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President Donald Trump told White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to ignore a congressional subpoena on Monday compelling her to appear before them about a government watchdog finding which said she broke the Hatch Act dozens of times, according to Politico. The House Oversight Committee authorized a subpoena for Conway last month after special counsel Henry Kerner said she blatantly violated the law which bars federal employees from engaging in politics during work. “We’re not requiring her to

The number of people facing starvation has increased over the last three years according to the United Nations' latest report on food security released on Monday, according to Deutsche Welle. There are 820 million people suffer from chronic hunger, including 149 million children under the age of five who are stunted due to lack of food. Cindy Holleman, one of the main authors of the report, said there are 96 people around the world who need to have food provided for them so…

There has been a spate of new cases of polio in Pakistan and Afghanistan on Monday despite an international effort to help eliminate the disease over the last three decades, according to India Today. The two countries have had a total of 42 polio paralysis cases as of July 10, which World Health Organization officials said amounted to a single large outbreak since most cases are in tribal areas along the shared border. Pakistan had 32 of the cases, compared to only three…

As President Donald Trump continued to lash out at several Democrats on Monday, a day after using racist language telling four Congresswomen to go back from where they came from, a new report released by the Pew Research Center said one in five Americans follow Trump on Twitter. The report also said Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama is followed by seven percent more of U.S. adult Twitter users at 26 percent, according to Yahoo News. Since Twitter users can include institutional and automated

The most delayed airlines flying from the UK have been revealed, with Vueling Airlines ranked the least punctual. Flights operated by the Spanish carrier were 31 minutes late on average in 2018, according to an analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data by Press Association. Vueling is owned by the International Airlines Group, which also owns British Airways and Aer Lingus. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p

The World Health Organization released a report on Monday which warned parents over commercial baby foods containing too much sugar, including savory meals, according to The Bangkok Post. WHO is currently seeking a ban on added sugar in food for children under 36 months old and is calling on governments around the world to crack down on the high levels of sugar in babies' diets. The international health body said infants can see their teeth suffer and are at risk of developing a…

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FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Do you pump your arms while walking?
Keeping your arms straight while walking is much more energy-efficient than walking with bent arms, but arm position doesn't make much difference when running, a new, small study finds.
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The Trump administration filed a regulation on Monday to try and curb the number of Central American migrants who can claim asylum by entering the United States through Mexico on Monday, according to PBS NewsHour. A document filed by the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security in the Federal Register detailed the regulation which aims to decrease access to the asylum process and could affect a large number of migrants who make a perilous journey from their home countries in Guatemala, El

China confirmed on Monday that a Canadian has been detained on suspicion of drug offences in the east coast city of Yantai.Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Monday that the authorities in Yantai, a city in Shandong province, had contacted the Canadian embassy and arranged for consular visits.Geng added that the case was not related to the detention of 19 people, including seven foreign language teachers, in Jiangsu province earlier this month.Global Affairs Canada said on Saturday…

General News Bitpoint , the Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange, has discovered another $2.3 million is missing following their $30-million hack last week. Prasos Ltd , a Finland-based firm offering cryptocurrency brokerage and exchange services, has been granted a Payment Institution License (PIL) in the EU – only the third crypto firm in Europe to receive the license. The PIL enables Prasos to offer additional fiat currency payment services for users of its Finnish Coinmotion exchange platform

US President Donald Trump has told aides and allies that he was considering removing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross after a Supreme Court defeat on adding a citizenship question to the census, NBC News reported on Monday.Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non-citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases.The 81-year-old commerce… ...

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Warning signs of intergenerational uprisings and violence couldn’t be more obvious than the ones which just occurred in Hong Kong and Philadelphia. And yet, older generations seem oblivious to three important facts. First, the causes behind these and other uprisings do not cease to exist because they are ignored. Second every generation discriminated against becomes a curse instead of a blessing. Third, it may be possible for older generations to

Long-time Slashdot reader hyperfine transition writes: The Galileo satellite positioning service is currently unavailable, with all satellites marked as in outage . Galileo is the European-built and operated alternative to GPS. The outage is being attributed to problems at the Precise Timing Facility in Italy. The availability of multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and the relative newness of Galileo (the system is still under construction and only the newest GNSS receivers will

New Orleans residents told to seek shelter and nearly 50,000 people left without power across state’s south coast Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. Nearly 50,000 people are without

“Does Merkel travel too much?” asked mass-selling daily Bild on Friday as Germans fret about the health of their chancellor, who sat rather than stood at a ceremony on Thursday after shaking for the third time in as many weeks when standing a day earlier. The shaking episodes - all while standing at ceremonies - have unnerved many Germans, who

The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a fine of about $5bn for Facebook over privacy violations, according to a report. ...

Ned Sharpless, the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, issued a statement on Thursday which said the FDA was committed to overseeing the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of e-cigarettes, according to Reuters. The statement came one day before a federal judge ordered the FDA to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, which puts more pressure on e-cigarette companies like Juul Labs Inc for their continued popularity among underage users.

The World Wildlife Fund said half of the shark and ray species in the Mediterranean sea were under threat on Friday, with nearly a third already fished to the brink of extinction, according to The Brussels Times. Even though sharks are one of the apex predators of the sea, they are still at risk of disappearing from both overfishing and plastic pollution. The report was released just before Shark Awareness Day said Libya and Tunisia were two of the worst culprits in the…

Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the country's burgeoning tourism industry. ...

Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and October Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World

Thousands of residents and tourists on Hawaii's Maui island were evacuated on Thursday night after a brushfire continued to grow, according to National Public Radio. By Friday morning, some residents were allowed to return to check on their property but the 3,000-acre wildfire in Maui's central valley was still burning, according to Maui Mayor Mike Victorino. Victorino said firefighters were still monitoring the fire overnight, but it was too dangerous for them to fight the blaze in the dark.

General News Bitpoint , a licensed cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan, has been hacked for $32 million in crypto assets. The exchange’s parent company Remixpoint Inc. said in an announcement that $23 million of the illegal outflow belonged to its customers. This follows several hacks in Japan including Coincheck’s $530 million hack. Japan’s FSA claims there are 110 new exchanges in “various stages of registration.” In 2018, the FSA, did not grant approval for any crypto exchanges. The year

Brasilia — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the US, underscoring his family’s influential role in the country’s diplomacy and domestic politics. Eduardo Bolsonaro, a federal congressman, told reporters separately he would accept the role if nominated. His

The United Nations Security Council is making a four-day visit to Colombia to check on the implementation of the landmark peace deal that ended the world's longest-running armed conflict, according to Al Jazeera. Representatives from the UNSC started arriving on Thursday to see how the various reforms and programs agreed to in the peace deal have fared, including several agrarian programs expanded across the isolated Colombian countryside to help slash coca plantations. The deal also promised to

Transparency International and Afrobarometer released the latest edition of the Global Corruption Barometer for Africa on Thursday which indicated most people on the continent think corruption is growing and governments are not doing enough to combat the spread, according to Deutsche Welle. The report said one in three Africans believe corruption is endemic in politics in their home country after the organizations surveyed more than 47,000 participants across 35 countries. The Democratic

Sources told ABC News President Donald Trump was planning to reverse course and drop his plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census on Thursday, but he would still order the government to conduct the survey by other means. White House officials declined to comment before Trump's remarks, which are scheduled for later on Thursday. Initial reports on Thursday said Trump was planning to announce some type of executive action to conduct a survey to determine which Americans are citizens

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Clever websites and smartphone apps have made creating a household budget easier, though it's still an unappealing chore for some. But what if using a tool that makes you smarter about money could also make you happier? That would make budgeting a lot ...

Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorship At times, the solitude and separation from family and friends have plunged Jean Wyllys into despair. “I’ve been through moments of deep sadness, I’ve spent the whole night

Donald Trump threatens trade war over planned levy on firms such as Amazon and Facebook France has hit back against US plans to investigate a planned tax on big digital companies , saying it was free to decide how it applies taxes as a sovereign country. On Wednesday Donald Trump ordered an

BEIRUT - Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it's the food he has missed most. "The best breakfast we'll find anywhere is here," said Zeeb as he waited with his children at Beirut airport for a relative flying in to join them from Saudi Arabia. Lebanon is hoping for its best tourist season since 2010, thanks to a rise in European visitors and a return of Saudis, whose government lifted a travel warning this year. Once…

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BEIRUT - Regime and jihadist-led forces were locked in clashes Thursday on the edge of an opposition bastion in northwest Syria after a jihadist-led advance that killed 71 fighters overnight, a monitor said. Thursday also saw 13 people, including eight civilians, killed in a car bomb attack on a rebel checkpoint in Afrin. Russian and regime aircraft have ramped up their deadly bombardment of the Idlib region -- administered by Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, and home to

General News Anchorage , a company providing crypto custody services for institutional investors, has just raised $40 million in a Series B funding round led by notable names including Blockchain Capital, Visa and existing investors such as Andreessen Horowitz also participating. Binance has launched version 2.0 of its platform – a move that officially adds margin trading for its customers. Binance indicated leverage is just 3x and not the 20x anticipated. Blockstack, the decentralized Internet

Thessaloniki — Tornadoes and violent hailstorms killed six tourists in northern Greece late on Wednesday, police said. Dozens more were injured when strong winds hit the region of Halkidiki, near the

The small Teutonic Cemetary inside the walls of Vatican City is home to historic artists, cardinals, and royals but police are making one last search for an Italian girl who disappeared 36 years ago without a trace on Wednesday, according to AFP. The Vatican will pry open two 19th century graves on Thursday morning to allow forensic experts to search for the remains of 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of a Vatican bank employee whose family lived inside of Vatican City. The girl…