DC Police Rescue Man From A Burning Car In Northeast

23 Feb, 2017

Soon thereafter, Officers Jacoby Taylor, John Hayes and Roberto Adams show up and manage to free the man from the vehicle and pull him away from the fast-growing blaze. The other cops lean into the car's front seat - inches from the flames crawling up the windshield - to see if anyone else is inside. "It was awesome", said Brown.

Donald Trump's National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigns

22 Feb, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer offered a much more limited commitment from the President towards Flynn, saying Trump was "evaluating the situation". Flynn was asked to resign on Monday, after what the White House said was an internal investigation that showed no wrongdoing but "eroded" trust. But Mattis, speaking to reporters while traveling to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers' meeting in Brussels, said Flynn's departure "has no effect at all" on him.

Los Angeles named city with world's worst traffic

21 Feb, 2017

While New York City has always been seen as the traffic jam hub of the United States, a new city had emerged as the worst congested city on the face of the Earth for rush hour traffic: Los Angeles, California. There are 1,064 cities ranked from 38 countries around the world. Bogota, Colombia, fifth. Traffic jams cost drivers here in the USA nearly $300-billion previous year.

Can Early Brain Imaging Predict Autism Risk?

17 Feb, 2017

Brain scans of babies may predict which ones will develop autism, a debilitating disorder whose symptoms can be softened with early behavioural therapy, researchers have found. For reasons scientists don't yet understand, an early growth in the outer layer of the front of the brain was the beginning of a pattern that led to larger brains in general, which have been associated with autism.

Spotify to relocate U.S. headquarters to 4 World Trade Center

17 Feb, 2017

The rent reduction incentive program was created to lure businesses back to the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan. The company will retain the 800 employees working in NY. As Spotify will move staff from its existing NY base to the new offices, they could in theory be included in that 1000. In filling out its new space, Spotify plans to increase its workforce in NY comprised of software engineering and product teams, label and artist relations, editorial, shows, original ...

New organ donor law allows teens to enroll in registry

15 Feb, 2017

Cuomo says if a registered minor dies before turning 18, their parents or legal guardians can rescind the decision. What often happens, then, is that many of those drivers don't end up registering as organ and tissue donors until they renew their license - often well into their 20s.

FDA Approves Muscular Dystrophy Drug, Will Cost Patients $89000

14 Feb, 2017

There's a new Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) drug on the scene-at least, technically speaking. That pharmacy recently informed customers that it would stop shipping the drug to the United States after Marathon received FDA approval for its version.

Altria recalls smokeless tobacco products

03 Feb, 2017

A list of the recalled items appears on the company's website. The company says the majority of its cans are not affected by the recall. Due to the complaints, the U.S. Complaints have come from customers in Indiana, Texas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio. USSTC is asking wholesalers and retailers to remove the recalled products from their inventories and return the product to USSTC.

Concerns looming over Obamacare enrollment

03 Feb, 2017

President Donald Trump and the Republican-dominated Congress are moving forward with plans to dismantle the ACA, commonly referred to as Obamacare. "Part of the challenge right now is, because Tom Price is still going through the confirmation process, nobody wants to talk too much about things that could be used against him in that process", added Cheney.

Walgreens and Rite Aid Agree to Cut Deal Price, Sell More Stores

01 Feb, 2017

The new price is pegged at a minimum of $6.50 per share if the company is required to sell off 1,000 or fewer locations. The acquisition, which would create the largest chain of U.S. And it's set at $7 if the company is required to sell off 1,200 stores. Walgreens recently offered to sell 865 stores to small regional chain Fred's (fred) for $950 million.

New environmental study on Dakota Access Pipeline officially announced by Army

19 Jan, 2017

Kempenich, who spoke to the Bismark Tribune , was completely candid in expressing that he created the legislation in response to protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protesters - called Water Protectors - and the Standing Rock tribe say the pipeline project would endanger water sources and imperil cultural heritage sites; the pipeline's supporters say it will bring jobs and boost the economy, decreasing reliance on foreign oil.

Vaccine Skeptic Says Trump Asked Him To Head Panel On 'Vaccine Safety'

12 Jan, 2017

But he can appoint vaccine-doubters to his administration. The claim has been denounced as unsafe by doctors. Kennedy has also linked vaccines and autism on his website. "Autism is a genetic condition". Are vaccines safe? The overwhelming scientific consensus is "Yes". Critics said the anti-vaccination rhetoric could result in an upswing in preventable diseases and said no proof has been found linking vaccines and autism.

Flu season officially in full swing, doctors warn

11 Jan, 2017

While the spread of influenza can be unpredictable, generally season flu season peaks sometime between December and February, though it has been reported as late as May, according to the CDC . "So, if there are any folks out there who have not yet had the vaccine, now would be the time to get vaccinated because this virus is going to be out there circulating for several months and there's still time to be protected".

Texas Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction Against Federal Transgender Health Mandate

04 Jan, 2017

The mandate, which was passed in May and went into effect for many on January 1, implements Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act , which bars discrimination on the basis of sex but extends the definition to include gender-identity. "Judge O'Connor's conclusion that transgender people and persons who have had abortions are somehow excepted from protection is deeply troubling, legally specious, and morally repugnant." The 46-page order grants a temporary injunction prevented the Obama ...

Incentives for poor in Modi's New Year agenda

03 Jan, 2017

Home loans for poor and middle class upto Rs 9 lakh will get 4 % exemption on interest and upto Rs 12 lakh will get 3 % exemption. Government to bear 60 days interest on select farm loans. "This will be transferred straight to their account". Experts say there is a powerful feeling of schadenfreude among the general public: a hope that India's highflying, tax-dodging one-percenters will suffer more if the economy is cleaned up.

No Prosecutor, Caffeine Highs are not DUI

31 Dec, 2016

It was August, 2015 when 36-year-old Fairfield, California resident Joseph Schwab was pulled over by an Alcohol Beverage Control agent for "weaving in and out of traffic nearly causing several collisions", KRCA reports . The drug tests don't usually cover up all classifications of narcotics in general, as synthetic cannaboids such as spice or perhaps steroids even are not amongst the drugs that are screened for when a DUI charge is set in place.

OH NO! There's A Whipped Cream Shortage Just Before Christmas

17 Dec, 2016

Conagra Foods sent a statement to the Washington Post that said "Due to an industry-wide supply issue, there is now a shortage of some whipped toppings , including Reddi-wip". Depending on who you are and where your particular interests lie, nitrous oxide may stir up thoughts of dessert, or Vin Diesel , or that whomp-whomp-whomp sound and freezer burns on your fingers from a broken whippits cracker.

Wells Fargo Prohibited From International Expansion, Non-Bank Acquisition

15 Dec, 2016

Since bankers are not licensed to sell insurance, Wells Fargo employees were meant to direct customers to either self-service kiosks in branches or online to buy the insurance, without getting into specifics about the products. The Federal Reserve and FDIC ruled that Wells Fargo "did not adequately remedy all of its deficiencies" that were raised by regulators back in April for the 2015 living will plan.

Man killed by officer in driveway didn't have gun

14 Dec, 2016

The 73-year-old man was identified by his son as Francisco Serna. "As some point during that contact, an officer fired several rounds striking the individual", Carruesco said. Roy Serna said his father was in the "early stages" of dementia and that he took walks when he had difficulties going to sleep. It's not known how many shots were fired.

Wintry system moving into northern Indiana, snow likely

10 Dec, 2016

It's also not associated with a convergence zone. "Although some services will be fully staffed - such as snow and ice removal or law enforcement - we'll have reduced staffing in other areas of the organization". An area of low pressure - a common Pacific storm - moving up the Northwest coast will be the player. If the storm ends up being weaker, we still expect 2 to 5 inches.

4 more likely homegrown Zika cases found in Texas

10 Dec, 2016

The Health Department confirmed the five total cases Wednesday as part of a health alert to city doctors. As of Friday, about 8,000 New Yorkers have been tested for Zika and 962 have tested positive, including 325 pregnant women, according to the health department.

Vikings' Zimmer returns to coaching duties

07 Dec, 2016

Zimmer is having emergency eye surgery, about a month after he had an initial procedure to fix a torn retina. Mike Priefer's special teams dissolved while he was standing in for Mike Zimmer. The Vikings have lost six of their last seven games after a 5-0 start and fell two games behind the Detroit Lions in the NFC North after the Lions won at New Orleans on Sunday.

Ten-alarm fire raging in Cambridge engulfs nine buildings

05 Dec, 2016

Officials said four structures are believed to have caught fire and one of those buildings has collapsed. Miraculously, there were only five or six minor injuries reported. According to the fire chief, there was construction happening near that building. A crowd gathered as the fire destroyed cars and homes in between Kendall and Inman Square.

Bird flu found in wild ducks in Northern France

03 Dec, 2016

The virus has been found in a number of European countries - including France, the Netherlands , Switzerland, Finland and Germany. Romania has also tightened controls of shipments of live birds and eggs from European Union countries where recent bird flu outbreaks have been discovered.

Fake news crackdown threatens religious news

03 Dec, 2016

It's worth noting that Facebook has suffered from some major bugs recently, including one earlier this month that briefly affected Facebook user profiles, including Zuckerberg's, and incorrectly stated that the users were dead . Earlier this month, a odd bug caused Facebook to display a memorial message about users' regular profile pages, including that of Zuckerberg, erroneously declaring them to be deceased .

Grassley says Sessions "Is a Person of Integrity"

03 Dec, 2016

Jeff Sessions (R-AL), before Trump's inauguration on January 20. The committee's Democrats sent a letter to Grassley on Monday asking that Sessions' confirmation process is "thorough, transparent, and fair - not just another rubber stamp".

Kanye West released from hospital, source says

02 Dec, 2016

And the "Bound 2" hitmaker will no doubt get through the ordeal as quickly as possible, with his wife Kim Kardashian West, with whom he has three-year-old daughter North and 11-month-old son Saint , at his bedside keeping a watchful eye over him.

Why Christmas Is Way Better After You Have Kids

02 Dec, 2016

The Children's Christmas Season Parade welcomes organizations, school bands, and families to walk the parade with colorful floats and bright lights. Children can write to Santa Claus and drop the letters off at a mailbox that's beside the Christmas tree. Flanagan said 600 to 700 people turn out annually for their breakfast, at which children meet Santa and get a candy cane.

What to do when kids are scared of Santa

01 Dec, 2016

Santa was later at Rice's Home Hardware, where anxious youngsters awaited their opportunity to whisper their Christmas wishes in his ear. The annual Christmas decorations lighting and visit from Santa will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. John "JJ" Villarreal, superintendent for Rockwall ISD; Amy Conner, local resident and independent distributor of Rodan + Fields Dermatologists; and back to defend her title, 2015 Celebrity Design Competition victor, Diana Steger Chapman.

Former darts champion dropped from TV over abuse comments

30 Nov, 2016

After the news emerged about about paedophile football coach Barry Bennell, more than 20 other footballers - including former England worldwide Paul Stewart - have bravely come forward to say that they have also suffered abuse from coaches.

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