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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Malibu divided over fears of toxic chemical cover-up in public school

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by GDN

    ... a public, three-school campus where students scored high SAT scores, staged plays, rode horses and played soccer and water polo. Some parents and teachers, and at least one official, believe ... remained unconvinced. They formed a group, Malibu Unites, which teamed up with Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (Peer), a group representing teachers, and commissioned new tests. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620001/malibu-divided-over-fears-toxic-chemical-cover-public-school
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Activists urge US drug agency head Margaret Hamburg to quit over painkiller abuse

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... the agency since 2009. The FDA has been under fire from public health advocates, politicians and law enforcement officials since last October, when it approved a powerful new painkiller called ... tireless public health advocate". "Preventing prescription opioid abuse and ensuring that patients have access to appropriate treatments for pain are both top public health priorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1599746/activists-urge-us-drug-agency-head-margaret-hamburg-quit-over-painkiller
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US officials say 100,000 immigrants face losing health-care insurance

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:45pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post 100,000 immigrants risk eligibility and many more face loss of premium assistance Many face the loss of US health insurance US health officials say more than 100,000 immigrants who bought health-care plans through the federal insurance exchange will have their coverage cut off at the end of the month, because they failed to provide proof by the September ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593997/us-officials-say-100000-immigrants-face-losing-health-care-insurance
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Dirty doctor sent tawdry texts during surgery, Seattle health officials say

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:30am by NYT

    ... for his own sexual gratification, and may also have been exchanging sexually explicit texts with that patient, according to documents made public by the Washington Department of Health. In one ... McClatchy-Tribune Dirty doctor sent tawdry texts, health officials say A doctor in America has been suspended after state officials discovered he was allegedly sending sexually explicit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530319/dirty-doctor-sent-tawdry-texts-during-surgery-seattle-health-officials
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Navy expelled Vice-President Biden’s son after positive cocaine test

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 11:38am by AFP

    ... administrative discharge," he said in the statement. "I respect the navy's decision. With the love and support of my family, I'm moving forward." There was no public response from the vice-president's office. Hunter Biden, who held the rank of ensign, had been selected for a commission in 2012 and assigned to a unit in the state of Virginia to work in public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618324/us-navy-expelled-vice-president-bidens-son-after-positive-cocaine-test
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New Orleans teachers face charges of group sex with student, aged 16

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AP

    ... house arrest with requirements that she undergo "intensive mental health treatment", the sheriff's office said. Officials first heard of the alleged incidents on September 26 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1610086/new-orleans-teachers-face-charges-group-sex-student-aged-16
  7. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Non-bank lenders offer easy credit to US landlords as rental market grows

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 07:16am by Reuters

    ... according to Inside Mortgage Finance. Second, it contributes to the decline in home ownership, long encouraged by successive administrations as a foundation of individual prosperity and the health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1611453/non-bank-lenders-offer-easy-credit-us-landlords-rental-market
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds of Asian students at Harvard get email death threats

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by Bloomberg

    ... The recipients were mainly women with Asian surnames. Students later received updates from Harvard police, along with offers of mental-health resources from faculty and student groups. At the weekend, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1610149/hundreds-asian-students-harvard-get-email-death-threats
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    White House intruder had machete and ammunition in car, court told

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 09:30pm by AFP

    ... amount of ammunition... renders him a danger to the president," Mudd told Judge John Facciola, who set October 1 for a detention hearing. Gonzalez was assigned a public defender to represent him, but an offer of a mental health assessment was declined. Earlier on Monday, as the Secret Service reviewed its security practices, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1598909/white-house-intruder-had-machete-and-ammunition-car-court-told
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Why Julia Pierson, first woman head of US Secret Service, felt she had to quit

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 06:08am by Bloomberg, AP

    ... interrogation during a public hearing and a later closed-door session before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee- but failed to talk her way out of trouble. "I think she had a disastrous ... will be scrutinised during an independent review by the Department of Homeland Security. She did win plaudits from agents for seeking their opinion and trying to reshape the agency, and lists publication ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1609595/why-julia-pierson-first-woman-head-us-secret-service-felt-she-had-quit

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