As Congress taps leaders, House's McCarthy fends off rival11/15/2018 04:00Ernst called her selection to the leadership ranks "a great honor".House Agriculture chairman Michael Conaway (R-TX) cheered McCarthy's election to leading Republicans in the minority. Some Democrats ran for election this year on the promise to vote for new leadership and not Pelosi.They needed 23 seats to win the majority from the Republicans - and could get close to 40, according to some analysts...
Amazon HQ2 decision: Why residents may face challenges11/14/2018 04:00After the long bidding war that had cities like Newark groveling before Amazon with billion-dollar tax-break offers and mayors offering to rename their jurisdictions after the tech giant, the most powerful company in the U.S. announced it will be headed to two of the most powerful cities in the U.S.: NY and Washington, D...
World Antibiotic Awareness Week focuses on working together11/14/2018 04:00The world Health Organization warned Monday 12 November against the rise in risky, the consumption of antibiotics in some countries, but also under-consumption in other regions, leading to the emergence of "superbugs" life-threatening."We are helping countries to build resilient health systems through stronger regulation and policies which promote the appropriate use of quality antibiotics"...
Los Angeles Rams React to Thousand Oaks Shooting11/13/2018 04:00"Heartbroken over the bad tragedy and unthinkable loss of life in Thousand Oaks", Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wrote on Twitter Thursday morning, the day after a gunman shot and killed 12 people at the Borderline Bar & Grill before turning the gun on himself.Long shot and killed 12 people, including a police sergeant, at the bar...
Conjoined twins: Bhutanese girls separated in six-hour surgery11/12/2018 04:00Twins Nima and Dawa at a previous visit to the hospital.Surgeons have successfully separated Bhutanese toddler twins Nima and Dawa following a six hour operation.It is known that the 15-month-old girls are joined via their shared liver, but doctors said they would not be able to tell if they also shared a bowel until the sisters go under the knife for the first time...