December 12, 2017

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"Bohemian Rhapsody" Has a New Director


The question now is whether Fletcher is coming on as an emergency surgeon to save the production and patch it all back together or if he'll be allowed to reshape the film beyond Singer's original vision. Before turning to directing, Fletcher was best known for his roles in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and ITV's Press Gang . The move was announced Monday, with sources citing excessive absences and lateness as well as conflicts with the film's star Rami Malek , The Wrap reported. Read More »

MA experiencing 'widespread' flu outbreak and peak season hasn't even hit yet


And because most people who show flu symptoms don't go to the doctor and get tested, state epidemiologist Alfred DeMaria cautioned those numbers represent only a small portion of actual cases. Jackson said Australia's experience is not a flawless predictor of what the United States will see. "You can still get some partial protection just by having an antibody to those core components", Nelson said. Read More »

Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death


There were also lower rates of type 2 diabetes, gallstones and dementia associated with coffee consumption. The study does not suggest increased consumption of coffee for individuals as there is a need for further research as to the causes of the correlation. Read More »

Delhi: 4-year-old boy booked for 'raping' classmate in school


The parents of the girl accused the school management of negligence. In the FIR, the child's mother stated that she complained to the schoolteacher through a text message that night and informed the school again on Saturday, but the authorities reportedly did not help and asked the mother to file a written complaint on Monday. Read More »

Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows


Previous research has already found a link between sex and minor cardiac events, so this new paper adds to the understanding of how sexual activity could be linked to serious heart problems. Sex resulting in death after a heart attack is a highly unlikely scenario, scientists have deduced. In the category of danger of dying during sex fall male African-American origin aged over 60 years who suffer from tachycardia and ventricular fibrillation of the heart. Read More »

Penn State, Michigan State resume game after weather delay


The first-year starter threw for 400 yards and two touchdowns despite the unfriendly conditions. Odds : Penn State opened as 12-point favorites. Thanks to heavy rain and some sparse lightning strikes, the earliest the Nittany Lions will be back on the field is 5:30 p.m., according to officials at Michigan State . Read More »

Kevin Spacey's future with Netflix just collapsed like a 'House of Cards'


After arriving on set, the assistant says he helped Spacey's belongings to the trailer on set and while they were in the trailer, the actor had cornered him, blocking his exit and making inappropriate contact. She said Spacey would initiate play fighting and that he would "say hello, greet them, shake their hand and pull their hand down to his crotch and touch their crotch". Read More »

McDowell Hospital earns 'A' for patient safety

Roseland Community Hospital in Chicago, Ill. In the spring, 27 hospitals earned A's. Ds were assigned to 159 hospitals, and 15 hospitals received Fs. Rhode Island, Maine, Hawaii, Idaho and Virginia are the states with the highest percentage of "A"-ranked hospitals. All seven Rhode Island hospitals included in the report received an A. Read More »

Trump to Declare Public Health Emergency for Opioid Crisis


The declaration will also broaden the use of telemedicine and remove some regulations. Trump said he would swiftly "review and evaluate" recommendations due next week from his opioid commission and promised to fight illegal drug shipments from countries like China. Read More »

US Cannabis Study Confirms That Pot Doesn't Decrease Sex Drive


They found that people who smoked pot had more active sex lives and that the more often the marijuana use, the more frequently they had sex. That number is increasing as more states legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. This is the first study to look at the relationship between marijuana and sex frequency in the United States, but it's about time, considering an estimated almost 25 million American adults use it, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse . Read More »

Drug Take Back Day is Saturday


Bloomington Police Department, 305 S. East St. Only pills and other solids, such patches, can be brought to collection sites. Drug Take-Back Day was started in 2010. The organization campaigns against the heroin and opioid epidemic through public education using media resources, neighborhood drug-free initiatives and addiction referrals. Read More »

Gold Star Widow: Trump Call 'Made Me Cry Even Worse'


Sgt. Johnson and three comrades died October 4 in Africa when militants tied to the Islamic State attacked them. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), the Congresswoman in the middle of the controversy around President Trump's condolence call to the widow of a USA serviceman who died in Niger , called on Chief of Staff John Kelly to apologize to her and to the American people. Read More »

Vegetable recall includes products sold at Walmart, Aldi and Trader Joe's


It can also cause miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women , and sometimes fatal infections in people with compromised immune systems. Whole Foods recalled Veggie Power Blend, Sesame Chicken Power Salad, and Mexican Chicken Power Salad salads sold by the pound at 10 Northern California stores from September 28 through Friday. Read More »

SC wants govt framework on playing of national anthem in cinema halls


In a brief order, the bench said, "We think that it would be appropriate if the Central government took a call in this matter by issuing necessary notifications, rules or circulars". Where do we draw a line on moral policing? Senior counsel Chandra Uday Singh, appearing for a film society seeking recall of the November 30 order, asked then why not play the national anthem on railway platforms as well. Read More »

Flying Insect Numbers Fall by 75 Percent, Threatening 'Ecological Armageddon'


Goulson was part of a team of European scientists who studied population levels in 63 nature reserves across Germany from 1989 to 2016 by setting up malaise traps that captured more than 1,500 samples of flying insects . "The decline in insect biomass, being evident throughout the growing season, and irrespective of habitat type or landscape configuration, suggests large-scale factors must be involved", the team wrote. Read More »

Over 100 Security Force Members Killed In Three Taliban Attacks

The attack in Kandahar's Maiwand district took place Wednesday night after two Humvees packed with explosives were driven into an Afghan National Army base where 60 soldiers were stationed. And the base itself sustained major damage. US President Donald Trump vowed earlier this year to stay the course in Afghanistan , America's longest war. Read More »

Backed forces take Raqa hospital, raise flag in stadium


Activists said numerous civilian casualties were the result of the intense US-led air strikes that helped the SDF advance, though the coalition said it had adhered to strict targeting processes and procedures aimed to minimise risks to civilians. Read More »

Haven't gone to college, I am just 12th pass: Deepika Padukone


Hema Malini's birthday was a big affair for the yesteryear actress as well as her fans, as it saw the unveiling of her biography. In this photo, Hema Malini is seen at the launch of a website for women in Mumbai on April 28, 2000. In 1999, Hema Malini campaigned for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate in the Lok Sabha elections in Gurdaspur, Punjab. "'Padmavati' has been an extremely exhausting experience". Read More »

The New Mutants [Official Trailer]


Fox production house has just shared the first official trailer for spinoff of fan favorite franchise X-Men. Based on the eponymous '80s comic, the film finds a number of young mutants (including Game of Thrones ' Maisie Williams ) who appear to be trapped in a mysterious hospital. Read More »

'Rick and Morty': Is McDonald's bringing back Rick's favorite dipping sauce?


Customers will also receive limited edition, individually numbered, illustrated, screen-printed posters of their favorite sauce; these are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. So if you're a sauce-enthusiast, make your way to a McDonald's on October 7. "Guys, we did it", said McDonald's Chef Michael Haracz. "If anyone from McDonald's is reading this, I don't see anything wrong with what they're doing, and clearly neither does their legal department". Read More »

Hadiya case: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage


In the latest development in the Kerala "love jihad" case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will examine as to whether High Court can annul the marriage by exercising its writ powers. Raising his voice, Dave said the apex court had exceeded jurisdiction and must recall order. The commission came into the picture when feminists, intellectuals, free thinkers, and Muslim women organisations complained that Hadiya's parents were holding her against her will at home. Read More »

Melbourne wins National Rugby League title, beats Cowboys


To those guys, I wish you all the best. He controls everything out of dummy half. The 34-year-old then thanked the Cowboys , congratulated his teammates and paid special tribute to the departing Cooper Cronk , but there was one last person he had to thank. Read More »