Health Care

More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled

More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled More than 40 million fire extinguishers - including some 2.7 million sold in Canada - are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency. The affected extinguishers, which are designed primarily for use in homes, vehicles and boats, can become clogged or fail to discharge during a fire. [Full Article...]

EPA OKs Use of Mosquitoes to Kill Mosquitoes

MosquitoMate has also successfully tested out these lab-grown mosquitoes in Kentucky, New York and California. The mosquitoes are licensed to sell in 20 states, including New York, New Jersey, and CT, and Washington, D.C., for five years, but they must also be registered in those jurisdictions before they can be used. [Full Article...]

Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman

Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman Combs told reporters. While Christopher Combs, head of the FBI's San Antonio field office, didn't confirm that the device was an iPhone, a report from The Washington Post cited sources close to the investigation and said the device in question is an iPhone. [Full Article...]

Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah in Srinagar

Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah in Srinagar The NC leadership appeared to be reluctant to meet Sharma and, in fact, its president and three-time Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah had twice during the past two days publicly said that he was not any optimistic about the outcome of the engagement of New Delhi's new point man on Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Markets Trade in Red, Sensex Down at 33359, Nifty at 10333

Markets Trade in Red, Sensex Down at 33359, Nifty at 10333 At 9.36 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 68.40 points or 0.20% at 33,439.16 with 11 components gaining. In terms of the broader markets, the BSE mid-cap closed lower by 0.77 per cent and the small-cap index lost 0.96 per cent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out a fourth consecutive record high close on Tuesday, while the S&P 500 ended marginally lower after a disappointing profit forecast... [Full Article...]

WHO Warn Farmers Against Giving Antibiotics to Healthy Animals

The guidelines also provide two best practices for the industry moving forward: any new antimicrobials or antimicrobial combinations developed for use in humans must be considered critically important for human medicine, and, medically important antimicrobials not now used in food production should not be directed to this use in the future. [Full Article...]

USC Upstate buildings on lockdown after nearby shooting, suspect on the loose

USC Upstate buildings on lockdown after nearby shooting, suspect on the loose A spokesperson for USC Upstate later confirmed that a person living at Campus Edge Apartments was shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He is believed to be on foot, leading to fears he may flee to the University campus. The police officer said the Spartanburg County Sheriff's office had taken over the manhunt. Lt. Kevin Bobo said when deputies got to the apartments on Pinegate Driv... [Full Article...]

NVIDIA Announce Star Wars TITAN Xp Collector's Edition

NVIDIA Announce Star Wars TITAN Xp Collector's Edition Just like the Titan Xp graphics adapters introduced this April, the new Star Wars-themed Titan Xp boards use the fully-fledged GP102 GPU running at up to 1582 MHz with all 3840 stream processors, 240 texture units and 96 ROPs enabled. They're actually a bargain for what you get at just $1m200 (£915), and thankfully there's no mark up compared to the regular editions - and we've got a lot of respec... [Full Article...]

Pirlo Announces Retirement From Football

Pirlo Announces Retirement From Football File: New York City FC players Andrea Pirlo attends a press conference during the club's annual media day on March 9, 2017, in New York. Pirlo completed more passes than the entire England midfield, as he managed 131 passes, the most of any player during the match, and the second most in a single match in the history of the European Championship, behind Xavi, with an 87% pass completion rate... [Full Article...]

Security beefed up around N/A as Buhari presents 2018 budget

Security beefed up around N/A as Buhari presents 2018 budget Buhari enjoined the National Assembly to expedite action on the Bill. He said at the session that with a benchmark of 45 dollars per barrel at an exchange rate of N305 to a dollar in 2018, the budget would consolidate on the achievements of previous budgets to aggressively steer the economy to the path of steady growth. [Full Article...]

After closed-door meeting with Buhari, N'Delta Minister begs Avengers for patience

After closed-door meeting with Buhari, N'Delta Minister begs Avengers for patience Ibas said the Navy had deployed its men at strategic locations to ensure that the waterways were safe for International Oil Companies to carry out their legitimate duties in the Niger Delta region. The issues raised genuinely for the benefit of people of the region are being attended to", he said. Reacting to the NDA threat to resume violent attacks on oil facilities and personnel, CNS Ibas said... [Full Article...]

Lifelong Protection Against Flu? New Vaccine Shows Promise

Lifelong Protection Against Flu? New Vaccine Shows Promise Last year's mutation was big enough that it created a mismatch between the vaccine and the actual circulating H3N2 virus. The flu is an infection of the upper airway (nose and throat) caused by the influenza virus. The flu vaccine delivered last season was updated to include the new version of this protein, but Hensley and colleagues found the egg-grown version of this protein acquired a new mut... [Full Article...]

Netflix Cuts All Ties with Kevin Spacey

Netflix Cuts All Ties with Kevin Spacey MRC said someone complained about "a specific remark and gesture made by Kevin Spacey ", but Spacey "willingly participated in a training process" and the issue was considered resolved. Dreyfuss again rose and moved to a different side of the couch, and placed both his hands on his own thighs so that Spacey wouldn't be able to touch him again. [Full Article...]

Are Artery-Opening Stents for Chest Pain a Waste of Time?

Stents should be relieving chest pain for those who suffer from angina , but the results show they might not actually be that necessary. She added, "While these findings are interesting and deserve more attention, they do not mean that patients should never undergo the [stent] procedure for stable angina". [Full Article...]

The Barbarians Score Incredible 'Fake Penalty' Try Against The All Blacks

The Barbarians Score Incredible 'Fake Penalty' Try Against The All Blacks New Zealand eventually hit back when a sustained period of pressure ended with wing Waisake Naholo sending over scrum-half Thomas Perenara in the corner. Moment of the match: After the full-time hooter had gone, the Barbarians won a penalty put the ball down for a place-kick - with Robert du Preez finding teammate Vince Aso on the touchline. [Full Article...]

KFC Bath Bombs Are Here To Make You Smell Finger Lickin' Good

KFC Bath Bombs Are Here To Make You Smell Finger Lickin' Good Now that's one product you definitely can't find on the LUSH menu. Brand new bath bombs have been launched by the chicken brand, which will possess the distinct aroma of its special spice mix. Believe it or not, this isn't the poultry chain's first foray into the beauty sphere: The fizzy treat is preceded by KFC's Finger Lickin' Good nail polish and Extra Crispy Sunscreen (both are exact... [Full Article...]

Texas Republican Lamar Smith Says He's Not Running for Office in 2018

Smith serves as the representative of the USA 21st Congressional District, which includes parts of Driftwood, Buda, Kyle and Mountain City. Smith was first elected in 1986 and has been the head of the House Science , Space and Technology Committee since 2013. [Full Article...]

More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard

More Than 40 Million Fire Extinguishers Recalled for Safety Hazard The recall covers 134 models of push-button and plastic-handle extinguishers in the US and Canada made from 1973 through August 15 of this year. In addition, the nozzles on some of the extinguishers can detach with enough force to potentially injure someone. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors appeal for longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

Prosecutors appeal for longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius Pistorius claimed he mistook Ms Steenkamp for a unsafe intruder hiding in his bathroom in the pre-dawn hours of Valentine's Day 2013 when, without his prosthetic legs on and standing on his stumps, he shot four times through the cubicle door. [Full Article...]

Check smoke alarms as you 'fall back' in time

Check smoke alarms as you 'fall back' in time The Fire Department encourages everyone to make sure they have working smoke alarms in their home because they save lives. Just call the smoke alarm hotline at ( 512) 974-0299 ( Austin Only). If there is no date, your alarm is more than 10 years old and should be replaced. There are some new smoke and CO alarms that come with a sealed 10-year lithium battery. [Full Article...]


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