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PM's message on World Tuberculosis Day

According to him, the state TB prevalence is 322 per 100,000, in 2017. "In the spirit of this year's World Tuberculosis Day theme of "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world" I urge citizens and organisations to take the lead in the movement to end TB"...

Carter's shot propels Texas A&M women into the Sweet 16

The game is scheduled to get underway at 8:49 p.m. ET on Saturday , March 24, 2018. Apparently Michigan's rust from its 2-week conference tournament layoff was gone Thursday. The Rebels forced their second shutout of the year en route to a game-th...

Grilled Meat may Promote Risk of Developing High Blood Pressure

Based on the findings of this recently published study , eating grilled meat, may it be red or white, could increase the risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure . Previously, studies have linked grilled meat with health conditions such as obes...

Sealed and delivered: Royal wedding invitations dispatched

Meghan Markle may be ready to have children with Prince Harry . The couple toured the campus of Northern Ireland's next-generation science park, where they met a husband-and-wife team who make innovative baby products. The decorative border on ...

Credit Suisse Group Lowers AbbVie (ABBV) Price Target to $98.10

Technical analysts compare a stock's current trading price to its 52-week range to get a broad sense of how the stock is doing, as well as how much the stock's price has fluctuated. Volatility is the degree of variation of a trading price se...

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw resigns, statement on official Facebook page says

Myanmar was plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday with the announcement that the country's president, Htin Kyaw , had resigned after two years in office. "We will now start the process for electing the next president within seven working days accord...

Syria's President Assad visits troops on Ghouta's front…

Turkish military and allied Syrian forces marched into the center of the northern Syrian town of Afrin Sunday, raising their flags and shooting in the air in celebration almost two months after launching their offensive on the Kurdish enclave.

Spy poisoning: Experts to test nerve toxin

The British Council agency and a United Kingdom consulate in St Petersburg will also be shut down as part of a tit-for-tat diplomatic row. The UK has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his...

Six Nations: Ireland's Grand Slam homecoming cancelled

The situation is not about to get any easier for Jones either, with the next challenge being a three-match tour of South Africa in June followed by home games against the Springboks and the mighty New Zealand in November. Gael Fickou scored a try f...

Duke rolls into Sweet 16 with romp of Rhode Island

After a big day of upsets on Friday, will No. 2 Duke avoid an upset of its own when it faces No. 7 Rhode Island in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today? Though he winced at least once while trying to set up on the block, when Carter ha...

Warning to drivers as Portsmouth told to expect snow

There is a 95% chance of very heavy snow across London and Kent so it might be time to get the hats and gloves back out. Yellow weather warnings are also in place for the vast majority of the United Kingdom, nearly totally covering the country ...

Augie Garrido, college baseball's winningest coach, dies at 79

When I had the chance to coach against him, for me it was one of those giddy moments. "He was such a great mentor and friend to everyone in the game". Garrido's Titans reached the College World Series seven times, and won national titles in 1979, 198...

Drink Bottled Water? You're Also Drinking Microplastics

The findings suggested that a person who drinks a litre of bottled water a day might be consuming tens of thousands of microplastic particles each year. The World Health Organisation has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in dri...

Major tributes planned to celebrate Stephen Hawking's life

She told Christian Connection in 2015 that she and Hawking "lived in harmony, each respecting the other's point of view". The problem is even more pronounced in the Philippines where we have a president who forces me to mute the TV every time he ...

PDP Axes Drabu For Calling Kashmir Apolitical

Drabu's statement came at a time when the PDP and its coalition partner, the BJP, are at loggerheads over a range of issues, with Mehbooba openly pressing for talks with Pakistan on Kashmir while the saffron party adopting a different line.

How healthy is your county?

This is the first time since the annual County Health Rankings and Roadmap report was first published nine years ago that the county has not been included in the top 10. Lawrence Nycum, the senior vice president of medical affairs for its Winston...

Trade tensions cloud best global growth outlook in 7 years: OECD

It said rebounding business investment was the core reason for the expected acceleration in global growth - with trade rising 5% this year. The OECD is predicting the economy will grow by 1.3 percent this year, up from 1.2 percent in November, and ...

AB de Villiers Delighted With Much-awaited Century, SA Hunt for Win

Khawaja and Mitch Marsh fought back fastidiously during an 87-run stand in Port Elizabeth on Sunday (Monday morning NZ Time), building a small lead as Australia reached 5-180 in their second innings. Rabada followed up South Africa's success wi...

Serena And Venus Williams Meet After 14-Year Tournament Boycott

Serena won the 2017 Australian Open final over Venus while about eight weeks pregnant, and from then on was inactive in singles competition until her opener at Indian Wells . Serena made a decision to return in 2015, whilst Venus came back to India...

China's Parliament Approves Constitutional Amendment Allowing Xi to Remain President Indefinitely

In the run up to the vote, critics on Chinese social media attacked the move and drew parallels to North Korea or suggested a Mao-type cult of personality was forming. "There's no one system that suits all countries". Xi is likely to promote Wang Q...

Chelsea boss Conte on goalscorer Willian: I can't leave him out!

They nearly added a fourth on the stroke of half-time, but Tomkins made a brilliant intervention on the line to deny Giroud at the end of an exceptional move. The Eagles have won back-to-back Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, after failing t...

Schools closed, winter storm warning in effect for west central area

A snow alert has been issued for the five boroughs starting at 10 p.m. Snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible, mostly north and west of New York City . The height of the storm was from about 6 p.m. until about 10 p.m. Crocker said he ...

ISIS-inspired Utah teen tried to blow up high school, police say

The suspect is a juvenile male who was attending Pine View High School and is believed to be inspired by ISIS; he was arrested and placed in juvenile detention, the St. Authorities initially thought the graffiti and flag at the school were pranks...

Australia among 11 countries to sign TPP without US

Japan, as the world's third-largest economic power, is the heavyweight in the group. But the remaining countries regrouped and that culminated in the signing Thursday. That sentiment was echoed just last month by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, wh...

Don't make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolling NEET candidates, SC tells CBSE

The petitioners, who approached the court against the CBSE notification and others who have challenged the Aadhaar scheme, said the government had been issuing several such notifications, which in fact, amounted to contempt of the Supreme Court's ...

San Antonio, Austin ranked among best airports in North America

The MIAL has said that it will not allot anymore slots to aircraft carriers for UDAN flights that connects smaller towns or cities as it carries less passengers and consumes more time and space at the airport. The Hyderabad airport has become numbe...

Bypolls results: A prelude to 2019 general elections as Congress rises again?

The voting was a test for Rahul Gandhi, the 47-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who took over as the main opposition Congress party's president from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, in December. It becomes empirically clear that the ...

Veteran actress Shammi Rabadi passes away at 89

Throughout her career in Bollywood, Shammi featured in supporting roles in films such as Hum Saath Saath Hain , Arth , Hum and The Burning Train . Her last major role was in the Boman Irani and Farah Khan starrer comedy " Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Ni...

Levi levy: European Union threatens 25% tax on iconic United States brands

Such fears have been heightened by White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who told the US media that the president has no plan to exempt any countries from the tariffs which are expected to be implemented this week at the earliest, they said.

South African Listeria Linked to Polony from Enterprise

Tiger Brands said it had learned about the presence of listeria in its products on 14 February - 18 days before the government forced it into a recall. Results from the factory tests should have taken just over two weeks but a shortage of solution ...

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Gov. Abbott Convenes First Roundtable On School Safety After Santa Fe Shooting

Attendees of Tuesday's discussion included leaders from the Texas House and Senate and the heads of the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Department of Public Safety. One of the...

Hopes Dwindle For North Korea Meeting, Southern Primary Results, Olympics Scandal

A small group of worldwide journalists have been invited to watch the demolition. "There are certain conditions we want to happen". As he welcomed Moon in the Oval Office, Trump...

Interview magazine announced its closure

Last month, former editorial director Fabien Baron resigned and then filed a lawsuit against the magazine , alleging Brant owes he and his wife, a stylist, $600,000 in total. Baro...

Putin tells Assad 'all foreign troops' will leave Syria

The Russian envoy said: "This is a very complex matter, because these measures must be implemented collectively, and start in parallel with a stabilizing process, because the milit...

$80 Oil Could Kill Smaller Airlines

In Ireland, the union representing pilots is now considering balloting members over working practices. 'If that continues to build, it's something we may have to look at again...

General Electric to merge its transportation business with Wabtec

The first $470 million of gross benefits will be paid to GE, while the remainder (with a net present value of $1.1 billion) accrues to the new Wabtec . Wabtec's chairman Mr Alber...

Justice Department IG to investigate reports of Federal Bureau of Investigation informant inside Trump campaign

Such a move, Trump allies argue, would render the Mueller investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference illegitimate. The Washington Post called him "a longtime U.S. A...

Baltimore officer killed, suspect remains at large

He said investigators were reviewing the officer's activated body camera. Hogan said Maryland State Police are helping local law enforcement with their search for the suspect "...

Mike D'Antoni makes puzzling statement about 'pressure' ahead of Game 4

Afterward, Curry turned to the crowd and yelled: "This is my fucking house!" (Warning: One of those words is the F-bomb). "She was telling me how I need to wash my mouth out, sayin...

Surgeon General to the Rescue at 30000 Feet

Neither the doctor nor the airline revealed what the passenger's medical issue was. As per the information from the surgeon general's office, Dr. Jerome Adams was aboard the 1827...

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FDA greenlights first nonopioid drug for opioid withdrawal

FDA greenlights first nonopioid drug for opioid withdrawal

Specifically, the studies will investigate the safety of Lucemyra in situations where use may last beyond the 14-day recommended treatment period, as well as what the effects may b...

Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

That means that the agency is no longer advising consumers to avoid buying romaine lettuce in connection with the outbreak . But the last shipment of romaine from Yuma left on Apr...

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero banned from World Cup in doping case

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero banned from World Cup in doping case

Guerrero was initially banned for one year in December after testing positive for cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine after his country's 0-0 draw in their World Cup qualifier ...

Melania Trump to Stay in Hospital for a Few Days After Surgery

Melania Trump to Stay in Hospital for a Few Days After Surgery

The President of the United States of America Donald trump after a visit to first lady Melania in the hospital spoke about the health of his wife. "Thank you to all of the well-w...

California Sees 45-Percent Increase In STDs Over 5 Years

California Sees 45-Percent Increase In STDs Over 5 Years

New at-home kit promises to be the Amazon of STD testingThat's a 45 percent increase compared to five years ago. CDPH noted that 2017 was the "fifth consecutive year for increase...

'Cruel but correct' - Magnanimous Corcoran on controversial red card

'Cruel but correct' - Magnanimous Corcoran on controversial red card

While Corcoran denied Redan, referee Proske deemed the goalkeeper to have moved off his line in advance of the shot and surprisingly issued the... Dutch striker Iwan Redan scor...

Little progress made on any Brexit issue

Little progress made on any Brexit issue

The EU says Britain must agree to a workable solution to the question of how to avoid a hard border between EU member Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland by the Ju...

Nigeria names provisional 30-man squad for World Cup

Nigeria names provisional 30-man squad for World Cup

Nigeria have named uncapped Crotone striker Simeon Nwankwo in a provisional 30-man squad for the 2018 World Cup . Nwankwo plays as a forward for the Italian Serie A club, Croton...

Nigeria unveils 30-man provisional list for FIFA World Cup

Nigeria unveils 30-man provisional list for FIFA World Cup

According to him, the need for commendation stemmed from the fact that some Nigerians had anticipated that he would succumb to pressure from interest groups, but the list has prove...