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Investigations launched after Florida nursing home deaths

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According to the New York Times , Florida law requires nursing homes to be prepared for providing emergency power, food, water, supplies, and staff in an emergency. Hurricane Irma's devastation continues to affect Floridians, now leaving six people dead at a nursing home. "We are devastated by these losses. I have nothing", said Mercedes Lopez, 50, whose family fled north from the Keys town of Marathon on Friday and rode out the storm at an Orlando hotel, only to learn their home was ... Read More »

Wanted man with Rs 5L bounty on head, held after shootout

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He was the mastermind of these killings and was assisted by his gang members - Naveen Khatri, Sandeep, Sonu alias Kejriwal, Sumit alias Palotra, and Satish. Sonu was carrying a bounty of Rs. 5 lakh on him. The team nabbed Sonu Dariyapur and snatched his sophisticated pistol which was found loaded with 13 live cartridges. Read More »

Canada opioid crisis hits small cities hardest

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The crisis is affecting every region, according to the first complete national snapshot of opioid-related deaths for 2016. "We're also seeing that this is not a crisis involving only opioids". That one-year hospitalization rate translates into more than 5,800 Canadians needing treatment. In Alberta, the number of emergency department visits for heroin and synthetic opioids increased 1,000 per cent in the past five years. Read More »

'Krypton' Adds 'Vampire Diaries' Actor Shaun Sipos As Adam Strange

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Unusual is described as "a world-weary human, who finds himself stranded on Krypton as the unlikely mentor to Seg-El, Superman's grandfather". From Man of Steel writer David S. "There are others [from Earth] already on Krypton and as the series progresses, we'll bring in some more [classic DC characters]". Goyer and Ian Goldberg ( Once Upon a Time ) wrote the pilot which was directed by McCarthy while Kindler serves as the series showrunner. Read More »

FDA allows marketing of Reset mobile app for addiction treatment

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Nunes, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and independent Lead Investigator on the clinical study submitted to the FDA. But the app failed to move the needle in this group of patients. People who exclusively abuse alcohol are excluded, too. The program is aimed at individuals as part of outpatient therapy for substance use disorders spanning alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and stimulants. Read More »

Anthony Weiner's Lawyers Say Teen Lured Him, a 'Weak Man'

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Weiner's lawyers, who are asking that Weiner forego prison time and serve probation, described the girl as "a curious high school student, looking to generate material for a book the government has disclosed she is now shopping to publishers", and that she sought "somehow to influence the United States presidential election, in addition to securing personal profit". Read More »

Indian psychiatrist stabbed to death in US

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Upon arrival, officers found a 57-year-old victim identified at Dr. Achutha Reddy in an alley behind the business with numerous stab wounds, according to Ojile. Reddy attended medical school at Osmania University in India, graduating in 1986 and later moved to the U.S.to complete his residency in psychiatry from the University of Kansas Medical School in Wichita, in 1998. Read More »

Artificial sweeteners could raise risk of diabetes

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According to the NHS , Type 2 diabetes occurs "when the pancreas doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain a normal blood glucose level, or the body is unable to use the insulin that is produced (insulin resistance)". and they reported considerable improvements in well-being, energy and exercise ability", the researchers wrote in an abstract. Type 2 diabetes is linked to obesity and rates of the disease are soaring around the world. Read More »

Women get bored of sex with same partner within a year

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After 12 months sexual apathy among women quadruples, researchers at Southampton University discovered. Women also felt that "not sharing the same level of sexual interest with a partner and not sharing the same sexual likes and dislikes" played a part in their disinterest. Read More »

End of the road for 10-year-old diesel vehicles in NCR

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Earlier this year, the NGT had reserved its judgement on the government's submission that the Ban should be lifted in the Delhi-NCR. The move was to tackle increasing air pollution in the national capital. The rising pollution levels in Delhi and NCR that resulted in many health issues for its population, made NGT to impose the ban order. Noting that diesel is the prime source of air pollution in Delhi, the NGT had banned the diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old and asked the RTO ... Read More »

Army probes assault on IPOB members

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It also follows the consequent "show of force" around the residence of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Abia State, igniting clashes between members of IPOB and personnel of the Nigerian Army, while drawing widespread criticism and calls for caution and conciliation from stakeholders and observers. Read More »

Saudis back probe of Yemen crimes, question 'timing'

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On the battlefield, Yemeni army forces on Wednesday targeted Saudi-led mercenaries in the southwestern province of Lahij with Katyusha rockets. The coalition is accused by rights groups of possible war crimes in Yemen, with evidence mounting of the deliberate bombing of schools, hospitals and civilian infrastructure in its campaign to support the fugitive president, Abd-Rabbuh Mansur Hadi. Read More »

McLaren, Honda agree to end partnership in Formula 1

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He added: "Whatever I do next year is because I want to win". Renault's signing of Carlos Sainz triggered news that Toro Rosso and McLaren will swap engine suppliers in 2018, the one going to Honda, the other to Renault. "There are many options out there but F1 is my first and only priority". Alonso, like Chris Amon in a previous era, has traditionally made poor decisions when changing teams - even if, at the time, there seemed good reasons for them. Read More »

Simple Moving Averages under Review - Antero Resources Corporation (NYSE:AR)

It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500. The stock has "Hold" rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 19. Alliancebernstein Holding Lp now has $2.24B valuation. 60 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. The volume of BBY witnessed a shift from 3.53 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 4.4 million shares. Read More »

Ex- Garland County Clerk Used Funds To Buy Dog Tuxedo, Hogs Tickets

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While the law isn't looking kindly on Goss' misuse of the credit card, the Internet has found enormous joy in her decision to use the funds to invest in formalwear for her pooch. Goss is accused of charging more than $340,000 in personal expenses to the county card over about four years. Her employment was officially terminated on June 3 previous year but she had left her position in May when the fraud allegations came to light. Read More »

Obesity, diabetes combatting device safe for treatment

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This procedure intends to kick start a change in lifestyle and help people achieve their health goals, improve diabetes as well as promote healthy weight loss. According to a new study, presented at this year's European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Lisbon by the University of Athens, it is better to eat frequently to keep your weight in check. Read More »

Real Madrid signs Marcelo to extension through 2022

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The 29-year-old has won four Liga titles and three Champions Leagues with Madrid and has remained one of the club's most important and consistent players, carving out a legacy to match compatriot Roberto Carlos, who called time on 11 trophy-laden seasons with Real shortly after Marcelo joined. Read More »

Climate Change will reduce the Coffee-Production

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Other coffee growing regions in Asia and Africa may suffer the same fate, the researchers said in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "If there are bees in the coffee plots, they are very efficient and very good at pollinating, so productivity increases and also berry weight", says lead author Pablo Imbach of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT). Read More »

Bears Little Man Cohen Has Big Debut

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He picked up running back Tarik Cohen from North Carolina A&T in the fourth round, and might have hit gold for the second year in a row. You talk about Tarik, give him a lot of credit. Loggains did his best to get Cohen the ball in space, matched up against underneath defenders, against whom he has a decided advantage. He made two tacklers miss before being dragged down. Read More »

Francis Scott Key Monument Sprayed With Graffiti Reading 'Racist Anthem'

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Wednesday. Exactly 203 years after the attorney penned the poem that would later become the national anthem, the city awoke to find the words "Racist Anthem" spray-painted on the Bolton Hill monument and red paint splashed on it. Activists have denounced "The Star Spangled Banner" as racist; former San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the anthem during football games to protest what he believes is a system of oppression in America. Read More »

Researchers find hint of a link between flu vaccine and miscarriage

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However, experts are still recommending that pregnant women get vaccinated against influenza because of the dangers that affliction poses to both them and their babies. The study compared 485 women who miscarried with an equal number who did not miscarry during the flu seasons of 2010-11 and 2011-12. And the authors said they couldn't rule out the possibility that exposure to swine flu itself was a factor in some miscarriages. Read More »

Guidelines for debris removal in Lee County

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Therefore, customers with a regular service day of Monday will be serviced on Tuesday, Tuesday customers will be serviced on Wednesday, Wednesday customers will be serviced on Thursday and so forth for the remainder of the week. There will be no make-up days for recycling collection. Storm debris is not required to be bagged or bundled. It just needs to be placed on the curb with care to avoid the street, fire hydrants, and light poles. Read More »

Horror movie 'It' scores record-breaking opening weekend

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That is the emotional core that drives the film , and the result is a movie full of horrific clown killings that's also full of heart. It's the best opening weekend for a horror movie, with Paranormal falling into second place and that made $52m (£39m); and it's set to have the second-biggest weekend ever for an R-rated movie (a United Kingdom equivalent of a 15 rating ), with only Deadpool likely to have done better. Read More »

Theresa May lies to Parliament about Police Pay

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In the Commons, Jeremy Corbyn went on the attack, saying: "Does the Prime Minister understand that inflation is now 2.9 per cent?" The Police Federation confirmed that a new officer starting in 2010 would have earned about £23,000, rising to about £35,000 today. Read More »

Labour to force vote to scrap latest tuition fee rise

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With May's focus on delivering Brexit, Conservative MPs will not be whipped on anything other than Government legislation. Labour hopes to use the vote to test the strength of the Conservative-DUP pact, as the DUP is opposed to increases in tuition fees. Read More »

Marcelo extends Real Madrid contract to 2022

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Real Madrid fullback Marcelo has agreed to a five-year contract renewal with the European champions. The Spanish giants announced that Marcelo will appear in a press-conference at the Bernabeu on Thursday afternoon to formally announce the deal. Read More »

Randy Moss gets inducted into Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor

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He didn't do much to "stick it" to the Vikings either, recordings six carries for a total of 18 yards. New Orleans played Marshon Lattimore, P.J. Williams and De'Vante Harris at cornerback for most of the game, and only Lattimore and Williams were on the field to start. Read More »

Netflix drops new pics, but no release date, for The Punisher

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Jon Bernthal has seen his role as Punisher significantly increased since his debut in Daredevil season 2 as both companies green lit a spinoff for everyone's favorite anti-hero. Netflix continues to obscure the timing for the premiere, but at least we now have a ton of new images to tide us over. The images are heavy on character but light on plot. Read More »

Hyderabad: Boyfriend held for teen's murder, visited her home to grieve

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The victim identified as Chandini Jain, who was a student of a private Inter College in Bachupally. Her body was recovered from an isolated area in Ameenpur on Tuesday. But he is not interested in marrying her postpone the topic for several times. The school management held a condolence meet on Tuesday afternoon for the deceased student and even sent out a message to all parents informing them about the incident. Read More »