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Nigerian court orders senate head to stand trial


Delivering its judgment on the federal government's appeal of the ruling of the CCT, Justice Akomolafe-Wilson in the 70-page unanimous ruling held that there was no evidence to substantiate 15 of the 18 charges against Saraki. Umar dismissed all the 18-count allegations against Saraki on grounds that the Federal Government was unable to prove the allegations. The court concluded that credible evidence was led by the prosecution on counts 4 ,5,6 to warrant the defendant to be called upon to ... Read More »

What Caused California's Skirball Fire In Bel Air?

Canyons and other areas where homeless people set up encampments are surveyed each year by the Los Angeles Fire Department in advance of the fall and winter rainy season so that the information can be shared in times of potential floods and mudslides with law enforcement and other emergency workers. Read More »

Eagles' coaches talk Nick Foles, Sidney Jones


They have clinched the NFC East for the first time since 2013, and could have home-field advantage throughout the postseason. "In 2013, when that all happened, I was a young player that had never been in this role", Foles said Tuesday during a news conference at the NovaCare Complex auditorium. Read More »

Scientists may know why younger brothers are more likely to be gay


In the study, published Monday in the journal PNAS , researchers found that mothers who have boys had higher instances of an antibody against a protein essential in the developing male brain. The same did not hold true for adopted brothers , which made scientists believe a biological explanation . According to scientists, having a male child triggers an immune reaction in the mother that can alter the brain of the growing baby. Read More »

Sr. Lawyer Rajeev Dhavan gives up court practice after humiliation from SC


Rajeev Dhavan, 71, in a two-sentence letter to the CJI, said: "After the humiliating end to the Delhi case, I have chose to give up court practice". The legal luminary who has had an acclaimed run as a lawyer in many a high profile case over the past three decades also added that while Chief Justice Misra is "entitled to take back my Senior Gown conferred on me" he would "like to keep it for memory and services rendered". Read More »

Airing of condom ads restricted


The ministry said that it was brought to its notice that some channels carry advertisements of condoms repeatedly which are alleged to be indecent, especially for children . A condom hoarding featuring Sunny Leone had a Gujarati message of "Play but with Love". The campaign was then pulled out. Another micro-blogging site user Pitter Bills took to twitter to point out that there is anyways no point in airing such ads during those hours. Read More »

Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not


And yet another study found that women tend to develop a stronger reaction to the flu vaccine than men, perhaps because higher testosterone levels among men tend to suppress the overall immune response, the review team suggested. For example, one USA study that examined flu-related deaths from 1997 to 2007 found that, for adults, within several age groups, the rate of flu-associated mortality was somewhat higher in men than in women, regardless of underlying heart disease, cancer, chronic ... Read More »

Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a €98.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

Its down 0.06, from 1.7 in 2017Q1. The company has a market capitalization of $172.23 billion, a P/E ratio of 40.13 and a beta of 0.86. After $-0.23 actual EPS reported by Agrium Inc. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 47% are positive. Read More »

Cabbage and soy food reduce negative effects of cancer treatment


A part of Georgetown University Medical Center and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Georgetown Lombardi seeks to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer through innovative basic and clinical research, patient care, community education and outreach, and the training of cancer specialists of the future. Read More »

Huntington's breakthrough as early trial shows injection may stop disease


Moving forward, the research team will conduct further testing on how drastically the drug can alter the progression of the disease. The UCL trial involved 46 patients from the UK, Germany and Canada. An estimated 30,000 Americans are living with the disease. The drug uses an approach called antisense to stop a gene producing a particular protein. Read More »

CDC: Peak flu season is here


It is the same formulation that was used during Australia's most recent flu season - which typically sets a pattern for what the USA will face - and it was only 10 percent effective there. Osterholm said it's still a good idea to get a shot. The CDC strongly suggests that everyone experience the flu vaccine most probably and mostly those at threat of serious flu barriers involve young children; pregnant women; patients with chronic health conditions like asthma; diabetes or heart and ... Read More »

Tollywood comedian Vijay Sai hangs himself at his Hyderabad residence


The 38-year-old actor had hanged himself from a ceiling fan using a bedsheet. When the door was forcefully opened he was found hanging. At around 9.30 a.m, Vijay left a message- "Vijay no more" on a Whatsapp group. Vijay Sai acted in many Telugu films, but is remembered for his performances in "Bommarillu" and "Ammayilu Abbayilu". A case is also pending against Vijay in a local police station on this issue. Read More »

Air India set to begin flight service from Bhubaneswar to Bangkok today


The flight number A1339 with 18 passengers on board took off from Bangkok at around 5.40 am (IST) and landed at 7 am in Bhubaneswar airport today. "It will also boost trade and tourism". The flight would be received by State Tourism Minister Ashok Panda along with a team of officials, said official sources. "Certain clearances that are required from the State and the Centre for originating the flight from Gaya which will proceed towards Bangkok via Bhubaneswar", he said. Read More »

Marco Silva slams "harsh" Marvin Zeegelaar sending-off


After comes the decision (and) it has a big, big influence. Harsh, harsh, harsh, harsh decision by the referee. "With 10 men we showed commitment and fighting spirit but we were unlucky we didn't get the goal". And unlike Silva, Dyche claims to have no doubts over Probert's decision. Dyche was forced into a couple of changes against his former club Watford on Saturday, with Ben Mee missing from the heart of defence for the first time this season and winger Robbie Brady beginning a ... Read More »

Taylor Swift Tells Time "Me, Too"


The same analysis by the Times found that Native women are 10 times as likely to be murdered than non-Native Americans. Acting like Swift and women like her need to be taken down a peg is the wrong message for Mueller to send anytime, but especially during a sexual assault reckoning like the one we're all living in right now. Read More »

Storm Caroline upgraded to amber warning


While the worst of the wind and snow are expected in northern parts of the United Kingdom, the Met Office is warning that "scattered sleet and snow showers can be expected nearly anywhere in the UK" tonight. Severe gales and snow showers caused travel disruption, school closures and left thousands of people without power as Storm Caroline swept in to the UK. Read More »

Ogun PDP leaders, elders call for hitch-free convention


The convention was finally declared opened by the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi at exactly 12: 23 PM, following the late arrival of party chieftains. "First of all, I can tell you that we are happy with Atiku coming back to the PDP". At the time, the former VP had teamed up with APC to upstage PDP in 2015. Read More »

State of emergency declared in San Diego due to Lilac Fire


East Valley Community Center located at 2245 E. Valley Parkway, Escondidio & Stagecoach Community Park located at 3420 Camino De Los Coches, Carlsbad. "It didn't appear that the winds came that were predicted for us yesterday". Among the evacuated sites were Bonsall High School, Sullivan Middle School and the Rancho Monserate Country Club. Read More »

Severe weather warning issued for North of England


A snow warning is also in place on Friday and Saturday. Motorists should expect delays and rural areas could even be "cut off" as heavy snowfall is expected tonight. Northern Scotland may escape dry with plenty of winter sun. In the meantime, widespread snowfall is expected to cause transport chaos during rush hour today and throughout the weekend. Read More »

Footage Of Starving Polar Bear Shows Heartbreaking Reality Of Climate Change


Nicklen, who co-founded the advocacy group SeaLegacy, says that when he hears scientists say that polar bears will be extinct in the next hundred years, he thinks of the animals starving to death. "We stood there crying-filming with tears rolling down our cheeks", he said. Not only is it illegal to approach or feed polar bears, according to Sea Legacy , but this individual bear was "on his last legs and his muscles had atrophied beyond fix". Read More »

Gilead Sciences to acquire Cell Design Labs in $567m deal

Based in Emeryville, California, Cell Design Labs is a pre-clinical stage company, focused on developing disruptive CAR-T and T cell receptor (TCR) therapies to advance discovery and development of new anti-cancer drugs. "We have been working with Cell Design Labs for nearly 18 months, and truly appreciate the groundbreaking nature of their technology platforms", commented David D. Read More »

Delhi government cancels Max Hospital's licence owing to negligence


It had come to light that a newborn was wrongly declared "dead" by the hospital after which the Delhi government initiated an inquiry into the incident. "It has been found guilty in those cases too", the health minister said. It adds: "The committee also concluded the staff nurses on duty were also at fault as they handed over the bodies of the newborns without any written direction from the paediatrician and they also missed the signs of life in the male newborn while handing over the "body" ... Read More »

Salman Khan dances to make teary-eyed Katrina smile


The Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are very soon going to take over the screens with their action-packed performance. There is no indication as to if there will be another sequel for Tiger Zinda Hai , but it is more than likely that there will be another story if this becomes a major hit around the world. Read More »

Trump Justice Dept. opens formal probe of Planned Parenthood


CMP founder David Daleiden is now under indictment in California . "At this point, the records are intended for investigative use only", Boyd continued. The redacted records could only be shared with the DOJ if the Department requested them. "And, unless there is a renewed commitment by everyone involved against commercializing the trade in aborted fetal body parts for profit, then the problem is likely to continue". Read More »

More than 46 million American's are suffering from Alzheimer's disease


Using new methodology, scientists calculate that approximately 6 million American adults have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment, which can sometimes be a precursor to the disease. That means they have a build up of brain plaques linked to the disease, but may never develop any symptoms. This bill would create an Alzheimer's public health infrastructure across the country to implement effective Alzheimer's interventions including increasing early detection and diagnosis, ... Read More »

Celgene Corp (CELG) Shareholder Standard Life Investments LTD Has Boosted Stake

The institutional investor held 3.56M shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $462.15 million, up from 3.19M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Natixis Asset Mngmt owns 12,400 shares. South Texas Money Management Ltd. raised its stake in Celgene by 0.6% in the 1st quarter. Moreover, Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md has 0.29% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) for 12.37 million shares. Read More »

The Philippines' dengue vaccine program — TIMELINE


The WHO has recommended that the vaccine only be used in people who have had a prior dengue infection. The DOH immediately suspended its dengue immunization program. A Philippine senator, Joel Villanueva, demanded justice against the company : "Sanofi should also be made accountable for their haphazard release of the drugs without complete and proper clinical studies". Read More »

FRDI Bill will protect the rights of depositors: FM


The FRDI Bill had suggested that the use of "bail-in" provision may result in the cancellation of a liability, which could extend to bank deposits, sources in the banking industry said, referring this as the source of anxiety for depositors. Read More »