Health


Tigers CF Jones hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital
- April 24, 2017

There was plenty of pushing and shoving as both benches and bullpens emptied, but there did not appear to be any other punches thrown. Jones was 0-for-1 on Saturday and is hitting.150 with one homer and four RBIs in 16 games. Blaine Hardy got the win for his first of the season, while Francisco Rodriguez had a shaky 9th inning but closed the door for his 6th save of the year. (more...)
France's Macron heads for runoff with Le Pen in May
- April 24, 2017

Although such practices are morally and politically reprehensible, the ethically questionable Fillon affair may be typical of the French political establishment's practices. Cazeneuve called on the French to support Macron in order "to beat the National Front and its awful programme of regression for France and division among the French". (more...)
Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, no injuries Aurangabad-Hyderabad passenger train derails in Karnataka, no injuries
- April 24, 2017

After receiving the police clearance, restoration work will be completed and normalcy in the section will be restored, said an SCR release. Railway officials from Secundrabad reached the spot to monitor relief measures and supervise the restoration. (more...)
Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches
- April 24, 2017

Lakhs of men and women on Sunday voted to pick three new municipal corporations in an election crucial for all three main contenders - the BJP, Congress and the AAP. "It has been chose to issue memos to them", an official said. The AAP today appeared to press the panic button at the end of polling to Delhi's municipal corporations with the party sniping at the state election commission over "faulty EVMs" and resultant "waste" of time. (more...)
N Korea poses 'most dangerous' threat to Asia-Pacific - Pence N Korea poses 'most dangerous' threat to Asia-Pacific - Pence
- April 24, 2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech to U.S. and Japanese service members on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered super carrier, at the U.S. North Korea would do well not to test his resolve or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region. "I think the path of negotiations with North Korea has been a colossal failure now for more than 25 years", Pence told me. (more...)
Late goal by Messi gives Barcelona dramatic win over Madrid
- April 24, 2017

Casemiro and James Rodriguez were on target for Real, who had captain Sergio Ramos sent-off for a foul on Messi 13 minutes from time . If they had won this match, they would have been six points clear at the top of the table with a game in hand on Barcelona . (more...)
French elections: Macron and Le Pen tipped for second round runoff
- April 24, 2017

Le Pen , on the other hand, firmly backs Assad and distanced herself from Trump over recent USA airstrikes targeting Assad's regime. "The French people must seize this opportunity, because the enormous challenge of this election is the wild globalization that puts our civilization at risk", Le Pen said. (more...)
Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up Russell Westbrook: Don't Try To Split Us Up
- April 24, 2017

It was an impressive performance from a reserve who averaged about nine points per game in the regular season. Eric Gordon and Lou Williams each scored 18 points for the Rockets. However, the OKC Thunder are a different team at home, as the role players actually show up and that nasty crowd is argubaly the best in the entire National Basketball Association. (more...)
Helping exhausted runner 'more important' than race time says Marathon hero
- April 24, 2017

Mr Wyeth said he urged Mr Rees to run on and was overwhelmed when he stayed to help. "We've got the exact same emotions but in different ways - he can't walk and I have just had an terrible race, I just want to get to the finish line and so does he. (more...)
United will no longer use police to remove passengers from overbooked flights United will no longer use police to remove passengers from overbooked flights
- April 24, 2017

It's unclear what form that compensation will come in, notes Bloomberg , as a company spokeswoman declined to say if it will be in cash, frequent-flier miles, or some other form. Now, the LA Times is reporting that another man, who'd purchased a full-fare first class ticket and was sitting is his seat on a United Flight, was threatened with handcuffs if he did't give up his seat for a "higher-priority" traveler. (more...)
Dade says it's following immigration law Dade says it's following immigration law
- April 24, 2017

Officials there must provide proof from an attorney that they are following the law. The entire state of California is being targeted, as are the cities of New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Las Vegas, New Orleans and Milwaukee , Wisconsin. (more...)
North Korea's show of force North Korea's show of force
- April 23, 2017

USA officials said there was a higher than usual level of activity by Chinese bombers, signalling a possible heightened state of readiness by Beijing - North Korea's sole major ally. "The Chinese military at the China-North Korea border is maintaining a normal level of combat readiness and training", the ministry said in a statement. (more...)
Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight
- April 23, 2017

Emanuel, a White House chief of staff in the Obama administration, has beefed up the city's efforts to protect immigrants living in the country illegally, including establishing a legal fund with taxpayer money to help those facing deportation. (more...)
Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks
- April 23, 2017

Asked for a response from Sessions, Ian Prior, a spokesman for the Justice Department, said in an email: "Hawaii is, in fact, an island in the Pacific - a handsome one where the attorney general's granddaughter was born". Both Senators from Hawaii responded to Sessions' comments. "It's my home. Have some respect". "The point, however, is that there is a problem when a flawed opinion by a single judge can block the president's lawful exercise of authority to keep the entire country safe", he ... (more...)
Donald Trump Takes Aim At US Financial Oversight Law Donald Trump Takes Aim At US Financial Oversight Law
- April 23, 2017

After Mr. Trump's attempt at health care reform died in Congress last month without a vote, the White House indicated tax reform would be next on his agenda. "They have no idea what they're doing". Trump has put a timeline on when the plan is coming. According to ABC News, Trump signed "two presidential memoranda on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which former President [Barack] Obama signed in response to the 2007-2008 financial crisis". (more...)
Diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia Diet drinks can lead to stroke, dementia
- April 23, 2017

Age, smoking, diet quality, and other factors were taken into account, but preexisting conditions such as diabetes could not be controlled for. The American Beverage Association was quick to defend diet drinks . The Calorie Control Council notes that while this study has shown an association between low- or zero-cal beverages and certain health risks, there are limitations to the study itself that need to be addressed. (more...)
Republicans float health care compromise ahead of Trump's 100-day mark Republicans float health care compromise ahead of Trump's 100-day mark
- April 23, 2017

He cited the difficulty Democrats faced when trying to pass Obamacare. Under White House prodding two weeks later, Republicans added a provision to the bill that would give health insurers $15 billion over nine years to subsidize the care of high-cost patients. (more...)
Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital Trump visiting Walter Reed military hospital
- April 23, 2017

The medal was presented to Sgt First Class Alvaro Barrientos , who was wounded on 17 March when an Afghan soldier opened fire at a base in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Get free real-time news alerts from the White House Patch. Trump was driven to Maryland instead of flying in the Marine One helicopter, the way presidents typically travel to Walter Reed, due to annual public tours of the White House south grounds and gardens that were taking place Saturday. (more...)
NYC joins cities around the world marching to defend science
- April 23, 2017

People held signs condemning budget cuts to science research and demanding action on climate change. Still, politics wasn't far from the surface. Organizers of the march did not immediately respond to requests for comment. He has proposed deep cuts in funding for scientific research, elevated opponents of climate pacts and environmental regulations to cabinet-level positions, and drawn support from conservative Christians who challenge the teaching of evolution in U.S. (more...)
Idaho Unemployment Dropped in March
- April 23, 2017

In March, the three industry sectors with the largest gains in employment were: Leisure and Hospitality (+4,200); Other Services (+1,300); and Trade, Transportation and Utilities (+900). Sarasota County was slightly higher at 4 percent, but still down a half-percentage point from the previous month. Private sector payroll jobs increased 100 and government decreased 100. (more...)

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