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Ouch! Duterte Orders Philippine Soldiers to Shoot Female Rebels in Their Vaginas

Ouch! Duterte Orders Philippine Soldiers to Shoot Female Rebels in Their Vaginas At one point, he said without elaborating: "Tell the soldiers. We will just shoot your vagina", he told the crowd, according to a government transcript of a speech he delivered on February 7. The controversial leader's "latest nasty remark openly encourages violence against women, contributes to the impunity on such, and further confirms himself as the most risky macho-fascist in the governm... [Full Article...]

Senators trade defenceman Phaneuf, forward Nate Thompson to Kings

Senators trade defenceman Phaneuf, forward Nate Thompson to Kings Evgeni Malkin , Zach Aston-Reese and Ryan Reaves scored for the Penguins , who recorded a home win streak of 10 or more games for the sixth time in franchise history. "As a player that is what you play for". "We have a plan in place, we know how we're going to go about the plan". He met and practiced with his new team, the Los Angeles Kings . [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: Record number of condoms given to athletes

Winter Olympics: Record number of condoms given to athletes Earlier in the day, the alpine skiing programme - seen by many as the pinnacle of the Winter Games - suffered a third postponement as the women's slalom fell victim to the blustery conditions. Sebastian Samuelsson of Sweden took silver and Benedikt Doll of Germany earned bronze . That was in 1932 at Salt Lake, when Shea and Jaffee paired with the two-man and four-man bobsled teams to tally ... [Full Article...]

Haverhill Offers Free Flu Shots After First Grader's Death

Haverhill Offers Free Flu Shots After First Grader's Death Children under the age of 6 months can not get vaccinated for the flu, so they need protected in other ways. Last season, health officials reported 33 flu-related deaths. A nurse at Lawrence High School, which serves about 3,000 students, reported a "slight uptick" in complaints Wednesday, with approximately five students reporting flu-like symptoms, Markuns said. [Full Article...]

Flu deaths prompt Facebook town hall discussion Thursday evening

Flu deaths prompt Facebook town hall discussion Thursday evening People who have other conditions, such as heart disease or diabetes, are also susceptible to complications that result when the body is fighting against influenza. They are unable to keep track of adult flu deaths. Additionally, officials urge everyone to stay home when sick, wash hands frequently and cough into a sleeve to prevent the spread of flu. [Full Article...]

Medical marijuana sales about to begin in Pennsylvania

Medical marijuana sales about to begin in Pennsylvania There are 17,000 people registered in the medical marijuana program, but so far only 4,000 have been certified by doctors. "This is an important week". Dispensaries are also allowed to sell equipment, such as vaping devices for liquid forms, to administer medical marijuana. Those conditions are mostly chronic and debilitating, including epilepsy, glaucoma, ALS, severe vomiting from AIDS or can... [Full Article...]

UN Records 9 Percent Drop in Afghan Civilian Casualties

UN Records 9 Percent Drop in Afghan Civilian Casualties Eleven percent of the civilian casualties in 2017 were caused by unaccounted fire between Afghan troops and anti-government fighters. A spokesman for Afghanistan's NATO-led military mission said the recent Taliban attacks on civilians demonstrated they were not ready to enter "good-faith peace negotiations" while the government had on numerous occasions made clear it was willing to begin a pea... [Full Article...]

President Trump addresses nation on Florida school shooting

President Trump addresses nation on Florida school shooting Trump said he'll travel to Florida meet with victims' families, explore how to better secure schools and "tackle the hard issue of mental health". "Neighbours and classmates knew he was a big problem". The FBI defines a "mass killing" as the killing of three or more people in a public place, but the federal agency also defines a "mass murderer" as someone who has killed four or more people in th... [Full Article...]

Juicy J & XXXTentacion Offer Condolences After Florida High School Shooting

Juicy J & XXXTentacion Offer Condolences After Florida High School Shooting Following the shooting , Trump tweeted that his " prayers and condolences " were with the families affected by the shooting, adding that "no child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school". After 17 people were murdered in cold blood in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre, we're learning the names and faces of the innocent students whose y... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom foreign minister meets Suu Kyi over plight of Rohingya

United Kingdom foreign minister meets Suu Kyi over plight of Rohingya The Nobel Peace Prize victor had been criticized overseas for not standing up for the largely stateless Rohingya in the western state of Rakhine, where an army crackdown forced more than 688,000 to flee to Bangladesh since August 25 past year. [Full Article...]

UK, Irish governments set for talks with Sinn Fein

UK, Irish governments set for talks with Sinn Fein In response to the breakdown of the discussions, Smith said it was time May and her government took hold of the situation. "That the DUP again demonstrated that they possess a veto over Prime Minister May's Northern Ireland policy decisions highlights the absurdity that the British Government can simultaneously honor its GFA commitment to act with "rigorous impartiality" in Northern Ire... [Full Article...]

New French report links 'ultra-processed' foods to cancer

New French report links 'ultra-processed' foods to cancer The study population included 104,980 people from the NutriNet-Santé prospective cohort. Researchers found a correlation between ultra-processed foods and cancer - the more processed foods people ate, the higher the cancer risk, for all groups. [Full Article...]

Karnataka: At least three killed in building collapse, many feared trapped

Karnataka: At least three killed in building collapse, many feared trapped While the ground and first floor of the building situated in Kasavanahalli near the IT hub of Sarjapur road caved in. The people who were nearby started rescuing the labourers, while informing the rescue team. (G.N.S) Dt. 15 Bengaluru At least four construction workers have died in Bengaluru as an under construction building collapsed in Kasavanahalli in Bengaluru . [Full Article...]

Wichita schools will return to a longer school year

Wichita schools will return to a longer school year Richard Shores; board clerk Peggy Jordan; and assistant clerk Karen Murray. Board member Abby Thompson abstained from last week's vote because of her employment with Nelson County Public Schools and its ties with Collins. Superintendent Christine Beal said she hasn't seen a budget surplus like this in at least 10 years. And students in the Waterloo region aren't at a great risk of overdosing w... [Full Article...]

Transgender woman successfully breastfeeds baby in world first

Transgender woman successfully breastfeeds baby in world first Writing in the Transgender Health journal, specialists from the Mount Sinai Centre for Transgender Medicine and Surgery said: "She explained that her partner was pregnant but not interested in breastfeeding , and that she hoped to take on the role of being the primary food source for her infant". [Full Article...]

Former Nats Pitcher Arrested With 44 Pounds of Drugs

Former Nats Pitcher Arrested With 44 Pounds of Drugs Loaiza, who won 21 games for the Chicago White Sox in 2003, is accused of possessing more than 40 pounds (20 kilograms) of heroin and cocaine and meant to sell it. The San Diego Sheriff's Department valued the narcotics at more than $500,000. When they searched the vehicle, they found a sophisticated compartment used to hide contraband, authorities said. [Full Article...]

AAP pushed Delhi 30 years back: Tiwari

AAP pushed Delhi 30 years back: Tiwari AAP convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal spoke about. "The party is launching a drive to share the accomplishments of the AAP government with the citizens of Delhi on February 11". But the BJP and the Congress attacked Chief Minister Kejriwal, accusing his government of being indulged in corruption. In the video which is pending for clearance, Kejriwal says: "When you walk o... [Full Article...]

First blood test to evaluate potential concussions approved

First blood test to evaluate potential concussions approved The U.S. Food and Drug Administration now allows to market the first ever blood test evaluating the concussion. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the San Diego-based company an edge in the biotech industry's race to find a way to diagnose concussions. [Full Article...]

Amazon Shelled Out $90 Million for Blink

Amazon Shelled Out $90 Million for Blink The Amazon Cloud Cam needed for Key can also be purchased separately for basic home monitoring for $119, and it uses a microUSB port for power. According to The Information who first reported the news, Amazon acquired Annapurna Labs - an Israeli chipmaker in 2015 . [Full Article...]

U.S. woman found with eye worms previously known only in cattle

U.S. woman found with eye worms previously known only in cattle And her eye was getting more and more irritated. "Today it's a normal student college life and my eye is fine and I'm totally fine", she said. The worms were translucent and each less than half an inch long. "It's fairly unheard of to have worms in your eye in the US, unless you've traveled to a developing country". "And they were saying things like, 'A lot of people, when they have this claim... [Full Article...]


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