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Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

Guterres strongly condemned the attack on the United Nations peacekeepers, which, he said, "may constitute a war crime". Radio France International, citing a ...


19 fallen officers honored at annual police memorial

The week was established by Congress in 1962 and starts Monday with National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Nationwide, though, law enforcement has grown increa...


Mental Health Month and MHP Classes

The research , conducted amongst 2,000 van owners and operators, highlighted that nearly one in five van drivers describes their current mental health as poo...


Brazil declares official end to Zika virus epidemic

The Zika scare was at its peak before Rio de Janeiro held the 2016 Olympics, with countries around the world reporting an increase in infections. The threat l...


Caffeinated bagels now exist, you fiends

It's believed to be the world's first caffeinated bagel . You can look here to find an Einstein Bros. The bagel also contains 13 grams of protein . The ba...


Promised spending on mental health fails to address neglect

Mental Health First Aid Training is an evidence-based program created to help prepare adults and teen leaders to recognize and address mental health problems am...


More severe weather possible in Alabama on Sunday

In addition to the potential for severe weather, these storms will be efficient rain producers and heavy rain is likely in many spots, even for those that d...


More heavy rain and storms possible today

Skies become cloudy in the evening with a 60 per cent chance of showers overnight and wind becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light in the evenin...


Drug use tops booze for first time in fatal US crashes

He is a former senior U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration official. "Drug impaired driving is increasing", said Jim Hedlund a private consulta...


Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

And if that seems long, here are some other surprisingly lengthy pregnancies in the animal kingdom, according to National Geographic . The live cam was still a...


Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

The letters went to officials in California and in major cities including New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and New Orleans - all places the Justice Department's ...


Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.7 percent

The jobless rate in February was 4.9 percent. There were 9,500 new jobs in March, representing a 0.2 percent growth rate, which increased the total job count ...


Trump team to debate future of Paris agreement

His budget director, Mick Mulvaney, described plans to cut government spending on climate change as stopping a "waste" of taxpayer money. The battle over the ...


Janet Jackson introduces baby boy to world with photo on Twitter

Just moments ago, Mr. Al Mana took to his personal website where he shared a stunning picture of Mrs. Jackson similar to the one above and wrote the touching ...


Trump says US-Russia relations 'may be at an all-time low'

He said the visit - the first to Moscow by a senior Trump administration official - offered an opportunity to clarify the chances of cooperation "above all on t...


Toledo Zoo welcomes baby Masai giraffe Kipenzi

Considering that April has given birth a few times before, veterinarians on staff at the Animal Adventure Park should have some idea how she responds during...


State House Budget Debate Expected to be Long and Heated

And separate legislation that would create a public subsidy for private education has yet to be heard in the House. Patrick did not respond to a request for c...


Ralph Lauren to shut down Fifth Avenue Polo store

The move comes soon after the February departure of CEO Stefan Larsson. At that time, the company said it would trim roughly 8 percent of its full-time headco...


First heat wave of 2017 strikes Maharastra, two dead

The heat wave might be set to abate at least in the northern regions, even as it intensifies in the south and east, with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh expected t...


This tiny fish with fangs can fix our opioid problem

Live Science noted that the fang blenny venom would not be very painful, but it will be unpleasant enough, at least for fish predators. Scientists have f...


Expect Severe Thunderstorms With a Chance of Hail Saturday

Clouds will start to build in Saturday night, but we will stay dry into Sunday morning. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service say the likelihoo...


Playing Tetris may help prevent PTSD

The study, published recently in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, found that patients who played Tetris within six hours of the crash experienced 62 percent ...


Unavoidable Typos in DNA Help Fuel Cancer

Tomasetti says these random DNA copying errors will only get more important as societies face aging populations, prolonging the opportunity for our cells to mak...


Homemade slime leaves 11-year-old with third-degree burns

The girl was at a sleepover the weekend of March 18 when she woke up in agonizing pain. She said her skin felt "really hot and tingly". As it turns out, Q...


County rankings indicate where you live influences your health

Madison County's high school graduation rate is 83 percent, one percentage point down from in 2016, according to the rankings . Death trends from 1997 to 2014 s...


Lawmakers introduce bills calling for marijuana legalization, taxation

Democratic senator Heather Steans of Chicago introduced the legislation at the capitol on Wednesday. This special sales tax would be in addition to, not in repl...


Sears has 'substantial doubt' about its future

But times are tough for Sears and Kmart now. The dip was largely due to the reduced number of both Sears and Kmart full-line stores, which led to a revenue loss...


'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Record at Box Office

Superman: Dawn of Justice" previous year for all-time openings in March. It's also the biggest opening ever for a PG-rated movie (passing last year's " Findin...


Subway fighting back against "stunningly flawed" report on chicken

The rest was mostly soy. Of the six restaurants tested, Subway's chicken was deemed to be made more of soy products than actual chicken, with the over roasted c...


11 new flu deaths reported, dozens hospitalized

The number of hospitalizations in Oklahoma County increased by 61 people for a total of 242 patients. The number of flu-related deaths in North Carolina are h...


CDC: 1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015

From 2010 to 2015 death rate because of heroin overdose has quadrupled. Five years ago the number of deaths due to prescription medicine was at 29 percent. As w...


Palestinians, Israel soldiers clash in West Bank's Hebron

During his first press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington earlier this month, Trump declined to endorse the two-state solution, and...


ADHD linked with smaller brain volumes not bad parenting: research

Further, these differences were most prominent in the brains of children with ADHD, and less obvious in adults with the disorder, a finding that might be import...


Idaho reports most flu deaths since 2000

Idaho has verified 36 flu deaths so far this year. Denton County has reported 112 flu-related hospitalizations this season. "This is one of the most severe fl...


SP, BSP, Congress responsible for abysmal state of UP: Modi

It is also the biggest election in the world this year, as the state of Uttar Pradesh is India's most populous, with some 220 million people. "He can peep into ...


Santa Clara County Vows to Protect Planned Parenthood

Nationwide, rallies calling to end funding for Planned Parenthood also are planned for Saturday by #ProtestPP . Planned Parenthood of MI says federal money c...


Trump team denies immigration order 'chaos'

According to the executive order , Trump's action applies to "countries designated pursuant to Division O, Title II, Section 203 of the 2016 consolidated Appro...


Go Red for Women Day targets heart, stroke risks

Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. "By our members dressing in red and encouraging family and friends to do the same, we hope to encourage local wo...


Maxine Medina admits mistake in saying terno 'invented' by Imelda Marcos

She explained that the flow of the pageant is faster this time as reported by ABS-CBN . She said that she likes how the preliminary competition was done in the...


No Brexit shock to United Kingdom economy… yet

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the country's gross domestic product ( GDP ) increased by 0.6% in the last three months of the year,...