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World Health Organization to be headed by an African for the first time

He also went on to win the important second-round election, edging out Britain's David Nabarro to get the position. Tedros received 133 votes to Nabarro's 50,...


Pigeon Wearing Tiny Backpack Filled With Ecstasy Busted By Police

According to the report, the bird was flying into the country from Iraq and caught by trackers near the custom's department. Clint Davis covers entertainment ...


Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

Organized by a coalition of groups - including the Center for Jewish Nonviolence, Combatants for Peace, Youth Against Settlements, All That's Left Collective, ...


Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Schalk has Type 1 diabetes and Alpha alerts Schalk when his sugar climbs too high or drops too low. Schalk pitched the idea of including Alpha in Stafford ...


Eating chocolate regularly could reduce chances of AFib

We often eat chocolate in the form of candy to lift our mood or mend a broken heart . An estimated 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the United States have AFib, ...


DJ Wilson not returning to MI, will stay in NBA Draft

Ali Abdur-Rahkman would be the Wolverines' only returning starter next season if Wagner and Wilson don't choose to return to school . Wilson's departure me...


US warship sails within 12 miles of China-claimed reef

According to Reuters, the guided missile destroyer Dewey ran close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands claimed in whole or part by Brunei, China, Malaysia, ...


Topshop Australia in voluntary administration

Staff will also continue to be paid and gift cards will be honoured. British-based fashion chain Topshop has entered voluntary administration in Australi...


Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

Mulvaney said . But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan's jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net for the ...


Shock, anger, hurt... this was an evil act

Around 10.30pm on Monday evening, a suicide bomber detonated an explosive in the foyer of the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert from pop-star Ariana G...


Why Melania Trump Covers Her Head One Day and Not the Next

Trump too took the comment in good spirit and was seen grinning broadly. Francis and Trump are unlikely to criticize each other so bluntly when they meet ...


Senate bill gives tax break to cops without Social Security

After significant debate Wednesday, the Senate voted 18-13 to raise the state sales tax from 6 percent to 7.25 percent, then cut all income-tax rates next year ...


Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

As Ethiopia's minister of health, Tedros led a comprehensive reform of the country's health system, including the expansion of the country's health infrastructu...


Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal

Kevin Cramer, North Dakota's lone Congressman, also expressed concern over the drastic cuts proposed for the ag programs. Ironically, new Secretary of Agricul...


Trump, Abbas call for new start to Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Abbas also spoke of Palestinian insistence that all "final status issues" be resolved "based on worldwide law" and United Nations resolutions, as well as the Ar...


Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

Numerous demographic groups that provided Mr. Trump with strong support would be hurt by the proposed cuts. "The short answer is I don't know", Mulvaney said...


Kids should drink less fruit juice, according to new guidelines

If you're craving something fruity and refreshing, try eating a piece of fruit instead. National surveys consistently show that Americans do not eat enough fr...


Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Park Chung-Hwa, a Chinese-Korean tour operator in Wangjing, said he felt a certain level of kinship with North Koreans, "as we're of the same ethnicity, and N...


California man dies in apparent nacho cheese botulism outbreak

The Californnia Department of Public Health confirmed the nacho cheese sauce tested from the gas station confirmed toxins in the sauce that were also present ...


Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

The first victims identified in the suicide bombing after an Ariana Grande concert in Britain were an 8-year-old remembered as a "beautiful little girl" and a...


Just 1 alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk, report finds

Researchers uncovered that a small glass of wine or beer, which contains about 10 grams of alcohol, can boost a woman's premenopausal cancer risk by 5 perce...


Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

The Texas House on Sunday voted on a bill that seeks to prohibit transgender public school students from using the bathroom of their choice. While the "bath...


Support pours in for victims with 'Room for Manchester,' other campaigns

Photo: PA A police officer talks to locals outside the Manchester Arena. One woman named Paula Robinson immediately began taking stranded children to a near...


USC women slip to 10th, out of NCAA tournament

For the third consecutive year, the Stanford women's golf team has advanced to match play in the NCAA Championships. USC which was tabbed the fifth-place ...


Poll boost for Jeremy Corbyn as Labour slashes Tory general election lead

The party today slapped down the Labour group on Aberdeen city council after they agreed a "rainbow coalition" with the Tories in order to keep out the SNP, who...


Pakistan's opposition party to sue govt for crackdown on supporters

Offices of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) social media head for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were raided by unidentified officials, it was revealed on Monday. Addre...


United Nations envoy: Liberation of Mosul 'imminent,' IS days numbered

Over a period of 10 days the victim suffered nausea, fever and finally swelling of his internal organs, before an agonizing death. Chemicals used by Islamic ...


Warwick district council pay respects to victims of Manchester attack

May said authorities believe they have identified the attacker, but did not release the name. The priority for police was to establish if he was acting alone ...


Parents OD on heroin, leave newborn strapped in vehicle seat

Our news partners in Cincinnati, WLWT , report Investigators said a 5-year-old boy walked two blocks to his stepgrandfather's house, knocked on the door and to...


Suspected Ebola cases in Congo rise to 29

The health minister, therefore, directed that all Nigerian health workers should maintain a high index of suspicion by screening all fevers for Ebola . He also...


TS EAMCET Results 2017 Releasing Today

The EAMCET is a yearly examination taken by a large number of engineering and medical aspirants in Andhra Pradesh which is conducted by JNTU Kakinada. There are...


Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The Texas Senate voted 21-10 to pass House Bill 3859, which would allow taxpayer-funded adoption agencies to refuse to place children in homes over religiou...


Beyonce, Jay Z celebrate twins at star-studded baby shower

Since the announcement of her pregnancy, Beyoncé continues to share photos of her rounded belly on social networks. They also have five-year-old daughter Blu...


Memorial Day ceremony Saturday at Fort Stanton Cemetery

The program for the ceremony notes that since the fort gave way to the United States Public Health Service Hospital and the cemetery was opened in 1899, "1,802 ...


Dish customers can channel-surf with Amazon Alexa

Sample voice commands include " Alexa , search for comedies", " Alexa , change channel to ESPN", and " Alexa , find the Big Bang Theory ". DISH Anywhere is n...