Daily Archive: February 2, 2018

Feb
02

Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter is charged

Arizona man who sold ammo to Las Vegas shooter is chargedCHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents.


Feb
02

U.S. flu outbreak worsens; hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade: CDC

U.S. flu outbreak worsens; hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade: CDCSixteen children died of the flu in the week ended Jan. 27, bringing total pediatric deaths to 53 for the season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s weekly report. Out of every 100,000 people in the general population, an estimated 51.4 have been hospitalized for the flu, surpassing the rate in the last severe season of 2014-2015, when 710,000 were hospitalized and 148 children died.


Feb
02

Girls in Slender Man stabbing case are sentenced to mental health facilities: Part 6

Girls in Slender Man stabbing case are sentenced to mental health facilities: Part 6Anissa Weier was ordered to a state mental health facility for up to 25 years, while Morgan will be sent to a state mental health facility for 40 years.


Feb
02

Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestess

Egypt unveils tomb of ancient priestessEgyptian archaeologists on Saturday unveiled the tomb of an Old Kingdom priestess adorned with well-preserved and rare wall paintings. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Enany told reporters that the tomb on the Giza plateau near Cairo was built for Hetpet, a priestess to Hathor, the goddess of fertility, who assisted women in childbirth.


Feb
02

Nigel, The Lonely Seabird, Dies Next To The Concrete Bird Replica He Loved For 5 Years

Nigel, The Lonely Seabird, Dies Next To The Concrete Bird Replica He Loved For 5 YearsConservation officers put up 80 decoys years ago in an attempt to bring gannets back to the island after a four-decade absence. It worked for Nigel, who showed up on the island in 2013, the first gannet to land there in 40 years. The ranger who found Nigel’s corpse, Chris Bell, said the experience was “incredibly sad,” reported the BBC.


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