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Kevin-Prince Boateng pays tribute to Italy legend Andrea Pirlo

Kevin-Prince Boateng pays tribute to Italy legend Andrea Pirlo On Monday afternoon, the Italian icon thanked fans, coaches and team-mates in a classy statement on Twitter. "Not only is my adventure in NY coming to an end but also my journey as a footballer". He also accumulated 116 caps for the Italian national team, making joint fourth in the rankings alongside Daniele De Rossi. The 38-year midfielder, who won 116 caps for Italy across a 13-year worldwid... [Full Article...]

Buhari presents $28.3 billion 2018 budget to National Assembly

Buhari presents $28.3 billion 2018 budget to National Assembly What will the President count as his legacy in terms of budget implementation? "We had hoped that all these would be corrected in the 2017 budget but no". The president also said whistle-blowers are still welcomed. According to him, based on the total federally-collectible revenue estimated at N11.983 trillion in 2018, the three tiers of government shall receive 12 per cent more revenues than ... [Full Article...]

FG begs Niger Delta Avengers against bombing oil pipelines

FG begs Niger Delta Avengers against bombing oil pipelines Spokesman of the NDA, General Murdoch Agbinibo, stated that the group had threatened that the militants would restart warfare in the region with Operation Red Economy, aimed at destroying Nigeria's economy over the snail speed of the Federal Government in the peace process in the region. [Full Article...]

Collaborative research identifies broadly cross-protective vaccines for H3N2 influenza

Hensley said this problem is widely known among vaccine experts, but it was particularly bad past year for the H3N2 strain of flu that dominated the season. Researchers have identified why the vaccine was only 20 to 30 per cent effective last year - and warn we face the same problem this year. Due to the rapid mutation of the influenza virus, existing vaccines are seasonal; they're developed b... [Full Article...]

Stents May Be Unnecessary For Certain Heart Patients, Study Says

The stents are considered to be lifesaving devices and used the most often in patients who have blocked artery. Of the patient group, half received the stent and half had the placebo procedure. Carried out in the United Kingdom and led by researchers at Imperial, the trial provides the first evidence of a direct comparison between stenting for stable angina and placebo, for patients on high qu... [Full Article...]

All Blacks beat Baa-baas 31-22 to begin European tour

All Blacks beat Baa-baas 31-22 to begin European tour New Zealand came in to the game on the back of defeat by Australia and were looking to get back on track ahead of their tour games against France and Wales. Some sloppy interplay followed, but the BaaBaas managed to regain control of the ball and it resulted in a try for George Bridge. All Blacks 31 (TJ Perenara, Vaea Fifita, Ngani Laumape, Sam Cane, Nathan Harris tries; Beauden Barrett 3... [Full Article...]

KFC released fried chicken bath bombs, and oh my coleslaw

KFC released fried chicken bath bombs, and oh my coleslaw Now that's one product you definitely can't find on the LUSH menu. Bathing in the aroma of KFC's 11 herbs and spices may or may not sound ideal to you, but it does sound like a pretty sweet deal to the near 18,000 Twitter users who have already retweeted the promotion. [Full Article...]

Fire officials say check extinguishers following massive recall

Fire officials say check extinguishers following massive recall The recall applies to 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973, and August 15, 2017, including models that had been previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015 . They can be found on the shelves of Walmart, Home Depot and can even be purchased online on Amazon. Some commercial trucks, RVs and boats came with the fire extinguishers also. [Full Article...]

Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms

Time to turn back clocks - and test smoke alarms Your local fire fighters recommend installing a "combination" (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarm in every bedroom, outside of every bedroom and on each floor of your home . Working smoke alarms provide a critical early warning to a fire, allowing you vital minutes to escape, which increase your chances of survival. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns Companies To Stop Claiming Their Marijuana Products Can Cure Cancer

FDA Warns Companies To Stop Claiming Their Marijuana Products Can Cure Cancer One product from That's Natural!, for example, claimed that cannabidiol "makes cancer cells commit "suicide" without killing other cells". According to FDA , the four companies, Greenroads Health , Natural Alchemist , That's Natural! and Stanley Brothers Social Enterprises each made unfounded medical claims about various CBD products on their websites or social media accounts. [Full Article...]

No more than 800 orangutans from this newly identified species remain

No more than 800 orangutans from this newly identified species remain An worldwide team of researchers from 34 institutions, led by anthropologist Alexander Nater of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, pursued two lines of evidence to determine if the ape colony was different enough from the two already acknowledged orangutan species - known as the Bornean and Sumatran - to be defined as a third. [Full Article...]

OPD participating in Movember to raise men's health awareness

OPD participating in Movember to raise men's health awareness And the rate of prostate cancer is set to double in the next 15 years. "One of the things we've been talking about with the boys is that [with] women, when they see each other, say 'how are you?', whereas men usually say 'what have you been up to?', so we don't even open ourselves up to having a conversation". [Full Article...]

First flu deaths of season reported in NC

First flu deaths of season reported in NC Why should I get a flu shot? "In the last couple of weeks, we're definitely seeing an uptick in cases, which means, flu is here in our community". "There are people who should not be exposed to the live virus ... Pate also noted that while the shot contains inactive influenza, the nasal vaccine held the live virus: "They found that that has not been effective". [Full Article...]

Brother wanted over Manchester bombing 'will not be returned to UK'

Brother wanted over Manchester bombing 'will not be returned to UK' Greater Manchester police (GMP) said that counter-terrorism officers had been granted a warrant for Hashem's arrest and that the Libyan authorities had been asked yesterday (November 1) to consider his extradition to the UK. Officers said among those who survived the blast, 16 were seriously injured - with injuries including paralysis, loss of limbs, internal injuries and serious facial injuries. [Full Article...]

NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack

NYC Halloween Parade Marches on Hours After Terror Attack After the deadly pickup truck attack in lower Manhattan, commuters traveling to and from New York City can expect to see more security at "high-profile" sites, including mass transit systems, airports, bridges and tunnels, Gov. It's a handsome thing to see NY stand up to those who threaten our city and show that nothing will stop us from doing us. The parade route began in Manhattan's West Vil... [Full Article...]

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges

Liberia Court Halts Presidential Election Run-Off To Hear Fraud Charges According to Reuters, the court released a document on Tuesday instructing the National Elections Commission, to file briefs by November 2 responding to issues raised by Liberty Party's candidate Charles Brumskine. Sirleaf has also found herself in a firestorm of criticism from a wing of her own political party, as Boakai's supporters accuse her of secretly backing Weah. [Full Article...]

New Report Ranks Hospital Safety, Valley Gets Mixed Grades

New Report Ranks Hospital Safety, Valley Gets Mixed Grades The grades are largely based on infections, problems with surgery, practices to prevent errors, safety problems and the medical staff. In our region, Campbell County Health in Gillette, Regional West Medical Center in the Nebraska panhandle, and Wyoming Medical Center in Casper all received a "C" grade. [Full Article...]

This Japanese firm rewards non-smoker employees to promote productive work culture

This Japanese firm rewards non-smoker employees to promote productive work culture Almost 40 percent of men in their 30s smoke, though that's down from more than half in 2001, according to government figures . Some employees smoke several times a day hence the company decided that since most of the conversations during the session were work-related, the company chose to offer non-smokers extra holidays in place of taking action against the smokers. [Full Article...]

Poll of likely voters shows drop in constitutional convention support

Poll of likely voters shows drop in constitutional convention support Sixty percent of likely voters, according to the poll , believe a convention "will be an expensive waste of time", compared to 29% who view it as a "once in a generation opportunity to bring our state constitution into the 21st Century". The latest Siena College poll released this week shows the lowest support for the Convention since polling started last summer. Eighteen percent say they don't k... [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone is Alia Bhatt's BIGGEST fan and here is the proof

Deepika Padukone is Alia Bhatt's BIGGEST fan and here is the proof Elaborating further on her character and the film, she added, "In terms of scale, budget and resources, its a huge film". We have seen strong female parts at the fore on screen in different films in different ways. And we wish them both luck for their upcoming films. Deepika's look, especially the unibrow, has been a point of discussion on the social media as much as her heavy jewellery and cost... [Full Article...]


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