The GDP grew by just 0.7 percent in the first quarter following a gain of 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter, the US Department of Commerce reported on Friday. Fixed investment was a strong contributor, adding a total of 1.6% to GDP. The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 2.6 percent in the first quarter, compared with an increase of 2.0 percent in the fourth quarter.
Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty who lost about 325 kilograms after undergoing weight-loss surgery in an Indian hospital left Thursday for the United Arab Emirates for long-term treatment. Ahmed to make the trip from Charni Road to the global airport's Gate No. 5 in just 18 minutes, a journey that normally takes an hour. The hospital had alleged that Shaimaa tried to put water in Eman's mouth, despite being told that she must be fed by tube only.
Qureshi was arrested late on Wednesday from south Mumbai's Masjid Bunder, while Iqbal was arrested from Agreepada on Thursday, UP ATS Inspector-General Aseem Arun said. Subsequently, Ali was expelled from India along with eight other embassy officials of different countries. ATS officials seized a cell phone and Rs 71.57 lakh in cash from the house of Qureshi, who was in hawala business at the behest of one Jawed Naviwala, the officer said.
The group wants lawmakers to strengthen community programs that support young people with mental health problems, including children's services, juvenile correctional facilities and addiction programs. While the sector "currently provides high quality mental health services for New Zealanders across the continuum of care", there were "undoubtedly" challenges in meeting demand, he said.
B B Rajendra Prasad, Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals), was arrested for allegedly taking a bribe to give, what the CBI called, a "favourable order" in a case pertaining to Balaji Trust in which Essar Investments Ltd is a trustee. Later during the probe, the remaining amount of Rs 1.50 crore was also traced from Jain who had received the money on behalf of Prasad on an earlier occasion.
The Preston-based 62-year-old has become the oldest person shortlisted for the £25,000 Turner Prize after the award abolished its ban on over-50s. Hurvin Anderson , 52, is the only male artist featured on the shortlist and a Birmingham native.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney said the reimbursement funds had support of both Democrats and Republicans in the NY state congressional delegation. Chuck Schumer said the city should refuse to provide police protection for the First Lady and Barron Trump unless Congress agreed to cover the expense, and sought a way to put it in the budget with Democratic Rep.
Daniel Webster of Florida said Tuesday that leadership told the GOP caucus: "'We're nearly there.'" Webster said "that means they're not there. Rep. The legislation would also allow insurers to charge higher premiums to those in their 50s and early 60s, compared to younger consumers. And former President Barack Obama, who signed the bill Republicans are trying to dismantle, took to Twitter to defend it.
Instead, he will appear in court Tuesday and plead guilty. Scott's death sparked renewed "Black Lives Matter" protests after the 50-year-old became the latest in a series of unarmed black men killed by police. The officer, who was sacked after the video became public, testified at his murder trial that he feared for his life because Scott was trying to grab his stun gun.
So a team of USA based researchers made a decision to examine the association of long term intake of gluten with the development of coronary heart disease. It's undeniable-the number of people opting to go gluten-free is on the rise. Researchers found people who avoid wheat could be more likely to develop heart disease because they are missing out on some of the key health benefits of whole grains.
As of Thursday evening, at least 17 House Republicans were prepared to vote against the amended healthcare bill, according to ABC's whip list. Jordan said Pence, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney and Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price - all former House GOP lawmakers - and longtime House aide Paul Teller, who now works at the White House, have been constantly working the Freedom Caucus for the last two weeks, often bypassing House Republican leadership as they've ...
The agreement reached also more than quadruples funds to fight opioid addiction, and preserved Planned Parenthood funding, at least for now. Between 2003 and 2015, cuts caused the agency to lose 22 per cent of its capacity to fund research, resulting in fewer grants funded, and along with that, presumably, fewer scientific discoveries.
The womb that looks like a plastic zip-lock bag is actually a fluid-filled bag furnished with nutrient-rich blood supply, a protective sac of amniotic fluid and everything else required for a fetus to grow and mature. The device could be important for not only ensuring the survival of extremely premature babies , but also helping boost their long-term health. The giant ziplock bag-like wombs behave the same way a normal uterus would, complete with an electrolyte solution similar to amniotic ...
John Payne, the executive director of Show-Me Cannabis, said via email that the amendment's inclusion in the bill Congress is expected to pass this week means Missourians who use medical marijuana can breathe easy. More recently, Sessions said the drug is "more unsafe ... than a lot of people realize", suggesting the DOJ would act to rein in legalization laws.
Intravenous lines are placed before witnesses are allowed access to the death chamber. Yesterday marked the first double execution in the United States since 2000, and the questions surrounding Jones' execution shows why they've become rare, experts say.
The government awarded $7 million earlier in the year for costs from Election Day to Inauguration Day, and now an additional $20 million will be available for the same period. Trump's second daughter Tiffany, born as a result of his second marriage, has also spent time in NY. More than half a million people have signed a petition demanding the first lady move into the White House or foot the expense of living in NY herself.
The report by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) showed 176 immigrants arrested during the raids had not been convicted of a crime. In 2016, 85.9% of those arrested were convicted criminals, a total of 22,753 people. Some ICE offices showed more activity than others. These numbers represent only a small fraction of the 21,362 immigrants that have been taken into custody from January through mid-March but it suggests the net for deportation is being cast a lot wider than officials ...
He said: "You have to compare what's happening in Scotland and what's happening in England and there is no doubt that Scottish local authorities have been much better funded than those in England over the last few years, and that's been the ability of the Scottish parliament, the Scottish government, to protect services at local level".
Powerful storms that generated flooding and tornadoes across the south-central United States killed at least 12 people over the weekend. The governors of Missouri and Oklahoma have declared states of emergency. Rebecca Berkley, a spokeswoman for East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare Systems, says 56 people have been treated at three hospitals in the area.
Her recovery has been miraculous. Eman's case attracted global attention when she was lifted in a crane from her Alexandria home and carried in a cargo aircraft to Mumbai. Dr Lakdawala was unavailable for comment. However, her family has alleged that the hospital is discharging her without a full treatment. Her sister asks when will Eman walk, but refuses to take into consideration the fact that she hasn't walked since she was 11.