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Center opposes tagging marital rape as crime

Center opposes tagging marital rape as crime The Delhi High Court is now examining this law and considering PILs opposing marital rape filed by NGOs RIT Foundation, All India Democratic Women's Association (AIPWA), as well as two individuals. She also said that a law against marital rape should be legislated, and that if there is no proper law which is defined for the crime, marital rapes will not cease to occur. [Full Article...]

Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph

Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph The individual may have been bitten in another location, so the is conducting additional trapping to help determine if infected mosquitoes are in the area. Symptoms of west nile include high fever, headaches, muscle aches, vomiting and loss of appetite. "The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury has historically been identified as an area with increased risk for the virus", the health unit wrote... [Full Article...]

Howedes set to complete Juve transfer

Howedes set to complete Juve transfer The permanent transfer fee may increase for a maximum of € 3 million on achieving challenging team performances within 30 June 2020. The defender was captain at the Bundesliga club and brings a wealth of experience to Turin as he plays overseas for the first time in his career. [Full Article...]

Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa prepare to talk to each other

Microsoft's Cortana, Amazon's Alexa prepare to talk to each other In the home, users will soon be able to tell their Echo "Alexa, open Cortana", or turn to their Windows 10 devices and say "Cortana, open Alexa" to access the respective range of services. Ocado will be the first supermarket in the United Kingdom to launch an app for Amazon Alexa that allows customers to order their groceries using their voice. [Full Article...]

Refugees would again be welcomed by Germany: Merkel

Refugees would again be welcomed by Germany: Merkel That compares with a 39-38 percent edge for Merkel in January, when Schulz's emergence as her main challenger gave the SPD a temporary poll boost. "Regarding the euro zone, we have very positive data". More than a million people from across Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East entered Germany two years ago after Merkel opened her country's doors to Syrian refugees. [Full Article...]

New Report from CDC Shows Vaccines for HPV Increasing

New Report from CDC Shows Vaccines for HPV Increasing The aim of the HSE campaign is to increase the update of the vaccine which is at an all time low. HSE Director General Tony O'Brien said that the campaign against the HPV vaccine couldn't be described as anything other than "a form of emotional terrorism". [Full Article...]

Fishermen Caught With 6600 Sharks In Galápagos, Now Headed To Prison

Fishermen Caught With 6600 Sharks In Galápagos, Now Headed To Prison On August 27, the captain of the boat was sentenced to four years in prison , the top three officers received three years each, and all other crew members will be behind bars for one year. The remains of the sharks will be thrown back into the sea, reports Reuters citing government sources. In 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping initiated a crackdown on the practice and banned shark fin soup f... [Full Article...]

Pet turtles can be the cause of the multi-state Salmonella outbreak

Pet turtles can be the cause of the multi-state Salmonella outbreak Some people should not touch or handle them at all, according to the agency, including children aged younger than 5 years, people with weak immune systems and adults aged older than age 65. The agency said it expected the outbreak to continue because customers might not be aware of the risk of Salmonella from small turtles. In 2015, state and local health officials collected samples from turt... [Full Article...]

GDP: US Economic Growth in 2Q Revised Higher to Solid 3%

GDP: US Economic Growth in 2Q Revised Higher to Solid 3% Wednesday's report showed consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of USA economic output, rose at a 3.3% annual rate in the second quarter, up from an earlier estimate of 2.8%. This was the second of three estimates the government will provide for second quarter growth. During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump attacked the Obama administration's economic record... [Full Article...]

Abbott releases new round of cyber updates for St. Jude pacemakers

Abbott releases new round of cyber updates for St. Jude pacemakers Muddy Waters believed the bugs could undermine a deal underway for Abbott to buy St. Jude for $25bn, but it went ahead anyway. But the FDA was concerned that the risk was real enough to warrant a fix. Contact your Abbott representative, or Abbott's customer technical support hotline at 1‐800‐722‐3774 if you have any questions about the firmware update. [Full Article...]

Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign

Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of The Advisory Board from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. The business had revenue of $200.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $196.16 million. Short shares grew 6,150 over that period. [Full Article...]

Newborn dies, doctors busy in fight at Umaid hospital in Jodhpur

Newborn dies, doctors busy in fight at Umaid hospital in Jodhpur The news was confirmed by the hospital superintendent who said that the doctors could not save the newborn baby. It appears to have started when Dr. Nainwal, the obstetrician, questioned whether the patient had eaten before the operation. He also said that the committee has been established to look more deeply into the matter and a strict action will be taken against them. According to reports ... [Full Article...]

SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week

SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week Pandey said various deadlines that have been prescribed, be it under provision of Aadhaar Act, Income Tax Act or money laundering rules will "have to be adhered to" as "those laws are valid". By linking the two cards you will no longer have to submit your Income Tax acknowledgement to the IT department. If you have a pop up blocker active, you will have to go on the "Profile Setting" on the dash... [Full Article...]

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey Miller said the dogs will first rest for meals and walks. "They contacted us and asked if we could take a whole planeload, we reached out to our partners, they said immediately 'yes.' In fact, so many groups have now responded that we may not have that many up for adoption from our program", Cammisa said. [Full Article...]

Infosys ex-Chairman Seshasayee lied to shareholders, says Murthy

Infosys ex-Chairman Seshasayee lied to shareholders, says Murthy Seshsasayee and Lehman, however, resigned on August 24 along with Co-Chairman Ravi Venkatesan, Executive Vice-Chairman Vishal Sikka and another Independent Director John Etchemendy from the Board, paving way for the return of Nilekani eight years after he left the $10 billion IT major. [Full Article...]

Most Harvey Victims Lack Flood Insurance

Most Harvey Victims Lack Flood Insurance Insurance companies have adjusters in the area ready to respond - many already responding where it's safe to do so - but Griffin said the claims process could take longer than some other storms. The difference could amount to thousands of dollars on a major claim. He said the new law is being distorted. For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past wee... [Full Article...]

MSC Industrial Direct Company, (NYSE:MSM) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC now owns 1,093 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 37 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, November 3 by National Securities. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $79.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. [Full Article...]

AIIMS doctors begin surgery to separate conjoined twins joined at head

AIIMS doctors begin surgery to separate conjoined twins joined at head The two-and-a-half year-old craniopagus twins, or fused at the cranium, were brought to AIIMS on July 14, from Milipada village in Kandhamal district of Odisha. In the third stage, reconstruction will take place. "The surgery will be done in two phases". Dr Mahapatra, Dr Deepak Gupta, Professor of neurosurgery and Dr Mihir Prakash Pandia, Head of Department, Neuro Anaesthesiology are the docto... [Full Article...]

Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study

Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study On the other hand, people who were at the high end of fat consumption fat intake saw a 23% reduction in total mortality risk, an 18% reduced risk of stroke, and a 30% reduced risk of non-CVD mortality. They also documented the number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease as well as other causes, including cancer, and respiratory and infectious diseases. [Full Article...]

Caught on cam: Bank robbers dressed as nuns

Caught on cam: Bank robbers dressed as nuns The FBI is on the hunt for two armed women who disguised themselves as nuns and tried to rob a bank in Pennsylvania on Monday. They entered the Citizens Bank about 12:20 p.m. on Route 611 in Pocono Township wearing habits and veils, according to WFMZ and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The suspects are considered armed and risky. [Full Article...]


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