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Israel plans most settlement units since 1992 - minister

Mogherini added that the decision to build more than 3,000 new settlement units in the West Bank could "further complicate the prospects for a viable two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The global community regards all Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories as illegal and a major obstacle to Middle East peace. "The EU calls on both sides to engage in a meaningful process in view of reaching a negotiated two-state solution, and reiterates its ... Read More »

Top two aides to British PM Theresa May quit


Her Conservatives struck an outline deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) for support on key legislation. She also confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a phone call on Saturday that Britain was ready to begin Brexit negotiations "as planned in the next couple of weeks", reassuring European Union leaders who had expressed doubts after May's electoral losses. Read More »

LGBT Equality March Being Held In Las Vegas Sunday Night


Many members of the LGBTQ community feel ignored by Mr Trump - who at one point in his campaign unfurled a rainbow flag and declared himself a "real friend" of the LGBTQ community. Denver will be hosting its own Equality March for Unity and Pride Sunday, joining other cities across the world in rallying to affirm and protect LGBTQ rights and safety. Read More »

FDA Approves First Generic Truvada


The FDA announced in a press release that the generic version of Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Gilead Sciences; FTC/TDF) is "bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug". The only difference between the generic and Truvada will be the cost and reportedly a variation on its famous powder-blue color. Teva is the world's biggest supplier of generic drugs. Read More »

WHO Says Tobacco Causes Major Harm to the Environment


But tobacco control is about more than preventing deadly cancers, heart diseases and respiratory diseases. Kenya's health ministry on Wednesday launched guidelines to help in the reduction on the use and treatment of tobacco in the East African country. Read More »

Dog flu outbreak reported in NC


A dog can also pick up the virus in an area where an infected dog has visited. But most dogs recover in 2-3 weeks and the fatality rate is less than 10 percent, according to Texas A&M research . "Coughing, sneezing, congestion. There can also be sort of vaguer symptoms like just loss of appetite, being lethargic not quite as active", Duffy said. Read More »

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond


The parents of 25-year-old Reality Winner fear prosecutors will use the case to send a tough message from the Trump administration. In this June 6, 2017 image made from video, Billie Winner-Davis, left, the mother of Reality Leigh Winner , and her stepfather Gary Davis , speak to media about their daughter in east Augusta , Ga. Read More »

Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch


It also indicated that South Korean President Moon-Jae-in has been briefed on the latest launch but gave no further details. According to Aljazeera , a statement from South Korea's office of joint chiefs of staff said that the missiles were launched from the North Korean coastal city of Wonsan. Read More »

Uttarakhand private doctors on token strike, demand security


The protest are happening all across the country and reportedly over 1 lakh doctors within the country are expected to take part. Nearly close to 100 doctors from the State are participating in a rally from Rajghat to Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi, as part of "Dilli Chalo" protest given by IMA, New Delhi. Read More »

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser pledges to uphold Paris climate agreement


Alliance are Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia. The biggest names in the tech industry have joined a growing coalition of businesses and civic organizations committed to honoring the Paris climate accord, despite no federal support for the agreement. Read More »

S. Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch


South Korea has no plan for changes to its agreement with the United States that will fundamentally change the ongoing deployment of the THAAD missile defense system here, a senior security advisor to South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Friday. Read More »

Naked man accused of urinating on auto, damaging deputy's cruiser


The interaction was recorded by the deputy's dashcam. Humphries then walked to the front of the deputy's patrol auto and tried to open the driver's door, which was locked. The entire door will likely need to be replaced, police said. Witnesses said that when Humphries couldn't get into the auto, he urinated on the vehicle. Read More »

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

Increased needle-sharing of the drug has since been linked to serious blood disorder cases in Tennessee in 2012 and a 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C in IN, officials said. Post-marketing data showed a significant shift in the route of abuse from nasal to injection, the FDA said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says opioid overdoses have hit record highs, killing more than 47,000 people in 2014 - more than the 32,000 who died in road accidents. Read More »

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion


Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied any effort to influence the 2016 USA election. According to sources, a total of about 10 states have had their systems probed or breached by hackers, similar to what happened in Arizona and IL. A Kremlin spokesman denied the report. That voter-tally software caused a problem during last year's August primaries , when someone from the company posted online early voting results before Broward's polls had closed, which violates state law. Read More »

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting


Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had previously criticized an amendment to the bill creating a new mandate on insurers, saying it showed "disdain" for the insurance industry. Unlike the early years of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, when the two casinos grew and prospered in eastern CT with little gambling competition in the Northeast, the tribes are fighting a holding action meant to mitigate the loss of business in a market approaching saturation. Read More »

Topeka weather for Thursday, June 8, 2017: Sunny with highs in 80s


Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm. Today: Sunny, with a high near 83. Thursday's highs will be in the mid- to upper-70s and most of the day will be sunny. Partly sunny with a high near 86. Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers after 11pm. Read More »

Gov. Scott expands Special Session to include medical marijuana


Lawmakers plan to vote on the issue by week's end. Lawmakers are back in the state Capitol for a three-day special session, called by the Governor, to increase funding for schools, tourism marketing, and jobs incentives. "We want to make sure that we have every confidence that if we get into some kind of controversy", Latvala says, "and we don't finish the rest of our business, or one body or another doesn't like the outcome of the rest of our business and decides to go home, that we have ... Read More »

New Trial Requested In 'Making A Murderer' Case


Zellner argues it was someone else who killed Teresa Halbach . Kathleen Zellner , Steven Avery's attorney, filed the paperwork Wednesday afternoon. The officials involved in the case have previously denied any misconduct. In the documents, Avery's legal team says it was someone else who killed Halbach - her jealous ex-boyfriend who had the means and the motive. Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies about Russian Federation

He sat alone at the witness table, facing the committee senators. "People can disagree, can agree, but they will at least understand that the decision was made and the recommendation was made the way you would want it to be - by people who didn't give a hoot about politics, who cared about what are the facts, what is the law", Comey told the House oversight committee. Read More »

Qatar must 'change policies': Saudi foreign minister

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , Egypt and Yemen have accused Qatar of harboring extremists and backing Riyadh's regional rival, Iran. The four governments also closed their airspaces to all Qatari flights and banned Qatar-based news giant Al Jazeera. The United Arab Emirates warned on Wednesday that anyone showing sympathy with Qatar over sanctions imposed by its Gulf neighbors could face up to 15 years in prison. Read More »

Trump takes sides in Arab rift, suggests support for isolation of Qatar


The official said that he would present his concerns to a team from an global humanitarian organization and would also appeal to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, to intervene. The country has been forced to hold talks with Turkey and Iran to try and secure food and water supplies. "Thani also allegedly noted the importance of Iran as a regional power - an apparent dig at attempts by Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and President Trump to isolate Iran ... Read More »

BJP observes hartal in Thiruvananthapuram


The hartal follows a series of incidents which had yet again intensified the tensions between the ruling Left parties and the BJP in the state. Fortunately no one was in the office when the incident took place. A few chairs kept in the portico and a few windowpanes were damaged. The CPI (M) was also observing a State-wide protest day against the attack on their General Secretary. Read More »