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Tougher Gun Laws Won't Prevent School Shootings But Parents Might

Tougher Gun Laws Won't Prevent School Shootings But Parents Might The way a state reacts to mass shootings depends on who controls its legislature, he said. There is nearly as many guns in the country as people, so outlawing gun ownership would bring enormous wealth and business to the black market. Just like after Columbine and Sandy Hook and all the others, the gun-nuts declared anything beyond an offer of "thoughts and prayers" inappropriate. [Full Article...]

Bollywood lost its brightest star on the day Sridevi died

Bollywood lost its brightest star on the day Sridevi died Yesteryear actress Naaz used to dub her voice for her films, till she began dubbing for herself from the hit film "Chandini". My prime exhibit is Ram Gopal. Sridevi debuted as a child artiste in the Hindi film industry with Rani Mera Naam in 1972. Dr Rajasekhar hadn't yet entered the film industry, while Sridevi was already a star. [Full Article...]

Melon listeria kills three in Australia

Melon listeria kills three in Australia Outbreaks that have occurred in the past have been linked with unprocessed milk, unwashed raw vegetables and cold-diced chicken. The produce company, which has not been named, ceased operations and is investigating. Eating foods that contain the listeria bacteria does not cause illness in most people.
But for people with a compromised immune system, the elderly and pregnant women, it can result in... [Full Article...]

Apple aces global wearables market says new IDC report

Apple aces global wearables market says new IDC report The Watch isn't a huge contributor to Apple's revenues, at least not yet. Apple shipped an estimated 8 million units in Q4 of 2017 compared to 5.1 million in the same quarter in 2016. Fitbit moved down to second place, with shipments declining to 5.4 million from 6.5 and its market share falling to 14.2 percent form 18.5 percent. [Full Article...]

Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill

Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill Another day of sub-zero temperatures, gale-force icy winds and blizzard-like conditions is expected as Storm Emma sweeps in from the Atlantic on the tail of the Beast from the East's chilly blast. "The Jet Stream weakens and so we tend to get a strong easterly flow of air and that air is really originating right from over in Siberia - so very dry, cold continental air", Mitchell said. [Full Article...]

Senate to investigate alleged double voter registration by Kogi governor

Senate to investigate alleged double voter registration by Kogi governor He said that certainty in election calendar was necessary to match Nigeria's democratic system with global best practices. He said: "I am happy to report that the commission has been able to remove from the voter register the names of 299 aliens who registered as Nigerians". [Full Article...]

The Second Amendment needs some amending: Letter to the Editor

The Second Amendment needs some amending: Letter to the Editor These politicians also seem to find that the campaign contributions they receive from the gun lobby have more value than the lives of those who are slaughtered by people with firearms, including schoolchildren. It thus invited viewers to conclude that the Second Amendment is outdated. "The Supreme Court said, you know, you could have restrictions on guns that were unusually unsafe or that we... [Full Article...]

A Teen Was Diagnosed With the Flu. He Actually Had Cancer

A Teen Was Diagnosed With the Flu. He Actually Had Cancer His mother said she wishes the bullies knew him better, "because if they knew how strong and inspiring for everyone, I think they would look at it differently". Following a series of tests, specialists determined the teen to have late-arrange Hodgkin's Lymphoma - a type of malignancy that begins in white platelets and influences the body's insusceptible framework. [Full Article...]

Storm Emma causes transport chaos across UK

Dublin and Cork airports shut... Aer Lingus and Ryanair will not have any flights from Dublin until Saturday morning. More than 250 soldiers have been deployed to help ensure key staff can get to hospitals and to house-bound patients. "Strong winds will continue to lead to drifting of snow, and severe wind chill, while lightning could be an additional hazard, particularly near coasts". [Full Article...]

Seahawks Shopping Defensive Lineman Michael Bennett

Seahawks Shopping Defensive Lineman Michael Bennett The city and the Northwest have embraced everything we want to do. Schneider said the Seahawks will be aggressive this offseason, and that there would be no untouchables on the roster no matter what. "We'd love to re-sign (Richardson)", Schneider said. The Seahawks could look to the draft for replacements. 2, Which other teams might be logical trade partners? Part of the "excitement" inclu... [Full Article...]

Gov. Scott unveils school safety plan to crowd in Naples

Gov. Scott unveils school safety plan to crowd in Naples Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco also had a scheduling conflict but sent a captain in his place, a spokesman said. Attorney General Pam Bondi, Hillsborough County School Superintendent Jeff Eakins and Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan were also in attendance. [Full Article...]

Instant Pot recalls over 100000 multicookers

Instant Pot recalls over 100000 multicookers Over the past few months, 107 reports were filed to Consumer Reports about the particular model (which doesn't actually include a pressure-cooking function), involving instances of it getting too hot and warping after use. The CPSC says a defect in the manufacturing can cause it to overheat and melt on the underside. Batch codes can be found on a silver label on the underside of the cooker, on the... [Full Article...]

Worst of bad United States flu season is over as illnesses decline

Worst of bad United States flu season is over as illnesses decline Over the past several weeks, deaths of Americans of all ages from the flu have made headlines. For percentage of visits for influenza-like illness (ILI), this year's flu season reached its peak at 7.4% in early February and has decreased since then, although 45 states continue to report widespread illness activity. [Full Article...]

I didn't oppose tenure extension for Oyegun, others - Okorocha

I didn't oppose tenure extension for Oyegun, others - Okorocha The APC has been seized and is irredeemably damaged ahead of the 2019 general elections. Chief John Odigie- Oyegun , national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday not only survived a well-calculated plot to oust him from office as the number one man in the progressives party, he also received overwhelming support from members of the party's National Executive Co... [Full Article...]

Horror As Doctors In Kenya Perform Brain Surgery On The Wrong Patient

Horror As Doctors In Kenya Perform Brain Surgery On The Wrong Patient In a twist, the patient who actually has a blood clot may not get surgery after all because their condition has improved. On Friday Koros suspended the admitting rights of the neurosurgeon registrar, the ward nurse, the anaesthetist and the theatre receiving nurse. [Full Article...]

1974 portrait of Nigerian princess smashes estimates at London auction

1974 portrait of Nigerian princess smashes estimates at London auction Bonhams, a privately owned British auction house, sold the painting as apart of its "Africa Now" sale. The sale was a world record for the artist. The auction was held at Bonhams in London and shown live at the Wheatbaker, a hotel popular with artists in Lagos where the sale, made to a telephone bidder, was greeted with applause by about 70 people watching on a big screen. [Full Article...]

Neonicotinoid risk to bees confirmed in new EFSA assessment

Neonicotinoid risk to bees confirmed in new EFSA assessment Use of the controversial pesticides - clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam - is already restricted in the European Union on flowering crops such as oilseed rape, because of concerns they harm bees' ability to forage and form colonies. [Full Article...]

49ers win coin toss, pick 9th in NFL Draft

49ers win coin toss, pick 9th in NFL Draft At the 2018 National Football League scouting combine in Indianapolis, the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers were pitted against each other in a coss toss to determine draft after (since they tied in both record and strength of schedule). [Full Article...]

Conway discusses White House opioid summit

Conway discusses White House opioid summit Several senior officials, as well as First Lady Melania Trump , underscored the importance of this effort. The White House has indicated it would favor new rules to provide prisoners with more opportunities once they are no longer incarcerated, but has declined to back changes that would reduce mandatory minimums for drug offenders. [Full Article...]

Third person dies in national listeria outbreak linked to rockmelons

Third person dies in national listeria outbreak linked to rockmelons If you're buying freshly cut rockmelon make sure it's refrigerated or surrounded by ice. The elderly patients come from New South Wales (six), Victoria (one) and Queensland (three). The outbreak has been linked to a grower in Nericon, New South Wales. Two people aged in their 70s in NSW have died, and eight people from NSW, QLD and VIC have been diagnosed with Listeriosis, after consuming ro... [Full Article...]


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