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Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 25, including children


Eight of the dead and six of the injured were children, according to the reports. The UN said residential areas of the province, including a health centre occupied by refugees, have been subjected to a full blockade imposed by Yemeni authorities and "indiscriminate shelling" that caused casualties and forced many families to flee. Read More »

Shelton Capital Management Buys 6225 Shares of Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

It also reduced Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) stake by 12,366 shares and now owns 1.54 million shares. Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $348,400 activity. 300 shares valued at $21,127 were sold by Gosebruch Henry O on Monday, July 31. Read More »

Buhari Appoints 209 Board Chairmen [Full List]


He also appointed Chris Utov as a member of the Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research. He said the names where compiled by the national secretariat of the APC and forwarded to the then secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir Lawal . Read More »

This may be a bad flu season, especially around the holidays


The San Francisco Chronicle reports there have been 11 confirmed flu-related deaths in California of people younger than age 65 this year as of Thursday (flu deaths among people 65 and older are not tracked by the state). When it comes to the flu, there's a consensus; It's bad. Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though that is more common in children than adults. Read More »

Salah Shines Once More As Liverpool Overcome Leicester At Anfield


Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will sit out of the encounter as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury sustained against Swansea . With 46 goals scored in the season so far, Klopp's attack is in fine form. Leicester held firm under relentless pressure before the interval and Liverpool's reward arrived during the second period, courtesy of two expertly taken strikes from Salah that take the Egypt winger on to 23 goals for the campaign in all competitions. Read More »

Goalie Carter Hart to start for Canada against Denmark at world juniors


A day after the Americans were upset by the heavy underdog Slovakia, they didn't let another game slip away. Canada's next game will be against Denmark Saturday night. Kieffer Bellows and then Brady Tkachuk scored in the shootout for the USA on Canada goalie Carter Hart . Canada built a 2-0 lead in the first period on power-play goals by Cale Makar and Dube. Read More »

British American Tobacco plc (NYSE:BTI)

Blue Fin Capital Inc who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc Sponsored Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $148.76B market cap company. Cowen & Co initiated the shares of BTI in report on Tuesday, August 25 with "Market Perform" rating. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $77.00. Read More »

Wind Chill Advisories and Warnings Issued


Expect wind chills down to 40 below zero in the warning area from midnight until noon Saturday . Sunday night could have wind chills as low as 30 below and Monday's high is 0 to 2. It'll warm up to all of 5 degrees Sunday, but the wind chill will make it feel more like minus 20. There will be a new storm forming at sea, but most of the heavy precipitation's should stay off shore. Read More »

Flu outbreak already reported in 36 states, CDC says


Twenty-one of these states, Louisiana included, are also showing high numbers of cases, according to epidemiologists. "However, in recent past seasons in which A (H3N2) viruses predominated, hospitalizations and deaths were more common, and the effectiveness of the vaccine was lower", according to a report from the CDC . Read More »

Man Creates Nightmarish iPhone X Invisible Face Mask


The inventor called the new function "optical camouflage". Now a Japanese developer wants to make your face invisible. Noshiro didn't exactly explain how he was able to pull off the trick, despite his followers asking how he did it. It's not known when the app will be released, or whether it will have any functionality beyond the fun of making yourself invisible. Noshiro's video shows a very simple camera trick, where his entire face is transparent; leaving only his mouth and eyes showing. Read More »

Suspect sought in Woodbridge bank robbery


Police believe the two robberies are connected. They took the 15-year-old into custody there, but the other suspects ran off, Bragg said. Walker Police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Tuesday night. The first suspect is a black male last seen wearing dark trousers and a light-colored sweatshirt or coat and running west on 11th street toward Lawrence Street. Read More »

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High


About 22 percent of teen mothers also tested positive for marijuana use at eight weeks of gestation. An analysis of urine samples from roughly 300,000 California women finds that more than 7 percent used marijuana while pregnant. "We recommend (pregnant women) stop immediately". "They hear medical marijuana and think it's safe, but there are a lot of medications that aren't safe during pregnancy". Read More »

South Korea seized Hong Kong ship over oil transfer to North: Seoul


Resolution 2397, adopted on December 22, allows a country to seize, inspect and impound any vessel within its territorial waters that is suspected of engaging in prohibited activities with North Korea. "China has always implemented UN Security Council resolutions pertaining to North Korea in their entirety and fulfils its global obligations". She added: "If there is solid evidence proving that there is on the Chinese side any violation of the Security Council resolutions, China will surely ... Read More »

DE posts 2nd flu death of young season


DHHS said the child was between the ages of 5 and 17, but declined to provide the gender, hometown and county, citing privacy concerns. Oklahoma doctors say they're seeing a dramatic increase in the number of flu cases and health officials warn that it could get worse. Read More »

Jeff Teague To Undergo MRI On Injured Left Knee


The Timberwolves' point guard depth is about to be tested. Teague's absence will make things more challenging for the Timberwolves, especially with head coach Tom Thibodeau relying so heavily on his starters. Jones has started three games this season, and Minnesota went 2-1 in those games. After averaging 16.2 points per game in October and 17.9 in November, the former Chicago Bulls star is putting up 27 a night in the month of December. Read More »

More US pregnant women consuming cannabis than ever


That being said, it's impossible to determine whether they used the drug before or after they found out that they are pregnant. Also, they saw that the women who mostly accepted doing it were those under 24 years of age. "The impacts of prenatal marijuana use haven't been very well studied", Young-Wolff said. A new study found more pregnant women in California are using marijuana to soothe morning sickness and anxiety. Read More »

Even "Legal" Air Pollution Is Killing Older Americans


Medicare population, which lives in more than 39,000 zip codes, to the 22 million U.S. residents who died during the time period. Port Talbot pollution stock images. An increase of 1 part per billion in daily ozone could lead to 250 additional people dying, or 3,250 addition deaths, during the study period. "There were no significant differences in the mortality risk associated with air pollution among individuals living in urban vs rural areas". Read More »

Canadian Blood Services needs more donors during holidays


Canadian Blood Services has seen a notable increase in donations since December 18 when it issued an urgent call for eligible donors to fill 35,000 open appointments by January 6. Rick Prinzen, Canadian Blood Services' chief supply chain officer, said: "The holiday period always presents challenges for us as we work to ensure we have enough blood and blood products to meet patients' needs". Read More »

Husband in custody in death of Brooklyn woman


A spokesperson for the NYPD on Thursday confirmed to that the officers in question have been suspended from duty and that the Internal Affairs Bureau was investigating the allegations against them. At the time, Wells had called 911 claiming that she was afraid of her boyfriend, who was acting strangely, according to sources. Wells' young child was also found in the house. Read More »

Netflix INC (NFLX) Holder Ctc LLC Cut Its Position as Stock Rose

Delineated as the total market value of all outstanding shares of the company, the current market cap for Netflix , valued at 80.68B. RBC Capital Markets maintained Netflix , Inc. Wedbush restated a "hold" rating and issued a $190.00 price target (up previously from $180.00) on shares of Netflix in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. Read More »

Health officials: Get vaccinated for the flu


In its latest report released Wednesday, the state Department of Health ranked Berks second out of 67 counties in reported flu cases, with 345. Louisiana is leading the nation in the number of flu cases this year. However, many experts also warn that the 2017-2018 flu season is a big one and that it could affect the effectivity of the vaccine. "Within the first 24-48 hours", said Welch. Read More »

Hospitals see an increase in revenue from auto parking


The government condemned "complex and unfair" parking charges and called for reform, but a Department of Health spokesman said they were a matter for local NHS organisations rather than central regulation. At Ipswich Hospital we will shortly be opening around an extra 250 spaces of additional auto parking. However, the Trust's figures were just a fraction of that earned by University Hospital Southampton, where staff and visitors paid £3,730,000 in the last financial year. Read More »

Calcium and Vitamin D supplements do not protect against fractures


It is hard to expect from older people to do enough regular exercise and get adequate sunshine or even adjust their diet accordingly. "The potential benefit of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in preventing even a small number of hip fractures far outweighs the otherwise minimum risks associated with routine calcium and vitamin D supplementation in at-risk populations", Smith added. Read More »

Live trivia hit headquarters comes to Android on January 1st


Mashable has previously reported that an Android version was likely to come out by the end of the month, so the pre-registration would appear to come right on time. The result has been that playing headquarters can be a pretty tortuous experience, with host Scott Rogowsky continually locked in a rictus of low-res agony before lagging out of existence like Max Headroom trying to hijack your TV. Read More »

Video game players may have huge mental problems


Play too many video games? Another red flag is when someone chooses games over other interests in life and keeps playing despite negative consequences. A final decision on including "gaming disorder" as a mental health disorder has not been made. There are many other studies leading up to the ICD-11 classification of gaming disorder that demonstrates a correlation between high-frequency of video gaming behavior, impulsivity, and attention problems. Read More »

Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas


Most flu vaccines protect against strains that are only respiratory in nature. Dr. Kasey Holder, the Vice President of Medical Affairs at St. Bernards Medical Center, said flu cases have really picked up regionally and across the state over the past few weeks. Read More »

More young women are using pot during pregnancy


Nancy Goler, both of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland. The study only analysed the data of marijuana use among certain women in California, however a separate study was also conducted on pregnant women across the United States. Read More »

Erie, Pennsylvania receives 56.5 inches of snow in 42 hours


Up to a foot more snow is forecast for Erie through Wednesday. More than 62.9 inches have fallen on the city since December 23, with an additional 2 to 4 inches predicted Wednesday. State police and the state Department of Transportation are urging people to avoid travel, citing poor visibility and deteriorating conditions. It's asking residents to stay off streets until the snow stops and roads can reopen. Read More »

Liberia elections: presidential run-off vote on Tuesday


They are selecting a victor between former football star George Weah and veteran Deputy President Joseph Boakai to succeed Africa's first elected woman President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who's constitutional mandate has run out. Both Weah and Boakai have built their campaigns around job creation, education and building infrastructure. Pollsters say Tuesday's election is too close to call, and official results aren't expected for a few days. Read More »

Tropical Storm Tembin Leaves More Than 100 Dead In The Philippines


Tembin comes less than a week after another tropical storm. A large number of dead and missing were also reported in Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur provinces, where floodwaters from a mountain washed away several riverside houses. Disaster officials said 159 people were listed as missing while about 70,000 had been forced from their homes. But disaster officials said many villagers had ignored warnings this time to get out of coastal areas and move away from riverbanks. Read More »

Get a bad Christmas gift? Experts offer holiday gift return tips


And that's okay, people can't always get it right. Places like Best Buy and Sears have restocking fees. If you have a return, check the store's website so you understand the policy ahead of time. Nordstrom . Finally, if you have a gift that you just don't know where it's from, you might be in luck if it has a barcode. Don't open the box . Read More »

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%


However, the government sources said that the scheme of providing free water up to 700 litre per day will continue. Though, 20,000 litres of water is free for all metered households, those found exceeding the limit, even by a litre, will pay for the entire quantity under the new tariff regime. Read More »

Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

The eleventh edition of the International Classification of Diseases, a manual published by WHO, will be released sometime in 2018, and among the included health conditions is gaming disorder . Now, after consultations with mental health experts, it seems WHO has determined that it is in fact a disorder. Video games , like many other forms of entertainment can be a really addictive thing. Read More »

Union minister slams 'secularists', says Constitution to change

It sparked condemnation from chief minister Siddaramaiah of the Congress , who said the BJP leader does not know parliamentary or political language. If someone says I am a Muslim, or I am a Christian, or I am a Lingayat, or I am a Hindu, I feel very happy because he knows his roots. While CPM student wing SFI demonstrated against Hegde's remarks in Koppal on Sunday, the outcry grew louder on Monday with the Congress protesting across the state. Read More »

Bengaluru becomes the first Indian city to get its very own logo


The logo is the brainchild of Patel and Venkatesh Rao. The red and black logo is part English and part Kannada. We had to convey in the logo, what Bengaluru really stands for and its ethos. Civil evangelist V. Ravichandar felt that the logo could have been anchored with tags like "Feel Bengaluru " and "Coll Bengaluru " and said that "The logo was long overdue, but a great initiative". Read More »