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Calif. eyes lethal force law after officer-involved shootings Calif. eyes lethal force law after officer-involved shootings
- April 04, 2018

California's current standard makes it rare for officers to be charged after a shooting and rarer still for them to be convicted. The family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento officers says a proposed California law could mean more young African-Americans survive confrontations with police. (more...)
Studies suggest marijuana legalization linked to lower rates of opiate prescribing
- April 04, 2018

They also recommend the legislature provide state protections for traveling families authorized to use of medical marijuana in other states. Prescriptions were different compared to states that had medical marijuana laws and those without them. (more...)
Kratom products placed under mandatory recall due to risk of salmonella Kratom products placed under mandatory recall due to risk of salmonella
- April 04, 2018

The FDA said it's the first time it has used its mandatory recall power for a food product after first trying to get the company to voluntarily take the products back. "As of April 2, 2018, the FDA and state partners have tested multiple kratom products, and 26 different products were positive for Salmonella ", it said. (more...)
5 die in Greene County house fire 5 die in Greene County house fire
- April 04, 2018

Davies said the home was a total loss. The Salmon Track Rural fire Department responded to a blaze Tuesday at 4 a.m. near 2600 East and 2900 North. The building was vacant, according to officials. Acting watch manager Paul Reid said the room and contents were severely damaged by fire and the remainder of the property has been severely smoke-damaged due to internal doors being left open. (more...)
Gay hookup app Grindr passed users' HIV status to other companies Gay hookup app Grindr passed users' HIV status to other companies
- April 04, 2018

Edward Markey of MA and Sen. "To then have that data shared with third parties that you weren't explicitly notified about, and having that possibly threaten your health and safety - that is an extremely, extremely egregious breach of basic standards that we wouldn't expect from a company that likes to brand itself as a supporter of the queer community". (more...)
Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription
- April 04, 2018

Which is probably why some folks have been ditching opioids for weed. The result? You guessed it - medical pot was once again proved to be "the shit", as states that allowed the use of herb for medical purposes had 2.21 million fewer daily doses of opioids prescribed per year under Medicare Part D compared with those states without medical cannabis laws. (more...)
CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries
- April 04, 2018

CMS also finalized an increase in the use of encounter data in determining plans' risk scores. Medicare Advantage plan revenues next year will increase 3.4 percent, plus 3.1 percent in revenue from coding changes, thanks in large part to the Bipartisan Budget Act, CMS estimates. (more...)
CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the US Here's What That Means CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the US Here's What That Means
- April 04, 2018

Germs that are unusually resistant are ones that all or most antibiotics can't kill and that carry genes for antibiotic resistance that officials haven't seen before in the United States. "They can likewise share their resistance with other bacteria, making some untreatable". Further investigation in facilities with unusual resistance revealed that about one in 10 screening tests, from patients without symptoms, identified a hard-to-treat germ that spreads easily. (more...)
License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation
- April 03, 2018

One organ donor can potentially save the lives of eight people, and improve the lives of 70 more through tissue donation. "With almost 35,000 organ transplants performed last year and five consecutive record-setting years for transplants in the USA, we honor our friends, neighbors and communities who have chosen to save and heal lives by registering; and we are grateful to so many of them who join us in activities to promote and celebrate Donate Life Month". (more...)
Ram Charan's 'Rangasthalam' earns Rs 100 crore worldwide Ram Charan's 'Rangasthalam' earns Rs 100 crore worldwide
- April 03, 2018

Samantha and Ram Charan's social media timelines are flooded with compliments from fans and even stars from the film fraternity. This has sparked rumours that Allu Arjun has got time for everything else, but not for his cousin Ram Charan. (more...)
Taylor Swift's alleged stalker gets probation for email threats Taylor Swift's alleged stalker gets probation for email threats
- April 03, 2018

He has been ordered to stay a mile away from the End Game hitmaker and her family - who he allegedly sent threatening emails to - and his whereabouts are to be monitored by Global Positioning System for at least the first year. In addition to probation, Hoover has been ordered to stay at least a mile away from Swift and members of her family, with his whereabouts to be monitored via Global Positioning System. (more...)
United Nations launches $3bn Yemen appeal United Nations launches $3bn Yemen appeal
- April 03, 2018

The ballistic missile was sacked from Yemen's Saada province towards Dhahran al-Janub city in southern Saudi Arabia on Monday afternoon, but it failed to reach its target and fell in Yemeni territory, said Arab coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki. (more...)
Forecast: The Snow's Ending, But It Will Still Be Chilly Forecast: The Snow's Ending, But It Will Still Be Chilly
- April 03, 2018

Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Warmer air arrives for Wednesday - into the 60s... A Monday evening chance of precipitation is expected to help Maryville return to more seasonal weather according to Welsh. (more...)
Australia's replacement batsmen make 12 runs between them Australia's replacement batsmen make 12 runs between them
- April 03, 2018

Watch day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and Australia from 8.55am, Saturday on Sky Sports Cricket. Australia have been rocked by the ball-tampering scandal that saw captain Steve Smith , his deputy David Warner and Cameron Bancroft sent home with heavy sanctions. (more...)
Volatility Indicator under Review - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM)
- April 03, 2018

Ifrah Financial Services Inc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $851.32B market cap company. Quantbot Limited Partnership reported 1,062 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 119,894 shares. Northern Tru stated it has 0% in Nautilus, Inc. (more...)
Analysts' Recommendations in Limelight: Endo Int'l Plc (ENDP)
- April 03, 2018

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. A volume "spike" where volume is way more than normal-5 to 10 times (or more) average volume (for that time or period) for example-could indicate the end of a trend. (more...)
CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) recently sold by insider Foulkes Helena CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS) recently sold by insider Foulkes Helena
- April 03, 2018

Investec Asset Management North America Inc who had been investing in Netease Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $36.00 billion market cap company. Seizert Prns Limited Liability Company has invested 0.94% in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ). CVS Health Corporation , together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services. (more...)
Technical picture - First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) stock price comparison to 200 SMA
- April 03, 2018

Chesapeake Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Unilever N V for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $158.60B market cap company. 59 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Lc reported 0.11% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc . ( NYSE :VZ). (more...)
2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL 2nd synthetic marijuana-related death reported in IL
- April 02, 2018

The health effects from using synthetic cannabinoids can be unpredictable, harmful, and deadly. Synthetic cannabinoid, often called Spice or K2, is a man-made mixture of hundreds of chemicals that affect the same brain cell receptors as the main ingredient in marijuana. (more...)
Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies Grindr shares users' HIV status with third-party companies
- April 02, 2018

A Norwegian nonprofit has discovered that the information is being shared with two private companies that help "optimise" apps, Localytics and Apptimize . Grindr has long promoted HIV awareness, offering information about free testing sites as well as opt-in reminders for semiannual testing. Cooper Quintin, senior staff technologist and security researcher at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, cautioned to BuzzFeed that even if third parties are trustworthy, each copy of the data ... (more...)
ETSU football coach placed on administrative leave ETSU football coach placed on administrative leave
- April 02, 2018

He's been suspended with pay for the incident. Sanders allegedly hit Robison during Friday's practice session but was allowed to conduct practice Saturday. Sanders was hired at ETSU in December to replace the retired Carl Torbush who revived the football program in 2015. He spent the next few years from 2006-2012 at Kentucky as a quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator. (more...)
Mormon Conference concludes with new ministering and temple announcements Mormon Conference concludes with new ministering and temple announcements
- April 02, 2018

Today, during The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints annual general conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced that " home teaching " and "visiting teaching" are being replaced with a new program called "ministering". "As we implement them, we will be even more effective than we have been previously". The publication's content supports the doctrines, principles and practices of the Church. (more...)
Commonwealth Games gives chance to make a mark, says Leon Reid Commonwealth Games gives chance to make a mark, says Leon Reid
- April 02, 2018

Grevemberg said the CGF was in talks with the concerned Commonwealth Games Association amid speculations that Indian boxers could be under the scanner in this case. The weather has been a concern for organisers with persistent, heavy showers nearly a daily feature for the past month. "When you're in a position to organise an event like this. (more...)
China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth
- April 02, 2018

The "re-entry prediction window" from the European Space Agency , or ESA, had tightened significantly by Sunday morning, to a four-hour window centered on 1 a.m. That is based on a Chinese statement in March 2016 that Tiangong-1 had "terminated its data service". Subject to both manned and unmanned experiments, the station welcomed two three-man crews aboard during its time in space including Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut, in 2012. (more...)
EPL: Guardiola speaks on winning title against Mourinho next week EPL: Guardiola speaks on winning title against Mourinho next week
- April 02, 2018

The 47-year-old cares little for the tie and instead is much more focused on his side's battle with Liverpool in the Champions League as the Premier League runaway leaders travel to Anfield on Wednesday. "On Monday we will see and in these situations, it is day by day". City captain Vincent Kompany admitted that it would be huge for his side's fans to have the chance to celebrate a league title clinching, at home, right in front of their arch-rival United . (more...)
School from where CBSE class 12 paper was leaked under police scanner School from where CBSE class 12 paper was leaked under police scanner
- April 02, 2018

There is nothing to indicate that money was charged for sharing these papers, he said. "Four numbers that the CBSE had mentioned in their complaint were used to circulate the Class 12 economics paper were traced and through them the police traced these WhatsApp groups and their admins", the official said. (more...)
MSU Paid PR Firm To Track Larry Nassar's Victims On Social Media MSU Paid PR Firm To Track Larry Nassar's Victims On Social Media
- April 02, 2018

The figures came from documents obtained by the newspaper through a public records request. The firm adds it wasn't hired to track accounts, but it shared media coverage and social media with university officials. "Nassar was sacked in 2016 for violating the rule". Nassar already has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison in another county and is starting his time behind bars with a 60-year federal term for child pornography crimes. (more...)
Expert tips on taking care of your child with autism Expert tips on taking care of your child with autism
- April 02, 2018

These children, he said, could be turned into skilled manpower if public sector comes forward to help them along with the government to unfold their potentials. According to Kevin Pelphrey, child psychologist and director of George Washington University's Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, this means that female ASD patients have a better comprehension of social expectations, though it stresses them out that they can't meet these standards. (more...)
Bournemouth's Jermain Defoe still hopeful of England World Cup place Bournemouth's Jermain Defoe still hopeful of England World Cup place
- April 02, 2018

Nathan Ake struck the bar in the opening minute whilst they also had plenty of other first half chances. Defoe, who left Sunderland for Bournemouth last summer and was an unused substitute for England on three occasions in September and October, has been sidelined with an ankle injury this season and has not started a game for the Cherries since 20 December. (more...)
Chandrababu Naidu may enlist Cong in his AP 'Dharma Yudh' Chandrababu Naidu may enlist Cong in his AP 'Dharma Yudh'
- April 02, 2018

The Telugu cinema industry (Tollywood) extended its complete support to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu over his fight with the Centre on the issue of Special Category Status to the state. TDP sources said that the chief minister was unlikely to meet any BJP leader after the bitter parting with the NDA. Hyderabad: A petition has been filed in the HC seeking directions to the central government to accord special status to AP and to strictly implement the provisions of AP ... (more...)