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Sturgeon: 2018 is "the common sense" time for an independence referendum


The survey, conducted for STV, found that among those who said they are very likely or certain to vote in an immediate referendum, views on independence were split 50-50. More than half of those questioned (52%) backed the idea of a second referendum being held across the United Kingdom when the Brexit deal is completed - with 36% strongly agreeing this should be the case and 16% tending to agree. Read More »

These Science-Backed Habits Might Reduce Your Risk For Breast Cancer


These women were surveyed over a span of nine years. These are some of the figures presented during the conference "Breast Journal Club - The Importance of Cancer Research", which today and tomorrow brings together in Naples some of the most important national and global experts on the disease. Read More »

High Winds Cause Power Disruptions for over 200000 in MI


Consumers Energy and DTE worked diligently against the winds and time to restore power as quickly as possible to customers. The heavy winds that hit MI on Wednesday made history, causing the largest number of outages DTE Energy's has had to fix at once. Read More »

CT Resident Killed in Listeria Outbreak Linked to NY Creamery, CDC Says


Listeriosis is a serious infection generally caused by contaminated food and is particularly unsafe to pregnant women, the elderly and those with weakened immune systems. Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a recall of four soft wash-rind raw milk cheeses from Vulto Creamery, which hand makes small batch cheese in the Catskills. Read More »

Prince of Pot arrested


Police are raiding Cannabis Culture pot shops across the country, the day after Marc Emery and Jodie Emery were arrested at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Vancouver police confirmed to Global News they had raided at least one Cannabis Culture location in the city, in connection with the Toronto police investigation. Read More »

Gboard adds emoji and GIF suggestions, in-line Google Translate and new themes


Gboard for iOS also supports Google Doodles and voice typing. Translate will launch within Gboard for instant translations. It's unclear if the search giant plans on bringing the translate feature over to Gboard for iOS. You can download Gboard for Android from the Google Play Store . The Translate box from the quick start menu also supports pasted text, so you copy any text sent back to you to have it translated back into your native tongue. Read More »

Barclays Capital Indicated AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) As 'Overweight'

Bank of America Corp reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $41.37 target price on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a research report on Thursday, November 10th. Investors of record on Friday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.95 per share. It has a dividend yield of 6.46%. Relative volume is ratio between current volume and 3-month average value, intraday adjusted. Read More »

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc


The stock dropped -1.02% the day following the earnings data was made public, and on 7th day price change was -0.18%. They issued an equal weight rating and a $87.00 price objective on the stock. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 5th. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $-0.02 per share. Read More »

Possible Mumps Case At North Side Elementary School: CPS


With the case reported late last week at Forest Hill Collegiate there are now three students with mumps at three different schools. With the addition of the two new cases, the total number of possible and confirmed cases of mumps in Lake County stands at 32. Read More »

Oregon Ducks' Dillon Brooks, Jordan Bell win top Pac-12 awards

The clear headliners in the tournament are UCLA, Oregon, and Arizona. "We have the best conference in America right now", Alkins said in advance of the Pac-12 Tournament that got underway Wednesday afternoon in Las Vegas. The Bears defeated the Beavers in a 2016 Pac-12 quarterfinal. "We could potentially be playing three [NCAA] tournament teams", Bryce Alford said. Read More »

Why the Women of Gizmodo Are on Strike Today

Celebrated every year on March 8, International Women's Day highlights the many achievements of women around the world-as well as the struggles, including the wage gap, sexual violence and widespread gender discrimination. Women are also encouraged to leave calls to action in "out of office" replies, describing why they are striking. In addition to bringing in extra staff, Scratch Food & Beverage will also be holding a fundraiser Wednesday to raise money for Planned Parenthood. Read More »

ASEAN's grave concern over North Korea missile launches


Seoul and Washington launched annual joint military exercises last week that infuriate Pyongyang, which condemns them as provocative rehearsals for invasion. The UN statement urged all 193 member states "to redouble their efforts to implement" the sanctions against North Korea. Liu Jieyi told reporters as he headed into Wednesday's closed Security Council consultations on the launches that all countries need to fully implement United Nations sanctions resolutions and "not do anything to ... Read More »

Lancaster buffet inspected today where 4 sickened after drinking apple juice


One of the adults in the group then drank the juice, claiming it tasted acidic, before also spitting out blood. "That's where he wanted, his restaurant of choice, his favorite place to go", Richard Zaragoza, Sr. "I had to try to talk to him last night through his fingers", Zaragoza told the news outlet. "I told him I loved him ... and he squeezed my hand twice so he was responsive". Read More »

YouTube Giraffe Star is Still Pregnant


Keepers at an upstate NY zoo say that April the pregnant giraffe was "on edge" Sunday afternoon but that she had calmed down by evening. They said she was calmer later in the evening. Five-year-old Oliver is the father. She is slated to give birth any day. When the baby will be born is still anybody's guess. The zoo will have a vote to determine the baby's name. Read More »

Police recover 19 female foetuses buried near hospital in Maharashtra


Babasaheb Khidrapure, where the 26-year-old lady passed away after the failed abortion. In June 2009, 15 female foetuses were discovered in drains in the Beed district in Maharashtra. A year ago a woman was set on fire by her husband's family after a soothsayer predicted she would carry a girl, not a boy. "Despite Jadhav's objection, Jamdade went ahead with abortion, in which the woman died", said Shinde. Read More »

Bad News for Swimmers Diving into Urine-Infested Pools


However, a study by Canadian researchers has found out that the average neighbourhood pool might contain alarming levels of urine! The study team went on to recommend a public health campaign that emphasizes good pool hygiene practices, like showering before jumping in and not using a pool as a toilet. Read More »

Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) Issues Earnings Results

BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in Juno Therapeutics by 3.4% in the third quarter. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. now owns 3,465 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 3,239 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Now a 'smart condom' to track your sex performance

The device made by British Condoms will let wearers compare their performance stats with the rest of the world (which is sure to do wonders for their self-esteem) if they so choose. Can a "smart" condom really be that smart? It's a high-tech ring that fits around the condom of your choice - size is said to be adjustable - that uses nanochips and sensors to analyze your sexual, uh, workouts. Read More »

Decision to drop Sanchez backfires as Arsenal lose at Anfield


Jürgen Klopp is ready to spend in the summer on up to six players to strengthen the Liverpool squad, even if competing with Chelsea and the Manchester clubs for transfer targets is likely to mean paying out more than ever before. Jurgen Klopp has chose to make one adjustment to the team that suffered a 3-1 defeat against Leicester in their last game. It was always going to be a tough test for Arsenal in our next Premier League match, because it is away to Liverpool and we have not ... Read More »

11 new flu deaths reported, dozens hospitalized

The other outbreaks were in nursing homes, she said. Officials say the elderly are most vulnerable to the flu, with seven of the eight victims this season age 70 or older. Three of the deaths were 65 years old and older, and the fourth patient was in the 50 to 64 age group. The Triad's three largest health care systems began February 25 visitor restrictions on children ages 12 and younger. Read More »

'Several patients' trapped after Johannesburg hospital roof collapses

Arnold Malotana , chief director of emergency medical services (EMS) at Gauteng Department of Health, told African News Agency (ANA) that the section of the roof near the main entrance collapsed during repairs to fix it. "A spokesman from the Gauteng province Department of Health said: "[We] can confirm that there has been a structural collapse at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital today (2 March, 2017). Read More »

Types Of Cancer On A Major Rise For Millennials and Generation Xers

Two years ago, Chang made a statistical prediction using the same data: By 2030, roughly one in 10 colon cancers and one in four rectal cancers will be diagnosed in people under 50, the recommended screening age. " More importantly", said Welch , "there is no corresponding change in mortality (for younger adults)". "But it appears that under the surface, the underlying risk for colorectal cancer is rising, and it is rising pretty quickly among young adults". Read More »

Subway's "Chicken" Contains Just 50 Percent Chicken DNA, Says Investigation


Most of the remaining DNA in the Subway items belongs to soy, according to test, which was conducted by DNA researcher Matt Harnden at Trent University's Wildlife Forensic DNA Laboratory. "We test our chicken products recently for nutritional and quality attributes and found it met our food and quality standards". Tests done on chicken from Subway were surprising. Read More »

Knicks to waive Jennings

The remainder of the season will consist of fans wanting the Knicks to tank and rebuild around Kristaps Porzingis next season. The Knicks' front office and coaching staff hadn't been enamored with Jennings' mindset amid the team's struggles this season, league sources said, and ownership agreed to pay him the balance of the $5 million owed him on his contract this season. Read More »

Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton in pre-season testing in Barcelona

There is plenty of time yet but as Red Bull's chief technical officer, Adrian Newey, pointed out at the Circuit de Catalunya, looking for mere speed will not make a successful new formula - it is the competition that counts. A power unit change was required and kept the Spaniard in the garage until 4 p.m. local time , eventually managing to complete 29 laps and set the 10th-fastest time . Read More »

Feds to question de Blasio on his relationship with BK landlord

The meeting was voluntary and lasted four hours, a mayoral spokesman said . The Mayor's office declined to comment further. NBC 4 NY first reported earlier this month that U.S. The meeting is expected to take place at the law offices of Kramer Levin. Indig's phone was confiscated by the feds back in December, as it is suspected that de Blasio traded favors to him in return for his political support. Read More »