Health Care

Trump appears open to compromise on Obamacare

The U-turn comes after Mr Trump met with Obama at the White House on Friday (NZ time), after which he said he favours keeping at least two parts of the Act. Commenting on the unrest, Trump tweeted that the media unfairly "incited" the protesters, but he changed tack a few hours later, writing: "Love the fact that the small groups of protesters last night have passion for our great country". Read More

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Donald Trump caught checking Melania votes for him

Donald Trump caught checking Melania votes for him

After casting his vote in the basketball court of Public School 59 Beekman Hill International, the Republican presidential nominee quipped to reporters that it was a "tough decision" to make his voting choice. Right now it's looking very good. "Protest inside polling station where Trump votes". Together with Trump's daughter, Ivanka, the couple made their way inside amidst a large crowd of hecklers booing and telling the billionaire businessman to "go home". Read More

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Syrian Kurds Make Small Advances In Push Toward Raqqa

The Syrian Defense Forces - a coalition led by Kurds that also includes Arab and Turkmen fighters - are trying to isolate Raqqa before attempting to take control of it. The fighting in northern Syria is taking place under the cover of airstrikes by the USA -led coalition that played an instrumental role in the past in battles between SDF and the extremists. Read More

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Marvel's Doctor Strange Dazzles the Weekend Box Office

Marvel's Doctor Strange Dazzles the Weekend Box Office

And the film is so tongue-in-cheek about the more cringeworthy elements of Dr. Specifically, it's the Time Stone, which explains its user's ability to manipulate time (and give the film a pretty cool climax). Swinton gives a attractive performance in that rarest of roles- a woman in a superhero film who is not eye candy but a serious character, holding her own and then some with all the men around her and yet managing not to be a trope. Read More

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Calais 'Jungle' children with nowhere to sleep

Calais 'Jungle' children with nowhere to sleep

The Calais camp has been witness to a lot of violence since it first came up, including a spate of violence over the weekend just before France was to begin the evacuation and demolition process. As demolition crews continue to clear tents, French authorities said almost 5,600 people had been moved to reception centres including 1,500 unaccompanied minors being housed in the container camp . Read More

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UK court gives driver staring at mobile 10 years in crash

UK court gives driver staring at mobile 10 years in crash

A father and son saw their family killed in front of them when a lorry ploughed into their vehicle at 50mph while its driver was looking for music on his mobile phone. Standing in the glass fronted dock surrounded by two prison guard Kroker stood in the dock at Reading Crown Court as the judge handed him a ten year jail sentence after ramming the family in his lorry at 50 miles and hour. Read More

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Duterte divorces US, Philippines confused

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, right, makes a speech during the Philippines-China Trade and Investment Fourm at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Thursday. "We would like to strengthen bilateral cooperation and strategic partnership as well as we expect to reaffirm the cooperation on regional and global issues", Ueno said. Read More

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Gumby and dog are the best pals

Gumby and dog are the best pals

You can see what appears to be pure shock and joy as she sees the living, breathing, giant version of her favorite toy. As seen in the video, which Mesches uploaded to YouTube on Thursday entitled "Gumby is real", Jolene , who happens to be playing with her Gumby doll, is initially shocked to see what is before her. Read More

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Scientists hail 'triple negative' breast cancer drugs breakthrough

Scientists hail 'triple negative' breast cancer drugs breakthrough

By organizing awareness campaigns as such, BinSina aims to promote longevity in the UAE. "Unfortunately, the data have not shown a benefit for either of these". "It's the hardest thing you tell somebody is that they have cancer". Columbus Community Hospital has a mammography machine that uses tomosynthesis to take 3-D images of the breast, creating a more-detailed image than a standard mammography. Read More

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Seahawks-Cardinals: What the media (and Samuel L. Jackson) are saying

Seahawks-Cardinals: What the media (and Samuel L. Jackson) are saying

But Hauschka missed badly. "We just couldn't get in sync at all", Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. The Seahawks (4-1-1) were lucky to come away with a tie after laboring all night against Arizona's attacking defense. Catanzaro's 46-yard field goal put Arizona up 3-0 with 3:11 left in the first half, and the Cardinals nursed that lead until the blocked punt. WILSON NOT RUNNING: One of the stranger statistics to this game: Palmer outrushed Russell Wilson. Read More

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STDs reached all-time high in 2015 — CDC report

STDs reached all-time high in 2015 — CDC report

Generally, STDs are treated by antibiotics. Some of these diseases can be cured by administering antibiotics and they can also be avoided by using a condom and doing regular check-ups. CDC officials also point to a troubling increase in syphilis among newborns, who can contract the disease from their mothers during childbirth. Data on other STDs, such as human papillomavirus , herpes simplex virus and trichomoniasis , are not routinely tracked and were not included in the new report . Read More

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Joe Biden Comes To Wilkes-Barre!

Joe Biden Comes To Wilkes-Barre!

Vice President Joe Biden cut loose on Donald Trump's debate-night refusal to accept the Obama administration's belief that the Kremlin is behind embarrassing hacks of Hillary Clinton's campaign emails, saying the GOP nominee is
just playing into Russian President Vladimir Putin's hand. Read More

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Suffer from migraines? You should 'AVOID eating processed meats and leafy greens'

Suffer from migraines? You should 'AVOID eating processed meats and leafy greens'

The UC San Diego study , based on data from the American Gut Project , does explain why some foods appear to trigger migraine headaches. Some of the participants suffered from migraines, and some of them didn't. Researchers have found that the mouths of migraine sufferers harbour significantly more microbes with the ability to modify nitrates than people who do not get migraine headaches. Read More

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GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged

Ben Sasse became the first Republican senator to declare he would not vote for Trump . So the best strategy, according to several of his allies, boils down to this: Pretend Trump doesn't exist. The mum position showcases the hard political spot Ryan finds himself in just three weeks before Election Day - especially as conservative voters unleash their fury at what they see as a political establishment slinging against Trump . Read More

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Pepsi gets aggressive on cutting sugar

Its 2025 goals also include targets for lowering sodium and saturated fat. Pepsico plans to reduce the number of added sugars and calories in its products , which include Gatorade, Tropicana and Naked Juices, by 2025. Pepsi sells in 180 countries worldwide and makes over $1billion annually from its main sugar-based beverage Pepsi. "We already have more than 300 beverages from zero to less than 100 calories", said Jay Cooney, senior vice president of communications at PepsiCo . Read More

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Summit Health launched campaign to recognize women who battled with breast cancer

Summit Health launched campaign to recognize women who battled with breast cancer

Women are less likely to die of breast cancer than they were a decade ago, but not all women are benefiting from that trend. By age 85, a woman has an 8-percent chance of having breast cancer and a man only 0.05-percent chance. Additionally, 61,000 new cases of carcinoma in situ, a noninvasive cancer that is the earliest form of breast cancer, will be diagnosed. Women can take steps to help reduce their breast cancer risk by knowing their family history of cancer, being physically active, ... Read More

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Pregnant woman third area travel-related Zika case

In addition to a more complicated transmission scheme than previously thought, new research on Zika suggests that mothers infected with the virus can have a miscarriage as well. There is a new Zika zone located in a small area of Northwest Miami-Dade County, confirmed Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Two of the individuals work in or visited that square mile, and the other three are residents there. Read More

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Brad Pitt won't be prosecuted in alleged jet incident

Brad Pitt won't be prosecuted in alleged jet incident

There were claims Brad "struck Maddox (in the face)" during the adjustment on the jet, though other insiders say the star did not hit his son, but instead lunged at him, making contact with the teen's shoulders. On September 17, a police vehicle was seen arriving at the Jolie-Pitt compound in the Hollywood Hills, where Pitt was believed to be staying. As of the latest update in regards to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce, an insider surfaced stating that Brad Pitt blames himself ... Read More

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Hundreds of Penn State students march in search for 'clown'

Penn State students heard there was a clown sighting near campus on Tuesday, prompting at least 500 students to arm themselves and take to the streets in an effort to hunt it down. "We will arrest pranksters that venture into criminal activity", Parizek said. There have also been clown-based threats leveled against students on social media, Inspector Stephen Wykes told RT. Read More

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