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Houston-area Sam's Club stores abruptly close


Sam's Club abruptly closed 63 locations across the United States , with some shuttered Thursday without notice to employees, according to Business Insider . In a separate news release , also issued Thursday, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon attributed the changes to a lower business tax rate recently approved by President Donald Trump and the U.S. Read More »

Boy Scratched by Bat & Infected with Rabies Dies


When Henry Roque mentioned the bat, doctors became alarmed. He said he had found a sick bat, put it in a bucket and told his son not to touch it, but he did and was scratched. The animals have been tested but the results were unknown, officials tell the Sentinel. The parents opted for the child to be placed into a medically-induced coma as part of the Milwaukee protocol - an experimental treatment on those infected with the rabies virus. Read More »

Rohingya deal aims to repatriate refugees 'within two years'


Shahidul Haque led the Bangladesh delegation while Permanent Secretary Myint Thu led the Myanmar side at the consultation. The agreement is guided by the earlier understanding and principles signed "Arrangement on return of displaced person from Rakhine State" and the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the JWG. Read More »

Sri Lanka reimposes women alcohol ban days after it was lifted


Sri Lanka's Supreme Court concluded its hearing on the President's term in his office on Thursday (11) and said the confidential decision will be conveyed to the President on Sunday (14). He had also backed the civil society's demand to abolish the presidency when he was declared the Opposition's common candidate in 2015. Critics point to Sirisena's double standard, as he has boasted of efforts to involve more women in Sri Lanka's politics but seems set on keeping freedoms limited in aspects ... Read More »

'Trump lawyer brokered paying $130ka month to adult film star'


What's so audacious about what the White House did with this one is that Cohen sent a statement to the Wall Street Journal addressed "To whom it may concern" and signed "Stormy Daniels" (the accuser's nom de plume) that denied that the allegation was true - but this was written by Cohen! Clifford put out a statement, according to the New York Times , saying "Rumors that I have received hush money from Donald Trump are completely false". Read More »

Flu Cases on the Rise: RVNA Offers Flu Shots & Practical Tips


For the first time in 13 years, every state in the continental US has been hit with the widespread flu, according to Fox32 Chicago. Flu symptoms are generally more severe than seasonal colds, which rarely causes a fever or headache, only sometimes includes fatigue and results in less severe body aches. Read More »

Nigeria summons U.S. ambassador over Trump comments -foreign minister

Trump -but withheld further details about the invitation. A South African diplomatic source told Anadolu Agency a closed-door meeting between the US ambassador in Pretoria and South African officials will be held at 6 p.m. A US senator who attended the gathering said the president used "vile, vulgar" language, including repeatedly using the word "shithole" when speaking about African countries. Read More »

Record-breaker at the double as Spurs down Everton


Mauricio Pochettino is "very happy with the wonderful performance", providing his stamp of approval on Tottenham's 4-0 demolishing of Everton . These boys are great, they set me up and we've got to keep going and winning games. The goal was rightfully ruled out for offside. "This way, he's going to break all the records in the Premier League and in England", Pochettino told BT Sport . Read More »

Latest flu advice - 'Catch it, Bin it, Kill it'


Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died of the infectious disease. Wilson said most cases of the flu do not require hospitalization. HANCOCK PUBLIC HEALTH recommends using products like these when battling the flu - disinfecting wipes, alcohol-based hand sanitizer and lots of soap and water for washing hands. Read More »

O'Hare Airport Travelers May Have Been Exposed to the Measles


According to a spokesperson, a passenger who was infectious with measles arrived at worldwide terminal 5 January 10th, and traveled to a domestic flight at Terminal 1. Jennifer Layden with the public health department. Measles can cause serious illness such as pneumonia and swelling of the brain. Anyone who is concerned about their health should contact their doctor. Read More »

British American Tobacco (BTI) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Grupo Financiero Santander México, C.V. (NYSE:BSMX) has risen 7.22% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.92% the S&P500. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of British American Tobacco by 16.3% during the second quarter. Therefore 23% are positive. Banco Santander Mexico had 11 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

'Baby brain' is real, but no excuse


Deakin University researchers analysed 20 studies, finding overall cognitive functioning was poorer in pregnant women than in non-pregnant women. First, post-partum measures of cognitive functioning are frequently not included when exploring cognition and pregnancy. Read More »

Fans React To Eagles Win over Falcons To Advance to NFC Championship

Your running backs had to play great, too, and they did: 33 touches, 153 yards from scrimmage. Against the Falcons , they were 6 for 13. His job was to block for Ryan to seal the edge, but Bradham said he realized Toilolo wasn't running a route, which allowed him to rush aggressively and pressure the quarterback. Read More »

PM Modi receives Netanyahu in Delhi


Together we will bring the relations between our countries to new heights!" tweeted Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel. The Israeli leader, accompanied by dozens of Israeli businessmen, will visit the Centre of Excellence in Agriculture at Vadrad in Gujarat and interact with business leaders in Mumbai. Read More »

Knicks waiving Periods to signal Burke


Burke, a 6-foot-1 scoring specialist, will join veteran Jarret Jack and rookie Frank Ntilikina in head coach Jeff Hornacek's point guard rotation provided much-needed scoring abilities. Burke turned professional after two seasons at MI, where he and Hardaway helped lead the Wolverines to the 2013 NCAA National Championship Game. The hope in NY appears to be that Hardaway can help Burke realize the potential that made him a lottery pick. Read More »

Presidency Commends Outcome Of Anambra, Other Elections


Ngige, was included in the list of candidates by INEC whose officials claimed that it didn't receive his letter of withdrawal. Voting ended with collation in progress in Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election on Saturday in areas where voting and accreditation commenced at 8a.m. Read More »

Teen Murti Chowk renamed after Israeli city of Haifa


This trip will also take Netanyahu to India's financial capital Mumbai and Modi's home-state of Gujarat. "Indian Prime Minister Modi is a close friend of Israel and of mine and I appreciate the fact that he will accompany me on extensive parts of my visit", Netanyahu said just before leaving for New Delhi . Read More »

Daniel Amartey shines as Leicester City held Chelsea


Vardy has scored 10 Premier League goals this season including one in the 2-1 home defeat by Chelsea in September. 'He can make the difference, so for me he is a top player in Europe'. They struggled in what was a poor game. "I don't think so (that he regrets rejecting Arsenal )", the Scot said. The Premier League is back this weekend which would usually fill me with delight after an average weekend of FA Cup betting - but then I took a look at the fixtures. Read More »

Red Cross, Cohoes to hold day-long fire safety program


She also noted that free training is provided for volunteers. The Red Cross also reminds people to check their smoke alarms on each level of their home. "Home fires are still the most prevalent disasters", Allemang said. "We're grateful to the many local partners who have joined the effort to help prevent fire-related deaths and injuries in our community". Read More »

Bournemouth Fight Back to Shock Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday


Goals by Callum Wilson and Jordan Ibe earned Bournemouth their first ever win over Arsenal and a valuable three points after the Cherries fought back to win 2-1 at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Seven minutes after the restart, Hector Bellerin broke the deadlock for the visitors after scampering down the right flank and squeezing a shot home. Read More »

U.S. disappointed in Myanmar decision on two reporters under OSA


The ministry said they "illegally acquired information with the intention to share it with foreign media". "The judge will be decide whether they are guilty or not according to the law", he told Reuters . The US Embassy in Myanmar condemned [statement] the arrests and called for the release of the journalists. The trial follows a year filled with clampdowns on press freedom in Myanmar. Read More »

John Lewis Claims Trump's 'DNA' Makes Him Racist


Lewis, who did not attend Trump's inauguration or the first inauguration of former President George W. Bush, was asked during an appearance on what his plans are for the January 30 speech. "I just can not do it". "Rather than listening to yet another destructive and divisive speech by Trump, I will not attend this year's annual address to Congress", he said in a statement . Read More »

Ailing Nigerian Shiite leader makes rare public appearance


The Shiite leader who was dressed in a white flowing gown with turban was literally ambushed by journalists at the detention facility in a plot obviously executed by the DSS to take sail out of the rumour that he has died in their custody. This comes after rumours of his death spread on the social media on Friday. Addressing reporters in his first public appearance since his arrest in 2015, Zakzaky thanked the public for their prayers, saying he was getting better. Read More »

Trinity Place Holdings Inc Q3 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected


The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $21.16. 4,476,010 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,705,007. The ratio improved, as 27 funds started new or increased stock positions, while 14 trimmed and sold stakes in Trinity Place Holdings Inc. Captrust Financial Advisors bought a new stake in shares of United Continental in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $181,000. Read More »

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Position Reduced by Huntington National Bank


Meanwhile, Retail Pharmacy International - the subsidiary within Walgreen Boots Alliance of which Boots in the United Kingdom is a part - recorded sales of $3.1 billion (£2.2 billion), a 0.8 per cent decrease on a constant currency basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.07 earnings per share. equities research analysts forecast that Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will post 5.54 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Beaumont restricts visitors at all eight hospitals in health system


The number of Californians under 65 who've died of the flu has jumped to 42, compared with nine at the same time past year, state officials said Friday. People with flu symptoms should seek medical advice. The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 5.8%, the same as the previous week. Read More »

Haitian-Born Surgeon Reacts Angrily To President Trump's 'S-hole' Comment

Haitians are among this country's major immigrant groups, with significant numbers in Florida, New York and MA. "We have sent a formal letter of protest to the United States government, also highlighting the value of Salvadorans and recalling that there were compatriots who worked on the reconstruction of the Pentagon after the unfortunate terrorist attacks of 2001", El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren said on Friday. Read More »

Flu season unpredictable after early start; patients seeing long waits at hospitals


In addition, the rate at which Americans are being hospitalized for the flu nearly doubled in the last week, to 22.7 for every 100,000 hospitalizations, according to the CDC. She says there's still a lot of flu season left, and that flu easily circulates through April and beyond. It's no secret by now that the flu vaccine is not a good match with the H3N2 flu strain that is dominating the season. Read More »

FDA Puts New Limits on Opioids in Kids' Cough Meds

Such information will include the FDA's prominent Boxed Warning pertaining to the risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death, and slowed or hard breathing that can result from codeine or hydrocodone. The FDA said it conducted extensive reviews of available data and sought expert advice on opioid use in the treatment of childhood pain and cough. Read More »

Apple responds to concerns over 'smartphone addiction' in children


Apple responded to the shareholders by saying the company is "committed to meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations, especially when it comes to protecting kids", according to a statement sent to CNNMoney. The letter cited various studies that have found negative effects of smartphones and social media on children's mental and physical health. This behavior also affected sleep, as teens on electronic devices for five or more hours a day were 51% more likely to get fewer than ... Read More »

Operations cancelled amid winter pressure


And senior doctors said some Accident & Emergency (A&E) units had become so overcrowded that they had run out of corridor space for patients, amid waits of more than 12 hours. Hospitals have now been told to cancel any day-case and outpatient procedures, which would not require an overnight bed and where patients would typically walk out after being seen. Read More »

Butterfly tongue existed before flowering plants, says new study


Earth scientist Dr Timo van Eldijk , of Utrecht University in The Netherlands, said: "About 70 scales and scale fragments - in various states of degradation - could be analysed". The fossils showed clear indications of a proboscis, even though flowers didn't exist at the time. Researchers in the study found that the flying insects fed on sugary nectar droplets from non-flowering plants called "gymnosperms", which were widespread in the Jurassic period. Read More »