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Medical Hurricane Harvey-displaced dogs and cats find a home in Atlanta
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey-displaced dogs and cats find a home in Atlanta

Debra Miller, spokeswoman for St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center , tells NJ.com moving the dogs from the shelters will help families affected by the storm stay close to their pets. If you want to help, there are plenty of local shelters, like Austin Pets Alive , where you can donate money . "It was hard to just be a part of it seeing people decide what they could live with for the rest of their lives", said Mr.

Medical Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena
Author: 0 Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena

The agreement is worth about $800 million (Canadian), according to three sources familiar with the matter. "To be honest, it wasn't that hard to find interested suitors", Doug Hopkinson, MLSE chief commercial officer said. While there's certainly some history to the name ("Air Canada Carter" remains among the more fun Toronto sports nicknames of the last few decades), there's not the sort of championship pedigree that made some so upset about the name change for SkyDome a while back.

Medical Women dress as nuns in bank robbery attempt
Author: 0 Women dress as nuns in bank robbery attempt

The women used a the nun's veil and wimple to partially cover their faces, with one assailant wearing sunglasses. Authorities say two women, dressed as nuns, showed tellers a handgun but left without taking anything. The women demanded money from a teller but fled empty-handed. Police described the suspects are about 5-feet tall with a medium build. The suspects are considered armed and risky.

Medical Gujarat govt need not rebuild shrines damaged during Godhra riot
Author: 0 Gujarat govt need not rebuild shrines damaged during Godhra riot

The bench comprising of two CJIs said that the government will share the funds based in its scheme and will not adhere to HC's ruling. Taking strong exception to his conduct, the Apex court had also slapped a fine amounting to Rs 1 lakh for filing a forged document in court that backed Asaram Bapu's claim for medical leave.

Medical FDA, US Marshals Seize Smallpox Vaccine Used for Stem Cell Cancer Treatment
Author: 0 FDA, US Marshals Seize Smallpox Vaccine Used for Stem Cell Cancer Treatment

The US Marshals Service raided a stem cell clinic in California to seize vials of a potentially risky smallpox vaccine being used to treat cancer patients, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in a press release on Monday. The agency announced plans on Monday for new policies and enforcement efforts to stamp out what it called "unscrupulous actors" peddling unproven, potentially unsafe, and often expensive stem cell therapies-including a freaky and troubling instance involving ...

Medical Malaysia denied SEA Games gold by own goal
Author: 0 Malaysia denied SEA Games gold by own goal

Malaysia are set to play Thailand in one of the most hotly anticipated fixtures of the Games. For Malaysian fans, tickets were sold at the Shah Alam stadium whereas Thai supporters had to purchase the tickets at the Malawati stadium, also in Shah Alam.

Medical MS reports 5 new West Nile virus cases, 41 total
Author: 0 MS reports 5 new West Nile virus cases, 41 total

Public health officials say West Nile virus was found in a mosquito collected from a trap August 22 in Wyoming. The fight against adult mosquitoes and the West Nile virus they carry will continue this week in southern Larimer County. Use a mosquito repellent with an EPA-registered ingredient such as DEET while you are outdoors. Wear protective clothing, such as long trousers, long-sleeved shirts and socks, when outdoors, especially in areas where mosquitoes are active and feeding.

Medical 50k Reward For Brave Cop Who Saved 400 Lives in MP
Author: 0 50k Reward For Brave Cop Who Saved 400 Lives in MP

Patel picked up the bomb and ran with it for nearly a kilometer to finally deposit it in a place where there was no habitation. According to eyewitnesses of the event, Madhya Pradesh Police constable Abhishek Patel carried a bomb - weighing 10 kilograms and 12 inch long - on his shoulder and ran with it for at least a kilometer to dispose it far away from human habitation.

Medical Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh in November
Author: 0 Pope Francis to visit Bangladesh in November

According to Reuters, the death toll from coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents reached 104 which included majority militants, security forces and several innocent civilians. The UN refugee agency said over 3,000 had arrived in the past three days, as people told of how they fled for their lives from Myanmar's army. "Let us ask the Lord to save them, and to raise up men and women of goodwill to help them, that they may be given full rights".

Medical Destiny 2 PC Beta Live Now, Full Version Coming in September
Author: 0 Destiny 2 PC Beta Live Now, Full Version Coming in September

Bungie also confirmed the presence of an in-game chat but also specified that a private communication channel for the teams will only arrive at the launch of the game scheduled for 24 October. Players may encounter issues including visual artifacts and performance impacts when using NVIDIA SLI. A new, never-before-played map, Javelin-4 will replace the console beta's Endless Vale map.

Author: 0 Belgian GP: Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory

There wasn't hardly any debris down the top straight, it was just on the first straight but the next lap we came around it was all gone. "People are like, "you don't look happy", I am happy but it's not over and I know the difficulties that may be up ahead being that Ferrari were quicker today", Hamilton said.

Medical Trump's media strategy could be working
Author: 0 Trump's media strategy could be working

Gingrich hopes that Trump will avoid taking shots at John McCain and Jeff Flake , because he'll need them in the fall to get legislation passed. " Phoenix crowd last night was fantastic - a packed house". He ran through many of his public comments on the subject, but left out his comment where he blamed violence on "many sides" and said there were "very fine people" at a white supremacist rally.

Medical Give blood to bolster supply after Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Give blood to bolster supply after Hurricane Harvey

MVRBC shipped blood components to Texas on Monday, August 28th and continue to offer support for the next few months. "This is preventing blood centers in the path of the storm from collecting blood supplies necessary for lifesaving transfusions at hospitals based in and around the Houston community".

Medical Higher Coffee Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Death
Author: 0 Higher Coffee Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Death

Researchers in Spain followed a cohort of almost 20,000 for a decade; according to their findings, participants who consumed two cups of coffee per day were 22 percent less likely to die than people who never drank coffee. Said Navarro, "Our findings suggest that drinking four cups of coffee each day can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people". A U.S. study found that three cups a day could significantly extend life.

Medical Why your morning coffee could leave you craving for sugar
Author: 0 Why your morning coffee could leave you craving for sugar

Researchers from Cornell University have found that coffee can temporarily alter a person's taste buds to make foods and drinks taste less sweet. "When you drink caffeinated coffee, it will change how you perceive taste - for however long that effect lasts".

Medical Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Eagles players must turn up and play - NFF
Author: 0 Nigeria vs Cameroon: Super Eagles players must turn up and play - NFF

Samuel made the last of seven global appearances two years ago. Rohr expects a full house on Sunday however, the Super Eagles will commence light training with the few players in camp today. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Friday, September 1 host Cameroon in the first with the return leg in Yaoundé on Monday, September 4. Already in camp at the weekend were the duo of Tianjin Teda stars Odion Jude Ighalo and John Mikel Obi .

Medical Local Red Cross volunteers helping in Texas
Author: 0 Local Red Cross volunteers helping in Texas

Gearou says volunteers are always a need for organizations like the Red Cross . CEO Tim Cook announced the efforts in a post on Twitter this morning as damage is assessed around areas of Texas where Hurricane Harvey made landfall. "I'm just thinking about the people involved and hoping people are staying safe and using their resources wisely", Catherine Rabenstine, Red Cross , said.

Medical Trump could lift ban on military equipment for USA police
Author: 0 Trump could lift ban on military equipment for USA police

According to documents made available to the Associated Press , Trump is planning to sign an executive order allowing the flow of excess military gear to local law enforcement agencies. "In fact, that stuff is disappearing so fast we have none left", Trump said. Law enforcement agencies throughout the state hauled in almost 4,000 pieces of surplus military equipment valued at more than $26 million.

Medical Hurricane Harvey: Salvation Army Tulsa will send units to Texas
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey: Salvation Army Tulsa will send units to Texas

The Salvation Army will be deployed on Tuesday to Pensacola, FL where it will get its assignment in Texas. Crews are expected to be in San Antonio, Galveston, Houston, and Corpus Christi. - Salvation Army officers and trained volunteers are on call to provide spiritual support and immediate disaster relief manpower when the time arises.

Medical AAP wins Bawana bypoll by over 24000 votes
Author: 0 AAP wins Bawana bypoll by over 24000 votes

The bye-election is important for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal who won the assembly by thumping majority in 2015, but failed to retain charisma in Punjab polls and Rajouri Garden-by election which was clinched by BJP-Sad candidate Manjinder Singh Sirsa in April.

Medical Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief
Author: 0 Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief

Collectively, they've survived two hurricanes and a tropical storm, and they weren't about to mess around with Harvey. It is Lukas' responsibility to make sure everything checks out. And then the next few hours I go - what was I thinking? The American Red Cross has information for those interested in volunteering their time to help.

Medical Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten forms off the Georgia coast
Author: 0 Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten forms off the Georgia coast

Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall Friday night between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas as a category 4 hurricane. An area of low pressure off the Southeast coast has become better organized and it could become the next Atlantic tropical cyclone early this week.

Medical Eden Hazard among Chelsea stars put through speed dribbling test
Author: 0 Eden Hazard among Chelsea stars put through speed dribbling test

He had featured a new 3-1-4-1 formation against Tottenham and it proved to be good but it's not something he would prefer to play every week. Since the start of 2011, Everton have won just one of 40 league matches away at a side that had finished in the previous season's top six (D14, L25).

Medical Google launches its new service to target depression
Author: 0 Google launches its new service to target depression

For this new tool, Google partnered with the National Alliance on Mental Illness . Clicking the option connects the user to the "PHQ-9", which NAMI terms a "clinically validated screening questionnaire" to determine a likely level of depression.

Medical Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes Near Yemen, 1 Service Member Missing
Author: 0 Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes Near Yemen, 1 Service Member Missing

Central Command. It's unclear what caused the crash , which occurred around 7 p.m. local time, and Central Command said was investigating the incident. - was killed in the first military operation authorized by President Donald Trump. Yemen is also home to what the USA considers the most unsafe branch of the al-Qaida terror network.

Medical Julian Edelman exits preseason game against Lions with apparent knee injury
Author: 0 Julian Edelman exits preseason game against Lions with apparent knee injury

Our models projected Edelman for 95.9 catches, 1,011.9 yards, and 4.9 touchdowns before the injury occurred. He jumped over the bench to make sure one of his favorite targets wasn't injured too badly. Edelman was evaluated by New England's medical staff behind the team's bench in a blue tent. Still, Edelman's career has been plagued by injuries.

Medical Your guide to Houston-area events canceled ahead of Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Your guide to Houston-area events canceled ahead of Hurricane Harvey

The Tigers are scheduled to open the season against BYU at NRG Stadium in Houston. The British band took to Twitter and their own website on Friday afternoon to make the announcement, saying, "We really wanted to play tonight, but sitting here all together watching the news about the storm we feel that we can't ask anyone to put their safety at risk".

Medical SC Verdict on Instant Triple Talaq Against Shariat: Jamaiat Ulama-i-Hind
Author: 0 SC Verdict on Instant Triple Talaq Against Shariat: Jamaiat Ulama-i-Hind

Taking a defiant stand, Jamiat general secretary Maulana Mahmood Madani said instant triple talaq was still valid as per the Islamic code notwithstanding the Supreme Court declaring it as unconstitutional and void in law. The Supreme Court had taken suo motu cognisance of this plea before pronouncing its verdict. "Any attempt to trample upon that should not be condoned.

Medical Aetna reveals HIV status of thousands in mass mailing
Author: 0 Aetna reveals HIV status of thousands in mass mailing

Aetna exposed the HIV-positive status of 12,000 of its members by mailing them letters about their HIV medication in envelopes with clear windows. It also demanded that the insurer take necessary measures to make sure such a breach doesn't happen again. The letter states that upon investigating, Aetna "confirmed that the vendor handling the mailing had used a window envelope, and, in some cases, the letter could have shifted within the envelope in a way that allowed personal health ...

Medical De Blasio says removing Columbus statue is on the table
Author: 0 De Blasio says removing Columbus statue is on the table

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, an ally of de Blasio and fellow Democrat, has called for the statue of Columbus to come down. Last week Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to form a special commission that would study the removal of confederate statues and monuments and other "symbols of hate" after violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia spurred by the planned removal of a statue of Confederate Gen.

Medical McDonald's to limit global antibiotic use in chickens next year
Author: 0 McDonald's to limit global antibiotic use in chickens next year

It said it had been asking suppliers to comply with guidelines on the use of antibiotics, adding that all its raw chicken had passed tests and spot checks by qualified third-party laboratories. According to some estimates, drug-resistant bacteria may within decades be causing more deaths than cancer. Health experts cite the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture-where the majority of the drugs are sold in the USA -as a major contributor to the problem.

Medical Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB
Author: 0 Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB

He said: "With this decision, universities are not to go below the minimum 120 cut-off points adopted by the meeting for admissions". "I do hope that those behind this reduction are aware that even candidates who pass the UTME at 180 and above now find it hard and tasking to get admission into Nigerian universities because there are more qualified candidates than the spaces available and because of the paucity of facilities in the existing universities".

Medical Commission calls for urgent change in Myanmar's west
Author: 0 Commission calls for urgent change in Myanmar's west

The report, which is considered important as the government has pledged to act on its findings, calls the situation in Rakhine a "human rights crisis". Other key concerns are the restrictions in access to Rakhine for aid agencies and journalists. "We propose a ministerial level appointment to be made with the sole function of coordinating policy on Rakhine State and ensuring the effective implementation of the Rakhine Advisory Commission's recommendations", says Commission Chair Kofi Annan.

Medical The better friendships, the better mental health teenagers will have in adulthood
Author: 0 The better friendships, the better mental health teenagers will have in adulthood

Those friends who seemed to be closer than others grew with fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression, but more self-confidence within their environments at adulthood. Study participants who didn't prioritize their social standing also confirmed higher rates of happiness. Narr and her team are now working on a program that will help teach teens the skills they need to build those crucial, close friendships .

Medical West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet
Author: 0 West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet

There have also been two confirmed cases of West Nile virus in horses in Adams County and two in LaGrange County. There is no specific treatment for the infection, the health district says, and the best way to avoid West Nile Virus is to prevent mosquito bites.

Medical Suspect in fatal SC bank robbery caught
Author: 0 Suspect in fatal SC bank robbery caught

The suspect was being sought. Council is wanted by The Wilson Police Department for a bank robbery at the BB&T on Aug 10th. Council was captured in Greenville, North Carolina shortly after 12 p.m. Conway police initially named Brandon Michael Council, 32, of Wilson, North Carolina as a person of interest in the CresCom bank robbery that resulted in the death of two employees Monday afternoon.

Medical Amnesty Says Civilians in Raqa under Fire 'from All Sides'
Author: 0 Amnesty Says Civilians in Raqa under Fire 'from All Sides'

The report urged all parties to the conflict to take all feasible precautions to minimize harm to civilians. The UN estimates that up to 25,000 civilians may remain in the city but tens of thousands of others have already fled, risking IS sniper fire and mines.

Medical Google launches 5-minute quiz to see if you're clinically depressed
Author: 0 Google launches 5-minute quiz to see if you're clinically depressed

The search giant is not the first in Silicon Valley to use its sway online to help people overcome mental health issues. Once you do, scroll down until you see the info card and press on "Check if you're clinically depressed". "By tapping "Check if you're clinically depressed", you can take this private self-assessment to help determine your level of depression and the need for an in-person evaluation", the organisation explained.

Medical Denmark police say DNA profile of torso matches missing journalist
Author: 0 Denmark police say DNA profile of torso matches missing journalist

She admitted that she didn't know Wall very well, but she said the two interacted a lot during their time together at Columbia. Numerous details of what happened to Wall are shrouded in mystery. Investigators said that Wall's head, arms and legs had "deliberately been cut off " her body. On August 21, following a joint request from Ms Engmark and the prosecution, snippets of information discussed within the four walls of the courtroom were released.

Medical North East pupils await first GCSE results with 9-1 grades
Author: 0 North East pupils await first GCSE results with 9-1 grades

Some subjects will be graded in a new way, from 9 to 1, instead of A* to G. A new system for grading GCSE results is being used for the first time this year, with the old A* to G grades being replaced with numbers from 9 to 1. No. The Department for Education says the old and new GCSE grading scales do not directly compare, but do align at some points. "And if they get a grade 4, they could have expected to get a grade C in 2016".

Medical Volkswagen To Launch Electric Microbus In 2022
Author: 0 Volkswagen To Launch Electric Microbus In 2022

Buzz, will go into production in 2022, as Road & Track reports . The I.D. Buzz shown in Detroit can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in about 5 seconds , with a governed top speed of 159kmph. Buzz undoubtedly has the original's genes - as it offers maximum utilization of space on the footprint of a mid-size passenger auto. The vehicle is expected to go on sale sometime in 2022.

Medical Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer
Author: 0 Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer

Men who take too much vitamin B-6 and B-12 over long periods of time "dramatically" increase their risks of developing lung cancer , according to a new study from Ohio State University's Comprehensive Cancer Center. So why might high dosages of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements in former or current male smokers leave them more vulnerable to lung cancer? Current smokers who reported 10-year use of vitamin B12 at doses greater than 55 µg per day appeared almost four times as likely to ...

Medical Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

The plaintiff alleged that her cancer was the "proximate result of the unreasonably unsafe and defective nature of talcum powder". "We are preparing for additional trials in the USA and we will continue to defend the safety of Johnson's Baby Powder ".

Medical Dera Verdict: Plea before HC to monitor security arrangements in Punjab, Haryana
Author: 0 Dera Verdict: Plea before HC to monitor security arrangements in Punjab, Haryana

The two States, Punjab and Haryana , are said to to prepare itself for a likely shut down until the 25th of August. "5,000 policemen are guarding different parts of Chandigarh where almost 35,000 dera followers of Dera Chief Ram Rahim have already congregated in solidarity with him at the local headquarters of his sect, the Dera Sacha Sauda ".

Medical England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends worldwide career
Author: 0 England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends worldwide career

Jagielka lauded Rooney and said England's all-time leading goalscorer, who has not played for his country since November a year ago, "looks as good as ever" ahead of the Three Lions' upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia.