Shoppers react to Toys R Us store closures

CEO David Brandon told employees Wednesday the company's plan is to liquidate all of its USA stores, according to an audio recording of the meeting obtained by The Associated Press . President and owner Negendra Raina told us while he is sad to se... More..

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Trump's State, CIA picks face confirmation fights in Senate
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Trump's State, CIA picks face confirmation fights in Senate

Now, as he fires top aides who were a moderating force and replaces them with loyalists who share his world view and won't object to his most controversial impulses, his administration is fast becoming a presid...More..

Flu deaths rise to 20 in Central Alberta
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Flu deaths rise to 20 in Central Alberta

For the past several weeks, the number of new hospitalizations related to the flu has continued to drop. The infection rate has reached 7.7 percent, which equals the peak of the 2009 swine flu pandemic. Do yo...More..

Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the push is part of a broad effort to slash smoking rates from 15 percent of Americans to about 1 percent. The FDA is seeking additional research and data for public r...More..

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria remains 52nd; Argentina, Croatia, Iceland among top 20
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria remains 52nd; Argentina, Croatia, Iceland among top 20

The Pharaohs now have 687 points in the rankings now sit fifth amongst other teams in the African continent, following Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The team, which did not pl...More..

Fit women cut dementia risk by 90 per cent, study finds
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Fit women cut dementia risk by 90 per cent, study finds

When the highly fit women did develop dementia , they developed the disease an average of 11 years later than those women who were moderately fit. For the study, 191 women with an average age of 50 took a bi...More..

26-30 Railcard national trial launches but website struggles with demand
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

26-30 Railcard national trial launches but website struggles with demand

Those on the website took to Twitter to express frustration. To apply for the millennial railcard, firstly you will need to do so very quickly on the 26-30 Railcard website. Tom Drury, from London , wrot...More..

The key drivers behind U.S. healthcare spending may surprise you
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

The key drivers behind U.S. healthcare spending may surprise you

Despite beliefs to the contrary, "the USA has lower rates of physician visits and days spent in the hospital than other nations", said the report . Belief: The quality of health care is much lower in th...More..

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Suspected Herdsmen Kill 25 Persons In Fresh Plateau Attack

The army, however, said while conducting a search, 23 dead bodies were discovered at Mararaba Dare, while some weapons were recovered. 25 people were killed in an attack carried out by suspected herdsmen in ...More..

Health Alert: Officials Confirm 1st Measles Case In Michigan This Year
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Health Alert: Officials Confirm 1st Measles Case In Michigan This Year

New Jersey residents who were on the same flight as the child will be notified by their local health department, the state Department of Health said. On Jan. It can also cause a pregnant woman to have a miscarr...More..

Stephen Hawking's theory on everything, in his words
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Stephen Hawking's theory on everything, in his words

Stay classy Texas: Conservative Christian lawmaker Briscoe Cain mocks Stephen Hawking for being an atheist only hours after he died . Hawking , who died peacefully at his home in the British university to...More..

Smokers at Greater Risk of Hearing Loss
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Smokers at Greater Risk of Hearing Loss

The worldwide research organization Kantar conducted qualitative and quantitative interviews with 17,421 smokers, ex-smokers and non-smokers in Brazil, France, Greece, India, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Malawi, New...More..

Court upholds majority of 'sanctuary cities' law
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Court upholds majority of 'sanctuary cities' law

Lawyers for Texas said the law helped ensure conformity across the state on the application of immigration law and prevented localities from adopting positions of non-cooperation with federal authorities. His...More..

Researchers attribute 250K annual CVD deaths in United States to lead exposure
by | Thursday, March 15, 2018

Researchers attribute 250K annual CVD deaths in United States to lead exposure

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to remove workers from exposure when their blood lead levels rise to 50 µg/dL in the construction industry or 60 µg/dL in other...More..

Volusia slips to 44th, Flagler 14th in Florida health rankings
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Volusia slips to 44th, Flagler 14th in Florida health rankings

Union County, with a population of about 15,000, was ranked the 67th or lowest county in the state. The 2018 County Health Rankings were released on Wednesday and recognized Boone County as the number one c...More..

India harassing diplomat's kids on way to school: Pak
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

India harassing diplomat's kids on way to school: Pak

To register a protest, Indian deputy high commission JP Singh was summoned by Pakistan on Tuesday. Official notes were sent to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad and the External Affairs Ministry in Ne...More..

Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Nigeria's President Reportedly Negotiates Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

The chairman, who encouraged government to go for dialogue to hasten return of the girls, said "the fact that the insurgents provide room for negotiation gives us hope for safe return of our daughters". Buhari ...More..

Broncos Going After Keenum At Quarterback
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Broncos Going After Keenum At Quarterback

Although often maligned by the talking heads on TV, Keenum's two seasons as the part-time starter for a really bad St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams team were better than advertised. With Keenum on board, the Broncos ...More..

Nebraska to play Mississippi State in the NIT tournament
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Nebraska to play Mississippi State in the NIT tournament

The 2018 NIT is the 25th postseason appearance in school history and 18th time NU has been selected for the NIT . No. 4-seeded Mississippi State is 22-11 and went 9-9 in the Southeastern Conference this ...More..

Pic Talk: Virushka's lovestruck Pic Goes Viral
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Pic Talk: Virushka's lovestruck Pic Goes Viral

The last Anushka Sharma Virat Kohli photo created a huge buff among fans. While Anushka Sharma shared a pic of kissing hubby Virat on his cheek, the Indian skipper shared pic of the couple chilling at the...More..

QB-needy teams have reached out to Drew Brees' agent
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

QB-needy teams have reached out to Drew Brees' agent

It was highly expeected Brees was returning to New Orleans , but they have yet to sign an extension. The New Orleans Saints haven't yet locked up free-agent QB Drew Brees , but they're working behind the ...More..

Glitch At Fertility Clinic Exposes Vulnerabilities In System For Women Freezing Eggs
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Glitch At Fertility Clinic Exposes Vulnerabilities In System For Women Freezing Eggs

In a class action lawsuit, they allege the hospital failed "to maintain, inspect, monitor, and/or test their liquid nitrogen storage tanks". "We don't know the reasons why yet, but we do know that the tempera...More..

INX Media case: ED can't arrest Karti till March 20
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

INX Media case: ED can't arrest Karti till March 20

Karti was produced in the court of special judge Sunil Rana , before whom CBI counsel VK Sharma moved an application for judicial custody. P Chidambaram was also present in the courtroom. Earlier on March 10...More..

Haseeb Drabu dropped by Mehbooba Mufti
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Haseeb Drabu dropped by Mehbooba Mufti

However, the party eventually made a decision to elevate Mehbooba as the CM. He (Drabu) is highly qualified. "Mr. Drabu talked to me for hours and while praising our efforts for liberation of Jammu Kashmir from...More..

World set for new disease worse than Ebola and SARS
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

World set for new disease worse than Ebola and SARS

Ultimately, the WHO said that each of the eight diseases in its priority list pose "major public health risks", and require further research and development efforts, "including surveillance and diagnostic...More..

Trump Just Likes Funny Names, Says Mnuchin In Defense Of Rally Vulgarities
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Trump Just Likes Funny Names, Says Mnuchin In Defense Of Rally Vulgarities

The president's train of thought began with North Korea, a topic he'd been asked about on Meet the Press almost 20 years ago: "Did you ever see the story where, it's 1999, I'm on Meet the Press , a show now ...More..

Kenya stun United States as they enter Canada Sevens finals
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Kenya stun United States as they enter Canada Sevens finals

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team captain Seremaia Tuwai was speechless after winning the Canada 7s. The second half was a case of things fall apart for Kenya as Fiji scored 19 unanswered points to pull away with...More..

URI falls to Davidson in A-10 title game
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

URI falls to Davidson in A-10 title game

It is Davidson's first-ever A-10 Championship. Cyril Langevine made a free throw with 2:49 left for URI's last points. Top-seeded and No. 25 Rhode Island looked like a lock to get into the field of 68 no matt...More..

by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

No Vote On Pension Bill As Teachers, State Workers Protest

Senate Bill 48, also known as the Child Bride Bill, was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday and will now be voted on in the Senate. A spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that law...More..

Hockey: England 7 Malaysia 2
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Hockey: England 7 Malaysia 2

After a big win over Malaysia, it seemed that the Indian team has made a comeback and against Ireland they made a 2-1 lead in the 26th minute. The dominant Australia, however, found hard to crack England's st...More..