West Nile virus infection reported in Fairfax County

Up to 80 percent of people infected with West Nile virus will have no symptoms and will recover on their own. "It is imperative that Pennsylvania residents take common-sense precautions to protect themselves from mosquitoes", said DEP Secretary P... More..

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CDC expands Honey Smacks cereal recall; 100 sick in 33 states
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

CDC expands Honey Smacks cereal recall; 100 sick in 33 states

The FDA said on Thursday it would follow up with retailers to prevent the sale of the product. " All Honey Smacks cereal was recalled in June 2018". Kellogg Company, which did not respond to an immediate r...More..

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade's deaths are part of a growing problem in the US

CDC researchers emphasized in their report that more than half of those suicides were committed by people who had not been diagnosed with a mental health disorder. And as evidenced by the deaths of Spade and Bo...More..

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Recent CDC report finds rates increasing

Twenty-five states saw percentage rate increases of more than 30 percent over the 17 years. He's talking about the warning signs that eventually led to Shelby's death by suicide in 2009. In light of the...More..

Trump announces date, place for summit with Kim, greets freed men
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Trump announces date, place for summit with Kim, greets freed men

Trump said on Twitter . This combination of file pictures created on May 10, 2018 shows US President Donald Trump during a rally in Washington , Michigan on April 28, 2018, and a photo released from No...More..

It Turns Out Thanos Is A Bit Too Powerful In Fortnite
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

It Turns Out Thanos Is A Bit Too Powerful In Fortnite

I'd say it takes the fun away from playing as him, but it's still exciting when you get the Infinity Gauntlet and drop in. The first to equip the Gauntlet will transform into the mighty Thanos and wield the...More..

Nigeria on red alert over fresh Ebola outbreak
by | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Nigeria on red alert over fresh Ebola outbreak

The Federal Ministry of Health is to step up emergency surveillance at all land borders and airports after laboratory testing confirmed two of five hemorrhagic fever infections in the DRC as Ebola. There have b...More..

Okorocha orders arrest of Imo Committee members — APC Congress
by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Okorocha orders arrest of Imo Committee members — APC Congress

He said his office has not received any formal complaint or petition against the outcome of the ward congress which was carried out based on consensus and affirmation to avoid friction in the party. Chris Fineb...More..

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock praises secret weapon grandson after promotion

If Cardiff fail to win and Fulham claim three points at Birmingham , the Cottagers will go up in second place. "It's the biggest achievement in my 38-year career by an absolute mile", Warnock said . Ins...More..

Karnataka elections: PM Modi addresses BJP's Mahila Morcha through Namo App
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

Karnataka elections: PM Modi addresses BJP's Mahila Morcha through Namo App

Gandhi, who has been at the receiving end of Modi's salvos during BJP's poll campaign in Karnataka , said the Prime Minister's personal attacks implied he had no answers to the issues raised by him. He sai...More..

Law enforcement agencies participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
by | Monday, April 30, 2018

Law enforcement agencies participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Take-Back programs are created to help people get rid of unused drugs that could be misused or abused by others. Police departments throughout Northeast Ohio collected unused and old prescription drugs Sa...More..

Alfie Evans dies 5 days after hospital yanks his life support
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

Alfie Evans dies 5 days after hospital yanks his life support

A judge earlier this week sided with his doctors, who said he suffered from a rare and incurable degenerative neurological condition. Evans had a rare degenerative brain condition that left him in a "semi-v...More..

Launch of cervical screening programme helpline hit by technical glitch
by | Sunday, April 29, 2018

Launch of cervical screening programme helpline hit by technical glitch

Minister for Health Simon Harris has now established a review of the process, to establish how the scandal was allowed to unfold. Cervical Check is writing to doctors today to make sure they've told p...More..

Ronny Jackson withdraws from Veteran Affairs nomination
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Ronny Jackson withdraws from Veteran Affairs nomination

Jackson gained a degree of fame unusual for White House physicians earlier this year when he took questions from the White House press corps on national television, gushing at length about Trump's health after ...More..

Some antidepressants linked to dementia, study finds
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Some antidepressants linked to dementia, study finds

Patients who took anticholinergics for more than a year had around a 30 per cent increased risk of dementia, researchers said. More broadly, there was a link between the use of any prescribed antidepressant, an...More..

Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit

PETA's 2015 suit against Slater sought financial control of the photographs for the benefit of Naruto. In 2016, a federal judge ruled that the macaque monkey can not be declared the copyright owner of the ph...More..

Leeds United face backlash from fans after latest announcement regarding pre-season
by | Thursday, April 26, 2018

Leeds United face backlash from fans after latest announcement regarding pre-season

Another day, another insane decision in the world of Leeds United Football Club. British soccer team, Leeds United FC, is under fire after announcing Tuesday their plans to tour Myanmar despite the mo...More..

Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse

A congressional committee investigating sexual abuse in gymnastics said in February 8 letters to the Karolyis, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee that they were all "at the center of many of these ...More..

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle

THE PARENTS of Liverpool toddler Alfie Evans have lost the latest round of their legal battle as they bid to bring their son to Italy for treatment . Outlining their decision, the Supreme Court justices said...More..

Bruno Sammartino Dies at 82
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bruno Sammartino Dies at 82

The outlet says he He died "peacefully" after recently battling health issues. Born in Italy and a survivor of German occupation during World War II, Sammartino moved to Pittsburgh as a teenager in 1950 a...More..

by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Cool, calm Colon tosses ball, chats in dugout with flawless game intact

Randy Johnson, 40, is the oldest to throw a ideal game. BC-BBA-Rangers-Astros, 223 Colon flawless into 8th, Rangers beat Astros 3-1 in 10AP Photo TXMW104, TXMW107, TXMW118, TXMW116, TXMW119, TXMW109, TXMW110,...More..

Manchester City clinch Premier League title
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Manchester City clinch Premier League title

Today I am happy and I suppose my team-mates might roll their eyes at this, but I want to see the reaction now. It's like watching a stage school production of football fan culture, and that's never a good thin...More..

Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life

In a day, many people can drink far more which is unsafe for health. But in the USA, 100 grams is equivalent to what's in seven 12-ounces cans of beer, 5-ounce glasses of wine, or 1.5-ounce shots of rum, gin or...More..

Closing date for Woking Toys R Us
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Closing date for Woking Toys R Us

The iconic toy chain collapsed in February and insolvency specialist Moorfields has been selling off the retailer's stock at knockdown prices. Simon Thomas, joint administrator and partner at Moorfields said:...More..

Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions

Nixon, who in March announced her run against incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming Democratic primary, notes in the video that 80 percent of New Yorkers arrested for marijuana are black or Latino. ...More..

IPL matches to be shifted outside Chennai?
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

IPL matches to be shifted outside Chennai?

But, according to Shukla, "CSK are not averse to playing in Pune". Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Rajkot are the names doing the rounds. "Tomorrow ticket sales for the match between Chennai Sup...More..

Thousands gather for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thousands gather for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial

Shongwe, a Soweto resident, described Madikizela-Mandela as a "strong woman" who had helped them. "The plan was to discredit her and that was my job, because I had set up a network going all the way up from ...More..

Huge study links brain injury and higher dementia risks
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Huge study links brain injury and higher dementia risks

In the study group, 5.3 per cent of dementia sufferers had experienced a brain injury when younger, compared to 4.7 per cent of people without dementia. It does confirm earlier reports that people who have had ...More..

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail

The two journalists were arrested December 12, with police accusing them of violating the Official Secrets Act, a law dating from British colonial times, by acquiring "important secret papers" handed to them by...More..

Shujaa stun New Zealand, into Hong Kong final
by | Monday, April 09, 2018

Shujaa stun New Zealand, into Hong Kong final

Thereafter, Fiji threatened through Joshua Vakurunabili but fell short after he tried to offload to a charging teammate, but as he off loaded, Ambaka took off Samisoni Viriviri the ball and with it came a yello...More..

Nokia's latest smartphones are coming to Malaysia next week
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Nokia's latest smartphones are coming to Malaysia next week

It will go on sale from April 6 in Nokia Shop as well as other leading retailers. One packing 32 GB internal storage along with 3 GB RAM and a second variant with 64 GB internal storage paired wit...More..

Studio Ghibli co-founder and animation legend Isao Takahata dies at 82
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Studio Ghibli co-founder and animation legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata has died at the age of 82. With more complex and occasionally more violent plots than depicted in the average Disney cartoon film, these films have at times confused ...More..

Sugar tax: cost, drinks affected and more
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Sugar tax: cost, drinks affected and more

Anticipation of the sugar tax coming into force has meant that many fizzy drinks brands have quietly changed their recipes. Soft drink companies have been engaged in a range of calorie reduction initiatives for...More..

Man and woman arrested in Philippi after police find methamphetamine
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Man and woman arrested in Philippi after police find methamphetamine

The accident took place on Tuesday afternoon when the officer, said to be assigned with the Traffic New Territories South Headquarters, was driving his private vehicle along the Sha Tin Heights section of Tai P...More..

China gets out big stick to retaliate against Donald Trump on trade
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

China gets out big stick to retaliate against Donald Trump on trade

If they want to negotiate, the door is open". "In attempting to block China's rise the Trump administration has launched an attack not only on China but on US companies, workers and farmers". But Commerce S...More..

Pruitt announcing revisions in vehicle fuel emission standards
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Pruitt announcing revisions in vehicle fuel emission standards

But Pruitt, who is at the centre of swirling ethics questions over his travel spending and ties to Washington lobbyists, is not out of hot water yet. Members of Congress have requested new investigations ...More..

Police responding to active shooter at YouTube offices near San Francisco
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Police responding to active shooter at YouTube offices near San Francisco

The shooting happened just after 12.30pm on Tuesday (local time ). Want to warn others this story may be fake? Police were seen escorting people out of the building with their hands in the air. Seemed seriou...More..

Midale mom outspoken advocate for autism awareness and support
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Midale mom outspoken advocate for autism awareness and support

Autism covers a broad range of symptoms and severity, which is why it is referred to as ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder. He appreciated that DUHS as a major medical training university had took the initia...More..

by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Elgar anchors second innings as South Africa build massive lead

South Africa won the toss and will bat first, and selected the same team that won by 322 runs in Cape Town as the ball-tampering scandal broke. The culture within the Australian team has been scrutinis...More..

US, S Korea kick off low-key joint drills amid détente
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

US, S Korea kick off low-key joint drills amid détente

The computer-simulated Key Resolve will be held for two weeks starting in mid-April. The Foal Eagle drill started the same day as a historic concert by South Korean pop stars in Pyongyang, which will be stage...More..