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Variety owner buys Rolling Stone

Penske wants to keep the brand operating as a consumer print publication, while leveraging its brand value to expand his reach into the B2B segment and further improve the brand's digital presence. On Wednesday, Wenner in a prepared statement said that he was proud of the accomplishments the magazine has made the last 50 years. "We believe that Penske Media is uniquely qualified to partner with ... [Full Article...]

'Grave Political Provocation': Pyongyang Rejects US WannaCry Attack Allegations

'Grave Political Provocation': Pyongyang Rejects US WannaCry Attack Allegations Thomas Bossert, homeland security adviser to President Donald Trump, has said the USA has determined that North Korea was responsible for a ransomware attack that disrupted computer systems worldwide in May. The United States and South Korea have accused North Korea of launching a series of cyberattacks in recent years, though the North has dismissed the accusations. [Full Article...]

Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder

Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced to life imprisonment for wife's murder Ilyasi later claimed that Anju had committed suicide after an argument. Suhaib Ilyasi has been sentenced to life in prison for the crime of murdering his wife, Anju. Additional Sessions Judge S K Malhotra pronounced the quantum of sentence in the case. The court also noted that Ilyasi couldn't give any plausible explanation as to why there were no cut marks on Anju's clothes. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine Crew members spotted a "debris field" and launched a small boat to investigate - only to find drug packages surrounding the entangled sea turtle. He said he witnessed "significant chafing from the lines on his neck and flippers", according to the Miami Herald . [Full Article...]

McKayla Maroney files suit against MSU, US Olympic Committee

McKayla Maroney files suit against MSU, US Olympic Committee Maroney has accused the USOC of covering up its knowledge of Nassar's misconduct as part of a "culture and atmosphere that conceals known and suspected sexual abusers" in papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. Maroney later spoke out anyway, and USAG quickly attached itself to her disclosure, which Maroney says was done for PR reasons. "At times, I was unsure whether I would open her bedroom ... [Full Article...]

U.S. government lifts ban on controversial virus research

U.S. government lifts ban on controversial virus research Critics say such "gain-of-function" research still risks creating an accidental pandemic. The government undertook a three-year moratorium on Tuesday to fund research into ways in which some viruses can become more aggressive and spread, announcing a new plan to evaluate applications for the study of these and other harmful pathogens. [Full Article...]

First gene therapy for inherited disease gets FDA approval

First gene therapy for inherited disease gets FDA approval The treatment would help those with Leber congenital amaurosis, a rare genetic retinal disease. "Without this gene therapy, they will eventually go blind", New Holland resident Sam Beiler said of his daughters age 16 and 4. To be worthwhile, a gene therapy should offer a long-lasting treatment for a disease, perhaps even a cure. The most common adverse reactions from treatment with Luxturna in... [Full Article...]

Baby Born From Record-Breaking 24-Year-Old Frozen Embryo

Baby Born From Record-Breaking 24-Year-Old Frozen Embryo Tina Gibson marveled at the technology that allowed her to carry and deliver a child 24 years after the embryo was created. A Tennessee couple has welcomed a baby girl who grew from an embryo that had been frozen for 24 years. Benjamin and Tina Gibson first contemplated embryo adoption last August, and by December the couple were en route to being matched with an embryo. NEDC Lab Director Caro... [Full Article...]

American Red Cross hosting blood drives to save lives before Christmas

American Red Cross hosting blood drives to save lives before Christmas It's Red Cross' way of saying thanks for helping patients around the country. These blood drives come at a crucial time of year for the Red Cross, as donations tend to decline during December, especially around the holidays. "Seriously ill patients in Liverpool will need blood this Christmas and they will rely on the generosity of people making time to donate now". To encourage donations, all ... [Full Article...]

Ohio Health Department Raises Flu Activity Level To 'Widespread'

Ohio Health Department Raises Flu Activity Level To 'Widespread' The U.S. Preventative Task Force even added that health care professionals don't need to ask about egg allergies at all when offering the flu shot to patients. The nasal spray vaccine provides good protection for children against influenza and is most effective if given before flu starts to circulate. Some 23,000 people die in the US each year as a result of the flu, mostly vulnerable parts of t... [Full Article...]

There Are No Banned Words — CDC Director

There Are No Banned Words — CDC Director The Post's new report builds on its Friday report that the CDC had been told it could the phrases "evidence-based" and " science-based " in documents being prepared for the 2019 budget. An unnamed Health and Human Services official also told the health news website Stat that it wasn't accurate to say that CDC staff was prohibited from using the seven words. [Full Article...]

White House officially blames North Korea for massive 'WannaCry' cyberattack

He said North Korean hackers were still at work last week, and were shut down by a retaliatory response by the USA and others. Affected computers had generally not been patched with security fixes that would have blocked the attack. In November 2014, North Korea hacked Sony Pictures' networks, disrupting computer systems, stealing and releasing corporate emails and demanding that the studio cancel... [Full Article...]

Newlyweds Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are in New Delhi. See photos

Newlyweds Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are in New Delhi. See photos Following the announcement of their grand union, the couple was showered with greetings and wishes on social media. While we didn't see celebs attend the wedding in Tuscany, Italy, the receptions are going to be glamorous affairs with the who's who from the world of cricket and entertainment turning up to congratulate the young couple. [Full Article...]

Delhi Metro's Magenta Line crashes into wall during trial run, no injury

Delhi Metro's Magenta Line crashes into wall during trial run, no injury The Kalkaji Mandir is the only underground station of the nine on the Magenta line. This will save half an hour and the distance will be covered in just 50 minutes. These trains will be brightly lit and will have videos guiding passengers on their routes. The action plan includes running six-coach trains on the line, with fully functional and automated platform screen doors similar to the Jubile... [Full Article...]

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London

Church of England appoints first female bishop of London She has previously served on Church committees trying to cope with allegations of sexual abuse - an issue that continues to cause top-level rifts among Anglicans. The Rt Rev Robert Atwell, Bishop of Exeter, said: "I am delighted for Bishop Sarah and for London, though I am desperately sorry to lose her". It also has influential conservative set, comprising of people from the Anglo-Catholic and e... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe army leaves streets a month after Mugabe's ouster

Zimbabwe army leaves streets a month after Mugabe's ouster The ZANU-PF then appointed Mnangagwa to the presidency. Commander Zimbabwe National Army Lieutenant General Philip Valerio Sibanda said the controversial operation has achieved its goal to apprehend criminals around the former President Mugabe and there is now change of guard in the country's leadership. [Full Article...]

Oil crisis worsens as PENGASSAN begins nationwide strike

Oil crisis worsens as PENGASSAN begins nationwide strike Following the sack of its workers by Neconde Energy Services Ltd, PENGASSAN had at the weekend threatened that it was going to commence strike on Monday midnight. Comrade Obi added that the Minister of Labour and the union therefore, agreed to endeavor to resolve anti-union posture by other indigenous companies and marginal field operators while a meeting was fixed for second week of January 2018 ... [Full Article...]

Police bust prostitution racket In Hyderabad, Bollywood actress arrested

Police bust prostitution racket In Hyderabad, Bollywood actress arrested Telugu film actress Richa A Saksena, 24, of Mumbai was rescued at Hotel Taj Deccan, Banjara Hills and Subhra Chatterjee , 20, of North 24 Parganas, West Bengal was rescued from Hotel Taj Banjara. Thereafter, two more persons, including the actresses in question, were arrested from another lavish hotel in the same area. According to reports, police conducted raids on luxurious hotels - Taj Decca... [Full Article...]

Can't accept preconditions for talks with North Korea: Rex Tillerson

Can't accept preconditions for talks with North Korea: Rex Tillerson In the meantime, the U.S. will continue a campaign to pressure North Korea diplomatically and financially, he said, as North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations looked on. Tillerson said the country is already experiencing shortages and an increase in fuel prices. Pyongyang has continued to test nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in violation of U.N. [Full Article...]

Stop the flu before it stops you

Stop the flu before it stops you The Department of Health and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the best way to protect against flu viruses is to get a flu shot vaccine. "This strain is present in this year's vaccine, but it's not a complete match, so we are anticipating a hard flu season". The age recommendation for "Flulaval Quadrivalent" has been changed from 3 years old and older to 6 months and older ... [Full Article...]


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