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Photographer Reveals Heartbreaking Story Behind Viral Photo of Crying Toddler at the Border

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:58am

He said the photo made him emotional.


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Correction: US Open story

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:57am

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — In a story June 17 about Brooks Koepka winning the U.S. Open, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his winning score of 281 was 13 shots higher than last year. It was nine shots higher than last year at Erin Hills.


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Stocks falter as trade war fears deepen

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:54am

World stock markets faltered Monday as traders eyed looming trade wars and worried about EU rifts over migration.


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Texas sheriff deputy charged for child abuse after allegedly blackmailing undocumented mother with deportation

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:51am

A Texas sheriff’s deputy has been accused of sexually assaulting an undocumented immigrant’s child, and blackmailing the mother with potential deportation to keep her quiet about the attacks. Jose Nunez, 47, is being held on charges of “super aggravated sexual assault” after the mother sought help at a fire department for her 4-year-old child, who had reportedly been crying out in pain. “The details of the case are quite frankly heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time,” Javier Salazar, the Bexar County Sheriff, said during a press conference announcing the charges and circumstances.


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Who’s to blame for families being separated at the border?

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:45am

The President tweeted “change the laws” on Monday, but there is no law requiring families to be separated -- only the zero tolerance policy that’s prompting it.


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UK signals changes on medicinal cannabis use after epileptic boy's case

Reuters Health News - June 18, 2018 - 10:43am
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will look into possible changes to rules on the use of cannabis-based medicines, a minister said on Monday, after an epileptic boy whose medication was confiscated was hospitalized.
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FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis lotion

Reuters Health News - June 18, 2018 - 10:42am
(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's plaque psoriasis treatment did not get approval from U.S. health regulators, a setback for the company which had high hopes for the lotion.
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Some Prominent Conservatives Call On Trump To Stop Separating Migrant Parents & Children

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:33am

Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor emeritus and staunch supporter of


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Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Reuters Health News - June 18, 2018 - 10:30am
LONDON - Many parents already have concerns, but some may now have a new argument for limiting their children's 'screen time' - addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organization as a mental health disorder.
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Trump: 'The United States will not be a migrant camp'

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:27am

President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats.


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Michelle Wolf Airs Candid Mental Health Segment

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:23am

Sunday, on her Netflix show "The Break," host Michelle Wolf aired an honest


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Audi boss arrested in diesel probe

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:23am

Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler was arrested Monday in connection with parent company Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal, with prosecutors saying they feared he might try to suppress evidence. The dramatic development comes a week after Munich prosecutors raided Stadler's home after charging him with fraud and falsifying documents that allowed diesel vehicles equipped with cheating software to be sold to European customers. Four police officers detained the Audi boss at his home at between 6 and 7 am, a spokesman for Munich prosecutors told AFP, saying that the arrest was justified as he is suspected of "seeking to influence witnesses or other suspects".


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Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 10:02am

TOKYO (AP) — Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.


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Toyota confirms production of 986bhp GR Super Sport

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 9:58am

Since the Toyota MR2 went out of production in 2007 there hasn't been much evidence of sportiness in the Japanese automaker's lineup beyond the somewhat underpowered GT86, but that's about to change in a big way as it's now been confirmed a production version of the 986 horsepower GR Super Sport is in the pipeline. At the moment we only have images of the concept first shown at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January of this year, but news of a production version was released by Toyota on the eve of the Les Mans 24 hour race. This isn't the first time Toyota has looked at building a production Le Mans racer, because in 1998 the company brought us the GT-One (TS020) Le Mans Prototype where a road-going concept was produced with a view towards building a handful of production models.


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Kendall And Kylie Jenner Wish Heartfelt Happy Father's Day To Caitlyn

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 9:49am

Caitlyn Jenner's model daughters got sentimental on Father's Day.


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GM replaces 3 Cadillac sedans with 2, invests $175M in plant

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 9:42am

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is getting rid of three Cadillac sedans and replacing them with two new ones over the next 3½ years.


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Roche SMA drug shines in study as costly new therapies advance

Reuters Health News - June 18, 2018 - 9:39am
ZURICH (Reuters) - A drug being co-developed by Roche to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) helped improve development scores in babies with the genetic disease, a study released on Monday showed, as the race heats up for therapies destined to be among the drug industry's most expensive.
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Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 9:23am

The U.S. Supreme Court took a pass on setting limits on extreme partisan


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Homeland Security secretary gets shredded on Twitter after she lies about policy that separates families at border

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 9:12am

As the debate rages on about the Trump administration's horrific policy of separating undocumented parents from their children as they attempt to cross the border between the United States and Mexico, the fight between officials and lawmakers has spilled over onto social media. One tweet, in particular, from Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen, has served as a flashpoint. She tweeted on Sunday that the DHS doesn't "have a policy of separating families at the border. Period."  We do not have a policy of separating families at the border. Period. — Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) June 17, 2018 But images and videos across social media as well as a plethora of well-reported stories have offered substantial evidence to the contrary, relaying stories and even showing tent cities created for undocumented children separated from their families.  Here are photos of the tent city near El Paso that is housing immigrant children separated from their parents. Photos by @i_p_a_1 for the @TexasTribune. Read more here: https://t.co/2rqHNDpTLx pic.twitter.com/RUIuGbl4yl — Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) June 16, 2018 Just visited the Brownsville Children's Facility. Trump Administration didn't let us talk to the kids and they even tried to stop me from recording outside the building. They are clearly sensitive about this trip. This place is packed with kids—over 100 taken from parents. pic.twitter.com/7RVP0ZgT8e — Chris Van Hollen (@ChrisVanHollen) June 18, 2018 What's more, journalists and lawmakers made note of previous comments Nielsen has made in defense of the same policy she tweeted doesn't exist. "Nielsen said the department has ... a policy that it will refer everyone caught crossing the border illegally for prosecution, even if they ... have small children. Any parents who are prosecuted ... will be separated from their children in the process." https://t.co/PiCVLVA2aF https://t.co/Nfs9a3oxxx — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) June 17, 2018 Kirstjen Nielsen yesterday: “We do not have a policy of separating families at the border. Period.” But in May 10, she defended the administration’s separation policy to NPR https://t.co/nLC5SY0DzB — Evan Siegfried (@evansiegfried) June 18, 2018 Nielsen didn't exactly help herself, either, on Monday morning by saying, "We will not apologize for doing out job." Lawmakers have jumped in, calling out Nielsen and her statement, labeling it a lie, and challenging both the Trump administration and Nielsen to address the growing crisis that is spiraling out of control.  This is a lie. Period. https://t.co/KUUQyyU2kF — Katherine Clark (@RepKClark) June 18, 2018 You are a stone cold liar. https://t.co/JXKb7ppwwt — Hakeem Jeffries (@RepJeffries) June 18, 2018 This statement is false. There are thousands of separated families that prove otherwise. My office is working to reunite 3 mothers who were separated from their kids at the border. Will highlight these stories at this week’s family separation hearing. #FamiliesBelongTogether https://t.co/iZbAxDdDzG — Nanette D. Barragán (@RepBarragan) June 18, 2018 .@SecNielsen This is a LIE! The Members you are speaking on are at the Detention facilities! We are on the grounds at the border taking with officials... Why don’t you STOP typing Tweets in D.C and come to Texas and see for your self. This situation of heartbreaking! https://t.co/2oa1mO22hp — Sheila Jackson Lee (@JacksonLeeTX18) June 18, 2018 The Trump Administration’s family separation policy tore 2,000 families apart in six weeks but they won’t stop lying about it. https://t.co/gw9RwUVjx5 — Rep. Don Beyer (@RepDonBeyer) June 18, 2018 Retract this statement, Madame Secretary.Yes, technically YOU are not at the border separating families YOURSELF. You are in charge of a policy that turns parents over to DOJ, resulting in the separation of children. You know this, and still - incredibly - sent out this tweet. https://t.co/CikreZ286K — Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT) June 18, 2018 This is a lie. There is no law. There is no court mandate. This is a policy made solely by this administration, and you can stop it right now. And every second you don’t you are directly responsible for unimaginable amounts of misery. Period. https://t.co/nf0lF9VEoO — Ed Markey (@SenMarkey) June 18, 2018 While it's mostly been Democrats reacting to Nielsen's statement, some Republicans, including former First Lady Laura Bush, have publicly opposed the Trump administration's policy.  As of Monday morning, though, Trump was back on Twitter himself and, though he didn't address Nielsen's comments directly, he did address the issue but in the most horrendous way, continuing to blame Democrats. Children are being used by some of the worst criminals on earth as a means to enter our country. Has anyone been looking at the Crime taking place south of the border. It is historic, with some countries the most dangerous places in the world. Not going to happen in the U.S. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2018 It is the Democrats fault for being weak and ineffective with Boarder Security and Crime. Tell them to start thinking about the people devastated by Crime coming from illegal immigration. Change the laws! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 18, 2018 We truly live in the worst, darkest timeline. UPDATE: June 18, 2018, 10:58 a.m. EDT Updated to include new comments from Sec. Nielsen


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New Lincoln MKC Could Be Renamed "Corsair"

Pharma news - June 18, 2018 - 7:32am

The replacement for the current Ford Escape-based SUV should arrive in 2020.


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