Madigan fires long-time aide

Hampton said Quinn sent her a series of inappropriate text messages leading up to February of previous year. Quinn is Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn's brother. According to Hampton, Vaught joked about her wanting a "big Tribune story", or a $25,000... More..

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United Nations to take part in Rohingya repatriation, says Bangladesh
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

United Nations to take part in Rohingya repatriation, says Bangladesh

The Vatican says Pope Francis and his deputies thanked Bangladesh for welcoming Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar and expressed hope for a "just and lasting solution to their ordeal" during a meeting with...More..

#DayZero Pushed Back to June, As Drought Declared a National Disaster
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

#DayZero Pushed Back to June, As Drought Declared a National Disaster

South Africa has declared a national disaster over the drought afflicting southern and western regions including Cape Town, though the city pushed back its "Day Zero", the date when its taps are expected to r...More..

Borussia Dortmund Reportedly Eyeing Permanent Michy Batshuayi Deal in the Summer
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Borussia Dortmund Reportedly Eyeing Permanent Michy Batshuayi Deal in the Summer

Over the weekend, Batshuayi scored again as Dortmund beat Hamburg 2-0, meaning it's now three goals in two games for the former Standard Liege talent as he continues his remarkable start at Signal Iduna Park. T...More..

On 3rd Anniversary of AAP Govt, Kejriwal to Interact With Public Today
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

On 3rd Anniversary of AAP Govt, Kejriwal to Interact With Public Today

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said, " Aam Aadmi Party (government in Delhi ) makes people doctors, engineers and lawyers by providing them the best education". To improve road conditions in Delhi, Kejriwal said...More..

NJ school takes flu precautions after student's death
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NJ school takes flu precautions after student's death

Additionally, we would like to express our deepest sympathies to the family of our student, our hearts, thoughts, and prayers are with them during this hard time. A respiratory virus surveillance report from th...More..

Ants nurse wounded warriors back to health, study shows
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ants nurse wounded warriors back to health, study shows

That's when these ants showcase qualities of friendship and care. "What we show, for first time in the animal kingdom, is a proper treatment focused on a wound", said Erik Frank , a behavioural ecologist a...More..

Scientists develop DNA nanorobots capable of stopping cancer growth
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Scientists develop DNA nanorobots capable of stopping cancer growth

The director of the Center of Molecular Design of the University of Arizona, Hao Yan , indicated that the team has developed "the first fully autonomous robotic DNA system" in cancer therapies and that this ...More..

Fatal vehicle crash risk higher on 4/20; marijuana celebrations thought responsible
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Fatal vehicle crash risk higher on 4/20; marijuana celebrations thought responsible

Since High Times popularized the date in a story the magazine published in 1991, thousands of Americans have been celebrating the intoxicating properties of cannabis on April 20, the authors write in JAM...More..

USA woman found with eye worm previously known in cattle
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

USA woman found with eye worm previously known in cattle

Abby Beckley says, "I didn't lose any vision, nothing happened, it feels fine". "I stared at it and it was alive". "It was shocking when it happened, and it's just fascinating now", she told the Portland T...More..

Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ex-beauty queen with rare condition wakes up with British accent

She's loves spending time with her seven kids, listening to them sing and play instruments. This is actually the third time Myers has gone to sleep because of a blinding headache only to wake with a foreign a...More..

Solution To Drug-Resistant Bacteria May Lie In Soil
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Solution To Drug-Resistant Bacteria May Lie In Soil

Concerns have repeatedly been raised that medicine will be taken back to the "dark ages" if antibiotics are rendered ineffective in the coming years. And scientists have long believed that soil microbes could h...More..

India's inflation in January at 5.07%, IIP for December at 7.1%
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

India's inflation in January at 5.07%, IIP for December at 7.1%

As per data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, food inflation saw a marginal decline to 4.70 percent in January from 4.96 percent in Dece...More..

Alibaba vows digital transformation of Olympics
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Alibaba vows digital transformation of Olympics

IOC President Thomas Bach praised Alibaba for offering the IOC a unique platform to expand the appeal of the Olympic Games and to keep their fans close. Former NBA player Yao Ming was in the audience at the...More..

Flu Shots Available at Rite Aid as Severe Flu Season Continues
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Flu Shots Available at Rite Aid as Severe Flu Season Continues

CDC noted that levels of influenza-like illness (ILI) nationwide are now as high as were season at the peak of the H1N1 pandemic of 2009. A new study in the journal Pediatrics finds there's been little change...More..

Huddersfield wallop Bournemouth for vital victory in Premier League
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Huddersfield wallop Bournemouth for vital victory in Premier League

Huddersfield Town secured a big 4-1 win over AFC Bournemouth to inject new life into their Premier League survival hopes, but the triumph was soured by Aaron Mooy's injury. The EPL basement has taken on ...More..

by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Turkish troops killed in offensive

Mustefa Bali, spokesperson for the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces dominated by the YPG, said on Twitter that a helicopter had been hit in the Rajo area of northwest Afrin, near the Turkish border. Syrian ...More..

Disney ticket prices on rise in Orlando
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Disney ticket prices on rise in Orlando

The park does have new rides and attractions opening soon, the newspaper reports. The cost of a "value" ticket will remain the same at $97. That's a $4 increase over past year. All prices changes are reflected ...More..

Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma To Stop Agressive Marketing Of Opioids
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma To Stop Agressive Marketing Of Opioids

Will this have a significant impact on the opioid epidemic? The move comes as opioid addiction continues to take a devastating toll on large swathes of the United States. Its sales representatives will now fo...More..

RC Football Fans React to Super Bowl LII
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

RC Football Fans React to Super Bowl LII

Given the possibility that New England could have personnel in the stadium watching Philadelphia practice, it appears the Eagles took active measures to safeguard their game plan from prying eyes. The insan...More..

Serena ready for comeback after 'ups and downs'
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Serena ready for comeback after 'ups and downs'

Yeah, just trekking on, we keep doing the same thing". In the second set, I started to feel better on the court. "Knowing I've got this attractive baby to go home to makes me feel like I don't have to play an...More..

Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

Making matters worse was the likelihood that no budget bill at this point would include immigration reform, which has all but dropped out of the budget negotiations. The Democrats also want to make the immigr...More..

Flu-like illness in United States reaches 2009 pandemic levels
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Flu-like illness in United States reaches 2009 pandemic levels

A recent report published by the CDC revealed that flu hospitalization is at its highest in eight years. "While the CDC has said this year's vaccine is not as effective as hoped for the H3N2 virus, the vacc...More..

Loya death: Oppn meets Prez Kovind, demands SC-monitored SIT probe
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

Loya death: Oppn meets Prez Kovind, demands SC-monitored SIT probe

After the meeting Mr. Gandhi said that MPs were uneasy over the death of the judge and two others and wanted an independent probe. "President gave a positive response to us", Rahul told media. The three-page ...More..

APC: Wike Politicizing Benue Killings
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

APC: Wike Politicizing Benue Killings

Wike and his government". Fayose, who reiterated his call for the restructuring of the country, also declared support for the Benue State anti-grazing law and urged the people of the state to stand by the law...More..

US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal
by | Saturday, February 10, 2018

US Senator Rand Paul forces delay in voting on budget deal

In last month's closure, the vast majority of Senate Democrats voted to block a bill that would have kept the government open, only to retreat a few days later and agree to end the closure. "If we don't cha...More..

Following in Princess Diana's footsteps: Animated Prince William honours young people
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Following in Princess Diana's footsteps: Animated Prince William honours young people

Interested in Royal Family? The father of Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2, told guests at the Centrepoint Charity awards event that he's trying get some sleep before his wife, Kate , gives...More..

Amtrak passenger files $75K personal injury lawsuit against CSX for Cayce collision
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Amtrak passenger files $75K personal injury lawsuit against CSX for Cayce collision

It alleges the crash was caused ty "gross negligence" and "reckless disregard" of train safety standards by CSX. The damage to train cars is estimated to be in the millions of dollars. CSX has announced its mos...More..

USA flu levels now rival 2009 swine flu — CDC
by | Friday, February 09, 2018

USA flu levels now rival 2009 swine flu — CDC

Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said 10 children have died from influenza in the past week alone. So far this year, 63 children have died. Ten additional ...More..

by | Friday, February 09, 2018

Monument Capital Management Buys Shares of 27262 British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)

Highvista Strategies Llc increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc ( BTI ) by 20.66% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Regions Financial Corp acquired 10,199 shares as British Amern ...More..