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Political talk-show host John McLaughlin dead at 89 Political talk-show host John McLaughlin dead at 89
- August 18, 2016

Born in Providence on March 29, 1927, McLaughlin grew up in an Irish-American family (his father was a furniture salesman) and attended Weston College in MA to become a priest. A 1990 article in The Washington Post Magazine quoted former McLaughlin staffers Anne Rumsey, Kara Swisher and Tom Miller recalling instances of petty tyranny and McLaughlin leering at female employees. (more...)
Clintons Paid $3.6 Million in Taxes in 2015
- August 18, 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally accepted the U.S. Democratic Party' s nomination for president and pledged more economic opportunities for Americans and "steady leadership". She adds she has "a lot of stamina and endurance which is necessary in the kind of campaign that I'm engaged in". Trump has criticized Clinton's stamina in recent weeks. (more...)
Voclosporin Successfully Achieves Primary Endpoint in Lupus Trial Voclosporin Successfully Achieves Primary Endpoint in Lupus Trial
- August 18, 2016

The biopharmaceutical developer's share price is now hovering under the $2.00 mark, down from Friday's closing price of $4.09. Stock value has moved between $1.43 - 4.53 in last one year. The company reported the earnings of $-0.1/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.11/share. Current price places the company's stock -76.82% away from its 200-day simple moving average, 24.79%, away from the 50-day average and also 15.86% away from 20-day average. (more...)
Texas resident's Zika case linked to Miami travel
- August 18, 2016

He says mosquitoes can pick up the virus from people who are infected and spread it. Things are much worse in the US territory of Puerto Rico, where federal health officials declared a public health emergency on Friday because Zika is spreading so rapidly among residents there. (more...)
3 new non-travel related cases in Florida 3 new non-travel related cases in Florida
- August 18, 2016

Three cases involve pregnant women. The state added 12 travel-related cases of the Zika virus Wednesday, with two cases each popping up in Palm Beach and Polk counties and one case each reported in Broward, Duval, Lake, Martin and Pinellas counties. (more...)
Scott in Wynwood tells pregnant women: 'We're buying more tests' for Zika Scott in Wynwood tells pregnant women: 'We're buying more tests' for Zika
- August 18, 2016

All of the cases are people who contracted the virus after traveling to Zika-affected areas, which include the Caribbean, South America and a neighborhood in Miami, Florida. Eight women in IL are listed in the Zika Virus Pregnancy Registry, but an IDPH statement says five of those cases have not been confirmed, and those women may have Zika virus or Dengue fever. (more...)
New House Price Index shows an increase New House Price Index shows an increase
- August 18, 2016

Andy Knee of property advisers LMS says: 'The £17,000 increase in the average house price puts savings returns to shame in the current low interest rate environment, and leaves many homeowners with significantly more equity at their disposal than a year ago. (more...)
McDonald's to stop distributing Happy Meal activity trackers
- August 18, 2016

The device is more appropriate for kids, and its colorful design is living proof, and so is the fact that it replaces the traditional toy offered with a Happy Meal. The company called them "Happy Goggles" and says it is something both parents and kids can use. And although kids should not eat fast food every day, ordering a Happy Meal once a week isn't bad, Tallmadge said . (more...)
Michael Phelps retires after 23 Olympic golds
- August 17, 2016

Who has the Most Medals Ever? . "I didn't want to feel like I was forced to do something". "I can't say that about London". Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise victor of the men's 100-meter butterfly, was delighted to share the podium with silver medalists Phelps, Chad le Clos and Laszlo Cseh, three swimmers who "changed the face of our sport". (more...)
More Than 82000 Evacuated in San Bernardino County California Fire More Than 82000 Evacuated in San Bernardino County California Fire
- August 17, 2016

The Lower Lake fire destroyed 175 homes, Main Street businesses and other structures in the working-class town. The so-called Clayton Fire was 20 percent contained as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (more...)
Florida teen found grunting, eating face of murder victim
- August 17, 2016

Deputies attempted to Tase the suspect, identified as Austin Kelly Harrouff, 19. "(The deputy) realized that the offender was actually biting the victim in the face and causing what turned out to be some substantial trauma to his face from bite marks", Snyder said. (more...)
Imran Khan announces to take Panama issue to SCP Imran Khan announces to take Panama issue to SCP
- August 17, 2016

National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq should perform his duties as per law. It was demanded through the reference that Nawaz Sharif should be disqualified on the basis of Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution as he concealed details of his assets in the nomination papers submitted for 2013 general elections. (more...)
AngloGold may resume dividends next year as cash flow rises, CEO says
- August 17, 2016

The decline in the gold price also exposed the firm's balance sheet as it had invested in new production during the 10-year gold bull run which culminated in the price peak of $1,900/oz in 2011 before collapsing to just about $1,100/oz last year. (more...)
Hillary, Biden Stop at Private Event in Scranton Hillary, Biden Stop at Private Event in Scranton
- August 17, 2016

In a speech Monday, Biden railed against Trump, declaring the self-described billionaire risky. "The memories of the loss of the loved ones are still fresh", Biden told reporters after his talks with Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. (more...)
Armstrong advances to USGA US Amateur Match Play Armstrong advances to USGA US Amateur Match Play
- August 17, 2016

No Pennsylvania golfers qualified for match play, with the state's top scores turned in by Pittsburgh's Nathan Smith and Lancaster's Ryan Dornes (3-over). Boring and Horsfield are playing today on the South Course, the one that's hosted six U.S. Opens. Cutler and the other 311 golfers will compete in 36 holes of stroke play over the first two days, as all competitors will play one round over Oakland Hills' North Course and one round over the South Course. (more...)
Hawaii conveyor belt sushi chain hit by hepatitis A outbreak Hawaii conveyor belt sushi chain hit by hepatitis A outbreak
- August 17, 2016

The victims developed symptoms in mid-June, which means they could have been infected as early as mid-April. Customers walking up to the door of any of the 10 Genki Sushi restaurants on Oahu, or the one restaurant on Kauai, were surprised to find employees cleaning instead of preparing to serve the public. (more...)
Pakistan PM Sharif vows to support 'freedom struggle' of Kashmiris Pakistan PM Sharif vows to support 'freedom struggle' of Kashmiris
- August 17, 2016

The continuity of electoral process has amply strengthened the "democratic system" in PoK, said the Prime Minister. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) had won majority in the Legislative Assembly Elections in the region on July 21 this year. (more...)
A gold medal for Rose, and for golf A gold medal for Rose, and for golf
- August 17, 2016

Nothing against Australian golfer Marcus Fraser, who seems like a great guy and who led the field for the first half of the men's individual stroke play competition in Rio de Janeiro. Offer more medals. As pointed out by Mike Davis, executive director of the U.S. Golf Assn., some countries determine funding based on medal potential. (more...)
Milwaukee to enforce 10 p.m. curfew after 2 nights of protests
- August 17, 2016

Police transport a man who was apparently shot during unrest in Milwaukee to a hospital, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Outsiders "are deliberately trying to damage a great neighborhood in a great city", Barrett stated as quoted by CBS News . "The (communist group) showed up, and actually they're the ones who started to cause problems", Flynn said at a news conference Monday. Police said the man was fleeing a traffic stop, but released few other details. (more...)
Hillary Clinton releases income records
- August 17, 2016

Although U.S. presidential candidates are not required to make their tax returns public, every contender for the White House has done so since 1973. The campaign did not respond to messages about whether Pence will release his returns. Instead, the Democratic nominee spent her remarks contrasting her more hopeful economic vision with Trump's bleaker outlook. (more...)

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