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Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth

Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth Amerson's deal can be worth up to $6 million with incentives. The Oakland Raiders released Amerson on February 5, saving some $6 million against their salary cap. Amerson joins the Chiefs after spending the last three seasons with the Raiders, so both sides should already be very familiar with each other. Amerson, 26, played in just six games (all starts) last season and missed the final eig... [Full Article...]

[BREAKING] Buhari in Daura on private visit

[BREAKING] Buhari in Daura on private visit Buhari landed in the Nigerian Air Force Presidential jet at about 4:32pm at the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua global airport in Katsina state. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Niyi Akande had on February 13 met with President Buhari behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. [Full Article...]

Britain's Lizzy Yarnold wins women's skeleton event at Winter Games

Britain's Lizzy Yarnold wins women's skeleton event at Winter Games Yun was simply dominant. Nikita Tregubov, who competed as an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation, was 1.63 seconds off gold , while England's Dom Parsons took bronze . On his first run, he hit the wall coming out of the infamous ninth turn and struggled the rest of the run, essentially ending his shot at a medal. "I feel good to hear from people cheering me that way, I haven't come this ... [Full Article...]

Simmons & Kings duo are hot for Rising Stars

Simmons & Kings duo are hot for Rising Stars It apparently feels so good, in fact, that the 23-year-old Sixers center is setting his sights on the NBA All-Star Game's highest honor. Embiid - who only played eight minutes in Friday night's game - will participate in Saturday's Skills Challenge and Sunday night's All-Star Game, and there will be a Media Day event for the All-Stars on Saturday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game: Stream On TNT Overtime

Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game: Stream On TNT Overtime Coming into the game, the Serbian might have been one of the least known players taking part but he's certainly made a name for himself now. Bogdanovic has scored at least 29 FanDuel points in each of the last three games. "I approach every single game the same way". Star rookie guard De'Aaron Fox needed stitches to his forehead after suffering a scary fall in the Kings' 100-91 road loss ... [Full Article...]

Arvinder Singh Lovely re-joins Congress after 9-month stint with BJP

Arvinder Singh Lovely re-joins Congress after 9-month stint with BJP Lovely, they said, was unhappy as he was not given the promised charge of two states in 10 months ever since he joined the BJP. In April previous year, Lovely had quit the party after alleging that the ticket distribution process for the MCD elections was plagued with bribery. [Full Article...]

Three-month old beheaded in Hyderabad

Three-month old beheaded in Hyderabad The couple identified as Kerukonda Rajasekhar, a cab driver along with his wife Srilatha on the advice of a tantrik performed the ritual. Cabbie Rajashekar Goud, 40, enacted the macabre dance of death, chopped the baby's head on the banks of Musi, tossed the torso into the river, waited for the blood to coagulate before placing the head at the southwest corner of their terrace in moonlight. [Full Article...]

Genetic mutation from father may speed onset of ovarian cancer

Genetic mutation from father may speed onset of ovarian cancer The gene in question is passed via the X chromosome that comes from the father to the daughter. Experts say more studies are needed to confirm the identity and function of the gene. The investigators discovered that women with ovarian cancer linked to genes inherited from their father's mother developed the cancer much earlier than those with ovarian cancer linked to genes from their mother. [Full Article...]

IN flu-related deaths reached almost 200 last week

IN flu-related deaths reached almost 200 last week Douglas County Coroner Joe Victor said Ms. Clark died Wednesday at her home. The death occurred here in Oklahoma County. "But the flu shot is going to help you avoid going through what I went through". "It is not too late to get a flu shot", said Maria Alexander regional director. The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County (DOH-Sarasota) is offering flu shots at no cost at the Ringling ... [Full Article...]

Lung Function Declines Faster in Women Who Use Cleaning Products

Lung Function Declines Faster in Women Who Use Cleaning Products Researchers failed to find any effect on the lungs of men who cleaned either professionally or at home, the Daily Mail says. "Think of particles from cleansers meant for floors, not lungs, and maybe it's no surprise". The researchers took into account factors that might have biased the results, including smoking history, body mass index and education. Asthma was also more prevalent among tho... [Full Article...]

Breast cancer vaccine hope thanks to stem cells that kill tumours

Breast cancer vaccine hope thanks to stem cells that kill tumours So the Stanford researchers posited that the pre-cancer-like developmental cells could work in much the same way, preparing immune cells to be on high alert for cells that might be ready to turn to tumors. In the fourth group, seven out of ten of the tumours had begun to shrink and two of these vaccinated mice were able to reject the breast cancer cells altogether. [Full Article...]

Death toll from winter flu climbs to 92

Death toll from winter flu climbs to 92 When considering only protection against H3N2-the most common, and most virulent, strain of influenza-that effectiveness dropped to 25 percent. But it is working well in kids. Twice a year a global vaccine committee comes together to discuss and prepare for flu season. Seriously ill patients are advised to call a doctor before deciding whether to go to the emergency room. [Full Article...]

Pakistan sends army contingent to Saudi Arabia on 'training and advisory mission'

Pakistan sends army contingent to Saudi Arabia on 'training and advisory mission' The media cell of Pakistan Army added that "troops already there will not be employed outside KSA ". The Army said it continues to maintain bilateral security cooperation with other Gulf Cooperation Council countries. However, Iran and some other regional countries are not convinced as they believe the coalition aims at furthering the Saudi agenda. Senator Farhatullah Babar on Friday raised o... [Full Article...]

Nigeria army puts $8300 reward on info leading to Shekau's arrest

Nigeria army puts $8300 reward on info leading to Shekau's arrest You are please requested to disseminate this information to the public through the your medium. Sani Kukasheka, is also part of the ongoing clearance operation to root out the remnants of Boko Haram insurgents. The Sambisa forest, especially the mountainous region of Gwoza near the Cameroon border, has been used as a shelter of the jihadist Boko Haram group. [Full Article...]

Scientists Seek Clues To Illness In US Staff in Cuba

Scientists Seek Clues To Illness In US Staff in Cuba According to Smith, most of the sufferers clearly complained of symptoms that indicated a history of a concussion. "Nonetheless, the similarities among the 21 cases merit consideration of a common medical, environmental or psychological event as the potential cause", they conclude. [Full Article...]

How expensive a AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) stock is?

The company had seen its current volume reaching at 4.81 million shares in the last trade. About 22.82 million shares traded. Entegra Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:ENFC) has risen 33.43% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. Clear Harbor Asset Mgmt Lc invested in 3,601 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Sonata Capital holds 0.25% or 3,820 shares in its portfolio. This showed a surprise of 2.8% in the la... [Full Article...]

Cauvery Dispute: Court Reduces Release Of Water To Tamil Nadu

Cauvery Dispute: Court Reduces Release Of Water To Tamil Nadu On the insistence of Tamil Nadu, the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) was formed in 1990 by the Union government. Tamil Nadu originally used 602 TMC, only 138 TMC was left for Karnataka. Tamil Nadu, on the other hand, pleads that it has already developed nearly 3,000,000 acres (12,000 km2) of land and as a result has come to depend very heavily on the existing pattern of usage. [Full Article...]

Many injured as US-bound plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

Many injured as US-bound plane makes emergency landing in Lagos Following the request, the Aerodrome Fire and Rescue Safety Unit of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were quickly mobilised to prepare for emergency landing. Airport fire authorities met the aircraft on its return, according to the airline. The company, which promised to rebook the passengers on a flight, yesterday said: "The safety of Delta's customers and crew members is always... [Full Article...]

School Shooter Has Ties to White Nationalist Group, Participated in Training

School Shooter Has Ties to White Nationalist Group, Participated in Training School officials said Cruz was attending another school in Broward County after his expulsion. Cruz's mother, Lynda Cruz, died of pneumonia on November 1; his father passed away years ago after a heart attack. And, the couple said, when the boy didn't want to go to school, he would bang his head against a cement wall. "We grabbed two pieces of two-by-four, a fire extinguisher and a chair", Haa... [Full Article...]

SA's leadership urged to take right economic decisions

SA's leadership urged to take right economic decisions Zuma, who took office in 2009, had been urged by his own party, the ANC to resign immediately earlier in the week or risk facing a vote of no confidence. After multiple corruption scandals, economic slowdown and falling popularity among voters, the ANC had threatened to oust Zuma via a no-confidence vote in parliament. [Full Article...]


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