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Medical Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers
Author: 0 Trump suggests death penalty for drug traffickers

Opioids, including prescription opioids, heroin and fentanyl, killed more than 42,000 people in the U.S.in 2016, more than any year on record, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The summit was organized to focus attention on the national opioid addiction crisis and how to combat the epidemic. This is the President of the United States, by the way.

Medical S Africa listeriosis outbreak toll hits 180
Author: 0 S Africa listeriosis outbreak toll hits 180

This constitutes 27% case fatality rate. A veritable army descended on the Enterprise facility in Polokwane to collect samples there: representatives of the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, three foreign advisors from the World Health Organisation, and government inspectors from two different departments.

Medical Commanding Australia bat through day three to lead South Africa by 402
Author: 0 Commanding Australia bat through day three to lead South Africa by 402

Australian captain Steve Smith made 38 but was unable to bat with fluency in an 81-ball innings before he was trapped leg before wicket by part-time left-arm spinner Dean Elgar . De Villiers played nearly a lone hand in the first innings, making an unbeaten 71 as South Africa were bowled out for 162. De Bruyn made his way to 36 but, after barrage of verbals from the opposition, edged Hazlewood to Paine.

Medical SSC recommends CBI probe into question paper leak
Author: 0 SSC recommends CBI probe into question paper leak

Students from across the country have gathered outside the CGO Complex, where the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is headquartered, demanding a CBI inquiry into the Combined Graduate Level-Test following allegations of irregularities. In a major distress for the candidates the SSC had to cancel the second shift of the paper at one venue during this year's annual selection process.

Medical Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan beats Dangal's first day collections in China
Author: 0 Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan beats Dangal's first day collections in China

In fact, the distributors in China capitalised on Aamir Khan's massive fan following to promote Bajrangi Bhaijaan with his teary-eyed photos from the film's screening held in Mumbai in July 2015. After an impressive start, Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan witnessed a "super growth" on the second day of its release in China, reported trade analyst Taran Adarsh.

Medical Delhi Chief Secy assault case: CCTV tampered, claims police
Author: 0 Delhi Chief Secy assault case: CCTV tampered, claims police

Police said Laxmi Nagar MLA Tyagi claimed he was in Kolkata and sought a week's time to present himself for questioning. "Therefore, the FIR is a clear afterthought and motivated to falsely implicate the petitioner and others". While refusing to grant bail to Mr Jarwal, the court had said the situation couldn't be more alarming when lawmakers don't respect the rule of law.

Medical United Nations chief condemns killing of aid workers by Boko Haram insurgents
Author: 0 United Nations chief condemns killing of aid workers by Boko Haram insurgents

The attack was a further setback for President Muhammadu Buhari , who took office in May 2015 vowing to improve security and who has repeatedly asserted that the Boko Haram insurgency has been defeated. On Friday, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture said "more urgency" has been added to the search, which has expanded to neighboring countries.

Medical English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Manchester City 01 March 2018
Author: 0 English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Manchester City 01 March 2018

Rodgers coached in the Premier League with Swansea City in 2010-11 and 2011-12 and then moved to Liverpool, where he was sacked in October 2015 two months into his fourth season. "I can understand the situation". Wenger finds himself under pressure from supporters, former players and pundits, but he has stubbornly refused to waver in his stance.

Medical BHS students joining nationwide walkout against gun violence
Author: 0 BHS students joining nationwide walkout against gun violence

The threats were made February 18 and the victim reported it to the Palmyra Middle School, which called the police. Central Florida schools have become the center of numerous threats and hoaxes since the Parkland shooting. "We support peaceful assembly and self-expression and there are plans to provide space on campus if students wish to do that", said Eftychiou. The 14-year-old was arrested and charged with crimes including threatening to use a unsafe weapon, the Middlesex District ...

Medical Latest weather outlook for the North East
Author: 0 Latest weather outlook for the North East

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the man was later pronounced dead in hospital. Red warnings are issued when extreme weather is expected. It is the first red alert for snow in Scotland since a new warning system came into place in 2011.

Medical United States finds North Korea used chemical weapons
Author: 0 United States finds North Korea used chemical weapons

The U.N. request coincided with the United States imposing its largest package of unilateral sanctions against North Korea on Friday, intensifying pressure on Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons and missile programmes. North Korea is also widely suspected of assassinating Kim Jong Nam - the half-brother of DPRK leader Kim Jong UN - with a deadly nerve agent in Malaysia a year ago.

Medical Long-lost painting of 'African Mona Lisa' sold for £1.2m
Author: 0 Long-lost painting of 'African Mona Lisa' sold for £1.2m

Tutu , the iconic Nigerian portrait that was lost for decades, has sold for about $1.68 million. The event generated such interest that, in a world first, Bonhams live-streamed the auction to African audiences, hoping to engage eager bidders interested in bringing the painting back to the continent.

Medical Scandinavian study suggests there are five types of adult-onset diabetes
Author: 0 Scandinavian study suggests there are five types of adult-onset diabetes

Specialists said the study was a messenger without bounds of diabetes mind yet changes to treatment would not be quick. Diabetes Canada feels that the investment made should be more as the supplies alone can reach to $300 per month. Cluster 2: Called "severe insulin-deficient diabetes", this form was similar to cluster 1 - people were relatively young at diagnosis and were not overweight.

Medical Rain showers likely today with risky wind gusts Friday
Author: 0 Rain showers likely today with risky wind gusts Friday

Sunday Night: Rain before 5am, then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain. Wet weather tapers off Friday night with a few rain and snow showers around into Saturday morning. Prevailing southeast winds up to 10 miles per hour shifting to the southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. If the precipitation rates get quite heavy, that can help lead to dynamic cooling, which would better the chances for lower elevations to see a complete changeover to snow and more ...

Medical 18 new flu deaths reported, bringing state's total to 253 for season
Author: 0 18 new flu deaths reported, bringing state's total to 253 for season

According to this week's update, which tracks flu activity through February 24th, flu activity has apparently peaked in CT but remains high and widespread. "This flu season really reminds us how bad flu is". Like Pino, Dr. Richard Martinello, medical director of infection prevention and epidemiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital System, cautioned that the season is not yet over and people should remain cautious.

Medical Cameroon, Nigeria rescue over 600 from Boko Haram
Author: 0 Cameroon, Nigeria rescue over 600 from Boko Haram

Two of the aid workers who died were contractors with the International Organisation for Migration, working as coordinators at a camp for 55,000 displaced people in Rann, the United Nations said. She called for urgent funding to support 4.4 million people in Chad, including refugees, returnees and internally displaced persons, as well as the communities hosting them.

Author: 0 Griezmann Scores Four As Atletico Close Gap On Barca

Griezmann, who also scored a hat-trick in his last league game on Sunday, was still guarded about his long-term future. "I might have made mistakes, but not on what I'm doing on the pitch", Griezmann said. This is Seedorf's third attempt at coaching after brief stints with AC Milan in 2014 and a Chinese club in 2016. His first goal came on Wednesday in the 26th minute.

Medical Two dead after rockmelon listeria outbreak
Author: 0 Two dead after rockmelon listeria outbreak

ACT residents have been warned to throw out any rockmelon in their fridges following an outbreak of listeriosis caused by eating contaminated rockmelon which has led to two deaths in NSW. People are advised to contact their doctor as soon as possible if symptoms appear. NSW Health reported the outbreak of the bacterial infection on February 23 after an increase in reported cases across the state, before a connection to the fruit was made.

Medical Bangladesh protests against Myanmar troops at border where Rohingya shelter
Author: 0 Bangladesh protests against Myanmar troops at border where Rohingya shelter

Human Rights Watch said on February 23 that new satellite imagery reveals the government has been bulldozing scores of depopulated Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine. Bangladesh's border guard director, Brigadier General Mujibur Rahman said his agency has asked to meet with Myanmar border guards to resolve their concerns.

Medical Can Diet Adherence Help Cut Depression Risk in Adults?
Author: 0 Can Diet Adherence Help Cut Depression Risk in Adults?

The DASH diet that includes eating healthy foods with high nutritional value does not only lower blood pressure but also prevents osteoporosis, cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes, as per the Mayo Clinic . Depression is the most common mental disorder in the United Kingdom, with nearly eight per cent of people meeting criteria for diagnosis, according to the Mental Health Foundation.

Medical Cleveland Browns trading out of top pick would be bad idea
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns trading out of top pick would be bad idea

The NFL Combine is this week and the Cleveland Browns pretty much own the top of the draft with two picks in the top five. But as Dorsey repeatedly swatted away queries about where he had players ranked, he acknowledged there were many things he could do with the top pick in April's draft.

Medical Gov. Scott in Tampa highlighting plan to keep FL students safe
Author: 0 Gov. Scott in Tampa highlighting plan to keep FL students safe

That includes one officer for every 1,000 students per school, in place before the start of the 2018-19 school year. "I don't believe we should be arming teachers, I believe we have to make sure we have the funding to do superb law enforcement", said Governor Scott.

Medical Lassa Fever: One Ghanaian Confirmed Dead
Author: 0 Lassa Fever: One Ghanaian Confirmed Dead

But in an update, the NCDC said: "Since the onset of 2018, 325 cases have been classified as 317 confirmed cases, eight probable cases with 72 deaths". The NCDC is asking Nigerians to prevent rats from getting to their foodstuff. Since the outbreak of the disease, response activities have been carried out in all affected states and coordinated nationally by NCDC, the report stated.

Medical GOP legislators request block of congressional map
Author: 0 GOP legislators request block of congressional map

In its filing, the League of Women Voters said Turzai and Scarnati raised no new issues, and took note of a letter attached to their request for an emergency stay at the U.S. "No matter what, we have got to do something", said Sean Gill, chairman of the Lehigh County Republican Committee. Turzai and Scarnati submitted a proposed congressional map to the governor by February 9.

Medical Should non-smokers get more vacation days?
Author: 0 Should non-smokers get more vacation days?

The overview found that in excess of 81 percent of smokers said their nicotine breaks were reasonable while just around 25 percent of non-smokers concurred. According to the study's author, Joe Mercurio, a smoker who works is taking cigarette breaks the sum up, in total, approximately a week per year. Those surveyed said they would do so if they got 11 extra vacation days in return.

Medical Cambodian court orders temporary seizure of opposition party headquarters
Author: 0 Cambodian court orders temporary seizure of opposition party headquarters

Previous year the country's main opposition party was dissolved and its leader was charged with treason. "Mr Hun Sen needs this to show the worldwide community that Cambodians are satisfied with the current regime", the letter signed by CWCI chairman Men Nath said and pointed out that if the number of people casting ballot is below 50 percent, "it will show that the citizens are not satisfied with the Hun Sen regime and the global community will not accept the result of the vote".

Medical There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good
Author: 0 There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good

So maybe hold off on that nose job - at least, until you've seen a decent portrait photo of yourself. Most smartphone cameras have wide-angle lenses, says The Verge's creative director James Bareham, and close-ups with wide-angle lenses cause distortion that makes objects closer to the camera - like, say, a nose - look larger.

Medical Ronda Rousey makes her WWE 'Monday Night RAW' debut
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey makes her WWE 'Monday Night RAW' debut

Tonight at the pay per view, Kurt Angle, Triple H and Stephanie McMahon were in the ring with Rousey for the signing. That didn't please Rousey one bit and she got up in Stephanie's face before her husband Triple H forced himself between the pair and then he was dealt with the exact same thing that happened to him back in 2015.

Medical Iowa cruises past IL in Big Ten Tournament opener
Author: 0 Iowa cruises past IL in Big Ten Tournament opener

See the complete list of the All-Conference teams here. Nebraska comes in on a hot streak after winning eight of its last nine matchups including a 23-14 win at Stanford on February 16. Oden's pair of triples on the day set a new sophomore season record with 58 3-point field goals this year. Bohannon scored 29 in an overtime victory against the Illini in Champaign back in January, a game in which Iowa rallied from a 20-point deficit.

Medical Miami schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho says he's taking NYC job, changes mind
Author: 0 Miami schools superintendent Alberto Carvalho says he's taking NYC job, changes mind

Carvalho called de Blasio's offer one "that just hours ago I thought was the best offer for me" and said honor dictates he should speak to the mayor about his decision before announcing it publicly. "Educators all over the country want this job and we've had a huge amount of interest", de Blasio said. De Blasio said he had spoken with Carvalho at 8 p.m.

Medical Flu Deaths Top 100; Officials Say Season's Peak Has Passed
Author: 0 Flu Deaths Top 100; Officials Say Season's Peak Has Passed

That was also the reported total when the flu season ended. That's down from 340 the week prior. These factors include the number of vaccines administered in previous years, the predicted severity of the flu season and the amount of media attention the flu receives.

Medical Florida teacher 'Stephanie Peterson' arrested for sexual relationship with student
Author: 0 Florida teacher 'Stephanie Peterson' arrested for sexual relationship with student

Authorities also said Ferri used Snapchat to send the teen nude photos of herself. Now in Grade 8, the alleged victim was Peterson's teacher's aide, according to the report . Court records show she filed for divorce in February. Stephanie Peterson , 26, was arrested in Wednesday morning in New Smyrna, Florida after the boy allegedly confided in his parents.

Medical 'The Voice' Season 14 Premiere Is an All-Out Kelly/Blake Battle
Author: 0 'The Voice' Season 14 Premiere Is an All-Out Kelly/Blake Battle

The blind auditions begin February 26 for the first six episodes . Kelly Clarkson is set to make her debut as a coach onThe Voice on Monday, Feb. Each coach has the opportunity to block another coach during the auditions when vying for an artist to be on their team . Like I think a lot of people can sing.

Medical Milan Naval Exercise 2018: Maldives Declines India's Invitation to Participate
Author: 0 Milan Naval Exercise 2018: Maldives Declines India's Invitation to Participate

President Abdulla Yameen ignored India's advice against continuation of the emergency and convened a special session of the Majlish or parliament of the Indian Ocean archipelago to approve the extension for an additional month. The opposition alliance, which includes the parties of former presidents Mohamed Nasheed and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said they had enlisted British lawyer Ben Emmerson to advise them on securing United Nations mediation in the crisis, reported AFP.

Medical For Karti Chidambaram, Court Okays Gold Chain, Vetoes Home Food
Author: 0 For Karti Chidambaram, Court Okays Gold Chain, Vetoes Home Food

The prosecution said Karti needed to be confronted with other accused, including his Chartered Accountant Bhaskar Raman, who is already in custody, and suspects in the case. The firm was owned at the time by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, who are now in jail on charges of allegedly murdering Indrani's daughter Sheena Bora. Defending Karti Chidambaram , his lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi told the special CBI court that it was the then finance minister P.

Medical A Significant Amount Of Women Continue Smoking While Pregnant
Author: 0 A Significant Amount Of Women Continue Smoking While Pregnant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics . In excess of seven percent of women who had babies in 2016 smoked during their pregnancies, information discharged today by the CDC uncover . It was the lowest in California at 1.6 percent, followed by Utah at 3.0 percent, Texas at 3.3 percent, Hawaii at 3.6 percent and New Jersey at 3.9.

Medical Donald Trump's daughter doesn't believe claims he's a sex pest
Author: 0 Donald Trump's daughter doesn't believe claims he's a sex pest

While accusations against her own father are undoubtedly harder to face or believe, there is no valid argument for Ivanka Trump to expect that she shouldn't have to answer questions about the matter. The one successful way she can do both is play the daughter card, which worked, ultimately making the reporter look foolish. "I believe my father". Alexander asked the First Daughter .

Medical Saudi Hires First Female Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development
Author: 0 Saudi Hires First Female Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Development

Saudi analyst Ahmed al-Towayan, speaking on Saudi state television, said the new appointments were "pumping young blood" into local government while elevating young commanders into top military posts . BBC wrote that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , who serves as defense minister and is King Salman's son and heir, "is believed to be behind various recent" changes in the country.

Medical Japanese school kids choose 2020 Olympic mascots
Author: 0 Japanese school kids choose 2020 Olympic mascots

She added that she hoped Tokyo's mascots would live up to the popularity of Soohorang and Bandabi, the Korean mythological white tiger and Asiatic black bear mascots featured at the Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics, with the Olympics having ended last Sunday.

Medical Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?
Author: 0 Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?

A study of nearly half a million people shows varicose veins are a significant risk factor for deep vein thrombosis ( DVT ), and, to a lesser extent, pulmonary embolism (PE) and peripheral artery disease ( PAD ). Compared with the other adults, then, the varicose vein patients had slightly less than twice the risk of developing either condition. "Whether the association between varicose veins and DVT is causal or represents a common set of risk factors requires further research".

Medical Kate Middleton dazzles in royal blue for hospital visit
Author: 0 Kate Middleton dazzles in royal blue for hospital visit

She may be heavily pregnant , but the Duchess of Cambridge won't be putting her feet up any time soon, in fact she has a new work role. In September 2014, the royal couple announced that Kate was pregnant again, with Princess Charlotte being born at the same hospital on May 2, 2015.

Medical The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie
Author: 0 The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie

Director Smigel and Adam Sandler co-wrote the film which finds Sandler and Chris Rock about to become in-laws. Locations include City Stadium Park and Sid's All American restaurant in Glen Cove, Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn Heights, Broadway Mall in Hicksville, Floral Park Village Court, Oheka Castle in Huntington and the Glen Head Country Club, as well as spots in Carle Place and Syosset.

Author: 0 British American Tobacco (BATS) Shares Up 2.4% on Insider Buying Activity

It has outperformed by 1.08% the S&P500. National Planning Corp increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc ( BTI ) by 610.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested 1.3% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) on Thursday, October 5. Among 7 analysts covering Alere ( NYSE:ALR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

Medical Manila summons United States envoy over threat report
Author: 0 Manila summons United States envoy over threat report

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea discussed the global threat assessment with the envoy and asked the Philippines' diplomatic mission in the U.S. Medialdea likewise directed embassy officials to provide the USA with "accurate information on the realities happening on the ground in the Philippines", Roque said.