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Feb 04 2016

Judge refuses to throw out sex assault case against Cosby

A United States judge paved the way yesterday for disgraced TV legend Bill Cosby to stand trial on a sexual assault charge dating back more than a decade, throwing out ...

Feb 04 2016

Super Bowl 50's Quarterbacks: So Talented And So Different

However, even though the general public is backing the Panthers, there could still be a lot of money bet in favor of the Broncos before the kickoff this Sunday. In fact i...

Feb 04 2016

Kasich counting on New Hampshire primary

Despite coming in a statistical tie for last in Iowa among candidates who people still remember are running (sorry, Rick Santorum and Jim Gilmore), Kasich now sits in ...

Feb 04 2016

Zika threat prompts blood donation precaution

Infectious disease specialist Peter Hotez said the Red Cross is taking a "reasonable" approach to reduce the risk of Zika in their blood supply . This is especiall...

Feb 04 2016

It's on: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will debate in New Hampshire

Democratic voters were angry as Wasserman Schultz had set up a debate schedule that buried the Democratic debates on weekends and holidays. "We did that last week, and th...

Feb 04 2016

Uber to deliver puppies on demand

Participants will be charged a $30 fee which will be matched by Animal Planet and donated to participating animal welfare organizations. Each team owner gets to select th...

Feb 03 2016

Gaza's Hamas rulers says 2 fighters dead in tunnel collapse

The rest have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops. Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules the Gaza Strip, praised the attack as "heroic", lauding the assai...

Feb 03 2016

Centre forms technical group to monitor Zika virus situation

Pregnant women, and those intending on getting pregnant, are being advised to stay away from areas impacted by the Zika virus, including parts of the Caribbean. Legacy Co...

Feb 03 2016

Sexually-transmitted Zika case confirmed in Texas

The patient had sexual contact with a person who recently returned from a country where widespread Zika infections have been reported. According to the World Health...

Feb 03 2016

Zika virus confirmed in Texas, transmitted through sexual contact

The CDC has not confirmed that the virus was transmitted sexually, but according to the organization's website , spread of the virus through blood transfusion and se...

Feb 03 2016

Gov't says four Canadians infected with Zika virus after travel

The WHO said on Sunday the rapid spread of Zika in the Americas was due to a lack of immunity among a population that had not been previously exposed to the virus. Pe...

Feb 03 2016

Clinton campaigns with Giffords, focuses on gun control

Cruz, who campaigned and organized exhaustively in Iowa, put into motion a strong ground game to get Iowans to the caucuses. Referring to the city's majority-black popu...

Feb 03 2016

Government says three Canadians infected with Zika virus after travel

Zika symptoms are very similar to that of dengue and chikungunya - fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis, muscle pain and headache. SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazilian President Di...

Feb 03 2016

Clinton takes Iowa, beating back Sanders' strong challenge

And I think we'll do well". For Cruz , the victory showed that he did the right thing in sticking to his hard-line conservatism, courting evangelicals , bashing the m...

Feb 02 2016

WHO declares Zika virus a global public health emergency

Currently, there is no specific treatment or vaccine for Zika virus. "Members of the committee agreed that the situation meets the conditions for a public health emerge...

Feb 02 2016

Health official: Only a matter of time before Zika virus reaches Ohio

The CDC has issued a travel warning for the Zika virus, which has been spreading northward from Central America. The Jambi Health Agency is anticipating the possible sp...

Feb 02 2016

Singapore seizes bank accounts in Malaysian fund probe

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak is not one of those suspected of wrongdoing in the Swiss probe into misappropriation of US$4 billion from 1MDB, the Attorney-General's Of...

Feb 02 2016

Colombia has more than 2000 Zika cases in pregnant women

CNN's Shasta Darlington visited what's become as "ground zero " for the Zika virus: Recife, Brazil and met a woman whose infant son has the birth defect linked to the ...

Jan 31 2016

Brazil leader vows to win war against Zika-carrying mosquito

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list of Zika locales. The tropical virus is blamed for causing brain damage in babies as it sweeps through Latin America, and...

Jan 31 2016

Illinois health officials report 3rd case of Zika virus

It causes mild fever, rash, muscle pain, joint pain, headache, pain behind the eyes and conjunctivitis. More than 20 countries in South America have reported cases ...