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West Virginia Governor Jim Justice pulls out cow dung during budget announcement

The Republican legislature's bill doesn't include Justices taxes on consumers, businesses and the rich and instead cuts spending on higher education and healthcare. A House analysis describes legislators' $4.1 billion general revenue budget as $60 million lower than the current budget. "The governor needs to accept the reality that his tax increase proposals simply do not have the support of the vast majority of elected representatives in the Legislature", Armstead said Sunday following the ...

Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel, with caveats

In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that men no longer get their PSA tested. "Patients should have a discussion with their primary care physicians about the pros and cons of screening". This is an improvement over the previous "D" recommendation issued by the task force in 2012, which advised against all PSA screening. "Every man should be given the opportunity to consider screening, especially those at higher than average risk owing to race, family history, or other ...

India's service sector growth at 5-month high on new orders

According to the survey , nearly one-quarter of companies anticipate higher activity levels over the coming 12 months, with confidence attributed to improved advertising and strengthening demand conditions. Activity in the UK's dominant services sector rose at a faster-than-expected pace in March. But conditions outside Britain had clearly improved and there was uncertainty about how quickly consumers will respond to higher prices, he said in a note to clients.

Susan Rice: 'I Leaked Nothing to Nobody' on Trump Transition

Bloomberg reported that the National Security Council's senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick, was conducting a review of the policy on naming American citizens who turn up in surveillance reports - a practice called unmasking - when he discovered Rice's requests to have the names made public.

Trump takes up health care with Rand Paul, on golf course

The House Freedom Caucus, with approval from Donald Trump , has created a new healthcare proposal that would nearly completely eliminate one of the best parts of the Affordable Care Act - the part that says you can't be denied health insurance because of a pre-existing condition.

Rand Paul Claims Susan Rice 'Abused The System' For 'Political Purposes'

Again, even if you believe that Rice did something that was wrong - and her unusual decision to kind of, sort of, deny that she knew anything about the unmasking will add fuel to that fire - it is still not proof, or anything close to proof, that Obama ordered Trump to be wiretapped.

Sesame Street to introduce Julia, a muppet with autism

The show's creators have a goal to help children better understand playmates who have autism, which affects millions of American children. United States 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl spoke to Big Bird and Elmo about helping adjust to how Julia reacts to situations.

Guardiola concerned with tough Arsenal

My commitment will be exactly the same. "It does not influence my attitude", Wenger added. "I don't think it's an immediate concern to Arsenal football club". "The Premier League is not easy to win but I'm pretty sure the fans respect a lot what Arsene Wenger has done and is doing". "There's only one team in London , so he's happy", Wenger joked.

World's Strongest Coffee Comes To America

Black Insomnia sought to shake up the coffee industry by offering coffee lovers a coffee that was way stronger and darker than they were used to drinking. This all depends on how you brew the coffee, of course. The Mayo Clinic states that up to 400 mg of coffee per day "appears to be safe for most healthy adults".

Zoo says April the Giraffe may give birth soon

The park added: "This is what we have all been waiting for!" Animal Adventures says they have a back-up plan and will go live from their Facebook page of the feed. April's udder changes have been significant in recent days, and keepers say udder development "occurs, generally, just prior to birthing". But in all seriousness, giraffes keep their pregnancies low profile, instinctively hiding signs of labor from predators who might harm their newborns.

Ex punk-rocker O'Rourke launches longshot bid against Cruz

The El Paso Democrat was elected to Congress in 2012. "The re-election rate in the last 50 years is 93%". He is suspected to have the assistance of Chris Archer , a major Democratic operative in the state of Texas, and someone who has had his hands in the campaigns of former Mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro , as well as other Democratic congressmen in Texas.

Toxic Lead: Early Exposure Could be Lowering Childrens IQ

Aaron Reuben , M.E.M., of Duke University, Durham, N.C., and colleagues conducted a study that included participants of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study , an investigation of health and behavior of individuals born between April 1972 and March 1973 in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Diversity of India is its identity as well as its strength: PM

Today's Bangladesh's independence day, they were led by Bangabandhu. Welcoming the guests on the occasion, Mr Naidu said, "Ugadi was the beginning of New Year as per Indian calendar". "You can't imagine how you can serve the country in this way and become a courageous soldier in the fight against black money and corruption", Modi said.

Nine US deaths linked to breast implant-associated cancer

The FDA this month warned of an association between breast implants and the development anapestic large cell lymphoma. In most cases, the disease is treatable, The New York Times reported . The cancer is not breast cancer, the FDA emphasized. "The release advises women to educate yourself about breast implants before agreeing to surgery".

George Osborne's Evening Standard job triggers review into MPs' second jobs

The MP for Tatton now has a total of six highly paid jobs including his constituency work, as editor of the Evening Standard , chair of the Northern Powerhouse partnership, an adviser to BlackRock, academic work as a Kissinger fellow in the USA, and an after-dinner speaking contract.

'No palace intrigue,' Ryan says of health bill

Trump reportedly agreed to support the proposals. "While this legislation is far from ideal and not the Obamacare replacement plan I had hoped to support, it is a substantial improvement from the mandates, burdens and failures of Obamacare ".

Somali pirates release captured oil tanker, hostages

John Steed , regional manager of the watchdog group Oceans Without Piracy, told VOA, "They [the pirates] were given an offer they could not refuse - live or die". "The ship reported it was being followed by two skiffs yesterday afternoon". Somalian pirates seized the Aris-13 fuel freighter and are holding the eight Sri Lankan crew hostage.

Intruder with backpack arrested at White House

Tran hid "behind a White House pillar before proceeding to the South Portico Entrance" at one point, the document states. The man was arrested by a Secret Service member near the south entrance to the executive resident, according to the report.

Federal Judge Not Ready to Rule on Revised Travel Ban

Immigrant rights groups asked the Washington District Court to again enjoin the Trump Administration's "Muslim Ban" executive order. The experts said they were heartened that Iraq was removed from the 90-day travel ban, as the country was included in Trump's first executive order.

After 120-kg loss, Eman operated upon, to lose more

Doctors from Saifee Hospital confirmed Ahmed underwent a Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, a surgical weight-loss procedure that reduces the size of the stomach to 15% of its original size. According to the team of doctors, Egyptian women weight had been brought under 400 kilograms since she arrived in Mumbai in early February. Eman who was over 500 kgs when she was brought to Mumbai last month has already lost 100 kgs - mainly body fluids - with the help of medicines and bed-side ...

Secondary Screening: Invasive TSA pat-down tactics called into question

Where TSA agents once only used the back of their hands, they will also use the front of their hands while conducting pat-downs. Pat-downs have always been part of the TSA's security screening process. Anderson said the searches will delay flying for those who receive the additional screening but is not expected to cause longer waits for most passengers.

Delhi hit-and-run: 17-year-old dies as speeding Mercedes rams into scooty

The speeding Mercedes lost control near G Block and rammed into the scooter. The driver of the auto fled from the spot immediately after the incident. The deceased used to stay with his family in Paschim Vihar. His mother, Sangeeta Arora, is a teacher and he has two elder sisters - Ruchi and Archana.

Legalized Pot Poses a Threat to Kids, Doctors Warn

The American Academy of Pediatrics thinks so, and they've issued new guidelines this week for doctors and parents to talk with teens about the risks associated with using marijuana. Marijuana is frequently hailed as a safe drug that has lots of medical applications, but are we being too blasé about its dangers? Recent data from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration shows that 77% of USA adolescents aged 12 to 17 thought there was "no great risk" associated with ...

Jeremy Corbyn is not the cause of Labour's woes, says Norwich MP

To laughter, Jeremy Corbyn denied he had done so and when pushed on the matter, he refused to elaborate and said: "Thank you for your question". The result revived demands that party leader Jeremy Corbyn resign and strengthened the position of Prime Minister Theresa May.

Plane with 5 people hits mall in Australia

Ash Mayer, a storeman at The Good Guys, felt the crash reverberate through his building. "I saw the plane flying across the top of the roof and it was shaking", she told The New Daily . "We will have updates available on Twitter , Facebook and on the website as we start to put together information that we can release". It has rapidly become a must-play destination for golf-lovers.

Flu Vaccines Prove 50 Percent Effective

During the 2015-16 season, vaccine effectiveness was 47 percent - similar to this season. "Influenza activity may have peaked where there were early peaks in the Northwest and on the West Coast", said Flannery. 'You won't have to be admitted to the hospital, you won't have to go to the ICU, and you won't die'. While seasonal flu-related deaths of people older than 18 years of age are not reportable, those among children are reported.

Facebook introduces New Weather App in Desktop site and Mobile app

It shows the weather highs and lows, along with a more general forecast - such as whether it will be sunny, cloudy, rainy or stormy. Like other weather apps , it will also give an option to users to search for other locations. However, unlike standard weather apps , you will not be able to scroll through different cities from one screen. You no longer have to leave Facebook to find out.

US Treasury Department Announces New Sanctions On Iran

The entities include companies based in Tehran, the UAE, Lebanon and China. Iran is holding a military exercise to test its missile and radar systems on February 4, a day after the United State imposed sanctions on Tehran over its recent ballistic-missile test.

Patrice Evra returns to Marseille

Sky Italy are reporting that a deal for the defender is essentially done after Evra's agent met with the Ligue 1 side today. Evra, who began his career with Paris Saint-Germain, and also had spells with Monza and Nice, had joined Juve in July 2014 after making 379 appearances in eight years with the Red Devils.

HP expands laptop battery recall

The recall is an expansion from the 41,000 recalled back in June, and the Consumer Product Safety Commission claims affected batteries could overheat "posing fire and burn hazards". The batteries were also sold separately for between $50 and $90. It is essential that customers recheck their batteries, even if they did so previously and were informed that they were not affected.