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  • This army base once drove West Oakland’s economy. Now it drives discrimination. 23 Jul 2017 00:25 Salon This article originally appeared on Grist. A veil of dust covers the windowsills of Ray Kidd’s home. Outside, in his backyard, particles coat a lemon tree, sticking to the fruit’s pimpled, yellow skin. “Diesel pollution,” says the 72-year-old Kidd, who …
  • Police and firefighters contact PTSD support charity following recent traumas 23 Jul 2017 00:12 Jersey Evening Post Around 30 police officers and firefighters have been in contact with a charity for support with post-traumatic stress in the wake of major incidents like Grenfell Tower and recent terror attacks. The figures from PTSD999 come amidst warnings from the …
  • Cops take tips on Dial-100 facility 22 Jul 2017 22:05 Calcutta Telegraph Patna, July 22: Bihar is contemplating introduction of a Dial-100 project on the lines of those operating in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh to rush assistance to people in distress in 3-30 minutes. A police team led by inspector-general (IG) ( …
  • Nonstop Expansion: Cleaning Up In The Restoration Business 22 Jul 2017 16:21 FranchiseLawNews.com Mark Davis acquired a small restoration company called Rocky Mountain Catastrophe in Denver in 1996. He was just 27 and didn't know anything about the restoration industry. But it turned out he had a knack for making businesses successful. He and his …
  • Trump says he has 'complete power to pardon' as Russian investigation intensifies 22 Jul 2017 15:52 The Sydney Morning Herald Washington: President Donald Trump on Saturday asserted the "complete power to pardon" relatives, aides and possibly even himself in response to investigations into Russia's meddling in last year's election, as he came to the defense of …
  • Trump says he has 'complete power to pardon' 22 Jul 2017 15:45 The Age Washington: President Donald Trump on Saturday asserted the "complete power to pardon" relatives, aides and possibly even himself in response to investigations into Russia's meddling in last year's election, as he came to the defense of …
  • Advocates want changes in Mississippi mental health system 22 Jul 2017 15:09 McClatchy At 6:30 p.m., he still wore his hospital wristbands from the night before — one on each arm. The patient, we'll call him John, had been ping-ponged from hospital to hospital in the middle of a psychotic episode. At midnight, he took an ambulance ride …
  • Woman who had heart attack in Wrexham thanks ambulance staff for saving her life 22 Jul 2017 14:27 Leader A woman has thanked quick-thinking ambulance staff who saved her life after she suffered a heart attack. Lucy Shennan, 46, from Holywell, suffered a heart attack while in work at ScottishPower in Rhostyllen, Wrexham on June 19. The quick-thinking actions …
  • Rain eases leaving large swathes of eastern South Island under water and some evacuated residents not back home 22 Jul 2017 10:38 TVNZ The huge storm that's lashed much of New Zealand has passed, but Civil Defence is warning that extensive flooding still poses a danger. Send your weather videos and pictures to news@tvnz.co.nz, or through our Facebook page.  Rivers burst their banks …
  • ‘Five friends go out and take ecstasy, one doesn’t come home’ 22 Jul 2017 09:43 The Guardian In a small, square garden behind a terraced house in Liverpool, Michelle Shevlin is showing me the tattoo she got soon after her only daughter died. “It already had the ‘Stephanie’,” she says, pointing to the name etched across her wrist. “Then I got the …
  • ‘Five friends go out and take ecstasy, one doesn’t come home’: the rise of super-strength pills 22 Jul 2017 09:25 The Guardian In a small, square garden behind a terraced house in Liverpool, Michelle Shevlin is showing me the tattoo she got soon after her only daughter died. “It already had the ‘Stephanie’,” she says, pointing to the name etched across her wrist. “Then I got the …
  • LIVE: Rain eases leaving large swathes of eastern South Island under water and some evacuated residents not back home 22 Jul 2017 08:46 TVNZ 1 NEWS brings you the latest news from a severe storm that has hit much of New Zealand. Send your weather videos and pictures to news@tvnz.co.nz, or through our Facebook page.  Rivers burst their banks across the east of the city and a state of emergency …
  • One cybercrime in every 10 minutes in first six months of 2017: report 22 Jul 2017 07:31 livemint.com New Delhi: The rate of cybercrime has increased in 2017, as one case of cybercrime was reported in every 10 minutes in the first six months, said a report in The Economic Times. According to Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), 27,482 cases …
  • EIL participates in mega Mock Disaster Drill 22 Jul 2017 07:24 4-traders EIL participates in mega Mock Disaster Drill Engineers India Limited (EIL) took part in a mega mock drill organised by Delhi Government in association with National Disaster Management Authority on June 30, 2017 to check preparedness of state machinery in …
  • Rand Memorial Hospital Patients Evacuated Due to Kitchen Fire 22 Jul 2017 06:52 Bahamas Press Chaos erupts at Rand Memorial Hospital on Grand Bahama following a fire… PM assessing fire at RAND. FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – Patients and staff were evacuated from the Rand Memorial Hospital at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 17 as a result of a fire in the …
  • Explosive email in pay dispute warns Ashes series under threat 22 Jul 2017 06:22 The Sydney Morning Herald Australia's cricketers have been warned this summer's Ashes series could be scrapped even if a new pay deal is tentatively reached with the game's governing body. In an explosive email from Australian Cricketers Association chief Alistair …
  • 'It's like they trap you inside the system' 22 Jul 2017 05:15 Merced Sun Star At 6:30 p.m., he still wore his hospital wristbands from the night before — one on each arm. The patient, we'll call him John, had been ping-ponged from hospital to hospital in the middle of a psychotic episode. At midnight, he took an ambulance ride …
  • Vigilance is the best approach for fire safety 22 Jul 2017 03:23 Nation Islamabad - Majority of fire incidents occur due to careless behaviour as evident from the three years data of fire emergencies from Provincial Monitoring Cell (PMC) of Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122. From 2014 to 2016, the number of fire …
  • Only Five Percent Survive. I'm One of the Five Percent 22 Jul 2017 03:16 KSOO Getty Images On Thursday, May 18 a little past three in the afternoon my life changed. Forever. That morning was just like any other morning. I went to work just like any other day. Went home and enjoyed some leftovers from the night before. I love to eat …
  • Fight Over New York Subways Is as Much Political as It Is Financial 22 Jul 2017 03:12 The New York Times But the crisis has occurred on their watch. As Mr. Cuomo has taken a more prominent role in dealing with the problem — and has been assailed in recent polls over his handling of the subway — he has become increasingly annoyed with what he perceives as Mr. …
  • Cooperative Big Island firefighting contains brush fire 22 Jul 2017 01:56 Hawaii Army Weekly PTA firefighters, with help from Hawaii county, state and other federal agencies fought to “maintain the wet line,” to prevent a brush fire in Waimea on the Big Island from jumping across Highway 190. (Photos by Pohakuloa Training Area Firefighter Dathan …
  • Capital at heart of nation's Aids epidemic 22 Jul 2017 01:53 Bangkok Post A health official shows an HIV testing kit at Government House in May. City Hall has made HIV testing and treatment one of its top health priorities. THANARAK KHUNTON Bangkok lies at the heart of Thailand's Aids epidemic. The risk of infection is …
  • Reflections on the storm, one year later 22 Jul 2017 01:44 West Central Tribune Larson said it took no more than a 45-second meeting for her family to agree that the trip should be cut short. "It's a no-brainer. When 60 percent of your community is without power, you come home," she said. Larson, along with Rice Lake …
  • The Owen Lab: On the Road to Widespread Covert Awareness Testing 21 Jul 2017 22:44 altmuslim On July 19, 2013, I had been in a coma for ten days, my less-than-welcome birthday present to Keith’s mom, who has been like a second mother to me. On the same day, nineteen-year-old Juan spent a night out with his friends. The next morning, his mom awoke …
  • Top 7 Jamaican & Caribbean News Stories for the week ending July 21st, 2017 21 Jul 2017 22:35 Jamaicans —————————————- THIS WEEK’S TOP NEWS STORIES —————————————- BIG OIL SPILL IN KINGSTON’S HARBOR Jamaica’s National Environmental and Planning Agency (NEPA) reported a major oil spill in Kingston Harbor near Petrojam at about 10 AM on June 20, 2017. At the …
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