Monday August 20-th, 2018

Fugu Freakout: Don't Eat The Blowfish, Japanese Officers Warn Fugu Freakout: Don't Eat The Blowfish, Japanese Officers Warn

A central Japanese city has used its emergency loudspeaker system to warn residents to avoid eating blowfish meat after it was discovered that one package of the fish still contained toxic liver. "Eating a blowfish liver can paralyse motor nerves...

Four cops shot in SC, suspect in custody Four cops shot in SC, suspect in custody

Suspect Christian Thomas McCall , 47, was reportedly assaulting a female, but by the time officers arrived on the scene, he had fled on foot. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting four law enforcement officers in SC also fired at a police he...

Auto goes airborne, slams into second floor of California office Auto goes airborne, slams into second floor of California office

The accident occurred in the 300 block of E. 17th Street. Authorities say two people escaped serious injuries when the vehicle they were in went airborne and slammed into the second floor of a Southern California dental office. The Los Angeles ...

Cardinals coaching candidate Pat Shurmur expected to join Giants Cardinals coaching candidate Pat Shurmur expected to join Giants

Pat Shurmur is expected to be the next Giants head coach. Minnesota is now headed to the NFC Championship game after defeating the New Orleans Saints on Sunday with a game-winning play as the clock wound out. He was the interim coach for the fin...

Trish Regan: 'Everybody Wants to Paint President Trump as a Racist' Trish Regan: 'Everybody Wants to Paint President Trump as a Racist'

He blamed Democrats for failing to reach a deal on DACA, the Obama-era policy that offers protection for children who were brought to the USA illegally. "We agree to the importance of strong relations between South Africa and the United States that a...

Engineering giant GKN rejects £7bn takeover bid from Melrose Engineering giant GKN rejects £7bn takeover bid from Melrose

In 2015, Slaughters acted for the company on a £200m shares placement. Attempted #takeover of leading UK #Engineering @GKN_plc by asset stripper melrose. Instead, GKN said it would break itself up, separating the aerospace and automotive di...

Feeding raw meat to pets could be risky, say scientists Feeding raw meat to pets could be risky, say scientists

Raw meat-based diets (RMBDs) for cats and dogs have become increasingly popular among pet-owners around the world. "If you buy mince from a supermarket you are likely to have bacteria, but because you cook it you are not at risk", added Chan, point...

Proposed Work Requirements in Medicaid Proposed Work Requirements in Medicaid

Maine, unsurprisingly, is among the first in line. However, Bevin has said he would support for the state's Medicaid expansion with limitations, such as a work requirement . On average, their income worked out to less than the federal poverty leve...

7 new E. coli cases; continue avoiding romaine lettuce 7 new E. coli cases; continue avoiding romaine lettuce

This is about the same timing of an outbreak of E. coli in Canada, which health officials declared over on Wednesday. The last reported illness in the United States was on December 12, suggesting that the risk of buying food contaminated in the...

US crude inventory fall buoys oil, worries about rally persist US crude inventory fall buoys oil, worries about rally persist

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The U.S. Energy Information's latest supply and price forecast also sees increases in natural gas production, which are expected to lower consumer heating ...

Widespread flu activity grows statewide Widespread flu activity grows statewide

Emergency rooms in and around the Los Angeles area are so crowded that ambulances are unable to immediately unload their patients. Antiviral drugs are different from antibiotics. All those who died were over age 65, health officials said, noting th...

Roles That Only Hrithik Roshan Could Pull Off Roles That Only Hrithik Roshan Could Pull Off

Happy birthday Hrithik, 'Rakesh Roshan tweeted. She also shared a photograph of herself with Hrithik. However, Hrithik Roshan received a surprise birthday wish from none other than Malayalam superstar Mohanlal. His dance moves in Kaho Na Pyar...

USA searches of int'l travelers' electronic devices soar in 2017 USA searches of int'l travelers' electronic devices soar in 2017

But CBP said the practice is justified and its standards have been thoroughly reviewed to ensure they are not an unreasonable violation of privacy rights. The agency also pledges to delete or destroy the passwords provided by travelers after the sear...

Google Doodle honors Har Govind Khorana - biochemist who deciphered DNA Google Doodle honors Har Govind Khorana - biochemist who deciphered DNA

In 1968, Khorana was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with fellow scientists Robert W Holley and Marshall W Nirenberg. Khorana would have been 96 years old on Tuesday, January 9. In 1960, he move to the USA for a role at th...

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigns for health reasons Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire resigns for health reasons

Brokenshire, who was appointed Minister last summer, has hosted a series of unsuccessful talks to help the sides find common ground in disputes and stabilize the situation in the region. Alongside two Irish Foreign Affairs ministers, Mr Brokenshire...

Trump thinks he can beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential face-off Trump thinks he can beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential face-off

Oprah Winfrey's best friend, Gayle King, is putting to rest the reports that Oprah Winfrey is planning a presidential run. Trump demurred, responding that he had no immediate plans to run for office, but went on to say that he would have "a hell...

Texas woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from raw oysters Texas woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from raw oysters

Jeanette LeBlanc , 55, began noticing symptoms within two days of eating 24 raw oysters at a market in Texas, US. KTVE-TV reported that within 48 hours, doctors had diagnosed LeBlanc with vibrio , a foodborne bacteria usually associated with...

CAT 2017 result out; two women, three engineers among toppers CAT 2017 result out; two women, three engineers among toppers

Sai Praneeth Reddy , who is pursuing final year in electrical engineering at IIT Madras, said, "I was hoping for 99.99 percentile ". In order to ensure fairness and equity in comparison of performances of the candidates across different test sessi...

Employees Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Kailash Restro-Bar In Bengaluru Employees Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Kailash Restro-Bar In Bengaluru

The victims have been identified as Swami (23), Prasad (20) and Mahesh (35), all natives of Tumkur; Manjunath (45) a native of Hassan and Keerthi (24), the police said. "Even from a labour standpoint it was a total violation to permit workers to slee...

Bus crew intent on continuing to strike in Tamil Nadu Bus crew intent on continuing to strike in Tamil Nadu

Taking a serious view of the strike called by certain unions, it said the workers should get back to work or "face consequences", including termination and contempt of court. On Saturday, officials in a number of districts in the state recruited temp...

Four weightlifters killed in Delhi in dense fog Four weightlifters killed in Delhi in dense fog

Yadav, a resident of Nagloi in north Delhi, won gold for India in powerlifting world championship held in Moscow past year. Another weightlifter, Rohit, 19, is battling for life. All the other athletes including Bali were residents of Timarpur in n...

Jake Tapper Cuts Off Stephen Miller After Deeply Strange Interview Jake Tapper Cuts Off Stephen Miller After Deeply Strange Interview

The cutoff came as Tapper accused Miller of putting on a show for President Trump by railing against CNN's coverage of him. 'Watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!' This was followed by Miller claiming that he was booked to talk ...

India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent India's GDP grows 6.3 percent, up from 5.7 percent

The advance estimates have, however, been compiled on the basis of actual data of the last seven months (April-October) in the fiscal 2017-18 and extrapolated for the next five months (November-March) on the basis of that. CSO estimates suggest that ...

Try face yoga and look three years younger Try face yoga and look three years younger

The study also didn't have a control group, according to the researchers. The middle-aged women (around 27 years old) started the face yoga technique and continued for nearly five months, and the results were visible after the duration on face yoga...

Spurs reportedly tried 'really, really hard' to get Kyrie Irving in trade

That's the bigger thing. It's my North Station-esque detour way of telling you that this game - though it counted for just the C's fourth win in their last 18 against the Cavs - felt like a letdown in a odd way, and that you couldn't blame those ...

It snowed in Florida on Wednesday and people lost their damn minds It snowed in Florida on Wednesday and people lost their damn minds

At 8:05 a.m. the National Weather Service in Tallahassee declared: "Snow has reached Tallahassee". This will result in extreme weather conditions, including freezing rain in SC; blizzard warnings with 50-70 miles per hour winds for multiple sta...

Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

According to an estimate, vaccinations were 10 percent effective against the H3N2 strain when it swept through Australia in August, giving the Aussies a awful flu season. "Influenza is highly contagious and people who are sick need to stay home", she...

Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church Nigerians killed in New Year attack on Rivers church

It was further gathered that the gunmen had operated at two different locations - Kirigani and Oboh axis of Aligwu community in Omoku, in a coordinated attack. Rivers State police public relations officer Nnamdi Omoni said the number of casualties co...

Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years Twins born minutes apart, but have birthdays in different years

In, Fresno, the first baby of the new year was actually born a week late. These babies actually came early. Maria Flores' son was born just before midnight on New Year's Eve. Anyone who's a younger twin can understand the frustration of being b...

Mystery eggs found in sandpit shock kids in Australia Mystery eggs found in sandpit shock kids in Australia

The animal group Fawna has retrieved about 12 eggs and later volunteer rescuers found the rest in approximately seven nests in a children's sand pit. "They're definitely snake eggs", he said in an email after inspecting photos. FAWNA volunteer ...

Chocolate: Extinction Likely by 2050 Chocolate: Extinction Likely by 2050

These tweaks are already being used to make crops cheaper and more reliable. The other option is to start growing plants that thrive in the changing environment. Mars, which would obviously be majorly affected by a drop in chocolate supply, pledged...

Stepfather Beats Stepson To Death For Getting A Cookie Stepfather Beats Stepson To Death For Getting A Cookie

Fire rescue crews responded and found Brice laying in the bed. Montgomery told police he only threw Brice onto a bed and the child hit his head on the headboard. A medical examiner, however, determined that Brice suffered a number of injuries that "r...

State Sees More Severe Flu Cases, More Hospitalizations State Sees More Severe Flu Cases, More Hospitalizations

Locally, Anderson Hospital in Maryville issued a statement on Thursday restricting visitors. Last year, flu activity did not reach this level until mid-January. Texas is among the 21 states now inundated with the virus, and H3N2 has accounted for b...

Winter storm warning issued for northern Florida Winter storm warning issued for northern Florida

As the area of low pressure strengthens late tonight and Wednesday east of Florida, it is expected to pull down enough cold air to cause freezing rain to occur across the eastern Florida Panhandle and inland parts of north Florida very late tonight t...

Myanmar Drops Charges, Frees TRT Journalists Myanmar Drops Charges, Frees TRT Journalists

Singaporean camera operator Lau Hon Meng, Malaysian producer Mok Choy Lin, their Myanmar interpreter Aung Naing Soe, and driver Hla Tin were arrested on October 27 as they worked on a documentary for Turkish Radio and Television Corporation subsidiar...

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