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Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Report

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 11:43pm

pushed back against a Fox News report that implied Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) had engaged in misconduct by texting with a lobbyist associated with a Russian billionaire last year.


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U.S. okays medical isotope system not based on bomb-grade uranium

Reuters Health News - February 8, 2018 - 11:05pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal government on Thursday approved a device made by a private company in Wisconsin that will allow the first domestic production of a medical imaging isotope in 25 years, a move the government said would enhance national security by reducing the need to transport weapons-grade uranium.
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California teen who livestreamed crash that killed sister gets 6 years

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 10:35pm

Obdulia Sanchez, 19, was sentenced Thursday after being convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter, DUI and child endangerment stemming from the July crash.


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Afghan official: Chinese, Uzbek IS militants killed in raid

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 10:30pm

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Joint U.S. and Afghan air raids targeted the Islamic State group in Afghanistan's northern Jowzjan province, while in northeastern Badakshan province U.S. fighter jets pounded Taliban camps that were providing support to militant Turkic Muslim Uighurs who seek independence from China, a U.S.-led coalition statement said Thursday.


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Markets Right Now: China share benchmark falls 5.5 percent

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 10:05pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):


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Maryland sues Insys to enforce subpoena in opioid probe

Reuters Health News - February 8, 2018 - 9:52pm
(Reuters) - Maryland's attorney general has filed a lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena the state sent Insys Therapeutics Inc as part of a probe into allegations the drugmaker deceptively marketed a fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine.
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U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces Capture Two Notorious British ISIS Fighters Known as the 'Beatles'

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 8:51pm

The two men are among four members of the IS cell known for torturing and executing more than two dozen hostages


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Olympics: IOC discussing norovirus outbreak, more cases reported

Reuters Health News - February 8, 2018 - 8:28pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Olympic officials are discussing measures to combat the spread of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the Winter Games, a Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) official said on Friday.
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Former Miramax Executive And Rose McGowan Manager Jill Messick Dead At 50

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:40pm

Jill Messick, a former Miramax executive producer who once managed actress Rose McGowan, died by suicide Wednesday at age 50, her family confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.


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Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill Scores Of Besieged Civilians In Eastern Ghouta

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:37pm

A renewed onslaught of bombing in Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta enclave has wreaked havoc in the region, killing nearly 200 people in a matter of days and shattering cease-fire negotiations.


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Father who tried to attack Nassar in court doesn't want donations

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:19pm

A man who tried to attack former sports doctor Larry Nassar in a Michigan courtroom is thanking people who donated $31,000 online but says he doesn't want the money.


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Government Runs Out Of Money Again As Congress Fails To Reach A Deal

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:07pm

UPDATE: The Senate voted 71-28 to reopen the government by passing its budget deal early Friday morning. WASHINGTON ― The federal government ran out of money for the second time in a month early Friday morning, as lawmakers were unable to come to an agreement to prevent another lapse in funding. The White House began advising parts of the government to prepare for another shutdown late Thursday night, but there were still questions on whether the government would technically close, as Congress still had the ability to prevent the furlough of government workers if the House and Senate could pass a bipartisan bill overnight.


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These Veterans Say Trump's Military Parade Would Be A Big Waste Of Time

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:02pm

WASHINGTON — For the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who would be tasked with making it happen, a military parade like the one President Donald Trump envisions would be a colossal pain in the rear guard.


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White House admits 'we all could have done better' on Porter departure

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Deputy press secretary Raj Shah addresses criticism of the Trump administration’s handling of multiple domestic abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter.


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Zara Is Selling This Lungi Look-Alike For $90, And Brown Twitter Is Cackling

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm

Centuries after Asian dads figured out the simple pleasure that wearing lungis can bring, it seems the Spanish fashion retailer Zara wants in on the style.


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The Latest: UN official calls for 30-day Syria cease-fire

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 6:28pm

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local):


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U.S. dismisses fears of wider war after deadly Syria clashes

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 6:17pm

By Phil Stewart and Lisa Barrington WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed concerns on Thursday that the United States was being dragged into a broader conflict in Syria, after a major clash with pro-Syrian government forces overnight that may have left 100 or more of them dead. The U.S.-led coalition said it repelled an unprovoked attack near the Euphrates River by hundreds of troops aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who were backed by artillery, tanks, multiple-launch rocket systems and mortars. The incident underscored the potential for further conflict in Syria's oil-rich east, where the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias holds swathes of land after its offensive against Islamic State.


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For US in Syria, end game gets murkier as IS shrinks

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 5:40pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closer the U.S. gets to its original goal in Syria of defeating the Islamic State group, the murkier its end game. New layers of complexity are descending on a shifting battlefield, as demonstrated by a deadly barrage of American air and artillery strikes on a shadowy attacker.


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What The White House Won't Say About Rob Porter's Exit

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 5:33pm

There are still a lot of unanswered questions about Rob Porter’s departure from the White House amid allegations of abuse made by his two ex-wives.


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Spirit Airlines Slams Student Who Claims She Was Forced to Flush Emotional Support Hamster Down Toilet

Pharma news - February 8, 2018 - 5:29pm

"It is incredibly disheartening to hear this Guest reportedly decided to end her own pet’s life"


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