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What people are thankful this Thanksgiving

What people are thankful this Thanksgiving The lady who oversees the poultry calls us from time to time, usually when there's a duck or chicken with a "problem" (undersized, some type of deformity), and we take them, raise them, and let them live out their lives happily on our no-kill farm. [Full Article...]

Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death

Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death Again, as majority of the whole research pool was based on observation, the team was unable to determine cause-and-effect relationships, so while the aforementioned benefits are great on paper, it's not certain that they're, in fact, the result of drinking coffee. [Full Article...]

Four and-a-half year-old boy booked for alleged sexual assault

Four and-a-half year-old boy booked for alleged sexual assault But, the girl started crying profusely at night and told her mother that her classmate had assaulted her using a pencil and his finger after unbuttoning her trousers in an empty classroom. When the pain aggravated the next day and the girl did not stop crying, the mother got anxious. "When I opened her bloomers and saw the injury, I was shocked", the mother told NDTV . [Full Article...]

Cinnamon Might Help With Weight Loss

Cinnamon Might Help With Weight Loss Therefore, instead of storing fat, the cinnamon substance induced adipocytes to start burning energy in a process called thermogenesis. The fat-burning effects were observed in human cells by University of MI scientists, who also elucidated the underlying thermogenic mechanisms. [Full Article...]

LA's pre-Thanksgiving heatwave breaks two records set in 1950

LA's pre-Thanksgiving heatwave breaks two records set in 1950 The planet broke in 2016 its 3rd annual record consecutive heat with a higher temperature of about 1.1°C with the average of pre-industrial times, according to the world meteorological Organization (WMO). For Thanksgiving day in Phoenix, morning lows will be in the 50s with a high of 88. In marked contrast, the east coast of the United States is set to shiver its way through Thanksgiving, with t... [Full Article...]

First cases of flu reported in Erie County

First cases of flu reported in Erie County CDC recommends that flu vaccination efforts continue throughout the flu season. The Washoe County Health District reported eight flu-related deaths last flu season. For the most recent reporting period, the percentage of hospital emergency room visits for influenza-like illnesses was at a warning level, even though peak flu season is normally in January and February. [Full Article...]

Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

The stock witnessed 1.96% gains, 2.02% gains and -0.53% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. Zacks' sales averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that follow Juniper Networks. On November 8, 2017, Rahul N Merchant executed a direct buy involving 2000 shares. JNPR stock price revealed pessimistic move of -3.59% comparing average price of last 200 days. [Full Article...]

15th Finance Commission gets Cabinet go-ahead

15th Finance Commission gets Cabinet go-ahead The Finance Commission, a statutory body under Article 280 (1) of the Constitution, is set up every five years to decide on how the net proceeds of taxes would be shared between the Centre and States. Jaitley said in jest, hinting that the Centre hoped the devolution of shareable taxes did not compromise on its own capacity to spend. "The next step is to appoint the personnel of the Commission... [Full Article...]

Need wedding advice? Mike Leach is here to give it to you

Need wedding advice? Mike Leach is here to give it to you Coach Leach gives this handsome explanation to a reporter who tells him that he's getting married in 9 days. The conversation goes on from there, covering what questions the reporter, or any future spouse, may face as the wedding approaches, from what to wear to what color the invitations to be, and what Leach's answers would be. [Full Article...]

Owe your success to trust of homebuyers: SC to Jaypee

Owe your success to trust of homebuyers: SC to Jaypee When counsel submitted that Rs 275 crore was being deposited in the Registry, the Bench allowed Jaiprakash Associates to furnish the due amount of Rs 2,000 crore in installments. "Homebuyers should get their money back", the court said. Meanwhile the court has fixed plea of home buyers for further hearing on January 10 and asked the 13 directors of JAL to appear before it again on that day. [Full Article...]

Former Portsmouth and Everton forward Yakubu retires

Former Portsmouth and Everton forward Yakubu retires Ex-Premier League striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni has seen his comeback at Coventry City cut short after playing just 69 minutes for the Sky Blues. Aiyebgbeni have capped for the Nigerian national team 44 times, scoring 15 goals. The managers, all club staff, owners, fellow players and my dearest family and friends who immensely supported me throughout my career. "I feel the time is right for me to... [Full Article...]

Yemen port, airport to reopen to aid: Saudi-led coalition

Yemen port, airport to reopen to aid: Saudi-led coalition The Nov. 14 raid destroyed radio navigation equipment at the airport and in effect put the facility out of service. On Nov. 6, Saudi Arabia-led military coalition forced closure of Houthi-controlled air, land and sea ports after the Nov. Some 17 million people in Yemen have no reliable access to food and millions could die if aid cannot reach them, UNICEF, the World Health Organization and the... [Full Article...]

First New Blood Pressure Guidelines Released in Fourteen years

First New Blood Pressure Guidelines Released in Fourteen years The change adds 30 million Americans to those who have high blood pressure, which now plagues almost half of US adults. Hypertensive crisis: Systolic over 180 and/or diastolic over 120, with patients needing prompt changes in medication if there are no other indications of problems, or immediate hospitalization if there are signs of organ damage. [Full Article...]

50 workers fired for refusing to get flu shot

50 workers fired for refusing to get flu shot Prabhu said he didn't know if any medical practitioners were among those fired. On Monday, Essentia Health - a chain of hospitals and clinics across the upper Midwest - followed through on that threat , according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. [Full Article...]

Different types of alcohol can elicit different emotions

Different types of alcohol can elicit different emotions The data is taken from the Global Drug Survey , an online questionnaire of 18 to 34-year-olds conducted in 11 languages in 21 countries around the world. Nearly 53% of people said they felt relaxed after drinking wine , and nearly 50% did after having beer. Women reported feeling all emotions, except for aggression, for all of the different types of alcohol more frequently than men. [Full Article...]

Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) EVP Fady Ibraham Malik Sells 7321 Shares

Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ:CYTK) EVP Fady Ibraham Malik Sells 7321 Shares Cytokinetics (NASDAQ: CYTK ) has trailing twelve month Return on Assets of -29.1%, which is key indicator of how profitable a company is relative to its total assets. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 17,982 shares in the company, valued at approximately $232,687.08. Several brokerages recently commented on CYTK . [Full Article...]

Says FTAI: Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations

Says FTAI: Ireland must be at the centre of Brexit negotiations It wants the United Kingdom to give more commitments before the Brexit talks can begin considering a trade deal. "The Prime Minister should warn Brussels that Northern Ireland must not be used as blackmail". He pointed to the "all-island" single electricity market, or specific regulations for plant health for the whole island of Ireland. "Our motion calls on the European Union 27 to hold to ... [Full Article...]

Paxton Lynch to be named Broncos starting quarterback

Paxton Lynch to be named Broncos starting quarterback Lynch, who was hurt in the Broncos preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, was active for the first time this season on Sunday in a 20-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals . "It's been tough", Lynch said last week. It's football for him. The Broncos have gone through the wringer this season. Opposing teams have completed almost 73 percent of their passes against Oakland, and the Raiders have... [Full Article...]

Tip-over hazard prompts more IKEA recalls

Tip-over hazard prompts more IKEA recalls Petersson said that company emailed 13 million people about the recall two months ago, but they are now heightening awareness of the recall "because we think that it's so important to reach as many people as possible". "While the threat is serious, the solution is simple". For either of those options, just log on to Ikea's website or you can call them toll-free. [Full Article...]

SC doesn't have drugs for December execution

SC doesn't have drugs for December execution The Department of Corrections last week received its first execution order in more than six years. The state does not have the injection drugs needed to execute 52-year-old Bobby Wayne Stone. "The easiest thing and quickest thing to do would be for the General Assembly simply to take this law up, take this bill up immediately and pass it", McMaster said. [Full Article...]


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