• Patrice Evra joins Marseille
Patrice Evra joins Marseille

Veteran French global defender Patrice Evra signed for Marseille on Wednesday on a free transfer from Juventus on an 18-month contract, the Ligue 1 club announced. Evra is the club's second signing of the winter transfer window after the arrival of highly rated young midfielder Morgan Sanson from Montpellier on a long-term deal.

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  • HP recalls more than 100000 batteries for possible overheating
HP recalls more than 100000 batteries for possible overheating

Affecting a myriad of laptops sold March 2013 and October 2016, the recall (via CNET ) is actually an expansion to an earlier recall in which an additional 41,000 laptop batteries were recalled over the same concerns in June 2016. In the U.S., users can call HP customer service at 1-888-202-4320 to request a replacement battery. The batteries, w...

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  • Canadian mother's life saved by removal of lungs
Canadian mother's life saved by removal of lungs

Two machines were used to keep the Canadian nurse alive - a Novalung, an advanced piece of equipment whose goal is to infuse the blood with oxygen and to remove the carbon dioxide, and another apparatus called the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Machine (EMCO) whose duty was to help the woman's heart pump blood to vital areas of the body.

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  • Cervical Cancer Deadlier Than Previously Thought: US Sees Higher Death Rates
Cervical Cancer Deadlier Than Previously Thought: US Sees Higher Death Rates

Researchers say prior estimates of cervical cancer deaths included women who had a hysterectomy, which can include the removal of the uterus and cervix. "Therefore, cervical cancer is still a disease in need of effective therapies, and this latest TCGA analysis could help advance efforts to find drugs that target important elements of ce...

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  • Winter storm watch starts Monday evening
Winter storm watch starts Monday evening

Monday afternoon to 10 a.m. Tuesday . The National Weather Service reports the incoming storm could make for potentially hazardous driving conditions in much of the region. The weather could also impact the Tuesday morning commute. Up to six inches of snow and sleet could fall with northeast winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour.

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  • Sitting for more than 10 hours daily ages you faster, study warns
Sitting for more than 10 hours daily ages you faster, study warns

They protect chromosomes from deterioration and progressively shorten with age, increasing the risk of disease. The study was carried out by researchers from the University of California, San Diego State University, the State University of NY at Buffalo, the University of Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, George Washington U...

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  • Markeith Loyd used same gun to kill ex-girlfriend, Orlando officer
Markeith Loyd used same gun to kill ex-girlfriend, Orlando officer

Debra Clayton. Markeith Loyd , the Orlando, Fla ., man charged in the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer, remained defiant at his court hearing on Friday, taunting the judge that he spat profanities at just the day before.

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  • Astronomers have spotted a massive 'bulge' in Venus' atmosphere
Astronomers have spotted a massive 'bulge' in Venus' atmosphere

The planet's sulfuric acid atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours, and those greenhouse gases produce surface temperatures of 850 degrees F, while winds constantly whip the planet at up to 250 miles per hour. But Thomas Widemann, a planetary scientist at the Paris Observatory who was also not involved in the paper , isn't so sure. Because of that...

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  • Bigg Boss 10: Housemates host haldi ceremony for Mona Lisa and Vikrant
Bigg Boss 10: Housemates host haldi ceremony for Mona Lisa and Vikrant

Yes, in what comes as a surprise to the viewers as well as the gharwale, Bigg Boss decides to marry Mona Lisa in the house. Bigg Boss gives only 6 minutes to the contestants instead of 10 minutes as punishment of not following the rules of the previous task.

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  • CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a 6th the price
CVS generic competitor to EpiPen, sold at a 6th the price

Millions of parents of sufferers carry epinephrine injectors with them at all times and quickly administer a shot in cases of anaphylactic reactions. One of the challenges with the medication, which is filled with the hormone epinephrine, is that it expires after one year, forcing patients to re-fill even if they didn't have to use it.

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  • Duke Blue Devils: Grayson Allen Returns against Georgia Tech
Duke Blue Devils: Grayson Allen Returns against Georgia Tech

In a 72-61 win over Elon Dec. 21, Allen got tangled with Elon guard Steve Santa Anna, sticking out his right leg and tripping Santa Anna on his way to the rim. 2016 wasn't great to the Blue Devils; the freshman trio made up of Jayson Tatum, Marques Bolden, and Harry Giles all suffered early season injuries.

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  • WI law profs on anti-Sessions letter
WI law profs on anti-Sessions letter

Sen. Jeff Sessions , President-elect Donald Trump's pick for US attorney general, will have a tough time winning confirmation if three Wisconsin law professors are successful in swaying the Senate Judiciary Committee , which will hold hearings January 10-11, to reject him.

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  • Anil Baijal takes Oath as Delhi's Lt Governor
Anil Baijal takes Oath as Delhi's Lt Governor

In September, Jung set up a committee to review over 400 files related to decisions taken by the Delhi government. Mr Baijal, after taking oath, thanked President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said, "I hope we will work together with the elected government".

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  • Drake and Jennifer Lopez dating
Drake and Jennifer Lopez dating

The couple spent the occasion together, cozying up to each other, which added more fuel to their dating rumours. Then, Lopez took to her Instagram with a photo she captioned: "Look who rolled up to my show tonight to say hi!" and then tagged the rapper.

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  • Lions QB Stafford will wear slightly different glove this week
Lions QB Stafford will wear slightly different glove this week

Unlike the previous two who generally rely on a single, elite superstar receiver, the Lions have a deep group of credible threats, although none are considered among the best in the league at their position. Last week, Dallas beat the Bucs 26-20, and Prescott looked good, completing 32 of 36 passes for 279 yards. The Lions' offense has sputtere...

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  • Giant & Martin's alert customers on potato chip recall
Giant & Martin's alert customers on potato chip recall

It consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, and Operations. Customers who have purchased the products should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant...

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  • Hospitalized patients treated by female physicians show lower mortality
Hospitalized patients treated by female physicians show lower mortality

They also cited studies that showed that women doctors "are more encouraging and reassuring, and have longer visits than male physicians", and that ironically the very behaviors that lead to these better patient outcomes are discouraged by pay-for-performance initiatives that stress increasing the volume of patient encounters in a given day.

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  • Post succession, Coke's new CEO needs to shake it up
Post succession, Coke's new CEO needs to shake it up

Lenox Wealth Management Inc. now owns 2,611 shares of the company's stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 719 shares in the last quarter. Alpha Windward LLC boosted its position in shares of Coca-Cola by 13.6% in the second quarter.

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  • China lodges 'solemn representations' with US
China lodges 'solemn representations' with US

China's foreign minister says he hopes Beijing's relations with the USA won't be "interfered with or damaged" after President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades-long diplomatic tradition and spoke directly with Taiwan's leader. Taiwan was not mentioned in that call, according to an official Chinese transcript. While Democrats reacted in horr...

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  • 10-Alarm Fire Sets Buildings Ablaze in Cambridge
10-Alarm Fire Sets Buildings Ablaze in Cambridge

The blaze was in the Wellington-Harrington neighborhood near Berkshire Street and Vandine Street, not far from Kendall Square. Fire crews remain on the scene of where the 10-alarm blaze jumped from one building to another, destroying at least eight structures.

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