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Dual-sensor smoke alarms recalled due to risk of failure

Dual-sensor smoke alarms recalled due to risk of failure If no yellow cap is present, consumers should reinstall the smoke alarm. Kidde also recently recalled more than 40 million fire extinguishers because they can become clogged and fail to discharge. A fatal fire on Front Street in North Bay last night, Wednesday, March 21, has North Bay Fire and Emergency Services warning the public about proper mounting of smoke alarms. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift donates to March of Our Lives

Taylor Swift donates to March of Our Lives Taylor Swift is notoriously apolitical, but she's drawing the line at gun control. It's unclear if Swift will attend the D.C. rally. Following the horrific Parkland High School shooting last month, teenage shooting survivors organized the march this weekend in Washington, D.C., inspiring "sibling marches" around the country as well to raise awareness about gun violence issues. [Full Article...]

Mnangagwa pardons 3000 to relieve pressure in Zimbabwe's over-crowded prisons

Mnangagwa pardons 3000 to relieve pressure in Zimbabwe's over-crowded prisons Prison Deputy Commissioner-General Alford Mashango Dube says the current prison population is about 20,000 and capacity is 17,000. The amnesty includes all female prisoners with the exception of those serving life sentences, disabled and under-aged prisoners who are serving sentences of three years and below and have already completed one-quarter. [Full Article...]

Senate leader Fitzgerald may return to change special election law

Senate leader Fitzgerald may return to change special election law The Wisconsin legislative session ended this week, but Fitzgerald and Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R) said Friday that they would call lawmakers back for an extraordinary session to consider an elections bill. Reynolds and Hanrahan did not respond to a request for comment late Friday. Walker has not said whether he will immediately call special elections, as ordered by the judge. [Full Article...]

Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement

Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement Deputy Moises Carotti was also suspended Tuesday for "appearing to sleep on duty" while at the Parkland school. "To see something like this happen over and over and over and we don't do anything, this is the reason why we're going", Mike said . [Full Article...]

WTO doing 'detailed analysis' of Trump tariffs against China

WTO doing 'detailed analysis' of Trump tariffs against China On Friday, the Chinese commerce ministry said China will levy duties on up to $3 billion of USA imports in response to the steel and aluminum tariffs , which appeared modest by comparison to the US penalties. The sparring between China and the USA has cast a spotlight on hardware makers such as Apple , which assemble the majority of their products in China for export to other countries. [Full Article...]

GSK Withdraws From Process For Pfizer's Consumer Healthcare Unit; Stock Up

GSK Withdraws From Process For Pfizer's Consumer Healthcare Unit; Stock Up Meanwhile, the stock investors and analysts deem this stock on the go as it shuffled with 2.92 million shares contrasting its Average Volume of 4.1 million shares. The S&P 500 fell 2.52 percent to 2,643.69, with seven of 11 sectors - including tech and financials - dropping more than 2 percent. It was the biggest point decline since February 8, when it fell by more than 1,000 points. [Full Article...]

Indians stand by families of those killed in Mosul: PM Modi

Indians stand by families of those killed in Mosul: PM Modi When the area was excavated, Indian officials found many identification marks such as non-Iraqi shoes and Sikh religious bangles. The dirt mounds outside the the hilly region in Badush, near Mosul, were known as place where Islamic State fighters had buried some of their enemies after they overran much of northern Iraq almost four years ago, but the identity of the 39 bodies were discove... [Full Article...]

AbbVie's shares tank after cancer hopeful's phase 2 setback

On the stock market today , AbbVie gapped down 12.8% to close at 98.10, after the stock fell as much as 15.1%, touching a three-month low. Selway Asset Mngmt invested in 1.4% or 27,275 shares. Canada Pension Plan Board has 0.16% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation ( NYSE :XOM) for 925,010 shares. It also upped Schwab Strategic Trust (SCHH) stake by 3.69M shares and now owns 4.57M shares. [Full Article...]

Trump signs spending bill, despite veto threat on Twitter

Trump signs spending bill, despite veto threat on Twitter In the latest episode of the Republican president throwing his White House , Congress and the federal government off balance, Trump had threatened in an early morning tweet to kill the government funding deal. The spending bill was a bipartisan effort to avoid another quick stopgap measure, of which there have already been five in this fiscal year alone. DOE's energy programs got a $1.6 bil... [Full Article...]

Michael Bennett indicted for allegedly injuring paraplegic woman

Michael Bennett indicted for allegedly injuring paraplegic woman Prosecutors allege the 32-year-old Bennett injured a 66-year-old woman, a paraplegic, by shoving past her to get to his brother Martellus moments after Martellus won Super Bowl 51 with the New England Patriots on February 7, 2017, in Houston . [Full Article...]

Anna Hazare begins fast for Lokpal, targets Modi Govt now

Anna Hazare begins fast for Lokpal, targets Modi Govt now Hazare hit out at the government's "sly attitude" and accused it of cancelling trains carrying protestors to New Delhi , The Times of India reported. Hazare has also been accusing the Centre of not appointing the Lokpal to investigate the cases of corruption, despite having a law in place. New Delhi , March 23: In a major relief to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Delhi High Court Friday set a... [Full Article...]

Customs: Airline crew member had 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs

Customs: Airline crew member had 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs Fly Jamaica Airways crewmember Hugh Hall was caught with US$160,000 worth of cocaine taped to his legs after a flight, according to NBC news in NY. "This seizure is another example of our CBP officers being ever vigilant in protecting the United States from the distribution of illicit drugs", Acting Director of CBP's New York Field Operations Leon Hayward said praising the customs officers, acc... [Full Article...]

Grilled food causes high blood pressure? Time to reconsider your barbecue chicken

Grilled food causes high blood pressure? Time to reconsider your barbecue chicken They suggest avoiding charring while grilling meat . The new research was led by Gang Liu, Ph.D., of the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Who doesn't like to eat grilled, broiled, or roasted fish, chicken or beef? "But I would worry about it becoming distracting from things that we know make a big difference... [Full Article...]

Here are 10 important facts about the life-threatening disease

Here are 10 important facts about the life-threatening disease The paranoia that surrounds the diseases leads to TB patients being discriminated against, adding to the negative perception the world has against the disease and its sufferers. The complete course of TB treatment is minimum 6 months. As for the diagnosis, there are really two main approaches. Invoking the penalty clauses, the government hoped, would increase the notification rate from the p... [Full Article...]

Karti Chidambaram granted bail in INX media laundering case

Karti Chidambaram granted bail in INX media laundering case Special judge O.P. Saini reserved the order for later in the day after hearing a battery of senior advocates appearing for Karti, son of former union minister P. Karti would not tamper with any evidence in the case. Then after the allegation, the agency revised the figure to Dollars 1 Million which converts into some RS 6.50 crore as per the current exchange rate and it was Rs 4.5 crore in the yea... [Full Article...]

BCHS students continue call for gun control in response to school shootings

BCHS students continue call for gun control in response to school shootings Democrats overwhelmingly approved of the march, with 94 percent voicing support, compared to only 31 percent of Republicans. "I appreciate the attempt, but I'd rather have common sense gun laws than a clear backpack", Hogg said . Congress, however, has yet to adopt new gun control measures that would apply to the rest of the country. Democrat Cody Campbell, a 42-year-old IT worker from Atla... [Full Article...]

FG Ready To Rehabilitate Repentant Boko Haram Members

FG Ready To Rehabilitate Repentant Boko Haram Members The parent, Inuwa Garba, told the AP he believed the reports of his 16-year-old daughter's death. "This seems to me to be the only plausible reason for telling this lie and sticking to it to the end even though it had been exposed for what it was from the outset by the parents of the girls and the school authorities". [Full Article...]

Kidde recalls smoke detector due to alarm failure

Kidde recalls smoke detector due to alarm failure Missing or dead batteries are the main reasons smoke alarms do not sound in response to a fire. The word "Kidde" is printed on the front centre of the smoke alarm. Section 10 and Section 11:These sections depict the Smoke Alarm (Smoke Detector) market share, market segment by type , revenue, sales by product type and application . [Full Article...]

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles lucky to have defeated Poland

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles lucky to have defeated Poland In other high profile friendly matches, five-time world champions, Brazil scored three goals in 13 minutes to ease past World Cup hosts Russian Federation in a friendly in Moscow. Robert Lewandowski had the first chance to score in the 8th minute but his shot hit the post after going past Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho. "Iheanacho will play Mikel's position against Poland barring any las... [Full Article...]


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