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Netflix sells marijuana to promote 'Disjointed' show

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Arrested Development's strain, Banana Stand Kush, is meant for a "big yellow joint", while the Grace and Frankie strain, the Peyotea 73, is an "uplifting sativa hybrid". There were six strains total which were designed for six of their original series, including Orange is the New Black , BoJack Horseman , and Arrested Development . Read More »

Oil prices dip as market grapples with Harvey's damage

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Prices at the pump are already heading higher. The average price in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice metro area was almost $2.30 on Monday, up 10 cents from last week, according to AAA. When the US can't produce enough gasoline or diesel to meet export demands, other regions are forced to look for replacement supplies "and the backfill has to come from further away", said Richard Joswick, an analyst with S&P Global Platts. Read More »

Woman Wanted For Throwing Cup Of Urine On Bus Driver

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She said she was running late for an appointment Saturday evening when she got on the X2 bus. "Based on the video evidence we retrieved, the woman is seen at the rear of the bus relieving herself into a cup", Pavlik said. "She could have been more courteous". The driver went to a hospital for "decontamination", although she wasn't injured. Police told News4 on Tuesday that there was no apparent motive for the assault. Read More »

First positive case of West Nile reported in Waterloo region

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The Buffalo County Health Department reports a dead crow found on August 15, 2017 in Buffalo County has tested positive for West Nile virus. That includes three in Waterloo region, three in Guelph and six in Perth County. People should minimize the time they spend outdoors at dusk and dawn, district officials said, and protect skin and indoor areas from mosquitoes. Treating standing water with larvicide also can reduce the potential for West Nile virus transmission, according to the news ... Read More »

In historic first, FDA approves Novartis CAR-T therapy

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Novartis Pharmaceuticals set the price for its one-time infusion of so-called "CAR-T cells" at $475,000, but said there would be no charge for patients who didn't show a response within a month. CAR-T cell therapy gives patients stronger T cells to do that job. To be sold as Kymriah, the Novartis medication is made of re-engineered T cells collected from each patient, which are then infused back into the patient to attack cancer. Read More »

Despite Trump's order, Mattis allows transgender service members to continue to serve

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The presidential memorandum directs the Defense Department to return to the longstanding ban on military service by transgender individuals that had been in place until the Obama administration lifted it in June 2016. So maybe transgender troops will be allowed to continue to serve in a few months too, as long as it doesn't interfere with the military's ability to kill people, or cost the military anything extra to care for them. Read More »

Mumbai deluge: Rajnath talks to Maharashtra CM

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On Tuesday, most schools were closed due to Ganpati festival. For the many unlucky citizens stuck in this weather, the spirit of Mumbai comes to rescue. "If your auto is out of fuel/stranded #Diall100 or 8454999999 or tweet us for free towing till the nearest fuel pump or garage #mumbairains", the Mumbai police tweeted. Read More »

CDC says turtles are to blame after 16 people hospitalized with salmonella

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According to the CDC , between 2011 and 2013, 473 people in 41 USA states suffered from salmonella infections, and all of those were totally linked with reptiles. Among the CDC's advice to pet owners is avoid keeping turtles or other reptiles in households with young children. Now, the agency is telling us not to pet or give turtles as gifts. Read More »

Sri Lanka vs India: Lasith Malinga to Lead Lions in 4th ODI

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Stand-in captain Chamara Kapugedera's has been ruled out of the remainder of ODI series after a medical examination. The latest losses only compounded the misery for the national side, which suffered a humiliating ODI home series defeat against bottom-ranked Zimbabwe and bowed out early from the Champions Trophy in England. Read More »

University of Tampa Professor Fired Over Hurricane Tweet

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Storey said he understands now how powerful 140 characters can be. Tiede said the short timeline between Storey's tweet and his dismissal made a hearing before a faculty body unlikely. A bio on The University of Tampa website describes Storey as a ‘visiting assistant professor who has conducted research into “urban issues within the southeastern United States, including research in gun shows, planned communities and unique issues of tourism focused commercial districts.”. Read More »

Randy Orton vs. Shinsuke Nakamura announced for next week on SmackDown

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Kevin Owens would end up picking Baron Corbin as the Special Guest Referee in exchange for Corbin getting the first shot at the United States Title once Owens won it. Lana appeared to take on the role of a promoter for Tamina as she crushed a local competitor. Roode says if you're not in this business for one reason, to become a champion, then you should think about what you're doing with your life. Read More »

Showers likely today through Friday

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Public schools in St. Charles are open Wednesday , although middle and high school students have a regularly scheduled late take-in day in which classes start a couple hours later than normal. Look for increasing sunshine Sunday and mostly sunny conditions Monday with highs returning to the mid 80s. One model tweeted by WKYT meteorologist Chris Bailey predicted as much as 10 inches of rain could fall along the Interstate 65 corridor in Kentucky through Friday night . Read More »

Doctors in Rajasthan fight inside operation theatre, removed after video goes viral

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According to various media reports, the two doctors - Dr Amilal Bhat and Dr ML Tak - were later sacked by the authorities. Please Wait while comments are loading. The fight between the doctors as they argued loudly, calling each other names and even threatening each other was surreptitiously recorded on a mobile phone by a staffer at Umaid Hospital in Jodhpur district. Read More »

Kenya passes strict plastic bag ban after a 10-year legislative marathon

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As the ban on plastic carrier bags takes effect traders and Street vendors selling products and goods like miraa have been forced to look for alternatives to pack their goods for customers. Samuel Matonda, a spokesman for the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, said the new regulation could cost up to 60,000 jobs. Designated supermarkets include Uchumi, Tuskys and Nakumatt chains as plastic bag drop-off points for the public beginning Thursday 31. Read More »

Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study

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Crowe adds that although the research is compelling for its breadth, it does not identify the quality of carbohydrates and fats that people were consuming, only the quantity. For this analysis, consumption of carbohydrate, total fat and types of fat were recorded using country-specific, validated food frequency questionnaires, and associations were assessed with CV disease and mortality. Read More »

Avoid Scams While Donating to Victims of Harvey

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The impulse to want to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey any way possible is strong. "The need is staggering, but can be met if everyone gets involved". "There may be ones that are not registered in our state, we encourage people to look at the ones that are registered", Hosemann said. Be wary of news that's only coming from one source, or an unsourced assertion on social media. Read More »

FDA seizes smallpox vaccine from clinic

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The FDA also sent the warning letter to the clinic's Chief Scientific Officer Kristin Comella. That clinic was using fat-derived stem cells to treat a wide swath of conditions, including Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease, and pulmonary fibrosis. Read More »

'Nuns' try to rob bank, get nothing from tellers

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The attempted raid happened at about 12.20pm local time at the junction of Route 611 and Route 715. The would-be robbers left the bank without taking anything before police arrived. "The FBI described the suspects as Hispanic females standing between 5'0" and 5'2" and of medium build. Police believe one of the tellers activated the automatic alarm and scared the two women off. Read More »

Stetson DB Nicholas Adam Blakely Dies at 19 After Collapsing During Practice

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Nick Blakely , a linebacker on the Stetson University (Fla.) football team, collapsed at football practice Monday and died later in the evening. "(Blakely) was on the sidelines shortly after practice began ... "Athletic director Jeff Altier is informing members of the Athletic Department, and the university is contacting Nick's faculty". The Stetson football program is mourning the loss of one of its student-athletes. Read More »

Gilead spends nearly $12 billion to go Kite flying

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Wedbush cut shares of Kite Pharma from a "neutral" rating to an "underperform" rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $60.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Ims Cap has invested 1.82% in Gilead Sciences, Inc . If you are reading this piece on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States & global copyright laws. Read More »

You can now refer to Kiefer as "SEA Games legend"

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Malaysia's football team lost 0-1 to Thailand and clinched a SEA Games silver tonight, amid a ticketing fiasco that left some fans angered and subsequently boycotted the match. "Thanabalan is bearing the burden of family responsibility more than myself", he said. "Never in the history of the male doubles has anyone had such inflated points", Prabowo said, according to Indonesian news website Detiksport. Read More »