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Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody The woman made a U-turn and drove away, almost hitting officers and striking at least one other vehicle, Malecki said. The incident happened near the intersection of Washington and Independence avenues. But she made a U-turn and almost hit officers, U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Maleki said in a mid-morning update . Officers had pursued Carey from the White House, where she made a U-turn ... [Full Article...]

Scottish Parliament Votes To Hold Second Referendum On Independence From UK

The First Minister confirmed she will make a formal approach for a section 30 order - the mechanism for the powers to hold a referendum - in the next few days, and will set out her next steps to Holyrood after Easter recess if she is rebuffed. [Full Article...]

Everton star Coleman to be released from hospital Wednesday

Reece asked would it be okay for them to send a letter to Seamus, and I think his words just sum up everything", she added. He told me: 'It all came back to me. Coleman, 28, will miss several months after breaking his leg when playing for Republic of Ireland against Wales . "Knowing him, though, he'll come back better, fitter and stronger". [Full Article...]

NHS could scrap travel vaccines and painkillers in major cost-cutting drive

NHS could scrap travel vaccines and painkillers in major cost-cutting drive An NHS England spokesperson: "New guidelines will advise CCGs on the commissioning of medicines generally assessed as low priority and will provide support to clinical commissioning groups, prescribers and dispensers". They tend to be used when pain only affects a certain patch of skin, but can often be bought over the counter more easily and cheaper than the cost of a standard prescription. [Full Article...]

Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

Microsoft is using the update to embrace other emerging trends as well, such as the growth of live-streaming for video games. The Windows 10 update is also set to make every gamer a broadcaster with Beam , a new way to communiacte with streamers. [Full Article...]

Mini female reproductive system may revolutionise drug testing

Mini female reproductive system may revolutionise drug testing Mounted on the EVATAR's clear block of plastic are finger-length pools filled with various green and blue fluids: These are individual three-dimensional models of the female reproductive system's parts - the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the uterus, cervix, vagina, and liver - and the odd liquid that pumps through it circuitously is its blood. [Full Article...]

FDA approves Tesaro's Zejula for recurrent ovarian cancer

Zejula won an approval that's broader than the label on its head-to-head rival, Lynparza from AstraZeneca . Although it will reach the market behind AstraZeneca's Lynparza (olaparib) and Clovis Oncology's Rubraca (rucaparib) when it launches next month, Tesaro thinks its drug - which will be sold as Zejula in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Chipotle purges preservatives in bid to renew foodie image

Chipotle purges preservatives in bid to renew foodie image Some fast food companies have gone so far as to designate the preservatives they use as "natural" even though almost all preservatives identified in FDA rules are known as "chemical preservatives". (CMG) Menu Now Features No Preservatives appeared first on InvestorPlace . "Kate, did he just say humectants?" I did not - proving Ells' point. Most of these natural flavors are created in a lab. [Full Article...]

O'Reilly: If GOP Won't Unite, ObamaCare Stays As-Is

O'Reilly: If GOP Won't Unite, ObamaCare Stays As-Is Several presidents, Republican and Democrat , have failed, foundering on procedural hurdles and the delicate compromises needed to succeed. Trump could also ensure that subsidies to help people cover their co-payments are still available, something Republicans in Congress have been fighting in court for years. [Full Article...]

Northern Ireland: Direct rule an option if talks fail, says minister

Northern Ireland: Direct rule an option if talks fail, says minister Brokenshire said there remains "an overwhelming desire" for strong and stable devolved government. Sinn Féin finished with 27 seats in the wake of this month's election, which arose after the party called time on the last power-sharing arrangement due to Foster's stance on the 'cash for ash' controversy. [Full Article...]

Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised

Nicotine e-cigarettes to be legalised E-cigarettes are electrical devices that mimic smoked tobacco by heating a liquid which produces a vapour that the user inhales. "The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes". [Full Article...]

Clark County health ranking drops, experts point to OD crisis as cause

Clark County health ranking drops, experts point to OD crisis as cause Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president/CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, said in the release. "We know the relationship between education and employment and good health", he said. Rocking Horse Community Health Center CEO Kent Youngman said through his experience working with both poor patients and patients with insurance, having spending money results in better health in most cases. [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted over vacancies in many commissions

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted over vacancies in many commissions The House was adjourned six times before adjournment for the day. The government sought to assure the House that the process to fill the vacancies was under way. When the house reconvened, the opposition members again created a ruckus and streamed near the Chairman's podium. Later, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the third time till 12.30 p.m, and again for the fourth time till 2 p.m. [Full Article...]

Active Volume Stock: Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR ) saw 175.17 million in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of 119.7 million. [Full Article...]

Running a marathon may cause kidney injury, research shows

Running a marathon may cause kidney injury, research shows Among the runners , the people who ran the most had worse survival rates than people who ran less. The participants in the study were not taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, within 48 hours of the race, however such drugs can impact the kidneys and may put runners' health at risk when combined with marathon running. [Full Article...]

Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bail

Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bail Justice Nathan Musa less than three weeks ago said his conviction of the former Governor on section 58 (5) of the Public Procurement Acts, saying "the law hands of the laws are tied to convict any person found guilty of breach of procurement acts to be sentenced to less than five years imprisonment". [Full Article...]

Store Magnate Who Grew Christy's Markets Dies

Store Magnate Who Grew Christy's Markets Dies He was proved right and published a book, " Rotten to the Core: The Real Dirt on Boston's Big Dig ", in 2001, according to the report. Independent candidate Christy Mihos participates in the second Massachusetts Gubernatorial Debate at American International College in Springfield, Mass. [Full Article...]

Now what? The next steps for health care legislation

Now what? The next steps for health care legislation Someone needing emergency treatment at a non-network hospital might not be covered. Noting it is the seven-year anniversary of the law he signed, President Obama said, "The Affordable Care Act is law only because millions of Americans mobilized, and organized, and decided that this fight was about more than health care - it was about the character of our country". [Full Article...]

Border officials prevent academic from returning home to Australia

Border officials prevent academic from returning home to Australia He did not give a reason or discuss details during a brief phone call which was interrupted, they said. Friends based in Australia say it is a positive sign that he is not being held completely incommunicado. 'So it is surprising that someone who is really quite supportive of the Chinese state and Communist party should be picked up in this way'. Feng, who is an Australian permanent resident b... [Full Article...]

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day

Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day Tuesday is World Down Syndrome Day, a day dedicated to educating people about the disability and the resources available to families. All of this is done to advocate for more acceptance and inclusion for the Down syndrome community, especially in the work place. [Full Article...]


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