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Giant birdlike dinosaur species found in China

Giant birdlike dinosaur species found in China Beibeilong is the largest known nesting dinosaur ever discovered, report a team led by Hanyong Pu from Henan Geological Museum and Darla Zelenitsky from the University of Calgary . In 2001, the fossil made its way to the Indianapolis Children's Museum to go on display. Commenting on the research, Dr Steve Brusatte of the University of Edinburgh said the eggs give us a glimpse of how some o... [Full Article...]

US service member killed near Mosul

The Combined Joint Task Force said they were still assessing 42 reports of civilian deaths in their monthly assessment of air attacks targeting the jihadists. The DOD says the incident that led to his death is being investigated. The Pentagon said that "all feasible precautions were taken" to prevent the loss of civilian lives during each strike, and that any civilian casualties were "unintent... [Full Article...]

Trenton standoff into 2nd day after shooting leaves 1 dead

Trenton standoff into 2nd day after shooting leaves 1 dead The barricade situation - with state police, local police, SWAT teams, U.S. marshals and prosecutors on the scene - continued into early Thursday morning, gunfire ringing out overnight. of Lamberton Street in Trenton . "You come down with your hands up in the air and I promise you, I give you my word, that you will walk away from here", a hostage negotiator could be heard saying over a bullhorn... [Full Article...]

Banks must decide how to pay for additional tax, potentially hitting customers

Banks must decide how to pay for additional tax, potentially hitting customers Shares in all four big banks fell by more than two per cent when the market opened on Wednesday, compounding the previous day's drops of between 2.1 and 3.6 per cent as news of the impost leaked out. There'll be an extra $115 million for mental health and an extra $1.4 billion for health research, including $65.9 million specifically for research into childhood cancers. [Full Article...]

Doctor eases Somali-American community vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak

Doctor eases Somali-American community vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak Authorities in Minnesota are seeking $5 million to respond to the largest outbreak of measles in three decades, most of which involve unvaccinated Somali-American children. While the overall vaccination compliance rate for Minnesota kindergartners is around 90 percent, it is only about 40 percent in the Somali community, according to Kris Ehresmann, director for infectious disease at the Minnesot... [Full Article...]

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US More than four million Americans are infected with Hepatitis C Virus and over 50 percent of them don't know it, which is why the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to recognize May as Hepatitis Awareness Month. [Full Article...]

Attorneys General Call For Independent Probe Into Russian Interference

Attorneys General Call For Independent Probe Into Russian Interference Shortly after being sworn in as Attorney General it was discovered Sessions in fact had met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak but denied doing so during a confirmation hearing. Sessions said he'd recuse himself from anything to do with Russian Federation. U.S. Senator Kamala Harris is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. [Full Article...]

Plastic surgeon suggests warning labels after rise in `avocado hand´

Plastic surgeon suggests warning labels after rise in `avocado hand´ The London Times issued a public service announcement of sorts on avocado injuries , with physicians saying that the avocado's rise in popularity has led to an increase in injuries. Eccles suggested that a "cartoon picture of an avocado with a knife, and a big red cross going through it" might work. And the problem is a global phenomenon, as over 300 people have sued for compensation from avo... [Full Article...]

Authorities: Officer dies after crash in western Michigan

Authorities: Officer dies after crash in western Michigan Norton Shores Police Chief Jon Gale called Ginka's death a "horrific loss" and said the department's office would be closed Wednesday. "We offer our deepest condolences to the City of Norton Shores and to Officer Ginka's family". Police said the 10-year veteran leaves behind a wife and two children. FOX 17 reports a press conference is scheduled for later on Wednesday. A West Michigan pol... [Full Article...]

Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY Raises Stake in GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)

Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY Raises Stake in GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) The Missouri-based Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. has invested 0.02% in the stock. Glaxosmithkline Plc Sponsored now has $101.87 billion valuation. They expect $0.71 EPS, up 1.43% or $0.01 from last year's $0.7 per share. GlaxoSmithKline plc had a net margin of 3.11% and a return on equity of 100.68%. [Full Article...]

Want to look younger? Stop smiling

Want to look younger? Stop smiling Look at all of the smiling faces in skincare and dental ads. These images were divided into two mixed sets. If a person was smiling in one set, his or her neutral photo would be placed in the other set. "We associate smiling with positive values and youth", said study co-author Melvyn Goodale, director of the Brain and Mind Institute at Western University . [Full Article...]

President Trump Fires F.B.I. Director James Comey

Sessions during the campaign. In March, for example, Comey first confirmed the existence of the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, a disclosure that reportedly infuriated Trump. The criminal grand jury and the Senate subpoenas put more pressure on the White House, which already is facing three separate but overlapping investigations in the R... [Full Article...]

Immigration agents aid in arrests of accused gang members

In a press conference today, ICE announced the results of a six-week operation targeting transnational gangs, led by Homeland Security Investigations (HSI, a division of ICE). "Because the gangs do have a specific organizational structure", said McElroy. The Sureños and MS-13 originated in Southern California. In Oklahoma, all 11 were criminal arrests. [Full Article...]

One in Three Drugs Found to Pose Safety Risks Post-FDA Approval

One in Three Drugs Found to Pose Safety Risks Post-FDA Approval Nearly one-third of new drugs approved by USA regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected - sometimes life-threatening - side effects or complications, according to a new analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Assn. [Full Article...]

Lowell police searching for gunman after woman shot, killed

Lowell police searching for gunman after woman shot, killed Immediately following the incident, the suspect allegedly fled the scene, officials said. Ryan said Elliott assaulted the woman before fatally shooting her. In 2005, Elliott was charged with aggravated assault and battery with a unsafe weapon, resisting arrest and threatening to commit a crime. SWAT teams responded to a home on Gorham Street in Lowell looking for the man, but he was not there,... [Full Article...]

WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings

WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings Paul. Michael Floyd #15 of the Arizona Cardinals falls into the endzone on a touchdown catch against the Washington Redskins during the third quarter of a game at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. Since Floyd signed with the Vikings after May 9, he won't count toward the Patriots' compensatory pick formula for 2018. That means he can't leave Arizona unti... [Full Article...]

Kentucky's Kroger Field hosts state title games in 2017, '18

Kentucky's Kroger Field hosts state title games in 2017, '18 Lexington was the original home to the KHSAA state football finals, with games being played at Stoll Field from 1959-1966 and 1968-1972. The football and girls' basketball championships will have a new home. "BB&T Arena is an outstanding facility and has proven to be a great fit over the last two years". Class 1A will not follow the same format. The boys' Sweet Sixteen has been held at Rupp Ar... [Full Article...]

FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office

FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office The firm the search warrants were executed on is the Strategic Campaign Group, located at 190 Main Street in Annapolis, MD . Rogers told reporters that his firm settled a lawsuit brought by the Cuccinelli campaign after he lost the governor's race to Democrat Terry McAuliffe. [Full Article...]

Record £400k fine for firm behind 100m nuisance calls

Record £400k fine for firm behind 100m nuisance calls Keurboom Communications Ltd also hid its identity so it was harder for people to complain, the ICO said. Keurboom broke the law by making 99.5 million automated calls in 18 months to people in the United Kingdom, encouraging them to make auto accident and PPI compensation claims. [Full Article...]

PM urges Australians to move accounts if tax is passed on

Treasurer Scott Morrison said more than 75 billion Australian dollars ($56 billion) would be spent on infrastructure in the next decade. The budget revealed a series of measures meant to establish an accountable and competitive banking system, including the major bank levy, an authority to help Australians get a fairer deal from the banks, and a regime holding the banks' top executives answe... [Full Article...]


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