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Florida shooting suspect is not a Democrat Florida shooting suspect is not a Democrat
- February 18, 2018

A grieving Florida mother used the opportunity of a cable news interview to speak directly to President Trump on the issue of gun control . "How about we stop blaming the victims for something that was the shooter's fault". One came last September, when a man reported a disturbing comment left by someone named Nikolas Cruz on his YouTube channel. At least 17 people were killed when a gunman entered the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday and opened fire on ... (more...)
White Nationalists Lied To Reporters & Right-Wing Media Dogpiled The Press White Nationalists Lied To Reporters & Right-Wing Media Dogpiled The Press
- February 18, 2018

The Anti-Defamation League also said it spoke with Jereb, who told it that Cruz was associated with his group and had been "brought up" by another member. The Gateway Pundit's Jim Hoft misleadingly claimed that ADL "used a larper on 4Chan to push the white supremacist conspiracy", omitting the fact that ADL called Jereb to confirm the post before publishing. (more...)
Cancer vaccine can 'train immune system to stop tumours developing' Cancer vaccine can 'train immune system to stop tumours developing'
- February 18, 2018

Similar results were obtained when Kooreman and his colleagues transplanted a mouse melanoma and mesothelioma (a type of lung cancer) cell line into mice. Although the tumors grew robustly in the control groups, they shrank in size in 7 out of 10 mice vaccinated with iPS cells plus the adjuvant. While control animals developed sizable tumors over the weeks following cancer cell injection, mice that received the vaccine tended to have smaller tumors, or tumors that regressed. (more...)
Core of BJP is 'truly democratic', PM Modi Core of BJP is 'truly democratic', PM Modi
- February 18, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is committed to the ideology of "nationalism", adding that party's core is "truly democratic". "Ours was a journey that began with greats such as Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya". "Forming a political party is not tough in India". (more...)
What Mueller's Indictment of Russians Means What Mueller's Indictment of Russians Means
- February 18, 2018

On Saturday, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley went even further during an appearance on Fox News . Trump also asserted that the indictment proved there was "no collusion" between his campaign and the Russians . The administration needs to be far more vigilant in protecting the 2018 elections , and alert the American public any time the Russians attempt to interfere". (more...)
Karnataka budget: It was a 'Modi vs me' pitch all the way Karnataka budget: It was a 'Modi vs me' pitch all the way
- February 18, 2018

Siddaramaiah also unveiled " Raitha Belaku ", a scheme to provide direct income assistance to relieve dry-land farmers. "I have presented a regular budget, which we will have to implement on our return". In a major announcement related to Bengaluru Metro, Siddaramaiah said necessary action would be taken to prepare a detailed project report for 105.55 km line under the Bengaluru Metro Phase-3, which will increase the total length of Bengaluru metro rail , including all phases, ... (more...)
FIR against JNU students for 'laying siege' to admin block FIR against JNU students for 'laying siege' to admin block
- February 18, 2018

As a result, the JNU admin officials have registered three FIRs against unknown students in the Vasant Kunj (north) police station. Justice V. Kameswar Rao, who heard the matter, directed JNUSU leaders not to "restrain the vice-chancellor" and other officials from going inside the administrative building, while allowing the students to carry out demonstrations at a lawn 1km away. (more...)
Chinese TV show features woman in blackface for Lunar New Year celebration Chinese TV show features woman in blackface for Lunar New Year celebration
- February 18, 2018

At one point, the African mother in blackface exclaims how much she loves China. This isn't the first time CCTV's Lunar New Year gala has come under fire. In recent years though there have been grumblings that the gala is taking on a more political tone and this year was no exception - with the whole event a kind of pageant to China's rising power and national rejuvenation. (more...)
European spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation European spy chiefs plead for post-Brexit security cooperation
- February 18, 2018

She was speaking at the annual Munich security conference in Germany in a bid to convince world leaders that Britain is not retreating from the global stage. May's critics will argue one key problem is her rigid adherence to a red line in the Brexit negotiations of leaving the jurisdiction of the European court of justice , which has made continued cooperation more hard. (more...)
It's Not Too Late! Get Your Flu Shot Today It's Not Too Late! Get Your Flu Shot Today
- February 18, 2018

From Feb. 12-15 at all Texas Health Resources hospitals in North Texas, a total of 326 Flu B cases were reported while there were only 159 A cases. The most recent deaths included a person who was between 50 to 64 years old and a person who was 65 or older. (more...)
CDC To Announce New Nationwide Flu Stats Friday CDC To Announce New Nationwide Flu Stats Friday
- February 18, 2018

Vaccines use a live strain of the virus harvested from eggs in a laboratory. And, federal health officials pointed to signs that this nasty flu season may finally be leveling off. "I'm a mom before I'm an employee". "Wash your hands and keep your hands away from your face", Arnold said. She says alcohol will likely make you feel worse. (more...)
Buhari hosts APC governors in Daura Buhari hosts APC governors in Daura
- February 18, 2018

The President and the governors were earlier scheduled to meet at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, but the meeting was rescheduled for Daura due to Buhari's engagement. According to the source, "very serious political developments", would be discussed at the meeting. " She died at about the age of 56, leaving behind 10 children, four of them male and six female, including one of President Buhari's Personal Assistants, Mohammed Sabi'u Tunde ", Shehu had said. (more...)
Norovirus at the Olympics: Case count climbs, Swiss report two affected athletes Norovirus at the Olympics: Case count climbs, Swiss report two affected athletes
- February 18, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea take place from February 9 - Feb. 25. His four-run time of 3 minutes, 20.55 seconds was 1.63 seconds ahead of silver medalist Nikita Tregubov of Russian Federation. Yun's historic victory and impeccable results have earned him the moniker of "skeleton emperor", by South Korean fans including South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (more...)
Abhishek Singhvi's wife has shares in Nirav Modi firm: BJP Abhishek Singhvi's wife has shares in Nirav Modi firm: BJP
- February 18, 2018

Investigation in both the cases and examination of others is underway.In ED raids on the premises of Nirav Modi and Gitanjali Gems in several locations in the country on Thursday, the probe agency seized valuables worth over Rs 5,100 crore. (more...)
NBA Rising Stars 2018 NBA Rising Stars 2018
- February 18, 2018

Clippers coach Doc Rivers raved about Simmons and Embiid — and said not to forget the second-year Saric — after his team was beaten in Philadelphia last week. Although this year's rookie class is star-studded, two names keep popping up when the Rookie of the Year award is mentioned: Donovan Mitchell and Ben Simmons . (more...)
World too strong for US in NBA Rising Stars duel World too strong for US in NBA Rising Stars duel
- February 18, 2018

It's easy to assume, but the game would've been much more competitive if their threes fell at a better rate. Quavo, of hip hop group Migos, had the first the two points for Team Clippers, and Justin Bieber had the first three points for Team Lakers . (more...)
Lovely's return a boost for Congress ahead of likely by Lovely's return a boost for Congress ahead of likely by
- February 18, 2018

With Sheila and Maken agreeing to set aside their differences to put up a united face ahead of the bypolls to 20 Assembly seats, the Congress also reached out to leaders who had quit the party. According to some reports, Lovely had quit Congress past year after he was upset with the party for sidelining him after the 2015 Assembly election. (more...)
Hyderabad couple arrested for beheading baby as sacrifice Hyderabad couple arrested for beheading baby as sacrifice
- February 17, 2018

Srilatha wasn't keeping well for the last four years, and somebody had advised the couple to commit "sacrifice" ("Nar-bali") of a girl child to rid the woman of "evil spirits", he told police. Police, however, investigated call data records of 122 SIM cards used in the area by residents and others, before and after the incident, and eliminated 45 suspects including 10 persons that Rajasekhar had named. (more...)
Genetic mutation from father may speed onset of ovarian cancer Genetic mutation from father may speed onset of ovarian cancer
- February 17, 2018

The study results appear in the latest issue of the journal PloS Genetics . This was hard to explain, but researchers at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered that a newly identified mutation on the X-chromosome, passed down from the father, may be linked to an earlier onset of ovarian cancer in women and higher rates of prostate cancer in men. (more...)
Falling crude price: FG may discontinue oil projects Falling crude price: FG may discontinue oil projects
- February 17, 2018

He pointed out that the low prices have their advantages, which are to compel review high cost of production, stressing that "even for the projects we are doing today, we are looking at it again to see if it makes sense; whether if the oil in the ground is not going to yield money to the Federal Government". (more...)
Number of flu deaths reported in IN rises to 195 Number of flu deaths reported in IN rises to 195
- February 17, 2018

Oklahoma has set a state record for flu deaths. Annual vaccinations are safe and provide protection for each flu season. Arguably the biggest reason that Americans don't seem to take the flu vaccine seriously is that it simply doesn't live up to our expectations for what a vaccine is, and how it should work, said Dr. (more...)
Williams Takes The Wraps Off New F1 auto Williams Takes The Wraps Off New F1 auto
- February 17, 2018

Sirotkin will partner incumbent Lance Stroll , who placed 12th in last year's championship, via a podium finish at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. It will face fierce competition from an ever-improving Renault outfit and a McLaren team that has broken free from the shackles of its Honda partnership. (more...)
Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline Women who clean at home or work face increased lung function decline
- February 17, 2018

The women who cleaned at home declined 3.6 ml per year faster in FEV1, and 4.3 ml faster in FVC. The population of 6,230 participants was examined three times over 20 years, as part of the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. Most of the women studied said they were the primary cleaners in their homes, compared with less than half of the male participants who reported being the cleaners in their own. (more...)
It's Not To Late! Get Your Flu Shot Today It's Not To Late! Get Your Flu Shot Today
- February 16, 2018

The CDC says in its first report influenza vaccines have reduced the risk of medically attended influenza related illness. Influenza A ( H3N2 ) viruses continue to predominate within the United States and CT although influenza A ( H1N1 ) and influenza B viruses are also being reported . (more...)
Wegmans Again Near Top of Fortune Best Companies List Wegmans Again Near Top of Fortune Best Companies List
- February 16, 2018

The list, now in its 21st year, is compiled by Fortune Magazine, with assistance from the global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work . Each company is scored on our analysis of anonymous employee responses to more than 50 survey questions on our Trust Index Survey, together with our evaluation of company programs and practices as measured through our Culture Audit assessment. (more...)
Maple Leafs trade Nikita Soshnikov to St. Louis Blues for 2019 pick Maple Leafs trade Nikita Soshnikov to St. Louis Blues for 2019 pick
- February 16, 2018

He told TSN.ca on Tuesday that he was feeling "pretty good" and just needed a couple practices before he'd be ready to return to game action. The Russian forward was recalled by the Leafs in mid-November due to a clause in his contract that required him to be on the National Hockey League roster or he would be eligible to return to the KHL. (more...)
SC to pronounce Cauvery dispute verdict today SC to pronounce Cauvery dispute verdict today
- February 16, 2018

This is a balanced verdict which protects interest of both the states. During the hearing, a 3-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that 20 tmc ft of groundwater in Tamil Nadu had not been accounted for and needed to be seen. (more...)
New South African President will Address the Nation this Friday New South African President will Address the Nation this Friday
- February 16, 2018

South Africa's main stock market index jumped almost 4 per cent, putting it on track for its biggest one-day gain in more than two years as investors welcomed Zuma's resignation after nine years in office plagued by corruption allegations. (more...)
TN Dept of Health says TN Dept of Health says "GET A FLU SHOT!"
- February 15, 2018

At the same time last season, only 44 people had reportedly died of influenza in the county. Victim ages range from 47 to 93-years-old. "We don't have signs of hospitalizations leveling off yet", said Schuchat, adding that during a past severe season that looked similar to this one, an estimated "34 million Americans got sick with the flu". (more...)
Medical marijuana will go on sale in Pa. this week Medical marijuana will go on sale in Pa. this week
- February 15, 2018

Medical marijuana in Pennsylvania will be available in pills, oils, tinctures or ointments. Since New Jersey's medical marijuana program launched, only patients with a limited number of conditions were able to enroll. The Altoona dispensary has not been approved at this point, so we do not know when it is going to open. Students themselves shall not be permitted to possess any form of medical marijuana at any time on school property or during any school activities on school ... (more...)