California Earthquakes: San Diego-Los Angeles Fault Could Cause 7.4-Magnitude Temblor

California Earthquakes: San Diego-Los Angeles Fault Could Cause 7.4-Magnitude Temblor

The connections - or stepovers - between the main parts of the faults are less than 2Km wide. Both faults are capable of producing catastrophic quakes in heavily populated Southern California. The Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon faults had been considered separate systems but the study shows that they are actually one continuous fault system running from San Diego Bay to Seal Beach in Orange County, then on land through the Los Angeles basin. Read More

More Midwest Tornadoes Touch Down Monday Night

More Midwest Tornadoes Touch Down Monday Night

The Smith County tornado rivaled Watertown in terms of destruction. A second tornado touched down near Montgomery around 5:05 a.m. with a rating of EF-2. It destroyed dozens of homes and damaged many more. According to the Topeka office of the National Weather Service, a maximum wind gust of 53 miles per hour was recorded at 2:55 p.m. Read More

Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

The majority of the 2,000 people in the United States formally exonerated of crimes they never committed are black, according to a new report examining the relationship between race and wrongful convictions. Innocent black people are 12 times as likely to be convicted of a drug crime as innocent white people. "Assaults on white women by African-American men are a small minority of all sexual assaults in the United States, but they constitute half of sexual assaults with eyewitness ... Read More

Thumbs down: Facebook to trial dislike button

Facebook users have been wanting a dislike button for some time now, and although 2017 might be the year in which they finally get it, it won't be where you'd expect. It remains to be seen if such a button will eventually arrive. The thumbs-down button in the Messenger app will be the most prominent position given to a "negative" or "no" feature added to the social network. Read More

Millennials may be at greater risk for colorectal cancer, study finds

In adults 40 to 54, rates increased by 0.5 to one per cent per a year from the mid-1990s through 2013. It's this upward trend that is causing doctors like Dr. However, Bilchik says other studies offer clues such as the many links between obesity and different types of cancer. In addition, understanding how our current diet - often high in saturates fats, sugars and grains - can affect cancer risk may be key in understanding the rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger adults, Berlin ... Read More

Kite Hits 52-Week High on Positive Study (KITE)

Kite Hits 52-Week High on Positive Study (KITE)

The shares were sold at an average price of $50.86, for a total transaction of $36,415.76. Sell-side analysts tap into their vast knowledge of the company to help gauge future stock movement. Strs Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Kite Pharma by 33.3% in the third quarter. Bainco International Investors now owns 671,540 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $37,512,000 after buying an additional 647,750 shares during the period. Read More

Students dress up to celebrate Dr. Seuss

Students dress up to celebrate Dr. Seuss

This was the 20th anniversary of Read Across America and the National Education Association estimates that 45-million students faculty and readers participate every year. At the library, kids made masks and other crafts and read stories related to Dr. Seuss. "It's kind of exciting", Greer said. "A lot of cheering and excitement". Read More

More Flu Deaths Reported in NC Last Week

Circulating viruses include H3N2, H1N1, and B which are all contained in this year's flu vaccine. Some county health directors do not publicly report flu deaths, citing patient privacy policies or state DHHS directives. By staying home, the agency stresses that means not going to school or work, shopping, social events, public gatherings, travel or any other activity that may expose others. Read More

Experts pitch for policy on rare diseases

Experts pitch for policy on rare diseases

There are an estimated 70 million rare disease patients in India and 350 million worldwide and this year's slogan With research, possibilities are limitless is a call to action to all stakeholders to invest in research across the spectrum so that rare disease patients and their caregivers can look forward to a better quality of life. Read More

Earl Mitchell Signs with San Francisco 49ers

Mike Garafolo first reported the defensive tackle signing with the Niners. After mostly sitting out free agency last offseason, the Niners beat out Atlanta, Seattle and Denver for Mitchell's services by officially signing him to a four-year $16 million contract on Saturday. Read More

Google Accuses Uber Of Stealing Its Self-Driving Car Secrets

Call it another pothole for Uber. Meanwhile, Uber said it has taken the allegations seriously and would review the matter carefully. Additionally, Uber and Levandowski are also yet to respond to Waymo's claims about the former Google employee's act of theft in downloading the 9.7 GB worth of confidential files using the company-provided computer. Read More

Tricadia Capital Management LLC Takes Position in Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (DNKN)

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Dunkin' Brands Group and gave the company a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, October 20th. Read More

Indian man killed in Kansas bar shooting

Indian man killed in Kansas bar shooting

The father of one of the Indian men who were shot at a Kansas bar in what may have been a racially-motivated attack Wednesday night pleaded to parents in India to consider keeping their children from entering the US amid an environment of fear and hysteria. Read More

Five Cases Of Mumps Confirmed At Indiana University

Until there is a confirmed case, school health professionals will continue their standard practices of promote good health, according to Mary Ann Shorman, head nurse for the district. According to the CDC, symptoms for the mumps include fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, loss of appetite, and swollen and tender salivary glands under the ears on one or both sides. Read More

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

While all age groups saw increases in death, the 55-to-64 group saw the biggest increase, with a five-fold jump since 1999. "Past misuse of prescription opioids is the strongest risk factor for heroin initiation and use -especially among people who became dependent upon or abused prescription opioids in the past year (2014)", the CDC's 2015 report said. Read More

No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental Health

They may pass this infection on to humans through their feces. Since domestic cats are the primary hosts of T. Gondii - that is, they provide an environment within which this parasite can reproduce - it is often speculated that cat ownership may put people at increased risk of mental illness, by exposing them to it. Read More

Virat Kohli credits captaincy for his sparkling success in Tests

Virat Kohli credits captaincy for his sparkling success in Tests

However, his century in the tour game might give him the much-needed confidence and if he starts to deliver he will be quite a force to reckon with. He's not considered in the same class as Ashley Mallett, Stuart MacGill or Hugh Trumble - despite taking more Test wickets than each of them. Read More

Gluten-Free Foods May Contain More Toxic Metals

This disease implies a unusual response to the protein that can be found in rye, wheat, and barley. Could the gluten-free diet craze be exposing people to excessive levels of arsenic and mercury? The weighted geometric mean concentration of estimated urinary total arsenic, defined as total arsenic minus arsenobetaine and arsenocholine, was almost two-fold higher for those on a gluten-free diet (geometric mean ratio, 1.9), after adjustment for sociodemographic characteristics and urinary ... Read More

Idaho flu deaths at record levels

Many states across the country have reported dozens of people hospitalized with the flu. Overall deaths from pneumonia and flu were at 7.8%, keeping the level above the epidemic threshold of 7.5% for this point in the flu season. Besides getting the flu vaccine, you can also take everyday actions to stop the spread of influenza. The deaths correspond to a spike in total number of flu cases reported this year. Read More

Survey Shows the Majority of Americans Are Stressed AF About Politics

While some believed anxiety levels would decrease after the election, once the campaigning wound down, it seems to be steadily moving in the opposite direction. In fact almost three of every four Democrats, 72 percent, said that Trump was causing them significant stress. For example, 53 percent of those with more than a high school education reported stress caused by the election outcome. Read More