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Rare Polio-Like Illness Strikes 6 Minnesota Children

October 7, 2018 |

A rare condition known for its polio-like effects has been diagnosed in six Minnesota children since mid-September. Per CNN , the condition is called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, and damages the body’s nervous system. While uncommon, AFM is serious and can lead to paralysis or even death. The state usually…
Newser

CNN

India strikes down sexist adultery law: ‘Husband is not the master of the wife’

September 27, 2018 |

India’s top court has abolished a colonial-era law criminalizing extramarital sex, in a landmark ruling campaigners have hailed as a victory for women’s rights.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Judge Strikes Down 95-Year-Old Calif. Gun Law

September 12, 2018 |

A US judge on Tuesday struck down a nearly century-old California law that banned handgun ads at gun shops, saying the state failed to show it would prevent suicides or crime. The 1923 law banned any handgun ads at gun shops that were visible from outside the store. State officials…
Newser

MannKind strikes deal for inhalable hypertension treatment, sending stock soaring

September 4, 2018 |

With a new deal to collaborate on an inhalable hypertension drug, the executives at Southern California drugmaker MannKind Corp. can breathe a little easier about the company’s finances.

The agreement with biotechnology firm United Therapeutics Corp. could provide MannKind — founded by Los Angeles…


L.A. Times – Business

CNN

Powerful quake strikes off Venezuelan coast

August 22, 2018 |

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck Tuesday near Yaguaraparo, off the northeastern coast of Venezuela, according to the US Geological Survey.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Heineken Strikes Multibillion-Dollar China Deal

August 6, 2018 |

Heineken announced a tie-up with China’s biggest brewer as it looks to tap drinkers in the world’s largest beer market by volume, where it has until now had a minimal presence.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

More than 90 killed after 6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Lombok Island, near Bali

August 6, 2018 |

A powerful earthquake near the popular tourist mecca of Bali killed at least 91 people and wounded hundreds more, damaging thousands of homes and other buildings as people were seen running into the streets screaming.
FOX News

TMZ

Blake Griffin Strikes Child Support Deal with Brynn Cameron in Custody Battle

August 1, 2018 |

Blake Griffin has reached a truce with baby mama Brynn Cameron in their nasty custody fight — striking a deal on child support payment and custody right before they were set to go to trial.  Blake and Brynn had 2 children together during their…

TMZ.com

NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to provide data to bettors

July 31, 2018 |

The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country.
FOX News

Nerve Agent That Sickened Former Spy Strikes Again

July 4, 2018 |

For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England’s Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, British police confirmed late Wednesday. The country’s chief counterterrorism police officer says tests at Britain’s defense laboratory had confirmed what…
Newser