Woman welcomes baby using ovary she had frozen as a child

Woman welcomes baby using ovary she had frozen as a child

Science has come a long way in terms of helping people have babies. Experts consider this a breakthrough considering that Matrooshi had beta thalassaemia when she was a child and had damaged her ovaries when she had to undergo chemotherapy before undergoing bone marrow transplant. Read More

Trump taps Montana Congressman Zinke to lead Interior Dept

Zinke has advanced policies that favor special interests", Jamie Williams, the president of the Wilderness Society , said in a statement. Trump has posted images of many of his most impressive kills, and Zinke, 55, is a hunter and fisherman who has showed off hunting knives from his collection of blades. Read More

Possible Hate Crime in Stabbing at Simi Valley mosque

A physical altercation ensued leading to the stabbing of one man who received non-life threatening injuries. For the felony charge of violating civil rights, records show Matteson was charged under California Penal Code section 422.7, which is part of California's "hate crime laws". Read More

Gov. Rick Scott lifts last Zika zone in Miami Beach

At a media briefing in Miami Beach today, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced that the final Zika transmission zone has been lifted, a 1.5-square-mile area of South Miami Beach, the Miami Herald reported. She also advised residents and visitors to use mosquito repellent and drain any standing water. CHICAGO Cases of microcephaly in Colombia were four times higher this year than last, an increase that coincides with a widespread outbreak of Zika virus in the country, a report released on ... Read More

Seven penguins drown at the Calgary Zoo

The birds had drowned , according to necropsies, possibly exhausting themselves in some kind of panic, a veterinary team has speculated. The birds appear in the zoo's "Penguin Plunge" exhibit alongside the king, gentoo, and rockhopper penguin species. Read More

Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Teens And E-Cigarettes

The potential safety of e-cigarettes, devices that heat a liquid consisting of nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals to create a vapor, is hotly debated. Still, Reynolds American, the USA tobacco giant behind the leading e-cigarette VUSE, agreed with the Surgeon General's assessment that minors should not use e-cigarettes. Read More

US life expectancy drops for first time since AIDS crisis peak

Males saw a 0.2 percent decline in life expectancy, from 76.5 years to 76.3 years, while females' life expectancy fell 0.1 percent from 81.3 years to 81.2 years. The largest rate jump for any cause of death was for Alzheimer's disease, which went from 25.4 to 29.4 deaths per 100,000 people. But there's also the impact of rising drug overdoses and suicides, he noted. Read More

Four More Infants Born in NYC With Zika Virus-Related Birth Defects

Four More Infants Born in NYC With Zika Virus-Related Birth Defects

Mary T. Bassett, city health commissioner, said in a statement. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health said earlier on Friday the Miami Beach area was no longer considered an active Zika transmission zone. Read More

M quake strikes off north coast of California

An excerpt from the release read; "An quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 occurred off the coast of Northern California at 1450 UTC on Thursday, December 8 2016 ". On Wednesday , a 6.5 quake struck Indonesia, killing more than 100 people in Aceh province. Dengler notes that Gorda quakes located far offshore will be felt but are unlikely to cause damage . Read More

Wilders faces verdict in Dutch hate speech trial

He was not in court when the verdict was read, but even before the case went ahead, he said he would not let a conviction muzzle him. In a videotaped response to the verdict, which he did not attend in person, Wilders said: "I will never be silenced" and the ruling was an attempt to "neutralise the leader of the largest and most popular opposition party in the Netherlands". Read More

NYC mayor seeks $35 million for Trump-related security costs

NYC mayor seeks $35 million for Trump-related security costs

De Blasio also said he had spoken with Steve Mnuchin , Trump's nominee for Treasury Secretary, who he said "fully understood that there is a real important discussion to be had on how we deal with reimbursement issues going forward". 29, 2016, in NY. The House of Representatives was scheduled to vote on a key year-end spending measure late on Tuesday, but as of Tuesday afternoon the bill did not contain funding for Trump's security. Read More

Tommy Tuberville resigns as Cincinnati's head coach

Tuberville's buyout with the school decreases from $2.4 million to $1.5 million on Wednesday, according to ESPN , further fueling speculation that a firing could be imminent. Cincinnati won a share of the 2014 American Athletic Conference title and went to bowl games in Tuberville's first three years. "He is a Hall of Fame coach", Cincinnati athletic director Mike Bohn said. Read More

Green Party candidate sues to speed up Michigan recount

Green Party candidate sues to speed up Michigan recount

Federal law requires states to resolve disputes over the appointment of electors by December 13. She called the MI effort by Schuette "politically motivated", and her lead counsel, Matthew Brinckerhoff said their push for a Wisconsin recount would continue. Read More

Reed family: Mother, daughters died in Gatlinburg fire

He said officials had not yet confirmed the recovery of the two Reed daughters, Chloe and Lily. Constance Reed's mother told WVLT-TV she was told there were two bodies found around Constance. They didn't realize how close the fire was until his wife called him saying the flames were across the street. He was with Michael Morris at approximately 10 a.m. Read More

Paul Feig applauds SRK, Alia's 'wonderful performances' in Dear Zindagi

Paul Feig applauds SRK, Alia's 'wonderful performances' in Dear Zindagi

Total collection (5 days): Rs 40.75 crore. Nevertheless, the wait was justified as Dear Zindagi could very well keep up with the expectations of the moviegoers. The movie has ended its 1st week at the domestic box office on Thursday with a total collection just little behind Rs 50 crore. And the viewers are still hitting the theatres to witness the happenings of the movie which is benefitting its box office earnings. Read More

Slain Detroit police officer donates tissue

Slain Detroit police officer donates tissue

A police officer who was shot multiple times in Tacoma while responding to a domestic violence call died Wednesday night, while police worked to arrest a suspect they believed was still barricaded in the home with a gun, . Rose is the third officer who has died in the past 45 days in Detroit . "When will it end?" asked Detroit Police Chief James Craig. There will also be a visitation tomorrow at Saint Joan of Arc Church in Saint Claire Shores from 10 a.m.to 11 a.m. Read More

Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode

Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode

In addition, the EPA gave the all-new minivan a rating of 10 in its Green Vehicle Guide. "At 84 MPGe, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid surpasses our initially stated performance", said Tim Kuniskis, FCA US LLC Head of Passenger Car Brands - Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and Fiat. Read More

Starbucks' Howard Schultz to step down as CEO, become chairman

Starbucks' Howard Schultz to step down as CEO, become chairman

The coffee chain announced that Schultz will remain at the company as an executive chairman after he leaves his post next year. Schultz called it the "next wave of retail innovation". The coffeehouse chain's current situation is different from its position eight years ago, Schultz said, because the 2016 management team was better-suited to the challenges of the market than 2008's senior staff had been. Read More

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigns after 6 seasons

Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigns after 6 seasons

Head coach Kevin Wilson of the Indiana Hoosiers is seen during the game against the Southern Illinois Salukis at Memorial Stadium on September 5, 2015 in Bloomington, Indiana. He and the Sooners went to 10 consecutive bowls, including three national championship games, and the 2008 offense under his guidance set NCAA records by scoring at least 60 points in five straight games and 716 total points in all. Read More

Mitt Romney Is Meeting with Donald Trump Again

Speaking to reporters after their one-hour meeting , Petraeus indicated to reporters that he was impressed by Trump's knowledge about worldwide affairs. She also noted that several of the former governor's staffers were highly critical of the now-president-elect and questioned whether Romney had the appropriate foreign-policy credentials to deserve the position. Read More

API: Federal Ethanol Mandate Continues To Be A Bad Deal For Consumers

API: Federal Ethanol Mandate Continues To Be A Bad Deal For Consumers

The law had set the 2017 overall biofuels levels at 24 billion gallons. Moreover, in setting the 2017 volume at 15 billion gallons, EPA has breached the 10 percent blend wall and effectively surpassed the statutory cap on ethanol set in the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act. Read More

Woman berates Michaels workers in Chicago in rant caught on video

Woman berates Michaels workers in Chicago in rant caught on video

Several shoppers at Michael's began recording the angry woman's outburst, which included being discriminated against because she's white. At press time, the clip had more than 250,000 views. Grady said multiple customers and store security had called police during the alleged tirade. "Why don't you go home to your husband who's cheating on you?" The manager tried to calm the woman down, asking her not to use profanity because there are children nearby, but the attitudinal shopper shot ... Read More

Bird flu outbreak in Japan prompts cull

All five of the chicken sent for a test were found positive for bird flu, according to the Niigata government. The country and its poultry producers are still reeling from a string of outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N1 earlier this year that impacted French chicken and duck farmers. Read More

Texas may have locally transmitted Zika infection, CDC reports

Texas may have locally transmitted Zika infection, CDC reports

In two cases, the disease spread via sexual contact , according to health officials. Officials expect more locally acquired cases. If confirmed, the case would be the first known occurrence of mosquito-borne Zika infection in Texas. According to the World Health Organization, the Zika virus is here to stay. The Brownsville case "emphasizes that there are still parts of the United States where Zika can still spread", Dr. Read More

Four found dead at Fairbanks hotel

Four found dead at Fairbanks hotel

It remains unclear who the shooter was, but police confirmed they were family, and McKay Hutton and McDonald were married just previous year, according to their Facebook profiles. Autopsies will be performed Monday by the state medical examiner in Anchorage. According to a release from the Fairbanks Police Department, crews responded after staff called about a "suspicious circumstance", CBS affiliate KTVA reported . Read More