Delhi: 4-year-old 'sexually assaulted' by classmate, police file rape case

Delhi: 4-year-old 'sexually assaulted' by classmate, police file rape case

The police have registered a rape case against the child but they are consulting legal experts as the age of the suspect makes the case complicated. The girl was given counseling by the Delhi Commission for Women, as she was traumatized following the incident, the mother said. Read More

LA's pre-Thanksgiving heatwave breaks two records set in 1950

LA's pre-Thanksgiving heatwave breaks two records set in 1950

The city will likely warm back up in time for the work week, according to the weather service, with the high anticipated to reach the mid-60s on Monday. The National Weather Service says downtown Los Angeles could reach 90 degrees, a record. Long Beach is expected to top out at 89 degrees; the record high was 85 in 1990. Read More

Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A Dog

Want To Live Longer? Scientists Say You Should Get A Dog

Single dog-owning adults who lived alone were 11 per cent less likely to subsequently develop heart disease and 33 per cent less likely to die than non-dog owners, the analysis found. "We know that dog owners in general have a higher level of physical activity, which could be one explanation to the observed results", said Tove Fall, an associate professor in epidemiology at Uppsala University in Sweden. Read More

New Guidelines Mean Millions More Americans Need to Lower Blood Pressure

New Guidelines Mean Millions More Americans Need to Lower Blood Pressure

The guidelines were presented at the heart association's annual Scientific Sessions in Anaheim, Calif. Experts expect the new guidelines will greatly impact younger people, with high blood pressure expected to triple among men under 45 and double among women under 45. Read More

Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis

Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis

Scientists say the key to surviving is calling the emergency services immediately and starting treatment. Previous studies have confirmed sex can trigger non-fatal cardiac events like heart attacks, but Chugh and colleagues designed their study to determine whether or not sexual activity is a risk factor for SCA in particular, since the condition accounts for 350,000 deaths in the USA each year. Read More

Your fidget spinner could be more risky than you know

U.S. PIRG released their findings to make parents and consumers aware of these lead-laden toys . U.S. PIRG says its research of the popular toys found that two models of spinners sold at Target "contain as much as 300 times the federal legal limit for lead in children's products". Read More

Experts Warn Even Light Alcohol Consumption Ups Your Risks Of Cancer

Experts Warn Even Light Alcohol Consumption Ups Your Risks Of Cancer

Less than one out of three adults said alcohol was a cancer risk factor , but most also did not mention obesity as being a risk factor. "The message is not, 'Don't drink.' It's, 'If you want to reduce your cancer risk, drink less", said Dr. Read More

Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central

Gophers-Michigan game now starting 7:30 pm Central

All the Nittany Lions could do was help themselves over the final four games of the season. Michigan State officials project that the game won't resume until 4:15 p.m., although that is not an official time for a restart. First, PSU tied the game with a 26-yard Tyler Davis field goal. The Lions still rank second in the Big Ten in points allowed per game while the Spartans are first in the conference against the rush. Read More

Netflix cuts ties with actor Kevin Spacey amid sexual assault allegations

Netflix cuts ties with actor Kevin Spacey amid sexual assault allegations

Though an official termination of Spacey from House of Cards has yet to be confirmed as Netflix and MRC determine the show's future, Netflix has confirmed that it will not move forward with the Gore Vidal biopic starring Spacey . Read More

Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti with traditional reverence

Sikhs celebrate Guru Nanak Jayanti with traditional reverence

Born in 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi (Nankana Sahib, now in Pakistan), Guru Nanak Dev was the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus. His teachings remain a source of inspiration for Sikhs around the world. Governor Shri Om Prakash Kohli has extended greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. According to the beliefs of Sikh religion, it is believed that the spirit of Nanak Dev descended upon each of the nine subsequent Gurus. Read More

CFB National Championship 'Crown Jewel' for Indy

CFB National Championship 'Crown Jewel' for Indy

Los Angeles' game in January 2023 will be at the $2.6 billion National Football League stadium now under construction there. "We are impressed with the recent renovations to the stadium that has been host to so many significant college football games", said Bill Hancock, executive director of the CFP. Read More

Freeman Recognized for Patient Safety

With 46.2 percent of participating hospitals receiving an A, Colorado ranked 10th in the US and second among states in the Rocky Mountain West, behind only Idaho. Maryland hospitals - which previously had been the only hospitals exempt from public reporting at the national level due to a federal waiver - performed poorly in their first grading, ranking Maryland among the bottom 10 states. Read More

Conquering the National Opioid Crisis

Conquering the National Opioid Crisis

Doing so would have unlocked funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "It is going to take all of us working together including parents, law enforcement, schools, churches, community groups, and government to turn this problem around, and the action items the President announced today will help on many fronts, including prevention, education, treatment and law enforcement". Read More

Pot Smokers Have a Lot More Sex Than Non-Users, Study Finds

Pot Smokers Have a Lot More Sex Than Non-Users, Study Finds

A Stanford University study recently found that people who smoke marijuana regularly have more sex than people who don't. People who smoke marijuana might be having more sex than their peers who don't use it, a Friday study revealed. Read More

Events planned for National Drug Take Back Day

Events planned for National Drug Take Back Day

Sponsors of the local collection event include the Drug Free Community Coalition, St. Joseph Youth Alliance, Buchanan County Sheriff's Department and the St. The Indiana State Police Versailles Post will be one of many taking pills, no questions asked. Some local law enforcement agencies-like the Marquette Police Department-are participating, as well. Read More

Majority of Republicans support marijuana legalization

Majority of Republicans support marijuana legalization

The poll also marks another milestone: It's the first time the majority of Republicans support marijuana legalization, with 51% indicating that they'd like to see the end of federal prohibition. The public's growing acceptance of cannabis contrasts with the policies of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has called for stricter enforcement against the substance. Read More

Albert Einstein's 'secret to happiness' note sells for $1.9m

Albert Einstein's 'secret to happiness' note sells for $1.9m

Einstein said the notes could be worth more than a tip one day. Those autographed notes, in which Einstein offered his thoughts on how to live a happy and fulfilling life, sold at a Jerusalem auction house Tuesday for a combined $1.8 million. Read More

Cuomo signs bill banning use of e-cigarettes indoors

Cuomo signs bill banning use of e-cigarettes indoors

The American Cancer Society thanked Cuomo for taking a step to protect the health of all New Yorkers. The Food and Drug Administration banned the sale of e-cigarettes to minors in May 2016, after a broad set of new regulations was put in place. Read More

Walmart, Trader Joe's, more vegetables recalled for listeria fears

Walmart, Trader Joe's, more vegetables recalled for listeria fears

Mann Packing issued a recall for a number of its produce products , including the ones shown here. The products were distributed with the "best if used by" dates of October 11-20, according to the U.S. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled items are asked not to consume them, but discard or return those items to the place of purchase for a full refund. Read More

Order on anthem at cinemas may change

Order on anthem at cinemas may change

Although attorney general KK Venugopal strongly supported SC's past year order saying that playing of national anthem in cinema halls would foster the feeling of national unity and patriotism among people, the bench, however, was of the opinion that court should refrain from passing such orders. Read More