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Santa Claus actor arrested for drug paraphernalia


Smith's auto after a motor vehicle violation. An officer is said to have spotted the drugs "in plain view" next to his Santa Claus costume. During the stop, police said they found hypodermic needles and empty bags of crack and heroin in the vehicle of the former NJ Transit worker. Read More »

Child with cancer receiving wish of one last Christmas


The little boy's mother, Michelle Thompson Simard, and his father, Roger Guay, created a heartbreaking Go Fund Me page to share Jacob's story, revealing that he was admitted October 11 to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital in Portland, Maine , "for the last time". Read More »

2.7M fire extinguishers recalled in Canada


The recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers - plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers - representing 134 different models manufactured between 1973 and August 15. You are asked to please not contact the City of Cranbrook or Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services if you have questions about the recall. "Pick it up, make sure there's some weight to it, and look at the gauge to make sure that the needle is in the green", he said. Read More »

Morrissey Cancels Show Because It's Too Cold, Fans React


As Slicing Up Eyeballs points out , the former Smiths frontman called off the show shortly before start time because it was just too cold. Stereogum reports that temperatures hung in the low 40's last night in Paso Robles, and that the venue's onstage heating system was not working. Read More »

UN Security Council presses Myanmar on Rohingya crisis

The U.N. Security Council on Monday urged Myanmar to halt the "excessive use" of military force against Rohingya Muslims in its strife-torn western state. The statement also requires U.N Secretary general Antonio Guterres to report back to the Council within 30 days on Myanmar's development in adopting the Council's calls. Read More »

Livermore drafted into England squad to replace Spurs duo


The striker, however, was not fully fit and Mauricio Pochettino had urged caution as he left to join up with his national team. "It's always the case that I have to manage my fitness". "That's all I can do". England host Germany on Friday and meet Brazil four days later. 'I'm in the same boat as everyone else. "It's down to Gareth whether I play". Read More »

Sleep deprivation impairs you as much as being drunk


It means if a bunch of keys are in front of someone, they could walk past without picking them up. After being kept awake all night to accelerate their medical diagnosis, the patients were presented with images of famous people and places that they were asked to identify as fast as possible. Read More »

Belgium frees ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont and ministers


MADRID (AP) - Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has criticized the passivity of European politicians in showing solidarity with the deposed and jailed government of Catalonia. Puidgemont, who still describes himself as Catalan "president", has also said he is willing to run as a candidate in the December 21 snap regional election called by Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to "restore normality" to Catalonia. Read More »

Domestic violence and mass shootings are connected


Ruth Glenn, executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), tells Bustle that it's imperative that we examine the link between domestic violence and gun violence. Each of these mass shootings is different. We have not invested in basic protections to close gaps in our background check system that allow risky people ready access to guns. Read More »

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) EPS Estimated At $0.42


It has underperformed by 6.57% the S&P500. CIBC Asset Management Inc raised its stake in Vornado Realty Trust by 0.4% in the second quarter. Sawgrass Asset Mgmt Llc holds 516,769 shares. Finally, TheStreet cut Education Realty Trust from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, May 15 with "Buy". Read More »

Navy battle-ready for Avengers - CNS


We believe the APC led Federal Government should not create room for questionable characters to negotiate base on selfish notion for the people of the region. "We are at all times ready to engage them and other groups and stakeholders", Usani told reporters at the presidential villa in Abuja. We have been doing what we can to ensure the development of the region. Read More »

Briton kidnapped in Nigeria killed while three others freed


A woman from Fife has returned home after being held hostage in Nigeria - but a man who was taken captive alongside her has been killed. Fellow Christian charity workers Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan have been released following negotiations. Read More »

Felipe Massa Announces Retirement From Formula 1


Williams has tested two former F1 drivers, Paul DiResta and Robert Kubica , as possible drivers for the 2018 season, but no decision has been made yet. "It has been an absolute pleasure to work with him." said Williams. " We are especially grateful that he agreed to postpone his retirement from Formula One for a year, after Valtteri joined Mercedes, which demonstrated the depth of the relationship we built during our time together ", added Claire Williams, deputy team principal of Williams ... Read More »

Protect yourself from the flu

But if a virus mutates, and the vaccine doesn't change to match it, effectiveness is lost, said lead author Scott Hensley, associate professor of microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania. The loss was bad for the vaccine: In a series of experiments Hensley and his colleagues showed antibodies from humans and ferrets (a good animal model for influenza A studies) that had been exposed to the egg-grown vaccine did not effectively kill the circulating sugar-adorned viruses. Read More »

Tom Savage: 'You Can't Really Replace Deshaun Watson' After Season-Ending Injury


Despite hurting his knee on the fourth quarter play, Watson went on to complete 4 of 5 passes for 144 yards with two touchdowns and also ran the ball once for 8 yards. Now, the once-hopeful rookie of the year candidate will be joining them as well. The Texans host the Colts (2-6) on Sunday and Indianapolis announced earlier Thursday that franchise quarterback Andrew Luck had been placed on injured reserve as he recovers from a shoulder problem that hasn't allowed him to play at all this ... Read More »

The five most important numbers as the Broncos take on the Eagles


Denver hardly looks like the team that blew out the Cowboys earlier in the year. What might help is that numerous runs the Dolphins use are similar to what the Eagles run. The Eagles also have a host of talented running backs. The Broncos are mired in is as big a quarterback crisis since rumors swirled about John Fox being ready to bench Tim Tebow for Brady Quinn going into a playoff game. Read More »

British Woman Arrested For Painkillers In Egypt


Speaking to the Mirror , Ms Synclair said: "Her life is in danger". The family has since visited her in jail following the arrest , saying she is "unrecognizable" and when she saw her, she was like, "a zombie" with her hair falling out due to stress. Read More »

SC declares correspondence engineering degrees invalid; to impact thousands


The apex court also directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to restrain such institutions from using the word "University" within one month. The top court is against the Odisha High Court that allowed the technical education through correspondence. The bench found that "none of these "deemed to be universities" had taken prior permission from any of the authorities, namely the UGC, AICTE and Distance Education Council (DEC), nor had they even intimated at any juncture the fact that ... Read More »

Corruption Allegation: IGP Dares Senate, Shuns Probe Panel


The IGP said he would not appear before the committee because the matter to which it seeks to investigate was now before a court; arguing that it would be subjudice if he did. "We are deploying our water boats to take care of the water ways, we are deploring our helicopters to take care of the aerial surveillance of the areas and we are deploying our conventional police men and special police units to take care of situations on ground". Read More »

Police Seek Dad In White Pickup In Infant Abduction

He is believed to be wearing a navy blue onesie. A 1-month-old boy was abducted by his father Friday in the Gorman area, prompting an Amber Alert . The child is described as about a month old, Asian, with brown hair and brown eyes. Gomes was last seen driving a 2007 white Chevy 2500 pickup with a California license plate number of 02390P1. Read More »

Man drives auto onto pitch during Ranji match


The incident highlighted a major security breach on the part of the organizers with Sharma able to get so close to the players despite having apparently been lost. Several global players - Ishant Sharma , Gautam Gambhir , Suresh Raina and Rishabh Pant - are in action in Delhi . There is no damage done to the pitch, confirmed the match officials. Read More »

Duke Energy to strengthen power grid in SC, create jobs


A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of DRE. BlackRock Inc. now owns 42,708,918 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $3,502,557,000 after buying an additional 41,268,968 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Fire extinguisher demonstration by Unified Fire after massive recall


This is not the first time Kidde fire extinguishers have been under recall. Full details are on Health Canada's website . The federal government is launching a massive fire extinguisher recall. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled 38 million Kidde brand extinguishers. The death, which occurred in 2014, happened when emergency responders tried to put out a vehicle fire with a Kidde fire extinguisher, but could not get the extinguisher to work, CPSC said. Read More »

Bowe Bergdahl spared prison time for US Army desertion


Reporters in the Fort Bragg, N.C., courtroom say Bergdahl was shaking as the sentence came down and he was rushed out with his lawyers. Earlier this week, Colonel Jeffery Nance, judge in the case tried in Ft. Trump was on Air Force One on Friday on the first leg of a lengthy trip to Asia. He issued the ruling Friday after almost two weeks of sentencing proceedings that included testimony by Bergdahl's former comrades. Read More »

KFC Bath Bombs Are Here To Make You Smell Finger Lickin' Good


Now, they are back with another innovative but freaky product - a bath bomb. In what is possibly one of the more freakish beauty/food combos to emerge in recent times, KFC Japan have created the 'Chicken Smell Bathing Powder, ' that'll leave your skin smelling like Colonel Sanders himself. Read More »

Fire officials encourage citizens to check smoke alarms this weekend


According to the National Fire Protection Association , around two-thirds of fire deaths that occur at home happen where there was not a working smoke alarm . Giannini said people should have smoke alarms in every bedroom, living area and every level of a home. Having a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm that works 24 hours a day greatly increases your chance of survival if your home catches on fire. Read More »

FDA cracks down on bogus marijuana "cures" for cancer


Separately, the agency announced a new educational program for tobacco retailers aimed at reducing sales to minors. One website uses the phrase "anti-tumor" over and over again, the FDA says in its warning letters to the four companies. Read More »

White House Stands by Clovis for USDA Chief Scientist


Clovis has been cooperating with the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election "and I think that cooperation is very important", said Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley during a tele-conference. She described his responses to Papadopoulos as a courtesy by "a polite gentleman from Iowa". It also says Clovis "vigorously opposed" trips to Russian Federation within the campaign. Read More »

NC health officials report first flu-related deaths

He also advises staying home from work or school when sick, covering a cough or sneeze with a tissue or crook of an arm sleeve and washing hands well and often. In the last flu season, North Carolina reported 219 deaths, a lot of them among people 65 and older. Of the almost 2,000 healthcare professionals surveyed, 414 reported flu-like symptoms. Read More »

Hitler Survived WWII, Lived in Colombia — Released CIA Files

Agents did not take the claim made by a former SS soldier seriously, however the station chief in Caracas did forward the claims to superiors complete with a photo. The CIA memo implies the agency was taking the report with a grain of salt, referring to the "apparent fantasy of the original report". However, this has repeatedly been disputed, with theories that the Nazi leader may have survived and escaped to South America. Read More »