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Is My Neti Pot Going to Kill Me?

Cases of brain-infecting amoebae underscore the importance of purifying water before you pour it into your sinuses.<p>Allergy season is upon us once more, and for many allergy sufferers, that means it’s time to pull two crucial items to the front of the medicine cabinet: 24-hour non-drowsy loratadine, …

Water

Pot use, abuse more likely in states with medical marijuana laws, study shows

DENVER — People living in states with legalized medical marijuana are more likely to use and abuse cannabis than people living in states where pot remains completely illegal, says a new study that cautions policymakers.<p>Sixty-four percent of Americans now live in states permitting medical marijuana …

Marijuana

Orange county drug, alcohol deaths soar 82 percent with accidental opioid overdoses the primary cause

Orange County drug and alcohol deaths have skyrocketed 82 percent since the millennium and hospitalizations cost more than $100 million a year, …

Addiction

Men posing as city, utility workers burglarizing elderly

BREA — Police are warning residents of a scam in which men pose as city or utility workers, persuade the elderly to let them into their homes and …

Crime

Gen. Keane: Russia Moving Arms Through Iran to Taliban in Afghanistan Insider

Russia is sending weapons to the Taliban in Afghanistan through Iran, retired Gen. Jack Keane said this morning on "America's Newsroom."<p>Defense Secretary James Mattis said in Afghanistan yesterday that the United States will "engage diplomatically" with Russia, but said "we're going to have to …

Taliban
Luxury

Japan’s PM says North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned Thursday that North Korea may be capable of firing a missile loaded with sarin nerve gas toward Japan, as international concern mounted that a missile or nuclear test by the authoritarian state could be imminent.<p>“There is a possibility that North Korea is already …

North Korea

U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS Target in Afghanistan

U.S. forces dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in a strike against ISIS in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, according to Pentagon officials, reportedly killing 36 militants.<p>The U.S. dropped a GBU-43 bomb, nicknamed the "mother of all bombs," on ISIS fighters and tunnels and caves used …

War

North Korea state media warns of nuclear strike if provoked as U.S. warships approach

North Korea

Deadly shooting at California elementary school

Mass escape: 29 suspected cartel members break out of Mexico prison through 120-foot tunnel

El Chapo may be gone from Mexico, but tunnel-aided escapes by inmates are alive and well.<p>On Wednesday, 29 suspected drug cartel members used a 120-foot tunnel to escape from a state prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities said.<p>One of the inmates, who escaped close to …

Crime

Brexit will overburden civil service, warns spending watchdog

National Audit Office says service is already struggling with about a third of staff roles in two key departments remaining unfilled<p>Britain’s departure from the EU will put extra strain on a civil service already struggling to cope with a series of major projects, the National Audit Office has …

Public Sector
Amber Alerts

The Pentagon is 'looking into' reports that an airstrike killed hundreds of civilians in Mosul

The Pentagon and the US-led coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq acknowledged on Friday that they were investigating a suspected airstrike that may have killed hundreds of Iraqi civilians in an ISIS-held part of Mosul.<p>Col. Joseph Scrocca, a US spokesman based in Baghdad, told the Los Angeles Times that …

IRS Gives “After School Satan Club” Tax-Exempt Status in 10 Days

MARCH 16, 2017<p>Email Print Text Size<p>While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) makes conservative groups wait years for tax-exempt status an “After …

Atheism

2 jailhouse snitches, who were paid $335,000 over 4 years, spark new legislation

“Puppet” and “Bouncer,” a pair of jailhouse snitches who were paid $335,000 over a four-year window for working dozens of cases in Southern …

Prison

Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft are helping Google fight an order to hand over foreign emails

Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Cisco have filed an amicus brief in support of Google, after a Pennsylvania court ruled that the company had to hand over emails stored overseas in response to an FBI warrant.<p>An amicus brief is filed by people or companies who have an interest in the case, but aren't …

Research helps bring earthquake risks into focus

While scientists cannot predict earthquakes, seismologists and analysts say they're getting a clearer picture of earthquake activity.

CIA Chief: We’ll Spy on You Through Your Dishwasher

More and more personal and household devices are connecting to the internet, from your television to your car navigation systems to your light …

What happens if you do not file your U.S. taxes?

NEW YORK(Reuters) - People often wonder what happens if you do not file your tax returns. Josh Kornbluth lived it.<p>For seven years in the 1990s - while he was struggling to make it as an autobiographical monologist - Kornbluth, now 57, simply neglected to file.<p>Life started to get complicated when he …

IS CORD BLOOD STORAGE A SCAM?

IS CORD BLOOD STORAGE A SCAM?<p>Someone wrote:<p>“I tried to find out how to get this [reversing MS with stem cells] done and all the companies I called …

Immortality

Most expiration dates are wrong — here's how long your food really lasts

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Expiration dates aren't always 100% precise.</b> <b><br>• It depends on the type of food and how you store it.<br>• Dry foods can spend a lot of time in a pantry, and freezers can make meat last longer.</b><p>The "sell by dates" on food can — and should — make you feel skeptical.<p>The shelf life for …

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

Hacked medical devices make for scary headlines. Dick Cheney ordered changes to his pacemaker to better protect it from hackers. Johnson & Johnson …

Cybersecurity

The Fed is worried about a key measure in the stock market

• <b>The Federal Reserve said January 22 it is worried about the "low level of implied volatility in equity markets"</b>• <b><br>The VIX, a gauge of market fearfulness, has been bouncing around at historic lows</b>• <b><br>That seems at odds with the "considerable uncertainty" the Fed expects in US policy</b><p>The Federal Reserve is …

Red Hot Lies: How Global Warming Alarmists Use Threats, Fraud, and Deception to Keep You Misinformed

Shared via Kindle. Description: Liars—Al Gore, the United Nations, the New York Times. The global warming lobby, relentless in its push for bigger …

PSA: These are the passwords you need to change thanks to CloudBleed

A CloudFlare leak probably doesn’t mean much to most internet users. It should.<p>Over 5.5 million websites use CloudFlare, and chances are you’re using one of them daily. Sites like FitBit, Yelp, Medium, CodePen, OKCupid, and Uber are just a small sample of sites that rely on the service. Today’s …

Cybersecurity

Gmail unexpectedly signs people out, Google swears all is G

Earlier on Wednesday, numerous users reported in panic experiencing a string of issues with their Google accounts. While some complained about being unable to connect to their Google Wifi and OnHub routers, a slew of concerned users claimed Gmail has been unexpectedly signing them out of their …

Google

Cloudflare security breach exposes data from Uber, Fitbit, OKCupid among 3,400 websites; password changes recommended [U]

<i>Update 1: See list of sites below.</i><p><i>Update 2: We received a brief statement from Uber</i><p><i>Very little Uber traffic goes through Cloudflare. Only a handful of tokens were involved and have since been changed. Passwords were not exposed.</i><p><i>Update 3: OKCupid has made a similar statement</i><p>Cloudflare alerted us …

Security