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Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC Sex Partner With No Zika Symptoms Transmits Virus: CDC
- August 28, 2016

Florida in July announced its first cases of locally transmitted Zika, with 42 infections. "At this time, the recommendation for testing the entire blood supply will help ensure that safe blood is available for all individuals who might need transfusion". (more...)
Darayya under government control after militants evacuated: Syria army Darayya under government control after militants evacuated: Syria army
- August 28, 2016

Turkey on Wednesday sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels retake the key Islamic State-held town of Jara. Dozens more were injured in Saturday's strikes, where mourners were paying respects to 11 children and four others killed in a barrel bomb attack on Thursday. (more...)
No confirmed Zika cases linked to Rio Olympics — UN agency
- August 28, 2016

The virus is particularly risky to pregnant women because it can cause severe birth defects. The World Health Organization says 53 countries around the world have reported Zika outbreaks since 2015. Health officials in the United States have already been preparing for the possibility of Zika transmission via blood transfusion. The Food and Drug Administration has recommended screening the entire USA blood supply for the Zika virus, it announced today, noting that screening donated ... (more...)
Hull FC win thrilling Challenge Cup final Hull FC win thrilling Challenge Cup final
- August 28, 2016

Hull had Wolves in their sights and Sneyd pulled the trigger with a bomb that Mahe Fonua did superbly to catch and touch down. A reckless offload from substitute Frank Pritchard was seized on by Chris Sandow, who went 75 metres before being hauled down by Shaul short of the line. (more...)
Students Hand Out Dildos for 'Cocks Not Glocks' UT Protest
- August 28, 2016

Today, incidents of mass murder in a variety of settings ― including educational institutions ― by both common criminals and others claiming affiliation with terrorist organizations have provoked some eight state legislatures to pass and implement what are termed "campus concealed carry laws". (more...)
Some University of Texas Students Open to Concealed Carry Some University of Texas Students Open to Concealed Carry
- August 28, 2016

However, regardless of your opinion about the legislation, you are required to follow the laws laid out by the State of Texas, and the policies of The University of Texas at Austin. "Legally, we have probably lost, at least for now". Organisers say the sex toys were being used to mock the "absurd" law which came into place on August 1. (more...)
University of Texas students protest gun law with sex toys University of Texas students protest gun law with sex toys
- August 28, 2016

On Wednesday, Jin, a recent graduate who majored in violin, helped distribute brightly colored dildos to hundreds of students gathered to protest the law that took effect August 1. But campus-carry will be the law for the foreseeable future. The institution is also encouraging students to take extra safety measures by walking with a friend at night, calling the university's vans to shuttle them to different parts of campus or calling SureWalk, a student-run volunteer group that provides ... (more...)
Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack
- August 28, 2016

The police detained the landlord of the Narayanganj's Paikpara building, where "three militants" were killed in the shooting of law enforcers during a drive Saturday. Earlier this month, authorities in Dhaka had announced a $25,000 reward for Chowdhury as well as another man, Syed Mohammad Ziaul Haque, the leader of the local militant group that carried out hacking deaths of bloggers and other intellectuals. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott shows all-around game in Cowboys debut
- August 28, 2016

Jason Garrett revealed that Romo broke a bone in his back and sources claim that he could be out from 6-10 weeks. The Cowboys didn't provide a timetable for their starter to return; they've only specified the injury isn't expected to end Romo's season. (more...)
Dr. Jill Stein rallies in Colorado Springs
- August 28, 2016

The Green Party has managed to get on the ballot in 36 states , but as of now Stein still will not be an official candidate in the battleground states of Virginia and New Hampshire. She's no fan of Clinton, either though. By yesterday afternoon, Stein, who also was the Green Party nominee in 2012, shot back on Twitter, saying: "Sad to see @elizabethforma attacking real progressives on behalf of a Wall Street-financed campaign". (more...)
FDA wants Zika screening expanded to all U.S. blood centers FDA wants Zika screening expanded to all U.S. blood centers
- August 28, 2016

Virgin Islands. They include Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, California, New York Louisiana and Texas, which have several residents who vacationed at Zika-infected states or are near a place that now has instances of mosquito infestation. About 4 out of 5 Zika-infected patients do not show symptoms, according to Ron Corley, director of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories in Boston. (more...)
Early vote plan still unresolved in many N Carolina counties Early vote plan still unresolved in many N Carolina counties
- August 28, 2016

Needed are precinct election officials and seasonal help for the board's early vote center, warehouse, and office. Of that number, 225,290 are Republican, 224,655 Democrat, 1,809 Libertarian and 174,207 registered as no-party affiliation or other. (more...)
Trump campaign CEO faced domestic violence charge in 1996
- August 28, 2016

A spokeswoman for Bannon rejected accusations of anti-Semitism. As ATTN: has reported previously, Breitbart has published a great deal of inflammatory, racially charged headlines that do not exactly help Bannon's case. Bannon, she said, told her that "if I went to court he and his attorney would make sure that I would be the one who was guilty". A police report outlined the encounter in which Bannon's ex detailed that during an argument about finances, Bannon grabbed the mother of his ... (more...)
How Colombia Conflict Developed Over Decades
- August 28, 2016

The accord, which was reached after nearly four years of talks in Cuba, sparked celebrations in parks and bars in the Colombian capital, Bogota. Many around the world have viewed Colombia only as a place of conflict. "We will have peace if the agreements are respected; the people of Colombia are to be the main guarantors of compliance". Gonzalez, who teaches Marxism at a FARC camp high in Colombia's Cordillera Oriental, or Eastern Mountain Range, says he has no regrets about his guerrilla ... (more...)
OH deaths caused by heroin a year ago OH deaths caused by heroin a year ago
- August 28, 2016

Last year, the US Drug Enforcement Administration and CDC issued nationwide alerts calling illicitly manufactured fentanyl a threat to public health and safety. He said stepped-up prescription monitoring and new guidance for prescribers helped sharply reduce opioid doses dispensed in the state, and said OH has other action in the works to curb prescription drug misuse. (more...)
Cowboys QB Romo has broken bone in back
- August 28, 2016

Tony Romo has a broken L1 vertebrae in his back.it's the result of a hit he sustained on the third offensive play against the Seahawks on Thursday. "Whenever you take a hit, that was a perfect-timed situation", Romo said, per ESPN .com's Todd Archer . (more...)
Hospitals won't bill Florida nightclub shooting victims
- August 28, 2016

Florida Hospital that serves some of the Orlando shooting victim say there are around $535,400 in expenses. "During this hard time many organizations, many individuals and charities have come forward to support us. All but one of the victims have been released from ORMC. Not a day goes by that Josean Garcia doesn't think about that night. Lopez, who is uninsured, was grazed by a bullet and had fragments explode into his left side. (more...)
Orlando hospitals won't bill survivors of Pulse nightclub shooting
- August 28, 2016

The massacre at Pulse was the deadliest mass shooting in US history, killing 49 people and injuring over 50 more. The massacre left 49 people dead and 53 wounded. The former treated 44 victims, most of, while the latter treated 12 victims. "I mean, there's so much they're already going through and trying to deal with mentally, to not have to worry about hospital bills is wonderful", Maynard said. (more...)
Hong Kong's first Zika case tests negative
- August 27, 2016

Her male partner had been bitten by mosquitoes during his travel but had no signs of Zika infection, which typically include rash, red eyes, fever and malaise, He told officials he had only felt exhausted, which he attributed to travel. The FDA has authorized use of two experimental blood screening tests for Zika, one made by Roche and another from Hologic Inc. and Grifols. The announcement came the same day the Food and Drug Administration revised its guidance to recommend that all blood ... (more...)
William de Ferrers School celebrating over 500 A*/A grades in GCSE results
- August 27, 2016

The A* and A pass rate at the school remains at around 30 per cent and continues the positive trend of recent years. As well as improved GCSE results, the school also saw a rise in the proportion of students achieving the English Baccalaureate at 26 per cent, which was above the 2015 national average. (more...)