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Despite Progress, Too Many Children Are Still Dying From Diarrhea

In the decade between 2005 and 2015, the world changed dramatically. The smart phone was introduced. New planets were discovered. Yet children were still dying from a preventable and treatable illness that has plagued the world since the beginning of time.

A recently-published study in the medical journal “The Lancet”showed that deaths from diarrhea among children under 5 dropped by 34 percent from 2005-2015 — a major step toward ensuring that no child dies of a preventable or treatable disease. But half a million children still die from diarrheal diseases every year and millions more are sickened by unsafe drinking water, which turns a simple sip of water into a potentially life-threatening act for a vulnerable child.

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Danny Dias From MTV’s ‘Road Rules’ Dead from Possible Drug Overdose

Danny Dias

‘Road Rules’ Star Dead

Possible OD

6/7/2017 6:48 AM PDT


Danny Dias, who starred in season 13 of MTV’s ‘Road Rules,’ has died and it appears drugs were involved … TMZ has learned.

We’re told Dias was at his Brooklyn apartment Saturday with a friend. Law enforcement sources say the friend told them he saw Dias take what he believed was LSD and mushrooms. The friend says Dias freaked out, ran in his room and that was the last the friend saw of him.

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Vili Fualaau Out with 18-Year-Old Daughter After Separation from Mary Kay Letourneau (PHOTO)

Vili Fualaau

Daddy’s Girl

… Is 18!!!

6/1/2017 7:15 AM PDT

Vili Fualaau was out with his daughter in the wake of his separation from Mary Kay Letourneau … but let’s get real — holy crap, she’s 18!

Vili and Georgia hit up a Quick Mart in Seattle Wednesday — she’s the daughter to whom Mary Kay gave birth while serving a 7-year prison sentence for having sex with a then underage Vili.

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Keshia Knight Pulliam Wants All Future Child Support Taken from Ex’s NFL Pension

Keshia Knight Pulliam Divorce

His Child Support Is Late …

Take it Out of His NFL Pension!

5/31/2017 11:49 AM PDT


Keshia Knight Pulliam‘s fed up with late child support payments, and now wants all future dues ripped from her estranged husband’s NFL pension … no middleman.

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Food Waste Efforts Scrapped From EPA budget

The Trump administration unveiled its $ 4.1 billion budget Tuesday, and the shock waves are being felt far beyond Washington. For many working in especially-targeted agencies, the magnitude of these cuts will have considerable implications. Here in Boston, EPA workers are rallying against the proposed cuts by gathering at the State House in a show of opposition.

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Trump’s Escape From His Paris Dilemma

While suspense continues over U.S. involvement in the Paris climate agreement, there is a dimension to the issue that President Trump’s deadlocked advisors should consider: The rest of the world many not want the United States at the table.

I have just returned from a meeting in Rome where I was the only American among two dozen climate-action advocates from Australia, Morocco, Germany, Italy and several other countries. The topic was how to accelerate the international effort to avoid catastrophic climate change.

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Australia Is Scrapping A Key Component Of The Merit-Based Immigration System Trump Wanted To Borrow From

PERTH, Australia After a “testy” phone call on refugee resettlement got these two world leaders off to a rocky start four months ago, all eyes were on the face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Thursday. But while analysts and journalists alike rushed to speculate about the extent to which the relationship had been improved, very little attention was being paid to something else developing between the two nations in recent months: the irony in their channelling of one another’s immigration values.  

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Mumbai Crime: Diamond-studded gold strips stolen from Jain temple

All three idols in the temple are adorned with diamond-studded gold strips on their foreheads.
All three idols in the temple are adorned with diamond-studded gold strips on their foreheads.

For the second time in two months, a Jain temple at Marine Drive has been robbed of the same jewellery: three diamond-studded gold plates used to cover the foreheads of the idols.

Also read: Mathura, Ahmedabad women gangs come to Siddhivinayak just to rob devotees

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