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Just in time for spring break, beer truck crashes on highway Just in time for spring break, beer truck crashes on highway
- March 08, 2018

It's enough to make a spring breaker cry in their beer. Talk about party fouls. A SC truck driver caused quite a scene on I-10 Wednesday morning after spilling almost 60,000 pounds of beer onto the highway in Okaloosa County. WEAR-TV reports that a SC truck driver named Michael Nolan Powell spilled the truckload of beer onto I-10 at around 2:40am Wednesday. Powell sustained minor injuries and was cited for careless driving. (more...)
F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea F-35B shows versatility with historic landing at sea
- March 08, 2018

The Navy said it was "the first time the aircraft has deployed aboard a US Navy ship and with a Marine Expeditionary Unit in the Indo-Pacific". The F-35B Joint Strike Fighter is deploying for the first time aboard a U.S. "Deployment of the versatile F-35B enhances the full range of expeditionary strike group capabilities with one of the world's most technologically-advanced air warfare platforms", Capt. (more...)
Bernie Sanders' Stepdaughter Loses Mayor's Race Bernie Sanders' Stepdaughter Loses Mayor's Race
- March 07, 2018

Independent Carina Driscoll ran on a progressive platform similar that of her stepfather, but her 35 percent haul of the vote failed to stop Weinberger from winning a third term on 48 percent of ballots cast, early results showed. "I'm asking for your vote because City Hall is not listening to us, and is catering to private interests instead of working for the people who live here", Driscoll's campaign website stated . (more...)
Tens of thousands of cheerleaders possibly exposed to mumps at national competition Tens of thousands of cheerleaders possibly exposed to mumps at national competition
- March 07, 2018

The health department said most people develop symptoms two weeks after contracting the virus. State health officials are warning athletes from 39 states and nine counties that they may have been exposed to mumps at a cheerleading competition last month in Dallas . (more...)
Florida senators pass gun restrictions; House yet to act Florida senators pass gun restrictions; House yet to act
- March 07, 2018

The father of a teenager killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, said the students' gun control efforts are misdirected. Demetrius Cole, a third grade team leader at Oak Ridge Elementary in Tallahassee, does not believe arming teachers is the answer. Pollack was invited to the White House for Mr. (more...)
Invests $267000 in Editas Medicine Inc (NASDAQ:EDIT) Stock
- March 07, 2018

EDIT has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. (NASDAQ: EDIT ) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: " Editas Medicine to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences" with publication date: February 08, 2018. (more...)
Texans Hit The Polls On Primary Election Day Texans Hit The Polls On Primary Election Day
- March 07, 2018

One race that hasn't attracted a lot of funding, though, is the Democratic primary for governor . Most races at the top of your ballot weren't all that interesting. The 41-year-old Bush immediately becomes the overwhelming favorite for re-election in November. This is where Texas' role as the first-in-the-nation midterm primary caused a local race to explode onto the national scene. (more...)
Bristol scientists behind the largest trial ever to investigate prostate cancer screening Bristol scientists behind the largest trial ever to investigate prostate cancer screening
- March 07, 2018

Performing an MRI scan before prostate biopsy could reduce the number of men with low-risk disease who undergo unnecessary biopsy and treatment while improving the diagnosis of aggressive disease that requires treatment. Response: The CAP trial adds to the evidence that screening men with PSA detects some disease that would be unlikely to cause any harm but also misses some aggressive prostate cancers that do need treatment. (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Stock'S Earning Overview Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
- March 07, 2018

Pivotal Research maintained Netflix, Inc . The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Thursday, July 14 with "Outperform". (NASDAQ: NFLX ) earned "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 19. Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 36 sales for $142.14 million activity. $12.61M worth of Netflix, Inc . (NASDAQ: NFLX ) or 630 shares. (more...)
American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC)
- March 07, 2018

Shares of American Outdoor Brands closed the previous trading session at with shares trading hands. This company shares are -8.17% up from its target price of $50 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.89B. More notable recent American Outdoor Brands Corporation (NASDAQ: AOBC ) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: "Anita Britt Joins Board of American Outdoor Brands Corp." on February 06, 2018, also Bloomberg.com with their article: "Gunmakers Surge After ... (more...)
Colonoscopy to be the Best Help in Preventing the Colon Cancer Colonoscopy to be the Best Help in Preventing the Colon Cancer
- March 07, 2018

In the US there are more than 50,000 individuals which pass away from it every year . Most colorectal cancers start as a growth on the inner lining of the colon or rectum. Symptoms are uncommon in early stages, but they include, rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, unexplained weight loss, diarrhea, and constipation. Colorectal cancer affects people in all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people age 50 and older. (more...)
Opioid overdoses in ERs up 30 percent as crisis worsens Opioid overdoses in ERs up 30 percent as crisis worsens
- March 07, 2018

Overdose increases in some states and cities may be due to changes in the volume and type of illicit opioid drugs being sold on the streets, health officials said. The sharp increases and variation across states and counties indicate the need for better coordination to address overdose outbreaks spreading across county and state borders. (more...)
Point scores in OT as Lightning tops Panthers Point scores in OT as Lightning tops Panthers
- March 07, 2018

Bjugstad made it a one-goal game later in the period when he won the battle for the puck in the crease. All three goals cut the lead to one and kept the Panthers in a game against the team with the best record in the National Hockey League in Tampa Bay. (more...)
RBS to pay $500M for deception on mortgage-backed securities RBS to pay $500M for deception on mortgage-backed securities
- March 07, 2018

It already paid a USD5.50 billion fine to the US Federal Housing Finance Agency in 2017. The New York agreement includes $100m in cash to the state and $400m in consumer relief for New York homeowners and communities. The bank's own diligence vendors warned it that numerous loans it snapped up for securitisation didn't conform to underwriting guidelines as RBS told investors, according to the statement. (more...)
Andy Serkis confirms that a backstory for Supreme Leader Snoke exists Andy Serkis confirms that a backstory for Supreme Leader Snoke exists
- March 07, 2018

Does he have a backstory? "He teleported to a nudist colony, that's what I'm hoping ", said Hamill, that last bit being a joke, though not entirely implausible in the " Star Wars " universe. The closest morsel we get in The Last Jedi is a brief glimpse of some robed figures in Snoke's throne room, and Pablo Hidalgo's Visual Dictionary for the film says that these figures are "navigators" from the unknown regions . (more...)
Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain Prescription opioids fail new rigorous test for chronic pain
- March 07, 2018

Study Limitation: Because this study was conducted in Veterans Affairs clinics, patient characteristics differ from those of the general population. Acetaminophen, ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are better than opioids at easing the intensity of chronic pain in the back, knees or hips, a US experiment suggests. (more...)
Nation's most restrictive abortion bill passes Mississippi Senate Nation's most restrictive abortion bill passes Mississippi Senate
- March 07, 2018

If it is passed into law, it would prohibit abortions 15 weeks after the woman's last menstrual period. "Clinic owner Diane Derzis told the Clarion Ledger that "(Gov.) Phil Bryant has never seen an abortion bill he didn't like", and fears the clinic will soon have to refer some women seeking abortions to out of state clinics. (more...)
California Ski Resort Open A Day After Avalanche California Ski Resort Open A Day After Avalanche
- March 07, 2018

For unknown reasons, the safety bar on the chairlift had not been lowered, and within moments the novice skier slipped from the lift. After a brief gasp from nearby gawkers, the ski resort attendees can be heard clapping and cheering for the girl and her successful drop onto the tarp. (more...)
23andMe gets FDA approval for BRCA cancer risk DNA test 23andMe gets FDA approval for BRCA cancer risk DNA test
- March 07, 2018

It is the first direct-to-consumer (DTC) test to report on three specific BRCA1/BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutations that are most common in people of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent. According to a National Cancer Institute study , about 2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women carry 1 of the hereditary mutations the test can detect. It can not determine a person's overall risk of developing cancer. (more...)
Lawrence County Flu Cases On Decline, But Still High Lawrence County Flu Cases On Decline, But Still High
- March 07, 2018

The number of flu cases reported during the week leading up to Saturday was less than the half number reported at the peak. The Division of Public Health says people can still get their flu shots. - noon and 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.at the Adams State Service Center, 544 S. Bedford St.in Georgetown. The number of weekly flu-related deaths has also been falling, with 19 during the most recent week, and none of them involving a child. (more...)
Coyote Involved in Series of Attacks in NY Had Rabies Coyote Involved in Series of Attacks in NY Had Rabies
- March 06, 2018

The coyote was captured and killed at a golf course in Westchester County. According to the Yonkers Police Department, it was informed by the Health Department that the animal tested positive for rabies. Surveillance video spotted a coyote prowling through northwest Yonkers around 1 a.m. last Thursday. Now authorities say a coyote believed to have been involved was rabid. (more...)
Hyderabad man slashes son's wrist over mobile phone addiction Hyderabad man slashes son's wrist over mobile phone addiction
- March 06, 2018

After returning home late, the son continued to do his usual business which led to further altercation on Monday. According to a report published in the Hindustan Times , Qayyum has four children including two sons and Khalid is the elder of the two sons. (more...)
India child marriages see sharp drop India child marriages see sharp drop
- March 06, 2018

But the agency warned that some 150 million girls are at risk of being married before their eighteenth birthday through to 2030 - the the UN's target date for ending the practice - unless more is done. A decade ago, the rate had been one in four, UNICEF said Tuesday. Data shows that of the recently married child brides nearly one-third are in sub-Saharan Africa. (more...)
Opioid overdoses continue to rise across U.S., hitting grim milestone Opioid overdoses continue to rise across U.S., hitting grim milestone
- March 06, 2018

Opioid-related emergency-department visits in Pennsylvania increased 81 percent from July 2016 to September 2017, one of the highest rates among 16 states studied by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although the program is not nationwide, the sample includes the states that have been hit hardest by the opioid epidemic , according to the CDC, and provides a window into broader trends. (more...)
Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, says Siddaramaiah Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, says Siddaramaiah
- March 06, 2018

Accusing Chief Minister Siddharamaiah of diving the society on caste and community lines, State BJP President and former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa has said that the Chief Minister would be taught a bitter lesson in the forthcoming Assembly polls. (more...)
My innermost pain at 81 by Obasanjo My innermost pain at 81 by Obasanjo
- March 06, 2018

Malam Bolaji Abudullahi, APC National Publicity Secretary, stated this in a statement on Monday in Abuja while celebrating the former president on his 81st birthday. "When things are not going on right, we must blame ourselves and these are issues of leadership, governance, development and values". "I would not have ventured into the project if I had known it would be that massive, but I thank you all for supporting me all the way", he said. (more...)
Buhari to visit Yobe, Benue, Zamfara, Rivers, Taraba Buhari to visit Yobe, Benue, Zamfara, Rivers, Taraba
- March 06, 2018

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to visit Yobe state, two weeks after Boko Haram stormed a school there and kidnapped at least 110 girls. He said: "Having received and studied the reports, the President has chose to undertake an on the spot assessment of the various occurrences and to meet and console the communities affected". (more...)
'Dangerous' to suggest Israel doesn't want peace, USA envoy says
- March 06, 2018

By way of background, Kohr's statements are completely in line with AIPAC's current official position, which states: "A durable Israeli-Palestinian peace can best be achieved through direct negotiations between the two parties, resulting in a Jewish state living side-by-side in peace with a demilitarized Palestinian state". (more...)
Winter Storm Dramatically Increases Sierra Snow Pack Winter Storm Dramatically Increases Sierra Snow Pack
- March 06, 2018

California water officials tromped through long-awaited fresh snowdrifts in the Sierra Nevada mountains Monday, but a welcome late-winter storm still left the state with less than half the usual snow for this late point in the state's important rain and snow season. (more...)
Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala
- March 06, 2018

The first event is an inter-faith prayer at Rajghat on 31 March and the second is "Thank You India" event at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex on 1 April. A former Indian ambassador to Beijing, Gokhale requested Sinha to issue a "classified circular advisory advising all Ministries/Departments of Government of India as well as State Governments not to accept any invitation or to participate in the proposed commemorative events" . (more...)