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Why The World Is Waiting To Hear If The Pope Says 'Rohingya'

Why The World Is Waiting To Hear If The Pope Says 'Rohingya' The Rohingya are not recognised as an official ethnic group. Whereas some hope that the pope's use of the term would increase pressure on Burma's leadership to refrain from further repression and violence targeting Rohingya Muslims, others fear that such a move could escalate tensions further. [Full Article...]

Sen. Schumer calls for crackdown on at-home DNA testing kits

Sen. Schumer calls for crackdown on at-home DNA testing kits He added that the companies' policies suggest "a desire of the firms to monetize the DNA data they receive". DNA testing kids could be used against consumers because the companies that harvest genetic codes can sell the information, Senator Chuck Schumer warned on Sunday, ahead of Cyber Monday sales. [Full Article...]

Hugh Bowman adds Japan Cup to grand year, Boom Time finishes 12th

Hugh Bowman adds Japan Cup to grand year, Boom Time finishes 12th Kitasan Black won the 2016 Japan Cup . Cheval Grand , ridden by Australia-based Hugh Bowman , finished 1 1/4 lengths in front of Rey de Oro , the victor of the Japanese Derby earlier this year. Post-race, the world's best jockey said while he didn't have a great feel of the five-year-old Heart's Cry entire prior to Sunday, he was confident he had improved from his third-placing behind Kita... [Full Article...]

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol not happy with benching

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol not happy with benching The Grizzlies will try to turn things around against another struggling squad when they host the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. "You take it personally", Gasol said, adding that he felt it was his duty to stay positive and support those on the floor. [Full Article...]

Tobacco companies to run anti-smoking ads on TV starting Sunday

Tobacco companies to run anti-smoking ads on TV starting Sunday But years of legal pushback have blunted the message of the ads. "The tobacco companies' basic strategy for everything, whether it's science or regulation or litigation, is delay", said Stan Glantz, an expert on tobacco company strategy at the University of California San Francisco. [Full Article...]

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court over corruption charges

Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court over corruption charges Chombo's lawyer says he was admitted to hospital with injuries sustained from beatings he received in military custody. The former finance minister was detained nearly two weeks ago after the military launched "Operation Restore Legacy" which it said was meant to remove "criminals" around ousted president Mugabe. [Full Article...]

IU Health Looking into Controversial Tweet by Nurse

IU Health Looking into Controversial Tweet by Nurse An IU Health nurse at the center of an investigation into a number of controversial social media posts will not have access to patients while the health care system looks into the authenticity of those posts, a spokeperson for IU Health said on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Drink three to four coffees a day for good health

High coffee consumption was associated with a lower risk of specific cancers, including: "Prostate cancer, endometrial cancer, melanoma, oral cancer, leukaemia, non-melanoma skin cancer, and liver cancer". The results showed this is associated with a risk of death lower by 17 percent than the risk of people who don't drink coffee at all. The research team also added that coffee drinkers should s... [Full Article...]

Let Me Prove I Am J Jayalalithaa's Daughter, She Told Supreme Court

Let Me Prove I Am J Jayalalithaa's Daughter, She Told Supreme Court The woman has demanded a DNA test to prove her claim. The petitioners said that V Sasikala, former interim general secretary of AIADMK, allegedly prevented her from meeting the leader, and was also not even allowed to attend her burial ceremony. [Full Article...]

MS Dhoni comments on India playing against Pakistan

MS Dhoni comments on India playing against Pakistan Local media reported that some of the locals chanted " Boom Boom Afridi " slogans as Dhoni, who holds an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, interacted with aspiring cricketers. India and Pakistan haven't featured in a bilateral series since 2013 due to political tensions that exist between the two nations. He said when the Indian cricket team plays, more than the sporting aspect, t... [Full Article...]

Arvind Kejriwal hits out at BJP as AAP marks five years

Arvind Kejriwal hits out at BJP as AAP marks five years The AAP chief also appealed to the people of Gujarat to vote for any party other than BJP . "I request the people of Gujarat to give your vote to that candidate or party who can defeat the BJP", the Chief Minister said. "Anna was the creator of this campaign". Referring to the AAP National Council meeting held this month, he said his name was not in the list of speakers at the event. [Full Article...]

Madhya Pradesh: Coins valued Rs 790, needles removed from youth's body

Madhya Pradesh: Coins valued Rs 790, needles removed from youth's body The objects were a chain, 263 coins and shaving blades. Maqsood was hospitalised on November 18 in the hospital after he complained of a stomach pain. The doctors said the man is now under the observation. The pysician said it was the first time he had seen anything like it in his career. Khan, who worked as an auto-rickshaw driver, had been complaining of stomach pains for three months. [Full Article...]

1; Auburn Is No. 4 & Alabama No. 5 In AP Poll

1; Auburn Is No. 4 & Alabama No. 5 In AP Poll Had they beat a Pac-12 team it probably wouldn't have resonated almost as much. In the latest release of the AP Top 25 poll, Clemson, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Auburn landed as the top four teams . The Cougars, on the short end of the rivalry showdown at Washington, saw their league title hopes slip away and took a seven-spot plunge to No. 22. The Hokies are 21st and 22nd. [Full Article...]

Flies carrying hundreds of species of bacteria pose disease threat, experts warn

Flies carrying hundreds of species of bacteria pose disease threat, experts warn On the other hand, blowflies are the most common flies and are found near dead animals, slaughterhouses, rubbish dumps and similar such places. According to DNA analysis, it seems that flies (the house fly and the blowfly) have 600 types of bacteria and they're all different! And while it might not be surprising that flies use their legs, feet, and wings to transmit microbes, the study also su... [Full Article...]

Nearly fifty percent of cancer in the United States related to lifestyle patterns

Nearly fifty percent of cancer in the United States related to lifestyle patterns These include secondhand smoke exposure, smoking, excessive body weight, high consumption of red meat and processed meat, low consumption of fruits and vegetables, physical inactivity, and alcohol intake. A new survey in the USA found that almost 30 percent of all cancer deaths are caused by Cigarette smoking. In 1981, a British study was conducted in which more than two-thirds of cancer deaths ... [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince opens Islamic military counterterrorism meeting

Saudi crown prince opens Islamic military counterterrorism meeting The website also provides official information on what General Rahil Sharif, the military commander of the coalition, said are the "four key domains of ideology, communications, counter-terrorism financing and military, in order to fight all forms of terrorism and extremism", he said. [Full Article...]

At least 25 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

At least 25 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya Some of the people drowned after the boat sank included children. "When we arrived at the spot, we found an inflatable dinghy with several people clinging to part of it", he said. According to Nasser al-Gammoudi, the commander of the featured "Sabratha" coast guards from the libyan capital, "75% of the (first) boat was submerged". [Full Article...]

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees

NY asks residents to buy local Christmas trees Cut off about an inch and your tree will drink water again, and there are a couple of additive's you can add for longevity. "Good needle retention for moisture. That shortage means finding a tree may be harder, and buying it may be more expensive. Christmas trees were in short supply previous year, too, but the shortage didn't catch any media attention, Hundley said. [Full Article...]

Putin signs "foreign agents" media law

Putin signs The measure was unanimously passed in the lower and upper chambers of parliament on November 15 and November 22, respectively. According to the senator, the law does not introduce censorship, but enshrines additional obligations for mass media outlets designated as foreign agents. [Full Article...]

Hyderabad Metro Rail ticket prices announced, commercial operations to begin Nov 29

Hyderabad Metro Rail ticket prices announced, commercial operations to begin Nov 29 The HMR is going to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Hyderabad Metro is in Secant Operational model. Addressing a press conference at Nagole station after taking media persons, Mayor B. The number of coaches can be increased to six depending on the traffic, he said. Twenty four metro stations would be opened now. L&T Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd has introduced a smart card, ... [Full Article...]


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