2 dead, 70 injured in Amtrak train accident in South Carolina

Conductor Michael Cella , 36, died after Amtrak Train 91 headed for Miami collided with a stationary CSX freight train at about 2:35 a.m. south of Cayce, S.C. The accident occurred just outside of South Carolina's state capital. The Governor went ... More..

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North Korea is helping develop Syria's chemical weapons programme, United Nations says
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

North Korea is helping develop Syria's chemical weapons programme, United Nations says

The council moved to curb North Korea's coal exports - the cash-strapped country's biggest foreign currency earner - in 2016 and introduced a total ban on them in August 2017. However, diplomats and weapons ins...More..

Modi calls Karnataka govt '10 per cent Sarkar'
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Modi calls Karnataka govt '10 per cent Sarkar'

Earlier in the day, PM Modi tore into the Siddaramaiah government over alleged corruption and deteriorating law and order in the state. Modi did not make a single reference to the BJP's five-year rule in Ka...More..

Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad?
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad?

Twinkle Khanna singled out one tweet, which insinuated that the ' PadMan Challenge' is just a publicity stunt for the film and reflects the "hypocrisy" of the Bollywood celebs. The fans of the stars can not...More..

This Florida nurse really wants you to wash your 'stinking hands'
by | Sunday, February 04, 2018

This Florida nurse really wants you to wash your 'stinking hands'

But Katherine insists she didn't mean to undermine anyone's intelligence, she just wanted people to understand how they can take the correct precautions to get themselves disinfected. "So, guess what? Five flus...More..

Govt to roll out health cover scheme from next fiscal: Arun Jaitley
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Govt to roll out health cover scheme from next fiscal: Arun Jaitley

A provisional allocation of Rs. 2,000 crore has been made for the scheme in the Budget. The scheme, touted as the world's largest government-funded healthcare programme, is aimed at benefiting 100 million poo...More..

Connections: Why is this year's flu season worse than usual?
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Connections: Why is this year's flu season worse than usual?

The percentage of visits to doctors' offices and emergency rooms for flu-like illnesses rose to 7.1% for the week, up from 6.6% a week earlier. Medical professionals continue to urge everyone to get flu shot...More..

Medical Information Right this moment: One injection may kill most cancers
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Medical Information Right this moment: One injection may kill most cancers

The approach works for many different types of cancers , including those that arise spontaneously, the study found. "Our approach uses a one-time application of very small amounts of two agents to stimulate ...More..

Tinder can no longer discriminate against users aged over 30
by | Saturday, February 03, 2018

Tinder can no longer discriminate against users aged over 30

Younger users are charged $9.99 or $14.99 for Tinder Plus while those 30 and over are charged $19.99, NBC News reported . The original class action lawsuit was brought in 2016, but Tinder argued that it ha...More..

California Lawsuit Seeks to Label Coffee as Carcinogen
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

California Lawsuit Seeks to Label Coffee as Carcinogen

Coffee retailers have fought against the suit, arguing that the levels of acrylamide present in the beverage are not harmful, and that the health benefits of java outweigh its risks, CNN reports . Acrylamide i...More..

Canada Senate votes to make national anthem gender neutral
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Canada Senate votes to make national anthem gender neutral

The bill had stalled in the Senate as the opposition Conservatives fought its passage, but it won Senate approval on a voice vote Wednesday. Yesterday, she tweeted 'Dear Senate of Canada: @ SenateCA: R...More..

Supporters launch Obasanjo's Coalition Movement without him
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Supporters launch Obasanjo's Coalition Movement without him

The move may not be unconnected to the call by former President Olusegun Obasanjo's charge on the need for a Coalition for Nigeria. A South Africa-based Nigerian pastor, Prophet Samuel Akinbodun, has warned...More..

Pfizer Inc. Earnings Beat Estimates, Boost Shares
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Pfizer Inc. Earnings Beat Estimates, Boost Shares

In other Pfizer news, insider Alexander R. Mackenzie sold 14,700 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 1st. JOHNSON RADY A also sold $296,560 worth of Pfizer Inc . The dru...More..

Bizarre Factors That Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Bizarre Factors That Increase Your Risk Of Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month, which aims to raise awareness about heart disease to help us all live longer, healthier lives. Thousands of New Yorkers will participate in National Wear Red Day on Febru...More..

Smith expecting tough Test series for batsmen in SA
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Smith expecting tough Test series for batsmen in SA

The last time team India played an ODI series in South Africa , they were beaten 0-2 in the 3-match series in 2013 season. "To be honest, we went to South Africa with a lot of overconfidence because we did...More..

Glavin: State of the union does nothing to clarify Trump's global intentions
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Glavin: State of the union does nothing to clarify Trump's global intentions

Around 20 students gathered in Posvar Hall Tuesday evening for a viewing party, hosted by PSSA, of President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address . In a post-speech rebuttal, Massachusetts Rep. Joe...More..

Coventry to host BBC music festival
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Coventry to host BBC music festival

Finally, BBC 6 Music will be taking over Titanic Slipways, Belfast on May 25th to 26th with artists including Beck , Courtney Barnett , Manic Street Preachers and Public Service Broadcasting . Tickets for ...More..

Trump Health Appointee Bought Stock In Tobacco Company One Month Into Job
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Trump Health Appointee Bought Stock In Tobacco Company One Month Into Job

Lloyd said HHS Secretary Alex Azar , the former drug company executive who was just sworn into office earlier this week, accepted the resignation after Fitzgerald "advised him of both the status of the fina...More..

White House unveils proposal to give citizenship to 1.8 mn undocumented immigrants
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

White House unveils proposal to give citizenship to 1.8 mn undocumented immigrants

One remaining option that looks increasingly likely is for Congress to pair a temporary extension of DACA with government funding, perhaps with some border security, and punt a longer-term deal into an indefi...More..

Rough sleeper numbers in England rise for seventh year running
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Rough sleeper numbers in England rise for seventh year running

Rough sleeping has increased by 169% since reporting began in 2010. Homeless Link chief executive Rick Henderson said: "This rise in rough sleeping is appalling, with a saddening growth in the number of p...More..

Swatting Mosquitoes Teaches Them To Avoid You
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Swatting Mosquitoes Teaches Them To Avoid You

Understanding how mosquitoes behave could lead to more-developed tools. "By understanding how mosquitoes are making decisions on whom to bite, and how learning influences those behaviours, we can better u...More..

Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Duterte says United Nations useless, tells Suu Kyi to ignore human rights critics

Suu Kyi, known as a democracy and human rights icon, has disappointed many for her silence over the persecution of Rohingyas in her country. Surakiart "parroted the unsafe and untrue notion that global NGOs e...More..

Flu Season Death Rate At Epidemic Level — CDC
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Flu Season Death Rate At Epidemic Level — CDC

For the week ending January 24, 2018, fifty-nine counties reported increasing flu activity while eight counties reported activity at a plateau. The federal team would collect data on the virus' spread across ...More..

Crime rate in Suffolk has risen by 15.7 per cent since 2016
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Crime rate in Suffolk has risen by 15.7 per cent since 2016

The London mayor has suggested that the crime wave overtaking England and Wales - and Britain's multicultural capital, in particular - is a outcome of falling police numbers, in an opinion piece published...More..

President Trump
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

President Trump "ready to apologise" for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

Trump said he retweeted the messages, which contained the titles "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!" and "Islamist mob pushes teenage boy off roof and beats him to death!" because he is a "big beli...More..