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  • Morning-after pill: Boots 'spectacularly misjudged public opinion'

    July 22, 2017 7:54 AM 3

    Boots "spectacularly misjudged" public opinion when it refused to cut the cost of one of its morning-after pills, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service has said. The pharmaceutical giant had said its decision was to avoid "incentivising inappropriate use". Boots has since apologised for its "poor choice of words" and says it now is looking for cheaper

  • Quake jolts Greek, Turkish resorts, kills 2, hurts 500

    July 21, 2017 10:27 PM 6

    KOS, Greece — A powerful overnight earthquake shook holiday resorts in Greece and Turkey, injuring nearly 500 people and leaving two tourists dead on the Greek island of Kos, where revelers at a bar were crushed in a building collapse. Some of the injuries were caused as tourists and residents scrambled out of buildings and even leapt from balconies

  • Kaunda continues to make good progress in hospital

    July 21, 2017 10:11 PM 3

    The Zambian Ministry of Health says founder President Dr Kenneth Kaunda is going through routine medical tests.(REUTERS) Ministry of Health says Zambian founder President Dr Kenneth Kaunda, fondly known as KK, is recuperating well at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka. "His Excellency the First Republican President of Zambia, Dr Kenneth

  • Doctors will not be rushed to discharge KK-Health Minister

    July 21, 2017 10:11 PM 2

    Dr Chilufya said at a media briefing yesterday that there is no need for the public to panic and speculate about the health of Dr Kaunda, who he said is responding well to treatment. “Doctors will not be rushed to discharge him; however, this does not mean that he is very sick, he is being taken for physiotherapy for other old ailments,” Dr Chilufya

  • KK in high spirits – Chilufya

    July 21, 2017 10:11 PM 5

    Dr Chilufya said at a media briefing yesterday that there is no need for the public to panic and speculate about the health of Dr Kaunda, who he said is responding well to treatment. “Doctors will not be rushed to discharge him; however, this does not mean that he is very sick, he is being taken for physiotherapy for other old ailments,” Dr Chilufya

  • State Department will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea

    July 21, 2017 8:17 PM 4

    The State Department said Friday it will prohibit U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea starting late next month, citing the risk of arrest and imprisonment by the authoritarian regime in Pyongyang. The decision by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson bars use of U.S. passports "to travel in, through, or to North Korea," spokeswoman Heather Nauert

  • Sorry, America, no more adventure tourism to North Korea

    July 21, 2017 6:50 PM 3

    Days after a new North Korea tourism campaign, the US looks like it might ban all travel to the country. North Korea may soon be literally off limits to all American citizens. Last month, the shadowy and tragic death of American student Otto Warmbier after imprisonment in North Korea led many Americans to wonder why US citizens like him had been traveling

  • U.S. to Bar Americans From Traveling to North Korea

    July 21, 2017 6:33 PM 5

    While the State Department has long warned Americans about the risks of detention in the North — leading to high-drama cases in which the United States has sent former presidents, intelligence chiefs and special envoys to win the release of detainees — it has not previously banned all travel. The new rules will allow for a special certification, granted

  • North Korean travel ban marks return to Cold War-era restrictions on U.S. citizens abroad

    July 21, 2017 5:35 PM 3

    U.S. citizens have long been able to visit North Korea as tourists, but that will soon change. On Friday, the Trump administration announced that it was planning to bar U.S. tourists from traveling to North Korea next month. The move coincides with increasing tension between the Trump administration and Pyongyang about North Korea's nuclear weapons program

  • Trump said he left his seat at G-20 dinner because the Japanese first lady spoke no English. She's pretty fluent

    July 21, 2017 2:35 PM 4

    It’s yet another element of mystery concerning President Trump and Vladimir Putin — this one centering on the quality of dinner-party chitchat. Trump says he went over to speak with the Russian president during a dinner in Germany earlier this month because he was unable to speak to his seat mate, the wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Mrs. Abe, the daughter