international

August 23, 2019

Owning a Dog Could Boost Heart Health, Say Scientists

Dog owners are more likely to have better heart health, scientists have found in a study.The research published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings involved 1,769 people aged between 25 to 64-year-old living in the city of Brno in the Czech Republic. The participants had healthy hearts, and provided information including their BMI , diet, physical activity levels, whether they smoked, blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar level. Of the total, around 42 percent owned a pet: 24 percent owned a dog, while 17.9 percent another type of animal.
August 23, 2019

HP has a brand new CEO

HP Inc. has announced that CEO Dion Weisler will be stepping down “due to a family health matter” and will be succeeded by Enrique Lores, who is currently president of HP’s printer division. Lores will officially begin as CEO on November 1st, according to the press release. HP says Weisler will be a director on the company’s board until the next annual stockholder meeting, which should be in April 2020.
August 23, 2019

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit centered on world economic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
August 23, 2019

As international financial image dims, options appear out of attain

WASHINGTON (AP) — As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:
August 23, 2019

India and Pakistan Will Soon Fight Together Even As They Kill Each Other in Kashmir

India and Pakistan are soon set to fight alongside one another and six other countries in drills scheduled to take place next month in Russia, even as New Delhi and Islamabad's forces engaged in deadly clashes along their disputed border in Kashmir.
August 23, 2019

Trump scraps plan to push for overseas assist minimize

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had already approved.
August 23, 2019

Key Mueller cooperator Gates testifies in trial of DC lawyer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a key cooperator in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, testified Thursday against a prominent Washington attorney accused of concealing information from the Justice Department about work done for the government of Ukraine.
August 23, 2019

U.S. Says China Is Blocking Trillions in Oil and Gas, Will Send Navy for Asia Drills

The United States has accused China of preventing Southeast Asian countries from accessing trillions of dollars worth of untapped oil and gas reserves in the South China Sea as the Pentagon planned to hold its first exercise with regional powers near the strategic region.
August 23, 2019

Pastor in Mexico Shot and Killed During Sunday Service

A pastor in Mexico was shot and killed leaving his church on Sunday.Pastor Alfrery Líctor Cruz Canseco was shot point-black after Sunday services as Fraternidad Cristiana church in Tlalixtac de Cabrera, a town in Oaxaca, La Prensa reports. The assailant reportedly attempted to flee but was blocked by parishioners and arrested. Canseco died en route to the hospital.
August 23, 2019

What Kind of Weapons Does Iran Have? U.S. Military Lays Out Arsenal in Playing Cards

The U.S. military has laid out Iran's weapons in a new deck of playing cards featuring missiles, tanks, drones and more, according to a new report.