World Forges Ahead With Paris Climate Deal Without Donald Trump

Singapore also reaffirmed its commitment to the Paris Agreement . "I am proud to stand with other governors as we make sure that the inaction in D.C.is met by an equal force of action from the states", Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Thursda... More..

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Five-year-old boy is shot in the head on his birthday
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Five-year-old boy is shot in the head on his birthday

At that point, one man fired at least four shots at another in the same spot, he said. As the suspect was running, he continued to fire several rounds in his foe's direction - one of which struck the youngste...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Ten US states have joined the coalition committed to upholding Paris climate agreement despite US President Donald Trump's recent decision to withdraw the United States from the treaty, New York Governor Andrew...More..

India will raise 'airspace violation' with China: Sushma Swaraj
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

India will raise 'airspace violation' with China: Sushma Swaraj

The PLA, however, held firm that in China's view the helicopters had not intruded into Indian airspace. "The Chinese helicopter came 500m inside Indian airspace". Indian Air Force officials said that the inc...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Hype Over a New Cancer Drug Has Its Company's Stock Spiking

After an average follow-up of 2 and a half years, men treated with abiraterone were more likely to still be alive than those who received hormone treatment alone. Severe side effects were more common in the...More..

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

The drill in the town of Abu, about 800 kilometres (500 miles) west of Tokyo facing the Sea of Japan, simulated a ballistic missile attack in the surrounding mountains in Yamaguchi prefecture which hosts a majo...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Arab Nations Cut Diplomatic Ties to Qatar as Rift Deepens

Qatar, home to the Al Jazeera news network, also plays a role in negotiating with groups that many governments keep distance from. It secured the release of hostages in Syria's civil war, including some held by...More..

Opening Arguments Set To Begin Monday In Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Opening Arguments Set To Begin Monday In Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Assistant District Attorney Kristen Feden's opening statement relied heavily on Cosby's past deposition testimony about his 2004 encounter with Andrea Constand , including admissions that he gave her pills a...More..

Unjustified cut of Persian Gulf ties aims to put Doha under Guardianship
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Unjustified cut of Persian Gulf ties aims to put Doha under Guardianship

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways will also suspend its Doha flights on Wednesday. A senior Iranian official said on Monday the decision by some Gulf Arab states and Egypt to sever diplomatic ties with Q...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Dual drug therapy trial brings new hope to prostate cancer sufferers

Results of the study were presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago by Mayo Clinic researchers who are also members of the Alliance for Clinical Trials i...More..

Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar

Riyadh closed its land border and snapped sea and air links, triggering a run on supermarkets in Qatar . Qatar hosts the largest USA airbase in the region, which is crucial to operations against Islamic Sta...More..

Good news on link between statin use and breast cancer
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Good news on link between statin use and breast cancer

Erica Mayer, a breast cancer expert from Dana Farber Cancer Institute speaking on behalf of ASCO. The results were presented as an abstract at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology...More..

Get Out, Please: Cairo Gives Qatar's Ambassador 48 Hours to Leave Egypt
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Get Out, Please: Cairo Gives Qatar's Ambassador 48 Hours to Leave Egypt

Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives joined in later. "One is that Saudi Arabia felt emboldened after Donald Trump's visit, and Trump's administration has had a strong stance on Iran , ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

As Trump exits Paris climate pact, other nations are defiant

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. It isn't just environmentalists who wanted the country to remain a part of the Paris accord . "Climate change needs to be aggressively addressed on a...More..

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

President Moon Jae-in's office said last week that it wasn't briefed by defense officials about the arrival of four launchers for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system. The remarks were seen as a relat...More..

Ex-Minister Babatunde Osotimehin is dead
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ex-Minister Babatunde Osotimehin is dead

During his stint as head of the National Action Committee on AIDS (NACA), Osotimehin oversaw the development of systems that presently manage more than $1 billion in project funds. He attended Igbobi College in...More..

Schumer Urges US Government to Help Fight Ticks and Lyme Disease
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Schumer Urges US Government to Help Fight Ticks and Lyme Disease

There is no one ideal test for determining which dogs those are, but other tests that your pet's veterinarian may recommend to determine if treatment is necessary are a urinalysis to screen for protein loss thr...More..

Japan, France welcome United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Japan, France welcome United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific

Calling the Japanese side's remarks "running counter to the fact" and "not worth mentioning", Hua said China urges Japan to make constructive efforts to ameliorate China-Japan ties. " Japan is "further dee...More..

China upset at Mattis'
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

China upset at Mattis' "irresponsible remarks" on South China Sea

He also said he thinks China ultimately will see it as a liability rather than an asset. Mattis called upon all countries to contribute sufficiently to their own security. In an apparent reference to China...More..

Little Rock celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Little Rock celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

The findings were to be presented Friday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology , in Chicago. The rate of such problems by 15 years after diagnosis was 8.8% among survivors diagno...More..