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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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Child becomes first Manitoban infected with West Nile Virus in 2018

Last year, Toronto Public Health did not record the first lab-confirmed case of West Nile virus until August 25. The virus is transmitted to humans through mosquitoes, which ac...

Smoking ban to go in effect for public housing July 31

According to the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, it affects more than 940,000 public housing units around the country. According to the release, smoking in a...

Feds boast largest healthcare fraud takedown ever at $2B in false claims

The defendants, located across 58 federal districts, include 165 physicians, nurses and other licensed medical professionals. The alleged schemes involved medically unnecessary p...

FDA approves first marijuana-based epilepsy medication

Recent data suggests that it can potentially treat seizures, including Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) yesterday a...

Moving Lump on Woman's Face? You Guessed It

Five days later, it migrated to above her left eye and then after 10 days , it crawled to her upper lip. The life cycle: During a blood meal, an infected mosquito introduces lar...

UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

The PM will say that money that no longer needs to be paid to the European Union after Brexit will help fund the increase by 2023-24, and the country will also be asked to contr...

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Suicide is "a tragedy for families and communities across the country", Dr. Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the CDC, said in a statement . Middle-aged adults - age...

Twitter reacts to news of Anthony Bourdain’s death

Keltz admits the warning signs of someone thinking about committing suicide aren't always easy to see, varying person by person. Almost 45,000 people committed suicide in 2016...

Movie mogul Weinstein handcuffed in court to face sex crime charges

Godbold is a British woman who lives in Los Angeles. He is allowed only in the states of NY and CT . That makes these first criminal charges against Weinstein possible. According ...

FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

In a blog post published on Monday , Scott Gottlieb, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said the FDA is listening to opioid-related concerns from patients with ch...

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Karnataka election 2018: BS Yeddyurappa, BJP, Shikaripura

Karnataka election 2018: BS Yeddyurappa, BJP, Shikaripura

JD (S), banking on a former prime minister and a former chief minister and playing on the emotions of its survival, tried to woo the voters away from the national parties. The th...

European Union warns about 'dramatic escalation of hostilities' in Yemen

European Union warns about 'dramatic escalation of hostilities' in Yemen

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, wrote on Twitter: " Iran interpreted the JCPOA as concurrence of its regional hegemony". Saudi-led coalition spokesman ...

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey Has Passed Away

Burning Man Founder Larry Harvey Has Passed Away

He suffered a stroke earlier this month and passed away at home on Saturday morning, a statement on the organisation's website said. "We resolutely held out for a miracle", sai...

Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka

Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka

Shah slammed Congress for calling the blast in Hyderabad's Mecca Masjid in 2007 as a case of "Bhagwa Atankwad" ( saffron terrorism ). He added that Rae Bareli was a classic case ...

Riyad Mansour calls to set up independent commission to investigate Israeli crimes

Riyad Mansour calls to set up independent commission to investigate Israeli crimes

Several thousand Palestinians participated in the protests Friday, the fourth large-scale demonstrations since late March. Many repeated claims that Israel's national intelligenc...