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Across town, the Democratic National Committee sent out a press release with the headline, "Republicans Created the Trump Shutdown". The Senate cleared a procedural hurdle to move forward a funding bill to reopen the government . Harris said she couldn't believe McConnell's promise, and didn't want to "put the lives of Dreamers "in the hands of someone who has repeatedly gone back on his word", she said in a statement".
  • White House doctor to provide more details about Trump's health

    White House doctor to provide more details about Trump's health

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    Jackson questions, including why Trump slurred his words recently. Presidents don't typically sit for cognitive assessments during their periodic physical exams. Trump, 71, is 6'3, weighs 108 kg and has normal cardiac health, Jackson said. "He's more enthusiastic about the diet part than the exercise part, but we're going to do both", Jackson said, adding that he might enlist first lady Melania Trump to help.
  • Boy dies after doctors remove 10-pound tumor from his face

    Boy dies after doctors remove 10-pound tumor from his face

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    He died Friday from lung and kidney complications. "I am disheartened by the way that we are losing him and that the physiological worry of the surgery was clearly a lot for his traded off life structures". It allowed him to fly to Miami on November 27 and undergo surgery January 13 at the hands of Dr. Robert Marx , who heads up maxillofacial surgery at the University of Miami Health System and had once removed a woman's 16-pound facial tumor.
  • Take the cognitive test Trump aced

    Take the cognitive test Trump aced

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    Like most men of his age , President Donald Trump has a common form of heart disease , relatively easy to address if he increases the dose of his cholesterol-lowering medication and makes necessary lifestyle changes. Physically, Trump is borderline obese (6 foot, 2 inches tall and 239 pounds), and his cholesterol levels are borderline high (143 LDL "bad" cholesterol), according to the vitals reported by Jackson.
  • Flu cases on the rise; 5 deaths reported in Monroe County

    Flu cases on the rise; 5 deaths reported in Monroe County

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    The season is closely tracking the 2014-2015 season that was dominated by the same H3N2 flu strain, an influenza A strain that generally causes the worst outbreaks. Officials recently reported that the flu vaccine isn't as effective against the H3N2 strain. And L.A. Care has ramped up its member outreach efforts to encourage vaccinations.
  • Trump gets cognitive test during medical

    Trump gets cognitive test during medical

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    Jackson said he will work with Trump to design an exercise routine and eating program that will help him get a better handle on his weight. And the doctor said he would be working with the president, who is already on a light does of cholesterol reducing drug, to lower it further.
  • Abdul Subhan Qureshi held over Indian bombings campaigns

    Abdul Subhan Qureshi held over Indian bombings campaigns

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    Delhi Police arrested Abdul Subhan Qureshi, the man suspected of being involved in the serial blasts in Delhi and Gujarat in 2008, following a tip-off and a gun battle on Saturday night. "We have found pistols and documents on Qureshi". More than 50 persons were killed when 20 blasts ripped through Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008.
  • California DMV now accepting applications for REAL ID cards

    California DMV now accepting applications for REAL ID cards

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    Just before the sun came up Monday morning, a line started forming outside the DMV office on Broadway in Sacramento as people waited to get their Real ID cards . Anyone needing to fly domestically after October 1, 2020 , will need a REAL ID-compliant license or a passport. For more information, visit the state DMV's website .
  • Apex court takes over all hearings on Loya's death

    Apex court takes over all hearings on Loya's death

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    As Dave, at one point, said that "as of today, it is a natural death", Justice Chandrachud said: "If as on today, it is a natural death, you can't cast aspersions". "We will have to look at the matter with a sense of objectivity and we assure you about that". In the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case, which was being heard by Loya, the BJP President, along with Rajasthan Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria, Rajasthan-based businessman Vimal Patni, former Gujarat police chief PC Pande, ...
  • Real defies crisis talk with Deportivo hammering

    Real defies crisis talk with Deportivo hammering

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    The Wales star finished exquisitely to give Zidane's men the lead at the break and he converted Toni Kroos's corner before the hour to make the points safe. Borja Mayoral was preferred in attack alongside Ronaldo and Bale by Zidane and the 20-year-old forward turned Modric's cross goalwards to draw a fifth-minute stop from Ruben Martinez in the Deportivo goal.
  • This week: 877 events in MI to raise awareness about School Choice

    This week: 877 events in MI to raise awareness about School Choice

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    The counties of Blair, Berks, Somerset, and Venango, the boroughs of Bradford Woods, Brookhaven, Castle Shannon, Catawissa, Clarks Summit, Dravosburg, Freeport, Hanover, Gettysburg, Canton, Irwin, Churchill, and the cities of Bethel Park, Fawn, East Nottingham, Lurgan, Norristown, Oil City, Paxtang, Pottsville, Richland, Swatara, Telford Borough, Vanport, Union, Union, and Upper Yoder have issued proclamations recognizing School Choice Week in their community.
  • Cervical cancer's signs every woman should know

    Cervical cancer's signs every woman should know

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    Nearly 40 per cent of women in Harrow are avoiding smear tests, with many of these citing "embarrassment" as a reason for not attending. This is a cause for concern, as one in four eligible women now do not take up their smear test invitations, rising to one in three among 25 to 29-year-olds.
  • Brady wears tape on hand, but no glove

    Brady wears tape on hand, but no glove

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    Down 20-10, Brady and his offense went to work in the fourth quarter to win the game. The Patriots now move on to Super Bowl 52, which will be held on Sunday, Feb. But the defense, which had been stingy all game long, allowed Lewis to bust through the line for an 18-yard gain. The Patriots-Jaguars victor faces the Minnesota-Philadelphia victor in the Super Bowl on February 4 in Minneapolis.
  • Thousands march on Washington in Donald Trump-supported anti abortion rally

    Thousands march on Washington in Donald Trump-supported anti abortion rally

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    Saturday marks Trump's one year anniversary in office. Although the pro-life movement is already changing the culture, the March for Life was a reminder that there remains much to be done. The legislation needs 60 votes to pass through the Senate, which has not yet passed a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, passed by the House previous year.
  • Jed Wallace seals epic late win for Millwall at Leeds

    Jed Wallace seals epic late win for Millwall at Leeds

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    Liam Cooper was handed a straight red card for Leeds following a rash challenge, and Lee Gregory's goal meant Millwall went into half time 2-0 up against 10 men, leaving Leeds with a mountain to climb. "And we didn't do that". Thomas Christiansen called for Leeds' discipline to improve at his pre-match press conference earlier this week. The result was disappointing and I can understand all those who are now on the ground but we are getting up again and marching on together.
  • Just Under 30 Cases of Influenza Reported in Three Rivers's District

    Just Under 30 Cases of Influenza Reported in Three Rivers's District

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    In the United States last season, overall vaccine effectiveness against all circulating flu viruses was 39%. 12, 42 people under age 65 have died of the flu in California. But according to Siegel, a universal flu vaccine is close to becoming a reality that would end the need for annual shots. As of January 13, Pennsylvania reported 32 deaths from flu with 25 of those in people 65 or older .
  • Time to step up as Nadal fights into quarters

    Time to step up as Nadal fights into quarters

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    Edmund is the first British man other than five-time Open runner-up Andy Murray to make the Australian Open quarter-finals in more than three decades after defeating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-2 6-3 at Hisense Arena. It is indeed great to see the Briton in such good spirits after the setback he suffered right at the start of the season. I haven´t been to many Tennis matches.
  • The Next Hurdle for a Healthy Trump? Getting Some Exercise

    The Next Hurdle for a Healthy Trump? Getting Some Exercise

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    The doctor deemed Trump in " excellent health" last Friday and provided details of the President's medical exam during a briefing on Tuesday. While Jackson said that the president is in excellent health, he said that he would set him up with diet and exercise plan to help him to lose between 10 and 15lbs over the next year.
  • This year's flu season is not the worst in recent years

    This year's flu season is not the worst in recent years

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    Flu can vary between different communities. In addition, DPH reports: A steep increase in the number of CT residents who have been hospitalized with influenza over the past five weeks. As of January 13, 17,362 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported and 5,267 people have been hospitalized with influenza in NY this season.
  • Donald Trump's 'stable genius' may be turning off voters

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    That's a test of mental function that can be useful in catching what doctors call mild cognitive impairment, a potential precursor to dementia . The Montreal Cognitive Assessment that Trump took includes remembering a list of spoken words; listening to a list of random numbers and repeating them backward; naming as many words in a minute that begin with, say, the letter F as possible; accurately drawing a cube; and describing concrete ways that two objects - like a train and a bicycle - ...
  • Comedian Will Ferrell brings laughs to the Australian Open

    Comedian Will Ferrell brings laughs to the Australian Open

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    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were nearly as ruthless in their straight-sets third-round wins, not unusual for a pair with a combined 31 Grand Slam titles. Its hard to prepare for that in some ways, but you know when you come down here that can happen. Up next, is unheralded Hungarian and one-time training partner Marton Fucsovics and a potential quarter final meeting with Tomas Berdych , who upset Juan Martín Del Porto in straight sets earlier on Saturday.
  • Flu Vaccine Based On Influenza Virus Genome Could Reduce Healthcare Costs

    Flu Vaccine Based On Influenza Virus Genome Could Reduce Healthcare Costs

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    Experts say even if the vaccine is not a ideal match, the vaccine can still help lessen the severity of the flu , and reduce the chance of experiencing severe complications from the flu . Of course, you already wash your hands and carry hand sanitizer, but you should be extra vigilant this year. And then, she said, there are common sense flu prevention techniques - frequently washing your hands with soap and warm water.
  • Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

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    According to the White House, the U.S. president spent three hours on his check-up with the doctor Ronny Jackson and military doctors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Jackson said he'd ruled out a list of possible causes, and that dry mouth caused by the over-the-counter decongestant Sudafed was likely to blame. Trump has said that he has never smoked or imbibed alcohol, which Jackson said has contributed to the president's good health.
  • Chicharito to the rescue as West Ham's unbeaten sequence continues

    Chicharito to the rescue as West Ham's unbeaten sequence continues

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    Bournemouth are now unbeaten in five in the league. "The game against Huddersfield shows we've improved, and we're looking for more again". The Scot described the first-half performance as the best of his reign, which began in November, but admitted it tailed off as the rigours of the FA Cup extra-time replay win over the Shrews caught up with his side.
  • Student shoots dead principal in Haryana

    Student shoots dead principal in Haryana

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    A Class-12 student allegedly pumped three bullets in his principles body, leaving her dead on the spot in Haryana's Yamunanagar on Saturday. The police sources said that the student was frustrated over being rusticated from the school. During investigation, it came to light that the student stole his father's licensed revolver by breaking the wooden Almirah at his home. When told she was busy at a meeting, he forced his way in, took out the revolver and fired at her four times.
  • Trump hits out as U.S. government shuts down over failed budget talks

    Trump hits out as U.S. government shuts down over failed budget talks

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    In a dramatic late-night session, senators blocked a bill to extend government funding through February 16. Numerous 44 Senate Democrats and four Republicans who voted against the four-week spending bill did so because it did not offer protection to the estimated 700,000 undocumented young people who are now at risk of deportation due to Trump's rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program .
  • Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types

    Now, a blood test that can screen eight cancer types

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    Nickolas Papadopoulos, senior author and professor of oncology and pathology. The findings appear online in the Science journal. Worldwide, cancer remains one of the leading causes of death. To zero in on the analytes they included in their CancerSEEK test, the research team pulled data from more than three decades of cancer genetics research generated at their Ludwig Center at Johns Hopkins, where the first genetic blueprints for cancer were created, as well as data from many other ...
  • This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown

    This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown

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    Generally speaking, there were 31.5 hospitalizations for each 100,000 individuals amid the week finishing January 13, contrasted and 22.7 for each 100,000 for the week finishing January 6. "We're seeing more patients this year than we have, say, in the past two years, and it's a little earlier this year than in past years". With the flu outbreak in full swing in 49 states, a shutdown's effects of the CDC will make the flu season even more hard with fewer workforce to monitor all cases.
  • Trump Invites Dem Leader To WH To Seek Budget Deal

    Trump Invites Dem Leader To WH To Seek Budget Deal

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    Late in the day, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney briefed the press on the administration's preparations for a shutdown, saying , "we do not want a shutdown, but if Mr. Defense Secretary James Mattis made the argument against the shutdown, but also argued that Congress' approaches to funding the government, through short-term spending measures, was harmful to the military.
  • Scientists say many types of cancer can be detected in blood test

    Scientists say many types of cancer can be detected in blood test

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    How accurate was the test? A new blood test, however, could offer a much-needed simpler and more effective diagnostic technique. A universal test could detect cancers early enough to allow a cure by surgery alone. The study had some limitations, including that the patients in the study already had been diagnosed with cancer, mostly based on symptoms. Experts on the disease are calling the new test "enormously exciting".
  • National parks to close camping sites if government shuts down

    National parks to close camping sites if government shuts down

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    The last time there was a shutdown in 2013, 850,000 federal government workers were furloughed . And congress - and it has to start in the House because it's an Appropriations bill. Opposition from some members of both parties could make that hard. But for most Tennesseans, the potential impact would be minimal if Congress doesn't reach an agreement by midnight Friday to keep the bureaucracy running.
  • Simply breathing could spread flu virus

    Simply breathing could spread flu virus

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    Californian health authorities said Friday that flu fatalities among Californians under 65 this year has risen to a record 74, which highlighted a serious epidemic that US scientists say could easily be spread by simply breathing. The study was published January 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Patients were also asked to cough, sneeze, and say the alphabet three times.
  • Salmonella outbreak blamed on Jimmy John's sprouts

    Salmonella outbreak blamed on Jimmy John's sprouts

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    To date, five people with Salmonella Montevideo infection caused by the same genetic strain ("outbreak strain") have been identified in Wisconsin. Based on a review of produce, suppliers and items consumed, investigators believed the most likely source of the infection is sprouts from multiple Jimmy John's locations.
  • NFC Championship Betting Line and Trends

    NFC Championship Betting Line and Trends

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    Minnesota at Philadelphia: No shortage of attention here after both of these teams went down to the wire to advance. The Vikings haven't been in the big game since - get this - 1977, their fourth loss in as many tries. The Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) have never lost in the playoffs as home underdogs, going 4-0 straight up following a 15-10 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the Divisional Round last week .
  • AfDB predicts growth for Nigeria

    AfDB predicts growth for Nigeria

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    Osinbajo said on Thursday that Nigeria was particularly delighted that the bank was working closely with the government in addressing the challenges of the people emerging from insurgency in the North East and militancy in the Niger Delta. The AFDB loan is meant to support government programs that aim to achieve social and economic development by creating new jobs and improving the business environment, according to the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation.
  • CHAN: Faleye's late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

    CHAN: Faleye's late strike helps Nigeria edge Libya

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    Faleye stretched his sinews to reach a headed knockdown from Osas Okoro's corner and volley the Super Eagles ahead with just over 10 minutes of play left prompting jubliant celebrations at the Grand Stade de Tanger. The score was 0-0 at half-time following a tightly contested first-half with both teams looking very organized at the back. Nigeria were finding it hard to penetrate the Libyan defence which was marshalled by Ahmed El Trbi, who put his body on the line in the 40th minute - ...
  • Adolescence now lasts from ages 10 to 24, scientists say

    Adolescence now lasts from ages 10 to 24, scientists say

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    An expanded and more inclusive definition of adolescence is essential for developmentally appropriate framing of laws, social policies and service systems, the researchers added. This showed an increase of nearly eight years since 1973. A report in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal has recommended laws and social policy be adapted to compensate for a dramatic increase in the period of adolescence over the past century.
  • Screening for breast cancer genes 'is cost-effective'

    Screening for breast cancer genes 'is cost-effective'

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    The lead author, Kara A. Michels, an epidemiologist with the National Cancer Institute, said that most women are not thinking of cancer prevention when they start using oral contraceptives. "While this approach could give more women the choice to know whether they are at an increased risk of cancer due to their genes, whole-population screening is also not without its challenges and risks".
  • Terrorists kill mother, daughter working to eradicate polio

    Terrorists kill mother, daughter working to eradicate polio

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    Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead a mother and her daughter who were part of a polio vaccination team in Quetta , the capital of Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province. No group has said it was behind the attack. Despite the attacks, it hopes to be removed from the list of polio-endemic countries by 2018 by achieving its goal of no fresh cases for a year.