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John Legend's luggage stolen after landing in New York City John Legend's luggage stolen after landing in New York City
- Марта 25, 2017

New Yorker Agustin Hilario , 63, was subsequently arrested, and charged with grand larceny, third-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree attempted grand larceny. The 38-year-old explained: 'I think it was powerful for her to let a lot of women know they're not alone, and no matter how much money you have or fame, anybody can feel that. (more...)
NRA skeptical that new ND law will lead to more gun crimes NRA skeptical that new ND law will lead to more gun crimes
- Марта 25, 2017

Thirty-one states have "open carry" laws, allowing handgun owners to carry weapons in full view without a license, according to the center. Some 48,700 of North Dakota's 759,000 residents have concealed carry permits. "The more we recognize the right of all people to protect their lives with a firearm, and the more that we encourage law-abiding citizens to carry, the safer our society will be", Lisonbee says. (more...)
Oklahoma Company Recalls Nearly 100000 Pounds of Chicken for Metal Contamination
- Марта 24, 2017

The ready-to-eat chicken portions were produced between December 19, 2016 and March 7, 2017, and bear establishment number P-7092 inside the USDA mark of inspection. Labeling of products can be found here. The recall comes after five people complained of finding metal in OK Food Inc.'s chicken. OK Foods later identified the contaminated chicken and determined that the metal fragments came from a conveyor belt used during processing. (more...)
New healthcare legislation: GOP said to lack votes despite Trump demands New healthcare legislation: GOP said to lack votes despite Trump demands
- Марта 24, 2017

House Republican leadership's chances of passing their Obamacare repeal legislation Thursday evening appears to be waning, with the House Freedom Caucus remaining unsupportive despite President Donald Trump's efforts to persuade them . (more...)
Scientists warn world faces TB epidemic as disease 'is becoming drug resistant'
- Марта 24, 2017

Issues encountered include delays in access; the fact that a new request has to be submitted every six months, regardless of the necessary duration of treatment and at risk of interrupting treatment; and the program's inflexibility in accommodating the evolving multi-drug regimens needed to meet worldwide standards for treating drug-resistant TB. (more...)
NEET exam to be conducted in 103 cities this time : Prakash Javadekar NEET exam to be conducted in 103 cities this time : Prakash Javadekar
- Марта 24, 2017

It has now increased the number to 103, in view of a 41.42% increase in the number of students registering for the test. "Looking into the record increase in number of registered candidates this year, the Minister of Human Resources and Development, desired to increase 23 more new examination cities in the list of 80 existing examination cities". (more...)
Humans to test drug that reverses ageing Humans to test drug that reverses ageing
- Марта 24, 2017

Researchers conducted experiments on mice that prevented and mitigated damage to their DNA from age and radiation exposure. Human trials will begin this year at Brigham and Women's Hospital, in Boston. Dr. Wu explained , "it won the competition out of 300 entries". "We thought if there is a connection between SIRT1 and DBC1, on one hand, and between SIRT1 and PARP1 on the other, then maybe PARP1 and DBC1 were also engaged in some sort of intracellular game", said Jun Li, first author on ... (more...)
Physicist Develops Drip-free Wine Bottle Physicist Develops Drip-free Wine Bottle
- Марта 24, 2017

Over the course of three years, he has been studying the flow of liquid across the wine bottle's lip. It typically results in wine running down the neck of the bottle and dripping onto whatever is beneath. Daniel Perlman, an inventor and biophysicist at Brandeis University has showed off a bottle with a groove cut into its lip. He noticed the problem was most pronounced when bottles were almost full. (more...)
Friday forecast: Scattered storms with severe weather possible Friday forecast: Scattered storms with severe weather possible
- Марта 24, 2017

This initial line of storms may be in a weakening phase once it gets past I-55 but that can't be determined until storms are actually on radar. While large hail and damaging winds are the main concern, an isolated brief tornado can't be completely ruled out. (more...)
Family of fallen officer says Markeith Loyd deserves death Family of fallen officer says Markeith Loyd deserves death
- Марта 24, 2017

Ayala was elected in November and is the first African-American elected state attorney in Florida. Loyd is accused of taking the lives of his ex-girlfriend; their unborn baby; and an Orlando police officer who tried to take him into custody, Lt. (more...)
The SVP & Controller of Bristol Myers (NYSE: BMY) is Selling Shares
- Марта 24, 2017

State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new position in Bristol-Myers Squibb during the third quarter worth approximately $109,000. Baillie Gifford & Co. Bristol-Myers Squibb's payout ratio is presently 58.87%. A number of research firms have recently commented on BMY. The company maintains price to book ratio of 1.18 vs.an industry average at 2.79. (more...)
Brother of courageous mom who kicked cancer Brother of courageous mom who kicked cancer
- Марта 24, 2017

Her friend Larina Campanile quoted Snider's last Facebook post that revealed the young mother was hopeful. "God made a decision to call our Jamie home Friday March 17th 2017, the morning after giving birth to her lovely twins Camila and Nico", Snider's friend Larina Campanile wrote on her fundraiser page. (more...)
London attacker named as UK-born Khalid Masood
- Марта 24, 2017

The number of armed officers remains at almost double strength in London in the wake of the attack, Rowley said, while extra police officers are also on patrol elsewhere in the UK. Brighton hotel manager Sabeur Toumi has told ITV News he asked Westminster attacker Khalid Masood "what he was doing down south" when the now-notorious guest checked in on the eve of the London atrocity. (more...)
'Shady' ticket resale site Viagogo slammed by MPs for parliament snub 'Shady' ticket resale site Viagogo slammed by MPs for parliament snub
- Марта 24, 2017

Ed Sheeran is fighting online ticket touts. It's rare for companies with a United Kingdom base to refuse to attend select committee hearings. MP Nigel Adams spoke of his anger at Viagogo's decision not to show up, telling the committee that the empty seat should be filled with a "tub of lard or a handbag" - making reference to when guests had pulled out of the show Have I Got News For You. (more...)
Decades of TB progress threatened by drug-resistant bacteria, warn experts
- Марта 24, 2017

This included procurement and installation of 21 GeneXpert machines, training of 60 lab technician and rehabilitation of 8 laboratories. The paper states, "Although tuberculosis control has been effective in some regions of the world, these gains are threatened by the increasing burden of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) tuberculosis". (more...)
Cheap, heat-proof rotavirus vaccine Cheap, heat-proof rotavirus vaccine "game changer" for African children
- Марта 24, 2017

In that study , researchers stressed the need to "accelerate the introduction of vaccines" in those areas where rotavirus burden is highest. Currently, there are two rotavirus vaccines, but they are expensive and need to be refrigerated, making them hard to distribute in resource-poor countries where electricity and refrigeration are often unreliable. (more...)
A look at Tuberculosis, the global epidemic
- Марта 24, 2017

To know more about the experience of a person who suffered and fought the battle with Drug Resistant Tb- Watch "Doctors on Call" this week on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India, Saturdays at 9:15 AM. Bangladesh, which is listed among the 30 high TB burden countries, has an annual occurrence of 225 out of every 1,00,000 people and, on average, 45 out of every 1,00,000 die annually because of tuberculosis. (more...)
Michigan's Congressional delegation working together to save funding for Great Lakes Michigan's Congressional delegation working together to save funding for Great Lakes
- Марта 24, 2017

The new budget cuts all of the funding. The Great Lakes are one of Michigan's most handsome natural resources and a significant driver of our economy. GLRI Action Plan II lays out the necessary next steps to get us closer to the day when we will be able to achieve our long-term goals for the Great Lakes and our commitments under the U.S. (more...)
Drug-resistant TB strains threatening fight against disease
- Марта 24, 2017

The incidence of TB has fallen year on year globally as well as in Asia. Bangladesh, which is listed among the 30 high TB burden countries, has an annual occurrence of 225 out of every 1,00,000 people and, on average, 45 out of every 1,00,000 die annually because of tuberculosis. (more...)
Branch closures at RBS as customers shift to digital banking Branch closures at RBS as customers shift to digital banking
- Марта 24, 2017

It pointed out that transactions undertaken in branches had fallen by 43pc since 2010, while online transactions have soared by more than 400pc. In its latest full-year results, RBS unveiled new targets of a further GBP2.00 billion in annualised cost savings, but did not disclose what proportion would be achieved by branch closures. (more...)

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