So where will Soon-Shiong fit in? He may be L.A.-centric, but he has millions invested in companies here in San Diego. His politics, judged by his campaign contributions, are heavily, but not entirely, Democratic: He’s given tens of thousands of dollars to Hillary Clinton and national Democratic committees. He’s also made much smaller contributions to Republicans John McCain, Rick Perry and Rudy Giuliani. … [Read more...] about What does sale mean for the Union-Tribune’s independence?
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"Veterinarians are very aware. They keep very detailed logs. So if there is something out of sort — veterinarians keep their antennas up," said Dr. Tod Schadler, the executive director of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board. "It’s something I think most pharmacies are checking much more diligently. So if we see things that fall outside of expectations, in many cases, we opt to prescribe a different medication." … [Read more...] about Had a painkiller prescription in the past decade? NC police might soon be able to see it.
“Don’t do what I did,” Dukakis said in an interview with the Boston Herald, as he warned Bay State politicians mulling 2020 runs to plan ahead. “You better develop a carefully thought-out strategy to turn them into character issues for the man saying them, and you better do it soon.” … [Read more...] about Michael Dukakis to White House Hopefuls: ‘Don’t Do What I Did’
Donald Trump regarding Hillary Clinton. During his campaign, he vowed to go after Clinton for her private email server, riling crowds at his rallies into chanting “Lock her up!” After he won the election, Trump backed off from that completely, saying that he no longer intends to push for criminal charges against his former opponent. Now, the very Justice Department that Trump called on to prosecute Clinton in 2016 may have to answer for her actions in 2017. … [Read more...] about Trump Administration May Soon Take Clinton’s Side in Email Lawsuits
To show that Olsen did in fact intend to use the ricin as a weapon, the Government produced a bottle of allergy pills that was found among his possessions. A forensic scientist for the Washington State Police had determined that the pills might contain ricin and sent them to the FBI for confirmation. The FBI confirmed that the pills did contain ricin. Olsen tried to cast doubt on this evidence by arguing that the pills were contaminated by the forensic scientist before he sent them to the FBI. The forensic scientist admitted that he did not use forceps to individually remove each pill from the bottle. Rather, he placed “a sheet of clean lab paper” on his lab bench and dumped the pills onto it. The forensic scientist had previously used his bench to examine other items and scrape ricin powder from them. Importantly, the FBI’s ricin test destroyed the pills so there was no way to determine whether the ricin was inside them or … [Read more...] about Chief Judge Kozinski’s Ninth Circuit Dissent in U.S. v. Olsen Offers Hope that Courts Will Keep Prosecutors Honest