Week 15: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints [Game Thread] Week 15: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints [Game Thread]
- December 25, 2016

The odds were stacked against the New Orleans Saints. If that contributes to the Saints avenging a 16-11 loss at Tampa two weeks ago in the Saints' lowest scoring game of the season remains to be seen. Instead, Martin has rushed for just 421 yards and three touchdowns. Just last week Bucs coach Dirk Koetter defended Maritn, saying he was "running hard" when asked about his lack of production. (more...)
School girl's version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah causes social media frenzy 0 School girl's version of Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah causes social media frenzy 0
- December 25, 2016

Kayleigh sang a rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" that will give you the chills when you hear it. Her principal Colin Millar said Kaylee has come a long way since joining the school. UTV went to meet Kaylee and she described how happy and excited it made her just to be singing. However, the lyrics are now being used to cover the song by the choir, and a good thing too. (more...)
Order of Malta to Pope Francis: Stay out of our internal affairs
- December 25, 2016

According to a statement from the Grand Magistry of the Sovereign Order of Malta, "The replacement of the former Grand Chancellor is an act of internal governmental administration of the Sovereign Order of Malta and consequently falls exclusively within its competence". (more...)
Stevie Wonder Avenue is made offical in Detroit
- December 23, 2016

Originally named Milwaukee and Woodward avenue, the street has now been christened Stevie Wonder Avenue, much to the delight of the crowd in attendance at the ceremony. I am so thankful and filled with gratitude that the city where I grew up would give me a forever moment-a moment that is captured on Milwaukee Avenue and in my heart. (more...)
Light therapy 'treats early prostate cancer'
- December 22, 2016

When the red laser is switched on, it activates the drug to kill the cancer and leaves the healthy prostate behind. The scientists saw other differences in outcomes too: According to the study, nearly half of the VTP group were in remission two years after their treatment, compared to only 14 percent of the non-treated men in the other group. (more...)
Girl shot dead in vehicle by friend
- December 22, 2016

Yogesh and Shubham worked as property dealers and resided in Tuda Mandi in Najafgarh area, while Nitin was preparing for UPSC entrance examination. Shubham had fled from the vehicle. The relatives of the victim said that she had met Nitin at a private tuition class she attended in preparation for her law degree course. Later, Shubham and Puja had an argument in the vehicle, before the shot was sacked. (more...)
Texas Moves To Cut Planned Medicaid Funding From Planned Parenthood
- December 22, 2016

In his initial notice to defund Planned Parenthood a year ago, Bowen cited vague "reliable information of illegal billing practices" at PP's Texas clinics, an allegation that is conspicuously absent from the state's final notice to axe the organization's Medicaid funding this week. (more...)
Analysts Opinions on: Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD) Analysts Opinions on: Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD)
- December 21, 2016

G4S PLC (LON:GFS) yesterday was the subject of a new research report issued by Exane BNP Paribas in which it was retained as "Underperform" by analysts at the firm. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Alumasc Group plc (ALU) Given "Buy" Rating at FinnCap" was originally reported by Community Financial News and is the propert of of Community Financial News. (more...)
AG's new charges include two with Lansing ties AG's new charges include two with Lansing ties
- December 21, 2016

Six more state workers in two departments were charged with felonies in July for allegedly covering up reports of high lead levels in the Flint drinking water supply. Flint switched back to the previous water system in October 2015 and federal regulators say that filter tap water is now safe to drink, but still recommend bottled water for young children and pregnant women. (more...)
This is Waymo's self-driving Chrysler minivan This is Waymo's self-driving Chrysler minivan
- December 20, 2016

They've also gobbled up miles in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' facilities in MI and Arizona. Now being outfitted with self-driving technology, the 100-vehicle fleet is expected to hit streets in 2017. He also revealed that a number of prototypes have already undergone a range of tests, including over 200 hours in extreme weather situations. "As consumers' transportation needs evolve, strategic collaborations such as this one are vital to promoting a culture of innovation, safety and ... (more...)
In Israel Troops kill Palestinian in clash
- December 20, 2016

Israel's United Hatzalah releases a message congratulating its International Committee member Mr. David Friedman on his recent appointment by President Elect Donald Trump to the position of US Ambassador to Israel. Egypt offers the United States military priority passage through the Suez Canal and overflight rights, while Saudi Arabia reportedly provides bases for U.S. (more...)
Fire Kills at Least 23 Horses at Kentucky Horse Training Center
- December 20, 2016

Center owner Eric Reed says 36 horses were inside the barn and several were saved before the building started to collapse. Reed thanked his staff, who he said ran "into a blazing hell to try and save these animals, risking their lives", and the horse community in general: "It was a huge comfort to have the super friends and helpers some of which I had never met, come to Mercury yesterday and help with food, coffee, hugs and supplies". (more...)
Drinking Bath Oil Causes Dozens Of Deaths In Siberia Drinking Bath Oil Causes Dozens Of Deaths In Siberia
- December 20, 2016

At least 15 remain hospitalized in serious condition, officials said. The committee said the bath lotion contained methanol, which can be fatal if consumed internally, instead of regular alcohol, or ethanol. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is calling for a ban on such substances. The Russian Government has called for an end to sales of the infusion and similar products containing alcohol, and also called for tighter regulation of the alcohol market in the wake of the deaths. (more...)
NES Classic Edition is back in stock in 'limited quantities' at GameStop
- December 18, 2016

However, there is likely a small amount to give away, and interested buyers are advised to act quickly. "We have limited quantities of Nintendo NES Classics coming to our stores today and tomorrow", reads a GameStop press release . It's clear that the NES Classic Edition has struck nostalgia-fueled gold with consumers. But going by the stats provided by industry tracker NPD (National Purchase Diary), Nintendo has officially sold over 196,000 pieces of money-making nostalgia bait to it's ... (more...) moves sign up deadline to 11:59 PM PST Monday moves sign up deadline to 11:59 PM PST Monday
- December 17, 2016

The surge in sign-ups this week prompted the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to extend the deadline for getting coverage that would begin on January 1. "Momentum building. Americans want coverage", Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell tweeted on December 14. The record tally, announced by President Obama at his year-end news conference Friday, continues the strong enrollment this fall following Donald Trump's November 8 election victory. (more...)
Aging may be reversible, mice study shows Aging may be reversible, mice study shows
- December 17, 2016

Aging brings with it a multitude of illnesses: cardiovascular diseases , cancer, and neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's , among others. The induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells , which are already being tested in trials, can multiply and transform into any cell type in the body. (more...)
Whipped cream shortage before the holidays? Don't panic! Whipped cream shortage before the holidays? Don't panic!
- December 17, 2016

Pie and no whipped cream? Conagra Foods, owners of the Reddi-Whip brand say an issue at a company that provides the gas used in the cans has created a shortage of whipped topping. The Coffee Bean , a nationwide cafe chain, also confirmed on Twitter some stores were out of whipped cream. The Boston-area sign indicated that shipments of nitrous oxide were en route from Europe, but, echoing the purchasing association, that medicinal nitrous oxide would be resupplied first. (more...)
Heathrow chaos on the cards as BA cabin crew votes for strikes Heathrow chaos on the cards as BA cabin crew votes for strikes
- December 17, 2016

The action could begin December 21, and would include 2,500 Unite members who operate both short- and long-haul routes for British Airways from Heathrow. He added that low pay was not just indefensible but a safety issue for aviation. Crew simply can't afford to stay. "Thirty per cent of the Mixed Fleet crew have been with the company for just under a year", Smith said in Unite's statement. (more...)
Now what? Legislators planning changes to Wisconsin's recount law Now what? Legislators planning changes to Wisconsin's recount law
- December 16, 2016

A US judge on Friday rejected a request by supporters of President-elect Donald Trump to stop a vote recount in Wisconsin, where the Republican won by more than 27,200 votes in the November 8 election, according to court documents. Overall, the 25 seconds offered by CBS stood in marked contrast to the seven minutes and 26 seconds devoted to the recount over four days of evening newscasts at the onset of Stein's push and the 36 seconds devoted to her campaign prior to the recount coverage. (more...)
India top court bans all liquor shops along highways
- December 16, 2016

The Head-court bench headed by Chief Justice of India T S Thakur delivered a judgment to shut liquor shops for the safety of the general public. A look at road accident figures from previous years reveals that these numbers have been on the rise. (more...)
Oxford U Uses "Ze" in Show of Tolerance
- December 16, 2016

According to Oxford University's behavior code, using the wrong pronoun to define a transgender person is an offence. 'It is good to have gender-neutral pronouns for those who want them but it shouldn't be compulsory. The union clarified that the resources referred to by numerous reports covering the issue were likely support materials used by student leaders and welfare representatives, which remind students of the "importance of not assuming the pronouns of their peers while also aiming to ... (more...)
California to probe sale of Prudential insurance through Wells Fargo California to probe sale of Prudential insurance through Wells Fargo
- December 15, 2016

The bank also reportedly failed to meet its fair lending requirements under the Community Reinvestment Act, which could land it in more hot water with the OCC. The FDIC slapped the largest American bank with two sanctions: the bank can not establish worldwide bank entities or acquire non-bank subsidiaries. Wells Fargo said it took the regulators' initial findings of deficiencies "very seriously" and that the company "took several steps" to address the problems. (more...)
Obama, politicians mourn death of John Glenn
- December 14, 2016

John Glenn and the Friendship capsule he went into orbit in. "He announced his impending retirement in 1997, 35 years to the day after he became the first American in orbit, saying, "There is still no cure for the common birthday". Glenn was born in 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio and studied engineering at Muskingum College while earning a private pilot's license. Glenn's journeys into space sandwiched his time as a public servant. (more...)
CSX train hits, kills Florida child, 2; injures baby sitter CSX train hits, kills Florida child, 2; injures baby sitter
- December 14, 2016

It happened just before noon near Pattie Rd. and Paul S. Buchman Highway. Hunter Fink died from his injuries. The 2-year-old, Hunter, and his 4-year-old sister were walking by the tracks with the babysitter and an adult male, Cody Williams, investigators said. (more...)
Alabama's Lane Kiffin agrees to become coach at Florida Atlantic
- December 14, 2016

One man who wanted so badly to hit the reset button on his head coaching aspirations that he would (reportedly) leap at this offer (after bigger jobs at OR and Houston were unattainable). "Getting close", FAU athletic director Patrick Chun tweeted from the airport in Tuscaloosa on Monday, with a picture that included an Owls visor Kiffin's preferred headgear. (more...)