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Little Hats Big Hearts


The American Heart Association is looking for volunteer knitters to help out a good cause. In collaboration with the Children's Heart Foundation and to celebrate American Heart Month, people are being asked to create infant-sized woolly hats. Read More »

3 killed in shooting at Northern California elementary school

Children and a 30-year-old man are among the gunshot victims, the Redding Record Searchlight reports. The gunman was shot and killed by police, according to reporters on the scene. The incident was reported around 8:15 a.m. Detectives believe the shooting began at a domestic home before the shooter stole a truck and moved on to nearby Rancho Tehama Elementary School. Read More »

McLaren unfurls bespoke black-and-gold inscribed 720S for Dubai


But the highlight of the auto is the rear wing that features a famous Bruce McLaren quote painted in gold Arabic script stylized to resemble the Dubai skyline. And for the United Kingdom supercar company's latest MSO offering, the words of founder Bruce McLaren are inscribed on this rear wing of this one-off 720S. Read More »

FDA Approves First Pill That Tracks If You've Swallowed It


As explained in an FDA news release, the pill contains a sensor that communicates with a wearable patch. The patch then transmits the information from the sensor to a mobile application so individuals can track the ingestion of the medication on their smartphone. Read More »

IPOB Still Protest Against Nov. 18 Election in Anambra


Nigeria Police Force has deployed 26,000, 15 gunboats and 303 patrol vehicles for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for 18 November. "At this moment, they have concluded plans to declare the APC candidate victor, whether people vote or not". Read More »

Nigeria vs Argentina kicks off 5pm


The German has qualified the Super Eagles for the World Cup with little fuss, and from a group that really should have been much more testing in its scrutiny of the eventual qualifier. "It's a big honour for me to be called up for the Super Eagles ". Toyin Ibitoye, the Super Eagles media officer, who said this in an interview on Monday, noted that Amaju Pinnick, the NFF President, has raised the possibility of moving the Nation Cup qualifiers from March so that World Cup bound teams ... Read More »

How to spot the signs of Type 2 diabetes


Without it, your body doesn't get the energy it needs from the glucose you eat. Julie (Nicholls), from Glemsford in Suffolk, who lives with type 2 diabetes, attended a DESMOND course after being diagnosed three months ago. Department of Health and Human Services asks everyone to become more informed about diabetes during National Diabetes Month. The date also marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin in 1922, Frederick Banting, who. Read More »

Undertrial shot dead at Rohini court complex


The accused, Abdul Khan (24), was arrested from the spot and the weapon of offence seized, he said. Police said that the motive behind the killing is being probed into, but did not rule out the possibility of a gangwar or a contract killing. Read More »

Massive fire breaks out at Nagarjuna-owned Annapurna studios in Hyderabad


Fire breakdown was happened at Nagarjuna's Annapurna Studios . As per reports, no one has harmed in this fire breakdown at Annapurna Studios , Banjara Hills. According to the latest update, Megastar Chiranjeevi's upcoming Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy were totally gutted in the fire. It mainly produces and distributes Telugu films and also provides various production facilities, including sound stages for set construction, outdoor sets, editing, dubbing and digital intermediate suites. Read More »

Delhi Pollution: Levels remained 'severe' for the 5th day in a row


A USA embassy measure of tiny particulate matter, called PM 2.5, showed a reading of 523 at 9 a.m. on Friday - the outer limit of "good" air is 50. PM 10 level again rose to 541 in the evening from 453 during the day. It said: "Delhi once again has become a veritable gas chamber with denizens finding it hard to breathe". According to a 2016 World Bank report, almost 1.4 million people died in India due to air pollution in 2013, causing an economic loss worth 7.7 percent of the nation's GDP. Read More »

Kejriwal to meet Khattar over crop burning

Groups of probationers from the Indian Ordnance Factories Service and the Indian Trade Service on Monday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Responding to Mr. Khattar's question, Mr. Rai said: "We have not seen any visual of crop burning in Delhi". There is 20 million ton of paddy straw, where do I ask farmers to store? Khattar pointed out, quoting the Union agriculture minister, that Haryana had used Rs 39 crore out of the Rs 45 crore sanctioned by the Centre for crop ... Read More »

Giants owners throw support behind Ben McAdoo for rest of 2017

And it was little more than Kyle Shanahan deserved in the early stages of his rebuild in California. "He possibly could miss the Seattle game but I feel pretty good about him after that". Both the offense and defense fell apart, Eli Manning completed 28 of 37 for 273 yards with two touchdowns and a fumble. His seven TD receptions in the National Football League have been for 40, 59, 43, 84, 6, 67 and 83 yards. Read More »

World Antibiotic Awareness Week Kicks Off


Antibiotic resistance is very real, and unless we drastically alter how we tackle this issue, at least some of the situations mentioned above could well happen in the not-too-distant future. My Administration is, therefore, committed to implementing the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), "U.S". Read More »

Salvation Army in Auburn seeks holiday bell ringers


Last year, the tree helped over 1,000 kids receive presents. So we're just a kick off to get it started. The stations will be set up at more than 35 businesses throughout the Green Bay area this year. Help us provide food, hydration, shelter and long-term assistance to our fellow Texans in need. The goal this year is $500,000. The familiar red kettle and cheery bell has been a long time staple around the holidays, with bell ringers starting around Black Friday and continuing through ... Read More »

Bill Gates puts up $100 million to fight Alzheimer's


The world's richest man, Bill Gates, has promised $50m (£38.2m) to a London-based fund that's exploring new ways to tackle dementia. Gates said this is a personal investment, not one offered through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has invested in research to stop the spread of diseases such as HIV. Read More »

IGP orders probe of Wike, Amaechi bloody clash


Mr. Wike said he was attacked by officers of the police special anti robbery squad attached to Mr. Amaechi's convoy. Former Rivers state governor and current minister of transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi has turned down the offer of an award from his successor in office, Governor Nyesom Wike . Read More »

Cardiac arrests rare during and after sex, study says


Out of these only 34 were during or within an hour of having sex, and 32 of those were men, who were already taking drugs for heart conditions.Patients who experienced sudden cardiac arrest related to sexual activity also had a higher rate of ventricular fibrillation/tachycardia than those who did not. Read More »

Korean president arrives in Philippines for ASEAN meetings

This is the first Prime Ministerial visit from India to the Philippines in 36 years since the visit of Indira Gandhi in 1981. Modi's other important engagements include Special Celebrations of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Leaders' Meeting and ASEAN Business and Investment Summit, the statement said. Read More »

Three takeaways from Kentucky's win over Utah Valley


Another steal and layup by Gilgeous-Alexander pulled United Kingdom within one, and a 3-pointer by Wenyen Gabriel gave the Cats their first lead (39-37) since the 5:54 mark of the first half. "We're playing the second game against an NCAA Tournament-level team", said Calipari, who then mentioned other similar teams the Cats have on the pre-conference schedule. Read More »

HPV Vaccine Could Mean 3 Pap Tests In a Lifetime


Vaccination against the most risky types of HPV was introduced for girls aged 11-13 in 2008. This group is now reaching the age for their first cervical screening invitation. The study also suggested that unvaccinated women should only need seven lifetime screens when the new screening test comes in, five fewer than is now standard. Read More »

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Anaheim, possible links to Disneyland


A dozen cases of the bacterial illness were discovered approximately three weeks ago, the Orange County Health Care Agency confirmed to The Associated Press . "There is no longer any known risk associated with our facilities", officials said, according to Kron4. They were turned on November 5th, but were taken out of service again on November 7th and will remain off until tests verify they are free from Legionella contamination. Read More »

United Airlines cancels Delhi flights due to air quality


No spokesperson was available to speak about the change of events and the airline's transfer of its booked passengers to other airlines. United issued a travel waiver on Thursday under which customers travelling to Delhi between 9 and 13 November could book a comparable ticket leaving on or before 18 November at no additional cost. Read More »

What Are Analysts Report About Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

The Company purchases and roasts coffees that it sells, along with coffee, tea and other beverages, and a range of fresh food items, through Company-operated stores. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 24 by Zacks. The stock has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 16. UBS AG set a $67.00 price target on Starbucks Corporation and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Read More »

OshKosh recalling nearly 40K baby jackets due to choking hazard


OshKosh B'gosh issues a recall for thousands of quilted B'gosh jackets for babies. The snaps can detach, posing a choking hazard. Only certain style numbers are affected. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information. Dondolo recalled over 3,000 of its pajama sets for children after they failed to meet the federal flammability standards for children's sleepwear. Read More »

Chicago to host 2020 NBA All-Star weekend


The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision wasn't announced publicly. That is expected to happen Friday when Commissioner Adam Silver , Mayor Rahm Emanuel and team officials hold a news conference on the United Center court. Read More »

Elbow and the Beatles soundtrack new John Lewis ad


John Lewis have revealed their 2017 Christmas advert, which sees the lovable giant Moz the Monster take centre stage. As do director Michel Gondry and Elbow's Guy Garvey, with a stirring version of Paul McCartney's Golden Slumbers . While Gondry has directed numerous features since 2001, his most notable work was the genre-bending 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Mark Ruffalo and Elijah Wood. Read More »

Low-cost skin cancer detector takes out 2017 James Dyson Award


The recent grads - all students in electrical biomedical engineering at the Hamilton university - earned the International James Dyson Award for their final-year project, called The sKan . Dyson company founder James Dyson said the sKan received the award because it is "a very clever device with the potential to save lives around the world". Read More »

Overdose death totals surpass 1100 across BC this year


Preliminary data showed there was an average of six deaths a day in the five days following income assistance payments between January and February. Of the total number of overdose deaths, 83 per cent had fentanyl detected in the drug, representing an increase of 147 per cent over the same period in 2016. Read More »

Study Shows Nearly 70 Percent of Cannabidiol Extracts Sold Online Are Mislabeled


Last year, the Hemp Business Journal estimated that consumers will spend more than $2 billion a year on CBD products by 2020. The labeling problems likely stem from inadequate regulation and oversight of the products, they said . Some of the products contained THC at levels that might cause children to become intoxicated or trigger a positive result for a drug test. The others either had less or more CBD, or other components which weren't mentioned on the label. Read More »

Colombia makes biggest cocaine bust ever

According to the Tracking Terrorism site , the group "has been a long-time rival of both Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ) and Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN)". Santos linked the cocaine to the drug-trafficking gang known as the Gulf Clan, which has become one of the biggest threats to security since peace was signed previous year with Marxist-led Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas. Read More »

Logitech updates all Harmony hub remotes to control your smart home


Logitech has managed to fall out of favour with more than a few of its customers this week, as the company has made plans to "brick" the Harmony Link. "We've refocused development resources on newer technologies, and therefore, we are not updating the Harmony Link certificate". While out-of-warranty customers can get a discount on a Harmony Hub, according to an updated response posted yesterday on the Logitech support forum from Logi_WillWong, those still under warranty can receive a free ... Read More »

Garth Brooks admits to lip-syncing CMA performance


Entertainer of the Year! Garth Brooks arrives at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. "We made a decision to lip-sync it because my voice just isn't going anywhere", he said. "The track, even if we're lip-syncing, is as live as it gets". After the show, the country legend came clean for his fans and he revealed why he did that instead of performing live. Read More »

Breast cancer 'can return 15 years after treatment ends'

KNOW THE SIGNS What are the red flag signs of bowel cancer, how common is it, what are the risks and can it be treated? Response: We've known for a long time that recurrences can occur late in women with oestrogen receptor positive breast cancers. Read More »

Lift Yemen blockade or expect 'largest famine'


Serious conflict began in March 2015, when the Saudi-led coalition intervened in the Yemeni conflict to back the internationally recognized government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi against the Houthi rebels, who invaded Sanaa and seized most of the country's northern provinces. Read More »

7-Year-Old Boy Has 80% of His Skin Genetically Modified


Junctional epidermolysis bullosa is the sort of rare disease you are probably lucky to have never heard of. The protein is also necessarily for the epithelial tissue in the lungs to work properly, which is often the lethal issue for newborns with this disease. Read More »

IUDs cut risk of cervical cancer by one-third

The number of women diagnosed with cervical cancer is steadily rising. In 16 studies that involved almost 5,000 women who developed cervical cancer and just over 7,500 women who did not develop the disease, researchers found evidence suggesting that women who use the contraceptive device have 30 percent reduced risk of getting cervical cancer than those who did not use it. Read More »

Basic painkillers can be just as effective as opioids

With opioids being prescribed in nearly one-third of all ER visits even though more than 2 million Americans are already addicted to opioids or heroin , this study could help curb a national epidemic. The patients were asked to rate their pain on a 10-point scale before taking the medication and again two hours later. On average, pain scores dropped by 4.3 points for the ibuprofen and acetaminophen group; 4.4 points for the oxycodone and acetaminophen group; 3.5 points in the oxycodone and ... Read More »

EPA OKs Use of Mosquitoes to Kill Mosquitoes

MosquitoMate will have a five-year license to sell in 20 different states and Washington, DC. The idea is that the males will mate with female Asian tiger mosquitoes in the wild, resulting in eggs that won't hatch. The male mosquitoes don't bite, which should make the release of these insects sound less alarming. It also attempted to use different types of lab mosquitoes, including one that has been genetically modified that has been faced with much resistance in the United States. Read More »

Fitbits handed out to 10000 people for long-term U.S. health study


This is reportedly the first consumer-facing wearable to be selected for the program. Adam Pellegrini, Fitbit's health solutions general manager, told TechCrunch it is using the devices in order to gain lifestyle information. The study could also address ongoing questions about the effectiveness of wearables in the clinical setting. "Wearables have very near-term profound clinical relevance in almost every setting that you can imagine", said James Mault, MD, FACS, Senior Vice President ... Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows


WBA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. 3 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Rite Aid Corporation (NASDAQ: WBA ) scores higher than Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc . WBA has been the subject of several recent research reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share. Read More »

U.S. school sells bulletproof panels for students' backpacks


Alongside metal detectors, surveillance cameras and emergency drills, the inserts are part of recent measures to prevent casualties in the event of an active shooter situation. A school spokeswoman declined to comment on Tuesday to The Post when asked how many inserts had been sold. "While books and stuff in your backpack may stop a bullet, they're not created to", Cejas said. Read More »

Over 6 tons collected during Drug Take-Back in Kansas


According to a release by the DEA, a record-setting 912,000 pounds, or 456 tons of potentially unsafe, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs were collected for disposal at more than 5000 collection sites nationwide. The first National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, in September 2010, yielded 25,810 pounds of unwanted drugs. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) holds the biannual take back days to ease saturation of unwanted opioids - unsafe prescription drugs which often ... Read More »