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65.6m people forced from their homes

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes previous year as a result of persecution , violence and human rights violations. "The worldwide neglect that you see here is matched nowhere else in the world", Grandi told The Associated Press on Sunday while visiting South Sudan's largest internally displaced camp in the town... [Full Article...]

Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze

Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze But we will all feel the loss of Nabra Hassanen , and a loss of sense of safety here, in weeks and years to come. He stood before Hassanen's closed coffin, covered by a black shroud decorated with quotes from the Quran. But after a string of attacks on Muslims around the world, most recently in London and in Portland, Oregon, some are deeply skeptical. The ADAMS Center has set up a fundrai... [Full Article...]

Call for more blood donors

Call for more blood donors Last year, around 10,000 gave blood, but 40,000 more are needed to help save the lives of patients with sickle cell disease. He is one of the 3554 donors from Lismore Blood Donor Centre who support the 1 in 3 Australians who will need donated blood in their lifetime. [Full Article...]

Le multe, la patria potestà, le verifiche Così viene ammorbidito il decreto

Questa è la direzione di marcia concordata tra governo e Pd: in Commissione Sanità al Senato saranno presentati gli emendamenti ad hoc. L'idea rimane quella di cominciare con 12 vaccinazioni obbligatorie. "La FIMP vuole anche sottolineare le problematiche legate alla ricaduta organizzativa derivante dall'applicazione del Decreto che comporta la necessità di riorganizzare la rete dei serv... [Full Article...]

La ditta Sanofi costretta a ritirare dal mercati alcuni lotti di Lisomucil

La ditta Sanofi costretta a ritirare dal mercati alcuni lotti di Lisomucil Il Lisomucil è utilizzato nella terapia sintomatica delle affezioni dell'apparato respiratorio accompagnate da tosse e catarro. A rendere pubblica la notizia ci ha pensato Federfarma Roma , la segnalazione è giunta tramite nota da parte dell'azienda Sinofi il 19 giugno 2017. [Full Article...]

Sex improves cognitive function for older adults

Sex improves cognitive function for older adults Coventry and Oxford universities invited 73 people aged between 50 and 83 to take part in tests measuring brain function while answering questions about how often they had sex. Thirty-seven said weekly, 26 said monthly and ten said never. The study expanded on previous research from February 2016, which found that older adults who were sexually active scored higher on cognitive tests than those ... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts Scott Walker a bill requiring private schools in the state's voucher programs to conduct background checks before hiring staff. But Democratic opponents say it will have the opposite effect and chill free speech. With two violations, a student would be suspended for a semester. A third offense would mean expulsion. Legislation based on the model has been enacted in Colorado, with others being cons... [Full Article...]

The Longest Day - Alzheimer's Association

The Longest Day - Alzheimer's Association To help spread awareness, employees over at Convergy's participated in an Alzheimer's Association, "The Longest Day" initiative. Whether it's choosing a favorite activity, hosting an event or joining a team, participants will ignite a global conversation about the disease, the brain and other dementias as part of Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. [Full Article...]

Terremoto: 1,2 miliardi dalla Ue per la ricostruzione

Sempre per i terremoti dell'Italia centrale, Bruxelles aveva già stanziato una prima tranche di aiuti per un valore di 30 milioni di euro, che è già stata erogata nel dicembre 2016. Il commissario europeo ha aggiunto che lo stanziamento servirà anche per la ricostruzione della Basilica di San Benedetto a Norcia. "È importante che l'Europa sia al nostro fianco nel percorso di ricostruzione , r... [Full Article...]

USTR Talks Trade with Senate Finance Committee

USTR Talks Trade with Senate Finance Committee Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has acknowledged that there's a logic to wrapping up the talks by late 2017 or early next year before Mexican presidential elections in mid-2018 followed by American midterm election that November. MacAulay sounded cautiously upbeat about the talks following his first meeting with his US and Mexican counterparts. The deadline for comments to the USTR closed last we... [Full Article...]

Google Launches New AI-Powered Job Search Feature on Google Search

Google Launches New AI-Powered Job Search Feature on Google Search This represents the next step in the Google for Jobs initiative that uses machine learning to provide people with smarter job recommendations and search facilities . The company also has ambitions to aggregate results from other, pre-existing employment sites so that users don't need to visit multiple pages to ensure that they're seeing all the opportunities available in their fields. [Full Article...]

Corato, violenta per anni la figlia minorenne della sua compagna: arrestato 44enne

Corato, violenta per anni la figlia minorenne della sua compagna: arrestato 44enne Una volta divenuta adolescente le ha imposto rapporti sessuali completi , fino a quando la vittima non ha raccontato tutto alla madre. Dopo aver ascoltato la figlia , la donna ha denunciato il convivente , allontanandolo immediatamente dalla propria abitazione. [Full Article...]

Russian jet 'flies 5ft from' USA spy plane over Baltic Sea

Russian jet 'flies 5ft from' USA spy plane over Baltic Sea Russia's Defense Ministry , however, denied its forces were at fault and instead blamed the USA spy plane for "making a provocative turn towards the Su-27" while being escorted away from Russia's borders. So who at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation wants to take responsibility for this one? The encounter, in worldwide airspace over the Baltic Sea, came amid heightened tensions between the U... [Full Article...]

Luanda tops world's most expensive cities

Luanda tops world's most expensive cities This year, Tokyo completes the top three, moving up from fifth last year because of the yen's appreciation and "the dynamism of the housing market". Petersburg soar up the rankings to 14th and 36th place, respectively. "Currency fluctuations, including the weakening of both the British pound and the euro against the USA dollar, have had a major impact on this year's rankings", said Kate Fitzpa... [Full Article...]

Scotland could get own vote on Brexit law, says Theresa May

Scotland could get own vote on Brexit law, says Theresa May Scotland's Brexit minister, Mike Russell, warned May that his government would ask the Scottish parliament to vote against that so-called legislative consent motion unless it was happy with its main measures. A Downing Street spokesperson confirmed they are "looking at" the matter. The Scotland Act 1998, which introduced devolution, says the United Kingdom parliament can not "normally" legislat... [Full Article...]

Brexit negoziati al via tra molte incertezze

Prima bisognerà definire i diritti dei cittadini Ue che si trovano nel Regno Unito (e viceversa), stabilire regole certe per le nuove frontiere europee, in particolare quella irlandese, e soprattutto quantificare il conto da pagare (tra 60 e 100 miliardi di euro). [Full Article...]

South Sudan's starvation is over, but situation remains dire

South Sudan's starvation is over, but situation remains dire The World Food Program said Wednesday that while conditions had eased in two counties declared to be in a state of starvation since February, the situation continued to remain dire across the country as 6 million people struggle to find enough to eat each day. [Full Article...]

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid

San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid The legislation drew some protests from small business advocates who said it could hurt small corner stores that rely on tobacco and alcohol sales to turn a profit. The proposed new law does not criminalize the possession or use of flavored tobacco, only its sale by retailers within the city. "Those tobacco products aren't 100 percent of our revenue, but they are an anchor product", Miriam Zouzo... [Full Article...]

Teramo: sindaco vieta vendita bottiglie vetro e lattine

Teramo: sindaco vieta vendita bottiglie vetro e lattine Il divieto di scatterà dalle 21 alle 8 del mattino successivo in forza dell'ordinanza firmata dal sindaco Rocchino Muliere . Se un pericolo per la sicurezza c'è, è il vetro . Dopo l'episodio di panico avvenuto lo scorso 3 giugno in piazza San Carlo a Torino , quando oltre 1500 persone si sono ferite anche a causa delle bottiglie in vetro presenti sulla piazza, ogni evento pubblico che co... [Full Article...]

In Pics: Lucknow gears up for 2017 International Yoga Day

In Pics: Lucknow gears up for 2017 International Yoga Day This is not even an economic movement. Mr Gangadhar said, "Yoga is going mainstream, and is now recommended by doctors in the NHS, and practiced in schools as well as yoga centres". Meanwhile, the city is covered with hoardings of PM with his appeal asking people to take part in the International Yoga day . Panel members reflected on yoga's deep roots in Indian culture and its current speading ... [Full Article...]


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