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Medical Look up! Lyrid meteor shower is here
Author: 0 Look up! Lyrid meteor shower is here

These "shooting stars" are also known as fireballs. How can I see the Lyrid Meteor shower? They are created by debris from the comet Thatcher, which takes about 415 years to orbit around the sun, according to Time and Date.com . A meteor shower isn't like a rain shower-it doesn't have a definitive beginning and end. It will peak Friday night when skies should be clearer and up to 15 meteors per hour will be possible.

Medical Three-run homer by Pujols helps Angels over Astros, 5-2
Author: 0 Three-run homer by Pujols helps Angels over Astros, 5-2

Correa sustained the injury after being hit by a pitch in Saturday's game against the Oakland Athletics. In Tuesday's matchup, the Angels scored four runs in the fifth inning on the way to a 5-2 victory. Whether any of that was directly related, the Angels nonetheless got some better results. He didn't hit his second homer until September a year ago.

Medical Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea
Author: 0 Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Lederer, Mari Yamaguchi, Jill Colvin and staff members of The Associated Press; by Keith Zhai, Henry Meyer and Ilya Arkhipov of Bloomberg News; and by Mark Landler, Jane Perlez and staff members of The New York Times . Now, with tempers flaring in North Korea and Donald Trump sitting in the Oval Office, that type of order seems to be a real possibility. The two sides were expected to agree on principles and a process for further detailed discussions between ministries.

Medical Leeds fans fret over play-off chances on Twitter after shock Wolves loss
Author: 0 Leeds fans fret over play-off chances on Twitter after shock Wolves loss

Noel Whelan admits he is anxious about the psychological damage the Leeds United players will have suffered from losing at home against Wolverhampton Wanderers and slipping out of the playoff places. It's still a really good situation for us. We spent so long in there with the points advantage and we don't have that luxury anymore. "We're on the hunt now".

Medical Poll finds people think marijuana is safer than opioids
Author: 0 Poll finds people think marijuana is safer than opioids

And parents who have tried marijuana are less concerned about the potential risks than those who haven't. And 89 percent support legalizing marijuana for recreational use. Commissioned by Yahoo News and performed by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, the survey queried a representative sample of 1,122 people on cellphones and landlines, asking a series of questions that delved into their feelings and perceptions about a plant that has gained public acceptance as voters ...

Author: 0 Gunman shot, killed white men on street at random

A total of 16 rounds were fired in less than a minute in four different locations, Dyer said. Dyer said Muhammad had been identified quickly as the prime suspect in the Motel 6 shooting on April 13 and that police had been urgently seeking him across the Fresno area since then.

Author: 0 Sterling hits highest since December after PM calls for early election

That motion, as set out by the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, will require a two-thirds majority of the House of Commons . Some Britons questioned on social media whether they wanted to cast yet another ballot less than a year after the June referendum and two years after they voted in the last parliamentary poll.

Medical Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugs
Author: 0 Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugs

Officials have released bacteria-infected mosquitoes near Key West, testing a new way to kill the insects that carry Zika and other viruses. A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences molecular biologist has found Zika RNA in a type of mosquito not often associated with the virus.

Medical Bass Pro, Cabela's Recast Deal To Appease Regulators
Author: 0 Bass Pro, Cabela's Recast Deal To Appease Regulators

Cabela's said Monday that Bass Pro will pay $61.50 per share, or $4.2 billion, for the company, down from $65.50 per share, or $4.5 billion. Synovus will sell Cabela's credit card assets and liabilities to Capital One and keep the deposits.

Medical CLR CFF: Clear coffee product vows not to tarnish your teeth
Author: 0 CLR CFF: Clear coffee product vows not to tarnish your teeth

Brothers David and Adam Nagy said the coffee is safe and does not contain any chemicals or sweeteners. Like many other people we struggled with the teeth stains caused by it. Clear coffee is exactly what it sounds like; coffee which is colourless. The coffee is available for purchase online, but it isn't cheap. Now available in London, the Evening Standard says the drink has a strong taste, "like a potent cold brew".

Author: 0 California police seek more suspects after violent rallies

People from both groups used improvised weapons, including sticks and empty Pepsi cans filled with concrete, to harm opponents. One bank boarded up its ATMs before the rally as a precaution. "There weren't innocent people put in harms way", said Berkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin. She called on members of her movement to "realize Trump is only a foot in the door".

Author: 0 Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

He also said it was reassuring that Mr Pence had not cited trade reforms as a pre-condition for the US-South Korea military alliance. Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz class aircraft carrier now undergoing scheduled maintenance at its home port of Yokosuka, Pence said USA intentions remained unwavering in the face of the threat posed by the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions, most recently with a ...

Medical U.S. probing Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 U.S. probing Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack

Syria's Civil Defence volunteer group, also known as The White Helmets, said the death toll was 16, with 20 people injured. U.S. officials have said the Pentagon is looking for any evidence the Russian government knew about or was complicit in Tuesday's chemical attack.

Medical UnitedHealth Prices 2018 Insurance Plans to Include Obamacare Tax
Author: 0 UnitedHealth Prices 2018 Insurance Plans to Include Obamacare Tax

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Medical MI football fans name their son after Jim Harbaugh
Author: 0 MI football fans name their son after Jim Harbaugh

There's another baby Harbaugh in MI, and he's no relation to the University of Michigan's famous football coach Jim Harbaugh. For a couple MI fans, apparently it's their coach. "Something about this kid", Harbaugh, the coach, tweeted, calling the infant a "winner" and a "champ" and telling the Twitter universe to "keep an eye on him".

Medical Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer
Author: 0 Boston Marathon retires Bib 261 for women's pioneer Switzer

Thankfully the Boston Marathon was all smiles this year. Switzer is running again this year on the 50th anniversary of her landmark performance. He ran his first, the Marine Corps marathon in Washington, D.C., in 2015, before completing his inaugural Boston Marathon previous year.

Medical Prince documents unsealed: Opioid prescriptions written in manager's name
Author: 0 Prince documents unsealed: Opioid prescriptions written in manager's name

Autopsy results showed he died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, a synthetic drug 50 times more powerful than heroin. The details from those documents show the possible direction of the criminal investigation into Prince's accidental overdose death nearly exactly a year ago, a death that left fans around the world heartbroken and bewildered.

Medical Tottenham stun Swansea with three late goals
Author: 0 Tottenham stun Swansea with three late goals

Tottenham's title hopes looked over but Dele Alli equalised and Heung-min Son and Christian Eriksen struck in stoppage-time to secure a fifth straight league win. " That's a good lesson for all - belief is the most important thing in football - not only quality, running or being strong", Pochettino said .

Medical Thousands attend helicopter Easter egg drop in Killeen
Author: 0 Thousands attend helicopter Easter egg drop in Killeen

Calvary fellowship's annual Easter egg hunt is a sweet end to Easter services in West Hartford. For those who want to stay closer to sea level, the Thredbo village green will host a kids Easter egg hunt, with 5000 chocolate eggs scattered around the grounds.

Medical Recommendations Changing Slightly For Prostate Cancer Screening
Author: 0 Recommendations Changing Slightly For Prostate Cancer Screening

The task force analyzed new data from two large studies of prostate cancer screening, one based in Europe and the other in the U.S. The European study, with more than a decade of follow-up, found that men who received blood test screening every two to four years with the PSA test lowered their risk of dying from prostate cancer during the study by an average of 20%.

Author: 0 Rudy Gobert Injures Knee 13 Seconds Into Playoff Career

The French big man, who needed to leave just 13 seconds into the game, was diagnosed with a hyperextended knee and bone contusion. All-Star Gordon Hayard finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds while Derrick Favors , thrust into a bigger role due to Gobert's injury, finished with 15 points and six boards.

Medical Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) - The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. "It started with Steve Buckley a few years ago, and [BC baseball] Assistant Coach Greg Sullivan last year, and now the torch is on to me", Frates said.

Author: 0 Zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

The calf's father, Oliver, who watched the birth from an adjacent pen, is a first-time father at the age of 5. The newborn stood up on his wobbly legs about 45 minutes after he was born. "Yes, we have a calf on the ground, it's humbling, but outside of this barn, everything is still going on". Now, the zoo needs help naming him! "We have a park to open in 3 weeks and we have a lot of projects underway", said Patch.

Medical Wisconsin firearms theft suspect in court on state charges
Author: 0 Wisconsin firearms theft suspect in court on state charges

Sullivan said after the hearing that the burglary tool charge refers to a hammer that Jakubowski is accused of using to break the glass on the door to the gun shop. He is not allowed contact with Armageddon supplies or the owner. The gas station clerk thought it was a prank, threw it away, and never called it in.

Author: 0 Police urge man who posted video of murder to turn self in

Police said Stephens broadcast the murder on Facebook live, however, according to a Facebook spokesperson, a video of the murder was uploaded to Facebook after the fact and the alleged killing was not live streamed on the social media site.

Author: 0 France's Would-Be Presidents Rally in Paris Days Before Vote

French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are hoping to bring in big crowds at competing rallies in Paris as the unpredictable race nears its finish. Hours after Trump was elected, Le Pen said, "What happened tonight is not the end of the world, it's the end of a (certain) world". Oliver dedicated much of his show on Sunday to the French election, which he featured as his main segment.

Author: 0 Canada's Government Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

One of the pre-requisites of recreational pot legalization is to have in place an established way to test marijuana intoxication in drivers. The two-part legislation aims to establish a "strict legal framework" for the production, sale, distribution and possession of pot and strengthen measures to crack down on impaired driving.

Medical FIR against army jawans over man being tied to jeep as shield
Author: 0 FIR against army jawans over man being tied to jeep as shield

These stone pelters are paid by Separatists, who are backed by Pakistan's ISI, to create chaos and, at times, help terrorists escape the security forces. Even the by-poll for Anantnag seat should be held under the Governor's rule, ' Abdullah said. Indian army spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that credentials of the video were being verified.

Medical GOP rep calls for Spicer's resignation after Hitler comments
Author: 0 GOP rep calls for Spicer's resignation after Hitler comments

His first attempt to explain compounded his display of ignorance, as he declared that Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing". "There's no comparing atrocities, and it is a very solemn time for so many folks that's part of that, so that's obviously a very hard thing personally to deal with, because you know a lot of people that don't know you wonder why you would do that".

Medical Type 2 Diabetes Increasing Faster Than Type 1 in Children
Author: 0 Type 2 Diabetes Increasing Faster Than Type 1 in Children

When the researchers divided the data on the basis of age, they found a slight difference between 10- to a 14-year-old child and 15- to 19-year-olds. From 2002 to 2012, the rates for both types of diabetes increased, especially among racial and ethnic minorities. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease.

Medical Day care tragedy: 8-year-old suspected in toddler's death
Author: 0 Day care tragedy: 8-year-old suspected in toddler's death

The body of the 1-year-old, identified by his mother as Korey Brown, was found concealed Friday morning in a bedroom of 'Keysha Keepers, ' Muskegon Police Chief Jeffrey Lewis said. "I thought I saw everything", Lewis told MLive .com. Bryanna says a doctor pronounced him dead later that morning at a hospital. Police said the 8-year-old was taken to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus for a mental evaluation.

Medical Almost One-Quarter of Adults Have Cancer-Causing HPV, Research Finds
Author: 0 Almost One-Quarter of Adults Have Cancer-Causing HPV, Research Finds

Almost half of the USA population have HPV , making it the most commonly sexually transmitted infection, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics. But just 30 percent of girls and 25 percent of boys at that age had received all three doses of the HPV vaccine. (However, "catch up" vaccination is also recommended for people ages 13 to 26 who did not previously get the vaccine.) The report also looked at oral HPV infections among Americans ages 18 to 69 in the years ...

Medical Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court, delivers big win for Trump
Author: 0 Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court, delivers big win for Trump

Democrats successfully filibustered the nomination on Thursday but Republicans decide to invoke the "nuclear option", rewriting the rules so the the 60-vote majority regularly required to move forward with a nomination was not necessary. John Thune, R-S.D. "And now we have a great justice on the Supreme Court". He believes a filibuster to be too hopeful in today's split. The yearlong vacancy made the direction of Supreme Court one of the major issues of the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win 121st Boston Marathon

Kirui waved and smiled as he took the tape in a time of 2hr 9min 37sec, with Rupp finishing in second. Kirui outran Galen Rupp of the U.S.to take the men's race in an official time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds. Schar, who won the marathon gold medal at the 2013 World Championships, finished with a time of 1:28:17, also setting a new course record. Also in the field was Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, who ran for the 18th time in 2013 but has skipped the races since ...

Medical Gorillaz Announce North American Tour Dates for This Summer and Fall
Author: 0 Gorillaz Announce North American Tour Dates for This Summer and Fall

It has been nearly seven years since the last body of work we got from the virtual band back in 2010 with their release of Plastic Beach and The Fall . Since 2000, Damon Albarn of Blur fame and illustrator Jamie Hewlett , best known for co-creating the comic book Tank Girl , have been shaping their own alternative rock/hip-hop/what-have-you act with Gorillaz .

Author: 0 Drug Take-Back Day slated for April 29 in Windsor County

Rates of prescription drug abuse in the United States are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health released last month, 6.4 million Americans, ages 12 and over - 2.4 percent of the population - abuse prescription drugs more than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and methamphetamine combined.

Medical FIR against Dinakaran for allegedly offering bribe for AIADMK symbol
Author: 0 FIR against Dinakaran for allegedly offering bribe for AIADMK symbol

Sukesh Chandrasekhar, a Tamil Nadu middleman involved in this case, was arrested by the Delhi Police and cash worth Rs 1.5 crore in his possession was seized. The EC had frozen the "two leaves" symbol before RK Nagar bypoll, recognising the split in party. TTV Dhinakaran meanwhile told the media in Chennai that he does not know who Sukesh Chandrasekar is.

Medical Toyota Plans to Offer a Robotic Leg to Help the Disabled
Author: 0 Toyota Plans to Offer a Robotic Leg to Help the Disabled

It can be fitted around the knee and lower leg which will help the individual to bend and straighten the their joints. Toyota plans to rent about a hundred such systems to medical facilities in Japan by year-end. The field of robotic aids for walking and rehabilitation is growing quickly. Japan's ageing population is seeing a higher occurrence of paralysis due to strokes.

Medical Indongo beats Burns to capture WBA super-lightweight title
Author: 0 Indongo beats Burns to capture WBA super-lightweight title

On the undercard, Scott Cardle lost his British lightweight title to Robbie Barrett and Charlie Edwards became the new domestic super-flyweight champion courtesy of a dominant points win over Iain Butcher . If he can come back from Zlaticanin, he can come back from this. Indongo (22-0, 11 KO) was tactically almost flawless in the fight, using his length and southpaw stance to truly outclass and bedevil Burns (41-6-1, 14 KO) in every round.

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