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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to complete Rohingya return in 2 years The agreement does not specify when repatriation will commence but outlines providing temporary shelter to returning Rohingya and building houses for them later. "Our first priority is, they have to grant us citizenship as Rohingyas". Some young men in the camp anxious they might be arrested on accusations of terrorism if they returned. [Full Article...]

Japan city uses loudspeakers to recall potentially deadly fugu fish

Japan city uses loudspeakers to recall potentially deadly fugu fish Officials in Gamagori activated the town's emergency loudspeakers - "intended for use in case of North Korean missile attack", notes The Times - to warn the population about the mistake, and to appeal for the recall of the fugu. Eating it could potentially end up in paralysis, coma, or death. "Three packages will be retrieved today, but we still don't know where the remaining two are". [Full Article...]

Florida reports 2nd human rabies death in recent months

Florida reports 2nd human rabies death in recent months The treatment has only worked twice in the US and 18 times around the world. The boy didn't listen to his father, so he went to the porch and touched the bat. Additionally, the incubation period for rabies can be months meaning symptoms develop long after the incident occurred. After that point, the disease has reached the person's brain and is next to impossible to stop. [Full Article...]

'S**thole' projected on Trump's hotel in Washington

'S**thole' projected on Trump's hotel in Washington According an account given to the Washington Post , the projection remained displayed on the hotel for almost 40 minutes. Video tweeted by D.C. -based, multimedia artist Robin Bell, of Bell Visuals , shows a series of projections on the hotel's facade, followed by the popular anti-Trump hashtag "resist". [Full Article...]

Afghanistan to play their first-ever Test in June

Afghanistan to play their first-ever Test in June BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary said that several factors had been taken into consideration before deciding the venue for the historic match. I believe that cricket will play a greater role in strengthening relations. The journey of Afghanistan has been exceptional in the game of cricket. [Full Article...]

Everything settled among Supreme Court judges: AG

Everything settled among Supreme Court judges: AG Addressing media here, Mishra said , "It was an internal issue and has now been resolved". "Now everything has been settled. Now everything has been settled, courts are functioning", reported NDTV quoting Attorney General KK Venugopal. "The Bombay High Court is seized of the matter and in my opinion the Supreme Court should not hear this matter". The current strength of the apex court including... [Full Article...]

Florida casino shuttle boat bursts into flames; 1 reportedly dead

Florida casino shuttle boat bursts into flames; 1 reportedly dead He said the crew chose to turn back veering close to a residential neighborhood as smoke belched and then flames kicked up. Larry Santangelo, who lives near the scene, told the Tampa Bay Times he thought his own house was on fire. Mcaffee's husband Darrell said that will be the last time they press their luck for a while. The fire department said that because the water wasn't deep, rescu... [Full Article...]

DeLauro pushes CDC director for answers on E. coli outbreak

DeLauro pushes CDC director for answers on E. coli outbreak In Canada, health officials said romaine lettuce is now safe to eat. In the USA, the FDA, which had not posted any public information about the outbreak until today, is assisting the CDC, but has virtually nothing to report. Canada identified romaine lettuce as the source of illnesses there, but the source of the romaine lettuce or where it became contaminated is unknown. [Full Article...]

Crude oil shipments from Canada to United States to jump 60% in 2018

Crude oil shipments from Canada to United States to jump 60% in 2018 USA oil prices rose $1.44 to $63.17 a barrel in NY on Tuesday, the highest level in three years, partly on expectations of further declines in the nation's oil stockpile. Even with bigger-than-expected builds in gasoline and heating fuel stocks, crude oil kept its early gains. Federal U.S. estimates show total crude oil production hit 9.78 million barrels per day in the week ending December 15, ... [Full Article...]

CDC reports widespread flu activity in 46 states

CDC reports widespread flu activity in 46 states Last week, officials announced the deaths of three children due to the virus. So far, 26 states are reporting high levels of outpatient visits for influenza-like symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease control . Sharon Welbel, of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System. Officials tell the Associated Press that most of the people who died were older than 70 and had underlying health... [Full Article...]

Study Links Ibuprofen With Male Infertility

Study Links Ibuprofen With Male Infertility Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory that's commonly used to treat fevers and pain. Richard Quinton, MD, from Newcastle University in England and the Society for Endocrinology, says: "This is a landmark study that elegantly combines clinical and basic research, at both tissue and cellular levels, to show that ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter painkiller , can reversibly hinder testosterone ... [Full Article...]

Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters

Woman dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from oysters Most patients who get ill from Vibrio bacteria after eating raw oysters experience vomiting and diarrhea . This is a very rare condition, but it can be deadly . The common Vibrio bacteria occur naturally in warm coastal waters, such as the Gulf of Mexico. Some may believe that hot sauce or lemon juice kill any harmful bacteria, but the Food and Drug Administration explains that cooki... [Full Article...]

Jake Tapper Cuts off Stephen Miller on CNN

He urged his followers to "watch the hatred and unfairness of this CNN flunky!" "You have 24 hours of negative, anti-Trump, hysterical coverage on this network that led in recent weeks to some spectacularly embarrassing false reporting from your network", said Mr. [Full Article...]

England hero Rhian Brewster

England hero Rhian Brewster Brewster said he had witnessed racial abuse - either aimed at him or a teammate - seven times this year. Brewster told Thursday's edition of The Guardian that Uefa have yet to hold an inquiry into an incident involving Russian side Spartak Moscow three weeks ago, when he claims he was the target of a racist remark by opposing captain Leonid Mironov. [Full Article...]

How to Watch Washington vs. Penn State

How to Watch Washington vs. Penn State While Penn State will have to contend with Ohio State in the Big Ten, Washington should enter the 2018 season as Pac-12 favorites with Stanford lurking. The worst position-group on the field could be Penn State's o-line, which will of course be tasked with moving Vea et al. Despite ranking 27th in total offense, Penn State's offensive unit will be a key to victory in the Fiesta Bowl . [Full Article...]

Video shows robbery suspects in North Philadelphia

Video shows robbery suspects in North Philadelphia Officials are still searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a local convenience store. He was described as a thin black male wearing white sneakers, khaki cargo-style trousers, a black hooded sweatshirt and a skeleton-style mask. They also punched the man in the face. He was wearing a black ski mask, a black hooded sweatshirt and black trousers. "Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direc... [Full Article...]

City Health Officials Remind Residents to Get Flu Vaccines this Winter

City Health Officials Remind Residents to Get Flu Vaccines this Winter Mercy and CoxHealth Hospital will not allow children 14 and under as visitors to the hospital until further notice. The hospital is asking visitors younger than 12 and people that do not feel well to call patients instead of visiting them. [Full Article...]

Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband

Pregnant woman strangled to death by her husband WABC reported that part of the investigation is looking into whether the 911 dispatcher who took the call gave the responding officers complete information about the initial report. The detained man is not the father of Wells' 2-year-old, according to family members. The cops - who were suspended without pay - are claiming that they thought they only had to check on the outside of the home, the ... [Full Article...]

State health officials act to limit spread of flu at hospitals

State health officials act to limit spread of flu at hospitals Raghu Kasetty, MD of OSF St. Francis said the local flu season will presumably get worse before it improves. "We could be looking at a peak as early as late January, instead of February or March", Siniscalchi said. "Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu, and with the disease spreading quickly in Arizona the time to get vaccinated is now", said Dr. [Full Article...]

Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises

Number of pregnant women using marijuana rises The Journal of the American Medical Association , known as JAMA , published on December 26, a research letter on data analysis that indicates cannabis use is increasing among pregnant women, and particularly for young mothers. They also say that "there are insufficient data to evaluate the effects of marijuana use on infants during lactation and breastfeeding, and in the absence of such data, ma... [Full Article...]


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