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Sauna bathing may reduce risk of stroke Sauna bathing may reduce risk of stroke
- May 04, 2018

In the group who used a sauna four to seven times a week, there were 2.8 strokes per 1000 people while those who managed just one visit a week had their chances increase to.81 per cent. "Middle-aged men should be heartened to know that frequent sexual intercourse is not likely to result in a substantial increase in risk of strokes and that some protection from fatal coronary events may be an added bonus", stated a cohort study with a 20-year follow up. (more...)
Congressional chaplain can stay in job: House Speaker Congressional chaplain can stay in job: House Speaker
- May 04, 2018

Conroy made a decision to rescind his resignation because he questioned whether Ryan has the authority to fire him without cause, and he pushed back at the allegation that his ministry to the Capitol Hill community was lacking. Conroy, in his letter on Thursday, said that Ryan never spoke with him directly about his ouster. As ThinkProgress' Melanie Schmitz noted last month , "Both Ryan and Conroy are Catholic, although Conroy is Jesuit - a more liberal and scholarly wing of Catholicism ... (more...)
Triple zero emergency number outage across the country Triple zero emergency number outage across the country
- May 04, 2018

If anyone can't get through to the regular 000 number, there is also a Police Assistance Line to help people in need. "There are still intermittent interruptions to 000 calls in NSW, VIC and WA following the cable cut in NSW earlier today ", Telstra said in a statement. (more...)
Emmet Flood Replaces US President Lawyer Cobb Emmet Flood Replaces US President Lawyer Cobb
- May 04, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stepped in upon Sessions' recusal, appointing Robert Mueller as special adviser to direct his own probe. Mr Mueller's team remains tight-lipped, but the evolving strategies of the president's side are playing out almost in full view - and they may be inclined to turn this dance into a rumble. (more...)
Congress turned Bengaluru from computer capital to crime capital: Narendra Modi Congress turned Bengaluru from computer capital to crime capital: Narendra Modi
- May 04, 2018

In the meantime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hit the campaign trail in Karnataka from this Tuesday. Stating that the 2018 Assembly elections is a fight between national political parties and a regional party, he said there was need to promote regional parties for a healthy federal set up. (more...)
Oil rises on Iran sanction worries Oil rises on Iran sanction worries
- May 04, 2018

July Brent futures were down 16 cents at $72.97 a barrel by 1100 GMT, after falling almost 3 percent on Tuesday to their lowest in two weeks. The United States has questioned Iran's sincerity in implementing the nuclear curbs and President Donald Trump has threatened to reimpose sanctions if adjustments are not made to the agreement. (more...)
NRA Annual Convention Kicks Off NRA Annual Convention Kicks Off
- May 04, 2018

The four-day gathering in Dallas is the first annual NRA meeting since the February 14 shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida left 14 students and three adult staff members dead. Students who survived became national figures by calling for gun control legislation and a check on the NRA's influence. Caraway is calling on the NRA to discuss strategies that will curb gun violence. (more...)
Condo board heads to court to get Trump name removed from building Condo board heads to court to get Trump name removed from building
- May 04, 2018

Trump and the condominium gave the condo permission to use the Trump name but in no way requires it to use it. Judge Eileen Bransten ruled in favor of the 377 condominium owners, providing them with the opportunity to vote on whether to keep or remove the giant bronze letter signage from the 46-store building on Manhattan's West Side, the New York Times reported. (more...)
"Empty The Shelters" event set for Saturday
- May 04, 2018

After successfully placing almost 10,000 cats and dogs in loving homes through nine free adoption events in the last 24 months, BISSELL Pet Foundation announced its next Empty the Shelters event will take place in 13 states, including MI, according to a release from the foundation. (more...)
Ducey signs education budget bill on day six of teacher walkout Ducey signs education budget bill on day six of teacher walkout
- May 04, 2018

They have done this every day since April 26, a move which has affected most of the 1. 1 million public school students in the state. AEU leader Dylan Wegela said that teachers can look forward to going back to their students. Cathy Field, who teaches in the Cartwright District in Phoenix said, "The budget cuts are all I've ever known since I moved here from MI". She was one of the over 200 educators who waited through the night at the state Capitol. (more...)
Driver in Deadly Park Slope Crash Arrested, Charged Driver in Deadly Park Slope Crash Arrested, Charged
- May 04, 2018

Dorothy Bruns, 44, was arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court on a 10-count indictment on charges of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, assault and reckless driving related to the March 5 crash that killed Joshua Lew, 1, and Abigail Blumenstein, 4. (more...)
Despite Cambridge Analytica's closure, United Kingdom to continue investigation Despite Cambridge Analytica's closure, United Kingdom to continue investigation
- May 04, 2018

SCL chairman Julian Wheatland, who was reportedly tapped to replace Nix as Cambridge Analytica's CEO before it announced its closure, is listed as Emerdata's CEO, Share Blue Media reported. After the announcement, Britain's data regulator said it would continue civil and criminal investigations of the firm and will pursue "individuals and directors as appropriate" despite the shutdown. (more...)
Israel 'not looking for fight with Russia': Lieberman Israel 'not looking for fight with Russia': Lieberman
- May 04, 2018

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Thursday reiterated assertions that Israel was not seeking confrontation with Russian Federation in Syria. However, from the beginning, they had no intention to develop a peaceful atom". UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has urged US President Donald Trump not to walk away from an worldwide deal created to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. (more...)
Injured In Shooting Inside Opry Mills Mall Injured In Shooting Inside Opry Mills Mall
- May 03, 2018

There was no additional imminent threat known, police said in a tweet . Affiliate WKRN in Nashville is reporting that one patient was transported to Vanderbilt Hospital in critical condition. A nearby hotel was locked down with nobody allowed to enter or leave. According to Metro dispatch, the call came in just before 2:30 p.m. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confirmed it was on the scene. (more...)
New Zealand's unemployment, underutilization rates both fall: statistics New Zealand's unemployment, underutilization rates both fall: statistics
- May 03, 2018

New Zealand's jobless rate fell to its lowest level in nearly a decade in the first quarter while wage inflation remained anaemic, adding to the view that the central bank will continue to signal no increase in interest rates in next week's review. (more...)
Chinese Military Targeting US Flight Crews Over Djibouti With Lasers Chinese Military Targeting US Flight Crews Over Djibouti With Lasers
- May 03, 2018

The military issued a notice to its pilots, later published by the Federal Aviation Administration , urging them to "use extreme caution when transiting near" the Chinese base, citing the use of a "high-power laser " on multiple occasions. (more...)
German Nurse Abducted by Gunmen in Somalia German Nurse Abducted by Gunmen in Somalia
- May 03, 2018

Residents said the district where the abduction occurred was sealed off by police and other security forces afterwards. It also comes barely three months after a Ugandan working for UNICEF was killed by a former security guard in the organization's office the same area. (more...)
Charlotte Woman Killed After Falling Out Of Party Bus Charlotte Woman Killed After Falling Out Of Party Bus
- May 03, 2018

Police on Thursday said multiple people on the bus were drinking alcohol at the time of the incident. The bus is owned by Charlotte Party Charters , a bus company based out of Charlotte , police said in the statement. "We are in the process of conducting an investigation of the event on Tuesday evening". "The girl leaned against the window - which evidently was an emergency exit window - and my son says the latches were broke, evidently, and she fell out", an unnamed father of one ... (more...)
Weather Alert Day, Widespread Storms Expected This Morning Weather Alert Day, Widespread Storms Expected This Morning
- May 03, 2018

Additional strong to severe storms may develop by mid to late afternoon Thursday , moving east-northeast through about 7 p.m.to 8 p.m. It will be refreshing to have the storm ingredients move away for what could be nearly a five day period. (more...)
Boy Scouts accepting girls, what's it mean for Girl Scouts? Boy Scouts accepting girls, what's it mean for Girl Scouts?
- May 03, 2018

While the two younger programs will be single sex, the inclusion of girls is not a foreign concept to the organization. Scouts BSA also announced in October that from 2019, girls would be allowed to participate in the higher Eagle Scout ranking - those ranks weren't available for girls previously. (more...)
China installs cruise missiles on outposts China installs cruise missiles on outposts
- May 03, 2018

According to sources, the missile system was deployed on several artificial Islands, built by the Chinese in the disputed Spratly archipelago. The CNBC network said, citing anonymous sources, that the missile systems were moved to the facilities, built on reefs near the Spratly Islands west of the Philippines , within the past 30 days. (more...)
Mystery pooper at NJ school was neighboring superintendent, police say Mystery pooper at NJ school was neighboring superintendent, police say
- May 03, 2018

A New Jersey superintendent was charged on Monday after allegedly defecating multiple times on the track of a high school in a neighboring district. According to police , the pooping occurred at nearby Holmdel High School, where students and staff complained of finding human poop near the track and football field on a daily basis. (more...)
Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix Hamilton wins chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix
- May 03, 2018

With Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari clearly faster than Hamilton and his Mercedes, it took a crash, a mistimed lunge and a puncture to elevate Hamilton to the top spot in Baku . He would have had to stop soon but for the Red Bull crash, which allowed Bottas to pit and keep the lead. The multiple incidents required a Safety Car before the action settled and racing resumed, after five laps. (more...)
Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb
- May 03, 2018

The law firm of Williams & Connolly confirmed that Flood was leaving to join the White House staff. He later waded into an escalating standoff between Justice Department officials and GOP lawmakers demanding the release of a sensitive document outlining the scope of Mueller's investigation. (more...)
Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss Esperion Therapeutics (ESPR) Shares Gap Down After Earnings Miss
- May 03, 2018

The latest exchange of 0.55 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 342.55 Million shares. About 13.40M shares traded or 2109.29% up from the average. It now has negative earnings. Analysts expect Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR) to report earnings on May, 3. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($1.80) earnings per share. (more...)

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