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Uttarakhand natural disaster measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India

Uttarakhand natural disaster measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India Across North India, no damage to property or loss of life was done by the mild intensity quake or otherwise disrupting normal life. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. However, reports are coming that the impact of the quake was not so remarkable even many have not felt it. Dehradun reports suggested no casualties. [Full Article...]

South Africa records thirty-six deaths in food related disease outbreak

South Africa records thirty-six deaths in food related disease outbreak In a tweeted factsheet, the health ministry urged South Africans to use safe water supplies, ensure frequent hand-washing and separate raw and cooked food. This triggered a review of all cases diagnosed in both public and private hospitals. We had never exited 100 per annum, that is why we believe we have an outbreak. [Full Article...]

Flu Season off to a fast start

Flu Season off to a fast start But this year's flu vaccine is much less effective than in previous years, meaning those who are vaccinated against the flu may still get sick. It's why he and others advise to not dismiss the flu shot. The Journal noted that another factor in the vaccine's ineffectiveness this year is the way it's made, using eggs to grow the strains. CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) ... [Full Article...]

Duke Energy customers' personal info may have been exposed in data breach

Duke Energy customers' personal info may have been exposed in data breach The possible compromise of info affects the customers of any company that uses the Global Express network for payment processing, officials said. The company did not specify when or how the breach took place and did not reveal details of the type of information accessed by the hackers either. [Full Article...]

Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine

Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine The country's public immunization program was suspended on Friday. The country was among the first to use Dengvaxia on children at least nine years old. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said that he would tap the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to initiate a fact-finding investigation to determine possible accountabilities of officials behind the purchase that was approved by former... [Full Article...]

What Clemson fans need to know about Sugar Bowl

What Clemson fans need to know about Sugar Bowl Maybe they won a scratchoff on a game devised by the College Football Playoff selection committee called "Flamin' Fours". The Crimson Tide and Tigers split those meetings. "In the other playoff games we've played in since then, there's been a bit more focus and understanding of the consequences". This year, the Tigers are led by junior quarterback Kelly Bryant, who has 2,678 passing yards and 13 t... [Full Article...]

Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Beginning Dec. 5, AM

Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Beginning Dec. 5, AM The Bluster: The change to cold weather will come on the breath of winds blowing between 17 and 31 miles per hour today and tonight with gusts near 50 miles per hour. Tuesday's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 43 and an overnight low of 22. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 17. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. [Full Article...]

State Senate Retail Forum Postponed Amid Rosenberg Investigation

State Senate Retail Forum Postponed Amid Rosenberg Investigation The Senate elected Democratic Majority Leader Harriette Chandler to take over as the body's acting president. "I believe this is in the best interests of the Senate". "I am certainly alarmed by what I have heard, but I'm heartened that the senate quickly began working to set up an independent investigation". Rosenberg, he said, is innocent until proven otherwise. [Full Article...]

UAE forms new military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia

UAE forms new military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia Qatar's ruling emir will attend the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council this week in Kuwait, his government said Monday, a summit coming amid a boycott of the energy-rich country by three of the council's members. Kuwait had invited the GCC countries while Qatar confirmed its presence in the Summit. Already, the island nation of Bahrain has said it won't take part in any meeting that Qatar att... [Full Article...]

Ex-Congresswoman gets five years in prison for charity scam

Ex-Congresswoman gets five years in prison for charity scam District Judge Timothy Corrigan told Brown shortly after sentencing her, according to the Florida Times-Union. Brown's only spoken words during the sentencing were "thank you" directed at Corrigan after he handed down his decision. House of Representatives. Brown got 60 months in prison, three years of supervised release, $62,650 to the IRS, and $452,000 of additional restitution, and $664,0... [Full Article...]

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film Malek also reportedly filed complaints to Fox, citing Singer's disappearing acts as contributing to his unreliability and overall unprofessionalism. Obviously, there are millions of dollars on the line here, and that's a lot of pressure for any director, even one as experienced as Singer. [Full Article...]

How cheese affects the heart

How cheese affects the heart As per the researchers, cheese do seem to be associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and particularly with yogurt- type-2 diabetes that is an area of research they have been trying to develop because there are 700 new cases every day. [Full Article...]

Influenza Vaccination Week starts on December 3

Influenza Vaccination Week starts on December 3 Shivani Reddy of Kaiser Permanente. The virus has already killed five people in the Calgary area. You can't get influenza from flu shots , specialists stress. December is when the flu typically comes out in full force, keeping people home from work or school. The costs of flu vaccines vary on insurance plans, but many planes cover the vaccines at no cost, according to Crow. [Full Article...]

Poor Air Quality or Mind games by Sri Lankan's.

Poor Air Quality or Mind games by Sri Lankan's. Before Shastri, Sri Lankan team manager Asanka Gurusinha also consulted with umpires. The first-ever incident of this kind in the sports 140- year-old history saw an global team resort to anti- pollution masks while fielding and then refusing to continue. [Full Article...]

Dogs or Cats, Who are Smarter: We Finally Have the Actual Answer

Dogs or Cats, Who are Smarter: We Finally Have the Actual Answer They might chew your shoes, occasionally pee on the rug, or snarf down your entire dinner the minute you turn your head, but it turns out your family dog is measurably smarter than your cat. "Whatever species has the most neurons in the cerebral cortex is therefore expected to be capable of more complex and flexible behavior, said Herculano-Houzel, who gave the disclaimer she is "100 percent a... [Full Article...]

Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl for matchup with New Mexico State

Utah State headed to Arizona Bowl for matchup with New Mexico State Utah State finished the regular season 6-6 after losing to Air Force 38-35. QB Tyler Rogers , 3,825 yards passing, 33 total touchdowns. Utah State and New Mexico State have a history in bowl games, as NMSU posted a 20-13 win against Utah State in the 1960 Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. [Full Article...]

We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi

We've been expecting Atiku's return to PDP -Makarfi Mr. Abubakar took to facebook to announce that he is joining the PDP after resigning from the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, last week. "He ( Atiku ) may have had that weight some years ago but over the years he's been losing that weight and at the moment, I can tell you the even in his local government area in his native Adamawa, he can't win any election". [Full Article...]

Seahawks Defeat Eagles; Internet Reacts

Seahawks Defeat Eagles; Internet Reacts But they'll remember this defeat more for their litany of mistakes against the underdog Seahawks and some controversial officiating that could have altered the outcome. The PAT gave Seattle a 111-18 edge in yards and a 10-0 points lead. Too many drives, defensive holding penalties or pass interferences helped the Seahawks move down the field and led to some points in the first half. [Full Article...]

Anti-dengue vaccine in Philippines 'may worsen symptoms'

Anti-dengue vaccine in Philippines 'may worsen symptoms' There have been no reported deaths in the Philippines related to a suspended dengue vaccine made by Sanofi, an official from the pharmaceutical company said on Monday. "I hope that this development will not, in any way, affect the expanded programme on immunisation because there have been countless lives saved from vaccine-preventable diseases". [Full Article...]

Metropolitan Opera investigates sex abuse claims against James Levine

Metropolitan Opera investigates sex abuse claims against James Levine Levine served as music director of the Met from 1976 to 2016, when he assumed the position of music director emeritus. The accusations came nine years after the statute of limitations on a possible child sex crime in IL had expired, but police investigated anyway and submitted findings to the Lake County State's Attorney. [Full Article...]


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