• Apple responds after investors express worries kids are addicted to its devices

    Apple responds after investors express worries kids are addicted to its devices

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    They said that they also "think deeply" about how people utilize their products and how they impact the lives of people. In an open letter to Apple , the shareholders (who collectively own $2B of Apple shares) listed numerous studies linking cell phone obsession to feelings of addiction (particularly among teens) and criticized Apple for lacking the necessary mechanisms on their devices to help curb overuse.
  • Supreme Court announces new probe into 186 closed anti-Sikh riot cases

    Supreme Court announces new probe into 186 closed anti-Sikh riot cases

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    He was recently in the news for heading a one-man panel that probed Haryana land scam allegedly involving Robert Vadra, the son-in-law UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. When the Centre constituted the SIT in 2014, a total of 293 cases were entrusted to it. "The cases should be monitored by Supreme Court as it was done in Gujarat riot cases and resulted in a few convictions", he added.
  • DeLauro pushes CDC director for answers on E. coli outbreak

    DeLauro pushes CDC director for answers on E. coli outbreak

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    This does not sit well with DeLauro who asked Fitzgerald a series of questions, such as when the first E. coli infection was reported in the US, when CDC began investigating the outbreak, and what is "CDC's justification for waiting nearly a month and a half before publicly confirming the outbreak?" The information about this outbreak has not been updated by government officials since December 28, 2017.
  • Why sleeping 20 minutes extra can help boost weight loss

    Why sleeping 20 minutes extra can help boost weight loss

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    The researchers found that those who extended their sleep reduced their free sugar consumption by 10 grams when compared to baseline levels, along with a decrease in carbohydrate consumption. The amount of sleep participants got each night proved to have a positive correlation with their diets . Apart from this, it can also develop other health issues like diabetes , heart disease, stroke, and other obesity and cardiometabolic diseases , the researchers mentioned in the study .
  • Red Cross issues plea for blood donations

    Red Cross issues plea for blood donations

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    Presently, the biggest necessities are Type O negative and B negative blood donations, as well as blood platelet donations often needed by cancer patients. Canadian Blood Services' blood donor centre in St. John's is open Mondays to Saturdays, with varied hours each day. An emergency cesarean section was performed, but Hrouda hemorrhaged during surgery.
  • Increasing cases of flu this season

    Increasing cases of flu this season

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    Only pediatric flu deaths are required to be reported, but Tarrant County Public Health does receive some voluntary information from its healthcare community partners. H3N2-dominant flu seasons are associated with more severe illness, especially among children and older adults. Experts warn this year's flu season could be worst than other years and with school back in session, it means its open season for the flu virus to spread.
  • Buff 21-year-old bodybuilder dies just days after flu diagnosis

    Buff 21-year-old bodybuilder dies just days after flu diagnosis

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    While the young, the sick and the elderly are most at risk during the flu season, doctors warn that young, healthy people aren't immune. The flu is now widespread in 46 states in the U.S., affecting more than 8,500 people, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Proposed architecture for Obama's Presidential Center released

    Proposed architecture for Obama's Presidential Center released

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    The foundation on Wednesday submitted its planned development and lakefront protection ordinance application for the center, a move that follows months of community meetings. "It requires listening", read the Foundation statement. Not just listening for show, but actively incorporating what we've learned into the plans. "Any community organizer worthy of the name would have put this museum on the west side of Washington Park, which desperately needs the economic revitalization and already ...
  • Crude Oil Busts Through USD63, EIA Reports Inventories Dwindled

    Crude Oil Busts Through USD63, EIA Reports Inventories Dwindled

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    Higher crude oil prices are attributed to the increase. "But market participants could also use the sharp drop in production as an excuse to buy", said Carsten Fritsch , oil analyst at Commerzbank AG in Frankfurt, Germany. A broad, global market rally, including stocks, has also fed investment into oil futures. As U.S. shale producers blaze ahead at turbo-speed, the EIA's number crunchers have taken note.
  • England coach Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 Ashes

    England coach Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 Ashes

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    The broadcaster said Bayliss told England director of cricket Andrew Strauss of his plans a year ago, but had only now made it public. "I've never been anywhere any more than four or five years". "I think at times during this series against what is probably close to the best bowling attack in the world in their home conditions, they have shown they can play a bit".
  • 'Krrish 4' to release in 2020

    'Krrish 4' to release in 2020

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    Mil Gaya, Krrish , Krrish 3 , Jodhaa Akbar, Guzaarish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara , Agneepath and Bang Bang. Could there be any better return gift than this on Hrithik Roshan's birthday? Krrish series is the follow-up of Hrithik and Rakesh Roshan's Koi.
  • Women 'more likely to survive life-threatening situation'

    Women 'more likely to survive life-threatening situation'

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    The study examined mortality rates over the past 250 years and found that women tend to outlive men when starvation or disease strikes. In the Irish potato starvation, a type of mould Phytophora infestans caused crop failures over three years - and life expectancy shrank from 38 years for both sexes, to 18.7 years for men and 22.4 years for women .
  • A single cigarette can trigger smoking addiction, says study

    A single cigarette can trigger smoking addiction, says study

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    At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an analysis of survey data by Queen Mary University of London . "It is possible that somebody who is a lifetime non-smoker did try a cigarette when they were a kid but it didn't make any impression on them, and they forgot it or don't see that it is important enough to report", said Hajek.
  • Zach LaVine will make his Chicago Bulls debut Saturday

    Zach LaVine will make his Chicago Bulls debut Saturday

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    Last season Zach LaVine tore his ACL against the Pistons , and had to have season-ending surgery. LaVine will initially play 20 minutes per game. He was acquired by the Bulls in the Jimmy Butler trade along with fellow guard Kris Dunn and the draft rights to Lauri Markkanen .