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The iPhone X Was Allegedly Downgraded To Meet Demand

The iPhone X Was Allegedly Downgraded To Meet Demand To find out if you should pick the regular iPhone 8 , or opt for Apple's all-new iPhone X, we've compared the specs, features - and most importantly, price - of both handsets, to work out the best iPhone for you. It's still unclear what changes have been made in the Face ID specifications and how will they affect the technology's efficacy. Apple claims it to be as accurate the fingerprint senso... [Full Article...]

Amritsar-Born US Billionaire Arrested On Racketeering Charges

Amritsar-Born US Billionaire Arrested On Racketeering Charges On Thursday morning, John Kapoor, the founder and CEO of Insys, was arrested in Phoenix, according to the US Attorney's Office. In a superseding indictment unsealed in Massachusetts Thursday, authorities allege that after Insys launched a fentanyl spray called "Subsys" in 2012, Kapoor and Michael Babich, another former top executive at Insys, "quickly grew dissatisfied with the success of the ... [Full Article...]

CRISPR Can Now Be Used to Edit Individual Bases

Mutations in which a G•C mutates into an A•T account for almost half of the roughly 32,000 single point mutations associated with human diseases. Along with DNA and proteins, RNA is one of life's vital macromolecules, involved in both protein synthesis and the transmission of genetic information. [Full Article...]

Mental health at work - 300000 a year lose their job to illnesses

The forty recommendations in question advise employers and the government on how they can better support suffering employees to stay in work and get the help they need, such as through creating an online wellbeing portal and using digital technology to support workers in the gig economy. [Full Article...]

Fisher-Price recalls 65000 infant motion seats

Fisher-Price recalls 65000 infant motion seats The model number can be found on the underside of the motor housing. According to a notice posted with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the issue with the seats is contained in the motor housing, the part of the machine that actually moves the seat. [Full Article...]

Many High-Risk Women Skip MRI Breast Cancer Screenings

Many High-Risk Women Skip MRI Breast Cancer Screenings But when looked at together they can help identify a small but meaningful proportion of women at high risk of breast cancer, Kraft said. One estrogen-related risk factor is liver disease, like cirrhosis, or severe liver scarring that's often a result of chronic heavy drinking. [Full Article...]

Namibia clarifies ties with reclusive North Korea

Namibia clarifies ties with reclusive North Korea American university student Otto Warmbier is brought off a plane in a coma at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, after being brought back to the United States after 17 months in North Korea, June 13. "In doing so, we can deny North Korea the financing it needs to fund its nuclear and missile programs". A sanctions bill passed in August included a provision requiring the State Department to tell Congr... [Full Article...]

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK)

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK) The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.25 per share. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website . Brighton Jones Limited Liability Co invested 0.02% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability owns 17,155 shares or 0.04% of their U.S. [Full Article...]

Majority of Americans believe Trump wrong to seek firing of National Football League players

Majority of Americans believe Trump wrong to seek firing of National Football League players Just about everyone has an opinion about the NFL player protests during the national anthem, but has Governor Scott Walker's position changed on that issue? The controversy blossomed. Football viewership has remained steady. The survey was conducted by phone October 15-17 of 1,093 adults (712 of them self-described football fans) by Marist Poll and funded by HBO Real Sports. [Full Article...]

Aid group says Madagascar plague outbreak yet to reach peak

The government of Madagascar, with the support of African and global partners, has accelerated its efforts in the fight against the recent plague outbreak. If untreated, it has a fatality rate close to 100 percent and can be fatal within 24 hours of being contracted. Plague is endemic in Madagascar. Plague is caused by a bacterium known as Yersinia Pestis usually affecting human beings and oth... [Full Article...]

Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed

Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed In addition to these endocrine products (1), the pancreas also has an exocrine (2) function - when food enters the small intestine, the pancreas secretes bicarbonate to counteract the acid from the stomach, as well as digestive enzymes that break down fats and proteins. [Full Article...]

Carpenter dies from flesh-eating bacteria in fourth case linked to Hurricane Harvey

Carpenter dies from flesh-eating bacteria in fourth case linked to Hurricane Harvey Atkins spent 11 days in a hospital and went through three surgeries before finding out that he had contracted a flesh-eating bacteria while doing rescues in the Houston suburb of Missouri City, the television station stated. Since 2010, there have been only around 700 to 1,100 confirmed cases in the United States annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . [Full Article...]

Jackson County Health Dept Offers Flu/FIT Program — InFocus

The Jackson County Health Department says now is the time to get a flu shot for the upcoming season. Starting Oct 23rd, flu shots are also available through health care providers and selected pharmacies. It takes about two weeks for the body's immune system to fully respond to the flu vaccine. Although this uptake rate is the same as the 2015-2016 flu season, it remains less than the World Hea... [Full Article...]

'Bright' trailer mixes magic, grit and Will Smith comedy

'Bright' trailer mixes magic, grit and Will Smith comedy Scripted by Max Landis and directed by David Ayer ( Suicide Squad ), the action-thriller takes place in an alternate present day in which humans live alongside magic folk like elves and orcs. Bright will be Netflix's biggest and most expensive cinematic outing so far, costing $90 million. . "I got a dude in my auto and the whole world is watching", Ward says. [Full Article...]

Centre proposes to extend Aadhaar linking deadline to those 'willing to enrol'

Centre proposes to extend Aadhaar linking deadline to those 'willing to enrol' The government's suggestion created such a furore in court that Justice Misra asked the government to re-think its proposal to make it voluntary for Aadhaar-holders also. Khanwilkar had said that the challenge to the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme would be heard in the first week of November. AG K K Venugopal told the top court that he will get back with instruction from Centre on... [Full Article...]

Trooper critically injured in crash on I-385, troopers say

Trooper critically injured in crash on I-385, troopers say The trooper was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital with serious injuries by EMS. Rebman, a Florida native, began his career with the Highway Patrol's Troop Six, which covers Charleston and Berkeley Counties before being transferred to Troop Three in Greenville County. [Full Article...]

Western NC Cleaning Up From Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes

Western NC Cleaning Up From Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes The release said unsafe conditions remained on Tuesday, due to downed power lines and trees and debris in roadways. Thousands of people across western North Carolina and SC are without power Tuesday morning after severe weather swept through the area Monday. [Full Article...]

Chinese Scientists Create CRISPR Bacon from Genetically Modified Low-Fat Pigs

Publishing data on their genetically modified pigs in PNAS , the scientists don't mention anything about how the new pigs will taste. Keeping a stable body temperature can be a problem for pigs, particularly piglets who tend to suffer in cold, winter months when they haven't had the chance to store body fat over time. [Full Article...]

Hyderabad: Activist, cross-country motorcycle rider, Sana Iqbal dies in vehicle crash

Hyderabad: Activist, cross-country motorcycle rider, Sana Iqbal dies in vehicle crash Her husband Abdul Nadeem, who was in the driving seat of their fiat Punto, sustained injuries in his ribs and is undergoing treatment at Olive Hospital at Nanalguda. "Nobody took good care of her. On Saturday, she told me to get her out of the hell, but as I was traveling to Chennai, I told her I would settle the issue after coming back". [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Agrees to $1 Million Book Contract

Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Agrees to $1 Million Book Contract Kaepernick ignited a national conversation around police brutality in 2016 when he started kneeling during the national anthem as a form of protest. Kaepernick also filed last week a collusion grievance, accusing the owners of NFL teams of conspiring against him for kneeling during the national anthem last season and chose to keep him out of the league. [Full Article...]


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