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Man Who Dissolved UK Police Officer in Acid Gets Life Term Man Who Dissolved UK Police Officer in Acid Gets Life Term
- December 13, 2016

He had joined the Bank of Scotland straight from school in 1973 and worked in Inverness, Dundee and London before joining the Metropolitan Police in 1986 at the age of 29. He said: "It's what I expected - I expected life". In reality, investigators said, Semple had been killed. PC Semple's long-term partner Gary Meeks reported him missing when he failed to return to their home in Dartford, in Kent. (more...)
Oakland Raiders take on Kansas City Chiefs in Thursday Night Football
- December 13, 2016

If rookie speedster Tyreek Hill sprinting to the end zone can be considered a gimmick, Del Rio could have said the same thing Thursday. That stuff never has a determining factor on anything I write down, anything that goes on in my brain or anything like that. (more...)
Lack of funds threatens malaria progress
- December 13, 2016

World Malaria Report 2016 , released today, found a promising increase in sub-Saharan African children given the proper diagnostic test for the mosquito-borne disease. A vaccine should be launched in 2018 in three African states. The proliferation of tools is visible in the labs at Seattle institutions such as PATH, the University of Washington, or Global Good at Intellectual Ventures, where scientists are at work on everything from new diagnostic tools to lasers created to shoot ... (more...)
Fracking Can Impact Drinking Water, EPA Report Finds
- December 13, 2016

The final report raises more questions than answers about the safety of fracking. The report, written by Environmental Protection Agency scientists, includes findings that are more open-ended than those in a draft version previous year, when the agency said fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, isn't having "widespread, systematic impacts on drinking water". (more...)
Canada should regulate recreational pot production: panel
- December 13, 2016

Canadians, especially younger Canadians, are among the biggest consumers of marijuana in the world. The federal government is expected to introduce a measure to legalise pot. The new Canada marijuana recommendations allow for the possession of 30 grams of pot for personal use and the cultivation of four plants per residence. (more...)
Missouri Planned Parenthood seeks to expand abortion access
- December 13, 2016

Louis Planned Parenthood clinic. "My patients face an enormous amount of insurmountable challenges because of state laws that have never taken into consideration their health and safety", said Kristin Metcalf-Wilson, assistant vice president of Health Services at Planned Parenthood Great Plains. (more...)
Demonetisation: FM Arun Jaitley hints at lower tax rates
- December 13, 2016

Hitting back at the Chidambaram's comment that demonetisation is the biggest scam of the year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that UPA ran the most corrupt government. "Once transactions are substantially digital, they get caught in the tax net". "Digitisation has ability to support a society which has much less cash". (more...)
US Teen Drug Use is Lowest in Decades
- December 13, 2016

Declines in cigarette smoking and certain other forms of tobacco use also occurred among teens in 2016, continuing an important and now long-term trend in the use of cigarettes. Fortunately, the use of these drugs outside of medical supervision has been in decline, at least among high school seniors-the only ones for whom narcotics use is reported. (more...)
Death toll from Tennessee wildfires rises to 10 Death toll from Tennessee wildfires rises to 10
- December 13, 2016

Though some hot spots remain, the fires that have ravaged the Great Smoky Mountains this week have been extinguished, Sevier County's mayor announced Thursday afternoon. The couple were dual citizens and had been living in the USA for around 20 years, said Dave LaPointe, the couple's son-in-law, in an interview with Global News Friday in Woodstock. (more...)
1 in 6 Americans takes a psychiatric drug
- December 13, 2016

In a separate development Monday, scientists reported that increasing numbers of infants in rural areas in the United States are born dependent on drugs, largely as a outcome of their mothers' use of opioids. For example, almost 21 percent of white adults reported taking a psychiatric drug, compared with less than 9 percent of Hispanic adults, according to the report. (more...)
Former Boynton Beach High star Lamar Jackson among five Heisman finalists Former Boynton Beach High star Lamar Jackson among five Heisman finalists
- December 13, 2016

The Heisman Trophy is an annual award given out to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity. A STUDY OF this season's bowl-bound teams shows while there continues to be high academic success for the student-athletes overall, the disparity in graduation rates between black and white students remains a problem at the highest level of college football. (more...)
Coalition Of Abortion Providers Sues Texas Over 'Fetal Burial' Rules
- December 13, 2016

In a statement Monday , the pro-abortion group said , "The politically-motivated rules are created to restrict a woman's right to access safe and legal abortion by increasing both the cost of reproductive health care services and the shame and stigma surrounding abortion and pregnancy loss". (more...)
Sensex rallies 183 pts ahead of Fed meet; Nifty50 tops 8200
- December 13, 2016

However, in the broader markets, BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices slipped 0.4 per cent and 0.1 per cent respectively. As of 2:33 p.m., the Sensex was up 152 points at 26,668 and Nifty was at 8,206, up 35 points. Infosys fell as much as 1 per cent while Wipro shed 0.72 per cent, but TCS inched up 0.58 per cent. Shares of the fuel retailers such as HPCL, BPCL and International Olympic Committee faced selling pressure and slumped by up to 4.25 per cent. (more...)
Ophthotech Plunges on Eye Drug Study Failure
- December 13, 2016

The ratio dropped, as 25 funds sold all Ophthotech Corp shares owned while 56 reduced positions. "(OPHT) Upgraded by Goldman Sachs Group Inc.to Neutral" was originally reported by Marea Informative and is the propert of of Marea Informative. (more...)
Airlifted After CSX Train Crash in Pasco County Airlifted After CSX Train Crash in Pasco County
- December 13, 2016

Joseph's Hospital in Tampa. Authorities say a 26-year-old woman who was babysitting the child was also hit by the train and is in stable condition. The incident happened just before noon in Zephyrhills both of the victims had to be airlifted to area hospitals. (more...)
Texas Pastor Tells Kids at Mall That Santa is Not Real
- December 13, 2016

The pastor, David Grisham , who claimed to be with Last Frontier Evangelism , filmed a Facebook video of himself walking up to the mall's Santa Claus line and planning to tell children that "there is no Santa Claus and that Christmas is about Jesus Christ". (more...)
Suspect sought in stabbing near California mosque
- December 13, 2016

Saturday. One, identified as 29-year-old John Matteson , was later located and taken into custody. The confrontation began as a verbal altercation that escalated into a physical fight between the two suspects and the victim, who had attended prayer services at the mosque that evening, and a number of his friends, Brill said. (more...)
Jewel Clouds? Exotic Weather Sweeps Across Giant Alien Planet Jewel Clouds? Exotic Weather Sweeps Across Giant Alien Planet
- December 13, 2016

A paper published December 12 in Nature Astrophysics analyzed four years worth of data from Kepler, which was sent far out into the Milky Way in 2009 to find exoplanets. This shift is caused by an equatorial jet with dramatically variable wind-speeds - at their fastest, pushing vast amounts of cloud across the planet. (more...)
Yankee Candle Company Issues Mass Recall Over Glass Holders Breaking
- December 13, 2016

The candles are a part of the company's "Luminous Collection" fragrance candle line. Yankee Candle is recalling more than 30,000 candles. Before you light that candle - you may want to make sure it's not on the recall list. No injuries have been reported, but there have been 16 cases of the glass jar cracking. The company says it will also give you a free candle of your choosing to make up for any inconvenience. (more...)
Best Buy employees buy Wii U for kid Best Buy employees buy Wii U for kid
- December 13, 2016

In a video recorded by store manager Rahiem Storr , the teenager could be seen sitting in front of the Wii U on display, playing the same game he played every day, when suddenly, Best Buy employees Kenneth Fernandez and Pal Ndoja approached him. (more...)

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