• CVS becomes first national chain to limit opioid prescriptions
CVS becomes first national chain to limit opioid prescriptions

Merlo, President and CEO, CVS Health. Opioid painkiller prescriptions will be limited to a seven-day supply for certain conditions, CVS Pharmacy announced Thursday. Drugstore giant, CVS Pharmacies is stepping in to help, changing procedure, to curb addiction. The new guideline does not limit patients being treated for chronic pain .

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  • Owned BYU Adding Caffeinated Soda To Dining Menus
Owned BYU Adding Caffeinated Soda To Dining Menus

However, BYU's Dining Services said it will not be selling highly-caffeinated energy drinks. For example, a BYU student began a change.org petition to allow caffeinated soft drinks on campus in 2012 after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which owns BYU, issued a response to an NBC News special clarifying its stance on caffein...

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  • Ram Rahim threatened to kill me: Honeypreet's ex-husband
Ram Rahim threatened to kill me: Honeypreet's ex-husband

According to reports he claimed that Honeypreet wasn't Ram Rahim adopted daughter and there was no legal adoption had taken place. "She would never allow any other woman to go close to the baba, hence I dismiss the allegation of arranging women for the dera head", he said.

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  • OECD upgrades eurozone and China growth forecasts; United Kingdom and USA unchanged
OECD upgrades eurozone and China growth forecasts; United Kingdom and USA unchanged

Mann. It kept its growth forecast for the United States this year unchanged at 2.1 percent, as it did for next year at 2.4 percent. Japan's expected growth was a contributing factor, with the forecast for this year and next upped by two points to 1.6% and 1.2%.

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  • Sam Bradford's knee injury not caused by contact
Sam Bradford's knee injury not caused by contact

I know he went into that draft room and said , 'We're not passing him up, ' and so I wouldn't have been here if it wasn't for him. Bucs defensive coordinator Mike Smith paid Cook an even higher compliment. "I felt good", Bell said. "I was hoping it was going to feel better (for last week's game) than it did having rested a day really on Saturd...

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  • Jose expected to remain a hurricane through Tuesday: NHC
Jose expected to remain a hurricane through Tuesday: NHC

And Maria is taking aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma less than two weeks ago. Winds have intensified from 80 miles per hour to 90 miles per hour from the early morning update . By later today, it may become Tropical Storm Maria , and in advance of that, tropical storm watches have been issued for parts of the Windwa...

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  • Sensex, Nifty open mildly higher on RIL support; Bharti, Idea sink
Sensex, Nifty open mildly higher on RIL support; Bharti, Idea sink

The benchmark BSE Sensex declined 0.01%, or 1.86 points, to close at 32,400.51, while the broader Nifty 50 index ended 0.1% lower, or 6.40 points, at 10,141.15. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) remained passive as they sold shares worth a net Rs 1,719.62 crore. Sensex was up by over 42 points at 32,444.68 while NSE Nifty was up by 8 points ...

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  • The Dallas Cowboys are the World's Most Valuable Sports Franchise
The Dallas Cowboys are the World's Most Valuable Sports Franchise

Rounding out the NFL's top five are the New York Giants (US$3.3 billion), Washington Redskins (US$3.1 billion) and San Francisco 49ers (US$3.05 billion). The team rose in value by 16 percent thanks to the opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the sponsorship dollars committed. The Packers are worth an estimated $2.55 billion, 13th-most in ...

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  • Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks
Philippines urges North Korea to stop 'provocations,' start talks

Park added: "Additional provocations will only further isolate the country (North Korea ) diplomatically and economically, and will eventually lead down the path of its own collapse". The screech of incoming fire followed by an explosion resounds across forested hillsides near the border between North and South Korea. "Unless we demonstrate we'r...

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  • No evidence to link London attack directly to militant groups - U.S. sources
No evidence to link London attack directly to militant groups - U.S. sources

Interior minister Amber Rudd said in a televised statement yesterday that the Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre, which reviews the threat level that the United Kingdom is under, have chose to lower that level from critical to severe. Images posted on social media following the attack appeared to show wires protruding from a flaming bucket contained i...

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  • Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal
Tactical masterclass from Conte helps 10-man Chelsea shut out Arsenal

His dismissal was the third time in five league games this season that a Chelsea player was sent off, as many as in their previous 73 games. These games are usually tempestuous affairs and a late challenge from David Luiz on Sead Kolasinac saw the Brazilian handed a straight red by referee Michael Oliver .

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  • CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months
CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months

He also gave in to the parents' demand and said that the case will be handed over to the CBI . Pradyuman's parents Varun and Jyoti Thakur - had sought a CBI probe into the matter. The lawyer of the main accused, Ashok Kumar, meanwhile said his client has denied any involvement in the murder. His wife claims he has been forced to make the confe...

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  • United Kingdom steps up to help Overseas Territories ravaged by Hurricane Irma
United Kingdom steps up to help Overseas Territories ravaged by Hurricane Irma

Branson and his family survived the hurricane on his private island, Necker Island, located in the British Virgin Islands . Between 100 and 120 inmates escaped the prison, reported Sky News . The all-terrain vehicles have been stowed on HMS Ocean which is due to sail to the Caribbean today. The UK has committed £32m to helping overseas territ...

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  • Occasional drinking while pregnant is good or bad??
Occasional drinking while pregnant is good or bad??

While there is little evidence that light drinking in pregnancy causes harm to babies they stressed that this is not proof that it is fine to drink. How light alcohol exposure may affect a developing fetus is less clear. "Regularly drinking even small amounts could be harmful and should be avoided, in line with the precautionary approach".

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  • Young Woman, 19, Found Dead in Freezer
Young Woman, 19, Found Dead in Freezer

Kenneka, 19, was found dead around 1 a.m. on Sunday inside a walk-in freezer at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Cook County Medical examiner's office performed an autopsy Sunday, but it wasn't immediately clear whether foul play was suspected, according to Becky Schlikerman, spokeswoman for the medical examiner's office.

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  • Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military 'plant land mines' - Amnesty
Rohingya Muslims injured as Burmese military 'plant land mines' - Amnesty

The State Department is working with worldwide partners, including the Office of the United Nations' refugee agency, the global Committee of the Red Cross and the global Organization for Migration, to provide emergency assistance for the displaced, the statement said.

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  • US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero
US commemorates 9/11; thousands expected at ground zero

The commemoration is for family members of victims of the 2001 and 1993 attacks, and they have been invited to participate in this year's reading of the names. Four hijacked planes hit the trade center towers and the Pentagon , and crashed in a Pennsylvania field. At a Pentagon ceremony, President Donald Trump said the nation grieves for the v...

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  • Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services
Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

According to Northern Railway spokesperson Neeraj Sharma, the engine and the power coach derailed while approaching New Delhi Railway Station from Ranchi in Jharkhand around 11.45 am. Several train mishap incidents have been reported from Uttar Pradesh in recent times. Making a hat-trick today, two coaches of a goods train derailed near Khand...

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  • Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia
Betsy DeVos to make Title IV announcement in Virginia

DeVos's speech ignores , however, the gendered reality of sexual harassment and assault, of which 90 percent of adult victims are women, that an estimated one in five women are sexually assaulted in college, that only between two and eight percent of rapes accusations are false, that most rapes to go unreported and the majority of rapists rem...

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  • Is Michigan a good fit for Amazon's second $5 billion headquarters?
Is Michigan a good fit for Amazon's second $5 billion headquarters?

The city said it is evaluating the opportunity carefully. The mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, quickly expressed interest. Amazon has fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Synovus holds a "large" position in Amazon , he added. Amazon's shares were up 1 percent at $978 on Thursday. In 2001 Boeing made a decision to move its headquar...

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