Monsanto Loses Roundup Cancer Trial to the Tune of $80 Million

A federal jury in California has awarded $80 million to a man who said Monsanto herbicide Roundup was a “substantial factor” in him developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, CNN reported on Wednesday. It’s a major blow to the chemical manufacturer and its parent company, German chemical giant Bayer AG, which are facing…Read more...
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The Irish Charm Behind a Huge L.G.B.T. Club in Brooklyn

Brenda Breathnach owns 3 Dollar Bill as well as the Phoenix, a gay dive bar in the East Village.
Tags: News, Brooklyn, Phoenix, Parties (Social, Bars and Nightclubs, Huge L G B T Club, Brenda Breathnach

Mathews scores 44 to carry Lipscomb over NC State 94-93

Garrison Mathews posts a career-high 44 points as Lipscomb narrowly defeats North Carolina State 94-93 in the NIT quarterfinals            [Author: AP]
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Smollett saga shook public trust, heightened racial tensions

In the two months since Jussie Smollett reported a late-night attack by assailants shouting racial and anti-gay slurs, the “Empire” actor and activist went from victim to defendant. Police and many in the black community rallied to his defense before condemning his account as a hoax. On Tuesday, Smollett was a defendant no more after […]
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We need a better approach to Whatsapp and traceability

It’s disingenuous when the Indian government says that they want traceability but “not at the cost of encryption or privacy.” Traceability is bound to be at the cost of privacy, even if it means getting meta-data. And, when it comes to Whatsapp, traceability is likely to be at the cost of... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Government, Messaging, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Surveillance, Policy, Surveillance reform, Safe Harbor, Intermediary Liability

Whincup opens up on Triple Eight ownership impact

Jamie Whincup has opened up on the impact of his Triple Eight buy-in, admitting he's 'lifted his eyes' since taking a stake in the squad.
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Tariffs force Alaska seafood industry to look beyond China

KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Chinese tariffs are forcing the seafood industry in Alaska to look for markets beyond the Asian giant. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday that the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute is exploring how to expand the Alaska seafood brand in response to a 25 percent tariff on Pacific Northwest seafood imposed by […]
Tags: News, China, Ap, Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Northwest, Kodiak Alaska, Kodiak Daily Mirror, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute

James Comey Says Trump Possibly Obstructed Justice

The former FBI chief said he was baffled by the special counsel's decision not to make a judgment on this question.
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Comey Reacts To Mueller Report, Says Trump Possibly Obstructed Justice

The former FBI chief said he was baffled by the special counsel's decision not to make a judgment on this question.
Tags: News, Fbi, Trump Possibly Obstructed Justice

Report: Tyronn Lue called Luke Walton, said Lakers have not reached out about coaching job

The Los Angeles Lakers are set to miss the playoffs this season, marking the first time that LeBron James has missed the postseason since 2005. Naturally, Lakers fans aren't happy about it — and many have called for Lakers president Magic Johnson to replace coach Luke Walton. In nearly three seasons, Walton has compiled a 94-144 record and failed to reach the postseason once.
Tags: News, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Magic Johnson, Lakers, Walton, Luke Walton, Tyronn Lue, Naturally Lakers

Osetkowski scores 15 to lift Texas by Colorado 68-55 in NIT

Dylan Osetkowski records 15 points as Texas beats Colorado 68-55 in the NIT quarterfinals            [Author: AP]
Tags: Texas, News, Colorado, Ap, Osetkowski, Dylan Osetkowski

Texas cemetery caretaker finds body of baby girl in a flowerpot, police say

A cemetery worker in Texas found the body of an infant buried in a flowerpot. Test results to determine if the infant was born alive are pending.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Jury Has Awarded $80 Million in Damages in a Case Tying Roundup Weed Killer to Cancer

Edwin Hardeman proved that Roundup lacked sufficient cancer warnings
Tags: News, California, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime, Edwin Hardeman

Here's the real reason NASA's first all-female spacewalk is not happening

A Delaware engineer who helps makes NASA's spacesuits says the all-female spacewalk was not canceled because nobody packed an extra medium suit.            [Author: Delaware News Journal]
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China says probing more people after former Interpol chief's fall

China's Public Security Ministry said it would conduct further investigations into its own senior ranks late on Wednesday after a decision to prosecute former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, and warned that disloyalty to the Communist Party would not be tolerated. China had announced earlier on Wednesday that an investigation had found Meng spent "lavish" amounts of state funds, abused his power and refused to follow party decisions, and that he had been expelled from the party and sacked as depu...
Tags: News, France, China, Interpol, Communist Party, Meng, Meng Hongwei, China s Public Security Ministry

Trump: Mueller probe was 'attempted takeover of our government'

President Donald Trump railed against special counsel Robert Mueller's now-completed investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Wednesday, calling it an "attempted takeover of our government."
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Trump says Mueller probe was an 'attempted takeover of our government'

President Donald Trump railed against special counsel Robert Mueller's now-completed investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Wednesday, calling it an "attempted takeover of our government."
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Colbert Reveals The Mueller Report’s Surprising Effect On Trump’s Popularity

The "Late Show" host does some Mueller math.
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Jussie Smollett legal team: Prosecutors flip-flopping on why they dropped charges

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s legal team lashed out at prosecutors, arguing the Cook County State’s Attorney has “flip-flopped” in its comments about their client.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Canada: Traders General Insurance Company v Gibson: Injury Claim By Tenant Against Homeowner Is Not Excluded, As A Person Residing In The Household, Even When It's Her Daughter - Theall Group LLP

An Ontario court recently found that a personal injury claim, by a daughter against her mother, was covered by homeowner's insurance.
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Lawyer X: senior police were warned about risk to prosecutions, inquiry told

Assistant commissioner Neil Paterson says Nicola Gobbo was registered to bring down ‘Mokbel family’ membersJunior officers in Victoria police warned that using barrister Nicola Gobbo as a police informer risked jeopardising future prosecutions more than a decade ago.But senior ranks, including future chief commissioner Simon Overland, paid no attention to the suspicions about using the informant known as Lawyer X, a royal commission was told on Thursday. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia news, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Mokbel, Law (Australia, Lawyer X, Nicola Gobbo, Neil Paterson, Simon Overland

Pastrnak's hat trick carries Bruins past Rangers 6-3

David Pastrnak had three goals and two assists for a career-high five points, sending the Boston Bruins to a 6-3 victory over the New York Rangers            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Rangers, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Bruins, David Pastrnak

Stars and Bites - Barkley's heavy criticism of LaVar Ball

Charles Barkley had some very harsh words for LaVar Ball. While discussing the fallout of Big Baller Brand, Barkley attacked LaVar for trying to quote "piggy back" off son Lonzo's success.
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Jury awards $80 million in damages in Monsanto case

A U.S. jury has awarded $80 million in damages to a California man in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Monsanto's Roundup weed killer caused his cancer. The agribusiness giant says it will appeal the decision. (March 27)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, California, Ap, Monsanto

As anniversary looms, Gaza protests bring bloodshed but scarce gains

Palestinians in Gaza will on Saturday mark a year since mass protests and deadly clashes began along the Israeli border, with a demonstration expected to draw thousands and bring tensions to boiling point. The anniversary falls only days after another severe flare-up between Hamas and Israel, with a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip that sparked retaliatory air strikes. Israel also holds elections on April 9 and is seeking to avoid a major escalation before then.
Tags: News, Israel, Gaza, Hamas, Gaza Strip

Trump calls for release of classified documents tied to Russia probe in Fox News interview

Trump said Wednesday he intends to release classified documents the FBI used to launch a probe of Russian interference in the 2016.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Russia, Fbi, Fox News, Usa Today, Trump

Overlooked No More: Bessie Blount, Nurse, Wartime Inventor and Handwriting Expert

Blount invented a feeding device and taught amputee veterans to write with their teeth and their feet. She later became a forensic handwriting analyst.
Tags: News, New Jersey, Blacks, Handwriting, Blount, Race and Ethnicity, Inventions and Patents, Nursing and Nurses, Biographical Information, Past Tense, Bessie Blount

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