This Year's Deadly Flu Season Has Finally Peaked, CDC Says

It may be a few more weeks before the numbers return to normal. "That is what we anticipated", he said. Unlike the flu shot, FluMist contains a live weakened virus that can help protect you from the flu. The lethal toll of the flu this season s... More..

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Children in London go sledging during 'Beast from the East' snowstorm
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Children in London go sledging during 'Beast from the East' snowstorm

The chief forecaster said: "Frequent snow showers are likely to continue feeding in from the North Sea on a very cold easterly wind". "Long delays and cancellations of public transport seem highly likely". ...More..

INEC to prosecute Governor Yahaya Bello over double registration
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

INEC to prosecute Governor Yahaya Bello over double registration

James Apam , said in Lokoja on Thursday. Furthermore, we wish to assure all those who registered in 2017 that their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) will be available for collection in the first week of May 2018 ...More..

The Second Amendment needs some amending: Letter to the Editor
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

The Second Amendment needs some amending: Letter to the Editor

While Melber rightly claims the Second Amendment never explicitly mentions the AR-15, this brings up the issue of what guns could be considered as protected under the Second Amendment. The only problem is tha...More..

Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer

After almost two months of weakness, shortness of breath and chest pain that doctors said were symptoms of the virus, Hunter Brady was diagnosed with late-stage Hodgkin's lymphoma. When the situations starting ...More..

by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Storm Emma causes transport chaos across UK

There is still snow fall around - patchy in South Wales and South West England and it will become more widespread across the South later into Friday afternoon. Showers will be more scattered across the north-we...More..

114 pediatric deaths this flu season — CDC
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

114 pediatric deaths this flu season — CDC

The CDC said flu activity is likely to remain elevated for several more weeks. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October, according to the...More..

How Oyegun Survived the Jaws of Defeat in APC leadership Tussle
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

How Oyegun Survived the Jaws of Defeat in APC leadership Tussle

The statement read, "I am personally disappointed with the tenure extension of Chief John Oyegun led leadership". In its statement by National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said: "Whereas, ...More..

Vandalized Las Vegas billboard says 'Shoot a School Kid'
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Vandalized Las Vegas billboard says 'Shoot a School Kid'

What once read "Shoot a.50 Caliber Only $29" was changed to read, "Shoot a School Kid Only $29", the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported . An activist group says it altered a billboard in Las Vegas to read, ...More..

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Stake Decreased by KBC Group NV
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) Stake Decreased by KBC Group NV

Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Papa John's Int'l's Q2 2018 earnings at $0.58 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.61 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.72 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $3.00 EPS. Shares of the compan...More..

High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

Strong damaging winds will blow down tree limbs, trees and utility wires, resulting in power outages. The possibility of downed trees is coming after rain fell across the Triangle all day on Thursday. This wi...More..

Researchers identify five types of diabetes
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Researchers identify five types of diabetes

The fifth and most common cluster, which comprised almost 40% of patients with adult-onset diabetes, was marked by an older age of diabetes onset, without as poor a metabolic profile as other clusters. In Type...More..

12th flu death reported at UT Medical Center
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

12th flu death reported at UT Medical Center

Health department epidemiologist Karin Martin declined to say whether the kids who have died had been vaccinated against the flu. Officials warned that the flu virus is still in circulation and will stick aro...More..

At least 4 aid workers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

At least 4 aid workers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Two deceased aid workers were contractors with the International Organization for Migration, working as coordinators in the camp for 55,000 internally displaced persons who have fled their homes as a result of ...More..

Ben Enwonwu's 'Tutu' Fetches £1.2m At London Auction
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Ben Enwonwu's 'Tutu' Fetches £1.2m At London Auction

Earlier this month, we reported on the finding of Ben Enwonwu's masterpiece "Tutu," which had been uncovered in a "modest" London flat, after having gone missing for nearly 25 years. The painter completed t...More..

Child sex offender serving 300 years in prison released on technicality
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Child sex offender serving 300 years in prison released on technicality

The trial for McFadden, who was convicted in 2015, was delayed because his lawyers wanted some provisions included in the questionnaire given to jurors. "I find it offensive that our justice system would allow ...More..

KNH CEO Lily Koros sent on compulsory leave over brain surgery saga
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

KNH CEO Lily Koros sent on compulsory leave over brain surgery saga

A neurosurgeon at Kenya's largest hospital has been suspended after performing brain surgery on the wrong patient, the hospital said in a statement on Friday . It also calls to question doctors' lack of commitm...More..

Could this heart-healthy diet also help with depression?
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Could this heart-healthy diet also help with depression?

Previously, numerous researchers have highly recommended a diet containing vegetables, whole grains and fruits to get more health benefits such as healthy heart, weight loss and many more. Nevertheless, even t...More..

Parkland Shootings: Governor Expects 'Major Reform' on School Safety by Next Week
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Parkland Shootings: Governor Expects 'Major Reform' on School Safety by Next Week

Some have argued that allowing teachers to carry firearms might keep students safer during school shootings. Reynolds told CBS arming teachers and school staff should be decided at the local level. "So, I'm g...More..

United Nations outraged by Dapchi schoolgirls abduction
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

United Nations outraged by Dapchi schoolgirls abduction

NANS's President, Mr Chinonso Obasi who made the call in a statement on Monday in Abuja , also condemned the incident. A week ago, Boko Haram terrorists attacked the Dapchi school. Nigeria's President ...More..

Bernie Sanders: Yemen Conflict 'Unconstitutional and Unauthorized'
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Bernie Sanders: Yemen Conflict 'Unconstitutional and Unauthorized'

Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution", the press release, issued Wednesday, said. But it didn't take place until the first...More..

Listeria sickens 10 in Australia with link to rockmelon
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Listeria sickens 10 in Australia with link to rockmelon

Listeria is particularly risky to pregnant women, with the Victorian Health Department warning them to avoid eating rockmelon if they are unsure of its origin. A Salmonella outbreak in the country was also l...More..

Donald Trumps's Nobel Peace Prize Under Investigation For Being Fake
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Donald Trumps's Nobel Peace Prize Under Investigation For Being Fake

Moreover, the forgery appears to have occurred twice: Olav Njolstad , the secretary of the five-member committee, said it appeared that a forged nomination of Trump for the prize was also submitted previous ye...More..

Are non-smokers going to get extra vacation breaks?
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Are non-smokers going to get extra vacation breaks?

But a survey done by e-cigarette maker Halo suggests there's a big divide in the workforce over the fairness of allowing some staff members to stand on the street and smoke while others remain at their desk w...More..

Report Finds that Maine Has High Rates of Lung Cancer
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Report Finds that Maine Has High Rates of Lung Cancer

Missouri reports 6th highest lung cancer rates, and low early detection. She says IL will see over 9,000 people diagnosed with lung cancer in 2018 and about 980 deaths from the disease. Despite advancements i...More..

From Illegal Immigrant to Superintendent for 2 of America's Biggest School Districts
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

From Illegal Immigrant to Superintendent for 2 of America's Biggest School Districts

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho has turned down a job as head of New York City schools. Carvalho's about-face was a stunning embarrassment for de Blasio, who publicly announced that C...More..

Little Rock native's blind audition for NBC's 'The Voice' to air tonight
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Little Rock native's blind audition for NBC's 'The Voice' to air tonight

Clarkson said across her Meaning of Life press tour that The Voice-style blind auditions are actually no new concept to her. When asked for what she looks for in a contestant, Clarkson was quick to share th...More..

Male declines Delhi's invite for naval exercise
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Male declines Delhi's invite for naval exercise

Maldives was sent an invite to the eight-day naval exercise, but it has declined, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba was quoted as saying by PTI news agency. President Abdulla Yameen ignored India's advice ag...More..

Trump Hears from Governors as Gun Control Debate Grows
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Trump Hears from Governors as Gun Control Debate Grows

I think that's making a difference", he said . The Manchin-Toomey bill is different from the more limited "Fix NICS" bill , from Sens. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, smiled and nodded at Trump's remarks. "...More..

Browns' Hue Jackson wants Josh Gordon in Cleveland a long time
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Browns' Hue Jackson wants Josh Gordon in Cleveland a long time

The general thinking is the Browns will keep the pick and focus on the top quarterbacks: Southern California's Sam Darnold, UCLA's Josh Rosen, Wyoming's Josh Allen and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield . Finding...More..