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Trump lifts barriers to Puerto Rico hurricane aid Trump lifts barriers to Puerto Rico hurricane aid
- October 02, 2017

They say Puerto Ricans , who depend on imports, absorb extra shipping costs for items that could be shipped directly from American ports to Puerto Rico with readily available foreign crews, but instead must be delivered by USA flagged vessels. (more...)
Amid protest, Delhi Metro says need fare hike for world-class services Amid protest, Delhi Metro says need fare hike for world-class services
- October 01, 2017

Summary: (Express Photo/File) Delhi Metro trial run held at Mayur Vihar. In response to the comments of Minister of State with Independent Charge in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri that though the central government was examining the letter of the Chief Minister, but Delhi Metro fares need to be hiked, Kejriwal said, "If the commuters would not be able to use the Metro because of high fares, what would be the utility of running the Metro". (more...)
Loss of smell may point to dementia risk among elderly Loss of smell may point to dementia risk among elderly
- October 01, 2017

The researchers followed the participants for at least five years and found out that nearly all of the people who could not be able to detect a single one of those five scents had developed dementia. The study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society follows a related 2014 paper in which olfactory dysfunction was associated with increased risk of death within five years. (more...)
FC Augsburg 1-2 Borussia Dortmund FC Augsburg 1-2 Borussia Dortmund
- October 01, 2017

The 28-year-old moved level with previous record holder former Mainz and Stuttgart striker Shinji Okazaki on 37 with his strike in the 3-0 win over Hamburg on Matchday 5, but has now surpassed his worldwide teammate after scoring with a delicate chip to put Dortmund 2-1 away to Augsburg on Matchday 7. (more...)
Rugby Championship: Australia and South Africa draw as All Blacks retain title Rugby Championship: Australia and South Africa draw as All Blacks retain title
- October 01, 2017

There were three tries in the first 10 minutes of the second stanza, Siya Kolisi setting up the first with a powerful run down the right hand sideline, brushing Kurtley Beale before flinging the ball inside to Jan Serfontein, the inside centre cleaning the ball up and diving over. (more...)
Rain ruins NZ Women's Open fourth round Rain ruins NZ Women's Open fourth round
- October 01, 2017

Tee-times were brought forward in a bid to complete the final round on time but the atrocious weather forced the 78-strong field from the course twice with play finally abandoned about midway through the round. LPGA rules director Bo Ream told reporters the players had a "mixed" reaction to the decision with many forced to reschedule worldwide flights. It's refreshing because it's been a long time since I played good golf. (more...)
Tropical forests have become a net carbon source Tropical forests have become a net carbon source
- October 01, 2017

Most of the carbon emissions from forests - making up almost 70 percent in the tropics of the Americas, Asia and Africa - are linked to forest degradation, said the report. They report that carbon losses exceed gains on every continent, with the greatest losses, 60%, occuring in the American tropics. In their analysis, Alessandro Baccini et al. (more...)
Preston fans fume after Aiden McGeady does an Adebayor with celebration Preston fans fume after Aiden McGeady does an Adebayor with celebration
- October 01, 2017

Aiden McGeady got a bit excited after scoring against his old club. To be fair, in the cases of Lukaku and McGeady , both sets of their former supporters were on their cases all game. Sunderland took the lead after 28 minutes through George Honeyman, but in the 55th minute Josh Harrop's whipped free-kick deflected into the bottom left-hand corner and Jordan Hugill's thumping volley made it 2-1. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Director Sells $1309430.00 in Stock
- October 01, 2017

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), at its latest closing price of $142.76, it has a price-to-book ratio of 0.00, compared to an industry average at 0.56. The Business's commercial-stage products include REVLIMID (lenalidomide), POMALYST/IMNOVID (pomalidomide), OTEZLA (apremilast), ABRAXANE (paclitaxel albumin-bound particles for injectable suspension), VIDAZA, azacitidine for injection (generic version of VIDAZA) and THALOMID (thalidomide). (more...)
Boris Johnson in colonial poem gaffe at Burmese temple Boris Johnson in colonial poem gaffe at Burmese temple
- October 01, 2017

This could be seen as offensive because Britain colonised the country for more than a century. Johnson had taken part in a ritual involving pouring water over a golden statue of what he described as "a very big guinea pig", when he approached a 42-tonne bell, rang it with a wooden stick and spontaneously started reciting Kipling's poem. (more...)
Rick Pitino releases another statement denying involvement in scandal Rick Pitino releases another statement denying involvement in scandal
- October 01, 2017

The best thing for them is that practice will begin on Sunday, enabling the players to focus on actual basketball instead of the darkness that engulfed the University following the suspensions of Coach Rick Pitino and Vice President of Athletics Tom Jurich. (more...)
Biafra agitators hit London streets, ask British police to arrest Nigerians Biafra agitators hit London streets, ask British police to arrest Nigerians
- October 01, 2017

Asked if the United Kingdom would strip Kanu of citizenship on account of the declaration by Nigeria that he was leading a terrorist organisation, the mission said it does not comment on individual cases. "I think what we should do is that every country should work together to ensure that terrorism doesn't strike". Nigerian military authorities have refuted claims of having the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB; Nnamdi Kanu in detention. (more...)
Source tells ESPN Rick Pitino is out as Louisville men's basketball coach Source tells ESPN Rick Pitino is out as Louisville men's basketball coach
- October 01, 2017

He says fans and supporters deserve better. Tony Bland went into the courtroom wearing handcuffs and ankle chains Tuesday. He said little during a brief hearing other than to answer the judge's questions and did not enter a plea. He played in the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons. And his attorney, Martin Dietz, declined to comment. "For these men, bribing coaches was a business investment", Kim said of Dawkins, Michel and Sood. (more...)
Ex-Akali minister booked for raping woman since 2009 Ex-Akali minister booked for raping woman since 2009
- October 01, 2017

She alleged that Langah had sold her property fraudulently. The 39-year-old complainant claimed in the FIR that she used to study in the same class as Langah's daughter, Sarabjit Kaur, at the Bebe Nanki College in Gurdaspur . I am submitting to the process of law by surrendering in the court tomorrow. Her husband was in police and she would have got the job on compassionate grounds. (more...)
Trump still falling short on Puerto Rico disaster relief Trump still falling short on Puerto Rico disaster relief
- October 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico , who has been critical of the federal response to the devastation on the island, saying she was being "nasty" to him. "We have no idea of the full magnitude.Nothing good happens after eight days in the tropics without food or water". On Friday, Carmen Yulin Cruz had criticized Trump's administration and begged for more help, pleas that received widespread television coverage in the mainland United States. (more...)
Stranger Things 2: #JusticeForBarb is a big part of the new season Stranger Things 2: #JusticeForBarb is a big part of the new season
- September 30, 2017

The Duffer Brothers have promised more creepy twists in the next season and it looks like the new characters will be sure to spice up the show when it returns to screens. "Barb will not be forgotten". We only saw a hint of the impact that Barb's death had on Nancy and the rest of the characters. People get very frustrated, understandably, that the town doesn't seem to be really dealing with Barb. (more...)
Notable Stock in Focus: Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT)
- September 30, 2017

The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -3.12% with 1.87 average true range (ATR). About 838,628 shares traded. It has outperformed by 80.12% the S&P500. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, December 22. In other news, Director Edward M. Md Kaye sold 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 20th. (more...)
Pakistan 266-4 at close in reply to Sri Lanka's 419 Pakistan 266-4 at close in reply to Sri Lanka's 419
- September 30, 2017

Azhar ended up finishing on 74 off 200 balls, which included three boundaries, but Pakistan still trail by 153 runs. But it was the opening pair of Shan Masood and Sami Aslam who set the platform for a big total by putting together a solid 114-run opening stand after they resumed at 64 without loss. (more...)
Senior US general to oversee military response to Puerto Rico disaster Senior US general to oversee military response to Puerto Rico disaster
- September 30, 2017

In an emotional speech, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said she was sending out a mayday call across the world. The major has accused his administration of "killing us with the inefficiency". Cruz responded, "This is a people-are-dying story". NY emergency workers have spent the past week in Puerto Rico rebuilding infrastructure, delivering resources to families and aiding volunteers after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island and left most of its 3.4 million residents without basic ... (more...)
Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N
- September 30, 2017

UNICEF said nearly 1,400 schools have been destroyed in Borno during the Islamist group's eight-year insurgency and 57 percent of schools are unable to open because of damage or being in areas that remain unsafe. Despite aid agencies' efforts to set up schools for children in the northeast, particularly those displaced by the insurgency, UNICEF said it has only received three-fifths of the total funding it needs for 2017. (more...)