Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre

The gunfire, according to reports, killed at least 143 people before the suicide bombing yesterday. "Our village is right at the entrance into Konduga town and that is where both the camp and the makeshift market are situated, which made us an instant target point of the insurgents", Kalli said. Read More

US Navy destroyer conducts operation in South China Sea

United States officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USS John S McCain travelled to within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals. "China has the firm determination to safeguard its territorial sovereignty and maritime interests", Geng said. The Department of Foreign Affairs did not comment further on the issue. Read More

Iowa officials warning bartenders to not serve Moscow Mules in copper mugs

Iowa officials warning bartenders to not serve Moscow Mules in copper mugs

In the advisory, health officials note that, in abiding by FDA guidelines, copper should not come into contact with acidic foods that have a pH below 6. The long-term effects of copper poisoning also include liver damage or cirrhosis. No alcoholic drink may be more recognizable than the Moscow mule, and often it has nothing to do with the actual drink. Read More

Amazon picks up Lucille Ball biopic starring Cate Blanchett

Amazon picks up Lucille Ball biopic starring Cate Blanchett

There have been previous attempts to bring this Hollywood love story to the screen, including 1991's Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter, with Francis Fisher and Maurice Bernard in the title roles. Ball and Arnaz divorced in 1960, and Ball began running Desilu Productions in 1962. Blanchett, meanwhile, has been nominated for six acting awards by the Academy, taking home the Oscar for best performance in 2004's " The Aviator " and 2013's " Blue Jasmine ". Read More

Scientists successfully edited a human embryo to erase a heart condition

Scientists successfully edited a human embryo to erase a heart condition

The consequences of the research may not be felt for quite a while yet as clinical trials remain a long way off, and are in fact now impermissible under federal law. But this prospect is still distant: "additional research, as well as an ethical debate will be needed before clinical trials", has taken care to specify the professor Amato. Read More

USA scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos

USA scientists correct DNA in lab-grown human embryos

The objective is to eradicate or correct genes that cause inherited disease, but many worry that this may lead to "designer" babies with genetic enhancements. The Oregon group managed to avoid that problem by injecting CRISPR segments - DNA segments used to cut out unwanted genes - and sperm cells into the eggs at the same time. Read More

Charlie Gard's parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats

Charlie Gard's parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats

Activists supporting Gard's parents gathered outside the High Court in London, where legal proceedings will resume Monday. A British court is expected to decide next week whether baby Charlie can be taken to the USA for treatment after other British and European courts said the infant's life support should be ended so that he can die with dignity. Read More

Hodges: Minneapolis police body camera policy must change

Hodges: Minneapolis police body camera policy must change

The police chief's comments seem to distance her department from Noor. Investigators examining the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer say they want to talk to a bicyclist who stopped and watched as officers gave medical aid to the woman. Read More

More Than Half Of People Infected With HIV On Life-Saving Antiretroviral Treatment

More Than Half Of People Infected With HIV On Life-Saving Antiretroviral Treatment

New infections among children nearly halved from 300,000 in 2010 to 160,000 a year ago, said the report. "Around 30 percent of people living with HIV still do not know their HIV status, 17.1 million people living with HIV do not have access to anti retroviral therapy, and more than half of all people living with HIV are not virally suppressed". Read More

Jagga Jasoos 2nd / 3rd Day Box Office Collection Total Worldwide Earning Report

Jagga Jasoos 2nd / 3rd Day Box Office Collection Total Worldwide Earning Report

Jagga Jasoos box office collection day 4: Ranbir Kapoor in a still from the film. Ranbir made his debut as producer with Jagga Jasoos and due to delay the budget of the film increased. Jagga Jasoos is about Jagga ( Ranbir ) on a quest to find his missing foster father Tutti-Futti (Saswata Chatterjee), after he is convinced that news of his death is false. Read More

Trump sits down with Mexico's president at last

Trump sits down with Mexico's president at last

Both leaders had previously agreed to not publicly discuss the border wall. President Trump referred to President Nieto as "my friend, the President of Mexico ", and said "And we're negotiating NAFTA and some other things with Mexico, and we'll see how it all turns out". Read More

Pakistan army says Indian firing kills 2 civilians along LoC

Pakistan army says Indian firing kills 2 civilians along LoC

Their two daughters Rubeena Kousar and Zahida Kousar and another girl Nazia Kousar daughter of Mohammad Mushtaq were injured. 35-year-old army jawan Showkat, who had come on a leave to spend time with family, and his 3-year-old wife Safiya were killed after sustaining critical splinter injuries of mortar shell, the official said. Read More

Opioid prescribing is still high and varies widely throughout the US

Opioid prescribing is still high and varies widely throughout the US

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in OR, that translated to eastern counties like Union and Wallowa, and southwestern counties like Lane, Douglas and Jackson. "Overall, opioid prescribing in the United States is down 18 percent since 2010". "In 2011 and 2012, OH and Kentucky, respectively, mandated that clinicians review Prescription Drug Monitoring Program data and implemented pain clinic regulation", the team noted. Read More

England to play 2 spinners, Ballance in 1st test vs SAfrica

England to play 2 spinners, Ballance in 1st test vs SAfrica

Root will take over from Cook as Test captain this week and we hear from Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Woakes, Steven Finn, Chris Rogers, Mike Brearley and Daniel Vettori on the importance of both players to the England team. "A lot of people ask questions about the last time he played for England , I look at his game now and so do the other selectors, he looks a completely different player and he's desperate to prove a point and go out there and score some big runs in this series. Read More

BOE chief Carney hints at rate rise

BOE chief Carney hints at rate rise

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says that the removal of some of the stimulus may be necessary. He said a change would depend on whether company investment could offset a slowdown in consumer spending. "They have been wrong for eight years about this and now they are going to be right?" This would, at the very least, ensure the Pound does not plump new depths, something that could raise inflation rates further. Read More

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Pot smoking in Colorado, Oregon and Washington seems to have resulted in collision frequencies roughly 3 percent higher than what would have been expected without legalization, according to a recent analysis from the Highway Loss Data Institute . Read More

Cuba reiterates willingness to keep talks with the US

Cuba reiterates willingness to keep talks with the US

Supporters of the embargo cite Cuba's ongoing human rights abuses and restrictions on free trade as reasons for Cuba to remain an unacceptable trading partner barring substantial political change. The US Department of State will be publishing a list of entities with which direct transactions generally will be banned as a result of the Policy. Read More

This is how much lead was found in random baby food samples

This is how much lead was found in random baby food samples

Vogel noted that even small amounts of exposure can add up and that scientists believe there's "no safe levels of lead in blood". Lead was detected in 20% of baby food samples compared to 14% for other foods. 55 percent of apple juices for babies had lead , while the regular apple juices had 25 percent chances of being toxic due to lead . For comparison, we are talking about an average increase of 0.46 μg/dL blood lead levels from dietary exposure alone. Read More

Gallery: Community comes together at McLeod during Relay For Life

Gallery: Community comes together at McLeod during Relay For Life

Bernier explained the goal of the Relay for Life teams, and how the commitment of the volunteers is integral to the success of the American Cancer Society. Live auctions, food and music also were at the event in order to raise money. Such was the case Friday evening as the 2017 Relay for Life opening ceremonies began, promptly at 6 p.m. Read More

Trump Should Think Twice Before Rolling Back Obama's Cuba Policy

Trump Should Think Twice Before Rolling Back Obama's Cuba Policy

That is the opinion of the leader of the Engage Cuba coalition, James Williams, who said that dismantling the policies implemented by the Barack Obama administration (2009-2017) would be bad for the USA and Cuban peoples and for the White House chief himself. Read More

NWS: Storms Monday, sunny the rest of the week

NWS: Storms Monday, sunny the rest of the week

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, Scattered Showers (30%), Cooler, Windy. North wind 7 to 13 miles per hour. There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. East wind around 7 miles per hour. Bradenton saw 1.56 inches of rainfall in the last 24 hours, according to Bay News 9 . Small chance for an isolated shower. Read More

Indian advance to knockout stages of Sudirman Cup

Indian advance to knockout stages of Sudirman Cup

Sikki Reddy. Both Denmark and India now have won one match each and the knockout berths would be decided only after tomorrow's clash between Indonesia and Denmark. In what will be a tough opening test, India, led by Rio Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu , have to punch above their weight if they are to stand a chance against the two-time runners-up. Read More

Judge overturns life sentences for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

Judge overturns life sentences for DC sniper Lee Boyd Malvo

And so even though Malvo entered pleas in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, and agreed to serve two life sentences without parole, in addition to being convicted by a jury and sentenced to two life sentences in Chesapeake, Va., U.S. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences for juveniles without the possibility for parole were unconstitutional. "We believe that Judge Jackson's ruling is consistent with the mandates of the United States Supreme Court on these sentencing ... Read More

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization

The governor has said he's not philosophically opposed to marijuana legalization but has concerns about public safety, children's health and impaired drivers. Vermont residents are among the most pot-friendly in the country, according to some studies. Under the legislation, small amounts of marijuana would have been legal to possess and grow for anyone over age 21. Read More

Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation -aides

Rogers met with Trump in NY shortly after the election, and Trump's advisers at the time held him out as the leading candidate to be the next director of national intelligence. A United States intelligence community report in January said Russian intelligence was behind the hacks, staged to undermine confidence in U.S. democracy. Read More

Your lack of sleep is making you ugly

Your lack of sleep is making you ugly

During the following week, they were then asked to limit themselves to only four hours sleep per night for two consecutive days. A group of 122 strangers then rated the photos in terms of who they wanted to socialise, attractiveness and health. Read More

Triple talaq: Supreme Court reserves verdict as 6-day hearing ends

Triple talaq: Supreme Court reserves verdict as 6-day hearing ends

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq among Muslims. The hearing assumed significance as the apex court has heard the matter during the summer vacation. This will not only protect the interest of a woman (Muslim) but also keep the 1,400 years faith of the followers of Islam, intact. Read More

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call, Microsoft warns

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call, Microsoft warns

A security guard stands outside the Telefonica headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Friday, May 12, 2017. It's a good idea to back up files to a drive that remains entirely disconnected from your network. Brad Smith, who is Microsoft's chief legal officer, said Sunday in a blog post that his company, its customers and the government all share the blame. Read More

Real Madrid thrashes Sevilla to close in on La Liga title

Real Madrid thrashes Sevilla to close in on La Liga title

The defender appeared to talk to the referee before striking the set piece, but should he have been allowed to do that? Was Nacho simply being inventive? Then, on the final day of the season next Sunday, Real visit Malaga and Barcelona entertain Eibar. Read More

Revamped F1 returns to Europe with no clear favorite

With Ferrari having won two of the year's first four races, Hamilton believes this weekend's actual deficit is less than that, and that both teams have found similar gains. "I didn't get everything together, I wasn't too happy but I can feel the vehicle is quick so that is good". Wolff said Mercedes had to face this new scenario after dominating for three seasons. Read More