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Cool, sunny weather continues through the weekend

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Temperatures will be cooler Wednesday morning with lows in the upper 50s across the northern edge of the area and low to mid 60s elsewhere. Highs will sit in the 80s. Irma will not have a direct impact on MS weather. Winds out of the north at 4-8 miles per hour. Showers will continue to swing through tonight before finally pushing east around daybreak. Read More »

Tumors can be identified in seconds: Thanks to cancer Pen

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He also said that it is distressing when that is not the case but this technology could hugely improve the odds that surgeons really do eliminate every last sign of cancer while doing surgery . When the MasSpec Pen completes the analysis, the words "Normal" or "Cancer" automatically appears on a computer screen. As reported in Science Translational Medicine , the MasSpec pen was used to test 253 tissue samples removed from patients with cancer. Read More »

McDonald's outlet to be closed today, 7000 jobs to go

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However, the NCLT-appointed administrator, justice G.S. Singhvi, on Wednesday asked both sides to wait for the decision of the appellate tribunal on Thursday. On 21 August, the U.S. burger and fries chain terminated its agreement with CRPL, and asked the latter to stop using all branding and intellectual property of McDonald's within 15 days. Read More »

Shaktipunj Express derailed in UP, Rajdhani went off tracks in Delhi

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No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident as the train was travelling at a very low speed, said spokesperson for the Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma. The accident occurred at around 6.25 am this morning and the site has already been cleared out. Utkal Express- On August 19 this train had derailed in Muzaffarnagar taking lives of 22 people and injuring more than 150 people. Read More »

Atiku: Recession not over until all Nigerians can afford 'three square meals'

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Taraba state during the 2015 election made this known in a video clip that surfaced online on Wednesday. Some APC chieftains are anxious Buhari has not made up his mind whether he will contest in 2019 or not and are afraid that the indecision of the president may cost the party victory in the general elections. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association demand that controversial World Cup Qualifier is replayed

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In the 43rd minute, Lamptey awarded Bafana a penalty - converted by Thulani Hlatshwayo - after the referee ruled a handball when the ball ricocheted off Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly. On Tuesday night, South Africa lost 2-1 at home to Cape Verde, just a few days after losing to the same team by the same scoreline. An investigation after the game resulted in a lifetime ban for the official and, on Wednesday, it was decided that it would be in the fairest interest to have Senegal and South ... Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Polk sheriff warns IDs will be checked at evacuation shelters

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There are plenty of people without ID who aren't criminals or suspects - the homeless and people who have lost their identification in the storm, for example. The sheriff says that his tweets give all offenders fair warning, four or five days in advance, so those with warrants still have time to take care of their infractions and then go to a shelter if they choose to, or make other arrangements. Read More »

Entercom's "I'm Listening" Campaign

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September 7 the Livingston County Mental Health Services, 4600 Millennium Drive. That fearless act of opening up about mental health challenges has helped to shape the culture. The radio program will be live at 10 a.m. ET on September 10 for a two-hour, commercial-free live broadcast, featuring personal stories and a call-in number during the show so listeners can share how they've been impacted by suicide. Read More »

Rare malaria case causes death of young girl in Italy

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The parasite that gave fatal malaria to 4-year-old Sofia Zago who died in Brescia was the same as the one that infected the two children who had returned from Burkina Faso and were in the same hospital as her in Trento, Di Palma said. However, disease-carrying mosquitoes can arrive by plane in people's suitcases, Gradoni said. These anopheles mosquitoes are believed to kill in excess of 440,000 people each year as a result of passing on the virus. Read More »

New camera can see through human body

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Up to now, it was not possible to track where the endoscope was located inside the body to guide it toward the correct location inside the body without the use of x-rays or other methods that are much more expensive. The camera that can see through the human body using light has been created to help physicians track medical tools called endoscopes, which are commonly used to examine patients' internal conditions. Read More »

15 alien signals spotted by radio telescopes in West Virginia

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But their curiosity peaked in early August, he added, when a sequence of 15 more signals came in that were higher-frequency than any preceding transmissions. "The distinctive shape that the dispersion imposes on the initial pulse is an indicator of the amount of material between us and the source, and hence an indicator of the distance to the host galaxy", the Breakthrough Initiative's announcement explains . Read More »

Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

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The stem cells that fuel these tumors are hard to kill because they are able to avoid the immune system's natural defenses. A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer , according to USA scientists. Read More »

IL sees fewer West Nile cases, still advises caution

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Only California and Texas have reported more cases. West Nile virus is a viral disease that affects horses' neurological system. In 2016 there were no deaths reported and 35 total West Nile cases tallied, the state said. Some people exposed to West Nile virus reportedly have develop a rash on the trunk of the body. Most people do not show any symptoms but some develop a fever and other symptoms that could turn serious and may be fatal. Read More »

Prostate cancer remains a killer

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The task force based its conclusion on two large studies, one conducted in the US and the other in Europe, which were published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine-but had apparently opposite results. Another difference was that in the US trial, doctors set a higher threshold of PSA levels for obtaining a biopsy, which could mean that men in the European trial were treated slightly sooner. Read More »

US Celebrates Labor Day

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Many workers ended up losing a day's pay in order to participate in the parade. "We want more school houses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more constant work and less crime; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures". Read More »

What is Labor Day and why are we celebrating?

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While most people today think of Labor Day as the last weekend of summer, it was actually founded to recognize the men and women and "industrial spirit" of the American workforce. Thank goodness some office workers and bankers are also off work today or they could just call it "non-essential government workers day off". Labor Day, like similar holidays, can be slower than normal. Read More »

Labor Day 2017: When is Labour Day Celebrated in Different Countries?

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For workers in some of the fastest-growing sectors of our economy, however, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work. Monday is Labor Day when we salute all American workers, those wearing blue and white shirts, a day off for most and thoughts about the American work ethic and the technical minds who have made the country No. Read More »

What is Labor Day?

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Municipal governments first recognized Labor Day in 1885, but it was first celebrated in New York City three years earlier by the Central Labor Union. By 1894, 30 states had adopted a holiday to honor workers. The many benefits and protections workers enjoy today never existed until unions won them for working people. Read More »

Theresa May ignored guru's election warning

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The document warned there was a risk the Tory vote share would end up "broadly similar" to that achieved by David Cameron in 2015 when he won a narrow victory, rather than the landslide sought by Mrs May. The former told the BBC her performance would be assessed post-Brexit, while the latter - admitting that Theresa May could have said little else in response to questions about her future - believes she still won't lead the party into the next election. Read More »

Ted Cruz is not a hypocrite regarding Hurricane Harvey

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Christie has appeared on several major news outlets, including MSNBC , to voice his dissatisfaction with Cruz. "I'm sorry that there are politicians who seem really desperate to have their name in the news and saying whatever they need to, to do that", said Cruz. Read More »

Zambia cut Super Eagles' lead in Group B with win over Algeria

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The Southern African side arguably has the weakest squad in Group B with Algeria , Cameroon and Nigeria also forming part of the group. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Ivory Coast have not lost in World Cup qualifying for 26 games - a run that has been going for 12 years. All the goals came during the second half with Max-Alain Gradel breaking the deadlock on 53 minutes before Doumbia netted twice within seven minutes during the ... Read More »

Marcus Stroman Leaves Game After Line Drive Hits His Pitching Arm

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Barney has also stretched the arms in a cause winning. Toronto last won a road series with a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on August 2. Stroman fell to the ground immediately in agony as Blue Jays Head Trainer George Poulis immediately rushed out to help him before being surrounded by his teammates who, along with the Orioles and the rest of the crowd, were watching with bated breath at the sight of such an unfortunate incident. Read More »