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Oklahoma teachers' union calls for end to strike

Oklahoma teachers' union calls for end to strike That pay gap is forcing teachers in Oklahoma, ranked 49th among states for teacher pay, to relocate across the Red River to Texas and other states, creating a teacher shortage. "I think it's going to grow". "But we know that we have started a movement that will continue past the end (of the walkout), whenever that is". "Despite tens of thousands of people filling the Capitol, we have seen no sig... [Full Article...]

Bathroom hand dryers are blowing feces particles on you

Bathroom hand dryers are blowing feces particles on you The results were published this month in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology . These bacteria came from bathroom air, and it included some that can cause disease. Within a large building, potentially pathogenic bacteria including bacterial spores may travel between rooms, and subsequent bacterial/spore deposition by hand dryers is a possible mechanism for spread of infectious bac... [Full Article...]

E. Coli cases in NJ part of larger national problem, CDC says

E. Coli cases in NJ part of larger national problem, CDC says MLive sister-publication NJ.com reports that Panera Bread could be linked to E. coli infections in four counties with eight people falling ill. The CDC still has yet to figure out what the cause of the outbreak is and is not yet recommending people avoid certain foods or restaurants. [Full Article...]

Could Marijuana be Legalized in NY?

Could Marijuana be Legalized in NY? Currently, recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and the District of Columbia , and medical marijuana is available in 29 states. If the measure ultimately passes, Delgado sees a lot of upside: Not only would Marina residents not have to travel to neighboring cities to buy cannabis products, and the city would earn revenue-the initiative calls for between 2- and 5-percent taxes on g... [Full Article...]

SRH Defeat MI by One Wicket in Nail-Biting IPL 2018 Contest

SRH Defeat MI by One Wicket in Nail-Biting IPL 2018 Contest Mumbai Indians was all over Chennai Super Kings in the tourney opener before a bolt from the blue in the form of Dwayne Bravo poured water over its hopes of a rare bright start to the IPL. During Hyderabad's chase, Nandan, after 6 overs, announced the teams to take their strategic time-out when the ball, accidentally thrown by a fielder from the deep hit him straight on his head. [Full Article...]

Winter storm watch Friday evening to Saturday evening

Winter storm watch Friday evening to Saturday evening WHERE.Portions of north central into northwest Iowa. Rain will change to snow late tonight with snow continuing through Friday night into Saturday. ADDITIONAL DETAILS.Plan on hard travel conditions. The best chance for whiteouts will be late Friday night there. Rain will change to snow Friday evening and snow will continue through Saturday into Saturday night. [Full Article...]

Wrestlers Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware win gold at Commonwealth Games

Wrestlers Sushil Kumar, Rahul Aware win gold at Commonwealth Games He has won the bronze and silver medal in the Olympics. She taken a 4-1 lead in the first round before scoring seven consecutive points in the second to wrap up the victory. I have always given my 100 percent on the mat whenever I was fit. Babita was even more dominant in her next bout, defeating Sri Lanka's Deepika Dilhani by fall early in the first period. [Full Article...]

Retail inflation cools to five-month low in March; February IIP slows

Retail inflation cools to five-month low in March; February IIP slows Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 7.0 percent growth in output compared with a downwardly revised 7.4 percent year-on-year increase in January. In terms of industries, 15 out of the 23 industry groups in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during February 2018. "We expect that inflation expectations in the period ahead will possibly be shaped by oil price movement, ... [Full Article...]

CBSE-case solved: Teacher leaked Economics paper for student taking tuition

CBSE-case solved: Teacher leaked Economics paper for student taking tuition He had added that two days prior to the Class 12 economics paper, Rakesh Kumar, along with Amit Sharma and Ashok Kumar, went to collect the question paper of computer science but clicked the pictures of the economics paper with his mobile. This step has been taken after question papers of CBSE's class XII Economics and class X Mathematics exams were leaked by an inter-state racket last month. [Full Article...]

RIP Night Owls: You're Probably Going To Die Sooner

RIP Night Owls: You're Probably Going To Die Sooner Getting too little sleep is also known to have negative health effects, but the new study found little difference between the self-reported sleep of morning people and that of evening people, the researchers said. The study authors had earlier concluded that genetics and environment play approximately equal roles in whether we are a morning or a night type, or somewhere in between. [Full Article...]

Police Officers in Argentina say Mice ate missing Marijuana

Police Officers in Argentina say Mice ate missing Marijuana The 6,000kg stash of hash had been in police lock up for two years, but only 5460kg were accounted for during the inspection. According to The Guardian , he left the inventory for the impounded marijuana unsigned when he left. Forensic experts from Buenos Aires University debunked Specia's theory. In addition to the growing plants, Troopers say they found numerous large storage totes of dri... [Full Article...]

Pregnant Pak singer shot dead for refusing to stand up during performance

Pregnant Pak singer shot dead for refusing to stand up during performance The 24-year-old singer identified as Samina Samoon was a famed Sindhi artist. When she refused to comply with his request citing her pregnancy, Jataoi shot her dead. She was rushed to a nearby hospital but she succumbed to her injuries, it added. Samina's husband has demanded that the First Information Report (FIR) should charge the accused of double murder for killing his wife and unborn chil... [Full Article...]

Manipal Group makes revised offer for Fortis hospitals

Manipal Group makes revised offer for Fortis hospitals The deal, unveiled late last month, was expected to run into opposition from Fortis minority shareholders as investors expressed their unhappiness by sending Fortis shares down 14 percent. As previously announced, Fortis will de-merge its hospital business into Manipal Hospitals and create a combined hospital business that will be a publicly traded company listed on the National Stock Exchange (NS... [Full Article...]

Today's Hot Mover: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY)

Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management's holdings in Bristol-Myers Squibb were worth $740,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Sabby Management Llc sold 51,148 shares as the company's stock rose 2.38% while stock markets declined. Diker Management Llc, which manages about $674.54 million and $278.14 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in E L F Beauty Inc by 30,000 shares to 95,000 shares, ... [Full Article...]

Energy stocks fail to lift Toronto market, U.S. markets pare recent gains

Energy stocks fail to lift Toronto market, U.S. markets pare recent gains President Donald Trump continued to bash America's trade deals on Twitter, but said the US and China could settle their dispute. "What you are seeing in the market is an alleviation of trade war fears and people trying to get back in and reposition themselves for what they hope - no trade war", said Robert Pavlik, chief investment strategist at SlateStone Wealth LLC in NY. [Full Article...]

Stock On the Run: MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA)

Stock On the Run: MasterCard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) Reliance Of Delaware invested in 2,747 shs or 0.06% of the stock. About 2.95 million shares traded. Since April 11, 2017 MA has risen 54.12% and is uptrending. Dubuque Financial Bank & Communication accumulated 0.09% or 4,080 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt reported 0% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Federated Investors Pa stated it has 51,120 shares. [Full Article...]

'Quantico' Actress Claims She Lost A Role Because Of Her Skin Color

'Quantico' Actress Claims She Lost A Role Because Of Her Skin Color However, speaking of stereotypes in Hollywood, Priyanka said that she was refused a role based on her skin colour. She added, "So in my defense as an actor, I'm like, "Do I need to be skinnier? Do I need to have abs?" Priyanka Chopra also went on to say that she has been told that if there is a female actor with bigger male co-star names, then the actor's worth is not really considered. [Full Article...]

How Does Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Stack Up Right Now?

How Does Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) Stack Up Right Now? Insiders have sold 281,108 shares of company stock worth $61,321,396 over the last three months. The institutional investor held 114,615 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $24.54 million, up from 112,787 at the end of the previous reported quarter. [Full Article...]

Russian envoy rejects chemical attack took place in Douma

In November, Russia used its veto at the Security Council to force the shutdown of a joint UN-OPCW panel investigating chemical attacks, after the panel said the government was behind a deadly sarin gas attack earlier a year ago. Earlier, a French government spokesman said that Paris and Washington were in close contact and would take action if the use of chemical weapons was confirmed. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Trump's lawyer linked to payments to women

Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Trump's lawyer linked to payments to women The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment . They are supposed to be handled carefully. Two of the potential crimes being investigated - bank fraud and wire fraud - suggest prosecutors have some reason to think Cohen may have misled bankers about why he was using particular funds or may have improperly used banks in the transfer of funds. [Full Article...]


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