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Burnley sign striker from Huddersfield Burnley sign striker from Huddersfield
- September 02, 2017

The Bermuda global had less than 11 months remaining on his contract and Huddersfield have chose to cash in now rather than lose him on a free transfer next summer. "I've documented that way back, when I first broke into the game. I feel I can go on and do great things ". "The facilities are fantastic and it has everything you need to take my football to the next level". (more...)
MJ Akbar meets Indian Haj pilgrims in Mina MJ Akbar meets Indian Haj pilgrims in Mina
- September 02, 2017

It falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, which, in most Muslim countries, falls on 1 September in 2017 and lasts for four days. After prayers in Mecca, pilgrims today will head to an area called Mount Arafat, where the Prophet Muhammad delivered his final sermon. At the time of the incident, Saudi officials said that around 800 pilgrims were killed, but one unofficial tally put the death toll at more than 2,400. (more...)
No gasoline shortage, drivers still line up at gas stations No gasoline shortage, drivers still line up at gas stations
- September 02, 2017

Gas prices could increase by 50 cents per gallon after Harvey slowed down production in the gulf. The analysts said interruptions in supply were isolated and lines were largely the result of people rushing out to top off their tanks. In Dallas , drivers lined up at gas pumps Thursday as some stations ran out of fuel. "It makes the situation in the Northeast and along the eastern seaboard very precarious", McTeague said. (more...)
Super Eagles Defeat Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Uyo Super Eagles Defeat Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Uyo
- September 02, 2017

Team captain, Mikel Obi, and forward, Odion Ighalo , who are plying their trade in the Chinese Super League, showed superb understanding between themselves upfront as they inspired a first half silencing of the Lions. Victor Moses has scored the third goal for the Super Eagles. Moses put the hosts out of sight in the 55th minute with a brilliant counter attacking run that resulted in him whipping the ball into the back of the net after a return pass from Moses Simon to make the game 3 ... (more...)
Labor Day weekend raises West Nile virus risk Labor Day weekend raises West Nile virus risk
- September 01, 2017

Their recommendation is to avoid mosquitos. Labor Day is the last holiday of the summer, however mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus continue for all area residents. Anyone with questions about WNV should speak to their healthcare provider or call their local county health department's environmental health office. (more...)
One of Four States with Increasing Obesity Rates, Report Finds One of Four States with Increasing Obesity Rates, Report Finds
- September 01, 2017

Across geography, the highest obesity rates were recorded in the southern states of the continental US with an average of 32 percent of the population obese. Richard E. Besser, president and CEO of RWJF, said in the news release. MA had the lowest rate in New England and was the state with the second lowest rate in the country at 23.6 percent. (more...)
State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision State Attorney Aramis Ayala Responds To The Supreme Court Decision
- September 01, 2017

Scott said Florida is a state where criminals are fully accountable for their crimes, especially crimes against law enforcement and children. Scott rejected Ayala's proposal early Thursday evening, saying her proposal for a panel inside her office "leaves too much room for interpretation", according to a statement from the governor's spokesman, John Tupps. (more...)
A mother drowned trying to save her daughter! A mother drowned trying to save her daughter!
- September 01, 2017

She pulled into a Plaza 10 parking lot and escaped with the toddler, but rushing waters swept them into a canal over a half mile from the auto. In an attempt to get her daughter to safety, Sulcer and her child were swept away in the flood. (more...)
Shares in drug firm Indivior slump on U.S. court ruling Shares in drug firm Indivior slump on U.S. court ruling
- September 01, 2017

The shares tumbled 39% to 254p, plummeting to the bottom of the FTSE 250 . The court ruling also opens the door for two pharmaceutical firms that had previously been blocked from working on generic alternatives to Indivior's treatment, Watson and Par, to pursue appeals. (more...)
Prince's Favorite Color was Orange…Not Purple, His Sister Claims Prince's Favorite Color was Orange…Not Purple, His Sister Claims
- September 01, 2017

Back in the day at his Minnesota estate, Paisley Park , all you had to do was see "the purple light going through the [building's] pyramid" to know he was at home. Love Symbol #2 is inspired by Prince's custom-made Yamaha purple piano and is the official color for his brand. "The stand out piece [in the auction] for me is his orange Cloud guitar", she said. (more...)
New fathers in USA older than ever New fathers in USA older than ever
- September 01, 2017

The system records births and deaths reported by all 50 states and includes parents' self-reported ages, education levels, races and ethnicities. Plus, advancing parental age leaves fewer years to procreate. He explains the absolute risk of having a child that develops one of these conditions is unlikely to be changed that much by being an older father. The rate of reporting from 1985 to 2015 varied by the mother's race and ethnicity - white (90%-93%), black (58%-71%), and Chinese (96%-99%) - ... (more...)
Baby born in Pennsylvania while still in amniotic sac Baby born in Pennsylvania while still in amniotic sac
- September 01, 2017

They dropped her 6-year-old daughter Amya off at a friend's house at 11:22. The baby is OK to be in the amniotic sac for a little while (which is why Scurry's son was fine during his trip to the hospital ). But minutes before they were set to arrive, Scurry grasped with the reality that they weren't going to get there in time. They were greeted by staff running to their vehicle. (more...)
Funeral March Planned To Demand Government Action On Overdose Awareness Day Funeral March Planned To Demand Government Action On Overdose Awareness Day
- September 01, 2017

Additional analysis of death record data, including the types of opioids (oxycodone, heroin, carfentanil, etc.) can be found in the latest edition of the Illinois Morbidity and Mortality Bulletin. The numbers are staggering. "It is important to raise awareness of the tens of thousands of people who have lost their lives to drug overdose, while at the same time re-enforce the need for increasing knowledge about substance abuse, decreasing addiction stigma, and creating a culture of compassion ... (more...)
Guru in India sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape Guru in India sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape
- September 01, 2017

The self-styled holy man was found guilty of sexually assaulting two female followers and jailed for 10 years for each, to run consecutively. During arguments on the quantum of sentence , the CBI prosecutor said the act of the Dera chief was one of "custodial rape " and that he had "shattered the faith and exploited both the victims physically and psychologically". (more...)
Blue Whale claims another life Blue Whale claims another life
- August 31, 2017

Despite being banned in Uttar Pradesh, the game of death "Blue Whale" claimed the life of a VI standard student at Hamirpur district of Bundelkhand region. Police are probing the Blue Whale Challenge angle as there was a tattoo of a whale on the teenager's forearm. Further investigation regarding the matter is believed to be underway. (more...)
Kidnap kingpin, Evans, five others arraigned, remanded in Kirikiri Kidnap kingpin, Evans, five others arraigned, remanded in Kirikiri
- August 31, 2017

In respect of Evans and two others who entered guilty plea, he said the adjournment would enable prosecution lay the facts of the matter before them for their affirmation and the court for sentencing. Three of the suspects pleaded guilty to their charges while three pleaded not guilty. The Attorney-General of Lagos State, Adeniji Kazeem , will lead the prosecution team. (more...)
After Many Misses, Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting After Many Misses, Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting
- August 31, 2017

President Buhari joins other sports-loving Nigerians in saluting the heroic performance of the victorious D'Tigress over their Senegalese counterpart in the final of the 2017 FIBA Women's AfroBasket tournament on Sunday. When they were presented to the ministry yesterday, we sought the approval of Mr President which he graciously approved to receive them today and indeed they were received in council and having emerged as champions they are qualified for the competition in Spain in 2019. (more...)
Houston police chief to Harvey survivors: 'Hunker down, hold tight' Houston police chief to Harvey survivors: 'Hunker down, hold tight'
- August 31, 2017

A weather station southeast of Houston at Mary's Creek at Winding Road, reported 49.32 inches of rain as of Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. His father-in-law, a Korean War combat veteran, also cautioned him to stay home . Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner hails Perez a "hero" who died attempting to do what he loved - protecting and serving the people of Houston . (more...)
Ponderosa Fire Destroys 10 Homes; Damages 5 Others Ponderosa Fire Destroys 10 Homes; Damages 5 Others
- August 31, 2017

Immediate evacuation orders remain in place for those living along Lumpkin Road from Forbestown Rd.to Station 51 and all connecting roads. Road closures have been set up at Lumpkin Road at Forbestown Road and at Lumpkin Road at Mill Road. (more...)
New App Screens For Cancer Via Selfie New App Screens For Cancer Via Selfie
- August 31, 2017

Q: How is bilirubin now screened? The researchers designed the app to be an easy-to-use, non-invasive tool that can help people get early treatment if needed. "This relatively small initial study shows the technology has promise", said co-author Dr. Jim Taylor , who lost his father to pancreatic cancer . (more...)

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