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New Male Birth Control Pill Could Soon Be A Reality

New Male Birth Control Pill Could Soon Be A Reality Stephanie Page, an endocrinologist at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a lead author of the study. The new pill is known as DMAU and works similarly to the female birth control pill , using a combination of hormones to lower sperm count below the amount needed for a female to become pregnant, according to US News & World Report . [Full Article...]

Suu Kyi 'unwell', scraps Australia public speech

Suu Kyi 'unwell', scraps Australia public speech Neither Suu Kyi nor Turnbull made public remarks before their meeting, but the Australian leader said on Sunday that Suu Kyi spoke "at considerable length" during the ASEAN meeting about Rakhine State, appealing to her Southeast Asian neighbors for humanitarian help. [Full Article...]

Time in Space Transforms Gene Expression, NASA Says

Time in Space Transforms Gene Expression, NASA Says The Hill: "NASA study: Astronaut's DNA no longer identical to his identical twin's after year in space". After his year on the International Space Station , NASA investigators found 'hundreds of unique mutations'. However, a more pronounced decrease in speed and accuracy was reported postflight, possibly due to re-exposure and adjustment to Earth's gravity, and the busy schedule that enveloped ... [Full Article...]

Northumberland weather warning extended into Monday

Northumberland weather warning extended into Monday A yellow warning is still in place from around midnight tonight through to tomorrow when the amber comes into effect at 4pm. "Narrow bands of heavy snow likely to cause travel disruption, delays at airports and on the rail networks, potentially with 10 maybe 15cm over hills". [Full Article...]

Pakistanis are happier than Indians, according to the United Nation's Happiness Index

Pakistanis are happier than Indians, according to the United Nation's Happiness Index For the first time, the United Nations also examined the happiness levels of immigrants in each country, with Finland also scoring the highest. The U.S., which ranked 14th a year ago, fell to 18th place. Israel is the 11th happiest country in the world, according to a report published by the United Nations Wednesday. " I've joked with the other Americans that we are living the American d... [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook posts 100th career triple-double as Thunder rip Hawks

Russell Westbrook posts 100th career triple-double as Thunder rip Hawks The Brodie finished with a game-high 32 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists as OKC picked up a 119-107 victory against the Hawks . The electric guard has had 92 of his triple-doubles over the last four seasons, and the New Zealander leads all team-mates in being there for 88 of his 100 stat-stuffing efforts all told. [Full Article...]

Magical ! JK Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts 2' trailer is here

Magical ! JK Rowling's 'Fantastic Beasts 2' trailer is here Released on Tuesday, March 13 as promised, the video debuts Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore . "At the end of the first film , the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald ( Johnny Depp ) was captured by MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America), with the help of Newt Scamander ( Eddie Redmayne )". [Full Article...]

United Nations genocide adviser says all information received indicates Myanmar cleansing Rohingyas

United Nations genocide adviser says all information received indicates Myanmar cleansing Rohingyas Formerly known as Burma, the Southeast Asian country with more than 100 ethnic nationalities is now in the middle of a crisis where its leaders are being accused of committing human right abuses. Yanghee Lee, the United Nations investigator on human rights in Myanmar who has not been allowed access to the country to probe alleged rights abuses, echoed Zeid by saying she was "increasingly of th... [Full Article...]

Disease X: The Biggest Infectious Threat WHO warns

Disease X: The Biggest Infectious Threat WHO warns Another disease named by the scientists as disease X gets added to the list of the epidemic infections that spread around the world . So what, exactly, is Disease X? World Health Organization released the list of diseases in December 2015. [Full Article...]

AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead

AB stars, South Africa claim 139-run lead Rabada took two more wickets, including a crucial late breakthrough to get Usman Khawaja out for 75 seven minutes before the end of the day. Rabada followed up South Africa's success with the bat to take 3-38 and improve his match haul to eight wickets. [Full Article...]

2 police officers shot in California as standoff continues

2 police officers shot in California as standoff continues The second officer is in serious condition after being shot in the jaw. Officials didn't identify that officer, but McDonnell said he was shot in the face when he attempted to aid Casillas. News footage from CNN affiliate KABC shows a heavy police presence, including a SWAT team. Fifteen hours after the standoff started, Valencia was led away in his underwear, flanked by law enforcement offici... [Full Article...]

Turkey urges U.S. to stop deploying Kurds in Syrian Afrin

Turkey urges U.S. to stop deploying Kurds in Syrian Afrin TURKEY'S PRESIDENT RECEP TAYYIP ERDOGAN, reaffirming his vows that Turkey would not limit itself to clearing the Afrin region of the Kurdish People's Protection Units militia. "So hopefully, we can make some headway at that level today". Turkey has warned that the Afrin offensive could expand to the nearby Syrian city of Manbij. [Full Article...]

Montreal unemployment rate up slightly from January, down from a year ago

Montreal unemployment rate up slightly from January, down from a year ago A year ago, the rate here was 6.6 per cent. Poor economists considered and data on wage growth, as the growth rate decreased from 3.3% in January to 3.1% in February. Donald underlined a couple of key indicators from the jobs report: The upward trend for hours worked, which suggests continued strong demand for labour in the economy as well as average wage growth that's still hovering around thre... [Full Article...]

Toys R Us make plans to close 180 stores

Toys R Us make plans to close 180 stores The company has failed to find a buyer or to reach a debt restructuring deal with lenders. Babies "R" Us in the Holyoke Mall will close in April. Toys "R" Us recently went into administration in the United Kingdom, paving the path for stores there to shut their doors. [Full Article...]

Secretary Tillerson Applauds African Union On Fight Against Corruption

Secretary Tillerson Applauds African Union On Fight Against Corruption At a press conference with African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, a journalist asked Faki and Tillerson whether the USA should apologize for the remark. In a symbolic display of that connection, the African Union headquarters where Tillerson and Faki met was built by China; there is a plaque inside the building that notes senior official Jia Qingli... [Full Article...]

Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya continues

Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya continues UNHCR also reiterates that conditions are not yet conducive to the return of Rohingya refugees. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since its military launched a bloody campaign against them across the western Rakhine State following a number of alleged attacks on security checkpoints on August 25 previous year. [Full Article...]

Opioid overdoes in USA increased by 30% in only 14 months

Opioid overdoes in USA increased by 30% in only 14 months Andrew Kolodny , co-executive of opioid arrangement inquire about at Brandeis University . Schuchat called the report "very, very concerning" and said it served as a "wake-up call about the need to improve what happens when a patient leaves the emergency department". [Full Article...]

N gains control of Senate, say media

N gains control of Senate, say media In the Senate polls on Saturday, PML-N-backed independent candidates emerged as the largest party in the Upper House of Parliament. Shahbaz has done heavy groundwork there, riding on his past as the province's governor. Mushahid Hussain Sayed, who won a seat in capital Islamabad , told media that the senate victory vindicates Sharif's political 'narrative with voters. [Full Article...]

National Football League players react to Seahawks trading Michael Bennett to Eagles report

National Football League players react to Seahawks trading Michael Bennett to Eagles report It also removes a key defender in Seattle's two most recent Super Bowl teams and a clubhouse standout. The Seahawks could look to the draft , where they have the No. It's been a relatively quiet month since the Eagles won the Super Bowl, with very few significant personnel moves made by the team and several Eagles still making their rounds around the city, signing autographs, making appeara... [Full Article...]

U.S. drug crisis deepens as opioid overdoses jump

U.S. drug crisis deepens as opioid overdoses jump The largest increase - 109 percent - was in Wisconsin. Drug overdose deaths dropped in 14 states , making health officials hopeful that policies aimed at curbing the death toll may be working. "Research shows that people who have had an overdose are more likely to have another". The ED2Recovery Program has also expanded to UW Hospital and there are efforts to expand it statewide using federal... [Full Article...]


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