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Silver and bronze for Polish relay teams in Nassau

But despite steady and safe exchanges, the Jamaicans had to settle for second as Williams was out battled on the last leg by German Rebekka Haase who won in 43.04. Australia finished fourth ahead of France as both joined the medalists in qualifying for the IAAF world championships in August. "We've never run this type of relay before so it was all new", said Paulo Amotun, who ran the second leg for the refugee team.

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Canada: Ontario to pay guaranteed incomes to the poor

A basic income refers to a guaranteed and unconditional monthly income, which is paid to all citizens. The income payments are created to encourage people to work. The third pilot will begin in Lindsay by this fall. Social Policy expert John Stapleton, a member of Social Services Minister Helena Jaczek's income security reform working group, said he is anxious to see if a basic income is a better alternative to social assistance.

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Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high

Political affiliation is becoming less significant in determining support for marijuana legalization. But even still, in Denver alone, there are shuttles to take celebrators around town to dispensaries, a free bazaar with vendors, art installations, entertainment, food trucks (because munchies, of course), grow tours and more.

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Hartlepool United: Stelling quits as club vice president

Jones was appointed as successor to Craig Hignett in January 2017, with Pools 19th on 27 points. Speaking after Saurday's 3-0 loss at Crewe - which dumped Pools in the drop zone with just two games remaining to save their Football League lives - Jones was determined to fight on and was unhappy with Stelling's outburst.

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American Airlines staffer suspended over viral onboard row

A union that represents American Airlines flight attendants said in a statement that not all of the facts are known about the incident so there shouldn't be a rush to judgment. Overall, airlines must start to put more of an emphasis on customer service, he said. American Airlines released a statement saying that they are "deeply sorry for the pain we have caused".

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Man charged with making threatening calls to Jewish centers, including in Tampa

An Israeli teen's bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers in America was part of a much larger terror campaign that targeted airports, planes, schools, shopping malls, police stations, a DE lawmaker and even the Boston Celtics, authorities said Monday.

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The Pacers' big Paul George question has an easy answer

In each of the seven times James has gone up 3-0 in a playoff series, his team won in a sweep. In the end, it was too much LeBron James (41 points, 13 rebounds, 14 assists) and not enough Paul George as the Cavs took a 3-0 series lead.

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North Korea Arrests 3rd American Citizen Amid Growing Threats of War

South Korean Defence Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun gave no details about plans to join the U.S. carrier group for exercises, but said Seoul was holding discussions with the U.S. "Such intimidation and blackmail can never frighten the DPRK", it said, adding that the country "will react to a total war with an all-out war". He was arrested Saturday at the Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country.PUST was founded by evangelical Christians and opened in 2010, with ...

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Prescribe generic drugs or face action, says MCI to doctors

Doctors Without Borders, a Paris-based worldwide humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation, on Monday welcomed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal to bring in a law to make it mandatory for doctors to prescribe generic names.

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Disney hints at Star Wars themed hotel

For over a week, fans have been speculating on what exactly will go on in the Rian Johnson directed film. From the altered font color to the ominous words of Mark Hamill's Luke Skywalker at the end of The Last Jedi teaser, it seems like the film screams out a whole lot of peril for the Rebellion.

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African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine

As of 2015, 10 countries - Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo - had adopted WHO's SMC policy and begun implementing it. Seven countries, including Morocco, the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives, have been certified by the WHO Director-General as having eliminated malaria in recent years.

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Campbell recalls 'Homestyle' chicken soup — CONSUMER ALERT

What's being recalled are 18.6-ounce cans labeled as "Campbell's Homestyle Healthy Request Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta" with a best by date of February 13, 2019. "Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them", the USDA said in a press release. These items were reportedly shipped to several retail locations in Florida.

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French Polls: Candidates Use Policeman Killing to Score Political Points

An anti-terror investigation has been launched in France after one policeman was killed and two others injured after an attack on the Champs-Elysees in Paris . The Islamic State group's claim of responsibility just a few hours after the attack came unusually swiftly for the extremist group, which has been losing territory in Iraq and Syria.

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Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's stalled travel ban on several Muslim-majority nations, insisting it's lawful - and vowing to battle its delay in the courts. "The suggestion that being from Hawaii somehow disqualifies Judge Watson from performing his Constitutional duty is unsafe, ignorant, and prejudiced", Sen.

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Study suggests artificially sweetened drinks may be tied to dementia and stroke

Although the statistics suggest a possible link between diet soda and health risks, they do not necessarily draw a straight line from sweetener to stroke or dementia . Essentially, the study looked at data from the Framingham Heart Study , an incredibly useful piece of research that tracks the health of a few thousand people in the city of Framingham, MA.

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Qatar Airways sees "manageable" decline in flights to US

A route to Las Vegas will be launched in the second quarter of 2018, he said. One of the world's newest aircraft, the Dreamliner will enable passengers to enjoy Qatar Airways' renowned service, while experiencing the very latest in global air travel design and comfort.

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Macron's Team Celebrate First Results of French Presidential Election

Macron voted in the chic northern seaside resort of Le Touquet with wife Brigitte, his former high school teacher who is 25 years his senior. "If the polls are to be believed, Macron's victory will be by a large margin of 64 per cent to 36 per cent".

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Alonso, Plouffe homer to keep A's rolling past Mariners 3-1

More than just tying the game, that blast flipped a switch. "He brings a lot of energy to the table", A's manager Bob Melvin said. "You've got to hit to win on the road and we haven't". Otherwise, Manaea (1-1) was in command. In Pittsburgh, Pinch-hitter Chris Carter drilled a three-run homer in the eighth inning off reliever Felipe Rivero to lift the New York Yankees to an 11-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.

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New vending machine at US varsity offers morning after pills

Under the Obama administration in 2013 , plan b became available to women of all ages without a prescription. A new vending machine at UC Davis has a lot of people talking. Sigh said that students are already too embarrassed when buying a contraceptive pill at pharmacies, therefore having to buy them from another student within the campus was even worse.

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Fred Hoiberg: 'Impossible to guard' Isaiah Thomas when he travels

Stevens said it's "unfathomable" what Thomas is going through and marvels at his ability to play to the level he has in this series given all the emotions he's enduring. Butler continued to press the issue and scored nine points. "Mentally and emotionally, I'm not here so I just feed off what the guys give me", Thomas said.

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Trump unveils detailed new timetable for Mexico's border wall payment plan

BORDER WALL Trump says he expects Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled US relations with Mexico in the first week of his presidency. Mulvaney said Trump would lay out "governing principles" and provide an indication of expected tax rates, but not necessarily at the granular level.

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Unicorn Frappuccino hair is all over Instagram and it's magical

In a shameless tie-in with a Starbucks promotion , the Front Street Animal shelter dressed a pit bull in a tutu and stuck a unicorn's horn on her forehead to get the pooch adopted. "My hands are completely sticky. I have never been so stressed out in my entire life". In fact, a barista went ahead to rant about the Frappuccino in a now viral video, saying "If you love us as baristas, don't order it!" Starbucks said in a statement Thursday that the popular reception of the drink has "exceeded ...

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West Indies pacers keep Pakistan in check on day three

The not out batsmen are Babar Azam, 12, and captain Younis Khan , who, in his third to last Test of his career, is yet to get off the mark. According to details, the legendary batsman has said in a video message that if he scores a century in each innings of all three Test matches against West Indies, still he will not take his decision back and retire from global cricket.

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ABC EXCLUSIVE: Man who found missing Tennesee teenager describes "clues"

Tad was busted Thursday morning on state and federal charges after a tipster called cops to report that he and Thomas had been living in a cabin in a rural part of northern California for a week and a half. The 50-year-old was captured and 15-year-old student Elizabeth Thomas was taken into custody unharmed after the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the sheriff's office in Northern California's Siskiyou County received a tip late Wednesday that a vehicle with no license plate that ...

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Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump

Tensions have risen sharply in recent months, with Washington and its allies fearing Pyongyang could conduct another nuclear missile test or launch more ballistic missiles in defiance of United Nations sanctions. But it also signaled that China would stand by if the US does launch a surgical airstrike on nuclear or missile facilities. "China hopes to work with relevant parties including the United States to make the contribution to keep the peace and stability in the Korean peninsula", ...

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London Marathon 2017: Wanjiru and Keitany Win Men's and Women's Races

Kenyan athlete Bedan Karoki took the third spot with his 2:07:41 marathon. Radcliffe still holds the women's world record of 2:15.25, set at the London Marathon in 2003, when she ran against men and women. In January, Weir said he would never wear a Great Britain vest again after an unsuccessful Paralympic Games in Rio past year. I felt there was a weight lifted off my shoulders.

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Human rights group urges China to release North Korean refugees

North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying military capability, and South Korean officials say there's a chance the country will conduct its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an ICBM around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

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Athletics-Bekele hampered by shoes in London defeat

KENYA'S Daniel Wanjiru held off a late charge from Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele to win the London Marathon yesterday in 2 hours, 5 minutes & 48 seconds. From there it was becoming tougher and tougher. "My expectation was to win because I prepared very well in Kenya and my training went ideal". "The sun was coming and the day was handsome - but we don't need too much sun!" Six-time Paralympic champion Weir had hinted he was ready to postpone retirement to continue to focus on road racing ...

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Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa used by Indians

The tech industry argues that the program is vital, especially since it encourages students to stay in the USA after getting degrees in high-tech specialties. Trump's own record as a businessman is mixed on these issues. The U.S. Customs and Immigration Services recently announced that in the first week of this month - the first week in which it accepted petitions for new H-1B "slots" for 2017 - it received 199,000 petitions for only 85,000 "slots".

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2 injured as train derails near Bhalki

Railway Protection Force was deputed to take care of the security of passengers and their baggage, while other staff took care of their comfort and convenience, the railway spokesman said. The Bidar-Hyderabad Intercity Express has been rescheduled to accommodate the passengers of the derailed train, he said. The South Central Railway tweeted that a high-level committee comprising Chief Safety Officer, Chief Track Engineer, Chief Motive Power Engineer and Chief Traffic Manager would probe the ...

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MCD elections: Delhi votes to pick new municipal body

Kejriwal alleged in a tweet, "Reports from all over Delhi of EVM malfunction, people wid voter slips not allowed to vote". Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has begun. The ABP News poll gave the BJP 84-90 seats in the North, 80-86 in the South and 45-51 in the East. AAP, it predicted would win 5-11 seats in the North, 7-13 in the South and 4-10 in the East, for a total tally between 16 and 34 seats.

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US continues dangerous brinkmanship with North Korea

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan at the Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan, Mike Pence reaffirmed the USA commitment to defend its East Asian allies from North Korea. "We are with you 100 per cent", he told the premier. Pence was joined by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Toyota President Akio Toyoda and executives from General Motors, 3M and Aflac.

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Wearing the green jacket from his first career major victory at Augusta earlier this month, Masters champion Sergio Garcia performed the honorary kickoff before the game. What followed was heart-breaking for every football fan as blood poured from Messi's mouth. And Rafinha is also out after limping off in Barcelona's 4-1 win over Granada.

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Le Pen, Macron projected to advance in French elections

Le Pen's team downplays apocalyptic scenarios, arguing that the euro is headed for a breakup eventually anyway. The President has expressed his support on several occasions for the leader of the National Front (FN), Marine Le Pen, with whom he began contacts shortly after winning last November's election.

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Marathoner sacrifices race to help fallen competitor in act of 'ultimate sportsmanship'

More than 40,000 runners took part in the London Marathon. "I've known him for a while from mountain running and then I just saw him at halfway and he was running really strongly". Preparations have been going really well but this was a tough selection race. After the women's race, in which Scottish veteran Susan Partridge failed in her bid to force here way into the British team for the World Championships, victor Mary Keitany meanwhile admitted that she had followed "a insane pace" as ...