Oxford university students told to use 'ze' instead or 'he' or 'she'

Oxford university students told to use 'ze' instead or 'he' or 'she' The move, outlined in a students' union leaflet , is meant to stop transgender students being offended. The Sunday Times's story on gender-neutral pronouns was also picked up and reported on by Russia Today , The Times of India , and The Huffington Post . [Full Article...]

Liquor Shops on Highways Should be closed From April 1

The Supreme Court directed authorities to stop granting licenses to highway liquor shops with immediate effect and said all existing registrations would be cancelled by March 31, 2017, setting a deadline of April 1 for their closure. In GHMC limits, they had paid Rs 1.08 crore to set up a liquor shop and Rs 40 lakh for a bar. It asked chief secretaries of the state governments and police chi... [Full Article...]

Wells Fargo scandal spreads to Prudential insurance

Wells Fargo still doesn't have a credible plan for winding down its operations without taxpayer help if it should start to fail, federal regulators said Tuesday , putting new restrictions on the San Francisco bank's ability to expand into new business areas. [Full Article...]

John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95

An estimated 100 million television viewers watched as his Mercury-Atlas rocket rose from the pad and fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter, stationed at Mission Control for the flight, said "Godspeed, John Glenn". It has been said that President John F. Kennedy felt he could not risk sending Glenn into space a second time. Glenn is to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington , D.C. [Full Article...]

Alabama's Lane Kiffin Agrees To Take FAU Job

As soon as the news broke, UAB fans were fantasizing about what could be a unique match of wits: Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin coaching against their man Bill Clark. "He simply wanted to be the next head coach of FAU more than anyone else we talked to, " Chun said . Kiffin was hired by the Oakland Raiders as head coach at the age of 31 in 2007. [Full Article...]

CSX train hits 2-year-old Florida child

CSX train hits 2-year-old Florida child The 26-year-old woman was airlifted to the hospital in serious condition, but is stable. Williams and Madison sustained minor injuries after jumping into the water in a bid to save their lives. "If you have train tracks going through your yard, it's not a play area. It's not a auto, it's not a bicycle", the sheriff added. "They were both hit by the train". [Full Article...]

Giants alerted NFL that Steelers used deflated balls

The NFL claims that the footballs weren't jeopardized, so the reported PSI below the 12.5 limit is what happens in every cold weather football game. We have absolutely nothing to hide. It appears not, but they did check the Pittsburgh Steelers' footballs on the sideline during their December 4th match-up. The NFL has hand-waved the problem with a short statement saying that the Giants didn't file ... [Full Article...]

The Link between Loneliness and Cancer

Smith SG, Sestak I, Howell A, Forbes J, Cuzick J. Menopausal symptoms as predictors of long-term adherence in the International Breast Cancer Intervention Study (IBIS-1). Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. More than 90% of the women were Caucasian and did not have a personal history of heart disease. [Full Article...]

From Longhorn to Bull: Strong is new South Florida coach

From Longhorn to Bull: Strong is new South Florida coach In addition to the head football coach vacancy at the University of South Florida, Strong was considered a strong candidate to join Taggart's coaching staff at the University of Oregon. The 56-year-old Strong has deep roots coaching in the state of Florida. "We are especially excited to welcome Charlie Strong to the University of South Florida", Genshaft said. [Full Article...]

High near 51 degrees Monday in Oklahoma City

High near 51 degrees Monday in Oklahoma City Northwest winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Calm wind becoming north, northeast around 6 miles per hour after midnight. Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Tonight: Mostly cloudy, a 50 percent chance of snow with areas of blowing snow, west winds 5 to 15 miles per hour and a low of 7 above. [Full Article...]

Unhappiness linked more to poor health, broken relationships not money problems

Unhappiness linked more to poor health, broken relationships not money problems Eliminating depression and anxiety would reduce misery by 20 percent while eliminating poverty would reduce it by five percent. It found that although average incomes have more than doubled over the past 50 years, people have not become any happier. [Full Article...]

Ireland is World's sixth worst corporate tax haven says Oxfam

Ireland is World's sixth worst corporate tax haven says Oxfam Ireland is part of a toxic global tax system servicing the very wealthiest while ordinary people pay the price and lose out on essential public services. The final five were the Bahamas, Jersey, Barbados, Mauritius and the British Virgin Islands. "There is no victor in this race to the bottom on corporate tax", Oxfam Australia senior economist Muheed Jamaldeen said releasing the research on Mond... [Full Article...]

Brace yourselves, there's a new 'Fifty Shades Darker' trailer

The film is a sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey , which ended awkwardly, I might add. The trailer, which was recently released by the makers, has a thrilling and horror touch to it, which makes you keen to watch the film. FS Fifty Shades Darker new trailer shower sceneNo more secrets, no more rules. Christian couldn't resist her beauty and independent spirit, either. [Full Article...]

Life expectancy drops in USA for the first time since AIDS crisis

For the first time in more than two decades, life expectancy for Americans declined previous year - a troubling development linked to a panoply of worsening health problems in the United States. The rate of cancer deaths decreased 1.7 percent, and influenza and pneumonia deaths were unchanged. "There are a lot of things happening at the same time", S. [Full Article...]

Acura, Honda models earn IIHS safety ratings

Acura, Honda models earn IIHS safety ratings The 2017 Audi A4 earns a Top Safety Pick + rating for the second consecutive year, when equipped with optional LED headlights with high beam assist (2.0T Prestige models only), as do Q5 with available adaptive cruise control and adaptive Xenon headlights (3.0T Prestige models only). [Full Article...]

A Brighter Outlook Could Translate To A Longer Life

The study looked at more than 70,000 women aged between 58 and 73 and asked participants to rate their own optimism, or lack thereof, on a scale of 1 to 24, the BBC reports. For example, recent studies have shown that optimism can protect your immune system ; Harvard Medical School even reported that it can even help to lower blood pressure and reduce risk of heart attack. [Full Article...]

Twenty-First Century Fox approaches Britain's Sky for takeover

Twenty-First Century Fox approaches Britain's Sky for takeover Nasdaq-listed 21st Century Fox already owns a 39.1 percent stake in Sky, whose main five markets are Austria, Britain, Germany, Ireland and Italy. The independent directors of Sky said certain material offer terms remain under discussion and "there can be no certainty that an offer will be made by 21st Century Fox, nor as to the terms of any such offer". [Full Article...]

Tests confirm e-cigarettes more unsafe than perceived, US

Eighty-one percent of kids cite flavors as a driving factor for use of e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes are devices that turn nicotine liquid into a vapour. The rule requires almost every e-cigarette on the market - and every different flavor and nicotine level - to submit a separate application for federal approval. [Full Article...]

Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants

The dengue virus, which is carried by the same mosquito as Zika, has been detected in the Rio Grande Valley in past years. With her are from left, Raymundo Hernandez, 50, Esmeralda Hernandez, 45 and their son, Franco, 14. " We are closely following all babies born to mothers who test positive for Zika infection and will connect parents to available services to improve their child's quality of life... [Full Article...]

Maine Pearl Harbor Survivor Returns for 75th Anniversary

Maine Pearl Harbor Survivor Returns for 75th Anniversary Abe's visit to Pearl Harbour will come seven months after Obama became the first serving US president to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima, where the United States dropped an atomic bomb in the closing days of the war in 1945. "We traditionally invite as many people as we can, and look at how sparse the crowd was today", Harper said . "Almost 75 years after a day that would help define their e... [Full Article...]

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