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Atletico Madrid soar into Europa League quarters by thrashing Lokomotiv Moscow

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Temperatures have been rising in recent days and were hovering around 0 degree Celsius (32 F), yet the city woke up completely covered in snow, which obstructed road traffic and is likely to make it hard to play football, reported Efe. The La Liga giants picked up a resounding 3-0 win in the first-leg in Spain and looked in cruise control for the entirety of the second-leg in the Russian capital. Read More »

WR Grant fails physical, Ravens eye Crabtree

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Now that Grant is no longer going to be signing with the Baltimore Ravens , the team is expected to pursue wide receiver Michael Crabtree , who was released by the Oakland Raiders earlier today. He was given the second-biggest contract ever to a wide receiver in franchise history despite producing only 84 catches for 985 yards receiving in his four-year career with the Washington Redskins . Read More »

Do you live in one of the healthiest Maryland counties?

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Let's look at children around the Capital area. The new Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers of health such as children in poverty. Walker County's years of potential life lost rate was 14,900 in the 2018 report. But the unemployment rate is among the factors considered in the health rankings, and it only takes a moment or two to see the connections: Jobs tend to lead to additional income and better health insurance coverage. Read More »

NY governor calls for halt of school walkout discipline

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Cuomo's chief-of-staff recalled a phone call between Cuomo, Percoco and herself, as federal agents searched Percoco's house when the investigation became public in 2016. "Less than two dozen students chose their own form of remembrance, which was not in line with the district's planned event", read a statement the school issued Wednesday. Read More »

Bhagwant Mann quits as AAP's Punjab chief

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Mann's dissidence comes almost a year after, the party former Punjab unit convenor Sucha Singh Chhotepur had resigned, alleging "high-handedness of the Delhi high command" - referring to the top coterie of AAP leaders in the national capital. Read More »

CNN shifts Chris Cuomo, John Berman

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And the network would need to find a new host to help lead its morning coverage, which Mr. Cuomo co-anchors with Alisyn Camerota . CNN presented "Cuomo Prime Time" as a special during January. The big difference, of course, is that Hannity and Maddow are expressly political shows, coming from the right and the left, respectively, while "AC360" is a newscast with panels of left- and right-leaning guests. Read More »

Winn Dixie Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy Protection

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Southeastern Grocers also owns Bi-Lo, Fresco y Mas and Harveys Supermarkets, and will continue to operate nearly 600 stores. In the last three years, the company has changed leaders twice, revamped its pricing policy and changed its employee loyalty program while rebranding some of its stores and closing others. Read More »

President Buhari Rejects Amended 2019 Election Sequence

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This call was made by the Senate President Bukola Saraki, while speaking at a public hearing on the bill seeking to establish the National Electoral Offences Commission , in Abuja, on Monday. The party while noting it is not surprised by Buhari's action, particularly given the tendencies he has continued to display as a politician, said it now eagerly await the final decision of the National Assembly on the amendment. Read More »

We'll hear all ED matters Karti Chidambaram is facing

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The extension comes as a relief to Karti after the probe agency on March 13 moved the apex court against the high court order, which had granted him relief. It said that it will deal with the issue related to ED's power to arrest the accused in money laundering case. The agencies, however, contended that Karti Chidambaram had challenged the constitutional validity of the provision permitting ED to arrest on the basis of ECIR and as long as this was not declared unconstitutional, it must ... Read More »

Dylann Roof's sister got arrested for bringing a knife to school yesterday

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Roof was charged with two counts of carrying weapons to school and possession of marijuana. As reported by CNN , Morgan Roof was arrested on Wednesday for bringing drugs and weapons to her SC school. Roof's brother, Dylann, killed nine people during a bible study at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston on June 17, 2015. Roof later told an investigator she had the weapons with her at school "for protection", according to Lt. Read More »

CM Kejriwal flags off Delhi Metro's Pink Line

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Passenger services on the first phase of Delhi metro Line 7 began on March 14, taking the city's network to 252 route-km with 185 stations. Delhi is projected to include close to 100 km of metro lines by the end of the year, forming its metro network the 8th largest in the world. Read More »

7 more deaths from flu in CT

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There are some signs of improvement. For the past several weeks, the number of new hospitalizations related to the flu has continued to drop. The flu restrictions that have been in effect for Charlotte-area in-patient hospitals will be lifted on Friday, Atrium Health announced Thursday. Read More »

Woman sentenced in Duncan incest case

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On the application, Patricia Spann listed her last name as Clayton. In addition to her prison term, Patricia was sentenced to eight years on probation. This marriage was not discovered until investigators began to look into Patricia's marriage to her daughter, at which point they became aware of the relationship and Jody's reason for seeking an annulment. Read More »

Nigeria maintain 52nd position on the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking

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Bafana's highest placement in recent years was back in 2010 when they were part of the top 50, although that year also saw their lowest placement when they were - at one point - in 90th place. Just two friendl matches have impacted on the March table, with Poland, who will face the Eagles in an global friendly on March 23rd, are the only movers in the top 20 as they climbed one spot to joint-sixth with Spain. Read More »

The FDA Plans To Drastically Reduce The Amount Of Nicotine In Cigarettes

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Using 2014 census data, published literature and surveys on e-cigarette usage to build a model, the scientists were able to estimate that about 2,070 cigarette-smoking adults in America quit in 2015 with the help of the electronic devices. "E-cigarettes could, indeed, provide more population benefit if they were more effective as a cessation tool". While the regulation runs the risk of creating a black market of high-nicotine cigarettes, anti-smoking advocates applauded the new rule. Read More »

'Stocking strangler' makes unusual request for his last meal

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A convicted murderer, known as the "stocking strangler" for choking elderly women with their own stockings before he killed them, was denied clemency, one day before he's set to executed for the murders of three elderly women in Georgia. The killings stopped in 1978 but Gary was not arrested until 1984 when he was linked to a gun stolen in one of the victim's homes. If the execution is carried out, Gary - who told Vanity Fair in 2007 that his eyes were damaged by a lack of light in jail ... Read More »

Physical Fitness Slashes Dementia Risk in Women

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The study's lead author, Dr Helena Hörder , said: 'These findings are exciting because it's possible that improving people's cardiovascular fitness in middle age could delay or even prevent them from developing dementia. Dementia affects about 50 million people across the globe, according to the World Health Organization . "These associations are important because they reveal a potential opportunity to prevent dementia through management and treatment of CVD and its risk factors with both ... Read More »

Why a 20-Year-Old Woman Clawed Out Her Own Eyes

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From then things spiralled out of control and she quit school, left her job and broke up with her boyfriend. Following her surgery to save her optic nerves, Muthart said she "knew" she was blind and suffered from bad headaches. Muthart remembered feeling scared, but she had a sense of righteousness to fulfill. Her eyes had to go. 'I proceeded to pull out my eyes with my bare hands and twisted them, and pulled them, and popped them . Read More »

United States Faces Double Healthcare Cost Than Other Wealthy Countries

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Doctors' pay was also much more, with the average salary for a general practice physician in the United States at $218,173, compared to other countries where the range was $86,607-$154,126. The proportion of the USA population with health insurance was 90 percent, lower than all the other countries, which ranged from 99 to 100 percent coverage. Read More »

President Buhari arrives Damaturu

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The President gave the pledge in Damaturu in a meeting with stakeholders while on a day visit to Yobe. He said: "We heard loud explosions close to my neighbour's house". "Terrorists had made life very unbearable for the people in Yobe, Kano, Kaduna, Borno, Niger, and even the FCT, Abuja ". "Who knows whether it was moneys allegedly paid as ransom to Boko Haram or individuals freed by the government that were used to facilitate the kidnap of the Dapchi Girls and the recent killings of ... Read More »

SC rejects all pleas seeking to intervene in Ayodhya case

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Meanwhile, while the Supreme Court is hearing the matter in the court, the spiritual guru who has a mass following across the world, has been for long trying his efforts to mediate the talks between both the parties and has been pitching for an out of the court settlement. Read More »

Killed In Fresh Plateau Attack

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The two soldiers were killed by herdsmen who opened fire on the troops' convoy, Mr. Chukwu said. "While conducting search, troops discovered 23 dead bodies at Mararaba Dare shortly before Rafiki village and many civilians were wounded". He also said there were no security operatives in the area. Although Buhari had appealed to stakeholders to resolve their differences, some people were killed during the president's visit. Read More »

Potential measles exposure at Newark Liberty International Airport

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Passengers at Newark airport between 12:45 and 9 p.m. Monday could have been exposed to the measles virus, New Jersey officials said. Any individuals identified as potentially exposed will be notified by their local health department. The person, now recovering, was considered contagious upon returning. The state announced Wednesday a person in Washtenaw County had been hospitalized after recently traveling internationally and getting sick. Read More »

Which Denver-area counties are the healthiest?

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A new study from County Health Rankings reveals the healthiest and not-so healthiest counties in North Carolina. "I knew Broome County could do better". Also, Clinical Care in Broome County received high marks for 2018. A group of community leaders and health care representatives this week called for an increased response to address the problem, prompted by the recent discovery of an HIV and syphilis cluster in Milwaukee that has affected at least 125 people. Read More »

Pocket of air found where man's brain should've been

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He was otherwise fit and well, independent with physical activities of daily living (PADLs) and lived at home with his wife and two sons. In a way, they wouldn't be wrong. The MRI also revealed that the patient had experienced a small stroke related to the air pocket in his brain. In addition to the alarming air pocket, the CT scan also disclosed that the man had a benign tumor in his skull. Read More »

China congratulates Nepal President Bhandari on re-election

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Out of the 334 federal parliament members, 326 cast their votes in the presidential election held at the Federal Parliament building in New Baneshwor, Kathmandu , today. Bidya Devi Bhandari, who was backed by the ruling Communist bloc, was widely expected to defeat her sole opponent Kumari Laxmi Rai. She won the by-election from Kathmandu-1 defeating the former Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai of Nepali Congress. Read More »

Barbershop study trims black men's hair, blood pressure

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But a study yesterday said they can also help encourage men to get their high blood pressure under control. "Among black male barbershop patrons with uncontrolled hypertension, health promotion by barbers resulted in larger blood-pressure reduction when coupled with medication management in barbershops by specialty trained physicians", the authors wrote in the conclusion. Read More »

Missing epidemiologist was not passed over for promotion — CDC chief

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Michael O'Connor had previously stated in a news conference last month that Cunningham failed to obtain a promotion to branch manager and met with his supervisor to discuss the issue one week before he went missing. "He told several co-workers that he was and that he was expecting this promotion". Atlanta police did not have further updates to provide Tuesday. Read More »

US Deaths Tied to 'Ubiquitous but Insidious' Lead: 410K a Year

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Lanphear and colleagues suggests that even lower levels of lead exposure can pose significant harm to health. Exposure to lead could contribute to as many as 412,000 premature deaths each year in the United States, a new study in the medical journal the Lancet has found. Read More »

Major markets to remain shut today to protest against sealing drive

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Also today, Protesting against the ongoing sealing on the directive of a Supreme Court appointed committee, traders in Delhi have called for a "trade bandh" on Tuesday, 13th March. "We should present our points in favour of traders before the committee", Sisodia said. Maken said the Delhi government has not yet met the monitoring committee since the sealing drive began and added that Kejriwal has also agreed for a meeting with the committee. Read More »