• Sanofi agrees refund for unused 'killer' anti-dengue vaccine
Sanofi agrees refund for unused 'killer' anti-dengue vaccine

After the programme began, Sanofi Pasteur released findings in November of a new study that showed Dengvaxia could lead to severe infections in some cases. Philippine authorities have been investigating the deaths of 14 children who were among more than 830,000 given Dengvaxia a year ago in the world's first public immunisation programme against ...

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  • Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'
Schiff: Bannon's refusal to answer questions 'unprecedented'

Tensions rose after Bannon informed the committee Tuesday he would refuse to answer questions in their closed-door meeting. Bannon did not respond to requests for comment. election. But the pair had a bitter public falling out over comments Bannon made to author Michael Wolff for his recently published book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump Whi...

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  • DAC clears procurement of assault rifles & carbines to meet immediate requirement
DAC clears procurement of assault rifles & carbines to meet immediate requirement

Army's efforts to provide modern weapons was taken a hit when the contract worth $750 million and $500 million respectively for assault rifles and carbines were junked in May 2015 because the rifles on offer by armament firms like Colt (US), Beretta (Italy), Ceska (Czech) and Israel Weapon Industries were not found cost-effective or suitable afte...

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  • Kamala Harris Blisters 'Racist' Kirstjen Nielsen in Fiery Senate Interrogation
Kamala Harris Blisters 'Racist' Kirstjen Nielsen in Fiery Senate Interrogation

Testifying under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee , Nielsen dodged questions about the president reportedly, in a White House meeting about immigration, that African countries are a "shithole" and that he preferred that immigrants come from Norway instead.

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  • Terrorists using high-tech systems, need to put curbs on Internet: Bipin Rawat
Terrorists using high-tech systems, need to put curbs on Internet: Bipin Rawat

General Rawat also said that terrorists getting access to nuclear and chemical weapons could be a disaster for humanity. The first thing is to identify and define the terrorist. Some have got radicalised... He highlighted the importance of deradicalisation campaigns. "If that continues, we will soon be able to put an end to militancy in Kashmir".

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  • Trump is in excellent health, doctor says
Trump is in excellent health, doctor says

Schiff said the committee plans to call Bannon back for a second interview. "There was a great deal of consternation on both sides of the aisle", Himes said. "I have nothing to hide". "At what time does that attach - during the transition or during the actual swearing-in?" Schiff has cited Donald Trump Jr.'s claim of attorney-client privi...

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  • US Ambassador Alice Wells acknowledges Pakistan's role in countering terrorism
US Ambassador Alice Wells acknowledges Pakistan's role in countering terrorism

Pakistan on Monday urged the USA to take their bilateral relationship forward during the first visit by a United States delegation since the suspension of security aid to the South Asian country over its perceived inaction against terror groups.

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  • 7 hospitalized 1 week after deadly California mudslides
7 hospitalized 1 week after deadly California mudslides

That's a fraction of the more than 1,000 homes and buildings destroyed by the fire that burned out of control for more than a month, but the mudslide was far deadlier. The litigation contends that the utility had to pay $37 million in fines to the state's Public Utility Commission because of its failure to properly maintain and inspect power poles ...

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  • North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'
North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

And in November, Trump called Kim "fat", after Kim allegedly called Trump "old". "By conducting different military actions, one of the objectives that the US might have is to drive a wedge between political leaders and military leaders inside North Korea ", he added.

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  • Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials
Measles outbreak spreading across England, warn health officials

People most at risk of catching measles are those haven't had the infection in the past or are not fully vaccinated with 2 doses of MMR vaccine, such as babies under 12 months and those with weakened immune systems. Parents of children who have not been fully vaccinates are being urged to do so as soon as possible. Two doses of the vaccine is neces...

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  • Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump
Dr. Ronny Jackson's glowing bill of health for Trump

Jackson , a Navy rear admiral, said Trump is in "excellent" health and spent about an hour fielding a wide range of questions about his medical exam. president is fit for office. "He has incredible genes, I just assume". However, though Trump got a flawless score in the cognitive test, Jackson did admit that Trump could do better if he lost...

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  • Winds of up 80mph predicted to hit West Berkshire tonight
Winds of up 80mph predicted to hit West Berkshire tonight

There will also be "high seas along Atlantic coasts" with a risk of "coastal flooding". But tonight the rain is forecast to get heavier, with the winds becoming very strong in the early hours. The spokesman said: "This morning there will be sunny spells and scattered showers, some may be of sleet in the north and east or snow on higher ground".

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  • Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Purchases £191.70 in Stock
Prudential plc (PRU) Insider Purchases £191.70 in Stock

The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $123.75. About 1.37M shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NYSE:LLL) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, December 5. Therefore 71% are positive. Prudential plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,524 ($20.67) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,984 ($26.91...

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  • NSA internet surveillance programme set to continue as Senate limits debate
NSA internet surveillance programme set to continue as Senate limits debate

John Neely Kennedy, R-La., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., to cast the decisive votes. The vote ran for over an hour, slowing down considerably as the final votes trickled in and eventually slowing to a halt at 58-38. The provision "is the single most effective tool that we have to assure the American people that we're doing everything we can to provi...

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  • Notre Dame players, including Kevin Stepherson and Deon McIntonsh, dismissed from team
Notre Dame players, including Kevin Stepherson and Deon McIntonsh, dismissed from team

That's not counting senior rover Drue Tranquill, who announced last month that he'll be back in South Bend for a fifth season in 2018. Although Notre Dame can keep its coaches' salaries private, there's no question that this marks a dramatic raise for Elko.

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  • Syrian regime vows to drive US out of country
Syrian regime vows to drive US out of country

The US-led coalition says the force, expected to reach 30,000 in the next several years, is a key element of its strategy to prevent the resurgence of the Islamic State group in Syria and would be deployed along Syria's border with Turkey and Iraq.

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  • Alaska Selects Cities For New Paine Field Flights
Alaska Selects Cities For New Paine Field Flights

United announced in August past year that it would launch commercial service from Paine Field, with a total of six daily flights to Denver and San Francisco. According to publicly available traffic data, by flying out of Paine Field, Everett residents, for example, could shave up to 80 minutes off their airport commute, during peak traffic congesti...

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  • Carillion collapse: Small firms' support ends in 2 days
Carillion collapse: Small firms' support ends in 2 days

Bernard Jenkin , the Conservative Party chairman of the House of Commons Public Administration Committee, said, "This really shakes public confidence in the ability of the private sector to deliver public services and infrastructure". Meanwhile, a parliamentary inquiry has been called for to examine government sourcing practices following the c...

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  • President Trump's 'DACA is dead' tweet leaves local DACA recipients worried
President Trump's 'DACA is dead' tweet leaves local DACA recipients worried

According to reports, Trump decried immigration from " shithole countries ", like Haiti and African nations, questioning why the USA should admit people from such countries over immigrants from countries like Norway. Several people who were at the meeting last week or familiar with the discussions, said Trump disparaged those countries in...

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  • Trump Continues to Criticize Democrats Over DACA Demands
Trump Continues to Criticize Democrats Over DACA Demands

Donald Trump hasn't yet served a full year in office, but according to Politico , when he's not golfing at one of his properties or live-tweeting his favorite Fox News program, the president is sizing up-and dressing down-potential 2020 challengers.

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  • More Snow Expected For Piedmont Than In West
More Snow Expected For Piedmont Than In West

Forecasters said up to 4 inches could fall in central North Carolina, with a couple of inches expected around Raleigh and father east. Wednesday's expected winter weather likely won't measure up to the January 3 storm, at least not in most of the Pee Dee.

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  • 4 people die, including 2 kids, in Detroit-area fire
4 people die, including 2 kids, in Detroit-area fire

The identities of the victims have yet to be released, but Chief Lintz said they believe the victims are two boys around ages two and five, an adult male and an adult female. Officials say the fire started early this morning and a neighbor called 911. Police say the injured were taken to a hospital for treatment and at least one had severe burns.

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  • Government Resumes Processing DACA Renewals
Government Resumes Processing DACA Renewals

Even Democrats who won't be in tough races in 2018 or 2020 are slowly feeling out the political dilemma they could face in the coming days - with some refusing to take clear positions on whether they'd back a government funding bill that didn't include DACA.

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  • Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat
Wisconsin Dems Flip GOP Held State Senate Seat

But her win is a sign of hope for Democrats, who have been pushed to the brink of irrelevancy after seven years of Republican control of both legislative houses and the governor's office. The conservative Americans for Prosperity spent at least $50,000 on ads , and the Wisconsin Alliance for Reform and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce threw in a...

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  • New poster of Kareena and Sonam-starrer Veere Di Wedding
New poster of Kareena and Sonam-starrer Veere Di Wedding

The second quarter of the year 2017 stayed witness to some of the sparkling weddings of the Indian cricketers and Ranveer Singh's relationship with Deepika Padukone making headlines. Everything I put out there is with his permission and whatever he puts out there is with my permission. Sonam's next big screen outing is " Pad Man " where she is ac...

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