Russia Says Syria Rejects New Constitution Diluting Assad Powers

The region shivered throughout the Israeli war in Lebanon in 2006 and then the Israeli bombing of Gaza in 2014. So far, Israel is making the best of Iran's political debacles. However, such trade would likely mean Iran having to import goods in exc... More..

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Crude spikes as U.S. ratchets up sanctions on key oil countries
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Crude spikes as U.S. ratchets up sanctions on key oil countries

Also, an executive order that prohibited U.S. citizens from participating in the sale of Venezuelan receivables linked to oil was signed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, Reuters reported. On the de...More..

Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros

The company warned profits would fall back to €1.25bn to €1.35bn in the current year, a decline of up to 14%, due to rising oil prices and almost €200m of extra staff costs. Average fares declined by 3 percen...More..

Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Father of Exchange Student Killed in Santa Fe Shooting Wants Gun Reform

A Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Sabika had planned to r...More..

GE Sheds Train Engine Unit With $11B Merger
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

GE Sheds Train Engine Unit With $11B Merger

The first $470 million of gross benefits will be paid to GE, while the remainder (with a net present value of $1.1 billion) accrues to the new Wabtec . Wabtec stock rallied 3.5% to 98.55, now extended from an...More..

Ossic is the latest crowdfunding failure to completely screw its backers
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ossic is the latest crowdfunding failure to completely screw its backers

The start-up was able raise $2.7 million on Kickstarter and $3.2 million on Indiegogo . For its part, the X headphones are actually pretty innovative and unique. While plenty of headphones offer surroun...More..

Steve Kerr: Warriors bracing for 'incredibly difficult' Game 4 vs. Rockets
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Steve Kerr: Warriors bracing for 'incredibly difficult' Game 4 vs. Rockets

I had plenty of opportunities, I just couldn't knock it down. Then once the dam broke in the third quarter ... fans are just so happy when Steph scores. "His three is similar to some people's dunks". "That's ...More..

Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims
by | Monday, May 21, 2018

Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims

Despite perennially rocky relations between Washington and Islamabad, the U.S. has always been a favoured destination for Pakistani students studying overseas, with thousands enrolling in American schools every...More..

Texas doctor bought jet, Maserati with money from fake chemotherapy cases
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Texas doctor bought jet, Maserati with money from fake chemotherapy cases

The task force investigating Zamora-Quezada announced Monday that he was being indicted in a $240 million medical fraud case. The Texas doctor and his partners created false patient records and hid thousand...More..

Chris Evans Could Have Been in Deadpool 2 as the Human Torch
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Chris Evans Could Have Been in Deadpool 2 as the Human Torch

Ryan Reynolds has successfully dirtied the once-spotless superhero movie record with his sarcastic, vulgar projection of Deadpool onto the big screen - and now he and the film's writers Rhett Reese and Pa...More..

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Trump asked me twice the difference between HIV and HPV - Bill Gates

A new clip of Gates talking about his first two meetings with Trump, obtained by MSNBC , may show why the tech innovator turned down the role. Gates also revealed a how he and wife Melinda were creeped out...More..

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Plemmons and his colleagues said in the Pediatrics study that it is possible that physicians are paying more attention and sending kids to specialist hospitals because they don't feel equipped to deal with su...More..

World Health Organization calls for emergency meeting to discuss global risks of outbreak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

World Health Organization calls for emergency meeting to discuss global risks of outbreak

In this photo taken Saturday, May 12, 2018, health workers don protective clothing as they prepare to attend to patients in the isolation ward to diagnose and treat suspected Ebola patients, at Bikoro Hospital ...More..

United States approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

United States approves 1st drug developed to prevent chronic migraines

Kristen Davis, Amgen's spokesperson discounts, and rebates will depend on negotiations with health plans. The listing price in the United States is set at US$575 for a single monthly dose (or $6,900 annually). ...More..

NHS outsourcing 'put patients at risk'
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

NHS outsourcing 'put patients at risk'

No actual harm to patients was identified. NHS England agreed a seven-year £330m deal with Capita in 2015 to run back-office functions for primary care providers such as Global Positioning System, dentists ...More..

Hotel Pools to Blame for a Third of Swimming-Related Illnesses: CDC
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Hotel Pools to Blame for a Third of Swimming-Related Illnesses: CDC

Dr. Dorewitch said the key is preventing outbreaks which he says most park districts, including Oak Park, and big water parks do because they strictly follow CDC guidelines. Pool operators need to maintain prop...More..

Ticks and Lyme disease: what trail runners need to know
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Ticks and Lyme disease: what trail runners need to know

Running in single file, you and your companions should take turns literally watching each other's backs, and brushing off ticks before they attach. "You treat it with the same as for Lyme", Dr. With tick seas...More..

FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

FDA approves 1st nonopioid drug to ease withdrawal symptoms

The symptoms can inflict patients who are using opioids as instructed by a physician, and those patients who are addicted to it. Patients' fear of experiencing withdrawal often hinders them from seeking treat...More..

Green-blood pigmentation in lizards
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Green-blood pigmentation in lizards

In a study published Wednesday, scientists explain that the lizards' blood - as well as their muscles, bones, and tongues - are bright green because they contain high levels of biliverdin . They apparently f...More..

In 3 South Africans At Risk As Result Of High Blood Pressure
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

In 3 South Africans At Risk As Result Of High Blood Pressure

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa estimates that more than one in every three South African adults is now living with hypertension, a condition that is responsible for as much as 50% of reported s...More..

Moderate Exercise May Not Be Able To Slow Down Dementia, Study Says
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Moderate Exercise May Not Be Able To Slow Down Dementia, Study Says

It is generally accepted that exercise can delay the onset of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia . The exercise group showed improved physical fitness in the short term, but higher ADAS-cog scores at 12...More..

Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed

The Daily Mail is reporting that Samantha Markle - the half-sister of actress-turned-Duchess Meghan Markle - was caught on camera launching into a tirade about her infamous sister, and the public is none-t...More..

Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb

According to the rankings on the website, seven worldwide "A" matches, all friendlies, took place in the month and as a result there are few movers in the latest ranking. "Kuwait (160th, up 16) have leapt up th...More..

Nigeria's population will increase by 189m between 2018 - 2050 - United Nations forecast
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Nigeria's population will increase by 189m between 2018 - 2050 - United Nations forecast

UN, in a new report titled "2018 Revision of World Urbanisation Prospects", projected that around 2.5 billion more people would be living in cities by 2050. A few cities in Japan and the Republic of Korea (...More..

Ebola Vaccine Land DR. Congo
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ebola Vaccine Land DR. Congo

At least 23 people have died in Congo's latest outbreak, which had originally been detected in only rural areas - which would have given health officials a better chance of fencing off the spread of Ebola. The ...More..

US Surgeon General helps with medical emergency on flight to Jackson
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

US Surgeon General helps with medical emergency on flight to Jackson

Fortunately, the U.S. Surgeon General was on board and was able to assist the flight crew with the patient. Adams was on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta to catch a connecting flight to Mississippi's ...More..

FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

Romaine lettuce has a shelf life of about 21 days. Romaine lettuce of all varieties from the Yuma, Arizona, region has been blamed as the source of this outbreak. Farmers in California reported a drop in roma...More..

Police to question Kejriwal in CS assault case
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Police to question Kejriwal in CS assault case

Responding to the development, AAP Delhi spokesperson Saurabh Bharadwaj said, "The petty politics of Modiji is now crossing all limits and is becoming increasingly vicious". Delhi Police have questioned Bibha...More..

Starbucks aims to triple China revenue by 2022
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Starbucks aims to triple China revenue by 2022

Its business is growing must faster than the expectations in China and in other countries too. "We are committed to long-term investment in China". Starbucks did not release a break down for just China as a s...More..

Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel

The conflict in Syria has taken an enormous scale and can not be settled without the participation of Russia , Turkey, Iran, Europe and other regional powers, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday. ...More..

Body clock disruption linked to depression
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Body clock disruption linked to depression

Previous studies have identified associations between disrupted circadian rhythms and poor mental health, but these were on relatively small samples. They were also more likely to feel lonely and less happy...More..

Barça, Real Madrid favor increasing number of Club World Championship participants
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Barça, Real Madrid favor increasing number of Club World Championship participants

The news comes via a report in the Times , which details how the competition would replace the current annual "Club World Cup" and also see the Confederations Cup being scrapped. FC Barcelona and Real Madrid ...More..

Global Automotive Oxygen Sensor Market Analysis 2018 Air, Blue, Pucheng, Sensors, NGK
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Global Automotive Oxygen Sensor Market Analysis 2018 Air, Blue, Pucheng, Sensors, NGK

It analyses the important factors of the Magnetic Level Sensor market based on present industry situations, Magnetic Level Sensor market demands, business strategies utilized by Magnetic Level Sensor market pla...More..

by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Opko Health Inc (OPK): Reviewing Company's Shares

Back in 2015, the Obama administration and Iran signed a deal to defer sanctions on Iranian oil exports, while Iran curbed its nuclear program. Trump's tweet on Sunday came ahead of second round of trade talk...More..

Dogara: Millions of Nigerians haven't bowed to the god of corruption
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dogara: Millions of Nigerians haven't bowed to the god of corruption

Throughout my journey in national service and since 2015, I have made a very conscious decision to pursue a vigorous fight against corruption in public life. The president assured that those assets, when repatr...More..