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Nigerians should not decide for Rohr - Rufai

Nigerians should not decide for Rohr - Rufai Ikpea said the list reflects the desire of the Franco- German handler to present the best players possible for the country at the mundial. Okala, who is the longest goalkeeper for Nigeria, however, said that he was happy for the new entrants into the squad - Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization calls for trans fats to be eliminated within five years

World Health Organization calls for trans fats to be eliminated within five years WHO aims to eliminate the use of trans fats world wide by 2023 and released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. It increases the risk of heart disease by 21 per cent and death by 28 per cent. Replacing trans fats with unsaturated fatty acids decreases the risk of heart disease, in part, by ameliorating the nega... [Full Article...]

STD Rate In California Hits New High: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Worst Culprits

STD Rate In California Hits New High: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Worst Culprits CDPH noted that 2017 was the "fifth consecutive year for increases in the number of infants born with congenital syphilis ", and that there were 278 congenital syphilis cases, including 30 stillbirths, in California last year. Chlamydia and gonorrhea rates are highest among people under 30. Young women suffer the most with chlamydia. Sexually transmitted diseases can cause serious health prob... [Full Article...]

State fares well in ICSE, ISC examinations

State fares well in ICSE, ISC examinations The southern region was followed by the western region with a pass percentage of 99.67 in ISCE and 97.22 in ISC. She opined that one reason for difference in results of class 10 and 12 is that students change their boards after class 10. For the second position there was a tie between two students Sakina Kausarali Jamali and Badrul Jamali Huzefa Ali who secured 92% marks. "More so, we have many ... [Full Article...]

New York School Districts Brace for Budget Votes

New York School Districts Brace for Budget Votes Interim Superintendent of Schools Dr. Thomas Ficarra and architect Scott Downey of Spiezle Architectural Group presented a $131 million proposal to fix the South Orange-Maplewood School District's crumbling facilities and expand space, paving the way to end overcrowding and segregation in the district. [Full Article...]

David Tepper wants to keep the Panthers in Charlotte, NFL Network reports

David Tepper wants to keep the Panthers in Charlotte, NFL Network reports Tepper, who is the founder of Appaloosa Management, is worth an estimated $11 billion. The deal would have to be approved at the owners meetings in Atlanta in May. According to Ian Rapport of NFL Network , Tepper would like to see the Panthers stay in Charlotte. Panthers owner Jerry Richardson put the team up for sale shortly after sexual harassment allegations were published by Sports Illust... [Full Article...]

Scientists Say They've Transplanted a Memory From One Snail to Another

Scientists Say They've Transplanted a Memory From One Snail to Another It is now understood to have other important functions besides protein coding, including regulation of a variety of cellular processes involved in development and disease. Glanzman also tested the theory on cultured sensory neurons he extracted from the untrained snails that controlled the defensive reflex. The team found that the snail synapses built to "store" a memory weren't necessarily th... [Full Article...]

Drug targets host in bid to cure the common cold

Drug targets host in bid to cure the common cold They are also developing a way to deliver the drug via the lungs. Researchers at the Imperial College of London have developed a molecule that interferes with the rhinovirus' ability to create a protective shell necessary for it to replicate. [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes home 3 U.S. detainees freed by North Korea

Trump welcomes home 3 U.S. detainees freed by North Korea Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the prisoners home after his second meeting with Kim . He and first lady Melania arrived at Andrews airbase, near Washington , to greet the former prisoners as their medical plane touched down in the early hours. [Full Article...]

'Peaky Blinders' Takes Home the BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series

'Peaky Blinders' Takes Home the BAFTA TV Award for Best Drama Series Britain's Got Talent was celebrated with the Lew Grade Award for Entertainment Programme , talk show host Graham Norton landed Best Entertainment Performance for The Graham Norton Show , Love Island nabbed the prize for Best Reality and Constructed Factual, and nature show Blue Planet II scored Virgin TV's Must-See Moments award. [Full Article...]

Cardi B deletes Instagram following Azealia Banks insults

Cardi B deletes Instagram following Azealia Banks insults During the interview, Azealia discussed the current state of female rap, saying: "There was just this really, really, really intelligent conversation going on nationally and then everything just kind of changed, and then it was, like, Cardi B ". [Full Article...]

Minnesota shows almost highest rates of depression in US

Minnesota shows almost highest rates of depression in US Women were found to be diagnosed at twice the rate of men. Vice President, Trent Haywood, Chief Medical Officer, said, "The rate for millennial and teenagers have a huge impact on the health for decades". Compared to those not diagnosed with major depression, people diagnosed with major depression are almost 30 percent less healthy, representing almost 10 years of life lost for men and women. [Full Article...]

Congressional Candidate Says 'F**k The NRA' In New TV Ad

Congressional Candidate Says 'F**k The NRA' In New TV Ad A trace of background music filters in as he belatedly introduces himself, "I'm Pat Davis, and I approve this message, because if Congress won't change our gun laws, we're changing Congress". "Opening up with foul language, regardless of what we're talking about, I think for a lot of people might question Davis' overall decorum and quote-unquote "electability", Sanchez added". [Full Article...]

Multiverse May Sustain Life — Science Says

Multiverse May Sustain Life — Science Says But a bigger question remains: If galaxies could still thrive on so much dark energy, why did our universe get handed such a seemingly small amount? The simulations revealed that, if we indeed live in a Multiverse , our universe should contain 50 times more dark energy than now estimated. [Full Article...]

Mental health awareness training needed in businesses

Mental health awareness training needed in businesses Chris O'Sullivan, head of workplace at the Mental Health Foundation , said: "During this year's Mental Health Awareness Week we're focusing on stress". "We are also asking for well-being days to be provided to public sector workers as part of reducing the pressure on those who work hardest to look after us". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods Tom Frieden, president and CEO of the public health initiative Resolve to Save Lives " and former director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CNN's Jacqueline Howard reports . "A comprehensive approach to tobacco control allowed us to make more progress globally over the last decade than nearly anyone thought possible - now, a similar approach to trans fat can help us make... [Full Article...]

Dead in Latest Congo Ebola Outbreak

Dead in Latest Congo Ebola Outbreak In a statement released on Sunday, WHO announced that they will be providing resources to the area in order to combat the virus. The UN agency is working with the country's Ministry of Health and global nongovernmental organization M-decins Sans Fronti-res to conduct ring vaccinations across the affected region, where contacts of those infected, followed by contacts of those contacts, would al... [Full Article...]

Eggs sold at several grocery stores, including Publix subject of recall

Eggs sold at several grocery stores, including Publix subject of recall Rose Acre Farms has 17 facilities in eight states, The Washington Post reported . Among the 35 cases are 11 hospitalizations. The potentially tainted eggs were distributed between January 11 and April 12 in at least nine states - Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. [Full Article...]

Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders Hail Armenia's Peaceful, Democratic Transition

Congressional Armenian Caucus Leaders Hail Armenia's Peaceful, Democratic Transition They have shown the world that they can demand less corruption and more accountability from their government and win. The Armenian premier, for his part, said his country attaches great significance to the development of friendly relations with Iran based on mutual respect. [Full Article...]

Indigo staffer arrested over bomb hoax call to IGI airport

Indigo staffer arrested over bomb hoax call to IGI airport Bhat made the call on May 2, reported The Times of India . Only after thorough checking of the planes was the call declared hoax. So, company officials had issued a verbal termination notice, asking him to improve his performance in three months. [Full Article...]


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