Tag Archives: 2014

Warning About Faulty Lead Testing In Children And Mothers Since 2014

Faulty lead testing means that thousands of children may need to be re-tested for lead poisoning, after a report found that standard tests may be inaccurate. On Wednesday, the FDA warned that some blood tests used to check for lead poisoning in both women and children since 2014 may have incorrectly indicated that children were safe from lead exposure. The ...

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Nigeria reports first polio cases since 2014

The Nigerian government has reported two cases of polio – the country’s first in two years. It said two children had been paralysed by the disease in the north-eastern Borno state, a part of Nigeria where Boko Haram militants are active. The development is seen as a major setback for Nigeria, which was on track to be declared polio free ...

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Russia doping: Wada to publish Sochi 2014 doping findings

Russia could face a complete Olympic ban if allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are proven on Monday. An independent commission set up by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has been investigating the claims and is to publish its findings. Russian track and field athletes are banned from international competition, including the Rio Olympics. But individual ...

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Johnny Depp — Report: Attacked Amber in 2014, Assistant Apologized by Text

Johnny Depp kicked Amber Heard and repeatedly attacked her as far back as 2014, and his assistant begged Amber to forgive him … according to text messages sent between them and posted by ET. Depp’s assistant, Stephen Deuters, purportedly texted Amber in 2014 to say, “He was appalled. When I told him he kicked you, he cried. It was disgusting. ...

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First Schoolgirl Rescued From Infamous 2014 Boko Haram Kidnapping

Yesterday in Nigeria’s Sambisa Forest near the Cameroon border, anti-Boko Haram forces doing a nightly patrol were met by one of the 219 girls who were taken from their school dormitories by the terrorist organization in 2014. According to the BBC, activists said her name is Amina Ali Nkeki, though a spokesperson for the Nigerian army gave her name as ...

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Johnny Manziel Wasn’t The Top QB Target By Browns Coaching Staff In 2014 Draft

By now, most football fans know the relationship between the Cleveland Browns and Johnny Manziel ended ugly. What some fans might not know is Johnny Manziel was not the quarterback the Cleveland Browns originally wanted. Considering the sales job the team did after the 2014 draft, in which they traded up in order to take a quarterback earlier in the ...

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After Two Years, Popular Hallyu Stars Of K-Pop And K-Dramas Show Respect To 2014 Sewol Ferry Disaster

If there is one singular year fans of the Hallyu Wave would say was the worst, it would easily be 2014. Though Hallyu encompasses Korean music, art, film, and culture’s extension outside of South Korea, the tragedies happening in 2014 were encompassed as the “Kpopcalypse.” That was the year many Girls’ Generation members were in relationship scandals, Bom of 2NE1 ...

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Bernie Sanders And His Wife Made $205K In 2014, Their Tax Returns Show, While The Clintons Made $27 Million During The Same Period

Bernie Sanders on Friday revealed that he earns approximately $ 205,000 a year, following relentless pressure from Hillary Clinton’s campaign to publish his full tax returns. Previously during Thursday night’s Democratic debate in Brooklyn, New York, Clinton had cranked up the pressure on the Vermont senator to release his tax returns, saying that the American people expect each presidential candidate ...

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“In 2014, there were only 175 jury trials in the entire New York City Criminal Court (about 1/20 of

“In 2014, there were only 175 jury trials in the entire New York City Criminal Court (about 1/20 of 1% of the cases that entered the court the same year). On the other hand, there were about 175,000 guilty pleas.” A CUNY law professor argues for the abolishment of the New York City Criminal Court. Gawker

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Indians fan apologizes for wearing redface in 2014

This year, Pedro Rodriguez appeared not with a headdress and an argument, but a pair of wraparound sunglasses and an apology. In the same air brushed sweatshirt that he wore when he confronted protesters outside the ironically named Progressive Field in 2014, Cleve Scene reports that Rodriguez apologized to Robert Roche for comments he made while wearing redface. Roche is ...

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