Health


Barrier that kept Harambe from Humans ruled not to Standard
- November 20, 2016

The incident made national headlines and the zoo improved the barrier several weeks after Harambe's death. The animal's killing drew widespread media attention over the summer. The male gorilla grabbed the child and dragged him through the enclosure. The U.S. Agriculture Department inspection report, obtained by the AP, said the zoo's unsafe animal response team was correct to shoot the gorilla, Harambe, because it determined the child had been in "life-threatening danger". (more...)
Trump meets with Mattis, retired Marine general Trump meets with Mattis, retired Marine general
- November 20, 2016

In Mattis, Trump has a candidate who was held in high regard throughout the ranks of the Marine Corps . during his 44 years of service. Trump's Sunday schedule in Bedminster includes New Jersey Gov. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Michael Flynn for national security adviser, and Rep. Mike Pompeo for Central Intelligence Agency director. Trump also met on Saturday with Romney, who is a possible selection as the top USA diplomat. (more...)
OPEC Output Agreement Outlook Improves On Rumors Of New Iran Proposal OPEC Output Agreement Outlook Improves On Rumors Of New Iran Proposal
- November 20, 2016

Oil started the day in the positive, with USA crude briefly up by as much as $1, on optimism that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) would reach an agreement to cap production at its meeting in Vienna on November 30. (more...)
Savannah firefighter dies on scene of ferry ramp collapse Savannah firefighter dies on scene of ferry ramp collapse
- November 20, 2016

Curry was helping pull people from the water when he had a medical emergency. All other injuries appeared to be minor, officials said. The TV station reported medical personnel on the scene provided first aid to Curry before transporting him for treatment. (more...)
Rajinikanth vs Akshay Kumar! Poster inside Rajinikanth vs Akshay Kumar! Poster inside
- November 20, 2016

The live streaming video of Endhiran 2.0 can watch from Lyca Production's Offical Youtube Channel, WORLDHAB's Facebook's page. The first look poster of Akshay in the movie presents him with long nails, golden eyes and shaggy eye-brows. Directed by Shankar , the film also stars Amy Jackson , Sudhanshu Pandey and Adil Hussain in pivotal roles. There is another movie that is releasing at the same time. (more...)
Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon Heavy security at Trump Tower not going away anytime soon
- November 20, 2016

But when asked about it again Thursday, de Blasio said "they are important" and said the issue would be addressed Friday. A call to the store today revealed that it now has greeters stationed outside on the corner of 56th Street and Fifth Avenue to encourage shoppers' visits (it's within the barricade). (more...)
World Health Organization decision to downgrade Zika emergency a recipe for disaster?
- November 20, 2016

The mosquito-borne Zika virus will no longer be treated as an global medical emergency, the World Health Organization ( WHO ) has declared. The infection has been linked to severe birth defects in nearly 30 countries. The WHO decision is "unwise", said Dr. Lawrence O. Gostin, director of Georgetown University's O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. (more...)
Bank employees body criticizes RBI for poor planning after demonetisation Bank employees body criticizes RBI for poor planning after demonetisation
- November 20, 2016

The work to be undertaken includes removing all the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, which account for 90 per cent of the currency at ATMs, and replenishing them with Rs 100 notes , carrying out changes at the Switch level to ensure banned notes are not dispensed and reconfiguring the machines to handle the newer Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes. (more...)
Dying girl's letter asking for her remains to be frozen
- November 20, 2016

She wrote to the judge explaining that she wanted "to live longer" and did not want "to be buried underground". JS, who lived with her mother in London , was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer last year and by August this year she had been told her illness was terminal and active treatment came to an end. (more...)
Father of cryogenically-frozen girl 'did not get to view her body'
- November 20, 2016

A young teenage girl was reportedly cryogenically frozen after she died from cancer on October 17. Just before she died, her case has been approved, and she could legally be "frozen" in the United States . "She met him the next day, the 7th of October, and she referred to him as Mr. Hero Peter Jackson". He spent years fighting to see his daughter after separating from her mum soon after the teen's birth in 2002. (more...)
WHO Lifts Zika Emergency, Prepares for Long-Term Fight Against 'Enduring' Threat
- November 20, 2016

The experts who recommended ending the emergency said they did not consider the current Zika crisis over. Zika has spread to some 60 countries and territories since the current outbreak was identified previous year in Brazil , raising alarm over the rare birth defect microcephaly, as well as other neurological disorders it can cause in infants and adults. (more...)
Coronated-Paul Ryan Nominated 'Unanimously' by Voice Vote
- November 20, 2016

R-Wis., enjoys broad support among the GOP rank-and-file — but his qualms reflect ongoing discomfort over how Ryans brand of Republican politics will meld with Trumps. Since Republicans will retain a majority of about two dozen seats in the new Congress, today's vote virtually assures Ryan's election as speaker in January. (more...)
As TPP falters, Malaysia looks to China trade pact to bolster trade
- November 20, 2016

From Obama down, United States officials have stressed that the election has not changed the country's economic and strategic interests, and that Trump may yet recalibrate his views. U.N. National Security Advisor Susan Rice said Sunday that President Barack Obama's "rebalance to Asia" policy must continue as greater engagement with the region is key to US prosperity and security. (more...)
Democrats trying to rebuild the party
- November 20, 2016

The former Democratic candidate believes the Democratic party needs an autopsy in order to figure out how to connect with the working class voters who went for Trump this year. I don't know what the Democratic Party is attempting to do here. Reince Priebus, who Trump named as his chief of staff, said the criticism of Bannon did not reflect the person he knew. (more...)
We worked on system all week - Isco after Madrid derby triumph We worked on system all week - Isco after Madrid derby triumph
- November 20, 2016

Ronaldo now boasts 18 goals against Madrid's city rivals, taking him one above the previous best in this fixture set by Santiago Bernabeu great Alfredo Di Stefano. But it was Real's blistering start that put it on the front foot, something Simeone highlighted as the decisive factor in his post-match press conference. (more...)
Myanmar health authorities struggle to prepare for Zika outbreak
- November 20, 2016

Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious diseases expert at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, said the health emergency declared by WHO was focused on understanding the role the virus played in microcephaly and Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a disorder that can lead to paralysis. (more...)
Famed Texas heart surgeon Denton Cooley died at 96 Famed Texas heart surgeon Denton Cooley died at 96
- November 20, 2016

He was 96, according to the Houston Chronicle . Eleven years later, Cooley founded the Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, and is recognized nationally and around the world for its many significant contributions in the fight against heart disease. (more...)
Climate Change Doesn't Care About Politics — NASA Scientist
- November 20, 2016

Trump had earlier dubbed climate change a "hoax" and said he wanted to give a boost to the United States coal, oil and shale industries and get rid of Barack Obama's plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. (more...)
Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space
- November 20, 2016

At 6:42 p.m. ET, as the day's launch window closed, the almost 200-foot United Launch Alliance rocket shot from Launch Complex 41 with more than 2.2 million pounds of thrust from a Russian main engine and four solid-fuel rocket boosters. The imager on the satellite will be able to refresh as frequently as every 30 seconds, according to NOAA . The spectral imagery, combined with doppler radar data, "will improve our understanding of whether a storm is growing or decaying", Pica said. (more...)
FDA: Recall of some Sabra hummus products FDA: Recall of some Sabra hummus products
- November 20, 2016

Listeria monocytogenes can cause deadly infections in children, elderly and other people with weak immune systems. Symptoms of listeriosis vary, but usually include fever, muscle aches, stiffness, abdominal pain and diarrhea. For a full list of impacted products, visit the FDA's website here. The products were made prior to November 8 and distributed to stores across the United States and Canada. (more...)