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Eat up! Study finds pasta can aid weight loss

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Pasta won't make you fat, and in fact, could help you lose weight, a new study by Toronto researchers suggests. Low-GI diet means low glycemic, which defines the food that has a low glycemic index release sugar slowly into the bloodstream. Read More »

OH in the grips of a zombie raccoon uprising

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Police said it didn't seem like rabies was the cause. Police in Youngstown have received several reports of similar "zombie raccoons" in the area. To start with, the raccoons are approaching people during the daytime - an immediate peculiarity, considering the animals are nocturnal creatures. Read More »

Man accused of driving drunk with child in vehicle

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She lied about her name, date of birth, Social Security number - and also lied about being pregnant. When questioned about why she was in Illinois, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel said Schleicher claimed she was dropping off her 15-year-old son - the only child still in her custody - so he could "party" in IN over spring break. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast Group airs 'fake news' warnings

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The deal would give Sinclair 215 stations covering over 72 percent of households. Disapproval of the policy ranges from nation to local. But Sinclair got a vote of confidence Monday in a tweet from Trump. "We are focused on fact-based reporting", he added. The more Trump rages at outlets whose coverage he dislikes while fawning over Sinclair, the more concerned we all need to be. Read More »

Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG

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According to the report, the government till March 31 previous year failed to collect 3,105 utilisation certificates for Rs 7,269.69 crore released in grants. The CAG noted that due to delay in disbursal of fund to the implementing agencies, no amount of the Mission funds was used in 2015-16. It released Rs 40.31 crore to the implementing agencies, including the state share of Rs 10.08 crore in January 2016, i.e. Read More »

Sodhi, Wagner 'heroes' as draw gives NZ series win

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Stuart Broad took wickets with the first two balls of the final day, seemingly setting England on course for a victory that would have tied the series and broken its run of 12 winless tests away from home. Sodhi wasn't alone. Tom Latham, BJ Watling, Colin de Grandhomme and Neil Wagner in their distinctive ways contributed strongly to an effort captain Kane Williamson described as "heroic". Read More »

Local response to proposed state lethal force law

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The California Police Chiefs Association told ABC News they would not comment on the proposed bill since they haven't seen it yet. Last week, an independent autopsy concluded that Stephen Clark was shot eight times by Sacramento police, kicking off more protests across California - including one in which a Sacramento County sheriff's office vehicle appeared to hit-and-run a female protester who sustained injuries. Read More »

FDA orders mandatory kratom recall

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Congress gave the FDA that authority in 2011 after a series of high-profile food outbreaks involving peanut butter, spinach and other grocery staples. Prior to the FDA testing, the Oregon Public Health Division collected and tested samples sold at the retail location Torched Illusions in Tigard, OR. Read More »

SRHD: Flu season isn't over yet

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A Federal Health Department spokeswoman said these vaccines were only registered for use among those aged 65 years and older, having been created to address this groups less effective response to seasonal influenza vaccines. More than 1.2 million vaccines have been administered this season. Yes. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases recommends that it is important for people to get the vaccine if they are at risk of severe complications of influenza, especially pregnant women, ... Read More »

Black Panther Cracks Top 10 Highest-Grossing Films Worldwide

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Almost two months after it was released into theaters, Marvel's Black Panther continues to break records, taking its place alongside some of the biggest box office juggernauts of all time. Black Panther has been smashing records, as well as expectations, since arriving in theaters on February 16. The Star Wars film finished its theatrical run at $1.332 billion. Read More »

Crews put out house fire in Easley

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Firefighters said the home was considered to be a total loss. Fire Chief Rod Davis tells KMVT it started from the chimney and progressed into the attic area. Monday in a home along Route 145 in East Durham, 30 miles southwest of Albany. The fire was mainly contained to the kitchen but there was smoke damage throughout the house. Read More »

Drug-resistant 'nightmare bacteria' pose growing threat, CDC says

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TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 Efforts to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria have uncovered hundreds of germs carrying unusual genes that could lead to a "nightmare" superbug, US health officials reported Tuesday. But if hospitals follow the protocols set by CDC, they can reduce the spread of infection between people, the CDC says. CRE infections are literally listed as an "urgent threat" on the agency's website and infect far more than a few hundred people. Read More »

Marijuana legalization tied to drops in prescriptions of opioids

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The studies were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine , with both of them comparing "opioid prescription patterns in states that have enacted medical cannabis laws with those that have not". There's been "substantial reductions" in opiate use in states with medical marijuana available, Bradford shared. Medicaid provides health insurance at a low cost to people and families who are economically vulnerable. Read More »

New event brings awareness to National Donate Life Month

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Bluefield Regional Medical Center and The Center For Organ Recovery and Education, raised a Donate Life flag. On average, 450 New Yorkers die each year because the organ they need is not donated in time. "Making the decision today to become an organ donor can potentially lead to saving a life". Her mother, Dawn Lyons-Wood, urged people to register as a donors to save and heal lives. Read More »

Town celebs laud Ram Charan and Rangasthalam

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Rangasthalam has been appreciated not just by the audience but also by celebrities like Young Tiger Jr NTR , Rana Daggubati, Niharika, Ram Pothineni and others. Charan delivered many hits in the range of Rs 50 Cr in the past, but he had been very weak in United States, which he cracked with "Dhruva" (Charan's first million-dollar movie) and now with " Rangasthalam " he has not only entered into $2 million club, but is also eying the $3 million mark. Read More »

Cops believe SUV crash that killed family may have been intentional

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He told NBC News that California authorities were "tirelessly searching for the missing children along the coastline", while authorities in California and Washington were "conducting interviews and attempting to establish a timeline and routes of travel in an effort to rule out any other possibilities". Read More »

Air raid kills 16 near Yemen port of Hodeida

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A spokesman for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition said: "We take this report very seriously and it will be fully investigated as all reports of this nature are - using an internationally approved, independent process". Guterres was speaking on the sidelines of a United Nations pledging conference a day after an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition that supports Hadi's government killed 12 civilians in the coastal city of Hodeidah. Read More »

Snow returns Monday afternoon; heavier snow Monday night into Tuesday

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Then we're on the weather watch Sunday into Monday with yet another offshore storm. The next issue is in the mountains (central Cascades) where a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Monday morning. Now that the storm's brunt is well underway, here are a few important updates: -Temperatures are slightly colder and snowfall has been slightly heavier than expected. Read More »

Proteas grind Australia down at the Wanderers

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Bavuma was within sight of his second Test century when Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins took two wickets with successive balls to finish off the innings. The hosts, leading the series 2-1, did not enforce the follow on despite bowling out Australia for 221 and taking a first-innings lead of 267. Elgar will resume on the fourth morning, with his captain Faf du Plessis on 34, as the pair look to increase the lead towards the 500-run mark. Read More »

Stella Artois announces voluntary beer recall

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Other Stella Artois packaging formats such as cans or bottles with other production codes are not affected. Any consumers who now have potentially-affected Stella Artois beer within the scope of this recall will be eligible for reimbursement. Read More »

Loot for campaign: PDP demands proscription of APC

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Ima Niboro, a former spokesman of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says the All Progressives Congress (APC ) will win 2019 elections by a "sizeable margin" despite its challenges. more people will soon join the party and we will collectively work to ensure its success at all levels during the forthcoming general election ". He said the party has never directed any of its members to rig election on its behalf at any point since its formation. Read More »

ETSU, Tennessee's Week 2 opponent, places head coach Randy Sanders on leave

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He's reportedly been suspended with pay, pending "an investigation of potential violation of university policy". We'll post more details as soon as they become available. Sanders was hired at ETSU in December to replace the retired Carl Torbush who revived the football program in 2015. He spent the next few years from 2006-2012 at Kentucky as a quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator. Read More »

GasBuddy: Amarillo Gas Prices Continue to Rise, Average $2.37/g

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Honolulu- $3.34/g, down 0.6 cents per gallon from last week's $3.35/g. You can find the most up-to date local gas prices with the AAA Fuel Finder by loggint onto AAA.com and clicking Gas Savings Tips and Tools. Richmond- $2.49/g, up 1 cent per gallon from last week's $2.48/g. "This past week has not only brought higher gas prices, but the national average finds itself mere days away from rising to the highest level seen in almost 1,000 days". Read More »

Synthetic Pot Linked To Severe Bleeding And Even Death In Illinois

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Nine people have tested positive for a lethal anticoagulant used in rat poison. The department didn't provide additional information about the two deaths, citing confidentiality. Arnold said that the Centers for Disease Control are sending epidemiologists to help in the investigation. These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they are similar to chemicals found in the marijuana plant. Read More »

Are teenagers snorting condoms in the latest viral 'challenge'?

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Since then, thousands of people have recorded themselves over the years performing the snorting condom challenge and have shared the videos online. Earlier this year another risky viral video trend the " Tide Pod Challenge" made headlines as dozens of teens posted videos of themselves chewing and swallowing the laundry detergent pods. Read More »

Autism awareness in the spotlight in West Sussex

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Once autism is diagnosed, multi-factorial approach with behavioural interventions, sensory stimulation, speech therapy, occupational therapy, which focus on the development of social skills, language, communication and daily skills, are needed to deal with the disorder, Srivastava said. Read More »