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Flu Deaths Continue to Rise in AR

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The state Department of Health also says the virus is widespread. According to the CT Department of Public Health, there have been almost 3,000 positive cases of flu with 802 of them in New Haven County. Make sure that you wash your hands well with soap and water, which will help remove the germs on your hands. Those who are sick with the flu are generally contagious beginning one day before their symptoms begin and for approximately one week after their symptoms began. Read More »

House Plans to Pass Stopgap Funding Bill

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It would extend defense funding for the rest of the fiscal year. Democrats want to ensure equal increases for domestic and military programs. "Republicans must stop governing from manufactured crisis to crisis, and work with Democrats to pass the many urgent, long overdue priorities of the American people", she said in a statement Monday. Read More »

North Korean Orchestra steals the limelight as fans shun Winter Olympics

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Amid increasingly hostile rhetoric between Pyongyang and Washington, the Winter Games have provided a rare bright spot in diplomatic relations with North Korea . "The Vice President will remind the world that everything the North Koreans do at the Olympics is a charade to cover up the fact that they are the most tyrannical and oppressive regime on the planet", an aide for Pence told Axios on Sunday. Read More »

Health officials say 2 children have died from flu in NYC

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When she had trouble breathing, someone called 911. "We were talking about it when we was walking to pick her up, wondering what the mom must be going through knowing she lost her child". Over the past 14 years, between zero and eight such deaths are reported to the city's health department each flu season. For more information about where to get vaccinated, call 311, visit nyc.gov/flu to access the Flu Vaccine Locator, or text "flu" to 877877. Read More »

Flu-stricken Pink practices national anthem for Super Bowl

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According the the New York Post , Pink skipped some of the words during the songs, relying on her backup singers at a concert at Nomadic Live at the Armory in Minneapolis. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's position in a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday. He set off a firestorm in September when he referred to kneeling players as "sons of bitches" and said they should be fired . Read More »

Did we just see the last Super Bowl in Minnesota?

The NFL's ratings slide continued through its final game of the season. "Though many of our nation's service members are unable to be home with family and friends to enjoy this evening's American tradition, they are always in our thoughts and prayers", Trump's statement read. Read More »

Modi corrects course, woos farmers and poor

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If assuming the model to be insurance led, the premium shrinks with the increase in number of policy holders, he said at the event organised by Open magazine. The government has opted for wider fiscal deficit at 3.5 percent of GDP for 2018-19 and projected 2018-19 deficit at 3.3 percent of GDP. Had this not been resorted, the deficit would have been higher than 3.5%. Read More »

HIV Positive Cases Detected at Single Health Camp in UP's Unnao

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Area councilor Sunil Bangarmau told ANI that if proper tests are done, at least another 500 cases would come to light. In a shocking incident, over a dozen people have been infected with Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) because of a callousness of a quack in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

DOW Falls Almost 1200 points, Markets Internationally Also Falling

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By 1 p.m., the Dow was down 354 points - a 1.4 percent drop. Compare that 4-percent drop to the biggest drop ever, which was Black Monday in 1987, when the Dow dropped 22 percent. The pulled back 4.1 percent - its biggest one day decline since August 2011- to close at 2,648.94. The Nasdaq dropped 3.78 percent to 6,967. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 14 points , or 0.5 percent, to 2,748. Read More »

Gas prices rise, up 34 cents

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Despite that, Kansas now has the 15th lowest gasoline prices in the nation, 15 cents lower than the $2.61 national average. Midland Odessa- $2.50/g, up 1.7 cents per gallon from last week's $2.48/g. Oil production in the U.S.is the highest it has been since the 1970s, and last year's product cuts at OPEC has prevented U.S production from rising, according to head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy, Patrick DeHaan. Read More »

The Flu is Not Slowing Down, More People Expected to Get Sick

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The Johnson County Health Department said 10 schools have reported greater than 10 percent absenteeism due to influenza-like illness in the last week. In comparison to the week before, 13.7 hospitalizations, it has nearly doubled. The numbers have increased for three consecutive weeks. Hospitalizations also vary widely depending on the severity of the season. Read More »

Aaron Gordon withdraws from the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

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He finished runner-up in a classic performance in 2016. Gordon , 22, suffered the injury on January 27 late in the loss to the Indiana Pacers and he's been bothered by lingering pain over the past nine days. The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder out of Louisville was the No. 13 overall pick and leads the Jazz with 19.7 points per game. He tops all rookies in points and 3-pointers made (115). Read More »

Hot tea linked to deadly cancer in smokers and drinkers

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According to the research, tea drinkers who had more than one daily alcoholic drink (glass of wine, 12 ounce beer or 1.5 ounce of liquor) have a 12 percent more chance of getting cancer . Participants who drank tea on a weekly basis were asked to describe its temperature as "warm", "hot" "or "burning hot". The researchers collected information about tobacco and alcohol consumption at the beginning of the study. Read More »

Deal to appoint Paul Heckingbottom is 'pretty much done', talkSPORT told

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Leeds United were last night set to name Paul Heckingbottom as their new head coach following the sacking of Thomas Christiansen . The former Leeds right-back also led Huddersfield Town to the Championship in 2011-12, while under him, Preston North End secured their first success in the League One play-offs in ten attempts in 2015 to earn promotion. Read More »

Girl scout sells over 300 boxes of cookies outside California marijuana dispensary

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Mary Doyle, the organization's communications director, told the Union-Tribune in a statement that Girl Scouts can set up booths outside businesses if they get a permit from the owner and sell between February 9 and March 11. "Girl Scouts are all over campus selling cookies". "They went out and bought boxes". "Yes my family loves Girl Scout Cookies!" said one customer. This Girl Scout knows her customers well. Read More »

Malcolm Butler says Patriots gave up on him in Super Bowl loss

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But unlike their dramatic comebacks against the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons , the New England Patriots and their legendary quarterback could not write another storybook ending. After New England defensive lineman Eric Lee broke for the ball, Foles sprinted. It was the Patriots' first takeaway since Week 15. "Just encouraged them to enjoy the moment". Read More »

Mominul Haque century double saves test against Sri Lanka

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You have to be mentally strong and believe in yourself. "The captain (Mahmudullah) told me that we shouldn't have any doubt that we could save this game". Sabbir returns to the squad, having played last played a Test on Bangaldesh's 2017 tour of South Africa without much success. The two wickets were as good as it got for the visitors as further wickets failed to materialise, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah guiding the home side beyond tea with an unbeaten 28. Read More »

Georgia state Senate passes resolution condemning NFL

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State Senator David Shafer, R -Duluth, and his campaign announced they plan to run a series of digital ads ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl urging people to stand for the Star Spangled Banner. " Many members of the body had concerns about this issue and how it was rushed to a vote without notice", Henson said. "But imposing corporate censorship to deny that same right to those veterans who have secured it for us all is reprehensible and totally beyond the pale". Read More »

Favre to give Eagles pep talk before Super Bowl

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In all, he played in 100 games with 17 starts: nine with Philadelphia and a 2-7 record and eight with the Browns (1-7 record). A fast tempo helps the Eagles in games, and several players said that when they have good chemistry in practice, it usually transfers to the game. Read More »

No sign of Tom Brady decline as Patriot's star eyes legacy

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The good news, for both teams , is it seems that there are no new injury concerns heading into Sunday. I hate fans that are fans now that weren't fans if they would have went 0-16. With a pair of Super Bowl rings. Ten years ago, he was involved in one of the most controversial moments in Super Bowl history when performing alongside Janet Jackson. Read More »

Last-gasp Kane penalty earns Spurs draw at Liverpool

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Kane took the spot kick but hit it straight at Karius. It was hard to know at the time if they were right, but in the dressing room I confirmed that they were right in every single decision. Either way, Kane says the United result gives the whole team confidence heading into the Liverpool match. "And the second one was outstanding, but it's really hard to defend because I think everybody in the stadium , his teammates included, thought he would play a pass and in the end he did it by ... Read More »

Shameful to use Ankit Saxena's murder to stoke Hindu-Muslim tensions

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He was attacked by Shehzadi's father, uncle and brother on Thursday night before his throat was slit with a knife. As per recent developments, police have arrested the father, uncle and also minor brother for the crime. It has been alleged that the girl's family was opposed to their relation as Saxena was a Hindu. Police registered a murder case at Khyala Police station and has begun interrogating the accused. Read More »

Ireland's Kiwi coach praises 'inspirational' Johnny Sexton after Six Nations nailbiter

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When asked what he thought of before kicking the winning goal, the fly-half said: "I went back to many years ago when we played Treviso away and I was in an nearly identical position and just flashed back to that". It was that sort of pressure and he just struck it beautifully. It was all penalty kicks until Thomas' try, which looked like being the highlight of the match. Read More »

Countdown has begun for Congress' end in Karnataka: Modi

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Modi said his government is working by following the policy of "reform, perform and transform". The court, which cited a Supreme Court verdict on strikes, also directed the Siddaramaiah government to ensure that the daily lives of people, and other industrial and commerce activities, are not affected due to the shutdown. Read More »

Red Deer Polar Plunge set for Saturday

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WMUR meteorologist Kevin Skarupa took the plunge as well. The Versailles Polar Plunge will feature a heated festival tent at the park, offering games, live entertainment, a food court, and the always-popular "After Splash Bash" where additional prizes will be awarded as participants warm up with food and beverages. Read More »

Former F1 model calls decision to ban grid girls

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But feminist groups and others have hit out at sports who employ women in purely "decorative" roles, saying it is demeaning and makes it harder for female competitors to be taken seriously in what is still a largely male-dominated environment. Read More »

Child death toll in flu season hits 53 as hospitalizations soar

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Nearly 12,000 people in the United States have been hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza since the season started, the CDC reported. Sixteen more children have died in a flu season that's recorded 53 child deaths and has seen hospitalization rates at their highest in almost a decade, federal health officials said Friday. Read More »

North Korea Made $200M Off Banned Coal Exports

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It said "there was proof that Pyongyang was helping Syria to develop chemical weapons and providing ballistic missiles to Myanmar". The monitors said they had investigated ongoing ballistic missile cooperation between Syria and Myanmar, including more than 40 previously unreported North Korea shipments between 2012 and 2017 to Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre, which oversees the country's chemical weapons program. Read More »

Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending missile alert

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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

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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 »