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FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression, “Esketamine“.

      FoxCarolina     The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K. It will be sold as Spravato. More specifically, it’s for patients who have tried at least two ...

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Multiple explosive devices found at multiple transportation hubs including rail and city airports, believed to have Irish origin

TheGuardian.com    Three improvised explosive devices have been found at separate transport hubs in London in what Scotland Yard believes to be a series of linked incidents. The Metropolitan police’s counter-terrorism command launched an investigation after the packages were found in the post room at Waterloo station, City Aviation House at City airport and the Compass Centre on the grounds ...

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Four transported after reported chlorine leak at chemical plant

WBRZ     GEISMAR – The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed reports of a chlorine leak at an Ascension Parish plant early Monday morning. At approximately 5 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a call regarding the smell of chlorine coming from the area of Highway 30 near LA 73 in Geismar. A preliminary investigation revealed the leak originated from Westlake ...

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Federal Agents; Local Task Force raid seizes over 11 pounds of Fentanyl in cutting lab operation

    WLOS13   A home in a quiet Westchester County, New York, neighborhood was hiding enough fentanyl to kill 2 million people, the US Drug Enforcement Administration said. Federal agents found five kilograms (just over 11 pounds) of fentanyl and six kilograms (13.2 pounds) of heroin Friday when they raided a fentanyl mill operating out of a home in Ardsley, ...

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(Amazing Video) Massive pipeline rupture near Mexico, MO

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  (ABC 17) MEXICO, Mo. – – Crews are responding to a gas line rupture in Audrain County just north of Mexico. The rupture happened about 1 mile north of Mexico along Highway 15, the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook a little after 5 a.m. The call came over the scanner shortly after 3:30 a.m. Viewers have told ...

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2 women arrested after ‘clandestine’ meth lab discovered during search warrant

  ABC8      HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities in Hopewell arrested two women on Thursday after conducting an early morning search warrant and discovering a suspected “one-pot” clandestine methamphetamine lab. Hopewell detectives executed a narcotics-related search warrant in a residence in the 1000 block of Elm Street at 6:20 a.m., police said. Hopewell Fire, along with Ft. Lee Fire and Rescue ...

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Train derails in Scioto County; U.S. 23 closed as precaution

10TV     SCIOTO COUNTY, Ohio – Several train cars have derailed in Scioto County Thursday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the train derailed around 4:50 p.m. near Fairground Road along U.S. 23 just north of Lucasville. The Scioto County Emergency Management Agency said the train is from Norfolk Southern Railway. Norfolk Southern Corporation said the train was traveling east ...

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Cancer Patient Cremated Leaves Radioactive Material Behind

GIZMODO     An Arizona crematorium was contaminated with radiation after the cremation of a patient who’d received radiopharmaceutical treatment, according to a new case study. Radioactive materials have a variety of uses in medicine, for both diagnosis and treatment. An occasionally overlooked matter is what to do with the body after the patient has died, a problem for which there ...

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$19 million worth of cocaine found in pineapple shipment at port of entry

WSAV3     More than 1,000 pounds of cocaine was found hidden in a shipment of fresh pineapples at the Port of Savannah. In November, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) says field operations officers working at the port encountered the shipment from Cartagena, Colombia. Upon physical inspection of the fruit, they found 450 hidden packages of cocaine. The estimated street value ...

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Center For Domestic Preparedness: 20 Million awarded in facility updates for training, student lodging, cafeteria and other on site projects

Center For Domestic Preparedness      CDP to receive $20M to enhance facilities The Center for Domestic Preparedness will receive an additional $20 million to modernize facilities, courtesy of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2019. The funding boost was first announced Friday by U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. In a release, the ...

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