Medical

Merck to pause two late-stage studies testing Keytruda in myeloma

Merck to pause two late-stage studies testing Keytruda in myeloma The trials involve combinations with Celgene's Pomalyst as well as its flagship drug Revlimid in a field Celgene dominates in. Multiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in the plasma cells that causes cancer cells to accumulate in bone marrow. [Full Article...]

Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide

Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide Mr Xu Zhiwen, the prefecture's deputy governor, said there were 142 tourists visiting the village last Friday but none of them were buried. About 3,000 rescuers armed with detection devices and dogs were searching in an area that once held 62 homes and a hotel, according to the official Xinhua news agency. [Full Article...]

Samsung Note 8 rumours swell ahead of September launch

Samsung Note 8 rumours swell ahead of September launch Our sympathies, then, to anyone considering buying Samsung's next flagship smartphone - at least if this latest leak is true. Samsung has not revealed much about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8 but there are more than enough rumours out there to give us an idea of what to expect from Samsung. [Full Article...]

Eid moon sighted in India, Bangladesh; Pakistan to take a call soon

Eid moon sighted in India, Bangladesh; Pakistan to take a call soon The Rooyat-e-Hilal Committee New Delhi, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Lahore and National Moon-Sighting Committee Bangladesh will meet after Maghrib prayers today evening and collect moon sighting reports if any from different parts. The federal government too had already announced Eid holidays from Monday, June 26 to Wednesday, June 28. Moreover, he said the government was pressuring the local c... [Full Article...]

Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression'

Al-Jazeera says call to shut it attack on 'freedom of expression' Given 10 days to make a decision, Qatar did not immediately render judgment on the specific concessions demanded of the tiny Persian Gulf nation, which include shuttering Al-Jazeera and cutting ties to the Muslim Brotherhood . He warned that "leakage will further exasperate and prolong the Qatar crisis". Turkey has been one of Qatar's key backers during the crisis. These include the Muslim... [Full Article...]

Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan

Oil tanker explosion kills more than 123 in Pakistan Hundreds of people gathered around it, trying to collect the oil after it began leaking. The tragedy came on the eve of Eidul Fitr, a day of celebrations that marks the end of the holy fasting month. "According to the initial reports, somebody tried to light a cigarette, and when the spilt fuel caught fire, leading to the tanker's explosion", Jam Sajjad Hussain, spokesman for the rescue worker... [Full Article...]

Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

The Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010 and is widely regarded as the Obama Administration's most significant legislative achievement. This could happen because the language might be determined to be not pertaining to the rules of budget reconciliation. [Full Article...]

Israel begins work on new West Bank settlement

Israel says seven Arabs were arrested over a plot to kill army officers for the Islamic militant Hamas that rules Gaza to avenge the killing of one its members. Greenblatt is to be joined by Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday. Jason Greenblatt , Mr Trump's worldwide envoy, arrived on Monday. [Full Article...]

Senator Rand Paul says would consider partial repeal of Obamacare

Even President Trump - who is single-mindedly obsessed with repealing Obamacare - said that the new bill should be less "mean" than the AHCA. Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat , said his first review of the Senate legislation "raises several red flags for the state". More hard-line members o... [Full Article...]

10 pilgrims killed in accident

10 pilgrims killed in accident The pilgrims hailing from Amritsar were on their way to the Jawalaji shrine in Kangra district when the driver lost control round a curve as he tried to avert a collision with an oncoming Maruti auto near Dhaliara. Three of the deceased have been identified as Shiv Kumar (40), Charan Kaur (53) and Santosh (60). Governor Acharya Dev Vrat and Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh have expressed grief... [Full Article...]

Muslims Around The World Including Liberia Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims Around The World Including Liberia Celebrate Eid al-Fitr Japan, Indonesia and Malaysia are among the other Asian countries celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr today. The time of Zakat al-Fitr, which is the charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in Ramadan , is the last day of Ramadan . The chief minister said that the joy of Eid should also be shared with those whose near and dear ones have made eternal sacrifices for maintaining peace in the co... [Full Article...]

Ravi Teja's Brother Actor Bharath Dies in a Road Accident

Ravi Teja's Brother Actor Bharath Dies in a Road Accident The actor, 46, was reportedly driving his sedan at almost 140kmph and rammed it into a stationary lorry at Kotwalguda in Shamshabad mandal at around 11pm. "We have put up a caution board that a truck was parked due to break down". The post-mortem will be completed soon and the body will be submitted to Ravi Teja family. [Full Article...]

Some demands on Qatar very hard to meet

Some demands on Qatar very hard to meet Mr Erdogan announced his support for the monarchy in Doha after they accused a group of Sunni Arab nations including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain of forming an "illegal blockade" against them and issuing unreasonable demands . [Full Article...]

Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives It may squeeze out a few showers & storms, but most locations will stay completely dry. A few foggy spots may develop, but fog should not be too widespread Monday morning. Wind: SE 5-10. Low: 62. Partly cloudy skies over Dulles Airport yesterday. Winds: N 5-10 miles per hour. Thursday: Mostly sunny, warmer and turning a bit more humid by evening. [Full Article...]

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus

South Carolina health officials find West Nile virus Most people infected with West Nile have no symptoms. Last season a total of three imported cases of Zika were reported in El Paso, and there were six confirmed cases of West Nile Virus recorded. To eliminate other potential mosquito breeding sites, Lambton Public Health encourages residents to remove stagnant water from around their property. [Full Article...]

After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era

Having Pelosi as the face of the party "makes it a heck of a lot harder" to win House seats, said Rep. Tim Ryan , the Ohio Democrat who challenged Pelosi for the House minority leader post after the 2016 election. "As we sit here, they're running caricatures of me in Georgia ", Pelosi said. Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of... [Full Article...]

McDonalds in Saudi Tweets Allegiance to New Crown Prince

McDonalds in Saudi Tweets Allegiance to New Crown Prince Al-Jazeera, in its coverage of the shakeup, said Bin Salman had previously said on Saudi TV that it is Iran's goal to "control the Islamic world" and spread Shia doctrine. "Now some in Saudi Arabia are betting on the support of Donald Trump in order to implement new domestic and foreign policy. Having President Trump in the White House probably means that MBS will encounter minimal push-back from ... [Full Article...]

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill Online footage of the protest shows Capitol Hill Police lifting protesters from the floor outside McConnell's office. Amid chants of " Don't Touch Medicaid! " and signs suggesting the same, many of those protesting the Senate bill were either elderly or in wheelchairs, offering a stunning visual as police tried to remove them from the hallway. [Full Article...]

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish Kennedy himself hasn't actually said anything about the issue but the prospect that President Donald Trump will be able to fill up a second Supreme Court seat is terrifying many liberals who are afraid that would allow conservatives to take decisive control over the highest court in the land . [Full Article...]

Toddler allegedly beaten by dad on Father's Day has died

Toddler allegedly beaten by dad on Father's Day has died In an exclusive Daily News interview on Rikers Island, Taylor insisted that Nylah was injured in a fall. Her mother Tammy Lewis, 17, dropped her off to spend quality time with him, in spite of the promises Shaquan Taylor, 18, made. "Do you know what it's like to be here for something I didn't do?" Taylor did acknowledge beating Lewis during the Sunday confrontation. "Exactly why I hate that li... [Full Article...]


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