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Bloomington mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

Bloomington mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

The easiest and best way to avoid West Nile virus, Zika virus or other mosquito-borne disease is to prevent them from biting. Past year there were 155 cases across the state. Most people with this type of West Nile virus recover completely, but fatigue and weakness can last for weeks or months. Those with more severe illness may experience stiff neck, nausea, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, and lack of co-ordination or paralysis. Read More

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Tropical storm expected to form Monday near Mexico

Tropical storm expected to form Monday near Mexico

Tropical Storm Franklin is expected to keep moving in the same direction for the next 48 hours, with forecasters predicting it will move across the Yucatan Peninsula Monday night and Tuesday. There is an outside shot that Franklin could strengthen rapidly to a hurricane prior to landfall tonight. The tropical storm will be named Franklin once the winds reach 39 miles per hour. Read More

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Venezuela still searching for 10 base attackers

Venezuela still searching for 10 base attackers

Borges called the building, with its gold cupola, the "symbol of popular sovereignty". "It should be known this assembly was true to its mandate". When the constituent assembly first met on Saturday, the influential deputy leader of the governing socialist party, Diosdado Cabello, suggested it should meet for two years rather than six months as originally planned. Read More

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Two boys scouts electrocuted and killed while sailing

Two boys scouts electrocuted and killed while sailing

The third victim, 11-year-old Thomas Parry who survived, was found unresponsive in another boat nearby, the Longview News-Journal reports. The injured Boy Scout is now in critical condition at LSU Health in Shreveport. They were all were part of Troop 620 from Hallsville, Texas, Parks and Wildlife said . "Continue to pray for all families involved in this unbelievable tragedy", Dewayne Stephens wrote in the post. Read More

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Ayesha Gulalai used and bought by PML-N: Imran khan

Ayesha Gulalai used and bought by PML-N: Imran khan

He said the Inspector General of Punjab had been ordered to provide security to Gulalai, who was receiving threats following her disclosures against the PTI chief. Earlier today, the National Assembly passed a resolution, supported by the PML-N, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement, calling for the formation of a committee to probe Gulalai's allegations. Read More

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72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima

72nd Anniversary of the first atomic bomb in Hiroshima

He referred to the adoption in July 2017 of the treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons by United Nations member states as a positive development. (Credit: Jiji Press/AFP) Attendants observe a minute of silence at the 72nd anniversary memorial. He referred to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons approved July 7 at a United Nations conference and said, "the governments of all countries must now strive to advance further toward a nuclear-weapon-free world". Read More

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'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

'A Good Man.' Donald Trump Defends National Security Adviser Amid Criticism

Breitbart attacks quoting "administration officials" alleged McMaster opposed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appearing alongside Trump at the president's recent visit to the Western Wall. Campaign loyalists and allies of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn have been purged with increasing rapidity in recent weeks, and the battle for the NSC is developing by the day. Read More

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Angry mob attack the leader of the opposition Rahul Gandhi

Angry mob attack the leader of the opposition Rahul Gandhi

While reacting on attack on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's convoy in Gujarat, Chidambaram tweeted, "Abuse, false charges, suppression of protests and now violence: nevertheless, BJP will not succeed in making Congress-mukt Bharat". "In yesterday's incident, BJP workers threw such a huge stone that my personal security officer was injured. When Assam was reeling under floods, 25,42,000 people were affected and 4,084 villages in 29 districts of Assam were also hit", said Congress MP from ... Read More

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Bank of England cuts growth forecasts as Brexit weighs

Bank of England cuts growth forecasts as Brexit weighs

Sterling - supported recently on hopes of an interest rate rise - fell back against the dollar in the wake of the Bank's remarks, by nearly a cent, to $1.3160. "Households looked through Brexit-related uncertainty initially, but more recently. they have cut back on spending, slowing the economy", BoE governor Mark Carney told a press conference on Thursday. Read More

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Why We Can't Stop Reading Trump Transcripts

Why We Can't Stop Reading Trump Transcripts

Politicians using kids to improve their image is nothing new, but the White House's current technique is gross. But, more likely, the leak is a thinly veiled cry for help either from someone who would like to still have a career in government when this is all over, or someone who would like to still have an inhabitable planet when this is all over. Read More

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Iran's Supreme Leader Endorses Hassan Rouhani As President For Second Term

Trump has expressed skepticism about the nuclear agreement, which significantly reduced the scope of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions , and has sought other ways to keep the pressure on Tehran . South Korea's parliamentary leader has urged North Korea to learn lessons from the Iran nuclear agreement and return to nuclear talks. He will be sworn-in as the president on Saturday, according to Reuters . Read More

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Vatican urges Venezuela to put new assembly on hold

Vatican urges Venezuela to put new assembly on hold

It was not immediately clear who will replace her, or whether she will now be tried. The assembly, elected in a controversial ballot on July 30 that the opposition boycotted, voted on Saturday to permanently remove Ortega Diaz, 59, from her post after the Supreme Court ruled on Friday evening to suspend her and send her to trial. Read More

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Presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu set to become 15th VP

Presidential elections: BJP's Venkaiah Naidu set to become 15th VP

Naidu, an NDA nominee, was today elected as India's next Vice President , receiving an overwhelming two-third votes against opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi. He said the fight in the election was for free thought, free speech, pluralism and secularism. Addressing an event about India's "missile man" and former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Naidu had said his initials stood for "Anything is Possible with Just Attitude and Karma". Read More

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Rain chances increase throughout the weekend

Rain chances increase throughout the weekend

That larger complex of storms will eventually shift into our far eastern counties late Sunday morning, but additional scattered storms will remain possible throughout the day Sunday as another cold front approaches the area. Highs will be in the upper 80s. A few evening showers are possible, but for the most part, most of tonight will be dry but muggy. The average high predicted for the next few days will be closer to 90 degrees. Read More

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Edmond quake downgraded to magnitude 4.2

Edmond quake downgraded to magnitude 4.2

The strongest was Wednesday's 4.2 near Edmond, which struck at 10:56 pm CDT. The fourth quake detected in central Oklahoma in one day has been recorded near Edmond, Oklahoma. It knocked out two electric substations, leaving about 1,900 customers without power for about an hour. The second was a 3.5-magnitude about 12:15 a.m. Read More

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