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Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps

Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps Unlike the West Indies , who have had a recent diet of Test cricket, New Zealand are fresh from a limited overs series in India and have not worn their whites since the 1-0 series loss to South Africa in March. Sunil Ambris , who cracked 153 off 145 balls in the middle order in the tour game against a New Zealand A attack that contained seven worldwide bowlers, is likely to occupy the spot ... [Full Article...]

Michael Crabtree's return from two-game suspension could come against Cowboys

Michael Crabtree's return from two-game suspension could come against Cowboys Siemian, who started the first seven games of the season after beating out Lynch to earn the starting job in August, entered the game in relief and led the Broncos to 14 unanswered points as he completed 11 of 21 passes for 149 yards with the two touchdowns. [Full Article...]

Health minister Nadda hails WHO's Malaria report

Health minister Nadda hails WHO's Malaria report Though the rate of new cases had fallen overall, since 2014 the trend has leveled off and even reversed in some regions. For every $1 we invest in malaria control and elimination we yield a $36 return for our economies. Giving demographic details about the mosquito-borne disease, he said, "The majority of malaria cases in the country come from the bordering districts, forest and tribal areas, wh... [Full Article...]

Researchers seeing big jump in scarlet fever cases

Researchers seeing big jump in scarlet fever cases Guidance on management of outbreaks in schools and nurseries has just been updated and research continues to further investigate the rise. Scarlet fever, which mainly affects children under 10, is spread by Group A Streptococcus (GAS) M1T1 clone which emerged in the 1980s as a leading cause of epidemic invasive infections worldwide, including necrotising fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome. [Full Article...]

New Study Links Obesity to Cancers

New Study Links Obesity to Cancers Researchers say the number of cancer cases related to diabetes and high BMI is likely to keep increasing unless people around the world start getting healthy. Lead researcher Dr Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard, from Imperial's School of Public Health, said: " While obesity has been associated with cancer for some time, the link between diabetes and cancer has only been established quite recently ". [Full Article...]

Outrage over Libyan slave markets

Outrage over Libyan slave markets Following the CNN report , demonstrators took to the streets in Paris and other cities last week to express their outrage, and Libyans showed their solidarity on Twitter with the hashtag #LibyansAgainstSlavery. In Libya , migrants have become particularly vulnerable to human trafficking. Libya is the main transit hub for illegal immigrants and refugees seeking to reach Europe. [Full Article...]

Woman passenger slaps airline staff after being denied boarding for reporting late

Woman passenger slaps airline staff after being denied boarding for reporting late The two later apologised to each and the matter was "amicably resolved", police said. The woman and the duty managed eventually entered into a heated argument, during which the passenger allegedly slapped her - and she slapped her back. and was denied entry to the flight". The flier's husband, who is a senior bureaucrat from the Haryana government, and is now in Gujarat on election duty, told ... [Full Article...]

FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog

FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog The illnesses included rectum bleeding, diarrhea, vomiting, obstruction in the gastrointestinal area, mouth and tonsil wounds, and choking. About 15 of those dogs reportedly died following dog bone consumption, according to the FDA. Consumers should also supervise their dog while they're using any chew toy or treat, Stamper said. Chicken bones and other bones can harm dogs, according to the ad... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Continues To Stay Number One On Billboard Chart

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Continues To Stay Number One On Billboard Chart It also happens to be the first album by a woman to be at the top of the chart for over a week within the a year ago and a half. The album is already one of the best selling of 2017 and sales don't seem to be slowing down at the moment. The back half of the Top 10 was buoyed by Pink's Beautiful Trauma at Number Six, Maroon 5's Red Pill Blues at Number Seven , Lil Uzi Vert's Luz Is Rage at N... [Full Article...]

Oxford revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's 'freedom of the city'

Oxford revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's 'freedom of the city' The Oxford City Council voted unanimously to take the "unprecedented" step of revoking the city's highest honor, the Freedom of the City of Oxford, that was bestowed upon her in 1997. "When Aung San Suu Kyi was given the Freedom of the City in 1997 it was because she reflected Oxford's values of tolerance and internationalism", the council announced after a special meeting on Monday. [Full Article...]

Origami-inspired artificial muscles give robots superhuman strength

Origami-inspired artificial muscles give robots superhuman strength We expected they'd have a higher maximum functional weight than ordinary soft robots, but we didn't expect a thousand-fold increase. Thanks to their construction they require no directional input, instead the instructions for how it should behave are folded into the design of the muscle itself. [Full Article...]

Employees Of Chinese Security Firm Indicted For Hacking Siemens, Trimble, Moody's

Employees Of Chinese Security Firm Indicted For Hacking Siemens, Trimble, Moody's A United States jury in Pittsburgh has indicted three people affiliated with a Chinese cybersecurity firm on computer fraud charges, saying they hacked into the networks of Siemens AG, Trimble Inc and Moodys Analytics. A spokesperson for Siemens told IBT that "information security is of the highest priority" for the company. The U.S. indicted three Chinese employees on Monday of a Chinese cy... [Full Article...]

Why big tobacco is paying for anti-smoking ads

Why big tobacco is paying for anti-smoking ads According to a court document , examples of this include that smoking kills 1,200 Americans every day on average; causes heart disease, emphysema, acute myeloid leukemia, and cancer; and causes more deaths than murder, AIDS, suicide, drugs, auto crashes, and alcohol combined . [Full Article...]

IU Health nurse at center of investigation into controversial social media posts

IU Health nurse at center of investigation into controversial social media posts A pediatric nurse in IN who tweeted that white women tend to raise terrorists, rapists and racists is "no longer" working at her hospital, it has emerged. IU Health is investigating a controversial post made by a nurse that has attracted a social media firestorm. That employee does not and has not worked for Riley Children's Hospital. [Full Article...]

Markets ignore S&P's snub; Sensex, Nifty rise for record 8th day

Markets ignore S&P's snub; Sensex, Nifty rise for record 8th day It saw an intra-day movement of 66.95 points. The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed (at 3.30 p.m.) gained 9.85 points or 0.09 per cent at 10,399.55 points. The broader markets outperformed benchmarks with the Nifty Midcap rising half a percent to end at record closing high. According to Anand James, chief market strategist, Geojit Financial Services, domes... [Full Article...]

263 coins, shaving Blades, needles found in man's stomach — Madhya Pradesh

263 coins, shaving Blades, needles found in man's stomach — Madhya Pradesh They also found pieces of glass, four big needles, a dozen shaving blades, stones, a six inch piece of rusted iron shackle that made up the 5 kg mass inside his stomach. He had been complaining of stomach ache for nearly three months. Khan worked as a three-wheeler driver, the doctors said, and would take to swallowing coins that customers had given him. [Full Article...]

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years: Kejriwal

BJP did what Pakistan, ISI couldn't in 60 years: Kejriwal He said though four of the ministers in the Kejriwal Cabinet had been stripped of ministership on account of corruption, they have not been removed from the AAP despite the fact that the party was born out of the India Against Corruption movement. [Full Article...]

Stingy 'D' lead LA Rams past Saints

Stingy 'D' lead LA Rams past Saints But the Rams defense still proved stout on Sunday, neutralizing the NFL's most productive offense en route to a 26-20 victory before an estimated crowd of 60,000 at the Coliseum. And after sacking Drew Brees twice on the first series, they could not unnerve the future hall of famer the rest of the game. Saints: Starting cornerbacks Marshon Lattimore (ankle) and Ken Crawley (abdomen) sat ... [Full Article...]

IOK: Kashmiris chant Pro- Shahid Afridi slogans during Dhoni's visit

IOK: Kashmiris chant Pro- Shahid Afridi slogans during Dhoni's visit The final of the Chinar Premier League 2017 was played between teams of North and South Kashmir at the sprawling Kunzer Cricket Ground in Baramulla. The former captain of Indian Cricket Team, MS Dhoni is enjoying his days off from cricket. [Full Article...]

Kohli double century puts India in command of 2nd Test

Kohli double century puts India in command of 2nd Test There is a school of thought that with Hardik Pandya taking the all-rounder's slot, he will be the fifth pacer in the squad which can allow a wrist spinner - one among Kuldeep Yadav or Yuzvendra Chahal to be fitted in along with Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja . [Full Article...]


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