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Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament Rebels Take on SC in SEC Tournament
- March 08, 2018

Silva was one of five players to score in double figures for SC, which led by as many as nine points in the first half. Martin was disgusted with his team's defense and watched the Rebels almost rally in the final minute, but this late in the season, there was no sense to nitpick at Scottrade Center. (more...)
Power outages lingering in parts of NY Power outages lingering in parts of NY
- March 08, 2018

Some utility companies told customers that power may not be restored until later this week, around the time another storm could strike the region. Falling trees killed seven people, including two boys, in Connecticut, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia, according to local media and police. (more...)
Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported Dawood Ibrahim's top aide deported
- March 08, 2018

According to NDTV , Takla's arrest is being seen as a diplomatic victory for India as several of the accused in the Mumbai blast case have reportedly found safe havens in Dubai and Pakistan. At least 27 others accused, including Ibrahim Kaskar, continue to evade arrest and have been declared absconders. Keswani was talking to media outside the Thane Court, where he represented Iqbal Ibrahim Kaskar (the absconder don's brother) in an extortion case. (more...)
Babies Who Resemble Their Fathers Are Likely To Be Healthier Babies Who Resemble Their Fathers Are Likely To Be Healthier
- March 08, 2018

Studies suggest evolutionary imperative drives dads to dote on babies who look most like them. "Those fathers that perceive the baby's resemblance to them are more certain the baby is theirs, and thus spend more time with the baby", said study co-author Solomon Polachek, a professor of economics at Binghamton University, State University of NY. (more...)
Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment Independence Day Bombing: Okah sentenced to life imprisonment
- March 08, 2018

Charles Okah is brother to former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta MEND, Henry Okah. The defendants were earlier arraigned before the High Court in December 2010, and later re-arraigned in January 2011 on charges foretold in section 15 (1) and (2) of the EFCC Act, which states that when convicted upon, attracts life imprisonment. (more...)
Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway
- March 08, 2018

A SC man made a mess on a Florida interstate Wednesday morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned, spilling cases of beer onto the highway. The side of a Florida highway looked like the aftermath of a raucous frat party early Wednesday when an accident caused a semi-truck to lose its cargo, almost 60,000 pounds of Busch beer, according to the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office and WEAR-Channel 3. (more...)
OR passes 'America's first new gun law' since Florida shooting OR passes 'America's first new gun law' since Florida shooting
- March 08, 2018

Some of the aspects of the bill that many do not support include the fact that there is no ban on assault-style weapons and the bill includes a program that would give districts the ability to opt in or out of allowing teachers to be armed at schools. (more...)
2 per cent DA hike for Central govt employees, pensioners approved 2 per cent DA hike for Central govt employees, pensioners approved
- March 08, 2018

The Cabinet gave its nod to release an additional instalment of DA to central government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 1st of January this year to compensate for price rise. The Dearness Allowance is set to be increased by 2 per cent for both CG employees and pensioners. This financial pressure will reach Rs 7,090.68 crore during the 14-month period between January 2018 and February 2019. (more...)
F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea
- March 08, 2018

The Navy are stationing F-35B stealth fighter jets on an aircraft carrier in the Indo-Pacific for the first time in a clear warning to China and North Korea. "With the specific upgrades Wasp has received, the Navy-Marine Corps team in the Pacific is better positioned than ever before to support our commitment to the security of Japan and the region", he said. (more...)
Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear
- March 08, 2018

The Department of State Health Services issued a letter on March 2 stating participants may have been exposed to a person with the mumps at the National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) All-Star National Championship on February 23 to February 25, 2018 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas , Texas . (more...)
Florida Senate approves arming teachers, new restrictions on gun sales Florida Senate approves arming teachers, new restrictions on gun sales
- March 07, 2018

The Florida Senate on Monday night passed a comprehensive gun control and school safety bill crafted in response to the Parkland shooting by the narrowist margin. The families gathered outside the Parkland school for a news conference where they called for new legislation and funding for a variety of school safety measures. (more...)
Allegiant adding direct flights from Flint to Ft. Lauderdale & Myrtle Beach Allegiant adding direct flights from Flint to Ft. Lauderdale & Myrtle Beach
- March 07, 2018

Allegiant's Memphis-Los Angeles route began as seasonal service in 2016 before being added as a year-round route a year ago. Nashville International Airport is welcoming Allegiant Air to its lineup, with several low-priced flights starting in June. (more...)
Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened Jump In Overdoses Shows Opioid Epidemic Has Worsened
- March 07, 2018

New federal data show that IL emergency rooms saw a 66 percent increase in opioid overdose visits a year ago. The report found that emergency department visits due to suspected opioid overdoses continued to climb - about 30% - from July 2016 to September 2017 across the country. (more...)
Not good enough: Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain Not good enough: Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain
- March 07, 2018

The study was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association . One limitation of the study is that people knew which medications they were prescribed, which might affect how patients reported their own pain severity and daily functioning, the authors note. (more...)
RBS To Pay US $500m For Mis-Selling RBS To Pay US $500m For Mis-Selling
- March 07, 2018

The deal boosts the bank's United States settlement costs to $6bn in less than a year for bundling dubious mortgages into top-rated securities and pitching them to investors in 2006 to 2008, before the housing bubble burst. "Putting our remaining legacy issues behind us is a key part of our strategy", Chief Executive Ross McEwan said in a statement. "Home values plummeted. (more...)
Officials say 16 more flu deaths reported in SC Officials say 16 more flu deaths reported in SC
- March 07, 2018

The victims ranged in age from 53 to 92; all five were from New Castle County and all had multiple underlying health conditions. The flu remains considered widespread across ME, but the decrease in numbers may indicate the spread of the virus continues to slow. (more...)
'No Direct Link Between Listeriosis Deaths And Our Products' -- Tiger Brands 'No Direct Link Between Listeriosis Deaths And Our Products' -- Tiger Brands
- March 07, 2018

NUPSAW Limpopo would like to applaud Minister Motswaledi for his bold move to confront the White Monopoly Capital as we have a preliminary view that this is profit maximizing scheme by Tiger brands. RCL Foods, formerly known as Rainbow Chickens, saw its share price see-saw following the announcement. The authorities are also examining a second Tiger Brands factory and have not said when they could conclude tests on RCL Foods, which has a plant under investigation. (more...)
Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel
- March 07, 2018

John Boyega stars in Pacific Rim: Uprising, which hits theaters March 23. Going into the last episodes, fans were waiting to find out just how the show would explain why the band of intrepid heroes were never seen during the events of the Original Trilogy and in the end, Rebels delivered a neat way to reveal what the crew got up to during that period. (more...)
Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift
- March 07, 2018

Also on Sunday, a massive block of snow fell from a roof and buried a mother and her 7-year-old son just feet from the front door of their Kirkwood Mountain condo, authorities said. The area received rain the night before, which according to the parents, may have froze on the chairlift and may not have been cleared off before operation of the lift began. (more...)
FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes
- March 07, 2018

This is not the first time that 23andMe will be offering reports on the three BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations. Direct-to-consumer genetic tests have typically raised concern because of fears that people may not understand the information and panic or might be falsely reassured. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations Review for: Celgene Corporation (CELG), The Kroger Co. (KR)
- March 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Robecosam AG purchased a new stake in shares of Celgene during the third quarter valued at about $114,000. Spears Abacus Advisors Llc decreased Celgene Corp ( CELG ) stake by 1.87% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Indian Father Chops Off Son's Hand for Repeatedly Watching Porn on Cellphone Indian Father Chops Off Son's Hand for Repeatedly Watching Porn on Cellphone
- March 06, 2018

The man chopped the hands of his son when he was sleeping because the boy was regularly watching adult films and wasn't listening to him, news agency ANI reported. Qayyum is a butcher by profession and lives in the Pahadishareef area of the city. "On Monday morning, Qureshi chopped off the boy's wrist hand with a butcher's knife", he said. (more...)
Child marriage dropped significantly in previous decade Child marriage dropped significantly in previous decade
- March 06, 2018

UNICEF, which aims for human rights and gender equality, called child marriage " a fundamental violation of human rights " and set a global target to eliminate practice by 2030. As per UNICEF data, around 12 million girls are married during their childhood every year. One-in-three child brides today is located in sub-Saharan Africa. (more...)
Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware
- March 06, 2018

It did not matter if people lived in rural or urban areas - overdoses rose in all kinds of cities and towns. All together, emergency visits for suspected opioid overdoses increased by 35 percent across the 16 states surveyed. Men reported an increase of 30 percent, while women reported 24 percent. "This fast-moving epidemic does not distinguish age, sex or state or county lines, and it's still increasing in every region of the United States", she said during a media briefing on Tuesday. (more...)
Battered Congress says North-East poll results will not impact Karnataka elections Battered Congress says North-East poll results will not impact Karnataka elections
- March 06, 2018

Asked if the party planned to admit Janardhan Reddy, Siddaramaiah said, "There is no question of inducting Janardhan Reddy, who has looted". The Tripura poll results would have no impact in Karnataka, where assembly elections are expected to be held in April/May, as there was no Modi wave in the state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said here today. (more...)
Stoffel Vandoorne and McLaren endure troubled start to… Stoffel Vandoorne and McLaren endure troubled start to…
- March 06, 2018

Bottas racked up 86 laps on his way to P2, two tenths off Vettel's Ferrari on the quicker soft tyres, while Hamilton steadily progressed up the leaderboard before settling for P4 and 88 more laps to his name. But the British team will be frustrated at missing the majority of the morning session with only three further days of testing remaining before the new campaign gets under way in Melbourne on March 25. (more...)
Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake Healthy diet may not prevent effects of high salt intake
- March 06, 2018

Steps must be taken by food manufacturers too to keep the salt content in their products in a moderate range. High blood pressure can increases the risk of a number of conditions including heart attacks and stroke, however, reducing blood pressure even by just a small amount can also reduce the risk of these potentially fatal conditions. (more...)
81st Birthday: My major regrets in life - Obasanjo 81st Birthday: My major regrets in life - Obasanjo
- March 06, 2018

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, took a retrospective look at his life as he clocked 81 years on Monday, and lamented that his parents did not live long enough to reap the fruits of their labour on him. "For me, this day, I have nothing but to continue to thank God, appreciate Him, praise Him and worship Him and adore Him for all that he has done for me personally, for members of my family, for my extended family, friends, peers and for those who have worked with me". (more...)
PDP: Buhari's Planned Visit To Taraba, Others, an Afterthought PDP: Buhari's Planned Visit To Taraba, Others, an Afterthought
- March 06, 2018

Agerzua said, "The entire country is his constituency and he is at liberty to visit any part of the country for any reason if his schedule permits him". "Having received and studied the Reports, the President has chose to undertake an on the spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet and console the communities affected". (more...)
Israel Is Being Bullied By The UN, Nikki Haley Claims
- March 06, 2018

That just doesn't sit well with me, Haley said in her address to the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Haley meanwhile has spoken highly of the plan, commenting in another statement supporting Israel that "Jerusalem was, is and always will be Israel's capital". (more...)