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South African court rules against ICC withdrawal

Victims' only hope for justice is to be heard in court, he said, and urged the Kenyan government to support the court and embrace an global justice system, according to a Hivisasa report. South Africa said it was quitting the ICC because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws. The DA contended that parliament's approval was required before the notice could be delivered to the UN.

Dashcam captures 'atom bomb' inferno of Melbourne plane crash

According to multiple media reports, Quartermain, the pilot, was the owner of the charter company Corporate and Leisure Travel. Steven Leane, Victoria's Assistant Police Commissioner, says the pilot tried to turn back after realising there was a problem with the engine, but couldn't.

Renault RS17 F1 Launch: 'Arms race' will stunt small teams - Abiteboul

In fact the French outfit says that not a single part is shared between the auto it used a year ago and the one you see here, unveiled before the gathered media in London today. Also confident was Abiteboul, who said at the launch that Renault's target for the year was to finish in the points at every race. At Viry we have seen the fruits of the refinement and restructuring through the reliable step forward in performance in 2016 and we know there is more to come in 2017.

Flu vaccine is only moderately protective this year, CDC says

Expectant mothers should be vaccinated during pregnancy to protect themselves and pass protection on to their unborn babies. "Unfortunately, this flu season is far from over", Tengelsen said. Image credit: Monet / Fotolia / EmpowHer " There is still time to go out and get it. "Antivirals are especially important for those at increased risk of complications from influenza, including pregnant women and anyone hospitalized with suspected influenza complications".

Spain's Princess Cristina cleared of corruption charges

Inaki Urdangarin - the monarch's brother-in-law - was convicted by the Mallorca court of perversion of justice, embezzlement, fraud, influence peddling and tax fraud. After her 1997 fairytale marriage to Urdangarin, Princess Cristina was constantly in the celebrity spotlight and won praise for having a salaried job.

Americans stress levels on the rise, survey shows

The APA's Stress in America survey has been collecting data about stress levels in this country for about a decade. The majority of Americans (57 per cent) said they thought the current political climate in the United States was a significant source of stress.

Facebook Finally Adds Dedicated Weather Section To Its Mobile App

At the top of this new section, there are simulations which change depending on the current weather . Facebook will also let users opt to receive weather reports, so they don't forget to pack an umbrella on a potentially rainy day. The Weather section is added in the app's menu to check forecasts. Unfortunately, you can't swipe between multiple locations just yet. This update can be viewed as an extension to the previous feature.

Iran to Reciprocate New US Sanctions

The entities include companies based in Tehran, the UAE, Lebanon and China. The White House signaled a tougher stance toward Iran on Wednesday when Michael Flynn, Trump's national security adviser, said he was putting Iran "on notice" after the missile test and senior USA officials said the administration was reviewing how to respond.

Living without lungs for six days saves woman's life

Several times on that Sunday in late April, doctors brought family members in to say goodbye to the then-32-year-old mother. But befire they could do that, they had to answer numerous questions: Could they maintain the oxygen and blood pressure levels once the lungs were remove? The doctors had no choice but to recommend a high-risk and experimental surgical approach - removing the woman's lungs, and keeping her on life support until a viable donor could be identified.

Patrice Evra reveals why he turned down Crystal Palace move

Evra had previously been linked with a move to Crystal Palace, but following the arrival of Jeffrey Schlupp and the expected signing of Patrick Van Aanholt it appears Sam Allardyce has opted against signing the former United defender. "He's a great champion, a great professional and I'm sorry he's left", he said. "Many clubs were interested, but as soon as I heard that Marseille were making an offer, I did not hesitate", said Evra.

HP Announces Huge Battery Recall For Overheating Risk

A notice of the recall has been issued by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Mexican and Canadian authorities, who state that the recall affects around 101,000 computers. The recall covers an additional 101,000 laptops to the 41,000 units that were deemed potentially defective in June 2016, bringing the total number to 142,000 notebooks.

Cancer Death Rates Down Nationwide, But Spike in Poorer Areas

They show that, even in the most recent data from 2014, large inequalities persisted. In all, 160 counties showed increases in cancer death rates between 1980 and 2014, noted Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Snow, sleet and freezing rain forecast for parts of Vermont

Snowfall amounts of six or more inches will be possible across much of the region, including the Sioux Falls area. Rain is expected to develop from south to north later in the morning on Monday , but winds will begin to increase overnight tonight ahead of the rain, forecasters predict.

Sitting too long makes you fat, age faster

Furthermore, other conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancers, might accelerate the degeneration. The findings were published in the American Journal of Epidemiology . The chronological age of a person doesn't always match the person's biological age. But Shadyab's study shows that sedentary behavior has potentially aging effects on the cells, and exercise may be one way to combat that aging process.

Trump talked to husband of slain Orlando officer

Demings said Loyd would be charged with two counts of first-degree murder in Dixon's death last month. In court Thursday, Loyd told a judge someone else killed Dixon on December 9, a crime for which he already was facing five charges when Clayton spotted him outside of the Walmart.

Watch Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren School Trump's Education Secretary Pick

Well, I think maybe you could see that I was pretty stunned when she couldn't articulate just some compassion for what schools are going through when we have had on some years an average of one school shooting every week. Hill contributor Cyra Master explains DeVos was "instrumental helping him establish and defend the first federal school choice initiative in America, the D.C.

Bigg Boss 10: Mona Lisa and Vikrant's haldi ceremony in BB house

In the garden area, the luxury budget items are placed on a table with a plastic string attached to it. The housemates are required to pick up the items with their mouth, transfer it to the other contestant who has to hold it in his/her mouth and pass it on to the next contestant.

Grayson Allen's indefinite suspension for tripping opponents lasted 1 game

Duke basketball's "indefinite suspension" of star guard Grayson Allen for repeatedly and purposely tripping opponents lasted for. wait for it now. "He ultimately felt that I was ready to come back, and I felt good coming back", Allen said. Further, Krzyzewski is about to take a leave of absence from the team, as he undergoes back surgery.

Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill To Delay Pot Shops

A bill delaying MA marijuana retail sales for six months was expected to the signed by Gov. Charlie Baker, a real bummer for pot smokers after voters approved a ballot measure last month legalizing the selling and possession of weed. Among the key deadlines that would be put off six months include the current March 1 deadline for state Treasurer Deb Goldberg to appoint a cannabis control commission to oversee the recreational marijuana market; a September 15 deadline for the commission to ...

Jennifer Lopez makes it official with Drake!

Even as the couple has continued to stay relatively silent about whether or not they were dating, they have been posting pictures together, with the latest being the most intimate to date. Rihanna has always been a fan of Jennifer's style, and gave the singer a pair of blue boots from her collaboration with Manolo Blahnik earlier this year (16).

Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys: What Monday night means to both teams

The Lions need a win and a loss by the Packers or the Buccaneers . So, the Cowboys are definitely in a better position here. The new glove will still cover just his injured middle finger, but the material will be different, designed for an indoor game as opposed to last week's inclement conditions.

Showing Ample Bosom, Kylie Jenner Sparks Boob Job Rumor Again

Fans on her Instagram have praised her looks with one writing "Beauty overloaded" - but Kylie has changed her body to look differently. The plastic surgeon who has never treated the star tells HollywoodLife.com, "It's not just Kylie's lips that have undergone an enhancement".

BlackBerry boosts 2017 forecast on software, services growth

The remaining 22 per cent of revenue came from service access fees, which brought in $67 million down from $91 million last quarter and $173 million at the same time past year. BLACKBERRY'S shift from devices to software appears to be paying off after the Canadian firm posted a profit for the third quarter of the year and raised its revenue forecast for 2017.

Pregnant women becoming increasingly dependent on marijuana

They cited that use of medical marijuana is touted by "some sources on the internet" as a remedy for general nausea during pregnancy, as well as the more severe condition, hyperemesis gravidarum. Between 2001 and 2013 cannabis use among American adults more than doubled. The use was most prevalent among women ages 18 to 25, indicating that younger women are at greater risk.

Lions' coach says Stafford can play despite finger problem

Stafford suffered the injury in the first quarter of the Lions' 20-17 win over the Bears. "Was just trying to figure out what was the best way to manage it", Stafford said. The Lions came away with the win, but their quarterback's health is in question. Detroit's season hasn't just been exciting - it's been historic.

Christmas Tree Tips To Avoid Dangerous Holiday Fire Hazards

A year ago at this time, I was watching odd men lay strips of processed-wood flooring throughout the house, wondering if I'd ever celebrate Christmas again. Keep in mind, potted trees should spend no more than about a week indoors, otherwise they'll assume it's already springtime and will begin to grow in the warmth of your home.

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

National Partnership for Women & Families President Debra L. Ness calls Puzder "an appalling choice to serve as U.S. Secretary of Labor". The liberal outrage Thursday was over Trump's selection of fast food CEO Andrew Puzder to head up the Labor Department .

Chinese media blame Donald Trump's 'inexperience' over Taiwan call

China blamed Taiwan for the call, but also lodged a diplomatic protest with the United States on Saturday, saying the "one China" policy was the bedrock of relations between China and the United States. In a November article for Foreign Policy magazine, Trump advisors Peter Navarro and Alexander Gray wrote that the Obama administration's treatment of Taiwan had been "egregious" and called for more support of "this beacon of democracy in Asia (that) is perhaps the most militarily vulnerable ...

10 alarm fire burning in Cambridge

Images from miles away broadcast on social media showed a massive tower of smoke stretching into the afternoon sky and residents several blocks away said they were unable to go outside without inhaling smoke and ash. Most of the buildings affected by the fire are triple-decker homes. "We are very lucky that we didn't have serious, serious fatalities", Reardon said.

Lack of sleep is costing the UK economy up to £40 billion

According to a study by Rand Europe , the USA economy is suffering the greatest impact, losing an estimated $411 billion annually through exhausted or absent employees. Colin Espie, professor of sleep medicine at the University of Oxford, says we ignore the beneficial effects of good sleep at our peril. And it's not just bad for your health - it's also bad for the global economy .

Dozens arrested in minimum wage protests across the US

The effort is part of a broader "Day of Disruption" planned by activist group Fight for $15, which advocates for raising the minimum wage. According to Commander Elvin Barren of the Detroit Police Department, the protest was peaceful, and about 350 people participated.

China's crackdown spreads to luxury cars

The move is part of Beijing's wide-reaching campaign against conspicuous luxury consumption and flashy displays of wealth since President Xi Jinping rolled out a graft crackdown that called for thrift of the country's political elite in 2013.

Controversy in Russia over Holocaust ice dance

Navka competed with her partner Andrew Burkovsjy on the Russian television show Ice age , the Daily Mail reported . Although the performance was inspired by the Oscar winning film and was set to its soundtrack, many were nonetheless bothered by what was viewed as an inappropriate take on Jewish suffering.

Jayalalithaa 'Breathing Beautifully Without Ventilator', Says Apollo Hospital

The AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa was been said to be fit and responding well, but she was continuously been kept in the ICCU. According to reports, the Apollo Hospitals while giving out information about the health condition of TN CM, said that her mental functions are absolutely normal and she can go anytime she wants.

Bernie Sanders tapped for Senate Democratic leadership post

Senate Democrats elected Chuck Schumer from NY at Senate Minority Leader, replacing the retiring Harry Reid . He will be succeeding Harry Reid (NV), who will be retiring after the current term. Sanders' official title is chair of outreach, while Warren will serve as vice chairs and Baldwin as secretary of the Democratic conference. Warren and Sanders represent a more populist movement within the Democratic party, often tied together for their viral rants against big banks and corporations.

French tourists die from heart attacks on Great Barrier Reef

A third person in the group later suffered an undisclosed medical condition, but survived. "I've had 35 years in the industry and I've never heard anything like that". A doctor from another tourist boat was able to help the staff in their efforts, but was forced to declare both snorkelers dead, McKenzie said. Passions of Paradise has taken hundreds of thousands of tourists to the reef, with a fatality in 1997.

Trump says he's open to keeping parts of Affordable Care Act

The U-turn comes after Mr Trump met with Obama at the White House on Friday (NZ time), after which he said he favours keeping at least two parts of the Act. According to WSJ , Trump approved banning insurance companies which denied consumers coverage on the basis of so-called pre-existing conditions. "Certainly, I would certainly think about that".

Competing claims of voter fraud, intimidation raise tensions

Election officials in Utah said voting machine problems in the southern part of the state forced poll workers early in the day to use paper ballots. Based on polling, there are 13 toss-up states that will decide the election, according to Real Clear, starting with Florida .

BMO Capital Markets Reaffirmed "Hold" Rating for Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (PCRX)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a "hold" rating on shares of BioCryst Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $53.11 on the shares of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Q3 2016 Earnings Estimate for TripAdvisor Inc. Issued By Oppenheimer Holdings (TRIP)

The company had revenue of $421 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $436.31 million. The firm stated its referral and transaction income fell 9.6 percent in the third quarter ended September 30. The firm's shares were down 13 percent at $54.89 in following-hours trading on Tuesday. TRIP has been the subject of a number of other reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twenty have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the ...

Celtics' Al Horford remains in National Basketball Association concussion protocol a week after injury

The Celtics have lacked a skillset like this from the big man position in quite some time. "That's the main thing I was thinking about". "Hell of a road win, on the road against a good team". The Boston Celtics were hoping to have Al Horford back in time for Wednesday night's game against the Wizards , but his status is again in doubt as the big man has not progressed in the NBA's concussion protocol.

Rain again delaying NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas

I mean taking six hours to dry a race track that didn't get that much rain is definitely over the top. Last year Edwards was eliminated from Chase contention last year when rain shortened the Phoenix International Raceway event. "We can't let it end like this", a dejected Edwards said once the message was relayed that night. "This sport very is tough because the outcome a lot of times is not reflective of how well you did", Edwards said.

More than five million votes cast in Florida

More than 24 million Americans have already cast votes - through absentee ballots, voting by mail or by early voting. Clinton is scheduled to visit again this weekend. "I think there's just negativity on both sides, so you get to a point where you're just numb with the new things that come out", he said. Thompson said the county is doing everything it can to get ballots to every voter who has requested one, including paying extra to mail the ballots faster.

Cancer to kill 5.5 mn women a year by 2030

But, they added, numerous deaths in these low- and middle-income countries could be prevented with cost-effective treatment. This represented a near 60-percent increase in less than two decades, said an analysis conducted by the American Cancer Society (ACS), released Tuesday at the World Cancer Congress in Paris .

Birth control for men: Is there gender inequality in health research?

But according to researchers, the jab was proven 96 percent effective. And researchers apparently aren't ready to give up just yet. Richard Anderson, the author of the study , told Broadly that "at the end of the day, it's going to be a matter of someone taking it, and if they find the side effects too bad, they're going to stop taking it and look for something else".

Mobile phone lorry driver to be sentenced over crash deaths

She said: "On the 10th of August 2016, Mr Kroker made the decision to change his music on his phone whilst driving a lorry at 50mph". His vehicle hit a smaller carwhich had slowed down to a stop, and caused the death of a 45-year-old woman and three children in the auto.

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Hockey is a serious sport, so serious, you might forget most of these guys are high school kids. "I went to Decorah and had my biopsy done on that mobile truck that comes in from one of the major hospitals". After 40, they should have a breast exam and mammograms every year. Lumps on the breast or under the arms are not the only signs that something may be wrong.

Healthcast, New Approach In Breast Cancer Treatment

During October, The Dispatch has participated in this month-long awareness campaign through a series of stories that have touched on several aspects of the disease - from personal stories of victims, to treatment to support groups. Kajig added how important it was to have the support of family and loved ones. Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in women, and even with a shrinking death rate it is still a very serious disease.

Chinese yuan continues to weaken against United States dollars

As of 0706 GMT, offshore yuan was trading 0.09 percent weaker than the onshore spot at 6.7773 per dollar. It traded at 6.7836 as of 12.30pm in NY, down 0.2 per cent from Friday's close. Bitcoin rose to an nearly three-month high amid a surge in volume on speculation that local investors use the cryptocurrency to circumvent capital controls.

Updated guidelines on infant sleep highlight danger of parents' tiredness

The reasons behind the protective effect are not fully understood. Parents should place babies to sleep on their backs and on a firm surface without any soft or loose bedding. Cigarette smoke exposure is associated with increased risk of SIDS, therefore pregnant women should not smoke and they, and their infants , should avoid exposure to smoke.