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Woman's Plea For Abortion: SC Forms 7-Doctor Medical Board

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A bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao asked the hospital to file a report on the medical condition of the woman and whether she could be allowed to abort the foetus. A 2014 draft amendment to the MTP law proposes extending the legally permissible period to terminate a pregnancy to 24 weeks is still pending. In a similar situation that surfaced in Mumbai , a 21-year-old woman, identified as Mrs. Read More »

CS Karnan remains in hospital, 'not fit' to leave

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West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials on Tuesday had arrested Karnan after a long hide-and-seek game that followed the top court's order against him for repeatedly jumping summons. He was whisked off by the police when reporters tried to approach him. The former high court judge was brought to Chennai from Coimbatore by a private airline past midnight yesterday and later accommodated in the retiring room in the airport complex amid tight security. Read More »

Relay for Life celebrates 20 years of battling cancer

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The 20th annual Branch County Relay for Life to help raise money for the American Cancer Association will be held this weekend at the Branch County Fairgrounds. But it's the dedication of team members, year after year, that make Relay such a successful fundraiser. "I'm cancer-free in 2017", she said. Ott was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. Read More »

Gov. Sandoval, Sen. Heller Discuss Senate Draft Health Care Bill

The approval process in the Senate could be a bit trickier. While President Obama issued an executive order forbidding taxpayer dollars from funding abortions under the health care law, many - including then-president of the USA bishops, the late Cardinal Francis George of Chicago - insisted that would not offer sufficient guarantee against taxpayer dollars funding abortions. Read More »

Differing 2018 increases, similar premiums for Ind. ACA insurers

After pulling out of three of the state's most populous regions in 2016, including Knoxville, BCBS announced it would be returning to the vacant Knoxville exchange for 2018. Unfortunately, Republicans are recklessly moving forward with their destructive efforts and may hold a Senate vote on their bill in a few weeks, despite the fact that that this bill remains at its core a giant tax break for the wealthy at the expense of care for the poor and vulnerable. Read More »

Analysts Set Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PTLA) Price Target at $41.45

The company has a market cap of $179.67B and its 12 month revenue was nearly $39.93B. It was reported on Jun, 22 by Barchart.com. (NASDAQ PTLA ) opened at 38.25 on Friday. Therefore 80% are positive. Likewise, the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -14.96% and for the year was -25.04%, while the YTD performance remained at -0.51%. Read More »

Some steps that may boost brain health in old age

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Based on the totality of available evidence , however, the committee concluded that three classes of interventions can be described as supported by encouraging but inconclusive evidence. "We're very concerned about the brain game industry taking this and running with it, and say NAS has shown that cognitive training is going to forestall cognitive decline, and we have our brain game here", he said. Read More »

Senate Plan To Replace Obamacare In Trouble

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But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the measure through his chamber next week. Some Tennessee veterans called a Senate GOP healthcare bill a slap in the face to those who have served their country and now rely on Medicaid for care. Read More »

Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

Now he's facing his next challenge - persuading enough Republicans to back the measure. The bill calls for deep cuts to Medicaid and entitlement programs. Laura Halvorson, 33, also a protester, said many of those who participated in the die-in resisted arrest and were then removed by Capitol Police without their wheelchairs - images that attracted significant attention on social media. Read More »

Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

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Dozens of protesters, many of them physically disabled in wheelchairs, staged a sit-in outside the office of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hours after he released the Senate Republican healthcare reform bill. Reporters tweeted photos of the protesters being carried out by Capitol Police. "Not only will AHCA take away our freedom", added Dawn Russell, an ADAPT organizer from Colorado, "that lost freedom will also cost Americans much more money". Read More »

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman told ABC News on Friday that he felt like he was at least partially responsible for the release of American student Otto Warmbier , who died on Monday . Meanwhile, funeral services were held for Otto Warmbier in the auditorium of Wyoming High School in his hometown, as reported by USA Today . When one of our own ends up murdered, we pay attention - for a while. Read More »

Emergency CRP Grazing Authorized In The Dakotas And Montana

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Perdue says that without alternative forage options, ranchers could be devastated economically. Some 67% of North Dakota, 51% of South Dakota, and 27% of Montana are in moderate to extreme drought. "The continuing and deepening drought is affecting ranchers' every decision", Noem said. In a press released from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture, Commissioner Doug Goehring applauded Secretary Perdue for the decision. Read More »

Indore Police Denies Death Of 17 Patients Due To Oxygen Supply Cut

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The oxygen supply was mysteriously disrupted for around 15 minutes between 3a.m and 4a.m on Thursday, leading to the deaths of the patients, as per a report in TOI. She specifically referred to June 22 incident and asked the commissioner to probe all aspects related to deaths.Mahajan also referred to deaths of two children after administration of nitrous oxide in paediatric operation theatre in May 2016 and said, "Were these facilities reviewed after this tragedy?" When the news spread like ... Read More »

Rep. Pete King: Georgia Win Should Tell Trump 'Don't Bother Tweeting'

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Democratic finger-pointing has begun after the party's loss in Tuesday's closely watched special election in Georgia, and for some members, the blame partly belongs to their House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi . "They raised a fortune for him", Trump said. Pelosi said she didn't want to hear Republicans "all of a sudden be sanctimonious" as if they had "never seen such a thing before". Read More »

Nevada House Member Plans to Run for Senate in 2018

Senate campaign. Rosen had never run for office before winning the congressional seat past year over Danny Tarkanian, and is a former computer programmer, software designer and president of a Henderson synagogue. The other four GOP senators to oppose the health care bill in its current form-Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson, Rand Paul, and Mike Lee-essentially did so from a more conservative position, arguing it doesn't go far enough in repealing the ACA. Read More »

Obama blasts Senate health plan for its "fundamental meanness"

The Massachusetts senator took to her social media accounts to accuse "cruel" Republicans of enriching those "who make a lot of money" by shortchanging "30 million kids who get their health care through Medicaid ". "And we'll see if we can take care of that", Trump said . Both the House and Senate bill would phase out the expansion of Medicaid eligibility, but the Senate bill does it more slowly. Read More »

Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

In a statement, the family said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in". Some people linked the attack to a sharp increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes , particularly since the London Bridge rampage on June 3 that left eight people dead. Read More »

Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

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Resident and neighborhood watch organizer Erin West says people are keeping an eye out for alligators that live in nearby ponds. The store was destroyed. A Coast Guard cutter escorted the vessel to Freeport, Texas. In southwest Louisiana, not far from where Tropical Storm Cindy came ashore before dawn, motorists in trucks were driving through knee-high water in the streets. Read More »

Teen dies after falling from San Francisco cliff

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She estimated the girl fell at least 50 feet. She was still breathing when emergency responders reached her, but she died in an ambulance on the way to a hospital. Ignatius College Prep in the Outer Sunset. She was with two other people. "Beach Patrol, which is the lifeguard at Ocean Beach, they had their Jet-ski and came on the water side and were able to find the victim". Read More »

Yellowstone grizzly bear protections lifted

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Grizzlies in all continental USA states except Alaska have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1975, when just 136 bears roamed in and around Yellowstone. The Obama administration first proposed the change in March 2016. Hunting bears inside Yellowstone would still be banned. The decision comes despite serious concerns in the scientific community about a declining, isolated population with diminishing food resources and record-high mortalities, as well as strong ... Read More »

LaVar Ball Says Lonzo Will Take The Lakers To The Playoffs

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The company also unveiled a Lakers-colored version of their Lonzo Ball "ZO2s" sneaker. "Lonzo is going to be a Laker , and he's going to be part of what we do on the court with the other players that we have, but LaVar is his own person". After that bit of serendipity, the Lakers made their plans for Ball well-known earlier this week when they agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Brooklyn Nets . Read More »