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Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer

Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer City attorney Pete Holmes said the city hopes to recoup some of the costs the opioid crisis has caused, including money spent on human services and emergency response. Dennis' son was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 12 years old. She said he's lived on the streets and they've had to kick him out several times because he was stealing from them to support his addiction. [Full Article...]

Delhi Metro: Fares set to rise again, Kejriwal calls it 'anti

Delhi Metro: Fares set to rise again, Kejriwal calls it 'anti Metro fares were last re vised in May and were to go up by up to Rs 10 from October 10. The Transport Minister directed DMRC CMD Mangu Singh to put proposed fare hike on hold till the rationale behind the proposed hike is explained and all relevant documents are shown to the Delhi Government. [Full Article...]

Houston Woman Dies From 'Flesh-Eating Bacteria' Left Behind by Hurricane Harvey

Houston Woman Dies From 'Flesh-Eating Bacteria' Left Behind by Hurricane Harvey Reed is Harris County's 36th Harvey-related death, according to the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. Reed contracted the bacteria when she fell in her son's flooded home and cut her arm. Bacteria from the floodwaters entered through the cuts and the disease eventually killed her, despite being treated at two hospitals. "More than one type of bacterium can cause this rare disease". [Full Article...]

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) EVP Scott J. Deboer Sells 10000 Shares

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) EVP Scott J. Deboer Sells 10000 Shares Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. September 27 investment analysts at Morgan Stanley left the company rating at "Overweight" and raised the price expectation to $39.00 from $23.00. The business's revenue was up 90.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. 09/27/2017 - Micron Technology, Inc . had its "outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo. [Full Article...]

Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition

Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition He also said Fayose did not have the interest of the party and nation at heart, adding that he is only seeking the position for personal gains. "I am however glad that Nigerians are no fools". You are so intolerant of opposition, I can not be perturbed by that. ‎Speakers at the occasion spoke of the exemplary character of Governor Fayose which if given the mandate to rule the nation, the count... [Full Article...]

Trump tax plan slams NY, ends state and local tax deduction

Trump tax plan slams NY, ends state and local tax deduction Ryan, during a press conference with Republicans from the Senate Finance Committee, the House Ways & Means Committee and others, echoed Trump's comments, saying the president has a unique opportunity to add jobs, create a fairer, simplified tax code and create larger paychecks for Americans. [Full Article...]

IN woman tried to kill baby with tainted milk

IN woman tried to kill baby with tainted milk She texted her boyfriend in January that she was planning to "crush up some of these pills since she decided they can stay longer and kill their baby", referring to her mother's decision to allow her brother, her brother's girlfriend and their newborn to live in the house. [Full Article...]

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics Prof Murphy said that now only around 70% of eligible Australians take up the offer of a free vaccine through the National Immunisation Program. Medical practitioners say since it takes two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop, getting a flu shot earlier provides immunity once the season is underway. [Full Article...]

Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report

Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report After peaking at 11th in 2007, South Korea slid to 19th in 2012, 25th in 2013 and then to 26th in 2014, where it has remained for four years in a row. The top three countries in the ranking were Switzerland , Singapore, and the USA, which was the same as past year, though the United States and Singapore changed places. [Full Article...]

Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty

Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty Tejpal faces charges under Sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 376 (rape), and 354 (b) (criminal assault with intent to disrobe) of the Indian Penal Code. "The judge will now try Tejpal under these sections", he said. "The Court has to explain the charge to him", said prosecutor Tavero. Gomes said he is confident that the high court will dismiss the matter as his clien... [Full Article...]

Aamir Khan's Character In Secret Superstar: One Of My Toughest Roles

Aamir Khan's Character In Secret Superstar: One Of My Toughest Roles Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and Tirth Sharma celebrated the festival of Navaratri in Baroda while promoting the film. While her co-star Meher Vij says that his beard is different. "We had a great time designing this look for him". And not just that, Aamir Khan has made huge claims about the character, calling it his toughest till date. [Full Article...]

Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment

Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment The FEC mandated a committee to come up with recommendations to it for ratification over the plans to exit the country from the 90 organisations. Its inability to offset the debt is said to have caused the country embarrassment. Adeosun, a former PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant, described the latest move as "just prudence and value for money". The minister revealed that the yearly membership s... [Full Article...]

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb Airbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing led by a New Yorker - Sarah Jessica Parker - whose bio describes her as 'an actor, producer, businesswoman. Parker also intends to explain to her guests how the city inspired her SJP Collection line while she acts as a personal shopper in the shoe department at Bloomingdale's. [Full Article...]

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3 National Football League ratings were down an average of 8 % over the course of last season. In the Phoenix market, the game scored a 22.2 combined rating. The show also beat ESPN's "NFL Countdown" in the 11 a.m. -to-noon ET period by 12 percent, Motl said. The NFL has been suffering from repeated year-over-year declines in TV ratings. [Full Article...]

Pink patches support breast cancer patients

Pink patches support breast cancer patients The singer, 36, teamed up with designer Stella McCartney whose lingerie line will donate proceeds to a breast examination center. Plus, get a chance to meet one of the sheroes in the breast cancer awareness movement, Judy Kneece. Stella continued to speak as she revealed she lost her mother - Linda McCartney, married to Paul McCartney - to breast cancer when she was 19-years-old. [Full Article...]

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel A spokeswoman, Charmaine Yoest, said Price had once been delayed on a commercial flight and was forced to cancel a public event. As a US lawmaker in 2009, Price chastised "the fiscal irresponsibility" of private plane use by government officials in an appearance on CNBC television that he also posted on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead Casey said there was "evidence at the scene" that "suggested this could be an accidental overdose". In an interview with The Washington Post previous year, Horner even claimed that his fake news helped Trump get elected as president. "Nobody fact-checks anything anymore - I mean, that's how Trump got elected", Horner said. They just keep passing stuff around. In an interview with Washing... [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut The initial public offer (IPO), through which the insurer is looking to raise about Rs 5,700 crore, received bids for 6,01,87,028 shares against the total issue size of 6,16,66,740 shares, data available with the NSE showed. The reserved part for institutional investors was oversubscribed 8.17 times while retail investors category was oversubscribed only 1.22 times, and non-institutional investors... [Full Article...]

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago The patient was sent to the respiratory clinic after having a cough and producing mucus for over a year, as medics suspected that the long-term smoker could have lung cancer . Earlier this month, the BMJ published a case study describing the man's medical odyssey titled " An airway traffic jam: a plastic traffic cone masquerading as bronchial carcinoma ". [Full Article...]

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump He said: "We want things to calm down". It's not an original statement, it's a reply. Trump's latest orders put the onus on banks and other firms to find out whether their clients have any dealings with North Korea. The penalties are part of a Trump administration effort to show it's still committed to using economic pressure and diplomacy to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis, rather th... [Full Article...]


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