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Limited Series or Movie, Lead Actress Limited Series or Movie, Lead Actress
- July 17, 2016

Even HBO, which again earned the most bids led by " Game of Thrones ", marked a retreat in what had been its ever-growing dominance: its haul dropped from 126 nods past year to 94 this time. The hit show, based on George RR Martin's fantasy novel series " A Song of Ice and Fire ", was named outstanding drama series at last year's Emmy Awards. (more...)
GOP delegates love Pence _ even those who don't like Trump
- July 17, 2016

Trump has had trouble attracting leaders from the Republican Party to his convention - past presidential candidates Mitt Romney and John McCain will not be attending. Sherry Hunt, a delegate from Ector County, could not be reached for comment. "I think they will, because the American people have spoken that they want something different", Aderholt said. (more...)
Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year
- July 16, 2016

The CDC has also been tracking resistance to the cephalosporins, the antibiotic group that includes ceftriaxone, the other drug in gonorrhea treatment. According to a story published on the topic by US News, "Antibiotic-resistant cases of the sexually transmitted illness gonorrhea have more than quadrupled in the United States". (more...)
Superbug precursor found in US again Superbug precursor found in US again
- July 15, 2016

The colistin-resistant E coli cultured from the NY patient was the only one of 15 such bacteria from the US found associated that was with the mcr-1 resistance gene. In nearly all cases involving mcr-1, the gene is carried on a plasmid, a mobile piece of DNA that easily can transfer the gene to other bacteria. The 19 included a strain of E. (more...)
These French Women Are Fighting Stigma Around Female Body Hair These French Women Are Fighting Stigma Around Female Body Hair
- July 15, 2016

The tweet was an inadvertent call to arms for all women who rock their body hair. 16-year-old Adele Labo launched the #LesPrincessesOntDesPoils hashtag, which translates as "Princesses Have Hair, ' after having 'suffered enormously" from teasing and bullying at school due to her refusal to shave. (more...)
Nintendo shares skyrocket with release of Pokemon GO Nintendo shares skyrocket with release of Pokemon GO
- July 15, 2016

Although its popularity has waned in recent years, it has made a comeback and 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the original games. As Pokemon GO lets you take photos of the creatures in real-world surroundings using your phone's camera we have naturally begun to see people take selfies with their Pokemon . (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise names acting big nob for United Kingdom biz Hewlett Packard Enterprise names acting big nob for United Kingdom biz
- July 15, 2016

The fund owned 1,746,108 shares of the company's stock after selling 69,530 shares during the period. During the most recent trading day, the stock's price shifted up +67.74% from its 52-week low and -2.01% lower from its 52-week high. 23 Analysts talking about the company's stock have assigned a mean revenue target of $9.54B for current year. The firm's revenue was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. (more...)
Being overweight takes its toll in years Being overweight takes its toll in years
- July 14, 2016

National Cancer Institute. In Australia, approximately 60 per cent of the population is overweight or obese based on the body-mass index (BMI), which relates weight to height. The risk of developing a clot-related stroke in early adult life increased by 26 percent in women and 21 percent in men for each unit of increase in being overweight at all stages of childhood, but especially at age 13. (more...)
Barack Obama calls for revisiting the public option
- July 14, 2016

The inevitable result was more expensive insurance and worse quality coverage. What's really interesting is that earlier this year the CMS told the public that improvements in the automation process between insurers and states meant it would take insurer-initiated cancellations into account earlier in the process . (more...)
Son of slain Louisiana man speaks out for first time Son of slain Louisiana man speaks out for first time
- July 14, 2016

The lawyer, Justin Bamberg, told reporters Wednesday that Alton Sterling's family is pleased that the Justice Department is investigating the July 5 shooting but said that's not enough. The killing has sparked nationwide protests against police using excessive force on minorities after graphic video of Sterling's death hit the Internet. (more...)
Bubba Watson heads Rio Olympic men's field with Lydia Ko leading woman
- July 12, 2016

Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal has deals with more than 100 Olympics advertisers, Seth Winter, executive vice president of sales at NBC Sports , said at a press event Monday in NY. The vast majority of athletes who have withdrawn from the Olympics so far are male golfers and National Basketball Association players, sports that just so happen to include some of Texas's most visible athletes. (more...)
Jordan Spieth withdraws from Olympics, joining 3 other top golfers Jordan Spieth withdraws from Olympics, joining 3 other top golfers
- July 12, 2016

World No 15 Matt Kuchar has been named as Spieth's replacement. Losing the top four could be a big setback for men's golf and its bid to stay in the Olympics. Medical experts have confirmed that, while perhaps slight, a decision to compete in Rio absolutely comes with health risks to me and my family. Whether there's been a sea change in opinion, I don't actually think so. (more...)
Moore talks dramatic season finale and what's coming next Moore talks dramatic season finale and what's coming next
- July 12, 2016

Get excited, because Outlander's season 2 finale delivered, and then some. I welcomed the return of Geillis Duncan. The focus on Jamie more than Claire hardly alienates straight male viewers; he was enjoying being looked at while Claire enjoyed appraising him. (more...)
Sam Heughan Teases a "Very Emotional" Season Finale for 'Outlander'
- July 12, 2016

That feeling of dread is only underlined with the time stamps that accompany each cut back to the 1700s from the 1960s (more on this later), the minutes slipping away serving as a makeshift countdown to the heartache that's been brewing since the first moments of the season and Claire's return to Frank. (more...)
Spieth pulls out of next month's Olympics Spieth pulls out of next month's Olympics
- July 11, 2016

Most of those who have decided not to play have cited concerns over the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Spieth is the latest golfer to say he was not going to Rio, telling the IGF it was for "health reasons". Sweden's Henrik Stenson and England's Danny Willet are the only other top-10 committed to player at Rio. "In 1988, John McEnroe chose not to play in (tennis's first) Olympic Games". (more...)
Senate Passes A GMO Labeling Bill That The Food Industry Likes Senate Passes A GMO Labeling Bill That The Food Industry Likes
- July 09, 2016

Fischer's support of this bill and hope it will move quickly through the House so that the President may sign it before Vermont's needless labeling law inflicts any more damage on our nation's agricultural economy". Senators from Vermont opposed the bill because it strikes down Vermont's own law that required GMO labels right on the package. The National Grocers Association, which represents hundreds of independent retailers including Supervalu (SVU) and IGA Inc., said in a statement on ... (more...)
Xbox co-creator wants PS4 cross-play Xbox co-creator wants PS4 cross-play
- July 07, 2016

Just recently, the exhibitor list and hall plans were posted on the official gamescom website and curiously enough, Sony was not one of the major companies listed. In a recent report titled " Sony's PlayStation 4 Sales Help Keep Profit Target Within Reach ", Mochizuki talks about how Sony has been experiencing a decline in smartphone sensors, which has had a serious impact on its profits this quarter. (more...)
Many popular sunscreens don't meet suggested guidelines Many popular sunscreens don't meet suggested guidelines
- July 07, 2016

The FDA requires companies to put their products through tests before they can claim a certain SPF , but recent reports have called labeling accuracy into question. This was largely due to a lack of water or sweat resistance, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study. Of the 6,500 products that were categorized as " sunscreens ", the top 65 were chosen for analysis. (more...)
1st Mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus in Oakland County 1st Mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus in Oakland County
- July 06, 2016

The first test was recorded on June 6 in Altoona in Blair County, which is located roughly between Harrisburg and Pittsburgh in the west-central part of the state. All Mississippians are potentially at risk - not just the areas where cases are reported. Products that are registered with the EPA that have shown a high degree of effectiveness contain DEET, Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus or IR3535. (more...)
National organ donor registration comes to iPhone
- July 06, 2016

The forthcoming version 10 of Apple iOS mobile operating system will allow iPhone users in the U.S.to register for organ donation through Apple's consumer-facing Health app . People can access information about organ donation and ultimately enroll directly on the national register through the health app. That's no longer the case now that Donate Life has created a national registry. (more...)