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U.S. shows off bombers again over Korea

U.S. shows off bombers again over Korea The Guam-based B-1B Lancers were joined by South Korean fighter jets and conducted drills in the seas off both sides of the peninsula, according to South Korea's military. But Kim, the third generation of his family to rule, is officially revered in the North, and any suggestion of removing him from power is taken extremely seriously in Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

'New era' in solar energy fuelling growth in renewables: IEA

'New era' in solar energy fuelling growth in renewables: IEA Coal in particular had continued to grow in recent years despite global targets to reduce carbon emissions. However, the IEA covered its bets on China, suggesting in further government policy support or reduction in the barriers to renewable energy growth, capacity could be increased by a further 30% in its global forecast, which equated to an extra 1,150 GW by 2022 led by China. [Full Article...]

ACOUSTIC ATTACKS: Washington expels 15 Cuban diplomats

ACOUSTIC ATTACKS: Washington expels 15 Cuban diplomats Nevertheless, U.S. authorities have not explained how Cuba can do that if investigations have not revealed the causes of the injuries. The state department said the U.S. intelligence officers working undercover were among the "first and most severely affected victims ". The Cuban officials, who the State Department identified on a list sent to the embassy, have been given seven days to leave, t... [Full Article...]

Twitter Slams Trump Over 'Big Water, Ocean Water' Comment About Puerto Rico

Miranda, a playwright and actor who created and starred in " Hamilton ", is the son of Luis A. Miranda, Jr., who moved to NY from Puerto Rico when he was 17. He responded to the mayor's criticisms by citing her " poor leadership ability ", and also took aim at other officials in the U.S. territory who he said had not been able to "get their workers to help". [Full Article...]

Attorney General: Speech Codes Make College 'a Shelter for Fragile Egos'

Attorney General: Speech Codes Make College 'a Shelter for Fragile Egos' Tuesday on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight", Attorney General Jeff Sessions elaborated on the Department of Justice's initiative to take on public institutions that have placed limits on the freedom of speech . About 200 protesters gathered outside in university-designated "free speech zones", and some students complained they were excluded from the Sessions event. [Full Article...]

Process for taking back some Rohingya refugees 'anytime', Suu Kei tells Nikkei

Process for taking back some Rohingya refugees 'anytime', Suu Kei tells Nikkei On Monday, the Myanmar government's Information Committee said in a Facebook post, accompanied with a graphic photo, that the mass Hindu grave had been found near the village of Yebawkya in Rakhine. But its operation has been so sweeping and brutal that the United Nations said it probably amounts to "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya Muslim minority, a group reviled by many in the mainly Buddhis... [Full Article...]

Trio of Tropical Systems In The Atlantic Tracking Closer To The US

Trio of Tropical Systems In The Atlantic Tracking Closer To The US As the busy 2017 hurricane season continues, a depression west of the Cabo Verde Islands in the central Atlantic Ocean strengthened into Tropical Storm Lee , the NHC said. It won't hit North Carolina directly, but it will make a close pass to the Outer Banks, and beach-goers should take notice. Most long-range computer models suggest Maria could exploit the same break in a mid-level high pr... [Full Article...]

India calls United Nations to reach agreement on CCIT to root out terrorism

India calls United Nations to reach agreement on CCIT to root out terrorism At the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation meeting, where Pakistan was present, Sushma "again touched on the issue of terrorism and she mentioned it is a threat to the world ", Kumar said. "In its short history, Pakistan has become a geography synonymous with terror". She had also made a slamming response to the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif past year when the Pakistani le... [Full Article...]

Alaves vs Real Madrid: Ceballos double secures victory for La Liga champions

Alaves vs Real Madrid: Ceballos double secures victory for La Liga champions But Ceballos soon eased the pressure on the visitors with the opener, wriggling out of a challenge with Ibai Gomez in the area to slide a finish inside the left-hand post. Ronaldo's afternoon ended with Pacheco tipping his angled strike around the post, but Madrid nonetheless held on for the three points. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has scoffed at claims of their title challenge alre... [Full Article...]

CVS Pharmacies making changes to combat opioid abuse

CVS Pharmacies making changes to combat opioid abuse The CDC reported patients received a 13-day average pill supply in 2006; that number skyrocketed to 18 days in 2015. CVS also announced a donation of $2 million for federally-backed community health centers providing medication-assisted addiction treatment and is expanding their "Pharmacists Teach Program" to educate parents and their children about the dangers of opioid addiction. [Full Article...]

It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus

It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus The faith's reference to "hot drinks" is limited to tea and coffee. "Just the small change of allowing caffeinated beverages - because it's not against our religion - it's high time". "The Church's health guidelines prohibit alcoholic drinks, smoking or chewing of tobacco, and hot drinks - taught by Church leaders to refer specifically to tea and coffee", it said. [Full Article...]

Cowboys Are NFL's Most Valuable Team

Cowboys Are NFL's Most Valuable Team Dallas Cowboys' worth spiked for a total of 14 per cent in the previous year which makes them worth $4.8 billion! The team has topped Forbes' list for 11 straight years. Since moving from San Diego, the team's value has gone from $2.08 billion to $2.275 billion. With Mercedes-Benz Stadium opening this season, the Atlanta Falcons had the biggest year-to-year jump from 2016 to 2017. [Full Article...]

United States education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits charter schools in Gary

United States education Secretary Betsy DeVos visits charter schools in Gary DeVos' initial panel with a group of 21st Century students included several that aspire to earn associate degrees while still in high school. DeVos' visit was met with dozens of demonstrators. Sec. DeVos reads to Kindergarten students at St. Mary's Catholic School in Lincoln. Superintendent Cheryl Pruitt and school board president Rosie Washington were also present for her visit. [Full Article...]

Man City must learn to deal with short turnaround, says Guardiola

That was so rarely the case last season but City, right now, are on a roll. Aguero made it nine goals in five games against Watford and with two simple first-half strikes from close range and a brilliant second-half solo goal, while Jesus scored his 11th goal in 13 Premier League starts since joining the club in January. [Full Article...]

Limited evidence to show light drinking in pregnancy can harm baby

Limited evidence to show light drinking in pregnancy can harm baby Women are officially advised to avoid all alcohol while pregnant - but that recommendation is based less on hard scientific data and more on the principle of "better to be safe than sorry". But critics have warned this advice is unduly worrying to women, especially those who drink before they discover they are pregnant. But again, the NHS say the safest approach is to avoid alcohol while pregn... [Full Article...]

Jose now Category 2 hurricane, seen a major storm on Friday: NHC

Jose now Category 2 hurricane, seen a major storm on Friday: NHC It is expected to stay on that course over the next couple of days and gradually strengthen. Tropical Storm Katia is over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico about 135 miles east-southeast of Tampico, Mexico, the hurricane center said . The event's time and location are to be announced, the page says, depending upon where the storm makes land on the continental U.S. But meteorologists warn the st... [Full Article...]

India shares Myanmar's concerns over 'extremist violence': PM

India shares Myanmar's concerns over 'extremist violence': PM Modi's first bilateral visit here comes at a time when the Myanmarese government led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi is facing global pressure over the 125,000 Rohingya Muslims that have poured into Bangladesh in just two weeks after Myanmar's military launched a crackdown in the Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Moses shines as Nigeria move closer to World Cup

Moses shines as Nigeria move closer to World Cup The return of Moses and Mikel to the " Super Eagles " line-up coincided with the best Nigerian performance for years as they crushed the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners. They were near -perfect in their organization that my team could get only one shot at goal. Moses scored the third in the 55th minute after an exchange of passes with Moses Simon. [Full Article...]

Southgate understands England fans' frustrations after Malta win

Southgate understands England fans' frustrations after Malta win Southgate admitted it was a tough decision to take off Raheem Sterling after the winger's terrible first half. Raheem Sterling started there, Danny Welbeck was given the last 15 minutes out there (probably his best position) while Jesse Lingard and Jamie Vardy provide further options. [Full Article...]

LA County Issues 2017 West Nile Virus Report

LA County Issues 2017 West Nile Virus Report People 50 years of age and older have a higher chance of getting sick and are more likely to develop serious illness when infected with WNV. CPH officials say their first human case of West Nile does not mean the virus is present in St. Most people with this type of illness recover completely, but fatigue and weakness can last for weeks or months. Minimize time spent outdoors between dusk and ... [Full Article...]


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