Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on Aug. 5. The findings from two unpublished academic studies seen by Reuters concern Rio's most popular spots for tourists and greatly increase the areas known to be infected by the microbes normally found only in hospitals. They also heighten concerns that Rio's sewage-infested waterways are unsafe.
Obama Says Michelle Obama Will Not Run for President It used to be that death and taxes were the only certain things in life, but for President Barack Obama there is a third: Michelle Obama will not run for president. With Obama now in his final year in office, the focus naturally has shifted to who will succeed him. At a town hall event Thursday with Louisiana residents, Obama was asked if there's any chance he could talk the first lady into running. His answer? An emphatic "no."
On Twitter, Saudis used a hashtag that translates to “#Michelle_Obama_Immodest” or “#Michelle_Obama_NotVeiled” to chastise the first lady for being disrespectful to Saudi traditions. ... Some on Twitter noted that Obama had covered her hair during a visit to a mosque in Indonesia and wondered why she hadn’t done the same, Egypt’s Ahram Online noted, while one woman urged fellow Saudis not to “make Obama angry at us.” The first lady’s office had no comment on her attire.Twitter is still chirping about it:
The survey of school leaders revealed: — 83.7 percent of school districts saw an increase in plate waste. — 81.8 percent had an increase in cost. — 76.5 percent saw a decrease in participation by students. — 75 percent of school leaders want an increase in federal funding for school districts to comply with the new standards. — 60.3 percent want flexibility for school districts to improve their ability to provide good nutrition without harm to instruction, personnel, and other school district operations.With that in mind, it's easy to understand why the kids being served these meals weren't too terribly excited about eating their
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Michelle Obama, the Joan of Arc leading the crusade against food freedom, brags in this week's US Magazine to enjoying fried twinkies in Iowa! The magazine published a feature about Michelle entitled "Exclusive: First Lady Michelle Obama: 5 Things You Don't Know about Me." From the...
How many designer blouses could the taxpayers buy Michelle Obama in exchange for the cost of her Spanish vacation? Anne Sorock That's right, the taxpayers could have taken the $467,585 they spent for Michelle's summer vacay to Spain and purchased 492 of Ann Romney's much discussed Reed...
From The Hill comes a report that Michelle Obama's failure to wait for her husband before leaving for vacation has cost the taxpayers $63,000, FLOTUS Chows At The Taxpayers' Trough:First lady Michelle Obama didn't feel like waiting around cold, boring old Washington, D.C., for her...
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