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North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korean coal exports between January and August of a year ago. The report sugg...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants denying the stay. While Madison's execution was briefly in limbo, Alab...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone major discoveries have been made in Jebel Irhoud Morroco & Daoxian ...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricing. "The Congress has instigated various organisations to call for band...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled for months to agree on a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year th...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing". "Myanmar has reiterated its commi...

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled within this last week, from 66 cases to 121 reported cases of the flu.

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, Bell has used projections to voice concerns about some of the biggest h...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature several characters that Sherlock fans will be familiar with, includi...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates to its diagnostic manual. Adding "Gaming Disorder" to the list means ...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . Suicide in the USA rose in 2016 and gun deaths also increased for a second year. "Demogr...

Papa John of Papa John's Steps Down as CEO Amidst Controversy

After Schnatter's comments , white supremacists vowed to make Papa John's the official pizza of the so-called alt-right. John Schnatter , Founder, Chairman and CEO of Papa John's International, Inc., with a display of pizzas to celebrate the ...

More people die from the flu than previously estimated

According to the CDC, a year ago in 2016, only 41.6 percent of people in Louisiana got a flu vaccine. Federal flu forecaster Dave Osthus at the Los Alamos National Laboratory told Business Insider that flu levels are looking a little higher than av...

Flu vaccinations in Sask. up 11 per cent this year

Some countries, such as Australia , had one of their most severe flu seasons in a number of years. That is why health experts recommend that people who are at least six months-old be vaccinated for influenza . "A universal vaccine would use c...

Accuser's confidante: Trent Franks offered $5M for surrogacy

He also said that the current political climate of many women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment led him to want to avoid an Ethics Committee investigation. The House Ethics Committee launched an investigation into Franks earlie...

Delhi, Kerala record highest crime rate, says NCRB data

Overall, 4,51,069 cases of road rage and rash driving was reported in the country in 2015. "Majority of cases under crimes against women were reported under "Cruelty by Husband or His Relatives" (32.6%) followed by "Assault on Women with Intent to ...

Arrest made in Mariah Woods disappearance; missing girl believed to be deceased

The FBI said in a statement on Friday that the search for Mariah Woods took deputies from the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office to a local creek, where they used sonar. The sheriff's office says the search for Mariah is now a recovery process. Ki...

Company will give non-smoking employees 6 extra days off

A 2016 report examining karoshi cases and their cause of death found that more than 20% of people in a survey of 10,000 Japanese workers said they worked at least 80 hours of overtime a month. According to the World Health Organisation, 21.7 p...

The cost of poor mental health

The review quantifies how investing in supporting mental health at work is good for business and productivity. It includes research by audit firm Deloitte on costs to employers and the state. Around 6% of people with a long-term mental health con...

US Cannabis Study Confirms That Pot Doesn't Decrease Sex Drive

It explicitly queries respondents on how many times they've had intercourse with a member of the opposite sex in the past four weeks, and how frequently they've smoked marijuana over the past 12 months. Marijuana may not kill your sex drive after...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...