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Kid Rock Fires Back at Critics, Stresses 'I Love Black People' Kid Rock Fires Back at Critics, Stresses 'I Love Black People'
- September 12, 2017

In a blistering essay shared on the musician's on Facebook page, Kid Rock - who has indicated a possible run for the Michigan Senate - advised his followers to pay zero attention to the "garbage" that the "extreme left" is generating. (more...)
Campylobacter Puppies Linked to Outbreak Traced to Petland Campylobacter Puppies Linked to Outbreak Traced to Petland
- September 12, 2017

The bacteria, a common cause of diarrheal illness that can spread through contact with dog feces, has sickened at least 39 people in Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Florida. Between September 15, 2016, and Sept. 1, 2017, twelve Petland employees in four states were infected as well as 27 people who purchased a puppy at Petland, visited a retail location, or visited or live in a home with a puppy sold through Petland. (more...)
Two deaths attributed to West Nile virus in Windsor Two deaths attributed to West Nile virus in Windsor
- September 12, 2017

The health unit says the risk of West Nile continues until the area experiences temperatures below freezing. Most people with the virus never develop symptoms and will not know that they have the virus. They also suggest using bug repellent that has DEET, wearing light-coloured clothing, long-sleeved shirt, long trousers and hat when outdoors as well as limiting the time you spend outside at dawn and dusk. (more...)
Are you barking up the wrong tree by sleeping with your dog? Are you barking up the wrong tree by sleeping with your dog?
- September 11, 2017

A new Mayo Clinic study says having canine companions could actually help some people sleep better. "My main recommendation is for people to take a look at their setup and carefully consider whether it is truly working or not", Krahn said, "and not allow loyalty to their pet to blind them to consequences that aren't desirable to their sleep". (more...)
Pakistan foreign minster in Iran on one-day visit
- September 11, 2017

Matters of mutual interests, bilateral ties and regional situation will be reviewed in the meetings, while US Afghan policy and its effects on region will also be part of the discussion. Both Ministers shared deep concern over human rights violations in the Indian Occupied Kashmir. Pakistan and Iran say there is no military solution for the conflict in Afghanistan and that a negotiated political solution is imperative for lasting peace. (more...)
NJ crews head to FL to assist in hurricane recovery NJ crews head to FL to assist in hurricane recovery
- September 11, 2017

The Red Cross is also operating a larger shelter at the Columbus Civic Center, which is holding more than 500 evacuees, Mayor Tomlinson said in a press release announcing the opening the second shelter. They need volunteers, and they need money. High-image recognition tools and online comparison with previous imagery may help identify areas with the most damage and allow the extent of damages to be understood more quickly. (more...)
DNA Tests Prove Female Viking Warriors Are More Than Just Legends DNA Tests Prove Female Viking Warriors Are More Than Just Legends
- September 11, 2017

According to Hedenstierna-Jonson, the warrior had "most likely planned, led and taken part in battles". This grave has been the example of what a Viking warrior burial should look like for over a century. Hedenstierna-Jonson said that since the first indications came through that the warrior was a woman , the researchers have been met with a fair share of skepticism, with critics questioning whether the bones analyzed are actually from that specific grave. (more...)
Bangladesh offers land to shelter Rohingya fleeing Myanmar Bangladesh offers land to shelter Rohingya fleeing Myanmar
- September 11, 2017

She has repeatedly denied accusations of human rights abuses against the Rohingya , and in April denied to the BBC that ethnic cleansing was taking place. However, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , told CNN the government would not be accepting the offer. Lawyer and Chief Executive of the Centre for Human Rights Research and Advocacy, Azril Mohd Amin, said Malaysia's effort in sending a humanitarian mission would be more meaningful if the safe zone could be ... (more...)
Under-pressure De Boer positive about Palace future Under-pressure De Boer positive about Palace future
- September 11, 2017

Burnley have seven points and are up to seventh in the table, although it was not all good news as goalkeeper Tom Heaton was forced off with an arm injury after falling awkwardly in the first half. Palace perhaps deserved something from a hugely-improved performance - and nearly got it when Scott Dann somehow contrived to head wide from point-blank range in injury time - but it may not be enough to save the Dutchman his job. (more...)
Veteran film actress BV Radha passes away Veteran film actress BV Radha passes away
- September 11, 2017

Ramaiah Hospital. Following her husband, Radha donated her body to a medical college in Bengaluru. Born as Rajalakshmi in 1948 in a family of farmers, she made her debut with the Kannada film, Navakoti Narayan. A few years back, Radha had suffered from cancer, and her husband, K S L Swamy, had provided her treatment till she was completely cured of cancer. (more...)
AI can identify sexual orientation better than humans do AI can identify sexual orientation better than humans do
- September 11, 2017

The study, which was conducted by researchers Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang, analyzed more than 35,000 facial images posted on a U.S. dating website. By contrast, a human was only able to identify sexual orientation 61 percent of the time for men and 54 percent for women. The model performed worse with women, telling gay and straight apart with 71% accuracy after looking at one photo, and 83% accuracy after five. (more...)
International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar International Concern Grows Over Rohingya Exodus From Myanmar
- September 11, 2017

Yet to ignore the constraints of the political matrix within which Suu Kyi is operating would be a mistake. Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is coming under more pressure by the global community to end the violence against the minority Rohingya Muslims. (more...)
A minute of your life can save another life A minute of your life can save another life
- September 10, 2017

The reports also suggest less than 50 percent of people are aware men are more likely to commit suicide than women and only 32 percent recognise a relationship between alcoholism and suicidal thoughts. "Prior studies have shown that phone-based helplines are a significant intervention in preventing suicide", she said. "Don't sensationalize it. Don't glamorize it". (more...)
Former President Barack Obama makes surprise visit to DC school Former President Barack Obama makes surprise visit to DC school
- September 10, 2017

Mr Obama had personally appealed to Mr Trump to keep the programme, which prevented almost 800,000 people who came to the USA as children from being deported. One of the things I did throughout my presidency was meet with groups of young people everywhere I went, whether it was here in the United States or when I was traveling overseas. (more...)
7% extra cess on SUVs; small cars exempt 7% extra cess on SUVs; small cars exempt
- September 10, 2017

Jaitley said the portal did face technical glitches on two-three occasions due to overload. The GST Council has announced hike in cess for mid-size cars at 2 per cent, luxury cars at 5 per cent and SUVs at 7 per cent. The Council yesterday decided on the quantum of hike in cess in various segments. For easier compliance, the GST Council has already allowed businesses to file simplified GSTR-3B for four more months until December. (more...)
NC Attorney General sues Trump over DACA NC Attorney General sues Trump over DACA
- September 10, 2017

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, along with 16 attorneys general throughout the country, filed a lawsuit against President Trump this afternoon over what they allege is the "discriminatory animus" of his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for undocumented youths. (more...)
Delhi: 5-Year-Old Girl Raped Inside School, Government Orders Magisterial Probe Delhi: 5-Year-Old Girl Raped Inside School, Government Orders Magisterial Probe
- September 10, 2017

The girl is in a critical condition and police have arrested the accused who was absconding after committing the heinous crime. The Delhi Government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old girl in a Shahdara school, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said. (more...)
West Nile Virus risk level raised to 'moderate' in Burlington West Nile Virus risk level raised to 'moderate' in Burlington
- September 09, 2017

OH had 17 West Nile virus cases in 2016 including four deaths, 35 in 2015 including two deaths and 11 in 2014 including one death. "We highly recommend residents and visitors to the county take steps to protect themselves". In 2002, Wisconsin documented its first human infections and 52 cases were reported that year. "West Nile Virus was identified in an adult Ochlerotatus dupreei , a species that is occasionally collected in light traps in Brunswick County". (more...)
Hurricane Harvey is a reminder to Marylanders to consider flood insurance Hurricane Harvey is a reminder to Marylanders to consider flood insurance
- September 08, 2017

With storms becoming more severe and arriving more unpredictably, for Canadians who own property in Florida, insurance is simply a smart investment, says Hubbard. But many let their policies slip without the lender noticing; loans also get sold and repackaged, paperwork gets lost and new lenders don't follow up. (more...)
Man charged in deaths of 4 men waives preliminary hearing Man charged in deaths of 4 men waives preliminary hearing
- September 08, 2017

It ended with District Judge Maggie Snow sending all 20 charges against Kratz to Bucks County Court, where he'll face trial unless a plea is entered or the case is disposed of in another way. DiNardo is accused of luring the men to the farm by promising to sell them large quantities of marijuana, according to police. Kratz's attorney Neils Eriksen, of Langhorne, declined to comment specifically on the proceedings. (more...)

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