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Fire near Feather Falls swells to 600 acres in four hours

Fire near Feather Falls swells to 600 acres in four hours An Immediate Evacuation Order has been issued for the entire communities of Berry Creek, Brush Creek, and Mountain House. Public Assembly Points have been established at Berry Creek School and Lake Madrone for those needing transport from the area. [Full Article...]

Netflix Develops Weed Strains for Its Shows

Netflix Develops Weed Strains for Its Shows Haze, that are all inspired by Netflix's new series " Disjointed " which was released on August 25. To pull off the project, Netflix partnered with Carrot - a digital agency that is part of the Vice network - as well as the Alternative Herbal Health Services (AHHS), a medical cannabis dispensary . [Full Article...]

Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea

Oil prices pulled by Harvey, North Korea That's why the USA has about 230 million barrels of gasoline stockpiled, more than before the storms in 2005 and 2008. About 3.65 million barrels per day of refining capacity are offline in Texas and Louisiana, or almost 20 per cent of total United States capacity, based on company reports and Reuters estimates. [Full Article...]

Woman Wanted For Throwing Cup Of Urine On Bus Driver

Woman Wanted For Throwing Cup Of Urine On Bus Driver When the bus driver responded, police say the suspect then took a purple cup that was filled with urine and poured it onto the driver. The driver went to a hospital for 'decontamination, ' although she wasn't injured. The straphanger said she flung a cup of urine at the driver because she didn't like her tone. Later, she said, "She was waving me off and flicking me off". [Full Article...]

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Groton

West Nile-infected mosquitoes found in Groton Spraying is only triggered if additional human cases are confirmed within the same general vicinity as this would give some confidence that the unrelated individuals were infected by mosquitoes in the same area. Less than 1 percent of people infected with the virus get seriously ill with symptoms that include high fever, muscle weakness, stiff neck, disorientation, mental confusion, tremors, confu... [Full Article...]

FDA approves first-ever gene therapy treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves first-ever gene therapy treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia Grupp is Emily Whitehead's doctor - she was the first patient to receive the cell therapy, and though she was as close to 48 hours from organ failure when first enrolled in the experimental treatment, Whitehead has now been cancer-free for five years. [Full Article...]

Texas mattress stores opens doors to Harvey evacuees

Texas mattress stores opens doors to Harvey evacuees According to evacuees finding shelter under Mattress Mack's roofs, when they arrived they were given toiletry kits including soap and toothbrushes - the generous store owner is even paying for portable showers. "We have sleeper sofas, they pulled them out and slept on that", McIngvale told National Public Radio's Morning Edition Wednesday. The company tweeted photos of people sitting on matt... [Full Article...]

Merkel says 'can't stay silent' on rule of law in Poland

Merkel says 'can't stay silent' on rule of law in Poland Obviously, the crowds were still furious over her refugee policies that have seen more than 1-million refugees entered the country since late 2015. The chancellor, a Christian Democrat, said she did not think a so-called "Red-Red-Green" coalition of the Social Democrats with the Left and the pro-environment Greens would help advance Germany . [Full Article...]

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles In the United States, the CDC estimates that every year, salmonella causes around one million foodborne illnesses , with 19,000 hospitalizations and 380 deaths. CDC and multiple states are investigating a multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections linked to contact with pet turtles . Pet reptiles in general seem to be suspect, according to the CDC . [Full Article...]

Five dead, red alert issued in Mumbai; more rains expected

Five dead, red alert issued in Mumbai; more rains expected The situation is not at all good in Mumbai due to heavy rains. The Maximum City experienced the heaviest rainfall in 12 years over the past couple of days. "So we are seeing a much larger impact of the rains on city life", the report added. President Ram Nath Kovind also took to social media to express his concern and assured people that best steps are being taken to tackle the situation. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Chamara Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI

Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Chamara Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI Kapugedara, who was named as Sri Lanka's stand-in captain after Upul Tharanga received a two-match ban for an over-rate offence, was ruled out of the series after undergoing a medical examination. Following Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy group-stage exit, Jayasekara said the team's poor fielding display throughout the tournament was due to substandard fitness and their "big bellies". [Full Article...]

SmackDown Recap: Shelton's In-ring Return

SmackDown Recap: Shelton's In-ring Return However, once Benjamin was able to find his way into the match, The Gold Standard fired up, fending off both members of The Ascension, and then caught a clutch assist from Gable, leading into him hitting Paydirt on Viktor for the win. Owens hit Zayn with a Pop-up Powerbomb to send a message to his boss, Shane McMahon, that he's going to make life hard until he gets his own way on the show. [Full Article...]

Harvey's rain just for SOME in North Texas

Harvey's rain just for SOME in North Texas Mount Holly forecasts weather conditions for most of eastern Pennsylvania and all of New Jersey except for the northeastern counties. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures will develop, with the chance for a few rain showers. [Full Article...]

Newborn dies as doctors get into verbal fight in hospital

Newborn dies as doctors get into verbal fight in hospital The incident highlights flouting of various procedures and rules, starting with the presence of a mobile recording device inside the operation theatre. Reportedly, the anesthetist, Dr. Tak wanted a junior doctor to conduct the tests but Dr. Nainwal disagreed. Rajasthan high court asked for a report on the incident by 2 pm on Wednesday, ANI reported. [Full Article...]

Jodhpur Doctors squabble during C-section, newborn dies

Jodhpur Doctors squabble during C-section, newborn dies The incident which took place on Tuesday (August 29) shows a gynaecologist and anaesthetic hurling abuses at each other right in the middle of an operation. A nurse and another doctor are seen trying to stop them and remind them that a surgery was underway. "When the woman was admitted, the fetus was in distress. [Full Article...]

Using plastic bags in Kenya to carry four-year prison term

Using plastic bags in Kenya to carry four-year prison term In Kenya , where an estimated 24 million plastic bags are used every month , the carriers litter most roadsides and clog sewers and streams. And Kenya certainly isn't fighting this battle alone: Similar bans already exist in other African countries such as Rwanda, Mauritania, and Eritrea. [Full Article...]

Ahead Of November Verdict On Aadhaar, Government Extends A Key Deadline

Ahead Of November Verdict On Aadhaar, Government Extends A Key Deadline Earlier, the deadline for getting all the benefits under Aadhaar was September 31. According to a report by MediaNama , Cellular Operators of India (COAI) issued the statement despite the judgment by Supreme Court regarding the Right to Privacy. [Full Article...]

People Who Follow Low-Fat Diets Have Higher Mortality Rates, Study Says

People Who Follow Low-Fat Diets Have Higher Mortality Rates, Study Says The researchers compared people in the top fifth of fat and carbohydrate consumers with those in the bottom "quintile" over a period of 7.4 years. The average diet obtained 60 per cent of energy from carbohydrates and 24 per cent from fats, but the researchers argued the best diet was 50-55 per cent of energy from carbohydrates and 35 per cent from fat. [Full Article...]

SC junks HC order on shrine repairs

SC junks HC order on shrine repairs Mehta informed the top court that state government was willing to pay from its ex-gratia scheme for fix and reconstruction works of various structures, shops and houses which were damaged. Islamic Relief Committee of Gujarat (IRCG) had moved the HC through a PIL seeking fix and restoration of mosques, dargahs, graveyards and other religious places damaged during the 2002 riots. [Full Article...]

How to donate wisely to disaster relief, charity

How to donate wisely to disaster relief, charity Do not feel pressured into giving and allowing someone into your house. Don't give out personal financial information - such as Social Security numbers or credit card and bank account numbers and passwords - to anyone who solicits a contribution. [Full Article...]


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