An emerging new form of malaria poses a deadly threat to humans, research has shown. It had been thought the parasite Plasmodium knowlesi infected only monkeys. But it has recently been found to be widespread in humans in Malaysia, and the latest study confirms that it can kill if not treated quickly.
Turkey’s Tax Ministry this week slapped a $2.5 billion fine on a media group, Dogan Yayin, a conglomerate of newspapers and television stations that has been the most critical of the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s strong-willed prime minister.
One in every 33 women who attend worship services regularly has been the target of sexual advances by a religious leader, according to a survey released Wednesday.
The study, by researchers at Baylor University, found that the problem is so pervasive that it almost certainly involves a wide range of denominations and religious traditions and a wide range of spiritual leaders.
The Federal Reserve, through its extensive network of consultants, visiting scholars, alumni and staff economists, so thoroughly dominates the field of economics that real criticism of the central bank has become a career liability for members of the profession, an investigation by the Huffington Post has found.
Freshmen legislators arriving in Sacramento receive advice from veteran politicians about the intricacies of working in California's capital. One of those tips is to remember that microphones broadcasting legislative debates can also capture embarrassing, career-ending personal admissions if a politician isn't careful. Michael D. Duvall, Orange County's 72nd Assembly District representative, must have forgotten the warning.
PARENTS are being threatened with having their children taken into care after questioning doctors’ diagnoses or objecting to their medical care.
John Hemming, a Liberal Democrat MP, who campaigns to stop injustices in the family court, said: “Very often care proceedings are used as retaliation by local authorities against ‘uppity’ people who question the system.”
Cases are emerging across the UK:
Eli Lilly and Co. paid doctors in South Carolina for participating in a speakers program in exchange for prescribing the antipsychotic Zyprexa and used golf bets to get more patients on the drug, according to notes by sales representatives.
The allegations are the latest twist in what has become a spate of state lawsuits against the Indianapolis drug maker over its marketing practices.
One year after the near collapse of the global financial system, this much is clear: The financial world as we knew it is over, and something new is rising from its ashes. Historians will look to September 2008 as a watershed for the U.S. economy.
TVNL Comment: Keeping consumers in constant debt is the strategy that feeds capitalism as we know it. Don't kid yourself. The cycle will crawl back and debt will rule once again.
An Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Tuesday.
The exact nature of the satellite has been kept very secret. No federal agency has laid claim to ownership.
TVNL Comment: How is this permitted? We have allowed our government to become so powerful they can do things like this without telling us what they are doing. Is it a nuclear weapon? Is it a biological weapon system? Is it an experiemt that can accidently lead to our death or the death of the world? Is it meant to spy on us? This is unacceptable and the people of the world and the nation have to wake up and take back control of our lives!
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