The African continent is splitting into two halves

It is also continuing to grow at a rapid pace, and is a clear sign that plate tectonics under Africa are going through some very big changes that could change the face of our planet sometime in the future. Topography of the Rift Valley. Not all o... More..

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Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG

The Delhi government received Rs 2.26 crore in March 2015 and Rs 27.97 crore in November 2015 from the centre for construction of toilets. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wi...More..

Legalized Marijuana Reduces Opioid Prescribing
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Legalized Marijuana Reduces Opioid Prescribing

According to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine , prescriptions filled for opioids decrease by 2.11 million daily doses per year from an average of 23.08 million daily doses per yea...More..

Sodhi survives to guide Kiwis to historic win over England
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Sodhi survives to guide Kiwis to historic win over England

Christchruch: Two thumping victories over the Caribbean islanders and another innings triumph over England in Auckland were followed by a gutsy draw on Tuesday which secured them a first series win over the ...More..

California lawmakers challenge deadly force standard after Sacramento police shooting
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

California lawmakers challenge deadly force standard after Sacramento police shooting

Officers could shoot only if there were no reasonable alternatives, such as first trying to defuse confrontations or using less-deadly weapons. Weber said she wrote the proposed new standards after being insp...More..

FDA Recalls Kratom Products For Salmonella Threat
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

FDA Recalls Kratom Products For Salmonella Threat

In February, the CDC linked a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections to kratom-containing products. Congress gave the FDA that authority in 2011 after a series of high-profile food outbreaks involving...More..

Deadly flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Deadly flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta

The spring season appears to be taking a bite out of this year's brutal flu season. For the seventh week in a row, there was a decrease in the number of doctor visits for flu-like illness, the U.S. PEOPLE age...More..

Fire crews respond to structure fire in Presque Isle
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Fire crews respond to structure fire in Presque Isle

This is the same apartment complex where a man died in another fire last month. Along with the Easley Fire Department, Easley Police Department, Easley Combined Utilities, Fort Hill Natural gas, Pickens Count...More..

Grindr Will No Longer Share User HIV Status With Third Parties
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Grindr Will No Longer Share User HIV Status With Third Parties

Buzzfeed's report included findings by the Norwegian nonprofit SINTEF , which said that users' HIV data were being shared along with their Global Positioning System location and other identifying information,...More..

CDC finds
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

CDC finds "nightmare bacteria" spreading across the country

As evidence that this strategy could work, the agency points to National Healthcare Safety Network data from 2006 to 2015, showing a continued decline in infections of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae ...More..

Medical marijuana could help curb the opioid abuse epidemic, studies say
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Medical marijuana could help curb the opioid abuse epidemic, studies say

Preeti Malani, a specialist in the treatment of older patients, said in a university news release. Which is probably why some folks have been ditching opioids for weed. So, the researchers' estimated decline ...More..

Local Hospital Participates In National Donate Life Month
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Local Hospital Participates In National Donate Life Month

Sadly, 22 people die each day because of a lack of available organs for transplant. Bluefield Regional Medical Center and The Center For Organ Recovery and Education, raised a Donate Life flag. Nancy Kentish-Ba...More..

FTSE 100, Asian stocks slip amid US-China trade tensions
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

FTSE 100, Asian stocks slip amid US-China trade tensions

That deflated some previously high-fliers including Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook. Intel Corp also had its worst day in two years, after Apple Inc. was said to be planning to use its own chips in Mac computers...More..

Town celebs laud Ram Charan and Rangasthalam
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Town celebs laud Ram Charan and Rangasthalam

For those who don't know, "Dookudu" starring Mahesh Babu, was Samantha's first movie to earn over Rs 100 crore at the worldwide box office. Rangasthalam opened with a whopping collection of 46 crores on Day...More..

SUV plunge off cliff may have been intentional
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

SUV plunge off cliff may have been intentional

Three other children - Devonte , 15, Hannah, 16, and Sierra, 12 - haven't been found, but they are presumed dead, officials said. Baarts said CHP, Northern Division and the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office ...More..

Rain, snow, cold and strong winds expected today in the Omaha area
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Rain, snow, cold and strong winds expected today in the Omaha area

A winter weather advisory was put into effect for Ocean County for Monday . In the immediate Philadelphia area into southwestern New Jersey and northern DE, a coating to 2 inches of snow is expected with ...More..

Researcher Examines Relationship Between Legal Cannabis and Opioid Prescribing
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Researcher Examines Relationship Between Legal Cannabis and Opioid Prescribing

The studies, published on Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine , compared opioid prescription patterns in states that have enacted medical cannabis laws with those that have not, reports CNN . We ...More..

South Africa lead by 401 with 7 wickets remain against Australia
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

South Africa lead by 401 with 7 wickets remain against Australia

South Africa took complete control of the final Test against Australia in Johannesburg after some outstanding batting and bowling performances on day two. Renshaw, back after Cameron Bancroft was preferred...More..

Mantu's confession personal to him - PDP
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Mantu's confession personal to him - PDP

Mr. Femi Fani Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has protested the inclusion of his name in the list of alleged looters of the national treasury released by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji La...More..

East Tennessee State head football coach Randy Sanders placed on paid leave
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

East Tennessee State head football coach Randy Sanders placed on paid leave

No other details were given regarding the situation. Sanders did coach the Buccaneers during their scrimmage on Saturday before being suspended. Prior to joining the staff at United Kingdom, he was an assista...More..

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices drop 2 cents
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

AAA Michigan: Statewide average gas prices drop 2 cents

Motorists continue to pay more at the pump this spring, as prices across Kansas, and the nation, continue to rise. In the last week, gasoline inventories fell by 3.5 million barrels according to EIA data, while...More..

Synthetic Marijuana Kills 2 in IL
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Synthetic Marijuana Kills 2 in IL

People who smoke synthetic cannabinoids can have rapid heart rate, vomiting, agitation, confusion and hallucinations, according to the CDC. The 56 people have been hospitalized for symptoms that include cou...More..

'Condom snorting challenge': Experts warn teens not to inhale condoms
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

'Condom snorting challenge': Experts warn teens not to inhale condoms

Stephen Enriquez, an education specialist in Texas, states: 'There are all kinds of drugs and kids are clever, so it's just really what are our kids doing? They then share the video, generally on YouTube . T...More..

Autism Awareness Programme Organised in Guwahati
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Autism Awareness Programme Organised in Guwahati

In the United States , one in every 68 school children are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD ), and according to the CDC, it's 4.5 times more prevalent among boys than girls. Last year, iconic site...More..

India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after needles found
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

India deny doping at Commonwealth Games after needles found

Athletes must seek permission before bringing syringes to the Games, federation chief executive David Grevemberg said, adding that any penalties would be at the discretion of the court. "The syringes were not...More..

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool forward trio
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Pep Guardiola: Liverpool forward trio "almost unstoppable"

Yesterday morning's 3-1 win over Everton means City will be crowned champions if they beat United at the Etihad on Sunday, reported Reuters . Saturday is in the midst of a very busy stretch for City, with ...More..

2 dead in homebuilt plane crash
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

2 dead in homebuilt plane crash

Their identities were not released, pending notification of their next of kin. Fire crews put out a small blaze that broke out, but no one on the ground was injured. The Comp Air 8 plane taking a group of sky...More..

Saudi forces say intercept Houthi missile over Najran
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Saudi forces say intercept Houthi missile over Najran

The Arab Coalition spokesman, Turki al-Maliki, said Saturday that Saudi air defense forces have intercepted a missile fired by Houthi insurgents from Yemen at the southern Saudi city of Najran. "But just as unl...More..

Petrol, Diesel prices at new record high: Check out latest rates
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Petrol, Diesel prices at new record high: Check out latest rates

Earlier this year, while there were demands of decrease in excise duty , no such move was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget. From June 2017 onwards, daily price revisions - usually upw...More..

Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Delhi To Get Euro-VI Fuel From Tomorrow

On IOC's alternate energy development, Rama Gopal said the company plans to increase its current solar power generation of 188 MW to 261 MW by 2020. Costing wise, the cleaner fuel should cost around 50 paisa ...More..