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17/08/2019

Liverpool holds on for win against Southampton despite Adrian howler

(CNN)Goalkeeper Adrian's Liverpool career is proving quite a roller coaster.The Spanish shot-stopper only joined the club on August 5 to provide cover for Alisson Becker, but was immediately thrown in at the deep end after the Brazilian keeper sustained a calf injury in Liverpool's opening day Premier League victory over Norwich.In his second game for the Reds, Adrian proved to be hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday. However, as the Liverpool players thronged around Adrian to congratulate him on his match-winning penalty save to thwart Tammy Abraham, a supporter ran...
17/08/2019

Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says

(CNN)Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances."Adolescents have a brain that's still changing and developing," said Dr. Nicholas Chadi, the lead author on the study, who conducted the research as a fellow in pediatric addiction medicine at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.When a young brain is exposed to an addictive substance such as nicotine, it "tends to be sensitized to other substances; it tends to seek a...
17/08/2019

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological symptoms related to vaping

(CNN)The US Food and Drug Administration has received 127 reports of seizures or other neurological symptoms possibly related to e-cigarettes, the agency announced Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine, however, whether vaping was directly linked to the cases.14 young people in two states hospitalized after vaping, health officials say"The FDA is continuing its scientific investigation to determine if there's a direct relationship between the use of e-cigarettes and a risk of seizure or other neurological symptoms," said Dr. Ned Sharpless, the acting FDA commissioner. The FDA said the reported cases occurred between 2010 and 2019, and in addition to seizures,...

17/08/2019

More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

(CNN)At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological symptoms related to vapingStates with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was "actively investigating" 11 cases. Indiana and New Jersey both reported nine cases, of which Indiana has...
17/08/2019

US Open 2019: Naomi Osaka frets over knee injury

(CNN)With the US Open just days away, Naomi Osaka is fretting over a knee injury after she was forced to retire from the Cincinnati Masters on Friday.Osaka, who is the first player from Japan to win a major and climb to the No. 1 ranking, quit in the third set of her quarterfinal match against American Sofia Kenin."It' sucks, especially since I didn't want to get injured this close to the Open," US Open champion Osaka told reporters. "And now I'm kind of worried a little bit. "The injured part sucks but losing, it's not that big of a deal....
17/08/2019

Without Lionel Messi, Barcelona stunned by Athletic Bilbao in La Liga opener

(CNN)Missing Lionel Messi, La Liga champion Barcelona stumbled to a 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Friday as the Spanish league season got underway in thrilling fashion.Messi sustained a calf injury during pre-season and without the Argentine, Barca looked distinctly ordinary as substitute Aritz Aduriz's stunning acrobatic volley in the game's closing minutes sealed Bilbao's surprise win. "The competition has put us in our place," Barca defender Gerard Pique told reporters. "We were not us." Last season, Barcelona coasted to the La Liga title, losing just three times and finished 11 points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid. Messi was the...

17/08/2019

Hollywood remembers 'sweet-hearted' Peter Fonda

(CNN)If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969's "Easy Rider," was easy to adore. Fonda, 79, died Friday of respiratory failure due to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, his family said in an emailed statement. Fonda died surrounded by family. In Hollywood and beyond, he is being remembered as a one-of-a-kind man and talent. Actress Jane Fonda, sister"I am very sad. He was my sweet-hearted baby brother. The talker of the family. I have had beautiful alone time with him these last days. He...
17/08/2019

Peter Fonda, star of 'Easy Rider,' dies at age 79

(CNN)Actor and director Peter Fonda, who rose to fame with his role in "Easy Rider," died Friday, his manager, Alan Somers, told CNN on Friday. He was 79. Fonda died of respiratory failure due to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, the family said in an emailed statement. He was surrounded by family. "It is with deep sorrow that we share the news that Peter Fonda has passed away," the family said. "...In one of the saddest moments of or lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our hearts." Peter Fonda...
16/08/2019

Music producer found guilty of sexually abusing a young rising star in Mexico

(CNN)A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking. Mario Enrique Miranda Palacios, 47, heard the verdict against him on Monday after a six-week trial in Tampico, a coastal city in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. He had pleaded not guilty.Prosecutors had accused Miranda of taking advantage of his position and power to push singer Luis Armando Campos -- then a minor -- into sexual acts against his will. When they started working together, the producer was 37...

16/08/2019

The 25 most relatable 'Friends' episodes as the show turns 25

(CNN)"Friends," the ubiquitous sitcom about six New York City companions, turns 25 this year.Although creators David Crane and Marta Kauffman's series premiered on September 22, 1994 and went off the air on May 6, 2004, its sustaining popularity on streaming services -- coupled with our love of celebrating retro moments through a social media lens -- means that there are a ton of over-the-top promotions tied to this anniversary. There's a "Friends" product tie-in with Pottery Barn, which is a nod to a specific episode of the series, as well as a jewelry line from retailer Alex and Ani that's...
16/08/2019

'Blinded by the Light' sets uplifting coming-of-age tale to Bruce Springsteen songs

(CNN)Anyone who has sung along to a Bruce Springsteen song will find a lot to like in "Blinded by the Light." But director/co-writer Gurinder Chadha ("Bend It Like Beckham") has much more on her mind in this uplifting tale, which offers a timeless and resonant look at the immigrant experience through the filter of the UK in the 1980s.Inspired by a true story, the film focuses on Javed (Viveik Kalra, in a remarkable performance by a young actor essentially plucked from drama school), the 16-year-old son of Pakistani immigrants chafing under the control of his domineering father (Kulvinder Ghir). Fond...
16/08/2019

A Nigerian woman was arrested after beating a boy and locking him in a dog cage

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)A woman who was videotaped beating a 10-year-old boy before locking him in a dog cage has been arrested in Lagos, a police spokesman told CNN Thursday.The 24-year-old woman, who has not been publicly named by authorities, was taken into custody Wednesday after police analyzed the video and traced her to a specific neighborhood. She was later found there with the boy, whom she identified as her relative, Lagos state police spokesman Bala Elkana said.The footage, which has sparked social media outrage in Nigeria, shows the woman flogging a half-dressed boy with a belt and then dragging him...