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IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad

IAS officer found dead in Ghaziabad In the note it was written that Pandey, a 2012-batch IAS officer, was fed up with his life and lost his "belief on human existence". Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Vijay Kumar said they were informed around 9 pm that his body was found on the tracks near the Ghaziabad station. [Full Article...]

US President's North Korea comments batters blue-chip stocks

Nine of the index's 10 main groups ended lower. In Singapore, the stock market is closed for a public holiday to celebrate the country's National Day. Separately, US producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, recording their biggest drop in almost a year, weighed down by declining costs for services and energy products. [Full Article...]

Mum who accidentally smothered baby sues hospital for $8.6m

Mum who accidentally smothered baby sues hospital for $8.6m Thompson gave birth to a healthy boy via C-section on August 2, 2012, and he was taken to a nursery three days later so his mother could recover. Thompson drifted off to sleep, but an hour later, she says she woke up to find the infant was unresponsive. [Full Article...]

FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths

FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths The procedure involves a liquid-filled balloon placed in the stomach to make the patient feel more full and eat less. The FDA has not identified a root cause for the patient deaths and can not "definitively attribute the deaths to the devices or the insertion procedures for these devices", according to an agency notice. [Full Article...]

Alvaro Morata needs more time - Antonio Conte

Alvaro Morata needs more time - Antonio Conte But Press Association Sport understands a legal process is ongoing and there is no appetite to discuss the striker. So far this summer Costa, according to his Instagram posts, has been in Brazil. Former England captain turned pundit Alan Shearer, meanwhile, said there was "something brewing which isn't nice" at Stamford Bridge . "But now I have adapted and I'm looking forward to playing". [Full Article...]

Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ?

Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ? The Trust says the fruitcake dates back to British explorer Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova Expedition , which began in 1910. Although the tin was in poor condition, incredibly the cake still looks edible. The fruitcake was made by British company Huntley & Palmers, which shipped tinned cakes all around the world in the early 1900s. The extreme cold climate may have helped in preservation of... [Full Article...]

Richard Scudamore "glad" Neymar did not join Premier League club

PSG snapped up the Brazil worldwide from Barcelona for a fee of £198m last week, breaking the previous transfer record by more than double. And crosstown rivals Manchester United have exceeded the €160m mark with just three signings. In the 1992-93 season, the Premier League was made up of 22 clubs. "The amount of football that's played on Saturday afternoon is still a huge percentage - by far... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test team news and playing XI

The first two Tests went emphatically in India's favour, and the third Test, to be played in Pallekele from Saturday, will be the final one of the series. Fast bowlers Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Gamage have been called up to the Sri Lanka squad , with Lahiru Kumara, who played the first Test, and Vishwa Fernando already a part of the team. [Full Article...]

Man, 83, stabbed to death in Norfolk woods as he walked dogs

Man, 83, stabbed to death in Norfolk woods as he walked dogs Officers are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the man in his auto or walking with his dogs between 9am and 11am. He said: "This is not in the norm for Norfolk ..." "Fifty-four-year-old Graham Hancey who has lived in the area all his life and whose family own a farm nearby to Mr Wrighton's home said: " I didn't know him vey well but his house was built on our land. [Full Article...]

Tesla Working on Self-Driving Semi Trucks Now

But there's more to come, one of the new products being Tesla's promised all-electric semi tractor, apparently for long-haul freight. Tesla is looking to test a fleet of self-driving electric trucks in Nevada and California according to new details revealed in an email between the Silicon Valley-based electric auto giant and Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). [Full Article...]

University of Minnesota football coach finds creative way to award scholarship

University of Minnesota football coach finds creative way to award scholarship Fleck, in a manner perfectly fitting for the eccentric Fleck: shot from a T-shirt cannon. Kyle said that Juenemann is one of his favorite players after hearing that Fleck chose to give Kyle the chance to deliver an unforgettable surprise to Juenemann. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in Mitchell

West Nile virus found in Mitchell The first confirmed human case in IL in 2017 was a man in his 60s from southwest suburban Will County, diagnosed in late June. Last year, WSDA confirmed 27 equine West Nile virus cases. Most people infected with West Nile Virus do not exhibit any symptoms. In hoses that do get sick, symptoms include loss of coordination, loss of appetite, fever, stiffness and muscle weakness. [Full Article...]

Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant

Researchers are trying to make pig organs more viable for transplant As pigs are similar to us in size and anatomy, there is hope that we can use their organs instead - an idea known as xenotransplantation . But that soon could become an issue of the past. Those cells proved more fragile when subjected to CRISPR's hack job: Once edited, they failed to grow normally, possibly because the damage to their DNA prompted them to stop dividing or self-destruct, Yang sa... [Full Article...]

"Serious problem:" Pres. Trump officially declaring opioid crisis a "national emergency"

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine: "I applaud President Trump for his plans to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency". What we do need is a leader who makes stopping the opioid crisis a priority with a commitment to federal support of what works: Medication-assisted treatment, federal and state reimbursement rates that aren't so low that they dissuade medical providers from offering thi... [Full Article...]

Pizza spills from semi-truck covering highway in Arkansas

Pizza spills from semi-truck covering highway in Arkansas In the USA state of Arkansas in a traffic accident on the highway was scattered with boxes of frozen pizzas . Westbound lanes on I-30 reopened at 5:27 p.m., according to the Highway Department. The 1 p.m. spill tied up traffic in both directions for miles, reports The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette . No one was injured in the crash, though Straessle noted there were "Lots of pizza fatalities"... [Full Article...]

Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests

Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests But Professor Dunwoodie said women who have problems absorbing nutrients, including those with diabetes, a high body-mass index or inflammatory bowel disease, may need a larger amount. But while many pregnant women take dietary supplements, research has shown that up to one third of women in the U.S. have low levels of vitamin B3 during their pregnancy. [Full Article...]

Here's 12 seconds of LeBron James singing 'Maniac' from 'Flashdance'

Here's 12 seconds of LeBron James singing 'Maniac' from 'Flashdance' Six days later, the Linkin Park frontman was found dead at his residence in Palos Verdes Estates in California after committing suicide. Eric Pankowski, the showrunner for Carpool Karaoke: The Series , reiterated Corden's sentiments in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter , where he said, "We've been in conversations with the band and the family, and all the representatives of the band".... [Full Article...]

'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies in Pakistan

'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies in Pakistan She died after a prolonged age-related illness. In recognition of her services to the country, she was awarded Pakistani citizenship in 1988. She had treated over 50,000 families since the inception of the centre. Funeral prayers will be held at St Patrick's Church on August 19. Harald Meyer-Porzky from the Ruth Pfau Foundation in Würzburg said Dr Pfau had "given hundreds of thousands of peopl... [Full Article...]

Marijuana triples your chances of dying from high BP

Marijuana triples your chances of dying from high BP The study from School of Public Health of Georgia State University was published Wednesday in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology . "I think the major limit of the study is that there may be unobserved differences between the people who used and admitted to using marijuana during the years of this study, and cardiovascular outcomes that the researchers did not adjust for". [Full Article...]

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cleared to begin practicing

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cleared to begin practicing The league conditionally reinstated him in April, but when training camp opened two weeks ago, he still wasn't able to practice because he hadn't been fully reinstated. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert released the following statement, via Pittsburgh's team website . The former 4th-round pick out of Clemson is a big playmaker and has scored 15 touchdowns in 21 career games. [Full Article...]


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