CPSC investigating fidget spinners after reports of children swallowing loose pieces

Kidsafe NSW issued a safety alert for an LED fidget spinner called Ace of Hearts with a defective battery compartment, raising concerns a child could ingest the batteries. Nina Shapiro from UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital said. They say parent... More..

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Small margins can be massive in this game: Virat Kohli
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Small margins can be massive in this game: Virat Kohli

Passions run high over cricket in India - particularly when it comes to arch-rival Pakistan . "I would rate his performance as arguably the greatest by a Pakistani in a world event final considering that...More..

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

The PGA Tour will also revise its list of banned substances to include "all of the substances and methods" now prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency while adding three new categories of medication to its...More..

When exactly is the first day of summer?
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

When exactly is the first day of summer?

The solstice happens twice annually due to the Earth's axis of rotation, and known as the summer and winter solstice. At the summer solstice, the sun reaches its highest point in the sky and daylight is longe...More..

Yoga Could Help Heal Chronic Back Pain
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Yoga Could Help Heal Chronic Back Pain

So, yes, yoga is good for your back, but before you go and handspring your way into an inverted scorpion pose, remember that the study's results were based on a course made up entirely of gentle, low-degree-of-...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Who are the main players in Syria's conflict?

In April, Russia briefly suspended cooperation after the US military fired 59 missiles at a Syrian air base following a chemical weapons attack that Washington blamed on the Assad government. Russian Federation...More..

Dems Win Congressional Baseball Game, Give Trophy to Republican Steve Scalise
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems Win Congressional Baseball Game, Give Trophy to Republican Steve Scalise

U.S. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle and remains hospitalized in good condition, according to The Washington Post . "I feel a lot more optimistic than I do two or three days ago...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

ADL urges hate crime probe in slaying of US Muslim teen

Authorities believe that Nabra Hassanen , 17, of Reston, had just left a McDonald's in the Sterling area and been walking back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque with some friends when 22-year-old ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seattle police release tape of pregnant woman's shooting

The officers immediately performed first aid while the Seattle Fire Department responded, but the fire department declared the woman deceased once they arrived. She's not big. She's not intimidating ... "Th...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

West Indies unchanged for first two India ODIs

Pace bowler Shannon Gabriel is still unfit to play due to the side strain he suffered in the second ODI against Afghanistan. The verdict: India finished seventh in their home World Cup in 2013, but thei...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Lawmakers differ sharply on Supreme Court decision

Democratic voters are clustered in cities such as Milwaukee and Madison, while Republican voters are more evenly spread out. The Supreme Court will take up the most important gerrymandering case in more...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

March against Islamic law, counter-protest draws a crowd in Lansing

About 30 people gathered at northwest corner of Wacker Drive and Wabash Avenue, carrying signs that read "No killing Gays" and "Sharia abuses women". "Most of these protests are happening because people don't...More..

Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

IRNA news agency quoted a member of Majlis Presiding Board Akbar Ranjbarzadeh, as saying that Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi and Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli as well as the IRGC Deputy Comma...More..

US lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalized

Scalise and three others were shot Wednesday morning at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was wounded along with four others. They said that his "risk of death" has su...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , sent out spokespeople and surrogates with a far-fetched cover story to explain the dismissal, and then told NBCs Lester Holt that the real reason for the firing was Co...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Everything you need to know about the Finsbury Park attack

The US government and Ivanka Trump on Monday expressed sympathy with worshippers attacked while leaving a London mosque - while the president himself remained silent. Abdulrahman Aidroos said he and his frien...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems say they'll slow Senate work over secretive care bill

Here's the rationale Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer gave on the Senate floor today. Republicans say they are working toward a goal of lowering insurance premiums for Americans. BENNETT: Well, there ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said it was possible that the White House would have an answer this week as to whether there are tapes of conservations between President Donald Trump and former FBI...More..

Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kohli, Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar in Team of ICC Champions Trophy

Later Mohammad Hafeez helped his side to post 300 plus total with 57 from 37 balls. A very happy @SarfarazA_54 has a message of thanks for all the Pakistan fans after their #CT17 triumph. "They proved it ag...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

United States stocks slip on tech drop, dollar up after Fed: Markets Wrap

While the Fed will continue to reinvest principal payments from its holdings of agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities and roll over maturing Treasury securities at auction, it plans to gradually r...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russia threatens after US downs Syrian warplane

The ministry's comments Monday came after a U.S. Navy fighter jet on Sunday shot down a Syrian fighter jet that had dropped bombs on Syrian rebel forces who are fighting ISIS in the country. Earlier, Syria...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Australian imams condemn London attack

Police have launched a counter-terrorism investigation as a van incident leaves one person dead and eight injured in the north London suburb of Finsbury Park . May chaired an emergency response meeting Monda...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

Today , the American Technology Council , which was created by President Trump on May 1 via Executive Order , will convene at the White House for its first summit. The White House plans to continue its ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seattle Anti-Sharia Law Protest Turns Violent after Hours of Peaceful Disagreement

But Liyakat Takim, a professor of Islamic studies at McMaster University in the Canadian city of Hamilton, Ontario, says most Muslims don't want to replace USA law with Islamic law , known as Shariah. The " Ma...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

London mosque attack suspect named, held on terror grounds

One elderly man, who had collapsed moments before the van appeared, was pronounced dead at the scene, although police have not yet confirmed whether he died as a result of the attack . The man later died, th...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US Representative Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

Officials said Hodgkinson was carrying notes on which he had written the names of some Republican lawmakers. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Newt Gingrich admits Trump is very pugnacious

Gingrich , in his reference to the "deep state", suggests that there is an orchestrated conspiracy against the president from within the established government, whereby career government employees hostile to th...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

West Nile virus found in bird in Chippewa County

During 2002, the state documented its first human infections with 52 cases reported that year. Mosquito season lasts from April through September locally. As of June 14, two human cases of West Nile virus hav...More..

John Oliver Opens an Honest Conversation About Coal and Miners in
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

John Oliver Opens an Honest Conversation About Coal and Miners in

On last night's Last Week Tonight on HBO , Oliver took aim at Trump's ignorance about the coal industry. "It is not easy watching someone I doubt has done a day of hard labor in his life show how he thinks...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Van attack near mosque quite clearly aimed at Muslims, says police chief

Mrs May told reporters after the meeting: "The awful terrorist attack which took place last night was an evil born out of hatred and it has devastated a community". A local imam, Mohammed Mahmoud, said he and o...More..

New Study Confirms That Coconut Oil Is Alarmingly High In Saturated Fat
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New Study Confirms That Coconut Oil Is Alarmingly High In Saturated Fat

USA Today reports 82% of the fat in coconut oil is saturated, way above that in butter (63%) and pork lard (39%). Nutrition experts point out that coconut oil may well be good to use on your body, just not...More..

Shootings second leading cause of deaths in US kids
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Shootings second leading cause of deaths in US kids

The rate of unintentional firearm deaths for African American children was twice as high (0.2 per 100000) as the rate for white children (0.1 per 100,000) and 4 times the rate for Hispanic children (0.05 per 10...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Suspect Arrested After Colliding With Pedestrians in London

Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims". Cllr Steve Mackay, the Mayor of Worcester, said: "I am extremely saddened by ...More..

Banned building materials suspected in London fire
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Speaking after attending a local church service in memory of the victims, he said the fire was "a national disaster that requires a national response". British health authorities say that 19 fire survivors are ...More..

Trump ripped as HIV/AIDS council quits, claim president 'doesn't care,' report
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump ripped as HIV/AIDS council quits, claim president 'doesn't care,' report

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about the shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, from the White House in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2017. Today, the council also oversees efforts to adequately enforce the ...More..