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Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk, leads to memory lapses

Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk, leads to memory lapses Fried explained that this is a reflection of how the brain reacts to different things and situations around us. Fried led an global team in studying 12 UCLA epileptic patients who had electrodes implanted in their brains in order to pinpoint the origin of their seizures prior to surgery. [Full Article...]

After National Women's Commission meets Hadiya, Kerala commission faces flak for inactivity

After National Women's Commission meets Hadiya, Kerala commission faces flak for inactivity However, the Kottayam SP had also previously submitted a report to the State Human Rights Commission saying that she did not face any human rights violations, The News Minute reported. They said rejecting the state women's commission's request to visit Hadiya while allowing NCW suggests a "political conspiracy". She is waiting for 27 November. [Full Article...]

Maryam Nawaz appears to be owner of London flats: SC detailed judgement

Maryam Nawaz appears to be owner of London flats: SC detailed judgement An Accountability Court (AC) of Islamabad Tuesday reserved its judgment in a plea of Sharif family seeking to club three references against them for hearing together and was likely to announce the decision on Wednesday. They are facing trial in connection with references pertaining to their Avenfield properties in London, the Azizia Steel Mills as well as another 16 offshore companies. [Full Article...]

Packages sent to Scottish Parliament 'not suspicious'

Packages sent to Scottish Parliament 'not suspicious' While part of the building was cleared, business continued as normal in other parts of the building. About an hour later, they released an additional statement confirming that the incident was "resolved" and that "the MSP block has reopened". [Full Article...]

JeM chief's nephew among 3 militants killed in Pulwama encounter

JeM chief's nephew among 3 militants killed in Pulwama encounter A JeM spokesperson identified the nephew as Talha Rasheed. The militants were identified as Talha Rasheed, Muhammad Bhai, divisional commander and resident of Pakistan, and Waseem Ahmad, a resident of Drubgam village in Pulwama district. The Indian media quoted occupied Kashmir's Inspector General of Police Munir Khan as saying, "an excellent operation, nicely coordinated between the Jammu and K... [Full Article...]

TCU put on 'high alert,' lockdown after reported road rage incident

TCU put on 'high alert,' lockdown after reported road rage incident One of the drivers shot his weapon yet missed, WFAA is announcing. The shooting prompted a campus-wide alert, which read, "TCU Alert - Armed person on campus". This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. A short time later officers found the suspect and arrested him. [Full Article...]

'Black Widow' sentenced to death in Japan

'Black Widow' sentenced to death in Japan She was later charged with murdering two other men, her former boyfriends aged 71 and 75, and trying to kill a fourth, aged 79. "Offering nearly no words of apology, we can not tell she has truly reflected on" what she did, the judge added. [Full Article...]

Nigerians 'sexually abused, murdered' at Mediterranean Sea

Nigerians 'sexually abused, murdered' at Mediterranean Sea Their bodies were recovered over the weekend in the Mediterranean Sea along a route frequently used by African migrants in search of a better life in Europe. Since the start of this year, 2,839 migrants have died on the central Mediterranean route, according to the International Organization for Migration . [Full Article...]

Details of infamous Trump Tower meeting come into sharper focus

Details of infamous Trump Tower meeting come into sharper focus Veselnitskaya told Bloomberg that she has not met with Mueller's team but that she would be willing to do so. Let's also note for context that Trump Jr. In the interview, Veselnitskaya said she sent her memo to Goldstone in advance so Trump Jr. could familiarize himself with the issues, but he seemed not to have done so. [Full Article...]

Record surge in ObamaCare enrollments

Record surge in ObamaCare enrollments One of the reasons for such an unprecedented surge in the number of people signing up for Obamacare could be because its enrollments for the year 2018 close Dec 15. Regardless of the initial confusion among people who thought Obamacare was no longer functional, what with President Donald Trump planning to bury it at every opportunity that he gets, people are starting to register for ACA. [Full Article...]

Voters in New Jersey and Virginia elect new governors

Voters in New Jersey and Virginia elect new governors On Oct. 26 he tweeted about the Republican candidate, baselessly claiming Northam "doesn't even show up to meetings/work" and suggesting that Gillespie is in favor of saving Confederate statues. MS-13 and crime will be gone". Former President Barack Obama held a rally with Northam and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton helped him raise money. [Full Article...]

Soggy, cool day ahead; sunshine returns late-week

Soggy, cool day ahead; sunshine returns late-week Our stationary front to the south and the jet stream are going to linger overhead today , not allowing anything to push out the clouds and light rain. Sunday Night .Mostly cloudy. Small rain chance. Saturday promises to be a gray day with high temperatures in the 30s. Expect more clouds and scattered showers on this Monday , especially during the first half of the day. [Full Article...]

Bargaining breaks down between Ontario colleges and striking faculty

Bargaining breaks down between Ontario colleges and striking faculty The move to put the offer directly to the college instructors is a high-stakes gamble that faculty members will vote to approve a deal that the bargaining team for OPSEU did not recommend. Ward said the offer from CEC only includes a letter of understanding in relation to academic freedom, and she said there have already been several letters of understanding and they can not be grieved. [Full Article...]

Delhi Pollution: Kejriwal seeks more time

Delhi Pollution: Kejriwal seeks more time At least 20 flights were either delayed or affected after foggy condition prompted Delhi airport authorities to close the runway. The IMA mentioned in the letter that when Air Quality Index (AQI) levels cross 200, it is "generally advised" that time spent outdoors be restricted. [Full Article...]

Manmohan Singh to visit Gujarat, target GST, note ban

Manmohan Singh to visit Gujarat, target GST, note ban Manmohan Singh on Tuesday morning reached the poll-bound Gujarat to touch upon various aspects related to note ban as well as the implementation of GST and its impact on the economy. However, sources said that the GCCI platform has of late been turned into a political one. Even this is underestimated as the pain of the informal sector has not even been calculated, he added. [Full Article...]

U.S. senator calls out 'fealty to gun-makers' after Texas massacre

U.S. senator calls out 'fealty to gun-makers' after Texas massacre In response to President Donald Trump's statement that, "this isn't a guns situation", Brown said, "This is about guns and the failure of this administration to protect us". He died in his Ford Expedition after fleeing the church from what law enforcers suspect was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We need comprehensive Brady background checks so unsafe people can't buy guns, no questions asked. [Full Article...]

Padmavati: Brahmin organisation Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha opposes release of Deepika Padukone's film

Padmavati: Brahmin organisation Sarv Brahmin Mahasabha opposes release of Deepika Padukone's film He reveals that he took a lot of time to say "yes" to the fi lm, which features Deepika Padukone in the titular role and Shahid Kapoor as Raja Rawal Ratan Singh. "The fact was that Khilji had attacked Chittorgarh, causing mass self-immolation (Jauhar) by more than 16,000 women who lived in the fort at the time", reported Hindustan Times quoting Singh. [Full Article...]

Typhoon Damrey kills at least 19 in Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey kills at least 19 in Vietnam The typhoon has hit the Southeast Asian country ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit the coastal city of Da Nang for a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum as part of his two-week trip across the Asia-Pacific region. [Full Article...]

Aishwarya Rai's First Look From 'Fanney Khan' Is Damn Good

Aishwarya Rai's First Look From 'Fanney Khan' Is Damn Good But everything about her look reminded us of Saba Taliyar Khan from KJo's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil . While refraining from commenting on her enhanced role in Fanney Khan , Aishwarya says, "I was very sure that whenever I chose to work after my daughter's birth, it would have to be only when I can concentrate fully on my work". [Full Article...]

Nitish Kumar favours quota for backward classes in private sector jobs

Nitish Kumar favours quota for backward classes in private sector jobs If they are getting government contracts, I favour reservation in private sector jobs. Nitish Kumar is not the first politician from Bihar to support reservation for backward classes in private jobs. While the decision to extend quota benefits even to outsourced government projects had attracted criticism from private companies, industry bodies, sections of the Opposition and even leaders from... [Full Article...]


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