Bayer, Monsanto try to create global chemical and ag giant

Bayer is paying $128 (£97) per share for Monsanto , a 44% premium on its price in May before a proposed deal was announced. Also on the call between the two companies, Hugh Grant, Monsanto's CEO, said "the overlap is quite small, with a few obv... More..

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by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bill Clinton to leave board of foundation health project

Clinton is kicking off a Labor Day campaign swing to OH and Iowa on a new campaign plane large enough to accommodate her traveling press corp. First discovered by the Daily Caller , what Bill Clinton to...More..

Ohio boy seen in 'heroin car photo' gets new home
by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Ohio boy seen in 'heroin car photo' gets new home

A four-year-old boy found in the back seat of a auto where his grandparents were passed out is now living in SC. If police had not intervened, the parents - identified as 50-year-old Rhonda Pasek , whose tod...More..

by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Zika virus cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

First identified and spread in Africa and America, this virus is now a big concern as it, at the moment, continues to spread in Asia. So far Zika has not been found in any of these Australian mosquito populat...More..

by | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bayer-Monsanto Combination Likely Too Big in U.S. Cottonseed

Monsanto agreed to sell itself to Bayer for $128 per share in cash, yet its shares hovered around $107 Wednesday, reflecting investor uncertainty about regulators. "And the only way that can be done is with ...More..

Hillary Clinton Calls Donald Trump's Interview on Russian TV 'Unseemly'
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton Calls Donald Trump's Interview on Russian TV 'Unseemly'

Pence said, "the men and women who support Donald Trump's campaign are hard-working Americans: Farms, coal miners, teachers, veterans, members of our law enforcement community". Trump's charge is that Clinton...More..

Half of Trump supporters are in basket of deplorables: Hillary Clinton
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Half of Trump supporters are in basket of deplorables: Hillary Clinton

For months, Trump's supporters have tried to make the case that Clinton is physically unfit for the White House, citing a concussion she sustained in December 2012 after fainting. Clinton leads Trump 46 per c...More..

Doug Ford to make 'very exciting' announcement at family home in Etobicoke
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Doug Ford to make 'very exciting' announcement at family home in Etobicoke

Doug Ford says they were working on it when Rob Ford was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. "Look forward to seeing your names in one of these books", he told the reporters in attendance. "You can't throw stones at...More..

Pakistan PM dedicates Eid-al-Azha to 'sacrifices' of Kashmiris
by | Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Pakistan PM dedicates Eid-al-Azha to 'sacrifices' of Kashmiris

I pray that Allah Almighty bless all of us with real pleasures of Eid-ul-Azha and enable us to understand and perform this great reverence of sacrifice in its true spirit. A four-tier security system will be in...More..

by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

How Trump Foundation Spends Other People's Money

Fahrenthold, who has been running a series of excellent articles on the newspaper's difficulty in finding evidence that Trump is almost as charitable as he claims to be. Trump also used foundation money to fulf...More..

by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Greening takes dovish tone on government's schools plan

There are now 163 grammar schools in England, out of more than 3,000 state secondary schools. But Ms Greening told the House of Commons there would be no return to the "simplistic" division of children into...More..

Abby Wambach spent years of her playing career abusing vodka and pills
by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Abby Wambach spent years of her playing career abusing vodka and pills

She was arrested on April 3 for failing a sobriety test after running a red light in Portland, Ore. "Because if I don't get so publicly shamed and publicly humiliated, I don't think I wake up", she told the AP....More..

by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Taylor Swift Lays Claim to Calvin Harris Song

Swift did not miss the chance to express her delight in seeing Hadid walk for one of the most popular clothing brands of today . The song was the opening track at the Tommy Hilfiger show, and - ex-boyfrien...More..

by | Sunday, September 11, 2016

Syria Cease-Fire Plan Reached, U.S. And Russia Announce

Turkey, which launched its first major military incursion into Syria two and half weeks ago, has said it is preparing to provide humanitarian aid to the northern city of Aleppo in conjunction with the United Na...More..

Minnesota fires wrestling coach after athletes drug scandal
by | Friday, September 09, 2016

Minnesota fires wrestling coach after athletes drug scandal

Police declined to file charges in the case, citing a lack of evidence. "Hennepin County did not charge him", Johnson said as reported by Marcus Fuller and Joe Christensen of the Star Tribune , "but it was f...More..

Zika Virus: Malaysia Confirms First Case In Pregnant Woman
by | Thursday, September 08, 2016

Zika Virus: Malaysia Confirms First Case In Pregnant Woman

Zika infections in pregnant women cause microcephaly, a serious birth defect in which the head and the brain of the child are undersized along with many other abnormalities. Zika has been spiralling in Singapor...More..

DPHHS: 1st death caused by West Nile Virus in Montana in 2016
by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

DPHHS: 1st death caused by West Nile Virus in Montana in 2016

State health officials said Tuesday that the case brings to six the number of West Nile cases reported in Montana. Experts expect the total cases to outpace a year ago, which saw 783 reported in California. D...More..

Congress returning for abbreviated session
by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Congress returning for abbreviated session

Republicans are scrambling to hold onto their Senate edge as presidential nominee Donald Trump lags in the polls, and several embattled GOP incumbent senators, like Sens. Almost 90 percent of Democrats support ...More..

First face transplant patient dies at 49
by | Wednesday, September 07, 2016

First face transplant patient dies at 49

It is unclear whether her death was related to the transplant she received 11 years ago. Dinoire suffered catastrophic injuries to her face in May 2005 after her Labrador attacked her while she was sleeping. ...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

FDA bans antiseptic chemicals from soaps; no proof they work

It's a major victory for many people who believe antibacterial ingredients do more harm than good. In addition to giving manufacturers one year to remove the ingredients from all products on sale, the FDA gav...More..

by | Monday, September 05, 2016

Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter's drug company

As other lawmakers demand answers in controversy surrounding the drastic price increase of EpiPens in recent years, Senator Joe Manchin, whose daughter runs the company which produces EpiPens, has remained sile...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Senior medics wade into junior doctors strike row

Referencing "record levels of funding", and stating there are "more doctors now in the NHS than we've seen in its history", she said "the Government is putting patients first". Former health minister and Lib De...More..

by | Saturday, September 03, 2016

Vikings GM says other teams have made laughable QB trade requests

Over the past two years, though, that magnetic element of Bridgewater's personality, the quiet confidence that helped him go 18-14 as a starter, began to win over the Vikings' locker room. They won the NFC Nort...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Utah's adult obesity rate down 1.2 percent

The report , from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation , also found some evidence the obesity epidemic may be starting to slow. "Minnesota's obesity rate is markedly lower th...More..

by | Friday, September 02, 2016

Brazos County Health Department confirms second Zika virus case

The illness spreads from people to mosquitoes to people again through bites, but the insects do not spread the disease among their own population, and their lifespan is just a few weeks. Indonesian Health Minis...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

FBI Recovers Previously Undisclosed Benghazi-Related Clinton Emails

The Clintons appear belatedly to have recognized their political peril. At least 40 of them donated more than $100,000 each, and 20 gave more than $1 million. Instead, the AP story relies on the notion, popul...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump Announces 'Major Speech' on Immigration

Kellyanne is Kellyanne Conway, the pollster who was promoted to campaign manager by Trump two weeks ago. Across the Sunday news shows, a parade of Trump stand-ins, led by vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, c...More..

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

Clinton's plan would encourages states to lift these restrictions. This is an area where some Republicans may be willing to work with Clinton should she win the White House in November. It would update block gr...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

French official: Calais border deal with United Kingdom must be changed

Mr Bertrand said under his plan anyone rejected would be deported directly to their country of origin. In 2003 Britain and France agreed to the Touquet accord, under which French officials can check passports...More..

India, US set to sign key logistics agreement
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

India, US set to sign key logistics agreement

India and the US are expected to formally sign the long pending Logistics agreement as Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar departed on a four-day visit to the usa, his second in eight months. The India-US Defence...More..

More parents believe vaccines are unnessary
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

More parents believe vaccines are unnessary

Among doctors who are members of the nation's largest organization of pediatricians , 87 percent have been challenged in the past year by parents who refused to have their children immunized, up from 75 percen...More..

Clinton Foundation Official Requests State Lunch Favors, Emails Show
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Clinton Foundation Official Requests State Lunch Favors, Emails Show

After all, it's not as if the prospect of questions about self-dealing did not occur at the time. She was forwarded messages that had no classification warning atop them, marked only in the body of the text by ...More..

by | Monday, August 29, 2016

Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

It was a little bit of a struggle with the putter.”. “I was not hitting it well the first nine holes, but I hung in there. They included New Zealand's world No. Despite carding her best round of the week thus f...More..

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss at least 2 more races
by | Saturday, August 27, 2016

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss at least 2 more races

Alex Bowman, who substituted for Earnhardt at New Hampshire, will resume driving duties for the No. 88 at MI, while Jeff Gordon, who drove Earnhardt's auto in the last four races, will take over at Darlington. ...More..

by | Friday, August 26, 2016

Networks Silent on Clinton Aide's Ties to Radical Muslim Journal

However, the Clintons have either ignored charges or long denied Huma Abedin , herself, was a sympathizer. While many reporters have searched for smoking gun evidence of quid pro quo in the 55,000 pages of...More..

Health department to spray for mosquitoes near Fourth Avenue
by | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Health department to spray for mosquitoes near Fourth Avenue

All donated blood is tested for West Nile Virus and does not pose a risk for those receiving blood. It's important to note that all the positive tests to date in the City of Lewisville have been in mosquito...More..

Mislabeled Pills Found at Prince's Estate Contained Powerful Painkiller Fentanyl
by | Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Mislabeled Pills Found at Prince's Estate Contained Powerful Painkiller Fentanyl

Investigators now believe Prince may have been unaware he was taking fentanyl before his death, according to The Washington Post . However, according to DEA report , illegally manufactured fentanyl pil...More..

by | Monday, August 22, 2016

CDC Warns Against Miami Beach Travel After More Zika Hits Florida

And in a news release yesterday, the ministry reminded citizens about four out of five infected people will not show any symptoms of the Zika virus and only "high-risk" cases are confirmed by CARPHA. "We are pr...More..

African Star Hands Spurs Victory Over Palace
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

African Star Hands Spurs Victory Over Palace

Pochettino did not blame the fixtures for Lloris' injury, but did complain loudly about the lack of time off between the end of Euro 2016 and the start of the new season. I understand that it's business - our ...More..

by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Skyrocketing EpiPen Price Puts Allergy Sufferers at Risk

Dr. Leickly cited one reason for the price increase could be a result of the only competitor in the market, Auvi-Q, stopping production a few years ago following a recall . The company remarketed the decades-o...More..

Inbee Park wins gold in Olympic golf, silver for Lydia Ko
by | Sunday, August 21, 2016

Inbee Park wins gold in Olympic golf, silver for Lydia Ko

She is the youngest player to win two major championships. There was a time on Saturday when it looked like Americans could occupy two spots on the Olympic podium. But Park took a 4-shot lead with a birdie on...More..

Bananas could be wiped out by fungal disease
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Bananas could be wiped out by fungal disease

There is extensive monitoring of the banana population, and molecular diagnostic tests to determine if the fungal disease reappears, Professor Drenth said. The attacking fungi then produce enzymes to break down...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Paul Manafort quits Trump campaign

He added: "Too much is at stake for us to be consumed with these issues". Trump did not cite any examples of such remarks. Donald Trump's new campaign manager says his expression of remorse for making offen...More..

Calcium supplements link to dementia in some women
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Calcium supplements link to dementia in some women

The researchers found that the women who took calcium supplement had twice the risk of dementia compared with women who did not. Of the 450 women who got brain scans, 71 percent had white-matter lesions, whic...More..

Facebook appeal bags T-shirts for girl with autism
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Facebook appeal bags T-shirts for girl with autism

So people all over the country are helping track down the rare shirt for the little girl who has autism. She offered to pay for the shirt and for all shipping costs to any kind soul willing to send her that shi...More..

by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

For Pete's Sake, Don't Sleep or Swim in Your Contact Lenses

The CDC reports that improper use of contact lenses can lead to eye damage. The patients in those injuries said they either had a scarred cornea, needed a corneal transplant or suffered a reduction in visio...More..

Sign with message about students' forgotten lunch goes viral
by | Saturday, August 20, 2016

Sign with message about students' forgotten lunch goes viral

The school posted a photo of the sign on its Facebook page with the caption: "Welcome to Catholic High". "We're trying to make sure kids don't go to the default switch of calling mom or dad to fix it", says...More..

SLO County resident tests positive for West Nile Virus
by | Friday, August 19, 2016

SLO County resident tests positive for West Nile Virus

To ward off mosquitoes, health officials recommend applying insect repellant; wearing protective clothing; repairing or replacing broken screens in homes; eliminating all standing water near homes; and frequent...More..

Benton County woman confirmed as first 2016 West Nile death
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Benton County woman confirmed as first 2016 West Nile death

Boissevain added that there is no local transmission of the Zika virus here in CT. "All 5,281 catch basins were treated". Recovery can take weeks or months, and some individuals will have long lasting impairmen...More..

Watch Women's Golf Tee Off at Rio Olympics
by | Thursday, August 18, 2016

Watch Women's Golf Tee Off at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - Several of the players competing in the women's Olympic golf tournament have been in Brazil for well over a week. But either could just as easily hang around long enough to be in the hunt fo...More..