• More pregnant women smoking pot
More pregnant women smoking pot

More than 20 percent of pregnant teenagers tested positive, and 19 percent of expectant mothers between 18 and 24 had used marijuana while they were pregnant. While marijuana effects on a fetus aren't clear, doctors do caution women that smoking could lead to lower birth weights and developmental problems.

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  • Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania
Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania

The previous record of 44 inches in Morgantown had stood since March 1958. State police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are also urging motorists to avoid travel, citing poor visibility and deteriorating conditions. The high will be near 14, with a wind chill of between minus 5 and 2. - How's this for a white Christmas? On T...

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  • Elderly couple told cops 60 pounds of marijuana was for 'Christmas presents'
Elderly couple told cops 60 pounds of marijuana was for 'Christmas presents'

An 80-year-old man and a 70-year old woman were arrested in Nebraska for carrying over 60 pounds (approximately 27 kilos) of marijuana in their truck. However, they did not have the resources to provide us with any additional details at the time of writing. The couple now face felony charges of possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, and ...

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  • Thomas Fire Officially Becomes Largest Wildfire on California Records
Thomas Fire Officially Becomes Largest Wildfire on California Records

On Friday, the Thomas Fire surpassed California's record-holding 2003 Cedar Fire, which killed 13 civilians and one firefighter, and destroyed 273,246 acres in southern San Diego County. The Thomas fire continues to creep closer to becoming the California's largest wildfire on record, but its days of destroying homes and menacing communities appe...

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  • Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Reaches One Million In 'A Hideous Milestone'
Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Reaches One Million In 'A Hideous Milestone'

Reporting on Saturday, Yemen's al-Masirah television network said Saudi-led warplanes had carried out strikes close to a university in the country's capital of Sana'a, killing two people and injuring an unspecified number of others. "The places where the war is active are the ones most at risk for increase of disease". Marc Poncin, the emergenc...

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  • John Schnatter To Resign As Papa John's CEO
John Schnatter To Resign As Papa John's CEO

The decision comes amid falling sales, which Schnatter blamed last month on protesting National Football League players, who he said were hurting profits. "The focus of the brand needs to be the pizza". It's not the first time Schnatter has stepped down . Schnatter is the face of the company as well and appears in marketing and images for ...

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  • Canada to gain bronze medal from 2014 Olympics
Canada to gain bronze medal from 2014 Olympics

Demchenko and Ivanova were punished along with two speed skaters, three cross country skiers, two bobsledders and two ice hockey players. The results of the athletes will be annuled, and those who won medals will have them stripped. "As some investigations are still ongoing (notably the forensic analysis of the bottles), it can not be excluded ...

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  • Dave Chapelle's Secret Netflix Special to Drop on New Year's Eve
Dave Chapelle's Secret Netflix Special to Drop on New Year's Eve

The intimate setting is the most striking thing in a preview video released by Netflix: Chappelle sits on a stool on a small stage, the crowd almost close enough to touch him. He jokingly takes a swipe at " poor whites" who were duped into voting for Donald Trump , and brags about making enough money past year to rub elbows with rich Hollywood ...

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  • Hyderabad shocker: Woman set on fire in public view
Hyderabad shocker: Woman set on fire in public view

Sumathi said. Sandhya Rani, a company receptionist working in Secunderabad, was on her way home from work around 6.45 pm when Karthik , a former colleague, came on a motorbike and stopped to speak to her. They spoke for about 10 minutes. He told the investigators that he knew Sandhya for three years and loved her deeply. He had purchased petr...

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  • ND Health Department reporting widespread flu activity
ND Health Department reporting widespread flu activity

In the 2015-16 flu season, 6,144 flu cases were reported in El Paso County, compared to 5,844 the previous year. "This is why it is so important that those who haven't received their flu vaccine to get their flu shot now", Resendes said. "The influenza vaccine protects against multiple strains of flu", said Stacey Anderson of the DPHHS Communicable...

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  • Athletes join Diddy's proposal to buy the Carolina Panthers
Athletes join Diddy's proposal to buy the Carolina Panthers

Richardson announced he is putting the team up for sale after this season hours after it was reported he gave large monetary settlements to a few former Panthers employees due to his inappropriate workplace comments and conduct. He will not entertain any inquiries before the last game has been played. Gauging how much the franchise would fetch ...

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  • Fuel Crisis Looms As Oil Workers Begin Strike On Monday — PENGASSAN
Fuel Crisis Looms As Oil Workers Begin Strike On Monday — PENGASSAN

Akpan. PENGASSAN has asked the government to force the management of those companies to recall their laid off workers. The strike action scheduled to commence after 11:59 p.m. The accused companies include Specialty Drilling Fluid, SDF; CETCO, Century Energy, Oil Data Services, Frontier Oil, Universal Energy, Fugro Oil and Mobil Producing Niger...

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  • Remains found in Montana match ages of missing Skelton boys from 2010
Remains found in Montana match ages of missing Skelton boys from 2010

Detective Lieutenant Jeremy Brewer has been on the case since 2013. The boys' father has said he didn't harm his sons. In November, 2010, the Skelton brothers, then ages 9, 7 and 5, never returned from a visit with their father, John Skelton.

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  • Cong may oppose triple talaq Bill if it violates SC verdict Now
Cong may oppose triple talaq Bill if it violates SC verdict Now

The Government of India Friday approved a draft law under which the practice of giving instant triple talaq would be made illegal and void and would attract a jail term of three years for the husband, a government functionary said. So, the triple talaq bill, we consider as a direct interference in the religious matters of the largest community....

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  • Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury
Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert Diagnosed with PCL Injury

The Jazz could certainly use Favors on Saturday, as they will be without Rudy Gobert (knee), who was also injured in Friday's victory over the Celtics . Assuming that Gobert returns in exactly two weeks, he could miss up to eight games. Utah (14-15) went 7-4 in his absence then. He's still one of the NBA's best rim-protecting big men, but ...

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  • Haley displays missile as evidence Iran violating nuclear deal
Haley displays missile as evidence Iran violating nuclear deal

She also referred to a "Shark 33" naval drone rigged with an outboard motor that she said could blow a "six-foot wide hole" in a ship. Specifically, the hangar contains "objects that provide evidence of Iranian weapons proliferation in violation of UN Security Council resolutions 2216 and 2231", Seal said.

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  • Shots fired on Penn State's Beaver campus
Shots fired on Penn State's Beaver campus

Those messages refer to the situation as "contained". No students were hurt in the incident. The school is located 25 miles north west of downtown Pittsburgh. CBS Pittsburgh reports that the woman was shot dead by her auto . Multiple shots were fired just before 4 p.m. near a Penn State Beaver dining hall, where the woman worked, state police L...

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  • BLUNDER: Nigeria forfeits three points to Algeria
BLUNDER: Nigeria forfeits three points to Algeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Egypt and two other countries in preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. "We accept the decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee to fine the NFF and award the match to Algeria", Pinnick said in a statement released by the Communication Department of the Federation.

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  • Newborn with heart outside body survives surgeries
Newborn with heart outside body survives surgeries

Naomi told me: "It was a real shock when the ultrasound showed that her heart was outside her chest and scary because we didn't know what would happen". Vanellope is being treated in the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit. Over two weeks, her heart naturally made its way back into her chest as a result of gravity.

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  • Flu vaccination can be only 10-percent effective, study says
Flu vaccination can be only 10-percent effective, study says

Meanwhile, the DPH recommends children 6 months to 8 years old getting vaccinated for the first time should get two doses of vaccine. "Obviously it's not 100 percent, and you know this year the effectiveness is not where we want it to be but it's still better than zero", said Haman.

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