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The brain starts to eat itself after chronic sleep deprivation


Well, that process also takes place, even more intensely, when you're chronically sleep deprived - which is freakish in the first place and we don't really know why this happens. "We show for the first time that portions of the synapses are literally eaten by astrocytes because of sleep loss", Bellesi said . According to the study, astrocytes start breaking down more of the brain refuse. Read More »

Fact check: Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

In agriculture, the proposed budget would limit subsidies to farmers , including for purchasing crop insurance, a move already attacked by farm state lawmakers. "They're really deep, deep cuts", said Republican Representative Hal Rogers, whose eastern Kentucky district relies heavily on federal aid. The plan also does not slash Meals On Wheels, said Mulvaney. Read More »

Liverpool and Tottenham's potential Champions League group opponents are absolutely terrifying


Wenger's contract expires this summer, with a decision set to be made after Arsenal's involvement in the FA Cup Final on 27 May, where they will take on Chelsea . The Frenchman struggled with injury towards the end of the season and his absence played a role in Arsenal's downfall this campaign. Is he going to listen to other teams that are going to come and get him?' Arsenal will not get "close to the top" if Arsene Wenger stays on and refuses to adopt a similar mindset to Jose ... Read More »

West Virginia comes back to upset Texas Tech 12-7 in extras


That cut the TTU lead to 6-4, and sent the WVU dugout into a frenzy that helped complete the comeback in the ninth inning. Texas Tech falls to 43-15 on the season and now they wait for the NCAA Selection Show Monday, where with a high National seed, the Red Raiders are expected to host a regional in Lubbock at Rip Griffin Park next weekend. Read More »

United States summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

It is unclear if they worked for the embassy or were members of the counter-protest. Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham said in a news conference on Wednesday that police had a good idea of most of the assailants' identities and were investigating with the Secret Service and State Department . Read More »

Noah Cyrus slept through sister Miley's TV duet plans


Just your average day when you're Tish Cyrus. Dressed in a white tracksuit, black mesh top and black boots, Noah rocked the stage alongside several backing dancers. "I'm giving the world a hug and saying, 'Hey, look". "I think that's something that comes with age when you start to realize that and she's there and that's why I think she's so happy", she said . Read More »

Fears grow for missing fisherman after trawler sinks in front of crowds


Local RNLI lifeboat crews attended the scene and managed to rescue one of the men. The rescued fisherman was said to be conscious when he was brought ashore about half an hour after the alarm was raised. "It's so close, you could swim out to it", said one woman. It was patrolling the coastline off Skerries as the Dublin Coast Guard rescue helicopter made regular circuits. Read More »

New CBO Score Confirms the American Health Care Act Puts Patients Last

Trump said in early May that his health care plan "guarantees" coverage for people with pre-existing conditions. If the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act became law, almost 117,000 Mainers - a little less than 10 percent of the state's population - would lose health insurance, according to an analysis released Thursday. Read More »

Red Onion inmate, DC sniper teen could get new trial


Judge Raymond Jackson based his ruling on a 2012 Supreme Court decision that found juveniles are constitutionally different from adults for the purposes of sentencing because juveniles have diminished culpability and greater prospects for reform. Read More »

Nitish Kumar Would Rather Have Lunch With PM Modi Than Sonia Gandhi


Chief Minister Mr Kumar, when asked about his not attending the meeting convened by Ms Gandhi, said senior leader of his party and former JD (U) chief Mr Yadav had attended the meeting as party representative. If Modi fails to do so, the Opposition will then have a valid reason to force a contest in the presidential election. Bihar Chief Minister Kumar has also mooted a second term for incumbent Mukherjee and had even suggested that the ruling BJP try and build consensus on him. Read More »

Here's the real reason why Donald Trump fired James Comey


As for the separate report of a "person of interest" under investigation, the Post said the senior White House adviser "under scrutiny" is someone close to the president but did not name the person. The Justice Department on Friday issued a transcript of Rosenstein's remarks. "This renewed my confidence that we should not have confidence in this administration". Read More »

Army foils attack by Pak's BAT, two militants killed

The chief task of this special services group is to dominate the LoC by carrying out disruptive actions in the form of surreptitious raids the report adds. After the incident, heavy exchange of fire was reported from the area. On May 1, Pakistani BAT teams had beheaded two Indian soldiers in the Krishna Ghati sector near the Line of Control. Read More »

Arkansas 12, Auburn 0 (7 innings)


Have you seen the video of Arkansas first baseman Chad Spanberger's performance against Auburn in the SEC Tournament yesterday? Arkansas pitchers Dominic Taccolini, Matt Cronin and Josh Alberius combined to throw the first no-hitter in conference tournament history. Read More »

Seat belt safety never takes a holiday - Buckle up!


CHP officers made 1,065 DUI arrests during that weekend. While drunken driving fatalities have decreased by a third in the last three decades, however, the chance of being killed in a crash where alcohol is a factor is still 1 in 3 during the course of a lifetime. Read More »

Social SectorDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus To Be Next Director-General Of WHO


David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran who has led past responses to pandemic flu and Ebola and Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , a former health minister. Dr Tedros becomes the first African to lead the World Health Organization and had unanimous backing from the African Union, which claimed that the continent deserved a shot to lead the agency. Read More »

City swimming pool to open Memorial Day


In Winston-Salem both Bolton and Parkland will be open from 11:30 6:00 p.m., and Kimberley Park will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. Daily admission is $2.50 for children ages 4 through 17, $3.50 for adults 18-59 and $2.50 for senior citizens 60 and older. Read More »

Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

Neither Trump nor the Pope released their official statements regarding the point of conversation, but read outs from the White House and the Vatican highlighted terrorism, climate change and peace as issues that were discussed, the CNN reported . Read More »

G7 riven by White House doubts over free trade and climate change


And when he met the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, he failed to shake her hand during a photo op . Macron, a newcomer to worldwide diplomacy, replied that he was very happy to be with Trump, who he will see again later on Thursday at a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. Read More »

Trump has been 'complete disaster': Boehner


John Boehner sharply criticized Donald Trump's presidency this week, and said he doesn't think the Affordable Care Act will be repealed and replaced. "Remember, impeachment is not a legal process; it's a political process", he said. Boehner told his associates that the president was unhappy with how the spending bill did not incorporate enough of his agenda. Read More »

President Trump Throws His Weight Around at NATO Summit

Moreover, the White House had sent recent signals that the United States would stay in NATO's mutual defense pact, known as Article 5 , which had been invoked just once before: after the terror attack of September 11, 2001. Giovanni Grevi, of the European Policy Centre, a leading think tank, said: "Trump's nationalist political instincts are at odds with what the EU stands for". Read More »

Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after witnesses say he slammed to the ground reporter Ben Jacobs of The Guardian who was asking him about healthcare. Despite the rebuke from Montana's media, Montana voters received robocalls from Trump and Vice President Mike Pence urging voters to back Gianforte. Read More »