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4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash

4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash The death toll in the Sunday morning road accident near Delhi-Haryana border involving six national-level weightlifters climbed to five after one of the two seriously injured sportsmen died at the AIIMS here. Police said that they were driving towards Karnal in Haryana after the birthday celebrations of one of the occupants of the auto. Police are also probing the angle of drunken driving. [Full Article...]

Trump administration drops Obama-era easing of marijuana prosecutions

Trump administration drops Obama-era easing of marijuana prosecutions Jones said Session's decision is contrary to good law enforcement practice for the federal Department of Justice to waste time and resources going after legitimate cannabis businesses and consumers in California. "California voters chose to legalize adult use of cannabis in 2016". Session's memo repeals that Obama-era policy. Troyer says his office has always focused on prosecuting marijuana cri... [Full Article...]

Tottenham Hotspur manager hits back at FA Cup claims

Tottenham Hotspur manager hits back at FA Cup claims With this in mind, Wimbledon have been handed an incredible chance to write themselves into history as they travel to play Tottenham at Wembley. While their run has been impressive, they still find themselves 21 points short of Manchester City at the top of the table, with their Premier League title challenge left in tatters. [Full Article...]

Following criticism, SBI looks at revising minimum balance amount and penalty

Following criticism, SBI looks at revising minimum balance amount and penalty As a result, between April and November 2017, the bank had netted a windfall of Rs 1,771.67 crore, which is more than its second-quarter profit, as penalties from customers for non-maintenance of MAB, finance ministry data showed. If MAB falls between Rs 2,999 and Rs 1,500, then the account holder will have to pay Rs 30 as penalty. As per the current rule of SBI minimum required balance, the cus... [Full Article...]

Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Isaiah Thomas Should 'Want' Celtics Tribute

Why Stephen A. Smith Believes Isaiah Thomas Should 'Want' Celtics Tribute It is expected that the franchise will look to honor IT in their next meeting with the Cavaliers on February 11 when he is likely to be in the lineup. Pierce responded to the idea of a dual tribute on Thursday's episode of " The Jump " on ESPN, and he didn't seem too happy about it. "I wanted my family to experience the love and appreciation this city and this organization was going to give me... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels The scattered fragments of the shot down missile caused minor damage to private property of a citizen in the Najran region while there was no loss of life, according to Col. The United States, a long-time ally of Saudi Arabia, has said Iran manufactured a missile fired by the Houthis towards Riyadh's worldwide airport in November. [Full Article...]

Flu cases tripled this year at Erlanger

Flu cases tripled this year at Erlanger The number of flu-related deaths recorded in Ireland so far is under ten, with the HSE urging people to get vaccinated against it. In light of panic over reports of the vaccine's effectiveness, the CDC reported that it expects the American vaccine to be 32 percent effective against the H3N2 virus, but this week saw the flu become highly active in 21 states. [Full Article...]

Chocolate Shortage May Lead To Disappearance Within 40 Years, Scientists Say

Chocolate Shortage May Lead To Disappearance Within 40 Years, Scientists Say Scientists have warned chocolate may be extinct by 2050 due to climate change . Crispr-Cas9 is a tool for making precise edits in DNA, discovered in bacteria. Experts predict that chocolate may disappear over the next 40 years because cocoa trees cannot survive in warmer climates. The average person in Europe and North America eats an astounding 286 chocolate bars a year. [Full Article...]

NFL Mock Draft 2018: Browns, Broncos ignore QB; Giants, Redskins don't

NFL Mock Draft 2018: Browns, Broncos ignore QB; Giants, Redskins don't With the 2017 National Football League regular season in the books, 20 National Football League teams are now in full draft mode and will be for the next four months. It will be the first time that the Colts franchise has had a Top 3 overall pick since 2012 when the team selected quarterback Andrew Luck . The Browns finished off a ideal losing season, joining the 2008 Detroit Lions as the o... [Full Article...]

Heavy fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi

Heavy fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi No flights could take off from Delhi's IGI for almost four hours between 7.30 am and 11.05 am, according to an airport official. "Delhi woke up to worst fog of the season". The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 21 degrees Celsius. Tuesday began on a very cold note for Delhi-NCR people with a dense fog covering the sky in the entire region. [Full Article...]

New Year: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Monday

New Year: President Buhari To Address Nigerians On Monday Dr. Nabbs Imegwu, a former commissioner in Rivers State who died earlier this year, was appointed to the board of the National Orthopedic Hospitals while Comrade Ahmed Bunza from Kebbi State, an appointee to the Rubber Research Institute in Benin, had passed on in May 2017. [Full Article...]

Arizona Bowl 2017: New Mexico State vs

Arizona Bowl 2017: New Mexico State vs Utah State , who is the three-point favorite, is 7-5 against the spread while New Mexico State is even at 6-6 against the spread. The play was reviewed for about two minutes before the decision was made that Scott had possession of the ball and was able to get a foot down inbounds. [Full Article...]

New Year's Eve celebrations kick off as world welcomes in 2018

New Year's Eve celebrations kick off as world welcomes in 2018 New Zealand's time is 7.30 hours ahead of India, so for the first time every year the New Year celebrations start right here. Countries from across the world welcomed the year 2018 amid spectacular fireworks. On the other hand, pyrotechnics also marked the arrival of 2018 in New Zealand where people were seen partying hard to celebrate the new year. Many Filipinos believe that noisy New Year's... [Full Article...]

Trump terminates remaining HIV/AIDS advisory council appointments

Trump terminates remaining HIV/AIDS advisory council appointments The Washington Post said the council, which was set up in 1995, makes national HIV/AIDS strategy recommendations - a five-year plan which sets out how health officials should respond to the epidemic. The health agency estimates that some 162,500 people (15 percent of all those living with the condition) are unaware that they are HIV positive. She added that the Obama administration ended the ... [Full Article...]

As flu epidemic spreads, 11 deaths reported in San Diego County, Calif.

As flu epidemic spreads, 11 deaths reported in San Diego County, Calif. The state's other tips to stay healthy are common sense: Wash your hands, stay away from sick people and, if you do get sick, don't go around and spread the virus. Health officials say despite the rise in cases, there have been no deaths from the flu this year. This week alone, 172 people were hospitalized due to the flu. [Full Article...]

Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays

Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays However, more new and returning donors are still needed to help fill 18,000 open appointments. "People going through cancer treatment use blood on a regular basis, and platelets, a component of blood, only have a shelf life of seven days". [Full Article...]

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project

US Library of Congress Ends Twitter Archiving Project It notes that the collection captures a period where social media has played an increasingly important role in public discourse and private lives and when Twitter rose from obscurity to be a place where significant statements are placed in the public record. [Full Article...]

WHO to recognise 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition in 2018

WHO to recognise 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition in 2018 Figuring out the degree to which playing games is harmful (or helpful) is all about context, according to Bruce Lee, an associate professor of worldwide health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The diagnostic manual was last updated in 1990 and is now used by more than 100 countries, including Canada. Research also shows that gaming can quicken decision making. [Full Article...]

Best friends for 60 years find out they're brothers

Best friends for 60 years find out they're brothers The men are 15 months apart in age and have known each other for decades. "When we played for Punahou, we were both first string", Macfarlane said , in a video posted by KITV 4. A ideal match for his X chromosome came up with the name Robi737, who he also shared other DNA with. Marfarlane and Robinson had identical X chromosomes; the men did some research and learned they had the same biologi... [Full Article...]

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds

More pregnant women are using pot, study finds In 2018, marijuana will be legally available for recreational use, suggesting that that even more pregnant women may have access to and indulge in it. One study from JAMA says pregnant females in California are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy. "Of concern" to the researchers was that fact that marijuana use was particularly common among younger pregnant women. [Full Article...]


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