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Hyderabad: Activist, cross-country motorcycle rider, Sana Iqbal dies in auto crash

Hyderabad: Activist, cross-country motorcycle rider, Sana Iqbal dies in auto crash Sana's sudden death has shocked the biking community across India. 30-year-old Sana Iqbal who just completed 38,000 kms riding a motorcycle to spread awareness about depression and suicide, ironically died in a auto accident. Her last Facebook post sheds light on her commitment to raising awareness about depression. The post reads: "While I was on my ride and studying about Suicide statistics, I h... [Full Article...]

Bear in Myanmar has giant tongue removed by team of vets

Alarmed by the bear's predicament, an worldwide team of experts were asked to perform an emergency procedure, giving the poor animal a new lease on life. Working for three hours in soaring temperatures, the team managed to remove 6.6 pounds (3 kilograms) of tissue. She told The Guardian that the swollen tongue was having a profound effect on the bear's quality of life. [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick signs $1M book deal

Colin Kaepernick signs $1M book deal He launched One World previous year. Jackson, one of only few black editors in the publishing industry, is known for his works with author Ta-Nehisi Coates, civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, and hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. The kneel protest had waned until a month ago when US President Donald Trump said any player who kneeled during the anthem should be fired and any player who did was "a son of a... [Full Article...]

Nevada gun shows tied to firearm violence in California

Nevada gun shows tied to firearm violence in California But in some states, unlicensed sellers at gun shows don't have to follow the same rules. UC Berkeley public health researcher Ellicott Matthay set out to find whether there was a potential link and their findings were published Tuesday in the Annals of Internal Medicine . [Full Article...]

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admits National Football League is 'suffering' from protests

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admits National Football League is 'suffering' from protests With flagging ratings and viral photos showing half-empty stadiums, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talked about the national anthem protests. But that changed on the second day of the meetings, with Jones expressing his feelings several times in what sources describe as a "firm and forceful" manner, but restrained and not over the top. [Full Article...]

To refund home buyers, SC directs Unitech to deposit Rs 1000 crore

To refund home buyers, SC directs Unitech to deposit Rs 1000 crore Kumar told the court that if Chandra is allowed to come out of jail for atleast four weeks, he can manage funds for disbursment to home buyers as well as give possession of flats to those investors who want their homes. The court also made it clear that Unitech will have to either give possession of flats to the buyers or pay back their money, else its properties would be auctioned to pay the in... [Full Article...]

Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated

Rituvals you should know on Chhath Puja and why it is celebrated Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the preparation of Chhath Puja in Delhi and made a decision to develop 457 Yamuna Ghats this year for offering Chhath puja. They then cook "kheer" (pudding) and roti on earthen chullahs, which is then distributed as "prasad". Dedicated to Sun god's consort, Chhathi Maiya this day is marked with folk songs and taking dips in the holy waters of G... [Full Article...]

Gordon Murray launches own manufacturing company

Gordon Murray launches own manufacturing company The man behind the iconic McLaren F1 has announced that his new business - Gordon Murray Automotive - will focus on low-volume production based on his own iStream manufacturing process. Gordon Murray Automotive forms part of a new corporate organisation for the engineering group. The first Gordon Murray-branded auto will be revealed at a special exhibition dubbed "One Formula" on November 3, wh... [Full Article...]

Monkey pox controversy may impede battle against polio - Rotary

Monkey pox controversy may impede battle against polio - Rotary Jay Wenger, who leads the Gates Foundation's polio eradication efforts. According to him, Rotary International brought the idea of fighting polio 30 years ago, adding that with the support of the World Health Organisation, WHO, Rotary was able to adopt the polio eradication programme and the virus had been reduced drastically such that there were only 12 cases in three countries, namely, Nigeria... [Full Article...]

Tanishk Bagchi toys with Atmos-pop for 'Raat Baaki' remake

Tanishk Bagchi toys with Atmos-pop for 'Raat Baaki' remake The track is a modern day rendition of the Bappi Lahiri number " Raat Baaki ". The new version 'Ittefaq se ( Raat Baaki)' is re-interpreted by singers Jubin Nautiyal & Nikhita Gandhi. It is a remix of the popular old song " Raat Baaki ". The track will be out tomorrow, but the makers have already dropped the teaser upon us. Reportedly, Abhay Chopra directorial was shot for 50 days without b... [Full Article...]

Tigers and Jayhawks Raise Nearly $2 Million For Charity

Tigers and Jayhawks Raise Nearly $2 Million For Charity The two fanbases deserve it, and there's clearly a lot of fan interest seeing the two teams play, whether on the hardwood or the gridiron. The programs haven't played in football since November 2011. Kansas leads the all-time series of regular-season and postseason games against Missouri 173-95. I admit, I had butterflies. "It was good to get out there and play". [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes but the reality is they also carry long-term risks to the health of users and those around them. The bill was one of 83 that Cuomo has until the end of the day to act on. Cuomo said the new law closes a loophole in the current state law and will create "a stronger, healthier NY for all". [Full Article...]

Backed forces capture Syria's largest oil field

Backed forces capture Syria's largest oil field Since the coalition began operations against IS in 2014, the militants' oil production has been reduced from a peak of approximately $50 million per month to now less than $4 million, the coalition said in a statement to The Associated Press. [Full Article...]

This Genetic Test Could Help In Fighting Secondary Breast Cancer

This Genetic Test Could Help In Fighting Secondary Breast Cancer More than 300 research groups were involved in the analysis, which pooled the genetic data of over 275,000 women from all around the globe. In the coming years, the researchers plan to expand the study internationally to further test and refine their findings across populations. [Full Article...]

Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game

Singer takes knee during performance of national anthem at Nets game A singer performing the USA national anthem before an NBA game has taken part in a protest to highlight racial inequality by dropping to one knee. The 22-year-old Brooklyn native dropped to one knee towards the end of her performance at the Barclays Center. [Full Article...]

What's inside the secret JFK assassination files?

The National Archives is set to release the documents later this week and Leahy says it's important for the country to see this information to help resolve a number of conspiracy theories about the assassination. Trump hasn't yet apologized for the claim. That means that only around 1 percent of the documents are withheld in full, but out of 5 million pages of records, that 1 percent still account... [Full Article...]

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Finds Breast Cancer Breakthrough

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Finds Breast Cancer Breakthrough Charis Eng, a co-author of the study. Another seven genetic variants predisposed women specifically to oestrogen-receptor negative breast cancer, which often had a poorer prognosis because it did not respond to standard drugs such as Tamoxifen . [Full Article...]

New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital

New beds added at Northumberland Hills Hospital The announcement was made by the provincial government on Monday as part of a move by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to add 2,000 additional beds provincewide ahead flu season. "We've been sounding the alarm bells, as have the doctors and nurses and the Ontario Hospital Association", Horwath said. "Certainly, most, if not all of them, this calendar year because we feel that it's importa... [Full Article...]

Upcoming flu season could be severe

Upcoming flu season could be severe Although flu is more prevalent in highly populated areas of the state, it's been seen statewide on a continuous basis. There have been four confirmed cases of the flu in Jefferson County. "We try very hard to get message out they are safe and the effective", Haupt said. Haupt said people can still get the flu if they've been vaccinated, but it will be a less severe illness. [Full Article...]

Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns

Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns At a forum this month, Cub Scouts were told to come prepared to talk to Republican state Sen. "He communicated that my son was no longer welcome back to the den". Marble told the Denver Post , 'I don't blame the boy for asking the questions, since I believe there was an element of manipulation involved, and it wasn't much different from the questions I normally field in other meetings.The invit... [Full Article...]


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