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Whole New Map of Brain Charted

But numerous regions have not yet been linked to specific functions. "There may be a version 2.0 as the data gets better and more eyes look at the data". The culmination of the HCP project has been a publication in the journal Nature , led by author...

Parks department to reopen beaches after shark reported off of Coney Island

It's not uncommon for juvenile sharks to be spotted swimming around the shoreline and near piers on Coney Island. And so, yesterday, one school of sharks headed to Coney Island to ride the Thunderbolt-unfortunately, they scared the hell out of a bu...

SC curbs BCCI power play with new age cap

A six-month deadline has also been set by the apex body to implement these changes in the Board. No minister or government official can be an office-bearer of the national cricketing body, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a major setback to the ...

Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel injures knee, out 3-6 weeks

Newly minted All-Star Craig Kimbrel will not be available to pitch in the Midsummer Classic, or at all for the next 3-6 weeks, as the Boston Red Sox closer will have surgery on Monday. Ziegler was the closer with the last-place Diamondbacks and con...

EU member states approve US data deal

It paves the way for it to enter into force next week. European Union member state representatives voted in favour of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, which will underpin over $250 billion dollars of transatlantic trade in digital services by facilitating...

Paris Jackson 'Doesn't Know' Estranged Mom Debbie Rowe Has Breast Cancer!

But according to TMZ , Debbie's daughter Paris Jackson doesn't even know. Paris has been estranged from her mother for the past year. And in addition to texting "I love you", Paris has reportedly agreed to meet face to face following the surge...

First baby with Zika-related microcephaly born in Florida

In rare but severe cases, symptoms can include high fever, neck pain, severe headache, a rash on the torso, and disorientation, which may be signs of encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). According to the Associated Press , President Barack Ob...

Two dead, two injured in Marion Co. shooting

That would put it in the Columbia River Gorge just outside the town of Mosier, Ore., 80 miles northeast of Woodburn. Baldridge said investigators would remain at the home until the end of Monday and possibly continue the on-scene investigation into...

Allina Health offers new contract proposal to union nurses

A new strike would require another failed attempt at negotiations and another round of voting at each hospital, said Rose Roach, MNA's executive director. Allina President and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler does the work of replacing union members with replac...

Washtenaw County offering free testing for 2016 National HIV Testing Day

According the CDC, almost 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV. A little closer to home, there are over 27,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Houston and Harris County. The lack of testing is especially concerning considering...

More crews to battle growing Colorado fire

Cedar Creek has joined Show Low, Pinetop-Lakeside, Hon-dah and McNary in pre-evacuation notification. Firefighters are working to secure the eastern flank of a wildfire that still threatens some communities in eastern Arizona. The U.S. Forest Servi...

AstraZeneca's FluMist Vaccine Fails Again, CDC Recommends Shots This Flu Season

In a statement , it said the other research findings showed FluMist to be 46 to 58 percent effective overall against the circulating flu strains previous year. Flu vaccines differ from most other vaccines, in the variability of their effectiveness ...

CDC map shows mosquito trend in E

Ten pregnant women in Dallas County have tested positive for the Zika virus, the county's health director said Tuesday. The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is responsible for treating public areas. In May, Secretary-General Ban Ki-...

Trudeau marks 20th National Aboriginal Day

Gov. Gen. David Johnston marked the day Tuesday by visiting the Woodland Cultural Centre, a former residential school in Brantford, Ont. Public celebrations such as National Aboriginal Day would not have been possible in our country's not so di...

Manitoba premier cites 'personal responsibility' in pension plan decision

The higher premiums phased in over seven years starting in 2019. Further, measures such as increasing the Working Income Tax Benefit to help people offset the increased CPP premiums and increasing the exempt income to calculate GIS payments can avoid...

Plane on way to daring South Pole medical rescue in winter

The NSF opted for the rescue mission after consulting with medical professionals and determined the team member's best chance of recovery lay in evacuation to a hospital. Rescues were done in 2001 and 2003, both for gallbladder problems. While the ...

As Zika looms, US health officials worry about the neighbors

For weeks now, the percentage of blood donations testing positive for Zika has been increasing in Puerto Rico, reaching as high as 1.1 percent for the latest week of reporting, June 5-11, the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report indicates.

4800 nurses set to strike Sunday at 5 Twin Cities hospitals

Nurses will picket for 12 hours every day until Sunday. For the second time in six years, the Twin Cities is on the brink of a major national nursing strike. Paul; Mercy in Coon Rapids; and Unity in Fridley. Allina is compensating the strike with a...

US Health Officials Approve Experimental Vaccine For Human Testing

There could soon be a new weapon in the fight against the Zika virus. The US Food and Drug Administration gave the green light for the clinical trial , which is expected to begin within a few weeks. Inovio and GeneOne are developing the Zika va...

Surviving a Gator Attack: 'Fight Like Hell,' Wildlife Experts Say

Such attacks in Alabama are rare, however. Three decades later, alligator populations were fully recovered, "making it one of the first endangered species success stories", according to the U.S. "Once you feed an alligator, you've basically signe...

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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...