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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...

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...

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...

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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Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and des...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot...

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were ...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdo...

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

In the second half, Morocco's first CHAN title edged even closer after Nigeria's Eneji Moses left the pitch after a second yellow card at the 47th minute. "The final of the A...

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program. North Korean leader K...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

The companies said Wednesday that Fuji Xerox, their 56-year-old joint venture, will combine with Xerox, with Fujifilm Holdings taking a 50.1 percent stake in the newly formed c...

Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa Discovered

The implications go back even further for co-author and physical anthropologist Israel Hershkovitz of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who says the find suggests our ancestors ...

Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute

Private firms, including IT majors, remained closed or let employees work from home. The aim was to pressurise PM Modi, who was expected to visit Karnataka on January 28, to ask G...

Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

But it is now more often known as hot yoga , following a scandal involving pioneer Bikram Choudhury, who has faced accusations of rape and sexual assault by former students. A stu...

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Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals. Under persistent questioning, Nielsen said she didn't recall the specific ...

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

The UN refugee agency said it is not involved in the process but is willing to play a "constructive role" in the process if allowed, specifically in registering the refugees and he...

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 45 people have died from the virus since September. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of t...

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

The ICD is used by health professionals globally and serves as an worldwide standard for defining health conditions and diseases. "Like in Asia, China and Japan and Korea there ...

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

For investors, the concern is that a CEO change won't be enough to reverse a slowdown in same-store sales. Shares of Papa John's are still down 13 percent from when the Nation...