Author: Lois Lane

Soccer Team Found Alive in Thailand Cave

On Monday rescue divers finally found 12 boys and their soccer coach alive after they had gone missing more than a week in northern Thailand. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn confirmed that all of the 13 missing individuals had been found alive. The soccer team with boys ages 11 to 16 and their 25-year-old coach had disappeared when flooding trapped them after entering the Tham Luang Nang Non cave on June 23. Narongsak said rescuers found the team about 10:30 p.m. local time, but they are still trying to figure out how to get the group out of the...

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FDA Approves Drug Derived From CBD For Epilepsy

The Food and Drug Administration has finally approved a drug from Cannabidiol (CBD) to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy. The new drug is called Epidiolex, the drug derived from CBD does not contain THC the compound in marijuana that gives you the “high.” The FDA approval is only to cover for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. Dr. Billy Dunn of the FDA said, “The difficult-to-control seizures that patients with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome experience have a profound impact on these patients’ quality of life. It will provide a significant and needed improvement in the therapeutic approach...

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Cold Case of Teacher’s Murder Solved

Christy Mirack of Lancaster County was murdered back in 1992 but police had no leads and the case went cold. Fast forward 26 years and police have identified the killer in Mirack’s death. The culprit, 49-year-old Raymond Rowe known in the music industry as DJ Freeze. According to police Rowe sexually assaulted and strangled Mirack to death back in December of 1992 as she prepared to head to work teaching a sixth-grade class. She had suffered a broken jaw in addition to the strangulation and evidence of sexual assault. The police used genealogical information from a close relative to...

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New Tax Law Will Affect Churches

The Government has quietly been working on a new tax law that would affect churches, hospitals, colleges, orchestras and other historically tax-exempt organizations to begin paying a 21% tax on the benefits they provide their employees. Many of those institutions are now worried about the amount they will have to pay the government. The Jewish Federations of North America is looking at a new $75,000 tax bill this year because of the change. While many organizations are not aware of the tax bill yet, already 600 churches and other groups have already signed a petition demanding it is repealed....

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Harley Davidson Blames E.U. Tariffs On Having To Move Their Production Overseas

Donald Trump has always praised the Wisconsin company Harley Davidson as an American icon and successful American manufacturer who created jobs in the US. Trump even hosted Harley-Davidson executives at the White House back in February 2017, where he called the firm a “true American icon” and thanked it “for building things in America.” But now due to Trump’s trade war, Harley Davidson is having to shift the production of their bikes overseas to avoid retaliatory tariffs imposed by the European Union. Last week, the European Union hit back against Mr. Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs with penalties on $3.2 billion worth of...

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