Girl ‘would have lived if 999 call was escalated’

GP Nicola Leeson, who assessed Ffion, said she had recently received training in requesting ambulances to GP surgeries and had been given a specialist number. She said she made the first call at 14:24 GMT but was told she needed to dial 999. Related Topics Welsh Ambulance Service Pontypridd Cardiff Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Two arrested at Heathrow over drone protest

A large police presence has been seen around the airport, where the dispersal order will be in place until 04:30 on Sunday. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Laurence Taylor said: “We are really clear that [flying drones] is unlawful, it is a criminal offence, and anybody who turns up expecting to fly drones in that exclusion zone will be arrested.” The Met made seven pre-emptive arrests on Thursday, when officers caught suspected would-be drone pilots, including Extinction Rebellion co-founder, Roger Hallam, ahead of the planned action. Image copyright Met Police Image caption Met Police said it had put in place a 5km dispersal zone order around Heathrow to protect safety at the airport Heathrow Airport confirmed its runways were open adding it …

Historic towns to benefit from 95m boost named

Towns and cities had to bid for the £95m funding, which was first announced in May. The announcement comes after figures showed that about 16 shops a day closed in the first half of the year as retailers restructure their businesses and more shopping moves online. Lisa Hooker, consumer markets leader at PwC which was behind the research, said retailers had to invest more in making stores “relevant to today’s consumers”, but added that “new and different types of operators” needed encouragement to fill vacant space. ‘Wider regeneration’ The government said the money would “support wider regeneration” in the 69 successful areas by attracting future commercial investment. “Our nation’s heritage is one of our great calling cards to the world, …

Man Trump Called ‘My African American’ Ditches GOP To Run For Congress

Now, more than 2 1/2 years into Trump’s presidency, that man, Gregory Cheadle is abandoning the Republican Party to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2020. “PBS NewsHour” published Thursday. After 18 years in the party, he told the news program, he believes Republicans are using Black men like him as “political pawns” in their “pro-white” agenda. Cheadle didn’t say where he’ll run, but cornerstone of his presidency and campaign. He also Cheadle said Trump crossed the line for him when the president attacked the city of Baltimore and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) earlier this summer. Cheadle, who is from Redding, California, “They were sidestepping the people of color issue and saying that, ‘No, it’s …

Purdue Pharma and attorneys for thousands of opioids cases have a preliminary proposed settlement

(CNN)Purdue Pharma has reached a preliminary proposed settlement with multiple state, local and tribal governments that accuse the company of helping to drive the opioid crisis, officials said. But many attorney generals are opposing it and say the fight is not over. “AG (Dave) Yost continues to fight to get resources for those impacted statewide and has been actively involved in the negotiations,” he added. Details of the proposed settlement involving many entities, including Native American tribes, were not immediately available. Paul Farrell, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in the multi-district litigation, acknowledged to CNN that the deal isn’t final. “We recognize a lot of work needs to be done but we feel good progress has and will continue to …

Jets Fans Beg For Carli Lloyd After Kicker Sucks In Opening Loss

New York Jets fans on Sunday urged their team to sign soccer star The Gang Green faithful lit up Twitter after Jets kicker Kaare Vedvik Lloyd, who recently won her second straight World Cup with the U.S. women’s team, caught the NFL’s attention last month when she handle the pressure of the NFL and could learn a shorter kick approach to save time. H/T  RELATED… Carli Lloyd Shuts Down Doubts That She Could Be An NFL Kicker Watch Carli Lloyd Kick A 55-Yard Field Goal At An NFL Practice REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.

‘I’ve got a mortgage, a house, a car – we’re not trouble’

Image copyright Ghani Image caption Ghani fled two wars in Kuwait and Syria before resettling in Huddersfield Fleeing a war-torn country once is bad enough, but to experience it a second time round was even more traumatic for 37-year-old Ghani. Image caption The 37-year-old professional barber has dreams of opening a “barber academy” Ghani fled to Lebanon with his mum and three sisters, one of whom has severe learning disabilities, and lived there for three years before uprooting to Huddersfield in 2016. “I feel 19 July 2016 was like my new birthday. I had a new life. “I don’t care what people say about Huddersfield, it’s safe and I feel at home.” Ghani, who has dreams of opening a “barber …

Jet skiers saved 100 people trapped in flooded homes in the Bahamas

(CNN)Waters rose, beating against the house as a family of three hunkered on the second floor. Hour by hour, they checked the staircase to see how many steps had been lost to the water. The jet skis could not carry the weight of the three rescuers and the family of three. After capsizing twice, Pintard stayed behind, able to float over to a spot where he could stand. When the jet skis came back for Pintard, the family saw the scope of the rescue missions on the island of Grand Bahama, which was ravaged by the hurricane. Jensen Burrows and d’Sean Smith, as well as a dozen other jet skiers, were able to rescue 100 people that day. It’s a …

Now a post-tropical cyclone, Dorian makes landfall in Novia Scotia

(CNN)Dorian has left the United States but is still causing trouble The hurricane center transitioned the storm from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone earlier on Saturday. The loss of its hurricane status refers to the fact that it no longer has a warm core, CNN meteorologist Gene Norman explained, but Dorian is still a low-pressure system. “While the change in classification is technical, the fact of the matter is it’s still a dangerous situation and people in the area should not let their guard down,” Norman said. Kelly Henneberry, a resident of Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, had her bags packed and ready to go in case of a mandatory evacuation order. As of Saturday afternoon, there was just a …

Paedophile who ordered child abuse abroad jailed

He used online accounts and the dark web to order, pay for and watch the graphic abuse of children in the Philippines. One victim was a girl thought to be as young as three years old. The parents of the children were paid to carry out abuse of their own children on webcams. ‘Veneer of respectability’ On one occasion he asked for and watched the simultaneous abuse of one woman’s three daughters who were aged eight, seven and five. Mr Recorder Philpotts said the former Royal Navy chief petty officer had “a veneer of respectability that masked (his) depravity”. After Kay was arrested, police examined a number of computer devices and found chat logs of him arranging the abuse with …

Rouhani says Iran’s response to bilateral talks will always be ‘negative’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP) “If America lifts all of its sanctions — I believe it does not matter whether it returns to the [nuclear deal]; what is important is the sanctions — there still is a chance for America to attend meetings of the P5+1 like in the past,” Rouhani said. “But this will only be possible provided that it lifts all sanctions.” In 2015, the P5+1 — the U.S., the U.K., China, France and Russia, plus Germany — penned a nuclear pact with Iran and the European Union. President Trump announced last year that the United States was leaving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which he called “the worst deal ever” for America, maintaining that Iran was …

Mass Shootings Are ‘Just Getting Worse’ As FBI Fights To Keep Up

Law enforcement agencies are grappling with the sheer number of active shooter investigations on their plates, FBI special agent in charge Christopher Combs said after a shooter “If you look at the numbers, we’re looking at an active shooter every other week in this country,” Combs said, The frequency of such attacks is wearing on investigators and government officials. Investigators are getting at least some help from the public. The FBI reported a spike in tips after an alleged white nationalist fatally shot 22 people in El Paso on Aug. 3, and authorities have since arrested Meanwhile, however, Texas is making it easier to access guns, despite having been home to WQAD reports. he oversaw and defended the relaxed gun restrictions. …

The Group Raising An NRA-Style Army Of Environmental Super Voters Is Expanding

A year before the 2018 elections, Nathaniel Stinnett climate crisis ― they just need to be persuaded to turn out on Election Day. The group raised about $475,000 in 2017. Last year, it hauled in over $1.5 million. Billionaire Jeremy Grantham, the British financier who’s Grist reported last year. But about 2,000 donors gave $100 or less each over the past year, Stinnett said.  multitrillion-dollar to slash planet-heating emissions and drinking water infrastructure.  surveyfound RELATED COVERAGE Jay Inslee Actually Knows Why He’s Running For President Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Orlando man who lost 25 percent of skin to flesh-eating bacteria has died

According to his obituary, David Ireland, 50, of Orlando, died this past Thursday. The navy veteran and father of two young girls started having flu-like symptoms, including aches and fever, on August 16, his wife, Jody Ireland, told Fox News. (David Ireland family) “It was unexpected,” she told Fox News. “He was fine one minute and sick the next.” After Ireland, a father of two girls ages seven and five, was admitted to the hospital, doctors had to remove over 25 percent of the skin from his body, and his kidneys failed, his wife said. Jody said her husband was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a rare bacterial infection that could spread quickly in the body and could turn deadly, according to the Centers for …

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Retracts Unverified Trump Finances Report

Lawrence O’Donnell said that he was wrong to read a story about President “I did not go through the rigorous verification and standards process here at MSNBC before repeating what I heard from my source,” he said at the start of his show. He said if he had gone through the process, he wouldn’t have been permitted to report it.  “We don’t know whether the information is inaccurate,” he said. “But the fact is, we do know it wasn’t ready for broadcast, and for that I apologize.” teased on Twitter too. He stressed the story had not been confirmed by NBC News, was based on a single anonymous source and still needed to be verified to determine if it was …