Health


Tropical storm warning lifted for New Jersey shore towns
- September 12, 2016

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Tropical storm Hermine weakened but lingered as it churned in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, and forecasters said it could continue to affect coastal areas of southern New England with high surf and unsafe riptides for another two days. (more...)
Hillary Clinton leaves 9/11 ceremony after feeling 'overheated'
- September 12, 2016

In an interview with The Washington Post Tim Kaine said Clinton shouldn't have to apologize, and explained that her comments were about the people involved in the "alt-right" movement, which Trump attracts and encourages. Clinton also hugged and took a picture with a little girl who was allowed past the security line. Fox News initially quoted an identified law enforcement official as saying Clinton left the memorial ceremony due to a "medical episode". (more...)
Hillary Clinton not feeling well, leaves 9/11 event early Hillary Clinton not feeling well, leaves 9/11 event early
- September 12, 2016

As she exited the apartment shortly before noon, Clinton said , "I'm feeling great". Clinton was diagnosed on Friday with pneumonia, and "was put on antibiotics, and advised to rest and modify her schedule", Dr. Asked after the event about Clinton's health incident, Trump said, "I don't know anything about it". For example, John McCain, the failed 2008 Republican presidential nominee, allowed reporters to see 1,173 pages of medical records after concerns were raised about a cancer ... (more...)
Dallas Morning News breaks GOP endorsement streak, backs Clinton Dallas Morning News breaks GOP endorsement streak, backs Clinton
- September 12, 2016

The GOP nominee took 45 percent to Clinton's 43 percent, with Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson at 7 percent and Green Party nominee Jill Stein at 2 percent, according to the poll. She told the Federal Bureau of Investigation she relied on her staff not to send emails containing classified information. Both Mrs Clinton and Donald Trump are in OH courting voters in the critical swing state. (more...)
Five More Golds For Paralympics GB In Rio
- September 12, 2016

Aggar won gold in Beijing and was unbeaten in four years until London 2012, where he was bitterly disappointed to finish fourth. The pair led from the start and held off China for ParalympicsGB's 17th gold of the Games. She subsequently had to sit out the 2015 World Championship after suffering the wrist injury. The PT4 was won by Grace Norman of the United States of America who edged out Britain's Lauren Steadman, while Allysa Seely won the PT2 event in an American 1-2-3. (more...)
Packers defeat Jaguars 27-23; Bortles passes for 320 yards in loss Packers defeat Jaguars 27-23; Bortles passes for 320 yards in loss
- September 12, 2016

There the Packers were again this past January as a wild-card team in spite of their uncharacteristic season-long struggles for an injury-battered offense. Moving the ball proved more than hard than usual last season for Green Bay. The Jaguars mounted a late drive that came up short on a fourth-and-1 play at the Packers 14. (more...)
Rodgers has 3 TDs, Packers hold off Jags Rodgers has 3 TDs, Packers hold off Jags
- September 12, 2016

The Jaguars continued to use the screen game and the short passing game to attack the Packers blitz game and drove to the Packers' 8 yard line before settling for a field goal. By the time the two-minute warning came around it was again fourth down at the Packer 46 yard line . The Jaguars had a chance to take the lead late but a Packers defensive stand preserved a win. (more...)
Saudi launches Farsi-language hajj TV amid dispute with Iran Saudi launches Farsi-language hajj TV amid dispute with Iran
- September 12, 2016

Pilgrims come from all over the world to the Hajj with Indonesia - the most populous Muslim nation - having the largest quota. The incident was the deadliest since 1990 , when 1,426 pilgrims were killed by a stampede in a tunnel between Mecca and Mina, as The New York Times reported. (more...)
Paralympic Games open with flourish in Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games open with flourish in Rio de Janeiro
- September 12, 2016

But they promise no sports or teams have been cut. Among them was former Brazilian Paralympic medalist Marcia Malsar, who fell over backwards as she carried the torch across the floor with aid of a cane. Paralympic officials say that no sports or nations have been cut out, but the "athlete experience" could suffer. The joyous rhythms of samba singers set the atmosphere in front of a packed stadium, followed by a giant projection of Brazil's Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias, and a ... (more...)
Clinton says she regrets being 'grossly generalistic' about Trump supporters
- September 12, 2016

Mrs Clinton said at a fund- raiser that Mr Trump had "lifted up" people that were "racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic - you name it". I'm determined to bring our country together and make our economy work for everyone, not just those at the top. Trump's running mate Mike Pence said Clinton had disrespected voters. (more...)
30 hurt in off-campus deck collapse in Connecticut 30 hurt in off-campus deck collapse in Connecticut
- September 12, 2016

Most of the injuries were minor and the victims, some with compound fractures, were rushed to six regional hospitals, officials said. "People were on multiple floors of that porch and it had a pancake collapse and toppled over, injuring people as they were scattering and trying to run for cover, Ortiz said". (more...)
Farah becomes first man to win three consecutive Great North Run titles Farah becomes first man to win three consecutive Great North Run titles
- September 12, 2016

Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot won the women's race on her half-marathon debut just ahead of compatriot Priscah Jeptoo. Farah, in his first race since he won consecutive gold medals in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, pulled away to win the world's biggest half marathon. (more...)
Senate Democrats block Zika funding bill for third time, website reports Senate Democrats block Zika funding bill for third time, website reports
- September 12, 2016

Republicans added a provision that would block Planned Parenthood clinics in Puerto Rico from receiving money to fight the virus, and Democrats blocked Senate passage of the bill. Marco Rubio in a statement on the Senate floor Tuesday . "We've passed legislation to grow the economy, protect our communities, strengthen national security, and serve our veterans", House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-California, said in a memo to his caucus outlining the September agenda. (more...)
Four Seminoles earn ACC weekly honors after Ole Miss victory
- September 12, 2016

Jameis Winston can't pull off any more second-half comebacks for Florida State , but that doesn't mean he can't inspire them. Kelly, who looked brilliant in the first half, looked pedestrian in the second. "Started slow", Francois said on ESPN's broadcast. Texas had a 17-point lead midway through the third quarter before seeing Notre Dame battle back and eventually get the game to overtime. (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald 'expects 2016 to be his last season' Larry Fitzgerald 'expects 2016 to be his last season'
- September 12, 2016

He's good to go for Sunday night's season opener against the New England Patriots and has continued to perform at a high level on the field. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has enjoyed a Hall of Fame-caliber career, but will it end after the 2016 season? Fitzgerald sits 15th in National Football League history with 13,366 yards and 11th in receiving touchdowns with 98. (more...)
Clinton says she regrets casting 'half' of Trump supporters as 'deplorables'
- September 12, 2016

On Sunday the candidates were expected to put their campaigns on pause as they marked the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks by attending the official commemoration in NY at the World Trade Center site. "I think it will cost her at the polls!" "A lot", Trump said. "Would you ignore our treaty obligation and have the United States turn its back on an ally under threat of being overrun by Russian Federation just because it owed money to NATO?" Towards the end of August, Clinton ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton's health re-emerges as issue in '16 campaign
- September 12, 2016

Not only has it come at a time when there was growing chatter - with very little evidence - that her health was a problem but it also happened at a 9/11 memorial event - an incredibly high-profile moment with lots and lots of cameras and reporters around. (more...)
Clinton regrets saying half of Trump supporters are 'deplorables'
- September 12, 2016

The former first lady positions herself as even-keeled in contrast to the unpredictable Trump, whom she's called "temperamentally unfit" for the Oval Office. "So I won't stop calling out bigotry and racist rhetoric in this campaign", she said. Trump tweeted Saturday morning. The hashtag #BasketOfDeplorables was trending on Saturday morning as many Twitter users either condemned or supported Clinton's remarks. (more...)
40 who died in Pennsylvania in 9/11 attack remembered 40 who died in Pennsylvania in 9/11 attack remembered
- September 12, 2016

United Airlines Flight 93 was heading from Newark, New Jersey to San Francisco when it was hijacked by four terrorists. "You don't move forward - it always stays with you", Tom Acquaviva, who lost his son, Paul Acquaviva. Ceremony organizers included some additional music and readings Sunday to mark the milestone year. But they are keeping close to what are now traditions: moments of silence and tolling bells, an apolitical atmosphere and the hourslong reading of the names of the dead. (more...)
Kejriwal visits Punjab, slams Prakash Singh Badal-led government Kejriwal visits Punjab, slams Prakash Singh Badal-led government
- September 12, 2016

However, the SC refused to stay the operation of 4 August verdict of the high court and said it would rather list the matter for final hearing on 15 November. "The situation arising out of the Presidential reference to Supreme Court on the SYL issue was a 100 per cent creation of Badal (Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal)", she said, accusing the SAD-BJP government of not putting the facts before the apex court. (more...)