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Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, one hurt

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Sittwe is the capital of Myanmar's violence-torn Rakhine where Rohingya Muslim insurgent attacks past year sparked a massive military response that pushed 688,000 Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh. It was unclear who was behind them, police said. Today, a small community of Rohingya are confined to a Muslim enclave in the city while more than 100,000 others are still trapped in squalid displacement camps outside the capital. Read More »

Vetr Upgrades Chevron (CVX) to "Buy"

The stock increased 0.59% or $0.215 during the last trading session, reaching $36.685. About 54,670 shares traded. Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO) has risen 43.73% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 4 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was -1.4 percent. Read More »

Rhode Island Might Start Taxing 'Violent' Video Games

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As the First Amendment protects free speech in the digital age, states can not ban the sale of violent video games to minors. So why tax video games if they have no real evidence of them causing school shootings? A Rhode Island representative , Robert Nardolillo III, proposed a tax levy that would raise the tax on violent video games with a mature rating. Read More »

Spokesperson denies any NRA responsibility in Florida shooting

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The program began with a memorial for the 17 victims of the shooting. He said , "If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly". "I think you have a chance to do a lot more than change gun laws". Another low point for Rubio occurred when he attempted to point out the possibility of banning every semiautomatic rifle in America, a suggestion that caused the audience to break into raucous applause. Read More »

Flood Watch in effect for central in through Sunday morning

Flood dangers are harder to recognize at night. Update: 3:30 p.m. A Flood Watch continues through Sunday morning. The watch includes the counties of Adair, Cherokee, Choctaw, Delaware, Haskell, Latimer, Le Flore, McIntosh, Muskogee, Ottawa, Pittsburg, Pushmataha and Sequoyah. Read More »

Inspiring story behind creation of Flamin' Hot Cheetos is coming to theaters

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So, no, don't worry: This is clearly not the story of Chester the Cheetah on an animated adventure. The son of a Mexican immigrant, he apparently grew up in Southern California picking grapes, then became a janitor at Frito-Lay, PepsiCo's snack company - the flawless place to develop a billion-dollar flamin' hot snack idea. Read More »

NRA Not OK With Raising Gun Age Limits

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The town hall on Wednesday night followed days of sit-ins, walkouts and demonstrations in solidarity with survivors of the massacre. "But they buy into my ideas, I don't buy into theirs", he added. Rubio also signaled new positions. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was killed, angrily addressed Rubio, wanting the senator to agree that semiautomatic rifles like the AR-15 type used in the shooting were the problem. Read More »

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Holdings Lowered by NEXT Financial Group Inc

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T-Mobile US, Inc. (TMUS) has risen 62.63% since February 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.76% the S&P500. NEXT Financial Group Inc trimmed its stake in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) by 11.6% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Read More »

Reconciliation: Tinubu writes Buhari, says 'Oyegun sabotaging my assignment'

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He reminded Odigie-Oyegun that the assignment was given to him by Buhari, stating that "in furtherance..." The APC national leader directly accused Odigie-Oyegun of contravening the spirit of the discussions both of them had at the party secretariat when President Muhammadu Buhari gave him the assignment of reconciling aggrieved members. Read More »

Parineeti Chopra unveils the poster of 'Namastey England'

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Actress Parineeti Chopra, who has been updating us time and again about her next big film with Arjun Kapoor "Ishqzaade", unveiled the first poster of Namastey England on Twitter today. "It is a attractive journey of characters from Punjab to England", he said in a statement. After completing the shooting schedule for Amritsar, the team will be heading to Ludhiana and Patiala whilst covering 75 locations within the three cities. Read More »

Discovery Communications (DISCA) Lifted to "Neutral" at Moffett Nathanson

The stock sank -9.81% last month and is down -4.89 this year. About 1.95M shares traded. Discovery Communications, Inc . (NASDAQ: DISCA ) has declined 0.88% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. Shell Asset Mngmt Com has 0.03% invested in Rockwell Automation Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) for 389,135 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 2,408 shares or 0% of the stock. Read More »

Missing Kentucky teen found in Saluda County, kidnapper arrested

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In a security sweep, deputies found the teen and took her to safety. In Saluda County a man is behind bars, accused of kidnapping a teen from Kentucky. "It doesn't matter the status of a victim", says Sheriff Perry. Saiche does know the victim's family. Investigators report there was a language barrier, so SLED and SCDPS Immigration Enforcement Units were brought in to help with the investigation. Read More »

Auston Matthews out of Leafs lineup with shoulder injury

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As my colleague Nick Kypreos reported Friday afternoon, there's a belief that Matthews will be able to return to the lineup well ahead of the playoffs. Down 2-0 and 3-2, it was a Matthews deflection late in the third that forced overtime and an eventual 4-3 shootout win. So I'm not very concerned about him, he's fine, we were joking around in there a minute ago. Read More »

Former NFL LB Robert Eddins reportedly killed by cocaine dealers

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Authorities said the suspects were distributing cocaine and heroin and traveled from Alabama to Detroit to confront Eddins but killed both men in the process. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's office reports that the men died of multiple gunshot wounds. "The murders of Eddin and McFarlin is just another example of how violence is intertwined with drug trafficking", the U.S. Read More »

ING Groep NV Has $327000 Holdings in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Cetera Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Nabors Industries Ltd . (NYSE: NBR ) for 14,425 shares. The stock increased 3.80% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $6.68. State Street invested in 0.01% or 9.16M shares. This is represented as the equation (P/EPS), where P is the market price and EPS is the earnings per share. Read More »

Sheriff: Deputies to carry rifles at schools

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Broward Sheriff Scott Israel on Wednesday ordered all deputies to carry rifles in the Florida high school grounds to prevent another shooting incident, in the wake of last week's mass shooting . The police deputy who was assigned to protect the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people last week has resigned after an investigation determined that he stood outside the building as teachers and students were gunned down. Read More »

I never said 'give teachers guns': Trump slams media

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White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told reporters after Trump's comments that the proposal hasn't reached the policy or legislative point yet, but downplayed questions about how the plan would be funded. "That's going to be safer in the long run than giving teachers guns". As does Jacob Wohl who wrote: "President Trump is the only president tough enough to deal with these terrorists the way they should be dealt with". Read More »

Winter Olympics roundup: Gisin tops USA's Shiffrin in women's Alpine

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It's being touted as a Canadian Heritage Moment in the making - Scott Moir holding a beer and yelling at hockey referees in the gold medal Olympic game between Canada and the U.S. "That is how it works", Canada forward Blayre Turnbull said. What a shitty way to end a great Gold medal final. "But, in my honest opinion, a game like that should never be decided by a shootout". Read More »

Multistate salmonella outbreak tied to chicken salad

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A label of Fareway chicken salad recalled for potential salmonella infection. 2010-lbs. of two 5 lb. bags with "CHICKEN SALAD, PACKED FOR FAREWAY WHOLESALE COMPANY" on the label with a pack date of 01/19/18. FSIS will provide updated information as it becomes available. The most common symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever within 12 to 72 hours after eating the contaminated product. Read More »

Jonathan Martin detained by police after Instagram post

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Harvard-Westlake High School in Studio City was closed on Friday after an unnerving social media post was discovered by authorities. The student did not make a direct threat, police said. He struggled as a starter with the 49ers and was subsequently waived the following offseason. Martin has largely been out of the public spotlight since retiring in 2015 after a brief stint with the Panthers. Read More »

In #ArmMeWith movement, teachers ask to be armed -- but not with guns

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As Trump tweeted Thursday that mass shooters "will never attack" schools with armed teachers, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw countered that arming teachers "is not going to be the answer". "But having our teachers to be armed, I don't think that's the right approach", Garcia said in an interview. The armed personnel would serve as supplements to school resource officers, Galvano said, and would operate under the auspices of the sheriff's office. Read More »

Alabama, Florida set to hold executions on same night

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State prison officials told courts last week that they meant to connect the line to a vein in his hips, legs or feet after a medical review ordered by a federal judge found that Hamm had no easily usable veins in his upper extremities. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles recommended clemency in a unanimous decision on Tuesday based largely on the father's request. "Mr. Whitaker's father, who survived the attempt on his life, passionately opposes the execution of his son". Read More »

Deadly Flooding Forces Evacuations Across US South, Midwest

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The American Red Cross said it has opened eight shelters in northern in, where crews used boats to help residents evacuate their homes. In mid-Michigan, heavy rains caused flooding that prompted schools to close Wednesday. 21, 2018 in Flint, Mich. Sandbags are holding back floodwaters in parts of MI as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plains, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice. Read More »

New research debunks medical marijuana myths

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Medical marijuana laws have had little impact on recreational pot use among USA teens, findings that appear to debunk claims by opponents of medical marijuana that the laws have led to greater cannabis use among adolescents. Senior author Professor Deborah Hasin says, "Although we found no significant effect on adolescent marijuana use, we may find that the situation changes as commercialized markets for medical marijuana develop and expand, and as states legalize recreational marijuana use". Read More »

Indian state to start offering publicly-funded boob jobs

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Health officials said the move was to ensure underprivileged women have access to beauty surgeries that once were just the luxury of the wealthy. Tamil Nadu Health Minister, C Vijaya Baskar questioned why the procedure should not be available to poorer people, saying that if the state were not to provide it, some might undergo unsafe procedures or take out huge loans. Read More »

E-cigarettes: Study finds toxic metals including arsenic, lead in vapors

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High concentrations of these heavy metals have been linked to a variety of healthy conditions in the past, including cardiovascular disease, brain damage , and a variety of cancers. Recent studies found that e-cigarette liquids contain flavorings and other chemicals that harm cells in standard toxicology tests. Researchers tested for the presence of 15 different metals. Read More »

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »