Health


Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held
- November 19, 2016

Malaysian police on Friday detained the leader and secretary of an activist group a day before a planned rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak. Bersih said on Twitter that another of its official, Hishamuddin Rais, was nabbed Saturday after giving a speech to supporters at a commuter station. (more...)
Hospital stops using animals for medical training after ads Hospital stops using animals for medical training after ads
- November 19, 2016

The group that sponsored the billboards , Physicians Committee for Ethical Medicine, said the dogs were euthanized after the demonstrations. But the committee, which emphasizes nutrition and vegetarian-vegan diets and calls for shifting research from animal models to human-relevant studies, said that Morristown Medical Center had fallen behind the times in terms of modern research procedures. (more...)
Mourinho Eyes EPL Title With United, Dismisses Wenger Rivalry, Defends Rooney
- November 19, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits that his side would be left in a "bad" position if they were to lose to Arsenal at Old Trafford. Rooney, 31, has trained this week after recovering from the knee injury that led to him being released from the England camp prior to Tuesday's 2-2 friendly draw against Spain at Wembley. (more...)
Black Eyed Peas' Taboo reveals cancer battle Black Eyed Peas' Taboo reveals cancer battle
- November 19, 2016

We've just released my new song Fight to help people face their own challenges, ' he added. "Am I going to live to see my kids grow up?" he said. He underwent surgery and a 12-week course of chemotherapy before being declared in remission a year ago. (more...)
'Fantastic Beasts' a fantastic start to magical series
- November 19, 2016

The film is set 70 years before Harry Potter ever stepped foot in the famous school. The magic has gone missing in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", a lavish visual feast that nonetheless fails to cast any new spells over its audience. (more...)
House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan for speaker, with Donald Trump's support House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan for speaker, with Donald Trump's support
- November 19, 2016

Instead, it's House Democrats who are facing key splits, capped by a decision Tuesday morning to delay their leadership elections until after Thanksgiving, a move that could put House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's job in jeopardy. Mark Meadows, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus. " Welcome to the dawn of a new unified Republican government ", Ryan declared at a news conference a few hours before the closed-door leadership elections. (more...)
Sessions likely to bring conservative voice to Justice Dept. Sessions likely to bring conservative voice to Justice Dept.
- November 19, 2016

A Senate confirmation hearing for the Alabama senator could rehash the racially-charged allegations that derailed Sessions' efforts to become a federal judge. Pompeo, representing Kansas' Fourth Congressional District, is a former active duty cavalry officer in the U.S. Army, graduated first in his class from the U.S. (more...)
James Nitties leads Australian Open by 1 shot after 2nd ro
- November 19, 2016

Rhein Gibson sits two shots off Nitties and the 30-year-old will look to draw inspiration from his fourth-place finish behind Rory McIlroy at Royal Sydney in 2013. "The golf courses are very average on the mini tour level", he said. "Maybe we can make a few mid-range putts tomorrow". Despite all that, though, Nitties says he wouldn't want to do anything else for a living. (more...)
Salad Bags Are 'Breeding Grounds For Salmonella', Experts Warn Salad Bags Are 'Breeding Grounds For Salmonella', Experts Warn
- November 19, 2016

This growth increased more than 2,400-fold when the juice was added to a nutrient medium supporting salmonella . While researchers only investigated Salmonella , it is likely that other bacteria would also grow well in a moist bag of salad. (more...)
Trump Meets With Obama As Transfer Of Power Begins
- November 19, 2016

The 90-minute private meeting is the first stage of a 72-day transition process between Tuesday's election victory and Trump's inauguration on 20 January. The president campaigned aggressively against Trump during the 2016 campaign, warning that his election would put the republic at risk. From the White House, Trump headed to Capitol Hill for meetings with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky to discuss the GOP legislative agenda. (more...)
GOP lawmaker emboldened by Trump gunning for total abortion ban in Indiana GOP lawmaker emboldened by Trump gunning for total abortion ban in Indiana
- November 19, 2016

The judges will be pro-life", he said . "In the upcoming legislative session, I plan to file a "Protection at Conception" bill, which would prohibit abortions In IN after life begins at conception". "My position is that the Supreme Court is wrong with Roe v. Wade ", Nisly said elsewhere, "and they don't have jurisdiction in this manner". During his time as governor, he signed a law that would have required women to cremate or bury the fetal tissue of aborted pregnancies, which as the ... (more...)
Sarkozy refuses to answer questions over $53m Gaddafi fund Sarkozy refuses to answer questions over $53m Gaddafi fund
- November 19, 2016

The former leader, 61, is locked in a three-way race, squeezed between Alain Juppé , the long-standing favourite, and François Fillon , who served as the prime minister under Mr Sarkozy. "We were expecting a duel but in the end a three-way contest has emerged", political scientist Jerome Jaffre said in Le Figaro newspaper on Thursday. (more...)
Trump to meet Obama at White House today
- November 19, 2016

Obama blasted Trump throughout the campaign as unfit to serve as a commander in chief. Trump emerged from meeting with Ryan, along with Vice President-elect Mike Pence, to tell reporters, "We're going to lower taxes, as you know". White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama would brief Trump about the benefits of those policies during their meeting. Social media users took to Twitter soon after the White House released the picture, which showed the two men sitting in chairs inside ... (more...)
Universal American Corporation(NYSE:UAM) Completes Corporate Makeover In 3Q2016 Universal American Corporation(NYSE:UAM) Completes Corporate Makeover In 3Q2016
- November 19, 2016

In the matter of earnings surprises, it can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. ( UAM ) declared that they have reached a definitive agreement under which WellCare will acquire Universal American in an all cash transaction valued at $10.00 per share of common stock. (more...)
November biggest Supermoon explained, closest full moon until 2034 November biggest Supermoon explained, closest full moon until 2034
- November 19, 2016

In addition, last night there was a full moon. What makes this one different is that it has come in close, while it's a full moon , appearing 14-percent larger and 30 percent brighter than other full moons. Even future perigees won't seem as large as this one because the moon is gradually drifting away from Earth, so do treasure it. As the moon gets higher in the sky, it gets back to its white/yellow color. (more...)
Merkel aims to 'serve people of Germany' as 4th term looms Merkel aims to 'serve people of Germany' as 4th term looms
- November 19, 2016

She said the Germans would wait until the motion had been tabled for further talks. President Barack Obama has urged his successor Donald Trump to stand up to Russia if it deviates from U.S. Obama was referring to a rash of disturbing acts of racism reported in several USA cities after the election. A Merkel re-election bid, which polls indicate would have a strong chance of succeeding, will be welcome news in many capitals seeking an anchor of stability after the dual shocks of ... (more...)
Republicans decided that Paul Ryan will continue as house speaker Republicans decided that Paul Ryan will continue as house speaker
- November 19, 2016

Ryan reportedly told House Republicans he had the backing of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence . One consists of early and enthusiastic Trump supporters who bristled at how Ryan kept Trump at arms length during the presidential campaign. (more...)
Last foreign trip: Obama in Europe to reassure allies Last foreign trip: Obama in Europe to reassure allies
- November 19, 2016

Standing beside Obama at the Maximos Mansion, Tspiras said the outgoing American president had adopted a much wiser response to the financial crisis of 2008 and that the economic recovery in the US had been swifter and stronger as a result. (more...)
Zika emergency lifted by UN agency; preparing for long-term fight Zika emergency lifted by UN agency; preparing for long-term fight
- November 19, 2016

It's now been strongly established - Zika causes not only microcephaly, but a range of other bad and subtle birth defects. At the time , the WHO feared that microcephaly cases could spread like wildfire around the world. Now, the organization will create a technical committee to handle Zika research, vaccine development and other efforts going forward. WHO's Emergency Committee, which declared an global public health emergency in February , said the virus still represents "a highly ... (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola offers injury update Man City boss Guardiola offers injury update
- November 19, 2016

The 22-year-old is having an wonderful year and has settled himself as a regular starter for the Three Lions as well, and it's easy to figure out why, as he rarely commits any mistakes or fouls his opponents, earning a single yellow card in 10 appearances so far this season for Pep Guardiola's team, earning a lot of praise from his manager and the fans. (more...)