Record watch! Warm weather and rain also brings flooding concerns

21 Feb, 2018

The river is expected to crest around 17.2 feet. The weather service hydrologic outlook predicts the Clinton River could breach the 16-foot flood level in Clinton Township and Mount Clemens by Wednesday . The highest risk is centered over more of the eastern counties, but flooding is possible in Denton County even though the area has been dry. Areas further south along the Fox River are also included in the flood warning.

An natural disaster has hit areas of the United Kingdom and Wales

18 Feb, 2018

Locally the natural disaster was felt in Dordon, Burton and Sutton. One said: 'Wtf! My house just shook! How have people in Cornwall described the natural disaster? Young blogger Bambino Becky happened to be recording a video when the natural disaster struck, and caught footage of the moment it hit.

United Kingdom says Oxfam will not bid for new government funding

18 Feb, 2018

Ms Mordaunt said: 'We will not work with any organisation that does not live up to the high standards on safeguarding and protection that we require. It has also agreed not to bid for any new state funding until Britain's government is satisfied the charity meets appropriate ethical standards, development minister Penny Mordaunt said on Friday.

New 2019 BMW X4 Is Larger, Lighter, And Loaded With Tech

15 Feb, 2018

It also has a 50:50 weight distribution to optimize the handling. But, as these pictures show, the X4's genes are obvious from the front, with the grille, bumper and LED headlights identical to the X3's. The X4 also gets BMW's nifty - though, as far as I'm concerned, unnecessary - gesture controls that allow you to adjust audio volume and accept or reject phone calls with a swipe of your hand.

Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

08 Feb, 2018

Their conclusion on e-cigarette safety also finds that based on the available evidence 'e-cigarettes are likely to be far less harmful than combustible tobacco cigarettes'. "Anything that the [Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency] MHRA can do to make it easier for manufacturers we think would be helpful", said PHE health improvement director John Newton.

Salisu Yusuf takes blames for Nigeria's embarrassing CHAN Final loss to Morocco

06 Feb, 2018

Morocco coach Jamal Sellami paid tribute to his team after their victory, which was inspired by a brace from striker Ayoub El Kaabi . Hadraf opened the scoring in the 44th minute after the Atlas Lions had largely bossed the opening stages, and struck the hosts' third in the 63rd minute - moments after Walid El Karti had doubled their lead.

N. Korea makes US$200m by 'flouting' sanctions

05 Feb, 2018

North Korea has been developing nuclear weapons and sophisticated long-range missiles. "The DPRK is already flouting the most recent resolutions by exploiting global oil supply chains, complicit foreign nationals, offshore company registries and the worldwide banking system", the report said, referring to the country by its formal name - the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Harley-Davidson Plant in Kansas City to Close

01 Feb, 2018

HARLEY-DAVIDSON'S latest set of end-of-year figures make grim reading, with sales down 6.7% in 2017 and perhaps more worryingly dropping by 8.5% in its core U.S. It has set a goal of attracting 2 million new riders in the next decade by introducing new models. Last year, President Trump praised Harley-Davidson as a "great example" of a company creating

Cig Vapour Might Be Carcinogenic, Mice Study Suggests

01 Feb, 2018

These latest findings follow research conducted by the University of North Carolina in October 2017, which also found that vaping was just as harmful as dodgy for your health. DNA-repair activity and the fix proteins XPC and OGG1/2 were reduced in the lung tissue of mice. To examine whether this effect also occurred in humans, the team exposed human lung and bladder cells to nicotine and its nitrosamine by-product.

Bandh over Mhadei disrupts life in K'taka

27 Jan, 2018

The two BJP leaders along with MLAs Basavaraj Bommai and C C Patil squarely blamed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for instigating the protestors to create a law and order situation in the city and blame the BJP during the Prime Minister's visit.

White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

22 Jan, 2018

The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked global outrage. Democrats have condemned Trump's remarks as "racist", a charge Sanders rejected as "outrageous". It's impossible to negotiate with people who believe any change to America-as-they-see-it is an existential threat - and when they're direct or boorish enough to say that out loud, it saves ...

AAP MLAs face disqualification

21 Jan, 2018

Yadav, too, upped the ante in favour of the AAP , saying constitutional bodies were being "misused". Not just the BJP that's celebrating, but even the Congress had petitioned the EC that the 21 MLAs should be disqualified over the same office of profit issue.

Bawana factory fire: 17 dead, Delhi govt orders inquiry

21 Jan, 2018

Ten women and seven men were killed while a man and woman were injured in a massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area yesterday evening. The tragic fire accident in Delhis Bawana area tonight also assumed political hues, as several leaders from the BJP, visited the site, even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the family of the deceased.

Boko Haram 'Chibok Girls' Video a Propaganda Counter-strike, Say Analysts

17 Jan, 2018

The jihadists seized 276 students from the Government Girls Secondary School on April 14, 2014, triggering global condemnation. "We are the Chibok girls, you have been crying we should be released". Boko Haram says they have converted to Islam and will not be released unless militant fighters held in custody are freed. In a New Year's message, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Boko Haram had been pushed out of its stronghold in the remote northeastern Sambisa forest and was ...

TRACKING: Flood Watch, Winter Weather Advisory issued for region

13 Jan, 2018

Winter Weather Advisory Bradford, Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wayne Counties from 9 PM Friday until 4 PM Saturday . Then precipitation is going to change from rain to sleet and freezing rain. These spots are switching over to snow from midnight to daybreak Saturday as a "flash freeze" occurs.

Millie Bobby Brown cast as Sherlock's sister Enola Holmes in film series

11 Jan, 2018

According to Deadline , the 13-year-old Stranger Things actress will star and produce a new film series about Enola Holmes , the 14-year-old little sis to Sherlock and Mycroft Holmes. Not only have we had Benedict Cumberbatch's BBC TV series and Guy Ritchie's movies with Robert Downey the past ten years, but there's also a comedy starring Will Ferrell and John C.

Winter Storm Watch is in effect for Thursday

07 Jan, 2018

At least three people are dead and more than 3,000 flights have been cancelled as a brutal winter storm pummels the U.S. East Coast. For a storm to be classified a "bomb", it must meet a set of strict criteria, led by a rapid decline in surface-air pressure, which is the weight of the atmosphere.

WHO Will Classify 'Gaming Disorder' as Mental Illness in 2018

29 Dec, 2017

Gaming disorder here is qualified by "impaired control over gaming", "increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities", and "continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences ".

Papa Johns apologizes for national anthem protest comments

24 Dec, 2017

Pete Collins, a spokesman for Papa John's , said the CEO change stemmed from it being "the right time" for Ritchie to take the helm. The league's fans who are upset by the sight of adults engaging in nonviolent protests of this country's history of police brutality, Schnatter and friends concluded, must therefore be ordering fewer meat-and-cheese pies as a result.

Health Department says the flu is running rampant in NY

14 Dec, 2017

Federal flu forecaster Dave Osthus at the Los Alamos National Laboratory told Business Insider that flu levels are looking a little higher than average for this time of year, but they're still within a normal range. "The vaccine is more important than ever", he said. "Viruses mutate, we could see different strains here than they saw during their season". While there has been a lot of discussion about vaccine efficiency after an article from Australia reported only 10 percent ...

Saskatchewan influenza activity on the rise with experts urging flu vaccine

12 Dec, 2017

As health officials rushed to contain the outbreak, the CDC admitted that the 2014 flu vaccine did not protect well against H3N2 - it had just seven percent chance of protection. "And if you are feeling under the weather, it's important to stay home from school or from work so you're not infecting others, and to cover your coughs and sneezes with your arms so you're not spreading germs around, " she said.

Who Is Trent Franks' Wife Josephine Franks? Congressman Resigns Amid Misconduct Rumors

09 Dec, 2017

He also said that the current political climate of many women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment led him to want to avoid an Ethics Committee investigation. The House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into Franks earlier in the day. Franks went on to detail how he and his wife had "long struggled with infertility" and suffered three miscarriages.

We Just Discovered 2 Super-Earths

08 Dec, 2017

Scientists used to wonder how common planets were throughout the universe, and now we know. K2-18c - the newly discovered planet - has roughly the same size and mass. K2-18b, scientists say, could be in an excellent location for alien life to emerge-having ideal conditions for surface water, a fundamental ingredient for life, to exist.

More than 1,00000 crimes against children reported in 2016

03 Dec, 2017

In the crimes against children , 145 cases were of kidnapping or abduction, 46 were of compelling girls for marriage. Additionally, there were 7,956 cases of kidnapping in the state past year, behind only Delhi. In Crime against women , Delhi reported highest crime rate of 160.4 in comparison to national average rate of 55.2. The next highest incidence was recorded in Maharashtra , at nearly 10 per cent, while Puducherry witnessed 8.6 per cent of such crimes.

Missing 3-Year-Old North Carolina Girl Believed Dead; Mother's Boyfriend Arrested

03 Dec, 2017

Arrest warrants obtained by CBS North Carolina report Kimrey obstructed justice by, "removing Mariah Woods' body from the scene of her death and did hide Mariah Woods' death and body, knowing that Mariah Woods died from unnatural causes". Meador said they also sifted through roughly 95,000 pounds of trash by hand for evidence, and some "items of interest" were sent to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico for testing.

White House Does Not Expect US Government Shutdown

03 Dec, 2017

Two committee Republicans had said they were considering voting against the measure, but were reportedly persuaded after meeting Trump , who is said to want the bill on his desk before year's end. "The president's invitation to the Democrat leaders still stands and he encourages them to put aside their pettiness, stop the political grandstanding, show up and get to work", Sanders said.

Maradona confident Argentina can qualify ahead of Nigeria

02 Dec, 2017

The Super Eagles have lost all four previous World Cup meetings with La Albiceleste - in 1994, 2002, 2010, 2014 - albeit by slim scorelines. While Argentina have never met World Cup debutants Iceland on the worldwide stage, they only have to look at England's shock last-16 2-1 defeat at Euro 2016 to know that the Nordic nation will not be pushovers.

Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers

03 Nov, 2017

Coupled with the time employees took to commute from the office's 29th floor to the smoking area in the building's basement, employees spend about 40 minutes each day away from their desks for smoke breaks, Piala spokesman Hirotaka Matsushima said, according to CNN .

Stanford Study: Increased Pot Smoking Linked To Sexual Desire

28 Oct, 2017

But a new study claimed that not only does the average person who smokes marijuana regularly have a healthy amount of sex, they actually may have more sex than the average person who does not. Crunching the figures, the authors found pot increased sexual activity by 20 percent. In other words, pot users are having about 20 percent more sex than pot abstainers, Eisenberg noted.

Saaho poster a rip-off?

24 Oct, 2017

Against the backdrop of skyscrapers and a crime scene like set up, Prabhas is seen leading a poised walk. On the occasion of his birthday the actor released the first teaser poster of Saaho . Along with Prabhas, the film also stars Shraddha Kapoor, Arun Vijay and Neil Nitin Mukesh in lead roles. While it has been over four years since the actor was seen in a contemporary avatar on screen, everyone was visibly chuffed.

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