Alan Colmes

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  • Air strikes hit camp in Syria, U.S. condemns Assad statement

    Thursday, 4:34 PM

    A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla districtBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Lisa Barrington AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes on a camp housing Syrians uprooted by war killed at least 28 people near the Turkish border on Thursday, a monitoring group said, and fighting raged in parts of northern Syria despite a deal to cease hostilities in the city of Aleppo. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead included women and children and the death toll from the air strikes, which hit a camp for internally displaced people near the town of Sarmada, was likely to rise. "There were two aerial strikes that hit this makeshift camp for refugees who have taken refuge from fighting in southern Aleppo and Palmyra," said Abu Ibrahim al-Sarmadi, an activist from the nearby town of Atmeh who spoke to people near the camp.


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  • Canadian wildfire explodes in size, forces more evacuations

    Thursday, 3:33 PM

    A helicopter flies into thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurrayBy Rod Nickel LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) - A catastrophic wildfire that has forced all 88,000 residents to flee Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada exploded tenfold in size on Thursday, cutting off evacuees in camps and shelters north of the city. The out-of-control blaze has burned down entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray in Canada's energy heartland and forced a precautionary shutdown of some oil production, driving up global oil prices. Three days after the residents were ordered to leave Fort McMurray, firefighters were still battling to protect homes, businesses and other structures from the flames.


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  • Brazil Supreme Court removes lower house speaker Cunha

    Thursday, 5:13 PM

    President of the Chamber of Deputies Cunha observes congressmen, who support the impeachment, demonstrate during a session to review the request for Brazilian President Rousseff's impeachment, at the Chamber of Deputies in BrasiliaBy Leonardo Goy and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Court removed the speaker of the lower house of Congress on Thursday on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, days before an impeachment process that he engineered was expected to oust President Dilma Rousseff. The removal of Eduardo Cunha, a bitter rival of Rousseff and one of Brazil's most divisive public figures, was the latest in a series of political earthquakes in South America's largest country as it struggles with a sweeping corruption scandal and the worst recession in decades. The Supreme Court voted unanimously to approve a request by Brazil's top prosecutor to strip Cunha of his influential post for allegedly intimidating lawmakers and obstructing an investigation into accusations that he held undeclared bank accounts in Switzerland.


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  • Indian Lahiri one-shot back of Quail Hollow leaders

    Thursday, 5:20 PM

    PGA: The Masters - Final RoundBy Andrew Both CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Anirban Lahiri, who felt he was overdue for a low score, shot a 66 to trail American co-leaders Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe by a stroke after the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship. On a cool and breezy day when defending champion Rory McIlroy battled for a 73, India's Lahiri enjoyed a flawless six-birdie performance on a damp Quail Hollow course on Thursday. "Anytime you have a bogey-free card, it's fantastic," said Lahiri, who played in slightly tougher morning conditions.


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  • Israeli Beck sets flawless pace in Alabama

    Thursday, 5:09 PM

    (Reuters) - Israel's Laetitia Beck took advantage of relatively calm early conditions before the wind strengthened to surge into a two-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic in Prattville, Alabama. The 24-year-old, the first golfer from Israel to qualify for the LPGA Tour, piled up seven birdies in a bogey-free display to fire a seven-under-par 65 on the Senator Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.... read more

  • Seahawks put Lynch on NFL retirement list

    Thursday, 4:21 PM

    Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter of the NFC divisional playoff game against the Carolina Panthers on January 17, 2016 in CharlotteMarshawn Lynch was placed on the formal retirement list by the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, marking the official end of his all-star National Football League career. The soft-spoken American hinted at his pending retirement in February when he tweeted a picture of his green gridiron shoes hanging from a high wire. Lynch, 30, joined the Seahawks after a 2010 trade with the Buffalo Bills.


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  • Delayed Karma: GoPro pushes drone launch to winter

    Thursday, 5:12 PM

    Re-fuel rechargeable battery for GoPro Hero cameras is displayed during the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las VegasThe drone, which was expected to release in the first half of the year, was seen by analysts as key in turning around the company's fortunes. "The biggest surprise is that they delayed Karma," Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter said. GoPro's helmet-and body-mounted cameras are popular with surfers, skydivers and other adventure sports enthusiasts.


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  • GoPro delays its Karma drone until this holiday

    Thursday, 4:58 PM

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  • News Corp's quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, profit hit by charge

    Thursday, 4:51 PM

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch leaves his home in London(Reuters) - News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales declined and a strong dollar hit income from outside the United States. News Corp reported a net loss available to shareholders of $149 million, or 26 cents per share, in the three months ended March 31, compared with a profit of $23 million, or 4 cents per share, a year earlier. The company was hurt by a one-time charge of $280 million at its News America Marketing business.


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  • Herbalife in advanced talks to settle FTC probe, issues remain

    Thursday, 5:28 PM

    An Herbalife logo is shown on a poster at a clinic in the Mission District in San FranciscoHerbalife Ltd, which has been accused by billionaire investor William Ackman of being a fraud, said it was in advanced talks with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to settle a probe into whether it runs a pyramid scheme. The company estimated that a fine could be $200 million, which helped the company's shares rise 14.5 percent in extended trading on Thursday. Injunctive relief, a spokesman said, could be "just as significant as the money obtained for consumers and even more influential on a company's future operations." Ackman unveiled a $1 billion short bet against Herbalife in 2012 accusing the company of running a pyramid scheme which pays members more for recruiting new members than for selling its products.


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  • Sanofi ready to up offer for drugmaker Medivation, could oust board

    Thursday, 4:41 PM

    French multinational pharmaceutical company SANOFI logo is seen at the headquarters in ParisPARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - France's Sanofi said it could raise its proposed $9.3 billion deal to buy Medivation if the U.S. cancer drugmaker engaged in talks, threatening to go directly to shareholders to oust the board if not. Sanofi Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt wrote in a letter to the board of Medivation published on Thursday that the transaction was a priority for the French drugmaker and it was committed to seeing it through. San Francisco-based Medivation said on Thursday it had received a letter from Sanofi that "simply restates an inadequate proposal that... substantially undervalues the Company, its leading oncology franchise, and innovative late-stage pipeline".


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  • Sanofi, Amgen cholesterol drugs win UK backing after price cuts

    Thursday, 4:03 PM

    French multinational pharmaceutical company SANOFI logo seen at their headquater in ParisTwo rival cholesterol-lowering injections from Sanofi and Amgen have been recommended by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog after the manufacturers offered special discounts to the country's state-run health service. Sanofi's Praluent, which was developed with Regeneron, and Amgen's Repatha are both so-called PCSK9 medicines that work in a different way to existing cholesterol fighters such as statins. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said in draft guidance on Friday that both drugs could be considered for use by people whose cholesterol is still not under control despite trying other treatments.


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