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Lavrov: US training Europe to use tactical nukes against Russian Federation Lavrov: US training Europe to use tactical nukes against Russian Federation
- March 02, 2018

The top diplomat, who has batted away accusations that Russian Federation is violating arms control treaties in the past and instead stressed USA noncompliance, accused Washington of seeking to hold "joint nuclear missions" with non-nuclear allies. (more...)
Florida House to take up school safety Friday Florida House to take up school safety Friday
- March 02, 2018

They weren't alone: Police officers, members of the media, grief counselors, therapy dogs and dozens of supporters lined the streets outside, there to cheer the students through the hard time. The hundreds of police officers on hand at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday brought comfort dogs, a donkey, and horses. "I mean we have to go back strong, but it's still a little bit fresh", a student said. (more...)
There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good
- March 02, 2018

Selfies may motivate people to get nose jobs, new research claims. The study, led by researchers at Rutgers University , shows for the first time the extraordinary extent to which close up images alters a person's central facial feature . (more...)
Non-Smokers Want Extra Free Days To Compensate For Smokers Daily Cigarette Breaks Non-Smokers Want Extra Free Days To Compensate For Smokers Daily Cigarette Breaks
- March 02, 2018

Just over 80 percent of people in the US who don't smoke cigarettes say they should get at least one additional vacation day, according to a survey of 1,005 people by e-cigarette company HaloCigs. The report that makes a space in the headlines is the update about these extra vacations days that the non-smokers can get. - Smoking-related illnesses cost businesses more than $156 billion in lost productivity . (more...)
Big Ten Men's Tournament Notes and Quotes: Second Round Games Big Ten Men's Tournament Notes and Quotes: Second Round Games
- March 02, 2018

He will also add a pair of rebounds, six assists, and three steals. So why in the world is this happening? With Carr looking to bounce back, potentially with National Basketball Association scouts watching, I fully expect to see Penn State make some noise in Madison Square Garden. (more...)
Bill De Blasio Named A New Schools Chancellor Bill De Blasio Named A New Schools Chancellor
- March 02, 2018

The Pinellas board made its decision shortly after noon on Wednesday. Carvalho announced that he was not accepting the job offer Thursday morning during a Miami-Dade County Public Schools board meeting. Carvalho would have served as the schools chancellor for the remainder of de Blasio's last term as mayor, which ends in January of 2022. The mayor had undertaken a national search for a replacement to FariƱa, who was expected to retire this month. (more...)
Sanders, Lee and Murphy Try to Pull US Out of Yemen War Sanders, Lee and Murphy Try to Pull US Out of Yemen War
- March 02, 2018

The Sanders-Lee Resolution hopes "to invoke the War Powers Resolution to remove US forces from this illegal war", explained Ruffalo. But Senate aides said that authorization did not apply in Yemen . It was not immediately clear how the resolution would move forward without support from the Republican leadership. U.S. lawmakers seek to pass a draft resolution to withdraw military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Al Jazeera reported today. (more...)
White House Disputes Report Trump Is Backing Off Gun Age Restriction White House Disputes Report Trump Is Backing Off Gun Age Restriction
- March 02, 2018

The bill failed in 2013 after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. It would authorize funding to develop school threat assessment teams, implement anonymous reporting systems and train students and staff to identify signs of violence. (more...)
Browns Open To Trading No. 1 Overall Pick Browns Open To Trading No. 1 Overall Pick
- March 02, 2018

The Browns also have the fourth overall pick, which means this fumbling franchise has a good chance to screw up two of the first five first-round picks. That includes potentially trading the No. 1 or No. 4 overall picks the Browns now hold. Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson is eager to see what wide receiver Josh Gordon can do over a full season, and possibly well beyond that. (more...)
Santa Barbara County communities evacuated ahead of this week's storm Santa Barbara County communities evacuated ahead of this week's storm
- March 02, 2018

With forecasters predicting that a gathering storm would dump an inch or more of rain across the Los Angeles area - the first major storm since the January mudslides - officials ordered evacuations for people living near the areas burned by the Thomas Fire and a pair of other blazes. (more...)
Nigerian govt reveals names of 110 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Nigerian govt reveals names of 110 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram
- March 02, 2018

The government said their ages ranged between 11 - 19 years. The minister said the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadie Abubakar, yesterday relocated to Yobe State to personally superintend the search for the girls. Secondly, Mr. Nwachukwu said, the date on the memo was February 6, 2018, almost a month after the troops had been moved from Dapchi to Kanama, about 125 kilometres North-east of Dapchi on Nigeria's border with Niger. (more...)
Gas prices fall, but increases loom Gas prices fall, but increases loom
- March 02, 2018

In the Rockies, gas prices could be somewhat insulated from global impact, but experts say local demand will certainly be a contributing factor heading into the spring. "The faster you drive, the more gasoline you're going to use". AAA expects summer gas prices to be just as expensive as spring prices, but with the potential they may not increase at such a quick rate. (more...)
Jaguars looking for specific needs at National Football League scouting combine Jaguars looking for specific needs at National Football League scouting combine
- March 02, 2018

Gettleman said , per Ralph Vacchiano of SNY . If not on a quarterback, how will the Giants use the second overall pick? Some context: No prospect weighing at least 220 pounds has run faster than a 4.45 40-yard dash and put up 25 bench press reps, per Pro Football Reference's numbers , which date back to the 2000 NFL combine . (more...)
Cedar Hill Resident Among Latest Dallas County Flu Deaths Cedar Hill Resident Among Latest Dallas County Flu Deaths
- March 02, 2018

The flu is now widespread in 49 states, and doctors across the country continue to see more cases, more hospitalizations, and more deaths from influenza infections. Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. "We are still in flu season", he said and recommends that anyone not yet vaccinated, get a flu prevention shot. (more...)
Bobby's shocking confession about Whitney! Bobby's shocking confession about Whitney!
- March 02, 2018

The 49-year-old also addressed Houston's death and said he believed that the iconic singer did not die from drugs, which he said was "the most misunderstood" thing about her sudden passing. When Rolling Stone asked Bobby why he feels there's been no justice, he said, "Because he's still walking around free." The underlying cause of Bobbi Kristina's death was ultimately determined as immersion associated with drug intoxication, but the type of drug has never been revealed. (more...)
Nigeria Battles Record High Lassa Fever Outbreak Nigeria Battles Record High Lassa Fever Outbreak
- March 02, 2018

The cases were reported in these eight states: Edo (21), Ondo (nine), Nasarawa (two), Ebonyi (18), Plateau (one), Kogi (one), Imo (one) and Ekiti (one), with 10 new deaths in confirmed cases from Ondo (two), Edo (two), Plateau (one), Ekiti (one) and Ebonyi (where there were four confirmed cases and two probable deaths). (more...)
About 7 Percent Of US Women Smoked While Pregnant About 7 Percent Of US Women Smoked While Pregnant
- March 01, 2018

More youthful and less instructed mothers-to-be were the well on the way to keep puffing on cigarettes while pregnant, as indicated by the National Center for Health Statistics , some portion of the U.S. "Despite the well-understood risk to mother and child, still, about one of every 14 women in the United States smoked during pregnancy", Patrick Drake, one of the study's authors and a demographer at the CDC, told CNN . (more...)
United States sect gathers for 'gun blessing' ceremony United States sect gathers for 'gun blessing' ceremony
- March 01, 2018

Sanctuary Church filled up Wednesday morning as a blessing of heterosexual couples took place in which the couples were invited to bring "rods of iron". Most were Koreans and all are firm believers that they are kings and queens wearing crowns - some made of bullets - and dozens were armed with AR-15 rifles. (more...)
De Blasio taps Miami schools chief as next DOE chancellor De Blasio taps Miami schools chief as next DOE chancellor
- March 01, 2018

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's office confirmed the move Wednesday and plans to make an official announcement Thursday. Mr. Carvalho, who earns a salary of $352,874 in Miami, would likely take a pay cut if he took the job in NY. He has served as the Miami-Dade County Superintendent since 2008. Carvalho was selected as Florida's 2014 Superintendent of the Year, as well as the 2014 National Superintendent of the Year. (more...)
Ben Davis High School Student Arrested for Making Threat on Social Media Ben Davis High School Student Arrested for Making Threat on Social Media
- March 01, 2018

A 10th grade male student was identified and taken into custody. UPDATE 6:56pm ET: The headline has been edited to make clear that it was the combination of the image and the written message that resulted in the arrest. This threat comes as the district, like many across the state, has been reviewing safety protocols in the schools. After being questioned, the teen was arrested and booked into juvenile hall. (more...)
Number of Georgia flu cases decreasing Number of Georgia flu cases decreasing
- March 01, 2018

Flu activity is slowing down throughout San Diego County, the County Health and Human Services Agency said Wednesday. "If you can't get your shift covered, next step is let's try to get you to a doctor, get you a doctor's excuse so you can get covered from work, '" Hammock said. (more...)
GOP legislators request block of congressional map GOP legislators request block of congressional map
- March 01, 2018

Supreme Court . The Wolf administration argues House Speaker Mike Turzai and Senate President Joe Scarnati's request offers nothing new and should be turned down. "Now that the opinions have been filed and the remedial map issued, we are again requesting the United States Supreme Court to issue a stay pending our appeal as the issues are now ripe", Scarnati stated in a press release. (more...)
Teens to be screened for depression at yearly exams Teens to be screened for depression at yearly exams
- March 01, 2018

Teen depression may also be hard to pinpoint because when teens do describe feelings of depression, that's not what they call it; they use a different vocabulary. This format, the organization hopes, will also alleviate some stress and barriers to action for the pediatricians themselves. "I think we are going to help identify kids who are trying to figure out how to get help, and hopefully get them turned around, which will be great", Dr. (more...)
Driverless cars set to roll in California Driverless cars set to roll in California
- March 01, 2018

There are dozens of companies already testing driverless auto technology in California. Starting in April, tech companies and vehicle manufacturers will be allowed to test driverless autonomous cars on California streets under new regulations announced Monday by the state's Department of Motor Vehicle . (more...)
Black Panther's success will lead to Memphis receiving new youth STEM center Black Panther's success will lead to Memphis receiving new youth STEM center
- March 01, 2018

You either love it or you hate it when it comes to Marvel's Black Panther . Diaspora was a central component of the film, and in the space of the Apollo Theater, there was talks about the African experience compared to the African-American experience and what it meant for these two different experiences to exist in the same pop cultural phenomenon. (more...)
Why varicose veins are more than skin deep Why varicose veins are more than skin deep
- March 01, 2018

Shyue-Luen Chang, a phlebologist in the department of dermatology at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taoyuan. While the condition has rarely been associated with serious health risks, previous studies have shown that patients with varicose veins have increased levels of inflammatory prothrombotic markers, which are thought to be associated with the pathophysiology of DVT , PE and PAD . (more...)
Music Festivals Take Pledge to End Gender Inequality in Lineups Music Festivals Take Pledge to End Gender Inequality in Lineups
- March 01, 2018

The pioneering scheme was set up by PRS Foundation , the UK's leading funder of new music, and is supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. In addition to the festivals, Shirley Manson , producer Tony Visconti , and Madrid's indie rockers Hinds have been announced as high profile ambassadors of Keychange. (more...)
Some Instant Pot models overheating Some Instant Pot models overheating
- March 01, 2018

Even if you don't have a faulty multicooker, Betty Gold, a senior editor and product analyst in the Good Housekeeping Institute Kitchen Appliances Lab , says it's always important to take caution when using your appliance. "There are countless people who have been waiting MONTHS since receiving this message as an email", one person claimed before the company shut down the comments section of its post. (more...)
The Maldives decline invitation to participate in exercise hosted by Indian Navy The Maldives decline invitation to participate in exercise hosted by Indian Navy
- March 01, 2018

The Maldivian Ambassador in Delhi on Tuesday said Maldives declined India's invitation to participate in a naval exercise due to the emergency situation in his country but asserted that the two nations enjoy a history of excellent defence and military cooperation, a tradition which they are confident will endure and continue indefinitely. (more...)
Watch The Voice season 14 premiere online Watch The Voice season 14 premiere online
- March 01, 2018

Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton turned their chairs for Kyla. After Caretlli's decision, Clarkson tweeted, "YES Brynn! ". The 33-year-old Kyla Jade is a background vocalist who wants to step out into the spotlight. The premiere featured nine blind auditions, and Clarkson ended up getting three on her team , while the others equally had two at the end of the show. (more...)