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Nnamdi Kanu not in the military's custody - Defence HQ spokesman

Nnamdi Kanu not in the military's custody - Defence HQ spokesman But in his reaction on BBC Focus on Africa Wednesday night, Lai Mohammed regretted the position of the United States on the IPOB issue, lamenting that it was "unfortunate". The United States had earlier said it did not consider IPOB a terrorist group and urged Nigerians to de-escalate tension and embrace peaceful resolution of grievances. [Full Article...]

Current UofL players express preference for interim head coach candidate

Current UofL players express preference for interim head coach candidate Court papers didn't name the schools but contained enough details to identify them as Louisville and Miami. When FBI assistant director Bill Sweeney said , "Our investigation is ongoing, and we are now conducting interviews", it was as much a warning for coaches operating in the future as it was a promise to uncover misdeeds in the past. [Full Article...]

Trump Promotes Republican Tax Cuts, Says 'Rebirth of American Industry Has Begun'

Trump Promotes Republican Tax Cuts, Says 'Rebirth of American Industry Has Begun' The American middle-class family of four could take advantage of a heftier child tax credit and other deductions but face uncertainty about the rate its household income would be taxed. A comprehensive rewrite of the USA tax code has eluded previous presidents and Congress for decades. But unfortunately, the business tax preferences in Trump's plan are created to provide nearly no benefit to low... [Full Article...]

Knicks catch a break with latest National Basketball Association draft rule changes

Knicks catch a break with latest National Basketball Association draft rule changes Under the new system in 2019, the worst three teams in the league (by record) will have identical 14 percent odds. A fourth team will be part of the lottery draw and that team will have a 12.5 percent chance at landing the top pick. "I recognize that there are legitimate reasons for sitting down players at certain periods of time", the commissioner said. The memo, obtained and reported by ESPN ,... [Full Article...]

Trump Accuses NFL Owners of Fearing Their Own Players (VID + TWEETS)

Trump Accuses NFL Owners of Fearing Their Own Players (VID + TWEETS) While some local coaches have chosen to not talk about the National Football League controversy, others, like Pine Prairie High School's coach, Yves Prince, echoed similar feelings as the president over this matter. Either way, we'd ask that they leave the flag and the national anthem out of it. "To each his own", said one fan. And choosing the anthem and the flag as your platform of protest... [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico Mayor Says She Won't Be "Distracted" By Trump's Twitter Attacks

More than 10,000 federal civilian and military personnel are on the island, Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert said Thursday at the White House. The Category Five hurricane knocked out power, cut off running water and killed at least 16 people so far on the island, home to 3.4 million Americans, when it struck a week ago. [Full Article...]

San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response

San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response Cruz responded, "This is a people-are-dying story". Puerto Rico - a USA territory - will have to "work with us to determine how" to fund and organize rebuilding efforts, since the territory is "already" in debt , he said. "We will not rest, however, until the people of Puerto Rico are safe", he continued. A man rides a bicycle through floodwater as a dog runs beside him in the Juana Matos com... [Full Article...]

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Bullish Target Of $15.00

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Bullish Target Of $15.00 Based on a recent bid, its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 50.71%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 5.39% while it has a distance of -43.53% from the 200 days simple moving average. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $5.46 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 1.73, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent q... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia lifts ban, to let women drive

Saudi Arabia lifts ban, to let women drive Most of the Saudi families prefer Indian chauffeurs to drive women to shopping malls, workplaces, colleges and other places. Earlier in the month, a Saudi cleric was slammed for saying that women don't deserve to drive because they "only have a quarter of a brain". [Full Article...]

ObamaCare repeal authors meet with Trump

ObamaCare repeal authors meet with Trump The main issues: guaranteeing the payment of a key set of Obamacare subsidies at least through next year, which Democrats want, and providing more flexibility for states to amend Obamacare's regulations, which is critical for Republicans. Sen. Brian Schatz from Hawaii put it this way, "Everybody, from the most progressive to the most moderate, would be glad to vote to retain the progress we've ma... [Full Article...]

Court Settlement Delays Amgen's Humira Biosimilar for Five Years in US

Court Settlement Delays Amgen's Humira Biosimilar for Five Years in US Humira is now the world's biggest-selling drug, generating $16 billion in revenues in 2016. USA sales won't begin until January 31, 2023, according to the news release. Amgen may have settled because it couldn't win on certain patents, said EvercoreISI analyst Umer Raffat, and litigation could have stretched into 2021 or even later. [Full Article...]

Dustin Martin shines in Richmond Tigers' AFL grand final win over Adelaide

Dustin Martin shines in Richmond Tigers' AFL grand final win over Adelaide However, superb crumbing goals from Sloane and Hugh Greenwood late in the term sent Adelaide into the first break 11 points up. Where does Dustin Martin go from here? The Richmond spearhead Jack Riewoldt missed a string of chances for goal, and it took until the 16-minute mark for the Tigers to get a major, when Josh Caddy marked in the left forward pocket, ran round and converted. [Full Article...]

FDA OKs Device With No Finger-Prick For Diabetes

FDA OKs Device With No Finger-Prick For Diabetes The device, which requires a prescription, is created to replace blood glucose testing for diabetes treatment decisions and is intended for single patient use. Pierre said in a news release . However, the FreeStyle Libre system is factory calibrated so daily calibration is not required-another first in the personal glucose monitoring industry. [Full Article...]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Rise

Sexually Transmitted Diseases on the Rise Men who have sex with men are more likely to have gonorrhea that shows some degree of resistance to the most commonly used antibiotics. "STDs are a persistent enemy, growing in number, and outpacing our ability to respond". Men account for nearly 90 percent of cases, and most are among men who have sex with men. However, syphilis in women also rose by 36% and there was a 28% rise in babies born wi... [Full Article...]

First Iowa West Nile death this year

First Iowa West Nile death this year The first is in a male in his 60s who remains hospitalized. West Nile virus infection can cause a mile or moderate flu-like illness, or sometimes no symptoms at all. "This death related to West Nile is tragic and reminds us to protect ourselves and our families from mosquitoes", said IDPH Medical Director, Dr. [Full Article...]

Ashes call came from nowhere - Vince

Ashes call came from nowhere - Vince Opener Mark Stoneman is set to stride out with Alastair Cook in the first Test at the Gabba - which starts on November 23 - after an encouraging start to his global career against the Windies. "Asked if any legal issues could impact on Stokes " availability for the tour, which starts on November 4, European Central Bank director of cricket Andrew Strauss said: "His selection, on this side, is... [Full Article...]

Judge to mom: 'Get your son vaccinated or go to jail!'

Judge to mom: 'Get your son vaccinated or go to jail!' After reading up on vaccinations, Bredow said she decided the best option would be a waiver, which in the state of MI allows parents to opt out of getting their kids certain vaccinations. The court will determine how much time the mother will spend behind bars if she misses the deadline. Bredow and her ex-husband do not see eye-to-eye. [Full Article...]

Horrific tattoo mishap leaves Ottawa model with leaky eyeball

Horrific tattoo mishap leaves Ottawa model with leaky eyeball Gallinger, who has a forked tongue, piercings and tattoos, has undergone painful procedures before, but she wrote on Facebook that immediately after the tattoo was done on Sep. Steroid drops caused the injection to form a clump around the cornea area, The Daily Mail reported. In fact, he is working to make the procedure illegal. [Full Article...]

Protesters at Harvard greet DeVos speech on school choice

Protesters at Harvard greet DeVos speech on school choice The protest was mostly silent, though some students snapped their fingers or cheered in support of some questions. "DeVos ignored the protesters and did not directly address" the decision to reverse college sexual assault guidance during her speech, "which focused on promoting school choice", Raw Story reported . [Full Article...]

Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer

Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer City attorney Pete Holmes said the city hopes to recoup some of the costs the opioid crisis has caused, including money spent on human services and emergency response. Dennis' son was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 12 years old. She said he's lived on the streets and they've had to kick him out several times because he was stealing from them to support his addiction. [Full Article...]


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