General Elections: INEC boss unveils timetable, schedule of activities ahead of polls

The governorship and state assembly elections will hold on Saturday 2nd March 2019. He reminded the REC that his appointment was coming at a time when the commission and indeed Nigerians had begun the countdown to the 2019 general elections. More..

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HIV-positive coach pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

HIV-positive coach pleads guilty to child sex abuse charges

The offenses occurred for a period of about two years starting in May 2015. Bell now faces 27 separate counts, including sexual abuse of a minor, second-degree sex offense by force, third-degree sex offense, ...More..

E. coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

E. coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration - the agencies that oversee investigations of foodborne illness outbreaks and food recalls - are continuing to investigate the cause of the outbreak, in partnership ...More..

WSU online business programs receive US News & World Report honors
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

WSU online business programs receive US News & World Report honors

News assessed. Consequently, indicators like standardized test scores and high school class rankings that are used by the publication to rank brick-and-mortar colleges are not used to rank online programs . I...More..

Hepatitis A traced to West Jordan 7-Eleven
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Hepatitis A traced to West Jordan 7-Eleven

Any item from the store's hot food case, such as pizza, hot dogs, chicken wings or taquitos. People who consumed bottled drinks or packaged foods at that West Jordan store have no need to contact the health d...More..

Musa, Iheanacho must look for new clubs-Rohr
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Musa, Iheanacho must look for new clubs-Rohr

West Ham United, Newcastle United, Stoke City and Swansea City had all been linked to the young forward back in the summer, but they are yet to make any contact in January. Leicester City completed the signing...More..

WSU hires Claeys As Defensive Coordinator
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

WSU hires Claeys As Defensive Coordinator

According to USA Today, Athletic Director Mark Coyle said about his decision to fire Claeys, "With the support of Board of Regents' leadership and President Eric Kaler, I have chose to take the Gophers football...More..

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

NJ TRANSIT, PATH Train Riders Face Delays, Suspensions

In the meantime, several lines - including the Northeast Corridor, New Jersey Coast, Raritan Valley and Morris & Essex - were facing delays. A broken rail forced a suspension of PATH train service, sending hu...More..

Allegiant Air adding new nonstop flights to Florida, Charleston, South Carolina
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Allegiant Air adding new nonstop flights to Florida, Charleston, South Carolina

Low-priced carrier Allegiant announced new routes from Indy to Charleston, South Carolina, and Sarasota/Bradenton, Florida. They begin on April 11. "Charleston offers handsome scenery and authentic Southern cha...More..

Saudi Arabia to Open Sports Stadiums to Women
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Saudi Arabia to Open Sports Stadiums to Women

Al-Awda has reportedly been held in solitary confinement without charges or questioning and has only been allowed one 13-minute phone call since his detention, said the family member. His Majesty King Hamad bin...More..

Nottinghamshire in 'red zone' as Aussie flu cases rise across UK
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Nottinghamshire in 'red zone' as Aussie flu cases rise across UK

Aussie flu can lead to pneumonia and other potentially fatal complications. Children and pregnant women are also at risk. Created by online tool Flusurvey , the red zone map is updated every three minutes to...More..

Exercise Rx for repairing couch potatoes' hearts
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Exercise Rx for repairing couch potatoes' hearts

After two years, the participants' hearts were analyzed again to look for signs of any improvement. The other subjects' boosted maximum oxygen intake during exercise by 18% and elasticity of the left ventricle ...More..

Jignesh Mevani reaches Parliament Street
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Jignesh Mevani reaches Parliament Street

Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani's request to conduct a rally on Parliament Street today has been denied permission by the Delhi Police citing an NGT order that had disallowed protests at Jantar Mantar. The NGT pa...More..

Shah Rukh Khan talks about his two life lessons
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Shah Rukh Khan talks about his two life lessons

While Anushka was quite happy to be back on the sets, little did she know that the team of Zero has planned a surprise for her grand welcome. After having a great time in Cape Town, Anushka has now returned t...More..

England's Root hailed for leaving sick bed to bat
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

England's Root hailed for leaving sick bed to bat

Grimly, Root returned to the SCG shortly before play re-commenced, arriving at the ground still wearing his hospital bracelet. Compounding England's woes was a finger injury for captain Joe Root , his te...More..

Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand - APC
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand - APC

We condemn the grotesque and brazen sabotage of the will of the people of Delta State in the so-called election that Okowa and his lackeys in DSIEC organised last Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Delta State. The p...More..

National Anthem not mandatory in cinema halls, says Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

National Anthem not mandatory in cinema halls, says Supreme Court

In an affidavit submitted to the Apex court on Monday, the Centre requested the Court to modify its order that makes National Anthem mandatory in cinema halls . The inter-ministerial committee will take at l...More..

MSU drops to No. 4 in AP poll; 'Nova back on top
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

MSU drops to No. 4 in AP poll; 'Nova back on top

The Boilermakers are tied for No. 5 with Wichita State , one spot behind Big Ten Conference rival Michigan State . That allowed Villanova , which beat Marquette on Saturday, to ascend from third-ranked to ...More..

Google Doodle glorifies DNA researcher Har Gobind Khorana on his birthday
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Google Doodle glorifies DNA researcher Har Gobind Khorana on his birthday

He dedicated his entire life to science and research. He went on to earn undergraduate and master's degrees in chemistry at Punjab University, followed by a doctorate in organic chemistry at the University of...More..

Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff Reportedly Split After 5 Years Together
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff Reportedly Split After 5 Years Together

It just wasn't working anymore, and he and Lana were just not feeling it. " Jack and Lena were growing apart and it just made sense for them to end their relationship where it was", the source said. For ...More..

Free flu shots available at Metro, 89 county health departments
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Free flu shots available at Metro, 89 county health departments

Williams said. By February a year ago, flu deaths had gone from the three reported in December to 68. "In general, current flu vaccines tend to work better against influenza B and influenza A (H1N1) viruses...More..

South Devon commuters avoid strike chaos today
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

South Devon commuters avoid strike chaos today

Southern , which was facing its 39th RMT strike on Monday, said it planned to run a normal service on most routes, but advised passengers to check for any last-minute changes before they travel. He said agree...More..

Texas woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters in Louisiana
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Texas woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters in Louisiana

After shucking and eating roughly two dozen raw oysters with her wife and a friend, LeBlanc began having respiratory distress and a rash, which she and her wife initially assumed were signs of an allergic react...More..

A US Mountain Was Just The Second-Coldest Place On Earth
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

A US Mountain Was Just The Second-Coldest Place On Earth

Mount Washington, which is in the White Mountains, sits at 6,288 feet above sea level. The peak tied for second place with Armstrong, Ontario, as the coldest spot in the world on Saturday. With the windchill, t...More..

You Might Want to Avoid Romaine Lettuce
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

You Might Want to Avoid Romaine Lettuce

Thorough cooking usually kills foodborne bacteria such as E. coli or salmonella, but lettuce is not usually cooked. Canadian health authorities identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in thei...More..

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said this is the first time the Federal Government will be sending such a strong delegation to any country to canvass for the release of Nigerians held in what...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Update from Microsoft protects Windows 10 Mobile handsets from Meltdown and Spectre

The flaw was picked up by Google researchers . As a temporary fix for affected AMD systems, some users report that they have been able to install a show or hide updates troubleshooter patch from Micro...More..

South Texas 'critically low' on blood donations
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

South Texas 'critically low' on blood donations

While the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center said there is a critical need for blood donations, there is a particularly urgent need for O negative blood. Type O negative: The blood type that can be transfused ...More..

Conservative Party announce WRONG person as new party chairman
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Conservative Party announce WRONG person as new party chairman

The Sun are reporting that former immigration minister Brandon Lewis has been named as the new chairman of the Conservative party. The announcements are expected to begin imminently and be drip fed througho...More..

HP Canada recalling certain batteries due to fire hazard
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

HP Canada recalling certain batteries due to fire hazard

The batteries were sold from December 2015 through December 2017 at Best Buy, Amazon.com, Hp.com and other stores and authorized dealers nationwide. Eight reports of "overheating, melting or charring" have be...More..

Horry County schools to be delayed Monday; Georgetown County cancels
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Horry County schools to be delayed Monday; Georgetown County cancels

Joseph Elementary schools are closed. Edgecombe County Schools will be closed for students and staff Monday. School officials said Iredell-Statesville Schools will also dismiss students early Monday after...More..

Four More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Iowa
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Four More Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Iowa

He said that while the effectiveness data for this year's flu is not yet available, he hopes the vaccine will provide "reasonable protection" against Australian flu. But you can also wind up with a bad fever, c...More..

Radiohead Are Suing Lana Del Rey for Allegedly Plagiarizing 'Creep'
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Radiohead Are Suing Lana Del Rey for Allegedly Plagiarizing 'Creep'

The Sun also claims that Radiohead want "either to receive compensation or be credited on the list of songwriters to receive royalties". As it stands, the writing credits state Lana, Kieron Menzies and Ric...More..

GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal

The first advance estimates of GDP have made finance minister Arun Jaitley's budget math slightly more hard. The government on Friday predicted that India's Gross Domestic Product will grow at 6.5% this yea...More..

It's 'raining' Iguanas in Florida
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

It's 'raining' Iguanas in Florida

In Texas, the temperature in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico has dipped low enough to cold-stun sea turtles , causing them to float to the surface where they are vulnerable to predators. "The scene at my back...More..

Avoid romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports says
by | Sunday, January 07, 2018

Avoid romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports says

In the US, the infections have occurred in 13 states including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington state...More..

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Romaine lettuce may be source of E. coli outbreak

On 4 January 2018, the web site Food Safety News reported that romaine lettuce has been linked to multiple illnesses and at least one death in a winter 2017 E. But this outbreak appears to have extended ove...More..

Jon Gruden says 'there's a good chance' he's the next Raider coach
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Jon Gruden says 'there's a good chance' he's the next Raider coach

Gruden never had a losing season in four years with Oakland from 1998-2001 as his teams went 40-28 overall with two AFC West titles. Schefter downplayed that possibility, but did say that the deal would be the ...More..

Canadian Blood Services sound the alarm for new donation campaign
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Canadian Blood Services sound the alarm for new donation campaign

Nationwide they are short 28,000 donations compared to November and December. Area blood banks are in need of more blood and blood donors after weeks of wintry weather. Almost 11 million people give blood eac...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Enos to join Michigan staff

Enos, 49, was most recently the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach on Bret Bielema's staff at Arkansas, coaching with the Razorbacks from 2015-2017. Enos was introduced as the head coach at CMU on January...More..

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

New research shows how alcohol damages DNA and increases cancer risk

But how the consumption of alcohol then leads to the mutations that cause tumor development has always been a controversial subject. The team fed diluted ethanol to mice and then used chromosome analysis and ...More..

The water you drink could be harmful if its untreated, say experts
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

The water you drink could be harmful if its untreated, say experts

Live Water state drinking raw water will reduce wrinkles and keep joints strong and flexible. Raw water purveyors either lack the scientific literacy to interpret the available research or intentionally misr...More..

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'I don't know my January transfer budget'
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: 'I don't know my January transfer budget'

Because you have the Champions League money, so everything is around money. Benitez said: "I can be romantic, but it doesn't change anything". "That's it. "We have one game this week, one game next week, so...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT)?

Markston International Llc who had been investing in Lowe's Companies Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $76.36B market cap company. 34,667 shares were sold by TAICLET JAMES D JR, wor...More..

by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quash anti-government 'sedition' as protests continue

That was the clearest sign yet that authorities were taking the protests seriously. He also stated that the plot most likely focused on fomenting dissent from the countryside in order to shake up the establishm...More..

Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm

The National Weather Service reported snow fell in the city Wednesday morning. The weather service office in Raleigh said Wednesday it was receiving reports of 3 inches or more of snow in areas southeast of ...More..

Woman's 'Crohn's Disease' Was Actually Perforation From 'Tomato Ketchup Sachet'
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Woman's 'Crohn's Disease' Was Actually Perforation From 'Tomato Ketchup Sachet'

After the packet was removed, the woman's symptoms disappeared completely, leading the doctor's to conclude that she did not in fact suffer from Crohn's, and reporting that, "it is important to consider alter...More..

Dallas County Employee Claims Health Director Zachary Thompson Sexually Harassed Her
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Dallas County Employee Claims Health Director Zachary Thompson Sexually Harassed Her

The complaints come from an unnamed employee who worked for the long-time health director. Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Director Zach Thompson, who was scheduled to retire at the end of Jan...More..

A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe "blood moon"

People in Alaska, Hawaii and northwestern Canada will be able to see the eclipse from start to finish. An 8 per cent partial eclipse took place on December 31, 2009 but the last total eclipse of a Blue Moon h...More..

Snow In Florida: Pictures And Videos Show Rare Weather In Tallahassee
by | Saturday, January 06, 2018

Snow In Florida: Pictures And Videos Show Rare Weather In Tallahassee

Florida saw its first significant snowfall in almost three decades on Wednesday as a flurry settled on Tallahassee . Florida has seen its first snowfall in three decades as a rare winter storm hit the southeas...More..