Health Care

Trump can't 'intimidate' California in sanctuary crackdown, state's top cop says

It was reviewing the Justice Department's letter. Representatives of the jurisdictions said they believed that they already had been complying with federal law and disputed Sessions's characterization of what was happening. The mayor said the Trump administration's grandstanding is out of touch with reality. "Contrary to their alternative facts, NY is the safest big city in the country, with... [Full Article...]

Kansas jobless rate hits 16-year low

Kansas jobless rate hits 16-year low And for the first time in more than two and a half years, the state's annual job growth rate also outpaced the nation. From March 2016 through March 2017, the state's labor force grew by 73,200 and the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett region increased by 41,700. [Full Article...]

US home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

US home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high That beat the record set in January as the strongest sales since February 2007, and was 5.9 percent above a year ago. The industry data showed that home resales increased by 4.4% in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.71 million units from 5.47 million units in the previous month. [Full Article...]

Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Japan says differences with US on economic talks CNN's Dana Bash reported from on board the USS Ronald Reagan, while CNN's Joshua Berlinger reported and wrote from Hong Kong. The Trump team has signaled it intends to chart a new path when it comes to dealing with North Korea, though analysts say there aren't too many new options to try. [Full Article...]

Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers

But all that time in the penalty box took a toll, according to Eberle. "The guys who kill (the penalty) are wasting a lot of energy and the guys who aren't are sitting on the bench". A minute into the third, Drake Caggiula had a breakaway chance to give Edmonton a 3-1 lead, but his stick broke before he could unleash a shot on Jones. [Full Article...]

North Dakota gas average hits 17 month high

North Dakota gas average hits 17 month high Over the past month in Lancaster County, average gasoline prices have increased by 18 cents, according the the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report . Most areas in the United States are seeing gains in the price for gasoline as crude oil prices move higher on market and geopolitical issues, analysis finds. [Full Article...]

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement The battle over the future of President Obama's climate policies is heating up. White House press secretary Sean Spicer recently told reporters Trump would make a decision on the agreement ahead of the Group of 7 leaders' meeting in late May. [Full Article...]

Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park

Court documents released by Minnesota authorities on Monday (17Apr17) show that the police officers who responded to the scene after the singer's death at his Paisley Park mansion on 21 April past year (16) found "numerous" pills in his bedroom and other areas of his home. [Full Article...]

Janet Jackson Shares First Photo Of Son Amid Split From Husband

Janet Jackson Shares First Photo Of Son Amid Split From Husband Janet Jackson's estranged husband, Wissam Al Mana , has a message of love to the singer on his website . In April previous year she announced that she would be suspending her tour due to her pregnancy. "We thank God for our blessing", she told the publication. The 42-year-old business magnate took to his official website to post a sweet message for his estranged wife, who he Wednesday in ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

The United States has spoken enough about North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, without directly naming North Korea, told ABC News, "If you violate worldwide agreements, if you fail to live up to commitments, if you become a threat to others, at some point a response is likely to be undertaken". [Full Article...]

Yogi govt vows not to allow liquor shops near religious places, schools

Yogi govt vows not to allow liquor shops near religious places, schools No liquor shops will be allowed around religious places, schools or populated areas, the Uttar Pradesh government said on Friday. "The Supreme Court verdict has been a big blow for the liquor shop owners". "But I am not going to denotify highways", Parrikar had said at an event. Meanwhile in several places people protested attempts to relocate liquor vends in their localities. [Full Article...]

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close

West Virginia governor says budget, tax deal is close At a hearing Monday, two dozen West Virginia residents and environmentalists opposed the change, saying it would lower the standard by measuring fish instead of insect life. On Wednesday, the Senate advanced a budget that would cut state spending, including a 15 percent drop in support for West Virginia University. According to Justice, the potential budget agreement included a 1 percent increas... [Full Article...]

Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

By Friday morning, April had finished all the prior night's grain and was still chomping away, the zoo said. April appears to be eating well, and her "udders are full, wax caps have reappeared (as they will come and go at times), and she is very much "herself". [Full Article...]

Preventative Home DNA Tests Approved By FDA

Preventative Home DNA Tests Approved By FDA These include Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, celiac and several blood diseases. Consumers' DNA is extracted from a saliva sample. Just because you're genetically predisposed to a disease does not mean you will develop it. And it isn't clear what consumers should do with their newly calculated disease risk, especially for conditions like Alzheimer's for which there isn't a cure or even a course of act... [Full Article...]

Two out of every five Americans now have HPV infection, feds estimate

Two out of every five Americans now have HPV infection, feds estimate The vaccine protects against the two high-risk HPV types (types 16 and 18), which cause 70% of cervical cancersin women and 90 per cent of all HPV-related cancers in men. "I commonly hear parents thinking that it's better to wait until their children are sexually active before immunizing", Dr. Dean Blumberg, associate professor and chief of pediatric infectious diseases at UC Davis Children's ... [Full Article...]

"Hungry, hungry hip….errr giraffe!" April "very much herself", has great appetite

Giraffe mothers give birth standing up, which means the calf falls almost 6-feet to the ground. In April 4, many baby watchers were again thrilled after seeing what seems to be pushing contractions, but April is taking her time and has not given birth until now. [Full Article...]

Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year

Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year The information comes from state officials reporting to the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry from January 15 to December 27, 2016, in the 50 states, Washington, D.C., and all U.S. Imaging could help detect brain abnormalities not visible at birth, and the CDC now recommends neuroimaging for any infant whose mother has Zika. Of those, 24 pregnancies - about 10 per cent - resulted in a fetus or baby wit... [Full Article...]

U.N. chief warns U.S. funding cut may have devastating effects

U.N. chief warns U.S. funding cut may have devastating effects The Kemp-Kasten amendment, enacted in 1985, led to some of the United Nations agency's funding being initially cut off, then restored by Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1993, USAID said in a report. Still, the memo acknowledged there was no evidence of United Nations support for forced abortions or sterilization in China. "We think they save lives of women and girls around the world, not leas... [Full Article...]

Ralph Lauren to close down N.Y. Fifth Ave. store

Ralph Lauren to close down N.Y. Fifth Ave. store Ralph Lauren said it would boost its e-commerce efforts as well. Ralph Lauren Corp RL.N said on Tuesday it would cut jobs and shut its flagship Polo store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, among other office and store locations, as part of a cost-cutting plan. [Full Article...]

Meet the tropical fish that doses its enemies with heroin-like venom

Meet the tropical fish that doses its enemies with heroin-like venom There are five genera of fang blennies , one of which ( Meiacanthus ) is venomous. What makes the venom interesting is that it inhibits pain than cause it. In a press release , they discuss the labor-intensive process of venom extraction-no easy task given the blennys' small size (about three inches at the longest) and the small amount of venom they shoot from their fangs. [Full Article...]


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