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Listeria outbreak traced back to Riverina farm Listeria outbreak traced back to Riverina farm
- March 02, 2018

However, the investigation is ongoing and the rockmelons could have been purchased at any time between late past year and "recent days". "He's bending over backwards to work out where that problem is", she told ABC radio on Thursday. Vulnerable people include those who are over 70, pregnant or have diabetes, cancer or suppressed immune systems. However, be aware that the incubation period for listeriosis can be up to six weeks. (more...)
Armenia scraps normalization deal with Turkey Armenia scraps normalization deal with Turkey
- March 02, 2018

Armenia's foreign ministry spokesman, Tigran Balayan, wrote on social media that Sargsyan has declared the Armenia-Turkey protocols "null and void". Vahram Baghdasaryan, head of the ruling RPA faction in the Parliament, says the Armenian-Turkish protocols are not necessary if they are not going to have any impact and will remain just a document, reports Armenpress. (more...)
Students wary, hopeful, on return to site of Florida school shooting Students wary, hopeful, on return to site of Florida school shooting
- March 02, 2018

Relatives of the victims kept up pressure Tuesday in Florida's capital with emotional testimony during a legislative hearing to discuss raising the age limit to buy long guns from 18 to 21. She said they found nothing. While there were few open displays of grief, many students looked somber, speaking in hushed tones with their eyes downcast. (more...)
Court gives CBI Karti's custody for questioning till March 6 Court gives CBI Karti's custody for questioning till March 6
- March 02, 2018

The CBI and the ED produced documents of Karti's money trail from INX Media and said that its promoters Peter Mukerjea and Indrani had met then Finance Minister Chidambaram. Even Kumbhakaran slept for six months. "Thereafter, the complaint was forwarded to Finance Ministry when Karti's father P Chidambaram was Finance Minister". (more...)
Selfie make your nose size bigger Selfie make your nose size bigger
- March 02, 2018

Researchers at Rutgers and Stanford universities say you're not imagining the effect and have developed a mathematical model to explain how smartphones act as "portable funhouse mirrors". They at that point utilized the normal length and width of noses and heads to decide the apparent change in nose expansiveness in the two guys and females at a selfie separation of 12 inches, five feet and interminability. (more...)
If smokers get work breaks, non-smokers want time off If smokers get work breaks, non-smokers want time off
- March 02, 2018

Cigarette smoking is another leading cause of deaths in the U.S, that is denoted to be 480,000 every year. More than 40 percent of non-smokers believe they should get three to five extra vacation days per year, to compensate for all the time their smoking co-workers spend on cigarette breaks, a recent survey says . (more...)
Ivey: The Big Ten tournament shouldn't be in NYC Ivey: The Big Ten tournament shouldn't be in NYC
- March 02, 2018

Coach Chris Collins, speaking prior to his team's game against seventh-seeded Penn State (19-12, 9-9) on Thursday night in Madison Square Garden, ruled Law out for the week. Because at first it was just Coach telling us what we needed to do and us trying to figure out how to do it in different ways, but now just all of us absorbing what he's been teaching". (more...)
In change of heart, Miami schools chief snubs NYC job In change of heart, Miami schools chief snubs NYC job
- March 02, 2018

Alberto Carvalho had been wanting to meet with Perla Tabares Hantman, chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board, since last week, and the two finally met privately on Monday at his office, Ms. But Carvalho said his decision was not about money and that breaking the news to the mayor was "not an easy conversation". "The decision that I have made is, however, a decision I can no longer sustain", he said. (more...)
Senators seek to force vote to end United States involvement in Yemen war Senators seek to force vote to end United States involvement in Yemen war
- March 02, 2018

The draft seeks to trigger the War Powers Act of 1973, which enables US Congress to override the authority of the president and end war where it deems it unauthorised. In response, the US has provided support for the Saudi campaign. According to the United Nations, the war has killed more than 10,000 people and injured more than 40,000 to date. (more...)
NRA to block plan for higher age limit on guns NRA to block plan for higher age limit on guns
- March 02, 2018

That announcement will likely include goals for background checks and bump stocks, though whether age restrictions will be specifically addressed remains unclear, according to an administration official who sought anonymity to discuss private conversations. (more...)
Browns GM Dorsey will listen on No. 1 pick Browns GM Dorsey will listen on No. 1 pick
- March 02, 2018

The draft's No. 1 overall pick was traded two years ago when the Rams took quarterback Jared Goff with the first selection, which was acquired in a deal with the Tennessee Titans. In fact, he even admitted that he'll be willing to entertain the idea of trading the top pick away. Of note, general managers tend to lie this time of year. (more...)
Bangladesh border force put on alert as Myanmar mobilizes army on border Bangladesh border force put on alert as Myanmar mobilizes army on border
- March 02, 2018

Zaw Htay said he believed people were staying there to put political pressure on Myanmar's government and "create a situation where Myanmar security forces and government officials will remove them". Ebadi, who was Iran's first female judge and the 2003 Nobel laureate, blasted her native country and other Middle Eastern nations for not doing enough for the Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic group long persecuted in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. (more...)
Spotify files for IPO after losing 1.5 billion past year Spotify files for IPO after losing 1.5 billion past year
- March 02, 2018

Latham corporate chair Marc Jaffe, a former global co-chair of the firm's capital markets practice, is working with fellow corporate partners Benjamin Cohen and Gregory Rodgers in NY in counseling Spotify on its proposed public listing . (more...)
Netflix orders weekly comedy talk show from Daily Show breakout Hasan Minhaj Netflix orders weekly comedy talk show from Daily Show breakout Hasan Minhaj
- March 02, 2018

There's no title just yet, but according to The Hollywood Reporter , the show will stay in line with most other Daily Show spinoffs and will " explore the modern cultural and political landscape with depth and sincerity ". It's the latest in a series of bold forays into comedy and talk show television by Netflix. He's now featured on " The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" as a correspondent. (more...)
AAA: Costly spring gas price spike coming to a pump near you AAA: Costly spring gas price spike coming to a pump near you
- March 02, 2018

In Florida, the most expensive average gas price was $2.66 in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton area. At $2.52, the national gas price average is the cheapest pump price seen this month. "Consumers can expect prices to likely increase throughout April, May and into the start of summer". "The faster you drive, the more gasoline you're going to use". (more...)
NFL Mock Draft: Jets fly high with Baker Mayfield NFL Mock Draft: Jets fly high with Baker Mayfield
- March 02, 2018

Perhaps the Browns opt for Barkley with the first overall pick and look for their QB of the future with the fourth overall selection. USC quarterback Sam Darnold headlines with the No. The Lions are likely to add a running back - maybe more than one - this offseason. "And you've got a big group of big athletes you've got to hope and figure out". (more...)
High Court reserves order on plea of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs High Court reserves order on plea of 20 disqualified AAP MLAs
- March 02, 2018

Nitin Tyagi and Rajesh Rishi - were summoned by the police for questioning at Civil Lines police station by 4pm. However, they did not turn up. Senior lawyer Rebecca M John, Jarwal's counsel, told the High Court that the police had concluded its investigation in the case. (more...)
Two additional flu deaths reported in El Paso County Two additional flu deaths reported in El Paso County
- March 02, 2018

The flu has now been downgraded from widespread to regional. "The 10 percent vaccine effectiveness (VE) figure reported in the news is an Australian interim estimate of the vaccine's benefit against one flu virus (the H3N2 virus) that circulated in Australia during its most recent flu season", the website states. (more...)
British American Tobacco (BATS) Receives Neutral Rating from Citigroup
- March 02, 2018

Synovus Financial Corp now owns 8,797 shares of the company's stock valued at $589,000 after acquiring an additional 951 shares during the last quarter. Investec upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, September 8 report. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, February 25 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
PSBs told to chalk out plans to tackle risks PSBs told to chalk out plans to tackle risks
- March 02, 2018

The ministry also gave a 15-day deadline to PSBs to take pre-emptive action, identify and address operational and technological risks, and adopt best practices to tighten their systems, reports suggested. They will have to come out with assessment of their banks' operational risk management practices with best practices and identify gaps and areas for improvement. (more...)
Here's The Real Cause Of Whitney Houston's Death, According To Bobby Brown Here's The Real Cause Of Whitney Houston's Death, According To Bobby Brown
- March 02, 2018

Bobbi Kristina's death was eerily similar to that of her mother's; Houston drowned in a bathtub nearly three years to the day before Bobbi was found . That's just how I feel", the singer told Rolling Stone . He also talked about the person he blames for the untimely death of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown , who died in an eerily similar manner as her legendary mother. (more...)
Lassa Fever: UK Govt Deploys Support To Nigeria Lassa Fever: UK Govt Deploys Support To Nigeria
- March 02, 2018

On February 6, 31 people were reported to have died from the disease, which is caused by a virus of the same family as Marburg and Ebola . Lassa fever is endemic in Nigeria and several other countries on the west coast of Africa, including Liberia and Guinea, according to the WHO. (more...)
New Zealand vs England, 2018: 2nd ODI - Statistical Highlights New Zealand vs England, 2018: 2nd ODI - Statistical Highlights
- March 02, 2018

The 26-year-old produced a man-of-the-match performance in just his second appearance for England since being sidelined over a nightclub incident five months ago. Morgan notched his first ODI 50 in 11 innings off 48 balls before departing on 62 before Stokes brought up 50 off 54 balls with a six edged over the keeper's head. (more...)
Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant Alarming Number Of Women Smoke While Pregnant
- March 01, 2018

Smoking has for quite some time been known to raise risks that babies will be conceived before, more broken down and littler, however numerous women battle to break the dependence while conveying a youngster. The smoking rate was highest among pregnant women in their early 20s, followed by those aged 15 to 19. By education level, a little more than 12 percent of pregnant women with a high school diploma or GED smoked, followed by 11.7 percent of those with less than a high school diploma. (more...)
Study Suggests Pedestrian Fatalities May be Linked to Smartphone, Marijuana Use Study Suggests Pedestrian Fatalities May be Linked to Smartphone, Marijuana Use
- March 01, 2018

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association , almost 6,000 pedestrians were killed by cars in 2017. However, the researchers stopped short of saying that smartphone and marijuana use caused a rise in pedestrian deaths. First pointed out by cannabis attorney and editor of the blog Marijuana, Law, Policy & Reform, Douglas Berman , the GHSA research entirely omits data from California, America's largest legal weed state, despite using statistics from Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada ... (more...)
Couples clutching AR-15 rifles married at USA church's commitment ceremony Couples clutching AR-15 rifles married at USA church's commitment ceremony
- March 01, 2018

The ceremony at Sanctuary Church near Newfoundland started at 10 a.m. and wrapped up shortly before noon. Most were Koreans and all are firm believers that they are kings and queens wearing crowns - some made of bullets - and dozens were armed with AR-15 rifles. (more...)
Miami Superintendent Chosen to Lead New York City Schools Miami Superintendent Chosen to Lead New York City Schools
- March 01, 2018

A Miami-Dade schools spokeswoman says Carvalho hasn't accepted the job yet. "Alberto Carvalho is a world-class educator with an unmatched track record of success", de Blasio said. Carvalho, a Portuguese immigrant who grew up in poverty, came to the U.S. - New York City, in fact - as an undocumented teen in the 1980s speaking no English. (more...)
Teen arrested for 3 threats in 2 months to La Pine HS Teen arrested for 3 threats in 2 months to La Pine HS
- March 01, 2018

She was arrested February 22 on warrants accusing her of making terroristic threats and attempting to induce panic. The 14-year-old ninth-grader was arrested at his home Tuesday, said Catherine Martin, a spokeswoman with the Grossmont Union High School District. (more...)
Influenza strain causes intense flu season Influenza strain causes intense flu season
- March 01, 2018

Flu vaccine remains the best protection against flu and the CDC experts recommend everyone to get their flu shots. Now, the NIAID has made the development of such a vaccine "one of its highest priorities", according to a press release put out by the institute. (more...)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional districts Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional districts
- March 01, 2018

In it, their lawyer, Jason Torchinsky, acknowledged that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court probably would deny their appeal "in short order". That portends even more uncertainty as the May 15 primary bears down on candidates, voters and elections officials. (more...)