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Medicine Thousands expected at ground zero as the United States commemorates the 9/11 anniversary
Author: 0 Thousands expected at ground zero as the United States commemorates the 9/11 anniversary

President Donald Trump says during a 9/11 ceremony at the Pentagon that the nation grieves for the people "who were murdered by terrorists" 16 years ago. The episode fed into questions that then-Republican-nominee Trump had repeatedly raised about Clinton's stamina and transparency. Trump has often invoked his memories of 9-11 to highlight his hometown's resilience and responders' bravery.

Medicine Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'
Author: 0 Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing'

In the last two weeks, thousands of homes have been burned down, dozens of villages uprooted and thousands of people are still on the move towards the border with Bangladesh. "Slowly, one after another, villages are being burnt down - I believe that Rohingyas are already wiped out completely from Rathedaung", said one of the sources, Chris Lewa of the Rohingya monitoring group the Arakan Project.

Medicine Kylie Jenner had her lips done because she 'kissed a frog'
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner had her lips done because she 'kissed a frog'

Besides, whether her lips are big or small, Kylie is gorgeous. With Kylie's self-esteem at an all-time low, she decided she would do anything to get fuller lips. In September 2015, the Kylie Cosmetics founder revealed in a post that she first dyed her hair at the age of 16 without permission from mom Kris Jenner .

Medicine Tropical Storm Jose forms over the open Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose forms over the open Atlantic

The minimum central pressure estimated from Air Force Hurricane Hunter observations is 980 millibars. The system now poses no threat to land and no watches or warnings are in effect. Hurricane Jose is in the open Atlantic, some 815 miles (1,310 km) east of the Caribbean's Lesser Antilles islands. Such a watch means that hurricane conditions are possible, in about 48 hours.

Medicine Goods train derails near Khandala; 3 derailments in a day
Author: 0 Goods train derails near Khandala; 3 derailments in a day

On September 3, four loaded wagons of a goods train derailed near Hardattpur railway station on Saturday. One person was injured when the engine and power vehicle of the Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani derailed at 11:45 am as it was approaching the Delhi railway station, said Neeraj Sharma, Northern Railways spokesperson.

Medicine South Africa and Nigeria nearing end of recession?
Author: 0 South Africa and Nigeria nearing end of recession?

Economists polled by Reuters had expected a quarter-on-quarter GDP expansion of 2.1% and a year-on-year expansion of 0.4%. This growth was higher relative to growth recorded in Q2 2016, 3.01 percent. "The growth rate is not what planners would have wanted". Household consumption bounced back, advancing 4,7% quarter-on-quarter (q/q), the fastest growth since the second quarter of 2012, as consumers spent more on clothing and footwear (26,7% q/q) and on food and alcoholic beverages (10,1% ...

Medicine Gauri Lankesh's death brings back focus on Kalburgi, Pansare and Dabholkar murders
Author: 0 Gauri Lankesh's death brings back focus on Kalburgi, Pansare and Dabholkar murders

The Editors Guild of India condemned the murder of senior journalist and editor Gauri Lankesh . The CITU has also strongly condemned the ghastly murder of the write, Gauri Lankesh. She ran the weekly 'Gauri Lankesh Patrike , ' a Kannada tabloid. Lankesh, 55, was shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants outside her Bengaluru residence at around 8 pm Tuesday.

Medicine NYT Questions Red Cross as Default Harvey Relief Donation Site
Author: 0 NYT Questions Red Cross as Default Harvey Relief Donation Site

Bass Pro Shops announced it is sending more than 80 Tracker boats to government agencies and rescue organizations aiding the Texas response efforts. Phil Hansen, CEO of the American Red Cross Minnesota Region, expressed gratitude for Mayo's generosity. Trailers full of shelter supplies including cots and blankets- enough to support thousands of people-are in Texas.

Medicine Brazil Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index At 3-month High
Author: 0 Brazil Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index At 3-month High

New contracts predominately came from the domestic market, although exports remained strong, if down on July's near-record high. Any number above 50 suggests growth in the sector's output. "The manufacturing economy remains in good health despite Brexit uncertainty, and should help support on-going growth in the economy in the third quarter, which will add fuel to hawkish policymakers' calls for higher interest rates", said Rob Dobson, Director at IHS Markit .

Medicine So, Kim Kardashian Once Said She Was Taylor Swift's
Author: 0 So, Kim Kardashian Once Said She Was Taylor Swift's "Biggest" Fan

And even more awkwardly, later in the same interview Kim is asked what's on her iPod, and she says: 'Taylor Swift , Love Story '. Fans know that Kardashian, 36, and Swift, 27, are not exactly on the best of terms at the moment-not after Kardashian's husband, Kanye West , dropped the song "Famous".

Medicine US Approves First Gene Therapy for Young Leukemia Patients
Author: 0 US Approves First Gene Therapy for Young Leukemia Patients

In 2012, Penn and Novartis entered into a global collaboration to further research, develop and commercialize Kymriah and other CAR-T cell therapies for the treatment of cancers. Novartis, the company behind Kymriah, claims it takes around 22 days to produce an individual treatment for a patient. The hope is that one day doctors will be able to prescribe a cell therapy and use it that same day instead of waiting weeks to get it back.

Medicine MS Dhoni Vital Cog in Team India's World Cup Ambitions
Author: 0 MS Dhoni Vital Cog in Team India's World Cup Ambitions

In the 50-over format, Dhoni has a total of 9608 runs. If the Team wins the Toss then obliviously the team Sri Lanka will be bat first. His career best of 183 runs came against Sri Lanka in 2005 which included 15 fours and 10 sixes. "It is good for Team India to have so many options". This made their Test Cricket Ranking to a grade up after the Ind v West Indies Cricket Update.

Medicine West Nile Virus: Remain vigilant
Author: 0 West Nile Virus: Remain vigilant

Less than 1 percent of people who are infected will develop a serious neurological illness such as encephalitis or meningitis, which is inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues. The health unit encourages the public to seek medical attention if they are experiencing any symptoms related to West Nile virus. However, for the small proportion who do become sick, symptoms can include fever, headache, rash, muscle weakness, and nausea and vomiting.

Medicine Mamata Banerjee congratulates Arvind Kejriwal, AAP over Bawana bypoll win
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee congratulates Arvind Kejriwal, AAP over Bawana bypoll win

The competition was filled with ups and downs in Bawana constituency of Delhi with AAP and Congress switching the top place frequently. Parrikar had opened a big lead in the first round itself over Congress candidate Girish Raya Chodankar. "Nothing has changed as far as we are concerned", AICC secretary A. Chella Kumar told The Wire . As many as 1,413 votes were polled under the "none of the above" (NOTA) category.

Medicine President Trump set to speak in Missouri on tax code overhaul
Author: 0 President Trump set to speak in Missouri on tax code overhaul

The president's two top advisers on tax reform will be with him at the speech: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, who are helping to guide the tax reform debate on Capitol Hill. The White House is dodging such questions. It included a 15 percent business tax rate and cutting seven tax brackets to three. Almost all - 94 percent - of these households would be "net losers", losing more from the offsets than they'd gain from the tax cuts.

Medicine 3 people in CT sickened whit Salmonella Agbeni Infections after handling turtles
Author: 0 3 people in CT sickened whit Salmonella Agbeni Infections after handling turtles

Of the 33 people with available information, 16 have been hospitalized. "This close genetic relationship means that people in this outbreak are more likely to share a common source of infection", the CDC reported on its website. In almost half of the cases reported by the CDC, the patients have said that they had some kind of contact with a turtle, by interacting either with them or with the turtle's environment, such as the water in a habitat.

Medicine Peace prevails in Haryana, Punjab after Dera chief's sentencing
Author: 0 Peace prevails in Haryana, Punjab after Dera chief's sentencing

There was anxious silence inside courtroom as CBI court judge Jagdeep Singh begin to pin down the quantum of sentencing order in Singh's rape case. Security forces have cordoned off a jail in Rohtak city, 70 km from New Delhi, where Singh - also known as the guru of bling for the clothes he wears in the movies he has starred in - is being held.

Medicine India's new chief justice sworn in
Author: 0 India's new chief justice sworn in

In 2009, Justice Misra was appointed as the Chief Justice of Patna High Court and in 2010 became the Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said: "Best wishes to Dipak Misra Ji on becoming the 45th Chief Justice of India ".

Medicine Justice Dipak Misra sworn-in as 45th Chief Justice of India
Author: 0 Justice Dipak Misra sworn-in as 45th Chief Justice of India

He is scheduled to retire on October 2, 2018. New Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra will have a tenure of almost 13 months. Outgoing CJI JS Khehar had recommended his name as his successor last month. He also ordered a mandatory rule for all cinema theatres to play National Anthem before the start of a movie. On May 3, 2016, Justice Misra upheld the constitutional validity of the legal provision related to criminal defamation.

Medicine Lyon in rare company with 250 Test scalps
Author: 0 Lyon in rare company with 250 Test scalps

Australia travel to Bangladesh to play a Test series after a gap of 11 years. Lyon insisted that before facing the spinners, Bangladesh batsmen must handle the fearsome Aussie pace attack. Australia's most recent trips to the subcontinent ended in defeat . "I've got some very good mates in this change room that I think are great, and no doubt when I get back home after this series, I'll sit down with my family and have a drink and celebrate that personal goal but let's just see how this ...

Medicine Google's Latest Search Feature Lets You Find Out If You're Depressed
Author: 0 Google's Latest Search Feature Lets You Find Out If You're Depressed

Developed by American drug company Pfizer Inc, PHQ-9 (patient health questionnaire) is a clinically validated screening questionnaire created to help users identify the level of depression they are suffering from. When searched, users will now see a Knowledge Panel that gives the option to "check if you're clinically depressed". It's unclear how much of these are about mental health.

Medicine Check if You're Clinically Depressed Via Google Search
Author: 0 Check if You're Clinically Depressed Via Google Search

People in the USA who search for " depression " on their mobile devices will soon be greeted with the chance to take a screening questionnaire that will test whether or not they are depressed. We believe that awareness of depression can help empower and educate you, enabling quicker access to treatment. Clinical depression is a treatable condition that can impact many aspects of a person's life.

Medicine Aid Agencies: Iraqis in Tal Afar Face Danger, Need Protection
Author: 0 Aid Agencies: Iraqis in Tal Afar Face Danger, Need Protection

On August 20, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, also the commander-in-chief of Iraqi forces, declared the start of an operation to retake control of Tal Afar and nearby areas from IS militants. Dillon said most of the territory retaken in the operation has been in the Kisik junction area to the east of the town. Mattis then left for Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish semi-autonomous region, where he is scheduled to hold a meeting with President Massoud Barzani.

Medicine Roger Goodell Close to Receiving Contract Extension
Author: 0 Roger Goodell Close to Receiving Contract Extension

Goodell replaced Paul Tagliabue as commissioner in 2006. Goodell reportedly earned $150 million over his first eight years as commissioner, and his most recently reported salary is $ 34 million in 2015. Goodell's extension comes as the National Football League continues to wrestle with the concussion and domestic violence issues. The league avoided a lockout in 2011, but Demaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFLPA, told Sports Illustrated last week that a work stoppage in 2021 ...

Medicine Binge-watching before bed can mess up your sleep
Author: 0 Binge-watching before bed can mess up your sleep

Sixty-two per cent of participants were women, and 74 per cent were students. This can be done on a television , laptop, tablet, computer or smartphone. The researchers observed that a large part of the trend is the good quality of the shows being put out. Because binge-watching often occurs unintentionally, it also has been suggested that streaming services such as Netflix should enable viewers to pre-select their maximum viewing duration before beginning each viewing session.

Medicine Duke University takes down Robert E. Lee statue after defacement
Author: 0 Duke University takes down Robert E. Lee statue after defacement

The mother of Heyer, the woman killed in Charlottesville, said in a television interview yesterday that after Trump's comments, "I'm not talking to the president now". "I can only imagine what persons of color who have to walk and drive by those every morning think and feel". Christian said he's pleased the Richmond mayor has decided that the former capital of the Confederacy will consider removing or relocating its statues.

Author: 0 U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

Donald Trump had said the USA military is " locked and loaded " should North Korea "act unwisely", having previously warned Pyongyang would face " fire and fury " if it continued to threaten America. The two chilling missiles entered the scene this year when North Korea tested the Hwasong-12 a new weapon it claimed was capable of carrying a "large-size, heavy nuclear warhead" as far as the U.S.

Author: 0 War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nuclear attack 'unimaginable'

The state responded a year ago to U.S. - South Korea military exercises with a nuclear test. North Korea tested a missile that has the capability of reaching the West Coast in late July. While some experts believe it may have the technology, others caution that even if it doesn't, North Korea should be taken at its word. The U.N. Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on August 5 that could slash by a third the Asian state's $3 billion annual export ...

Medicine Law enforcement rally in Brooklyn for Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Law enforcement rally in Brooklyn for Colin Kaepernick

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will feature items used by NFL player Colin Kaepernick when he protested the National Anthem at football games in its Black Lives Matter exhibit. "I have a long record of active opposition to any symbol or behavior that represents exclusion or discrimination, both personally and in keeping with the core values of our businesses", said Blank's statement said, in part.

Medicine It's going to lash - Hurricane Gert is arriving with force this weekend
Author: 0 It's going to lash - Hurricane Gert is arriving with force this weekend

Lowest temperatures 12 to 15 C., in moderate south to southwest winds. The Met Office said the tail-end of the hurricane is likely to unleash a bout of bad weather in northern and western areas on Sunday. Initially this will bring clouds and rain rather that gusts and gails. It will also be muggy with temperatures reaching 17C to 19C. "Showers will merge at times to give longer spells of rain with some heavy or thundery downpours giving rainfall totals of 30 to 40 mm and the risk of ...

Medicine Cleveland Clinic nixes gala at Mar-a-Lago resort
Author: 0 Cleveland Clinic nixes gala at Mar-a-Lago resort

Shortly after, the American Cancer Society, another long-time charity customer of the club, said it would pull its own event and explore "other opportunities and potential venues". President Donald Trump has been widely condemned for his comments in the wake of the Charlottesville " Unite the Right " rally and vehicle attack - and his Florida estate is starting to feel the effects.

Medicine FG's meeting with union ends in deadlock — ASUU Strike
Author: 0 FG's meeting with union ends in deadlock — ASUU Strike

ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, refused to disclose details of the offer made by the government. While assuring that the ministry of finance is working towards release of needed funds, the minister also said the ministry will undertake a forensic audit of the N30 billion allowance earlier released to the union.

Medicine Deere Shares Drop on Equipment Sales Miss
Author: 0 Deere Shares Drop on Equipment Sales Miss

MCF Advisors LLC now owns 1,160 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 241 shares during the last quarter. DE has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Lastly, Farmers & Merchants Investments added additional shares of Deere & by 54.1% in the Q1.

Medicine L Brands stock falls after weak outlook
Author: 0 L Brands stock falls after weak outlook

The company has a market capitalization of $11.34 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.42 and a beta of 0.62. Company insiders own 16.45% of the company's stock. L Brands said it earned $138.9 million, or 48 cents a share, in the second quarter, compared with $252.4 million, or 87 cents a share, a year ago. FNY Partners Fund LP bought a new position in shares of L Brands during the first quarter valued at about $129,000.

Medicine Jon Lester not expected to miss extended time with injury
Author: 0 Jon Lester not expected to miss extended time with injury

It's not ideal, obviously, but Lester's shoulder and lat are structurally sound and he's not expected to be on the disabled list long. Reliever Justin Grimm also heads to the DL with a right index finger infection, and the Cubs will recall pitchers Felix Peña and Rob Zastryzny from Triple-A Iowa.

Medicine Pfizer gets FDA nod for lymphoid leukemia drug
Author: 0 Pfizer gets FDA nod for lymphoid leukemia drug

FDA approved on August 17 inotuzumab ozogamicin (Besponsa-Pfizer) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation was also more common in patients treated with inotuzumab ozogamicin (48% vs 22%). Almost 80% of Besponsa patients and almost 30% of chemotherapy patients showed minimal residual disease (MRD) negativity.

Medicine Staffer of 5-star hotel molested by security manager in Delhi's Aerocity
Author: 0 Staffer of 5-star hotel molested by security manager in Delhi's Aerocity

A woman has alleged that she was harassed by a senior security officer at the Aerocity hotel near airport area on July 29. A colleague who had helped her extricate the CCTV footage was also sacked. And the irony of being molested by "security" manager has not gone amiss. The victim had been working in the guest relations section of the hotel for the last two years.

Medicine Cigarette Use in Youth Linked With Smoking Initiation, Escalation
Author: 0 Cigarette Use in Youth Linked With Smoking Initiation, Escalation

There may be evidence e-cigarettes could be leading United Kingdom teenagers to try tobacco smoking. And strikingly, teens who were already tobacco smokers were more likely to smoke more frequently if they had also tried e-cigarettes, a finding that flies in the face of other studies, typically of adults, suggesting that "vaping" may help wean smokers off their habit.

Medicine Most Common Injuries From Grooming Your Pubic Hair
Author: 0 Most Common Injuries From Grooming Your Pubic Hair

In other words, one in four "groomers" reported at least one injury. Gaither and his colleagues surveyed 7,456 adults between the ages of 18 and 65. In the latest study, researchers conducted an online survey reaching a nationally representative sample of 5,674 individuals. The web-based survey was conducted through a probability-based web panel created to be representative of the U.S.

Medicine Cheika adamant Wallabies defence will be up to scratch against All Blacks
Author: 0 Cheika adamant Wallabies defence will be up to scratch against All Blacks

It's a stance that has infuriated the New Zealand Rugby Union who have been careful in all of their public comments to not make allegations of blame or insinuate or speculate who might have planted the device. "He sat watching the Lions series because of his (injured) thumb and we thought he deserved a chance". His form has been moderate and he lacks McCaw's strength and stature as captain.

Medicine Swine flu cases mount to 184 in Odisha
Author: 0 Swine flu cases mount to 184 in Odisha

It said that 177 new cases of swine flu were registered in the state on Thursday. According to the government release, during his visit to the hospitals, Rupani advised the doctors to give Tamiflu medicine to swine flu patients. Similarly, out of 47 swab samples, 16 tested positive for H1N1 virus taking the total number of swine flu positive patients across the State to 161.

Medicine Pit bulls rescue young kids from deadly copperhead snake
Author: 0 Pit bulls rescue young kids from deadly copperhead snake

But a copperhead snake was nearby and, unbeknownst to the grandmother, about to strike. Seconds later, the snake struck - biting both dogs and injecting them with its venom. "Pets are truly part of the family, and in this case, they proved that to every extent possible", said Danielle Martin, who works with the organization.

Medicine Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning, Columbiana counties
Author: 0 Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning, Columbiana counties

One dead bird each from Danville and Discovery Bay, a horse from Brentwood and four chickens from the Knightsen area have tested positive for the West Nile virus, according to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District. · Consider the use of mosquito repellent, according to directions, when it is necessary to be outdoors. They also said eliminating standing water by cleaning gutters and emptying children's wading pools can eliminate mosquito breeding sites.

Medicine Federal funding awarded to Utah Health Centers
Author: 0 Federal funding awarded to Utah Health Centers

George Sigounas in the release. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said in a prepared statement on Tuesday that Americans deserve an affordable and accessible health care system and supporting health centers helps achieve that goal.

Medicine Bomb Scare in Delhi High Court, bomb disposal squad at Spot
Author: 0 Bomb Scare in Delhi High Court, bomb disposal squad at Spot

The Delhi High Court is on high alert after a bomb threat was received earlier this morning. Officials from the bomb squad and the fire department were rushed to the spot. Police said it received an anonymous call at around 10.54 am today. People were still going inside the complex and even the media was allowed inside.

Medicine CBS Reports Iceland Has 'Virtually Eliminated' Down Syndrome with Abortion
Author: 0 CBS Reports Iceland Has 'Virtually Eliminated' Down Syndrome with Abortion

Ingadottir claims that three babies born with Down syndrome is "quite more than usual". The doctors administer a blood test and ultrasound in a Combination Test to determine the likelihood that the fetus will have a genetic disorder. "This is your life", she tells patients. "This intolerance for people who may not look like you..." "We don't look at abortion as a murder. When I was governor here I met with the president of Iceland , and we talked about our handsome regions of the world ...

Medicine Why Blue Whale Challenge can't be wiped off the Net
Author: 0 Why Blue Whale Challenge can't be wiped off the Net

The officer added that one of Manpreet's close friends had said that minutes before jumping, the deceased had told his friend that he was going towards the terrace, but since Manpreet was known to have a sense of humour, the friend had not taken him seriously and had just replied with a smiley.