North Carolina politicians vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

By comparison, the five-page HB2 bill was moved through both chambers with limited public comment, and signed by former Republican Gov. An Associated Press analysis estimates the law will lose the state $3.79 billion in business over the next 1... More..

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Neighboring counties fare better in annual health rankings
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Neighboring counties fare better in annual health rankings

The county that ranked highest for health outcomes in The Register-Herald region was Greenbrier County (No. 25). The next best county for overall health was Carteret (23rd) followed by Onslow (26th) and Cra...More..

Girl, 11, Suffers Severe Burns After Making Homemade Slime
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Girl, 11, Suffers Severe Burns After Making Homemade Slime

Her parents took her to the hospital , where doctors said she had second and third degree burns. Kathleen told Inside Edition: "My hands were just covered in blisters and it was really painful". The gooey st...More..

'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty, faces up to 7 years in prison
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

'Pizzagate' gunman pleads guilty, faces up to 7 years in prison

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia said in a statement that Welch will may receive far less time - likely a range of 18 to 24 months for the federal firearms charge and 18 to 60 months fo...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Company Stock Price of Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) Decreases -1.95%

The company, which last month posted its seventh consecutive annual loss, has sold off large swaths of its vast real-estate holdings and its prized Craftsman brand to stay alive while Eddie Lampert, its control...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chicago Teen Allegedly Gang-Raped Over Facebook Live

Elkins said she had seen a Facebook Live video in which a girl who looked like her daughter was being assaulted. She showed him screen-grabbed photos of her daughter, reporting that her daughter had been missi...More..

'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs $350 Million Worldwide
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs $350 Million Worldwide

The company has already announced more remakes to come for classic animated films "Dumbo", "Mulan", and " The Lion King ". According to The Hollywood Reporter , Watson might get the above-mentioned amount if t...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

CCTV footage of Kim Jong-nam death suggests another N. Korean suspect

The Interpol notice posted online shows four North Korean men aged between 32 to 56 years old. Malaysia has not initiated formal negotiations with North Korea over the latter's decision to bar Malaysians from...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

President Trump: Changes to GOP health bill will garner support

But some conservatives, having ousted the last House speaker, were beginning to grumble openly about Ryan's leadership. But Ryan did not commit to a timetable for passage, and his acknowledgment that the bill...More..

Strawberries Contaminated With Pesticides
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Strawberries Contaminated With Pesticides

This year, the Dirty Dozen list includes, in order, strawberries , spinach , nectarines, apples, peaches, celery, grapes, pears , cherries, tomatoes, sweet bell peppers and potatoes . The EWG also published...More..

Maruti Manesar violence: 31 workers convicted, 117 acquitted
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Maruti Manesar violence: 31 workers convicted, 117 acquitted

On 18 July 2012, a simmering dispute between Maruti Suzuki management and union representatives turned into a violent altercation that concluded with the death of the Manesar plant's HR manager Dev, and the arr...More..

Harry Kane on the double as Spurs see off Everton
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Harry Kane on the double as Spurs see off Everton

Harry Kane scored twice and produced another masterclass in centre-forward play as second-placed Tottenham defeated Everton to close the gap on leaders Chelsea to seven points. OK, they had more chances to ...More..

Subway says independent tests refute '50 percent real chicken' report
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Subway says independent tests refute '50 percent real chicken' report

The sandwich chain's results were an outlier: Other fast food chains, such as McDonald's, were found to have 80 percent or more chicken in their samples (seasonings account for the less-than-100-percent results...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Health officials: 16 flu deaths in North Carolina last week

Tulsa County has seen 391 flu-related hospitalizations. In the latest statewide victim totals, there were 11 deaths reported in the 65 and older age group, six in the 50-to-64 age group and two in the 25-to-4...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Millennials' Colorectal Cancer Risk Like Those Born in 1890

For rectal cancer, the increases were greater, with rates rising about three percent per year from 1974 to 2013 in adults aged 20 to 29. Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in men and women in the...More..

Dramatic Increase in Drug Overdoses in the US
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Dramatic Increase in Drug Overdoses in the US

The study also shows more men than women die of drug overdose, and that such deaths are most common among people in their mid-40's to their mid-50's, and white Americans had the highest rate of drug OD death am...More..

ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

ADHD: Large imaging study confirms differences in several brain regions

They analyzed MRI data from 1,713 people with ADHD and 1,529 controls ranging in age from 4 to 63 years. The new research focused on the way ADHD affects the brain. They found that the brains of children with...More..

Protests Against Planned Parenthood Happening Across Country Today, Counterprotests Too
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Protests Against Planned Parenthood Happening Across Country Today, Counterprotests Too

On the pro-life side of the street, Gibson said the Planned Parenthood office in Ottawa does not perform abortions, "but they send a lot of people" to get abortions in Aurora. He said he has taken part in some ...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Modi's raincoat barb an insult to nation: Rahul Gandhi

Modi had said in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that Manmohan Singh knew the art of taking a bath wearing a raincoat. The first phase of the polls in the state is now underway. "PM talks about surgical strikes but ...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Qatar spending $500M a week on 2022 World Cup preparations

Qatar's finance minister says a new unified value-added tax across the Gulf Arab countries could come into effect as early as next year as the oil-rich region searches for new sources of revenue. He said that s...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Cut off public funds for Planned Parenthood

So, while women may come in for one reason, they come back for other services. Before a group of about 50 Planned Parenthood staff and providers at a Spokane clinic, Inslee said any attempt to repeal the Affo...More..

New Way Teens Using E-Cigarettes Could Harm Their Heath
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

New Way Teens Using E-Cigarettes Could Harm Their Heath

The use of the dripping method can lead to an increased risk to toxins, nicotine, and other harmful chemicals. Users can modify their e-cigarettes for dripping , or they can buy atomizers built specifically ...More..

In Cincinnati, going red for heart health
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

In Cincinnati, going red for heart health

Everyone is encouraged to wear red that day. It's time for all women to learn the most critical numbers in their life - their hearts depend on it. Wrong, says Suzanne Steinbaum, a cardiologist and spokesperson ...More..

National Football League auditions Orlando as permanent Pro Bowl home
by | Sunday, January 29, 2017

National Football League auditions Orlando as permanent Pro Bowl home

If you're a fan who can't wait another week to see football, you want to be sure to catch all of the 2017 Pro Bowl action. The NFL recently announced replacements for the Falcons' six Pro Bowlers. Neither o...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Donald Trump: Waterboarding "Absolutely" Works

In written answers to the Senate Intelligence Committee after his January 12 confirmation hearing, Pompeo seemed to leave the door open for a review of the ban on torture methods such as waterboarding. After le...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Cancer death rates declining in Cook County, study finds

There are several likely explanations for high or increasing rates of cancer deaths in particular regions of the United States, but these factors need further investigation, Murray said. HPV is a common sexua...More..

by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Solar System's Biggest Gravity Wave Spotted on Venus

The structure appeared near the evening terminator on the daytime side of Venus. For a bit of background into just how unlikely it is for something this big to survive in Venus' atmosphere, the fiery planet b...More..

Scientists Finds Tapeworm In United States' Salmon
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Scientists Finds Tapeworm In United States' Salmon

The salmon was cut into narrow strips and their internal organs were studied using a magnifying glass. "The reason you know you have tapeworms is you look in your stool and you find bits of tapeworm floating in...More..

Despite Trump's concerns, AT&T-Time Warner deal likely getting done
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Despite Trump's concerns, AT&T-Time Warner deal likely getting done

AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson, who one of the overall public said will be among the members, was found in the working at around 9:20 a.m. On Wednesday, Trump didn't call on CNN reporter Jim A...More..

What Are Your 2017 New Year's Resolutions?
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

What Are Your 2017 New Year's Resolutions?

Make the goal specific, but realistic (avoid those extreme goals such as losing 30# in 30 days) and write it down somewhere so you will see it regularly and remind you day in and day out of what you are strivin...More..

Baijal takes oath as LG, vows to 'work together' with govt
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Baijal takes oath as LG, vows to 'work together' with govt

Rohini. A former Union Home Secretary, Baijal on Saturday morning took oath as the Lt. Governor of Delhi. Baijal also held some key posts such as Chief Secretary of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Addition...More..

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Dylann Roof plans no witnesses or evidence in penalty phase

Roof's lawyers asked U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel on Thursday to delay a hearing scheduled for January 2 to determine if the convicted shooter is competent for his sentencing trial, which is scheduled to ...More..

Australia: Woolworths sells fuel business to BP for $1.3b
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Australia: Woolworths sells fuel business to BP for $1.3b

Woolworths , which has been grappling with falling profit margins in its core supermarket business, said in September that it was considering the sale of its fuels business, and that several companies had made ...More..

Pro-ISIS groups call for attacks on holiday gatherings, churches
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Pro-ISIS groups call for attacks on holiday gatherings, churches

Paul's Cathedral and other prominent locations". This warning comes after ISIS supporters demanded and requested for others for attacks on churches situated within the United States and other nations to be co...More..

Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Ebola Vaccine Is 100% Effective

Merck has also submitted the vaccine to WHO's Emergency Use and Assessment Listing procedure, a mechanism through which experimental vaccines, medicines and diagnostics can be made available for use prior ...More..