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Flu shots aren't ideal, but scientists are trying to make them better

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That question bubbles up every year as influenza sweeps the nation. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the feds to send in a special flu fighting team to help combat the illness's spread in NY. As Americans take caution through this year's deadly flu season , there's one family member that should not be forgotten: the dog. While flu vaccination is the most important way to prevent influenza, antiviral drugs are the most important way to treat influenza infection. Read More »

Tillerson criticizes use of ambulance in attack

The bombing Saturday came a week after Taliban gunmen attacked the Afghan capital's Intercontinental Hotel , killing 22 people, including four Americans . "On Saturday, hospitals overflowed with the wounded, and forensic workers at the morgue struggled to identify the dead". "Today's attack is nothing short of an atrocity, and those who have organized and enabled it must be brought to justice and held to account", Yamamoto said in a statement. Read More »

Almost 100 dead in Kabul blast; Taliban claims responsibility

A week ago, Taliban militants killed 22 people in a luxury Kabul hotel. What is more shocking is that the Taliban fighters used a four-month-old baby to hide a bomb which they meant to use in a sick terror attack. Some 150 guests fled the subsequent gun battle and fire by using bedsheets to climb down from the upper floors. The U.S. State Department said multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the attack. Read More »

After Facing Backlash From BJP, Karnataka Govt Drops 'Minorities' From Circular

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The government circular had asked police divisions in the state to list details of cases from the past five years where people from minority communities were booked for communal violence. Realizing perhaps the widespread aversion its move may cause among the voting public and the possibility of a consolidation of the majority community and even fair-minded sections of the minority community against it, the Karnataka Home Minister was quick to "clarify" that no "major cases" were sought to be ... Read More »

Daesh Terrorists Arrested in Western Iran: IRGC Commander

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Following several days of intelligence activities, the IRGC Ground Force on Saturday mounted an operation against the terrorist cell in an area in western Iran, IRGC Ground Force Commander Mohammad Pakpour said, according to Tasnim . Trained mostly at the Saudi-run school of Takfirism, ISIS operatives have been attempting terror attacks inside Iran in the past. IS claimed responsibility for the deadly twin June 7 attacks on the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of the founder of the ... Read More »

Stormy Daniels set for strip club appearance in Las Vegas

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Given the already titillating (and yucky) details of the affair, it's not a stretch to say some people (okay, most people) are hoping she'll break her agreement not to discuss their encounter, when she appears on Jimmy Kimmel's show after the State of the Union-as good a time as any, really, to open up about the president's sordid extramarital affairs. Read More »

UK Expects Brexit Transition Deal By 'end Of March'

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He added that Britain would seek to find a way to resolve concerns around any new laws that are introduced during the implementation phase when Britain has not been involved in their creation. His unhappy foray in Davos meant her spokesman was grilled by reporters whether he retained the prime minister's confidence. "There will be arguments about the tactics but they will change, the options available to us will change throughout the course of the negotiations". Read More »

Opposition stages 'Save Constitution' rally against Centre

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In a bid to counter this, the Maharashtra unit of the BJP organised a "Tiranga Yatra" in Mumbai and all the districts of Maharashtra. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar on Friday said Opposition leaders need to come together to prevent the communal and anti-constitutional forces. Read More »

Stormy Daniels to Sit Down With Jimmy Kimmel on ABC

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Some think Daniels was revealing more than she intended with a coy smile after Inside Edition's Jim Moret asked whether she had an affair with the president. "She's the first lady". The first lady's trip to a museum and to her family's resort suggests she may not have had pressing obligations after all, but simply did not want to be in Trump's company . Read More »

Trump's Holocaust Remembrance Day Statement Mentions Gays And Jews, Unlike Last Year

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Read yesterday's White House statement in full below. "We must remain vigilant to protect the fundamental rights and inherent dignity of every human being", the president said. Last year, the White House defended its omission of Jews from the statement with Hope Hicks , now the White House communications director, saying that "despite what the media reports, we are an incredibly inclusive group, and we took into account all of those who suffered". Read More »

5 dead after auto wash shooting in Pennsylvania, police say

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The blitz of gunfire broke out before 3 a.m.in the town roughly 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. The shooting happened along the 1300 block of Indian Creek Valley Road. Multiple people were killed in the overnight shooting, which reportedly took place at a auto wash. A motive for the shooting remains under investigation. Read More »

Nevada Air Force Base: No Serious Injuries In Aircraft Fire

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Consultancy group and security experts Strategic Sentinel said on Twitter the plane had suffered "critical engine failure". Nellis Air Force Base is located in the northeastern outskirts of the Las Vegas area. Defence is now working with the United States Air Force to investigate and will provide an update with further details once known", the department said in a statement. Read More »

Five Britons arrested for 'pornographic dancing' in Cambodia

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He claims he was barbecuing when about 30 police officers stormed the villa at 4pm local time on Thursday. "Every year there are about 200,000 Japanese people coming to visit Cambodia and majority are tourists". Two Canadian women, a Norwegian man, a Dutch national and a New Zealander were also arrested in the raid. Police said Sunday Jan. 28, 2018, they raided a rented villa on Thursday and found people "dancing pornographically", and while nearly 90 foreigners were detained, all but 10 ... Read More »

Records for Turkish stocks despite military campaign

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The US urged Turkey to avoid civilian casualties and increases to displaced people and refugees. At the same time , he and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have said that the U.S. Turkey is targeting the YPG, a Kurdish militia, who control much of north east Syria. While US forces are not officially stationed in Afrin, they are presently 97km away in Manbij . Read More »

United Kingdom heading for 'dilution of Brexit', says former minister

First, on forging new security and defence partnerships without waiting for the transition to end; second, to update the directives depending on progress - a line that diplomats said meant that Britain would not necessarily be shoved off a "cliff edge" in 2021 if a new trade agreement was not ready; and third, that they might agree to let Britain sign new trade deals with others, despite being bound by European Union trade rules in the transition. Read More »

Mom says daughter killed in class taking pictures referred to as her

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Many others were injured. Preston Cope was a US history buff who loved to read, the Louisville Courier Journal reported , and he was a "hero" to his 11-year-old brother, said his mother, Teresa Cope. Tubbs said, "Hear our voices today that this act of violence that was meant to inflict incredible pain has done quite the opposite". "Only reinforcing our family and friends and community to simply say: 'Not today Satan". Read More »

PM praises world's longest human chain campaign in Bihar

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He said that the tribal women in Dantewada are driving e-rickshaws amidst an atmosphere of violence by Maoists. "This has also created employment opportunities for individual entrepreneurs". Modi also appreciated the efforts of the Bihar government in forming the world's longest human chain, spanning over 13,000 km, against social ills in the state. Read More »

Former Kerala minister acquitted of sexual harassment costs

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But the complainant, who has since quit the channel, recently approached the trial court, withdrew all charges and expressed doubt whether the man who had spoken to her was indeed the former minister. The way has been cleared for ex-minister A.K Saseendran's re-induction into the CPI (M)-led government headed by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Kerala after the chief judicial magistrate's court in Thiruvananthapuram acquitted him of the sexual harassment charges levelled by a woman ... Read More »

Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

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A case has been registered and information from eyewitnesses and CCTV footage are being investigated, a senior police officer said. The hospital attendant assured that the MRI machine was not switched on and that he could go in but he was pulled in by magnetic force of the machine, he was shifted to trauma but died later. Read More »

Lockheed Martin (LMT) Downgraded to Market Perform at Wells Fargo & Co

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Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $2.00 per share. Royal Bank of Canada set a $348.00 price target on Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) in a research report report published on Tuesday. Da Davidson And has invested 0.09% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. Read More »

China urges joint efforts with Japan for relations development

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Foreign Minister Wang Yi will hold talks with Kono during his stay in Beijing and exchange views on China-Japan ties as well as issues of common concern, Hua said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stressed Japan's willingness to promote the relationship with China, in a policy speech Monday. "In particular, the North Korea issue is now an urgent issue for the whole of global society". Read More »

Yemen separatists reportedly capture govt headquarters in Aden

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All armed groups were also banned from entering the city, the ministry said in a statement carried by the state-run Saba news agency. The Saudi-led coalition has also sent armored vehicles, tanks and ammunition to Ta'izz in a bid to help the mercenaries advance against the Houthis, said a pro-Hadi commander. Read More »

Body found in Virginia identified as missing teen Jholie Moussa

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Police say the body that was found in some woods off of a walking path in the park has a tattoo that matches one on the teenager. Around 11 a.m. Friday, Fairfax County police officers discovered a body nearly entirely covered by leaves and brush in a wooded area in Woodlawn Park, located in the 4800 block of Manor Drive in the Alexandria section of the county. Read More »

NHL All-Star Game to be played in San Jose

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The NHL revamped the skills competition this year, placing the emphasis on the individual players instead of a team competition. "And, I did. Of course it's special to get that type of win". Before the Skills Competition on Saturday night during this year's NHL All-Star Weekend, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the 2019 All-Star Game will be held in San Jose, CA , keeping up with the warm weather trend that they've started for the event. Read More »

Bengaluru: Caught on cam: Man mercilessly thrashing his own son

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A media report suggests that the incident came under light after the mother gave her phone to a mobile fix shop. The brutal thrashing was recorded by the mother on the father's insistence. The way the man has displayed his anger against his son is disturbing. She said the boy had not been doing his homework and was in the habit of bunking tuition classes and would instead roam with his friends. Read More »

Brad Wall delivers last speech as Sask

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Moe sat quietly next to his wife the moment he was named premier designate by the party's executive director, his supporters erupting in cheers and surrounding him. "There will be a time lapse between first ballot, second ballot, third ballot and so on". He has served as the minister of advanced education and prior to running, minister of environment. Read More »

Gunmen in Brazil kill several at party

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Mara's 12-year-old son was wounded during the attack, and was among at least a dozen survivors taken to hospital, including a pair of 16-year-old girls. The police have started investigating whether the killings were part of an ongoing fight between two drug gangs. The Guardians of the State is battling rival gang Vermelho Command for control of points of sale for drugs in Fortaleza's poorer neighbourhoods, the Latin American Herald Tribune quoted Costa as saying. Read More »

Melania Trump aide blasts rumours as Jimmy Kimmel show books Stormy Daniels

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It was an unexpected and unusually brief appearance by the First Lady, who was initially slated to accompany President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, but bailed at the last minute. Preceding Thursday's historical center visit, Melania Trump had just been gotten notification from on her web-based social networking channels this month. Read More »

Democrat Joe Kennedy to reply to Trump's union speech

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Trump had just taken office previous year, so his address next Tuesday evening will be the Republican president's first state of the union speech . The speech will attempt to show that the American people had every right to be optimistic when Trump took office a year ago. Read More »

India's 69th Republic Day: A parade of many firsts

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Hundreds of countrymen joined political leaders and 10 ASEAN leaders - chief guests for the event - in cheering parade participants. The leaders of the ASEAN nations were received by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi . A camel contingent of the BSF and columns of the 61st cavalry with 51 horses was also part of the parade. The IAF tableau was themed "Indian Air Force encouraging indigenisation", while the tri-service tableau had the message "veterans are asset to the nation'". Read More »

Four killed in attack on Colombia police station

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After the attack took place at 6:00 am, one person was arrested although no further details were revealed, said Mariano Botero Coy, police commander for Barranquilla. Colombia is the world's top producer of cocaine, and criminal groups have flooded the country's main cities with drugs in a move known as "microtrafficking". Read More »

Conte happy at Chelsea, despite speculation

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Conflicting reports have since emerged concerning whether or not the deal will be sealed before Wednesday's transfer deadline, though one former Chelsea star has today thrown his weight behind the Blues' efforts to bring Dzeko to the club. Read More »