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Papa John’s tries to prevent founder from gaining control

Papa John’s is attempting to ward off its controversial founder from amassing a controlling stake in the company by adopting a “poison-pill” plan. The company is struggling to distance itself from John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman this month after his use of a racial slur during a media training session was revealed. Schnatter has…

Britain would not block death penalty for Islamic State ‘Beatle’ suspects: reports

Posted July 23, 2018 23:18:35 Photo: Alexanda Kotey, left, and El Shafee Elsheikh are suspected of being two of four militants dubbed the “Beatles”. (Reuters: Syrian Democratic Forces/Handout) Related Story: Two British IS ‘Beatles’ reportedly captured in Syria Related Story: Murdered Foley ‘never gave in’ to brutal militants Britain’s Interior Minister has indicated London would…

Man won’t face charges after shooting father in Florida parking lot because of ‘stand your ground’ law

USA Today NetworkWTSP-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. Published 8:45 a.m. ET July 23, 2018 An argument over a handicapped parking spot turned fatal at a Florida convenience store last week. The man who fired the shot will not face charges, because of Florida’s “stand your ground” law. (Photo: WilliamBunce, Getty Images/iStockphoto) CLEARWATER, Fla.— A recent decision…

Temperature Hits Record High in Japan as Nation Withers

FUJINOMIYA, Japan — The temperature in a Japanese city outside Tokyo hit a high of close to 106 degrees on Monday, a record for Japan as the country suffered under a weekslong heat wave that has also afflicted the Korean Peninsula. With rescue workers still clearing out debris after deadly floods that hit western Japan…

Carmelo Anthony Set to Sign With Rockets

Carmelo Anthony is planning to sign with the Houston Rockets upon clearing waivers in coming days, according to two people with knowledge of his plans. Anthony is unlikely to become a free agent before next week at the earliest because his pending trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks could take several…

Lamar Jackson ‘way ahead of the curve,’ Ravens coordinator says

The transition from college to the pros has been a smooth one for Lamar Jackson. Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg praised the rookie quarterback for his accelerated improvement and credited hard work as the reason for his positive outlook. “He’s done an outstanding job up to date,” Mornhinweg said Sunday, via ESPN’s Jamison Hensley. “He’s way ahead of the curve…

Late Round Fantasy Football Quarterback Targets

Fantasy Football: DENVER, CO – DECEMBER 31: Quarterback Patrick Mahomes #15 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to pass during the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 31, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) Welcome to the second installment of our four part…

What You Need To Know About The Much-Discussed Carter Page FISA Document

Democrats, led by House intelligence committee ranking member Adam Schiff (left) have been dueling with Republicans, led by House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes (right) for months over the FISA document. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mark Wilson/Getty Images Democrats, led by House intelligence committee ranking member Adam Schiff (left) have been dueling…

Gunman opens fire at Nevada church, killing one

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Neil Armstrong’s moon memorabilia to go up for sale

More than 2,000 space-related artefacts and mementos collected by Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, are to be sold at a series of auctions beginning in November.  The Armstrong Family Collection features an “astonishing” array of treasures from the Apollo 11 lunar mission on 20 July 1969, including a number…

Study: Greening Vacant Lots Reduce Feelings of Depression

Greening vacant urban land significantly reduces feelings of depression and improves overall mental health for the surrounding residents, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions show in a new randomized, controlled study published in JAMA Network Open. The findings have implications for cities…

The ‘Breast Is Best’ Breastfeeding Campaign Is Misguided

The New York Times published a piece earlier this month suggesting that the Trump administration has  “[embraced] the interests of infant formula manufacturers” above the well-being of mothers and babies worldwide. That piece came less than two months after stunning opposition to a proposed breastfeeding resolution at the United Nations World Health Assembly in Geneva…

5 New Mosquito Samples In Suffolk Test Positive for West Nile

SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY – Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken announced on Friday that five new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. Four samples were Culex pipiens-restuans and one was Culiseta melanura, a species that feeds primarily on birds. The Culex pipiens-restuans samples, were collected between July 10 and July 13,…

Food Additives and Child Health

Abstract Increasing scientific evidence suggests potential adverse effects on children’s health from synthetic chemicals used as food additives, both those deliberately added to food during processing (direct) and those used in materials that may contaminate food as part of packaging or manufacturing (indirect). Concern regarding food additives has increased in the past 2 decades in…

Meghan Markle’s future sister-in-law arrested for assault: report

Darlene Blount, Meghan Markle’s future sister-in-law, was arrested Friday on assault charges, a report said.  (Josephine County Jail/AP) Meghan Markle’s future sister-in-law Darlene Blount was reportedly arrested over the weekend, months after she was taken into custody for another alleged assault incident involving her fiancé Thomas Markle Jr. Blount, who is engaged to Meghan’s half-brother…

Migos Rapper Offset Arrested In Georgia On Felony Gun Charges

Migos rapper Offset was arrested in Georgia on Friday after being pulled over outside Atlanta. Multiple outlets reported that Offset, real name Kiari Cephus, was pulled over for an improper lane change. According to People, citing a police report, officers allegedly detected the smell of marijuana, which prompted them to search the vehicle. Police found three…

Fiat Chrysler loses another executive after Marchionne illness

MILAN (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler’s (FCHA.MI) European boss has quit, adding to the problems facing new CEO Mike Manley who must deliver on promises to boost production of SUVs and catch up with rivals in electric cars. FILE PHOTO: FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne and Alfredo Altavilla Chief Operating Officer EMEA pose next to the new…

LifePoint Health Agrees to Apollo Buyout

Apollo Global Management LLC is buying LifePoint Health Inc. in a deal with an enterprise value of about $5.6 billion, the firms said Monday. Private-equity firm Apollo plans to merge LifePoint with RCCH HealthCare Partners, folding two health-care providers into the same company. As part of the deal, LifePoint shareholders will get $65 for…

Scooter Market Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development and Growth by Regions to 2022

Scooter Market provides current and future market trends in Global Scooter Industry. It covers major manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, traders, customers, investors and major types, major applications. Scooter Market includes capacity, production, market share, price, revenue, gross margin, growth rate, consumption, import, export, Industry chain, manufacturing process, cost structure, marketing channel are also analyzed in this…

Sony Unveils New 48-Megapixel Image Sensor For Handsets

Sony recently unveiled the IMX586, the company’s newest image sensor offering for smartphones. The Japanese tech firm claims that its latest product is the first sensor to feature an ultra-compact pixel size of 0.8-micrometers. Furthermore, this product, which has a resolution of 48-megapixels, offers the highest pixel count among image sensors targeted towards handsets. The…

Qualcomm’s new chips fix a major problem for 5G phones

Qualcomm has solved a big problem for a certain variation of 5G: getting the chips small enough to fit in handheld devices. On Monday, Qualcomm unveiled its new QTM052 millimeter wave and QPM56xx sub-6GHz radio frequency antenna module families. They work alongside the company’s Snapdragon X50 5G to bring superfast network speeds to smartphones. The…

Food Additives a Toxic Mix for Kids

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children’s health, a leading pediatricians’ group says. A growing mound of scientific evidence has linked these chemicals to changes in children’s hormone systems, which can alter their normal development and increase their risk of…

Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman’s Risk Of Alzheimer’s. But Exactly How?

Having more than one child is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s, research finds, as is starting menstruation earlier in life than average and menopause later. Ronnie Kaufman/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Ronnie Kaufman/Blend Images/Getty Images Having more than one child is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s, research finds, as…