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Hand, wrist injuries in high school sports often severe

Reuters Health News - November 21, 2017 - 4:29pm
(Reuters Health) - High school athletes have high rates of hand and wrist injuries, especially in certain sports, according to a new U.S. study.
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U.S. threatens to sue Harvard over admissions policies

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 4:09pm

The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school's admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants.


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Scientists Were Wrong About This Water on Mars

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:50pm

It might be worse than it sounds.


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The Latest: Jurors get San Francisco pier shooting case

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:49pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the San Francisco pier shooting murder trial (all times local):


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Senator Seeks Answers on US Attorney Firing

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:47pm

Senator Chris Coons talks with Rachel Maddow about his effort to get answers from the Trump administration on why key U.S. attorney Dana Boente was pushed out of his position.


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White House visitor records revealed after Trump administration refuses to release them

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:43pm

ProPublica has published the White House visitor records that the Trump administration tried to keep hidden. The Trump administration fought in court to block public records requests by Property of the People, a nonprofit transparency group, to release the calendars as well as visitor logs from several White House offices. The information was subject to public disclosure through the Freedom of Information Act.


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Zimbabwe's New Leaders Are None Other Than Mugabe's Former 'Enforcers'

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:42pm

Jubilant crowds filled the streets of Zimbabwe’s cities on Tuesday, after the country’s speaker of parliament announced that President Robert Mugabe had resigned after decades in power.


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U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:37pm

The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen. The warning comes two weeks after U.S.-allied Saudi Arabia said it had shot down a ballistic missile fired by Iran-aligned Houthis from Yemen towards the Saudi capital Riyadh. The missile, which the Houthis said was in response to Saudi-led air strikes on civilians in Yemen, was shot down near Riyadh airport without causing any casualties.


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Donald Trump Breaks Silence On Roy Moore Allegations

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:31pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday directly addressed the sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, nearly two weeks after the first accounts of Moore’s alleged sexual predation were first reported by The Washington Post.


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On surprise Russia trip, Assad and Putin talk post-war Syria

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 3:16pm

MOSCOW (AP) — On a surprise trip to Russia, Syria's Bashar Assad discussed potential new peace initiatives for post-war Syria with Russian President Vladimir Putin who declared that Russia's two-year military campaign in Syria is wrapping up, the Kremlin said Tuesday.


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Ratko Mladic still a 'legend', says Bosnian Serb chief

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:57pm

The Bosnian Serb political leader Milorad Dodik said he believed Ratko Mladic would remain "a legend" regardless of the verdict at his genocide trial on Wednesday. UN war crimes judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) are to hand down their long-awaited judgement on "The Butcher of Bosnia" in The Hague. Despite the multiple charges against him, which include genocide, Mladic remains a hero to many in Serbia.


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How the U.S. Navy Could Beat China in a War

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:39pm

During its westward advance across the Pacific, the U.S. Navy fashioned techniques and hardware to refuel, resupply, and repair ships from dispersed, often improvised island bases. The allies should ransack history for insight—thinking ahead about how to use Japan’s many islands and inlets as impromptu logistics hubs. After all, the conventionally powered surface fleets based in Japan need fuel too.


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Natalie Portman Has '100 Stories' Of Sexual Misconduct, Discrimination

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:34pm

When actress Natalie Portman heard the mounting allegations of sexual assault and misconduct in Hollywood, she said she considered herself lucky that she has never been personally assaulted.


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Charlie Rose's Co-Anchors 'Reeling' Over Harassment Allegations as Newsman Is Fired From CBS, PBS

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:28pm

Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell spoke out against Rose as his chair was left empty at the "CBS This Morning" desk.


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Trump pardons Drumstick, the national Thanksgiving turkey

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:22pm

President Donald Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey Drumstick in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on Nov. 21, 2017


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"They said, I’m sorry, because you weren’t physically injured, you can’t go to the private events."

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:10pm

Lisa Hamp was in the same building as the gunman on the day of the Virginia Tech shooting. She and her classmates pushed against the door of the room to keep him from entering. Last fall, we were talking, and we were like, “Are you going to the 10-year anniversary?” And I said, “I haven’t been to one since my senior year, which was the first anniversary, but I’d love to go because now I’m recognizing all this power from recovery and healing.


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"I remember feeling really scared that he could be around any corner, because we weren’t sure exactly where he was."

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 2:09pm

Chelsea Sobolik had just come off a double shift at a Red Robin restaurant when she decided, at the last minute, to join a group of friends for a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colorado. After the shooting, Sobolik took a year off to rest and recover, something that would not have been possible without Red Robin’s Giving Fund ― a charitable donation her colleagues made with every check to support workers during tough times. Between this fund, the free mental health care she received from the Aurora Mental Health Center and help from her family and friends, Sobolik feels grateful for all the support that has helped her cope, but she considers recovery a lifelong process.


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Donald Trump is reportedly more popular than some of Europe's biggest leaders

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 1:58pm

President Trump has received some rather dismal approval ratings, but he’s reportedly more popular compared to some of his European counterparts.


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Iran's Rouhani urges France to remain "realistic, impartial" in Middle East

Pharma news - November 21, 2017 - 1:48pm

BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - France can play a productive role in the Middle East by taking a "realistic and impartial approach", Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in a phone call on Tuesday, according to Iranian state media. Tensions between Iran and France increased last week after Macron said that Tehran should be less aggressive in the region and should clarify its ballistic missile program.


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