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HHS awards almost $4.8 million to Texas health centers

HHS awards almost $4.8 million to Texas health centers

Aside from being the primary medical home for 1 in 7 Californians, health centers also provide a wide range of wellness and wrap-around services for working- and middle-class communities. During National Health Center Week 2017 (Aug. 13-19), many congressional leaders will visit a local health center and show their support for a solution that delivers results: lower costs, healthier people and family-wage jobs - we employ 250 people directly and another 100 indirectly.


Heat Advisory in effect Thursday

Heat Advisory in effect Thursday

North wind 6 to 11 miles per hour becoming light. Check NewsOK.com for weather updates. Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely - low around 70. High pressure will build in on Sunday and Monday . Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. South southwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour.


Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland

Several people hurt in stabbing in Turku, Finland

The stabbing spree comes with Europe on high alert a day after drivers slammed into pedestrians in twin attacks in Spain, killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 100 others. "People are requested to avoid the city centre". One of the perpetrators was shot in the lower body by local police, writes Helsingin Sanomat . MTV3 television reported that police have raised security at Helsinki airport and at train stations.


USA military chief urges China to pressure North Korea

USA military chief urges China to pressure North Korea

But the Chinese leadership does not feel that increased United States anxiety is a sufficient justification for starting a war that could conceivably kill hundreds of thousands of people and collapse Asia's economy, even if no nuclear weapons were used.


Ex-Pak PM Sharif, sons fail to appear before anti-corruption body

Ex-Pak PM Sharif, sons fail to appear before anti-corruption body

Although NAB has received the investigation report of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) formed by the Supreme Court to investigate the Panama Papers case, the bureau has chose to conduct its own investigation also into alleged corruption and money laundering cases of the Sharif family so that references could be filed against them in accountability courts.


Mirwaiz welcomes PM's words on Kashmir, Omar wants follow up

Mirwaiz welcomes PM's words on Kashmir, Omar wants follow up

What was needed, he said, were "hugs" for Kashmiris . Speaking from ramparts of Red Fort in the Indian capital, Modi said that neither abuses nor bullets would solve the Kashmir question. They "discussed the newly established" two-plus-two mechanism to harness synergy in foreign and defence engagements, the spokesperson said. "In India procurement of pulses was not traditional (policy) and what we did was historic, " Modi said.