Mar
29
2020
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4 Things To Look For In Mice Treatment Service Providers

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When mice infest a home, the homeowner should immediately call an exterminator. Mice can damage a home’s structure, and their droppings can transmit diseases. Homeowners should not choose just anyone to handle a mouse infestation; they should choose a qualified, licensed professional. Below are things for customers to consider before choosing an exterminator for Mice Treatment.

Look for Licensing

To properly diagnose and treat a rodent infestation inside a home, the exterminator should be licensed. State licensing lets the customer know that the technician has the skills necessary to control mice, and that they have learned about extermination. Bonding is important as well, as it protects the customer and the contractor from costs associated with damage done during the treatment process.

Ask for References

Before allowing the exterminator to set foot in the home, the customer should ask for a list of past customers. If possible, call each of these clients and ask for their opinions of the company. Did the technician get rid of the mice, and if not, were they willing and able to stick with the job until completion? Customers should ask questions so they know what to expect.

Look for an Action Plan

Once a customer chooses an exterminator, they should discuss which actions will be taken to get rid of the mice in the home. Some companies have preferred methods with which they eliminate mice; homeowners should ensure that they are comfortable with the techniques and they know what is involved. By discussing the plan with the exterminator, the customer can determine whether they are trustworthy enough to handle the job.

Levels of Service

Every home is different, and every rodent infestation has unique factors. Customers should choose an exterminator who offers different Mice Treatment service packages to meet a homeowner’s specific needs. While some homes may have minor infestations, others may have more severe problems that require a labor-intensive approach. By finding an exterminator like Bowman Termite & Pest Management LLC who can tailor their approach to the situation and the budget, a homeowner can ensure that they only pay for the services they need. You can connect with them on Facebook for more updates!

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Mar
29
2020
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Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

Saturday, March 5, 2005Simply massaging low birth weight babies with sunflower seed oil can protect them from potentially fatal infections.

Infections and complications from preterm birth cause more than half of all neonatal deaths, and very low birth weight babies are particularly vulnerable.

Preterm babies have immature skin that lacks a protective film called vernix that has antimicrobial properties.

In some countries, such as India, newborns are routinely massaged with mustard oil.

But mustard oil, says Gary Darmstadt of John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, can delay recovery of the skin barrier and have a toxic effect on skin.

Seeking an alternative low-cost product, Darmstadt and colleagues experimented with sunflower oil and an ointment called Aquaphor that comprises petrolatum, mineral oil, mineral wax and lanolin.

The researchers tested the treatments on 497 newborns (72 hours old or less) and preterm babies (less than 33 weeks gestation) between 1998 and 2003 in Bangladesh.

They applied the treatments to the entire body besides the scalp and face three times daily for the first 14 days and then twice daily until discharge.

Babies treated with sunflower oil were found 41% less likely to develop infections than controls.

“Evidence is emerging that the skin is much more important as a barrier to infection than previously recognized, particularly in preterm infants whose skin is underdeveloped,” says Darmstadt. “The good news is that treatment is available to strengthen the function of the skin as a barrier in these vulnerable newborns.”

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Feb
24
2020
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How Reliable And Efficient Are Smart Cars Compared To Other Models In The Same Field?

How reliable and efficient are Smart cars compared to other models in the same field?

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Essence Harold

This is not a huge concern these days as most car manufacturers have just gone through a bidding war, offering longer and longer warranties. Yet it is important to know that Smart models have been developed to be a high standard of reliability.

So if this is something you are concerned about then here is a selection of reasons why Smart models are durable, completed with a little help from www.carleasingspecialoffers.net:

For so many drivers, efficiency is a fundamental measure to take into account when choosing a car and in this respect a Smart is a great option. Smart cars are incredible economical to drive, which means they’ll hold up well if you’re taking regular long distance trips. Smarts are perfect for the everyday driver, as they are built with functionality in mind which means that you can drastically cut back on the amount of fuel you use at the pump, particularly compared to other similar vehicles. This is just one of the factors that have contributed towards the Smart being a best-seller for its type. As a result, they are perfect for everyday driving around, such as for getting around the town, making the daily commute or dropping the kids off at school.

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With a new Smart you get a car with modern and stylized interiors, with smooth surfaces and flash colours. The display panel is brightly lit and easily visible and the fabrics and upholstery are of immense quality. There is also a stereo system and easy to use control panel, which is ideal for the modern driver. Interiors are also easy to clean, making them perfect for young drivers or people with children. The stylish and practical design of Smart cars, as well as the other aspects mentioned in this article, makes Smart cars perfect for professional, young and modern drivers that do a lot of city driving.

Smart engines can offer you making it eco-friendly. This technology has been developed over the last few decades to provide an alternative to the gas consuming engines and cars of the seventies and eighties, this means that driving a Smart is a lot more efficient. You will therefore be cutting down on the amount of fuel that you use and you could save a lot of money over the course of the year. As a result Smarts are perfect for people who drive often particularly commuters.

Smart cars are really quick and clear to use mainly because of the extremely low power to weight ratio. They are really full of excellence for speed acceleration and city roving, making them ideal for commuters or for regular trips into the city centre. The speed and power of the engine which Smart motors are adept at ensures that the firm has gained a reputation for making quick, simple to manoeuvre cars which are superbly built for negotiating any of the hazardous travelling conditions you may encounter. This perhaps explains why Smart leasing at www.carleasingspecialoffers.net is such a prime choice with university leavers and young families.

When driving a Smart you can’t help but notice how smooth it runs, as it seems to flow along the street effortlessly. This may explain why it is so efficient, or at least more efficient than some cars, as it is very economical to run. All of this means that you appreciate getting comfortable in the driving seat and taking your Smart out for a ride, irrespective of whether it is to a bustling shopping complex or your job base. What’s more they handle excellently giving you a steady control and practical grip on the tarmac. For this reason the driving of Smart cars makes them unique in the market.

Most drivers prefer to choose a car that is both practical and functional as they want to make sure that they feel entirely at ease in their car. Design is an absolutely crucial element in creating a car that will perform not only functionally but in terms of performance and comfort. Due to this, the engineers at Smart have pulled out all the stops to improve the functionality of their cars, choosing to create a car that the modern driver will appreciate. Smart cars have all taken into account the needs of the everyday driver, for instance, they might have more room in the boot for luggage or extra child safety features. Cars in the Smart range are great for those looking to make everyday errands and commute.

Hopefully you now have a better idea of the features that make Smart models so reliable and you should therefore know whether they are ideal for your own personal driving needs.

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Feb
24
2020
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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer makes 2005 Budget speech

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

The United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Honourable Gordon Brown PC MP, in a speech to the British House of Commons today presented his ninth Budget, what is very likely to be his last Budget before the next UK General Election. This opened the parliamentary debate on the 2005 Finance Bill, and was followed by responses from the opposition parties.

In a 48 minute long speech, the Chancellor presented a Budget of “tax cuts that are reasonable, spending that is affordable, and [economic] stability that is paramount”, that was “the prudent course for Britain”. There were few surprises that had not already been indicated in his 2004 pre-Budget report. The increase in the threshold on stamp duty was greater than that forecast by commentators, as was the amount of the Council Tax rebate to households with pensioners.

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Feb
23
2020
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Chili Finger Incident

 Correction — October 10, 2019 The day of the alleged incident, March 22, 2005, was a Tuesday, not a Thursday. 

Friday, May 6, 2005

On Thursday the 22nd of March, 2005, Anna Ayala, a woman from Las Vegas, claimed to have found a human finger in her bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant located at 1405 Monterey Highway, just south of downtown San Jose, California, owned by Fresno-based Jern Management.. The finger, which probably belonged to a woman as it had a long and manicured fingernail, did not belong to any of the restaurant employees. The food supplies were seized by officials to be traced back to its manufacturers, while the restaurant was permitted to open again later with chili prepared from fresh ingredients.

Wikinews reporter David Vasquez drove his car up to the drive-thru menu and found that chili was still on the menu, at a price of US$1.19 for a small serving. He also witnessed workers unloading supplies from a semi-trailer truck in the restaurant’s parking lot, and carting them into the back door of the establishment.

Initially, county health officials said Ayala was fine and the finger had been cooked, which would have killed any bacteriae in the finger. However, on March 27, officials admitted they were not so sure anymore. Tests were done on the finger to determine this. Dr. Martin Fenstersheib, Santa Clara County’s health officer, said that even if the finger was still raw when Ayala bit into it, the risk was low that she would have become infected with anything. However, he advised that Ayala should undergo a series of precautionary follow-up tests.

Sales at Wendy’s went down because of the incident. Wendy’s International, Inc. (WEN) closed at US$39.43 on Thursday the 22nd, and as the stock exchange was closed for the Good Friday holiday, traders did not weigh in the stock until the next Monday.

By Tuesday the 5th of April, officials had still not succeeded in tracking down the owner of the finger. The fingerprint on the detached digit has been run through an FBI database as well as the local criminal database in Santa Clara County, but no matches were found. According to Rich Reneau, who was leading the investigation at the time, the fingerprint was marginal, and the likelihood of finding a match was slim.

Wendy’s stock did not go down significantly and was trading at US$39.37 that morning.

The next day, on Wednesday the 6th, Las Vegas police searched the home of Anna Ayala. About a dozen officers conducted the search at Ayala’s home at Maryland Parkway and Serene Street at about 4 p.m. local time (23:00 UTC), according to witnesses at the scene. Ayala and other residents were handcuffed and brought out of the house. Ayala said that her teenage daughter, Genesis Reyes, had torn shoulder ligaments as a result of the search. The Las Vegas Review-Journal ran a photo of Reyes wearing a sling in their Friday edition. In San Jose, police spokeswoman Gina Tepoorten confirmed to reporters that investigators had served the warrant in cooperation with Las Vegas police on Wednesday, but she refused to reveal specific details about the warrant. By that time, Wendy’s was offering a US$50,000 reward for information leading to the source of the finger.

Research by the Associated Press uncovered Ayala’s history of lawsuits. Ayala successfully won her suit for medical expenses against the national El Pollo Loco chicken-chain, a previous employer, after her daughter Genesis contracted salmonella poisoning, allegedly from eating at the restaurant. However, Ayala lost another suit against General Motors in 2000 claiming that a wheel fell off her car. She also started a sexual harassment suit against her former boss in 1998. A total of 13 lawsuits in California and Nevada had been filed. Ayala replied the focus should be on Wendy’s, and not her record of law suits. Nick Muyo, a spokesman for the San Jose Police department, said not to expect new information in the case for at least a week.

On Wednesday the 13th there was a potential new lead in the investigation. A spotted leopard had torn off part of a finger from an owner of exotic animals, Sandy Allman, in Pahrump, Nevada. The portion of Allman’s torn off finger was approximately the same size – 1 1/2-inches long. Pahrump is approximately 45 miles away from Las Vegas. Carol Asvestas, who owns an exotic animal sanctuary, told the San Jose Mercury News she witnessed the leopard tear off the finger. She reported the incident to a hotline run by Wendy’s offering the US$50,000 reward. Cindy Carroccio told the San Jose Mercury News that the finger was not reattached, and that the clinic “gave it back to her (Allman) in a little bag of ice.” On the same day the lead was announced, Ayala decided to drop her lawsuit against Wendy’s, due to emotional stress.

However, when Allman’s prints were sent to San Jose police, they didn’t match. Two days later, on Friday the 15th, Wendy’s doubled the reward to US$100,000. The company revealed that employees had passed polygraph tests. Wendy’s continues to claim that there is no evidence that the finger ever entered their supply chain, pointing to a lack of any accidents among the workers at their suppliers. Wendy’s tip line had received reports from across the United States, from “folks who either have lost a finger, or know somebody who lost a finger,” San Jose police Sgt. Nick Muyo told the Associated Press.

On Thursday the 21st of April, Anna Ayala was arrested at or near her home in Las Vegas on Thursday evening, in connection with the case, shortly after Wendy’s finished its own internal investigation. According to court documents, she has been charged with one count of attempted grand larceny related to the chili case, and one count of grand larceny in an unrelated real estate deal, and is being held without bail in Clark County, Nevada, pending extradition. A press conference by the San Jose Police and Wendy’s was held on Friday, April 22, at 13:00 PDT. The charge related to the case states the finger could not have been prepared at Wendy’s, where the chili is heated to 170 degrees for 3 hours. There is also an inconsistency in Ayala’s account of finding the finger and claiming it caused her to vomit compared with police saying there was no vomit at the scene. The incident has caused Wendy’s 2.5 million dollars worth of damages, which Ayala could be criminally responsible for. Until recently, the San Jose police had not accused Ayala of planting the finger herself.

The unrelated charge stems from an incident, also in San Jose, when Ayala allegedly received an $11,000 down payment on a mobile home she did not own.

Ayala was incarcerated at the Clark County Detention Center, awaiting a fugitive review hearing on Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at 7:30 a.m. local time. She was processed and given inmate ID 01964047. Her case number was 05F07229X. Ayala waived extradition at the hearing, and her attorney said they were ready to come to San Jose to defend against the charges.

On Friday, May 6, 2005, Ayala was transported to San Jose, California. Ayala was booked into the main Santa Clara County jail, and is awaiting arraignment. Ayala will likely be arraigned on Monday or Tuesday at the Santa Clara County Superior Court, according to Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney David Boyd.

On September 9, 2005, Ayala plead guilty to conspiring to file a false claim and attempted grand theft, and will be sentenced on November 2, 2005. She faces up to ten years in prison, and her husband faces up to 13 years behind bars.

Until the middle of May, the owner of the finger still had not been found.

But on May 13, 2005, police announced that they had identified the finger tip as belonging to an associate of Ayala’s husband [1]. The associate had lost his finger tip in an industrial accident at an asphalt company[2] in December, 2004. Police had received the information from an undisclosed caller to Wendy’s hot-line.

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Feb
23
2020
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UK teens cleared of school massacre plot

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Two teenagers in the United Kingdom have been acquitted of planning a high school massacre similar to the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in the United States. Police and the Crown Prosecution Service have been criticised for bringing the case to trial.

Matthew Swift, 18, and Ross McKnight, 16, were cleared of accusations they planned a copycat attack at their school in Manchester to coincide with the April 20 anniversary of the original mass shooting. They had been charged with conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life or cause serious injury to property. Swift and McKnight have spent the last six months behind bars on remand, Swift in prison and McKnight a young offenders institute.

Police had thought they had found a criminal plot when they were alerted after a girl received a drunken phone call from one boy talking about a school shooting. They discovered a second girl had received a text saying “If I ever text you not to come into school don’t question it, just don’t go in.” The pair were found to be in possession of The Anarchist Cookbook and a BB gun . No guns or explosives were found even though the prosecution alleged to have video footage of the pair manufacturing explosives.

The prosecution case further focused on diary entries and plans talking of how they would perpetrate the “greatest massacre ever.” “Audenshaw high,” wrote Swift “will be no more. Unlike Columbine, my propane bomb will actually fucking explode and I will walk from classroom to classroom killing the fuck out of everybody, then maybe people will learn.”

The 2007 plans were alleged by prosecutors to have included a diversion bomb away from the school, which was the main target, even though they also suggested attacks on several other buildings. Swift explained that his writings were “naive and pathetic ways to channel my teenage angst. I was 16 with a vivid imagination.” The defense had focused on the notion that the plot was pure fantasy.

Supporting this was testimony, including that of McKnight’s police officer father Ray, that the duo had plenty of other weird and wonderful schemes. Much as the shooting idea had come from Michael Moore‘s documentary Bowling for Columbine, so too had they discussed living off the land in Alaska after watching Into the Wild. Other ideas included a winter mission to climb Ben Nevis and launching a dinghy service on local canal routes.

The five men and seven women that comprised the jury agreed, and took just 45 minutes to reject the charges. They even waited for defence counsel so they could wave and smile at them. It was, according to McKnight’s lawyer Roderick Carus QC, perhaps the “quickest acquittal of this apparent gravity” he had ever witnessed. He said the case was a weak one that should never have gone to court. One of the lawyers on the case described the teens as victims of an “unnecessary, heavy-handed prosecution” that was a waste of several hundred thousand pounds.

British officers working the case flew to the United States to speak with those that worked upon the Columbine massacre. Later, the former head of the Columbine investigation traveled to the UK.

Ray McKnight did not comment on the decision to try the case, but he did say both defendants had experienced “purgatory” and “absolute agony” while imprisoned. “We are all just incredibly relieved,” he said, stating that he never doubted his son’s innocence for a moment. His son read the following statement outside Manchester Crown Court: “I would like to make it clear that at no time was any person put at risk. This was just a fantasy. This was never a reality. I would just like to say that during my time in custody, I have taken my GCSEs. I hope that my wish to join the army has not been harmed.”

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Feb
23
2020
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Different Styles Of Sunroom Enclosures

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By Adam Peters

Sunroom enclosures come in four main styles and designs. By choosing the right one for your home’s style and your own personal style, you will help to increase your satisfaction and enjoyment level.

Sunroom enclosures are visually appealing due to their unmatched style and design. There are four different kinds of sunroom enclosures that you can choose from – conservatory, curved, cathedral, and straight. Finding the right design for you and your home is very important. Then you are ready to choose your materials, color, and more.

Sunroom enclosures are not made all of the same. The different designs and styles give you an option to determine which one will look best with your home’s design and style. Straight sunroom enclosures work best if you are enclosing your patio. They are normally constructed of aluminum on the inside and outside and they may have wooden beams that make up the ceiling. There are a wide range of different ways that a Straight sunroom enclosure can be built. Solid or glass roofs are one option that you will have, as well as aluminum or wooden framing. If you want your sunroom enclosure to mess with your house that has vinyl siding, then you can even have the enclosure vinyl sided if you so choose. The options and designs are endless.

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Curved Eave sunroom enclosures feature a more symmetrical look that gives added visual appeal. One side of the sunroom enclosure’s wall curves up to form the ceiling and roof. Glass that has a special coating is used to help make the room more energy efficient.

A Cathedral sunroom enclosure has a vaulted or sloped roof with a beam that runs down the center. Many different materials are commonly used, including aluminum. The aluminum makes up the outside and inside walls with a roof that is insulated to help make the entire room more able to handle the different weather situations. There are big ranges of different windows to choose from for your sunroom, including windows that can be raised and lowered or fixed windows. It is entirely up to you. Doors are an important part of your room and you can choose to use French Doors or sliding doors, whichever you prefer.

Conservatory sunroom enclosures feature glass panels that make up the roof that come together at a bean in the center. This is the most light-filled of the sunroom choices. There are many different styles that you can find in this style, including the Georgia, Mediterranean, Pavilion, Victorian, and Edwardian. These are made to be energy efficient with the glass choices and the thermal panels. You will also be able to add details like finials, molding, and windows.

Choosing the design of your sunroom enclosure will take you some time and thought, but you will be amazed at the extra floor space and the added value that it can add to your home.

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Feb
23
2020
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Chrysler files for bankruptcy, Fiat Group SpA to run company

Friday, May 1, 2009

The American auto company Chrysler filed for bankruptcy Thursday, however a deal with European auto maker Fiat went through. The emerging Chrysler will be owned 55 percent by the United Auto Workers, eight percent by the United States Government, two percent by the Canadian Government and Fiat would begin with a 20 percent share.

Chrysler Chief Executive Robert Nardelli will step down when the bankruptcy proceedings are finalized.

Initially, the Italian company, Fiat, will appoint three members on the emerging Chrysler’s new board, and the United States government will appoint six. Fiat can assume the majority of the ownership upon repayment of American loans.

Chrysler administrators expect that the bankruptcy should take a couple of months.

“We expect this to be a very short, 30-to-60-day bankruptcy process, during which the company will function normally,” a top administration official said, “People will be able to buy cars, they will have their warranties honored, and everything should go on normally.”

The bankruptcy filing indicated that Chrysler was in debt to 20 creditors to a tune of more than $10 million each.

Meanwhile, the deal with Fiat did go through, and Chrysler should have cars designed by Fiat out on the market by 2011.

“It’s a partnership that will give Chrysler a chance not only to survive, but to thrive in a global auto industry,” said American president Obama, “Fiat has demonstrated that it can build the clean, fuel-efficient cars that are the future of the industry.”

However, automotive analyst Erich Merkle has hesitations.

“History would show that alliances really don’t work that well,” Merkle said, “even though, no matter how good they may look on paper.”

The restructuring has been managed by Steve Rattner, a former investment banker, and the U.S. Government auto task force.

Obama has set three ultimatums before Fiat. Fiat should produce a 40 mile per gallon vehicle while managing the new Chrysler, transfer fuel efficient Fiat technology to Chrysler factories in the United States, and produce cars in Chrysler factories and distribute them in Europe.

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Feb
22
2020
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Death toll from tsunami in Southeast Asia increases

 Correction — May 8, 2018 This headline incorrectly locates the tsunami in Southeast Asia; it was in the South Pacific, as stated in the lede. 

Thursday, October 1, 2009

A tsunami that was generated in the South Pacific by a powerful undersea earthquake has killed at least 110 people, according to authorities.

The majority of the fatalities occurred in Samoa, where rescue workers say at least 84 people were killed. Another 24 people are confirmed dead on American Samoa, while at least seven fatalities have been reported in nearby Tonga.

The US Geological Survey says an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck early Tuesday local time. It generated waves that devastated coastal areas, knocked down buildings and sent cars floating out to sea.

Strong aftershocks followed the initial earthquake, with at least one measuring a magnitude 5.6. Tsunami alerts were issued for the entire South Pacific region but were later canceled. Survivors fled to high ground and stayed there for hours.

Several villages were destroyed on the southern Samoan coast of Upolu, which is also home to many tourist resorts.

During a flight on from Auckland, New Zealand to Apia, Samoa, Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi told reporters he was shocked by the disaster. “So much has gone. So many people are gone. I’m so shocked, so saddened by all the loss.”

“The situation is very bad,” said Marie-Francoise Borel, a spokesperson for the International Red Cross, to the CTV News Channel by telephone. “This massive wave has swept across – it’s destroyed villages, it’s destroyed homes, people are in shock.”

The assistant chief executive of Samoa’s disaster management predicted that the death toll in the country could surpass one hundred, saying that searches for bodies in the region are still ongoing.

“They are still continuing the searches for any missing bodies in the area. Some areas have been flattened and the tsunami had brought a lot of sand onshore, so there have been reports the sand has covered some of the bodies. So we need specialised machines to search for bodies that are buried under the sand,” he said.

The communications head for the International Federation of the Red Cross, Jason Smith, told the Al Jazeera news agency that the Red Cross “[…] is working hard through five evacuation centres to provide people with safe places to stay and access to clean water,” estimating that up to 15,000 people in sixty villages were affected by the tsunami.

At the capital of American Samoa, Pago Pago, the tsunami measured 1.57 meters in height. The superintendent of the National Park of American Samoa Mike Reynolds reported four waves as high as six meters. People who experienced the quake said it was long, lasting from 90 seconds to three minutes.

We’re focused on bringing in the assistance for people that have been injured, and for the immediate needs of the tens of thousands of survivors down there.

Pago Pago city streets were strewn with overturned vehicles, cars, and debris. Some buildings located only slightly above sea level were completely destroyed by the waves, and power in some locations is not expected to be restored for up to a month. FEMA administrator Craig Fugate said that “we’re focused on bringing in the assistance for people that have been injured, and for the immediate needs of the tens of thousands of survivors down there.”

“The first federal team members are currently en route to American Samoa aboard a Coast Guard plane and will be providing on the ground assessments once they arrive on the island,” Fugate said. “FEMA, who has provisions pre-positioned in a distribution center in Hawaii, is also preparing to send supplies as needed to help meet the immediate needs of the survivors.”

Didi Afuafi, 28, who was riding on a bus in American Samoa when the tsunami struck, described her experiences. “I was scared. I was shocked. All the people on the bus were screaming, crying and trying to call their homes. We couldn’t get on cell phones. The phones just died on us. It was just crazy,” she said. “This is going to be talked about for generations.”

US President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in American Samoa, and has sent federal aid to support local recovery efforts in the US territory.

“My deepest sympathies are with the families who lost loved ones and many people who have been affected by the earthquake and the tsunami,” Obama said. He had earlier pledged in a written statement to give a “swift and aggressive” government response to the disaster.

“I am closely monitoring these tragic events, and have declared a major disaster for American Samoa, which will provide the tools necessary for a full, swift and aggressive response,” Obama said.

During a Wednesday appearance near Washington, D.C., the president said the US was ready to help its “friends” in neighboring Samoa and throughout the region.

In Tonga, seven people were confirmed dead and another three missing, after waves struck Niuatoputapu, a northern island.Acting prime minister Lord Tuita said in a statement that “according to information gathered from Niuatoputapu so far, seven people are confirmed dead, three missing and four with very serious injuries,” Lord Tuita, the acting prime minister, said in a statement. “It is reported that the tsunami did serious damage to the village of Hihifo, which is like the capital of the island.

“The hospital on the island is reported to have suffered major damage; telephone communication has been cut as a result of damage to equipment and facilities on the island; homes and government buildings have been destroyed,” he said.

An airplane was reportedly chartered by Tongan authorities to determine the amount of damage done to Niuatoputapu, but wasn’t able to land.

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Feb
22
2020
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Choosing A Medical Malpractice Attorney

byAlma Abell

Patients everywhere enter hospitals daily and expect to receive an acceptable and appropriate standard of care. However, the level of care, skill, and treatment can vary from health care provider to health care provider. Unfortunately this sometimes leads to patient misdiagnosis or receiving the wrong treatment as a result of careless errors or inadequate followup.

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Medical negligence or poor training can cause severe damage to patient health and in some cases death, so health care providers can be held legally responsible if they are found to be medically negligent. Serious injuries like nerve damage, hemorrhage, spinal cord problems, and even brain damage can occur as a result of medical malpractice.

If you feel you or a loved one have suffered as the result of someone else’s medical mistake, you may have grounds to file a medical malpractice claim. Medical malpractice cases can have devastating affects for victims and their families so it is advisable to seek the services of a qualified medical malpractice attorney to assist you with your case.

There are many local qualified medical malpractice attorneys throughout Florida. Many attorneys like H. Dennis Rogers P.A., typically handle personal injury and accident cases in addition to malpractice cases as well. Choosing the right Tampa brain injury lawyer for your case involves considering a few key characteristics. Choose legal counsel that has experience and positive case results in the medical malpractice area. Medical malpractice can be notoriously difficult to prove.

Having an Medical Malpractice attorney in Tampa with experience in successfully navigating this complex area of the legal system is extremely invaluable. Since the injuries and conditions that may result as a result of medical negligence are extremely varied, experience in a broad range of medical malpractice cases is desirable as well. Your chosen attorney should also have the legal credentials and recognition within the profession to handle your case. Consider legal peer reviews and attorney ratings when making your decision.

Some attorneys offer free initial consultations to discuss your case. Medical malpractice cases can be costly. Visiting an attorney who offers the option of a free initial consultation allows you to get a feel of how the attorney and his staff work, without breaking the bank.

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