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Officials close to identifying person who leaked Fort Lauderdale shooting video Officials close to identifying person who leaked Fort Lauderdale shooting video
- January 11, 2017

Police took Santiago's weapon for safekeeping at the time, but he was able to reclaim it on December 8. Pittsburgh International Airport is increasing security in the aftermath of the shooting in Fort Lauderdale. A spokeswoman for the Alaska National Guard confirmed to NBC News that Esteban Santiago joined the Puerto Rico National Guard on December 14, 2007, and was deployed to Iraq from April 23, 2010 to February 19, 2011. (more...)
Lola Kirke showed off her armpit hair at the Golden Globes 2017
- January 10, 2017

Actress Lola Kirke is best known for being the sister of HBO " Girls " actress Jemima Kirke, and for her role in Amazon's " Mozart in the Jungle ". Interestingly, this is not the first time the actress has been spotted flaunting the dark wisps of her armpit hair. (more...)
Breivik makes Nazi salute as court reviews 'inhumane' prison regime
- January 10, 2017

This is not the first time the mass killer has performed the salute in court. The young right-wing Norwegian extremist who killed 77 people on July 22, 2011 was due to be back in a make-shift courtroom at his high-security prison in Skien on Tuesday. (more...)
Hostess recalls white peppermint Twinkies over salmonella worrie Hostess recalls white peppermint Twinkies over salmonella worrie
- January 10, 2017

Hostess Brands recalled its Holiday White Peppermint Hostess Twinkies in response to Blommer Chocolate Company's recall of its confectionery coating, which contains milk powder ingredients recalled by Valley Milk Products. They were distributed across the United States at grocery stores, mass merchandisers, dollar and discount stores, according to the FDA. Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to discontinue consumption and return them to the place of purchase for a ... (more...)
Breast screening 'leads to too many women having unnecessary treatment' Breast screening 'leads to too many women having unnecessary treatment'
- January 10, 2017

Women overdiagnosed with breast cancer are frightened needlessly and undergo potentially harmful, but ultimately useless, medical treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, Jorgensen said . The Danish team estimated overdiagnosis rate through a comparison of the number of early-stage and advanced breast tumors before and after Denmark began offering mammograms. (more...)
Mom wears Chewbacca mask while in labor Mom wears Chewbacca mask while in labor
- January 10, 2017

In the accompanying clip, Curtis is seen in her hospital bed, clutching her belly through contractions - but the Star Wars prop hilariously translates her cries into Shyriiwook, the sweet growling language of Wookiees. That's right, it's the same Chewbacca mask that the original Chewbacca Mom Candace Payne wore in that super popular Facebook Live . More than 12,000 people have liked the video as of Friday afternoon. (more...)
Flu season in full swing in River Region Flu season in full swing in River Region
- January 10, 2017

The scientists classified the two major types of seasonal flu viruses that can infect humans. On Sunday, a pharmacist at Shopper's Drug Mart on Eramosa Road in Guelph said almost all stores had run out of the vaccine and encouraged customers to make phone calls before heading out. (more...)
Police Investigating Turnpike Accident Caused by Dumbbell
- January 10, 2017

The police said the incident could have been much worse, resulting in one or more fatalities. Police say there was a woman also in the vehicle. Jack Decarlo was driving south on the turnpike at about 7:30 a.m. The New Jersey Turnpike was closed in both directions after the crash, but has reopened. Authorities have not released any information on where the dumbbell came from, but CBS 3 reported police were investigating an overpass near the crash site. (more...)
Leeds midfielder urges Monk to pick him for FA Cup clash Leeds midfielder urges Monk to pick him for FA Cup clash
- January 10, 2017

Uche Ikpeazu fired the hosts ahead on 25 minutes, but Garry Monk's side bounced back in the second half and won the tie thanks to a goal apiece by Stuart Dallas and Alex Mowatt. Leeds sent on Lewis Coyle for Berardi at the break but Cambridge carried on where they left off, with Mingoia having a shot blocked and Silvestri tipping over James Dunne's shot from the corner. (more...)
Alabama's Bathroom Bill Would Have People Guarding Stalls Alabama's Bathroom Bill Would Have People Guarding Stalls
- January 10, 2017

And it needs to stop". Legislators in Alabama, South Carolina and Washington filed so-called bathroom bills past year, before their respective sessions opened. Republican Delegate Bob Marshall introduced the Physical Privacy Act last week that would also prevent transgenders from using the bathroom they want in government-owned buildings. (more...)
Freezing rain will glaze roads for morning commute Freezing rain will glaze roads for morning commute
- January 10, 2017

However, freezing rain is possible from the afternoon into Tuesday night , with some locations receiving up to one tenth of an inch of ice. Prior to the wintry mix, a light snow accumulation may result in minor travel delays for the Tuesday evening commute. (more...)
Jackets face third straight top 10 team in Louisville — Georgia Tech Basketball Jackets face third straight top 10 team in Louisville — Georgia Tech Basketball
- January 10, 2017

UofL, led by Donovan Mitchell with 20 points, would race to a 16-3 lead, but could make only four of their next 21 shots during the half. We expected that. "We had to get a win tonight", he said. "For us that first 4-5 minutes it was like the movie "Jaws" or something", Pastner said. "He loves to play and he's doing real well and we're proud of him". (more...)
FDA: Cardiac devices can be hacked FDA: Cardiac devices can be hacked
- January 10, 2017

The FDA released a warning after it was discovered some implantable cardiac devices can be hacked. The company disclosed the moves some five months after the USA government launched a probe into claims the devices were vulnerable to potentially life-threatening hacks that could cause implanted devices to pace at potentially risky rates or cause them to fail by draining their batteries. (more...)
Illini struggle from start at Indiana Illini struggle from start at Indiana
- January 10, 2017

IU started the game with a 15-0 run and that boosted their confidence as they eventually took down the Illini by a score of 96-80. "Oh, yeah, they're definitely going to come out and play with a sense of urgency having lost three straight", forward Michael Finke said. (more...)
London scientists hit upon dental fix to replace fillings London scientists hit upon dental fix to replace fillings
- January 10, 2017

And another study from 2015, this time by researchers in Australia, found that tooth decay could be reversed with a high-concentration fluoride varnish before cavities form, possibly lowering the amount of treatment needed to begin with. The trial conducted in mice soaked a biodegradable sponge in an Alzheimer's drug, which then helped the tooth slowly rebuild its own cavities that extend from the surface to the root. (more...)
'Weekend Warriors' Shown to Lower Their Risk of Life-threatening Illnesses 'Weekend Warriors' Shown to Lower Their Risk of Life-threatening Illnesses
- January 10, 2017

The World Health Organization and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends that adults do at least 150 minutes per week of moderate activity, or at least 75 minutes per week of vigorous activity, or equivalent combinations. (more...)
May promises new measures to support mental health
- January 10, 2017

Mrs May will say in her speech that mental health has been "dangerously disregarded" as secondary to physical health and changing that will go "right to the heart of our humanity". The PM said these reforms will address critical flaws in the way the UK's healthcare system now operates with regards to mental illness, where she says treatment isn't accessible enough for many, young women in particular . (more...)
Obamacare a dilemma for GOP Obamacare a dilemma for GOP
- January 09, 2017

It adds a health insurance tax credit for those self-employed and others with no access to employer coverage, which requires funding. I was able to buy private insurance in a competitive market place that gave me the same level of coverage but saved $3,800. (more...)
US Congress certifies Trump presidential election US Congress certifies Trump presidential election
- January 09, 2017

Vice President Joe Biden repeatedly told objecting congressman that their attempt to disrupt the usually staid moment that their objections were invalid because they did not have the signature of a United States senator. "We can not allow a foreign nation to ever influence our elections because it harms our liberty, freedom and independence", Perlmutter said in a statement. (more...)
Search begins near Corpus Christi for 3 missing duck hunters Search begins near Corpus Christi for 3 missing duck hunters
- January 09, 2017

The men launched their 17-foot green, flat-bottomed boat off County Road 312 on the east side of Carancahua Bay about 4 a.m. Friday, according to a news release. and 1 p.m. Saturday in Calhoun County . Kendrick added that a small boat crew launched from the USCG station in Port O'Connor. The first body was recovered after 11 a.m., the second was recovered shortly after and Ruckman was the third body recovered at 4 p.m., officials said. (more...)

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