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April the Giraffe's Appetite 'Remains Strong' as Calf Calms Down, Zoo Says


The giraffe's pregnancy is moving along and her belly has dropped noticeably, according to Animal Adventure Park zookeepers. This will be April's fourth calf and the first for the father, Oliver. "So if you were watching me in with her this evening (6:30ish) you would have seen a fairly cranky giraffe". Millions glued to the live stream showing April the giraffe giving birth on live cam are now hopeful that the animal may soon go into labor after the zoo reported the calf is sticking out. Read More »

FDA approves drug to treat Parkinson disease


Olanow, professor and chairman emeritus of the Department of Neurology and professor emeritus of the Department of Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Newron's initial new drug application for Xadago to the FDA, submitted in May 2014, had been rejected due to organizational problems with the documents. Read More »

Cats like human interaction more than food


There's no doubt that cats can seem more aloof than our puppy friends, providing material for plenty of jokes about their indifference, their sauciness and their possible superiority complex. Dog lovers always tell cat lovers that while the latter animal smells less, doesn't need walking and is arguably more intelligent, they don't like humans and are fundamentally selfish. Read More »

Study shows no long-term cognitive benefit to breastfeeding


When these children reached the age of three, their parents were asked to fill out a questionnaire evaluating their children's vocabulary and problem-solving skills to assess cognition and behaviour. The socio-economic variables that affect a child's development are standalone from the effects of breastfeeding. Nancy Hurst , director of Women's Support Services at Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women gives women advice about this dilemma. Read More »

A&E renews Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath for season 2


It was cable's No. 1 new unscripted series in the 25-54 demographic in terms of total viewers across Live+7 throughout 2016, A&E said. Following the huge success of her tell-all series, the former Scientologist is even more enthused to lift the lid off the accounts of abuse and misconduct that has been brought to light by several other defectors on the show. Read More »

Magnitude 5.5 quake hits near Denpasar, Bali


Some of them said they felt their bed shaking when the quake hit. A small quake shook Buckingham County in central Virginia Wednesday morning. There was no initial word on damage or injury resulting from the quake. The Indonesian Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency measured the natural disaster at 6.4 magnitude but said it would not cause a tsunami because the epicenter was so deep. Read More »

Demi Lovato Celebrates 5 Years of Soberiety With This Inspiring Message


But Lovato says she could not have gotten where she is today without help: "I couldn't have done it without my higher power (God), my family, friends, and everyone else who supported me", she wrote in her Instagram post. Demi Lovato even added that submitting is the major key of fighting one's demons. "It feels fantastic", Demi told Entertainment Tonight . Her romance with the athlete marks the second relationship she's been in since splitting from longtime love Wilmer Valderrama in ... Read More »

Tesaro Inc. (TSRO) Is Suring After FDA Approves Zejula


Unfortunately, progression free survival generally gets shorter after each subsequent treatment with a platinum-based chemotherapy regimen. A dozen new genetic variants that increase women's risk of ovarian cancer have been discovered by a team of global researchers. Read More »

Uproar in House over airline ban on Sena MP


Commenting on the issue, Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan ruled out any action against Gaikwad and spoke against the ban implemented by six airlines. She suggested an amicable solution to the issue. I will raise my voice against the falling service standards of Air India. "We have called the Osmanabad bandh to protest the humiliation of our leader by the airlines which have denied him flying rights", Osmanabad district vice president of the Sena Kamlakar Chavan said. Read More »

Infant buried alive in field, rescued by villagers


According to reports, Droupadi was on her way to her workplace at Gadamadhupur hospital at 10 am when some school children noticed the newborn buried in the compost pit and informed her. She is a full term baby, weighing around 2.5 kg. Police suspect the child was unwanted and was left to die in the field by her parents. After rescuing the baby, Droupadi sliced its umbilical cord before calling a 108-ambualnce and admitting her to the hospital. Read More »

2 undercover Miami-Dade officers shot, taken to hospital in pickup truck


Miami-Dade Police Director Juan Perez confirmed to the press that the unnamed cops were in stable condition. One of the detectives was shot in the arm. Police released a description for one of the two shooters. The injured officers were in plain clothes and appeared to be undercover. Ten days later, three more officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Read More »

Canada To Legalise Recreational Marijuana By Mid

While marijuana users and civil libertarians have long advocated for the legalization of pot, concerns have been raised by some police and health officials. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the Liberal government has not decided how to tax marijuana, but is instead focused on making sure it stays out of the hands of children and criminals. Read More »

Mental Healthcare Bill 2016: Parliament gives its approval


Union health minister JP Nadda referred to the bill as mother-centric and human centric. Stating that the 1987 Mental Act was institutionalised, Nadda saidthe focus was on the community instead of the institution. The parliament on March 27 passed the long-standing Mental Healthcare Bill in the lower house of the parliament. The study also showed that there are less than 4,000 doctors in the country to treat the large number of mental patients. Read More »

Jaden Schwartz scores twice to lead St. Louis Blues past Arizona Coyotes


Keller, who signed an entry level contract on Sunday, grew up in nearby Swansea, Ill., as a Blues fan. It's really special to have the first one here. Mike Smith has recorded just one victory in 10 starts this month (1-7-2) but owns a respectable.916 save percentage in that span while fellow goaltender Louis Domingue has won his last three contests. Read More »

Britain will be left with 19000 European Union rules and regulations after Brexit

For its part, the government said it was confident of "delivering the right deal for the UK". Keen to ensure that the May government does not take its support for granted, the opposition Labour Party on Monday laid down six tests for the final Brexit deal: a fair migration system for United Kingdom business and communities, retaining a strong, collaborative relationship with the EU, protecting national security and tackling cross-border crime, delivering for all nations and regions of the ... Read More »

NFL's vote on Raiders also a victory for sports books


Now, the Raiders will be joining the Vegas Golden Knights - an expansion ice hockey team recently also approved by the NHL - as the shiny new professional franchises in a city that long had none to call its own. "This is a decision that rests in the hands of Mark Davis, as well as the ownership of the NFL ", Schaaf said. Carr understands the mixed emotions from the diehards and he wanted to let them know that the players and coaches still love them for all the support they've given the ... Read More »

House passes bill enabling gun sales to veterans deemed 'mentally incompetent'


Mark Kelly said Thursday in a phone a call with reporters . "It weakens our background-check system and makes our country a less safe place". Rep. Anthony Brown, D-Md., did not support the bill . "What it says [is] if you can't balance a bank account, you can't handle a firearm". At least a dozen Democrats joined Republicans to support the bill, which was approved by a 240-175 vote. Read More »

Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president to happen before year end


The results only underscore the need for urgency on the part of the leadership to devise a way forward, party sources said. However, it said there will be no further extension beyond December this year. A section of party leaders has since renewed the pitch to elevate Rahul Gandhi in the party hierarchy. Party sources had said that Sonia had gone overseas for a "routine medical check-up". Read More »

Penn State's Spanier guilty on one count child endangerment


The Penn State University campus was quiet Friday afternoon despite the stunning conviction of ex-university president Graham B. Spanier on one count of child endangerment in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case. The first count of child endangerment signifies Spanier knowingly violated the care of a child he was supervising. Penn State's statement says the verdict and pleas indicate the three fell short of the school's standards for leadership. Read More »

President Trump Hits the Golf Course For the 13th Time

The White House has often said that Trump uses his trips to golf courses to have meetings with people and just because he's there doesn't actually mean he hits the links. Some critics of President Trump and the news media argue that political commentators have set an unusually low bar for Trump. But he's played golf in at least 12 of those visits . Read More »

Commercial flock tests positive for avian flu in Cullman County


The viruses in the current outbreaks are different from the high-pathogenic virus that resulted in the loss of almost 50 million birds in the Midwest chicken egg and turkey industry in 2015. The 2014-1015 avian flu outbreak caused the loss of about 50 million turkeys and laying hens in the Midwest during the migration of the Mississippi Flyway. Read More »

The Raiders Are Leaving for Las Vegas


Will the legendary "Raider Nation" follow the club to Las Vegas? The Raiders had a major resurgence last season and appear built to succeed for the foreseeable future, and as such the fanbase has been reenergized. The support comes with some contingencies - specifically the Raiders firming up an agreeable stadium lease with Nevada and closing on a specific site. Read More »

Warriors double-digit favorites vs. Grizzlies, will they cover? National Basketball Association 3/26/17


Mike Conley and Randolph are the only other Grizzlies averaging more than 10 points per game. "We just picked up our intensity", Kerr said. The Grizzlies have always been a match-up nightmare for the fast-paced Warriors. "Isaiah loves the Golden State Warriors", his mother, Alex McDonald, originally told CBS46 in Atlanta . "It's a good warmup for us to understand how important each game is, each possession is, and not look ahead". Read More »

IL considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost, local lawmakers weigh in

Almost 20 percent of Americans now have access to legal pot. In the city of Chicago, 74 percent of voters support marijuana legalization. "Decriminalization is supported more in urban areas than in rural parts of the state". In addition levying the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on retail sales, an excise tax of $50 per ounce would be imposed on wholesale sales of mature flower products. Read More »