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October 21, 2017 6:14 AM Palace slams IPU for 'bullying'

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Saturday accused an international lawmakers group of bullying for its plan to send an observer here to monitor the trial of a detained senator who is critical of the administration. In its report, the Inter-Parliamentary Union recently said it is sending an observer to monitor the trial of embattled Sen. Leila de Lima as soon as it commences 158

October 20, 2017 11:31 PM U.S. approves 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer

T cells filtered from a patient’s blood are reprogrammed to target and kill cancer cells before multiplying into “living drugs” U.S. regulators have approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for aggressive lymphoma in adults. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed sales of the treatment from Kite Pharma 120

October 20, 2017 12:39 PM Fourteen years for corruption, not stock theft

That is how government hopes to fix the country’s crime situation in so far as stock theft is concerned. When cattle thieves are threatened with the envisaged obscenity, so goes the theory, the farmer’s nightmare will end. Farmers will have velvet dreams and live happily ever after. WRONG WAY! For the avoidance of doubt, I am a farmer. As such, I am not impervious 140

October 19, 2017 3:21 PM Students turn abandoned buildings into sex and drugs initiation schools

Unruly students in Francistown are said to have turned some of the city’s deserted buildings into havens for illicit sex and drugs. The startling revelations emerged recently at a meeting held by civic leaders together with Guidance & Counseling teachers and officials from the Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development (MYESCD) 97

October 16, 2017 4:00 AM Regional drug barons invade Botswana

He said that most common drugs smuggled into the country are marijuana, crack, methcathinone popularly known as cat, madaena, and cocaine to mention a few. He said that some Batswana have found a niche in selling drugs because they have been arresting them with high numbers ever since the BPS started their recent raids. Lesetedi said that they are currently 66

October 13, 2017 12:01 AM FDA advisers endorse gene therapy to treat form of blindness

SILVER SPRING, Md. — A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday, as federal health advisers endorsed the experimental gene therapy for patients with an inherited condition that gradually destroys eyesight. The panel experts to the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously in favor 114

October 12, 2017 7:48 PM Spark’s Gene Therapy to Treat Blindness Gets Closer to Approval

A treatment that can stop patients from going blind is poised to be the first gene therapy for an inherited condition approved in the U.S., in what would be a major scientific milestone -- and also open the door for record-breaking drug prices and novel ways to pay for them. Spark Therapeutics Inc.’s Luxturna therapy crossed a key hurdle Thursday when it won backing 111

October 12, 2017 3:35 PM Harvey Weinstein is reportedly heading to $37,000-per-month sex addiction rehab — here's what it entails

Harvey Weinstein is reportedly getting out of Hollywood and going to a swanky sex addiction treatment center, according to TMZ. Several recent reports from The New York Times and The New Yorker told the stories of women who have accused Weinstein of harassing, groping, and raping them — a pattern of behavior that seems to have spanned decades. The powerful 102

October 12, 2017 7:29 AM Kgathi’s cocaine trial kicks off

Kgathi (23) of Broadhurst is charged alongside Tumisang Tlhaelang (24), Kgosietsile Dihutso (25), both Phakalane residents and Alpheus Raditladi (25) of Block 5. The state says the group was found in possession of at least 41 packets of cocaine after being stopped at a police roadblock in Pitsane village on October 12 last year. Eleven packets were allegedly 57

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM Goodhope SSS nearly burns

The incident comes barely a fortnight after widely publicised acts of indiscipline at the school, which led to the institution’s temporary closure. Insiders say it appears the fire was started intentionally since a pile of partially burnt papers were found within the hostel premises. “Upon arrival at the boys’ hostels, there was a pile of semi-burnt 110