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Monaco wants grid girls back for this year's F1 race Monaco wants grid girls back for this year's F1 race
- April 07, 2018

The Russian Grand Prix takes place in Sochi from 28-30 September. F1 spokesman Sean Bratches said during Liberty Media's initial announcement regarding grid girls, promotional models who accompany drivers to the track, that the decision to ban them reflected a change in " societal norms ". (more...)
Porter Adventist Suspends All Surgeries Porter Adventist Suspends All Surgeries
- April 07, 2018

It said the risk of getting HIV, hepatitis C or hepatitis B due to this issue "is considered very low". The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has amended its statement regarding the investigation of patient risk of surgical infections. (more...)
Skymet forecasts normal monsoon in 2018 Skymet forecasts normal monsoon in 2018
- April 07, 2018

If the four months between June and September receives 96-104 per cent of the long-period average (LPA), or 50-year average, of 89 cm, the monsoon is considered normal. In its forecast bulletin, Skymet drew up three more scenarios likely for the season - ranging from below normal to excess rainfall with an error margin of plus-minus 5 per cent. (more...)
Facebook admits to secretly deleting messages Mark Zuckerberg sent through Messenger app Facebook admits to secretly deleting messages Mark Zuckerberg sent through Messenger app
- April 07, 2018

But Facebook admits it probably won't read them. "That raises the question of whether this was a breach of user trust", the report added. He said the messages were "basically telling the Muslims, 'Hey, there's about to be an uprising of the Buddhists, so make sure that you are armed and go to this place.' And then the same thing on the other side". (more...)
Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Holdings Lifted by BB&T Securities LLC Alibaba Group (NYSE:BABA) Holdings Lifted by BB&T Securities LLC
- April 07, 2018

Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was surged -7.90% and decreased in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -6.21%. Volatility: Volatility is just a measure of the predictable daily price range-the range in which a day trader operates. (more...)
No injuries reported after pickup truck hits school bus in Mt. Upton No injuries reported after pickup truck hits school bus in Mt. Upton
- April 06, 2018

Other students were transported by their parents for any medical needs. Superintendent of Brevard Public Schools Desmond Blackburn was driving his district- issued SUV the morning of March 27 when he was stopped and given a warning. First responders from Shenandoah and Clarinda were among those sent to the scene. Medstar reported no injuries in the crash. The bus did have students on it but none of them were hurt. (more...)
US March jobs gains 103K, missing expectations US March jobs gains 103K, missing expectations
- April 06, 2018

After reporting a substantial increase in U.S. employment in the previous month, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing job growth slowed by much more than anticipated in the month of March. U.S. stocks dropped on the news, which came alongside growing concerns about a potential trade war between the U.S. and China. The manufacturing sector - which Trump has championed - could suffer if the situation deteriorates, said Cathy Barrera, the chief economist at the online job ... (more...)
IL severe bleeding outbreak linked to synthetic cannabinoids update IL severe bleeding outbreak linked to synthetic cannabinoids update
- April 06, 2018

Public health officials say the number of people who have experienced severe bleeding after using synthetic marijuana has increased to 81. Brodifacoum is an off-white, odorless powder poison. Jenny Lu, a toxicologist and emergency medicine physician at Stroger Hospital. Other interventions may be necessary. "As bleeding can be life-threatening, it is important that people who have used synthetic marijuana seek medical attention at the first sign of poisoning so we can begin treatment right ... (more...)
Orange County man pleads guilty to raping a 10-year-old girl Orange County man pleads guilty to raping a 10-year-old girl
- April 06, 2018

According to an affidavit for a search warrant filed in Cherokee County District Court, where Caldwell lives, then 18-year-old Noah Wilson and passenger Gracie Bottger were inside a 1996 Nissan 300ZX about 6:30 p.m. A federal prosecutor told the court that Cummins engaged in sexual activity with the girl several times in a classroom closet at school and in a vehicle. (more...)
Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Importance of Naloxone Surgeon General Issues Advisory on Importance of Naloxone
- April 06, 2018

Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams said in a statement Thursday. U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. He also highlighted during Thursday's announcement that Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will provide Narcan at zero cost, meaning no co-pay, to members. (more...)
Eat up! Study finds pasta can aid weight loss Eat up! Study finds pasta can aid weight loss
- April 06, 2018

Dr John Sievenpiper, consultant physician at St Michael's Hospital and lead author of the study , concluded: "The study found that pasta didn't contribute to weight gain or increase in body fat". Over 12 weeks, they lost half a kilo on average. The researchers stressed these results are "generalizable to pasta consumed along with other low-glycemic index foods as part of a low-glycemic index diet". (more...)
Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith dies Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith dies
- April 06, 2018

According to reports , Ajith, who was also known as Kollam Ajith , was suffering from stomach-related ailments and passed away at 3.40 am on Thursday. Malayalam superstar Mammootty and others in the industry paid tribute to Ajith, who is survived by wife and two children. In 2016, he took a break from acting and donned the heat of a director-cum-script writer for Malayalam movie Calling Bell . (more...)
Body of missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham found in Georgia river Body of missing CDC worker Timothy Cunningham found in Georgia river
- April 06, 2018

Timothy Cunningham , a commander in the United States Public Health Service and epidemiologist with the CDC, was last seen leaving on February 12 after filing for sick leave at his Atlanta office. The 35-year-old had reportedly worked as a commander in the U.S. Public Health Service and had responded to the Ebola virus and the Zika virus outbreaks. (more...)
Police investigate reports of 'zombie raccoons' disturbing an OH town Police investigate reports of 'zombie raccoons' disturbing an OH town
- April 05, 2018

The raccoon outside Robert Coggeshall's Youngstown house bares its teeth before falling into a comatose-state. "He would stand up on his hind legs, which I've never seen a raccoon do before, and he would show his teeth and then he would fall over backward and go into nearly a comatose condition", Coggeshall said. (more...)
A rare antibiotic-resistant superbacterium is spreading across the US A rare antibiotic-resistant superbacterium is spreading across the US
- April 05, 2018

Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director, said. One in 4 germ samples sent to the lab network had special genes that allow them to spread their resistance to other germs, the CDC said. "These genes are lurking in American patients and they are spreading in hospitals and health care facilities ". The report estimates that if implemented correctly, the strategy could prevent 1,600 cases of the superbug CRE in one state over a three-year period. (more...)
WEST COAST REVOLT: Second City SUES CALIFORNIA Over 'Sanctuary' Laws WEST COAST REVOLT: Second City SUES CALIFORNIA Over 'Sanctuary' Laws
- April 05, 2018

Huntington Beach Mayor Mike Posey and Council Member Erik Peterson put the item on the agenda, with Posey saying that California's sanctuary laws "all represent a threat to public safety" and the city needed to "seek relief" from the "constitutional overreach". (more...)
U.S. government admits that phone spying exists U.S. government admits that phone spying exists
- April 05, 2018

Joseph Lorenzo Hall, chief technologist at the nonprofit Center for Democracy & Technology, told CyberScoop he hopes DHS will eventually disclose the locations of IMSI catchers "as that would allow NGOs like us to advise people to not go to certain areas or turn their phones off (or wrap them in foil)". (more...)
Woman's Ancestry.com DNA test shows real dad is mom's doctor Woman's Ancestry.com DNA test shows real dad is mom's doctor
- April 05, 2018

Rowlette's parents, Sally Ashby and Howard Fowler, said they agreed to undergo a procedure in which Ashby would be artificially inseminated with sperm from Fowler - who had low sperm counts - and a donor. "After much consideration, Mrs. Rowlette and her family made the hard decision to allow their personal grief to become public through the legal process", Rowlette's attorney, Shea Meehan, said in a statement. (more...)
Mother accused of driving drunk with kids in auto Mother accused of driving drunk with kids in auto
- April 05, 2018

When officers arrived, they found Schleicher sitting in a running auto , awake and alert. About 10 pm, ACT Policing detected a vehicle travelling at 149km/h in an 80km/h zone on Horse Park Drive near Kenny. The driver, Ryan J. Smoldt, 39, was requested to perform field sobriety maneuvers and was subsequently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol-second offense +.150 and flight to avoid arrest. (more...)
Calif. lawmakers want to change standard for when police use deadly force Calif. lawmakers want to change standard for when police use deadly force
- April 05, 2018

California's current standard makes it rare for officers to be charged after a shooting and rarer still for them to be convicted. Lizzie Buchen, a legislative advocate for the ACLU , which supports the bill, said the current standard for when police may use deadly force gives "legal cover" to those officers who have shot unarmed people. (more...)

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