Monday August 20-th, 2018

Grindr data release of people's HIV status Grindr data release of people's HIV status

Plans to halt the data sharing followed a report by Buzzfeed News - citing research from Norwegian non-profit SINTEF - that the app was was passing on users' HIV information along with their Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email, which...

Legalizing Marijuana May Help Alleviate Rise Of Opioid Epidemic Legalizing Marijuana May Help Alleviate Rise Of Opioid Epidemic

A pair of studies has found that states in the U.S. that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana have seen a drop in opioid prescriptions. States with recreational marijuana laws saw an average reduction of 6.38 percent. A significant perc...

Synthetic Marijuana Kills 2 in IL Synthetic Marijuana Kills 2 in IL

By Saturday, public health officials said 38 people had been hospitalized in the Chicago area and central IL; however, they will not release where exactly the fatal overdose occurred, or any details about the user. "We're doing whatever we can with r...

Israel reaches deal on African migrants Israel reaches deal on African migrants

The groups had challenged the deportation plan in Israel's High Court, which on March 15 issued a temporary order that froze its implementation. Netanyahu and his interior minister, Arieh Deri, are to make a formal announcement shortly, according...

Qutub Minar turns blue on World Autism Awareness Day Qutub Minar turns blue on World Autism Awareness Day

The findings are based on in-depth interviews with parents of 20 autistic children in Mumbai, said Ghosh. Autism , or autism spectrum disorder, is considered as a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive b...

Mississippi State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to national championship Mississippi State outlasts Louisville in OT to advance to national championship

While the men's NCAA Tournament bracket has seen a handful of upsets and a darling Cinderella team emerge into the Final Four, it definitely hasn't been that way in the women's tournament. "In this game, we had a lot of people do things just right ...

Pruitt's Security Team Broke Down Condo Door Last Year Pruitt's Security Team Broke Down Condo Door Last Year

Or is it Ethical Practices Avoided? President Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency head past year rented an apartment in Washington, DC, owned by the wife of an energy lobbyist, and it's an open question whether this arrangement crossed a...

Obituaries - Thursday, March 29 2018 Obituaries - Thursday, March 29 2018

His very big and handsome heart was open to any and all who were fortunate enough to come into his path. Very deeply regretted by his loving family, wife Marcella, son Nathan, parents, brothers, sisters, niece, nephew, grand-nephew, extended family...

US, SKorea kick off military exercises US, SKorea kick off military exercises

Numerous anti-war activists held up bright pink peace signs during a rally near the USA embassy in Seoul . A South Korean military official said that as previously announced, South Korean and US troops will begin their joint exercise on Sunday wit...

Corruption: Lai Mohammed lied; I never collected a dime from Dasuki - Secondus Corruption: Lai Mohammed lied; I never collected a dime from Dasuki - Secondus

If the federal government and the APC are serious about fighting corruption and not just out to persecute PDP members, they should have begun with the probe into the source of the billions of naira used for President Buhari's 2015 presidential campai...

Sunrisers Hyderabad pick up Alex Hales replacing David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad pick up Alex Hales replacing David Warner

Earlier, reports had emerged that Sunrisers Hyderabad wanted the left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman to join the side for IPL 2018 in place of David Warner , who has been banned for one-year by Cricket Australia for his involvment in the ball-tamperi...

FG lists Names of Looters, PDP Kicks FG lists Names of Looters, PDP Kicks

Taking up the challenge, the Minister of Information and Culture, in a statement released on Friday said, "The PDP has challenged us to name the looters under their watch". Nigerians are not interested in brands. He, however, said the PDP has done ...

Greensboro Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting After Traffic Stop Greensboro Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting After Traffic Stop

Crime scene tape weaved in and out of the Battleground Village parking lot and across the street to Total Wine & More. Police said they believe the suspects were in the vehicle involved in the traffic stop on Battleground Avenue. He then busted a w...

Report says rubber duckies possibly filled with bacteria Report says rubber duckies possibly filled with bacteria

It's not a big surprise since sometimes the liquid could be days old. The bacteria discovered when ducks were squeezed included Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa , a bacterium which is "often implicated in hospital-acquired infections".

Egypt WC opponents: Russian Federation fall to France by score of 3-1 Egypt WC opponents: Russian Federation fall to France by score of 3-1

The visitors stepped up a gear in the second half and Pogba , who has had a disappointing campaign under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United this season, doubled the tally as he curled a free kick into the top corner in the 49th minute.

Scottish police arrest Catalan politician Clara Ponsati Scottish police arrest Catalan politician Clara Ponsati

A former Catalan government minister has gave herself up to police in Edinburgh, Scotland under a European arrest warrant issued by Madrid. The academic was to attend an initial extradition hearing at Edinburgh Sheriff Court later Wednesday.

Leonard Hamilton apologizes for conduct in postgame interview Leonard Hamilton apologizes for conduct in postgame interview

Trailing by just four points with 11 seconds to play, why did the Seminoles give up rather than foul and try to extend the game? UPDATE: Hamilton has issued a statement regarding the interview... "The combination of the drama and the raw emotion ...

Security experts urge USA to keep Iran nuclear deal Security experts urge USA to keep Iran nuclear deal

It added that senior officials from the U.S. Departments of State, Defense, the Treasury and the intelligence community participated in the meeting. Hosseini alleged that the United States will use the MEK to attempt to overthrow the theocratic reg...

Delhi Budget: AAP govt allocates nearly Rs 14000 cr for education sector Delhi Budget: AAP govt allocates nearly Rs 14000 cr for education sector

The State finance minister, who also holds education portfolio, informed that the government has increased the budget allocation for education this year at Rs.13,997 crore. The pilot project to install solar panels over 16 km length of cycle tracks. ...

Military parade held in capital to mark Pakistan Day Military parade held in capital to mark Pakistan Day

Contingents of Pakistan Army, Pakistan Air Force, and Pakistan Navy held a march-past and a salute to the president of Pakistan . Upon arrival, President Mamnoon Hussain was received by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi after which he inspec...

Kylie Jenner shares three up close photos of daughter Stormi Kylie Jenner shares three up close photos of daughter Stormi

Kylie might be showing off her "angel baby " to the world, but she's very protective about who she allows near the seven week old. Jenner posted a series of Snapchats on Friday afternoon, which showed a pair of Lamborghini sports cars parked side ...

College Basketball: Elite 8 - Florida State Seminoles vs. Michigan Wolverines College Basketball: Elite 8 - Florida State Seminoles vs. Michigan Wolverines

Additionally, the last time they reached the Final Four was in a loss against UCLA in 1972. Our soccer team does an outstanding job . There's no question that the Seminoles are deep - maybe even the deepest team left in the field - but the...

Grilling meat may raise the risk of high blood pressure Grilling meat may raise the risk of high blood pressure

A new study suggests that those who eat their meat cooked thoroughly have a slightly higher chance of high blood pressure , compare to those who get their food rare. The three elements Liu mentions (oxidative stress, inflammation , and insulin r...

Prince Harry freaked out by cold feet next to Meghan Markle Prince Harry freaked out by cold feet next to Meghan Markle

Here, the engaged couple are pictured departing from Catalyst Inc, Northern Irelands next generation science park on March 23, 2018 in Belfast, Nothern Ireland. Meghan looked stunning in a cream Mackage coat, the Victoria Beckham jumper she wore for ...

U Htin Kyaw's Two-Year Presidency in Pictures U Htin Kyaw's Two-Year Presidency in Pictures

No reason was given, but there have been growing concerns in recent months about the 71-year-old's health after he appeared frail at official functions. Suu Kyi had two sons by her late husband, a British academic. Kyaw has cited health issues to r...

Southeast Asia leaders use Australia meet to talk N Korea Southeast Asia leaders use Australia meet to talk N Korea

The humanitarian crisis was "comprehensively discussed" at the inaugural Asean-Australia Special Summit, where leaders also discussed flashpoints including the South China Sea and North Korea. " Aung San Suu Kyi . seeks support from Asean and other n...

Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law Mississippi Enacts US' Most Restrictive Abortion Law

Previously, Mississippi law prohibited abortions past 20 weeks gestation. "Under decades of United States Supreme Court precedent, the state of MS can not ban abortion prior to viability, regardless of what exceptions are provided to the ban", ...

Britain Accuses Russia Of Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent

Relations between London and Moscow have crashed to a post-Cold War low over the Salisbury attack. 24-hours later, Russian Federation retaliated by expelling 23 British diplomats in Moscow and also declared them persona non-grata in retaliation t...

Homecoming for Irish rugby team cancelled due to weather Homecoming for Irish rugby team cancelled due to weather

Clive Woodward believes the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand left England's stars too drained to thrive at the Six Nations. "We've scored a lot of tries this year, but that pure resilience, the ability to get back up in the defensive line,...

Duke Blue Devils vs Rhode Island Rams NCAA Tournament Betting Odds Duke Blue Devils vs Rhode Island Rams NCAA Tournament Betting Odds

Duke: For all of its offensive brilliance, the biggest difference for the Blue Devils over the last month has been their work at the other end of the floor. While the Blue Devils have to wait a couple of hours to see who they will be playing in th...

Snow showers forecast for Shropshire this weekend Snow showers forecast for Shropshire this weekend

Snow is due to fall on Portsmouth and the surrounding areas from 7pm on Saturday until 6am on Sunday. That snow storm was so severe that lying snow is still visible in parts of the country today. He added: "It's worth remembering that cold temperat...

Legendary Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido dead at 79

Fenves tweeted: "The winningest coach in college baseball history, Augie Garrido was first and foremost an educator". "If you were fortunate enough to have spent time with Augie, or if you followed him in any way, he had a great effect on you wit...

Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018 Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018

The students opened their envelopes at the same time, revealing where they will pursue their medical residency training. Twenty-three percent matched to residencies at institutions ranked in U.S. Most of the class were selected to do their residency ...

It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door It rains diamonds and gold bars in Russian Federation as aircraft loses door

The plane had been forced to turn back to the airport , and police quickly closed off the area to prevent a gold rush, according to media reports. As many as 200 bars were part of the cargo, each weighing about 20 kg. All of the bars have now been...

South Africa star Rabada appeals against two-match ban South Africa star Rabada appeals against two-match ban

Rabada was given three demerit points for the shoulder bump in Port Elizabeth, taking him to eight within a two-year period, which triggered an automatic two- match suspension. South African Cricketers Association chief executive Tony Irish told The...

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