Medicine


Georgia Tech student made freakish 911 call before being fatally shot Georgia Tech student made freakish 911 call before being fatally shot
- September 20, 2017

Attendees at the vigil for Scout Schultz said that gathering ended quietly after less than half an hour, and about 20 minutes later a separate gathering developed with chanting, marching and, ultimately, confrontations at the campus police headquarters. (more...)
United Nations figure warns of 'major atrocities' in Myanmar crisis United Nations figure warns of 'major atrocities' in Myanmar crisis
- September 20, 2017

Suu Kyi defended her country in the face of global criticism and said "more than half" of Rohingya villages were not affected by the violence and invited diplomats and foreign observers to visit them to see "why they are still there when they are surrounded by a state of turmoil" even as she addressed the nation on the Rohingya issue . (more...)
Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw
- September 18, 2017

Wenger's Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte refused to make a direct comment about Luiz's sending off but queried how his side had the habit of never ending with a full complement of players against Arsenal . For sure, it's unusual, no. "Last season I said during many press conferences about N'Golo that he could improve a lot with the ball", the Italian told reporters. (more...)
Watford vs Manchester City - betting tips and predictions
- September 17, 2017

Sergio Aguero was the man of the match with the sixth hat-trick of his Premier League career. The Portuguese pulled off an incredible display against Liverpool in a insane 3-3 draw to start the season, with last weekend's long-range efforts from Abdoulaye Doucoure and Daryl Janmaat against Southampton bringing their fans another three points to cheer. (more...)
Record number of terror-related arrests Record number of terror-related arrests
- September 15, 2017

Some of the arrests - 57 out of 379 - were linked to the Westminster , Manchester, London Bridge , and Finsbury Park attacks this spring and summer. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national co-ordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said: 'We're taking every possible opportunity to disrupt terrorist activity be it making arrests for terrorism offences, intervening where there are signs of radicalisation, or working with communities to prevent terrorists operating in ... (more...)
Giants WR Beckham returns to practice Giants WR Beckham returns to practice
- September 15, 2017

It could be 4-to-12 weeks. Contract negotiations are always complex waters to navigate, but in just one game the Giants got a taste of what their fortunes might be without their best player, and Beckham was put an extremely powerful position to negotiating from. (more...)
British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid British FM Johnson flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid
- September 14, 2017

Having regained its category five status overnight the hurricane has weakened to category three as it batters the north coast of Cuba. "So we have maintained and kept law and order on the British Virgin Islands , which at one point could have dramatically threatened the already-unfortunate plight of those who had been hit by the hurricane". (more...)
Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail
- September 08, 2017

An inquiry has been ordered into the incident. Sunil Udasi, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway was quoted by PTI as saying, "Two wagons of the goods trains derailed in Khandala this afternoon". This is the third derailment of the day. On August 19, the Utkal Express had derailed in Muzaffarnagar district, killing 22 people and injuring 156. (more...)
England bring Toby Roland-Jones back for series decider at Lord's England bring Toby Roland-Jones back for series decider at Lord's
- September 08, 2017

Mark Stoneman [1] failed to build on his maiden Test 50 at Headingley as he foolishly poked at a wide delivery from Kemar Roach and was caught behind by Shane Dowrich. Presently, England are playing a three-Test series against West Indies that is squared at 1-1 with one match remaining. England then took five wickets in the second session, with Ben Stokes claiming three wickets - two coming in a single over - and Toby Roland-Jones the other two, as batting continued to prove hard. (more...)
Assad to blame for chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, says UN Assad to blame for chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, says UN
- September 07, 2017

In the deadliest Khan Sheikhoun attack, Russian and Syrian officials denied that Syrian forces had used chemical weapons, explaining that air strikes conducted by Syrian forces that day had struck a terrorist chemical weapons depot. The plane is used only by the Syrian air force. Noting concerns about the impact of global coalition air strikes on civilians, the report highlighted USA operations which hit civilians. (more...)
Walter Becker, co-creator of Steely Dan, dead at 67 Walter Becker, co-creator of Steely Dan, dead at 67
- September 06, 2017

Becker co-founded Steely Dan with Donald Fagen . Musicians and other celebrities mourned Becker's death on social media and mentioned it was a major loss to the music industry. Also, let's not forget the fact that Becker's own solo musical output - 11 Tracks of Whack and Circus Money - prove just as pleasing to listeners as Fagen's own The Nightfly and Kamakiriad . (more...)
Kim K was 'biggest fan of Taylor Swift' in 2009 Kim K was 'biggest fan of Taylor Swift' in 2009
- September 01, 2017

I'm watching you, Taylor. At the end, she is dressed up as 14 former versions of herself, one being the nerdy girl from "You Belong With Me", another as the ballet dancer from "Shake It Off", along with her 2009 VMAs self where West dissed her and their drama began. (more...)
FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers FDA approves breakthrough treatment for dire cancers
- September 01, 2017

The patient was nearing death, but has now been cancer-free for five years. "While both external and Novartis' quantitative assessments of these values indicate that a cost-effective price could be $600,000 to $750,000, we recognize the importance of this paradigm-shifting therapy and are setting the price at $475,000 for this one-time treatment", Dana Cooper, a spokesman for Novartis, said in an interview with OncLive. (more...)
Health officials advise mosquito repellent use Health officials advise mosquito repellent use
- September 01, 2017

While many people who become infected don't develop symptoms, others become sick in 3-15 days after exposure. "This is an important reminder to stay vigilant and protect against mosquito bites throughout the summer and into the fall", said Dr. (more...)
Bypoll results: Setback for BJP as AAP wins Bawana, TDP retains Nandyal Bypoll results: Setback for BJP as AAP wins Bawana, TDP retains Nandyal
- August 31, 2017

Mukherjee. Having lost two seats that went to polls in Goa, the Congress today alleged that the ruling BJP "indulged in corrupt practises". He has defeated BJP's Ved Prakash by 24052 votes. It dipped further when its probable candidate for Panjim, Atanasio (Babush) Monserrate , who was in talks with it to challenge the BJP, suddenly joined hands with the Goa Forward Party at the eleventh hour, paving the way for an easy victory for Parrikar. (more...)
Trump To Kick Off First Major Tax Reform Effort In 30 Years Trump To Kick Off First Major Tax Reform Effort In 30 Years
- August 31, 2017

But an administration official said Trump's speech in the Midwest state would make the case for why America needs tax reform, rather than the nitty gritty of what he wants to change . "Our baseline forecast continues to pencil in a modest, temporary, deficit-financed tax cut to be passed in 2Q2018 through the reconciliation process, avoiding the need to attract 60 votes in the Senate". (more...)
After 'Guru Of Bling' Sentencing, Indian State Stays On Alert For Violence After 'Guru Of Bling' Sentencing, Indian State Stays On Alert For Violence
- August 30, 2017

In January 2005, Anshul had filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking a CBI inquiry in the case of killing of his father. The six persons arrested by the Chandigarh Police during interrogation admitted that they were hired at '1000 per day to spread violence. (more...)
Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten forms off the Georgia coast Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten forms off the Georgia coast
- August 28, 2017

Whether this storm becomes Tropical Storm Irma or not doesn't actually matter too much, the impacts will be gusty winds and rain either way. The low pressure system located off the coast of Florida has strengthened and is now being referred to as Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten. (more...)
Taylor Swift's Shocking Social Media Blackout Sparks Album Speculation Frenzy Taylor Swift's Shocking Social Media Blackout Sparks Album Speculation Frenzy
- August 19, 2017

One fan asked: " All Taylor Swift's social medias are like this". So is Swift erasing history - on the three year anniversary of announcing her 1989 album and dropping " Shake It Off ", no less? Her old Tumblr posts are gone; her infamous Instagram is empty. (more...)
SeaWorld Euthanizes Its Oldest Killer Whale After Respiratory Issues SeaWorld Euthanizes Its Oldest Killer Whale After Respiratory Issues
- August 18, 2017

Tilikum's death comes just before SeaWorld's final traditional killer whale show. Kasatka's health and appetite had significantly declined over the past several days despite continually tailored treatments. "A mother of four, grandmother of six and great grandmother of two, she was considered by the most current research as an older killer whale at almost 42 years old." the parks said. (more...)
John Franklin III transferring from Auburn to FAU John Franklin III transferring from Auburn to FAU
- August 17, 2017

Auburn Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Franklin told him he wanted to play more and be closer to home in Fort Lauderdale. He announced Tuesday he would be transferring from Auburn to play at Florida Atlantic under Lane Kiffin . He will play for fourth school since 2013 in his final collegiate season. Franklin began his college career at Florida State before going to EMCC. (more...)
Gunmen attack United Nations base in Mali killing 7 people Gunmen attack United Nations base in Mali killing 7 people
- August 16, 2017

The peacekeepers have responded and two assailants have been killed. The UN secretary-general's office released a statement condemning the attacks, saying that "attacks targeting United Nations peacekeepers may constitute war crimes under worldwide law". (more...)
How to know if your eclipse glasses are the real deal
- August 09, 2017

Additional details about how the eclipsed sun will look in the video have not been released. In Minnesota, the eclipse will begin at about 11:45 a.m., and will peak at about 1 p.m. ET, NASA said . It might seem obvious, but you shouldn't expect to get a good view of the sky if you're on the street surrounded by skyscrapers. "The most important point to remember is that during the total phase, all solar filters must be removed". (more...)
FDA Mulls over Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes FDA Mulls over Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
- August 07, 2017

The agency will also seek input on critical public health issues such as the role of flavors in tobacco products. With 22 Century's propriety technology/plant, they have effectively reduced the levels of nicotine in their cigarettes by 95%. (more...)
Tax holiday gives residents a break Tax holiday gives residents a break
- August 05, 2017

Qualified clothing and footwear - $100 or less per item; accessories are not tax-free. Online orders of eligible merchandise will not be charged sales tax even if the items are delivered beyond the sales tax holiday. are also not exempt in Maryland . And while local sales taxes are collected in 38 states, according to the Tax Foundation , those 16 are giving shoppers a break. (more...)
Tobacco Stocks Fall after FDA Announces New Nicotine Regulation Plan Tobacco Stocks Fall after FDA Announces New Nicotine Regulation Plan
- July 29, 2017

The agency also announced plans to delay a policy that requires makers of e-cigarettes, or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), to get agency approval for their products. These conditions also pose an excessive financial burden, with direct health care and lost productivity costs totaling almost $300 billion a year. According to the FDA, 90 percent of smokers had their first cigarette before they turned 18 years old and 2,500 kids try their first cigarette every day. (more...)
Record HIV cases posted in May Record HIV cases posted in May
- July 26, 2017

The child has had a healthy immune system for more than eight years after receiving a short course of treatment in early life, according to a new study. The child at the center of Monday's announcement was one of 377 HIV-infected children in a research trial that investigated the possibility of treating children with ART and then stopping the treatments for extended periods. (more...)
Israel 'willing to consider alternatives to metal detectors'
- July 24, 2017

Egypt, which now holds the Arab seat in the United Nations security council , urged Israel to stop violence against Palestinians in Al-Aqsa mosque. Two Palestinians have been killed after clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman visited the site of the attack, the Israeli settlement of Halamish, and consulted with top commanders. (more...)
Jordan Spieth shines through rain and wind at The Open Championship
- July 23, 2017

Looking for his first Open title, Spieth is three clear of Matt Kuchar . Spieth won the Masters from start to finish in 2015 and was set to do it again the following year, only to blow a five-shot lead with nine to play to finish second. (more...)
Dog resuscitated by firefighters after house fire in California Dog resuscitated by firefighters after house fire in California
- July 23, 2017

He was then reunited with his anxious owners, a married couple who were unharmed by the fire. The firefighter who carried him from the home visited Jack on Thursday. Jack was revived and transported to Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital where he'll remain under observation for the next 24 to 48 hours for any additional injuries or complications. (more...)
Humans Have Produced Nine Billion Tons of Plastic and Counting Humans Have Produced Nine Billion Tons of Plastic and Counting
- July 21, 2017

The scientists compiled production statistics for resins, fibres and additives from a variety of industry sources. Humans have created more than eight billion tonnes of plastics in the past 65 years, and most of it still exists in rubbish tips, in the sea and strewn about the landscape, according to new worldwide research. (more...)
Both parties misguided on health care Both parties misguided on health care
- July 18, 2017

McCain's surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye certainly complicates the timetable, but it also buys McConnell more time to shore up support among a number of holdouts, including Rob Portman of Ohio , Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia , Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Dean Heller of Nevada . (more...)
Dying Army veteran has one final wish - to talk to you Dying Army veteran has one final wish - to talk to you
- July 16, 2017

Hernandez's speech is failing and he can no longer see. Facing a frightening future, the 18-year USA veteran - who served a tour in Iraq - one day asked his wife to hold onto his phone "in case someone calls". Hernandez's wife, Ernestine, turned to the "Caregivers of Wounded Warriors" to help fulfill his wish, after he spent a disappointing afternoon at his Texas home waiting for his phone to ring. (more...)
LaGuardia, Newark And JFK Workers Call Off Strike LaGuardia, Newark And JFK Workers Call Off Strike
- July 13, 2017

The 700 workers consist of baggage claim handlers, cleaners, customer service agents and offer assistance to those who seek wheelchair assistance at the airport. The labor dispute is between the workers and a private company, PrimeFlight Aviation Services. The strike will continue through Wednesday and possibly Thursday and is due to workers' long standing attempts to unionize being blocked by PrimeFlight. (more...)
Coffee May Lower Risk of Dying, says Study Coffee May Lower Risk of Dying, says Study
- July 12, 2017

Men who drank the most coffee were 12 percent less likely to die during the follow-up period of the study , compared to men who didn't drink as much or at all. And the pattern was consistent across racial groups - including whites, blacks, Latinos and Japanese-Americans, the study found. "We can not say drinking coffee will prolong your life, but we see an association", the study's lead author, Veronica W. (more...)
Latest Ariana Grande Concert Threat Defused After Man Arrested in Costa Rica Latest Ariana Grande Concert Threat Defused After Man Arrested in Costa Rica
- July 12, 2017

In May, 22 people were killed and scores were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the end of concert by Grande in Manchester. Ariana Grande , 23, later performed for 14,000 fans as planned at the Parque Viva. The director of the OIJ , Walter Espinoza , said: "The original threat was in the Arabic language and indicated that there could be a situation of danger or an attack at the concert". (more...)
Vatican calls on Bishops to prevent Eucharistic abuse in their dioceses Vatican calls on Bishops to prevent Eucharistic abuse in their dioceses
- July 11, 2017

The letter also added that gluten-free bread is not appropriate for the Eucharist, although exceptions could be made for sufferers of coeliac disease . "Mustum, which is grape juice that is either fresh or preserved by methods that suspend its fermentation without altering its nature (for example, freezing), is valid matter for the celebration of the Eucharist" (A. (more...)
Trump accuses Comey of committing a felony by leaking classified information Trump accuses Comey of committing a felony by leaking classified information
- July 11, 2017

A newly released financial disclosure form from Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation, shows he received a partnership share from his Atlanta law firm of $9.2 million. In May, Trump tweeted that it was his opinion that leaks coming out of the White House were "fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media". On the basis of what we now know, it does not appear that Comey committed a crime. (more...)
Trump 'absolutely' committed to making Mexico pay for border wall Trump 'absolutely' committed to making Mexico pay for border wall
- July 10, 2017

Pena Nieto, whom Trump called his "friend", said the meeting would "help us continue a very strong dialogue" on NAFTA, while his aides emphasized that they had not discussed the wall. Mexico has made it clear that it has no intention of paying for a wall. On Jan. 27, both Trump and Nieto issued a joint statement agreeing not to discuss the matter in public after they had exchanged a war of words on the proposal that resulted in a cancelled diplomatic meeting. (more...)
Wounded civilians flee last of IS-held Mosul Wounded civilians flee last of IS-held Mosul
- July 06, 2017

With the full liberation of Mosul in sight, Iraqis celebrated on Sunday. It was here, almost three years ago to the day, that it declared the founding of its "caliphate" over parts of Iraq and Syria. "The portions targeted were 25-metre sections and will help preserve the remainder of the overall 2,500-meter wall", the coalition said in a statement. (more...)