Sepsis Deaths May Be Twice Previous Estimates : Shots – Health News : NPR

  Stealth Disease Likely To Blame For 20% Of Worldwide Deaths January 16, 2020 12:14 PM ET Sepsis arises when the body overreacts to an infection, and blood vessels throughout the body become leaky. Researchers now estimate that about 11 million people worldwide died with sepsis in 2017 alone — that’s about 20% of allContinue reading “Sepsis Deaths May Be Twice Previous Estimates : Shots – Health News : NPR”

Submarines Are the Key To Israel’s Secret Nuclear Weapons Arsenal

HWH ClipBoard: Ever wonder why the USA can tell if Iran is enriching uranium or launching a missile and when North Korea is moving their missiles from one site to another, and when Syria moves any of their biological weapons, but the USA can’t confirm if Israel has a nuclear weaponry program? It appears toContinue reading “Submarines Are the Key To Israel’s Secret Nuclear Weapons Arsenal”

Kevin Bacon murder: Insanity defense planned for suspect Mark Latunski

HWH ClipBoard:  The guy’s name who Mark David Latunski murdered and ate is Kevin Bacon. Whoa, he must have thought he was a pig. Not much difference between a human and a pig. I can see this escalating or evolving into a human animal problem. An epidemic even. Human flesh, human blood, human milk, humanContinue reading “Kevin Bacon murder: Insanity defense planned for suspect Mark Latunski”

Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast

Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast December 5, 2019127 BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-oldContinue reading “Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast”

Brown University committee votes to divest from companies ‘facilitating human rights violations in Palestine’ – Uprise RI

The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies voted 6-2-1 in favor of divestment. On December 2nd, 2019, the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) voted in favor of divestment from companies “facilitating human rights violations in Palestine”. The committee voted six in favor, with two alumni voting no, and oneContinue reading “Brown University committee votes to divest from companies ‘facilitating human rights violations in Palestine’ – Uprise RI”

What the C.I.A.’s Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured – The New York Times

Drawings done in captivity by the first prisoner known to undergo “enhanced interrogation” portray his account of what happened to him in vivid and disturbing ways. An image drawn by Abu Zubaydah, a prisoner at Guantánamo Bay, shows how the C.I.A. applied an approved torture technique called “cramped confinement.”Credit…Abu Zubaydah, Courtesy Mark P. Denbeaux By CarolContinue reading “What the C.I.A.’s Torture Program Looked Like to the Tortured – The New York Times”

What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium – America’s After-Death Revolution

  By Caren Chesler Nov 8, 2019 Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New Jersey, is awash in small-town trappings: tree-lined roads, rolling lawns, and street signs at every corner. On this Wednesday midsummer morning, the familiar routine of loss plays out across the acres. A yellow taxi waits at the end of a row of gravesContinue reading “What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium – America’s After-Death Revolution”

Advanced Alien Civilizations May Produce ‘Technosignatures’ That We Could Find, Experts Say | Live Science

HWH COMMENTARY: Who says an alien civilization needs to be advanced to exist? Because it’s so far away? Or because we’re so far from it, that we’re the advanced ones? In which direction along the time frame before it starts bending are you referencing? Or are we basing that assumption on biological constraints? Who saysContinue reading “Advanced Alien Civilizations May Produce ‘Technosignatures’ That We Could Find, Experts Say | Live Science”

Israeli leader invites rival to join in unity government

  AP NEWS JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer that was greeted coolly amid continued deadlock following this week’s election. The deadlock has already raised speculation about a possible third election inContinue reading “Israeli leader invites rival to join in unity government”

Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office

By Rami Ayyub, Reuters TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue – and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office. A towering and laid-back former military chief, Gantz appears to have edged outContinue reading “Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office”

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled

AP NEWS Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all discrimination based on sexual orientation. But activists say progress in equal rights has stalled since the constitution wasContinue reading “Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled”

“There’s Good News And Bad News. Which Do You Want To Hear First?”

Originally posted on Local Union 141:
PART I That’s what the doctor asked in a phone call not too long ago. “Tell me the good news”, the optimist in me said. “You’ve got two days to live” said the doctor. “Jeeze, I said. “If that’s the good news, what’s the bad news?” “I was supposed to…

Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China

HWH Commentary: Communism is dead – because it worked in theory ONLY, not practice. Large parts of the world practiced it and large parts of the world suffered as a result. Only a tiny elite, ruling minority prospered under their own rule, which in essence made them a dictatorhip by committee. If you call yourselvesContinue reading “Hong Kong’s divide: Protests for democracy, rally for China”

Exclusive: Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg on what’s next for Tumblr

Blogging is back, maybe! By Nilay Patel@reckless  Aug 14, 2019, 9:00am EDT It’s been a long and winding road for Tumblr, the blogging site that launched a thousand writing careers. It sold to Yahoo for $1.1 billion in 2013, then withered as Yahoo sold itself to AOL, AOL sold itself to Verizon, and Verizon realizedContinue reading “Exclusive: Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg on what’s next for Tumblr”

Palestinians Will No Longer Abide by Previous Agreements Made With Israel

HWH Comment: Good move! Abbas: Palestinians to halt agreements with Israel. Agreements Include Those Signed Over the Past 25 Years Covering Many Spheres of Activity, Including Security Co-operation  Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will no longer abide by previous agreements made with Israel. His announcement followed an emergency meeting after Israel razed Palestinian buildingsContinue reading “Palestinians Will No Longer Abide by Previous Agreements Made With Israel”

MS-13 gang members indicted after ‘medieval-style’ killing spree in Los Angeles

  LOS ANGELES – Federal racketeering, murder and other charges were filed against 22 suspected MS-13 gang members who law enforcement officials believe are linked to a series of grisly killings involving baseball bats, machetes and other tools of “medieval-style” violence, authorities said Tuesday. Nineteen of those indicted are considered illegal immigrants, and most ofContinue reading “MS-13 gang members indicted after ‘medieval-style’ killing spree in Los Angeles”

Common cold virus could cure cancer, pioneering trial suggests 

HWH Comment: Wow. So there was a reason why we couldn’t cure the common cold for all these decades trying. Or maybe we didn’t try that hard, thinking colds weren’t all that serious and they generated a lot of income for the cold remedy industry. Come to find out, it was a good idea, becauseContinue reading “Common cold virus could cure cancer, pioneering trial suggests “

Latest sex accusation against Trump lands with a thud

HWH COMMENT: Actually, this woman who claims she has had a lifetime of encounters with predatory men, seems more like the offender looking for men who will have a quick encounter. How do you rape somebody with tights on without being able to squirm away, especially in a high-end department store? Two decades later andContinue reading “Latest sex accusation against Trump lands with a thud”

The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t.

  The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t. By Neta C. Crawford, Boston University | June 12, 2019 Scientists and security analysts have warned for more than a decade that global warming is a potential national security concern. They project that the consequences of global warming — rising seas, powerful storms, famine and diminishedContinue reading “The Pentagon Emits More Greenhouse Gases Than Any Other Part of the US Gov’t.”

Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing facilities have failed to report thousands of serious cases of potential neglect and abuse of seniors on Medicare even though it’s a federal requirement for them to do so, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday that calls for a new focus on protecting frail patients. Auditors with the Health and HumanContinue reading “Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported”

Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota campaign finance officials said last week that Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar misused campaign funds in violation of state rules. They also revealed that she had filed joint tax returns with her husband years before they were legally married and at a time when she was married to another man. TheContinue reading “Rep. Omar filed joint tax returns before she married husband”

Full Transcript Of Mueller Statement On Russia Probe

MUELLER STATEMENT ON RUSSIA PROBE Full Transcript of Mueller’s Statement on Russia Investigation By The Associated Press The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, made his first public comments about the Russia investigation. Doug Mills/The New York Times By The New York Times May 29, 2019   Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, made hisContinue reading “Full Transcript Of Mueller Statement On Russia Probe”

‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — One victim spoke out, and then another, and another. A statue of a pedophile priest was toppled in Gdansk, put back by his supporters, and finally dismantled for good. A feature film about clerical abuse was a box office hit. Poland thought it had started confronting the problem of clerical abuseContinue reading “‘Revolution’ in Poland as nation confronts priestly abuse”

Full Transcript of Mueller’s Statement on Russia Investigation

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, made his first public comments about the Russia investigation. By The New York Times May 29, 2019 The following is a transcript of his remarks, as prepared by The New York Times. ROBERT S. MUELLER III, the special counsel: Good morning, everyone, and thank you for being here. TwoContinue reading “Full Transcript of Mueller’s Statement on Russia Investigation”

RE: File says Smollett couldn’t contact brothers after arrest

  HWH Comment: In this instance, where there was so much media attention, and people hurt, by someone alleged to have made false accusations regarding a hate crime, that the public deserves to know the truth of the legal process that exonerated the accused. Falsely reporting hate crimes – especially when premeditated and reeking withContinue reading “RE: File says Smollett couldn’t contact brothers after arrest”