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Gonorrhea's Always Bad, But This Man's Case Might Be the 'Worst Ever'

Gonorrhea's Always Bad, But This Man's Case Might Be the 'Worst Ever' The main antibiotic treatment - a combination of azithromycin and ceftriaxone - has failed to treat the disease . It was resistant to the common antibiotic ciprofloxacin and extended-spectrum cephalosporins, which are the drugs of last resort. [Full Article...]

Report says rubber duckies possibly filled with bacteria

Report says rubber duckies possibly filled with bacteria The bacteria found included Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa , a bacterium that is "often implicated in hospital-acquired infections", the authors said in a statement . They looked at a total of 19 different bath toys obtained from real life situations. She says that they found that it was the chemical carbon structure that the toys were made of that provided growth material for the bacteri... [Full Article...]

Facebook privacy settings finally get a long-needed update

Facebook privacy settings finally get a long-needed update The firm is now making it clear as well, exactly what details are shared with non-Facebook apps. The decision follows revelations that Facebook's users' data was misused by Cambridge Analytica . Facebook now lets users see, delete and or download all of what they've shared on Facebook . The move is undoubtedly part of Facebook's plans to ease the tension brought about by the Cambridge ... [Full Article...]

Embarrassment for Pakistan as PM Abbasi frisked at USA airport

Embarrassment for Pakistan as PM Abbasi frisked at USA airport Abbasi was in the U.S. two weeks ago on a private trip to visit his ailing sister, but he also met Vice President Mike Pence. The video in question showed Abbasi carrying a coat in one hand and a suitcase in the other as he walked towards security check area. [Full Article...]

Khap panchayats can't interfere with marriages: SC

Khap panchayats can't interfere with marriages: SC The court also directed that all the cases involving honour killings or violence "shall be tried by the designated Court/Fast Track Court earmarked for that purpose" and the trial would proceed on day to day basis and be concluded "preferably within six months from the date of taking cognizance of the offence". [Full Article...]

CBSE to re-conduct class X maths and class XII economics exams

CBSE to re-conduct class X maths and class XII economics exams In 2011, three persons, Krishnan Raju, principal of government senior secondary school at Lapati, Rashid, an executive engineer of the Andamans PWD, and Vijayan, a forest ranger, were arrested on charges of leaking the question papers of the on-going CBSE exams. [Full Article...]

Second wave of flu virus happening now — CDC

Second wave of flu virus happening now — CDC Overall, "Influenza A" cases have dominated the flu season up until this point, the CDC noted. "We always see some B this year", Eric Zgodzinski Health Commissioner with the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department said. While flu activity nationwide has dropped to just above non-flu-season levels, influenza B viruses were reported more frequently than influenza A viruses during the week ending March... [Full Article...]

Serbia beat Nigeria 2-0 in London

Serbia beat Nigeria 2-0 in London Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has handed Francis Uzoho his second start and he will start ahead of CHAN Eagles Captain goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa at the Hive Stadium , London has been revealed. Halftime substitute Odion Ighalo missed Nigeria's solitary chance in the second half when Stojkovic pushed his close-range shot over the bar at Barnet's stadium. [Full Article...]

Newfound 'organ' had been missed by standard method for visualizing anatomy

Newfound 'organ' had been missed by standard method for visualizing anatomy Normally, scientists slice thin samples of tissue and then dye them so they can be seen better. But the new finding reveals that, rather than a " wall ", this tissue is more like an "open, fluid-filled highway", said co-senior study author Dr. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala practice

Supreme Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging polygamy, nikah halala practice While triple talaq related to immediate annulment of marriage, nikah halala is a effect of it where a Muslim woman intending to remarry her divorced husband has to marry another man and obtain divorce from him. She sought to declare the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939, unconstitutional and violative of Articles 14, 15, 21 and 25 (freedom of conscience and free profession, practice an... [Full Article...]

'Sabotage' of Democracy as Trump Adds Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

'Sabotage' of Democracy as Trump Adds Citizenship Question to 2020 Census As a result, opponents say, states with significant immigrant populations stand to lose seats in state legislatures and Congress, along with electoral college votes in presidential elections and federal funding based on census counts. On the other side, there are those who argue that Congressional representation should be determined by the citizen population alone. "Secretary Ross determined tha... [Full Article...]

Tinubu notable absentee as Buhari hosts APC national caucus meeting

Tinubu notable absentee as Buhari hosts APC national caucus meeting SCL is the parent company of Cambridge Analytical. The statement by Garba Shehu, the president's spokesman said: "Nothing undermines a country's democracy as such unfair practices". Secondus said that the PDP had be celebrated and mourned, won and lost elections, promoted and demoted and had remained strong with a unity of goal. [Full Article...]

Spending bill blocks border wall at Santa Ana refuge

Spending bill blocks border wall at Santa Ana refuge That plan also would have included major curbs on legal immigration, and a shift from family-based visas and a lottery system to one that favors highly skilled immigrants. "They created a series of documents that nobody was able to read", he complained about the 2,000-plus page bill - which Congress passed before most members had time to read it. [Full Article...]

Eagles DE Michael Bennett turns himself into Houston authorities

Eagles DE Michael Bennett turns himself into Houston authorities According to the Harris County district attorney's statement , Bennett injured a 66-year-old paraplegic woman while trying to push his way on to the field from the stands on February 5, 2017 in Houston . Bennett is a three-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl Champion. Bennett's sister shared an inconclusive video of the pair running onto the field after the Super Bowl. [Full Article...]

PM Abbasi says PSL to portray positive image of Karachi

PM Abbasi says PSL to portray positive image of Karachi Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Sunday congratulated the entire nation on the successful holding of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). In the match, Peshawar Zalmi will lock horns with Islamabad United to defend its title. Next year, the Pakistan Cricket Board has said it hopes to hold half of the PSL on home turf. After the first 31 matches were played in Dubai and Sharjah, the PSL m... [Full Article...]

Shami sustains head injury in road accident

Shami sustains head injury in road accident Reports suggest Shami sustained minor injuries and got stitches on his head. Currently, he is taking rest in Dehradun . He then turned to the Abhimanyu Cricket Academy, run by Bengal batsman Abhimanyu Easwaran's father, to "rejuvenate" himself. [Full Article...]

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding date confirmed!

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding date confirmed! The newspaper quoted a source as saying, "The date and venue for the wedding have been locked and mass bookings for fl ights are presently underway". According to the media report , Sonam Kapoor's father Anil Kapoor has prepared guest list. [Full Article...]

Red Cross smoke detectors not part of recall

Red Cross smoke detectors not part of recall This poses a risk to consumers not being alerted to a fire in the home. Charlottesville, Va. - The Charlottesville Fire Department would like you to know there is a recall on Kidde dual sensor smoke alarms . The company has heard of one report of an alarm having the yellow cap. The cap can cover one of the smoke sensors and compromise its ability to work correctly, the CPSC said in a stat... [Full Article...]

Demonstrators Protest Sacramento Police Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man

Demonstrators Protest Sacramento Police Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Man Most ticketholders weren't able to get inside, and the Sacramento Police said via Twitter that "no one else will be admitted to the #SacKings game". The Police Association says it wants the same protection for its officers. "I believe it's important that we get the facts out as much as we can", he said . [Full Article...]

Grilling meat may increase risk of high blood pressure, says new study

Grilling meat may increase risk of high blood pressure, says new study Chan School of Public Health. The risk was 17 percent higher in people who grilled, broiled, or roasted their meat more than 15 times a month compared to people who used such methods less than 4 times a month. Researchers tracked 32,925 women from the Nurses' Health Study, 53,852 women from the Nurses' Health Study II, and 17,104 men from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. [Full Article...]


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