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Pro-government rallies in Iran as U.S. imposes fresh sanctions

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 10:28am

Pro-regime rallies were held around Tehran Friday with authorities seeking to put the recent violent unrest to bed, as Washington slapped fresh sanctions on Iran.

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This Russian Submarine Is Called the "Black Hole" For One Terrifying Reason

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 10:27am

Twenty-four Kilo-class submarines were operated by the Soviet Union, of which eleven are still operated by Russia. Iran has three Kilos, and Algeria has two. China had two submarines, purchased after the end of the Cold War.

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Future of Kala Pharma's dry eye drug uncertain after mixed results

Reuters Health News - January 5, 2018 - 9:48am
(Reuters) - Mixed results from two late-stage studies testing Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to provide temporary relief from dry eye disease cast doubt on the drug's path forward and sent shares down 16 percent in early trading on Friday.
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Pakistan expresses disappointment at US aid cutoff

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 9:36am

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A senior Pakistani senator expressed disappointment Friday at the U.S. decision to suspend military aid, saying it will be detrimental to bilateral relations, while the government itself said it was too early to gauge the effects of the decision.

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Protests put spotlight on Iran's vast, shadowy Syria war

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 9:21am

BEIRUT (AP) — In demonstrations across Iran, chants are going up against the military's vast and shadowy war in Syria, one of Tehran's closest allies and a front-line state in its confrontation with its archenemy, Israel.

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Michael Wolff defends book and says of Trump: 'To quote Steve Bannon: He's lost it'

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 9:04am

The author of an explosive new book about Donald Trump’s first year in office has said he stands by his reporting and that the president’s threat of legal action is only boosting his sales. Michael Wolff also stood by his account that many in the administration think Trump is incapable of meeting the demands of his role – claims which have prompted a furious backlash from the White House. The author noted testimony that Trump keeps repeating himself: whereas once he would tell the same three stories in 25 or 30 minutes, he said, now he does so in 10.

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Electric Bikes: More Than Just a Different Type of 'Fuel'

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 8:46am

Electric Bikes: More Than Just a Different Type of 'Fuel' You've got a bike, maybe an entire stable, and, as an established member of the two-wheeled world, you're fully in your comfort zone around it/them. You know your service schedules, and over the years

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S.Africa opens manslaughter probe over deadly train crash

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 8:41am

South African police launched a manslaughter investigation Friday following a train crash that killed at least 18 people and injured 254 others in one of the country's worst ever rail disasters. The lorry driver, who the country's transport minister Joe Maswanganyi accused of "taking chances... that cost lots of lives", will be central to the probe.

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Here's How Much Snow the 'Bomb Cyclone' Dropped on the East Coast

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 8:26am

So how much snow did places like New York City and Boston get? Short answer: A lot. Here are the snow totals along the East Coast

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Yemen rebel ballistic missile

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 8:10am

Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen into the kingdom's south, as Riyadh and its allies said the attack "proved" Iran's support for Yemen's Huthi rebels. The Riyadh-led military coalition fighting the rebels in Yemen in a statement said Saudi air defences intercepted the missile at around 0500 GMT, but reported no casualties. The Huthis, who are locked in war with Yemen's Saudi-backed government, earlier said they had fired a missile at Saudi Arabia's southwestern province of Najran in a statement tweeted by their Al-Masirah television channel.

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Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili jailed in absentia

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 8:10am

A court in Georgia sentenced on Friday the country's former president Mikheil Saakashvili to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power. Saakashvili, who was president from 2004 to 2013, was found guilty of illegally pardoning four men who were convicted of the high profile murder of Georgian banker Sandro Girgvliani in 2006. According to the judge, Saakashvili promised the then chief of Georgia's Constitutional Security Department to give the men pardons.

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Pakistan criticizes 'shifting goalposts' after U.S. aid suspension

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 7:07am

Pakistan said on Friday U.S. "arbitrary deadlines" and its shifting of goalposts were counterproductive to defeating common security threats in the region after the United States slashed aid to Pakistan. "We are engaged with the U.S. administration on the issue of security cooperation and await further detail," the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement following a U.S. announcement it was suspending all military assistance, believed to be at least $900 million.

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Breitbart News 'considering sacking Steve Bannon' after Donald Trump’s attack on former White House chief strategist

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 6:53am

Donald Trump’s public attack on his former confidante Steve Bannon, has reportedly led his current employer to consider his position. Board members on the right wing Breitbart News Network, where Mr Bannon is executive chairman, met earlier this week to discuss whether to sack him, The Wall Street Journal reported. In a rare statement, Rebekah Mercer, a billionaire and key funder of the news outlet, directly criticised the former White House strategist.

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Trump Talks About War With North Korea. Here's How Horrific That Would Really Be.

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 5:46am

President Trump has hinted at the possibility of military action against North Korea, but any U.S. strike is likely to rapidly escalating into an all-out war.

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Donald Trump Gives Steve Bannon Insulting New Nickname, Sends Tweeters Into Meltdown

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 5:33am

Donald Trump’s feud with ex-chief strategist Steve Bannon escalated late Thursday when the president bestowed a disparaging nickname upon his former staffer.

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Jimmy Kimmel Finds A Fundamental Flaw With Trump Lawyers' Attempt To Stop Book Release

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 4:21am

Jimmy Kimmel says Donald Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to shut down Michael Wolff’s new book about the president’s administration has seriously backfired.

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Teenager found dead after posting about stalker on Facebook

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 3:26am

Natalie Bollinger, who was last seen at her apartment in Broomfield, was reported missing by her family on 28 December 2017. Two weeks before Ms Bollinger went missing, she was granted a permanent restraining order against a stalker. In a Facebook post, Ms Bollinger claimed her stalker was 42-year-old Shawn Schwartz, a man she became friends with two years ago.

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A Chibok Schoolgirl Kidnapped By Boko Haram Has Been Found in Nigeria

Pharma news - January 5, 2018 - 2:28am

More than 100 of the schoolgirls remain captive

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In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday

Pharma news - January 4, 2018 - 11:06pm

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas will sit down for their first formal talks in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the Winter Olympics in the South and to improve their abysmal ties, Seoul officials said Friday. While a positive sign after last year's threats of nuclear war, the Koreas have a long history of failing to move past their deep animosity.

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How To Beat The '7-Year Itch' In Your Relationship

Pharma news - January 4, 2018 - 10:56pm

Ups and downs are par for the course in any long-term relationship.

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