Ortom declares three-day mourning for victims of herdsmen

Killings by herdsmen have been on the rise since New Year in Nigeria's Benue state , where relations between herdsmen and farmers remained tense, while other states including Kaduna, Kwara and Rivers have also recorded such killings. Governor Ishaku... More..

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SCOTUS Grants Reprieve in Racial Death Penalty Case
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

SCOTUS Grants Reprieve in Racial Death Penalty Case

Black folks and 2. He was quickly sentenced to death by a unanimous jury. Thomas said the court was swayed by the "odious" remarks in Gattie's statement, but should have focused on procedural problems with Th...More..

The 10 best jokes from Seth Meyers' Golden Globes monologue
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The 10 best jokes from Seth Meyers' Golden Globes monologue

The host took potshots at Weinsteins infamous modus operandi of sexually harassing women. "The fact that Scott completed the film in time to show it to Globes voters might have been reason enough for them to ...More..

Officials Direct Hundreds To Hepatitis A Vaccination After Scare At 7-Eleven
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Officials Direct Hundreds To Hepatitis A Vaccination After Scare At 7-Eleven

Health officials say the possible exposure occurred when an infected employee worked while ill and potentially handled certain items in the store. The store has since been sanitized, the health department sai...More..

ASU Online programs among top ranked in the country
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

ASU Online programs among top ranked in the country

The Medical University of SC ranked third for the best online nursing program, while the University of SC tied for fifth with George Washington University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Texa...More..

Why atrocities on Dalits, minorities, farmers: jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Why atrocities on Dalits, minorities, farmers: jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani during Hunkar rally at Parliament street in New Delhi on Jan 9, 2018. The rally, which began around 1 pm just a few metres away from the Parliament Street police station, witne...More..

2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

2 arrested in connection with Sena leader Ashok Sawant's murder

He has served as a corporator for two-terms from Samata Nagar in Kandivli . Police arrived at the scene of the crime and collected samples for forensic examination, and are also examining whether there were ...More..

How Alcohol Mutates Stem Cells And Damages Chromosomes
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

How Alcohol Mutates Stem Cells And Damages Chromosomes

Lead author Ketan Patel explained that some cancers occur when the stem cells' DNA is severely damaged. In the study , published January 3 in the Nature journal, the researchers gave mice diluted alcohol...More..

No, it isn't too late to get a flu shot
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

No, it isn't too late to get a flu shot

Most hospitals reported that they have instituted, or will soon put in place, visitation restrictions barring children and finding other ways to limit the number of people visiting hospitalized patients. The la...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Microsoft's 'Meltdown' updates are reportedly bricking AMD PCs

The update was delivered through Windows Update to a "quite pre-historic" computer, specifically running on the AMD Athlon X2 6000+, which was released a decade ago. KitGuru Says: AMD's CPUs aren't quite ...More..

Exercise Rx for repairing couch potatoes' hearts
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Exercise Rx for repairing couch potatoes' hearts

The team investigated the effects of a training regime consisting of four to five workouts per week, each session lasting around 30 minutes plus warm-ups and cool-downs. They said the aerobic exercise regimen s...More..

Six county residents died of influenza in last two weeks
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Six county residents died of influenza in last two weeks

As Alabamians continue to recover from the flu doctors are hoping to slow the spread by encouraging folks to stay home from work as long as possible. State health officials on December 27 were prompted by the...More..

Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Centre requests Supreme Court to withdraw national anthem in movie halls order

The court also said that the exemption for disabled from standing in cinema halls during National Anthem shall remain in force. It said the committee has to consider a wide range of issues relating to the...More..

Google Doodle honours Nobel Prize victor Har Gobind Khorana
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Google Doodle honours Nobel Prize victor Har Gobind Khorana

Khorana moved to the Institute for Enzyme Research at the University of Wisconsin In 1960. He went on to earn undergraduate and master's degrees in chemistry at Punjab University, followed by a doctorate in o...More..

USC OC Tee Martin interviewed for Oakland Raiders coaching vacancy
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

USC OC Tee Martin interviewed for Oakland Raiders coaching vacancy

That led to the decision to fire Del Rio following his third season and go hard after Gruden, who reportedly will get a 10-year contract worth an estimated $100 million. He spent the last eight years working as...More..

Flu Sufferers Pack California Emergency Rooms, Death Toll At 27
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Flu Sufferers Pack California Emergency Rooms, Death Toll At 27

Health officials said Texoma is in the middle of the flu season. This year's strain takes a deeper toll on seniors - especially those with underlying illnesses - health officials say. -3:30 p.m.at all three h...More..

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

The latest reports state 41 cases of infection in Canada, 17 of whom needed to be hospitalized and one of whom has died, while one individual has also died in the United States. Whole genome sequencing was bein...More..

Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

LeBlanc's health nearly immediately took a turn, at first in the form of respiratory distress and a rash that made it appear as though LeBlanc was having an allergic reaction to the meal. LeBlanc was exposed to...More..

IIT Delhi girl Chhavi Gupta, 20 others score 100 percentile in CAT
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

IIT Delhi girl Chhavi Gupta, 20 others score 100 percentile in CAT

In order to ensure fairness and equity in comparison of performances of the candidates across different test sessions, the scores of the candidates shall be subjected to a process of Normalization . The next s...More..

Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

Blood donations typically slow down over the holidays because high schools and colleges are off throughout most of those months and don't schedule blood drives at those times. Individuals who are 17 years of ag...More..