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LA County Health Department Declares Mumps Outbreak

LA County Health Department Declares Mumps Outbreak

The state Department of Public Health has recorded 12 mumps cases since the end of March. In all 12 cases, the adults are between 20 and 41 years old living in Chelsea, Boston and Revere. They continue to say that women and heterosexual men have fallen ill, but in those cases the individuals had social connections to men having sex with men.


San Antonio Files Suit Against Santuary Cities Law

San Antonio Files Suit Against Santuary Cities Law

The lawsuit argues the law, which will allow local cops to ask about immigration status even in routine police encounters (like traffic stops), was clearly "enacted with the objective of discriminating against Latinos and against immigrants".



The Fitbit Inc (FIT) Receives Hold Rating from Longbow Research

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $5.71 and a 200-day moving average of $6.57. The company posted an earnings surprise of 0.211%. Piper Jaffray maintained Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT ) rating on Monday, August 24. Fitbit had a return on equity of 11.94% and a net margin of 4.67%. Equities research analysts forecast that Fitbit will post ($0.35) EPS for the current fiscal year.



Man with new tattoo dies after getting flesh eating bacteria while swimming

The man started experiencing minor fever and chills along with a rash close to the tattoo after swimming . He reportedly developed sepsis in his right calf, which had turned purple by the time he was admitted to the hospital. Other diseases that can be transmitted by the use of needles on the skin are hepatitis B, hepatitis C, AIDS, and tetanus, although the risk should be minimal if the tattoo is acquired with an artist that follows common sanitary procedures.


China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

Climate scientist Michael Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, took particular exception to Trump's comment, tweeting yesterday: " Donald Trump just lied to the world". "Numerous other countries haven't spent anything, and many of them will never pay one dime". Even operating outside the Paris accord, Mr. Trump insisted that the United States would be an environmental exemplar.