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Slowdown In MERS Cases For Saudi Arabia, Iran Confirms 2 Cases For Disease

More than 560 people have been infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus since its discovery two years ago in Saudi Arabia, with 179 of those folks succumbing to the illness. In April, a rise in cases led the country’s King Abdullah to fire the health minister and criticized the infection control processes […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Former Thailand Education Minister Arrested, Doesn’t Condone Recent Coup

Chaturon Chaisaeng, Thailand’s former education minister, was recently arrested after he came out from hiding to condemn the coup. He said the coup would be bad for Thailand. And, right before being arrested, Chaiseaeng said he wouldn’t mobilize a resistance or go underground. Coup leaders, Monday, combined their legal hold after getting the king’s endorsement.  […]

May 27th, 2014 | Posted in New | Read More »

Free Hepatitis A Vaccinations For Red Robin Customers In Springfield

Missouri health officials are offering free hepatitis A vaccinations for nearly 5,000 people who recently visited a Springfield restaurant. According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, a worker at the 3720 S. Glenstone Red Robin restaurant had the liver infection. Any person who ate at the establishment between May 8 and May 16 is eligible […]

May 24th, 2014 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

eBay Under Fire For Hacker Attack Mismanagement

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eBay first felt that the information of its customers was safe after forensic investigators looked over the network security breach uncovered in the early part of May and making its discovery known this week to the public. That’s according to a senior executive with the company. The company has been scrutinized for its management and […]

May 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Tennessee Passes Controversial Electric Chair Bill For Death Row Inmates

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The state of Tennessee has taken its own measure to deal with the shortage of the lethal injection drugs. It’s bringing back the electric chair. On Thursday, Rep. Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill that allows the state to use the electric chair on death row inmates on the off-chance that the state is unable […]

May 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Featured,New | Read More »

People Urged To Throw Away Evergreen Fresh Sprouts Products

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, people are being urged not to eat Evergreen Fresh Sprouts’ raw clover sprouts after various reports that people have gotten sick with E. coli in Idaho and Washington. The report states there are seven confirmed cases with three possible cases of the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli […]

May 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Roger Rodas’ Widow Files Lawsuit Against Porsche For November 2013 Accident That Killed Paul Walker and Her Husband

The wife of Roger Rodas, the driver of the Porsche Carerra GT that killed Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker, has filed a lawsuit against Porsche Cars North America. In the lawsuit, Kristine Rodas claims the Carerra GT was only going 55mph and did not have the basic safety features that could have saved the […]

May 13th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Mount St. Helens’ Magma Levels On Rise, No Imminent Danger Of Eruption

Although Washington State’s Mount St. Helens’ magma levels have risen, evidence suggests the active stratovolcano is not going to erupt any time soon. That’s according to researchers during the yearly Seismological Society of America meeting held in Alaska. Seth Moran, the key researcher and a Cascades Volcano Observatory seismologist, said six years ago a minute […]

May 3rd, 2014 | Posted in New | Read More »

Baseless Lawsuit: 5 Popular Entertainers Sued For Allegedly Stealing Inmate’s Written Lyrics

Well-known entertainers are being sued by a California inmate for allegedly stealing lyrics he wrote while in jail. Jay Z, Beyonce, Chris Brown, Rihanna and Kanye West are all named in the April 21 suit brought forth by Richard Dupree for their part in the alleged crime. The suit states the party allegedly worked with […]

May 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

Apple Receives $120M Award In Patent Case Against Samsung

Apple was recently awarded $120 million dollars against Samsung in its patent case. The jury bestowed amount is far less than the $2 billion dollars Cupertino had hoped to receive from the company. Apple, in the meantime, will need to give the Korean electronics maker $158,400 for its own infringement. The trial started last month, […]

May 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Business,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

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