Thursday, August 9th, 2018

 

How using fish skin to heal burn wounds actually works

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California Department of Fish and Wildlife (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Recently, Dr. Jamie Peyton received a phone call from a fellow veterinarian at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding a yearling bear cub that sustained severe, third-degree burns on her paws and feet. In addition to being unable to walk or move from the severity of her burn injury, there were active fires burning nearby that placed her life at risk. The bear cub is approximately 1 years old, estimated Peyton, a board-certified veterinarian in emergency and critical care,Read More


Teen pushed from bridge speaks out from hospital

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KATU(VANCOUVER), Wash) — The 16-year-old girl who said her friend pushed her off a bridge into a river spoke out Thursday from a hospital in Vancouver, Washington. Jordan Holgerson suffered five broken ribs and lung injury after she was pushed of the Moulton Falls Bridge on the Lewis River outside Vancouver, a suburb of Portland, Oregon. Surveillance camera footage shows the girl was standing on a bridge ledge and was pushed off by another girl standing behind. Holgerson said she initially wanted to jump off the bridge after she sawRead More


Ariana Grande reveals her 'Late Late Show' Carpool Karaoke episode will air next week

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Photo: Terence Patrick/CBS ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved(LOS ANGELES) — We won’t have to wait too long to see Ariana Grande’s Carpool Karaoke with James Corden. The singer announced on social media that her episode will be airing on CBS’ The Late Late Show Wednesday, August 15. So far, all we know about their sing-along session is that James had been practicing the lyrics to “No Tears Left to Cry” and “God Is a Woman,” and that Ariana injured her hand at some point during their journey. DespiteRead More


Investigators working to identify remains found at squalid New Mexico compound

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Taos County Sheriffs Office(TAOS COUNTY, N.M.) — Investigators in New Mexico are working to identify remains that were found on the squalid campgrounds where police found 11 children living with five adults. “The remains are in a state of decomposition that has made identification challenging,” Chief Medical Investigator Kurt Nolte said in a statement. “Investigators often try to compare remains to radiologic images, fingerprints, DNA or other identification materials. At this time, investigators are using all known methods to make an identification, but this will not be a quick process.Read More


Stanford swimmer Brock Turner has appeal and request for new trial denied

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ABC News(STANFORD, Calif.) — The Stanford swimmer whose light sentence after a sexual assault conviction had both his appeal and request for a new trial denied. The latest legal step in the controversial case of Brock Turner came Wednesday when his appeal to have his convictions overturned was rejected by a California appeallate court on Wednesday. In an earlier hearing about the appeal, Turner’s attorney argued that since his client was clothed during the assault, Turner participated in “outercourse” rather than intercourse. The latest decision rejecting the appeal, which wasRead More


Man behind fight for sharing 3-D printed gun blueprints on why he’s advocating for 'the people's right to keep and bear arms'

Cody Wilson has been called “one of the most dangerous people on the Internet.” For years, Wilson has fought to make sure anyone should be able to download the files to make a gun at home with the click of a button using a 3-D printer or a computer automated milling machine. “I’ve demonstrated … especially these last few weeks [that] the idea of gun control in the internet age is inoperable,” Wilson told ABC News’ “Nightline.” Last week, a federal judge temporarily stopped him from putting gun blueprints onlineRead More


The greatest latte of all: Whitney Houston's birthday being celebrated at Starbucks today

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Frederic REGLAIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty ImagesToday would have been the late Whitney Houston’s 55th birthday, and in honor of the occasion, you can enjoy her music while you’re picking up your afternoon Frappucino. 8,500 Starbucks stores nationwide are celebrating Whitney by playing a collection of 55 of her songs, assembled by her longtime musical director Rickey Minor. You can enjoy the tunes by dropping by your local Starbucks, or you can access the playlist on Spotify. The playlist includes every hit single in Whitney’s catalog, including “Saving All My Love ForRead More


Kevin Hart gives to give $600K in scholarships to HBCU bound students

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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Kevin Hart is giving back in a major way. The comedian-actor has teamed up with KIPP Charter Schools and the United Negro College Fund to give 18 students scholarships to attend historically black colleges and universities. Hart donated $600,000, via his Hart Charity program, in support of the students who attend KIPP charter schools in eight different cities: Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington, D.C. The students were selected based on academic and personal accomplishments and will attend 11 different HBCUs across theRead More


Did Omarosa secretly record multiple conversation with President Trump?

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ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — Omarosa Manigault Newman may have done more to document her time in the White House than simply write her upcoming memoir, Unhinged. According to a new report, the former aide to President Donald Trump also recorded conversations with her boss. A source confirmed to The Daily Beast that they had heard at least one of Omarosa’s recordings featuring Trump. Other sources familiar with the alleged “Omarosa tapes” describe the recorded conversations between Trump and Manigault as everyday chatter, adding that the voice does appear to beRead More


Hate, white supremacist propaganda at high level since Charlottesville

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ADL(NEW YORK) — Hate and white supremacist propaganda have been at a high level in the year since the streets of Charlottesville erupted in deadly violence, according to the Anti-Defamation League. On Thursday, the ADL unveiled a first-of-its-kind interactive map documenting extremist and hate incidents in the United States. The map includes anti-Semitic incidents, white supremacist rallies, extremist shootouts with police, extremist-related murders and extremist plots and attacks. The ADL documented more than 3,000 incidents of extremism or anti-Semitism in the U.S. in 2017 and 2018. Most of the activityRead More