Oswego police stepping up traffic enforcement Oswego police stepping up traffic enforcement
- December 17, 2016

The Bakersfield Police Department wants everyone to have a safe and memorable holiday season, and is calling on everyone to be alert; 'Report Drunk Drivers - Call 911. Of course, the ultimate cost of impaired driving is causing a traffic crash that injures or kills. He said, "We have a "Drive Sober" mobile app that allows you to identify a safe way home". (more...)
Jose Mourinho lavishes praise on Man United midfielder Jose Mourinho lavishes praise on Man United midfielder
- December 16, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has defended Marcos Rojo, saying the defender is a "clean player", after his Crystal Palace counterpart Alan Pardew said the Argentine should have been sent off for a two-footed tackle on winger Wilfried Zaha. (more...)
An Obama Claus Stocking Stuffer for Planned Parenthood
- December 16, 2016

Earlier this year, President-elect Trump defended Planned Parenthood in an interview saying, "They do some very good work", saying he would continue federal funding as long as the abortion restrictions remained in place. "We are deeply concerned about the future of health care access in this country with extremists like Mike Pence and Tom Price at the helm". "It's a question of how we could make this a reality for our patients and the other three states in which we operate". (more...)
Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat
- December 12, 2016

E-cigarettes appeal to teens and young adults because they heat liquids with flavors like mint chocolate and milk and cookies. There is no proof that the drop in cigarette smoking was caused by increased e-cigarette use. But Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued an alarm last week on vaping by young people who never have smoked. Nicotine is bad for a developing brain no matter how it's consumed, Murthy said. (more...)
USA life expectancy declines for first time in 20 years
- December 12, 2016

Life expectancy can fluctuate among men and women, but it hasn't declined for the total USA population since 1993, Xu said. "The [death] rate increased 0.9% for heart disease, 2.7% for chronic lower respiratory diseases, 6.7% for unintentional injuries , 3.0% for stroke, 15.7% for Alzheimer's disease, 1.9% for diabetes, 1.5% for kidney disease, and 2.3% for suicide". (more...)
4 more Zika cases found in Texas 4 more Zika cases found in Texas
- December 11, 2016

As of December 2, at least 8,000 people in New York City have been tested for the Zika virus with 962 people testing positive, according to the health department, which also noted that of those who tested positive, 325 were pregnant women. (more...)
Italy referendum: Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces resignation
- December 10, 2016

Still, the result cast doubts on the ability of Italy's third-largest lender and the worst performer in last summer's European Union stress test, Monte Paschi di Siena, to execute a rescue plan that includes a 5 billion euro market recapitalization. (more...)
Christie's approval rating tied with Florio
- December 07, 2016

Chris Christie responds at the CNN Republican. Jenkins said it appears "Gov. Christie has been abandoned by virtually everyone, which is a far cry from where he once sat atop a field of aspiring presidential candidates who cut a more polarizing figure than he did". (more...)
Drowsy driving doubles risk of crash Drowsy driving doubles risk of crash
- December 07, 2016

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds drowsy driving is comparable to drunk driving . Triple A's Jake Nelson says almost one in three Americans admit to driving when they had a hard time keeping their eyes open. (more...)
Stein: We will see this recount through
- December 07, 2016

The majority of Wisconsin counties planned to do a hand recount of ballots cast even though the judge's ruling means they can choose to feed the ballots into tabulation machines to double check the counts. " Jill Stein made her 1% temper tantrum official and will waste millions of MI taxpayers' dollars, and has acknowledged that the recount will not change anything regarding the Presidential election", said MI republican Party Chairman Ronna Romney McDaniel. (more...)
Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher Even with one cigarette a day, odds of early death are higher
- December 06, 2016

Maki Inoue-Choi, from the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, said that the results of their study, which was published in JAMA Internal Medicine on December 5, show that there is no safe level of tobacco smoke exposure. (more...)
Trump aide: No plans to invest in Taiwan
- December 05, 2016

Tensions have increased since Tsai's landslide election win in January. Trump's talks with Taiwan irks ChinaBeijing: China on Saturday lodged a protest with the USA over Donald Trump's unprecedented telephone talk with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wenz, asking Washington to honour its commitment for One-China policy. (more...)
Texas gives Herman 5 years, minimum of $25 million Texas gives Herman 5 years, minimum of $25 million
- December 04, 2016

He also gets a $1 million bonus if he is still employed on Christmas 2019. His contract, approved unanimously by the board of regents, is believed to be the first to call for a UT coach to owe the school a lump-sum buyout if he leaves for another job. (more...)
'Raees' trailer: Shah Rukh Khan announces release date on December 7 'Raees' trailer: Shah Rukh Khan announces release date on December 7
- December 03, 2016

An interesting fact is that the Dear Zindagi Box Office Collection has beaten the lifetime collection of Gauri Shinde's previous direction, English Vinglish . So, Paul recently got a chance to watch the film and congratulated Dear Zindagi on their film. With Rs. 3.25 crore more coming in, the film has accumulated Rs. (more...)
Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode
- December 02, 2016

Further, the EPA gave the new Pacifica Hybrid a rating of 10 in its Green Vehicle Guide. That's 10 mpg better than the gasoline-only Pacifica and the 2017 Toyota Sienna with front-wheel drive, and 12 mpg more than the 2017 Kia Sedona. Other EPA figures are higher than the automaker's previous estimates as well. But there's no problem here, because the EPA just confirmed the Pacifica Hybrid's spot atop the scrum. (more...)
Detroit Chief: 'Troubling Times' Mark Funeral Of WSU Officer Detroit Chief: 'Troubling Times' Mark Funeral Of WSU Officer
- December 02, 2016

Rose was remembered Wednesday by K-9 officers and their four-legged partners at Ford Field . A visitation and funeral Mass are planned Thursday morning at St. Residents of a Detroit neighborhood are gathering in the memory of a campus police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Organizers say they also will discuss plans to create a memorial. (more...)
IU's Wilson resigns; DC Allen named permanent head coach IU's Wilson resigns; DC Allen named permanent head coach
- December 02, 2016

Wilson submitted his resignation, and Glass accepted it. Smith said about Wilson. The deal was worth $15.3 million over six years. "I think it's just a realization by myself and Kevin that we really just aren't on the same page about what I view as key ways the program needs to be led". (more...)
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz To Step Down
- December 02, 2016

In April, Schultz will be appointed executive chairman and continue to serve as the chairman of the Board. On the conference call, Schultz was more upbeat: "These are exciting times for us all", he said. He said that while he will be busy "building a new franchise at Starbucks and will help Kevin and the team when necessary", Johnson is "in charge". Though Johnson has only been in active management since 2015, he has been a member of the board since 2009. (more...)
House vote on Cures Act Wednesday House vote on Cures Act Wednesday
- November 29, 2016

Most of the money won't be there, unless future Congresses pass future bills in future years to fund those dollars. The 21st Century Cures legislation would give $4.8 billion to fund research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but Senator Warren is more concerned with the possibility of the bill enabling the pharmaceutical industry. (more...)
Japan culling 330000 birds to fight avian flu
- November 29, 2016

Elsewhere in Aomori , northeastern Japan , the Aomori prefectural government was culling about 16,500 birds at a farm where ducks tested positive to the H5 bird flu strain in preliminary testing Monday. The agriculture ministry believes the chickens are highly likely to be infected with bird flu. Japan ordered the culling of 326,500 poultry after confirming bird flu in two northern Japanese farms. (more...)
Texas sees first local Zika case, suspects mosquito link Texas sees first local Zika case, suspects mosquito link
- November 29, 2016

She is neither pregnant nor did she travel recently across the border or to another country with ongoing Zika transmission, according to a press release from the Texas Department of State Health Services. Officials are conducting tests at the woman's home and the surrounding area. Florida's Miami Dade County has been battling Zika within local mosquito populations since mid-summer. (more...)
Cuba declares 9 days of national mourning for Fidel Castro
- November 27, 2016

Cubans will be able to "pay homage and sign the solemn oath of fulfilling the concept of revolution ... as an expression of the will to continue Castro's ideas and our socialism", the committee said. "The hope is that this catalyzes change in Cuba", he said. Some see Castro as a symbol of the old generation and many hope his death will mark a changing of the guard in Cuba. (more...)
Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth
- November 24, 2016

Symptoms of the virus include fever, rash, joint aches and eye redness. The World Health Organization on Friday announced that the Zika virus outbreak, linked to deformations in babies' heads and brains, no longer poses a world public health emergency, though it warned the epidemic remains a challenge. (more...)
Wisconsin legislative districts ruled unconstitutional Wisconsin legislative districts ruled unconstitutional
- November 23, 2016

The panel in Wisconsin adopted a test proposed by the plaintiffs to measure wasted votes as a way to determine when maps are too partisan . In the decision , Ripple wrote that it was evident that Republicans sought to construct maps that would ensure a lasting majority. (more...)
Zika birth defect may only become clear months after birth
- November 22, 2016

It has spread to more than 60 countries and territories since the current outbreak began in Brazil a year ago. In a statement on its website, World Health Organization confirmed it is still encouraging sustained research into the many aspects surrounding Zika. (more...)
Pac-12 leaders No. 20 Washington State, No. 12 Colorado meet Pac-12 leaders No. 20 Washington State, No. 12 Colorado meet
- November 20, 2016

Kudos to coach Mike MacIntyre for bringing the best out of this team. Colorado's 11th ranked defense will be tested against WSU's 10th ranked offense in this matchup. The march's big play was a 29-yard completion to receiver Bryce Bobo, but it also was costly: Bobo left the field with what appeared to be a leg injury. (more...)
Jayalalithaa's mental functions 'absolutely normal': Apollo Hospitals Jayalalithaa's mental functions 'absolutely normal': Apollo Hospitals
- November 19, 2016

On her fitness to resume her responsibilities as Chief Minister, Dr Reddy said "some more systems of her body have to be pepped up", but M Jayalalithaa, 68, can now guide and give directions. DMK treasurer and Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly MK Stalin said "we are happy" if Jayalalithaa had recovered as mentioned by herself yesterday. (more...)
Senate leaders elected: Schumer to lead Dems, McConnell the GOP
- November 18, 2016

But experts suspect that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) likely doesn't have the votes needed to change the rules, since some Republican senators may be reluctant to limit their use of the filibuster the next time they're in the minority. (more...)
Smart, tough, friendly: Geographic society bids gray jay as national bird Smart, tough, friendly: Geographic society bids gray jay as national bird
- November 18, 2016

But bird experts know best and they decreed that because the gray jay lives here year-round - unlike the southern migration of Canadians to the Caribbean every winter - the vote result should be trumped by a rigged decision of the elites. The selection was announced at a dinner in Ottawa Wednesday night. In First Nations lore, the " wisakedjak " is a trickster and a helper, warning people of predators in the woods and even leading lost travellers home by calling from tree to tree. (more...)
Journalist, Gwen Ifill Loses Cancer Battle Journalist, Gwen Ifill Loses Cancer Battle
- November 18, 2016

Ms. Ifill was the moderator. According to her brother, Roberto Ifill, the cause of death was endometrial cancer. Reporters like Gwen Ifill were able to launch their journalistic careers without being assigned to writing obituaries. Her path to prominence was hard-fought: While in college in the late 1970s, Ifill secured an internship at The Boston Herald. Politics, she learned, pervaded every aspect of public policy. (more...)