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Judge Blocks Trump Admin. Rule on Third-Country Asylum Seekers

Migrant families turn themselves in to U.S. Border Patrol agents to seek asylum after illegally crossing the Rio Grande River in Hidalgo, Texas, August 23, 2019. (Loren Elliott/Reuters) A federal judge has overturned a Trump administration policy mandating that asylum seekers first apply for asylum in countries they pass through on their way to the…

India Blocks Chinese Apps, Including TikTok, After Border Clash

NEW DELHI—India banned dozens of Chinese mobile apps, including widely used TikTok and WeChat, after a border clash between troops from the two countries left 20 Indian soldiers dead this month. New Delhi cited cybersecurity concerns in blocking the Chinese apps from one of the largest and fastest-growing markets in the world. A senior Indian…

India obstructs TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps that the government states present a security danger

India on Monday blocked dozens of Chinese apps, including the popular viral video app TikTok, citing concerns about national security and privacy of user data.  In total, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology listed 59 mobile apps that it said posed a security threat.The move follows major clashes between India and China earlier this month…

U.S. court obstructs California cancer label on Bayer’s Roundup herbicide

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday blocked California from requiring that Bayer AG label its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup with a cancer warning, handing the company a victory in its ongoing litigation over the product. FILE PHOTO: Monsanto Co's Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike…

SEE IT: Man blocks NYC coffee shop, demands worker remove BLM sign

By Gabriella DePinho New York Daily News | Jun 18, 2020 | 8:43 PM Video of the encounter at Burly Coffee & Better Read Than Dead Books on Kosciuszko St. and Nostrand Ave. lasts about 10 minutes, as the worker repeatedly tells Knofler to leave, and he refuses, chanting, “All Lives Matter!” and telling people…

The Building Blocks of Life Are Left-Handed, And The Factor Might Come From Deep Area

MICHELLE STARR 24 MAY 2020 If you've ever looked carefully at the snails in your garden, you may have noticed a curious quirk. Most of their shells spiral in the same direction. Every now and again, you might find one going the other way, but the odd ones out are extremely rare. This structural mirroring…

Microsoft now blocks reply-all e-mail storms to end our inbox problems

Microsoft is rolling out a new reply-all protection feature for Office 365 and Exchange Online. It’s designed to prevent email storms (reply allpocalypse), when hundreds or thousands of people start replying to an email thread after someone forgot to BCC everyone or a distribution list was misconfigured. The new block feature will mostly benefit large…

Antibody That Blocks Coronavirus From Infecting Cells Discovered by Scientists

Scientists have identified an antibody in a lab that they say can prevent the novel coronavirus from infecting cells. The team hopes the antibody could be used to create treatments for COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.Since the coronavirus began infecting people in the central Chinese city of Wuhan late last year, more than…

ICANN blocks controversial sale of.org domain to a private equity company

Hell no — ICANN concludes privatizing .org domain isn't in the public interest. Timothy B. Lee - May 1, 2020 5:00 am UTC dalton00 / Getty The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, the non-profit organization that oversees the Internet's domain name system, has rejected a controversial proposal to sell the .org domain to…

Trump Blocks Green Cards Throughout Coronavirus

After pledging on Twitter to end immigration during the pandemic, President Trump moved to block new green cards but stopped short of ending all work visas.People waiting to reschedule their immigration hearings on Tuesday in Ciudad Juárez on an international bridge between the United States and Mexico.Credit...Jose Luis Gonzalez/ReutersWASHINGTON — President Trump said on Tuesday…

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Half of Oklahoma ruled booking land by Supreme Court

Washington The United States Supreme Court on Thursday recognized about half of Oklahoma as Native American reservation land and overturned a tribe member's rape conviction because the location where the crime was committed should have been considered outside the reach of state criminal law.The justices ruled 5-4 in favor of a man named Jimcy McGirt…

Supreme Court: Trump can obstruct Congress, not DA, from tax records

Washington The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Manhattan district attorney's demand for President Donald Trump's tax returns, but kept a hold on Mr. Trump’s financial records that Congress has been seeking for more than a year.The outcome in the two cases is at least a short-term victory for Mr. Trump, who has strenuously sought…

Sony is offering an individual wearable A/C system

Announced in 2019, Sony is now selling its Reon Pocket, a personal temperature control unit that sells for about $130 (14,080 Japanese Yen). According to Design Boom: the reon pocket utilizes thermoelectric cooling but sony says you can also use it as a heater on winter days. it can supposedly cool a user's body temperature…

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…