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Rookie docs can work longer flex hours safely, study finds

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:18
CHICAGO (AP) — Surgery patients fared just as well when junior doctors worked longer than mandated hours in the first major rigorous test of regulations many physicians say hurt medical education.

Suspect sought for choking and robbing man in North Philadephia

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:13

Suspect sought for choking and robbing man in North PhiladephiaPolice are searching for the suspect who allegedly robbed and choked a 32-year-old man in North Philadelphia.


Russia slaps travel ban on five U.S. officials

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:08
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Tuesday it had introduced a travel ban on 5 law-enforcement officials from the United States in retaliation for a similar action by Washington. The United States imposed sanctions on Monday on five Russian officials it accuses of human rights abuses including four it said were involved in the 2009 death in prison of a corruption-fighting Russian lawyer. (Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin)

Ex-drug executive Shkreli hires lawyer to celebrities for fraud case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:03

Shkreli, chief executive officer of Turing Pharmaceuticals and KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc, departs U.S. Federal Court after an arraignment following his being charged in a federal indictment filed in Brooklyn in New YorkBy Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former drug executive Martin Shkreli, facing an indictment for engaging in securities fraud, replaced his legal team on Tuesday with a New York lawyer whose past clients have included former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs. Shkreli, 32, had gained notoriety before his indictment when Turing Pharmaceuticals, which he headed at the time, raised the price of a drug used to treat a dangerous parasitic infection to $750 from $13.50. The lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, confirmed on Tuesday that he had been hired to represent Shkreli, who was arrested in December on charges filed in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.


Somali plane lands with hole in its side

BBC World News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 01:02
A passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, with a gaping hole in its fuselage.
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The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:57
iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending Jan. 31, 2016:
Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Documents detail price hike decisions by Turing, Valeant

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55

Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli is interviewed by host Maria Bartiromo during her "Mornings with Maria Bartiromo" program on the Fox Business Network, in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)Federal lawmakers have released excerpts from thousands of documents detailing how two drugmakers hiked prices to squeeze more revenue from some life-saving medicines, a practice that has recently sparked public outrage.


White Pass - 2/2/2016 8:33:30 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55
White Pass US12
2/2/2016 8:33:30 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Repair work is in winter shutdown and will resume around the first part of April.

Weather:
Clear Skies

Satus Pass - 2/2/2016 8:20:48 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55
Satus Pass US97
2/2/2016 8:20:48 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 2/2/2016 8:29:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55
Stevens Pass US2
2/2/2016 8:29:20 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Broken overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 2/2/2016 8:35:27 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55
Blewett Pass US97
2/2/2016 8:35:27 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry with frost and ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/2/2016 8:32:40 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:55
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/2/2016 8:32:40 AM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures. Christopher Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says bedbugs on Manhattan’s West […]
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Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures. Christopher Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says bedbugs on Manhattan’s West […]
Categories: Sports Center

Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:52

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug. And in New York, they did something more: They traced the nefarious pest through every subway station in the city and discovered a big genetic diversity among the bloodsucking creatures. Christopher Mason, a geneticist at Weill Cornell Medicine, says bedbugs on Manhattan’s West […]

Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:51
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have mapped the genome of the bedbug.

Chipotle reports first quarterly results since food scare

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is likely to report its first quarterly decline in sales in at least a decade Tuesday after an E. coli outbreak linked to its restaurants sickened dozens of customers and damaged its reputation as a reliable place to get a fresh food. The Denver company warned last month that it […]
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Chipotle reports first quarterly results since food scare

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is likely to report its first quarterly decline in sales in at least a decade Tuesday after an E. coli outbreak linked to its restaurants sickened dozens of customers and damaged its reputation as a reliable place to get a fresh food. The Denver company warned last month that it […]
Categories: Sports Center

Chipotle reports first quarterly results since food scare

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:50

NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is likely to report its first quarterly decline in sales in at least a decade Tuesday after an E. coli outbreak linked to its restaurants sickened dozens of customers and damaged its reputation as a reliable place to get a fresh food. The Denver company warned last month that it […]

Obama orders more earthquake resilience for gov’t buildings

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 00:40

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering all new or renovated federal buildings to be equipped with the latest protections against earthquakes. Obama signed an executive order on Wednesday creating a Federal Earthquake Risk Management Standard. The White House says the standard will improve federal buildings’ resilience to earthquakes, making them safer and lowering […]
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