Health


Trump charges White House race 'rigged' for Clinton
- October 16, 2016

Trump's claim - made without evidence - undercuts the essence of American democracy, the idea that USA elections are both free and fair, with the vanquished peacefully stepping aside for the victor. Trump has said the boasts were merely words and he has denied each of the allegations. "At the beginning of her last debate, she was all pumped up at the beginning". (more...)
Mom: 'Uncertainty' after surgery on twins joined at head
- October 16, 2016

He was wheeled out of the operating room around 7:40 a.m. on a stretcher, his perfectly shaped head wrapped in white gauze. The boys will spend 72 hours in intensive care before being transferred to a rehab centre for a few months. Nicole, a former pediatric physical therapist, reported on Facebook early Friday that the surgery was a success, but said the baby boys are far from out of the woods. (more...)
Nigeria 1st lady says she may not back husband's re-election
- October 16, 2016

She should therefore remain supportive and help him focus. Image Credit: EFE/Rainer Jensen. Mrs Buhari also said her husband had not told her whether he would contest the 2019 election. She heads up an initiative that promotes women's and children's health and is also working to assist the more than 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria, most of whom Boko Haram forced from their homes. (more...)
Kyle Busch wins third straight Xfinity race at Kansas Kyle Busch wins third straight Xfinity race at Kansas
- October 16, 2016

Justin Allgaier and Darrell Wallace Jr. were involved in a late wreck, though Allgaier's partially destroyed auto was able to finish a lap down in 14th. Chase Elliott will start 13th and Kurt Busch will start 15th as they try to take the pressure off the crapshoot known as Talladega by advancing in the Chase with a win. (more...)
Trump accuses Clinton of being on drugs
- October 16, 2016

His repeated assertions are sowing suspicion among his most ardent supporters, raising the possibility that millions of people may not accept the results on November 8 if Trump does not win. Democratic Party officials said they are confident they have developed the infrastructure on the ground to edge out Trump even if his supporters appear more enthusiastic. (more...)
Trump proposes drug test prior to final debate Trump proposes drug test prior to final debate
- October 16, 2016

And who wouldn't be after the week he's had? While Clinton did have a case of pneumonia in September and was seen almost collapsing by her van on 9/11, she wasn't coughing hard or wobbling at the 2nd presidential debate. Trump and Clinton will square off in their final televised debate on Wednesday evening ahead of November 8 elections. The topics of the debate, which will be moderated by Fox News' Chris Wallace, include the Supreme Court, "hotspots" for terrorism, immigration, and also ... (more...)
Belgium's tiny Germanic region stalls over Canada trade deal Belgium's tiny Germanic region stalls over Canada trade deal
- October 16, 2016

They face a deadline of a key meeting this coming Tuesday in Europe. The EU says the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement deal with Canada will improve trade, create jobs, and remove just about all tariffs and custom duties while at the same time guaranteeing European standards on anything from food and health quality to labor rights. (more...)
Obama Administration Announces Amendments Regarding Trade, Commerce With Cuba Obama Administration Announces Amendments Regarding Trade, Commerce With Cuba
- October 16, 2016

Starting Monday, cigars and rum will be subject to the same duties as alcohol and tobacco from other countries, which means travelers can bring as many as 100 cigars and several bottles of rum back from the island. You can can now bring back up to 100 cigars and 1 liter of rum from any country that sells them, as long as they're for personal use. Obama's presidential directive comes less than a month before the United States presidential elections and just a few days after the Republican ... (more...)
Five things to know about Ohio State vs. Wisconsin
- October 16, 2016

I think Coach Chryst - I don't know him very well, but I can push play (on the tape) and see it's one of the best coached teams in the United States of America. The Badgers were off this week, but Ohio State comes to town on Saturday. "It's just another opponent and no matter who it is we just have to go out there and give it our 110 percent", Dooley said. (more...)
Attorney: PCP doesn't justify police shooting
- October 16, 2016

Terence Crutcher died in a September 16 roadside encounter with police, who were called to the scene on reports of a broken down SUV. The autopsy determined the cause of death was gunshot wound to the chest, CNN reported. Lawyers working for the family of the deceased man said "the most pertinent facts of this tragedy" had not been changed by the results of the toxicology report. (more...)
Woman turns breast cancer diagnosis into platform to help others
- October 16, 2016

Dr. Michael Stewart is a diagnostic radiologist. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month upon us, many are turning their focus to their loved ones who may have been affected by the disease. "Finding it early may save them from a full mastectomy; maybe they can have breast conservation techniques like a lumpectomy". "I was fortunate that I caught it early". (more...)
Gun battle at LA restaurant leaves 3 dead, 12 wounded
- October 16, 2016

Around 1900 GMT, investigators were still on scene, and the bodies still inside the home that was temporarily turned into a restaurant. The police have one suspect in custody and are looking for a second in connection with the shooting which occurred in the West Adams district , Los Angeles. (more...)
Klopp angered by Liverpool's festive fixture schedule Klopp angered by Liverpool's festive fixture schedule
- October 16, 2016

It was the striker's fifth goal in four January games, yet Mourinho's captain will return to his native Merseyside nine months on not on the back of a similar run of form, but after an worldwide break in which he was dropped by England. Do you say "Only 50% against City because we have Sunderland on Monday". "It doesn't sound like it is right. Everyone is asking: 'Why is England not too successful in big tournaments?' Ask what other big countries are doing at this time of year - they have ... (more...)
Walmart Wellness Day is This Saturday! Walmart Wellness Day is This Saturday!
- October 16, 2016

Additionally, more than 10,000 of Walmart's licensed pharmacists will offer immunizations in all Walmart pharmacies in the US. Walmart Wellness Day is scheduled to take place from noon to 4 p.m.in more than 4,600 Walmart stores nationwide. (more...)
Atsu sheds light on Benitez's influence at Newcastle United
- October 16, 2016

If we keep doing what we are doing and collecting points, we'll be fine. "You don't need someone to say "well done" and that if you have". "We're a young team when you look at the squad, but I do have the experience and know how to get the best out of each individual". (more...)
MA woman rescued from sinking SUV MA woman rescued from sinking SUV
- October 16, 2016

The vehicle sunk to the bottom of the pond. "She said "I can't swim" I said 'I know but I have you, we have to go, we have to go, '" Perozo recalled. Without a thought for his own safety, courageous Dan Frazier dove into the icy water and began swimming out to the stricken motorist. (more...)
Crown Resorts employees including Australians 'held' in China Crown Resorts employees including Australians 'held' in China
- October 16, 2016

Crown said a group of its employees - believed to include three Australian citizens - were being questioned in China. It is not clear whether any charges have been laid or why the employees are being questioned. Chinese police arrested 13 South Korean casino executives last October, accusing them of luring wealthy punters to gamble at several venues in South Korea, with enticements such as free hotel accommodation and sexual services. (more...)
American aid worker kidnapped in Niger, official says American aid worker kidnapped in Niger, official says
- October 16, 2016

Gunmen raided the house of a US aid worker in central Niger overnight, killing his two guards before driving him off across the desert towards Mali, the mayor of the town said on Saturday. It is the first time that a USA national has been kidnapped in Niger. The U.S. Embassy in Niger issued an emergency message for U.S. citizens in the Tahoua region, warning of the high threat of kidnapping and hostage taking. (more...)
Trump attacked at debate 'when he should have been apologizing,' Clinton says
- October 16, 2016

In the 2005 video, published Friday by the Washington Post , Trump is heard telling a " giggling " TV host, Billy Bush, that "when you're a star.you can do anything", including kissing women without their consent or grabbing their genitalia. (more...)
DOH records two new cases of Zika from Metro Manila
- October 16, 2016

Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said new cases are from Mandaluyong and Makati cities. "As of October 13, we had 17 cases reported: 12 from Iloilo City and surrounding areas; one in Muntinlupa City, one in Cebu City, one in Antipolo City and the two new cases". (more...)