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First flu-related death of the season hits Edmonton

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Even at reduced effectiveness, flu vaccination prevents millions of illnesses and tens of thousands of flu-related hospitalizations each year. And there's more bad news, it seems the dominant strain this year will be H3N2, which is a more severe form of the flu. Read More »

3-4 cups of coffee have more healthy benefits than harm

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The review examined over 200 meta-studies on the health effects of coffee consumption and concluded that three to five cups a day looks to be the safest maximum volume one should consume. Reassuringly, harms were not apparent apart from during pregnancy when coffee drinking was linked to low birth weight , premature birth (in the first six months of pregnancy) and miscarriage. Read More »

Trump To Hit The Links With Tiger After Turkey Call

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During the call, Erdogan said they discussed the Syrian crisis and other regional issues during their phone call Friday, and that they also discussed ties between Turkey and the United States. Trump has visited his golf clubs more than 70 times since taking office - but has largely avoided any mention of the trips. The interesting game comes just a week before Tiger Woods is set to make his long awaited return to competitive golf on Thursday 30th at his tournament - the Hero World Challenge ... Read More »

Bill Clinton accused by 4 different women of sexual harassment

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In such a situation, Clinton will be the newest and the most famous addition to the long list of celebrities, including Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein , who have been charged with unwelcome sexual gestures in the recent past. Democrats, liberals and feminists will once again have to justify themselves, having defended his actions in various similar cases before. " Hillary Clinton needs to stop, she needs to stop talking about this topic unless Bill Clinton wants to come forward and ... Read More »

The 16 worst countries for gender equality

The report, which examines gender imbalances in economics and the workplace, education , politics and health, found that years of global gains made by women are beginning to erode. Ranked 100 overall, China was No. 144-dead last-for gender parity when it came to women's health. "The fact that 66 per cent of women's work is unpaid shows the gender disparity". Read More »

State records first flu-related death for the season

IPSWICH children are now eligible for a free flu vaccine. Still, some infectious disease experts in the US have noted that, so far, the May-October flu season in Australia has produced more than twice the number of known cases than the previous season, and our flu season is often similar to Australia's. Read More »

Trump launches petition to stand for national anthem

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Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners said Tuesday at the league's fall meetings that altering the language from " should stand " to "must stand" was not discussed. Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning. The statement continued: "As we said last week, everyone who is part of our National Football League community has a tremendous respect for our country , our flag, our anthem and our military". Read More »

Floating Ocean Wind Turbines Could Power The Entire World, Researchers Say

At onshore facilities, each turbine weakens the power generation potential of each additional turbine downwind of it in a phenomenon known as a " wind shadow ". By focusing on the North Atlantic, Possner and Caldeira found that the drag introduced by wind turbines would not slow winds down as much as they do on land, due largely to the tremendous amounts of heat pouring out of the North Atlantic Ocean into the upper atmosphere - especially during the winter. Read More »

'Big decisions' ahead on how much to spend on Puerto Rico

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A three-star Army general is spending his first full day in Puerto Rico - sent to support the hurricane response. "But it is a process in place to help rebuild the infrastructure and the power grids are shut down". His tweets come after people on the island have said help is scarce and disorganised and food supplies are dwindling in some remote towns. However, many goods are stuck in the Port of San Juan amid logistical problems that include too few local truck drivers; clogged roads, ... Read More »

Politics Are Making Puerto Rico's Problems Harder

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As the crisis continues with many residents still seeking access to food, electricity, medicine and water, many celebrities, including Lin-Manuel Miranda , Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull , have also urged swift action to aid Puerto Rico . A government assessment determined that there was no need for the waiver, as Puerto Rico's ports were too damaged to handle increased imports. North Carolina military also supported hurricane relief efforts in Texas and Florida. Read More »

Don't overlook the Americans who suffer in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands

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Speaking to the press, and taking no questions, she said neither she nor Trump will rest until displaced Puerto Ricans are back home , schools, hospitals and clean water are back and the island's economy is moving again. "The relief effort is under control". The Wisconsin Republican said he expects the Trump administration to send Congress a request for a long-term recovery package once damage assessments are conducted. Read More »

Trump Finally Grants Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico

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Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". Those on the ground say displaced people are gathering in droves around available cell towers, their phones held to the sky, hoping for a few bars of service. And House Speaker Paul Ryan said the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) disaster relief account will get a $6.7-billion (U.S.) boost by the end of the week. Read More »

'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

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The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losing a lot of time in jurisdictional trifles", San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said in an interview Wednesday. Read More »

San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

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Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". "This is a "people are dying" story", she said in disbelief. State troopers boarded a Delta plane September 29 for their Hurricane Relief mission in Puerto Rico . Read More »

Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

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Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again that he would not waive the restriction. CharityNavigator.org and the Better Business Bureau's Give.org have lists of charities that meet their standards and focus on Hurricane Maria relief. Read More »

White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace

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MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has made coordinating help particularly hard. Read More »

CDU election setback threatens Merkel's prestige on the world stage

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Her husband, Marcus Pretzell, the party leader in the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia and a regional lawmaker there, told The Associated Press that he is also leaving AfD. Weidel, married to a film producer and the mother of two children, claims her party is not homophobic, but AFD ran an "obituary" for German family values when the nation passed marriage equality in June. Read More »

With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

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Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she meant to hold talks with rival Social Democrats, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Germany's Greens to discuss options for a stable coalition government. The new parliament's "council of elders" must be formed within 30 days of the German election, leaving its members until October 24 to agree on a seating and room order. Read More »

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

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Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls . Read More »

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

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Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls . Read More »

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

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Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to leave it - a move that displayed tensions as other lawmakers from the anti-migrant party gathered for their first meeting after a strong showing at the polls . Read More »

After big break into Bundestag, AfD already plotting Merkel's demise

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing harsh criticism from her allies after the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) won Sunday's general election despite the politician's declining support. Partly, they appeal to voters alarmed by the flood of refugees but they're also a product of uncertain economic times caused by new technologies. For example, the French National Front party, whose leader Marine Le Pen was defeated in the French presidential election, has partially become isolated in ... Read More »

Putin and Merkel determined to continue cooperation after Bundestag elections

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Without such a coalition, Merkel will be left without a majority and thus she won't be able to accomplish much. While joyful supporters of the AfD - a party with links to the far-right French National Front and Britain's UKIP - sang the German anthem at a Berlin club late Sunday, hundreds of protesters shouted " Nazis out! ". Read More »

AG Sessions: Re-commitment To Free Speech Long Overdue

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SESSIONS: Absolutely not. The President of the United States has free speech. Mr. Sessions criticized universities that have formal conduct policies that he said stifle free speech. Meanwhile, outside the lecture hall, protestors condemned Sessions as a " snowflake " for effectively carving out a "safe space" for himself by not allowing dissenters to attend the lecture. Read More »

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island

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Long gas lines forming in North Korea . Trump has also threatened "fire and fury" in response to North Korea's threats. " North Korean authorities are likely to have intentionally reduced supplies in the market after the nuclear test, thinking the UN Security Council sanctions would affect their own repository", Lee said . Read More »

Underground attack investigation continues in London

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Two people have been arrested as part of the probe into the attack, which injured passengers on a train at Parsons Green. The 21-year-old was arrested in west London around 11:30 p.m. British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. Read More »

India signs 11 agreements with Myanmar to bolster ties

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She said that together India and Myanmar can ensure that terrorism is not allowed to take root on their soil or on the soil of neighbouring countries. He said that India has made a decision to grant gratis (no-cost) visa to Myanmarese citizens who wish to visit the country. "We are not merely reforming India but are transforming India". Read More »

Final Score 4-0, City players quiet in England win

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The game went into its final 5 regulation minutes, where the Brit began to score more goals. Next Monday it will play another game with Scotland . He has hit the woodwork this term but has yet to find the net in matches against Newcastle, Chelsea and Burnley and is glad to be turning the calendar page for England's World Cup qualifier. Read More »

Your UK CEX Account May Have Been Breached - Here's the Important Info

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The company, which operates a secondhand marketplace for games and tech products, said it's still investigating the extent of the breach. It also owns a limited number of stores in the US. It now appears the data breach only affects those who have made online transactions through the CEX website, and not the data of those who created in-store membership cards. Read More »

Google invites United States users to check if they're clinically depressed - RT Viral

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Since 2012, Google has been updating these cards to help the users. Users searching for depression will be prompted to " check if you're clinically depressed ". And it affects more than 15 million American adults (approximately 6.7 percent of the US adult population) each year. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that around 16 million adults in the U.S. Read More »