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Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending missile alert


The alert was sent last month to phones across the state and caused widespread panic. The last few weeks have been "utter hell", he added. The worker, who was sacked from his job at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency following the false alarm, said, "It was incredibly hard for me, very emotional" and he " just wanted to crawl under a rock ". Read More »

Beware of fear! | Dog bite nervous people more, proves study


The survey showed the more emotionally stable and less neurotic an individual was, the lower their risk of being bitten by a dog . According to a new study published today (Feb. 1 in 3 dog bites (33%) required treatment, but only a small proportion (0.6%) required hospital treatment, although the researchers say even minor bites can cause significant emotional distress. Read More »

Budget 2018 is all for women


A rehabilitation package for Ockhi-hit areas, strict eligibility criteria for social security pensions and austerity measures are some highlights of the CPM-led Kerala government's third Budget presented in Assembly on Friday. Construction of 77,756 houses was on. The budgetary provisioning is Rs 36 crore more than the Rs 345 crore that was set aside past year. Rs 1685.70 crore is earmarked in the Plan for Public Health Services. Read More »

Don't be flu-clueless; listen to this nurse


She sat down in her auto after a 12-hour shift Saturday morning and did a video in which she recounts hospital horror stories. The video on Facebook has been seen more than 4.9 million times shared just about 100,000 times. "It's fantastic to watch how many people come through the emergency room, sneeze in their hand, and I watch no one grab the hand sanitizer that's only every three feet in the ER", she said. Read More »

Hyderabad: Man allegedly rapes teenager inside cinema hall, arrested


As per reports, finding the near seats empty, the accused forced him on the girl. The incident took place on January 29. The culprit was identified as 23-year-old Kandakatla Bikshapathi , an earth mover driver from Jangaon district. After meeting at the hotel, the duo went to the house of Bhikshapati's sister. The accused took advantage of the fact that there were only a few people in the theatre and nobody was near them, said police. Read More »

Standing for long periods of time could aid weight loss, finds study


Of note, the researchers found that calories burned between standing and sitting is about twice as high in men as in women. "It's important to avoid sitting for hours at a time". Assuming no increase in food intake, the researchers said that would equate to 5.5 pounds in one year and 22 pounds over four years. Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, known as NEAT, focuses on the daily calories a person burns while doing normal daily activities, not exercising. Read More »

Myanmar against Rohingya: 'Hallmarks of a genocide', says UN


The Myanmar military had launched a massive crackdown against alleged militant groups in Rakhine a year ago. The U.N. rights chief earlier called for a fresh global investigation into Myanmar's abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible "elements of genocide". Read More »

Amazon patents hand tracking wristbands for its workers


In the UK, Amazon has gotten some criticism in the past for the way it treats workers in its warehouses who are usually rushed off their feet to get packages ready to send off in a speedy manner. The patent also points to a haptic feedback module, which could buzz employees for various reasons, including notifying them of breaks or to help them find items in the warehouse. Read More »

2 injured in Los Angeles school shooting


A day earlier, a 16-year-old student was apprehended after wounding a student at a Texas school . It still remains unknown how the gun was brought to school and how it went off in the classroom. New details continue to emerge after five people were injured on a Los Angeles middle school . However, an audit last April of 20 schools found that some schools failed to do the searches daily and that a quarter of them didn't have the right metal-detecting wands. Read More »

FISA memo will be released; Dems want Nunes out

I think it's a disgrace what's going on in this country. The memo involves the committee's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and claims that investigators misled judges when they applied for a wiretap against a Trump team member. Read More »

National Wear Red Day


That's more than all cancers combined. Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of women according to the American Heart Association . The city of Winston-Salem will officially kick off National Wear Red Day at the 10th annual Winston-Salem Goes Red Breakfast. Read More »

WSU Students may be below flu vaccination average


And even if this season's vaccine is not a ideal match to prevailing strains, Madison Public Health highly recommends that all people over the age of six months still get the vaccine. New York Senator Chuck Schumer called on the federal government to send a special CDC flu surveillance team to New York to bolster "inundated hospitals and budget-strained localities across the state". Read More »

Neuroscientists Found Anxiety Cells in Mouse Brains


For example, the cells in the hippocampus communicate with another brain area called the hypothalamus that tells mice when to avoid something unsafe. "And what we found is that these cells became more active whenever the animal went into an area that elicits anxiety", Kheirbek says. Activating those ventral hippocampus cells increased anxiety and avoidance behaviors, even when the animals were in "safe" spaces. Read More »

Veterans group's national anthem Super Bowl ad rejected by NFL


He said that he would "not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem". Ironically, it's unlikely the #PleaseStand ad would have received anywhere near the same national attention if the had accepted the submission at the outset. Read More »

Blood test detects proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease


Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting up to 70 % of all people with dementia, with three in 10 people over 85 having dementia, according to the Australian government's Dementia Australia organisation. "Progress in developing new therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease has been disappointingly slow". "If (it) can be repeated in a larger number of people, this test will give us an insight into changes occurring in the brain that relate to Alzheimer's ... Read More »

Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani's political career spanned over three decades


Police said that a probe would be conducted from all angles to determine the cause of death. Mir Hazar Khan Bajarani was elected as the member of Sindh assembly after he won the 2013 election from PS-16 Kashmore. As the news pertaining to his death broke, the PPP Sindh leadership reached Bijarani's residence, including Sindh Assembly Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza and Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal. Read More »

IOC Says Russia Verdict Threatens Fight Against Doping


The IOC banned Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after its own commissions broadly confirmed McLaren's findings, that Russian sporting officials had overseen an elaborate years-long scheme to hide doping by the country's athletes. Read More »

'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday


Cayman's "Wear Red Day" was set up to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects. Coronary artery disease is the most common and is also the main cause of a heart attack. The Tri-State Goes Red for Women Celebration luncheon will be hosted at noon Friday at the St. Mary's Conference Center at 2849 5th Huntington. Read More »

Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Justice Loya's death


He further said that the democracy in the country was under threat. Advocate Shrikant Khandalkar and retired district judge Prakash Thombre-who, it is claimed, Loya had sought help from, and who introduced him to Uike-are alleged to have received threats, and met with suspicious deaths within a year of Loya's death in 2014. Read More »

4-Year-Old's Flu Death Confirmed as New Jersey's First Influenza Fatality


The peak of flu season is usually in February, but officials said the number of flu cases is already reaching numbers close to last year's peak. According to the report "Addressing the Challenges of Influenza Vaccination on US College Campuses" by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, "annual vaccination is the best way to reduce the chances that an individual will get influenza". Read More »

This Coffee May Cause Cancer


However, more studies are needed to help determine the chemical's relationship with human cancer risk. A visitor enjoys a cappuccino during the 39th worldwide trade Show of Artisan Gelato (ice cream), Pastry, Bakery and Coffe World (SIGEP) in Rimini, on January 21, 2018. Read More »

Scientists successfully develop cancer vaccine


Since the shot's application is so localized, the researchers insist it is cost-effective and unlikely to cause adverse side effects often seen in other kinds of immune simulation. Once the process is under way, the scientists report, the tumour-hungry T cells leave the initial site and distribute through the body, attacking any and all other similar tumours they find. Read More »

UN Examines 206 Companies Over Links to Israeli Settlements


The majority of the companies, or 143, are domiciled in Israel or the settlements, followed by 22 in the United States, it said. The document commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council was published just hours before the UN was set to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the international body's headquarters in Manhattan. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Insider Sells 21252 Shares of Stock

Green Square Capital LLC now owns 1,806 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $415,000 after buying an additional 175 shares in the last quarter. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 4 to "Underperform". Taking a close look at the activity of the stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . Read More »

New York Community Bancorp posts 4Q profit

If New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) is performing 8.29%. It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500. The stock increased 55.56% or $0.0007 during the last trading session, reaching $0.0021. It also reduced its holding in First Midwest Bancorp Del (NASDAQ:FMBI) by 145,715 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 514,698 shares, and cut its stake in Aegon N V (NYSE:AEG). Read More »

The brilliant tweet BT Sport's senior director posted for Jurgen Klopp


Liverpool were dumped out of the competition in a 3-2 defeat by West Brom that was overshadowed by introduction of the Video Assistant Referee. "He was terrific against Liverpool", Pardew added. You can not say it's now a little bit too long. Referee Craig Pawson chalked off an Albion goal for offside, awarded Liverpool a penalty and checked VAR before awarding the Baggies' crucial third in stoppage time, a Joel Matip own goal, as the video referrals dominated theatrically in the ... Read More »

Illicit drug overdoses killed more than 1400 people in BC in 2017


Kamloops was the anomaly a year ago, as every other city for which the BC Coroners Service provided data saw an increase in overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017. Nearly nine out of every 10 fatal overdoses are occurring indoors and more than half are occurring in private residences. No deaths occurred at any supervised consumption site, Lapointe said, which shows the success of harm reduction efforts. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski hones reflexes with 'Madden 18,' expects to play Sunday


So I'm not thinking about retirement. "It's awesome what he does on the field". Will LeGarrette Blount play a key roll for the Eagles on Super Bowl Sunday or is the under a good bet for his prop bets? When Super Bowl LII kicks off Sunday in Minneapolis , it will offer two of the most different head coaches in the history of the NFL's mega-event. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles take on underdog role in Super Bowl

He's rooting hard for his teammates and enjoying their success without him. Despite another controversy, New England was able to dispose of Tennessee and Jacksonville to return to the Super Bowl . I don't think of it that way. He's a huge reason why we're in this position. Having continuity, keeping things going. "I'm going for the Pats, for sure", says one Vikings fan. Read More »

Global cancer survival rates improve, but wide gaps remain


Cancer patients' survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a study published on Wednesday. between 2010 and 2014 had a five-year survival of 90 per cent - in other words, nine of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer will be alive five years after diagnosis. Read More »