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RTC warns motorists visiting California on I-15 to anticipate rush hour

Published Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017|1:55 p.m.

Updated 14 minutes ago

Travelers owning back to California this afternoon need to expect heavy traffic on southbound Interstate 15, according to the Regional Transport Commission of Southern Nevada.

About 1:30 p.m., there was a 13-mile backup near the Nevada-California border, RTC stated on Twitter. “Prepare for long hold-ups.”

Sigalert, a traffic tracking website, reveals that traffic starts slowing down near Excellent Springs Roadway and additional decreases up until commuters pass Primm, when the typical speed is noted at 70 miles per hour.

Guy warns others after he states dining establishment forged greater suggestion on invoice

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) –

Each time you leave your invoice behind at a restaurant or do not check the charge, it might be costing you.

Odds are, you might not capture it.

Bob Bliss called KCTV5 News to warn others about his experiences. He states two times, servers have changed the tip quantity on his check, adding more gratuity than he at first authorized on the check.

“This is truly revolting to me. It’s revolting, and if they’re doing it to me, you know they’re going to do it to a lot of people,” Bliss stated.

The first time happened a number of years ago a sub sandwich restaurant. Bliss said a cashier at the take-out counter included a $10 pointer on a check for a $9 sandwich. That staff member was later on fired after Happiness called the supervisor.

Most recently, Happiness says it occurred at a Chinese buffet in Raymore. He called the supervisor when he understood his charge card statement didn’t match his receipt from the restaurant. The dining establishment charged him $3 more than he licensed. Here is a photo of Happiness’ copy of the check:

Happiness told the manager he thought somebody changed the check after he left, altering his $1 idea to

a$4 tip. The dining establishment supervisor offered to refund the $3 but informed Happiness he had to own out to Raymore to get it or give his credit card details over the phone.

“I said, ‘I’m not giving you my credit card info. You’ve currently robbed $3 from me as soon as. I’m not going to let you do that once again.’ They simply generally said, ‘Well, I’m sorry which’s it,'” Happiness stated.

So KCTV5 went to Raymore to ask about Bliss’ refund. The manager was not there at the time, but when asked about Bliss’ receipt and refund, the workers there knew the scenario. No one admitted fault, but a worker provided KCTV5 $3 and revealed KCTV5 the following dining establishment copy of the invoice.

The $1 tip had actually in reality been altered to a $4 suggestion. Numbers were likewise become make the overall expense $25.67 rather of the $22.67 overall on Bliss’ copy.

The restaurant supervisor later on told KCTV5 over the phone that the dining establishment does not confess fault and accused Happiness of changing the amount.

Happiness informed KCTV5 that allegation was ridiculous and false.

KCTV5 did deliver the 3 single dollar bills to Happiness that day.”$3 dollars isn’t going to eliminate me,” Happiness stated. “But I simply don’t like people stealing from my account.”

Happiness filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau.

If you suspect something like this has taken place to you, most charge card business will refund you the difference if the restaurant itself does not. Policies vary, however here are a few pointers to obtain your money back.

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Mama warns parents after baby breaks out in cold sores

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DES MOINES, Iowa (KWWL/CNN)– An Iowa mother is warning other moms and dads after she stated her young kid tested positive for the herpes infection.

Samantha Rodgers said she does not understand who provided her kid the virus, and now 1-year-old Juliano will carry this problem for the rest of his life.

“It sucks since it’s a long-lasting issue now,” Rodgers told KWWL. “I have no idea the best ways to manage this. I am trying my finest. It breaks my heart, and I can’t do anything to assist him.”

On July 21, Rodgers discovered red blisters around her boy’s mouth. At one point, physicians informed her he had the influenza or a bad case of Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. However his symptoms worsened.

“His sores were growing onto his hands and his neck and his stomach,” Rodgers said.

Doctors at Blank Kid Healthcare facility in Des Moines evaluated Juliano for herpes simplex type 1 infection (HSV), and his results reportedly returned positive.

Inning accordance with the American Academy of Pediatrics, fever blisters are highly infectious and can spread through saliva, skin-to-skin contact, or by touching a things managed by someone infected with the infection.

HSV is especially hazardous for infants under 6-months-old, because their immune systems are still developing. On June 18, in a comparable case, a 1-week-old infant from Iowa died of viral meningitis brought on by HSV.

Related: Child dies of viral meningitis after deadly kiss

When contaminated with the infection, some kids may never ever get another cold sore while others may have several outbreaks a year.

Rodgers said someone with the virus may have accidentally touched or kissed her kid, passing it on.

“All I can state is simply beware, it can be anyone your best friend, your sis, your sibling, or your mommy,” she stated. “If you see a cold sore or anything on them simply do not let them visited your child.”

Rodgers stated Juliano ought to be going home quickly to complete treatment.

For additional information on the infection, click here.

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UN chief warns oceans are '' under hazard as never ever prior to''.

Monday, June 5, 2017|6:05 p.m.

UNITED NATIONS– Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the first U.N. conference on oceans Monday with a caution that the seas are “under danger as never ever in the past,” keeping in mind one current study warns that disposed of plastic garbage could surpass fish by 2050 if nothing is done.

The U.N. chief told presidents, ministers, diplomats and environmental activists from almost 200 countries that oceans– “the lifeline of our planet”– are being severely harmed by pollution, trash, overfishing and the impacts of environment change.

The five-day conference, which started on World Environment Day, is the first major occasion to concentrate on environment because U.S. President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the 2015 Paris Environment Arrangement– a decision slammed by Bolivian President Evo Morales and other speakers Monday.

Guterres stated the goal of the conference is “to turn the tide” and resolve the problems that “we produced.”

He stated contending interests over area and natural resources have actually obstructed progress for too long in tidying up and restoring to health the world’s oceans, which cover two-thirds of the world.

“We need to put aside short-term nationwide gain to prevent long-term international disaster,” Guterres stated. “Conserving our oceans and utilizing them sustainably is protecting life itself.”

General Assembly President Peter Thomson, a Fijian diplomat, stated, “The time has come for us to correct our wrongful ways.”

“We have unleashed a plague of plastic upon the ocean that is defiling nature in numerous terrible ways,” he said. “It is inexcusable that humankind tips the equivalent of a large garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute of every day.”

Guterres cited a 2016 World Economic Forum report on “The New Plastics Economy,” which said the best research study estimates there are over 150 million tons of plastics in the ocean.

“In a business-as-usual scenario, the ocean is expected to contain 1 lots of plastic for every single 3 lots of fish by 2025, and by 2050, more plastics than fish (by weight),” the report said.

Thomson also warned that unlawful and harmful fishing practices and hazardous aids for fisheries “are owning our fish stocks to tipping points of collapse.” And, he stated, the increasing human-caused carbon emissions tied to climate modification are triggering rising sea levels by alerting the oceans and hurting marine life by making the seas more acidic with less oxygen.

Thomson stated the conference most likely represents the very best chance ever “to reverse the cycle of decline that human activity has actually brought upon the ocean” and spur action to fulfill the U.N. goal for 2030 to save and manage the ocean’s resources.

The conference asked federal governments, U.N. bodies, and civil society groups to make voluntary dedications to act to improve the health of the oceans. So far, over 730 dedications have actually been gotten, most on managing safeguarded locations, conference representative Damian Cardona stated.

Gabon’s president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, revealed the development of Africa’s largest marine protected area, a network of 9 brand-new marine parks and 11 aquatic reserves. It extends the Mayumba National forest to the 200 nautical mile limitation of Gabon’s special financial zone, which specialists say will safeguard a big area of environments and marine life.

At the end of the conference Friday, nearly 200 nations will release a “call for action” attending to marine concerns, which Cardona stated has actually already been concurred.

It prompts countries to execute long-term and robust steps to lower using plastics, consisting of plastic bags, and neutralize sea-level rise that threatens lots of island countries along with rising ocean temperatures and increasing ocean level of acidity.

Micronesian President Peter Christian stated Pacific islanders are worried that the ocean has been “left to recover itself” after being used as “a dumping ground for industrial waste” and a weapons testing room, and being contaminated by humans on shores and ships at sea.

Worrying the significance of all countries belonging to the Paris agreement, Christian stated in an evident referral to Trump’s decision: “While some may continue to deny man’s guilt for the damaging results of climate modification on islands and islanders … no man, no island, no village and no nation can deny that trash in our oceans is of man’s own doing.”

“And for this, male needs to clean up his mess,” he said.

Bolivia’s Morales was more direct, telling the conference that the government of the United States, among the world’s “primary polluters,” chose to leave the Paris arrangement, “rejecting science, turning your backs on multilateralism and attempting to deny a future to upcoming generations.”

This “has made it the primary hazard to environment and life itself,” Morales said.

Baron Waqa, president of Nauru, the smallest U.N. member with just over 10,000 individuals and a single island of just 21 square kilometers, said the nation’s unique economic zone is over 15,000 times larger and its economic survival depends upon tuna.

While Nauru and 7 surrounding islands have taken action “to sustainably handle our tuna,” Waqa stated tuna fishing is still threatened by unlawful, unreported and uncontrolled fishing which he said “is a criminal act, akin to piracy, and should be addressed with urgency.”

Waqa prompted governments, companies and civil society to support the Tuna 2020 Traceability Statement to ensure that all tuna items can be tracked from the vessel where the fish is captured to the final purchaser.