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Wells Fargo Claws Back $41 Million in Stock From CEO

Based on a review of the bank's regulatory filings, The Times has estimated Stumpf's unvested shares could ultimately have been worth as much as $52 million, though that figure includes the maximum potential value of some awards that are based on the...

Florida Health Officials Report on Response to Zika in Wynwood

Croix has had 60 confirmed cases, up eight from last week, and St. John has seen 20 confirmed cases, up seven. As with the first case reported last month, the Mississippi Department of Health has said the two new cases involve residents who had t...

First suspected cases of Zika virus microcephaly in Thailand, officials investigate

The Zika virus is primarily spread by infected mosquitoes, specifically the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito. All confirmed Zika cases in California have involved people who contracted the virus while traveling outside the United St...

Shimon Peres 'fighting for his life' as condition worsens

Peres, 93, suffered a stroke on September 14, after which he was immediately hospitalized and taken to the Tel HaShomer Medical Center under the supervision of his son-in-law, Dr. On Tuesday, Walden declined to comment in detail, saying only that his...

'Fault in Our Stars' wife, Katie Prager, dies

Her husband, Dalton Prager, 25, passed on Sunday in Missouri. Katie Prager died after developing complications related to the disease and after she received a lung transplant. The couple had been forced to live in separate states in recent years an...

Tweet more with Twitter's new 140 character rule

The site has also been plagued by mixed financial results and dramatic dips in its share price over the past year as user numbers have failed to rise. The limit to 140 characters has been a staple of Twitter since the social network was launched in...

NFL Week 2: Keys to Steelers defense vs. Bengals

To say that these two teams do NOT like each other is a huge understatement, as witnessed in last year's 18-16 Steelers win in the AFC Wild Card game in a driving rain storm in the Queen City, in which star linebacker Vontaze Burfict would be ejec...

Lions, Titans start games - even before kickoff

It all starts up front, where a plethora of talented defensive linemen must learn to work together to pressure opposing quarterbacks. The Lions built off a 6-2 finish to last season by picking up a 39-35 win at Indianapolis last week. Matthew Sta...

Woman who received world's first face transplant dies aged 49

The woman underwent surgery on November 27, 2005, after her pet dog, a Labrador cross breed, attacked her and ripped off much of her face. In 2005, Dinoire received a new chin, nose and lips, from a brain-dead woman. Her doctors noticed swelling an...

Could Medical Marijuana Help Reduce Opioid Abuse?

A Massachusetts Department of Public Health study released Thursday found that 85 percent of the 2,212 people who died from overdoses during the two-year period had used either heroin or fentanyl. The study also states that researchers have chose to ...

Prince William Rushes to the Aid of a Royal Rep

Kate and William will be visiting the school to promote their Heads Together campaign, which they launched in May alongside Prince Harry , in the hopes that it will encourage a healthy discussion surrounding mental health issues in the UK.

2 earthquakes hit South Korea; no reports of serious damage

The 5.8 magnitude quake was the strongest recorded in South Korea , an official at the meteorological agency said. Fourteen people were injured but there were no reports of serious damage, a Ministry of Public Safety and Security official said.

Teen dies from brain-eating amoeba contracted in Md. creek

On August 27, Kerry Stoutenburgh was rushed to hospital due to vomiting and continuous headaches. You've probably heard of the parasite that killed her: Naegleria fowleri . Once in the nose, the amoeba can travel upwards to the brain, which is u...

Bills prepare for Ravens and another suspension

And after serving his apprenticeship, he heads to Baltimore to show the Ravens what they missed out on. His presence in the Ravens secondary was so influential that it even coaxed this out of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, per Mon...

WHO declares Sri Lanka malaria-free in "truly remarkable" achievement

Ministers of Health from the member countries region, including the Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne as well as WHO Regional Director of WHO Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh were present at the function. Malaria is a public health problem in India . ...

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

On TV bashing Trump. While he wrote a year ago that Trump's physical strength and stamina are extraordinary, Bornstein tells NBC that he doesn't think Trump is in any better or worse shape than the average person who exercises daily. "Every time an...

Roche's Zika test gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization

The tropical mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses is found along the southern U.S. Friday's directive lists 11 states that will need to begin screening blood in the next month due to their location or because of the influx of travelers from Z...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Sued: Hepatitis A in Egyptian Berries

Some law firms are in the process of filing multiple suits against Tropical Smoothie Cafe on behalf of the clients inflicted with hepatitis A , in addition to a class action on behalf of those who were vaccinated after having frozen strawberries f...

Medic to test donated blood for Zika virus

Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research in a statement about the announcement . The U.S. blood donation system is massive with about one million units of blood collected from each month. According to FDA chi...

Mosquitoes capable of transmitting Zika found in 7th county

After all, there is presently no vaccine available, so the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommends avoiding mosquito bites. Much of the concern in the media regarding the teratogenicity of Zika virus infection has focused on bra...

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Study links auto crashes to marijuana in states where pot is legal

Mason Tvert, a marijuana legalization advocate and communications director with Marijuana Policy Project, challenged the study's comparison of claims in rural states like Idaho, ...

Trump Expected to Tighten US Cuba Policy

A study shows it could cost us $6.6 billion and affect 12,295 American jobs. President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a revised U.S. Cuba policy that eliminates travel ...

UK leader May strikes tentative deal with N Ireland party

Former Chancellor George Osborne, who previously served in May's cabinet, said her position in the party was heavily weakened, telling the BBC she was a "dead woman walking". ...

Lawmakers approve 3rd casino, MGM to fight in court

There are now two operational casinos in CT , with both of them being located on reservation land . The two Indian tribes would run the East Windsor casino. Democratic Rep. ...

Adults Invited to Join Summer Reading Program at Curwensville Public Library

Throughout the program there will be crafts, various activities and games. The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library started their summer reading programming this week with some exciting ...

India Slams Trump's Charges it Signed Paris Climate Deal for Money

Recalling PM Narendra Modi's statement during his recent Paris visit, Swaraj reiterated: "It is a 5,000-year-old tradition for us to protect and worship nature". Kashmir issue ca...

Gov. Scott, legislative leaders to make announcement

The call, issued by Scott on Friday morning, calls on lawmakers to tackle issues relating to funding for public education, Visit Florida and Enterprise Florida. The downside for ...

Class 10: wide gap in performance of English and Guj-medium

A total of 8374 students have scored above 99 percent in the Gujarat Board GSEB SSC Class 10 examination this year and in totality 84,608 students have scored above 90 percent. You...

The police officer shot dead Queensland road

Now the man, who allegedly shot dead Senior Constable Forte on Monday afternoon, is dead after taking several shots to the chest. Maddison was killed by authorities after fleeing...

Last 3 years have transformed people's lives: PM Modi

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday vowed to continue with the tirade against "benami" property under any circumstances and at any cost so that the resources reco...

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Supreme Court rules NC congressional districts gerrymandered

North Carolina Lawmakers defended the revision of these two districts at least in part by reasoning that they aimed to comply with the Voting Rights Act, a piece of legislation tha...

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party

AAP's former Punjab chief Gurpreet Ghuggi quits party

Comedian-turned-politician Waraich told the media here that he has resigned from the primary membership of the AAP . The former State convener said he resigned in protest agains...

Dunne Speaks - Mental Health

A City and Hackney assessment from last April estimated that 53,000 Hackney residents aged 19-64 have at least one common mental health disorder, of whom around half have depr...

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

YOUTUBE, CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIAFetal lambs that are developmentally similar to human infants born extremely prematurely (as early as at 23 weeks of gestation) can ...

'Going out of business sale' underway at Gander Mountain Niles

'Going out of business sale' underway at Gander Mountain Niles

Camping World, which is headquartered in the Chicago area, has 120 RV centers across the U.S. Camping World officials didn't reply Thursday afternoon to several requests for commen...