First case of bird flu ‘spreading between humans’

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TweetYumChinese scientists on Wednesday reported the first likely case of direct person-to-person transmission of the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed over 40 people since March. The development was “worrying” and should be closely watched, the team wrote in the British online journal bmj.com, but stressed that the virus, believed to jump from birds […]

FBI Suspect Captured: Family Denies Suspects Involvment In Boston Bombing

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TweetYumUPDATE: Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev, suspect in Boston Marathon Bombing, hand-cuffed and detained by police? Hebert D. posted this video on YouTube, April 19, 2013. It allegedly shows the first suspect being detained by authorities. The authenticity of the video and the news station it was captured by in Brazil is still in question. The man […]

Boston Marathon Bombing: The FBI’s Suspects

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TweetYum “For clarity, these images should be the only ones, I emphasize the only ones, that the public should view to assist us. Other photos should not be deemed credible and they unnecessarily divert the public’s attention in the wrong direction and create undue work for vital law enforcement resources.” – FBI Special Agent Richard […]

Boston Marathon Bombing: The Suspects

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TweetYum Three young people are dead as a result of the Boston Marathon Bombing that happened at 2:50 pm (EDT) near the finish-line on Boylston Street, April 15, 2013. 17 people are in critical condition, with over 170 injured. We are waiting for police and other authorities to release images or videos of the suspect […]

UM Coach: Bomb Sniffing Dogs, Spotters on Roofs Before Explosions

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TweetYumUniversity of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines.   “They kept making announcements to the participants do not worry, it’s just a training […]