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  • The Head of WHO: At Any Time a Pandemic May Begin That Will Kill Millions

    02/15/2018 4:14:17 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 61 replies
    eMaxHealth ^ | Feb 15 2018 - 12:58pm | Lena Kirakosyan
    The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Gebreysus, warned the medical community that humanity is not ready, and is, therefore, vulnerable to a pandemic. The next outbreak, he said, will have terrible consequences for both the population and the economies of many countries. At the same time, he did not specify what disease or infection should be expected. The latest fears of a pandemic emerged after the violent outbreaks of influenza in recent years. But most of all, the medical community was shocked at...
  • AMAZING JAM! Henny Hendrexz, Tim Pierce, Conrad Lee & Jason Scheff at Norman's Rare Guitars

    02/14/2018 7:19:08 PM PST · by Hugin · 15 replies
    "What You Won't Do For Love"
  • Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come Back?(mid week laughs?)

    01/31/2018 10:46:34 AM PST · by rktman · 61 replies ^ | 1/31/2018 | Seth Abramovitch
    Eight months after torching her career (and friendship with Anderson Cooper) via a not-so-funny photograph of a decapitated Donald Trump, the comedienne is holed up in her Bel Air mansion, talking to the FBI, trying to figure out what happened and pondering if it's possible to return to the spotlight: "When you're a woman, you get one f—up and it's over."
  • Actress Shamed After Ignoring All-Black Female Dress Code to Wear Sultry Red Dress to Globes

    01/08/2018 10:13:43 AM PST · by rktman · 131 replies ^ | 1/8/2018 | JULIO ROSAS
    On Sunday, actors and actresses walked the red carpet at the 75th Golden Globe Awards mostly wearing black. The blackout was in conjunction with the “Time's Up” initiative aimed at combating the sexual harassment and assault within the entertainment industry. While many of the celebrities wore black, there were some who opted to wear some different colors. Blanca Blanco, for example, chose to wear a bright red gown instead of darker shades.
  • What an entrance!': Doctor Who fans share their delight as Time Lord regenerates into a woman [tr]

    12/26/2017 6:43:12 AM PST · by C19fan · 72 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 26, 2017 | Scott Campbell
    Doctor Who fans have shared their delight after the Time Lord regenerated into a woman for the first time ever - with actress Jodie Whittaker keeping her Yorkshire accent for the role. Tonight's Christmas special Twice Upon A Time marked the exit of both leading star Peter Capaldi and showrunner Steven Moffat. But the hour-long episode also heralded a new beginning for the long-running BBC sci-fi series as it welcomed the first female Doctor ever.
  • Keith Olbermann Loses Another Gig, All Is Right With The World

    11/28/2017 5:02:32 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 13 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 11.28.2017 | David Blackmon
    Lunatic left-wing commentator, or something, Keith Olbermann, used the whole dustup between the President and Sen. Running-Off-At-The-Mouth as his smokescreen for “ending all political commentary in all venues.” In other words, Olbermann, who has been fired so many times by so many media outlets it’s hard to count, was most likely fired by his only current outlet, the dying GQ Magazine. In a farewell Tweet, the former bad sports newsreader for the also-dying ESPN had this to say: “After “Pocahontas,” Trump’s an ex-president waiting to happen – imminently. So this will be the last episode of #TheResistanceGQ. If you’re a...
  • The Doctor will see you now! BBC unveils FIRST LOOK at glam Jodie Whittaker as the new Time [tr]

    11/09/2017 8:06:59 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 9, 2017 | Andrew Bullock
    They made the historic announcement earlier this year that the new Doctor Who will be a woman for the first time, played by Broadchurch actress Jodie Whittaker. And now - just over a month until she will make her first appearance in this year's Christmas Special - the BBC have unveiled a teaser image of the new Time Lord strutting out of the famous TARDIS. The image shows Jodie stepping across a meadow of flowers, the time machine in the backdrop, with the sun rising slowly from the hills in the background.
  • WHO chief reverses Mugabe ambassador appointment

    10/22/2017 8:03:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    AFP via ^ | 22 October 2017 15:33 CEST+02:00
    The head of the World Health Organization on Sunday reversed his decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, following widespread uproar. “Over the last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for (Non-communicable diseases) in Africa. As a result, I have decided to rescind the appointment,” the head of the UN agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in a statement. […] Tedros had announced the appointment earlier this week during a speech in Uruguay, where he praised Zimbabwe as “a country that places universal health coverage and...
  • WHO Changes Their Mind on Mugabe Goodwill Ambassador Role

    10/22/2017 7:09:10 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | Oct 22 2017 | BBC
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has revoked its recent appointment of Robert Mugabe as goodwill ambassador
  • Mugabe named as goodwill ambassador by WHO

    10/20/2017 4:10:07 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 46 replies
    BBC ^ | Oct 20 2017 | BBC
    Robert Mugabe has been named as a goodwill ambassador by the World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Albert Haynesworth Accuses Ex-Girlfriend Of Physically Abusing Him, Using Racial Slur

    09/20/2017 7:41:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 11 replies
    Deadspin ^ | September 20, 2017 | Emma Baccellieri
    Former NFL player Albert Haynesworth accused his ex-girlfriend, former basketball player Brittany Jackson, of repeatedly physically abusing him and calling him racial slurs in a string of tweets today. TMZ reported that Haynesworth tweeted in response to Jackson’s accusations that he wasn’t paying child support for their son, although TMZ doesn’t say where those accusations came from—none of Jackson’s social media accounts made any reference to that as of Wednesday night, and TMZ doesn’t refer to any court records. Haynesworth labeled his tweets “The Ugly Truth about Brittany”:
  • Griffin: ‘No Longer Sorry’ for Decapitated Trump Head Photo

    08/29/2017 2:00:18 PM PDT · by detective · 114 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 29, 2017 | Jack Heretik
    Kathy Griffin says that she is no longer sorry for disseminating a photo of her holding up a severed, bloodied head resembling President Donald Trump's. Griffin spoke with an Australian television show where she was asked about the controversy, and said she was not sorry for it. The fallen comedian blamed her career downfall on Trump supporters, despite the fact that Democrats, including a self-described friend, actress Debra Messing, and Chelsea Clinton condemned the photo
  • "legends never die…Shawty Lo Forever."

    09/09/2017 5:15:07 PM PDT · by Eagles Field · 31 replies
    AJC ^ | Timeless | Consequences of Choices
    I wish I wasn’t the one to bring this tragedy to these vaulted pages amidst the litany of bad news we’ve huddled together against. I’m only the messenger of this giant’s downfall, who no doubt touched us all. Rapper Shawty Lo has died in a car accident in Atlanta. The 40-year-old rapper, born Carlos Walker, was ejected from his vehicle after he crashed into two trees on his way home from an Atlanta strip club. Walker leaves behind 11 children from 10 different mothers. He made headlines in 2013 when the television network Oxygen announced a special about the rapper...
  • Who's Keeping Score?

    08/08/2017 7:30:41 PM PDT · by MosesKnows · 7 replies
    August 8, 2017 | MosesKnows
    Who's Keeping Score? There is an ongoing struggle between President Trump and the media. President Trump’s agenda is too serve as president. The media’s agenda delays implementation of a constitutionally elected president.
  • BREAKING: Imran Awan arrested at Dulles and charged with bank fraud [WassermanSchultzFallGuy]

    07/25/2017 2:05:43 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 319 replies
    twitter ^ | 7-25-17 | Jim Lokay
    Jim Lokay FOX5‏Verified account @LokayFOX5 Follow More BREAKING: House staffer Imran Awan arrested at Dulles and charged with bank fraud, per @FOXNews.. Awan worked for @DWSTweets. #fox5dc 1:39 PM - 25 Jul 2017 from Sterling, VA
  • Luke 21

    07/12/2017 11:36:21 AM PDT · by MHGinTN · 47 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 7/12/2017 | Me
    The following is 'an' essay on Luke 21, as relating to The Rapture of Believers and Jesus's Prophecy for Jerusalem. Another thread is stuck where this would have been posted as a response. I'll ping the freepers who might have interest. The essay is long, so it will be divided into to posts, the body of the thread then the body of comments. Before setting to this post, I listened repeatedly to Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21, having gone to bed listening to Matthew 24 from the Andrew Scourby reading of the King James Bible. Much diverging opinion...
  • Speculation is stirring about a Seth Moulton presidential bid

    06/26/2017 7:55:06 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 44 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 2, 2017 | Jim O'Sullivan
    He has won praise from a neoconservative magazine editor, taken star turns on HBO and “This American Life,” and likened President Trump’s political ascendance to that of Adolf Hitler. Just months into his second term, Representative Seth Moulton has demonstrated a knack for drawing attention. Now he is stirring speculation that he could run for higher office in three years — not just the US Senate, the frequent path of congressmen, but for the White House, a direct route from the House to the top job not taken since James A. Garfield in 1880.
  • Megan Kelly Ratings Lower Than Reruns of Americas Funniest Home Videos

    06/24/2017 10:08:33 AM PDT · by hsrazorback1 · 64 replies ^ | Ellen Gray
    I am so over TV news’ obsession with the big “gets.” Maybe Megyn Kelly should be, too. In her first few weeks anchoring NBC’s Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly, the former Fox News host has made headlines for drawing Russian president Vladimir Putin to the interview chair and for attempting, at least, to introduce conspiracy peddler Alex Jones to a wider audience. With an average of just 3.5 million viewers, the news magazine edition featuring the segment on Jones came in behind reruns of CBS’s 60 Minutes and ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos, and was down slightly from the 3.6...
  • 11 Stars Who Imagined Violence Against Donald Trump, From Kathy Griffin to Johnny Depp

    Mickey Rourke said he would "love 30 seconds in a room with the little bitch." Rourke has also expressed a desire to "give [Trump] a Louisville slugger." Larry Wilmore In late February 2016, the host of Comedy Central's now-canceled "The Nightly Show" joked about then-candidate Donald Trump: “I don’t want to give him any more oxygen. That’s not a euphemism, by the way. I mean it literally. Somebody get me the pillow they used to kill [Supreme Court Justice Antonin] Scalia and I’ll do it — I’ll do it!" George Lopez During the Republican primaries in March 2016, the Mexican...
  • WHO says 3 Zika cases detected in India for 1st time

    05/28/2017 9:57:40 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 15 replies
    AP ^ | 5/28/17 | NIRMALA GEORGE
    NEW DELHI (AP) -- India has reported three cases of the Zika virus for the first time, including two pregnant women who delivered healthy babies. Health Ministry officials said Sunday that the three patients in western Gujarat state had recovered. "There is no need to panic," Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, a top health ministry official, told reporters. The World Health Organization said in a statement released Friday that the three cases that India reported to the WHO on May 15 were detected through routine blood surveillance in a hospital in Ahmadabad, Gujarat's capital. Two cases were detected in February and November...