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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has voiced dismay after the emergence of a video appearing to show rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott visiting a marijuana dispensary ahead of his team's pre-season loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Elliott, picked fourth overall by the Cowboys in the 2016 draft, was caught on film inside the store in Seattle but did not make any purchases. Jones however was unimpressed at seeing the Cowboys' star signing visiting the store.
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested for Zika virus, as it moves to prevent transmission of the virus through the blood supply. The agency's move to expand its previous guideline for blood screening comes after Florida officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes in Pinellas County, some 265 miles from Miami, where the first locally transmitted U.S. cases were reported. In a statement, the agency said testing of donated blood is already underway in Florida and Puerto Rico, as well as in other areas, and that it has shown to be beneficial in identifying donations infected with Zika virus.
Dog owners were given massages alongside their pups on Friday as the Israeli commercial capital of Tel Aviv celebrated its first festival for four-legged residents. Hundreds of dogs and humans joined the festival, which was timed to coincide with Dog Day celebrations worldwide. In addition to canine massages, children sat with their pets for joint portraits, and there was even a dog sushi stall.