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The charges against Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor came on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency. Insys stock was sharply lower Thursday morning, trading down about 11 percent at $6.62 a share. Kapoor's attorney, Brian Kelly, said his client is innocent, according to CBS News.
  • Customer tackles bank robber

    Customer tackles bank robber

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    Police say a man tried to rob a bank but didn't get very far when a customer took matters into his own hands. The would-be thief met with a civilian who wasn't about to let him get away too easily - and it was all caught on video. He wasn't there but his employees say they were both shocked and proud of what he did. The civilian badass generally leads an uneventful life; he's a manager at a nearby hotel, and employees describe him as a regular boss.
  • Wash your hands and get a flu shot - health unit

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    In addition to the seasonal flu vaccination, some people in the at-risk groups may also need pneumococcal vaccine, which most people only need to get it once. To reduce this risk, the CDPH recommends the annual flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older. It can have serious consequences for young children, older adults, pregnant women and those with chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes.
  • Flesh-eating disease kills man who was repairing Harvey-flooded homes

    Flesh-eating disease kills man who was repairing Harvey-flooded homes

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    The man, identified by KHOU in Houston as Josue Zurita, died October 16. Harvey slammed into Texas on August 25 as a Category 4 hurricane, but brought the worst flooding to Houston and other areas as a tropical storm. The statement announcing Zurita's death said: 'The Galveston County Health District (GCHD) reminds people working on Hurricane Harvey recovery projects to be aware of proper wound care following the death of a man from a rare infection'.
  • Mumbai University VC sacked after online assessment mayhem

    Mumbai University VC sacked after online assessment mayhem

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    Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao sacked Deshmukh, citing "gross negligence and failure" in declaration of examination results, an official announcement said here. Directly intervening, the Governor had in July appointed an independent officer to monitor the results' progress, report daily and ordered Deshmukh to set up a "war room" to ensure declaration of results on time and submit a daily progress report to Raj Bhavan, but the measures failed to produce the desired results.
  • Bank of Canada Leaves Holds Interest Rates, Canadian Dollar Falls Sharply

    Bank of Canada Leaves Holds Interest Rates, Canadian Dollar Falls Sharply

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    The cautious tone after back-to-back rate hikes in July and September sent the Canadian dollar tumbling lower, and bets on a December rate increase slipped to less than 30 percent from 37 percent before the rate announcement. He said the statement reinforces CIBC's call that the Bank of Canada will be on pause until the second quarter of 2018. He also cited global geopolitical unknowns and USA fiscal and trade policies, including the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade ...
  • My friends couldn't get tickets for Secret Superstar, says Zaira Wasim

    My friends couldn't get tickets for Secret Superstar, says Zaira Wasim

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    She is getting more message from the people of this movie rather than " Dangal ". The film which has been written and directed by Advait Chandan clashed at the box office with Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn's film " Golmaal Again". The movie, Secret Superstar was released on the day of Diwali (October 19) and could only make Rs 4.8 crore on the same day. Now, it is to be seen if this Aamir Khan project remains strong throughout the week.
  • SCHP trooper with ties to Lowcountry dies after vehicle struck from behind

    SCHP trooper with ties to Lowcountry dies after vehicle struck from behind

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    Jimmy Bolt said in a news release the wreck happened on Interstate 385 near Greenville shortly before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Trooper Rebman passed away at the hospital at 3 p.m. A trooper died Tuesday after being involved in a vehicle crash. The investigation may take several days and a decision on charges will be made following its conclusion, Bolt said.
  • CRISPR Bacon: Chinese Scientists Create Genetically Modified Low-Fat Pigs

    CRISPR Bacon: Chinese Scientists Create Genetically Modified Low-Fat Pigs

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    The modified pigs are on the right side of the images. Low-fat pigs sound like a contradiction, but they do exist now, thanks to CRISPR technology. Consumers from all over the world have so far been skeptical with current producers of genetically modified food in general. Not only could they help feed growing populations, but they present a way of farming that benefits both humans and animals.
  • Woman biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident in Hyderabad

    Woman biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident in Hyderabad

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    Sana was known for her crusade against suicide and depression and covered almost 38,000 kms across the country to give inspirational speeches in schools and colleges. "This is a made up accident by her husband who smartly escaped with little injuries while crashing the auto from the left-hand side". "It was not a head-on collision", said Narsingi Police Inspector GV Ramana Goud.
  • Bear suffering from mysterious illness has giant 3kg tongue removed by vets

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    By June 2017, the disease was seriously affecting Nyan Htoo's quality of life. Vets operated to remove excess tissue in 2016, but after a recovery period, the swelling came back with a vengeance. "This was a really unusual medical condition-never before seen in any species of bear-but we weren't about to give up on Nyan htoo", noted Nelson in a release.
  • More than 1.3 million demand European Union weedkiller ban

    More than 1.3 million demand European Union weedkiller ban

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    A European Citizen's initiative calling for a ban on the herbicide reached more than a million signatures in less than a year and will trigger a public hearing in Parliament in November. Although the resolution is not binding, it ups the pressure on the bloc's executive arm, the European Commission, which had previously recommended the herbicide's license be renewed for 10 years.
  • Study Finds Spike In California Gun Injuries After Nevada Gun Shows

    Study Finds Spike In California Gun Injuries After Nevada Gun Shows

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    Between 2005 and 2013, the study, published Tuesday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine , was able to identify 275 gun shows in Nevada - mostly in the Reno and Las Vegas areas - and 640 in California. California, which has some of the strictest gun laws in the country, requires background checks even at gun shows. Another possible explanation for the difference is that California gun buyers are bypassing that state's 10-day waiting period by driving into Nevada to make their ...
  • Supreme Court directs Unitech MD to produce bonafide for release from jail

    Supreme Court directs Unitech MD to produce bonafide for release from jail

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    Kumar, however, insisted that Chandra should be given at least four-week interim bail for the goal and prepare a plan for raising the money needed to pay back the homebuyers and said, "We have already deposited Rs 130 crore". Unitech owes a total of over Rs 7,800 crore to 16,300 home-buyers in 61 projects that have been undertaken by it. However, dissatisfied buyers from other projects also became parties in the case in the apex court.
  • McLaren F1's creator is launching a vehicle company

    McLaren F1's creator is launching a vehicle company

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    Murray's iStream production system aims to use Formula 1-style technology and materials to offer a cheaper, more efficient way of building cars centred on lightweight, durable components. 2017 marks 10 years since Gordon Murray Design was formed, 10 years since iStream was launched, 25 years since F1 production started and 50 years since Murray enter the world of vehicle engineering and design.
  • Rotary: Los Alamos Students Get Pinkies Painted Purple To Eradicate Polio

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    Rotaries across the world have contributed more than $1.7 billion dollars to ending polio since 1985, which also includes funds from the four rotary clubs of Sioux Falls. This prevents double dosage. Rotary has committed to raising $150 million over the next three years, which will be matched 2-to-1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, yielding $450 million for polio eradication activities, including immunization and surveillance.
  • Raat Baaki song from Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha's Ittefaq out

    Raat Baaki song from Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha's Ittefaq out

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    The original lyrics by Anjaan have been given a clever twist by Bagchi, who has penned the additional lyrics of the number along with Groot (notice how "Pyaar Se" has become " Ittefaq Se " in the new version). The song covers the entire premise of the film where both Sidharth and Sonakshi are murder suspects. The song features Sonakshi and Siddharth in a mysterious avatar that will surely multiply the curiosity about the film.