Health


Fake arrest ends in elaborate proposal Fake arrest ends in elaborate proposal
- December 15, 2016

With the aid of his buddies, Blackmon was informed that McPherson engaged in illegal bike activity and sped away from the police with a loaded gun. "Nobody will be expecting this tonight!" "Me getting out and seeing that I felt like I can fix this". (more...)
Larger UK redress levies in offing for riskier financial products Larger UK redress levies in offing for riskier financial products
- December 15, 2016

Merging the four current intermediation classes with product provider contributions from all providers from the first pound of any claim. In each scenario they would contribute up to a maximum of £215m, representing 27% of the bill for intermediary claims. (more...)
Surgeon General sounding alarm on teens, e-cigarettes Surgeon General sounding alarm on teens, e-cigarettes
- December 15, 2016

Why don't the two sides agree? "There's hidden dangers to a lot of things, and I think e-cigarettes is possibly one of those". There's also conflicting evidence about their effectiveness as a smoking cessation aid. ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing the public health agencies of the United States, the USA territories, and the District of Columbia, as well as the more than 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ. (more...)
China: Trump's One China comments 'risk Taiwan peace'
- December 15, 2016

Over the past week, we've begun to see what happens when Trump puts his own spin on long-standing diplomatic traditions as the government of China has protested the president-elect's questioning of the "One China" policy that America has supported for almost four decades. (more...)
Pakistan, India will consider new talks on water dispute Pakistan, India will consider new talks on water dispute
- December 15, 2016

In the meantime, the World Bank has advised Pakistan and India to find an alternative way of resolving the dispute amicably. The suspension will affect India's request to the World Bank for the appointment of a neutral expert as well as Pakistan's request for appointing a chairman of the court of arbitration. (more...)
North Carolina Gov. McCrory to Request $200 Million for Wildfire, Hurricane Relief
- December 15, 2016

However, he would not say what legislation lawmakers would consider, and the proclamation establishing the impromptu special session stated that the general assembly would consider "bills concerning any matters the General Assembly elects to consider". (more...)
Killer who survived lethal injection has appeal refused by Supreme Court Killer who survived lethal injection has appeal refused by Supreme Court
- December 15, 2016

Breyer dissented from the decision to deny review in the case of Henry Perry Sireci , who was first sentenced to death in 1976. The 60-year-old inmate's argument against a second execution attempt was that it would be cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy. (more...)
AIADMK district units urge Sasikala to take over reins of party AIADMK district units urge Sasikala to take over reins of party
- December 15, 2016

Endorsed for the post by chief minister O. Panneerselvam himself, Sasikala has received the backing of a host of other ministers and MPs on the matter. "If there is any, party's executive will amend it to pave way for her", he said. Jayalalithaa, who passed away on Monday evening after suffering cardiac arrest, was the party's general secretary from 1989 to 2016. (more...)
Manchester City V Watford Manchester City V Watford
- December 15, 2016

Gundogan came off after 44 minutes against Watford on Wednesday following an awkward fall and was replaced by Fernando. Everything was nearly ideal for Manchester City in their Premier League win against Watford: it was a great performance, with a clean sheet and very good defensive work. (more...)
Battery charge dismissed against Kansas forward Bragg Battery charge dismissed against Kansas forward Bragg
- December 15, 2016

The decision by Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson came after the Lawrence Police Department obtained surveillance video, according to a release from the prosecutor's office . Bragg, who turned 21 Wednesday, pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon after he was accused of striking Soofi, 19, in the face and pushing her down stairs early that morning. (more...)
Firefighter eating at restaurant notices people acting strangely, finds poisonous gas leak
- December 15, 2016

An off-duty firefighter was at the River Ridge Taphouse at 1480 River Ridge Drive when he noticed signs of carbon monoxide poisoning, Forsyth County EMS told WGHP/FOX8. "'Did I get infected by that much?" Jenna Edwards with the River Ridge Taproom says they called their heating technician and the problem was fixed that night. (more...)
Abortion doesn't cause women much mental trauma, study shows
- December 15, 2016

Women's-rights advocates have long questioned the evidence behind these mini-interventions, and a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests they're onto something: Women who had abortions aren't any worse-off, psychologically, than those who initially sought abortions but gave birth instead. (more...)
Weather: Bursts of Snow & Brutal Cold (12/14 AM) Weather: Bursts of Snow & Brutal Cold (12/14 AM)
- December 15, 2016

The entire Chicago area is under a Wind Chill Advisory beginning Wednesday night as the city faces plummeting wind chill values that could drop as low as 30 below zero. Clouds increase as temperatures climb to the upper 20s. On Saturday , the weekend will start very cold - and will also see several inches of snow falling, enough to put the plows on the road, forecasters wrote. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP) Shares Sold by Advisor Group Inc
- December 15, 2016

Last time the company reported, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (ETE) generated $0.47 in earnings per share, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "BlackRock Advisors LLC Buys 638,010 Shares of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (more...)
Lubbock Animal Services Warns About Gifting Pets For Christmas Lubbock Animal Services Warns About Gifting Pets For Christmas
- December 14, 2016

This is not a "gesture" or "recognition" of pets as the letter said, but rather to save animals and encourage people to enrich their lives by adopting a pet. The goal is to place at least 30 dogs and 30 cats in homes before the end of December. If you want to adopt, but aren't interested in any of the animals above, just head in to the shelter and see the other great options. (more...)
Winter Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid ruckus over demonetisation Winter Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till tomorrow amid ruckus over demonetisation
- December 14, 2016

Then, Mr. Kumar cited the sting operation, accusing the Opposition of trying to stymie Mr. Modi's campaign against black money. Emphasising that the government was ready for any discussion, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Ananth Sharma said, "Regarding demonitisation, we are always ready for discussion, they (opposition) are running away from it and walking out". (more...)
Eight-Year-Old Boy's Quick-Thinking Saves Mom and Dog Eight-Year-Old Boy's Quick-Thinking Saves Mom and Dog
- December 14, 2016

Madernach said the dog fell through thin ice and she immediately started to panic. The proud mother told reporters: "I kept thinking to myself: 'Oh my gosh, I am not letting this water win". Caden asked how long it was going to be until he came home. I should have thought because my husband is a fireman. The woman jumped into a canoe to try to save her dog, Bailey, and matters quickly turned serious when she found herself waist deep in painfully freezing water. (more...)
Wells Fargo scandal alleged to have carried on with Prudential policies Wells Fargo scandal alleged to have carried on with Prudential policies
- December 14, 2016

The Massachusetts senator, along with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland), ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent the letter to Prudential CEO John Strangfeld Tuesday, requesting a briefing and documents about insurance sales through Wells Fargo. (more...)
What Amazon Go Means for the Future of Retail What Amazon Go Means for the Future of Retail
- December 14, 2016

Amazon is also reportedly working on another drive-up grocery store concept, now being constructed in Seattle, that would allow customers to order online and pick up their items at the store. Although the Amazon Go concept will allow customers to save time and retailers will be able to save money on labor costs, there are also some unanswered questions. (more...)
Could AR Rahman win 2 Oscars at next year's ceremony?
- December 14, 2016

Legendary music composer A.R Rahman has been found a place in the 89th Oscar nominations for his work in "Pele: Birth of a Legend". Academy rules are such that a film can only be under consideration for Best Original Song if the song actually plays during the movie itself, not only over the credits. (more...)

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