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Winds have carried the smoke to cities miles away. Residents of SC should be aware of possible health effects related to smoke from wildfires in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and SC, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Monday.
  • Google Announces Artificial Intelligence Group For Google Cloud

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    Google Cloud has announced its plans to add a series of GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) offerings to its service starting early next year. Also today Google announced the formation of a new cloud machine learning and AI unit at during a media briefing at a Google office in San Francisco.
  • Replacing professional nurses with nursing assistants linked to heightened death risk

    Replacing professional nurses with nursing assistants linked to heightened death risk

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    The study is based on data from 13,077 nurses in 243 hospitals and 18,828 patients in 182 of the same hospitals in the six countries. "The registered nurse is educated to degree level and has a wide range of clinical experience". She said: "Staff and patients can see the effects when staffing levels become diluted". The Government insists the creation of the new nursing associate post will mean extra staff, rather than the replacement of registered nurses.
  • Trump Makes Case for Electoral College

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    All of the electors in the United States will vote on the President and Vice President at their state capitals December 19th. Mr Obama said Mr Trump "was able to tap into, yes, the anxieties, but also the enthusiasm of his voters in a way that was impressive, and I said so to him" in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday.
  • Sushma Swaraj suffers kidney failure, put on dialysis at AIIMS

    Sushma Swaraj suffers kidney failure, put on dialysis at AIIMS

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    She is known for reacting quickly to calls for help from Indians living or travelling overseas. Swaraj, who had been admitted to AIIMS a week ago, has also said that she was undergoing tests for a kidney transplant. Some of Swaraj's tests reports that HT accessed show her creatinine levels fluctuating between 5.1mg% and 4.7mg%. Millions of Indians suffer from kidney disease, mostly because of high rates of diabetes.
  • Trump names Priebus, Bannon to plum posts

    Trump names Priebus, Bannon to plum posts

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    That scares its critics, which consider Breitbart News the home of cheerleaders rather than journalists - and often offensive ones at that. "In that vein, the appointment of Steve Bannon, the former CEO of Breitbart News , to Trump's top-team is deeply worrying".
  • Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey release from prison officially ordered

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    Avery, 54, is serving a life sentence at a Wisconsin prison. His original conviction was overturned earlier this year after the judge ruled police had made false promises to him during his confession. Dassey's conviction was overturned in August. Dassey would have to meet numerous other conditions, including reporting to a probation officer, not owning a gun or other weapon, being available for home visits and getting approval before moving.
  • Bernie Sanders Paints Scary Potential Picture of Trump Presidency on Colbert

    Bernie Sanders Paints Scary Potential Picture of Trump Presidency on Colbert

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    He added that the ideas espoused in the book and on his campaign appeal to most Americans - unlike Trump's campaign promises. "People do not think we should give tax breaks to billionaires". Regarding the anti-Trump protests that have been taking place around the country, Sanders said supportively, "I think people are expressing their feelings".
  • Child safety group releases annual list of unsafe toys

    Child safety group releases annual list of unsafe toys

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    The group World Against Toys Causing Harm Inc released its "10 Worst Toys of 2016" at the start of the USA holiday shopping season, saying it intends to call attention to playthings that may be more unsafe than parents realize. Peppy Pups: There are no warnings, but the box reads "Adult supervision required". Flying Heroes Superman Launcher: For ages 4 and up, this toy could result in eye and facial injuries.
  • Anti-Obama protesters in Athens to test police ban

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    Some 2,500 people brandishing banners denouncing United States imperialism and claiming "Obama non grata", or not welcome, were blocked from heading toward the site where Obama was meeting Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Demonstrations in central Athens were banned for the two-day visit by Obama, who heads afterward to Germany, then Peru, in his last diplomatic tour.