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Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....

Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads

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UPDATE 1-Cargill shuts animal-feed mills in China as fatal hog disease spreads Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said on Friday....
23:39 2019-07-12

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
16:39 2019-07-15

Dog food may be putting your best friend at risk for a fatal disease There may be a link between the food your pooch is eating and potentially-fatal heart disease. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday they’re investigating whether certain dog foods cause dilated cardiomyopathy, which can lead to congestive heart failure. There have been 560 reports of...
01:26 2019-06-29

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturday....
08:39 2019-07-13

China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease China's soybean imports fell 11.5% in June from May, customs data showed on Friday, as the Sino-U.S. trade war and an outbreak of deadly African swine fever curb demand....
17:00 2019-07-12

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
14:39 2019-05-21

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13 2019-07-15

Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil....
04:00 2019-06-14

Cargill confirms to change German starch plant to wheat use U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill confirmed on Tuesday it will develop its starches and sweeteners factory in Krefeld in Germany, changing the plant to wheat raw material from corn in a $200 million investment project....
18:13 2019-07-09

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
00:39 2019-06-13

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
21:13 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
20:39 2019-07-11

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
17:26 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
16:52 2019-07-11

The centenary of Freddie Mills Paying tribute to Freddie Mills in what would’ve been his 100th year. Simon Euan Smith's latest EBA newsletter The post The centenary of Freddie Mills appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00 2019-08-14

Micky Mills remains unbeaten Micky Mills overcomes Chaudhry on a busy sporting day, writes Phil Sharkey from ringside The post Micky Mills remains unbeaten appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-07-15

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics. For a while, few in authority did...
17:13 2019-07-22

Lumber Prices Climb on Cutbacks at Canadian Saw Mills Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill in British Columbia and eliminate a shift at another....
21:13 2019-06-18

Heather Mills, others, win settlement over Murdoch group phone hacking Heather Mills, ex-wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, said on Monday she and 90 others have won an apology and settlement from Rupert Murdoch's News Group Newspapers after a near decade-long battle over claims of phone hacking....
15:00 2019-07-08

Basketball: Simmons, Bogut, Mills head Australia squad for World Cup Ben Simmons, Andrew Bogut and Patty Mills were among nine NBA players included in Australia's the 17-man squad for this year's basketball World Cup on Thursday....
11:00 2019-05-23

Knicks’ Steve Mills: Porzingis’ trade demand came with Europe threat Knicks President Steve Mills said Kristaps Porzingis threatened to return to Europe if he wasn’t traded within seven days. “He … point-blank said to us, ‘I don’t want to be here,'” Mills said at a Chase Fan Forum Series on Wednesday. ‘I’m not going to ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Heather Mills receives apology and payout in phone-hacking case Ex-model receives ‘substantial’ payout as she settles case against News of the WorldHeather Mills has received an apology at the high court after settling her phone-hacking case against the News of the World in return for a substantial financial payout as part of an agreement under which she dropped...
15:26 2019-07-08

Cheerios maker General Mills stock tumbles after sales disappoint Shares of General Mills tumbled Wednesday after the Cheerios maker's quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' estimates as fewer Americans eat its snacks....
19:52 2019-06-27

'Dark satanic mills': Tony Abbott continues his crusade against wind turbines Former PM doesn’t want wind farms ‘spoiling our landscape’ and praises Angus Taylor for supporting coal-fired powerThe former prime minister Tony Abbott has continued his crusade against wind turbines, labelling them the “dark satanic mills of the modern era”.Abbott, who was dumped at the 18 May ele...
06:13 2019-07-19

Pride: YouTubers Eugene Lee Yang, Elle Mills, and others discuss viral coming out videos During Pride month, YouTube vloggers Nikita Dragun, Elle Mills, Ingrid Nilsen and Eugene Lee Yang talk about what inspired them come out on YouTube.       ...
20:39 2019-06-19

Webinar: STIR Spreads Join CME Group’s education expert, David Gibbs, to learn more about short-term interest rate (STIR) spreads and the difference between Eurodollar and Fed Fund futures....
00:39 2019-08-07

'The Obsoletes' by Simeon Mills a charming if flawed tale of teenage robots A big imagination compensates for a messy plot in Simeon Mills' "The Obsoletes," a coming-of-age tale of teenage robots in small-town Michigan.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Knicks' Steve Mills says Kristaps Porzingis threatened to go to Europe if he wasn't traded The Knicks are a mess, and unless they strike gold in the draft and free agency this summer, that may not change very soon. Here's the latest example.        ...
21:39 2019-05-24

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
15:52 2019-06-13

Gold's Shine Spreads to Other Precious Metals Gold has recovered some of its former shine lately. Silver and platinum have been dull by comparison, but if history is any guide they are likely to regain their luster too....
17:13 2019-07-23

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first time...
18:39 2019-05-28

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
21:52 2019-06-12

Toyota spreads its bets across the transportation spectrum From batteries and self-driving vehicles to lunar rovers and ride-hailing companies, Toyota is on an investment spree, pouring more than $3 billion into deals and partnerships in recent years....
14:13 2019-08-01

Heather Mills wins 'record' media libel settlement after phone hacking claim against News Group Newspapers Heather Mills has said she and 90 others have won the highest media libel settlement in British legal history following a claim against News of the World over phone hacking....
12:00 2019-07-08

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
17:13 2019-05-21

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases confirmed in South Kivu, according to statistics released by the government health ministry...
13:52 2019-08-16

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what otherwise has been a dismal period for media freedom. The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters Without Borders shows how hatred of journalists has de...
23:26 2019-06-04

Manufacturing pain spreads through Asia, more stimulus seen ahead Asian factory activity contracted further in July, fuelling worries that a Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in China could tilt the world toward a global recession, which central banks will have to fight with depleted ammunition....
08:00 2019-08-01

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that pushed us to the 50 percent threshold is Maine, whi...
06:39 2019-05-23

107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms......
00:13 2019-07-03

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
18:13 2019-08-19

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
20:52 2019-08-18

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two other cases of Ebola have also been confirmed in Uganda — the dead boy’s 3-year-old...
20:39 2019-06-12

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
20:26 2019-06-12

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
00:52 2019-06-30

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove peers in Europe lower, following losses on Wall Street and Asian markets overnight....
10:39 2019-06-04

Boeing May Halt 737 Max Production as Economic Fallout Spreads The aerospace giant experienced a 35 percent drop in sales for the quarter, largely because the troubled jetliner remains grounded after two deadly crashes....
01:26 2019-07-25

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:52 2019-06-06

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
11:13 2019-08-19

Canadian manhunt for teen murder suspects spreads across country A national manhunt for two teens suspected of murdering three people including an Australian and an American in Northern Canada has the country on edge, with police from coast to coast issuing warnings and urging people to stay vigilant....
01:01 2019-07-25

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spreads to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of cases this year to 1,148 in the country's worst outbreak in a quarter century, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:26 2019-07-22

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the current outbreak died in Uganda on Tuesday night.The c...
23:13 2019-06-12

"President Who Spreads Hate": US Sportsman Kneels During National Anthem A member of the US fencing team knelt on the podium during the national anthem and medal ceremony Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, later saying on Twitter: "We must call for change."...
14:39 2019-08-11

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
18:39 2019-06-10

India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir's biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two senior officials and eyewitnesses said....
04:52 2019-08-19

After Jyotiraditya Scindia Stand, Congress Dissent Over J&K Move Spreads Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia has received support from many party leaders in Madhya Pradesh over his tweet in which he had welcomed the centre's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir......
18:26 2019-08-09

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
19:13 2019-05-29

Services Hit As Kolkata Doctors' Protest Spreads To Delhi, Mumbai Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals. The strike started following an attack on junior doctors on Monday at NRS medical college hospital....
07:52 2019-06-14

Man with rifle and body armour spreads alarm at Walmart in Missouri Man, 20, subdued by off-duty firefighter until police arrivedNo shots fired but shoppers panicked in wake of mass shootingsA 20-year-old man carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition caused panic in a Walmart store in Missouri, just days after 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El...
22:26 2019-08-09

A deadly, drug-resistant fungus has swept the globe—here’s how it spreads Enlarge / The director of the German National Reference Centre for Invasive Fungus Infections holding a petri dish of the yeast Candida auris in January 2018. (credit: Getty | Nicolas Armer) Patients infected with a deadly, drug-resistant fungus are dripping with the dangerous germ, which pours i...
19:26 2019-06-27

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
04:26 2019-07-14

Bengal Doctors Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad have decided to boycott work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors at Delhi's All India......
07:13 2019-06-14

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
16:13 2019-07-12

Europe sizzles in scorching temperatures as heat wave spreads across continent Europe's scorching heat wave expanded across the continent on Saturday, with people from Britain to the Balkans sweltering under abnormally high temperatures after a record-breaking week....
19:00 2019-06-29

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
15:52 2019-05-22

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is spreading....
11:52 2019-06-13

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Isaac Kasamani) Local and international ...
03:00 2019-06-14

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
18:26 2019-05-22

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
17:39 2019-06-30

Ryanair Irish pilots back industrial action as unrest spreads Ryanair's directly employed pilots in Ireland on Friday voted in favor of industrial action unless pay demands are met swiftly, with Spanish pilots also threatening to join growing unrest at the airline....
15:39 2019-08-09

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
20:13 2019-06-06

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirmed in South Kivu.The confirmed cases were reported...
00:13 2019-08-17

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietna...
03:26 2019-06-06

Selena Gomez Spreads Love During Surprise Children's Hospital Visit Selena Gomez continues to look good, feel good and do good. The 26-year-old star is using her celebrity-status for a great cause. On Friday, the "Fetish" singer visited patients......
05:00 2019-06-08

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
09:26 2019-07-24

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola stemming from a massive outbreak that...
23:26 2019-06-11

Andrew Scheer flips pancakes, spreads election message at Calgary stampede Andrew Scheer spent his day glad-handing and flipping pancakes in the only two Calgary ridings the Conservatives lost in the 2015 election. They were the first seats the Liberals won in the city in 47 years....
21:52 2019-07-06

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
08:52 2019-05-27

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people. The trial of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine involves up to 800 peopl...
00:00 2019-08-03

NRA shuts down production of NRATV "Many members expressed concern about the messaging on NRATV becoming too far removed from our core mission: defending the Second Amendment," said the NRA's chief executive....
20:26 2019-06-27

Kershaw strikes out 10, shuts down Marlins in 9-1 win Clayton Kershaw (12-2) retired the first 14 Miami batters before Harold Ramirez's two-out single to right in the fifth       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup LYON, France — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, the pink-haired U.S. captain who grabbed world-wid...
02:39 2019-07-08

Deepnudes developer shuts it down, but the damage is done There’s no positive use case for developing an app with the sole purpose of using AI to predict what a clothed woman, in an image, would look like nude – full stop. Developing such an app, as did the person(s) responsible for Deepnudes, is an act of hate and an attack on women. At best, those who wo...
04:13 2019-06-28

Rob Gronkowski shuts down comeback chatter Rob Gronkowski’s retirement tour may be in full swing, but the comeback chatter has yet to cease. During an appearance at Gillette Stadium on Sunday for One Mission’s “Buzz Off For Kids With Cancer,” the former Patriots tight end, who officially hung up his cleats in March af...
04:00 2019-06-03

Subprime military lender shuts down Security National Automotive Acceptance Co. began informing employees and auto dealers Wednesday that it would discontinue purchasing auto contracts and liquidate its portfolio....
18:52 2019-08-09

Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat No. 4 seed Mississippi State 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Vanderbilt (47-10) continued its roll through SEC competition. The Commodores ha...
10:26 2019-05-24

Chance the Rapper Shuts Down Haters Who "Want Me to Kill Myself" Shortly after Chance the Rapper's album, The Big Day, landed the no. 2 spot on Billboard's 200 chart, the 26-year-old artist took to Twitter to send a message to his......
20:13 2019-08-05

PG&E shuts power to some to lower wildfire risks Pacific Gas & Electric warned Friday it might turn off electricity to thousands of customers in Northern California this weekend to reduce the risk of wildfires like the one sparked by power lines last year that killed 85 people and wiped out nearly 15,000 homes in Paradise....
09:52 2019-06-08

MoviePass temporarily shuts down service to work on its app The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass temporarily shut down today. The company claims it did so to complete work on its mobile app. It's unclear how long the outage will last, but in a tweet MoviePass said the service could be down......
23:00 2019-07-05

Google shuts down its Trips travel planning app Google is killing yet another app, although you might not mind quite as much with this one. The company is shutting down its Trips travel app as of August 5th (that's today, if you're reading in time) in favor of steering users to both its reworked......
03:39 2019-08-06

Biden cancer group shuts down operations The Biden Cancer Initiative, a non-profit organization started by former Vice President Joe Biden to support cancer prevention and research, said on Monday it suspended operations last week, two and a half months after Biden and his wife resigned from the group to focus on his presidential campaign....
20:39 2019-07-15

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
23:00 2019-06-27

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
20:26 2019-06-15

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
00:39 2019-06-14

MLB roundup: Padres' Paddack shuts down Marlins Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack had a no-hitter through seven innings before giving up a home run in San Diego's 3-2 win over the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday....
11:13 2019-07-18

R Madhavan Shuts Down Troll Who Commented On His Family Pic Actor R Madhavan responded to a Twitter user who questioned him over a crucifix in his family photograph with a powerful message. "I respect each religion as my own," he wrote....
14:39 2019-08-17

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
12:52 2019-06-10

Indians hit 3 straight HRs, Plesac shuts down Rangers, 10-3 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cleveland rookie Zach Plesac allowed only two hits pitching into the eighth inning and the Indians had four home runs, including three in a row for the first time in nearly 15 years, to overwhelm the Texas Rangers 10-3 on Tuesday night. After Jake Bauers led o...
06:26 2019-06-19

MLB roundup: Yanks' Tanaka shuts out Rays Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter and was backed by two homers, as the New York Yankees opened a 10-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night....
07:39 2019-06-18

BlackBerry Messenger shuts down for good today Today, Emtek pulls the plug on BlackBerry Messenger. The company announced last month that it would shut down the consumer service, which has been steadily losing users and failing to attract new ones. As a consolation for diehard fans, BlackBerry op......
16:39 2019-05-31

Hilaria Baldwin shuts down mom-shamers by inviting them to put and keep a hat on her son Critics were upset that Alec Baldwin's wife let her 1-year-old son in the pool without a sun hat and possibly sunscreen to shield him.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Kikuchi shuts out Blue Jays for Mariners Starter Yusei Kikuchi threw a complete-game shutout, and his Seattle Mariners clubbed four home runs in a 7-0 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday....
22:00 2019-08-18

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operators began to market their services on underground c...
22:26 2019-06-18

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’s military government as “an attack on media...
08:52 2019-05-31

Serious vehicle collision shuts down north west intersection TUCSON – A serious motor vehicle collision shut down a north west intersection Friday morning. Police say motorists should avoid westbound Ina Road and northbound La Cholla Boulevard. Serious motor vehicle collision: Ina/LaCholla https://t.co/awxVNDnwV6 — Pima County Sheriff (@PimaSheriff) Ju...
15:39 2019-06-07

Traffic: 3-vehicle collision shuts down 29th St at Freeway TUCSON – A 3-vehicle collision is causing traffic delays near 29th Street and Interstate 10 Monday morning. Minor injuries have been reported. Tucson Police Department says eastbound travel is being diverted south onto I-10 and I-19. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. TRAFFIC ALERT Road Closure...
20:39 2019-08-12

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe is abandoning the use of foreign money at home. The step is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
04:39 2019-06-28

Slovakia’s president shuts down reporter questioning her outfit changes Zuzana Čaputová, the country's first female president, was asked by a journalist if she was feeling "nervous" or "stressed" because she had changed her dress three times that day....
21:52 2019-06-27

Cryptocurrency Exchange Koinex Shuts Operations: 10 Things To Know Cryptocurrency exchange Koinex on Thursday announced its decision to shut down all of its digital assets exchange services and operations. In a series of posts on microblogging site Twitter, Koinex......
19:39 2019-06-27

Internet, mobile blackout shuts down communication with Kashmir  A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
16:52 2019-08-06

CDC shuts down military virus lab after failed safety inspection When you’re handling some of the world’s most deadly viruses and bacteria, safety should always be a top priority, but apparently the staff of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland, didn’t get that memo. The Centers f...
20:00 2019-08-07

| Rwanda shuts border with Ebola-hit DRC - Congolese presidency Rwanda has shut its frontier with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo after a third case of the deadly virus was detected in the border city of Goma, the Congolese presidency said....
12:52 2019-08-01

USWNT shuts out Chile, trolls critics in another World Cup win They took down Chile — and the critics. Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending Women’s World Cup champions to the round of 16. The Americans were criticized after their record-breaking 13-0 rout of...
21:52 2019-06-16

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was recently bolstered in attempt to enforce strict dress codes for women....
17:39 2019-06-09

DeepNude Deepfake App to Undress Women Shuts Down After Furore The creators of "DeepNude" said the software was launched several months ago for "entertainment" and that they "greatly underestimated" demand for the app....
14:00 2019-06-29

Megan Rapinoe shuts down critics: 'I think I'm extremely American' FRANCK FIFE / Getty Images Megan Rapinoe has been frequently called "un-American" by critics for her political views throughout the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and her past protests of the national anthem. She received backlash after she said, "I'm not going to the f------ White House," in an inter...
23:39 2019-07-03

Louisville shuts out ECU 12-0 to clinch NCAA super regional LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller carried a no-hitter into the bottom of the ninth inning, Justin Lavey had three RBI and the Cardinals beat East Carolina 12-0 on Saturday to clinch the NCAA super regional and reach its fourth College World Series since 2013. Miller (7-1) hit Chandler Jenkins with...
00:00 2019-06-09

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
18:13 2019-07-04

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
20:52 2019-07-04

Clevinger shuts down Royals as Indians roll to 4-0 victory Mike Clevinger pitched six innings of four-hit ball, and Carlos Santana and Roberto Perez went deep, as the Indians rolled to a 4-0 victory over the Royals       ...
06:26 2019-07-04

The Latest: ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change (all times local): 7:20 p.m. A “possible militia threat” is shutting down the Oregon statehouse amid an ongoing walkout by Republican lawmakers who are blocking a vote...
08:26 2019-06-22

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people since the first case was discovered a year ago....
15:26 2019-08-01

Divorce shuts its doors but opens the window for a revitalized relationship The finale of any episode is challenging—the writers have to say goodbye to these characters (at least until the revival), tie up any loose ends, and hopefully leave the viewer with an overall positive feeling about the series that came before it. Sometimes, a finale can have dire consequences: I’m ...
06:52 2019-08-06

| Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition Nigeria's broadcasting authority shut down private radio and television stations owned by a key opposition figure who hours earlier said his media operations were being targeted in a crackdown....
01:26 2019-06-08

Brush fire shuts down Southern California amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that forced the closure of a huge amusement park in Southern California. Heavy smoke surrounding Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor prompted the park to announce an evacuation shortly after noon Sunday north of Los Angele...
23:26 2019-06-09

Pete Alonso shuts up Mets fans’ biggest fear MINNEAPOLIS — Jinx? Did someone say jinx? Well … there weren’t a lot of people using that word inside the Mets’ clubhouse the past few days. But it has certainly been a subject of conversation in those places where Mets fans gather to ruminate and restlessly wait for the sky to fall and the other......
05:13 2019-07-18

BP evacuates staff, shuts in production at four U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms BP Plc on Tuesday began to evacuate and shut in production at four offshore U.S. Gulf of Mexico production platforms as a developing weather disturbance moves across the Gulf of Mexico, a company spokesman said....
03:00 2019-07-10

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
17:26 2019-06-09

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
03:26 2019-06-13

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
23:00 2019-07-13

Kylie Jenner's Ex Tyga Shuts Down Questions About Her: "You Date, You Move On" Tyga has moved on from Kylie Jenner--and it sounds like he wants to from this interview. In a new interview on Good Morning Britain, the Grammy-nominated rapper appeared to have been......
20:00 2019-07-05

North Carolina shuts out Auburn 2-0 to force deciding game CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner and Austin Love combined to pitch a six-hit shutout and Ike Freeman hit a two-run single in the first inning as North Carolina defeated Auburn 2-0 on Sunday to force a deciding Game 3 in the Chapel Hill Super Regional. After giving up nine runs in the final tw...
23:26 2019-06-09

This English player may be the one who shuts down Megan Rapinoe in World Cup semifinal Megan Rapinoe has scored every U.S. goal in the knockout round but will be challenged by England's Lucy Bronze in the World Cup semis on Tuesday.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Pelosi shuts down questions on feud with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to address claims by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that she’s singling out women of color for criticism, saying she will not discuss the simmering feud further in public. “I said what I’m going to say in the caucus. That’s where this is appropriate,” Pelosi said at her...
20:39 2019-07-11

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday’s game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto’s se...
03:26 2019-06-17

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action....
07:13 2019-06-20

Big Google outage shuts down YouTube, Gmail, Snapchat, and other services in some of U.S. If you’re having trouble screwing around on the internet today, it could be because of what seems to be a major outage with Google’s Could service. As reported by The Verge, Google products like Gmail and YouTube are being affected, but so are other services that utilize Google Cloud systems to oper...
09:52 2019-06-03

Singapore Changi Airport shuts runway over drone sighting Operations on one runway at the Singapore airport was shut down intermittently over 10 hours after an unauthorised drone was spotted, leading to 36 flight delays and a diversion....
20:00 2019-06-19

BlackBerry shuts down messenger service, blaming lack of users Consumer version of BBM will cease but app aimed at businesses will continueBBM, or BlackBerry Messenger, the encrypted messaging service that introduced many to the joys of mobile chat – and was blamed for the 2011 London riots – is finally shutting down on Friday.The Indonesian company that owns t...
15:13 2019-05-31

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
19:39 2019-07-31

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
01:52 2019-06-19

Argentina strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights A nationwide strike in Argentina protesting austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri brought the country's airports to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports on Wednesday, the latest sign of tension in the recession-hit nation....
15:26 2019-05-29

Verlander takes share of majors’ wins lead, shuts down A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a four-start winning streak snapped by Boston his las...
07:39 2019-06-02

UPDATE 3-DCP Midstream shuts natgas pipeline in Oklahoma after explosion DCP Midstream temporarily shut a natural gas pipeline it owns and operates in Grady County, Oklahoma, after an explosion on Tuesday was caused by work by another company, said a DCP spokeswoman....
10:00 2019-06-19

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout by Republican lawmakers over landmark climate change legislation. Republican senators fled the Legislature — and some, the state — earlier this week to...
08:26 2019-06-22

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in services for departing flights had been suspended.       ...
14:39 2019-08-12

Oregon capitol shuts down after potential threat of militia violence Plans for the Oregon Senate to meet Saturday were scrapped after Oregon State Police identified a potential threat from militia groups.        ...
20:26 2019-06-22

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the woman’s real-life work experience at NASA was likely as “the receptionist.”...
01:00 2019-08-17

Did the US try to weaponize Lyme disease? The US House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects as biological weapons....
01:52 2019-07-18

WHO recognizes burnout as a disease Health experts from around the world recommended that burnout be classified as a medical condition. For decades, experts had debated over how to define burnout, and whether it should be considered a disease....
18:00 2019-05-27

Statement for Rare Disease Day The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it irrelevant or less important than diseases that affect millions. Rare diseases present...
18:13 2019-05-21

Lyme disease: is a solution on the way? The tick-borne illness, which is on the rise, can have chronic side-effects. So why hasn’t more effort been put into a cure?As a former martial arts world champion, who trained daily and enjoyed camping and hiking at weekends, Stephen Bullough had always prided himself on leading a healthy life.Like...
16:13 2019-07-20

Do we have a right to know if we could have the Huntington’s disease gene? Not telling your child that this hereditary condition is in the family can be devastating later onOn a lazy Sunday morning in May last year, Isobel Lloyd was at her boyfriend’s house, having coffee with his mum. The conversation had worked around to Lloyd’s grandma – her mother’s mother – who’d died...
18:13 2019-08-10

Valero Port Arthur, Texas, refinery shuts HCU, SRU for overhaul: sources Valero Energy Corp shut a hydrocracking unit (HCU) and sulfur recovery unit (SRU) at its 335,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery on Monday, said sources familiar with plant operations....
03:13 2019-08-06

Google kills its Twitch killer—the YouTube Gaming app shuts down this week Enlarge YouTube Gaming is more or less shutting down this week. Google launched the standalone YouTube gaming vertical almost four years ago as a response to Amazon's purchase of Twitch, and on May 30, Google will shut down the standalone YouTube Gaming app and the standalone gaming.youtube.com w...
01:52 2019-05-29

Ayesha Curry shuts down commenter who body-shamed her 10-month-old son: ‘Excuse you?’ Ayesha Curry appeared good-natured when questioned about her weight on a Tuesday Instagram post, but drew the line when the comments began body-shaming her 10-month-old son....
10:00 2019-05-23

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended some internet services and deployed thousands of fresh troops around the increasingly tense region. Me...
08:00 2019-08-05

Southern Calif., brush fire shuts down Six Flags amusement park Ash rained down on Six Flags Magic Mountain visitors Sunday as a fast-moving brush fire spread in Southern California, prompting the amusement park’s evacuation. The blaze erupted at around noon, local time in Santa Clarita and burned 40 acres in four hours, The Los Angeles Times reported. “I...
04:52 2019-06-10

GrubHub shares jump after Amazon shuts down its restaurant delivery service Shares of online food delivery services GrubHub and Waitr Holdings jumped Tuesday after Amazon said it was shutting down its four-year-old rival service, which delivered restaurant meals to Prime members' doorsteps....
17:39 2019-06-11

India shuts down communications for millions before stripping Jammu & Kashmir of autonomy The Indian government has blocked all communication channels including mobile networks, internet, broadband, and landlines since last night in some parts of the northern state of Jammu & Kashmir. This move was in the wake of the central government’s effort to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution, w...
12:52 2019-08-05

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities said shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguards in Grenoble have shut down the city’s two municipal swimming pools, after Muslim women went swimming in burkinis.The women went to the pools twice, ...
18:39 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
05:52 2019-06-19

Italy's Matteo Salvini shuts what was Europe's biggest migrant center The Italian interior minister toured the Sicilian center with politicians and reporters, calling it a haven for drugs, prostitution and violence. Salvini has said he wants to deploy military ships to keep migrants away....
20:00 2019-07-09

Rory McIlroy shuts down Matt Kuchar with a hilarious jab about his caddie controversy During Tuesday's Wyndham Rewards ceremony, Rory McIlroy had his turn to poke fun at Matt Kuchar for being stingy.       ...
06:52 2019-08-07

Alphabet’s AI Might Be Able to Predict Kidney Disease In a study involving 700,000 VA patients, an algorithm from DeepMind predicted 90% of cases of acute kidney injury up to 48 hours before it occurred....
19:26 2019-07-31

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds....
18:39 2019-07-31

Tomato juice: Could 1 cup per day keep heart disease at bay? A new study concludes that drinking tomato juice each day can reduce the levels of certain markers of cardiovascular disease. However, more work is needed....
23:26 2019-06-06

Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis: What you need to know Lyme disease and rheumatoid arthritis are both conditions that can affect the nervous system and cause joint pain and swelling. Learn about their similarities and differences here....
16:13 2019-05-21

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
04:39 2019-06-28

Lyme disease is spreading across the US but your dog can help track it Lyme disease is spreading as the climate warms. An analysis of veterinary records suggests our dogs’ annual health checks can track infection’s across the US...
14:13 2019-05-22

Tana Mongeau Shuts Down Jake Paul Marriage Rumors 2 Weeks After Engagement Tana Mongeau wants to clarify that yes, she and Jake Paul are still engaged, but no, they have not yet wed. Two weeks ago, Mongeau announced on social media that she and the fellow......
23:52 2019-07-10

Hong Kong shuts government offices, security tight after violent protests Hong Kong authorities were shutting government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
05:26 2019-06-13

City shuts down Staten Island trash hauler indicted in murder case The Staten Island trash hauling company linked to an alleged murder-coverup will be shut down in the coming weeks after city authorities voted Wednesday to deny its application for a new operating license. The city’s Business Integrity Commission unanimously nixed an attempt by the company, Flag Con...
07:00 2019-06-13

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Argentina anti-government strike shuts down key grain ports, grounds flights Thousands marched through Argentina's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, as a nationwide strike brought the airports of the recession-plagued country to a standstill and halted work at key grains ports....
00:13 2019-05-30

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious injury multi-vehicle crash shuts down intersection on eastside TUCSON – A multi-vehicle collision has shut down the intersection at S. Kolb and E. Escalante roads. According to the Tucson Police Department, serious injuries were sustained in the accident. TRAFFIC ALERT The intersection of S. Kolb Rd & E. Escalante Rd is completely shut down due to a mu...
18:52 2019-06-27

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
19:52 2019-06-27

Rocket-shooting drone, controlled by weaponized wet blanket, shuts down street party While drones can be used to do extremely cool things, like allowing you to have a sausage delivered straight to your hot tub, they’re also capable of serving the whims of total dweebs who would rather end a party than enhance it with robot-provided snacks....
18:01 2019-07-17

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

Apple Shuts Hong Kong Stores Early as Fears of Lawlessness Rise Tech giant Apple shut its stores early citywide on Monday, as fears of escalating violence and spiraling lawlessness linked to weekslong protests spurred concern among businesses and the public....
14:26 2019-07-22

US Man Deported To Iraq, Where He Never Lived. He Died Of A Disease Jimmy Aldaoud crouched on a sidewalk, miserable, hungry and short on insulin. The 41-year-old with diabetes and severe mental illness had spent nearly his whole life in Detroit until just over two......
04:52 2019-08-09

NSAID use for osteoarthritis may bring on cardiovascular disease People with osteoarthritis who take NSAIDs have a 23 percent higher likelihood of developing cardiac disease compared to people without the condition....
20:00 2019-08-07

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease, which is officially known as angiostrongyliasis ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Lightning’s Callahan diagnosed with back disease TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve. Team vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois made the announcement Thursday, saying the 34-year-old Callahan has “degenerat...
02:52 2019-06-21

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this......
18:26 2019-07-13

Migrants die of disease in Libya detention; UN criticized CAIRO (AP) — In the desert of western Libya, hundreds of African migrants were held for months in a hangar filled with garbage and sewage, sharing a couple of buckets of water and barely surviving on one meal a day. They say more than 20 died from disease and hunger. The migrants and their advocates...
15:52 2019-06-30

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
01:26 2019-07-20

Lyme disease: Why does joint pain persist? Lyme disease can cause long-term joint inflammation that lasts long after the body has cleared the infection. A new study uncovers how this might happen....
17:52 2019-06-19

Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreak...
12:52 2019-06-20

Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes' Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is thought that about 145,000 people in ...
01:39 2019-06-20

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study explored how meditation can serve as an alternative to dr...
14:26 2019-08-19

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00 2019-06-22

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
02:52 2019-07-17

Police investigating fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department needs your help finding one of the driver’s involved in a deadly hit-and-run. Police say the crash happened around 11:00 pm on Friday night near the area of E. Broadway Blvd and S. Langley Avenue. Officials say a pedestrian was crossing Broadway outs...
04:26 2019-07-14

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
13:13 2019-06-10

O.J. Simpson Denies Romance With Kris Jenner, Shuts Down Rumors He's Khloe Kardashian's Real Dad No character limit is going to stop O.J. Simpson from getting his point across. The retired NFL star joined Twitter last week and rather than fire off a series of tweets, he's been......
20:13 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:52 2019-07-11

Miley Cyrus celebrates 10 year anniversary with Liam Hemsworth and shuts down breakup rumors Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have now been together (on-and-off) for more than a decade, and the singer took to social media to mark the occasion with a sweet throwback photo....
22:00 2019-06-11

Fast-moving brush fire shuts down Six Flags Magic Mountain with guests inside Firefighters are working to control a brush fire that closed Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, California. Guests were told to stay inside.        ...
02:13 2019-06-10

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Study links congenital heart disease to oil, gas development Mothers who live near heavy oil and gas developments are between 40 percent and 70 percent more likely to give birth to babies with congenital heart defects....
21:39 2019-07-18

Protein promotes DNA repair, may treat Parkinson's disease Alpha-synuclein works to repair DNA damage in neurons of mice, which may prevent cell death -- and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson's disease and similar conditions, according to new research....
03:26 2019-08-01

Researchers find cause for increased disease burden after midlife When important molecular programs that encourage longevity begin to break down, that's when the body crosses over into the stage of a midlife crisis....
01:00 2019-06-07

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019Cases of Lyme disease in the UK may be three times higher than previous estimates, according to new research.After analysing the anonymous medical records of 8.4 million people from across the UK, scientists foreca...
21:13 2019-07-31

Living with HIV means increased risk of heart disease (Reuters Health) - People living with HIV are more likely to get heart disease than those without the virus, making it all the more critical they do things like exercise, eat well, and avoid smoking, U.S. doctors say....
19:39 2019-06-06

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak May Have Sickened Dozens in Atlanta The state said 11 people had contracted the disease and 55 more cases were “probable.” A Sheraton hotel linked to the outbreak has voluntarily closed for now....
18:26 2019-07-31

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
03:00 2019-06-01

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of heart disease in pets. The agency is looking into more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identify...
00:52 2019-07-02

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
01:00 2019-08-15

Lifestyle stressed in cardiovascular disease prevention guideline NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new guideline from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association emphasizes social determinants of health and calls for their incorporation into shared decision-making to optimize prevention of cardiovascular disease....
17:13 2019-08-10

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dangerous side effects, such as brain bleeds, experts s...
23:52 2019-07-22

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
17:26 2019-07-17

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
21:13 2019-06-27

Your dog may be at risk for developing heart disease based on their food, FDA says The FDA is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of canine heart disease. Could your dog be affected?       ...
09:26 2019-06-28

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths...
13:52 2019-08-19

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes....
17:39 2019-06-12

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
21:39 2019-07-15

FDA Says It's Still Investigating Possible Link Between Some Dog Foods and Canine Heart Disease The Food and Drug Administration said this week that it is continuing to investigate a troubling link between some pet food types and potentially fatal heart disease in dogs. As the investigation into any connection is ongoing, no pets foods have yet been recalled.Read more......
13:13 2019-06-29

Lightning's Callahan diagnosed with back disease Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ryan Callahan has been diagnosed with degenerative back disease and will be placed on long-term injury reserve       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
14:26 2019-07-18

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:39 2019-05-21

WWE's Part-Timer Disease Is Now A Year-Round Problem Monday’s episode of Raw closed with The Miz hosting a contract signing for what was supposed to be a SummerSlam match with Dolph Ziggler, which certainly sounds like typical WWE stuff. The fact that it was happening in the main event was a bit suspicious, though, as was the presence of Shawn Michael...
23:26 2019-08-08

Is targeting brain inflammation the key to beating Alzheimer’s disease? The past decade of Alzheimer’s disease research has been fraught with disappointment. Years of focus on one hallmark of the disease ultimately resulted in no progress toward treatment or prevention. Could inflammation be the key to finding a drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease?Chelsea Stah...
07:52 2019-07-13

E-cigarette use, flavors may increase cardiovascular disease risk E-cigarettes are largely considered safer than traditional cigarettes, but a new study suggests use of the devices -- as well as the flavors, regardless of nicotine content -- may pose a new risk for heart disease....
17:00 2019-05-28

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
12:00 2019-06-30

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Woman Dies After Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in Atlanta Public health officials have confirmed 12 cases of the disease, including one death. A downtown Atlanta hotel has temporarily closed in the aftermath....
15:52 2019-08-08

FDA investigates possible link between certain pet foods and heart disease in dogs The agency is investigating more than 500 cases of canine heart disease, identifying the brands of dog food that have been most frequently fed to pets with the disease, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish....
19:52 2019-06-28

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:26 2019-07-05

Cabbie charged for fatal hit-and-run in Chelsea The hit-and-run cabbie who fatally struck a 77-year-old woman in Chelsea on Thursday has been charged following her death, according to police. Cops say 82-year-old hack Daniel Fusaro of Queens was travelling northbound on 8th Avenue in a 2014 yellow Nissan taxicab when he fatally slammed into Iris ...
13:13 2019-08-09

Superfog can cause fatal car accidents and now we know how it forms When smoke and moisture mix they can generate very dense ‘superfog’ that can lead to fatal car accidents. A lab experiment hints at why the superfog forms...
14:26 2019-05-29

Man re-arrested for fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11 Newly tested DNA evidence led to the re-arrest a man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016, authorities said Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-18

Police arrest man connected to fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The man wanted in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that occurred earlier this month has been arrested. Justin Lang, 32, was arrested in a residence near 30th Street and Marc Drive on Friday. Justin Lang/ Tucson Police Department Authorities say Lang was arrested after he allegedly hit two ...
05:39 2019-06-29

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation young people who were brought to the U.S. as children ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Red Sox Give Up History's Easiest Inside-The-Park Home Run When Brock Holt's Body Unexpectedly Shuts Down This was an odd moment in Tuesday night’s Rangers-Red Sox game. Red Sox outfielder Brock Holt chased a Hunter Pence opposite-field smash toward Pesky’s Pole in right. Holt misjudged the ball on the fly and failed to haul it in, and the ball caromed off the low wall and back onto the track in deep ri...
09:52 2019-06-12

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
15:52 2019-05-21

Relaxed UK salt policy tied to more heart disease, cancers (Reuters Health) - Declines in salt consumption in England have slowed since a 2011 shift in government policy gave greater freedom to the food industry to set and monitor targets for curbing salt intake, a new study suggests....
22:00 2019-07-24

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with antiretroviral dru...
19:00 2019-07-23

States differ in preparedness for disasters, disease outbreaks and other emergencies Some states are not as prepared as others for disasters, extreme weather and other emergencies. 24/7 Wall St. ranked them by level of preparedness.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Florida's iconic palm trees threatened by invasive disease Florida's iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill....
10:52 2019-08-19

Incyte's Jakafi gets FDA approval to treat Graft vs Host Disease The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute Graft versus Host disease (GvHD), an inflammatory response by the immune system after a bone marrow transplant....
07:39 2019-05-25

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
03:13 2019-06-19

Antibiotic therapy slows Alzheimer's disease in male mice A long-term antibiotic treatment limited the growth of amyloid plaques in the brain by decreasing inflammation in the gut microbiome of male mice, researchers report in a new study....
15:26 2019-05-21

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
04:00 2019-06-08

A Mystery Disease Is Killing Children, and Questions Linger About Lychees Researchers said the fruit was behind annual outbreaks of a fatal syndrome in eastern India. But local doctors say that theory can’t explain all the cases....
18:52 2019-06-27

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:13 2019-07-19

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Dozens of children in India die from brain disease linked to lychees Dozens of children have died in northern India from a deadly brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials said. At least 43 children died in the past 10 days at two hospitals in Bihar state’s Muzaffarpur district, which is dotted with lychee orchar...
21:26 2019-06-13

Scrapie, a disease related to mad cow, found in two Alberta flocks of sheep The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says some sheep in Alberta have been infected with scrapie, a fatal disease that affects the animals' nervous system....
23:52 2019-07-18

4 Your Health: More teens trying to lose weight and preventing Alzheimer’s disease More than a third of older teens in the United States try to lose weight each year. A new government study looked at weight loss attempts of adolescents between 16 and 19-years-old. Over 37 percent said they had tried to shed extra pounds within the past year, up from 24 percent five years ago. Girl...
21:52 2019-07-17

4 Your Health: Exercise may halt physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease Exercise may be able to halt the physical signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin studied over 300 people who had a family history of Alzheimer’s. Overall, there was a decrease in cognitive abilities and an increase in the biomarkers associated with Alz...
07:13 2019-08-10

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
20:26 2019-06-04

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-07-18

Sitting for television, but not work, increases heart disease risk Sitting and watching television for an extended period of time brings with it a higher risk of cardiovascular risk and an earlier death, a new study says -- but that exercise can cancel out the effect....
20:26 2019-06-27

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

The ‘extreme’ pregnancy disease shared by Amber Rose, Amy Schumer “I want to be out, I want to be cute and I want to show off my belly,” says Amber Rose. Instead, the 35-year old model told her 18.7 million Instagram followers, “I just can’t get off this couch. I’m tired and I just want to barf all day.” Rose, who shares a son, 6,......
23:13 2019-06-03

Woman who survived flesh-eating disease: It looked like my leg ‘was rotting off’ A woman in Florida on Tuesday recalled how she nearly died after contracting a flesh-eating disease while scalloping off the Gulf Coast. Patty Born, from Santa Rosa County, Florida, told WEAR-TV that she’s thankful to be alive after contracting the flesh-eating infection in 2015 while catching...
11:13 2019-07-17

Motor neurone disease researchers find link to microbes in gut Study could eventually lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditionScientists have found tantalising clues that the devastating condition motor neurone disease may be linked to changes in microbes that live in the gut.Studies in mice revealed that animals bred to develop amyotrophic latera...
20:26 2019-07-22

Tick Gave Toddler A Deadly Disease. What His Parents Want People To Know For days, 2-year-old Jackson Oblisk had been running a high fever and his small body was covered in tiny red spots.His pediatrician had suspected it was a viral rash and had sent him home to recover,......
06:26 2019-06-04

Victim Identified In Fatal Versailles Crash WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Woodford County. It happened just after midnight Friday on Tyrone Pike in Versailles. Police say the vehicle crashed into a tree alongside the road. We’re told the driver, 20-year-old Michael Bromagen, was ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Police ID man in Sunday’s fatal motorcycle crash TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man who died after being involved in a motorcycle crash on Sunday. Officials say 58-year-old Douglas Knaus was riding his motorcycle northbound on S. Kinney Road, near W. Hal Gras Road with a group of three other riders when he “struck a c...
00:39 2019-05-22

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision In Floyd County FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A 12-year-old was killed over the weekend in a crash involving a dirtbike and a motor vehicle. It happened just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Dry Branch area of Little Mud Creek. Officials say when troopers arrived on scene, it was determined a 12-year-old male wa...
17:13 2019-06-17

Family Needs Help After Fatal Jessamine County Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The family who lost their home in a fatal fire in Jessamine County needs help to rebuild. According to officials, 48-year-old Ronnie Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. Fire crews say three people inside were able to escape unharmed, but the fire that star...
17:13 2019-06-13

Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Victim of fatal hit-and-run remembered by longtime employer TUCSON – Monday evening was supposed to be a typical work shift for tow-truck driver Richard “Rick” Struble, as he assisted a customer at a local tire shop. But tragedy struck around 10 p.m. when a hit-and-run driver crashed into the parking lot. Struble and the customer, Ramon Murillo III, we...
09:26 2019-06-13

Raw: Aftermath of fatal crane collapse in Dallas One person was killed and six others injured after a crane collapsed onto an apartment building amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas Sunday.        ...
13:52 2019-06-10

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and fai...
03:26 2019-06-17

Court docs: Man arrested in fatal crash ‘did not know what he hit’ TUCSON – A man was arrested Saturday night after a fatal motorcycle collision. According to new court documents, 69-year-old Thomas Waites saw a single headlight in his lane and “something came through his windshield.” Records say he “did not know what it was.” Booking photo of 69- year-old Thomas W...
01:00 2019-07-03

Fatal Crash Blocks Jessamine Co. Road JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that a fatal crash is blocking Ky-1267. The crash has blocked all lanes of the road between West Brannon Road and Delaney Ferry Road. Emergency units and utility crews on the scene are directing traffic. The post Fatal Crash Blocks Jessamine Co. Ro...
03:00 2019-05-28

Woman sentenced to 20 years in fatal DUI crash TUCSON – The woman who was convicted for 21 charges in a 2017 fatal DUI crash was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. On July 27, 2017, 32-year-old Erin Elizabeth Eman was taken into custody after she reportedly was involved in a crash at the intersection of Pantano and Stella ro...
02:52 2019-07-23

Police ID victims in fatal motorcycle crash Police have identified the two victims in Saturday’s fatal motorcycle collision. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, Benjamin Chavez, 41, and Lydia Carter, 53, were killed during a motorcycle and truck collision near the intersection of Roller Coaster Road and Grande Avenue at around 8 p....
19:39 2019-07-01

I-94 in Wisconsin reopens following fiery, fatal crash MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Interstate 94 has reopened in southeastern Wisconsin after a fiery, fatal crash involving two semis and several other vehicles closed lanes in both directions. The Racine County Sheriff’s Office says the northbound lanes reopened early Thursday after repairs were ma...
14:00 2019-06-20

Argument in apartment parking lot turns fatal An argument in a parking lot turned fatal early Saturday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Dept. says Foothills deputies responded to a shooting call around 1:30 am Saturday. Upon arriving at the apartment complex in the 7400 block of North Mona Lisa deputies found a man with gunshot wounds. The ...
08:13 2019-06-23

Second man charged in fatal Chicago nightclub shooting CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old security guard outside a River North neighborhood nightclub. Jon Poole was charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and expected to attend a bond hearing Friday afternoon. Poole was arrested Th...
23:13 2019-06-21

Andy Cohen shuts down Twitter troll who implied he didn't send condolences to Lisa Vanderpump Andy Cohen sets the record straight after Twitter critic accuses him of not reaching out to Lisa Vanderpump following her mother's death.        ...
20:39 2019-06-21

Watch: Jets coach Adam Gase shuts down rumored Mike Maccagnan, Le'Veon Bell rifts New York Jets coach Adam Gase denied having a role in the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan, while also voicing his excitement to work with Le'Veon Bell during a news conference Thursday....
18:00 2019-05-23

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
00:00 2019-07-11

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: New drug proves 'safe' and effective A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial finds the right dosage at which a drug 'safely' treats nonalcoholic fatty liver disease....
18:39 2019-07-31

30 dead deer found at Utah landfill starved, died of disease SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah officials have determined that more than 30 deer found near a landfill in northeastern Utah died from starvation, diseases and other causes. The Division of Wildlife Resources said Friday said officials found plastic bags and latex gloves in some of the deers’ remain...
21:00 2019-05-31

Peripheral artery disease risk lasts 30 years after stopping smoking The negative effects of smoking can still linger decades after quitting the habit, as a new study shows with findings that 30 years after quitting, increased risk for peripheral artery disease can persist....
23:39 2019-07-23

Bronx girl who lost arm to ‘nightmare’ flesh-eating disease on the mend Seven-year-old Amillian Villa just got a new bike — and a new arm so she can ride it. The Bronx girl, known as Mimi, suffered a heartbreaking amputation of her left arm after she was stricken with flesh-eating bacteria just as she started kindergarten in late 2017. An initial misdiagnosis near...
06:39 2019-07-21

ESPN founder Bill Rasmussen announces he has Parkinson's disease Bill Rasmussen, 86, co-founded ESPN in 1979 alongside his son, Scott. He said he was diagnosed with the disease in 2014       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

Overuse of heartburn drugs linked to heart, kidney disease, cancer Researchers have linked popular drugs like Prevacid, Prilosec, Nexium and other proton pump inhibitors to a higher risk of death by cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease, as well as upper gastrointestinal cancer....
22:26 2019-05-30

Deer slaughter may not stem rise in Lyme disease, experts warn Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
05:26 2019-08-04

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes his immune system to attack his tissues and organs....
23:13 2019-05-29

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
03:00 2019-06-05

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powassan fever. Though cases of Powassan remain rare, it’s one of many tickborne diseases that are becom...
01:52 2019-08-02

Weight loss support helps people with fatty liver disease People who have fatty liver disease related to being overweight may get the disease under better control when they get lots of support to lose weight, a research review suggests....
23:39 2019-07-01

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and moved into a remote farmhouse. He soon set up a......
23:26 2019-06-08

Dozens of People in Multiple States Have Lung Disease Linked to Vaping, and No One Knows Why The number of people afflicted and hospitalized with serious lung disease connected to vaping continues to grow. This week, multiple states reported similar cases, and the toll of confirmed and possible victims has climbed into the dozens. Right now, health officials and outside experts still seem t...
01:26 2019-08-17

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”. ...
05:00 2019-06-29

Georgia toddler diagnosed with rare ovarian cancer now disease-free The 2-year-old Georgia girl who touched hearts worldwide when her parents shared that she had been diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer is now celebrating being cancer-free....
20:26 2019-06-19

Why do women face higher heart disease risk after breast cancer? New research confirms that women who have undergone breast cancer therapy are more at risk of cardiovascular disease, and it also shows why this may be....
19:00 2019-06-20

Heart disease death: 'White coat hypertension' may double risk New research examines the correlations between untreated 'white coat hypertension,' treated 'white coat effect,' heart disease, and heart disease death....
18:13 2019-06-11

Excessive daytime napping could be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease: study Needing to nap could be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Experts found that the brain cells that keep us awake during the day are among the first to be targeted by the neurological disease. It was previously thought the cells were destroyed by a protein ...
23:00 2019-08-13

Modi Government Eradicated "Disease" Of Communalism: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday that the Modi government has eradicated the "disease" of communalism and appeasement politics and by doing so it has created an atmosphere......
17:26 2019-06-11

Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency after battling Lyme disease Shania Twain, the queen of country pop announced 23 performances for her "Let's Go!" residency at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.        ...
20:00 2019-06-17

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) inspecting the newly built Ryugyong General Ophthalmic Hospital in Pyongyang. (credit: Getty | KCNA) North Korea is experiencing an ex...
19:26 2019-06-27

A Fecal Parasite Is Causing More Disease Outbreaks, and Swimming Pools May Be to Blame, CDC Says A recent announcement from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may put a damper on summer fun. A fecal parasite often spread by swimming is causing an increasing number of illness outbreaks, the agency says. The number of disease outbreaks involving the parasite Cryptosporidium...
17:52 2019-07-01

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may also be spreading parasitic disease to native animal species, according to new research analysing t...
02:00 2019-08-19

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated them in the region 20 years ago....
19:52 2019-06-18

Older women have higher heart disease risk with 'apple' shape (Reuters Health) - Older women who are at a healthy weight may be more likely to develop heart disease when they carry excess fat around their midsection than when they store more fat in their hips and thighs, a new study suggests....
18:39 2019-07-01

Cardiovascular disease risk greater in people prone to insomnia - study People genetically predisposed to sleep problems have greater risk of heart failure and stroke, say researchersPeople who struggle with sleep might be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular problems, research suggests.Scientists have found that people who are genetically predisposed to insomni...
17:26 2019-08-19

Lyme disease in England and Wales is most common in older, white women An analysis of hospital records has found that people with Lyme disease in hospitals in England and Wales tend to be white, female and relatively affluent...
06:13 2019-08-15

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Maryland rapper Tre Da Kid Police say they've charged a Baltimore man with murder in the fatal shooting of popular Annapolis rapper Tre Da Kid.        ...
23:39 2019-06-21

Fatal Crash Reported On Northbound I-75 In Scott County SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Scott County Dispatch has confirmed there is an accident on northbound Interstate 75 around mile marker 122. According to officials on scene, the driver had pulled over on his way to work and was speeding up to merge back onto I-75 while looking over his left should...
14:00 2019-06-20

"Fatal flaws" remain in British PM's new Brexit deal: DUP The "fatal flaws" of the draft Brexit treaty agreed with the European Union remain despite British Prime Minister Theresa May seeking to set out a new deal on Tuesday, the Northern Irish party propping up her government said....
19:39 2019-05-21

Tim Rogers Has A Fatal Case of Final Fantasy Hype Join Tim Rogers as he checks out Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake exhibit at E3. There are giant posters of the game’s main characters, lots of concept art, and a pretty cool motorcycle. Will the people Tim cut in the motorcycle line rise up in revolt? Watch the video above to find out!...
01:39 2019-06-13

Police searching for man in connection to fatal hit-and-run that left two dead TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department have identified the suspect in a hit-and-run that killed two people. Authorities said 32-year-old Justin Lang was driving a BMW sedan near Oracle and Prince when he lost control of his vehicle. Ramon Murillo III, 32, and Richard Struble, 57, were both kil...
05:26 2019-06-15

Dogs involved in fatal attack on teen to be euthanized DIGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say five dogs that attacked and killed a 14-year-old Massachusetts boy who regularly took care of them will be euthanized. The three-member Dighton Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday to have the dogs — four Belgian Malinois and a Dutch shepherd —involved...
14:39 2019-05-23

Former sheriff’s employee facing manslaughter in fatal ATV crash OWEN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former Franklin County Sheriff’s employee is now facing a manslaughter charge following a fatal ATV crash. Mario Chavez now faces second degree manslaughter in the alleged DUI crash that killed a 73-year-old woman exactly a week ago today. Ex-Franklin Co Sh...
18:39 2019-06-28

Brooklyn man charged with murder after fatal fight over shoes A Brooklyn man who allegedly killed his stepmom when she tried to break up a fight between the 55-year-old and his father over shoes last week was charged with murder Tuesday, police and sources said....
01:52 2019-05-29

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
15:13 2019-05-22

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison’s courtyard in September 2017. Ryan Wayne Boha...
02:26 2019-06-28

Fatal lion attack nets 3 ‘serious’ violations for center RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina labor officials have cited an animal sanctuary for safety violations after a lion fatally mauled a 22-year old intern last December. The state Occupational Safety and Health Division issued a citation for three “serious” violations to the Conservator&#...
04:00 2019-06-29

Driver In Fatal Crash Sentenced To 5 Years In Jail ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- It was an emotional day in court as the woman responsible for her friend’s death was sentenced to five years in jail. In July of 2018, Brianna Watson pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Sydney Peffer. Peffer was killed in a 2016 car crash. Watson was b...
21:01 2019-05-21

Officials ID victims of fatal Marines motorcycle crash Officials on Sunday identified the seven motorcyclists killed in a crash with a truck while on their way to a Marines-related bike meet in New Hampshire Friday night. They were named as Michael Ferazzi, 62; Albert Mazza, 49; Daniel Pereira, 58; Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58 years old; Desma Oakes,...
00:26 2019-06-24

Man had ‘father-son’ chat with dying son before fatal stabbing, prosecutors say A Texas dad shot his son, had a heart-to-heart chat with him as he was dying — and then stabbed him to death, prosecutors said. Sherman Shirley Fricks, 68, was arrested at his home in Deer Park on Sunday after police found Sherman Palmer Fricks, 27, with multiple gunshot and stab wounds. Cops and pa...
18:00 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. WATCH NOW....
10:13 2019-06-28

Boeing CEO concedes 'mistake' with planes in 2 fatal crashes The CEO of Boeing says the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane....
22:00 2019-06-16

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
15:13 2019-06-18

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
14:26 2019-06-18

Suspect in custody over fatal Brooklyn subway stabbing A woman has been taken into custody as a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a straphanger at a Brooklyn subway station, law enforcement sources told The Post Tuesday. Police were grilling the 20-year-old suspect, who was picked up early Tuesday and brought to the 73rd Precinct station house, sources s...
20:52 2019-07-09

Roma leave 2 Russian villages after fatal brawl MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say all the Roma families in two villages have left after a large brawl that left one person dead. Police said 28 people were detained in connection with the fight in the village of Chemodanovka, which is about 550 kilometers (330 miles) southeast of Moscow. The cause...
23:00 2019-06-17

Queens woman busted over fatal butt lift A Queens woman who allegedly performed a fatal butt lift procedure and fled the country to England four years ago has been brought home to face justice after a years-long extradition battle. Donna Francis, 38, injected silicone she bought on Ebay into a Maryland woman’s buttocks in 2015, prosecutors...
04:13 2019-08-17

‘Killer granny’ indicted in husband’s fatal shooting MANTORVILLE, Minn. — A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there. The Dodge County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Lois Riess on first- and second-degree murder charges. Riess is accused o...
08:39 2019-05-24

Prominent Vegas businessman accused of DUI after fatal crash A judge set bail at $250,000 on Friday for a 53-year-old Nevada businessman and grandson of a former Las Vegas mayor facing multiple felony charges of driving under the influence in a high-speed crash that killed one person and injured two....
02:13 2019-06-01

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian collision Google Maps TUCSON – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night. Tucson Police Department say the pedestrian was struck near Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue at about 11 p.m. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, police said. Details are limited at this time....
18:00 2019-06-18

Bronx classroom ‘a massacre’ after student’s fatal stabbing: cop "There was blood all over the place, on the floor, on the walls," Officer Oliva Carvajao said in Bronx Supreme Court at the bench trial of Abel Cedeno....
22:00 2019-07-03

Minnesota woman indicted in husband's fatal shooting A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there....
00:52 2019-05-24

Walmart CEO says it will respond to fatal shootings in ‘thoughtful and deliberate’ way Walmart CEO Doug Miller said in a lengthy statement posted online that the retail giant will respond in a “thoughtful and deliberate” way to two fatal shootings at its stores, including in El Paso, Texas. Patrick Crusius, 21, is accused of killing 22 people at the Walmart in El Paso on Saturday. Thr...
04:26 2019-08-08

Pedestrian collision in central Tucson turns fatal TUCSON – The pedestrian struck by a vehicle in midtown May 7 died from his injuries, according to Tucson Police Department. At around 8 p.m. May 7, 60-year-old Gordon Mackey was transported with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a Mazda pickup truck near the intersection of North F...
16:52 2019-05-21

Boeing CEO concedes ‘mistake’ with planes in 2 fatal crashes The CEO of Boeing says the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane...
19:39 2019-06-16

A New Alzheimer’s Blood Test Proved 94% Accurate in Finding Brain Changes Related to the Disease More than a century after Alzheimer’s disease was first described, there still isn’t a treatment to control the cognitive decline and memory loss that are the hallmarks of the neurodegenerative condition. The drugs that are available can alleviate some of the disease’s symptoms, bu...
04:13 2019-08-02

700 migrants stranded in Libya detention center filled with garbage, disease, sewage At least 22 migrants have died there since September — a figure confirmed by United Nations and Doctors Without Borders aid workers — and that at least 100 migrants were sick with disease, mainly tuberculosis....
08:13 2019-07-01

How Trump’s Executive Order Could Save Lives by Transforming How the U.S. Treats Kidney Disease President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order aimed at streamlining the overburdened kidney care and transplantation system—a move meant to “bring new hope to millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease,” Trump said. The policy is intended to improve kidney ...
17:26 2019-07-11

Portable breath monitor quickly detects life threatening lung disease A new, portable gas chromatography breath analyzer can detect acute respiratory distress syndrome with 90% accuracy in 30 minutes, scientists report....
18:00 2019-08-07

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
00:39 2019-08-17

Deer shoulder blame for Lyme disease rise as calls mount for cull Scientists urge caution because infected ticks may also be spread by many other speciesBritain’s deer are being unfairly singled out as the chief culprits in spreading Lyme disease, experts claim. By contrast, they say the role played by other factors – and animals – should also be examined.Open sea...
17:13 2019-08-03

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. Ella Casano, 12, was diagnosed with Idiopathic Throm...
18:13 2019-06-14

Woman Risks Brain Eating Disease To Take A 3-Hour Swim In Roman Baths 2000-year-old Roman Baths in the English city of Bath have been closed for public bathing since 1978 after a girl died of a meningitis-related illness.  ...
05:26 2019-08-01

Sobi buys rare-disease drug emapalumab, zooms in on hematology and immunology Rare diseases specialist Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (Sobi) has agreed to buy the drug emapalumab and is reorganizing to increase focus on late-stage development in hematology and immunology....
20:13 2019-06-12

High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Improve Memory In Those At Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease: Study A new study has now suggested that consuming a low-carb Atkins-style diet may help improve brain function and memory in people at risk of Alzheimer's....
02:26 2019-07-11

Shadow’s Edge adventure game helps kids cope with chronic disease EXCLUSIVE: Shadow’s Edge isn’t meant to be a blockbuster game, but it may be much more meaningful to the people that it reaches. It is a free mobile game for teens and young adults who are suffering from chronic illnesses such as cancer. It’s an example of narrative therapy, which ...
17:39 2019-07-17

Rare Skin Disease Left Him Isolated. Surgery Gave Him Back His Life When Enrique Galvan was growing up in Paraguay, other children called him a monster. When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, and it caused benign tumors......
04:26 2019-06-14

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
06:52 2019-07-21

Black lung disease cases grow, while federal program’s financing suffers While the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund has been in debt since 1979, its financial situation is increasingly bleak. The trust fund’s penury is exacerbated this year’s 55 percent decrease in the coal tax, declining coal production and coal company bankruptcies....
04:26 2019-07-15

‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus released from prison “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus — a Westchester County schoolteacher who infamously murdered her lover’s wife in 1989 — has been released from prison this week and is headed to the Big Apple, authorities said. Warmus, 55, whose obsession echoed Glenn Close’s character in the fli...
18:39 2019-06-18

Report: Louisville Police Arrest Ex-NBA Player Grundy In Fatal Hit-Run Anthony Grundy LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLWT) —Louisville police have arrested a former NBA player in connection with a fatal hit-and-run after he turned himself in. WLWT reports that police say 40-year-old Anthony Grundy struck a woman June 7 as she tried to cross Dixie Highway near Ratcliffe Avenue. The v...
15:39 2019-06-15

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-06-13

Man Takes Cheaper Insulin After Losing Insurance. It Was A Fatal Decision Josh Wilkerson was alone, in sleeping quarters above the northern Virginia dog kennel where he worked, when he suffered a series of strokes that would prove fatal....
15:13 2019-08-04

Insurer must cover defendant in fatal bathroom fight lawsuit A Delaware judge says an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after a school bathroom attack captured on cellphone video that left a 16-year-old girl dead....
22:52 2019-06-13

Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Texas police officer MISSION, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer has been shot and killed in what officials say was the line of duty, and a suspect is in custody. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the Mission police officer was shot Thursday night in the eastern part of the city 6 miles (10 kilometers) west of...
06:26 2019-06-21

NYPD ordered to release all videos from fatal 2017 shooting A judge has ordered the NYPD to release videos from a 2017 fatal shooting, saying that keeping police footage from the public flies in the face of the key goal of the body-worn camera program: transparency. The police department must release all of its footage — a total of 48 minutes from eight body...
21:39 2019-06-16

Fatal Shooting of Migrant in Mexico Prompts Government Investigation Witnesses told investigators that people wearing police uniforms shot at a truck carrying migrants after it passed through a checkpoint without stopping, the attorney general of Veracruz State said....
22:13 2019-06-21

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. Schumer (D-New York) cited last week’s deadl...
21:39 2019-06-16

Interlagos track blocks motorbike races after fatal crash SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo’s city hall has suspended all motorbike races at the Interlagos track for 60 days after a rider died in a crash this past weekend. City officials said in a statement on Wednesday that the suspension will be in place until organizers of motorbike races can put in plac...
21:13 2019-05-29

Woman charged in fatal Memorial Day DWI crash released without bail A Brooklyn woman who allegedly hit and killed a motorcyclist in a drunken driving crash was released without bail by a judge at her arraignment on Tuesday. Jasmin Morales-Cruz, 23, was cut loose after her arraignment in Brooklyn criminal court on vehicular manslaughter, DWI and driving without a lic...
06:26 2019-05-29

Driver in fatal Marines motorcycle crash uninjured, not charged Police have ID’d the pickup driver who may have caused a horrific crash that killed seven bikers on their way to a Marines-related motorcycle meet in New Hampshire Friday night, revealing he walked away from the wreckage without injuries — or any charges. The driver, identified as Volodo...
15:52 2019-06-23

Kentucky court security officer charged in fatal ATV crash MONTEREY, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky court security officer has been arrested after a passenger on an ATV he was driving died in a crash. Kentucky State Trooper Steven Dykes says in a news release 43-year-old Mario Chavez-Canela of Monterey was arrested in Owen County on Friday on charges...
20:39 2019-06-23

Dallas police: Fatal shooting by officer goes to grand jury DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police are referring a shooting in which a suburban officer killed a vehicle theft suspect to a grand jury after reviewing evidence and interviewing witnesses. A statement from Dallas police on Wednesday said the special investigations unit concluded its investigation of the sho...
03:26 2019-06-20

Video captures moments before fatal Dallas plane crash Recently released video shows the final moments of the doomed plane that crashed in Dallas last month, killing all 10 people on board, including two teenagers and their parents. Closed-circuit cameras outside the Addison Airport captured the private twin-engine Beechcraft aircraft taking off the mor...
11:13 2019-07-17

Newlywed man charged in wife’s fatal plunge from parking garage Bradley Jenkins, 30, was charged with third-degree domestic assault Monday in connection with the death of Allissa Martin, 27. Jenkins was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 cash bail, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch....
08:52 2019-06-04

Tracy Morgan hit in his new $2M Bugatti Veyron, nearly five years after near-fatal crash Tracy Morgan is fine after a car accident which involved his brand new Bugatti. It comes nearly five years to the day of his near-fatal crash.        ...
08:26 2019-06-05

Man who killed wife in Queens salon hugged her after fatal stabbing The man who stabbed his estranged Queens salon worker wife to death was seen on video standing over her with the knife and then hugging her before he was arrested and charged with murder. Video obtained by The Post shows William Rivas, 39, laying on top of his bleeding estranged wife, 35-year-old Ca...
05:39 2019-08-09

‘I miss my son’: Father reflects on teenage son’s fatal stabbing in Peoria PHOENIX (KPNX) – In an emotional interview with 12 News, the father of the 17-year-old boy who died after being stabbed at a Peoria Circle K Thursday described his son as a good kid with  “so many dreams” he wanted to accomplish. “He wanted to be hotel management, he wanted t...
05:00 2019-07-06

Prayer vigil held following fatal Indiana house explosion JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered for a prayer vigil after a weekend explosion of a southern Indiana house that killed one person. Michael O’Brien, who was among those Wednesday at Jeffersonville’s First Christian Church, says it “could have happened to any of u...
14:39 2019-05-23

Wednesday’s multi-vehicle crash near Silverlake, I-10 turns fatal TUCSON – Wednesday’s crash near Silverlake Road and Interstate 10 has turned fatal, Tucson Police Department announced Thursday afternoon. According to officials, Tucson Police Department responded to a collision that involved multiple vehicles Wednesday afternoon. Police said two people...
00:13 2019-08-09

Fatal bus crash in Dubai leaves 17 dead, several more injured: police A bus crash in Dubai Thursday night left 17 people dead, including 12 Indian nationals, after police say “negligence” led the driver to crash into a warning sign....
22:39 2019-06-07

Couple suffers fatal fall while kissing on bridge in Peru Two lovebirds shared a romantic smooch on a bridge in Peru that turned fatal when they lost their balance and plunged to their deaths, a chilling video shows. Maybeth Espinoz, 34, and Hector Vidal, 36, were locked in am embrace Saturday on Bethlehem Bridge in Cusco when they fell 50 feet to their de...
18:39 2019-08-08

Potentially fatal mosquito-borne EEE virus detected in Delaware Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or EEE, “is one of a group of mosquito-transmitted viruses that can cause inflammation of the brain (encephalitis),” the federal health agency says....
17:00 2019-08-08

Fatal Queens blaze set by houseguest who tossed gas around the kitchen: sources A firebug sparked an inferno at a Queens home on Wednesday, killing himself and two others — including a 6-year-old girl, sources said. David Abreu Nuñez, 23, went berserk inside the two-story residence in East Elmhurst at about 4 p.m. — tossing gasoline around the kitchen before torching the home, ...
06:39 2019-07-11

Man who set fatal Queens fire staged a sex assault to frame ex-boyfriend The man who torched a Queens home — killing himself and two others — was busted days earlier for staging a home invasion sex attack he hoped would get his ex-boyfriend arrested, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. David Abreu Nuñez called police around 1 a.m. Sunday claiming he was att...
19:26 2019-07-12

Victim of fatal garbage truck-involved crash identified TUCSON – The person who died in Monday’s garbage truck-involved crash in Oro Valley was identified Wednesday afternoon. Oro Valley Police Department said at around 11:10 a.m. Monday, a garbage truck traveling eastbound on Tangerine Road reportedly ran a red light at Innovation Park Drive...
12:39 2019-08-08

UPDATE: Victim ID’d In Fatal Jessamine County House Fire JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The county coroner’s office confirmed Sunday morning that one person has been declared dead in a Jessamine County home fire. The Jessamine County Coroner said 48-year-old Ronnie Hall died of smoke inhalation and burns. Family members said Hall used oxygen...
13:39 2019-06-09

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
18:26 2019-06-11

Bond set for off-duty Chicago officer charged in fatal crash CHICAGO (AP) — A 24-year-old Chicago police officer has been charged with reckless homicide and other crimes after authorities say he crashed his personal car into a restaurant while off duty. Investigators say Terrance Finley’s car jumped a curb early Sunday and plowed into Tony’s Phill...
23:26 2019-06-11

21 injured in fatal West Point crash are expected to survive The 21 soldiers and West Point cadets injured when a military vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment, killing one cadet, are expected to survive, officials said Thursday — as new details of the crash emerged. “Their injuries are not life-threatening,” said...
23:39 2019-06-06

Mastermind gets 24 to life in fatal kidnapping of landlord Menachem Stark The mastermind of the fatal botched kidnapping of notorious Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison on Thursday — after the victim’s widow said her family’s pain will never leave them. “He robbed my children of their father, and me of my husband...
00:52 2019-06-07

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local officials and community activists asking whether the probe should be taken over by an independent third party. The Harris County District Attorney’...
22:39 2019-06-28

Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according to a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report issued on Wednesday....
03:13 2019-05-23

Charlottesville: white supremacist gets life sentence for fatal car attack James Alex Fields Jr drove a car into a crowd of protestersWhite supremacist had attended far-right rally in Virginia cityA federal judge imposed a life sentence on the self-described neo-Nazi who killed Heather Heyer by crashing his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Virginia...
22:52 2019-06-28

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Pilot in fatal helicopter crash was conducting ‘executive travel’ The pilot involved in the deadly helicopter crash at a Midtown skyscraper Monday has been identified as Tim McCormack, law enforcement sources told The Post. The chopper is owned by a company called American Continental Properties Inc., sources said. Police have said they believe the helicopter had ...
00:26 2019-06-11

Before Fatal Boat Crash in Budapest, Safety Warnings Went Unheeded Traffic along the Danube, propelled by an explosion in tourism, has expanded fast, and many had pointed to the risk of overcrowding even before the accident....
17:26 2019-06-11

Heart Disease Risks In Overweight, Obese Kids Similar: Eat These Foods To Avoid Obesity According to a recent study published, in the journal Cardiology in the Young, obese and overweight adolescents have similar increased risks of developing cardiovascular disorders....
17:13 2019-05-21

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
22:13 2019-06-11

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, including one that involved an adult who ate a poisonous slug on a dare....
21:13 2019-05-24

Kentucky toddler's tick bite led to rare disease, mom warns: 'I wouldn't wish this upon my worst enemy' A Kentucky mother who found a tick on her 2-year-old son’s neck now has a warning for other parents: Beware of these potentially disease-causing insects....
02:39 2019-06-05

Sterling Marlin plans return to racing in Nashville after Parkinson's disease surgery The two-time Daytona 500 champion, who underwent deep brain stimulation in the spring, will race late models Saturday night in Nashville.        ...
23:52 2019-07-12

Legionnaires' disease outbreak at Atlanta hotel is now largest ever recorded in Georgia, health official says The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease linked to an Atlanta hotel is now considered to be the largest ever recorded in Georgia, a state health official told Fox News. ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Heartbreaking moments before trainer ended Maxim Dadashev’s fatal fight Maxim Dadashev’s trainer pleaded with his relentless fighter to stop Friday night’s boxing match, according to heartbreaking video. Dadashev died Tuesday morning as a result of brain injuries sustained during a 140-pound world title elimination fight against Subriel Matias in Maryland. Trainer...
23:13 2019-07-23

ADOT: Driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in fatal crashes The golden light of dawn at Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah / Getty Images PHOENIX – Driver behavior continues to be the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to the 2018 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. The Arizona Department of Transportation says the state saw fewer crashes and fewer people i...
07:00 2019-06-19

Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness Is ''Hurting So Bad'' After Beloved Cat Suffers Fatal Fall Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness is experiencing a tragic loss. On Wednesday, the grooming expert on Netflix's hit series shared the heartbreaking news that his cat, Bug, passed......
02:00 2019-08-08

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the mountain could “prove fatal” in the days before he lost his life while descending. Robin Haynes Fisher died of what appeared to be altitude...
09:26 2019-05-27

Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially fatal EEE virus “Using repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and minimizing outdoor time from dusk to dawn -- peak biting times for many mosquitoes – are all excellent precautions,” environmental officials said....
01:00 2019-08-17

Austria debates bike trailers for children after fatal road accident The debate on traffic safety broke out after two children died when a car hit the bike trailer they were riding in. The far-right is mulling a ban, while others say more limits are needed for cars — not for bicycles....
01:13 2019-08-08

Minnesota ex-policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
18:26 2019-06-07

737 Max: Boeing CEO says company made ‘mistake’ with planes involved in fatal crashes The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't work....
20:39 2019-06-16

FDNY says damaged air conditioner cord caused fatal Queens fire The Queens blaze that killed a mother and her 7-year-old daughter was caused by a damaged air conditioner cord, the FDNY said Monday. The two-alarm fire erupted on Sunday morning at the 117th Street home in Richmond Hill, leaving dead Siliva Umana, 51, and 7-year-old Guadalupe Perez, officials said....
19:39 2019-07-22

Ex-Minnesota policeman faces prison for fatal shooting of Australian woman A former Minneapolis police officer faces the possibility of stiff prison time when he is sentenced on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
17:26 2019-06-07

Investigation Into Carlin Dunne's Fatal Crash Rules Out Mechanical Failure The investigation into the crash that killed Carlin Dunne at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb has ruled out any mechanical failure on the Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype. A high side coming into the last......
13:13 2019-07-04

Cops hunt for gunman behind fatal shooting of community’s peacock, Popeye Has anyone questioned Bluto? Cops in one South Jersey town are looking for a heartless bird murderer who shot the community’s beloved peacock, Popeye, to death this week. The fowl villain blasted a bullet into the wild bird’s leg in the Gloucester County township of East Greenwich, leaving the...
04:13 2019-08-17

Cops arrest suspect in fatal Hell’s Kitchen beating, robbery Cops arrested a man suspected of fatally beating and robbing a Hell’s Kitchen man in his own apartment, police said Friday. Rodney Brown, 49, was arrested for assaulting victim Antonio Biginao on May 24, just over two weeks after the attack, and two days before Biginao died. Brown was charged ...
23:13 2019-06-07

Man downed drink before fatal leap from Roger Smith Hotel roof The man who plunged to his death from a trendy Midtown rooftop bar was a 21-year-old Upper West Side resident who downed a drink before taking the fatal fall, police sources said Wednesday. Henry Kaufman had the drink around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday then climbed over a ledge and jumped from the 16th-floor ...
00:13 2019-08-01

The ACLU Is Taking on Border Patrol Over the Fatal Shooting of a Guatemalan Woman The ACLU of Texas has filed a $100 million claim for damages against the U.S. government over the fatal shooting of a Guatemalan woman by Border Patrol in 2018, according to BuzzFeed. The claim is a required legal step that will almost certainly lead to a lawsuit....
08:13 2019-05-24

Florida judge denies bond for officer in 2015 fatal shooting WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge has denied a request by a former police officer to be released from prison as he appeals his conviction in the 2015 shooting death of a stranded motorist. Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Joseph Marx ruled Friday that the flight risk is “too great...
21:00 2019-05-31

Unrepentant ‘Fatal Attraction’ killer claims ex-lover is real murderer “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus didn’t express any sympathy for her victim’s husband during the state parole hearing that led to her being sprung from prison after 27 years — instead blaming him for the 1989 murder she was convicted of. The former Westchester C...
10:00 2019-07-04

Upstate New York judge suffers fatal heart attack in court An upstate New York judge died after having a heart attack on the bench. Putman County Court Judge James Reitz, 57, was in his courtroom Friday morning when he was stricken. Court officers performed CPR and used a defibrillator to try to resuscitate him before he was taken to a hospital, the Associa...
15:39 2019-06-15

Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report "Emiliano Sala\u0027s blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash."...
20:13 2019-08-14

Captain in fatal Budapest boat crash was sober at the time: police Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean people on board....
17:26 2019-06-18

New York teen sentenced 17 years for fatal stabbing of fellow classmate A New York teen that pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a fellow high school student inside a Dunkin Donuts last year was sentenced Wednesday to 17 years in prison. ...
21:26 2019-08-08

Abel Cedeno found guilty in fatal stabbing of Bronx HS classmate A Bronx judge didn’t buy a teen’s claim that he stabbed a classmate to death over constant bullying because he is gay — and found him guilty on all counts Monday. Abel Cedeno, 19, had requested a non-jury trial, meaning the judge decided his fate on first-degree charges of manslaughter and assault a...
01:26 2019-07-16

Nipsey Hussle: grand jury indicts man in fatal shooting of rapper Eric Ronald Holder Jr pleaded not guilty to multiple charges related to the killing of Hussle, a grammy-nominated musicianA grand jury has indicted a 29-year-old man in the fatal shooting of the rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles.Eric Ronald Holder Jr was indicted on one count of murder, two counts...
02:13 2019-05-22