and the United States National Cancer Institute published earlier this year, smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion per year, nearly four times the amount generated through tobacco excise duties. [Full Article...]

IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play

IAS officer dies trying to save woman colleague; kin cry foul play Eyewitnesses told the police that a female officer fell into the pool accidentally, forcing officers, including Dahiya, to jump into the pool to save her from drowning. The lady officer was rescued but Ashish was missing. Ashish Dahiya's body was discovered on Monday night in Foreign Service Institute's pool based in south Delhi's Ber Sarai area. [Full Article...]

Aleksandar Vucic sworn in as Serbia's next president

Aleksandar Vucic sworn in as Serbia's next president Over the past years, we have managed to achieve a lot in relations both with the Russian people and its leaders", Vucic said after taking the oath on a special copy of the constitution. Serbia's newly elected President Aleksandar Vucic stands in Parliament building during an inauguration ceremony, in Belgrade , Serbia, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. [Full Article...]

Pope "terrific", Saudi "spectacular": Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Pope How does it make you feel? "Well, I'll be reading them", Mr Trump said. "Trump's bark is worse than his bite", said a senior Vatican official who was granted anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the meeting. The meeting, which concluded Trump's tour of the world's largest monotheistic religions, could provide powerful imagery to Catholic voters back in the United States as we... [Full Article...]

Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday If Trump does decide to pull out, he has a number of options. However, late Saturday, Jonathan Swan and Amy Harder of Axios reported , "President Trump has privately told multiple people, including EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, that he plans to leave the Paris agreement on climate change ". [Full Article...]

Attack on BJD MP: Police says no complaint received

Attack on BJD MP: Police says no complaint received When some Babus (officers) sitting in AC rooms have started deciding the party activities, it has become a victim of indiscipline. The BJD MP was hit with a stone on his head during the clashes between his supporters and detractors while he was taking out a procession after inaugurating a drinking water project in Mahanga are in Kendrapara district. [Full Article...]

Kidnappers free house of reps member

Kidnappers free house of reps member Information Commissioner Mallam Garba Mohammed, in a statement, said Governor Abdullahi Ganduje was shocked about the incident, especially at this period of Ramadan. A HOUSE of Representatives member, Garba Durbunde (representing Takai/Sumaila Federal Constituency), who was reportedly kidnapped at about 5pm yesterday, has been released. [Full Article...]


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