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United Nations says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

United Nations says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050 Nigeria is set to overtake the USA in population by 2050. The UN says nine countries will account for half of the world's population growth from 7.6 billion in 2017 to 9.8 billion in 2050. In its 24th round of estimates released in 2015, it was projected that the population of India will surpass that of China's by 2022. Further, large and persistent economic and demographic asymmetries between... [Full Article...]

Armed robbers go on the run after killing two guards

Armed robbers go on the run after killing two guards In a Facebook post addressed directly to the men, the nearby Oconee County Sheriff's Office encouraged the inmates to surrender because "you won't be out for long". "They're risky criminals. And and we need the public's help in locating these vehicles and locating these individuals", Stills said. Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a getaway vehicle and fled, armed with the officers'.40-caliber Glo... [Full Article...]

Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat

Trump eases Qatar critique, offers to mediate Gulf spat He said normal life in Qatar is "not affected" by the blockage, insisting the tiny country maintains sufficient access to other air and sea routes to secure food for its people. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the federal minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, said Qatar and Pakistan last year signed a $1 billion agreement, under which Qatar's Liquefied Gas Company Limited will sell LNG from 2016 to ... [Full Article...]

Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

The tech CEOs and White House also plan to discuss Trump's review announced in April of the USA visa program for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country. Tesla CEO Elon Musk , who once served as an economic advisor to the president, has already announced that he would step down following Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change . [Full Article...]

Severe Storms and possible Flash Flooding!

Severe Storms and possible Flash Flooding! Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to roll through those areas starting late Monday afternoon through midnight, NWS said. The first half of Sunday will remain dry, with any showers and storms remaining on the Canadian side of the border, according to a Weather Service forecast discussion posted Saturday night. [Full Article...]

Russian fighter jet flies just 5 feet from US spy plane

Russian fighter jet flies just 5 feet from US spy plane In another intercept in April 2016, A Russian Su-27 barrel-rolled over another RC-135 and came within 50 feet of the plane. Another official called the Russian pilot's maneuvers "erratic". Davis noted that the "vast majority" of intercepts of American aircraft by the Russian military are safe encounters. The intercepts come a day after relations between the USA and Russian Federation regarding... [Full Article...]

Ukraine leader gets low-key presidential welcome at White House

Ukraine leader gets low-key presidential welcome at White House The latest sanctions target Ukrainian and Russian officials and companies that USA authorities accuse of helping Russia tighten its grip on the Crimean Peninsula, a part of Ukraine annexed by Russia in 2014 in a move Western leaders denounced as illegal. [Full Article...]

Uber rolls out tipping to improve driver relations

Uber rolls out tipping to improve driver relations Passengers will be charged if they cancel their ride after more than two minutes - down from five minutes. But even though we can all agree that drivers deserve gratuities for going the extra distance (or just waiting for you when you take longer than two minutes to get the hell out of your house), Uber hasn't made it easy. [Full Article...]

Birdies lift Paul Casey after rough patch at US Open

Birdies lift Paul Casey after rough patch at US Open Nearly an inch of rain fell on the course overnight, but scoring conditions were far from easy as the likes of former champion Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood tried to move into contention. 3 Jason Day . The big story from day two, though, was the amount of firepower that exited stage left before the weekend. The leader board even reserved the right to produce names only lightly discussed ... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers

Pennsylvania issues permits to 12 medical marijuana growers The two companies did not receive grower permits in any other regions in the state. Permits were issued to Pure Penn LLC in McKeesport, Allegheny County, and AGRiMED Industries of PA LLC in Carmichaels, Greene County. "The evaluation team was made up of inter-agency experts", Collins said. "Letters of support from lawmakers were not considered" when evaluating the applications, said Collins. [Full Article...]

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season Blood testing has been introduced to boost chances of discovering the presence of certain substances - particularly human growth hormone - in an athlete's system, though urine testing will remain "the predominant method". The International Olympic Committee urged the PGA Tour to adopt fully Wada's code before the sport's return to the Olympics in 2016, where players were subject to blood testi... [Full Article...]

Pentagon chides Russia over 'unsafe' intercept of US spy plane

Hernandez says the incident was on Monday when the U.S. RC-135 was on a routine mission in global airspace. "We were flying in worldwide airspace and did nothing to provoke this behavior", said Capt. According to the Russian news agency Interfax the Russian Defense Ministry accused the RC-135 of performing provocative maneuvers toward the Russian fighter. [Full Article...]

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Visits Cuba To Build Agricultural Relationship

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Visits Cuba To Build Agricultural Relationship She maintains Cubans do not have true liberty despite the recent reforms. Trump's new policy, embodied in a Presidential Memorandum , partially closes two holes that Obama punched in the embargo. Among the reasons for his decision, Trump had stated that the Obama administration's policy only allowed the Cuban regime to benefit from increased tourism. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in New York City

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in New York City Tarrant County officials spotted 2016's first case of West Nile on July 13. TCPH is reminding residents of the importance of taking personal protective measures to safeguard against West Nile Virus . Drain water that collects in pool covers. Not everyone infected with West Nile virus will become ill, but the virus can cause serious complications, including neurological diseases, and can al... [Full Article...]

John Oliver takes on Trump and the coal industry

John Oliver takes on Trump and the coal industry He also calls out what he sees as Trump's disingenuous rhetoric: "Trump needs to stop lying to coal miners", Oliver said. "When coal jobs go away, communities feel it", said Oliver, particularly because coal jobs are high paying jobs. However, Oliver pointed out Trump may actually have no idea what it is that miners do after showing a video of the president pretending to mine coal at a rally. [Full Article...]

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

Khan called it "a deliberate attack on innocent Londoners, many of whom were finishing prayers during the holy month of Ramadan". In the hours immediately following the attack, the Metropolitan Police in public statements described it as a "vehicle in collision with pedestrians". [Full Article...]

Verify: Is coconut oil worse for you heart than other oils?

Verify: Is coconut oil worse for you heart than other oils? A chart in the document shows that coconut oil has more saturated fat than lard, canola oil or even butter. The dream that coconut oil is a healthier oil has been shattered and a new study advises against using the oil altogether. In an unpleasant surprise for many health food devotees, research showed that coconut oil increased LDL ("bad") cholesterol in seven out of seven controlled trials. [Full Article...]

19 children killed, injured every day in USA by firearms

19 children killed, injured every day in USA by firearms For nonfatal firearm injuries, the researchers examined data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System database. The highest rates for homicides were concentrated in the South; across the Midwestern states of Illinois, Missouri, Michigan and OH; and in California, Nevada, Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania. [Full Article...]

Severe thunderstorm warning for much of metro Richmond until 6:15 pm

Severe thunderstorm warning for much of metro Richmond until 6:15 pm Severe Weather Team 2 is tracking the potential for storms as we head into the overnight hours from Sunday into Monday. Sever weather could start to develop around 1:30 p.m. There's also a chance for "scattered, ping-pong size" hail and even a couple of tornadoes. "Isolated in nature, but we have to throw that out there". [Full Article...]

Driver plows into crowd outside London mosque, injuring 10

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said police are investigating whether the death of the man who was being given first aid was a direct result of the attack, but it was too early to say for sure. Eyewitnesses interviewed by ABC News said people had gathered outside the mosque after prayers when the van drove into them. Finsbury Park Mosque chairman, Mohammed Kozbar de... [Full Article...]


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