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Suzy Names Lee Dong Wook As Her Ideal Type Six Years Ago? Suzy Names Lee Dong Wook As Her Ideal Type Six Years Ago?
- March 10, 2018

They recently started to get to know each other with good intentions and have feelings for each other. Lee's agency confirmed that the actor is officially going out with top actress and singer Bae Su-ji, also known as Suzy . The 23-year-old singer's label, JYP Entertainment, adds, "They are now in the process of getting to know each other". JYP Entertainment added, "We have checked with her and it is not true that they are dating again". (more...)
Study finds vitamin D lowers cancer risk Study finds vitamin D lowers cancer risk
- March 10, 2018

Because liver cancer progresses from hepatitis, there is said to be a possibility that the property of vitamin D of restraining inflammation lowers the risk. It also involved researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY. Participants were then monitored for 16 years on average, during which time 3,301 new cases of cancer were recorded. (more...)
United Kingdom helps Nigeria pay for prison wing United Kingdom helps Nigeria pay for prison wing
- March 09, 2018

The U.K Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson , says helping Nigeria improve its prison capacity will help free up much needed space in his country's penitentiaries. At the end of 2016 there were 320 Nigerian prisoners - 3% of the UK's foreign prisoner population - in British jails, according to Ministry of Justice statistics. (more...)
Wives more likely to donate a kidney Wives more likely to donate a kidney
- March 09, 2018

Editor's Note: On a personal note, this story is important to me because my father, Trevor Jackman, passed away in 2014 due to complications of kidney failure . The statistics are grim: Indigenous Australians are more than twice as likely to have indicators of chronic kidney disease and four times more likely to die from it than other Australians. (more...)
Holocaust museum revokes award to Suu Kyi and condemns Rohingya abuses Holocaust museum revokes award to Suu Kyi and condemns Rohingya abuses
- March 09, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi , the leader of Burma, has been stripped of a prestigious human rights award because of her failure to prevent her armed forces from carrying out ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity against Rohingya Muslims. Other countries are reluctant to directly intervene in the utterly inhumane treatment that Myanmar is perpetrating against the Rohingya, but we could perhaps bring worldwide shame upon her and her government by petitioning the Nobel Committee to revoke her prize. (more...)
Romania in top ten countries with highest share of women-owned businesses Romania in top ten countries with highest share of women-owned businesses
- March 09, 2018

The Mastercard Index of Female Entrepreneurs tracks the progress and achievement of women entrepreneurs and business owners across 57 markets spanning five geographic regions - Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, and North America."Women entrepreneurs have made remarkable strides as business owners around the world, even as they work to achieve their full potential". (more...)
Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201 Flu Activity Declining as SC Deaths Reach 201
- March 09, 2018

State epidemiologist Dirk Haselow told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Tuesday that it appears the flu season has peaked and should end in about five weeks. The rules ban children from patient rooms and limit the number of visitors to two adults at a time. That's the highest level since the swine flu pandemic in 2009. (more...)
Supreme Court allows 'living will' with strict guidelines Supreme Court allows 'living will' with strict guidelines
- March 09, 2018

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said passive euthanasia and advance living will are "permissible". The bench said that the guidelines will be in force till legislation is passed by parliament to deal with the issue, our New Delhi correspondent reports. (more...)
President declares emergency amid anti-Muslim violence President declares emergency amid anti-Muslim violence
- March 09, 2018

In the past, Sri Lankan Muslim traders and artisans had specific roles to play in Buddhist religious festivities, but these began to be frowned upon by Wahabi purists backed by Saudi funded new Islamic institutions. "We are obviously concerned over reports of the ongoing communal violence and we welcome the government's commitment to addressing the tensions and achieve reconciliation", he said. (more...)
Don't insist on appearance of Chief Secy, HC tells panel Don't insist on appearance of Chief Secy, HC tells panel
- March 09, 2018

The MLAs moved their bail applications in the High Court after a sessions court had also denied bail to Jarwal, who had challenged the magisterial court order. A city court on Thur-sday extended by 14 days the judicial custody of AAP MLAs Amanatull-ah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, arrested for alleged assault on chief secretary Anshu Prakash . (more...)
Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM Turkey's Afrin operation might finish by May: FM
- March 09, 2018

Turkey has rejected worldwide calls for it to suspend the Afrin assault in line with a UN ceasefire for Syria, which does not apply to ISIL, al-Qaeda and groups associated with it, or others deemed "terrorists" by the UN Security Council. On Jan. 20, Turkey launched "Operation Olive Branch" to clear Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militants from Afrin. In the face of Turkish aggression, repeatedly denounced by the Damascus government to the United Nations and other global ... (more...)
More Than 225 Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Oklahoma
- March 08, 2018

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health Thursday confirmed three more flu-related deaths. According to WRAL's Dr. Allen Mask, those numbers reflect only the deaths of individuals who tested positive for the flu and only those cases that were actually reported to the state. (more...)
Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men
- March 08, 2018

World Kidney Day is observed on the second Thursday of March every year since 2006. Dr. Malvinder Parmar, Medical Director of Internal Medicine & Nephrology, explains kidney failure such as "Diabetes is the commonest cause of kidney failure and we know that there is a relationship between lack of glucose control and complications like blindness and kidney failure". (more...)
Virat Kohli Says 'Women Better than Equal' on International Women's Day Virat Kohli Says 'Women Better than Equal' on International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

Virat Kohli was then playing a series of matches in South Africa. Apart from being an incredible cricketer, Virat Kohli has another talent which isn't even hidden anymore. The President said in his tweet on this International Women's Day, that, women are the inspiration for their families and also for the country who provide stability to the society. (more...)
Kidney dysfunction more common in women than men Kidney dysfunction more common in women than men
- March 08, 2018

The activities culminate with the annual Celebrity Sports Day on March 11 at the Vigie Sports Complex, and we're extremely excited about our sports day this year because again, it's all about the women. "Also, those who have had many children may be at risk of pregnancy induced hypertension, a risk factor for pre-eclampsia or eclampsia and these can impact on both mother and child". (more...)
Brock Boeser: Out 4-6 weeks Brock Boeser: Out 4-6 weeks
- March 08, 2018

Tavares' team high-tying 31st goal of the season gave the Isles a 2-0 advantage in the second period, but the Canucks answered with the next three tallies, including Darren Archibald's tying goal on a penalty shot late in the second period. (more...)
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...)