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Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances

Ilie Nastase BANNED for 'racially insensitive' Serena Williams comment and sexual advances The two-time Grand Slam victor has also been fined 10,000 dollars besides being denied accreditation to all ITF events until 2018, excluding Grand Slams, Sport24 reported. Nastase's comment was widely reported in the media, and he was booted out of Romania's Fed Cup tie against Britain the following day for aiming abuse at the umpire, British player Johanna Konta and Keothavong. [Full Article...]

Verily to release 20 million sterile male mosquitoes in Fresno

Verily to release 20 million sterile male mosquitoes in Fresno Verily have developed an automated mass rearing process for the mosquitoes, which will mean they can sort them by sex, and algorithms will control on-the-ground devices that will release and distribute the male mosquitoes evenly over two neighborhoods, stretching 300 acres in size. [Full Article...]

Doctors Reverse Brain Damage In Toddler Who Nearly Drowned

Doctors Reverse Brain Damage In Toddler Who Nearly Drowned Two-year-old Eden Carlson had managed to get through a baby gate and fall into the family swimming pool and was in the 5 degree Celsius water for up to 15 minutes before being discovered. "Subacute normobaric oxygen and HBOT were able to restore drowning-induced cortical gray matter and white matter loss, as documented by sequential MRI, and simultaneous neurological function, as documented by v... [Full Article...]

Google Play Protect Now Reportedly Rolling Out to Android Devices

Google Play Protect Now Reportedly Rolling Out to Android Devices Back at Google I/O in May, Google announced Play Protect , the consumer-facing evolution of Verify Apps , which is the background app check service that makes sure you don't have any suspicious or malicious software installed on your device. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania parents get 7 years each for 'gifting' daughters

Pennsylvania parents get 7 years each for 'gifting' daughters The couple, Daniel and Savilla Stoltzfus , gave their daughters to Lee Kaplan in exchange for financial help for their farm, which they were anxious they might lose, according to Bucks County Judge Jeffrey L. All she knew was the children were "so sad and fearful every time I see them". "Individually, her sentence is completely appropriate", said William Craig Penglase , Savilla Sto... [Full Article...]

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile ILLINOIS (AP) The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2017. More mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Dauphin County. IDPH is monitoring for Zika virus but the main type of mosquito that carries the virus, the yellow fever mosquito, is rarely found in IL. Doors and windows should have tight... [Full Article...]

On the fightback against Aids

On the fightback against Aids The year 2016 saw 1.8 million new infections, nearly half the record number of some 3.5 million in 1997, said UNAIDS . Two million people living with HIV is too high a number. Increasing HIV drug resistance trends could lead to more infections and deaths. For countries to achieve the UNAIDS goal, 73% of their HIV-infected populations must have fully suppressed the virus. [Full Article...]

Gilead's latest hep C combo approved in US

Gilead's latest hep C combo approved in US Dr. Edward Cox, the director of the Office of Antimicrobial Products in the federal agency's Center for Drug Evaluation & Research, said , "Direct-acting antiviral drugs prevent the virus from multiplying and often cure HCV". The pharmaceutical company has already warned that it expects a further decline in revenue this year due to a decline in HCV patient's starts fueled by stiff competition. [Full Article...]

Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20

Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20 The officials said the toll is expected to rise, with several women and children in critical condition. Local sources say that Tuesday's attack targeted an area west of the city of Taiz, where a number of displaced families have sought safety. [Full Article...]

Coffee recalled for Viagra-like ingredient

Coffee recalled for Viagra-like ingredient Bestherbs Coffee LLC has recalled all lots of New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee after analysis made by an FDA laboratory confirmed it contains desmethyl carbodenafil, which is structurally similar to sildenafil, the active ingredient present in Viagra. [Full Article...]

Three-quarters of all the plastic ever made is now waste

Three-quarters of all the plastic ever made is now waste If things carry on as they are, we will eventually bury the planet in plastics. "This paper delivers hard data not only for how much plastic we've made over the years but also its composition and the amount and kind of additives that plastic contains". [Full Article...]

British secretary of state still mulling Fox's $15-billion bid for Sky

British secretary of state still mulling Fox's $15-billion bid for Sky Karen Bradley, the Conservative government's minister for culture, media and sport, today said she was " still minded " to launch an in-depth investigation into the Dollars 11.4-billion (12.9-billion euro, USD 14.8 billion) bid for the 61-percent of Sky not yet owned by 21st Century Fox. [Full Article...]

Read The Full Text Of 911 Calls In The Minneapolis Shooting

Read The Full Text Of 911 Calls In The Minneapolis Shooting As they drove down the alley in their police vehicle, Harrity heard a loud sound that startled him, the officer told state investigators. That man stopped and watched as officers attended to Damond. She died at the scene. Neither his camera nor his partner's was turned on, deepening the mystery of how such a shooting could have happened. For days, Ruszczyk's family and the mayor of Minneapolis h... [Full Article...]

U.S. defenders double up in Gold Cup win over El Salvador

U.S. defenders double up in Gold Cup win over El Salvador Listen, we jumped into the quarterfinal stages and we already know the tournament has been going on, but nothing changes for us. "One guy bit me, I was a bit shocked". The main target of the abuse was Jozy Altidore . During a set-piece in the 58th minute of Wednesday's match, El Salvador center-back Henry Romero appeared to bite US forward Jozy Altidore in the back before twisting Altid... [Full Article...]

Deal with it: Formula 1 is adopting the Halo

Deal with it: Formula 1 is adopting the Halo Sky Sports F1 presenter Martin Brundle was among those declaring it to be "plain ugly". Formula 1 has strived to increase head protection for drivers, with a number of options explored, and the Halo was trialled extensively in 2016. "Over recent decades, we have seen increasing speeds and every faster lap times and this ultimate racing quest is exclusively possible due to increasing safety"... [Full Article...]

Facebook to launch news subscription service following complaints from publishers

Facebook to launch news subscription service following complaints from publishers TheStreet will be a feature Instant Articles, which are articles that pop up in the Facebook feed based on the individual user's interests and preferences. The company is widely seen as a threat to publishers as it hoovers up digital advertising revenue. We do know, on the other hand, that publishers will hold the reigns of their respective subscriber data. [Full Article...]

Rare form of mad cow disease found in Alabama

Rare form of mad cow disease found in Alabama John McMillan, commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, said the detection proved the effectiveness of the surveillance program. Because of those outbreaks, there is now strict surveillance of USA livestock, a ban on using mammalian protein in livestock feed, and other safeguards. [Full Article...]

Brigham Young University Professor Fired After Posting LGBT Pride Message On Facebook

Brigham Young University Professor Fired After Posting LGBT Pride Message On Facebook Robertson was employed as an adjunct professor of political science at Brigham Young University-Idaho, a private university closely affiliated to the LDS Church, according to the school's official website. "Sexuality and gender are not binary, they are on a spectrum and that's how we were made". "I will never support the phrase "love the sinner, hate the sin" because that "sin" is part of who th... [Full Article...]

Best ways to prevent dementia

Best ways to prevent dementia The researchers said maintaining good hearing between the ages of 45 and 65 reduces the number of cases by nine percent. As per an estimate, in 2015 the global cost of it was around $818 billion, this could be increased with the more cases of dementia . [Full Article...]

Tejashwi meets Nitish Kumar, clarifies his position on CBI case

Tejashwi meets Nitish Kumar, clarifies his position on CBI case Yesterday, Tejashwi had attended a Cabinet meeting chaired by CM Kumar. Ajay Alok said meeting with Nitish was not political in nature, therefore JD-U is still wanting answers. The press briefing by the Cabinet Coordination Department Secretary Brajesh Mehrotra too was shifted to the Public Relations Department office some distance away instead of the secretariat as in the past. [Full Article...]


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