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Dead goose falls from the sky and knocks a hunter unconscious

Dead goose falls from the sky and knocks a hunter unconscious

The Baltimore Sun reports it fell straight down striking one of the hunters on the head and knocking him unconscious. The stricken bird dropped from the sky and landed directly on top of Meilhammer. Candy Thomson, from Maryland Natural Resources Police, said: 'These birds weigh anywhere from 10 to probably 14 pounds. Out of an abundance of caution, it was made a decision to drive the victim by ambulance to Easton Airport, where he was airlifted to Shock Trauma for treatment.


Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

Regulators can't allow "pervasive and persistent misconduct at any bank", Yellen said in a statement . Janet Yellen, the current Fed chair, will see her term expire in February. Jerome Powell, a multi-millionaire, was backed in a 84-13 vote as chair of the Federal Reserve with support from Republicans and many Democrats. Hundreds of Fed staffers gathered Thursday to celebrate Yellen's Fed tenure, welcoming her with prolonged applause when she appeared in the Fed's giant atrium, ...


AstraZeneca (AZN) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.86 EPS

AstraZeneca (AZN) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.86 EPS

The company had a trading volume of 7,475,899 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,510,000. The firm has a market capitalization of $73.61 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.07 and a beta of 0.74. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.21 earnings per share. The company has a quick ratio of 0.72, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.09.


Overview of Budget 2018: Comprehensive analysis

Overview of Budget 2018: Comprehensive analysis

Although the key focus of this year's Union Budget has been agriculture with the announcement of a number of schemes and measures that are expected to benefit the sector, it has not been appreciated by many. India also planned to loosen restrictions on the export of agricultural commodities to realize a market potential as high as $100 billion. Jaitley expressed confidence that the government would be able to implement the healthcare scheme and added that the 1 percent cess and the Long ...


Australia to turn 50000 homes into power generators

Australia to turn 50000 homes into power generators

People who are interested in joining the program can register on the government's virtual power plant website, which has already seen more than 4,000 sign-ups, according to a statement from South Australia Premier Jay Weatherill . After that, other South Australians would be able to participate, with a goal of 50,000 participating households within four years. The Tesla partnership with the South Australian government has been a headline-making one, and both groups now have a new idea to ...


Vonn tunes up for Olympics with downhill double, 81st World Cup win

Vonn tunes up for Olympics with downhill double, 81st World Cup win

However, Goggia does not plan to let Vonn have her own way after two narrow downhill defeats this weekend behind the American. The Olympics run from February 9-25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. However, she missed the 2014 Sochi Games after tearing the cruciate ligament in her right knee and has said 'it's all or nothing in Korea. Vonn's joy was tempered, however, by a crash that ruled her teammate Jacqueline Wiles out of the Olympics with a knee injury.