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Tunisia coach Maaloul targets World Cup opener against England Tunisia coach Maaloul targets World Cup opener against England
- December 03, 2017

We know it's probably the best side Belgium has ever had, and we know the quality they have. Despite being handed a relatively kind draw, Southgate says his men must do the background work to ensure they are prepared to deliver the goods when they come up against Tunisia and Panama. (more...)
What was Trump so afraid of? Flynn may finally tell us What was Trump so afraid of? Flynn may finally tell us
- December 02, 2017

The government did not reveal the identity of the senior transition official. Mueller's team announced charges in October against three other Trump campaign officials, former chairman Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates, and a former campaign foreign policy adviser, George Papadopoulos. (more...)
Mika Brzezinski: Bill Clinton needs to apologize or stop talking Mika Brzezinski: Bill Clinton needs to apologize or stop talking
- November 24, 2017

Author Daniel Halper had also claimed that the former USA president included British actress Elizabeth Hurley on a "hit list" of women he wanted and that UK, Israeli and Russian spies monitored the X-rated calls, the Mirror reported . While former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kept mum about her husband's alleged sexual misconduct, she has spoken out against Trump saying, "We can't excuse the president from this debate" on sexual assault, Hillary told 77 WABC Radio's Rita Cosby. (more...)
Friday forecast: Warm with patchy drizzle this morning Friday forecast: Warm with patchy drizzle this morning
- November 20, 2017

Temperatures stay cool next week with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies. Strong north winds around 25 miles per hour are expected. As of now, it looks like we'll see about a 30% coverage of showers over Acadiana with the time frame being early afternoon for the far western sections, around sunset here in Lafayette. (more...)
Over 200 children adopted in Phoenix on National Adoption Day Over 200 children adopted in Phoenix on National Adoption Day
- November 19, 2017

As social workers we have been given the unique opportunity to stand alongside the innocent victims of this troubled world. Joshua Cohn told us, "It's pretty wonderful". "Our children are an awesome gift ... and they deserve to be cherished and honored". National Adoption Day is nothing new for the Masone Family. There are more than 5-thousand children available for adoption in the US and about 75 of those are right here in Wichita Falls. (more...)
Blood pressure guidelines tougher, more people to be diagnosed Blood pressure guidelines tougher, more people to be diagnosed
- November 15, 2017

The global hypertension drug market is already expected to climb to $32 billion by the end of 2020, according to analysts at Technavio, but now with the new guidelines for blood pressure set in place by the American Heart Association earlier this week, that market could rise even more as additional Americans may need medication. (more...)
Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After Visitors Contract Legionnaires' Disease Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After Visitors Contract Legionnaires' Disease
- November 13, 2017

There has been one death - the person had not visited the theme park. Of the twelve reported cases in Anaheim, patients ranged in age from 52 to 94. Legionellosis refers to illness caused by Legionella bacteria and usually results from exposure to contaminated water aerosols or from aspirating contaminated water. (more...)
Doctors link alcohol consumption to several cancers Doctors link alcohol consumption to several cancers
- November 09, 2017

Numerous studies have suggested a link between alcohol consumption and certain kinds of cancers . The group representing doctors has also called for new initiatives in public health to curb the use of alcohol from restrictions on ads that target minors to taxes. (more...)
SCARNG Prepares for Flu Season
- November 08, 2017

With influenza season around the corner, the Five Hills Health Region is gearing up for it by opening its flu clinics as of October 23. The traditional seasonal flu shot typically contains weakened or dead versions of flu viruses . "An ideal influenza vaccine would be cheap, provide long-lasting immunity, require few immunizations and would work against all variants of the virus", Weaver said. (more...)
Softwood Lumber Duties by US Remain Devastating for Canada Softwood Lumber Duties by US Remain Devastating for Canada
- November 04, 2017

Last year, Wyden, together with 23 other senators, wrote a letter to President Obama urging the administration to fully enforce USA trade laws if it can not reach a fair, effective, and sustainable agreement with Canada on softwood lumber trade. (more...)
Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers
- November 04, 2017

The corporate planning director for Piala, Hirotaka Matsushima, said Thursday that the company began offering the six days of extra vacation to all of its 120 staff members in September. The rate in the U.S.is 19.5 percent. The change in company policy is meant to encourage staff to quit smoking. One company in Japan, where smoking is deeply ingrained into culture, chose to do something about it. (more...)
Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks Immediate Cancellation Of Whitefish Energy Contract Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks Immediate Cancellation Of Whitefish Energy Contract
- October 30, 2017

The Trump administration said Friday it had no involvement in the decision to award Whitefish the contract to help restore Puerto Rico's power grid. "There can be no distraction that alters the commitment to lift the electrical system as quickly as possible", Rossello said. (more...)
Plane carrying OKC Thunder dented by bird while landing at Midway Plane carrying OKC Thunder dented by bird while landing at Midway
- October 29, 2017

Players who flew on the team charter from Minneapolis to Chicago landed around 1 p.m., ESPN reported.They saw the dent as they exited the aircraft. A Thunder spokesperson told The Oklahoman that all players, staff and coaches were safe. "Safety is Delta's top priority". Thankfully, as Anthony mentioned in his post , everyone is OK, and the team has safely arrived in Chicago . (more...)
Trump declares opioid crisis a 'national public health emergency' Trump declares opioid crisis a 'national public health emergency'
- October 28, 2017

On Thursday, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. He said the "crisis of drug use, addiction and overdose deaths, in many years" requires "all of our effort and will require us to confront the crisis in all of its very real complexity". (more...)
STATE OF ADDICTION: US Attorney, DEA, police discuss drug take-back initiative STATE OF ADDICTION: US Attorney, DEA, police discuss drug take-back initiative
- October 28, 2017

Created in 2010, the DEA's National Take Back Day promotes a safe, convenient and responsible means for individuals to dispose of prescription drugs. He figures more than a 1,000 pounds of unwanted or expired prescription drugs will be taken to his police department this year alone, including a couple of hundred pounds on Saturday. (more...)
Stay healthy this cold and flu season
- October 27, 2017

For the 2017-18 flu season the vaccines are meant to protect against an updated H1N1, H3N2, and the B/Victoria lineage. The illness level ranges from mild to severe and can sometimes result in hospitalization or death. To find an influenza immunization clinic or provider near you, watch for local announcements on dates and times in your community; or contact your local public health centre, physician office or pharmacy. (more...)
Clinton Campaign, DNC Paid Fusion GPS for Trump Dossier Clinton Campaign, DNC Paid Fusion GPS for Trump Dossier
- October 26, 2017

The letter was filed with the court on Tuesday. After the election, the FBI agreed to pay Steele to continue gathering intelligence about Trump and Russian Federation, but the bureau pulled out of the arrangement after Steele was publicly identified in news reports. (more...)
Trump slams National Football League for not forcing players to stand for USA anthem Trump slams National Football League for not forcing players to stand for USA anthem
- October 23, 2017

In a brief press conference on Tuesday night at the NFL's headquarters, Goodell was asked whether players were told to stand during the anthem. Trump tweeted his disapproval of the decision. The NFL stopped short of meeting Trump's desire that players be forced to stop protesting. Total disrespect for our great country! A joint statement released by the NFL and the NFL Players Association described the meeting in NY as "productive". (more...)
Philippines: 2 ISIS-affiliated terror leaders eliminated in Marawi Philippines: 2 ISIS-affiliated terror leaders eliminated in Marawi
- October 17, 2017

Hapilon is among the terror suspects on the Federal Bureau of Investigation list with a 5-million-U.S. dollars bounty on his head. Lorenzana said the killings of Hapilon and Maute mean that the Marawi conflict will be over soon and that the government will soon announce the "termination of hostilities in a couple of days". (more...)
President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered President Trump Mused About Revoking NBC's License. Republicans in Congress Cheered
- October 12, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump is denying a Wednesday report that he asked for a tenfold increase in the country's nuclear arsenal during a Pentagon meeting in July. "It's frankly disgusting the way the press is able to write whatever they want to write and someone should look into it". After Trump's tweet targeting NBC on Wednesday, CNN anchor Jake Tapper replied to the president with a picture of the First Amendment. (more...)
Zack Greinke to start NLDS Game 3 for Diamondbacks Zack Greinke to start NLDS Game 3 for Diamondbacks
- October 08, 2017

Despite having a five run lead at the time , Dodgers manager Dave Roberts brought out closing pitcher Kenley Jansen to close the door on the D-backs. The quick lead and the solid run prevention to protect it was reminiscent of the Dodgers team that went 56-11 over one stretch of the season. Turner has been one of the best hitters in baseball over the last four seasons. (more...)
Hurricane Maria death toll jumps to 34 in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria death toll jumps to 34 in Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

US President Donald Trump tosses rolls of paper towels to people at a hurricane relief distribution centre in San Juan, Puerto Rico. "If anybody out there is listening to us, we are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency". "And that's fine, we've saved a lot of lives". It's been two weeks since Hurricane Maria raked Puerto Rico, but the island's doctors and nurses remain in nonstop triage in hospitals dealing with power outages, evacuations, dwindling supplies and nearby ... (more...)
Detroit Woman Sentenced to Jail for Violating Agreement to Vaccinate Son Detroit Woman Sentenced to Jail for Violating Agreement to Vaccinate Son
- October 06, 2017

Bredow told a judge in the Oakland County Court that it was against her beliefs to immunise her children, The Sun has reported. She had one week to comply with a judge's order to get her child his shots, or she could go to jail. "It's clear to me you don't care about [court] orders, even if you agree to them", Judge Karen McDonald told Bredow on Wednesday. The mother-of-two was found guilty of contempt of court and sentenced on Wednesday after flouting the court order. (more...)
Cool microscopy takes 2017 chemistry Nobel Cool microscopy takes 2017 chemistry Nobel
- October 05, 2017

Thanks to the worldwide team's "cool method", which uses electron beams to examine the tiniest structures of cells, "researchers can now freeze biomolecules mid-movement and visualise processes they have never previously seen", the Nobel chemistry committee said. (more...)
Ball pulling son out of Southern Cal high school Ball pulling son out of Southern Cal high school
- October 04, 2017

Ok, y'all got all that going on, let's see how you do without my tutelage. It is defeintely going to be an interesting two years before LaMelo gets to UCLA, if in fact he does make it. 1 player in the state and the second-best available player in the nation at his position - rankings which could quickly change if he is not enrolled to showcase his skill by the start of the season. (more...)
LaVar Ball Pulls LaMelo Ball Out Of High School To Train Him LaVar Ball Pulls LaMelo Ball Out Of High School To Train Him
- October 04, 2017

LaMelo is the youngest son of the Ball trio, a basketball family that has captivated and/or alienated the hoops world over the past year, depending on whom you ask. USC's Tony Bland has hired a high-profile NY attorney to represent him against the federal charges that resulted in his arrest last week. He made national headlines when he scored 92 points in a Baseline League game against Los Osos. (more...)
Trump tells Puerto Rico Trump tells Puerto Rico
- October 03, 2017

Speaking at a hotel a few blocks from the White House, Trump mentioned that Puerto Rico's electrical grid and infrastructure had been in poor shape beforehand, saying, "we're literally starting from scratch". "I wasn't saying anything nasty about the president". "I think that there's kind of two responses I'd have to that", he said . But he warned that the U.S. (more...)
Yasir Shah Takes Five-for as Pakistan Chase 136 for Victory Yasir Shah Takes Five-for as Pakistan Chase 136 for Victory
- October 03, 2017

He is the second Sri Lankan to take 400 or more wickets behind Muttiah Muralitharan who is the highest wicket taker in all Test cricket with 800. The veteran left-arm spinner took 6-43 - 11-136 in the match-to scupper Pakistan , set a modest 136-run target, for just 114 on a tired fifth day Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch. (more...)
Here's what Puerto Rico really needs from Donald Trump Here's what Puerto Rico really needs from Donald Trump
- October 02, 2017

Puerto Rico needs more help, Mr. President! " the newspaper's splash read, above the headline,"American Tragedy". Another video sent from Rihanna , who was born and raised in Barbados , to the president saw San Juan's mayor crying over the "humanitarian crisis" in the country. (more...)
Man's 'tumor' turns out to be toy he swallowed 40 years ago Man's 'tumor' turns out to be toy he swallowed 40 years ago
- September 29, 2017

The man got the scans after a constant cough saw him referred to a specialist respiratory clinic . He was suspected to be suffering from lung cancer , primarily due to his history as a long-term smoker . Doctors detail the unique case in the journal BMJ Case Reports . He had swallowed the miniature object - wait for it - 40 years ago. Chest X-rays two weeks before and then four months after the toy was removed. (more...)
Saudi Arabia isn't suddenly a feminist paradise Saudi Arabia isn't suddenly a feminist paradise
- September 29, 2017

The Saudi ministers are now preparing the required reports and in less than 30 days the royal order should be implemented, entering into force by June 2018, writes the Saudi press. This means less than one-third of the world's lawmakers are women. But most who used the negative hashtag were women mocking men opposed to them driving. (more...)
The GOP's latest Obamacare repeal bill is dead The GOP's latest Obamacare repeal bill is dead
- September 28, 2017

She said they may become powerful allies in the effort to lower Alaska's health care costs. They've been promising to erase that law since its 2010 enactment but have never rallied behind a plan to replace it. "Under the health care system we now have, too many insurance companies continue to value their profits more than they value the people they're supposed to be helping", she said. (more...)
Former Thai PM Sentenced to 5 Years in Absentia Former Thai PM Sentenced to 5 Years in Absentia
- September 28, 2017

Yingluck had failed to appear before the court on 25 August at which the verdict initially was to have been delivered. "Yingluck and Thaksin were the only prime ministers in Thailand that cared about the poor people, the army and the (opposition party) Democrats only care about themselves", he said. (more...)
Spain sends in police reinforcements in Catalonia vote run-up Spain sends in police reinforcements in Catalonia vote run-up
- September 28, 2017

Despite long-standing assurances from the State Department that the USA would take no stance on the upcoming Catalonia referendum , President Trump couldn't help himself while hosting Spain's Prime Minister, loudly endorsing Spanish unity. (more...)
Virat Kohli equals Dhoni's record winning run Virat Kohli equals Dhoni's record winning run
- September 27, 2017

It's pretty important that I read the game. It's about being positive and backing yourself and if I feel like, I go for it. Just when Warner was looking to upped the ante further with a six and a four, he was castled by Hardik Pandya (1-58) in the 14th over, ending 70 run opening stand. (more...)
Bucs Thwarted by Vikings' Case Study Bucs Thwarted by Vikings' Case Study
- September 25, 2017

QB Case Keenum connected with WR Jarius Wright for a short touchdown pass midway through the second quarter on Sunday. Minneapolis, MN- Quarterback Case Keenum was ineffective last Sunday while taking the place of an injured Sam Bradford . (more...)
Tottenham Hotspurs defeat Westham 3-2 at the London stadium
- September 24, 2017

On the injury to Michail Antonio, Bilic said: "It is a groin". Spurs were held to a disappointing 0-0 draw by Swansea City at Wembley last weekend which means they remain win-less in the league at their adopted home this season. After a fizzing, low Kane free kick rattled off the base of the post, Eriksen grabbed a third for Spurs on the hour. Bilic is an admirer of what Pochettino has achieved in North London , and expressed sympathy for the problems his counterpart faces in making ... (more...)
Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath Singh Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath Singh
- September 22, 2017

Speaking at the United Nations in New York , Ms May told Sky News: "We are very concerned about what's happening to the Rohingya people in Burma ". The witness said he saw some injured people. "National races" refers to officially recognised indigenous ethnic groups. He will travel to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, to meet government officials and representatives of different communities, including Rohingya, but he is not seeking to travel to the conflict zone in northern ... (more...)
DNA editing in human embryos reveals role of fertility DNA editing in human embryos reveals role of fertility "master gene"
- September 22, 2017

Researchers have used a genome-editing technique to elucidate the role of a gene that is key to human embryonic development. This is basic research which is providing us with a foundation of knowledge about early human development. The initially frozen embryos were donated by couples who had undergone IVF treatment. "Now we have demonstrated an efficient way of doing this, we hope that other scientists will use it to find out the roles of other genes". (more...)
WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments WaPo: Interior Secretary Zinke Calls For Shrinking At Least 4 National Monuments
- September 21, 2017

Dozens of the nation's most treasured national parks were first protected as monuments, including Grand Teton, Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion, Acadia and Olympic national parks. Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is on the short list of wild lands that President Trump's administration wants to shrink. Jacky Rosen and Ruben Kihuen, both Democrats, have warned the Trump administration not to change the Nevada boundaries of Gold Butte and Basin and Range, citing public support and ... (more...)