by | December 20, 2017 | 21:33

The gold medalist alleges she signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a financial settlement to keep her from speaking out about Nassar - as part of the USOC's effort to hide "known and suspected sexual abusers". Nassar admitted in his guilty pleas that these "treatments" were in fact criminal sexual abuse. The agreement was inked just a few months after the first public accusations against Dr.

by | December 20, 2017 | 10:37

On Dec. 18, the first prototype of the V-280 Valor , registration N280BH, performed its first flight at Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center . In a news release, Bell said the flight was a milestone that represents "exceptional progress" on development.

by | December 20, 2017 | 05:04

The research in question would involve tweaking viruses to make them more lethal. Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, says that gain-of-function studies "have done nearly nothing to improve our preparedness for pandemics - yet they risked creating an accidental pandemic".

by | December 20, 2017 | 03:36

President Barack Obama created DACA in 2012 through executive action. But then President Obama created the DACA program, which changed everything for Dhalla and almost 800,000 young people like her: she was able to obtain a work permit, which enabled her to buy a home, pay off her student loans and start a small business.

by | December 20, 2017 | 02:25

In the letter, Igbokwe cited prior irreconcilable differences among factions of the PDP spanning from his Ward, Constituency up to the national level upon which basis he stopped being a card-carrying member, noting that he resigned his membership since January, 2017.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:26

Canadian Blood Services is calling on all eligible blood donors this holiday season . All blood types are needed. A traumatic event like a auto accident could use up to 50 donors worth of blood. Kelly received 43 units of blood and platelets. Canadians who are unable to give blood can give financially, and can encourage others in their networks to give blood on their behalf.

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:23

About 6,000 people have LCA worldwide, including 1,000 to 2,000 people in the United States. It's the first gene therapy approved in the United States for a disease caused by mutations in a specific gene, and only the third gene therapy ever approved.

by | December 19, 2017 | 20:12

While homeopathic drugs should be regulated in the same way as any other drug, the FDA created a special dispensation in 1988 allowing homeopathic drugs to be distributed in the United States without regular approval. The FDA said it intends to focus its enforcement actions on products that have the greatest potential for risk. The agency also has issued warnings about homeopathic asthma products that don't work and other cures that contain potentially toxic ingredients, such as strychnine.

by | December 19, 2017 | 20:07

See an allergy specialist for the flu shot .Give special flu shots that don't contain traces of egg.Require longer-than-normal observation periods after the shot.Ask about egg allergy before giving the vaccine. "Egg allergy primarily affects young children, who are also particularly vulnerable to the flu", Kelso added. "Illnesses like flu spread easily within families and because of the nature of nurseries, playgroups and the school environment, toddlers and children are often in very ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 18:46

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $154.59. About 1.24M shares traded. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The stock of Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System accumulated 81,100 shares. After $2.23 actual EPS reported by Gilead Sciences, Inc .

by | December 19, 2017 | 18:15

Trump was anxious that Gorsuch would not be "loyal", one of the sources told the Post . Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) in a meeting that he believed Trump's attacks on the judicial system were "disheartening" and "demoralizing". "Your address to Congress was magnificent", Gorsuch wrote to the president in a note obtained by the Post . "The process obviously caused frustration, but that frustration was compounded by the fact that Gorsuch had sent him a personal letter that he never received", ...

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:49

At the CDC, a senior career official in the office that oversees formulation of the agency's budget told participants last week that certain words in budget narratives were being sent back to the agency because of problematic words that had been "flagged", according to an analyst who took part in the meeting and whose job includes crafting budget-related documents.

by | December 19, 2017 | 01:34

The army in the statement, however, confirmed that four persons died in the attack. "WFP confirmed that a convoy escorted by the Nigerian Military including WFP hired trucks were subject of attack by armed groups, 35 km southwest of Ngala in Borno, on December 16", he added.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:24

This marks an increase on the previous global estimate of 250 000 - 500 000, which dates from over ten years ago and covered all influenza-related deaths, including cardiovascular disease or diabetes. The flu is now considered to be widespread in CT, according to health officials. Close by states SC and MS are now experiencing high activity. Public Health still has 400 of the 3,000 vaccines it purchased available and 40 free vaccines for school-age children.

by | December 18, 2017 | 16:35

The ruling BJP was on Monday set to retain power in Gujarat, while the Congress again settled for second place but with an improved showing. "All beware, this is a big threat to Indian democracy". This matter should be closed once and for all as it is tried and tested. Former chief election commissioners N. Gopalaswami and Naveen Chawla have also said that they believe EVMs can not be tampered with.

by | December 18, 2017 | 15:37

He also alleged that there had been attempts to hack EVMs using its "source code" in the Patidar-dominated and tribal areas of the State. The BJP has governed Gujarat for two decades. "That was our target", Mr Rupani has said, confident that a slight drop in the percentage of people who voted in the 2017 elections as compared to the 2012 elections would not adversely impact the BJP's performance.

by | December 18, 2017 | 09:51

The mansion was reportedly in the process of being sold and it was a real estate agent who first found the bodies when the Shermans missed an appointment with her. Our community is steeped in grief. Chair Brent Belzberg said the couple's commitment to their community, "unwavering philanthropic leadership and heartfelt commitment to making a difference" was palpable in every interaction he had with them.

by | December 18, 2017 | 07:53

Sacramento's six made free throws were also a season-low. Ibaka had rounded into form after a slow start to the season, averaging 18.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in seven games this month, while shooting 57% on three-pointers. and kind of got us out of our rhythm". Anunoby spread the floor well, hitting a trio of three pointers, and played strong defense in the second half, contributing two steals.

by | December 18, 2017 | 07:04

Two women are dead and 17 people are injured after a balcony at a home in Melbourne's Doncaster East collapsed last night. The ABC understands more than 30 people were attending a Tupperware Christmas party in Doncaster East , and it is believed they were trying to take a photo when the balcony collapsed about 10:30pm.

by | December 17, 2017 | 18:25

Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn will be going up against Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura . Zayn and Owens fuelled the rivalry after blindsiding the Commissioner at Survivor Series and helping RAW beat Smackdown . The WWE Network is available on, PS3 or PS4, Xbox 360 or Xbox One, Sony Internet-connected TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, Panasonic Life+Screen Smart TVs, Kindle Fire or Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, iOS enabled devices and Android enabled devices.