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Jul 11 2017

Led research shows potential for world-first gonorrhoea vaccine

The findings are observational. Cases were defined as those with gonorrhea alone, while controls were those diagnosed with chlamydia alone. Gonorrhoea , a sexually ...

Jul 11 2017

Public Protector u-turn on SARB challenge, still tackling Absa, Gigaba

The SARB filed its application at the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday June 27, following Mkhwebane's remedial action. Mkhwebane had earlier said in a statement that s...

Jul 11 2017

Supreme Court orders nation-wide stay on Centre's cattle slaughter ban law

On Tuesday, the Centre, arguing against the "stay", said that since the Madurai bench of the Madras high court stayed the new rules they were unlikely to be implemented...

Jul 11 2017

United Blood Services calls for donations to replenish low supplies

John Gullam, Director of Donor Resources said it's the lowest levels seen in recent years for type O blood. Platelet donations - which have a shelf life of only five da...

Jul 11 2017

U.S. officer acquitted over fatal shooting of black motorist leaves department

The verdict sparked widespread protests in Minnesota, one of various U.S. states where prosecutors have failed to secure convictions when police officers have fatally sho...

Jul 11 2017

Buffalo Bills DL Adolphus Washington arrested on weapons charge over weekend

Washington was processed at the Sharonville Police Department and released. Washington was suspended by Ohio State for its Fiesta Bowl win in January of 2016 after h...

Jul 11 2017

Insomnia May Lead to Alzheimer's, Study Says

Bendlin, PhD, of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in a release. Ju and her colleagues set out to identify how sleep disturbances could lead to a higher long-term r...

Jul 10 2017

Osorio handed six-game ban for Confederations Cup outburst

Now El Tri is without its coach. Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio was suspended for six matches by Federation Internationale de Football Association on Friday for ...

Jul 10 2017

Police capture Wendell man wanted for slaying and workplace shooting

A Wendell man wanted in the killing of his girlfriend and on the lam since last week has been arrested, Chicopee police said today. He was driving the SUV police had adve...

Jul 10 2017

A goal in life by day results in better sleep at night

Sleep apnea was 63% less likely to occur in older adults who felt their life has meaning and, for restless leg syndrome, there was a 52% decrease. Incidence of insomnia...

Jul 10 2017

Jeremy Corbyn urges Theresa May: Give us early election

May's most senior Cabinet Minister, Damian Green, said Monday that the speech was an appeal for "a grown-up way of doing politics". Theresa May will call for oppositi...

Jul 10 2017

Which of Sky's new sports channels will BT TV customers get?

Sky Sports has unveiled its new-look channels and packages - as well as its new cricket pundit, Andrew Flintoff . The full list is: Sky Sports Main Event , Sky Sports...

Jul 10 2017

Froome extends lead before rest day on stage marred by crashes

Cannondale-Drapac's Uran took victory in a photo finish ahead of Warren Barguil of Team Sunweb - one final twist of drama on a day that will live long in Tour history. ...

Jul 10 2017

Gas Prices Move Up; SWMI Lowest In State

The lowest average price in Livingston County was found in Dansville, at $2.27 per gallon, down 4 cents from a week ago and down a dime from previous year, according to A...

Jul 10 2017

Research shows cancer is more common than marriage

New cancer cases had also become as common as graduating from university, and more common than a woman having her first baby. The charity said there were 361,216 cancer...

Jul 10 2017

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation agree to support Ukraine against insurgency by Pro-Russian separatists

Ukraine and the West accuse Moscow of smuggling weapons and troops across the porous border in support of the separatists, a charge has repeatedly denied. He added tha...

Jul 10 2017

Schumer Calls for Investigation Into 'Snortable Chocolate'

Snortable chocolate may pose risky threats that its health effects need to be investigated, U.S Sen. At the moment, it hasn't been prohibited by the FDA, but Democrat Sc...

Jul 10 2017

Ed Sheeran fans warned against buying tickets on reselling sites

Ed and his team have a strict stance against anyone using secondary ticketing websites for profit. The organisers of the events have said, "fans are strongly advised NO...

Jul 10 2017

Shop that sold EuroMillions ticket worth €29 million to be revealed today

The National Lottery has announced its deadline for the owner of a £1m lottery ticket bought in Dundee to come forward. Update 2.05m: The National Lottery today confirm...

Jul 10 2017

Trump urges action on North Korea in meeting with China's Xi

For his part, Mr Xi told Mr Trump that stronger China-US ties were conducive to stability and prosperity amid global conflicts, and they made " new progress " in some a...