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State Fire Marshal Warns Illinoisans of Recall Notice for Kidde Fire Extinguishers State Fire Marshal Warns Illinoisans of Recall Notice for Kidde Fire Extinguishers
- November 08, 2017

The recall also includes eight models of " Pindicator " plastic push-button fire extinguishers manufactured between August 11, 1995, and September 22, 2017. "Pick it up, make sure there's some weight to it, and look at the gauge to make sure that the needle is in the green", he said. The company announced a recall of fire extinguishers with a plastic handle due to a failure to properly activate during a fire emergency. (more...)
Sharma meets Omar, other political leaders on third day of Kashmir visit Sharma meets Omar, other political leaders on third day of Kashmir visit
- November 08, 2017

Meanwhile, Sharma said that he would also meet Hurriyat leaders soon. On whether the Hurriyat had been invited to talk to him, Sharma told ThePrint: "Even before my arrival in the Valley, Hurriyat had already sent out a boycott call". After the meeting, the leaders told reporters that they reiterated their position that Kashmir was a "long pending complex issue which has generated untold sufferings and miseries for the people of the entire state in general and for the residents of Kashmir ... (more...)
Markets Trade in Red, Sensex Down at 33359, Nifty at 10333
- November 08, 2017

The Sensex fell 151.95 points to 33,218.81. Vinod Nair, head of research, Geojit Financial Services, said: "Market showed signs of consolidation as investors took one step back from riskier assets due to rising oil price and the resultant impact on inflation and deficit". (more...)
Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk
- November 08, 2017

In a statement released today, ASCO listed alcohol as a definite risk factor for cancer and said it contributed to 5% to 6% of new cancers and cancer deaths globally. "If you don't drink, there's no reason to start". It "shows they're serious about it and willing to put their name on the line for changes in policy, and willing to say that even small amounts of alcohol can increase the risks of some cancers to a small degree". (more...)
Farmers urged to stop using antibiotics in healthy animals
- November 08, 2017

The new World Health Organization recommendations aim to help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by reducing their unnecessary use in animals but also calls for countries to ban prevention uses of antibiotics. (more...)
USC Upstate off lockdown after shooting, police searching for suspect USC Upstate off lockdown after shooting, police searching for suspect
- November 08, 2017

According to Spartanburg County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Bobo, the shooting happened at an apartment complex near the school's campus. USC Upstate reported that the "Shooting suspect is black male wearing khaki trousers, grey hoodie and carrying an automatic weapon". (more...)
Didi DeMo black day on Twitter Didi DeMo black day on Twitter
- November 07, 2017

Banerjee alleged that the move was not taken to curb black money but to convert black money into white for the vested interest of the party in power. "On Monday morning she tweeted "#Noteban is a disaster. "Demonetisation was a Black Decision worth every sort of condemnation". Kolkata: After Rahul Gandhi's Gabbar Singh Tax , West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said GST stands for the "Great Selfish Tax", offering social media another trending hashtag and the Narendra ... (more...)
Black Caps v India, third T20 Black Caps v India, third T20
- November 07, 2017

WICKET! Indian shines in the first over as he dismisses Martin Guptill for just one run. While batting - save Kohli's 65 off 42 balls was disappointing, the bowlers also did not cover themselves in glory with the fielders also having a below-par day. (more...)
President Buhari Submits 2018 Budget To NASS President Buhari Submits 2018 Budget To NASS
- November 07, 2017

Buhari made the appeal in his speech at a joint session of the National Assembly, during the 2018 budget presentation. "In 2018, we project oil revenues of N2.442 trillion and non-oil as well as other revenues of N4.165 trillion, " he added. (more...)
To the brain, sleep deprivation is 'like drinking too much' To the brain, sleep deprivation is 'like drinking too much'
- November 07, 2017

Participants were asked to stay up all night in order to trigger an epileptic episode before undergoing surgery. During this activity, the electrodes recorded a total of nearly 1,500 brain cells firing off from all the patients, with the researchers paying particular attention to those located within the temporal lobe, the part of the brain responsible for regulating visual perception as well as memory . (more...)
Nigerian community leader urges militants to cease attacks Nigerian community leader urges militants to cease attacks
- November 07, 2017

Apparently anxious by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) threat to resume attacks on oil installation, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, on Monday had a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. We have been doing what we can to ensure the development of the region. He said it is a bad signal for Nigeria that has just come out of recession. (more...)
H3N2 mutation in last year's flu vaccine responsible for lowered efficacy
- November 07, 2017

The sugar made it hard for antibodies to stick, so it helped the virus avoid immune destruction. "They look at which flu viruses are circulating in the Southern Hemisphere during their winter months (May-September), as a preview for what we in the Northern hemisphere could see in our upcoming flu season each year". (more...)
Gas Prices Rise 3.7 Cents In Chattanooga Gas Prices Rise 3.7 Cents In Chattanooga
- November 07, 2017

Areas near Rockford and their current gas price climate: Milwaukee, $2.65 per gallon, up 21.2 cents from last week; Madison, $2.55 per gallon, 16.6 cents from last week; Chicago, $2.96 per gallon, up 19 cents from last week. The app and website have the most accurate and real-time fuel prices at over 140,000 unique stations in the United States, Canada, and Australia and is the most comprehensive money-saving companion while on the road. (more...)
Carson Wentz throws 4 touchdown passes as Eagles dominate Broncos Carson Wentz throws 4 touchdown passes as Eagles dominate Broncos
- November 06, 2017

Yet, Wentz sees room for improvement. "They are probably the best offense we have seen and that is what happened". Eagles coach Doug Pederson didn't initially commit to playing him in the Week 9 matchup, though he appears to be willing to allot some time on the field for Ajayi, who learned a portion of the playbook this week. (more...)
Dante Pettis sets NCAA record with ninth career punt return TD Dante Pettis sets NCAA record with ninth career punt return TD
- November 05, 2017

OR used a 15-play drive that covered 62 yards on its opening possession, but settled for Aidan Schneider's 30-yard field goal and a 3-0 lead after chewing up almost eight minutes off the clock. Gaskin and Jake Browning also participated in the record book fun. Aside from the number from Freeman, the Oregon Running Backs put 247 yards of Offense on the ground. (more...)
British woman arrested for drug trafficking in Egypt British woman arrested for drug trafficking in Egypt
- November 05, 2017

As per reports, she had signed a 38-page document (written in Arabic), believing that she will be allowed to leave the Airport. Plummer's brother told the paper that her family has been told she could face up to 25 years in jail, with one lawyer telling them she might even face the death penalty. (more...)
British study casts doubt on whether stents lessen chest pain
- November 05, 2017

Those patients who received stents had greater improved blood flow through the artery which was blocked earlier. The Lancet study was conducted by researchers at the Imperial College London , and involved 200 patients with a severely blocked coronary artery and chest pain acute enough to limit physical activity. (more...)
In freaky incident, man drives vehicle onto pitch in Ranji Trophy clash In freaky incident, man drives vehicle onto pitch in Ranji Trophy clash
- November 04, 2017

A picture that stumped the internet showed Gambhir, Ishant and Manan Sharma standing helplessly with the auto parked on the centre of the 22-yard strip. He seemed mentally disturbed, ' a senior Delhi Police official said. "In fact, when he was being bashed up for his act, he hardly reacted". The incident highlighted a major security breach on the part of the organizers with Sharma able to get so close to the players despite having apparently been lost. (more...)
Supreme Court rules technical education can not be provided through correspondence Supreme Court rules technical education can not be provided through correspondence
- November 04, 2017

In distance learning model, students may not always be physically present at the institution. In April 2014, according to The Hindu newspaper, Madras High Court had also ruled that "A degree awarded in the distance education mode without a candidate passing the Plus Two examination is a valid one, if that has been obtained after passing the entrance test for admission to the graduation course". (more...)
KFC launches bath bomb that smells just like fried chicken KFC launches bath bomb that smells just like fried chicken
- November 04, 2017

Running from 1 November to 15 November, aside from winning the chance to revel in an explosion of 11 secret herbs and spices, the lucky recipients will also be given a red and white KFC-branded box and a coupon for a Secret Combination Pack of chicken. (more...)

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