• Florida legislature expected to debate medical marijuana at special session
Florida legislature expected to debate medical marijuana at special session

But Senate Health and Human Services Appropriations Chairwoman Anitere Flores, R-Miami, said the new bill calls for spending an additional $100 million in state money, which would draw another $160 million in federal matching funds. But after failing to agree during this spring's regular legislative session on a plan to carry out the medical-mari...

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  • FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller
FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today (June 8) that it has requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals , a drug company, remove the opioid painkiller Opana ER from the drug market. Janet Woodcock , the director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement . From 2000 to 2015, almost 180,000 Ameri...

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  • Man fleeing crash found walking naked down highway, deputies say
Man fleeing crash found walking naked down highway, deputies say

Witnesses told Florida Highway Patrol that Humphries left the scene of the crash and tried to open the door of a Marion County Sheriff's Office vehicle, and ended up ripping off the handle of the door. Witnesses said Humphries then urinated on the vehicle, which belongs to a MCSO deputy. The entire door will likely need to be replaced, police said.

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  • Modi favouring rich, giving farmers only bullets: Rahul
Modi favouring rich, giving farmers only bullets: Rahul

However, the leaders of ptotesting farmers claimed that eight people had died in the police firing. Bus and train services have been disrupted by the ongoing protests. The enquiry that has been ordered will bring out the real truth of the Congress party and its role in perpetrating violence in Mandsaur. "But we are feeling helpless due to the att...

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  • Free meals for children available over the summer
Free meals for children available over the summer

A 9-year-old girl participating in the "Food for Kids Backpack" program says her family really appreciates the help. For some, though, it means uncertainty - a big question rests over where their three meals a day will come from. "In addition to lunch, we'll have activities for the kids", Stahleker said. We're fortunate to live in a community that ...

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  • Nikki Haley Says Trump Believes in Manmade Global Warming
Nikki Haley Says Trump Believes in Manmade Global Warming

On Tuesday, she said the U.S.is "reviewing its participation" in the 47-member Council over its alleged "chronic anti-Israel bias". Haley highlighted the Council's ostracizing of Israel, "a country with a strong human rights record", compared to its stance on Iran who has "an abysmal human rights record".

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  • 4-year-old boy dies of 'dry drowning' days after going swimming
4-year-old boy dies of 'dry drowning' days after going swimming

GoodHousekeeing.com has reached out to the family for comment and will update this post as more information becomes available. Medical experts say dry drowning occurs after a person inhales water, and it can occur hours or even days after swimming or bathing.

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  • Zoe Saldana & Sia Use The Power Of Song & Dance To #endHIV
Zoe Saldana & Sia Use The Power Of Song & Dance To #endHIV

Starring Zoe Saldana and narrated by Julianne Moore , the moving video highlights the grim statistic that HIV/AIDS is the number one killer of women of reproductive age worldwide. She is then transported to a world full of dancers who move around her, with Saldana eventually joining in towards the end of the video with her own emotional dance ro...

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  • WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus
WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus

These are the fist confirmed Zika cases in India . But it could turn out to be deceptively fatal. The World Health Organisation confirmed three cases of Zika . Among the many institutions taking control of the situation, the Indian Council of Medical Research, NIV, Pune , National Center For Disease Control in Delhi, and 25 other laborator...

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  • Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis
Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis

The Pentagon also declined to answer a question about whether Qatar supported terrorism, the accusation made by Arab states who appeared to now have the political backing of the USA president. They accused the tiny Gulf state of harboring extremist groups and suggested Qatari support for the agenda of Saudi Arabia's regional archrival Iran.

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  • Nigerian army says contains Maiduguri Boko Haram attack
Nigerian army says contains Maiduguri Boko Haram attack

The attack happened at a time Tukur Burutai, chief of army staff, was at his official residence in Giwa barracks. This caused a mass exodus of residents in the Jidari and Polo areas of Maiduguri , with some in the clip above partly laying the blame on soldiers stationed in the region who according to them, " just came here to enjoy ".

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  • United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack
United Kingdom police name third man behind London terror attack

Thousands of people attended a vigil for the victims in London on Monday evening. Police also said they had made an overnight raid in east London and arrested a 27-year-old man early yesterday. The couple is thought to have split. Eight people died and dozens were injured in the attack. British officials declined to comment on why his asylu...

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  • Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate
Handel, Ossoff to meet in Georgia congressional debate

Tuesday night's debate, hosted by Atlanta's WSB-TV, put the spotlight on Ossoff and Handel - the two remaining candidates out of an original lineup of 18 - and what has become the most expensive race of its kind in US history. And they were divided on the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare that Republicans passed in the House. Ossoff said n...

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  • Drug Overdose Deaths Surged in 2016, Preliminary Report Shows
Drug Overdose Deaths Surged in 2016, Preliminary Report Shows

A new and even more unsafe aspect of the opioid crisis is the increasing prevalence of extremely potent, illegally manufactured variants of existing drugs, such as fentanyl . Many believe providing more access to the drug will help stabilize the rate of deaths related to overdoses, including Dr. Thomas Frieden, M.D., CDC director, who penned an...

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  • MTV star Danny Dias found dead in apartment
MTV star Danny Dias found dead in apartment

On Monday, he went to the apartment to check in on Dias when he found his body. Investigators are reportedly now treating his death as a possible suicide. NY police have confirmed the death but no cause has been disclosed. "There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing", police said in a statement.

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  • INC (MRK) Position Maintained by Panagora Asset Management Inc
INC (MRK) Position Maintained by Panagora Asset Management Inc

It has underperformed by 26.20% the S&P500. The Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc holds 214,946 shares with $12.65M value, up from 2,461 last quarter. Duncker Streett & owns 50,446 shares or 0.99% of their United States portfolio. (NYSE:PHM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: "Ex-Dividend Reminder: Lancaster Colony, PulteGroup and C...

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  • Inside Paul Ryan's fundraising plan to keep the House majority
Inside Paul Ryan's fundraising plan to keep the House majority

House Republican leaders are asking senators to agree to remove more than $150 million they want to spend in Louisiana's budget next year, the House's initial offer in negotiations over a final version of the $28 billion-plus spending plan ahead of Thursday's end of the legislative session.

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  • Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack
Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

The US President said in a tweet this afternoon: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". Mr Khan, a Muslim, has previously criticised the president's plans to temporarily restrict travel to the U.S. from six mainly Muslim countries. It appears to be a response to Khan's reac...

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  • Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'
Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

But the Cavs, led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , returned to Cleveland and blew the Warriors off the court in Game 3 - 120-90. After putting all of OKC on his shoulders with a clear sight of one of the biggest upsets in playoff history, Durant crushed the city and organization less than two months later with a swift departure, and foun...

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  • U.S. intelligence wants to make a key foreign surveillance law permanent
U.S. intelligence wants to make a key foreign surveillance law permanent

The Kremlin denies USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow tried to tilt the election campaign in Trump's favor, including by hacking into the emails of senior Democrats. Coats' testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been scheduled for weeks, an event that was already expected to kick off two days of blockbuster hearings.

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  • China And Europe Working With States On Climate Change
China And Europe Working With States On Climate Change

President Trump's withdrawal from the agreement last week stunned the world, and now USA local and state governments, along with businesses and investors have reacted by pledging to honour the agreement regardless of the Trump administration's announcement .

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  • Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself
Woman on trial for 'encouraging' boyfriend to kill himself

Prosecutors say Michelle Carter sent dozens of text messages to Conrad Roy in 2014 pressuring him to go through with killing himself. Texts show he wavered in his plan to follow through with the suicide, at one point getting out of his pick-up truck.

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  • DEA warns police of accidental overdose risks in drug fight
DEA warns police of accidental overdose risks in drug fight

Preliminary data suggests the number of drug overdose deaths could be even higher - close to 60,000 deaths - in 2016, Mr. Rosenstein said. The video features two New Jersey officers who were sickened merely by handling the drug. "Fentanyl exposure can injure or kill innocent law enforcement officers and other first responders", Rosenstein said. "...

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  • Tram service restored at Orlando airport gates
Tram service restored at Orlando airport gates

A detour has been put in place using the tram for gates 1-29. Orlando police and airport security are investigating a suspicious vehicle at Orlando International Airport. Police said no threat was found at the Orlando Intl. Airport officials say the vehicle was in a parking area not accessible to the general public and that canine officers had ...

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  • Florida lawmakers once again tackle medical marijuana legislation
Florida lawmakers once again tackle medical marijuana legislation

Shevrin Jones, D-West Park. While school officials can anticipate more money in the education budget thanks to this week's special session , some local agencies felt the scratch of Scott's veto pen. Asked what's next, County Councilman Pat Patterson - a 10-year veteran of the Legislature - said, "Go back next year and ask for the same thing". ...

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  • West Nile Discovered in OKC Area
West Nile Discovered in OKC Area

Some years, human cases have been reported in Skokie and other nearby areas as well. They will continue to trap and test mosquitoes periodically. Technicians will carry out larval and adult control as necessary in the surrounding area in an effort to reduce the number of mosquitoes and interrupt further transmission of the virus.

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  • Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP
Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

Among them is raising the debt ceiling to avoid defaulting on the nation's bills, always a thorny political lift. "If the Republicans will set aside this partisan, gun-at-your-head kind of approach, we stand ready , if they're willing to do that, to work cooperatively with them", Oregon Sen.

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  • America's Got Talent: Simon Cowell hits Golden Buzzer as auditions continue
America's Got Talent: Simon Cowell hits Golden Buzzer as auditions continue

Mandy Harvey took the stage , and she had her interpreter with her. Getting back to Mandy's audition, she revealed to America's Got Talent judges that she sings with muscle memory using visual tuners and trusting her pitch. She performed a song that she wrote herself, called "Try". "Harvey also removes her shoes when she's performing to "[f...

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  • A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London terror attacks
A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London terror attacks

Guy's and St Thomas' hospital has confirmed that London attack victim Kirsty Boden was one of its nurses. The other three missing since the attack are 36-year-old French chef Sebastien Belanger , 21-year-old Australian Sara Zelenak and 39-year-old Spanish banker Ignacio Echeverria .

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  • U2 expands 'The Joshua Tree' tour
U2 expands 'The Joshua Tree' tour

U2 will perform its first Metro Detroit concert in more than a decade when the group brings its Joshua Tree Tour 2017 to Ford Field on September 3, promoters announced Tuesday morning. The band played two shows in Chicago last weekend. Tickets, $66-$251, go on sale Friday, June 9. Ticket prices start at $35. Tickets will also be available onl...

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  • Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst
Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst

The two got into a confrontation, prompting Fletcher to stand up. The 21-year-old was stabbed in the neck during the May 26 attack. Court officials made the hearing earlier and banned livestreaming in an effort to avoid the chaos that erupted at Christian's first court appearance.

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  • Third London terror attacks suspect could be Italian-Moroccan Youssef Zaghba
Third London terror attacks suspect could be Italian-Moroccan Youssef Zaghba

A second attacker was named as Rachid Redouane , a 30-year-old who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Youssef Zaghba called his mother last Thursday to say goodbye. Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. It had been set at "critical" in the days after ...

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  • TOP of Korean band BIGBANG hospitalised due to drug overdose
TOP of Korean band BIGBANG hospitalised due to drug overdose

K-Pop star T.O.P. has reportedly been hospitalized after a suspected drug overdose, the Korea Herald reports . Police said the singer is stable but in intensive care. The singer, who enlisted in the military early this year, was expelled on Monday, June 5, after he admitted to smoking marijuana. "I have no excuses and deserve any kind of punis...

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  • Classic Empire to miss Belmont with foot abscess
Classic Empire to miss Belmont with foot abscess

The favourite for the Belmont was Classic Empire at +193. Classic Empire was coming off a runner-up finish in the Preakness on May 20 after being fourth in the Kentucky Derby . Yes, I like Irish War Cry . I picked that colt to finish second at the Kentucky Derby. "I just want him to show what Irish War Cry can do with his best race".

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