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Zika Virus No Longer International Public Health Emergency

The decision to "call off the global emergency" could prompt governments and donors to "pull back even more" from what Gostin described as a "lethargic" worldwide response. Several countries, such as Venezuela and Haiti, have not been vigilant about reporting cases. Maintaining vigilance against the virus is critical, said Dr. [Full Article...]

Scientists develop new mouse model to aid Zika virus research

Scientists develop new mouse model to aid Zika virus research Thailand has reported more than 680 cases of Zika since January but its Department of Disease Control has said the virus is manageable. A small lab study that exposed mosquitoes to blood infected with varying combinations of dengue, Zika and chikungunya proved that the mosquitoes were able to pick up two viruses - Zika and chikungunya - at the same time. [Full Article...]

Trump lauds Electoral College as Clinton wins popular vote

The rest of the contacts came in phone calls and handwritten letters. But what if California's vote was in line with all the other Democratic states , where Clinton beat Trump 53.5% to 40.2%? Anuzis says he thinks it's deceptive to say Hillary Clinton would have won under a system similar to the one he's proposing, because he says the campaigns didn't adopt strategies based on the nation... [Full Article...]

FB Stock: This Could Be a Big Problem for Facebook Inc

FB Stock: This Could Be a Big Problem for Facebook Inc One source said high-ranking officials were briefed on a planned News Feed update that would have identified fake or hoax news stories, but disproportionately impacted right-wing news sites by downgrading or removing that content from people's feeds. [Full Article...]

World Diabetes Day observed

World Diabetes Day observed Another challenge confronting the authorities is that 16.51 percent of residents over 35 are prediabetes, which means their glucose level is higher than healthy people but they are not yet suffering from diabetes. According to World Health Organisation, one in three adults aged over 18 years is overweight and one in 10 is obese. In Type 2 diabetes, weight loss and diet can help. [Full Article...]

Trump pledges restraint with Twitter from White House

US President-elect Donald Trump said he will keep parts of President Obama's health care law after campaigning on a promise to immediately repeal it in full. That figure refers to a broader group of people that includes not just unauthorized immigrants but also people who are lawful permanent residents or those with temporary visas, Washington Post fact-checkers reported in September. [Full Article...]

Ten To Air Trump's First Post-Election TV Interview

President-elect Donald Trump says he will deport or incarcerate 2 or 3 million undocumented immigrants who have criminal records. The billionaire businessman said that once the border is secured, immigration officials will "make a determination" about remaining undocumented immigrants in the country. [Full Article...]

Mother of suspect in 7 killings says he is 'not a monster'

Mother of suspect in 7 killings says he is 'not a monster' The news comes almost a week after authorities discovered a living woman who had allegedly been bound and chained for two months inside a metal storage container on Kohlhepp's 95-acre property in Woodruff, authorities have said. She and Johnny were reported as missing on December 22 after they stopped returning messages to family. What would take everyone by surprise was when Kohlepp also admitt... [Full Article...]

It's a baby girl for Rob K, Blac Chyna!

It's a baby girl for Rob K, Blac Chyna! A source told the HollywoodLife.com: "No doubt Tyga and Chyna have had their ups and downs, but he's insane excited for her and Rob and can't wait to meet the baby". Little Dream gently holds on to a hand, which appears to belong to her Papa, already Daddy's little girl! I'm relaxed. [I've had] no cravings, no morning sickness - thank God! The couple was surrounded by close family and frie... [Full Article...]

Portman calls for unity after fractious election

Portman calls for unity after fractious election Portman has run a campaign based around creating jobs for the Buckeye State and trying to stop the state's opioid addiction problem. He beat Democratic challenger Ted Strickland by more than 20 percentage points statewide amid strong voter turnout. [Full Article...]

Colorado Voters Approve Right-To-Die Initiative

Colorado Voters Approve Right-To-Die Initiative According to this new directive, terminally ill adult patients who have less than six months to leave may opt to obtain prescription drugs from their attending physician and administer them themselves. Department of Veterans Affairs. Supporters of the measure had raised $5.7 million as of October 31, buoyed by $4.5 million from the Compassion and Choices Action Network, Ballotpedia reported. [Full Article...]

Ohio's presidential pick will win or make history in loss

Ohio's presidential pick will win or make history in loss Guard members are also at the ready to be activated by Republican Gov. John Kasich of OH should there be any violence on election day. But over the weekend a Court of Appeals said OH law already covers such behavior and rescinded his order. [Full Article...]

Nebraska Restores the Death Penalty After Eliminating It

Nebraska Restores the Death Penalty After Eliminating It Former state Attorney General John Van de Kamp says in the petition that it would create confusion and upheaval in the courts. Those projects could be sent back to voters for approval if the proposition passes. With almost 6.5 million ballots counted, Proposition 60 was losing by a margin of 54 percent to 46 percent , and Steven Hirsch, co-chairman of Vivid Entertainment said he was confident... [Full Article...]

Massachusetts goes to pot, Bay State approves recreational marijuana

Massachusetts goes to pot, Bay State approves recreational marijuana On Question 3, voters decisively approved a ban on the sale of eggs and other food products that come from farms where animals are confined to overly restrictive cages. Rahsaan Hall, of the American Civil Liberties Union, said there have also been isolated complaints of translation services not being provided for non-native English speakers and poor access to polling locations for disabled residen... [Full Article...]

LSU's ragin' Cajun: Orgeron adds extra seasoning to interim role

Pettway became the first Auburn player since Bo Jackson in 1985 to have at least 150 rushing yards in four consecutive games. The biggest matchup in college football this week, and the site of College Gameday, also resides in the SEC: the slugfest between No. [Full Article...]

Dizzying fall for Hertz Global after earnings

Dizzying fall for Hertz Global after earnings Hertz slashed its adjusted earnings per share outlook to between 51 cents and 88 cents per share from the previous outlook of $2.75 to $3.50 per share. Teachers Advisors holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Hertz Global Holdings, Inc (NYSE:HTZ) for 3.35M shares. Swiss Bank accumulated 0.01% or 591,698 shares. [Full Article...]

Janet Reno, former U.S. attorney general, dies at age 78

Janet Reno, former U.S. attorney general, dies at age 78 In 1995 Reno was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that caused trembling in her arms. Never married, she retired to her modest family home near the Everglades and declared herself a private citizen. [Full Article...]

Change clocks, and test life safety devices

We believe that changing the clocks in the spring and fall is a good time to remind folks to change their batteries and check their smoke and CO alarms . Tampering with or removing the batteries from your smoke or carbon monoxide alarms is against the law. Designate a special place outside of the home where family members are to meet after escaping a fire. [Full Article...]

State fire marshal's office reminds residents to check their smoke alarms

State fire marshal's office reminds residents to check their smoke alarms The beginning and end of daylight saving time offer reminders to check batteries in smoke detectors . The NFPA reports that working smoke alarms reduce by half the risk of dying in a home fire. ยท Dead batteries caused 24 percent of the smoke alarm failures. A frequently found situation with older smoke alarms is where someone has "borrowed" a battery from an alarm, rendering the devic... [Full Article...]

The Cleveland Indians Still Have All the Momentum

So a World Series between the teams with baseball's longest title droughts goes back to Cleveland , with 2015 NL Cy Young Award victor Jake Arrieta set to start for the Cubs and Josh Tomlin going on short rest for the Indians in Game 6 on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]


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