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  • Measles cases rise 30 percent worldwide: UN

    11/30/2018 9:42:44 AM PST · by JonPreston · 24 replies
    AFP ^ | 11/29/18 | Ben Simon
    Measles cases worldwide jumped more than 30 percent last year compared to 2016, with increases recorded in wealthy European countries like Germany where vaccination coverage has historically been high, the UN said Thursday. The World Health Organization said the worrying trend of resurgent measles cases was a near global phenomenon, but the causes varied among regions.
  • Actress Amber Tamblyn: I Imagined Giving My Baby to Canadians After Trump’s Election

    11/19/2018 9:17:59 AM PST · by rktman · 71 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 11/19/2018 | Justin Caruso
    Actress Amber Tamblyn confessed in a recent public appearance that she considered giving her unborn baby girl away to Canadians following the election of Donald Trump. Amber Tamblyn told attendees at Vulture Fest’s “Feminist AF” panel in Los Angeles Sunday how she felt like giving her baby away on election night 2016. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “When Clinton’s director of strategic communications informed Javits Center attendees that Clinton would not be speaking, Tamblyn came to a grim conclusion: ‘A dark realization swallowed me: I was going to bring a baby into this world. And not just any baby: a...
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey T.Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WRKO AM,October 29-November 2,2018

    10/29/2018 9:29:21 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    The Kuhner Report ^ | October 29,2018 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Good Afternoon And WELCOME!
  • Random Thoughts on PC Sports

    10/27/2018 1:08:44 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 16 replies
    email from a friend | 10/27/2018 | email to Clarence Page
    No matter which side you are on in the matter of renaming the Washington Redskins, this is funny. This guy is hilarious. Here is an e-mail sent to Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune after an article he published concerning a name change for the Washington Redskins. Dear Mr. Page: I agree with our Native American population. I am highly insulted by the racially charged name of the Washington Redskins. One might argue that to name a professional football team after Native Americans would exalt them as fine warriors, but nay, nay. We must be careful not to offend, and...
  • Sci fi fans rave about Sunday night's Rosa Parks episode - the first episode of the [tr]

    10/22/2018 6:32:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 22, 2018 | Keiligh Baker
    Doctor Who delighted fans last night after the episode tackled the topic of racism in America as the Time Lord came face to face with civil rights hero Rosa Parks. The episode began with the Doctor and her team landing in Montgomery, Alabama, where they experienced first-hand the brutal discrimination faced by the African American community during the 1950s. It was written by author and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman, who has written over 60 books for children and young adults, including the Noughts and Crosses series and Pig-Heart Boy - which was adapted by the BBC in 1999. It...
  • One in 20 of all deaths due to alcohol, says WHO

    09/22/2018 1:06:48 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 36 replies
    Alcohol is responsible for more than 5% of all deaths worldwide, or around 3 million a year, new figures have revealed. The data, part of a report from the World Health Organization, shows that about 2.3 million of those deaths in 2016 were of men, and that almost 29% of all alcohol-caused deaths were down to injuries – including traffic accidents and suicide. The report, which comes out every four years, reveals the continued impact of alcohol on public health around the world, and highlights that the young bear the brunt: 13.5% of deaths among people in their 20s are...
  • Brett Kavanaugh should withdraw his nomination for the good of the Supreme Court and the country

    09/17/2018 5:47:12 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 133 replies
    NBC News Think ^ | 9-17-20148 | Evan Siegfried
    I'm a Republican and support Trump's judicial strategy but the perceived legitimacy of the court is more important than one man. When President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, I was thrilled. The judge has a resume that makes him unquestionably qualified to sit on the highest court in the land. Further, I have found the attacks on him made by Democrats until now to be unfounded or pure spectacle made by politicians engaging in theatrics simply because they knew there were cameras on. The sexual assault allegations by Christine Blasey Ford...
  • Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization

    08/20/2018 2:29:36 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 58 replies
    BBC ^ | August 20, 2018
    Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000 people have been infected in the first six months of 2018, leading to 37 deaths. Last year there were 23,927 cases and the year before 5,273. Experts blame this surge in infections on a drop in the number of people being vaccinated. In England, there have been 807 cases so far this year. The WHO is calling on European countries to take action. Public Health England say the outbreaks in England are largely due to people who have travelled to...
  • Congo’s latest outbreak more challenging than ever, WHO says [Ebola]

    08/11/2018 4:08:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 10, 2018 6:18 PM EDT | Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Carley Petesch
    Armed groups, dense populations and mass displacement make Congo’s latest deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus more challenging than ever to contain, the World Health Organization’s chief said Friday. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke after vaccinations began this week, with support from a U.N. peacekeeping mission, in Congo’s restive northeast where multiple rebel groups pose a threat and a heavily traveled border with Uganda is nearby. Tedros and Congo’s health minister on Saturday planned to visit the village where the latest outbreak, Congo’s tenth, was declared on Aug. 1. The ministry says 48 cases have been reported, 21 of them...
  • NIKOLAS' AGONY: Nikolas Cruz shouted ‘kill me’ in interrogation room after school shooting

    08/06/2018 3:29:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 6, 2018 | AP
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A newly released transcript shows Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz spat out “kill me” and then cursed as he sat alone in a sheriff’s interrogation room just hours after the massacre that left 17 dead. Broward sheriff’s Detective John Curcio had just left Cruz alone to get him some water when the 19-year-old suspect made that exclamation.
  • The Who - Abbie Hoffman incident - Woodstock 1969 (pummeling of a hippie

    07/20/2018 7:30:52 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 91 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 12, 2008 | easyrider1991
    In the seconds immediately after The Who concluded "Pinball Wizard", from Tommy, Hoffman, who had ingested LSD after working the past few hours at the medical tent, abruptly walked onto the stage and began addressing the crowd from Pete Townshend's microphone. He shouted, "I think this is a pile of sh**! ... While John Sinclair rots in prison ..." Alerted to the disturbance, Townshend (who apparently had been too distracted to notice Hoffman ambling onto the platform), snarled at Hoffman, "F*** off! F*** off my f***ing stage!" He then struck Hoffman with his guitar (which you can hear in the...
  • TORONTO RAPPER SMOKE DAWG SHOT & KILLED IN TORONTO

    07/01/2018 3:04:56 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 77 replies
    hiphop-n-more ^ | 1 July 2018 | Navjosh
    Smoke Dawg’s affiliates confirmed he was the deceased person. He was working on his debut album. Rest in peace.
  • World Health Organization Officially Says Being Transgender Is Not A Mental Illness

    06/21/2018 10:07:23 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 37 replies
    flscience ^ | 6/20/18 | Madison Dapcevich
    As people around the world don rainbow swag in celebration of International Pride, the World Health Organization (WHO) has come out with an announcement of its own. For the first time since 1992, the organization issued a major revision to its international manual of diagnoses and, among other things, a major shift in the way transgender people are treated. The 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) reframes “gender identity disorder” as “gender incongruence”, moving it from a mental health disorder to an issue of sexual health. Codes issued by the ICD are used by countries to determine...
  • World Health Organization wants to ban food with high trans fat worldwide

    05/30/2018 2:01:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Fox 4 KC ^ | 5/28/18
    NEW YORK — The World Health Organization wants to eliminate artificial trans fats from the global food supply and has a step-by-step strategy on how to do so by 2023. The organization launched a new initiative in hopes of helping countries kick the trans fat habit. The artificial fatty acids are made when vegetable oil hardens in a process called hydrogenation and are used in everything from fried foods to snack foods and baked goods.
  • New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

    05/09/2018 4:32:09 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 12 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 5/8/18 | AFB
    Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as a "public health emergency with international impact." "Twenty-one cases of fever with haemorrhagic indications and 17 deaths" have been recorded in Equateur province, it said, citing a notification to the ministry as of May 3. It is the DRC's ninth known outbreak of Ebola since 1976, when the deady viral disease was first identified in then-Zaire by a Belgian-led team.
  • Dubai missing princess: Call for clarity on status of Sheikha Latifa

    05/05/2018 7:36:20 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Sheikha Latifa - the daughter of the Emirate's ruler - is said to have tried to flee in March in order to live a freer life abroad. But witnesses say the luxury yacht she was travelling on was intercepted off India, and she was returned to Dubai. She has not been seen since. Dubai's authorities say they cannot comment for legal reasons. Sheikha Latifa, the daughter of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was snatched while trying to escape the country, according to reports. A BBC Newsnight investigation, which was broadcast on Friday, claimed she had received the help of...
  • Mets To Designate Matt Harvey

    05/04/2018 9:41:24 PM PDT · by TBP · 3 replies
    MLB Trade Rumors ^ | May 4, 2018 | Jeff Todd |
    The Mets will designate Matt Harvey tomorrow, GM Sandy Alderson tells reporters including MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo (via Twitter). The decision was made after Harvey declined to accept a minor-league assignment — as he has the ability to do given his MLB service time. It’s stunning, on the one hand, to see the end of Harvey’s tenure in New York take place in this manner. As recently as 2015, after all, he was considered one of the game’s very best starters. But ongoing injury problems combined with performance lapses — along with some off-field issues and not-infrequent tension with the organization...
  • Bestselling author says he will challenge Trump in 2020

    04/28/2018 9:25:00 PM PDT · by Innovative · 97 replies
    MSN ^ | Apr. 28, 2017 | Brooke Seipel
    Brad Thor, a bestselling author, said last week that he plans to challenge President Trump in 2020, "if no conservative steps up." Thor, a conservative who has voiced criticism of Trump, made the announcement in a series of Tweets. According to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings, however, Thor has not filed to run for president.
  • Swedish-Born Electronic Music DJ Avicii Dies at 28

    04/20/2018 1:59:26 PM PDT · by ethom · 23 replies
    KTLA ^ | 11:25 April 20, 2018 | Wire report
    Grammy nominated Swedish DJ Avicii died Friday, his publicist confirmed. He was 28. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," a statement read. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given." Avicii was one of the most successful touring DJs in the industry, working with artists including Madonna. He had a crossover pop hit in 2013 with "Wake Me...
  • Reagan's appointed ambassador to Mexico dies

    04/15/2018 4:12:56 PM PDT · by patriot08 · 15 replies
    John Gavin, the movie star who graced the big screen in “Psycho,” “Imitation of Life" and “Thoroughly Modern Millie” has died at age 86, Fox News confirmed Friday. The tall, strikingly handsome entertainer had led a decades-long career in Hollywood. He won a Golden Globe for 1958’s “A Time to Love and a Time to Die,” appeared alongside blonde bombshell Lana Turner in 1959’s “Imitation of Life” and starred as Julius Caesar in 1960’s “Spartacus” with Kirk Douglas, among others. He famously played Janet Leigh's divorced lover Sam Loomis in the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock thriller “Psycho.” The Hollywood Reporter claimed...