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Medical Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs
Author: 0 Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today. The Department of Interior sees almost an 11 percent cut, the Department of Energy faces an 18 percent cut for its non-nuclear spending, the State Department's climate aid is zeroed out, and NASA's Earth science satellites, including measurements of carbon dioxide, get no funding.

Author: 0 France prepares to extend state of emergency following Manchester attack

Macron said he was happy to meet the USA president and that they had a host of subjects on the agenda to discuss , including terrorism, climate and energy issues. "She's the strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France", Trump said in the Oval Office interview. But as a 39-year-old who has never held elected office, Macron clearly was excited about the appearance with the USA president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a ...

Medical Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief
Author: 0 Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

A former Ethiopian health minister has been elected to lead the World Health Organisation . This model of basic but universal health care in the East African nation has been widely praised. Tedros in a campaign statement. In response to an Associated Press story this week that found World Health Organization routinely spends about $200 million per year on travel expenses - more than it spends on AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined - Tedros said it was important for the agency to ...

Author: 0 Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

And foodborne botulism outbreaks , like the one linked to the cheese sauce sold at a gas station store in Walnut Grove, California, are relatively rare. Wisconsin-based food distributor Gehl Foods said in a statement that it had been notified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the company's nacho cheese was among the products that inspectors seized at the gas station.

Medical Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief
Author: 0 Top goal is universal health care — New WHO chief

The two others were David Nabarro from the United Kingdom, and Sania Nishtar from Pakistan, in a process that began before September 2016. Tedros is also an advocate of universal health care. He will be the first African to head up the United Nations agency, after winning the most votes from 186 member states. Nishtar was among three candidates vying to replace outgoing chief Dr.

Medical Instagram direct messages now support web links and different photo orientations
Author: 0 Instagram direct messages now support web links and different photo orientations

Link sharing is now present for iOS and Android users of Instagram version 10.22, while those on iOS currently have proper content formatting in message threads. It has made another feature-related announcement today. Just two days ago the Facebook-owned service added new stuff into its Stories section that was 'inspired' by Snapchat's , and now we've got some new news to talk about.

Medical Donald Trump shoves fellow Nato leader, the Montenegro PM, aside
Author: 0 Donald Trump shoves fellow Nato leader, the Montenegro PM, aside

At a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , President Trump marked the unveiling of memorials of the Berlin Wall and the September 11 attacks with a speech that, among other things, told gathered North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders their levels of defense funding are "not fair" to US taxpayers.

Medical Young boy learns of heart donor after Melania Trump visit
Author: 0 Young boy learns of heart donor after Melania Trump visit

Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and briefly place it on the First Lady's backside instead. While they were walking down, Trump reached one hand backwards towards Melania, but she was quick with the backhand sending his hand right back to him.

Medical Washington consultant charged in insider trading case
Author: 0 Washington consultant charged in insider trading case

Three partners at Deerfield Management and a Washington consultant were charged with fraud over insider trades that were based on USA health-care policy leaks, in a sweeping new insider trading case filed by federal prosecutors in NY. Attorney Joon Kim in Manhattan. In a statement, Deerfield said it "is committed to maintaining a strict culture of compliance and the highest ethical standards".

Author: 0 Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

Overall, according to a Reuters analysis, states would see federal aid shrink under the proposals by 3 percent in the next fiscal year, with cuts falling more heavily on states that voted for Clinton. It's really out of control at the federal level, but what I am saying is, if they cut medicaid funding, then we have to cut at the state level because most of the funding comes from the feds, but I will do everything possible to keep medicaid coverage for the disabled, for single moms and for ...

Medical Virginia service dog's high school yearbook photo goes viral
Author: 0 Virginia service dog's high school yearbook photo goes viral

Schalk took Alpha along when getting his photo taken and the school was supportive about including him in the yearbook. The student, who has Type 1 Diabetes , said Alpha's job is to alert him when his blood sugar gets too low or high. "He has saved my life multiple times, especially at night, when low blood sugar can be super risky", the 16-year-old said. Staffer Grace Fuller tells fredericksburg.com Alpha "is a part of this school now".

Medical Donald Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Donald Trump travel ban blocked; fight headed for Supreme Court

The court also cited post-inauguration statements by Trump and his advisors about the administration's two attempts at a travel ban - the second version was signed after the first one was repeatedly struck down by courts as likely unconstitutional - including Trump's remarks that the second version was a "watered down version of the first order".

Medical Pennsylvania Moves To Comply With Federal Real ID Law
Author: 0 Pennsylvania Moves To Comply With Federal Real ID Law

The bill, passed Wednesday by the state Legislature and about to be signed by Gov. Tom Wolf, brings Pennsylvania into compliance with the Real ID law. "The primary reason is, you can't get one if you're a nonresident". People seeking a REAL-ID compliant license won't have to wait for their existing driver's license to expire.

Medical Immigration agents arrest almost 200 in LA-area raids
Author: 0 Immigration agents arrest almost 200 in LA-area raids

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a news release . " By taking these individuals off the streets and removing them from the country, we're making our communities safer for everyone ". Forty-three of the arrested individuals had drug offense convictions, and another 30 had been convicted for driving under the influence. At least eight people arrested now face federal prosecution for re-entry after deportation, which is a felony and is punishable by up to 20 years in prison, ...

Medical British election campaign resumes after Manchester attack
Author: 0 British election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

Other key policies in the Ukip manifesto include an extra £11 billion a year for the NHS and social care by the end of the next parliament , funded by cuts in foreign aid. Ukip has seen its poll ratings fall into the low single figures since the vote for Brexit and it took a hammering at local elections earlier this month as many voters believe its main goal has gone.

Medical Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net
Author: 0 Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

President Donald Trump's FY2018 budget is seen printed at the Government Publishing Office in Washington May 23, 2017 . The budget outlines a paid parental leave program that accesses a state's unemployment insurance scheme, but doesn't include how the federal government will allocate funds to the program or how much.

Medical Philippines President Duterte asks Putin for arms support
Author: 0 Philippines President Duterte asks Putin for arms support

Groups pledging support or allegiance to ISIS have emerged in the Philippines over the last three years and have received growing attention from ISIS media outlets. Mindanao is home to a sizable Muslim population, in contrast to the remainder of the country, which is overwhelmingly Catholic. President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law across the entire Muslim-majority region of Mindanao late May 23, but ucanews.com reported that many, including church leaders, characterized the ...

Author: 0 Welcoming Trump, Bibi Vows 'Hand Of Peace' To Arabs

But news accounts have not accused Trump of naming Israel as a source of the information. During Trump's first stop on his four-nation tour, the Saudis pledged to spend billions on infrastructure projects in the US and military equipment but the arms deal has raised red flags in Israel.

Author: 0 Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

This Tuesday, May 23, 2017, photo shows GW Pharmaceuticals' Epidiolex, a medicine made from marijuana, but without TCH, in NY. The study appears in the May 25 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. There were some adverse side effects including diarrhoea, vomiting, fatigue, fever, sleepiness and abnormal liver function. Twelve patients quit the study - nine on the drug and three in the placebo group.

Author: 0 Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?

Prime Minister May said the independent body which sets the threat level had recommended it be raised after a man named by police as Salman Abedi set off an improvised bomb on Monday night in a concert performed by USA pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester.

Author: 0 Mulvaney defends Trump budget's social safety net cuts

President Donald Trump's first major budget proposal rolled out Tuesday, and it slashes the amount spent on welfare programs, including food stamps . Despite evidence to the contrary, the administration assumes that those tax cuts would pay for themselves in full through the economic growth they would generate.

Medical Turkey Summons US Ambassador After Police Subdue Erdogan Bodyguards Beating Protesters
Author: 0 Turkey Summons US Ambassador After Police Subdue Erdogan Bodyguards Beating Protesters

The Turkish government said the purge is necessary to weed out followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen , who is blamed for orchestrating the coup, and combat terror. police had separated the two groups. "The violent response of your security detail to peaceful protesters is wholly unacceptable and, unfortunately, reflective of your government's treatment of the press, ethnic minority groups and political opponents", they said in a letter just days ago.

Author: 0 Trump 'Hopeful' US Can Help Israel, Palestinians Forge Peace

Earlier, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters aboard Air Force One that Trump did not plan to apologize to Netanyahu during their private meeting. Trump says alongside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin that people have had "enough of the bloodshed and the killing". In the run-up to Trump's visit, Netanyahu and senior government officials tried to calm things down and convey a business-as-usual impression so that the reports should not cast a pall on the visit.

Medical North Carolina's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA draft
Author: 0 North Carolina's Tony Bradley to remain in NBA draft

Speaking about his decision Tuesday, Bradley said he expects to go high in the draft. According to Bradley himself, he has reportedly been projected to get drafted between the later part of the first round, or the early part of the second round.

Medical Zika genomes show how the virus swept the Americas
Author: 0 Zika genomes show how the virus swept the Americas

They found more lines of the virus from the Dominican Republic and Guadeloupe, suggesting that while the outbreak occurred throughout the Americas, the Caribbean was the more likely source for the Florida transmission. Also, about 67 percent of patients with travel-related infections reported visiting the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico, where about 40,000 cases have been confirmed, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Haiti.

Author: 0 Trump budget proposal cuts programs used by hundreds of thousands in Utah

Rep Hal Rogers (R-KY) called much of the Trump budget "draconian, careless and counterproductive", and predicted the foreign aid cuts "will not stand", according to CNN. The new program has been championed by Trump's daughter, Ivanka. -The elderly: Trump's budget plan does not address Social Security or Medicare benefits for retirees, even though both programs are on track to become insolvent in the coming decades.

Medical Farm groups push back against Trump budget plan that guts safety net
Author: 0 Farm groups push back against Trump budget plan that guts safety net

Ironically, this is being proposed at a time when possibly half of IL farmers will have insurance claims because of flooding, replanting and abandoned acreage. House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., said, "Certain aspects of the budget have been a long time in coming, as they are simply common sense".

Author: 0 Israelis and Palestinians are 'ready to reach for peace'

Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, Israel and Palestine take on enormous significance, evidently so - he has used every platform to dish out what he feels about each country. The prime minister also defended his comparison of the Manchester bomber to Palestinian terrorists in his response to the deadly attack on Tuesday.

Medical Gov. Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, But Stays Open To Revisions
Author: 0 Gov. Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, But Stays Open To Revisions

Scott said he is sending the bill back with suggestions for another path forward and suggested that changes could be made to the bill in a special session this summer. A member of the D.C. Marijuana Coalition prepares joints on Jan, 5, 2017. In February, Scott came out strongly in opposition to a more comprehensive Senate proposal that would have also licensed and regulated the commercial cultivation and retail sale of marijuana to adults.

Medical Magic mushrooms are safest recreational drug, study says
Author: 0 Magic mushrooms are safest recreational drug, study says

The survey analyzed the drug use of almost 120,000 participants in 50 countries based on questions regarding drug use patterns, effects of drug use and the various substances people use to get high. The results of the survey don't mean that the drugs it includes are harmless. As for LSD, more than 22,000 people said they had tried the hallucinogen at some point in their lives while nearly 11,500 said they had used the drug within the last year, which sent 1 percent of users to emergency ...

Author: 0 Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

If the Republicans' American Health Care Act (AHCA) or any other bill allowing insurers to charge more for people with pre-existing conditions is passed , insurers would likely begin offering barebones policies with low, or at least lower, premiums beginning in 2019, says Dan Ehlke, assistant professor of health policy and management at SUNY-Downstate School of Public Health.

Author: 0 Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

Dozens of refugees, majority small children, drowned in the Mediterranean on Wednesday in the latest tragedy to befall migrants escaping starvation and conflict in Africa and the Middle East. Some 50,000 migrants have been rescued at sea en route to Italy this so far this year, a 46 percent increase over the same period in 2016. Most rescues take place just outside the 12-mile mark that separates Libyan territory from global waters.

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