Dozens of Iranian-Americans detained at U.S-Canada border

By Darryl Coote  (0) Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Dozens of Iranians and Iranian-Americans were detained for hours at the Washington state-Canada border over the weekend, a Muslim rights and advocacy group said. In a statement Sunday, the Washington chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said more than 60 Iranians and U.S. citizens of Iranian descent were [...]

2020-01-06T17:02:02+00:00January 6th, 2020|

Astronaut’s blocked vein, treated in space, brings medical insight

By E.J. Mundell, HealthDay News  (0) With planning in progress to send humans back to the Moon and, eventually, to Mars, both of which will include long periods of exposure to weightlessness, doctors are learning how to treat medical conditions in space -- with implications for treatment back on Earth. Photo by Christina Koch/NASA Jan. [...]

2020-01-05T16:12:47+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Google’s AI better than humans at spotting breast tumors

By Amy Norton, HealthDay News  (0) A sample cancer case that was missed by all six readers in the U.S. reader study, but correctly identified by the AI system. Photo courtesy Nature Jan. 3 -- Machines can be trained to outperform humans when it comes to catching breast tumors on mammograms, a new study suggests. Researchers at Google [...]

2020-01-05T16:08:30+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Terrorists attack military base in Kenya that houses U.S. soldiers

By Allen Cone  (0) Manda Airport is operated by Kenya and U.S. military forces. Google Maps screenshot Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Al-Shabab, a Somali terror group linked to al-Qaeda, attacked a military base Sunday morning in Kenya that houses some American military personnel Sunday, U.S. and Kenyan military said. Al-Shabab is a Sunni Muslim group and is [...]

2020-01-05T15:59:56+00:00January 5th, 2020|

Meth use up sixfold, fentanyl use quadrupled in U.S. in last 6 years

By E.J. Mundell, HealthDay News  (0) On top of soaring rates of use of meth and fentanyl individually, researchers say their analysis revealed the drugs are being used together in potentially lethal ways. Photo by OverHook/Pixabay Jan. 3 -- A study of over 1 million urine drug tests from across the United States shows soaring rates [...]

2020-01-04T16:54:03+00:00January 4th, 2020|

Russia calls U.S. attack ‘short-sighted’ while Iraq claims sovereignty breached

A woman weeps as thousands of Iranians take to the streets to mourn the death of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander Qassem Soleimani after Friday prayer in Tehran. Photo by Maryam Rahmanian/UPI | License Photo Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in a U.S. airstrike will "negatively affect" global security, Russia said Friday, [...]

2020-01-03T17:21:19+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

Former football player’s murder confession caught on doorbell video

By Don Jacobson  (0) Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A former college football player was being held on murder charges after Texas authorities claimed this week he confessed to killing his pregnant sister in a doorbell camera video. Michael Egwuagu, 25, a former safety on the University of Texas at San Antonio football team was incarcerated at the Travis [...]

2020-01-03T17:16:27+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

200 lawmakers urge Supreme Court to reconsider Roe vs. Wade

By Darryl Coote  (0) More than 200 predominantly Republican lawmakers are urging the Supreme Court to overturn the landmark ruling that legalized abortion. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Jan. 3 (UPI) -- More than 200 lawmakers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider overturning Roe vs. Wade, a 1974 landmark decision to legalize abortion, in a [...]

2020-01-03T17:11:41+00:00January 3rd, 2020|

Trump signs robocall bill, reauthorizes Debbie Smith Act

By Clyde Hughes  (0) President Donald Trump signed a bill that gives law enforcement and phone customers more options in fighting robocalls. Photo by Olivier Douliery/UPI | License Photo Dec. 31 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump has signed a bills offering greater protection for U.S. consumers from unsolicited robocalls and reauthorizing an act that helps state and local law [...]

2019-12-31T16:45:47+00:00December 31st, 2019|

Donald Trump, Barack Obama tied as most admired man in 2019

President Donald Trump and former president Barack Obama chat at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 2017. Pool file photo by Rob Carr/UPI | License Phot Dec. 30 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama tied as the most admired man of 2019, according to Gallup survey results released Monday. This is the first year Trump has [...]

2019-12-31T16:40:13+00:00December 31st, 2019|