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Police Were Told To Keep Roy Moore Away From High School Cheerleaders, Retired Officer Says

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 11:00am

A retired Alabama police officer said she and her colleagues were told decades ago to “make sure” Roy Moore “didn’t hang around” high school cheerleaders, and confirmed previous reports that the Republican Senate candidate was banned at the time from a local mall for predatory behavior toward teenage girls.


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Motorcycle crashes cause far more severe injuries than car accidents

Reuters Health News - November 22, 2017 - 10:56am
(Reuters Health) - Motorcycle crashes are much more likely to cause severe injuries, fatalities and extensive medical costs than car accidents, a Canadian study suggests.
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Many hospitals lack specialists for hand, face emergencies

Reuters Health News - November 22, 2017 - 10:54am
(Reuters Health) - In an emergency involving face or hand trauma, barely one in four hospitals can muster a specialist surgeon, a recent U.S. study suggests.
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Kill All the Poppies

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 10:50am

There’s no way to ever win against the Taliban if the heroin trade is left to flourish.


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Gold mining firms set aside $360 million for South Africa silicosis law suit

Reuters Health News - November 22, 2017 - 10:34am
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Six gold mining firms, including Anglo American, have made a 5 billion rand ($361 million) provision to settle a class action law suit with thousands of miners who contracted fatal lung diseases while working in South African mines, an industry document said on Wednesday.
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Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South Africa

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 10:24am

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa.


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Russia-hosted summit could be decisive for Syria peace: Erdogan

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 10:22am

By Denis Pinchuk SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - A three-way summit on Wednesday between the leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey could produce decisive steps toward ending the bloodshed in Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said at the start of their talks. The summit, hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is a rare occasion bringing together the leaders of Russia and Iran -- who back Syria's President Bashar al-Assad -- around a table with Erdogan, who has supported Assad's opponents.


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What Experts Have Learned So Far From the JFK Records Releases

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 9:05am

In the months since the document drops began, here's what experts have gleaned from newly released JFK assassination files


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Violent Feud Between California Shooter and Neighbors Brewed Months Before Deadly Rampage

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed


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Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 9:00am

By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya's hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis. Part of a growing scene, there are now hundreds of bikers in Tripoli alone who come from all walks of life. Riding past - often in groups - on their gleaming machines, they stick out in Libya, where a conservative society still bears the scars of decades of authoritarian rule under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and the revolution and conflict that followed.


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Dramatic video shows mad dash as North Korean defector shot 5 times, pulled to freedom

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 8:24am

The United Nations Command in control of the border between the two Koreas released dramatic video footage on Tuesday of what happened when a North Korean solider defected to the South earlier this month.


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Thailand arrests woman wanted over deadly 2015 bombing at shrine

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 7:23am

By Patpicha Tanakasempipat BANGKOK (Reuters) - Police in Thailand on Wednesday arrested a woman wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing in Bangkok that killed 20 people, 14 of them foreign tourists. The blast at a central Bangkok shrine popular with visitors from China and elsewhere in Asia raised fears of a spillover of violence from China's western Xinjiang region, where some members of the Uighur Muslim minority oppose Beijing's rule. No group claimed responsibility for the blast that killed five people from mainland China and two from Hong Kong and wounded more than 120 people.


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Elite Royal Navy rescue team sent as possible calls detected from missing Argentine submarine

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 6:33am

The Royal Navy has deployed its elite submarine rescue team to join the search for a missing Argentine submarine, after failed satellite calls thought to be from the vessel raised hopes the crew were still alive. HMS Protector also began scouring the South Atlantic as part of the international hunt for the missing vessel, and HMS Clyde was being diverted from South Georgia. Argentine officials said naval bases had detected seven incomplete satellite calls over the weekend attributed to the sub and were now trying to use them to pinpoint its location. The communication attempts "indicate that the crew is trying to re-establish contact, so we are working to locate the source of the emissions," the Argentine Navy said on its Twitter account, adding that the calls lasted between four and 36 seconds. An international team of ships and aircraft were braving heavy seas and high winds to search for the German-built ARA San Juan which has been lost since last week. Argentine navy loses contact with submarine carrying 44 01:08 The Royal Navy said it was flying the Submarine Parachute Assistance Group (SPAG) to the region to join the hunt. The highly trained team of medics, engineers and escape specialists is continuously on six hours notice to go anywhere in the world. Team members are parachute trained so that they can leap into the water at the scene if needed, but in this case will embark on HMS Protector. They carry inflatable boats and life rafts, medical equipment and communications gear which allows them to talk to trapped crews. Arrived on task in the search area in the early hours of this morning and have commenced sonar and visual search for #ARASanJuan as part of the ongoing multinational operation. Conditions remain challenging given current weather. pic.twitter.com/Sxgi9MZGo5— HMS_Protector (@protector_hms) November 19, 2017 The San Juan and its 44 crew last made contact on Wednesday when she was 267 miles off the coast in the Gulf of San Jorge. The latest possible calls were a sign for “cautious enthusiasm”, naval experts said, showing the crew may be alive, afloat and at a shallow enough depth to attempt to communicate. HMS Protector has begun sonar scans to hunt for the submarine Credit: MOD Claudio Rodriguez, whose brother Hernan is aboard the submarine, told a local television channel: "They've got to be afloat. Thank God. That gives us hope, because we knew that if they were down below, they would be screwed.” HMS Protector, the Royal Navy’s 5,000 ton ice patrol and survey ship, was diverted to join the search from a routine mission in the area and can bring its high definition sonar to bear on the search. Search and rescue mission for Argentinian submarine The hunt also includes help from Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and the United States. America on Sunday said it was sending a second P-8 Poseidon submarine hunting navy patrol plane to join the search. The US Navy has also dispatched two submarine rescue chambers that can dock onto stricken boats and ferry crew to the surface from hundreds of feet underwater. ARA San Juan submarine Credit: Argentine defence ministry/AFP The San Juan is a TR-1700 class submarine which had been returning from a routine mission to Ushuaia, near the southernmost tip of South America, to its base at Mar del Plata, about 250 miles south of Buenos Aires. Timeline | Submarine accidents Among those on board is Argentina's first female submarine officer, 35-year-old weapons officer Eliana Krawczyk. Rescuers are focusing on an ocean patch about 190 miles in diameter located about 270 miles from the coast of the southern province of Chubut.


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Russian oligarch Kerimov questioned in France over tax evasion

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 6:21am

Billionaire Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov faced a second day of questioning by investigators in France on Wednesday, two days after his arrest in Nice on suspicion of tax evasion. Kerimov, 51, spent a second night Tuesday at a police station in the southern resort city, where he was arrested on arrival at the airport on Monday night, legal sources said. A source close to the probe told AFP he was suspected of laundering "tens of millions of euros" hidden away from tax authorities.


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Breitbart News editor-in-chief argues rape is now defined as regrettable sex

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 6:20am

The editor-in-chief of far right site Breitbart News has claimed women have co-opted the term rape to refer to sex which they later regret. Alex Marlow argued women have exploited the word in the wake of the me too campaign which has seen a steady stream of high profile individuals come forward to allege and denounce sexual assault. “Now it’s become, really, any sex that the woman ends up regretting that she had,” Marlow said on SiriusXM Patriot's Breitbart News Daily.


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Trump Makes World's Dumbest Feud Even Dumber

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 5:57am

President Donald Trump escalated what has arguably been his most mindless feud yet by calling the father of a college basketball player “a poor man’s version of Don Kong, but without the hair” and “ungrateful fool.”


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Trump Administration Is Sending Haitians Back To A Country Still Mired In Disaster

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 5:45am

The Trump administration has ended immigration protections for thousands of Haitians in the U.S. starting in 18 months, which will force many to abandon the lives and communities they’ve built to return to a country still recovering from disaster.


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Jay-Z Stops Concert To Give Empowering Message To 9-Year-Old Girl

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 5:14am

Jay-Z interrupted his own show to deliver some inspirational advice to a young girl in the audience.


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Russia Wanted Trump As President And It Got Him. Now What Does America Do?

Pharma news - November 22, 2017 - 5:00am

WASHINGTON ― Russia’s tyrant works to help the Republican nominee win America’s presidential election.


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