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Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile, no damage reported
- April 26, 2017

Buildings swayed in several large cities, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Chile is no stranger to massive earthquakes. A powerful magnitude 7.1 natural disaster has struck off Chile's central coast but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. (more...)
Cavaliers looking forward to respite before conference semis
- April 25, 2017

Rockets 113, Thunder 109: Nene scored 28 points on ideal shooting from the field, and Houston grabbed a 3-1 lead in its first-round playoff series against Oklahoma City. As you can see, Lance was definitely feeling himself, getting amped up for the one-on-one chance with James, who was at his best at times during this series. (more...)
Trump's dairy rant is uninformed. So what else is new ?
- April 25, 2017

Premier Christy Clark has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to formally request additional Employment Insurance coverage, funds for tree planting work and loans to forest companies as Canada braces for border taxes and trade barriers from U.S. (more...)
Xi urges restraint on N. Korea in phone call with Trump
- April 25, 2017

President Trump has described the Obama administration refugee deal as "dumb". "This is the largest scale United States military presence in Australia after World War 2", the newspaper reported on Monday. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the call between the two presidents was the latest manifestation of their close communication, which was good for both of their countries and the world. (more...)
Cows to have Unique Identification Number, Supreme Court told Cows to have Unique Identification Number, Supreme Court told
- April 25, 2017

The ambitious project will be concluded by the end of this year and comes at a cost of Rs 148 crore. "A nodal officer may be appointed as the Registrar of Cattle Premises, appointed in each state under the Registration of Cattle Premises Rules, 1978, under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) Act", says the report . (more...)
Diet drinks 'associated with dementia and stroke' Diet drinks 'associated with dementia and stroke'
- April 24, 2017

He also warned that although no relation was found between sugary drinks and an increased risk of dementia or stroke , consumers should not consider them a "healthy option". Previous studies have also found that people who regularly drink diet drinks are often more at risk of obesity , developing Type 2 diabetes , heart disease , heart attack and heart failure , and this is often more so than their full-fat drinking counterparts. (more...)
Everton, West Ham play to scoreless draw
- April 24, 2017

The Premier League match between West Ham and Everton will be broadcast on NBCSN. While the entertainment value may have improved slightly, the quality in the attacking third certainly did not as neither side could muster a real clear-cut chance as the final 20 minutes approached. (more...)
Rep. Chris May Raises Awareness For Organ Donation Rep. Chris May Raises Awareness For Organ Donation
- April 24, 2017

Riley can not talk about or comment on Joel's case, but she said organ donation is powerful by the numbers alone. "We're excited to partner with Penn State Hazleton", she said. "If no decision has been made, and the family says no to organ donation, that's it". "He's not only our hero, but he's a hero to many other families because he donated his organs". (more...)
Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit
- April 23, 2017

Attorneys representing the quarterback filed a motion on Friday, stating that "relevant evidence" was intentionally omitted to create the impression that Manning was complicit in a game-used memorabilia scheme, per ESPN . "I'm just more angry than anything of having to deal with it and knowing that I've done nothing wrong and still being attacked". But backed by an anger rooted in belief in his complete innocence, perhaps even buoyed by the complete non-involvement of anyone from the ... (more...)
Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino
- April 22, 2017

No, they f*cking hate them. "Please don't get it". And since then, other Starbucks works have piled in. He continued, "If you love us as baristas, don't order it!" "It is so hard to make one right after the other and people are coming in left and right!" They company nailed the look of the drink and even put thought into giving it "magical qualities" like changing colors and taste when you stir the drink. (more...)
Man arrested over Borussia Dortmund team bus attack
- April 22, 2017

The bombing wounded one player, central defender Marc Bartra, who had to have surgery on his arm and wrist and will be out of action for several weeks. The explosives contained metal pins, which after the explosion were found as far as 250 meters (275 yards) away. The match was postponed for 24 hours and travelling fans were offered a place to stay for the night by Borussia Dortmund supporters on social media. (more...)
FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
- April 22, 2017

Codeine is used to treat mild to moderate pain and to reduce coughing. Additionally, the FDA recommended breastfeeding mothers not use codeine and tramadol medicines "due to possible harm to their infants". On Thursday, the FDA said it will require that prescription drugs containing codeine or tramadol carry a warning on the label against using them in children under 12 or in women who are breast-feeding . (more...)
Study links diet soda to higher risk of stroke, dementia
- April 22, 2017

The team analysed approximately 4,000 participants over the age of 30 and examined them using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and cognitive testing to measure the relationship between beverage intake and brain volumes as well as thinking and memory. (more...)
Unilever raises prices and sales as it fights back from Kraft bid Unilever raises prices and sales as it fights back from Kraft bid
- April 22, 2017

The challenge facing the industry is that some cost increases are provoking consumers to reduce purchases: Nestle said higher pricing weighed on shipments in Europe and also at its baby-food unit. That compares to analysts' estimates of 2pc, according to a consensus compiled by the company, and growth of 2.2pc in the fourth quarter and 3.2pc in the third quarter. (more...)
WestJet announces plans for ultra-low-cost carrier
- April 21, 2017

It is uncertain whether the project will operate as a fully certificated stand-alone unit or as a virtual carrier using its parent's Air Operator's Certificate (AOC). Gregg Saretsky, WestJet President and CEO, added how current trends in the airline industry has carved out a completely new niche, that of the ULCC . (more...)
$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US
- April 21, 2017

The city wants to encourage 160,000 of the 900,000 New Yorkers who smoke to quit. The mayor says over 80 percent of children in New York City were accepted to the school of their choice. You could soon pay more for cigarettes in New York City. Council Member Fernando Cabrera, who introduced the bill to create the licensing requirement for e-cigarette retailers, described the proposal as "a major step to limit the use of e-cigarettes, which are unsafe nicotine delivery systems that can ... (more...)
Minnesota police set up elaborate 'trap' on 4/20 day Minnesota police set up elaborate 'trap' on 4/20 day
- April 21, 2017

The message quickly lit up Twitter, where it was retweeted more than 29,000 times as of early Thursday afternoon. On April 20 - or 4/20 - marijuana advocates around the world gather to celebrate, in a variety of ways, the cannabis plant. An attached photo showed an officer standing with a large net behind various "munchies", Mountain Dew and video games. Last year, the WPD set up a similar scene in which it made fun of attempting to catch pot smokers. (more...)
Malia Obama's Stalker Detained After He Proposes To Her Malia Obama's Stalker Detained After He Proposes To Her
- April 20, 2017

A lovesick Brooklyn man was detained for stalking former First Daughter Malia Obama in Washington D.C. and the Big Apple in an attempt to get her to marry him, sources said Wednesday. Cardosa was then interviewed by Secret Service agents on April 13 in his apartment in Brooklyn. While the casual warm-weather look may be quite a departure from the more staid summer style that both she and sister Sasha sported previous year when their father was still in office, it's only the latest in a ... (more...)
Doctor charged with genital mutilation kept behind bars over Kenya, India ties Doctor charged with genital mutilation kept behind bars over Kenya, India ties
- April 19, 2017

Nagarwala, who is an emergency room physician at a hospital, was investigated after the authorities received a tip-off. Nagarwala is part of the Dawoodi Bohra community, an Islamic sect originally from India that has a mosque in Farmington Hills, Michigan. (more...)
World Health Organization holds regional consultation on Depression World Health Organization holds regional consultation on Depression
- April 19, 2017

Depression affects 86 million people in South-East Asia region, the WHO said today while lauding India for passing the Mental Healthcare Bill recently and asked nations to scale up mental health services quality. A lot of the country still views depression , and other mental health issues, through an antiquated lens. World Health Day will be observed this coming Friday, April 7. (more...)
UCLA's Meb Keflezighi takes 13th in Boston - his final marathon
- April 18, 2017

Among the notables in this year's field is Kathrine Switzer, who will have a much easier time of it than she did 50 years ago when she was the first woman to officially compete in the race. "The wind is so important", Hug said. "It's my last [Boston] Marathon - what do I have to worry about? Everything was fantastic today". According to WTOP , she'll run the 2017 Boston Marathon at age 70 with more than 100 runners from " 261 Fearless Inc.", a global non-profit organization dedicated ... (more...)
Gorillaz announces Red Rocks show, tour Gorillaz announces Red Rocks show, tour
- April 18, 2017

Gorillaz announced tour dates this morning, six years after the release of their last studio album, The Fall . The show is the part of the group's tour behind its forthcoming fifth album, " Humanz ", due out April 28. Tickets for III Points go on sale online this Friday, April 21st, but locals can get their hands on them as soon as Thursday in person at the Anderson , beginning at 3 pm. (more...)
Drug Take Back Day is April 29 Drug Take Back Day is April 29
- April 18, 2017

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is set for April 29, but at the Twin Peaks Sheriff's Station every work day is drug take back day. All unused or expired medication can be brought to the lobby of the police station. Saturday, April 29. Nationally, the Drug Enforcement Agency and its partners collected over 366 tons of prescription drugs at nearly 5,200 sites previous year. (more...)
Xherdan Shaqiri scores a wonder goal to seal Stoke victory Xherdan Shaqiri scores a wonder goal to seal Stoke victory
- April 17, 2017

Silva will assess the fitness of key defender Harry Maguire, who remains doubtful due to a knee injury which kept him out of last week's 3-1 defeat at Manchester City, despite returning to training on Wednesday. But the equaliser Hull deserved arrived just six minutes after the restart. The Potters were in front early on when Marko Arnautovic latched onto a ball inside the box and lashed a strike into back of the net via the crossbar. (more...)
Bottas takes first ever pole for Bahrain GP
- April 17, 2017

Vettel's 44th win lifted him to 68 points, with Hamilton second on 61. Ironically, Hamilton then exited the pits behind Ricciardo before spearing past the Red Bull when the race resumed following a crash between Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz. (more...)