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Oroville wildfire arrest: Campfire blamed for uncontained blaze

Oroville wildfire arrest: Campfire blamed for uncontained blaze An Immediate Evacuation Order has been issued for the entire communities of Berry Creek, Brush Creek, and Mountain House. This includes Oro Quincy Highway from Foreman Creek north to Mountain House and all tributaries including Bald Rock Road. [Full Article...]

Woman Tells Why She Threw Cup of Urine at DC Bus Driver

Woman Tells Why She Threw Cup of Urine at DC Bus Driver The charge is expected to be simple assault. She said yes. Then, the woman took out a purple to-go cup and threw its contents onto her. Metro said its cameras and protective shields are "intended to help protect bus operators from assaults". [Full Article...]

CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella

CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella Illnesses started on dates ranging from March 1 to August 3. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 37 people have been infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Agbeni, including three from CT. Pet turtles are at the center of a multi-state salmonella outbreak, the CDC stated. A dozen patients are children 5 and younger. This close genetic relationship means th... [Full Article...]

CEX suffers security breach, up to two million customers may be affected

CEX suffers security breach, up to two million customers may be affected In a statement, Cex said it had employed a cyber-security specialist to review its systems, to prevent a "sophisticated breach" from happening again, while the company is also working with the police. Although financial information may be safe, customers would be advised to be on high alert for potential follow-on phishing attacks using the stolen personal information to trick users into handing o... [Full Article...]

Two potential human cases of West Nile under investigation

Two potential human cases of West Nile under investigation Adults over the age of 50 are most at risk of serious health effects. West Nile virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. So far, no human case of W-N-V have been reported in Perth County. "The West Nile virus seems to be here to stay, so the best way to avoid the disease is to reduce exposure and eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Snubs Gary Cohn in Tax Policy Speech; Praises Daughter Ivanka

Donald Trump Snubs Gary Cohn in Tax Policy Speech; Praises Daughter Ivanka In fact, if President Trump's proposed tax cuts are paid for through the types of spending cuts he has proposed in his budget, low- and middle-income Americans would clearly end up far worse off. On Twitter Sunday, Trump previewed his trip to the state, which he won by 19 points. But the White House and Congress have failed to sync up in their ambitions for reform amid disagreements and as lawm... [Full Article...]

Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week

Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week Charles are open Wednesday , although middle and high school students have a regularly scheduled late take-in day in which classes start a couple hours later than normal. The NWS said in its advisory that most of the rain is expected to fall between Wednesday and Friday nights, and that rain would likely continue through the weekend. [Full Article...]

Swine Flu death toll rises to 30 in Odisha

Swine Flu death toll rises to 30 in Odisha Quoting the bulletin, PTI reported that 945 samples were tested since August 1 (till August 28), of which, 165 samples tested positive for the H1N1 virus. The symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular seasonal flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. [Full Article...]

Using plastic bags can now possibly get you jailed in Kenya

Using plastic bags can now possibly get you jailed in Kenya It took Kenya ten years to pass a ban that not everyone like. Kenya joins more than 40 other countries including China, the Netherlands and France that have introduced taxes on bags or limited or prohibited their use. Designated supermarkets include Uchumi, Tuskys and Nakumatt chains as plastic bag drop-off points for the public beginning Thursday 31. The Kenyan government says it is tak... [Full Article...]

Centre to extend Aadhaar deadline till December 31

Centre to extend Aadhaar deadline till December 31 The issue led to a larger debate, which was settled last week when a constitutional bench of the top court said that privacy was a fundamental right guaranteed to all Indians. Once you log into your account, you will find the option " Link Aadhaar ". "The returns will not be processed until the linkage of Aadhaar with PAN is done", Central Board of Direct Taxes ( CBDT ) has already said th... [Full Article...]

Jodhpur Doctors Fight While Operating Pregnant Woman, Loses Baby

Jodhpur Doctors Fight While Operating Pregnant Woman, Loses Baby In the video, Dr Nainwal, in his green scrub, can be seen shouting at the anaesthetist: "You stay within your limits". The anaesthetist, Dr Tak, reportedly tried to have a junior doctor carry out tests, which Dr Nainwal did not agree with. "Still, we will probe reason for newborn's death", said the Superintendent of Umaid Hospital. "This is condemnable and a disrespect of the operation theatre",... [Full Article...]

Why delay in Asaram case trial, Supreme Court pulls up Gujarat govt

Why delay in Asaram case trial, Supreme Court pulls up Gujarat govt Operationalising the scheme for the payment of ex-gratia for the fix of religious places that were damaged during 2002 violence, the top court set-aside February 8, 2012, Gujarat High Court order that was challenged by the State government. [Full Article...]

How to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims; how to avoid scams

How to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims; how to avoid scams Unfortunately, there are those who would take advantage of a disaster's chaos and the charitable giving it inspires. Charities who fail to provide information on their mission or how the donation money will be used are another red flag. [Full Article...]

How to help pets after a disaster

How to help pets after a disaster The demand in the Twin Cities to adopt rescues regularly exceeds the supply, so the AHS brings up more than 8,000 cats and dogs each year from Southern states, which have the opposite problem - more animals than families that are willing to adopt. [Full Article...]

Altria Group Inc (MO) In Focus As NYC Price Hike Becomes Official

Altria Group Inc (MO) In Focus As NYC Price Hike Becomes Official The price of a pack of cigarettes has skyrocketed in New York City , while the number of places they are available for sale is set to fall. Residential buildings will also have to play a major role in the campaign - they will have to define smoking policies and some residential buildings in New York City will have to ban smoking in hallways. [Full Article...]

Tenn. Guard prepared to assist Harvey relief effort if called

Tenn. Guard prepared to assist Harvey relief effort if called He said the military is providing everything that has been requested by Texas governor Greg Abbott, although the response is constrained by the stormy weather and by flooding that limits use of roadways. The state is sending two South Carolina Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams consist of four National Guard soldiers and rescue swimmers from across the state. [Full Article...]

Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena

Air Canada Centre to be changed to Scotiabank Arena The new agreement is believed to be the highest valued building and sponsorship agreement in North American professional sports, according to TSN . "To be honest, it wasn't that hard to find interested suitors", Hopkinson said. It hosts a multitude of different events, concerts and shows each year, and occasionally even hosts Raptors 905 games - Toronto's G-League affiliate. [Full Article...]

Feds seize vaccinia virus vaccine used in 'stem cell' centers

Feds seize vaccinia virus vaccine used in 'stem cell' centers StemImmune specialists have been injecting the vaccine directly into patients' tumors, the FDA noted. "I especially won't allow cases such as this one to go unchallenged, where we have good medical reasons to believe these purported treatments can actually harm patients and make their conditions worse". [Full Article...]

Mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile Virus in Lantana

Mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile Virus in Lantana West Nile virus is spread to human through the bite of infected mosquito. It's been two years since a human contracted West Nile Virus in Allegheny County. Symptoms can include a headache, fatigue, skin rash, swollen lymph glands and eye pain along with fever. Older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at greater risk of developing central nervous system illness that can be fatal... [Full Article...]

"Nuns" attempt to rob bank in Pocono Township

One of the women stood at the door while the other approached the counter with a gun, Fox 29 reports . The robbery took place in Tannersville, Pennsylvania. On Twitter, a number of users had fun with the surreal image. The suspects walked into a branch of the Citizens Bank in Tannersville on Monday brandishing a handgun. [Full Article...]


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