‘For much of its brief history, robot-assisted surgery has been synonymous with Intuitive Surgical, Inc.’s da Vinci system. It’s the only robot with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to help surgeons perform a number of laparoscopic soft-tissue procedures, including hysterectomies, gall bladder and kidney removals, prostate cancer treatment and heart valve operations…’
Court Verdict: 1 Euro Each for ‘Fan Distress’
Michael Jackson doctor must pay grieving fans 1 euro: French judge
‘A French judge ruled on Tuesday that five Michael Jackson fans who said they were distraught over his death be paid a total of one euro in “emotional damages” by the entertainer’s doctor, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in 2011.
‘The court ruling in the city of Orleans capped a two-year struggle by a group of 30 French, Swiss and Belgian fans of the pop star for legal recognition of their loss…’
Government Labels those who Grow Their Own Food ‘Extremists’
If you are just an avid farm gardener labeled ‘extremist’, you might as well become a true activist right?
‘…What’s worse, even the founding fathers are considered ‘extremists’ by the Pentagon, according to a new training manual that labels farmers as such. This bit of information was discovered by the legal watchdog, Judicial Watch, as part of a Freedom of Information Act request, and was included in over 133 documents provided by the Air Force. To teach our military to root out ‘extremism’ in a ‘student guide’, those who would decide to grow some organic cabbage, non-GMO corn, and tomatoes, for example, would be considered a threat to national defense. Even though the document says that this is ‘for training purposes only’ and ‘do not use on the job,’ why on earth would such a reference be made? It is simply preposterous…’
Woman Beaten To Death At Nightclub
‘A 23-year-old woman who was beaten to death outside a Southern California nightclub was kicked in the head at least twice, according to witnesses, after she fell to the ground as she scuffled with another woman.
‘Just who started the fight that led to Annie Hung Kim Pham’s death was in dispute during the first day of testimony at a pretrial hearing to determine whether two women should stand trial on murder charges. Vanesa Zavala and Candace Brito have pleaded not guilty…’