Lack of Stringent U.S. CMBS Underwriting Could Affect REITs Changes in the availability, pricing, and underwriting stringency of U.S. CMBS financing could affect REITs directly and indirectly, according to Fitch Ratings. In addition, a boom-or-bust cycle for CMBS loan performance would negatively affect REITs that regularly access the CMBS ...
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A federal court Tuesday struck down Arizona's ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy absent a medical emergency. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violated a woman's constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy before a fetus is able to survive outside the womb. "Viability" of a fetus is generally considered to start at 24 weeks. ...
Jodi Arias addresses the jury during the penalty phase of her murder trial at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix, Arizona May 21, ...
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Part of being an adult is admitting when youre wrong, which is what I plan to do here. Simply put, my original assessment of Meir Zarchis rape-revenge film I Spit On Your Grave, which I wrote back in 1997 after viewing the film once, was off the mark. It was one of the earliest reviews I ever wrote, and in my zeal to take stand, I now recognize how much I exaggerated my negative assessment ... ...
1868: Col. Christopher "Kit" Carson, who directed the campaign against the Navajos which resulted in their surrender and the exile of about half the tribe to Fort Sumner between 1864 and 1868, dies at Fort Lyon, Colo., just nine days before the June 1 signing of the treaty which allowed the Navajos to return to their homeland.1918: The Tucson Opera House downtown goes up in flames. The ...
The Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that an Arizona law banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy is unconstitutional. In August, the court had blocked enforcement of the law. "We want to challenge Roe so we can take it to the Supreme Court, and we say, 'Why can't we protect babies at 20 weeks?'" said John Jakubczyk, past president of Arizona Right to ...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet. An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, allegedly posted a social media rant laced with salty language and angry, uppercase letters that quickly went viral last week, to the delight of people who love a good Internet ...
Venomous snakes, black bears and mountain lions pose a potential danger to hikers, campers and others traveling outdoors.Snakes: Schewel of the Forest Service noted that snakes often seek shade to escape the heat. "Always be aware of where you put your feet and hands, and avoid cracks, crevices, areas under rocks and places you can't see," she said.Bears: Bears generally avoid ...
A crusading Fountain Hills resident has helped to push through a new law in Arizona relating to rules governing notaries. The Fountain Hills Times has the full story on the new law. Check out the story ...
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University of Arizona researchers have found a possible reason for the reversible memory loss that some patients experience while taking statins, a class of global top-selling cholesterol-lowering drugs.
They have made a novel discovery in brain cells being treated with statin drugs: unusual swellings within neurons, which the team has termed the "beads-on-a-string" effect.
The team is not entirely sure why the beads form, said UA neuroscientist Linda L. Restifo, who leads the investigation. However, the team believes that further investigation of the beads will help inform why some people experience cognitive declines while taking statins.
"What we think we've found is a laboratory demonstration of a problem in the neuron that is a more severe version for what is happening in some peoples' brains when they take statins," said Restifo, a UA professor of neuroscience, neurology and cellular and molecular medicine, and principal investigator on the project.
Robert Kraft, a former research associate in the department of neuroscience, is lead author on the article.
Restifo and Kraft cite clinical reports noting that statin users often are told by physicians that cognitive disturbances experienced while taking statins were likely due to aging or other effects. ...
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