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US Paper Facing Threats For Endorsing Hillary Clinton
- October 02, 2016

Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of State was a mistake, as she has acknowledged. I mean we are very concerned about what Hillary Clinton did with her emails. Clinton now leads Trump by 6 points in Virginia. "Trump's long history of objectifying women and his demeaning comments about women during the campaign are not just good-old-boy gaffes", the editors wrote. (more...)
Clinton wins endorsements, but they may not hold much sway Clinton wins endorsements, but they may not hold much sway
- October 02, 2016

The Cincinnati Enquirer , which has "supported Republicans for president for nearly a century", endorsed Clinton and called Trump a "clear and present danger to our country". She's tough. She doesn't back down. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visits the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in Grand Rapids, Mich. (more...)
Prince George playing with bubbles in Canada is just too much Prince George playing with bubbles in Canada is just too much
- October 02, 2016

Prince William asked his daughter before picking her up. George and Charlotte are now with their parents who are on their second tour of Canada together, they will spend a week in the country at numerous engagements and it was expected the children would join them for a few tea party events. (more...)
Obama signs short-term bill to fund government past election
- October 02, 2016

Pelosi said the deal offered "a real opportunity to send a message of hope to the people of Flint", though several of her Democratic colleagues pledged not to support any spending bill that did not directly include Flint. WASHINGTON (AP ) — Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline. (more...)
Thailand Confirms Two Cases of Zika-linked Microcephaly, First in region Thailand Confirms Two Cases of Zika-linked Microcephaly, First in region
- October 01, 2016

They recommend men use condoms or refrain from sex for at least six months after returning from a Zika-hit area. Zika generally causes a mild flu-like illness, but a major outbreak in Brazil previous year revealed that it can result in severe birth defects when pregnant women are infected. (more...)
Weed Advocating Reporter Who Quit On Air Facing Jail Time Weed Advocating Reporter Who Quit On Air Facing Jail Time
- October 01, 2016

Greene, the Guardian notes, said that she was not aware of the astronomic change in her possible sentence. This statistic also holds true in states where marijuana has been legalized. "No one could ever agree on what the state of the law in Alaska actually was", Stanford Law Professor Robert MacCoun said. Eventually, she chose to quit her job to work full-time for her cannabis club. (more...)
Mission Complete: Rosetta Lands Safe & Sound on Funky-Shaped Comet
- October 01, 2016

The craft has been sending back close-up shots of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and "we're seeing some really nice images", he said. "Rock-n-roll Rosetta", added a visibly moved Matt Taylor, the mission's project scientist. Rosetta reached the comet 67P in 2014, making history as the first man-made object to orbit a comet. Flight operations director Andrea Accomazzo, who worked on Rosetta for almost 20 years, confessed "of course there is a bit of sadness" after a "long, long" ... (more...)
USA extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk USA extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk
- October 01, 2016

Zika causes only mild symptoms in adults, including fever, rash and red eyes - and some people experience no symptoms. If pregnant women are infected with Zika, either by mosquito bite or sexual contact, they face a higher risk of bearing a child with a range of birth defects including microcephaly , in which the child's skull and brain are small and deformed. (more...)
Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause Louisiana governor sues AG over anti-discrimination clause
- October 01, 2016

Edwards' office says the governor's trip will include executives from five Louisiana port districts to discuss commercial opportunities with the communist nation. Landry's office couldn't say exactly how many contracts had been rejected over this language so far. "I believe he is on the wrong side of the law and the wrong side of history", Edwards said in a press conference. (more...)
California Opens Pathway for Cars That Lack Steering Wheel
- October 01, 2016

Self-driving cars inched closer to reality this week (all by themselves) when the California governor approved a bill that would open small sections of public roads for testing. The law is unique because it would let automakers and tech companies test fully self-driving cars-Level 5-that wouldn't need human interaction. Jerry Brown, vehicles without steering wheels, brake pedals or accelerators can be tested at two Bay Area sites. (more...)
Clinton brings back Sanders to help with millennium slide Clinton brings back Sanders to help with millennium slide
- October 01, 2016

A CNN poll this week suggested third-party candidates could make a difference in Colorado: The poll found a nominal one-point lead for Trump when Johnson and Stein were included in the survey, while Clinton had a two-point lead when they were not. (more...)
3D-printed bones could change future of reconstructive surgery 3D-printed bones could change future of reconstructive surgery
- October 01, 2016

Four weeks later, researchers discovered the synthetic bone had become one with the monkey's skull, Jakus said. Many materials are also too dense, lacking the pores that would allow blood cells to colonize the area and for the body to integrate the graft. (more...)
SpaceX founder Elon Musk outlines plans to colonize Mars in 2022
- October 01, 2016

On Tuesday, Elon Musk gave a keynote talk at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he outlined SpaceX's ambitious plan to colonize Mars. Colonizing Mars has always been a fascination for Musk, who used today's speech to dive deeper into his plan for sending fleets of spaceship - sort of like Battlestar Gallactica , he said - to the Red Planet. (more...)
Deepwater Horizon Brings Life to Oil Tragedy Deepwater Horizon Brings Life to Oil Tragedy
- October 01, 2016

I was exhausted when the film ended. It's not hard to guess what to expect from Deepwater Horizon, Hollywood's depiction of the 2010 oil rig explosion that killed 11 workers and dumped some 5 million barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico. (more...)
Louis Cards walk-off win on freaky non-call by the Umpires Louis Cards walk-off win on freaky non-call by the Umpires
- October 01, 2016

The umpires left the field, and the game was over without a protest from the Reds. After the game, Bryan Price said they normally wait for the guys in the video room to call before they challenge a play, but they couldn't hear the phone ring because of the crowd. (more...)
CDC Sounds Alarm on Travel to Asia as Zika Spreads There CDC Sounds Alarm on Travel to Asia as Zika Spreads There
- October 01, 2016

The condition can also be caused by Down syndrome and other infections during pregnancy such as German measles and chickenpox. "Based on new though limited data, CDC now recommends that all men with possible Zika virus exposure who are considering attempting conception with their partner, regardless of symptom status, wait to conceive until at least six months after symptom onset (if symptomatic) or last possible Zika virus exposure (if asymptomatic)", it said in a statement. (more...)
No magic wand quick-fix for Chelsea's struggles - Conte No magic wand quick-fix for Chelsea's struggles - Conte
- October 01, 2016

While Chelsea fans have been disappointed with defeats to Arsenal and Liverpool , Conte feels the results showed him how much work needs to be done to drive the Blues back up towards the top of the Premier League. "I think that when this type of situation happens it's important to know the real truth", he said . It's important to understand how many problems you find when you arrive in a new team. (more...)
Come On Gary Johnson! Get Serious
- October 01, 2016

Matthews asked Johnson, who appeared to be having an out of body experience. Johnson also attempted to defend his infamous Aleppo question at the beginning of the town hall by arguing that voters need to look beyond geographical names and examine the deeper problem with USA foreign policy. (more...)
Thailand confirms SE Asia's first Zika-linked birth defects
- October 01, 2016

The World Health Organization said this week that any confirmed cases would be the first identified in Southeast Asia . The virus has been detected in several countries in Southeast Asia, a region home to more than 600 million people, but health authorities had not previously linked cases of Zika to local incidents of microcephaly, a rare condition where a baby's head is significantly smaller than usual and which is associated with incomplete brain development. (more...)
CDC updates Zika guidance for couples trying to conceive
- October 01, 2016

The old recommendation was eight weeks. Subscribe to Brainstorm Health Daily, our upcoming newsletter about health innovations. Aside from the Philippines, other Southeast Asian countries in the list are Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam. (more...)

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