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Merkel's CDU Party Boosted After Saarland Regional Election Victory Merkel's CDU Party Boosted After Saarland Regional Election Victory
- March 27, 2017

Merkel's Christian Democrats easily beat challenger Martin Schulz's center-left Social Democrats in Saarland state on Sunday. Saarland, a region of almost one million people on the French border, is now run by a "grand coalition" of the two big parties, similar to Merkel's governing alliance in Berlin. (more...)
Andreas Athanasiou dekes Devan Dubnyk for OT victor vs. Wild Andreas Athanasiou dekes Devan Dubnyk for OT victor vs. Wild
- March 27, 2017

Moments earlier, Erik Haula was denied by Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard on an odd-man rush, which allowed the Red Wings to spring Athanasiou for the game-winning breakaway. It looked like the Red Wings had taken the lead midway through the period, but was ultimately waved off because of goaltender interference. "We just felt we've got to be involved a little bit more and had some net-front, maybe some good things would happen and that's what happened on Palat's goal", Cooper said. (more...)
Scientists Demonstrate Method Of Turning Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue Scientists Demonstrate Method Of Turning Spinach Leaves Into Human Heart Tissue
- March 27, 2017

So to start, researchers pushed a detergent solution through the spinach's veins, stripping it of its plant cells and leaving behind the structure that keeps those cells in place. "Currently, it is as yet unclear how the plant vasculature would be integrated into the native human vasculature and whether there would be an immune response", the research paper explains. (more...)
Most cancers caused by random DNA mistakes Most cancers caused by random DNA mistakes
- March 27, 2017

In contrast to previous research which found that a majority of cancers are caused by extrinsic factors, the new study has found that 66 percent of cancers are caused by random mistakes in DNA replication during cell division. As per CNN report, "For their new study, Tomasetti and Vogelstein worked with Lu Li, a doctoral student at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to analyze genome sequencing and epidemiologic data from 32 cancer types, including breast and prostate cancers". (more...)
Kerala driver attacked in Australia Kerala driver attacked in Australia
- March 27, 2017

Joy alleged that the five teenagers were arguing with a McDonald's employee inside the shop but when he entered, immediately turned their attention to him, for no apparent reason. "Nobody intervened when I was attacked and later they sped away in their vehicle", he was quoted as saying. Joy described one attacker as a "six-footer with brown hair in black T-shirt" who started punching him in the face. (more...)
Florida stuns Wisconsin in overtime; SC reaches first Elite Eight
- March 27, 2017

The anticipated showdown between defending national champion Villanova and reigning Atlantic Coast Conference champ Duke was scuttled by second round upsets last weekend, leaving the 3, 4, 7 and 8 seeds to duke it out for a Final Four berth. (more...)
South Carolina defeats Florida, advances to its first-ever Final Four South Carolina defeats Florida, advances to its first-ever Final Four
- March 27, 2017

SC guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) and Baylor guard Ishmail Wainright (24) scramble for a loose ball in the second half of an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Friday, March. Period", said White. "I will be as transparent with you as I'll be with him. "I'm really confident in our defense", Romero said. "That's what they game-planned for". (more...)
Iraqi army blames Islamic State for Mosul deaths Iraqi army blames Islamic State for Mosul deaths
- March 27, 2017

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Ministry of Displacement and Migration says more than 200,000 people have fled their homes ever since Iraqi army troops and Hashd al-Sha'abi fighters launched the battle to recapture densely populated neighborhoods in western Mosul from Daesh extremists. (more...)
Two insurgents killed in south Kashmir shootout Two insurgents killed in south Kashmir shootout
- March 27, 2017

He said that the Police cavalcade was ambushed when it was on way to Awantipora after attending a meeting with Chief Electoral Office at Pulwama . According to police, the militants were killed in retaliation after they fired on a team of police officers at Padgampora on Awantipora-Pulwama Road. (more...)
Cote d'Ivoire: Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin Cote d'Ivoire: Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin
- March 27, 2017

The condition of having a parasitic twin occurs when identical twins fail to separate in the womb. "When we met sweet Dominique she came on three flights to get here". A second bladder behind the extra limbs had to be removed. Swabb also added that post operation, the infant is also able to raise her hands slightly more than before. (more...)
Donald Trump: Tax reform next after healthcare failure
- March 27, 2017

When Pennsylvania's Charlie Dent said he was a "no", Trump replied, "Why am I even talking to you?" He said the White House plan, which would cut individual and corporate tax rates, would be introduced soon. "Let's just for a moment breathe a sigh of relief for the American people". The challenges are both political and procedural. For the president, this piles a big early congressional defeat onto the continuing inquiries into his presidential campaign's Russian Federation connections and ... (more...)
On Earth Hour - don't turn off - plug in. Here's why
- March 27, 2017

The global Earth Hour initiative aimed at energy conservation was observed between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm on Saturday. It would be organised from 8.30 p.m.to 9.30 p.m., and WWF Hyderabad office and Hyderabad Urban Makeover (HUM) would organise an awareness programme at the Biodiversity Park, Gachibowli, during the hour. (more...)
Rep. Chris Collins laments loss of revised healthcare act Rep. Chris Collins laments loss of revised healthcare act
- March 26, 2017

Rep. Donald McEachin, D-Henrico, said Republicans pulled the bill Friday "because their own members knew passing such a catastrophic policy would have been unhealthy". I voted for President Barack Obama. Those two companies have actually done well under the ACA, thanks to their focus on Medicaid - the government program that expanded under the ACA. (more...)
Low: Germany aiming to qualify with flawless record
- March 26, 2017

Germany coach Joachim Low was pleased to see Lukas Podolski bow out of global football with a stunning victor. Germany go into tomorrow's match with Azerbaijan with four wins out of four, and sit at the top of Group C - five points clear of Northern Ireland in second place. (more...)
California would have lost big if GOP health bill passed
- March 26, 2017

Yesterday, representatives of various factions of the Republican caucus remained opposed to the proposed bill. MARTIN: Where do we stand now? It's the bill that basically gets rid of the individual mandate so people don't have to own health insurance. (more...)
Congressman Harris Not Giving Up On Health Bill
- March 26, 2017

Trump had thrown his full political weight behind the measure, spending days arm-twisting recalcitrant Republicans, and he declared himself "disappointed" and a "little surprised" by the defeat. "Tomorrow we are proceeding", he told reporters . Republicans pulled the bill not long before it was scheduled to be voted on because of a lack of sufficient support in the U.S. (more...)
United States investigating Mosul airstrikes that left hundreds of civilians dead United States investigating Mosul airstrikes that left hundreds of civilians dead
- March 26, 2017

The US military has confirmed a coalition airstrike on the site in Mosul where dozens of civilians died. They have been locked in urban combat since February 19 against IS fighters in western Mosul , the extremist group's last stronghold in Iraq. (more...)
Henry leads New Zealand's triple strike
- March 26, 2017

In the two one-day internationals South Africa and New Zealand played at Seddon Park earlier this month, the ball turned prodigiously. A brilliant, out of the world fielding effort from Tom Latham stole the show on an otherwise boring second day of third Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Hamilton Sunday. (more...)
Virginia doctor's possible cure could save millions from sepsis
- March 26, 2017

NIH defined sepsis as a serious medical condition that caused by body's response to an infection. As he recalls, back in 2016, a 48-year-old woman diagnosed with severe sepsis was brought to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Dr Maril then tried the same treatment with his next two sepsis patient and found it to be effective. Twice more the patients recovered. Later, thiamine was added into the mix, as sick patients often are deficient in thiamine (thiamine helps cells absorb vitamin C). (more...)
Hamilton Test: SA off to jittery start in rain-shortened day
- March 26, 2017

But the problem for the Black Caps is nearly certainly going to be running out of time to impose themselves further. Henry had taken four for 57 off 20 overs, his second haul of four wickets in a test innings, while seamer Colin de Grandhomme had taken two for 51 from 21 overs and Santner had one for 19 off eight overs. (more...)

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