Ted Cruzs Two-Faced Immigration Ploy

The candidate casts himself as a hardliner who welcomes legal immigrants to the U.S. with open arms… except his immigration plan says something very, very different.Im also a big advocate of welcoming and celebrating legal immigrants. And I think most Americans agree with the principle legal: good, illegal: bad. Sen. Ted CruzTed Cruz loves legal immigrants. Except when he...

How big tobacco lost its final fight for hearts, lungs and minds

With a high court ruling spelling the end for cigarette branding in the UK, the industry has lost its last tool to entice young customers to take up the habitThere was a finality about it all, a sense that after half a century something was coming to an end. As David Anderson QC, one of big tobaccos senior lawyers,...

Critics: Delay shows travel ban isn’t urgent after all

(CNN)Critics are seizing on the Trump administration's decision to delay the issuance of a revised travel ban, saying it undermines the ban's national security rationale.The decision also could provide more ammunition in court to challengers of the executive order.The new executive order was slated for a mid-week release, but a senior administration official told CNN after Trump's speech...

GOP Kentucky governor to investigate Democratic predecessor | Fox News

FRANKFORT, Ky. –  Kentucky's Republican governor said Tuesday he is hiring a private law firm to help investigate his Democratic predecessor for what he said were potentially illegal procurement practices. Republican Gov. Matt Bevin said the firm will assist the state's Finance Cabinet in scrutinizing no-bid contracts and also reports of state workers being forced to make political donations...

Paroxetine in early pregnancy once again linked to birth defects | Fox News

A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York December 23, 2009. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS) - RTR28BCM Women who take the antidepressant paroxetine (Paxil, Seroxat) early in pregnancy may be more likely to have...

Statins review says benefits ‘underestimated’ – BBC News

Image copyright Thinkstock The benefits of the cholesterol-reducing drug statins are underestimated and the harms exaggerated, a major review suggests.Published in the Lancet and backed by a number of major health organisations, it says statins lower heart attack and stroke risk.The review also suggests side effects such as muscle pain do occur, although in relatively...