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Medicine Capt Amarinder cheating Punjabis by not accepting Rana Gurjit's resignation : AAP
Author: 0 Capt Amarinder cheating Punjabis by not accepting Rana Gurjit's resignation : AAP

Rana Gurjit Singh , an MLA from Kapurthala, had tendered resignation earlier this week, after being accused of illegally bagging sand mining contracts. "I resigned in the interest of the party and I welcome it (acceptance of resignation)", he said. The government instituted a commission of inquiry headed by Justice J S Narang to look into the charges.

Medicine Group proposes tougher drunk-driving threshold
Author: 0 Group proposes tougher drunk-driving threshold

Men weighing up to about 160 pounds would probably also reach the lower threshold at two, and those over 180 pounds at three. Alcohol-impaired driving is a persistent problem in the United States, causing more than 10,000 fatalities each year despite intensified efforts.

Medicine Concussion study could shake up protections for athletes
Author: 0 Concussion study could shake up protections for athletes

With increased evidence that repeated hits to the head frequently leads to the degenerative brain disease, one of the country's leading advocacy groups on head trauma has called for the abolition of tackle football until players reach the age of 14.

Medicine Siblings Found Starved, Chained to Beds in California's House of Horrors
Author: 0 Siblings Found Starved, Chained to Beds in California's House of Horrors

Their arraignment is expected at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Riverside. District Attorney Mike Hestrin said he touched one of his daughters under the age of 14 "in a lewd way". The children were found after one of them escaped at around 6 a.m. on January 14. Authorities arrested the couple Sunday after their 17-year-old daughter grabbed a cellphone, jumped out a window and fled into the night.

Medicine Hospitals decide to start their own drug company
Author: 0 Hospitals decide to start their own drug company

The organizations would create a not-for-profit drug company. These activities have resulted in some generic drugs increasing in cost by more than 1,000 percent in just a few months for seemingly no reason. "All Americans deserve access to high-quality, affordable care", Laura Kaiser, CEO of SSM Health, said in the statement. Complaints often center on morphine shortages or sudden price increases for products like heart medicine.

Medicine 745kg of cocaine hidden in pineapples seized by Portuguese and Spanish police
Author: 0 745kg of cocaine hidden in pineapples seized by Portuguese and Spanish police

The haul was part of an ongoing investigation by Spanish and Portuguese police forces. Investigators also dismantled a drugs laboratory where the drug was cut with additives. Police seized 745kg of the drug hidden in the fruit along with €400 000 (£352,000) in cash, according to Reuters . The Portuguese side of the investigation released a statement on the raid, saying "this organised global group had repeatedly brought large quantities of cocaine to the European continent".

Medicine Cuomo Details Major Shift of NY Tax Code to Avert Federal Act
Author: 0 Cuomo Details Major Shift of NY Tax Code to Avert Federal Act

After an hour wait, Cuomo got up and walked away, and Kristen was told that the time was up. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's view on marijuana legalization seems to have evolved quite a bit. The federal tax law passed at the end of 2017 hurts many taxpayers in high-tax, primarily Democratic, states such as NY. The governor has said in the past that he opposes legalizing the drug for recreational use, according to the News.

Medicine Snow on the way with temperatures set to plummet this week
Author: 0 Snow on the way with temperatures set to plummet this week

Police Scotland is advising drivers in Midlothian to avoid travelling on the roads tonight, following a warning by the Met Office of severe weather between 9pm tonight and 5am tomorrow. The rain is expected to turn to sleet and snow in the north leading to significant accumulations. In areas that saw snow overnight, temperatures dropped to 0C-2C (32F-36F).

Medicine 3 law enforcement officers shot overnight in York County, officials say
Author: 0 3 law enforcement officers shot overnight in York County, officials say

An intense manhunt ended on Tuesday when Christian Thomas McCall, who was wanted for assaulting his wife, shot Doty and three other officers: Sgt. Officers Randy Clinton and Buddy Brown of the sheriff's office and Kyle Cummings of the York Police Department also were shot in the attack and are recovering at CMC after surgeries.

Medicine Myanmar urges arrest of 1300 Rohingyas
Author: 0 Myanmar urges arrest of 1300 Rohingyas

More than half a million arrived a year ago following military reprisals against Rohingya rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Several humanitarian organisations have repeatedly denounced the agreement on the grounds that conditions are not yet safe enough for the Rohingyas to return to Myanmar where some recent refugee arrivals have reported that the attacks were still ongoing.

Medicine Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment
Author: 0 Here's What We Didn't Learn From Donald Trump's MOCA Cognitive Assessment

Jackson said Trump urged the doctor to "answer every question " the media had before he stepped up to the podium, and he did so with gusto during an nearly hour-long briefing with the media, in a remarkable show of transparency. Although it was not part of the official medical records that were released yesterday, after further questioning, Jackson also revealed that Trump underwent a coronary calcium CT scan as part of his routine physical exam.

Author: 0 Donald Trump's overall health is excellent: Doctor

Jackson said President Trump's health was " excellent ", with mostly normal results on a battery of tests and examinations. The President is one pound shy of being considered obese, according to these calculations. A few days after Trump sounded receptive when inviting the duo to the White House to discuss their bill - only to change his tune after consultations with immigration hardliners from his own staff and the House and Senate GOP conferences - the White House tried to ...

Medicine Saba Qamar shares HUMILIATING experience at global airport for being a Pakistani
Author: 0 Saba Qamar shares HUMILIATING experience at global airport for being a Pakistani

Saba Qamar, who won laurels for her Bollywood debut in 2017 hit Hindi Medium opposite Irrfan Khan , poured her heart out while talking about the discrimination she and people of her country Pakistan face at worldwide airports. She said all her Indian crew were allowed to leave, while she was held back and questioned, allegedly because of her Pakistani passport. The actress broke down while talking about how she was discriminated because she is Pakistani and the reality of how the world ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump has incredible genes - doctor

He said he would benefit from a diet lower in fat and carbohydrates, and from a routine exercise regimen. The Navy doctor exhausted reporters' questions during an unusually lengthy, hour-long, session, at Mr Trump's request, and said he did not withhold any information in the interests of privacy.

Medicine Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals
Author: 0 Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals

The bubonic form of the disease, seen in the Black Death , is believed to have formed near the turn of the first millennium B.C. and was present in small quantities in Europe until the 19th century. In their simulations, they looked at three possible models for infection: rats, airborne transmission, and fleas and ticks that humans carry around with them on their bodies and clothes.

Medicine Number of IN flu deaths has doubled — State health agency
Author: 0 Number of IN flu deaths has doubled — State health agency

Since October, 42 people in California younger than 65 have died of the flu, compared with nine at the same time past year, according to state officials. For both conditions, Hughes encourages those suffering from either to do the same - stay home, wash your hands frequently while using hand sanitizer, cough and sneeze into clothing or the crook of your arm and drink plenty of liquids.

Medicine After Hawaii, Japan's NHK issues false missile alert
Author: 0 After Hawaii, Japan's NHK issues false missile alert

The erroneous NHK newsflash had been prepared for a possible emergency, the broadcaster said, adding that transmission of an alert usually involves checking by multiple staff members. Hirono says "this had the potential for being totally catastrophic". NHK and other Japanese media generally alert each missile test, and the government has issued emergency notices when the missiles flew over northern Japan.