Dutch Doctor Sues FDA For Right To Prescribe Abortion Pills To U.S. Women Online

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, who is based in Amsterdam, argued in a The physician last year launched the website  “For many women seeking to terminate their unwanted pregnancies … their only practical option is found on the internet,” states Gomperts’ lawsuit. The FDA is “actively using the power of the government to deny … patients their constitutionally protected right to terminate” their pregnancies. abortions in international waters to dodge nations’ restrictive laws. writes prescriptions and provides instructions on how to request the medication from an exporter in India, NPR reported. The pills are then shipped to patients’ homes. The drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, are both approved by the FDA to induce abortion under a doctor’s direction.  In March, the agency issued a warning …

‘Project Runway’ star Chris March, 56, is dead after heart attack: report

Designer Chris March walks the runway wearing Chris March for “Project Runway” Season 4 collections during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2008 at The Tent, Bryant Park on February 8, 2007. (Photo by Thomas Concordia/WireImage) “I came close to death many times—they called my family and they were told if they wanted to say goodbye to come right away,” March said of the devastating accident on the GoFundMe page. March issued another health update five months ago, in which he revealed that he had “run into several setbacks in my recovery.” ONETIME ‘AMERICAN IDOL’ CONTESTANT HALEY SMITH, 26, DIES IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH “I am also in need of leg braces, specialized physical therapy, a hearing aid, and a new living arrangement,” …

It’s debate week! (and 4 other big 2020 stories)

(CNN)With148 daysuntil the Iowa caucuses anda barely winnowed Democratic field still vying for the nomination, the 2020 election is already in full swing.Every Sunday, I round up the five BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week. That means that there will be at least 11 candidates — and two nights of debates — for the fourth debate in October. (All 10 candidates who made it into the third debate also qualify for the fourth.) Who else might get in? Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is now the closest, having met the fundraising threshold (130,000 unique donors) …

Watching Serena’s US Open defeat was a stinging reminder of my own age and ambition

(CNN)I stress-watched the US Open women’s final on Saturday between Serena Williams and Bianca Andreescu, frantically texting friends at every missed first serve and line-call challenge. Watching Serena, something the world has done collectively since she won her first Grand Slam title in 1999, has been more than just a spectator sport. It has been a live-action study in women’s ambition, and how it changes — or doesn’t — over time. We have watched Serena grow from a teenager to a woman on the court. We’ve seen her revolutionize the sport — especially for girls and women of color. She’s faced racism, sexism, and public criticism, not to mention a number of health issues. Despite these challenges, she’s become not …

Plan to reduce NI’s suicide rate revealed

Instead it states early intervention can make a real difference. Additional funding Among the 10 objectives and 44 actions is ensuring suicide prevention services and support are delivered appropriately in deprived areas where suicide and self-harm rates are highest. The strategy secured cross-departmental support and additional funding of £1.35m through the transformation programme. That brings the total funding on suicide prevention in this financial year to more than £9m. Charities had hoped there would be at least £3m in additional funds. The document states that full implementation of the strategy will require additional funding in the future. Dr McBride told BBC News NI there needs to be a refocus and applauded the joint departmental approach. Stark figures Three times as …

How come all these animals keep flying on planes?

Report End of Twitter post by @ecnowak They’re different to service animals like guide dogs or assistance dogs for people with disabilities. Last year America’s United Airlines said requests for “support pets” had risen by 75% to 76,000 in a year. But a “support peacock” known as Dexter was turned away from a flight, with the airline saying it didn’t meet guidelines because of its weight and size. Image copyright Moesha Mitchel Image caption This turkey was on board a plane in America The Emotional Support Animal Registry’s trying to get legal recognition, so flights from the UK would have to let support animals on board. It’s campaigning for a change for cats and dogs first. It says politicians “understand …

Missouri mother of 6 feeds hungry children in her neighborhood, report says

Champale Anderson, of North St. Louis, has reportedly been feeding children living in poverty in her neighborhood for five years.  (KTVI-TV) The health care provider told the television station she has an open-door policy on school days for children in the community, where they can knock on her door before and after school for snack. “I was noticing how the kids, they would always be hungry,” Anderson said. She added: “They get off the bus and they just take off running because they never know what I have in the bag. I switch it up. Sometimes I give them special treats for my special babies.” BROWN TROUT CAUGHT AT LAKE TANEYCOMO SETS NEW MISSOURI RECORD Trending in US Original Article : …

Sen. Ed Markey’s Reelection Bid Gets Key Backing From Progressive Rep. Ro Khanna

Ro Khanna, a California Democrat with strong Boston lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan has launched a challenge to Markey’s renomination from the left. Businessman and author Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a grandson of the late Robert F. Kennedy, may take on the senator, which would ensure a national spotlight on the intra-party battle. “No one matters more on climate change in the entire Congress than Ed Markey,” Khanna said. “He has the expertise on understanding what we need to do to implement a Green New Deal and the legislative skill to be able to build a coalition for legislation that can pass the Senate. When we have a Democratic president, we’re going to need Ed Markey to lead on climate change. So if someone …

The Bahamas’ death toll is rising as 70,000 residents left homeless by Hurricane Dorian seek food and shelter

Great Abaco, the Bahamas (CNN)Volunteers with search dogs continue to scour neighborhoods flattened by Hurricane Dorian, while global relief agencies are rushing to get food and shelter Saturday to some 70,000 people in the Bahamas left homeless on two northern islands. Search and rescue personnel who arrived with cadaver dogs on the Abaco Islands brought body bags and coolers to store human remains, said Joy Jibrilu, director general of the country’s tourism and aviation ministry. Workers also brought equipment to count the dead and to understand the scope of damage, Jibrilu said. Bahamas resident: You can smell the death in the air The smell of death lingered in the air in Marsh Harbour, CNN’s Gary Tuchman reported Friday, as he …

Widow Of Linkin Park Frontman Announces Engagement To ‘Angel On Earth’

Talinda Bennington broke the news in an Instagram post, and called her fiancé ― identified only as Michael F. ― her “angel on Earth.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Talinda Bennington (@talinda320) on Sep 6, 2019 at 3:59pm PDT died in July 2017 at age 41, after battling depression and Following his death, Talinda Bennington helped launch “You CAN have space in your heart for grief, joy, happiness, sadness, and love,” she wrote. National Crisis Text Line. Outside of the U.S., please visit the  Download Join HuffPost Plus Original Article : HERE ;

Harris releases plan to give VA benefits to veterans with less-than-honorable discharges and reverse military transgender ban

Manchester, NH (CNN)Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris released a new plan Saturday that aims to expand Veteran Affairs health care and housing assistance for some veterans and reverse the Trump administration’s ban on transgender recruits joining the military. “I’ve personally prosecuted homicide cases. I’ve looked at more autopsy photographs than I care to tell you,” she told the silent room. “I have seen more scenes that were the scenes of violent crime than I care to tell you. I have not served in the military, but I have seen acts of some of the worst human behavior enough to know the impact that it has on those who are on the frontlines with boots on the ground.” Harris said the …

Tory MP cleared over sex texts to women

‘Damaged reputation’ But, “given his state of mental health both now and at the time”, it concluded further action would be inappropriate. Mr Griffiths reportedly sent the women more than 2,000 messages in 21 days, weeks after the birth of his first child. A resolution letter from the watchdog said: “Mr Griffiths’ conduct has undoubtedly damaged his own reputation, as well as his health and family relationships. “However damaging these events have been for Mr Griffiths personally, I am not persuaded that the texts he exchanged with the two women have caused significant damage to the reputation of the House of Commons as a whole, or of its Members generally.” Related Topics Uttoxeter Andrew Griffiths Original Article : HERE ;

Woman’s massive brain tumor discovered after she complained of ‘phantom smells’ like burnt toast

Yasmin Clapp’s scar from where the tumor was removed. (SWNS) In March of 2018, Clapp underwent an awake craniotomy. Doctors were able to remove 98 percent of the tumor, she told the outlet. “It’s really strange when I look back at it now. I don’t know how I did it but it went really well for me,” she said. Clapp, who was left with a massive scar following her surgery, then underwent chemotherapy and radiation and is now doing well. ADVERTISEMENT

‘Calm Down, Sir!’ Meghan McCain Rips Viewer Who Backs Pam Anderson In Assange Debate

Meghan McCain and former “Baywatch” star Julian Assange on “The View” Friday. actions by the America military that Assange exposed in his first trove of released classified information in 2010 from former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. He knows everything,” Anderson said of Assange. “He’s not stupid … he’s an interesting guy. He’s obviously ruffled the feathers of some very powerful people, and powerful people want to keep him quiet.” When the audience applauded, an irritated McCain snapped at one member: “Oh, calm down, sir!” Joy Behar suggested that Assange may have conspired with Russia to put released embarrassing Democratic Party emails before the presidential election — but never touched communications by the Republican Party. Hillary Clinton is responsible for Trump.” …

Those who come after us will either curse us — or thank us

(CNN)I first saw that climate was changing in 2000, when I went to Antarctica to study penguins. A senior scientist showed me how much a glacier near the research station had shrunk during his 20 years there. I later saw accelerated melting in the high Arctic in Svalbard, Norway, and in southern Alaska, I saw entire forests dying because winters were now warm enough for bark beetle infestations. It will get worse. The scientifically measured predictions have panned out and the bad times have begun. Centuries of burning fossil fuels and raising countless billions of farm animals have put so much heat-trapping, ocean-acidifying gas into the atmosphere that the planet is overwhelmed. Join us on Twitter and Facebook But in …

Banned driver jailed for PC fence crush

The 26-year-old, of Charnley Road, had also previously admitted driving while disqualified and conspiracy to possess a Class A drug with intent to supply. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Staffordshire Police officer Ms Bond suffered a broken knee cap and leg in the attack Ms Bond was trapped against a fence, dragged along for about 6ft (2m), and then thrown to the ground, moments after she had attempted to grab the keys from Malhi’s BMW. Malhi fled and was picked up by Bullmore in a Range Rover Evoque. She drove dangerously while Mahli threw child seats out of the vehicle’s windows at pursuing police vehicles, the court heard. Cocaine with a street value of more than £2,000 was subsequently …