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WWE stars throw down in tag-team Lip Sync Battle WWE stars throw down in tag-team Lip Sync Battle
- January 19, 2018

Fallon will now have to appear on Raw's 25th anniversary special which will be broadcast live on the USA Network at 8 p.m. ET from both the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and the Manhattan Center in NY. The bar had been set high for Triple H and McMahon, who stepped forward for their turn. Mic stand handy and all, Stephanie McMahon began false-crooning into the air, but it was Triple H who stole the show as the heavyweight channeled his emotional side to finish out the song and ultimately ... (more...)
Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi Man got huge tapeworm from eating sushi
- January 19, 2018

After pulling out the tapeworm, the man, who remains unnamed, wrapped it around a cardboard toilet paper tube before handing it in to Fresno's Community Regional Medical Center in California. "He doesn't get it until he pulls it out, and then it wiggles, and he drops it and is like oh, it's a worm". Banh said the patient, who was treated and released, told doctors he was swearing off sashimi for good. (more...)
Dallas among the finalists for Amazon's HQ2 Dallas among the finalists for Amazon's HQ2
- January 19, 2018

A total of 238 proposals were pitched to Amazon. "Fifty thousand additional jobs means schools reopen". "Move quickly. Companies like this and other tech companies are growing quickly within the USA, and when they locate in your city, they're going to hire a lot of people, and you need to be prepared to move quickly with them on issues like housing and transit and public space". (more...)
Horrific new details emerge in case of 13 captive siblings Horrific new details emerge in case of 13 captive siblings
- January 19, 2018

David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49 , were charged with 12 counts of torture, he said. David and Louise Turpin pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that could send them to prison for life. Some of them were shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks "in dark and foul-smelling surroundings", authorities said. The punishments would last for weeks or months, and the victims were not allowed to go to the bathroom, the DA said, citing evidence in the home. (more...)
Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old
- January 19, 2018

Prof Russell Viner, president of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health said "in the United Kingdom, the average age for leaving home is now around 25 years for both men and women". In the United Kingdom, the average age for males to get married the first time was 32.5 years in 2013, and 30.6 years for women. This represented an increase of nearly eight years since 1973. (more...)
Stock Performance to Track: Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT)
- January 19, 2018

About 195,642 shares traded. (NASDAQ: SRPT ) are making a strong comeback as they have jumped 135.49% since bottoming out on February 13, 2017. It has outperformed by 80.12% the S&P500. (SRPT ) average trading volume of 1,766,155 during the past month is 17.19% below its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been less active than usual in the stock in recent times. (more...)
U.S. shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave U.S. shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave
- January 19, 2018

Several fiscally conservative Republicans plan to vote against the current Republican spending bill, likely leaving its fate in the hands of Democrats. So the troops just received a paycheck, and they wouldn't be due for another one until February 1. Military.com says active-duty troops would stay on the job, but would not get paid until the shutdown is over or until a separate piece of legislation is passed. (more...)
Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga
- January 19, 2018

Bikram yoga - a yoga style performed in a room heated to 40 degrees Celsius - may be just as effective at improving health as the same yoga postures practiced at room temperature, a new study has claimed. The team analysed 80 participants and randomised to one of three study groups after preliminary screening. However, performing yoga in a hot room was no more beneficial than practising it at normal room temperature, say the researchers. (more...)
Vikings fans donate $158K and counting to Saints punter's charity Vikings fans donate $158K and counting to Saints punter's charity
- January 19, 2018

By 6 p.m. Wednesday, with the help of the Vikings and the Saints , Morstead reached the $100,000 goal. The look on punter Thomas Morstead's face when he trotted out onto the U.S. But this development between Morstead and the Vikings fans who have contributed and are still contributing - the number is up to $126,201 from 3,046 donors at the time of this writing - is an uplifting reminder of the power sports has to foster community for the greater good. (more...)
Sunny Leone's wax statue to feature at Madame Tussauds in Delhi Sunny Leone's wax statue to feature at Madame Tussauds in Delhi
- January 19, 2018

As per reports, over 200 artists have flown down to Mumbai for a sitting with Sunny, who will take very specific measurements of the actress so that the final product is as authentic as possible. She wrote, "So excited to see myself at the Delhi @MadameTussauds Trying to find the exact color match of my eyes... such an awesome process!" She further added, "I am equally excited to see "me" at the attraction and can't wait for the fans reaction (when) it will be finally displayed later this ... (more...)
A Birth Control Pill For Men? A Birth Control Pill For Men?
- January 19, 2018

The extract, which can be taken from the roots, stems, leaves, and seeds, was traditionally used for poison-tipped arrows by eastern African tribes. The potential male birth control pill has not yet been tested on humans, but new research brings hopes up for males looking forward to male contraceptive options. (more...)
Novel blood test detects eight cancers Novel blood test detects eight cancers
- January 19, 2018

One of the Australian researchers involved in the study, professor Peter Gibbs from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, said it was a major step forward. The test has been designed mainly for people over the age of 50, as well as younger people with a family history of cancer. "I think we will eventually get to a point where we can detect cancer before it's otherwise visible", says Len Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society. (more...)
Universal blood test for cancer one step closer Universal blood test for cancer one step closer
- January 19, 2018

The screening was created to identify eight different types of cancer . The research was published on Friday in the global journal Science , and also had input from Italian researchers. "Many of the most promising cancer treatments we have today only benefit a small minority of cancer patients, and we consider them major breakthroughs". (more...)
Biafra: Court decides IPOB's fate today Biafra: Court decides IPOB's fate today
- January 19, 2018

Justice Kafarati had, on September 20, granted an order proscribing IPOB. The judge sacked the argument by IPOB's lawyer, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor , who had contended that since IPOB was not registered in Nigeria, but in some other countries, that it could not be sued in Nigeria. (more...)
Villanova remains atop AP Top 25 Villanova remains atop AP Top 25
- January 19, 2018

The Wildcats (16-1, 4-1 Big East) moved back into the No. 1 spot last week and received 63 of 65 first-place votes from a media panel in the poll released on Monday. 3 in 2009-10. The No. 2 ranking is the Cavaliers' highest ranking since reaching the same spot during the 2014-15 season. Purdue extended its winning streak to 13 games last week with victories over MI and Minnesota. (more...)
Two female polio workers, three FC men martyred in Quetta Two female polio workers, three FC men martyred in Quetta
- January 19, 2018

He said the pair were on the fourth day of a five-day anti-polio campaign. "The martyred workers have rather rekindled our resolve to finish the polio from the country and save our future generations from this deadly disease", they said in a statement. (more...)
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats returning to Red Rocks Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats returning to Red Rocks
- January 19, 2018

The Head And The Heart headlined the local LaureLive music festival past year. Denver's favorite rock-and-soul band is returning to Red Rocks. The group incorporates big-band instrumentation and hand claps for its successful 2015 self-titled album and 2016's "A Little Something More". (more...)
Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home
- January 19, 2018

It is said to have not been inspected by officials after being listed as a private school, with David Turpin as the principal. California Department of Education website says that anyone who wants to start must fill out a private school affidavit or R4 form . (more...)
NBA All-Star Game: Pharrell and NERD headlining halftime show in Los Angeles NBA All-Star Game: Pharrell and NERD headlining halftime show in Los Angeles
- January 19, 2018

For this year's festivities, the National Basketball Association has also created the "All-Star Team Producers Group", comprised of more than 200 staff and entertainers from across all 30 teams. After the All-Star Celebrity Game, fans can stick around for the Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Game at 6 p.m.in the Verizon Up Arena to watch the league's top first and second-year players compete. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ confirmed to ship with Android Oreo Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ confirmed to ship with Android Oreo
- January 19, 2018

It is powered by a 1.6 GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor . There's 32GB and 64GB on-board storage. Samsung Galaxy S9 is rumored to have Dual camera setup in the rear of 12MP lens withh optical image stabilization just like the S8 camera but more impressively will be the variable camera aperture of f/1.5-2.4. (more...)
El Paso County child dies from flu El Paso County child dies from flu
- January 19, 2018

The CDC doctor's experience of patients dying of the flu after receiving the flu shot is sadly not uncommon. She said there have been more cases and outbreaks of flu this year. PREVENTION-Flu sufferers are advised to cover their coughs and sneezes to keep the illness from spreading. Citizen scientists across the country are helping scientists better understand the illness and how it is moving through the population by participating in a research project called Flu Near You . (more...)
Blood test spots common cancers Blood test spots common cancers
- January 19, 2018

Dr Tomasetti told the BBC: "We envision a blood test we could use once a year". It did better when tumors were larger or had spread. The test is nowhere near ready for use yet; it needs to be validated in a larger study already underway in a general population, rather than cancer patients, to see if it truly works and helps save lives - the best measure of a screening test's value. (more...)
Lane Kiffin's FAU starting QB suddenly retires from football Lane Kiffin's FAU starting QB suddenly retires from football
- January 19, 2018

He will graduate with a civil engineering degree this spring, and says he never planned to play football after college. It's unclear if this played a factor in Driskel's decision. Robison is a transfer from Oklahoma and was dismissed from the team in August for a violation of team rules. Coaches raved about Robison's performance on the scout team this past season. (more...)
Dyes Market Global Insights and Trends 2018 to 2022 Dyes Market Global Insights and Trends 2018 to 2022
- January 19, 2018

On the whole, the report depicts detailed overview of the global shoe packaging market that will help industry consultants, equipment manufacturers, existing players searching for expansion opportunities, new players searching possibilities and other stakeholders to align their market centric strategies according to the ongoing and expected trends in the future. (more...)
States should lower drunken driving thresholds — Science panel States should lower drunken driving thresholds — Science panel
- January 19, 2018

All states have 0.08 thresholds. (73 kilograms) man could reach a blood alcohol level of 0.05 percent after two standard drinks (for example, two 12-ounce beers) in one hour, and a 120-lb. Each day, 29 people in the USA die in alcohol-related crashes and many more are injured. Rural areas are disproportionately affected. Almost half of drunk-driving deaths occur in those rural areas. (more...)
Scientists seek better vaccine for flu 100 years after pandemic Scientists seek better vaccine for flu 100 years after pandemic
- January 19, 2018

Thanks to a reminder by way of a recent Government of Alberta Environment and Parks Lower Peace Region communiqué published by Norm Brownlee, your scribe was reminded the year 2018 marks 100 years since the "Spanish Flu" took hold of many areas of the world. (more...)
The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) Analysts See $3.20 EPS
- January 19, 2018

About 253,701 shares traded. The stock of The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW ) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 20 by Goldman Sachs. It has underperformed by 1.43% the S&P500. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67% EPS growth. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Kevin Nash No Longer Appearing on the 25th Anniversary of "Raw"
- January 19, 2018

Raw is one of the longest-running shows on television, airing 52 weeks a year. That's more than Cops , America's Most Wanted , Gunsmoke and The Simpsons . This includes the likes of The Undertaker , Stone Cold Steve Austin , Shawn Michaels , The New Age Outlaws, Scott Hall and Ted DiBiase. They will join some of today's big names, including WWE universal champion Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns, John Cena and Sasha Banks. (more...)
Research backs blanket screening for breast, ovarian cancer mutations Research backs blanket screening for breast, ovarian cancer mutations
- January 19, 2018

The strategy found to be most cost-effective was population testing for multiple cancer genes, which the researchers say prevented many more ovarian and breast cancers than current methods. Either mutation makes women up to 22-times more likely to develop ovarian cancer and 6-times more likely to develop breast cancer over their lifetime. (more...)
Aetna agrees to pay $17 million in HIV privacy breach Aetna agrees to pay $17 million in HIV privacy breach
- January 19, 2018

Aetna will also offer its members an option to seek more payments for out-of-pocket expenses or emotional distress damages, Ronda Goldfein, executive director of the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania - the firm that filed the lawsuit along with the Legal Action Center and Berger & Montague P.C. (more...)