Health Care

Unemployment rate in county decreases

Unemployment rate in county decreases Both area rates rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. Indiana County's seasonally adjusted labor force in January decreased 1,600 to 39,400. "The Missouri portion, which had 57 percent of the area's workforce, was largely responsible for the growth in employment, adding 23,900 jobs (4.1 percent) over the year", the labor bureau's Kansas City office... [Full Article...]

Alabama ag officials probe 3 possible cases of bird flu

Alabama ag officials probe 3 possible cases of bird flu The flock that tested positive was less than two miles from the farm where bird flu was found earlier this month. The swift detection enabled immediate response. Offcials say this is not the same as the China H7N9 virus that has impacted poultry and infected humans in Asia. A slight change to the viral structure can make a virus deadly for birds. [Full Article...]

Tillerson: UN Human Rights Council must reform or U.S. will leave

For instance, lawyer-turned-envoy Jason Greenblatt-who's been tasked with a ludicrously broad portfolio that apparently includes negotiating peace in the Middle East as well as Cuba policy and worldwide trade deals-reports not to Tillerson but to Kushner . [Full Article...]

Syncrude responds to fire at northern Alberta oilsands site

Syncrude responds to fire at northern Alberta oilsands site Meanwhile, Alberta Health Services said emergency medical staff also confirmed that it transported one person from the scene in serious but stable condition from the Syncrude plant to hospital. Highway 63 - the main road to the site - has been reduced to one lane. Mueller says the First Nation is keeping in close contact with Syncrude, the regulator and monitoring stations. [Full Article...]

Germany warns Facebook and Twitter

Germany warns Facebook and Twitter The bill specifies that content that is "clearly criminal" must be removed within 24 hours. According to the study , which was conducted by the German government, Facebook is deleting 39 percent of the flagged content, while Twitter managed just 1 percent. [Full Article...]

Williamsport Hosts Sixth Annual St. Patrick's Parade

Williamsport Hosts Sixth Annual St. Patrick's Parade After almost 20 years of parading down the parkway, Philadelphia's St. Patrick's Day parade has a new route this year. An Atlanta favorite for the past 135 years, Atlanta's St. "It was really cold, but we had a great time anyway", said Camille Burrows, who watched the parade with her family. This parade is part of the Irish Festival. [Full Article...]

Marine Photo Scandle Spreads to Other Branches

Marine Photo Scandle Spreads to Other Branches Earlier this week, Naval Criminal Investigative Service officials said they are looking into possible felony charges against individuals involved with the Marines United Facebook page, a community with almost 30,000 members that was sharing nude pictures of female Marines and other women. [Full Article...]

Owen Farrell injury clouds England's plan for Six Nations showdown with Scotland

Owen Farrell injury clouds England's plan for Six Nations showdown with Scotland England make three changes to the starting XV that overran Italy 36-15, all of them in the back line. Scotland are forced into one change with back-row Hamish Watson replacing the injured John Hardie. Greg Laidlaw and his merry men have already seen off Ireland and Wales convincingly in this year's tournament and will be in no mood to be charitable when they travel south to Twickenham - the scen... [Full Article...]

New study suggests LA is due for a major quake

New study suggests LA is due for a major quake The frightening revelation comes from a new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, which found that the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon faults are connected. The study was led by Valerie Sahakian, who earned her doctorate at Scripps before moving to the U.S. Geological Survey as a postdoctoral fellow. The researchers processed data from previous seismic surveys and supplemented ... [Full Article...]

Black people more likely to be wrongfully convicted of murder

Black people more likely to be wrongfully convicted of murder African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the US population, but account for 47 percent of the almost 2,000 exonerations listed in the registry as of October 2016. As for sexual assault, eyewitness misidentification does not completely explain the racial disparity to the detriment of blacks in exonerations for these offenses, it added. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service upgrades Perryville tornado to EF-4

National Weather Service upgrades Perryville tornado to EF-4 There was also sporadic tree damage. The service determined the tornado touched down southwest of Hickman just north of Potter Road. The home's garage, which was reportedly not appropriately attached to the foundation, sustained the most damage. [Full Article...]

Facebook Dislike Button Being Tested in Messenger Reactions

Facebook confirmed the eagle-eyed spot, telling the publication: " We're always testing ways to make Messenger more fun and engaging ". Facebook is now known to be testing a new feature for Messenger . It was the dislike button. It will help people to share thoughts that they think is right for the particular message. Whether the " Dislike Button" button is also used in the Timeline remai... [Full Article...]

Kite Pharma, Inc. (KITE) Earns "Outperform" Rating from the FBR & Co

Kite Pharma, Inc. (KITE) Earns They now have a $74.00 price target on the stock. Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on KITE . Wells Fargo analysts provided their view on Kite Pharma, Inc . Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 127,795 shares in the company, valued at approximately $9,387,820.70. [Full Article...]

Pirates' Jung Ho Kang gets suspended 2-year jail term for crash

Pirates' Jung Ho Kang gets suspended 2-year jail term for crash Kang apparently will be able to head to training camp with the Pirates, but the possibility of discipline from the Pirates or Major League Baseball remains an unknown factor. The incident was Kang's third for DUI, leading to his driver's license in South Korea to be cancelled. The legal limit here is 0.05 percent. He was twice previously fined on drunk driving-related charges in 2009 and 2011. [Full Article...]

Celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday brings out everything Seuss

Celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday brings out everything Seuss The Cover to Cover program is an aim at promoting reading among children during spring. The Cat in the Hat will even be there, reading books and visiting the kids. Tuesday was insane socks day his book "Fox in Sox". "We're not the only ones reading, '" Lewis-Carter said. "They seemed very interested when I was reading. [Full Article...]

Die From The Flu Within A Week In NC

The traditional flu season runs through May, and as such, Long said people who have not received a flu shot yet this year may wish to consider doing so now. Most of the deaths have occurred among people 65 or older, a reflection that the most common strain of the virus this season - Influenza A H3N2 - tends to affect older people more severely. [Full Article...]

University of Alberta study looks at volume of urine in pools

University of Alberta study looks at volume of urine in pools To estimate how much urine - and potentially DBPs - might be in a given pool, Li's team needed to identify what compound might consistently be present in urine. In the report, published in ACS' journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters, researchers explain that we need to raise awareness and educate the public on the importance of not urinating in the pool. [Full Article...]

'Research needed to address needs of rare disease patients'

That is why global cooperation is so important. "We need more research in India to address the unique needs of rare disease patients". "From our perspective it is crucial that United Kingdom institutions can continue to work closely with their European counterparts so that United Kingdom and other European patients will not lose out", he argued. [Full Article...]

Ex-Texan Earl Mitchell signs in San Francisco

The deal with Mitchell marks the first big contract the 49ers have handed out since hiring John Lynch as their general manager on January 30. "I know how smart of a person he is", Mitchell said on a conference call. Earl is a tone setter who plays the game with a tremendous passion and the effort necessary to win in this league. Mitchell (6-3, 310) was originally drafted in the third round (81 o... [Full Article...]

Google's Waymo sues Uber over 'theft' of self-driving technology

Waymo, the autonomous auto company owned by Google's parent Alphabet, filed a lawsuit with serious allegations against Uber on Thursday. Yesterday, news came out about Waymo's decision to file a lawsuit against Uber and Otto. Waymo filed a complaint in district court to stop Uber from using the designs and demanded it return any secrets it may have stolen. Waymo, which is an Alphabet subsidi... [Full Article...]


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