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Centre's point man equivalent to cabinet secretary, says Mehbooba Mufti


Mehbooba said that our worker was killed and later his house was torched. "Our worker was killed and then his house was set on fire". The first incident of militants forcing their way into the houses of policemen came to the fore on March 8 when a group of ultras told family members of an SP-rank official in Shopian to ask their son to "quit the job or face consequences". Read More »

Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up


Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota has been indicted for obstruction of justice after a federal probe into an alleged cover-up of police brutality committed by former Suffolk County police chief James Burke , a longtime friend of the District Attorney. Read More »

Genetically modified pigs bred with 24% less fat


Pictured are infrared images of 6-month-old pigs taken at zero, two, and four hours after exposure to the cold. Genetically modified leaner pigs are on the cards soon. Salmon is one exception to the rule, but genetically modified Salmon literally took decades to be approved for sale in the U.S., and still faces severe opposition from food safety and environmental groups. Read More »

$1.49 EPS Expected for NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

Nxp Semiconductors Nv now has $40.10 billion valuation. About 2.16M shares traded. The price-to-book ratio of 3.11 for NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI ) implies that investors are highly hopeful for the organization to create more value from the given set of assets. Read More »

Cross-country biker Sana Iqbal death: Mother alleges 'cold-blooded murder'


Her husband is still undergoing treatment. Cross-country biker Sana Iqbal died in a auto accident on Tuesday morning on the outskirts of Hyderabad . Sana's mother claimed that as Sana's martial troubles appeared to grow every day right from the beginning, she was never happy with the marriage. "On Saturday, she told me to get her out of the hell, but as I was traveling to Chennai, I told her I would settle the issue after coming back". Read More »

Boil water advisory: School closings, Farmington Hills water distribution and more


About 51,000 residents remain without any water supply at all, mostly in the northern Novi and Farmington Hills areas, Great Lakes Water Authority CEO Sue McCormick said at a press conference Wednesday. As for whether you have to boil the water you use to wash your hands, your safe as long as it stays out of your mouth. Crews are working to fix the water main break and says it's hoping to have the pipe back in operation this week. Read More »

Bear suffering from mysterious illness has giant 3kg tongue removed by vets

Nyan htoo, an Asiatic black bear - more commonly known as a moon bear because of a golden crescent on the chest - was rescued by monks after he had been taken away from his mother by Burmese traffickers to send to China for fur. The expert team traveled to Myanmar , working with local vets to carry out a tongue amputation. The vets believe the tongue's swelling could have been congenital or caused by the mosquito-borne parasitic infection elephantiasis , which is common in humans but has ... Read More »

Colin Kaepernick signs $1 million book deal, reports say


On Tuesday, Ian Mohr of Page Six reported the former San Francisco 49ers signal-caller signed a book deal with Random House imprint One World worth more than $1 million. The 29-year-old athlete reportedly invested in "meetings with publishers in the NY offices of WME", according to Page Six . When the new season kicked off in September of this year, Kaepernick did not have a job. Read More »

Nevada gun shows tied to California gun violence


The authors of the study, which will be published in an upcoming issue of Annals of Internal Medicine , say California's stricter gun regulations could help explain why there was an increase after Nevada gun shows and not California shows. Read More »

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) — Stock Trend Analysis


The first value is calculated by adding the dividend yield to the percentage of repurchased shares. International Business Machines ( IBM ) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 63.09. Horizon Investments Llc sold 5,272 shares as United Technologies Corp Com (UTX)'s stock rose 8.03%. Since May 15, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $3.37 million activity. Read More »

Rotary clubs attempting to eradicate polio; donations needed

The disease remains an endemic in three countries - Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan - although other countries remain at risk for imported cases. Afghanistan will obtain $9.32 million while Pakistan gets $8.94 million. "To protect all children from polio, world governments and donors must see through their commitments to fund critical work and support rigorous disease surveillance in both endemic and at-risk polio-free countries", says McGovern. Read More »

NI abortion law 'inhuman and degrading'

She added: "But this is a process which has demonstrably failed to protect women's and girls' human rights". The commission, an independent body, launched legal action against Northern Ireland's government in 2014, arguing that the law violates the human rights of women and girls. Read More »

Dasukigate: Jonathan to stand as Metuh's witness


Metuh's lead counsel, Onyeachi Ikpeazu, for witnesses to appear in court. Ikpeazu said he had written to the former President and he has not responded and added that, "Our plan is to apply for the subpoena of the former President to compel him to come to court and testify for Metuh". Read More »

Bipasha: "I am doing no wrong by endorsing condoms"


The duo, quite active on social media, posted the ad shots and video on Instagram with similar captions that emphasise on the importance of condoms and how their use can help a couple in planning pregnancies and having protected sex . So, I knew it would be aesthetically shot. They are not only one of the sexiest couples, but they also seem to be the fittest of them all. Bipasha and Karan have made a decision to endorse a condom brand, and shot a too-hot-to-handle commercial for the same. Read More »

Ittefaq Se song released from Ittefaq movie Sonakshi Sinha and Siddharth Malhotra


The new version 'Ittefaq se ( Raat Baaki)' is re-interpreted by singers Jubin Nautiyal & Nikhita Gandhi. Remake of Zeenat Aman's classic song Raat Baaki , the first song video of Ittefaq features all the three key characters. Bappi Lahiri's original disco beats in the song has been given a modern groovy arrangement with a distinctive lounge feel by the talented Tanishk Bagchi. Read More »

Massive Dishwasher Recall Has Been Expanded


BSH said said they've received five reports of power cords on the machines overheating and causing fires that resulted in property damage, but no injuries. The dishwashers were sold in stores nationwide and online between January 2013 and May 2015. The affected model numbers and serial numbers can be found on the CPSC website . Read More »

KU v. MU Basketball for Hurricane Victims


How can #Mizzou and #KUbball NOT play this game every year? Self was as firm as ever in his response. It would be interesting to see the Missouri-Kansas rivalry return. KU's focus now turns toward its originally-scheduled exhibition opener, a 7 p.m. October 31 contest against Pittsburg State at Allen Fieldhouse. Self, whose Jayhawks played Missouri in an exhibition Sunday to raise money for hurricane victims, said after the game that he did not endorse anything further between the ... Read More »

Say goodbye to e-cigarettes in bars, restaurants


But manufacturers have not gone quietly in the city, mounting several legal challenges arguing that e-cigs do not qualify, because technically they do not emit smoke. The American Cancer Society thanked Cuomo for taking a step to protect the health of all New Yorkers. Although many NY counties had already banned e-cigarettes, the new law reduces public exposure to e-cigarette chemical fumes statewide. Read More »

Girl, 15, survives 'Jaws-like' shark attack


A teenage girl had told how she was knocked from her kayak by a four-and-a-half metre great white shark in Adelaide. "Sarah had been thrown into the air and had just come back down and this shark just rolled and all I saw was the dark side and the white belly and huge fins and just white water everywhere", he told ABC Radio. Read More »

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday

Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $341,529 was made by Alton Gregg H on Monday, May 1. Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since October 22, 2016 and is downtrending. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $11.13 million activity. American Beacon Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Gilead Sciences in the first quarter valued at $143,000. Read More »

Australian researchers help identify new genetic markers of breast cancer


QIMR Berghofer senior researcher Jonathan Beesley said researchers now knew much more about the genetic mechanisms that might cause breast cancer . A further seven genetic variants were discovered that predispose women specifically to oestrogen-receptor negative breast cancer , which often leads to poorer health outcomes because it does not respond to hormone therapy. Read More »

Promising research on breast cancer risk


In addition, they showed for the first time that these genes are often the same as those that are altered in breast tumours - when a tumour develops, the DNA within the cancer cells themselves mutates. Inheriting either of these genes raises the lifetime risk of developing the disease by as much as 90 per cent for BRCA1 and 85 per cent for BRCA2. Read More »

Students can get their flu shot at Student Health Services


Officials said young children and seniors, and adults with health issues should get vaccinated. "The flu vaccine will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 11:30 a.m. Zohaib says to avoid getting sick, other than getting your flu shot , people should also increase hand washing, drink more fluids, get enough sleep, and eat a balanced diet. Read More »

Trump Continues Attack on Protesting NFL Players


The launch of the petition comes less than a week after National Football League team owners, executives and players met in NY to discuss the issue of whether or not to force players to stand for the anthem. While Trump's complaints about the National Football League have remained largely unchanged, he's made them in a number of different ways. Trump has in the past pushed for the league to implement a rule requiring players to stand during the anthem. Read More »

New father accused of selling heroin from baby daughter's maternity ward

Hulse's child was born just hours before his arrest Thursday. "This is very disturbing", District Judge James Albert told the handcuffed and shackled Hulse. Those in the auto said they purchased the drugs at the maternity ward of the Excela Westmoreland Hospital from a man named Cody. Police then called the hospital to remove the newborn baby from the room before they arrived to arrest him, the Tribune-Review reported . Read More »

Young woman sweating blood from her face and hands baffles doctors


A report in the Canadian Medical Association Journal ( CMAJ ) described how medics tried to find what causes the 21-year-old's mystery condition. But her bleeding was more intense when she was stressed, according to the Daily Mail . The Italian scientist then made a decision to treat their patient with a beta blocker called propranolol, since others treated their patients similarly in the past time. Read More »

Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson


The verdict included $347 million in punitive damages. Nelson said the August trial was underpinned by errors and insufficient evidence on both sides, culminating in excessive damages. "The science is clear and we will continue to defend the safety of Johnson's Baby Powder as we prepare for additional trials in the USA", spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said in a statement. Read More »

Government launches campaign to stop patients pressuring Global Positioning System for antibiotics


The PHE report reveals that antibiotics resistance is already a concern, with four in ten patients with an E.coli bloodstream infection in England unable to be treated with the most commonly used antibiotic in hospitals. Our charity has been highlighting the problem of antibiotic resistance for the past 3 years and each year that has gone by the problem has worsened. 'The reality is that antibiotics are not always needed so you shouldn't expect to be prescribed them by your doctor or nurse'. Read More »

Bradenton gas prices closing in on pre-Hurricane Harvey levels


GasBuddy's daily survey of more than 1,200 gas outlets in ME says price was unchanged from a week ago, averaging $2.42 a gallon. Wholesale gasoline prices in the Great Lakes stand 20 cents per gallon higher than the Gulf Coast, which boasts the lowest wholesale prices. Read More »

Aamir Khan wishes 'Superstar' Zaira Wasim on her birthday


Zaira Wasim 's second film with mentor Aamir Khan has captured the imagination of the nation once again as the film proceeded to have a steady weekend at the box-office. 80 cr on Thursday, Rs 9.30 crore on Friday while Saturday marked Rs 8.71 crore and Rs 8.50 crore on Sunday, respectively, proving to be another victor from Aamir Khan. Read More »

Chelsea comeback stuns Watford: 3 things we learned


But Chelsea were not finished and after Watford missed a string of chances, the home side rallied and drew level when Michy Batshuayi struck in the 71st minute. "I did this last season, I'm doing it this season and I will never be anxious about this". "Today the impact was incredible and important, it must continue in this way - work, work, work, to have the passion to improve and understand he has to wait for his moment and then when he has the chance to show he has improved". Read More »

Man arrested after hostage situation at Nuneaton bowling alley


Bangs and flashes have been reported at the scene, with Sky's Joe Tidy saying around 15 armed officers have been seen running towards the bowling alley. No-one was allowed in or out of the premises, where there were lots of children, she said. "The adults are getting nervous so the kids are getting a little bit wild [after being trapped inside for so long]". Read More »

Woman who lost a dog face "broken heart syndrome"


The woman suffered a " broken heart " after the death of Meha, her dog. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy, the contextual investigation says, "normally happens in postmenopausal ladies and might be gone before by an unpleasant or enthusiastic occasion", which is the reason it is called broken heart syndrome. Read More »