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Times Square rampage: Three still critical, driver charged with murder


A law enforcement official says a auto that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Times Square killed one person and injured about 20 others. TOPSHOT - A police officer tries to take pictures of the scene as other police officers secure the area near a auto after it plunged into pedestrians in Times Square in NY on May 18, 2017 . Read More »

Students hurt when school bus flips in hit-and-run crash


Lancaster Mennonite spokesman Gary Hiller said the bus was carrying 12 high school students, one middle school student and one Locust Grove elementary student. The crash happened at around 7:50 a.m. Wednesday on Route 30 near the intersection of Route 896, close to Fulton Steamboat Inn in East Lampeter Township. Read More »

Avocado hand is the latest British epidemic


It's true that slicing around the avocado and removing the big pit can be tricky if you don't know what you're doing, and apparently, these amateur chefs are doing some serious damage to their hands in the process. Three-time Academy Award-winning actress Meryl Streep is among those who have cut themselves while slicing avocados, E! Fortunately, medical professionals are finally taking steps to tackle this very real problem - just like coal workers suffer from black lung, and office ... Read More »

Sushi lovers at risk of parasites in fish


Freezing or cooking doesn't make for palatable sushi , but to give an example of what damage the parasite can inflict, the study, published yesterday in the journal BMJ Case Reports , talks about a "previously healthy" 32-year-old who became violently ill after he ate raw fish . Read More »

Bottas was always going to be quick, says Hamilton

Mercedes' main rival Ferrari was again adrift, albeit closer than it had been in the morning session, Kimi Raikkonen leading the team's effort with a time three tenths off the pace. In Russia previous year Ferrari was 0.7 seconds off pole, but it fell to 1.1 seconds behind in Barcelona . "Really developing the auto, making it move forward to try and win this championship". Read More »

State Department tells Americans to stay away from North Korea


The CIA and the U.S. White House declined to comment on the statement from the North's Ministry of State Security last week. The State Department issued a sharp warning to Americans on Tuesday (May 9) against travel to North Korea after the arrest of a fourth USA citizen, cautioning against the "serious risk" of lengthy detention and "unduly harsh sentences". Read More »

India to play Champions Trophy


Former president N Srinivasan attended the SGM via Skype but refrained from speaking about a pull-out after gauging the general mood. Find us on Facebook too! The Champions Trophy will commence from next month, June 1 in England and Whales. Read More »

Iowa governor signs 20-week abortion ban amid legal challenge


Not far away at the Iowa Judicial Building, paperwork was being filed by attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union asking the state Supreme Court to reverse a decision a day earlier by Polk County Judge Jeffrey Farrell rejecting their request to halt implementation of the law until the matter can be decided at trial. Read More »

Terror Link: Two Suspected ISI Agents Arrested From Mumbai, Faizabad


The capture came after the UP ATS yesterday captured another speculated ISI specialist, Aftab Ali, child of Wajid Ali, from Faizabad. Javed used to get instructions from Pakistan and at his behest Qureshi often deposited money in Aftab's bank account, an ATS official said after doing the duo's interrogation. Read More »

Ewe, get a womb! Docs grow baby lambs in shrink-wrap plastic bags

Researchers have designed a womb-like device that could allow premature babies to develop their lungs and organs in the critical few weeks that remain before they face the outside world. The baby lambs in the study were equivalent in age to 23-week-old human infants. They were euthanised so the researchers could suss their organs and determine the effectiveness of the artificial womb . Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »