Local school districts to vote on budgets, school board seats today

The proposed tax increase is less than the state index amount, which the state set at 2.9 percent and is the maximum amount allowed without voter approval or state approval of a spending amount exception. While county and school district boundaries d... More..

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Pig virus poses potentially lethal threat to humans, scientists warn
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Pig virus poses potentially lethal threat to humans, scientists warn

Porcine deltacoronavirus was first identified in 2012 in pigs in China , but was not linked to a disease at that time. Later, in the year 2014, when there was a diarrhea outbreak in the U.S. Their investi...More..

Apple Now Boasts Second Largest Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet In California
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Apple Now Boasts Second Largest Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet In California

Apple now has 55 vehicles cruising the roads (along with 83 trained drivers), GM Cruise has the largest fleet at 104 vehicles and the third largest fleet is Waymo with 51 vehicles. Apple's test vehicles are Lex...More..

Health officials say record number of Californians diagnosed with STDs past year
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Health officials say record number of Californians diagnosed with STDs past year

Over the last five years, STD rates jumped 45% in California, which is an increase not seen in almost three decades. "Regular testing and treatment are very important for people who are sexually active, even fo...More..

DU online admission registration process begins; cut off on June 19
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

DU online admission registration process begins; cut off on June 19

However, they must qualify the examination as per the eligibility criteria of DU UG admissions 2018 for meeting minimum qualifying marks of the programme. The "Open Days" will be working except Sunday. Students...More..

Is your job killing you?
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Is your job killing you?

No such association was found among female employees. The finding, from scientists in the Netherlands, reveals an apparent "physical activity paradox" where exercise can be harmful at work but beneficial to h...More..

Karnataka polls: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Karnataka polls: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli

Chief Electoral Officer Sanjeev Kumar said on Friday that apart from the voter identity cards, a huge cache of water cans, over 5,000 tee-shirts, over 23,000 half trousers and pressure cookers meant to bribe th...More..

'Worrisome, frightening' NSC statement based on misunderstanding: Nawaz
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

'Worrisome, frightening' NSC statement based on misunderstanding: Nawaz

The statement by the Prime Minister Office added: "The participants observed that it was very unfortunate that the opinion arising out of either misconceptions or grievances was being presented in disregard o...More..

Donald Trump hails Kim Jong Un as North Korea prisoners arrive home
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Donald Trump hails Kim Jong Un as North Korea prisoners arrive home

Eighteen years ago, I had accompanied Madeleine Albright on her historic trip to North Korea , the first-ever by a sitting secretary of state - a highly choreographed and publicized two-day affair covered by s...More..

Suspect arrested after deadly stabbing at Sonoma State University
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Suspect arrested after deadly stabbing at Sonoma State University

However, student residents who spoke to NBC Bay Area said they believe both the victim and suspect are students. In April 2018, Sonoma State University was apparently cited by California's state auditor f...More..

1 dead, 1 arrested after stabbing in Sonoma State University dorm
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

1 dead, 1 arrested after stabbing in Sonoma State University dorm

Initial dispatch reports indicated someone had a hand wound. Lyons says the victim was a 26-year-old man from Sonoma County. Bratton was stopped in the area, detained and later arrested, police police say. ...More..

California demands solar on new homes
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

California demands solar on new homes

During the recent voting, the California Energy Commission voted 5-0 in favour of the legislation under which it will be mandatory for all new houses and buildings - up to three storeys - to install solar pan...More..

Volunteers with Red Cross, FPL raise home fire awareness, install smoke alarms
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Volunteers with Red Cross, FPL raise home fire awareness, install smoke alarms

It only takes 30 minutes for Red Cross volunteers to install the smoke alarms and go over a quick education session on how it works and what to do in case of a fire. "That is why Sound The Alarm is so important...More..

New volcanic fissure in Hawaii opens; brings total to 19
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New volcanic fissure in Hawaii opens; brings total to 19

A series of earthquakes have rattled the Big Island since May 3, prompting the volcanic eruptions. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported the fissures opened just east of the Puna Geothermal Venture energy...More..

Cardi B Deletes Her Instagram Account After Azealia Banks Feud
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cardi B Deletes Her Instagram Account After Azealia Banks Feud

Banks made an appearance on The Breakfast Club on Friday where she was promoting her new music . "If Nicki Minaj spelled like that, we would be ragging on her all day". "People followed me on Instagram and...More..

ADITYA BIRLA NUVO INR10 (ABIRLANUVO) Declines -0.37% on May 13
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

ADITYA BIRLA NUVO INR10 (ABIRLANUVO) Declines -0.37% on May 13

Aarti Drugs Limited now has a total float of 23.61 million shares and on average sees 8,725 shares exchange hands each day. Market breadth was negative with 845 stocks closing higher against 1827 ending lower...More..

Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say

Sticking electrodes in the snail's tail and shocking it makes this defensive response last longer, tens of seconds, and sometimes up to nearly a minute. Next, the researchers added RNA to Petri dishes containin...More..

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold

Without the protein shield, the virus's genetic heart of RNA is exposed and vulnerable - and the virus can not replicate. A surface rendering of the common cold virus . The researchers believe that it coul...More..

Two-headed fawn found in Minnesota forest shows rare wildlife deformity
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Two-headed fawn found in Minnesota forest shows rare wildlife deformity

The specimen has been stillborn, apparently, and was described as "amazing" and "extremely rare" by the scientists. We can't even appreciate the rarity of this. Seeing such a weird appearance, the man thought t...More..

Rates of Major Depression Up Among US Insured, Especially Youth
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Rates of Major Depression Up Among US Insured, Especially Youth

Vice President, Trent Haywood, Chief Medical Officer, said, "The rate for millennial and teenagers have a huge impact on the health for decades". Women were found to be diagnosed at twice the rate of men. Kar...More..

Man, woman found dead inside Bushwick houses
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Man, woman found dead inside Bushwick houses

Basil Gray, who lived alone in his fifth floor apartment, was found inside 140 Moore Street just before 4:40 p.m. on Sunday with multiple gunshot wounds throughout the torso, police say. Crime scene investigato...More..

Danny Cipriani 'looking forward' to starting new chapter with Gloucester
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Danny Cipriani 'looking forward' to starting new chapter with Gloucester

The 30-year-old playmaker, having been recalled to England's squad for the tour of South Africa next month, is looking for a new club and has had talks regarding a possible move to Kingsholm. He will sign off h...More..

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Tedros said he hoped for a "better result" in this ninth Ebola outbreak in the vast central African country since 1976, when the deadly viral disease was first identified by a Belgian-led team. Furthermore, fru...More..

World Health Organization urges global ban on trans fats
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

World Health Organization urges global ban on trans fats

Products with higher trans fats levels are prohibited from entering or being sold in the country. Businesses ranging from large processed-food manufacturers to mom-and-pop restaurants and bakeries like using ...More..

More illness linked to recalled eggs
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

More illness linked to recalled eggs

The CDC reports that 35 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup have been reported from 9 states: Colorado (1), Florida (2), New Jersey (1), NY (8), North Carolina (5), Pennsyl...More..

Muneeza Hashmi, Daughter of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, 'Deported' From Delhi
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Muneeza Hashmi, Daughter of Faiz Ahmad Faiz, 'Deported' From Delhi

On the eve of the conference, the government of India told the organisers of the event that she should not check into the hotel or register for the conference. The Foreign Office in Islamabad regretted that Ms ...More..

Spurs boss Pochettino hails 'fantastic' 5-4 win over Leicester
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Spurs boss Pochettino hails 'fantastic' 5-4 win over Leicester

Tottenham and Leicester City served up a nine goal thriller to sign off the season in style. "I make no comments about speculation around me". "I just try to keep my concentration and focus around the team...More..

Mental Health Awareness In Scarborough
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Mental Health Awareness In Scarborough

Almost three out of five (57 per cent) of those who said a colleague or employee had spoken to them about a mental health issue were "glad they could confide in me", but one in four admitted they felt uninforme...More..

Death toll rises to 38 in UP dust storm
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Death toll rises to 38 in UP dust storm

Railway officials said two uprooted trees blocked railway tracks at two places in Lucknow division. The deaths were reported in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. As many as nine persons, i...More..

Swedish Academy faces bumpy road ahead in reform
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Swedish Academy faces bumpy road ahead in reform

The Swedish Academy gives unprecedented power and authority to its members. 'The 2018 Literature Nobel Prize will be designated and announced at the same time as the 2019 victor, ' according to a press re...More..

Heavy rain, dust storm hit Delhi, affect traffic
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Heavy rain, dust storm hit Delhi, affect traffic

A dust storm accompanied by squall on Sunday hit the national capital after a scorching hot morning bringing down the mercury. A total of 31 domestic flights and six worldwide flights were delayed after the s...More..

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 6
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills 6

There were no immediate reports on the number of possible causalities and the extent of damage caused. Al Arabiya correspondent said that Patriot missiles intercepted it, and its explosion sound could be heard ...More..

104-yr-old Australian scientist ends life in Switzerland
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

104-yr-old Australian scientist ends life in Switzerland

Exit's founder, Philip Nitschke, said on a GoFundMe page for Goodall that the group's West Australian coordinator, who is a friend of Goodall, will accompany him to Basel, a city in northwestern Switzerland ...More..

Nigeria Declares End To Outbreak Of Lassa Fever
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Nigeria Declares End To Outbreak Of Lassa Fever

The federal government of Nigeria has said the ongoing Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) strike, would not hinder the Ebola screening of travellers coming into the country as health workers in the port would n...More..

If I cry, I cry - McCutchen eyes emotional return in Pittsburgh
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

If I cry, I cry - McCutchen eyes emotional return in Pittsburgh

The Pirates also showed their appreciation for McCutchen in other ways like banners and videos. McCutchen had said he wanted to finish his career in Pittsburgh, but the Pirates traded him to the Giants ...More..