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First victim of Manchester attack named as Georgina Callander

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Concertgoer Catherine Macfarlane told the Reuters news agency: "Everyone was screaming and people were running". On Monday night, explosions were reported at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England . It had previously been thought Ariana had cancelled all remaining dates on the European leg of her tour, including dates in Poland, Germany and Switzerland. Read More »

Antioch Father May Be Victim Of Gas Station Botulism Outbreak

Oliva Kasirye, a health inspector with the Sacramento County Public Health Department and part of the investigation team, in a report from CBS News . The same toxin was found in the patients, CDPH said. The illness can be treated with an antitoxin and supportive care, usually in an intensive care unit. Read More »

Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank

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President Abbas assures me he is ready to work toward that goal in good faith. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas may be signaling peace negotiation readiness but the Palestinian people, who perceive the Trump administration as pro-Israel, are jaded. Read More »

Korea Fires at Suspected Drone at Border with North

One U.S. official said it appeared to be a successful test of the land-based version of North Korea's sub-launched missile, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin reports. The North has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of rocket firings since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States. Read More »

NASA lost bag of moon dust up for auction

But then the agency tried to confiscate the bag as the property of the government . Apart from this court-ordered exception, NASA doesn't allow individuals to own any bits of the moon, which is why this bag is likely to fetch millions, said Cassandra Hatton, a senior specialist at the auction house. Read More »

China's top diplomat says hopes S.Korea can resolve THAAD issue

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The Chinese president told Mr Lee on Friday: "We're willing to work with South Korea to preserve the hard-won results, properly handle disputes, put China-South Korea relations back onto a normal track ". has increased pressure on China to help rein in North Korea's nuclear program. The United Nations Security Council met behind closed doors on Tuesday to discuss tightening sanctions on North Korea. Read More »

Texas Senate attaches voucher plan to school finance fix

It passed the House on Sunday but still needs approval from the state Senate , which is expected to support it. Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the US legally, restrict what school bathrooms transgender students can use, ban most second-trimester abortions and let adoption agencies reject gay couples over religious objections. Read More »

China warns Taiwan of continued lockout from WHO assembly

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Due to pressure from China, the World Health Organization (WHO) refused to even discuss about allowing Taiwan to join its meetings. In an interview on Sunday, Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) voiced deep disappointment at Taiwan's exclusion from the 70th WHA and urged global pressure on China to ensure it has access in future. Read More »

Iranian president calls U.S. relations 'a curvy road'

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Ultimate power in Iran rests not with the president but with the supreme leader, who is chosen by a clerical panel and has the final say over all matters of state. "The issue of terrorism can not be solved through giving money to superpowers", Rouhani said. He said Friday's election in Iran that saw Rouhani convincingly defeat hardline challenger Ebrahim Raisi had been a message to the world that Tehran was ready for engagement. Read More »

Labour's General Election odds slashed after influx of cash

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She will accuse the Tories and SNP of trying to hijack the result of the Scottish independence and European Union referendums, and argue a vote for Labour rejects the "extremes" of both those parties. Ms Dugdale, the party's leader in Scotland, said she defined success as "winning the election". Mr Corbyn was quoted as saying earlier in the campaign that he would stay on whatever the result of the election, citing the mandate he has from his leadership victories in 2015 and 2016. Read More »

Crackdown on anti-army campaigners on social media launched by the FIA

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Dawn quoted PTI activist Syed Furqan Kakakhel as saying that the office was his personal space, where he worked as a party volunteer to promote PTI's vision on social media. In a statement, HRCP criticised the government over arrests and praised PTI for its stand. Eminent lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jehangir slammed the government for the arrests which she said was against the law of the country. Read More »

Fourth Person Dies Due to Ebola in Congo, Says WHO

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Tensions relating to Ebola remain high around the world, especially after another strain of the disease ravaged several countries West Africa from 2014 through 2016. Yakubu also assured that all the preventive measures being put in place at the airports were still in place. Of the 37 cases discovered since early May, two have been confirmed as Ebola including the latest death, are considered probable and 32 are suspected. Read More »

Ramaphosa renews call for inquiry into state capture

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After a special central executive committee meeting on Monday, the federation said their May Day events reflected the level of frustration felt by workers about the "absence of leadership" in the country and the "deteriorating" state of the country's political situation. Read More »

Rains in Delhi bring relief from scorching heat

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Both Sonepur and Malkangiri recorded 44.8 degrees Celsius, said the Met Office here. Ludhiana and Patiala recorded identical temperatures of 36.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal and Ludhiana recorded 0.6 mm of rainfall. Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 39.6 and 27.1 degrees Celsius respectively. The Met office has forecast overcast conditions along with the possibility of rains and thunderstorm in some parts of the city for tomorrow. Read More »

Annual price tag for California's proposed universal healthcare program: $400B

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The state would contract with health providers and pay the bills for all residents similar to the way the federal government covers seniors through Medicare . He also noted, "by pooling health care funds in a publicly run fund, we get the bargaining power of the seventh largest economy in the world". Other polling bears out that relationship. Read More »

Cancer Treatment Approved for Any Solid Tumor with a Specific Biomarker

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The FDA approved Keytruda to treat advanced solid tumors with genetic defects known as "microsatellite instability" or "mismatch repair" deficiencies. The FDA granted accelerated approval of Keytruda to Merck & Co. Patients received either 200 mg pembrolizumab every 3 weeks or 10 mg/kg pembrolizumab every 2 weeks for a maximum of 24 months or until unacceptable toxicity or disease progression. Read More »

Tax and spend: UK Labour Party releases its election pledges

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If Labour were to win 200 seats, that would represent its worst result since 1935. McCluskey told Politico that the "scale of the task is immense". Scottish Labour believes that together we're stronger. "There is everything to play for now and we'll be fighting for every single vote". Mr McCluskey said it was hard for the party to challenge now only two years after losing an election and one year after Labour MPs attempted to replace Mr Corbyn as leader, a move he said gave the ... Read More »

Jos Buttler Does A Full Monty To Celebrate MI's IPL Win

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We play the IPL, and then we play the 50-overs format or the Test format, so I don't think at this point it is hard for anyone to adjust. "It has happened for 10 years - players going on to play Test cricket or 50 over games after IPL. Mumbai Indians posted a low total of 130 runs on the board. One of the key architects of Mumbai's successful night with the ball was Mitchell Johnson. Read More »

Strapped UN health agency spends big on travel

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In a statement to the AP, the United Nations health agency said "the nature of WHO's work often requires WHO staff to travel" and said costs had been reduced 14 percent last year compared to the previous year - although that year's total was exceptionally high due to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read More »

Too much caffeine too quickly kills teen

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Over the last few years, there have been several highly publicized deaths attributed to caffeine overdose - particularly in healthy teens and young adults - raising questions about the safety of America's favorite stimulant . But, as Tara Haelle wrote over at Forbes , these reactions are really, really uncommon from beverages alone. This message is from Davis Cripe's father, after officials say the teen died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event. Read More »

Children among 22 killed in United Kingdom pop concert attack

Manchester's Victoria station, which backs on to the arena, was evacuated and all trains and trams cancelled. "We know that among those killed and injured were many children and young people", the prime minister added. German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced "sorrow and horror", adding: "This suspected terrorist attack will only strengthen our resolve to work with our British friends against those who plan and execute such inhuman acts". Read More »

Trump calls on Israelis, Palestinians to compromise for peace

Instead, he appears keen to build confidence and assure Netanyahu and Abbas of wider Arab support in the region for peace moves, in the hope they might see fit to take steps and negotiate themselves. He told reporters he never mentioned Israel in the meeting. "We are telling you right now that Iran will not have nuclear weapons". He also said Iran would continue a ballistic missile program that has already triggered USA sanctions, saying it was for defensive purposes only. Read More »

'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap

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One was a proposal to transfer a greater share of the cost of caring for elderly people from taxpayers to those recipients who can afford to pay for their own care. Labour MP Angela Eagle tweeted: "If that's "strong and stable leadership in the national interest" then I'm a banana ". The Labour peer added on the social care reforms: "Did the Cabinet discuss it? No". Read More »