Health

Red Cross: Emergency Need for Blood Donations

Red Cross: Emergency Need for Blood Donations This is the most hard time for the organization to get blood, as people are traveling and there are about 700 fewer drivers that usual. The shortage is not without precedent - companies and communities are less likely to hold blood drives around the Fourth of July holiday. [Full Article...]

Officer says Iraq troops faced 7 female bombers

Officer says Iraq troops faced 7 female bombers Civilians who have managed to get medical treatment are suffering from burns, and shrapnel and blast injuries, while many women and children are in need of critical care and are under-nourished, a MSF officials said. The source said 38 female suicide bombers had blown themselves up inside Mosul in the last month, suggesting an air of desperation within the so-called caliphate. [Full Article...]

Gulf states give Qatar 48-hour extension

Gulf states give Qatar 48-hour extension Egyptian and Gulf diplomats and economists expect Qatar's economy to face a new wave of measures, including the pulling of deposits from Qatari banks and the removal of permits given to Qatari bank branches operating in the four Arab states. [Full Article...]

Illinois House Takes Step to Ending Budget Impasse

Illinois House Takes Step to Ending Budget Impasse To make a point, Madigan scheduled a tax increase vote for Sunday. IL still doesn't have a budget, but with the fiscal year ending at midnight Friday night, there's something extraordinary out of Springfield: renewed hope of an agreement on end to the historic stalemate. [Full Article...]

Life affected in Kashmir due to strike called by traders against GST

GST has clearly divided the business communities of Kashmir and Jammu. The opposition, particularly National Conference (NC) and Congress besides Communist Party of India (M) are opposing the implementation of GST in its present form, alleging it will have far reaching negative impact on the financial and political autonomy of the state. [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir govt's consensus push on GST

Jammu and Kashmir govt's consensus push on GST Brij Kishore Agrawal, the chairman of the Sangharsh Samiti said that the country would have to face major setbacks if the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley remained adamant on implementing GST in its present form. "Products that are consumed by poor must be taxed low while luxury products can be taxed higher", he said. The GST Bill was originally piloted by President Mukherjee when he was finance ... [Full Article...]

Respect for Charlie's parents, Paglia

Respect for Charlie's parents, Paglia But Great Ormond Street Hospital had said the experimental therapy would not help. Before the European court, judges in the United Kingdom had ruled that it was lawful for the hospital to withdraw life-sustaining treatment because the child would suffer harm if his present suffering was prolonged without any realistic prospect of improvement and that the experimental therapy could not provid... [Full Article...]

Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes

Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes The team will include an additional 20 ATF agents, who arrived in early June, according to a city official, as well as Chicago police officers, IL state troopers, intelligence analysts and state and federal prosecutors. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel , a Democrat, has reaffirmed that the city will maintain its sanctuary status. The Justice Department had previously said that more than 20 additi... [Full Article...]

US House Passes Bill to Enhance Penalties on Illegal Immigrants

US House Passes Bill to Enhance Penalties on Illegal Immigrants House lawmakers passed " Kate's Law ", named after Kate Steinle , who was killed two years ago by a repeat felon who had been deported several times before illegal reentry, along with the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act on Thursday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race Sniffer dogs will be used to locate any explosives and patrol in departure and arrival villages. Nobody ever said winning the Tour de France was simple. To cyclists and non-cyclists alike, no term better conjures up that particular sport than " Tour de France ". Each year the route is different. "Froome will come here with the best form he can have". [Full Article...]

Abortions for Northern Irish women free on NHS, MPs told

Abortions for Northern Irish women free on NHS, MPs told But a narrow 3-2 decision by the Supreme Court found that the British government had to respect the democratic will of laws made in Northern Ireland's Assembly , which has devolved health powers. He also argued that there was no proper basis for a doctor to say a foetus had a fatal abnormality. "I am happy to explore with the NHS what the situation is now in terms of the ability of women from... [Full Article...]

EU slaps Google with record $2.7bn fine

EU slaps Google with record $2.7bn fine And advertisers want to promote those same products. However, Google refuted the claim saying that it tries to show ads in ways that are helpful for buyers and sellers. News Corp.(NWS, NWSA) said that it welcomed the European Commission's leadership in confronting the discriminatory behavior of Google in the comparison shopping industry. [Full Article...]

Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats

Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats The country's representative to the EU, Maurizio Massari on Wednesday (28 June) warned in a letter to the bloc that the situation had become " unsustainable ". Italy made a formal request for more support from the European Union on Wednesday as it copes with an increase in migrant rescues, including a reported proposal to limit the types of ships that can offload migrants in Italian ports. [Full Article...]

Scientists Develop Flu Vaccine Patch

Scientists Develop Flu Vaccine Patch The microneedle patch performed about the same as an injection, regardless of whether the patient had administered it themselves or had a doctor do it. None of the participants had received a flu vaccine during the previous influenza season. The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch. [Full Article...]

Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law

Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law Of those who died, 87 percent were 60 years old or older, most were white, college educated, receiving hospice or palliative care and had health insurance, either provided by the state or private carriers. "Basically it mirrors the experience in Oregon", Burkin said . A total of 173 doctors filled out prescriptions for the life-ending drugs. Of that group, 111 people were reported by physicia... [Full Article...]

Oscar Mayer Adds 'WienerDrone' to Wienermobile Fleet

Oscar Mayer Adds 'WienerDrone' to Wienermobile Fleet Spotting the Wienermobile was (and is) a thrill, partly because the red and yellow wagon was one of the few places to get the coveted Oscar Mayer Wiener Whistle . This time around, Oscar Mayer will not only be delivering a purportedly much healthier variety of their product, but is adding a drone and a motorcycle to its fleet . [Full Article...]

This year, you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration

This year, you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration Children are encouraged to decorate their bikes, scooters and wagons in patriotic colors, or simply walk or ride in the parade, to celebrate Independence Day in a fun way, city officials said. - Aurora - 4th of July Spectacular: Live music, food and fireworks, 6-10 p.m., Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora; visitaurora.com. Georgetown will be setting off Fireworks at Brooking Park at da... [Full Article...]

Evacuations ordered for fire on California coast

A wildfire surging out of control on California's Central Coast has forced evacuations. - Firefighters working in high temperatures are battling a wildfire in the Beaumont area of Riverside County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles. Two people were taken to hospital after the crash and subsequent vehicle blaze that caused the wildfire on Monday afternoon. Fire crews were driving through the ... [Full Article...]

Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA

Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA The Kiwis now hold a 3-0 lead after a fourth successive win wiped out the one-point advantage defending champions Oracle Team USA had held after winning the regatta before the final. "Clearly, now we need to put everything back on the table". "Eleven seconds up by mark 2 the Kiwi boat continued to extend and with the breeze holding more steadily than on day one there was no comeback for the Amer... [Full Article...]

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the Kiwis started this America's Cup match on the Great Sound with a negative point. Twenty-two-year-old Neil Hunter was an initial example of success, promoted from junior to senior team, becoming not only the youngest sailor to compete in the America's Cup but the only sailor to compete in both competitions. [Full Article...]


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