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Asia Briefs: Winds hinder efforts to tame tanker fire

Asia Briefs: Winds hinder efforts to tame tanker fire

The Sanchi collided with the CF Crystal about 160 nautical miles off the coast near Shanghai on Saturday evening, the Chinese Ministry of Transportation said in a statement. It was only slightly damaged and its 21 crew members were secured. The flames were forcing the South Korean Coast Guard's search and rescue team to stay as far as 4.8km away from the tanker, two South Korean officials said.


Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana

Federal Crackdown Likely Won't Impact Oklahoma Vote on Medicinal Marijuana

But asked Thursday for the president's position on marijuana, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "The president strongly believes we should enforce federal law". He equates the drug with heroin, has blamed pot for a rising tide of violence, and has said that medical use of marijuana has been "hyped, maybe too much".


USA security experts back Iran nuclear deal, as Trump faces deadlines

USA security experts back Iran nuclear deal, as Trump faces deadlines

In October, the Republican president announced that he would not certify that staying in the pact was in the USA national security interest, and threatened to pull out if lawmakers did not act to toughen it. "As the Iranian people suffer, their government and the IRGC fund foreign militants, terrorist groups, and human rights abuses". "It will be telling if any country tries to deny the Security Council from even having this discussion".


7-Eleven Customers Might Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A

7-Eleven Customers Might Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), HAV is generally transmitted via person to person through consuming contaminated foods, drinking contaminated water, or via feces. Meanwhile, 7-Eleven sanitized the store and threw away all its food stocks. "We are working closely with the Salt Lake County Health Department". "This is an important reminder to food service establishments that they should consider vaccinating their food-handling employees against hepatitis A ...


'Bama-Georgia draws 2nd-largest CFP championship TV audience

'Bama-Georgia draws 2nd-largest CFP championship TV audience

So coming out of halftime, Saban did the unthinkable: On the game's biggest stage, with a title on the line, he rolled the dice and benched Hurts in favor of a true freshman with eight games of backup experience under his belt. "I don't call the plays, I don't control that", Hardman said. Rodrigo Blankenship stepped up and cooly hit a 51-yard field goal anyway for the 23-20 Georgia lead.


Alabama's Bo Scarbrough Denies Yelling

Alabama's Bo Scarbrough Denies Yelling "F*ck Trump"

This video of Scarbrough yelling an expletive, followed by what sounded an bad lot like "Trump", was tweeted out by Sporting News last night. The video got a lot of attention online, but after the game was over, Scarbrough tweeted that Sporting News got it wrong.