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CBI arrests Mumbai I-T commissioner, five others on bribery charges

The arrested I-T officer, B B Rajendra Prasad, is an IRS officer of 1992 batch who is now I-T Commissioner (Appeals - 30) in Mumbai, as per the FIR filed by the CBI. Prasad, who was on leave, was arrested in Visakhapatnam and was brought to Mumbai ...

Chipotle investigating possible payment system breach

The scale of the incident remains under investigation, however, officials revealed the probe is focused on all card transactions in restaurants that occurred from 24 March to 18 April this year. Hartung said it was "too early to provide further det...

Success Continues on Day 2 of Penn Relays

Field athletes will be competing Friday and Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational in Austin, Texas. "It's a unique meet. I had faith in Nicole, but she really ran like a champ". And here's another tribute to her speed - she outran homesickness. "I ...

Simulating mom's womb in research to help earliest preemies

But about 30,000 babies are born younger than 26 weeks old in the United States each year. In babies born preterm, the chance of survival at less than 23 weeks is close to zero, while at 23 weeks it is 15%, at 24 weeks 55% and at 25 weeks about 80%...

Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

He accordingly boosted the minutes of second-year off-guard Terry Rozier and well-traveled swingman Gerald Green, elevating Green to a starting nod (and demoting Johnson). Rondo, who was injured in Game 2, will probably be re-evaluated in a week to 1...

Paul Clement says Swansea are up for the fight

We are getting a pretty good price on this bet and as a result I think this is the best option. Swansea City's Fernando Llorente has shot at goal during their Premier League match against Watford at Vicarage Road, April 15, 2017. "It's the first ...

Canada introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

The plan is to have a legalized-pot system in place by the end of June 2018, he added . It follows a court-mandated legalization of marijuana for medical purposes, which was introduced with tight controls in 1999 and later broadened by further court...

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

A new warning to codeine and tramadol labels recommending against their use in adolescents between 12-18 years old who are obese and have conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea or severe lung disease. The agency listed 15 medicines affected by th...

Trump 'Verbally' Confirmed He'll Be at ASEAN Summit in Philippines

The Philippine Star reported that some 4,000 people are expected to attend the event, though Tiotuico said he wasn't sure whether Chinese President Xi Jinping would come. In terms of security preparations, Paynor said the government is beefing up s...

"Super-Earth" offers chance for life outside solar system

There's been compelling evidence lately that some of these planets around red dwarfs could, in fact, retain an atmosphere.That's the case of GJ 1132b , a hellish world with Venus-like temperatures around an M-dwarf star that, despite all odds, see...

Italy sees U.S. supportive over Libya, denies Trump snub

Trump took aim at Canada's dairy industry this week for creating a new lower-priced classification of milk product that he argues hurts USA producers. Both Trudeau and Gentiloni, who met Trump in Washington on Thursday, were keen to display their s...

Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel - with caveats

Prostate cancer is diagnosed in about 180,000 men every year and leads to roughly 26,000 deaths annually. "A discussion to send a PSA test shouldn't happen annually", she said. In a draft recommendation, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force sa...

Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Details are still emerging, but all signs point to a bill that further eliminates key consumer protections including requirements that health insurance cover all needed services and that individuals who are sick do not pay more for coverage - two key...

ADB: Asian growth seen steady, US policy uncertainty a risk

Industry excluding construction is projected to expand by 6.2% and somewhat more in 2018, again mainly on expansion in mining and in food, beverages, and tobacco. "The current account balance will likely deteriorate further in FY2018 to 2.5 percent o...

More births expected for Muslims than Christians worldwide

The report's findings are drawn from the same projections behind a 2015 Pew report that found that the world's Muslim population will match its Christian population by 2070 and surpass it in the decades that follow. The number of religiously unaffi...

Want to know the gender of April the giraffe's baby? Pay up

Keepers at the Animal Adventure Park said Wednesday night that April the Giraffe seemed very distracted, a behavior that vets associate with active labor. Usually, zookeepers work with giraffes for years to prepare them for birth by getting the...

Georgia Storms Roll In, With Tornadoes, Hail Possible

Dozens of school districts in Alabama and Georgia canceled classes while Alabama Governor Robert Bentley issued a state of emergency ahead of the storm front. More than 30 counties in Alabama are closing schools and colleges or planning for early...

Susan Rice: 'Absolutely false' that Obama played politics with intel

As Monday morning dawned, several media outlets broke a story that gave new life to the ongoing political saga surrounding President Trump's allegations that the Obama administration had "spied" on him (as well as his campaign and transition teams).

Only one London team worth playing for says Wenger

Arsene Wenger claims Alexis Sanchez will be happy to stay with Arsenal because his club are the only London team worth playing for. "Not only because it's Arsenal but for its values and what this club means to people all over the world".

Ex punk-rocker O'Rourke launches longshot bid against Cruz

Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) plans to announce Friday that he'll seek his party's nomination to challenge Republican Sen. "So you don't know until you do it", O'Rourke said. The incumbent kept many of his presidential campaign staffers within his sphe...

Qualifying crash 'caught me by surprise' - Daniel Ricciardo

By contrast, Ricciardo endured a miserable race. Daniel Ricciardo has admitted there is no obvious reason why Red Bull Racing has started the 2017 Formula 1 season so far adrift of Ferrari and Mercedes. "I was really trying to keep the pressure o...

JCC Threats: Suspect Arrested, Baltimore Area Still Vigilant

The young man appeared briefly in court in the central Israeli city of Rishon Letzion. More than 150 bomb threats have been received by Jewish institutions since January 9, including community centers and schools, according to a statement by th...

Rare cancer linked to deaths with textured breast implants, FDA says

Cases of ALCL associated with breast implants are generally treatable by removal of the implants, chemotherapy and radiation. The researchers found out that most of the cancer cases occurred in those women who had textured surfaces on their breast ...

Amgen's Repatha has CV effect, but falls short of expectations

It showed widely varying effects on LDL cholesterol levels and had no benefit for people with LDL levels below 100, although patients with higher LDL levels did see significant benefits. After an initial injection of 300 milligrams of inclisiran an...

Intruder with backpack arrested after breaking into the White House

A federal law enforcement official said Tran has no prior criminal record and no history with the Secret Service. The suspect, identified in court documents as California resident Jonathan Tran, 26, is scheduled to appear in federal court on Monday...

World's heaviest woman successfully undergoes surgery, loses 75 pct of stomach

But the hospital has now said she lost 100kg after Tuesday's operation. "She is now on oral fluids and accepting them well". Since her arrival in Mumbai, Eman has already lost over 100 kg and presents a different picture - the surgery will help h...

TSA Unveils New Pat-Downs

It's unclear how many people per year test positive for explosives, and the agency doesn't track how many passengers receive pat downs , but about 2 million people pass through USA airports daily. On its website, the TSA says employees use the bac...

DFS NASCAR: Folds of Honor 500 Playbook & Optimal Lineups

Sunday's race will be Elliott's 43rd in MENC elite series in his second year of racing career. DUBAI TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: Andy Murray captured his first title of the year and became the first British man to win the tournament in Dubai, United ...

Pediatricians Warn Against Pot Use for Teens

The experts said that parents should discuss it with their children as the parents are the role model for their kids and it is their duty to make them realize that it can lead them to abnormal brain development and impact memory. "Parents also should...

Chelsea 3-1 Swansea: Highlights and recap

Clement's coaching career started with Chelsea's academy 22 years ago and he worked his way up through the ranks across two stints before becoming assistant manager during Carlo Ancelotti's tenure. The Swans face a Chelsea side that now sits eigh...

Spanish 64-year-old gives birth to healthy twins in Burgos

The twins, a boy and a girl, were said to be in flawless health, Kidspot reported. Social workers said the girl was isolated, poorly clothed, had bad personal hygiene, was not sent to school and not properly cared for. The Recoletas Hospital also con...

Rat Urine Transmitted Rare Disease That Killed Bronxite, City Says

A disease spread by rats has been blamed for killing one person and sickening at least two others in a building in the New York City borough of the Bronx, reports CBS New York. In the meantime, the Housing Preservation and Development and the Bui...

GOP would rather fight than make ACA right

New polling indicates that one-third of Americans do not realize that Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are one in the same. During his Super Bowl interview, President Trump said that the White House might not have an Obamacare re...

Altria recalls smokeless tobacco products

People are complaining about finding metal objects in their tobacco cans. The company that issued the recall, Altria, said not all products or lots are affected and that the majority of its cans are fine. The FDA says the company initiated the re...

More rounds of snow Sunday and Monday

Total snowfall accumulations of 5 to 8 inches is expected across the area and localized higher amounts possible. Freezing rain is likely Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Monday for the greater Reno, Carson City and Minden area including the...

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Weather cancels blood drives, Red Cross needs help

More than 150 blood drives have already been cancelled this year causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. The Red Cross is desperate to find 10 whole...

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Controversial Comments About Donald Trump Jr

Trump said he never granted Wolff an interview for the book and blamed former adviser Steve Bannon , who he called "Sloppy Steve", for granting Wolff access at the White Hou...

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Breast, lung, prostate and colorectal cancers account for 45 percent of all cancer-related deaths. Steady reductions in smoking , plus better detection and treatment , accoun...

Federal court in California rules against Trump's trans military ban

Trump's previous two travel bans, issued by executive orders on January 27 and March 6, were also challenged. A three-judge panel said , "For a third time, we are called upon ...

UN Ambassador Haley Puts Iranian Terror Weapons on Display

In an earlier tweet on Thursday, the chief diplomat also compared Haley's allegations against Iran to those of former USA secretary of state Colin Powell who alleged in 2003 that ...

Will you get the flu shot?

Last year, a similar vaccine was 43 percent effective against the H3N2 virus and 48 percent effective overall, according to the CDC . Although it is relatively early in this fl...

This year's flu vaccine might only be 10% effective against predominant strain

The flu season usually peaks in late January or February, sometimes as late as March, but this year, some predictions warn that cases of flu could soar right around the winter ...

Rakitic Looking Forward To Facing Messi At World Cup

The Franco-German spoke at length about his expectations at Russian Federation 2018 after the draw was staged in Moscow today. Seyi Dada-Martins, a multimedia consultant, also ...

Coffee May Carry Health Benefits, Scientists Say

It also found that women at increased risk of fracture should possibly be excluded. In fact, the largest benefit was for diseases of the liver, including cirrhosis . And pregnant ...

Trump is hitting the links with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Trump and Tiger Woods at the PGA golf tournament in Doral, Florida, in 2013. Currently, Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.is slated to hold the 2022 PGA Championship. T...

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Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

In addition, the anonymous official also claimed that Hillary Clinton is angry with her husband for being involved in another scandal and was tempted to hire a team of detectives...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Director of Nursing Karen Brown says it's hard to predict the severity of each flu season. People can get the flu shot at doctors' offices, pharmacies, walk-in clinics, and VCH ...

Drug take back set for Saturday

Drug take back set for Saturday

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAP) is working with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide the community with a place to dispose of unneeded prescription medicat...

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

The Trump campaign team earlier this month offered supporters an "I STAND FOR THE FLAG" sticker in exchange for contributions of at least $5 to the committee, and Trump himself has...

Floating Ocean Wind Turbines Could Power The Entire World, Researchers Say

The study found that such a very big wind farm could capitalize on low-pressure systems throughout the winter which more efficiently combine the upper atmospheric winds with t...