American missionary in ‘unlawful medical practice’ suit after babies died in Uganda

(CNN)An American missionary has been accused of posing as a medical expert in Uganda, in a case involving the deaths of two local children. Bach was interviewed about her organization by two local TV stations in Virginia in 2017, CNN affiliates WSET and WSLS. “Our focus is malnutrition,” she told WSLS at the time, “We do preventative care programs and also treatment services.” ‘A God-given vision’ But according to WPI, Zubeda and Annet were led to believe that Bach was a “medical doctor” and that her home in Uganda’s Jinja district was a “medical facility,” as she was often seen “wearing a white coat, a stethoscope and often administered medications to children in her care.” Two former SHC employees also …

Civil case dropped against Kevin Spacey over alleged Nantucket groping incident

No reason given for ending civil case, which cannot be refiled but actor still faces criminal charge of indecent assault and battery A young man who says filed on 26 June in Nantucket superior court has been voluntarily dismissed. No reason was provided either by Garabedian or in the court filing. Garabedian said he would have no further comment. A telephone message was left at his office. According to the court filing, the suit was dismissed with prejudice, which means it cannot be refiled. It says because no adverse party has served an answer or motion for summary judgment in this matter, plaintiff is dismissing the civil action. An email was left on Friday requesting comment from Alan Jackson, Spaceys …

Russian Artist Sums Up What Instagram Is All About (6 Pics)

If you use Instagram regularly, you are probably familiar with the scenario. Someone has traveled to a scenic place, let’s say Rome. They want to show their followers all the beautiful sights in the eternal city – The Vatican, The Spanish Steps, The Colosseum. But do they, really? Usually traveling together with a long-suffering friend (who is mostly there to be a personal photographer), they faithfully tour the well-trodden path, looking not for historical and cultural inspiration but something far more important: a photo opportunity. They are feeling cute today! And so this ancient and atmospheric amphitheater – once used for savage gladiatorial contests at the height of the Roman Empire – is relegated to background fodder; a mere prop …

19 Tiny Things You Can Do That Will Brighten The World Around You

Megan Minutillo Updated July 4, 2019 By Natalie Allen 1. Smile at a stranger – you never know how that could make someone’s day. Just don’t be weird about it. 2. Hold a door open for a stranger. 3. Acknowledge the homeless person you would typically walk by as you race down whatever city street you’re on. You don’t have to stop and have a conversation. A smile or a head nod can suffice – but make a habit out of seeing people, all people. 4. Say, “thank you” to whoever holds a door open for you. 5. Say, “thank you” to your barista in the morning. 6. Say, “thank you” to your spouse for making the coffee. 7. Say, …

Stay Single Until You Meet A Forever Person That Looks Like This

Kirsten Corley Updated July 4, 2019 By luizclas Stay single until you find someone who makes an effort. The effort in surprises. The effort in planning dates. The effort in you. Investing time and energy into the things you care about. Forever starts with the effort and commitment someone invests in you. As you should them. Stay single until you find someone who works to build your trust. The one who takes things slow. The one who really wants to know about every sharp edge you have and about the past you regret. Someone who teaches it okay to have made mistakes as long as you learn. But more that that learn from each other. Forever starts with a foundation …

Turns Out, Farmers Are Protecting Their Calves From Frostbite With Earmuffs, And Its Too Cute

@ThisFarmingMan_ shared a picture of one of these youngsters rocking pink earmuffs and it snowballed like crazy. Now, the image has over 170K likes and has people obsessing with the latest cow fashion trends. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits:  Calves and the Cold. “The extremities are most at risk. Frozen ears and tails result in changes of cattle appearance but do not affect cattle performance significantly.” If a calf freezes its feet, however, it must be put to sleep or it will die. WFDF2016 “Newborn calves are most at risk because they are wet and because they have a large surface area in relation to their total body mass,” Dr. Whittier continued. “Calves are not fully capable of maintaining …

Papayas From Mexico Linked To Salmonella Outbreak In 6 States

papaya from salmonella outbreak that has sickened at least 62 people, sending more than a third of them to hospitals.  Food and Drug Administration said Friday. the FDA said. Regulators did not order a recall, but urged people who live in the affected states to dispose of any papaya, even if some was eaten and no one got sick. This includes fruit salad or other mixes that contain papayas from Mexico. Any surfaces where the papaya had been stored should be washed and sanitized, the CDC said. Tips on doing Of the 62 illnesses reported, 23 people required hospitalization. The first reported illness began on Jan. 14, and the start of the latest was on June 8. Most of the …

More than 3,000 motorcyclists ride through New Hampshire to honor the seven bikers killed in a June collision

(CNN)Thousands of motorcyclists rode across New Hampshire on Saturday to honor seven bikers killed in a collision with a pickup truck in June. The seven victims of the June crash were Marine veterans and their spouses — members of the Jarheads Motorcycle Club for honorably discharged corpsmen. They were traveling west on Route 2, on their way to a charity event, when a pickup truck crossed into their lane from the opposite direction, killing them, according to a criminal complaint. The truck driver, 23-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, pleaded not guilty to seven charges of negligent homicide. In the days following the accident, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation revealed Zhukovskyy had received an intoxicated driving charge in Connecticut in May, which should …

Ex-Ethics Chief Spells Out What Trump’s July 4 Bash Was Really All About

Walter Shaub, the former head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, on Friday critically described President “Your tax dollars coopted for the benefit of a man whose idea of public service is the public serving him,” tweeted Shaub, in response to Trump posting a video summary of the event that cast the president in a glowing light. It’s unclear exactly how much taxpayers will have to fork out for Thursday’s festivities, which saw tanks stationed on the capital’s streets and military airplanes flying overhead. Trump also gave a rain-soaked address, which itself The final, total cost could soar into the tens of millions of dollars. The National Park Service reportedly  Shaub, who served in the government ethics role under …

Before You Decide to Give Up Trying, Read This

Sacha Kurucz Updated July 5, 2019 By Clay Banks Going back is not an option. Rewriting the story isn’t either, and the more you think about how irreversible this unforgiving circumstance is, the more knotted up you feel inside. Does this sound like you? Then read on. Trust me when I say that I understand. I have sat back many times in my short existence and wondered why life doesn’t always feel like it’s on your side and whether constantly dodging the curveballs it throws is worth the energy it requires. Of course, not everything that occurs is the worst case scenario, and there are times when rising to the challenge seems doable. But sometimes, when things go wrong once …

This Fourth of July, Trump will star in a movie of his own making

We will view the presidents remake of Gladiator, the Oscar-winning tale of a debauched and self-venerating Roman emperor Donald Trump won the presidency but never scored an Emmy for the Apprentice despite 15 seasons and 192 episodes. Come this Independence Day, however, the president will star in a movie of his own making. On the Fourth of July, the president will produce and take center stage in his own remake of Gladiator, Ridley Scotts Academy Award-winning tale of a debauched and self-venerating Roman emperor. Broadcast and filmed before a live audience from the Lincoln Memorial, Trumps extravaganza looms as a cinematic production befitting his politics and persona. flanked by the service branches brass, Trump will seek to honor himself as …

Iran set to announce further reductions to nuclear commitments on Sunday

(CNN)Iran will announce on Sunday new reductions to its nuclear commitments agreed to in the unraveling Iran nuclear deal, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported Saturday. Under the 2015 deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Iran agreed to slash its stockpile of enriched uranium by 90% and cap uranium enrichment at 3.67%. The agreement also reduced the number of its centrifuges by two-thirds. During Saturday’s phone call, Macron voiced “his strong concern about the risk of a further weakening of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and the consequences that would necessarily follow,” the palace said in a statement. He agreed to explore options with Rouhani “for a resumption of dialogue between all parties” by July 15, according …

Elizabeth Warren: ‘My faith animates all that I do’

(CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who does not usually speak about her faith on the campaign trail, talked at length on Saturday morning at the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s annual convention in Chicago about the role her faith plays in the decisions she’s made in her life. She continued: “As I traveled this country and I hear from the American people they share their struggles, they share their fears, they share their concerns but the people know what is right and they are ready to act. They know that they have been called for such a time as this. And they are willing to step up, I am here today to say that none of us is alone in this fight. When I am …