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Demand UK Allow Terminally Ill Baby to Travel to US

Demand UK Allow Terminally Ill Baby to Travel to US Judge Nicholas Francis gave the couple until Wednesday afternoon to present the evidence and set a new hearing for Thursday in a case that has drawn worldwide attention. The judge asked the parents, Connie Yates and Chris Gard , to produce the evidence - about the effectiveness of the experimental treatment that could help their son - by Wednesday 2 p.m. [Full Article...]

For the first time, vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea

For the first time, vaccine shows protection against gonorrhea Dr Helen Petousis-Harris said the results of the research were exciting and unexpected. "Ultimately, vaccines against both extensively drug-resistant gonorrhea as well as chlamydia are likely to be the only sustainable solutions to control these infections ", Petousis-Harris said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Trump keeps it friendly with Xi at G20

Trump keeps it friendly with Xi at G20 China supported the new South Korean government's efforts to restart dialogue and contacts with North Korea , Xi said , adding that the worldwide community should work together to play a positive role to ease tension. He also pointed out that the US and South Korea among other members of the global community "must step up efforts to promote talks and manage and control the situation". [Full Article...]

Supreme Court stays Centre's notification on sale of cattle slaughter

Supreme Court stays Centre's notification on sale of cattle slaughter The Supreme Court was considering two petitions challenging the controversial notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter. "The Ministry of Environment and Forests and others authorities concerned are looking into various suggestions and objections to the notification and a fresh amended one will be re-notified", Additional Solicitor General P S Narasimha... [Full Article...]

Reserve Bank to proceed with court bid to review Public Protector's report

Reserve Bank to proceed with court bid to review Public Protector's report Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommended last month that the South African Reserve Bank's (SARB) mandate of maintaining price and currency stability be changed to focus on economic growth. eNCA specialist reporter, Karyn Maughan says the Public Protector has acknowledged that she basically overstepped the mark and didn't have the ability in her position to order constitutional amendments. [Full Article...]

Virginia Blood Services issues urgent call for donors

Virginia Blood Services issues urgent call for donors Virginia Blood Services said in a news release that O-negative is especially important this time of year due to increased accidents and trauma cases. Supplies of blood during the summer months are low and United Blood Services is in desperate need of donations right now. [Full Article...]

Philando Castile case: Yanez accepts voluntary separation agreement with St. Anthony

Philando Castile case: Yanez accepts voluntary separation agreement with St. Anthony Yanez testified he feared for his life and thought Castile was pulling out a weapon. Yanez will also be paid for up to 600 hours of unused compensatory time. Yanez, who is Hispanic, was not convicted of a crime so he would have appeal and grievance rights if terminated, the statement added. It has not been terminated or condemned, but he has agreed to leave his job voluntarily, said the city o... [Full Article...]

Sleep Problems May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's

Sleep Problems May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's The volunteers agreed to spend a night in a specially designed, sound-proofed sleep room, while wearing headphones as their brain waves were monitored via electrodes attached to the scalp. "As soon as they got into slow-wave sleep, they got a beep". These plaques and tangles are found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease. [Full Article...]

Facebook wants to turn campus into a 'village'

Facebook wants to turn campus into a 'village' The company said it wants to build a "village" that will also have 1.75 million square feet of office space and 125,000 square feet of retail space. Plans include 1,500 housing units, which will include 15% below market rate, 1.75M SF of office in nine buildings, 225K SF of retail, including a grocery store, 3,000 parking places and seven parks or plazas. [Full Article...]

Mexico coach suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association, will miss Alamodome match

Osorio also was fined 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,185) and issued a warning. Mexico - record seven-time champions - kick off their campaign against El Salvador in San Diego on July 9. Osorio was sent off during his side's 2-1 third-place match loss against Portugal . While striker Erick Torres has only contributed one of those goals-having played just four times for Mexico-he'll likely be the ma... [Full Article...]

Theresa May pleads for help from Labour amid growing Tory leadership crisis

Theresa May pleads for help from Labour amid growing Tory leadership crisis The Prime Minister is planning to use a speech tomorrow to invite Jeremy Corbyn and other political rivals to "clarify and improve" Government policies. Yvette Cooper, the former Cabinet minister, has called for Labour to be a "broad-based party" and singled out the "utterly shameful" abuse directed at Ms Berger as she called for an end to the "vitriolic abuse" online. [Full Article...]

Froome retains lead on ultra-tough Stage 9, Porte out

Froome retains lead on ultra-tough Stage 9, Porte out For Froome, the crashes took some of the shine off what otherwise was a sterling day for him, because some unsafe rivals lost valuable time, most notably two-time Tour victor Alberto Contador and, to a lesser extent, Colombian Nairo Quintana a three-time podium finisher at previous Tours. [Full Article...]

Church of England moves to welcome transgender people

Church of England moves to welcome transgender people The church's four-day General Synod meeting in York started on Friday. Archbishop of York Dr. John Sentamu said there was a need for vicars "to welcome and affirm, in their parish, transgender people", adding that the "theology has to be done" by the House of Bishops and "can be done very quickly". [Full Article...]

CNN faces backlash over handling of doctored Trump video

CNN faces backlash over handling of doctored Trump video The video sent out by Trump on Sunday morning had been retweeted more than 340,000 times by Wednesday morning. A bold claim of blackmail and extortion by CNN lit up social media Wednesday. He added, "The other thing that was fake news coming from President Trump was when he said , 'I keep hearing it's 17 intelligence agencies that say Russian Federation meddled in the election". [Full Article...]

You can get alcohol delivered to your home with groceries from Meijer

You can get alcohol delivered to your home with groceries from Meijer Meijer Digital Shopping VP Art Sebastian said expanding Shipt to include alcohol sales was a response to an "incredible amount" of feedback from customers requesting the service. Shoppers must also verify that the receiving customer is of age and the customer must verify their age upon delivery. Customers can sign up for the membership-based service and can shop online for groceries and ever... [Full Article...]

#GPnews: Cancer has become 'more common than marriage'

#GPnews: Cancer has become 'more common than marriage' On average you're also more likely to get cancer in your life than having a baby and just as likely to graduate from university. According to the report from UK-based charity Macmillan Cancer Support, similar number of undergraduate degrees awarded each year in the United Kingdom compared with new cases of cancer. [Full Article...]

Lands on DL with hamstring strain

Lands on DL with hamstring strain Kipnis has struggled this season (just a.693 OPS), but had hit in three straight before the injury. Indians called up Giovanny Urshela from AAA Columbus to take the place of Kipnis' roster spot. Expect Erik Gonzalez to take over games at second base, though Jose Ramirez could shift over as well, as he did early in the season. Urshela is expected to be available tonight when the Tribe wraps u... [Full Article...]

Modi to interact with Chief Secretaries of states, UTs

Modi to interact with Chief Secretaries of states, UTs Modi told a conclave of chief secretaries at a meeting hosted by the NITI Aayog on the theme "States as drivers for transforming India " that a team of young officials should be constituted, which could visit each state to find solutions to problems being faced by them. [Full Article...]

Trump administration taps former North Atlantic Treaty Organisation envoy for Ukraine role

Trump administration taps former North Atlantic Treaty Organisation envoy for Ukraine role Kiev and its European allies have been alarmed by Mr Trump's determination to improve relations with the Kremlin, despite its role in Ukraine and alleged meddling in last year's USA presidential election campaign. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in March that it was up to Ukraine to pursue its NATO aspirations, but warned that its application would be considered carefully on... [Full Article...]

Shop that sold €29m EuroMillion's ticket to be revealed today

Shop that sold €29m EuroMillion's ticket to be revealed today A winning lottery ticket bought in Ashford almost a month ago has at last been claimed. The victor has 90 days to collect their jackpot. A lucky Irish EuroMillions player woke up today nearly €29 million richer after winning last night's bank-busting jackpot. [Full Article...]


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