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Girlfriend: Man had no chance to drop knife before shooting Girlfriend: Man had no chance to drop knife before shooting
- August 10, 2016

A man was killed by Louisville police officers early Monday morning in Southwest Louisville. LMPD Chief Steve Conrad told WAVE a man came out of the apartment armed with a knife and another machete-like weapon. Within four seconds, eight shots are fired. Wicker died at the scene. "He was a real good guy". The three officers involved have been identified as Taylor Banks, Brian Smith and Beau Gadegaard. (more...)
PM Soothes, FM Plays Hardball as GST Bill Sails Through Lok Sabha
- August 10, 2016

It has been 13 years since the tax was first mooted, but forging a political consensus has been a bruising process, as the measure would curb the powers of Indian states. However, engineering exporters' body EEPC India chairman T S Bhasin said the implementation of GST should be done in a manner to avoid procedural difficulties for exporters. (more...)
Trooper shoots, kills SC man in Kentucky Trooper shoots, kills SC man in Kentucky
- August 10, 2016

Shannon M. O'Regan, of Pine Knot, Ky., was listed in stable condition Monday at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being shot by at least one Oneida Police Department officer, according to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Leslie Earhart. (more...)
Infant's death is first Zika-related fatality in Texas
- August 10, 2016

Summer is the highest-risk period for Zika along the Gulf Coast, officials said, because that is when heat and humidity peak. Last month, the state announced its first case of microcephaly linked to Zika - also a Harris County infant. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said nationwide there are 15 cases of Zika-related birth defects and six pregnancies losses associated with infection. (more...)
Specs, Features and Everything You Need To Know About Apple Watch 2
- August 10, 2016

A new rumor about an Apple health gadget is spreading out of Taiwan - and it could be a new product, separate from the Apple Watch. Kuo said that the next generation Apple Watch will retain the size and thickness of the first generation but the changes will be in terms of power and capabilities. (more...)
Mahanadi water row: BJP leader demands immediate formation of River Board Mahanadi water row: BJP leader demands immediate formation of River Board
- August 10, 2016

Talking to newsmen during his visit, Acharya said, "Neither any drinking water project has been undertaken nor irrigation canals have been dug out as per plans for the projects". The BJD team is accompanied by three former engineers in chief of Odisha government for technical advice. While states can approach the Centre for formation of a river board, the Centre is also free to form such a board suo motu to resolve any conflict between states with regard to sharing of river water, Mohapatra, ... (more...)
Rajya Sabha passes Mental Health Care Bill Rajya Sabha passes Mental Health Care Bill
- August 10, 2016

Similarly, the Bill bans the use of shock therpay for minors with mental illness and also gives one the right to issue an " advance directive " on how he wants to be treated in case he falls mentally ill and who could be his representative in such a case. (more...)
Stephen Bear's girlfriend Lillie Lexie Gregg to enter Celebrity Big Brother house? Stephen Bear's girlfriend Lillie Lexie Gregg to enter Celebrity Big Brother house?
- August 10, 2016

The statement concluded: "Christopher Biggins has left the house". 'CBB' airs nightly on Channel 5 . But in tonight's episode of Celebrity Big Brother the former X Factor star suffered a bit of a beauty mishap. Another moment during the episode that didn't sit too well with the TV audience was Aubrey O'Day seemingly spitting into Stephen's mouth after she was given an official warning for spitting in his sandwich earlier in the week. (more...)
WWE 2K17 Soundtrack Announced - Curated by P. Diddy WWE 2K17 Soundtrack Announced - Curated by P. Diddy
- August 10, 2016

Rapper Puff Daddy has been announced as the curator and executive producer for the forthcoming " WWE 2K17 " wrestling video game. Probably the biggest surprise about the soundtrack, ironically, is that Diddy is almost nowhere to be found on something he's curating. (more...)
In Miami, Clinton to call on Congress to act on Zika virus
- August 10, 2016

The birth defects linked to the Zika virus has opened the door for a new abortion battle here in Florida. Rubio acknowledged parents faced with the severe birth defect of microcephaly in an unborn child have a very tough decision to make since the condition essentially results in a "lifetime of difficulties" for the child. (more...)
Where low-income insurance options improved, so did results Where low-income insurance options improved, so did results
- August 10, 2016

The 300,000 Kentuckians still without health insurance at the end of 2015 were more likely than their insured counterparts to be young adults, of Hispanic or Latino heritage, and working yet earning low incomes. In in every expansion state analyzed, broadening Medicaid eligibility strengthened their budgets, as governments get a guaranteed seven or eight dollars back per extra dollar dedicated to Medicaid. (more...)
Delta Outage Stymies Some Bradley Travelers
- August 10, 2016

Monday's outage at Delta Airlines continues to ground and delay flights at Orlando International Airport. Delta announced it's cancelling about 250 flights Tuesday morning as it works to reset it's operation and get crews and planes in place to take care of customers. (more...)
Two Zika-Babies Born In California With Microcephaly
- August 10, 2016

OH does report 26 travel-associated cases of Zika, which means the virus was not contracted in the United States. The California Department of Public Health told Berkeleyside it has not reported or confirmed the locations of two Zika-related births of infants with birth defects in the state. (more...)
What time is the Olympic opening ceremony?
- August 10, 2016

Fans of the Olympics have a binge-watching marathon ahead of them with NBC's coverage of the Summer Games in Rio. NBC has seen a 32 per cent decline in viewers for the Rio Olympics over the London Olympics four years ago. Rugby and equestrian venues have been free from fans, and a Brazil volleyball match on the world-famous Copacabana Beach had lots of empty seats yesterday. (more...)
3 babies test positive for bacteria at Maryland hospital
- August 10, 2016

A spokeswoman for the University of Maryland Medical System, which works with Dimensions to operate the hospital center, emphasized that the babies who tested positive for the bacteria have not shown any symptoms of Pseudomonas, which can be mild in healthy individuals but far more serious for those with compromised immune systems. (more...)
Four new cases of travel-related Zika confirmed in Louisiana
- August 10, 2016

When travel-related infections are identified, public health officials and mosquito control agencies are notified to help minimize the potential for local spread. According to American local reports, these military cases are all outside the continental United States . Mosquito-control efforts in Wynwood have been hard because it's a mixed-use area, where industrial sites are located next to a blend of residences and businesses, Frieden said earlier this week. (more...)
Rio 2016 Olympics: Sonny Bill Williams ruled out for rest of Games Rio 2016 Olympics: Sonny Bill Williams ruled out for rest of Games
- August 10, 2016

Just like last year's astonishing Rugby World Cup upset over South Africa, David upset Goliath in an opening pool match which had the Deodoro Stadium crowd in raptures. "Sonny Bill's a good player, no doubt". It was not the only shock to the New Zealand team. Joe Webber also joins Williams on the injured list with a shoulder injury. (more...)
Harmful Chemicals May Be Hiding in Your Water Harmful Chemicals May Be Hiding in Your Water
- August 10, 2016

Previous studies using laboratory animals found that exposure to high concentrations of certain PFASs are linked to health problems such as high cholesterol, low birth weight, delayed puberty, and poor response to vaccination. They are also found often near sites where the chemicals are manufactured. The chemicals are useful for their resistance to heat, water, and oil and they have hundreds of applications. (more...)
Judo: Khalmurzaev wins Russia's second judo gold at Rio Judo: Khalmurzaev wins Russia's second judo gold at Rio
- August 10, 2016

A ground-fighting specialist, Stevens dominated his opponents by bringing them to the mat and either pinning them or forcing them to submit. Had he won the gold in judo, Stevens would have been the first American man to do so. On Tuesday, Stevens reached the semifinals by defeating Bulgaria's Ivaylo Ivanov. Still, it was quite a run to the silver medal for Stevens, who defeated world No. (more...)
Sarah Michelle Gellar cheers 'brave friend' Shannen Doherty as star battles cancer Sarah Michelle Gellar cheers 'brave friend' Shannen Doherty as star battles cancer
- August 10, 2016

When she completes her chemo, Doherty will continue her fight with radiation treatments. It was hard for Doherty as she had wanted children with her present husband, and cancer medicines block the female hormone estrogen. So days like this have become a bit of the norm. "I've learned a lot of that thru all the handsome people who have shared their personal stories with me right here on Instagram ". (more...)

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