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  • China's theatres, studios protest against deal to stream movie online for free

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Chinese theatres and film studios are protesting a deal by Huanxi Media Group to premiere its new movie "Lost in Russia" on Bytedance's online platforms, with some saying it was "trampling" and "destroying" China's cinema industry. The week-long Lunar New Year holiday usually sees audiences flock to cinemas with distributors taking advantage of the crowds to launch films but the premieres of at least seven movies, including "Lost in Russia", were postponed due to a virus outbreak which by Saturday had killed 41 people and infected more than 1,300 people globally. Financial magazine Yicai reported on Friday on a statement issued by the film industry of eastern China's Zhejiang province, which threatened to boycott films made by Huanxi and one of the actors in "Lost in Russia" if the internet premiere went ahead.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:19:20 -0500
  • Authorities ID woman killed in downtown Seattle shooting

    Authorities identified Friday the woman who was killed in a downtown Seattle shooting that also wounded seven people and raised questions about safety in the city's center. The King County Medical Examiner's Office said Tanya Jackson, 50, a resident of a group housing facility, was killed in the shooting Wednesday night, the Seattle Times reported. Jackson was in a good mood when she left Plymouth Housing to go downtown, said Kelli Larsen, chief program officer at the facility for people who suffer from physical- and/or mental-health conditions that make finding and maintaining traditional housing on their own challenging.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 22:00:25 -0500
  • Shanghai shuts down all cinemas during Lunar New Year holidays - local paper

    Shanghai has shut down all cinemas during the Lunar New Year holidays, which last until Jan. 30, the Liberation Daily said on its online channel. A virus outbreak in China has prompted seven Chinese films that were set to premiere during the country's Lunar New Year holiday to postpone screenings, forgoing what is usually the best week of the year at the Chinese box office. China has confirmed 1,287 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus, with 41 deaths.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:28:24 -0500
  • Doctor at hospital in China's Hubei province dies from coronavirus -state media

    A doctor at a hospital in China's Hubei province, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, has died from the virus, China Global Television Network reported in a tweet. Liang Wudong, a doctor at Hubei Xinhua Hospital who had been at the front line of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan city, died from the virus aged 62, it said.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:04:29 -0500
  • He started a fight at the Chick-fil-A drive-thru, Florida cops say. Things escalated.

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    A trip to get a late lunch turned violent at a Chick-fil-A drive-thru in Naples on Jan. 18.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:12:13 -0500
  • China's Haikou city to start 14-day medical observation for tourists from Hubei

    China's Haikou city, capital of the southern island province of Hainan, will start a 14-day centralised medical observation for tourists from the central Hubei province, centre of the coronavirus outbreak, from Saturday at noon, the Haikou government said. Tourists from Hubei, especially from Wuhan city, are not allowed to leave the hotel where the medical observation will be held during the 14-day period, it said. Hubei has confirmed 729 cases of the new coronavirus, with 39 deaths as of Jan 24, the provincial health authorities said.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:08:20 -0500
  • Australia declares first confirmed case of coronavirus

    Australia declared on Saturday its first confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the state of Victoria, with the patient hospitalized in a stable condition in a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria health officials said on Saturday. The Chinese national, in his 50s, arrived from China on Jan. 19 on a flight from Guangzhou, Victoria Health Minister Jenny Mikakos told journalists.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:07:04 -0500
  • UN alarm at education crisis: 258 million kids not in school

    The U.N. deputy chief said Friday there is an “alarming” crisis in education, pointing to the 258 million children under the age of 17 who are not going to school — and only 49 percent completing secondary education. In addition, about 770 million adults are illiterate, most of them women, Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told the U.N. General Assembly on the International Day of Education.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:43:18 -0500
  • K-pop band BTS's microphones fetch $83,200 at auction

    Seven microphones used on tour by South Korean pop band BTS have sold for $83,200 at a pre-Grammy Awards auction for charity, more than eight times the expected starting price, Julien's Auctions said on Friday. The autographed microphones were the first ever items to be sold at auction from BTS, Julien's said. The auction house had previously estimated that the set would sell for between $10,000 and $20,000.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:32:50 -0500
  • Bodies of U.S. firefighters retrieved from crash site in Australia

    The bodies of three U.S. firefighters who died in a plane crash earlier this week in Australia's remote bushland while battling a fierce wildfire have been recovered, the police said on Saturday. "I can confirm that the bodies have been recovered," a New South Wales Police spokesperson told Reuters in an e-mail. Coulson Aviation, the private Canadian firm that employed the trio, named them as U.S. military veterans Captain Ian H. McBeth, 44, of Great Falls, Montana, First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson, 42, of Buckeye, Arizona, and Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan Jr., 43, of Navarre, Florida.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:31:05 -0500
  • Mexican model with no arms challenges perceptions of beauty

    Born without arms, Mexican model Ana Gabriela Molina wants to challenge traditional perceptions of physical attractiveness by winning a beauty pageant in her home state of Veracruz. Molina, a 24-year-old psychology graduate, said this week that accepting her condition had been tough but that she wanted to set an example for others living with a disability. In March, Molina will take part in the beauty contest in Veracruz, a state on the Gulf of Mexico which is home to more than 8 million people.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:23:13 -0500
  • FACTBOX-The latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

    An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 41 people and infected more than 1,300 globally. * There were 1,287 confirmed cases and 41 people had died in China as of Jan. 24, Chinese state media reported. * China is to take stricter and more targeted measures to curb the spread, state television reported.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:23:08 -0500
  • Mexican model with no arms challenges perceptions of beauty

    Born without arms, Mexican model Ana Gabriela Molina wants to challenge traditional perceptions of physical attractiveness by winning a beauty pageant in her home state of Veracruz. Molina, a 24-year-old psychology graduate, said this week that accepting her condition had been tough but that she wanted to set an example for others living with a disability. In March, Molina will take part in the beauty contest in Veracruz, a state on the Gulf of Mexico which is home to more than 8 million people.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:20:20 -0500
  • Radio reporter says Pompeo cursed at her after testy interview

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    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cursed at a National Public Radio reporter and repeatedly "used the F-word" in a shouted diatribe after she questioned him about Ukraine and the ousted American ambassador to Kiev in an interview on Friday, the reporter said. Mary Louise Kelly conducted a testy interview lasting about nine minutes with Pompeo for NPR's "All Things Considered" program, asking him about Iran and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who was ousted by President Donald Trump last May. Yovanovitch's removal was a key event in the actions that prompted Trump's impeachment in the House of Representatives last month.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:12:56 -0500
  • New Orleans: Protesters demand action on damaged hotel

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    Dozens of protesters marched from the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel on the edge of the French Quarter to City Hall on Friday, demanding that something be done about the hotel and that the two bodies still inside be recovered. The Hard Rock Hotel was under construction when it partially collapsed on Oct. 12, sending plumes of dust into the air, killing three people and injuring dozens. The bodies of two of the three workers who died are still inside what is left of the building, which city officials have decided to take down through implosion in March.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:12:13 -0500
  • Trump lawyer: Joe and Hunter Biden have 'relevant evidence' for impeachment trial

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    A member of President Trump’s defense team says that former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden have “relevant evidence” and could be summoned to testify if the Senate votes next week to permit witnesses in the impeachment trial. 

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:09:24 -0500
  • Parents held in death of baby that was found in trash bin

    The parents of a 3-month-old baby found dead last weekend in a North Las Vegas trash bin have been arrested on felony child abuse and destroying evidence charges, police said Friday. Raul Ramos, 52, and Adriana Hernandez, 32, were found living in a short-stay apartment after having been evicted recently from a home near the alley where the boy's body was found last Sunday, police Officer Eric Leavitt said. The neighborhood is about a 20-minute drive north of the Las Vegas Strip.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:05:19 -0500
  • Radio reporter says Pompeo of cursed at her after testy interview

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cursed at a National Public Radio reporter and repeatedly "used the F-word" in a shouted diatribe after she questioned him about Ukraine and the ousted American ambassador to Kiev in an interview on Friday, NPR said. Mary Louise Kelly interviewed Pompeo for NPR's "All Things Considered" program, asking him about Iran and former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who was ousted by President Donald Trump last May, NPR said in a statement. Yovanovitch's removal was a key event in the actions that prompted Trump's impeachment in the House of Representatives.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:05:05 -0500
  • Haggis is growing in popularity, and not just in Scotland

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    Carried high by the cook on a silver platter behind a kilted piper at formal dinners, the haggis is the essential dish for anyone celebrating the birthday of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, on Saturday. Now the spicy meat is more popular than ever, with exports up 136% over the past decade with sales to faraway places such as Hong Kong and Ghana as well as across Europe. The fame of the dish beyond Scotland is largely thanks to Burns himself, whose birthday is celebrated by festive dinners with haggis, whisky, speeches and poetry.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:03:39 -0500
  • WRAPUP 3-China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide

    The official death toll from the coronavirus in China jumped on Saturday to 41 from 26 a day earlier, as local media reported a doctor on the frontline of the battle to contain the virus in Wuhan city had died. More than 1,300 people have been infected globally, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. Doctor Liang Wudong, 62, at Hubei Xinhua Hospital in Wuhan, the city where the virus first appeared and which is in virtual quarantine, died from the virus, China Global Television Network reported in a tweet.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:58:19 -0500
  • Woman charged with killing kids faced child-welfare scrutiny

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    A woman charged with murder in the deaths of her three young kids in Phoenix was the subject of several home visits by police and child-welfare authorities when she previously lived in Oklahoma, according to police reports. The reports released Friday by police in Prague, Oklahoma, say a relative was given custody of Rachel Henry’s children for seven days in August 2018 while child-welfare authorities decided whether to take them away permanently or return them to their mother. The children were temporarily taken away because Henry was caught at her apartment with her boyfriend, Pedro Genaro Rios, who had been accused earlier of threatening Henry and one of her children, according to the reports.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:57:34 -0500
  • Reuters US Domestic News Summary

    Actress Rosie Perez took the stand in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein on Friday to bolster the account of friend and fellow actress Annabella Sciorra, who said she was raped by the former Hollywood producer in the early 1990s. Perez, whose film credits include Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," told jurors that Sciorra shared details of the alleged assault, including that Weinstein had pinned her arms above her head as he raped her. Iowa resident Carolyn Miller had long harbored doubts about Joe Biden's candidacy, believing the former vice president was too old and too fumbling to beat President Donald Trump in November's election.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:50:17 -0500
  • Reuters World News Summary

    The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced. President Donald Trump and other top officials initially said Iran's attack had not killed or injured any U.S. service members.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:50:17 -0500
  • Fiat Chrysler asks U.S. court to toss out GM racketeering claims: filing

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    Fiat Chrysler's motion to dismiss GM's civil racketeering lawsuit was expected. The company has said GM's lawsuit is baseless and aimed at disrupting the Italian-American automaker's proposed merger with France's Peugeot SA .

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:45:05 -0500
  • Killings in Mexico are at an all-time high, but the government’s not doing much about it | Opinion

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    Official new figures showing that 2019 was the most violent year on record in Mexico — and that homicides are spreading to some tourist areas — corroborated what many of us suspected: that President Andres M. López Obrador’s “hugs-not-bullets” strategy to curb violence is a pipe dream.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:44:32 -0500
  • Meet the Cannabis Lawyer Beating Trump at His Own Game

    Joseph Bondy is an unusual attorney for an unusual client, Lev Parnas. His legal strategy is even more outlandish.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:36:53 -0500
  • Student: Response to professor who called police not enough

    A black student in Indiana is disappointed Ball State University is not acknowledging that a marketing professor discriminated against him when he called the police on him for refusing to change seats in class. Ball State is implementing a corrective plan after professor Shaheen Borna called university police on student Sultan "Mufasa" Benson for declining to change seats in class on Tuesday. "This choice was a gross error of judgment, and it was simply an unwarranted overreaction," University President Geoffrey S. Mearns said in an open letter Thursday.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:28:47 -0500
  • Snowplow kills 2 walking along highway in Kansas

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    A snowplow struck and killed two pedestrians in Kansas before sunrise Friday after a winter storm coated parts of the Midwest with snow. The collision involving a Riley County plow truck happened shortly after 5 a.m., after the National Weather Service issued winter weather advisories across parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin and a large swath of Missouri. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Stephen Toler, 22, and Jayden Rosa, 20, both of Manhattan, were walking in a lane of U.S. 24 when they were hit by the snowplow north of Kansas State University and near Tuttle Creek State Park.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:25:19 -0500
  • Trump speaks with British PM Johnson about telecoms security -White House

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday discussed the security of telecommunications networks with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the White House said, as Britain nears a decision on Huawei's role in the country's future 5G network. "The two leaders discussed important regional and bilateral issues, including working together to ensure the security of our telecommunications networks," the White House said in a statement about the phone call.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:25:10 -0500
  • Salvadoran general admits army carried out infamous 1981 massacre

    Juan Rafael Bustillo, a former commander of the Air Force, told a court the elite Atlacatl Battalion carried out the El Mozote massacre in eastern El Salvador in which unarmed villagers, most of them women and children, were slaughtered. According to a U.N. report, soldiers tortured and executed over 1,000 residents of El Mozote and surrounding hamlets in the Morazan department, 180 km (110 miles) northeast of San Salvador, as they searched for guerrillas in December 1981. At a court hearing in the eastern town of San Francisco Gotera in Morazan, Bustillo testified he had had no part in the operation which he said was conducted at the behest of Colonel Domingo Monterrosa, commander of the feared Atlacatl Battalion.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 18:00:49 -0500
  • The best of Adam Schiff from the impeachment trial

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    Rep. Adam Schiff received praise for his performance during President Trump's impeachment trial — including from some Republicans.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:59:50 -0500
  • RPT-China's Hubei province confirms 15 more deaths due to coronavirus

    China reported 15 more deaths and 180 new cases of coronavirus, according to a statement from the health department of Hubei province, as the outbreak escalates. The outbreak that began in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, has prompted China to ramp up measures to contain the virus including suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting temples over the Lunar New Year and closing part of the Great Wall.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:52:37 -0500
  • China's Hubei province confirms 15 more deaths due to coronavirus

    China reported 15 more deaths and 180 new cases of coronavirus, according to a statement from the health department of Hubei province, as the outbreak escalates. The outbreak that began in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, has prompted China to ramp up measures to contain the virus including suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting temples over the Lunar New Year and closing part of the Great Wall.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:51:55 -0500
  • Officials identify remains found in burnt-out Hawaii home

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    The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains of two people found in a burnt-out home where a man allegedly shot and killed two Honolulu police officers and attacked a neighbor before setting the house ablaze last weekend. Officials on Friday released a statement identifying the homeowner, Lois Ann Cain, 77, as one of the two people found in the house that was destroyed by fire in an upscale neighborhood near Waikiki Beach.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:45:41 -0500
  • Union president attacks non-union workers for encroaching on Indiana job site, feds say

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    The president of an Indiana Iron Workers union and a colleague pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting a group of non-union workers at a construction site for a Christian school, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:39:34 -0500
  • Union president attacks non-union workers for encroaching on Indiana job site, feds say

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    The president of an Indiana Iron Workers union and a colleague pleaded guilty Friday to assaulting a group of non-union workers at a construction site for a Christian school, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:39:34 -0500
  • Former top U.S. general Dunford joining Lockheed Martin's board

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    The former top U.S. military official, General Joseph Dunford, has been elected to the board of Lockheed Martin Corp , the Pentagon's largest weapons supplier, the company said on Friday. Dunford, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2015 to 2019, will join the board of the F-35 fighter jet maker on Feb. 10. Critics of U.S. military spending have long complained of a revolving door between Pentagon leadership and the defense industry.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:29:51 -0500
  • Schiff lobbies Chief Justice Roberts to rule on questions of executive privilege

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    Rep. Adam Schiff, the lead House prosecutor, called on Chief Justice John Roberts to expedite rulings on any disputes between Congress and President Trump over witness testimony and documents, if the Senate votes to allow them.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:19:35 -0500
  • Researchers find cancer-fighting potential in non-cancer drugs

    "We found that a surprising number of non-oncology drugs are able to kill cancer cell lines in the lab," said Dr. Steven Corsello of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University, who led the research. Dr. Bruce Bloom of Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Healx, a company that uses artificial intelligence to discover drugs for rare diseases, told Reuters Health by email the new drug targets and mechanisms of action identified by the researchers could be valuable both for new treatment approaches and for repurposing older drugs. The researchers tested the drugs on more than 550 different cancer cell lines.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:10:47 -0500
  • California couple pleads guilty to plotting $1B Ponzi scheme

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    The owners of a San Francisco Bay Area solar energy company pleaded guilty Friday to charges that they plotted a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $1 billion. As part of their plea deal, prosecutors said the husband and wife team from Martinez agreed to forfeit over $120 million in assets, including a fleet of collector cars and v acation homes in the Caribbean, Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas purchased entirely with cash. Jeff Carpoff, 49, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, which carry a maximum penalty of up to 30 years in prison, the U.S. Attorney's office in Sacramento said.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:05:41 -0500
  • Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

    A Florida Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo, experts say. “No one knows how broadly the court will attempt to apply it,” said Robert Dunham of the Washington, D.C.-based Death Penalty Information Center. Since the 2016 ruling, dozens of death row inmates who had been sentenced to die with nonunanimous jury decisions were granted new sentencing hearings.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:04:40 -0500
  • Fact, along with Trump, is on trial in the Senate

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    There is a confounding question at the heart of the impeachment inquiry: If one side believes in fixed truth, and the other treats truth as a fluid concept, how can the two parties even begin to seriously debate the articles of impeachment?

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:59:54 -0500
  • U.S. senator presses for declassified report on Jamal Khashoggi's slaying

    U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said on Friday he will move to compel America's intelligence chief to release information about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi if the administration does not produce a report on the killing before the end of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Wyden was invoking the Senate's power to unilaterally declassify intelligence material to push the Trump administration to release a report into the October 2018 killing of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Such a report was due by law to have been released earlier this month, a deadline the Democratic senator said the administration had flouted.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:58:46 -0500
  • Rosie Perez backs up Annabella Sciorra's rape allegation in Weinstein trial

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    After Annabella Sciorra testified that disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein raped her in the early 1990s, Rosie Perez took the stand Friday to back her up.Perez testified in the ongoing Weinstein rape trial after Sciorra told jurors Thursday that in 1993 or 1994, Weinstein raped her in her New York apartment. Bolstering Sciorra's claim, Perez said Friday that in 1993, Sciorra told her, "I think I was raped," The New York Times reports.Although Perez testified that Sciorra initially did not name the alleged perpetrator, she said Sciorra later told her it was Weinstein."She swore me never to tell anybody," Perez said. "I told her to go to the police, and she said: 'I can't. He will destroy me. He will destroy my career."Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 80 women, is facing charges of sexual assault and rape. He has pleaded not guilty and denied all allegations of nonconsensual sex acts. Prosecutors allege Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on a woman in 2006 and raped a woman in 2013, but Sciorra testified as a "prior bad acts" witness as prosecutors attempt to establish a pattern of behavior. If convicted, Weinstein faces possible life in prison.More stories from theweek.com Trump debuts official Space Force logo — and it's literally a ripoff of Star Trek 14 dead, hundreds injured after 6.7 earthquake in eastern Turkey Donald Trump and the moral decline of the pro-life movement

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:58:00 -0500
  • Childbirth classes may help first-time mothers have normal deliveries

    Researchers found that those who took a series of classes on the experience of childbirth, pain management and postpartum issues were more likely to have normal vaginal deliveries and less likely to have vacuum extraction used during their delivery. "We didn't know the impact childbirth classes (have) on delivery outcomes in low-risk, first-time pregnant women," lead study author Dr. Ohad Gluck, of the Edith Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel, told Reuters Health in an email. Past research has found that among women with severe fear or anxiety about childbirth, classes designed to prepare mothers for delivery and motherhood are associated with lower rates of cesarean delivery, better chances of breastfeeding and lower risk of postpartum depression, the study team notes in the International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:56:49 -0500
  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

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    None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. CLAIM: The virus outbreak spreading from China is nothing new; patents were created around it years ago. THE FACTS: The patents being shared online are not related to the new respiratory virus that has sickened hundreds of people in China and caused concern around the world.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:54:45 -0500
  • Man falls unconscious while in police custody, CMPD detectives investigating

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    The 41-year-old man was in police custody in Charlotte and he is in the hospital.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:54:11 -0500
  • With Wuhan virus genetic code in hand, scientists begin work on a vaccine

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    CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) - When a newly organized vaccine research group at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) met for the first time this week, its members had expected to be able to ease into their work. In just three months time, they likely will be testing the first of a number of potential experimental vaccines against the new SARS-like coronavirus that is spreading in China and beyond. "I told them, 'you are going to have your baptism of fire, folks'," Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases within NIH, said of his inaugural address to the group this week.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:48:01 -0500
  • Trump touts himself as a 'stronger defender' against abortion at March for Life rally

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    President Trump became the first sitting president to speak in person at the March for Life anti-abortion rights rally on the National Mall Friday, in an appeal for Christian conservative support as he fights for re-election. “Unborn children have never had a stronger defender in the White House,” Trump declared during his relatively short speech, touting himself as an ally for pro-life voters. "We have taken decisive action to protect the religious liberty, so important, religious liberty has been under attack all over the world and, frankly, very strongly attacked in our nation," he said.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:48:00 -0500
  • Expert witness details 'rape myths' in Harvey Weinstein case

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    Prosecutors in the Harvey Weinstein rape and sexual assault trial on Friday called on veteran forensic psychiatrist Dr. Barbara Ziv, who previously testified at Bill Cosby's criminal trial last year. As she did at the Cosby trial, Ziv outlined a series of what she described as "rape myths," widely held societal beliefs that are contradicted by statistical evidence and emerging research. Under cross-examination, Ziv acknowledged that false reports could share many of the same characteristics of accurate reports, including delayed reporting and new details emerging years later.

    Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:39:00 -0500
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