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Oil prices tumble on rising OPEC supply

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Oil ministers of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will be meeting their counterparts from the non-Opec countries in Saint Petersburg in Russian Federation on tomorrow to assess conformity with a recent output cut resolution, said the Emirati news agency Wam , citing Kuwait's oil minister. Read More »

Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'

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The 11-month old is at the centre of an ongoing court battle between the children's hospital, where he is on life support, and his parents who want to take him to the USA for experimental treatment. The amendment was passed after Republican congressmen Trent Franks and Brad Wenstrup proposed legislation in favor of an additional treatment for Charlie, who suffers from a rare mitochondrial disease which paralyzes muscles and causes brain damage. Read More »

Activists blacken Hindi words on signboards

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The members took up the task of blackening the Hindi words written on nearly all metro stations, including Jaynagar, Peenya, Deepanjali Nagar, Mysore Road, and Yashwanthpura metro stations. Activists say the Centre was forcing the language on Kannadigas. Opposing the usage of Hindi in railway announcements, KRV said that even railway announcers in the neighbouring states of Kerala and Maharashtra refrained from using Hindi. Read More »

Lady Hale becomes first female president of Supreme Court

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She previously said the court should be ashamed if it did not improve its record on the issue. He agreed with Egan, saying: "Her appointment will serve as an encouragement to all in showing how important this is". Hale has criticised the inbuilt bias in choosing judges, and the dependence on "soundings" from judges, as producing a judiciary that is "not only mainly male, overwhelmingly white , but also largely the product of a limited range of educational institutions and social ... Read More »

Musician plays guitar during brain surgery

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The musician was fully awake during the seven-hour-long brain surgery. Prasad felt the problem with his left hand fingers. and the trouble grew gradually into disability because of which he had to abandon playing guitar. "Before you begin, a special bracket has been secured to his head by four screws inserted deeply in the skull ". Srinivasan said that a 14mm hole was drilled into the skull and a specialized electrode was passed into the brain. Read More »

#GPnews: 'Cows' tummies hold key to HIV vaccine'

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Scientists may be one step closer to developing a cure for HIV , new research suggests. Not only that, but HIV produces irrelevant proteins to distract the human immune system and waste its time producing antibodies against these red herring proteins. Read More »

Firefighters save and resuscitate 'lifeless' dog from house blaze

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A video of a fireman, identified by the department as Fire Engineer Matt Smith, walking out with the unresponsive dog, Jack, was shared on Facebook. Its owner made it out of the home unscathed and observed the firefighters at work. He added: "We pulled the dog outside and it appeared very lifeless". Jack was taken to a veterinary hospital and was kept under observation. "We administered oxygen via a pet O2 mask that was very generously donated by a couple of girl scouts a year ago". Read More »

Targeting schoolchildren doesn't behove any Army

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Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistani forces had fired on several schools in the Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir in which more than 200 schoolchildren were trapped. Pakistani troops today violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Naugam sector for the third consecutive day and in Keran sector but there were no casualties in the unprovoked firing from across the LoC . Read More »

Congressional Health Care Plan

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But few health insurers, hospitals or doctors seem to know how to approach the next chapter in American health care now that Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act have all but collapsed. Although President Trump did make the comment at the White House on 18 July 2017 and Fox News did paraphrase him in a chyron that ran along with their broadcast, Trump's statement was about the Senate's failure to pass a health care bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care ... Read More »

Jaime Garcia Reportedly Traded by Braves to Twins

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Contributing to the probability that this trade goes through soon, the Braves scratched AAA pitcher Aaron Blair from a planned start, presumably so he could slot in for Garcia's next start once the deal is done. Louis. If the deal is completed, the cost of acquiring Garcia would be reasonable. He can be a free agent after the season. The Twins entered and off day Thursday at 48-46, a half-game out of first place in the Aerican League Central, with clear needs in the bullpen and starting ... Read More »

Joules Group PLC (LON:JOUL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt

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Four financial stock experts recommended the company shares with a sell recommendation, around three have published a hold recommendation and fifteen have issued a buy recommendation to the share. 09/06/2017 - Shire Plc had its "Overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. They now have a GBP 80.00p price target on the stock. 08/06/2017 - Shire Plc had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Berenberg Bank. Read More »

Jamaica Beats Canada, One Match Away from Another Final

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It was a game full of crunching tackles from the opening whistle, before opening up considerably in the second half. Jesus Duenas' inviting cross was missed by the entire Honduran defense and Pizarro nipped in at the back post to side foot home from three yards out. Read More »

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Introduces Porgs

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Kylo Ren's new ship for Star Wars: The Last Jedi stands revealed! Although the TIE Silencer is the coolest new vehicle to be introduced thus far, it isn't the only one. ThePorgsare the creation of director Rian Johnson , who came up with the name and the idea of the creature. " The Last Jedi " may still be months away, but a plethora of leaks, rumors , and fan theories have been brought up even before it was made known to the fandom. Read More »

Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain over time

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A sugar substitute is a food additive that provides a sweet taste like that of sugar while containing significantly less food energy. The researchers find this data to be quite troubling as the intended objective of using these products is to assist in weight management, but their findings did not support this notion. Read More »

Oxygen Therapy helps toddler recover from severe brain damage

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Fifty-five days after Eden's near drowning , Paul Harch of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine started hyperbaric oxygen therapy . The little girl "dove" in a hyperbaric chamber for 45 minutes per day, five days per week for eight weeks, and after just 10 sessions, Eden's mother reported that her daughter was performing at "near normal" levels in all areas expect gross motor function, at which time she started physical therapy. Read More »

Google's safeguard against rogue Android apps now available

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Google announced Play Protect back at Google I/O as a revamped and more consumer-friendly version of the old " verify apps " system, but with an identical goal: to protect you from harmful apps installed on your phone. To make your data, apps and mobile more secure, Google Introduces Play Protect with Google Play Services 11 or higher. If it's there, then it will begin automatically scanning downloaded apps from the Play Store. Read More »

President Trump might not understand what health insurance is

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The interview came just days after the Senate health care bill collapsed because conservative and more moderate Republicans were unable to reach agreement on the legislation's contours. It is possible the president meant to say " month " instead of "year". The actual cost of health insurance for a 21-year-old person is vastly more expensive. Read More »

Coffee containing substance similar to Viagra recalled by Grand Prairie-based company

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Desmethyl carbodenafil may react with nitrates found in some prescription drugs, lowering blood pressure to unsafe levels, the recall said . Federal health regulators also said that the coffee contains undeclared milk as well. Bestherbs distributed the coffee nationwide from July 2014 through June 2016. Those who have purchased the coffee are asked to return whatever they have left to Bestherbs Coffee LLC, 4250 Claremont Dr, Grand Prairie, Texas, 75052. Read More »

BOJ Policy Steady, Cuts Inflation Goal

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Among automakers, Toyota is up 0.4 percent, while Honda is losing 0.1 percent. Among the other major gainers, Maruha Nichiro is rising more than 8 percent, Tokai Carbon is higher by 7 percent and TDK Corp is gaining nearly 5 percent. It also maintained the measure to buy government bonds at an annual rate of 80 trillion yen. Futures indicated that Wall Street would have a slow start a day after benchmarks touched new record highs. Read More »

HIV drug resistance could undermine progress in AIDS battle

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As the report emphasizes, "substantial progress" has been made toward 90-90-90. "Of the people who know their status, 77% were accessing treatment, and of the people accessing treatment, 82% were virally supressed, protecting their health and helping to prevent transmission of the virus". Read More »

Medical College bribe: BJP leadership set for stringent action

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The party's core committee and state committee meetings, scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Alappuzha, might act against those responsible for leaking the probe report to the media. The committee is said to have even examined the middleman who took the money from party leader Vinod. The probe committee found that a party leader confessed he had taken the money from the owner of a medical college to be paid to MCI authorities in Delhi. Read More »

Man shoots up AT&T trucks parked in front of home

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In the above video, reportedly captured by Derrick Taylor, a technician with AT&T, shows a man identified as Jorge Jove, 64, calmly walk up and begin shooting at the trucks. It's unclear if Jove has a lawyer. "There's a guy shooting the tyres and shooting the engines and everything", AT&T technician Derrick Taylor said in a 911 call. Read More »

Over 130 People Report Getting Sick After Eating at Virginia Chipotle

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Chipotle executive director of food safety, Jim Marsden, notes , "We are working with health authorities to understand what the cause may be and to resolve the situation as quickly as possible". Goodfriend says a stool sample was collected and sent to a state lab in Richmond for testing of norovirus . It was not clear how many people became sick or whether they were customers or employees. Read More »

FDA approves Gilead's Vosevi for Hepatitis C

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It contains the nucleotide HCV NS5B polymerase inhibitor sofosbuvir (sold separately as Sovaldi ), the pangenotypic NS5A inhibitor velpatasvir (combined with sofosbuvir in the Epclusa coformulation) and the NS3/4A protease inhibitor voxilaprevir (approved for the first time). Read More »

IndiGo lifts flight ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

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Senior airline officials had met the lawmaker over a lunch hosted by the Union minister of state for science YS Chowdary "to resolve the issue". The incident got extensive coverage in media and it prompted the major airlines to ban him. One month after the ban, the seven domestic airlines, including IndiGo, on Wednesday revoked the ban on JC. The MP refused to heed to their pleas and misbehaved with the staff and yanked a printer off the table and later was seen pushing a staff member too. Read More »

Actress Sanjjanna Galrani's nude video from Dandupalya 2 leaked online!

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Kannada actor Sanjjanaa Galrani is in the middle of a raging storm: A video clip of the Dandupalya 2, aka 2, actor being stripped by a man has found its way to the internet. Dandupalya 2 is a sequel to critical and commercial film Dandupalya (2012) and it is a crime film directed by Srinivas Raju and produced by Venkat Prasad while Arjun Janya scored music for this movie. Read More »

While Aussie stocks tread water, emerging markets in Asia are booming

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Sensex closed the day at 31,710.99, a fall of 363.79 points or 1.1 per cent. The Nifty opened higher at 9,855.95 and traded between 9,905.05 and 9,851.65 before settling at 9,899.60, a gain of 72.45 points, or 0.74 per cent. South Korea's KOSPI Index rose by 0.43% to close at a new all-time high of 2,425.10. Local stock markets ended higher on Wednesday snapping earlier losses. Read More »

Round 1 at Royal Birkdale

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The starkest reminder of the state of his game was not so much missing three cuts in his last four tournaments. Being Open champion and everything that goes with it - media commitments, sponsorship demands, photos with fans - can take its toll on a player. Read More »

June US Housing Starts Rebound after Three-Month Slide

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Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Permits overall rose 7.4% to an annual rate of 1,254,000, with single family permits up 4.1%. Housing starts soared by an eye-opening 83.7 percent in the Northeast and 22 percent in the Midwest. Housing permits and starts both reversed their respective two-month slides in June, and both did so convincingly, far outpacing analysts' expectations. Read More »

Yemeni civilians killed in air strike: United Nations, witnesses

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The deaths also highlight the security challenges that aid organizations face in Yemen, the United Nations agency said, adding that it was "deeply shocked and saddened" by the incident. Global rights groups have accused the coalition of bombing civilian gatherings, markets, hospitals, and residential areas across Yemen since the beginning of its campaign against Houthi rebels in 2015. Read More »

Gamecocks Jake Bentley on Davey O'Brien Watch List

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White is no stranger to Davey O'Brien recognition, as he was a "Great 8" performer following his Hilltopper debut vs. Rice to begin the 2016 season. He passed for 2,430 yards and 16 touchdowns. The award is presented to the nation's best quarterback by the Davey O'Brien Foundation. The award honors candidates who exemplify O'Brien's enduring character while exhibiting teamwork, sportsmanship and leadership in both academics and athletics. Read More »