Medicine

Cisco Announces MindMeld Acquisition

Cisco's third acquisition in two weeks brings a new conversational platform based on natural language understanding (NLU) that the vendor said it will add to i...


Congo reports a single confirmed case of Ebola, UN says

A spokesperson for the World Health Organization told Reuters on Friday that a person in the Democratic Republic of Congo had died after becoming infected w...


Head of NYC jails to resign after flap over ethical lapses

De Blasio has passionately defended Ponte, 70, since the DOI report was released last month, saying the commissioner merely "made a mistake". He did not retur...


Would You Buy Opko Health Inc (NASDAQ:OPK) On These Analyst Ratings?

Opko Health ( NASDAQ:OPK ) traded up 2.43% during trading on Thursday, hitting $7.17. A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Given the s...


Hamas chooses Ismail Haniya as new leader

The moves come with 82-year-old Palestinian president Abbas losing popularity and a behind-the-scenes succession battle taking shape. In 2001, as the Second I...


Mike Pence Uses Cinco de Mayo Party to Talk Immigration

The battle of Puebla is where a small group of Mexican soldiers defeated a formidable French army that was twice its size on May 5, 1862. This year, some ...


Quebec floods: heavy rain expected in parts of the province

Specifically, Couillard said his government is considering changes to rules that bar people who rent homes from receiving government aid. "So we're going to h...


Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

They only place children with heterosexual couples or singles who are members of a Christian church and regularly attend. "This provides a reasonable accommod...


Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish

A special kind of net was used to remove the larvae "and the patient's symptoms resolved immediately", the team from a central Lisbon hospital said. "Patients...


THAAD deployment to turn region into nuclear battlefield: North Korea

Moon also expressed hopes the two countries would be able to cooperate in developing East Asia, including extending a natural gas pipeline from Siberia to South...


North Korea: US, South Korean spies tried to kill Kim Jong Un

In a statement the North Korean government said the CIA and South Korean intelligence agencies "ideologically corrupted and bribed a DPRK citizen" to carry ou...


Tesla's solar roof tiles affordable, under warranty forever

It could cost upward of $20,000 to put a new roof on an average American home, depending on the type of house and tiles. One of the major highlights of these ne...


Young Brits Turn to Alcohol to Cope with Mental Health Issues

Though the impacts are wide-reaching, World Health Organization states that most disorders can be successfully treated. Despite this, only one in three van dr...


EU's Brexit lawmaker says anxious citizens must be reassured

They are trying to leak reports that undermine Theresa May's position". Macron, a pro-European centrist, has been critical of the Brexit vote during the campa...


BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

Thank you all so much for all your hard work. Let's make a deal! But the premier is clearly not ready to relinquish power without a fight. "We're still wa...


Kevin Durant advises incoming rookies to avoid the draft combine

And he isn't discouraged by this recent trend. " Stay your ass home, work out and get better on your own time ", KD said. The NBA draft combine is underway ...


What we know about the Hanford nuclear emergency

Eight rail cars are in the tunnel that collapsed , but it feeds into a longer tunnel that contains 28 loaded rail cars. The agency has said no one was injure...


Water rides close after Drayton Manor theme park death

It is understood that theme parks including Legoland, Alton Towers and Thorpe Park have closed similar rides as a precaution. On Thursday, the company did not...


Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

Higher global oil prices helped Saudi Arabia shrink its budget deficit by 71 percent from the first quarter of 2016 to US$6.9 billion ( 26 billion riyals ) as o...


Mattis meets with Turkey PM amid row over arming Syrian Kurds

Speaking to reporters before departing for London on Wednesday, Yildirim said Turkey can not accept "direct or indirect" support for the Kurdish rebels, kno...


New Bill Could Change State Adoption Rules

House Bill 3859 protects the "sincerely held religious beliefs" of child welfare service providers, protecting the groups if they refuse to place children in n...


8-Year-Old Hangs Self After Shocking Bullying Incident

On Jan. 26, Taye killed himself at his Cincinnati home after school. Cornelia Reynolds, the mother of the boy, Gabe Tate, claims there is proof that her son...


Police Seek Armed and Dangerous Fatal Shooting Suspect

The search has been underway since a woman was found shot at about 7:30 a.m.at 166 Stevens St., investigators said. The victim, a woman in her 40s, was treate...


Hughes, McGirt share The Players Championship lead

He also shot 70. - On a track as hard to dominate as the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and a tournament as tough as The Players Championship, synergy - when th...


Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site

The order will also require the Energy Department to assess if there's an immediate risk of failures in any other tunnels and take actions to safely store waste...


Cinco de Mayo gets political with Trump supporters bashed

Thumbs down to over-imbibing and driving. Not only does Smith have plans on Cinco de Mayo to show off his bride of three years, he also uses her inspiration a...


Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

All of the seven states that have rates of infection at least twice the national average - Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Tennessee and We...


Bipasha-Karan's forced yet funny exit from Justin Bieber's concert

The 23-year-old singer-songwriter arrived in India on May 10 ahead of his concert which was part of his Purpose World Tour . Amit Sarkar, a fan who had been ...


Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow

The company's net loss widened to $2.21 billion , or $2.31 per share, in the first quarter, from $104.6 million, or 14 cents per share, due to stock-based co...


Massive bird-like dinosaur weighing three tons discovered in China

In February, they discovered additional oviraptorosaur egg fragments. The fossilized egg has supposedly been smuggled from China after its discovery. Intact...


Led fight on ISIS have killed 352 civilians: Pentagon

The Combined Joint Task Force said it was still assessing 42 reports of civilian deaths. The report included 26 deaths from three strikes in March, mostly in ...


Of course the banks should pass the levy onto customers

In the 2017 Budget announcement, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced a 0.06% annual levy on key funding sources for Australia's major banks - a cost that could...


Minnesota Health Dept. Wants $5 Million to Fight Measles, Tuberculosis, Syphilis

Health professionals within and outside the Somali community say that anti-vaxxers have a history of stoking fear within the community by spreading misinformati...


Kamala Harris Calls on Jeff Sessions to Resign

He said that responsibility should go to the highest-ranking civil servant at the Department of Justice. As for Rosenstein's boss, Attorney General Jeff Sessi...


Injuries Caused by Avocados Are on the Rise

If you're curious as to what avocado hand statistics are available stateside, the New York Times' article noted that the "United States [doesn't] track kitc...