NY GOP gubernatorial candidates debate crime and the economy | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By MARINA VILLENEUVE – Associated Press ALBANY, NY (AP) — Four Republican candidates for governor of New York have pledged to undo years of one-party rule and focus on fighting crime and improving the economy if they were elected in a televised debate on Monday evening. It’s an uphill battle for Republicans vying for governor’s … Read more

UK asks for help with energy bills; seeks to forget ‘partygate’ | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By JILL LAWLESS and SYLVIA HUI – Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative government on Thursday unveiled a 15 billion pound ($19 billion) emergency aid package to ease severe pressure on the cost of living, announcing the plan a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to “move on” from a months-long scandal … Read more

Sri Lankan Prime Minister resigns after weeks of protests | Health, Medicine and Fitness

By KRISHAN FRANCIS, BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI and KRUTIKA PATHI – Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s prime minister has resigned after weeks of protests demanding that he and his brother, the country’s president, step down for dragging the country into its worst economic crisis in decades. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said on Twitter … Read more