Health Care

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo In his 25-page ruling, Norfolk-based federal district judge Raymond A. Jackson vacated Malvo's sentenced and remanded the case to Spotsylvania County Circuit Court for appropriate sentencing. The Virginia attorney general responded that Roush could have suspended some of Malvo's life term. Virginia argued that Malvo waived his right to appeal when he entered his pleas. [Full Article...]

Cosatu bans Zuma from addressing its gatherings

Cosatu bans Zuma from addressing its gatherings Three Cosatu affiliates had sent a request a week before the rally to barre Zuma from addressing members of the union on Labour day. The federation has been vocal in its criticism of Zuma as leader of the country. The parties believe that without fear of retaliation from the ANC - which would be afforded buy a secret ballot - numerous ruling parties' MPs would vote in support of getting presiden... [Full Article...]

Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement Shares of J&J are slightly lower in afternoon trading. At the time McNeil-PPC paid a criminal fine of $20 million and forefeited another $5 million. The list includes St. Joseph Aspirin, Sudafed, Pepcid, Mylanta, Rolaids, Zyrtec, and Zyrtec Eye Drops, the IL attorney general said in a news release. [Full Article...]

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made Wednesday was the governor's deadline to sign the bill , allow the bill to become law without his signature or veto it. Lawmakers will have the opportunity to address the governor's concerns about the bill as soon as this summer's special session. [Full Article...]

Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

Democrats oppose many of Trump's plans, and the president's Republican allies in Congress are divided on some budget issues. He calls it "immoral". If passed, the steep funding cuts in the plan released on Tuesday would mean much less non-military USA government engagement overseas as the administration implements Trump's "America First" worldview. [Full Article...]

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise Heyman, MD, FAAP, co-author of the statement said to AAP.org . Fruit juice may not be able to give adequate nutrition in terms of vitamins and minerals that babies requires. However Carol Freysinger, executive director of Juice Products Association, does say that children who drink fruit juice actually end up eating more whole fruit than children who don't. [Full Article...]

Michael Hoey loses ground on leader in Sicily

Michael Hoey loses ground on leader in Sicily The former world number 23 lay 20 under after six holes but four bogeys and a double bogey, including four dropped shots between the 15th and the 17th, saw him drop back into the pack at Verdura Golf Club . China's Li Haotong finished a shot out of a play-off at 13 under after a closing 66, a shot clear of Spaniard Pep Angles . "Today was a big step mentally speaking, trying to be patient". [Full Article...]

3-D Printed 'Ovary' Allows Mouse to Give Birth

3-D Printed 'Ovary' Allows Mouse to Give Birth The research project removed the ovaries from a female mouse and replaced them with a 3D printed bioprosthetic ovary, by doing so the mouse was able to ovulate and even reproduce. The gelatin was built in multiple layers that made it sturdy, and so it didn't collapse. This study is just one example of the possibilities afforded by 3-D printing, according to Woodruff. [Full Article...]

Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are "under assault"

Cyber Security James Clapper on Trump: US institutions are Other names mentioned include two partisans, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and former congressman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.), who were enmeshed in the Benghazi investigations that ultimately went nowhere. "Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe said under oath this week, 'There's been no effort to impede our investigation to date.' I take him at his word". The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committe... [Full Article...]

UN concerned over escalation of violence in CAR

UN concerned over escalation of violence in CAR UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday expressed a deep concern over escalation of violence against civilians and UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic. By midday Monday, the United Nations mission in Central African Republic said "assailants have agreed to leave the city". The attack also claimed the lives of several civilians. [Full Article...]

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers A Police Memorial Day service will take place Monday in Savannah. Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli said the theme for this year's National Peace Officers Memorial Day was "A Legacy of Honor", which is a trait present in each of his officers. [Full Article...]

Mother, may I cry on Mother's Day? #MissingMomClub

Mother, may I cry on Mother's Day? #MissingMomClub It would have definitely not been just sugar, spice and everything nice. Sometimes finding a gift can be hard and you just don't know what to get her.If you haven't gotten a gift already, it's not too late. "The" band mother . She carried around a bag that might have been bigger than she was, full of everything a teenager on a day-long bus trip to a competition or away football game could p... [Full Article...]

A week for recognizing mental health

A week for recognizing mental health Cheshire Constabulary senior HR manager Jo Jones, who is taking part in the walk, said: "The aim is to get our colleagues and the public talking about mental health". Sometimes the answer is clear, but often the distinction between mental health and mental illness isn't so obvious. In the United Kingdom, the estimated costs of mental health problems are £70-100 billion each year. [Full Article...]

Potential Zika virus vaccine developed

Potential Zika virus vaccine developed The Zika virus is associated with a birth defect called microcephaly when contracted by pregnant women. The virus, which is spread via mosquito bites, didn't only affect Brazil though. "The ZIKA VLP vaccine offers an effective and safe strategy to create a prophylactic vaccine that protect against Zika infection as well as its serious effects such as microcephaly", said Jose M. [Full Article...]

Caffeinated Coffee Bagels Are Here To Save Your Mornings

Caffeinated Coffee Bagels Are Here To Save Your Mornings Einstein Bros is also offering a breakfast sandwich version of the Espresso Buzz Bagel loaded with bacon and eggs. In case you were wondering, one 8-oz cup of coffee contains about 94.8 milligrams of caffeine. People either love it, or they prefer to stick to their hot coffee and leave the espresso infusions to other people. Bagels, you can drink your coffee and eat it, too. [Full Article...]

Weather Talk: Severe weather awareness week is a good time to review

Weather Talk: Severe weather awareness week is a good time to review We're tracking a cold front cutting across the OH and Tennessee River Valleys this afternoon is coming our way. A front will stall then slowly move north as a spring storm chugs northeast starting Friday night and provides the focus for rounds of showers and thunderstorms into Monday morning. [Full Article...]

Strong to severe storms possible tonight

Strong to severe storms possible tonight Here's a look at "Future Radar" Saturday morning which shows a line of thunderstorms moving through the state. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Wednesday: Rainy with possible thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 44. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy , a few showers and storms possible. Wednesday night , showers likely. [Full Article...]

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in Just after 11 a.m. today (Tuesday), a female employee at the McDonald's drive-thru pay window in Harborcreek Township recognized Stephens and told her manager. "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you", Stephens told the elderly father of nine in the video. A brief police chase ensued until Stephens' vehicle was forcibly stopped by a police tactic and he committed suicide. [Full Article...]

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees Judge tattooed it to the opposite field, and it fell into the Yankees bullpen for a two-run homer. The Yankees added one more run in the sixth on a RBI single by Greg Bird . Back for the first time since taking a pitch to the arm and landing on the disabled list on April 11, Davis (0-1) allowed seven hits and a sac fly to open the game, just the third of his big league career. [Full Article...]

All senators invited to North Korea briefing at White House

Top Trump administration officials on Wednesday warned of increased worldwide efforts to bring North Korea's nuclear program to heel, saying that past efforts have failed to reign in the North's nuclear program. On North Korea, according to Spiering , Trump said, "This should have been done by Obama and it should have been done by every president since, really, Clinton". [Full Article...]


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