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Herd Women's Golf Wraps Up Regular Season

Herd Women's Golf Wraps Up Regular Season We still have some work to do at the back of the line-up, and the kids are planning to get some extra rounds in over the spring break next week; hopefully that will help. "I think we can move up three or four spots", he said. The Par-Three contest on Wednesday is just a little little bit of gratifying that sees the primary players compete in the direction of former winners on type of even phrase... [Full Article...]

THINGS: Flyers vs. Penguins

THINGS: Flyers vs. Penguins Not only did Philadelphia fail to score a single goal in their first playoff game of 2018, but also they allowed Pittsburgh to cruise for an easy 7-0 win , with Sidney Crosby leading the way by finishing with a hat trick. The Penguins have the NHL's best power play at 26.2 percent, including the best on home ice at 26.8 percent, while the Flyers have the NHL's 4th best power play wh... [Full Article...]

President Trump signs Wagner's sex trafficking bill into law

President Trump signs Wagner's sex trafficking bill into law This narrowly-crafted legislation offers three reforms to help sex trafficking victims. "We are so excited and this is landmark legislation that is truly going to save lives, and it already is", Wagner said. Currently, it a crime to knowingly benefit from participation in a venture that engages in sex trafficking. Prosecutors have charged the site's co-founders and several others with sex traffi... [Full Article...]

Houthis missiles target Saudi capital

Houthis missiles target Saudi capital One of the drones was targeting the Abha worldwide airport in Asir province, which led to a temporary suspension of air traffic, and a second was approaching a "civilian object" in Jizan province, Colonel Turki al-Malki said in a statement published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency. [Full Article...]

Strawberries, Spinach Top List Of Pesticide Contamination

Strawberries, Spinach Top List Of Pesticide Contamination The EWG's "Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce " lists the trademarked "Dirty Dozen " list of fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, and the trademarked "Clean Fifteen" for which few, if any, residues were detected. Studies have linked pesticide-laden produce to everything from asthma and cancer to fertility problems and brain conditions . Because organic farmers are ... [Full Article...]

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations Dickenson, a real estate agent, pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court to seven charges of obtaining property by deception, the Herald Sun reported. A community corrections order means she will do community service while a case manager helps her to correct her behavior. He added: 'People's desire to assist and social trust has been breached. [Full Article...]

Brain injuries links with dementia confirmed in new research

Brain injuries links with dementia confirmed in new research Dr Carol Routledge, director of research at Alzheimer's Research UK, said: "This well-conducted study adds significant weight to previous evidence of a link between head injury and an increased risk of dementia". Among first TBI diagnoses, 85 percent had been characterized as mild and 15 percent had been characterized as severe or skull fracture. Men with TBI histories developed dementia at a 30... [Full Article...]

Apple Developing Drama Series Based on Isaac Asimov's Novel "Foundation"

Apple Developing Drama Series Based on Isaac Asimov's Novel Goyer and Josh Friedman . Asimov's classic trilogy is a genre-defining sci-fi saga that laid the foundation (no pun intended) for Star Wars and many other sci-fi films and TV series, and a great many writers have attempted to translate the original Foundation trilogy to the big screen with very limited success, finding it hard to fit the sprawling saga into a feature film format. [Full Article...]

VirnetX shares surge as jury says Apple infringed patents

VirnetX shares surge as jury says Apple infringed patents VirnetX Holding Corporation-a Nevada company that many would dub a "patent troll" as it has no meaningful source of income outside of patent litigation-has won a $502.6 million judgement against Apple in a legal case that has dragged on since 2012. [Full Article...]

Tammy Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office

Tammy Duckworth has baby; 1st US senator to give birth in office Duckworth was also a member of the House, representing a district in suburban Chicago, when she gave birth to her first child, Abigail, at the age of 47. When did Tammy Duckworth give birth? Her big sister Abigail had a cesarean birth, but baby Maile chose to join the world early. She was born at 7:07 a.m.at the Virginia Hospital Center. [Full Article...]

FDA restricts sale and distribution of Essure

FDA restricts sale and distribution of Essure US sales of Essure have dropped approximately 70 percent since the agency ordered the company to conduct a post-market study, the FDA said in the statement . And the agency said it will take appropriate action against Bayer, including imposing criminal and civil penalties, if the company does not follow through. [Full Article...]

Dhawan, Williamson Pilot Hyderabad to 9 Wickets Victory Over Rajasthan

Dhawan, Williamson Pilot Hyderabad to 9 Wickets Victory Over Rajasthan They have some of the most talented players in their ranks and it is only a matter of time until they start winning games on their own. Wickets kept falling at regular intervals. But Daredevils head coach Ricky Ponting wouldn't be too perturbed as he believes that the "fresh group" of players have the potential to carry forward the team. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris

Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris Meanwhile, the 39th session of the Saudi-French Joint Business Council started in Paris in the presence of Minister of Commerce and Investment Majed Al-Qassabi and Minister of Transport Nabeel Al-Amoudi. "This is a signal both to domestic as well as global observers that he is in charge and can leave the country for several weeks without any challenge to his authority", he added. [Full Article...]

Flu season slowing down, but not over yet

Flu season slowing down, but not over yet Thihalolipavan said flu season in San Diego typically ends by March. Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Paul Lewis said the flu is most common in the winter months but it can happen in the summer. People in high-risk categories - including pregnant women, young children, the elderly and people with other medical conditions - should consult a health care provider if they think they might have th... [Full Article...]

Organ donations at a record high

Organ donations at a record high The majority of Ontario organ donors register in person, and the number of registrations tends to fluctuate, so it can be challenging to pinpoint any single explanation for the jump, Jennifer Long said. "The decision to donate organs is a powerful gift, made more poignant because it often happens at an incredibly hard time", said Alberta Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman. [Full Article...]

IndiGo offloads passenger for his 'unruly' behaviour over mosquitoes

IndiGo offloads passenger for his 'unruly' behaviour over mosquitoes India's IndiGo Airlines has once again landed in soup with a cardiac surgeon alleging crew members forcibly offloaded him from a flight after he complained of mosquitoes inside the aircraft. In 2016, swarms of on board mosquitoes caused two flight delays , one for Air India and the other for Jet Airways, at Mumbai International Airport. [Full Article...]

Blake blames stumble for 100m shock

Blake blames stumble for 100m shock Simbine also won the first major championship since the retirement of Blake's fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt, the 100 and 200m world record-holder. "Maybe I was too confident and over thought it", said Blake, who appeared to be uncharacteristically quiet behind the blocks. [Full Article...]

Clark athletics: Baseball splits with Clackamas; softball swept by Centralia

Clark athletics: Baseball splits with Clackamas; softball swept by Centralia Taylor Moran and Brooklynn Frazier led the Lady Flames as they cranked out a hit with each at-bat. That's kind of been our mentality the last four games and we've been getting a lot of runs, a lot of hits. Returning starters for the Lackawanna Trail baseball team are, from left, D.J. Klinges, Thomas Kohinsky, Nate Rolka, Noah Coleman and Jordan Edwards. [Full Article...]

Man says he robbed a bank to impress Taylor Swift

Man says he robbed a bank to impress Taylor Swift Over the following months, they executed another four robberies across Greater Manchester using the same tactic. The man received an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank. The teller then told the man to wait while she got the manager. A police lieutenant declined to provide additional details about how exactly the injury was inflicted, citing concerns that the information could compromise ... [Full Article...]

Physical Fitness Cuts Risk of Heart Disease

Physical Fitness Cuts Risk of Heart Disease That situation changed Monday with the publication of a study in Circulation , a journal of the American Heart Association . The study got its data from the Biobank database of about 500,000 people in the UK. People at high risk of depression were over twice as likely to be admitted to the hospital and use the emergency room, as well as more than five times as likely to perceive themselv... [Full Article...]


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