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J&K special status: SC to look into plea challenging Article 35A

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The provision under challenge not only deprives the native woman of Jammu & Kashmir of her right to acquire or possess any property and other privileges in the hill State but it extends even to her children from such a marriage. The National Conference working president told reporters here that abrogation of Article 35A would not only adversely impact the Kashmir Valley but Jammu and Ladakh regions as well. Read More »

Far-right violence rocks Virginia

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A woman kneels at a makeshift memorial for auto ramming victim Heather Heyer in Charlottesville , Virginia . In a separate interview with The Blade, Bloom said Fields had dropped off his cat off at her Monclova Township apartment so he could go to an "alt-right" rally in Virginia. Read More »

Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants

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Manager Dusty Baker spoke this week about the importance of new players fitting well into the Washington Nationals' clubhouse in the middle of the season. Despite the horrific accident, Harper did manage to walk around the club house following the game. The All-Star has been sidelined since leaving his July 23 start at Arizona after two innings. Read More »

Fox and Hammond Promise Clean Brexit Outside Customs Union, Single Market

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Mr Davis' Brexit department said it was preparing to publish several papers, including plans for a new customs arrangement and a proposal on how to resolve the difficulties of a non-physical border between Ireland and Northern Ireland . The Sunday Telegraph reports one proposal will involve offering Irish citizens free movement in and out of the UK. The British government has said it will give more details about its policies on Brexit next week. Read More »

More than 100 affected by Norovirus outbreak

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Toledo-Lucas County Health Department officials said that cases of the virus linked to food eaten at the restaurant has climbed to almost 400 while 27 people fell ill by coming in contact with those who who ate there (secondary infections). Read More »

Usain Bolt passes Barton to the next generation

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Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin will meet in a final duel on the track after helping their teams qualify for the final of the 4x100-meter relay at the world championships. American veteran Dawn Harper Nelson was second, .04 seconds behind, and Pamela Dutiewicz of Germany took bronze in 12.72. Kevin Mayer of France extended his lead in the decathlon after the pole vault, clearing 5.10 meters in the eighth of 10 events at the world championships. Read More »

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Yogi Adityanath orders thorough probe, strict action

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Denying that the children had died due to lack of oxygen, he confirmed that there was shortage of liquid oxygen at the medical college and that due to non-payment of Rs 70 lakhs, the vendor supplying oxygen has stopped supply. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi expressed deep grief over these deaths. An action will be taken after a due report is taken out. Read More »

17 ships blocked on St. Mary's River by grounded cargo ship

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Marie, Ont., around 11:40 p.m.to its destination in MI, where it ran aground outside the channel on the north side of Sugar Island. The vessel was not carrying any cargo. The 629-foot Calumet departed Essar Steel in Sault Ste. Contracted divers conducted an initial assessment of the vessel's stern Thursday and determined that it is structurally sound. Read More »

Trump rejects diplomacy as North Korea reveals Guam missile strike plan

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And China can help us in convincing North Korea they don't need nuclear weapons in order to do that. "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen ". "The Congressmembers indicate their strong support for Tillerson's recent statements calling for direct talks with North Korea and offering assurances that our country is not their enemy and does not seek war or regime change", the letter said . Read More »

753 swine flu cases in Delhi

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In addition to the swine flu outbreak, Myanmar also confirmed last month a H5N1 virus outbreak, commonly known as bird flu, in Yangon and in the southernmost region of Tanintharyi. Similarly, two persons died of swine flu during treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack on Friday. "The government has also decided to make tamiflu medicine available without prescription in the general medical stores by putting it in a common medicine list", Parmar told reporters after the meeting. Read More »

Man Utd: Expect a title challenge from Mourinho's men

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I'm not in a position to say I'm not happy. If they don't win it, serious questions should be asked of Guardiola . City's Arab billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour has invested more than 200 million pounds in new players during the close-season adding to their already impressive attacking options and upgrading their identified "weak spots" at full-back and goalkeeper. Read More »

First State sees first signs of West Nile this year

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West Nile virus, which was first detected in birds and mosquito samples in Suffolk County in 1999 and annually since, is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The most serious cases of WestNile virus infection can lead to encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, which can be fatal. Cumberland County's Vector Control Office will conduct an ultra-low volume mosquito control spraying on Monday in parts of Carlisle Borough, county officials announced in a news release ... Read More »

Tata Steel Signs RAA to Detach Pension

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The BSPS had been the major hurdle to any future plans for Tata Steel in the United Kingdom and the latest move has been welcomed by workers' unions who had voted in favour of a deal earlier this year. "For over a year our members have feared for their security in retirement, and this announcement helps to bring that uncertainty to an end". Tata Steel recently completed the sale of its 42 and 84-inch pipe mills in Hartlepool to Liberty House Group. Read More »

Mom who accidentally suffocated newborn in hospital bed sues for $8.6 million

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A nurse walked into Monica Thompson's room, gave her the baby and left her unattended around 3 a.m., while she was medicated with Ambien and Vicodin, the lawsuit says. " Jacob was a true miracle baby ", Monica Thompson tells PEOPLE in a written statement. She also declined to comment on the hospital's policy regarding newborns sharing beds with their mothers, per The Oregonian's report. Read More »

Fidget spinner warning over choking and fire safety concerns in US

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Read the full statement from CPSC Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle on fidget spinner safety. As a result, the agency simply recommends keeping the products away from children under three years of age. They said fidget spinner users or potential buyers should take some precautions when using the popular device. It added that they should only be charged using the cable they came with, or a cable with the "correct connections for charging". Read More »

How to watch the solar eclipse safely

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The third way to observe the eclipse is with glasses created to block the harmful rays of the sun from one's eyes. Sunglasses, even dark ones, are NOT SAFE to use to look at the sun during the eclipse. Normal sunglasses will not protect your eyes, Frantz said. Patricia Spencer, Lewis and Clark Library Public Information Officer, believes that people's feelings about the eclipse will change during the actual experience. Read More »

Alcoholism among women rises in new study

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The study found the number of American adults with an alcohol dependence increased nearly 50 percent during the period studied. And among older adults, abuse and dependence more than doubled. And it's worrying, because older adults at are a high risk of death, injury or disease connected to alcohol use - from falls, for instance, or from adverse interactions between drugs and drinking. Read More »

CBO to release analysis of ending key ObamaCare insurer payments

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In what could be a factor the 2018 House and Senate elections, 6 in 10 respondents would blame Trump and congressional Republicans for any upcoming health care problems, the AP reported. Favorable views have increased 9 percentage points since the 2016 presidential election, with the trend occurring among Democrats, independents, and Republicans. Read More »

FDA: 5 deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments

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In the procedures, patients are mildly sedated as a deflated balloon made of silicone is inserted through the throat and into the stomach, after which it's filled with saline to take up space in the stomach. Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN ) says its ORBERA device has proven to be safe over the years in clinical trials and since its approval by the FDA in August 2015. Read More »

The Trump administration is publicly contradicting itself on North Korea

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His team assumed that he would be asked about North Korea during a scheduled media appearance tied to a meeting the president was planning to hold at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, about the opioid epidemic. Despite North Korea's threat to attack the US territory of Guam, it appears extremely unlikely that its leadership would risk its own destruction with a pre-emptive attack on the American territory. Read More »

CRISPR Opens Up New Possibilities for Transplants Using Pig Organs

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Scientists have since turned their interest to pigs , which have organs similar in size to humans'. Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR, Yang and her team were able to disable 25 copies of these viruses in pig embryos. Then CRISPR came along. George Church , a Harvard Medical School geneticist who co-founded eGenesis and is a co-author of the paper, said piglets would need to be roughly four months old for their organs to be used for transplants. Read More »