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Cryptocurrency exchange operator indicted over massive bitcoin laundering scam

Cryptocurrency exchange operator indicted over massive bitcoin laundering scam Part of Vinnik's illegal gains, estimated at $ 4 billion , came from the collapse in 2014 of the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox based in Tokyo, police said . Bridges, 32, admitted this summer to stealing 20,000 bitcoins and liquidating it into $820,000 through a Japanese currency exchange before depositing it into his personal accounts". [Full Article...]

Trump, electronics manufacturer announce new Wisconsin plant

Trump, electronics manufacturer announce new Wisconsin plant The project will create 13,000 new jobs and should be completed by 2020, according to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker . Walker said the investment would create 13,000 jobs, with an average pay of $53,000 plus benefits. Officials are in Washington D.C., making an announcement about Foxconn coming to Wisconsin. It has yet to be built. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel , the package would... [Full Article...]

Cam Newton not sure about coaches' plan to limit his running

Cam Newton not sure about coaches' plan to limit his running This year marks the seventh for Rivera but first for many players and new coaches on staff. He felt plenty of not-so little throbs last season, beginning with the illegal took he hits in Week 1 at Denver and continuing through that season-ending loss at Tampa, when he played hurt to show teammates he was a gamer. [Full Article...]

United Nations leaders visit Yemen to issue plea for help in humanitarian crisis

United Nations leaders visit Yemen to issue plea for help in humanitarian crisis The trio describe the more than 1,000 diarrhea treatment and oral rehydration centers, and the delivery of food supplements, IV fluids and other medical supplies, along with "rebuilding of critical infrastructure - the rehabilitation of hospitals , district health centers and the water and sanitation networks", being provided by global relief partners. [Full Article...]

Can Alcohol Boost Memory? Study Finds Booze Increases Retention Power

Can Alcohol Boost Memory? Study Finds Booze Increases Retention Power They were given a word learning task. One would remain sober for the rest of the night while the other would drink as much as they wanted. The researchers stressed the fact that the positive effects are limited, and there are a wide range of negative effects associated with heavy drinking. [Full Article...]

Rick Perry talks Pig Poop with Prank Callers

Rick Perry talks Pig Poop with Prank Callers As the Washington Post reports , Perry spoke to the pranksters via translator and they touched on everything from the Paris Climate Accord to nuclear power to Russian sanctions. In Russia, the pranksters, Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov , are mostly known by their nicknames Vovan and Lexus. From the moment that President Trump appointed Rick Perry as energy secretary, the jokes... [Full Article...]

Cow antibodies to bring hope for effective AIDS vaccine

Cow antibodies to bring hope for effective AIDS vaccine Regimens using these mosaic vaccines had previously protected monkeys against an HIV-like viral infection called simian HIV (SHIV). People living with HIV may one day be able to replace their daily pills with just a few injections a year, according to a new study. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish An unvaccinated horse from Clark County is the first reported Wisconsin horse to have become infected with West Nile virus and euthanized this year. Symptoms may show up suddenly, with a high fever and headache. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers when outdoors. Use a repellent with DEET (N, N-diethyl-m- toluamide), permethrin, picaridin (KBR 3023), IR3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptus [p-me... [Full Article...]

Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats

Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats Mr Justice Francis has considered the latest stage of the case at public hearings in the Family Division of the High Court in London. His parents are fighting to get him more medical care but Great Ormond Street Hospital has said the experimental treatment will not work and will just cause more suffering. [Full Article...]

British Open 2017 Leaderboard: Updating Results and Standings for Friday

The younger pair both won their final tournaments before landing in Lancashire - Koepka's being the last major, the US Open at Erin Hills - and shot five-under 65s in the tougher conditions of the morning play. The 27-year-old was four under par through 13 holes before dropping a shot at the 16th. He went out in the afternoon and, in pouring rain, promptly birdied the hard par-four 1st hole. [Full Article...]

Justine Damond 'didn't have to die', says Minneapolis police chief

Justine Damond 'didn't have to die', says Minneapolis police chief Harrity has been with the police department for one year, Noor for roughly two years. Justine Damond was killed Saturday night when approaching a police vehicle, after she had placed an emergency call reporting a possible rape taking place near her home in Minnesota . [Full Article...]

On the fightback against Aids

On the fightback against Aids With these improvements, UNAids sees the world has been on track to reach the "global target of 30 million people on treatment by 2020". Alarmingly, AIDS-related deaths have risen in these two regions by 48% and 38% respectively. Exceptions are only Algeria, Morocco and Belarus which has improved HIV treatment access from 2010 to 2016. An injection may soon be available that prevents the vir... [Full Article...]

Lafayette mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Lafayette mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus Louisiana's most notorious prison has marked what is believed to be its first known case of an inmate contracting the West Nile virus. No human cases were ever reported locally. "Symptoms they're typically going to be mild", Department Spokesperson Melaney Arnold said. An east Pierce County man has recovered after he contracted West Nile Virus during a recent trip to California. [Full Article...]

New therapy reversed brain damage in young drowning victim

New therapy reversed brain damage in young drowning victim She was in the water at least 10 minutes before being found. "She had gotten through a baby gate and pushed open a heavy door and she was in the pool, floating face down". "When she first started taking those first steps, they were so shaky but she was so determined and when we saw that determination in her we knew that she was going to be okay". [Full Article...]

Firemen Rescue Pup From Burning House, Earn The Internet's Love

Firemen Rescue Pup From Burning House, Earn The Internet's Love Later on, Jack received a special visitor - the firefighter who saved him. An animal oxygen mask was put on the dog, identified by the Bakersfield Fire Department (BFD) as Jack. Jack became alert and clearly alive, and was then transported to a veterinary hospital where he continues to recover. "We administered oxygen via a pet O2 mask that was very generously donated by a couple of girl scout... [Full Article...]

Decision deferred on Fox Sky bid

Decision deferred on Fox Sky bid Secretary of State Karen Bradley is keeping the U.S. media giant waiting for a final decision on whether its takeover of Sky will need to undergo a full investigation by the Competition & Markets Authority. British media watchdog Ofcom earlier warned the deal would hand Australian-born United States tycoon Murdoch "increased influence" over Britain's news agenda and the political process. [Full Article...]

1 in 3 Cases of Dementia Could Be Prevented by Healthier Lifestyles

1 in 3 Cases of Dementia Could Be Prevented by Healthier Lifestyles That figure is expected to double by 2051. Lead author Professor Gill Livingston, from University College London, said: "Acting now will vastly improve life for people with dementia and their families, and in doing so, will transform the future of society". [Full Article...]

Howard and USMNT blank El Salvador, advance to Gold Cup semifinals

Howard and USMNT blank El Salvador, advance to Gold Cup semifinals He has yet to impress in any of his five caps with the national team. Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj were the scorers. USA - Howard, Lichaj, Gonzalez, Hedges, Morrow, Zardes (Acosta, 71), Bradley, Arriola (Morris, 66), Nagbe (Pontius, 87), Altidore, Dempsey. [Full Article...]

Artificial Sweeteners May Not Help With Weight Loss

Artificial Sweeteners May Not Help With Weight Loss Yes, it's true, sugar isn't good for us - but scientists recently reviewed more than 11,700 studies and came to the conclusion that artificial sweeteners may not be any better. Both types of studies have their pluses and limitations. Some of the trials, for example, compared people who drank artificially sweetened beverages to people who drank water. [Full Article...]

United States doctor meets with specialists treating Charlie Gard

United States doctor meets with specialists treating Charlie Gard Hirano will assess the situation Monday and Tuesday. He further noted that the small number of people with Charlie's rare genetic condition, mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, would make robust clinical trials hard. British tabloid The Sun has reported that Pope Francis wants to give Charlie a Vatican passport so the court ruling can be overcome. Dr Hirano's research focuses on mitochondria... [Full Article...]


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