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Ben Affleck clarifies statement about the movie

In his small office as a cover, the accountant makes big bucks working for risky clients. There's so many cringe-worthy moments but then, he is beating someone to death with a belt and you're in shock. "Those facets of his personality - seemingly a...

Florida declares new Zika area

Three of them live in the area, and the other two worked or visited the neighborhood recently. Two women and three men have contracted the virus in this area. So far there are 106 pregnant women with the virus. "There's multiple ways where we can add...

Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

Sen. Kelly Ayotte may have ended her Senate career by offering an answer that bordered on physically painful when she was asked if Donald Trump is a role model. "I haven't heard major disagreements that she's had with Secretary Clinton so who's going...

Two Reds named in England squad for World Cup qualifiers

GARETH SOUTHGATE RECALLED Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Glen Johnson in his first squad as England interim manager ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia. "I don't want to go against Jose, but I think Wayne can play any numbe...

Thailand considering testing all pregnant women for Zika

Top officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington , D.C., spelled out in a teleconference today how a shortage of funding to combat the Zika virus forced them to poach money that otherwise would have gone to add...

Pasco Sheriff Issues Warning About Clown Sightings

The district posted the alert message on their Facebook page . Classes and all other activities will go as planned. Threats are being made to students from Facebook profiles depicting clowns. The first incident was on September 29 at a bus stop ...

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf will forfeit 2016 salaries including bonuses

Independent director Stephen Sanger said: "We are deeply concerned by these matters, and we are committed to ensuring that all aspects of the company's business are conducted with integrity, transparency and oversight". He is to be the only witness b...

Health officials: Multistate E.coli outbreak sickens 7

The recalled veal products include veal whole carcass, cuts, trim, osso buco, stew meat, ground veal, shoulder, rib and loin chops, veal steaks and round steak, cutlets, tenderloin and roast. 5497 inside the USDA mark of inspection and have lot num...

Some things to know about opioids in Washington state

A joint investigation by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Integrity found that drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups spent more than $ 880 million on campaign contributions and lobbying nationwide over...

Gov. Scott seeks more workers to speed Zika tests

However, many questions remain, not least the role of previous infection with dengue and the difficulties of diagnosing microcephaly. "While these additional personnel will help to expedite Zika testing, we know that there is an increasing demand f...

Hillary Clinton releases updated health records

She is in "excellent mental health" and is completely okay to run for president, and, if elected, serve. Donald Trump, who has thus far remained quiet about his opponent's recent diagnosis, has consistently questioned Clinton's health and "stamina"...

US stocks leap as investors hope for steady interest rates

For its report, the UCSF team searched public archives for internal corporate documents from the sugar industry . An analysis of newly uncovered documents shows the sugar industry began funding research that cast doubt on sugar's role in heart ...

Illness hit Clinton campaign staff before she got pneumonia

A video from the memorial, held in NY, showed the former secretary of state almost collapsing and being whisked away by secret service agents. She was diagnosed with the lung infection on Friday. Bardick said in the statement, which wasn't released u...

Trump promises huge boost in military spending

As far as Trump's comments on Planned Parenthood funding are concerned, Trump has fairly consistently said he opposes taxpayer funding but he's also made some remarks about the "good things" Planned Parenthood does that have alarmed pro-life voters -...

WHO Broadens Zika Safe Sex Guidelines For Travellers

Zika has also been linked to joint deformities in newborns as well as associated with several neurological complications. As Zika continues to penetrate global boundaries and infect more people, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday thre...

Asthma: Vitamin D tablets may help reduce attacks, review finds

Vitamin D in children and adults has been linked to lowering the risk of asthma attacks. "With so many different types of asthma it could be that Vitamin D may benefit some people with the condition but not others". Most people continued to take th...

Katy officials urge caution after case of West Nile

That's on top of the state's first human case of the mosquito-borne illness, which was reported in Elmore County in early August. Four were in Dawson County and one in Garfield County. In communities where there are organized mosquito control program...

Obesity linked to at least 13 cancer types

What's worse, as the pounds add up, so does the risk.Being slightly overweight can make your risk for uterine cancer nearly double, but having an even higher BMI or crossing the line into obesity can increase your risk seven times. Globally, about ...

Clinton Offers Plan To Prevent "Excessive" Drug Costs

On the campaign trail this year, Clinton, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and Vermont Sen. Critics say getting generic alternatives to the USA market for products like EpiPen is still taking far too long. Today, building off the com...

Jared Fogle Blames Victim's Parents In New Court Motion

In her suit, " Jane Doe ", who is from Connersville, Indiana, says she was a guest at the home of Russell and Angela Taylor between March 2011 and January 2015 and was secretly videotaped changing clothes, showering and bathing. The victim sued Fogle...

Alabama ranks second in adult obesity

This year every state is above 20 percent obesity and half the states are above 30 percent, including Wisconsin at 30.7. Minnesotans are slimming down, with the state's obesity rate falling by 1.5 percent a year ago. Here's a look at the country's ...

FDA issues Roche for Zika Virus As Concerns Loom Over Donated Blood

The Zika infection had not become a worldwide threat until the a year ago, as this virus predominantly affected the tropical countries. For more about the Zika virus, head to the U.S. Unquestionably, the recent FDA recommendation allowing Hologic...

Va. restaurant worker diagnosed with Hepatitis A

Separately, Constantinos A. Raptis of Olney, Maryland, said he was hospitalized for four days after consuming smoothies from a Tropical Smoothie Cafe restaurant in Purcellville. Officials say classic symptoms of hepatitis A are fatigue, nausea, abd...

FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers

A donor recruiter at the United Blood Services in Albuquerque said testing for Zika is already being implemented. Previously, the FDA only advised screening in areas with active Zika cases, such as parts of Florida and throughout Puerto Rico.

Mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika found in 7th county

The Army and Coast Guard are bearing the brunt of Zika infections among military personnel and their families, accounting for more than half the 75 cases since May, according to data released by the Pentagon. Zika virus is not spread from person t...

Florida teen defies odds, survives brain-eating amoeba

Only three people in the last 50 years had survived the brain-eating amoebic infection called Naegleria fowleri , a disease that kills 97 percent of its victims. The amoeba goes up the nose to the brain and then into the spinal cord. Doctors lower...

Florida enlists commercial pest control firms in Zika fight

Federal and state officials have had to shift money from other work to take on Zika, in part because Congress is on a break without having allocated any cash. Only about one in fivepeople with Zika virus will get symptoms of illness so people may not...

Norwalk Residents reminded to use caution during excessive heat

The heat and humidity will linger through the weekend with chances for showers and thunderstorms both Saturday and Sunday . Coastal temperatures are significantly cooler, with a high of 70 degrees forecast for the Florence area Saturday .

Marijuana remains classified in USA as risky drug, DEA says

Yesterday, the DEA rejected any kind of re-scheduling for marijuana citing the science-based recommendation of the FDA that there is "no now accepted medical use in treatment in the United States", and that the substance remains highly vulnerable...

Six million Americans are drinking water with unsafe levels of toxic chemicals

She discovered industrial sites were responsible for contaminating ground water supplies with the chemicals normally used to make food wrappers, pots, pans, cleaners, leather, paper, paint and clothing, according to the Harvard Gazette .

Rio 2016: Japan humbles All Blacks

Teruya Goto handed Japan the ideal start with his early try, converted by Lemeki Lomano before New Zealand hit back with a try by Scott Curry to leave the two sides level at 7-all at half time. The underdogs, who are ranked 15th in the HSBC Rugby S...

West Nile found in mosquito in Newhall

When outside, wear an approved insect repellent. Drain or treat all standing water in and around your home or workplace. Residents living in the areas are encouraged to wear long-sleeve shirts and trousers and check their property for standing ...

New Regulations Created To Prevent Selling E-Cigarettes, Tobacco Products To Minors

E-cigarettes and cigars are sold in an array of sweet, kid-friendly flavors, and the FDA's own research shows these flavors play a key role in the popularity of these products among kids. The regulations also mandate that any new vaping product m...

Katie Ledecky sets world mark in winning 400m gold

The previous world record stood at 3:58.37, which Ledecky set back in 2014. "Pure happiness" radiated from Katie Ledecky as the 19-year-old U.S. freestyle phenomenon gazed at the scoreboard and contemplated her latest feat: Olympic 400m freestyle...

Pregnant women warned against Florida travel after Zika alert

Some have said Zika's spread could be more limited than in places like Brazil, given widespread US use of screens on windows, air conditioning and mosquito control programs. "A small number of cases of sexual transmission globally have been reported ...

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Weather cancels blood drives, Red Cross needs help

More than 150 blood drives have already been cancelled this year causing over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. The Red Cross is desperate to find 10 whole...

Steve Bannon Apologizes For Controversial Comments About Donald Trump Jr

Trump said he never granted Wolff an interview for the book and blamed former adviser Steve Bannon , who he called "Sloppy Steve", for granting Wolff access at the White Hou...

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Breast, lung, prostate and colorectal cancers account for 45 percent of all cancer-related deaths. Steady reductions in smoking , plus better detection and treatment , accoun...

Federal court in California rules against Trump's trans military ban

Trump's previous two travel bans, issued by executive orders on January 27 and March 6, were also challenged. A three-judge panel said , "For a third time, we are called upon ...

UN Ambassador Haley Puts Iranian Terror Weapons on Display

In an earlier tweet on Thursday, the chief diplomat also compared Haley's allegations against Iran to those of former USA secretary of state Colin Powell who alleged in 2003 that ...

Will you get the flu shot?

Last year, a similar vaccine was 43 percent effective against the H3N2 virus and 48 percent effective overall, according to the CDC . Although it is relatively early in this fl...

This year's flu vaccine might only be 10% effective against predominant strain

The flu season usually peaks in late January or February, sometimes as late as March, but this year, some predictions warn that cases of flu could soar right around the winter ...

Rakitic Looking Forward To Facing Messi At World Cup

The Franco-German spoke at length about his expectations at Russian Federation 2018 after the draw was staged in Moscow today. Seyi Dada-Martins, a multimedia consultant, also ...

Coffee May Carry Health Benefits, Scientists Say

It also found that women at increased risk of fracture should possibly be excluded. In fact, the largest benefit was for diseases of the liver, including cirrhosis . And pregnant ...

Trump is hitting the links with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Trump and Tiger Woods at the PGA golf tournament in Doral, Florida, in 2013. Currently, Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J.is slated to hold the 2022 PGA Championship. T...

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Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

In addition, the anonymous official also claimed that Hillary Clinton is angry with her husband for being involved in another scandal and was tempted to hire a team of detectives...

Health officials urge flu vaccine

Director of Nursing Karen Brown says it's hard to predict the severity of each flu season. People can get the flu shot at doctors' offices, pharmacies, walk-in clinics, and VCH ...

Drug take back set for Saturday

Drug take back set for Saturday

The Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAP) is working with the Drug Enforcement Administration to provide the community with a place to dispose of unneeded prescription medicat...

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

Trump releases petition for anthem standing: 'show patriotism'

The Trump campaign team earlier this month offered supporters an "I STAND FOR THE FLAG" sticker in exchange for contributions of at least $5 to the committee, and Trump himself has...

Floating Ocean Wind Turbines Could Power The Entire World, Researchers Say

The study found that such a very big wind farm could capitalize on low-pressure systems throughout the winter which more efficiently combine the upper atmospheric winds with t...