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Europe's drug industry waits for white smoke in Brussels

Reuters Health News - November 17, 2017 - 10:32am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions.
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Roy Moore Accuser Says Candidate Groped Her To 'Feel Powerful'

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 10:26am

One of the women accusing Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault opened up about the alleged experience Friday morning on “Megyn Kelly Today.”

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Man accidentally shoots himself and wife at church while discussing church shootings

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 9:43am

A man accidentally shot himself and his wife while discussing church shootings at a church in Tennessee, police have said. Tellico Plains police say a man in his 80s accidentally discharged his gun during a Thanksgiving luncheon at the First United Methodist Church. As they cleaned up from the luncheon, the group began discussing church shootings, such as the recent shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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Steep alcohol taxes drive Turkey's drinkers to home-brew

Reuters Health News - November 17, 2017 - 9:13am
ANKARA (Reuters) - Carefully testing the temperature of a bucket of fermenting beer, Onder Ceyhan pushes back the foam to add a touch of yeast to his latest batch of home-brewed drink.
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Anti-LGBT politician resigns after being 'caught having sex with man in his office'

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 9:02am

An Ohio lawmaker who routinely touted his Christian faith and anti-LGBT views has resigned after being caught having sex with a man in his office. Wes Goodman, who is the Republican state legislator for Ohio, is married to a woman who is assistant director of an annual anti-abortion rally known as March for Life. The right-wing legislator, who pushed “family values”, was reportedly witnessed having sex with a man inside his office who was not employed by the legislator.

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Three Yemen cities run out of clean water due to lack of fuel for pumps: ICRC

Reuters Health News - November 17, 2017 - 8:52am
GENEVA (Reuters) - Three cities in Yemen have run out of clean water because a blockade by a Saudi-led coalition has cut imports of fuel needed for pumping and sanitation, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Friday.
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Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 8:37am

Two people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi.

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Starbucks under fire over holiday cups that 'feature same-sex couples' hands'

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 8:36am

Starbucks' new holiday cups are coming under fire - for possibly depicting the hands of a lesbian couple. The holiday cup line was launched with a commercial showing a range of ages, races and sexualities.

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How the U.S. Military Could Soon Have a New Way to Crush North Korea's ICBMs

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 7:28am

A US military upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, or EKV, a kinetic-force weapon that slams into its targets, destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time during a Missile Defense Agency test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system several months ago. The Missile Defense Agency's first-ever successful intercept of an ICBM target using a Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, using the kinetic force of an Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) to destroy the target, is paving the way toward advanced future kill vehicles able to discern and attack multiple approaching threats, industry and Pentagon officials said.

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Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

Reuters Health News - November 17, 2017 - 7:07am
SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades.
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New Tesla Roadster Promised to Be the Quickest Car

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 6:47am

Elon Musk says his new Roadster will hit 60 mph in 1.9 seconds, run the quarter mile in 8.9, and have a top speed of more tha 250 mph. Okay then, says the world.

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Trevor Noah Asks: #YouToo, Al? Blames All Men

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 6:26am

“The Daily Show’s” Trevor Noah was particularly disappointed at the latest revelation concerning a groper-in-high-places.

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The Most-Googled Thanksgiving Pies And Sides In Every State

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 5:46am

Is your state more of a sweet potato or pumpkin pie kind of place? Based on data collected over the last three Novembers, Google found the most uniquely searched side dish by state, with favorites ranging from corn casserole to ambrosia salad. Only one state got it right, in our opinion, and it’s the state whose most-searched side dish is garlic mashed potatoes. Google used data from the week of Thanksgiving 2016 to determine the most-searched Thanksgiving pies by state.

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Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 4:46am

Part of the Keystone pipeline was shut down Thursday morning after 210,000 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, the pipeline’s operator said.

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Pope denounces healthcare inequality in rich countries

Reuters Health News - November 17, 2017 - 4:21am
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis condemned on Thursday inequality in healthcare, particularly in rich countries, saying governments had a duty to ensure the common good for all its citizens.
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Pentagon Retweets That Donald Trump Should 'Resign From The Presidency'

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 4:18am

The Pentagon posted an unusual message on Twitter Thursday — one urging President Donald Trump to resign.

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Tesla unveils its all-electric semi truck

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 4:02am

After revolutionizing electric cars, Tesla is tackling a new frontier in "green" transportation with the introduction a futuristic all-electric semi truck. "We designed the Tesla truck to be like a bullet," said Tesla co-founder and CEO, Elon Musk.

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Tesla Unveils World's Fastest Production Car In Surprise Announcement

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 3:34am

Tesla on Thursday night unveiled its electric semi truck, but the massive new vehicle was overshadowed by what it was hauling inside. 

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Jim Bakker Claims 'Merry Christmas' Was Outlawed

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 1:41am

Disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker claims the phrase “Merry Christmas” had been banned by the government.

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Millions of People May Die if Saudi Arabia Doesn't Allow Aid to Enter Yemen Immediately

Pharma news - November 17, 2017 - 12:51am

A humanitarian crisis is rapidly deepening in Yemen, where millions of aid-reliant people have been cut off from assistance since Saudi Arabia closed the country’s ports on Nov. 5.

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