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LA City Council Authorizes 2028 Olympics Bid

LA City Council Authorizes 2028 Olympics Bid The vote came after a heated committee meeting Friday morning. In addition to the lack of an independent analysis of a formal budget for 2028, another potential risk factor is that part of the '24 deal included a $250 million guarantee from the state of California to cover possible cost overruns. [Full Article...]

How to save a life: American Red Cross announces area blood drives

How to save a life: American Red Cross announces area blood drives As a special incentive, those who give blood or platelets from now until August 31 will be emailed a $5 Target eGiftCard. The need is urgent and the American Red Cross is urging people to donate at a blood donor day near them. Additional information and details are available at redcrossblood.org/summer . Walk-ins are accepted, but appointments are encouraged to ensure that everyone is seen qu... [Full Article...]

Fidget spinners causing unsafe accidents, United States government warns

Fidget spinners causing unsafe accidents, United States government warns A number of accidents caused by fidget spinners have been reported in the United States, leading a government agency to issue a warning urging people to be more careful with the trendy toy. Warn children of all ages not to put fidget spinners or small pieces in their mouths and not to play with the fidget spinner near their faces. Have working smoke alarms in your house to protect you if there... [Full Article...]

OR mother who mistakenly suffocated newborn sues hospital for $8.6 million

OR mother who mistakenly suffocated newborn sues hospital for $8.6 million Thompson gave birth to a healthy boy via C-section on August 2, 2012, and he was taken to a nursery three days later so his mother could recover. When the OR mom awoke about an hour later, she found her son still in her arms but unresponsive. [Full Article...]

Drinking on the rise in U.S., especially for women, minorities, older adults

Drinking on the rise in U.S., especially for women, minorities, older adults Between 2002 and 2013, overall drinking increased by 11 percent. However, as people usually under-report consumption, the authors warned the rates might be higher. These subgroup-specific increases could prove to have particularly deadly effects, the study's authors noted. And it's worrying, because older adults at are a high risk of death, injury or disease connected to alcohol use - from falls, ... [Full Article...]

China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef

China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef The operation comes four days after the US, Australia, and Japan denounced China's island-building and militarisation of the South China Sea on the sidelines of a security forum of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the Philippine capital, Manila. [Full Article...]

Kenya: Opposition demand access to the election commision servers

Kenya: Opposition demand access to the election commision servers Odinga's opposition party, the National Super Alliance, has repeatedly called for calm as the final results are compiled. "Court is not an alternative ..." Odinga also lost the 2007 election, which was followed by violence fueled by ethnic tensions that killed more than 1,000 people. [Full Article...]

Southwest Airlines employee delivers lost luggage to cancer patient overnight

Southwest Airlines employee delivers lost luggage to cancer patient overnight Flying home from Nashville to Pittsburgh on a rerouted Southwest Airlines flight, Stacy Hurt's suitcase was misplaced in transit. Thought the night was getting late, Rowan promised to locate the luggage by morning. That's when Sarah personally drove to Hurt's home at 3 a.m. and left the luggage on her doorstep with a note that read "Sorry for the delay getting your bag to you". [Full Article...]

5 deaths associated with gastric-bypass procedure spur FDA warning

5 deaths associated with gastric-bypass procedure spur FDA warning Since 2016 five people who have had balloons inserted into their stomachs to treat obesity have died. Intragastric balloons are created to treat obesity by taking up room in the stomach , making patients feel full. Apollo said it reported all five deaths of Orbera patients in the U.s., Mexico, Brazil and Great Britain to the FDA and has had no indication that any were related to the device or... [Full Article...]

Fruitcake, anyone? This 100-year-old treat is still fresh and yum!

Fruitcake, anyone? This 100-year-old treat is still fresh and yum! It was discovered in an abandoned hut at Cape Adare which dates back to an Antarctic expedition in the late 19th century. " Finding such a perfectly preserved fruitcake in amongst the last handful of unidentified and severely corroded tins was quite a surprise ", Lizzie Meek of the Antarctic Heritage Trust said. [Full Article...]

Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town'

Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town' Responding to the report, Kevin Hyland, the independent anti-slavery commissioner, said the fight against modern slavery must go beyond arrests, and extend into more convictions as well as improved intelligence gathering and better support for victims. [Full Article...]

Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough'

Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough' A statement released Wednesday by the North Korean army says President Trump is "a guy bereft of reason". "I'll tell you why". And they should be very nervous. "We would need to know that North Korea is taking serious and literal steps to denuclearizing in order for the United States to get to that point". [Full Article...]

India to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Ivanka Trump to lead delegation

India to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Ivanka Trump to lead delegation In the next tweet, PM Modi said that he was looking forward to Ivanka Trump's presence at the summit as the leader of the USA delegation. President Trump announced this at the White House Rose Garden in the joint press statement, Trump had said, "And I believe she has accepted". [Full Article...]

Children's charities outraged at £10000 police payout to paedophile

Children's charities outraged at £10000 police payout to paedophile After he was recruited, XY was arrested in September 2015 on suspicion of inciting sexual activity with a child after a teenage girl claimed a man approached her and made an indecent proposition. Some experts say the focus on South Asian perpetrators masks how widespread child sexual abuse is, and overlooks the fact that victims are often ignored by authorities due to their youth and troubled back... [Full Article...]

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays. In this latest work, scientists are working specifically with pig organs . Then the scientists cloned the edited cells. They allowed each egg to develop into an embryo and implanted it in the uterus of a surrogate mother. Numerous porcine embryos and fetuses cloned in the CRISPR experiments died before birth or sh... [Full Article...]

Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra

Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra Ahead of the November governorship election in Anambra state, Sen. "PDP is a party that is fully republican; it is a party where aspirations and inspirations could be accomplished". The governor spoke yesterday at PDP secretariat in Abuja during the inaugural meeting of the committee, adding that the convention would be an acid test of the party's readiness for the election. [Full Article...]

Yemen airport closure killed more people than airstrikes

Yemen airport closure killed more people than airstrikes Yemen's foreign ministry accused the rebel militias of attacking the Sudanese embassy in the Yemeni capital Sana'a which is controlled by the Iran-backed alliance of Houthis Ansarullah group and former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC). [Full Article...]

Calgon Carbon Corporation, (NYSE:CCC), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., (NASDAQ:BBBY)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,503,373 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $21,948,000 after buying an additional 10,322 shares in the last quarter. Its up 0.10, from 1.07 in 2016Q3. Calgon Carbon Corporation's dividend payout ratio is 133.33%. Bluestein R H has invested 0.02% in Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC). [Full Article...]

This Minnesota walk-on's scholarship surprise is awesome

This Minnesota walk-on's scholarship surprise is awesome Kyle spoke with the team and said Juenemann was one player in particular he always saw visiting the hospital. On Wednesday, Kyle delivered the news in the form of a gun and a t-shirt. If Juenemann does see the field this fall, he'll do so as scholarship athlete. Juenemann, who has never appeared in a game for the Gophers, later held up the shirt during a video call with his speechless mother. [Full Article...]

Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking

Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking Meanwhile, Brazil exchanged places with Germany , replacing them at the top of the rankings, while Argentina maintained their third-place position. Kitts and Nevis are expected to take part. It is also India's highest ranking under Constantine. However, losses could prove costly for the Blue Tigers and kick them out of the top 100. [Full Article...]


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