• Donald Trump summons entire Senate to White House briefing on North Korea
Donald Trump summons entire Senate to White House briefing on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, US General Joe Dunford and National Intelligence Director Dan Coats staged the briefing for the senators at a building close to the White House. Trump is on the verge of making a decision on increasing troop levels in Afghanistan following a comprehensive review of U.S. strategy, ac...

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  • Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1
Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Reigning AL Cy Young victor Rick Porcello lost his third straight start, giving up three runs - two earned - in 6 2/3 innings. Quintana earned his first win of the season after allowing only one earned run and scattering five hits over six innings.

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  • More people are driving drugged than driving drunk
More people are driving drugged than driving drunk

The report recommends states track data on drugged and drunk driving separately so they can estimate the size of the drugged driving problem. For the first time, statistics show that drivers killed in crashes are more likely to be on drugs then drunk.

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  • Jeff Sessions Thinks His Racist Remark About Hawaii Was Pretty Darn Cute
Jeff Sessions Thinks His Racist Remark About Hawaii Was Pretty Darn Cute

Last week, Sessions attacked Derrick Watson , a US district judge in Hawaii, for halting Trump's revised ban on travel and immigration from six majority-Muslim countries. Here's one good thing that could come from Sessions' aloha-baiting: It might start focusing attention on the rest of that opening sentence and the damage the attorney general is ...

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  • Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down
Live video feed that showed giraffe birth to be taken down

After a patient wait, the male calf was born last Saturday, to the delight of a global live audience that has sometimes numbered in the tens of millions. Within 10 days the park will reveal what April and Oliver's calf will be named. For those still aching for more April updates, Animal Adventure Park has your back.

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  • Unemployment falls below 4% in Kansas; 4 states reach record lows
Unemployment falls below 4% in Kansas; 4 states reach record lows

Boosted by increases in construction and hotel and casino jobs, Nevada's official unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in March, down from 4.9 percent in February, the state of Nevada reported Wednesday. The largest decrease occurred in the trade and transportation sector, which posted a loss of 5,800 jobs. "We remain focused on fostering an ...

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  • USA home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high
USA home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

The industry data showed that home resales increased by 4.4% in March to a seasonally adjusted 5.71 million units from 5.47 million units in the previous month. "Consumers this spring have no choice but to be nimble as they find fewer homes on the market and increased competition for those homes", said Illinois Realtors President Doug Carpenter in ...

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  • Japan says differences with US on economic talks
Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Trump has recently spoken highly of the Chinese President, whom he met earlier this month at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and later described as a "terrific person". Pence's first engagement was morning tea at the presidential palace with Jokowi. Some economists have criticized the Trump administration's focus on trade deficits as a way of vi...

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  • EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way
EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc also have endorsed the pact. "There's no way to square this circle", said McKenna, who supports a full-fledged exit from the Paris agreement . The White House is expected to announce their decision on the Paris deal at the G-7 meeting in Italy at the end of May. The Obama administration had promised the world t...

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  • Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park
Prince death investigation documents: Opioids found in several places in Paisley Park

A medical expert who predominantly treated Prince , named Doctor Michael Schulenberg, has reportedly admitted to prescribing the singer Oxycodone shortly before he reportedly overdosed on his private jet, which came nearly one week prior to his death.

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  • Janet Jackson Shares First Picture Of Her Son Eissa
Janet Jackson Shares First Picture Of Her Son Eissa

She posed for a selfie with her baby boy, who was captured mid-yawn in the shot. In April a year ago she announced that she would be suspending her tour due to her pregnancy. She married Al Mana in 2012. Jackson - notorious for her "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show in which she bared a breast - was upset by the pressure ...

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  • Medical Marijuana Likely Coming To West Virginia
Medical Marijuana Likely Coming To West Virginia

Justice says he's issued a proclamation as required by the state constitution and extending the session by a day. Justice outlined a proposal that he said calls a consumer tax increase, a "rich man's tax" and a business tax. "With this new pain relief option available, fewer people will need to rely on highly addictive opiates", said Joseph Cohen...

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  • North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified
North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Along with its rapidly advancing nuclear and long-range missile capabilities, North Korea has its artillery and short-range missiles trained on Seoul, the capital of USA ally South Korea. You may recall the recent response to the US and South Korea conducting drills with the USS Carl Vinson , a Navy supercarrier with nuclear capability, being invo...

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  • Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while
Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

The said they're hoping for a "launch sequence!" When April goes into active labor, the baby's front hoofs will be the first to come out, followed by the snout, the zoo says. "Well Giraffe Fans, here we are approaching another weekend without a giraffe calf..." Zookeepers did not know until recently that his mother, Kipele, was pregnant sin...

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  • Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year
Babies Born With Zika-Related Birth Defects In The US Last Year

Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Exposure - U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, 2016" was an early release in MMWR , Vol. 66, April 4, 2017. "Zika continues to be a threat to pregnant women across the U.S.", CDC acting Director Dr. A baby can be born healthy, with a normal head size, but then develop neurological problems later on. That is because res...

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  • Ralph Lauren Closing Flagship Polo Store, Cutting Jobs To Save Money
Ralph Lauren Closing Flagship Polo Store, Cutting Jobs To Save Money

The Polo Bar Restaurant, which is located around the corner from the store on 55th Street, will remain open, according to the company. And that is in addition to the $180 to $220 million they expect to save from the cuts they made previous year.

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  • Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes
Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

The storm mode should favor discrete development, transitioning into a squall line for eastern Texas-with isolated discrete cells developing ahead of the squall line just south of the warm-front. The NWS also urges those who are in areas subject to flooding to get to higher ground during a flood and do not walk through flood waters. The storm s...

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  • Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race
Unexploded World War Two 'bomb' found in River Thames before Boat Race

Just like every year, thousands will march to the banks of river Thames to observe the annual Boat Race 2017; this will be the 163 Boat Race between the Cambridge and the Oxford University. Large crowds of people are set to gather around the area in order to watch the race, with over 5,000 people listed as attending on the Facebook event and many m...

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  • Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade
Inspection scandal makes mincemeat of Brazil's export trade

The USDA says that no beef has been shipped to the United States.They also say that additional testing will be administered to beef that may be imported in the future. "Documentation and physical checking of imported meat should be intensified", said Asnami, adding that the move would be aimed not only to prevent the entry of poor quality meat, but...

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  • Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma
Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma

The proof-of-concept of the role, which Tetris could play within psychological interventions after trauma, is described in Springer Nature's journal Molecular Psychiatry, in a study jointly led by Lalitha Iyadurai of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom with Emily Holmes of Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

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  • New report ranks Wayne County least healthy in Michigan
New report ranks Wayne County least healthy in Michigan

While this ranks 15th out of 72 counties, it is above the national benchmark. The stark difference between Georgia's top and bottom counties can be seen in Forsyth County's low rate of premature deaths, and having just 12 percent uninsured and 7 percent of children living in poverty.

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  • Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC
Girl burned by homemade slime — GRAPHIC

Kathleen went to the hospital and found out she had second and third-degree burns . "And we looked at them and they were covered in blisters". A MA girl is recovering after she suffered second and third-degree burns to her hands from the popular do-it-yourself slime project.

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  • Kuldeep shines as India respond to Kohli absence, Smith hundred
Kuldeep shines as India respond to Kohli absence, Smith hundred

The Australia skipper's Test average now stands at a sparkling 61.57, bettered only by former colleague Adam Voges (61.87) and the iconic Don Bradman (99.94) among those to have batted in a minimum of 20 innings. Smith and Warner took Australia to 144 for the loss of just one wicket, but Kuldeep's post-lunch spell turned the favour of the openi...

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  • PM chides party MPs for being absent from House
PM chides party MPs for being absent from House

Mr Modi's remarks came after parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar spoke about incidents of lack of quorum in both Houses, including on Monday. But coming to the Parliament is your foremost duty. "But he never sounded so angry", the MP said. As representatives of the people of their constituency, it is their job to attend the House proceedi...

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  • 'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Record at Box Office
'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Record at Box Office

Yes, Dan Stevens was actually on set during the big dance scene in "Beauty and the Beast" - on stilts, no less. The record had been held by last year's opening of " Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ". Actor Emma Watson is expected to pull in Dollars 15 million ( Rs 100 crore approximately) for the live-action remake of the 1991 Disney classic. ...

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  • Ahmad topples Hayatou as CAF president
Ahmad topples Hayatou as CAF president

The vote also means Hayatou will be replaced as a FIFA Senior Vice President. Jordaan had failed four years ago in his bid to get onto the cabinet of African football's governing body when he was upset by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar. We can now safely say Zimbabwe is now in good books with Caf and Federation Internationale de Football Association...

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  • Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement
Jobless claims dip in latest sign of job market improvement

Both area rates rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. Mack Clark, general manager for the Newnan Georgia Department of Labor , said jobs are available in Coweta. The number of employed workers also decreased in January from 22,109 to 4,627,724, with unemployment increased to 30,930 to 269,270. Th...

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  • USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave
USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave

Multiple State Department aides told Foreign Policy that USA withdrawal from the council is not imminent but remains a real possibility. "Our aim is to fix the organization", a Tillerson aide told FP. Former President George W Bush refused to join the council in 2006 due to its treatment of Israel, but the decision was reversed by President Bar...

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  • WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech
WJC welcomes draft legislation in Germany to combat online hate speech

Maas and other members of conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition have called for social networks to be held to higher content standards demanded of media broadcasters instead of hands-off rules applied to telecom operators.

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  • Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar
Marines create task force amid nude photos uproar

A criminal investigation has begun, and the top enlisted man in the Marines, Senior Master Sgt. Ronald Green, has told Congress that Marines United is just the " tip of the spear ". "It's become so normalized in the military that women just have to deal with it alone", she added. Neller also said he will be testifying on Capitol Hill to the Senat...

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  • Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)
Six Nations: England v Scotland (Saturday)

Jones refused to reveal the exact nature of Farrell's injury and gave contradictory answers as to whether the knock would sideline the 25-year-old from the Triple Crown decider at Twickenham. With Anthony Watson back to fitness, he returns to the bench which means that Jonny May is the casualty and drops out of the team and out of the matchday squa...

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  • To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster
To Los Angeles fault could produce 7.3 natural disaster

Up until now the Salton trough fault (STF) managed to remain hidden, despite how well-surveyed and seismically active the state of California is, because it is underwater. The study was led by Valerie Sahakian, who earned her doctorate at Scripps before moving to the U.S. Geological Survey as a postdoctoral fellow. As the Times notes, the USG...

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  • African-Americans More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted, Study Finds
African-Americans More Likely to be Wrongfully Convicted, Study Finds

And when white victims are involved, part of the problem may be the difficulties inherent in cross-racial identifications. Founded in 2012, the registry has tracked exonerations since 1989, with the goal of criminal justice reform that eliminates conviction errors.Last year, there were no death row exonerations, the most common exoneree.Pennsylvani...

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  • Like It Or Not: Facebook Tests 'Dislike' Reaction Button On Messenger
Like It Or Not: Facebook Tests 'Dislike' Reaction Button On Messenger

Now available to a select few users only as the feature is under testing, reactions will let you "react" to a particular message, much like how you can in iMessage using Tapback. But apart from the reactions themselves, Facebook has tossed in a " dislike " reaction into the mix as well. Not to mention , many users have been asking for this fea...

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  • What Analysts Suggest About Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)?
What Analysts Suggest About Kite Pharma Inc (NASDAQ:KITE)?

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on KITE. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $72.00 target price on shares of Kite Pharma in a research report on Friday, December 9th. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.54) earnings per share. Kite Pharma now has an average rating of Buy and ...

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  • Dr. Seuss' biting political cartoons against America First, racism, fascism
Dr. Seuss' biting political cartoons against America First, racism, fascism

Seuss' birthday, students at Forest Hills Elementary School celebrated Read Across America Day with displays and activities created to promote and foster a love of reading. Thursday was "The Cat-In-The-Hat" day. Student council member Isabella Lovato said it's important for kids to find a book with a story they can relate to.

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  • 83-year-old is Dallas County's 8th flu death this season
83-year-old is Dallas County's 8th flu death this season

Circulating viruses include H3N2, H1N1, and B which are all contained in this year's flu vaccine. The number of flu deaths increased by 11 in the last week, which is higher than weeks past. In the 2013 to 2014 flu season , H1N1 was the dominate virus at the time, the standard-dose vaccine had better effectiveness than the previous season.

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  • Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases
Government urged to approve life-changing drugs to treat rare diseases

There are 70 million rare disease patients in India and 350 million rare disease patients worldwide. Meanwhile, in one of his statements reported by EIN News Desk , Daniel A.de Boer, Chief Executive Officer of ProQR has claimed that it is the company's mission to make a meaningful impact on the lives of patients that suffer from severe genetic...

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  • 49ers outbid Broncos for defensive lineman Earl Mitchell
49ers outbid Broncos for defensive lineman Earl Mitchell

Mike Garafolo first reported the defensive tackle signing with the Niners. Mitchell also visited the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos before deciding to join the 49ers. But it also likely crosses off the possible return of nose tackle Ian Williams, who was released by San Francisco in an injury settlement prior to 2016.

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  • (NYSE:LB) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1125
(NYSE:LB) Shows Long Term Growth Rate of 0.1125

They now have a $47.00 target price on the stock, down from their prior target price of $60.00. According to this price target, it now means the analyst believes there is a potential increase of 6.08% from the company's current share price of 49.02.

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  • Uber calls Waymo's lawsuit 'baseless' - Roadshow
Uber calls Waymo's lawsuit 'baseless' - Roadshow

It did so by acquiring a startup called Otto that was co-founded by a former Waymo staffer named Anthony Levandowski. Levandowski is now heading Uber's self-driving efforts at their Advanced Technology Center in Pittsburgh. "Its design bore a striking resemblance to Waymo's unique LiDAR design", Waymo said. Uber bought Otto for 0 million past y...

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  • Department of Health now investigating mumps cases at Penn State
Department of Health now investigating mumps cases at Penn State

ADPH is investigating these notifiable disease cases and working closely with Auburn University to contact potentially exposed people. A Toronto Public Health spokeswoman said 60 per cent of those cases were not immunized or under-immunized.

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  • Man Charged in Shooting That Targeted Foreigners: 'Get Out of My Country'
Man Charged in Shooting That Targeted Foreigners: 'Get Out of My Country'

A man injured in a fatal shooting in suburban Kansas City that witnesses say was racially motivated has said the alleged gunman asked two of the victims about their visa status before later returning and opening fire, killing one and wounding another.

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  • Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds
Fatal drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999, CDC finds

People between the ages of 54 to 65 saw the biggest percent increase in fatal drug overdoses during the study period, rising almost five-fold from 4.2 deaths per 100,000 to 21.8 deaths in 2015. Opioids killed more than 33,000 Americans in 2015, more than any year on record, the CDC said, which estimates that 91 Americans die every day from an opi...

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  • Are Health And Fitness Apps Actually Good For You?
Are Health And Fitness Apps Actually Good For You?

It turns out that the origin of the 10,000 steps a day minimum is not actually based on any hard science. GOOD NEWS FOR ANYONE THAT HAS a fitness band but got bored of disappointing it, the number of steps that they measure and their general existence apparently has no positive impact on your health anyway.

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  • Gluten-Free Foods May Contain More Toxic Metals
Gluten-Free Foods May Contain More Toxic Metals

However, University of IL researchers report this trending eating regime may have a hidden danger - toxic metals. The problem is that rice flour tends to accumulate a lot of mercury and arsenic from fertilizers. Could the gluten-free diet craze be exposing people to excessive levels of arsenic and mercury? One possible reason is that many believe k...

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  • 8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks
8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks

Available vaccines are formulated differently each year-based on the strains of flu that are expected to circulate. "Being vaccinated is your best option to protect yourself and your family from influenza". The Department of Health Services reported Friday that there were 752 confirmed cases reported across the state last week, marking a significan...

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  • Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Slumps -5.05% Friday's Premarket
Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Slumps -5.05% Friday's Premarket

After this sale, 44,231,904 common shares of MDLZ are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $1,910,818,253. Mondelez International, Inc . This story was originally posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation...

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  • Related Stress Took Its Toll On Americans
Related Stress Took Its Toll On Americans

Unsurprisingly, Democrats were far more stressed about Trump's election; 72% Democrats named the result of the 2016 presidential election as a significant source of stress, compared with just 26% of Republicans. Rural Americans were the most serene about Trump's victory, with only 33 percent feeling stress about the election result. Exit polls sho...

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  • Investigation launched after NY cops allegedly Taser pregnant Bronx teen
Investigation launched after NY cops allegedly Taser pregnant Bronx teen

She says she repeatedly told the officers she was pregnant, and the viral video of the incident backs her up, showing that officers were told repeatedly by both her and her boyfriend. Rosario then threw herself to the floor and flailed her arms when other officers tried to arrest her. Rosario's right hand was already in handcuffs when the stu...

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