Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What the Experts Know. Advertisement Supported by ByAndrew Jacobs July 2, 2019 Leer en español SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Remember Zika? With measles and Ebola grabbing headlines, it is easy to forget the health panic of 2016, when Zika was linked to severe birth defects in thousands of Brazilian newborns whose mothers were infected while pregnant, striking fear across the country and much of the Americas. As health officials struggled to halt its spread, the virus galloped through Latin America and the Caribbean that spring and summer and eventually reached the United States, sickening more than 200 people in Florida and Texas and prompting countless travelers to cancel vacations in the tropics. Then, seemingly overnight, the epidemic … [Read more...] about The Zika Virus Is Still a Threat. Here’s What the Experts Know.
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It's the thought everyone dreads: it's late at night and you hear a loud thud or a window smash downstairs. What do you do? But if it happens to you - heaven forbid - then what can you do?What the law says in the UKAccording to GOV. UK, the UK government's official legal advice is as follows:"You can use reasonable force to protect yourself or others if a crime is taking place inside your home."This means you can use reasonable force to 'protect yourself ‘in the heat of the moment’"* But there’s no specific definition of ‘reasonable force’ - it depends on the circumstances.In short, the more fear you felt, or more extreme you felt the danger was, the more force you can legally use to defend yourself or someone else. If a crime occurs inside your home, you will be able to call on the heightened defence for homeowners, which gives you more legal protection to use force, as long as the force is not grossly disproportionate.If you only did what you honestly … [Read more...] about What the law says you can legally do to protect yourself if an intruder breaks into your home
0 Have your say It's Christmas time, which means that police are out in force pulling over drivers, conducting spot checks and generally keeping us safe out on the roads in a period known for higher levels of drink driving. But there are laws which govern how and when police can pull over drivers. Do the police need a reason to pull me over?This is what the Road Traffic Act 1988 says:Power of police to stop vehicles:(1) A person driving a motor vehicle on a road must stop the vehicle on being required to do so by a constable in uniform.(2) A person riding a cycle on a road must stop the cycle on being required to do so by a constable in uniform.(3) If a person fails to comply with this section he is guilty of an offence.Power of constables to require production of driving licence(1) Any of the following persons—(a) a person driving a motor vehicle on a road,(b) a person whom a constable has reasonable cause to believe to have been the driver of a motor … [Read more...] about When can police legally stop your car? This is what the law says
The Patriots are heading into their bye week perched atop the AFC East with a 7-3 record. Out of context, it sounds like they’re once again getting ready to punch their ticket to the playoffs and ride that wave all the way into the Super Bowl, as they’ve done so many years before. But this season, the Patriots have dropped three of their five away games – accounting for all three of their losses this season. They’ll play three more games on the road going forward, something that’s raising doubts among the pundits of the NFL world. Here’s what some experts are saying ahead of the Patriots’ week off. Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith, ESPN’s First Take For Stephen A. Smith, the Patriots’ ugly 34-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans Sunday was a definitive and significant one. “I think it means they ain’t going to the Super Bowl,” Smith said on ESPN’s First Take. “I saw a New England Patriots team that … [Read more...] about What the experts are saying ahead of the Patriots’ bye week
Boston.com Cars is your go-to resource for coverage of local car news, events, and reviews. In the market for a car or truck? Check out our new car specials and used car specials curated by our local dealer network. In this ongoing series, Boston.com talks with automotive authorities about why you should consider driving — or avoiding — a specific model. 2018 Mazda6 If you don’t want to drive the same Toyota Camry or Honda Accord as everyone else in the neighborhood, there’s an alternative: the Mazda6, a mid-size sedan that stands out in a competitive class for its smooth steering and below-average starting price. The five-passenger sedan comes in five trims: Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, Grand Touring Reserve, and Signature. Sport and Touring get a 187-horsepower, 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine, while the upper three trims come equipped with a turbocharged engine that makes 250 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard, … [Read more...] about What the experts say about the 2018 Mazda6