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HP recalls more than 100000 laptop batteries due to overheating concerns

The recall, detailed by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission , covers lithium ion units compatible with HP, Compaq, HP ProBook, HP ENVY, Compaq Presario and HP Pavilion systems sold between March 2013 and October of a year ago through Best Buy,...

Winter returns to WNY overnight; lake-effect snow later in the week

Accumulations along the Continental Divide are expected to be four to eight inches, with up to ten inches around Rabbit Ears Pass, south of Steamboat Springs. By early Monday evening, most of the region will be seeing snow mixed with sleet. Forec...

Dover ID trial referenced at DeVos hearing

But perhaps no two topics have surrounded DeVos more this election season than vouchers and charter schools. Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos "never consented" to being listed on the board of her mother's foundation and never attended an...

Perry: I Regret Previously Calling For End to Energy Department

But Democrats were not prepared to let him do that. "But I will suggest to you that we can not afford the size and the scope of the government that we're paying for today". "I believe the climate is changing". In a statement announcing Perry's nomi...

Give peanut to babies early - advice

The guidelines are based on whether a child has eczema or an egg allergy, good indicators of peanut allergies. This early introduction can also be used with other foods that are commonly associated with allergies such as tree nuts, eggs, wheat and...

Put The Q-Tip Down: Doctors Release New Guidelines For Earwax Removal

However, the expert advice to not use it as they warn people that it could be harmful to human beings and it's not a safe way to clean the ear and it could be very bad for the all of us. "The mantra from previous generations of "don't stick anything ...

India successfully test fires Agni-IV ballistic missile

The two-stage solid-propelled, surface-to-surface ballistic missile is created to carry a 1-tonne payload to a distance of 4,000 km. It "met all objectives as monitored and confirmed by the telemetry" and ships located in the down range monitored t...

Jennifer Lopez and Drake fuel romance rumours with smitten Instagram picture

See more photos Hollywood's hottest couples in the gallery (above). So, it all started on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, when they posted a pretty intimate photo of them all snuggled up on a couch, looking like a pair of lovebirds. Drake has announ...

Breast cancer: Lonely patients less likely to survive disease

In the final analysis, however, these factors didn't explain health differences between the three groups of women, Kroenke said, leading her to conclude that social isolation was still the most important factor. "Does social support matter for them?"...

These are the world's worst tax havens

More than $4 billion in Australian tax is being shifted by Australian-based multinationals into the world's 15 worst corporate tax havens each year, depriving public coffers of revenue that could be spent on schools, hospitals and tackling poverty, n...

Navy, Coast Guard, NDRF geared up for cyclone Vardah

Strong winds and rain continue in Chennai leading to heavy traffic, uprooting of trees and poor telecommunication services. As the surfce winds were so heavy, the electricity department has disconnected power supply in several parts of the city a...

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Further steps should also be taken to end enticing youth to nicotine use through the marketing of flavored tobacco and nicotine products, which are the dominant starter products for youth and prominently featured in e-cigarettes. Before that, a 13-ye...

First Zika virus reported in Smith County

These new cases were discovered this week in Cameron County; that's in Brownsville. County officials continue to work closely with other cities in direct intervention and continue to spread public awareness. The newborn whose case was reported by B...

Trump picks fast food executive Andrew Puzder for Labor

In 1997, he was named Executive Vice President and General Counsel for CKE Restaurants, and in 2000, he became president and CEO of CKE Restaurants. He's credited with turning around the Hardee's brand, but his company has been accused of labor viola...

Firefighters battling 10-alarm fire in MA

The fire is has touched at least seven buildings on both sides of Berkshire Street, as well as cars and trees lining the road. The fire started at a building under construction around 2:55 p.m. Fire crews were called in from surrounding communities...

World Health Organization shifts from 'emergency' response to long-term Zika fight

More than 1,200 cases have been reported in Florida, more than 200 locally acquired. However, the disease has been linked to microcephaly in babies which is a condition where the brain does not grow to its normal size. Assessment of a Series of 13 In...

UN agency lifts Zika emergency, prepares for long-term fight

Dr David Heymann, the head of a World Health Organization emergency committee on the virus, said it still posed a "significant and enduring" threat. Salama said the WHO's assessment of the risk posed by Zika is not altered by the decision to call a...

President-Elect Donald Trump's '60 Minutes' Interview: 12 Biggest Takeaways

In his first extensive post-election interview with " 60 Minutes ", Trump answered questions about his policy priorities as president, including which areas might ultimately look a bit different than what he said on the campaign trail. "Donald Trump ...

Walgreens sues Theranos alleging breach of contract

Theranos once promised cheaper, more efficient alternatives to traditional blood tests. Theranos said in a statement to Reuters that Walgreens "consistently failed to meet its commitments to Theranos " and mishandled the companies' partners...

Philadelphia Eagles Cut Ties with Josh Huff Following Arrest

The NFL bans fans from carrying weapons in their stadiums, and previous year the Fraternal Order of Police tried to get the NFL to exempt off-duty and retired law enforcement officers from the ban, citing incidents of terrorism at high-volume venue...

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Bay Area in Top 10 for Worst Air Pollution Nationwide

California's soaring population, weather and topography are all factors that contribute to its air pollution, in a state where many people commute and live in valleys and basins wh...

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

A health panel with the U.S. government has decided that routine prostate cancer screenings can be done as long as the patient decides whether they want to or not after discussi...

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform

If congressional representatives and their families had to go onto the very same health plan they are proposing to force all Americans to accept, maybe they would produce a plan th...

ADB forecasts fiscal deficit at 3.8 percent in FY17

The ADB's latest forecast is, however, slightly lower than its estimate in the supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update report in December previous year , where it...

'Christianity is Literally Dying'; Islam to Become Biggest Faith

Followers of Muslim community may also be the fastest growing religious groups in decades to come, The Telegraph has said quoting the report. The study projects that between 2030...

Giraffe Watch: Doctors onsite, April expected to give birth very soon

For those who are anxious about missing their chance to witness the miracle of giraffe birth, the upstate NY zoo where April lives created a text alert system to notify fan...

Efforts To Revive GOP Healthcare Bill Underway

Lawmakers said they plan to meet again on Wednesday to continue the search for an agreement, but there are doubts from many corners about whether a deal is possible anytime soon. W...

Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were n...

Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Arsenal will be particularly keen to secure all three points, as they are now sixth in the Premier League standings and in real danger of missing out on a top four finish for the...

New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism

Children with autism will also now have a Muppet that they can better identify with. Although Julia has already been added in digital and printed storybooks, the show's creator...

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GIRAFFE WATCH: 'All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight'

April's udder changes have been significant in recent days, and keepers say udder development "occurs, generally, just prior to birthing". We have watched April pace around. Giraff...

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

Black Insomnia Coffee, first available in South Africa a year ago , announced a deal with Amazon to bring its ultra-caffeinated beans to the USA market. Death Wish said they ...

Ted Cruz could have a fight on his hands in 2018

The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas). Cruz's campaign has yet to co...

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

When the kids were 11 years old, researchers tested their blood for lead . The mean blood-lead level of the children at age 11 was 10.99mcg per decilitre. The study also compare...

Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congre...