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Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open

Azarenka withdraws from Australian Open Last week, reigning ladies singles champion Serena Williams said she would not play in Melbourne. The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. 208. Azarenka was previously awarded a wildcard by the tournament in December, with tournament director Craig Tiley stating that the Australian Open "reached out to offer an... [Full Article...]

South Texas in desperate need of blood donors as supplies run low

South Texas in desperate need of blood donors as supplies run low According to the Red Cross, severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations. An American Red Cross Blood Donation Center is located at 4737 University Dr.in Durham. "The need is constant, and hospital patients don't get a vacation from blood transfusions, " explained Red Cross Communications Manager Sue Thesenga. [Full Article...]

Romaine lettuce linked to food poisoning outbreak in Canada, possibly US

Romaine lettuce linked to food poisoning outbreak in Canada, possibly US During the past month or so, 58 people in the United States and Canada have fallen sick from eating romaine lettuce that contains a unsafe strain of the dreaded E. Consumer Reports is now calling on the Food and Drug Administration and the CDC to do more to warn the public about the dangers of the outbreak. USA officials have not issued recommendations to avoid any particular product because t... [Full Article...]

Stolen Police Vehicle Driven Into Hoboken New Jersey Train Station

Stolen Police Vehicle Driven Into Hoboken New Jersey Train Station The suspect's name has not been released. A man allegedly drove a stolen New Jersey Transit police auto into the Hoboken Terminal Monday morning, authorities said. A train is now serving as a temporary waiting room on track 8, the spokeswoman added. The broken rail was later repaired. It remains unclear if the delay was related to track work that is being performed at the station. [Full Article...]

May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman

May's cabinet reshuffle begins with confusion over chairman Confirming he was leaving Mrs May's top team after nearly two years as party chairman, Sir Patrick McLoughlin - who was blamed by many Tories for the party's poor showing in last year's snap election - told Sky News: "I've been in the Cabinet eight years". [Full Article...]

Overheating, melting, charring laptop batteries cause HP to recall 50000 battery packs

Overheating, melting, charring laptop batteries cause HP to recall 50000 battery packs Additionally, they are providing a BIOS update that places the battery in "Battery Safety Mode" so that the notebook or workstation can be safely used without the battery by connecting to an HP power adaptor. "It is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected", HP wrote on its recall page . validation "The validation generally takes less than 30 seconds", it further added. [Full Article...]

And Jasper Co. School Districts to have two-hour delays on Monday

And Jasper Co. School Districts to have two-hour delays on Monday All central services staff should report for work on a two-hour delay Monday and the day will be an optional work day with a two-hour delay for teachers, district officials said. The Salisbury School will be closed Monday, Jan. 8th due to weather conditions. Nash-Rocky Mount Schools announced that schools would be closed for students and teachers. [Full Article...]

HSE and Government urged to prepare for surge in 'Aussie flu' cases

HSE and Government urged to prepare for surge in 'Aussie flu' cases Alluding to the situation in Australia, the PHA added: "A (H3N2) and the other flu strains now circulating are seasonal flu viruses that have occurred in previous years during the winter months in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres". [Full Article...]

India Inc expects 2017-18 GDP growth to be above 6.5 percent

India Inc expects 2017-18 GDP growth to be above 6.5 percent GDP had grown by 6.3 per cent in Q2 (July-September period) of FY18 (the latest quarter for which real data is available), after falling for the straight last five quarters, which had raised hopes in the government that the slowdown in the economy had bottomed out. [Full Article...]

McCoy up, Milano down for Bills vs. Jaguars

McCoy up, Milano down for Bills vs. Jaguars The Jaguars managed just 27 yards in the first quarter. The Bills, who come into the game as nine-point underdogs, are going to apparently see LeSean McCoy take the field, despite seeing him carted off with a sprained ankle in a Week 17 win over the Miami Dolphins . [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Fulfills Dream of Cracking Down on Legal Weed

Sessions revoked that document and others, citing the fact that pot remains illegal under federal law. For example, teen marijuana use and access has fallen significantly in recent years, as have opioid-related hospitalizations and mortality in legal states. [Full Article...]

Dozens ill from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Dozens ill from E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce So far, 17 illnesses in 13 states have been reported, with patients' symptoms starting between November 15 and December 8, the CDC said . Within those 13 states, five people have been hospitalized and one death has been reported so far. [Full Article...]

2017/2018 flu season strongest since 2009 — CDC

Susan Turner said in a Friday news release. The influenza is in its peak months in January and February, and, during the last week of 2017, "influenza activity increased sharply in the United States", the CDC said. Of the cases, 406 were confirmed influenza and 311 people were hospitalized - with more than half in the 65-plus age group. Cases are reported on a voluntary bases so that number co... [Full Article...]

Over 2000 hospitalized due to the flu in 2017-18

Over 2000 hospitalized due to the flu in 2017-18 The Metro Public Health Department and 89 health departments operated under the direct supervision of the Tennessee Department of Health are offering free flu shots while supplies last , according to releases from both agencies. Each winter many people become seriously ill and children under the age of five are more likely to be admitted to hospital with flu than any other age group. [Full Article...]

E. Coli outbreak cause not yet identified

E. Coli outbreak cause not yet identified Alabama is not one of the affected states. "Over the past seven weeks, 58 people in the US and Canada have become ill from a unsafe strain of E. coli bacteria, likely from eating romaine lettuce ", the group says. Five people in the US have been hospitalized and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Because we have not identified a source of the... [Full Article...]

Delhi: Mercury dips to 6 degrees, fog delays flights and trains

Delhi: Mercury dips to 6 degrees, fog delays flights and trains An estimated 500 domestic flights could be cancelled and as many worldwide flights will be rescheduled due to the restrictions, an airport official said, adding it was being done due to increased traffic and capacity constraints this year. [Full Article...]

$0.87 EPS Expected for US Bancorp (USB)

$0.87 EPS Expected for US Bancorp (USB) About 1,200 shares traded or 11.84% up from the average. American Airlines Group Inc. U.S. Bancorp is a multi-state financial services holding company. In a research report sent to investors on Friday, 5 January, PiperJaffray announced that they have made a decision to upgrade shares of US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) stock from a "Neutral" to a "Overweight". [Full Article...]

'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek recovering from blood clot surgery

'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek recovering from blood clot surgery Dressed in a yellow sweater and blue " Jeopardy! " cap, the 77-year-old Trebek delivered the news of his surgery and recovery himself in a video posted to the show's Facebook page. "Otherwise, 'Jeopardy!'s " broadcast schedule is unaffected". He just re-signed through 2020 to keep hosting " Jeopardy! ", which will be the show's 36th season. [Full Article...]

USA east coast set to shiver on amid sub-zero temperatures

A massive storm bearing down on the East Coast could bring record-breaking freezing temperatures and snow. The storm was also expected to track closer to the coast than originally predicted, which means it would end up dumping more snow on land than previously forecasted. [Full Article...]

Alcohol may cause cancer by damaging stem cell DNA

Alcohol may cause cancer by damaging stem cell DNA They found that acetaldehyde can destroy DNA in blood stem cells, leading to rearranged chromosomes and permanent DNA modification. It is important to understand how alcohol damages these cells, as faulty stem cells are known to cause cancer. [Full Article...]


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