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Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali'' s ' Fight Doctor, ' dies at 89

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017|4:07 p.m.

MIAMI– Fernando “Ferdie” Pacheco, “The Fight Physician” who functioned as Muhammad Ali’s ringside physician, has passed away. He was 89.

Pacheco’s daughter, Tina Louise Pacheco, informed The Associated Press that he passed away Thursday morning at his Miami house after extended illness.

Pacheco was born in Tampa and opened a practice in Miami after earning a medical degree from the University of Miami. He met Cassius Clay, who would later on become Muhammad Ali, in 1960 when the fighter began training with Angelo Dundee at the Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach.

Pacheco worked as Ali’s cornerman from 1962-1977, that included 3 successful title bouts. Pacheco has actually said he left his position after suggesting Ali retire due to the fact that of serious injuries. Ali battled 4 more matches, losing 3.

Pacheco went on to become a television boxing analyst, in addition to a painter and author.

Concierge doctor: ‘I get to be the small-town medical professional I grew up knowing’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Dr. Ryon Parker states he has actually inherited a damaged healthcare system. He developed his concierge healthcare supplier in an effort to fix that. He says his business design enables him to focus more on the patient-physician relationship, which yields more gratifying results.

Cops: Doctor arrested at Trump hotel in D.C. with 2 weapons

Wednesday, May 31, 2017|9:56 a.m.

WASHINGTON– A Pennsylvania physician who was behaving suspiciously and had actually made threatening remarks was arrested Wednesday at the Trump International Hotel in Washington after cops found an assault-style rifle and pistol in his cars and truck, authorities stated.

Bryan Moles of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, was collared at the downtown hotel, where he was remaining as a guest, police stated. At a news conference, Metropolitan Cops Department Chief Peter Newsham stated his department, in addition to the Trick Service, got information from the Pennsylvania State Police at about 12:30 a.m. that a tipster had actually reported that Moles was traveling to the Trump Hotel in Washington, equipped with weapons and ammo.

Moles, 43, explored the hotel about 30 minutes later, Newsham said. Authorities worked with hotel security to find Moles’ vehicle, and later, Moles himself inside the hotel.

“I was really concerned about this circumstance,” Newsham stated, “and I believe the officers and our federal partners, and in specific the tipster, prevented a prospective catastrophe here in our country’s capital.”

The Secret Service stated in a declaration that special agents from its Washington Field Office, as well as regional policeman, started investigating potential risks made against people the company protects, however at no time were they at risk.

An authorities report stated authorities saw a gun in Moles’ lorry and discovered another inside the glove compartment. Authorities took a Glock 23 pistol, a Bushmaster assault-style rifle and 90 rounds of ammunition.

Newsham declined to comment on what might have encouraged Moles.

The cops chief said Moles is being interviewed, and is cooperating with authorities. Newsham included that the department does not presently have adequate evidence to charge Moles with making threats, although a department spokesman earlier suggested that was part of the pointer to Pennsylvania authorities.

Moles is a doctor who practices emergency medicine at a hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is being accuseded of carrying a handgun without a license and having unregistered ammo.

Hotel spokesperson Patricia Tang said in a statement that “authorities arrested a guest who was acting suspiciously,” but referred further concerns to authorities.

FBI spokeswoman Minique Crump stated the firm at first responded, but referred further concerns to the local authorities, who are taking the lead on the investigation.

Edinboro has to do with 100 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Associated Press authors Sarah Brumfield in Washington, Juliet Linderman in Baltimore and Michael Rubinkam in Allentown, Pennsylvania, added to this report.

Jury to be chosen in Vegas doctor client drugging-sex trial

Monday, May 8, 2017|11:09 a.m.

Jury selection is set to start for the trial of a suspended Las Vegas doctor implicated of drugging clients and videotaping himself making love with them.

Binh Minh “Ben” Chung has actually been jailed for practically 2 years on $1 million bail after his arrest on several felony charges that could get him up to life in prison, including the supposed sexual attack of a 16-year-old lady.

Chung is 43. He has actually pleaded not guilty, and his attorney, Christopher Oram, says he doesn’t want to outline his defense until trial.

Lawyers expect it will take a number of days to seat a jury.

Chung’s medical license was suspended following his arrest in June 2015.

Court documents allege that he utilized the tranquilizer Ketamine or a similar drug to sedate declared victims.

Doctor identified as bicyclist killed in west Vegas crash

A bicycle lays on the roadway at Charleston Boulevard and Pavilion Center Drive after a deadly crash on April 18, 2017. (Les Krifaton/FOX5) A bike lays on the roadway at Charleston Boulevard and Structure Center Drive after a lethal crash on April 18, 2017. (Les Krifaton/FOX5) A bike lays on the highway at Charleston Boulevard and Structure Center Drive after a lethal crash on April 18, 2017.

( Les Krifaton/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Clark County Coroner’s Workplace recognized a 51-year-old bicyclist who died in a crash including a tour bus in west Las Vegas on Tuesday. Medical inspectors said Kayvan Khiabani, of Las Vegas, passed away of blunt force injury stemming from a mishap.

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine verified Khiabani was a professor for the organization. He signed up with the school in 2002. He was also the Chief of Hand Surgical treatment at University Medical Center.

According to authorities, Khiabani was riding a bike in the location of Charleston Boulevard and Pavilion Center Own when he lost control and veered into a charter bus. Khiabani was taken to UMC where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation. There were no other injuries to the residents on board.

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'' Doctor Who ' versus ' Sherlock '? Keep dreaming, Comic-Con

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Peter Capaldi participates in the “Physician Who” panel on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 9, 2015, in San Diego, Calif.

Thursday, July 9, 2015|8:10 p.m.

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This image shows Benedict Cumberbatch, left, as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson, from the “Sherlock” special.

SAN DIEGO– It’s not likely Sherlock Holmes will ever share a pipeline with a Time Lord.

“Physician Who” and “Sherlock” mastermind Steven Moffat is up for an encounter in between his leading males, however he restated to crowds at Comic-Con on Thursday that he doesn’t think a crossover will ever come true.

“I have no problem with them conference,” the showrunner informed the Hall H crowd throughout the pop-culture celebration’s “Medical professional Who” session. “It’s all the rest of them that have actually got an issue. I ‘d do anything for a laugh.”

How would the time-traveling Doctor respond to an encounter with the scarf-clad criminal activity solver?

“More intelligently,” stated Peter Capaldi, who depicts the 12th iteration of the Time Lord on the long-running sci-fi series.

Moffat later noted Thursday afternoon during a “Sherlock” panel in Ballroom 20 at the San Diego Convention Center that there’s a precedent for the Doctor encountering imaginary characters. He crossed courses with Robin Hood last season.

“I’m willing to do it since I’m such a please-anybody tart,” joked Moffat. “We can bring in Physician Doom as well, and Spider-Man, all the Batmans. It would be the best program ever!”

Moffat exposed to “Sherlock” fans that he really currently crafted a crossover between the characters. In his youth, he cast his sister to play both Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes in a house motion picture.

“I made it years ago,” he said. “I’m over it.”

“Doctor Who” is due back Sept. 19, while a Victorian-set “Sherlock” Christmas special will be provided in December. Both programs air on the BBC in the United Kingdom, while “Doctor Who” airs on the cable television network BBC America and “Sherlock” is transmitted on PBS in the United States.