China names areas in region disputed with India to assert claims

In case you're curious, here are the new names: Wo'gyainling, Mila Ri, Qoidêngarbo Ri, Mainquka, Bümo La and Namkapub Ri. Locals are hoping that it will eventually become the birthplace of the 15th Dalai Lama as well. China has repeatedly warned that... More..

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'I won't go': Verbal battle before United customer dragged from flight
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'I won't go': Verbal battle before United customer dragged from flight

Megan McCarthy, a spokeswoman for the airline, declined to say if the payment would be in cash, frequent-flier miles or other forms. No one volunteered, despite United's offers of up to $800. When he refused ...More..

Vet Amputee Who Carried Woman During Boston Marathon Has An Incredible Story
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vet Amputee Who Carried Woman During Boston Marathon Has An Incredible Story

The marathon has retired only one other number in its 121-year history: No. 61 for the 61 races started by the late Johnny Kelley. In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run the Bost...More..

I still feel the shock of my mother's death, duke admits
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

I still feel the shock of my mother's death, duke admits

But the pair didn't have time for hobnobbing - or Hobnobs, sadly - as they got straight down to discussing the stigma still attached to opening up about mental health issues. The Duke of Cambridge explained, "i...More..

Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town

Police said Muhammad then shot and killed two more men on Fulton including one man in the Catholic Charities parking lot. A 34-year-old PG&E truck passenger and two other men - a 37-year-old and a 58-year-old...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Harry Redknapp appointed new Birmingham City manager

Redknapp's last job in English football was at Derby last season, where he worked as a football advisor alongside then-manager Darren Wassall. The vastly experienced Redknapp has agreed to replace Gianfranco ...More..

Senators demand answers from United Airlines
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Senators demand answers from United Airlines

On Wednesday, US Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, announced plans for the Customers Not Cargo Act, which would prohibit the forcible removal of passengers already aboard an aircraft "due to overbo...More..

United CEO promises 'this will never happen again'
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United CEO promises 'this will never happen again'

Many responded with outrage over perceived ethnic bias against the passenger and some called for a boycott of the US -based airline. Munoz vowed this "will never happen again on a United flight" and that law ...More..

Clean air group says Denver, Fort Collins improving on ozone
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Clean air group says Denver, Fort Collins improving on ozone

However, this report adds to the evidence that the ongoing changes in our climate make it harder to protect human health. "The bottom line is that SC isn't doing the worst, but there's certainly room for impr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed towards Australia

The Pentagon's disclosure April 8 that the Carl Vinson carrier strike force was being diverted to waters near North Korea had contributed to rising global tensions over a possible USA conflict with the nuclea...More..

University of Utah to fund scholarships for esports team
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

University of Utah to fund scholarships for esports team

If your parents ever walk into a room and see you playing video games in front of a TV or computer and ask "Why do you play video games so darn much?" you now have an answer. Each game will have a main team, on...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Ron Johnson and U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy during a visit to Snap-On Tools in Kenosha, Wisconsin. HORSLEY: You're right. They have been around since really the Roosevelt administration, and they were reinforced bac...More..

Severe Weather Awareness Week kicks off in Minnesota
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Severe Weather Awareness Week kicks off in Minnesota

All of the tornadoes were either an EF0 or EF1. Monroe County saw the region's only tornado on August 28 , though it was brief and caused very little damage. Saturday. Advances in technology have allowed peo...More..

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

It warned last week that onerous changes to U.S. visa rules could affect its earnings. Those departments would also be asked to offer changes so that H-1B visas are awarded to the "most-skilled or highest-pai...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Detroit to host 3 major NCAA postseason events

The 2018 Frozen Four had already previously been awarded to St. Paul, Minn. The Frozen Four will return to the hotbed of college hockey. Four New England cities were among the sites announced by the NCAA on...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Lavrov-Tillerson meeting round-up

Not long before Trump spoke in Washington, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson struck a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin, saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in relations. ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Japan says differences with USA on economic talks

Two days after his return to Beijing , North Korea launched the rocket, widely viewed as a ballistic missile test in disguise, further ratcheting up tensions on the Korean peninsula. A military parade in Pyong...More..

Britain doubles funding to fight tropical diseases
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Britain doubles funding to fight tropical diseases

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is backing research and development into NTDs . Also, it should prevent up to 400,000 cases of blindness caused by trachoma , and prevent tens of thousands of cases o...More..

Vets can go to CVS 'Minute- Clinics' for minor illnesses
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vets can go to CVS 'Minute- Clinics' for minor illnesses

The pilot is technically part of the VA's existing Choice program, which sends veterans to private health care providers at the government's expense. The VA's new Access and Quality Tool will offer veterans m...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump, Republicans face key test in Georgia congressional race

Democrat Jon Ossoff fought to capture a Republican-held House seat in Atlanta's wealthy, conservative suburbs Tuesday with a groundswell of grass-roots activism and millions in donations fueled largely by...More..