Day: March 13, 2019

Pill ‘as honest as statins’ would possibly perchance perchance perchance also profit a complete bunch of thousands of sufferers – Day-to-day Mail

Pill ‘as honest as statins’ would possibly perchance perchance perchance also profit a complete bunch of thousands of sufferers – Day-to-day Mail

Pill ‘as good as statins’ could benefit hundreds of thousands of patients – but it works without the same side effectsExperts at Imperial College London tested the drug on more than 2,200 people They found it could be tolerated by people unable to tolerate statins’ side effectsAnd the new medication could benefit hundreds of thousands of…

U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, and Defy Theresa Could Yet As soon as more – The Original York Cases

U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, and Defy Theresa Could Yet As soon as more – The Original York Cases

VideoThe British Parliament voted on Wednesday against the idea of a disorderly “no deal” exit from the European Union, but it’s not clear what the alternative is.CreditCreditNeil Hall/EPA, via ShutterstockLONDON — Having twice thrown out Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the fractious British Parliament defied her again on…

Undertake a moratorium on heritable genome editing – Nature.com

Undertake a moratorium on heritable genome editing – Nature.com

Embryos cultured as part of in vitro fertilization can be screened for genetic diseases.Credit: SPL We call for a global moratorium on all clinical uses of human germline editing — that is, changing heritable DNA (in sperm, eggs or embryos) to make genetically modified children.By ‘global moratorium’, we do not mean a permanent ban. Rather,…

Dozens of Children Trapped and Plenty of Killed in Collapse of Building in Lagos, Nigeria – The Fresh York Times

Dozens of Children Trapped and Plenty of Killed in Collapse of Building in Lagos, Nigeria – The Fresh York Times

VideoA three-story building that collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, on Wednesday housed a school and a nursery. Hundreds of onlookers watched as children were pulled from the remains.CreditCreditTemilade Adelaja/ReutersLAGOS, Nigeria — Sunday Adeyemo left his home on crowded Lagos Island early Wednesday as he always does, only to receive devastating news just hours later: The three-story…

Kanter, Turkoglu alternate barbs on Turkish politics

Kanter, Turkoglu alternate barbs on Turkish politics

The volatile, longstanding dispute between Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter and Turkish government officials has added another chapter, this time in separate interviews conducted by E:60’s Jeremy Schaap, with Kanter again comparing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to a dictator, and former NBA player Hedo Turkoglu, now a Turkish government official, accusing Kanter of…

Elections 2019: Key players and poll eventualities

Elections 2019: Key players and poll eventualities

As in 2014, there is an animated buzz on alliances, pre- and post-poll, ahead of the Lok Sabha election.Then, a Narendra Modi wave flattened rivals, making alliances largely irrelevant. This time the opposition hopes a united front, with alliances in UP and Karnataka, will change the game. Prime Minister Modi remains BJP’s poll mascot and…

Classes From A Political Chief: Invent One Scary Thing At A Time

Classes From A Political Chief: Invent One Scary Thing At A Time

Jo Swinson MPCredit: Jo Swinson MP Scottish MP, Jo Swinson, is Deputy Leader of the UK Liberal Democrats, Shadow Foreign Secretary and former Business Minister. Jo arrived in Parliament in 2005, full of anticipation, the youngest MP at the age of 25. She recently returned from maternity leave with her second child, making history as…

Condo Democrats Strive To Recuperate From Week Dominated By Public Splits

Condo Democrats Strive To Recuperate From Week Dominated By Public Splits

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets with reporters for her weekly news conference at the Capitol on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets with reporters for her weekly news conference at the Capitol on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP House Democrats wanted this to be a week…

‘Elephantine House’ actress surrenders to feds in alleged faculty admissions draw – CNN

‘Elephantine House’ actress surrenders to feds in alleged faculty admissions draw – CNN

(CNN)”Full House” actress Lori Loughlin surrendered Wednesday morning to federal authorities in Los Angeles, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said, as fallout from the college admissions scandal continues to spread.Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to designate their two daughters as recruits to the University of Southern…

Michael Cohen says testimony ‘can also had been clearer’: lawyer – AOL

Michael Cohen says testimony ‘can also had been clearer’: lawyer – AOL

WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and one-time “fixer” Michael Cohen’s testimony to Congress regarding any potential pardon for his crimes could have been clearer, but he never personally asked the president for such a reprieve, Cohen’s lawyer said.In a statement to lawmakers on Tuesday, Cohen’s legal team sought…

Brexit: Parliament to vote on no-deal departure – The Washington Put up

Brexit: Parliament to vote on no-deal departure – The Washington Put up

Karla Adam London correspondent covering the United Kingdom March 13 at 1:04 PM LONDON — Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and caldron bubble. Shakespeare sure got Brexit right. British lawmakers will vote Wednesday on whether to leave the European Union without an agreement, after Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan was overwhelmingly rejected by Parliament…

Sports – March thirteen, 2019 – Axios – Axios

Sports – March thirteen, 2019 – Axios – Axios

This site uses cookies to enhance your reading experience. By using this site, you consent to our use of cookies.Okay1 big thing: 💰 College sports at center of massive bribery scandalIllustration: Rebecca Zisser/AxiosOn the heels of college basketball’s recruiting scandal, in which college coaches paid off the parents of good high school athletes, we now…

Purdue Pharma CEO says financial anxiousness is ‘an option’ as firm faces opioid complaints – Washington Submit

Purdue Pharma CEO says financial anxiousness is ‘an option’ as firm faces opioid complaints – Washington Submit

The headquarters of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker that produces OxyContin, is seen March 5 in Stamford, Conn. (Justin Lane/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Purdue Pharma’s chief executive said the company is considering bankruptcy as it faces a cascade of lawsuits alleging that the drugmaker played a key role in driving the nation’s opioid crisis, including aggressively and deceptively marketing…

Why Sherrod Brown Made up our minds No longer to Dart For President

Why Sherrod Brown Made up our minds No longer to Dart For President

Sherrod Brown’s decision to forgo a bid for the White House is the first big surprise of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. The Ohio Democrat was taking all the necessary steps to assemble a competitive bid. Brown had enlisted a savvy veteran of Iowa as a campaign manager-in-waiting, tapped a star adviser to Hillary Clinton’s…

The staunch T. rex regarded nothing cherish the monster in ‘Jurassic Park.’ These thirteen discoveries possess upended our image of the ‘king of the dinosaurs.’ – Industry Insider

The staunch T. rex regarded nothing cherish the monster in ‘Jurassic Park.’ These thirteen discoveries possess upended our image of the ‘king of the dinosaurs.’ – Industry Insider

Many of our preconceptions about the way T. rex lived have changed since “Jurassic Park” came out. Universal Pictures Tyrannosaurus rex has captivated the public imagination since the “king of the dinosaurs” ate its way onto the scene in “Jurassic Park.” But when Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster was being made, paleontologists didn’t really know much…

New Pentagon transgender rule gadgets limits for troops – NBCNews.com

New Pentagon transgender rule gadgets limits for troops – NBCNews.com

March 13, 2019, 12:26 PM GMTBy Associated PressWASHINGTON — The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops and military recruits from transitioning to another sex, and require most individuals to serve in their birth gender.The memo outlining the new policy was obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, and it…

Dozens indicted in alleged big case of admissions fraud – Interior Elevated Ed

Dozens indicted in alleged big case of admissions fraud – Interior Elevated Ed

What many are calling the worst admissions scandal in higher education emerged Tuesday, with federal authorities announcing 50 indictments in a scheme that allegedly involved faux athletes, coaches who could be bribed, cheating on the SAT and ACT, million-dollar bribes and “guarantees” that certain applicants would be admitted to highly competitive colleges. By the end…

Trump heads to Alabama to survey deadly tornado distress – dwell

Trump heads to Alabama to survey deadly tornado distress – dwell

8.03pm EST20:03 Summary Bill Shine, the White House’s deputy chief of staff for communications, abruptly resigned. Shine was previously an executive at Fox News, and will serve as an adviser to Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. Trump contradicted his former fixer Michael Cohen’s sworn congressional testimony, tweeting that Cohen “directly asked” him for a pardon. The…

The ‘ecological foundations of society’ are at risk, a huge UN file warns – CNN

The ‘ecological foundations of society’ are at risk, a huge UN file warns – CNN

(CNN)Human activities are degrading the global environment at a pace that could endanger the “ecological foundations of society” and human health, according to a landmark United Nations report released Wednesday.The authors say that with unprecedented action on a global scale — including drastically cutting carbon emissions, improving water management and reducing pollution — humans can…

Electrical Scooters: This Guy Juices Up Limes And Birds Every Evening – NPR

Electrical Scooters: This Guy Juices Up Limes And Birds Every Evening – NPR

Electric scooters are pictured on a sidewalk in Paris in June 2018. Multiple companies offer the small vehicles for rent by the minute in cities around the world, including many in the U.S. Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images Electric scooters are pictured on a sidewalk in Paris in June 2018.…

Residence Democrats wrestle in Trump’s news cycle – POLITICO

Residence Democrats wrestle in Trump’s news cycle – POLITICO

When the House took the biggest vote on gun reform in 25 years, headlines were instead trained on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. | Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images Congress The media environment has been completely upended since the last time Nancy Pelosi was speaker. House Democrats can’t escape Trumpmania. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her colleagues are…

Trump’s Proposed Finances Undermines His H.I.V. Diagram, Consultants Scream – The Fresh York Cases

Trump’s Proposed Finances Undermines His H.I.V. Diagram, Consultants Scream – The Fresh York Cases

Strategies abound to end the AIDS epidemic, but expense — mostly for drugs costing up to $50,000 a year — is the inevitable obstacle.ImageA demonstration in San Diego against cuts to H.I.V. medication assistance programs in 2017. The high cost of antiretroviral drugs remains the biggest obstacle to eradicating AIDS.CreditCreditSandy Huffaker/Associated PressPresident Trump’s 2020 budget…

Central U.S. ‘bomb cyclone’ to generate blizzard, flooding and excessive storms midweek – The Washington Put up

Central U.S. ‘bomb cyclone’ to generate blizzard, flooding and excessive storms midweek – The Washington Put up

A simulation of the storm Wednesday afternoon. The colors indicate where precipitation is predicted to be falling: Yellow and red shades portray heavy precipitation, while the blues indicate lighter precipitation. Snowfall is indicated by the white snowflake symbols, while exclamation points indicate icy precipitation. (VentuSky.com) (This story, originally published Monday, was updated Tuesday midday with…

Ethiopian Airlines Smash Updates: Pilots in U.S. Had Raised Concerns About Boeing 737 Max eight – The New York Times

Ethiopian Airlines Smash Updates: Pilots in U.S. Had Raised Concerns About Boeing 737 Max eight – The New York Times

Live BriefingImageForensics investigators and recovery personnel at the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash site near Bishoftu, Ethiopia, on Tuesday.CreditCreditJemal Countess/Getty Images• Ethiopia will send overseas for analysis the so-called black boxes — flight data and voice recorders — recovered from the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, in which 157 people were killed, an…

George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia – BBC Facts

George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia – BBC Facts

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCardinal guilty of sexual abuse ‘acted with staggering arrogance’Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years after being convicted of sexually abusing two boys in Australia.The former Vatican treasurer is the most senior Catholic figure ever to be found guilty of sexual offences against children.Pell abused…

The females who held Trudeau to narrative

The females who held Trudeau to narrative

Like most epicentres of power, prestige and position, Ottawa is a haven of hypocrisy. This truism has been on blatant, near nauseating display over the past several weeks, as a still brewing scandal has engulfed Canadian politics like a hard-to-extinguish bush fire.  At issue: whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his senior staff, and other prominent…

Browns acquiring OBJ from Giants, provide says – ESPN

Browns acquiring OBJ from Giants, provide says – ESPN

12:44 AM ETESPN News Services The Giants have agreed to trade Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, in a blockbuster deal that sends the star receiver out of New York less than a year after he signed a massive contract with the team.The Giants will receive the…

‘The Bachelorette’: Who Is ABC’s Main Girl for Season 15? – Variety

‘The Bachelorette’: Who Is ABC’s Main Girl for Season 15? – Variety

ABC has selected their next leading lady to be “The Bachelorette” for Season 15: Hannah B. Hannah Brown, who was a standout contestant on Colton Underwood’s season of “The Bachelor” was announced as “The Bachelorette.” On “After The Final Rose” following Underwood’s finale, Brown met the first group of her potential suitors, ahead of the…

The Brexit Conception Factual Failed All over again: What Came about, and What’s Next? – The Unusual York Times

The Brexit Conception Factual Failed All over again: What Came about, and What’s Next? – The Unusual York Times

ImageAnti-Brexit demonstrators outside the Houses of Parliament in London on Tuesday. A vote on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union is potentially a definitive test for the battle-worn prime minister, Theresa May.CreditCreditMatt Dunham/Associated Press• Britain’s Parliament on Tuesday soundly defeated Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, a 391 to 242 vote…

NFL Free Agents 2019: Grades for Tuesday’s Signings and Touchdown-Remark Predictions – Bleacher Memoir

NFL Free Agents 2019: Grades for Tuesday’s Signings and Touchdown-Remark Predictions – Bleacher Memoir

New Jaguars QB Nick FolesAssociated PressNick Foles to Jacksonville JaguarsThe Jacksonville Jaguars got themselves a new quarterback by agreeing to a four-year, $88 million deal with Nick Foles. That’s a fair contract for a starting signal-caller, but the $50.1 million guaranteed feels like a bit much considering Jacksonville didn’t have a ton of competition for the 30-year-old.Grade:…