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Giants Expected to Hire Vikings Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur As New Coach

Giants Expected to Hire Vikings Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur As New Coach A former undrafted free agent, the 29-year-old Keenum is going to want to cash in after signing a one-year, $2 million deal with the Vikings last offseason. Conceivably Shurmur could bring one of the three quarterback's he's worked with in Minnesota to NY to be the stopgap and mentor for a young quartergback. [Full Article...]

CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come

CDC: Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come This type of strain has been known to be particularly severe according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In Maine, the number of hospitalizations increased by 53 last week, with 10 new outbreaks, according to a January 9 update from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention . [Full Article...]

Surgeon burns initials into patients' organs

Surgeon burns initials into patients' organs He pled not guilty to more severe charges of assault causing bodily harm, and prosecutors accepted it. Bramhall, 53, used an argon beam coagulator, which seals bleeding blood vessels with an electric beam, to mark his initials on the organs. [Full Article...]

United Nations report says Iran violated Yemen arms embargo

United Nations report says Iran violated Yemen arms embargo Yemen's armed Houthi movement threatened to block the strategic Red Sea shipping lane if the Saudi-led coalition it is fighting keeps pushing toward the port of Hodeidah it controls, the Houthi-run SABA news agency reported. In November, the coalition tightened the blockade after the Huthis fired a missile into Saudi Arabia that was intercepted near Riyadh's worldwide airport. [Full Article...]

CNN news host's emotional speech after Trump's alleged 's***hole' remarks

CNN news host's emotional speech after Trump's alleged 's***hole' remarks Trump on Thursday threw a wrench into an emerging bipartisan compromise on extending legal status for youthful immigrants brought to the US illegally as children. His comments drew a chorus of condemnation inside the United States and internationally, especially in Africa. The current immigration moment, he said, presents a "once in a generation opportunity " that can't be passed up. [Full Article...]

State Health Department reports surge in flu outbreaks

State Health Department reports surge in flu outbreaks Dr. Neelakanta also cleared up a common myth about the influenza virus and the vaccine . What are signs of the flu? Symptoms include a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, cough, and/or sore throat. People in close contact with high-risk groups, should get a flu shot to protect themselves and the people in their care. Vaccine effectiveness does vary for the different strains and ye... [Full Article...]

Myanmar Must Release Detained Reuters Journalists Wa Lone and Moe Aung Immediately

Myanmar Must Release Detained Reuters Journalists Wa Lone and Moe Aung Immediately They had worked on coverage of a crisis in the western state of Rakhine, where a military crackdown that followed militant attacks on security forces in August led to an exodus of more than 650,000 Rohingya Muslims to refugee camps in Bangladesh. [Full Article...]

Want to become fitter and eat better? Start sleeping more from today!

Want to become fitter and eat better? Start sleeping more from today! They also noticed that the participants who slept better, they reduced their intake of carbohydrates as well. However, the researchers admitted that further long term studies needed to be conducted to assess the link between sleep and the " risk of obesity or cardio-vascular disease". [Full Article...]

Romaine lettuce is a bad choice right now, health agencies warn

Romaine lettuce is a bad choice right now, health agencies warn Nine of those people have been hospitalized, two of whom are suffering from a form of kidney failure, notes CNN , and there has been one death. " Leafy greens typically have a short shelf life, and since the last illness started a month ago, it is likely that contaminated leafy greens linked to this outbreak are no longer available for sale", the agency said. [Full Article...]

HP recalls laptop batteries worldwide over fire concerns

HP recalls laptop batteries worldwide over fire concerns The update puts the battery in "Battery Safety Mode", which forces the battery to discharge and cease charging again until the mode is disabled. They were also sold as accessories or provided as replacements through HP or an authorized HP Service Provider. [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Causes Severe Drop in Blood Donations During Critical Shortage

Winter Weather Causes Severe Drop in Blood Donations During Critical Shortage Well, that later date is now, and after an unbelievably cold and snowy start to 2018, the organization says it's experiencing a blood shortage. While all blood type donations are important, Grant said platelet and type "O" negative and "B" negative blood donations are critically needed right now. [Full Article...]

4-year-old boy dies from flu in Ohio

4-year-old boy dies from flu in Ohio Area hospitals say they're at or near capacity due to an influx of patients with the flu or flu-like illnesses, but that people who need care will still be seen. This is especially true for those most likely to suffer complications of the flu such as the elderly, chronically ill, and young children. The vaccine's effectiveness against those strains has been found to be closer to 50 to 60 percent, ... [Full Article...]

More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study says

More than 60% who try a cigarette become daily smokers, study says Although it's unclear how long the smokers in the study took up the habit for, lead researcher Professor Peter Hajek, from Queen Mary University of London , said the new figures show how important it is to curb cigarette experimentation. [Full Article...]

Craig McLachlan: accusers angry over production company's denial

Craig McLachlan: accusers angry over production company's denial Victoria Police have also confirmed they are investigating claims of sexual offences by McLachlan from two women. In an email to the ABC , McLachlan denied all allegations against him. The Doctor Blake Mysteries , a show starring McLachlan which ran on the ABC for five seasons and was due to start on Seven this year, is now in a little bit of limbo. [Full Article...]

Ibuprofen may temporarily reduce male fertility

Ibuprofen may temporarily reduce male fertility When struggling to get pregnant, couples will immediately try to find the source of the issue , but a small new study has revealed that ibuprofen could be a potential sperm killer, and it's something all trying couples should read. "However, it's unknown whether the health effects of long-term ibuprofen use are reversible". The ibuprofen-poppers were instructed to take the recommended daily... [Full Article...]

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations

Red Cross urgently needs blood donations Blood donations typically slow down over the holidays because high schools and colleges are off throughout most of those months and don't schedule blood drives at those times. Individuals who are as young as 16 years of age (with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in general good health may be eligible to donate blood. [Full Article...]

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...]


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