Miami's Zika Outbreak Began Months Before It Was First Detected

Prof Nick Loman, of the University of Birmingham's School of Biosciences, said: "Genome sequencing has become a powerful tool for studying emerging infectious diseases, however, genome sequencing directly from clinical samples without isolation rem... More..

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by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump Budget Embraces Medicaid Changes Proposed by House GOP Leaders

Critics who dispute the possibility of that , he said, are wrongheaded. "He's going to keep going at this to get the money for the programs that he needs and it's going to take money away from programs th...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thousands of Gazans protest Trump visit to occupied territories

But Palestine refused the offer, and countered with a significantly smaller land swap, which was in turn rejected by the Israelis. In separate remarks on Tuesday, both Netanyahu and Abbas said they believ...More..

Equipment Malfunction Caused False Alarm At SunTrust Park
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Equipment Malfunction Caused False Alarm At SunTrust Park

Atlanta Braves field director Ed Mangan talks with umpire Tom Hallion (20) before play was stopped in the sixth inning of a baseball game Pittsburgh Pirates, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Atlanta . Taillon hasn't...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Voting starts for next chief of World Health Organization

Nabarro, a long-time United Nations senior official, congratulated Tedros on Twitter. Many protesters who also opposed Tedros are fellow Ethiopians who belong to the country's dominant Amhara and Oromo tribes. ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

King Salman: Trump's Visit to Saudi Arabia a 'Turning Point'

After years of butting heads with Trump's predecessor, Netanyahu celebrated a new American president's arrival as a moment of hope in the stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinians. Palestinians, who v...More..

Egyptian prosecutors order release of opposition leader
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Egyptian prosecutors order release of opposition leader

It is not immediately clear why Ali was summoned for questioning over an incident that took place four months ago, but it followed the arrest of a yet undetermined number of young supporters preparing for his p...More..

Magic mushrooms are 'safest drugs' for recreational use, scientists say
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Magic mushrooms are 'safest drugs' for recreational use, scientists say

The survey, of more than 120,000 participants in 50 countries, found that the rates of emergency medical treatment for MDMA, LSD, alcohol and cocaine were nearly five times higher. They're a powerful natural ha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Rubio 'Not Optimistic' Trump Will Bring Peace to Middle East

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. "Mr. President, I appreciate the fact that you...More..

Lynch & Associates IN Has $5.485 Million Stake in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lynch & Associates IN Has $5.485 Million Stake in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

About 491 shares traded. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Marco Investment Management Llc increased Amgen Inc (AMGN) stake by 29.09% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NYSE:MRK). Ny Life Tru Commerce r...More..

IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

IS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad

Chemicals used by Islamic State militants to produce bombs are seen inside a warehouse at a church in the town of Qaraqosh, south of Mosul, Iraq, April 12, 2017. Since half of the units fought against US -led...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How to talk to your kids about terrorism following Manchester attack

We can't stop the pain that children and young people are experiencing, but parents, carers and people close to them can support their sadness and be open to their distress - it might be sitting alongside them,...More..

Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus is new WHO chief
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus is new WHO chief

According to his director-general application , as health minister, he oversaw the creation of 3,500 health centers and 16,000 health posts, which contributed to considerably cutting child mortality rates, HIV ...More..

Turkey summons US envoy over clash during Erdogan's US trip
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Turkey summons US envoy over clash during Erdogan's US trip

It hit out at "the inability of United States authorities to take sufficient precautions at every stage of the official programme". On Monday, however, Ankara said it had lodged a verbal and written prote...More..

High court nixes redrawn election maps in North Carolina
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

High court nixes redrawn election maps in North Carolina

In affirming the lower-court ruling, Kagan held that the 2011 maps were created to dilute the power of minority votes by packing African-American voters into Districts 1 and 12. Interestingly, black Justice Cla...More..

DA pushing for Parliamentary inquiry into Eskom governance
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DA pushing for Parliamentary inquiry into Eskom governance

In light of the ANC's strong criticism, Mazzone says that there is now consensus across political parties that an inquiry is necessary. "On the basis of this statement from the ANC, I fully expect ANC members i...More..

An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

Tedros added that WHO needs to "move fast" in addressing the budget issues, such as through increasing support from groups like the World Bank and the Global Fund. Tedros is the first director-general to be ch...More..

Pippa Middleton wedding: What REALLY happened when Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle?
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pippa Middleton wedding: What REALLY happened when Prince Harry drove Meghan Markle?

People reported that Markle did make it to the reception , though, marking a huge milestone in her relationship with the royal. Photos from both ceremonies are reminiscent of each other. The little sister of ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

WWE Smackdown: Jinder Mahal celebrates in style

Also on SmackDown LIVE, with Backlash in the record books, the blue brand now must look ahead to next month's WWE Money-in-the-Bank pay-per-view and SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon would mak...More..

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

She stressed the importance of continued innovation, citing the research partnership between World Health Organization and others to produce an effective and highly affordable meningitis A vaccine that has tr...More..