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Dismissal of $472 million verdict v. J&J is disaster for talc plaintiffs

Dismissal of $472 million verdict v. J&J is disaster for talc plaintiffs

Jurors in the Eccheveria case, for instance, awarded her compensatory damages of $2 million from the subsidiary and $68 million from J&J. The reason for the reversal, according to the report, is that ...

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Patients in Cumbria urged to help 'Keep Antibiotics Working'

Patients in Cumbria urged to help 'Keep Antibiotics Working'

As antibiotic overuse has rendered some drugs ineffective, it is estimated at least 5,000 deaths occur every year in England as infections can not be cured. Dr Chris Van Tulleken, an infectious diseas...

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Gas prices poised to drop more this week

Gas prices poised to drop more this week

Despite the recent downward trend, the state average remains 18 cents higher than pre-Hurricane Harvey levels. However, things are moving in the right direction, with gas prices dropping 30 cents in F...

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Political process on Kashmir necessary: Mehbooba

Political process on Kashmir necessary: Mehbooba

The Indian government Monday said it has appointed former intelligence chief Dineshwar Sharma to begin a "sustained" dialogue process in Indian-controlled Kashmir . He also implicitly signalled tha...

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Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies

The condition is properly called takotsubo cardiomyopathy, but it's more often called " broken heart syndrome". The 62-year-old, who previously worked in medical transcription, said: "The kids we...

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Nuneaton bowling alley: panic and screams while the gunman shouted 'game over'

Nuneaton bowling alley: panic and screams while the gunman shouted 'game over'

Earlier, Mehdi Amshar, chief executive of MFA Bowl, told Sky News that two of his staff were unaccounted for, and that he believed they were being held in the bowling alley. "We had to get in a queu...

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National Football League not looking to make deal with Ezekiel Elliott

National Football League not looking to make deal with Ezekiel Elliott

It is conceivable this date could still be moved up, but for now all signs appear that this will be when it all goes down. The case is shifting to NY because the 5th U.S. National Football League at...

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Alcohol Improves Your Foreign Language Skills, Says New Study

Alcohol Improves Your Foreign Language Skills, Says New Study

Those who had consumed the alcohol spoke "better" Dutch than those who had drunk water, the study found. Pronunciation was said to be noticeably better among the group that had drunk alcohol. The re...

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Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk

Locals Making Strides Against Breast Cancer for Annual Walk

Including a KDLT crew who pulled the truck the second fastest. Plus, it helps the American Cancer Society provide free services to the local women and men diagnosed with breast cancer. The morning...

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Photo of black girl held by leashes at MA school sparks complaints

Photo of black girl held by leashes at MA school sparks complaints

A SCHOOL in the U.S. has sparked a massive slavery storm after a photo was posted on Facebook of a young black girl in class on a leash. The district received a complaint about the photo on Wednes...

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Oral Sex May up Men's Risk of Head, Neck Cancer

Oral Sex May up Men's Risk of Head, Neck Cancer

Information was cross-reference on the number of deaths due to oropharyngeal cancer and data on overall deaths across the U.S.to determine a risk factor for oral HPV. There are hundreds of different...

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Position Increased by National Pension Service

The share price of the company (NYSE: UNH ) was up +2.09%, with a high of 208.21 during the day and the volume of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated shares traded was 5138814. 122 funds opened position...

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Kit Harrington says he cried at last Game of Thrones read-through

Kit Harrington says he cried at last Game of Thrones read-through

Game of Thrones will officially come to an end for fans when it returns in 2019 with its eighth and final season. "I cried at the end-not over anything particular that happened-but it's been eight ye...

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United Nations gets flak for naming Mugabe goodwill ambassador

United Nations gets flak for naming Mugabe goodwill ambassador

Mugabe has always been criticized for corruption and abuse of power, and the decision to name him a goodwill ambassador for WHO stunned health experts and rights activists. Nationalist leader Robert M...

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Shiv Sena claims MSRTC strike to end soon, following Uddhav's intervention

Shiv Sena claims MSRTC strike to end soon, following Uddhav's intervention

On Saturday morning, the bus depots saw little hustle-bustle after the strike was called off but during Diwali, the depots were as empty as a ghost town. After that the State Government submitted unde...

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Lawmaker Suggests 'Quarantine' of People with HIV

Lawmaker Suggests 'Quarantine' of People with HIV

State Rep. Betty Price asks if about the legality of quarantining people living with HIV during a House committee hearing, on October 17, 2017. Betty Price , who is a former anesthesiologist, m...

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Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

Laptops in checked bags pose fire, explosion risk

But it is represented on the panel that is supporting the ban, and its research on the risk of fires from laptops is included in the proposal. The UN will discuss the policy during a meeting in Mont...

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Taylor song has fans guessing about blue-eyed man

According to Billboard magazine , Swift selected some of her fans to join her at her mansion in Westerly, Rhode Island to get a first listen of her new album "Reputation," which is set to come out n...

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Flu shots available now

The H3N2, the predominant flu strain in the southern hemisphere, resulted in a high number of hospitalizations among seniors, said Dr. Saqib Shabab, the province's chief medical health officer. Influe...

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Teacher hit with brick after confiscating student's phone

Teacher hit with brick after confiscating student's phone

The woman, alleged to be Williams, threw a brick through Watkins' window, hitting her in the face. The school district has a strict no-phone policy mandated for students. "I regret the way I went ab...

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Scientists Claim We Remain Conscious After We Die

Scientists Claim We Remain Conscious After We Die

Life after death should become even scarier as new study shows that the mind and consciousness of dead persons continue to work, at least for a short time - literally meaning that the deceased can rec...

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Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)

Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM)

Cowen and Company restated a buy rating on shares of Philip Morris International in a research report on Sunday, September 24th. Guidant Wealth Advisors grew its holdings in Philip Morris Internationa...

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Pollution Killed 25 Lakh People In India In 2015, Says Lancet Study

Pollution Killed 25 Lakh People In India In 2015, Says Lancet Study

The next largest risk factor, water pollution , accounted for 1.8 million deaths, while pollution in the workplace was linked to 800,000 deaths globally. After air pollution, the greatest hazard was ...

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McLaren To Launch New Ultimate Series Hypercar Ahead Of BP23

McLaren To Launch New Ultimate Series Hypercar Ahead Of BP23

Well, the press release describes it as "the most extreme, track-concentrated road auto McLaren has yet designed". McLaren has announced that the latest addition to its Ultimate Series range will be...

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Krack wifi flaw could compromise IoT devices for decades to come

Krack wifi flaw could compromise IoT devices for decades to come

Attackers can exploit the flaw in WPA2 - the name for the encryption protocol - "to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted", said a blog post by KU Leuven researcher Mat...

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Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta

Foreign missionaries kidnapped in Delta

An Italian priest was kidnapped October 12, though Italy's foreign minister said on Wednesday he has since been freed. They run a medical charity called New Foundations providing aid to remote village...

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Laura Dern reveals she was sexually assaulted at age 14

This week, the 50-year-old Big Little Lies star was honoured at ELLE magazine's Women in Hollywood Awards, where her co-star Reese Witherspoon, as well as Jennifer Lawrence, opened up about the...

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FDA approves second CAR-T therapy to treat lymphoma

FDA approves second CAR-T therapy to treat lymphoma

More precisely, Yescarta is the first auto T therapy indicated for adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy, including diffuse large B-cel...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation rescues 84 children, arrests 120 sex traffickers nationwide

Federal Bureau of Investigation rescues 84 children, arrests 120 sex traffickers nationwide

During that time, the FBI Kansas City Division, along with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, conducted the operation in 10 cities in Kansas and Missouri, according to a news releas...

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Montana Given More Time To Comply With REAL ID

Montana Given More Time To Comply With REAL ID

Department of Homeland Security notified the state that it now has until October 10, 2018, to fully comply with the federal Real ID law. The news comes a few weeks after the state had initially been ...

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