Health


Women bare breasts for equality in New York City
- August 29, 2016

Gary tells KPCC that the movement took off nine years ago when Rael (Vorilhon's nom de religion ) was inspired by a NY activist who was arrested for going topless. Gatherings were planned in New Hampshire, Denver, Los Angeles and more. Parades are also scheduled in other cities, including Chicago, Washington D.C., Miami Beach and Venice Beach, California. (more...)
Serena Williams Feeling Under-Prepared In NY
- August 29, 2016

When he first came back from the injury, he had to adjust his technique to avoid pain, so now he needs to get comfortable again with his regular stroke. Williams could face fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals , which is also when she could potentially meet sister Venus. There are other threats too: Garbine Muguruza may be out of form but was an impressive victor of the French Open title, while new Olympic champion Monica Puig of Puerto Rico is another exciting new star ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton's calendars won't be released until after election, State Dept. says
- August 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton spent Saturday morning with officials from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, who briefed her on major threats facing the United States around the world. For his part, foundation donor - oh, and by the way, global celebrity - Bono struck out when he asked for help figuring out who to contact at NASA to stream his band's concerts to the worldwide Space Station. (more...)
Broncos defeat Rams 17-9 in third preseason game
- August 29, 2016

Jared Goff replaced Keenum in the 2nd quarter, had one scoring drive and finished 4/12 for 45 yards. Goff took over on the Rams' second possession of the second quarter and played four series, but only one with the first-team offensive line and none with the first-team skill players. (more...)
Foundation changes too late for Clinton
- August 28, 2016

There are private meetings between donors and officeholders? "If this is not "pay for play" what is it?" asked Republican rival Donald Trump calling it "one of the most shocking scandals in American political history". The Clinton campaign denies Clinton ever took any action because of donations to the foundation. Clinton said the foundation would no longer hold annual meetings of its worldwide aid program, the Clinton Global Initiative , and it would spin off its foreign-based programs to ... (more...)
FDA Advises Testing for Zika in All Donated Blood
- August 28, 2016

Blood banks already test donations for HIV, hepatitis, West Nile and other blood-borne viruses. Due to their increased risk for contamination, 11 states must put the new safeguards into place as soon as possible, but no later than four weeks from today. (more...)
Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll
- August 28, 2016

In a head-to-head showdown, Clinton bests Trump 50 percent to 41 percent with 90 percent of all voters insisting their decision is firmly made in terms of who they plan to support. Quoting the Wall Street Journal, she defined the group as a loosely organised movement, mostly online, that "rejects mainstream conservatism, promotes nationalism and views immigration and multiculturalism as threats to white identity". (more...)
Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll
- August 28, 2016

In a head-to-head showdown, Clinton bests Trump 50 percent to 41 percent with 90 percent of all voters insisting their decision is firmly made in terms of who they plan to support. Quoting the Wall Street Journal, she defined the group as a loosely organised movement, mostly online, that "rejects mainstream conservatism, promotes nationalism and views immigration and multiculturalism as threats to white identity". (more...)
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price or profit
- August 28, 2016

Mylan Pharmaceuticals CEO Heather Bresch defended her company's price hike of EpiPen, a life-saving allergy medication, and blamed the "system" during an interview with CNBC on August 25. What makes the price tag harder to swallow is the fact the drug isn't a one time purchase. The 47-year-old chief executive is the daughter West Virginia Sen. (more...)
Swimmer charged with filing false report Swimmer charged with filing false report
- August 28, 2016

Lochte apologised last week for saying he and three of his swimming teammates - Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen - were robbed by armed men carrying police badges. Softish Throat Drops. The company said people should be more understanding and confirmed he will appear in ads that say the company's product is "Forgiving On Your Throat". (more...)
Cowboys' Tony Romo broke bone in back: Coach
- August 28, 2016

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the injury will not keep Romo out for the full season. The regular season starts on September 11 in Dallas with the division rival New York Giants in town. Later, Romo said he was OK. Prescott was elevated to the backup job when incumbent Kellen Moore broke his right ankle in a training camp practice. He has completed 39-of-50 for 454 yards (9.1 yards per attempt) and five touchdowns, good for a passer rating of 137.8. (more...)
Domino's pizza to start drone delivery after successful test run Domino's pizza to start drone delivery after successful test run
- August 28, 2016

New Zealand approved commercial drone delivery past year, becoming one of the first countries to allow such services, the U.K. Guardian reports. "We've always said that it doesn't make sense to have a 2-ton machine delivering a 2-kilogram order", Domino's Group CEO Don Meij said in a statement. (more...)
Christie refuses to comment on Trump's remarks about Clinton Christie refuses to comment on Trump's remarks about Clinton
- August 28, 2016

During the past week, Clinton has been dogged by accusations by Trump, which she has denied, that donations to her family's charitable foundation influenced her actions while she was secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. The next day, she gave a speech in Nevada accusing Trump of "taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party". (more...)
Massachusetts offers reward in LGBT newspaper box explosion Massachusetts offers reward in LGBT newspaper box explosion
- August 28, 2016

It will stand in the same spot as the old box, near the corner of Essex and Washington streets. Publisher Gricel Ocasio says despite the past incidents with the box, the newspaper didn't expect the situation to escalate this far. Multiple flashes of light can be seen shooting out from the box. Ostrokey announced Friday that the Arson Watch Reward Program is offering a $5,000 reward for "information that helps to solve the crime of arson". (more...)
Duke QB Sirk out for season after reinjuring Achilles tendon Duke QB Sirk out for season after reinjuring Achilles tendon
- August 28, 2016

Sirk, a redshirt senior, aggravated the left Achilles tendon injury he suffered during offseason conditioning work in February, a source close to Duke program confirmed the News & Observer on Friday. Duncan, a 5-10, 215-pound running back from Charlotte, N.C., has seen action in 36 career games and rushed 289 times for 1,575 yards and 11 touchdowns while catching 43 passes for 301 yards and one score. (more...)
LA Rams' offense kicking itself after loss
- August 28, 2016

Zuerlein added a 48-yard field goal to help Los Angeles retake the lead, 9-7, but Denver converted a field goal to grab the lead just before the half ended. Asked if he has seen so far that would make him alter his quarterback depth chart, Fisher said: "No". This week he was running our offense and the Rams' (on scout team). (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation found 14000 new Hillary Clinton emails Federal Bureau of Investigation found 14000 new Hillary Clinton emails
- August 28, 2016

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website , Since 1996. Olson told Boasberg that the State Department received earlier this month seven disks containing "tens of thousands" of messages Clinton sent or received during her time in office as secretary of state. (more...)
Invest 99 storm chances weaken near Cuba, but the Gulf still uncertain
- August 28, 2016

It is still in an area that has some shearing that is not allowing the system to get stronger. No threat. Another area just south of Louisiana is not expected to become a tropical system and is headed toward Texas. "Locally heavy rainfall are likely over portions of the Bahamas and will likely spread into parts of southern Florida and Florida Keys over through the weekend", the update stated. (more...)
Quintana surges into GC lead as Lagutin seals maiden Grand Tour win Quintana surges into GC lead as Lagutin seals maiden Grand Tour win
- August 28, 2016

Following his performance, Quintana assumed the overall race lead and is 19 seconds ahead of second place Valverde, while Froome is now 27 seconds off the new red jersey wearer. Froome was passed on the line by Alberto Contador, who opted to continue with the Vuelta despite being badly injured in a stage-seven crash. "I think Movistar is going to be the team to go up against and this race". (more...)
Western Michigan players arrested, suspended from team Western Michigan players arrested, suspended from team
- August 28, 2016

The report says that the university has acknowledged that both players were arrested overnight in a vehicle on campus with weapons and stolen money, Western Michigan head coach P.J. It was not immediately clear what charges the two might face. The WMU Broncos open the season on Saturday, Sept. 3 against Northwestern. The students will be held accountable to all University student- code, Athletic-student athlete and Football Code of conduct standards. (more...)