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New guidelines for blood pressure impacting millions

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Heart experts have released new recommendations when it comes to reading high blood pressure. "There was a huge segment of the population we knew weren't getting taken care of because they didn't know."Before the change, about 32 percent of American adults fit the definition for hypertension ". Read More »

5 criminals held with arms & ammo post encounter at Dwarka Mor

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Five gangsters have been arrested. Punjab police team from Mohali and the South West district police here conducted a joint raid at Gudia Properties near Metro pillar number 768 in Shanti Park area, to catch a wanted criminal. As Per Media reports this Gang belongs toMewat and its adjoining areas have always been active in Delhi, particularly in the southern and outer parts of the city. Read More »

Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally

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The state's Republican governor, Kay Ivey, said Friday that she won't move the December 12 date of the special election to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat and will vote for Moore. While a former lawyer who shared office space with Moore stood up for the candidate, women who were in contact with him during the period remember an older man constantly pursuing younger women on the street, at the mall and at the gym. Read More »

Sleeping on your back could double the risk of stillbirth

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That's about 24,000 babies in the US every year. Alexander Heazell, a clinical director at Tommy's Stillbirth Research Centre at St Mary's Hospital, who lead the study, told the BBC it was much more important that women fall asleep on their side, and not be anxious if they wake up later on their back. Read More »

Anambra Election, a Clean Sweep - Okonkwo

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Oduah also commended President Muhammadu Buhari, INEC and security agencies for ensuring a peaceful poll last Saturday. YIAGA, an observer group which deployed over 500 observers to monitor the Anambra election on its part said that the group was poised to blow the whistle on INEC should the results collated by its observers in the field had been jettisoned for something else. Read More »

In Video, IndiGo Employee Orders Man To Touch Her Feet For Misbehaving

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The assailants were seen apologising in a video captured by a staff member of IndiGo after the woman went to police. She complained to the traffic policeman, who hauled up the two and led them to a police post at the airport. "Then only I will let you go", the woman is heard telling one of the men. Reportedly, the accused were students and had the woman lodged a formal complaint against them then it would have ruined their future. Read More »

Utah blows late lead and falls to Washington, 33-30

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Costello said, "so we'll sit back and watch them next week and hopefully they take care of business". Does that begin to show against a WSU team that allows just 174.2 passing yards per game and has ceded eight touchdowns this year? While the Apple Cup is going on, the No. Read More »

Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world

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He said the Day is an occasion for us all to reaffirm our commitment to the fundamental principles laid down in the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child as well as our national obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Right of the Child. Read More »

Owning A Dog Could Help You Live Longer (Especially If You're Single)

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As well as offering companionship and boosting non-human interactions, dogs also encourage their owners to exercise via walks, the researchers add. Participants were tracked for 12 years starting 2001. "These factors have been linked to increased risk of coronary heart disease, cardiovascular death and all cause mortality". Dogs helped this group of people the most as people then to perceive them as a family member. Read More »

Small plane crashes near airpark in Clearwater

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The crash happened around 10:20 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, on the N. Keene Road between Sunset Point Road and Drew Street. In the video, the plane is seen flying very low over the highway when all of a sudden it appears to try and pull up. Instead, part of the plane clipped a tree, causing it to spin out of control and crash. According to various reports, both the pilot and his passenger had no injuries. Read More »

Celgene Corporation (CELG) is Associated Banc Corp's 10th Largest Position

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Associated Banc Corp raised its holdings in Celgene Corporation by 9.1% in the 2nd quarter. Corporate insiders own 0.95% of the company's stock. About 5.97M shares traded. Charter Company accumulated 4,101 shares. Institutions own 82.35% of Celgene Corporation (CELG)'s shares. Jackson Square Partners Limited Co owns 7.17 million shares. Read More »

Cambodia charges 2 journalists with espionage

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The two were charged with "providing information that is destructive to national defense to a foreign state", when they were caught filing stories to RFA, said Ly Sophana, a spokesman at Phnom Penh Municipal Court. Cambodia's supreme court disbanded the country's main opposition party on Thursday. In a statement released on Friday, the 28-nation European Union said "an electoral process from which the main opposition party has been arbitrarily excluded is not legitimate". Read More »

Adams to stand down as Sinn Féin leader

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I will not be standing for the Dáil neither will Martin Ferris. That message remains today, Mr Adams said. "I have complete confidence in the leaders we elected this weekend and in the next generation of leaders", he said. Speaking last night, she alluded to the change to come. The conference will be the first since Mr McGuinness, a former IRA commander, died in March. Read More »

The truth behind the 'first marijuana overdose death'

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That conclusion, they say, should lead fellow medical professionals to consider urine screenings for THC in child patients who show signs of myocarditis and live in areas where marijuana is widely-used, like Colorado. "All we are saying is we didn't find any other reasons". That left one possibility in the doctors' minds as the most likely answer to the puzzle, but it was a mystery, too. Read More »

Based Super Eagles get favourable CHAN draw

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Libya shocked the African football community by winning the 2014 edition in South Africa at the expense of Ghana, despite the North African nation being embroiled in political turmoil at the time. According to the CHAN organisers, the first group of CHAN will play Marrakesh, the second will play matches in Casablanca and the third group will play in Tangier while the last group will play its matches in Agadir. Read More »

Computer brain training may cut dementia risk by 29%

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National Institutes of Health, dementia-free seniors (all age 65 and older) were divided into four groups. In the study, researchers followed 2,802 participants - none of whom started out with dementia - for a decade. The sessions were held over six weeks, during which time the participants were also measured on their cognitive and functional abilities. In the end, investigators determined that neither memory training nor reason training appeared to lower long-term dementia risk. Read More »

Overnight drizzle in Delhi may help ease up pollution

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The continued hovering of smog over the national capital and adjoining areas is primarily being attributed farmers burning stubble of the previous crop so that they can plant new crop in November and December. Delhiites managed to breathe easy on Friday after weeks of severe air pollution. Air quality index over Anand Vihar was majored at 260, Punjabi Bagh at 251, Siri Fort at 236 and Shadipur at 214. Read More »

Santa Claus coming to town for parade

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She said she's waited all year long to tell Santa that's what she wants for Christmas. Even larger crowds are expected this year, with the cancellation of the Downtown Business Association's Holiday Light Up event. Spectators can line both sides of Jasper Avenue to watch the almost 30 entries in this year's parade. Road work will also close Allen Road between Eglinton Avenue West and Sheppard Avenue West beginning at midnight on Friday through to 10 a.m. Read More »

Spencer Dinwiddie leads Nets at the point in easy win over Jazz

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Joe Ingles has been hit and miss as he's averaged 10.1 points, but he may be a hit here. Brooklyn took a 73-51 lead in the third quarter. It's good for our morale, good for our confidence, but it's not a surprise. The Jazz also dropped to 0-6 on the road to remain the NBA's only winless road team. In the opening quarter, the Nets gained control with a 20-2 run that included 5-for-6 shooting from three-point range for a 37-22 lead. Read More »

USA civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's disease

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Jackson Sr., a former presidential candidate and longtime civil rights leader, announced that he had Parkinson's disease . The 76-year-old Jackson wrote in the announcement he finds it "increasingly hard to perform routine tasks" and that getting around "is more of a challenge". Read More »

Interior Minister urges protesters in Islamabad to end sit

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Justice Siddiqui the "District Administration should not have allowed them to enter into ICT, but it is a mystery that protestors are sitting for the last 10 days and District Administration is acting like spectator of cricket match". He said assistance could also be sought from the Rangers and Frontier Constabulary to disperse the protesters. DIG Operations Mirwais Niaz, SSP and other senior officials of the capital administration also attended the meeting which was briefed by AIG Special ... Read More »

NZ family may be paralysed for life from eating wild boar

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But the three adults in the family had cooked and eaten the boar, before being found on the floor of their home in Waikato by emergency services last Friday, friends of the family said. He said cases are fairly uncommon, but can occur under the right conditions: a warm environment with low oxygen. Officials have taken the remaining boar meat for testing. Read More »

World's first successful head transplant carried out on corpses, claims scientist

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He described himself as having "realised the first human head transplant ". Professor Canavero has gained fame and some notoriety for his controversial claims about the first head transplant. We're not sure who the patient is going to be after disabled Russian man Valery Spiridonov , 31, said it was unlikely to him after he was initially announced as the likely patient. Read More »

Michael Schumacher's Monaco-winning Ferrari F2001 auctioned for £5.7 million

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Carrying the chassis number 211, the vehicle was the one Schumacher drove as he won the Hungarian Grand Prix that season, clinching his fourth world title and the second consecutive championship with the Italian team. But much like Da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" the vehicle is unlikely to be seen much now it's in the hands of a private buyer. Michael Schumacher's final Monaco Grand Prix-winning Ferrari went under the hammer at Sotherby's in NY and collected more than £5.5m. Read More »

Conaway Votes with US House to Pass Sweeping Tax Reform

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The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line 227-205 vote also brought nearer the biggest revamp of the US tax system in three decades. I agree with you - the tax code is now weighted against hard-working people and families. · Lowering the tax rate for businesses to 20 percent, down from 35 percent, which is the highest in the industrialized world. Read More »

FG Hails Super Eagles World Cup Qualification

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Briefing State House Correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) ‎meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister ascribed the Eagles' victory to the unity of objective which, he said, inspired the players to stun the two-time former World Cup winners by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar on Tuesday. Read More »

HDFC Standard Life makes a modest debut

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The non institutional investors (NIIs) category was subscribed 2.29 times. The gains were aided by an upgrade of India's sovereign bond rating on Friday by Moody's, which lifted the main Mumbai market index up 1 percent. Promoters HDFC and Standard Life Mauritius diluted 9.55 percent and 5.42 percent stake, respectively, through IPO. But high valuations, especially for some recent big insurers, have led to weak trading debuts. Read More »

Today's Brokerage Rating: Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALXN), Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP)

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Advance Auto Parts's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 5.03%. (NYSE: AAP ) shares. $49,648 worth of stock was bought by Karaboutis Adriana on Thursday, June 1. Dean Investment Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of Advance Auto Parts by 25.1% during the 3rd quarter. Moreover, Marble Arch Investments Lp has 7.66% invested in the company for 936,200 shares. Read More »

Delhi: Woman allegedly gang-raped, filmed and robbed by cab driver

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The victim is a resident of Delhi's Rohini, where she lives with her husband who is a taxi driver. He drove to Dhaula Kaun area from where his associate boarded the vehicle and both began misbehaving with her. "They threatened the woman with dire consequences and took turns to rape her. The sequence of crime and CCTV footage on the traversed route are being examined", he added. Read More »