• Indian Premier League 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders skipper
Indian Premier League 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders skipper

Talking about his mild image on the field, the wicket-keeper batsman said he likes to show aggression in his own way. In terms of body language I might not be out there in the face but I know deep down that I'm thoroughly aggressive in the way I play cricket.

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  • M*A*S*H Actor David Ogden Stiers Dead At 75
M*A*S*H Actor David Ogden Stiers Dead At 75

Stiers joined the cast of M*A*S*H in 1977, playing Winchester as an arrogant aristocrat and surgeon who filled a major void in the show after the departure of the Frank Burns character. Olympic Committee. In addition to his live-action work, Stiers was a successful voice actor, most notably voicing Cogsworth in Disney's 1991 classic Beauty a...

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  • Nasty Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing
Nasty Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing

But in years when the H3N2 type of flu virus circulates - as it is this year - the vaccine tends to be less protective. The study , from the journal Eurosurveillance, found that the flu vaccine was only 10 percent effective against H3N2 (the main flu subtype going around in the United States this season) among adults in Canada.

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  • Contaminated melon riddled with listeria kills three in Australia
Contaminated melon riddled with listeria kills three in Australia

Many more cases are expected. There have been six cases in NSW and three in Queensland. Vicky Sheppeard, director of communicable disease for the New South Wales Health Authority has warned people vulnerable with listeriosis to discard melons bought before the first of March.

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

Long delays and cancellations of public transport seem very likely. On Friday morning 20 to 30 vehicles were freed after they became stuck in snow on the A92 near Inverbervie in Aberdeenshire shortly before 7am. In addition to schools, some universities and nurseries have also been forced to close. HEAVY SNOW falls across UK - See the latest pi...

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  • Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event
Embattled Cabinet members attend White House opioid event

He ended his remarks by circling back to opioid companies, saying that "hopefully we can do some litigation" against them. These people can kill 2,000, 3000 people, and nothing happen to them. Despite reports at the time suggesting Trump would love such a policy but felt it unlikely that he would find widespread support for executing drug dealers...

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  • INEC discovers 299 foreigners on voter register
INEC discovers 299 foreigners on voter register

The chairman of the commission, Mahmoud Yakubu, stated this on Friday at the quarterly consultative meeting of the commission with security agencies under the auspices of the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES).

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  • In Your Opinion: Let's return to real meaning of Second Amendment
In Your Opinion: Let's return to real meaning of Second Amendment

As to why a 19-year-old can legally get a gun, the Second Amendment refers to a "well-regulated militia" as necessary for our freedom. This publication agrees that certain people should not have access to firearms at all , however we also recognize the dire importance of not infringing on the Constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens.

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  • MET Eireann extend Status Red Alert
MET Eireann extend Status Red Alert

Snow and rain can be expected in the south and southwest - bringing more chaos and travel disruptions. Tragically, the wintry bombardment over the past few days has led to several people losing their lives, including a seven-year-old girl after a auto crashed into a house in Cornwall.

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  • Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory
Indian government issues official statement rebuking Trudeau's Sikh terrorist conspiracy theory

He was also charged - but not convicted - in the 1985 attack on Ujjal Dosanjh, who later became British Columbia premier and a federal Liberal Cabinet minister. The MEA's reaction came hours after Trudeau, while speaking in the Canadian Parliament, backed the official who floated the rogue Indian elements theory.

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  • Flu Activity 'Decreased' for First Time in 2018
Flu Activity 'Decreased' for First Time in 2018

In its weekly report Friday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the flu peaked in early February and is now on the decline. "It's not typically the same all around, but I think this season seems a little bit more mixed", he said. "We're still faced with this challenge, this technical challenge of getting a H3N2 to ...

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  • Obire Congratulates APC NEC, Delta Exco Over Tenure Extension
Obire Congratulates APC NEC, Delta Exco Over Tenure Extension

By this, the former Edo state governor will again lead the party to battle in the 2019 general election. Amidst mixed reactions trailing one-year extension granted his national working committee, National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Chief Odigie Oyegun has said that he would be willing to make sacrifices to ensure that peac...

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  • Activist group changes Las Vegas billboard to read 'Shoot A School Kid'
Activist group changes Las Vegas billboard to read 'Shoot A School Kid'

The message, which had said "Shoot a.50 caliber only $29", was taken down within hours and police were investigating. An artist collective called INDECLINE took credit for the vandalism, saying that it wanted to address gun control. The billboard is about 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) from where a gunman a year ago killed 58 people and injured more ...

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  • Have a Glance at Papa John's Intl (PZZA)
Have a Glance at Papa John's Intl (PZZA)

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, December 22 by Jefferies. Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0.78 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 7 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.81 and low estimates of $0.72, however Papa John's Intl (NASDAQ: PZZA ) reported $0.77 earnings per shar...

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  • High wind watch in effect Thursday night through late Friday
High wind watch in effect Thursday night through late Friday

There are already several thousand BGE customers without power this morning, MARC Train has suspended all service due to severe weather conditions, and downed trees have caused numerous traffic issues. Strong wind gusts will be a concern all day across North Carolina. Typically, about three to five times each year from late fall to early spri...

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  • Diabetes falls into five types, not just two
Diabetes falls into five types, not just two

Genetic analysis of the five subgroups revealed that all of them are genetically distinct from one another, but it is not clear from the study if there are different causes or if patients can change type over time. The mild diabetes related to age, which was most common (affecting between 39 and 47 percent of patients). "This is the first step ...

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  • Number of flu-related deaths in CT jumps to 105
Number of flu-related deaths in CT jumps to 105

North Carolina health officials say the 18 new flu deaths were reported between February 18 and February 24. That's less than half of the number of cases reported just a week earlier in the state, the AP reports. "This flu season really reminds us how bad flu is". There were 737 confirmed flu cases last week among the state's seven largest hospit...

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  • United Nations condemns killing of aid workers in Borno
United Nations condemns killing of aid workers in Borno

A United Nations spokeswoman in Abuja, Samantha Newport , said the attack happened " after dark " outside a camp housing some 55,000 people displaced by the conflict. A military vehicle was also seized in the attack, he added. She called for urgent funding to support 4.4 million people in Chad, including refugees, returnees and internally disp...

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  • 'African Mona Lisa' fetches £1.2m at auction in London
'African Mona Lisa' fetches £1.2m at auction in London

Instead, they set a record for Enwonwu's work. "It has been a legendary painting for 40 years, everybody keeps talking about Tutu , saying 'where is Tutu ?' " said acclaimed novelist Ben Okri , who told the AFP the portrait has taken somewhat of a mythical status back in his native Nigeria .

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  • DA Says McFadden Must Register As A Sex Offender
DA Says McFadden Must Register As A Sex Offender

Rubinstein told KREX 5 News that McFadden does not even have to register as a sex offender. This past June, the Colorado Court of Appeals threw out his conviction, also ruling he could not be retried. Rubenstein says that McFadden had asked for a continuance of his trial twice, meaning that his right to a speedy trial was automatically waived. ...

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  • Doctor Performs Brain Surgery On Wrong Patient
Doctor Performs Brain Surgery On Wrong Patient

A mix-up in ID tags leads the incorrect patient to be wheeled into theatre, where medics search for a non-existent blood clot. Surgeons only discovered the mistake after failing to find a clot in the brain of the man whose head they had opened.

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  • Gov. Scott Pushes School Safety Reform In Palm Beach County
Gov. Scott Pushes School Safety Reform In Palm Beach County

The governor's proposal comes after emergency meetings Scott organized with law enforcement, school administrators, teachers, mental health experts and state agency leadership, as well as meetings the governor hosted with Stoneman Douglas High School students.

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  • Boko Haram Kidnaps 110 More Schoolgirls in Nigeria
Boko Haram Kidnaps 110 More Schoolgirls in Nigeria

The town of 15,000, which is a three hour drive from the city of Maiduguri, where the insurgency was born, has long feared an attack by Boko Haram . There is a feeling that no lessons have been learnt by current administration, which come to power partly because of the public anger over the way the previous government had handled the Chibok abdu...

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  • Two dead after rockmelon listeria outbreak
Two dead after rockmelon listeria outbreak

Typically, one third of cases die. The Victorian Health Department would not release details about the three victims to respect their families, but said their ages range from 65 to 88 and include three men and two women. These symptoms can take up to a few weeks to appear. The outbreak started in Nericon, New South Wales, with the grower ceasin...

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  • Trump's Reported Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Might Be Fake
Trump's Reported Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Might Be Fake

In January, Henrik Urdal, manager of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, told The Associated Press that Trump had been nominated for the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize but said the nomination "still lacks a strong academic justification". Though he did not provide any further details, Agence France-Presse reported it is possible the nomination was submi...

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