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'Community Conversation' about mental health, addiction set for Thursday

If you're concerned about your mental health, don't hesitate to seek advice. People like Piers, especially those who are in the public eye, are narrow-minded and quite frankly a disgrace to themselves and an insult to anyone who lives with mental health or cares for those living with mental health. [Full Article...]

UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance'

UN chief: drought-stricken Somalia 'hangs in the balance' Somalia's government and its foreign backers earlier said they were hammering out a plan to try and strengthen the army to take over the fight against al Shabaab militants from over-stretched African Union troops. - Reuters picMired in violent chaos since 1991, Somalia is also suffering the effects of a severe drought that has left parts of the country on the brink of starvation. [Full Article...]

Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents

Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents Jessica Farrar , D-Houston. "We want to make sure that we can practice within the framework of our sincerely held religious beliefs", Daniels said. The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite past state court rulings that such facilities do not meet requirements to care for kids. [Full Article...]

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds John Gibson stopped 23 of 24 shots for Anaheim as the only goal he gave up came off a defensive blunder by 21-year-old rearguard Shea Theodore. "It's a great feeling - you get to show them what we remember as kids from the Oilers dynasty", he said. [Full Article...]

Released Chibok Girls: FG Slams PDP over "Indecent, Inhuman and Ill-timed" Comment

Released Chibok Girls: FG Slams PDP over Yet the authorities inexplicably publicized the girls' names to news outlets, including via the social media handle of the president's media aide, Malam Garba Shehu . Members of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign rally in Nigeria's capital Abuja to mark 1,000 days since over 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped from their secondary school in Chibok by Islamist sect Boko Haram , Nigeria January 8, 201... [Full Article...]

For over a year, serial killing suspect went undiscovered

Aaron Saucedo, initially arrested on April 19 for a fatal shooting in 2015, was re-booked on Monday into a Maricopa county jail and is now facing 26 charges for a total of 12 shootings, reports USA Today. The city's fear peaked because most of the killings came in a cluster, with seven people slain in a two-and-a-half-month period last spring. She said he was never a trouble-maker and prefer... [Full Article...]

Dangerous Opioid Combo 'Gray Death' Is Latest Mixing Trend

Dangerous Opioid Combo 'Gray Death' Is Latest Mixing Trend But using frightening names to label lethal combinations of drugs won't stop addicts from taking them. The Ohio attorney general's office has analyzed eight samples matching the gray death mixture from around the state. The DEA describes U-47700 as a novel synthetic opioid and explained that its abuse parallel that of heroin, prescription opioids and other novel opioids. [Full Article...]

Reveal your health status, NMA urges Buhari

Reveal your health status, NMA urges Buhari While wishing President Buhari a speedy recovery from the illnesses that plague him, CN, however, believed that "he can no longer recover in a manner that plagues the entire country". VOA's Hausa Service reporter, Umar Farouk Musa, said Buhari appeared hearty and cheerful as he greeted other worshippers at the end of prayers Friday. [Full Article...]

Following Incidents, Airline Officials Grilled About Customer Service at House Hearing

Following Incidents, Airline Officials Grilled About Customer Service at House Hearing David Dao, the 69-year-old passenger, didn't want to give up his seat. Bill Shuster, R-Pa. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, during the committee's hearing where United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz testified. United and other airlines have announced policy changes regarding overbooked flights. Seize this opportunity because if you don't, we're going to come, and you're no... [Full Article...]

Watch Game 2 Of The NBA Playoffs

The Jazz got 33 points from Gordon Hayward, but struggled to recover from being outscored 33-15 in the first quarter. "I'll keep enjoying it". Kerr last coached the Warriors in Game 2 of the first round. We held them to five offensive rebounds. Kerr is reportedly seeing a specialist at Duke University on Friday and is receiving treatment for various symptoms related to the back surge... [Full Article...]

Nissan Uses A Faraday Cage To Combat Phone Distractions

Nissan Uses A Faraday Cage To Combat Phone Distractions The problem is no longer just drivers texting and making phone calls while driving - incoming notifications are prompting motorists to glance at their phones too, if they're within reach. "The Nissan Signal Shield concept presents one possible solution for giving drivers the choice to remove all smartphone distractions while driving". [Full Article...]

Starbucks Embraces a Darker Side With New Drink

Starbucks Embraces a Darker Side With New Drink According to Instagram user TheModernBarista , Jócelyn Freeman, her store sold out of the unicorn frappuccino on the first day of its launch. Since then, a number of equally creative beverages have made their way to the world including the Mermaid Frappuccino and Dragon Frappuccino, to name a few. [Full Article...]

In age change, artists over 50 among Turner Prize finalists

In age change, artists over 50 among Turner Prize finalists Pethick said: "I think we are living in serious times and we felt this needed to be reflected in this years shortlist". Finalists announced Wednesday are British painter Hurvin Anderson , whose images often draw on his Caribbean heritage; Lubaina Himid , one of the U.K.'s leading black female artists; German-born multidisciplinary artist Andrea Buttner; and Palestinian-English artist Rosalind... [Full Article...]

Hope For Preemies As Artificial Womb Helps Tiny Lambs Grow

Hope For Preemies As Artificial Womb Helps Tiny Lambs Grow Worldwide, the primary cause of infant deaths today is premature birth, according to the World Health Organization . It could give extremely premature babies a few more vital weeks to develop their lungs and other organs. The idea is that extremely premature babies , lambs in this case, can be put into the bag which will take on the functions of a womb. Flake stressed that the womb-like sy... [Full Article...]

Congress reins in Sessions' war on medical use - temporarily

Congress reins in Sessions' war on medical use - temporarily The spending bill that will keep the government open until September includes the extension of a policy that prohibits the Department of Justice from using federal money to interfere with states' medical-marijuana laws, such as Washington state. [Full Article...]

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte not taking title for granted despite Everton win

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte not taking title for granted despite Everton win Second-half goals by Dele Alli and Harry Kane , from the penalty spot, sealed the three points and ensured that Spurs will finish above their North London rivals Arsenal for the first time in 22 years. "We never look at Tottenham". At the 66' against Everton, Pedro picked up the ball at the edge of the box and placed it perfectly into the top corner. [Full Article...]

Federal gov't relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches

Federal gov't relaxes nutrition standards for school lunches In an interim final rule , announced by Perdue while he visited an elementary school in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Leesburg, Virginia on Monday, the U.S. The action will weaken requirements to provide healthier food to students, allowing for flexibility in reaching whole-grain benchmarks and delaying sodium reduction targets. [Full Article...]

Pending appeal means Whiteclay beer stores will close after all

Pending appeal means Whiteclay beer stores will close after all Friday's Arbor Day holiday closes the courts, so the earliest the appeal could be heard is Monday. Critics blame the stores for widespread alcoholism and high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome on the reservation, which is home to the Oglala Lakota Tribe. [Full Article...]

3 die after bamboo jetty collapses in West Bengal

3 die after bamboo jetty collapses in West Bengal Rescue workers carry out search operation in Hooghly . About 20 people, who were injured, have been hospitalized. Jain said four persons, the lease holders of the jetty have been detained and are being interrogated. Meanwhile, based on an FIR, lodged by a local resident Krishna Prasad Singh, police on Wednesday night arrested four lessees of the jetty- Sukamal Chakraborty, Dipankar Banerjee, Su... [Full Article...]

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers Saturday, widespread rain and storms likely Sunday

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered showers Saturday, widespread rain and storms likely Sunday Chance of rain 100%. Storms may produce heavy rainfall in the evening. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 6 to 11 miles per hour in the afternoon. The chance for showers and storms returns to Acadiana Wednesday and Thursday as our next system slowly tries to work through the region. Low temperatures Friday will be in the lower 60s. [Full Article...]


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