Osinbajo assures Boko Haram no longer a serious threat

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the efforts of his All Progressives (APC)-led administration in tackling insecurity. Osinbajo said this while speaking at the opening of the 8th edition of the 2018 national security seminar, themed: The Fig... More..

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Death Toll In Lassa Fever Outbreak In Nigeria Rises To 110
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Death Toll In Lassa Fever Outbreak In Nigeria Rises To 110

That brings the total of suspected cases from Jan 1 to Mar 4 to 1,121 (353 confirmed) and 110 deaths. "We are doing everything possible to fight and address the outbreak of lassa fever on all fronts", he said...More..

Amy Adams named National's new finance spokesperson
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Amy Adams named National's new finance spokesperson

Ms Adams will also be ranked third in the caucus, behind party leader Simon Bridges and deputy Paula Bennett. The appointment will pit Amy Adams against Finance Minister Grant Robertson. National would also p...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Passengers rave about Bengaluru's aerial view from heli-taxi

The helitaxi made two trips, with the first one taking off at 6.30 a.m. The shuttle services run from 6.30am to 9.30am and from 3.15pm to 6.15pm. HAL Airport will be included in the next few weeks. "There is ...More..

Rockmelon listeria outbreak: Fourth person dies from eating contaminated fruit
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Rockmelon listeria outbreak: Fourth person dies from eating contaminated fruit

A Victorian man and a Queensland woman are the latest victims of the outbreak which has now affected 17 people across Australia. Listeria is a serious and sometimes fatal bacterial infection. Listeria begins ...More..

Running HUD is harder than performing brain surgery, says Secretary Ben Carson
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Running HUD is harder than performing brain surgery, says Secretary Ben Carson

Additionally, Smallwood went on to demand Carson make a public apology to Foster after painting her as dishonest in a Twitter post that called her claims "unsubstantiated". Foster also alleged that agency leade...More..

BJP's unsafe games, quest for power destabilising Northeast: Congress
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

BJP's unsafe games, quest for power destabilising Northeast: Congress

The BJP has 35 MLAs and the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has eight. While the electoral significance of Karnataka can not be understated, this strategy is not likely to work against the maraudi...More..

Despite reports, Kirk Cousins very open to all possibilities in free agency
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Despite reports, Kirk Cousins very open to all possibilities in free agency

Matt Stafford owns the record for most money guaranteed at signing. The case was made for Cousins-to-the-Vikings for numerous same reasons we talked about on Tuesday's Access Vikings podcast . Denver is pro...More..

FDA OKs Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Mutation Test
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

FDA OKs Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Mutation Test

In a reversal of fortune for 23andMe, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the company the first-ever authorization for direct-to-consumer genetic testing for cancer risk without a prescription...More..

Opioid treatment is not superior to non-opioid treatment for some pain
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Opioid treatment is not superior to non-opioid treatment for some pain

To compare opioids to nonopioid medications in the treatment of OA and chronic back pain over a 12-month period, the researchers conducted a randomized trial with 240 participants recruited from VA primar...More..

by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD) Shares Bought by Highlander Capital Management LLC

Starwood Property Trust , Inc. It has underperformed by 8.05% the S&P500. ( STWD ) by 79.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:STWD) was sold by Sossen Andrew Jay. The stock has "...More..

SC stays changes to Delhi Master Plan '21, pulls up DDA
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

SC stays changes to Delhi Master Plan '21, pulls up DDA

Preety Agarwal, mayor of North Delhi Municipal Corporation, added, "We can not go against the Supreme Court, but at the same time it is important to examine the order and take appropriate action". This is absol...More..

Maoists torch TSRTC bus in Sukma
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Maoists torch TSRTC bus in Sukma

Monday's attack was carried out in an area called Kudthi in Sukhma. The vehicles that were torched include a Telangana RTC bus, a private bus and two trucks. Police suspect the killing of the constable Munn...More..

Shea Peter Heeley jailed for 'brutal' murder of Leonne Weeks in Rotherham
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Shea Peter Heeley jailed for 'brutal' murder of Leonne Weeks in Rotherham

Heely was today caged for life with a minimum of 24 and a half years after dramatically changing his plea and admitting murder last month. Heeley, who was 18 at the time of the murder, appeared before Sheffie...More..

Opioid-related emergency room visits grew by 35 percent in a year
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Opioid-related emergency room visits grew by 35 percent in a year

Among those states, DE and Pennsylvania, along with Wisconsin , topped the list of states where the rate of ER visits for overdoses grew the most quickly. Only Kentucky, with a 15% drop, saw a statistically si...More..

Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

The Department of Health and Environmental Control said Thursday that the latest deaths bring the state's total number of flu deaths to 167 since the flu season began in October. - 3:00 p.m.at the Williams Stat...More..

Myanmar Continues Its 'Campaign of Terror and Forced Starvation' Against Rohingya
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Myanmar Continues Its 'Campaign of Terror and Forced Starvation' Against Rohingya

Some 700,000 people have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh since August, a BBC News report said. "It appears that widespread and systematic violence against the Rohingya persists", the United Nations statemen...More..

Ross: Dolphins players will be standing for anthem next year per report
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Ross: Dolphins players will be standing for anthem next year per report

Ross, who, as the Sun-Sentinel points out, has raised more than $7 million for his RISE (Ross Initiative for Sports Equality) movement and is heavily involved in social activism, issued a statement last Septe...More..

by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Insider Sells 13650 Shares of Stock

Boston Advisors LLC cut its stake in Philip Morris International Inc . The stock decreased 0.30% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $428.09. (NYSE:PM) by 8.6% during the fourth quarter, accordin...More..

American College of Physicians lowers blood sugar goals
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

American College of Physicians lowers blood sugar goals

An A1C of 6.5 percent indicates diabetes. For the ADA, a reasonable HbA1c goal for "many" nonpregnant adults in less than 7% based on the evidence available to date, including the UKPDS. HARRIS: Dr. William ...More..