Counterfeit Pills Containing Fentanyl Found At Prince's Estate

The official also told The Associated Press a separate aspirin bottle was found with 60 more counterfeit fentanyl pills. At this time, it is reported that investigators believe that Prince was unaware that the pills contained fentanyl. "Hundreds ... More..

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by | Monday, August 22, 2016

California Fire Victims Return Home As Damage Assessment Begins

Thank you for your assistance in this ongoing investigation. San Bernardino National Forest officials said the fire did not grow overnight, but 1,782 personnel continued the firefight and clean up through Sunda...More..

President Obama to visit Louisiana next week
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

President Obama to visit Louisiana next week

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday (Aug 19) took a dig at US President Barack Obama over the latter's absence in the flood-affected state of Louisiana , saying the latter didn't want to m...More..

Tap water bacteria found in New Zealand woman who died
by | Monday, August 22, 2016

Tap water bacteria found in New Zealand woman who died

Up to 17 people were hospitalised at one stage after the outbreak became known last Friday and one person is still in intensive care with the illness, according to the Hawkes Bay District Health Board, the loca...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Crowds begin to descend on Kingston as Tragically Hip rolls into town

Almost a month has passed since the Hip began their " Man Machine Poem " tour, which culminates with the Saturday night show in their hometown. In May, the Hip announced that frontman Gord Downie had been d...More..

Afghan forces retreat as Taliban advance in Kunduz province
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Afghan forces retreat as Taliban advance in Kunduz province

A main highway connecting Kunduz to the neighboring Takhar province passes through the district. In a major setback to the Afghanistan government that is trying to prevent Taliban operations in the coun...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Trump says 'I do regret' some caustic campaign statements

Manafort's undisclosed links to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych have come at a hard time for Trump as his rating have fallen over the past few weeks and he has been criticised for focusing on per...More..

Calcium supplements tied to higher dementia risk for some women
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Calcium supplements tied to higher dementia risk for some women

The study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology studied data of 700 women aged between 70 and 92 who didn't have dementia. CT scans were used to look for brain lesions in 447 of the women at the st...More..

High school's viral sign turns away parents
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

High school's viral sign turns away parents

Some parents are upset about the new policy, but a photo of the sign is going viral. with a LOT of people taking the school's side. "This is wrong, if my kids ever need me to bring them something and I am mor...More..

Mother receives overwhelming response in search for t-shirt for daughter with autism
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Mother receives overwhelming response in search for t-shirt for daughter with autism

Cami who just turned 10, started the fifth grade on August 11. She offered to pay for the shirt and for all shipping costs to any kind soul willing to send her that shirt. Proof that, sometimes, all you need to...More..

Zika Prompts Puerto Rico Health Emergency
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

Zika Prompts Puerto Rico Health Emergency

We will continue our campaign to guide Puerto Ricans on the steps needed to prevent becoming infected with Zika; especially to prevent the virus from affecting pregnant women. Health authorities say they beli...More..

by | Friday, August 19, 2016

McDonald's pulls fitness trackers from Happy Meals amid reports of rashes

Can't say we've ever heard of that particular tracker, but considering that it's being put in Happy Meals , we're figuring it's not that far removed from a toy, anyway. Every Happy Meal sold in the USA and C...More..

House prices rose in run-up to European Union referendum despite uncertainty
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

House prices rose in run-up to European Union referendum despite uncertainty

House values were up £2,100 monthly and added £17,000 compared to the year previous, latest data from the Office for National Statistics show. "It's buyers at the lower end of the market struggling the most, an...More..

Father bought gun day after domestic dispute call
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Father bought gun day after domestic dispute call

Authorities said they'll give a news conference at 1 p.m. Monday on the investigation into the deaths of parents Mark and Megan Short and their three children, 2-year-old Willow, 5-year-old Mark Jr. They found ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Fifth straight day of heat advisories but weekend rain may bring relief

For the third straight day, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for eastern Ulster and Dutchess counties. The heat index, or "feels like" temperatures won't reach 110 degrees, but we'l...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

A World Health Organization report released on Thursday also mentions Canada as the latest country to report a case of congenital malformation associated with a Zika infection. Burwell traveled to the USA terri...More..

Miami students in Zika zone can't bring repellent to school
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Miami students in Zika zone can't bring repellent to school

The test involves a blood draw or urine sample being sent to a state laboratory in Tampa. Gov. Rick Scott announced August 3 that any pregnant woman who fears Zika can get testing at no charge to them. Af...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Three Mercer County residents have contracted the Zika virus

When travel-related infections are identified, public health officials and mosquito control agencies are notified to help minimize the potential for local spread. The majority of cases are travel-related, meani...More..

Study finds toxic chemicals in USA drinking water
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Study finds toxic chemicals in USA drinking water

The study , published in the peer-review journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters , comes amidst growing new attention for the potential threats from C8 and similar chemicals in the months follo...More..

West Nile Virus Detected in Region
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

West Nile Virus Detected in Region

Changes in roosting behavior of birds are one possibility, defensive behavior is another, and there are other possibilities. People who do feel the effects of West Nile virus have symptoms ranging from fev...More..

by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Sonny Bill out, Japan stun NZ

New Zealand Herald columnist Scotty Stevenson put a tweet out this morning after talking to Williams. The big shock was when Sonny Bill Williams stayed on the ground after a ruck and motioned for help from t...More..

Swimmer Katie Meili completes journey from Ivy League to Olympic medalist
by | Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Swimmer Katie Meili completes journey from Ivy League to Olympic medalist

USA swimmer Lilly King sent a strong message Monday, beating Russian swimmer Yuliya Yefimova in the 100-meter breaststroke to take home the gold medal. Lilly King , left, has strong opinions about drug ch...More..

Jeb's son pushes GOP to support Trump
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Jeb's son pushes GOP to support Trump

Still, endorsing Mr Trump would seem insensitive given that his father is Jeb Bush , the former Governor of Florida, who was forced to give up his own bid for the 2016 nomination in February after Mr Trump h...More..

The Vaping Apocalypse Begins Today, August 8, 2016
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

The Vaping Apocalypse Begins Today, August 8, 2016

Yale postdoctoral fellow Krysten Bold and psychiatry professor Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin analyzed data from representative samples from CT and found that youths who were trying to quit smoking were 14 times more ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Photos, Video Of Swimmer In 2016 Rio Olympics

On Sunday night, in her first individual final of the Rio Olympics, 19-year-old Katie Ledecky finally took down 17-year-old Katie Ledecky , her only real competition, in the 400. Ledecky treated it more lik...More..

Punjab: Gau Raksha Dal chief booked, lashes out at Narendra Modi
by | Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Punjab: Gau Raksha Dal chief booked, lashes out at Narendra Modi

The case has been filed against Mr Kumar and two associates for allegedly beating up truck drivers transporting cows. "I don't mind if someone calls me a goon for saving the cow". They also demanded PM Modi to ...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

FDA Approves GMO Mosquito Test to Fight Zika

Renaud Lacroix, who works for Oxitech, the company that developed the genetically altered mosquitos. The agency announced the approval Friday, saying it would not have a significant impact on the environment....More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Utah Professor Leads Zika Efforts For US Olympic Committee

The trial will involve the release of thousands of modified male mosquitoes . Oxitec engineered the mosquitoes so that their offspring die before reaching adulthood. The trial should be pretty low risk, si...More..

US approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent
by | Monday, August 08, 2016

US approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent

Thousands of public comments were also considered. Some local residents had opposed the trial because of unknown effects on wildlife and humans. Oxitec also has to come to an agreement with the Florida K...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

US approves GMO mosquito test, but no release imminent

Thousands of public comments were also considered. Some local residents had opposed the trial because of unknown effects on wildlife and humans. Oxitec also has to come to an agreement with the Florida K...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Senators urge Congress to address growing Zika issue

These are believed to be the first mosquito-transmitted cases in the mainland United States. And the situation grew more dire Monday morning. As of now there are no known cures or prophylactics for Zika virus...More..

by | Monday, August 08, 2016

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

Its travel advice was updated after the U.S. state confirmed four people in Miami with the Zika virus appear to have been infected by mosquitoes locally. It's official: Zika transmitted by local mosquitoes ...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Moyes makes first Sunderland signing with Djilobodji

The Senegal global leaves the Blues after making just one appearance in the Capital One Cup to become David Moyes' first signing as Sunderland manager. The centre-back scored a last-gasp victor as Werder be...More..

Amazon shows Amazon Prime Air cargo plane
by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Amazon shows Amazon Prime Air cargo plane

The flight deck windows of an Amazon .com Boeing 767 " Prime Air " cargo plane is shown Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in a Boeing hangar in Seattle . In case you haven't seen it yet, here's a look at the time ...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

Jared Leto's Joker Was Inspired By David Bowie

It begins with a neat-enough rundown of the baddies to be exploited by the government, represented here by shady bureaucrat Amanda Waller ( Viola Davis ). Aside from the fact that her role as Batman nemesis ...More..

by | Sunday, August 07, 2016

CDC director: Miami mosquitoes succumbing to aerial sprays

California health officials said a team of experts across several disciplines at the state health department is working with local public health departments, vector control agencies and the medical community ...More..

Historic Maryland town faces long recovery after flooding
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Historic Maryland town faces long recovery after flooding

Main Street in Ellicott City goes downhill toward the river, and that's the route the floodwaters gushed during Saturday's storm that dumped about 6 inches of rain , washing away just about everything in i...More..

Two babies born in California with birth defects from Zika
by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Two babies born in California with birth defects from Zika

Officials said the new cases bring the total amount to 19 residents with travel-related infections. Dr. Vicki Kramer, chief of the vector-borne diseases section at the state health department, said the risk o...More..

The dark side of Duterte's war
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

The dark side of Duterte's war

Human rights groups had expressed alarm over the spate of killings of suspected drug peddlers, with dozens of cadavers of suspected criminals abandoned in streets with "cardboard signs", stating their supposed ...More..

Texas Allows Students To Bring Guns To School To Prevent Mass Shootings
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Texas Allows Students To Bring Guns To School To Prevent Mass Shootings

The state's controversial "campus carry" law allows students who are at least 21 years old and who have a concealed handgun license to carry their guns at all public colleges and universities. Private schools...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Zika Virus Miami: Health Officials Issue Travel Warning For Pregnant Women

The U.S. government might have underestimated how hard it would be to control Zika's spread, said University of Florida public health researcher Ira Longini. He said that it's possible mosquitoes are resistant ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami

Schultz said Florida will be redoubling its vector control efforts in the outbreak area, which involves a 1-square-mile (2.6 square km) area in the mixed-use area north of downtown Miami . At least six CDC ...More..

How Lea Michele Prepped for Completely Nude Women's Health Cover
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

How Lea Michele Prepped for Completely Nude Women's Health Cover

And she went on to explain that she might not be flawless but she loves her herself, "flaws and all". Lea Michele is proving that life often imitates art. Lea features in three images, including the cover wh...More..

by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015

Players can come off of the PUP list at any time, but for a team that is looking to get more comfortable with their new coaching staff on both sides of the ball, I'm sure this is not the start the Dolphins envi...More..

West Ham humbled by Europa League defeat at minnows NK Domzale
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

West Ham humbled by Europa League defeat at minnows NK Domzale

But Bilic could field his three summer signings - midfielder Havard Nordtveit and exciting wingers Sofiane Feghouli and Gokhan Tore - when the Hammers meet NK Domzale of Slovenia in the Europa League third qual...More..

Hospital groups say new federal ratings are unfair and flawed
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Hospital groups say new federal ratings are unfair and flawed

News & World Reports, as well as in nationally recognized safety ratings, yet received only two stars from Medicare. Maine's two largest hospitals have received two out of five stars under Medicare's new rati...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

San Diego Padres acquire four players from Miami Marlins

The Marlins now sit tied for the final National League Wild Card spot at 55-47. The Padres added young starter Jarred Cosart to their rotation in the deal. In his second professional season, Rea is 5-5 with...More..

Study finds cosmic rays increased heart risks among Apollo astronauts
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Study finds cosmic rays increased heart risks among Apollo astronauts

A newly published study reports that Apollo astronauts who flew on lunar missions have died from cardiovascular-related illnesses at a rate four to five times that of other space travelers. That brought the...More..

Chipotle branching out, plans to open burger restaurant
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Chipotle branching out, plans to open burger restaurant

Post E. coli scandal, the fast-casual Mexican restaurant famous for charging extra for their guac has been struggling. A spokesman for Chipotle, Chris Arnold, says in an email the company's first Tasty Made b...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

FDA: No Miami-area blood donations during Zika investigation

Two of the suspected non-travel cases are in Miami-Dade County, and two are in Broward County which is just to the north of Miami . In all cases, the males travelled to countries with active Zika virus trans...More..