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Source: Common Domain

Ginkgo Supplement Was Ginkgo-Free, U.S. Watchdog Finds

Thursday 07:01 GMT

Appeared in the November 15, 2018, print edition as 'Ginkgo Capsules Come Up Short.'. Federal agency finds supplement sold as ginkgo-based memory booster didn’t contain the ingredient

The products tested for Ginkgo biloba—the plant species commonly known as the ginkgo or maidenhair tree—contained other, unknown ingredients instead, according to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Source: Fox News

CMA Awards: Miranda Lambert sings about getting her 'name changed back,' Twitter thinks song is about Blake Shelton

Thursday 07:01 GMT

After Miranda Lambert sang about getting her "name changed back" at the CMA Awards on Wednesday, fans immediately took to Twitter saying they believe the country star's song was about her ex-husband, Blake Shelton, whom she divorced in 2015. "I was so wishing they would’ve put the camera on Blake Shelton during Miranda Lambert’s 'Got My Name Changed Back' #CMAs," one social media user wrote.

MIRANDA LAMBERT-BLAKE SHELTON DIVORCE BECOMES HE SAID/SHE SAID TALE IN THE MEDIA. “It takes a judge to get married, takes a judge to get divorced / Well the last couple years, spent a lotta time in court / Got my name changed back,” Lambert sings. “Well I wanted somethin’ new, then I wanted what I had / I got my name changed back.”

Source: The Guradian

Fake fingerprints can imitate real ones in biometric systems – research

Thursday 07:01 GMT

Researchers have used a neural network to generate artificial fingerprints that work as a “master key” for biometric identification systems and prove fake fingerprints can be created. According to a paper presented at a security conference in Los Angeles, the artificially generated fingerprints, dubbed “DeepMasterPrints” by the researchers from New York University, were able to imitate more than one in five fingerprints in a biometric system that should only have an error rate of one in a thousand.

Source: Fox News

Muslim girl, 10, receives 'you're a terrorist' note inside classroom

Thursday 07:01 GMT

A Muslim elementary school student in Massachusetts last Friday reportedly received a handwritten note that read, "You're a terrorist," in her storage area inside her classroom.

It would be upsetting for any of us to receive that note, but the fact is [the student] is Muslim, and sending that note to a Muslim student becomes a hate crime.” Police are investigating the incidents, but officials don't believe there's a threat to students, Tremblay told The Globe.

Source: CBS News

Pregnant Amy Schumer in hospital, cancels tour date

Thursday 20:56 GMT

Congratulations, Amy.". Yellin posted notes from Schumer with all of Schumer's voting recommendations, with a line at the end that said, "I'm pregnant-Amy Schumer."

"So I'm not in the business of making voting recommendations, but these are the recommendations of Amy Schumer, one of the most consistent and earliest supporters of News Not Noise. "I wanted to share some news from our community, maybe it's noise, but it's happy noise," Yellin wrote.

Source: Global News

Christina Aguilera rejected by bar band to join them onstage

Thursday 20:56 GMT

The 37-year-old appeared incognito at a local New Orleans bar last Thursday with impromptu hopes to perform with Cafe Negril’s house band.

Elle King on her sudden rise to success and new album ‘Shake the Spirit’. Should there be a Christina Aguilera and Claude Bryant and the All Stars co-headlining tour, you can find updates on their official websites. As of this writing, Aguilera or her representatives have not addressed Bryant’s request.

Source: The Guradian

Pattie Gonia: the drag queen Eagle Scout who dances on mountaintops

Thursday 07:01 GMT

Here’s another name you can add to that exclusive list: Pattie Gonia, the viral drag queen who dances atop mountains in 6in-heeled boots.

“I think if I just walked on to the scene as Pattie as just a classic drag queen, I don’t think it would have as much engagement,” Wiley surmises. Wiley posted that first Pattie Gonia video to his personal account with the intention of it being a one-time thing.

Source: CBS News

Death toll for California's deadliest wildfire expected to rise

Wednesday 14:30 GMT

The Butte County sheriff's office said 13 more bodies have been discovered Monday, bringing the death toll from the "Camp Fire" to 42 in Northern California.

Officials say the teams were set to begin work Monday for about two weeks in Northern California where a wildfire ravaged the town of Paradise in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The chief of the Los Angeles County Fire Department pushed back on President Trump's tweet over the weekend that "gross mismanagement of the forests" was to blame for the wildfires.

Source: Global News

What’s next for Calgary, Canada and the Olympic Games after 2026 Olympic bid rejection?

Thursday 18:11 GMT

Calgary will redefine its reputation as a winter sport powerhouse in the aftermath of a vote rejecting a bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

56.4% of Calgarians say ‘no’ to 2026 Olympic bid in plebiscite: unofficial results. If a city synonymous with a successful games legacy doesn’t want to them again, what Canadian city ever will? “Sport in a positive sense really brings a country together,” Canadian Olympic Committee president Tricia Smith said Wednesday.

Source: CTV

Northern California wildfire: 63 people dead, 631 unaccounted for

Saturday 02:25 GMT

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing after the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.

A few Northern California communities are moving to install sirens after wine country residents complained they didn't receive warnings to evacuate ahead of a deadly wildfire in October 2017 that destroyed 5,300 homes.

Source: Fox News

North Korean mystery weapons test creates possibility of military confrontation with US

Sunday 00:33 GMT

North Korea’s surprise announcement Friday that dictator Kim Jong Un has supervised the test of an unspecified “high-tech tactical weapon” means that a potential military confrontation between the U.S. and the North over nuclear weapons and missiles is once again a real and frightening possibility.

Those programs create the possibility of a military confrontation between the U.S. and North Korea that could spark a second Korean War.

Source: The Guradian

Yes, it's infuriating when women back Trump. But why do men get a free pass?

Sunday 09:53 GMT

US writer and legal commentator Elie Mystal was retweeted 9,500 times when he pointed out that 59% of white women in Texas voted for Ted Cruz, a man who still supports Trump even though Trump once retweeted a comment denigrating Cruz’s wife for her looks.

It’s striking how no one talks about trying to win over white Republican men, even though far more men vote Republican – 60% versus 49% of women.

Source: CTV

Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

Saturday 16:20 GMT

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered "irreparable harm" from the decision to bar him.

CNN had asked the judge to force the White House to return the credentials that give Acosta, CNN's chief White House correspondent, access to the White House complex for press briefings and other events.

Source: CBS News

Whitaker told Sen. Graham that Mueller probe to go on, AP source says

Saturday 11:46 GMT

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting Thursday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

The meeting with Graham and Whitaker comes as a bipartisan group of senators is pushing legislation to protect Mueller's job. The senators are concerned about Whitaker's past criticism of the Mueller probe, which is looking at Russian interference in the 2016 election and ties to President Donald Trump's campaign.

Source: Common Domain

Sweden’s Electrolux Prepared to Raise Prices Further

Friday 18:13 GMT

The maker of Zanussi vacuum cleaners and AEG washing machines twice this year has raised list prices for products sold in the U.S. Another price hike takes effect in January, and more could follow.

Prices on Electrolux products sold in the U.S. have risen 10% this year, and will be followed by a 4% rise in January, according to Mr. Moore. The company’s management is proactively trying to pass on higher raw material and tariff costs through price hikes, similar to what competitor Whirlpool Corp. is doing, Mr. Moore said.

Source: The Guradian

Trump 'stands with' Saudi Arabia and defends crown prince over Khashoggi

Today 00:36 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Ivanka Trump: senior Democrat calls for investigation into personal email use

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: Fox News

Ivanka Trump’s lawyer slams ‘misinformation being peddled’ after report that she used private email for government business

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: Fox News

Homan: 'Liberal 9th Circuit Judge' Trying to Stop Trump From Protecting Border

Today 00:36 GMT
Source: Global News

Dead sperm whale in Indonesia had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: CTV

Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work: report

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Ray Dalio says its just like the 1930s for investors right now’

Today 00:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Pfizer to Raise Prices on 41 Drugs in January

Sunday 00:33 GMT
Source: DW

China and Australia compete for influence in the Pacific

Saturday 14:30 GMT
Source: DW

Exclusive: Bayern Munich fans overcharged in Athens

Friday 16:21 GMT
Source: BBC

Royal Mail profits more than halve

Friday 08:06 GMT
Source: Reuters

China offers Myanmar support over Rohingya issue after U.S. rebuke

Saturday 01:30 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Bipartisan bill proposes putting proxy firms under SEC’s authority

Friday 16:21 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Scientists reveal everything you need to know about holding the perfect meeting

Saturday 02:26 GMT

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