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Trump shares support for 'March for Life' attendees in speech from afar Trump shares support for 'March for Life' attendees in speech from afar
- January 20, 2018

That description also reads like a textbook example of an abusive relationship: Trump says or does something bad. Various other March For Life events will be occurring around the country on Saturday and throughout the rest of the month. (more...)
Charles Burnett III, British-born velocity king, dies in helicopter crash Charles Burnett III, British-born velocity king, dies in helicopter crash
- January 20, 2018

Politician Roy Bennett, his wife Heather, record-breaker Charles Burnett III and pilots Jamie Colman Dodd and Paul Cobb all perished. The victim informed dispatch there were six people... My condolences are extended to their family & friends". "What a blow.to our struggle", he tweeted. Known as Pachedu, Bennett was also a successful farmer in Chimanimani, a mountainous region in eastern Zimbabwe, said Obert Chaurura Gutu, the party spokesman. (more...)
The White House Is Ludicrously Blaming Obama For Trump's Government Shutdown The White House Is Ludicrously Blaming Obama For Trump's Government Shutdown
- January 20, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan expressed frustration at the possibility of a shutdown on Thursday. "The ball is in Sen". "They could have made the shutdown in 2013 much less impactful, but they chose to make it worse", he said. They changed course Friday after Democrats forced a formal vote on adjournment. "OK, you only have 51 votes in the Senate, then you have to have Democrat support in order to fund the government". (more...)
Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters Amazon eliminates Orlando as contender for 2nd headquarters
- January 20, 2018

The facility is expected to bring as many as 50,000 new high-paying jobs. While neither New Haven nor Hartford is small, their economies are not as large as the Washington D.C. But Amazon also made it very clear that it wanted tax breaks, grants and any other incentives. "I suspect that there are quite a few Amazon folks at the table compiling the list", Basu said. (more...)
"Tide Pod Challenge" disturbs local health officials
- January 20, 2018

A search on YouTube on Thursday yielded videos that show people pretending they're about to bite into a detergent pod, then proceeding to slam the challenge instead. Google , which owns YouTube, says it's community guidelines prohibit content meant to encourage unsafe activities. "I want to go on the record as saying they are 100-percent toxin-free", the co-owner said . (more...)
8 flu deaths reported in Tarrant County 8 flu deaths reported in Tarrant County
- January 20, 2018

That's the strain for which the current vaccine was reported to have been only 10 percent effective during Australia's flu season. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) conducts studies each year to determine how well the influenza vaccine will protect against the flu, and it's generally between 40 to 60 percent effective, Bonjean said. (more...)
ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People ICE Planning Potential Immigration Sweep, Prepare To Arrest 1500 People
- January 19, 2018

The fact that they would be held "under the color of federal authority" would relieve local law enforcement of any civil liability for wrongfully holding the suspect. "When they're there, they're going to ask everybody else for their documents - the so-called collateral arrests", he said. While SB54 generally prohibits law enforcement from cooperating with ICE officials, Hing said some police departments might feel pressured to work with agents during raids. (more...)
El Paso County child dies of flu El Paso County child dies of flu
- January 19, 2018

New Hanover County has seen flu cases rise, according to the county health department. Dr. Ifeoma Achebe, medical officer of health with Alberta Health Services Central Zone said most of the deaths were in the elderly, although some of those who passed away due to the flu were younger people. (more...)
$90 billion says electric cars are the future $90 billion says electric cars are the future
- January 19, 2018

Ford Motor Co . chairman Bill Ford announced his company would increase its investment in electric vehicles from $7.3 billion to $11 billion by 2022 and have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its model lineup by then. Stephanie Brinley, a senior automotive analyst at IHS Markit, said it was part of a bigger trend of vehicle makers investing in electrification. Europe will see three BEVs, and Asia Pacific will see a total of 13 BEVs by 2022-including vehicles launched as part of the ... (more...)
Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return in two years
- January 19, 2018

Both sides discussed promoting bilateral relations and cooperation, ensuring a successful Third Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong and development in the Maungdaw area of Rakhine State. "Where are considerations for protection of the Rohingya from Myanmar security forces who months ago were raping and killing them?" UNICEF on Tuesday warned of overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh which could lead to devastating disease outbreaks, displacement, and death for more than half a ... (more...)
Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuse Walmart is hoping a simple packet could help curb opioid misuse
- January 18, 2018

The free first-of-its kind solution will be available in all company pharmacies, making the retailer the first national pharmacy chain to do so. Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies will distribute DisposeRx , a packet containing chemicals that when emptied into a pill bottle with warm water turns the drugs into a biodegradable gel, at the 70 stores across the state. (more...)
CT boy who recently visited WNY, gets flu, dies CT boy who recently visited WNY, gets flu, dies
- January 18, 2018

Nico's elementary school, where the boy was the voice of the afternoon announcements, is providing grief counselors for classmates and teachers. Schools in New Canaan were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. I know you join me in keeping them in our hearts . One of Nico's brothers is said to be sick with flu in hospital now, according to the medical director. (more...)
Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis Someone Lit Up The Trump Hotel With 'Sh*thole' And Poop Emojis
- January 17, 2018

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. Trump is said to have made the remarks - which he has denied but which a US Senator who was present confirmed - at a meeting with legislators, setting off a firestorm of criticism when they became public. (more...)
Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June
- January 17, 2018

However, Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru will host the one-off Test match between India and Afghanistan. After some impressive performances in the limited overs format, the team, along with Ireland, were handed Test status in June past year. (more...)
Alert sounded after supermarket sells deadly blowfish Alert sounded after supermarket sells deadly blowfish
- January 17, 2018

Three packages of the unsafe delicacy have already been located and will be retrieved, but the authorities still don't know where the remaining two are, Takayanagi added. Eating it could potentially end up in paralysis, coma, or death. Many consumers, however, are wary of its reputation and some local authorities have called for a ban on its sale. (more...)
New York Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach New York Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach
- January 16, 2018

Apparently, the Giants are looking to hire former Eagles offensive coordinator and current offensive coach of the Minnesota Vikings , Pat Shurmur . Conceivably Shurmur could bring one of the three quarterback's he's worked with in Minnesota to NY to be the stopgap and mentor for a young quartergback. (more...)
Trump honors King's legacy in weekly address to nation
- January 16, 2018

Some Democrats have threatened to vote against legislation to extend funding unless protections for the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children are included. But another Republican senator who was there, Lindsey Graham , did not deny the comments were made. "Democrats and Republicans both want cover so they don't have to do anything", she said. (more...)
Minnesota flu season in full swing; 1 child death reported Minnesota flu season in full swing; 1 child death reported
- January 15, 2018

Many health experts are recommending getting a flu shot because even if you do get the flu , it will likely be less severe of a case. In the fall, flu shots were offered at 11 West Ada elementary schools, district spokesman Eric Exline said. (more...)
Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack Trident could be used AGAINST UK in 'devastating' nuclear missile cyber attack
- January 14, 2018

Now it appears that a new, Pentagon-led Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) will seek to formally shift USA nuclear strategy to align with Trump's more aggressive nuclear notions. Worse still, the new NPR is expected to overturn long-standing USA policy barring the development of new nuclear warheads. In a draft of the Nuclear Posture Review 2018, the Trump administration expresses the intention to go against a decision to retire the nuclear-armed sea-launched cruise missiles (SLCM) taken in ... (more...)
Is Katy Perry in Taylor Swift's New 'End Game' Video? Is Katy Perry in Taylor Swift's New 'End Game' Video?
- January 14, 2018

Given that Swift has her own supply of snake-themed jewelry on her official store page, it should come as no surprise that the singer has embraced similar accessories as part of her video wardrobe. Released in the early hours of the morning, the Joseph Kahn directed video reveals Swift living her best life in three different countries with scenes shot in London, Miami, and Tokyo. (more...)
Fed extension gives Mass. CHIP funding through March Fed extension gives Mass. CHIP funding through March
- January 14, 2018

More than 400,000 Texas children get their health insurance through CHIP, but funding for the decades-long program expired in September. By comparison, the tax overhaul passed in December is expected to add $1.8 trillion to the debt over 10 years, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office . (more...)
48 people have been killed by flu this winter in the UK 48 people have been killed by flu this winter in the UK
- January 14, 2018

However analysis by the BBC showed that A&E waiting time performance in December continued to be better in Scotland than in England, where senior doctors have warned that patients are "dying in hospital corridors" . The consultants spell out a series of problems which are now impacting the NHS, including: thousands of patients waiting in ambulances for hours; more than 120 patients a day managed in corridors, with some dying prematurely; an average wait of 10 to 12 hours for a bed; and ... (more...)
Houston Health Department confirms 2 flu-related deaths Houston Health Department confirms 2 flu-related deaths
- January 12, 2018

On average, the 10- to 12-week flu season generally ends in March, she said. NHS staff are doing a tremendous job at a tough time of year, and we should all do our bit to not add unnecessary pressure on the health service. Dr Cillian de Gascun of the UCD Virus Reference Laboratory as the AH3N2 strain, popularly known as Aussie flu , is proving a threat but the dominant risk is a B strain, not covered by the standard flu vaccine. (more...)
18-month-old in Lucas County dies from flu 18-month-old in Lucas County dies from flu
- January 11, 2018

De Lota also attributed the spike in positive flu cases in Hays County to the overall growth in the area. "The flu strain is different every year", she said. The majority of hospitalizations and deaths due to flu across the country have been among adults aged 65 and older. She's seen a recent spike in cases with 170 reports of influenza in the county through December 23, a 45-percent increase from a year ago. (more...)
Another draw between Chelsea and Arsenal Another draw between Chelsea and Arsenal
- January 11, 2018

Martin Atkinson referred to the video referee four times but only on the last two occasions did I think it was relevant for him to do so. In the fourth round we played Everton, the fifth round was against Bournemouth and now in the semi-final we play Arsenal . (more...)