Portland Hospital Lawsuit- iParis.com
Monica Thompson an Oregon woman who says she accidentally suffocated her newborn baby after falling asleep with him in her hospital bed has filed an $8.6 million lawsuit against the institution, Portland Adventist Medical Center, and a nurse there, according to court documents.
Trump Opiod Emergency – iParis.com
Today U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency and said his administration was drafting papers to make it official.
“It’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis.”
In 2012, more than 790 million doses of opioids were prescribed to patients in Ohio, “enough to supply every man, woman and child in the state with 68 pills each.” In 2016, 2.3 million people in Ohio were prescribed an opioid; that’s 20 percent of the state’s entire population.
It is a national emergency,” President Donald J. Trump said.
Facebook TV Launch – iParis.com
Facebook is getting into TV!
We’ll be launching two shows on Facebook Watch: “What’s Your Mutt” and “DIY Costume Squad”! 📺👏
Facebook officially confirmed the impending launch of Watch on Wednesday afternoon. The company didn’t specify a date for the launch but said that it would happen “soon.”
“The new tab will be called “Watch” and showcase a slew of shows slated to debut on August 28, people familiar with the matter said. Roughly 40 shows from a range of publishing partners and content studios will be included in the first slate of programming.”
Paris Soldiers Injured – iParis.com
The driver’s motive is unclear, but officials said he deliberately aimed at the soldiers, and counterterrorism authorities opened an investigation. It is the latest of several attacks targeting security forces guarding France over the past year. While others have targeted prominent sites like the Eiffel Tower, Wednesday’s attack hit a leafy, relatively affluent suburb that is home to France’s main intelligence service, the DGSI.
Three of the soldiers suffered light injuries while three were more seriously injured, but their lives are not in danger, according to the Defense Ministry.
Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo tweeted: “I hope with all my heart that the attacker will be quickly arrested.”
A witness to the car attack described hearing an ear-piercing scream of pain and troops chasing after a speeding car, reported The Associated Press. Nadia LeProhon was startled by a loud crash outside her building in Levallois-Perret, and rushed outside to see two soldiers on the ground. Other soldiers ran after a speeding car, shouting: “After him! Follow that car!”
She said the scream that followed the crash was still echoing through her head. “I’ll never forget that scream — a scream of pain and distress,” she told AP.
Resident Jean-Claude Veillant said he saw two uniformed soldiers prone on the ground when he came down to the entrance of his 13-story building. “It was horrible,” he said, adding that both soldiers appeared to be in bad shape and one of them was unconscious.
Gorka Minnesota Suggests – iParis.com
“Sebastian Gorka, a White House national security adviser, defended President Donald J. Trump’s silence on an explosion at a Minnesota mosque by suggesting it could have been a fake hate crime “propagated by the left.”
When asked on MSNBC Tuesday why President Trump had yet to publicly comment on the Saturday incident, Gorka said the president wants to wait until he learns more about it and verify legitimate sources.
“There’s a great rule: All initial reports are false,″ Gorka said. “You have to check them and find out who the perpetrators are. We’ve had a series of crimes committed, alleged hate crimes, by right-wing individuals in the last six months, that turned out to actually have been propagated by the left.”