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Combating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS

Caribbean Regional Director of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) Dr Kevin Harvey says the level of interest shown in World AIDS Day 2016 (WAD2016) activities demonstrates that Jamaicans understand what is required at an individual level to end HIV/AIDS. Read More »

NT murder accused awaits court in hospital


He was found near the settlement of Ti Tree on Thursday morning. The ABC was told the victim's 30-year-old wife flagged down a nurse and her husband in a passing vehicle that was travelling from Alice Springs to Ti Tree community, about 100km north of Connors Well. Read More »

World AIDS Day aims to break down stigma, spread awareness

Basic is funded through state and federal grants and also through some private donations. "Funeral homes wouldn't accept people who had died of AIDS so there's nowhere to to grieve, there's no where to go to remember", said Quilt of the Desert organizer Kelly Rivera Heart. Read More »

Death toll climbs as urban warfare slows battle for Mosul

The first full month of Iraq's Mosul offensive saw a precipitous rise in the already high monthly death tolls for combatants that have plagued Iraq in recent years, with the United Nations figures showing 1,959 Iraqi troops killed in the fighting, along with countless more wounded. Read More »

Plane carrying Brazil footballers crashes in Colombia; 72 dead

The chartered flight from Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia to Medellin included 72 passengers and nine crew. Colombians dressed in white are arriving at a soccer stadium in Medellin to pay tribute to a Brazilian team that was almost wiped out in a plane crash outside the city. Read More »

Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islands


Kishida and Putin talked for about 30 minutes in St. Petersburg to lay the groundwork for the Russian leader's meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on December 15 during his visit to Japan. However, there are points of convergence between Russian Federation and Japan on how to reach a post-WWII peace treaty and the roadmap is already set out, he noted. Read More »

$6.3 Billion Health Bill Expected To Pass Soon

The bill also provides $1 billion over two years to programs for opioid abuse treatment and prevention, including improving prescription drug monitoring, health care provider training, and expanded access to opioid treatment programs. Rather, it represented a form of extortion, she said. Even though the bill has been passed, the funding is still under the discretion of the future Congress. Read More »

Prince William: I Totally Approve of Harry and Meghan Markle!

On November 8, a statement posted from the Kensington Palace Twitter account confirmed Prince Harry's relationship with Markle, and condemned her treatment in the media, saying he anxious about her safety. "The source had told the paper that his brother Prince William thinks "... The fact that Harry issued such a stormy statement represented the final drop for William. Read More »

Gingrich: Trump-Romney dinner was out of 'Pretty Woman'

Moore, who previously served as chief economist for the conservative Heritage Foundation, is the most recent Trump ally to come out against Romney as secretary of state. For dessert they indulged in chocolate cake. Speaking with reporters after the meeting with Trump on a private golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, where Trump is holding his meetings this weekend, Romney said the pair had a very thorough and in-depth discussion and appreciated the chance to speak with the president-elect, ... Read More »

Nigeria Court Rules Sheikh Zakzaky Must be Released 'Immediately'


Almost 350 members of the Shia movement were killed in the clashes. Reacting to the ruling of the court, the federal government, however, said it will appeal the judgement, in which Justice Kolawole held that the continued detention of the applicant without trial amounted to a gross violation of his constitutionally guaranteed rights. Read More »

South Korean opposition seeking to impeach Park next Friday

The bill was introduced after 171 members of the 300-seat unicameral assembly signed it, accusing Geun-hye of abusing her power. Protests calling for Park to stand down have intensified in recent weeks, with massive rallies taking place in the capital every Saturday. Read More »

7 things Donald Trump said in wide-ranging NY Times interview

During the campaign, opinion polls found that many Americans did not find Clinton trustworthy. Reporters Maggie Haberman and Mike Grynbaum sent a steady stream of Twitter quotes from Trump on his decision not to pursue a case against former opponent Hillary Clinton about her private email server, and potential conflicts between his business and upcoming job in government. Read More »

American Airlines To Drop Some Cuba Flights


The total number of daily round-trips will drop from 13 to 10. President-elect Trump has warned Cuba that he could end the recent thaw in relations between the two countries if the Communist government doesn't make "a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American people and the U.S.as a whole". Read More »

White House says 'no evidence' of voter fraud, despite Trump claim


Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign said Saturday that it will join Stein's effort to make sure the vote recount is "fair to all sides". Clinton ended up winning the popular vote, 48 percent to 47 percent, and beat Trump by more than two million votes. The campaign said it will request a recount in MI on Wednesday. Read More »

Man United, Southampton into English League Cup semifinals


Player ratingsManchester United: David De Gea 6, Antonio Valencia 7, Phil Jones 7, Marcos Rojo 7, Luke Shaw 6, Michael Carrick 7, Ander Herrera 6, Henrikh Mkhitaryan 7, Wayne Rooney 7, Anthony Martial 8, Zlatan Ibrahimovic 7. Speaking in an interview with United's website , Valencia said: "I'm thankful for the manager's kind words and I hope to keep working hard to repay the faith he's put in me in every game I play". Read More »

What You Need to Know About Vote Recounts


With that recount filing by Stein, Erie County Election Board chair Jay Breneman said he has not received any requests from the state for an Erie County recount and does not anticipate one. State elections officials have authorized the 19 largest counties in the state to begin a recount on Friday and would continue through the weekend. Read More »

Trevor Noah Says Donald Trump Has the Mind Of A Toddler


Yeah, famous racists' last words are usually they don't see color, or they have black friends. However, that didn't stop Trevor Noah from hurling a few barbs at conservative commentator Tomi Lahren in their contentious, but very enlightening interview! Noah began the interview by playing a clip of Lahren condemning the protestors who rallied in the streets after Trump was elected president and asked her why she's so angry. Read More »

Wide-ranging US Health Bill Expected to Sail Through House Vote


The legislation provides the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with $500 million over ten years to facilitate its regulation of drugs, devices, and biologics, and to beef up its workforce in the process. Vic DiGravio, president of the Association for Behavioral Healthcare, a trade group of mental health and addiction treatment organizations in MA, e-mailed an "action alert" Wednesday morning to 3,600 people, including treatment professionals, activists, people in recovery, and relatives of ... Read More »

Explaining the MI recount of vote

Accoding to Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, under MI law, the recount is halted until the Board of State Canvassers resolves the objection. But the elections panel, which has scheduled a 9:30 a.m. County clerks in each of the counties will send a summary email to the commission either at the end of each night or early the next morning during the recount, and the commission will post a spreadsheet with ward-level data on the recount daily, Magney said. Read More »

Cooper lead over McCrory exceeds 10000 votes


While Cooper's campaign dismissed the recount effort as a waste of time, McCrory's campaign is pleased with the decision. The McCrory campaign has alleged that his defeat resulted from "massive voter fraud , " an irresponsible claim for which there is no evidence. Read More »

Brands pull ads from Breitbart, Nissan stays put


Boycotting mainstream American ideas is an act of discrimination and intense prejudice. "We regularly work with our media-buying partners to ensure our ads do not appear on sites that aren't aligned with our values". If you land on Breitbart's homepage with an unfocused eye, you might at first think that the Kellogg's corporation has paid big bucks for a full-page ad. Read More »

Text young Kenyan women about sex to boost HIV testing

Most of the young women in the study who sought testing said they chose to visit health facilities far away from where they lived, in order to avoid being recognised, the researcher added. 850 people living with HIV have volunteered for the study, and are undergoing regular cognitive testing over three years, along with detailed assessments of their general health, mood, day-to-day function and quality of life. Read More »

Asylum-seeker activists target Australian parliament


Speaker Tony Smith adjourned the sitting after the first question for 40 minutes while security officers regained order. Twenty more protesters gathered in a public area in the center of the House and demanded Australia resettle refugees who tried to reach its shores. Read More »

State orders clerks not to start the presidential recount


If the recount is not complete by the deadline, there is no guarantee Congress will okay Wisconsin's submission of its ten electoral votes in the presidential election. "The biggest one is trying to recuit and then schedule 43 people every day for 12 hours and we didn't have a list of people to do this, so that has been a huge logistical challenge", McDonell says. Read More »

Tennessee wildfires force evacuation of downtown Gatlinburg, nearby communities

Four people have been injured in the blazes, which have been spurred by strong winds and the Southeast's worst drought in almost a decade, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener said Tuesday. Downtown Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and other parts of the county are under evacuation orders. If you are now in Gatlinburg and are Able to evacuate... Read More »