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Phoenix police announce arrest in serial street shootings Phoenix police announce arrest in serial street shootings
- May 09, 2017

Police say a man accused of killing two engaged doctors at a luxury Boston condominium building has a criminal history of robbing banks. Police said they have not identified a motive but believe Saucedo acted alone. The Associated Press was unable to reach Saucedo's public defender on Monday. Police previously said at least seven people were killed and two others wounded over a four-month period previous year. (more...)
Polls show B.C. election could be a cliffhanger
- May 09, 2017

The Liberals ran with the interaction, painting Horgan as an angry man who doesn't have the temperament to govern. - Green party Leader Andrew Weaver refused to say which party he would work with in case of a minority government. If no party wins a majority of seats on Tuesday, Weaver wasn't ready to discuss where he would throw his support. Liberal strategist Lorne Mayencourt credited the party leader's response to Donald Trump's softwood tariff - a proposed ban on US coal imports that ... (more...)
11 lakh medical aspirants appear in exam 11 lakh medical aspirants appear in exam
- May 08, 2017

After much ado, including political posturing from leaders, medical aspirants from Tamil Nadu appeared for the national eligibility cum-entrance test (NEET) on Sunday. The CBSE NEET UG Answer key 2017 for all sets will be accessible shortly on NEET Official website , cbseneet.nic.in. The results were announced 10 days after the publication of answer keys. (more...)
Funeral of militant Fayaz Ahmad held in Indian-controlled Kashmir Funeral of militant Fayaz Ahmad held in Indian-controlled Kashmir
- May 08, 2017

State police chief S P Vaid said a live grenade was recovered from the possession of a slain militant. More details are awaited. "The militant was wanted for his role in a fidayeen attack on a BSF convoy on August 2015 at Narsu Udhampur", a police spokesman was quoted as saying by Indian Express. (more...)
Indian troops in Kashmir wound at least 4 Indian troops in Kashmir wound at least 4
- May 08, 2017

Last year, Pakistan violated ceasefire a staggering 449 times across the Line of Control ( LoC ) in comparison to 405 violations in 2015. "We [Pakistan] have always upheld that commitment in letter and in spirit, but India has mostly ended up treating inadvertent crossers inhumanely", he said, referring to the killing of a woman in February this year by India's Border Security Force (BSF) near Sialkot. (more...)
The National Weather Confirms Tornado Touchdown in Dinwiddie The National Weather Confirms Tornado Touchdown in Dinwiddie
- May 07, 2017

The damage is centered around Horner Siding Road just outside Oxford. The tornado passed in a matter of seconds, then she sent text messages to her friends and daughter to let them know she made it through. "At least right here I'm seeing a little bit more concentrated damage and trees that are actually knocked down at least across the path if not some back in the opposite direction that the storm was moving", Keighton said. (more...)
'World's heaviest woman' hospitalized in Abu Dhabi 'World's heaviest woman' hospitalized in Abu Dhabi
- May 07, 2017

Image credit: Hindustan Times."It took nearly a month for me to form a team of doctors, chalk out a detailed plan for her treatment and then we chose to get her here". 37-year-old Eman Ahmed . Image credit: TOI via Times of India . Sawant today instructed officials to prepare a note in this regard so that it could be issued to all hospitals. (more...)
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Jessy's Taco Bar
- May 06, 2017

For Tortolero, Cinco de Mayo is a reminder of how many times Mexico has been invaded by other countries. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla . (more...)
First female White House chief usher 'no longer employed,' official says
- May 06, 2017

Reid joined the White House in 2011 under President Barack Obama. Reid was the first woman and second African American in history to hold the position. Yeah, right! Like Donald Trump's White House would ever do anything callous and cold-hearted and likely fuelled by the paranoia that Angela Reid was an Obama loyalist intent on stealing Trump's Twitter password and wiretapping his flower vases. (more...)
New bill would release Trump's state tax returns
- May 06, 2017

Depending on what comes out of the Congress, it could be. "I was in Washington a week or so ago, and in Washington there is a broad consensus that a border adjustment tax isn't going to happen", he said . The government's budget deficit could explode under the plan, offsetting numerous benefits for the economy, economists say. 77% say tax reform will improve their global competitiveness. (more...)
Bitcoin? An Ethereum ETF Might Come First Bitcoin? An Ethereum ETF Might Come First
- May 04, 2017

Nearly doubling in a matter of 2 months, according to Bitstamp the current price of Bitcoin is $1550. Last month, Japan officially announced it would recognise Bitcoin as legal tender. Even the chance of a bitcoin ETF being listed on a U.S. exchange, which is the second largest market, is enough to raise bitcoin prices. However, this isn't the first time the cryptocurrency has booked such a rapid surge in prices, and last time the rise was followed by a steep sell-off. (more...)
Going Gluten-Free Does Not Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Says Going Gluten-Free Does Not Lower Heart Disease Risk, Study Says
- May 03, 2017

Researchers say that gluten-free diets among people without celiac disease should not be encouraged. If anyone googles 'Is gluten bad?' after a long explanation which involves the term 'coeliac disease, ' you'll find the answer is no. They filled in a food frequency questionnaire in 1986 and continued to do so at 4-year intervals until 2010. Researchers then divided them into five levels of estimated gluten consumption. (more...)
Gov't relaxes healthy standard for school meals Gov't relaxes healthy standard for school meals
- May 02, 2017

We want to continue the progress we have made". The language would apply only to the 2017-18 school year . The Obama administration rules set fat, sugar and sodium limits on foods in the lunch line and beyond. "Meals can't be nutritious if they aren't consumed, if they're put in the trash", he said. But despite those successes, the rules have become controversial in some sectors. (more...)
Antonio Conte Rejects Idea that Eden Hazard Should Be More Selfish
- May 01, 2017

Conte restored Hazard and Costa to his line-up after starting them on the bench at Wembley on Saturday for the 4-2 semi-final win over Spurs and the Italian feels his changes were justified. "But we have trained very well this season and we have a lot of energy to face this type situation". "I'm pleased with our fantastic performance". Also the team, every single player, and he's always available to accept every one of my decisions. (more...)
Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee Grand Canyon: Found body likely teenage boy from Tennessee
- April 30, 2017

This file photo of Jackson Standefer was taken at Grand Canyon National Park. Mark McOmie, Standefer's uncle, also said the family was waiting to comment until the body was formally identified. Randy Merrell shows a custom orthotic at his lab in Dry Fork Canyon, northwest of Vernal, Utah, in 2012. The Coconino County Medical Examiner's Office has immediately received the corpse via helicopter delivery and is in the process of examining the identity through DNA sample testing. (more...)
Chipotle Reports Payment System Was Hacked Chipotle Reports Payment System Was Hacked
- April 30, 2017

Company CFO Jack Hartung said the "unauthorized activity" has since been stopped, and that the company is investigating the incident with help from cyber-security experts and law enforcement. "Because our investigation is continuing, complete findings are not available and it is too early to provide further details on the investigation", the statement added. (more...)
Target's MARIO KART Shopping Carts Seem Like a Potentially Dangerous Idea
- April 27, 2017

The Deluxe version includes all the tracks, karts and downloadable content from the original, while "there are also a few new characters to choose from". According to Forbes , the game scores even higher on Open Critic's review as it gives the game a stellar 93/100. I was pleasantly surprised with just how well online works in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe . (more...)
Bad News for Diet Soda Lovers Bad News for Diet Soda Lovers
- April 24, 2017

Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily was associated with nearly three times the risk of developing stroke or dementia. Sugar-sweetened beverages are known to raise risk for heart disease , obesity , diabetes and early death. (more...)
West Ham v Everton Betting Tips
- April 24, 2017

This was a blunt performance from Ronald Koeman's men, and the Dutchman's attempts to freshen up his sagging team with substitutes came to nothing. In a scrappy opening, the first shot on target came after 28 minutes as Nordveit's long-range effort was comfortably gathered by Stekelenburg. (more...)
April is Donate Life Month in Santa Maria April is Donate Life Month in Santa Maria
- April 24, 2017

Audrey Coleman & Counts Shanks from Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency stopped by Fox 24 studios to talk about their initiative and how residents can register to donate. Second chances often create entirely new meanings. The challenge, she says, is that while 95 per cent of British Columbians agree with the concept of organ transplant, only about one million of the province's 4.4 million population have registered as organ donors. (more...)
Blazers big man Nurkic upgraded to 'doubtful'
- April 23, 2017

Durant is considered questionable for Game 3, and Golden State has the luxury of allowing him to rest until he is 100 percent ready with this series firmly in control. But it's something that could potentially get worse and knock him out for two weeks. "He's frustrated", Kerr said. Nurkic missed the final seven games of the regular season and the first two playoff games at Golden State because of a nondisplaced fracture in his right leg. (more...)
Unilever strongly beats first quarter sales forecast Unilever strongly beats first quarter sales forecast
- April 22, 2017

Underlying sales exclude acquisitions, divestments and currency fluctuations. Unilver, the FTSE-listed Dutch owner of household brands such as Marmite, Hellman's and Cup-a-Soup, has reported an increase in turnover and sales. CEO of Unilever Paul Polman said the overall report "reflects our continued investment in both innovations and brand support, and reconfirms the strength of our long-term sustainable compounding growth model ". (more...)
Car dragged along highway after collision with tractor-trailer Car dragged along highway after collision with tractor-trailer
- April 22, 2017

Steimke approaches the truck driver after coming to a stop, and asks him why he continued to drive. A driver on the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass captured the incident on his cellphone. Do you think the truck driver knew what was going on or he was that oblivious? The driver was allowed to leave. Brian Steimke posted the Facebook video , in which you can hear him saying in disbelief, "Look at that". (more...)
NYC man accused of stalking Obama's daughter NYC man accused of stalking Obama's daughter
- April 20, 2017

He was removed from the building by Obama's Secret Service agents. According to the Daily News , Obama White House staffers had expressed frustration with the way paparazzi photographed the eldest Obama daughter when she was out in public because they feared it could fuel the sort of behavior Cardoso exhibited. (more...)
Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer
- April 19, 2017

Monday. Meb Keflezighi, who in 2014 became the first American to win the race in over three decades, finished 13th in his final Boston Marathon. "I'm not sure how it can get any better than how everything went yesterday", race director Dave McGillivray said Tuesday at the annual day-after briefing. (more...)
Sheriff announces Drug Take-Back event
- April 18, 2017

With the addition of the Drug Take Back Box we hope to collect more throughout the year and also at the annual events. Last October, it was reported that Americans turned in 366 tons (over 730,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at nearly 5,200 drug take-back sites. (more...)
Easter Candy Sales Expected To Get Sweeter Easter Candy Sales Expected To Get Sweeter
- April 16, 2017

Scott Shalley . Part of the reason behind the surge in spending for Easter this year lies in the timing: It's a bit of a late bloomer, arriving three weeks later than it did in 2016, giving consumers more time to shop. About two out of five shoppers plan to buy flowers, decorations or greeting cards. Which makes Easter one of the busiest seasons for Mike Libs and The Chocolate Factory in Evansville. (more...)
Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit
- April 16, 2017

This law also speaks to a larger issue, which is that the federal government has issued no protections for these citizens. Senate Bill 6 stalled after several key House leaders, including Speaker Joe Straus, signaled that they had no intention of supporting it. (more...)
Every Indian should have a house by 2022: Modi Every Indian should have a house by 2022: Modi
- April 15, 2017

In order to verify the payment, the customer would require scanning their fingerprint on Merchant's fingerprint reading device. The Aadhaar card is an identity card based on their biometric and demographic data. IDFC Bank became the first Indian bank to launch Aadhaar-Pay based mobile app for merchants. While APB will serve as a repository between banks and customers, AEPS will authenticate the online process. (more...)
Farooq Abdullah confused over impact of stone pelting: Mehbooba Mufti Farooq Abdullah confused over impact of stone pelting: Mehbooba Mufti
- April 15, 2017

This is just so shocking!' the state's former chief minister and opposition leader Omar Abdullah posted on Twitter. International Human Rights activist and Chairperson of Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) Khurram Parvez compared the Indian army's act of tying the youth with that of the Israeli army's actions in Palestine. (more...)
U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes
- April 14, 2017

Thirty percent supported only US airstrikes, 26% backed only diplomatic talks, and 15% wanted no USA involvement whatsoever. Russian Federation maintains a close political and military alliance with President Bashar Assad's government and has been accused of supporting its attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's rule - something Moscow adamantly denies. (more...)
United States panel issues new guidance on prostate cancer screening United States panel issues new guidance on prostate cancer screening
- April 12, 2017

For at-risk men, including men who are African-American, have a family history of prostate cancer, family history of breast cancer or the BRCA gene, and those who have been exposed to certain chemicals like fireman and veterans, as well as men over the age of 65 further assessment, is required. (more...)
CDC assisting investigation after dead bat found in salad at Florida Walmart CDC assisting investigation after dead bat found in salad at Florida Walmart
- April 10, 2017

Their risk of contracting rabies is low, but not zero, the CDC says. After lab testing, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could not determine whether the bat had rabies. On Saturday, the company Fresh Express announced a precautionary recall of some of its prepackaged salad mixes, after two people in Florida say they found a dead bat in their leafy greens. (more...)
Tottenham stages late fightback, wins 3-1 at Swansea
- April 08, 2017

Stewart Robson and Ross Dyer go toe-to-toe in week 32's Premier League predictor. "Definitely, definitely yes. I'm convinced". Pochettino introduced Vincent Janssen from the bench as Spurs began to turn up the pressure once more, but the Netherlands global was denied by a good block from the fearless Fabianski, who rushed from his line to close down the striker after Alli's reverse lob sent him through. (more...)
Almost One-Quarter of Adults Have Cancer-Causing HPV, Research Finds Almost One-Quarter of Adults Have Cancer-Causing HPV, Research Finds
- April 07, 2017

The study also showed evidence that the vaccine protected against three other high-risk HPV genotypes involved in the development of cervical cancer . That study found that, among girls and women ages 14 to 19, the prevalence of four high-risk strains of HPV (6, 11, 16 and 18) decreased from 11.5 percent in the years 2003 to 2006 to 4.3 percent in the years 2009 to 2012. (more...)
The state of Texas looks to combat distracted driving The state of Texas looks to combat distracted driving
- April 04, 2017

Technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social media while driving - all actions that are proven to increase crash risk. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high-visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in unsafe distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. (more...)
As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans
- March 31, 2017

No one is laughing now. Trump attacked the group of conservative lawmakers over Twitter Thursday, saying they "will hurt the entire Republican agenda" and "we must fight them". "The Democrats aren't for repealing Obamacare". Even if it had, several Republican senators had expressed reservations about it. "I have no doubt that that's gonna happen very quickly", President Trump said. (more...)
Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter
- March 30, 2017

The Windows 10 Creators Update makes it super easy for anyone to broadcast their gameplay on Windows 10 and Xbox One via the built-in Beam broadcasting technology. The changes have been recently made and were first spotted by the Twitter user @WZorNET . Now, that sidebar has been replaced by a floating box. (more...)
President Trump to sign executive order to undo Obama's fossil fuels regulations
- March 28, 2017

But Trump's climate skepticism has struck a chord with many Republican voters. The prospect of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement has cast a shadow over global talks about the issue. Pruitt, however, maintains that the Trump administration can be pro-environment and pro-profit at the same time. Instead, he said the United States should act within the framework of the Clean Air Act. (more...)
All you need to know about the Maharashtra doctors' strike
- March 25, 2017

It all started in Mumbai , where a resident doctor was attacked by a patient's relative, leading to all resident doctors going on strike from Monday. A study at the government-run Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi has found that almost half of a sample of 151 doctors experienced some form of physical or verbal assaults over a 12-month period. (more...)