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Swansea vs Stoke 22nd April 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions


Casual play at the back nearly cost Stoke early on, but Bruno Martins Indi recovered to prevent Gylfi Sigurdsson cutting the ball back to Llorente in the six-yard box. As Swansea pushed on for a third, so Butland was forced to pull off a wonderful save from another long range effort from the increasing influential Carroll. Read More »

Elite men, bulk of field start Boston Marathon

Marcel Hug won Boston for the third time , outpushing 10-time champion Ernst Van Dyk down Boylston Street and finishing in 1:18:04 to beat the course record and world best by 21 seconds. In 1967, Katherine Switzer , became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon . The American drought reached nearly three decades from the time Lisa Larsen-Weidenbach won in 1985 until Meb Keflezighi ran down Boylston Street to raucous chants of "U-S-A!" in 2014, the year after the ... Read More »

West Virginia governor drops actual bull manure on state's budget


Making comparisons to the budget and overal state of legislative action, Justice unveiled a "nothing burger", a mayonaise sandwhich and an analog for bull dung. Lawmakers would need a two-thirds majority to override the governor's veto. 'The Republicans passed this budget and called and called and called and said: "Surely you are going to veto this because we don't want to own it". Read More »

MMJ Regulation Bill Has Seen Many Amendments So Far in Montana Legislature

The bill would have put the issue on the 2018 ballot. The unclassified misdemeanor would have included a fine up to $1,000 per violation. Republicans in the House killed a bill that would have granted a 1 percent raise in each of the next two years, but lawmakers say the raise could be inserted into a separate Senate bill. Read More »

US Panel Changes Recommendation on Prostate Cancer Screening


The new statement also recognizes that the decision on whether or not to have a PSA test should be specific to each individual and an informed decision following a conversation between a man and his physician. Bibbins-Domingo said she thinks "it's highly unlikely that a reduction in screening led to a rise in metastatic disease", primarily because of the timing. Read More »

What are your experiences of HIV prevention drug PrEP?


Watty Gaffney began taking Prep in January and says it seemed "a natural way to move forward" to protect his health. Known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (Prep), it will be used in the NHS to prevent the spread of the virus among high-risk groups as well as people who have an HIV-positive partner. Read More »

Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG) has a 52-Week High of $4.42


The share price of the company (LON:ARBB) was up +2.18% during the last trading session, with a high of 1490.80 during the day and the volume of Arbuthnot Banking Group shares traded was 1951. Shore Capital Upgrades Lloyds Banking Group plc (LYG ) to Buy with no specific Price Target . The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0%. Read More »

Rice was within legal rights to 'unmask' Trump associates


Eli Lake reported for Bloomberg News on Monday that Rice was behind the requests to unmask the identities of members of the Trump transition team inadvertently caught up in intelligence signals intercepts. The unmasking of the identities of USA citizens, which would more typically be redacted in documents pertaining to such surveillance, requires fulfillment of two criteria, according to testimony from Rogers. Read More »

Obama aide Rice denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

She was responding to reports alleging she sought to "unmask" any Trump officials who cropped up in foreign surveillance reports. "The smoking gun is that President Trump said he was wiretapped", he elaborated on MSNBC. "I leaked nothing to nobody". Imagine how it would have gone over if another Rice - Bush National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice - had asked for the unmasking of Obama transition officials. Read More »

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. and head of the conservative Freedom Caucus, called the administration's new measure for compromise "a solid idea". Some among Trump's closest allies are urging him to abandon hard-liners in the Republican conference and strike a deal with Democrats on health care and on other issues. Read More »

One team in London? I respect all clubs - Conte responds to Wenger

His message for the City game was plain. "I believe as well we are in the position where we do not have to find easy excuses". There was a smile, a bit of humour as well; there were also plenty of questions, asked from all possible angles, but try as they might, the journalists gathered at Arsene Wenger's pre-match press conference on Thursday could not get an answer out of the Arsenal manager. Read More »

'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism

She wishes Julia had been around years ago when he was " Sesame Street " age. Julia makes her television debut next month which is also Autism Awareness Month. "They might not have been anxious when he cried". "The thing Sesame Street has done so great over the years is to show the differences of all of us", said Jason. Read More »

The 'World's Strongest Coffee' is Now Available in the States


That's skirting the maximum 400mg per day that the Mayo Clinic recommends for "healthy adults". One 12-ounce cup claims to have three times as much caffeine as a regular cup of Starbucks joe, which may be the answer to kicking our 3-a-day grande latte habit to the curb. Read More »

Pregnant Giraffe Keeps Anxious Viewers Waiting


She has not gone into active labor yet, but when the "countdown to calf" began two days ago , we started perking up waiting for the next update and it has arrived. Why is April's mate, Oliver, kept separate from April? But in all seriousness, giraffes keep their pregnancies low profile, instinctively hiding signs of labor from predators who might harm their newborns. Read More »

Breast implants linked to rare form of cancer, FDA finds


The disease, a form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), is believed to have killed at least nine people with silicone and saline implants - but the FDA is investigating 350 additional reports . Symptoms of the implant-linked cancer include lumps, pain and swelling. Breast implants have been confirmed to increase the risk of cancer, regulators have confirmed . Read More »

House schedules vote on ObamaCare replacement bill


Republicans remain deeply divided over their USA healthcare overhaul, Trump's first major legislative initiative and one that aims to make good on his campaign pledge to repeal and replace the healthcare plan put in place by his Democratic predecessor, Barack Obama. Read More »

Somali official says pirates open fire on local naval forces


The director of Puntland's anti-piracy agency, Abdirizak Mohamed Ahmed, said they were not aware of any threats issued by the pirates against the crew. Steed said the pirates had left the Aris 13 ship, which was on its way to the port city of Bossaso in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, on the northeastern tip of Somalia. Read More »

Taiwan's Taoyuan airport named as having best airport staff


The 2017 awards were based on 13.82 million airport survey questionnaires that were completed by 105 air travellers of different nationalities during the survey period. Singapore Changi Airport has beaten off significant competition from its rivals to retain its crown as "The World's Best Airport " in the Skytrax World Airport Awards in 2016 - for the fifth year in a row. Read More »

Suspect arrested after intrusion into White House grounds


Tran is a San Jose State University graduate. When an agent questioned the intruder, he said he was Trump's friend and had an appointment. He was charged with entering restricted grounds while carrying a unsafe weapon. According to Secret Service officer Wayne Azevedo, in a complaint filed in US District Court, in the letter, "Tran mentioned Russian hackers and said he had information of relevance". Read More »

Surgery helps world's heaviest woman shed weight


Eman is in India for the lifesaving surgery thanks to her sister Shaimma Ahmed, who past year launched a social media campaign drawing attention to her sister's plight. "Her smile has come back". According to her team of doctors, they will now focus attention on dealing with emerging medical issues associated with her weight loss surgery before she is due to return to Egypt. Read More »

What TSA's New 'Intimate' Pat-downs Will Mean for Travelers


Those selected for pat-downs will go through a comprehensive physical screening, which will include more rigorous searches that will be more thorough and intimate than before. "Security is very important so do whatever is necessary to have a safe flight", traveler Judy Powell told WLS . "It includes the breasts, the buttocks, the groin area", stated TSA Regional Spokesperson, Mark Howell. Read More »

Korea to stop importing eggs from USA on bird flu outbreak


Department of Agriculture officials say what could have been a major bird flu outbreak at the Tennessee border with Alabama may have been contained due to quick action. The source of the Lincoln County virus has not yet been determined. Only processed poultry products such as pasteurised eggs and canned chicken products, which have been heat treated to eliminate the bird flu virus, are excluded from the suspension. Read More »

Tottenham, Man City win to put pressure on Chelsea


Strike Harry Kane struck twice to take his tally to 14 goals in 12 matches while midfielder Dele Alli deftly added Tottenham's third, after Romelu Lukaku had given Everton hope of a late comeback. Jermain Defoe hit the post for Sunderland early on before Aguero tapped in City's opener three minutes before half-time. Everton lost against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday. Read More »

Male nurse 'secretly made videos of naked female patients'


Lower Makefield detectives obtained a search warrant and found 18 videos of women nude or partially nude while receiving light treatment at the facility, according to court records. The additional charges are three counts of filming a nude child, three counts of criminal use of a communication facility, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and 34 counts of invasion of privacy. Read More »

Medical group warns against teen use of marijuana

Parents may indulge themselves-or have fond memories of getting high in their youth-but they should still treat childhood and teen marijuana use as a serious problem, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) report released yesterday . Read More »

Health department investigating mumps cases at UA


That group of young adults is more likely to engage in behaviours and activities in which mumps spreads easily, like playing on sports teams where water bottles might be shared, living in dormitories in close conditions and sharing drinks and food in bars, she said. Read More »

South Africa High Court blocks Zuma's ICC withdrawal


Mojapelo added that government decisions must be based on "the expressed authority of the constitution". Under the Rome Statute , South Africa as an ICC member has an obligation to arrest anyone sought by the tribunal. "We really hope that this judgment does create breathing space for government to reconsider and perhaps to come up with a reasonable approach". Three African states - South Africa, Gambia and Burundi - a year ago signalled their intention to quit the ICC. Read More »