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Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment

Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment The FEC mandated a committee to come up with recommendations to it for ratification over the plans to exit the country from the 90 organisations. Its inability to offset the debt is said to have caused the country embarrassment. Adeosun, a former PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant, described the latest move as "just prudence and value for money". The minister revealed that the yearly membership s... [Full Article...]

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb Airbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing led by a New Yorker - Sarah Jessica Parker - whose bio describes her as 'an actor, producer, businesswoman. Parker also intends to explain to her guests how the city inspired her SJP Collection line while she acts as a personal shopper in the shoe department at Bloomingdale's. [Full Article...]

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3 National Football League ratings were down an average of 8 % over the course of last season. In the Phoenix market, the game scored a 22.2 combined rating. The show also beat ESPN's "NFL Countdown" in the 11 a.m. -to-noon ET period by 12 percent, Motl said. The NFL has been suffering from repeated year-over-year declines in TV ratings. [Full Article...]

Pink patches support breast cancer patients

Pink patches support breast cancer patients The singer, 36, teamed up with designer Stella McCartney whose lingerie line will donate proceeds to a breast examination center. Plus, get a chance to meet one of the sheroes in the breast cancer awareness movement, Judy Kneece. Stella continued to speak as she revealed she lost her mother - Linda McCartney, married to Paul McCartney - to breast cancer when she was 19-years-old. [Full Article...]

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel A spokeswoman, Charmaine Yoest, said Price had once been delayed on a commercial flight and was forced to cancel a public event. As a US lawmaker in 2009, Price chastised "the fiscal irresponsibility" of private plane use by government officials in an appearance on CNBC television that he also posted on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead Casey said there was "evidence at the scene" that "suggested this could be an accidental overdose". In an interview with The Washington Post previous year, Horner even claimed that his fake news helped Trump get elected as president. "Nobody fact-checks anything anymore - I mean, that's how Trump got elected", Horner said. They just keep passing stuff around. In an interview with Washing... [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut The initial public offer (IPO), through which the insurer is looking to raise about Rs 5,700 crore, received bids for 6,01,87,028 shares against the total issue size of 6,16,66,740 shares, data available with the NSE showed. The reserved part for institutional investors was oversubscribed 8.17 times while retail investors category was oversubscribed only 1.22 times, and non-institutional investors... [Full Article...]

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago The patient was sent to the respiratory clinic after having a cough and producing mucus for over a year, as medics suspected that the long-term smoker could have lung cancer . Earlier this month, the BMJ published a case study describing the man's medical odyssey titled " An airway traffic jam: a plastic traffic cone masquerading as bronchial carcinoma ". [Full Article...]

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump

He said: "We want things to calm down". It's not an original statement, it's a reply. Trump's latest orders put the onus on banks and other firms to find out whether their clients have any dealings with North Korea. The penalties are part of a Trump administration effort to show it's still committed to using economic pressure and diplomacy to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis, rather th... [Full Article...]

NCAA College Basketball Coaches Indicted in Fraud Case

NCAA College Basketball Coaches Indicted in Fraud Case The coaches work at Oklahoma State, Auburn University, Arizona and the University of Southern California. The affidavit pertaining to Evans involves 11 counts, including conspiracy to commit bribery, solicitation of bribes and gratuities and wire fraud. [Full Article...]

Breakthrough may lead to ability to diagnose CTE in living football players

Breakthrough may lead to ability to diagnose CTE in living football players But CTE, like other neurodegenerative diseases, can only be definitively diagnosed with a brain examination after death. McKee predicts that if the CCL11 finding is validated in larger studies, it could one day serve as one of several biomarker tests, along with brain scans and body fluid tests for the tau protein, that doctors could use to diagnose CTE. [Full Article...]

Eagles sign RB Barner to 1-year deal

Eagles sign RB Barner to 1-year deal Barner, 27, played 23 games for the Eagles in 2015 and 2016. With Sproles out for the season, the Eagles needed to make a move to shore up their running back corps. Barner's role will begin to unfold against the Chargers in Week 4. Barner spent training camp with the Chargers, Philadelphia's opponent this Sunday, but Los Angeles cut him while trimming its roster earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Azealia Banks Just Called Cardi BA "Poor Man's Nicki"

Azealia Banks Just Called Cardi BA Aptly titled "Lookin' Better In Yellow", Cardi's platinum hit along with Missy Elliot's "I'm Better" and Nicki Minaj's "Looking Ass" join forces to create a track you didn't know you needed. "It went the other way now I'm over it". Cardi B once worked as an exotic dancer - a past she raps about on her breakout single: "I don't dance now, I make money moves". [Full Article...]

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean Similarly, a batsman can now be out caught , stumped or run out even if the ball bounces off the helmet worn by a fielder or wicket-keeper. The significant changes include player send-offs for misconduct and changes to the Decision Review System (DRS). [Full Article...]

Doug McDermott on the move again in OKC trade for Carmelo Anthony

Doug McDermott on the move again in OKC trade for Carmelo Anthony If that doesn't happen, the Thunder's best player will hit free agency next summer. That's for another time. The reunion would've turned Anthony into the surplus, sending him to the bench at the expense of the assets the Knicks wanted in return. [Full Article...]

Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese Ride Again On Teddy Roosevelt Pic At Paramount

Leonardo DiCaprio & Martin Scorsese Ride Again On Teddy Roosevelt Pic At Paramount Scorsese and Emma Koskoff will produce through Sikelia, with Chuck Pacheco also producing. For those that don't know, Roosevelt is one of the few people in USA history to make his way up the ranks, starting out with a military career and then moving up to the state assembly and then onto to state governor, eventually making his way up to the vice presidency. [Full Article...]

Netflix to start partnering with airlines

Netflix to start partnering with airlines In addition, as of next month, the airline will offer "HoC" seasons 1-3 for free through its recently upgraded Red touchscreen seatback in-flight entertainment system. Netflix didn't publicly name any potential partners during the announcement. The company is no stranger to partnering with airlines. The ViaSat service will be installed on 10 new Airbus A320 aircraft, with Virgin America expecti... [Full Article...]

'Sheikh marriage racket': Hyderabad police arrest 3 more Omani nationals

'Sheikh marriage racket': Hyderabad police arrest 3 more Omani nationals The police have arrested four persons, including one "Qazi", in this regard, a senior official said. The first one, identified as Abdullaj Mubarak Abdullah, was the imam of a mosque in Oman and came to Hyderabad on a medical visa. Hyderabad Police Commissioner M Mahendar Reddy had then said that they have identified 35 brokers including 25 women and unearthed the network spread from Hydera... [Full Article...]

Stocks sluggish amid North Korea nerves, euro weakens

Stocks sluggish amid North Korea nerves, euro weakens The foreign minister for #North Korea, Ri Yong-ho, has spoken out on behalf of Kim's nuke-toting regime in Pyongyang to say that they've taken Trump's comments about the North as "a #Declaration Of War". Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official and current senior analyst for the Seoul-based Korea Research Institute for National Strategy, said it's highly unlikely North Korea has ... [Full Article...]

Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says

Transgender troops shouldn't be kicked out of military, Gen. Dunford says During a Congressional hearing of the Armed Services Committee of the US Senate, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford said that North Korea is now capable of launching a nuclear attack on the United States. Trump signed a memo in August formally directing the Pentagon to ban transgender individuals from serving in the us military. The general provided assurances that the mi... [Full Article...]


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