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Body of a New York Woman Brews Alcohol and She Escaped DUI Charges

Body of a New York Woman Brews Alcohol and She Escaped DUI Charges

A New York woman was charged with DWI in October 2014 but now she is free of all the charges after it was found that the woman was not drunk, rather she was suffering from Auto-Brewery Syndrome (ABS).

Reports of the US News and World on December 31 said, “The excuse may sound bogus, but elected Hamburg town Judge Walter Rooth found the woman’s claim compelling after she spent $7,000 working with a specialist to show her body sometimes meets the legal definition of drunkenness without actual alcohol intake”.

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NASA Responds on Comment of Future Space Reporter Featured on HONY

NASA Responds on Comment of Future Space Reporter Featured on HONY

Last week, photographer Brandon Stanton shared a photo of 'The brains behind Humans of New York (HONY)' on social website with a boy's quote that he wants to cover space. The photo shared by Brandon got viral and grabbed attention of NASA, which responded to the Boy's statement. The photo shows boy standing side by side with his Dad's arm around him grinning from ear to ear.

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Diners at Waterloo McDonald’s Sue McDonald’s Operator

Diners at Waterloo McDonald’s Sue McDonald’s Operator

A McDonald's operator in New York State court in Seneca County has been filed a legal action by diners on Wednesday. The diners visited the McDonald's chain charged legal action against the food chain for offering food and drinks prepared by worker with Hepatitis A, the virus known to cause liver infection. Most of the McDonald's restaurants are operated by franchisees instead of McDonald's Corp. The lawsuit has been filed against Jascor Inc., representatives of which were not able to comment immediately at the moment.

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First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces all NYC Hospitals to Screen New Moms for Mental Depression

First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces all NYC Hospitals to Screen New Moms for Mental Depression

Chirlane McCray, the First lady, announced on Tuesday that all new moms at the city’s public hospital and a major Brooklyn hospital will be screened for maternal depression. The city’s Health and Hospitals have pledged to make depression checks universal for pregnant women and new mothers within two years. The city’s health and Hospitals, which runs 11 hospitals and Maimonides Medical Center, together handle 33% of the city’s births.

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New Proposal to Make Apartments and Indoor Common Areas Smoke-free

New Proposal to Make Apartments and Indoor Common Areas Smoke-free

A new proposal by the Department of Housing and Urban Development aims to prohibit 'lit tobacco products' in apartments and indoor common areas of the country's public housing system.

Previously several cities have implemented these policies to ban smoking. In July, the commissioners of Philadelphia's Housing Authority voted to put a ban on smoking. In Philadelphia almost 55% of tenants were in favor of smoke-free housing, said officials.

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Tag Heuer unveils a ‘smartwatch’ co-developed with Google and Intel

Tag Heuer unveils a ‘smartwatch’ co-developed with Google and Intel

At an event held in New York on Monday, Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer introduced a ‘smartwatch’ called ‘Tag Heuer Connected.’ The smartwatch has been developed by Tag Heuer in collaboration with two bigwig US tech firms - Google and Intel.

The Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch attractively amalgamates Swiss design with US technology. The recent unveiling of the device by Tag Heuer indicates the apparent efforts by the 155-year-old luxury-watch company to tap a burgeoning wearable-device market, especially at a time when the sales of traditional watches are dwindling.

Vitamin C Helps in Reducing Risks of Colorectal Cancer

Vitamin C Helps in Reducing Risks of Colorectal Cancer

According to a new research, food items rich in vitamin C like oranges, broccoli and bell peppers help in fighting colorectal cancer. From past many years, researches have been conducted showing benefits of vitamin C in strengthening the body's immune system, preventing wrinkles and cardiovascular diseases.

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Vitamin C in high dosage could help in treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Vitamin C in high dosage could help in treatment of Colorectal Cancer

A new research has concluded that high dosage of Vitamin C can be very effective in control of certain cancers. The study team conducted the experiment on lab mice and found that in case of specific gene mutations for colorectal cancer, high dose of Vitamin C was very effective in control of cancer. Indeed, Vitamin C was able to suffocate the cells and thereby halting them from reproducing.

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Exxon Mobil receives subpoena for production of documents relating to climate change from attorney general of New York

Exxon Mobil receives subpoena for production of documents relating to climate change from attorney general of New York

Climate change is a troublesome issue and in America, about 50% people say that it's caused due to human activity. According to The New York Times, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to Exxon Mobil (XOM) on Wednesday evening to investigate if the company has been truthful to the public and investors regarding its own internal research into climate risks or not.

Exxon Receives Subpoena from Office of Attorney General of New York

Exxon Receives Subpoena from Office of Attorney General of New York

The New York attorney general is investigating Exxon Mobile to known whether the company misleads the public and its investors about the risks of climate change. The company has also received a subpoena from the office of the Attorney general of New York.

Exxon Mobil spokesman Scott Silvestri confirmed in a recent statement on Thursday that Exxon Mobile has received a subpoena from the office of the attorney general of New York, Eric Schneiderman, related to the issue and was assessing its response.

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