Several Feared Killed As Boko Haram Strikes Konduga

The report said that the woman blew herself up at market in the village Konduga, near the city of Maiduguri in North-Eastern Nigeria. The news channel quoted a medic from a hospital in Maiduguri as saying that 28 people were killed at the explo... More..

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by | Sunday, August 13, 2017

Palace sees nothing 'objectionable' with U.S. destroyer in South China Sea

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS John S. McCain traveled close to Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals. Geng said, "China has the fir...More..

Iowa Issues Warning to Cocktail Drinkers
by | Thursday, August 10, 2017

Iowa Issues Warning to Cocktail Drinkers

Mugs aren't the only place where copper might be able to leach into acidic foods. "High concentrations of copper are poisonous and have caused foodborne illness", the official bulletin said . Copper poisonin...More..

Amazon snags rights to Lucille Ball movie starring Cate Blanchett
by | Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Amazon snags rights to Lucille Ball movie starring Cate Blanchett

And now Australian star Cate Blanchett has been tipped to play Lucille in an authorised biopic about the American actress. Sorkin, whose credits include " A Few Good Men ", " The West Wing " and " The Socia...More..

West Nile Virus confirmed in Rosemont
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

West Nile Virus confirmed in Rosemont

The mosquitoes were found in areas of Bergen, Morris and Passaic counties. "The city and county are taking all steps to remove mosquitos through larvacide, spraying and monitoring". If you have been bitten by m...More..

Scientists Successfully Correct Faulty Gene in Human Embryos
by | Friday, August 04, 2017

Scientists Successfully Correct Faulty Gene in Human Embryos

An global group of 11 organizations Wednesday issued a political statement against the changes to the genome ends with implantation and pregnancy, at the same time supporting research, financed from the state b...More..

DNA of human embryos edited for 1st time in US
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

DNA of human embryos edited for 1st time in US

Previous reports of editing human embryos were all by scientists in China. Now a team led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University is about to publish details of a bigger study based...More..

Protesters rally ahead of Charlie Gard High Court ruling
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Protesters rally ahead of Charlie Gard High Court ruling

Reacting to the abuse directed at staff Mary MacLeod, chairman of the hospital, said in a statement: " Great Ormond Street Hospital cares for many thousands of seriously unwell children every year, providing...More..

Minneapolis police chief says Justine Damond 'didn't have to die'
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

Minneapolis police chief says Justine Damond 'didn't have to die'

Minneapolis attorney Bob Bennett told The Associated Press in an email Thursday that he is representing Justine Damond's family. Harrity has told investigators he heard a loud noise near the squad auto just ...More..

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs
by | Saturday, July 22, 2017

For 1st time, over half of people with HIV taking AIDS drugs

Oussama Tawil, the new country director of UNAIDS Myanmar, said that "a massive scale-up in HIV treatment" and a "decentralization of services" to prevent HIV, even in remote areas through government-run clin...More..

JAGGA JASOOS Aims For The Moon And Lands Among The Stars
by | Monday, July 17, 2017

JAGGA JASOOS Aims For The Moon And Lands Among The Stars

The first Saturday business of Jagga Jasoos film must be sufficient to keep up the adjust in the cinema world. Jagga Jasoos raked in only Rs 8.57 crore on day 1 at the domestic box office . The film witnes...More..

FDA panel recommends approval for experimental leukemia treatment
by | Friday, July 14, 2017

FDA panel recommends approval for experimental leukemia treatment

The treatment, called CTL019, genetically tweaks a patient's own immune system cells into what scientists call "a living drug" to battle a form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), The New York Times repo...More..

Trump 'absolutely' still wants Mexico to pay for border wall
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Trump 'absolutely' still wants Mexico to pay for border wall

One topic not on the agenda at the encounter in Hamburg is Trump's pledge to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, Videgaray said in an earlier television interview. Trump reportedly referred to Nieto as...More..

Rural Counties Have Highest Opioid Prescription Levels In Oregon — CDC
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Rural Counties Have Highest Opioid Prescription Levels In Oregon — CDC

In Cambria and Blair counties, doctors prescribed the equivalent of between 957 and 5,500 milligrams of morphine equivalents - including hydrocondone, oxycodone, methadone and morphine - for each resident in 20...More..

England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

England v South Africa: Liam Dawson picked ahead of Toby Roland-Jones

In five years, no batsman has scored more than his 4,594 Test runs and only India captain Virat Kohli betters him in all forms of the global game. Alastair Cook He's back in the ranks, which can be a proble...More..

Californians terminated lives under aid-in-dying law previous year
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Californians terminated lives under aid-in-dying law previous year

Among those patients, 111 took the drugs and died. Compassion & Choices will continue to provide education to the public and medical professionals through its bilingual Access Campaign to ensure that every el...More..

Financials Up As Central Banks Talk Hikes - Financials Roundup
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Financials Up As Central Banks Talk Hikes - Financials Roundup

Mr Carney said it would depend on "how the economy reacts to both tighter financial conditions and the reality of Brexit negotiations". "These are some of the issues that the MPC [Monetary Policy Committee] w...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Conway Defends GOP Health Care Bill: 'ObamaCare Has Robbed People of Choices'

Stephanopoulos briefly put words into Conway's mouth by bringing up a hypothetical example of a 15-year-old kid on Medicaid who wouldn't qualify for most (or any) jobs with insurance coverage . Analysis cond...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

That's what the Highway Loss Data Institute is investigating now that the number of collision claims has risen by between 4.5 and 16 percent in several states where weed has been made legal for recreational u...More..

President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

President Trump to Announce Changes to Cuba Policy in Miami

The new restrictions were championed by Sen. Marco Rubio - who were experts on Cuba policy. Both men plan to be on hand when Trump announces the changes in Miami's Little Havana neighborhood, Friday after...More..

Hyderabad samosa sellers' son gets 64th rank; JEE (Advanced) 2017 Result
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Hyderabad samosa sellers' son gets 64th rank; JEE (Advanced) 2017 Result

Students can log on to www. jeeadv.ac.in to check their results. Bhairulal, who belongs to a modest farmer's family of Aarjiya in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district, secured All India Rank (AIR) 1,143 in Other Bac...More..

Connecticut House approves casino exclusivity bill, sends it to Senate
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Connecticut House approves casino exclusivity bill, sends it to Senate

Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, had opposed mixed-martial arts bills for years at the request of organized labor, which was fighting with a non-union casino owner in Las Vegas, who ha...More..

Rainy Tuesday evening likely for the Harrisburg area
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Rainy Tuesday evening likely for the Harrisburg area

Overnight, there is a slight chance of showers. Tuesday highs cooler in the middle 60's. Expect northeast winds at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts to near 25 miles per hour possible. Northwest wind 8 to 1...More..

Gov. Rick Scott, lawmakers to return for special session
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Gov. Rick Scott, lawmakers to return for special session

Corcoran, meanwhile, has been defending a wide-ranging education bill that boosts funding for charter schools and teacher bonuses. In return for reaching a compromise on his top priorities, the governor is e...More..

Org Declared Gujarat Board SSC Class 10 Results at 8 AM Today
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Org Declared Gujarat Board SSC Class 10 Results at 8 AM Today

The GSEB SSC exams were conducted in the state from March 15 to March 25, 2017 with the first exam being a language paper of either English or Gujarati. These portals also provide the facility to register for t...More..

Study Finds That 'Beauty Sleep' Is Actually a Real Thing
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Study Finds That 'Beauty Sleep' Is Actually a Real Thing

The researchers then showed the photos to a different set of 122 volunteers, who were asked to rate the subjects on attractiveness, health, sleepiness and trustworthiness. "People seem to be able to tell when s...More..

Triple Talaq an Issue of Women within Minority Community
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Triple Talaq an Issue of Women within Minority Community

The bench, also comprising Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer, had begun the hearing on May 11. Addressing the constitution bench, AIMPLB's senior counsel Kapil Sibal said he ha...More..

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

5 ways to become a smaller target for ransomware hackers

Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at vehicle factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft on Su...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hamilton fastest as Mercedes step up the pace

Ferrari and Mercedes may be the front-runners again, but Red Bull expect to be close in pursuit with a heavily-updated auto while local hero Fernando Alonso has more modest hopes. "You simply need to adapt to t...More..

Parasitic live worms found inside stomach of sushi guzzler
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Parasitic live worms found inside stomach of sushi guzzler

When questioned by medical staff, the patient revealed that he had recently eaten sushi , which led physicians to believe he may have a disease called anisakiasis . When doctors put an endoscope, a long tube ...More..

8-month-old Hampton girl in 'extreme danger'
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

8-month-old Hampton girl in 'extreme danger'

Police believe that the two have been abducted by a man. Kier was last seen driving a black 2013 Kia Optima with Virginia license plates reading "VAW-2197". She was last seen in blue jeans and a t-shirt. Keir...More..

Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Texas House OKs letting adoption groups deny non-Christians

This week, Alabama passed a similar law, but it does not apply to adoption agencies that receive state or federal funding. Under the bill - foster care providers could refuse to place kids with LGBT househo...More..

BCCI confirms India's Champions Trophy participation
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

BCCI confirms India's Champions Trophy participation

The top eight sides in the world rankings compete in the Champions Trophy with India winning the last edition in 2013. The decision was taken here at a Board of Control for Cricket in India's special genera...More..

Only PM Modi can save us from Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Only PM Modi can save us from Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba Mufti

Mufti while referring to Modi's Pakistan visit past year, praised his "strength" and said: "It was him who visited Pakistan during heightened tensions between the two countries". He was successful to a large ex...More..

The New Way To Get Your Caffeine Fix In The Morning
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

The New Way To Get Your Caffeine Fix In The Morning

A bagel chain in the United States has given its latest creation a shot in the arm, and Millennials are to thank - or blame. Made from both espresso and coffee-cherry flour, this carbohydrate is packed with 13...More..

Free mental health first aid courses offered to community
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Free mental health first aid courses offered to community

Central England is also creating 50 mental health and wellbeing champions who will offer support by signposting colleagues towards resources and help regarding mental health. People experience symptoms of menta...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

A Fluid-Filled Artificial Womb May Help Premature Babies, Say Experts

Extremely premature babies could be kept alive in future using an "artificial womb" that scientists plan to test in humans after a successful study involving unborn lambs. This is to provide the prope...More..

Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana

The risks of medical marijuana laws are important to convey, said lead author Deborah Hasin , of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in NY. Having said that, one of the reasons other states...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

The Justice Department singled out Chicago's rise in homicides and said New York's gang killings were the "predictable effect of the city's soft-on-crime stance". The Trump administration is moving beyond rheto...More..

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump Administration May Not Find Middle Ground on Paris Climate Deal

President Donald Trump's top advisers are expected to meet Tuesday to discuss whether the USA should remain in the agreement, Politico reported. White House officials, led by the National Economic Council, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Yet there was little question that the comments of the 70-year-old Campanis on "Nightline" reflected archaic stereotypes about the intelligence and capabilities of African-Americans. My family watched every mov...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue

Robinson attended UCLA from 1939-41 and was a four-sport athlete in baseball, track and field, basketball and football. Robinson retired in January, voiding the trade. The slugger hit 156 homers in 982 games wi...More..

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Launch Mental Health Film Series
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Launch Mental Health Film Series

The WHO official bared that suicide is the leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 29. Chief executive Michael Bassingthwaighte said it was an important issue because each year around one million Austr...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

Senate floor. But to do so, they will likely have to override Democratic objections and unilaterally change Senate rules so that Gorsuch can be confirmed with a simple majority in the 100-seat chamber, instea...More..

Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Nearly half of US adults infected with genital HPV

Good reminder that people who fret that giving girls Gardasil will make them " promiscuous " can go kick rocks: New research says a quarter of men have the cancer-causing strain of HPV, as do 20 percent of wome...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Bathroom bill' could cost North Carolina more NCAA events

It has stained our reputation. Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin said the repeal bill was a "disaster" which only "doubles down on discrimination" of LGBT people in the state. Bert Jones, R-Rocki...More..

Premature deaths rise in U.S. as opioid epidemic worsens
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Premature deaths rise in U.S. as opioid epidemic worsens

Ranked at the bottom, starting with the least healthy counties, are: Union, Gadsen, Madison, Putnam and Hamilton, according to the eighth annual County Health Rankings . It measures not only health outcomes , ...More..

Girl badly burned by homemade slime (graphic photos)
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Girl badly burned by homemade slime (graphic photos)

Her mom and dad were startled to see their daughter's hands were covered in blisters and immediately took her to the hospital . Her parents rushed her to the hospital, where she was found to have suffered se...More..

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

Mindy Kaling might just be at the heart of a Twitter love story, with none other than New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. It didn't take long for the official Twitter account for the PATH commuter train line betw...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Future unclear for Kmart and Sears

The disclosure comes after more optimistic signs from the company, which has been working on a turnaround under Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert. The company plans to use the profits from that sale to shor...More..