• England's Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa Test
England's Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa Test

Five more runs for Cook will make him the third player after former Indian batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid to record scores of 1000+ against seven different oppositions. England have managed a solitary series win against the South Africa since the Proteas' readmission to Test cricket that came in 1992. Unsurprisingly it's Root (Price...

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  • Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon
Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon

Murray reached the semi-finals of the French Open before starting his grass-court campaign with a shock loss at Queen's Club. Andy and Jamie Murray could seek to cap their glittering careers by teaming up to win a Wimbledon doubles title, according to their mother Judy.

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  • Sanctuary cities lawsuit heads to court Monday
Sanctuary cities lawsuit heads to court Monday

Some members of Congress have raised concerns about spending limited federal dollars to deport otherwise law-abiding immigrants, who are often parents of US citizens. Opponents of the law, including the cities of Houston and Dallas , argued that the law's vagueness is one of their biggest concerns. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending...

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  • Is Marijuana the Leading Cause of Accidents on the Road?
Is Marijuana the Leading Cause of Accidents on the Road?

A study published Thursday afternoon in the American Journal of Public Health concluded that in the three years since Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, motor vehicle crash fatality rates increased but were "not statistically different" as compared to those in eight comparable states that had not...

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  • Thai Airways regains three first place Skytrax Awards
Thai Airways regains three first place Skytrax Awards

Oryx One , Qatar Airways' in-flight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. He added that it also helps to have hubs relatively close to the U.S. There are no United States companies featured in the Top 20 of the survey's rankings, which...

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  • Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food, Juice Samples
Lead Detected In 20% Of Baby Food, Juice Samples

The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended for babies and young children. Baby juice vs. regular juice. For comparison, we are talking about an average increase of 0.46 μg/dL blood lead levels from dietary exposure alone.

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  • Sen. Graham on Healthcare Bill: 'We're Stuck'
Sen. Graham on Healthcare Bill: 'We're Stuck'

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), a member of the leadership team, said the discussions were getting "progressively granular", while Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) refused the elaborate on the "component parts" of the proposals being looked at.

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  • Tuesday forecast: rain likely, high 81
Tuesday forecast: rain likely, high 81

Overnight, there is a slight chance of showers. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming north in the morning. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

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  • Is Osinbajo's visit to Calabar a bid to calm frayed nerves?
Is Osinbajo's visit to Calabar a bid to calm frayed nerves?

Osinbajo said this while performing the ground-breaking ceremony of Ayade Industrial Park Calabar as part of his two-day working visit to the state. We are greater together than apart. He then assured the support of the Federal Government to the construction of the super highway by the state government and said that the initiative would enhance eco...

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  • Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo
Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

U.S. District Court Judge Raymond Jackson, in a rare move, sent Malvo's case back to state courts in Chesapeake and Spotslvania County in Virginia for resentencing. Alabama, which held that juveniles must be treated differently in sentencing "because [they] have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform".

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  • Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement
Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

To view the full article, register now. The settlement was announced Wednesday by attorneys general in the states. Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division did not admit to violating any state law or regulation, or admit to any wrongdoing.

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  • Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing
Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

He privately told former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani he could potentially still name him as attorney general after he'd offered Jeff Sessions to the job. A former Trump campaign aide is requesting that President Donald Trump set up a legal fund to help associates ensnared in the federal probe into Trump campaign contacts with Russian Fed...

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  • Beauty sleep is a real thing, researchers find
Beauty sleep is a real thing, researchers find

The team, led by Dr. Tina Sundelin , asked 25 university students, who volunteered to participate in the experiment, to have two nights of flawless sleep in a row, before having their picture taken. Dr Sundelin said: "These are notable differences and, as such, fair arguments for prioritising a good night's sleep and using other methods to reduce ...

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  • 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know
'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers behind the latest attacks used a vulnerability exposed in US government documents leaked online. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. It encrypted users' computer files and displayed a message demanding anywhere from $300 to $600 to release them; failure to pay would leave the data...

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  • Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon
Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

The SNP will push for Scotland to have special status if Brexit takes places, and for it to stay a part of the single market, even if the rest of the United Kingdom opts to leave. "The bottom line though is our single market membership should be protected". "Now, in a cynical attempt to win back Leave voters who have deserted the SNP, she now ref...

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  • So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack
So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack

Victims were told the ransom would rise to $600 within three days. Ransomware is malware that encrypts your files and makes it impossible to access the contents of your computer or system. "Otherwise they're literally fighting the problems of the present with tools from the past", it said. Sophisticated ransomware usually has an automated way...

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  • Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay
Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

The Government is facing the threat of strikes by nurses in protest at years of below inflation pay rises. Commenting on NHS nurses pay last month, a Conservative party spokesman said: "Investment in our NHS, in additional staff and indeed in their overall pay is founded on the strong economy only Theresa May and the Conservatives can provide".

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  • Black man posed no threat before officer shot him
Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

The Tulsa County District Attorney's office claims Shelby " reacted unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation with Mr. Crutcher, who was not responding to verbal commands and was walking away from her with his hands help up, becoming emotionally involved to the point that she overreacted ".

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  • Vaccine alliance says 300000 doses of Merck's Ebola shot available for emergencies
Vaccine alliance says 300000 doses of Merck's Ebola shot available for emergencies

The Zaire strain of the virus is one of the most lethal. The community is near the border with Central African Republic. "The Likati health district is in a remote area, but contact tracing is essential to contain the epidemic in its focus; the DRC can rely on very experienced health workers for this goal", Dr.

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  • Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment
Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment

Asserting that he can understand the "frustration" of AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira who has quit all party posts after Mann's appointment and the anguish of Kanwar Sandhu, Dhindsa said the decision to appoint Mann as the state chief of AAP is in league with other "dictatorial decisions" of Kejriwal.

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  • Giancarlo Stanton slugs two homers, Marlins rout Mets
Giancarlo Stanton slugs two homers, Marlins rout Mets

He has one-year left on his contract after the 2017 season. They think he is one. Though, Harvey did play golf that afternoon. Harvey believes the Mets were checking to make sure he wasn't lying while the Mets side says the team was anxious because Harvey wasn't responding and that's why they sent two security people to see if he needed help.

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  • Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning
Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning

It's the brainchild of the bagel chain Einstein Bros . and hits the bagel bins on May 4. "We hope the nation's almost four million nurses take us up on our offer for a free Espresso Buzz Bagel and shmear to jumpstart their day or give them a boost after a long night on the job".

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  • Ohio Kids Rally At The Statehouse For Mental Health Treatment
Ohio Kids Rally At The Statehouse For Mental Health Treatment

A new course created to help nurses, midwives and health visitors to improve services for women with maternal mental health problems is to be launched later this year by Sheffield Hallam University. (RSVP at http://www.zeidlercenter.org/mentalhealth ). The primary focus is on how activities like compulsive sex, recreational drug use, obsessive Int...

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  • 3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India
3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India

At least eight persons are still missing."Total 13 bodies have been recovered". The bodies, including that of a 19-year-old woman, were found floating in the river, police said. The government is likely to upgrade them to semi-mechanised boats, they added. Meanwhile, based on an FIR, lodged by a local resident Krishna Prasad Singh, police on We...

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  • More heavy rain and storms possible today
More heavy rain and storms possible today

Partly cloudy overnight, with a low of 68. West wind 9 to 11 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Friday night will be clear with increasing clouds after midnight, then a 30 per cent chance of rain before morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Pre-dawn shower/thunderstorm. Tuesday: Sunny, with a...

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  • Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes — GRAPHIC
Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes — GRAPHIC

The cabin, authorities said , was a small, one-room building, and Cummins and Elizabeth appeared to have been sleeping on a foam mattress on the ground, the Siskiyou Daily News reported . He said Cummins wouldn't let the girl talk. The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office sent a tactical unit to the cabin Thursday morning. A day after they disapp...

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  • Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement
Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump was a prominent critic of the deal, promising to "cancel" it, and this week he refused to sign a statement endorsing the agreement. Pyle says plans to stay in Paris are based on a major misconception about the United Nations deal. The Obama administration agreed to reduce United States emissions by 2...

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  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday
Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday

FILE - In this 1962 file photo, former baseball player Jackie Robinson and his wife, Rachel, pose in their CT home in 1962. Seventy years ago, Jackie Robinson became the first Major League Baseball player to break the color barrier. "So, it's great to think about it and to hold the guys in high esteem but every day is Jackie Robinson Day to...

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  • Sloppiness cost Man United in Belgium, says Mourinho
Sloppiness cost Man United in Belgium, says Mourinho

Such an outcome is far from Carrick's mind, with the midfielder scoffing at the suggestion that Sunday's match against leaders Chelsea offers them a chance to lay down an important marker for next season. "But we have been playing so well for so long it is just that edge, that little bit of something, to finish teams off. There's no other chance, w...

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  • United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia
United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad is a US priority, just as it was under the Obama administration, and that peace in Syria was probably impossible while he remained in power.

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  • Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack
Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack

Investigators have not said whether the six had any links to Monday's attack, which authorities said was carried out by a Russian citizen of Kyrgyz origin, identified as Akbarzhon Jalilov. Jalilov's parents, who say they had not seen their son for a while, were due to fly into St Petersburg on Wednesday and a witness at Pulkovo airport reported ...

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  • Malegaon, four other cities in Maharashtra among ten hottest places in India
Malegaon, four other cities in Maharashtra among ten hottest places in India

According to the weather office, Anantapuramu, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema have been registering temperature of around 40 degree Celsius. While Akola town in Maharashtra recorded 44.1 degree Celsius, Barmer in Rajasthan recorded a temperature of 43.4 degrees Celsius and Narnaul in Haryana sizzled at 42 degrees Celsius.

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  • This fanged fish's venom is like heroin
This fanged fish's venom is like heroin

Fang blennies bite their targets, and it's possibly the only example of a species evolving venom to defend against predators rather than attack. Because the researchers used mice for the pain test, they can't rule out the possibility that the venom does cause pain when injected into other fish.

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  • Child dead, several others hospitalized after CO leak in MI
Child dead, several others hospitalized after CO leak in MI

The Niles police department confirmed the death of Bryan Douglas Watts, 13, of Niles, in an email to CBS News. The other children found unconscious were all aged between 12 and 14, the spokesman said. The employee opened the door to the pool area then called 911. At least one child is dead and five children hospitalized after they were found pa...

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  • 'Not a flawless deal': Transgender bathroom bill repealed in North Carolina
'Not a flawless deal': Transgender bathroom bill repealed in North Carolina

The revised law repeals the state's directive for transgender people to only use public bathrooms and showers that match their birth gender. Governor Roy Cooper, elected in November, supports the compromise and is expected to sign the bill into law but acknowledged "it's not a ideal deal".

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