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Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California’s Big Sur

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:52am

Part of California’s Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.


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China's Xi says navy should become world class

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:47am

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for greater efforts to make the country's navy a world class one, strong in operations on, below and above the surface, as it steps up its ability to project power far from its shores. China's navy has taken an increasingly prominent role in recent months, with a rising star admiral taking command, its first aircraft carrier sailing around self-ruled Taiwan and a new aircraft carrier launched last month. With President Donald Trump promising a US shipbuilding spree and unnerving Beijing with his unpredictable approach on hot button issues including Taiwan and the South and East China Seas, China is pushing to narrow the gap with the U.S. Navy.


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The Facts Behind DNC Staffer Seth Rich’s Death

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:42am

NBC Nightly News’ Pete Williams explains the facts around the killing of DNC staffer Seth Rich.


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Homeless Men Who Helped Manchester Attack Victims Receive Outpouring of Support

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:41am

Stephen Jones, 35, and Chris Parker, 33, rushed to help after the devastating blast was detonated near one of the Manchester Arena's exits.


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French drugmaker Servier to face trial over weight-loss Mediator

Reuters Health News - May 24, 2017 - 10:24am
PARIS (Reuters) - The Paris prosecutor's office said on Wednesday that drugmaker Servier as well as the French drug regulator should face trial over weight-loss pill Mediator, believed to have caused at least 500 deaths in one of France's worst health scandals.
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Pope Francis Asks Melania What She Feeds Trump as Pontiff Jokes About President's Weight

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:19am

When the duo left their meeting and posed for a picture together, Trump had a smile from ear to ear but the pope did not look impressed.


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Anti-delirium strategy reduces after-surgery confusion in elderly

Reuters Health News - May 24, 2017 - 10:14am
(Reuters Health) - A daily 30-minute regimen designed to help elderly surgery patients stay oriented can cut the rate of post-operative delirium in half and help them return home sooner, according to a test among 377 volunteers in Taipei.
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Seth Rich’s parents speak out against ‘unspeakably cruel’ conspiracy theories

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:11am

Mary and Joel Rich, the parents of murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich, penned an op-ed in the Washington Post condemning “conservative news outlets and commentators” for peddling conspiracy theories. This month, Fox News, Sean Hannity, Newt Gingrich, and other right-wing voices have alleged that Rich was killed because he supposedly shared DNC documents with WikiLeaks.


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What happened at the meeting between Trump and the pope?

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:09am

President Trump met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24. The pope spoke with Trump about peace, the environment and immigrants. The meeting comes a year after the two clashed on Trump’s immigration policy. The two met privately and exchanged gifts, and Francis lightened the mood by jokingly asking Melania Trump a specific question about Trump.


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13 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:07am

This article, 13 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion, originally appeared on Chowhound.


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In jest, Pope Francis asks Melania Trump if she feeds pastries to the president

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:07am

In a nod to the first lady’s native country, the pope asked Melania Trump if she gives the president a food called potica.


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German police arrest suspected militants as Berlin gears up for Obama visit

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 10:05am

By Thomas Escritt BERLIN (Reuters) - Police arrested four suspected Islamists in dawn raids in Berlin on Wednesday as the German capital geared up for a long weekend of mass gatherings, capped by a joint appearance by Chancellor Angela Merkel and former U.S. president Barack Obama. None were linked to the Manchester bomb attack which killed 22 people on Monday. "We'll take another look, but our security plans are designed so we're well prepared for events like that in Manchester," Berlin's interior affairs senator, Andreas Geisel, told RBB radio on Wednesday.


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Retirement Savings Is a Bigger Crisis Than Health Care

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 9:12am

Everyone talks about how health care is the biggest crisis facing retirees, but unfortunately that crisis takes a distant second to another, far more serious issue. A 2015 National Institute on Retirement Security study found that the median working-age household has just $14,500 in retirement savings -- woefully short of the hundreds of thousands in savings truly needed to retire in the first place. One of the authors of the 2015 NIRS study, Ilana Boivie, agrees that the $14,500 figure is startlingly low.


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Four climbers found dead in tents on Everest, identities unknown

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 9:06am

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest mountain to 10 in the past month. The climbers were found overnight in two tents at Camp Four, at 8,000 meters (26,246 feet), Mingma Sherpa of the Seven Summit Treks group, to which the sherpas belonged, said.


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Seth Rich’s parents speak out against ‘unspeakably cruel’ conspiracy theories

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 9:03am

A slew of recent, unfounded stories about the death of former DNC staffer Seth Rich has led his parents to write an op-ed condemning the commentary.


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Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son’s degree

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

In an emotional ceremony at Maryland's Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. "I really have not tried to process motive or intentions behind this yet," he told NBC News before the ceremony. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.


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Four climbers found dead on Everest

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 8:19am

Authorities in Nepal have been unable to confirm the identities of four bodies found on Mount Everest, officials said Wednesday, raising speculation the climbers may have died years ago. The climbers were found at camp four -- at 7,950 metres (26,085 feet) -- on Tuesday by a rescue team who were there to retrieve the body of a Slovak climber who died on the mountain on Sunday. "Our rescuers found bodies of four climbers in a tent at camp four yesterday.


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Low-income Trump voters to be overwhelmingly hit by President's proposed budget cuts

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 8:18am

Many supporters of President Donald Trump will be hit hardest by his administration's new budget – with $3.6 trillion proposed to be slashed from government spending over the next decade, cutting support for programmes that low-income families rely upon. Mr Trump wants legislators to cut at least $610 billion from Medicaid and more than $192 billion from food stamps over a decade. Such deep cuts to such programmes have been attacked by Democrats and even some Republicans – and they will be tough to defend when Trump officials appear on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to discuss the plan.


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Quit your job and get paid to cuddle cats all day

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 7:19am

Imagine a world where you could spend your days cuddling adorable fluffy kittens. A Dublin-based veterinary clinic is making that dream a reality as they're advertising a "cat cuddler" role. It sounds like the best job in the world.  SEE ALSO: Stop working like a sucker and get paid to build Lego models instead Just Cats veterinary clinic in Clonsilla, Dublin, is looking for a "crazy cat person" who "loves cats". Among other requirements includes "cattitude" — whatever that means. The ideal candidate will have a track record of feeding stray cats in your locality and they'll feel "warm and fuzzy" when they pet cats.  Image: justcats.ieThat's not all you'll need, though... You'll also need to have "gentle hands capable of petting and stroking cats for long periods of time". *Better crack out that hand lotion now, eh?!* You'll also need to be "softly spoke" and "capable of cat whispering" to calm the nerves of more nervous cats.  It doesn't end there, though..... You'll also need to possess the rare skill of understanding different types of purring.  And, on top of all that? You'll also need a qualification recognised by the veterinary council of Ireland. Wannabe cat cuddlers can apply by sending CVs and cover letters to miaow@justcats.ie Good luck. WATCH: Watch dogs try cat toys for the first time


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Syrian army says senior Islamic State militant killed

Pharma news - May 24, 2017 - 6:57am

The Syrian army said on Wednesday it had killed Islamic State's military commander in Syria during operations in the north of the country, where the Russian-backed government forces are seizing more territory back from the jihadist group. If confirmed, this would represent a major blow against Islamic State (IS) ahead of an attack which the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) - an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters - are expected to launch against the jihadists in their stronghold of Raqqa city. A Syrian military source told Reuters the IS commander, Abu Musab al-Masri, had been the group's "minister of war" for Syria.


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