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Global Media Do you know where Daylight Saving Time came from?
Author: 0 Do you know where Daylight Saving Time came from?

Daylight saving time - not daylight "savings" time as it's commonly called - begins Sunday, which means that many USA residents will need to spring forward, setting clocks ahead by one hour. A large 2014 study found that the Monday following the spring DST adjustment was associated with a 25 percent jump in heart attacks compared with other Mondays during the year.

Global Media Subjects at the University of Bristol are world-class, new league table confirms
Author: 0 Subjects at the University of Bristol are world-class, new league table confirms

McGill's ranking in the Medicine subject category rose from 27th in 2016 to 22nd in the latest edition. This year QS evaluated 4,438 universities, qualified 3,098 and ranked 1,117 institutions in total. Ranked 51-100 in art and design, and in sports-related subjects, and 101-150 in accounting and finance. Auckland University of Technology (AUT ) •featured in the top 50 in the world, placed 45th in hospitality and leisure management.

Author: 0 Johnson, Netanyahu spar on settlements

President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday morning met at his residence with the UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson who is visiting Israel, and asked Johnson to extend an invitation for a representative of the Royal family to visit Israel, noting the upcoming anniversary of the Balfour Deceleration.

Global Media Casey Anthony Speaks For First Time Since Trial
Author: 0 Casey Anthony Speaks For First Time Since Trial

Asked to reflect on what her daughter might be like if she were alive today , Anthony said Caylee would be "a total badass" 12-year-old. The country couldn't look away from the Anthony case and still can't. In addition to living with McKenna, she also works for the private investigator, heading up social media searches and "other investigative work", according to the AP.

Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG goes greener with 4-door GT Concept

Called the GT Concept, the uniquely styled, four seater has been conceived to compliment the company's existing two seat GT sportscar in what Tobias Moers, chairman of AMG, says will be an expanded range of dedicated AMG models to be offered alongside traditional performance variants of standard Mercedes-Benz models in future years.

Global Media Yemen: Drone Strikes Kill Two Suspected al Qaeda Militants
Author: 0 Yemen: Drone Strikes Kill Two Suspected al Qaeda Militants

The raid in Ahwar, in the southern province of Abyan, killed two suspected jihadists on a motorbike, the security official said. Last week, the Pentagon said that USA warplanes launched more than 30 airstrikes in Yemen in two days. Al-Qaeda has exploited a power vacuum created by two years of war between Yemen's government and Shiite rebels who control the capital to consolidate its presence, particularly in the south and east.

Global Media Anti-immigration site posts video with racist remarks on Indian Americans
Author: 0 Anti-immigration site posts video with racist remarks on Indian Americans

A video called "Welcome to Columbus Ohio suburbs - Lets take a walk to Indian park", on the website SaveAmericanITJobs.com, shows Indian families enjoying the day at a public park in Ohio . Another Indian American man was shot dead recently, in Lancaster, South Carolina, in his front yard, by an unidentified attacker. "To think that there could be some weirdo filming my cousin's kids as they're playing at the park is just disturbing", Indian origin Bhavin Bavalia told BuzzFeed News.

Global Media AAP government presents its third Delhi budget
Author: 0 AAP government presents its third Delhi budget

The government also earmarked a record Rs 7,571 crore for civic bodies, which comes to about 15% of the total allocation and about 14.9% higher than the funds allocated a year ago. According to Delhi's Economic Survey, the national capital's economic growth is likely to slow down to 8.26 per cent during 2016-17, from 8.82 per cent a year ago.

Global Media Noriega critical after brain surgery
Author: 0 Noriega critical after brain surgery

Doctors were successful in halting the haemorrhage during the second operation, but Noriega remains in intensive care. Just a few hours earlier, Noriega's lawyer Ezra Angel described the operation as a "success", according to the Reuters news agency.

Global Media Fire department will replace batteries
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The residents say they received the smoke detectors from a free city program. The Red Cross campaign will focus on joining fire departments and community groups nationwide to install smoke alarms in communities with high numbers of fires and encouraging everyone to practice their fire escape plans.

Global Media Turkish foreign minister says his visit to Germany can not be prevented
Author: 0 Turkish foreign minister says his visit to Germany can not be prevented

However, Mr Cavusoglu said although Turkey wanted to remain friends with Germany, "Germany must decide if Turkey is a friend or not ". The comments came amid a row over the stopping of events in Germany attended by Turkish officials to boost support among expat voters for a referendum in April on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.

Global Media PM Modi vows to double farmers' income by 2022
Author: 0 PM Modi vows to double farmers' income by 2022

He said the poor gain the most when we achieve cleanliness and eliminate dirt. "When in November, we announced the decision to fight corruption and black money, many rumours were spread, allegations made that everything would collapse and that economy would crumble".

Global Media `Injured` Mitchell Marsh ruled out of rest of India Tests
Author: 0 `Injured` Mitchell Marsh ruled out of rest of India Tests

Marcus Stoinis and Zimbabwe-born all-rounder Hilton Cartwright are both in contention to replace Marsh in the Australian squad ahead of the third Test in Ranchi, which is scheduled to start on March 16. "You'd love him to be more consistent, but if he's more consistent then maybe he doesn't blow games apart. Whether we go with Usman Khawaja or Glenn Maxwell or whoever".

Global Media One Week After Visiting Newport News, Trump Whacks Major Employer in Region
Author: 0 One Week After Visiting Newport News, Trump Whacks Major Employer in Region

The Coast Guard interdicted 6,346 undocumented migrants, 201 metric tons of cocaine, and 52,613 pounds of marijuana in 2016, a Coast Guard official told CNN . The TSA would face a similar haircut, losing 11 percent of its budget, from $5.2 billion to $4.6 billion. A recent Department of Homeland Security estimate for the barrier - which would actually be a series of fences and walls - came in at $21.6 billion.

Global Media Will cooperate with India to investigate fishermen shooting
Author: 0 Will cooperate with India to investigate fishermen shooting

The Tamil Nadu government subsequently announced a solatium of Rs5 lakh for the family of Britso and Rs1 lakh for the other fisherman injured in the attack. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu fishermen have staged a protest over the death of one of their fellow fishermen following a shooting in Rameshwaram. The fresh incident of opening fire comes a day after Chief Minister Edappadi K.

Global Media Panneerselvam sits on hunger strike, demands probe into Amma's death
Author: 0 Panneerselvam sits on hunger strike, demands probe into Amma's death

AIADMK Members of Parliament and legislators belonging to the Panneerselvam group are also participating in the protest. As a caretaker, Panneerselvam had announced judicial inquiry into the death of Jayalalithaa. The development comes amid claims by supporters of former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam that Jayalalithaa's death needed to be probed to know if there was any foul play.

Global Media Sophie Gregoire Trudeau's women's day post 'shameful'
Author: 0 Sophie Gregoire Trudeau's women's day post 'shameful'

It didn't take long for people to start questioning the topic of her post. Gregoire Trudeau posted an image of herself holding hands with her husband, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau name-checks Canadian women like Viola Desmond, a black Canadian who fought racial segregation , for their contribution to Canada's history while reminding viewers that a hard fight ahead remains on issues like equal pay and reproductive rights.

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