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Friday December 14th, 2018 night edition

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Nurse Denied Life Insurance Because She Carries Naloxone.

Bloodwork was supposed to be the last step in Isela's application for life insurance.

She contacted her insurance agent and was told her application was denied because something on her medication list indicated that Isela uses drugs.

And it can be difficult, some say, to tell the difference between someone who carries naloxone to save others and someone who carries naloxone because they are at risk for an overdose.

He says he's written a half dozen letters for other BMC employees denied life or disability insurance because of naloxone, and that troubles him.

The life insurance hassle — and threat of being turned to down -- has discouraged Isela and some of her fellow nurses.

That group says it has not heard of any cases of life insurance applicants being denied because they purchased naloxone. »

Staff Sergeant Edward A. Carter, Medal of Honor Recipient

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When he was discovered to still be a child, Edward was promptly discharged and returned to his parents.

Now having a spiritual military destiny, as soon as he was old enough, Edward enrolled in a Shanghai military school.

Next he fought in the Spanish Civil War as a corporal in the socialist Abraham Lincoln Brigade. »

Cohen: Mueller Has ‘Substantial’ Evidence to Back Up My Story

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“You have to remember at what point in time that this matter came about—two weeks or so before the election.

Post the Billy Bush comments, so, yes, he was very concerned about how this would affect the election,” he said.

He told ABC News that his latest version of events should be believed because it had been corroborated by further evidence in the hands of special counsel Robert Mueller. »

Being a father to school-aged daughter 'makes men less sexist'

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The team behind the work say the findings support the idea that men become more aware of the challenges facing women when they see the female experience of life up close through their offspring – something dubbed the “mighty girl” effect.

“Basically we are saying there is scope for changing attitude later in life,” said Dr Joan Costa-i-Font, co-author of the research from the London School of Economics.

While some previous research has suggested having daughters might shift a man’s attitudes, the new study looks at when this might occur. »

Climate change: More than 1000 institutions pledge to withdraw investment from fossil fuels

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The total sum of money being withdrawn since the campaign began in 2012 is now approaching $8 trillion (£6.3 trillion).

Pressure is mounting for nations and businesses to eradicate fossil fuels altogether after scientists warned it was the only way to avoid disastrous global warming within decades.

“This is a moral movement as well as a financial one,” said organiser Nico Haeringer, who supports divesting groups around the world. »