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The Volkswagen Kombi is officially coming back The Volkswagen Kombi is officially coming back
- August 24, 2017

Buzz concept vehicle shown at the Detroit Auto Show, the production model harks back to the more carefree hippy days of the VW Campervan, with a futuristic twist, and will launch in 2022. Herbert Diess said in Pebble Beach. As was the case with the concept, the production model will have its batteries mounted in the vehicle floor. Volkswagen had previously mentioned that the all-electric I.D. (more...)
Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer
- August 23, 2017

Compared with non-users, male smokers taking 55 microgram daily supplements of vitamin B12 for 10 years were four times more likely to develop the disease, a study found. These food sources weren't shown to increase your chances of lung cancer at all. For consumers, the key takeaway from this study is that smokers have a higher risk of lung cancer than non-smokers. (more...)
Record US$417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer Record US$417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer
- August 23, 2017

The verdict included $70m in compensatory damages and $347m in punitive damages. The first evidence of a possible link came in 1971, when Welsh scientists discovered particles of talc embedded in ovarian and cervical tumors. More than 1,000 other people have filed similar lawsuits . Johnson & Johnson has lost four of five previous cases tried before juries in Missouri, which have led to more than $300m in penalties. (more...)
Calif. Jury Awards $417 Million In Baby Powder Lawsuit Calif. Jury Awards $417 Million In Baby Powder Lawsuit
- August 23, 2017

In fact, the company has been facing thousands of such suits, that too for a long time . She said that she stopped using this powder in the year 2016 when she read the story of another woman who used talcum powder and developed ovarian cancer. (more...)
Police on their toes ahead of verdict in Dera chief case Police on their toes ahead of verdict in Dera chief case
- August 23, 2017

On behalf of the director general of police (law and order), the inspector general of police (law and order) has issued a letter to all SSPs, commissioner of police and IGPs directing them to remain alert against untoward actions by the Dera followers, Hindustan Times reported. (more...)
Wayne Rooney retires from England duty Wayne Rooney retires from England duty
- August 23, 2017

Rooney never progressed beyond the quarterfinals of a tournament with England and his struggles on the global stage often saw him cast as the fall guy for his country's inability to come close to adding to its solitary title in the 1966 World Cup. (more...)
NYPD officers rally support for Colin Kaepernick NYPD officers rally support for Colin Kaepernick
- August 23, 2017

In doing so, he has entered his name into a contentious debate that has roiled professional football since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided past year not to stand during the pre-game ritual, saying he was protesting the oppression of people of color in America. (more...)
Fire breaks out in Makkah hotel Fire breaks out in Makkah hotel
- August 23, 2017

Dr. Tambuwal said after they were mistreated, he personally took the two pilgrims to two different hospitals, one run by Nigeria's National Medical Team and the other by the Saudi government. Qatar has been accused by a group of Saudi-led states of supporting extremism, charges it denies. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Amirul Hajj, said on Tuesday that the 1,120 pilgrims from the state had arrived in Saudi Arabia and were in good condition. (more...)
Majority of babies not sleeping safely Majority of babies not sleeping safely
- August 23, 2017

The study of almost 3,300 new mothers found only 43.7% both meant to put their babies to sleep on their backs every time and actually followed through on that, CNN reports. Colson also found that the majority of moms who intentionally placed their babies on their stomach do so because they don't think sleeping on their back is as comfortable for babies, or because they were led to believe that back sleeping is actually more risky for them. (more...)
Olamide reacts to NBC banning his son WO Olamide reacts to NBC banning his son WO
- August 23, 2017

The banned songs are Olamide's "Wo" and " Wavy Level , ' Davido's 'Fall " and 'If (Remix),' and 9ice's 'Living Things'. It could not immediately be ascertained why the songs of the two other musicians were banned. Taking to its Twitter account, the ministry revealed that Wo which featured a line were Olamide mentions cigarettes contravenes Nigeria's laws on Tobacco advertising, promotion & sponsorship. (more...)
Eye damage from eclipse can show later: What you need to know Eye damage from eclipse can show later: What you need to know
- August 23, 2017

If you should experience discomfort or vision problems following the eclipse, the association advises making an appointment with an optometrist for a comprehensive eye examination. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for UnitedHealthcare, told NBC . But staring at the sun sans specs puts you at risk for "solar retinopathy", which is when those UV rays overwhelm the part of your eye that takes in light, called the retina. (more...)
Kaifiyat Express derails in UP's Aurali, over 40 injured Kaifiyat Express derails in UP's Aurali, over 40 injured
- August 23, 2017

At least 21 passengers were injured and were rushed to the hospital, a Railways spokesperson said. The rescue operation for the Kaifiyat Express derailment, which happened in the wee hours of Wednesday, is over. Additional forces and ambulance were rushed to the spot from Auraiya, Etawah and Kannauj, while the National Disaster Response Force or NDRF team from Lucknow was also sent to the accident site to assist the victims. (more...)
Nigerian President Vows to Step Up Fight Against Boko Haram Nigerian President Vows to Step Up Fight Against Boko Haram
- August 23, 2017

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said his government will step up its campaign against Islamic extremist rebels but made no mention of his health he spoke to the nation for the first time Monday, after more than three months of medical treatment in London. (more...)
Woman left terrified and screaming after watching latest 'Annabelle' movie Woman left terrified and screaming after watching latest 'Annabelle' movie
- August 22, 2017

A video filmed on a mobile phone shows the woman lying on the floor of a shopping centre outside the cinema, screaming and coughing uncontrollably. Firemen reportedly used a wheelchair to remove the unidentified woman from the Shopping mall. (more...)
Yamaha Fazer 25 launched in India, priced at Rs 1.28 lakh Yamaha Fazer 25 launched in India, priced at Rs 1.28 lakh
- August 22, 2017

This is the second bike from the company this year, after the roll out of FZ 25 in January, and will hit the road next month. He also said that Yamaha is expected to add another 100 outlets in its dealership network this year, which will take the total number of outlets to 700 pan-India. (more...)
Energy Transfer Equity LP
- August 22, 2017

Reilly Joseph L . also sold $481,777 worth of Zions Bancorp (NASDAQ:ZION) on Monday, May 22. After this purchase, 49,688 common shares of ETP are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $892,396. Moreover, Van Eck Assoc Corporation has 0.01% invested in Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP). Sigma Planning, a Michigan-based fund reported 28,452 shares. (more...)
Swine flu death toll reaches 95 in Pune Swine flu death toll reaches 95 in Pune
- August 22, 2017

A 66-year-old woman from the walled city and an eight-month-old boy of Pal died in the city while the victim from Palsana village was a 30-year-old man. Out of the 11, five were in SCB Medical College and Hospital, two in Apollo Hospital, one each in Sum Hospital, Kar Clinic and Vivekananda Hospital. (more...)
Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Will Pronounce Judgment Aug. 22 Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Will Pronounce Judgment Aug. 22
- August 22, 2017

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing during the summer vacation. On the same day, AIMPLB said the Board has chose to issue a code of conduct and warned that those who give Talaq (divorce) without Sharia (Islamic law) reasons will face social boycott. (more...)
West Nile detected in more mosquitoes - Lake County Record-Bee West Nile detected in more mosquitoes - Lake County Record-Bee
- August 22, 2017

A horse in Jackson County tests positive for West Nile virus. The Cascade County Weed & Mosquito Division detected the virus in a sample taken from a mosquito. The Environmental Protection Agency has a search tool to help you choose the repellent that is right for you at https://www.epa.gov/insect-repellents/find-insect-repellent-right-you#search tool. (more...)
Taimur steals the show at Soha Ali Khan's baby shower (See pics) Taimur steals the show at Soha Ali Khan's baby shower (See pics)
- August 21, 2017

And in another picture, she is holding the balloon in her hand. Clad in a peach-hued maternity dress, the mother-to-be shines brightly in the picture. Inside Soha Ali Khan's baby shower. Kareena & Karisma, the famous Kapoor sisters of Bollywood, never miss a moment to surprise their fans. More than the snap, it is Taimur's look that he is giving his aunt Soha Ali Khan. (more...)

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