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Water Temp Doesn't Factor into Handwashing Effectiveness, Say Researchers

Water Temp Doesn't Factor into Handwashing Effectiveness, Say Researchers

Washing the hands for 10 seconds significantly removed bacteria from the hands at all of the water temperatures. Experts in the USA tested 20 people with different water temperatures and they found that hands washed in temperatures of 15 degrees were just as clean as those washed in temperatures of 38 degrees.



GOP Congressman: God Will 'Take Care Of' Climate Change If It Exists

Pennsylvania Representative Pat Meehan said the USA would fall behind on the world stage if Trump leaves the agreement, while Florida Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen tweeted that the "U.S. Noting the tepid reaction from his assembled constituents, Walberg appeared to walk back his statement somewhat. President Trump reportedly plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate change agreement Thursday.



British PM boycotts TV debate as election looms

Earlier on Wednesday, a polling projection by YouGov for The Times predicted a hung parliament after June 8th, with the Conservatives losing 20 seats and Labour gaining nearly 30. In fact, at one stage the Tories were odds on 1/100 to win the next General Election which is being held next week and looked like they could not be beaten.


South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

South Africa's Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

Former president Thabo Mbeki was recalled by the ANC NEC as state president in 2008 after the KwaZulu-Natal High Court ruled he had interfered in the prosecution of Zuma on charges of corruption. The party's National Executive Committee began a meeting outside Pretoria on Saturday and it was scheduled to continue on Sunday. Zuma has faced large street protests and calls for his resignation from the opposition and some factions of the ANC after a series of corruption scandals and ...



Spain and India PMs meet to boost economic, security ties

The PM arrived in Germany this morning, where he had two bilateral meetings with German president Frank Walter Steinmeier and Chancellor Angela Merkel. He also campaigned on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, which the Obama administration joined in 2016. "Germany is contributing in a big way in the success of " Make in India ".


Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals

Alabama girl makes National Spelling Bee finals

Una, the daughter of Van Wert corn and soybean farmers Dewey and Rachel VanWynsberghe, qualified for the Scripps competition for the second straight year by winning the Journal Gazette Regional Spelling Bee presented by STAR Financial Bank for the second year in a row in March.