House control edges toward Democrats – CBS News poll – CBS News

Last Updated Sep 23, 2018 10:53 AM EDT By Kabir Khanna and Anthony Salvanto Democrats remain in a stronger position than Republicans to win the House of Representatives, with their chances having gradually improved over the summer. We estimate that Democrats would win 224 seats if the elections were held today, which is more than […]

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Uranus Examiner: Local newspaper stirs controversy – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The announcement of the Uranus Examiner follows the closure of another local paper (file photo) A small town in the US state of Missouri is stirring controversy after announcing the title of its new local newspaper, the Uranus Examiner. The newspaper, which was “launched” in the town of Uranus […]

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Probiotics labelled ‘quite useless’ – BBC News

These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Probiotics include yogurts that contain “good bacteria”. A group of scientists in Israel claim foods that are packed with good bacteria – called probiotics – are almost useless. Their study is among the most detailed […]

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Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon – BBC News

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon 28 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright James Yaingeluo A passenger aircraft has come down in a lagoon off Chuuk International Airport in Micronesia after it missed the runway, airport officials say. The Air Niugini […]

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Maths strugglers ‘may have dyscalculia’ – BBC News

Maths strugglers ‘may have dyscalculia’ By Robbie Meredith BBC News NI Education Correspondent 11 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image caption Dyscalculia is related to dyslexia, but affects numbers instead of words Pupils who struggle with maths may be suffering from an undiagnosed condition, […]

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Bishop apologizes for inappropriately touching Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin funeral

#MeToo Reckoning Bishop apologizes for inappropriately touching Ariana Grande at Aretha Franklin funeral “It would never be my intention to touch any woman’s breast. … I don’t know I guess I put my arm around her,” Ellis told the Associated Press. by Kalhan Rosenblatt / Sep.02.2018 / 3:30 PM ET Pastor Charles Ellis speaks as […]

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Florida Republican Matt Gaetz makes controversial ‘white power OK’ hand gesture on Fox News

Florida GOP congressman Matt Gaetz makes a controversial and hand gesture associated with white supremacy on Fox News/Screenshot Don’t miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Follow @rawstory During Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, a Trump aide named Zina Bash was accused of being a white supremacist for positioning her hands in an “OK” gesture. Bash originally made […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan denounces dollar; US acting like ‘wild wolves’ | News | Al Jazeera

President Erdogan again lashed out at the US on Sunday saying ‘we will be victorious’ in escalating disputes [Reuters] Turkey will pursue non-dollar transactions in trade and investment with other countries, its president said on Sunday, adding recent US sanctions showed Washington was behaving like “wild wolves”. Negotiations between Turkey and Russia are under way […]

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Gene editing wipes out mosquitoes in the lab – BBC News

Gene editing wipes out mosquitoes in the lab 24 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image caption Anopheles gambiae is one of the species responsible for spreading malaria Researchers have used gene editing to completely eliminate populations of mosquitoes in the lab. The team tested […]

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Three in five British adults say miracles are possible – BBC News

Three in five British adults say miracles are possible By Alex Strangwayes-Booth Religious Affairs Reporter 30 September 2018 These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Bible says Jesus Christ fed a crowd of 5,000 with just five loaves and fish Three […]

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