• Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van
Two die in flooded sheriff's transport van

Richardson later told the Washington Post that sheriff's deputies often transfer mental-health patients saying, "It's a courtesy they do". Officials said the van was in Marion County near the Little Pee Dee River, one of the bodies of water state officials are watching closely after Florence.

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  • The use of aspirin in elderly now questioned
The use of aspirin in elderly now questioned

Prof McNeil cautioned the findings did not apply to those with existing conditions where aspirin is recommended as a preventative measure against further heart attacks, strokes or angina. "I've spent the last five, six years trying to get all my seniors to stop taking aspirin" based on the clear risks and unproven benefit, he told Reuters Health ...

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  • US primary elections seen as key tests for 'Trump effect'
US primary elections seen as key tests for 'Trump effect'

Trump posted on Twitter a full-throttled endorsement for her candidacy on Wednesday morning and claimed sweeping wins for his "Make America Great Again" agenda. Senate battle in Arizona, the candidates all spent the final stretch of the campaign touting their allegiance to him. Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine was second, with 28 percent.

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  • John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'
John McCain's farewell: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

Prominent private citizens can also be laid in the Rotunda, but they are lain in honor, not in state, as was the case with minister Billy Graham earlier this year. U.S President Donald Trump bowed to pressure on Monday to honor the late John McCain , ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff across the country, as the late senator fired a p...

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  • Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute
Cindy And Meghan McCain Mourn John McCain With Heartbreaking Tribute

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., applauds during the break in the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks in Washington , Wednesday, May 3, 2017. McCain had been a rare and outspoken Republican critic of Trump, accusing him of "naivete", "egotism" and of sympathizing with autocrats. In the end, ...

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  • West Nile Virus found in chickens living in Kenner
West Nile Virus found in chickens living in Kenner

Around one person out of 5 West Nile infected people develops symptoms such as fever among others while around one out of 150 people develop symptoms such as swelling of the brain or the brain tissue, which in certain rare cases, can result in the person dying.

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  • Toronto shooter and family are from Jhelum in Pakistan
Toronto shooter and family are from Jhelum in Pakistan

On Sunday 22 July, 2018, on a peaceful evening on busy Danforth Avenue in Toronto , girls aged 10 and 18 were shot and killed in an attack that terrorized this handsome Greek town neighborhood while 13 others were injured, some critically.

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  • Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo Win 2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests
Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo Win 2018 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contests

In the distaff side, Miki Sudo outlasted 19 other competitors that included record-setter Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas to win her fifth consecutive women's title. There was some confusion regarding how many hot dogs Chestnut ate because one plate wasn't counted. We're talking about an event as quintessentially American as they come: a hot dog...

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  • The FDA Approves the First Cannabis-Based Medicine
The FDA Approves the First Cannabis-Based Medicine

Epidiolex is approved to treat Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes in patients age two or older. Therefore, patients will not be able to access Epidiolex until CBD is rescheduled by the DEA, which is expected to take place within 90 days, according to GW Research Ltd.

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  • India's bravehearts celebrate the ancient art on International Yoga Day
India's bravehearts celebrate the ancient art on International Yoga Day

Yoga is handsome because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving. Underscoring the global impact of yoga , Modi said interest in the exercise form is growing rapidly in western countries. The celebrations of IDY commenced with the screening of a video message of the Prime Minister of India . At the end of the event, a lucky dra...

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  • Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says
Sleeping in on the weekend can compensate for lost sleep, study says

According to a study by Swedish and USA researchers, people who are under 65-years-old and get less than five hours sleep on the weekend had an increased risk of death. But before you hit the sack to celebrate, the study also found there can be too much of a good thing. That was true only for those under 65; the mortality difference disappeared f...

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  • 18 dead bats in HPs Nahan causes Nipah virus scare
18 dead bats in HPs Nahan causes Nipah virus scare

The Nipah Virus , also known as NiV, is transferred to humans from fruit bats . Kerala state health minister K.K. Shylaja told reporters Tuesday that there had been no new cases of Nipah , though it was not immediately clear when the last case was reported.

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  • DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread
DR Congo Ebola outbreak: World Health Organization holds crisis talk as cases spread

The city is about 93 miles from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. The other death was a suspected case in Wangata, a suburb of Mbandaka on the Congo River, the ministry said. The Commission noted that the allocated funding would "ensure deployment of relevant surge capacity to the affected areas, surveillance and ...

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  • Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan
Iran's Parliament Speaker Congratulates Muslim Countries on Ramadan

As many as 9 Muslim countries have announced that the moon of Ramadan was not sighted in their countries. Traditionally, many Muslim-majority countries have followed the dates set by Saudi religious authorities, but in recent years many have used their own astronomical calculations.

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  • One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows
One illness reported in Colorado as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows

Illnesses were reported in nine different states - Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Another 16 people recalled that they ate dishes with egg at a restaurant, with representatives from the restaurants confirming to the CDC that they used shell eggs when preparing the d...

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  • PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct
PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct

The party's primary scheduled to hold in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti capital, would be presided over by the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa , as chairman of the electoral panel. Prince Secondus said that the real victor from the exercise is democracy and not any individual as the PDP family in Ekiti would be healthier from the primary.

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  • Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32
Number of People Infected With Ebola in DR Congo Rises to 32

The team will also set up an active case search and contact tracing, establish Ebola treatment units to care for patients, set up mobile labs, and engage the community on safe practices. Bikoro health zone is 250 km from Mbandaka, capital of Equateur Province in an area of the country that is that is very hard to reach. Thanks to their quick resp...

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  • Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo
Ghana finally issues Ebola alert after deaths in Congo

Dr Serge Ngalebato, Bikoro Hospital director, tells The Associated Press that two nurses who were in contact with patients are among the five suspected cases. He said:"We are sending a signal to all entry points in the country". It is in the DRC that the Ebola virus was discovered in 1976. Congo's long experience of Ebola and its remote g...

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  • Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN
Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia has long said it would match any Iranian weapons development, but Jubeir's renewed vow came after U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of an accord created to prevent Tehran's alleged quest for the bomb.

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  • Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply
Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions to 7-day supply

The restrictions on initial opioid prescriptions for acute pain will start within the next 60 days, as well as a rule that the drugs would be limited to 50 morphine milligrams a day, Walmart said in a statement . A Walmart spokesperson said it's part of an effort to battle the opioid crisis. This was partially fueled by the fact that som...

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  • Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads
Hawaii volcano Kilauea's trail of burning destruction spreads

Gabbard said more than 1,800 residents in Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens have been ordered to leave their homes since Thursday, when public works officials first reported steam and lava erupting from fissures in a road. One of the world's most active volcanoes, Kilauea has been erupting almost continuously since 1983. Leilani Estates sits alo...

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  • Rohingya refugees plead for United Nations help
Rohingya refugees plead for United Nations help

Then, they were taken to a briefing room where the local administration of Cox's Bazar and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) debriefed them on the crisis Bangladesh has been handling since August past year. The refugees at the Kutupalong camp carried placards, some of which read " We want justice ". The visit is the highest-profile diplomatic missi...

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  • Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle dies
Terminally ill British toddler at center of legal battle dies

His father, Thomas Evans, posted: "My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings at 02:30 absolutely heartbroken I LOVE YOU MY GUY". "Our baby boy grew his wings tonight at 2:30 a.m". The Italian government had gone as far as to grant the boy citizenship in the hope that his transfer to an Italian hospital would be approved. You are n...

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  • Jets fans cheer on team to victory in Nashvillle
Jets fans cheer on team to victory in Nashvillle

The next step is to control more of the game with their offence. "What's made our team good all year is our day-to-day, our focus on today", Wheeler said. "There's a confidence after the year we've had that we can score". Game 1 wasn't as rough-and-tumble as some thought it might be. They could not get past Connor Hellebuyck .

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  • Facebook introduces ''Sleep Mode'' for parents in Messenger Kids
Facebook introduces ''Sleep Mode'' for parents in Messenger Kids

Any attempt to open Messenger Kids will be met with a message telling the child the app is in sleep mode and that they should come back later. The Google-owned app said in a blog post on Wednesday that parents would also have the option to restrict video recommendations to channels that have been "verified" by YouTube Kids, avoiding the broader...

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  • Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank as profits slump
Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank as profits slump

Underscoring the problems at the investment bank, the trading revenue in the initial quarter fell by 17 percent from a year earlier, as compared with a 12 percent hike at USA rivals. By 1240 BST, Deutsche Bank share were 1.97% lower at €11.75. Business focused on just the United States or Asia would be reduced. And, while staff reduction will be ...

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  • Syria shot down 46 U.S. missiles: Russian Federation
Syria shot down 46 U.S. missiles: Russian Federation

The official said if there were chemical weapons in the targeted facilities, thousands would have died following the airstrikes . Russian Embassy spokesman Mikhail Sobolev said it would bring a group of 15 Syrians who they claim were filmed in "staged videos" of the alleged attack to a meeting at the OPCW on Thursday, US Time.

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  • Saturday is prescription drug take-back day
Saturday is prescription drug take-back day

According to a recent national survey, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. This service is free and anonymous, as no questions will be asked. In the past, it was commonplace to just simply toss old or unwanted medications in the trash or flush them down the toilet. The initiative gives residents an opportunity to prevent p...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day
Everything You Need to Know About Record Store Day

The increase in record sales are driven mostly be a re-release of classic albums. Rage Against the Machine's disc marks the vinyl debut of their 2000 performance outside the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. "It has a tangible quality", he said. With a cassette or CD, you can press play and walk away. They'll be teaming up with t...

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  • Cheers to Record Store Day!
Cheers to Record Store Day!

Stores across the globe now celebrate the day with sales, promotions and special releases. Other artists releasing Record Store Day discs include Arcade Fire , Florence + the Machine, Led Zeppelin , Bleachers , Evanescence , AC/DC , David Bowie , The Shins , U2, Stone Sour, Mastodon, Flaming Lips, The Cure , The National , Iggy Pop, AW...

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  • All Set For A Legal Battle Between Pawan Kalyan And Srini Raju
All Set For A Legal Battle Between Pawan Kalyan And Srini Raju

For those who are unaware about the ongoing Pawan Kalyan-Sri Reddy case that has caused an uproar in the Telugu cinema industry, let us give you a small brief. The advocate's letter had asked Pawan Kalyan to behave responsibly and delete the tweets immediately which are purely an imagination. "Because I used that expletive, the whole movement has...

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  • Big Reward Now Offered for Info on Lois Riess
Big Reward Now Offered for Info on Lois Riess

Authorities say she may have targeted the woman because they look similar. Riess was already wanted for killing her husband, David Riess, in Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, in March. Police say the same gun was used in both slayings. She then allegedly went on the lam, stopping at Diamond Joe's Casino in Iowa to feed her gambling habit.

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  • Daredevils look to build on MI win in Gambhir's 'homecoming'
Daredevils look to build on MI win in Gambhir's 'homecoming'

Knight Riders made all the team changes that were demanded of them: Vinay Kumar was left out along with Rinku Singh, and the teenage duo of top-order bat Shubman Gill and seamer Shivam Mavi came in. The seasoned Mumbai batter also revealed that he was offered to open the innings less than 24 hours prior to the game. The Daredevils opted to repla...

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  • Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rajasthan Royals: Player Ratings
Royal Challengers Bangalore Vs Rajasthan Royals: Player Ratings

However, he didn't have the greatest starts to his IPL career as he only managed to score 11 off 17 balls. De Villiers (57 off 40 balls) played anchor after the early departure of captain Virat Kohli (21) before he opened up his arms towards the end for some lusty blows as the RCB chased down the target of 156 with three balls to spare.

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  • Colorado is One of the States Affected by Multi-Million Egg Recall
Colorado is One of the States Affected by Multi-Million Egg Recall

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a notice about the recall Friday, warning consumers that 22 illnesses have been reported in states along the east coast of the US because of the eggs. A 2010 egg-related salmonella outbreak led to more than 550 million getting pulled from shelves and thousands became sick. The eggs were sold in supe...

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  • Syria Says It Responded to US-led Missile Strikes
Syria Says It Responded to US-led Missile Strikes

French President Emmanuel Macron also confirmed his country's participation in the operation. Trump insisted that France not act before the U.S., lest he be upstaged by his younger French counterpart, with whom he's fostered a close friendship after their relationship began with a tense, white-knuckled handshake in Brussels.

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  • Seattle Seahawks Postpone Meeting With Colin Kaepernick Over National Anthem Protests
Seattle Seahawks Postpone Meeting With Colin Kaepernick Over National Anthem Protests

Colin Kaepernick's workout with the Seahawks was postponed or canceled this week after he declined to stop kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial discrimination and police brutality, according to ESPN . This comes at a time in which the Cincinnati Bengals visited with San Francisco 49ers free-agent safety Eric Reid, who a...

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  • Teacher Walkout Day 9
Teacher Walkout Day 9

According to CBS News , the teacher walkouts are happening simply because the teachers can no longer afford anything. As she is new to the classroom, I wanted to hear about the ways in which this experience has shaped her. A November report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities found that Oklahoma cut roughly $1,000 per pupil over the...

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  • Traumatic Brain Injuries — HEALTH REPORT
Traumatic Brain Injuries — HEALTH REPORT

It does confirm earlier reports that people who have had brain injuries are at a slightly increased risk of developing the condition, but head injury is still a much smaller contributory factor for developing dementia than smoking, or a sedentary lifestyle - risk factors that are much easier for all of us to do something about.

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  • Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone
Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone

Simeone believes that Real Madrid's squad is the best in the world. Antoine Griezmann believes he is back to his best at Atletico Madrid after enduring a "complicated" start to the season. Sunday's result means that Barcelona finish the weekend even closer to the title as they have extended their lead at the top of the La Liga table.

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