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Medical Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize
Author: 0 Polish author Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International prize

The book's translator, Jennifer Croft , will receive half of the £50,000 (approximately Rs 45 lakh) cash prize. Translated by Jennifer Croft, the novel explores human nature with tales of a 17th-century anatomist's journey, connecting the themes of travel and human anatomy to the present day.

Medical Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'
Author: 0 Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'

You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used . "Whether the USA will meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown is entirely dependent upon the decision and behavior of the United States", the North Korean statement read.

Medical Haha, Trump legally can't block people on Twitter anymore
Author: 0 Haha, Trump legally can't block people on Twitter anymore

The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by seven people, including local standup comic Nicholas Pappas, who claimed the presidential block caused "irreparable injury to their First Amendment rights". Buchwald issued a "declaratory judgment" on behalf of the plaintiff, writing, "no government official - including the President - is above the law, and all government officials are presumed to follow the law as has been declared".

Medical Texas leaders mull more security, mental health screenings to prevent shootings
Author: 0 Texas leaders mull more security, mental health screenings to prevent shootings

State Department program. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will be represented by Chance Freeman, director of the Hurricane Harvey Crisis Counseling Program in the Disaster Behavioral Health Unit. He said that's especially true when talking about parental involvement; one idea was mandating parental training. "I know a school district in the Houston area that's got 20,000 students who've got undocumented parents", he said.

Medical Fate of 12 North Korean Waitresses Strains Moon-Kim Detente
Author: 0 Fate of 12 North Korean Waitresses Strains Moon-Kim Detente

Some in the U.S. government worry that Moon may be prepared to accept a less-stringent version of North Korean denuclearisation than Washington wants. The result is fear and anger among the defector community in the South, says Song Young-chae, a member of the Seoul-based Worldwide Coalition to Stop Genocide in North Korea.

Medical Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine shuts down print and web publications
Author: 0 Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine shuts down print and web publications

Interview Magazine, formed in 1969, is best known for its intimate interviews with many artists, actors, singers and pop culture stalwarts but its now ceasing following years of alleged financial strain. Former associate publisher Jane Katz also claims Interview owes her unpaid wages to the tune of $230,000. He and his then-wife Sandra bought Interview shortly after Warhol's death in 1987.

Medical Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros
Author: 0 Ryanair's profit up 10 pct to 1.45 bln euros

Ryanair , Europe's biggest low-priced airline, is grappling with increased costs after a rostering foul up a year ago left it short of pilots and compelled it to give in to demands for union recognition and sweetened contracts. Earlier this year it surprised aviation observers by buying a chunk of Austria-based airline LaudaMotion - and the Irish company is now sniffing around for more acquisitions.

Medical Female officer fatally injured in Maryland; police still searching for suspects
Author: 0 Female officer fatally injured in Maryland; police still searching for suspects

Vinson said the officer may have been responding to a burglary in process noting that one home on the block had some damage to a patio door. Kurek said gunshots were heard and the Jeep ran over the officer. Witnesses interviewed by local television stations in the Baltimore area reported seeing a Jeep running over the officer, but police officials said they could not confirm any of the accounts and that her cause of death would not be determined until an autopsy was complete.

Medical Warriors run riot in Game 3
Author: 0 Warriors run riot in Game 3

Few loved this new side of Steph Curry more than teammate Kevin Durant . Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni admitted his team had been battered - but insisted they could recover. "Played soft, actually. I mean, you can't do that with these guys". He was also putting aside a frustrating season that brought one injury after another.

Medical Major Thoughts Coming Out Of Avengers: Infinity War
Author: 0 Major Thoughts Coming Out Of Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War' happens to be the sequel to 2012's Marvel's The Avengers and 2015's Avengers : Age of Ultron . We really want to complete that storytelling before we start talking about what's next. However, the Asgardians could be set for a reunion in a different MCU film . British exhibition giant Cineworld Group, which earlier this year closed its acquisition of Regal Entertainment Group, on Wednesday reported higher revenue for the January-May 13 period, driven by the ...

Medical In DR Congo identified 11 new cases of infection with Ebola
Author: 0 In DR Congo identified 11 new cases of infection with Ebola

The other was in Bikoro , the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. The UN health agency is deploying around 30 experts to conduct surveillance in Mbandaka and is working with the DRC's Ministry of Health advising communities on prevention, treatment and reporting of new cases.

Medical Stop attack on Gaza: Lebanese actress appeals at Cannes with placard
Author: 0 Stop attack on Gaza: Lebanese actress appeals at Cannes with placard

The actress has been a regular on the famous red carpet for years now and is well aware of the long-running (if not ridiculous) rule about wearing heels for the event. "We shouldn't wear high heels". "If you don't ask guys to wear a dress and heels, you can't ask me too", said not hiding his bisexuality, the actress in an interview previous year.

Medical Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
Author: 0 Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

The researchers found 115,856 such encounters for suicide ideation and attempts in emergency departments at 31 children's hospitals around the U.S. They found that nearly two-thirds of these encounters were girls. Children aged 12-14 represented 37 percent of the events, while about 13 percent accounted for children between 5 and 11. The researchers looked overall suicide ideation and attempt rates in school-age children and adolescents then they evaluated the data month-by-month and found ...

Medical FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms
Author: 0 FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

Over a year ago, the FDA created the Opioid Policy Steering Committee with the goal of reducing exposure to opioids, preventing more addictions and developing and cultivating the use of medications to treat opioid addiction. Typical patients will receive three tablets taken orally four times a day at five- to six-hour intervals during the period of peak withdrawal symptoms.

Medical The Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 87
Author: 0 The Bonfire of the Vanities author Tom Wolfe dies aged 87

His 1970 book Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, examined racial tensions in the United States and lampooned some of the good intentions of NY liberals in awkward detail. Wolfe (and Ms. Ephron) had been a founding contributor 20 years earlier. Born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 2, 1930, Wolfe was a star baseball player at his high school and also edited its newspaper.

Medical Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again
Author: 0 Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

The most recent cases reported by the CDC started May 2, part of the 23 new cases across the nation in the last week, bringing the total to 172. The CDC determined that the outbreak was tied to romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona, and has advised consumes to avoid buying romaine lettuce from that region for weeks.

Medical STD cases drastically climb in California
Author: 0 STD cases drastically climb in California

In 2017, there were 218,710 reported cases of chlamydia, the highest number since 1990, representing a 9% increase over 2016. Gonorrhea cases saw a 16 percent increase in the same time frame but affected twice as many men than women. There were 13,605 early syphilis cases reported in 2017, people reporting the first stage of the disease marked by sores in or around the mouth and genitals.

Medical Fox Was 'Emboldened' to Revive 'Last Man Standing' After 'Roseanne' Reboot Exploded
Author: 0 Fox Was 'Emboldened' to Revive 'Last Man Standing' After 'Roseanne' Reboot Exploded

It did so well and it certainly did remind us that we have a huge, iconic comedy star in our Fox family. Fox also announced early Monday that Last Man Standing will air on Fridays at 8 p.m. Fox scheduled the comedy in the Friday night lineup, claiming that they "were emboldened by Roseanne ", and nothing more. "There's certain things in life you just know have reached their end-including the mayonnaise in the green room", a beaming Allen quipped onstage.

Medical West Ham defender Pablo Zabaleta happy where he is
Author: 0 West Ham defender Pablo Zabaleta happy where he is

Manchester United were in danger of dropping into a battle for third in the Premier League following their loss at Brighton on Friday night. "We came second. BRIAN DEAR insisted West Ham United's Premier League clash with Everton on Sunday is far from a dead-rubber as far as the two managers are concerned.

Medical Saudi Arabia set to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts program
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia set to pursue nuclear weapons if Iran restarts program

It identified the missiles fired as Burkan, or Volcano, missiles. Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit stressed on Wednesday the need to review the Iran nuclear deal . Only Israel and Saudi Arabia expressed support for the United States president's stance. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at La Moncloa palace in Madrid on April 12.

Medical Buhari lands in Abuja after visit to Trump, technical stopover in London
Author: 0 Buhari lands in Abuja after visit to Trump, technical stopover in London

The explanation was offered by the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu . Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) ‎has cautioned the National Assembly on the impreachment moves against President Muhammadu Buhari , adding it will not be in the interest of Nigeria.

Medical Surgeons Remove Tumor That Weighs As Much As A Person
Author: 0 Surgeons Remove Tumor That Weighs As Much As A Person

Complicating things for the woman: The tumor was growing. Her doctor did a CT scan and discovered that the patient, who has chosen to remain anonymous, had an enormous mass on her left ovary. There are many different forms of ovarian tumors , with some being cancerous. Most mucinous tumors (about 80 percent) are benign , and about 83 percent of mucinous tumors that are cancerous are diagnosed while they are stage I.

Medical 'American Gods' Season 2 Set Video Reveals Release Window
Author: 0 'American Gods' Season 2 Set Video Reveals Release Window

Are you excited about the upcoming second season? American Gods author/executive producer Neil Gaiman offered up a sneak peek at Season 2 of the Starz drama Monday when he tweeted a photo of himself and new co-showrunner Jesse Alexander with the cast at a spot fans of the book will instantly recognize: House on the Rock in Spring Green, Wisc.

Medical Court ruling could affect whether workers are employees or contractors
Author: 0 Court ruling could affect whether workers are employees or contractors

To list workers as independent contractors, businesses have to show they do not control and direct the work, that the duties fall outside what the company normally does and the worker is "customarily engaged in an independently established trade, occupation or business", the California supreme court said.

Medical Rams ship WR Austin to Cowboys for sixth-round pick
Author: 0 Rams ship WR Austin to Cowboys for sixth-round pick

In five years as a Ram, Austin scored 12 receiving touchdowns, 9 rushing touchdowns and three punt return touchdowns, but only once had more than 500 receiving yards in a season. 192 overall. Throughout his five years with the club, the West Virginia product was an integral part of the team's offense and special teams units. And while Austin does have game changing speed, he's averaging just 8.7 yards per reception for his career, which is another red flag.

Medical Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in West Michigan
Author: 0 Red Cross installing free smoke alarms in West Michigan

The agency will also help families create fire escape plans and replace batteries in working alarms. Going door to door, volunteers of the American Red Cross along with the West Fargo Fire Department went knocking to install free smoke alarms.

Medical Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Out Of Lineup Against Brewers
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Out Of Lineup Against Brewers

Brent Suter (1-2, 5.68 ERA) pitches for Milwaukee. Three relievers combined to keep Mercer stranded, sending the game to extra innings but the Cardinals wound up losing for just the third time in 13 games. Quintana, meanwhile, hasn't been sharp but did strike out six in a six-inning shutout against the Brewers three starts ago. Pedro Strop (3-0) retired Aguilar - his only batter - on a flyout that ended the seventh.

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