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Kansas City moves on from veteran CB Darrelle Revis

Kansas City moves on from veteran CB Darrelle Revis Revis, 32, sat out most of last season until signing a two-year contract with the Chiefs on November 23. Revis was a solid performer in the Chiefs' secondary in 2017 in six games (including the postseason), allowing 12 receptions for 146 yards and a 86.7 passer rating, while also adding 14 tackles and two pass deflections. [Full Article...]

Trudeau to start United States tour with talk at University of Chicago

Trudeau to start United States tour with talk at University of Chicago Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived Thursday in sunny California, armed with a Canadian sales pitch aimed at attracting Silicon Valley talent and investment capital. Trudeau left the stage to a standing ovation from the auditorium nearly filled to its capacity of about 1,000, wading through the crowd of students and shaking the occasional hand as The Tragically Hip's "Courage" played over the ... [Full Article...]

Justin Welby rebukes Trump's criticism of NHS

Justin Welby rebukes Trump's criticism of NHS Trump wrote in an early morning tweet. "No thanks!" Trump tweeted. " Theresa May just gave Donald Trump the green light to get his hands on our National Health Service", Labour Party lawmaker Peter Kyle said in a statement issued via Open Britain, which is pushing for close ties to the European Union after Brexit. [Full Article...]

Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said. Asked about the debt ceiling parameters, the Senate's No. 2 Republican , Sen. "This year's theme reflects who we are", Joe Crowley, D-NY, Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, said Wednesday at the opening press conference for the House Democrats 2018 Issues Conference. [Full Article...]

Soon-Shiong Eyeing LA Times And San Diego Union-Tribune

Soon-Shiong Eyeing LA Times And San Diego Union-Tribune For Soon-Shiong, the Times purchase is the culmination of a multi-year effort: he first invested in Tronc (the Times' holding company) in 2016, after unsuccessfully trying to buy the paper multiple times. If the deal gets through, then the L.A. Times will return to local ownership after 18 years. Soon-Shiong, a South African-born surgeon and part-owner of the Los Angeles Lakers basketbal... [Full Article...]

Viral Photo Shows Bacteria Spread By Bathroom Hand Dryers

Viral Photo Shows Bacteria Spread By Bathroom Hand Dryers Nichole Ward of California posted a photo to her Facebook account of a petri dish full of bacteria and fungi. The image shows a Petri dish with several things growing quite large in it after just 48 hours. "I never trusted those things and always dry my hands on my clothes if they have them in public restrooms". "We're very surprised to see these results, and unclear on the methodology emplo... [Full Article...]

How 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Pulled Off Daring Helicopter Stunts

How 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' Pulled Off Daring Helicopter Stunts Several scenes involve helicopters, including a risky 360 degree barrel roll that was featured in the film's trailer . "Flying a helicopter takes a lot of skill". While there were no reports of injuries when the film shot in New Zealand, filming was held up after a stunt went awry in London when Cruise fell short while jumping across a building while rigged to a harness. [Full Article...]

NHS hospitals in England record worst ever A&E performance

NHS hospitals in England record worst ever A&E performance Jeremy Hunt has today admitted the NHS has endured its "worst ever" winter as trolley waits in A&E have reached their worst levels on record. However, in December, about 12 per cent of... "We now do not have adequate funding or capacity in our health or social care services and we need to urgently find a long-term solution". The data from NHS England shows more than two million patients came ... [Full Article...]

Frasier Star John Mahoney Died of Brain Disease, Lung Cancer

Frasier Star John Mahoney Died of Brain Disease, Lung Cancer The passing of Frasier star John Mahoney was due to brain disease and lung cancer, as well as seizures. I wasn't going to let this cancer get me. 'When I was told I had cancer, I said "I don't care". In " Frasier ", the hit "Cheers" spinoff that aired from 1993 to 2004, Mahoney played Martin Crane, a disabled ex-policeman who parked himself in a battered old armchair in Frasier's chic Seat... [Full Article...]

5 more flu deaths reported in Maine; cases on the rise

5 more flu deaths reported in Maine; cases on the rise The two other Arkansans whose deaths were reported earlier this week were between 25 and 44 years old, raising the total deaths in that age group to four, according to a state Department of Health report . The main difference is that the flu brings muscle aches and body pain along with an accompanying headache. "This may be because the most common influenza virus reported there this year is inf... [Full Article...]

The 2018 Gerber Baby Is The First Baby With Down Syndrome

The 2018 Gerber Baby Is The First Baby With Down Syndrome Bill Partyka, CEO and president of Gerber , says Lucas's smile and happy expression captured the hearts of the Gerber team. Netizens have applauded the decision of the brand as the move will support children with special needs and will help the society accept them just as others. [Full Article...]

Wynn Macau raises salaries for 98 pct of the staff

Wynn Macau raises salaries for 98 pct of the staff Ls Ltd Llc has 0.02% invested in Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN). On the other hand, Hong Kong-based Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Vitaly Umansky offered a less positive opinion about the fate of the company, saying that Wynn's shoes "will not be easy to fill". [Full Article...]

House passes short-term bill to fund government

House passes short-term bill to fund government But the Senate's failure to advance the bill will not damage the budget legislation, which is due for a vote later in the day. The dollar rose on the deal, as did yields on the 10-year U.S. While the Senate has an agreement, that's not the case in the house. GOP Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama said he'll vote "hell no" on the measure. Last month , the government closed and non-essential ser... [Full Article...]

'Fake' doctor accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV

'Fake' doctor accused of infecting 46 Indians with HIV He allegedly used a single syringe to inject patients in the Unnao district. Meanwhile, teams of the National Aids Control Organisation ( NACO ) and the UP AIDS Control Society reached here to look into the shocking case and visited the district hospital and the Chief Medical Officer's (CMO) office. [Full Article...]

Think you'll suffer from dementia? Think again - you might prevent it

Think you'll suffer from dementia? Think again - you might prevent it A new study suggests that a positive view of aging may reduce a person's risk of developing dementia. They have learned that those who had positive beliefs about growing old had a 44 percent lower risk of developing dementia compared to those who had negative attitude about ageing. [Full Article...]

Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season

Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season The number of confirmed cases in Pennsylvania now has surpassed the number recorded in the 2009-2010 and 2014-2015 flu seasons, the most severe of the past decade. That Saturday, she woke up, she was really weak". Symptoms of the flu can range from a runny nose, cough, sore throat, body aches, fever, fatigue and in some cases vomiting as well as diarrhea. [Full Article...]

Auto Expo 2018: Maruti Suzuki Showcases e-Survivor Concept at Expo

Auto Expo 2018: Maruti Suzuki Showcases e-Survivor Concept at Expo It would be the first product to go on sale in the country in the coming second half of next year. It also unveiled the new "5th Generation Honda CR-V" and the "10th Generation Honda Civic". Being the first manufacturer of the day to showcase its motorcycles, Suzuki Motorcycle India set the tone with it's Intruder 150 Fi, GSX-S750 and all new, locally developed Burgman Street scooter . [Full Article...]

TIMEOUT: Critiques of This Year's Super Bowl Commercials

TIMEOUT: Critiques of This Year's Super Bowl Commercials According to Kantar Media's preliminary estimate of in-game spending, this is the second-largest amount in history apart from last year's game, which was the first to run into overtime and enabled FOX to run four additional commercials. Finally, two acting heavy-hitters face off in a Doritos and Mountain Dew Ice commercial that doubles as a rap battle. The dual features Peter Dinklage lip-syncin... [Full Article...]

New York State high school graduation rate rises, officials say

New York State high school graduation rate rises, officials say State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia said the graduation rates marked steady progress - up almost 12 percentage points over 10 years - but highlighted persistent differences between black and Hispanic students and their white classmates. [Full Article...]

Cutting asparagus could prevent spread of breast cancer, study shows

Cutting asparagus could prevent spread of breast cancer, study shows Breast cancer cells can be deadly if they spread through the body. The spread of malignant cells , often to the bones, lungs and brain, is the main cause of death among patients who are diagnosed with breast cancer . The number of women surviving breast cancer in the United Kingdom has increased by 10.4 per cent over the past few years, according to new figures. [Full Article...]


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