China sends military personnel to base in Djibouti

In recent years, China has increased its investment in Africa and modernized its armed forces. In a recent annual report to Congress on China's military power, the Pentagon noted that China "claims" the base in Djibouti is created to help its... More..

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Julie Payette, 53, astronaut and mom to be named GG
by | Sunday, July 16, 2017

Julie Payette, 53, astronaut and mom to be named GG

Payette's already been championing science education as Chief Operating Officer of the Montreal Science Centre , but it's a safe bet, too, that her appointment as Governor General will show girls that a suc...More..

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi's policies and blames him for Amarnath attack
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi's policies and blames him for Amarnath attack

Terming the United Jihad Council (UJC)'s condemnation of the attack as "healthy", Singh said one "good thing which came out of the attack" was that nobody was "apologetic" while denouncing it. The memo, dated...More..

NY area airport workers delay strike, but threat looms
by | Thursday, July 13, 2017

NY area airport workers delay strike, but threat looms

The 32BJ Service Employees International Union says they were intimidating workers on their negotiations team. There were no major disruptions at Denver International Airport on Wednesday as a result of the...More..

The First Gonorrhea Vaccine May Be on The Horizon
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The First Gonorrhea Vaccine May Be on The Horizon

Last week, the World Health Organization warned about the global spread of gonorrhoea that could not be treated with antibiotics. Gonorrhea can lead to bad effects like burning urination, pelvic inflammatio...More..

United Blood Services calls for donors as blood supplies are 'dangerously low'
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

United Blood Services calls for donors as blood supplies are 'dangerously low'

Sandee Thompson from the Blood Service urged new and lapsed donors to roll up their sleeves and give blood this winter, when the Blood Service loses more than 1000 donations a day due to colds and flu. Virgin...More..

Coffee 'cuts risk of dying from heart disease'
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Coffee 'cuts risk of dying from heart disease'

For example, people who drink more coffee tend to smoke more cigarettes, so that had to be taken into account. Don't feel bad about pouring yourself that extra cup of joe tomorrow morning-it could act...More..

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert
by | Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert

Ariana's next show on her "Dangerous Woman Tour" will take place in Mexico City next Wednesday (12.07.17). Police in Costa Rica have arrested a man after he issued a threat online claiming that he was going ...More..

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge breaks Joe DiMaggio's rookie HR record
by | Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge breaks Joe DiMaggio's rookie HR record

Joe DiMaggio's 1936 record of 29 home runs had remained the high watermark for any NY rookie, but Judge has broken that long-standing record before the All-Star Break . Judge homered at his first career at ba...More..

Doctor Brenda Fitzgerald is the new CDC Director
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Doctor Brenda Fitzgerald is the new CDC Director

Fitzgerald, 70, is an ob/gyn who worked in private practice for 30 years, taking her current post in 2011. Tom Frieden , her predecessor, says right now there are a number of public health challenges in the US...More..

by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Secretary of State Tillerson Visits Ukraine

The posters feature the slogan: "Look closely at their faces" and aim to generate "more active opposition" to Russian Federation, which the centre called "an Empire of Evil". Poroshenko hailed USA involvement a...More..

SC inmate captured after second escape
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

SC inmate captured after second escape

A U.S. SC state prisoner who escaped from a maximum-security prison for the second time earlier this week was recaptured in the state of Texas, authorities said Friday. Causey had been in solitary confineme...More..

Vikram Chatterjee arrested in model Sonika Chauhan death case
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Vikram Chatterjee arrested in model Sonika Chauhan death case

Chatterjee will be produced in Alipore court today. Chatterjee was absconding after the police had charged him in the case. The auto in which Sonika Chauhan was travelling with Bengali actor Vikram Chatterj...More..

Black Caucus urges Williams not to play ball with Trump's election commission
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Black Caucus urges Williams not to play ball with Trump's election commission

Interestingly, Secretary of State Connie Lawson is a member of the commission but was forced to issue her own statement declining the request of further information. ME has essentially joined a list of stat...More..

Piercing shots: last minute brides, the crashed helicopter
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Piercing shots: last minute brides, the crashed helicopter

The video, filmed by the pregnant photographer who was also in the helicopter, was released as part of the subsequent investigation and published by local news G1 Official . "All brides have a dream and hers w...More..

Fired security manager says Phillips Arena discriminated against
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Fired security manager says Phillips Arena discriminated against

A spokesperson for the Hawks told TMZ that Hayes " was terminated for poor performance and his claims are baseless ". Drake , Kanye West , Migos and Tyler Perry got put through the ringer before being...More..

Alligators, dozens of unsafe snakes seized from California home
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Alligators, dozens of unsafe snakes seized from California home

The permit holder was "housing deadly venomous snakes in an unauthorized, densely populated, residential neighborhood, and in such a manner that they posed a substantial risk to public safety", Barre said. El...More..

Oral sex is making gonorrhea more resistant to antibiotics
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Oral sex is making gonorrhea more resistant to antibiotics

Every time you introduce a new type of antibiotic to treat it, this bug develops resistance to it. World Health Organization estimates 78 million people a year get gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease...More..

The office of government ethics director is resigning
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

The office of government ethics director is resigning

In a statement , Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) termed Shaub's resignation "a sad day for the government's ethics program" and thanked Shaub fo...More..

Report says Wolf Creek target of cyber attack
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Report says Wolf Creek target of cyber attack

So far, it appears that hackers gained access to office computer systems but failed to take control of devices that are used to operate of any of the facilities. That report says a DHS alert circulated among ...More..