Health


United Nations preparing assistance for Haitian cholera victims
- August 22, 2016

Haq reiterated Thursday that the U.N.'s legal position in claiming diplomatic immunity "has not changed". The decision was issued on late Thursday, wherein the United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in NY affirmedJanuary 2015 dismissal by lower court of a lawsuit brought in the worst cholera outbreak in recent time . (more...)
CDC Issues Zika-Related Travel Warning for Miami Beach CDC Issues Zika-Related Travel Warning for Miami Beach
- August 22, 2016

The Zika virus can cause severe birth defects. But as the virus spreads in south Florida, officials fear the recent Zika cases will hurt the Miami tourism industry. These were individual cases and did not represent local transmission. Diagnosis and investigation of cases takes several weeks. The CDC is also recommending that pregnant women who have traveled to or live in this area of Miami Beach since July 14, 2016 should be tested for Zika virus, and engage in appropriate ... (more...)
Bilawal Bhutto strongly reacted to Modi statement
- August 22, 2016

In 1948, the United Nations told both countries to resolve the issue through peaceful means by letting the people of Kashmir decide through a referendum which country they want to join. India has put the "vacating" of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) on the negotiation table in response to the proposal for talks from Islamabad , even as Pakistan cried hoarse about Prime Minister Narendra Modi raking up the Balochistan situation, saying he had crossed a "red line". (more...)
Clinton Foundation to Alter Donations Policy If Elected
- August 22, 2016

Also if they don't elect her, foreigners won't want to give her bribes anymore. Bernie Sanders, said the restrictions were a good step but should be imposed immediately. Based on her record, it is safe to suggest this new promise as a reaction to recent Clinton Foundation revelations and sharp criticism from the editorial board of a major newspaper publication, is virtually meaningless. (more...)
Joe Hart set for Manchester City exit, talks with Sevilla continue
- August 22, 2016

JOE HART'S Manchester City career looks to be over after he was once again snubbed by Pep Guardiola with a move increasingly likely this summer as Seville and Everton battle it out for the signature of the 29-year-old. Hart, 29, has been at the Etihad Stadium for ten years now having signed from Shrewsbury Town back in the summer of 2006, and he's racked up nearly 350 appearances for the club having become City's undoubted first-choice goalkeeper since the start of the 2010/11 campaign. (more...)
Trump back in OH as Clinton extends her lead Trump back in OH as Clinton extends her lead
- August 22, 2016

Neither candidate has much cash on hand: Stein has $422,000, and Johnson $1.2 million. In 2012, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) played President Obama during Mitt Romney's debate prep sessions, while then-Sen. Meanwhile, a U.S. federal judge has ordered Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to answer written questions from a watchdog group about her use of a private email server when she served as Secretary of State. (more...)
Citing moral responsibility, United Nations pledges support to Haiti in overcoming cholera epidemic
- August 22, 2016

The decision was issued on late Thursday, wherein the United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in NY affirmedJanuary 2015 dismissal by lower court of a lawsuit brought in the worst cholera outbreak in recent time . The victims and their lawyers have 90 days to decide if they will seek an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court. Cholera has killed more than 9,300 Haitians and sickened over 800,000. (more...)
Shooting leaves man dead, girl hurt in New Jersey Shooting leaves man dead, girl hurt in New Jersey
- August 22, 2016

He was rushed to Cooper University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police say a 5-year-old girl who was in the area where the shooting occurred was injured while retreating from the gunfire, but was not shot. He is now charged with murder and weapons offenses, and there's a warrant out for his arrest. He is described as black, around 6 feet tall and about 140 pounds. (more...)
USOC says Ryan Lochte, other swimmers will face additional discipline USOC says Ryan Lochte, other swimmers will face additional discipline
- August 22, 2016

Police said Lochte and three of his swimming teammates - all four were gold medalists - vandalized a bathroom after a night of partying and armed guards confronted them and asked them to pay for the damage. "And it was my immature behavior". "I'm not done with this sport", he said. From top left, James Feigen , Ryan Lochte , Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger may still be facing a punishment for their tall tale about a Rio robbery . (more...)
Clinton Offers Economic Optimism, Few New Details, In Michigan
- August 22, 2016

The source spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plans in advance. "In stark contrast, Donald Trump is hiding behind fake excuses and backtracking on his previous promises to release his tax returns". "This is the time to borrow". "Yesterday we witnessed the latest in a long line of casual comments by Donald Trump that crossed the line", Clinton told a rally in Des Moines, Iowa. (more...)
US Olympic CEO Promises Further Action on Lochte and Three Other Swimmers
- August 22, 2016

The gun was drawn and pointed in Lochte's direction, but was never at his forehead. Police said the robbery story was fabricated and that the four swimmers involved vandalised a petrol station toilet early on Sunday after a night of partying. (more...)
Doctor 'gravely concerned' about Hillary's health
- August 22, 2016

Noting that Trump has been accused of having narcissistic personality disorder, Pinksy said that such a diagnosis is a "tough thing to do at a distance". "That is brain damage, and it's affecting her balance", Pinsky said. Clinton's doctor said in the letter that follow-up evaluations showed she had recovered from the concussion and the clot and that she tested negative for clotting disorders. (more...)
I am the greatest, says 'triple-triple' Bolt
- August 22, 2016

Bolt collected the baton in third position and then exploded, bursting past Japan and the US to cap off a remarkable Olympic career. Jamaica won the gold medal. It's the pressure of trying to beat the Jamaicans". The Americans took all three spots on the podium for the women's 100 hurdles and the top two spots for the men's triple jump, men's shot put and women's long jump. (more...)
Phelps Say Good Bye Olympics with 23rd Gold Phelps Say Good Bye Olympics with 23rd Gold
- August 22, 2016

Michael Phelps brought down the curtain on his glittering Olympic career when he helped the United States of America win 4x100m medley relay gold at the Rio Games on Saturday, taking his personal tally to 23. "These games really showed his growth", teammate Anthony Ervin said. He has declared his achievement a result of the influence of the very person he beat: "If it wasn't for Michael, I don't think I could have gotten to this point". (more...)
Brother of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh dies of his wounds
- August 22, 2016

Omran , Ali, and three others were pulled out from the rubble after their home in Syria's Aleppo was bombed on Wednesday. Ali Daqnish, 10, was wounded along with his 5-year-old brother, Omran , in an air strike in Aleppo on August 17. We wanted you to know." in a choking voice. He runs his hand over his face and looks at the blood before wiping it on the seat. Xinhua said Guan expressed China's willingness to boost military cooperation with Syria, while the newspaper Global Times ... (more...)
Frank Ocean Sends Twitter Into A Frenzy After Releasing New Album, 'Blond'
- August 22, 2016

He also released a music video Saturday morning for his song "Nikes", which appears as the first track on Blonde. They added that the album was going to be called Boys Don't Cry , but that "the singer has scrapped that title in favour of an alternate". (more...)
Civilians evacuated as Kurdish Forces bombed in Hasakah
- August 22, 2016

In response, the US scrambled aircraft to protect coalition forces, and the Pentagon contacted the Russian government, which has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria in support of the Assad government. "No weapons were fired by the coalition fighters". Since September 2014, the United States and some of its Arab allies have been carrying out airstrikes against Daesh inside Syria without any authorization from Damascus or a UN mandate. (more...)
Firefighters continue progress against wildfire Firefighters continue progress against wildfire
- August 22, 2016

San Diego Fire Captain Robert Allen said that he understands the feelings of residents but this only creates a hazard. Fire crews told ABC that "the blaze tore through like a tornado". Firefighters are continuing to make progress against a massive Southern California wildfire that destroyed at least 105 homes . Crews continued to fight the Blue Cut Fire overnight Friday and now have the flames almost three-quarters contained. (more...)
Gaziantep terrorist was between 12-14 years old
- August 22, 2016

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim condemned the bombing, which he said turned "a wedding party into a place of mourning". Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the "barbaric" attack appeared to be a suicide bombing. Earlier in the day the extremist group reportedly fired a mortar from Syrian soil into Turkey, and ISIL fighters pass relatively easily across the border. (more...)
22 killed, 94 hurt in wedding blast in Turkey 22 killed, 94 hurt in wedding blast in Turkey
- August 21, 2016

Earlier this week, at least 14 people and more than 220 were wounded when two vehicle bombs went off at police stations in eastern Turkey within 24 hours. Deputies of the province departed for Gaziantep after the blast, while Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım instructed several ministers to head to Gaziantep. (more...)