Monkeypox case reported in man whose ‘primary risk factor’ was close, non-sexual contact at crowded outdoor event

Monkeypox case reported in man whose ‘primary risk factor’ was close, non-sexual contact at crowded outdoor event

One man noticed his first lesion and then developed a rash about two weeks after attending a “large, crowded outdoor event that involved a few hours of close contact with others, including close dancing,” according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He tested positive for monkey pox after seeking help from an … Read more

Opening Statements Begin in R. Kelly’s Second Federal Trial

Opening Statements Begin in R. Kelly’s Second Federal Trial

Opening statements in the case against disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly began Wednesday setting out their allegations in the clearest language. “The defendant, Robert Kelly, had sex with several children,” Assistant American Atty said. Jason Julien told the jury. “He made videotapes of him having sex with children. And these two (co-)defendants, Derrel McDavid and … Read more

Spacewalk interrupted by Russian cosmonaut’s space suit problem

Spacewalk interrupted by Russian cosmonaut’s space suit problem

NASA officials said during a livestream that the cosmonaut, Oleg Artemyev, was never in danger. Still, problems with the battery pack that powers his spacesuit were worrisome enough for flight controllers to urgently order him to return to the space station and attach his suit to the ISS power supply. The battery problems caused “voltage … Read more

Fed minutes show more rate hikes to come, but pace may slow

Fed minutes show more rate hikes to come, but pace may slow

The Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, US, March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (Reuters) – Federal Reserve officials saw “little evidence” late last month that inflationary pressures in the US were easing, stealing themselves to force the … Read more

Jon Daniels fired by Rangers

Jon Daniels fired by Rangers

ARLINGTON — The Rangers have said goodbye to baseball operations president Jon Daniels, effective immediately. General manager Chris Young will take over all duties, including overseeing all aspects of the Rangers baseball division, the club said in a press release. The move comes just two days after Texas manager Chris Woodward was relieved of his … Read more

Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads innocent to shooting boyfriend on Hollywood sidewalk

Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads innocent to shooting boyfriend on Hollywood sidewalk

Rapper A$AP Rocky – boyfriend of singing superstar Rihanna and father of her three-month-old son – pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles today to shooting a former boyfriend and music partner during an argument. Rocky – real name Rakim Mayers – is charged with two felonies of assault with a semi-automatic firearm and faces up … Read more

NATO says it is ready to step up forces if tensions between Serbia and Kosovo escalate

NATO says it is ready to step up forces if tensions between Serbia and Kosovo escalate

BRUSSELS, Aug. 17 (Reuters) – NATO will increase its peacekeeping force in Kosovo if tensions with neighboring Serbia escalate, the alliance’s leader said Wednesday, on the eve of EU-facilitated talks between the Western Balkans’ alienated neighbors. “We now have an important mission, a military presence in Kosovo of nearly 4,000 troops,” Jens Stoltenberg told a … Read more

Target profit drops 90% as inflation-weary shoppers pull back

Target profit drops 90% as inflation-weary shoppers pull back

New York CNN Business — Target reported that second-quarter profits fell 90% and fell far short of expectations as inflation-weary customers pulled back on spending on non-essentials. Retailers, including Target, have been forced to cut prices for general merchandise such as clothing, electronics and household goods due to a surplus of goods. Consumers had to … Read more

Monkeypox patient’s nose is rotting after being dismissed as sunburn

Monkeypox patient’s nose is rotting after being dismissed as sunburn

A man’s nose started to rot in one of the most shocking cases of monkey pox reported to date. The 40-year-old German patient went to his doctor after a red spot appeared on his nose. It was then assumed that it was a sunburn and the man was sent home. But within a few days, … Read more