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Health Care Unions agree 6.5% pay rise for 1.3m NHS staff
Author: 0 Unions agree 6.5% pay rise for 1.3m NHS staff

PS From what I gather, starting salaries for some categories of NHS workers will rise well above inflation - presumably to encourage recruitment. "The agreement means an end at last to the government's self-defeating and unfair one per cent pay cap ".

Health Care Myanmar's President resigns, Vice President takes over
Author: 0 Myanmar's President resigns, Vice President takes over

With Suu Kyi facing raging criticism over the Rohingya issue, and the military retaining a "festering resentment" for her state counsellor position, the current situation is less than stable for Myanmar. Myint Swe was put forth as a candidate in the 2016 election by the military members of parliament. Htin Kyaw was also an executive officer for the Daw Khin Kyi Foundation, a charitable organization named after Suu Kyi's late mother.

Health Care Russian FM threatens to 'hit back' at Britain over spy poisoning
Author: 0 Russian FM threatens to 'hit back' at Britain over spy poisoning

Britain says Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are critically ill in hospital, were targeted with the Soviet-era military-grade nerve agent Novichok . As the European Union offered Britain its "unqualified solidarity", the Kremlin demanded London either come up with proof of Russia's involvement - or apologise.

Health Care Alzheimer's report shows illness is growing across America
Author: 0 Alzheimer's report shows illness is growing across America

The charity group added: "Dementia not only devastates lives but creates an enormous cost to the wider economy, an estimated £26 billion a year in the United Kingdom alone". The estimated cost of caring for Alzheimer's patients climbed $20 billion in a single year, according to an annual report issued Tuesday by the Alzheimer's Association.

Health Care Trump & Saudi Crown Prince Finalize $12.5B Weapons Deal
Author: 0 Trump & Saudi Crown Prince Finalize $12.5B Weapons Deal

Trump opened a session with reporters by asking the prince where he saw oil prices going and how much petroleum the kingdom still had. Although Egypt is concerned for Saudi Arabia's security, Suleiman said the country deals with regional crises "rationally", noting that Cairo supported but did not actually participate in Riyadh's ongoing military campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen .

Health Care Indians kidnapped by ISIS in 2014 declared dead
Author: 0 Indians kidnapped by ISIS in 2014 declared dead

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Indian parliament, Swaraj said that forty Indians were originally abducted by the terrorist organization the Islamic State from Mosul in Iraq . We were told they were safe and we waited for their safe return. However, with all the politics around the issue done and dusted, leaders across the party lines expressed their concern on the death of 39 Indians in the city of Mosul, in Iraq.

Health Care Judge temporarily blocks most restrictive abortion law in US
Author: 0 Judge temporarily blocks most restrictive abortion law in US

Reeves did not rule from the bench but granted the temporary restraining order about an hour later, noting that clinic lawyers said a woman at least 15 weeks pregnant was scheduled to have an abortion Tuesday afternoon. The first challenge to Mississippi's new law comes today , with a federal judge hearing arguments for and against blocking the implementation of the 15-week ban as its constitutionality is tested in the courts.

Health Care NCAA men's roundup: Nevada's historic comeback stuns No. 2 Cincinnati
Author: 0 NCAA men's roundup: Nevada's historic comeback stuns No. 2 Cincinnati

Nevada , the region's No. 7 seed, will face off against No. 11 Loyola-Chicago. Nevada head coach Eric Musselman has earned the right to freakout in his locker room. The Wolf Pack was led by Cody Martin's 25 points. It was their first lead of the game, and the only time a lead mattered. Dakota Mathias sank a three-pointer with 14.2 seconds left and second-seeded Purdue, minus star center Isaac Haas, held off 10th-seeded Butler 76-73 to reach the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year.

Health Care Russia summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute
Author: 0 Russia summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute

The ministry said it was also closing the British consulate in Saint Petersburg and withdrawing the right of the British Council, a body that promotes British culture and language, to operate in Russian Federation. "It is our view that when political or diplomatic relations become hard, cultural relations and educational opportunities are vital to maintain on-going dialogue between people and institutions", it said.

Health Care Australia AG rejects lawyers' bid to prosecute Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Author: 0 Australia AG rejects lawyers' bid to prosecute Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Fifty-four per cent of the appeal is to ensure food, water and sanitation, shelter and other basic aid, with food alone accounting for 25 per cent of the total. But, he added, those talks "have continued". "We have to take this thing one step at a time", he said, reiterating the need for humanitarian assistance while repatriation negotiations play out.

Health Care Swansea City vs Tottenham Preview | FA Cup Quarter Finals
Author: 0 Swansea City vs Tottenham Preview | FA Cup Quarter Finals

Pochettino introduced Dele Alli and Fernando Llorente from the bench late on and the Spaniard went close to scoring towards the end during a goalmouth scramble, but his failure to do so against his former team had no impact on the outcome as Spurs march on in the FA Cup .

Health Care Mayo medical students celebrate Match Day
Author: 0 Mayo medical students celebrate Match Day

On Match Day, the matches are revealed. It is my honor to share that this year represents the most successful Match Day in the history of our health sciences center. A computer algorithm then makes matches between students and programs. Throughout their final year of medical school, students apply and travel to residency programs around the country to complete interviews.

Health Care Philippines quits International Criminal Court over war on drugs
Author: 0 Philippines quits International Criminal Court over war on drugs

The decision to withdraw was a "principled stand against those who politicise and weaponise human rights", the government said. On Wednesday, March 14, Malacañang released Duterte's unsigned statement about the Philippines' "immediate" revocation of membership as a state party to the ICC.

Health Care Seven more flu-related deaths reported since last week
Author: 0 Seven more flu-related deaths reported since last week

The prior week there were 18 deaths, while there's been a steady decline in weekly deaths since 46 were recorded three weeks ago. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The flu season usually runs through May. "Flu cases are still occurring throughout the region, so people should continue getting vaccinated and taking other preventive measures".

Health Care FDA Plans To Make Cigarettes Less Addictive
Author: 0 FDA Plans To Make Cigarettes Less Addictive

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called the move "an historic first step" to make cigarettes minimally addictive or nonaddictive. United States regulators Thursday opened the door to slashing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in order to make them less addictive, a move that could mean millions fewer smokers in the years to come.

Health Care Bafana Bafana up 1 spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Author: 0 Bafana Bafana up 1 spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

Top in the world are Germany, followed by Brazil, Portugal, Argentina, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, France and Chile as the top 10 in that order. That rise leaves the World Cup-bound Poles just one place short of their best-ever Ranking position. Federation Internationale de Football Association calculates every country's ranking based on match results (a win, a loss or a draw), importance (i.e.

Health Care United Nations scored Ukraine the 138th happiest country
Author: 0 United Nations scored Ukraine the 138th happiest country

The UN ranking takes into account factors like per capita income , social support, healthy life expectancy, social freedom, generosity and absence of corruption to arrive at the annual index. The report says that Finland's capital, Helsinki, like the capital of Denmark , Copenhagen and Iceland's capital Reykjavik, are very worldwide places.

Health Care Watch the Trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'
Author: 0 Watch the Trailer for 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald'

The characters from the first film return, Katherine Waterston returns as Tina, Dan Fogler as Jacob, Ezra Miller as Credence and Alison Sudol as Queenie. This last part really makes me happy as I really enjoyed his role in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them . On this side of the debate, some people reasoned that Hogwarts might only have become an apparition-free zone following the events of this movie, which is set in the 1920s, 70 years before Harry Potter enrolled at ...

Health Care Rohingya hatred spread on Facebook
Author: 0 Rohingya hatred spread on Facebook

She expressed concern that the "repressive practices of previous military governments were returning at the norm once more". The U.N. has put blame on Facebook for playing a role in spreading hate speech amid the mounting Rohingya crisis in Myanmar .

Health Care Levine fired by Met after it finds evidence of sexual abuse
Author: 0 Levine fired by Met after it finds evidence of sexual abuse

The Metropolitan Opera has conclusively severed all ties with James Levine , its former artistic director turned music director emeritus and head of its young-artist program. "As anyone who truly knows me will attest, I have not lived my life as an oppressor or an aggressor". Following the death of Leonard Bernstein in 1990, Levine was regarded as the leading American conductor and was given a starring role in the film Fantasia 2000 .

Health Care 2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at OH fertility clinic
Author: 0 2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at OH fertility clinic

The March 4 incident at Pacific Fertility Clinic, acknowledged Sunday by the facility's president, followed a similar malfunction the same weekend at an unrelated clinic in Cleveland, the University Hospitals Fertility Center. The Pacific Fertility Center said a piece of equipment in its cyro-storage laboratory "lost liquid nitrogen for a brief period of time" on March 4, according to CNN.

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