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The Blade, WTVG-TV partner with Red Cross for Irma relief

The Blade, WTVG-TV partner with Red Cross for Irma relief KSN spoke to a volunteer from Kansas, who is now in Texas, responding to Harvey. Household is in need of emergency assistance. State shelters are taking volunteers that can apply through Volunteer Florida's website , ABC noted. There, he worked 12- to 16-hour days managing a warehouse and loading semis with supplies for area shelters. Volunteers from the Red Cross will accept donations at ... [Full Article...]

People get infections from pet store puppies' feces — CDC

People get infections from pet store puppies' feces — CDC No deaths have been reported. So far, two confirmed cases have been reported in the state. The majority of illnesses were in OH, where 18 cases were reported. Whole genome sequencing showed samples of Campylobacter isolated from the stool of puppies sold through Petland in Florida were closely related to Campylobacter isolated from the stool of an ill person in Ohio. [Full Article...]

Here's Why Sleeping With Your Dog Is Actually Good For You

Here's Why Sleeping With Your Dog Is Actually Good For You Researchers found that "humans with a single dog in their bedroom maintained good sleep efficiency; however, the dog's position on/off the bed made a difference". Both the participants and their dogs wore activity trackers to track their sleeping habits for seven nights. It was previously suspected that presence of the dog in the bedroom could disrupt sleep. [Full Article...]

Brunswick County: state lab retests mosquitoes, retracts West Nile warning

Brunswick County: state lab retests mosquitoes, retracts West Nile warning A 41-year-old woman is now hospitalized and being treated for West Nile virus, the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department said Monday. The new cases were in Lee and Desoto counties. Limit the time you spend outdoors at dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active. To avoid mosquito bites, health officials suggest wearing light-colored clothing with long sleeves and trousers, checking window a... [Full Article...]

Israel blamed for arming Myanmar amid Rohingya Muslims tragedies

Israel blamed for arming Myanmar amid Rohingya Muslims tragedies Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi , a Nobel Laureate, has come under pressure to halt violence against Rohingya . Successive regimes have historically discriminated against them even though many have lived for generations in Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Bangladesh recall Mahmudullah for Proteas Tests

Bangladesh recall Mahmudullah for Proteas Tests Confirming the news, Jalal Yunus, BCB's media committee chairman, said, "Shakib has submitted a letter to the BCB asking for a six-month break from Test cricket ". His request for the Test break comes amid concerns over player fatigue, as well as criticism that players are prioritising earning money over representing their countries. [Full Article...]

Georgia Red Cross provides safe refuge ahead of Irma

Georgia Red Cross provides safe refuge ahead of Irma Hurricane Harvey brought record-breaking flooding to the state of Texas. "We've always found the people of northwest OH and southeast MI to be extremely generous and supportive", he said. One of the volunteers deployed on August 26 is Tyler Martensen of Mapleton, who is assisting in the health services field. The Red Cross is training as many as people as possible so they are available as s... [Full Article...]

Woman Warrior: DNA Tests Confirm 'Powerful' Viking Military Leader was Female

Woman Warrior: DNA Tests Confirm 'Powerful' Viking Military Leader was Female For centuries, our image of the Vikings a war-like people led by men with long hair and thick beards has remained the same, but that is about to change following a breakthrough discovery. Due to the armor present in the Viking grave, researchers have thought for a long period of time the remains had belonged to a man. Sagas (Nordic legends that have helped form the bedrock of our understandings ... [Full Article...]

'Powerful' response to sanctions promised by North Korea

'Powerful' response to sanctions promised by North Korea South Korea and the United States are technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. No abnormal results were showed after eight days of monitoring, the MEP was quoted as saying by the state-run Xinhua news agency. "The US administration will have to pay a dear price for her tongue-lashing", KCNA said of Mrs Haley's remarks. [Full Article...]

Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting during Irma

Fort Lauderdale police arrest 9 people caught on camera looting during Irma Crews from affiliate station WPLG caught a group breaking into Simon's Sportswear while winds were still whipping and rain was still falling. There is no word on any arrests, but police remind everyone that looters will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. [Full Article...]

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four

Irma death toll in St Maarten climbs to four The island territory is home to about 40,000 people. Almost 160 were evacuated on Friday and approximately 700 more on Saturday. He said nine patients at a hospital in the country had been evacuated by Dutch military helicopter. Martin . High priority for the delivery of help and supplies. The Canadian low-priced airline and tour agency Sunwing evacuated some Canadian tourists from St Maarten to... [Full Article...]

A minute of your life can save another life

A minute of your life can save another life The Czech Republic has a higher suicide rate than the European Union and world average, according to statistics released by the National Centre for Mental Health. "By encouraging them to tell their story at their own pace we can also help to change the way they might be thinking or feeling their behaviour and even their life". [Full Article...]

Hogs offense struggles in loss to No. 23 TCU

Hogs offense struggles in loss to No. 23 TCU After a short Arkansas punt, the Horned Frogs drove 45 yards in eight plays, capped by Olonilua's 1-yard touchdown run with 10:43 remaining in the first quarter. They also controlled the time of possession with 195 yards rushing as a team, led by a career-high 106 on the ground from sophomore Darius Anderson. -RB Kyle Hicks sat out the Jackson State game with an undisclosed injury but will b... [Full Article...]

Automakers may pass on impact of cess hike to buyers

Automakers may pass on impact of cess hike to buyers As per the Central GST (CGST) Act, the notified entities are required to collect TDS at 1% on payments to suppliers of goods or services in excess of Rs2.5 lakh. This comes as good news to vehicle companies that have been pushing for the government to not club mid-size, large cars and SUVs with the same GST cess as luxury cars as that would have an adverse impact on the automobile industry. [Full Article...]

Cop killed, 2 injured in Anantnag militant attack

Cop killed, 2 injured in Anantnag militant attack Terrorists fired indiscriminately on the police personnel near the general bus stand Anantnag , the official said . The incident took place 500 yards from venue of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's meeting that is going to take place on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Now, 5-yr-old girl raped by peon in Delhi school

Now, 5-yr-old girl raped by peon in Delhi school The incident comes a day after a seven-year-old boy was murdered, allegedly for resisting sexual assault by a bus conductor in a Gurgaon school. He's been working at the school for almost three years, said the police. She was rushed to a local hospital and now has been shifted to RML hospital. In a statement to the Indian Express, the police official said: "The accused had been working at the scho... [Full Article...]

New York AG will file multi-state DACA lawsuit

New York AG will file multi-state DACA lawsuit The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY, alleges that the Trump administration violated the equal protection clause of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY, asks that the president's DACA memo be declared unconstitutional and unlawful and to enjoin the administration from enforcement. [Full Article...]

Frank de Boer: I need more time at Crystal Palace

Frank de Boer: I need more time at Crystal Palace Sitting at the bottom of the table with a woeful 0 points, Palace are desperate for a result. Matt Lowton is aiming to turn a double into a treble against Crystal Palace to start the points flowing at Turf Moor . Frank de Boer is convinced he can bring success to Crystal Palace and that sacking him now would be nonsensical. They can always say afterwards he did everything he could, always 10... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus, EEE still present in Oswego County after aerial spraying

West Nile Virus, EEE still present in Oswego County after aerial spraying While spraying may work for culex mosquitoes that are known for carrying West Nile, the aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmit Zika and Dengue adapt to human habitats and are hard to control. He says West Nile positive mosquitoes are common enough, but it's still an excellent reason to remind people to take precautions against being bitten by mosquito. [Full Article...]

Insurance stocks at the mercy of Irma

Insurance stocks at the mercy of Irma That's why property owners need to be sure they have both hurricane and flood insurance - two distinct policies, says Brad Hubbard of National Flood Experts, a US -based company that helps homeowners decide what kind of disaster insurance they need. [Full Article...]


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