Malaysia Finance Minister Cuts Growth Projection to About 5%

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AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

In this Tuesday, July 17, 2018, file photo, a boy catches water droplets in a flooded village in Navotas, Manila, the Philippines. Work and schools in several places have been suspended Tuesday as heavy monsoon rains brought on by a tropical storm continue to bring floods in Manila and in other various […]

Spyro the Dragon: Reignited Trilogy Will Have Original and Remixed Soundtracks

Spyro the Dragon: Reignited Trilogy Will Have Original and Remixed Soundtracks

By Robert Workman – July 19, 2018 Remember the other day when we reported that the original composer for the Spyro the Dragon trilogy, Stewart Copeland, might be getting involved with the forthcoming Reignited Trilogy? Welp, now we know exactly what his role is! Activision provided a press release announcing that Reignited Trilogy will […]

Invest Atlanta CEO loses contract but not job over Reed travel payment

Invest Atlanta CEO loses contract but not job over Reed travel payment

Invest Atlanta CEO Eloisa Klementich has been reprimanded, but she will not lose her job following an investigation into a $40,000 payment to cover luxury airfare for former Mayor Kasim Reed and several staffers who traveled to South Africa last year. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday that Klementich will be stripped of her employment contract […]

Trevor Noah defends 'Africa won the World Cup' joke

Trevor Noah defends 'Africa won the World Cup' joke

France’s ambassador to the US, Gérard Araud, rebuked the comedian in a stern letter that Noah read to the studio audience during a commercial break on Wednesday. Araud was quoted as saying he watched the episode with “great attention” and said of Noah’s comments that “nothing could be less true.” The letter emphasized that “the […]

Complementary Medicine and Refusal of Conventional Cancer Tx

Complementary Medicine and Refusal of Conventional Cancer Tx

Patients with cancer using complementary medicine (CM) were more likely to decline potentially curative conventional cancer treatment, which in turn increased their risk for death, concludes a new study. The patients in this study, drawn from the National Cancer Database, had a variety of nonmetastatic cancers (breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal) and were receiving at […]

Warnings of 'public health emergency' as violent crime surges

Warnings of 'public health emergency' as violent crime surges

Police have recorded another surge in violent offences including murder, manslaughter and stabbings as the number of police officers and detection rate plunged to a record low. In an alarming day for crime and policing, a rush of statistics prompted warnings of a “public health emergency”, an “epidemic of violence” and claims the country is […]

Police Responding to Report of Active Shooter at Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Police Responding to Report of Active Shooter at Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Someone threatened a doctor at Medstar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday morning and triggered a large police response and fears of an active shooter, sources tell News4.  D.C. police responded to a report of an active shooter at the Northwest D.C. hospital before 11 a.m. Patrol cars and ambulances raced to the campus on Irving Street […]

CNN Chief Jeff Zucker to Take Leave for Heart Surgery

CNN Chief Jeff Zucker to Take Leave for Heart Surgery

Jeff Zucker, the guiding force behind AT&T’s well-known CNN news operation, will take a six-week leave from the company to deal with heart surgery. A CNN spokeswoman confirmed the details included in a Thursday-morning tweet by Brian Stelter, the network’s media correspondent: Zucker, CNN Worldwide’s president, will undergo elective surgery to address a condition he […]