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Authorities Carry Out Biggest Drug Bust In South Australian History

Authorities Carry Out Biggest Drug Bust In South Australian History Police said the shipment - with an estimated value of about $270 million - was hidden in heavy machinery and most likely originated in south-east Asia. Police officials said they would work with global authorities to identify the source of the substance, but said they believed they originated in Southeast Asia. [Artigo completo...]

Navy sends 2 destroyers into the tense Black Sea region

Navy sends 2 destroyers into the tense Black Sea region The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney joined the USS Ross in the Black Sea on Saturday, CNN reported , and a USA official said the increased American presence there was part of a bid to counter Russia's increased deployment. [Artigo completo...]

Alcohol fuels majority of early onset dementia cases, study finds

Research based on those hospitalised for alcohol abuse showed 39 per cent of early-onset dementia cases were attributable to drinking-related brain damage. In men, the risk was increased by a factor of 4.7, while in women, it increased by a factor of 4.3. "Alcohol-induced brain damage and dementia are preventable, and known-effective preventive and policy measures can make a dent into premature de... [Artigo completo...]

How Brian Cushing acknowledged his release from the Houston Texans

How Brian Cushing acknowledged his release from the Houston Texans The move was widely expected after reports over the weekend that the team was going to move on from the 2009 first-round pick and Defensive Rookie of the Year. He also had 13 1/2 sacks, eight interceptions, 30 passes defended, 57 quarterback hits, nine forced fumbles and one safety in his nine seasons in Houston . [Artigo completo...]

Desistir da Previdência é negativo para Brasil — Moody's

Desistir da Previdência é negativo para Brasil — Moody's A Moody's classifica atualmente o país com nota "Ba2", dois degraus do grau de investimento, uma espécie de selo de bom pagador. Segundo Samar Maziad, a reforma da Previdência "é fundamental para as perspectivas de crédito da nação". Fragilidade. Para o economista-chefe da Austin Rating, Alex Agostini, o anúncio da agenda alternativa do governo, o Plano da B da equipe econômica, não muda o impac... [Artigo completo...]

Consumers Energy Declares Zero Coal, More Renewable Energy By 2040

Consumers Energy Declares Zero Coal, More Renewable Energy By 2040 The energy company says it's transforming itself to use cleaner fuel sources. Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe says they have serious concerns about climate change and the company has a responsibility to take action. Owns and operates two wind farms - the Lake Winds and Cross Winds energy parks - and operates two utility-scale solar projects at Western Michigan and Grand Valley State universitie... [Artigo completo...]

STJ nega pedido de liberdade ao ex-ministro Henrique Alves

O ministro Rogério Schietti, relator do habeas corpus na Corte, considerou idônea a fundamentação apresentada pelo magistrado de primeira instância para justificar a prisão preventiva de Alves, informou o STJ . No processo, Henrique Eduardo Alves é suspeito de desvios no fundo de financiamento do FGTS, que é adminstrado pela Caixa. A última está na Justiça Federal de Brasília. [Artigo completo...]

Kohli bags rare 'double' in ICC rankings

Rashid became the youngest player - and only teenager - to top any of the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings tables for men when he became the No.1-ranked ODI bowler at just 7,092 days of age. The 29-year-old consolidated his top position with 558 runs in the 5-1series win over South Africa , during which he slammed three centuries. Meanwhile, Rashid's 51 runs in two innings in the series against Zi... [Artigo completo...]

DF é inserido em sistema de alerta de desastres naturais

DF é inserido em sistema de alerta de desastres naturais Além de Mato Grosso , a população de Tocantins e do Distrito Federal contam com o serviço a partir desta segunda-feira (19.02). Funcionando já em nove estados, o sistema tem o objetivo de prevenir acidentes, orientando a população quanto aos procedimentos que devem ser adotados diante do risco de inundações, alagamentos, temporais ou deslizamentos de terra, entre outras ocorrências. [Artigo completo...]

Olympics Feb. 20: Vonn hungry for gold, Red Gerard returns to snowboarding

Olympics Feb. 20: Vonn hungry for gold, Red Gerard returns to snowboarding The US ski star has had a mixed time of it in South Korea , winning giant slalom gold but failing to defend her slalom title, finishing just off the podium in fourth after vomiting at the start gate. They played for bronze in 2006. Asked if she wants to play for a joint team again in the next Olympics , she replied that she doesn't know. Seoul is rolling out the red carpet for Trump "on ... [Artigo completo...]

Police arrest man they say broke into Concord home, assaulted child

He made his way into the child's bedroom and disrobed. A man who lives in the house was able to restrain the man while other household members called police. Miles Anderson was charged with burglary, a Class A felony, two counts of indecent exposure, each a Class B felony and misdemeanor simple assault, according to a release. [Artigo completo...]

Gafford named SEC Freshman of the Week for third time

Gafford named SEC Freshman of the Week for third time He has scored in double figures in five consecutive games, averaging 15 points on 71 percent from the floor in that span. Gafford scored a team-high 19 points in a 75-64 win at Ole Miss and followed with 18 points against Texas A&M's touted front line. [Artigo completo...]

Ameba que 'come cérebro' mata menino de 8 anos na Argentina

Ameba que 'come cérebro' mata menino de 8 anos na Argentina Um caso de meningoencefalitis amebiana primaria (MAP) foi diagnosticado pela primeira vez na Argentina. Poderia haver casos no litoral - disse, ao Clarín , Raúl Sixto Costamagna, ex-presidente da Associação Parasitológica Argentina. Essas infecções são raras. Apesar de ser uma novidade para muitos países sulamericanos, nos Estados Unidos, entre 1962 e 2012 foram registrados 128 casos dessa para... [Artigo completo...]

Complaint filed against Britax Child Safety, Inc. following stroller injuries

Complaint filed against Britax Child Safety, Inc. following stroller injuries The U.S. government says consumers have filed at least 200 complaints since 2012 saying the wheels come off the Britax's stroller . Jogging strollers responsible for at least 97 injuries prompted a consumer safety lawsuit against a SC company, CBS News reported . [Artigo completo...]

Opioid substitute kratom linked to Salmonella outbreak

Opioid substitute kratom linked to Salmonella outbreak Though no deaths have been reported, 11 people have been hospitalized. So the agency recommends that "people not consume kratom in any form". Three people in California have been sickened; the other affected states, including Utah, Oregon, Ohio and Pennsylvania, have had one or two cases. [Artigo completo...]

Alfie Evans life support can end, High Court rules

Alfie Evans life support can end, High Court rules Alder Hey Children's Hospital argued that continuing to treat the 21-month-old from Bootle, Merseyside was "unkind, unfair and inhumane". He has a degenerative neurological condition doctors had not definitively diagnosed, the court heard. [Artigo completo...]

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to California gun waiting period

Supreme Court won't hear challenge to California gun waiting period Becerra claim that they should not be subject to this waiting period because they either already own guns or already have a concealed-carry license - and Justice Thomas seems to agree with their argument. Thomas said the 9th Circuit's ruling was "symptomatic of the lower courts' general failure to afford the Second Amendment the respect due" a constitutional right. [Artigo completo...]

'Jihadi Beatles': US and United Kingdom to Decide Fate of Infamous Daesh Militants

'Jihadi Beatles': US and United Kingdom to Decide Fate of Infamous Daesh Militants Alexandra Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were captured in Syria last month by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and are suspected to a part of the notorious group. Kotey and Elsheikh are expected to face trial for the torture and gruesome murder of at least 25 foreign hostages that were held by Daesh. "In fact, the duo may simply be transferred to the infamous U.S. [Artigo completo...]

Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All

Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All Instead, the goal was to explore which factors - genetic patterns and insulin resistance - might predict success for people on the two diets; in other words, "Which diet is best for whom?" The senior authors of the study are Gardner; Abby King, PhD, professor of health research and policy and of medicine; Manisha Desai, PhD, professor of medicine and of biomedical data science; and John Ioannidi... [Artigo completo...]

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for the elderly But such a pattern is not always easy for older adults to achieve, the researchers said. This involved 7735 participants from 24 British towns, who were aged between 40 and 59 when the study stated in 1978-80. Sporadic bouts of activity were associated with a 41 percent lower risk of death; bouts lasting 10 or more minutes were associated with a 42 percent lower risk. [Artigo completo...]


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