• Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement
Illinois to receive $1M of Johnson & Johnson settlement

To view the full article, register now. The settlement was announced Wednesday by attorneys general in the states. Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division did not admit to violating any state law or regulation, or admit to any wrongdoing.

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  • Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing
Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

He privately told former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani he could potentially still name him as attorney general after he'd offered Jeff Sessions to the job. A former Trump campaign aide is requesting that President Donald Trump set up a legal fund to help associates ensnared in the federal probe into Trump campaign contacts with Russian Fed...

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  • Beauty sleep is a real thing, researchers find
Beauty sleep is a real thing, researchers find

The team, led by Dr. Tina Sundelin , asked 25 university students, who volunteered to participate in the experiment, to have two nights of flawless sleep in a row, before having their picture taken. Dr Sundelin said: "These are notable differences and, as such, fair arguments for prioritising a good night's sleep and using other methods to reduce ...

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  • 'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know
'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers behind the latest attacks used a vulnerability exposed in US government documents leaked online. Ryan Kalember, senior vice president at Proofpoint Inc. It encrypted users' computer files and displayed a message demanding anywhere from $300 to $600 to release them; failure to pay would leave the data...

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  • Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon
Scotland needs choice on independence at end of Brexit: Sturgeon

The SNP will push for Scotland to have special status if Brexit takes places, and for it to stay a part of the single market, even if the rest of the United Kingdom opts to leave. "The bottom line though is our single market membership should be protected". "Now, in a cynical attempt to win back Leave voters who have deserted the SNP, she now ref...

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  • So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack
So far, UI untouched by 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack

Victims were told the ransom would rise to $600 within three days. Ransomware is malware that encrypts your files and makes it impossible to access the contents of your computer or system. "Otherwise they're literally fighting the problems of the present with tools from the past", it said. Sophisticated ransomware usually has an automated way...

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  • Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay
Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

The Government is facing the threat of strikes by nurses in protest at years of below inflation pay rises. Commenting on NHS nurses pay last month, a Conservative party spokesman said: "Investment in our NHS, in additional staff and indeed in their overall pay is founded on the strong economy only Theresa May and the Conservatives can provide".

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  • Black man posed no threat before officer shot him
Black man posed no threat before officer shot him

The Tulsa County District Attorney's office claims Shelby " reacted unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation with Mr. Crutcher, who was not responding to verbal commands and was walking away from her with his hands help up, becoming emotionally involved to the point that she overreacted ".

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  • Vaccine alliance says 300000 doses of Merck's Ebola shot available for emergencies
Vaccine alliance says 300000 doses of Merck's Ebola shot available for emergencies

The Zaire strain of the virus is one of the most lethal. The community is near the border with Central African Republic. "The Likati health district is in a remote area, but contact tracing is essential to contain the epidemic in its focus; the DRC can rely on very experienced health workers for this goal", Dr.

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  • Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment
Former AAP Punjab convenor quits over Mann's appointment

Asserting that he can understand the "frustration" of AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira who has quit all party posts after Mann's appointment and the anguish of Kanwar Sandhu, Dhindsa said the decision to appoint Mann as the state chief of AAP is in league with other "dictatorial decisions" of Kejriwal.

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  • Giancarlo Stanton slugs two homers, Marlins rout Mets
Giancarlo Stanton slugs two homers, Marlins rout Mets

He has one-year left on his contract after the 2017 season. They think he is one. Though, Harvey did play golf that afternoon. Harvey believes the Mets were checking to make sure he wasn't lying while the Mets side says the team was anxious because Harvey wasn't responding and that's why they sent two security people to see if he needed help.

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  • Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning
Company debuts new way to get your caffeine fix in the morning

It's the brainchild of the bagel chain Einstein Bros . and hits the bagel bins on May 4. "We hope the nation's almost four million nurses take us up on our offer for a free Espresso Buzz Bagel and shmear to jumpstart their day or give them a boost after a long night on the job".

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  • Ohio Kids Rally At The Statehouse For Mental Health Treatment
Ohio Kids Rally At The Statehouse For Mental Health Treatment

A new course created to help nurses, midwives and health visitors to improve services for women with maternal mental health problems is to be launched later this year by Sheffield Hallam University. (RSVP at http://www.zeidlercenter.org/mentalhealth ). The primary focus is on how activities like compulsive sex, recreational drug use, obsessive Int...

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  • 3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India
3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India

At least eight persons are still missing."Total 13 bodies have been recovered". The bodies, including that of a 19-year-old woman, were found floating in the river, police said. The government is likely to upgrade them to semi-mechanised boats, they added. Meanwhile, based on an FIR, lodged by a local resident Krishna Prasad Singh, police on We...

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  • More heavy rain and storms possible today
More heavy rain and storms possible today

Partly cloudy overnight, with a low of 68. West wind 9 to 11 miles per hour becoming north after midnight. Friday night will be clear with increasing clouds after midnight, then a 30 per cent chance of rain before morning. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight: Partly cloudy. Pre-dawn shower/thunderstorm. Tuesday: Sunny, with a...

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  • Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes — GRAPHIC
Federal complaint on Tad Cummins' alleged sex crimes — GRAPHIC

The cabin, authorities said , was a small, one-room building, and Cummins and Elizabeth appeared to have been sleeping on a foam mattress on the ground, the Siskiyou Daily News reported . He said Cummins wouldn't let the girl talk. The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office sent a tactical unit to the cabin Thursday morning. A day after they disapp...

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  • Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement
Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump was a prominent critic of the deal, promising to "cancel" it, and this week he refused to sign a statement endorsing the agreement. Pyle says plans to stay in Paris are based on a major misconception about the United Nations deal. The Obama administration agreed to reduce United States emissions by 2...

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  • Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday
Jackie Robinson Day to be celebrated throughout baseball on Saturday

FILE - In this 1962 file photo, former baseball player Jackie Robinson and his wife, Rachel, pose in their CT home in 1962. Seventy years ago, Jackie Robinson became the first Major League Baseball player to break the color barrier. "So, it's great to think about it and to hold the guys in high esteem but every day is Jackie Robinson Day to...

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  • Sloppiness cost Man United in Belgium, says Mourinho
Sloppiness cost Man United in Belgium, says Mourinho

Such an outcome is far from Carrick's mind, with the midfielder scoffing at the suggestion that Sunday's match against leaders Chelsea offers them a chance to lay down an important marker for next season. "But we have been playing so well for so long it is just that edge, that little bit of something, to finish teams off. There's no other chance, w...

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  • United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia
United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Nikki Haley , the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad is a US priority, just as it was under the Obama administration, and that peace in Syria was probably impossible while he remained in power.

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  • Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack
Suspected Isis recruiters arrested in St Petersburg in wake of metro attack

Investigators have not said whether the six had any links to Monday's attack, which authorities said was carried out by a Russian citizen of Kyrgyz origin, identified as Akbarzhon Jalilov. Jalilov's parents, who say they had not seen their son for a while, were due to fly into St Petersburg on Wednesday and a witness at Pulkovo airport reported ...

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  • Malegaon, four other cities in Maharashtra among ten hottest places in India
Malegaon, four other cities in Maharashtra among ten hottest places in India

According to the weather office, Anantapuramu, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema have been registering temperature of around 40 degree Celsius. While Akola town in Maharashtra recorded 44.1 degree Celsius, Barmer in Rajasthan recorded a temperature of 43.4 degrees Celsius and Narnaul in Haryana sizzled at 42 degrees Celsius.

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  • This fanged fish's venom is like heroin
This fanged fish's venom is like heroin

Fang blennies bite their targets, and it's possibly the only example of a species evolving venom to defend against predators rather than attack. Because the researchers used mice for the pain test, they can't rule out the possibility that the venom does cause pain when injected into other fish.

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  • Child dead, several others hospitalized after CO leak in MI
Child dead, several others hospitalized after CO leak in MI

The Niles police department confirmed the death of Bryan Douglas Watts, 13, of Niles, in an email to CBS News. The other children found unconscious were all aged between 12 and 14, the spokesman said. The employee opened the door to the pool area then called 911. At least one child is dead and five children hospitalized after they were found pa...

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  • 'Not a flawless deal': Transgender bathroom bill repealed in North Carolina
'Not a flawless deal': Transgender bathroom bill repealed in North Carolina

The revised law repeals the state's directive for transgender people to only use public bathrooms and showers that match their birth gender. Governor Roy Cooper, elected in November, supports the compromise and is expected to sign the bill into law but acknowledged "it's not a ideal deal".

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  • USF football player in stable condition after shooting
USF football player in stable condition after shooting

Childs has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault and a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession. "I had a chance to speak with him", Strong said, according to the Tampa Bay Times . The release says Childs had been tailgating Jovanni Jimenez about a mile from the USF campus on Saturday night. The statement added no one els...

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  • Girl badly burned by homemade slime
Girl badly burned by homemade slime

Quinn, who has missed a week of school due to her bandaged hands, is expected to make a full recovery. "I woke up in the middle of the night and my hands were just all wet and they were sticking together and they were blistered, " Kathleen said on TODAY.

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  • Saratoga County ranked as the
Saratoga County ranked as the "healthiest" county in New York State

In health outcomes , Travis County from ninth overall in 2016 to fifth this year . Madison County's high school graduation rate is 83 percent, one percentage point down from in 2016, according to the rankings . "We continue to show strong health outcomes ". Erie County comes in at No. 50 overall on the 2017 list of New York's 62 counties, but ...

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"Pizzagate" DC shooter pleads guilty to weapons-related charges

Months after a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton's involvement in a child trafficking ring out of a Washington , D.C., pizzeria blew up from a very fake news story to a real-life shooting, fringe right-wing media outlet Infowars is apologizing for its role in spreading the completely false narrative.

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  • Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational Use
Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational Use

Bills introduced in both chambers of the IL legislature this week seek to make it legal for adults (21 and over) to possess, grow, and purchase up to 28 grams of marijuana. Sen. Steans also wants to explore the issue of marijuana as an alternative to opioids for pain management. Purchases would have a sales tax of six-and-a-quarter percent.

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  • Insider Trading at Sears Holdings Corp?
Insider Trading at Sears Holdings Corp?

Lampert, a hedge fund manager who is also Sears's biggest investor, aims to reduce debt and pension obligations by $1.5 billion. Similarly, its revenue of $310.43 million came in above expectations by $12.01 million. Sears has disclosed it may not be able to continue as a going concern despite a turnaround effort that has included selling stores an...

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  • Teenager 'sexually assaulted on Facebook Live'
Teenager 'sexually assaulted on Facebook Live'

Sunday, but her mother feared she might be in danger after seeing her daughter in a "disgusting" Facebook Live video. She said her daughter appeared to be scared, and the men were acting abusive toward the teen. Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that several people had viewed the video on social media but did not notify police. Guglielmi said Joh...

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  • 'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend

The remake also nabbed several other less notable distinctions, including the highest opening for a Disney animated to mostly-live-action conversion and seventh highest domestic opening weekend ever (just passing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and its $ 169 million debut in 2011).

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  • Interpol Lists Four North Koreans Wanted in Kim Murder: Malaysian Police
Interpol Lists Four North Koreans Wanted in Kim Murder: Malaysian Police

Police requested Interpol's help to apprehend the suspects last month. The event, held at the As-Salam Mosque in the embassy complex, ended with the reading of a special prayer for the safety of 11 Malaysians, including three officers of the Malaysian Embassy in Pyongyang, who are now stranded there after the North Korean government banned all Ma...

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  • Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill
Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill

A copy of the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan was provided to The Associated Press. "We made certain changes but frankly very little", he said. Mark Sanford of SC and Dave Brat of Virginia, have been very vocal about their problems with the bill. Moderates like Rep. Charlie Dent, a Republican from Pe...

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