by on February 23, 2021
Nipah virus infection is a zoonotic illness that is transmitted to people from animals, and can also be transmitted through contaminated food or directly from person-to-person. In infected people, it causes a range of illnesses from asymptomatic (subclinical) infection to acute respiratory illness and fatal encephalitis. The virus can also cause severe disease in animals such as pigs, resulting in significant economic losses for farmers. Although Nipah virus has caused only a few known outbre...
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by on February 17, 2021
Kalina Collier is looking for work after she was let go by her former employer, JetBlue, for allegedly faking her kidnapping in Jamaica. Collier reportedly made up the elaborate hoax to avoid being quarantined after testing positive for Covid-19. Collier posted several videos on social media, claiming that her positive Covid-19 tests were fraudulent because the Jamaican government wanted to hold her at a hotel for sex trafficking or organ trafficking purposes. ...
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by on February 12, 2021
Miami City Hall could begin conducting some of its financial transactions in Bitcoin. City commissioners voted late Thursday night at the request of Mayor Francis Suarez to study the use of the cryptocurrency and look for a vendor to help with transactions. Should the commission approve a contract down the road, employees would have an option to receive all or part of their salaries in Bitcoin, and the public would have a Bitcoin option while paying for city services. Suarez, who has marke...
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by on February 9, 2021
By Frances Robles and Nicole Perlroth Hackers remotely accessed the water treatment plant of a small Florida city last week and briefly changed the levels of lye in the drinking water, in the kind of critical infrastructure intrusion that cybersecurity experts have long warned about. The attack in Oldsmar, a city of 15,000 people in the Tampa Bay area, was caught before it could inflict harm, Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County said at a news conference on Monday. He said the level of...
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by on February 8, 2021
Bilberries are small European blueberries that are rich in many nutrients and beneficial compounds. They're linked to reduced inflammation and blood sugar levels, as well as improved vision and heart health. They may even improve brain function, fight off bacteria, and reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis.
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by on February 7, 2021
Production on "T.I. & Tiny: Friends & Family Hustle" has been suspended amid a sexual abuse investigation. Rapper and actor Tip "T.I." Harris, 40, and his wife, Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, 45, who star in the hit reality TV series, have denied "appalling allegations" of drugging, abuse and sex trafficking made by dozens of women. The couple threatened possible legal action against Sabrina Peterson, a former friend who accused the rapper of putting a gun to her head. ...
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by on February 7, 2021
B.1.1.7 COVID Strain Continues to Infiltrate the U.S. Aside from being more contagious and deadlier, the B.1.1.7 strain of COVID-19 seems to pose a greater threat to children, some experts believe. ...
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by on March 16, 2019
Ryan Tannehill has a new team. Now the Miami Dolphins need a new quarterback. Miami traded Tannehill on Friday to the Tennessee Titans in a deal that also involved draft picks. The Dolphins sent their sixth-round pick this year to the Titans for a fourth-round choice in 2020 and a seventh-round pick in April. Tannehill’s sports agency tweeted that as part of the trade, he signed a one-year deal with the Titans. He’s expected to replace Blaine Gabbert as the backup to Marcus Mariota. ...
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by on March 16, 2019
A jury was unable to reach a verdict on the attempted manslaughter charge against a North Miami Police officer accused of shooting an unarmed behavioral therapist trying to protect his autistic patient but decided he was not guilty on his other charge. In Friday afternoon’s decision, the jury found North Miami Police Officer Jonathan Aledda not guilty of culpable negligence in the July 18, 2016 shooting of Charles Kinsey. However, the jury was unable to reach a verdict on his attempted manslau...
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by on March 16, 2019
Iggy Azalea is on the hunt for a sicko who sent her a vial of dried semen in the mail. The Aussie rapper is expressing her disgust after discovering a vial of dried sperm in a parcel of fanmail. The 28-year-old rapper took to Twitter on Thursday to share her outrage with fans after an assistant found the gross package at her home, WENN.com reports. "Someone sent a vile [sic] of semen in the mail and the office assistant had to unknowingly open the package," she tweeted. ...
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by on March 16, 2019
Several high-profile K-Pop stars have been named as being members of an online group chat that shared sexually explicit videos of women filmed without their knowledge or consent, South Korean police confirmed. Police said Thursday that about 10 people were members of the chat group, including K-Pop idol and Big Bang star Seungri, singer-songwriter and TV personality Jung Joon-young, and rock band F.T. Island member Choi Jong-hoon. The explosive allegations are the latest in a growing sex scan...
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by on March 16, 2019
R. Kelly allegedly became extremely upset at his girlfriend, and even threatened to make her “earn his trust back” after telling him she revealed to her family the had a sexual relationship, and it was all caught on tape. The Blast obtained an audio recording of Joycelyn Savage speaking with her voice coach after her family initially found out about the sexual relationship with R. Kelly. As we reported, Kelly flew Savage out to Tulsa, OK in 2015 under the guise of mentoring her as a singer. I...
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