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Real Madrid Edge Over Alaves 2-1 Real Madrid Edge Over Alaves 2-1
- September 24, 2017

Real Madrid already trail rivals Barcelona by seven points after just five games and can not afford any more slip ups. As expected, it was the visitors that dominated the ball in the early stages, but Alaves were a threat in the final third, with Munir's movement in the final third causing Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane problems at the heart of the Real Madrid defence. (more...)
CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic CVS to cap prescriptions to seven-day supply amid battling opioid epidemic
- September 23, 2017

Increasingly, heroin and the illicit use of synthetic opioids like fentanyl are responsible for fatal opioid overdoses, but many cases of addiction begin with prescription painkillers. The company also plans to strengthen its disposal collection program with the addition of kiosks at pharmacies. More than 100 metric tons of unwanted medication, that could otherwise have been diverted, misused or abused, have been collected and safely disposed of through this program in the past two years. (more...)
"Much more devastating" Hurricane Maria hammers Puerto Rico
- September 21, 2017

It is forecast to pass over or near the US Virgin Islands before cutting diagonally, southeast to northwest, through Puerto Rico starting Wednesday morning. Hurricane Maria has already turned deadly in the Caribbean. Forecasters say even more major storms are possible this hurricane season. "How would I know if something happened to her, if I can't hear from her and no one can get to her?" he said. (more...)
Highlights: PM Narendra Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Myanmar's Yangon Highlights: PM Narendra Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Myanmar's Yangon
- September 07, 2017

In a statement after talks with Myanmar's de facto chief Suu Kyi, PM Modi said India understands the problems being faced by Myanmar. Naming Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Rabindranath Tagore and Bahadur Shah Zafar, he said Myanmar had become the "second home" for those who had to leave their own homes during the freedom struggle. (more...)
Stacy Lewis Wins And All $195000 Goes To Houston Fund Stacy Lewis Wins And All $195000 Goes To Houston Fund
- September 06, 2017

She was staring at the opportunity to win three straight when she teed off on her first hole at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club, but, after leading going into Round 3, she had slipped all the way outside the top 10 after only three holes - and two bogeys. (more...)
Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, swearing-in of new ministers at 10 am Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, swearing-in of new ministers at 10 am
- September 02, 2017

She was reportedly upset about it as well. An excel sheet was prepared of the ministers classified as "positive" and "negative" based on their work, which was submitted to the Prime Minister and BJP national president Amit Shah . Ahead of the Union Cabinet re-shuffle, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Friday resigned from his Cabinet post. The reasons for his quitting are not clear yet. (more...)
So, Kim Kardashian Once Said She Was Taylor Swift's So, Kim Kardashian Once Said She Was Taylor Swift's "Biggest" Fan
- September 01, 2017

Her response? Taylor Swift's " Love Story ". Apparently Kim Kardashian was Taylor Swift's biggest fan way back in 2009 when there was no " Bad Blood " between the stars. "Taylor and Karlie are still very much good friends." " Look What You Made Me Do " is a libel lawsuit against pop culture itself - Swift is exhausted of the way celebrities are commodified and therefore dehumanized by an audience greedy for the next piece of gossip or hearsay. (more...)
Mosquitoes in Redding test positive for West Nile virus Mosquitoes in Redding test positive for West Nile virus
- September 01, 2017

A total of 16 cases of meningitis and meningo-encephalitis with West Nile virus were registered in Romania between May 9 and August 30, 2017, which resulted in six deaths, according to data from the Ministry of Health. When people do show symptoms, they can mimic those of flu or what people call "stomach flu", Dr. Soule noted. He said people should stay inside when mosquitos are most active, around dusk or dawn, but if a person must go outside, he or she should wear long sleeves and long ... (more...)
AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24000 votes AAP wins Bawana by-election in Delhi by over 24000 votes
- August 31, 2017

He defeated BJP's Ved Prakash by 24,052 votes while Congress' Sandeep Kumar secured third position. Congress finished third with its candidate Surender Kumar receiving 27,596 votes. They had urged the Election Commission to use VVPAT machines for tallying votes. Rane had resigned his seat days after the Congress, which had emerged as the single-largest party when the Assembly election results were declared in March, failed to form the government. (more...)
President Trump to talk taxes in Springfield President Trump to talk taxes in Springfield
- August 31, 2017

If a lower US tax rate on foreign profits encouraged USA corporations to move investments offshore, it could hurt US workers' wages and productivity. The outline included: replacing the seven existing income tax brackets with three containing new rates of 10 percent, 25 percent, and 35 percent, based on someone's income; doubling the standard deduction used to reduce their taxable income; eliminating the alternative-minimum and the estate taxes; and dropping the corporate tax rate to 15 ... (more...)
England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men England v West Indies: Headingley defeat for Root's men
- August 30, 2017

The 23-year-old had not made a hundred in any of his previous 11 Test matches. West Indies was 5-0 at stumps after Kraigg Brathwaite and Kieran Powell survived six tricky overs at the end of the day, and a couple of loud England appeals. (more...)
President Trump is dividing the country President Trump is dividing the country
- August 26, 2017

Almost seven in 10 voters think President Donald Trump's behavior could accidentally embroil the U.S.in an "international conflict", according to the latest George Washington University battleground poll . Lee, has been a move by cities and institutions across the country to remove or relocate Confederate monuments. Just 38 per cent said they would choose a Republican. (more...)
Warning to Men Who Take Excessive Vitamin B Warning to Men Who Take Excessive Vitamin B
- August 24, 2017

A new study suggests the body's stem cells can soak up unusually high levels of vitamin-C. Brasky and colleagues conducted what they described as the first prospective, observational study to examine the effects of long-term, high-dose vitamin B6 and B12 supplement use on lung cancer risk. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case
- August 24, 2017

Johnson & Johnson has awarded $615.2 million from 2012 till date in similar suits filed against the company for its talcum powder and its carcinogenic nature. That can potentially be a problem for talc miners who inhale the substance in its natural form (which may contain asbestos) and therefore potentially increase their risk for lung cancer. (more...)
Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state
- August 16, 2017

In its most lethal attack ever, Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the killing of at least 186 people in Kano on January 20, in coordinated bombings and shootings. The Nigerian Army has launched a new mobile strike team aimed at reduction of ambushes and sudden deaths of their personnel even as they count down eighteen days to the capture of the king pin of the insurgency Abubakar Shakau. (more...)
USA destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens USA destroyer sent to Chinese waters as North Korea crisis deepens
- August 13, 2017

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said in a statement that the USS John S. McCain had violated Chinese and global law, undermined Chinese sovereignty and security, and endangered the safety of frontline personnel. The South China Sea is filled with small islands, reefs and shoals and there are many territorial disputes between countries in the area. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella also said that the reports should be verified for accuracy to preserve the trust and ... (more...)
Moscow Mule Copper Mug May Cause Food Poisoning Moscow Mule Copper Mug May Cause Food Poisoning
- August 10, 2017

Iowa's health advisory warns that a Moscow Mule drink served in a copper mug could turn acidic enough for it to become a hazard to the person who consumes the drink. However, officials say it would take years of drinking Moscow Mules to develop issues from the copper. As long as those folks are serving their Moscow Mule drinks in copper cups that only have copper on the outside and not risky copper on the inside, then those consuming the drinks should be fine. (more...)
Cate Blanchett to Star in Lucille Ball Biopic Cate Blanchett to Star in Lucille Ball Biopic
- August 09, 2017

While little is known about what the series will depict, the pioneering comedienne and her relationship with Desi Arnaz has been a point of discussion for over half a century. Cate recently appeared in the Dan Rather biopic Truth and her latest movie credits include roles within Cinderella and Carol . Blanchett has won two Academy Awards, and is now filming the film adaptation of the novel Where'd You Go, Bernadette? The project written by " Moneyball " scribe Sorkin was first ... (more...)
Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities
- August 04, 2017

The property is owned by Widewaters Farrell Rd II Co LL, county records show. In 2016 a lawsuit was filed by the first five companies which were already collaborating with the state. As of Tuesday, there were 25,736 certified patients and 1,139 registered practitioners participating in New York's Medical Marijuana Program, according to the Department of Health. (more...)
OHSU Researchers 1st In US To Correct Genes With Editing Technology OHSU Researchers 1st In US To Correct Genes With Editing Technology
- August 04, 2017

The latest effort , led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health & Science University, with researchers from South Korea, China, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California and others, involved editing the DNA of single-cell embryos with CRISPR-Cas9, a tool for genome engineering that is much simpler, faster and cheaper than earlier methods, and which has sparked an explosion of interest in possible applications. (more...)
First human embryos edited in United States through First human embryos edited in United States through "CRISPR" technology
- July 28, 2017

When reached by MIT Technology Review , Mitalipov declined to comment on the results, which he said are pending publication . Successfully editing genes in human embryos could theoretically lead to scientists being able to cure any number of diseases, including cancer. (more...)
Police probe death threats against London hospital staff Police probe death threats against London hospital staff
- July 24, 2017

Many of these messages are menacing, including death threats. The hospital believes that 11-month-old Charlie has suffered irreversible brain damage that treatment can not fix. Charlie Gard's case is a heart-breaking one. The case has garnered global attention and even drawn comment from President Donald Trump and Pope Francis. (more...)
Woman Shot by Minneapolis Officer 'Didn't Have to Die,' Police Chief Says Woman Shot by Minneapolis Officer 'Didn't Have to Die,' Police Chief Says
- July 22, 2017

Minutes later, Justine Damond lay dying in her Minneapolis neighborhood, shot in the abdomen by one of the responding officers when she approached their squad auto. "We only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death", he said. Several criminal law professors who spoke to the AP said it would be unusual if Noor had his gun out when officers were checking out a report of a potential assault. (more...)
More Than Half Of People Infected With HIV On Life-Saving Antiretroviral Treatment More Than Half Of People Infected With HIV On Life-Saving Antiretroviral Treatment
- July 22, 2017

Mr Sidibe added: 'Communities and families are thriving as AIDS is being pushed back'. Mathematical modeling shows an additional 135,000 deaths and 105,000 new infections could follow in the next five years if no action is taken, and HIV treatment costs could increase by an extra $650 million during this time. (more...)
2 civilians killed in Pak firing along LoC 2 civilians killed in Pak firing along LoC
- July 09, 2017

Indian troops returned the fire strongly and effectively, the spokesperson said. They were referred to District Hospital Poonch, where they are undergoing treatment. On June 22, in the third such attack this year, a team of Pakistani special forces sneaked 600 m across the LoC into thePoonch sector and killed two Indian jawans and lost one BAT member in retaliatory action. (more...)
Prescription opioids tripled between 1999 and 2015, CDC says Prescription opioids tripled between 1999 and 2015, CDC says
- July 08, 2017

A four-fold increase in opioid use from 1999 to 2015 is mostly attributed to doctors prescribing them for non-debilitating and short-term pain. Prescription opioids alone killed almost 180,000 people from 2000 to 2015 and those overdoses, abuse and dependence on medical narcotics created an annual "economic burden" estimated at $78.5 billion, according to the new report . (more...)
England v South Africa: Sir Ian Botham's first Test and series betting England v South Africa: Sir Ian Botham's first Test and series betting
- July 06, 2017

For all the positivity surrounding his coronation in February, when he was hailed as the only credible candidate to succeed Alastair Cook , Root's first squad has received a mixed reception, with doubts over whether it will deliver the "bold and brave" brand of cricket demanded by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). (more...)
Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon
- June 28, 2017

It is still thought unlikely that the injury will sideline Murray from Wimbledon, which starts on Monday, and the 30-year-old is set to feature in the second scheduled match against an as yet unidentified opponent on Friday. Andy and Jamie Murray played doubles together at the Olympics and Davis Cup, but never in Grand Slam events. Jamie's victory - his first title at Queen's Club in 11 attempts - came on the same day that his mother, Judy, revealed that she believes her two sons will one ... (more...)
US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities' US court hears challenge on Texas law to punish 'sanctuary cities'
- June 27, 2017

The hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m.at the John H. Wood Jr. federal courthouse in San Antonio in U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia's court. But Lee Gelernt, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union who represents the plaintiffs, said if the court allows the Texas law to go forward it could have national ramifications. (more...)
Crash Claims Rise With Legalized Marijuana
- June 26, 2017

The study, which tracks collision claims from 2012 to 2016, found that Colorado had nearly 14 percent more crashes than neighboring states where marijuana was still illegal. Washington's estimated increase in claim frequency was 6 percent higher than in Montana and Idaho. "Our study focused on deaths and actually found what we expected going into this", Jason Adedoyte, lead author of the study said in a telephone interview. (more...)

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