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Dallas Names Its First Female Chief Of Police: U. Renee Hall

Dallas Names Its First Female Chief Of Police: U. Renee Hall

Faith Johnson, who leads the Dallas County District Attorney's Office, called Hall's appointment "exciting". In a video posted to the Detroit Police Department's Facebook in 2015 , she confessed her childhood dream was to be a lawyer. She graduated from the FBI National Academy and completed the Police Executive Leadership Institute. "I am proud that she is joining me and Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez on the growing list of females in top law enforcement positions in Dallas County", ...


FDA approves Gilead's Vosevi for Hepatitis C

FDA approves Gilead's Vosevi for Hepatitis C

The approval is based on data from the Phase 3 POLARIS-1 and POLARIS-4 studies, which evaluated 12 weeks of Vosevi in direct-acting antiviral-experienced chronic HCV-infected patients without cirrhosis or with compensated cirrhosis. Gilead already has the approval for Harvoni for the 8 week course in the U.S. for treatment-naïve genotype-1 HCV, but is otherwise restricted to 12 weeks duration for all others.


Liu Xiaobo: Censored by China, supporters take to social media

Liu Xiaobo: Censored by China, supporters take to social media

She said she is studying in eastern Germany and landed in Hong Kong just before the memorial. Liu passed away last Thursday after battling with liver cancer while on medical parole. "But I'm not sure if I will be free afterwards". "I was told that my visa application was incorrectly filled in ... because I did not have an invitation from the person I was visiting".


Without claret jug, Stenson hopes game takes off at Birkdale

Without claret jug, Stenson hopes game takes off at Birkdale

Rory McIlroy has so much game but has not been playing well . Spieth has come the closest to any player of repeating the kind of dominance that Woods enjoyed, producing a magnificent 2015 season when he captured the U.S. Jordan Spieth is as qualified as anybody to talk about the next big thing, having been considered the game's dominant figure after he won the first two majors of 2015 .


Goldman has become a 'show-me stock,' analyst says in downgrade

Goldman has become a 'show-me stock,' analyst says in downgrade

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in GS. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.is an investment banking, securities and investment management company that provides a range of financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals.


United States housing starts increased 8.3% to 1.2M in June

United States housing starts increased 8.3% to 1.2M in June

Regionally in June, combined single- and multi-family housing production rose 83.7 percent in the Northeast, 22 percent in the Midwest and 1.6 percent in the West. "The latest 1.22 million in total housing starts is still well below the historical average of 1.5 million". Multi-family permits shot up by 13.9% to a rate of 443,000 in June from 389,000 in May, while single-family permits rose by 4.1% to 811,000 from 779,000.