• NZ through to semi-finals of Hamilton sevens, will play Fiji
NZ through to semi-finals of Hamilton sevens, will play Fiji

Tim Mikkelson surpassed 1000 points for New Zealand in the World Sevens Series. In their first match of Day two today, a strong England side proved strong against the men in black, scoring the first try of the match. Fiji's faithful, dotted around the ground in colourful white and blue, went wild as their team scraped through to the last four. ...

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  • CDC: Flu season yet to peak, 16 children dead
CDC: Flu season yet to peak, 16 children dead

Fortunately, no flu-related deaths have been reported in both countries. A day before, Greek health authorities reported five patients have died within the past week from complications after contracting the seasonal flu virus. official said Americans "probably got several weeks left of increased flu activity". Schuchat said parents should be es...

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  • Three reasons Eagles will win Super Bowl LII
Three reasons Eagles will win Super Bowl LII

They can get to the quarterback with just their front four. Nick Foles , meanwhile, will remain efficient and make just enough big plays against the Patriots' vulnerable defense. The half-time show is also watched by people who don't have the slightest interest in the game: previous year 111.5 million people watched Lady Gaga's half-time show in...

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  • Girl's family plotted to kill lover and her
Girl's family plotted to kill lover and her

The woman's mother, father and uncle have been arrested, according to an NDTV report. A 23-year-old man, who was working as a photographer, was stabbed to death by the family of his Muslim girlfriend in Delhi on Thursday night in full public view.

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  • Spurs, Rockets square off in Texas showdown
Spurs, Rockets square off in Texas showdown

San Antonio ended up outscoring the Rockets in the final quarter. With majority of the game in double digits, the Spurs managed to make a run behind guard Darrun Hillard's spark off the bench. "It's unbelievable", he said. On the one hand is James giving thought to joining the team he's battled in the last three Finals (according to clevelan...

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  • Jaitley's 'words' on cryptocurrency in budget misinterpreted: IAMAI panel
Jaitley's 'words' on cryptocurrency in budget misinterpreted: IAMAI panel

Instappy founder & MD Ambika Sharma believes the move with empower society in areas like broadband and mobile connectivity. "The bankers will have more targets to disburse these loans and the hapless farmers will borrow and will not be able to repay, thus pushing them into a deeper debt trap and suicides", he said.

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  • Study reveals low alcohol consumption has brain-cleansing function
Study reveals low alcohol consumption has brain-cleansing function

They believe their results add to the pool of studies that have already explored the risks and health benefits linked to alcohol, and they hope to further their investigations. Conversely, the mice that were exposed to high levels of alcohol exhibited high molecular markers of inflammation in the cells that are key to the glymphatic system and also...

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  • CBI moves SC against 2005 HC order quashing charges in Bofors case
CBI moves SC against 2005 HC order quashing charges in Bofors case

The filing of the appeal assumes significance as Attorney General K K Venugopal had recently advised the agency against moving a petition against the High Court verdict after a delay of 12 years. The then central government had signed a 1.4-billion dollar defence deal with Swedish arms manufacturer Bofors for the sale of 410 field howitzer guns...

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  • US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate
US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate

Still, it was surprising that the rodents did experience a variety of other effects, even if they were not at high enough levels to be considered significant and possibly linked, said Leeka Kheifets, an epidemiology professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a former head of radiation studies for the World Health Organization.

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  • British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by BB&T Corp
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Shares Bought by BB&T Corp

American National Insurance Company who had been investing in British American Tob Sp Adr for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $145.09 billion market cap company. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 insider sales for $29.73 million activity. 3,260 shares were sold by SOLOMON DAVID M, worth $754,997 on Monday, August 7.

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  • Indian president, vice president's salaries increased
Indian president, vice president's salaries increased

The salary of Vice President has been been hiked from Rs 1.25 lakh to Rs 4 lakh per month. If the proposed legislation gets accepted, the first-such salary increment would come into effect on April 18, 2018. However, inclusive of all other perks, the government ends up spending almost Rs 2.7 lakh per month on each parliamentarian. Salaries of the...

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  • Recording Academy Launches Task Force to Avoid Another 'Grammys So Male'
Recording Academy Launches Task Force to Avoid Another 'Grammys So Male'

The Recording Academy , which is comprised of 13,000 music professionals who vote on the industry's most prestigious prizes, said it was setting up an independent task force to address gender issues . He shared this particularly tone deaf term of art backstage after this Sunday's Grammys , where only one woman won a televised award and the...

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  • Federal Reserve keeps interest rate same as Yellen passes baton to Powell
Federal Reserve keeps interest rate same as Yellen passes baton to Powell

A tight job market, with pressure building for pay increases, and potentially higher consumer and business spending resulting from the Republican tax cuts, could accelerate inflation this year. "If inflation moves higher then the chances of a fourth rate hike go up". So it is impressive that the Fed has materially lifted rates and tightened polic...

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  • Best Strains to Enjoy for Super Bowl Sunday
Best Strains to Enjoy for Super Bowl Sunday

But somehow beleaguered backup Nick Foles managed to guide the Eagles to the promised land, the Patriots did what the Patriots do, and here we are. Odds makers are picking New England and Tom Brady to come out on top. Not if they can't sub in because the no-huddle doesn't allow it. But again, I'm not that sold on these Patriots.

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  • FDA Intervenes With Anti-Diarrhea Drug Packaging
FDA Intervenes With Anti-Diarrhea Drug Packaging

Loperamide is an over-the-counter medication taken to ease the symptoms of diarrhea. The agency wants brands to use the blister pack model, where the pills are individually wrapped. The majority of reported cases where heart problems developed were due to intentional abuse. In a statement, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb M.D. called for immediate...

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  • Eagles' Alshon Jeffery: 'We're Bringing That Trophy Back to Philly'
Eagles' Alshon Jeffery: 'We're Bringing That Trophy Back to Philly'

We're bringing that trophy back to Philly. "That's in the past". "I'd been there five years", said Jeffery, who will start in Sunday's Super Bowl . Of course the Eagles aren't going to back down. Agholor has been relatively quiet in the playoffs, with his 7 targets trailing Zach Ertz (13), Alshon Jeffery (10), and even Torrey Smith (12).

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  • Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Really Bugged by Flu
Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Really Bugged by Flu

Lockler says, before pretending to sneeze into her arm to demonstrate how to minimize the risk of spreading the flu. Lockler said she has been most concerned with what she has seen in the hospital. "I tend to be sarcastic in all my speaking, but if it's taken wrong I would definitely apologize to that group that misheard my message because of my ...

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  • AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Sold by Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Sold by Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC

Phill Gross increased its stake in Electronic Arts Inc (EA) by 6.51% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cadinha And Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 23,903 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for AbbVie's Q1 2018 earnings at $1.73 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.87 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings a...

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  • Northern Cross developer 'shocked and outraged' by rejection
Northern Cross developer 'shocked and outraged' by rejection

Eversource notified investors Thursday that the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee voted to deny its application for the 192-mile project, which is created to carry hydroelectricity from Canada into New England. The New England Power Generators Association, which advocates for competitive wholesale power markets, said the Northern Pass proje...

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  • Dogs More Likely to Bite You if You're Nervous
Dogs More Likely to Bite You if You're Nervous

The study, based on a survey of almost 700 people, found that nearly a quarter of people said they had been bitten at least once during their life. More than half of respondents reported that they had been bitten by a dog they did not know and one in four respondents said they had been bitten before.

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  • Delhi again shamed:16-year-old found dead in school's toilet
Delhi again shamed:16-year-old found dead in school's toilet

In a killing with much resemblance with the murder of Ryan International School student Pradyuman Thakur , a Class 9 student of the Jeevan Jyoti Senior Secondary School in Sadatpur area in northeast Delhi's Karawal Nagar was found dead inside the washroom of the school on Thursday.

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  • 'I'm a good guy who made a bad decision'
'I'm a good guy who made a bad decision'

The company says it wants to have clear policies for content creators to follow. 'For example, on issues of hate speech we work with the Anti-Defamation League in the USA and on issues of self-harm, we work with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

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  • Breast cancer treatments may increase the risk of heart disease
Breast cancer treatments may increase the risk of heart disease

You're probably thinking heart disease. Identifying at-risk patients is crucial. There's a new warning about the connection between breast cancer and the leading killer of women: heart disease. Some small studies suggest that administering common chemotherapy agents in new ways may reduce heart disease risks. "We're dedicated to improving d...

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  • Manchester United Tried To Sell One Player On Transfer Deadline Day
Manchester United Tried To Sell One Player On Transfer Deadline Day

However, United have lost only once at home this season, and we don't expect them to have any trouble in securing three points on Saturday. During a press conference on Friday, Mourinho said: "They are working on the pitch but not yet with us as a group so they are not very close a return".

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  • Alabama Department of Public Health investigating 54 flu-related deaths
Alabama Department of Public Health investigating 54 flu-related deaths

The flu can also be more unsafe for infants or toddlers, the elderly or those with lung issues. The FluView State Summary for week one (ending on Jan.6, 2018) in New Jersey, reported that there has been a staggering total of 1,183 influenza and pneumonia related deaths this flu season.

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