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Denver woman charged in shooting during pipeline protest Denver woman charged in shooting during pipeline protest
- November 01, 2016

Demonstrators have been camped out at the site since April protesting the building of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, which will span four states, disrupt sacred Sioux tribal land and could impact local drinking water if it leaks. (more...)
After Diwali Fireworks, Toxic Smog Shrouds New Delhi
- November 01, 2016

This could also make the child grow with lungs and permanent brain damage. Almost one in seven children worldwide, most of whom are in South Asia, live in places where they are exposed to high levels of outdoor air pollution, the United Nation's children's agency UNICEF revealed on Monday. (more...)
Pipeline protesters are increasingly divided over tactics
- November 01, 2016

Johns' company, Native Renewables , promotes low-priced clean energy solutions for Native American families throughout the US, with an emphasis on job creation and on benefiting the community as a whole. It also said it is monitoring the situation in North Dakota and noted its planned investment for a minority equity ownership does not include construction or management of the project. (more...)
Increased smartphone use may affect sleep, health of kids Increased smartphone use may affect sleep, health of kids
- November 01, 2016

Carter and his colleagues found that children who have mobile media devices at bedtime are more than twice as likely to sleep less than nine hours a night. Although the results do not show causative relationship between device-usage and sleep quality, the researchers noted that parents should be aware if the devices of their children is keeping the kids awake at night. (more...)
Fart blamed for fire that seriously burned woman during surgery Fart blamed for fire that seriously burned woman during surgery
- November 01, 2016

Despite the dubious atypical source of this accident, operating room fires are a known and common enough occurrence, considering the often oxygen-rich environments they occur in. The patient, in her 30s, was undergoing an operation which involved applying a laser to her cervix, the lower part of the uterus. It said there were no flammable materials in the room and all equipment was functioning normally. (more...)
NFL International Series Redskins and Bengals battle to first tie NFL International Series Redskins and Bengals battle to first tie
- November 01, 2016

I know it would cost possibly a high eight figure sum to show coverage of all of the London team's home games with our own commentators so with that in mind, it is highly likely that this coverage would either go to Sky Sports or BT Sport but based on their enthusiasm for the National Football League, I wouldn't be surprised if Sky Sports won the rights to show the coverage. (more...)
300M children breathe heavily toxic air 300M children breathe heavily toxic air
- November 01, 2016

Around two billion children , meaning more than 25 percent of the entire population, are now living in countries where air pollution is way above the yearly limit established by the World Health Organization ( WHO ). Around three million deaths a year are linked to outdoor air pollution. Other findings reveal that one in eight deaths worldwide, adults included, occurred due to air pollution , which means that unclean air has led to the death of seven million people in 2012. (more...)
Schweinsteiger returns to training with Man United first team Schweinsteiger returns to training with Man United first team
- November 01, 2016

Having received a recall to the first team , German World Cup victor Schweinsteiger stood alongside manager Jose Mourinho, while Marcus Rashford looked dapper in a sharp suit on his 19th birthday. "It is hard to control everything that goes out and your friends and family are ringing to know what is going on but I always told them the same thing - 'Listen, I am the one that knows what is going on, and I know that nothing is going on". (more...)
Ottawa's Anderson shuts out Oilers in emotional return Ottawa's Anderson shuts out Oilers in emotional return
- November 01, 2016

Anderson and the Senators announced earlier this week that Anderson's wife, Nicholle, was diagnosed with cancer. He owns a 5-1-0 record with a 2.46 goals-against average, .921 save percentage and two shutouts in six appearances this season. (more...)
More kids hospitalized with opioid poisoning More kids hospitalized with opioid poisoning
- November 01, 2016

Starting at age 10, the rate of overdoses starts to climb until the teenage years, when the highest rate of poisonings occurs. In children ages 10 to 14, the incidence of poisonings attributed to suicide or self-inflicted injury increased by 37 percent from 0.62 per 100,000 in 1997 to 0.85 per 100,000 in 2012. (more...)
One in seven children suffer high air pollution One in seven children suffer high air pollution
- November 01, 2016

That includes both outdoor and indoor air pollution that cause pneumonia and other deadly respiratory illnesses, UNICEF's report said . They breathe faster than grown ups, and take in more air relative to body weight. Lake explained that pollutants do not just harm the developing lungs of the children . It also looked at the impact of indoor pollution, commonly caused by use of fuels like coal and wood, which mostly affects children in low-income, rural areas. (more...)
'C' most common grade for hospital safety, Leapfrog Group finds 'C' most common grade for hospital safety, Leapfrog Group finds
- November 01, 2016

East Liverpool City Hospital was one of 844 hospitals to receive an "A", ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States. "We believe everyone has the right to know which hospitals are the safest and encourage community members to call on their local hospitals to change, and on their elected officials to spur them to action", she said. (more...)
Molar Minute: Local Pediatric Dentist cautions against chewy Halloween Candy
- November 01, 2016

Check with your local pediatric dentist to see if they have a candy buyback program, or donate remaining candy to a local charity. Immediately after Halloween, Dr. Over 15 years his office has collected almost 7,400 pounds of candy and donated it to local charities. "Tooth decay is 90 per cent preventable through reducing sugar consumption, regular brushing, frequent exposure to fluoride and routine visits to the dentist", he said. (more...)
Bernie Sanders to campaign for Hillary Clinton Wednesday in MI
- November 01, 2016

Sanders will discuss raising the minimum wage, making public colleges and universities tuition- free, making improvements to the criminal justice system, and why Clinton should be elected president, according to a campaign email. Clinton beat Sanders 59 percent to 40 percent in Mahoning County in the primary. Sanders appeared in Bangor to urge voters to support Clinton on October 7. (more...)
One in seven children worldwide exposed to high air pollution, UNICEF warns One in seven children worldwide exposed to high air pollution, UNICEF warns
- November 01, 2016

The UNICEF report also examines the impact of indoor pollution , commonly caused by the use of fuels like coal and wood for cooking and heating, which mostly affects children in low-income, rural areas. The report was released in advance of the November 7-18 UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, also known as COP22, the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties. (more...)
Warrant to search newly found emails obtained by Federal Bureau of Investigation Warrant to search newly found emails obtained by Federal Bureau of Investigation
- November 01, 2016

Clinton's campaign was badly jolted when Comey announced that his agents are reviewing a newly discovered trove of emails, resurrecting an issue the candidate hoped was behind her. Abedin "only learned for the first time on Friday, from press reports, of the possibility that a laptop belonging to Mr. Weiner could contain emails of hers", said Karen Dunn, a lawyer for Abedin, in a statement. (more...)
Prescott Leads Cowboys to Sixth Straight Win
- November 01, 2016

He has not played since the Cowboys third preseason game in Seattle when he left with a back injury. That's more adversity for the Cowboys to overcome. The Eagles were 2-of-4 scoring touchdowns inside the 20-yard line on Sunday night. "A lot went through my mind", Prescott said. They have to block better on plays like the one they ran for Darren Sproles on Sunday night when he was tackled for a 6-yard loss on a third-and-8 play, a mishap that cost the Eagles a chance at a field goal ... (more...)
Steelers QB Roethlisberger practices in limited capacity Steelers QB Roethlisberger practices in limited capacity
- November 01, 2016

He didn't do any other team work, Bell said, in what was the Steelers' first practice back from the bye week ahead of their Week 9 Sunday matchup on the road against the Baltimore Ravens. "Getting better", Brown texted last week. In-fact, you can expect Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin to say just that, when he addresses the media at his weekly press conference on Tuesday at noon. (more...)
LA police chief injured in off-road motorcycle accident LA police chief injured in off-road motorcycle accident
- November 01, 2016

The LAPD said Beck was riding his motorcycle off-road in the Tehachapi Mountains Saturday when he fell on a rocky trail. The chief will recov. He says he'll be actively involved in the day-to-day operation of the department while he heals from a broken pelvis. (more...)
Teal pumpkins offer children with severe allergies opportunity to enjoy Halloween fun Teal pumpkins offer children with severe allergies opportunity to enjoy Halloween fun
- November 01, 2016

A national movement has been gaining momentum to make Halloween safe for kids with food allergies. Food Allergy Research and Education , Inc. runs the nationwide initiative. Teal Pumpkin Project is geared toward making Halloween less trick and more treat for children with food allergies. Households from all 50 states and 14 countries total participated during Halloween 2015. (more...)