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Doctors to keep George HW Bush in hospital a few more days


He said while President Bush has recovered from pneumonia, he continues to deal with chronic bronchitis which is a condition more prevalent with age. McGrath said last week that the pneumonia has been resolved and that Bush was being held for observation of a persistent cough. Read More »

Michigan State-Oakland and Michigan-Detroit to open new Detroit arena


The first basketball game at Joe Louis Arena was a Michigan-Detroit Mercy matchup December 12, 1979. Michigan-native rocker Kid Rock is slated to play the first concert at the Little Caesars Arena. It will also see MI head coach John Beilein face former assistant Bacari Alexander, who's heading into his second season as head coach at Detroit . Now not to get ahead of ourselves here, but this could be the first of a few times the Spartans play at Little Caesars Arena as they host the first ... Read More »

Deadly attack of Maoist rebel kills 24 soldiers


President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other senior leaders across political parties have condemned the attack on the CRPF jawans and expressed their condolences to the families of the deceased. Read More »

Kids With Regular Bedtimes Become Healthier Teens


This in turn affected whether or not they were likely to be obese, the research found. 'This research allows us to better understand how young children's routines around sleep, meals, and screen time relate to their regulation of emotion and behaviour. Read More »

City Prepared For Convergence Of Penn Relays, NFL Draft


As usual for a rebuilding team like the Bears, this is a crucial event, especially considering the draft hasn't been kind to Chicago in the past four years. TWICE AS NICE: If the Titans do draft two players in the first round, it will be the first time since 1987 that the franchise picked multiple players in the opening round. Read More »

Vaccination gaps lead to dangerous measles outbreaks in Europe: ECDC

Corcoran said that Ireland had a good uptake rate for vaccines, but that it was important not to "let complacency creep in". "While uptake in Ireland has remained steady at around 92%, we need to increase uptake rates to the target of 95% to make sure that measles does not circulate here". Read More »

Exercising 45min a week improves brain, study


In a variety of brain tests, they found evidence of aerobic exercise improving cognitive abilities, such as thinking, reading, learning and reasoning, while muscle training - for example, using weights - had a significant effect on memory and the brain's ability to plan and organise, the so-called executive functions. Read More »

Jeff Sessions' Excuse For Hawaii Remarks Is A Classic Bully Tactic


In a statement released this morning, Adler wrote: "On Tuesday, I'm joining a few mayors in Washington, DC, to ask Attorney General Jeff Sessions what is turning out to be a complicated question: What exactly is a "sanctuary city?". It's within his authority constitutionally and explicit statutory authority. "We're gonna defend that order all the way up". "I think it's a mistake", Sessions said, "and we're going to battle in the courts and I think we're going to eventually win". Read More »

Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi civic polls

Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), Indian National Congress, and Aam Aadmi party are the three major, main and top contenders here. Polling was held in 270 of the 272 wards of the three municipal corporations. It shows our EVMs are unhackable, robust and no wrong can be done", Srivastava said. The Congress trashed the exit poll results that predicted a win for the party in around 31 wards. Read More »

Gregg Allman Denies Reports He's Entered Hospice Care


Allman has had a variety of ailments over the last few years and, especially, since last summer; however, there was never any indication that he was suffering a serious illness. "As much as I hate it, it's time for me to take some real time off to heal". Allman, the 69-year-old co-founder of legendary southern blues-rock outfit the Allman Brothers Band , posted a message on social media Monday in which he clarified his current health status. Read More »

Emir Sanusi Debunks Corruption Allegations, Gives Details of Spending


Sanusi emerged emir in June 2014. Wali added that Emir Sanusi inherited N1.9 billion (exactly N1.893,378.927.38) and not N4 billion as stated in some media reports. "The majority of the charges are that of roaming which are normal". At press conference held in the Emir's palace on Monday, the council noted specifically that the sum of N1. Read More »

J.R. Smith: Cleveland Cavaliers can't stop attacking the basket

The Cavs took game 3 with the final score of 119-114 and James' triple double 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James grabs a rebound from Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner during the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 23, 2017 , in Indianapolis . Read More »

N. Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held


However, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing unnamed sources, reported on the same day that a Korean-American man had been arrested Friday at Pyongyang's worldwide airport. The commentary was carried on page three of the newspaper, after a two-page feature about leader Kim Jong-un inspecting a pig farm. He reportedly was in the North for about a month to discuss relief activities. Read More »

North Carolina class-size proposal phases in lower caps

Under the revised bill, the caps won't have to be met until 2018 instead of this fall. The lack of action in the Senate resulted in school districts warning they might have to cut arts and PE teachers to help fund the cost of hiring the new K-3 teachers. Read More »

Osborn Williams & Donohoe LLC Lowers Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY)

Zacks Investment Research lowered Bristol-Myers Squibb Company from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Monday, January 9th. The 52-week range of the share price is from $30.19 - $46.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 5th. 01/24/2017 - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. Read More »

Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds leads to 4 arrests


Capitol - and this time they plan to light up. Preparing for a showdown with law enforcement, the D.C. resident then spoke to more than 20 U.S. Capitol Police officers who surrounded the gaggle of activists and reporters. De Leon, one of the four activists arrested Monday, now uses marijuana for treatment. Court documents say a Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego ... Read More »

We will push Chelsea all the way even after FA Cup loss


Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce: "We needed that (run) to get ourselves out of trouble, but we're still not mathematically out of trouble". "We want to finish strong in the league and learn from what happened a year ago". We are talking about players who wrote the history of this club. The problem for Spurs is that their away form in the league has been unspectacular. Read More »

Leeds food bank use soars, new figures reveal


Nearly 440,000 of the supplies went to children, the charity said . "It is deeply concerning that we are still seeing an increase in the number of three day emergency food supplies provided to local people in crisis on the Island over the past year". Read More »

Sessions says critics have 'no sense of humor' after Hawaii gaffe


Juan Escalante, who works as a digital organizer for the advocacy group America's Voice and who also holds DACA, said he isn't taking Trump at his word. On ABC's "This Week , host George Stephanopoulos asked Sessions why he didn't just say "the state of Hawaii". "You do have a situation in which one judge out of 700 in America has stopped this order", further attempted to diminish the validity of 9th Circuit U.S. Read More »

Prince kept opioids in aspirin bottles to hide his addiction

Joe Tamburino, a Minnesota defense attorney who is not associated with the Prince case, said while Schulenberg and Johnson could face charges if the allegations are true, it's unlikely state or federal prosecutors would pursue them. And, Prince used an alias - Peter Bravestrong - and cops found a suitcase with that name that contained pill bottles along with the lyrics for the song, " U Got the Look ". Read More »

Mumbai hospital refused Egyptian doctor to examine my sister: Eman Ahmed's sister


Eman Ahmed "former world's heaviest woman" recovering well: Hospital shares videos of slimmer and happier Egyptian patient. "After her recovery, we suggested that she can be taken back to Egypt. " We put our heart and soul into her care. We stay with only our aged mother". Recently, Dr Lakdawala had said Eman had lost 250 kg since her arrival in February. Read More »

Beloved 600-year-old white oak tree takes final bow


The community's sense of loss has been somewhat softened, though, since the tree's legacy will live on. "So, it's not gone". "Everybody knows Basking Ridge because of this tree". The church is taking suggestions. Crews are due at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Bernards on Monday to start the removal process. Sunday's service will be the first without the majestic tree overlooking the church graveyard and congregation, built around it, some 300 years ago. Read More »

Anti-Defamation League Offers Spicer Holocaust Training After Hitler Gaffe


The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is located just a few blocks from the White House, and visitors WJZ's Tracey Leong spoke to had mixed reaction on Spicer's comments. "He brought them into the Holocaust centers, I understand that". As Spicer continues to apologize for his actions, he also hopes his mistake will not overshadow President Trump's accomplishments in the White House. Read More »

China Calls for Restraint as US Carrier Heads for Korean Waters


At least two other Americans are detained in North Korea. China's president, Xi Jinping, has urged President Trump to show restraint toward North Korea despite signs that the North may be preparing a nuclear test . North Korea has ambitions to build a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA mainland. Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other US warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the US Navy said in a statement . Read More »

Koeman: Toffees were poor against West Ham


So what was the secret? "We played like 11 lions, one for each other". Player of the Year 2017 nominees. "I think we did well". "We still need a few more points to be 100 per cent safe". However, tigerish West Ham were displaying plenty of resolve and spirit. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has cautioned Romelu Lukaku against joining Manchester United in the summer, saying that the Belgian striker will not realise his ambition of playing in the Champions League if he moves to Old ... Read More »

Michigan hires Michigan Tech's Pearson as new hockey coach


The reported hiring of Pearson at MI makes it three new head coaches amongst the seven Division I hockey programs in the state of MI. He reestablished Michigan Tech as a college hockey power, guiding the team to two NCAA tournaments the past three seasons after the program had not made the tournament since 1981 , when Pearson was a senior forward for the Huskies. Read More »

US, Afghanistan assess damage from 'mother of all bombs'


Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network of caves and tunnels that had been heavily mined. "They kidnapped wives and daughters and forced them to marry fighters", he said. ISIS established its branch in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region in January 2015, less than a month after former President Barack Obama declared an end to the us combat mission in Afghanistan. Read More »

Lucasfilm to develop more Star Wars spin-offs soon


The concept art included in the email displays scenes reminiscent of locations and sets familiar with Star Wars fans and mentions live performances, lightsaber training and personalized secret missions that would be available as part of two-night, all-inclusive package that will cost roughly $900 to $1,000 per guest. Read More »

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts


The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and -5.49. Having a price of $8.89, Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) traded -4.17% lower on the day. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP's holdings in Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl were worth $8,372,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl (NYSE:VRX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 28th. Read More »

African countries chosen to test 1st malaria vaccine


Advancement in technology, innovating new tools, as well as new vector control involvement and perhaps a vaccine will shape future progress in the fight against malaria. The WHO said Malawi , Kenya and Ghana were chosen for the pilot due to several factors, including having high rates of malaria as well as good malaria programmes, wide use of bed-nets, and well-functioning immunisation programmes. Read More »

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 2017: Final Results

The Spaniard swept aside Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1 6-3 in 76 minutes to become the first player in the Open Era to win a singles tournament 10 times. His 50 clay titles breaks the record he shared with Guillermo Vilas since April past year when he lifted his ninth trophy in Barcelona. Read More »

3-alarm building fire in College Park fills sky with smoke


The university issued a statement just before 1 p.m., stating: "Due to poor air quality from an ongoing fire near campus, the University of Maryland is closing at 1 p.m". Residents of a neighboring apartment building were moved to a community center a few blocks away. The northbound lanes of Baltimore Avenue are also closed. Read More »

Diet Drinks Containing Artificial Sweeteners Increase The Risk Of Stroke And Dementia

According to a study published by American Heart Association journal Stroke , artificially sweetened drinks such as diet sodas have an adverse effect on the mental health of the consumer and may even be tied to dementia and stroke . Researchers have particularly analysed the amount of sugary beverages and artificially sweetened soft drinks every respondent in the two different age groups have consumed between 1991 and 2001. Read More »