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Medical Jailed Noble Laureate Liu Xiaobo treated by specialists : prison officials
Author: 0 Jailed Noble Laureate Liu Xiaobo treated by specialists : prison officials

Mr Liu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, with the Nobel committee describing the jailed dissident as "the foremost symbol" of the human rights struggle in China . As a result, he was imprisoned for two years, and later he served three years in a labour camp for criticising China's one-party system. Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu has been transferred to a hospital following a diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer, Mo said Monday.

Medical Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical parole
Author: 0 Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo released on medical parole

The Liaoning Prison Administrative Bureau said Monday he was being treated by "eight renowned Chinese oncologists" at China Medical University No 1 Hospital in the northeast city of Shenyang . Exiled Tiananmen student leaders Wu'er Kaixi and Wang Dan, issuing a joint statement , said: "We are shocked and devastated to learn that [Liu] has been suffering from cancer in China's brutal prison environment".

Author: 0 Barry Cadden: Pharmacy exec sentenced in meningitis outbreak

Barry Cadden , 50, will serve nine years for conspiracy and fraud, but he was acquitted of second-degree murder charges. Barry Cadden was convicted of fraud, conspiracy and racketeering after his company distributed contaminated vaccines nationwide which were linked to a meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others.

Medical Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy
Author: 0 Trump says US on brink of become net exporter of energy

Click the audio player above to hear the full story . Nonetheless, through a series of events this week, the Trump administration wants the focus to be on energy. Trump will deliver a speech to the Department of Energy Thursday with top government and industry officials present, Axios reports . Similarly, during his administration Obama spoke about an "all of the above" energy policy meant to reassure skeptics that he supported a wide range of US energy production.

Author: 0 Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosion

He says at least a dozen people were wounded in the explosion outside a Kabul Bank branch. Afghans carry an injured man after a suicide vehicle bombing in Helmand province southern of Kabul , Afghanistan , Thursday, June 22, 2017.

Author: 0 US seeks stiff sentence for pharmacist in 2012 meningitis outbreak

Cadden was one of 14 people indicted December 16, 2014, after a two-year federal investigation of the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened 758 patients in 23 states, killing 76 of them. The jurors seemed to write that majority had wanted to convict Mr. Cadden on numerous murder charges and some had wanted acquit him - suggesting that they fell short of the unanimous agreement required of a jury's decision.

Author: 0 Ban on sale of live chickens after bird flu outbreak

We will sample bird droppings to establish where else the disease could be". Following this outbreak, Zimbabwe has implemented measures against the possibility of the virus spreading into the country and repeating a process that led to the culling of 142 000 chickens at a local farm in Harare.

Author: 0 What the Supreme Court's travel ban ruling means

Yet, the injunction the court issued bars enforcement of the ban for all entrants, not just those in similar situations to Dr. Elshikh. Shervin Taheran, 25, a Houston native with family members in Iran , felt the effects of the ban in a personal way, explaining how her aunts, uncles and cousins could not attend her wedding this spring because of uncertainty created by the bans.

Medical Impose travel ban? Yes, Trump can
Author: 0 Impose travel ban? Yes, Trump can

The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries , overturning lower court orders that blocked it. That includes being able to close the borders based on an evaluation of the potential of foreign threats - at least for now. The justices will hear full arguments on the case in October.

Medical Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs
Author: 0 Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

More than half the respondents in four countries - Hungary, Israel, Poland and Russian Federation - support the proposal. Most respondents believe that relations of their countries with the United States will stay about the same in the next few years.

Author: 0 Who exactly is banned by Supreme Court travel ruling?

Vasquez of Austin, Texas, said in March . Unlike the initial ban, the latest one would not bar visitors from the six countries who have a " bona fide " family or business relationship with someone in the U.S. "Today's compromise will burden executive officials with the task of deciding - on peril of contempt - whether individuals from the six affected nations who wish to enter the United States have a sufficient connection to a person or entity in this country".

Medical Oscar Mayer Made a Drone to Rain Hot Dogs Down on Humanity
Author: 0 Oscar Mayer Made a Drone to Rain Hot Dogs Down on Humanity

The new hot dogs include no nitrates and nitrites and no artificial preservatives. And now, Oscar Mayer is getting in on the game. And that's why we're so happy to see that Oscar Mayer has expanded its fleet of wiener-inspired vehicles to include a downsized wiener auto, a scooting wiener, a radio-controlled wiener, and, perhaps most inspiring of all, a wienerdrone .

Medical National HIV testing week is June 26-30
Author: 0 National HIV testing week is June 26-30

More than 1-million people in the United States are living with HIV, and the CDC says, 1 in 8 of those people don't know they have it. There's no known cure for the HIV virus or AIDS, which can be fatal. "I encourage residents to get tested to learn their status", said Leigh-Anne Stafford, health officer for Oakland County Health Division. The health department is reminding you to get the facts and get tested.

Medical Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban
Author: 0 Trump claims victory as court partially reinstates travel ban

That executive order and the revised order that followed were both challenged in lower courts which ruled in favor of the states that brought suit, setting up today's decision by the U.S. Most notably was letting the Trump administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. Because President Donald Trump failed to devise a reasonable and effective short-term travel ban, the U.S.

Medical NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show
Author: 0 NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show

Besides, Westbrook was in a tough position compared to former teammate Kevin Durant. Westbrook led the league in scoring (31.6 points), was third in assists (10.4) and 10th in rebounds (10.7). Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green . "Offense will always be talked about". April 25, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) in the first quarter in game five of the first round of the ...

Author: 0 Obama Administration Knew No Collusion Between Trump, Russia - White House

Monday's series of tweets comes after Trump spent the weekend attacking the Obama administration over new reporting from The Washington Post that linked interference in last year's election directly to Russian President Vladimir Putin and revealed political considerations that may have allowed Moscow to avoid paying a significant price for an attempt to manipulate the USA election on an unprecedented scale.

Medical Census Data Reveals How Multicultural Australia Really Is
Author: 0 Census Data Reveals How Multicultural Australia Really Is

For many Australians, the "Australian dream" of home ownership is looking a little more like a work in progress. The population size has increased by 18.4 per cent since 2011 and has nearly double since 1996. Renters are forking out more, with the median household weekly rent rising to $335. The nation's median income was $662 per week, led by the ACT with $998 and the Northern Territory ($871) and WA ($724).

Medical US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran
Author: 0 US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Rand Paul of Kentucky were the only votes against the bill. It's not clear what exact changes the White House wants to make to the bill, or that those changes would actually weaken the proposed penalties against Russian Federation, but Senate Democrats have been attempting to sound an alarm over just that possibility.

Author: 0 Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to go into effect

In accepting the case, however, the Supreme Court will allow Trump to enforce some of his directive, so long as his administration does not target refugees who demonstrate a "relationship" with US entities or individuals. Three of the court's conservatives said they would have granted Trump's request in full, including Trump appointee Neil Gorsuch. Those courts had argued the president had overstepped his authority, and that his executive order discriminated against travelers based on their ...

Medical JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared
Author: 0 JK Rowling marks 20 years since Harry Potter appeared

Thank you", she wrote on Twitter . Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was an unqualified smash, and sold some 300,000 copies by 1999. Lynch, who became a pen pal with Rowling before landing her role in the films, told how "empowering" she found the books as she battled an eating disorder.

Medical Celebration in Christchurch as Team New Zealand bring the America's Cup home
Author: 0 Celebration in Christchurch as Team New Zealand bring the America's Cup home

New Zealand's Peter Burling, 26, becomes the youngest helmsman to win sailing's biggest prize, the oldest competition in worldwide sport. Peter Burling says he's "blown away" by Team New Zealand's achievement. Skipper Jimmy Spithill put Oracle in the lead rounding the first mark, but the fast Kiwi cat overhauleld the American-flagged boat and sailed into the lead on the downwind second leg.

Author: 0 Logic of Indo-US strategic relations 'incontrovertible': Modi

The prime minister said the world could have put India in the dock for launching the strikes. Talking about the army's surgical strikes on terror launching pads across the border on October 26 past year, the Prime Minister said no country has questioned the government's action.

Medical Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday
Author: 0 Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

Republican Karen Handel will officially become Georgia's 6th District congresswoman on Monday evening, filling a seat that's been vacant for more than four months after a hard-fought victory over an upstart Democratic opponent earlier this week.

Medical Obama played dumb on Russian hacking
Author: 0 Obama played dumb on Russian hacking

WHY?" Schiff, the top ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said that Obama was hesitant to confront Russian Federation over its active measures campaign for fear of being seen as helping Hillary Clinton and of fueling Donald Trump's allegations that the election was being "rigged" against him.

Author: 0 Insurance study ties legal pot to boost in car crash claims

Alabama, Kentucky and Texas were among the states in the comparison group. 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 the wheel.

Author: 0 N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

Theresa May has finally concluded a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party after two weeks of fraught negotiations, giving her a slim overall majority in the House of Commons. The 1 billion pound ($1.274 billion) agreement is known as a confidence and supply arrangement, meaning that the party will vote with the Conservatives on key votes in Parliament.

Medical Crocodile bites off man's hand on outskirts of Bengaluru
Author: 0 Crocodile bites off man's hand on outskirts of Bengaluru

While they were returning after the quick visit to the temple, they spotted the lake and made a decision to spend some time there. Mudit too ran behind the dogs to get them out of the water. He was rushed to the nearby hospital by the guards and later shifted to Hosmat Hospital where he is now undergoing treatment. "A crocodile bite is powerful and has crushed the arm, just like in the case of any industrial accident.

Medical Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit
Author: 0 Supreme Court sides with same-sex couples in Arkansas suit

The key to the outcome of similar cases appears to hinge on whether states have laws barring discrimination against gays and lesbians, or whether they have laws protecting religious liberty . Masterpiece Cakeshop appealed the decision. The state's high court upheld a ruling by the Colorado Court of Appeals in 2015 that found Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips can not cite religious beliefs or free-speech rights in refusing to make the cake.

Medical 66 million displaced people: Human cost of war in 2016
Author: 0 66 million displaced people: Human cost of war in 2016

In just one year the refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled from 500 000 to over 1.25 million, making the country host to the fastest growing refugee emergency in the world . "Hardship, separation, death", Guterres said, recalling nightmare stories heard from refugees and displaced persons, whose number rose 300,000 since the end of 2015.

Author: 0 GOP senator: 'No way' health care bill should move forward

He said Democrats "are doing everything we can to fight this bill because it's so devastating for the middle class". The 142-page proposal, drafted mainly by the Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell , was unveiled on Thursday. As of Sunday, Johnson is joined by fellow Republican Senators Ted Cruz , Mike Lee , Rand Paul and Dean Heller in standing against the Senate health care plan as it now exists.

Medical Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7
Author: 0 Cable car crashes in tourist resort in Kashmir, killing 7

Scores of people are reported to be trapped in other cable cars amid high winds. A tree, uprooted by strong winds, fell on the ropeway of Gulmarg Gondola, an official said. "These include a tourist couple and their kids", Mehmood Ahmad, Director Tourism told Kashmir Life. "That's a laid down SOP [standard operating procedure]", he said.

Medical Dry Start To The Week
Author: 0 Dry Start To The Week

A little deeper moisture will move in, so expect a little greater coverage of showers and storms for the afternoon and evening along the sea breeze. Today will be mostly sunny with a high of 85; The average high is 89. That leads to a few showers Tuesday , and a more humid forecast returning to the state on Wednesday . Sunshine will return for Wednesday with highs near 80.

Medical Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win
Author: 0 Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

Team NZ skipper Glenn Ashby reflects on their race 7-8 wins to get to match point in the America's Cup final. If New Zealand triumph, many will put it down to the revolutionary "cycling" system developed to power the hydraulics needed to control the catamaran's foils, which lift it out of the water, and the vast "wing" sail which drives it along.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea

Warmbier recognized that the North had "provided him with medical treatment and brought him back alive" after his "heart was almost stopped". Doctors who examined Warmbier on his return to the United States last week said the University of Virginia student had incurred significant brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness".

Medical Oklahoma attorney general charges doctor with 5 counts of second-degree murder
Author: 0 Oklahoma attorney general charges doctor with 5 counts of second-degree murder

A probable cause affidavit claims that Nichols prescribed over 1,800 opioid drugs to the patients who died from overdoses, even though they didn't have a medical need for the pills. Three of them were prescribed an anti-anxiety drug, a muscle relaxer and an opioid pain reliever - a deadly combination. Last month, seven counties in West Virginia, a state that has the highest prescription drug overdose rate in the nation, filed suits against numerous same corporations, according to ...

Medical The costliest Samsung Galaxy and iPhone would be unveiled this year
Author: 0 The costliest Samsung Galaxy and iPhone would be unveiled this year

The latest rumour published on VentureBeat came from renowned leaker, Evan Blass and suggest that Samsung will go in direct competition with Apple by launching the device in September. The report further claims the Galaxy Note 8 will be powered by 6GB RAM. It will include a dual rear camera setup, where each lens features a 12-megapixel sensor along with independent optical image stabilization.

Medical Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar
Author: 0 Arab States Issue List of Demands to End Crisis With Qatar

Those countries have now given Qatar 10 days to comply with all of the demands, which include paying an unspecified sum in compensation. Revoke Qatari citizenship for nationals where such citizenship violates those countries' laws. Underscoring the growing seriousness of the crisis, state-run Qatar Petroleum acknowledged early Friday that some critically important employees "may have been asked to postpone" trips overseas "for operational reasons" as a result of the embargo.

Medical Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push
Author: 0 Israel starts work on new settlement amid United States peace push

Amona will be the first Jewish settlement in the West Bank for more than 25 years and will rehouse 40 families it evicted from a wildcat outpost in February 2017. But Israel has not built a full-fledged new settlement since the 1990s. During a meeting at the White House in February, U.S. President Donald Trump asked Netanyahu to "hold back on settlements for a little bit", a request seen as part of an effort to build trust with Palestinians ahead of a renewed push for peace.

Author: 0 LSU defeats Oregon State, moves on to CWS Finals

The teams will meet again Saturday night, with the victor advancing to the best-of-three finals starting Monday. Florida pitcher Alex Faedo (21) holds his leg and looks toward the dugout in the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against TCU in Omaha, Neb ., Saturday, June 24, 2017 .

Medical Turkish troops in Qatar 'not against any country'
Author: 0 Turkish troops in Qatar 'not against any country'

In a statement issued on Sunday, the top U.S. diplomat added, however, that the list submitted by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt includes "significant areas which provide a basis for ongoing dialogue leading to a resolution".

Author: 0 Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

Xi called for "all-out efforts" to save those who were buried as authorities inaugurated the highest level of disaster response. "I arrived at the site at 7.30 am and found that the whole area was buried by the landslide", said He Dajun, a worker with Maoxian County Power Company.

Medical Disabled protesters dragged out of wheelchairs during healthcare protest
Author: 0 Disabled protesters dragged out of wheelchairs during healthcare protest

Video of the protest shows the protesters being carried away by police officers as they chanted "no cuts to Medicaid ". A statement from Capitol Police said , " Many of the demonstrators , as part of their protest activities, removed themselves from their wheelchairs and lay themselves on the floor, obstructing passage through the hallway and into nearby offices".

Author: 0 South Africa bowl against England in third T20

Chasing 175 to win, England lost Billings early, but Jason Roy and Bairstow made up for it with a 110-run partnership, during which Roy surpassed his fifty. "Can't believe that @JasonRoy20 was given out in that manner today", Stokes, rested from this match, tweeted before continuing "embarrassment is the only word that can be associated with the decision".

Author: 0 Iraqi forces seize two-thirds of Mosul's Old City

The attacks targeted Hay al-Tanak, a poor neighborhood west of the Old City, the last stronghold of the militants in Mosul . According to Abdelghani al-Assadi, a top commander in the Counter-Terrorism Service that has spearheaded the fighting against IS since 2014, around 8,000 people have managed to flee the Old City since an assault was launched on June 18.

Medical YSU stars Zallow, Harden, both in California for Outdoor Championships
Author: 0 YSU stars Zallow, Harden, both in California for Outdoor Championships

Longmire is the 2017 Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field long jump champion. Roesler, running for Nike and the Texas Elite Track Club, posted a 2 minute, 2.19 second time. Cridebring, who holds the UC Davis 5K record, is sponsored by rabbit and runs for SRA Elite with Barr. The USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships serve as a qualifying meet for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London in August.

Medical Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar
Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Saudi Arabia and its allies, including Egypt, have issued 13 demands that they want Qatar to meet in return for an end to the almost three-week-old diplomatic and trade "blockade". "Even though they still didn't come back to us on this, asking Turkey to pull back its troops [from Qatar] is disrespectful against Turkey", he said.

Medical Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right
Author: 0 Pence visits Focus on Family amid change for religious right

Focus on the Family is a Christian outreach ministry that provides parental and marital counseling. Before Pence took the stage, Focus on the Family president Jim Daly announced that the group would donate an ultrasound machine to a crisis pregnancy center in IN in the vice president's honor.