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Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times Trump tweets that he canceled meeting with New York Times
- November 26, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump appears to be leveraging his new position as a political prop against the media after he summoned lead anchors and executives of television news to a private meeting where he reportedly delivered a defiant message that their reporting around his campaign was all wrong. (more...)
Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards
- November 26, 2016

The U.S. Agriculture Department inspection report, obtained by the AP, said the zoo's risky animal response team was correct to shoot the gorilla, Harambe, because it determined the child had been in "life-threatening danger". But at the time of the incident on May 28, Ms Espinosa said the barrier had begun to break down. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums said in a statement that it believes the Cincinnati Zoo is "meeting the highest standards of animal care and welfare, while also ... (more...)
Woman dies after being rescued from stormy seas off Kent coast Woman dies after being rescued from stormy seas off Kent coast
- November 24, 2016

Kent Police has now referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Kent police said they were called to the scene just after 5.30am because of concerns about the boat. The South West will still have to contend with 15-20mm of rainfall. Heading into Tuesday he said there are wind warnings for the North and North West, valid from 9pm until 6am, and a warning for the South Coast from Hampshire eastwards valid from 1am to 9am, now in place. (more...)
Mostly sunny skies ahead for your Tuesday Mostly sunny skies ahead for your Tuesday
- November 23, 2016

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 3pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Sunny, with a high near 69. Partly cloudy overnight, low of 36. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of rain before midnight. (more...)
Valeant confirms criminal charges filed against Valeant, Philidor executives Valeant confirms criminal charges filed against Valeant, Philidor executives
- November 19, 2016

According to the article, Davenport has been arrested on charges of "engaging in a multi-million dollar fraud and kickback scheme". The charges, brought by the U.S. In emails the men exchanged, Davenport "evoked images from the old Western "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, ' [and] talked about how they would 'ride in the sunset" together", the complaint noted. (more...)
Pep on Rooney: I was lucky there were no pictures
- November 19, 2016

Pep Guardiola feels relieved to get his players back uninjured following the global break. "I agree with him, I am so nice with [Stones], so nice", Guardiola smiled. Gerard came here in Manchester and was playing not so often. It has been said time and again in recent months that City's stuttering defence has been the major cause of their downfalls. (more...)
UN agency lifts Zika emergency, prepares for long-term fight
- November 19, 2016

While we are entering the winter in the global north, the global south will soon enter the summer, which is a high-risk period for Zika. "We are not downgrading the importance of Zika, by placing this as a longer programme of work, we are sending the message that Zika is here to stay", Doctor Peter Salama, Executive Director of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme, told a news briefing. (more...)
Thailand ramps up screening as 33 new Zika cases found Thailand ramps up screening as 33 new Zika cases found
- November 18, 2016

It's well known that the Zika virus can be transmitted through mosquito bites or, more rarely, sexual contact. "This could mean that there are more co-infected patients than we thought". World Health Organization has concluded that Zika virus infection during pregnancy is a cause of congenital brain abnormalities, including microcephaly. (more...)
Senator Barbara Boxer makes push to abolish Electoral College
- November 18, 2016

According to CNN , the latest numbers on the popular vote have Hillary Clinton winning with 47.2 percent, and 61,782,534 votes . Kneeland says it's true that electors in the Electoral College can change their votes, ignoring how their states voted. (more...)
Trump speaks about health care, Clintons in first post-election interview
- November 14, 2016

But Ryan, who endured a rocky relationship with Trump throughout the mogul's rise to the presidency, appeared to contradict that very message, rejecting, during his own interview, any plans to deport any undocumented immigrants from the country. (more...)
History of Veterans Day dates to 1919
- November 13, 2016

On Veterans Day , our nation takes the time to thank all who have served honorably in the military. MARQUETTE, MI -Mission 12 of the U.P. Honor Flight is schedule for the spring and there is still room for more veterans. Most of the oldest of America's veterans served during World War II; the youngest more recently have been in the all-volunteer forces that served in a series of undeclared conflicts and in non-combat and peacekeeping roles. (more...)
Maine chooses to legalize marijuana for recreational use
- November 12, 2016

Jennifer Wider, M.D., told SELF that "medical marijuana works because your body naturally produces cannabinoids, marijuana-like chemicals that can positively impact pain, inflammation, and other bodily processes". "It is entirely a different thing to ignore the tens of billions that the California cannabis industry will generate", said Michael Weiner, a Denver lawyer who represents pot-related companies. (more...)
Proposition 106, medical aid in dying, passes in Colorado Proposition 106, medical aid in dying, passes in Colorado
- November 11, 2016

In Oregon , an estimated one-third of patients who requested life-ending drugs after that state's law went into effect in 1997 never used them, according to Compassion and Choices, which lobbied for the measure. "In essence, the terminally ill patient makes the decision about his/her death, rather than recognizing God as the one who determines the end date of every human being". (more...)
Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon break character to end election ugliness on 'SNL' Alec Baldwin, Kate McKinnon break character to end election ugliness on 'SNL'
- November 10, 2016

Following that, Baldwin and McKinnon run through Times Square holding hands amidst some rousing music for good measure. "We can't tell you who to vote for.[but] come Tuesday, we all get to choose what country we get to live in". "Has the whole world gone insane?" an exasperated Clinton mutters. 'No. Just the L and the B, ' Trump responded. To Clinton's dismay, however, the anchor continued to press her on the "email issue", ignoring Trump's obvious romantic exchanges. (more...)
Early voting puts 568000 ballots in boxes ahead of election Early voting puts 568000 ballots in boxes ahead of election
- November 10, 2016

Madison opened 13 early voting locations; Milwaukee opened three. Of the 797,707 early ballots returned so far, 55.8 percent were in counties that President Barack Obama won in 2012. The last day for in-person absentee voting was Friday in most cities, with a few continuing through Saturday and Sunday. This is the first year clerks have had to track ballots coming in prior to election day. (more...)
Colorado voters showed a clear independent streak on Election Day
- November 10, 2016

People could still vote provisionally, but some voters left and others waited, meaning lines that had been moving started to back up. Election officials now say that the system has been restored, about 30 minutes after the failure. He sued, arguing that some of the ballots postmarked on the election should be counted. "We sent a lot of provisional ballots to polling locations,"she said". (more...)
Walgreens sues Theranos for $140 million Walgreens sues Theranos for $140 million
- November 10, 2016

Walgreens is now accusing Theranos of violating some nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements that were part of its original partnership with the startup, according to court filings. Holmes had said that her blood-testing device, called Edison, could perform multiple tests with just a few drops of blood "taken from a tiny finger stick". (more...)
Dismal Year for Hertz Grows More Dismal Still Dismal Year for Hertz Grows More Dismal Still
- November 09, 2016

On last trading day, AbbVie Inc. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Both companies have wrestled with excess capacity in the market. The stock is up 1.45% or $0.52 after the positive news, hitting $36.36 per share. The total volume of shares traded was above their three months average volume of 1,300,000 shares. (more...)
No. 1 Alabama's defense embracing that 'hateful' mentality
- November 09, 2016

To call the Bulldogs' season a disappointment would be an understatement. Defense: LSU. Holding the Crimson Tide to 10 points should have won the game for the Tigers. Orgeron should still get the job. Georgia has now lost four of its last five games and travels to face a Kentucky team that still has hopes for winning the SEC East. (more...)
Ebola fears after lab worker spots ripped suit Ebola fears after lab worker spots ripped suit
- November 09, 2016

After working with pigs that had been deliberately infected with the virus as part of an experiment, the employee noticed a rip in his protective suit. Theresa Tam, deputy chief public health officer of the Public Health Agency. "Our employees are well aware of the risks and how to control them", Copps told a news conference Tuesday. (more...)
Carolina extends voting time in eight Durham County precincts Carolina extends voting time in eight Durham County precincts
- November 09, 2016

The requests came after election officials said earlier Tuesday that technical issues at the Bethesda Ruritan Club were preventing precinct workers from electronically checking in voters. If so, the voter is allowed to cast a provisional ballot. Board of Elections Chairman William Brian said there is no evidence that voters were turned away elsewhere. (more...)
Former US Attorney General Janet Reno dies aged 78 Former US Attorney General Janet Reno dies aged 78
- November 08, 2016

She was the center's first patient when it opened in 2011, and was active as a volunteer for fundraising walks, a national advocate for people with Parkinson's disease, and was also a listening ear to patients and families at the clinic, according to Okun. (more...)
New smoke alarms required
- November 07, 2016

The Red Cross launched the Home Fire Campaign , which aims to reduce the number of deaths and injuries due to home fires by 25 percent over the next five years. Lt. Jon Evans, spokesman with Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, said it's especially import for residents to check smoke alarm batteries because batteries may have been drained during power outages caused by Hurricane Matthew. (more...)
Change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend Change your smoke alarm batteries this weekend
- November 06, 2016

To help ensure the safety of you and your loved ones, it is recommended that you replace the batteries regularly in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Use the smoke alarm's hush feature to silence nuisance alarms. Consumer Reports tests smoke detectors by creating two types of common household fires. (more...)
Eagles Cut WR Josh Huff Following Arrest Eagles Cut WR Josh Huff Following Arrest
- November 06, 2016

Huff's greatest contributions are on special teams, though, as he is averaging 36 yards per kickoff return and is one of only two players with a kick return touchdown this season. "If you walked into our locker room (Wednesday), everything seemed to be status quo. We were moving on". Huff is the second Eagles player arrested in the past month. (more...)