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El Salvador Upholds Three-Decade Prison Term For Woman Who Suffered Stillbirth

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:43pm

A Salvadoran court upheld a 30-year jail sentence this week for a woman who was convicted of aggravated homicide after suffering what she said was a stillbirth.

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Anthony Bourdain Expresses 'Real Remorse' In Wake Of Mario Batali Allegations

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:37pm

In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations coming out against celebrated celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, Anthony Bourdain is again reflecting on his own time in the food industry.

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Serious About Having Religious Wedding, Church Leader Says

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:33pm

St. George’s Chapel is a stunning, historic place.

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Jury convicts woman of murder in teen's starvation death

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:29pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jurors on Thursday convicted an Iowa woman of murder in the starvation death of her 16-year-old daughter, who weighed only 85 pounds when she died.

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Families of dementia patients see positive effect of social robot seal

Reuters Health News - December 14, 2017 - 5:24pm
(Reuters Health) - Paro, a robotic baby harp seal, seems to improve dementia patients’ mood and increase opportunities for communication with family members, according to a small study.
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Firefighter fatality reported at huge California wildfire

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:19pm

A firefighter died Thursday while working a colossal wildfire burning in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles that has become the fourth largest in California history.

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Lawmaker who spun history of heroics ends life in suicide

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:16pm

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky lawmaker's resume included enough material for an award-winning memoir: He was a peacekeeper at the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, a White House chaplain to three presidents and a 9/11 first responder who gave last rites to hundreds of people at Ground Zero.

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Nephews of Venezuela's first lady sentenced to 18 years in U.S. drug case

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:11pm

Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady were sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday following their convictions in New York on U.S. drug trafficking charges. U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty sentenced the two men, Franqui Francisco Flores de Freitas, 32, and Efrain Antonio Campo Flores, 31, at a hearing in federal court in Manhattan. The two are cousins, both nephews of Cilia Flores, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's wife.

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Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire In Southern California, Officials Say

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:05pm

A firefighter was killed battling the monstrous Thomas Fire in Southern California, officials said on Thursday.

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Minnesota Democrats aim to clear Smith's path for 2018 bid

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 5:04pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's next senator, Tina Smith, could face a clear path to next year's special election, with support pouring in from nearly every corner of the state's Democratic party and a top potential primary challenger announcing he won't run against her.

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Childhood obesity climbing with media use, European doctors warn

Reuters Health News - December 14, 2017 - 4:54pm
(Reuters Health) - Children’s waistlines have been expanding in lock step with the amount of time they spend with televisions, computers, smartphones and tablets, European doctors say.
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Cards Against Humanity Tackles Wealth Inequality, Sends Money To Poor

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 4:37pm

The brains behind the game Cards Against Humanity have decided to “tackle the biggest issue in the world: wealth inequality” by sending checks to 100 of their poorest customers.

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Arms supplied by U.S., Saudi ended up with Islamic State, researchers say

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 4:20pm

Arms provided by the United States and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition groups frequently ended up in the hands of Islamic State, an arms monitoring group that analyzed weapons found on the battlefield said on Thursday.

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Markets Right Now: Tax plan trouble sends US stocks lower

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 4:12pm

The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local):

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Nikki Haley Slams Iran’s Role In Yemen War, Neglects To Mention U.S. Part In Humanitarian Crisis

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:55pm

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, stood before missile remnants that she claimed were covered in Iranian “fingerprints” on Thursday while laying out what she called “irrefutable evidence” that Tehran has violated its international obligations by militarily supporting rebels in Yemen.

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Twitter users tell FCC chair Ajit Pai to 'kill himself' after net neutrality vote

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:55pm

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is facing backlash online after the government agency voted  Thursday to repeal landmark Obama-era rules that were designed to ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape The plan had not been popular leading up to the vote, with at least one poll from the University of Maryland finding more than 80 percent of respondents opposed the proposed repeal of net neutrality rules ahead of the vote.

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The Latest: Firefighter working huge California fire dies

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:51pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

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North Korea's envoy, Tillerson to attend UN meeting

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:45pm

North Korea's UN ambassador will attend a Security Council meeting on Friday where US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will address how to confront the North Korea crisis, diplomats said. The White House and State Department however stressed that the US stance had not changed and insisted North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests.

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Watch the Exact Moment FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Killed Net Neutrality

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:43pm

And in an instant, everything changed.

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Man acquitted in pier shooting seeks new trial on gun charge

Pharma news - December 14, 2017 - 3:36pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate on Thursday sought a new trial for his conviction on illegal gun possession.

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