J&J gets quick approval for new next-gen prostate cancer drug

Median metastasis-free survival among patients in the apalutamide arm was 40.5 months, compared with 16.2 months in the placebo arm. "Delaying the metastasis of prostate cancer is critical". The drug, approved ahead of its April user fee action dat... More..

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Former Michigan State AD: ESPN report had 'incomplete and misleading statements'
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Former Michigan State AD: ESPN report had 'incomplete and misleading statements'

According to reporters at Friday's board meeting in East Lansing, the trustees did not discuss the contract at any length before approving the regularly scheduled extension. Lavigne and Nicole Noren reported la...More..

FBI Missed Tip About School Shooting Suspect; Officials Outraged
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

FBI Missed Tip About School Shooting Suspect; Officials Outraged

On Jan. 5., the agency reportedly received a tip from a caller who provided information about "Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the ...More..

APC governors storm Daura to meet Buhari
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

APC governors storm Daura to meet Buhari

Others are Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa, Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Godwin Obaseki of Edo; Yahaya Bello (Kogi); Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi); Abubakar Sani-Bello (Niger) and Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, while th...More..

China: Woman in blackface celebrating new year causes outrage
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

China: Woman in blackface celebrating new year causes outrage

The plot of the 13-minute skit sees the presenter's African friend ask him to pose as her date to avoid a blind date her mother had set up for her. I understand he has a job to do, but if he can't do his job ...More..

White nationalist appears to disavow connection with shooter
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

White nationalist appears to disavow connection with shooter

Sunrise Tactical, the gun store in Coral Springs, Florida , that sold a gun to Nikolas Cruz . Lauderdale, Fla., on Thursday. "The FBI's failure to take action against this killer is unacceptable", Scott, ...More..

Ahead of Congress's plenary session, Rahul Gandhi forms Steering Committee
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ahead of Congress's plenary session, Rahul Gandhi forms Steering Committee

The Congress will hold its plenary session to discuss and evolve the party's future strategy in Delhi on March 16, 17 and 18, its chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said today. While all CWC members a...More..

Miffed Arvinder Singh Lovely now returns to Congress fold
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Miffed Arvinder Singh Lovely now returns to Congress fold

Lovely, who was a former minister in the Sheila Dikshit-led government, met party chief Rahul Gandhi at his residence along with Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken earlier. Unperturbed over Mr Lovely rejoining Con...More..

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts

Boko Haram rebels were the chief suspects in the latest attack. One fighter involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from the Borno state town of Chibok was jailed for 15 years. At least 5...More..

Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Winter Olympics Medal Count & Leaderboard 2018

Friday at Olympic Sliding Centre. South Korea's Yun Sung-bin made history Friday as he become Asia's first Olympic skeleton champion after completely dominating the daredevil event in Pyeongchang . He didn...More..

Jamal Murray has big second half in Rising Stars Challenge
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Jamal Murray has big second half in Rising Stars Challenge

Rogers said this rookie class is helping re-define the style of play in the National Basketball Association. World guard Bogdan Bogdanovic from Sacramento Kings , who scored 26 points, thanking fans afte...More..

Trump meets Florida shooting victims as FBI admits it failed
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

Trump meets Florida shooting victims as FBI admits it failed

Gun Violence Archive, a not-for-profit corporation that collects information about gun-related violence in the United States, defines a school shooting as one happening on the property of an elementary school, ...More..

YP Letters: Oxfam scandal makes case to end foreign aid
by | Sunday, February 18, 2018

YP Letters: Oxfam scandal makes case to end foreign aid

British aid organisation Oxfam faced fresh pressure on Tuesday after a former senior member of staff said her concerns about "a culture of sexual abuse" involving aid workers in some of the organisation's offic...More..

Use of cleaning agents can damage lungs
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Use of cleaning agents can damage lungs

They were asked whether they cleaned their own house, or whether they worked as professional cleaners . No such effect was found on men's lungs. The drop in lung function in both groups was comparable to smo...More..

2 more Tennessee children die from flu
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

2 more Tennessee children die from flu

Flu vaccine is protecting about one 1 in 3 people who have received the shot. Call or see a doctor if you or a family member have a fever higher than 100 degrees. Flu this season has reached the level of th...More..

Kubica older, wiser and happy to be back in F1
by | Saturday, February 17, 2018

Kubica older, wiser and happy to be back in F1

But a year ago, the Williams cars were no match for the Mercs, finishing 5th in the Constructors' Championship and well behind 4th-placed Force India . Sergey Sirotkin will be a "surprise" in 2018 and should ...More..

Free flu vaccines offered by state; first clinic today in Whitehall
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Free flu vaccines offered by state; first clinic today in Whitehall

Until last week, the dominant flu virus in Arkansas was H3N2, a type A virus that usually causes more illness than other viruses and mutates faster, making vaccines less effective against it. Flu strains mu...More..

Supreme Court Reduces Tamil Nadu's Water Share
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Supreme Court Reduces Tamil Nadu's Water Share

In effect, Tamil Nadu will now get 404.25 tmcft of Cauvery water , instead of the 419 tmcft allotted to the state by the CWDT. The reduction in the quantum of the Tamil Nadu's share of Cauvery water by 14....More..

$560M Powerball victor losing $14K a day in interest
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

$560M Powerball victor losing $14K a day in interest

The victor could have remained anonymous had the ticket been signed in the name of a trust, but Jane Doe was not aware she could do that before she wrote her own name. Cavanaugh said he understands the woman's ...More..

Researchers successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice giving hope to human trials
by | Friday, February 16, 2018

Researchers successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice giving hope to human trials

This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including memory issues characteristic of dementia patients. The deletion of just a single enzyme saw the near total reversal of the deposition of amyloid plaq...More..