FDA delays rule requiring new nutrition facts panel on food

After those rules were finalized, industry and consumer groups provided the FDA with feedback regarding the compliance dates. Originally, large companies had been given until July 2018 to comply with the new label, and at least one food giant, Mar... More..

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Drone-delivered defibrillators could aid heart emergencies
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Drone-delivered defibrillators could aid heart emergencies

With the drone, the time from dispatch to arrival at the scene of the emergency was only about five minutes in half of the cases, compared with 22 minutes for EMS. More than 350,000 Americans had a cardiac arre...More..

4 people hurt in fire that destroyed or damaged 8 buildings
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

4 people hurt in fire that destroyed or damaged 8 buildings

Wind proved to be an issue as gusts invigorated the fire. "It's a very tight neighborhood", he said, with "all balloon-frame triple-deckers". Some residents received minor injuries and two firefighters suffer...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Historical issues blocking ties with Japan: Moon

Moon made the comments during a meeting with Gianni Infantino, the president of Federation Internationale de Football Association, earlier on Monday. Both China and North Korea strongly object to the presence o...More..

One-Third Of World Is Now Overweight Or Obese
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One-Third Of World Is Now Overweight Or Obese

Of the four million deaths attributed to excess body weight in 2015, almost 40 per cent occurred among people whose body mass index (BMI) fell below the threshold considered "obese". -Among the 20 largest count...More..

Surgeons Remove Almost 30 Pounds Of Feces From Colon
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Surgeons Remove Almost 30 Pounds Of Feces From Colon

Numerous tests conducted showed that the man had months, even years of accumulated feces residing within a portion of his colon, which triggered the swelling. Hirschsprung's disease affects one in every 5,000 ...More..

Russian election hacking in United States more widespread
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Russian election hacking in United States more widespread

Bloomberg reports that incursions into voter databases and software systems were nearly double the size previously revealed. Russian hackers infiltrated voter databases and software systems in 39 states du...More..

Drug found to improve heart health of type 1 diabetics
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Drug found to improve heart health of type 1 diabetics

Results shown that it reduced the combined risk of nonfatal heart attack , heart-related death, and nonfatal stroke by 14 percent compared with placebo. The drug is already used as an low-cost first-line tre...More..

Government offices vandalised on day 1 of GJM bandh in Darjeeling
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Government offices vandalised on day 1 of GJM bandh in Darjeeling

The camaraderie between the TMC and the GJM resulted in the signing of an agreement upon which chief minister Mamata Banerjee agreed to keep the provision for the creation of an independent state of Gorkhalan...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes on U.S. statehood in non-binding referendum

Just 1.5 percent of the votes cast were for independence for the Caribbean island, and just 1.3 percent of those who cast valid ballots opted for maintaining Puerto Rico's current status as a USA commonwealth...More..

Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sears to cut 400 full-time jobs, mostly at corporate office

That requires the company to optimize its store footprint as well as operate an organization that is simpler and leaner. This is part of the department store chain's ongoing restructuring efforts, which are c...More..

Global Rehabilitation Robotics Market : Technological advancements 2017 to 2022
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Global Rehabilitation Robotics Market : Technological advancements 2017 to 2022

For providing the users with an exclusive view of the United States Sweet Potato market , we have included in the report exhaustive analysis about the competitiveness among different market players. Then the...More..

Boston comes one degree short of tying the heat record
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Boston comes one degree short of tying the heat record

Some areas, especially those in and around New York City, could see record-highs broken. The high temperature will rise to about 78 degrees, which is 15 degrees lower than Monday's, according to the National W...More..

Lachlan Murdoch Halts Support for Australia's Ten Network
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Lachlan Murdoch Halts Support for Australia's Ten Network

The trading halt is a temporary measure to buy Ten's board a couple of days to consider a response to the market. However Ten shares last traded at an all-time closing low of 16 cents, down more than 90 per c...More..

Abortion figures prompt fresh calls for reform of Northern Irish law
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Abortion figures prompt fresh calls for reform of Northern Irish law

In 2016, 48pc of women and girls who accessed abortion and gave Republic of Ireland addresses were between 20 - 29 years of age, while 37pc were between 30 - 39 years old. The figures are contained in a report...More..

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Hawaii enacts law committing to goals of Paris climate accord

A new law in Hawaii formally aligns the state with the greenhouse gas reduction goals of the Paris climate change agreement. "Hawai'i is committed to environmental stewardship, and we look forward t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Will Plead NOT GUILTY

A federal judge ordered that victor remain held without bond after prosecutors argued during Thursday's three-hour hearing that she posed a flight risk and public danger, citing what they called "disturbing" co...More..

SNP say shock General Election result is 'comprehensive rejection' of hard Brexit
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

SNP say shock General Election result is 'comprehensive rejection' of hard Brexit

In Scotland, there were heavy losses for the Scottish National Party , whose leader Nicola Sturgeon has called for a second independence referendum . "The presumption underlying the commitment to a referend...More..

SNP MPs step forward to replace ousted Angus Robertson as Westminster leader
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

SNP MPs step forward to replace ousted Angus Robertson as Westminster leader

After Theresa May saw her majority wiped out in last week's vote, the Scottish First Minister said a UK-wide consensus should be adopted for the Brexit talks to allow the devolved governments a greater sa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

Those attacks, which left at least 12 people dead, were claimed by ISIS. Schools built with funds from Saudi Arabia are spreading across the Horn of Africa. Eritrea has expressed support for Saudi Arabia an...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

No interest in renegotiating Paris climate deal; McKenna

The Trump administration's top environment official left a meeting with global counterparts early, boarding a plane home to tell President Donald Trump the USA position was "received well". "I also asked the ...More..

E3 2017: Original Xbox 'Duke' Controller Returns for Xbox One
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

E3 2017: Original Xbox 'Duke' Controller Returns for Xbox One

Controllers start at $79.99 United States dollars and for a limited time, until June 19, Microsoft is giving away a free engraving promotion for all Xbox Wireless Controllers purchased through Xbox Design Lab ...More..

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

Smirnoff , now owned by British spirits giant Diageo , traces its heritage back to 19th Century Russia . Because we've now reached a point where even liquor companies can't resist taking part in (or capital...More..

Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - third man named
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Two of the London Bridge/Borough Market attackers from Barking - third man named

During the attack, seven people were killed and dozens more were wounded. An Italian interior ministry official told The Associated Press that British and Moroccan intelligence and law-enforcement authorities...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Brexit campaigner Gove says surprised PM May asked him to join cabinet

Damian Green has been appointed First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office in the reshuffle, a significant promotion. She made Damian Green , former work and pensions secretary, her depu...More..

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

It was another humiliation for May, and a sign that the socially conservative DUP, with its strong focus on Northern Ireland's specific political complexities, will not necessarily be a compliant partner for he...More..

Irish Players Among Those Released By Premier League Clubs Today
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Irish Players Among Those Released By Premier League Clubs Today

It is expected that the Swede will leave the club on Friday when the club officially publishes their annual player retention list as h will be omitted. Ibrahimovic was the stand-out name on the Premier League'...More..

Merger talks panel wasn't doing anything towards development Panneerselvam
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Merger talks panel wasn't doing anything towards development Panneerselvam

O Panneerselvam had also at a public meeting on Sunday announced that his party - the AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma ) had made a decision to disband the committee formed to hold merger talks with the ruling A...More..

Massachusetts gas prices down 3 cents per gallon
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Massachusetts gas prices down 3 cents per gallon

That's about 5.8 cents per gallon less than one year ago at this time and the lowest for mid-June since 2005 . according to GasBuddy . And it's 10 cents a gallon cheaper than the average price of the past...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

Oliver got a kick out of Buckethead and invited the character onto the show. Once again calling the scandal "Stupid Watergate", the host explained how the former FBI director saying Trump fired him over the R...More..

Obesity rising in rich and poor countries, especially in children
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Obesity rising in rich and poor countries, especially in children

Out of 107.7 million obese children worldwide in 2015, China tops the list with 15.3 million kids with excess weight, closely followed by India with 14.4 million obese children. This finding runs contrary to pr...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Theresa May To Face Disgruntled Backbenchers At Cabinet Meeting

May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. She named her Cabinet Sunday , keeping most of the ministers in their posts and even appointing an old adversary, Michael Gove , to the post of en...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn yesterday said he can "still be prime minister" as he aims to thwart May's attempt to run a minority government. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC the gove...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Sterling kept under pressure after UK elections

The FTSE 100 tends to greet a falling pound with open arms as the market expects an earnings boost for the big companies which collect revenues overseas then convert them into pounds. There was much less ...More..

'Wonder Woman' blasts to top of USA box office
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

'Wonder Woman' blasts to top of USA box office

However, the film's success would seem to have solidified Wonder Woman's future in the DC Cinematic Universe making a Wonder Woman sequel a very safe bet. "It's my favorite scene in the movie and it's the m...More..