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Indian-Origin ISIS Militant Siddhartha Dhar Designated As Global Terrorist By US

Indian-Origin ISIS Militant Siddhartha Dhar Designated As Global Terrorist By US Born to Hindu parents in London as Siddhartha Dhar , he converted to Islam, reportedly to marry Aisha. US State Department says, "Dhar now identifies himself as the New Jihadi John". State Department put Dhar along with Abdelatif Gaini, a Belgian-Moroccan citizen on the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists and imposed sanctions on them under Section 1 (b) of Executive Order. [Full Article...]

These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research

These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are essentially identical twins, with identical DNA in all of their chromosomes, said researcher Mu-ming Poo, the institute's director. Four of those surrogates remained pregnant, but two soon miscarried. Zhong Zhong was born eight weeks ago and is named after the word for Chinese nation or people. [Full Article...]

School shooting victim recovering and 'full of hope'

School shooting victim recovering and 'full of hope' One 16-year-old student ran into a classroom with a friend as their classmates hit the floor. Authorities have not yet named the 15-year-old boy accused of the shooting. He said it is expected for the accused to be charged with murder and attempted murder. "These children belong to this community and to specific families in this community", Bevin said. [Full Article...]

Burnley ties Dyche to new deal, signs Lennon on loan

Burnley ties Dyche to new deal, signs Lennon on loan I am still learning and still improving, I believe, so for my personal reasons, as well, I think it's the right place to be. "It's finding that nice balance between players who can develop with us and players who are more rounded, who can add to the group". [Full Article...]

WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Match Card And Predictions

WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Match Card And Predictions It's the first time that a baseball stadium ever has hosted a Royal Rumble . This was your typical Royal Rumble go-home show, this time just setting the stage for not one but two Rumble matches this year. The evening will consist of six matches, including both the Universal and WWE Championship matches. After the match, Zayn attacked Styles. Styles tried to beat Owens while he was being taken... [Full Article...]

I did not visit Buhari because of Obasanjo - Tinubu

I did not visit Buhari because of Obasanjo - Tinubu He was the leader of those who deceived Nigerians and lied to the global community to support Buhari. "Expectedly, in their confusion, they have plunged us into this regrettable situation that has brought our nation to its knees". "Buhari's Presidency represent different things to different Nigerians on the negative note". He (Obasanjo) was the leader of those who deceived Nigerians and lied t... [Full Article...]

CHAN: 'Victory against Equatorial Guinea is non-negotiable'

CHAN: 'Victory against Equatorial Guinea is non-negotiable' Libya and Rwanda were locked at 0-0 during the half-time break. As the game progressed, Libya took control of the game, but they also failed to convert their chances. "We are going to give it everything because we have learnt a hard lesson from what happened in 2016 in Rwanda, we must come out with victory against Equatorial Guinea". [Full Article...]

American Lung Association urges smoke free workplace law

American Lung Association urges smoke free workplace law However, Canovi said, use of non-cigarette tobacco products - such as cigars, smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes - is not falling as much as advocates would like. Arkansas lawmakers have a powerful opportunity to help smokers quit and reduce disparities in tobacco use by covering all quit smoking treatments in its Medicaid program. [Full Article...]

Pet owners warned of dog flu

Pet owners warned of dog flu Canine influenza is not seasonal like the human flu, according to the Humane Society of Utah. The strain of flu that dogs can get is airborne just like the one humans can get. "H3N8 has been around for a while", Spencer said. Can canine influenza viruses infect humans? After that, the virus spread rapidly to the United States. [Full Article...]

Carrefour China to receive investment boost

Carrefour China to receive investment boost Carrefour also stated it would streamline operations and invest some €2.8 billion in a strong digital push. Spooked by Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods in the USA previous year, Carrefour Chairman and CEO Alexandre Bompard revealed a plan to significantly reduce the size of its store network, cut 2,400 jobs and spend billions on improving its digital offering. [Full Article...]

Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup tie

Serena to make comeback in Fed Cup tie She'll also be joining her sister Venus Williams , marking the first time in two years that they've both been on the team, which they've played on together eight times. "US Fed Cup Captain Kathy Rinaldi . announced the partial squad for the World Group first-round tie Wednesday". He displayed flexibility by playing multiple positions on the offensive line (center, guard, long snapper), and his... [Full Article...]

Philadelphia aims to be first USA city to host safe injection sites

Philadelphia aims to be first USA city to host safe injection sites Philadelphia saw more than 1,200 overdose deaths in 2017, and is now in the midst of its deadliest public health crisis in modern history, the reports. Mayor Jim Kenney wasn't at the news conference but Farley said the Democrat supports the recommendation. Safe injection sites will allow opioid users to take drugs under medical supervision in an environment equipped with naloxone, an opioid ove... [Full Article...]

Protests Mark Women's March Anniversary As Gymnasts Testify Against Olympic Team Doctor

Protests Mark Women's March Anniversary As Gymnasts Testify Against Olympic Team Doctor The top three board members of USA Gymnastics , the sport's governing body, have resigned amid a widening scandal over unimpeded sexual abuse against young female gymnasts. "I'm 15 years old and I'm not afraid of you, nor will I ever be", Miller said, according to ESPN . A former prosecutor hired by Michigan State said there's no evidence that campus officials knew what Nassar was doing. [Full Article...]

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety

Science Group Ranks Evidence on E-Cigarette Safety There is conclusive evidence that completely substituting e-cigarettes for conventional cigarettes reduces users' exposure to many toxicants and carcinogens present in conventional cigarettes. The most critical scientific questions about the health effects of e-cigarette use remain unanswered. "We need to put novel products like e-cigarettes through an appropriate series of regulatory gates to... [Full Article...]

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis

Year-old North Carolina girl dies days after flu diagnosis The following day, Emily had passed away . Her health briefly improved, then drastically worsened. But Emily's breathing continued to slow, and when paramedics returned a second time, it was too late. "This happened from Tuesday to Friday, so three and a half days". In most flu-related deaths, personal information isn't released. While young, healthy people have died of the flu, those most ... [Full Article...]

Aftermath of Obasanjo's letter, Tinubu, Akande in closed door meeting with Buhari

Aftermath of Obasanjo's letter, Tinubu, Akande in closed door meeting with Buhari They also unanimously endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha as the leader of the President Muhammadu Buhari's Campaign Council in the South-East, and Commended the Imo governor for keeping the flame of APC in the South-East aglow. Responding, President Buhari pledged to give his best to all Nigerians, guided by a clear conscience in making decisions for the progress of the country. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather, Flu Virus Leads to Drop in Blood Donations

Winter Weather, Flu Virus Leads to Drop in Blood Donations If you are interested in donating blood you can do so every 56 days while platelets can be donated every seven days up to 24 times a year. "Blood is always needed for surgeries, for traumas and different things like that... In Kansas, the Red Cross needs about 450 donors a day just to supply local hospitals, a number Dixon says you can help reach. The Red Cross is barely keeping up with demand, ... [Full Article...]

Arizona mom's flu symptoms turn out to be flesh-eating disease

Arizona mom's flu symptoms turn out to be flesh-eating disease Christin has a flesh-eating bacterial infection that has already claimed almost 30 percent of her body. The death rates for necrotizing fasciitis stand at 30% or more . The family feared at first for Christin's life since studies suggest that up to 30% of the people die along the way of fighting this disease. It was uncertain when she would return to work. [Full Article...]

US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown

US Senate approves deal to end three-day shutdown Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's pledge to take up immigration proposals cleared the way for a temporary spending bill funding the government through February 8. To begin with, Trump has been inconsistent on what kind of immigration bill he would sign, despite an insistence otherwise from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday. [Full Article...]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says Trump has heart disease, contradicting White House physician

Dr. Sanjay Gupta says Trump has heart disease, contradicting White House physician And the possibility of an electoral rebuke could come in November. President Trump received his first official medical exam last week at Bethesda, Md. Jackson said he would increase that dose in an effort to get Trump's bad cholesterol, or LDL level, below 120; it now is 143. He is not benefitting monetarily from his presidency, he tells us solemnly. [Full Article...]


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