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Germany gives free rein to boar hunters to contain swine flu risk

Reuters Health News - 2 hours 28 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German cabinet issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine fever, from passing the infection on to farm pigs.
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Wife of lawmaker who killed himself loses election bid

Pharma news - 9 hours 44 min ago

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The wife of a former Kentucky Republican lawmaker who killed himself last year after facing sexual assault allegations has lost her attempt to fill the remainder of her husband's term in a special election that ended up being a referendum of sorts on the #metoo movement.

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Syria's Child Death Toll Prompts Scathing 1-Sentence Statement From UN Agency

Pharma news - 11 hours 37 min ago

The United Nations agency that helps the world’s needy children issued a terse statement on Tuesday about the escalating death toll in Syria as pro-government forces hammer rebel-held areas.

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Democrats Flip Kentucky State House Seat Where Trump Won Overwhelmingly

Pharma news - 13 hours 19 min ago

Democrats flipped a GOP-held Kentucky state House seat on Tuesday, handing the party its 37th state legislative pickup nationwide since Donald Trump won the presidency.

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Chris Cornell's Widow Says Singer Would 'Never Have Ever Left This World'

Pharma news - 14 hours 3 min ago

Vicky Cornell, the widow of rock singer Chris Cornell, believes a prescribed medication is the reason her husband of 13 years killed himself in a Detroit hotel room last May.

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Trump's compromise on gun control: explaining the president's (tiny) offer

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 6:43pm

On Tuesday Donald Trump offered a ban on bump stock devices and a new law to enforce background check laws. A day after high school students lay on the ground in the streets in front of the White House, asking “Am I next?” the White House has signaled support for two of the smallest possible steps forward on gun control. Newly-activist students who survived the mass shooting in a Florida high school last week are asking for a fresh ban on assault weapons.

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AP FACT CHECK: Where are Trump's 'tougher' steps on Russia?

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 6:05pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's been "much tougher" on Russia than his predecessor — but his evidence remains scant at best.

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS: First Look

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 6:01pm

Our favorite 911 variant is back, and promises to be sharper than ever.

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7th-grader with distraction device shoots himself at school

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 5:15pm

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio seventh-grader who brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a restroom just before classes began on Tuesday also had a device in his backpack meant to cause a distraction, police said.

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Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 5:14pm

BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the nearly 400,000 residents trapped under siege.

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Florida lawmakers refuse to consider assault weapons ban despite call for tougher gun control laws

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 4:31pm

Florida state lawmakers have rejected a bill that would ban assault rifles, less than a week after 17 people were killed in a shooting at a Florida high school. The Florida House voted 36-71 against a motion to consider legislation to outlaw assault rifles and large capacity magazines, effectively killing the bill for the time-being, according to the Associated Press. The vote came as members of Congress, state legislators, governors and student survivors of the Parkland shooting called for tougher gun control laws.

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Pacemakers, defibrillators are potentially hackable

Reuters Health News - February 20, 2018 - 4:15pm
(Reuters Health) - Heart devices that use software or wireless communications may be vulnerable to hacker attacks that could cause life-threatening malfunctions, U.S. cardiologists say.
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‘Bucket lists’ might help with end-of-life discussions

Reuters Health News - February 20, 2018 - 3:55pm
(Reuters Health) - Sharing your “bucket list” could be easier than discussing end-of-life medical preferences, and it might be just as useful to your physician, researchers suggest.
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Dad Arrested for Impregnating Daughter Granted Bond; She Remains Jailed

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 3:23pm

A father who impregnated and married his biological, adult daughter was granted bond Tuesday in Henrico County, Virginia.

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Trump Hit Florida Golf Course Amid Funerals Of Shooting Victims

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 3:07pm

President Donald Trump visited his Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida, while funerals for victims of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting were going on just miles away. His apparent leisure time in the wake of this tragedy is raising some eyebrows.

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Struck by Parkland Shooting Tragedy, Gun Owner Saws His AR-15 in Half

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 2:57pm

Scott Pappalardo's Facebook video has been viewed nearly 18 million times.

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Florida Students March To Stoneman Douglas High To Show Solidarity Over School Shooting

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 2:47pm

Hundreds of students walked out of classes at a Florida high school on Tuesday morning and were marching nearly 11 miles to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a mass shooting left 17 students and staff members dead last week.

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Army Awards Heroism Medal To 3 Junior ROTC Cadets Killed In Florida Shooting

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 2:43pm

Three Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets killed during last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida have been awarded the Medal of Heroism by the U.S. Army.

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In honor of Rihanna's birthday, we're sharing our favorite Fenty Beauty products

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 2:30pm

It's hard to believe that it was over 10 years ago when we first heard 'Pon de Replay' on the radio by an 'unknown' Rihanna at the time.

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Man Assaults Gas Station Cashier With Hot Dogs After Refusing to Let Him Buy Beer: Cops

Pharma news - February 20, 2018 - 1:27pm

A corn dog stick was allegedly also involved.

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