Arizona cities buck Trump, pledge to stick to Paris climate goals

Sticking with the Paris agreement could have meant accepting the very things Trump has rejected elsewhere: he has denounced or pledged to renegotiate free trade agreements, claiming they too put the United States at a disadvantage. California Gov... More..

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NSW claim first blood in State of Origin opener

But it's something we'd like to look at for the finals series this year and then I think a logical extension of that, maybe next year, is to bring it in across other NRL matches. Thurston had played 36 consecut...More..

Minimum wage rise to cost jobs: R&CA
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Minimum wage rise to cost jobs: R&CA

The Commission's decision only confirms the basic increase in minimum rates while confirmation of the specific rates (including new allowance rates) for each individual Award have not yet been released. And Mr ...More..

Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange

The governor's actions, touted as the first of their kind in the nation, would mandate that health insurers provide policies regardless of pre-existing medical conditions, age or gender. Charles Rothberg, a phy...More..

Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement

The tech giants like Apple, Google , Facebook , Intel and Microsoft are among the hundreds of businesses that declared their intention to continue working towards reducing carbon emissions . "Mayors, gover...More..

5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx

He was getting into his father's auto around 5.15pm in the South Bronx when two men nearby got in a fight. "One person was shooting at another individual on the sidewalk behind us", said Nikunen. The boy was ta...More..

by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

'Enormously exciting' prostate cancer treatment promises hope for more than 20000 men

The drug, abiraterone, is sold by Janssen Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Zytiga. The results, announced at the American Association of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago , are relevant to roughly ...More..

Korea Rescues 2 N. Korean Ships in East Sea
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Korea Rescues 2 N. Korean Ships in East Sea

The spokesman said that all the rescued North Korean sailors are being questioned and that the government will respect their wishes in taking the next steps. Calling North Korea's nuclear ambitions a "threat to...More..

Four Arab nations cut relations with Qatar over Islamist ties
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Four Arab nations cut relations with Qatar over Islamist ties

The economic fallout was immediate: Some of the Middle East's biggest airlines announced they were suspending flights to Qatar. In a statement, Egypt said that Qatar had taken an "anti-Egyptian course" an...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Study shows early Zytiga use improves prostate cancer survival (JNJ)

Adding Zytiga ( abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone to hormone-based therapies to men with newly-diagnosed prostate cancer reduced the risk of death by 38% compared to placebo in the 1,200-patient LATIT...More..

Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar

The UAE advised Qataris in the country to leave with 14 days; Saudi Arabia , which shares a land border with Qatar, closed its ports, roads and airports to Qatari traffic. The UAE offered a similar analysis of...More..

Is pregnancy safe after breast cancer? Here's what the latest data shows
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Is pregnancy safe after breast cancer? Here's what the latest data shows

The new study, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (Asco) meeting in Chicago, looked at seven existing pieces of research covering 197,048 women. The researchers matched each patient who beca...More..

UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar

Al-Jazeera is reporting that trucks carrying food for Qatar are now lining up across the border in Saudi Arabia , unable to enter the country amid a diplomatic row between it and Arab nations. Saudi Arabia sai...More..

Buildings Across the Planet Turn Green for Paris Climate Deal
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Buildings Across the Planet Turn Green for Paris Climate Deal

The agreement was hailed as a landmark when it was passed, with nearly 200 countries pledging to follow it. President Trump did say he plans to "renegotiate" or create an 'entirely new transaction, on ter...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Korean official suspended over US missile defense report

Four mobile launchers were brought into the ROK in addition to two units that had been deployed as part of the THAAD system recently, which failed to be reported to President Moon Jae-in who took office on Ma...More..

United Nations says population chief Babatunde Osotimehin died suddenly
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

United Nations says population chief Babatunde Osotimehin died suddenly

Babatunde's family and many friends around the world, for UNFPA as an organization, and for Nigeria, the country he served - and loved - so well". Former Nigeria's Health Minister, Professor Babatunde Osotim...More..

Keep your kids safe during tick season
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Keep your kids safe during tick season

With a growing number of Lyme disease cases in Minnesota, one family from Monticello has been hit particularly hard with three members diagnosed. The two other illnesses to be concerned about include Tularemia ...More..

'Can't buy its way out of global problems,' US warns China
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

'Can't buy its way out of global problems,' US warns China

But she added: "Beyond diplomatic and financial consequences, the United States remains prepared to counteract North Korean aggression through other means, if necessary". Just hours after the meeting - chaire...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

China 'enabling' North Korea: Beazley

Campbell said that what was clear from the defense secretary's speech was that there is an undeniable gap between the strong traditional approaches of Secretary Mattis, Tillerson, others and the president. An A...More..

Protocol Improvements Reduce Health Conditions in Childhood Cancer Survivors
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Protocol Improvements Reduce Health Conditions in Childhood Cancer Survivors

This analysis focused on the incidence of severe, disabling, life-threatening or fatal health problems arising within 15 years of childhood cancer diagnosis. The study will be featured in a press briefing today...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Justin Thomas finishes tied for fourth in Memorial Tournament

He carded a 68 for a 13-under total of 203. He fell back into a tie for third at nine-under with compatriots Bubba Watson (68) and Justin Thomas (69). SHORT SHOTS: Daniel Summerhays was the 54-hole lea...More..

AstraZeneca Reports Good Phase III Breast Cancer Drug Data
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

AstraZeneca Reports Good Phase III Breast Cancer Drug Data

Of these patients, approximately one third are either diagnosed with, or progress to, the metastatic stage of the disease. "Clearly the drug was more effective than traditional chemotherapy", said Dr. Women w...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

British PM May could lose majority

Earlier this week Mrs May warned that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was not prepared for Brexit negotiations and would go into talks with Brussels - scheduled to begin on 19 June - "alone and naked". May ha...More..

Saturday hot, mercury to rise further on Sunday
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Saturday hot, mercury to rise further on Sunday

Mercury climbed to 44.6 degrees Celsius in the neighbouring Gurugram and Faridabad areas. On June 7, 2014 the maximum temperature was recorded as 46.7 degree celsius while on June 9, 2015 the mercury had reache...More..

Coast Guard, Coastal Police save crew from dredger in distress
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Coast Guard, Coastal Police save crew from dredger in distress

Coast Guard headquarters at Panambur in New Mangalore received the information through a telephonic message from New Mangalore Port Trust at 4.45 pm on Saturday. The ICGS Amartya reached the position at 6.40 ...More..

Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises

Republicans in Congress now have a responsibility to enact reforms to Obamacare's broken policies. As they begin to form the outlines of a proposal, they will want to be prepared for a flood of questions from ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected as First African DG of WHO

The incoming health chief was chosen from amongst three nominees presented to the World Health Assembly , along with David Nabarro from the United Kingdom, and Sania Nishtar from Pakistan, in a process tha...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

United Kingdom vote looms, Tories confuse tax issue

May called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union , to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce and to strengthen her grip o...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

More and more of them are worrying about it. There's plenty they can do - but it won't make up what's lost. "We find the problems, but we are working on them.Our ranking is getting better", he said . What's...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

'Wonder Woman' conquers milestone with $100.5 million debut

The $100.5 reality far surpasses these projections, and puts it past the $98.6 million opening weekend for the first Iron Man . Even the female-led Hunger Games (starring Jennifer Lawrence) pulled in $152.5 ...More..

Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA

The Longhorns will face the victor of the late game between top-seeded Long Beach State and San Diego State . If it loses that match, those two teams will play once more for a trip to the super regionals. UCLA...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Tories in 'chaos' over tax policies, Labour and Lib Dems claim

Overall, however May turned in one of her strongest performances of this election. Corbyn's supporters look to the unexpected victories for President Donald Trump and the Leave campaign in last year's Europea...More..

United States Condemns Attacks in London
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

United States Condemns Attacks in London

This followed the attack about two weeks ago in Manchester where many civilians, mainly youth and children, lost their lives. Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said the attacks carried out b...More..

Sidney Crosby denies mocking PK Subban's breath: 'Yeah, he made that up'
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Sidney Crosby denies mocking PK Subban's breath: 'Yeah, he made that up'

Subban and Sidney Crosby exchanging words during the end of Game 3 on Saturday night, and viewers were left to wonder what was being said so emphatically. Another player being interviewed by McGuire after the...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Reporting cancer complications may boost survival

Abiraterone is already approved for use on the NHS in men whose prostate cancer has become resistant to hormone treatment. The phase III LATITUDE experiment found that adding the combination of Zytiga plus ...More..