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Ontario budget promises billions in health care and drives up debt

An improvement in Ontario's finances is crucial for Premier Kathleen Wynne to boost social spending and shore up support before next year's election. The finance minister said the budget contains several measures specifically created to help senio...

Suspended SGF absent at Senate ad-hoc committee hearing

Lawal, for evidence, according to correspondence seen by PREMIUM TIMES. Reacting to the development, the Senate Committee Chairman, Senator Shehu Sani expressed dissatisfaction over the recalcitrant of Mr. "The committee has granted your request co...

Relay for Life hosted on Front Lawn

Lynn Husted, who is coordinating the Relay For Life for Lamar County, said the Sumrall High Football Field will be full. The rally is conducted each year in conjunction with the American Cancer Society in an effort to celebrate cancer survivors and...

'It's-a Me, Mario': Target Is Replacing Shopping Carts With Mario Karts

May's first week wouldn't exactly make the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe release date of April 28, but would be close enough in case buyers missed their shot during the Target or Walmart refreshes. Elsewhere on store shelves, fans of big swords and big gun...

Diet drinks liked to stroke and dementia

The results, however, come with a host of caution flags raised by experts. Then from 2001 to 2011, the people who drank one artificially sweetened drink per day in that period were found to be nearly three times as likely to have an ischemic stroke ...

Car dragged along highway after collision with tractor-trailer

According to KERO , Brian Steimke was cruising up Interstate 15 through the Cajon Pass when he spotted a red Nissan being dragged along the highway by a tractor trailer. Steimke asked the truck driver. Steimke said the man was dragged along t...

Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

RCMP say a significant amount of cash was found in a Regina home which was searched the following day. Michelle Omoruyi, 43, was charged with one count each of human smuggling and conspiracy to commit human smuggling. "They're conducting a parallel...

Kennesaw Police host Drug Take-Back Day

The Take Back Day and Permanent Collection services are free. This initiative addresses vital public safety and public health issues. Windsor County Prevention Partners coordinator, Courtney Hillhouse states that, "Nearly 70 percent of people age 1...

Health officials cite 5 new measles cases in Hennepin County

The health department said the issue is not one of food safety or restaurant sanitation. From Jan. 1 to March 25 of this year, 28 people from 10 states that didn't yet include Minnesota were reported to have measles, the CDC says. Last year, MI...

Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria attack

McMaster said President Donald Trump has asked officials to give him options for removing the threat of a nuclear-armed North Korea. Still, Haley said the USA didn't see a peaceful future for Syria with Assad in power. Asked whether she thought Russi...

Unemployment falls to 10-year low as job vacancies soar

The consumer price inflation bulletin out today shows the inflation rate was unchanged from February to March - holding at the highest level since September 2013. Meanwhile, mining input prices gained +3.7% y/y in March, compared with a +36.1% y/y ...

Let's talk about depression

The report, which was released in anticipation of World Health Day on April 7, is part of the WHO's " Depression: let's talk " campaign. Researchers from The University of Queensland have provided key statistics which will support April 7's Worl...

New Jersey Transit train derails at Penn Station, 26 trains canceled

The Fire Department of NY said there were no immediate reports of injuries. After suspending trains into and out of Penn Station, NJ Transit restored limited service into and out of the Manhattan hub. A New Jersey Transit train derailed in Penn Sta...

3 dead after boiler explodes, crashes through St. Louis building

Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Mark Spence, Faultless Healthcare Linen's chief operating officer, said in a statement that that company "immediately will be giving what practical help we can to our employees and their families". Jenkerson said the...

Three questions that were answered at Golovkin vs. Jacobs

According to CompuBox, Golovkin outpunched 30-year-old Jacobs in NY - 231 to 175 - but the American, who is the first cancer survivor to win a world title, believed he had won the contest. Jacobs, pushing GGG harder and longer than anyone else ever...

Punjab Assembly election results: Why anxiety levels are high this time

What looked like a never-ending set of elections to the state assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur will come to an end by Saturday when the results are announced. The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will ...

What you can do to prevent kidney disease, obesity

As stated on the official website of the campaign, "A growing body of evidence indicates that obesity is also a potent risk factor for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD)". "Don't wait until you have k...

NEEF: Spring forward into energy efficiency

Arizona gets plenty of sunlight and in 1968, made a decision to opt out of the time change. When you set your clock forward , consider making a life-saving change in your household - change and test the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide ...

A Canadian town's water turned pink, probably because of witches

It is used to remove iron, manganese and hydrogen sulphide (rotten egg smell) from well water. Mayor Krasnow suggested the problem was caused by a faulty valve, "stuck allowing the potassium permanganate to get into our sump reservoir and there...

Is US Considering Nuclear Attack After North Korea Missile Launches?

The top presidential security advisers agreed to enhance cooperation between the two allies to toughen sanctions and pressure on North Korea, Seoul officials said . It has already suspended all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year....

Bird flu detected in Tennessee

Japan and Taiwan will block poultry from the state, while Hong Kong will restrict imports from the Tennessee county where the infected flock was located, said James Sumner, president of the USA Poultry & Egg Export Council, a trade group.

EPA Won't Require Methane Data From Oil, Gas Companies

That information was being collected as part of a long-term project to regulate methane emissions from oil and gas production, an initiative that grew out of an agreement between Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "We believe ...

Your Boyfriend's Workout Might Be Hurting His Sex Drive

Sometimes males will reach a certain limit at which they feel completely overwhelmed by so much workout that they do not want to have sex. They were also asked about their libido, answering questions on their sexual activity, arousal, desire, attract...

As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers

In a newly released statement, AAP said, "So if you use marijuana in front of your teens, they are more likely to use it themselves, regardless of whether you tell them not to". "Parents will say, 'I use it moderately and I'm fine with it, so it's re...

Feds Will Question de Blasio Over Possible Corruption Charges

It was not clear if the investigation centered exclusively on de Blasio or other members of his administration. De Blasio and others were questioned for some four hours. A lawyer for the Democratic mayor did not immediately comment. WCBS-TV repo...

Health Experts Consider Third MMR Vaccine Dose Because of Rising Mumps Cases

The school will reveal details of its response later in the day during a media availability with Kevin Friese, assistant dean of students, health and wellness. But she said that even if you are vaccinated - you can still get the disease. During a mum...

Mangold, Front & Center Since '06, Is Released

Equally important, off the field, Nick exhibited respect, sensitivity and compassion for the causes he supported. The Jets have released Nick Mangold, a seven-time Pro Bowl center, the team announced Saturday. He was the team's first-round pick i...

No, Cats Won't Make You Crazy

And while researchers found no link between cats and the cause for mental illness, there is still a chance that the T. gondii parasite can pose a risk. The suspected culprit is a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. There was no clinical analysis...

Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns

Flynn resigned late Monday following reports that he had discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador to the USA before Trump was sworn into office. The report also suggests Flynn had misled Pence. "But given President Trump's repeated praise for...

Study reveals Aberdeen third most congested city in UK

While New York City has always been seen as the traffic jam hub of the United States, a new city had emerged as the worst congested city on the face of the Earth for rush hour traffic: Los Angeles, California. Manchester is second-placed in terms of ...

FDA Approves Muscular Dystrophy Drug, Will Cost Patients $89000

The practice has prompted congressional investigations and hearings into companies including Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. and Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, the firm formerly run by onetime hedge-fund manager Martin Shkreli. The deflazacor...

Maker of Skoal, Copenhagen recalls chewing tobacco — CONSUMER ALERT

The list of recalled products is available on Altria's website and on the FDA's website . The products under recall were manufactured exclusively at the company's Franklin Park, Illinois facility. The company issued the recall after eight complain...

Alexa will now take your Starbucks order

The Alexa integration's pretty straightforward. On Alexa, users will be able to re-order a standard, pre-defined order by saying, "Alexa, order my Starbucks". My Starbucks Barista is now being beta tested by 1,000 customers nationwide, with a contin...

US FDA warns against high belladonna content in certain homeopathic products

The FDA has created a separate web page for information related to teething tablets, which includes links to adverse reports, at http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/InformationbyDrugClass/ucm523936.htm . However, it has not been proven whether the...

After Corbyn's orders Shadow Welsh Secretary quits

His announcement follows party colleague Tulip Siddiq's resignation from her shadow Cabinet role as education minister in order to vote against the new Brexit bill in Parliament. "I hope that Jo Stevens will be back on the frontbenches in the months ...

Arkansas governor signs law banning second trimester abortion procedure

After passing the full Senate committee, it will now head to Governor Asa Hutchinson's desk. According to the Arkansas Department of Health , doctors used the D&E method in 683 of the nearly 4,000 abortions performed in the state in 2015.

Canadian woman lives for 6 days without lungs

Benoit, who was born with cystic fibrosis , came down with the flu past year and was rushed to Toronto General Hospital's intensive care unit in April 2016. Two machines were used to keep the Canadian nurse alive - a Novalung, an advanced piece of...

Texas Governor Promises Crackdown On Officials That Support Sanctuary Cities

Immigration and Customs Enforcement. After attending President Trump's inauguration earlier today, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has taken a page out of the newly minted president's book, firing off a tweet that suggests he will cut funding to Travis Coun...

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Collapses During State Of The State Speech

We join all Minnesotans in wishing the governor good health, a quick recovery from whatever caused him to faint, and successful treatment for his cancer. A few minutes after he fell, Dayton was "helped up and out of the chamber", the Twin Cities Pio...

Jason Day ready to tackle Torrey Pines

Although Tiger plays the Farmers well, it's not all sunshine and rainbows in his last memory of the Open in 2015, when he had to withdraw on the 12th hole of his first round with a bad back. Injuries and personal turmoil have taken their toll on Woo...

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Moderate drinking can harm brain, study says

The researchers also found that drinking more was associated with poorer white matter integrity, a factor considered critical for cognitive functioning. A bottle of wine contains a...

Deaf singer wows crowd, judges on 'America's Got Talent'

Against all odds, Mandy Harvey has kept on singing. The 57-year-old millionaire was judging the first round of auditions for America's Got Talent when Scottish illusionist ...

Live charts show awesome power of Cape storm

On Wednesday, authorities urged residents to capture rain from the storm in containers for flushing toilets and other needs. "Flushing an average toilet could save nine litres per ...

British police name third London Bridge attacker as Youssef Zaghba

They have not been identified or charged. A total of 19 people have been arrested in Britain as part of the terror probe, 12 of whom have been released without charge. Zaghba, a ...

U2 Bringing "The Joshua Tree" Anniversary Tour to Indy

U2 is scheduled to perform the album in full September 22 at Qualcomm Stadium. Now they have announced via their official website that more dates have been announced in the US, ...

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

The New York Times reported Monday that Trump partially blames Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the investigation for the eventual appointment of a special counsel. In a ...

Infants should sleep in own room, not with parents

Total sleep over the night was also greater for the babies who were in their own room . And the researchers found another trend: Parents who kept their babies in the same ro...

Kim holds off Nordqvist for ShopRite win

It was the fifth LPGA victory for Kim , who turns 29 on June 13. Michelle Wie climbed up the field to finish in a tie for third place at seven under after shooting a six-birdi...

Is it better to wash your hands in cold or hot water?

Before the participants washed, their hands were swiped with harmless germs . "This study may have significant implications towards water energy, since using cold water saves ...

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

CNN .com reports the Dolce & Gabbana jacket worn by the first lady on Friday was the most expensive item of clothing the former model has worn since her husband was elected to th...

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Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

Zuckerberg: not running for office, but wants 'to learn'

On Sunday, Zuckerberg wrote a lengthy message about what he'd learned - and took the opportunity to once again reiterate that he's definitely not running for public office of a...

Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions

Philippines says it will reject all aid with conditions

The Cabinet official said he will discuss with other members of the economic team - Budget Secretary Benjamin M. Diokno and Finance Secretary Carlos G. However, Pernia told reporte...

Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator

Brazil crisis deepens with probe of president, top senator

Temer's situation grew far more perilous after the Supreme Court officially approved an investigation into allegations against him, according to a source with direct knowledge of t...

Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial

Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial

Expressing support for her father, Ensa said in an audio statement Monday on popular radio show, The Breakfast Club, "I strongly believe my father is innocent of the crimes all...

Police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

Police officer accidentally overdoses during drug bust

After arresting two males, police searched the auto where they found white powder spread throughout the vehicle. Green patted Buckel down, noticing he was covered in a white pow...