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New Arrest in British Model's Alleged Kidnapping

New Arrest in British Model's Alleged Kidnapping A man accused of being part of a plot to kidnap a British model in Milan denied any involvement in the alleged scheme and will fight extradition from Britain to Italy, his lawyer told a London court on Thursday. Mr Herba is due to appear in the same court by video link for a bail application on 23 August. The NCA has said it and the East Midlands Special Operations Unit are providing specialist ... [Full Article...]

Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line

Woman arrested for snorting cocaine in school pick-up line The deputy then allegedly saw Hester snort the substance through a straw, the report said. Their children told Fox 4 they're shocked. Hester was charged with posession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. "That's insane. That's just so irresponsible and they shouldn't be doing that", Spencer Yeager, 12, said. The unorthodox use of the smartphone was spotted by a deputy sheriff ... [Full Article...]

Sick orca euthanized at SeaWorld

Sick orca euthanized at SeaWorld People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which for years has protested SeaWorld's keeping of orcas and more recently warned of Kasatka's declining health, said in a statement that "the dead bodies at SeaWorld are stacking up about as fast as its stock is falling". [Full Article...]

Natalee Holloway's remains finally found?

Natalee Holloway's remains finally found? Natalee, from the USA state of Alabama, went missing in May 2005 while on a graduation trip with friends. Now, 12 years later, he's following what he believes to be the most credible lead to date: a detailed first-hand account from a man who claims to know the whereabouts of his daughter's remains, and the hope of finally getting a conviction of Joran van der Sloot. [Full Article...]

More West Nile Found in Oxford County

More West Nile Found in Oxford County This announcement comes a week after the vector control district said a dead bird in Walnut Creek and a group of mosquitoes from Byron in East Contra Costa County tested positive. Most people who get bit by an infected mosquito don't show any symptoms, the department said. Install or fix screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out of your home. [Full Article...]

Obamacare subsidies to be paid for August

Obamacare subsidies to be paid for August Although less money would be spent on the payments to insurers, the government would be required to spend even more money to offset the increase in premiums, the CBO said . They would pay a little more for these policies, but the larger premium subsidies would cover much of the higher premium. In a memo Friday, the agency said many states are now requiring companies to file their rates ... [Full Article...]

Midlands cricketers named in England Cricket Test Match team

Midlands cricketers named in England Cricket Test Match team The day-night format has been experimented with around the world, with Adelaide hosting the inaugural Test back in 2015. England lost their last Test against the West Indies in Barbados two years ago, a result that saw Peter Moores sacked as coach after a 1-1 series draw against opposition England & Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves had described as "mediocre". [Full Article...]

Minor girl gives birth to a baby girl

Minor girl gives birth to a baby girl Doctors said the girl was safe and the newborn had been kept in the Intensive Care Unit. She was raped repeatedly over a seven-month period by her uncle who has been arrested. The girl's father requested the hospital authorities that the newborn should be put up for adoption. She had made the plea through her lawyer after a local court in Chandigarh had turned down the same. [Full Article...]

Teen Drug Overdose Rate Rose 20% in 2015 After Years of Decline

Teen Drug Overdose Rate Rose 20% in 2015 After Years of Decline The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data this week showing that teen deaths linked to drug overdose have more than doubled over the past decade and a half, leading experts to fear that the nation's opioid epidemic may be affecting young people at higher rates than in previous years. [Full Article...]

Gilas faces South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters

Gilas faces South Korea in FIBA Asia Cup quarters With its near-perfect shooting, South Korea has eliminated Gilas Pilipinas in the 2017 FIBA-Asia Cup, issuing an emphatic 118-86 quarterfinal decision Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) at the Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex in Beirut, Lebanon . [Full Article...]

Rail fares set to rise as inflation figure hits 3

Rail fares set to rise as inflation figure hits 3 People are paying more than 20 per cent of their income to travel to work, and most people are forced to travel and commute because there is no affordable housing where they work'. Regulated fares include season tickets, as well as standard returns. "And such a fare hike will only add to inflation", said Callum Bennie, an analyst at Scottish Friendly. [Full Article...]

'Every city in Bengaluru...': Another gaffe as Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens

'Every city in Bengaluru...': Another gaffe as Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens A couple of months later, amidst worries that the deadline of August 15th wouldn't be met and a great deluge in Bangalore, Indira Canteens have been inaugurated by Rahul Gandhi today. India's Nehru-Gandhi scion Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched over 100 low-priced canteens for the poor in the southern state of Karnataka. "Proud that it is a Congress government that conceptualised this ca... [Full Article...]

Elk Grove Was invaded by West Nile Virus

Elk Grove Was invaded by West Nile Virus The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment provides a full database of West Nile contractions in the state, and ways to prevent mosquito bites. Drill holes in the bottoms of recycling containers left outdoors. Frequently replace the water in pet bowls. According to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, most people infected with the virus don't develop any sym... [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge test positive for West Nile virus Louis encephalitis. A mosquito trap in Tillsonburg has tested positive for West Nile virus during routine surveillance activities by Oxford County Public Health. Clean clogged roof gutters, particularly if leaves tend to plug the drains . The donated blood was discarded, and the person in whose blood the virus was found has been notified, said Lisa Almaguer, a Butte County Public Health Depar... [Full Article...]

CBO: 20% premium rise without Obamacare insurance subsidies

CBO: 20% premium rise without Obamacare insurance subsidies But the Congressional Budget Office , in an analysis released Tuesday, has illustrated why it would be bad policy on many other scores. Under the current scenario, in 2026 a 64-year-old person with an income of $56,800 - above the level where they would have qualified for a plan with cost-sharing reduction - would receive a premium tax credit of $8,550. [Full Article...]

Premiums and deficit would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says

Premiums and deficit would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says A threat by President Donald Trump to eliminate a crucial subsidy for Obamacare would sharply force up insurance costs and expand the United States deficit, an independent government study said Tuesday. For months, Trump has dangled the possibility that he may stop the payments, which he calls " bailouts for insurance companies ", as a tactic to force Democrats to the negotiating table. [Full Article...]

France to publish list of tainted-egg products

France to publish list of tainted-egg products Contamination was found in wholesale products used in the restaurant industry that had come from Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland, AGES said, without elaborating. Worries about eggs tainted with the insecticide fipronil have led supermarkets in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland to pull fresh eggs, deli filler and egg sandwiches off the shelves. [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson: Islamic State 'Clearly Responsible' for Genocide, 'Crimes Against Humanity'

Rex Tillerson: Islamic State 'Clearly Responsible' for Genocide, 'Crimes Against Humanity' Tillerson, speaking as he released the State Department's annual report on religious freedom in 199 countries and territories around the globe, said, "Religious persecution and intolerance remains far too prevalent". The creation of the list was mandated by the International Religious Freedom Act as a way to hold violators of religious freedom accountable. The United States Commission on Inter... [Full Article...]

The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency has displaced millions in Nigeria and neighboring countries and has killed more than 20,000 people. The Nigerian military has captured several areas of Boko Haram surveillance past year. Most of its residents are Muslims but there is a considerable number of Christians. The Nigerian Army has launched a new mobile strike team while its count down eighteen d... [Full Article...]

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford dies of excessive protein consumption

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford dies of excessive protein consumption Doctors are said to have ruled the final cause of her death due to consumption of bodybuilding supplements other than the disorder. " I said to her, 'I think you're doing too much at the gym, calm down, slow it down ", White said. Since 2014, Hefford, who worked at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and studied paramedicine, had been competing as a bodybuilder. She was eating a high p... [Full Article...]


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