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Source: The Guardian

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-06-19 14:30:32 -0700 | technology-news

Peter Francis said his experiments had been successful, but in truth, they were still on the drawing board. Photograph: Massimo Brega A talented British doctor committed research fraud in the United States by applying for two grants on the basis...
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Source: Kansas City Star

Brussels :: Belgium | updated 2012-06-19 09:28:38 -0700 | business-news

The European Union's competition regulator says it has approved Johnson & Johnson's $21.3 billion acquisition of Swiss orthopedics maker Synthes.The European Commission said Thursday J&J's promise to sell its trauma business ensured "the merged entity would continue to face competition"...
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Source: International Business Times

Westminster :: CO :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 14:30:23 -0700 | sports-news

Ken Livingstone, Labour candidate for the Mayor of London , has revealed he uses private healthcare after previously opposing NHS privatisation. Share This Story A spokesperson for Livingstone said he uses an "external provider" for annual check-ups.
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Source: Indian Express

Mumbai :: India | updated 2012-06-19 01:51:47 -0700 | entertainment-news

Many people in the industry were of the opinion that the film would get an 'A' certificate as the topic of sperm donation is considered a taboo subject. But the Censor Board's liberal attitude has made John very happy as...
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Source: Telegraph India

Omaha :: NE :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 09:28:25 -0700 | political-news

Buffett disclosed yesterday that he had prostate cancer, a development that would probably heighten the questions over his successor as the chief executive of his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway. Yet Buffett, who will turn 82 this summer, also made clear that...
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Source: Associated Press

Tacoma :: WA :: USA | updated 2012-06-20 20:46:17 -0700 | technology-news

Officials at a Tacoma, Wash., zoo say an elderly polar bear has been euthanized after suffering sudden major paralysis of his right side. Point Defiance Zoo veterinarian Dr. Holly Reed says 27-year-old Kenneth first began showing mobility problems on Monday...Reed...
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Source: KSBY

Ventura :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 01:50:51 -0700 | political-news

CVS Pharmacy will pay nearly $14 million to settle California claims that it illegally disposed of hazardous waste. Authorities say a Ventura County judge approved the settlement Wednesday. The Rhode Island-based chain came under investigation two years ago after allegations...
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Source: KSBY

San Luis Obispo :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 01:50:47 -0700 | sports-news

News Paso Robles Police arrested a Greenfield woman on child endangerment charges Monday after they say she restrained, threatened, and assaulted two girls, ages 10 and 11, at a social gathering at a Paso Robles home Saturday. Police say Eliana...
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Source: KSBY

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-06-18 20:48:16 -0700 | political-news

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants voters to designate a permanent half-cent sales tax for transit construction in the notoriously gridlocked city...County voters in 2008 endorsed the half-cent tax boost for transit, which is slated to expire in 2039.
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Source: PRWeb

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-02-27 11:04:01 -0800 | political-news

Sacramento County voters will have an opportunity to get it right on medical cannabis in November. April 18, 2012 A voter initiative to properly regulate the medical cannabis industry in Sacramento County is halfway to its goal of 80,000 plus...
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Source: Fitsugar

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 01:50:40 -0700 | sports-news

The unusually hot weather caused dehydration, heat exhaustion, and in some cases, heat stoke for some of the 2,000 runners. Amid those grueling temps, Kenya's Sharon Cherop emerged as the women's elite champion , who during a press conference shared...
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Source: TMZ

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-06-19 01:50:37 -0700 | entertainment-news

Phone Number (required): -- Enter your phone number...Dick Clark Dead at 82 'Massive Heart Attack' Exclusive Dick Clark -- famed TV producer, and "New Year's Rockin' Eve" host -- died from a massive heart attack this morning .
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Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

Des Moines :: IA :: USA | updated 2012-06-18 15:43:15 -0700 | political-news

Kentucky was one of four states to rank near the bottom on three of the six performance measures the federal government collects from clinics...Georgia was the worst in the nation with four of six measures at the bottom. The six...
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Source: BBC

Harare :: Zimbabwe | updated 2012-08-04 19:33:44 -0700 | political-news

Cheering crowds have greeted the Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, at the start of independence day celebrations in Harare. It is his first major engagement since he returned from a visit to Singapore. That trip prompted speculation that the 88-year-old leader...
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Source: The New York Times

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2012-06-18 10:39:15 -0700 | business-news

The industry was shaken in 2005 by disclosures that a major maker of heart defibrillators , Guidant, had not warned doctors about a potentially fatal flaw in its products. Subsequently, Guidant and other device makers promised to set up independent...
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