• Doctors: Get Flu Shot Despite Questions of Effectiveness
Doctors: Get Flu Shot Despite Questions of Effectiveness

That could change, since flu season typically peaks between December and February. "Some of them are very mild, and some of them are severe", Dr. Anthony Fauci , the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), tells Bustle.

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  • Blake Griffin Suffered MCL Sprain Against Lakers
Blake Griffin Suffered MCL Sprain Against Lakers

While this will mark yet another setback for Griffin, who recently signed a maximum contract extension to remain in Los Angeles, it does not stand to end his season. The 28-year-old forward's latest injury doesn't come with the kind of stakes his recent ailments did. After going on a nine-game losing streak, L.A.

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  • The North could stay in European Union after Brexit, lawyers suggest
The North could stay in European Union after Brexit, lawyers suggest

There is undoubtedly an ever-increasing usage of nasty, jingoistic language by certain sections of the Brexit brigade, built on the shaky mythology of past imperial glory and imagined superiority. While the European Union proposes Northern Ireland should keep its regulation the same as that of Ireland after the split so there's no need for a bord...

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  • Lashkar likes me, I like them: Musharraf
Lashkar likes me, I like them: Musharraf

Over Washington's official statement on Hafiz Saeed, he said the statement was written in a highly offensive language and termed it an "insult to Pakistan's sovereignty". Following his release, the US had asked Pakistan to re-arrest Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the US Justice Department. The organisation that is exclusively respo...

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  • Democrats cancel talks with Trump after Twitter attack
Democrats cancel talks with Trump after Twitter attack

I don't see a deal! Pelosi (pictured) and Schumer will try to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan in the afternoon, they said. Democrats backed out of a planned meeting after Trump attacked them on Twitter. "I don't see a deal!" And if not, what will Republicans do to seek to avert a shutdown? White Hou...

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  • Hamas Says Arms Red Line, Calls for Establishing Committee to Oversee Reconciliation
Hamas Says Arms Red Line, Calls for Establishing Committee to Oversee Reconciliation

In a statement, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the government call for former employees to return to their jobs was "in violation of a 2011 reconciliation deal in Cairo" between Palestinian factions. According to official Palestinian sources , the delegation, who entered Gaza through the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing, included the deputy head o...

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  • White House reveals 2017 Christmas decorations
White House reveals 2017 Christmas decorations

Melania Trump has unveiled her decorations for the Trump family's first Christmas in the White House , eliciting praise - and some hilarity. The theme this year, "Time-Honored Traditions", credited to Trump, is intended as a homage to 200 years of White House holiday customs.

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  • White House denies Trump made slur with 'Pocahontas' remark
White House denies Trump made slur with 'Pocahontas' remark

Begaye said Trump's remark was "uncalled for". President Trump used the name against Senator Elizabeth Warren during an event to recognise Native Americans as war heroes. "You were here long before any of us were here - although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas".

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  • Meghan Markle Peace Out, 'Suits' ... I'm a Royal Now!!!
Meghan Markle Peace Out, 'Suits' ... I'm a Royal Now!!!

The American actress, who will become a senior HRH on marrying into the royals, also intends to become a British citizen . Harry's communication's secretary Jason Knauf said Windsor was a "very special place" for Harry, and that he and Markle had spent time there together during their 16-month romance.

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  • Russian jet intercepts U.S. aircraft over Black Sea
Russian jet intercepts U.S. aircraft over Black Sea

In a statement, the Russian defence ministry said: "After moving closer, the Russian fighter jet flew over the object and visually identified it was an American reconnaissance aircraft P8A Poseidon". Powerful Russian Su-27 jet fighter contained air-to-air missiles hidden under its wings and chassed the US Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance jet coming ...

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  • Industrial strategy welcomed but no sector deal for offshore wind
Industrial strategy welcomed but no sector deal for offshore wind

The strategy also points to the Bioeconomy Strategy now in development and due early next year, which will set out a framework for growth in the sector to develop low carbon bio-based products and processes, and also the Courtauld Commitment , which aims to deliver a 20 per cent per capita reduction in food waste by 2025.

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  • Purdue volleyball reacts to NCAA tournament draw
Purdue volleyball reacts to NCAA tournament draw

The victor of Friday's match between Kansas (22-7) and Missouri (20-11) faces the victor of Wichita State (28-3) vs. Redford (25-4) in Saturday's 7 p.m. The Nittany Lions defeated the Gophers in the teams' final match of the regular season. Sunday the Missouri Valley champions celebrated at a watch party in Springfield , one night after sw...

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  • Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'
Trump urges voters to pick Roy Moore instead of 'Liberal Jones'

Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for our Military", Trump tweeted Sunday morning, suggesting that Democrat Doug Jones would side with the Senate and House Democratic leaders. "There's a special place in hell for people who prey on children ", Ivanka said earlier this month. One of those women, B...

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  • After President Trump Slams CNN, James Comey Posts
After President Trump Slams CNN, James Comey Posts "Freedom of Press"

According to trump, broadcasting company FoxNews is more important in the U.S. than CNN, and beyond the state of the latter still remains a leading source of false information, to broadcast. CNN worldwide was prompt in replying back. "Trump drew criticism when he tweeted out a fake video of himself taking down CNN back in July with the hashtag ...

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  • Greg Schiano under fire from Tennessee fans: Politicians, coffee house, protestors object
Greg Schiano under fire from Tennessee fans: Politicians, coffee house, protestors object

USA Today Sports first reported that Tennessee and Schiano were working to finalize a deal . Naturally, this meant that head coach Butch Jones was out on his ass before the season even ended, replaced by interim coach and MI failure Brady Hoke.

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  • UP train derailment: Yogi announces Rs 2 lakh compensation
UP train derailment: Yogi announces Rs 2 lakh compensation

Rail Minister Piyush Goyal has announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the kin of the deceased. Three passengers died and nine were injured in the train accident . Also, INR 1 Lakh for those who are seriously injured in the accident. In August, former railway minister Suresh Prabhu had flagged off five new trains.

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  • USA calls for arrest of released LeT leader Hafiz Saeed
USA calls for arrest of released LeT leader Hafiz Saeed

Pakistani authorities on Friday released the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks who has a $10 million USA bounty on his head. But by bluntly calling out Pakistan and its terrorist ward, the Trump White House has cornered Islamabad.

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  • Parliament's Winter Session: From December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Parliament's Winter Session: From December 15, 2017 to January 5, 2018

December 25, which falls on Monday and December 26 will be holidays on account of Christmas. The government will convene the Winter Session of Parliament from 15 December, a day after the second phase of the Gujarat assembly elections , the Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) said on Friday.

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  • Downtown Paris to participate in Small Business Saturday
Downtown Paris to participate in Small Business Saturday

A year ago shoppers were reported to have spent $15.4 billion at independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday , Bowmar said. Bloomberg .com suggests that more people are ditching the malls to shop at small businesses close to home.

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  • Police Documents Detail Grisly Gang Slaying In Maryland
Police Documents Detail Grisly Gang Slaying In Maryland

The victim's "heart had been excised from his chest and thrown into the grave", police said in court records obtained by the Washington Post . Montgomery County police said Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, 19, of an unknown address, is charged with murder in connection with the brutal stabbing death of an unidentified man who was found in Wheaton ...

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  • Hafiz release mainstreaming of proscribed terrorists by Pak
Hafiz release mainstreaming of proscribed terrorists by Pak

A court in Pakistan has ordered authorities to release from house arrest an Islamist cleric whom the United States accuses of plotting the 2008 attacks on India's financial capital of Mumbai. The department also said that his release may warrant worldwide sanctions against Pakistan. A Lahore High Court review board on Wednesday rejected an ap...

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  • Antonio Conte pleased to take pressure off Chelsea before Atletico Madrid clash
Antonio Conte pleased to take pressure off Chelsea before Atletico Madrid clash

The Blues haven't lost any of their last five visits to Anfield and will be confident about getting a positive result in the late kick-off after the Reds' meteoric collapse in Sevilla on Tuesday night when they let a 3-0 half-time lead slip to draw 3-3.

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  • Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route
Quick Take: Air China Grounds North Korea Route

Air China last cancelled flights to North Korea in April, citing low customer demand, but resumed them soon after. The latest sanctions, the sixth of their kind since President Donald Trump took office early this year, marked the first time that the U.S.

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  • Chaiwala redux: Youth Congress jibe against PM Modi ahead of Gujarat polls
Chaiwala redux: Youth Congress jibe against PM Modi ahead of Gujarat polls

Congress on Tuesday got into a controversy, which the party could have easily avoided and done without. "Both the Prime Minister and the party have been victim of deplorable languages by the Opposition", he added. "Now Yuva Desh deleting the tweet means nothing, damage is done, be it intentional or unintentional". When the party is already in a...

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  • JK: CRPF, Army joint operation neutralises three terrorists in Handwara
JK: CRPF, Army joint operation neutralises three terrorists in Handwara

When the troops were closing in on the target, they came under a heavy fire from the hiding militants. There are no reports of any Indian casualty in the gun battle. In a separate encounter in the same district, an Army jawan was killed. Meanwhile, shopkeepers lowered their shops while transport disappeared on the road after dozens of youth amid ...

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  • Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest
Hafiz Saeed released from house arrest

The provincial government of Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab had asked for an extension to Saeed's detention but the request was turned down by the court, reports quoting prosecutor Sattar Sahil. It had submitted before the review board that release of Saeed could lead to the imposition of global sanctions on Pakistan. In the recent devel...

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  • At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria
At Least 50 Killed In Bombing During Mosque's Morning Prayers In Nigeria

There was no immediate claim of responsibility - though it was immediately clear who authorities believe might have been behind the attack: Boko Haram, a militant Islamist group that grew out of nearby Borno state. The latest Global Terrorism Index, published last week, said that deaths attributed to Boko Haram in 2016 fell by 80 percent. But St-...

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  • Thanksgiving forecast a delight for travelers coming, going from Lehigh Valley
Thanksgiving forecast a delight for travelers coming, going from Lehigh Valley

Then late Tuesday night into Wednesday will see that cold front move in from the west as an area of low-pressure brushes southern and eastern parts of the viewing area with some rain. As the day goes on there will be a mix of clouds and sunshine. Should you be hitting the road early on Wednesday morning, some snowflakes may be flitting abou...

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  • Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing
Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing

Argentina's navy said a "noise" picked up by sonar on Monday during the search did not come from the vessel. The official stressed that search efforts thus far have yet to locate the submarine. The craft was navigating normally, underwater, at a speed of five knots toward Mar del Plata when it was last heard from, he said. The sub was journeying ...

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  • Saad Hariri Arrives in Cairo to Address Crisis in Lebanon
Saad Hariri Arrives in Cairo to Address Crisis in Lebanon

According to Lebanon's Almustaqbal newspaper, which cites the Lebanese prime minister's press service, Saad Hariri will meet Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi during his upcoming visit to Egypt. Mr Hariri caused a political crisis when he quit during a visit to Riyadh. Okab Saqr, a member of parliament for Hariri's Future Movement, said afte...

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