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Grandmother came into contact with flesh-eating bacteria in Myrtle Beach, family claims

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More than one type of fungus can cause this skin infection, but the most common is Rhizopus arrhizus (oryzae). But in some unusual cases it can develop into necrotising fasciitis . A mother's leg has been ravaged by a flesh-eating bug after she dipped her feet in water at a beach. A Facebook post about a Lumberton woman with a flesh-eating bacteria has spread across the internet. Read More »

Scaramucci Rant brings 4.4M to The New Yorker Website

The directory is published every five years and is available only to alumni, CBS said. Donald Trump's firing of Anthony Scaramucci sent social media into a frenzy on Monday, with Hollywood actress Kate Hudson among those to poke fun at the communications director's brief stint in the White House . Read More »

Honolulu Bans Pedestrians from Looking at Smartphones while Crossing Streets

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Caldwell said so many people were getting hit in crosswalks that the law was necessary. The city is giving pedestrians three months to change their ways: on October 25, police will begin enforcing the rule. Fines will range from $15 to $35 for the first offense, $35 to $75 for a second offense and $75 to $99 for the third offense. Why did the pedestrian cross the road while texting? That's because the Hawaiian city hopes to discourage pedestrians from " distracted walking" altogether, ... Read More »

OH senators hope proposed legislation will curb online sex trafficking

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The center said that 73 percent of the 10,000 child sex trafficking reports it receives each year involve ads on Backpage. Claire McCaskill show Backpage knew or should have known it was facilitating child sex trafficking across the country, yet the website has ducked criminal penalties and lawsuits by asserting its rights as an online publisher. Read More »

Sen. McCain begins cancer treatment in Arizona

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After his dramatic return to the Senate this week, McCain had hoped the Senate could quickly debate and pass the defense authorization bill once health care was completed. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to move on the measure Friday, but it was delayed after an objection from Sen. "Senator Rand Paul requested two bipartisan amendments, one on ending indefinite detention and one on [authorizations for use of military force]". Read More »

Tillerson: US Not Seeking Regime Change In North Korea

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US President Donald Trump has demanded that China , North Korea's neighbor and biggest trade partner, rein in its nuclear ambitions - angrily tweeting over the weekend that Beijing is not doing enough. top diplomat said. Asked about the SC senator's suggestion, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump has been "very outspoken" about "keeping all options on the table". Read More »

Kelly Was Angry at Comey Firing

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John Kelly will do a fantastic job". Miller predicted that Kelly's next move will be to put people in place that will help the president. While no interviews have been reported for possible candidates for the job, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is seen as a possible replacement. Read More »

Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

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File this one away in your memory the next time some member of the mainstream media or misguided Democrat tries to say that Trump won the election because of "economic anxiety" among working class whites. Clegg elaborated, with a hollow and incendiary talking point, "The civil rights laws were deliberately written to protect everyone from discrimination, and it is frequently the case that not only are whites discriminated against now, but frequently Asian-Americans are as well". Read More »

US Prepares Wednesday ICBM Test in the Pacific

Missile tests are conducted several times a year "to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness and accuracy of the weapon system", according to the Global Strike Command. "North Korea may consider the liquid-propellant KN-20 (Hwasong-14) to be strictly an interim system to provide limited deterrence by threatening U.S. Read More »

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Scoffs at 'Emperor' Trump's Sanctions

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Ledezma, 62, was arrested in February 2015 on charges of conspiracy and racketeering and was placed under house arrest three months later for health reasons. Maduro's opponents-not to mention Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Chile, and Panama-saw the vote as illegitimate. And it would help empower the National Assembly. Read More »

White House: Trump 'weighed in' on statement as 'any father would'

The younger Trump issued a statement last month stating that his meeting past year was about Russian Federation adoptions and not about the campaign or related issues. "Somebody can argue the president is saying he doesn't want you to say the whole truth". "This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russian Federation and its Government's support for Mr Trump", according to the email posted by Mr Trump Jr on Twitter. Read More »

Late Night Hosts Look Back on Scaramucci's Short Tenure

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And after realizing that "the Mooch" follows Kimmel on Twitter, the host said he was able to snag an interview with the former White House aide. Taking the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, Colbert told his Late Show audience that "I come to you tonight a broken man, ' adding that he was 'shocked" to hear that Scaramucci would no longer be serving as President Donald Trump's new communications director . Read More »

Norwegian Anti-immigrant Group Thought Bus Seats Were Women in Burqas

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A photo of women wearing burkas on a public bus posted with the comment "What do people think of this?" recently made waves on a private Norwegian anti-immigration Facebook page. A Facebook user shared 23 screenshots of people's unusual reactions to the empty seats. He said: 'I'm shocked by how much hate and fake news is spread there [on the group]. Read More »

Court rules against gray wolf Endangered Species Act delisting

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While some biologists argue that populations have recovered enough to warrant delisting, others counter that the species has yet to repopulate its historic range and state-sanctioned hunts threaten to undo population gains. "We're disappointed and frustrated with the ruling because it further delays and keeps the wolf on the endangered species list when in fact they have fully met their recovery criteria for more than two decades", said Minnesota Department of Natural Resources spokesperson ... Read More »

Two killed in IS-claimed attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

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Two people died in an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul claimed by the Islamic State group, Afghan officials said, with analysts describing the attack as revenge for the group's defeat in Iraq. The attacks have fueled fears that militants in Afghanistan are trying bring in the kind of sectarian brutality seen in the Middle East. Aamaq gave no further details about Monday's attack. Read More »

As Verdict Nears, Former Thai Leader Yingluck's Trial Rattles Junta

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The Shinawatras' critics describe them as corrupt, profit-seeking politicians, but their supporters have repeatedly voted them and their political allies into power. The verdict will be issued on August 25. She echoed concern about Yingluck's chances for justice, saying Yingluck's political party seemed targeted for punishment that was infrequently applied to other political parties. Read More »

Centre constitutes new panel to prepare draft data protection law

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NDTV reported the UIDAI as saying that the safeguards built into laws and systems ensured that it would be impossible to use Aadhaar for surveillance. Justice Rohinton F. Nariman, one of the judges of the Bench, intervened at this point to ask the government lawyers: "When a person gives his mobile number or other personal details, he is under the reasonable expectation that the information would be used only for a specified goal". Read More »

Spanish NATO planes briefly violate Finnish airspace

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Shortly after, the NATO Baltic Air Police mission scrambled to escort two MiG-31 fighters and one An-26 cargo jet, though it is unclear if they were the same group spotted by Latvia's southern neighbor, Estonia. in strict accordance with the rules of the use of airspace, without violating the borders of foreign states". The aircraft are now based in NATO's air base in Amari, Estonia. Read More »

North Korea is not our problem, Beijing tells US

China's United Nations ambassador, on the other hand, has said that it was up to Washington and Pyongyang to work toward talks on North Korea's weapons programs. "Taking out this outrage on China is clearly finding the wrong target", said Xinhua. "We'll handle North Korea", the president said during a Cabinet meeting . Read More »

Lewandowski fired from pro-Trump cable network

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He was then-candidate Trump's first campaign manager but was sacked in June 2016. Conservative cable channel One American News Network gave Lewandowski the boot, according to The Daily Beast . Since then, Lewandowski has appeared at least five times on various Fox News programs. This time it wasn't by Trump. The controversial Trump staffer was sacked along the campaign trail in June 2016 following a streak of alleged violence. Read More »

Athletics investigating fight between security guard, female fan

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Witnesses said the security guard had beer thrown at her during the confrontation, and at least one fan said the guard may have had a good reason to swing. A security guard apparently attacked a woman at an Oakland Athletics game Monday. "As we stated (Monday) night, we do not tolerate violence". Several videos of the incident were uploaded to social media. Read More »

'Cash me ousside' girl faces court on string of charges

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The charges predated her appearance on the show and Bregoli's ubiquitous Internet stardom. Bregoli will carry out her lengthy probation sentence in California, where she now lives with her mother. Her father, Ira Peskowitz, attended the sentencing on Tuesday and expressed his fears for his daughter's future. According to TMZ , the 14-year-old copped a plea deal and got probation instead. Read More »

Some parts of Obamacare are repealing themselves

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U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration appeared to be in charge. On Monday, several top Republicans said that at least for now, they saw no clear route to the 50 votes they'd need to get something - anything - refashioning the nation's health care system through the Senate . Read More »

Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says

This despite the fact that, on June 16, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow insisted, "I do want to be clear, that the President was not involved in the drafting of the statement and did not issue the statement". Moscow responded to the White House statement last weekend by ordering a reduction in the number of United States diplomats in Russian Federation. REPORTER: The other thing I wanted to ask was, when the president made his speech to the police officers on Friday, nearly within minutes, ... Read More »

Trump Urges Action against North Korea

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All this display of military muscle was just the latest and most visible - though perhaps least appreciated - headache for Trump in world trouble spots, from Syria to North Korea . "In fact, it is worse than nothing, because it sends the message to the North Korean dictator that the global community is unwilling to seriously challenge him". Read More »

Michael Jordan Responds to LaVar Ball: I'd Beat Him With One Leg

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Not long after he said he could take Jordan one-on-one, he took a shot at Charles Barkley , pointing out the native of Alabama has never won a championship. He better make every shot 'cause he can't go around me. Which begs the question - would fans want to see Jordan, two legs or one, play LaVar just to teach the latter a lesson in humility? While it might not sell as many pay-per-views as Conor McGregor vs. Read More »

Tankers await impact of Shell refinery fire

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Europe's biggest oil refinery will remain shut for another couple of weeks after a power station on the site was hit by a huge fire, oil giant Shell said Tuesday. The length of the shutdown remains unknown and the company was still in the process of switching off some units at the plant on Monday. "Shell's strong results this quarter show that we are reshaping the company following the integration of BG", chief executive Ben van Beurden said in an earnings statement, referring to the ... Read More »