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Import and sale of romaine lettuce produced in Arizona, US suspended

Import and sale of romaine lettuce produced in Arizona, US suspended The outbreak came as the harvest of romaine was already near its end. "We get our romaine lettuce from Taylor farms which is out of Salinas, California", Giroux said . However, with a chance symptoms can be life-threatening, health experts are warning people to be cautious before eating romaine. The CDC was able to trace the outbreak to chopped romaine lettuce grown near Yuma, Arizona. [Full Article...]

About 2800 CCISD students took part in National School Walkout

About 2800 CCISD students took part in National School Walkout A panel of student leaders from area schools voicing their concerns about gun violence in schools and how to keep schools safe. Others stayed at school to discuss gun violence. "They'll want us to write an essay about why what we did was wrong, but we'll all write about what we did being right". Holding a sign that read, "Protect kids, not guns", Benjamin Corburn, 11, said he was protesting on... [Full Article...]

Colquitt Regional gets its 8th 'A' for patient safety

Colquitt Regional gets its 8th 'A' for patient safety Grades on hospital performance are based on specific process and outcome measures assessed by Leapfrog, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. Leapfrog reported that the hospital declined to report data on staffing of qualified nurses and having effective leadership to prevent errors. In 2016 and 2017, Rutland Regional Medical Center was the recipient of Healthcare's Most Wired® awar... [Full Article...]

Two Dallas Police Officers Shot and Critically Wounded

Two Dallas Police Officers Shot and Critically Wounded Tuesday, sources told WFAA. He possibly left the store in a white pickup truck and is believed to be armed. Tuesday afternoon, Hall said, a security guard called for police assistance with an arrest at a Home Depot in North Dallas . "We need you right now, our hearts are very heavy", she said. SKY 4 video shows dozens of police units searching the woods behind the Home Depot for at least on... [Full Article...]

Khawaja Asif met Chinese President Xi Jinping

Khawaja Asif met Chinese President Xi Jinping India had its name excluded from the list of SCO members, which backed the BRI. She also said that India will participate in the SCO's Peace Mission joint military exercises being held in Russian Federation later this year. Mr. Kong pointed out that the Chinese side will unroll the red carpet for Mr. Modi in Wuhan. Foreign ministers from the eight member-countries have exchanged views on commo... [Full Article...]

Monkey Business: Court Rules Monkey Does Not Have Copyrights Over Selfies

Monkey Business: Court Rules Monkey Does Not Have Copyrights Over Selfies In a statement released Monday, PETA applauded the 9th Circuit's reluctant recognition that, because of a precedent involving whales in the 9th Circuit, animals still had constitutional standing to bring a claim in federal court, just not under the Copyright Act, which gives animals no right to sue. [Full Article...]

Irish farmers set to milk benefits of European Union trade deal with Mexico

Irish farmers set to milk benefits of European Union trade deal with Mexico The agreement, which will secure considerable volume for milk powder exports, starting with 30,000 tonnes from entry into force, and rising to 50,000 tonnes of milk powder exports from the European Union after five years, is expected to bring benefit for Irish dairy farmers, with the industry in Ireland now exporting 90pc of its produce. [Full Article...]

G7 to set up group to study Russian 'malign behaviour' - UK

G7 to set up group to study Russian 'malign behaviour' - UK The two-day meeting also discussed tensions with Iran and North Korea, while also addressing political problems in Venezuela and Myanmar. Mr. Sullivan led the U.S. Trump has warned that if alleged flaws weakening the 2015 deal are not fixed to his satisfaction by May 12, he may refuse to waive U.S. nuclear sanctions on Iran, effectively torpedoing the deal. [Full Article...]

Telegram ban: Google confirms Russian Federation is blocking some of its services

Telegram ban: Google confirms Russian Federation is blocking some of its services Google's search, Gmail and Android push notification services are inaccessible to some users in Russian Federation, the company acknowledged in a statement to TechCrunch . Russia's communications watchdog agency states it is still adding some Google IP addresses into the country register of prohibited sites, being a dispute over a prohibited messaging app intensifies. [Full Article...]

George HW Bush hospitalized with infection in blood

George HW Bush hospitalized with infection in blood Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Sunday - at some point after the funeral for his spouse, former first girl Barbara Bush - after an an infection he contracted unfold to his blood, his spokesman mentioned Monday. He was hospitalized twice previous year, including a two week stay in January that required a trip to the intensive care unit. Mr Bush was hospitalised for 16... [Full Article...]

EU's Barnier Warns UK It Must Produce Its Post-Brexit 'Vision'

EU's Barnier Warns UK It Must Produce Its Post-Brexit 'Vision' The first - a " customs partnership " - would entail Britain mirroring European Union rules and collecting tariffs on goods heading for the bloc. When the United Kingdom leaves the EU, VAT liabilities will have to be assessed by customs officials at borders unless some new arrangement is in place. [Full Article...]

Death toll in Toronto van attack increases to 10

Death toll in Toronto van attack increases to 10 A white rental van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto , Canada a short time ago, hitting as many as ten people. "I saw what seemed to be a police takedown on a Ryder truck and I saw more and more sirens, more and more police cars coming in", Phil Zullo tells The Canadian Press. [Full Article...]

Palladium Tumbles as US Alludes to Russian Sanctions Relief

Palladium Tumbles as US Alludes to Russian Sanctions Relief Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.1 percent to 30,580.16, while the Shanghai Composite jumped 2.2 percent to 3,131.52, recouping losses from the previous day. Treasury said that Deripaska had "been investigated for money laundering, and has been accused of threatening the lives of business rivals, illegally wiretapping a government official, and taking part in extortion and racketeering", when announc... [Full Article...]

Rand Paul Reverses Himself, Announces Support for Pompeo

Rand Paul Reverses Himself, Announces Support for Pompeo Chris Coons, D-Del., changed his vote to present, enabling the nomination to advance. As for the one to three Republican senators who find ways to block legislation and confirmations, they are doing the president, the Republican majorities in the House and Senate, our citizens and our country an unacceptable disservice. [Full Article...]

Chinese tourists involved in North Korea traffic accident, government says

Chinese tourists involved in North Korea traffic accident, government says With a summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader looming this Friday, Kim has parlayed a hand of twos and fours into meetings with China's and South Korea's presidents, a Korean presidential hotline , a possible discussion of a peace treaty , and a summit with the most powerful leader in the world. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia imposes drone restrictions amid rumors of coup attempt

Saudi Arabia imposes drone restrictions amid rumors of coup attempt The Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh became the scene of an unusual shooting as the security forces stationed near the palace of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud opened fire on a tiny toy drone, according to media reports. The ministry said the measure would be temporary until the issuance of the regulation. The attack was the latest among a series of air strikes resulting in the deaths of civil... [Full Article...]

Local Armenians rally in solidarity with anti-government protesters in Armenia

Local Armenians rally in solidarity with anti-government protesters in Armenia They blocked several streets in the centre and staged sit-ins. Critics say the change effectively allows Sargsyan to lead the country for life. "I came here to discuss your resignation", Pashinyan, the leader of the opposition Civil Contract party, had told the prime minister before the cameras."This is not a dialogue, this is blackmail, I only can advise you to return to a legal framework. [Full Article...]

Iannone tops champ Marquez in MotoGP Americas practice

Iannone tops champ Marquez in MotoGP Americas practice Poleman Vinales reeled in Iannone by lap six, and scythed through to take second away from him at the start of the seventh tour. Marquez, in his 93rd GP, got into turn one in second place from row two, stalked the Ecstar Suzuki man for ten corners before passing the Italian into turn 12. [Full Article...]

PM Modi to meet Chinese president for talks on April 27-28

PM Modi to meet Chinese president for talks on April 27-28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to China's Wuhan city on April 27 and 28 and hold talks with President Xi Jinping , it was announced on Sunday. Following the Dokalam standoff a year ago both countries increased dialogue to scale down tensions and improve relations with talks at various levels. [Full Article...]

Malaysia autopsies Palestinian as family accuses Mossad

Malaysia autopsies Palestinian as family accuses Mossad The world media, including global wires as well as Palestinian and Israeli news outlets, picked up the news. At a mourning tent in the Gaza Strip, a banner described al-Batsh as a member of the military wing. However, Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said it was likely that Batsh was killed as part of an internal Palestinian dispute. Asked if Mossad could be responsible for his killing... [Full Article...]


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