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Medical California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards
Author: 0 California DMVs now taking applications for Real ID driver's licenses, identification cards

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reminds state residents they can continue to use their current driver's license or identification card to board commercial aircraft or enter federal facilities that require ID. People who are not in the USA legally can not apply for Real ID licenses. Present proof of a Social Security number, through either an SSN card, W-2 or paystub with full SSN.

Medical Supreme Court to look into Loya case objectively
Author: 0 Supreme Court to look into Loya case objectively

The Apex Court, which made a decision to look into "all documents with utmost seriousness" connected with the death of Loya, who was trying the Soharabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, also took umbrage at Senior Advocate Indira Jaising, who during the hearing , inferred a possible future order that the Apex Court may gag the media in the case.

Medical Parents need to do their homework on school choice options
Author: 0 Parents need to do their homework on school choice options

Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public awareness effort created to shine a positive spotlight on effective education options for every child. If parents are interested in switching their child to a different school or considering homeschooling, it helps to start looking into these options in the winter.

Medical Body shame issues 'preventing young women from attending smear tests'
Author: 0 Body shame issues 'preventing young women from attending smear tests'

One in four eligible women (aged 25-64) do not now take up their invitation for a smear test , rising to one in three among 25-29 year olds. Robert Music, chief executive of Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust , said: "Smear tests prevent 75 percent of cervical cancers so it is a big worry that so many young women, those who are most at risk of the disease, are unaware of the importance of attending".

Medical Trump addresses anti-abortion march via video
Author: 0 Trump addresses anti-abortion march via video

Saturday marks Trump's one year anniversary in office. FESSLER: He's talking about Trump's appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Mary Gagnon of Ellicott City, Md., carried a sign that said defund Planned Parenthood , something else Trump has promised but Congress has failed to do.

Medical Padmaavat to release on Jan.25 as Apex Court stays ban
Author: 0 Padmaavat to release on Jan.25 as Apex Court stays ban

It may be observed that the freedom of speech is not absolute even under the Constitution of India . India's top court has rejected a bid to ban a Bollywood film featuring a Hindu queen battling a Muslim ruler, allowing for the fictional period drama to be screened across the country.

Medical Flu deaths reach 12 in Georgia as flu remains widespread
Author: 0 Flu deaths reach 12 in Georgia as flu remains widespread

Experts say that the best protection against the flue is a vaccine , adding the caveat that the vaccine may only be 30 percent effective at best. "This strain is included in this year's flu vaccine ", reads a public statement from the agency. "That hasn't happened in the last 13 years and maybe has not happened at once in the past", Dr.

Author: 0 Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) Given Buy Rating at Barclays

The hedge fund held 626,000 shares of the specialty insurers company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $23.64M, up from 557,927 at the end of the previous reported quarter. It also reduced its holding in Liberty Global Plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) by 471,908 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 3.04 million shares, and cut its stake in Cognex Corp (NASDAQ:CGNX).

Medical Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher
Author: 0 Federer requested night match to avoid Melbourne scorcher

Kerber needed 70 minutes to end Vekic's best run in Melbourne 6-4, 6-1. Sharapova should be concerned. "I'm really pleased with where my game is at at the moment", he said. You can't blame Sharapova's flat performance against Kerber on time away from the sport. And you can't blame her struggles on being banged up, because everyone's dealing with varying degrees of aches and pains.

Medical New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers
Author: 0 New blood test may help early detection of 8 cancers

CancerSEEK, is also far less invasive. Professor Richard Marais, a researcher at the Cancer Research UK, also relayed his opinion on CancerSEEK, "Detecting cancer early, before the disease has spread, is one of the most powerful ways to improve cancer survival and this interesting research is a step towards being able to do this earlier than is now possible".

Medical Looking for 'new ideas,' Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner
Author: 0 Looking for 'new ideas,' Baltimore mayor fires police commissioner

DeSousa was one of three deputy commissioners prior to the shakeup. Former Commissioner Davis could have put more officers on the street. The change in command at the Baltimore Police Department took many by surprise. "As such, I have concluded that a change in leadership is needed at police headquarters". He also said the current increase was deliberately timed to coincide with the first anniversary of a 13-day stretch - January 19 through 31, 2017 - during which the city had an ...

Medical Government Shutdown May Impact CDC Response To Flu Outbreak
Author: 0 Government Shutdown May Impact CDC Response To Flu Outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that, for the first year in more than a decade, every state except for Hawaii is grappling with an outbreak. Only 0.3% of hospitalizations were linked with co-infection of influenza A and B, and 0.2% with influenza virus for which the type was not determined, the CDC said.

Medical Principal shot dead by student in Haryana
Author: 0 Principal shot dead by student in Haryana

The boy was suspended from the school a fortnight ago due to poor attendance. "He hadn't attended school for the past four days", the officer said. The boy was caught by locals and handed him to the authorities, officials said. There have been series of such incidents in Haryana schools since past few months, one of them which has been in the headlines for quite a while now is the Ryan International Public School's case where seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur was murdered by a 16-year-old ...

Medical Trump forced to shut down federal government
Author: 0 Trump forced to shut down federal government

A government shutdown sees many federal employees sent home (or "furloughed") while others - including members of the military - may not be paid. President Donald Trump has put the blame squarely on Democratic lawmakers for the government shutdown, even though Republicans control the White House , the House and the Senate.

Medical Flu outbreak in Florida continues to grow
Author: 0 Flu outbreak in Florida continues to grow

Doctors and health officials say most of the time people are at higher risk for serious illness if they already have an underlying medical condition and then get the flu on top of that. In New York, state officials say a drastic rise in flu cases hospitalized more than 1,600 this past week, the Associated Press reported . Those affected most by influenza are people over 65 years of age and children.

Medical Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation
Author: 0 Rohingya refugee leaders draw up demands ahead of repatriation

According to the agreement, Myanmar has agreed to accept 1,500 Rohingya each week and return all of them to Myanmar within two years. Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the UN.

Medical Trump doctor: President 'has incredibly good genes'
Author: 0 Trump doctor: President 'has incredibly good genes'

Ranit Mishori, an attending physician at Georgetown University-Providence Hospital in Washington , said Trump received more screening and diagnostic tests than are generally recommended for someone at his age and with his medical history.

Medical Blood Test Found to Detect Eight Common Cancer Types
Author: 0 Blood Test Found to Detect Eight Common Cancer Types

Called CancerSEEK, it has the potential to identify eight cancer types from one blood sample. And it is exciting because it confirms the usefulness of simultaneously looking for a combination of different molecules - such as DNA, RNA, proteins or metabolites - that are complementary and increase the likelihood of detecting cancer.

Medical Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases
Author: 0 Illinois Jimmy John's asked to stop selling sprouts after salmonella cases

State and federal health officials are looking into salmonella cases linked to the sandwich chain. Two cases have been identified in IL residents. People in IL reported becoming sick on December 20 and 26, 2017. Anyone with symptoms of a salmonella infection after eating at a Jimmy John's location can contact their local doctor or health department. Symptoms of salmonellosis include stomach cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting.

Medical Government shutdown: How it could affect you
Author: 0 Government shutdown: How it could affect you

During Jimmy Carter's administration, when Democrats controlled the White House and all of Congress, there were five spending gaps between 1977 - 1979 that lasted at least eight days each. This whole process is a relatively recent phenomenon. As political wrangling went on in Washington ahead of a possible government shutdown that could start at midnight on Friday, Americans wondered what it might mean for their states, jobs and daily lives even as Republicans, Democrats and President ...

Author: 0 Tocqueville Asset Management LP Sells 11168 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

About 45,537 shares traded. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.15% the S&P500. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) gained 2.03 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $90.14. Therefore 20% are positive. 142,138 were reported by Usa Financial Portformulas Corporation.

Medical Super Bowl: Minnesota Vikings would be right at home on the road
Author: 0 Super Bowl: Minnesota Vikings would be right at home on the road

Bradford completed 27 of 32 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns in that game. A similar search for the New England Patriots returned the same image. PREDICTION: The Ravens rode the momentum of the "Mile High Miracle" to the Super Bowl by knocking off Brady and New England the next week. One thing the Vikings do well is stop the run.

Medical Montana Can Continue Funding CHIP Through Mid-March
Author: 0 Montana Can Continue Funding CHIP Through Mid-March

And thousands of federal employees will be placed on furlough - meaning they won't report to work Monday. President Trump says a government shutdown could happen and he blames Democrats. "At some point, we Democrats will not be held hostage to bad policies", said House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland. CHIP stands on the shoulders of Medicaid to cover children in working families who are not eligible for Medicaid and lack access to affordable private coverage.

Medical Nigeria's economy to grow at 2.1 percent - AfDB
Author: 0 Nigeria's economy to grow at 2.1 percent - AfDB

To this end, there was call for an increase in capital mobilisation to allow the bank meet its mandates for Africa, in view of considerable reductions in official development assistance. According to Dr. Adesina, the bank's current investments in Nigeria totalled $6 billion, spread over 73 projects. Adesina also highlighted the relatively unknown win-win situation that Africa's industrialisation can generate within the developed world, citing data from the report, which notes that ...

Medical Sunday Faleye's solitary goal secure maximum points for Nigeria
Author: 0 Sunday Faleye's solitary goal secure maximum points for Nigeria

The Eagles got the victor in the 79th minute courtesy a Sunday Faleye's goal. The win takes Nigeria top of the group on four points, one ahead of Libya. Nigeria now need just a point against Equatorial Guinea in their final Group game to advance to the knockout phase. The 19-year-old Faleye was the match victor for the home-based Super Eagles on 79 minutes, when he stabbed home a corner by Osas Okoro.

Medical Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24
Author: 0 Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24

Given that young people are now spending more time in school and are waiting longer to do things like get married and start a family the time when adulthood officially begins is getting pushed back, the BBC reports . Researchers at the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, say that many are choosing to delay the responsibilities of adulthood. But another expert warns doing so risks "further infantilising young people".

Medical Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down
Author: 0 Justice Department to Appeal Ruling That Blocked DACA Shut Down

The Trump administration has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a judge's ruling blocking the administration's decision to end protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants. With Democrats broadly supportive of the DACA program, Supreme Court review could give the administration more leverage in negotiations over immigration policy.

Medical Hot yoga no healthier than traditional form, say scientists
Author: 0 Hot yoga no healthier than traditional form, say scientists

Bikram yoga involves practicing 26 poses at 40 degrees Celsius. One group practiced Bikram in a hot environment; a second group practiced Bikram in a room that was 73 degrees; and a third "control" group wasn't assigned to either of the two Bikram classes.

Medical A Sushi Lover Pulled a 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His Body
Author: 0 A Sushi Lover Pulled a 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His Body

Banh continued examining the patient and learned that the man had been experiencing cramping, abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. He did, be that as it may, tell Banh "I eat crude salmon relatively consistently", the specialist said amid the podcast.

Medical Asda and Aldi cease vitality drink gross sales to under-16s
Author: 0 Asda and Aldi cease vitality drink gross sales to under-16s

A single 500ml can of a typical high street energy drink contains 160mg of caffeine - equivalent to around two shots of espresso coffee, says the BBC . The change will come into force in all of Aldi's stores in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 1 March. Andrew Murray, Asda's chief customer officer, said: " We take our responsibilities as a retailer seriously and work hard to ensure we get the balance right between offering choice and doing the right thing ".

Medical Court Affirms Proscription of Biafra Group
Author: 0 Court Affirms Proscription of Biafra Group

He dismissed the contention of IPOB's lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor , who submitted that IPOB not being registered in Nigeria but only registered in some other countries, could not be sued in Nigeria. Justice Kafarati said he was persuaded by an affidavit evidence and exhibits the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN , adduced before the court, which he said showed that existence of the IPOB constituted a threat to national security.

Medical Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says
Author: 0 Russia Wont Support US Attempts to 'Fix' Iran Nuclear Deal, FM Says

Since Trump's inauguration a year ago, the USA has also imposed many rounds of sanctions against legal and natural persons, associating them with Iran's conventional missile program. Haley described Iran as "the leading cause of instability in an unstable part of the world", saying it supports "terrorists, proxy militants, and murderers like [Syrian President] Bashar al-Assad".

Medical Facebook adds livestream features to old videos
Author: 0 Facebook adds livestream features to old videos

Watch Party will allow group admins and moderators to select any publicly-available live or recorded video on the platform for the group's viewing pleasure. Watch Parties is rolling out as a test version first with a small selection of Facebook Groups. "As we think about video on Facebook, we're focused on creating experiences that bring people closer together and inspire human connection instead of passive consumption", says Simo.

Medical Cold weather not expected to delay Atlas V launch
Author: 0 Cold weather not expected to delay Atlas V launch

Friday's mission will continue the ongoing modernization of the United States' missile monitoring technology. United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Thursday night (Jan. The SBIRS GEO Flight 4 spacecraft, built by Lockheed Martin, will join three similar satellites launched on Atlas 5 missions in 2011, 2013 and 2017.

Medical Baker Mayfield to Kenny Stills: '#GetMeToMiami'
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield to Kenny Stills: '#GetMeToMiami'

If he has his way, he'll be slinging passes to Kenny Stills and the rest of the Miami Dolphins' receiving corps. Reigning Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma will also play for the North team, along with Washington State's Luke Falk and Nebraska's Tanner Lee.

Medical Punjab CM accepts power minister Rana Gurjit's resignation
Author: 0 Punjab CM accepts power minister Rana Gurjit's resignation

The MLA from Kapurthala said that he had tendered his resignation on moral grounds as the opposition in Punjab had been trying to corner the chief minister by making false allegations against him (Rana) and was demanding his resignation. "I resigned in the interest of the party and I welcome it (acceptance of resignation)", he said. To a question on the Punjab and Haryana High Court setting aside the appointment of retired IAS officer Suresh Kumar as Chief Minister Amarinder Singhs principal ...

Medical North And South Korea's Warm Relations Over Ice Hockey
Author: 0 North And South Korea's Warm Relations Over Ice Hockey

One event was the world table tennis championships in Chiba, Japan , where the women's team won the championship by beating the powerful Chinese, and the other was football's World Youth Championship in Portugal, where the Korean team reached the quarterfinals.

Medical Spotify launches visual podcast platform Spotlight
Author: 0 Spotify launches visual podcast platform Spotlight

How does Spotify Spotlight work? The format doesn't change much about Spotify's interface as it now exists, but rather supplements the listening experience. With this expansion into visual content, Spotify also furthers its current competition with YouTube as well. Spotlight is the first major feature announcement we've seen from Spotify this year, which may prove significant as the popular music streaming company is expected to launch an IPO sometime in this year's first ...

Medical Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Chatara grabs four as Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka

All they required was to rotate the strike instead of trying to hit every ball into the pavillion. The transaction was facilitated by Lagardère Sports, the global marketing consultant of Sri Lanka Cricket for Nidahas Trophy. However, lack of support from the other end, resulted in another defeat for the men in blue. "In the first 10 overs, we gave them a really good start", he said.

Medical Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop
Author: 0 Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop

Researchers ultimately determined there is a strong link between repeated hits to the head, even those that don't result in concussions, and CTE - findings which likely will force leagues such as NASCAR and the NFL to revisit their concussion protocols.

Medical Mayon lava flow advances 3 kilometers from crater
Author: 0 Mayon lava flow advances 3 kilometers from crater

A total of 38,939 individuals from 36 barangays in Albay have been evacuated according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). Evacuations began Saturday after an ash eruption in the late afternoon. "We can't see the lava flow because now the volcano is surrounded by clouds".

Medical Arizona unemployment rises to 4.5 percent in December
Author: 0 Arizona unemployment rises to 4.5 percent in December

The rate was 3.2 percent in November, which means 6,800 people got off unemployment in December. "Throughout 2017, the Commonwealth continued to experience steady economic growth, adding 63,000 jobs, over 64,000 additional residents participating in the labor force, and closing out the year with a low unemployment rate of 3.5 percent", Labor and Workforce Development Secretary Rosalin Acosta said in a statement.

Medical Teva hit as USA hospitals form generic drug rival
Author: 0 Teva hit as USA hospitals form generic drug rival

There are a number of explanations for generic drug shortages. But even off-patent drugs are part of the drug price dilemma. The formation of the new not-for-profit generic drug company will be guided by an Advisory Committee that includes a roster of well-known experts from the pharmaceutical industry, business, and government.

Medical Report outlines options for state income tax change
Author: 0 Report outlines options for state income tax change

However, the governor also says he wants to lower taxes for those making under $300,000 per year. "Instead of charging a tax rate on the income of employees, we charge it on wages paid by employers", he said during a conference call with reporters Wednesday.

Medical PHE issues new measles warning as number of cases increases
Author: 0 PHE issues new measles warning as number of cases increases

Less than one in 1,000 measles cases result in more serious issues involving the nervous system, such as inflammation of the brain, a quarter of those can result in brain damage. Unvaccinated people travelling to Romania and Italy, where there are now large outbreaks of measles, are at particularly high risk. PHE has linked the recent surge in cases to ongoing large outbreaks of the measles infection in Europe.

Medical West Sussex hit by fresh snow and ice warning
Author: 0 West Sussex hit by fresh snow and ice warning

England and Wales will not escape the severe weather, with a yellow warning for snow and ice in place from 4 a.m. on Tuesday until late on Wednesday. According to weathermen, Scotland, parts of Northern Ireland and the far North of England could witness heavy rains which could turn into sleet, hail and snow.

Medical Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson looks good in return from injury
Author: 0 Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson looks good in return from injury

The Thunder have a chance to extend their current win streak to 3 games. The Lakers have been playing much better lately, but they really struggled without their leading scorer on Monday. With Ball on the floor, Lakers opponents shoot 44.6 percent from the field. He was one of two Lakers to score in double figures. As of Wednesday evening, 56% of betting tickets and 79% of the money is on the Thunder to cover the spread.

Medical SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush
Author: 0 SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush

Doty ". Doty had been with the department for over 11 years. Detective Doty began working at the York County Sheriff's Office on May 22, 2006. During the search, deputies said McCall allegedly fired more shots, injuring three officers.

Medical One million Rohingya in refugee camps: Bangladesh
Author: 0 One million Rohingya in refugee camps: Bangladesh

Burma/Myanmar - Approximately 5,000 Buddhist protesters gathered in Mrauk U on Wednesday, protesting a ban on their freedom to gather in remembrance of the Kingdom of Arakan, which ended in 1784. More than half a million arrived previous year following military reprisals against Rohingya rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine state. "Until they consider us citizens we won't go back", he said.