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Rail passengers hit by biggest fare rise in FIVE YEARS

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Prices on some routes will increase by nearly three... "We understand how passengers feel when rail fares are increased". "Money from fares goes to improving and running the railway, supporting the industry to secure nearly £85bn of additional economic benefits for the country". Read More »

Woman Battling Breast Cancer Dies Hours After Her Hospital Wedding

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After the ceremony, Mosher told the CBS affiliate WFSB News , "It reminds me of someone who is crossing the finish line of a marathon or something". Mosher had already planned a romantic proposal when Lindsay told him she had been diagnosed with cancer and said he was determined to go ahead. Read More »

Season's worst fog at IGI, over 200 flights hit

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A successful take off requires a minimum visibility range of 125 metres. Several flights between Calcutta and Delhi were among those cancelled and delayed. Delhi woke up to a cold and foggy January 1 as the minimum temperature dropped to 7 degrees Celsius on the first day of the New Year with maximum temperature hovering around 21 degrees Celsius. Read More »

South Africa have slight advantage against India: Morkel

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While Rahane and Pujara may be high-quality players - in the same way that Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla are for South Africa - no player on either side can match the aura created by Kohli and De Villiers, whose thrilling stroke play can change the course of a match. Read More »

Buhari appoints 3 dead people as Board members, Chairman[DETAILS]

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President on the message that his Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, had prayed for the repose of his soul. Also on the list was the late founder of Fidei Polytechnic, Rev. However, it has been discovered that three of the men on the list have since passed away. "They were asked to go and review the list", he explained. Read More »

Driving high means DUI

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In addition, officers will conduct driver's license checks on motorists stopped at the checkpoint. After the death of Officer Andrew Camilleri on Christmas Eve, the CHP's maximum enforcement period has become personal. In the face of more drug-impaired drivers on the road, the CHP and local law enforcement are training more officers in Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement and Drug Recognition Evaluation. Read More »

CDC: Widespread Flu Cases Reported in 36 States

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But there are hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and tens of thousands of deaths due to the flu in any given year, according to the CDC . Three children died from flu related complications. That prompted health departments all over to urge residents to get the influenza vaccine. Additionally, everyone should do not forget to thoroughly wash their hands throughout the day, avoid touching their face area and other orifices without reason, and to stay warm in colder weather to prevent the ... Read More »

Deputies: Florida man arrested for rigging door to electrocute pregnant wife

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Deputies with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office responded to 110 White Hall Drive in Palm Coast on December 26 after they received a call from Wilson's father-in-law to conduct a security check of the property. The device was rigged so when a house key was inserted into the deadbolt and the door handle touch with the other hand, an electrical circuit would be closed, allowing electricity to flow from one hand, up the arm, through the heart and back through the other arm. Read More »

Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS council by FedEx letter

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She added that the members were thanked for their "leadership, dedication and commitment". "Changing the makeup of federal advisory committee members is a common occurrence during administration changes, " Hayes said in the statement. He also noted that some people on the board were sworn back in as members earlier this year when their initial terms expired. But Maldonado said the termination of PACHA members during the Trump administration is only partially consistent with the Obama years. Read More »

More Pregnant Women Are Using Pot

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The problem? Even as public approval of pot continues to grow, we do not have enough information on the effects of marijuana on developing fetuses or young children, and what we do know is cause for concern. It's unclear why more women are choosing to use marijuana during pregnancy , a question this study didn't seek to address. California was the first state in the USA to legalize medical marijuana way back in 1996, but today it is legal in 29 states, and Washington, DC. Read More »

Russia, US agree to boost strategic stability dialogue

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Another U.S. State Department spokesman, Michael Cavey, said the U.S. remained open to talks, but the onus was on North Korea "to take honest and meaningful actions toward denuclearization and refrain from further provocations". Tillerson and Lavrov agreed that the nuclear and missile investigations in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are a violation by the United Nations Security Council. Read More »

Justin Bieber is not the reason behind Selena Gomez's family issues

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Things allegedly went sour between the pair when Selena dropped her mum as her manager back in 2014 and got a whole new team which led the pair not to speak for an "entire year". " Selena has always said that the one person that means the most to her is her mom". The mother-daughter duo apparently didn't speak to each other for an "entire year" after the " Wolves " crooner chose to fire her as her manager back in 2014. Read More »

How you can get rid of your Christmas tree for free

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Ensure the tree is clean of ornaments and tinsel. The town is now accepting undecorated trees through January 31. The trees will be ground up into wood chips which residents can later pick up for free to use for landscaping. People who pay for city water and trash pickup can put their trees out by the curb for Republic Services to take with their normal trash pickup from Tuesday through January 12. Read More »

50 percent of Minnesotans don't want Franken to resign

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It appears that Minnesota voters are particularly upset with the process that led to Franken's resignation. "Let me be clear, I may be resigning my seat but I am not giving up my voice", Franken said on the Senate floor. "I will continue to stand up for the things I believe in as a citizen and as an activist". The former " Saturday Night Live " comedian said he didn't know what to expect when he first ran for office, "and of course, neither did Minnesotans". Read More »

More flu-related deaths reported in Dallas County

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A 59-year-old from Dallas and an 81-year-old from Irving died after complications from the season flu. For medical confidentiality and personal privacy reasons, DCHHS does not provide additional identifying information. Medical providers may prescribe antiviral medications that reduce the severity and duration of illness. The state continues to offer the flu vaccine at five State Service Centers, which can be found at dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/fluclinics.html . Read More »

CFL Commissioner clears Johnny Manziel to sign a contract

Manziel , now 25, was taken 22nd overall in the 2014 National Football League draft by the Cleveland Browns but was released after just two seasons with the team. Mr Manziel has been informed he must continue to meet a number of conditions in order to remain eligible. According to a statement released by CFL commissioner Randy Ambroise, the league thoroughly vetted the 2012 Heisman victor who was once charged with misdemeanor assault involving his ex-girlfriend. Read More »

Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

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This New Year people in Cumbria are being asked to be part of an fantastic group of people who save lives. "It's a way to affirm, to show how thankful they are about how they've been treated by Canadians". UBS says during the holiday season, blood donations tend to drop about 40 percent and it's during that time that donations are needed most. "It can be tough during the holiday season to take an hour to give life but donors must continue to answer the call for blood, especially during the ... Read More »

'Last Comic Standing' Winner Sued Your 'War on Men' is a Disgrace!!!

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When comedian Iliza Shlesinger created her women-only comedy night, it was intended as an opportunity for women comedians to perform in a traditionally male-dominated field while also giving female lovers of comedy a safe space to enjoy a stand-up show that wouldn't potentially involve hurtful language about women . Read More »

Murder witness survives after being thrown from bridge

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Gilliam is charged with capital murder, kidnapping, criminal attempt to commit capital murder and aggravated residential burglary. ABC7 reports that a 42-year-old woman managed to swim her way out of the Arkansas River on early Monday morning. Read More »

Pro-Trump Singer Says Corey Lewandowski Sexually Assaulted Her At A Party

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CNN reports Lewandowski has since worked as a political commentator, started his own political consulting firm, and joined a pro-Trump super PAC in August. "I did nothing wrong", Villa told the AP. Newsweek has sought comment from Lewandowski as well as a spokesman for the White House, where Lewandowski recently attended a meeting. Read More »

Jamaal Charles: Denver Broncos 'might as well' release me

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The Denver Broncos will start Paxton Lynch in their season finale against the Kansas City Chiefs - providing he can play on his sprained left ankle that's sidelined him for more than a month. He added : "Our first goal is to win a football game, obviously". "Not saying if he's playing we can't win", Joseph said. We need more players pushing players. Read More »

Gasoline prices rise for the first time in weeks

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That's down about 7 cents over the month, but up 15 cents from a year ago. Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.33 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. Read More »

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

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The median neighborhood household income was $70,677. Pregnant women who reported to have consumed marijuana in the past month jumped from 2.37 percent to 3.85 percent from 2002 to 2014. Among women who screened positive for marijuana use, 55 percent failed the lab tests but denied drug use on the questionnaires. "We are just scratching the surface in terms of understanding cannabis use in pregnancy", said Dr. Read More »

CDC to provide free hepatitis A vaccine to infants next year

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This year's flu arrival is "eerily similar" to last year, said Dr. "The flu vaccine has to be formulated months in advance in order to have it ready". Across the country and here, in Delmarva, the flu most often peaks in January and February, making this is the ideal time to get vaccinated. When someone gets sick, they mistakenly believe the vaccine was the cause. Read More »

Help to Return Holiday Gifts

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According to Optoro, a firm that helps retailers manage returns, Americans return about 380-billion dollars worth of goods every year. There's no time limit, no receipt needed, and for most items, you don't even need the original tag. The big box retailer generally accepts all returns within 90 days of purchase with or without a receipt. Many third-party sellers have their own return policies , often revolving around who pays for shipping. Read More »

This spirited couple had 60 pounds of marijuana as Christmas gifts

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Deputies with the York County Sheriff's Department stopped the Jirons' Toyota Tacoma on Interstate 80, near the Bradshaw exit, after they allegedly saw the vehicle going over the center line and the driver failing to signal. Nebraska sheriff's deputies found 60 bags of marijuana in the truck of an elderly California couple on Tuesday. Because the marijuana was such high grade, the street value was equally high, Vrbka said. Read More »

North Korea says United Nations missile test sanctions are an 'act of war'

In a statement on its official KCNA news agency, North Korea's foreign ministry lashed out against the sanctions, saying the U.S. is intimidated by the nation's nuclear power. DPRK is short for North Korea's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "We will make sure for ever and ever that they pay heavy price for what they have done", the foreign ministry statement said, in characteristically bellicose language. Read More »

CDC: Drug overdoses surpass breast cancer deaths in America

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The CDC said a baby born last year in the States is expected to live around 78 years and 7 months on average. "The drug overdose deaths seem to be driving what we're seeing", said Bob Anderson, chief of the mortality statistics branch at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. Read More »

Congress passes tax overhaul in triumph for Trump

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They were, and the Senate passed the bill by a 51-48 vote. Democrats called the bill a giveaway to corporations and the wealthy, with no likelihood that business owners will use their gains to hire more workers or raise wages. In an online survey of 2,324 randomly selected respondents across the US, a majority reported that the tax bill makes them either "concerned" (36.2%) or "very concerned" (17.2%) about being a homeowner. Read More »

Mayo Clinic Minute: Importance of flu vaccine

Dr. Viegas with St. Vincent said he has seen a rapid spike in flu cases with his patients this month. "The more people are together in close contact, the more likely the flu will be transmitted", Lopez said. He doesn't know why, but it seems to him that fewer people are getting flu vaccinations this year. Schneider said that getting the flu vaccine doesn't guarantee you won't get sick, but it reduces the likelihood that you will. Read More »

DCW rescues 5 minor girls from ashram run by self-styled guru

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The team found that there were stacks of medicines and no registers were maintained to record as to where did the girls come from and for how long have they been there. Police sources said that a total of 168 women have been found confined in the tiny cells of the four-storey building in Vijay Vihar area. "In one such case, five families had approached Delhi Police with complaints against the ashram". Read More »

Mahadayi: 'Cong not doing enough to convince Goan counterparts'

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Hubballi: With BJP leader, B S Yeddyurappa skipping the Parivarthana rally in Nargund on Wednesday to fly to Delhi to hold talks with Goa Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar on the Mahadayi river dispute, all eyes are on the second leg of the yatra that will take off in the city on Thursday as he is expected to make an announcement on the occasion. Read More »

Dutoit withdraws from The Cleveland Orchestra

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Dutoit has not yet responded to the allegations. The San Francisco Symphony is the latest organization to sever ties with conductor Charles Dutoit in response to sexual misconduct allegations reported by The Associated Press . The move followed reports by The Associated Press that the Switzerland-born conductor had assaulted three opera singers and a former member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Read More »