Health Care

Trump says he's sending federal help to Chicago to combat violence

Trump says he's sending federal help to Chicago to combat violence Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to head to Chicago in an effort to combat gun crime this Thursday. According to the department's release, the "Chicago Crime Gun Strike Force" will include Chicago police officers, federal agents, IL state troopers, "intelligence analysts" and state and federal prosecutors. [Full Article...]

Gov. Wolf signs anti-animal cruelty bill Libre's Law into law

Gov. Wolf signs anti-animal cruelty bill Libre's Law into law Governor Tom Wolf is scheduled to sign a package of animal cruelty bills Wednesday afternoon, including Libre's Law. "Act 10, which takes effect in 60 days, is literally a new lease on life for the animals that depend on us for care, comfort and compassion". [Full Article...]

Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia Welterweight Title Fight Confirmed for UFC 214

Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia Welterweight Title Fight Confirmed for UFC 214 Maia is coming off of a victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 211 in May . St-Pierre once ruled the 170lbs division, holding the belt for 2,064 days, but suddenly retired in 2013 and has not fought since. "Georges is saying he wants to fight". Maia (25-6-0) is going to enter the fight riding a seven fight winning streak. In addition to the title bout between Woodley in Maia, a female featherwe... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief: Seize the chance for Cyprus peace deal at summit

United Nations chief: Seize the chance for Cyprus peace deal at summit Thursday's developments come amid global talks to resolve the Cyprus issue , now being held in the Alpine resort of Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Turkey's foreign minister on Thursday scolded Greece and Greek Cypriots to "wake up from their dream" that Ankara will withdraw all of its troops from Cyprus and give up military rights there as part of any deal to reunify the ethnically divided islan... [Full Article...]

First confirmed case of West Nile Virus found in San Patricio county

First confirmed case of West Nile Virus found in San Patricio county The infected mosquitoes were trapped and tested during regular mosquito monitoring activities. Umatilla County officials reported Wednesday that West Nile virus has been detected there as well, the first detected in OR so far this year. Drain Standing Water. Mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. ยท Change the water in birdbaths at least two times a week, and rinse out birdbaths once a we... [Full Article...]

Illinois Suspends Powerball, Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sales

Illinois Suspends Powerball, Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sales Businesses near the IL state line are cashing in on Illinois' budget impasse. "They'll go over the water to play Powerball ", predicted employee Tamela Rencher on Wednesday, as she stood behind the counter next to a screen advertising the Powerball multistate lottery game drawing scheduled for later that night - possibly the last one to include IL. [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard's parents 'denied final wish to take baby home to die'

Charlie Gard's parents 'denied final wish to take baby home to die' Chris Gard and Connie Yates, wanted 10-month-old Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, to be taken home after losing their final legal battle to take their son to the United States for trial therapy. The US doctor offering the treatment said it might allow Charlie to smile and interact. "Charlie will die tomorrow knowing that he was loved by thousands... [Full Article...]

Supermassive black holes found orbiting EACH OTHER in groundbreaking research

Supermassive black holes found orbiting EACH OTHER in groundbreaking research By continuing to observe the orbit and interaction of these two supermassive black holes , science gain a better understanding of what the future of our own galaxy might look like. An image of the two supermassive black holes spotted by the researchers, C1 and C2. It's possible that the apparent orbit of the black hole in 0402+379 is an intermediary stage in this process. [Full Article...]

Campaign aims to deter impaired boating

Campaign aims to deter impaired boating It may also increase fatigue and susceptibility to the effect of cold-water immersion. "In fact, the effects of alcohol and certain medications are increased on the water due to added stress factors such as the sun, heat, wind, wave motion and engine noise". [Full Article...]

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc Tarbox Group Inc. raised its stake in Walgreens Boots Alliance by 288.3% in the first quarter. WBA shares are down 6% over the last month on concerns ranging from RAD merger, competition from Amazon, and whether management will have to narrow down its fiscal 2017 guidance. [Full Article...]

Pair arrested after girl found dead in SUV in Rancho Cordova

Pair arrested after girl found dead in SUV in Rancho Cordova Angela Phakhin , 27, and Untwan Smith , 46, are now facing child endangerment charges. Detectives believe the pair arrived in California in February of this year and have been living with the girl out of their vehicle in the city and county, investigators said. [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball umpire, a Chicago native, keeps woman from jumping

Major League Baseball umpire, a Chicago native, keeps woman from jumping In a post-lunch walk during mid-afternoon in Pittsburgh, Tumpane saw a woman hop over the barrier on the Roberto Clemente Bridge , the Allegheny River flowing below. "No, no, no", she answered. "I was there in a good spot and helped how I could. I'm just glad it's a positive story and not a sad story". Let's talk this out. [Full Article...]

Report Says Reno Drivers Are The 19th Safest in The Nation

Report Says Reno Drivers Are The 19th Safest in The Nation For reference, the average USA driver gets into one accident every 10 years, and 94 percent of all collisions are caused by "preventable human factors", though Allstate doesn't reveal if "just not going to Boston" is a preventable human factor. [Full Article...]

LSU fans welcome baseball team home

LSU fans welcome baseball team home The conservative play for O'Sullivan in the late innings Tuesday, up in the series after a 4-3 win Monday, would have been to stick with his bullpen regulars. Mainieri said the next couple of days is the hardest part of the year for him because of the goodbyes to so many players, but that he cherishes the memories. [Full Article...]

With Manjula Shetye, CCTV cameras also died! Byculla jail claims

With Manjula Shetye, CCTV cameras also died! Byculla jail claims Six jail staffers had been placed under suspension and police had registered a case under IPC section 302 (punishment for murder) against them. Through her lawyer, advocate Gunjan Mangla, she had moved an application before the Special Court on Tuesday following which Special Judge Jagdale directed the prison authorities to produce her in court on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency over MTA

Gov. Cuomo declares state of emergency over MTA In response to the selection, NYS Senator Michael Gianaris said, "Lhota's return to the MTA alone won't solve the problem". "I'll ask the comptroller, attorney general for a special team to expedite the process, but it will no longer be a tortured exercise to work with the MTA", the governor said, to applause. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi attends centenary year celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad

PM Narendra Modi attends centenary year celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad Modi broke his silence on the matter by saying that killing people on the pretext of protecting cows is illegal. "We are a land of non violence". He added that India is "a land of non-violence", the land of " Mahatma Gandhi " and questioned why people are forgetting that. [Full Article...]

Cabinet gives go-ahead to sell government stake in Air India

Cabinet gives go-ahead to sell government stake in Air India That said, there are several positives for airlines and investors looking to buy AI. The group's endeavour in an increasingly challenging aviation market is not new as Tata has already put in their stakes in two major domestic carriers. It has not turned a profit in 10 years, since at least the year 2007. Tata as Tata Airlines in 1932. The GoM is expected to take a final view on how much of the de... [Full Article...]

Confident India to take on West Indies today

Confident India to take on West Indies today However, statistical favourites India need to put on the pressure while fielding and win this to maintain their top four position in the round robin format of the first round. Towards the second half, WI's Shanel Daley scored 33 on 37 balls and Fletcher with 36 runs maintaining the status of tiger queens in first innings of Women's World Cup match against team India , here in Taunton . [Full Article...]

Ride-sharing kicks off in Nassau, Suffolk

Ride-sharing kicks off in Nassau, Suffolk Among the major provisions of the law are a 4 percent assessment on rides that will go into the state general fund, another 2.5 percent assessment for a workers compensation fund, the ability for cities and counties of 100,000 people or more to opt out of allowing services to operate in their jurisdictions and mandated criminal background checks for all drivers. [Full Article...]


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