• Kasatka, SeaWorld Killer Whale, Dies After Lung Disease Battle
Kasatka, SeaWorld Killer Whale, Dies After Lung Disease Battle

Both orcas are believed to have succumbed to infections. Kasatka was not born in captivity; but was captured in 1978 in Icelandic waters, according to the Associated Press. Kasatka was listed by PETA as a plaintiff in a 2012 lawsuit that asked a federal court to grant five orcas constitutional rights and allow them to accuse the park of violating...

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  • Blue Whale game: NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant
Blue Whale game: NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant

Games like Blue Whale - that has been provoking youths to commit suicide - are "completely unacceptable", Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. "You are hereby required to ensure that any such link of this deadly game in its own name or any similar game is immediately removed from your platfo...

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  • Fatal drug overdoses double among United States teens
Fatal drug overdoses double among United States teens

While the rate of teen boys overdosing dropped dramatically in the last decade, the rate of overdoses among girls held steady and then increased in the last two years. Drugs such as fentanyl are often mixed with heroin for more impact. "To make it explode the way it did because for a while there I remember it was like all the rage and a lot of ...

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  • After signing Wes Brown, Kerala Blasters set to rope in Berbatov
After signing Wes Brown, Kerala Blasters set to rope in Berbatov

Brown and Berbatov's rumoured move to last season's league runners up comes on the back of a tweet by sports broadcaster Jim White . "Hello India, Happy Independence day!" Brown, 37, released by Blackburn at the end of last season, is reunited with the Blasters' new head coach Rene Meulensteen after the pair worked together during their time at ...

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  • 46 die in Himachal Pradesh landslide, almost all bodies recovered
46 die in Himachal Pradesh landslide, almost all bodies recovered

The land slide took away over 250 meter-long length of the national highway in its folds. Bodies of two other people killed in the mudslide were among the 46 recovered; one biker, believed to be an Army jawan, was also among the dead. He directed to assess the loss to the property at the earliest so that the sufferers could be provided compensati...

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  • Golfer Lahiri tied 33rd at PGA Championship
Golfer Lahiri tied 33rd at PGA Championship

Spieth had won two of his last three starts heading into the season's final major, but the magic he displayed at Royal Birkdale was absent this week at Quail Hollow. You don't want to be teeing off at 09:45 on the final rounds of a major on a Sunday. "That is not where you want to be". "I feel like a sense of. not duty, but I've missed a lot of tim...

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  • Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons
Deaths Linked to Weight-Loss Stomach Balloons

One of the devices is a balloon that can be placed in the stomach and filled with saline water, the Orbera balloon made by Apollo Endo-Surgery. The balloons are left in the stomach for up to six months with the idea being they leave less room for food.

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  • Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ?
Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ?

The statement from the Antarctic Heritage Trust is below. Although the cake looked and smelled edible, it will remain a mystery as to what the century-old sweet tastes like as it is unethical for conservators to taste-test their finds, Meek told Newshub .

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  • Fipronil - UK grocers pull food lines, Dutch make arrests
Fipronil - UK grocers pull food lines, Dutch make arrests

Nearly a dozen products known to contain those eggs have been recalled from sale as a precaution, though most will have already been consumed. It said that any remaining egg products have been removed from sale and that the risk to Irish consumers is "very low".

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  • Pakistan's 'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies
Pakistan's 'Light to the Lepers' Ruth Pfau dies

After her graduation she joined the religious order fo the Daughters of the Heart of Mary, which sent her on mission to India. President Mamnoon Hussain paid tribute to Dr. Sr. Pfau has won numerous honours and prizes in Pakistan and overseas for her humanitarian services. After World War II, when Russian Federation occupied East Germany, she and...

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  • Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension
Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension

The researchers analyzed 1,213 people aged 20 or over who had been involved in a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Researchers studied cannabis users between 2005 and 2011, looking at how long they had used the drug for and their general health.

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  • Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs
Officials warn against drinking Moscow mules from copper mugs

Public health officials warned that using those mugs could have unwanted health consequences. Mugs aren't the only place where copper might be able to leach into acidic foods. The new warning was issued as the Mule becomes increasingly popularly in social media with users posting photos of the cocktail in attractive mugs online.

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  • Instagram photos can indicate whether someone is depressed
Instagram photos can indicate whether someone is depressed

Depressed people, for example, were more likely to post photos with darker, grey colors. But when individuals with a depression diagnosis did use filters, many preferred to filter all the color out of their posts, opting for black-and-white filters such as "Inkwell".

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  • Remains of 9/11 victim identified in NYC
Remains of 9/11 victim identified in NYC

Most of the DNA profiles generated belong to previously identified victims. Advances in DNA extraction and testing technology helped confirm the victim's identity, the medical examiner's office said. After some time , the therapeutic analyst's office came to utilize a procedure that includes beating the sections to remove DNA, at that point cont...

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  • Amazon picks up Lucille Ball biopic starring Cate Blanchett
Amazon picks up Lucille Ball biopic starring Cate Blanchett

Are you guys excited for Lucy and Desi? The couple met when Lucy was 28 and Desi was 23 while they were both working on set of the 1940 film Too Many Girls . The script has been written by Aaron Sorkin , who also wrote the scripts for The Social Network, Moneyball and Steve Jobs . Lucy and Desi's children, Lucie Luckinbill and Desi ...

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  • APSU is holding several Total Solar Eclipse events
APSU is holding several Total Solar Eclipse events

It will be the first total solar eclipse in 99 years to cross coast-to-coast and the first to pass through any part of the Lower 48 states in 38 years. Thanks to Volvo, CNN and emerging technology, people can experience the eclipse as if they are there". In New York City, where the moon will obstruct 71% of the sun, people will still experience...

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  • What ocean creature chewed up an Australian teen's feet?
What ocean creature chewed up an Australian teen's feet?

Sam Kanizay lays in a bed with his feet bleeding. " When he got out, he described having sand on his legs, so he went back in the water ", his dad Jarrod Kanizay told AAP . "We've had a few people just guessing it was sea lice ... but there was no real evidence to say what it was". "I don't think there has been anything that has changed, ther...

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  • UN Security Council Approves Toughest North Korea Sanctions So Far
UN Security Council Approves Toughest North Korea Sanctions So Far

Coal revenues accounted for around 40% of North Korea's export earnings in 2016, at a value of nearly USD1.2 billion, according to the US Energy Administration. While the draft resolution would impose biting economic sanctions, the US didn't get everything it wanted. The council diplomat, who was not authorized to speak publicly and insisted on a...

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  • Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Underway
Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Underway

Retailers are required to participate and may not collect state and local sales or use tax on most footwear and clothing that are sold for less than $100 during the holiday. Price limits - The price limits are the highest amount an item can cost while being tax exempt, it does not mean that dollar amount on any item is tax free.

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  • 2nd medical marijuana dispensary could be coming to Monroe County
2nd medical marijuana dispensary could be coming to Monroe County

The company will have dispensaries in Chemung, Dutchess, Kings and and Richmond counties. They join the following five ROs, which have been operating since the program's launch in January 2016 and have been re-registered for another two years: MedMen, formerly known as Bloomfield Industries; Columbia Care; Etain; PharmaCann; and Vireo Health of NY....

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