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Congress moves closer to deal to avert government shutdown

Congress moves closer to deal to avert government shutdown

In remarks at a reception with representatives of conservative media organizations, Trump conceded that the wall funding wasn't worth risking a shutdown over, and he said he could wait to take up t...

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'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

There is about a 50% mortality rate for extremely premature infants as young as 23 or 24 weeks and the quality of life of survivors is poor, Flake said. "We make gallons of this stuff a day", said fet...

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Rockets' 22 3-pointers dismantle Spurs, 126-99 in Game 1

If the San Antonio Spurs are going to slow the Houston Rockets down in Game 2 , then Leonard is going to need to play in that same methodical manner. Houston led by as many as 39 points, including ...

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Going Gluten-Free Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Problems, Study Says

Going Gluten-Free Could Increase Your Risk Of Heart Problems, Study Says

It prompted researchers to say the promotion of gluten-free diets among non-coeliacs should be discouraged. Some, including those diagnosed with coeliac disease, cut out gluten on their doctor's order...

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Lawmakers tell United's Munoz to improve service, not resign

Lawmakers tell United's Munoz to improve service, not resign

Munoz said an investigation into the incident, which provoked worldwide condemnation, found that police should not have been involved and a seat shortage aboard the plane should not have occurred. "Mr...

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US 'Not Going to Be Very Happy' If NKorea Tests Nuke

Dave Benham, a spokesman for the US Pacific Command. North Korea's ballistic missile test early Saturday was in "open defiance" of the worldwide community, and the risk to the US will not be tolerat...

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Trump falling short of votes for health reform

Trump falling short of votes for health reform

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that ensuring "coverage of pre-existing conditions is at the core" of the effort to repeal and replace the law. By the end of the week, GOP leaders had to ackn...

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Celtics Thomas to have tooth professionally reinserted

Wall's next three attempt hit the top of the backboard, giving the ball back to the Celtics with 58.4 seconds left. We've got your way to watch game two via live stream when the action tips off at 8...

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USDA changes Obama-era school lunch guidelines

USDA changes Obama-era school lunch guidelines

The former Georgia governor was joined by Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts at an elementary school in Leesburg, VA. during the lunch hour for the announcement. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids A...

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Trump says Oval Office itself is empowering

Trump says Oval Office itself is empowering

Thailand's prime minister has accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the United States, his office said Monday, as the USA leader made an unexpected diplomatic initiative toward...

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Jimmy Kimmel tearfully recounts newborn son's heart surgery

Jimmy Kimmel tearfully recounts newborn son's heart surgery

Kimmel and his wife, Molly McNearney , discovered the condition when a hospital nurse noticed that the bab... Kimmel said, "Poor kid, not only did he get a bad heart, he got my face". President Trump...

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African runners take top places in London Marathon

African runners take top places in London Marathon

Ethiopia's Tirunesh Dibaba finished 56 seconds down in second place, while compatriot Aselefech Mergia was 6.07 minutes down in third. "It has increased over the weeks to the longest being last Sunday...

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Wet Weather Hurting Farmers

Subsoil moisture rates zero percent very short, 1% short, 71% adequate and 28% surplus. "Growers are getting anxious to begin planting, but the weather remains against them". Potatoes were 27 percen...

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NORML Reacts To Medical Marijuana Protections In Omnibus Bill

NORML Reacts To Medical Marijuana Protections In Omnibus Bill

But the current budget bill, which is expected to pass this week, provides no money for him to do so - at least until it expires in September. Sam Calvert, owner of the Spokane retail shop Green Sta...

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Congress Protects Medical Marijuana with New Budget

Congress Protects Medical Marijuana with New Budget

This snag wasn't much of a problem during the Obama administration, but advocates in the eight states and the District of Columbia that have brought pot prohibition to a screeching halt are anxious ...

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Congress Defies Trump, Boosts Health Spending

Congress Defies Trump, Boosts Health Spending

The budget agreement , finalized in the wee hours of Monday morning, also defies Trump's demand for cuts to NASA's earth science program, which the administration had targeted as part of a wider pr...

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"Artificial womb" could help preemies avoid deaths and disabilities

No mechanical pump is used because even gentle artificial pressure could fatally overload an underdeveloped heart. In fact, it is a bag of amniotic fluid. The researchers stressed there is no possibil...

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As Canada prepares to legalize pot, Colorado officials offer advice

As Canada prepares to legalize pot, Colorado officials offer advice

In Florida, House lawmakers are ready to vote on a newly-amended bill to regulate the state's medical marijuana industry. The spending bill that will keep the government open until September include...

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Arkansas carries out first double execution in US since 2000

Arkansas carries out first double execution in US since 2000

An ADC spokesman says Marcel Williams was pronounced dead at 10:33 p.m. Attorneys had claimed in court papers that infirmary staff tried unsuccessfully to place a central line in Jones' neck for 4...

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NYC to see Trump security cost reimbursement per federal spending plan

As president he has spent numerous weekends in Florida. Those businesses employed New Yorkers who paid taxes toward the Trumps' security up above the New York City skyline in their $100 million pentho...

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Scientists rally on National Mall for Earth Day, March for Science

Overseas, people are due to rally in support of science from Australia to Brazil. Trump, who has claimed that climate change is a hoax that the Chinese invented, has appointed multiple climate cha...

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Australia Introduces 'Values' Test for Citizenship

Australia Introduces 'Values' Test for Citizenship

The 457 visa is a temporary work visa which allows skilled workers from outside the country to work in Australia for up to four years with sponsorship from an approved company. The move comes two ...

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Nemanja Matic predicting close finish for Chelsea as Tottenham keep up pressure

Nemanja Matic predicting close finish for Chelsea as Tottenham keep up pressure

Pedro Rodriguez collected the ball on the edge of the penalty area before striking under the crossbar from 25 yards (meters). Cahill then doubled the lead on 79 minutes with a tap-in off his knee, a...

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White House expects vote on healthcare bill this week

But the GOP's vote-counting team struggled to find the support needed to pass the measure, especially among centrist Republicans. I think we do. She faces having to go before her constituents agai...

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President Trump's gov't unwinds Obama-era healthy shool lunch rules

President Trump's gov't unwinds Obama-era healthy shool lunch rules

The 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act made federal grants for meals conditional on reductions in calories, sodium and trans fat content and increases in fruit, vegetables and whole grains . "The U...

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Corbyn BREAKTHROUGH? Shock poll shows big swing from Tories to Labour

Corbyn BREAKTHROUGH? Shock poll shows big swing from Tories to Labour

Theresa May has been accused of "running scared" and "ducking" her responsibility to take part in democratic debate after ruling out head-to-head battles with other party leaders. A known Corbyn criti...

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Mixed emotions for Mauricio Pochettino after Tottenham match Chelsea result

Mixed emotions for Mauricio Pochettino after Tottenham match Chelsea result

Dele Alli gave Spurs the lead after 55 minutes and when Gabriel brought down Kane in the box two minutes later, the England global had the ideal opportunity to extend his hot streak against Arsenal...

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Macron visits the Holocaust Memorial in Paris

He had arrived by bus with a group of supporters from the northern France FN stronghold of Henin-Beaumont to hear Le Pen. He denounced Macron as a "masked Socialist" backed by the highly unpopular S...

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Campaign seeks to boost mental health care, awareness

Campaign seeks to boost mental health care, awareness

We often refer to mental illness as the "no casserole" illness because when people are diagnosed with cancer or any other life-threatening disease, friends and family members bring over casseroles and...

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Georgia Weather Forecast: Showers And Storms Much Of This Week

Georgia Weather Forecast: Showers And Storms Much Of This Week

Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Thursday Night: Rain likely, mainly after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 60...

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Jamaal Charles to visit Tuesday with Denver Broncos

Jamaal Charles to visit Tuesday with Denver Broncos

So it seems like Charles is a fit. I'd nearly like to see the Chiefs sign Charles just to keep him away from Denver. It's weird when long-time rivals sign with your team, but to be fair, loyalty is ...

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Common antibiotics may double miscarriage risk

Common antibiotics may double miscarriage risk

The association was weak, but juries won't know that, because Dr. Anick Bérard, Faculty of Pharmacy, Université de Montréal, declared, "our investigation shows that certain types of antibiotics are ...

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Trump administration can't guarantee middle class won't pay more under tax plan

The plan would slash corporate taxes and almost double the standard deduction , to $24,000 for married couples. But that's not double. Repeal the Affordable Care Act net investment income tax . "C...

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Penguins chase Holtby, beat Capitals to take 2-0 series lead

The two top players came face-to-face in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal on April 27 when the Penguins pulled a victory over the Capitals 3-2, giving them a 1-0 lead in the series. Guentz...

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IPL: Bumrah's miserly Super Over spell helps Mumbai cage Lions

IPL: Bumrah's miserly Super Over spell helps Mumbai cage Lions

They put it back in at the hospital, The extent of the damage is still unknown. Gujarat, who have six points from eight matches , are improving day by day as out of the three matches , they have w...

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