Friday, 17 August 2018
Latest news
Home » World Media

World Media

Sick prisoners in Nome tied to E.coli concerns in Arizona lettuce

perth_map

The CDC is warning everyone not to buy or eat romaine lettuce unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma Arizona region. Hospitalizations have also increased, now up to 31 people. coli-contaminated lettuce spread. A lot of that has to do with lackluster food safety practices, but there's another, less obvious reason outbreaks are commonly identified in correctional facilities: It's much easier to spot a trend when everyone's eating the same thing. Read More »

Dallas Officer Dead, Two Others Critical In Arrest Of Shoplifting Suspect

perth_map

The officers arrived and were then shot, Hall said. Police were evacuating the store and employees were sent home for the day. A third person was either an off-duty DPD officer or a Home Depot loss prevention officer. Governor Gregg Abbot tweeted: 'Our thoughts and prayers are with @DallasPD and the two officers shot and critically wounded. The Dallas Police confirmed earlier in the evening that the two officer were in critical condition. Read More »

Martha Jefferson Hospital Receives A Grade for Safety

perth_map

It's an award the Ochsner Medical Center has earned six consecutive times before from the Leapfrog Group , a Washington D.C. -based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. According to Leapfrog, Duke University Hospital had more hospital-acquired infections, surgical complications, bed sores and patient falls than the average hospital across the country. Read More »

Was the Syrian Chemical attack a Hoax?

perth_map

Based on the analysis of the sample results as well as other information and materials collected by the team, the fact-finding mission will compile their report for submission to the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention for their consideration. Read More »

Photographer Wins Monkey Selfie Copyright Case, Court Slams PETA

perth_map

That outcome was no surprise. " Naruto was a seven-year-old crested macaque that lived-and may still live-in a reserve on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia", the court explained in its ruling. According to Jeff Kera, PETA's general counsel , the court reaffirmed that animals have the constitutional right to bring a case, but the " opinion still missed the point". Read More »

Armenia PM resigns after protests

perth_map

It seemed that Serzh Sargsyan had chosen the securest option for retaining power-forgoing either the Russian alternative, whereby a "placeholder" is appointed and he runs for the presidency again in five years, or by simply removing the ban on a third term, like in Azerbaijan. Read More »

G-7 Ministers Must Make Case to Keep Iran Deal, Johnson Says

perth_map

On Syria, acting U.S. Secretary of State John Sullivan said that "Russia must be a constructive partner in Syria or will be held accountable". He said the group would look into Russian assassination attempts on foreign soil, cyberwarfare activities and disinformation campaigns, particularly after the recent nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in Salisbury, England. Read More »

Former US President George Bush hospitalised

perth_map

Bush and Barack Obama. In January 2017, George H.W. Bush and his wife were hospitalized at the same time. "We will issue additional updates as events warrant", spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement. Doctors say it's been touch and go and at times were anxious President Bush would not survive after his blood pressure became dangerously low. In 2015, he fell at home in ME and broke a bone in his neck. Read More »

Putin's turf war with Telegram escalates as Russian Federation blocks IPs

perth_map

Google services affected in the region include Search, Gmail, and push notifications for Android. Russia's ban on Telegram has a knock-on effect on Google services. So far Telegram's cloud partners have held strong and have not taken the same route, although getting its own services blocked could see Google's resolve tested at a new level. Read More »

North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

perth_map

South Korea's propaganda broadcasts, which include a mix of news, Korean pop songs, and criticism of the North Korean regime, were stopped at midnight, the defence ministry in Seoul said . Meanwhile, the US should consider changing the disposition of its military forces in the region to assuage lingering North Korean fears. Ahead of the summit, North Korea announced it would halt nuclear and missile tests and said it was scrapping its nuclear test site to instead pursue economic growth ... Read More »

Iran's Moves in Syria Raise Risk of Conflict With Israel

perth_map

Mr Bennett then sent a stark warning to "not try us", hinting Israel would send a swift military response to actions against it. "From a military point of view he can't threaten the existence of the State of Israel, he can't even harm the air force". Read More »

Putin ready to meet Trump: Russia

perth_map

Russia is readying to deploy its S-300 anti-aircraft missile defense system to Syria to prop up the embattled regime of President Bashar Al-Assad, senior Russian officials told the Kommersant newspaper on Monday, while warning that an Israeli attack on the advanced system would result in "catastrophic consequences". Read More »

IPL: Mumbai Indians set 168-run target for Rajasthan Royals

perth_map

The toss is scheduled to take place 30 minutes before the actual state of the match, i.e., 7:30 pm IST. The Royals, who defeated Rohit Sharma's team by three wickets in Jaipur , chased 167 with the help of some great performances. Sanju Samson, Stokes and Rahul Tripathi have been inconsistent. Samson regretted not being able to finish off the match himself as Jasprit Bumrah dismissed him and Jos Buttler in successive balls in the 17th over. Read More »

Naked Gunman Kills 4 In Waffle House Shooting, Remains At Large

perth_map

In addition to the four people killed , four were wounded. Police have cleared schools within the search area. On July 26, Reinking entered into a deferred-prosecution agreement with the USA attorney's office. Joe R. Perez, 20, of Nashville, was a restaurant patron who was fatally wounded as he stood outside, police said. Two others - Shanita Waggoner, 21, of Nashville, and Sharita Henderson, 24, of Antioch - remain in critical condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, police ... Read More »

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump slams Dems for objecting to Pompeo

perth_map

ET vote, the nomination will not have enough support to be reported favorably to the full Senate. "Pompeo would not be our choice to be America's top diplomat, but unlike other patently unqualified Trump Cabinet picks, he is a solid-enough selection who deserves Senate consent", the board wrote. Read More »

Will Prince George & Princess Charlotte Visit New Baby in Hospital?

perth_map

The palace announced her pregnancy in September. Favourites at the bookmakers include Arthur, Albert, Frederick, James and Philip, the BBC reported. A change in the law after William and Kate were married in April 2011 gave female heirs the same rights of accession to the throne in the United Kingdom as men. Read More »

Grassley Pledges Vote On Mueller Bill: McConnell Doesn't 'Govern' Committee

perth_map

McConnell told Cavuto that he would be shocked if Trump fired the special counsel, who is investigating contacts between Russian officials and Trump's campaign. The legislation is seen as a potential buffer against concerns that Trump will try to fire Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who oversees Mueller's probe. Read More »

Rudy Giuliani to Join President Trump's Legal Team for the Mueller Probe

perth_map

He was also a federal prosecutor in Manhattan in the 1980s. The bombastic Republican spoke with Trump Thursday about his legal strategy in a conversation that included lawyer Jay Sekulow . He said that other members of his team were "poking fun" at him for not deciding to investigate Giuliani before Thursday. Avlon noted that Giuliani, given his lengthy experience in the Justice Department, is "uniquely positioned as somebody who has the confidence of the president and [special ... Read More »

Where Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Honeymoon?

perth_map

Besides her closeness to Doria, it seems Meghan's family relationship is complicated, with her half brother Thomas Markle Jr claiming Meghan had torn apart her family . "I think the royal family has changed". She took to Twitter to write: "Out of respect and humanitarianism, the Markles should be invited if 2,000 complete strangers are". Read More »