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Islamic State bent on using chemical arms when Mosul invasion comes: Pentagon

Davis said the United States has provided more than 50,000 gas masks to Iraq, with about 40,000 going to Iraqi security forces. ISIS is also suspected of using chlorine gas in Syria. official asserts. Davis said that the jihadists had already used mustard gas "at least a couple dozen" times, packing a "rudimentary" form of the chemical weapon into crude, makeshift munitions.


Dollar gains against euro on Deutsche Bank fears, falls vs Mexican peso

Dollar gains against euro on Deutsche Bank fears, falls vs Mexican peso

During the debate on Monday night, the dollar swung as much as 2% against the Mexican currency. Threats by the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to build higher walls, deport migrants and a generally radical rhetoric has seen Mexico become perhaps the most targeted audience in terms of the consequences of the upcoming U.S.


Weekend Rain Ushers In Fall Temperatures

Weekend Rain Ushers In Fall Temperatures

Showers and storms become more widespread as a cold front edges closer to the area by the early evening. In addition, some storms may be strong to severe with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy skies will follow into Wednesday night , along with a 50 percent chance of showers after 8 p.m. Showers taper off Saturday . Such heavy rain would do wonders for our impending drought situation.


Over 90 Percent of the World Is Breathing Really Crappy Air

Over 90 Percent of the World Is Breathing Really Crappy Air

According to World Health Organization experts, the problem is most acute in cities, but air in rural areas is worse than many think. About three million deaths a year are linked to outdoor air pollution exposure around the world and an estimated 6.5 million people died from air quality-related health issues in 2012 alone-about 11.6% of all global deaths that year, according to the WHO .


Tests for Zika link in microcephaly baby

Tests for Zika link in microcephaly baby

Another woman, who is 36 weeks pregnant, has a fetus with an abnormally small head detected on ultrasound. Public Health Minister Piyasakon Sakolsatayadorn said authorities needed to be thorough in their investigation of the cases. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. While the virus is being transmitted by mosquitoes in approximately 50 countries and two areas in Florida the mosquito species that carries the virus has not been found in MS since the early 1990s.



Health of Israel's Peres Deteriorates After Major Stroke

His doctors are anxious". Peres, 93, has held almost every major office in Israel, serving twice as prime minister. Serving in the largely ceremonial post of president, he was a voice for peace and urged his country to move forward with negotiations with the Palestinians.