January 24, 2018

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Oklahoma high schools make second, third tiers in U.S


US News and World just released its list of the Best Public High Schools in the United States and several Arizona schools made the list. Unfortunately, if you read the Star's misleading front page article , you get a different, and incorrect, picture of how a high school makes it to the top. Read More »

Sessions: 'One Way or Another' We'll Pay for Wall


The mayor goes on to defend and give context to local policies - Austin police officers do not inquire about the immigration status of suspects, and the Travis County Sheriff's Office under Sheriff Sally Hernandez considers the "detainer requests" of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on a case-by-case basis, based on the seriousness of the charges and whether ICE has submitted a warrant. Read More »

Katy Perry criticised for Hindu goddess post on Instagram


Do you think Perry's Instagram post is controversial? However, some users chose to give Perry benefit of doubt and asked other users not to abuse her. Quickly, she was called out by fans for "cultural misappropriation" of a sacred icon, and was asked to take it down. Most recently, the Santa Barbara-born star has opened up about her struggle with religion following her devout Christian upbringing that saw her attend Church three times a week with her family. Read More »

The latest from the Shanghai auto show

Industry executives will use the Shanghai Motor Show, which opens to the public on Friday, to show off numerous battery electric and plug-in hybrid models. According to the automaker, the all-new model will be based on Volvo's Compact Modular Architecture for smaller cars, and it will be available for sale in 2019 and exported globally from China. Read More »

Indian Army Probes Video of Alleged Human Shield in Kashmir


The video has evoked huge anger among people, with demands for an investigation into such brutalities being carried out by the Indian Army in Kashmir, notes media reports. Both the video has raged a storm on social media websites. A senior police officer told this newspaper that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked the police to act against all violators of law. Read More »

Newly-weds catch rat disease while on honeymoon in Hawaii


The most affected part is the Big Island as per Hawaii State Legislature. The Maui News reported on the recent cases this week and spoke with local residents about the spread of the invasive semi-slug on the island, and the infectious disease that it carries. Read More »

Thousands protest Serbia presidential outcome for 7th day


Vucic "confirmed the participation of the Serbian delegation at the St. Petersburg forum in June this year at the highest level, saying that this will be an opportunity to deepen military-technical, industrial, agricultural and scientific cooperation between the two countries". Read More »

CDC investigating after dead bat found in salad at Walmart


Fresh Express sisued the recall after it was notified that animal matter was allegedly found in a single container of salad. Fresh Express has since recalled salads sold in Walmarts in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Read More »

Photos show how the U.S. missile strike on Syria unfolded

Despite previous agreements, Tillerson said, Syria has not surrendered its chemical weapons stockpile. He expressed appropriate outrage at the murder of children with gruesome banned weapons, but based his action in international-law terms - as punishment for Bashir al-Assad violating the terms of the Chemical Weapons Convention of which Syria is a signatory. Read More »

Bosses alert! Your employees might be suffering from workplace depression


With the aim to mobilize action on depression , this year's World Health Day campaign theme is "Depression: let's talk ". He said everyone was at risk of developing the disorder as it affected people of all ages, from all works of life and in all countries, adding that it is now a major contributor to the overall global burden of disease. Read More »

North Carolina health officials report 15 more flu deaths


New CDC research shows that influenza vaccination is associated with a lower risk of lab-confirmed influenza-associated mortality in children. 291 of these children had vaccination statuses, but only about 26 percent had actually received their vaccinations. Read More »

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Although Republicans appear to be determined to repeal the Affordable Care Act , commonly referred to as Obamacare, the landmark healthcare legislation is more popular than ever before. Forty percent want to keep the law in place but make significant changes, while 30 percent want to repeal and replace it. There had been two earlier times - one when they first polled in November 2012 and again in mid-2015 - when 48 percent of respondents approved of the health care plan, but Wednesday's ... Read More »

Six terror suspects detained in Russia

The suspects, from Central Asian origin, had been recruiting other Central Asian migrants in St. Petersburg to join the ranks of terror groups such as the Islamic State since November 2015, Russia's Investigative Committee said. That device was defused. "We see that the situation unfortunately is not improving and the best proof of that is the recent events in St Petersburg", Mr Putin said a meeting on Wednesday in the Kremlin with heads of security services from former Soviet countries in ... Read More »

Head patch device Optune improves brain cancer survival


Dr. Stupp led the company-sponsored study while being at University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland. In a new study which enrolled patients diagnosed with glioblastoma (GBM), investigators revealed that more and more patients who received the tumor treating fields therapy lived five more years compared to the participants who only used chemotherapy as a treatment. Read More »

'We will take care of Chloe': Community rallies behind Tumbulgum family


She was screaming that her mum, older sister and little brother had gone into the river in the auto. "This little girl's run down the road and she's said her mum and dad, her family, has gone into the river", Mr Taylor said. "We were going down feet first trying to work out where the vehicle was, " he told the Gold Coast Bulletin . "It was just too deep; we couldn't get down far enough", Mr Darcy said. Read More »

CDC sounds alarm on persistent Zika threat


Jennifer Wu of Lenox Hill Hospital. She says with warm weather, a new mosquito season and summer travel rapidly approaching, prevention is crucial to protect the health of mothers and babies. Most were infected through travel to a region where the virus was actively spreading. What's worse, the effects of the virus aren't always obvious at birth and may develop later, which is why screening is critical for all babies born to women who may have been infected while pregnant. Read More »

Sanders, Warren take stage together in Boston


The anti-establishment rhetoric too, as Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont railed against the billionaire class, and demanded health care for all and free college tuition. "I do not agree", he said. The Clinton team was oblivious to the politics that was driving the Trump campaign who were making large inroads into traditional Democratic, blue collar territory. Read More »

Israel inaugurates medium-range missile interceptor


David's Sling, created to intercept medium-range missiles owned by the Iran-backed Hezbollah organization in southern Lebanon, was unveiled in a ceremony in the Hatzor air force base in central Israel. The Arrow system saw its first action in March when it destroyed an anti-aircraft missile fired from Syria after Israeli jets carried out airstrikes on Hezbollah, which supports the Syrian regime fighting rebels and jihadists. Read More »

April the giraffe showing signs of contractions


They say that the doctor is onsite. Her behavior and appetite were "on point" as she moved toward labor, the zoo said earlier this week. "All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight", the post said. "So their tools to take down our cam to punish us or take it off air was to report it to YouTube for having sexually explicit content", he said. April is 15. Read More »