Health

Jammu and Kashmir govt's consensus push on GST

Jammu and Kashmir govt's consensus push on GST Brij Kishore Agrawal, the chairman of the Sangharsh Samiti said that the country would have to face major setbacks if the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley remained adamant on implementing GST in its present form. "Products that are consumed by poor must be taxed low while luxury products can be taxed higher", he said. The GST Bill was originally piloted by President Mukherjee when he was finance ... [Full Article...]

Respect for Charlie's parents, Paglia

Respect for Charlie's parents, Paglia But Great Ormond Street Hospital had said the experimental therapy would not help. Before the European court, judges in the United Kingdom had ruled that it was lawful for the hospital to withdraw life-sustaining treatment because the child would suffer harm if his present suffering was prolonged without any realistic prospect of improvement and that the experimental therapy could not provid... [Full Article...]

Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes

Chicago to Get Federal Help on Gun Crimes The team will include an additional 20 ATF agents, who arrived in early June, according to a city official, as well as Chicago police officers, IL state troopers, intelligence analysts and state and federal prosecutors. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel , a Democrat, has reaffirmed that the city will maintain its sanctuary status. The Justice Department had previously said that more than 20 additi... [Full Article...]

US House Passes Bill to Enhance Penalties on Illegal Immigrants

US House Passes Bill to Enhance Penalties on Illegal Immigrants House lawmakers passed " Kate's Law ", named after Kate Steinle , who was killed two years ago by a repeat felon who had been deported several times before illegal reentry, along with the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act on Thursday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race

Tour de France crash: Most spectacular pile-ups in famous race Sniffer dogs will be used to locate any explosives and patrol in departure and arrival villages. Nobody ever said winning the Tour de France was simple. To cyclists and non-cyclists alike, no term better conjures up that particular sport than " Tour de France ". Each year the route is different. "Froome will come here with the best form he can have". [Full Article...]

Abortions for Northern Irish women free on NHS, MPs told

Abortions for Northern Irish women free on NHS, MPs told But a narrow 3-2 decision by the Supreme Court found that the British government had to respect the democratic will of laws made in Northern Ireland's Assembly , which has devolved health powers. He also argued that there was no proper basis for a doctor to say a foetus had a fatal abnormality. "I am happy to explore with the NHS what the situation is now in terms of the ability of women from... [Full Article...]

EU slaps Google with record $2.7bn fine

EU slaps Google with record $2.7bn fine And advertisers want to promote those same products. However, Google refuted the claim saying that it tries to show ads in ways that are helpful for buyers and sellers. News Corp.(NWS, NWSA) said that it welcomed the European Commission's leadership in confronting the discriminatory behavior of Google in the comparison shopping industry. [Full Article...]

Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats

Italy Threatens to Close Ports to Immigrant Boats The country's representative to the EU, Maurizio Massari on Wednesday (28 June) warned in a letter to the bloc that the situation had become " unsustainable ". Italy made a formal request for more support from the European Union on Wednesday as it copes with an increase in migrant rescues, including a reported proposal to limit the types of ships that can offload migrants in Italian ports. [Full Article...]

Scientists Develop Flu Vaccine Patch

Scientists Develop Flu Vaccine Patch The microneedle patch performed about the same as an injection, regardless of whether the patient had administered it themselves or had a doctor do it. None of the participants had received a flu vaccine during the previous influenza season. The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch. [Full Article...]

Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law

Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Under Calif. Right-To-Die Law Of those who died, 87 percent were 60 years old or older, most were white, college educated, receiving hospice or palliative care and had health insurance, either provided by the state or private carriers. "Basically it mirrors the experience in Oregon", Burkin said . A total of 173 doctors filled out prescriptions for the life-ending drugs. Of that group, 111 people were reported by physicia... [Full Article...]

Oscar Mayer Adds 'WienerDrone' to Wienermobile Fleet

Oscar Mayer Adds 'WienerDrone' to Wienermobile Fleet Spotting the Wienermobile was (and is) a thrill, partly because the red and yellow wagon was one of the few places to get the coveted Oscar Mayer Wiener Whistle . This time around, Oscar Mayer will not only be delivering a purportedly much healthier variety of their product, but is adding a drone and a motorcycle to its fleet . [Full Article...]

This year, you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration

This year, you can make a weekend of your Independence Day celebration Children are encouraged to decorate their bikes, scooters and wagons in patriotic colors, or simply walk or ride in the parade, to celebrate Independence Day in a fun way, city officials said. - Aurora - 4th of July Spectacular: Live music, food and fireworks, 6-10 p.m., Aurora Municipal Center Great Lawn, Aurora; visitaurora.com. Georgetown will be setting off Fireworks at Brooking Park at da... [Full Article...]

Evacuations ordered for fire on California coast

A wildfire surging out of control on California's Central Coast has forced evacuations. - Firefighters working in high temperatures are battling a wildfire in the Beaumont area of Riverside County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles. Two people were taken to hospital after the crash and subsequent vehicle blaze that caused the wildfire on Monday afternoon. Fire crews were driving through the ... [Full Article...]

Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA

Kiwis take America's Cup opener over USA The Kiwis now hold a 3-0 lead after a fourth successive win wiped out the one-point advantage defending champions Oracle Team USA had held after winning the regatta before the final. "Clearly, now we need to put everything back on the table". "Eleven seconds up by mark 2 the Kiwi boat continued to extend and with the breeze holding more steadily than on day one there was no comeback for the Amer... [Full Article...]

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup

Spithill skippers Oracle to 1st win in America's Cup Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the Kiwis started this America's Cup match on the Great Sound with a negative point. Twenty-two-year-old Neil Hunter was an initial example of success, promoted from junior to senior team, becoming not only the youngest sailor to compete in the America's Cup but the only sailor to compete in both competitions. [Full Article...]

Modi's visit to USA of great significance, says defence expert

However, the offer is still subject to congressional approval. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the United States for his first meeting with President Donald Trump after concluding his brief visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements. [Full Article...]

Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand as agitation hits supply

Sikkim CM backs Gorkhaland demand as agitation hits supply The GJM has been ruling GTA since 2012 and its five-year term is set to expire this month. Giri had stated on Thursday, "We have made a decision to resign from the GTA". Gurung demanded on Friday that the state had to take responsibility for the deaths. Granting the Gorkhas more autonomy in governance, including the power to make some laws for the region under their control, under the sixth ... [Full Article...]

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

A new joint study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute shows some concerning numbers that may link legalized recreational marijuana and increased risk of crashes. Two U.S. studies on the effects of marijuana on drivers in states where it is allowed for recreational use came to different conclusions about whether it increases risks behind th... [Full Article...]

United Nations refugee report warns South Sudan could be next Syria

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' ( UNHCR ) new Global Trends report was released on Monday, a day before the commemoration of World Refugee Day . The number of displaced people rose by 300,000 in 2015 to 65.6 million at the end of December. "We have to do better for these people". Unfortunately, the massive scale of the problem defies quick solutions and requires non-dev... [Full Article...]

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Upgraded to Buy at Janney Montgomery Scott

A number of other brokerages have also issued reports on CLVS . Morgan Stanley reiterated an "overweight" rating and set a $79.00 price objective on shares of Clovis Oncology in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. On average, equities analysts expect that Clovis Oncology , Inc. will post ($5.81) earnings per share for the current fiscal year. If approved the new ARIEL3 data would give Rub... [Full Article...]


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