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After losing to USA, Canadian hockey player refuses to wear silver medal

After losing to USA, Canadian hockey player refuses to wear silver medal Gigi Marvin scores a goal against Canada in the overtime penalty shootout during the women's hockey gold medal game at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea . She played for the Wisconsin Badgers hockey team while attending the school and in the 2015 WCHA Final Faceoff, she scored two goals, one of which was the winning goal against... [Full Article...]

Florida Dad Asks Trump: 'How Many Children Have to Get Shot?'

A seething father who lost his 18-year-old daughter in the Florida school shooting stood inside the White House Wednesday and directly confronted the president of the United States: "How many schools, how many children have to get shot?" Pollack questioned, "How many children have to get shot?" Pollack's emotional plea turned angry as he shouted at the President: "It should have been one schoo... [Full Article...]

Mumbai Doctors Removed World's largest brain tumour, weighing almost 2kgs

Mumbai Doctors Removed World's largest brain tumour, weighing almost 2kgs Nadkarni. Neurosurgeon Trimurti Nadkarni told AFP the operation took seven hours to complete and the patient required 11 units of blood. Nadkarni said that Pal was fortunate that only 10 percent of the tumor's body was inside the brain, lest the surgery would have been aborted from the start. [Full Article...]

Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol

Florida Legislature rejects weapons ban with massacre survivors en route to Capitol The full resolution cites addiction, greater risk of low self-esteem and eating disorders among the dangers while noting that porn objectifies women and fuels sex trafficking. "Research has found a correlation between pornography use and mental and physical illnesses, difficulty forming and maintaining intimate relationships, unhealthy brain development and cognitive function, and deviant, pro... [Full Article...]

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds With more than 350 million people experiencing depression worldwide, many people turn to prescription drugs and anti-depressants to better manage their condition. New treatments are badly needed, the experts say. There are numerous different forms that work in different ways, however, they all revolve around the idea of increasing levels of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and noradrenaline. [Full Article...]

AIB begins investigation into DANA Air incident

AIB begins investigation into DANA Air incident According to Sahara Reporters , the plane took off from Lagos and upon arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport overshot the runway, skidding into the bush. "In addition, the council has been in communication with the airline and the NCAA". Meanwhile, Consumer Protection Council, CPC, has directed Dana Airline to provide necessary logistics support to affected passengers on Flight 9... [Full Article...]

Russian Freestyle Skier Wins Bronze in Cross Ski at 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

Russian Freestyle Skier Wins Bronze in Cross Ski at 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics Kevin Drury of Toronto, Ontario crashed in the final and did not finish, after placing third in the seeding round, winning heat five in the elimination round, the quarterfinals and semi-finals. Defending champion Jean-Frédéric Chapuis, who led a French podium sweep at Sochi 2014, failed to progress any further than the quarter-finals. The 37-year-old previously took gold in the women's 4×5-kilomet... [Full Article...]

Kohli is the flag bearer of Indian cricket: Ganguly

Kohli is the flag bearer of Indian cricket: Ganguly Only four batsmen before Kohli have managed to cross the 900-point mark previously in ODIs and Tests - Richards, Brian Lara, Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers. The 19-year-old's 51 runs in two innings in the series, including a brisk 43 in the final match , has also helped him break into the top-five in the list of all-rounders. [Full Article...]

President Trump Makes Move to Ban Bump Stocks Following Vegas/Florida Shootings

President Trump Makes Move to Ban Bump Stocks Following Vegas/Florida Shootings Fully automatic weapons, or machine guns, are illegal in the United States , but semiautomatic weapons like the AR-15 used in the Florida shooting are not. While there are now no national laws against bump stocks , that may soon be changing as President Trump signed a memo today ordering new regulations to ban the accessory. [Full Article...]

Wenger set to rotate Arsenal squad for Ostersund visit

Wenger set to rotate Arsenal squad for Ostersund visit We head in to tomorrow night's game holding a 3-0 lead from last weeks first leg so Wenger is expected to heavily rotate his starting eleven with a number of players set to be rested. "He had a good training session but he's a bit short for tomorrow". It means we should see youngsters like Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson start against Ostensunds while Rob Holding and Calum Chambers shoul... [Full Article...]

Boozing ups risk of dementia, study finds

Boozing ups risk of dementia, study finds Researchers examining more than 57,000 cases of early-onset dementia in France found that well over half were either alcohol-related, or accompanied by an additional diagnoses of alcohol abuse. Some studies have suggested that one or two units a day - perhaps a small glass of wine - could be protective . Researchers examined patients aged over 20, who were discharged with alcohol-related brain d... [Full Article...]

Andy Cannizaro resigns from Mississippi State, cites 'poor decisions'

Andy Cannizaro resigns from Mississippi State, cites 'poor decisions' Mississippi State reached an NCAA Super Regional last postseason, in Cannizaro's first year. "I had a wonderful opportunity at Mississippi State", Cannizaro said in the release. Mississippi State is 0-3 after being swept in the season's opening series at Southern Miss this past weekend. It could reopen the recruitments of many premier recruits from the 2018 class all the way down to 2021. [Full Article...]

Girls and teachers escape as Boko Haram gunmen attack Nigerian school

Girls and teachers escape as Boko Haram gunmen attack Nigerian school Gunmen suspected to be members of the Boko Haram insurgents attacked Dapchi town in Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State yesterday Monday around 6 pm in an attempt to abduct school girls of Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi located at the outskirts of Dapchi town. [Full Article...]

Tiny NZ ground in spotlight ahead of T20 final

Tiny NZ ground in spotlight ahead of T20 final Australia retained the team that achieved a world-record run chase of 244 to beat New Zealand by five wickets when the teams last met at Eden Park five days ago. Munro followed for 29 in the next over leaving the New Zealanders at 59 for two. "We've play games there where 170 has been defended so you have just got to adapt to the conditions", said Hesson. [Full Article...]

Study Says Alcohol More Important Than Exercise For Living Into Your 90s

Study Says Alcohol More Important Than Exercise For Living Into Your 90s As part of the survey, researchers perform neurological, neuropsychological and cognitive tests on the participants every six months at the Clinic for Aging Research and Education in Laguna Woods, Calif. Both are more common in women than men. While the UCI researchers found a link between these daily habits and a long life, it doesn't necessarily mean that the lifestyle choices caused the par... [Full Article...]

Hadiya tells Supreme Court

Hadiya tells Supreme Court She also stated that baseless and malicious propaganda was made by the investigating agency and by the evil forces that she was mentally not sound, and she had connection with IS. "I further pray that this Court may be kind enough to appoint my husband as (my) guardian", reads Hadiya's affidavit in the apex court. Later, the court chose to hear the major woman and interviewed her in the open cou... [Full Article...]

Donations mounting for Florida student shot 5 times

Donations mounting for Florida student shot 5 times Anthony's dad, Royer Borges related the chilling call he received from his son. The post also shared that while he is recovering, Borges will require additional surgeries to fix his body from taking the bullets. His friend, Carlos Rodriguez , told ABC News that Borges was the last of the group of students to enter into the classroom. "None of us knew what to do, " Rodriguez said. [Full Article...]

In dieting, low-fat or low-carb are the same

In dieting, low-fat or low-carb are the same Asked for her perspective, Reshmi Srinath, MD, director of the Weight and Metabolism Management Program at Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, who was not involved with the study, told MedPage Today , "The weight loss results are comparable to prior studies where we see weight loss really is dependent on compliance rather than the diet itself". [Full Article...]

CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom

CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom The bad news about kratom continues with the CDC's announcement, which says a nationwide bout of salmonellosis, or salmonella infections, may be related to it. The CDC hasn't tracked the infections back to a single brand or supplier yet. Eight of 11 sick people interviewed had consumed kratom, the announcement says, leading the CDC to believe that supplies of the supplement may have been conta... [Full Article...]

George and Amal Clooney donate a half million to gun control event

George and Amal Clooney donate a half million to gun control event Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, Florida, five students who survived the horrific ordeal announced on Sunday they would march on Washington D.C, for strict gun control laws. "I am joining forces with you and will match your $500,000 donation to 'March For Our Lives.' These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the 60s who also said we've had ENOUG... [Full Article...]


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