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Medical Snowfall totals for March 21 nor'easter
Author: 0 Snowfall totals for March 21 nor'easter

Cars travel on Interstare 50 westbound in Prince George's country as a late March snow storm hits the Washington D.C. region. The National Weather Service has reports of over 19 inches in Bay Shore and Patchogue. The northeast has been plagued with troughs-a meteorological term for areas of low atmospheric pressure-that traps cold air from Canada and moisture from the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico and amplifies and intensifies any disturbance, this time creating a nor'easter.

Medical Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease
Author: 0 Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease

USAID, in partnership with the Ministry of Health, introduced new drugs and more effective treatments to treat drug resistant TB. World Health Organization reported a year ago, that there were 1.7 million deaths in 2016 due to Tuberculosis and over 10.4 million people fell ill with TB, which makes TB the top infectious killer worldwide.

Medical Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy
Author: 0 Britain, Russia trade blame over poisoning of former spy

Photo The British ambassador to Russia , Laurie Bristow, leaving the Foreign Ministry in Moscow on Saturday. On Wednesday Prime Minister Theresa May gave the diplomats - whom she said were undeclared intelligence agents - a week to leave Britain, an order which prompted Russian Federation to retaliate with its own expulsion of 23 British diplomats.

Medical Alzheimer's Disease Will Cost Americans $277 Billion This Year
Author: 0 Alzheimer's Disease Will Cost Americans $277 Billion This Year

Scientists are studing the role of beta-amyloid as a primary culprit in Alzheimer's that gums up the brain, disrupting communication between brain neurons and leading to memory loss. According to the Alzheimer's Research UK, dementia has higher health and social care costs (£11.9bn) than cancer (£5bn) and chronic heart disease (£2.5bn) combined.

Medical Amazon Passes Alphabet as Second-Largest US Company
Author: 0 Amazon Passes Alphabet as Second-Largest US Company

The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 12.5 percent and 3.6 percent respectively. Several analysts have recently commented on the company. At the same time as, it has debt to equity ratio of 1.11 and similar long term debt to equity ratio was 0.89. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,518.47, for a total value of $379,617.50.

Medical Bucharest keeps low European Union ranking in worldwide quality of living survey
Author: 0 Bucharest keeps low European Union ranking in worldwide quality of living survey

They are followed by Munich (4), Vancouver (5), Duesseldorf (6), Frankfurt (7), Geneva (8), Copenhagen (9), and Basel in 10th place. Said Mario Ferraro, Mercer's global mobility practice leader - Asia, Middle East, Africa and Turkey: "The best liveable cities can attract executives in multinational businesses, like Singapore which is the top ranked Asian city in Mercer's 2018 quality of living ranking".

Medical Nevada Has Best Comeback in NCAA Tournament History
Author: 0 Nevada Has Best Comeback in NCAA Tournament History

When the game ended, a raucous celebration ensued. Nevada faces No. 11 Loyola Chicago at 7:07 p.m. Thursday in an Elite Eight matchup at Philips Arena in Atlanta. Nevada called its second timeout with 15:43 left in the half, and though it eventually got within seven, it couldn't quite capitalize on Cincinnati's cold spell.

Medical Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff
Author: 0 Russia Expels 23 British Diplomats In Ex-Spy Poisoning Standoff

They said there "no plausible alternative explanation" for the use of the Soviet-designed nerve agent other than Russian responsibility. Relations between the two nations have deteriorated rapidly since the March 4 nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, in the English city of Salisbury.

Medical Parkland Shooting Surveillance Video Shows Deputy Stayed Outside
Author: 0 Parkland Shooting Surveillance Video Shows Deputy Stayed Outside

Video footage released Thursday from the Florida school where 17 people were killed on Valentine's Day appears to confirm that a sheriff's deputy did not try to confront the gunman accused of staging the massacre . After that initial footage, the details in the footage illuminate very little further than that he travelled to the building, and apparently did not immediately enter.

Medical NCAA Tournament Watch Guide, Day 2: Second Verse, Same As The First?
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Watch Guide, Day 2: Second Verse, Same As The First?

Jordan and Martin both knew the Bulldogs (20-13) needed more than just big numbers to be successful this season. Tony Hinkle, for whom the Bulldogs' venerable Arena was changed from Butler Arena to Hinkle Arena, was in his sixth of 41 years coaching Butler when the Bulldogs bested Charles Bassett's Razorbacks , 37-21 on January 2, 1931, at Butler Arena.

Medical Vladimir Putin set to lead Russian Federation for another six years
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin set to lead Russian Federation for another six years

Asked by a Reuters reporter why they voted, one said: "To be honest, we were forced to". "It's not something you can argue about", she said at a cafe Saturday. An elderly woman visits a polling station during the presidential election in Moscow. For older voters, Moscow health authorities will be offering free cancer screenings at selected polling stations.

Medical Spurs thrash Swans to book semi-final date
Author: 0 Spurs thrash Swans to book semi-final date

When you are one of the big clubs, there is pressure to win every game you play. The victory raised Tottenham's hopes of a first trophy since they won the League Cup in 2008. Academy graduate Harry Winks is also likely to miss out due to a persistent ankle problem that has hampered his game time throughout the course of the season.

Medical FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes
Author: 0 FDA planning to lower nicotine in cigarettes

Tobacco products remain the only legal consumer products that are lethal when used as directed. "We see a historic opportunity here to potentially more rapidly migrate cigarette users into products that are modified-risk", Gottlieb said, adding that "the jury's still out" on whether e-cigarettes present a net gain to public health.

Medical Another flu death reported in Pitt County
Author: 0 Another flu death reported in Pitt County

Department of Public Health numbers from last week show that 112 people have died from the virus since the start of the season in late August 2017. The low numbers of people getting flu shots are troubling, especially now that this year's flu season is one of the worst America has seen in six years.

Medical Facebook played a key role in spreading hate speech against the Rohingya
Author: 0 Facebook played a key role in spreading hate speech against the Rohingya

After the exodus of almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from the country, Myanmar's military is building bases where some of their homes and mosques once stood, Amnesty International said on Monday, citing new evidence from satellite imagery. He told the annual meeting of the Human Rights Council that there are credible reports of indiscriminate or disproportionate attacks, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, destruction of property and pillage, torture and inhumane treatment, rape, ...

Medical Finland tops World Happiness Report; Australia among top ten
Author: 0 Finland tops World Happiness Report; Australia among top ten

The report seeks to explain how America - which was once towards the top of the table - has now slipped to 18th place despite having one of the highest incomes per capita. The country descended from last year's 110th position. It considered factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption in its examination.

Medical By The Numbers: Westbrook Records 100th Triple-Double
Author: 0 By The Numbers: Westbrook Records 100th Triple-Double

Seldom, if ever, have Steven Adams' legendary healing powers been more important than right now as the Oklahoma City Thunder steel themselves for a pivotal last 12 games of the NBA's regular season. Hawks: Coach Mike Budenholzer received a technical foul for complaining about a no-call late in the first quarter. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Thunder are 6-point road favorites to beat the Hawks while the over/under now sits at 214.5 points.

Medical United Nations Says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Needs to see a Psychiatrist
Author: 0 United Nations Says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Needs to see a Psychiatrist

This was the call made by China as it urged the global community, particularly the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights , to "respect the sovereignty of the Philippines and the will of its people, view the outcomes of the Philippines' fight against drug and terrorism in a comprehensive, unbiased and objective way, and support its efforts to move forward its human rights cause in light of its national conditions".

Medical Met Opera sacks James Levine after abuse probe
Author: 0 Met Opera sacks James Levine after abuse probe

The Met's statement said that its investigation found Levine "engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct towards vulnerable artists in the early stages of their careers". The Met said that more than 70 people were interviewed in their investigation. The man, who is now 48 and whose name has not been revealed , said the abuse continued for years and drove him to the brink of suicide.

Medical Autonomous flying taxi firm, backed by Google co-founder, unveils first plane
Author: 0 Autonomous flying taxi firm, backed by Google co-founder, unveils first plane

It's been nearly a year since the company showed off a vehicle called Flyer , which was a much more cut-down affair that looked best designed for some new kind of aero-aquatic sport. Cora can fly 500 feet to 3,000 feet above ground, has a 36-foot wingspan and can go at a speed of up to 100 miles an hour. The US Federal Aviation Administration now lacks a certification basis to accept the airworthiness of such vehicles to transport fare-paying passengers.

Medical INX media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court for bail
Author: 0 INX media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court for bail

The editor had posed a question as to whether Justice Muralidhar, who was part of the bench which had passed the order granting protection to Karti Chidambaram , was a junior of former UPA minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram . I can not be sent to a common bathroom. I am appalled. There is a mala fide intent in opposing it. We are outraged with the CBI stand on Karti's plea.

Medical WHO Lists 'Disease X' As Newest Member Of Deadliest Diseases
Author: 0 WHO Lists 'Disease X' As Newest Member Of Deadliest Diseases

Code-named " Disease X ", this mystery pathogen hasn't even been discovered yet, but the looming threat of its nearly certain inevitability has secured it a place on the WHO's "most dangerous" list: a catalogue of potential future epidemics for which countermeasures are insufficient - or don't exist at all.

Medical International Solar Alliance drops limits on membership
Author: 0 International Solar Alliance drops limits on membership

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi , at the International Solar Alliance founding conference in New Delhi . The ISA is a treaty based alliance of 121 countries, and the summit here will represent the first movement in terms of real action as the world makes an effort to move towards renewable sources of energy.

Medical Hasin Jahan comes up with yet another statement against Mohammed Shami
Author: 0 Hasin Jahan comes up with yet another statement against Mohammed Shami

She also told to media that he had changed his behavior when he found his cellphone missing and if I catch his cell phone he would have rushed to UP and would've filed divorce. Only patch up will do good for us and our daughter. "He's making up all sorts of things to save himself from allegations". Jahan also accuses Shami's family members of harassing her for more than 2-3-years and threatening her of killing her.

Author: 0 Rafael 'Ted' Cruz derides election opponent for going by nickname

If we can get this turnout in a primary - in which historically fewer people vote - imagine what we can do in the general election in November. And he's the biggest draw on a Democratic ballot that is otherwise littered with little-known candidates for statewide office who've struggled to raise attention and money.

Medical 2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction
Author: 0 2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction

Women and families choose to freeze their eggs or embryos for a number of reasons to try and have a baby at a later date. They do not know yet if it was a mechanical malfunction or human error. The liquid nitrogen freezer held about 2,000 egg and embryo specimens, according to James Liu, chairman of the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UH Cleveland Medical Center.

Medical Mohammad Shami: Contract on hold after adultery and domestic violence claims
Author: 0 Mohammad Shami: Contract on hold after adultery and domestic violence claims

Former Indian skipper MS Dhoni took to Facebook to say something about the controversies that Shami is facing from his wife Hasin Jahan . "She is Shabnaz staying samba, She is also Mohammed shami s girlfriend", read the post. Media reports suggested that Jahan is mulling legal action against Shami and his family members. Can not say anything about the case till the time I get to know everything.

Medical Delhi High Court grants Karti protection from arrest
Author: 0 Delhi High Court grants Karti protection from arrest

The Court also issued a notice to ED and Centre on Karti's plea. He had also approached the Supreme Court alleging that the ED had no jurisdiction to conduct investigations unrelated to the allegations in the FIR lodged by CBI on 15 May, 2017.

Medical Fortnite Battle Royale Is Coming To Mobile Devices With Cross Play
Author: 0 Fortnite Battle Royale Is Coming To Mobile Devices With Cross Play

What most gamers are wondering about is gameplay; will it be the full version of Fortnite available on PC and consoles, or will it be a dumbed-down version of the game with basic mechanics and frustrating on-screen controls? The developer has plenty of experience on mobile , seeing how it co-developed the three Infinity Blade games with Chair Entertainment.

Medical Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia expected to buy 48 Typhoon jets from UK

Britain credits Saudi intelligence sharing with saving British lives and has licensed billions of pounds of weapons and ammunition sales to Saudi Arabia. It pits Saudi Arabia's Sunni Muslim monarchy against Yemen's Houthi rebel movement, which is backed by Shiite Muslim power Iran. Before his visit, the 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had emphasised the importance of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia regarding security.

Medical 'Ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya continues
Author: 0 'Ethnic cleansing' of Myanmar's Rohingya continues

The military's statement maintained that "illegal Bengalis" were responsible for violence in Rakhine State, using a term preferred by the majority of Myanmar to infer Rohingya are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh . Living conditions for refugees remain extremely hard despite a growing worldwide response, but the United Nations refugee agency said the threat from elephants had emerged as a new concern.

Medical Cavs' Love opens up about panic attack during game
Author: 0 Cavs' Love opens up about panic attack during game

Suddenly, all the things that drew me to the school triggered a feeling I'd never experienced. "This was new territory for me, and it was pretty confusing", Love wrote. Nor did most people outside of the organization. However, the 29-year-old was not comfortable talking about what happened. But it was real - as real as a broken hand or a sprained ankle.

Medical FDA Approves Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Mutation Test
Author: 0 FDA Approves Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Mutation Test

In a prepared statement, Donald St. Pierre, acting director of the office of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Health in the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, called the approval a step forward with "a lot of caveats". The agency also noted that most cancers do not arise from genetic mutations but more likely from a combination of factors, including lifestyle and environmental factors.

Medical Four Reasons Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Getting Worse, Not Better
Author: 0 Four Reasons Why the Opioid Epidemic Is Getting Worse, Not Better

Wisconsin and DE each saw a more than 100 percent increase in opioid-related emergencies a year ago. The exact number was not released. Significant quarterly rate increases were seen from the third quarter of 2016 to the third quarter of 2017 in 10 states; rates decreased significantly in one state.

Medical N gains control of Senate, say media
Author: 0 N gains control of Senate, say media

Shahbaz has done heavy groundwork there, riding on his past as the province's governor. After the Saturday's polls to elect 52 senators in place of those retiring on March 11, PML-N emerged as the leading party having 33 members in the upper house, 20 short of required number needed for the top slot of chairman.

Medical National Football League insiders: Seahawk Michael Bennett traded to the Eagles
Author: 0 National Football League insiders: Seahawk Michael Bennett traded to the Eagles

Philly has plenty of depth in their front seven, but Bennett can help them go to a new level of dominance. "That's part of the game". They were rumored to be shopping around the slightly overpaid veteran Vinny Curry over the weekend. Bennett, who sat during the national anthem last season to protest social issues, enters an organization that has been accepting of social advocates on the team.

Medical Teens exposed to five toxic chemicals from E-cigarettes Video
Author: 0 Teens exposed to five toxic chemicals from E-cigarettes Video

According to Pediatrics , researchers have done studies on middle school students and high school students who smoke e-cigarettes in comparison to those who smoke traditional and gathered some significant results. The relatively small study tested 67 teenagers who reported vaping, compared to 16 teens who both vape and smoke traditional tobacco cigarettes. However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns there is enough evidence that vaping can be harmful to teens.

Medical Emergency departments see 30% spike in opioid overdoses, CDC says
Author: 0 Emergency departments see 30% spike in opioid overdoses, CDC says

The largest regional increase occurred in the Midwest, which saw a 69.7 percent jump in opioid overdoses, according to the report . "Long before we receive data from death certificates, emergency department data can point to alarming increases in opioid overdoses", said CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat , M.D.in a press release.