Police, court workers mark Autism Awareness Day

An estimated one in 68 people nationally is on the autism spectrum - in Kentucky, it's about 69,000 people. Raising a child with autism isn't easy. Child Protection Specialist, Unicef, Jamila Akter said: "There should be more outreach activit... More..

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Defunct Chinese Tiangong-1 space station forecast to re-enter in Atlantic Ocean
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Defunct Chinese Tiangong-1 space station forecast to re-enter in Atlantic Ocean

Chinese space authorities say the defunct Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere soon. Also, the United States Air Force 18th Space Control Squadron , which detects and tra...More..

Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies

Because developers are sending HIV information with users' Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email , this could identify specific users and their HIV status, which calls into question the compan...More..

'Out of control' space lab to become celestial fireball tomorrow, says China
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

'Out of control' space lab to become celestial fireball tomorrow, says China

Experts say it is almost impossible to determine the exact time and location of the crash. The Aerospace Corp. predicted Tiangong 1's re-entry would take place within two hours of either side of 10.18am AED...More..

Condom-snorting challenge latest fad to go viral online in America
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Condom-snorting challenge latest fad to go viral online in America

In answer to the several queries we've received: yes, the videos are real. Newsweek reports that like most other Internet challenges this is not exactly new, "but rather a resurgence of something bored te...More..

CBSE Paper Leaks: 2 Teachers, 1 Coaching Centre Owner Arrested
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

CBSE Paper Leaks: 2 Teachers, 1 Coaching Centre Owner Arrested

In Kolkata, a group of students, who appeared for this years CBSE class XII examinations, staged a protest over the economics question paper leak and re-exam, alleging that the board was jeopardising their care...More..

LPGA: Year later, Lexi Thompson still has ANA nightmares
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

LPGA: Year later, Lexi Thompson still has ANA nightmares

At the Masters the following week, Phil Mickelson was among the players to hit out strongly at Thompson's punishment. The 2014 U.S. Women's Open victor blamed a bout of the "mad spins" for her woeful beginnin...More..

LOOTERS' LIST: Buhari govt not serious - CDHR
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

LOOTERS' LIST: Buhari govt not serious - CDHR

According to the minister, the current PDP Financial Secretary, Elder Bolaji Akpan Anani also took N600 million from the office of then NSA on October 24, 2014. The party noted that, "in its frenzy and desperat...More..

Naomi Campbell ignites social media storm over Buhari
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Naomi Campbell ignites social media storm over Buhari

It tweeted that the president only toured the Eko Atlantic City as part of the activities marking his visit to the state. Ahmad wrote: 'For the sake of clarity, President @MBuhari didn't invite Ms. The Eko At...More..

Marc Thiessen: There is nothing wrong with a census question about citizenship
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Marc Thiessen: There is nothing wrong with a census question about citizenship

CLEVELAND, Ohio- At the rate President Trump is going, he's likely to add more than just a citizenship question to the U.S. Census survey. However, Ross said the commerce department was unable to determin...More..

Warner apologises, says he put stain on game he loves
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Warner apologises, says he put stain on game he loves

He declined to say whether he felt his ban was too harsh or whether he planned to appeal, only that he respected the process and "I will work with my manager and we'll move forward with that". Coach Darren Lehm...More..

Iran's Guard denies supplying weapons to Yemen rebels
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Iran's Guard denies supplying weapons to Yemen rebels

He said it was impossible to send weapons to Yemen due to the blockade imposed by the Saudi-led coalition, which has been engaged in an aerial bombing campaign against the Houthis since 2015. The top general ...More..

CDC says 2nd wave of flu virus B has started
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

CDC says 2nd wave of flu virus B has started

The warning of the CDC is related to the effect of influenza B on kids, as the strain tends to be more severe for younger children, according to CDC spokeswoman Kristen Nordlund. Just as spring is getting the s...More..

Rubber ducky bath toys harbor bacteria
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Rubber ducky bath toys harbor bacteria

The study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL, counted microbes swimming inside the yellow toys and found the murky liquid released when ducks...More..

Meet the interstitium: Scientists say they've found the body's largest organ
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Meet the interstitium: Scientists say they've found the body's largest organ

Neil Theise , a professor of pathology at New York University Langone School of Medicine . Researchers in the United States have discovered a "new" organ in the human body which may cast some light on how t...More..

BJP hails HC order — AAP MLAs disqualification
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

BJP hails HC order — AAP MLAs disqualification

It may be noted that a Delhi high court bench comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and Chander Shekhar had cwrapped up hearings in the case on February 28, reservin the judgment after the legislators, the EC...More..

Padyatra: Police lathicharge marching JNU students and teachers
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Padyatra: Police lathicharge marching JNU students and teachers

According to the complaint filed at Sarojini Nagar police station, "The mayhem which Delhi Police unleashed on students and teachers was unprecedented". "It will be completed in two-three days and action will b...More..

by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

"Pure water" seller abducted with Dapchi girls freed

Mrs. Rabecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu , the only Dapchi schoolgirl still being held by Boko Haram , has appealed to the insurgents to release her daughter. On how the insurgents were able to return t...More..

Buhari, APC governors to hold NEC meeting Tuesday
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Buhari, APC governors to hold NEC meeting Tuesday

The national chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, led other national officers of the party to the meeting. "When we make mistakes, we should come out boldly to the people and apologise". "The PDP has em...More..

'Frustrated' Mikel to miss Serbia friendly, backs Eagles to win
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

'Frustrated' Mikel to miss Serbia friendly, backs Eagles to win

And just like Sportlineng.com reported yesterday, that Mikel John Obi will not be adding to his 82 Super Eagles cap when Nigeria t9ackle Serbia on Tuesday due to the same reason why he missed the Friday match...More..

England 'need a hero' says Broad as New Zealand tighten grip
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

England 'need a hero' says Broad as New Zealand tighten grip

New Zealand need seven wickets to inflict England's 10th defeat in their last 12 Test matches overseas. Stuart Broad says England "need a hero" to salvage a draw from the opening Test match against New ...More..

Michigan's defense overpowered FSU in last seconds to advance to Final Four
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Michigan's defense overpowered FSU in last seconds to advance to Final Four

After 20 minutes of play, it's MI 27, Florida State 26. "They must be a really good team, that's why they're in the Final Four, and that's all that matters". MI got out to a 10-4 lead with just over three minut...More..

Crowdfunding campaign to save Toys
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Crowdfunding campaign to save Toys "R" Us doesn't include Canadian stores

He said a total Toys R Us liquidation could mean MGA would have to lay off workers at an OH plant that makes the Little Tikes toy vehicles. By the 1980s and early 90s, Toys R Us dominated the toy-store business...More..

Parkland students, families travel to DC on Patriots team plane
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Parkland students, families travel to DC on Patriots team plane

James said Kraft made a decision to lend the plane to those affected by the shooting after former Arizona representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly , reached out to him and asked for the ...More..

Janet Mefferd On Student Gun Control Protests: 'Enough Is Enough'
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Janet Mefferd On Student Gun Control Protests: 'Enough Is Enough'

The push for CDC research on gun violence has received new momentum following a mass shooting at a Florida high school in February. A fake Facebook page caused confusion over the time of the Vancouver mar...More..

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Siddaramiah govt declares minority status to Lingayat community
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Ahead of Karnataka polls, Siddaramiah govt declares minority status to Lingayat community

When his attention was drawn to the strong opposition by another retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Santosh Hegde to the state government's recommendation on Lingayats to the Centre, Justice Patil said, "I re...More..

On World Water Day, let's commit to protecting Oregon's waters (Guest opinion)
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

On World Water Day, let's commit to protecting Oregon's waters (Guest opinion)

This year the theme for World Water Day 2018 is " Nature for Water " which initiates to explore nature-based resolutions to the water trials we face in the 21st century. As of today, there are around 2....More..

SC allows UIDAI CEO to make PowerPoint presentation in court on Aadhaar
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

SC allows UIDAI CEO to make PowerPoint presentation in court on Aadhaar

This would include an introduction to Aadhaar , the technology behind Aadhaar and the privacy safeguards in place. The bench allowed Pandey to defend the Aadhaar system at the insistence of Attorney ...More..

West Indies ODI shifted back to Thiruvanathapuram
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

West Indies ODI shifted back to Thiruvanathapuram

The match is slated to take place on November 1, thus providing organisers with a fair amount of time to re-lay the pitch. He along with others fear that the turf would get damaged and would lose out the tag of...More..

More than a million NHS staff in line for 6% pay rise
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

More than a million NHS staff in line for 6% pay rise

The proposed deal means that a band 5 nurse who started this year will get a 22%, or £4,842, increase in basic pay over three years. The 14 unions involved are expected to recommend the deal to their member...More..