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Republicans survive election scare, narrowly win Kansas seat

Republican Ron Estes says his victory in a special congressional election in Kansas shows that it remains a solid GOP state. "Obviously, there's still some discussion about Obamacare and repeali...

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Dairy-free diets 'risking bone health'

Dairy-free diets 'risking bone health'

This warning from the National Osteoporosis Society is very clear that younger consumers are most at risk of jeopardising their bone health later in life. A fall in consumption of dairy milks and a mo...

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Lawmakers: Trump Needs To Work With Congress On Strategy In Syria

Lawmakers: Trump Needs To Work With Congress On Strategy In Syria

A thorough and impartial investigation must be launched following the alleged chemical attack in Idlib, which the U.S. cited as the reason for its missile strike , Lavrov told the American official. ...

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Here is the latest Carolinas sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Carolinas sports news from The Associated Press

Yes, the referees - with Mike Eades standing on top of the play - missed Kennedy Meeks' hand touching out of bounds on a tie up that gave North Carolina the ball with under a minute left in a one-p...

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VA launches new access and quality in health care tool

VA launches new access and quality in health care tool

A disclaimer on the site also says that veterans who are experiencing urgent health care problems can request same-day services, although it did not specify what would qualify for a same-day service. ...

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John Horgan promises no tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

John Horgan promises no tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

Under her government, social cuts continue, living standards have declined, child poverty rates remain among the worst in Canada, rents have skyrocketed, and 150,000 people are officially unemployed (...

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Trump says USA not going to get involved in Syria

Mr. Putin said on Tuesday Russia would be urgently asking the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to investigate the incident. But the bigger questions - that Secretary of State Rex...

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Abu Sayyaf leader behind execution of foreigners is killed, Philippines says

Sporadic gunbattles between the remaining Abu Sayyaf militants and government forces continued on Wednesday, military officials said. At least one policeman was confirmed killed in the fight, nation...

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Trans fats ban linked with fewer NY heart attacks & strokes

Trans fats ban linked with fewer NY heart attacks & strokes

Counties with trans fats bans showed a 6% decline in heart-related instances in the first three years, translating to 43 fewer heart attacks and strokes per 100,000 people. In their study, the researc...

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Kansas Outcome Eyed by GOP as Georgia Contest Nears

Ward said . Kansas 4th District congressional candidate Ron Estes , right, and Sen. Republicans outnumber Democrats in the district almost 2-to-1 and the fact that Mr. Democratic National Committe...

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Kelly Rowland wants a second boob job

Kelly Rowland wants a second boob job

Whoa Baby! is available for purchase in most bookstores and online retailers including Barnes & Nobles and Amazon . "I really want moms to feel comforted, and I want them to have the knowledge so th...

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Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill To Protect Marijuana Consumers

Oregon Lawmakers Pass Bill To Protect Marijuana Consumers

The data is gleaned from their driver's licenses, passports or whatever other form of ID they present at the door to prove they're at least 21 as required by law. Pres. Donald Trump has been quoted as...

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Brazil's top court opens probe on 9 ministers, daily says

Brazil's top court opens probe on 9 ministers, daily says

Paulo reported yesterday. All are suspected of involvement in a massive embezzlement and bribery conspiracy that fleeced state oil company Petrobras and funneled dirty money into leading politic...

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'Friends' Is Getting Turned into a Musical

Yes, that's right. Prepare to get up close and personal with some of television's most loved characters -Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Joey and Chandler are back, only this time they'll be live on s...

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Trump seems to rule out deeper USA intervention in Syria

Trump seems to rule out deeper USA intervention in Syria

Lavrov said Russian Federation was trying to understand the "real intentions" of the Trump administration. During his 2016 campaign, Trump said he would decide whether to honor the commitment to prote...

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After outrage over removal of passenger, United Airlines shares plunge

Passenger David Dao, 69, had refused to be "bumped" from the overbooked flight - an airline practice that has now come under increased scrutiny. Dao was bloodied and hospitalized. "We are not going to...

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Expert says this is how you should make your tea

Expert says this is how you should make your tea

British users reminisced when a T.V. series actor microwaved his tea on an episode of Broadchurch and tweeted with disgust. Making the ideal tea is a delicate art that we've perfected over t...

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Look up latest 'safety' grade for hospitals in your MI community

Look up latest 'safety' grade for hospitals in your MI community

The Leapfrog Group's hospital report card released Wednesday ranks New Jersey as 15th best for protecting patients from harm. There are 706 "B" rank hospitals, and 167 hospitals earned a "D" from L...

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China offers concessions to avert trade war with U.S. - FT

Administration officials insisted Friday that their overall policy hadn't changed and that the strike was only meant to convey that chemical weapons are unacceptable. In an interview to air Sunday on ...

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The Masters: Charley Hoffman leads after opening 65

Then there's that six-putt Ernie Els had previous year. It is with great embarrassment that I have to admit I turned the TV off last year with four holes to play, conceding that Jordan Spieth had ...

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Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR) Buy, Sell or Hold Now?

A number of brokerages have recently commented on FTR. Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR). Curr...

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United passenger dragged off plane speaks after CEO apologises

United passenger dragged off plane speaks after CEO apologises

She says the airline may have had the right to remove the passenger from the plane, but the way they did it, with cell phones recording, could land them in court. Police then proceeded to rip the man ...

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Meningitis: Northern Govs, Traditional Rulers Hold Emergency Meeting In Kaduna

Meningitis: Northern Govs, Traditional Rulers Hold Emergency Meeting In Kaduna

Mr. Adewole said 4,637 cases of cerebrospinal meningitis were recorded across the country by Monday. The Kaduna governor commended the federal government for the quick intervention in the fight ag...

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Cosmopolitan Under Fire For Article Comparing Cancer To Weight Loss Diet

Cosmopolitan Under Fire For Article Comparing Cancer To Weight Loss Diet

Though Cosmo since deleted the initial tweet, the piece is still up on its site under the headline " A Serious Health Scare Helped Me Love My Body More Than Ever ". Harbinson said she lost 44 pounds...

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Couple claims to find live scorpion in bag of spinach

Couple claims to find live scorpion in bag of spinach

The Montgomery County couple reached out to the Giant in Landover where they bought the spinach, asking the store to stop selling it, but say the grocery store refused. "The deteriorated condition of ...

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HPV vaccine should be given to boys too say teachers

HPV vaccine should be given to boys too say teachers

The vaccine predominantly protects against cervical cancer and is offered to girls in year eight at schools across the United Kingdom, however, it is now not offered to boys - despite the fact that ma...

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Pakistan rules out immediate execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

The minister asked the Indian government to 'declare Balochistan as independent state'. "No other country has been a target of terrorism the way Pakistan has", Asif said, adding that there are no pa...

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Nurses Bend Hospital Rules To Give Patient His One Dying Wish

Nurses Bend Hospital Rules To Give Patient His One Dying Wish

Although smoking isn't allowed on the hospital grounds, nurses made a decision to break protocol to grant the dying man his wish. When Hansen, who was 75, found out he was too sick for surgery and...

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Detroit Tigers release special uniforms for Mother's Day

Detroit Tigers release special uniforms for Mother's Day

It started off with red, white, and blue caps for patriotic holidays like Memorial and Independence Days and pink accessories for Mother's Day. The top is gray with pink lettering, and the cap is gray...

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UEFA president "deeply disturbed" by explosions to Dortmund's team bus

However, the investigators have so far refused to reveal details about its content and authenticity. "According to what is now known, the windows of the bus were (entirely or partly) smashed and one...

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Hawaii asks full court to hear Trump travel ban appeal

Under very rare circumstances, once a panel has decided a case, the full court can grant the losing party's request to rehear the case en banc , meaning all of the active-service judges will rehear t...

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Bomb squad creates beeping Easter egg hunt for children with visual impairments

The City of Great Falls Park and Recreation would like to thank Jimmy and Debbie Filipowicz for making this Easter tradition possible for the seventh year with their generous financial donation. "The ...

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Nearly half of Britons believe in life after death, Easter poll reveals

Nearly half of Britons believe in life after death, Easter poll reveals

Some people will have a new dress or suit or kids will have a new Easter outfit to wear. If you were born in the middle-east, you would probably be a Muslim. "We are here because someone died for us"....

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'86 million people in South East Asia suffer from depression'

'86 million people in South East Asia suffer from depression'

If untreated, depression can be debilitating and even lead to suicide, which is the second leading cause of death among 15- to 29-year olds. Subramaniam said the theme Depression - Let's Talk ...

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United Airlines CEO Apologizes for 'Truly Horrific' Incident on Overbooked Flight

United Airlines CEO Apologizes for 'Truly Horrific' Incident on Overbooked Flight

Now, a day and a half later, United Airlines is admitting it did something wrong. The passenger said he was a doctor and had to be in Louisville on Monday because he needed to see his patients. The ta...

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