• Flu season worst in almost a decade
Flu season worst in almost a decade

Though specific numbers of adult deaths are not calculated, National Center for Health Statistics mortality surveillance data shows an 8.2 percent mortality rate due to pneumonia and influenza for the week of December 30. If you think you have the flu, call or visit your doctor. Getting the flu a couple of times in a season is possible. If possib...

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  • US Diplomat Resigns From Suu Kyi Panel On Rakhine Crisis
US Diplomat Resigns From Suu Kyi Panel On Rakhine Crisis

Richardson quit the board as he was incensed over the suppression of press freedom in Myanmar , among other issues. Richardson said Suu Kyi appeared to want the 10-member worldwide advisory group, one in a string of Rohingya commissions set up by the Myanmar government, to endorse her policies.

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  • Suarez and Barca happy with Coutinho
Suarez and Barca happy with Coutinho

Luis Suarez had broken the away side's tough resistence with a sweet volley from Andres Iniesta's cross 18 minutes from the end, setting the stage for Messi's dramatic and stylish victor. This is one more step for him. He got on the ball, he was asking for it, he was involved in the play, wide and through the middle. 'Philippe was very good.

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  • White House unveils proposal to give citizenship to 1.8 mn undocumented immigrants
White House unveils proposal to give citizenship to 1.8 mn undocumented immigrants

Susan Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, said on CBS' "Face the Nation". If every picture tells a story, the obviously staged photo released by the White House during the weekend-long shutdown of the federal government spoke volumes about Donald Trump's presidency.

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  • Duke's defense 'gradually getting better' despite loss to Virginia
Duke's defense 'gradually getting better' despite loss to Virginia

So as we sit here at the halfway mark in league play (well, for all teams except Georgia Tech, which somehow has played just seven ACC games), where do things stand now? "So when we are hitting on all cylinders, it's actually really fun to play defense like that".

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  • Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show
Recorded crime in Wales rises by 12%, police stats show

Peter Goodman, Chief Constable of Derbyshire Constabulary, said: "We have seen a rise in recorded crime in Derbyshire and a rise in the more complex and hidden offences we deal with, such as domestic abuse, child sexual exploitation and modern slavery".

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  • Apple details the energy use of its always-on HomePod speaker
Apple details the energy use of its always-on HomePod speaker

You can ask him or her the news, which in the United Kingdom will initially come from three sources: BBC, Sky News and LBC. As of right now, the most important feature of the HomePod is its speaker, meaning that it doesn't exactly compare to Amazon and Google's technology.

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  • Alabama inmate's execution off for night
Alabama inmate's execution off for night

The son of a slain Alabama police officer said his father should not be forgotten as courts and media focus on the legal wrangling over whether his father's killer should be executed. "It brings everything back to mind that this guy is still alive and my dad, who never hurt anybody, isn't here anymore", Michael Schulte said. The state has asked t...

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  • Gronk returns to practice Saturday, two days before Patriots fly to Minneapolis
Gronk returns to practice Saturday, two days before Patriots fly to Minneapolis

According to Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk , it appears that the 28-year-old would have been unavailable to play had Super Bowl LII been scheduled for this upcoming Sunday rather than next week. Jaguars safety Barry Church was slapped with a hefty fine for the hit that left Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski with a concussion. For the Eagle...

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  • Apple expands its self-driving vehicle fleet
Apple expands its self-driving vehicle fleet

According to a report of Bloomberg , the feet strength, which was restricted to only three, has now gone up to 27 vehicles, which are Lexus RX450h hybrid SUVs. According to DMV officials, Apple has expanded its fleet of self driving vehicles with the same model cars. Apple has dramatically increased the number of self driving vehicles it...

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  • Feds threatens to subpoena San Francisco, others over immigrant sanctuary
Feds threatens to subpoena San Francisco, others over immigrant sanctuary

Then he criticized the mayors of other cities like NY and New Orleans who also skipped the meeting. The U.S. Department of Justice is again threatening to withhold some crimefighting funds from Bernalillo County over what the Trump administration has called " sanctuary " policies.

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  • Maltese Dog Nearly Died After Owners Dyed Her Hair Violet
Maltese Dog Nearly Died After Owners Dyed Her Hair Violet

The staff shared a photo of Violet with her new owner on Facebook. But when the final bandages came off, they found violet with all of her hair back and looking like she was getting back to normal. Writing on its Facebook page, Pinellas County Animal Services said: "Good thing Violet was peacefully anesthetized". Luckily, after three months...

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  • 7 flu-related deaths reported at Midland Memorial Hospital
7 flu-related deaths reported at Midland Memorial Hospital

The number of flu cases for the week of January 7 almost doubled from the week before, leading experts to believe up-to-date totals will reflect more deaths statewide. This flu season, the center's two clinics in Rohnert Park and Petaluma have administered 6,000 flu vaccines, she said. Many doctors are prescribing Tamiflu to their patients.

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  • Netanyahu at Davos Lobbies World Leaders to Fix Iran Deal
Netanyahu at Davos Lobbies World Leaders to Fix Iran Deal

This stands in contrast with what Trump said in December, when announcing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Netanyahu's participation in Davos , like most everything else going on there throughout the week, will likely be eclipsed by U.S.

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  • 'Saturday Night Live' cold open tackles Trump's exam results
'Saturday Night Live' cold open tackles Trump's exam results

The Trump campaign on Saturday released ads tying Democrats to murders committed by illegal immigrants. Stop illegal immigration now. The video, titled "Complicit", starts with illegal immigrant Luis Bracamontes yelling out during his murder trial, "Only thing that I f-- regret is that I f-- killed two", in reference to the murders of two S...

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  • Is your dog at risk of getting the flu, too?
Is your dog at risk of getting the flu, too?

Protesters with a dog demonstrate near the Brandenburg Gate during the Women's March in Berlin on January 21, 2018. Veterinarian Dr. Scott Pawling of Brunswick Animal Hospital says there are 2 strains of respiratory dog flu floating around out there.

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  • Wozniacki advances to Aust Open semi-final
Wozniacki advances to Aust Open semi-final

Wozniacki levelled at 4-4, and with a backhand victor up the line, the Dane held at love for a 5-4 lead. And while the 27-year-old admitted she is nearing her best form, she believes Federer and Nadal , who split the four men's Grand Slam titles last year, prove she should never be complacent.

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  • New York Needs To Do More To Curb Tobacco Use Among Youth
New York Needs To Do More To Curb Tobacco Use Among Youth

According to the report, the state is one of only two in the nation that provide zero dollars for the programs. "This really helps reduce that", she said. State officials say for the leading cause of preventable death, the state is focused on stopping kids before they start smoking. "Unfortunately, FDA made the decision in July of last year to ...

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  • As flu season gets worse, the costs are climbing
As flu season gets worse, the costs are climbing

The Norwalk Health Department will hold an extra flu clinic at its offices (137 East Avenue) this Thursday, January 25, 3 - 6 p.m. The weekly FluView report also noted that as of week 2 there have been 8,990 total laboratory-confirmed flu-related hospitalizations this season, which is up from 6,486 total flu hospitalizations the previous week...

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  • James Comey's former chief of staff quit the Federal Bureau of Investigation
James Comey's former chief of staff quit the Federal Bureau of Investigation

McCabe said he didn't vote, according to the officials, who, like others interviewed for this article, spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk candidly about a sensitive matter. Mr Trump fired his previous FBI Director, Mr Comey, in May. McCabe had come under fire from conservatives who questioned his impartiality in a probe of Hillary Cli...

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