• Activists and lawmakers react to Trump's transgender military ban
Activists and lawmakers react to Trump's transgender military ban

US President Donald Trump late Friday, March 23, rolled back his blanket ban on transgender people serving in the military - but they will still face major restrictions in the American armed forces. "This policy was reverse-engineered for the sole goal of carrying out President Trump's reckless and unconstitutional ban", the union said. Activis...

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  • Maryland students headed to DC for anti-gun violence march
Maryland students headed to DC for anti-gun violence march

St. John Street, organizer Hiwad Haider said. "It should have been enough a long time ago, enough for people to start doing this amount of stuff. And while I sympathize with numerous mass shootings that have happened at school, this is something that happens to our young people every day", Nadine said.

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  • HC restores 20 disqualified AAP MLAs' membership
HC restores 20 disqualified AAP MLAs' membership

The disqualified lawmakers moved the High Court last month contending that the poll panel notification was a "gross violation of natural justice because the Election Commission decided the matter in undue haste and without affording and giving any opportunity of fair hearing to the petitioners".

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  • Gillibrand endorses Cuomo for NY governor over Cynthia Nixon
Gillibrand endorses Cuomo for NY governor over Cynthia Nixon

Nixon announced her candidacy Monday. Cynthia Nixon is taking on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo , who is a clear favorite to win his primary in September. Kristin also said that she would support her to run for NY governor. Quinn praised Nixon for having a "terrific and very successful" career as an actress.

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  • Trump breaks ranks to congratulate Putin on landslide election victory
Trump breaks ranks to congratulate Putin on landslide election victory

According to The Washington Post , Trump's advisers included a warning in his briefing materials, in all caps, which said , " DO NOT CONGRATULATE " Putin on his victory in the Russian election last week. Sanders adds that the call was meant to discuss areas of cooperation between the USA and Russian Federation. The White House said in a s...

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  • Stranger Things stars reportedly land big pay raises
Stranger Things stars reportedly land big pay raises

The child actors are reportedly set to receive 12 times their previous deals, with Finn Wolfhard , 15, Gaten Matarazzo , 15, Caleb McLaughlin , 16, and Noah Schnapp , 13, all set to earn $250,000 (£149,196) an episode. Ramirez as Oscar, with David Tennant making a guest appearance as Kevin Thompson (Kilgrave). The Emmy and Golden-Globe nomi...

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  • Male Birth Control Pills Are Even Closer To Becoming A Reality
Male Birth Control Pills Are Even Closer To Becoming A Reality

Early clinical trials show that a birth control pill for men may soon be a reality. " DMAU is a major step forward in the development of a once-daily "male pill", says senior investigator on the study Stephanie Page. However, it was noted that the pill needed to be taken with food in order to work successfully. This led to effective contrac...

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  • Ola, Uber strike: Mumbai commuters witness higher surge pricing, wait times
Ola, Uber strike: Mumbai commuters witness higher surge pricing, wait times

An Uber spokesperson said, "We keep experimenting with our incentive structures, and the same might differ from city to city and can vary between one driver partner to another, based on the kind of incentive structures they opt for". However, no meeting was conducted between the striking drivers and representatives of Uber , which shut its offic...

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  • Philippines formally withdraws from International Criminal Court
Philippines formally withdraws from International Criminal Court

ICC prosecutors have yet to comment on the announcement. The ICC can investigate and prosecute these crimes in a country when local authorities do not. The panel of prosecutors is blaming the police who, they said, were not able to gather the evidence to merit the filing of a case. In a statement, the global court noted Manila's intention t...

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  • County Health Rankings report released Wednesday morning
County Health Rankings report released Wednesday morning

Richard Besser, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation . In Leon County, the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) is created to address specific opportunities for improved health that have been identified by the community.

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  • Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture
Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture

The Texture application launched in 2012 , the product of a joint venture created two years earlier. TechCrunch pointed us to a series of tweets from writer Alex Heath , who was in attendance when Eddie Cue , the aforementioned SVP of Internet Software and Services, spoke to the crowd.

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  • Valspar Championship: Tiger Woods 'right there' entering final round
Valspar Championship: Tiger Woods 'right there' entering final round

He is vying for his first victory since the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the 80th of his career. "Nine was good", Woods said. Another birdie followed at the par-5 fifth after Woods almost chipped in for eagle. But this was the first time he has holed a shot from off the green this year. Not bad for someone who previously had made just ...

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  • Harry Kane injured as Tottenham Hotspur win at Bournemouth
Harry Kane injured as Tottenham Hotspur win at Bournemouth

The former England striker said on BBC Radio 5 live: "Pochettino doesn't seem to be a manager who's in a hurry to get away from Spurs". "We hope it's not a massive issue for him and hope he is available for the team as soon as possible".

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  • HC stops Karti's counsel from making remarks on Indrani's statement
HC stops Karti's counsel from making remarks on Indrani's statement

Meanwhile the court extended the judicial custody of Bhaskararaman by another 14 days. The ASG Tushar Mehta said the matter was at a crucial stage of probe, and should not be granted any interim relief as there was "cogent, substantial, reliable and unimpeachable material" against him.

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  • Opioid Epidemic Continues To Worsen, Spike In Overdoses Nationwide
Opioid Epidemic Continues To Worsen, Spike In Overdoses Nationwide

However, the CDC says it's seeing its highest-ever opioid-related death rates. The data reports that, from the same time frame as the ESOOS Program report, all 5 U.S. Research shows people who have overdosed once are likely to do so again, making the ER a gateway for connecting people with treatment, Schuchat said.

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  • Donald Trump praises Xi Jinping for his grip on power in China
Donald Trump praises Xi Jinping for his grip on power in China

China's ruling Communist Party last month proposed removing a two-term limit on presidential terms, a suggestion nearly sure to be adopted by the country's rubberstamp parliament during its annual session starting March 5. "Resolutely safeguard General Secretary Xi Jinping's core status and the authority of the party's central committee and its...

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  • Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

The data indicates the season is slowing. "I think everyone is in agreement including the CDC that we're seeing fewer cases than we were seeing at what appears to be the peak of the season", he said. Arizonans can breathe a sigh of relief: While the flu season itself is not yet over, health officials believe it will not get any worse. Haselow s...

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  • UN Panel Links Russia to Potential War Crime in Syria
UN Panel Links Russia to Potential War Crime in Syria

Government forces open a Russian-backed campaign against Eastern Ghouta with more than 260 rockets and intense air raids. Russian Federation has offered rebel fighters in Eastern Ghouta safe exit from the region if they agree to surrender their enclave to government forces, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

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  • Opioid overdoses spiked 28 percent in OH a year ago, CDC says
Opioid overdoses spiked 28 percent in OH a year ago, CDC says

Certain areas in the Northeast were also hit particularly hard, with DE experiencing a 105 percent increase and Pennsylvania an 81 percent increase in opioid overdoses during that time. More than 142,000 people were taken to emergency departments for opioid overdoses during a recent 15-month period, a dramatic rise and the latest sign that the ...

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  • Wounded Parkland student plans to sue school district and sheriff's office
Wounded Parkland student plans to sue school district and sheriff's office

Baldridge referenced the school officer in Florida , whose actions during the shooting there are contested - the officer has contended he followed correct protocol because he believed gunshots were happening outside based on what he heard on his police radio, national news outlets reported.

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  • Arsenal Star Brutally Trolled For Shocking First Half Performance Against Brighton
Arsenal Star Brutally Trolled For Shocking First Half Performance Against Brighton

Brighton did double their lead on 26 minutes as the Gunners gave possession away, which allowed Stephen Gross to cross for Murray, who sent a towering header past Cech. Goals from Lewis Dunk and Glenn Murray put Brighton in control before Aubameyang brought the visitors back into the game. Instead, Arsenal were repeatedly pushed back wit...

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  • Cris Cyborg I'd Fight Ronda Rousey in WWE ... Doubts Ronda's Down
Cris Cyborg I'd Fight Ronda Rousey in WWE ... Doubts Ronda's Down

Ronda Rousey has had a very controversial start to life in the WWE . But before she left, McMahon got in a slap right across Rousey's face. The revelation did not sit well with Rousey, who picked up Triple H as if he was light as a feather and slammed him through a table - and then had an angry confrontation with his wife.

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  • Shubhankar Sharma on a fast track in top golf tournaments from India
Shubhankar Sharma on a fast track in top golf tournaments from India

Golf takes precedence at this time of the year, though, as the sport's elite hone their games for the first major of the year at the Masters next month, while also trying to pick up a World Golf Championships title along the way. "Yeah, I feel comfortable and confident with the way I'm swinging, the way I'm striking the golf ball". Among the world...

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  • Parineeti Chopra unveils the poster of 'Namastey England'
Parineeti Chopra unveils the poster of 'Namastey England'

Vipul Amrutal Shah, the filmmaker also claims that the film is not the sequel to Akshay-Katrina starrer " Namastey London ". "7th December 2018." Have a look. Away from the camera, they are good friends and are always joking and pranking. Arjun and Parineeti both made their Bollywood debuts with " Ishaqzaade " in 2012.

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  • Trump says Jared Kushner's security clearance is up to chief of staff
Trump says Jared Kushner's security clearance is up to chief of staff

A report from the New York Times earlier this week said that Kushner's "resisting" giving up his access in a clash with Chief of Staff John Kelly . "General Kelly respects Jared a lot", Trump said, adding, "I have no doubt he'll do the right thing".

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  • Why You Probably Shouldn't Waste Your Money on DNA-Based Diets
Why You Probably Shouldn't Waste Your Money on DNA-Based Diets

It all depends on the person - although they haven't yet been able to determine the all important characteristics that determine which camp you fall into. A total of 37.5% of participants in the HLC diet had the low-fat genotype, while 31.9% had the low-carb genotype. Researchers at Stanford University found that overweight adults who followed ...

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  • Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Connected to Opioid Substitute
Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Connected to Opioid Substitute

Some consumers have hailed the drug as a "natural" pain remedy, but some medical experts say it can be risky, even deadly. The CDC reports that it's confirmed 28 people in 20 states have contracted the strain of Salmonella , which gives people diarrhea , fever, and abdominal cramps.

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  • Major League Baseball imposes stricter mound-visit limits, defers on pitch clocks
Major League Baseball imposes stricter mound-visit limits, defers on pitch clocks

If a catcher gets "crossed up" with the signs... he calls for a curve and gets the express, for instance... we usually see a mound visit to get that sorted. The league came up with six because teams averaged six mound visits per game in 2017. From now on, there will be a limit of six per game by any coach or player, not including managers' visits t...

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  • Flu season death toll rises to 11 in TN
Flu season death toll rises to 11 in TN

But it was the opposite in Centre and Clearfield counties. The most recent numbers (Feb. 4-10) showed an upward trend in new lab-confirmed cases with more than 1,000 in the week. Health experts at Coliseum Medical Centers say they've seen changes in their facility that indicates fewer people are getting sick right here in middle Georgia.

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  • Google Uses Deep Learning To Help Predict Heart Disease Risk
Google Uses Deep Learning To Help Predict Heart Disease Risk

Google scientists are presenting research on an algorithm that can accurately assess a patient's heart attack risk by examining retinal fundus images. To train the algorithm, the researchers used a data set of nearly 300 thousand patients. According to Peng, the computer vision algorithm can distinguish between the retinal images of a smoker...

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