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Trans Pacific Partnership-11 leaders failed to meet Trans Pacific Partnership-11 leaders failed to meet
- November 10, 2017

It would go beyond traditional deals by including issues like intellectual property, state-owned enterprises and labour rights. President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the TPP earlier this year. "It's a significantly different deal without Canada in it". In an interview on November 7, Ardern said New Zealand would benefit from the TPP. He did not want to elaborate on what the sticking issue that reversed the done deal was, as it could prejudice ongoing negotiations. (more...)
Bengaluru police restricts procession in view of Tipu Jayanti
- November 10, 2017

After witnessing major clash in 2015 in the state over the celebrations of Tipu Sultan Jayanti, the Karnataka Government a year ago chose to make the event an annual affair. In Kodagu, the district which was historically at odds with Tipu Sultan, prohibitory orders are in place after the district saw the worst of protests in 2015. (more...)
SC to hear plea on medical admission scam SC to hear plea on medical admission scam
- November 10, 2017

Justices Goel and Lalit had said: "Even though no time limit was fixed by this court for finalisation of the MoP, the issue can not linger on indefinitely.We also find substance in the submission that MoP must provide for a mechanism for cutting down delay in appointment of regular chief justices of HCs". (more...)
September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner
- November 10, 2017

That's 28 fewer than in July, the second lowest month this year. The B.C. government report found more suspected illicit drug overdose deaths occurred during the five days following income assistance payments than in all other days of the month so far in 2017, with an average of six deaths per day. (more...)
Cheap Device That Can Detect Skin Cancer Wins James Dyson Award Cheap Device That Can Detect Skin Cancer Wins James Dyson Award
- November 10, 2017

A team of medical and bioengineering undergraduates from McMaster University, Canada have been chosen as the global James Dyson Award 2017 winners. "It's a very clever device", said James Dyson. By contrast, the Skan device is anticipated to cost about $1,000 (about £760, AU$1,300). High resolution thermal imaging cameras for that goal can cost tens of thousands of dollars, but the sKan is expected to cost less than AU$1,000 (about US$770). (more...)
'Drunk' OJ Simpson kicked out of Las Vegas hotel 'Drunk' OJ Simpson kicked out of Las Vegas hotel
- November 10, 2017

According to KABC , the Cosmopolitan Hotel has confirmed that it banned Simpson. The 70-year-old has been living in Las Vegas since his release from the Lovelock Correctional Center, where he served nine years for a 2007 armed robbery conviction. (more...)
Only one-third of marijuana extracts accurately labeled, researchers say
- November 10, 2017

The team of researchers took 84 CBD products now sold online by 31 different companies and had them chemically analyzed in a lab. "There are now no standards for producing, testing or labeling these [cannabidiol] oils", study lead author Marcel Bonn-Miller, an adjunct assistant professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, said in a statement . (more...)
New Jersey Politician Who Joked About Women's March Defeated New Jersey Politician Who Joked About Women's March Defeated
- November 10, 2017

He apologized a few days later, saying it was an error in judgment. "People want change", Bennett told the outlet on Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, Bennett knocked Carman off the board, defeating him handily in the election for his seat on the Atlantic County Board of Freeholders, which oversees the local government in an area that includes Atlantic City. (more...)
IUDs linked to reduced risk of cervical cancer
- November 09, 2017

Cervical cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide but only the 13th most common in women in the UK. "By stimulating an immune response in the cervix which fights against a current or new HPV infection , this ultimately reduces the risk of developing cancer of the cervix". (more...)
"Distinct burn marks:" Woman says roommate baked her pet ferret alive
- November 09, 2017

She said the loss of her 2-year-old ferret has been 'devastating '. The two people who rented the apartment advised police of a female roommate who had already vacated the apartment. Clifford was arrested and charged with one count of animal cruelty . "These allegations demonstrate a profound level of sadism that is of deep concern to this court", the judge told Clifford in court, according to NECN. (more...)
Breast cancer can return 20 years after initial diagnosis
- November 09, 2017

Niell, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida, and colleagues. For women with small, low-grade cancers and no spread to the lymph nodes, the risk of cancer recurring was 10 per cent in 15 years. The team now wants to understand whether there is a subset of women with ER-positive breast cancer that has a low enough risk so that extended endocrine treatment would not be needed. (more...)
National Anthem Lyrics Prompt California NAACP To Call For Replacing Song National Anthem Lyrics Prompt California NAACP To Call For Replacing Song
- November 09, 2017

California NAACP Vice President Alice Huffman said Congress should find a replacement that doesn't "disenfranchise part of the American population", according to the Sacramento Bee . "It's anti-black people", Ms. Huffman told CBS13 Sacramento. But Huffman says that message was lost. He sparred over the issue on his Wednesday night show with University of Maryland professor Jason Nichols, who said that "we shouldn't argue tradition for tradition's sake". (more...)
Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution Odd-Even formula in Delhi from Nov 13 to 17 to curb pollution
- November 09, 2017

The rights panel sought reports within two weeks from different Union ministries and the three governments on "effective steps" being taken and proposed to tackle the situation. The NHRC also observed that nearly every newspaper and TV channel was running stories on the subject. "The toxic smog in the atmosphere of the city has become an annual health hazard, particularly, at the time when the winters are about to start". (more...)
Yemen on brink of world's 'largest starvation in decades' Yemen on brink of world's 'largest starvation in decades'
- November 09, 2017

Unless the policy is reversed, starvation will claim "millions of victims", said United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock. Lowcock, who visited Yemen late last month, briefed the UN Security Council behind closed doors at the request of Sweden. (more...)
Lockheed Martin Helping Develop Lasers On Jets Lockheed Martin Helping Develop Lasers On Jets
- November 09, 2017

He added: "The development of high power laser systems like SHiELD show laser weapon system technologies are becoming real". "Lockheed Martin continues to rapidly advance laser weapon systems and the technologies that make them possible", said Dr. (more...)
Marouane Fellaini set to break the hearts of Manchester United fans Marouane Fellaini set to break the hearts of Manchester United fans
- November 09, 2017

Metin Albayrak is the man who has made this stunning revelation that they are trying to sign Fellaini, who is at present in their list of potential targets. In response, the boot-maker's claim in court papers that their client, Fellaini, once described the boots as "perfect" and ordered 12 more pairs. He has claimed the boots caused him "loss of enjoyment, inconvenience and impact on performance" as well as "considerable damage" to his feet. (more...)
Rohr: I'll introduce six new players against Algeria
- November 09, 2017

Rohr will be without Elderson Echiejile, Victor Moses, Ogenyi Onazi and Moses Simon for the game billed for the Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui. "Already, we have six injured players, so we have to make six changes". "I don't see anything stopping the Super Eagles from beating Algeria on Friday because we have the players who can do it and the coaches are not also left out". (more...)
The EPA Just Approved Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Fight Disease
- November 08, 2017

Bacteria-infected male mosquitoes created to target disease-carrying mosquito populations may come to NY and New Jersey. Asian Tiger mosquitoes, which the Zap males are created to target, can be carriers of risky diseases, such Zika. To combat these Asian tiger mosquitoes, MosquitoMate's plan is to release male Asian tiger mosquitoes that have been infected with a bacteria called Wolbachia pipientis . (more...)
Record number of prescription drugs collected at Alabama's Drug Take-Back Day Record number of prescription drugs collected at Alabama's Drug Take-Back Day
- November 08, 2017

DEA 360 calls for coordinated, aggressive law enforcement, educational programs and a partnership with the medical community to avoid patients getting addicted to prescription drugs. The next Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for April 28, 2018. I have no doubt that will save lives. Since the fall of 2010, the DEA says it's collected 9,015,668 pounds - or 4,508 tons - of potentially risky drugs. (more...)
Pokemon GO Creator Niantic Making A Harry Potter Game: Rumor
- November 08, 2017

It's safe to say that Niantic's efforts with this title were very successful. The idea of Niantic working on another game while Pokemon GO is still plagued by bugs and missing features sounds a bit insane, but it's not surprising to see the company attempting to extend its hold on the market of mobile AR games. (more...)

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