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Infant mortality rate reaches new low mark — CDC Infant mortality rate reaches new low mark — CDC
- Марта 22, 2017

However, the fifth-leading cause, "unintentional injuries", saw an 11 percent jump. The mortality rate for non-Hispanic black women, which fell 20%, was still more than double that for non-Hispanic white women. "Some states with fairly high rates, such as SC and MS, are in those categories where they had some of the sharpest declines". SC has made major strides in the effort to improve the outcome for babies born in the Palmetto State. (more...)
President Jacob Zuma expected in King Williams Town for Human Rights Day President Jacob Zuma expected in King Williams Town for Human Rights Day
- Марта 22, 2017

Zuma was speaking at the official Human Rights Day celebrations in King Williamstown on Tuesday, where government also commemorated the 40th anniversary of freedom fighter Steve Biko's passing. The Presidency's Bongani Ngqulunga said: "President Zuma wants to assure all grants beneficiaries that government will implement the directive of the Constitutional Court and uphold the Constitutional rights of the poor and vulnerable in our society". (more...)
Fairfield County fields 15 billionaires for Forbes' list of world's wealthiest Fairfield County fields 15 billionaires for Forbes' list of world's wealthiest
- Марта 22, 2017

Gates has been the richest person in the world for 18 out of the last 23 years. Forbes notes that Trump is the first billionaire president in US history and said " the business that made him rich remains intact". The number of female billionaires has also increased by 25 during the past year, reaching 227. With a net worth of United States dollars 23.2 billion, Mukesh Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), is the highest-ranked Indian in the list, at No. (more...)
Duterte, PM agree on South China Sea Duterte, PM agree on South China Sea
- Марта 22, 2017

He added that going to war with China was pointless. PDOT and China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) officials, headed by chairman Li Jinzao, agreed to hold marketing and communications campaigns, familiarization trips for media and tour operators, tourism-related workshops and capacity building sessions for travel professionals as well as official visits by tourism heads and joint travel fairs to be held in the Philippines and China. (more...)
Spreading awareness with socks Spreading awareness with socks
- Марта 22, 2017

The day was created to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a role in lives and communities. 95% of people with Down Syndrome have Trisomy 21, a full additional copy of chromosome 21. Approximately one in every 700 babies in the United States is born with Down syndrome, about 6,000 each year. (more...)
Deadly spider's venom may prevent stroke damage, finds study Deadly spider's venom may prevent stroke damage, finds study
- Марта 22, 2017

A bite from an Australian funnel web spider can kill a human in 15 minutes , but a harmless ingredient found in the venom can protect brain cells from being destroyed by a stroke, even when given hours after the event, scientists say. Study leader Prof. Glenn King, of the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland in Australia, and colleagues recently published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . (more...)
Deep South Freeze Means Fewer Blueberries and Peaches Deep South Freeze Means Fewer Blueberries and Peaches
- Марта 22, 2017

Other farms did not fare so well. At the Pee Dee Orchards farm stand on USA 74 near Ellerbe, a popular stop for beachgoers from the Charlotte area, owner Chesley Green said he thinks he lost about 80 percent of his peach crop. Temperatures dipped into the 20s both Wednesday and Thursday morning. Peach farms are major economic drivers in rural communities and support more than 1,500 jobs statewide. (more...)
Macron will challenge Le Pen even in the first round Macron will challenge Le Pen even in the first round
- Марта 22, 2017

However, a Harris Interactive poll showed Macron winning the first round with 26% of votes, with Le Pen taking second place on 25%, setting him up to trounce her in the run-off with a score of 65%. His stance on the prospect of a Le Pen presidency was echoed by France's ambassador to Japan, who on Wednesday broke diplomatic protocol by stating publicly that he would refuse to serve if she won. (more...)
USDA Confirms Second Bird Flu Case In Tennessee USDA Confirms Second Bird Flu Case In Tennessee
- Марта 21, 2017

Dr Stout says there were no clinical signs of disease in the Christian County birds. The virus was found in the Pickens County flock during a routine inspection. "The best way to protect your birds is to increase your biosecurity measures and particularly, to keep your birds at home for now". Don't borrow from your neighbor - Avoid sharing tools and equipment with neighbors. (more...)
Gates, Zuckerberg, Musk, Trump headline Forbes' record-setting billionaires list for '17 Gates, Zuckerberg, Musk, Trump headline Forbes' record-setting billionaires list for '17
- Марта 21, 2017

Warren Buffett had the second-best year, and the biggest gain since Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016. While Gates didn't endorse a candidate in the 2016 presidential election, he did call Trump "very sophisticated" in an interview previous year after the election, likening him to President John Kennedy. (more...)
Tottenham lead Arsenal in transfer chase for Everton's Ross Barkley
- Марта 21, 2017

If the English midfielder does leave Merseyside, expect him to opt for Spurs over their arch rivals. The Standard is suggesting that this would not be a problem at all, with Barkley more than open to a move down south. Achieving regular Champions League qualification is helping Spurs close the financial and competitive gap with the Gunners. This news has alerted several clubs with the Mirror reporting over the weekend that Arsenal had joined the race for Barkley's signature as Arsene ... (more...)
Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery Baby Born With 4 Legs, 2 Spines Survives Risky Surgery
- Марта 21, 2017

A baby girl whose twin failed to develop properly and fused to her growing body in the womb is recovering after a successful operation in the US. She still has two spines that are closely connected, but doctors don't believe it will affect her. (more...)
Paris Jackson Got Her Heart Broken By Zac Efron! Paris Jackson Got Her Heart Broken By Zac Efron!
- Марта 21, 2017

Jimmy Fallon , on the other hand, gushed saying the name of Zac Efron. "I was so bummed". Jackson, the daughter of Michael Jackson , met Cooper backstage at a Halloween concert past year and said, "I was telling him, "I love you so much, I've always listened to you, I grew up loving you" and I was close to tears". (more...)
Prime Minister urges BJP MPs to familiarise people on BHIM app Prime Minister urges BJP MPs to familiarise people on BHIM app
- Марта 21, 2017

At the same time, Modi recalled an RSS official saying that though the organisation had spread its wings, it was a pity that its members didn't have enough time to attend a shakha. Party functionaries will highlight the government's achievements, the BJP's upward journey and will be shown a video about this. The Prime Minister asked them to engage in the "Swachh Bharat" campaign on the BJP's foundation day on April 6. (more...)
Barry Bonds to serve as Giants special adviser Barry Bonds to serve as Giants special adviser
- Марта 21, 2017

Bonds spent last season as the hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, but was not retained. Bonds has become a teacher of young hitters and worked extensively with Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton during his one-season spell in Miami. His career was not without controversy, however. He joins a distinguished list of former Giants greats now serving as advisors that includes Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda. (more...)
Trump prepares to speak at campaign-style rally Trump prepares to speak at campaign-style rally
- Марта 21, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for a visit by China's president and will go to Russian Federation later in April, U.S. FBI Director James Comey for the first time Monday confirmed that the agency is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA election, including any possible "links" between the Trump campaign and Moscow. (more...)
Nationwide Search for Missing Michigan Teen with Ties to Florida Nationwide Search for Missing Michigan Teen with Ties to Florida
- Марта 21, 2017

Martin left her home in Fennville Michigan sometime Saturday, and was reportedly last seen in Saugatuck, Mich ., which is south of Holland on Lake Michigan. She left home after messaging an unknown person on the "KIK" messenger app. Joy is described as 5-foot-6 inches tall with blonde hair and blue eyes. (more...)
Stock Soaring to a Recent High: Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) Stock Soaring to a Recent High: Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR)
- Марта 21, 2017

The firm purchased 22,500 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock, valued at approximately $276,000. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. (more...)
Your Call: Neil Gorsuch's judicial philosophy
- Марта 21, 2017

Gorsuch's testimony may only last one day, but that could be one super-long day - or it could spill-over to Wednesday. And Gorsuch addressed the subject of what is going on when judges disagree. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the committee dispensed with any niceties as the hearing kicked off. Senate rules and tradition dictate the rest. (more...)
Filipino tycoons included in Forbes' list of world's richest Filipino tycoons included in Forbes' list of world's richest
- Марта 21, 2017

The magazine's newest ranking estimated that Trump's net worth has fallen from US$4.5b last year to US$3.5b today, dropping him 220 spots on the magazine's list of billionaires, from No 336 last year to No 544. The list features individuals rather than multigenerational families who share large fortunes. In a personal financial disclosure form filed with the federal government past year, Trump said his net worth was over $10 billion. (more...)

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