Tag: US

McDonald’s salads linked to outbreak of parasitic illness which has infected hundreds in US

Cases of Cyclospora have been reported in 15 states, mainly in the MidwestMore than 400 people have been infected with a parasite after eating McDonald’s salads in the US, according to health officials.The outbreak of Cyclospora – which can cause explosive diarrhoea – was first reported in May and has been linked to a mix of romaine lettuce and carrots.It led to McDonald’s recalling salads from 3,000 restaurants ……more:  independent

‘Time traveller born in 2043’ claims 9/11 was engineered to bring the US together and stop second civil war

The co-ordinated al-Qaeda terrorist attack which killed almost 3,000 people marked a turning point in modern history and engulfed the country in a “war on terror”. But Michael Phillips believes it was orchestrated by a fellow time traveller “to bring the country together and revert a civil war ,” Apex TV reports. The man who defines space and time …more: .mirror

Iran protests: US brands Tehran’s accusations ‘nonsense’

Map showing cities in Iran where protests have occurredWhere is the violence happening? There were reports on social media late on Tuesday of more unrest, although it is not possible to confirm it independently or the exact timing. The reports spoke of: Burning buildings in the town of Behbahan. Protests spreading to the north-western city of Tabriz. Police firing tear gas to break up protests in the south-western city of Ahvaz. Unrest in Gohardasht and Eslamabad-e-Gharb….MORE: .bbc.com

New evidence emerges that Russia infiltrated Facebook to sow political chaos in the US

Vladimir PutinIn one instance, The Daily Beast learned, operatives supported by the Russian government created a Facebook group impersonating a California-based Muslim organization, called United Muslims of America, to sow anti-US sentiment among American Muslims by targeting politicians across the spectrum. The report said pro-Kremlin trolls used the group to push fabricated stories, like one claiming….more: http://www.businessinsider.com

CNN: Over 900 US career diplomats protest T

A memo signed by 900 State Department diplomats that opposes President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the US has been delivered to top officials, State Department officials familiar with the memo…