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European Union chief says Brexit talks "likely" to start early next year
- September 22, 2016

To make matters potentially even worse for May, "infringement actions by member states" means individual European Union member states could launch legal cases of their own against Britain. The leaders vowed to strengthen protection of Bulgaria's border with Turkey, intensify cooperation between their security services and bolster a European investment fund meant to foster growth and create jobs. (more...)
Browns down another starter as McCown out with injury
- September 22, 2016

Jackson said that Erving will miss Sunday's game and be week to week. Quarterback Cody Kessler #5 of the Cleveland Browns passes during the third quarter against the Chicago Bears at FirstEnergy Stadium during a preseason game on September 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (more...)
1 person shot and killed, tear gas fired at protest in Charlotte
- September 22, 2016

Officers were at the location because they were serving a warrant to another man. Scott then attempted to get out of the vehicle with the gun in his hand, which is when he was shot by Officer Brentley Vinson , who is black and has been placed on administrative leave, as is standard procedure in such cases. (more...)
Today marks World Alzheimer's Day! Today marks World Alzheimer's Day!
- September 22, 2016

Stating that lifestyle problems were also contributing to the cause of Alzheimer's, Jaydeep Bansal, senior consultant of Neurology at Saroj Super specialty Hospital, said: "In later stages of Alzheimer's problems, along with memory loss, communication, reasoning and orientation can become more severe". (more...)
Global Switches and Multiplexers Market 2016 Industry
- September 22, 2016

The Food Allergy and Intolerance Products industry report concludes with the Company Profiles section which includes information on major developments, strategic moves and financials of the key players operating in Food Allergy and Intolerance Products market. (more...)
I reversed birther stance 'to get on with' campaign
- September 22, 2016

The third most concerning topic, according to 64 percent of voters, is Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she served as secretary of state. Most other recent surveys show a much tighter race. The RealClearPolitics' average of national polls calculates her lead at 1.1 percent, while The New York Times says it is a bit larger at 44-42 percent. (more...)
George Clooney blindsided by Brangelina split on camera
- September 22, 2016

But Jolie is seeking physical custody of them, with Pitt receiving visitation rights. Though she avoids mentioning allegations that Pitt had cheated on Jolie with Allied co-star Marion Cotillard, who's reportedly pregnant with her second child, the talk show host rips Brangelina a new one and pokes fun at their large brood. (more...)
China offers $100 million in aid for refugees China offers $100 million in aid for refugees
- September 22, 2016

China still has a long way to go to reach modernization and needs to pursue development through deepening reform, further opening-up and safe-guarding a peaceful environment, Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday at United Nations headquarters in NY. (more...)
FTO gene not an obesity life sentence FTO gene not an obesity life sentence
- September 22, 2016

Obesity has increased sharply over recent decades. A new study in BMJ finds that having 1 gene may make you more likely to gain weight, but it's hardly a barrier to losing weight. The team took note of the participant's body weight, waist circumference, and BMI. That was true regardless of the study participants' age and gender, the weight-loss strategy they used, how long they followed it and other variables, the researchers said. (more...)
4 siblings killed, mother injured at Michigan home
- September 22, 2016

The two younger children , 4 and 6 years old, were found dead in their beds. Police say Green killed the two youngest children by carbon monoxide poisoning from his vehicle. Faith Green cited a " breakdown in the marriage relationship " in the filing in Wayne County court. Police and the medical examiner's staff wheeled one of the teen's bodies out of the home as neighbors watched in shock. (more...)
Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA
- September 22, 2016

In addition to finding that smoking-related DNA sites were linked with more than 7,000 genes - about one-third of known human genes - the researchers learned that some DNA methylation sites persisted even three decades after quitting . London and her colleagues zeroed in on a process called DNA methylation - genetic changes that don't alter genes' underlying code but can change how they're expressed, or turned on. (more...)
Pac-12 predictions for the start of full conference play
- September 22, 2016

In fact, Utah is one of only three Pac-12 teams now ranked, checking in at No. 23 in the Coaches Poll and No. 24 in the AP Poll . Other key league matchups on the Pac-12 Network include a clash between perennial favorite Stanford at defending co-Pac-12 Champion ARIZONA STATE on December 30, and a New Year's celebration tilt between national semifinalists Washington at OSU for the only meeting between the teams this season. (more...)
Fairfield Man Charged With Murder After Wife's Body Discovered Fairfield Man Charged With Murder After Wife's Body Discovered
- September 22, 2016

State police and wardens have found what is believed to be a woman's body on property owned by the in-laws of a Fairfield woman who has been missing since August 30. This story has been corrected to reflect that the body was found on Tuesday and that that the home belonged to the husband's parents. Detectives took Luc Tieman into custody about 10 a.m. (more...)
Cabinet clears deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
- September 22, 2016

While stopping short of confirming the deal, the French presidency also said that Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian would head to the Indian capital on Friday. The delivery for the fighter aircraft is expected to begin in 2019, with an annual inflation capped at 3.5 per cent. This will be an energetic and most needed step towards the security steps of India. (more...)
After Weekend Blasts, Police Detonate Possible Bomb in New Jersey After Weekend Blasts, Police Detonate Possible Bomb in New Jersey
- September 22, 2016

UPDATE 9.12AM: Bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami has been shot and arrested during a shootout with police. In court papers, a public defender sought a court appearance for Rahami, an Afghan-born USA citizen, so he can hear the federal terrorism charges against him. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick says he's received death threats Colin Kaepernick says he's received death threats
- September 22, 2016

The San Francisco 49ers quarterback told The Mercury News that the death threats have come from a "couple different avenues" but added that he also has seen positive results from the movement. "Granted, it's not how I want it to happen, but that's the realization of what could happen". While most were aware Kaepernick's actions come with great personal risk, few could sense its scale ... (more...)
Flu vaccine protects you and loved ones Flu vaccine protects you and loved ones
- September 22, 2016

Scott Lindquist, State Communicable Disease Epidemiologist for the Washington State Department of Health. The drive-through flu clinic is sponsored by the Sussex County Department of Environmental and Public Health Services, Emergency Preparedness and Public Health Nursing. (more...)
UN adopts declaration on anti-microbial resistance
- September 22, 2016

Antimicrobial resistance is driven by a host of factors. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) happens when bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi develop resistance against medicines that were previously able to cure them. This is a special edition of The Takeaway, a regular feature in which global health and development expert Alanna Shaikh breaks down key reports from the global development community. (more...)
Now's the time for a flu shot Now's the time for a flu shot
- September 22, 2016

Monday through Friday and up to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. If you are over 65, and/or have a condition that could put you at greater risk of catching flu, contact your GP surgery from October to early November, and ask about having a flu vaccination. (more...)
Slovakia becomes fourth European Union country to ratify the Paris Agreement
- September 22, 2016

Even if the bloc isn't in the forefront of ratifying countries, it's unlikely to suffer. Ban Ki-moon would like to see this momentum extended by entry into force and implementation of the Agreement. Criticising the EU countries for not ratifying the treaty during the United Nations ceremony, despite being the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, she said: "European countries' failure to ratify today is a dent in the climate leadership it has prided itself on previously". (more...)

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