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Rams agree to trade for CB Peters Rams agree to trade for CB Peters
- February 25, 2018

The trade will not be made "official" until the new league year starts on March 14. Through his first three seasons, Peters has developed into one of the top cornerbacks in the league who's earned a pair of Pro Bowl selections and a First-Team All-Pro nod. (more...)
Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Shreveport Bossier Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Shreveport Bossier
- February 21, 2018

Wednesday morning. Slow moving cold front to bring potential flood producing rain to parts of the Arklatex. The storm total for Macomb and Oakland counties are expected to be around 2 inches. "The latest data is now showing the possibility of strong thunderstorms on Saturday ", Goudsward said , adding there will be "more on that later". (more...)
Three aftershocks strike today after tremor hits Swansea in Wales Three aftershocks strike today after tremor hits Swansea in Wales
- February 18, 2018

Reports of tremors have come in from Bristol, Bath, Port Talbot, Swansea and Cardiff. "There has been a minor quake throughout South Wales....no need for you to contact the Emergency Services unless you have something to report ie:- injuries or damage", the South Wales Police in Cardiff tweeted Saturday. (more...)
Winnie Byanyima apologises over Oxfam sex scandal Winnie Byanyima apologises over Oxfam sex scandal
- February 18, 2018

Helen Evans, who was in charge of investigating allegations against Oxfam staff members between 2012 and 2015, told Channel Four television that abuse cases she had heard of included a woman who had been coerced to have sex in exchange for aid. (more...)
Southampton vs. Liverpool: Virgil van Dijk returns to former club Southampton vs. Liverpool: Virgil van Dijk returns to former club
- February 12, 2018

Liverpool - who had Virgil van Dijk making his first return to St Mary's Stadium since his £75million move - looked rather more switched on at the back in the second half and Southampton's chances dried up. Guido Carrillo starts up top. The Reds' most recent fixture was a 2-2 draw at home to Spurs last Sunday which saw the hosts take the lead twice despite it being argued that they didn't deserve the point. (more...)
Could drinking hot tea lead to increased risk of throat cancer? Could drinking hot tea lead to increased risk of throat cancer?
- February 07, 2018

These symptoms include persistent indigestion or heartburn, a loss of appetite, difficulties in swallowing, and weight loss, or pain in the upper tummy, back or chest. Lv and team studied the link between drinking tea at very high temperatures and the development of esophageal cancer in the Chinese population; China is not only the number one consumer of tea, but it is also a country with one of the of this type of cancer. (more...)
Top health officials knew about quack reusing syringes in 2017 Top health officials knew about quack reusing syringes in 2017
- February 07, 2018

Villagers in the area said they rarely saw the fake doctor change his needles, which is likely what prompted the spread of HIV. The lack of proper care has prompted many to seek out fake doctors for cheap treatment. Dr Choudhary continued: "We have lodged a police case against the quack and have started a crackdown on illegal practitioners who are playing with the lives of people". (more...)
Vaping damages DNA, may increase cancer & heart disease risk Vaping damages DNA, may increase cancer & heart disease risk
- January 31, 2018

According to the chemists, the damage caused by vaping increased as a person took more puffs of an e-cigarette. Professor Peter Hajek , director of the Tobacco Dependence Research Unit at Queen Mary University of London, believes that these results add nothing new to the debate on e-cigs and health. (more...)
Apple's Homepod smart speaker comes out next month Apple's Homepod smart speaker comes out next month
- January 24, 2018

Additional languages supported by HomePod's Siri will, presumably, be added in a future software update . Pre-orders will begin on January 26 for users in the USA, the United Kingdom and Australia. That's not always something its competitors can tout, though Google has touted the audio quality of the Home Max. HomePod can also be used as a speakerphone with iPhone for crisp and clear audio quality. (more...)
Apple's most expensive phone yet may be discontinued this year. Here's why Apple's most expensive phone yet may be discontinued this year. Here's why
- January 24, 2018

In a surprising turn of events, Apple's iPhone 8 was found to have outperformed the iPhone X during the holiday season 2017. But the idea behind the iPhone X won't be going away completely. Accern also gave news coverage about the iPhone maker an impact score of 46.2034208215665 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. (more...)
China rebukes U.S. military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea China rebukes U.S. military for alleged close encounter in South China Sea
- January 22, 2018

China claims virtually the entire South China Sea and has tried to fortify its foothold in recent years by transforming reefs into island outposts. The Chinese government has accused the USA of trespassing in its territorial waters after a U.S. (more...)
Australian Open Day 6 Highlights: Simona Halep survives marathon against Lauren Davis Australian Open Day 6 Highlights: Simona Halep survives marathon against Lauren Davis
- January 21, 2018

The 58th-ranked Chung beat a top-five ranked opponent for the first time with his 5-7, 7-6 (7/3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory in 3hr 22min on Rod Laver Arena . "I look forward to these matches". After such a dominant first set, it seemed that Kerber could completely run away with the match as she broke early on for a 2-0 lead in the second set. (more...)
CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion CBO: Reauthorizing CHIP Will Save $6 Billion
- January 14, 2018

Orrin Hatch, who heads the Senate's Finance Committee, CBO Director Keith Hall said that a five-year extension of CHIP would cost the government $800 million over a 10-year period. Since a September deadline passed without CHIP reauthorization by Congress, funding in MA has included a combination of fiscal 2017 carry-over funds and "redistribution funding" from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, according to the Baker administration. (more...)
Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross
- January 09, 2018

Eligible individuals are urged to schedule a blood or platelet donation today by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). They say that the need for O-negative blood is particularly urgent. "Hospitals don't take snow days, and neither do we", said Dawn Kaiser, director of donor services for Michigan Blood. (more...)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind marijuana policy
- January 08, 2018

Federal agencies have "not historically devoted resources to prosecuting individuals whose conduct is limited to possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use on private property". But in the aftermath of Sessions' decision, he seems to have backtracked from that position. "This is an industry that Oregonians have chosen - and one I will do everything within my legal authority to protect", Rosenblum said. (more...)
Jon Gruden Expected To Become Head Coach Of Raiders Jon Gruden Expected To Become Head Coach Of Raiders
- January 03, 2018

Jack Del Rio , who signed a contract extension last summer, is in trouble as the Raiders (6-9) have been the biggest disappointment in the AFC this season. According to Schefter and Mortensen, the deal could be structured in a way that would compensate Gruden if the ownership portion were not approved. "Today was kind of a microcosm of our season", Del Rio said after the Raiders' 30-10 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. (more...)
Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It? Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?
- December 14, 2017

Hetal Thakore, Medical Director, Doctors Hospital. At this same time previous year, there were not any. Emmanuel Kwadwo Tinkorang, has given the assurance that the Influenza Type A (swine flu) outbreak at the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) was now under control. (more...)
Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign Rep. Trent Franks expected to resign
- December 09, 2017

Andrea Lafferty, president of the Traditional Values Coalition, told CNN that the accuser - a former aide whom she did not name - said that she was asked to look over a contract to carry Franks' child. Franks said that his wife was in the hospital for an "ongoing ailment", and that this sped up the timetable. Franks said in his statement that the investigation concerns his "discussion of surrogacy with two previous female subordinates, making each feel uncomfortable". (more...)
North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Attacks Schumer and Pelosi in Response North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Attacks Schumer and Pelosi in Response
- December 03, 2017

The Democrats and most of the news media will work hard to present any looming or actual shutdown as President Trump's and the Republicans' fault. Senate majority Mitch McConnell accused the two Democrats of "a lack of seriousness" about the federal government funding issue. While it was unlikely the missile fired in the early hours of Wednesday could yet carry a nuclear payload, the missile itself probably had the capability of reaching the USA capital, or anywhere else in the ... (more...)
Record-breaking heat wave hits western USA for Thanksgiving Record-breaking heat wave hits western USA for Thanksgiving
- November 25, 2017

If you need to get outside to shop or run off all of that Thanksgiving day food, you're going to love the weather we have in story today across southern Colorado! The hot, dry conditions can be attributed to a ridge of high pressure lingering above the region, sending desert air flowing toward the coast, an NWS meteorologist told the Los Angeles Times . (more...)

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