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Senate plans 10 pm vote to avert shutdown


Trump , who was scheduled to fly down to Florida to spend his weekend in Mar-a-Lago, postponed his visit in view of an imminent government shutdown . There have been four government shutdowns since 1990. Federal employees deemed essential will be expected to report to work. While Schumer placed the blame at Trump's feet, the White House fired back and pinned the shutdown on the Democrats. Read More »

$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality


Sensitivity ranged from 69 percent to 98 percent for the five cancers that now have no routine screening tests, the researchers report. How accurate was the test? It discerned the disease 78 percent of the time in patients with stage III cancer, 73 percent of the time in people who had been diagnosed with stage II cancer and only 43 percent of the time in people with stage I cancer. Read More »

EPL: Fernandinho extends Manchester City contract until 2020


Back to Man City's contract business. However, this move by no means solves City's defensive problems. After a frustrating 1-1 draw against bottom of the table side Swansea, Newcastle are hoping for damage limitation at The Etihad as they sit three points outside of the relegation zone. Read More »

Security concerns grow over Rohingya repatriation deal


Bangladeshi police and government officials on Friday denied any demonstrations had taken place at the Kutupalong camp in Ukhia, a sub-district of Cox's Bazar. Rights groups and the United Nations say any repatriation must be voluntary. Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch, told Reuters in an email that authorities can not deal with the Rohingya refugees "as if they are an inert mass of people who will go where and when they are told". Read More »

Olympian abused by team doctor sees USA Gymnastics as 'rotten'


Nassar is expected to be sentenced to 40 years to life in prison over sexual assault charges. Raisman's 10 most powerful lines are below. "You took advantage of our passions and our dreams", she said . "After watching many of these heartbreaking statements and reading accounts about them, we have concluded that only a review by your office can resolve the questions in a way that the victims, their families, and the public will deem satisfactory and that will help all those affected by ... Read More »

5 ill after eating sprouts at Wisconsin Jimmy John's


To reduce the risk to additional customers, IDPH has requested that all Jimmy John's restaurants in IL remove sprouts from their menus until the conclusion of the investigation. The IDPH did not release the locations of specific Jimmy John's restaurants. Most illnesses go away on their own and don't require treatment. According to a government food safety website , there have been at least 30 food poisoning outbreaks linked to sprouts since 1996. Read More »

Flu can be spread by breathing also


And the flu, which poses the most threat to the very young and very old, has killed the types of people who aren't considered as susceptible to the virus. Researchers say their study provides "overwhelming evidence" the flu virus becomes an aerosol - tiny droplets suspended in the air for a long time, like spray paint - just through normal breathing. Read More »

Worst flu outbreak for years . . . now wash your hands


It said that the ICU death rate was "within normal seasonal levels", but that the contribution of flu to a high overall mortality rate in the first two weeks of the year would be the subject of further investigation. "The Scottish government is continuing to monitor the situation and work with health boards to ensure they are coping with the challenges of flu this winter". Read More »

House Passes Government Funding Bill; Senate Delays


He said the military needs new funding and young immigrants need legal status. So now the game of chicken between Democrats and Republicans will continue into Friday. If Congress can't agree on a spending bill by midnight Friday or soon after, about 800,000 federal workers face furloughs and many government functions would be closed. Read More »

Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse


Peter Breggin , author of Guilt, Shame and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions , told CBN News. All the siblings were severely malnourished, with the 29-year-old weighing in at just 82 pounds. None have been to a dentist and they had not seen a doctor in four years, Hestrin said. The elder Turpins, who live in West Virginia, "want to be very involved in trying to assist in placement", their attorney, Paige Flanigan, said. Read More »

Bed Bath & Beyond recalls comforters for mold exposure risk


The recall announced Thursday involves Hudson comforters by UGG that were manufactured in Hong Kong and imported and distributed by a New Jersey-based Bed Bath & Beyond affiliate. The comforters were sold in stores nationwide and online between August and October of a year ago. Consumers may call Bed Bath & Beyond at 800-462-3966. Read More »

Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor says


The emergency room physician was initially skeptical when the man insisted to residents at Community Regional Medical Center, "I really want to get treated for worms" until he saw for himself the disgusting proof. How he came to have a 5½-foot tapeworm didn't surprise Banh. However, the man professed his love of sushi, specifically raw salmon sashimi, which he dined on daily. Read More »

Wounded by gunfire, Bismarck suspect surrendered at South Dakota gas station


Police Sgt. Mark Buschena says police were assisting parole or probation agents checking on a person when Villalobos fled in a vehicle and tried to hit the officer. The attempted assault triggered the state's first use of a Blue Alert, a statewide notification sent in such situations as a suspect at large who has injured or killed a peace officer. Read More »

Potential male birth control pill could be developed from arrow poison


The compound is called ouabain and is found in two plants native to Africa. Now, in an incredible new breakthrough, researchers have identified a compound that could successfully target proteins known to be key for sperm fertility. Researchers, including those from the University of Minnesota in the U.S., set out to design ouabain analogs that are far more likely to bind to the alpha4 protein in sperm than to subunits found in heart tissue. Read More »

Miyetti Allah not a terrorist group, it's like Afenifere, Ohanaeze - Sultan


Speaking at the at the 1st General Assembly of Inter-faith Dialogue forum in Abuja themed; 'Living together, achieving together, ' the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said Nigerians should be more concerned about the daily loss of lives instead of the religion or ethnicity of the victims. Read More »

Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old


At the other end of the spectrum, young people are leaving home, marrying and having children at later ages than their predecessors, the BBC reports , leaving them in a prolonged state of "semi-dependency". Adolescence now lasts from ages 10 to 24, scientists have claimed. Sawyer further stated that although age definitions are always arbitrary but our current definition of adolescence is too restrictive. Read More »

Amazon passes on LA for site of its 2nd headquarters


The bidding war over Amazon's next headquarters largely boils down to economic incentives , and which local government is willing to make the most generous offer. The thousands of new Hoosiers would translate into added congestion on roadways and an increased strain on public transportation. "So, I believe when Amazon narrowed down their choices, they likely did not factor in the population and assets of our neighbor in Juárez, and therefore placed us below or right at the cusp of the ... Read More »

What happens in a government shutdown?


A USA government shutdown, once just a specter, is now an imminent possibility. Employees and services deemed "essential" would remain in place. Rep. Most routine safety inspections would be halted. Hundreds of patients could not enroll in National Institutes of Health clinical trials, according to the OMB. Read More »

Hot air: Study finds bikram no healthier than other yoga


If you are an adherent of Bikram yoga , or are thinking about starting these exercises, or have been held back by the thought of exercising in a room heated to about 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), well, there's news for you. The official Bikram Yoga website claims that the heat "helps you practice your postures optimally" but while critics have previously raised concerns over elevated body temperatures, no study had actually isolated the effects of heat in the practice. Read More »

Ankita Lokhande to Mouni Roy


While " Gold " is a sports biopic, " Brahmastra " is a fantasy film and will also see Ranbir Kapoor don the avatar of a superhero. While we couldn't gather all the information about the role the actress will be playing, recent reports suggest that Mouni will play essay a character that is quite different in the film. Read More »

Justin Timberlake Recalls Janet Jackson Super Bowl Controversy: 'I Stumbled Through It'


In a TV interview immediately after their performance, he appeared to suggest the nudity was planned. "It was fun. It was quick, slick, to the point", he told Access Hollywood at the time. "I was not able to work with Pharrell out of a. and I've got to say this the right way because I don't want to blame anybody for anything, but it did change the course of things for a minute", he explained. Read More »

Cancer blood test study detects eight different tumours


The rates varied depending on the type - lower for breast tumours but high for ovarian, liver and pancreatic ones. According to The Australian , the test, called CancerSEEK, is able to "uncover fledgling cancers in about 70 per cent of cases, and up to 98 per cent for some types". Read More »

Court affirms proscription order on IPOB


Justice Adamu Kafarati held that the proscription order made ex-parte on September 20, 2017, was validly made. Kafarati also set aside the argument of Mr. Nevertheless, Justice Kafarati emphasized that the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria in section 45 provided that such right could be curtailed "in the interest of defence, public safety, public order, public morality or public health", as well as "for the objective of protecting the rights and freedom of other persons". Read More »

Nigeria Wants AfDB's West Africa Regional Office In Abuja


She expressed the hope that the building would not only serve as the pride of Africa, but also stand as a worthy testament of AfDB's resolve to contribute in shaping Africa's economy in years to come. The African Economic Outlook was first published in 2003 and launched mostly in various African capitals outside the Bank's headquarters in May each year. Read More »

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (MIC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts


Of those insider trades, 246,508 shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation were purchased and 7,766 shares were sold. Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: MIC ) has risen 11.18% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 86% are positive. Macquarie Infrastructure had a return on equity of 5.66% and a net margin of 9.82%. analysts forecast that Macquarie Infrastructure Corp will post 1.81 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Mother-daughter polio team shot dead in Pakistan


The attackers escaped unhurt from the site of the attack, police said. However, Islamist militants oppose vaccination, saying it is a Western conspiracy to sterilise Muslims. "An attack on those working to serve the people is an attack on humanity", he added. Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq works on the issue of polio eradication for the prime minister, Shahid Abbasi. Read More »

Penske Automotive Group Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $65.38. Susquehanna initiated Penske Automotive Group, Inc . (PAG) has risen 20.45% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. Littelfuse Inc Com (NASDAQ:LFUS) was raised too. Therefore 94% are positive. Penske Automotive Group had 12 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

How would a government shutdown affect Arizona?

New patients would not be accepted until a funding bill is in place. So what exactly does that mean? When the government enters a shutdown, it is technically only a partial shutdown as all essential government services remain open. For the Secret Service, 5,785 of the agency's 6,507 employees were exempt from the shutdown that year. However, there could be some delays as "non-essential" employees are furloughed. Read More »

What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene?


The researchers of the new study estimate that implementing a program to test all women over the age of 30 could result in thousands fewer cases of ovarian and breast cancer in women in the United States and UK. "Our analysis shows that population testing for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations is the most cost-effective strategy which can prevent these cancers in high risk women and save lives", said Dr. Read More »

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) Price Target Cut to $30.00

The company has the Market capitalization of $4.32 Billion. The company's stock has grown by 16.83 percent in the past 5 years. About 727,419 shares traded or 3.82% up from the average. Barclays Capital initiated it with "Underweight" rating and $34 target in Wednesday, September 28 report. On Friday, October 7 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight". Read More »

Trims Holdings in Altria Group Inc (MO)

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The stock increased 1.69% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $45.09. Gm Advisory Gp owns 19,717 shares. Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp Ma holds 5,725 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Altria Group, Inc. may be a good fit for your portfolio or it may not, but at least you have a better understanding of the Cigarettes industry, which can help you later on down the road. Read More »

Blood test promises cancer detecting breakthrough


The hope is to eventually have a single blood test that can screen people for a range of common cancers. The test is the first to screen for the eight forms of cancer responsible for more than 60 percent of USA cancer deaths, authors say. Read More »