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United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Trump Envisions an A.T.F. Without the A or T

The proposal would move alcohol and tobacco enforcement to Treasury. It would require a new name for an agency that no longer focuses on its historical target, bootleggers.

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Nine charged over fraternity pledge's death at Florida State University

(Reuters) - Nine men were charged on Tuesday over the hazing death of a 20-year-old fraternity pledge, who died of alcohol poisoning at Florida State University late last year, police said.

Cocktails and Mixed Drinks nytimes.com

Six New Cocktails, Alcohol Not Included

These zero-proof drinks from top bartenders all over the country are healthy-ish, use fresh ingredients — and won't give you a hangover.

oddlyEnoughNews reuters.com

French police stop drunk driver, 73, after 17 spins round roundabout

PARIS (Reuters) - A Frenchman who drank excessive amounts of alcohol and then drove 17 times round a roundabout said he had not heard the sirens when police finally brought him to a halt.

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College fraternity banned from Pennsylvania for hazing death

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania court on Monday banned a national college fraternity from operating in the state for 10 years because of the death of a student during an alcohol-fueled hazing incident in 2013.

Alcoholic Beverages nytimes.com

Yukon Government Gives In to Liquor Industry on Warning Label Experiment

As part of a government-financed study, warning labels of the health risks of alcohol were put on liquor bottles to test their effectiveness. The industry was not happy.

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Blast hits police in Afghan capital Kabul, dozens of casualties

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in the Afghan capital caused dozens of casualties on Thursday after blowing himself up close to a group of security personnel who were carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and alcohol dealing, officials said.

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Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, dozens of casualties

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in the Afghan capital caused dozens of casualties on Thursday after blowing himself up close to a group of security personnel who were carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and alcohol dealing, officials said.

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Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, causing casualties: police

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide attack hit the Afghan capital on Thursday, causing casualties among security personnel who had been carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and alcohol deals, witnesses and police officials said.

healthNews reuters.com

How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.

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Gunman kills two Christians at alcohol store south of Cairo: security sources

CAIRO (Reuters) - A masked gunman shot dead two Christian brothers at their alcohol shop south of Cairo on Monday, security sources said.

Alcohol Abuse nytimes.com

Opinion: America, Can We Talk About Your Drinking?

More people are consuming alcohol in risky ways. That’s not a good trend.

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Frat pledge died 'alone in a room full of people' at a party

When a fellow Florida State University fraternity pledge discovered Andrew Coffey had no pulse the morning after an alcohol-filled party, he didn't immediately call 911.

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Penn State's 'shocking apathy' to drinking blamed in hazing death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State University's "shocking apathy" to alcohol abuse contributed to the death of a student after he consumed 18 drinks in less than an hour and a half during a fraternity initiation, according a report issued on Friday.

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Penn State slammed for ignoring reports on hazing

A scathing grand jury report released Friday described alcohol-fueled fraternity hazing at Penn State University and said the rituals were a pervasive and dangerous practice that the university has been apathetic to and failed to prevent for years.

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'Shocking apathy' to alcohol abuse at Penn State: grand jury

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State University's "shocking apathy" to alcohol abuse permitted crimes that led to the fraternity hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, a grand jury found on Friday.

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Penn State showed 'shocking apathy' to alcohol abuse, grand jury says

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania State University's "shocking apathy" to alcohol abuse permitted crimes that led to the fraternity hazing death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, a grand jury found on Friday.

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Finland lets stores sell stronger drinks, health chiefs complain

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish lawmakers narrowly voted on Friday to let grocery stores sell stronger alcoholic drinks, after months of public debate pitting supporters of drinker's rights against health campaigners.

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Pennsylvania grand jury to report on fraternity hazing death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A long-awaited grand jury report about fraternity hazing at Pennsylvania State University was set to be unveiled on Friday, 10 months after the death of Timothy Piazza, 19, during an alcohol-fueled initiation ritual.

Smoking and Tobacco nytimes.com

Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers

The latest national survey of adolescent drug use found declining use of most substances, including alcohol, tobacco, prescription opioids and stimulants.

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Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone.

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UPDATE 1-Turkish gold trader says he paid $45,000 bribe to U.S. prison guard

(Adds Zarrab testimony) By Brendan Pierson NEW YORK, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying in the trial of a Turkish banker accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions said on Tuesday that he paid a $45,000 bribe to a U.S. prison guard to obtain alcohol and use the guard's phone. Reza Zarrab, who is cooperating with prosecutors, testified that he got the money through a Turkish attorney whom he did not identify. Zarrab said he used the guard's phone to speak w

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U.S. Justice Department, ATF to decide if bump stocks are prohibited

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said on Tuesday they are considering a possible ban on certain bump stocks, used in Las Vegas in October in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Tattoo leaves doctors debating man's fate

Picture this: A man is admitted to the hospital, unconscious, with a history of serious health problems and a high blood alcohol level. He has no identification and no family with him. On his chest, he has a tattoo: "Do Not Resuscitate."

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Ex-Russian minister says he thought bag with $2 million cash was gift of alcohol

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, accused of extorting a bribe, told a court on Monday he thought a bag holding $2 million in cash which he took from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin held a gift of expensive alcohol.

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Ex-Russian minister says he thought bag with $2 mln cash was gift of alcohol

MOSCOW, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev, accused of extorting a bribe, told a court on Monday he thought a bag holding $2 million in cash which he took from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin held a gift of expensive alcohol.

Cohousing Communities nytimes.com

Soho House, but Make It Enlightened

Instead of alcohol and coffee, the Assemblage offers elixirs and tea infusions. Laptops meet meditation cushions and shamanic healing rituals.

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U.S. marine accused of drunk driving after Japanese man dies in crash

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa.

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U.S. marine accused in drink drive case as Japanese man dies

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese man was killed in a truck collision involving a 21-year-old U.S. marine who was well over the legal alcohol limit for driving, police said of a case that was likely to stoke resentment over the U.S. military presence on the southern island of Okinawa.

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Ohio State suspends sorority, fraternity activities amid probes

(Reuters) - Ohio State University has suspended all sorority and fraternity activities citing investigations into hazing and alcohol abuse involving some chapters, joining a growing list of U.S. schools that have taken similar steps.

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Steep alcohol taxes drive Turkey's drinkers to home-brew

ANKARA (Reuters) - Carefully testing the temperature of a bucket of fermenting beer, Onder Ceyhan pushes back the foam to add a touch of yeast to his latest batch of home-brewed drink.

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Ohio State suspends fraternity activities

The Ohio State University suspended the activities of almost all of its fraternities Thursday, citing a large number of ongoing investigations into hazing and alcohol -- making it the latest US school to take action against Greek student organizations in the wake of troubling incidents.

Octopus nytimes.com

New Quay Journal: A Cliff-Edge Town Visited by Poets, Dolphins — and Octopuses

Octopuses and giant barrel jellyfish come and go in a town where Wales’s best-known alcoholic drank. The dolphins seem to be staying, so far.

healthNews reuters.com

Scotland becomes minimum alcohol price trailblazer in bid to boost public health

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland is to become one of the first countries in the world to introduce minimum alcohol pricing in an attempt to tackle a worsening public health problem with binge drinking.

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More than 50 people describe sexual harassment on Capitol Hill

Be extra careful of the male lawmakers who sleep in their offices -- they can be trouble. Avoid finding yourself alone with a congressman or senator in elevators, late-night meetings or events where alcohol is flowing. And think twice before speaking out about sexual harassment from a boss -- it could cost you your career.

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Recovered video in Penn State hazing death leads to 12 more charged

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania prosecutor charged an additional 12 members of a Pennsylvania State University fraternity on Monday in the death of a 19-year-old student after examining recovered surveillance-camera video of an alcohol-fueled initiation rite that turned deadly.

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Prosecutor to shed light on deleted video in Penn State hazing death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania prosecutor plans on Monday to reveal results from her investigation into who deleted surveillance-camera footage from the night a 19-year-old student died in an alcohol-fueled initiation ritual for a Pennsylvania State University fraternity.

Philanthropy nytimes.com

The Neediest Cases Fund: Alcohol Derailed His Life. Now He Drives Barflies Home.

Carlos Nin lost jobs, a marriage and a home because of his drinking problem. Now sober, he works six days a week as an Uber driver, often chauffeuring intoxicated customers.

Fraternities and Sororities nytimes.com

Clampdown on University of Michigan Fraternities After Reports of Sexual Misconduct and Alcohol Abuse

The suspension of parties and pledging activities at most of the school’s fraternities was the latest effort at major universities to curtail the excesses of Greek life.

Cancer nytimes.com

The New Health Care: A Link Between Alcohol and Cancer? It’s Not Nearly as Scary as It Seems

An announcement from a cancer research group needs to be taken with a grain of salt, perhaps on the rim of a margarita glass.

worldNews reuters.com

In Pakistan, North Korean diplomat's alcohol stash raises bootlegging suspicions

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Neighbors say when three men kicked down the doors and burgled the home of a North Korean diplomat in Islamabad last month, it took them more than three hours to lug out their booty: thousands of bottles of Scotch whisky, beer and French wine.

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Cutting back on alcohol can prevent cancers: experts

(Reuters Health) - A large organization of cancer doctors has issued a call to action to minimize alcohol consumption.

American Society of Clinical Oncology nytimes.com

Cancer Doctors Cite Risks of Drinking Alcohol

Drinking alcohol, even modest amounts, increases the risk of breast cancer and other cancers.

cnn.com

The guide to drinking less alcohol

If you're reading this, you may think you drink a little too much, yet you wouldn't describe yourself as an "alcoholic."

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Boehringer, Dicerna collaborate to develop novel treatments for chronic liver diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

* Boehringer Ingelheim and Dicerna announce collaboration to develop novel treatments for chronic liver diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

Alcoholic Beverages nytimes.com

M.T.A. Will Ban Alcohol Advertising on Buses and Subways

The transportation authority said the social benefits of deterring underage drinking outweighed the loss of revenue.

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John Mayer celebrates a year of sobriety

John Mayer is celebrating a year without alcohol.

sportsNews reuters.com

Motor racing: Williams say age not the key factor in driver choice

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Williams, sponsored by drinks company Martini, say age considerations will not be key to deciding who races for them next season after their 18-year-old driver Lance Stroll had to wear team kit without alcohol branding in Japan this month.

healthNews reuters.com

Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study.

Fraternities and Sororities nytimes.com

10 Arrested in Death of L.S.U. Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual

One student was charged with negligent homicide and nine current or former students were charged with hazing after a fraternity pledge died of alcohol poisoning.

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Ten charged in booze-fueled death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Ten men have been charged in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge who had more than six times the legal blood alcohol limit after a night of suspected booze-fueled hazing, officials said on Wednesday.

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Ten charged in death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Police have charged 10 people in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of suspected alcohol-fueled hazing at the social group's house, the school said on Wednesday.

cnn.com

Tapper to GOP senator: Will you vote against NRA?

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-MN) says he will support a ban on bump stocks through legislation or through a ruling by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

cnn.com

GOP senators call on ATF for new bump fire stock guidance

Nine Republican senators sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on Friday asking the agency to review its policy on bump fire stocks, a firearm accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire more like automatic ones.

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Industry messages on responsible drinking can be muddy

(Reuters Health) - The language used in industry-sponsored messages about drinking alcohol, such as “drink responsibly” and “drink properly,” doesn’t do a good job of explaining to the public what safe alcohol consumption means, suggests a recent study.

Arthur Janov nytimes.com

Arthur Janov, Psychologist Who Set the World Screaming, Dies at 93

The father of primal scream therapy, Dr. Janov maintained, not without controversy, that it could cure an array of ills from alcoholism to asthma.

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Nebraska court's ruling ends beer sales near South Dakota reservation

LINCOLN, Neb. (Reuters) - Nebraska's Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an appeal involving four stores that wanted to resume beer sales in a small border village near a South Dakota American Indian reservation that has struggled with alcohol abuse problems.

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YouTube videos deliver alcohol brand messaging to underage viewers

(Reuters Health) - YouTube videos that depict alcohol brands favored by youth draw millions of views, making them a form of promotion that could encourage underage drinkers, according to a U.S. study.

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Dozens of alcohol-flavored tobacco products may lure teens

(Reuters Health) - Nearly 50 alcohol-flavored tobacco product lines are marketed by more than 400 tobacco brands in the United States and these products may especially attract teens, luring them into tobacco addiction, according to a new study.

cnn.com

Inside a gated US compound in Saudi Arabia

Women behind the wheel of a car, residents drinking alcohol and baseball as a regular pastime: It doesn't sound like the Saudi Arabia of the world's imagination.

Google Inc nytimes.com

Google Sets Limits on Addiction Treatment Ads, Citing Safety

The unusual restrictions will limit a popular marketing tool in the $35 billion business of treating opioid addicts, alcoholics and others.

Alcohol Abuse nytimes.com

Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem

Drinking remains a crime, but Alcoholics Anonymous is flourishing and dozens of private and government clinics have opened alcohol rehabilitation centers.

scienceNews reuters.com

Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday.

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Heart benefit of alcohol not seen in people with liver disease

(Reuters Health) - Light to moderate drinkers may have a lower risk of heart disease than teetotalers, but a new study suggests this doesn’t hold true for people with fatty liver disease.

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Judge tosses top charges in Penn State fraternity death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A judge on Friday threw out the most serious charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault filed against 16 Pennsylvania State University fraternity members in the alcohol-fueled hazing death of a 19-year-old prospective member.

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Manslaughter charges dropped in death of Penn State fraternity pledge

A state judge in Pennsylvania threw out involuntary manslaughter charges Friday against eight fraternity members and the Beta Theta Pi fraternity in connection with the death this year of Penn State sophomore Timothy Piazza following an initiation ritual involving alcohol.

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Judge to decide whether to try Penn State frat members in hazing death

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A judge is set to decide on Friday whether 16 Pennsylvania State University fraternity members will be tried in the alcohol-fueled hazing death of a 19-year-old prospective member.

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Fraternity members may face trial in Penn State hazing death

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge will continue hearing final arguments on Thursday on whether sufficient evidence exists to try 16 fraternity members charged in an alcohol-fueled hazing death at Pennsylvania State University.

entertainmentNews reuters.com

'Caitlin' gives voice to Dylan Thomas' widow in violent UK dance drama

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - "Hello. I'm Caitlin, and I'm an alcoholic."

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Hollywood studios win ruling over VidAngel family-friendly filters

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court has sided with Hollywood studios by refusing to let VidAngel stream family-friendly versions of their movies that filter out profane language, sex and nudity, violence, and alcohol and drug use.

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Alcohol may impair tired drivers even if they aren’t drunk

Reuters Health - People with blood alcohol levels below the legal cutoff for being considered drunk may still be unsafe drivers if they’re also sleep deprived, a small experiment suggests.

cnn.com

Why I chase eclipses

It reads like the plot of a bad zombie movie. Across the United States, officials are urging citizens to prepare, warning of traffic jams, wifi outages and shortages of alcohol and porta-potties.

cnn.com

Officer: Video of Penn State fraternity incident was deleted

Prosecutors say surveillance video was deleted from the basement of the house where they say Penn State's Beta Theta Pi pledges were forced to drink alcohol for a hazing ritual, and more charges are now imminent against at least one of the fraternity brothers already facing multiple counts in the hazing death of 19-year-old sophomore Tim Piazza.

cnn.com

Study: 1 in 8 Americans struggles with alcohol

Americans are drinking more. A lot more. According to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, an estimated one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder.

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Risky drinking habits on the rise among U.S. adults: study

(Reuters Health) - High-risk drinking among U.S. adults increased about 30 percent between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013, according to a new study that called the proportion Americans developing alcohol dependence a "public health crisis."

Campbell, Glen nytimes.com

Glen Campbell, Whose Hit Songs Bridged Country and Pop, Dies at 81

A sharecropper’s son who became a recording, television and movie star, Mr. Campbell also battled alcohol and drugs and became a public face of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Undocumented immigrants less likely to be arrested for drugs, alcohol

(Reuters Health) - New research contradicts politicians’ claims that undocumented immigrants are prone to criminal trespasses.

Cook, Barbara nytimes.com

Barbara Cook, Broadway Star Who Became a Cabaret Mainstay, Dies at 89

Ms. Cook, a Tony Award-winning leading lady in Broadway musicals of the 1950s and ’60s, grappled with alcoholism and obesity before reinventing herself.

cnn.com

Study: Moderate drinking could ward off diabetes

It's not every day that medical studies say alcohol could be good for you. People who drink moderately often have a lower risk of developing diabetes than those who never drink, according to a new study published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.

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US warns travelers about tainted alcohol in Mexico

The United States is warning travelers to Mexico about tainted or counterfeit alcohol following the death of a Wisconsin woman.

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Drunk teens at Chance the Rapper concert flood hospitals in Connecticut

(Reuters) - More than 90 people, including dozens of teens, were taken to local hospitals after drinking too much alcohol at a concert in Connecticut that featured Chance the Rapper, a Hartford police official said on Saturday.

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Craft brewer targets Nigerian palates and big brands

ABUJA (Reuters) - From pale ale with tangs of passion fruit and mango to a heady stout with 10 percent alcohol, a pioneering craft brewer in Nigeria is seeking to expand and grab more of a market dominated by Heineken and Diageo.

cnn.com

Singer tearfully reveals arrest details

Singer Aaron Carter cried as he revealed details about a recent arrest in Georgia to Entertainment Tonight, and denied he was under the influence of alcohol.

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Penn State frat compelled pledges to drink before hazing death: police

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania State University fraternity pledge who died in February after consuming massive amounts of alcohol was one of several prospective members who felt compelled to drink to gain admission, a police detective testified on Tuesday.

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Penn State fraternity spent $2,000 on alcohol before death: detective

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (Reuters) - Members of a Pennsylvania State University fraternity spent more than $2,000 on alcoholic beverages for four membership events that culminated in the death of a 19-year-old student in February, a police detective said on Monday.

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Nelsan Ellis struggled with addiction before death

The family of late "True Blood" actor Nelsan Ellis says the actor was attempting to withdrawal from alcohol leading up to his death on Saturday.

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Supreme Court lifts block on Wisconsin 'cocaine mom' law during appeal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday let Wisconsin officials continue to enforce a law allowing them to detain pregnant women suspected of abusing drugs or alcohol while the state appeals a lower court ruling that struck down the law.

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Driving under the influence in car powered by whisky biofuel

LONDON (Reuters) - Alcohol and automobiles famously do not mix - but one Scottish scientist has disproved that maxim by driving a car powered by biofuel derived from making whisky.

Alcoholic Beverages nytimes.com

Is Alcohol Good for You? An Industry-Backed Study Seeks Answers

A $100 million study on the benefits of moderate drinking is largely funded by the alcohol industry, and many of the scientists have industry ties.

cnn.com

Trump sends in Feds to curb Chicago gun violence

The Chicago Police Department and Department of Justice's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will announce Friday a new task force aimed at decreasing the spread of illegal guns throughout the Windy City.

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Relatives of people with fatty liver cirrhosis also at risk

(Reuters Health) - If a parent or sibling has cirrhosis due to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a person's odds of having liver scarring are more than 12 times higher than for people without close relatives who have this condition, a small study finds.

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New York City to make some minor offenses fines, not crimes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City will release new rules for police on Tuesday curbing the practice of bringing criminal charges against people caught drinking alcohol or urinating in public, among other minor offenses, in a shift championed by civil rights advocates.

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Drinking in pregnancy tied to subtle changes in babies’ faces

(Reuters Health) - Women who drink even a little bit of alcohol during pregnancy may be more likely than other mothers to have babies with slight facial abnormalities that have been linked to developmental problems, a recent study suggests.

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Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Viking Therapeutics says statistically significant reductions in fibrosis, liver collagen, after 8 weeks of VK2809 treatment

* Viking Therapeutics announces promising top line results from in vivo study of VK2809 in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

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BRIEF-Vital Therapies announces characteristics of early subjects in VTL-308 pivotal study

* Announces characteristics of early subjects in VTL-308 pivotal study of ELAD system in severe alcoholic hepatitis

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NYC rehab chain Narco Freedom pleads guilty to corruption

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A trustee for a Bronx-based chain of drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinics pleaded guilty on its behalf to stealing millions of dollars from Medicaid, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Wednesday.

Woods, Tiger nytimes.com

Police Found Tiger Woods Asleep at the Wheel

According to a Jupiter, Fla., police report, Woods was not under the influence of alcohol, but failed a field sobriety test. Woods said he was on several medications, including Vicodin.

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Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

(Reuters) - Former world No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida early on Monday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to an online Palm Beach County Police report.

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Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge: reports

(Reuters) - Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods was arrested in South Florida on Monday morning on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to media reports.