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June 29, 2017 12:33 PM Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to US

Since March, passengers on flights to the United States from certain primarily Muslim-majority countries, have been prohibited from bringing electronic devices larger than a cellphone on board with them. But those restrictions could be lifted if the affected airlines and airports adopt the new security protocols, officials said. Department of Homeland 33

June 28, 2017 9:27 PM US unveils enhanced airline security plan to avoid laptop ban

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday unveiled enhanced security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States in what officials said was a move to prevent an expansion in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices. "Inaction is not an option," Kelly said, saying he believes 17

June 26, 2017 11:23 PM Attention iPad fans: iOS 11 is now an extremely tempting public beta

CBO says Senate health care bill would leave 22 million people uninsured over the next decade Update: A spokesman for the TSA has shot down the rumor that the agency would require passengers to remove books, saying a private airport security company was experimenting with the procedure. "This is the rumor that doesn't want to die … At no time has the removal 32

June 23, 2017 6:51 PM Film Review: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’

Review: Michael Bay is back to — well — being Michael Bay. In keeping with the trend set forth by a decade of progressively worsening “Transformers” movies, he and the team at Paramount have hit rock bottom … again … for the fourth consecutive time. There’s not enough industrial light and magic in the world to mask the fact that Bay might be one of the worst 50

June 15, 2017 9:54 PM Russia tries to shed hooligan image for Confederations Cup

The Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend in St Petersburg. For fans, the fortnight of international football is a taster for the 2018 World Cup. But for Russia, plagued by image problems, the championship is also chance to prove that it is a safe host for travelling players and their supporters. Russian hooligans were among those rampaging through 48

June 15, 2017 11:53 AM Russians Troll President Putin Live on Television Call-In Show

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show rarely reflects huge criticisms of the country’s long-serving leader. Usually, if Russians call and text in with the salacious questions that threaten to unsettle the cool-headed, calculating persona Putin has cultivated for years, they won’t make it to the show. Bizarre tokens of affection and criticism 18

June 14, 2017 9:57 AM World Blood Donor Day: Experts urge Nigerians to donate blood, save lives

As the world celebrated the World Blood Donor Day, Nigerians have been advised to form a habit of donating blood. Faith Ajani, a medical laboratory scientist and former National Director, Advocacy, at Blood Drive Initiative, said such a habit goes a long way in saving lives. Mr. Ajani, who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES on the significance of the day, called 55

June 14, 2017 5:21 AM World Blood Donor Day 2017: Why You Should Donate Blood

Within the first 48 hours of blood donation, the donor's body starts replenishing the lost red blood cells. The replenishment process helps in staying healthy and productive at work. On World Blood Donor day 2017, we tell you about the benefits of blood donation. As per several studies and reports, when there is a rise in the iron level in blood, it raises 56

June 7, 2017 8:16 PM Review: In 'The Mummy,' Tom Cruise dances with the undead

Of all the CGI-ed supernatural forces slung in Alex Kurtzman's "The Mummy" (and, believe me, there are a lot), none can compete with the spectral spectacle of Tom Cruise, at 54. He and his abs are almost creepily ageless. So it's almost fitting that in one of the typically bonkers scenes in "The Mummy," Cruise awakes naked and unscathed alongside cadavers 43

June 6, 2017 9:07 PM 200,000 civilians may be trapped in Raqqa as U.S.-backed force attacks Islamic State’s capital

BEIRUT – A U.S.-backed Syrian force said Tuesday it has begun an offensive to capture the northern city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, after months of clearing operations. An American commander said the battle will be long and difficult, but success would deliver a decisive blow to the idea of IS as a physical caliphate. By early 60