Cyclone Vardah hits Indian city of Chennai Cyclone Vardah hits Indian city of Chennai
- December 13, 2016

It poured in torrents since this morning and was accompanied by squally winds, which has uprooted several number of trees in the Chennai city and suburbs. Strong wind of up to 140 kph (87 mph) battered the densely populated coast, uprooting trees and bringing down electricity pylons. The winds at landfall on Monday were around 140 kilometers per hour (87 miles per hour), making Vardah equal to a Category 1 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale. (more...)
Trump lauds Electoral College as Clinton wins popular vote
- November 18, 2016

In every single election for president, the victor won both the popular vote and the Electoral College. As a result, California alone is dumping vast numbers of votes into the Clinton column - where she now has 3 million more than Trump. (more...)
Hair-of-the-dog skin patch could help peanut allergy children Hair-of-the-dog skin patch could help peanut allergy children
- November 04, 2016

Every day he wore a tiny disc carrying increasing amounts of peanut protein. The patch has not yet been approved by the US Food and Drug administration, but if this trial is of any indication, it's right on track. After a year of using the skin patches, the three groups were again assessed for peanut allergies. The idea is to train the immune system to recognize peanut proteins as safe, so that it doesn't go into overdrive and cause anaphylaxis, which comes on suddenly and can kill unless ... (more...)
Office Depot says contract wins to stem North America sales decline Office Depot says contract wins to stem North America sales decline
- November 03, 2016

Office Depot is on the comeback trail after its planned acquisition by rival Staples failed to pass muster with the Federal Trade Commission. A number of Wall Street analysts recently commented on the stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.64, for a total transaction of $85,299.76. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 625,883 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,278,214.12. (more...)
Michelle Obama Stumps With Hillary Clinton as Presidential Race Tightens
- October 29, 2016

Without once mentioning the Republican presidential nominee's name, Obama warned that Trump's is a vision "grounded in hopelessness and despair". As Ms Obama explained, support is different to turning out and voting. Michelle looked emotional after hearing Hillary's speech and give her a giant hug as she stepped up to the podium herself. "Michelle reminds us to work hard, stay true to our values, be good to one another, and never, ever stop fighting for what we believe in", Clinton said. (more...)
Amber Tamblyn is expecting a baby girl with husband David Cross Amber Tamblyn is expecting a baby girl with husband David Cross
- October 29, 2016

The actress had revealed earlier in the month that she was once assaulted by an ex-boyfriend. Amber seeks to change that outdated mentality and hopes to see a new dawn come about, before her own daughter grows into her teens and on into adulthood. (more...)
Dover clinic will give you flu-shot via drive-thru Dover clinic will give you flu-shot via drive-thru
- October 21, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not know exactly how many people die from seasonal flu each year. "Your body makes antibodies to the virus based upon a tiny piece of the virus, so when the real flu hits you, your body has antibodies ready to go", Dr. (more...)
General Election Ballots are on their Way General Election Ballots are on their Way
- October 20, 2016

When you go to your polling place to vote but your name does not appear in the poll book or supplemental poll book, you can still vote. Depending on where you live in San Diego County you could be voting on as many as 14 local measures. We suppose that urging readers to hold onto their absentee ballots until a few more weeks of election news and endorsements have taken place could get us accused of ballot tampering - assuming that their votes change between now and Election Day. (more...)
Cheryl fuels pregnancy rumours showing hint of bump with Liam Payne Cheryl fuels pregnancy rumours showing hint of bump with Liam Payne
- October 12, 2016

Kimberley Walsh had said her former Girls Aloud bandmate Cheryl would make "a brilliant mum". Fans of the couple hoping for double trouble on the baby front may be disappointed at the 25/1 price on offer for Cheryl to be pregnant with twins. (more...)
Lewd Trump tape is breaking point for many in GOP
- October 10, 2016

At one point, Trump referred to "Nancy", using an expletive to say he had tried and failed to sleep with her and mentioning that she was married. Ayotte is in a close race for re-election. Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri told reporters on Clinton's campaign plane: "We understand that this is uncharted face an opponent that is in the grips of a downward spiral in terms of his own party belatedly walking away from him". (more...)
US senator urging No. 18 Florida to move or delay LSU game
- October 08, 2016

The leadership of the University of Florida , on the other hand, purposely drug their feet regarding this game and succeeded increasing their odds to win the SEC East by skating a hard game in which they would have likely been forced to start multiple backups, while securing the maximum possible financial gain for their athletic department. (more...)
Jayalalithaa recovering fast, her situation continues to improve
- October 04, 2016

Unlike other states, the Tamil Nadu government has a centralised structure, with the Chief Minister's office (CMO) holding virtually all decision-making power. "Patients can visit us any time", it said. "Even after sharing the bulletins, what do they expect?" AIADMK leader B Valaramathi on Saturday tried to put an end to rumours surrounding CM's health. (more...)
Thailand rules out Zika link in two microcephaly cases
- September 29, 2016

The Zika epidemic has been largely confined to Latin America and the Caribbean, with Brazil reporting the largest number of infections and cases of microcephaly. For pregnant women they should practice safer sex or abstain from sexual activity. Many people infected with zika virus do not get sick. The statement was made during a court hearing for the Miami Herald's lawsuit against Miami-Dade seeking the locations of traps in Miami Beach where mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus were ... (more...)
Manatee County has 4 travel-related Zika cases Manatee County has 4 travel-related Zika cases
- September 28, 2016

This is an adult visitor who traveled from an area where this virus is circulating. Lexington Health Department crews are taking additional steps to prevent the possible spread of zika in Fayette County. The Department of Health also reported that Florida has had 90 cases involving pregnant women and 10 cases involving out-of-state residents. There is no vaccine or treatment for Zika, which is a close cousin of dengue and chikungunya and causes mild fever, rash and red eyes. (more...)
Ex-Israel Prez Peres's condition worsens
- September 28, 2016

He suffered a stroke on September 13 and has been hospitalised since then. Peres was admitted to the hospital feeling unwell. "His health position is very, very hard". "I'm so happy to return to work, that was the whole objective of this operation", he said. Rabin was assassinated in 1995 by an Israeli ultra-nationalist who opposed the interim accords, and it was Peres who took over as prime minister after Rabin's death. (more...)
Pediatricians: Codeine Not Safe for Kids Pediatricians: Codeine Not Safe for Kids
- September 21, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is coming out swinging against a common opioid painkiller prescribed and marketed to children - codeine - over fears that it might be much more risky and less effective than widely assumed. According to Inforum, some children may not even respond to the codeine for pain treatment. Many of those children were recovering from surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids, according to the FDA. (more...)
Ebola nurse 'not dishonest during virus screening' Ebola nurse 'not dishonest during virus screening'
- September 14, 2016

However, at the first day of the hearing today, Anu Thompson from the NMC advised the panel that the accusation of dishonesty should be dropped. Earlier this summer, Ms Cafferkey spoke out about the stress that the NMC investigations had been causing her. (more...)
Blood Bank seeks donations as FDA requires universal Zika testing
- August 27, 2016

Friday's directive lists 11 states that will need to begin screening blood in the next month due to their location or because of the influx of travelers from Zika outbreak countries. Zika has spread to 53 countries since the beginning of previous year, World Health Organization said. Zika infection during pregnancy has caused debilitating birth defects in a few cases in the USA and hundreds of cases in Central and South America. (more...)
Additional 19 Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus Additional 19 Mosquito Samples Test Positive for West Nile Virus
- August 27, 2016

Those mosquitoes are tend to bite your feet and ankles during the day. The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory known as WADDL [pronounced, "waddle"], has confirmed 10 cases of West Nile Fever in horses since August 9. That brings the total to 110 samples, all Culex pipiens-restuans mosquitoes, as well as 14 birds that have tested positive for West Nile. That could include in cans, buckets and other containers, as well as old tires, tarps, pool covers and children's toys. (more...)
Dance pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy confirms return to Dancing With The Stars Dance pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy confirms return to Dancing With The Stars
- August 26, 2016

The other rumoured celebrity competitors include "The Bachelorette" star JoJo Fletcher , "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice, " General Hospital " actress Emma Samms , model and actress Amber Rose , and " The Fosters " star Jake T. (more...)