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Administration Expects Russia to Uphold the Obama-Negotiated Nuclear Limits Trump Criticized Administration Expects Russia to Uphold the Obama-Negotiated Nuclear Limits Trump Criticized
- February 06, 2018

According to the ministry, Russian Federation has reduced its strategic arms down to 527 units of deployed Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), deployed Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBMs) and deployed heavy bombers, while the warheads on the above-mentioned arms totaled 1,444 units. (more...)
Rutgers reminds students to vaccinate amid heaviest influenza season in years Rutgers reminds students to vaccinate amid heaviest influenza season in years
- February 06, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has given this year's flu season its highest activity code, "widespread", on January 27, at the end of the epidemic's fourth week. Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director of the influenza division in the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease at CDC, highlighted two notable characteristics of this flu season. (more...)
Powerball victor fighting in court to remain anonymous Powerball victor fighting in court to remain anonymous
- February 06, 2018

The woman, identified as Jane Doe, filed a complaint last week in Hillsborough Superior Court in Nashua, saying she signed the back of the ticket following the January 6 drawing - the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot - because she thought she was required to do so as directed by information on the state Lottery Commission's website. (more...)
HOT Tea Raises Risk of Esophageal Cancer HOT Tea Raises Risk of Esophageal Cancer
- February 06, 2018

Those who reported drinking hot or burning hot tea daily and who also drank more than one alcoholic beverage every day had a 127 percent increased risk of esophageal cancer. While some prior research has suggested tea may help protect against tumors in the digestive tract, other studies have shown repeated consumption of very hot food or drink might damage the esophagus and help tumors take hold, the researchers note. (more...)
Study gives first evidence of planets beyond the confines of Milky Way Study gives first evidence of planets beyond the confines of Milky Way
- February 06, 2018

And past that is a cluster of planets 3.8 billion light-years away, a recent discovery that if confirmed could extend the boundary of what we know about the universe. A light year, which measures distance in space, equals 6 trillion miles. In a university news release, Guerras had a less formal way to describe the complicated process: very cool science . (more...)
It's that time of year...Girl Scout cookies are here! It's that time of year...Girl Scout cookies are here!
- February 06, 2018

Troops get to determine themselves how to spend the portion of their cookie sale proceeds. Before each cookie season, each troop submits a request for the number of cases they want to sell. However, funding the program is not the only goal of selling the cookies. "The amusing thing is, after the news story ran, we had more Girl Scouts show up over the weekend". (more...)
Italy's Berlusconi vows to deport 600000 undocumented immigrants Italy's Berlusconi vows to deport 600000 undocumented immigrants
- February 06, 2018

According to one diplomat, 30,000 Nigerian women are prostitutes in Italy . He did raise his arm in a Fascist-style salute, before being brought away by Italy's military Carabinieri police, La Repubblica daily said . The 29-year-old, identified only as Jennifer, said that "I never hurt anyone". The ruling center-left Democratic Party (PD) has been lambasted by conservative opponents for not keeping some 625,000 asylum-seekers from entering Italy - most of whom set sail from Libya , ... (more...)
None has right to interfere if two adults marry: SC None has right to interfere if two adults marry: SC
- February 06, 2018

The court said during the previous hearing that khap panchayat can not threaten adults for marrying each other. Khap panchayats are mostly run by male village elders. "Don't be conscience keepers". The apex court had earlier said attacks on those opting for inter-caste marriages were "absolutely illegal" and no khap panchayats , individual or society could question any adult woman and man marrying of their own choice. (more...)
Boko Haram kills two as military says group 'defeated' Boko Haram kills two as military says group 'defeated'
- February 06, 2018

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Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare
- February 05, 2018

The chairman of the House Committee on Good Government and Public Accountability last Sunday asked French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi SA to put up an indemnity fund to "secure Filipino families against any loss or financial burden suffered due to its faulty anti-dengue vaccine". (more...)
Delhi: Wanted criminal with Rs 70000 reward held after encounter Delhi: Wanted criminal with Rs 70000 reward held after encounter
- February 05, 2018

Tanwir, a Kasganj resident, had a reward of Rs. 70,000 on his head. So, the police had increased the security and barricaded the entire area. Tanwir, who arrived with an accomplice, rammed his vehicle into the police barricade and opened fire on the police personnel. (more...)
Long-term capital gains tax makes a comeback Long-term capital gains tax makes a comeback
- February 05, 2018

And despite the survey's caution about elevated stock prices, the S&P BSE Sensex closed 232.81 (0.65%) higher on January 29. "It (LTCG) has achieved the objective of creating a level playing field across investment asset classes, it will garner tax revenue for the government, curb malpractices and at the same time it seems non-disruptive", says Motilal Oswal, chairman and managing director of Mumbai-headquartered Motilal Oswal Financial Services. (more...)
Far-right extremist arrested for shooting rampage in central Italy Far-right extremist arrested for shooting rampage in central Italy
- February 05, 2018

Luca Traini was arrested and taken into custody after drive-by attacks in the town of Macerata wounded five men and one woman from Ghana, Mali and Nigeria on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Macerata Mayor Romano Carancini had announced a shutdown of schools and offices while the armed assailant remained at large in the town, located about 200 kilometers east of the capital Rome . (more...)
Post MLA disqualification, AAP ups the ante on sealing drive Post MLA disqualification, AAP ups the ante on sealing drive
- February 05, 2018

The industry body also said that traders will "gherao" MPs and MLAs of Delhi and will submit their memorandum. Despite the government's decision to amend the Delhi Master Plan (DMP) 2021, the Confederation of All India Traders that boasts the support of almost 2,000 traders decided for a bandh in the national capital. (more...)
Super Bowl LII: The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way Super Bowl LII: The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way
- February 04, 2018

One thing that's making a move this late in the week is the point total, for some reason. New England had one of the best offenses in the league this season, so there are no guarantees Jim Schwartz's unit dominates like it did in the conference title game. (more...)
India U-19 team stood out from the rest: Tendulkar India U-19 team stood out from the rest: Tendulkar
- February 04, 2018

Tendulkar also lauded the contribution of chief coach Rahul Dravid and the other members of support staff. Team of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Squad: Prithvi Shaw , Manjot Kalra , Shubman Gill , Finn Allen, Raynard van Tonder, Wandile Makwetu, Anukul Roy , Kamlesh Nagarkoti , Gerald Coetzee, Qais Ahmad, Shaheen Afridi, Alick Athanaze. (more...)
Russell Wilson thinks Aaron Donald is best defensive player he's faced
- February 04, 2018

Gurley also had a remarkable campaign, leading the league in yards from scrimmage (2,093) and touchdowns (19). He had to bolster the defense, find more playmakers on offense, and come up with different ways to get Todd Gurley the ball. Donald was drafted by the Rams in the 1st round, 13th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft and started 12 games in his rookie season. Lattimore grabbed 45 of the 50 available votes, with four going to Buffalo's Tre'Davious White and one going to San Francisco's ... (more...)
Best Eagles & Patriots Memes Leading Into Super Bowl LII Best Eagles & Patriots Memes Leading Into Super Bowl LII
- February 04, 2018

I'm sure Doug Pederson has learned from Atlanta's mistakes last year and Jacksonville's mistakes this year. But if they don't. well, it could get ugly. Let's look at the key factors in this game? Where is the Super Bowl being played? That unit is the second reason the Eagles will beat the Patriots. (more...)
Insider Activity of US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
- February 03, 2018

About 7.11 million shares traded or 21.06% up from the average. Shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB ) opened at $56.90 on Friday. The company also provides ancillary services, including capital markets, treasury management, and receivable lock-box collection services to corporate customers; and a range of asset management and fiduciary services for individuals, estates, foundations, business corporations, and charitable organizations. (more...)
23-Year-Old Hindu Man Killed By Muslim Girlfriend's Family In Delhi 23-Year-Old Hindu Man Killed By Muslim Girlfriend's Family In Delhi
- February 03, 2018

The woman is a second year student in a correspondence course. The Delhi Police has arrested three accused persons while the fourth accused - a minor - has been detained and on Friday requisitioned the services of the Central Para-Military forces to maintain law and order in the area as the victim belonged to the majority community and the accused persons belong to the minority community. (more...)
Hospitalizations highest in almost a decade as United States flu outbreak worsens: CDC Hospitalizations highest in almost a decade as United States flu outbreak worsens: CDC
- February 03, 2018

Nationally, the overall hospitalization rate is higher than the overall hospitalization rate reported during the same week of the 2014-2015 season; the most severe season in recent years. Dan Jernigan. Kentucky is in its seventh consecutive week of widespread flu activity, which is the highest level of flu activity and indicates increased flu-like activity or flu outbreaks in at least half of the regions in the state. (more...)
Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan Trump Presses McConnell On White House Immigration Plan
- February 03, 2018

Trump said that his immigration framework was "generous" and even "flexible" but warned Democrats about making more demands. They have begun to adapt to his unpredictable nature and, when it comes to investigations into Trump's 2016 campaign and presidential actions, Republicans have increasingly become strong defenders in a bid to invalidate his Democratic tormentors and special counsel Robert S. (more...)
Modi makes populist push for 'New India' with 2018 budget
- February 03, 2018

Modi endorsed the budget in his own 25-minute speech following Jaitley's, stressing that the insurance program is "by far, the world's largest health insurance plan". "Thus by this hoax, farmers are already getting Rs 510 more than cost of production as per calculation as per A2", Mann pointed out. Spending in fiscal 2018/19 was projected to increase by 13.2pc from the current year ending in March, with about three-fifths allocated to better infrastructure in the countryside, where ... (more...)
CBI moves SC against 2005 HC order quashing charges in Bofors case CBI moves SC against 2005 HC order quashing charges in Bofors case
- February 03, 2018

According to reports, the central probe agency today filed the appeal against the May 31, 2005, decision of the high court by which all the accused persons, including Europe-based industrialists Hinduja brothers, were discharged from the case. (more...)
US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate
- February 03, 2018

As part of our work to assess this important public health and consumer safety issue, the FDA has reviewed many sources of scientific and medical evidence related to the possibility of adverse health effects from radiofrequency energy exposure in both humans and animals and will continue to do so as new scientific data are published. (more...)
Grammys boss Neil Portnow announces task force to address gender bias Grammys boss Neil Portnow announces task force to address gender bias
- February 02, 2018

Emerging R&B star SZA was the most nominated female artist, up for five awards, but also failed to take home an award. But his efforts may be too late-and not almost enough to address a widespread problem that many women say he's only made worse. (more...)
"Wash your stinking hands", Florida ER nurse says in viral video
- February 02, 2018

Lockler said she has been most concerned with what she has seen in the hospital. "Some of them are not true emergencies but they're waiting along with the flu right next to them so guess what?" "Watch this, I'm going to teach you a magic trick, it's fantastic", Katherine says. (more...)
Fed Leaves Rates Steady In Yellen's Last Meeting As Chair Fed Leaves Rates Steady In Yellen's Last Meeting As Chair
- February 02, 2018

The Fed has penciled in three interest-rate increases this year. The TD Economics report is available here. SEB Research discusses the reaction to today's FOMC statement for the January policy meeting in which the Fed maintained the target range for the federal funds rate at 1.25-1.50 per cent. (more...)
Favre to give Eagles pep talk before Super Bowl
- February 02, 2018

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch may not be playing in this year's Super Bowl, but he's one of the few National Football League players to have a marijuana strain named after him. There is not one way to shut the Eagles offense down other than finding a way to disrupt Foles in the pocket. CXO Advisory Group LLC looked at the data through last year's game and found that the outcome is good for stocks no matter who wins - but that an NFC victory delivers a gain nearly twice as ... (more...)
Eagles' Nelson Agholor projected for modest stat line in the Super Bowl
- February 02, 2018

Each day leading up to Super Bowl LII, we're going to take a look at a key matchup between the Eagles and the New England Patriots . Then again, Jeffery guaranteed a year ago his team would win the Super Bowl. Of course the Eagles aren't going to back down. Jeffery has caught 57 passes for 789 yards and nine touchdowns, but had his biggest game since joining the Eagles in the NFC Championship Game when he caught two touchdowns against the Minnesota Vikings in a 38-7 victory. (more...)