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Honda hint Fernando Alonso deliberately pulled out of Belgian Grand Prix Honda hint Fernando Alonso deliberately pulled out of Belgian Grand Prix
- August 28, 2017

Honda's findings, or lack of, led to speculation that Alonso had simply thrown in the towel and deliberately retired. The Spaniard made his feelings about Honda's continuing problems clear at Spa , where over the radio he said using the Japanese power unit was "embarrassing". (more...)
Netflix Takes Over California Pot Dispensary, Offers Show-Themed Marijuana Netflix Takes Over California Pot Dispensary, Offers Show-Themed Marijuana
- August 28, 2017

Netflix made the point in its press materials that it's not profiting off the sales of the product, which are for promotional purposes. The Netflix Collection special edition cannabis is only on sale this week and it is to promote new Netflix original show Disjointed . (more...)
Four cups of coffee a day may help you live longer Four cups of coffee a day may help you live longer
- August 28, 2017

The study was merely statistical - so could not prove that coffee was the cause of the improved mortality - but it echoes findings from previous research. Every extra two cups were associated with a 22 per cent relative drop in mortality - rising to 30 per cent among over-45s. A new large-scale study has found for the first time that Mediterranean coffee drinkers benefit from a lower risk of death. (more...)
Local schools taking precautions against West Nile virus Local schools taking precautions against West Nile virus
- August 28, 2017

The hours from dusk to dawn are peak biting times for many mosquitoes. Health officials are asking people to cover up, use an EPA-registered insect repellent with at least 20% DEET, make sure mosquitoes aren't getting inside your home, and reduce or eliminate any standing water. (more...)
Bengaluru: Depressed woman flings daughter from building! Bengaluru: Depressed woman flings daughter from building!
- August 28, 2017

Police arrested Swathi, a former schoolteacher; they believe she is mentally unstable. Tap in for more Bengaluru news! "She shouted at me and ran towards the terrace and threw the girl to the ground", a woman, who has been Swathi's neighbour for nine years, told TOI on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Pope Francis to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh Pope Francis to visit Myanmar and Bangladesh
- August 28, 2017

The visit to Myanmar will be the first by any pope to the country formerly known as Burma. VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is decrying persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and praying they receive "full rights". Many Buddhists across Myanmar regard them as illegal immigrants from neighbouring Bangladesh. The logo for Pope Francis' visit to Bangladesh has colored streamers in the shape of a dove, with a cross raised over a water lily (Bangladesh's national flower) within it. (more...)
Scientists identify miraculous drug that cuts risk of cancer, heart attack Scientists identify miraculous drug that cuts risk of cancer, heart attack
- August 28, 2017

The trial, Canakinumab Anti-inflammatory Thrombosis Outcomes Study (CANTOS), tested whether reducing inflammation among people who have had a prior heart attack can reduce risk of another cardiovascular event in the future. Researchers show the proof of a new biological concept that opens the doors to new ways of treating and preventing cardiovascular diseases in people who are still at risk despite standard therapies. (more...)
US Pacific Command Revises Assessment of N. Korean Missile Launches US Pacific Command Revises Assessment of N. Korean Missile Launches
- August 28, 2017

The United States Pacific Command has revised its assessment of the latest North Korean missile launches, saying that two of three projectiles fired by the North on Saturday morning did not fail in flight. South Korea and the United States call the exercises defensive in nature, but North Korea sees them as provocative and hostile, perhaps even preparation for an invasion. (more...)
Additional Arizona Red Cross volunteers being sent to Houston Additional Arizona Red Cross volunteers being sent to Houston
- August 28, 2017

Among the Red Cross volunteers are a grandfather and grandson who deployed together to Hurricane Matthew a year ago. The Red Cross has deployed nearly 100 local volunteers so far, a number organizers say is likely to rise. You can donate at any area branch. But perhaps the easiest way to help is to donate $10 to the Red Cross by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 . You can also help by making a donation to the Texas Diaper Bank . (more...)
Swimming Areas at Some State Parks Closed Swimming Areas at Some State Parks Closed
- August 28, 2017

Seven Connecticut swimming areas are closed because of high bacteria levels or the presence of blue-green algae. The waters will be retested on Friday, with results before noon on Saturday. "I haven't been here since I was a kid". "We're bummed, we really wanted to go swimming and we can't now, but we're having fun on the beach either way". (more...)
L'agression contre des militaires qualifiée d'attaque L'agression contre des militaires qualifiée d'attaque "terroriste" — Bruxelles
- August 28, 2017

L'attaque a été qualifiée de " terroriste " par le parquet de Bruxelles . Les militaires ont riposté par arme à feu. La police londonienne précise que deux de ses agents ont été légèrement blessés en procédant à son arrestation. La Belgique a été le théâtre de plusieurs agressions récentes contre des militaires ou des policiers ces derniers mois. Des perquisitions ont été menées dans le domicile de son auteur, qui a crié " Allah Akbar " à deux reprises avant de passer à l'acte, ont ... (more...)
Health service in part of Scotland hit by malware attack Health service in part of Scotland hit by malware attack
- August 28, 2017

The health board's estate includes Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride, Monklands Hospital in Airdrie and Wishaw General Hospital. At the time, NHS Lanarkshire expected a 72 hour outage, and CEO Calum Campbell attributed the outage to malware, with systems taken offline to contain the outbreak with help from its IT provider. (more...)
North Louisiana Red Cross is prepared to help Harvey victims North Louisiana Red Cross is prepared to help Harvey victims
- August 28, 2017

According to records, there were only a couple volunteers that deployed to past disasters. Almost half of the Red Cross's emergency response fleet, more than 150 vehicles, have been mobilized. But perhaps the easiest way to help is to donate $US10 to the Red Cross by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999 . Below is Tim Cook's tweet on Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, while you can donate via this link . (more...)
Dera Sach Sauda row: Situation in Punjab under control: Punjab CM Dera Sach Sauda row: Situation in Punjab under control: Punjab CM
- August 28, 2017

Ripples were also felt in Delhi and Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the violence that followed after Dera chief's conviction, Sandhu said that 52 cases have been registered so far while 926 people have been arrested. The broadband and Internet lease lines in premises of the Dera Sacha Sauda, Sirsa have been suspended till August 29. He is known as the " guru in bling" because of his penchant for bejewelled costumes, and claims to have more than 50 million loyal followers worldwide. (more...)
'Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?' investigative crime special on FOX 'Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?' investigative crime special on FOX
- August 28, 2017

Analogously, the Notorious B.I.G. was killed a little under a year later on March 9, 1997 in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles. The two-hour special, "Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?", will dig into the entangled murders of these legendary hip-hop adversaries, which remains among the greatest crime mysteries in pop-culture history. (more...)
Alex Iwobi ruled out of Nigeria's World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon Alex Iwobi ruled out of Nigeria's World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon
- August 28, 2017

Iwobi, nephew of legendary Nigeria star Austin "Jay Jay" Okocha, has played in Nigeria's first two World Cup qualifiers against Zambia and Algeria, scoring one of the goals in a 2-1 win in Zambia in October 2016. We need to fight to defeat them. "What I believe we can use to conquer the Cameroonians is to play as a team, if we play as a team; I believe we will get something positive. (more...)
Red Cross sending volunteers & vehicles from SC to TX Red Cross sending volunteers & vehicles from SC to TX
- August 28, 2017

Corporate giants are making big contributions to disaster relief organizations to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey. Apple this weekend has started accepting donations via the iTunes Store for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. It takes time and money to store, sort, clean and distribute donated items, which diverts limited time and resources away from helping those most affected. (more...)
Tony Nwoye Wins Anambra — APC Governorship Primaries Tony Nwoye Wins Anambra — APC Governorship Primaries
- August 28, 2017

The officer said fake delegates caught were moved to another location for further investigation. Southeastern politician, Tony Nwoye will be testing his popularity in the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State under the banner of the All Progressives Congress as he has emerged the victor of the primaries. (more...)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason
- August 28, 2017

On the drive, Hogan's five completions went for 67 yards. Brown, a legendary Browns running back from the franchise's glory days of the 1950s and 60s, addressed the team before they took the wet field in Tampa Bay on Saturday night. "I don't desecrate my flag and my national anthem". "I just knew that our guys would handle everything respectfully". "Any decisions that we've made have been all on us and obviously, for every guy, you talk to people, family members, teammates, whoever and you ... (more...)
Molson Coors Brewing Company
- August 27, 2017

The hedge fund run by Edward Goodnow held 66,768 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $7.05M, down from 131,065 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 62 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. Molson Coors Brewing reported earnings of $1.03 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 32%. (more...)
Anderson carries Broncos past Packers Anderson carries Broncos past Packers
- August 27, 2017

The Broncos beat the Packers 20-17. Defensive end Shelby Harris made a persuasive statement to make the Broncos active roster with four tackles and one sack. The Packers don't play in Denver very often, only every 8 years as the regular season schedule goes. Defensive end Zach Kerr also went down with a knee injury, and Thomas left with a groin injury. (more...)
Nigeria's D'Tigress qualify for FIBA World Cup Nigeria's D'Tigress qualify for FIBA World Cup
- August 27, 2017

The final quarter was nearly a nightmare for D'Tigress who could not match the fireworks of the hosts as the Malians won the quarter with 18-9 points but the result was good enough for the Nigerians to win the game with 48-47points to secure a place in the final and also grab one of the two World Cup tickets available. (more...)
Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid
- August 27, 2017

A Canonsburg woman will be boarding an airplane this afternoon, heading for Baton Rouge, La., as a volunteer with American Red Cross to help set up shelters for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Harvey continues to churn over Texas, as a tropical storm. The Red Cross said some areas could see as many as 30 inches of rain. "Hurricane Katrina was a Level 7 disaster (Level 7 is the highest level)", the Red Cross said. (more...)
Comerica (CMA) At $70.32 Forms Top; Agilysys (AGYS)'s Sentiment Is 1.52
- August 27, 2017

Arga Investment Management Lp decreased Comerica Inc ( CMA ) stake by 36.87% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc sold 9,642 shares as Comerica Inc ( CMA)'s stock declined 5.54%. 56,907 are owned by Northpointe Ltd Co. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 27, 2017

The Red Cross said some areas could see as many as 30 inches of rain. The American Red Cross cares deeply about helping everyone be prepared and safe. Donors can designate their donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by choosing that option when donating on redcross .org or on 1-800-RED CROSS. (more...)
Stop drinking coffee if you're struggling to lose weight Stop drinking coffee if you're struggling to lose weight
- August 27, 2017

Robin Dando, who is an assistant professor at Cornell University in the U.S., explains that when an individual eats food directly after drinking caffeinated beverages, they will likely perceive food's taste differently. Specialists who drank the jazzed mix evaluated it as less sweet. Professor Dando said: 'When you drink caffeinated coffee, it will change how you perceive taste - for however long that effect lasts. (more...)
10 arrested for arson 10 arrested for arson
- August 27, 2017

Section 144 disbars assembly of more then 4 people in an area. In a Tweet, he also assured Delhiites about adequate security arrangements being in place. - Dera supporters set power sub-station office on fire in Sriganganagar, vehicle at sub-station premises also torched in Rajasthan. Overall, an official at the Delhi Fire Services said they had received complaints of arson from nine locations including Anand Vihar, Khayala, Jahangirpuri and Badarpur. (more...)
Slaven Bilic's West Ham United job put under review
- August 27, 2017

But Benitez - speaking to the media via Mirror - is indeed still trying to "improve" conditions at the North East outfit, but insists that Newcastle have progressed upon "some" aspects which needed ironing out. We have got quality here, but we're just missing a little something at the minute. "We will see how he reacts". This is still only the beginning of the season. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: 'I have respect for Arsene Wenger' Jurgen Klopp: 'I have respect for Arsene Wenger'
- August 27, 2017

He said: "Alexandre is a player when you look at his numbers, his assist numbers are good as well and he's not an absolutely obsessed, selfish striker". "Alexis wants to play", added Wenger. Just as Klopp did, Arsene Wenger has also insisted that his star striker is here to stay despite numerous reports of the Chilean's dissatisfaction and links with a move. (more...)
Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26 Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26
- August 27, 2017

India has recorded 1,094 swine flu-related deaths in 2017, with the maximum 342 casualties being reported in August only, said an official report on Wednesday. As many as 12 swine flu patients are on life support and 11 are on Bi-PAP (bilevel positive airway pressure) machines. "Eighteen patients are being treated in government hospitals and 26 in private ones", a health department official said here. (more...)