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Britain's Lizzy Yarnold wins women's skeleton event at Winter Games

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South Korea has always been a powerhouse in short-track speed skating , and "Queen" Kim won the country's first figure skating gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics , spurring more local interest in winter sports. The event was rescheduled for Friday. The giant slalom will also now be Friday so the events will be back to back. Cha had been battling flu heading into the competition, and his coach, Brian Orser, said he was quite satisfied with Cha's performance. Read More »

Sacramento Kings Shine In Rising Stars Game

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As for Team USA, they will be led by breakout rookie star Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz, as well as the Boston Celtics wing duo of Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum. Everyone knows what Murray is capable of in this setting, while Hield, Bogdanovic, and Markkanen can also get hot from deep . Not everything was bad for Team USA, though. Read More »

Former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely comes back in Congress

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The defeat of the Congress prompted the party leadership to rework its strategies and send clear instructions to end factionalism to take on an aggressive BJP. His comeback was welcomed by Delhi Unit in-charge PV Chacko along with Ajay Maken. Lovely had joined the BJP in April previous year, who had raked up allegations of bribery in ticket distribution for the MCD polls by the Congress and asserted after meeting chief Amit Shah that many senior Congress leaders were feeling "suffocated" as ... Read More »

Baby's severed head was Super Blue Blood Moon sacrifice

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Dumping the torso and the knife in the river and after waiting for the bleeding to stop, he took the head in a polythene bag and reached home around 3am. After completing the rituals, the accused carried the severed head to the terrace and kept it in the south-west corner under the lunar eclipse moonlight and the rising sun. Read More »

Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Wednesday Night

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Eight years later, he won a silver medal as part of the Norwegian yachting crew. This is one of the most interactive ways to bet and an excellent way to increase the odds of earning winnings. - Nordic combined: Men will compete in the individual normal hill event (2:30 a.m). You can follow him on Instagram and Twitter. While the doubles luge event is technically open to both genders, no women qualified for the event - neither in Canada nor internationally. Read More »

Women Who Use Spray Cleaners May as Well Smoke Pack a Day

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Some 85 percent of the females reported being the main cleaner at home, while only 46.5 percent of the men reported the same. Scientists define one pack year as being the equivalent of 20 cigarettes smoked daily for one year. In addition, the results also showed that women who cleaned were also more likely to have asthma , with 12.3 per cent of those who cleaned at home and 13.7 per cent of those who cleaned at work suffering from the condition, compared to 9.6 per cent of those who did not ... Read More »

Cherokee County Health Department offering flu shots at no cost to residents

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So far 153 people have died during the 2017-18 flu season, which breaks a record from a year ago. The department has high-dose vaccine for seniors that may not be available from health care providers. Contact your local county health department for clinic times. "Some key things to consider when addressing flu in children include monitoring for flu-like illness and keeping them home from school and other public settings if sick", Spohn said. Read More »

CDC: Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far

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Anne Schuchat, acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . "Although the majority of cases of influenza-like illness are not reported , so far there have been more than 8,100 laboratory-confirmed cases in the state this flu season", DPH said in a release. Read More »

Senator Farhatullah Babar raises objections over army deployment in Saudi Arabia

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The ISPR said that the military contingent is part of the ongoing Pakistan-Saudi bilateral cooperation, under which a number of Pakistani troops are already stationed in Saudi Arabia for advisory roles. Bajwa earlier this month visited Saudi Arabia for three days and met officials including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Commander of Ground Forces Lt Gen Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz. Read More »

Nigerian Army Offers N3mn Reward for Information on Boko Haram Leader Shekau

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The borehole was in addition to road rehabilitation projects to facilitate infrastructural development in the forest and adjourning communities, army spokesperson Sani Kukasheka said in a statement reaching Xinhua in Lagos. Consequently, the terrorists are in disarray and scampering for safety while others were surrendering. "He is desperately trying to escape the Theatre, disguises as a woman and dresses in Hijab". Read More »

Anthony Rizzo Delivers Emotional Speech at Vigil Day After Deadly Shooting

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Chicago Cubs star Anthony Rizzo choked back tears while delivering a powerful speech at the vigil for those lost in the tragic shooting at his H.S. Henderson's overall record of 285-107-16 included 222 wins at Athens' Clarke Central High. "I'm a baseball player, but I'm also an American". He was the recipient of the 1995 Bill Hartman Award -the highest honor a former UGA student-athlete can attain. Read More »

What is the Cauvery waters dispute

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The 1990 tribunal gave an order in 2007, but Tamil Nadu , Karnataka and Kerala challenged it before the Supreme Court. Last year, the apex court had ordered Karnataka to release 2,000 cusecs of the Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu everyday as an interim measure till the appeals are finally decided by it. Read More »

Nigerians, others escape death as Delta Air catches fire mid air

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Delta Airlines, in its statement, confirmed the incident but noted that the flight landed safely and customers exited the aircraft on the runway via emergency slides. She said, "We sincerely apologize for the error and we promise to cooperate with AIB in the investigation of this occurrence". In his remarks, the Director General of NCAA, Captain Muhkar Usman, yesterday said the incident will be investigated by Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, which will work with their American ... Read More »

Ending 9-Year Rule, Jacob Zuma Resigns As President Of South Africa

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Ajay Gupta is among several people sought by authorities as part of the probe. Zuma has been discredited by corruption scandals. Richard Calland, an expert in South African politics at the University of Cape Town, said the departure of Zuma from office would give Ramaphosa "the chance to rebuild government and the party at the same time". Read More »

Flu death toll rises to 251 in San Diego

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In Rhode Island, 24 people have died of flu-related illness so far this flu season. While nurses have received phone calls from parents saying their children were being kept home from the flu, Scannell said weekly checks since the December holiday break as compared to last year's attendance rates show "nothing that really jumps out". Read More »

Single fathers at risk of early death

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Maria Chiu, Ph.D., from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto, and colleagues used data from a representative sample of 871 single fathers, 4,590 single mothers, 16,341 partnered fathers, and 18,688 partnered mothers from the Canadian Community Health Survey (earliest survey date: September 5, 2000; latest survey date: December 24, 2012). Read More »

Sarasota State House of Representatives flips to Democrat Margaret Good

The result: a remarkably high 36 percent voter turnout in a typically low-yield special election, and another victory. "While this big Democratic victory should put the elder Buchanan on notice, he can not undo his steadfast support for the House Republican agenda that puts the very rich and biggest corporations first, and middle class Sarasotans last", Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesperson Cole Leiter said in a statement. Read More »

Hockey: Maple Leafs double up Blue Jackets

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He finished the night plus-1 with one shot on goal in 10:59 of ice time. Marner has had similar success playing alongside Kadri - Wednesday marked the fifth even-strength goal Marner has scored in the last 10 games, compared to just three in his first 49 games shuffling between the Leafs' third and fourth lines. Read More »

Medical marijuana sales in western Pennsylvania begin Thursday morning

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We are fulfilling the governor's promise and the legislative mandate to get the medical marijuana program up and running in two years", Pennsylvania's Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Only patients and caregivers are allowed inside marijuana dispensaries. Pennsylvania dispensaries will not carry smokeable forms of marijuana . Read More »

Bill English steps down as Nats leader

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A staunchly Catholic conservative, Mr English served as prime minister for just under a year before being replaced by centre-left leader Jacinda Ardern in October last year. English made world headlines previous year when he posted pictures on Facebook of a dinner he made for his family - pizza topped with tinned spaghetti and pineapple. Read More »

Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation (NASDAQ:IPCC) Experiencing Unusual Activity Mid-day

The company has a market cap of $1,060.44, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.38, a PEG ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.79. The stock decreased 1.35% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $95.74. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $86 target in Monday, February 8 report. Kemper Corporation will acquire Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at about $1.4 billion, the companies have announced. Read More »

Buffett's Firm Invests in Drugmaker Teva, Trims Phillips 66

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Most of the time, a stock is cheap for good reason. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) Upgraded to "Buy" by Vetr " was originally reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. It's become the most-asked question of any serious investor or analyst, and the opinions range from "this might be interesting" to something a lot less polite. Read More »

Ultra-processed foods linked to cancer risk

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Lead researcher Dr Mathilde Touvier , of the Sorbonne Paris Cite Epidemiology and Statistics Research Centre, said : "To our knowledge, this study is the first to investigate and highlight an increase in the risk of overall cancer associated with ultra-processed food intake". Read More »

British companies plan for minimum wage hike

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But with the lowest levels of unemployment since 1975 and with European Union emigrants, which are likely to decline after Brexit, the wages are beginning to rise. Businesses also reported cost pressures from higher mandatory pension contributions, increased inflation, a lack of foreign workers and difficulty recruiting and retaining staff. Read More »

Hopes of reversing Alzheimer's raised by enzyme study

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The new study from a team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute focused on an enzyme called BACE1 (aka beta-secretase), which is known to contribute to the formation of the toxic amyloid proteins that congregate as plaques on the brain, and are hypothesized to be the source of most Alzheimer's symptoms. Read More »

Amit Shah's Jind bike rally Live Updates

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Saini is a vocal critic of the BJP government in the state for giving reservations to Jats and has previously slammed Manohar Lal Khattar for accepting demands of protesting Jat leaders. Armed jawans could be seen in different parts of Jind and some adjoining towns, including roads leading to the venue at Pandu Pindara village, on the outskirts of the Jind city. Read More »

Transgender woman becomes first in world to breastfeed baby

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She made a decision to breastfeed the 6 lbs 13 oz tot after her female partner - who carried the child - opted against it. She first approached medics at Mount Sinai Health System in NY several months before the birth. Speaking to The Sun , Dr Reisman added: "This is the first step towards standardising care for transgender mothers and building happy, healthy, transgender families". Read More »