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Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week
- September 25, 2017

All the while, Maria is also joined by Tropical Storm Lee , a system forming about 720 miles west of the African country of Cape Verde. The storm was centered about 485 miles (785 kilometers) southwest of Bermuda on Friday, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). (more...)
Ceballos double helps Real Madrid return to winning ways Ceballos double helps Real Madrid return to winning ways
- September 24, 2017

Zinedine Zidane's side nearly made the game safe when Cristiano Ronaldo's drive cannoned back off the post, though up the other end, Alaves were also denied by the woodwork, Alfonso hitting the frame of the goal from distance. Ceballos used his strength to muscle Ely off the ball before side-footing his 20-yard effort into the bottom left-hand corner. The winless Basques had plenty of late chances at an equaliser after Manu Garcia pulled them level in the 40th minute, but Los ... (more...)
It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus
- September 23, 2017

The faith's health code, known as the Word of Wisdom, specifically forbids coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol and "any other drinks or food containing harmful substances", according to the Church's official site , but whether the more ambiguous category includes anything caffeinated has always been a source of debate. (more...)
Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings to stop independence referendum Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings to stop independence referendum
- September 22, 2017

Spain's Civil Guard raided Catalan government offices including the economy and social affairs departments and a data center as Madrid moved to shut down preparations for an illegal referendum planned for October 1. A referendum on Scottish independence from the rest of Britain was held in 2014, but voters rejected their call by 55 percent to 45 percent. Puigdemont also says that the central authorities moves amount to a " de facto " suspension of Catalonia's self-rule. (more...)
Flu season comes early to Iowa Flu season comes early to Iowa
- September 22, 2017

He suddenly passed away two days later from flu complications. "It's not just about preventing the flu". "What it does show us is that we have a horror flu season on our hands", Hennessy told media on Monday. Finally, it's not known how many women knew they were pregnant at the time of vaccination. Peak flu season in Georgia usually occurs in late January and early February. (more...)
Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees
- September 22, 2017

The Congress said that the Centre should make public "whatever evidences" it has about any links of some of the Rohingyas with the ISIS and take action as per the Indian law against those found having any such connection. An aid truck veered off a road and crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday, killing at least nine aid workers and injuring another 10. Suu Kyi, who decided not to attend the UN General Assembly in NY later this week, said she was "aware of the fact that the world's attention is ... (more...)
Sensex slides 111 points, Nifty tad below 10100 Sensex slides 111 points, Nifty tad below 10100
- September 22, 2017

The dollar index, which measures the U.S. currency's strength against major currencies, was trading at 92.579, up 0.08 percent from its previous close of 92.51, the business daily reported. At the Interbank Foreign Exchange ( Forex ) market, the rupee opened with a gap-down at 64.50 against Wednesday's finish of 64.27 tracking overnight global developments. (more...)
Jersey shore under tropical storm watch as Hurricane Jose passes by Jersey shore under tropical storm watch as Hurricane Jose passes by
- September 21, 2017

Hurricane Jose is now joined by Hurricane Maria and Tropical Storm Lee . Unfortunately, the forecast track for Maria takes it across the same Caribbean islands hit recently by Irma and Jose . If Jose weakens considerably, or moves away from the Northeast coast, Maria could possibly take a more western track and be of more concern to the USA east coast. (more...)
London underground bombing: Second man held in terror probe London underground bombing: Second man held in terror probe
- September 20, 2017

The level of "critical", the highest of the five levels used to describe the threat, means a further terrorist attack may be imminent. Rudd said the police were trying to find out how the first man arrest was radicalised. Most of the injured in Friday's explosion aboard a District Line train suffered flash burns while some were injured in the panicked rush to leave. "Photos posted on social media show a white plastic bucket with flames coming out of the top - along with wires", NPR's Frank ... (more...)
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Rohingya crisis Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addresses Rohingya crisis
- September 20, 2017

At its March session, the council agreed to "dispatch urgently" a fact-finding mission to look into alleged human rights violations and abuses by the military and security forces, particularly in Rakhine state where many Rohingya live. Meanwhile, United Nations investigators on Tuesday said they needed "full and unfettered access" to Myanmar to assess the situation prevailing in the country, reported AFP . (more...)
Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after dumb Facebook threat Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after dumb Facebook threat
- September 15, 2017

Shkreli, who was free on $5 million bail while he awaited sentencing, had made two Facebook posts offering cash to anyone who could "grab a hair" from Clinton during her book tour . "We believed that the court arrived at the wrong decision". We saw it with EpiPens, where the CEO of Mylan Pharmaceuticals had to lower the price after huge public backlash, after she had to testify before Congress, and somehow explain why it costs 650 dollars per injection to save somebody's life when they go ... (more...)
Waste Management resume garbage collection after Irma Waste Management resume garbage collection after Irma
- September 14, 2017

Rodriguez hopes collections of storm debris will begin by the weekend. Do not use bags for yard waste (it makes it impossible to recycle mulch). Separately, Rodriguez is finalizing agreements with two companies that will be picking up hurricane-related debris, including trees, limbs, branches, fences, shingles, other roofing material, lumber, siding and boat docks. (more...)
Wilmington Verizon call center will participate in nationwide hurricane telethon Wilmington Verizon call center will participate in nationwide hurricane telethon
- September 13, 2017

Houston rap artist Bun B and Hollywood talent manager Scooter Braun organized the event. Livestreamed versions of the broadcast will also be available via YouTube, Facebook, Twitter , Yahoo, Huffington Post and AOL starting at 8 p.m. will feature appearances, performances and tributes from celebrities, including Jamie Foxx , Karlie Kloss , Matt Lauer , Rob Lowe , Julia Roberts , Kelly Rowland and Blake Shelton , among others. (more...)
West Nile confirmed in human in Grey county West Nile confirmed in human in Grey county
- September 09, 2017

Symptoms usually develop two to 14 days after receiving a bite from an infected mosquito . At the end of August, it was found in a horse in Bruce county. Wearing long, light-colored clothing to cover the arms and legs. Individuals must have property with standing water that can't be removed and agree to use the kit on their property only. (more...)
Kohli and Pandey steer India to T20 win over Sri Lanka Kohli and Pandey steer India to T20 win over Sri Lanka
- September 07, 2017

Jasprit Bumrah is a shoe-in of course, whilst it remains to be seen if Shardul Thakur will get another go after proving expensive in the last match at Bhuvneshwar Kumar's expense. It is possible that one ball cannot be bowled in the only T20 match. There seems to be no end to Sri Lanka's miseries. With his astounding 82 runs against the Islanders in the final match of the tour, Kohli smashed his fourth consecutive fifty against Sri Lanka in the shortest format of the game. (more...)
Study suggests neural mechanism behind contagious yawning Study suggests neural mechanism behind contagious yawning
- September 04, 2017

In other words, "the "urge" to yawn is increased by trying to stop yourself from doing so", senior study author Georgina Jackson , a professor of cognitive neuropsychology at the University of Nottingham, said in a press statement published by the varsity. (more...)
First human West Nile Virus case confirmed in Stanislaus County First human West Nile Virus case confirmed in Stanislaus County
- September 01, 2017

Roumeliotis noted, people with weak immune systems are at a greater risk for serious complications that include encephalitis (infection of the brain) and possibly death. If you're out and about - especially in wooded areas or the mountains - it's important to wear long sleeves, long trousers and bug spray to stay safe. (more...)
May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea May, Abe pledge to increase pressure on North Korea
- September 01, 2017

The UK can not negotiate bilateral trade deals until it leaves the European Union in 2019. "We see that the best way of doing that is for China to be bringing pressure to bear on North Korea", May told reporters on her way to Japan for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (more...)
AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester City English Premier League AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester City English Premier League
- August 27, 2017

Jesus has been directly involved in 12 goals during his 11 City starts - eight goals and four assists - and the 20-year-old is making himself undroppable. It's a little bit like last season . "We have five or six days left, and I think the market is going to move because all the managers at the other clubs are [trying] to make the transfers cheaper in the last seconds". (more...)
Boise woman recovering from West Nile virus Boise woman recovering from West Nile virus
- August 24, 2017

Mosquitoes acquire the virus by feeding on infected birds. "With yet another positive result, it's clear that West Nile Virus is now widespread across Durham Region", says Ken Gorman, director of environmental health. When outside, wear shoes and socks, long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt, and apply insect repellent that includes DEET , picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyptus. (more...)
SEA Games 2017 officially opens in Kuala Lumpur SEA Games 2017 officially opens in Kuala Lumpur
- August 21, 2017

The 11 participating countries are: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The cauldron is lit up, marking the official start of the 12-day Games. "Thank you for your support and cooperation and on behalf of the federation, I would also like to congratulate and thank Malaysia for hosting this Games", he said before the opening ceremony which was graced by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at the ... (more...)
War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera — United Nations aid chief War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera — United Nations aid chief
- August 19, 2017

The United Nations has worked to avert attacks on Hodeidah port, where around 80 percent of Yemen's food imports arrive. The Houthi movement denies the allegations. O'Brien said that he was grieved that, in the past two years, despite his and his team's much effort, he has been "unable to report any significant improvement in the deplorable, avoidable and completely man-made catastrophe that is ravaging Yemen ". (more...)
South Korea joint drills may bring catastrophe to region, says Pyongyang
- August 19, 2017

A red line usually refers to a threshold that "must not be crossed" or a situation where crossing such a threshold "will not be tolerated". "Even if China does not take it, it may be necessary for us to make the offer to display our new administration's willingness to be open to the issue and resolve the spat", an official told The Korea Herald, requesting anonymity due to the sensitivity of the subject. (more...)
Investors Buy Large Volume of Mylan NV Call Options (MYL) Investors Buy Large Volume of Mylan NV Call Options (MYL)
- August 11, 2017

Company insiders own 0.69% of the company's stock. Finally, Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Mylan N.V.by 82.6% in the first quarter. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/10/mylan-n-v-myl-shares-sold-by-washington-trust-bank-updated-updated.html. (more...)
The mystery of the USA diplomats in Cuba who suddenly went deaf The mystery of the USA diplomats in Cuba who suddenly went deaf
- August 11, 2017

Nauert confirmed complaints of "physical symptoms" started in 2016. "The government is actively working - including with USA and Cuban authorities - to ascertain the cause". officials in February. However, officials familiar with the probe said investigators were looking into the possibilities that the incidents were carried out by a third country such as Russian Federation, possibly operating without the knowledge of Cuba's formal chain of command. (more...)
Protecting vision during this year's solar eclipse August 21 Protecting vision during this year's solar eclipse August 21
- August 04, 2017

This NASA visualization shows how the moon throws a shadow onto Earth. A solar eclipse is a slow process. The company is one of many businesses taking advantage of the total solar eclipse . The path of totality will create a 70-mile wide path from OR to SC, the rest of the country will see various amounts of coverage. When we also take these into account, then we find that total solar eclipses will be visible only for another 250 million years. (more...)
Cheeto Trump Endorses Police Brutality, Cops Laugh and Cheer Cheeto Trump Endorses Police Brutality, Cops Laugh and Cheer
- July 31, 2017

The way you put their hand over - like don't hit their head and they've just killed somebody, don't hit their head. "You could take the hand away". The Suffolk County Police Department said in a statement after Trump's speech that it has strict rules and procedures about how prisoners should be handled. (more...)
US Lawmakers Expect More Sanctions on Venezuela Over Vote US Lawmakers Expect More Sanctions on Venezuela Over Vote
- July 30, 2017

At least 100 people have been killed . "The dire economic crisis that Venezuela is facing - with rampant shortages of food, medicine and other basic goods - is a major factor contributing to the country's current political instability", Alexander Main, a senior associate for global policy at the Center for Economic Policy and Research, told ABC News via email. (more...)
Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth
- July 26, 2017

Employees said he took items from the shelf and "returned" them for a cash refund at the customer service desk. Cannon said he ran into the sliding glass doors at the entrance of the store and dropped the vehicle seat - causing it and his daughter to roll several times. (more...)
Kovind sworn in as 14th president of India Kovind sworn in as 14th president of India
- July 26, 2017

It brings us to the support of other nations, whether by extending the umbrella of the International Solar Alliance, or being first responders following natural disasters. He exchanged seats with Pranab Mukherjee and a 21-gun salute followed as the new President Kovind made his first address. Having grown up in the disproportionately Christian state of Kerala in southern India and studied at a church-run school, Narayanan condemned the Hindu nationalists thought to be responsible for ... (more...)
Fuel prices decline in Nevada, rise nationally Fuel prices decline in Nevada, rise nationally
- July 26, 2017

This compares to the national average that increased 2.1 cents to $2.27 per gallon. "Over the last week, gasoline prices have risen across a majority of the country, following the price of oil which has been rising as of late", said Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy.com. (more...)
Charlie Gard's parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats Charlie Gard's parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats
- July 24, 2017

Mary MacLeod, chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital , said; " Charlie Gard's case is a heart-breaking one". According to his doctors, Charlie Gard is profoundly brain damaged, blind, deaf and incapable of breathing or eating on his own. (more...)
To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Unleashing 20 Million Of Them To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Unleashing 20 Million Of Them
- July 23, 2017

Aptly named Debug Fresno , the project will be executed by Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, which is Google's holding company. The team at Verily piloted the first United States release of male mosquitoes with Wolbachia into the Fresno area in 2016. (more...)
President Trump Speaks at Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford President Trump Speaks at Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford
- July 23, 2017

Ford became president after Nixon resigned during the Watergate scandal. The new carrier is the lead ship of the Ford-class of "super -carriers", the first new class in more than 40 years, and will replace the current Nimitz-class carriers. (more...)
Exxon Fined $2 Million For Violating Russia Sanctions While Tillerson Was CEO Exxon Fined $2 Million For Violating Russia Sanctions While Tillerson Was CEO
- July 21, 2017

The department's Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed the civil penalty after concluding Exxon Mobil did not voluntarily disclose the violations, which "constitute an egregious case", it said in a statement . The sanctions were established two months earlier by then-President Barack Obama , in response to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine. It noted that Rosneft was not subject to sanctions at the time and maintained it understood transactions with Sechin in his personal ... (more...)
John McCain Blood Clot Surgery More Serious Than Thought? John McCain Blood Clot Surgery More Serious Than Thought?
- July 18, 2017

Instead, the amendment will be scored by HHS, which is unusual because HHS is pushing for the bill's passage and not an independent arbiter like CBO is. The state executives, some of whom accepted expanded Obamacare Medicaid subsidies, have argued against the inclusion of deep cuts to the program. The other option would be for the two chambers to negotiate a new plan, but most people in Washington expect the House to simply approve the Senate bill. (more...)
International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY International Indian Film Academy 2017 awards in NY
- July 18, 2017

Film industry veterans Anupam Kher and Shabana Azmi won the best supporting actor and actress award for M S Dhoni: The Untold Story and Neerja , respectively. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput recently completed two years of their marriage. A couple who was attending the concert for Rahman said they were planning to "walk out" of the event due to the "boring elements". (more...)
Hinchcliffe races to 3rd at Toronto Indy Hinchcliffe races to 3rd at Toronto Indy
- July 17, 2017

It may be the middle of summer in Toronto , but Will Power thinks the streets surrounding Exhibition Place could have an element of a Canadian winter on Sunday afternoon. "The vehicle really came alive on the blacks, so big thanks to Schmidt Peterson Motorsports , all the guys - great stops - and all the fans in Toronto ". (more...)
Gulf states hint at expulsion of Qatar from regional bloc Gulf states hint at expulsion of Qatar from regional bloc
- July 17, 2017

The French foreign minister has supported Kuwait as a mediator in the crisis, which he said should be resolved "by the Gulf countries themselves". Mr Le Drian met with Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi crown prince, and Adel Al Jubeir, the foreign minister, in Jeddah on Saturday. (more...)
Emotion-charged Charlie Gard case to continue Emotion-charged Charlie Gard case to continue
- July 13, 2017

On July 7, the High Court issued a ruling allowing Charlie's parents 48 hours to provide "new and unpublished data" suggesting the experimental treatment would likely improve Charlie's condition, the BBC reports . Judge Nicholas Francis gave the couple until tomorrow afternoon to present the evidence and set a new hearing for Thursday. Last week, President Trump and Pope Francis offered their support to the Gards, and now, GOP lawmakers have offered to introduce legislation that could ... (more...)
A Cup of Coffee A Day Keeps the Doctor Away A Cup of Coffee A Day Keeps the Doctor Away
- July 12, 2017

Intake that exceeds 400 mg puts you at a higher risk for panic attacks, heart problems, and insomnia. Decaffeinated coffee had a beneficial effect, but it was less marked. This was particularly true for diseases of the digestive tract, but also for circulatory diseases. After lifestyle factors were accounted for the researchers found that those that consumed the most coffee had a lower risk for all causes of death . (more...)
Man Arrested After Threatening To Attack Ariana Grande Concert Man Arrested After Threatening To Attack Ariana Grande Concert
- July 12, 2017

Police in Costa Rica have arrested a man after he issued a threat online claiming that he was going to kill USA pop star Ariana Grande at concert in the country over the weekend. "He told Costa Rica Star: "[We had] to verify whether or not there is a real threat, because this is a very sensitive situation and it could lead to a tragedy". (more...)
India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister India cannot subdue occupied Kashmir by force, says prime minister
- July 10, 2017

These forces are in addition to the state police forces and those deployed for anti-militancy duties. While, the Pakistani media appear with glorifying stories of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani , who lead the team of terrorists to create problems among the Kashmiri people. (more...)
UNESCO Declares Hebron a 'World Heritage Site' for Palestinians UNESCO Declares Hebron a 'World Heritage Site' for Palestinians
- July 10, 2017

What is the Old City row? AMMAN: A United Nations agency's designatation of Hebron's Old City in the occupied West Bank as a World Heritage site has been welcomed by Palestinians. Israel's far-right education minister, Naftali Bennett, denounced the move and accused the body of being "a political tool, rather than professional organisation". (more...)
Hackers targeting nuclear power plant operators in US Hackers targeting nuclear power plant operators in US
- July 08, 2017

The joint report by the DHS and the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not identify the attackers, though it described the hacks as "an advanced persistent threat", a term that US officials typically but not always use to describe attacks by culprits. (more...)
Z's 4:44 Goes Platinum In Less Than A Week
- July 07, 2017

Snoop Dogg has confessed to listening to a pirated version of JAY-Z's new album . "Props to JAY , he's done it again!" Jay-Z's new album 4:44 has been available for public consumption for less than a week, but according to the RIAA , it's already achieved numbers that would suggest otherwise. (more...)
NYPD officer shot, sergeant calling it a NYPD officer shot, sergeant calling it a "clear assassination"
- July 06, 2017

The incident occurred at about 12:30 a.m.at East 183rd Street and Morris Avenue in Fordham Heights. The suspect walked up to the command vehicle and shot Officer Miosotis Familia's auto window multiple times , reports ABC News . A bystander was hit in the confrontation and transported to the hospital, according to WPIX . State records show that John Bonds served seven years in prison for a robbery and was paroled in May 2013. (more...)
Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious Ruckus in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly over GST, staffer fall unconcious
- July 05, 2017

The House has been adjourned till 2:30 pm. Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir ) July 04: The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Tuesday said Jammu and Kashmir will be most benefitted by the Goods and Services Tax (GST). "We will do everything we can to safeguard it". "The special session of assembly has been called to introduce GST in J&K". To this, an infuriated Ansari said, "I can lynch you here". (more...)
Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office Disability advocates arrested during health care protest at McConnell's office
- June 26, 2017

Murkowski (AK) and Collins (ME) said that they would study the bill over the weekend and have a decision by early next week. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and three other Republican senators are preparing to announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill as it's written. (more...)
Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill
- June 26, 2017

Senate's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was unveiled on Thursday. In his statement , Obama said the Senate bill is "not a health care bill". Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. (more...)

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