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'American Gods' Brings Mythology To Life In Modern Day America


The hype ahead of its premiere in the United States today and in Ireland on the Amazon streaming service tomorrow has been thunderous. Later, Fuller took to Twitter later to confirm that, yes, he is serious about adapting Sandman . A huge part of the novel has all these Coming to America segments where all the old gods basically tell how they came to this country. What used to be considered a niche pursuit for geeky types who occupied their parents' basements is now mainstream, ... Read More »

Life expectancy the greatest in three Colorado counties


Ali Mokdad, an author on the study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington in Seattle who leads U.S. In the study published today (May 8, 2017) in JAMA Internal Medicine , the authors calculated life expectancy by county from 1980 to 2014. "Behaviors like smoking and physical activity, along with risk factors like obesity and diabetes, are also very important", he said. Read More »

Leaders press for votes on last day before British Columbia election

He says the Mainstreet polling shows that while affordable housing has been a growing concern, jobs and the economy are the top issue. Since the post-debate poll released by Ipsos in late April, the B.C. "I'm appealing to those who are uncomfortable with the direction of the leadership of the B.C. Liberal party and the B.C. Green party and disaffected conservatives and others in the community", he said. Read More »

Vermont Lottery: Winning $150000 Powerball Ticket Sold in Bethel


Each retailer will receive a $500 bonus for selling the big winning tickets. Both tickets matched the red Powerball (21) and four of the five white balls drawn ( 11, 21, 31, 41, 59 ). The Match 5 prize with the Power Play option is set at $2 million. Winners have six months to claim their prize. The odds of a ticket hitting the jackpot are 292,201,338 to 1. Read More »

Lightning bolt kills a woman and her horse in Colorado


The sheriff's office said the two were riding on a community bridle trail to meet Miller's mother when the strike happened. The girl's condition has since improved, but Blanchard said he did not have additional information as of early Monday. Read More »

Election poll for Wales suggests Conservatives still in front


Subtracting one from the other gives us a net favourability rating. So far, 58% have heard the Prime Minister's "strong and stable' message and can correctly attribute it to the Conservatives". The party emerged from Thursday's vote with 431 councillors, an increase of six from 2012, while the Tories boosted their town hall ranks by 161, with a total of 276. Read More »

Outside elements fuelling students' protests in Kashmir: IGP


As school students clashed with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said "there are some who throw stones, but not all the youth from Kashmir do so". He is survived by two children, one is just eight month old and his wife. The statement said, "Robbing banks is not the work of militants". Police say the string of bank robberies in the last few months is a sign of cash-starved militants trying to keep the funds flowing. Read More »

Ben & Jerry's issues voluntary recall for 'pint slices'


The company says the recall is because some of them might contain the Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices. Ice cream lovers may want to check their freezers. Ben & Jerry's just issued a recall, but if you planned on indulging in some Coffee Toffee Bar Crunch during a TV binge session tonight, don't fret. Read More »

Minnesota measles outbreak prompts Allina Health to set visitor guidelines

Health officials are now offering new guidelines for the measles vaccination as new cases become a daily occurrence. Children under the age of 5 are asked not to visit Allina hospitals, unless seeking medical care. "We have a large population of potentially-infectable children who are not vaccinated, and we have a disease agent that is extremely contagious". Symptoms include a high fever, cough, runny nose and watery eyes followed by a rash that spreads from the head to the rest of the body. Read More »

Kelvin Gastelum suspended, fined, win over Vitor Belfort overturned


On a recent appearance of " The MMA Hour " with Ariel Helwani, Anderson Silva clearly stated that if the UFC wouldn't grant him an interim title bout against Yoel Romero on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, then he would retire. On a recent edition of The MMA Hour , "The Spider" said he was exhausted of UFC president Dana White's broken promises, and threatened to retire if the promotion didn't book an interim title bout with Yoel Romero for the event at the Jeunesse Arena. Read More »

Bodies Of Former Mental Institution Patients Buried Under University Campus


A thousand more were found in 2014 via underground radar but Didlake estimated that up to 7,000 could exist. The newspaper also revealed that it could cost as much as $3,000 to exhume and rebury a single body. He said: "It would be a unique resource for Mississippi". "It would make MS a national center on historical records relating to health in the pre-modern period, particularly those being institutionalized", she said, according to the Clarion-Ledger. Read More »

Priyanka Chopra shares an emotional note on the Nirbhaya rape case verdict


The apex court said the convicts had treated the victim as an object of enjoyment, with the single objective of ravishing her. While Justice Misra wrote the judgement for himself and Justice Ashok Bhushan , the lone woman judge in the apex court, Justice R Banumathi wrote a separate and concurring verdict in which she said if at all there is a case warranting death sentence, it is the December 16, 2012 gangrape-cum-murder case which "shocked the collective conscience of the society". Read More »

Buhari says Chibok girls will re-enter society


The dreams of these young girls must not be truncated by this unfortunate experience of theirs, and the government must ensure that they are put back in school as soon as possible. The mass abduction three years ago caused an global outcry and led to the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign championed by then-first lady Michelle Obama. Read More »

Major Recall on Aunt Jemima Products — ALERT


The parent company Pinnacle Foods announced a recall of Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes, waffles and french toast because they might be contaminated with listeria . However, the company reaffirmed its guidance for adjusted diluted EPS in the range of US$2.55 to $2.60 for the full-year of 2017. Additionally, Hungry Man Selects Chicken & Waffles were also recalled - and is the only Hungry Man brand product included in the recall. Read More »

Hampstead Capital LLP Takes Position in Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM)

Empirical Finance LLC bought a new position in shares of Exxon Mobil during the fourth quarter worth $172,000. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of XOM . During the same quarter a year ago, the business posted $0.43 EPS. The business's quarterly revenue was up 29.9% compared to the same quarter past year. Read More »

Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act

The Senate approved a spending bill averting a government shutdown that would have been disastrous for the party with a monopoly on power. Supporters of the House plan argue that the bill smooths the transition by grandfathering people who received Medicaid through the expansion until they leave the program. Read More »

Liverpool miss penalty in scoreless draw with Southampton


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was angry with Southampton's antics around James Milner's missed penalty on Sunday. "We gave all the water we had and after 15 minutes it was really dry, the wind and a little bit..." Although they have won all of their last three way games, they have collected just two points from their last three at home - against Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and now Southampton . Read More »

House Health Care Bill Faces Uncertain Fate In The Senate

This is a "reconciliation" bill, which means it will be protected against filibusters and will need only a simple majority to pass . Schaffner said he's counting on the Trump administration to not let the bill go through. "I feel so confident", he declared in the White House Rose Garden, surrounded by key Republican lawmakers like House Speaker Paul Ryan , who shepherded the bill to passage. Read More »

'Revenge porn' on 'mass scale' in Australia


A nationwide online survey of nearly 4300 Australians aged 16 to 49 found image-based abuse was far more common and affected a wider range of people than previously thought. "Since October, we've had 300 reports of image-based abuse and we will provide support in any way we can". "Because [the survey] is in relation to victims who know their images have been created or distributed without their consent. Read More »

Zero women are involved in drafting the Senate GOP's Obamacare repeal plan


House Republicans are claiming a triumph by finally approving their centerpiece bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Questions And Answers On Preexisting Conditions, Medicaid And More. The House bill would cut eligibility, and reduce federal reimbursement to states. ISIS has killed upwards of 50,000 people over the course of their existence, one or two hundred of whom were American, and al Qaeda has killed over 4,000, most of whom were American. Read More »

Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'


Freedom of movement is one of the four essential freedoms that make up the single market, Mr Barnier said in a speech in Florence, and the integrity of the single market will "never, never be compromised". In an extraordinary statement on the steps of No.10 Downing Street, the prime minister said her Brexit negotiating position had been "misrepresented in the continental press". Read More »

Buhari receives released Chibok girls behind closed doors


Mr Buhari said he was joyous that they were free. Without giving details, the personal assistant to the president on new media, Bashir Ahmad, in a tweet on his twitter simply said those released were in "huge numbers". "Welcome our girls, welcome our sisters, we are glad to have you back", Kyari told them, describing it as "a very joyous moment ". ABUJA-The 82 freed Chibok girls have arrived Presidential Villa, Abuja to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. Read More »

Virginia governor blasts GOP for celebrating health care bill

Cutting almost $1 trillion from Medicaid will give states the freedom to tailor the program to suit their needs, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Sunday, as he defended a narrowly passed House bill that aims to undo parts of the health care law enacted by the previous administration. Read More »

Our Opinion: Health plan too complex

What's wrong with going home for August, having town hall meetings, listening to our constituents and then coming back in September and doing this right? "That was a bold face lie, and it was orchestrated by architects who specifically went out with the intention to prey on the American people ", the veteran concluded. Read More »

Five-time Olympic champion found dead in USA

Holcomb was a native of Park City, Utah, and rose to fame at the 2010 Vancouver Games where he led the US team to a gold medal in the four-man sled, the first medal in the category for the country in 62 years. Bridget Degroot (L) met bobsledding legend Steven Holcomb during an Olympic celebration in Lake Placid. They were also involved in a documentary about Holcomb. Read More »

Ann Coulter Cancels Official Berkeley Appearance


Coulter's planned speech at University of California, Berkeley, was canceled and police are preparing for possible violence by the groups with opposing political views. Berkeley proposed that Coulter speak on May 2 . The group endorses free speech, and some members oppose the way Coulter and others have co-opted the free speech movement . Read More »

Several Quebec communities coping with flooding

In Quebec, the province hardest hit by the flooding, more than 1,500 homes have been flooded in 121 towns and cities and almost 1,000 people evacuated, the emergency services said. The town of Rigaud near Montreal has been the most affected and a state of emergency has been in place for several days. Mayor Hans Gruenwald Jr. Read More »

Charmaine Yoest appointed to HHS, labeled 'anti-abortion' by critics


Despite her attempts to frame anti-abortion advocacy as a " pro-woman " effort-she once described abortion rights supporters as " the true misogynists in our society "-she nonetheless joined Trump's campaign as a member of his "pro-life advisory council", not seeming to mind his record of misogyny". Read More »

How many of Trump's promises does Trumpcare break?

As originally introduced, the GOP bill would leave 24 million fewer people insured by 2026 than under Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act . The ACA expanded Medicaid with extra payments to 31 states to cover more people. It would drastically cut the federal government's contribution to Medicaid (even states that didn't expand Medicaid under Obamacare ). Read More »

Doctors treating Eman Ahmed seek apology from her sister


The Egyptian national who weighed 500 kg at the time of arrival, now weighs 176.6 kg. "We will do everything we can for her". Speaking of the doctors from UAE, Lakdawala said that the hospital members cooperated well with the doctors and all the medical reports of Eman had been shared. Read More »

Prince Philip Responds To Retirement Well-Wisher With A Top-Notch Dad Joke


The day before the announcement, Prince Philip had been at Lord's Cricket Ground to attend the opening of a new stand and talk cricket with MCC members. "If an actor retires from a show, guess what?" "The show goes on", he said. He will attend scheduled engagements between now and August but will not accept new invitations. Read More »

Star Trek: Discovery Switches an Actor's Role Mid-Production


Spock's father Sarek is confirmed to feature as a Vulcan Astrophysicist, with robots apparently due to feature and the tantalizing promise of "an incident and an event in Star Trek history that's been talked about but never explored". "The series will premiere on the CBS Television Network with all subsequent episodes available on CBS All Access, the network's digital, subscription, video-on-demand and live-streaming service". Read More »

FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain leukemia patients


The drug is approved for use with a companion diagnostic, the LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 mutation assay (Invivoscribe Technologies), which is used to detect the FLT3 mutation in patients with AML. The safety and efficacy of Rydapt for patients with AML were studied in a randomized trial of 717 patients who had not been treated previously for AML. Read More »

Energy drinks' potential effects on the heart


Most experts agree that the maximum caffeine an adult should consume is about 400 mg. Gavin Partington, director of British Soft Drinks Association, said that the caffeine in energy drinks is no different than in coffee. "And almost 15 percent of military personnel, in general, drink three cans a day when deployed, which is more than we studied here", said Emily A. Fletcher, Pharm.D., study author and deputy pharmacy flight commander from David Grant U.S.A.F. Read More »

India court approves $1.18 bln settlement of Tata-DoCoMo dispute


The principal holding firm of the $103 billion-Indian business house, under the leadership of then chairman Cyrus Mistry, was of the opinion that it was unable to pay the sum to NTT Docomo since it fell afoul of RBI guidelines. The Japanese company in turn had said it will "suspend its related enforcement proceedings in the United Kingdom and the US" for a period of six months. Read More »