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Staying healthy in flu season


According to the Centers for Disease Control, influenza A, or H3N2 appears to be the most common strain appearing around the country. Cleaning surfaces that may have germs, getting enough sleep, getting the recommended amounts of exercise, eating nutritious foods, and drinking water are important steps to stay healthy and protected from the flu. Read More »

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot Trailer and Poster


Based on a true story, this poignant, insightful and often amusing drama about the healing power of art is adapted from Callahan's autobiography and directed by two-time Oscar® nominee Gus Van Sant . Joaquin Phoenix plays Callahan, who becomes a quadriplegic in a vehicle accident at the age of 21 after a day of drinking. After a almost three-decade career as a cartoonist, John Callahan passed away at the age of 59. Read More »

Bangladesh, Myanmar plan Rohingya repatriation in 2 years


Some 650,000 people fled the violence. The military denies ethnic cleansing, saying its security forces mounted legitimate counter-insurgency clearance operations. It said they agreed that the process "would be completed preferably within two years from the commencement of repatriation". The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces was widespread, according to interviews with women conducted at displacement camps by United Nations medics and activists. Read More »

Boosts Holdings in Altria Group Inc (MO)

Helmerich & Payne Inc now has $7.63B valuation. FMR LLC now owns 25,539,336 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,761,192,000 after buying an additional 2,464,718 shares in the last quarter. $1.19M worth of stock was sold by WILMINGTON PHILIP W on Friday, September 15. Altria Group Inc has a 52-week low of $60.01 and a 52-week high of $77.79. Read More »

Senior MQM leader Hasan Zafar Arif found dead in Karachi


Family and the friends claimed that Prof Hassan Zafar Arif, 72, son of Maqbool Hassan, had gone missing late on Saturday evening. Police have recovered the body of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London leader Professor Dr Hasan Zafar Arif from Karachi's outlying Ibrahim Hyderi area. Read More »

Pioneer for AIDS research Mathilde Krim dies at 91


The cause of death has not been disclosed. Krim was a founding chair of amFAR , the Foundation for AIDS Research, alongside Elizabeth Taylor. In 1983 she founded the AIDS Medical Foundation (AMF), the first private organization dedicated to AIDS research, and two years later it merged with another group to form amfAR, the organization said in a statement . Read More »

Herbalife (HLF) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.17

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $70.54. Shares of Herbalife LTD . (NYSE: HLF ) traded up 0.04% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $49.58. It also increased its holding in Post Holdings Inc. Citigroup Inc. had 108 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pivotal Research restated a "buy" rating and issued a $90.00 price objective on shares of Herbalife LTD .in a report on Wednesday, October 26th. Read More »

Who is Dr. Ronny Jackson?

In the same statement released by the White House shortly after Trump's exam, Dr. Jackson said , "I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday". He was referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects young people who came to the US illegally as children. The president was responding to a claim by Democratic Senator Dick Durbin that he used "vile and racist" language during a meeting on immigration reform. Read More »

Sens. Perdue and Cotton: Trump did not make inflammatory immigration comments


Dick Durbin , D-Illinois. "For (Graham) to confront the president as he did, literally sitting next to him, took extraordinary political courage and I respect him for it", said U.S. David Perdue (R-Ga.) told ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "This Week." "Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country". Read More »

Mike Zimmer admits Vikings must clean up 'critical errors'


Case Keenum , in the shotgun, got some time to set up and launched a pass that travelled about 35 yards in the air. The play is called "Seven Heaven". "I think the biggest thing is this is just the beginning". I chuckled to myself, but I get it. "That's what I saw". When the Eagles needed a wide receiver to step up, and Nick Foles to take command of the game, Alshon Jeffery became the catalyst for the passing game Saturday night against the Atlanta Falcons . Read More »

Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia


Dr. Costantino Ladecola, Director of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute in NY, suggests that over time a high salt diet can mentally impair and even deteriorate the human brain. The mice responded positively to the treatment, improving in both cognitive tests and behavioral observations. Dementia could be caused by eating a high-salt diet, U.S. Read More »

Human Fleas and Lice Spread Black Death


Plague outbreaks since the 1800s are indeed connected to rodents, with fleas that drink the blood of infected rats spreading the disease as they move onto humans. To test if the plague spread through rat-fleas or human-parasites, the research team modeled each with equations that mimicked an outbreak's rise and fall, based on how body lice, fleas, or rats would behave and spread the disease. Read More »

USA prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice


Parts of Arkansas received 6 inches, while parts of Tennessee received 7 inches of snow. Most locations in the warning can expect around four to six inches of snow, particularly northwest of I-495. But it's expected to remain light with about one to two inches, according to CNN Weather. The City of Lockhart rescheduled its Tuesday night city council meeting for 6:30 p.m. Read More »

Tide Pod Challenge Is Going Viral Despite Its Stupidity


Consumer Product Safety Commission has previously warned parents that the colorful detergent packets "contain highly concentrated, toxic" material that can be harmful. A new Internet meme has resulted in more than 40 teens in America biting down on liquid detergent pods as part of a challenge. Please talk to your children about how hazardous this could be for them. Read More »

Hyderabad petrol prices touch new high


Diesel price has soared in many cities due to rise in crude oil prices in global markets, as a result of this India's oil import bill and inflation. In Kolkata, Rs 64.72 per litre today while in Chennai it was Rs 65.42 per litre. "One should not be surprised, if the diesel price too increases to Rs 70 per litre in the coming days", said Vinay Kumar. "Government of India reduced excise duty (in October last year)". Read More »

Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations


Executive Director of the American Red Cross in Lima, Derek Stemen, said they are in urgent need for blood. "Weather like this hampers us but cannot stop us from fulfilling this need and fulfilling the wishes in these patients", explains Chris Pilgrims, Media Relations Coordinator, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. Read More »

'Miracle in Minnesota' lands Vikings in NFC Championship


Philadelphia's 13-3 record tied its best regular-season mark in team history, while Minnesota's 13-3 mark was the second-most wins in a 16-game season. One question that always surrounds an underdog involves the emotion it tends to expend of the course of a single victory. But here they are, one victory away from getting an opportunity to win their first National Football League title since 1960. Read More »

Man ruptures throat while sneezing


The result was a small rupture of the top of the windpipe. He didn't notice any problems right away, but a couple of hours later he felt pain in his throat and neck. But you should remember that when you sneeze, it's your body's protective reflect to get rid of an irritant that has gotten into your nose. Do not try to suppress a sneeze, doctors have cautioned, highlighting the possibility of serious complications from a burst eardrum to a ruptured artery in the brain if one is unlucky. Read More »

New report shares details about the curved smart TV market


Future Market Insights has recently announced the publication of a market research report that covers the global market for smart water bottles in great details. What are the trends affect the growth of the Smart Lock market? Also, Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow in the smart fabrics market on account of the booming construction industry and healthcare industry in this region . Read More »

Think flu season is bad? It might get even worse


The Department of Public Health says there have been 1,015 people diagnosed with the of the first week in January. The vaccine is a pretty good match for this year's flu bug, she said, but the virus is a more virulent strain than usual this year - it's very contagious, and it's hitting people hard. Read More »

Dozen arrested for feeding homeless in Southern California park


Wells lashed out at the volunteers, who claim the ban on public feeding hurts the needy, and is created to push away El Cajon's homeless, without solving the problem. City officials said the ordinance was a way to protect the public from hepatitis A, but critics have called it a punitive measure to dehumanize and criminalize the homeless. Read More »

Raises Position in US Bancorp (USB)

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board now owns 210,974 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $10,954,000 after buying an additional 14,678 shares during the last quarter. Kentucky Retirement Sys holds 0.39% or 97,270 shares in its portfolio. American Natl Registered Invest Advisor has invested 0.27% in Caterpillar Inc. Read More »

Aung San Suu Kyi hails military probe into Rohingya mass grave


The U.N. says almost 655,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled the western state to Bangladesh since the bloody violence erupted last August. Win Myat Aye, the minister of social welfare, relief and resettlement, said Myanmar and Bangladesh officials were meeting in the capital Naypyitaw to discuss the logistics of how many Rohingya will be allowed into Myanmar and how they will be scrutinised to be placed in the camps. Read More »

LG clears doorstep delivery of services


It was advised to the AdministrativeDepartment concerned to finalise the proposal for setting up "internet kiosks" within a month.Earlier, the Chief Minister thanked the LG for approving the scheme ."LG approves Delhi government's scheme for 'doorstep delivery of services". Read More »

Bengaluru police detain two as footage of New Year's Eve assault emerges


Within hours of the video making it to TV news channels, Indiranagar police took up a suo motu case and arrested 10 people, including three minors, in connection with the incident. The siblings are suspected to be from Darjeeling and they had preferred not to lodge any complaint, police added. "We have tried to reach out to the victims, but even if we can not contact them we will continue investigating based on the suo motu case", Kumar said. Read More »

Jack White announces tour, including June concert at Jacob's Pavilion


It's been four years since rock star Jack White released an album and it's been four years since he's toured. A Ticketmaster Verified Fan presale is now live here. 26 and are available at Ticketmaster . " Boarding House Reach " is heralded by the rapidly acclaimed new single, "Connected By Love" b/w "Respect Commander", which is available now digitally worldwide and as a physical 7-inch vinyl single pressed at Third Man Pressing in Detroit. Read More »

Risks of influenza greater than Tamiflu side effects


They said she started seeing things that weren't there , running out of school and doing at least one thing that could have resulted in serious injury. The girl's father, meanwhile, notes that 16 hours of relieving the flu symptoms are not worth the potential side effects his daughter experienced. "I've been practically speaking 20 years, and I haven't seen that specific difficulty". Read More »

Supreme Court to rule whether e-retailers pay state sales tax


Twenty five years ago, SCOTUS ruled that states could not require out-of-state retailers to collect sales tax unless they had a physical presence in the state. The Supreme Court has been urged by a number of groups, including some state governments to say, "Let's do away with this decision". "The case is supposed to be heard in April, with a final decision possible in June", said Jamie Yesnowitz, Grant Thornton principal and SALT National Tax Office Leader at Grant Thornton. Read More »

Judges: No delay for new N. Carolina congressional map


North Carolina Republicans went to breathtaking lengths to draw congressional district boundaries created to guarantee their own party as many congressional seats as possible, openly advertising their intent. The judges also address lawmakers' argument that the case should be stayed because the Supreme Court had not yet made a decision in a similar partisan gerrymandering case out of Wisconsin, Gill v. Read More »

Facebook's News Feed change may amplify fake news


CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted that the social networking giant's news feed will put a priority on meaningful social interactions over business or publisher posts. "Anything with a conversation they'll encourage". Doing so seems like a strategic move at a time when Facebook has come under intense scrutiny for its power as a media hub. Read More »

Health Department recommends vaccination as flu cases rise


However, that is not always the case. Nearly 81.5 percent of people had the H3N2 virus. Less common was Influenza Type B, with 15.3 percent infected by the strain associated with the Yamagata lineage. They will reopen their doors on Tuesday following the Martin Luther King holiday. "I recommend everyone who can get the flu vaccine to take it". A year ago the flu vaccine was found to be very effective against the B strain, with a 73 per cent risk reduction, but only moderately effective ... Read More »