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Global News EPA set to unveil policy barring 'secret science'
Author: 0 EPA set to unveil policy barring 'secret science'

The measure was billed by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt as a way to boost transparency for the benefit of the industries his agency regulates, Reuters reported. That is because many health studies involve large amounts of patient data that can be accessed only under condition of confidentiality. They argue that if the data can't be published, then the rules should not be adopted.

Global News Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen: Afghan officials
Author: 0 Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen: Afghan officials

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taleban spokesman, claimed responsibility for both the Farah and the Ghazni attacks in messages to the media. The attacks came on the heels of yesterday's suicide blast in Kabul. Since the formal end of NATO's combat mission in January 2015, the Afghan government has been steadily losing ground to insurgents and now controls only 57 per cent of the country, according to the US Special Inspector General for Reconstruction of Afghanistan.

Global News Asaram facing another rape case
Author: 0 Asaram facing another rape case

Bapu has been in prison since his arrest in 2013. Of the four people accused along with him, two have been found guilty and sentenced to 20 years in jail. "Adequate police force was deployed since morning outside Asaram's another ashram in Jahangirpura area of Surat district", a police official said. "Adequate security measures have been taken to maintain law and order", said deputy chief minister Nitin Patel.

Global News 'Covert' effort to get Israelis held in Gaza: Netanyahu
Author: 0 'Covert' effort to get Israelis held in Gaza: Netanyahu

The bodies of the two soldiers - Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul - are now being held by Hamas, along with two Israeli civilians, Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed, who entered Gaza of their own volition in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Israel has denied the claims. After his death, the Israeli military said it does not intentionally target journalists and that it would look into the circumstances of the shooting .

Global News Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal
Author: 0 Harvey Blackwood - UK Parliament Could Veto Brexit Deal

Britain's remaining within the EUCU would essentially restrict its ability to negotiate trade deals outside of the European Union , a driving force for hard Brexit proponents. The issue will be aired in a non-binding parliamentary debate later this week. The prime minister chairs a meeting on Wednesday of key ministers, and they are expected to discuss what kind of future relationship the United Kingdom will seek with the European Union after the split.

Global News Royal Baby: A Timeline of Kate's delivery
Author: 0 Royal Baby: A Timeline of Kate's delivery

Prince William quipped: "We didn't keep you waiting too long this time ". The happy news was confirmed by Kensington Palace via Twitter and the post mentioned that both the mother and the baby are feeling well. "The Queen , The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales , The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news", the statement read.

Global News Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in Maine | First in nearly 30 years
Author: 0 Sheriff's deputy shot, killed in Maine | First in nearly 30 years

The vehicle was found abandoned in town just after 5 a.m, police said . A manhunt is underway Wednesday morning for a suspect who fatally shot a Sheriff's deputy that was responding to a gas station robbery in ME, officials said. He was charged with carrying a firearm illegally, improper storage of a firearm, possession of a large capacity firearm, unattended ammunition and driving violations.

Global News Seeking A Delay, Cohen Says He'll Plead The Fifth In Daniels Case
Author: 0 Seeking A Delay, Cohen Says He'll Plead The Fifth In Daniels Case

Clifford, who also goes by the stage name Stormy Daniels , alleges she had a sexual encounter with Mr. Trump in 2006. Both BuzzFeed News and NBC News tweeted out the legal document asserting Cohen's decision on Wednesday evening. Judge James Otero ordered them to file a declaration from Cohen himself, stating whether he meant to assert his constitutional right against self-incrimination.

Global News Ronny Jackson is done (even if he doesn't know it)
Author: 0 Ronny Jackson is done (even if he doesn't know it)

At a Secret Service going-away party, the summary says, Jackson got drunk and wrecked a government vehicle. The summary also claims that missing Percocet pain tablets once threw the White House Military Office "into a panic". "It may be true on a general basis that there's a problem with vetting", said Chase Untermeyer, who was the director of presidential personnel under President George H.W.

Global News Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage US Credibility
Author: 0 Iran's Foreign Minister: Renegotiating Nuclear Deal Would Damage US Credibility

He accuses the US of not sticking to its end of the bargain and says Trump is "dissuading European companies from engaging in Iran by threatening them with consequences for their cooperation with Iran". USA law requires the president to recertify Iran's compliance with the agreement every 90 days, something that Trump has consistently done since taking office, despite his threats to the contrary.

Global News Arizona Republican Barely Wins Special Election
Author: 0 Arizona Republican Barely Wins Special Election

The special election was held following the December resignation of Representative Trent Franks amid sexual misconduct allegations . Multiple forces are behind the swing: Republican voters appear demoralized while Democrats are fired up, and some voters who typically lean Republican have been shifting away from the party.

Global News Donors pledge USD 4.4 billion in Syria aid for 2018
Author: 0 Donors pledge USD 4.4 billion in Syria aid for 2018

A two-day global conference on Syria organized by the United Nations and the European Union ended Wednesday in the Belgian capital of Brussels . Pledges of a further $3.3b for 2019 and after were expected at the conference, which groups more than 80 countries, aid groups and agencies, he added.

Global News The US Supreme court will hear the case on migration decree trump
Author: 0 The US Supreme court will hear the case on migration decree trump

The US Supreme Court appeared closely divided Wednesday over whether President Donald Trump had the power to block travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, in the biggest legal test of the administration's contentious travel ban. The court will consider whether the president can indefinitely keep people out of the country based on nationality. "What if the military advisers tell the president that in their judgment, the president ought to order a strike, an air strike against Syria ...

Global News Iranian general threatens all Israel air bases 'within reach'
Author: 0 Iranian general threatens all Israel air bases 'within reach'

Our fingers are on the trigger and the missiles are ready to launch. He added: "In case any side started a war with us, it would have its blood on its own head". New York Times journalist Todd Friedman published a statement that he considered a "slip of the tongue" from a senior Israeli army officer in which he said Israel had hit Iran's base and killed Iranian officers.

Global News Three Film Students dissolved in acid
Author: 0 Three Film Students dissolved in acid

Three film students whose disappearance prompted protests across Mexico were apparently kidnapped, tortured and killed before their bodies were dissolved in acid by a drug cartel who mistook them for members of a rival gang. At least eight members of the Jalisco Nueva Generacion Cartel were keeping an eye on the house, and made a decision to kidnap and murder them, thinking they were part of the rival group.

Global News Venkaiah Naidu turned down impeachment motion against CJI
Author: 0 Venkaiah Naidu turned down impeachment motion against CJI

He had earlier maintained that it was a "revenge petition" to intimidate the CJI because the Congress is unhappy with the Supreme Court's dismissal of the pleas for an independent probe into the death of CBI Judge BH Loya. He also said that the Parliament was supreme in its own jurisdiction and its process can not be subjected to judicial review and "impeachment" motion was filed on untenable grounds for a collateral objective to intimidate the CJI and other judges.

Global News Hamas Drone Maker Killed in Malaysia
Author: 0 Hamas Drone Maker Killed in Malaysia

Israel, which has dismissed claims that the country's spy agency was behind Batash's killing, had requested that Egypt block the return of al-Batash's body to Gaza as government ministers called for the bodies of fallen IDF soldiers and captive civilians held by Hamas to be returned to Israel before al-Batash's remains were allowed into the Strip for burial.

Global News Turkey has 'responsibility' to share Armenian pain over 1915: Erdoğan
Author: 0 Turkey has 'responsibility' to share Armenian pain over 1915: Erdoğan

United States presidents have also declined to do so, calling the deaths at the hands of the Ottoman Empire an atrocity, but not a genocide. Today marks the 103 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide . US presidents, including Barack Obama and Donald Trump, have refused to formally recognize the genocide. Previous presidents, including former President Obama, also refused to call the mass killings a genocide.

Global News Maoists, including 19 women, killed in Maharashtra operations
Author: 0 Maoists, including 19 women, killed in Maharashtra operations

Maharashtra police commandos have killed at least 37 Maoists including 19 women rebels in operations over two days in the state's Gadchiroli district. The Maoist rebels, who claim inspiration from Chinese revolutionary leader Mao Zedong, have been fighting India's government for more than four decades, demanding land and jobs for tenant farmers and the poor.

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Author: 0 "Eat with caution" says CDC after lettuce E.coli outbreak

The outbreak came as the harvest of romaine was already near its end. Feel bad about tossing that bag of chopped romaine lettuce and thinking about just giving it a thorough washing, after hearing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday (April 18 ) that people have been sickened by E.

Global News EvergreenHealth Receives
Author: 0 EvergreenHealth Receives "A" Grade for Patient Safety

The award assures patients they are at a hospital with better systems in place to prevent medication errors, higher quality on maternity care and high-risk procedures, and lower readmission rates. The medical center changed some of its protocols and says it is focused entirely on patient safety. It's an "A" grade for safety at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Albemarle County.

Global News Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie
Author: 0 Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie

Yesterday, April 23, the Federal Circuit handed down its decision in an infamous "monkey selfie" dispute between a photographer and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA ). Bea said PETA had not established a significant relationship with Naruto and "we gravely doubt that PETA can validly assert "next friend" status".

Global News Eagles Owner: Trump's Presidency 'Disastrous'
Author: 0 Eagles Owner: Trump's Presidency 'Disastrous'

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, widely acknowledged as a liberal who stands out in a mostly conservative group of peers, has been critical of Trump, though he has never stated he would refuse to visit the White House. Ken Belson and Michael D. Shear of the New York Times obtained a recording of Lurie criticizing the president during a private league meeting in October.

Global News Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support
Author: 0 Alfie Evans: parents' legal battle to keep son on life support

A video taken by Alfie's father just prior to the removal of Alfie's ventilator shows the baby both responsive and alert, blinking, and looking around the room. But, Mr Justice Hayden ruled last night that Alfie can not be removed from Alder Hey Children's Hospital pending the hearing before a Court of Appeal decision on Monday.

Global News Truckers Line Detroit Freeway to Stop Man From Jumping Off Overpass
Author: 0 Truckers Line Detroit Freeway to Stop Man From Jumping Off Overpass

According to the outlet, it took officers and negotiators several hours before the man walked off the bridge. Troopers looked for big rigs exiting the highway and asked them to drive ahead instead and park beneath the overpass. He was taken to a local hospital for evaluation. Photos of at least 13 truckers are now on social media, showing the drivers lined up under the bridge.

Global News Waffle House shooting hero crowdfunds thousands for victims' families
Author: 0 Waffle House shooting hero crowdfunds thousands for victims' families

A bond hearing was set for Wednesday, according to the order signed by state Judge Michael Mondelli in Davidson County, who did not provide an explanation for his decision. Another area church, Burnette Chapel Church of Christ, saw one worshiper killed and others injured during a Sunday-morning shooting previous year.

Global News Trump Hints His Nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary May Need to Withdraw
Author: 0 Trump Hints His Nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary May Need to Withdraw

Jon Tester of Montana, announced Tuesday that Jackson's confirmation hearing will be postponed after the improper conduct accusations have surfaced. CBS News on Monday cited sources as saying Jackson, who's also the White House physician, had been accused of "excessive drinking on the job", "improperly dispensing" medications, and fostering a "hostile work environment" in the White House medical office.

Global News Leahy asks Sessions to recuse himself from Cohen probe
Author: 0 Leahy asks Sessions to recuse himself from Cohen probe

In March 2017 , Sessions announced that he would recuse himself from "any existing or future investigations of any matters related in any way to the campaigns for President of the United States" due to his role as a campaign adviser to Donald Trump .

Global News Two Rookie Dallas Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant
Author: 0 Two Rookie Dallas Police Officers Shot While Serving Warrant

A civilian was also shot, and his or her condition is unknown at this time, police said . One officer was taken to Presbyterian Hospital, the station reports. Officers are searching for a gunman who ran from the store. The Dallas PD Helicopter Unit confirmed a suspect had been arrested. Dallas police are looking for a 29-year-old Hispanic man named Armando Luis Juárez in connection with the shooting at a Home Depot, Chief Reneé Hall told reporters Tuesday night.

Global News Alfie Evans made Italian citizen in bid to keep life support
Author: 0 Alfie Evans made Italian citizen in bid to keep life support

This isn't the first time protestors have spent time outside the hospital. Speaking at the time, Tom said: "This is not justice". Crowds gathered after European human rights judges rejected a plea to intervene from his parents. But Mr Justice Hayden said flying Alfie to a foreign hospital would be wrong and pointless. He also stated that he would comply with the court order not to release the names of any doctor involved in Alfie's removal from life support, but promised that he would ...

Global News Rebels surrender weapons as part of evacuation deal in Damascus' Qalamoun region
Author: 0 Rebels surrender weapons as part of evacuation deal in Damascus' Qalamoun region

The Syrian Air Force began on Thursday a series of airstrikes targeting terrorists in al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood and its surroundings at the southern outskirts of Damascus. Russian Federation and Damascus say the attack, which triggered Western missile strikes on Syria, was fabricated. UNRWA, the United Nations agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, has said it is deeply concerned about the fate of civilians including some 12,000 Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk and the surrounding ...

Global News Windrush gen won't have to pass citizenship test or pay fee
Author: 0 Windrush gen won't have to pass citizenship test or pay fee

She said: "These cases can't come as surprise to her because for some time many of my colleagues on this side of the House have been pursuing individual cases". Ministers faced a furious backlash over the treatment of the Windrush generation - named after the first ship that brought them to Britain in 1948.

Global News Fire in south China kills 18, injures five; could be arson
Author: 0 Fire in south China kills 18, injures five; could be arson

Police investigating the case as suspected arson said they had captured the man, a 32-year-old surnamed Liu, in a nearby village. China's state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) reported that the suspect got into an argument with another man, used a motorcycle to block the building's entrance and then lit a fire at the door, according to The New York Times .

Global News Sports Minister wants answers over Moses Mabhida incident
Author: 0 Sports Minister wants answers over Moses Mabhida incident

In another video, you can see a security guard surrounded by a mob of angry fans under attack. Two cars in the parking lot behind the stadium were also reportedly damaged while speakers around the field were kicked to pieces. "If I'm the trigger for this (violence), then maybe one has to say 'maybe step aside.just stop the switch'". This comes after spectators went on a rampage at the end of a premier league soccer match between Kaizer Chiefs and Free State Stars on Saturday night.

Global News Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official
Author: 0 Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

The three-year-old war pits the Shiite Houthis against a regional coalition of Sunni powers led by Saudi Arabia. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Guterres reminded all parties of their obligations under global humanitarian law concerning the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure during armed conflicts, said the statement.

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