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Traumatic Brain Injuries — HEALTH REPORT

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Researchers analyzed 36 years of health records of 2.8 million people in Denmark, where a national health system makes it possible to explore connections in a far-reaching way. Each additional brain injury added to the danger. Despite the size of the studies, they won't settle scientific questions - or social debate - about brain injuries from sports, war, auto crashes or domestic violence. Read More »

Three arrested after police called to 13th Street home

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The suspect was taken to city jail on a charge of failure to identify and evading arrest. He reported a suspect was in police custody but has not been charged . Police responded to a call for shots fired at a home on Wiley Circle at 8 p.m. on March 24. By Sunday afternoon, the 200 block of Sunset Drive was quiet. Read More »

Woman who set fire that killed 4 children gets out of prison

Mother accused of trying to sell her child's organs. "'If you don't take us back to our daddy, I'll call police, '" she recalled telling the woman. A woman here had both her arms broken, reportedly by her husband and in-laws, for having given birth to only girls. Read More »

Death notices for April 11, 2018

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Dean Edgar Carriker, the son of LeRoy Strawn and Erma Katherine (Keller) Carriker, was born at Harvard, on February 13, 1932, and passed away at Aurora, on April 7, 2018, at the age of 86. She was lovingly remembered as one to always count on to take care of you when sickness occurred (she was the first there and the last to leave). Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Read More »

Poll: APC In UK Vows To Pay For Buhari's Nomination Form

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The President also said that waiver against resignation shall be granted to them if they indicated interest to re-contest. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed on Monday he will seek another term in elections next year, ending months of speculation about his future after bouts of ill health. Read More »

Sydney man charged with sharing child porn

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Tommy Potter said in a news release. A 52-year-old man from Sydney's eastern suburbs is behind bars charged with sharing child pornography online using an alias. (WAVY) - A local man is facing child pornography charges almost a week after authorities searched a home in Isle of Wight County. An arrest warrant on 26 charges was served to Jeffrey Wayne James, 35, of Louisville, yesterday at Louisville Metro Corrections. Read More »

SA could be in for a bad flu season

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Wash your hands frequently and sneeze or cough into a tissue which you immediately dispose of. Cape Town - When Stormers coach Robbie Fleck said the ranks of his team were dramatically thinned by a "hectic strain of flu", it prompted Netcare Travel Clinics and Medicross to say that the influenza vaccine still offered the best protection. Read More »

Kentucky residents have 2 weeks to register for May 22 primary elections

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Nine states have closed primaries, meaning that voters must be registered with a particular party before being allowed to vote in a primary election, and independent voters aren't allowed to participate. Torres encouraged eligible citizens to make use of the state's OVR site, whether they are registering for the first time or updating an existing registration with a change of name, address or party affiliation. Read More »

Active Stock in Review: Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

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MRK underperformed by 26.49% the S&P 500. Trillium Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Facebook Inc (FB) by 42.53% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Dubuque Natl Bank And Tru invested in 0% or 506 shares. Moneta Invest Ltd Llc stated it has 0% in NextEra Energy, Inc. Counsel Ltd New York, New York-based fund reported 101,438 shs. Read More »

FDA clamps down on sales of Bayer's Essure contraceptive device

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The FDA said it's decision comes after it became aware some women were not making informed decisions before making the decision to get the Essure device implanted. Initially approved in 2002, Essure is the only permanent birth control device that is implanted without a surgical incision. Tissue forms around the inserts over about three months, serving as a barrier that keeps sperm from reaching an egg. Read More »

Exercise cuts heart disease risk even if genetic

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The study is one of the most robust to look at a person's genetic predisposition and to see what effect it has on heart disease risk. Led by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine along with Uppsala University in Sweden, the team looked at data from 482,702 participants age 40 to 69 in the United Kingdom, making it one of the largest observational studies to be carried out to date on fitness and heart disease. Read More »

IndiGo offloads Bengaluru doctor after he complains about mosquitoes on flight

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Mr. Rai had initially expressed concerns regarding mosquitos on board. "Before cabin crew could address his concerns he became aggressive & used threatening language", IndiGo said in its statement. Eyewitnesses said the staff didn't even arrange any vehicle to drive Rai back to the airport lounge. IndiGo's president and director Aditya Ghosh apologised for the incident and said an action was taken against the airline staff for manhandling the passenger. Read More »

Analysts say tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T

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The CBO's report has been revised to incorporate the effects of a new $1.3 trillion government spending bill and the $1.5 trillion in Republican-led tax cuts approved previous year. The new report predicts the economy will grow by 3.3 percent this year but that gross domestic product growth will drop to 1.8 percent by 2020. The report said the debt burden would approach 100 percent of the GDP by 2028, the highest level since just after World War II. Read More »

3rd person in IL dies after use of fake weed

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The state issued the warning on Monday. The state health department has a website that tracks the cases: www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/medical-cannabis/synthetic-cannabinoids . Officials say numerous samples have tested positive for brodifacoum; a lethal anticoagulant often used in rat poison. "Synthetic cannabinoids are unsafe". Read More »

Airtel announces new 300Mbps FTTH-based broadband plan for Rs. 2199

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Currently, billionaire Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Airtel is also offering live streaming of Vivo IPL 2018 for free on video streaming service Hotstar. Further to bring more value to its customers, Airtel has also introduced innovative offerings like Data Rollover (users can carry forward unused data to next bill cycle), Airtel Surprise and myHome Rewards that rewards users with free monthly data. Read More »

Sensex rises by over 100 points; Nifty above 10375-mark

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In the pack, ICICI Bank emerged as the top gainer by rising 0.97 per cent, while Tata Steel advanced 0.92 per cent. Companies such as Maruti Suzuki, Adani Ports, Sun Pharma, HDFC Bank, Dr Reddy's, SBI, Yes Bank, ITC, RIL, NTPC, HDFC Ltd, Power Grid and Tata Motors finished with modest gains. Read More »

Investor's Roundup (Intraday Analysis) - Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY)

Chart patterns can be hard to read given the volatility in price movements. This is a useful form of presentation since it reflects expansions and contractions in activity. Other technical indicators are worth considering in assessing the prospects for EQT. Diamondback Energy, Inc. (FANG) stock price dropped with downswing change of -3.15% when it was compared to 20-day moving average. Read More »

Arun Jaitley Likely To Undergo Kidney Transplant Surgery Today

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On Wednesday afternoon, Mr. Jaitley was brought to the hospital for "finishing formalities for a donor kidney" ahead of the surgery. The donor's identity has been kept a secret. Jaitley, 65, had earlier been operated upon for a gastric bypass in 2015 to loose weight after Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari underwent similar surgery. Read More »

Canada: Tributes pour in for Humboldt crash victims, all identified

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Friday north of Tisdale, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as the team was headed for the town of Nipawin for a playoff game. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the collision, Zablocki said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost so much, with their families and with all Canadians who grieve with them at this hard time". "I also want people to know the good person he is", Isaac said. Read More »

JEE Advanced Paper Format Changed; Made Similar to GATE

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Close to 9.13 lakh students appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main paper on Sunday, with many candidates finding the paper tougher compared to a year ago. "Expected cut off is 80 (+-5%) marks out of 360". Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in each question set by dividing the syllabus of each subject into appropriate number of units and choosing equal number of questions from each unit. Read More »

14 killed as Canada ice hockey team's bus crashes

Hayley Wickenheiser, a four-time Olympic gold medallist and former captain of Canada's national women's hockey team, said she didn't sleep after the news broke amid "waves of grief". "It's very tough but I have been trying to get the message out that we will get through this, we will see the light at the end of the tunnel". "Some of them are waiting to hear if their kids are alive". Read More »

Reed builds 3-shot lead over McIlroy at Masters

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Patrick Reed fired two late eagles on a rain-softened Augusta National course to seize a three-shot lead over Rory McIlroy after the third round of the Masters on Saturday. Jordan Spieth , his partner in US team competitions (and who is nine shots back, having shot 71 Saturday), said, "Yeah, (making) two eagles is nice. Read More »

Wildlife officials explain why raccoons in OH are acting like 'zombies'

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Witnesses describe the furry black-masked creatures assuming aggressive postures toward humans, showing no fear and impervious to attempts to scare them off with noises or movements. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said it does not sound like rabies, but rather a disease called distemper. "I had Buddy and Corbin outside in my front yard when a drooling raccoon appeared nearby", Coggeshall wrote in a Facebook post, sharing picture of the sick raccoon in his garden. Read More »

One woman dead after house fire in Hartford Township

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Beasley says the family believes the home was struck by lighting. The condition of the man and woman in the home is not known. Dispatchers said the fire started around 7 p.m.at the home on Drake Stateline Rd. A firefighter in a radio report initially reported a person in the home when requesting an EMS response. There were no injuries to residents or firefighters, Ewing said. Read More »

Woman attacked by knife-wielding man yelling anti-Muslim slurs speaks out

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The driver, who was identified by the victim as a white man with tattoos on his arms and neck, allegedly started shouting anti-Muslim slurs at the woman. The driver of the SUV, described as a dark-haired man with a thin build and a "thick country accent", wearing a white T-shirt and dark trousers, hopped out "wielding a knife and shouting ethnic slurs" at her, according to the report. Read More »

Death Notices for April 7, 2018

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He later became the assistant principal at East Prairie High School. Martha enjoyed sewing, crocheting and gardening. Florence was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society. Online condolences can be sent at www.weilandfuneralchapel.com. Daniel Funeral Home, 1010 2nd Street North, St. Read More »