Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some US states
Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.
Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years
Philippine health officials declared a polio outbreak in the country on Thursday, nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be free of the highly contagious and potentially deadly disease.
Trump Approves US Troop Deployment To Saudi Arabia In Response To “Iran Attacks”
And now for the Friday evening tape bomb.
North American bird population has dropped by 3 billion since 1970, study reveals
There are almost 3 billion fewer birds in the United States and Canada now than in 1970, according to a disturbing new study.
2nd ‘500-year rainfall’ in 2 years will cause $8 billion in damages, AccuWeather predicts
AccuWeather estimates the total damage and economic loss caused by Imelda will be $8 billion, according to the company’s Founder and CEO Dr. Joel N. Myers, based on an analysis of damages expected from major flooding caused by heavy rainfall over eastern Texas and far southwestern Louisiana.
Rising number of fatal landslides makes 2019 the worst year on record|
A new update on landslides from the 2019 northern hemisphere monsoon season by Dr. Dave Petley, Vice-President (Research and Innovation) at the University of Sheffield, UK, showed how an unusually high number of landslides resulted in thousands of fatalities this year, making 2019 the worst year on record. In addition, the last couple of years have been notably worse than the long-term average.
Major, catastrophic flooding hits Texas, at least two people dead as slow-moving storm dumps over 1 100 mm (43 inches) of rain
Major, catastrophic flooding is occurring across much of Southeast Texas, NWS said September 18, a day after Tropical Storm “Imelda” made landfall near Freeport, TX, adding that some areas could see up to 1 000 mm (40 inches) of rain through Friday, September 20. Heavy rain continued into Friday across portions of Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, but rates have finally begun to decrease as the storm started shifting to the ArkLaTex region.
Incredible 1,500-year-old mosaic depicting Jesus feeding the 5,000 found near the Sea of Galilee
A 1,500-year-old mosaic depicting Jesus’s feeding of the five thousand has been unearthed during an excavation of an ancient city near the Sea of Galilee.
California Begins Issuing $1000 Fine For Each Tiny Plastic Communion Cup Served
In a special press conference called Wednesday, the governor of California proudly announced the passing of brand new legislation that will allow the state to begin issuing fines on churches for each little plastic cup served during the Lord’s Supper.
Three Spy Planes Could Soon Be Flying Over Baltimore To Counter Murder Crisis
“What is being created is the permanent surveillance of everywhere that everyone in Baltimore goes every time they walk out the door.