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Decades of Exoneration Stats Show Blacks More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted

Decades of Exoneration Stats Show Blacks More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted In addition, the study notes that murder exonerations with black defendants were 22 percent more likely to include misconduct by police officers than those of their white counterparts. As for sexual assault, eyewitness misidentification does not completely explain the racial disparity to the detriment of blacks in exonerations for these offenses, it added. [Full Article...]

Facebook Is Testing Dislike Button in Messenger

The new button instead will be added to the Facebook Messenger app, which has around 1 billion users . The feature also includes a reaction counter, which would list the number of reactions on any given line. Press and hold the smiley face, and you'll get a series of Facebook reactions, including a thumbs down Dislike reaction. The feature is being tested in the Facebook Messenger app on ... [Full Article...]

Colorectal cancer rates rising among Gen X and millennials

He said, "My youngest patient was 28 years old, and came with the assumption that she was bleeding from hemorrhoids and unfortunately the work revealed there was a rectal cancer that was relatively advanced". Experts say to reduce your risk, cut back on fatty food and processed meats, eat more whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Additionally, blood in the stool, abdominal pain, narrowing of the... [Full Article...]

5 facts about Dr. Seuss in honor of his 113th birthday

5 facts about Dr. Seuss in honor of his 113th birthday Cambria County President Commissioner Tom Chernisky was there and read to two Dr. Seuss books to kindergarteners. Teacher cadets also will visit several schools to read to students. Educators in California say it's critical for kids to read by third grade. "They taste like what my mom makes", she said. Josh Kathriner, another 11th-grader reading to a first-grade class at the elementary school,... [Full Article...]

Researchers Are Close To Curing Cancer, Terminal Patients In Remission

Researchers Are Close To Curing Cancer, Terminal Patients In Remission They now have a Dollars 74 price target on the stock. They now have a United States dollars 75 price target on the stock. The shares closed up almost 25% on more than ten times their average trading volume. 3/3/2017-Stifel Nicolaus was Downgraded by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus from a "Buy " rating to a " Hold" rating. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to th... [Full Article...]

Health officials: 48 Oklahomans have died from the flu

There was a decrease in the number of hospitalizations in the last week; 105 people were hospitalized with the flu virus between February 22 and 28. But Chief Medical officer Paddy Phillips says the spike does not necessarily mean this year's flu season will be a cause for concern. [Full Article...]

Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases

Each year, Rare Disease Day calls attention to the public health issues associated with rare diseases, which affect approximately 350 million people worldwide, according to Global Genes. Lack of awareness and scientific knowledge in rare diseases often leads to misdiagnosis or late diagnosis and delayed treatment. "Clinical research will help us find better and more effective treatment for rare di... [Full Article...]

San Francisco 49ers sign free agent DT Earl Mitchell

He is expected to hold a media conference call later Saturday morning. The veteran will make $5.5 million during his first year with the 49ers, which is actually a raise over the $4 million he would've made in Miami if that Dolphins hadn't cut him on February 16. [Full Article...]

(NYSE:LB) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1125

RBC Capital Markets reiterated a "sector perform" rating and issued a $70.00 target price (down previously from $82.00) on shares of L Brands in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. "(LB)" was published by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze. If you are viewing this report on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark & copyright law. [Full Article...]

Uber calls Waymo's lawsuit 'baseless' - Roadshow

Uber has responded to Google Waymo's claims saying that the latter's accusations are baseless . The ex-employee was later hired by Uber when the company purchased Levandowski's self-driving trucking company. "Instead, Otto and Uber have taken Waymo's intellectual property so that they could avoid incurring the risk, time, and expense of independently developing their own technology", Waymo said i... [Full Article...]

Indian engineer shot dead in USA in possible hate crime

Indian engineer shot dead in USA in possible hate crime Adam Purinton, a 51-year-old Olathe resident, has been arrested in connection with shooting two men in Olathe, Kansas . A man injured in a fatal shooting in suburban Kansas City that witnesses say was racially motivated has said the alleged gunman asked two of the victims about their visa status before later returning and opening fire, killing one and wounding another. [Full Article...]

Penn State students warned of confirmed mumps cases on campus

Bromley said five of the Toronto cases are men with inflammation of one or both of their testicles. IU is taking all precautions to protect its students, faculty and staff, including offering immunization to potentially exposed persons. Therefore, anyone with symptoms should stay home and avoid others to prevent the further spread of illness. Mumps is a serious contagious disease passed through ... [Full Article...]

Alabama Drug Overdose Death Rate

Alabama Drug Overdose Death Rate Adults ages 55 to 64 saw the biggest increase in drug overdose deaths over the course of the 16-year study period. The center's research was based on death certificate data and did not examine the underlying causes. Caleb Alexander, co-director for the Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness, according to ABC . The states with the highest rates were: West Virginia, with 41.... [Full Article...]

Cats Are Not A Threat To Mental Health

It can lead to toxoplasmosis , a disease that may cause flu-like symptoms in some people but most people who contract it won't develop signs or symptoms. At ages 13 and 18 years, the children were brought into clinics to be evaluated for psychotic-like symptoms. This is the first study to take a look at childhood cat ownership and infection of the said parasite as a factor in pyschosis. [Full Article...]

First Test preview: India v Australia

First Test preview: India v Australia Although he broke the all-time test record for double hundreds in four consecutive Test series after his double ton against Bangladesh in Hyderabad, he couldn't better his career-best of 235 which came against England. "We talk a lot about overspin with a little bit of sidespin because that's the only way we're going to be able to turn it here". "And then when they start looking comfortable agai... [Full Article...]

Gluten Free Diet Might Be Rich in Toxic Metals

Those on gluten-free diets can always try diversifying their wheat substitutes to avoid too much rice until further research can confirm or deny these possibly dangers. While Europe has regulations that monitor the level of arsenic in its food, the study points out that the United States has no such restrictions in place. [Full Article...]

North Carolina health officials concerned about spike in flu-related deaths

Leslie Tengelsen, state influenza surveillance coordinator. While this year's flu numbers are out of the ordinary, the C.D.C.is reporting that Memphis is one of the cities in Tennessee seeing a higher number of flu-related illness. Older people, children under 5 years of age, pregnant women and those with underlying health conditions (asthma, diabetes, and heart disease) are at particularly high... [Full Article...]

NYPD conducts stun-gun investigation involving pregnant teen

NYPD conducts stun-gun investigation involving pregnant teen Rosario told ABC's NY station, WABC , that her boyfriend and her sister's boyfriend were arguing about a video game when a neighbor alerted police officers to the commotion, which she said was already over by the time the officers arrived. [Full Article...]

US Political Climate Leading to Stress

Meanwhile, the numbers were slightly closer when it came to stress over America's future, with 76 percent of Democrats again reporting it was a "significant source of stress", and 59 percent of Republicans agreeing. City dwellers, at more than 60 percent, are about twice as stressed out as Americans in rural areas as a result of the election, while the millennial age group shows the highest stress... [Full Article...]

Sargento recalls cheese over listeria contamination risks

Sargento recalls cheese over listeria contamination risks The infections can be fatal to people with weakened immune systems and young children, along with causing miscarriages in pregnant women. The cheese in question was all packaged at Sargento's plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin. The cheese-making giants are just one of several companies involved in a massive recall due to Listeria monocytogenes, according to Food Safety News. [Full Article...]


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