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Answers to Your Most Pressing Flu Season Questions Answers to Your Most Pressing Flu Season Questions
- February 18, 2018

The end of the flu season varies from year to year but generally lasts from October 1 until the end of March. Activity can last as late as May. The Department of Health says New Mexico's flu season so far has included 34 flu-related deaths, 100 pneumonia-related deaths and 28 flu outbreaks in long-term care facilities. (more...)
Swiss Skiers First Athletes Hit by Norovirus at Games Swiss Skiers First Athletes Hit by Norovirus at Games
- February 18, 2018

Switzerland secured a one-two in the women's slopestyle, with Mathilde Gremaud securing a silver medal to go with Hoefflin's bronze and dismiss any notion that Boesch and Ambuehl's illness had been a distraction. "The second run was the cleanest I've ever had on this track, so it's good to know I can do it", Antoine said. Dom Parsons of Great Britain won bronze . (more...)
SC issues contempt court notice to Rao Anwar SC issues contempt court notice to Rao Anwar
- February 18, 2018

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a contempt notice to ex-Malir SSP Rao Anwar after he failed to show up before a judicial bench despite being issued a protective bail in the extrajudicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud. After issuing a contempt notice to Rao Anwar, the court revoked his protective bail and ordered the ISI, MI and IB to assist in nabbing Anwar and submit a report in this regard in 15 days. (more...)
World too strong for US in NBA Rising Stars duel World too strong for US in NBA Rising Stars duel
- February 18, 2018

The Kings rookie went on to win MVP honours for a team-high 26 points to go along with seven three-pointers, six assists and four rebounds. It's easy to assume, but the game would've been much more competitive if their threes fell at a better rate. (more...)
Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP
- February 18, 2018

The re-joining of Arvinder Singh Lovely was witnessed by the senior Congress leader Ajay Makan along with other Congress leaders. Lovely, who was sulking in the BJP after being overshadowed by Delhi leaders Vijay Goel and Manoj Tiwari, is believed to have responded swiftly to overtures from the Congress leaders. (more...)
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland sues Trump administration Planned Parenthood of the Heartland sues Trump administration
- February 17, 2018

The recipients, who include a variety of public health offices, universities and community groups, say the government agency has given them no explanation, though they've seen snippets of reasoning the agency provided for media reports. "HHS has no authority to terminate the contracts" or the overall program, she said, calling the decision "arbitrary and capricious". She said Planned Parenthood worked with other organizations to deliver abstinence education and other sex education programs ... (more...)
Couple, four others held in Uppal girl-child beheading case Couple, four others held in Uppal girl-child beheading case
- February 16, 2018

After a thorough probe that involved questioning of several people and DNA profiling of blood samples collected from the terrace as well as the living room, police arrived at the conclusion that the crime was committed by Rajasekhar. Rajashekar then left for work as usual, but his mother in-law saw the severed head around 11 am and raised alarm. Later that night, he and Srilatha allegedly performed the "kshudra puja" - a ritual for warding off evil spirits - with the severed head placed on a ... (more...)
Funeral for ex-Celtic and Hibs midfielder Liam Miller held Funeral for ex-Celtic and Hibs midfielder Liam Miller held
- February 15, 2018

Ex-Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Miller died last week, aged 36, after losing his battle with cancer. The requiem mass was held at the Church of St. Mr Sheedy added: "Liam attacked his condition with a ferocity and a determination to survive it that is impossible to comprehend unless you saw it", he said. (more...)
More Car Crashes on 4/20 Marijuana Celebration Day More Car Crashes on 4/20 Marijuana Celebration Day
- February 14, 2018

John Staples, a clinical assistant professor of medicine and scientist at the University of British Columbia's Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences , told TIME . "I think the main take-home for policy makers is that drugged driving is a problem and with thoughtful policy, we will reduce the rate of drugged driving and we can prevent traffic injury problems", he said. (more...)
Brokerages Anticipate LGI Homes Inc (LGIH) to Post $1.35 EPS
- February 12, 2018

Stifel Corp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in LGI Homes, Inc . LGI Homes reported earnings of $1.01 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 33.7%. The company has a market cap of $1,293.63, a P/E ratio of 13.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.91 and a beta of 0.09. It offers entry-level homes and move-up homes under the LGI Homes brand name; and luxury series homes under the Terrata Homes brand name. (more...)
Man Masturbates in Delhi Bus: Investigation initiated Man Masturbates in Delhi Bus: Investigation initiated
- February 12, 2018

The woman was returning home from college when she felt the seat shaking. To add on to the girl's agony, the co-passengers ignored the incident and chose to remain silent. Had called SHO Vasant Vihar to ensure imm arrest. "This man is a danger to society and shud b given strong punishment!", she tweeted . On Related News shocking incident of December 16, where a girl was gang-raped in a moving bus, Centre had allocated funds to the state in order to make sure that all the public vehicles ... (more...)
Latest Midwest snow wave delays flights, makes driving tough Latest Midwest snow wave delays flights, makes driving tough
- February 12, 2018

City officials announced school closures in Chicago, Detroit and Milwaukee because of the weather. Winter weather this week killed people in accidents in the Midwest, including six in Iowa, two in Missouri and one in Montana, local media in those states reported. (more...)
Public Health extends flu clinic hours Public Health extends flu clinic hours
- February 12, 2018

Later the same day, Public Health confirmed flu was to blame for the second death. Janice Walters, Manager of Control of Infectious Diseases for Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health says the second case now under investigation is unrelated to the Pollard, adding the children had no contact with each other during the virus' incubation time. (more...)
Quiz: Name every single Man United Premier League scorer Quiz: Name every single Man United Premier League scorer
- February 12, 2018

Jose Mourinho praised the manner of Newcastle's unlikely Premier League victory over Manchester United as "a attractive thing". They showed everything a manager likes to see in this game. "I think to an extent he is bound to be targeted by defenders because he is a talented player and an obvious danger to opponents". It was the closest Mourinho came to criticising his players in a surprisingly composed assessment of one of their worst performances of the season. (more...)
Rangers hit Ayr for six in Scottish Cup pre-quarters Rangers hit Ayr for six in Scottish Cup pre-quarters
- February 12, 2018

Rangers responded on the half-hour mark when Alfredo Morelos pounced on a rebound off the crossbar, moments after missing a sitter. Rangers eased up a gear in the second half and scored a further five times without reply, with Cummings, Josh Windass and Jamie Murphy getting on the scoresheet. (more...)
President Buhari Welcomes Release of University Lecturers, 10 Police Officers' Wives President Buhari Welcomes Release of University Lecturers, 10 Police Officers' Wives
- February 12, 2018

A team of doctors and psychologists has been placed on standby to attend to them, said the presidential statement. According to him, the release of the lecturers was meant to distract Nigerians from issues raised in ex-Presidents, Ibrahim Babangida and Olusegun Obasanjo's statements. (more...)
"House of Cards" actor Reg E. Cathey Passes Away at 59
- February 12, 2018

His death was announced Friday night by David Simon, the creator of " The Wire ", who paid tribute to the late 59-year-old actor on Twitter. He had been battling lung cancer, but the cause of death has yet to be confirmed. Cathey ", reads the official statement from Marvel. The versatile actor transformed to play boxing promoter Don King in the 2016 drama Hands of Stone . (more...)
Bengaluru FC travels to Maldives for AFC Cup playoff Bengaluru FC travels to Maldives for AFC Cup playoff
- February 12, 2018

There's something about the AFC Cup and Bengaluru FC and its tendency to send them to places that are not exactly tourist hotspots. The government, on Saturday, had warned the Indian club to avoid travelling to Maldives, which has been in the state of emergency since February 5. (more...)
Tonga declares state of emergency as Gita approaches Tonga declares state of emergency as Gita approaches
- February 12, 2018

Forecasts are now about half and half on whether the remnant of the storm will eventually make landfall in New Zealand next week. About 300 people had evacuated but were now returning to their homes, Butler said. Tonga was braced Sunday for "very destructive winds" as Cyclone Gita took aim at the Pacific island nation a day after it wreaked havoc in Samoa. The Metservice also warned of huge coastal swells and flooding of low-lying areas. (more...)
Vardy records Premier League first with goal against Man City Vardy records Premier League first with goal against Man City
- February 11, 2018

Everton moved into the top half thanks to a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace, all three goals coming in the second half. Sergio is like this, he has a special talent in the box. Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez has slammed the "completely untrue" reports claiming he refused to play for the club after his deadline-day move to Manchester City was blocked. (more...)