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Gov. El-Rufai reacts to Kaduna NUJ attacks

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Recalling how the list was doctored allegedly at the behest of El-Rufai, he enjoined the national leadership to set up an investigation panel to bring the perpetrators of that violence to book. He wrote on Facebook , "The invasion of the Kaduna NUJ secretariat by sponsored armed thugs during our press conference was an attempt to kill us in order to silence us.The attack was aided by a police DPO". Read More »

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real disease driven by inflammation

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Ian Lipkin, a researcher at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University in NY. Some people recover within a year without treatment . Case patients were selected from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Toxoplasma Serology Laboratory from August 2002 through May 2007; control patients were randomly selected from among T. Read More »

Trump lawyer lied about President Trump's hand in his son's statement

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Three days later, however, Trump Jr. released emails leading up to the meeting showing that he had agreed to the session in hopes of obtaining the negative Clinton information. The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump himself dictated his son's statement to the Times acknowledging a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign, which misleadingly claimed the meeting focused on adoption policy. Read More »

Kannada actor Dhruv Sharma passes away

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The actor was noticed for exceptional batting skills during the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) and was a prized player of the Karnataka Bulldozers. Dhruv was a deaf and mute, but still, the actor excelled in acting and sports with his solid performances. Read More »

Suspect in murder of Minnesota financial adviser arrested after manhunt

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He was last seen Saturday in the Stillwater area, authorities said. "He then forced employees at gunpoint into a locked storage closet and we started receiving information that he had hostages", McCarthy said. Soon after, he crashed his auto into a swamp and ran into a nearby senior center. An employee said that when she told him he was not allowed in, he pulled out a gun, forced her into the laundry room and took her vehicle keys. Read More »

Los Angeles reaches deal to hold 2028 Olympics

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With the selection of Los Angeles as the 2028 host, it will be the first Olympics to be held in the United States since the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City and the first Summer Games in the US since 1996 in Atlanta. "LA city council member Gil Cedillo appeared to confirm the news when he tweeted "hashtag goes from #LA2024 to #LA2028" along with a link to the Los Angeles Times story on the deal, which cited ´a source close to the negotiation". Read More »

Aamir Khan shares the first poster of Secret Superstar

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Recently Aamir just shared the first look of his upcoming film, " Secret Superstar ". The story is about a girl, but I am a very integral part of this film. Aamir Khan is known to invest his time and energy into his films from start to finish and Secret Superstar is no different. The superstar will be seen in an extended cameo in the film. Read More »

N Chandrababu Naidu cancels meet for Pawan Kalyan

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Pawan, younger brother of superstar and Congress leader K. Chiranjeevi, evaded direct reply when asked if he would join hands with opposition YSR Congress Party or sail with the ruling Telugu Desam Party-Bharatiya Janata Party combine which he supported in 2014. Read More »

30-Year-Old Man Dies While Receiving a Penis Enlargement Surgery

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Apparently the elective surgery is quite common but researchers have warned there are always risks but they've always referred to cases where patients have died from having fat injected into a person's buttock - not the penis. It also suggested the surgery was riskier since it combined two procedures. The penile procedure the man elected to do takes fat cells from other parts of the body using liposuction and injects them into the penis, according to the journal. Read More »

Pope Francis and Cardinal Nichols offer prayers following death of Charlie Gard

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The boy's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, on Friday issued a statement announcing his death, saying: "Our handsome little boy has gone, we are so proud of you Charlie ". "Our attractive little boy has gone, we are so proud of you Charlie ", Connie Yates, the baby's mother, was quoted as saying by the Daily Mail. The parents of Charlie wanted to take him to the United States to undergo experimental treatment in an attempt to preserve his life . Read More »

Babies and mothers worldwide failed by lack of investment in breastfeeding

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World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding starting within an hour after birth until a baby is 6 months old. Australia was not one of them. In China, India, Nigeria, Mexico and Indonesia alone, inadequate breastfeeding is responsible for more than 236,000 child deaths each year; in these countries, the estimated future economic cost of mortality and cognitive losses attributed to inadequate breastfeeding are estimated to be nearly $119 billion per year. Read More »

More Nashville Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile

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West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus most commonly spread by infected mosquitoes that can lead to severe fever, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord). Common symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches. The insects lay their eggs in stagnant water found in pools, buckets, rain barrels and other containers. Read More »

Piers Morgan slams JK Rowling over Trump tweets

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She initially retweeted and criticized the president over a video of what appeared to be Trump ignoring a child in a wheelchair-only the complete video shows a different story. In an idiotic rush to judgment, the moonbat author launched an unhinged Twitter rant on July 28, where she falsely accused Trump of ignoring the disabled boy. Read More »

Boko Haram can't stop oil search, says UNIMAID VC

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The Nigerian Army early Sunday said 21 additional bodies of an oil exploration crew, who were ambushed by a terror group in the country's northeast, have been recovered. Search and rescue are still ongoing to secure the safe return of the missing oil workers, the army added. The anti-graft agencies own Nigerians answers to these questions for the world to know the nexus between Local Government funds and the operation of Boko Haram in Borno State. Read More »

Mental health staff recruitment plan for England

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But the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) warned that the policies "appear not to add up" and said that the government would need to provide more "hard cash" to ensure that the new nurses were trained by 2020. "A damaging lack of foresight in workforce planning in the past has led us to where we are now". Prof Wendy Burn, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said 570 extra consultants had been promised in the plans. Read More »

Bakersfield sees another decrease in gas prices

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Midland Odessa- $2.16/g, up 2.0 cents per gallon from last week's $2.14/g. "Gas prices leveled out over the weekend but should climb again this week", AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said. The price in New Hampshire went up 4.3 cents to $2.26 a gallon. The changes are the result of crude oil prices inching closer to costing $50 per barrel, Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com , said in a statement. Read More »

Netflix drama '13 Reasons Why' linked to suicidal thoughts

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In it, a high school girl leaves behind 13 cassette tapes that explain the decision to take her own life. Several mental health professionals have already reported treating Hannah-Baker copycats, who have articulated wanting to commit suicide just like she did on the show. Read More »

Sleeping badly could add 3 cm to your waistline، study suggests

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Missing out on a full night's sleep time and again can be detrimental to one's health in a number of ways and can contribute to diseases like obesity , a new study has warned. A new study adds weight to this by revealing that too few hours in slumber leads to a bigger waistline and a higher body mass index. "Our findings support the accumulating evidence showing an important contribution of short sleep to metabolic diseases such as obesity ". Read More »

FDA reveals plans to cut nicotine in cigarettes

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Tobacco consumption is one of the main reasons for preventable heart disease and cancer in the U.S. It is said to cause over 480,000 deaths every year. According to Commissioner Gottlieb, the approach to nicotine must be accompanied by a strict base of rules and standards for newly-regulated products which should be done in concert and not in isolation, if it is to be successful. Read More »

Roethlisberger Absent From Steelers First Padded Practice Of 2017

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He has not shied from the topic previously, but Ben Roethlisberger the All-pro quarterback from the Pittsburgh Steelers provided concrete reasons on Friday as to if his career with the Steelers will soon end. A new study into the wide reach of CTE in football players has shaken some in the NFL, and Ben Roethlisberger appears to be one of them. I feel good mentally and I know that this new study shows that 90 % of the players whose brain were studied suffered from ETC. Read More »

Patna HC dimisses RJD petition against Nitish government

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Kumar allied with the BJP and formed a new government. He said he doesn't agree with his decision and called it unfortunate. "Promises made by Prime Minister Modi will get fulfilled", he said. Kumar said that he had never sought a clarification but wanted them ( Lalu Prasad and family) to answer the queries raised regarding corruption. While one PIL was filed by RJD MLAs Saroj Yadav and Chandan Verma, the second PIL was filed by Jitendra Kumar who is a member of the Samajwadi Party. Read More »

Coutinho to request Barca move as Liverpool line up replacement

The Brazil worldwide has reportedly agreed a deal with the Camp Nou side, though the Reds are determined to hold onto their star player. Over the past couple of weeks, speculation has really begun to pick up around his future at the club, especially given that Neymar is the subject of heavy interest from Paris Saint-Germain. Read More »

34 juvenile lifers in Arizona can seek new sentences

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A ruling is pending. Five years ago, the Supreme Court barred mandatory life-without-parole sentences for anyone under 18 convicted of murder. There also are some 20 inmates serving discretionary no-parole sentences for crimes committed while they were 17 or younger. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez delays Arsenal return as he considers transfer request

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Speaking with talkSport about Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and the Liverpool midfielder, Smith claimed, " Alexis Sanchez is a big shadow hanging over the Emirates..." However, Wenger clarified that the forward is simply suffering from the flu and is now expected to join the club's pre-season preparations next week, instead of on Sunday as previously planned. Read More »

1500 kg heroin seized off Gujarat coast (Third Lead)

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The vessel was carrying 3,300 pounds (1,500 kg) of the white powder worth nearly $550 million (470 million euros) when it was seized and taken to the port of Porbandar, officials announced Sunday. The area was kept under continuous surveillance. The coast guard received information from intelligence sources three days back regarding the drug consignment. Read More »

White Sox Trade Melky Cabrera to Kansas City Royals

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Cabrera, 32, is batting.295 with a.336 on-base percentage and 13 homers in 98 games for the White Sox. The Kansas City Royals entered Sunday up 2 1/2 games on the Tampa Bay Rays in the hunt for the second wild-card spot in the American League. Read More »

North Korea fires another ICBM missile

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After the missile launch on July 4 , the United States proposed a draft resolution to impose stronger sanctions on North Korea . Top US and South Korean military officials discussed military options with the American officers expressing ironclad commitment to the US-Korean alliance. Read More »

Pregnant doctor puts birth on hold to deliver another woman's baby

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Hess says when Johnson saw her she was just relieved to get the birthing process moving. "My husband actually said is that a woman screaming and she was completely dilated", Hess said. But Hess, a doctor of osteopathic medicine with certifications in both obstetrics and gynaecology, knew there was no time to spare. "I put on another gown to cover my backside and put on some boots over my shoes to keep from getting any fluid and all that stuff on me, and went down to her room and I knew ... Read More »

BJP misusing money, muscle in RS polls: Congress

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Gujarat Congress has moved its MLAs to Congress-ruled Karnataka to apparently keep them intact in the party for the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for the 8th of next month. "The MLAs are here to offer their prayers to God so that the Congress candidate bags a seat in the Rajya Sabha election". According to the numbers, BJP is entitled to two while Congress will get one. Read More »

Prayers and tributes as little Charlie Gard loses battle for life

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One of the saddest aspects of the case was that Connie Yates and Chris Gard found themselves caught up in a high-profile legal battle which must have made it even harder for them to cope with their bad situation. It was that decision that thrust Charlie's case into the global spotlight. "I do think that in an era of social media, it is possible to rally huge numbers of people to your cause", said Caplan, of New York University's Langone Medical Center. Read More »