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Red Meat Allergies Caused By Tick Bites Are On The Rise

Tick bites can cause all sorts of nasty afflictions. And if you're bitten by a Lone Star tick, here's one more to add to the list: a red meat allergy.<p>Laura Stirling, 51, a Realtor who lives in Severna Park, Md., was diagnosed with the allergy last year. She got a tick bite while walking on a trail …

Disease

Expert: Sarah Sanders broke ethics rules with tweet about restaurant ejection

A tweet by the White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, about her ejection from a Virginia restaurant on Friday broke federal ethics rules, a leading expert said.<p>On Saturday, Sanders posted: “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington [Virginia] to leave because I work for POTUS …

Donald Trump

UK would 'recognise Palestine as state' under Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn says

The UK would swiftly “recognise Palestine as a state” under a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn has said.<p>The party’s leader said he would take steps …

Israel

Israeli Police Can Now Use Snipers Against Teenagers Throwing Stones

Israeli police can now use snipers to open fire on stone-throwing Palestinian and Bedouin youth in some parts of the country. While government …

Israel

Councils around the world boycott Israel

Asa Winstanley 22 June 2018Local governments in Ireland, Spain, Chile and Italy have all endorsed BDS.

Israel

Why Stephen Miller Is The Most Hated Jew In America — By Fellow Jews

Until now, Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner were the main targets of ire for the overwhelmingly liberal American-Jewish community, …

Israel

NASA's chilling 30-year-old warning

We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told the US Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived.<p>The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening salvo of the age …

Climate Change

U.S. withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council over perceived bias against Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday in protest of what it perceives as an entrenched bias against Israel and a willingness to allow notorious human rights abusers as members.<p>U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who has sought major changes on the …

Human Rights

Russia World Cup outrage after abused bear forced to play vuvuzela in street for football fans

Footage has emerged showing a bear using a vuvuzela while being driven through the streets of Moscow.<p>Videos circulating online show the bear blowing …

Judge sends Paul Manafort to jail, pending trial

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will await his trial for foreign lobbying charges from jail.<p>Two weeks after special counsel Robert Mueller's prosecutors dropped new accusations of witness tampering on him, US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Friday revoked …

Paul Manafort

Are these the worst cities to live in? Study looks at quality of life across the U.S.

Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others.<p>Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable factors that can impact …

Demographics

What Was Causing a Healthy Older Man to Be Nauseated by Food?

“Dad, you have to come home, right away,” the woman said calmly but insistently on the phone to her 73-year-old father. He and her mother had just embarked on a two-week European vacation with close friends, but he told his daughter that he had never felt this sick. It frightened her that this man, …

Columbia University

Paris mayor is warned he will be 'blown up' after naming a street in honour of Palestinians

• <b>Dominique Lesparre has also been hounded by assailants wearing black masks</b>• <b><br>He was targeted after naming a street to mark Palestinians forced from …

Iran says it can't remain in nuclear deal without benefits

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will not be able to remain in the 2015 nuclear accord unless it benefits from the agreement's provisions.<p>In a phone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, Rouhani said the Europeans must find a way to compensate Iran if they want to …

Debunking Myths About the Palestinian Protests

The justifications given for the deaths of Palestinian protesters just don't add up.<p>Over the past ten weeks, tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have participated in the "March of Return", mass nonviolent demonstrations to protest Israel's illegal siege. Throughout, Israel has responded with …

Israel

The Trump challenge to India Iran ties

The Narendra Modi government has shown signs that it doesn’t mean to let Trump’s stance on Iran derail the oil trade with it

After What Trump Did to Iran and Canada, Why Should N Korea Trust Talks With Him?

On the face of it, Trump’s erratic behavior with allies and his violation of the 2015 accord on Iran’s civilian nuclear enrichment program ought to …

200,000 trillion calculations per second: U.S. launches the world’s most powerful supercomputer

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — Oak Ridge National Laboratory and IBM have successfully built and launched the Summit supercomputer, the world's most powerful and smartest supercomputer.<p>The powerful computer is the next step toward a national goal of developing the world's first fully capable exascale machine …

Supercomputers

Four more Palestinians, including a teenager, killed in Gaza protests. 'You cowards!' protester shouts at Israeli forces

Four Palestinians protesters were killed and about 100 wounded on Friday, in the 11th consecutive week of clashes along the border between the Gaza Strip and southern Israel.<p>According to the Gazan ministry of health, more than 600 Palestinians were injured overall, most suffering the effects of …

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list. By using a simple 3D bio-printer, Professor of Tissue Engineering Che Connon and his team of scientists were able to combine healthy corneal stem …

Newcastle University

Glasses wearers really are more intelligent - it's in the genes

It may seem merely a cliche born of centuries of educated people straining their eyes in dimly-lit libraries, but new genetic research suggests those who wear glasses really are more intelligent.<p>Researchers at the University of Edinburgh analysed the genetic data of more than 44,480 people.<p>They …

Vitamins and antioxidants: some supplements linked to increased risk of death

Not only are vitamin and mineral supplements a waste of money, they can in some instances actually harm the body, an international study has concluded.<p>Researchers at the University of Toronto conducted a meta-analysis of all published randomised controlled trials that looked at the effects of …

Holistic Medicine

Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid scandals

<b>(CNN) —</b> Embattled Missouri Governor Eric Greitens announced on Tuesday he will resign over the scandals that have dominated his tenure.<p>The Republican governor has been embroiled in controversy after facing accusations of sexual misconduct and misusing a charity donor list. In recent months, …

Eric Greitens

Donald Trump Is No Longer Hiding His Impeachment Strategy

The president’s war against the special counsel enters its final stage.<p>Special counsel <b>Robert Mueller,</b> for all his secret knowledge of the Russia investigation, is at a critical disadvantage to <b>Donald Trump.</b> While Mueller quietly builds what appears to be a legal case against members of the …

After Racist Tweet, Roseanne Barr’s Show Is Canceled by ABC

Two months ago, Roseanne Barr was a star again.<p>Her sitcom “Roseanne” returned in March after a two-decade absence to enormous ratings on ABC. Network executives were celebrating their strategy of appealing to wider swaths of the country after Donald J. Trump’s surprising election win and the …

Roseanne Barr

Nikki Haley walks out of U.N. Security Council meeting as Palestinian envoy begins to speak

Israeli forces killed 62 Palestinians, and Nikki Haley won't even sit through a U.N. meeting.<p>U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley walked …

The Crypto Crime Wave Is Here

From stickups and drug deals to white-collar scams, cryptocurrency-related crime is soaring—and law enforcement is scrambling to keep up<p>On a Saturday afternoon in November, Louis Meza made plans to meet a friend and fellow cryptocurrency enthusiast for drinks at Ruby Tuesday in New York City’s …

Cryptocurrency

The Senate has forced a vote to restore net neutrality

Senators expect a vote next week on a new resolution to restore the 2015 Open Internet Order<p>Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) and 32 other Democrats have submitted a new discharge petition under the Congressional Review Act, setting the stage for a full congressional vote to restore net neutrality. Because of …

Trump Is Already Freaking Out About the New Cohen Allegations

After being nudged to the periphery of the news cycle by President Trump’s afternoon announcement that he is withdrawing the United States from the …

Donald Trump

'A serious mistake': Read Barack Obama's statement on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The Joint …

South Asia