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Can Tho in merry mood with Yoga Day

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, in a citation, sent his best wishes for "a joyous observance" of the Yoga Day organised by the Indian Embassy in association with the Friends of Yoga. Addressing the event, Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Van Tam said it is a people-to-people exchange activity that aims to boost mutual understanding between Vietnamese and Indian people. Read More »

UK Conservatives and Democratic Unionists Have Broad Agreement

May desperately needs the DUP's 10 seats to pass legislation. Commenting on the proposed DUP-Conservative deal, Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion said her party's priority was "defending the Good Friday Agreement, protecting our public services and establishing an executive based on equality and respect". Read More »

Rajnath, Naidu meet Sonia Gandhi

India's next President is likely to be a dyed-in-the-wool BJP leader, contrary to speculation that the ruling party might field a technocrat or some apolitical candidate. "We have totally ignored him", complained a Congress leader who asked not to be named. "So, there is nothing to think about when they did not suggest any name", Yechury said. Read More »

Mysterious ship crash off Japan leaves 7 United States sailors missing

Navy via AP). Seven US sailors are missing and several injured after their destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Japan, the US Seventh Fleet said. Vice Admiral Joseph P Aucoin, the commander of the 7th Fleet, said: "This has been a hard day. All of our thoughts and prayers are with the Fitzgerald crew and their families", he also said. Read More »

18 injured after Massachusetts ferry crash

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The Massachusetts Steamship Authority Ferry Iyanough , runs from Hyannis to Nantucket. According to Daily Journal , it is managed by Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority . There are "possibly four people injured", said Coast Guard Petty Officer Cynthia Oldham, a spokeswoman at the Coast Guard Station in Boston. Videos posted to social media last night showed dozens of rattled passengers wearing life vests waiting to be rescued as members of the Coast Guard ... Read More »

Is lead in the United States food supply decreasing our IQ?

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More precisely, 52 different types of baby food were tested, and 52 of them had lead in them. By comparison, 14% of non-baby food samples contained lead, which is a naturally occurring element. It is unclear how much lead was discovered in the samples, but no one is supposed to consume more than 6 micrograms per day, the maximum daily intake established by the Food and Drug Administration . Read More »

BMO Capital Upgrades Whole Foods Market, Inc

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According to Gene Munster, a veteran tech analyst who's now a partner at venture capital firm Loup Ventures, Amazon likely won't earn a profit from the organic grocer for a couple of years. Fresh herbs for sale are pictured inside a Whole Foods Market in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 16, 2017. Both companies said there will be no layoffs, but they did not respond to other questions about Amazon's plans for Whole Foods . Read More »

Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy

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The artery-clogger is also more likely to send cholesterol levels through the roof than beef, which is 50 percent saturated fat, and pork lard, which contains 39 percent of the "bad" fat, according to the report, which was published Thursday . Read More »

Nearly 30% of People In the World Are Obese or Overweight

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Experts regarded the findings as "alarming" with the presence of obesity doubling in 70 countries since 1980. In that time, obesity doubled in 73 countries and steadily rose in most others. " The risk of death and diseases increases as your weight increases ", Professor Azeem Majeed from Imperial College London, one of the study's co-authors, told the Guardian. Read More »

EU, UK fix date to begin Brexit negotiations

In a hint at a softer approach, Mr Davis said on Monday "we will start down this process" by focusing on the divorce proceedings from the European Union before moving on to trade. Hammond, who may be in the vanguard of the shift, said in Luxembourg that he favors a "pragmatic" Brexit that safeguards jobs and the economy. Mr McFadden, who is a member of the cross-party Brexit Select Committee, said: "The fact that The Conservatives are reliant on cobbling together a deal with the DUP to ... Read More »

New CDC report says teens aren't so insane about vaping anymore

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King is also concerned about the array of new tobacco products that may make their way to the market. The CDC is pointing to strategies in tobacco prevention and control as a factor in this decrease. Teen smoking rates have hit new lows in the USA and, for the first time, fewer high school students are trying e-cigarettes, new data show. A second national report on teen smoking patterns shows traditional cigarette smoking dropping again to a historic low, with electronic cigarette and ... Read More »

The GOP's sneak attack on health care

Next, the Senate will come up with their version of the same bill. The AHCA would repeal most of Obamacare's taxes in 2017 while retaining the 0.9 percent Medicare surtax on wealthy Americans until 2023 and delay the implementation of the "Cadillac tax" on high-cost health care plans until 2026. Read More »

Letter to the editor: Health bill fairness

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The change would allow NY counties to send their Medicaid bills directly to the state rather than paying them themselves. Collins and other New York Republicans say this will allow counties to reduce their property taxes. Roy Blunt, of Missouri and several other Republican Senators declined to discuss what was on the table in negotiations Thursday. McConnell is counting on getting the mystery bill through before the public learns what is in it. Read More »

Major League Baseball will allow player nicknames on jerseys for a weekend

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LHP Karl Cragie (SR) 34 RoundKargie was drafted in the 34 round (#1019 overall) by the Miami Marlins . While it's unclear what numerous Tide late-round selections will do, Cyphert appeared to indicate his intention to join the Marlins, tweeting, "So thankful and excited for this opportunity!" Cyphert started 13 games this season for Gulf Coast and was 5-3 with a 4.57 ERA. Read More »

Five players with Walters State ties selected in MLB Draft

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Second Team All-Ivy selection and Yale senior outfielder Harrison White gave the Bulldogs multiple draftees for the first time since 2012 when he was tapped by the Miami Marlins with the 929th overall pick in the 31st round. UA previously had two high school signees drafted on the first two day of the draft. In all 14, players were selected. Nelson punched out 13 batters in his 16 innings of work, while also posting a team-leading.193 batting average against mark. Read More »

Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI

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Larin was stopped by Florida Highway Patrol for driving the wrong way in Orlando and almost causing a head-on collision, about three miles from Orlando City's stadium. Larin immediately delivered for the Lions, scoring 17 goals in their inaugural MLS season on his way to being named 2015 Rookie of the Year. Larin took two breathalyzer tests after being taken into custody, troopers said. Read More »

Georgia prison escapees may have been spotted in Mississippi

Highway 441 from Madison to Milledgeville. "We see our officers as family". A pair of Georgia inmates - wanted for gunning down two correctional officers and fleeing a state prison transport bus - continued to elude authorities on Wednesday as the dragnet to catch them expanded across the nation. Read More »

Florida Gov. signs bill to shift students, money to charters

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Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran , who made education reform a top priority this legislative session, say the measure increases choices for Florida parents looking for alternatives to public schools. While many of those messages opposed the bill early on, supporters eventually closed the gap in the final weeks of the governor's deliberations. Scott signed the controversial K-12 education bill on Thursday even after educators pleaded with him to veto the bill. Read More »

Attacked by raccoon, runner drowns it in a puddle

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Protectively, she put out her hands. "I didn't think I could strangle it with my bare hands", she told the Bangor Daily News . On her afternoon run, Borch suddenly found herself face to face with a rabid mammal that Disney, Marvel, and Bradley Cooper have tried to fool you into seeing as a hero . Read More »

Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial

Being a young team, would pretty much feel like college again. "He's always been there for me", Lonzo said . "I think it's cool to have a card". Boston picks first in the draft , followed by the Lakers and Philadelphia. The rumor was eventually shot down, but it has stirred up some speculation involving the top of the National Basketball Association draft. The two famous franchises with the top two picks have one major current difference: While the Celtics were the Eastern ... Read More »

Escaped convicts possibly spotted in SC, sheriff says

It is our honest hope that the reward helps promote the quick capture of the two inmates before they are able to harm anyone else. A manhunt for a pair of escaped U.S. Tracking dogs were initially on the trail, but it grew cold. The escapees are believed to be in a stolen white Ford F-250 pickup truck. State law enforcement agencies involved in the manhunt include the Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, and the ... Read More »

London Firefighters Battle High-Rise Inferno; At Least 6 Fatalities Reported

The London Fire Brigade said 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene and Assistant Fire Commissioner Dan Daly said it was a large and very serious incident. Ash Sha, 30, who witnessed the fire and has an aunt in the building who managed to escape from the second floor, said the local council had renovated the tower. Read More »

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

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Asked what would happen if the tapes turned out to be real and Trump did not give them up, Collins responded, "I would be fine with issuing a subpoena, but that most likely would come from the special counsel's office". Detailing one-on-one talks with a sitting president - which under normal circumstances are private - Comey said he took painstaking notes for fear Trump might "lie" about the unusual encounters. Read More »

Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

Lyon was charged with being responsible for the death of Flint resident of Robert Skidmore, 85, in December 2015. Researchers linked the outbreak of Legionella bacteria to corrosion resulting from the mistreatment of Flint's water starting in 2014. Read More »

Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

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He said that the twins may not survive the intervention, or sometimes one twin survives and the other does not or is in poor neurological condition. Heuer described some of the operation details. "During the separation surgery, our team first meticulously separated the infants' shared blood vessels and dura, the tough protective membrane surrounding both brains, then moved on to separate the sagittal sinus, the most hard portion of the operation", Heuer said in a statement. Read More »

Eagles sign Jason Peters to one-year extension

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Jason Peters has also had two run ins with the law - resisting arrest after being pulled over for loud music in 2011 and drag racing in May of 2013 and newly signed Eagles' running back LeGarrette Blount faced marijuana charges and a suspension. Read More »

MI man shot during congressional baseball practice in Virginia

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Mika has been with Tyson Foods for more than six years. Mika was shot in the chest, according to Dan Harder, legislative director for U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester. Mika started working at Tyson in 2011 after working as a lobbyist for the American Meat Institute, but he was a congressional staffer until 2009 . Mika is director of government relations for Tyson Foods. Read More »

Ian Murray overlooked for shadow Scottish secretary role

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has been left red-faced after a high-five mishap with Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry. Liam Byrne said the Labour MPs "smell blood" following the shock election result. 'I look forward to working with the strengthened shadow cabinet as we prepare a government in waiting to carry out our manifesto for the many not the few. Read More »

ED files charge sheet against Vijay Mallya, others

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The 57-page charge sheet or prosecution complaint, with voluminous annexures, was filed under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) before a special anti-money laundering court here. Mr. Mallya, 61, is wanted by Indian law enforcement agencies for defaulting on several bank loans amounting to almost ₹9,000 crore. Appearing for the Crown Prosecution Service, which is handling the case on behalf of the Indian authorities, barrister Aaron Watkins pleaded he hadn't ... Read More »