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China Rejects US Revision of Nuclear Strategy

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America's flawed political leadership and planned expansion of nuclear weapons will lead to a major conflict with Russian Federation and China, says a former USA foreign policy adviser and diplomat. U.S. President Donald Trump said he ordered Mattis to conduct the Nuclear Posture Review within days of taking office past year. The document says enhancing deterrence capabilities with low-yield nuclear arsenals is necessary. Read More »

Florida nurse holds live Q&A on Facebook after video goes viral

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With the video gaining 5.5 million views and 109,000 shares in just a few days, it seems people are loving her frank advice. Oh, and she also has a message for everyone yelling at her about the long wait in the emergency room these days: "If you ain't dying now, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer", she says. Read More »

Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad?

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Aamir nominated his contemporaries Salman and Shah Rukh besides senior Amitabh Bachchan. Yes, that's a pad in my hand an there's nothing to be ashamed about. Akshay Kumar starrer PadMan is all ready to hit the silver screen nearby you. Padman , starring Sonam Kapoor , Akshay Kumar & Radhika Apte in lead roles, releases on 9th February. Read More »

Polar bears might be worse off than we thought, study finds

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The decline of Arctic sea ice amid global climate change is making polar bears travel farther to find prey such as ringed seals. The scientists also analysed blood and urine samples taken at the beginning and end of each bear's 8-11 day journey across the ice fields to ascertain the animal's metabolic rate. Read More »

PACE says global community, Council of Europe responsible for peace

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President Donald Trump is using the World Economic Forum in Davos , Switzerland, to remind other world leaders that he views worldwide diplomacy as a protection racket. That trip got delayed amid fury over Trump's announcement that he will move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. On January 12, Trump's administration announced that it would waive sanctions on Iran as it was required by the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal . Read More »

Americans divided over vaccinating amid a deadly flu season

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The Norwalk Health Department will hold an extra flu clinic at its offices (137 East Avenue) this Thursday, January 25, 3 - 6 p.m. In the 2014/2015 flu season, in which the H3N2 strain was also the leading strain, there were an estimated 35.6 million cases, 710,000 hospitalizations and 56,000 deaths. Read More »

AAA predicts expensive gas prices in 2018

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According to AAA Mid-Atlantic, the national average price per gallon for gas is $2.54, though Florida saw the biggest jump in a week with prices going up nine cents. "Great Lakes refinery issues continue to flare up with no warning and gas prices there may continue to be more volatile in coming weeks", he said in a statement . Read More »

Saudi Arabia Intercepts Missile Fired by Yemen's Houthi Rebels

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A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in the conflict in March 2015 after the movement drove Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi into exile. The USD 2.96 billion will be used to respond to an ever- broadening crisis in Yemen, where war, looming starvation and cholera have killed thousands and put millions of lives at risk. Read More »

Giroud Bound For Dortmund in Aubameyang Deal

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With Alexis Sanchez nearing a move to Manchester United and Theo Walcott already joining Everton, the Gunners have targeted the Gabon global to boost their attack. And Express Sport understands that Arsenal's next offer will come close to matching Dortmund's asking price in a hope of pushing the deal through. Read More »

Hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE

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Experts believed those concussions led to a buildup of protein on blood vessels in the brain , causing chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE. Lee Goldstein . Concussions are injuries that impair a person's functions, such as memory or balance. CTE is a serious, degenerative brain condition that causes cognitive, mood and behavior impairments. Read More »

General Kelly: About That Wall "Flexibility"

Another Trump associate familiar with the president's reaction to Kelly said his rage was similar to his response in the summer of 2016 when Paul Manafort, then his chief strategist, told an RNC meeting in Florida that Trump had been playing a "part" on the campaign trail but was starting to pivot toward presenting a more businesslike and presidential "persona". Read More »

Flu deaths continue to rise: Three more reported in Cuyahoga County

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A total of 1,429 people have been hospitalized for the flu, including 338 in Tulsa County, between September 1 and Tuesday, according to the state. The Ashtabula County Health Department said the person was over 65 years old. Public Health Department spokesman John Ricci said "it is hard if not impossible" to pinpoint when flu season will peak. Public health officials think the current flu season is going to be worse than last year's because the dominant flu strain, H3N2, causes more ... Read More »

Experts agree this is the worst flu season in recent years

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The state Department of Health says there have been 46 lab-confirmed flu deaths since October. "What's happening this year is that H3N2 strain mutated or changed, and that's what we're seeing". Bet your lunch on it: flu season is here and it's hitting hard. Because elderly people are so vulnerable to the flu, some nursing homes and assisted-living facilities may limit visitors and resident activities, depending on the level of illness. Read More »

50 passengers escape after FL boat catches fire, 1 in critical condition

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Port Richey Chief of Police Gerard DeCanio said that there were no life-threatening injuries , mostly reports of chest pain and smoke inhalation. "All of us, my family and the neighbors, brought them towels and water", Jandali said. A small boat took them to the burnt-out remains of the boat. The passengers were in shock as they stood around the garage trying to regroup, and had little to say except for expressions of gratitude that they were safe and someone had come to their aid, ... Read More »

Bond yields spike as China questions U.S. treasuries

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The report , which Bloomberg News published on Wednesday, suggested that China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange ( SAFE ) had recommended slowing or halting purchases of the USA government bonds , citing reasons that included investment alternatives and trade tensions with the U.S. Read More »

One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts

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The team found that 60.3 per cent of respondents had tried a cigarette, and among those, 69 per cent said that they had progressed to daily smoking. For example, among the eight surveys, each revealed different percentages for those who became daily smokers, ranging from 52 percent in the U.S.to 82 percent in the United Kingdom, meaning the two-thirds estimate was a weighted average, not a standard proportion. Read More »