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Area churches collecting items for Operation Christmas Child
- November 14, 2016

John Zamastil holds a shoebox to be filled for Operation Christmas Child. . Churches from across the region have been collecting toys and necessities all year long for this worldwide relief mission. Participants can follow their box online to discover where their gift is delivered by using the donation form found at samaritanspurse.org/occ. Collection hours are Monday 6-8 p.m.; Tuesday 1-3 p.m.; Wednesday 6-8 p.m.; Thursday 1-3 p.m.; Friday 6-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.; Sunday noon ... (more...)
Trump's ex-wife wants to be US Ambassador to Czech Republic Trump's ex-wife wants to be US Ambassador to Czech Republic
- November 14, 2016

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was also said to be in the running for chief of staff, but the position was given instead to Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Convention, according to the BBC . She added: "I'm quite known all around the world". Ivana Trump knows the president-elect will have to ride Air Force One instead of his personal Boeing 757 plane worth $100 million. (more...)
I'm A Celebrity: Adam Thomas to win? I'm A Celebrity: Adam Thomas to win?
- November 14, 2016

Sunday night's debut episode saw TV presenter and mathematician Carol Vorderman , Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas , comedian Joel Dommett, actor Larry Lamb, ex-footballer Wayne Bridge and radio presenter Lisa Snowdon enter the Australian jungle, along with Scarlett, Ola, Jordan and Sam. (more...)
NHS email blunder catches 1.2 million staff in 'reply all' chaos NHS email blunder catches 1.2 million staff in 'reply all' chaos
- November 14, 2016

The public body now employs around 1.2 million people, so you can imagine the repercussions. Thousands of replies were sent in response from frustrated users, some hitting " reply all " and causing the entire system to grind to a halt. It said: "An issue with a distribution list has meant that several test emails have been widely received by users". The deluge of emails has blocked some users out of their Outlook Web Access accounts, the status update continued. (more...)
British Red Squirrels Carry Bacteria that Cause Leprosy to Humans
- November 14, 2016

The squirrels were riddled with lesions as well as severe swelling around the ears, lips, eyelids, and other physical deformities - all the same symptoms of someone diagnosed with leprosy. Globally, there are about 220,000 cases yearly, according to the study. In the US, between 150 and 200 cases are typically reported each year, according to the National Hansen's Disease Program. (more...)
Big play Titans blowing up on offense
- November 14, 2016

On Sunday against the Titans, he caught six of his nine targets for 156 yards, including a season-high 46-yarder. Then, from shotgun, Rodgers threw low and incomplete at the sticks to Randall Cobb. "We've been in tough spots before", McCarthy said. Brian Orakpo had two of Tennessee's five sacks, and the Titans also forced three turnovers. The situation: Minnesota faces second-and-10 at the Washington 39-yard line with 5 minutes, 53 seconds left in the game and Washington holding a ... (more...)
Gravelly-voiced singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dead at 82
- November 14, 2016

No further details have been given of his death, which comes just weeks after he said he was "ready to die" in an interview. Cohen's son, Adam, who helped produce his latest album, said in a statement his father died in the knowledge he'd made "one of his greatest records". (more...)
Trump says he won't rule out 'amended' Obamacare Trump says he won't rule out 'amended' Obamacare
- November 14, 2016

Finally for me it would have been very hard. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., gave Trump a tour of Capitol Hill, showing him exactly where he'll be sworn as the 45th president of the United States. "I told him I will look at his suggestions, and out of respect, I will do that", Trump said. These "far-left", "fringe groups" are upset with the Democrats because Bernie Sanders isn't their President, they're not protesting exclusively against President-elect Trump, Urban told the Sunday ... (more...)
England frustrated as India hold out to draw opening test England frustrated as India hold out to draw opening test
- November 14, 2016

It's a situation, it can't get better than that to find another aspect of your game. "It's easy to say you should set them 250 but in modern day cricket they would have had every chance chasing that". We were relentless with the ball, we didn't let India score too quickly. "They have done the job for us in West Indies as well". England 2nd innings: Alastair Cook batting 46, Haseeb Hameed batting 62. (more...)
Leprosy Threatening British Red Squirrels
- November 14, 2016

However, the team assured the general public that the risk of infection is minimal since red squirrels are shy critters, which usually stay away from humans. "This is of particular interest in countries where leprosy is still endemic in human [s], where maybe a part of the new cases number could be explained by the presence of an animal reservoir". (more...)
Inconvenience of people will not go in vain: Modi
- November 14, 2016

But you did not make higher denomination currency notes illegal. Referring to the criticism of the demonetisation move by opposition parties, he said "they thought if they pull my hair, I will do nothing". I will never let anyone loot the money that belongs to the poor of India.Yes, those against me are strong people. They have been looting the country for last 70 years. (more...)
How can diabetes affect your eyes? How can diabetes affect your eyes?
- November 14, 2016

Professor of Diabetes at Monash University Paul Zimmet agrees more can be done to prevent the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents. Of the 840,000 diabetes-related hospitalisations in the past year, 4,400 patients needed either their toes, feet or limbs amputated and a further 3,500 required kidney dialysis. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: 'Brazilian Grand Prix was smooth sailing for me' Lewis Hamilton: 'Brazilian Grand Prix was smooth sailing for me'
- November 14, 2016

Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Nico Rosberg. The safety auto came in for the last time with 15 laps to go, setting up a frantic finish as Verstappen fought his way up the field and the race finished just inside the two-hour limit. (more...)
Xi Jinping to Trump: Let's cooperate
- November 14, 2016

China's President Xi Jinping called U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday night and told him that cooperation is "the only correct choice for China and the United States ", Chinese state media reported on Monday. Trump had accused China of unfair trade practices and currency manipulation during the election campaign, threatening to slap a 45 percent tariff on all Chinese imports. (more...)
Leprosy Found in British Red Squirrels
- November 14, 2016

After analyzing their DNA, the team discovered that all squirrels had been infected with leprosy, known as Mycobacterium leprae . Although no other squirrels had the same bacteria, others were found to have a related pathogen, Mycobacterium lepromatosis , which also causes leprosy. (more...)
Demonetisation: Government ups ATM withdrawal, old-notes exchange limit
- November 14, 2016

State Bank of India (SBI) expects to calibrate 1,000 of its ATMs for Rs 2,000 currency notes by Monday night, its Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya said on Sunday. "I know the forces up against me, they may not let me live, they may ruin me because their loot of 70 years is in trouble, but I am prepared", he said in a speech in Goa. (more...)
OnePlus 3T to launch tomorrow, here is what you can expect OnePlus 3T to launch tomorrow, here is what you can expect
- November 14, 2016

However, as with the name of the smartphone , the processor is indicated in a confusing manner as Snapdragon 830 (835), which could mean that that OnePlus 4 will have two variants with one powered by the Snapdragon 830 and the other by Snapdragon 835, or that OnePlus has not yet decided whether the OnePlus 4 will feature the Snapdragon 830 or the Snapdragon 835. (more...)
When Baby A is Born First, But Baby B is Older When Baby A is Born First, But Baby B is Older
- November 14, 2016

How is that possible? Parents Seth and Emily Peterson knew something odd was going to happen. This will make an interesting story to tell for years to come. Emily said she doesn't yet know how she'll explain it to Sam and Ronan. As she was pushing, she heard the nurses talking in the background something about the time. (more...)
United Kingdom red squirrels carry 'a form of leprosy'
- November 14, 2016

For their study, researchers led by Charlotte Avanzi, a doctoral assistant at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, analyzed over 100 bodies of red squirrels gathered from the British Isles, including Ireland and Scotland. These armadillos are found in North, Central and South America, including parts of the southern U.S. The armadillos do not get sick, "and there's no evidence it shortens their life", Nelson told Live Science . (more...)
Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles
- November 14, 2016

But on CNN's " State of the Union ", Ryan rejected the kind of "mass deportations" Trump had championed during the campaign. The appointments came after a day in which Trump's tough-talking plan to rein in illegal immigration showed signs Sunday of cracking, with the president-elect backing off his vow to build a solid wall along the southern US border and Ryan rejecting any "deportation force" targeting people living in the country illegally. (more...)