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Congress passes spending deal

Congress passes spending deal

Angered at the huge spending increases at the center of the deal, Paul delayed the vote for hours with a demand to hold a vote on an amendment. Senate Republicans planned a procedural vote on a ...

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Heavy snow to blanket upper Midwest

Heavy snow to blanket upper Midwest

This round of severe winter weather is continuing to affect a large region around lower Lake of MI, including northern IL, southern MI and northern IN, till Monday morning. The weather service also ...

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Guelph area child dies from flu, 2nd child's death possibly flu-related

Guelph area child dies from flu, 2nd child's death possibly flu-related

The death happened in the Columbia area, but officials have not said exactly where. Harrist says the state continues to see widespread influenza with indications of high activity levels. Symptoms in...

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Prince William Addresses Claims That Kate Middleton Is Having Twins

Prince William Addresses Claims That Kate Middleton Is Having Twins

The British royals were joined by members of Sweden's royal family in Stockholm. Hello! magazine are reporting that Kate Middleton and Prince William have taken some time out from their royal du...

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CDC updates flu stats: at least 63 children have died

CDC updates flu stats: at least 63 children have died

Outpatient and emergency room visits remain high with flu cases, and the rate of hospitalizations is at the highest since the CDC began tracking the flu 10 years ago, she said. She said the flu remain...

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Woman puts Petri dish under bathroom dryer, breaks the Internet

Woman puts Petri dish under bathroom dryer, breaks the Internet

Pathogenic fungi and bacteria are those that cause disease. "DO NOT EVER dry your hands in those things again", she warns. The advent of jet hand dryers in our public toilets seemed like the next lo...

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Acne Patients are At a Higher Risk of Depression

Acne Patients are At a Higher Risk of Depression

After monitoring the subjects for 15 years, it was revealed that 18.5 percent of those with acne are at a risk of developing major depression while 12 percent of those without acne are at a risk to th...

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Celebrate National Pizza Day with these deals

Celebrate National Pizza Day with these deals

I've rounded up freebies at Blaze and Baskin-Robbins , along with other cheesy offers to help you celebrate. At Papa John's , get a two-layer pepperoni pizza for $10. You get to feast on a masterp...

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Redrow (RDW) Rating Increased to Buy at Numis Securities

In other news, insider Michael (Rusty) Nelligan acquired 5,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, February 5th. Its down 23.68% from 408,700 shares previously. S U PLC has GBX ...

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IAF Officer Arrested For Allegedly Providing Secret Documents to Pakistan's ISI

IAF Officer Arrested For Allegedly Providing Secret Documents to Pakistan's ISI

Marwaha has been booked under sections 3 and 5 of the Official Secrets Act, as per the FIR filed by the Delhi Police . Till now, cops have not found any evidence of a monetary exchange and say Marw...

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Breakthrough as human eggs developed in the lab for first time

Breakthrough as human eggs developed in the lab for first time

And Robin Lovell-Badge of The Francis Crick Institute said the procedure was "really quite inefficient", with only nine out of dozens of early-stage cells becoming mature eggs. The University of Edin...

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Weekly flu cases decrease for first time this season

Weekly flu cases decrease for first time this season

With more than 5,000 cases of flu reported last week alone, MI has so far recorded 18,358 cases of influenza in the first five weeks of 2018, Gongwer News Service reported. Those complications can eve...

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Seattle Is Clearing Convictions For Misdemeanor Pot Possession

Seattle Is Clearing Convictions For Misdemeanor Pot Possession

A release from City Attorney Pete Holmes stated that there were 240,000 total pot arrests from 1986 to 2010, noting that simple pot possession cases stopped being charged in 2010. And this, she says...

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Government shutdown: US House passes stopgap spending bill

Government shutdown: US House passes stopgap spending bill

Mr. Schumer said the Democrats' negotiating position had not changed: they were looking for increases in defense spending to be met with equivalent increases in domestic spending, or what they a...

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20 flu deaths in New Hampshire so far this season

20 flu deaths in New Hampshire so far this season

The child lived in the Upper Peninsula, but the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services hasn't released any other information. The ages of deaths range from 1 to 101. "We have plenty in our h...

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Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

The first child with Down syndrome to become a Gerber baby in the 90 years since the contest began more than 90 years ago is a 1-year-old from Georgia. His parents posted a photo on Instagram with...

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Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk

Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk

A 4 year United States study found the protective effect of being positive about growing older was even found in adults with the APOE4 gene which increases their chances of developing dementia sympto...

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Quack accused of infecting people with HIV arrested in India

Quack accused of infecting people with HIV arrested in India

Arun Pratap Singh, a Bangarmau police official, said an investigative file had been opened against the suspect doctor identified as Rajendra Kumar. After noticing the high number of cases, the heal...

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Senate leaders optimistic about budget deal as another shutdown deadline approaches

Senate leaders optimistic about budget deal as another shutdown deadline approaches

The package would boost US government spending on national defense and domestic programs by $300 billion over a two-year period, ending years of mandatory budget caps Republicans argued were hollo...

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Ayodhya case: Supreme Court asks parties to file English translation of documents

Ayodhya case: Supreme Court asks parties to file English translation of documents

It had rejected an attempt by the Sunni Waqf Board and members of the minority community to postpone hearing in the case till July 2019. On the previous date of hearing in this case, senior advoca...

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Hertfordshire singer-songwriter SuRie to represent United Kingdom at Eurovision

Hertfordshire singer-songwriter SuRie to represent United Kingdom at Eurovision

Cork has appeared at Eurovision on two previous occasions, as a backing dancer for Belgian act Loic Nottet in 2015 and as musical director for Belgium's Blanche past year. Participating countries subm...

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4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years

4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years

The first child death from influenza in MI has been confirmed. While flu can make anyone sick, the following people are at greater risk for serious complications. Six had confirmed flu vaccination...

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Diet linked to breast cancer spread, say scientists

Diet linked to breast cancer spread, say scientists

They hope the finding may yield a method to prevent cancer cells spreading from their origins in a woman's breast to form tumours in her lungs, brain, other organs or bones - a process known as "metas...

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New York State's High School Graduation Rate Edges Past 80 Percent

New York State's High School Graduation Rate Edges Past 80 Percent

State education officials say black, Hispanic and white students all made small gains in the four-year graduation rate, but a 20-point gap exists between white students and their minority peers. The d...

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Patience wearing thin with United Kingdom govt on Brexit — Business group

Patience wearing thin with United Kingdom govt on Brexit — Business group

Ministers are meeting this week to discuss Britain's future relationship with the EU. Negotiations on the transition period began this week. However, the Government dismissed the document as a d...

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Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm

Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm

Until supplies are exhausted, the few remaining flu shots are available for purchase at $15 for students, and $20 for faculty and staff. Health care professionals say the vaccine is still the best way...

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FDA Announced Herbal Supplement Kratom to Be an Opioid

FDA Announced Herbal Supplement Kratom to Be an Opioid

Kratom is widely available online. In addition to being marketed as a concentration booster and workout enhancer in largely unregulated supplements , kratom has been advertised as a replacement for...

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White House brushes off Trump's treason accusation against Democrats as a joke

White House brushes off Trump's treason accusation against Democrats as a joke

The concern for many Democrats , in that case, is that Trump's plan is to privatize the Veterans Administration. I am no longer surprised by anything President Trump says , including his fre...

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Alabama Sues Purdue Pharma Over Role In Opioid Crisis

Alabama Sues Purdue Pharma Over Role In Opioid Crisis

A group of state attorneys general have been conducting a multistate investigation into whether companies that manufacture and distribute prescription opioids engaged in unlawful practices. The state ...

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Sanofi Rejects Refund Demand Faces Philippine Suit Over Dengue Vaccine

Sanofi Rejects Refund Demand Faces Philippine Suit Over Dengue Vaccine

The country stopped the program in the face of public backlash accusing the government of moving too quickly to embrace the vaccine. "We sympathise with all the families who have suffered the loss o...

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