United Kingdom raises threat level to maximum, army deployed after attack

Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. But it will have reverberations far beyond British shores. "What comes next will be more s... More..

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5 healthcare groups weigh in on Trump's $4.1 trillion budget plan

Military aid to Israel and Egypt, two close USA allies in the Middle East and the biggest recipients of USA military assistance, will remain unchanged, Mulvaney said . The budget also calls for tax cuts ...More..

South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

South Korea fires warning shots at North after 'drone' crosses border

The missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles), reaching an altitude of 560 kilometers, South Korea's military said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to North Korean scientists and technicians, who ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Britain's threat level raised to critical, second attack may be imminent

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the horror, which also wounded 59 people , though a top American intelligence official said the assertion could not be verified. "I've called the hospital...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus becomes 'first African' to lead World Health Organization

He made five promises, if he were to be elected as director-general: He would work "tirelessly" to achieve universal health coverage; ensure a robust response to emergencies; strengthen the frontlines of heal...More..

Pakistan AG to take parliament into confidence in Jadhav case
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pakistan AG to take parliament into confidence in Jadhav case

He claimed that the ICJ order had not changed the status of the Jadhav case as it had only directed to maintain status quo on the issue. National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Pakistan wi...More..

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Chocolates may lower 'heart flutter' risk

It was seen that the newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation rate was 10 per cent lower for 1-3 servings of chocolate in a month after taking into consideration all factors of heart disease . Secondly, the res...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

White House Budget For 2018: Read The Full Plan

John Cornyn of Texas, the Senate's No. 2 Republican . The White House budget doesn't touch Medicare or Social Security, Mulvaney said , but it does make cuts to Social Security disability payments, somethin...More..

Pope to kids: I wasn't 'bravo' at soccer, so I played goalie
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pope to kids: I wasn't 'bravo' at soccer, so I played goalie

Trump, as with all heads of state who visit the Vatican, can expect to receive copies of Francis's three major papal writings - Evangelii Gaudium , Laudato Si' and Amoris Laetitia , the last of which argue...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

South Korea fires at North 'object'

South Korea's military said the missile flew 500 km, reaching an altitude of 560 km, before landing off Japan's east coast and causing no damage. Kim Jong-un personally oversaw Sunday's test , during which...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Congo Faces New Ebola Outbreak

Seven Americans who had been working in Africa became infected and were transported to the United States for treatment. "Our country must confront an outbreak of the Ebola virus that constitutes a public he...More..

Smith thinks LeBron lacked confidence in Cavs loss
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Smith thinks LeBron lacked confidence in Cavs loss

After last night's shocking upset at Cleveland in the third game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Globe headline began, "Without Isaiah". Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has got to b...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

It would also give states more control of, and responsibility for, such spending. A full budget submission by the administration to Congress is months overdue and follows the release two months ago of a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Man dies after apparent botulism outbreak from gas station nacho cheese

For retail products, store oils infused with garlic, chili sauces and canned cheeses in the refrigerator. All 10 cases of botulism appear to stem from tainted nacho cheese sold at the Valley Oak Food and Fuel...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester police name bomber, but continue to hunt for accomplices

Witnesses said they saw bolts and other bits of metal, indicating the bomb may have contained shrapnel meant to maximize injury and death. Dr Shazad Amin, CEO of MEND said, "It is a fundamental part of our fa...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

The $186.5 billion budget calls for $2.9 billion in new spending in fiscal 2018, which begins October 1, to fund the Veterans Choice Program , which was created as a temporary measure and allows veterans, in...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Excessive caffeine led to death of teen, coroner says

Watts told NBC News that the boy, Davis Allen Cripe , had taken in more caffeine than "what is considered a safe level". Cripe's father says he was a good son who would never touch alcohol or drugs, and he...More..

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

He said the scale of the slide was such that the wall of rock and dirt that cascaded down the slope continued down to the ocean floor 250 feet off the shoreline. It may be some time before you can drive this sc...More..

Trump Administration Sends Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Administration Sends Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget

Of course, a president's budget is never adopted wholesale by Congress or, in some years, even in parts. Mulvaney also promised that the White House is not proposing cuts to two of the most popular en...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Manchester Bombing

Grande , who started her career as a star on a Nickleodeon TV series, said she was not injured in the blast. The deployment of a rather more sophisticated weapon is a worrying change of tactic, not least becaus...More..