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Sitting most of the day may lead to an early grave

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Accelerometers on their hips monitored their activity as well as inactivity during the span of a day. Over a median follow-up period of four years, 340 of the participants died. While previous research has linked excessive sedentary time to an increased risk of death, many of these studies relied on people to accurately recall and report how much they moved around and might not have painted a clear picture of the relationship between mortality and inactivity. Read More »

For oil, bigger ill Harvey, not Irma

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The firm said "given the only modest impact Harvey had on oil production, the combined demand loss generated by these two hurricanes will be a bearish shock for global oil balances in September". 5. Opec and other producers including Russian Federation pledged to reduce output by about 1.8 million barrels a day through March to trim global oil inventories and buttress prices. Read More »

Airlines brace themselves, passengers for Hurricane Irma

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The airport has created an overflow parking plan to allow planes unable to land in areas such as Florida to park at the airport in Atlanta. Orlando International Airport's final flight is scheduled for 5 p.m. Florida's gas shortages keep getting worse as millions of motorists flee Hurricane Irma's path of destruction . Passengers should check flights with their airline. Read More »

AIADMK MLA's plea to stall party meet dismissed

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The resolutions will be submitted to the Election Commission on September 14. Accepting the submissions made by Senior Counsel C. Aryama Sundaram , representing Mr. After Justice Karthikeyan refused to stay the meet, Vetrivel filed an appeal before a two-member bench comprising justices Rajiv Shakdher and Abdul Quddhose . Read More »

Is light drinking while pregnant okay?

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The researchers took a close look at studies that involved drinking up to 32 grams of alcohol per week, equivalent to about two pints of beer or two glasses of wine, Mamluk said. From among almost 5,000 articles, it selected 26 relevant studies with data suitable to be pooled. For instance, "women often ask about "safe" levels of drinking during pregnancy - 'but one glass is OK, isn't it?'" Loubaba Mamluk, senior research associate in epidemiology at the University of Bristol in the United ... Read More »

People get infections from pet store puppies' feces — CDC

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Almost 40 people were infected by puppies carrying a common germ, and nine of those individuals had to be hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. Twelve employees of Petland stores were infected, and 27 customers who had recently purchased puppies took home more than just a new family member from the pet store chain. Read More »

Fulani herdsmen allegedly kill 15 in Plateau Village

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President Buhari urged stakeholders not to allow this violent incident to destroy the progress made so far. We will not allow a return to the dark days of anarchy. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that about 22 people were reportedly killed following an attack by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Hwak-Kwata village, Jos-South Local Government Area, Plateau state. Read More »

MI woman forgoes cancer treatment to have sixth child

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United States mum Carrie DeKlyen , 37, gave birth to her sixth child on Wednesday but sadly died just days later at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor surrounded by her family. Family members said the baby was doing well considering the circumstances. "She's going to be here [in the neonatal intensive care unit] for 4 or 5 months, but we expect her to be a healthy baby. Read More »

Primark's strong showing lifts Associated British Foods

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In the last 3 months, the ABF share price has risen 10%. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, August 25. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to "Hold" on Friday, October 16. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Monday, September 28 with "Overwt/Cautious". The company was maintained on Thursday, January 12 by Shore Capital. Read More »

NSE Nifty climbs above 10000 to end at one-month high

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Still, sentiment was broadly cautious after indexes posted their first weekly fall in four last week, as investors monitored global risk factors and awaited consumer inflation data due on Tuesday. Among BSE sectoral indices, capital goods index was the star-performer and was up 2.05 per cent, followed by oil & gas 1.05 per cent, infrastructure 0.77 per cent and auto 0.73 per cent. Read More »

Red Cross supports appeal for donation for hurricane victims

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Right now, the plan is for Red Cross to fly a single drone over Houston to determine which areas took the most damage from Hurricane Harvey and are, thus, in most need of aid. Kelly Browand, volunteer lead for the American Red Cross' Southeast Tennessee chapter's work in the Bradley and Polk counties, spoke to the Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club on Thursday about the organization's efforts. Read More »

Crude Oil Price Forecast September 11, 2017, Technical Analysis

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In equities, shares of Teva Pharmaceutical ( TEVA ) were 11% higher pre-bell after the company named Kare Schultz as CEO. As of Wednesday, about 3.8 million barrels of daily refining capacity, or about 20 percent, was shut in, although a number of the refineries, as well as petroleum handling ports, were in the process of restarting. Read More »

Don't let your dog sleep with you in bed

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Researchers attached activity trackers to around 40 participants and their dogs to track their sleeping activity for seven nights. The sleep benefit extended only to having dogs in your bedroom ─ not in your bed, the study said. and according to this research, that's not the case. Don't let your canines crawl under the covers with you. For a typical medium sized dog , their breathing is fairly regular and somewhere around 20 minutes into the sleep cycle, you can see the eyes ... Read More »

United Nations says 313000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh

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Supporters of both Myanmar's government and Rohingya have spread falsehoods. He said Christians also demand from Government of Pakistan to play its role in providing security to all Burmese Muslim community. Although Muslims in Buddhist majority state are reeling under constant terror ever since the 1982 General Ne Win's government enacted the Burmese nationality law but a fresh spree of violence sparked worldwide controversy on August 25 when a few insurgents attacked dozens of police posts ... Read More »

AI Can Determine Sexuality Based on Photos of People's Faces

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Using the same images, people could tell gay from straight 61% of the time for men, and 54% of the time for women. A group of researchers has been met by criticisms after publishing a study on an artificial intelligence technology used in a dating website to detect whether an individual is gay or not based exclusively on photos. Read More »

Thousands join in anti-Brexit march in London

In a letter to Davis, the MPs, who support the Open Britain campaign for close ties with the European Union , said: "The government's Brexit strategy has for months been characterised by delusional wishful thinking". The new report by the Tony Blair Institute was written by Harvey Redgrave, a former Number 10 policy expert. Mr Fallon described those new ideas as "a bit late" given the Out vote last summer. Read More »

Miss Louisiana jumps ahead of Miss America pack

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They are from: Missouri; Texas; Pennsylvania; North Dakota; Alabama; New Jersey; District of Columbia; Louisiana; South Carolina; and Virginia. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been a backdrop to the Miss America preliminary competition this week, with contestants from storm-tossed or threatened states sending messages of support and promises of prayers to those in harm's way. Read More »

Hurricane Irma continues its deadly sweep; to hit Florida soon

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The forecast calls for tropical storm force winds Monday morning until Monday night with 30 to 40 miles per hour winds and gusts up to 55 miles per hour. "The new course threatened everything from Tampa Bay's bustling twin cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg to Naples' mansion- and yacht-lined canals, Sun City Center's sprawling compound of modest retirement homes, and Sanibel Island's shell-filled beaches", the AP reported. Read More »

Tutu implores 'beloved sister' Daw Suu to end violence in Rakhine

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The Rohingya have always been subjected to discrimination in mostly Buddhist Myanmar, which regards them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and denies them citizenship even if they have lived in the country for generations. "These photos showing that Bengalis are torching their houses emerge at a time when worldwide media have made groundless accusations of setting fire to Bengali houses by the government security forces and the killings of Bengalis", said the Eleven Media daily But the ... Read More »

'How's it Going, Everybody?' Obama Shocks DC School With Surprise Visit

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama shocked students at a Washington school Friday by popping in to give them encouragement at the beginning of the new year. While the students looked as if they still couldn't believe their eyes, Obama walked asked, "Hey, how's it going everybody?" The goal of the visit was to encourage "the next generation of leaders" and is part of an ongoing series of conversations Obama is having with young people, Lewis' statement said. Read More »

How to 'Take a Minute, Change a Life'

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He added, "We are also launching a new section of our Safety Center with additional resources about suicide prevention and online well being". President Trump marked World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday, encouraging Americans to have an open discussion about the issue. Read More »

Veteran actress BV Radha passes away on Sunday

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BV Radha is a cancer survivor who was seen in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Tulu and Malayalam films. She was wife of famous Kannada Film Director KSL Swamy , who died past year. BV Radha also was an acclaimed theatre artist. In her later years, she acted in several films as a character artiste. In a career spanning over five decades, Radha was conferred with State-level Kanaka Ratna award by the Kanaka Gurupeetha. Read More »

GST Council reduces tax rate on 30 items

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So we maintained a status quo on that", the minister said. While the total tax in midsize cars will increase from 43% to 45% and large cars will be raised to 48% from 43%. This is the second meeting of GST Council after the nationwide tax reform came into force two months ago. "The food industry had started de-registering their trademark and started selling under the de-registered trademark or the corporate brand". Read More »

BJP trying to change narrative on Gauri Lankesh murder: Congress

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Malviya said that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal were never questioned about abuse and threats by their followers. "What we want is justice and please don't add political colour to it, add ideological colour if you want, because she stood for her ideology", he said. Read More »

States sue to stop Trump DACA move

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DACA granted lawful presence and work permits to almost one million unlawfully present immigrants without congressional authorization. The protections allowed those immigrants to receive work authorization and live in the country legally. Ten conservative state attorney generals prompted President Donald Trump to end DACA on Tuesday. "It's outrageous, it's not right", an emotional Ferguson said at a news conference in Seattle. Read More »

Delhi: School peon arrested for raping Class 1 student, government orders inquiry

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The accused, identified as Vikas , has been arrested, said Nupur Prasad, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shahdara. The police said Vikas previously worked as a security guard in the same school. The student is believed to have described the attacker based on which the police identified the accused. After the doctors observing her, they informed me to call the police and to file an FIR in this matter. Read More »

Be their lifeline, stand up for mental health

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Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. "No matter who you are, you have a powerful role to play in preventing suicide", said Dr. HopeLine runs a confidential advice helpline if you are a young person at risk of suicide or are anxious about a young person at risk of suicide. Read More »

West Nile Virus risk level raised to 'moderate' in Burlington

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The individual lives in The Colony and was diagnosed with the more serious form, West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease. "We encourage residents to reduce their risk by adhering to the recommended precautions, including eliminating common backyard mosquito sources and utilizing EPA-approved repellant". Read More »