• 2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters
2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

Floodwaters in North Carolina were still quite high as of September 19. The patients were being taken from Loris Hospital and Waccamaw Mental Health Hospital to McLeod, according to WPDE. Two deputies transporting the patients jumped into action. "The two deputies attempted to extricate the persons being transported", a statement from the Hor...

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  • Aberdeen Shooting: Multiple victims reported in active shooter situation, officials say
Aberdeen Shooting: Multiple victims reported in active shooter situation, officials say

At the time of the shooting, there were 65 workers at the warehouse, and Gahler said she waited until break time, when people would be outside. Inside, where there were about 65 people, she fatally shot Giri and Reyes and also shot Mitchell, Villegas and Purna, who survived.

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  • As floodwaters rise, Florence devastates North Carolina
As floodwaters rise, Florence devastates North Carolina

Mayor Dana Outlaw told NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that numerous creeks in the area are "increasing by the hour" and there's concern about trees falling due to the saturated ground conditions. "This is an extremely long detour, but it is the detour that offers the lowest risk of flooding at this time", said the state department of transportati...

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  • Emirates flight quarantined at JFK with 100 passengers
Emirates flight quarantined at JFK with 100 passengers "coughing nonstop"

The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey confirmed that Emirates flight 203 landed at 9:12 am (1312 GMT) "with a report of multiple sick passengers". She said: " Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on board flight EK203 from Dubai to NY were taken ill". Emirates Airline Flight EK203 touched down in NY around 9am ET Wedne...

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  • Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests
Hotel told to fix Legionella bacteria problem, notify guests

Public health officials in Nashua confirmed two cases of Legionnaires' disease in the city that are unrelated to an outbreak in Hampton. DHHS and the CDC will continue the investigation throughout the Labor Day weekend, including additional environmental testing and conducting interviews and re-interviews with the individuals who contracted the d...

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  • West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool
West Nile virus detected in southern ME mosquito pool

OPH is targeting areas where the county is seeing the disease-carrying mosquitoes and will continue to conduct adult mosquito control events. Officials advise avoiding mosquito bites by getting rid of standing water and wearing repellent.

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  • President Trump criticizes Gillum in tweet, nominee fires back
President Trump criticizes Gillum in tweet, nominee fires back

Gillum defeated former Congresswoman Gwen Graham , who previously represented Florida's 2nd district in the House and whose father, Bob Graham , had previously served as governor of the state. Josie Parke, 68, an interior designer in Coral Gables, said Trump's backing swayed her vote for DeSantis, too. Trump doesn't know the meaning of po...

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  • Doan to serve as pallbearer for McCain's memorial
Doan to serve as pallbearer for McCain's memorial

John McCain in his workplace of more than three decades. "I felt like if there was any good day for it, today was going to be the day", he said of the pin. Jeff Flake delivered a touching benediction. Members of the public in Arizona will later be able to pay their respects. The memorial tributes followed a few days of confusion at the Wh...

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  • Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death
Flags at White House back at full staff after McCain's death

When ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl asked the president for "any thoughts on the legacy of John McCain ", Trump heard the question but ignored him several times during a Mexico trade announcement in front of reporters, according to Karl.

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  • No amount of alcohol is good for your health, study says
No amount of alcohol is good for your health, study says

Researchers found alcohol use was the leading risk factor for death and disability and accounted for almost 10 per cent of annual global deaths -about 2.8 million annually. They estimate that consuming just one drink per day increases the risk of developing one of 23 alcohol-related health problems by 0.5 per cent, compared with not drinking at...

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  • First Case of Human West Nile Reported in Lincoln County
First Case of Human West Nile Reported in Lincoln County

A crow found in Washtenaw County has tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials said. As of August 10, the virus had been found in 33 California counties, compared to 31 counties a year ago. -Repair: Keep mosquitoes outside. Empty any unused flowerpots and wading pools, and change the water in birdbaths frequently. Cover up your expo...

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  • Illegal immigrant charged in the death of missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts
Illegal immigrant charged in the death of missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Rivera was employed and resided in Poweshiek County for four to seven years, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Richard Rahn said at a press conference in Montezuma on the afternoon of August 21. Rivera is being held in the Poweshiek County Jail, where he faces charges filed in the Poweshiek County District Court. Pri...

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  • Air quality alert issued for parts of Minnesota until Tuesday
Air quality alert issued for parts of Minnesota until Tuesday

Wildfire smoke originating in Canada is now clouding the skies over central and northeast Minnesota. "The millions of vehicles on Bay Area roads during these hot summer months create unhealthy air quality and make breathing more hard for many", said Jack Broadbent, executive officer of the air district.

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  • NYU will offer a full ride to all medical students
NYU will offer a full ride to all medical students

Medical Schools". NYU leaders also hope the fund will enable the school to attract more diverse candidates who won't be deterred from pursuing a career in medicine because of debt. The Journal also reported that Johns Hopkins students who borrow graduate with a median debt of $110,000; the national average is $195,000. We were horrified: The not...

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  • Men who wear boxer shorts have far better sperm, study suggests
Men who wear boxer shorts have far better sperm, study suggests

After adjusting for other factors like age, weight and the time of day the sample was collected, researchers found that men who wore boxers had a 25 percent higher concentration of sperm and 17 percent higher sperm count than those who favored other underwear styles.

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