Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Loretta Lynn 'Doing Well' After Fracturing Her Hip in Home Accident

  Country legend Loretta Lynn will be “doing well” following an accident at home which caused her to fracture her hip. The 85-year-old musical icon’s team posted an update on her Instagram following the recent fall. “American music icon, Loretta Lynn will be recovering coming from a fractured hip after a fall while at home,” the post reads. “She will ...

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Merck CEO says more of drug rebates should end up with consumers

The CEO of drug giant Merck said Monday of which not enough of the rebates being negotiated for medications are being passed on to consumers. “Rebates being paid by pharmaceutical companies, the item’s about a third of what branded [drug] companies actually have as a list cost,” Merck’s chief Ken Frazier told CNBC at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. “A ...

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Oprah’s Globes speech sparks 2020 presidential speculation

Oprah Winfrey’s widely shared speech about gender, race as well as also also opportunity at the Golden Globe Awards quickly fueled speculation that will she could consider a presidential run in 2020. Receiving a lifetime achievement award, the media mogul spoke about hoping to start a “brand new day,” in which women can speak up about sexual harassment without fear. ...

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Olympics along with family reunions signal thaw in relations

KPPA/Pool via Bloomberg Cho Myoung-gyon, South Korea’s unification minister, left, along with Ri Son Gwon, chairman of North Korea’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland, shake hands while posing for photographs during a meeting inside the village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Paju, South Korea, on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The launches have ratcheted up tensions ...

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Rachael Leigh Cook on 'Baby-Sitters Club' Reunion: 'which's Like No Time Has Passed At All' (Exclusive)

We can thank the Golden Globes for yet another thing: a Baby-Sitters Club reunion! Rachael Leigh Cook (Mary Anne Spier) met up with her co-stars through the 1995 coming-of-age classic — Larisa Oleynik (Dawn Schafer), Bre Blair (Stacey McGill) as well as Schuyler Fisk (Kristy Thomas) — as well as the movie’s director, Melanie Mayron, to watch the awards show on Sunday ...

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Our opioid addiction treatment has ‘best days’ ahead

As a biotechnology company with long-term prospects, Alkermes’ treatments don’t regularly make headlines. although after years of steady growth for its leading drugs — Vivitrol, which treats opioid addiction, as well as Aristada, which treats schizophrenia — 2018 will be a year of milestones, Alkermes CEO Richard Pops told CNBC on Monday. “I think the best days of Vivitrol are ...

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Jennifer Lopez in addition to Alex Rodriguez Open Up About Relief Trip to Puerto Rico

Alex Rodriguez in addition to Jennifer Lopez are opening up about their emotional trip to Puerto Rico inside the aftermath of deadly Hurricane Maria. The pair skipped the 2018 Golden Globe Awards over the weekend to tour the island in addition to assess where millions of dollars of aid money should be spent. “I could have been [at the Golden Globes], although I ...

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US ends protected status for 0,000 Salvadoran immigrants

Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump (L) listens with US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen during a meeting with Republican members of the Senate about immigration at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2018. Around 0,000 Salvadorans allowed to live from the United States since 2001 after earthquakes in El Salvador must ...

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Didi Chuxing launches bike sharing service

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing will launch a bike-sharing service via its app, jumping into a highly-saturated market, the company announced Tuesday. Didi will integrate rival bike-sharing companies into its app, including Ofo, one of the largest in China. yet the company, which bought out Uber’s business in China in 2016, said which would certainly also launch its own-branded bike-sharing ...

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Liulishuo’s English teacher is actually powered by artificial intelligence

Chinese education start-up Liulishuo has developed what the idea calls the earth’s first artificial intelligence English teacher. After years spent gathering data on Chinese people speaking English, the firm employed deep learning to create personalized English courses powered by AI. Available on the firm’s mobile app, the courses were launched in 2016 as well as boast around 50 million registered ...

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