• Clinton: Threat Of Special Counsel For Uranium Deal Is 'Politicization' Of DOJ
Clinton: Threat Of Special Counsel For Uranium Deal Is 'Politicization' Of DOJ

He and others have pointed to some of the investors in the deal and their ties to former President Bill Clinton and his foundation. Many Fox News personalities are doubling down on their advocacy for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the made-up " Uranium One scandal", in spite of the fact that anchor Shepard Smith emphati...

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  • 'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It
'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

Although the sensor can alert caregivers, the makers of Abilify, Japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical, said it is unclear whether the tracking device will actually help improve patients' ability to take their medication daily as prescribed. It is also not approved for use in pediatric patients, and may increase suicidal thinking and behavior in chil...

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  • Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack
Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack

Previous research has already found a link between sex and minor cardiac events, so this new paper adds to the understanding of how sexual activity could be linked to serious heart problems. Cardiac arrest results in more than 300,000 deaths each year in the US alone, the researchers say. This was slightly higher than the 27 per cent of non-sex t...

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  • Drinking Alcohol Really Does Raise Your Cancer Risk, Doctors Warn
Drinking Alcohol Really Does Raise Your Cancer Risk, Doctors Warn

Drinking in general was up by 11 per cent, high-risk drinking was 30 percent more common and 50 percent more people qualified as having a drinking problem. Moderate drinkers also face elevated risks for cancers of the voice box, female breast cancer and colorectal cancers . Liver cancer is caused by cirrhosis, which is in turn caused by drin...

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  • Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central
Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central

Penn State's College Football Playoff hopes, whatever was left of them, can be thrown out the window. The Nittany Lions get the win, and in spectacular fashion - they've got a point to prove after all. Check back to timesleader.com for full updates from the game. For Penn State, it was Amani Oruwariye who hauled in a wacky interception with MSU kno...

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  • Kevin Spacey Sexual Misconduct Scandal: Everything We Know So Far
Kevin Spacey Sexual Misconduct Scandal: Everything We Know So Far

In an interview with BuzzFeed , actor Anthony Rapp said he attended a party at Spacey's NY apartment in 1986, when he was 14. In the less than a week since Kevin Spacey was first accused of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old Anthony Rapp back in 1986, numerous men have come forward to disclose their own encounters with the actor, ...

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  • Hospital receives 'A' rating for patient safety
Hospital receives 'A' rating for patient safety

It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed and fully transparent. Based on that data, Leapfrog measures 27 aspects of patient health and safety. Rhode Island, Maine, Hawaii , Idaho and Virginia are the states with the highest percentage of "A"-ranked hospitals". "Hospitals have come together whether as hospital engagement netw...

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  • Local health officials commend President's approach to opioid crisis
Local health officials commend President's approach to opioid crisis

He calls the opioid crisis a "national shame". Over the past six years overdose deaths have outnumbered those from guns, cars, suicide and murders. They said any national resources and attention that could be devoted to the issue will help save lives. Massachusetts Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey said Trump's action was "woefully ina...

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  • Marijuana use linked to better sexual performance, says study
Marijuana use linked to better sexual performance, says study

When the majority of Americans have said they've smoked marijuana at least once , the more they can know about all aspects of how the drug affects their bodies, the better. What's more , the link was found across all kinds of demographic groups. Also, the higher the use of marijuana, the more the increase in sexual activity, suggesting a po...

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  • Have old medication? Today is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Have old medication? Today is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Trump's declaration that opioid addiction a national public health emergency. "Keeping unused, unnecessary, or expired medication in homes increases the risk of it being abused". This weekend, local law enforcement is providing three sites in Pulaski County for residents to turn in their unused or unwanted prescription medications so they don't end...

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  • What you need to know about the plague
What you need to know about the plague

Pneumonic infections can then be spread through the air, while septicaemic plague occurs when infection spreads through the bloodstream. "If they develop fever, chills, head and body aches, painful and inflamed lymph nodes , or shortness of breath with coughing and/or blood-tainted sputum".

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  • 64 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana
64 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana

Democrats and independents have historically been much more likely than Republicans to say marijuana should be legalized. Just a year ago, only 42 percent of GOP members surveyed said they supported legalization. This is the highest approval rating marijuana legalization has ever reached in a Gallup poll. For results based on the total sample of na...

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  • Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call
Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call

Unfortunately, Johnson's death has become the focus of a feud between President Trump and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson , a Florida Democrat, who spoke at Johnson's funeral. Wilson, who was present for the speaker phone conversation, recalled that Trump said "he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurts anyway".

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  • What Is Listeria? Contamination Concerns Prompt Mass Vegetable Recall
What Is Listeria? Contamination Concerns Prompt Mass Vegetable Recall

Healthy individuals may still suffer short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Here is a complete list of products and UPC codes being recalled by Texas stores . Archer Farms (Target): 12-oz. bags of broccoli slaw, broccoli cauliflower florets, broccoli medley and brussels sprouts, along with 9-oz...

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  • Review playing of national anthem in cinema halls, SC tells Centre
Review playing of national anthem in cinema halls, SC tells Centre

The bench on Monday told the Centre not to be influenced by the 2016 order on the playing of national anthem in the theatres while taking a fresh call. "These are matters of entertainment. We do not have to sing the national anthem to be patriatotic", the court observed. At this juncture, Chief Justice Dipak Misra, who headed the bench, which als...

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  • Three-Decade Survey Shows Drastic Decline in Insect Populations
Three-Decade Survey Shows Drastic Decline in Insect Populations

The long-term study used Malaise traps - a sophisticated kind of insect net which catches a wide variety of insects - set up in 63 German nature protection areas over the course of 27 years. In the study, researchers conducted a "census" 60 nature reserves created in Germany over the past century. While noting they had not "exhaustively a...

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  • At least 43 Afghan soldiers killed as Taliban storm military base
At least 43 Afghan soldiers killed as Taliban storm military base

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in a statement said, "We strongly condemn the barbaric attack at the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province". Afghan forces have struggled to combat a resurgent Taliban since the U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces formally concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014.

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  • Padmavati launched Basanti's Biography 'Beyond The Dream Girl'
Padmavati launched Basanti's Biography 'Beyond The Dream Girl'

Hema Malini launched her book "Beyond The Dream Girl " in the presence of actress Deepika Padukone . However, her actor husband Dharmendra, gave it a miss. Hema Malini reportedly fractured her nose and suffered injuries on her forehead. "Everyone wonders what kind of a relationship we (Sunny and I) are having".

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  • Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees
Astros add RHP McHugh for ALCS against New York Yankees

But he was quick to point out that Keuchel's success certainly hasn't been limited to games against NY. Alex Bregman and Altuve went back-to-back off Red Sox starter Chris Sale in the first inning, and that was just the start of a rude awakening for the AL Cy Young Award candidate in his first career postseason start.

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  • McDonald's brings back Szechuan Sauce for one day only
McDonald's brings back Szechuan Sauce for one day only

Participating McDonald's locations are also giving away collectible sauce-themed posters highlighting all ten of the restaurant's sauces, including the limited-edition Szechuan. In July, McDonald's sent a jug of Szechuan sauce to the show's co-creator Justin Roiland after finding it in "a dimension where it's always 1998".

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  • Las Vegas Police Officer Killed in Shooting Remembered at Vigil
Las Vegas Police Officer Killed in Shooting Remembered at Vigil

Hartfield, 34, was known as a selfless, respected leader who brought out the best in his players, said Stan King, whose son played football for Hartfield. While selflessly saving the lives of others, he was fatally struck by a bullet. "Sgt. 1st Class Hartfield epitomizes everything good about America", said Brig.

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  • Blood Donations Needed In Wake Of Las Vegas Massacre
Blood Donations Needed In Wake Of Las Vegas Massacre

If you want to help, United Blood Services needs blood donations, water, blankets, & chairs for the people waiting in line. Knowing people are suffering can leave people feeling helpless, but something as simple as a blood donation is a life-affirming move.

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  • Russian accused of Bitcoin fraud appeals extradition
Russian accused of Bitcoin fraud appeals extradition

A court in the Greek city of Saloniki satisfied a U.S. extradition request for Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik at its hearing on Wednesday. Vinnik was arrested while on vacation in Greece on July 25, and detained pending the extradition hearing, after a request from U.S.

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  • Five injured, suspect arrested as Canada police probe 'act of terrorism'
Five injured, suspect arrested as Canada police probe 'act of terrorism'

Trudeau said the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the country's Integrated National Enforcement Team had joined the Edmonton police in its investigation. The suspect fled the stop, leading police on a chase through Edmonton as the driver "intentionally swerved" at pedestrians in crosswalks, hitting four of them.

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  • NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know
NRL Grand Final: Everything you need to know

That's how things seem to work with the supporting players at the juggernaut that is the Melbourne Storm rugby league club. He scored the 11th most regular season tries across the league and now, you can jump on him at $17. The remarkable memory left by Melbourne's big three is that their last was their best. Shorn of key men Johnathan Thur...

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  • Black Stars thrash Super Eagles, win WAFU Cup
Black Stars thrash Super Eagles, win WAFU Cup

Nigeria pulled a consolation goal in added time as Rabiu Ali flawless inched free kick beat Ghana's Joseph Addo at his near post. Nigeria goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa was beaten twice from the spot. The Black Stars lost 2-0 Nigeria in the last group game of the ongoing WAFU Cup last week and will be looking to make amends in Sunday's rematch f...

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  • World's 'heaviest' woman dies in Abu Dhabi
World's 'heaviest' woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Eman was being monitored in hospital with a view to starting physiotherapy to enable her regain use of her limbs when she passed away. Eman Ahmed weighed 79 stone (501 kg), when she passed away this morning at Abu Dhabi's Burjeel hospital .

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  • Wolf Says Time is Running Out on Pennsylvania Budget Deal Before Downgrade
Wolf Says Time is Running Out on Pennsylvania Budget Deal Before Downgrade

With the lower rating, Pennsylvania is now among the bottom five states rated by Standard and Poor's. No matter what the right-wing advocates say, a majority of Republican members of the General Assembly is simply unwilling to reduce state spending to the level necessary to balance the budget without new taxes - indeed they have taken credit for ...

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  • Reasons I'm Not Buying an iPhone X (or iPhone 8)
Reasons I'm Not Buying an iPhone X (or iPhone 8)

As CEO Tim Cook recently said , the $999 iPhone X is a " value price " relative to all the technology packed inside. The improvements in the 8s over the previous generation of iPhones and their pricing under $1,000 will be attractive to many Apple users, said Andreas Scherer, managing partner at Salto Partners .

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  • India Seeks Deportation of Rohingya for Security Reasons
India Seeks Deportation of Rohingya for Security Reasons

The fundamental rights of Indians will also be seriously violated if Rohingya refugees are allowed to stay in the country and deprive Indians of their legitimate share, it added. According to media reports, the violence began when Rohingya militants attacked police posts in Rakhine. "We have asked the law enforcement agencies and the local admini...

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  • WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments
WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments

Titus responded Monday to the leak of the memo over the weekend, saying, "Secretary Zinke leaked a memo in the middle of the night because he knows his plan to hack away at monuments like Gold Butte is an overreach opposed by the majority of Americans".

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  • Have directed CBI probe into Ryan student murder, says Haryana chief minister
Have directed CBI probe into Ryan student murder, says Haryana chief minister

Pradyumans parents have always been demanding CBI inquiry. Police have arrested Ashok Kumar, a conductor of one of the school's buses, as the prime suspect in the case. There would be proper attendance, reporting of absentees and compulsory ID cards for staff and students while special attention would be paid to accident and abuse-prone areas insid...

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  • Kremlin accuses West of
Kremlin accuses West of "whipping up hysteria" over Russian war games

Russian military officials have said up to 70 aircraft and about 250 tanks, 200 artillery systems and 10 navy ships will also be involved . Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas inflated the numbers to as many as 100,000 Russian soldiers, supposedly to be mobilized during the exercise - a belief which has also been voiced by German Defense Ministe...

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  • Six people shot at high school in Washington State, one dead
Six people shot at high school in Washington State, one dead

The suspect brought multiple weapons to campus, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovick said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Before the student shooter, who has been identified by news outlets as Caleb Sharpe, could fire the second weapon, a classmate, Sam Strahan, approached and tried to intervene.

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  • Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation
Press Councils of India, Myanmar sign MoU on cooperation

National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights Chairperson Babar Nawaz Khan told Express that meetings with diplomats were continuing regarding the Myanmar government's atrocities against its Muslims minority. ■ Would like to thank India for taking a strong stand on the terror threat that Myanmar faced recently: State Counsellor Aung San S...

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