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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Millionaire Gigi Jordan on trial for killing autistic son in New York

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:19pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Mum on trial for killing autistic son A multimillionaire mother killed her autistic eight-year-old son by forcing painkillers and other drugs down his throat ... at the defence table as jurors heard the beginning of competing versions of a story her lawyers say she yearns to tell. Her son, Jude Mirra, was found dead of a drug overdose and Jordan was found ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tobacco sales halted sooner than planned at US drug store chain CVS

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Leading US drug chain ends sale of tobacco CVS, the leading US drug chain by sales, announced that it had stopped selling tobacco products and was changing its name to reflect a greater focus on health. CVS- which operates some 7,700 pharmacies- said on Wednesday that it had ended the sale of cigarettes, pipe tobacco and other products ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    'Dusting'- US teenagers' use of dust cleaner to get high- is spreading

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... who are at least 18. Manufacturers of dust cleaning products add "bittering agents" to their formulas, hoping the harsh taste will curb abuse, but drug counsellors say ... McClatchy-Tribune in Chicago Abuse of chemical-laced compressed-air product, easily bought in shops, can cause brain damage and is implicated in crash that killed girl, five More getting ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US town looted as police say slain black teenager was robbery suspect

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 05:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ferguson Protesters storm shop that shot teen allegedly robbed Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager shot by a white police officer boiled over again when ... a teenager fatally shot by a Florida neighbourhood-watch organiser who was acquitted of murder. ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US gamers use hoax called 'swatting' to retaliate against opponents

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... a game of Call of Duty when he called police using Skype. Swat officers who turned up at the home of his victorious rival found only a teenager wearing headphones. In Bradenton, Florida, at least ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI takes over case of police officer in Missouri shooting black teenager

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by AGENCIES

    ... black teenager, a death that was followed by unrest as crowds looted and burned stores. Police arrested 32 people after rioting and looting erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, late on Sunday ... from some civil rights leaders, who referred to the 2012 racially charged shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager by a Florida neighbourhood watch organiser who was acquitted ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Texas Governor Perry indicted over abuse-of-power allegations

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 07:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Austin Democrats call for potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate's resignation over allegations he abused his power with veto threat Texas Governor Perry indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, has been indicted by a grand jury over allegations he abused his power, prompting calls for him to resign. ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenage inmates endure 'culture of violence' at Rikers Island prison

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:25pm by MCT

    ... and practice of excessive force and violence" violated the constitutional rights of teenage male inmates. The findings were forwarded to Mayor Bill de Blasio and other top city officials, along ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Teenaged children of mums who used crack in pregnancy show few ill effects

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Research on teenagers adds fresh evidence that the 1980s "crack baby" scare was overblown, finding little proof of major long-term ill effects in those whose mothers used cocaine during ... small and may have resulted from other factors including family problems or violence, parents' continued drug use and poverty, the researchers said. They reviewed 27 studies involving more ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US pharmacist linked to deadly meningitis outbreak held en route to Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:28pm by AP

    ... for human use. After receiving the drug, Michigan Pain Specialists doctors injected it into patients. As a result, 217 contracted fungal meningitis, and 15 of them died, according to the affidavit. In an affidavit, a special agent with the US Food and Drug Administration said Chin used numerous unsafe practices while producing the medication, including improper sterilisation and improper testing. ...




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