Health

NY joins states on stricter greenhouse gas limits

Participants in the non-profit initiative known as RGGI are Massachusetts, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Ver...


RT Viral: Google invites United States users to check if they're clinically depressed

People in the USA will soon have an option to take a screening test on Google to know if they are depressed or not. Note: it also calls it a "private self-a...


Arrest Warrant Issued for White Nationalist Who Attended Charlottesville Rally

He was being held at Blue Ridge Regional Jail pending transport to Charlottesville. He reportedly acknowledged using pepper spray August 11 in Charlotte...


US Navy to Relieve Admiral of Command After Collisions

Admiral Scott Swift , commander of the US Pacific Fleet , said human remains had been found in flooded compartments of USS John S McCain but did not speci...


Patriots Julian Edelman carted off with apparent right knee injury

He was quickly carted off, but his limp was reportedly not pronounced as he made his way to the locker room. New England WR Julian Edelman , center, left F...


Grace Mugabe's immunity contested by assaulted South African model

The South African model who claimed she was beaten up by Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is taking legal action over the government's decision to grant her...


Alleged victim in Ezekiel Elliott case not required to appear for appeal

He is now appealing a six-game regular season suspension after a series of domestic violence incidents that violated the league's conduct policy. One would th...


Aetna Letters Publicly Revealed Patients' HIV Status

Aetna confirmed that they sent letters out to some 12,000 customers. This meant that whoever picked up the mail that day - a family member, a friend, a postal w...


Nation celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi — Trend India

The festival is heavily celebrated in Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana, Orissa, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajastha...


McDonald's Expands Their Antibiotic Ban For Chicken

Consumers Union, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group that has pressed fast food chains to bar the use of antibiotics in healthy animals, yesterday praised McDon...


How did JAMB arrive at the new cut-off mark? Find out here

While allaying the fear of Nigerians that the recent move might further deteriorate the standard of education in the country, the examination board's registrar ...


Rakhine Commission: Myanmar Must End Restrictions on Rohingya

Authorities in Burma must swiftly move to implement the report's recommendations for improving the human rights situation and ending discrimination. The Unit...


Benefits of close friendship in high school last for years

A reported 58 percent of participants were caucasian, 29 percent African American, and eight percent "mixed race/ethnicity". For this they have assessed annua...


Donald Trump slams media at Phoenix rally, thousands protest against him

Before the rally, a White House spokeswoman said a pardon wouldn't be issued Tuesday. "I got two parking tickets in my whole life". The Charlottesvill...


California dad gets 25-to-life for son's killing

You are a failure as a father". "You are a failure as a father. You are a failure as a human being", Estevez continued, according to the Los Angeles Times . Th...


US Gets 'Early Warning' from UN Committee to Confront 'Racist Manifestations'

The UN experts asked U.S. authorities to take concrete measures to address the "root causes of the proliferation of such racist manifestations" and also asked f...


United Nations criticises U.S. 'failure to unequivocally reject racist violence'

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) was responding following events in Charlottesville , after white supremacists and anti-fasc...


Supreme Court order removing ban in city limits lifts liquor companies spirits

The court stated that the clarification is being made to set at rest any ambiguity. The SC order clearly states that a highway means essentially a road co...


Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M over talc powder case

No clear link connects talcum powder to ovarian cancer . The lawsuit suspected that the company has the knowledge of the risk of the cancer due to the use ...


US Navy 7th Fleet commander to be dismissed after latest collision

Aucoin came up through the Navy's air wing as an F-14 navigator. "Rear Adm. Phil Sawyer, who has already been nominated and confirmed for the position and pro...


Could B Vitamin Megadoses Increase Actually Lung Cancer Risk For Male Smokers?

Researchers at the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute said it is easy to get plenty of B vitamins from diet - foods like cereals are fortifie...


Google to Offer Clinical Depression Screening via Search

When you Google " depression " in the USA , you will see a box atop the results on mobile, which Google calls a Knowledge Panel. The answers remain private...


HP Omen X gaming notebook: GTX 1080, 120Hz LCD, more

All of this high-end cooling serves the objective of overclocking the laptop's powerful over-clockable Intel Core i7 CPU tucked inside. HP wants to win with...


West-Nile Virus Hits Lexington

West Nile virus is spread to humans through bites from infected mosquitoes, which acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. The Windsor man was hospitali...


Prince Frederik falls victim to Queensland ID laws, denied entry to bar

Crown Prince Frederik was eventually granted entry to Jade Buddha Bar. "It is a hard situation when our people have to make those split-second operational ...


Gas prices dip as summer supplies grow: AAA

Statewide, prices at the pump averaged $2.25 per gallon, 2 cents less than last week but 16 cents higher than this time a year ago. Find the most up-to-date...


Does Baby Powder Really Cause Ovarian Cancer?

The company has been sued many times for its products, but this verdict of $417 million is now the most the company has now faced. The jury's award included $68...


Vitamin B may increase risk of lung cancer in men, study says

Male smokers demonstrated the greatest risk. Surprisingly, there was no increased risk of lung cancer found in women who took high-dose vitamin B6 and B12 ...


Volkswagen's Iconic Campervan Is Back With an Eco-friendly Twist

Volkswagen has batted around ideas for updates on their iconic minibus over the years, but now they've made it official that this model, dubbed the I.D. "After...


England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends global career

Rooney was full of praise for the England manager as he expressed his gratitude and said he really appreciated the national-call up despite deciding to bow-ou...


Oil prices fall as market selloff continues

The next meeting of a ministerial committee of OPEC and non-OPEC states to discuss their production pact has been proposed for September 22. Later today at 14...


Kaifiyat Express Derailment: Negligence Could Have Caused The Accident

According to a report in India Today , since Prabhu took over as railway minister in November 2014, there have been 347 accidents. "An unauthorised dumper br...


Doctors expecting more patients with eye damage from solar eclipse

My eyes kinda hurt even though I wore the legit special glasses. Ghost River Brewing Company in Memphis asked its guests in a Facebook post to bring their own...


President Buhari Resumes office, writes National assembly

Buhari said Nigeria's unity is non-negotiable. The country's unity is not negotiable, he stressed. Troops overseas should carry out their jobs effectively. ...


Nigeria's Boko Haram Conflict: Huge Rise In Child 'Human Bombs'

Kidane, speaking to BuzzFeed News from Abuja, Nigeria , said the youngest child used as a human bomb was just 10 years old. UNICEF has identified chi...