CDC: Opioid overdoses jump 30% across US

In New Hanover County, EMS with New Hanover Regional Medical Center responded to 529 opioid overdoses in 2017 and 535 opioid overdoses in 2016, according to information provided today by the hospital. "I meet with those on the frontlines of this opi... More..

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Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Pakistani ruling party gains control of senate

Both PML-N and PPP are in talks with the like-minded parties to forge an alliance. Pakistan's four provinces each have the same number of senate seats, but senators' votes are weighted by population. Sharif...More..

Eagles send message in Mike Bennett trade
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Eagles send message in Mike Bennett trade

Another Seattle Seahawks defender from their NFL Super Bowl championship team is gone after Michael Bennett used Twitter to confirm his move to the Philadelphia Eagles . You love the organization and you...More..

Saudi Crown Prince, Sisi inaugurate newly-renovated Al-Azhar Mosque
by | Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince, Sisi inaugurate newly-renovated Al-Azhar Mosque

He stopped off in Egypt on his way to London . "What you can expect her (May) to do is to raise our concerns at the humanitarian situation there", the spokesman told reporters. In 2015, during a visit by...More..

Gophers edge Hawkeyes in Big 10 Tournament quarterfinals
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Gophers edge Hawkeyes in Big 10 Tournament quarterfinals

The team looked to continue their season with a win against Iowa to move on to the semifinals in the Big Ten women's basketball tournament. The big man finishes the season averaging 15.4 points and 6.8 reboun...More..

MSU, Michigan to face each other in Big Ten Tournament
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

MSU, Michigan to face each other in Big Ten Tournament

The top-seeded Spartans followed suit with a so-so start against Wisconsin on Friday, and they struggled most of the game. “Coach and I have a really good relationship, ” said Wagner, who stood in front of th...More..

by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Do you know your Oscars? Test yourself with our quiz

March 2, 2018 - Will Oscar voters be swayed by a highly unconventional love affair between a woman and a sea creature with supernatural powers, or the story of a determined mother seeking justice for her murder...More..

Ronda Rousey tweets following events on Monday Night Raw
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Ronda Rousey tweets following events on Monday Night Raw

McMahon screeched at Rousey, before bitch-slapping her across the face. Fast forward to Monday Night Raw , and Rousey found herself in the middle of the ring again. It's believed that Rousey's first match fo...More..

Student arrested after Talent Middle School threats
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Student arrested after Talent Middle School threats

Phoenix Police were already on scene assisting Talent Police, so each agency conducted investigations on the incidents which originated in their jurisdictions. The Sheriff's Office began receiving reports of ...More..

Rockmelon recalled after listeria outbreak leaves two dead
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Rockmelon recalled after listeria outbreak leaves two dead

NSW Health reported the outbreak of the bacterial infection on February 23 after an increase in reported cases across the state, before a connection to the fruit was made. The symptoms include fever, muscle ac...More..

Iran slams Britain for 'dishonest' behavior at UN
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Iran slams Britain for 'dishonest' behavior at UN

In March 2015, a Saudi-led, US -backed coalition began what has turned into a devastating war that has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced 2 million, and created the world's worst humanitarian disaster. T...More..

Varicose veins; sign of deadly clots - study finds
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Varicose veins; sign of deadly clots - study finds

As of now, it is unclear whether common varicose vein treatments like sclerotherapy, elastic stockings, leg elevation and exercise could mitigate the risk of DVT , PE and PAD . One person-year is a year liv...More..

Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study

Aerosol metal concentrations tended to be higher for e-cigarettes with more frequently changed coils, suggesting that fresher coils shed metals more readily. Despite the unknown, e-cigarettes are often consider...More..

Rahul targets Modi after Delhi jeweller disappears, says govt looked other way
by | Monday, February 26, 2018

Rahul targets Modi after Delhi jeweller disappears, says govt looked other way

According to the CBI, Simbhaoli Sugars had approached the Oriental Bank of Commerce in 2011 seeking around Rs 148 crore in loan to finance almost 5,200 sugarcane farmers. Singla's company Aashirwad Chain Co. ha...More..

Dropbox uploads its biggest document yet: Read its IPO filing
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Dropbox uploads its biggest document yet: Read its IPO filing

That's a sentiment the protagonists of The Emoji Movie - who learn to work together to accomplish their goals and self-actualise while giving back to the community they exist in - could nearly certainly empat...More..

Chiefs trade Peters, affirming confidence in Kendall Fuller
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Chiefs trade Peters, affirming confidence in Kendall Fuller

The deal can not be completed until the start of the new league year on March 14 but the Rams appeared to confirm the deal by posting a picture of a plane ticket from Kansas City International Airport to Los An...More..

National brands abandon NRA in Florida school shooting reckoning
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

National brands abandon NRA in Florida school shooting reckoning

According to ThinkProgress , companies including Vinesse Wines, which operates the " official wine club of the NRA ", and HotelPlanner.com, which gives members access to an exclusive hotel booking website , ha...More..

Surgeons remove 'world's largest brain tumour' that left man blind
by | Friday, February 23, 2018

Surgeons remove 'world's largest brain tumour' that left man blind

Along with the tumour, even the affected skull bone was also removed during the surgery and they are awaiting the final medical reports to ascertain if it was benign or cancerous, he added. Nadkarni said. The...More..

Democrats flip deep red Kentucky House seat, but Republicans still control chamber
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Democrats flip deep red Kentucky House seat, but Republicans still control chamber

We can't examine this single special election and assume every other district will follow a similar path, however, the Democratic party has shown during recent special elections that voters are looking for a ch...More..

Latvian central bank boss released on bail
by | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Latvian central bank boss released on bail

A Bank of Latvia spokesman said deputy governor Zoja Razmusa would attend a non-policy ECB meeting on Wednesday. The US Treasury sought sanctions against the bank last week, accusing it of allowing client...More..