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Nigerians React As Benue Govt Buries Attack Victims

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Bello-Torob also lauded the government for deploying soldiers to the affected three states: Taraba, Benue and Nasarawa to maintain law and order as well as prevent possible escalation of the crisis. He urged Taraba and Benue State Governments to reconsider the anti-grazing law they established recently in the interest of peace and unity of the country. Read More »

Red Cross facing blood shortage due to extreme weather

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The American Red Cross says they've had to cancel more than 150 blood drives this season due to the weather. Mendota: Jan. 12 - noon-5 p.m., OSF St. Since blood cannot be manufactured, the only blood that the Red Cross or other organizations can collect is through volunteer donors. Donors must be at least 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in general good health and feeling well. Read More »

Homeowners should test for radon

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It moves upward through the soil and enters buildings through cracks and openings in the foundation floor or walls. Almost 40 percent of Idaho homes tested for radon have higher than recommended levels, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.The naturally occurring radioactive gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer, following smoking. Read More »

Doctors warn parents about risky 'Tide Pod Challenge'

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These incidents led Tide to redesign the packaging to keep the pods out of children's reach and also give instructions on how to use the product safely. In 2017, poison control centers received more than 10,500 reports of exposure to the detergent pods by children 5 and younger. Two of the deaths involved young children; eight involved seniors with dementia. Read More »

Provides 119 total yards in playoff loss

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Over 3 million boxes of Flutie Flakes were sold during Flutie's run with the Bills at the end of last century with all proceeds benefiting autism research (Flutie's son Doug Jr. On the Jaguars' first seven possessions, they punted six times and gained only 110 total yards. "Concerning that No. 20 (Ramsey) was out there", McCoy said, "I thought we were going to run it". Read More »

Use of non-cigarette tobacco products tied to teen smoking

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For example, smokeless tobacco use is higher among rural white adolescents, while cigarillo use is seen more often among lower-income African-American teens, she said. "Youths who had tried more than one type of tobacco product at baseline had 3.81 greater adjusted odds of past 30-day cigarette smoking at follow-up than did baseline never-tobacco users". Read More »

Green Bay Overhauling Coaching Staff

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Offensive coordinator Edgar Bennett, a Packers running back from 1992-97, and longtime defensive coordinator Dom Capers were both dismissed. On the offensive side, McCarthy said he will continue to call plays, but the offensive coordinator will have new responsibilities. Read More »

Man Steps Outside, Finds Bear Standing Next To Him

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Meunier says he let his dog out around 11pm Wednesday night when he walked outside and saw a 4ft bear standing next to him. "Im really just happy to be alive ", Meunier said. "It could have been a different story". A neighbor, Kirk Amerine, reported seeing a mother and three cubs in the area near the apartment building recently, . Read More »

A&E waiting targets hit 14-year low as patients `die…

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There is no question that a huge amount of effort and energy has been spent both locally and nationally on drawing up plans for coping with NHS winter pressures. He said: "He fell on New Year's Day and lay bleeding for three hours-and-a-quarter waiting for an ambulance". Despite Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (ERI) being just 14 minutes from Mr Wilson's home in Newtongrange, the ambulance which finally arrived came from Kelso in the Borders. Read More »

Obamas reveal more details and images for Presidential Center in Chicago

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The former First Lady shared several sketches and a photo of Barack Obama looking at a diorama of the upcoming space, which will be in Chicago's South Side neighborhood. Parking is expensive, and though public lands are being given away, all the profits from this parking lot will go to the Obama Foundation. Again, this is a precious, historic urban park that ought to be preserved for future generations not given to a private entity for development into a parking lot. Read More »

Typical flu season so far: Saskatchewan health officials

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Bettina Fries, from Stony Brook University Hospital, told WCBS 880's Sophia Hall. A Houston doctor said local hospital beds were at capacity , telling flu sufferers they might be better off staying at home. "The flu virus can live up to 72 hours on a surface in the right environment which is a long time", said Kosak. Increased flu activity has been reported in 44 of Alabama's 67 counties, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health's influenza surveillance map . Read More »

E Coli Outbreak Spreads to 15 States; Leafy Greens Suspected

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In Canada there are 42 victims across five provinces. All the sick individuals began feeling ill between November 15 and December 12. Attorney Fred Pritzker and his team recently won $7.5 million for young client whose kidneys failed after he developed hemolytic uremic syndrome because of an E. Read More »

Red Cross seeking blood donations

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Type O negative blood "is what emergency room personnel reach for when there is no time to determine the blood type of patients in the most serious situations", the Red Cross said . Gov. Malloy says he comes from a family of donors and has been giving blood for the past 40 years. Right now, the Red Cross says, there is a critical need for Type O negative and B negative blood donations. Read More »

The easiest way to eat healthier? This simple thing you're still ignoring

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Half of the group (21 participants) received expert tips via a personal consultation on how to improve the amount of sleep they achieve each night. Only three managed to average seven to nine hours of sleep a night. The researchers found extending sleep resulted in a 10-gram reduction in reported intake of free sugars - the sugars added to foods by manufacturers or in cooking at home, as well as sugars in honey, syrups and fruit juice - compared to the amount consumed at the start of ... Read More »

As Peak Flu Season Looms, Hospitals Gear Up for Patients

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Michelle Murti of Public Health Ontario told National Post . ODH also is reporting 1,750 new confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations in OH during the first week of January, a significant increase over 925 reported during the last week of December. Read More »

3 in 5 First-Time Smokers Become Daily Smokers, Says Study

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They found 60.3 per cent had tried a cigarette, of whom 68.9 per cent progressed to habitual smoking. "We've found that the conversion rate from "first time smoker" to "daily smoker" is surprisingly high, which helps confirm the importance of preventing cigarette experimentation in the first place", said lead researcher Professor Peter Hajek from Queen Mary University. Read More »

INEC Releases 2019 General Elections Timetable

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INEC will publish the list of nominated Presidential and National Assembly candidates on January 17, 2019; Governorship and Assemblies elections January 31, 2019. While fielding questions from journalists, Yakubu said the commission would go ahead with the rerun election for Anambra Central Senate seat fixed for January 13. Read More »

100% FDI: CAIT condemns government's 'love towards MNCs'

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These decisions, according to the government, is with the intention of liberalizing and simplifying the FDI policy to improve ease of doing business, which it believes will lead to larger FDI inflows, contributing to growth of investment, income and employment. Read More »

Erekat: No Negotiations with Jerusalem Decision in Place

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It further suggested that Netanyahu was caught between his twin desires to publicly support Trump's decision to cut funding while also maintaining stability in the region. Netanyahu made nearly identical comments about dismantling UNRWA in June - a message he said at the time he had conveyed to the USA ambassador to the United Nations. Read More »

Herdsmen attacks: Buhari orders Police Chief to relocate to Benue

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A similar incident to what happened in Benue happened on the same day in Rivers State where some people coming from church were killed by suspected gunmen. Ortom, who was joined by his Taraba counterpart, Darius Ishaku, declined to give details of the strategies, saying it was a security matter not meant for public consumption. Read More »

Supreme Court cites juror's racist comment in death penalty reprieve

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In the majority opinion, the court said that Gattie, who has since died, never retracted his "remarkable affidavit" and that it provides strong evidence that "Tharpe's race affected Gattie's vote for a death verdict". Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel A. Alito and Neil M. Gorsuch dissented, saying the court's opinion will not only delay the execution, but it will delay justice for the victim's family. Read More »

Golden Globes Opening Speech: Seth Meyers Tackles Kevin Spacey & Harvey Weinstein

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HollywoodLifers , what did you think of Seth's opening monologue? "Good evening, ladies and remaining gentlemen", he grinned slash grimaced, breaking the ice as best he could. "A lot of people thought it would be more appropriate for a woman to host tonight's show, and they might be right, but if it makes you feel any better I have absolutely no power in Hollywood", Meyers said, as the camera panned to Seth Rogen in the audience. Read More »

7-Eleven customers possibly exposed to hepatitis A in Utah

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Health officials also ask customers who consumed fresh fruit from the store, fountain drinks or other self-serve beverages and any item from the hot food case - such as pizza, hot dogs, chicken wings or taquitos - to contact the health department immediatly. Read More »

15 programs among US News' top online graduate offerings

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The top five is rounded out by the Online MBAs from UNC - Kenan-Flagler and Arizona State University's Carey School of Business. "Our focus is on online courses that promote high levels of student interaction and developing programs that expand access to the University's excellent offerings". Read More »

'I'LL BEAT OPRAH': Trump says presidential race will be 'fun'

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U.S. President Donald Trump waves to fans as he attends the NCAA College Football Playoff Championship game between Alabama and Georgia in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. Oprah's presidential history also extends to the previous administration. "She loves this country and would like to be of service in some way, but I don't think she's actively considering it at this time", King said, noting that she spoke to Winfrey at length the night before. Read More »

Jignesh Mevani accuses Modi government of suppressing issues of unemployment, corruption, poverty

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The rally has been organized to demand the release of Chandrashekhar Azad, the founder of Dalit group Bhim Army. Akhil Gogoi, Assam's farmer leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan also attended the rally. We are not love jihad guys. "The way in which Hardik (Patel), Alpesh (Thakore) and Jignesh (Mevani ) with the support of the youth in Gujarat brought the BJP down from over 150 seats (target set by BJP in Gujarat) to 99 seats". Read More »

Former corporator Ashok Sawant killed in Kandivali

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Sawant had lodged a complaint with the police regarding this. According to the police the assailants came in a vehicle and attacked Deepak while he was on the way to his workplace and attacked him with sharp weapons. One of his daughters was to get married on February 5. The police reached the spot for investigation thereafter, and samples have been taken for forensic investigations. Read More »

U.S. man burns down flat in bid to kill spider

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It is not clear whether the spider survived the fire. But Redding Fire Marshal Craig Wittner told BuzzFeed News that the spider attack is what tenants said they were doing. The Redding Fire Department said that they do not yet have an official designation for what started the fire and will investigate the claim about the spider. Read More »

Flu Cases Spiking, Peak a Few Weeks Off

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Flu season begins in October and lasts until May. The vaccine also lessens the chance of getting complications from the flu, like pneumonia. Since it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to cause an adequate immune response to protect you, if you haven't gotten yours already, don't delay. Read More »

No need for Anthem in cinemas: Centre to Supreme Court

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The matter is scheduled for hearing on Tuesday. The court had directed all movie halls and theatres to play the national anthem before the start of a play, movie or any other programme and said that audiences must stand up and pay respect in a bid to instil a sense of patriotism and nationalism. Read More »

United Kingdom parliament staff 'make 160 online porn requests daily'

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There have been 24,473 attempts to access porn from computers or mobile devices connected to the parliamentary network between June and October 2017. Between June and October 2017, following the general election a year ago, 24,473 attempts were made to reach said sites, adding upto 9,647 requests from both the House of commons and Lords in September alone. Read More »

Google Doodle honours Nobel Prize victor Har Gobind Khorana

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Nobel prize victor, Dr. Khorana obtained a degree in Punjab University in Lahore and lived in British India till 1945. During his time as a research scholar in the University of Wisconsin from 1952 to 1960, he worked on his Nobel Prize winning research with two of the fellow scientists- Marshall W. Read More »

Falcons vs. Eagles in Divisional Round match-up

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Ryan plays his home games, and one in division away game, in a dome. 2016 - Falcons lose to Eagles , 24-15, at Lincoln Financial Field. Mills said. Certainly, there are other factors at play, but with the importance that quarterbacks carry, the Falcons likely should be favored in this game. Ryan hopes to lead the Falcons to their first postseason road win against the Eagles and their second postseason win against Philadelphia all-time. Read More »

Blood shortage prompts urgent call for blood, platelet donations

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The American Red Cross on Monday expressed an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to donate to help erase a significant winter blood shortage. Platelets, a key clotting component of blood often needed by cancer patients, must be transfused within five days of donation and, therefore, are always in high demand. Read More »

HP launches worldwide laptop recall over fire safety fears

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The recall comes almost a year after HP recalled over 100,000 laptop batteries due to overheating issues and fire risks, expanding an earlier recall from June 2016 when 41,000 units were recalled. "Many of these batteries are internal to the system, which means they are not customer replaceable". If it is, instructions are provided for operating the computer or workstation in Battery Safe Mode . Read More »

CDC schedules briefing on nuclear war preparation

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In what serves as a very sad commentary on the current state of geopolitical affairs, the US Centres for Disease Control will hold a special session later this month to discuss ways in which American citizens should plan and prepare for nuclear war. Read More »

'Sons of Anarchy' Spinoff 'Mayans MC' Picked Up at FX

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Regarding the show, FX president John Landgraf told TV Guide: "I'm really excited about where we are in the process of Mayans ". As well as Mayans MC , there has always been chatter about a prequel to Sons of Anarchy that revolves around Jax's dad, John Teller. Read More »

Schools closed, delayed Monday due to icy road conditions

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Bryan Johnson, superintendent of Hamilton County Schools. Monday will be an optional teacher workday for staff at Alexander County Schools, Anson County Schools, Burke County Schools, Caldwell County Schools, Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools and Avery County Schools. Read More »

Haley's Iran Session at UN Turns Into Defense of Nuclear Deal

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The president has tweeted to commend the protests, expressing "such respect for the people of Iran as they try to take back their corrupt government" and pledged "great support from the United States". "It is right and proper - indeed, our responsibility.to assess whether a situation like this could become a threat to global peace and security", British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said before the meeting. Read More »

Should you stay away from romaine lettuce?

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According to the CDC, five people in the US have been hospitalized and one has died. The Public Health Agency of Canada also is investigating an outbreak of STEC O157:H7 infections in several provinces, according to a release from the CDC . Read More »