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Buhari departs for his hometown in Daura — APC ward congress Buhari departs for his hometown in Daura — APC ward congress
- May 06, 2018

On the decision to support President Buhari's re-election, Abubakar said: "This committee, therefore want to re-affirm our decision as leaders of the zones to pledge our unalloyed and total support for President Muhammadu Buhari administration, and his re-election bid, the Hon". (more...)
Volunteers install free smoke alarms for South the Alarm initiative Volunteers install free smoke alarms for South the Alarm initiative
- May 06, 2018

People packed up and set out to the Bellevue neighborhood in Macon to install smoke alarm in order to promote fire safety. Anyone who would like to request a free smoke alarm can do so online here. In addition to installing alarms, participants will also replace batteries in existing alarms and help families create escape plans. "Mount Vernon is a community where we see more fires than nearly anywhere throughout Westchester", says Josh Lockwood, with the Red Cross. (more...)
Health officials confirm measles case in Fresno County Health officials confirm measles case in Fresno County
- May 06, 2018

Health officials say an individual traveled outside of the state where the infection occurred. Measles is highly contagious and spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes, the county says, and can stay in the air for up to one hour afterwards. (more...)
Gadkari to lay foundation stone of highway projects in Telangana today Gadkari to lay foundation stone of highway projects in Telangana today
- May 06, 2018

The 363 km proposed ring road is expected to ease the traffic problem in and around the city. However, the Uppal flyover will be constructed at a cost of Rs 1,395 crore and in which the Central government will provide Rs 626.76 crore while the remaining share (Rs 768.26 crore), is from the State government. (more...)
Virat Kohli to play for Surrey Virat Kohli to play for Surrey
- May 05, 2018

The BCCI's national selection committee is set to announce multiple Indian squads on May 8 for the Test match against Afghanistan along with the team for the limited-overs leg of the tour of United Kingdom starting June 27 in Dublin. If need be, there is also an idea to fly in or fly out a few cricketers around the Afghanistan Test. But having said that, BCCI should ensure a strong side plays Afghanistan. (more...)
Cockroach stuck in women's ear for nine days Cockroach stuck in women's ear for nine days
- May 05, 2018

They called a local exterminator and considered the situation handled. In an essay penned for SELF Magazine this week, Holley explained how one night in April she woke up feeling "a weird movement" in her left ear canal, as if something was burrowing inside. (more...)
Bulgaria Ranks Third in the European Union in Terms of Harmful Emissions Growth Bulgaria Ranks Third in the European Union in Terms of Harmful Emissions Growth
- May 05, 2018

But another 20 states saw greenhouse gas emissions rise, leading to a 1.8 percent increase EU-wide. Following behind the tiny Mediterranean island were Estonia (11.3%), Bulgaria (8.3%), Spain (7.4%) and Portugal (7.3%). Decreases were registered in seven Member States: Finland (-5.9%), Denmark (-5.8%), the United Kingdom (-3.2%), Ireland (-2.9%), Belgium (-2.4%), Latvia (-0.7%) and Germany (-0.2%). (more...)
Women are urged to avoid catch-up breast screening Women are urged to avoid catch-up breast screening
- May 05, 2018

Chief executive of Bucks NHS Health Trust (BHT), Neil Macdonald, said "there will be women in Bucks impacted" by the failures, however exact figures are yet to be released. Screening does not save lives overall and women have been misled into worrying needlessly, according to the medical experts. The IT error affected some 4,50,000 women aged between 68 and 71, who should have received their final invitation to a test under the routine programme but did not. (more...)
Queens 3rd grader wins statewide Google Doodle contest Queens 3rd grader wins statewide Google Doodle contest
- May 05, 2018

Google representatives surprised her with the announcement in front of everyone in the school's gym. Aspiring doctor Chloe Chan of PS 188Q Kingsbury in Flushing won Google hardware for her winning artwork entitled "A Doctor and Her Tools" and advances to the national "Doodle 4 Google" contest to compete against students from the other 49 USA states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Washington, D.C. (more...)
Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama dies at 65 Mozambique's opposition leader Afonso Dhlakama dies at 65
- May 05, 2018

Mozambican radio reported that Mr. Dhlakama died in the Gorongosa area of central Sofala province, where he was based amid sporadic violence involving the Renamo opposition group and security forces backed by the ruling Frelimo party in recent years. (more...)
Royal Bank of Canada Boosts Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Price Target to $98.00
- May 05, 2018

Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,448 shares of the biotechnology company's stock valued at $192,000 after buying an additional 977 shares in the last quarter. Strong Sell. Investors might also notice that two months ago the Buy recommendations (3) outnumbered Sell recommendations (0). (NASDAQ:SRPT). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com stated it has 16,507 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. (more...)
Army, Boko Haram now in a battle in Borno Army, Boko Haram now in a battle in Borno
- May 05, 2018

According to a report by an online portal, insurgents invaded the village with gun trucks and tricycles. "The attackers struck like 15 minutes ago", a military source revealed. A top security source confirmed the attack to PREMIUM TIMES on phone but declined details. The suspected Boko Haram militants launched an attack on the village some 24 km east of Maiduguri, residents and security sources say. (more...)
Prepare well for World Cup, Lagerback urges Nigeria Prepare well for World Cup, Lagerback urges Nigeria
- May 05, 2018

I really don't think the defence is as bad as is being portrayed". I missed the last 10 games of the EPL before 2014 World Cup but I still made the team to Brazil. So my advice is that they should try and get out of the group first then you can start thinking about going further", he added. He said although the services of erstwhile captain of the team Vincent Enyeama would have helped the team, his absence was an opportunity for other goalkeepers to shine. (more...)
MSU Claims That Larry Nassar Didn't Violate NCAA Rules MSU Claims That Larry Nassar Didn't Violate NCAA Rules
- May 05, 2018

A message seeking further comment was left with Michigan State. Michigan State responded to the NCAA's vice president of enforcement saying that there were no violations, including investigations by the Michigan Attorney General's Office, U.S. (more...)
On May, 4 Celgene Corporation (CELG) Analysts See $1.77 EPS On May, 4 Celgene Corporation (CELG) Analysts See $1.77 EPS
- May 04, 2018

About 7.63 million shares traded or 3.46% up from the average. Old Second National Bank & Trust Of Aurora reported 0.02% of its capital in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). Therefore 57% are positive. Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold had 106 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, June 26 with "Buy". (more...)
CBI Books Journalist For Giving False Info To Access CBI Books Journalist For Giving False Info To Access "Sensitive" Areas
- May 04, 2018

Rai has claimed he has been framed in the case as he has been writing against an ED officer who was part of the team probing the 2G spectrum allocation scam case. "It is also learnt that he has received Rs 16 crore in one year from shell companies for bribing or fixing case in Income Tax and that he has received about Rs 6.5 crore from Sahara India in one year". (more...)
Supreme Court says state can enforce voter ID law Supreme Court says state can enforce voter ID law
- May 04, 2018

By 6-1 vote the state supreme court reversed an injunction blocking enforcement of Act 633, which requires voters to present government-issued photo ID to vote. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said the ruling will provide clarity for voters and elections officials. The state Supreme Court in 2014 unanimously struck down the previous voter ID law, with a majority of the court ruling it unconstitutionally added a qualification to vote. (more...)
1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak 1st death reported in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
- May 04, 2018

Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona, which provides most of the romaine sold in the USA during the winter. The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The bacteria could have contaminated the lettuce somewhere in the production stream beyond the original farm. (more...)
Sickness, stress may turn your hair grey Sickness, stress may turn your hair grey
- May 04, 2018

The mouse studies suggest there's a link between genes that contribute to hair and skin color and genes that alert the body about infections. Pavan is chief of genetic disease research at the U.S. "These results may enhance our understanding of hair greying". However, the question remains as to why susceptibility to gray hair and susceptibility to dysregulated innate immune signaling are correlated in mice models. (more...)
Opposition Anger As HSE Chief To Remain On Amid Scandal Opposition Anger As HSE Chief To Remain On Amid Scandal
- May 04, 2018

The audit looks at whether they had a smear test result which gave a false negative in advance of the disease. She is now suffering from terminal cancer. Mr Varadkar also said he was "absolutely open" to a public inquiry into the cervical screening controversy. The HSE said these calls are from women who have used the CervicalCheck service in the past and are concerned about the quality and safety of their tests. (more...)