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Snow and ice warning for Donegal today


And as Storm Caroline looks set to blow in, gusts of up to 110kph are forecast for Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Kerry today as weather chiefs issued a Status Yellow warning until 11pm tonight . This will clear during the morning to leave an often sunny, but increasingly cold day with some snow showers later. Slight to moderate accumulations are possible with up to 3 cm in parts along with Icy stretches too. Read More »

New study indicates cheese is good for you


The research published in the European Journal of Nutrition linked chowing down on about 40 grams of cheese daily (about the size of a matchbook) with the lowest chances of heart disease and stroke. Stewart was not involved in the study. Authors of the report state that basically, the high calcium levels ( good ) in cheese act to block some of the saturated fats (bad) in the delicious dairy product, balancing out the nutritional value ratio. Read More »

Birth control may be putting women at risk for breast cancer


In the research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , a team of scientists studied 1.8 million women between the ages of 15 and 49. Epidemiologist Lina Morch headed the study. Despite the risk, women will continue to use the pharmaceuticals, Morch said. NEIGHMOND: Hormonal contraception releases estrogen, progestin or a combination of both to suppress ovulation and prevent pregnancy. Read More »

Florida Python Hunter Snags Record 17-Foot Python In Everglades

It then pays an extra $50 for a 4-foot snake and $25 for each additional foot beyond that. The snake was taken to the district's Homestead field station. The South Florida Water Management District says on its website that the Burmese python was likely introduced to the Florida Everglades "by accidental or intentional releases by pet owners". Read More »

Heavy air pollution putting babies' brains at risk


This can have devastating health effects, including potentially putting their brain development at risk. Air pollution is closely associated with asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis and other respiratory infections, it said. The ultra-fine particles in city pollution can damage the blood-brain barrier - a delicate membrane that protects the brain from toxic substances. Then, specific air pollutant particles such as magnetite can lead to oxidative stress which is often the cause of ... Read More »

Westworld and SWAT Reboot Suspend Filming Due to Wildfires


More than 3,000 homes have been threatened by the blaze and, although firefighters have been unable to reach where the damage is at its worst, officials suspect hundreds have been destroyed. Hopefully, the fires can be contained and filming will be able to resume in the near future. They said filming would return to normal when the fires subsided. Read More »

Kroger Recalls Purified Water for Babies Over Mold Contamination


The mold found in the water, Talaromyces penicillium , may not be visible. The water was sold in 14 states at Kroger stores and other supermarkets, including Food 4 Less, Jay C, Owen's and Payless Super Market. Allergic reactions can include including sneezing , runny nose , red eyes, skin rash and anaphylactic shock. Anyone who purchased one of the recalled products should return it to the store for a refund. Read More »

Ola cab driver allegedly molests woman passenger in Bengaluru, suspended

The victim, who is a fashion stylist, said the driver had engaged the child lock to trap the woman in his auto. Ola spokesperson said, "We regret the unfortunate experience the customer had during their ride. "They then promised to suspend the cab driver but no senior official called me back to detail me the status of my complaint". She then complained to Ola, the executives of which told her that the driver had been banned from the platform. Read More »

Father kidnapped his 4 children, joined polygamous doomsday cult


Del Schlosser said. Authorities originally started searching for the children after a raid at a religious compound when the father of two of the girls, Johnathan Coltharp, was arrested for kidnapping. While the website itself doesn't explicitly condone marrying young girls, Coltharp's sister has informed the police about what they really believe. Read More »

Bacteria outbreak kills 36 in South Africa


Approximately 557 cases have been reported, with the majority coming from Gauteng. Pregnant women, the elderly or individuals with a weakened immune system, i.e. Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi address the media on the outbreak of a food borne disease in South Africa. "We are satisfied that the government is now instituting investigations to understand how the outbreak is being transmitted". Read More »

This Flu Season Could Be Much Worse Than Others, Health Officials Warn


Patients can simply stop by during regular hours and request a flu shot. But the article applies to studies conducted in Australia, not the United States. Caudle and Rite Aid certified immunizing pharmacist Chris Altman will host a special flu-focused Facebook Live event on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. Read More »

Champions League wrap: PSG humbled but still top group


Unfortunately for Atletico, they're away to Chelsea while Roma plays Qarabag at home. The Premier League's representatives are flying high in the Champions League this season and all five look set to romp into the final 16. Who will finish fourth in their group? Liverpool need at least a point to be assured of qualifying and winning the group. Leipzig still has a chance to progress on its European debut but needs a favor from Monaco at Porto in Group G. Read More »

Paypal-owned Canadian firm leaked 1.6 million customers' records


Duke said some 374,000 Duke Energy Carolinas customers who paid a bill by check or cash at one of its 550 authorized walk-in payment processing centers from 2008 through this year may have been affected by the breach. . Among customer information possibly exposed, according to a PayPal spokesman, were names, addresses, bank account details, Social Security numbers and details of login information used to pay bills. Read More »

Comerica Bank Boosts Stake in Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

Evercore has "Buy" rating and $155 target. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. now owns 3,982 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $208,000 after purchasing an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Marathon Petroleum Corporation might touch $79 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $67.95 and $57 respectively. Read More »

Dengue cases up, but no vaccine worries in Pangasinan


The country's public immunization program was suspended on Friday. Almost 734,000 children aged 9 and over in the Philippines have received one dose of the vaccine as part of a program that cost 3.5 billion pesos ($69.54 million). It does not know how many people have received the vaccine in Brazil since its 2015 approval. Anvisa did not immediately respond to a request for comment, nor did the Health Ministry. Read More »

Clemson Will Meet Alabama In The Sugar Bowl


Clemson's inclusion as the top seed in the bracket was expected since the Tigers (12-1) were No. 1 in the previous CFP rankings and then routed Miami 38-3 in the ACC title game on Saturday. "What we accomplished is something that's really motivating to go do it again". That's been our mindset all year. He implored the committee to look at the entire season, and not just the Crimson Tide's lone loss. Read More »

Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer fired from movie


There have been rumors of Singer clashing with star Rami Malek since production began, most notably due to Singer's absence and his "unreliability and unprofessionalism". Neither Singer or Malek have commented publicly on the move at this time. This was the last straw for the studio heads, who opted to terminate him under his pay-or-play contract. Read More »

Cheese Every Day Could Keep The Doctor Away


The Cheese particularly helps to prevent from cardiovascular diseases, the study further clarified. However, these latest findings have been put up by collecting the results of 15 studies on cheese consumption and heart disease. Sophie Clarke, of the British Cheese Board, said, "Far from having a negative effect, a number of large studies have shown dairy products to have a protective effect on factors relating to heart health". Read More »

Flu Is Spreading Fast This Season


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports only sporadic cases of the flu in Wyoming, but there are more each week, indicating that flu season is approaching. So were two-thirds of adults 65 and older. "In fact, it's a great time to get a shot before the flu season takes off". If someone is infected despite vaccination, generally they have a milder illness than if they'd skipped the shot, doctors have said. Read More »

Cong professionals' body launches white paper on air pollution


Are the people of Delhi always supposed to suffer? "Every newspaper has been carrying headline that the air pollution was going to be higher this week". "You simply keep holding meeting after meeting, and not do anything else". The Air Quality Index (AQI), as recorded by the CPCB, also reflected the rise in the levels of these ultrafine air-borne particulates. Read More »

Dogs Really May Be Smarter Than Cats, Study Suggests


The study was conducted by researchers from six universities in the US, Brazil, Denmark and South Africa. The research is due for publication in the journal Frontiers in Neuroanatomy . Your canine friend may be more smarter than felines as their brain possesses significantly more number of neurons linked to thinking, planning and complex behaviour, a study has found. Read More »

Colorado State football to play Marshall in the New Mexico Bowl


Quarterback Tyler Rodgers threw for 3,825 yards and 26 touchdowns this season and figures to throw the ball plenty against Utah State. LAS CRUCES -After 56 years without, the New Mexico State Aggies are going to a bowl game. Fans stormed the field in celebration after the win and head coach Doug Martin was in tears during the post-game interview. The 2 they wanted did end up in the bowl, with NMSU and USU. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski apologizes to Tre'Davious White for dirty, late hit


White was lying on the ground with the ball, out of bounds. After the game, Bills safety Micah Hyde called the hit dirty, saying he thought Gronkowski should have been ejected. Bottom line? Gronkowski knows he messed up. Like I said, uncalled for, but it is what it is. "Obviously, it didn't hurt the team there", Gronkowski said. Read More »