Ponderosa Fire near Oroville burns 2500 acres, destroys homes

CAL FIRE: 10 residences and 20 outbuildings have been destroyed. An evacuation is in place along Lumpkin Road from the Enterprise Bridge to Lake View Terrace. It was not immediately clear how many homes and other structures were threatened by the wil... More..

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App scans selfies for signs of cancer
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

App scans selfies for signs of cancer

The symptoms of this disease don't often reveal themselves until it is well progressed, and it carries a five-year survival rate of just nine percent. Co-author Dr. Jim Taylor , a professor in the UW Medicine ...More..

Harvey Leading To Higher Gasoline Prices Across NE Oklahoma
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Harvey Leading To Higher Gasoline Prices Across NE Oklahoma

Numerous affected refineries in the Houston area, however, still are underwater, and evaluations have not yet begun. Corpus Christi refineries have reported no major damage and have begun the process of resta...More..

Famed T. rex 'Sue' Will Get New Look at Chicago's Field Museum
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Famed T. rex 'Sue' Will Get New Look at Chicago's Field Museum

Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History announced Wednesday that it will become home to world's largest dinosaur and the museum put it in the main hall next year where world's famous dinosaur fossil nicknamed...More..

Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Two people test positive for West Nile virus in Guelph

Following several days of heavy rain and flooding in the Houston metro area from Hurricane Harvey , parts of Texas and Louisiana along the Gulf Coast will face an increased risk of mosquito-borne illnesses, su...More..

Abbott Issues Software Update Amid Risk of Pacemaker Hacking
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Abbott Issues Software Update Amid Risk of Pacemaker Hacking

Once the hacker has control, they can rapidly deplete the battery or alter the pacing, putting the health of patients who rely on their pacemakers at risk. Installing physicians should make sure that the new so...More..

Chancellor Merkel calls on Turkey to release jailed German citizens
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Chancellor Merkel calls on Turkey to release jailed German citizens

Merkel conceded, however, that European Union law may not have been sufficient to deal with the massive refugee influx, and that issues such as distributing refugees more evenly across the European Union must...More..

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles

Agbeni between March 1 and August 3 this year, including 12 children aged 5 years or younger. Till now there are no cases of any deaths recorded, but it was reported that around 16 patients have been hospitalis...More..

by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Two Matches Announced for Next Week's "Smackdown Live"

This week on " Smackdown Live ", two matches were announced for next week's show: Randy Orton vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the #1 contendership to the Smackdown World Title and Natalya vs. After a brief scuffl...More..

Manchester to experience rainfall from 'Harvey' remnants
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Manchester to experience rainfall from 'Harvey' remnants

Highs generally mid 80s. Look for widespread showers and thunderstorms Thursday-Saturday with some heavy downpours. There is only a slight rain chance on Thursday . Temperatures will climb back into the mid to...More..

Swine Flu death toll increases to 29, totally 297 people infected
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Swine Flu death toll increases to 29, totally 297 people infected

The Telangana government stated that it had witnessed sixty-eight reported cases of swine flu infection in the first 20 days of August, triggering an alarm. "Barik, who was tested positive for H1N1 infection,...More..

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Kenya bans plastic bags in bid to fight pollution

Several other countries in the region have passed laws to either ban or penalize the production and use of the bags. In Rwanda, where the ban has been in effect since 2008, people smuggle plastic bags i...More..

Newborn declared dead:Doctors get into verbal spat
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Newborn declared dead:Doctors get into verbal spat

The reason behind the verbal spat, which was loaded with Hindi expletives, has not yet been identified. The anaesthetist, Dr Tak, reportedly tried to have a junior doctor carry out tests, which Dr Nainwal did n...More..

SC likely to hear Aadhaar cases in first week of November
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

SC likely to hear Aadhaar cases in first week of November

Diavn pointed out the judgment of Supreme Court in Privacy matter. Tax payers will have to link their PAN with Aadhaar by the stipulated deadline, which is this month-end, as the Supreme Court ver...More..

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey

They will continue to match animals with new homes in order to make room for more emergency rescue dogs. Many Texans grabbed not only their valuables but also the dogs, cats, birds and other pets as they fled...More..

Toronto sports fans react to the Air Canada Centre name change
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Toronto sports fans react to the Air Canada Centre name change

It's the end of an era in Toronto as Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) announced that they've reached a 20-year, $800 Million deal with Scotiabank to rename the Air Canada Centre (ACC) to the Sco...More..

Smallpox vaccine seized at one stem cell clinic, FDA warns another
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Smallpox vaccine seized at one stem cell clinic, FDA warns another

Four vials were sealed and one was partially used. Now doses are reserved for people at risk for smallpox, including members of the military who may have to face a bioterrorism event. And in a warning letter ...More..

Stetson DB Nicholas Blakely dies during practice
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Stetson DB Nicholas Blakely dies during practice

The Stetson Hatters will open their season on the road on September 2 against Sacred Heart. A Stetson University football player died Monday after collapsing during practice. Coach Roger Hughes informed...More..

How Diezani forfeits N7.6b to Federal Government
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

How Diezani forfeits N7.6b to Federal Government

In a statement issued by the Secretary to the Commission, Emmanuel Aremo, the anti-graft agency said "it remained committed to the rule of law, as this was paramount in the fight against corruption". The musici...More..

Gilead Seeks Diversification Into Immuno-oncology Space With $11.9 Billion Kite Buy
by | Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Gilead Seeks Diversification Into Immuno-oncology Space With $11.9 Billion Kite Buy

Among 20 analysts covering Kite Pharma (NASDAQ: KITE ), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. The shares were purchased at an average price of $110.08. 30 funds opened positions ...More..