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Lassa fever resurfaces in Lagos, kills 2, 100 under surveillance Lassa fever resurfaces in Lagos, kills 2, 100 under surveillance
- August 10, 2017

A post-mortem examination revealed her Lassa fever status. The Chief Medical Director, LUTH, Prof Chris Bode, who confirmed the development, said no less than 100 hospital workers exposed to the index case are now being monitored. This is just as the illness killed two in Lagos . Kawuwa said, "In July, about seven cases of suspected Lassa fever were reported in Yobe". "We have isolated the cases to prevent unnecessary contact". (more...)
West Nile virus found in Mitchell West Nile virus found in Mitchell
- August 10, 2017

While severe symptoms , such as neuroinvasive disease, occur in only about 1% of all West Nile cases, as many as 80% of those infected with the virus do not present with any symptoms of illness, and thus, those cases are more likely to go unreported. (more...)
Camelot Portfolios LLC Increases Stake in Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX)
- August 09, 2017

Other firms have also shifted positions in (CX). Finally, Creative Planning raised its stake in Cemex S.A.B.de C.V.by 49.2% in the first quarter. Hodges Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Cemex S.A.B.de C.V. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Camelot Portfolios LLC Increases Stake in Cemex S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE:CX)" was originally posted by Transcript Daily and is the sole property of of Transcript Daily. (more...)
President Jacob Zuma overcomes vote of no confidence President Jacob Zuma overcomes vote of no confidence
- August 09, 2017

Although some members of the ANC broke ranks, for most party loyalty trumped anger at Mr Zuma. "They will realize in 2019 when we win in a big number once again". "We would never call for the removal of a president who respects his oath of office". The 400-member Parliament is dominated by ANC MPs. Debate on the motion is now underway. (more...)
U.S. offshore pipeline 'tops 24GW' U.S. offshore pipeline 'tops 24GW'
- August 09, 2017

The resource supplied about 6% of domestic electricity past year, and 14 states now get more than 10% of their energy from wind. Wind energy has reached historically low prices according to DOE. Europe has seen the biggest reductions in cost, though confidence is rising in the burgeoning USA market. As opposed to utility-scale projects, distributed wind installations reached an installed capacity of 992 MW a year ago. (more...)
AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AU) Downgraded to Strong Sell at BidaskClub
- August 09, 2017

The company has a market cap of $4.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 66.33 and a beta of -1.37. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $47.92. AU has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Shares of AngloGold Ashanti Limited ( NYSE AU ) opened at 9.19 on Wednesday. On February 23 the stock rating was upgraded from "Sell" to "Neutral" in a report from Citigroup. (more...)
Trump Evangelical Adviser: God Is Totally Cool With Nuking North Korea
- August 09, 2017

Some point to Christ's call not to "live by the sword" as proof of nonviolence, among other biblical passages: As the Independent Journal Review pointed out , Romans 12 :17-in the the chapter immediately preceding the scripture Jeffress references-declares "do not repay anyone evil for evil". (more...)
IT professional arrested for allegedly stalking a woman in Mumbai IT professional arrested for allegedly stalking a woman in Mumbai
- August 09, 2017

Summary: The family had gone to a medical store on Veera Desai Road when Sharma started following their vehicle, and eventually entered their building. Mumbai Police has arrested the accused after the complaint was filed by Aditi Nagpaul , victim of the incident. She later shared the ordeal on Facebook and assured action against the stalker son. (more...)
There have been 3 shootings in Surrey in the last 24 hours There have been 3 shootings in Surrey in the last 24 hours
- August 09, 2017

RCMP on scene at a shooting early Wednesday morning. "It doesn't matter what community it's in, it's outrageous". The third shooting took place at about 10:30 pm, when a vehicle was shot at, in the 15900 block of 89A Avenue in Fraser Heights. (more...)
It's full-steam ahead on tax reform ... with no details
- August 09, 2017

The Senate GOP's failure to repeal and replace Obamacare ahead of their August recess appears to be hindering their fundraising efforts. On Saturday, Trump said in another tweet, "If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!" He is weighing whether to withhold Obamacare payments known as cost sharing reductions, which he has the right to deny after a court ruled previous year that the ... (more...)
Mexican soccer player among 22 sanctioned for drug ties Mexican soccer player among 22 sanctioned for drug ties
- August 09, 2017

The sanctions are the result of a lengthy investigation of the drug trafficking organisation allegedly headed by Raul Flores Hernandez. It will also sanction 43 entities in Mexico , including a soccer team and casino. Named in US court records as the Flores Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), the cartel operates in an independent fashion but has strategic working relationships with the leadership of the Sinaloa and the Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway admits Trump's approval rating is down
- August 09, 2017

The Associated Press reported last week that Mueller was now using a grand jury in Washington as part of that probe. "His repeated threats on Twitter against Attorney General (Jeff) Sessions, his repeated expressions that this Russian Federation investigation is a fabrication, have clearly run into opposition from both Republicans and Democrats in the Senate". (more...)
Prison education program created to help with reentry Prison education program created to help with reentry
- August 09, 2017

The investment will create more than 2,500 seats for college-level education and training for those incarcerated. The money will fund classes provided by a mix of SUNY and private colleges at correctional facilities across the state, including Coxsackie Correctional Facility in Greene County. (more...)
U.S. says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants U.S. says aircraft to help Philippines fight pro-IS militants
- August 09, 2017

Two Southeast Asian diplomats say disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea have prevented the region's top diplomats from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual summit in Manila over the weekend. (more...)
Coutinho wanted by PSG as transfer battle hots up Coutinho wanted by PSG as transfer battle hots up
- August 09, 2017

The German coach had earlier insistedon numerous occasions that the attacker was not for sale with the Merseyside club desperate to keep hold of him. And last week, and maybe the week before that depending on which side of the fence you are on the Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona rumors. (more...)
Swiss Franc Rises Against Most Majors Swiss Franc Rises Against Most Majors
- August 09, 2017

North Korea said it is considering plans for a missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam earlier on Wednesday, just hours after President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with " fire and fury ". (more...)
End to Discrimination against Indigenous Peoples Demanded at UN End to Discrimination against Indigenous Peoples Demanded at UN
- August 09, 2017

While the declaration is not legally binding, it could be used by Indigenous peoples to hold their respective governments to account, and was seen as particularly important in Australia, which does not have a treaty or bill of rights, and where there are race powers in the constitution still allowing governments to pass laws both for and against Aboriginal people. (more...)
North Korea Warns Of Preemptive Missile Strikes Against Guam
- August 09, 2017

Guam Governor Eddie Calvo downplayed North Korea's threat to attack his Pacific island state but said the USA territory was "prepared for any eventuality" in a televised speech Wednesday as tensions escalate in the region. Guam is home to thousands of U.S. service personnel and key military bases. "I've kind of felt this is a good thing", she said. "They have said that America will be defended", Calvo said. (more...)
Karan Johar to be seen in double role in 'Crazy Hum'? Karan Johar to be seen in double role in 'Crazy Hum'?
- August 09, 2017

Lots of other stars also liked the post - Twinkle Khanna, Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Karisma Kapoor and the like - but one name popped, the only one that mattered. Kajol went on to like Karan's picture of his twins on Instagram while Karan too followed her on the photo sharing site. KJo blamed Kajol's husband Ajay Devgn for their fraught relationship and boiling point was reached past year when Ajay publicly accused KJo of paying for favourable reviews of his film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil ... (more...)
Closing arguments to continue Tuesday in Corbett trial Closing arguments to continue Tuesday in Corbett trial
- August 09, 2017

Molly Martens and her father Thomas Martens have been found guilty of the second degree murder of Irishman Jason Corbett. Both the father and daughter argued self-defense and claimed that Mr. Speaking in Limerick, Jason Corbett's twin brother Wayne says the jury delivered the right verdict. Prosecutors presented testimony from a multitude of EMS paramedics and sheriff's deputies from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office who described a bloody scene in the master bedroom. (more...)
US Intelligence: North Korea Finally Has Nukes That Can Fit Onto ICBMs
- August 09, 2017

But it was unrelated to today's troubling news, rather a note of solidarity based on Saturday's United Nations vote on de-nuclearization, which most experts believe is out the window if the Post report proves true. "I think the president, again, as commander in chief, I think, he felt it necessary to issue a very strong statement directly to North Korea, but I think what the president was just reaffirming is, that the United States has capability to fully defend itself in any attack ... (more...)
Mattis to North Korea: Stand down or we will destroy you Mattis to North Korea: Stand down or we will destroy you
- August 09, 2017

He also had a stern warning directly to the rogue nation's dictator, Kim Jong Un . Mattis said in a statement that Trump was informed of the growing threat that North Korea poses in December before he took office, and ordered the Pentagon to emphasize ballistic missile defense and nuclear weapons that pose a deterrent to other countries using them. (more...)
Starbucks denies rumor of discounts for undocumented immigrants Starbucks denies rumor of discounts for undocumented immigrants
- August 09, 2017

Use the coupon code "UNAFRAID" for a FREE Venti cold beverage including Frappaccino from any store. "This is completely false", a Starbucks spokesperson told HuffPost on Tuesday. "Starbucks is not sponsoring any such event". 4Chan users hatched the plan last week. "Sp*cs are dumb/cheap enough to fall for this". In January, Starbucks pledged to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump issued an executive order barring refugees from entering the U.S., sparking conservative boycott threats. (more...)
Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near U.S. border Canadian military builds camp to house asylum seekers near U.S. border
- August 09, 2017

Representatives from the Quebec immigration, labour and education ministries will give an update about the ongoing response to the influx of asylum seekers crossing illegally from the U.S. Le Bouthillier said in an email. The shelters have lighting and heating and are being set up in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, the Quebec border crossing where the bulk of recent asylum seekers have been processed. (more...)
Police urge extra caution around school buses Police urge extra caution around school buses
- August 09, 2017

Lee County's fleet of 127 school buses covers 108 routes every day, traveling just over 600,000 miles per year. "We're actually looking forward to the beginning of the school year, because we're ready", said Traci Shobe, a transportation operations specialist with OPS. (more...)

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