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Tight security, orderliness at PDP convention Tight security, orderliness at PDP convention
- December 11, 2017

Before the commencement of the National Convention, Chief Olabode George, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Jimi Agbaje and Senator Rashidi Ladoja had withdrawn from the contest for various reasons as earlier reported by The Eagle Online. "Now we must unite as a party to secure the TRUST of the Nigerian people again because under the APC Nigeria is not working and our people are not working". (more...)
Warning of 'danger to life' as Storm Caroline sweeps across northern UK Warning of 'danger to life' as Storm Caroline sweeps across northern UK
- December 10, 2017

Train services in the north and west of Britain have been cancelled and the UK Met Office has warned that flying debris could lead to injuries or cause danger to life. Scotland's transport minister, Humza Yousaf, said: "With stormy weather expected across the north of Scotland we would urge people to check with their operators before they travel, especially if they are planning a ferry journey". (more...)
Rohingya crisis reflects vulnerability of human rights Rohingya crisis reflects vulnerability of human rights
- December 10, 2017

For the following two days, December 11-12, 2017, federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers will gather in Gatineau, Quebec to talk about key priorities for Canada on human rights and how they can work together to ensure that Canada continues to comply with its worldwide human rights obligations and be a leader in this field on the world stage. (more...)
Day two, New Zealand v Windies Day two, New Zealand v Windies
- December 10, 2017

Opener Jeet Raval made 84 in partnerships of 65 for the first wicket with Tom Latham (22) and 89 for the second wicket with Kane Williamson (43) which lifted New Zealand to 154-1 after it had been sent in on a greenish pitch at Seddon Park. (more...)
'Lilac Fire' explodes to 4100 acres in San Diego County 'Lilac Fire' explodes to 4100 acres in San Diego County
- December 10, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown issued a state emergency proclamation for San Diego County and Friday morning President Donald Trump approved an emergency declaration for the state due to the Lilac Fire and other large fires burning in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. (more...)
Severe weather warning issued for North of England Severe weather warning issued for North of England
- December 09, 2017

Nicola Maxey from the Met Office said: "With snow in the forecast it's a good idea to keep an eye on the latest Met Office forecast and warnings for your area to ensure you're up to date with the latest situation". The Met Office warned of possible travel delays on roads and possible delays and cancellations to rail and air travel. Rural communities with limited access routes could become cut off. (more...)
Starving polar bear scrounging for food is a painful message; video Starving polar bear scrounging for food is a painful message; video
- December 09, 2017

Namely, animals. We recently saw a handsome video of a man hopping out of his auto to save a bunny from the Los Angeles wildfires, but the video photographer Paul Nicklen and filmmakers from conservation group Sea Legacy took after arriving in the Baffin Islands was much less hopeful. (more...)
Faulty Eclipse Glasses Cause Woman Eye Damage Faulty Eclipse Glasses Cause Woman Eye Damage
- December 08, 2017

In August during the solar eclipse, NASA repeatedly advised everyone to wear eclipse specific glasses to enjoy the scene, but some people just didn't follow the advice and looked at the eclipsing sun directly. "It's unbelievable", said retinal specialist Sunir Garg at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, who has studied the images but wasn't involved in the patient's treatment. (more...)
Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk
- December 08, 2017

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said the government will also seek compensation for treatment of children who may develop severe dengue. On Wednesday, Duque said the government is mulling filing charges against Sanofi over the release of Dengvaxia that the manufacturer said can cause "severe disease" for patients who had not had the virus prior to vaccination. (more...)
Delhi Woman attacked, paraded naked Delhi Woman attacked, paraded naked
- December 08, 2017

DCW chief Swati Maliwal slammed the Delhi Police in a tweet: "A fearless lady beaten and paraded naked in Delhi by liquor mafia, her video is made~all coz she dared to raise her voice against crime and helped DCW catch people selling illegal liquor in their home at 50 m from police chowki. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds to Play Detective Pikachu in New Pokemon Movie! Ryan Reynolds to Play Detective Pikachu in New Pokemon Movie!
- December 08, 2017

Reynolds joins The Get Down star Justice Smith , who will get some blockbuster exposure in J.A. Bayona's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , and Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton . Ryan Reynolds is on the Pokémon case. Pokémon , after all, is a video game franchise beloved across the world. Alex Hirsch and Nicole Perlman penned the script for Detective Pikachu . (more...)
Sango, PDP chieftain kidnapped Sango, PDP chieftain kidnapped
- December 08, 2017

A source close to Sango said his (Sango) phone was used in contacting a chieftain of the party in Abuja to demand for the ransom. Sango, it was further learnt was on his way to Abuja to attend his party's national convention slated to hold on Saturday, December 9. (more...)
Bank stocks power Sensex, Nifty higher Bank stocks power Sensex, Nifty higher
- December 08, 2017

The gauge had rallied 352.03 points on Thursday. Trading mood was also impacted as Fitch Ratings on Monday cut the country's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 6.7 per cent from the earlier projected 6.9%. Here are the key highlights, which will affect the market today. IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd slid as much as 6.1 per cent after the company said the Central Bureau of Investigation has filed charges against it over alleged illegal purchases of government land. (more...)
No more slip ups, India's Pujara tells butterfinger team mates No more slip ups, India's Pujara tells butterfinger team mates
- December 08, 2017

Gavaskar, who was covering the game as a commentator, first chose to take a potshot at Cheteshwar Pujara before taunting spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Even in ODIs, Tendulkar's median run share in India's victories was higher, although the difference in ODIs between the two is narrow. "We fully support him to make a comeback". (more...)
Theatre commander Attahiru replaced Theatre commander Attahiru replaced
- December 08, 2017

Following to resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the North-east, Major General Attahiru Ibrahim has been removed from his position as the Theatre Commander of the Lafiya Dole operation. About 12 soldiers who escorted the academics were reportedly killed. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, has been replaced by Maj. Series of attacks were also carried out in Adamawa State. (more...)
Burnley Release Statement Regarding Severity Of Robbie Brady Injury Burnley Release Statement Regarding Severity Of Robbie Brady Injury
- December 07, 2017

In the moments that followed the injury, it was evident that there was immediate concern for the Irish global and, after Brady was stretchered off the pitch, Burnley manager Sean Dyche stated that he instantly had the feeling that the injury was "more serious than not serious". (more...)
Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season
- December 07, 2017

This season, the CDC advises that only injectable flu vaccines ( flu shots) are recommended. "Many are hospitalized and some die". The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday urged people with chronic liver disease to be vaccinated against influenza as soon as possible, as a flu infection can worsen liver disease and might even cause liver failure. (more...)
Type 2 diabetes may be reversible with weight loss, study finds Type 2 diabetes may be reversible with weight loss, study finds
- December 07, 2017

While obese patients have been known to reverse Type 2 diabetes as a result of massive weight loss following gastric band surgeries, the latest findings show that shedding an average of just 22Ibs is enough to reverse the condition in around half of patients - without any medication. (more...)
Buhari hints on seeking re-election, says 'people of Kano in my pocket' Buhari hints on seeking re-election, says 'people of Kano in my pocket'
- December 07, 2017

The president said he had seen a lot in politics since he joined it in 2003, adding that Nigerians must understand the difference between democratic and military administration. Kano State Governor, Ganduje during the President's visit announced the naming of Giginyu specialist hospital after President Buhari which is to be called Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital. (more...)
Snow warning for Donegal comes into force later Snow warning for Donegal comes into force later
- December 07, 2017

Sleet and snow will continue to fall into Saturday night, mainly over northern areas, while it will remain cold across the country. Winds will remain strong and there will be a minimum temperature of around -2 °C. We could end up with 1-5cm of snow in some places and even up to a 10cm in other areas. The wind is expected to ease during the course of the day. (more...)

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