Saturday April 21-st, 2018

Gauri Lankesh murder: Man taken into custody for interrogation Gauri Lankesh murder: Man taken into custody for interrogation

The SIT seems to be inching closer to indicating that Gauri's murder was the fourth one in this line of fatal shootings - since all three before her were rationalists and all of them were killed with.32 calibre firearms. Police had later released s...

North Korea threatens to 'counter' U.S. over military drills with the South North Korea threatens to 'counter' U.S. over military drills with the South

The United States is due to start joint military exercises with South Korea in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser said this week according to Yonhap news agency - the latest in a series of military drills that North Korea reg...

N. Korea denies Syria chemical weapons claim N. Korea denies Syria chemical weapons claim

North Korea said that the United States had influenced the United Nations Security Council to "cook up the theory of cooperation between North Korea and Syria" in order to impose more sanctions and install a "full-scale sea blockade", and justify an ...

Doctors suspended after operating on wrong patient's brain, Kenyan hospital says Doctors suspended after operating on wrong patient's brain, Kenyan hospital says

The wrong patient needed treatment for a swelling on the head but ended up on the table for an open brain surgery meant to remove a blood clot from the brain of another patient. The facility's management has suspended the admission rights of a Neuros...

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution citing Iran sanctions violation Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution citing Iran sanctions violation

The text, drafted by Britain and backed by the United States, received 11 votes in favor and two abstentions but was blocked by Russia's veto. In the vote on the UK-drafted text, 11 members of the council were in favor, Russian Federation and Bol...

USA threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto USA threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto

A UK-drafted resolution aimed at pressuring Iran over alleged weapons supplies to Yemeni fighters has failed at the UN Security Council. Al-Malki reiterated the Coalition's firm position towards the importance of coercing the coup militias in Sanaa...

Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded Jared Kushner's security clearance downgraded

The job never materialized, but in November, Apollo lent $184 million (U.S.) to Kushner's family real estate firm, Kushner Cos. "But - oh wait - there's more , because an even larger loan came from Citigroup". Among other things, the two men discuss...

Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots? Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?

Chang hypothesized that since patients with varicose veins have increased inflammation, the inflammatory processes may cause abnormal blood clotting. Important to the study design was the fact that the three endpoints were analyzed separately, i....

E-cigarettes: Study finds toxic metals including arsenic, lead in vapors E-cigarettes: Study finds toxic metals including arsenic, lead in vapors

The researchers, however, did find that fresh coils in e-cigarettes generate higher levels of aerosol metal concentrations. The measure of lead found in the aerosols produced by the devices was, in some cases, more than 25 times greater than in the...

CBI books Delhi diamond exporter in fresh bank fraud case CBI books Delhi diamond exporter in fresh bank fraud case

Yet another bank scam surfaced on Sunday with the Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) registering a case against the chief managing director and other top officials of Simbhaoli Sugars mill for defrauding the Oriental Bank of Commerce ( OBC ) of Rs ...

U.S. governors, including Murphy, join forces on gun safety U.S. governors, including Murphy, join forces on gun safety

The group's research will be aimed at filling the gap created by the federal government's "ban" on the use of federal funds to study the causes of gun violence as a public health issue, according to the memo. They plan to urge other governors to join...

Dems Flip KY House Seat In District Trump Won By Huge Margin Dems Flip KY House Seat In District Trump Won By Huge Margin

Bush's chaplain at the World Trade Center after 9/11, and later faced accusations that he sexually molested an underage girl . "Democrats are organizing, investing and winning elections in red districts across the country as voters reject Donald Tr...

Drought-hit Cape Town dreads 'Day Zero' when taps will run dry Drought-hit Cape Town dreads 'Day Zero' when taps will run dry

A range of activities over the weekend include talks; exhibits on water technology, composting toilets and DIY; workshops on water saving, harvesting and grey water treatment; the 25-litre challenge; family-friendly kid's activities; and community en...

Case DROPPED against West Brom footballers after being accused of 'nicking cab' Case DROPPED against West Brom footballers after being accused of 'nicking cab'

The emergence of new evidence could see the case reopened but it seems the four players are off the hook for now. West Brom's Jonny Evans , Gareth Barry , Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill , who were in the city for a winter training camp, admi...

Two AAP MLAs held for assault on Delhi chief secy Two AAP MLAs held for assault on Delhi chief secy

The incident took place when Delhi CM Kejriwal was attending a meeting at his resident in which Anshu Prakash was also present. The plea was mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shanka...

First flu-related death of a child confirmed in Harris County First flu-related death of a child confirmed in Harris County

More than 74,000 flu cases have been reported since October 1. Harris County residents who haven't had a flu shot are encouraged to get one as soon as possible as flu vaccine remains available throughout our community. Doctors say a combination of in...

Scientists Have Developed A 90% Accurate Blood Test To Detect Autism Scientists Have Developed A 90% Accurate Blood Test To Detect Autism

Most doctors will not diagnose a child as autistic until about 18 months old, according to the CDC, though symptoms can appear earlier. In a paper published to the journal Molecular Autism , the team led by Dr Naila Rabbani detailed how it can b...

Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease

The new algorithms Google has introduced that involves human eye scanning are able to detect whether the person is suffering a condition of high blood pressure or at the risk of stroke or heart attack , according to the statement released by...

Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking Cleaning sprays as harmful as smoking

Experts say they cause damage to airways , speeding up the decline of our lungs as we age. The researchers analyzed data that followed thousands of people over the course of 20 years, including measures of lung function and surveys in which the su...

Turkish army, FSA liberate 2 more villages in Afrin Turkish army, FSA liberate 2 more villages in Afrin

This has raised tensions in Ankara so far that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeatedly implied that Turkey would not care if American troops were also hit in a potential military attack against the YPG in Syria's Manbij. for the sake of...

Haiti's President condemns Oxfam over sex scandal Haiti's President condemns Oxfam over sex scandal

On Monday, the International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt , issued a statement saying: 'My absolute priority is to keep the world's poorest and most vulnerable people safe from harm. Senior staff have already left the charity, and the threat...

Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil

To expedite the process of obtaining the antibiotic they used high-speed computer processing to sift through the soil samples. They also knew that trying to culture all their soil samples in a lab would take forever, and that most would not replica...

Transgender Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby After Experimental Treatment Transgender Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby After Experimental Treatment

Each month, they increased her hormones dosages again and at only three months into the vigorous routine, she was able to be the baby's exclusive food source from birth to six weeks. The medical regimen was administered by Dr. Tamar Reisman and nurse...

Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador over aid agency's sex scandal Tutu quits as Oxfam ambassador over aid agency's sex scandal

Allegations of a cover-up has worsened the situation. Oxfam's leaders are accused of trying to cover up the behaviour of some of its senior staff members deployed to Haiti after the devastating 2010 quake. The NCA has been "closely monitoring" ...

Oxfam deputy executive resigns in Haiti scandal Oxfam deputy executive resigns in Haiti scandal

Oxfam's deputy chief executive last night resigned after the Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt hauled in the already under fire charity's bosses. It was a crime. Some 25% said they were fairly untrustworthy, 44% that they were fairly trustwo...

Medical marijuana will go on sale in Pa. this week Medical marijuana will go on sale in Pa. this week

Pennsylvania dispensaries will not carry smokeable forms of marijuana. The below guidance provides information to school administrators to assist them in developing policies for the administration of medical marijuana on school property. "But they do...

15 more flu deaths reported in state; toll now at 140 15 more flu deaths reported in state; toll now at 140

During the current flu season , H3N2 viruses have been most common. "Flu is nothing to fool around with", said Allan. "I've definitely had the flu in the past, but not as bad as it was this time", Riley said. Doctors were anxious about you...

Mother suffering from rare disease wakes up with British accent Mother suffering from rare disease wakes up with British accent

She says that often people don't believe she isn't British nor do they realize there isn't actually that much amusing about the situation, at least not for Myers, who says she wants her condition to be taken very seriously. As far as doctors can te...

End of an era: Purdue to stop marketing opioids to doctors End of an era: Purdue to stop marketing opioids to doctors

Although initially driven by prescription drugs, most opioid deaths now involve illicit drugs, including heroin and fentanyl. The company slashed more than half of its current sales force, alerting staff to the changes in a letter earlier this ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Jumps On Strong Earnings, Opdivo Trial Data Bristol-Myers Squibb Jumps On Strong Earnings, Opdivo Trial Data

The volume of 2.17 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 781.08 Million shares. Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY ) last issued its earnings results on Monday, February 5th. Therefore 63% are positive. Jefferies has "Hold" rating ...

Human eggs grown to maturity in the lab for the first time Human eggs grown to maturity in the lab for the first time

While it's not readily apparent whether or not this new discovery regarding lab-grown human eggs is immediately practically applicable, it's still "extraordinarily important", according to Kyle Orwig, a stem cell biologist not involved in the study w...

Food protein linked to cancer spread Food protein linked to cancer spread

Alex Berezow, senior fellow of biomedical science for the American Council on Science and Healthy said in the Baltimore Sun . They then examined data from breast cancer patients, which indicated that the greater the ability of breast cancer ...

Already bad flu season not quite over yet Already bad flu season not quite over yet

UNM Students can receive a free flu shot at SHAC in dedication to "Take One for Raymond", an initiative began by the parents of former UNM student Raymond Plotkin, who passed away from the H1N1 virus in 2009. As of February 5, influenza and pneumonia...

She was eating salad when she suddenly found something disgusting She was eating salad when she suddenly found something disgusting

Based on an assessment from a biologist friend, Carr believes the reptile was a blue-belly lizard , which are native to California and other western states. Carr called the state health department but a spokesperson said that because the lettuce w...

Texas televangelist tells viewers flu season is not real Texas televangelist tells viewers flu season is not real

A Virginia woman who almost died of the flu calls Copeland's comments "dangerous", and worries they might prevent people from getting a flu shot. Also, talk to your doctor if you have flu-like symptoms. "We know what's wrong with you". Copeland's a...

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