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Warned of Boko Haram, Nigerian security lapses helped schoolgirls' abduction - Amnesty

Warned of Boko Haram, Nigerian security lapses helped schoolgirls' abduction - Amnesty People in Gumsa called Dapchi villagers to warn them that Boko Haram fighters were on their way. "The question Amnesty International has not answered satisfactorily is; which of the security forces and what unit was informed that a convoy of Boko Haram fighters heading towards Dapchi where they abducted Dapchi school girls?" "Why were insufficient troops available?" Amnesty's Nigeria d... [Full Article...]

US Children Mostly Depict Female Scientists than Ever

US Children Mostly Depict Female Scientists than Ever They also found that although girls are still more likely to draw a female scientist than boys, the proportion of female scientists drawn has increased among both sexes over the years. Additionally, just 26 percent of women who have STEM degrees hold STEM jobs, while the corresponding figure for men is 40 percent. They found that depictions of female scientists has increased with time. [Full Article...]

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'

More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop' Using lavender and tea tree oil products can cause young boys to develop breast tissue, a study finds . From the hundreds of chemicals that comprise lavender and tea tree oil, they selected for analysis eight components that are common and mandated for inclusion in the oils. [Full Article...]

Ex-French president Sarkozy being held in police custody

Ex-French president Sarkozy being held in police custody Sarkozy was now being heard by the judicial police in Nanterre, where he was summoned as part of an investigation into the possible illegal financing by the then Libyan regime of his 2007 presidential campaign, French daily le Monde reported . [Full Article...]

Mississippi abortion clinic sues to stop law

Mississippi abortion clinic sues to stop law After signing this latest bill, Bryant wrote on Twitter , "I am committed to making MS the safest place in America for an unborn child, and this bill will help us achieve that goal". The country's highest court has since banned the prohibition of abortion before fetal viability, usually seen at about 20 weeks of gestation. State Rep. [Full Article...]

South Sioux City earns high marks during #Enough National School Walkout

South Sioux City earns high marks during #Enough National School Walkout Seniors Ariel Russell, Haley Reash-Henze and Duncan Feighan organized the event after Women's March Youth EMPOWER called for "students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a school walkout for 17 minutes on March 14 to protest Congress' inaction to do more than tweet thoughts and prayers in response to the gun violence plaguing our schools and neighborhoods". [Full Article...]

Crucial to check for colorectal cancer: Doctor

Crucial to check for colorectal cancer: Doctor Experts say this year in Utah, an estimated 780 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and an estimated 280 people will die from the disease. Viagra cut in half the formation of polyps, an abnormal and often asymptomatic clump of cells on the lining of the intestines that may become cancer, said Darren D Browning, a researcher at Augusta University in the US. [Full Article...]

Manchester United star ready to leave the club

Manchester United star ready to leave the club United now sit second in the Premier League table and have reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup , but their playing style has been heavily criticised this season and they suffered an early exit from the Champions League in addition to sitting 16 points adrift of leaders Manchester City domestically. [Full Article...]

Male pill could be on horizon as trials yield positive results

Male pill could be on horizon as trials yield positive results The low levels, Page said, are consistent with effective male contraception shown in longer-term studies. Each group also contained five me who received a placebo and an additional 12 to 15 who were given the male birth control pills . [Full Article...]

Plateau Utd crash out of CAF Champions League, Enyimba advance

Plateau Utd crash out of CAF Champions League, Enyimba advance However, it was Etoile du Sahel who moved on with a 4-3 aggregate scoreline. He however said they would use the Champions League experience to strategise and do well in the CAF Confederation Cup which they have now dropped into. With Nigeria producing just one team in the group stage since 2013, with the NPFL soon see their number of guaranteed spots in Africa's top competition dwindle? The ho... [Full Article...]

L'Oreal snaps up Canadian AI make-up company in digital push

L'Oreal snaps up Canadian AI make-up company in digital push Although only small for now, L'Oreal's online sales have grown from five percent to eight percent since 2015, so naturally the company is exploring ways to further boost this by letting customers try out makeup through their smartphones. L'Oreal now spends 38 percent of its media budget on digital campaigns. Close ties with beauty bloggers on Instagram and YouTube have helped fuel a boom in make-... [Full Article...]

Exodus From Eastern Ghouta as Syrian Army Appears to Near Victory

Exodus From Eastern Ghouta as Syrian Army Appears to Near Victory Meanwhile in Eastern Ghouta, Russian media reported at least 20,000 people fled the region around Damascus Sunday. "Our special forces and Free Syrian Army are clearing the remaining few terrorists and the mines that they might have left". [Full Article...]

Turkish forces, rebel allies take Syria's Afrin from Kurds

Turkish forces, rebel allies take Syria's Afrin from Kurds The army units advanced steadily from Hamouriyah town, which had been liberated from terrorists two days ago, and destroyed the fortified positions of the terrorist organizations at the outskirts of Saqba, continuing to advance in the residential neighborhoods in the depth of the town as the terrorists' ranks collapsed rapidly and many of them fled westwards towards the town of Hazeh. [Full Article...]

Chemical Weapons Experts In Britain To Collect Toxin Samples

Chemical Weapons Experts In Britain To Collect Toxin Samples Writing in the Sun on Sunday two weeks after the March 4 incident which has left the Skripals in critical conditions, Mr Johnson said of Saturday's expulsions: "These futile measures will only punish ordinary Russians by depriving them of harmless opportunities to learn English and apply for United Kingdom visas". [Full Article...]

Seeded Xavier blows late lead, falls to Florida State

Seeded Xavier blows late lead, falls to Florida State Trent Forrest would lead the Florida State bench effort with 13 points. Xavier's offense struggled during stretches with star senior guard Trevon Bluiett , who averaged more than 19 points per game during the regular season, held to eight points on 2-of-8 shooting from the field. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Binghamton University student's killing formally charged with murder

Suspect in Binghamton University student's killing formally charged with murder After her death he fled the country to Nicaragua where he has dual citizenship, and was arrested by Nicaraguan authorities Tuesday. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell announced during the press conference that Anderson's cause of death was strangulation. [Full Article...]

Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely

Ola, Uber drivers strike: Major impact unlikely The drivers, who have been raising their voice against this fraudulent over the last several months across India, are also planning to gherao the Parliament building on March 22 seeking government's attention in the matter. The impact of nationwide strike call by Uber and Ola drivers on Monday is likely to be limited and localised to Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai . [Full Article...]

Two polio workers killed in attack in Pakistan

Two polio workers killed in attack in Pakistan The remaining two polio workers managed to escape the attack and reached Ghalanai, the Agency's headquarters, where they informed about the incident, according to authorities. Pakistan is one of the few countries in the world where polio is still endemic, along with Afghanistan and Nigeria. Khan said the bodies of the polio workers were handed over to relatives and their funeral will take place ... [Full Article...]

Binge-Drinking A Growing Problem In America

Binge-Drinking A Growing Problem In America Participants were asked how many times they binge drank in the last month, and how many drinks they consumed on these occasions. Around 37 million grown-ups - around 17 percent - detailed binge drinking , according to the study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . [Full Article...]

More Democratic House Candidates Consider Disavowing Pelosi

More Democratic House Candidates Consider Disavowing Pelosi Pelosi lavished praise on Lamb, saying he had an "extraordinary personal record" and ran a campaign that was "laser-focused" on pocketbook issues. "I do not think she will be speaker if the Democrats take the House back this November, which I think we will", Harf said. [Full Article...]


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