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USCIS Removes Term "Nation of Immigrants" from Its Mission Statement


The statement originally read , "USCIS secures America's promise as a nation of immigrants". The full new statement reads: "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services administers the nation's lawful immigration system, safeguarding its integrity and promise by efficiently and fairly adjudicating requests for immigration benefits while protecting Americans, securing the homeland, and honoring our values". Read More »

Google software uses eye scan to detect health risks


The method-detailed in a paper published on Monday in the Nature journal Biomedical Engineering-involves analyzing blood vessels in an area of the eye called the retinal fundus. Apple late a year ago launched a heart study tied to its Apple Watch to see if it could detect and alert people to irregular heart rhythms that could be a sign of atrial fibrillation, a leading cause of stroke. Read More »

South Africa's New President Wants To Confiscate Land From Whites


He was forced to step down as president this month by the ruling African National Congress (ANC), following a series of scandals. "The current zero-rating of basic food items. The state is facing a huge 55.6 per cent GDP debt burden, with the country's sovereign debt already at junk status, and major state-owned enterprises, such as the power producer Eskom - the largest utility on the continent - facing their own massive debt burdens. Read More »

Land cases sent to CJI as two benches in SC disagree


This was in keeping with Section 24 (2) of Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013. Justice Joseph did not hold back his displeasure when he observed that "I don't want to remain silent on this issue". It requested the High Courts not to deal with any cases relating to the interpretation of, or concerning, Section 24 of the Land Acquisition Act in the interim. Read More »

Gisin holds off Shiffrin to win Olympic Alpine combined


She completed the 2,775-metre course at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in a minute 39.69 seconds - 0.47 seconds behind victor Sofia Goggia of Italy. Goggia finished in 1 minute, 39.22 seconds, just 0.09 seconds faster than Mowinckel. "I have a chance to do that this afternoon and I'm looking forward to it, But I feel much much better with my slalom now than a week ago". It was the second straight Olympic gold for Wise, who put down the most hard, technically precise run ever seen in the ... Read More »

Ex-Arkansas Judge Receives 5 Years for Coercing Sexual Acts From Defendants


As their "community service", Boeckmann would require the men to collect aluminum cans or litter off the ground. On Wednesday, Judge Baker said during the sentencing that he had "acted corruptly while serving as a judge". Richard Milliman of Memphis, Tennessee, said the judge took photographs of him from behind as he picked up cans for community service. Kyle Butler said the judge forced him to pose for photos, and threatened his life if he didn't recant details he had given state ... Read More »

CDC Committee Recommends AstraZeneca's FluMist Vaccine For 2018-2019 Season


FluMist never lost its approval from the Food and Drug Administration , but vaccine providers usually don't even make a product available unless it has an ACIP endorsement. "The effectiveness of this formulation against [H1N1] is not known, and is likely to remain unknown until the next H1N1 predominant season, presuming adequate uptake of vaccine". Read More »

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat. Who Wins?


Turns out, both won. The evidence suggest that after a promising start of the diet, people regain the weight they lost. The new study , to be published February 20 in JAMA , homed in on genetics and insulin, seeking to discover if these nuances of biology would encourage an individual's body to favor a low-carbohydrate diet or a low-fat diet. Read More »

Latest Flu-Related Numbers Released For Oklahoma


Five of those deaths occurred within the last week. Oklahoma County is next with 656. The agency says 27 more flu-related deaths in the state had been reported between February 11 and 17, according to the NCDHHS website. Health officials say a child between the ages of 5-years-old and 17-years-old also died from the flu in Oklahoma County. If you get sick, look out for severe aches and pains in your muscles and joints, notable fatigue and weakness, headaches and a high fever. Read More »

Villarreal defender Semedo arrested on charges of assault, robbery and illegal detention


The latest allegation is even more serious, though, with Marca citing a report in Las Provincias which claims that the Portugal Under-21 global and two other men tied up, beat and detained a man at Semedo's chalet in Valencia. Police did not immediately confirm Semedo's arrest. Villarreal have yet to make a stamement on the case . Semedo has only played four times this year as he's now recovering from a right leg injury, and he's been sidelined with a variety of injuries since joining ... Read More »

Burning Stock on the move: Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE:EGO)

Overall, the share price is up 11.06% year to date. The analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $0.01/share. It is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate. Eldorado Gold Corporation had 60 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO ) shares jumped and closed the day at $1.1, with the percent change of 0.92%. Read More »

In dieting, low-fat or low-carb are the same


Reducing either carbohydrates or fats from the diet shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, claims a new study . People randomly assigned to either plan in the study lost weight at roughly the same pace and kept it off for roughly the same amount of time. Read More »

Baby dragon gets carried down the Gucci catwalk Khaleesi-style


The unique accessories were showcased with models walking a runway created to look like a combined operating room and the waiting room at a doctor's office, designed by Alessandro Michele for the iconic Italian fashion brand . The male and female model walked single file behind one another during the show. "Limiting fashion to something that only produces business is too easy", Michele said, noting that the industry is now more engaged in social issues, with "a greater conscience". Read More »

Ariana Grande pulls out of surprise Brits performance due to illness


According to The Mirror , Ariana was due to take part in a tribute to the victims of the Manchester bombings, which killed more than 20 people outside her concert at the Manchester Arena on May 22. Now, just hours before the show is about to begin, the singer has reportedly cancelled her appearance entirely. "The effects of that awful night resonated far and wide in the music industry and it's only right everyone comes together to pay their respects". Read More »

'N. Korea's Trade Deficit with China Expands under Sanctions'


Japan said late on Tuesday that its military had spotted a North Korean-flagged tanker lying alongside a small vessel of unknown origin with Chinese characters on it in the East China Sea, indicating it was possibly an oil tanker from the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian. Read More »

Doctors in Mumbai Removed World's Largest Brain Tumor


A shopkeeper from Uttar Pradesh said that Mr. Pal's tumour grew rapidly over the past one year. Only about 10 percent of the tumor developed inside the skull. His wife told the Hindu newspaper that they had been told by doctors at three different hospitals in Uttar Pradesh that the tumour was inoperable. Read More »

PNB fraud: GoI opposes plea for SIT probe


This came after attorney general KK Venugopal opposed the plea from being taken up at this point of time on the grounds that a first information report had already been filed in the case and a probe was on. The PIL has made Punjab National Bank, Reserve Bank of India and the ministries of finance and law and justice as parties. The bench replied that the government had the right to investigate and court can not pre-empt it. Read More »

Hadiya case: SC seeks explanation from father and NIA


Both had argued that indoctrination and psychological influence are exceptions to consent but the bench said all these issues will be dealt with later. Divan submitted that Hadiya's case was not the only one and that he can present evidences that people have been part of such a system and marriage has been used as an instrument. Read More »

Community Bank NA Grows Position in US Bancorp (USB)

Mesirow Financial Investment Management Us Value Equity increased its stake in Sterling Bancorp Del (STL) by 20.04% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was upgraded by Portales Partners on Tuesday, August 25 to "Sector Perform". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Read More »

'I'm Pissed': Parkland Father Calls on Trump to Fix School Security

At the White House, the president was expected to make opening remarks and then open the floor for a discussion among attendees, including Betsy DeVos , the secretary of education, about how to address the tragedy. 9/11 happened once. And they fix everything. He wondered how many more children had to be shot. "We can't forget about it, all these school shootings". Read More »

Which antidepressants work best?


Professor John Geddes, Oxford's head of psychiatry, said: 'This isn't just a bit of common unhappiness, this is a major mental health problem that really is devastating for an very bad lot of human lives. In regards to acceptability - the study's other primary endpoint - measured by the treatment discontinuation due to study withdrawal, only agomelatine (OR 0.84, 95% CI 0.72-0.97) and fluoxetine (OR 0.88, 95% CI 0.80-0.96) were linked to fewer dropouts compared with placebo, while ... Read More »

India's federal police arrest sixth bank official in $1.8-billion fraud case


During his tenure at PNB Brady House branch, the practise of issuance of LoUs without sanctioned limits to Nirav Modi group firms had started. The note sent by the bank's head office in New Delhi to all regional offices on February 17 also stated any SWIFT message will have to be created, verified and authorized by three different officers, starting Thursday. Read More »

Recommendation Trends for Investors: The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)


The stock decreased 1.52% or $2.84 during the last trading session, reaching $183.87. (HD)'s shares. The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $154,106. The Home Depot , Inc. As per Tuesday, August 2, the company rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus. Investors of record on Thursday, March 8th will be issued a $1.03 dividend. Read More »

Family friend seeks to administer the estate of school shooter's mother


Lynda Cruz, the suspected gunman's adoptive mother, died on November 1 after a brief illness, and Deschamps reportedly took Nikolas, 19, and his brother Zachary, 17, into her Lantana, Florida , home. "[Lynda Cruz] is actively pursuing loss mitigation in regards to the ... property, and has a contract in place to short sell the property", the petition states. Read More »

Asia stocks dip, dollar recovery continues as yields rise

Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.2 percent. The dollar sold off in recent months on worries that the Trump administration's recently passed tax cuts and plans for large government spending would expand the deficit and worries that the USA government is pursuing a weak-dollar strategy. Read More »

Man Jumps Into Lion Enclosure at Zoo to 'Have a Chat'


He was immediately rescued by the staffs' of the zoo . Murugan, a native of Palakkad, was missing from his house for more than a week. "One of the guards spotted him soon after he entered the lion enclosure and with other guards also joining in, we could bring him out soon", T V Anilkumar, Superintendent of the zoo, told DH. Read More »

Dionne: On gun violence, a failed state


It's always an all talk and no action merry-go-round. Any attempt to broach the subject of greater gun control is used by the NRA to excite a significant portion of the electorate, primarily in red-state middle America, that their liberties are being infringed by a liberal elite. Read More »

Florida's House of Representatives Just Declared Pornography a Health Risk


The Florida House of Representatives was in session on Tuesday considering several issues. On Tuesday - barely a week after the latest shooting at a school in Florida - House Republicans made a decision to forgo a debate suggested by the Democrats on banning assault weapons in the state in favour of discussing pornography. Read More »

Broncos to make Trevor Siemian available


MST, teams will have the ability to place either the transition tag or the almighty powerful-and more widely used-franchise tag on one player who's set to become a free agent. That include shopping Sieman to see what they can get for him. As we get closer to the start of National Football League free agency, more and more names will become available as teams make roster cuts and opt out of contracts. Read More »

Internet goes insane with the Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma Smooch Pic


South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Jon-Jon Smuts, AB de Villiers , JP Duminy (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Christiaan Jonker, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Junior Dala, Dane Paterson, Aaron Phangiso. In the bowling charts, Jasprit Bumrah, with his tally of eight wickets in six matches , climbed up to the top, and now holds the first position jointly with Rashid Khan, who bagged 16 wickets in five matches to cripple Zimbabwe in an ODI series in Sharjah. Read More »

Students 'lie-in' to take a stand against gun violence

The walkout at several schools begins at noon. "I'm really hoping that as students become the real force behind it, it gains a little more momentum, because it's our voices that seem to carry", said Carolyn Moor, an 18-year-old senior organizing a walkout at Mountain View High School. Read More »

Daily Pill Shows Promise For Alleviating Life-Threatening Peanut Allergies


Scientists said 67 percent of children who consumed daily doses of peanut powder, contained in a capsule and sprinkled over food, were able to tolerate roughly two peanuts after a year. Four of the nine were severe, two unrelated to treatment (concussion and viral asthmatic exacerbation). The company plans to seek U.S approval for the drug by the end of this year. Read More »

Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks


The president, making his first extensive remarks since the Florida killings , declared "school safety is a top priority for my administration", adding he will meet with state governors next week to discuss the topic. The White House added he may consider other firearms restrictions after last week's school shooting in Florida . The city already had a ban on so-called assault weapons, which include semi-automatic rifles with magazine capacities of 21+ rounds and semi-auto shotguns ... Read More »

Eagles are looking to trademark 'Philly Special'


Looking ahead to the 2018 season, Philadelphia will bank on that depth, along with a clean bill of health for the aforementioned players, in its quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Blount, an eight-year veteran, has 5,888 career rushing yards and 51 rushing touchdowns, averaging 4.4 yards per carry. Blount was signed to be Philly's starting running back, and although he made 11 starts in 2017, his role changed after the Eagles acquired Jay Ajayi from the Miami Dolphins. Read More »

Macon's 26 Points Not Enough To Stop Kentucky


Kentucky's 87 points were the most its scored in SEC play this season and most since pouring in 90 vs. Louisville on December 29. The eight represented as many threes as 18 previous United Kingdom opponents had made in games. United Kingdom held Arkansas without a field goal between the 10:18 mark until Dustin Thomas hit a jumper with 2:35 to play. It was just the second loss for the Hogs in 16 home outings. Read More »