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Study shows lack of sleep could lead to dementia

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The subjects completed the questionnaires on sleep and submitted to spinal tap and on analyzing their spinal fluids there were the presence of indicators of tangles and plaques characterizing Alzheimer's . She said, "We were not surprised to find that tau levels didn't budge after just one night of disrupted sleep while amyloid levels did, because amyloid levels normally change more quickly than tau levels". Read More »

Man proposes to girlfriend while being arrested

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The couple says they will set a wedding date once Thompson's legal troubles are resolved. He has six warrants out for his arrest which are for a number of charges, including possession of a firearm after a felony conviction, possession of a controlled risky substance and failure to appear in court, WCMH reports. Read More »

James Corden and wife Julia are expecting their third child

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Corden's family is about to have a new addition. Congratulations are truly in order (though maybe hold onto the fizz!) as James Corden and his Julia Carey announce they are expecting their third child together! It sounds like everything turned out for the best considering reports showed that the singer got a huge offer to join the reboot. Read More »

Sky introduces cheaper sports packages

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Barney Francis, managing director of Sky Sports said: "We're dedicating channels to some of our biggest sports, launching a new way to watch the best live action and offering even better digital products too". This price will remain frozen for 12 months, the United Kingdom broadcaster reassured. One channel pack will be available for £18 per month, two for £22 and three for £26. Read More »

Froome retains yellow jersey at Tour de France

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Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador both lost significant time, while Uran moves into contention for a podium finish after edging Warren Barguil in a photo-finish. He then changed bikes and rode hard to catch the group in front of him, eventually coming home ninth, just one minute and 15 seconds behind the front group containing Froome and led in by Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac). Read More »

Gas prices wavering, but mostly down in Livingston County

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AAA officials say local gas prices remain some of the lowest they've seen all year, even as prices rise nationally. A year ago, the average was $2.35. Oil prices made steady gains, increasing from $42.53 to $47.07 over the course of 13 days, raising the cost of producing gasoline. The statewide average rose 13¢ to $2.42, which is the third-largest jump in the country. Read More »

UK High Court Rules Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia as Lawful

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Both British and European rules on the sale of weapons say such licences cannot be granted if there is a "clear risk" that they could be used in violations of worldwide law. "The verdict is a deadly blow for Yemenis under attack from a Saudi Arabia-led coalition bolstered by UK-manufactured weapons", said James Lynch, head of Arms Control and Human Rights at Amnesty. Read More »

3 die, 7 missing after boat turns turtle in Nagpur's Vena Dam

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According to local reports, there were around 11 people on the boat, between the age group of 20-25. "While three persons - two boatmen and a college student - were rescued, one body was fished out in the night". The police said that while clicking selfies, the youngsters were allegedly moving around, changing their positions and one was giving different poses, which may have caused the boat to rock, lose balance and capsize. Read More »

US, China reiterate commitment to resolve N.Korean nuclear issue through dialogue

They don't say so, but European leaders probably also recognise that U.S. presidents are usually hard on trade issues, and for all his efforts Trump has yet to prove himself more unsatisfactory than his predecessors. "It may take longer than I'd like, it may take longer than you'd like". Then the Treasury said it would impose sanctions on the China-based Bank of Dandong because, it claimed, the bank was helping North Korea's government to finance a ballistic-missile programme. Read More »

The Vatican Says Gluten-Free Wafers Can't Be Used for Communion

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According to the new ruling, bread if made from or even mixed with a substance other than wheat "does not constitute valid matter for confecting the Sacrifice and the Eucharistic Sacrament". "Nor are other drinks of any kind to be admitted for any reason, as they do not constitute valid matter", he added. Barring such, alcohol-free mustum in its place is "grape juice that is either fresh or preserved by methods that suspend its fermentation without altering its nature". Read More »

World Health Organization warns new antibiotics needed urgently after rise of resistant gonorrhoea

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Fears are growing of an impending catastrophe with the World Health Organization warning that new antibiotics are needed following the spread of a new drug-resistant gonorrhoea. Around 10-20% of women can get pelvic inflammatory disease from gonorrhoea, which can then affect their fertility. It noted there were no affordable, rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tests for gonorrhoea. Read More »

Could Red Bull's Max Verstappen Be Heading to Ferrari?

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The Australian is now 4th in the Driver's Championships with 107 points after nine races. "I didn't damage my auto because I was trying to use too much [kerb], I damaged it because I just went off [and was] coming back". "Some decisive moments at the start and then defending Lewis the last couple of laps". "I had two laps to go and had to defend which made it a pretty exciting race for me". Read More »

One Stock Analysts Are Watching - Magellan Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:MMP)

Tower Bridge holds 0% or 57,447 shares in its portfolio. Fayez Sarofim And holds 0.01% or 12,678 shares. Moreover, Glenmede Tru Na has 0.02% invested in EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:EQM). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys, which manages about $5.38 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Inc (IEMG) by 2.98M shares to 3.21M shares, valued at $136.31 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. Read More »

Shastri, Sehwag, Moody to be interviewed by CAC

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The rumors said that Virat Kohli was not happy with the coaching style of Kumble. The Cricket Advisory Committee will have to face a tough call in deciding the captain of the Indian Cricket Team. It was under his tenure, India reached the World Cup 2015 semi final and went on to win the Asia Cup 2016. Ganguly had proposed to get done with the interview on July 10. Read More »

Uran sprints to dramatic win after Porte and Thomas crash out

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Incredibly, the Irishman avoided serious injury and was able to resume racing, losing only one minute and 15 seconds due to the crash and finishing the day in sixth place. With four bonus seconds on the line for third place, Froome extended his lead over Aru to 18 seconds. Porte was 5th, 39 seconds behind and obviously abandoned. Read More »

Raps send Carroll to Nets, get Miles from Indy

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Miles, according to a report by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Dealing Joseph opens up more time at point guard behind Lowry for emerging talent Delon Wright while giving the rebuilding Pacers an experienced ball-handler after losing Jeff Teague in free agency. Read More »

Obama Snuggles Baby in Airport Pics, and Twitter Can't Stop Gushing

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Jolene had no idea know who would be downstairs in the waiting area. The former leader of the free world then greeted Jackinsky and her six-month-old daughter, Giselle, who was in her arms. Obama told her that he was passing through the airport on his home adding that he had just finished a vacation. Although such sites as Yahoo News fawned over Jackinsky's tale and photos, as Gateway Pundit pointed out, the real head-scratcher is what's missing-Barack's wedding ring. Read More »

United Nations political chief in Kuwait to discuss Gulf crisis

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In this context, Boris Johnson, the UK's foreign minister arrived to Kuwait yesterday, while his USA counterpart Rex Tillerson is expected to be in Kuwait tomorrow to discuss developments of the situation and means to contain it. Johnson is on a trip of the Gulf as part of Britain's efforts to find a solution to the GCC crisis. "Bahrain and Egypt, they are at junk bond level..." "If you look at Saudi Arabia, they are having genuine issues with their finances". Read More »

US, China to meet in Washington on July 19 for economic talks

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Trump said the United States would confront the threat from North Korea very strongly, and that nations must publicly demonstrate to North Korea that there were consequences for bad behaviour. He also suggested that he's re-evaluating the USA trade relationship with Beijing. "We will continue to work with them to see if we can not persuade them as to the urgency that we see". Read More »

'Ant-Man' Sequel Adds Randall Park

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As Uproxx's Mike Ryan discovered while interviewing Baby Driver director Edgar Wright , the former Marvel collaborator refuses to watch what became of his Ant-Man film. Park, who is also known for his work on HBO's Veep , also featured alongside Rudd in the 2014 comedy They Came Together . "Ant-Man and the Wasp" opens on 8 July 2018. Read More »

Fishers teens hospitalized after consuming gummy bears laced with THC, police say

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Captain Kellems states their confidence that the teenagers were aware that they were not consuming regular gummy bears , as the sweets were of larger size and were pre-induced with the drug. The male told Deputy Phillips that he had ingested an unknown type drug and was ill and wanted to go to the emergency room. Last December, 13 teens in Naperville, Illinois, were taken to the hospital for medical attention after also eating gummy bears laced with THC . Read More »

Bulls run wild through Pamplona, Spain

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The last of the animals crossed the bullring at the end of the half-mile run and reached the safety of the pens just under three minutes after being let loose. The San Fermín festival in Pamplona, Spain, was the backdrop for his monumental work, The Sun Also Rises , but this week it is the setting for a major protest of which he may not have approved. Read More »

Endo to Remove Opioid Medicine From Market at FDA's Request

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Opana ER was first approved in 2006 for the management of moderate-to-severe pain when a continuous, around-the-clock opioid analgesic is needed for an extended period of time. FDA has also recently pledged to take a closer look at the data supporting abuse-deterrent labeling for opioids. Now, with more information about the risks of the reformulated product, Opana ER was removed from the market. Read More »

Delhi Shocker! Aspiring air hostess stabbed in broad daylight in busy market

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He then stabbed her repeatedly and later fled the spot. "People who witnessed the attack had waited for [the] police to reach the spot and shift her to a hospital", said Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara). Her family, however, blamed the police for inaction, saying the incident could have been prevented had the police taken timely action on her earlier ha-rassment compliant aga-inst the accused. Read More »

Red Cross faces blood shortage

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Churches and many offices hold fewer blood drives over the summer months. The American Red Cross is putting out a red alert for blood and platelet donations. The Red Cross officials explain that the demand for the blood donated is much higher than the supply. Fear of needles is one such hurdle that stops may people for donating blood. Read More »

Ex-Georgia public health commish named to head CDC

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Brenda Fitzgerald, former Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Health , to become the next Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The proposal also includes deep cuts - more than $100 million - for emergency preparedness domestically and overseas. "Congratulations to Dr. Fitzgerald and her family". Read More »

West Nile Virus discovered in Fargo

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Midsummer is typically when the department sees mosquitoes testing positive for the virus, Rupp said, but they usually don't see positive human cases until about mid-August. For those shopping for an insect repellent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises using one with active ingredients registered with the EPA. Read More »

Emma Stone reveals male co-stars took pay cut to make salaries equal

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She says a lot of this feeling is why she didn't fight harder to get equal pay, saying: 'I felt uncomfortable talking to my agent or lawyer about it because I was like, 'Do people want to see me as much as they want to see Steve Carell?' "It's not about, 'Women are this and men are that.' It is, 'We are all the same, we are all equal , we all deserve the same respect and the same rights", Stone continued. Read More »

Mom's sugar consumption during pregnancy is linked to child's allergies, study suggests

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Allergies have always tended to be more common in children than in adults, but the prevalence has been steadily increasing over the last three decades. This group children had 73% higher risk of allergy diagnosis to 2 or more allergies. They analysed associations between maternal intake of free sugar in pregnancy and asthma, wheezing, hay fever, eczema, atopy and lung function in children aged 7-9 years. Read More »

Battery-free Cellphones are the Future and Closer Than Ever

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They made a phone capable of calling people drawing on light or ambient radio signals. "We've built what we believe is the first functioning cell phone that consumes nearly zero power ", says Shyam Gollakota, an associate professor of computer science & engineering at the University of Washington and coauthor of the paper in the Proceedings of the Association for Computing Machinery on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies . Read More »

Woman Snaps a Selfie While Her Sister's in the Throes of Labor

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Except her sister was about to give birth when the photo was taken. Imgur user KattegoryPhotography shared a snap of herself smiling at the camera while her sister was "about to shove a baby out her vag". "This is the ultimate sibling photo". Kat , who is a photographer and mother-of-five herself, spoke to Mashable where she said: 'She wasn't in too much pain at first, so she thought it was pretty amusing. Read More »

Woah! Ranbir Kapoor Admits That He Needs Katrina Kaif In His Life

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Ranbir without mincing his words has stated that he can not miss having Katrina in his life and he needs her. He further said that Katrina is not only a nice actor, but a positive person as well. "She has stood by this film for three and a half years". I don't think I can miss having her in my life. She is the producer of this film. "I admire it", he concluded. Read More »

UNIOSUN varsity students protest colleague's killing

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Their protest was triggered by the Tuesday's arrest of an Islamic cleric, identified as Sakariyau Abdulrofiu, and two other accomplices, who confessed to the Police have killed a 400 level student of UNIOSUN, Oluwafemi Timilehin Shonibare for money ritual. Read More »