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Author: 0 Workplace gender gap fuels Switzerland's plunge in global index

The annual report ranks 144 countries on its Global Gender Gap Index to see how they compare in terms of gender equality on four key dimensions: economic participation and opportunities, educational attainment, health and survival and political empowerment.

Medicine Seven things to know about the 2017-18 flu season
Author: 0 Seven things to know about the 2017-18 flu season

The Division of Public Health recommends all Delawareans who are at least six month old to get their flu shot. But check with your provider to make sure you don't have to have the shot administered by your doctor or at a specific location in order for it to be free.

Author: 0 Open-sea wind farms could power humanity, but there's a catch

The study by the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford University in California has calculated a wind farm spanning three million square kilometres - roughly the size of India - and based in the North Atlantic ocean could generate "civilisation scale power".

Medicine Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
Author: 0 Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is under control". The Wisconsin Republican said he expects the Trump administration to send Congress a request for a long-term recovery package once damage assessments are conducted.

Medicine 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says
Author: 0 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

Medicine 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says
Author: 0 'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday.

Medicine San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story
Author: 0 San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". "This is a "people are dying" story", she said in disbelief. State troopers boarded a Delta plane September 29 for their Hurricane Relief mission in Puerto Rico .

Medicine Gov. signs executive order mobilizing resources for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Gov. signs executive order mobilizing resources for Puerto Rico

On Wednesday, the USA military swung into action, stepping up an air bridge to the island and assigning a brigadier general to coordinate the relief effort. Suspending the Jones Act will not solve any of these immediate problems. Walsh said the fund, called "Massachusetts for Puerto Rico ", is aiming to raise at least $2 million to aid the devastated island commonwealth and challenged the Boston business community to step up and support it.

Medicine White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace
Author: 0 White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard.

Medicine Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans
Author: 0 Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

Medicine Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans
Author: 0 Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief.

Medicine Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid
Author: 0 Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape. Pitbull has been using his private plane to evacuate cancer patients and transport them for treatment in the continental U.S. President Trump promoted "Made in the USA" products on September 29 and said that his tax plan includes a "giant, beautiful, massive, the biggest ever in our country tax cut".

Medicine What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece
Author: 0 What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

Medicine What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece
Author: 0 What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls .

Medicine Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party
Author: 0 Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic Party attained 20.5 per cent of votes. "Most people are wondering if Germany even exists as it once was". Luxembourg Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn said Nazis are back in the German parliament.

Medicine Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam
Author: 0 Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had been achieved in any case and that was cause for celebration for her. Merkel also went on to say that her party would woo back voters who seemed to have supported the rival AfD this time around.

Medicine Putin and Merkel determined to continue cooperation after Bundestag elections
Author: 0 Putin and Merkel determined to continue cooperation after Bundestag elections

Without such a coalition, Merkel will be left without a majority and thus she won't be able to accomplish much. While joyful supporters of the AfD - a party with links to the far-right French National Front and Britain's UKIP - sang the German anthem at a Berlin club late Sunday, hundreds of protesters shouted " Nazis out! ".

Medicine Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave party
Author: 0 Prominent German nationalist figure Petry to leave party

The far-right, anti-immigrant party was founded just four years ago as an anti-euro force. Chancellor Merkel, who has held the post since she was first elected in 2005, will face a Parliament where the far-right AfD wants to launch a tough debate on the influx of migrants fleeing war, poverty, and persecution.

Medicine Protesters Banned At Jeff Sessions Lecture On Free Speech
Author: 0 Protesters Banned At Jeff Sessions Lecture On Free Speech

The university is about the search for truth, not the imposition of truth by a government censor. They have all kinds of ways to express their own opinions, but I think every American, no matter what their views on the issues, should stand for America, should salute the flag.

Medicine Spain expels North Korean ambassador
Author: 0 Spain expels North Korean ambassador

The US military could not immediately confirm the latest flights. Mattis said earlier this month, after Kim tested the hydrogen bomb, the United States will answer any threat from the North with a "massive military response, a response both effective and overwhelming".

Medicine Tube attack probe deepens, terror threat lowered
Author: 0 Tube attack probe deepens, terror threat lowered

President Donald Trump for tweeting about the police inquiry into the bombing of a subway train in London . He is 21 and was arrested late Saturday in Hounslow in west London under the Terrorism Act. The threat level in the United Kingdom was raised to critical immediately after the attack, meaning another attack was " expected imminently ", but it was lowered to severe on Sunday.

Medicine Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail
Author: 0 Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail

One person was injured when the engine and power auto of the Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani derailed at 11:45 am as it was approaching the Delhi railway station, said Neeraj Sharma, Northern Railways spokesperson. This comes just when the Indian Railways is already facing a lot of heat for repeated incidents of derailment. It can be recalled on August 19, the Utkal Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar district.

Medicine Japan: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test
Author: 0 Japan: North Korea conducts sixth nuclear test

Punggye-ri is the site of Pyongyang's previous nuclear tests . It marks North Korea's sixth nuclear test ever. "We will convene a National Security council meeting to gather and analyze the information", Abe said in a live television broadcast prior to Kono's announcement.

Medicine Historic FDA Approval Makes First Gene Therapy Available in US
Author: 0 Historic FDA Approval Makes First Gene Therapy Available in US

Safety and efficacy of tisagenlecleucel were demonstrated in a multicenter clinical trial comprising 63 pediatric and young adult patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor ALL . It's these patients for whom Kymriah is intended. While promising, CAR-T treatments won't be like other drugs that win FDA approval, which can quickly wind up on pharmacy shelves and hospitals.

Medicine Gilead Sciences broadens portfolio with $11bn Kite Pharma Inc acquisition
Author: 0 Gilead Sciences broadens portfolio with $11bn Kite Pharma Inc acquisition

The company value for the acquisition reflects a 29% premium on the market price. "A lot of people were too cautious about how big it was going to be out of the gate", said Corey Davis, an analyst at H.C. D E Shaw & accumulated 10,282 shares. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted to be $-2.39 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $-7.06. 711,420 are held by Bridger Management Ltd Limited Liability Company.

Medicine Iran Decries Ongoing Violence against Myanmar Muslims
Author: 0 Iran Decries Ongoing Violence against Myanmar Muslims

Alarmed at renewed fighting and incitement in the wake of the attacks on Myanmar security forces in northern areas of Rakhine state, the top United Nations human rights official today urged all sides to renounce the use of violence and called on State authorities to ensure they abide by their obligations under global human rights law.

Medicine Australia wobble badly after Bangladesh rally to post 260 in Mirpur
Author: 0 Australia wobble badly after Bangladesh rally to post 260 in Mirpur

Both players have regularly appeared in limited overs matches against Australia , and Shakib has played in the Big Bash League, however the passing Australian fan could understandably have been relatively unfamiliar with the pair. "You've got to give them credit, they batted well, they bowled well", he said. Herath has claimed nearly 70 per cent of his wickets on home tracks in Sri Lanka while Ashwin was proved even more dominant in familiar climes with greater than 71 per cent of his ...

Medicine One dead, several wounded in knife attack at German supermarket
Author: 0 One dead, several wounded in knife attack at German supermarket

Those hurt in the supermarket included a 50-year-old woman and four men aged 19 to 64, while a 35-year-old Turkish man was wounded while capturing the attacker. "I am furious that the offender is apparently someone who has claimed protection with us in Germany and then directed his hate against us", the mayor added.

Author: 0 Charlie Gard's parents seek court permission to bring son home to die

Even then, as MRC reported , when a judge revisited Charlie's case, the networks spent more time on a picture of Beyoncé's twins than on the British infant. There have also been small protests by supporters of Charlie's parents - a group calling itself "Charlie's Army" - outside Buckingham Palace and Downing Street calling for the hospital to listen to the parents.

Author: 0 Tensions High In Jerusalem Over Recent Escalation In Violence

A large number of Israeli troopers raided the home of 53-year-old Omar Abdel Razek in the central West Bank city of Salfi on Sunday morning, and violently ransacked it before taking the Palestinian lawmaker away to an unknown location. He said security measures at the 37-acre esplanade, with eight entry gates for Muslim worshippers, were insufficient before the shooting attack. A Jordanian man later died of his wounds, a security official said.

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