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Author: 0 Trump picks Alex Azar as health secretary to replace Tom Price

Azar's nomination, which must be confirmed by the Senate, comes a month and a half after Secretary Tom Price resigned amid a scandal over his use of private jets to conduct government business. While at Lilly, Azar served on the board of directors for BIO, a drug lobby, according to Politico . Other names that have been floated to replace Price include Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration ...

Global Media Delhi government files plea in NGT seeking changes in its previous directions
Author: 0 Delhi government files plea in NGT seeking changes in its previous directions

The "odd-even" scheme , introduced temporarily previous year, says vehicles with license plates ending in odd numbers can only be driven on odd-numbered dates, and those with even-numbers on others. The Green Court suggested that the implementation of odd-even scheme makes sense when the PM-10 level is above 500 micrograms per cubic metre and the PM-2.5 goes above 300 micrograms per cubic metre.

Global Media Man Charged In Uber Driver's Death To Face Judge
Author: 0 Man Charged In Uber Driver's Death To Face Judge

Tolk was driving south on 11th Avenue late Sunday night when he stopped at an intersection near Chelsea Piers, which contains an ice skating rink. Photo : Randolph Tolk During the altercation, Tolk was hit in the head with a hockey stick.

Global Media One Nation Senator leaves One Nation on first day of job
Author: 0 One Nation Senator leaves One Nation on first day of job

Hanson says she also tried to get in touch but "those efforts fell on deaf ears" and she instead communicated via his brother, making it clear she felt it best if he stood aside to pave the way for the return of Roberts, who finally renounced his British citizenship late previous year.

Global Media Xi calls on Seoul to resume North Korea talks
Author: 0 Xi calls on Seoul to resume North Korea talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping encouraged his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in to resume dialogue with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua reports. Seoul says more than 30,000 North Koreans have defected to the South since the end of the Korean War in 1953. South Korea attaches importance to China's concern on the THAAD issue, and has no intention to harm China's interests of strategic security, he said.

Author: 0 Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at North Korea

The battle groups of the USS Ronald Reagan, the Theodore Roosevelt and the Nimitz will successively enter the exercise area during the drills that run until Tuesday in waters off South Korea's eastern coast, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said.

Global Media British govt accused of hurting case of woman jailed in Iran
Author: 0 British govt accused of hurting case of woman jailed in Iran

Mr Johnson has since said the government has "no doubt" she was on holiday "and that was the sole objective of her visit". Johnson later apologized for his comment, but Iran's state broadcaster said it was an implicit admission of guilt. "For Michael Gove to go on TV today and say he wasn't sure ... he should know that Nazanin was on holiday and in compounding the lie that was told about training journalists, he is only going to make life worse for my constituent".

Global Media North Korea slams Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour: State media
Author: 0 North Korea slams Trump's 'warmonger' Asia tour: State media

President Trump has not ruled out friendly relations with North Korea . "If that did happen, it would be a good thing for, I can tell you, for North Korea. The harsh words between the leaders have escalated in recent months after North Korea threatened to launch missiles toward the U.S. territory of Guam.

Global Media Injured In Stabbing At Mall Of America Macy's Store, 1 In Custody
Author: 0 Injured In Stabbing At Mall Of America Macy's Store, 1 In Custody

Potts said that the suspect went into a dressing room and tried to take another customer's property. The victim's family attempted to intervene and a second victim sustained a knife wound. Police say both stabbing victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. "I knew something was not right". Situma wasn't sure how many people were stabbed.

Global Media Anita Board drag racing crash death leaves WA dragster community devastated
Author: 0 Anita Board drag racing crash death leaves WA dragster community devastated

Worksafe was notified about the crash but a spokeswoman said after making inquiries with police and the Motorplex, there was nothing to suggest the incident was a workplace issue. The post followed another on the family's Facebook page in the early hours of Sunday morning after Anita's death was confirmed, where Mr Broad wrote that "my heart [is] in a million pieces".

Global Media Missile Targeting Saudi Airport Was Iranian, Says US Official
Author: 0 Missile Targeting Saudi Airport Was Iranian, Says US Official

Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Abdullah al-Mouallimi, told Asharq Al-Awsat on Thursday that a committee tasked with following up on UN decisions was now investigating the Iranian ballistic missiles in the framework of updating violations against UN Resolutions, adding that the Saudi side awaits the results of the probe.

Global Media Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th
Author: 0 Women's Cross Country Finishes 6th At NCAA Central Region, Men 12th

Fellow seniors Coleman Churitch (32:08.1), Mitchell Gomez (32:15.5) and Wesley Pectol (32:22.1) finished 40, 50 and 51, respectively. She finished the 6K race in 20:26.2. "Ben is a great racer who always puts himself in the right positions to race well at the end". The No. 20 Washington men led the chasing pack and ran as a group for most of the race.

Global Media New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern slams 'unacceptable' Manus Island situation
Author: 0 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern slams 'unacceptable' Manus Island situation

Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers at Manus Island have barricaded themselves inside the closed detention centre, with some describing the situation as a humanitarian crisis. It says boat arrivals will never enter Australia, even if found to be refugees, as this would encourage people smugglers in Asia. And she has not moved to negotiate directly with PNG while Australia leaves New Zealand's offer "on the table" but does not totally reject it.

Global Media Longtime New York gossip columnist Liz Smith dead at 94
Author: 0 Longtime New York gossip columnist Liz Smith dead at 94

Liz Smith attends the Edgar Awards of the Mystery Writers of America in NY in May 2003. " Liz passed away at the age of 94 and with her, a piece of NY". Smith started out writing the anonymous Cholly Knickerbocker gossip column in the 1950s for the Hearst papers. She later wrote for Cosmopolitan and Sports Illustrated .

Global Media RSS worker hacked to death by CPI (M) activists
Author: 0 RSS worker hacked to death by CPI (M) activists

Anandan, who was hacked on his neck, was rushed to Rajah Hospital, but his life could not be saved. Anandan's friends say that he had told them about a white Swift vehicle following him for the past few days in the locality. "This couldn't have taken place without the knowledge, permission and blessings of the local CPI (M) leadership". "This incident proves that the CPI (M) is not prepared to lay down arms even after all the peace efforts".

Global Media Warsaw nationalist march draws tens of thousands
Author: 0 Warsaw nationalist march draws tens of thousands

Police estimated about 60,000 people showed up for the nationalist march, while about 2,000 counterprotesters - described by some to be "anti-facist" - also attended. Polish resident Kamil Staszalek told AFP that he was marching with fellow countrymen to "honour the memory of those who fought for Poland's freedom".

Global Media 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocks northern Iraq
Author: 0 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocks northern Iraq

The epicenter was also 64 miles southeast of the city of As-Sulaymaniyah, near the Iranian border. An Iraqi meteorology official told Reuters that the strong quake which hit parts of Iraq on Sunday, including the capital Baghdad, was measuring 6.5 magnitude.

Global Media Children, 2 Adults Injured at San Diego Parkour Gym Following Stairwell Collapse
Author: 0 Children, 2 Adults Injured at San Diego Parkour Gym Following Stairwell Collapse

Joe Saari said that when he and his wife dropped off their two children for a few hours, there were 100 to 150 kids at the warehouse, which includes trampolines and bouncy houses. However, none of them were injured. The injuries are described as minor to moderate. The gym specializes in parkour , which is a sport that requires athletes to navigate obstacle courses.

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