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How APC will capture South-East, South-South - Oyegun How APC will capture South-East, South-South - Oyegun
- January 09, 2018

The appointment list, however, generated triggered criticism from the opposition party and other Nigerians as it contained the names of some dead persons. "What has Oyegun to say about the now exposed corruption in the APC-led federal government, including sharp practices in hidden oil subsidy payouts, illegal lifting of crude worth trillions of naira to service APC interests and the unabated depletion of Nigerians foreign financial instruments by his party's government?" The Presidency had ... (more...)
PDP Sweeps All 22 LG Chairmanship Seats, All Councillorships PDP Sweeps All 22 LG Chairmanship Seats, All Councillorships
- January 09, 2018

The command's Spokesperson, Mr Andrew Aniamaka, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday night in Warri. Giving synopsis of some of the experiences of his coalition's members, however, the chairman of the coalition, Comrade Friday Maduka, said the call for the cancellation and a fresh exercise became necessary as the one held on Saturday fell below worldwide best practices. (more...)
Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart Proper exercise may reverse damage to ageing heart
- January 09, 2018

That's when heart failure develops". Director at the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine at the University of Texas, Dr. Benjamin Levine said that, "Based on a series of studies performed by our team over the past five years‚ this "dose" of exercise has become my prescription for life". (more...)
Centre in anthem climbdown Centre in anthem climbdown
- January 09, 2018

The Centre has also said that it would need six months to come up with new guidelines. The matter meanwhile, is set to come up for hearing in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The Centre on Monday asked the Supreme Court to put on hold its order that made playing the national anthem in cinema halls mandatory, effectively reversing its support of the November 2016 directive that drew flak from free speech activists. (more...)
NDMC begins sealing drive in Khan Market NDMC begins sealing drive in Khan Market
- January 09, 2018

Before the inspection team arrived, members of an expert committee appointed by Supreme Court surveyed the area. Around thirty restaurants in Delhi's Khan Market are likely to be sealed by New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for alleged violation of 2021 master plan's provisions. (more...)
Child Death Rate Higher in US Than Other Wealthy Nations Child Death Rate Higher in US Than Other Wealthy Nations
- January 09, 2018

It found that mortality rates were not evenly distributed. While previous studies have also tracked US mortality over time, they've only done so for children in specific age groups, Thakrar says, and to his knowledge, the new study is the first to describe the full burden of excess mortality in the USA for children and adolescents of all ages. (more...)
Delhi: Kejriwal launches single card for metro and public buses Delhi: Kejriwal launches single card for metro and public buses
- January 09, 2018

While the public can utilise the CMC in over 200 DTC buses and 50 cluster buses initially, the card, that operates like a debit card, will be functional in all metro trains, DTC buses and cluster buses from April 1 onwards. The Reserve Bank of India gave approval to the DMRC in February, 2017 for operating its pre-paid instrument called PPI-MTS (Prepaid Instrument - Mass Transit System) for this goal. (more...)
Night shifts increase the risk of cancer among women Night shifts increase the risk of cancer among women
- January 09, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 15 million people in the United States have irregular working patterns, including night shifts. The study also reflects that there is a 19 percent increase in the risk for the women who are working in night shift. " We were surprised to see the association between night shift work and breast cancer risk only among women in North America and Europe ", said Ma. (more...)
Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters
- January 09, 2018

Both LeBlanc and her friend Karen Bowers consumed a portion of almost two dozen oysters, but only LeBlanc began experiencing respiratory problems about a day and a half after the meal. Bowers said the first signs of LeBlanc's illness suggested an allergic reaction. Added Bowers, "An allergic reaction of sorts, that's what I would call it". (more...)
Winfrey accepts life achievement honor — Golden Globes Winfrey accepts life achievement honor — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

Brown, who portrays Randall Pearson in This Is Us , won Best Actor in a TV Series , Drama, the first black actor to win that honor at the Golden Globes. He was previously nominated in the category at the 2016 ceremony, something that he referenced in his speech. Ansari's parents have appeared on " Master of None ", and are SC residents. (more...)
Got blood? The Red Cross needs wintertime donations Got blood? The Red Cross needs wintertime donations
- January 08, 2018

In North Carolina alone, 23 blood drives were cancelled or closed early due to last week's winter storm, with almost 600 uncollected donations. @RedCrossBloodNC @RedCross need your #help now! "Even temporary disruptions to blood and platelet donations can diminish the availability for hospital patients", said Patty Corvaia, communications manager of the New York-Penn Red Cross Blood Services Region. (more...)
Romaine Lettuce Is Causing E. Coli Outbreaks Romaine Lettuce Is Causing E. Coli Outbreaks
- January 08, 2018

Officials in Canada blamed the leafy green, but their American counterparts are still investigating the cause of an outbreak in the United States. At least one person in Canada has died from the strain. Centers for Disease Control , which is investigating the outbreak in the USA, has not made the same recommendation. Consumer Reports' food safety experts recommend avoiding consuming romaine lettuce during an outbreak of E. (more...)
Stolen police vehicle rams into Hoboken Terminal waiting area doors Stolen police vehicle rams into Hoboken Terminal waiting area doors
- January 08, 2018

A man allegedly drove a stolen New Jersey Transit police vehicle into the Hoboken Terminal Monday morning, authorities said. His brief jaunt caused damage to the waiting-room doors, but no one was reported injured, and trains were not delayed as a result of the incident, the spokesman said. (more...)
HP recalls 50000 laptop batteries globally HP recalls 50000 laptop batteries globally
- January 08, 2018

The notebooks listed above don't necessarily use the defective battery, so customers will need to download HP's Battery Validation Utility to see if their laptop does indeed rely on the recalled pack. Users can visit HP's website to check if their battery is included in the recall. "It is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected", HP wrote on its recall page . (more...)
Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida
- January 08, 2018

Isola said the iguana was stunned by the cold conditions, but it was not dead. In south Florida, temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) on January 3, giving Tallahassee its first measurable snowfall in 28 years. (more...)
Winter weather delays and closings for Monday, January 8, 2018 Winter weather delays and closings for Monday, January 8, 2018
- January 08, 2018

Students should report to all other classes at normal scheduled times. Hamilton County Schools and childcare will be closed Wednesday. The threat of icy conditions prompted an array of Monday closures, including Hamilton County Schools. (more...)
Jeff Sessions Fulfills Dream of Cracking Down on Legal Weed
- January 07, 2018

A US attorney in Colorado said he would not change his approach toward marijuana prosecutions, while a USA attorney in MA said he would pursue federal marijuana criminal cases. Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris). "I think it should help us hit the pause button, which is what I've been saying all along". "This equation has many different variables". (more...)
David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV
- January 07, 2018

Elsewhere, Attenborough has also been heavily critical of Bear Grylls for killing animals on his TV shows. On the celebrity version of the Channel 4 series, Olympian Iwan Thomas and former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas were seen wrestling a crocodile before killing it with a knife. (more...)
Ron Paul: Jeff Sessions should be fired over marijuana decision
- January 07, 2018

In a 2016 interview with a local reporter in Colorado, which legalized recreational cannabis five years ago, then-candidate Trump insisted he would not allow his AG to override state law by prosecuting marijuana businesses and growers. (more...)
Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida
- January 07, 2018

The iguanas are likely not dead, experts say , but merely stunned and will reanimate when they warm up. Lizards are falling from the sky and sea turtles are washing onto land as temperatures plunge in Florida, where snow fell in the capital Wednesday for the first time in almost three decades. (more...)