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Coin-swallowing turtle in coma after second operation

Coin-swallowing turtle in coma after second operation

A photo of Piggy Bank taken four days before her surgery, her belly filled with almost 1,000 coins. The turtle lived for two decades in a small pond in a public park in Chonburi Province. Nantarika Chansue, who led the team that removed 915 coins weighing 5 kilograms (11 pounds) from her stomach on March 6. Doctors performed a second, 2 1/2 hour-operation, but Omsin never woke up and died Tuesday morning. Read More

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Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) has Current Market Capitalizaion of $534 Million

Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) has Current Market Capitalizaion of $534 Million

The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $28.24. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc . closed its last trading session at $29.65 with the loss of -20.17%. (JUNO) to Neutral by settling a price target of $24 on 2/01/17. The share price of TG Therapeutics, Inc. The stock traded with the volume of 2.82 Million shares in the last trading session. Read More

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Proposed federal budget would devastate cancer research, advocates say

Proposed federal budget would devastate cancer research, advocates say

That reorganization would include eliminating entirely the $70 million Fogarty International Center, which focuses on global health by supporting research on the topic and by training researchers to work in developing countries. However, Census Bureau will be getting an unexpected 7 percent rise, numerous other statistical agencies are also anticipated to be negatively impacted by the Trump administration's budget. Read More

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Is Tea Healthy? Poison Brew Kills San Francisco Woman In Chinatown

Is Tea Healthy? Poison Brew Kills San Francisco Woman In Chinatown

Officials said there is no indication that the people were poisoned intentionally. The second victim is said to be a man in his 30s who remains hospitalized after developing weakness and a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm. The teas had several ingredients, and the ingredients that were common to both tea mixtures are now being tested. Health officials are also testing the other ingredients used to make the teas. Read More

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The alarming amount of salt in supermarket breads

The alarming amount of salt in supermarket breads

A new study has revealed how salt levels have changed since those targets were set, focusing on one of Australia's staple foods - bread. CASH gathered the data on salt levels using FoodSwitch , a free smartphone app whose database contains nutrition information for over 100,000 packaged food and drinks sold across major United Kingdom supermarkets. Read More

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Uber president sticks the knife in as he quits after six months

Jones, according to sources, said that Uber's mounting roster of troubling controversies wasn't what he signed up for, especially after the fact that Kalanick made a decision to survey for a new chief operating officer for aid. He was responsible for Uber's operations, marketing and customer support globally. Uber asked Amit Singhal , a vice president of engineering, to resign, after the company learned he'd failed to disclose an allegation of sexual harassment against him at his former ... Read More

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Nationwide recall of edamame sold at Publix

Nationwide recall of edamame sold at Publix

The product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes . The packaging of their product is white, features a bowl of unshelled edamame, and reads: " Edamame - Soybeans in Pods " on the front. AFC has notified all retail locations of the recall. If you happen to have a package of this edamame, you can return it to the store where you bought it for a full refund. Read More

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'Top Gear America' to return with new cast, new network

'Top Gear America' to return with new cast, new network

Try on for size actor William Fichter of " Prison Break " and "Crash" fame, three-time NHRA Top Fuel drag racing champion drag racer Antron Brown, and British auto scribe Tom "Wookie" Ford. It'll go up against Amazon-produced The Grand Trip , starring former Top Gear UK hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. The news comes just a few weeks after the United Kingdom version of Top Gear restarted with hosts Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris, and Rory Reid. Read More

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New study shows opioid epidemic is putting kids at risk

New study shows opioid epidemic is putting kids at risk

Marcel Casavant , one of the researchers on the study . A second study in the same issue of the journal found that when US teenagers abused prescription opioids, it was often after they'd been given a legitimate prescription. In 2016, the FDA approved a buprenorphine treatment that patients could implant under their skin, which meted out small doses of the drug over a period of several months. Read More

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Resident doctors of Maharashtra hospitals go on mass leave demanding security

Resident doctors of Maharashtra hospitals go on mass leave demanding security

Their anger was triggered when the nurse informed them that the patient - who was before this treated in a private hospital but was brought to the Nashik civil hospital only after his condition worsened there - had died. "It is hard to render patient care services in current situation where the front line resident doctors are the butt of constant abuse and attacks", Praveen Gaikwad, a postgraduate student of medicine, said. Read More

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Billionaire banking boss David Rockefeller dies aged 101

Billionaire banking boss David Rockefeller dies aged 101

Rockefeller, the Standard Oil founder. During the 1970s Rockefeller was chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank and helped settle New York City's financial crisis in the middle of the decade. From 1940 to 1941 he was secretary to New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and in 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in military intelligence in North Africa and France. Read More

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A Toxic Legacy Hangs Over Scotland's Brexit War

The point is that, in the course of the first referendum on Scottish independence, though 55 percent voted no, as opposed to the 45 percent who voted yes, a national consciousness was raised that is not going to sleep any time soon. 'The starting point for consideration is that Scotland would use the pound, ' she said. Mr Brown used his platform at the inaugural Adam Smith Festival of Ideas in Kirkcaldy to target the third way which he says is "critical to the future of our country". Read More

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I love Sunil Grover, he is like my elder brother: Kapil Sharma

I love Sunil Grover, he is like my elder brother: Kapil Sharma

A number of Indian news sites reported last week that Kapil had a fight with Sunil Grover and the former not only argued with the latter but threatened to throw him out of his show. This is the not the first time Sunil and Kapil have been embroiled in a controversy. " Itna to chalta hai bhai (this much is okay)", he added. "It's our family matter and we will sort this out. Read More

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Kansas City woman dies after undergoing cosmetic procedure in Florida

Kansas City woman dies after undergoing cosmetic procedure in Florida

Hall was rushed to Larkin Community Hospital, located just blocks away, where she died about an hour later. Her mother Nicole Hall said her family had tried to talk her daughter out of getting the procedure. At the time of Ms Meadows's death, the business was called Encore and was under different ownership. Ranika Hall, a mother from Missouri, lost consciousness and died during surgery Thursday at Eres Plastic Surgery in Hialeah, Fla ., the same location where 29-year-old Heather ... Read More

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NCAA Tournament 2017: Wichita State coach's wife confronted about cursing

NCAA Tournament 2017: Wichita State coach's wife confronted about cursing

The second-seeded Wildcats escaped Indianapolis with a 65-62 win. "I know that we have the heart of a champion", coach Gregg Marshall said. "But I'm the bad guy for drawing attention to her". 3 seed Baylor defeated No. 11 seed Southern California 82-78 on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament . In a tight game against the super-charged Wildcats, every mistake matters. Read More

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Representing: SEC 7-2 in NCAA Tournament

Representing: SEC 7-2 in NCAA Tournament

SC (24-10): Kotsar 0-3 0-0 0, Silva 6-12 5-5 17, Notice 6-8 3-3 17, Thornwell 6-14 9-12 24, Dozier 5-12 1-1 11, Keita 0-2 0-1 0, Felder 2-5 9-10 15, Gravett 0-3 0-0 0, McKie 2-4 0-0 4. GREENVILLE, S.C. - The Tar Heels scored the final 12 points to avoid a second-round upset at the hands of the Razorbacks at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Read More

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Wenger promises decision on future 'very soon'

Wenger promises decision on future 'very soon'

Wenger, who also said at the post-game press conference that he has already made a decision on his future , has for years denied witnessing controversial incidents in games. "We have to live with that". "In our job, it is like when you have a problem with your engine; you can always find many problems, but is important to find the most important one". Read More

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Republicans revamp United States health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

Ryan however, apparently, believes that Trump has what it takes to clinch the necessary votes, describing the president as " a great closer ", and praising him for negotiating changes to the health care plan. Under Obamacare, insurers can charge only three times more. In an extreme case laid out in the CBO report, a 64-year-old earning $26,500 a year would see yearly premiums rise from $1,700 under the ACA to $14,600 under the Republican plan. Read More

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Trump Seeks Deep Cuts in Education and Science

Trump Seeks Deep Cuts in Education and Science

Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif., chairman of the House subcommittee that handles the EPA's budget, did not embrace Trump's proposal to butcher the agency. It's up to the reliably dysfunctional Congress to come up with a spending plan before the current one expires in late April, and in the end, it's probably not going to be much different from what's allocated now. Read More

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Jayhawks-Spartans Among NCAA Games To Complete Second Round

The Jayhawks will advance to play No. 4 Purdue next weekend. KU led by as many as 11 in the first half and got nine points apiece from Svi Mykhailiuk, Josh Jackson and Mason, as well as nine boards from Lucas. But no doubt Michigan State set out to intimidate KU. Of their 16 conference wins, 11 were by seven points or less. It is a primetime game against one of the best teams int he country, but if you want to be the best you have to beat the best. Read More

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New Zealand: US diplomat expelled amid police inquiry

TVNZ reported White had received a broken nose and a black eye during the mysterious incident. They said they were working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which asked the United States to waive immunity on Monday. Mr McCully says he is satisfied with the way the ministry has conducted the process. Diplomatic immunity, formalised in the 1961 Vienna Convention, means foreign envoys are protected from local law enforcement in the country to which they are posted. Read More

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Tottenham march on without injured Kane

Spurs made the brighter start and created the first chance after only three minutes when Son Heung-Min got behind the defence to fire in a half-volley that was tipped away by Fraser Forster. Shane Long replaced Gabbiadini and, with both teams now without their star strikers, it was the visitors who pulled one back seven minutes into the second half. Read More

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NCAA tournament viewing guide: What, when and where to watch Round 2

Moreover, this is the 31st NCAA Tournament all-time trip for the Spartans. The ninth-seeded Michigan State Spartans are moving on to the second round of the NCAA Tournament . Kamari Murphy leads in rebounds with 7.5 while Newton leads in assists with 3.4 per game. But he had 19 points by halftime in this one, helping the Tar Heels (28-7) quickly eliminate any chance of an unprecedented upset. Read More

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AUDIO: Kansas Prepares for Michigan State

After giving up 10 points on five turnovers, mostly ending in open court lay ins, Michigan State made a decision to protect the basketball. That run set the tone for the remainder of the evening. Cincinnati (30-5) was knocked out the first round a year ago and No. 6 seeds were 0-3 before the Bearcats took the floor, with Maryland, Creighton and SMU all losing to No. Read More

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Brazil hit by rotten meat scandal

According to investigations, 300 companies are committing irregularities including JBS, the largest exporter of beef in the world, and BRF, the largest exporter of processed poultry in the world. On Saturday, JBS and BRF launched a public relations offensive to deflect a crisis that threatens an industry with $12 billion in annual exports. JBS is the world's largest beef exporter, and BRF produces the most poultry in the world. Read More

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Tribe has world's lowest levels of artery hardening

Tribe has world's lowest levels of artery hardening

He is medical director of the Memorial Care Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial, in California. Atherosclerosis is sometimes referred to as "hardening of the arteries" and is a major risk factor for heart disease. About 13 percent of those scanned had low risk, and only 3 percent had moderate or high risk. "There may not be many old Tsimane men with heart disease but that's probably because only the fittest and healthiest Tsimane survive to old age", commented Gavin ... Read More

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CCTV shows 'new suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder'

The new rocket marked the "new birth of the Juche-based rocket industry" state-run news agency KCNA reported, adding that it would help consolidate the country's technological foundation in "world-level" satellite delivery capability. Malaysian police have briefly visited the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. The Interpol notice posted online shows four North Korean men aged between 32 to 56 years old. Read More

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