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Nigeria orders 'all schools' defended in Boko Haram region

Nigeria orders 'all schools' defended in Boko Haram region After the parents released the list, the Federal Government announced that 110 girls were actually missing. The ministry is basing the latest number on briefings with the school principal and the Commissioner for Education. We are sorry that this could have happened and share your pain. The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control said the additions include ISIS-Philippines, ISIS-Bangladesh, ... [Full Article...]

Hasan Minhaj to leave 'Daily Show' for Netflix talk show

Hasan Minhaj to leave 'Daily Show' for Netflix talk show He was Jon Stewart's last hire on the show in November 2014. Minhaj is a seasoned comedian whose accomplishments include performing at the 2017 White House Correspondent's dinner and releasing his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King , on Netflix. [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Gas Prices Drop 3.3 Cents In Chattanooga Gas prices dropped another 5 cents over the week in Southwest Florida, but drivers will soon be paying more at the pump. Knoxville- $2.23, down 3.4 cents per gallon from last week's $2.27. Gasoline prices in MA are down another penny this week, and have fallen an average of seven cents over the last two weeks, according to AAA Northeast. [Full Article...]

Titans Look For Talent, Wins At NFL Scouting Combine

Titans Look For Talent, Wins At NFL Scouting Combine But, just one NFL Draft will not plug all the holes that the Browns have on the roster. -A few notable running backs who came in under 200 pounds: North Carolina State's Nyheim Hines (198), Iowa's Akrum Wadley (194) and Jacksonville State's Roc Thomas (198). [Full Article...]

Flu Illness Still Widespread In New Jersey

Flu Illness Still Widespread In New Jersey Each state and province is on the alert for recurring activity and cases involving both sickness and death have shown this is a particularly risky year for all people, whether infant or elderly and even for those who normally are not in those age brackets. [Full Article...]

Run banks start rationalising overseas operations

Run banks start rationalising overseas operations They have also been asked to come up with "pre-emptive" action plan within a fortnight to combat rising operational and technical risks, and assign clear accountability to senior functionaries. A CBI official said Ananthasubramanian, who is now the CEO and MD of Allahabad Bank and also the chief of Indian Banks Association, was quizzed at the agency's Mumbai office. [Full Article...]

Bobby Brown wants Nick Gordon in jail, 'where somebody can rape him'

Bobby Brown wants Nick Gordon in jail, 'where somebody can rape him' As the sixth anniversary of Whitney's death arrived in February, he also had thoughts on the one thing most people are misled about regarding the songstress's passing as well. Our prayers and thoughts still remain with the friends and family of Whitney and Bobbi Kristina as we remember and cherish the handsome memories they left behind. [Full Article...]

Lassa fever: Nigeria battles largest outbreak with 72 dead

Lassa fever: Nigeria battles largest outbreak with 72 dead The latest figures show 1,081 suspected cases of the disease, including 90 deaths. The first Lassa fever case this year was confirmed in Ebonyi State when four people including three health workers died from the disease. Ihekweazu said NCDC, with the leadership of the Federal Ministry of Health, remains committed to working with sister agencies and partners to ensure that this outbreak is brou... [Full Article...]

1 in 14 U.S. women smoked while pregnant in 2016 — CDC

1 in 14 U.S. women smoked while pregnant in 2016 — CDC The most likely to continue smoking while pregnant were younger and less educated moms-to-be. In the USA, 7% of women smoked while they were pregnant in 2016, the CDC reports. It was the lowest in California at 1.6 percent, followed by Utah at 3.0 percent, Texas at 3.3 percent, Hawaii at 3.6 percent and New Jersey at 3.9. [Full Article...]

Some bring AR-15s to blessing ceremony at Pennsylvania church

Some bring AR-15s to blessing ceremony at Pennsylvania church Sanctuary Church filled up Wednesday morning as a blessing of heterosexual couples took place in which the couples were invited to bring "rods of iron". Moon is the son of the late Reverand Sun Myung Moon, a self-proclaimed messiah who founded the Unification Church, which critics regard as a cult. Many in the congregation, like many other Americans, believe United States school shootings do not... [Full Article...]

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho offered NYC schools chancellor position

Superintendent Alberto Carvalho offered NYC schools chancellor position He would be replacing Carmen Farina, who is retiring. He said he looked forward to working with Mr. Carvalho to build on the accomplishments of Ms. Fariña. He worked construction jobs and slept in a friend's truck, according to news accounts. He rose up the ranks of the school system, eventually becoming superintendent in 2008. [Full Article...]

West Haven Police: Magnet School Student Arrested After Making Threats

West Haven Police: Magnet School Student Arrested After Making Threats Police said he faces a charge of first-degree terroristic threatening. The student's initial appearance in Licking County Juvenile Court is scheduled for Thursday. IMPD did not immediately reply Wednesday in a request for more information about the student and the charges. The superintendent says there is no concern for the safety of other students or the school as the investigation continue... [Full Article...]

Flu season winding down in San Diego

Flu season winding down in San Diego West Chester The number of influenza deaths in Chester County so far this year has doubled, the Chester County Coroner's Office has reported, and flu season is still months from ending. A flu shot, administered even after influenza season has arrived, can still provide protection and mitigate the symptoms and complications should one contract the virus. [Full Article...]

Pediatricians issue new guidelines for depression screening for teens

Pediatricians issue new guidelines for depression screening for teens The AAP just published updated advice for pediatricians and family specialists to help diagnose and heal the pain of depression among teenagers. "While we don't really know what causes that, it aligns directly with social media, and the pressures that teens, particularly female teens, go through is astronomical compared to a generation ago", Dr. [Full Article...]

California okays autonomous car testing without backup drivers

California okays autonomous car testing without backup drivers A remote "driver" far from the actual vehicle can be in control. California drivers may soon find themselves sharing the road with cars that don't have a driver behind the wheel. Companies operating driverless cars will be able to apply for permits on April 2. Cars will also be required to detect and defend themselves from cyberattacks. [Full Article...]

Disney Donates $1 Million of Black Panther Proceeds To STEM Programs

Disney Donates $1 Million of Black Panther Proceeds To STEM Programs The new centers are expected to open in cities across the country including New Orleans, Baltimore and Oakland, where part of Black Panther was set. Moreno noted the importance of showing America's black culture in a positive light. "More than just an awesome movie, Black Panther has inspired a generation of young people who can look to the film's creators, including Oakland-born Ryan Coogl... [Full Article...]

Varicose Veins Tied To Increased Risk Of Blood Clots

Varicose Veins Tied To Increased Risk Of Blood Clots However, Taiwanese researchers say they found that people with varicose veins had a 5.3-fold higher risk of deep vein thrombosis than those without varicose veins. Writing in the JAMA medicinal diary, they stated: 'Patients with varicose veins have expanded levels of provocative and ace thrombotic markers'. Have you got varicose veins? "If it's true that varicose vein patients have a highe... [Full Article...]

Festivals back PRS Foundation's gender balance initiative

Festivals back PRS Foundation's gender balance initiative Among the North American festivals taking part are Canada's North By Northeast, Canadian Music Week , MUTEK , and BreakOut West, as well as US -based A2IM Indie Week and NYC Winter Jazzfest. Backed up by an innovation fund for the network to test new projects and ideas, Keychange aims to accelerate change and create a better more inclusive music industry for present and future generations. [Full Article...]

Instant Pot warns some models may overheat

Instant Pot warns some models may overheat Even if you don't have a faulty multicooker, Betty Gold, a senior editor and product analyst in the Good Housekeeping Institute Kitchen Appliances Lab , says it's always important to take caution when using your appliance. The company is working with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission to investigate the problem, and is planning to issue replacement machines to those affected by the problem... [Full Article...]

Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan'

Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan' India's external outreach policy suffered a setback with the island nation of Maldives, which occupies a strategic location in the Indian Ocean, choosing to stay out of the eight-day-long Milan naval exercise set to begin from March 6 at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. [Full Article...]


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