• West Nile found in Brattleboro
West Nile found in Brattleboro

Gov. Tom Wolf and the Legislature recently approved a $140,000 increase to the program's budget. This season, mosquito samples have tested positive for WNV in the cities of Addison, Balch Springs, Coppell, Dallas, Desoto, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, and University Park.

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  • No evidence Islamic State responsible for Toronto attack
No evidence Islamic State responsible for Toronto attack

Thirteen other people suffered gunshot wounds that night. The psychiatric association says it condemns Hussain's actions, but believes discussing them in the context of his depression risks stigmatizing people with psychiatric disorders. Even though there seems to be a full court press from some to deny links to possible terrorism or Jihad, sourc...

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  • Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak
Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak

The recall issued by Kellogg's remains unchanged, and affects both the large and small box sizes of Honey Smacks cereal with best-if-used-by dates between June 14th, 2018 and June 14th, 2019. The cases have been reported in 33 states , including New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, California, Maryland and Virginia. Right now there are no other Kellog...

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  • Woman eats 37 hot dogs to win July 4 eating contest
Woman eats 37 hot dogs to win July 4 eating contest

The renowned competitive eater hailing from San Jose, California , took home the coveted Mustard Belt and surpassed the previous mark of 72 dogs and buns he downed past year. For Americans, Fourth of July is never complete without the infamous Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest . Both Chestnut and Sudo walked away in first place past year as...

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  • GW Pharma's marijuana-based epilepsy drug approved in US
GW Pharma's marijuana-based epilepsy drug approved in US

Indianapolis, In . - Attorney General Curtis Hill today praised the process by which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the first time has approved a cannabis-based drug - Epidiolex . "Research to demonstrate that marijuana or its components could be safe and effective in the treatment of medical disorders should be held to the same stand...

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  • Delhi University Celebrates International Yoga Day
Delhi University Celebrates International Yoga Day

Agastya Muni, one of the Satyas, has worked in India to make yoga a part of life. Modi told ANI, that many JD (U) workers and leaders participated in the yoga event organised here earlier on Thursday. Over 200 participants participated in the event. In South Africa's Pretoria, the Yoga Day was celebrated at the historic township of Soweto...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions will not defend Affordable Care Act's individual mandate
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will not defend Affordable Care Act's individual mandate

They contend that the ACA provision requiring most Americans to carry health insurance soon will no longer be constitutional and that, as a result, consumer insurance protections under the law are not valid either. But the court will take notice that the Trump administration has switched sides. Why they did it: Republicans have targeted the...

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  • Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend
Science is basically telling you to lie-in this weekend

The study followed the sleep habits of 43,880 subjects over the course of 13 years. According to new research, getting extra sleep on the weekend can undo the damage of failing to get enough during the week, ultimately helping you live longer.

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  • Nipah outbreak: Kerala government issues advisory against travelling to four Northern districts
Nipah outbreak: Kerala government issues advisory against travelling to four Northern districts

Medical personnel wearing protective suits check patients at the Medical College hospital in Kozhikode , Kerala state, India , May 21, 2018 amid a deadly outbreak of the Nipah virus, carried mainly by fruit bats . The world's second most populous country suffers hundreds of deaths from infectious diseases every year because of weak disease s...

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  • World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak
World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak

Until now, the outbreak was confined to remote areas, where Ebola , which is spread by bodily fluids, travels more slowly. It said of the now 25 dead, only one death has been confirmed as Ebola . Health Minister Oly Ilunga late Wednesday said two suspected cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in the Wangata health zones, which includes Mban...

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  • Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan
Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

Our Constitution ensures Muslims can observe Ramadan in accordance with the dictates of conscience and unimpeded by government. With a growing global Muslim population - a rise from 1.7bn in 2014 to 2.2 bn by 2030, brands would do well to cater to this all important demographic.

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  • Number Of Salmonella Cases Linked To Eggs Continues To Rise
Number Of Salmonella Cases Linked To Eggs Continues To Rise

The outbreak was originally announced April 16 and traced to eggs from Rose Acre Farms, which suffered three similar incidents in 1990 that left 450 people in three states sick. The FDA said the eggs can potentially be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup , which is an organism that could cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young ...

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  • Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll
Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll

Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka scored 1,190 to defeat the only challenger in the race, a former Minister of Works, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, who scored 771 votes. The PDP spokesman declared that the three aspirants are so far happy with the prevailing atmosphere.His words: "The three aspirants are happy with all arrangements so far, and have pledged that they...

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  • Congo confirms one death amid Ebola outbreak; 'mass vaccination may fail'
Congo confirms one death amid Ebola outbreak; 'mass vaccination may fail'

Donald Trump on Tuesday announced cuts of $252 million in Ebola response funds, which he called part of a move to end "irresponsible spending". As of 11 May 2018, there are a total of 34 cases, with 18 deaths (case fatality rate 52.9%), among which two cases are confirmed, 14 suspected and 18 probable.

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  • First death from fresh Ebola outbreak confirmed in north west Congo
First death from fresh Ebola outbreak confirmed in north west Congo

THE Federal Government has stepped up screening at major global airports to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said yesterday. " After contact, the nurses began showing signs ". Seven people died of Ebola out of 19 confirmed cases in Nigeria in 2014. " We have isolated them "...

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  • OPEC Source: Saudis Can Boost Oil Output After US Quits Iran Deal
OPEC Source: Saudis Can Boost Oil Output After US Quits Iran Deal

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 42 cents at $71.56 a barrel. As Iran reconsiders its commitment to the deal that no longer protects it from US sanctions , Jubeir told CNN , "I believe that if Iran restarts its enrichment program beyond what it has right now that should trigger the snapback provision and cause all the othe...

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  • Walmart Takes Further Opioid Action
Walmart Takes Further Opioid Action

Walmart announced on Monday that within 60 days, it will only fill first-time acute opioid prescriptions for seven days or less nationwide. Walmart intends to roll-out newer restrictions on opioid prescriptions in the summertime, while also announcing that they will require e-prescriptions come 2020.

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  • Hawaii volcano destroys 26 homes, shoots lava 200 feet into the air
Hawaii volcano destroys 26 homes, shoots lava 200 feet into the air

Hawaii's governor activated the National Guard to help with evacuations and provide security for about 770 buildings left empty when residents sought shelter. Scientists say at least 10 active volcanic vents are on Makamae, Kaupili, Mohala, Kahukai Streets and Pohoiki Road, and two new vents have opened near Makamae and Leilani, and on Kahukai Stre...

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  • BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM
BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM

The recent spasm of violence in Myanmar began when Rohingya insurgents staged a series of attacks on August 25 on about 30 security outposts and other targets. So far, at least 700,000 Rohingya people have fled into Myanmar since violence escalated following a military crackdown in Rakhine state back in August a year ago.

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  • Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators, 4-29
Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators, 4-29

The Predators won twice on the road in the first round, including clinching in Colorado in Game 6. Or maybe the Jets were just too intently focused on securing another W. "It turns out they're a pretty good team". It will lead to more scoring chances with a higher quality. "They were the best team in the league during the season, so I would say...

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  • Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode
Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode

Now, the Messenger Kids has received a new feature called Sleep Mode . Even if the kid tries to open the app while it in "sleep mode", a message will pop up telling him/her to come back later. But some child development experts have called for Facebook to pull it, saying it should not be making apps for kids. Once you set the limits, the child w...

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  • Crypto Exchange Binance is More Profitable than Germany's Biggest Bank Deutsche
Crypto Exchange Binance is More Profitable than Germany's Biggest Bank Deutsche

Earlier this month , JPMorgan analysts recommended that Deutsche pull back from its U.S. operation - particularly equities and rates - to unlock value for shareholders. This company shares are 7.65% off its target price of $15.91 and the current market capitalization stands at $31.07B. Their departures, tied to the CEO change, are part of the third...

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  • Russia Says Will Deliver New Air Defense Systems To Syria Soon
Russia Says Will Deliver New Air Defense Systems To Syria Soon

When the OPCW's fact-finding mission arrived in Damascus on April 14, it was delayed during its first entry to Douma by attacks . Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants with warplanes, helicopters and artillery in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier ...

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  • Drug take-back day is Saturday, April 28
Drug take-back day is Saturday, April 28

Residents will be able to discard their unwanted and expired prescription medications at seven Cecil County locations Saturday during the biannual National Drug Take Back Day. Participants may dispose of the drugs from their container and keep them or turn them over with the labels. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to...

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  • Record Store Day Out sees large turnout
Record Store Day Out sees large turnout

Vinyl remains a vital music format even though it had gone dormant for almost two decades. "Through the vinyl recession, there were a lot of independent record stores that closed around the world, but many of them were able to hold it out, and then new ones have popped up since vinyl has made a comeback", he said.

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