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Author: 0 1266 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation

But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said earlier Saturday the helicopter was downed as part of country's military action against US-backed Syrian Kurds in the area. "The past week has been one of the bloodiest periods of the entire conflict, with wave after wave of deadly airstrikes leading to civilian casualties in areas of Eastern Ghouta and Idlib", Zeid said in a statement.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites SKorea pres for talks

As part of the delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics , Kim Yo Jong , the current leader's younger sister regarded as one of his closest aides, arrived in South Korea by plane Friday with other senior officials such as Kim Yong Nam.

Medicine Serena Williams 'ready to go' in return to competitive
Author: 0 Serena Williams 'ready to go' in return to competitive

The 36-year-old has not competed in a Fed Cup tie since April 2015 but felt the event was as good as any to start her comeback under the leadership of US captain Kathy Rinaldi. Williams said Friday she's unsure about how she will manage her schedule and whether she will play all three remaining Grand Slam events this year.

Medicine Ex-Va. Tech student guilty of killing 13-year-old
Author: 0 Ex-Va. Tech student guilty of killing 13-year-old

Eisenhauer's surprise plea came after three days of testimony in his trail in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Virginia. The prosecution told jurors in opening statements Tuesday that Eisenhauer killed Nicole because he was anxious about his relationship with an underage girl.

Medicine CDC Acting Director Says This Flu Season Is
Author: 0 CDC Acting Director Says This Flu Season Is "A Wake-Up Call"

The newest weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the country is experiencing the highest rate of flu-like illnesses since the flu pandemic of 2009. Randall Todd, of the Washoe County Health District. The highest hospitalization rates were among those over age 65. Three more people died in Harris County: a woman in her 70s, a man in his 50s , and a woman in her 40s.

Medicine In phone-call, Modi, Donald Trump discuss political crisis in Maldives
Author: 0 In phone-call, Modi, Donald Trump discuss political crisis in Maldives

US President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongside the ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines, November 13, 2017. Trump and Modi also discussed Afghanistan, a country at the center of India's rivalry with Pakistan, where New Delhi has recently increased foreign aid.

Medicine Wike donates N200m to Benue IDPs
Author: 0 Wike donates N200m to Benue IDPs

Wike's condolence delegation was led by Governor Samuel Orthom to the graveside of the slain 73 persons where Sen George Sekibo, among the governor's entourage, offered prayers for repose of the souls of those murdered. In response, Governor Ortom said about 100,000 persons have been displaced by the invasion of Fulani herdsmen. He called for the arrest of the Miyati Allah group whom he said is responsible for the killings in the state.

Medicine US Congress moves to end brief federal government shutdown
Author: 0 US Congress moves to end brief federal government shutdown

Earlier in the evening, the White House's Office of Management and Budget said it was preparing for a shutdown , if the stopgap bill did not win passage on time in Congress. If the House can approve the deal, the shutdown could be over with no impact on everyday life across the US. Once known as the party of fiscal conservatism, the Republicans and Trump in December added an estimated US$1.5 trillion to the national debt with a sweeping tax overhaul bill, their only significant ...

Medicine Dem Rep. Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election In Minnesota Swing District
Author: 0 Dem Rep. Announces He Won't Seek Re-Election In Minnesota Swing District

So without Nolan running for reelection, Republicans will have a strong shot at flipping the seat. He won re-election in 2016 by less than 1 point, while President Trump won the district by almost 16 points. Republicans in Minnesota and Washington immediately signalled the now open seat would be a top priority . NRCC spokesman Matt Gorman claimed the seat "was already one of our best pickup opportunities and we look forward to turning this seat Republican in November".

Medicine Hand dryers spread germs: University of Leeds Research
Author: 0 Hand dryers spread germs: University of Leeds Research

It's unclear what - if any - scientific background Ward has to make the evaluation. "DO NOT EVER dry your hands in those things again", she warns. Ward subsequently replied to people posting comments on her FB page that she, too, plans to "take matters into her own hands", literally.

Medicine Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials
Author: 0 Flu outbreak has killed at least 63 children: CDC officials

Caused by viruses, flu is a contagious respiratory illness with mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. The strain of flu known as H3N2 remains the dominant form circulating in the United States. The strain is attributed to 86.4% of influenza hospitalizations from October 1, 2017 to February 3. Schuchat said it isn't too late to be vaccinated against influenza, and even those patients who have been infected with influenza A this season could benefit from immunization, ...

Medicine GOP Lawmaker Tries to Impeach Justices in Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Ruling
Author: 0 GOP Lawmaker Tries to Impeach Justices in Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Ruling

What that exactly means continues to be a source of debate. Then they could call lawmakers back in the coming days to vote on that map, or a different one. The cases are Turzai v. League of Women Voters, 17A795, and McCann v. League of Women Voters, 17A802. It is axiomatic that a diluted vote is not an equal vote, as all voters do not have an equal opportunity to translate their votes into representation.

Medicine Celebrate National Pizza Day with these deals
Author: 0 Celebrate National Pizza Day with these deals

Finally, Thomas' Bagels, the largest producer of grocery store bagels in the country, has launched a free emoji keyboard, available for download on iOS and Android, which includes the long-awaited bagel emoji. 8News compiled a list of some pizza places offering discounts on this special day. Pizza is surely an all American favorite, whether it's deep-dish, NY style, white, gluten-free or anything in between, it's safe to say there's a pie for everyone.

Medicine Jeremy Hunt finally says sorry as NHS patients suffer 'worst ever' winter
Author: 0 Jeremy Hunt finally says sorry as NHS patients suffer 'worst ever' winter

Justin Madders, Labour's shadow health minister, said: "This startling admission shows how entirely out of touch with the reality of the NHS winter crisis Jeremy Hunt is". "We continue to see the vast majority of patients within four hours with 88% of people seen within this time in the third quarter of 2017-18", a spokesperson said, adding that 2,000,449 people attended an A&E in January - 5.5% more than during the same month past year.

Medicine Human eggs fully grown in laboratory for the first time
Author: 0 Human eggs fully grown in laboratory for the first time

This had previously been achieved with mouse egg cells, while human eggs had been successfully cultivated starting from a much later stage of development. We are working to optimize the conditions that support the development of the egg and study their health. This latest work, by scientists at two research hospitals in Edinburgh and the Center for Human Reproduction in NY, is the first time human eggs have been developed outside the human body from their earliest stage to full maturity.

Medicine Indian Air Force officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI
Author: 0 Indian Air Force officer arrested for allegedly sharing information with ISI

The officer is now in five days police remand. It was discovered by a senior Air Force officer that there was a massive breach of the information by the Group Captain Marwaha. He is booked under Section 3 and 5 of Officials Secrets Act. The investigators from IAF's counter intelligence wing were also probing whether he was part of a larger espionage ring being run from Pakistan , the sources said.

Medicine What's in the budget deal congressional leaders struck? Here's a rundown
Author: 0 What's in the budget deal congressional leaders struck? Here's a rundown

The New York Times also reported the budget cap for military spending would be raised by about $80 billion in FY 2018 and $85 billion in FY 2019. Trump emphasized a big boost in military spending as a priority, but the bill also includes additional funding for domestic programs requested by the Democrats .

Medicine Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season
Author: 0 Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season

Typically about 30 patients are hospitalized with the flu each season, she said. "What we're doing right now, due to the increased severity of the flu", Moore said. Last week, officials with the CDC said that the flu vaccine was not a great match for the H3N2 virus, one of the predominant viruses circulating this year.

Medicine Gerber spokesbaby is first with down syndrome
Author: 0 Gerber spokesbaby is first with down syndrome

Since 2010, the company has held a contest to choose a baby to be the face of the brand for the year. Warren posted a photo of Lucas sporting a polka dot bow tie and an open-mouthed grin on Instagram and tagged Gerber . "I'm very excited to see how the world reacts", says Cortney Warren , Lucas' mom. As part of the contest, the baby's image will be used across Gerber's social media platforms.

Medicine Doctor arrested for spreading HIV
Author: 0 Doctor arrested for spreading HIV

Meanwhile, teams of the National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) and the UP AIDS Control Society reached here to look into the shocking case and visited the district hospital and the Chief Medical Officer's (CMO) office. "We are investigating the case to make sure that he is responsible". Many residents in the city had explicit knowledge about the spread of HIV but didn't know that Yadav could have been behind all of it, according to a report by CNN Wire.

Author: 0 House passes stopgap spending bill increasing Defense funding

Senate leaders announced Wednesday the contours of a bipartisan deal to raise defense and nondefense spending by almost $300 billion over the next two years. " Republicans and Democrats must support our troops and support this Bill!" It would also extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for an additional four years, on top of the the six-year extension passed last month .

Author: 0 AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Sold by Deprince Race & Zollo Inc

About 7.33 million shares traded or 33.31% up from the average. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE: ABBV ) has risen 10.63% since February 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. In other AbbVie news, Chairman Richard A. Gonzalez sold 193,131 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. Hendershot Invests Inc holds 5.63% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc.

Medicine Meet the early Briton — Blue-eyed and dark
Author: 0 Meet the early Briton — Blue-eyed and dark

Now, 115 years after the day he was found, Cheddar Man makes the important leap from myth to reality thanks to a combination of facial reconstruction techniques and innovative DNA techniques-the DNA obtained from drilling a 2mm hole in Cheddar Man's skull was sequenced to achieve the remarkable results.

Medicine SuRie will represent the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2018
Author: 0 SuRie will represent the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2018

The United Kingdom's Eurovision act has been chosen as SuRie . The entry finished fourth on the night, scooping 217 points in the highest score the country has received since 2002. Sobral is the highest scoring victor under the current system and received 758 points in Kiev, Ukraine for his track Amar Pelos Dois. The show will be broadcast live on BBC Two , starting at 20:30 CET.

Medicine Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Nokia Corporation (NOK)
Author: 0 Noteworthy Stocks to Watch For: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), Nokia Corporation (NOK)

They see Cisco Systems, Inc. The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $60.85. About 58,888 shares traded. Cisco Systems has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $39.54. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Trust Department Mb Commercial Bank N A owns 20,008 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. More notable recent Cisco Systems, Inc.

Author: 0 (CELG) Shares Sold by Sowell Financial Services LLC

About 6.76M shares traded. Inc. boosted its holdings in Celgene by 5.9% in the second quarter. It has outperformed by 15.68% the S&P500. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Inc increased its stake in Celgene Corp ( CELG ) by 2293.23% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Medicine Health officials step up flu prevention efforts in Georgia
Author: 0 Health officials step up flu prevention efforts in Georgia

Kids are especially vulnerable, as are baby boomers, according to CDC officials, although nobody knows why. The rate of hospitalization is the highest since the CDC began tracking flu-related hospitalizations in 2010. "About half of the cases of hospitalizations for influenza in children are occurring in previously healthy children", Schuchat said. Aside from washing your hands consistently, covering your mouth when you cough and avoiding those who are sick, the FDA says the flu shot is ...

Medicine Common food compound asparagine linked to cancer spread
Author: 0 Common food compound asparagine linked to cancer spread

As per the study in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention in May 2017, the five year comparative survival rate for patients with metastatic breast cancer magnified between 1992 to 1994 and 2005 to 2012, increasing from 18 percent to 36 percent.

Medicine Kratom contains opioids, regulators say
Author: 0 Kratom contains opioids, regulators say

Scott Gottlieb announced the results of new research suggesting that kratom compounds affect the body just like opioids do. The agency instead called on the FDA to issue a public comment and scientific review of the plant. The PHASE model predicted that 22 of the 25 compounds found in kratom - including mitragynine - bind to and activate opioid receptors in the brain, the FDA said.

Medicine Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God'
Author: 0 Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God'

A controversial minister linked to President Donald Trump said flu shots aren't necessary when you have Jesus. "Everyday say", I will never have the flu, I will never have the flu ", recommends to the faithful - Gloria Copeland , Northwestern Tele-Evangelist and representative of the Kenneth Copeland Ministries , is calling on the Americans to "vaccinate with God's word" against the flu.

Medicine Premier League statement reveals plans for winter break
Author: 0 Premier League statement reveals plans for winter break

The Football Association has previously said that a winter break is not feasible under the current TV deal. The key thing to note here is that talks have centered around a break in the month of January, unlike winter breaks in the other four major leagues in Europe that begin in mid-to-late December.

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