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Iraqi offensive resumes to retake Mosul from Islamic State, prime minister says Iraqi offensive resumes to retake Mosul from Islamic State, prime minister says
- February 21, 2017

The main focus of Monday's operations was to secure an area south of the Al-Buseif airport. "They're desperate", Ali, a Rapid Response officer, said in the village of Al-Buseif as helicopters flew overhead, tracking the last IS militants attempting to flee. (more...)
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka grab last ball win; Twitter reacts Australia vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka grab last ball win; Twitter reacts
- February 20, 2017

The touring side needed 48 runs off the last three overs to clinch the series and Gunaratne, who smashed five sixes and six fours, led them home. Australia's ostensible home advantage against Sri Lanka was diminished at the MCG on Friday night by two factors: the unsettled and makeshift nature of the Twenty20 team with the Test team concurrently preparing in India, and the enormous amount of support for Sri Lanka from a large Melbourne expatriate population. (more...)
Burnley 0-1 Lincoln City
- February 20, 2017

However, Barton put in a host of poor performances under Mark Warburton before being banished to the shadows for a bust-up with the manager and fellow players. Millwall followed Lincoln's lead by overcoming the 52nd-minute dismissal of Jake Cooper to sink a Leicester team showing 10 changes thanks to defender Cummings's last-gasp strike. (more...)
Trump promised to unify the country. Instead, it's more polarized than ever Trump promised to unify the country. Instead, it's more polarized than ever
- February 19, 2017

Rasmussen, which has traditionally found results that are more positive for Republicans than other polls , seems to be an outlier among major polls, with Gallup also giving Trump a lower 41 percent approval rating in its most recent weekly average. (more...)
Italian Restaurant Offers Discount For Well-Behaved Kids Italian Restaurant Offers Discount For Well-Behaved Kids
- February 18, 2017

Ferrari said the behavior of the table of 11, which included five children, warranted the discount and told The Guardian he believes 30 percent of parents dining at his restaurant for lunch that Sunday did not know how to control their children. (more...)
Spotify Relocating Its US Headquarters
- February 17, 2017

According to Gutierrez, Spotify most of the new jobs Spotify is adding-which are said to number over 1,000-on will be in the fields of marketing and engineering. The Swedish music streaming service, founded in 2006, is one of Europe's most highly valued venture-backed startups. Spotify is moving to the city that never sleeps. (more...)
US Political Climate Leading to Stress
- February 17, 2017

Until past year, people used to report that anxiety came from personal life issues, such as money and work. While 72 percent of Democrats were stressed by the election result, only 26 percent of Republicans drew anxiety from Trump's win, the Hill reports. (more...)
Flu cases on rise during past 2 weeks
- February 17, 2017

And up to 70 percent of those who were hospitalized for flu-related symptoms were over 65. Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, Acting County Health Officer at the Florida Department of Health in Jackson County stated, "Getting vaccinated is the single most effective way to protect yourself and your family from getting the flu". (more...)
Study Links ADHD to Neurological Disorder, Not Behavioral Issues
- February 17, 2017

The first author, geneticist Martine Hoogman of Radboud University in the Netherlands, said the amygdala "is a structure that is not so well known to be implicated in ADHD". The study hopes to create more empathy for children with ADHD. "We hope that this will help reduce stigma that ADHD is "just a label" for hard children or caused by poor parenting", said the study's leader author, Martine Hoogman of Radboud University Medical Center in the Netherlands, in a statement reported by ... (more...)
Alabama restaurant, 5 chefs named James Beard Awards semifinalists Alabama restaurant, 5 chefs named James Beard Awards semifinalists
- February 16, 2017

Kris Komori, chef de cuisine at State and Lemp in Boise, joins chef Laurent Zirotti , of Fleu de Sel in Post Falls, in the running for Best Chef: Northwest. netted 21 Beard semi-finalist nominations. The list will now go to an independent volunteer panel of more than 600 judges across the country - including restaurant critics, food editors and past winners - who will narrow it down to five finalists in each category. (more...)
Rats Infect Residents In The Bronx With Leptospirosis Rats Infect Residents In The Bronx With Leptospirosis
- February 16, 2017

Representatives from the city's health department were stationed in the lobby of 750 Grand Concourse Tuesday night, where they handed out notices to tenants warning them of the cluster of cases. Officials said they planned to hold an emergency meeting Wednesday night to inform the NY community about leptospirosis and just how deadly it can be, said NBC 4 News . (more...)
Police kill burglary suspect in Louisville, Kentucky Police kill burglary suspect in Louisville, Kentucky
- February 15, 2017

Once that first floor was cleared, the three officers moved upstairs. In the body camera footage, you can see Young holding an object. Officer Braun then fell backwards, causing him to shoot his own left hand as he was falling. The officer was taken to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment and potentially surgery after he was shot once through the hand. EMS was called, the coroner responded and pronounced Young dead at the scene. (more...)
How to dance if you want to seem attractive, according to study How to dance if you want to seem attractive, according to study
- February 14, 2017

They removed all physical features before showing 200 people the video. After determining the five highest and five lowest dancers, two observers trained in the biomechanical analysis of human movement then surveyed these clips and identified which joint angles were best distinguishable among the dancers. (more...)
Hundreds Of Syrian, Iraqi Refugees Admitted To US Since Trump Order Halted Hundreds Of Syrian, Iraqi Refugees Admitted To US Since Trump Order Halted
- February 13, 2017

On Twitter, one of his favorite platforms for getting his message across, the President wrote: " Our legal system is broken! ". The unanimous ruling from the three-judge panel means citizens of the seven majority-Muslim countries were able to travel to the USA, despite Trump's executive order . (more...)
This drug just got the FDA's OK -- and an $89K price tag
- February 13, 2017

People who have DMD eventually lose the ability to carry out activities on their own and are wheelchair bound by the time they reach their early teen years. Former head of Turing Pharmaceuticals Martin Shkreli was accused of illegally manipulating the price of life-changing drugs. "Marathon is committed to working closely with payers to meet the patient and payer needs for acceptable access to Emflaza". (more...)
Based cheesemaker's listeria concerns forces recall of Meijer, Sargento brand products
- February 12, 2017

Sargento has also recalled four other products made on the same packaging line out of an abundance of caution. Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese with a sell-by date of June 11, 2017. Our unwavering commitment to safety is at the core of everything we do at Sargento. Food and Drug Administration is investigating the source and extent of the contamination and determining how many retailers received these batches of cheese. (more...)
Assad: My responsibility Restoring Stability to Bring Refugees back to Syria
- February 11, 2017

However, Assad could not estimate how numerous refugees were terrorists - but he added "you don't need a significant number to commit atrocities". On allowing global organizations to visit the prison and inspect the allegations, Assad said that such approval relies on the credibility of the organization, "because they could use such a visit to demonize the Syrian government more and more, like what is happening now". (more...)
These Are the Two Republicans Who Voted Against DeVos These Are the Two Republicans Who Voted Against DeVos
- February 11, 2017

Betsy DeVos was confirmed by the Senate as education secretary on Tuesday, squeaking through thanks to a history-making vote by Vice President Mike Pence. She is a champion of charter schools which are being funded publicly but are operating outside the state school systems. " Betsy DeVos is a reformer, and she is going to be a great Education Sec. (more...)
CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders Investigated Over Reports They Worked Out Johnny Manziel CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders Investigated Over Reports They Worked Out Johnny Manziel
- February 11, 2017

Albeit, without the championship. However, the team has now denied that report, saying it's completely false. The 2012 Heisman Trophy victor has been out of football for an entire season after being released by Cleveland on March 11, 2016. (more...)
Maharashtra government is on notice period, says Uddhav Thackeray
- February 08, 2017

Patel's anger against BJP is well known and after his meeting with Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray, there are talks that he might campaign for Shivsena in Brihanmumbai Municipal corporation election 2017. Stating that he is happy to be in Maharashtra, Patel said, "Like I admire Bhagat Singh, I am also a fan of the late Balasaheb Thackeray. I will finish the BJP in upcoming Gujarat assembly poll and will show the unity of the Patidar community", he said. (more...)
Teen girl thrown to her death from ride in China Teen girl thrown to her death from ride in China
- February 07, 2017

Meanwhile, park workers allowed Gan and her 9-year-old cousin to get on the ride, despite regulations against children under 12 or under 120 centimeters boarding the ride which made full 360-degree rotations. In addition, the Chengdu city-based manufacturer was ordered to conduct further safety checks. The teen was reportedly at a fairground in Zhaohua Park in Fengdu county when she was killed. (more...)
Little Fiona is one hungry, hungry hippo Little Fiona is one hungry, hungry hippo
- February 07, 2017

With the way she's eating, little Fiona may not be small for long. Zoo officials in a Sunday afternoon blog post asked the public to "keep the positive vibes coming". "Her premature lungs absorb Carbon dioxide when she holds her breath (dive reflex) and cause oxygen levels to dip", officials explained. The zoo explained that Fiona was being nursed close enough to mom Bibi and dad Henry that they could all hear and smell each other. (more...)
Motivation Monday: Women's heart health
- February 07, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has tips to help make it easier to choose healthy foods, which in turn could help to lower risk factors for heart problems. The good news is that science is devoting a lot of attention to heart disease, and increasingly acknowledging the need to divide research along gendered lines, so we're getting better at dealing with it. (more...)
Trump Sanctions Continue US Chest Beating Against Iran Trump Sanctions Continue US Chest Beating Against Iran
- February 06, 2017

Some of those affected are based in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and China. "Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile". Most sanctions that apply to US entities remain in place. Flynn said some of Iran's "provocative" behavior included the ballistic missile launch and an attack conducted by Iran-supported Houthi militants on a Saudi naval vessel on Monday. (more...)
Major chewing tobacco brands recall dozens of products Major chewing tobacco brands recall dozens of products
- February 06, 2017

Smokeless Tobacco Company's cans made at a separate facility were not affected by the recall, Altria said . Included in the recall are products from Cope, Copenhagen, Husky and Skoal. The agency says anyone who has one of the recalled cans can return it for a refund. The Food and Drug Administration said adverse reactions or quality problems can be reported to the FDA Center for Tobacco Products safety reporting portal . (more...)