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Counterfeit Narcotics Found In Prince's Pill Bottles

Prince died of an overdose of the powerful opioid fentanyl, according to autopsy results released in June. Almost two dozen prescription narcotic pills were found in a bottle of the over-the-counter medicine Aleve, the source tells the AP.

U.S. Fighter Jets Warn Away Syrian Warplanes

Thursday's close call prompted the USA -led coalition to begin patrolling the airspace over Hasakah , and led to another incident Friday, in which two Syrian Su-24 bombers attempted to fly through the area but were met by coalition fighter jets, a U...

Afghan Taliban capture strategic district in northern Kunduz province

Afghan officials also confirmed the fall of Khan Abad district in northern Kunduz province to the Taliban in overnight fighting and say heavy fighting is taking place in the nearby Aliabad district. Special operations commandos arrived from Kabu...

Zika virus can remain in sperm for 6 months

Officials believe the numbers could be much higher, but eight out of every 10 people infected by the virus show no symptoms. HHS made the declaration at the request of Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla. Among them are 1,035 pregnant wom...

Phelps and Ledecky Recreate Autograph Picture From First Time They Met

Ledecky, another Maryland native, is now one of the top competitors of all time in the sport of swimming, and despite her dominance, at one time she was just another Phelps fan. "(Phleps has) had a huge impact on a lot of the young swimmers on the te...

Florida Governor Rick Scott: Locally Acquired Zika Virus Cases Rise To 30

The number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus stands at 254. Two more people have caught Zika virus in Florida, making for a total of 30 local cases of Zika in the Miami area, state health officials said Monday. DOH has also coordinated mosquito ...

Excessive Heat Watch issued for northern half of Delmarva

The National Weather Service forecasts heat index values around 105°F (Fahrenheit). today and possibly greater than 110°F on Saturday . The event is now planned from 5 to 9 p.m. Temperatures head to the 100s today and are expected to reach 105...

DEA Says Marijuana Is Not Effective Medicine, Denies Petition To Reshedule

The decision means that pot will remain illegal for any goal under federal law, despite laws in 25 states and District of Columbia that have legalized pot for either medicinal or recreational use. More than half the states have legalized the drug f...

Three new West Nile cases confirmed in Mississippi

The area also had a mosquito trap test positive last week, which led to more spraying on August 3 and 4. Wear long-sleeved shirts and long trousers if you plan to be outdoors at dawn or dusk . The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has detected the ...

New FDA tobacco regulations start Monday

The rule - finalized in May by the FDA - comes into effect as anti-tobacco health groups have raised concerns that e-cigarettes are increasingly becoming a gateway to tobacco products. Manufacturers of the more than 100,000 different nicotine vapor p...

Racing only the clock, Ledecky cruises to world record

The United States finally swam to gold Sunday night, and did it in fine fashion. Ledecky kicked off the first wall with a lead of almost a body length and steadily pulled away from the overmatched field, her powerful arms churning through the wat...

England Issues Florida Zika Travel Advisory For Pregnant Women Following Miami Cases

The biggest concern, nevertheless, is the connection between Zika disease in pregnant women and brain damage in their own babies, including microcephaly, which leaves babies with other acute brain defects and abnormally small heads. "As far as survei...

Woman's rescue by human chain in MD caught on video

Six inches of rain fell in two hours, causing the Patapsco River to gush through streets. The deadly floods have killed at least two people and stranded more than 100 in the suburbs of Baltimore over the weekend. The overflowing water raged throug...

Officials react to first Zika-related birth defect cases in California

Once a travel-related case is identified, public health officials and local mosquito control agencies are notified to take action to minimize the potential for local spread. Pregnant women should be tested for the Zika virus at each prenatal visit, ...

Scientific research at a loss to prove dental floss works

The American Dental Association's site states that flossing removes plaque, which can in turn help prevent gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums that can eventually cause you to lose your teeth. An investigation by Associated Press looked at ...

Beckham OK after being cleated at Giants practice

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.is fine. "I came from across the country pretty much and I was just up, and it just so happened that (James' friend and business partner) Maverick Carter, who's a guy that I work with closely, he texted me and he...

An Antibiotic Found In Our Noses Fights MRSA

This nostril-dwelling bacterium is also a species of Staphylococcus bacteria called S. lugdunensis . Antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA, which kills 20,000 Americans each year, are of growing concern for clinicians and micro...

Deutsche Bank profits drops close to zero in second quarter

Germany's largest lender on Wednesday reported a second-quarter bottom-line profit of 20 million euros ($22 million). He also said that banking customers will increasingly feel the impact of low interest rates, a fundamental symptom of Europe's econo...

Our Brains Are More Complex (And Beautiful) Than We Thought

Scientists like to say the human brain is the most complex object in the universe - three pounds of fluid and tissue, about which we understand only a fraction. "It's a step towards understanding why we're we", said David Kleinfeld, a neuroscientis...

Shark sightings close Coney Island Beach

Lifeguards were ordered to keep the waters clear of humans, as officials determine if the sightings are indeed sharks, or some other type of ocean creature. The Parks Dept.is asking people to stay out of the water, and to report risky conditions to b...

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Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots

New Castle County has seen the highest number of confirmed cases with 24 people, while there have been 12 cases in Kent County and 10 cases in Sussex County. Saul said he's seen on...

This could be a bad flu season

However, doctors insist we can not underestimate the importance of "herd immunity", and that the shot may be more effective as lessening illness in those who do get sick. "We're...

GOP Congressman Resigns After Asking Two Female Staffers To Have His Baby

Franks said in his statement that had never "physically intimidated, coerced, or had, or attempted to have, any sexual contact with any member of my congressional staff". Andrea La...

Delhi tops crime chart among metro cities

Additionally, there were 7,956 cases of kidnapping in the state previous year , behind only Delhi. Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5 percent of total Indian Penal Code (IPC) crim...

Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

Authorities have been scanning the area and searching for Woods since her disappearance. An arrest has been made in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods. ...

Trump Feuds With Democrats Ahead of a Possible Government Shutdown

The effect is they can't negotiate with Trump until he rescinds the tweet attacking them. That is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that President Trump has called for ref...

Non-smokers get extra vacation time at this company

The plan has only been in place since September but company officials said more than 30 of the company's 120 employees have taken additional days off under the plan. Sompo Japan ...

Care Quality Commission review finds that child mental health services are fragmented

The head of Public Health England , Duncan Selbie, said: 'This compelling review adds to the evidence demonstrating how important it is for employers to notice mental health ...

Pot Smokers Have More Sex, Study Finds

But a new study claimed that not only does the average person who smokes marijuana regularly have a healthy amount of sex, they actually may have more sex than the average pers...

Saaho First Look Poster - Prabhas Saaho Movie 1st Look Released

The first look of Saaho was released on the occasion of Prabhas' 38th birthday and the poster is already taking the internet by a storm. To the genre of the film, team Saaho ...

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Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

The two B-1B bombers were accompanied by two F-15K fighters from the South Korean military after leaving their base in Guam, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a news releas...

'Perfect Imperfections' empowers survivors of breast cancer

'Perfect Imperfections' empowers survivors of breast cancer

Hearts broke across the country when Julia Louis-Dreyfus revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer just last week. An estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive brea...

President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

President Trump expels 15 Cuban diplomats following mysterious 'sonic attacks'

The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the cou...

Utah's Brigham Young University to Sell Caffeinated Drinks

Utah's Brigham Young University to Sell Caffeinated Drinks

Highly-caffeinated energy drinks will not be sold on the Provo campus, which is located about 40 miles southeast of Salt Lake City, he added. The Utah-based Mormon religion direc...

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

TS Katia becomes 3rd named storm now in Atlantic

It has maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and is about 1505 miles (2420 kilometers) east of the Lesser Antilles. NOAA said Hurricane Jose is expected to decrease slig...