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Woman hits back at cruel Facebook meme trend

Saying that she was writing the post "not as someone who is a victim but as someone who is using their voice", she wrote that her post was "a reminder that the innocent people that are being put in these memes are probably up just as late scrolling through Facebook and feeling something that I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy".


Six percent of Zika pregnancies result in birth defects

Six percent of Zika pregnancies result in birth defects

The department also noted a new report of an undetermined case in a patient who was exposed to the virus in both Miami-Dade County and another local transmission area. Symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. That report was published online December 14 in the Journal of the American Medical Association .


You Should Expect Delays on Your UPS and FedEx Holiday Packages

You Should Expect Delays on Your UPS and FedEx Holiday Packages

UPS in particular has brought hundreds of workers from its headquarters and other corporate offices to assist with operations at hubs facing the greatest difficulty, people familiar with the matter told the Journal . That was an improvement from about 95% at both companies on the same week in 2015. Both FedEx and UPS earlier this year said that they planned to hire roughly the same number of seasonal employees during the holiday season as they did for the holidays last year; FedEx also ...



Texas city says 1 chemical seeped into water

Test results for the water are expected this afternoon. For now, that means no drinking, bathing, or cooking with any tap water for close to 300,000 residents that rely on the city supply. Garcia said frequent problems with water safety have been a frustration for him and his family. "Why do we have to pay a water bill" and not get refunded?, Garcia said.


Guardiola 'so sad' with lengthy injury lay-off expected for Ilkay Gundogan

Guardiola 'so sad' with lengthy injury lay-off expected for Ilkay Gundogan

He told the club's official website , "As a full-back you go into a game thinking you have to defend but when you have the chance to go forward especially at the far post and attack the space, it is good". "A clean sheet is important, to be solid behind gives confidence for the people in front". "He is part of this history and played well with and without the ball", said the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach.


FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day

FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day

Wheeler, a former cable industry lobbyist, was appointed to the chairman position three years ago by Obama and quickly established himself as the cable industry's worst enemy. During the campaign, Trump said little about the FCC itself. The department now has two Republican commissioners and a single Democratic commissioner.