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Hue Jackson Prefers to Have Browns Not Protest

Hue Jackson Prefers to Have Browns Not Protest Jackson, who became the Browns' coach in 2016, added that if there's an issue a team member or the entire franchise would like to address, he wants it to happen internally. "He's growing and getting better every day". Joe Thomas' appreciation for Garrett is one thing we learned about on Wednesday. Here's what else you need to know as the Browns wrapped up their third-to-last public practice. [Full Article...]

Oilers, Draisaitl agree to eight-year deal

Oilers, Draisaitl agree to eight-year deal The 21-year-old Draisaitl now holds the second biggest contract with the Oilers, who in July locked up superstar Connor McDavid with an eight-year extension worth $100 million. Because the rumored numbers were somewhat staggering, the Oilers were considering a shorter-term bridge deal. Edmonton's 103 points were the most the franchise had since 1986-87. [Full Article...]

Ghana Commercial Bank Takes Over Capital-Strapped Lenders

Ghana Commercial Bank Takes Over Capital-Strapped Lenders The suspected insolvency in some commercial banks that has been brewing for some time now seems to have finally hit reality with the announced take-over of two commercial banks by the GCB Bank Ltd. Loan customers are expected to comply with all the terms of their legally enforceable loan agreements and continue to make payments at all GCB Bank branches. [Full Article...]

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca Veterinarians made the hard decision to euthanize Kasatka after her health started to decline in recent days despite treatment, which included a custom-built inhaler that allowed the medicine to go directly to her lungs. SeaWorld has 21 orcas left in the US. Following the trainer's death, criticism of the company intensified with the 2013 release of 'Blackfish , ' a documentary critical of SeaW... [Full Article...]

Expensive tastes: pricing proven to affect how we evaluate a wine's quality

Expensive tastes: pricing proven to affect how we evaluate a wine's quality The same wine tasted better to participants when it was labelled with a higher price , in a study conducted by scientists at the INSEAD Business School and the University of Bonn. That would be nice. The ventral striatum forms part of the brain's reward and motivation system and apparently increases the taste experience in this way. [Full Article...]

Opioids fuel hike in teen overdose deaths

Opioids fuel hike in teen overdose deaths The report analyzed the types of drugs involved in teen overdose deaths, finding that opioids had the highest death rate, followed by benzodiazepines (which are also known as "tranquilizers" and include drugs such as Valium and Xanax). In just one year, from 2014 to 2015, drug overdose deaths among teens ages 15 to 19 climbed 19 percent , jumping from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7, ac... [Full Article...]

Will Down Syndrome Become a Rare Disease?

Will Down Syndrome Become a Rare Disease? When I was governor here I met with the president of Iceland , and we talked about our handsome regions of the world and hard working people with such great hearts and I think Iceland won't be so attractive if they continue down this path of being so intolerant to the degree of trying to snuff out the life of most those who maybe do not look like the subjective view of someone that would equa... [Full Article...]

Increasing sleep improves insulin levels in children

Increasing sleep improves insulin levels in children While the children who had longer sleeping patterns were healthier, the scientists found no link between sleep time and HbA1c or cardiovascular risk. Those aged three through five should get an adequate sleep of around 10 to 13 hours. One of the limitations of the study was that sleep was only measured during the school week. [Full Article...]

Johnny Depp Visits BC Children's Hospital Dressed As Capt. Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp Visits BC Children's Hospital Dressed As Capt. Jack Sparrow That's because Johnny Depp - the captain himself - paid them a surprise visit on Monday, dressed dread to toe as his character from "The Pirates of the Caribbean " movie franchise. Patients and families seemed to enjoy the famous pirate's company, some even calling it a "dream come true". See more on Depp's epic Disneyland cameo below. [Full Article...]

Kerala love Jihad case: SC orders NIA to investigate the matter

Kerala love Jihad case: SC orders NIA to investigate the matter The case pertains to the annulment of the marriage of a Hindu woman to a Muslim man, post her conversion, by the Kerala High Court as it amounted to "Love Jihad". "If we speak to her at this stage and she says that she was forcibly converted and married off, the case will be over". Senior counsel Indira Jaising told the bench that it was an inter-religious matter and the court must be carefu... [Full Article...]

Being 'fat but fit' still carries health risks

Being 'fat but fit' still carries health risks But the new study authors said their findings added to growing evidence that the idea of being "fat but fit" was a myth, and that people should aim to maintain a body weight within a healthy range. They found that being overweight or obese was associated with a more than 25 percent higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, even in people who did not have any other markers that reflecte... [Full Article...]

Uber wants operation to resume in Philippines

Uber wants operation to resume in Philippines The Philippines on Monday suspended the accreditation and operation of Uber for one month, in a decision that followed a government crackdown on unregistered drivers offering app-based ride-hailing services. Grace Poe, about 200,000 daily commuters would be affected by the temporary suspension of Uber . Uber's brief suspension in the Philippines on Tuesday prompted messages of frustration f... [Full Article...]

Manchester United Wes Brown joins Kerala Blasters: ISL 2017-18

Manchester United Wes Brown joins Kerala Blasters: ISL 2017-18 While Brown's move to India has been confirmed, Bulgarian legend Berbatov's has not, though it is expected he will be reunited with his ex-Manchester team and coach. Both, Brown and Berbatov have been premier league champions with Manchester United during Alex Ferguson's time at the club. Prior to joining Kerala Blasters , Brown last played for Blackburn Rovers in the English Championship. [Full Article...]

DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode

DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode Recently, the United States army decided it would stop using the Chinese firm's drones . Whether the Army memo pushed for this local data mode or if the company was already working on it doesn't matter as long as the tech companies are ready to listen to their customers' concerns and deliver on their needs. [Full Article...]

Japanese fungus spreading in United Kingdom hospitals

Japanese fungus spreading in United Kingdom hospitals The multidrug-resistant fungus can cause severe invasive infections in immunocompromised patients and has been associated with high mortality. Public health chiefs said that a screening programme could be considered for patients at particular risk, including children and those in intensive care. [Full Article...]

US Soldiers Killed, 5 Injured in Iraq

US Soldiers Killed, 5 Injured in Iraq The Pentagon identified the two US soldiers killed Sunday in northern Iraq as Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks and Sgt. Allen Levi Stigler Jr, in a late Monday press release. When asked about the change, the CENTCOM official simply said that "t$3 his incident does not indicate a change in the Coalition's operations in Iraq and Syria". [Full Article...]

West Nile infected mosquitoes found in Ripley County

West Nile infected mosquitoes found in Ripley County One was in Cambridge, the other in Kitchener. With a positive pool identified, public health is reminding residents to cover up and clean up to avoid West Nile virus. "Their immune systems are not as strong as someone younger, so they have less ability to fight it off", Lalonde said. People are advised to avoid being outdoors when mosquitoes are most active, especially between dusk and dawn. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Wins Groping Trial Against DJ David Mueller

Taylor Swift Wins Groping Trial Against DJ David Mueller In a statement , Swift thanked the judge and her legal team for "fighting for me and anyone who feels silenced by a sexual assault". "My hope is to help those whose voices should also be heard", Swift said in her statement. It suggests Swift didn't press the charges for financial gain (a common defense against people who step forward as victims of sexual assault), but on principle. [Full Article...]

Lawmakers from MI denounce violence and racism shown in Charlottesville rally

Lawmakers from MI denounce violence and racism shown in Charlottesville rally Sanders indicated in an interview with reporters that Trump bears responsibility for the violence because he previously has not condemned white nationalists as strongly as Sanders would have liked. And he would have won without Duke - but when winning is so very important, as it is to Trump , why take any chances, right? Wearing a black and white striped uniform, Fields answered questions... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety, sleep drugs in system during arrest

Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety, sleep drugs in system during arrest The two painkillers he was on included Dilaudid and Vicodin; he was on Xanax, a tranquilizer typically used to combat anxiety; he used Ambien, a sleeping pill; and THC was found in his system, which is found in marijuana. "I recently completed an out of state private intensive program ", Woods tweeted July 3. He checked into a clinic in June for help dealing with prescription drugs, and he announ... [Full Article...]


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