Health


Obama issues rule granting paid sick leave to federal contract workers Obama issues rule granting paid sick leave to federal contract workers
- September 30, 2016

The rule will allow workers to use paid leave if they are sick, need to take care of a sick family member or must see a doctor or take a family member to a medical appointment. More than 20 cities and states have independently made paid sick time mandatory, however, in a trend towards expanded leave policies. Workers can use that time to care for themselves or a loved one, not just in the event of physical sickness or injury, but also mental illness, domestic abuse and other situations . (more...)
Kane scan results give Tottenham a boost Kane scan results give Tottenham a boost
- September 30, 2016

We said good sign for Spurs' fans because if Tottenham loose tonight's match, their chances of progression in the knock-out phase will be fairly reduced. Ben Davies is likely to stand in for Rose at left-back while Dele Alli could drop into central midfield alongside the more defensive Victor Wanyama. (more...)
World's First Three-Parent Baby Born
- September 30, 2016

Zhang plans to make a full presentation of the case at a medical meeting next month in Salt Lake City, Utah. It's not clear where the child was born. Zhang performed the procedure in Mexico, where, he told New Scientist , " there are no rules ". (more...)
Eric Decker not practicing again Thursday for Jets Eric Decker not practicing again Thursday for Jets
- September 30, 2016

The New York Jets wide receiver dealt with what appeared to be a minor injury last week while preparing for Kansas City, but it worsened in the 24-3 loss on Sunday. "I'll see where he is [Friday] before I can make a decision on how serious or not serious it is". He didn't mention the shoulder aggravation until Tuesday, Bowles said. (more...)
More troops headed to Iraq
- September 30, 2016

Pro-government forces, including Kurdish Peshmerga and Shia-dominated paramilitary fighters, have retaken nearly half of the territory since then. "Also to protect and expand Iraqi security forces' gains elsewhere in Iraq ", he added. The US claims its troops in Iraq are supporting government forces fighting against Daesh. In addition to lacking basic food and water, Iraqis are traveling such great distances they're wearing out their shoes. (more...)
First Baby Born with 3 Parents
- September 30, 2016

A baby with three parents' DNA was born following a controversial fertility procedure at a Mexican clinic, reports The New York Times . This egg is then fertilized with the father's sperm. This embryo was then implanted into the mother. Alana Saarinen, a teenager born using a "three parent" method, spoke to the BBC in 2014. Also, a male embryo was used so that the resulting child could not pass on mitochondrial DNA . (more...)
Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians
- September 30, 2016

Obama said they - and Smith and Carlos - were among those "who paved the way" for the diversity on current U.S. teams. Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolph Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well. (more...)
5 takeaways from Wells Fargo CEO's Senate hearing 5 takeaways from Wells Fargo CEO's Senate hearing
- September 29, 2016

The CEO of Wells Fargo apologized before harshly critical senators Tuesday for betraying customers' trust in a scandal over allegations that employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts and moved money into them. Later that day he said through a spokeswoman, "I feel accountable and our leadership team feels accountable-and we want all our stakeholders to know that". (more...)
Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika
- September 29, 2016

Only 45 senators in the Republican-controlled 100-seat Senate voted in favor of a procedural step needed for consideration of the stop-gap funding bill to fund federal agencies until December 9. They also beat back numerous attempts by Republicans to score policy victories in the bill, including efforts to stop the privatization of internet domain name assignments. (more...)
Genetically modified baby born with DNA from 2 women
- September 29, 2016

Around a quarter of the mother's mitochondria have the disease-causing mutation in them, yet the mother is healthy . Before giving birth to her son in April, she had already had four miscarriages and two children who died of Leigh syndrome . (more...)
Zayn Malik shares the reason for quitting One Direction Zayn Malik shares the reason for quitting One Direction
- September 29, 2016

Zayn Malik revealed he despises the term " celebrity " and considers it a unsafe word as it can make people feel more superior. Meanwhile, the 23-year-old singer - who is dating model Gigi Hadid - previously admitted he feels "free at last" after quitting One Direction . (more...)
Miss Universe 1996 breaks silence on Donald Trump's body shaming attacks
- September 29, 2016

Sanders, referring to the president of CNN. "I saved her job because they wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight. That is how I see her", Machado said. Alicia Machado, who won the beauty contest in 1996, has emerged as a symbol of what critics of the Republican presidential nominee view as his misogyny. (more...)
IN experiences surge in online voter registration IN experiences surge in online voter registration
- September 29, 2016

Through Monday, 4.7 million people had registered to vote in IN, according to the secretary of state's office. The Indiana allegations come amid some mild national hysteria over voter fraud, fueled partly by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's claims that the November election will be "rigged" somehow. (more...)
New Blindspot Season 2,Episode 4 Official Spoilers,Synopsis Released By NBC New Blindspot Season 2,Episode 4 Official Spoilers,Synopsis Released By NBC
- September 29, 2016

Navigating these waters for Jane will probably continue to prove hard, but we're excited to see her work to figure that out as we get further and further along this season. In fact, one fan even posted on Twitter that Patterson is now becoming her team's hero in Season 2. In the new episode 4 press release: Nas (Archie Panjabi) and Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) will end up navigating their new dynamic as co-leaders during the team's hunt for a museum gala assassin, who will turn out ... (more...)
Business roundup: Stocks jump on report of OPEC deal Business roundup: Stocks jump on report of OPEC deal
- September 29, 2016

Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Qatar's energy minister and current Opec president, announced the deal after several hours of talks on Wednesday in the Algerian capital Algiers . The agreement on production comes just weeks after the International Energy Agency said that growth in oil demand had slowed significantly during the third quarter, further suppressing crude prices. (more...)
Rex Ryan, ace reporter? Asks Pats' Edelman if he'll play QB
- September 29, 2016

So no, this obviously isn't good new for Ryan's Bills, who shockingly toppled the Cardinals for their first win of the season Sunday. Brown was a seventh-round pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2015. He's now tied for first. Brissett performed admirably, particularly for a third-string quarterback behind Brady and Garoppolo, but has been more pedestrian. (more...)
Chromium-6 Levels Elevated In Local Water Systems Chromium-6 Levels Elevated In Local Water Systems
- September 29, 2016

Filtration systems were installed on drinking water wells and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has installed 51 filtration systems at homes where Chromium 6 has been detected. Walsh said he attributed that to improvements in detection technology, not an increase in contaminant levels. For some chemicals, however, more stringent standards are set based on in-house analysis and recommendations. (more...)
Kite Pharma Claims CAR-T Trial Victory, FDA Filing Next Kite Pharma Claims CAR-T Trial Victory, FDA Filing Next
- September 29, 2016

US based company, Kite Pharma, Inc.'s (KITE)'s latest closing price distance was 15.54% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at 5.59% and 5.07% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. (more...)
Trump Chinese Climate Change Hoax Tweet Tops First Debate
- September 29, 2016

It's as bad as Gary Johnson saying we shouldn't tackle climate change because the sun will engulf Earth in several billion years. Ultimately then, the election results could be deeply impacted by the climate voters. These aren't responsible words from someone of his stature, but are business thoughts that exclusively chase after power and profits, while entirely disregarding the environment. (more...)
House OKs plan for $170 million to fix Flint water system
- September 29, 2016

Democrats dropped their demands over Flint after they assured by Republican leaders in the Senate and House that the residents would receive aid after the election. Despite the last-minute theatrics, lawmakers on both sides have vowed to avoid a government shutdown, especially in an election year. That legislation overwhelmingly passed the Senate on September 15 with about $220 million in Flint-inspired aid. (more...)

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