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United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias
- October 15, 2017

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) said the decision makes "it clear that culture, history, world heritage isn't impt to [Trump], even if it is to Americans & world". State Department officials cited a 2012 decision not to expel Syria from its human rights committee after the civil war in that country began, and repeated resolutions that refer to Israel as an occupying power . (more...)
Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today
- October 14, 2017

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether Hindu women's right to equal access to temples and their fundamental right to worship can be overruled on the grounds of religious tradition . Those who supported the ban submitted that the concept "essential part of religious practice" has to be decided by the court with reference to the practices which are regarded important by large sections of the community for several centuries. (more...)
The Facts About The Flu Vaccine The Facts About The Flu Vaccine
- October 13, 2017

So far this season, 221 cases have been reported. Park says the Stop Flu at School will be offered to all elementary and intermediate public schools in Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii Counties. In the 2016-17 flu season, which was described as a "moderate", more than 600,000 were hospitalized due to complications from the flu, said Jernigan. (more...)
Walmart Buys Logistics Startup to Enable Same-Day Delivery in NY Walmart Buys Logistics Startup to Enable Same-Day Delivery in NY
- October 05, 2017

Walmart will now be able to tap into Parcel'shomegrownn familiarity with the market. But Parcel will also begin handling same-day deliveries for both Walmart and Jet .com. In addition, Walmart is investing in grocery pick up and delivery programs to complement online shopping and grocery, which is available in more than 900 USA stores. (more...)
Alleged BTC-E Admin and Bitcoin Launderer Will Be Extradited to US Alleged BTC-E Admin and Bitcoin Launderer Will Be Extradited to US
- October 05, 2017

Authorities suspect he was ringleader and responsible for alleged laundering activity since 2011. Russian Federation also demands his extradition on separate fraud charges. Vinnik allegedly committed these crimes while operating bitcoin exchange BTC-e, although he claims he was just a technician and the exchange denies he was ever employed by the company. (more...)
House Passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act House Passes Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
- October 05, 2017

Democrats, however, argued that abortions that late in the pregnancy rarely happened, and emphasized the mother's role in choosing whether to abort. And for those who recognize that abortion is murder at any stage, bills such as these are at least a small step toward the end goal of ending all abortions by forcing advocates to look at the process with a more compassionate eye. (more...)
Nearly Half Of Abortions Worldwide Are Unsafe, Study Says Nearly Half Of Abortions Worldwide Are Unsafe, Study Says
- September 29, 2017

Dr. Lisa Haddad remembers the women's faces clearly. Some of the women had unsafe abortions and were facing serious complications, she said . "This is a public health priority and I don't think it's been placed on that level and given the attention that it needs", she said. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive
- September 29, 2017

The Saudi ministers are now preparing the required reports and in less than 30 days the royal order should be implemented, entering into force by June 2018, writes the Saudi press. While Saudi Arabia is moving in the right direction with this progressive reform, the fight for women's rights is far from over - not just in Saudi Arabia or the Middle East, but also across the globe. (more...)
WAFU Cup: Ezenwa Named Best Goalkeeper As Ghana Stars Sweep Awards WAFU Cup: Ezenwa Named Best Goalkeeper As Ghana Stars Sweep Awards
- September 26, 2017

Sarfo , who was lurking in the 18 yard box, received a pass from Cobbinah, outwitted the defense of the visitors and placed the ball at the blind side of Nigeria goalie Ezenwa Ikechukwu, who remained rooted to the spot. Dazed with the drubbing, the home based Eagles conceded a fourth in the 93rd minute despite Ghana being reduced to 10 men after Atingah was sent off for picking up his second yellow card. (more...)
IT officer's son murdered by kidnappers, body recovered in Bengaluru IT officer's son murdered by kidnappers, body recovered in Bengaluru
- September 23, 2017

The same day, he and his wife and daughter received a message on WhatsApp telling his parents to arrange Rs 50 lakh to pay his abductors as ransom. Deputy commissioner of police (north sub-division) Chetan Singh Rathore said five people had been identified as the perpetrators, including Sharath's friend HP Vishal, 20. (more...)
Pennsylvania Credit Rating Takes Hit After Budget Standoff Pennsylvania Credit Rating Takes Hit After Budget Standoff
- September 22, 2017

Their letter said further borrowing "creates an economic "moral hazard" that effectively increases the long-term risks to the commonwealth's finances" and that they were therefore "disinclined to support additional lending" to the state's General Fund. (more...)
India brandishes 'intelligence report' of Rohingyas' militant links India brandishes 'intelligence report' of Rohingyas' militant links
- September 20, 2017

Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that a final decision on the fate of Rohingya refugees in India would be taken by the Supreme Court. "In the five or six years that we have been here, we have never felt that we are foreigners here nor have we ever felt any kind of fear", said Salimullah ahead of the case. (more...)
Ryan murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe Ryan murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe
- September 16, 2017

He also gave in to the parents' demand and said that the case will be handed over to the CBI. Pradyumans parents have always been demanding CBI inquiry. According to the police, Kumar has confessed to the crime during interrogation. Varun Thakur, the father of a seven-year-old boy murdered inside the Gurugram branch of the Ryan International School in Haryana last week, filed an application on Wednesday in the Bombay High Court seeking dismissal of the anticipatory transit bail plea filed ... (more...)
Russian Federation war games in Belarus spark anxiety in Baltics Russian Federation war games in Belarus spark anxiety in Baltics
- September 15, 2017

But some Western analysts say the number is more like 100,000 when you consider the other personnel involved . But for Danish defence minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen, speaking on Danish radio on Thursday, the drill was created to "intimidate the Baltic states". (more...)
How to Watch Hurricane Harvey Benefit Online How to Watch Hurricane Harvey Benefit Online
- September 13, 2017

Houston rap artist Bun B and Scooter Braun, a Hollywood talent manager and founder of SB Projects, are the organizers. No fewer than seven charities will benefit from funds received, including the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Feeding Texas and Comic Relief USA . (more...)
Defiance County man becomes first 2017 OH death from West Nile virus Defiance County man becomes first 2017 OH death from West Nile virus
- September 09, 2017

Raul Pino said in a statement. A dead bird found in the Redding area has tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District is reporting. Check around your property for tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-holding containers that should be discarded or turned over to prevent collecting water. (more...)
Colin Trevorrow Steps Down From Directing 'Star Wars Episode IX' Colin Trevorrow Steps Down From Directing 'Star Wars Episode IX'
- September 07, 2017

Now, of course, there's rampant speculation about who will take over behind the camera, why Trevorrow was sacked, and what this means for the franchise. The shadowy face behind the rise of the villainous First Order just got a little bit clearer, thanks to a new image from Topps' Star Wars: Card Trader. (more...)
Nigeria Finally Out of Recession-NBS Nigeria Finally Out of Recession-NBS
- September 07, 2017

But that GDP expansion was a full percentage point lower than economists polled by Reuters expected and the office also said the first-quarter downturn, at 0.91 percent, had been steeper than initially estimated. The growth in the Oil & Gas sector was driven by increased production to 1.84mbpd from 1.69mbpd in Q1'17. Conversely, he said, it was important to note that the South African economy grew by a more impressive 2.5 per cent after contracting by 0.3 per cent and 0.6 per cent in Q4 ... (more...)
Florida State QB Deondre Francois to miss remainder of season Florida State QB Deondre Francois to miss remainder of season
- September 04, 2017

Alabama's special teams capitalized on two Florida State mistakes but was far from ideal. Coach Jimbo Fisher is expected to have a further update, including when Francois is expected to have surgery, during his weekly press conference Monday. (more...)
Does Contagious Yawning Have A Neural Basis? Does Contagious Yawning Have A Neural Basis?
- September 04, 2017

Ever wonder why it's impossible not to yawn when you see someone else doing it? They found that the human intensity for contagious yawning is triggered involuntarily by an area of the brain called primitive reflexes in the primary motor cortex . (more...)