• OH senators hope proposed legislation will curb online sex trafficking
OH senators hope proposed legislation will curb online sex trafficking

Portman said. "The Communications Decency Act is a well-intentioned law, but it was never meant to help protect sex traffickers who prey on the most innocent and vulnerable among us". "This is targeting the Backpage.coms of the world". Backpage shut down its adult section last month after the Senate report came out. Authorities say prosecut...

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  • 83% of LA residents support hosting 2028 Olympics
83% of LA residents support hosting 2028 Olympics

Both Paris and Los Angeles had wanted to host the 2024 Olympics, with the victor to be officially named by the International Olympic Committee on September 13 in the Peruvian capital Lima. L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson said he hopes the deal gets the required approval from the council's ad hoc committee on the Olympic bid and then the...

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  • Florida Now Has 1st Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Of 2017
Florida Now Has 1st Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Of 2017

There have now been 118 reported cases of Zika in Florida in 2017, 90 of which were travel related . There is no evidence of ongoing transmission of Zika by mosquitoes in any area of Florida, the department emphasized in the release. At Governor Scott's direction, all county health departments offer free Zika risk assessment and testing to pregn...

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  • Amherstburg mom and son killed in multi-vehicle 401 pileup
Amherstburg mom and son killed in multi-vehicle 401 pileup

It involved a auto, which ended up in a ditch off the highway, and a vehicle. Police said a 42-year-old woman and 14-year-old boy, both passengers in the pickup, were pronounced dead at the scene. The man is in serious condition while the boy has non-life-threatening injuries. Schmidt said the highway in the area was closed for several hours bu...

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  • Has $1041000 Stake in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
Has $1041000 Stake in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)

The stock rose 0.03% or $0.02 reaching $70.46. Overall, volume was down 94.23% under the stocks normal daily volume. AbbVie Inc (AbbVie) is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV), maintained return on investment for the last twelve months at 12.64, higher than what Reuters data shows regarding industry's average.

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  • Woman says mom got flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach
Woman says mom got flesh-eating bacteria at Myrtle Beach

ABC11 reached out to the City of Myrtle Beach. On Monday, the city of Myrtle Beach addressed the incident on its own Facebook page, saying it was aware of the woman's claim but could not definitively confirm she had caught the flesh-eating bacteria while swimming in the ocean.

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  • Gum disease linked to cancers in older women, says study
Gum disease linked to cancers in older women, says study

For those women who never smoked but had gum disease, other cancers, such as melanoma, were associated with higher risk, the researchers said. The researchers monitored cancer outcomes through September 2013. Although the investigators felt confident about their findings, they did note that since the study utilized self-reported data, the prevalenc...

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  • Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.27
Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.27

Therefore 76% are positive. Moving Averages of Clovis Oncology, Inc. $62.43's average target is -30.20% below currents $89.44 stock price. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $-8.13 and is estimated to be $-5.62 for the current year with 44,772,000 shares now outstanding.

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  • Senate Dems spell out conditions on bipartisan tax reform
Senate Dems spell out conditions on bipartisan tax reform

The Senate originally had been scheduled to begin the break at the end of this month, but McConnell delayed it, citing unfinished business that includes addressing a backlog of executive and judicial nominations ahead of a busy agenda in September, when the Senate must pass a defense spending bill and raise the government's borrowing limit.

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  • Niagara River's black water result of 'routine maintenance'
Niagara River's black water result of 'routine maintenance'

A foul-smelling black cloud of wastewater discharge appeared at the base of the Niagara Falls, initially prompting fears of an oil leak. The huge quantity of black liquid swamped the dock on the U.S. "We apologize for causing alarm to residents, tourists and others", it continued. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sa...

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  • Actor & CCL Vice-captain Dies of Cardiac Arrest
Actor & CCL Vice-captain Dies of Cardiac Arrest

An adherent fan of cricket, he was also a star player for Karnataka Bulldozers, the Celebrity Cricket League team, which is led by "Kiccha" Sudeep. However, after his sudden demise, the entire Kannada industry went into shock. He had played and represented India in the Dear Cricket World Cup in 2005. Dhruv however became a household name with his s...

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  • Kentucky doctor delivers baby before giving birth herself
Kentucky doctor delivers baby before giving birth herself

In an act of serious excellence, Dr. Hess got out of her own bed and helped the mother in crisis deliver a healthy baby. Johnson says, "I lucked out to be in the hospital with you, I've been talking about you for a week now". It is said that the woman, Leah Halliday Johnson, was in labour with her umbilical cord wrapped around her baby's neck. He...

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  • Mideast's Etihad working with Australia in plane plot probe
Mideast's Etihad working with Australia in plane plot probe

Four men were arrested in Sydney on Saturday evening, with security tightened across all major Australian domestic and worldwide airports as investigators search several homes across the city. "Passengers are also asked to limit the amount of carry-on and checked baggage where possible as this will help to ensure security screening is efficie...

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  • Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli for donating signed bat to his Foundation
Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli for donating signed bat to his Foundation

The jersey was handed over to Shahid Afridi after the two teams met in their group stage encounter of the recently concluded ICC Champions Trophy. Kohli wrote: "You re most welcome Shahid Bhai". Amir recently returned to the Pakistan team after a five-year suspension for spot-fixing, and Kohli's gift was a way of welcoming Amir back to the global...

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  • Study sheds new light on chronic fatigue syndrome
Study sheds new light on chronic fatigue syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) as many sufferers prefer it called, is still one of the more mysterious ailments physicians grapple with. Antiviral and anti-inflammatory drugs have, in the past, demonstrated sporadic effectiveness in managing ME/CFS, so the team turned to analyzing immune proteins and cell types...

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  • Blowing out candles on birthday cakes boost frosting bacteria by 1400%
Blowing out candles on birthday cakes boost frosting bacteria by 1400%

To test aerosol transfer to cake, the researchers said that they spread icing evenly over foil then birthday candles were placed through the foil into a Styrofoam base. Bacteria are everywhere and usually already present on the cake, but by blowing out the candles a person is able to contaminate the baked treat with illnesses that are transferred p...

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  • Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says
Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says

The surprising results from Italian researchers showed that the benefits of consuming a balance of fruits, nuts, vegetables, and fish were strongly influenced by socioeconomic standing, with no actual gains observed for the less advantaged in life.

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  • BP beats on Q2 net profit
BP beats on Q2 net profit

It's a hard time to be an oil giant: oil prices have been hovering around the $50 mark for months now, leaving oil companies (and the likes of Opec) looking for ways to cut costs, hence that Angolan write-off. Underlying production for the quarter increased 7.0%, due to the ramp-up of major projects. BP plans to start operating its Persephone p...

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  • LA Reaches Deal to Host 2028 Summer Olympics
LA Reaches Deal to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles will host the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paris will have 2024, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday. Paris , the French capital , is set to stage the 2024 summer Olympic Games after rival candidate city Los Angeles accepted to host the 2028 Games.

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  • Funds to 28 DU colleges stopped
Funds to 28 DU colleges stopped

Colleges have members suggested by both Delhi government and the university and after the committee is constituted, the government can raise concerns through its appointed members. He said that DU had written to the government on Monday, assuring that governing bodies of all colleges funded by the government would be formed within two weeks.

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