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Price On Reporter's Arrest

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Police said a journalist was arrested after yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price during his visit to West Virginia. DePiero said Heyman will next face an arraignment, although a court date was not immediately set. Lawrence Messina, director of communications for the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety , which has oversight of the West Virginia Capitol Police, said officers didn't arrest Heyman for asking questions. Read More »

Yemen Minister: 60 Percent of Population in Dire Poverty

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Revenues for the first quarter were 144 billion riyals ($383.96 million), an increase of 72 percent over the same quarter past year, while the deficit narrowed 71 percent to 26 billion riyals . The Minister of Finance said: "This step applied for the first time in the history of the Ministry comes within the framework of the Government's commitment to transparency and financial disclosure as it continues to implement the initiatives of National Transformation Program within the Kingdom's ... Read More »

People smell as well as dogs and rats, new study finds

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Image credit: iStock."Compared to the olfactory bulbs, the rest of the human brain is very large", said McGann, according to Science Magazine. He points an accusing finger at Paul Broca , a 19th century brain surgeon and anthropologist, who promoted the notion that humans have an impoverished olfactory system. Read More »

Coalition: IS town fall 'victory' for Syria Kurdish partner

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Unnerved by the Kurdish advances along the border, Turkey sent troops into Syria previous year to help allied Syrian forces battle IS and block the SDF. "We, as Syrians, are upset with this abrupt policy shift by the USA", he said, "as we continue to dream about a return to our homeland". The YPG hailed the move as "historic" and said it would now play "a more influential, powerful, and decisive role" in fighting IS. Read More »

Negotiations ongoing to exchange more Chibok girls with detained insurgents

Three years ago, the abduction of the girls from their secondary school by Boko Haram sparked global outrage and a celebrity-backed campaign #bringbackourgirls. In the CNN video, Ms Aisha Yesufu, one of BBOG's leaders, said the government had not been transparent with its rehabilitation efforts since the girls were rescued last October. Read More »

Texas House OKs Gay Adoption Bill

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This Texas bill would allow public and private adoption agencies to reject applicants based on their religion. He said that in light of Texas' "broken" foster care system, giving legal protection to religious agencies means thousands more children will be placed in homes. Read More »

Mochi ice cream sold at Trader Joe's recalled

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All of the affected Mikawaya Chocolate Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream has been removed from sale and destroyed, according to Trader Joe's. Trader Joe's announced Wednesday that it was alerted by the ice cream's supplier, Mikawaya, that packages of the treat with the UPC code 070934990609 and lot number LOT 090-17 might inadvertently contain peanuts, which are not listed in the ingredients. Read More »

Federal judge in DC delays ruling in Trump travel ban case

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One issue up for debate when the three-judge appeals court hears arguments in Seattle on May 15 is whether public comments made by Trump before his inauguration are pertinent to evaluating the legality of the executive order, or whether the review must be limited to the contents of the document itself. Read More »

McGirt grabs early lead at Sawgrass

Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott are also three shots behind McGirt and Hughes. Fast starts and bad finishes were the norm, and not just for Scott. Hughes had only played 36 total holes on the Stadium Course - all in practice this week - before teeing it up on Thursday. Read More »

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site

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However, access to the area where the tunnel roof collapsed will continue to be restricted, the agency said. It was originally created to hold rail cars for carrying equipment for use in processing plutonium, and some of those contaminated cars are still in the sealed tunnels. Read More »

Mike Huckabee Sucks and Other Notes About Cinco De Mayo

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So, what is Cinco de Mayo? Celebrated in Mexico as a commemoration of the Mexican army's 1861 victory France during the Franco-Mexican War. Those making it political say people who support Trump's enhanced immigration enforcement and hopes of building a wall along the U.S./Mexico border shouldn't be celebrating. Read More »

Karabo Mokoena killed and burnt by her boyfriend

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Mokoena, who is also the chairperson of Moving Ahead Development Agency, said that his niece was in an on and off relationship with the 27-year-old man alleged to have killed and burnt her before leaving her body lying in a veld in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. Read More »

Guidelines Oppose Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries

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Reed Siemieniuk, chair of the panel and a physician at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. "You can make a pretty strong statement saying that from a long-term perspective, it really doesn't help at all", Siemieniuk said. They point to a study which shows surgery is no better than exercise therapy. More than 150,000 Britons undergo arthroscopic keyhole surgery to their knees every year. Read More »

Jacqueline wants to teach Justin Bieber Bollywood dance!

The 23-year-old Prince of Pop is here as part of his Purpose World Tour , organised by White Fox India. Honoured to be here. Justin Bieber's India tour rider includes a " Indian Yoga casket", a jacuzzi and a press release that lists all his demands out for you. Read More »

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

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Gabriel "Gabe" Taye was found dead in his bedroom by his heartbroken mother Cornelia Reynolds on January 26. A Cincinnati mother is desperate for answers in her son's death. "He actually attempts to shake the assailant's hand, and the assailant pulled him forward and slammed him into the wall, and he is knocked unconscious for seven-and-a-half minutes". Read More »

Snap shares plummet after growth disappoints investors

In short, this is a big problem for Snapchat as it was not being expected by the investors. That Facebook is going after Snapchat is not news , but the battle has now become somewhat ugly. The figures show Snap and Snapchat continue to grow in all aspects, but that increase has slowed down on a quarterly basis, particularly after Facebook introduced Instagram Stories as a jab to its rival a year ago. Read More »

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China

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H. Pu et al ., "Perinate and eggs of a giant caenagnathid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous of central China", Nature Communications , 8:14952, 2017. The report drew public attention because infant dinosaur fossils were extremely rare at that time, and people knew nearly nothing about the once-dominant creatures in their hatching stage. Read More »

Led fight on ISIS have killed 352 civilians Pentagon

However, in Mosul , 26 civilians have been killed in three separate strikes in early March. The March 16 strike in the village of opposition-held Al-Jineh in northern Aleppo province killed 49 people, mostly civilians, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Read More »

Don't question expert panel report on Yamuna floodplains, green tribunal warns DDA

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A seven member expert committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal earlier had pointed out that the event had adversely affected the ecology of almost 420 acres of land on the banks of the Yamuna. The court-appointed expert committee has said that it would cost over Rs 42 crore to undo the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains as a result of the festival. Read More »

Trenton standoff into 2nd day after shooting leaves 1 dead

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Police and other officials said on Thursday there was no new progress on a standoff with a man in Trenton, New Jersey, following a confrontation with officers and a fatal shooting of a bystander on Wednesday. State Police Capt. Brian Polite says they're hoping for a peaceful resolution. A 7-year-old boy was alone in a home across from the barricaded house. Read More »

Budget's big bank levy could open the door for fintech lenders

The budget forecasts real economic growth to rebound to 3% over the next two years, after a temporary slowing this year. He introduced a First Home Super Savers Scheme - a salary sacrificing model allowing FHBs to deposit a portion of their income into their superannuation for the explicit objective of buying a home. Read More »

As Minnesota measles outbreak rages, anti-vaxxers continue to target Somali community

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WorldNetDaily linked to the Minnesota Department of Health website, which said there had been 51 total cases of measles in the outbreak, of which "46 of the cases are Somali Minnesotan". "Twenty-nine percent of the 593 foreign-born cases of active TB diagnosed in Minnesota, or 161, were attributed to Somali born migrants". "I try to emphasize that our vaccinations, not only measles but all the vaccinations we receive, really it has been determined that the risk of the disease is more than ... Read More »

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

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That includes needle exchange programs frowned on by many conservative lawmakers. In 2015, the national reported rate of hepatitis C was 0.8 per 100,000 persons with almost 34,000 new infections, according to the report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read More »

AGs call for independent probe into Russia

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The White House, meanwhile, maintained that Mr. Comey's firing had nothing to do with the Russian Federation investigation. Sessions did not explain how recommending the dismissal of the person overseeing an investigation into the Trump campaign was consistent with his recusal from any matter involving the Trump campaign. Read More »

Ubisoft Outlines Future For Rainbow Six Siege for Season Two, Three & Four

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The new matchmaking feature will simplify the process and quicken the pace. Poland are now a nation without a dedicated season, but their GROM Operators will be appearing across both three and four. Under Operation Health, Ubisoft will be able to rollback to previous updates more quickly if something breaks. Ubisoft already has a list of known bugs on Siege's subreddit, but the developers wait for larger updates to fix anything deemed "non-game breaking". Read More »