Starbucks begins to release Limited Quantities of Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks begins to release Limited Quantities of Unicorn Frappuccino

The pink and blue layered drink is topped off with a vanilla whipped cream and a a sprinkle of the pink and blue powders. According to the company's website , the drink's " magical flavors start off sweet and fruity, transforming to pleasantly sour". Read More

Celtics expect Isaiah Thomas to play in Game 2 vs. Bulls

Celtics expect Isaiah Thomas to play in Game 2 vs. Bulls

Isaiah Thomas intends to play in Game 2 against Chicago tomorrow night, and then fly to Seattle for a memorial service honoring his late sister, Chyna , who died in a auto crash early Saturday morning. Chyna Thomas, 22, died in a single-car accident in Washington State before dawn on Saturday. "He was playing for his sister, playing for his family - we appreciate that as team-mates", said Celtics guard Avery Bradley, who was seen comforting Thomas during the pre-game shootaround. Read More

EPA head Scott Pruitt calls for exit from Paris climate agreement

EPA head Scott Pruitt calls for exit from Paris climate agreement

Conservatives alarmed by the corporate advocacy are stepping up their opposition, arguing that the potential worldwide political benefits the US may gain on the world stage by staying in the deal are outmatched by the political fallout Trump would experience at home. Read More

Sliding home: Jackie Robinson gets statue at Dodger Stadium

Although I never met Jackie, I have interviewed his wonderful wife, Rachel Robinson , who always shows her love for Jackie, baseball, and of course, America every time I see her. "Shoot, I don't know what year that was". Just for the sake of comparison, Staples Center, which opened in 1999, last month welcomed its eighth statue, a dunking Shaquille O'Neal. Read More

Nationals host Jackie Robinson Day and Black Heritage Day on Saturday

A 28-year-old Jack Roosevelt Robinson, better known as Jackie, digs into the batters box at Ebbets Field in an event that forever changed the course of sports. Weighing in at over 700 pounds, the statue will be secured with a steel rod and is said to have three quotes chosen by Robinson's family. "My dad was a humble person". Read More

Texas Sees Bump in Mumps

Texas Sees Bump in Mumps

Several states, including Texas, have reported positive mumps cases in individuals who traveled to South Padre Island in March. The Texas Department of State Health Services is investigating multiple new outbreaks throughout the state. There is a vaccine and it protects 88 percent of the people who are fully vaccinated. "Obviously, one of the things you do is avoid people with mumps ", said Infectious disease specialist Dr. Read More

Venom of Tiny Fish Could Lead to New Pain Treatments

Venom of Tiny Fish Could Lead to New Pain Treatments

Fang blennies are tiny, tropical fish with huge, terrifying fangs - that shoot out a toxic, drug-like venom . Whether the venom causes pain to the predator fish is unclear, but researchers found that it doesn't cause pain when injected into lab mice. Read More

6 remain hospitalized from hotel carbon monoxide poisonings

Bryan Douglas Watts, 13, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital after the incident at the Quality Inn & Suites in Niles, southwestern MI. They range from ages 10 to 14. Police said she had just been in the pool area with the other children. The hotel has been shut down until repairs are made. The Environmental Protection Agency advises that a person should not remain in a room for more than an hour if the carbon monoxide levels are 35 parts per million . Read More

Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Capitol Police cruiser and tried to run over several other officers. Around 9:20 a.m., the woman was spotted driving erratically in the area of Independence Avenue. Dozens of police cars swarmed the area, and Independence Avenue between Washington Avenue and 1st Street SW is still closed. "All of a sudden, we heard one shot, and two shots right after that - just like boom, and then boom, boom - and the police were just swarming", Yanta told CNN. Read More

Deal to end 'bathroom law' under fire from LGBT people

Deal to end 'bathroom law' under fire from LGBT people

Only a complete repeal, with nothing else, will do, they say. "Instead, they're reinforcing the worst aspects of the law", said James Esseks, director of the ACLU LGBT Project. "In passing House Bill 2, they wrote discrimination into the law, and did untold damage to our state's economy and reputation". In a statement Wednesday, Cooper said the bill is "not a flawless deal", but it repeals the controversial bill and "begins to fix our reputation". Read More

Young Girl Severely Burns Hands Making Homemade Slime

Young Girl Severely Burns Hands Making Homemade Slime

Her mother, Siobhan Quinn, says that by the time her daughter returned home the next day, Kathleen was crying from the pain. According to CBS Philly , doctors said Kathleen's blisters came from "extended exposure" to Borax. Kathleen Quinn, who at one point was making the slime on a daily basis, suffered the injury while staying over at a friend's house, WCVB reported. "I feel like the worst mother". Read More

Philly region's counties ranked by health - or is it wealth?

Philly region's counties ranked by health - or is it wealth?

Monroe County Health Department Administrator John Wagner could not immediately be reached for comment. "We have slipped to 44 out of 92 counties in our overall health ranking!" Lee said the coach meets via virtual conference with members of the coalition's executive board for 90 minutes once a month. Read More

'Pizzagate' gunman influenced by Clinton fake news pleads guilty

'Pizzagate' gunman influenced by Clinton fake news pleads guilty

Edgar Welch, 28, of Salisbury, North Carolina, told the court that he fired the shots from an AR-15 rifle previous year after reading what were later proven to be "fake news" reports online that Comet Ping Pong pizzeria had housed a child sex ring with alleged ties to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Read More

House Intel Chair: Trump, Aides Swept Up In Legal US Surveillance

House Intel Chair: Trump, Aides Swept Up In Legal US Surveillance

Nunes said he found these bits but they have nothing to do with Russian Federation, and he feels the president needs to know. Nunes contended that there was " unmasking " of Trump officials during the transition-meaning the naming of American citizens in intelligence reports (as opposed to denoting "American A" or some other designation) which concerned him. Read More

Sears Says Turnaround Effort May Be in Doubt

Its total liabilities stand at $13.19-billion. The future of Sears and Kmart is up in the air. Shares of Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) opened at 9.05 on Friday. It also failed to keep up with changing shopper tastes and habits even before the intense competition traditional retailers are now facing from online sellers took hold. Read More

Family says missing teen was sexually assaulted on Facebook Live

The teenager had last been seen in person around 3 p.m. Sunday, but her mother feared she might be in danger after seeing her daughter in a "disgusting" Facebook Live video. She told him her daughter had been missing since Sunday and showed him screen grab photos of the alleged assault. "He was also very dismayed when he learned that there were people (who) were watching the incident live and no one called police", Giancamilli said. Read More

'Beauty and the Beast' Bows With Record-Breaking $170 Million Opening

'Beauty and the Beast' Bows With Record-Breaking $170 Million Opening

A dazzling $22.8M in the United Kingdom gave BATB the highest grossing 3-day opening weekend ever for a PG title; and China opened to $44.8M for the biggest-ever Disney Live Action launch weekend. The Beauty And The Beast remake follows other Disney live action re-boots like The Jungle Book , which made close to $1 billion (around £807 million) past year. Read More

Ministry awaiting govt decision on body of Jong-nam, Subramaniam says

In a separate development, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Malaysia has not started formal negotiations with North Korea over the release of nine Malaysians stranded in Pyongyang. Malaysia is one of the few countries outside China that has for decades maintained ties with North Korea. The four - Hong Song Hak, 34; Ri Ji Hyon, 33; O Jong Gil, 55; and Ri Jae Nam, 57 - were at the airport on the day of the killing, and have since fled the country, Malaysia's police chief Khalid Abu Bakar told ... Read More

GOP leaders try to hold party together on Obamacare repeal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday stepped up his fight for support on Republicans' plan to dismantle Obamacare, wooing some conservative lawmakers at the White House while legislation advanced toward a possible vote in the House of Representatives next week. Read More

An Up-to-Date List of the Best and Worst Foods for Pesticides

An Up-to-Date List of the Best and Worst Foods for Pesticides

However, a report by the USDA in 2014 found that "overall pesticide chemical residues on foods tested were at levels below the tolerances established by the Environmental Protection Agency" and were not a safety concern to consumers. 8 to No. 2. The " Clean Fifteen ", on the other hand, were: sweet corn, avocados, pineapples, cabbage, onions, frozen sweet peas, papayas, asparagus, mangos, eggplant, honeydew melon, kiwi, cantaloupe, cauliflower and grapefruit . Read More

31 workers convicted over killing at Indian vehicle plant

31 workers convicted over killing at Indian vehicle plant

The Maruti Suzuki Workers Union said it would be present at the district court on Friday. The fire led to murder of an employee in July 2012 after initial disagreements between the employees and the management escalated the matter. "They have been implicated in the case and management witnesses have deposed against them because they stand for rights of workers". Maruti Suzuki, which is majority owned by the Japanese parent company, is India's largest vehicle manufacturer with a 50% share of ... Read More

Ronald Koeman: Everton paid for their errors in defeat at Tottenham

Ronald Koeman: Everton paid for their errors in defeat at Tottenham

The start of the game was very even as both sides weren't giving each other much time on the ball to get their passing games going. "I wanted that third goal and I had chances which I should have scored". The England duo are rarely out of sync on a football pitch and once again it proved to be the case on Sunday afternoon as Spurs claimed a 3-2 win over Everton at White Hart Lane. Read More

Subway: Our Chicken Is Real Chicken

Subway: Our Chicken Is Real Chicken

You might have thought chicken is the healthiest choice when ordering a Subway sandwich; however, an investigation by CBC Marketplace into what's in the meat might leave you unsettled. Results were much worse for the two Subway samples. Company spokesperson Kevin Kane said in the release that the "alleged test results" shown on the program are "false and misleading". Read More

83-year-old is Dallas County's 8th flu death this season

The county says while children under six months old can not get a flu shot, there are other ways to protect them. According to a weekly map published by the CDC tracking flu activity across the country, only six states carry less than a "widespread" designation - the most significant category on the map. Read More

American Cancer Society sees rise in colon, rectal cancers in younger adults

They found that colon cancer rates have been increasing by one to two percent each year from the mid-1980s through 2013 in adults 20- to 39-years-old. Most of the nation's 135,000 annual cases and 50,000 deaths related to colon and rectal cancer still occur among people over age 55. "This new study would favour a closer look at whether screening should be done earlier", said Dr John Kisiel, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Read More

United States drug overdose deaths doubled since 1999

United States drug overdose deaths doubled since 1999

The highest rates of drug overdose deaths occurred in West Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Ohio. Heroin caused more drug overdoses than any other drug. But the rate grew the fastest - an average of 10.5 percent per year from 1999 to 2015 - among adults between 55 and 64 years old. The National Center for Health Statistics said Friday the massive increase in heroin and general opioid abuse in the USA since 2010 is driven by lower drug prices and ever higher potency. Read More

Study claims people with ADHD have slightly smaller brains

Study claims people with ADHD have slightly smaller brains

They measured the whole brain volume and also the span of seven areas thought to be connected to the disorder. For the current study, the researchers worked with 1,713 individuals with ADHD and 1,529 without, with ages ranging from 4 to 63 years old. Read More

Dueling Planned Parenthood rallies in Fort Collins

Dueling Planned Parenthood rallies in Fort Collins

That's why Sharon Caldwell and a large group of other counterprotesters came out to the St. Louis clinic to rebut the claims of the anti-abortion rally Saturday. "There's been a moral reawakening among young people", Trent said. Advocates say Planned Parenthood provides vital services to women including birth control and STD screening and that abortions only make up a small portion of what Planned Parenthood does. Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi likes 'peeping into bathrooms', Google searching

Prime Minister Narendra Modi likes 'peeping into bathrooms', Google searching

The BJP is facing a tough electoral battle against an alliance of the Indian National Congress and the Samajwadi Party, and also against the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) led by the popular Ms Mayawati, a champion of the lower-caste Dalits. "But the result is we have suffered most number of casualties in the last seven years". Many like Pinky Bharti, a beautician in Ghaziabad, admire the bold move and see him as a messiah who will root out corruption. Read More

Qatar spending $500M a week on 2022 World Cup preparations

The Emirate is expected to spend more than $200 billion in total by 2022. The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is reported to have cost $11bn (£8.8bn) to host, while Russian Federation increased government spending on the 2018 World Cup by $321m to $10.7bn. Read More