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United Kingdom charity suspends operations in Afghanistan

United Kingdom charity suspends operations in Afghanistan All other staff have been safely rescued from the office. The U.N. has said children are disproportionate casualties in the Afghan conflict, in a country, which already has some of the highest infant and maternal mortality rates in the world. [Full Article...]

In Talk: Mahesh Babu's Voice

In Talk: Mahesh Babu's Voice As the Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, playing the upright Bharath, he speaks in a voice that oozes probity every bit. The audiences are eagerly waiting for this first oath of Superstar. On Republic Day, the first look of the film was unveiled on social media, along with a powerful audio message where Mahesh Babu takes his oath as CM. [Full Article...]

What Does The Data Behind AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) Suggest?

AK Steel has a 1 year low of $4.00 and a 1 year high of $9.19. Moreover, State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.01% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS ). The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . The firm has "Underperform" rating given on Monday, October 26 by Bank of America. [Full Article...]

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday For the past 5 days of trading, the stock has seen a move of 1.07%. About 6.74M shares traded. Btg Pactual Asset Mgmt has invested 0.47% of its portfolio in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). The United Kingdom-based Legal And General Gru Public Ltd Company has invested 0.42% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). First Tru owns 12,281 shares. [Full Article...]

Play stopped due to dangerous Wanderers pitch

Play stopped due to dangerous Wanderers pitch It's also worth noting Law 6.4, which says: 'The pitch shall not be changed during the match unless the umpires decide that it is risky or unreasonable for play to continue on it and then only with the consent of both captains, ' reported Cricbuzz explaining the cricket rule for this situation. [Full Article...]

Bears Burned in California Wildfires Healed with Fish Skins

Bears Burned in California Wildfires Healed with Fish Skins The bears, along with a young mountain lion that had less serious injuries, were treated by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife after the recent Thomas wilfdires that swept through Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The experimental tilapia treatment was extended to the two newcomers as well. It also misstated wildlife officials' plans for the mountain lion. He'll go to a wildlife re... [Full Article...]

Tributes pour in for The Fall leader Mark E. Smith

Tributes pour in for The Fall leader Mark E. Smith News of his death was reported on The Fall's Twitter page and on the website of the band's record label, Cherry Red Records . He was known for his tempestuous relationship with his bandmates, and frequently fired them - there have been 66 different members over the years, with a third of them lasting less than a year. [Full Article...]

Flu kills at least 46 in South Carolina

Flu kills at least 46 in South Carolina Thirty-seven children have died because of flu-like illness. Raul Pino, Department of Public Health commissioner, said the vaccines will be available across the state Saturday. The virus has also hit hard this season in IL, where more than 1,000 people have been hospitalized in intensive care for the flu . The CDC warns the number could grow in the coming weeks. [Full Article...]

Parents shouldn't provide teens with alcohol

Parents shouldn't provide teens with alcohol While the impact of the quantity of alcohol supplied by parents is yet to be published , the latest study reveals that even sips of alcohol given by parents double the odds of children receiving alcohol from other sources in the subsequent year, with the impact even greater if parents supplied whole drinks. [Full Article...]

Health Ministry encourages citizens to get flu vaccine

Health Ministry encourages citizens to get flu vaccine That's because the first week or so of a flu infection appears to make you much more susceptible to a heart attack, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine . "If you're up north, and there's a blizzard, it's harder to avoid someone who is sick because you're all brought together", Petersen said. Flu shots are available at pharmacies, including Walgreens and Wal-Mart,... [Full Article...]

Tampa Father, Businessman Dies In Deadly Kabul Hotel Attack

Tampa Father, Businessman Dies In Deadly Kabul Hotel Attack CMI, an independent development research institute, said Strand had been brought to safety immediately. Four gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in Afghanistan Wednesday, killing at least five people and wounding 25, not including the assailants, officials said. [Full Article...]

New flu deaths signal increased danger in North Carolina

New flu deaths signal increased danger in North Carolina A spike in cases and rise in flu-related deaths between December and January has set the stage for the current flu season to become the most severe in more than a decade. "We are now seeing a mix of flu types, including the H3N2 strain that circulated last winter in the United Kingdom and then in Australia". While getting the flu jab could help to lower your risk of infection, there are other wa... [Full Article...]

Baby Boomers Hit Hard By Flu As Cases, Deaths Rise

Baby Boomers Hit Hard By Flu As Cases, Deaths Rise This flu season, 37 children have died from flu around the country. In Wisconsin and neighboring Iowa and MI, flu activity was on the low end of the high level, with traffic in Wisconsin highest in the northern half of the state, according to the state Department of Health Services. [Full Article...]

Health Officials: More Birth Defects in US Areas With Zika

Health Officials: More Birth Defects in US Areas With Zika Brenda Fitzgerald said in a written statement. Researchers aren't 100-percent sure if the defects are Zika-related, saying most of the mothers weren't tested for the virus while they were pregnant. An additional 581 had neural tube defects, 262 had eye abnormalities and 662 had some other form of central nervous system dysfunction. Zika is spread primarily by the bite of an infected mosquito, mo... [Full Article...]

UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi

UN Chief Condemns Double Bombing in Libyan City of Benghazi Human Rights Watch said the killings shown in the video would "constitute war crimes" while Amnesty International said the video shows "the horrifying consequences of the rampant impunity that exists in Libya". The country is now split between rival governments and parliaments based in the western and eastern regions, each backed by different militias and tribes. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes Remember Threats And Avoid Them In Future

Mosquitoes Remember Threats And Avoid Them In Future Mosquitoes will also blood feed from other hosts when their preferred is no longer abundant, but the mechanisms mediating these shifts between hosts, and preferences for certain individuals within a host species, remain unclear. Ultimately, the researchers claimed that the mosquitoes without dopamine had less neural activity than their dopamine counterparts and were actually less equipped to learn... [Full Article...]

Flu season concern for young children

Flu season concern for young children The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that all Americans older than 6 months get a flu vaccine each year unless they have had a severe allergic reaction to the flu vaccine or one of its components in the past. People also should wash their hands frequently, avoid touching their faces, cover their cough and stay at home when sick to avoid spreading the illness and have the bes... [Full Article...]

Health department blames flu for 11 deaths this season

Health department blames flu for 11 deaths this season According to data supplied by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Muskogee County had the sixth highest number of hospitalizations in the state so far this season for the period from September 1 through January 23. "When there are high levels of the H3N2 strain circulating, there tends to be more severe illness and a higher number of deaths", Foo said. "We do not yet know how effective th... [Full Article...]

Gov. Cuomo announces multi-state coalition seeking to block GOP tax reform

Gov. Cuomo announces multi-state coalition seeking to block GOP tax reform Gov. Dannel Malloy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of NY and Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey say they have a strong argument to prove the tax legislation is unconstitutional. On Tuesday, the Republican-led Senate passed a bill to decouple the state deductions from the federal plan. The governors said they are formulating a plan on how and when to file a lawsuit. [Full Article...]

'An Ex-Jailbird': Siddaramaiah's Latest Dig at BJP Chief Amit Shah

'An Ex-Jailbird': Siddaramaiah's Latest Dig at BJP Chief Amit Shah Karnataka's Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday called Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah "an ex-jail bird" a day after Shah said that the Congress leader and corruption were two faces of the same coin. BJP sources claimed that Shah's rally was attended by close to 50,000 people, ignoring the bandh call. "More than 20 RSS-BJP karyakartas have been murdered in the state in last 4 ... [Full Article...]


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