Health


Hawaiian Officials Concerned over The Rat Lungworm Disease Outbreak Hawaiian Officials Concerned over The Rat Lungworm Disease Outbreak
- April 10, 2017

Next thing you know, your brain is being invaded and it doesn't sound good at all. In infected people, the infection may be symptomless and resolve on its own. According to the Hawaiian health officials, in the last three months, approximately six cases of the rat lungworm disease have been confirmed. Apart from Hawaii, other states that are affected by rat lungworm infection are California, Alabama, Louisiana and Florida. (more...)
Ceremony held in commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
- April 10, 2017

The Prince of Wales described their efforts as "an extraordinary example of selflessness for our future generations". Major Shawn Thirlwell has served in the army for 25 years, and said remembering the battle of Vimy Ridge is remembering what being a soldier is all about. (more...)
May says will get best Brexit deal for British enclave Gibraltar
- April 10, 2017

Two different versions of how it played out have emerged: One came from European Union officials close to Tusk, who insist the two leaders agreed to "lower tensions" over the disputed territory on the Spanish coast. Nigel Farage , one of the chief backers of Brexit, said Britain would not be held hostage by the Parliament. Following a debate in Strasbourg , the European Parliament voted in favor of a tough line on Brexit negotiations. (more...)
Australia sweeps Isner, United States in Davis Cup openers Australia sweeps Isner, United States in Davis Cup openers
- April 10, 2017

Jordan Thompson has given Australia the flawless start to the Davis Cup quarter-final against the United States in Brisbane with a four-set win. With Australia 2-1 up going into the final day, Kyrgios clinched the victory with a 7-6, 6-3, 6-4 straight sets win over Querrey to give the hosts an unassailable lead. (more...)
France's Macron unveils priorities as race tightens
- April 10, 2017

Polls show National Front candidate Le Pen and centrist independent Macron in a dead hit at around 25 percent heading into the first round on April 23. "Some had forgotten that Marine Le Pen is the daughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen", Macron, the front-runner in the April 23-May 7 two-round election, told BFM TV. (more...)
Worshippers throng to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday Worshippers throng to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday
- April 10, 2017

It is a celebration and remembrance of Christ's death and Resurrection as related in the Scriptures, culminating on Easter Sunday. "I'm trusting that the leader will come up with something good, but I don't know what it will be". Easter , he said, is a joyful service. On Thursday of Holy Week , Jesus celebrated Passover with his disciples. Good Friday , the day of Our Lord's death on the cross, is a day of fasting and abstinence. (more...)
Single-payer health care would benefit all Americans Single-payer health care would benefit all Americans
- April 10, 2017

The Republicans' plan is nothing more than a tax break for millionaires in the guise of health care. What new ideas are being explored on how to reach equity in health insurance, through a "public option" approach, which offers a Medicare-like plan or a single payer system for everyone? Aside from the findings of The Pew Research Center, Delamaide cites a Kaiser poll . (more...)
Maple Leafs G Andersen to sit regular-season finale Maple Leafs G Andersen to sit regular-season finale
- April 10, 2017

The Washington Capitals clinched the Presidents' Trophy on Wednesday, and they will face the No. 2 wild-card team. I know what you're going to say, "but this is the Leafs we're talking about, Chris". But he also doesn't see any reason to worry about that outcome either. So in that regard you don't want to be the wildcard, but we're going to end up now - it's out of our hands. (more...)
Heat bounce back and keep playoff hopes alive with victory over Wizards Heat bounce back and keep playoff hopes alive with victory over Wizards
- April 10, 2017

Markieff Morris was back after missing Thursday's game in NY, and had one of his best games of the season. Second year Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr . "I knew I wanted to give us a chance just in case I missed to get a second opportunity, so I went a little bit early and it worked out". Scott Brooks has consistently demonstrated the ability to call the right play out of timeout situations during this season. (more...)
Syria Khan Sheikhoun Airstrike Syria Khan Sheikhoun Airstrike
- April 10, 2017

Abdel Hameed Alyousef, 29, of Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, looks at photographs of his deceased children on his cell phone in Antakya, southeastern Turkey, late Friday, April 7, 2017 . The World Health Organisation said victims bore the signs of exposure to nerve agents, and Amnesty International said evidence pointed to an "air-launched chemical attack". (more...)
Pressure on Maple Leafs going into final weekend of season Pressure on Maple Leafs going into final weekend of season
- April 10, 2017

That means the Bruins will start on the road, but they still have a chance to avoid the top-seeded Capitals in the first round if they can stay ahead of Toronto. Bruins No. 2 goalie Anton Khudobin stopped 21 of 24 shots he faced in the first two periods before he was replaced by starter Tuukka Rask. Prior to losing 2-1 to the Ottawa Senators on Thursday evening, the Bruins had reeled off six straight victories. (more...)
Srinagar bypolls: City records 6.5 percent voter turnout Srinagar bypolls: City records 6.5 percent voter turnout
- April 10, 2017

In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces resorted to firing on protesters in Budgam district, today, as youth hurled stones on polling stations in the area. The previous lowest turnout in the prestigious seat was 11.93 per cent in 1999 when Omar Abdullah had defeated Mehbooba Mufti in a straight contest. Returning Officer Roshni Aparanji Korati told PTI that 11 EVMs and 20 VVPAT machines were replaced during the polling due to faults. (more...)
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick not giving up on top-four finish
- April 10, 2017

He added: " We don't score enough goals, it is as simple as that ". United eventually ensured their unbeaten Premier League run would extend to a 20th match in stoppage time after Ashley Williams handled a shot from substitute Luke Shaw, leading to a red card and spot-kick. (more...)
NY budget talks collapse; Senate walks out
- April 10, 2017

Extended until 2022. Costs $420 million per year - largest state incentive in U.S. He said the local delegation of state lawmakers has been good about staying in touch with local government about budget developments. A proposal to initially deal with 16- and 17-year-olds in a new Youth Court has garnered the support of liberal Democrats and more centrist politicians like Cuomo and the Senate's Independent Democratic Conference, a breakaway group of Democrats who collaborate with the ... (more...)
Yogi govt vows not to allow liquor shops near religious places, schools Yogi govt vows not to allow liquor shops near religious places, schools
- April 10, 2017

The hotels owners alleged in the petition that the Excise Department's action is against the Supreme Court verdict. The minister said that unlike the previous governments when complaints were left unattended, the new regime is responsive. (more...)
Pope prays for victims and families of Russian Federation bomb attack
- April 10, 2017

As well as those who died, dozens of people were injured in the bombing attack. The Interfax news agency said authorities believe the suspect was linked to radical Islamic groups and carried the explosive device onto the train in a backpack. (more...)
In Gallup poll, 55% of Americans now support Affordable Care Act In Gallup poll, 55% of Americans now support Affordable Care Act
- April 10, 2017

About half also say lack of support from moderate Republicans in Congress (47%) and lack of leadership from President Trump (47%) were major factors. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried - and failed - to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. (more...)
Another Missing Puzzle Piece Added to April the Giraffe's Mysterious Pregnancy
- April 10, 2017

The park's live stream was interrupted briefly when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported the images contained explicit material and nudity. However, April's many anxious fans can now subscribe to receive text alerts when April goes into labor - and for the first disclosure of whether the newborn is male or female. (more...)
Gold medalist, bridesmaid in the lead for the green jacket in Augusta Gold medalist, bridesmaid in the lead for the green jacket in Augusta
- April 09, 2017

He is at 4-under for the event, same as Sergio Garcia, Thomas Pieters and first-round Charley Hoffman, who followed his 65 with a 75. Phil Mickelson started out birdie-birdie before his round fell apart with a chunked wedge on No. He is the only player to shoot under par in all three rounds. Not to be overlooked was a 10-foot birdie chance on the 14th, and a 5-foot birdie putt he missed on No. (more...)
U.N. Holds Emergency Session After U.S. Airstrikes Against Syria
- April 09, 2017

Decrying the "abhorrent" chemical weapons attack, the United Nations chief stressed the need for accountability for such crimes in line with existing worldwide norms and Security Council resolutions. Bolivian Ambassador Sacha Lorenti said the United States had behaved like "investigator, attorney, judge and executioner" in Syria. Russian Ambassador to the UN Vladimir Safronkov called the appeals for the political process to move forward "hypocritical" after the U.S. (more...)

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