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Scot McCloughan: Jay Gruden stands out as talent evaluator

McCloughan applauded the Redskins' recent selections in the National Football League draft, acknowledging the valuable input of Coach Jay Gruden and the team's scouting department in identifying draft-day targets. "And the thing about it is: It wasn't about me, it was about everybody working together". "I hate leaving here because I have so many close friends". [Full Article...]

Haagen-Dazs Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream

Haagen-Dazs Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream When you pick up your free Häagen-Dazs ice cream Tuesday for free cone day , you'll be doing it for a good cause. As the Free Cone Day website explains, ice cream wouldn't be almost as good without bees: "Not only do bees help pollinate over one-third of the world's crops, they also help in the creation of one third of our most beloved flavors like strawberry , rocky road , mango , and even ou... [Full Article...]

Nearly a third of FDA-approved drugs had problems, study finds

Nearly a third of FDA-approved drugs had problems, study finds Researchers analyzed 222 newly-approved drugs since 2001, and found 72 of them (32 percent) required new warnings to be printed on their label. "However, these safety risks emerge, on average, four years after approval. Moore, a senior scientist for drug safety and policy at the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, said the new results raise concerns about whether new drugs are being extensive... [Full Article...]

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence In January, US authorities named Kotey as a member of the cell and said it had imposed sanctions on him. Speaking in English before the verdict, he told the court: "I am not ISIS". The 33-year-old, who left his home in the British capital to join the terror group in 2013, has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years. A former London Underground worker, Davis is a convert to Islam who has a strin... [Full Article...]

Candidate in Georgia special election engaged

Candidate in Georgia special election engaged A bearded man with braided ponytails follows and adds: "We already have Nancy Pelosi as our congresswoman, now you're going to give us Jon Ossoff, as our congressman". "But I think I can reasonably say that's more of a personal question". The unconventional ad features several people standing in front of famous San Francisco landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, and Chinatown... [Full Article...]

Election office expects turnout to exceed 80 pct

Election office expects turnout to exceed 80 pct The move comes after a dismal turnout by voters younger than 35 in the 2013 provincial election, with just 42 per cent showing up to vote. Tuesday's election is a by-election to fill the void in the presidential office, with a tight schedule of 60 days. [Full Article...]

US, ASEAN agree on need for full implementation of NK sanctions

Murphy stressed ties with Pyongyang are a sovereign matter for ASEAN states, but confirmed that Tillerson had urged them to review their positions. "We had a very good meeting: short, sharp and to the point", Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan told reporters. [Full Article...]

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions But al-Muallem did not appear to be ruling out the presence of Russian observers, some of whom are already in Syria . Dubbed a 'cessation of hostilities, ' the deal was meant to end clashes between government troops and opposition factions and focus the fight on extremist groups like Islamic State and al-Qaida. [Full Article...]

Mind Your Own Mind on Mental Health Awareness Month

James Harris, a spokesperson for the Mental Health Foundation, said: "Compared to the national average, these figures indicate that van drivers are experiencing an increased rate of poor mental health". See the person and not the illness. One of our flagship programmes Healthy Me is aimed at children and explores emotional/mental health, healthy lifestyle choices and pathways to effective suppor... [Full Article...]

Giro: sull'Etna trionfa sloveno Polanc

Giro: sull'Etna trionfa sloveno Polanc Il lussemburghese della Etixx-Quick Step è il nuovo leader di questa centesima edizione del Giro d'Italia con 6 secondi di vantaggio su Geroint Thomas (Team Sky), arrivato terzo al traguardo , e su un gruppo di inseguitori che comprende anche Nibali e Pozzovivo . [Full Article...]

Kidnapped Kerala priest pleads for help in new video

Kidnapped Kerala priest pleads for help in new video Asking his family and friends to pressure the authorities, he said, "Please, please, do what you what you can to get me released". Father Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted in March 2016 when four gunmen posing as relatives of one of the residents at the home burst inside, killing four Indian nuns, two Yemeni female staff members, eight elderly residents and a guard. [Full Article...]

Grecia: turista beve dei cocktail, resta cieca e con i reni compromessi

Grecia: turista beve dei cocktail, resta cieca e con i reni compromessi Per Hannah quella era la vacanza dei sogni. Hannah era partita lo scorso agosto con un gruppo di amici, e la vacanza procedeva meravigliosamente. Fino a quella drammatica sera quando, in un locale di Laganas , ha bevuto otto bicchieri di vodka . [Full Article...]

Un giovanissimo inventa un'Eva che può salvare molte

Un giovanissimo inventa un'Eva che può salvare molte Si tratta di un reggiseno hi-tech, soprannominato Eva , pensato per diagnosticare i primi sintomi del cancro al seno. Una storia triste che salverà molte vita. La domanda più spontanea che un simile progetto può suscitare è se un reggiseno sia davvero capace di individuare i primi segni di un tumore al seno: per il momento, il progetto si trova nelle prime fasi del suo sviluppo e ancora non esist... [Full Article...]

Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

Three weeks after hundreds of Palestinian prisoners started a hunger strike, the leader of the strike Marwan Barghouti is filmed eating in his cell. The actions aim to draw attention to the #DignityStrike hunger strike begun by more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners on 17 April, Palestinian Prisoners' Day. [Full Article...]

US still in climate talks with no decision on Paris pullout

Diplomats will discuss how to report the actions their countries are taking to combat global warming and fund the United Nations climate agency. "We urge government leaders to ensure that climate change is explicitly acknowledged at the G20 Leaders Summit on 7- 8th July". [Full Article...]

Women's Tennis Returns to NCAA Tournament, Earns First Round Bye

Women's Tennis Returns to NCAA Tournament, Earns First Round Bye The victor of the Marshall Regional will play the champion of the Tyler, Texas regional on May 19-20 in a Super Regional. In its opener, the Falcons (44-6) will take on No. Kean is making their 11 NCAA tournament appearance. The Bears won the school's lone Regional Championship in 2007, and advanced to the College World Series before falling in the national championship game. [Full Article...]

Trump tabs Minnesota Justice Stras for federal appeals court

Stras formerly clerked for conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and is known to share the view of a limited role for the judiciary. Democrats accused Mr. Trump of pandering to conservatives on his first slate of lower-court nominees instead of seeking input from progressives about potential candidates. [Full Article...]

McConnell: GOP Healthcare Bill Will Be Simple Majority Vote in Senate

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME is expressing concerns about the bill passed by the House to replace the nation's health care law and says she expects the Senate to start over "from scratch". Idaho's Mike Simpson wielded the gavel Thursday as Republicans in the House of Representatives took the first real step to dismantle the Affordable Care Act . [Full Article...]

Bacteria appears to be behind mysterious outbreak in Liberia

Bacteria appears to be behind mysterious outbreak in Liberia Test results from samples of four Liberians who are part of an unexplained illness cluster suggests meningitis as a possible cause, apparently shifting suspicious away from point-source contamination of food, drink, or water. Meningitis is an acute inflammation of the protective membrane covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meningitis. Most of the cases were linked to an... [Full Article...]

Life expectancy differs by 20 years between some US counties

Life expectancy differs by 20 years between some US counties If you want to live the longest, move to central Colorado, where life expectancy is approximately 87 years. Murray and his colleagues analyzed county-level data and then applied a mathematical model to estimate the average length of lives. Wolfe and Nicholas counties in Kentucky barely averted a decline, showing an improvement in life expectancy of one-tenth of a year, the study said. [Full Article...]


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