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236000 absentee votes cast so far in SC 236000 absentee votes cast so far in SC
- November 01, 2016

Keep in mind, you must have a reason to vote absentee - like you're physically disabled, over the age of 65, or you'll be away on vacation. Overall ballots in Nevada are down but the Democratic lead widened after the start of in-person voting last week. (more...)
Report disputes Cam Newton's claim that he doesn't get roughing calls Report disputes Cam Newton's claim that he doesn't get roughing calls
- November 01, 2016

Newton says officials have taken the fun out of the game from him. "Honestly, it really is because at times I don't even feel safe. And enough is enough". Seahawks cornerback Sherman and his coach, Pete Carroll, complained about what they said were illegal pick plays used by Saints receivers as New Orleans came back to beat Seattle 25-20. (more...)
Transgender case lands in Supreme Court Transgender case lands in Supreme Court
- October 31, 2016

It will be the first time the court has ruled directly on transgender rights just a year after handing down the decision to legalize same-sex marriage. The U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights suit against that law. Grimm is represented by the American Civil Liberties Union in the lawsuit. (more...)
Investor's Alert Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) Investor's Alert Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARIA), Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA)
- October 31, 2016

Also, insider Timothy P. Clackson sold 25,000 shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 12th. Leerink Swann initiated coverage on Ariad Pharmaceuticals in a research note on Monday, September 26th. (more...)
Man wrestles giant panda in China zoo Man wrestles giant panda in China zoo
- October 31, 2016

CCTV footage shows a man sneaking into the enclosure and petting the sleeping 260lb animal, Mei Ling. The 120kg (19 stone) animal was startled from sleep and grabbed on to the mans leg. He then ran for the exit. The man climbed into the panda's pen to impress some girls who were with him at the zoo. According to the South China Morning Post , his pants were torn. (more...)
Vietnam reports 1st microcephaly birth likely linked to Zika
- October 31, 2016

An official said that samples were also sent to Japan's Nagasaki University for further tests, and that the link to the virus was established. The Ministry of Health's General Department of Preventive Medicine said on its website yesterday that the case had a "high probability of being linked to Zika virus and also the first in Vietnam". (more...)
Cubs Stay Alive With A Win Over The Indians
- October 31, 2016

Indians manager Terry Francona took Josh Tomlin out after he gave up one hit - just the second Cubs hit of the night - and got the next batter to ground out. We've got two more, we've got to win both of them or we're going home. Davis promptly stole second base to put the tying run in scoring position. "Our team is better than just one run, two runs, but the team played their heart out tonight". (more...)
Syrian state media say militants fire poison gas in Aleppo
- October 31, 2016

Following their offensive, the rebels, including ultra-radical ones, advanced into the government-controlled area of Assad Suburb in western Aleppo, in their push to break the siege imposed by the Syrian army on rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo. (more...)
Modi remembers Vallabhbhai Patel, anti-Sikh riots Modi remembers Vallabhbhai Patel, anti-Sikh riots
- October 31, 2016

PM Modi also said he would shortly inaugurate a digital museum of Sardar Patel. On Monday, PM Modi paid homage to Sardar Patel on his 141st birth anniversary on Monday. Modi will also release a Commemorative Stamp at a programme to be held at India Gate later in the day, besides administering Ekta Pledge and flagging off the "Unity Run". (more...)
Delaware Officials Push Flu Shots Delaware Officials Push Flu Shots
- October 31, 2016

Flu shots are available at a variety of places, including county health departments and pharmacies. Anyone who becomes ill with the flu and is pregnant, has an underlying medical condition, is older than 65 years old or younger than 2 years old, or experiences a particularly severe form of the illness should contact their healthcare provider immediately. (more...)
India's Modi expresses concern over Australia bus death India's Modi expresses concern over Australia bus death
- October 31, 2016

He said there was "a very robust clinical and legal framework" for the treatment of mental health patients in Queensland, but the review would identify any deficiencies. Quirk, who met the family and friends of Alishar, said there was no evidence that the attack was racially motivated and that residents of all races and backgrounds came together to show their support for the victim and Brisbane bus drivers. (more...)
Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH) Given Average Rating of Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
- October 31, 2016

Coca Cola HBC AG (LON:CCH) has risen 20.66% since March 30, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $89.14. The stock has "Neutral" rating given by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 22. This happens to be the consensus average, which is based on 10 firms who have in recent times issued reports on the equity. (more...)
Deadly Measles Complication More Common than Doctors Thought Deadly Measles Complication More Common than Doctors Thought
- October 31, 2016

Previously, experts believed SSPE rates to be about one in 100,000, although a recent study in Germany found SSPE in one in 1,700 children who had measles before age 5 years. Though people with SSPE often die one to two years after diagnosis, some may live slightly longer, he said. "That's why we need to keep up this herd immunity", Cherry said. (more...)
United Nations report says air pollution kills 600000 children every year United Nations report says air pollution kills 600000 children every year
- October 31, 2016

Unicef executive director Anthony Lake said the impact is shocking, with 600,000 children younger than five across the world dying every year from air pollution-related diseases. -Reduce pollution by cutting back on fossil fuel combustion and investing in energy efficiency. Indoor air pollution, mainly from wood or dung stoves, causes another three million deaths a year. (more...)
Quinnipiac: Presidential race tied in Iowa as Clinton support grows Quinnipiac: Presidential race tied in Iowa as Clinton support grows
- October 31, 2016

This year key factors are the shrinking middle class, the large number of working-age Americans either not holding jobs or earning wages inadequate to support a family. Despite his claim, polls continue to reflect a reality alternate to what Trump puts forth. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), young women, and African American voters-against Clinton. (more...)
American Airlines plane on fire at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport
- October 31, 2016

The airline said seven passengers and one flight attendant from the plane, a Boeing 767 bound for Miami, were taken to a hospital afterward for evaluation of minor injuries suffered in the incident. CNN's original report says debrit was flown as far as half a mile and "passengers hurriedly down emergency slides onto a runway". "Please let us out too", the sound of frightened passengers echoing through the background as they line up to go down the plane's escape chute slides. (more...)
Campaigns weigh in on Federal Bureau of Investigation review of Clinton email probe Campaigns weigh in on Federal Bureau of Investigation review of Clinton email probe
- October 31, 2016

A government official told The Associated Press on Saturday that the Justice Department had advised the FBI against telling Congress about the new developments in the Clinton investigation because of the potential fallout so close to the election. (more...)
Minors left stranded at Calais camp as demolition moves forward Minors left stranded at Calais camp as demolition moves forward
- October 31, 2016

The youths, who slept on the ground in cold conditions, gathered outside the hangar where migrants were registered in the past three days for relocation. Other children, at risk of abuse and extortion, slept in the camp itself. About half of the camp's estimated6 000 to 8 000 migrants have been transferred out since Monday, boarding buses to centres around France. (more...)
Gasol Scores 20 to Help Grizzlies Beat Wizards in OT Gasol Scores 20 to Help Grizzlies Beat Wizards in OT
- October 31, 2016

They launched 24 three pointers, making 11. In the game against the visiting Memphis Grizzlies, the talented roster did hint at the possibility of things to come throughout the course of the game. In the fourth quarter, there were nine lead changes and three ties. Morris drew a technical in first quarter arguing a second quick foul with referee Scott Wall after several warnings. (more...)
School attack in Idlib a potential war crime
- October 31, 2016

The civil defense said there were two schools in the area where the airstrikes hit around midday. "If deliberate, this attack may amount to a war crime ", he said. Nick Finney, North-West Syria country director with Save the Children, said his organization is "appalled" by the bombing. The UN children's agency UNICEF said the school complex was "repeatedly attacked". (more...)