• Teachers preparing for Monday's solar eclipse
Teachers preparing for Monday's solar eclipse

Alex Young of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The partial eclipse will begin at 1:21 p.m. and be completely over by 4:01 p.m. These days, the sun's distance from the Earth combines perfectly with the differences in the size of the sun and Earth's moon to make total solar eclipses a reality , according to NPR.

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  • Indian troops foil China's incursion bids in Ladakh
Indian troops foil China's incursion bids in Ladakh

In tune with the conflict , the Indian and Chinese military representatives did not hold the Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on August 15. An Indian intelligence officer said the confrontation occurred after Indian soldiers intercepted a Chinese patrol that veered into Indian-held territory after apparently it lost its way due to bad weather.

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  • Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss
Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss

The United States have expelled two Cuban diplomats as federal investigators look into unusual illnesses involving USA diplomats in Havana. State Department officials told CNN that one American employee in Havana may have permanent hearing loss from the alleged attacks in 2016.

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  • Scientists prepare for rare phenomenon during total solar eclipse
Scientists prepare for rare phenomenon during total solar eclipse

The only safe time to look without safety equipment is during the narrow window when the moon totally covers the sun - if you happen to be on the path where the total eclipse will be visible. There, the solar eclipse starts at 11:58 a.m. CDT and totality begins at 1:27 p.m. CDT, lasting for a little under two minutes. It's going to fall acros...

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  • Relatives of US Embassy staff ordered to leave Venezuela
Relatives of US Embassy staff ordered to leave Venezuela

Troops were sent throughout the country to secure preparations for Sunday's vote, Adm. Remigio Ceballos said . Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) and his wife Cilia Flores are seen making fists during an act of the Government in Caracas, Venezuela , 27 July 2017.

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  • Couple fed newborn drugs while still in the hospital
Couple fed newborn drugs while still in the hospital

This resulted in their daughter having a drug addiction from the moment she was born, which the parents allegedly concealed by crushing pills of Suboxone-a painkiller used to treat opioid withdrawal-and rubbing the powder on their baby's gums while hospital staff were out of the room.

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  • Discovery of mosquito linked to Zika Virus no cause for concern
Discovery of mosquito linked to Zika Virus no cause for concern

Reared by machines, the male mosquitoes are infected with a bacteria that is harmless to humans, but creates non-hatching dead eggs when they mate with wild females. It is spread by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. So it may seem odd to you when you hear about Alphabet Inc releasing 20 million mosquitoes in...

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  • US Fines Exxon $2 Million Over Russia Sanctions Breaches
US Fines Exxon $2 Million Over Russia Sanctions Breaches

Treasury said in a statement that Exxon under Tillerson's leadership had shown "reckless disregard" for sanctions that the Obama administration imposed on Russian entities in 2014 over Russia's annexation of Crimea. The sanctions had exposed Exxon to up to $1bn in losses by the end of 2014, Exxon said. It leveled the statutory maximum civil p...

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  • Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower
Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower

Some media outlets went as far as to say Trump's low approval ratings were the worst in 70 years for any president after six months in office, and one publication said it was the worst ever for any White House incumbent at this stage. "Why did Trump cite this poll inaccurately when we can fact-check him so easily?" More than half of Americans t...

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  • UK Court to Allow Charlie Gard Parents to Present New Evidence
UK Court to Allow Charlie Gard Parents to Present New Evidence

Justice Francis, who presided over Gard's initial case and ruled that he should be denied treatment and taken off life support , said that he would only overturn his initial ruling if the evidence for nucleoside bypass treatment is "new and powerful".

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  • UNESCO declares Hebron shrine Palestinian, Israel pulls United Nations funding
UNESCO declares Hebron shrine Palestinian, Israel pulls United Nations funding

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also wasn't happy, calling it "another delusional decision by UNESCO". "Not a Jewish site?" he asked. The decision by Unesco to list the old city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank as a world heritage site has, unsurprisingly, prompted a game of emotional and financial blackmail by Tel Aviv.

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  • Trump 'Is Going To Get Somebody Killed In The Media — CNN Commentator
Trump 'Is Going To Get Somebody Killed In The Media — CNN Commentator

And both CNN and CNN Money's Twitter accounts posted a story about why Twitter , which does suspend accounts for harassment , wont suspend Trump. I had to beat #FakeNews , and did. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 1, 2017 .the 2016 election with interviews, speeches and social media. And that tirade followed Trump drawing outrage from...

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  • LI children's hospital again ranks among country's best
LI children's hospital again ranks among country's best

In the 2017-18 rankings, 81 of the 187 hospitals surveyed were ranked in at least one of the 10 specialties. "Our compassionate team members at UVA Children's Hospital provide high-quality care in multidisciplinary groups that include physicians with specialty expertise", said Pamela M.

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  • Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer's
Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer's

A study published Wednesday said consuming extra-virgin olive oil could reduce the chances of suffering from Alzheimer's disease. These two are the classic hallmarks or Alzheimer's disease. But new research moves closer to a prevention - and potentially reversing - strategy, by studying the effects of extra-virgin olive oil on the cogni...

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  • Daily aspirin behind more than 3000 deaths a year, study suggests
Daily aspirin behind more than 3000 deaths a year, study suggests

He noted that the cost of treating a patient with aspirin and an inhibitor was "very small" in comparison with hospital treatment for a major bleed. "But our study gives us a much clearer understanding of the size of the increased risk and the severity of the consequences".

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  • Ayo Fayose tells President Buhari: Resign if you love Nigeria,
Ayo Fayose tells President Buhari: Resign if you love Nigeria,

Before her departure through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the President's wife thanked Nigerians for their support and prayers for the quick recovery of her husband. Fayose, who spoke at a press conference in Lagos yesterday, said instead of waiting for the ministers and rigours of Section 140 of the Constitution, the President ...

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  • UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'
UK: Manchester attack investigation still at 'full tilt'

And responding to proposals of mass internship of suspects, she said: "It's not enough just to say "This is who the security services are following, maybe we should lock them all up". "The intelligence services are still collecting information about him, but I wouldn't rush to conclusions, as you seem to be, that they have somehow missed something"...

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  • Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 6 militants
Army foils infiltration bid in J&K, kills 6 militants

On November 22 previous year, BATs had mutilated the body of an Indian Army soldier and killed two others while ambushing a counter-infiltration patrol along the LoC at the Machil sector of Kupwara district. The slain terrorists are of foreign origin, however, the army refused to identify the infiltrators as the search operation is underway. An A...

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  • Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net
Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

The budget assumes full passage of the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to repeal and replace ObamaCare, which cuts Dollars 839 billion from Medicaid and pulls funding from Planned Parenthood . The budget also does not include the tax-reform plan the administration has touted, which most estimates figure would ad...

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  • DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months
DHS to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

WASHINGTON-The Trump administration said Monday it was extending by six months temporary protections for Haitians displaced by the devastating 2010 natural disaster, but signaled it will end the program and send home most of the 58,700 affected Haitians living in the US after that.

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  • CDC warns of parasite that may crash your pool party
CDC warns of parasite that may crash your pool party

They're calling on those who are feeling under the weather to stay out of the water. A second report in the MMWR noted another potential hazard of public pools - inhalation of toxic chlorine gas. "So anytime we have a mass amount of people and water, we have the potential for problems", Tetro told Global News. These included 36 players and fa...

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  • Bernie Sanders Commends Special Counsel As A
Bernie Sanders Commends Special Counsel As A "Positive Step" In Russia Probe

That's why I think these investigations should not just be about the Comey memo. "I don't think we know exactly what happened". Of course the topic of President Trump came up, especially since hours earlier, The New York Times had dropped the latest bombshell about the president: allegations that he asked the FBI director to drop an investigati...

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  • Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself — NHS cyber attack
Sheffield professor's advice on how to protect yourself — NHS cyber attack

Railway stations, post delivery, petrol stations, hospitals, office buildings, shopping centres and government services also were affected, Xinhua said, citing the Threat Intelligence Centre of Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security services company.

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  • Cinco de Mayo met with more ambivalence in age of Trump
Cinco de Mayo met with more ambivalence in age of Trump

While the victory is still celebrated in Puebla, it's far from the national holiday American merchandisers would have us believe. For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. He says the best way for visitors to start the fun is to make a stop at the South Omaha Museum at 23rd and M Stree...

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  • MN health officials want $5 million to fight infectious diseases
MN health officials want $5 million to fight infectious diseases

In 2008, the Minnesota Department of Health found that Somali children in Minneapolis were more likely to take part in services for autistic children, although it was unclear if that was because more children in the community had the disorder or because there was better outreach to the community.

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