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New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most
- September 20, 2017

The spots with the least rates of normal exercise were Cedar Rapids, Iowa (45.6 percent); Akron, Ohio (45 percent); and the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton metro range in North Carolina (42 percent). Nearby Fort Collins had 67.9 percent of residents report they exercise regularly. That is the most noteworthy rate of general exercise measured since the survey was begun in 2008, the scientists said. (more...)
Smokers with HIV more likely to die of lung cancer Smokers with HIV more likely to die of lung cancer
- September 20, 2017

People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS , a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed. 'Quitting will not only reduce their risk of lung cancer but also decrease their risk of many other diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, and emphysema'. (more...)
USA Tops New Zealand 5-0 In Cincinnati USA Tops New Zealand 5-0 In Cincinnati
- September 20, 2017

The Americans improved to 9-3-0 this year. In addition, Crystal Dunn , the United States of America leading scorer with four goals and one assist in 2017, did not dress, and Carli Lloyd , who has been injured, did not accompany the US for its September series. (more...)
IPO Watch: SBI Life could be a good long-term investment IPO Watch: SBI Life could be a good long-term investment
- September 20, 2017

The price band has been fixed at Rs 685-700 per equity share of total 12 crores shares which are on sale by the promoters of face value of Rs 10 each. However, most brokerages have hit subscribe for the SBI Life IPO , with Centrum Broking stating in their note that "The issue seems fairly priced, considering SBI Life is a market leader in most of the parameters". (more...)
US Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer US Senate confirms Trump's pick for top Supreme Court lawyer
- September 20, 2017

The court has several potential blockbuster cases on its docket, including the challenge to Trump's travel ban on people from six predominantly Muslim countries entering the United States. Cooper then became one of the most sophisticated political operators in Washington, as well as one of the most formidable lawyers in the nation. Francisco then served as the acting solicitor general until Trump announced that he meant to nominate Francisco as the solicitor general. (more...)
Bourbon County woman seriously injured during shooting in SC Bourbon County woman seriously injured during shooting in SC
- September 20, 2017

As they were leaving the area to go to their hotel, he heard multiple what he called "pop pop pop" sounds. "Denise was a couple feet ahead of me". Brannon said he was on the track team as a senior at Bourbon County High School when he met Massey, who was in the seventh grade. (more...)
Trial Begins for Pharmacist in Deadly NECC Meningitis Outbreak Trial Begins for Pharmacist in Deadly NECC Meningitis Outbreak
- September 20, 2017

Nationwide, 778 individuals were affected, including 76 deaths. He was the supervisory pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center in Framingham. "I accept as without a doubt as I'm conversing with you at this moment that if something isn't done, we will rehash this", the North Carolina man said. (more...)
Tentative Contract Deal Ends Burlington Teachers' Strike Tentative Contract Deal Ends Burlington Teachers' Strike
- September 20, 2017

From my perspective as a homeowner, the issues behind the Burlington teacher's strike is our best case for adding Vermont to the states that prohibit teacher strikes, with severe penalties similar to New York State. Burlington's unionized educators and other school personnel have been walking picket lines over a contract dispute with the city school board. "I'll be candid with you - we're beat." said Bob Church of the Burlington Education Association. (more...)
Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award Wings' Allisha Gray wins WNBA Rookie of the Year award
- September 20, 2017

Sykes, out of Syracuse University, was named the WNBA's Rookie of the Month for July and August. WNBA President Lisa Borders made the announcement today at the Inspiring Women Conference and Gray received the award with Borders aside teammates Skylar Diggins and Kaela Davis. (more...)
Get your family vaccinated this season Get your family vaccinated this season
- September 20, 2017

Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. "I've never had one, and I'm doing fine without it", Ernest Lawrence, of Jackson, said. "Talk to your health care professional if you have questions about the flu vaccine and if there are other vaccines that are recommended for you", Hogan said. (more...)
'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistance 'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistance
- September 20, 2017

According to World Health Organization, based on the average 7-year development time from phase 1 to approval, the current pipeline could lead to the approval of 10 antibiotics or biologicals over the next 5 years, which the agency said is insufficient to tackle the impending threat of antimicrobial resistance. (more...)
United Nations chief warns against war with North Korea United Nations chief warns against war with North Korea
- September 20, 2017

In another development, Guterres said that the fear of nuclear peril was not abstract. "I condemn those tests unequivocally". Guterres, who is also the head of the United Nations refugee agency, said he was "painfully aware of the stereotyping of refugees and migrants as a scapegoat and seeing political figures fueling hatred in search of electoral gains". (more...)
Samsung to build its own 1000 fps camera to challenge Sony Samsung to build its own 1000 fps camera to challenge Sony
- September 20, 2017

You'll obviously need to already own a pretty great device in mint condition, and technically, you're looking at a limited 18-month lease here. The iPhone 8 comes top of the Single Core iOS Benchmark Chart with an average score of 4,195, closely followed by the iPhone 8 Plus' 4,128. (more...)
Mother fighting the flu for the life Mother fighting the flu for the life
- September 20, 2017

A Victorian woman is in an induced coma unaware she has given birth after coming down with influenza A while pregnant. Her baby boy was born five weeks premature. The flu has also claimed eight lives in Victorian nursing homes. Over the last month 10 people have died from flu complications, including eight-year-old Rosie from Melbourne. (more...)
Wild, Koivu Agree To 2-Year, $11 Million Extension Wild, Koivu Agree To 2-Year, $11 Million Extension
- September 20, 2017

Koivu has developed into one of the faces of the franchise and has been with the Wild his entire career since they selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2001 National Hockey League draft. He ranks second in goals, shorthanded goals, game-winning goals and plus/minus rating. Now in his 13th season with the Wild, Koivu is the franchise's career leader in seven statistical categories, including games played (843), assists (435) and points (614). (more...)
ICICI Lombard IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today ICICI Lombard IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today
- September 19, 2017

The company's two main shareholders - ICICI Bank Ltd and Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd - are selling a combined 86.2 million shares, or a 19 percent stake, in what is the first Indian IPO by a non-life insurer. Just a day before the issue, the general insurance entity issued 2.45 crore equity shares to a total of 64 entities as part of the anchor portion allocation for an aggregate amount of ₹1,625 crore. (more...)
ISI agent arrested for blackmailing a woman Colonel of Indian Army ISI agent arrested for blackmailing a woman Colonel of Indian Army
- September 19, 2017

According to the police, accused identified as Mohammad Parvez had sent morphed obscene images of the female officer to her daughter and threatening her to share it on internet if she refused to provide him defence information. A police officer told The Pioneer that during an interrogation, it was revealed that accused Pervez is an ISI agent; and he wanted to gather confidential information from the Colonel. (more...)
Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied
- September 19, 2017

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has observed that even though the grievances of members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra are germane, they can not attempt to box Igbo people into a narrow and separate geographical entity. Ogbizi said that the army recovered several exhibits including the coat of arms of Biafra from the suspects. It is the Governors who acted wrongly by hastily proscribing IPOB . (more...)
Almost 400000 United Kingdom customers' data may have been stolen by hackers
- September 19, 2017

The agency also is urging lenders to double-check any information they receive from Equifax credit reports and to be careful about any personal information on customers that they send to Equifax . Review every entry on your credit file and if you see an account or even a credit search from a company that you do not recognise, notify the credit reference agency . (more...)
Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on
- September 19, 2017

Boston University researchers have presented the most convincing evidence yet that playing contact football as an adolescent may lead to behavioral problems and brain damages later in life, per the Boston Globe . The researchers found no link between starting age and the results of the phone-based cognitive test. Dara Dickstein, who researches neurodegenerative disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, acknowledged the "game has changed a lot" over time. (more...)
Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County
- September 19, 2017

The person tested positive for West Nile virus and died earlier in September. In a small number of people it can even cause encephalitis, paralysis, coma and death. Such symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, headache, body ache, fatigue, nausea, and rash. "Additionally, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. (more...)
Research Suggests Taking Breaks From Dieting May Have Better Outcome Research Suggests Taking Breaks From Dieting May Have Better Outcome
- September 19, 2017

Researchers examined poop from 62 people who were overweight, and randomly assigned them to spend 26 weeks on the New Nordic Diet , which usese fiber in whole grains, or the Average Danish Diet. After the initial 26-week period, all participants followed the New Nordic Diet for another year. On the other hand, the diets didn't have a significant difference for the participants with low Prevotella to Bacteroides ratios. (more...)
Omar Ishrak Sells 140407 Shares of Medtronic PLC (MDT) Stock
- September 19, 2017

Medtronic Plc now has $111.24B valuation. The stock declined 0.43% or $0.35 reaching $81.77 per share. About 2.50 million shares traded. Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 22. Compass Point downgraded Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) on Friday, November 18 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11 teaser nearly reveals the face of the first contestant Bigg Boss 11 teaser nearly reveals the face of the first contestant
- September 19, 2017

Salman Khan to produce television shows; to have his own TV channel? Bigg Boss will begin its latest season on October 1. The myserious image being revealed on the Twitter handle of the show captioned the picture as, "Dekhiye Bigg Boss 11 ka live episode from the set!" While it's not official that this post tells the name of the contestant, Bigg Boss states that it's a "guess list". (more...)
Tracking Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Maria Tracking Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Maria
- September 19, 2017

Hurricane Jose is still far out in the Atlantic but it's producing rough surf along the East Coast. The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the southern New England coast, including Washington County, Newport County and Southeastern Massachusetts. (more...)
Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms
- September 19, 2017

What a ideal way to honor Jerry Jones " past and present with a Cowboys-inspired uniform in "Razorback Red'. In the house he built. "I don't know that I've had anything happen to me as meaningful as I have this gesture", Jones said in a video posted to social media by Arkansas Football. (more...)
Donald Trump says United Nations reforms needed, praises Antonio Guterres' policies Donald Trump says United Nations reforms needed, praises Antonio Guterres' policies
- September 19, 2017

The president "has had a deeply developed world view for decades in terms of reshaping [and] establishing fairness in America's relationships with other countries", the White House official said . US President Trump will later today address the UN General Assembly, his first such address since entering the White House. Many will be eagerly awaiting President Trump's speech as he was very critical of the United Nations during his Presidential Campaign in March 2016. (more...)
Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors
- September 19, 2017

But the authors said the guns had the potential to cause long-term vision loss. Parents are urged to be aware that cheap, unofficial bullets bought online using sites such as eBay are harder than the official versions. Stating their cases in a British Medical Journal case report, a resource for medical professionals, the experts wrote: 'This case series serves to raise awareness of the seriousness of Nerf gun ocular injuries. (more...)
Woman murdered by husband for failing to get MBBS seat Woman murdered by husband for failing to get MBBS seat
- September 19, 2017

However, the husband claimed that she committed suicide . She married her paternal cousin Rushi Kumar two years back and stayed at Rock Town Colony in Nagole. He had apparently set Harika afire after dousing her with kerosene, but - upon realising that smoke had begun billowing out of the house - chose to extinguish the flames with water. (more...)
Hurricane Maria forces Carnival to make changes
- September 19, 2017

Puerto Rico was last struck by a Category 4 or Category 5 hurricane in 1928. Maria has prompted a hurricane warning for Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the first occurrence of tropical storm-force winds while watches are issued 48 hours in advance. The storm was predicted to bring 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 centimeters) of rain across the islands, with more in isolated areas. (more...)