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Russian Federation summons British envoy amid bitter row over ex-double agent poisoning Russian Federation summons British envoy amid bitter row over ex-double agent poisoning
- March 17, 2018

The Russian foreign ministry has announced that it would declare British diplomats "persona non grata" and reserve "the right to introduce other retaliatory measures in case of further unfriendly actions". Putin, a former KGB spy who is poised to win a fourth term in an election on Sunday, has so far only said publicly that Britain should get to the bottom of what has happened. (more...)
No point raising slogans, Agri Minister tells farmers at Krishi Unnati Mela No point raising slogans, Agri Minister tells farmers at Krishi Unnati Mela
- March 17, 2018

Modi said it would also include labour put by farmers and their family. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called upon farmers and scientists to work together and said that Unnati Melas can play a key role in paving way for New India. (more...)
Senator Ali Wakili Is Dead Senator Ali Wakili Is Dead
- March 17, 2018

Wakili had slumped on Saturday morning at his Abuja residence and was rushed to the hospital, where he was certified dead. Daily Trust also reported that the death of Wakili who served as chairman of the Senate committee on poverty alleviation was confirmed by the special adviser to the Senate president on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in a phone call. (more...)
Homeless family of 4 found dead in parked van in Southern California Homeless family of 4 found dead in parked van in Southern California
- March 17, 2018

Inside, officers discovered four people dead, including a man, woman, and a boy and girl who appeared to be younger than 4 years old, Whitney said. Officers were sent to 12031 Brookhurst St. Autopsies are pending and will determine the cause of death. They believe the bodies had been sitting there for a day or two. On Friday, four votive candles and some flowers were left near the site where the bodies were found. (more...)
Embattled candidate drops out of race after 'skinhead lesbian' comments Embattled candidate drops out of race after 'skinhead lesbian' comments
- March 17, 2018

A controversial Republican political hopeful in ME has ended his campaign following widespread outrage after he slandered Parkland shooting massacre survivor Emma Gonzalez as a " skinhead lesbian " the Sun Journal reported Friday . "It was wrong and unacceptable". He tweeted that he understood how important her work is to her. Gibson then offered his hand in "friendship and understanding". (more...)
Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care
- March 17, 2018

For the report, titled " The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States ", researchers conducted a comprehensive review of USA abortion care to assess the safety and quality of four abortion methods: medication, aspiration, dilation and evacuation, and induction. (more...)
FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes
- March 17, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration is planning on reducing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive and essentially save more lives. Not only is nicotine addictive, Agus pointed out, "there's actually been more nicotine in tobacco over the last several decades - it makes it more addictive". (more...)
Study of almost 300000 people challenges the 'obesity paradox' Study of almost 300000 people challenges the 'obesity paradox'
- March 17, 2018

They also believe body changes associated with puberty may be a factor, such as increased fat deposition in breast tissue, hips and thighs, which when established earlier can put them at risk of becoming obese later in life. With the four other measures of adiposity, the associations with cardiovascular disease risk were consistent even after controlling for other factors: As those measures increased, so did the risk for cardiovascular disease. (more...)
Survive and Advance: Auburn wins tournament opener Survive and Advance: Auburn wins tournament opener
- March 17, 2018

The Tigers' shooting numbers were abysmal across the board with the team hitting just 35.6 percent of their field goals and 20.8 percent of their three-point attempts. The Cougars' Riller let fly a triple from the right wing, defended by Brown. The win comes in the program's first March Madness appearance since 2003 and moves it into the second round for the eight time in nine all-time tournament appearances. (more...)
ISL 2017-18: Bengaluru FC face Chennaiyin FC in final ISL 2017-18: Bengaluru FC face Chennaiyin FC in final
- March 17, 2018

At the fag end of the league phase, Chennaiyin FC were facing a slight slump with star attacker Jeje Lalpekhlua going through a lean phase. "It's always good to play in front of a packed stadium but I believe the pressure is on them because a majority of their fans will be there". (more...)
New video shows Parkland deputy during school shooting New video shows Parkland deputy during school shooting
- March 17, 2018

The video has no sound. About 22 minutes into the video, police lights can be seen at the far corner of the building. The family's attorney says that after surgeries, his intestinal area has been sealed off. The sheriff said Peterson got on his radio and stayed where he was "for upwards of four minutes". Another batch of 911 calls have been released from the day of the Parkland high school shooting in Florida . (more...)
Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2 Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2
- March 17, 2018

The two airlines will join GoAir at T2 that shifted its entire operation to the refurbished terminal in October. The IndiGo decision comes after the Supreme Court had last month dismissed its petition against the airport operator GMR Group which had asked these low-priced carriers to partially move to the T2 which has been revamped at a cost of Rs 100 crore. (more...)
Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC Acquires 1157 Shares of AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)
- March 17, 2018

Sheets Smith Wealth Management increased Abbvie Inc ( ABBV ) stake by 15.23% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The institutional investor held 97,723 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $8.68M, down from 102,025 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Russian Federation prepares retaliatory sanctions against US Russian Federation prepares retaliatory sanctions against US
- March 17, 2018

The European Union is unlikely to introduce new sanctions against Russia after the nerve-toxin poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England 11 days ago, people familiar with the matter have told RFE/RL. Lavrov said British accusations of Moscow's involvement are meant to distract public attention from the U.K's troubled exit from the European Union. (more...)
Duke Basketball: Scouting the Rhode Island Rams Duke Basketball: Scouting the Rhode Island Rams
- March 17, 2018

Despite being the higher-seeded team, the Rams had to deal with Trae Young , one of the top players in college basketball, for 39 minutes of action. "Now, will we have that opportunity after (Saturday)?" Unlike the Blue Devils, the Rams got a major contribution from their bench. (more...)
United Nations seeks almost $1 billion for Rohingyas United Nations seeks almost $1 billion for Rohingyas
- March 17, 2018

Porter told the Guardian a prosecution case against Aung San Suu Kyi could not proceed. "Aung San Suu Kyi has complete immunity, including from being served with court documents because under customary global law, heads of state, heads of government and ministers of foreign affairs are immune from foreign criminal proceedings and are inviolable", a spokesman for Mr Porter told AAP. (more...)
L'Oreal snaps up Canadian AI make-up company in digital push L'Oreal snaps up Canadian AI make-up company in digital push
- March 17, 2018

L'Oreal has purchased leading beauty tech firm ModiFace for an undisclosed sum to bolster its digital-technology effort, giving it an apparent edge over rivals in augmented reality and arttificial intelligence for beauty. The University of Toronto engineering professor founded ModiFace 11 years ago, and the startup now employees almost 70 engineers, researchers and scientists. (more...)
Med Students learn their fates on Match Day Med Students learn their fates on Match Day
- March 17, 2018

Temple and St. Luke's medical students joined two local Allentown residents in learning where they'll go on to practice medicine. During residency, graduates start training in their medical specialties. I wish the very best to our students staying in Shreveport as well as to those who matched in programs around the country. That means more doctors for Florida in specialties where there is a significant need. (more...)
PM Modi To Open Indian Science Congress in Imphal On Friday PM Modi To Open Indian Science Congress in Imphal On Friday
- March 17, 2018

That is R&D in the real sense. Top scientists from across the country and the world attend the event. The prime minister said the government has set a target of 100 GW of installed solar power by 2022. India is a leader in the multi-country Solar Alliance and in Mission Innovation. The Prime Minister said that the Central Government has given a huge thrust on improving the infrastructure in the region. (more...)
Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD) Stake Lowered by Westwood Holdings Group Inc
- March 17, 2018

About 7.90 million shares traded or 35.62% up from the average. As per Wednesday, June 21, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 54 investors sold EPD shares while 262 reduced holdings. (more...)
HOG CENTRAL: Poor Shooting Dooms Arkansas In NCAA Opening Round HOG CENTRAL: Poor Shooting Dooms Arkansas In NCAA Opening Round
- March 17, 2018

Between playing seven SEC teams in the NCAA Tournament plus nonconference playing NCAA Tournament teams Bucknell, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Houston, the Razorbacks went 8-8 against 11 teams in the field of 68 deciding the national championship. (more...)
Match official removed for helping England ahead of Ireland match Match official removed for helping England ahead of Ireland match
- March 16, 2018

But we'll get that back, we'll get that back. "I'm thankful for the collaboration between the WRU and Ospreys which will look after my best interests and enables me to play the best rugby possible", the second row said. Just five days before he was set to officiate at England's tournament closer, Marius van der Westhuizen refereed one of their training sessions . (more...)
Three serotypes added to kratom Salmonella investigation Three serotypes added to kratom Salmonella investigation
- March 16, 2018

Kratom is also known as Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketom, and Biak. The company identified a source of the outbreak related to the products. The case count by state is: Alaska (1) Alabama (1), Arizona (4), California (6), Colorado (2), DE (1), Florida (3), Georgia (2), IL (2), IN (1), Kansas (1), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (1), MA (2), Maryland (1), MI (3), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), MS (1), North Carolina (4), North Dakota (1), Nevada (1), NY (2), OH (4), Oklahoma (3), OR (4), Pennsylvania (2), SC ... (more...)
Official stood down from grand-slam decider after training with England Official stood down from grand-slam decider after training with England
- March 16, 2018

Schmidt said England coach Eddie Jones' selection "changes things a little bit" but noted that the Saracens combination of Richard Wigglesworth and Owen Farrell at nine and 10 will smooth Farrell's move to flyhalf from inside centre. (more...)
Facebook ban lifted in Sri Lanka Facebook ban lifted in Sri Lanka
- March 16, 2018

His descendant President Maithripala Sirisena was designated in 2015 assuring a finish to draconian government constraints, but few websites crucial to the government were restricted even prior to the ban on Facebook. Jayasena said Buddhist nationalist groups have used social media for years to speak out against Muslim women's headscarves and veils, Buddhists being forced to convert to Islam, halal certificates, ritualistic food products and Muslims' high birth rates. (more...)