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A portentous election for Democrats in the Peach State

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SurveyUSA's previously polled the race in April, before the initial jungle primary that sent Ossoff and Handel , the top two finishers , into a runoff. 45% of Democrats and 76% of Republicans say it is not an issue for them at all. Georgia had complied with that requirement ahead of theApril special election, but said that anyone who had not registered by March 20 also could not vote in June. Read More »

From 'Magic' Mushrooms to Meth: The ER Rates for Drug Users

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They can be risky and cause panic attacks or confusion. "Death from toxicity is almost unheard of with poisoning with more risky fungi being a much greater risk in terms of serious harms". "Encounters with newer policing methods of drug detection dogs ("sniffer dogs") can encourage high-risk behaviors". Meanwhile, synthetic cannabinoids - potent chemical products created to imitate the effects of THC, marijuana's psychoactive compound, bearing names like "K2", "spice" and "black mamba" - ... Read More »

NATO Agrees to Formally Joint Anti-ISIS Coalition

US President Donald Trump on Thursday ran into the first problems of a landmark European trip, embarrassingly called out in public over Russian Federation and on leaks into the Manchester terror attack. A new strain emerged on the relationship between the US and a key European ally: a British official said Thursday that police in Manchester will stop sharing information about their bombing investigation with the USA until they get a guarantee that there will be no more leaks to the news media. Read More »

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill

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The Republican governor said Wednesday he has concerns about public safety , children's health and how to measure impaired drivers. "We are disappointed by the governor's decision to veto this widely supported legislation, but we are very encouraged by the governor's offer to work with legislators to pass a legalization bill during the summer veto session", he said. Read More »

Real ID bill sent to Gov. Wolf

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During a news conference earlier in the week, Wolf said that he was "waiting with bated breath" for legislators to act before the federal government's June 6 deadline. EDLs and EIDs allow re-entry into the United States via land and sea from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda or the Caribbean. With Tuesday's vote, state officials will ask Homeland Security for an extension to get REAL ID-compliant licenses available to Pennsylvania travelers. Read More »

Employee with 'cattitude' to receive cat-cuddling benefits

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In the job advert, the cat-only veterinary clinic makes clear that it is an equal opportunities employer, but that it does discriminate against dogs attending the clinic as patients. It's probably worth getting if you aspire to cuddle with cats for a living, though. "We need someone who can back us up and continue the care with the cats , so they're not feeling like 'oh I feel disgusting, and I'm sitting here in a kennel, and a I don't know where I am and I don't know these people'". Read More »

2 addiction counselors at halfway house die of drug overdose

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Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge did not return phone calls for comment and, as of Wednesday, its website has been taken offline. Emergency responders were called to Freedom Ridge Recovery Lodge on Sunday afternoon after residents found the counselors unresponsive in separate bedrooms. Read More »

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Stake Maintained by Whittier Trust Co

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Amg Funds Lc reported 0.69% in Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (NYSE:CTB). Receive Cooper Tire & Rubber Company News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter . Read More »

Constellation Brands seeks to acquire maker of Jack Daniel's, Brown-Forman

The stock rose 0.74% or $0.42 reaching $57.34 per share. According to Market Watch , Brown-Forman has a value of US$22.24 billion, while Constellation Brands's value sits at US$35.53 billion. RBC has a sector perform rating on BF.B and a $51 price target. As per Monday, September 28, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. "For almost 150 years, the company and the Brown family have been committed to preserving Brown-Forman as a thriving, family-controlled, independent ... Read More »

Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says

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Professor Orrin Devinsky , from New York University Langone Medical Center who co-led the global trial , said: "Cannabidiol should not be viewed as a panacea for epilepsy, but for patients with especially severe forms who have not responded to numerous medications, these results provide hope that we may soon have another treatment option". Read More »

Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

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He calls it "immoral". The budget not only slashes funding for food stamps by $191 billion over the next decade - that is, by more than a quarter - but also proposes charging retailers a new fee if they want to accept food stamps from customers. Read More »

(MRK) Position Held by Hall Laurie J Trustee

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 0.76%. About shares traded. TJX Companies Inc (NYSE:TJX) has declined 2.02% since May 24, 2016 and is downtrending. General American Invsts Com Inc reported 1.58% in Merck & Co., Inc. The firm earned "Sector Outperform" rating on Friday, August 14 by Howard Weil. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 15 by Jefferies. Read More »

Zika hit Florida months before infections found, study says

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Although the CSU team described the lab results as surprising, they mentioned that there is no reason to believe that these coinfections are more severe than a single virus infection at a time. However, it might take some time before they can start human trials. The study showed that Zika's establishment within Brazil - and its spread from there to other regions - occurred before Zika transmission in the Americas was first discovered. Read More »

Active Volume Stock: GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GLYC)

GlycoMimetics, Inc. (GLYC ) is a part of Healthcare sector and belongs to Biotechnology industry. Finally, State Street Corp raised its position in GlycoMimetics by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. In the quarter ending September 2016, GlycoMimetics, Inc . delivered smaller earnings beat. It has outperformed by 64.55% the S&P500. According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 3 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 2 brokers "outperform", 0 brokers "hold", 0 brokers ... Read More »

Fitness trackers: are they accurate?

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In the study , researchers tested the heart rate and calorie measurements from seven popular fitness trackers: the Apple Watch, Basis Peak , Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band , Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn and Samsung Gear S2 . "The heart-rate measurements performed far better than we expected, but the energy expenditure measures were way off the mark", said Euan Ashley , professor of cardiovascular medicine, genetics and biomedical data science at Stanford, and the senior author of the study. Read More »

Reporter alleges GOP House candidate 'body-slammed' him

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The Gallatin County Sheriff's department made the announcement in a press statement late Wednesday. No charges were filed, the Sheriff's Office said , since it did not have all the information. The statement goes on to say that Jacobs was asked to lower the recorder, but did not. Authorities say they're investigating allegations of assault. Read More »

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

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South Korea's army responded with 90 rounds of K3 machine-gun fire in the direction of the North, according to Yonhap News Agency, and has not yet been able to identify the "projectile". All 15 council members, including the North's closest ally China, approved a statement Monday afternoon similar to condemnations after previous missile tests. Read More »

Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopeful

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Jessica Chase, president of Bruins Elect and third-year political science student, said her club is campaigning for candidates in Georgia and Montana because local elections for Los Angeles municipal and school board positions finished earlier this month. Read More »

Report says bill would cut deficit by $119b

House GOP leaders rushed the vote through without waiting for the CBO , which forecast that 24 million fewer Americans would get coverage through the original American Health Care Act or Obamacare . "Today's estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office show that last-minute changes to the AHCA made by the House offered no real improvements". Read More »

Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

House Republicans, led by Speaker Paul Ryan , narrowly passed the American Health Care Act on May 4 - before it was analyzed by the Congressional Budget Office . Democrats criticized what they viewed as the GOP's effort to rush the American Health Care Act through the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this month , before it had been properly vetted by the CBO . Read More »

Panamagate: JIT submits 1st fortnightly report to Pak SC

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JIT head Wajid Zia submitted the interim report pertaining to Panama case probe in Supreme Court . The three-judge special bench will take up on May 29 Hussain Nawaz's plea, objecting to Amer Aziz and Bilal Rasool, who respectively represent the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in the six-member JIT. Read More »

Topshop Australia enters voluntary administration

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The franchisee running Topshop and Topman in Australia has gone into voluntary administration, the latest clothing outlet to be hit by the retail crunch. The business struggled with counterseasonality and a complex supply chain and lost market share as fast fashion rivals Zara and H&M and apparel retailer Uniqlo opened dozens of new stores. Read More »

Trump's budget proposal guts health care safety net

Trump won support from GOP leaders. When confronted about this during a press conference on Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney argued that the administration "did [the double count] on objective..." Rep. "This budget, if fully implemented, would cause us to retreat from the world diplomatically or put people at risk". Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, said. Read More »

Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next

Thanking the pope for the documents, the president said, "Well, I'll be reading them". "Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis ". Francis gifted Trump with his 2015 letter " Laudato Si " during their half-hour meeting Wednesday, Bloomberg reported . Read More »