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Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production

Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production After showcasing its I.D. Buzz concept earlier this year , Volkswagen has officially announced that it will move forward with production for the Microbus-inspired vehicle. "After the presentations at the global motor shows in Detroit and Geneva, we received a large number of letters and emails from customers who said , 'please build this vehicle, ' " Volkswagen brand CEO Herbert Diess sa... [Full Article...]

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer

Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancer But as the American Cancer Society notes , those kinds of studies can be biased because they rely on a person's memory of talc use years after the fact. In her lawsuit, Echeverria developed ovarian cancer as "proximate result of the unreasonably unsafe and defective nature of talcum powder". The case was the first state trial outside of Missouri, Bloomberg reported . [Full Article...]

Clear link between heavy vitamin B intake and lung cancer

Clear link between heavy vitamin B intake and lung cancer Additionally, this observational study doesn't prove causality between B vitamins and lung cancer risk, and in actuality, has some significant limitations to consider. Smokers who took more than 20mg of B6 per day were three times more likely to develop lung cancer. The risk was four times greater for male smokers taking at least 55 micrograms of B12 a day for 10 years. [Full Article...]

Dera chief case: Prohibitory orders imposed in entire Haryana

Dera chief case: Prohibitory orders imposed in entire Haryana Thousands of Dera followers, who call themselves "Premis", are expected to gather at Panchkula for the verdict. Fearing violence ahead of the judgment by Panchkula court on August 25, several companies of central paramilitary forces have been deployed to maintain law and order in the two states. [Full Article...]

Majority of babies not sleeping safely

Majority of babies not sleeping safely Doctors recruited mothers - whose infants were between the ages of two and six months old - from 32 different United States hospitals. According to a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics , only 44 percent of parents are putting their baby to sleep in the expert-recommended position, aka on their backs. [Full Article...]

Eclipse eye health worries -What you need to know

Eclipse eye health worries -What you need to know Jaime Membreno, an ophthalmologist at Retina Macula Specialists in Winter Park, Fla., in an email. If a person looked at that sun during an extended period of time during the eclipse without the proper protection, that person may not notice the damage right away, but it could have a long lasting effect. [Full Article...]

FG bans songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice

FG bans songs by Olamide, Davido, 9ice The NBC stated on Tuesday that it was banning the five songs from being aired further across the Nigerian airwaves. The ministry tweeted at the weekend that the music video is in violation of Tobacco Control Act 2015. It would be recalled that Falz had earlier called out music acts who entertain lavish lifestyles and also fraud. The singer and song writer has come out to debunk the assumptio... [Full Article...]

Despite leading team to Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed

Despite leading team to Super Bowl, Colin Kaepernick remains unemployed If he did...would it have received the attention it did? The NFL covets quarterbacks for their arms, but Kaepernick's marketability may start with his knee and his pre-game protests last season. "The Colin Kaepernick collection is in line with the museum's larger collecting efforts to document the varied areas of society that have been impacted by the Black Lives Matter movement". [Full Article...]

Investors Must-Watch: Shire plc (SHPG)

Investors Must-Watch: Shire plc (SHPG) Shire PLC has a PE ratio of 48.50 with a one year low of 3,603.50GBX and a one year high of 5,377.00GBX Shire PLC's market capitalization is presently 0 GBX. M&R Capital Management Inc sold 3,720 shares as Shire Plc Sponsored Adr (SHPG)'s stock rose 4.45%. Therefore 83% are positive. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $216.00 price target (down previously from $239.00) o... [Full Article...]

APC in Ekiti celebrates leader's resumption

APC in Ekiti celebrates leader's resumption The mammoth crowd, which comprised party supporters, civil society groups, artisans and motorcyclists also known as Okada riders, marched from Oke Iyinmi to the party secretariat, chanting various songs to deride Fayose and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). [Full Article...]

Missouri man faces execution despite new DNA evidence

Missouri man faces execution despite new DNA evidence Supreme Court and newly elected Missouri governor, Eric Greitens, a Republican. The US Supreme Court has not yet ruled on the motion. In a statement issued Monday, the state attorney general's office said Williams' guilt was proven without DNA evidence. [Full Article...]

Amid Doklam standoff, Nepal PM to visit India

Amid Doklam standoff, Nepal PM to visit India A high-level delegation will accompany the Nepalese Prime Minister. Deuba will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and call on President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, the ministry said in a statement. Officials here said some memorandums of understanding are expected to be signed during the visit, and Deuba could seeking India's support for implementing the country'... [Full Article...]

F1 to launch eSports World Championship in September 2017

F1 to launch eSports World Championship in September 2017 There will be qualifying, semi-finals and finals playing the F1 2017 game and running from September to November, with the final to be held in Abu Dhabi alongside the last race of the physical F1 series. It's a growing category with tremendous fan engagement that we're entering in a big way. "Of course as we do in Formula 1 , we'll continue to innovate in the way we run this virtual counterpa... [Full Article...]

Woman starts coughing and screaming after watching Annabelle

Woman starts coughing and screaming after watching Annabelle According to The Inquisitr, the 20-yar-old woman and her friends were leaving the theatre at midnight after watching the film when she started behaving in a odd manner. However, she had to be taken to the hospital after she became hysterical. Annabelle: Creation is the latest in the The Conjuring horror franchise. [Full Article...]

Peanut allergy cure found in Australian breakthrough

Peanut allergy cure found in Australian breakthrough Following a major breakthrough that could lead to a cure, the small clinical trial found two-thirds of children were rid of their allergy after undergoing an experimental immunotherapy treatment. The Australian researchers, in the current study, added probiotics to further enhance the gut's ability to accept the peanuts and not trigger an immune reaction. [Full Article...]

U.S. solar eclipse in progress

U.S. solar eclipse in progress Watch the moment above. People watch the solar eclipse in Nashville, Tennessee. The city of Carbondale , Illinois , fell along the path of totality for about two minutes and forty-five seconds, and celebrated the event with Moonstock, a three-day-long festival that featured headlining act Ozzy Osbourne. [Full Article...]

Two West Nile Virus cases confirmed in Wisconsin

Two West Nile Virus cases confirmed in Wisconsin Wisconsin has recorded its first human cases of West Nile virus this year. At least five counties in the Idaho, including Ada County, have found mosquitoes that tested positive for the West Nile virus. The operations will happen at or near dusk when mosquitoes are more active, and will follow Illinois Department of Public Health and Centers for Disease Control guidelines. [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case Juries elsewhere have returned four other verdicts against Johnson & Johnson, and another case in New Jersey was dismissed. Echeverria said she began using the talcum powder when she was 11 years old and did not stop until January 2016, when she saw a news story about another woman who also had ovarian cancer and had used the product. [Full Article...]

Victoria Beckham Gets Emotional As Son Brooklyn Leaves For College

Victoria Beckham Gets Emotional As Son Brooklyn Leaves For College In just a few weeks, Brooklyn will jet off to NY where he will be studying photography and he confessed in a recent interview with GQ that he is "nervous" about the move and his mum was "upset" that he would be leaving the family home. Good luck in NY! He said: "I'm nervous, and my mum's upset about me leaving, but it's really exciting". "I am so proud of you and can't believe you have come th... [Full Article...]

PH squash team involved in bus crash in KL; matches suspended

PH squash team involved in bus crash in KL; matches suspended A Philippine official suffered leg injuries whilst two athletes pulled out of their contests with whiplash. Datuk Low Beng Choo, the secretary general of the Olympic Council of Malaysia, announced that the women's injuries are not serious, but they are not well enough to play. [Full Article...]


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