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Buhari asks Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members

Buhari asks Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members Buhari stated that Tinubu will lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts in the ruling party. "We believe that the Federal Government's decision to set up a Committee to address the issues of herdsmen killings is a pretentious approach to a matter that requires firm action and leadership by the President in line with his oath of office to protect all Nigerians irrespe... [Full Article...]

Hot tea a factor in increased esophageal cancer

Hot tea a factor in increased esophageal cancer The risks are however, increased by the addition of daily cups of "burning hot" tea, scientists discovered. China's esophageal cancer rate is among the highest worldwide. A total of 1,731 esophageal cancer cases were documented in the study. Another limitation is that study participants reported on their own smoking and drinking habits, and their reports could be unreliable. [Full Article...]

Swaminathan calls for clarity on MSP hike

Swaminathan calls for clarity on MSP hike Doubling the allocation in food processing from Rs. 715 crore to Rs. 1400 crore would boost food processing; specialized agro processing and financial institutions. Farmers, Dalits, and tribal communities would gain from this Budget , which would bring new opportunities for rural India, he said. Ahead of the budget presentation in Parliament, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha to... [Full Article...]

Weather report: Groundhog may have incorrectly signaled extension of winter weather

Weather report: Groundhog may have incorrectly signaled extension of winter weather The latest forecasts are calling for more snow than first anticipated Tuesday night into Wednesday . The alert will go into effect at 6 p.m. Tuesday in College Township, 4 a.m. Friday night: A chance of snow. Tuesday and Wednesday brings our next best shot at snow chances. The heaviest snow could fall in northwest Connectiuct, up through the Berkshires, western NY and into southern... [Full Article...]

Dim Light May Make Us Dumber

Dim Light May Make Us Dumber The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health in the USA, is the first to show that environment light, including office and home lighting, leads to changes to the brain's structure. The dim light used in the rat tests was similar to the light on "cloudy days of winter or typical indoor lighting", said Professor Tony Nunez, co-author of the study. [Full Article...]

Ind. House Passes Bill To Remove Lifetime Concealed Carry Permit Fee

Ind. House Passes Bill To Remove Lifetime Concealed Carry Permit Fee Monday was the last day House bills could pass through the House, and representatives spent their session listening to third readings of 29 bills. Hoosiers trying to obtain either permit would still need to go through a background check. Holli Sullivan (R-78), who co-authored the bill, says IN now spends about $1 billion on those programs, and analyzing them will ensure the state is using those ... [Full Article...]

Pink Pushes Through The Flu To Deliver An Incredible US Anthem Performance

But unfortunately she was felled by the flu just prior to her performance. As a major Philadelphia Eagles fan, Pink was extra excited to be a part of this year's game day, since the Eagles are playing against the New England Patriots . [Full Article...]

Forensics confirm DNA match of Mardan minor girl's murderer

Forensics confirm DNA match of Mardan minor girl's murderer Speaking at a press conference, the police officer informed that the prime suspect, 15-year-old Muhammad Nabi, worked in a local restaurant and was also a relative of the deceased. The four-year-old Asma had gone missing on January 14 in Mardan's Gujar Garhi area, and her dead body was found from sugarcane fields near her home on January 15. [Full Article...]

CIBC Asset Management Inc Has $21.64 Million Position in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

This compares with the industry's 4.02 and the wider sector's 6.59. Twin Securities Inc increased its stake in Akorn Inc (AKRX) by 1208.8% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Friess Associates Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 123,581 shares. (NYSE:MO) for 2.80M shares. Independent Invsts has invested 2.01% in AbbVie Inc. [Full Article...]

Anchor-actor Anasuya trolled after denying selfie to fan, police complaint lodged

Anchor-actor Anasuya trolled after denying selfie to fan, police complaint lodged With mounting criticism, Anasuya gave feeble excuse that people didn't understand her properly and she said she now needs detox from social media. She was not in the mood for selfie, so she declined for it but did not break the phone. I'm sorry her phone broke but I think its not fair that i should be blamed for what I reportedly didn't do. "My friends always keep asking me why I agree to taking a... [Full Article...]

Barbados to host first day-night Test in West Indies

Barbados to host first day-night Test in West Indies The visiting team will be Sri Lanka , who will be touring the Caribbean islands for a three-Test series in June. The first Test between Windies and Sri Lanka starts on June 6 at the Queen's Park Oval, in Trinidad and Tobago. Sri Lanka made their pink-ball Test debut against Pakistan past year in the United Arab Emirates. The two-Test series remained locked at 0-0 after the first match en... [Full Article...]

Philippines: Dengue vaccine may be linked to 3 deaths

Philippines: Dengue vaccine may be linked to 3 deaths Sanofi last month agreed to reimburse the Philippine government 1.6 billion pesos ($31 million) for leftover doses of Dengvaxia. He said he wanted the PAO officials to attend the Senate probe to shed light on their investigation on the deaths allegedly caused by the dengue vaccine. [Full Article...]

Not garbage dump: SC

Not garbage dump: SC Gonsalves also pointed out the different measures that the city's civic body plans to undertake in order to implement the rules chalked out in the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016. Are you trying to impress us with this [hefty affidavit]? The court had earlier expressed grave concern over the deaths due to vector-borne diseases like dengue and chikungunya and said lack of waste management was t... [Full Article...]

NTSB chides LIRR for failing to foresee 2017 Brooklyn crash

NTSB chides LIRR for failing to foresee 2017 Brooklyn crash The September 2016 NJ TRANSIT crash at the Hoboken Terminal left one person dead and more than 100 injured. NJ Transit bosses failed to notice when one of their engineers quickly gained a unsafe amount of weight - and didn't bother to test him for sleep apnea in the years before his condition led to a deadly 2016 Hoboken train crash , a doctor testified before the NTSB on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

ME woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce

ME woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce A ME woman who prepared a salad says she realized after a couple of bites that her fork was stuck in a 3-inch lizard, minus the tail. She said she is concerned about a wider-public health issue with several recalls of romaine lettuce for various bacteria concerns, including E. [Full Article...]

Wall Street Got Off To Another Rocky Start

Wall Street Got Off To Another Rocky Start A correction is less severe than a bear market, when stocks decline 20% from their recent highs. A strengthening global economy and healthy corporate earnings had spurred world markets to record highs. "You're seeing real changes occur and different investments are adjusting to that", O'Rourke said. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Industrials slumped more than 4 per cent on Monday, their bigg... [Full Article...]

Maple Leafs try to rebound vs. Ducks

Maple Leafs try to rebound vs. Ducks One of his assists, a third-period beauty, set up Nylander for one of his two breakaway goals. "I still want to be here, I still want to play". Reports first surfaced on Saturday that Leivo had informed the Leafs he wanted out of the organization if they weren't willing to play him. [Full Article...]

Are US Troops in Iraq Staying or Going? Depends Who You Ask

Are US Troops in Iraq Staying or Going? Depends Who You Ask Al-Hadithi explained that the agreement was reached "after the victory achieved by the Iraqi forces against the forces of terrorism", adding that the nature of the next phase requires a presence of another kind. The presence of U.S. troops grew, however, as Iraq's military struggled to roll back the extremists. Iraq declared victory over Daesh in December after more than three years of grueling ... [Full Article...]

What caused the 29-second blackout in Super Bowl LII

What caused the 29-second blackout in Super Bowl LII Television ratings are being closely watched after the audience for National Football League games dropped nearly 10 percent during the regular season. "With an all-time Top 10 audience, the Super Bowl once again proved that it's the most dominant and consistent property on television", said Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Broadcasting & Sports. [Full Article...]

'Social bomb ready to explode' Berlusconi pledges to deport 600000 illegal immigrants

'Social bomb ready to explode' Berlusconi pledges to deport 600000 illegal immigrants He said: "When we're in government we will invest many resources in security". "If in Italy migrants are arriving, it's because someone made war in Libya, and the premier was Berlusconi", Mr Renzi said in a reference to Nato's 2011 air strike campaign against Mummar Qaddafi's regime. [Full Article...]


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