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Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selection panel ahead of Pakistan tour Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selection panel ahead of Pakistan tour
- September 19, 2017

Sri Lanka Cricket manager and former test player Asanka Gurusinha and former test wicketkeeper Gamini Wickremasinghe are also members, plus former first-class players Jeryl Woutersz and Sajith Fernando . Last month, Sri Lanka's cricket board approved a tour to Pakistan, eight years after a deadly militant attack against the team brought top global games there to a standstill. (more...)
Razorbacks to wear Cowboys-inspired uniforms for Texas A&M game Razorbacks to wear Cowboys-inspired uniforms for Texas A&M game
- September 19, 2017

Featuring the signature Silver helmet, the same exact stripe feature and jersey design features, this is a tremendous replication - minus the color of jersey and the Razorbacks logo - of Dallas' uniform. "I don't know that I've had anything happen to me as meaningful as I have this gesture", Jones said in a video posted to social media by Arkansas Football. (more...)
Nnamdi Obi, Committed Biafra Agitator Killed By Nigerian Troops Nnamdi Obi, Committed Biafra Agitator Killed By Nigerian Troops
- September 19, 2017

He also said that he has provided and make free the old Oba Airport for the military's camping and promised to make every logistics available for the efficient discharge of their duty in checkmating IPOB activities in the state. "At the same time, along the road leading to Umuahia, they set up bonfire attacking the police and innocent citizens and pulled out traffic stands". (more...)
Equifax suffered another data breach in March
- September 19, 2017

On its Canadian website, Equifax says Canadians' information that may have been accessed includes names, addresses, and social insurance numbers. Equifax Ltd has confirmed to Mashable that a file containing personal data of "fewer than 400,000 United Kingdom consumers" was stolen in the 7 September breach. (more...)
Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on
- September 19, 2017

Researchers used phone interviews and online surveys with a sample of 214 former players (68 who played in the National Football League, 103 who played through college and 43 who played through high school). Both Pop Warner and USA Football , another youth organization, have implemented or tested significant rules changes in recent seasons. Pop Warner Little Scholars, which oversees what it describes as the nation's oldest and most popular youth football, did not immediately return calls ... (more...)
IL reports first human West Nile virus death of year IL reports first human West Nile virus death of year
- September 19, 2017

Crews will be spraying for mosquitoes Tuesday night after a second person in Rock Hill was diagnosed with West Nile virus. The virus is spread through the bite of a mosquito that had been feeding on an infected bird. The IDPH said common symptoms include fever, nausea, and muscle aches. "Additionally, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. Arash Poursina from Piedmont Medical Center, about 80% of people with the virus never show symptoms". (more...)
Your poo might show why you're not losing any weight Your poo might show why you're not losing any weight
- September 19, 2017

And they found that those who had a higher ratio of Prevotella to Bacteroides and followed the New Nordic Diet had a larger loss of body fat than those with the same ratio following the Average Danish Diet. Prof. Hjorth suggests that individuals less likely to lose weight or stay in shape following such dietary guidelines "should focus on other diet and physical activity recommendations until a strategy that works especially well for them is identified". (more...)
Vontobel Asset Management Inc. Has $222.58 Million Stake in Medtronic PLC (MDT)
- September 19, 2017

The company has a market capitalization of $111.36 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.67 and a beta of 1.03. The medical technology company reported $1.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.08 by $0.04. (more...)
Bigg Boss Season 11: Here's The First Contestant Of Salman Khan's Show! Bigg Boss Season 11: Here's The First Contestant Of Salman Khan's Show!
- September 19, 2017

This is because a similar picture of the woman can also be seen on the cover of a book titled "Sen Benimsin", which has her name. With its premiere night just days away, the official Twitter handle of the show released a half-covered face of a woman wrapped in a cloth with only one of her doe eyes visible. (more...)
NY state prepares Long Island for Hurricane Jose's impact NY state prepares Long Island for Hurricane Jose's impact
- September 19, 2017

Areas under a tropical storm watch could see gusts as high was 40 miles per hour and rainfall totals more than an inch. While there is a potential for the East Coast of the United States to see some sort of impact from Maria, the possibility of a recurve out to sea is also on the table as well. (more...)
Trump's maiden United Nations speech calls for an end to bureaucracy Trump's maiden United Nations speech calls for an end to bureaucracy
- September 19, 2017

India along with some key members of the UN has also been seeking reforms and expansion of the UN Security Council . "To honor the people of our nations, we must ensure that no one and no member state shoulders a disproportionate share of the burden", Trump said at a UN event on reform. (more...)
Nerf gun causes severe eye damage, says expert Nerf gun causes severe eye damage, says expert
- September 19, 2017

In addition to raising the safe age limit, doctors have advised wearing protective eyewear when playing with the toy. They added: "It is important to note that the risk of having an eye injury with the Nerf darts also comes from the fact that a projectile can harm when it travels fast enough". (more...)
Hyderabad: Police arrest man and his parents for allegedly killing wife Hyderabad: Police arrest man and his parents for allegedly killing wife
- September 19, 2017

Rushi was working with a corporate firm in city, while Harika secured a seat in Bachelor of Dental Surgery at Kamineni Medical College.Rushi who was reportedly not happy with his wife not securing a MBBS seat, had fights with her. Rushi Kumar married Harika two years ago. "When we requested him to be together, he said he would live with her only if she secures a MBBS seat", said Harika's mother. (more...)
Already a Category 2, Maria is expected to become a 'major hurricane'
- September 19, 2017

It is too soon to know whether or not Maria will impact the USA coast, including the Carolinas. STORM SURGE: A unsafe storm surge accompanied by large and destructive waves will raise water levels by as much as 6 to 9 feet above normal tide levels in the hurricane warning area near where the center of Maria moves across the Leeward Islands and the British Virgin Islands . (more...)
THE PUNISHER Is Coming For Your In New Teaser Video THE PUNISHER Is Coming For Your In New Teaser Video
- September 19, 2017

In a new teaser for The Punisher , Frank (Jon Bernthal) makes his way through a forest, creeping up on soldiers and taking them down easily. We aren't sure why he's doing this, especially since he use to be in the military. Frank Castle, known throughout New York City as " the Punisher " after exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his family, uncovers a larger conspiracy beyond what was done to him and his family. (more...)
Florida Prepares as Hurricane Maria Aims Towards Irma-Battered Coast Florida Prepares as Hurricane Maria Aims Towards Irma-Battered Coast
- September 19, 2017

It is possible that Maria could reach Category 5 status, NHC warned. Maria "is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 6 to 12 inches", the hurricane center says, "with isolated maximum amounts of 20 inches across the central and southern Leeward Islands, including Puerto Rico and the USA and British Virgin Islands, through Wednesday night". (more...)
San Diego opens downtown restrooms amid hepatitis A crisis San Diego opens downtown restrooms amid hepatitis A crisis
- September 19, 2017

The city says they will be maintained at least twice as day and will be monitored by 24-hour security. Four new portable restrooms were installed near the intersection of First Avenue and C Street near City Hall. Initially, we were told that most of the victims are homeless drug users, but a new announcement stated that anyone who visited the World Famous Restaurant during specific dates and times may be in danger. (more...)
California dad pleads not guilty in kids' deaths California dad pleads not guilty in kids' deaths
- September 19, 2017

The district attorney went on to add that investigators believe Hodges made attempts to also kill his wife the night of the triple homicide. Reisig said Hodge's alleged killing of his three children, Kelvin, 11, Julie, 9. "Something like this is very disturbing", he said. "It's horrific and very hard to deal with", Kinney previously said. In a social media post, she also said: 'Losing a child is a parent's worst nightmare, and the time since the passing of our lovely nephews and niece ... (more...)
The Cheesecake Factory's (NASDAQ:CAKE) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Robert W. Baird
- September 19, 2017

Jefferies Group LLC's price objective points to a potential downside of 14.89% from the company's previous close. Whittier reported 0% of its portfolio in Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ: CAKE ). The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, August 14th. The Cheesecake Factory's dividend payout ratio is presently 40.70%. Marshall Wace North America L.P. (more...)
For the third time, Buhari off to London, via NY For the third time, Buhari off to London, via NY
- September 19, 2017

Geoffrey Onyeama , and Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Also on board with the President are the Governors of Ondo Rotimi Akeredolu , Abubakar Yari of Zamfara and Dave Omahi of Ebony states as well as the President's Spokesman, Femi Adesina. (more...)
AAP Issues Guidelines On Tattoos And Piercings AAP Issues Guidelines On Tattoos And Piercings
- September 19, 2017

Now for the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is weighing in, offering its recommendations for teenagers. The placement of a body piercing, or tattoo, is important, the report warned. Tattooing is prohibited for minors under age 18 in New York State and requires written parental consent in New Jersey and CT. "Tattooing and piercing of various body parts no longer is a high-risk population phenomenon, as evidenced by growing numbers of adults and adolescents not ... (more...)
Leeds United legend Whelan questions the Whites' star attacker Leeds United legend Whelan questions the Whites' star attacker
- September 19, 2017

We are only human and want to know what the future holds. "If we play the way we have been playing then we'll give Burnley a good game". Christiansen made multiple alterations to his side in both previous rounds of the League Cup and confirmed that he would revise his line-up again tonight. (more...)
Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village Boko Haram slaughters Islamic scholar, 4 others in Borno village
- September 18, 2017

Boko Haram seized some areas and declared a "caliphate" in 2013 until the military recaptured the districts in early 2015. The rescue worker said both bombers were women but did not specify which NGO was distributing aid. A rescue team had been dispatched to the scene of the blast to evacuate victims of the attack, said Tim Kola, a Xinhua reporter in Borno State. In December 2016, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced that Boko Haram had been technically defeated and that the group ... (more...)
Six dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home Six dead after Irma knocks out air conditioning at Florida nursing home
- September 18, 2017

Five more patients from the nursing home later died at a nearby hospital, they said. Irma , which made landfall Sunday morning in the Florida Keys as a Category Four hurricane , had triggered orders for more than six million people to flee to safety, one of the biggest evacuations in United States history . (more...)
Iran's Supreme Leader Vows a Strong Response Against Attempts to Derail JCPOA Iran's Supreme Leader Vows a Strong Response Against Attempts to Derail JCPOA
- September 18, 2017

Khamenei's remarks come after the recent statement of US President Donald Trump, who accused the Islamic Republic of violating the nuclear deal's " spirit ". Trump has called the agreement between Iran and six major powers reducing its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief " the worst deal ever negotiated". (more...)
Bengaluru: Racing with friends, teen killed after auto collides with divider Bengaluru: Racing with friends, teen killed after auto collides with divider
- September 18, 2017

A 17-year-old, who was driving a Skoda, died on the spot after crashing into the flyover railing. The trio was driving cars that belonged to their parents, the NDTV reported . The third teen, who was in another SUV, sustained minor injuries as well. But this was not the first time that they took out their parents' vehicles without them being aware. (more...)
Suspected al-Qaeda operative sent to police custody Suspected al-Qaeda operative sent to police custody
- September 18, 2017

Haque was arrested on Sunday by a special cell team near a bus stand in Shakapur around 6pm on Sunday after a tip-off. According to the police, Haq has been associated with the terror group for past four years. It may be recalled that recently Zeeshan Ali, an alleged operative of the al-Qaeda was deported from Saudi Arabia. In August, two men with suspected links to the terror outfit were arrested in two separate cases. (more...)
Delhi: 4 fake IT officers 'raid' businessman house, 3 held Delhi: 4 fake IT officers 'raid' businessman house, 3 held
- September 18, 2017

Six persons impersonating as Income Tax officers , who came for raiding a businessman's residence in south Delhi, were on Sunday beaten up by an angry mob before being handed over to the police for extorting Rs 20 lakh. The accused have disclosed that they were "inspired" by news reports of I-T officers cracking down on black money and chose to impersonate them. The informer, Mitesh, claimed to an assistant commissioner of income tax. (more...)
No more updates for Battleborn, says Gearbox No more updates for Battleborn, says Gearbox
- September 18, 2017

Although, seeing as Overwatch was just around the corner and the market being crowded enough already-see the awful concurrent players for Cliff Blezinski's Lawbreakers-Battleborn just wasn't a big enough game to compete in a sea of similar looking shooters; a lesson Cliffy B should learn from. (more...)
Irma causes no major damage in Florida Irma causes no major damage in Florida
- September 18, 2017

Those who evacuated ahead of the hurricane are returning to homes without electricity and facing the prospect of days, maybe weeks, with nothing to ease the withering heat and humidity. The company on Tuesday said it expected to have the lights back on by the end of the weekend for the Atlantic coast. Some Florida utilities, including FPL, warned customers it could take weeks to restore power in the hardest hit areas. (more...)