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Super Bowl ratings fall from last year's broadcast Super Bowl ratings fall from last year's broadcast
- February 07, 2018

But whether folks were tuning in to NBC last night to catch the first glimpse of the upcoming Han Solo movie or to watch the New England Patriots take on the Philadelphia Eagles , they certainly weren't doing so as much as the National Football League was hoping. (more...)
Flu kills child in Maryland, health officials say Flu kills child in Maryland, health officials say
- February 07, 2018

As of the end of last week, the number of confirmed influenza cases was higher than in any other year, in the past nine years, according to health department figures. 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. (more...)
Formula 1 brings in 'grid kids' scheme to replace girls Formula 1 brings in 'grid kids' scheme to replace girls
- February 06, 2018

Formula One Managing Director of Commercial Operations Sean Bratches , who made the announcement that the "Grid Girls" would not be returning to the sport in the 2018 season and beyond, stated the following about the " Grid Kids ", according to ESPN . (more...)
Pence arrives in Japan to meet with Abe over N. Korea Pence arrives in Japan to meet with Abe over N. Korea
- February 06, 2018

He has been the president of North Korea's rubber-stamp parliament, the Supreme People's Assembly, since 1998. Speculation about who could lead the delegation had been rife in the South for weeks, with some analysts pointing to Choe Ryong-Hae, who is the vice chairman of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party and seen as Kim Jong- Un's right-hand man. (more...)
P coordination committee spends Tuesday attempting to win back Farooq Sattar P coordination committee spends Tuesday attempting to win back Farooq Sattar
- February 06, 2018

According to details, during a meeting of coordination committee meeting, the party head Farooq Sattar and senior leader Amir Khan had fierce argument over handing ticket to Kamran Tessori. Meanwhile, the coordination committee also conducted a press conference and told media that committee has chose to nominate Nasreen Jalil along with Bashir Qaimkhani, Dr Farogh Nasim, Amir Khan, Naimul Haq and Karam Tessori. (more...)
IBB media aide slams N1bn suit against NPF, media houses IBB media aide slams N1bn suit against NPF, media houses
- February 06, 2018

Kassim Afegbua , the media adviser to Nigeria's former head of state, Ibrahim Babangida has slammed a N1bn suit againt the Nigerian Police Force for continued witch-hunt, harassment, intimidation, and persecution on the basis of the letter he wrote last Sunday on behalf of his principal who he said has not lodged any formal complaint to the police or any other security agency. (more...)
Good news! Soon cancer may be preventable by vaccines! Good news! Soon cancer may be preventable by vaccines!
- February 06, 2018

Ronald Levy , believe that local applications of said agents could serve as an immediate and highly affordable substitute to current cancer therapies. Still others, like the vehicle T-cell therapy recently approved to treat some types of leukemia and lymphomas, require a patient's immune cells to be removed from the body and genetically engineered to attack the tumor cells. (more...)
"We Proudly Stand For National Anthem": Trump's Veiled Attack On Kneelers
- February 06, 2018

As Nicki Swift previously reported, Pink revealed on Saturday morning that she still planned on performing despite battling a nasty bout of the flu. Pink perfectly kicked off the game of the year! "We're obviously here to cover a football game, not a politicized event". The Super Bowl has frequently been the most-watched American television broadcast of the year, recording an annual viewership of more than 100 million people . (more...)
Yale Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads, Report Says Yale Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads, Report Says
- February 06, 2018

Lawrence Rizzolo, called the incident "an egregious violation of Yale policy". Dr Flavio Uribe, an assistant professor the University of Connecticut (UConn) and visiting professor at Yale, posed for the photo with two students while running a course on facial deformities at the latter university last June. (more...)
Tom Brady selected third time as the NFL's MVP Tom Brady selected third time as the NFL's MVP
- February 06, 2018

The praise came in response to a question from a reporter from Argentina who had explained that Brady is compared to soccer stars Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona in that country, before asking Belichick if he believes Brady is the best quarterback of all time. (more...)
Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs To Control Residents, Report Claims Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs To Control Residents, Report Claims
- February 06, 2018

The biggest challenge, Gifford said, is to change a mind-set among some nursing home staff and some residents' families that behavior arising from dementia is "abnormal" and warrants the use of antipsychotics. "I have to ask people what the day is", she said. She said her mother, during stays at three different nursing homes in recent years, was sometimes left neglected for hours at a time in her wheelchair after being given antipsychotics. (more...)
Delhi: Businessman shot dead for complaining over rash driving Delhi: Businessman shot dead for complaining over rash driving
- February 06, 2018

The bullet pierced the left side of Mehra's chest, just below the heart. On Tuesday, Congress Seva Dal worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants after an argument at Bhalaswa flyover in Delhi, allegedly by occupants of a speeding auto. (more...)
Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict: United Nations rights chief Rohingya abuses could spark regional conflict: United Nations rights chief
- February 06, 2018

Myanmar's government has denied responsibility for the violence and has admitted to the existence of only one, separate mass grave, which they claim contained the bodies of ten terrorists. The UN has documented mass gang rapes, killings - including of infants and young children - brutal beatings and disappearances committed by security personnel. (more...)
The SPC Financial Inc. Sells 400 Shares of Altria Group (MO)
- February 06, 2018

The company had revenue of $4.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.80 billion. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.2001 during the last trading session, reaching $22.9499. (NYSE:DVA) for 227,274 shares. (NYSE:MO). Moreover, King Wealth Mgmt Group Ltd Limited Liability Company has 2% invested in Altria Group , Inc. Fmr Llc holds 0% or 506,713 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Pink Pushes Through The Flu To Deliver An Incredible US Anthem Performance Pink Pushes Through The Flu To Deliver An Incredible US Anthem Performance
- February 06, 2018

Pink delighted fans with a lovely rendition of the National Anthem before Super Bowl LII on Sunday night, but what really has everyone talking is what she did beforehand. "Thank you so much, that was so great, great job , great talent, enjoy the game", said a beaming Trump after the performance. I'll tell you, this is one of the biggest honors of my life, singing this song in front of my military family, my dad, and brother and stepmama and family and the entire world. (more...)
Trump slams Britain's health service; United Kingdom hits back Trump slams Britain's health service; United Kingdom hits back
- February 06, 2018

Theresa May has rebuked Donald Trump over his claim the NHS is failing, publicly backing her health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, after he tweeted disagreement with the United States president's view. "Our NHS is a wonderful, albeit imperfect, health system - and the envy of the world", Morgan tweeted. Discussing NHS funding protests in the United Kingdom over the weekend, Farage said: "Well the problem we've got is a population crisis caused by government policy on immigration ". (more...)
Trump claims GOP memo 'totally vindicates Trump claims GOP memo 'totally vindicates "Trump" in probe'
- February 06, 2018

The Democratic document attempts to counter some of the arguments and evidence put forward by the Republicans. U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to speak to March for Life participants and pro-life leaders at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington D.C., the United States , on January 19, 2018. (more...)
Infected With HIV as Unnao Quack Uses Common Syringe Infected With HIV as Unnao Quack Uses Common Syringe
- February 06, 2018

Authorities suspect Yadav to be the main culprit behind the infections because most of the HIV positive were found to have received injections from him. Mehtab Alam, a project manager for Raza Hussain Memorial Charitable Trust, said that fake doctors do not use disposable syringes, instead using glass syringes and one needle to inject hundreds of patients. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb shares jump on lung cancer breakthrough Bristol-Myers Squibb shares jump on lung cancer breakthrough
- February 06, 2018

The shares are also now trading above their average 12-month price target of $64.14. Also, Bristol-Myers Squibb's guidance for 2018 calls for revenue growth only in the low- to mid-single digit percentages. ( NYSE :CAT) for 201,782 shares. ( NYSE :CAT) for 38,625 shares. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. equities analysts expect that Bristol-Myers Squibb Co will post 2.99 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs
- February 06, 2018

Prof. Linda Bauld, Professor of Health Policy at the University of Stirling and Chair in Behavioural Research for Cancer Prevention at Cancer Research UK, said: "Concern has been expressed that e-cigarette use will lead young people into smoking". (more...)
Minnesota's Precinct Caucuses Set to Begin Minnesota's Precinct Caucuses Set to Begin
- February 06, 2018

Martin said the caucuses are important for campaigns to flex their "political muscle" ahead of state party conventions. Carnahan also announced that Trump told her he would visit Minnesota later this year, and that she expects Vice President Mike Pence to make a stop even sooner. (more...)
Utah's Mitchell added to Slam Dunk contest Utah's Mitchell added to Slam Dunk contest
- February 06, 2018

His 2017 Dunk Contest was disappointing, and it'll be sad to see him miss this one, but Mitchell is a more-than-suitable replacement. There is a long, storied history of big men performances in the dunk contest - and nearly all of them are less-than-optimal viewing for the basketball-loving public. (more...)
Logan Paul Returns to YouTube With Logan Paul Returns to YouTube With "Comeback" Video
- February 06, 2018

One month after his video from Japan's so-called "suicide forest" caused a massive backlash , YouTuber Logan Paul has returned to vlogging-and in his first new video, he addressed criticism against him while also poking fun at his public persona. (more...)
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...)