Madeleine McCann suspect: police investigate disappearance of two other children – BBC News

Police in Germany investigating a man in connection with the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are looking into possible links with two other missing children. The 43-year-old suspect named Christian B is a convicted sex offender who is currently serving a prison sentence in Germany for drugs offences. The cases being reviewed include the disappearance of … Read more Madeleine McCann suspect: police investigate disappearance of two other children – BBC News

United Nations finds Philippines police given ‘permission to kill’ | ABC News

Tens of thousands of people may have been killed in the Philippines in the Government’s long-running campaign against drugs. A United Nations investigation found police enjoy ‘near impunity’ and are virtually given permission to kill. President Rodrigo Duterte is yet to comment on the report, which will go before the UN Human Rights Council in … Read more United Nations finds Philippines police given ‘permission to kill’ | ABC News

Researchers Retract Study Linking Hydroxychloroquine to Heart Risk

A study that said a malaria drug backed by President Donald Trump to treat and prevent coronavirus raised the risk of heart side effects and death has been retracted by the authors. The study was published on May 22 in the Lancet, a prestigious U.K. medical journal. Questions soon arose about the accuracy of the … Read more Researchers Retract Study Linking Hydroxychloroquine to Heart Risk

Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

Two teenage girls will be charged with the murder and torture of Cian English, 19, who fell to his death from a Gold Coast apartment. Mr English’s body was found at the bottom of the View Pacific Resort in Surfers Paradise just after 3:00am on Saturday May 23. Police said he had been staying at … Read more Teen girls to be charged with murder over Gold Coast balcony death | ABC News

COVID-19 UK: Drugs gangs disguise children as key workers to evade police

Vulnerable youths are being dressed up as key workers by drugs gangs to evade detection from the police during the coronavirus lockdown. The business model of County Lines gangs has adapted to the pandemic: young people used as drug mules now carry drugs from cities to rural areas using hire cars instead of trains, and … Read more COVID-19 UK: Drugs gangs disguise children as key workers to evade police

Louisville Mayor Fires Police Chief Over Fatal Shooting of David McAtee

Kentucky’s governor on Monday called for the release of police video from a deadly shooting in Louisville that took place while police officers and National Guard soldiers were enforcing a curfew amid waves of protests in the city over a previous police shooting. The city’s police chief said the man was killed early Monday while … Read more Louisville Mayor Fires Police Chief Over Fatal Shooting of David McAtee

US police shoot and kill Black people at twice the rate of whites: Report

A Washington Post investigation shows Black people in the US are being shot and killed by police at more than twice the rate of white people. George Floyd’s death is just the latest incident this year. In March, Breonna Taylor was shot eight times by police as she lay in bed. Plain-clothes officers entered her … Read more US police shoot and kill Black people at twice the rate of whites: Report

Hospital frontline: fighting a new disease with no effective drugs or vaccine – BBC News

The NHS has been facing an extraordinary new challenge with coronavirus – learning how best to treat patients with a disease that so far has no clearly effective drug treatment or vaccine. Medical workers at the Royal London Hospital in Tower Hamlets are on the frontline of that struggle, working in one of England’s most … Read more Hospital frontline: fighting a new disease with no effective drugs or vaccine – BBC News

George Floyd Protest: Police Clash with Demonstrators in Minneapolis

Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving. Mayor Jacob Frey announced the firings on Twitter, saying, “This … Read more George Floyd Protest: Police Clash with Demonstrators in Minneapolis

Jalen Rose reacts to ‘LANCE’ Part 1: I don’t respect cheaters in sports | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

Jalen & Jacoby react to Part 1 of “LANCE” where Lance Armstrong’s battle with testicular cancer and usage of performance enhancing drugs is discussed. #LANCE #ESPN #Sports Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: … Read more Jalen Rose reacts to ‘LANCE’ Part 1: I don’t respect cheaters in sports | Jalen & Jacoby Aftershow

Covid-19: Study concludes hydroxychloroquine could do more harm than good

Malaria drugs pushed by President Donald Trump as treatments for the coronavirus did not help and were tied to a greater risk of death and heart rhythm problems in a new study of nearly 100,000 patients around the world.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 … Read more Covid-19: Study concludes hydroxychloroquine could do more harm than good

Brazil records world’s second highest number of COVID-19 cases

Brazil has become the country with the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. It has recorded over 330,000 infections, overtaking Russia. President Jair Bolsonaro has been widely criticized for his handling of the epidemic and is at the center of a deepening political crisis. Since the outbreak began, two health ministers have left … Read more Brazil records world’s second highest number of COVID-19 cases

Study links drug Trump touted to greater risk of death

Seriously ill Covid-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were more likely to die or develop dangerous heart arrhythmias, according to a large observational study published Friday in the medical journal The Lancet. Researchers looked at data from more than 96,000 Covid-19 patients from 671 hospitals. All were hospitalized from late December to mid-April and … Read more Study links drug Trump touted to greater risk of death

Stanford’s Innovative Medicines Accelerator

The Innovative Medicines Accelerator builds on and expands existing programs and adds new resources to help Stanford investigators turn their good ideas into effective drugs for people. Read the story: https://news.stanford.edu/2020/05/21/innovative-medicines-accelerator-turns-focus-covid-19/ Stanford University Channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/ SyncID: MB018BRKIZODMGR

Covid-19: Trial launched testing existing drugs in bid to treat coronavirus patients | ITV News

Treating Covid-19 patients may change after a nationwide trial has launched at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge. Researchers are testing two existing drugs in a bid to stop what seems to be the body’s immune system overreacting to the infection. George Gilbert, who has spent 11 days in hospital, is starting to feel better but coronavirus … Read more Covid-19: Trial launched testing existing drugs in bid to treat coronavirus patients | ITV News