Will Dorian survive the “hurricane graveyard?” Mike Lyons analyzes

The National Hurricane Center is home to the best hurricane forecasters on the planet and they will be the first to tell you that they have done a poor job predicting the intensity of Dorian.After all, the storm was supposed to be a hurricane today. Instead, it is barely a tropical storm. In fact, when Hurricane Hunters flew through Dorian Tuesday morning they found a very disorganized tropical system. Small tropical storms and hurricanes are notoriously difficult to predict. And, since the storm was born on Saturday the National Hurricane Center meteorologists have said more than once that there is “low confidence” in their intensity forecast.So, what comes next? More surprises. These small systems are prone to wild fluctuations in intensity meaning Dorian could get stronger or weaken very quickly, especially since Dorian is in the eastern Caribbean, sometimes called the “hurricane graveyard.”According to a study published in 2009 found that weather conditions like st…

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‘Lady and the Tramp’ star is a 2-year-old rescue dog from Arizona named Monte

'Lady and the Tramp' star is a 2-year-old rescue dog named Monte

Updated: 2:24 PM EDT Aug 21, 2019

An Arizona rescue dog will make his film debut in Disney's live-action remake of "Lady and the Tramp." And he certainly looks the part.Monte, a 2-year-old terrier mix, will play the titular Tramp in the film, set to premiere on the Disney+ streaming service when it launches in the U.S. on Nov. 12, KTVK-TV reported.The pup was sent from a municipal shelter in New Mexico to Phoenix's HALO Animal Rescue in April 2018. Monte was beloved among staffers for his good behavior and sloppy wet kisses, shelter CEO Heather Allen told KTVK.Monte was scouted by a group of Hollywood animal trainers, she said, one of whom adopted the affable canine.Despite his recent foray into film, Allen said Monte still enjoys a happy, normal life.His "Tramp" is voiced by note…

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How long does it actually take to get food poisoning?

Food poisoning occurs when you eat contaminated food, which can result in a whole host of gastrointestinal symptoms."The signs and symptoms are usually abdominal cramps, nausea with or without vomiting and diarrhea," said Dr. John Pandolfino, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Symptoms also include feeling weak and fatigued and having fever and chills.It's not always "exotic" foods that cause food poisoning. Often, it's caused by your food handler, a contaminated kitchen or a contaminated source, like the fields where your food was grown, as we’ve seen in many recent, well-publicized cases of food poisoning. When it comes to determining the source of your food poisoning, it can be tricky to narrow down. But let's look at a few culprits that cause the most common types of food poisoning. Food poisoning cause: Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli Bacteria like Campylobacter, E. coli and salmonella are the most common causes of b…

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Stocks take hits amid Wednesday trading, trade war

The Dow and the broader U.S. stock market took hits once again Wednesday as Wall Street investors fear the U.S.-China trade war will inflict broad damage on the global economy.After a one-day respite, panic has reignited over the trade war. Investors are pulling money out of stocks and buying up U.S. bonds and gold as safe havens.Economists at Rabobank are projecting a shallow global recession because the trade war is hurting financial markets, consumer confidence and the global economy. Rabobank reduced its worldwide growth projections below 3% on Wednesday.The 10-year U.S. government bond yield tumbled near a three-year low of 1.6651%. Bonds and yields move in opposite directions.Gold was also a big winner Wednesday. Gold futures crossed the $1,500 an ounce threshold for the first time since 2013. Gold rose 2.1% and is up nearly 18% this year.The Dow fell as much as 589 points before paring its losses. The index traded 200 points, or 0.8%, lower around midday. The S&…

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Judge sets tentative date for Epstein trial

Judge sets tentative date for Epstein trial

June 2020 is the earliest Epstein will stand trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges.

Updated: 2:37 PM EDT Jul 31, 2019

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PARKER JOINS US IN STUDIO WITH THE NEW DETAILS. TERRI? TERRI: THE WOMAN WHO IS FILING THIS NEW LAWSUIT CLAIMS A DARK-HAIRED WOMAN SHOWED UP OUTSIDE HER PERFORMING ARTS HI SCHOOL IN 2001 IN NEW YORK AND THIS WOMAN SPOKE GLOWINGLY ABOUT A RICH MAN NAMED JEFFREY EPSTEIN WHO WOULD BE GLAD TO HELP HER AND HER FAMILY THEN-14-YEAR-OLD JENNIFER ARAOZ’S FATHER HAD RECENTLY DIED, AND HER LAWSUIT SAYS SHE WAS A PRIME TARGET FOR GROOMING BY A PEDOPHILE LIKE MR. EPSTEIN. ARAOZ SAYS THE FEMALE RECRUITER TOOK HER TO EPSTEIN’S NEW YORK MANSION SEVERAL TIMES ON THE PRETEXT THAT HE WOULD HELP HER GET INTO…

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