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Mother Pulls Mountain Lion off Her 5-Year-Old Son

The man told dispatcher he was driving his son to the hospital and disconnected the phone. The boy was taken to Denver hospital in "fair" condition. A small boy has his mother to thank after she rescued him from a mountain lion when he was playin...

Rio's Governor Declares 'State Of Calamity' Ahead Of Olympic Games

The governor said that the fall in oil prices have abruptly diminished the state's revenues. Brazil has been hit with its worst recession since the 1930s and has been gripped by a political crisis, which led to the suspension of President Dilma ...

CDC: 3 babies with Zika-linked birth defects born in US

There's been no local spread of Zika in the U.S. It could also create pregnancy complications such as miscarriages or stillbirths. Women in Puerto Rico give birth to about 32,000 babies a year. But the study also found troubling cases of severe b...

Hot and dry the next couple of days

Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Wednesday Night: Muggy and mostly clear. More sunshine and temperatures falling back closer to average for this time of year ...

First Oklahoma case of West Nile confirmed

Two mosquito pools have tested positive in Dawson County. In 2015, there were 275 human cases of West Nile illness in Texas, including 16 deaths. Nebraska has had the West Nile Virus since the early 2000s and in the first couple years, the number...

Disney CEO speaks with family of boy killed by gator

The boy's father rushed into the water after the alligator struck and struggled to release his child from the alligator's grip, Williamson said. Members of the Orange County Sheriff's Office dive team located the body around 1:45 p.m. Orange County...

CDC: 3 babies born in US with birth defects caused by Zika

If local infections on USA soil do occur, then the CDC officials will go to the area and destroy the mosquito-breeding sites. The Zika virus arrived in Brazil one year ago. On Tuesday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported "an observed inc...

Elka Desjardins knew Brenda McCool from beauty school

Ada Pressley , McCool's sister-in-law, said McCool died protecting her son. Her son is alive, and that's what she wanted more than anything. Rodriguez notes Marquez McCool was also looking forward to restarting her marriage with her husband, who sh...

FDA approves stomach-draining device for obese

The device was developed by King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based company Aspire Bariatrics . The device has been the subject of controversy and humor, and was featured by Stephen Colbert on the Late Show in October. Side effects include initial ...

FDA inspectors find evidence of Listeria at Whole Foods kitchen

Whole Foods must provide such documentation to FDA by late June. LOS ANGELES U.S. food safety regulators have warned Whole Foods Market Inc that inspections at the grocer's Everett, Massachusetts, plant turned up violations that could result in ...

Duchess of Cambridge on red alert!

Dressed head-to-toe in pink , the 13-month-old looked adorable as ever, but the designer of her pretty dress remains a mystery. Beside her was two-year-old brother George (who reached this same milestone last year) and, of course, her great-grandpare...

AAP Blames Modi Govt For Rejecting Parliamentary Secretaries Bill

He said no MLA was given a single paisa, auto or bungalow in their capacity as Parliamentary Secretary and said they were giving services for free. "Modiji says neither will work nor will allow to work", Kejriwal said. The very fact that Kejriwal...

Gay men limited as blood donors for Orlando club victims

According to the revision, men who have sex with other men can now only donate blood if they've been celibate for a full year prior to donation. Schools, which provide a substantial donor base, are out; donors are on vacation; and this year, blood ba...

Officials In Dallas County Report 7th Case Of Zika Virus

Already there are 3 treatments approved that target the PD-1 protein, and with 5 similar medicines in development, one FDA regulator feels resources might be better spent looking at more novel drugs, reported Reuters . "For those traveling to countr...

Italy's ex-premier Berlusconi undergoes heart surgery

Media mogul Silvio Berlusconi, who served three times as Italian premier, was undergoing heart surgery Tuesday at a Milan hospital. After the operation, 79-year-old Berlusconi will spend several days in an intensive care unit and will then underg...

Chick-fil-A opens doors on Sunday following tragedy

Chick-fil-A is famously closed on Sundays. "Thank you for the outpouring of love for the people of Orlando in light of the terrible terror experienced Sunday morning", one customer wrote on Chick-fil-A's Facebook page . A handful of workers passed...

Angels' Mike Trout expected to be OK after taking pitch to hand

The 30-year-old switch hitter collected hits in six of his past eight games, and is batting.323 (10-for-31) with three home runs, seven RBIs and seven runs scoring during that span. Indians: 3B Juan Uribe left the field on a cart in the fourth inning...

Gov. Pete Ricketts urge public to remain vigilant on escaped Inmate

Dixon is being held in a secure location as the investigation continues. He does not have any distinguishing marks or tattoos and could be wearing his hair in cornrows or pulled back. The 21-year-old was treated and released; her mother stayed in the...

United Blood Services calls for local donors after Orlando shooting

Food & Drug Administration and accredited by AABB. Those who wish to give blood in the coming weeks and months can make an appointment using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, by visiting www.redcrossblood.org, or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

US Muslim activist group CAIR to hold news conference Sunday

Hopper says agents determined that contact was minimal and did not constitute a substantive relationship or a threat at that time. For now, we can say for certain that we need to redouble our efforts to defend our country from threats at home a...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...