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U-17 World Cup by the numbers

U-17 World Cup by the numbers Aneesh Jaisinghani, group creative director at Cheil WW India , said: "It is for the first time that Fifa U17 World Cup is taking place in India and we wanted to take this opportunity to inspire the youth to see football as their prospective future". [Full Article...]

Local Gun Expert Talks About Bump Stocks

Local Gun Expert Talks About Bump Stocks Enter the " bump stock ", or "bump fire stock". Rep. Bill Flores of Texas told The Hill that he thinks bump stocks should be banned. They're after-market gun modifications that utilize a semi-automatic rifle's recoil to bounce its stock back and forth off of the shooter's shoulder and re-cock the gun after each round fired. [Full Article...]

Pet store puppies spread antibiotic-resistant infection to humans, CDC says

Pet store puppies spread antibiotic-resistant infection to humans, CDC says Of the 55 cases, 14 people are Petland employees; 35 either recently purchased a puppy at Petland, visited a Petland, or visited or live in a home with a puppy sold through Petland; and one had sexual contact with a person with a confirmed illness linked to Petland, according to the CDC. [Full Article...]

Cigna Announcing They Won't be Covering OxyContin Beginning in 2018

Cigna Announcing They Won't be Covering OxyContin Beginning in 2018 Each year 15,000 people die from painkiller overdoses and 1,000 of those deaths are related to OxyContin. "The insights we obtain from the metrics in the new value-based contract will help us continue to evolve our opioid management strategies to assist our customers and their doctors", Jon Maesner, Cigna's chief pharmacy officer, said. [Full Article...]

National Football League betting tips: Tampa to keep New England at Bay

National Football League betting tips: Tampa to keep New England at Bay They are allowing 60 yards per game more than any other team in the league. Gronkowski's replacement will be Dwayne Allen, who has yet to catch a pass in a Patriots uniform. Despite the 2-2 start, the Patriots offense has been clicking on almost all cylinders. His teammates are glad to have him back and their running game will get a huge boost with Martin back on the field. [Full Article...]

West Fargo mayor embraces pink for breast cancer awareness

West Fargo mayor embraces pink for breast cancer awareness They cost $97 and $5 will go towards the Susan G. Komen breast cancer foundation. A new report by the American Cancer Society (ACS) finds that while breast cancer rates declined nearly 40 percent between 1989 and 2015, there remains a disparity in the mortality rates for white women and black women. [Full Article...]

Here's how you can help Las Vegas shooting victims

Here's how you can help Las Vegas shooting victims The City of Las Vegas encourages residents to donate blood with United Blood Services at 6930 W. Charleston or 601 Whitney Ranch Dr.in Henderson. "We are responding now by sending blood to the hospitals to the blood bank there in Las Vegas ". When disasters happen and emergency transfusions are required, Bloodworks said, the need is acute for most-common Type O blood, platelets and univ... [Full Article...]

3 bold predictions vs. NC State in Week 6

3 bold predictions vs. NC State in Week 6 This will be the first game between two ranked teams at Carter-Finley Stadium since 2000 - when longtime Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers was a Wolfpack freshman. He's completed 64.0 percent of his passes for 1,636 yards, 13 touchdowns and 3 interceptions. Jackson had a huge game that day, accumulating more than 400 yards of offense and scoring 4 touchdowns. [Full Article...]

Calls For Gun Control Measures In Wake Of Vegas Massacre Go Unanswered

Calls For Gun Control Measures In Wake Of Vegas Massacre Go Unanswered And even the suggestion of putting more limits on Americans' right to bear arms sends many scurrying to stock up on firearms. Authorities have not shared any motive for the killings, but the presence of high-power rifles in the execution of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has predictably renewed the debate over gun legislation. [Full Article...]

Wal-Mart says it stopped fish imports from N.Korea-linked plant

Wal-Mart says it stopped fish imports from N.Korea-linked plant The AP says about 3,000 are now employed at seafood-packing facilities in Hunchun, a northern China city just a few miles from the North Korean and Russian borders. In this way, Americans may have been cluelessly subsidizing North Korea's nuclear program , which has largely been condemned by the worldwide community. [Full Article...]

How we're helping Puerto Rico relief efforts

Playa Lucia, a beach on the island commonly known as "Dead Dog Beach", homes dozens of abandoned dogs (though not hundreds, as previous reports claimed). Because of the group's efforts, the population of abandoned dogs has significantly decreased in the area. They gathered so many supplies, in fact, that two planes are now needed to make the trip. [Full Article...]

Nigerian Senate to probe NNPC boss over alleged contracts award, insubordination

Nigerian Senate to probe NNPC boss over alleged contracts award, insubordination The Senate committee is to be chaired by Aliyu Wamako while its members include Tayo Alasoadura, Akpan Bassey, Samuel Anyanwu, and Ahmed Ogembe. Anyanwu who is the chairman, senate committee on public petitions, ethics and privileges alleged that Baru was involved in huge corruption, accusing him of using a panama-based company, duke oil as sole importer of oil and gas into Nigeria even when it ... [Full Article...]

Black tea may help with weight loss, too

Black tea may help with weight loss, too Also, its incompetence to be incorporated into the small intestine linked with the differences it delivers about in energy metabolization over "a particular mechanism of the gut microbiome" are what make it the best drink for weight loss. But the way these antioxidants travel through your body differs in black tea compared to green tea, the study authors note. However, the polyphenols in black t... [Full Article...]

President Ramnath Kovind receives ceremonial welcome, guard of honour

President Ramnath Kovind receives ceremonial welcome, guard of honour Mr Kovind paid the visit At the invitation of President Ismail Omar Guelleh of the Republic of Djibouti. During his visit to the two African nations, the president is expected to sign agreements on institutionalisation of foreign office consultation and greater economic cooperation with Ethiopia , Neena Malhotra, Joint Secretary (East and Southern Africa) in the Ministry of External Affairs had... [Full Article...]

Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's plea against PM Modi rejected

Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's plea against PM Modi rejected Jafri's lawyer Mihir Desai argued in the high court that the magistrate, while accepting the SIT's closure report, did not even consider other options such as rejecting the report or ordering a fresh probe. In December 2013, the metropolitan magistrate's court in Ahmedabad had rejected Zakia's petition against the report, after which she had moved the high court in 2014. [Full Article...]

So many donated blood in Las Vegas, critical need was met quickly

So many donated blood in Las Vegas, critical need was met quickly There were so many people, they were able to get all the blood they needed very quickly. “With so many disasters happening back-to-back, we always need more volunteers, ” Ochsner said. "The most important thing about the blood supply is like a pipeline". NAU student Kay Rippy was listening to the radio when she heard about the shooting. [Full Article...]

Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma exacerbations

Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma exacerbations Asthmatics who take vitamin D supplements could halve their chances of winding up in hospital being treated for a serious asthma attack. "Vitamin D is safe to take and relatively cost-effective strategy to reduce this problem", Martineau added. [Full Article...]

Canada August trade deficit widens to C$3.4 bln on lower exports

Canada August trade deficit widens to C$3.4 bln on lower exports The U.S. trade deficit narrowed in August, reflecting an increase in exports and a downtick in imports as Hurricane Harvey disrupted shipping along the Gulf Coast. Overall exports slipped 1.0 per cent to $43.6 billion in August. Notable increases in exports of pharmaceutical preparations and telecommunications equipment were partly offset by decreases in exports of fuel oil and foods, feeds, and... [Full Article...]

Alphabet's DeepMind forms ethics unit to quell fears AI could overthrow humanity

The unit will help technologists create ethical AI and direct the impact of AI in society to benefit users. They plan to publish the research work starting 2018 and establish partnerships with other academic groups researching similar areas. [Full Article...]

Book Appointment to Donate Blood for Victims of Mass Shooting

Book Appointment to Donate Blood for Victims of Mass Shooting Staff tell us that the Taco Bell on Moana has donated food to people who are waiting in line to give blood. The American Red Cross issued a statement Monday afternoon saying it has an "adequate blood supply to respond" to the Las Vegas tragedy. [Full Article...]


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