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Powerful new opioids, overdose deaths worry EU drug agency


In Germany, which was second, overdose deaths were 1,226. "One of the main drivers behind the upwards trend was a 26-per cent increase in opioid-related deaths in Britain compared to the previous year". But this was less true for "more chronic and marginalised user populations" where evidence showed that designer drug use may be growing. Cannabis remains by far the most popular drug in Europe, in the face of cocaine, MDMA (active principle of ecstasy) and amphetamines (amphetamine and ... Read More »

Retro NES Jason Introduced for Friday the 13th: The Game


As seen in the trailer below from publisher Gun Media, Friday the 13th: The Game fans cannot only get a look at the purple-hued Retro Jason skin, but also they can see a sneak peek at some of the outfits for the counselors - each character will get two apiece - that will be added to the title later this month. Read More »

Cosby prosecutor fights release of juror names


Concerns about the case's visibility had already prompted O'Neill to import jurors for the first trial from Pittsburgh, around 300 miles (480 km) from the courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. But David Harris, a University of Pittsburgh law professor, said he doubted such coverage would make much of a difference given the countless stories already published. Read More »

Dundalk draw Rosenborg in the Champions League


Earlier in the day, the seeds and non-seeds had been split into regionalized groups. As well as Celtic, Stephen Kenny's side could have drawn any of Malmo, Maribor, Rosenberg, FH Hafnarfjordur or Legia Warsaw, the latter two they will know very well from their encounters last season. Read More »

US student freed from North Korea has died

Warmbier was taken by Medivac to Cincinnati , where he grew up in suburban Wyoming. So, in format terms, the United States and North Korea are at war, with their political relations staying strained. "I'm able to talk to you on Otto's behalf", Warmbier said, gripping the jacket's lapels. At the meeting, North Korea agreed that Swedish diplomats could visit all four American detainees. Read More »

The Hill: Republicans Consider Canceling August Recess

Without that budget resolution, tax reform and annual appropriations bills can not move forward either. In order to pass health care through reconciliation rules that only require a simple majority, they need to use the vehicle that was set up in the 2017 budget resolution. Read More »

Ryan Seacrest Earning Less Than Katy Perry On American Idol Reboot


The Bon Appetit singer, who became the first person to ever reach 100million followers on Twitter, announced that she'd be joining the talent show back in May. "We are thrilled viewers will once again share in these inspiring stories of people realising their dreams". The show ended its 15-season run on Fox a year ago (16) but will be brought back to life by ABC for the 2017/2018 season. Read More »

Wife of Nik Wallenda set for Niagara Falls aerial stunt


After dangling for approximately 15 seconds, Erendira said she "felt good" and made a decision to do it again for another 10 seconds. "Today I know. In June 2013, Nik Wallenda became the first man to cross the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, completing that record-breaking feat in under 23 minutes. Read More »

Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire


Saye, whose artwork has been featured at the prestigious Venice Biennale exhibition, was reportedly on Facebook Messenger until 3am, roughly three hours after the blaze started. There's a fire in my council block. He added: "It was some of the most moving work there". Friend Ariana Neumann Rodger posted on Facebook that 22-year-old son, Farhad, was being treated in hospital while his mother was in intensive care at Kings College Hospital. Read More »

European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier hopes for 'constructive' Brexit talks

Mr Barnier made clear that Brussels intends to stick to its timetable of dealing with the terms of Britain's withdrawal before moving on to discussing future trade relations. British Prime Minister Theresa May will later meet Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders at the European Council summit. If the United Kingdom opts for a Brexit in which it leaves the single market and the customs union, the Irish border would become a closed border unless negotiators can agree on ... Read More »

Five people reported missing in Grenfell Tower fire found safe and well

Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. Prime Minister Theresa May, criticized in the first few days after the blaze for failing to meet with victims, says the public inquiry looking into the tragedy will report directly to her. Read More »

Grenfell Tower patients remain in critical condition

So far, at least 30 people have been reported dead and about 70 people were missing. "In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of bad tragedies", the monarch said, referring to the fire and the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London . Read More »

Cosby thanks supporters on 5th day of deliberations at trial

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele, right, Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Kristen, center, and Bill Cosby's defense attorney Angela Agrusa enter the courtroom during jury deliberat. "If upon your attempt to reach a collective recollection fails, then you may ask another question", O'Neill said. "I just wanted to go home". Their honest work, individually. Read More »

Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

In another sign of the gravity of the situation, Trump's legal team blitzed Sunday talk shows to contradict the President's tweet Friday where he said he is already under investigation . Sekulow says "I don't tell him what to write or not write". To their minds, " investigation " is tantamount to "guilty", and their cherished goal of removing Donald Trump from office was on track to succeed. Read More »

The Best from the 2017 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet

The night's biggest victor, Keith Urban , teamed up with Carrie Underwood to perform their hit song " The Fighter ". "Thank you God for so many incredible blessings", the blonde beauty gushed while accepting Female Video of the Year for her tune Church Bells , before giving a shout-out to her hockey player husband Mike Fisher and his team the Nashville Predators. Read More »

DC and Dark Horse announce Wonder Woman/Conan crossover


Simone and Lopresti previously worked together on Gail's legendary run on Wonder Woman , one of the most well-regarded stretches by a writer on Diana's comic ever. Wonder Woman , with her celebrity status, and Conan with his wit and charm behind the desk. Vying to be even bigger than that time when Batman went against Superman, DC will cross swords with Dark Horse and hopefully create a new legend for the ages. Read More »

Gwen Stefani Kisses Blake Shelton on 41st Birthday


Stefani also posted a picture of Shelton's massive birthday cake shaped like an armadillo, the flawless dessert for one of country's biggest stars. Earlier in the day, Stefani wished her brother, Eric, happy birthday with a throwback photo. Compared to Blake's big 40th celebration previous year, this was a little more low-key, but will definitely be a birthday to remember. Read More »

US student who was returned from North Korea in coma has died

The family of Otto Warmbier said he was pronounced dead at 2:20 p.m. Monday. He was sentenced last year to 15 years hard labor on charges that he tried to steal a banner with a political slogan from his hotel in Pyongyang. Warmbier's family said North Korea insists the coma was the result of botulism and a sleeping pill. In a statement the Obama administration said, "These actions are consistent with our longstanding commitment to apply sustained pressure on the North Korean regime". Read More »

Godzilla will battle three legendary creatures in King of the Monsters


The sequel to the 2014 monster movie has started filming, according to producer Legendary Pictures and studio Warner Bros . The film stars Kyle Chandler , Millie Bobby Brown , Vera Farmiga , Zhang Ziyi , Anthony Ramos, Ken Watanabe , Randy Havens, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Aisha Hinds , Thomas Middleditch , Bradley Whitford , Sally Hawkins and Charles Dance . Read More »

'Despacito' singer brings love, dancing to San Antonio in September


Tickets for the concert in September go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. No word on whether Bieber will join him in Clearwater, but we're guessing probably not. The tour will showcase the best of Fonsi's music, which spans nearly two decades. Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi , best known for the hit song " Despacito ", is heading to the Alamo City. Read More »

Patriots Star Rob Gronkowski Racks Up $102K Bar Tab


Gronk and his "20-man party crew" ordered 160 bottles of champagne , including $27,000 worth of Dom Perignon Rose. Rida and Gronk have reportedly been friends for a while, as the rapper was a special guest on the football player's legendary party cruise previous year. Read More »

Play School presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83


Cant was also famous for narrating the stop-motion children's television series of Trumpton which was shown on the BBC. A statement from the family said: 'He lived courageously with Parkinson's disease for a long time'. The former children's TV presenter died at retirement home, Denville Hall. He also clocked up roles in adult programmes such as Doctor Who and Casualty . Read More »