Saturday August 19-th, 2017

CDC: 2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota CDC: 2 Cases Of West Nile Virus In Minnesota

People older than 50 or others with weakened immune systems are at higher risk for severe illness from West Nile virus , according to IDPH. "I believe it was sometime in the 1990s when we had our first West Nile discovery in the state, and it's been...

Kuwait orders Iran ambassador to leave country Kuwait orders Iran ambassador to leave country

Kuwait has ordered the Iranian envoy and 14 other diplomats to leave the country for their alleged links to a "spy and terror cell". Twenty-one men - all Kuwaiti nationals except one Iranian - were convicted a year ago on various charges of spying ...

Yikes: 'Significant' levels of fecal bacteria found in fast food restaurants Yikes: 'Significant' levels of fecal bacteria found in fast food restaurants

Watchdog consulted with Tony Lewis, head of policy and education at the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, on the findings. McDonald's told Business Insider that while coliform bacteria was found in the samples, there was no evidence o...

Firefighters battle to revive dog following house fire Firefighters battle to revive dog following house fire

Firefighters laid the dog gently on the front yard grass and placed an oxygen mask over its nose. The dog's owner looked on as the firefighters revived the pet using a specialized animal oxygen mask and high flow oxygen. Later on, Jack received ...

OJ Simpson Granted Parole, To Be Released In October OJ Simpson Granted Parole, To Be Released In October

Simpson's request for parole, ruling that he could be released as early as October 1, 2017. Before the decision was announced, Simpson was asked questions by the Nevada parole board. The last time Simpson spoke publicly was in 2013 during a pa...

Decision deferred on Fox Sky bid Decision deferred on Fox Sky bid

Bradley said she was still inclined to refer the deal to the Competition and Markets Authority for an investigation into the Murdoch family's media influence, and left open the chance of a wider probe revisiting their past corporate-governance fail...

Florida Man Casually Shoots Out Tires, Engine Block Of AT&T Truck Florida Man Casually Shoots Out Tires, Engine Block Of AT&T Truck

The trucks were conducting fix work on wires overhead when Jove emerged from his home, gun in hand. "There's a guy shooting out my tires", the voice says. Jove was taken into custody and questioned. He would not answer questions from reporters, accor...

Fire crews slow progress of California wildfire Fire crews slow progress of California wildfire

The blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park is threatening 1,500 structures and forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The Detwiler Fire was among 37 large...

U.S. seeks targeted commitments from China on market access U.S. seeks targeted commitments from China on market access

Bilateral trade between China and the USA hit $519 billion in 2016. He also stressed that China now has 300 million people in the middle-income group and their demand for quality USA goods and services is swelling by the day. USA also wanted China ...

Vince Cable declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable declared Leader of the Liberal Democrats

He had previously been heavily criticised for his views on a number of tiopics, notably same-sex marriage. Vince Cable is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, following the resignation of Tim Farron. He said that he aimed to ensure that the Lib...

Germany to review ties with Turkey, FM Gabriel says Germany to review ties with Turkey, FM Gabriel says

Turkey on Thursday accused Germany of displaying "great political irresponsibility" in stepping up a travel warning for the country after Berlin reacted angrily to the arrest of human rights activists. The six rights activists are among 50,00...

Experts list 9 lifestyles that can reduce dementia risk Experts list 9 lifestyles that can reduce dementia risk

These measures include: staying in school until you're at least over the age of 15; reducing hearing loss , obesity and high blood pressure in mid-life (ages 45 to 65); and reducing smoking , depression, physical inactivity, social isolation ...

Parrot Who Witnessed Murder: Parrot Who Witnessed Murder: "Don't (Expletive) Shoot"

She sustained a head wound on the May, 2015 night of the shooting, but survived. Martin Duram's ex-wife, Christina Keller, took ownership of Bud, an African Grey parrot, after the shooting. Duram is expected back in court for sentencing on August 2...

Egypt's Foreign Ministry concerned as tension rises in Jerusalem Egypt's Foreign Ministry concerned as tension rises in Jerusalem

The mufti called the closure "an escalation and aggression against al-Aqsa", the Arab-language name of the compound. Jerusalem Muslim leaders have called on worshippers not to go through the metal detectors, and Muslims have been converging outsi...

IRGC commander comments on U.S. sanctions against Iran

But if the US wanted "to press forward with new sanctions under any pretext. the great nation of Iran will respond appropriately", he said . An overwhelming majority of Iranian lawmakers passed a motion to prioritise legislation "to confront terro...

United States of America 2 El Salvador 0 United States of America 2 El Salvador 0

Tim Howard also joked that though biting should not be allowed, nipple twisting should. "They are games you want to win", forward Jozy Altidore said Tuesday after training at Rhodes Field at the University of Pennsylvania. Lichaj left his pass...

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

The competition's webpage about Team Burundi shows the six team members posing with a flag and says team members were selected from schools in Bujumbura, the capital city. The mentor is identified in police reports as Canesius Bindaba. The Burundi...

US Treasury Accuses Exxon Mobil Of 2014 Violation Of Russia Sanctions US Treasury Accuses Exxon Mobil Of 2014 Violation Of Russia Sanctions

Sechin had been added to the list of blocked persons under the Treasury's directive in April of 2014 but in May of the same year, ExxonMobil signed eight legal documents pertaining to oil and gas projects in Russian Federation with Resneft.

Warner Bros. Unveils Second Trailer for Denis Villeneuve's 'Blade Runner 2049' Warner Bros. Unveils Second Trailer for Denis Villeneuve's 'Blade Runner 2049'

He went on, "There's no such thing as a free lunch, and we're really talking about both the benefit of technology and the social consequences of it". LAPD Officer K , a new blade runner played by Gosling, discovers a secret that could spell the ...

Voters concerned after Trump administration's information request Voters concerned after Trump administration's information request

The Colorado Secretary of State's Office reported Monday that of the 3,738 people who withdrew their registrations between June 28 and Friday, 367 are Republicans and 1,255 are unaffiliated voters. The suit alleges that Trump and his commission's st...

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