Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations

Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations

Asserting that India's relationship with Myanmar has always had a very long development cooperation component; High Commissioner Misri said both countries will review all projects that India is working on. The Prime Minister had in the meantime visited every other neighbour - except the politically unstable Maldives - for bilateral meetings. In response, Myanmar security forces began days of "clearing operations" they claimed were needed to tackle terrorism. Read More

India PM plans cabinet revamp, some ministers offer to quit, sources

India PM plans cabinet revamp, some ministers offer to quit, sources

It will also see changes in health ministry (JP Nadda), agriculture (Radha Mohan Singh) and civil aviation, now held by the TDP, as crucial AI disinvestment will have to be undertaken. Since assuming office as PM on May 26, 2014, Modi has already reshuffled his council of ministers twice, the last one having come in 2016 when he inducted 19 new faces and elevated Prakash Javdekar as the cabinet minister. Read More

First SC West Nile Virus death reported in Anderson Co

First SC West Nile Virus death reported in Anderson Co

All four people have been hospitalized with neurologic disease. "The virus is here, and (historically) we know that WNv-carrying mosquitoes will be around well into the fall, " said Dr. "Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle ache". There were two reported West Nile cases and three cases of St. Louis Encephalitis, a similar mosquito-borne illness, in 2016. Read More

Red Cross asking people NOT to donate clothing, household goods, etc

Red Cross asking people NOT to donate clothing, household goods, etc

As of early Tuesday morning, 104 volunteers from the Red Cross Greater Chesapeake Region have been sent on a two-week deployment to Texas and Louisiana, said Jason Marshall, the organization's Southern Maryland director. This free booklet describes the tax rules that apply to making legitimate tax-deductible donations. Donations will be accepted through September 4. The vehicles are loaded with trained volunteers , food and other supplies, functioning like mobile food trucks, he said. Read More

Pa., NJ among 13 states hit by illness linked to pet turtles

Pa., NJ among 13 states hit by illness linked to pet turtles

Pennsylvania had five of 37 cases reported in 13 states as of August 25, with one in New Jersey. Of the 37 cases, 16 people have been hospitalized. The FDA prohibited the distribution and sale of small turtles - those with shells four inches and smaller - in 1975. To prevent people from getting sick, the CDC published a handy, kid-friendly fact sheet, telling people "don't kiss or snuggle with your turtle". Read More

Holder hails Headingley win as just reward for West Indies

Holder hails Headingley win as just reward for West Indies

Hope, whose average of 18 over his previous 11 tests had never reflected his potential, said he trusted the win would be a stepping stone towards a brighter future for the team. England then took the new ball with Windies 266 for 4 off 80 overs and gave it to Anderson. "It takes a lot of character to come out after a beating like we had at Edgbaston, and beat the same side here at Headingley in seam-friendly conditions". Read More

Punjab beefs up security ahead of Dera chief's sentence

Punjab beefs up security ahead of Dera chief's sentence

Asked whether the Haryana Government had failed to control the situation, Mehrishi said, "In an ongoing situation we can not blame anyone". "The other issue discussed was the ongoing encounter in Pulwama.two to four terrorists are still trapped", he said, adding that a house was also set ablaze. Read More

Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

Fifty-nine percent of voters said they believe Trump is encouraging white supremacist groups, and 64% believe such groups pose a threat to the country, according to the poll. For some comparison, in the same survey, 5% of voters said prejudice against minority groups was "not a problem at all" in the US. Almost seven in 10 voters think President Donald Trump's behavior could accidentally embroil the U.S.in an "international conflict", according to the latest George Washington University ... Read More

United Nations panel asks USA to condemn racism

United Nations panel asks USA to condemn racism

On Aug. 12, thousands of white nationalists, neo-Confederates and right-wing protesters clashed with groups that oppose them during demonstrations in Charlottesville, home of Thomas Jefferson and the University of Virginia. In a decision issued under its "early warning and urgent action" procedure, the Committee, which monitors implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, stated "there should be no place in the world for racist white ... Read More

Trump's son-in-law meets Netanyahu on Middle East peace trip

Trump's son-in-law meets Netanyahu on Middle East peace trip

You know, Jared Kushner is just the latest in a string of American officials who have tried to make peace in that region. Trump's administration has become preoccupied with a series of domestic crises, most recently the fallout from the deadly racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month. Read More

Increasing Vitamin C Intake Cuts Blood Cancer Risk

Increasing Vitamin C Intake Cuts Blood Cancer Risk

Current male smokers taking the highest levels of vitamin B6 had triple the risk of lung cancer over six years, compared with those who didn't take supplements. The results showed that among women, there was no correlation between supplemental B6, B9, and B12 and lung cancer risk. Or it may be that lung cancer itself raises levels of these vitamins in the body. Read More

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $525-Million In Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $525-Million In Ovarian Cancer Lawsuit

Meanwhile, The International Agency for Research on Cancer has said that talcum powder is "possibly carcinogenic to humans". Thousands of women have brought lawsuits making similar claims, most of which are in California, Missouri and New Jersey. Read More

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell close to inking five-year extension

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell close to inking five-year extension

Goodell replaced Paul Tagliabue as commissioner in 2006. With some new stadiums having been built, a Las Vegas relocation, a move back to Los Angeles by the Rams and money pouring in, most of those voices are in Goodell's corner as long as things are good for them business-wise. Read More

Police to probe upside-down Indonesia flag blunder

Police to probe upside-down Indonesia flag blunder

He said the Malaysian Government, however, should formally apologise to Indonesia . "We don't want our neighbouring country, Indonesia , to feel hurt, so we need to take measures to ensure this does not recur in future", he told reporters after witnessing the handing-over of duty to the new Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader Mohd by his predecessor Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd. Read More

Train derails after colliding with wagon at London Waterloo station

Train derails after colliding with wagon at London Waterloo station

RAIL passengers are still being urged not to travel to London Waterloo station this evening - and they are being asked to avoid the busy London station tomorrow as well. A spokeswoman for Great Northern said the Rail Accident Investigation Branch had been informed about the collision of one of its trains with the buffers at King's Cross. Read More

FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons

FDA reports five deaths related to weight-loss balloons

In the procedures, patients are mildly sedated as a deflated balloon made of silicone is inserted through the throat and into the stomach , after which it's filled with saline to take up space in the stomach. One case involves ReShape Medical Inc's ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System . It says it has not received any communications or indications from physicians or hospitals that the deaths were due to ORBERA, adding that the FDA's letter did not indicate the deaths were related to ... Read More

Your Instagram Photos May Reveal Whether Or Not You Have Depression

Your Instagram Photos May Reveal Whether Or Not You Have Depression

Among healthy users, we observed that the most popular filter was Valencia, which gives photos a warmer, brighter feel. The volunteers were chosen so that half had been clinically diagnosed with depression sometime in the last three years. Read More

City Medical Examiner identifies another 9/11 victim

City Medical Examiner identifies another 9/11 victim

He is the 1,641st victim of the 2,753 killed at the lower Manhattan site that day to be identified. It is the first new identification made since March 2015 . In total, the four coordinated September 11 terror attacks killed 2,996 people in NY, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and left thousands more injured. Read More

Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed in Florida

Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed in Florida

The pair had tested positive for the virus . The person's partner, who had not traveled, also tested positive. It added that mosquito reduction activities are taking place across the state. Scientists hope to complete the study by 2019. The majority of the cases were travel related and occurred in 2016. Florida has had 118 confirmed cases of Zika this year. Read More

Kansas sees no issues with juvenile ruling

Kansas sees no issues with juvenile ruling

No juvenile offender has ever been sentenced to life without parole in NY, but civil liberties groups have argued that denying parole to offenders with long sentences can amount to the same thing. His attorneys are seeking a U.S. Supreme Court review. While some have resentenced and released juvenile lifers locked up for years, others have resisted taking action as battles continue in legislatures and courts. Read More