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House Passes Government Funding Bill; Senate Delays

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He said the military needs new funding and young immigrants need legal status. So now the game of chicken between Democrats and Republicans will continue into Friday. If Congress can't agree on a spending bill by midnight Friday or soon after, about 800,000 federal workers face furloughs and many government functions would be closed. Read More »

Parents accused of holding 13 children captive charged with torture, child abuse

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Peter Breggin , author of Guilt, Shame and Anxiety: Understanding and Overcoming Negative Emotions , told CBN News. All the siblings were severely malnourished, with the 29-year-old weighing in at just 82 pounds. None have been to a dentist and they had not seen a doctor in four years, Hestrin said. The elder Turpins, who live in West Virginia, "want to be very involved in trying to assist in placement", their attorney, Paige Flanigan, said. Read More »

Bed Bath & Beyond recalls comforters for mold exposure risk

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The recall announced Thursday involves Hudson comforters by UGG that were manufactured in Hong Kong and imported and distributed by a New Jersey-based Bed Bath & Beyond affiliate. The comforters were sold in stores nationwide and online between August and October of a year ago. Consumers may call Bed Bath & Beyond at 800-462-3966. Read More »

Sushi lover pulls 5-foot tapeworm from his body, doctor says

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The emergency room physician was initially skeptical when the man insisted to residents at Community Regional Medical Center, "I really want to get treated for worms" until he saw for himself the disgusting proof. How he came to have a 5½-foot tapeworm didn't surprise Banh. However, the man professed his love of sushi, specifically raw salmon sashimi, which he dined on daily. Read More »

Wounded by gunfire, Bismarck suspect surrendered at South Dakota gas station

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Police Sgt. Mark Buschena says police were assisting parole or probation agents checking on a person when Villalobos fled in a vehicle and tried to hit the officer. The attempted assault triggered the state's first use of a Blue Alert, a statewide notification sent in such situations as a suspect at large who has injured or killed a peace officer. Read More »

Potential male birth control pill could be developed from arrow poison

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The compound is called ouabain and is found in two plants native to Africa. Now, in an incredible new breakthrough, researchers have identified a compound that could successfully target proteins known to be key for sperm fertility. Researchers, including those from the University of Minnesota in the U.S., set out to design ouabain analogs that are far more likely to bind to the alpha4 protein in sperm than to subunits found in heart tissue. Read More »

Miyetti Allah not a terrorist group, it's like Afenifere, Ohanaeze - Sultan

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Speaking at the at the 1st General Assembly of Inter-faith Dialogue forum in Abuja themed; 'Living together, achieving together, ' the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said Nigerians should be more concerned about the daily loss of lives instead of the religion or ethnicity of the victims. Read More »

Adolescence Should Now Be From 10 To 24 Years Old

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At the other end of the spectrum, young people are leaving home, marrying and having children at later ages than their predecessors, the BBC reports , leaving them in a prolonged state of "semi-dependency". Adolescence now lasts from ages 10 to 24, scientists have claimed. Sawyer further stated that although age definitions are always arbitrary but our current definition of adolescence is too restrictive. Read More »

Amazon passes on LA for site of its 2nd headquarters

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The bidding war over Amazon's next headquarters largely boils down to economic incentives , and which local government is willing to make the most generous offer. The thousands of new Hoosiers would translate into added congestion on roadways and an increased strain on public transportation. "So, I believe when Amazon narrowed down their choices, they likely did not factor in the population and assets of our neighbor in Juárez, and therefore placed us below or right at the cusp of the ... Read More »

What happens in a government shutdown?

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A USA government shutdown, once just a specter, is now an imminent possibility. Employees and services deemed "essential" would remain in place. Rep. Most routine safety inspections would be halted. Hundreds of patients could not enroll in National Institutes of Health clinical trials, according to the OMB. Read More »

Hot air: Study finds bikram no healthier than other yoga

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If you are an adherent of Bikram yoga , or are thinking about starting these exercises, or have been held back by the thought of exercising in a room heated to about 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), well, there's news for you. The official Bikram Yoga website claims that the heat "helps you practice your postures optimally" but while critics have previously raised concerns over elevated body temperatures, no study had actually isolated the effects of heat in the practice. Read More »

Ankita Lokhande to Mouni Roy

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While " Gold " is a sports biopic, " Brahmastra " is a fantasy film and will also see Ranbir Kapoor don the avatar of a superhero. While we couldn't gather all the information about the role the actress will be playing, recent reports suggest that Mouni will play essay a character that is quite different in the film. Read More »

Justin Timberlake Recalls Janet Jackson Super Bowl Controversy: 'I Stumbled Through It'

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In a TV interview immediately after their performance, he appeared to suggest the nudity was planned. "It was fun. It was quick, slick, to the point", he told Access Hollywood at the time. "I was not able to work with Pharrell out of a. and I've got to say this the right way because I don't want to blame anybody for anything, but it did change the course of things for a minute", he explained. Read More »

Cancer blood test study detects eight different tumours

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The rates varied depending on the type - lower for breast tumours but high for ovarian, liver and pancreatic ones. According to The Australian , the test, called CancerSEEK, is able to "uncover fledgling cancers in about 70 per cent of cases, and up to 98 per cent for some types". Read More »

Court affirms proscription order on IPOB

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Justice Adamu Kafarati held that the proscription order made ex-parte on September 20, 2017, was validly made. Kafarati also set aside the argument of Mr. Nevertheless, Justice Kafarati emphasized that the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria in section 45 provided that such right could be curtailed "in the interest of defence, public safety, public order, public morality or public health", as well as "for the objective of protecting the rights and freedom of other persons". Read More »

Nigeria Wants AfDB's West Africa Regional Office In Abuja

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She expressed the hope that the building would not only serve as the pride of Africa, but also stand as a worthy testament of AfDB's resolve to contribute in shaping Africa's economy in years to come. The African Economic Outlook was first published in 2003 and launched mostly in various African capitals outside the Bank's headquarters in May each year. Read More »

Macquarie Infrastructure Corp (MIC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

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Of those insider trades, 246,508 shares of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation were purchased and 7,766 shares were sold. Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation (NYSE: MIC ) has risen 11.18% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 86% are positive. Macquarie Infrastructure had a return on equity of 5.66% and a net margin of 9.82%. analysts forecast that Macquarie Infrastructure Corp will post 1.81 EPS for the current year. Read More »

Mother-daughter polio team shot dead in Pakistan

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The attackers escaped unhurt from the site of the attack, police said. However, Islamist militants oppose vaccination, saying it is a Western conspiracy to sterilise Muslims. "An attack on those working to serve the people is an attack on humanity", he added. Senator Ayesha Raza Farooq works on the issue of polio eradication for the prime minister, Shahid Abbasi. Read More »

Penske Automotive Group Inc Stock as Institutional Investors Enter

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The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $65.38. Susquehanna initiated Penske Automotive Group, Inc . (PAG) has risen 20.45% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. Littelfuse Inc Com (NASDAQ:LFUS) was raised too. Therefore 94% are positive. Penske Automotive Group had 12 analyst reports since October 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Read More »

How would a government shutdown affect Arizona?

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New patients would not be accepted until a funding bill is in place. So what exactly does that mean? When the government enters a shutdown, it is technically only a partial shutdown as all essential government services remain open. For the Secret Service, 5,785 of the agency's 6,507 employees were exempt from the shutdown that year. However, there could be some delays as "non-essential" employees are furloughed. Read More »

What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene?

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The researchers of the new study estimate that implementing a program to test all women over the age of 30 could result in thousands fewer cases of ovarian and breast cancer in women in the United States and UK. "Our analysis shows that population testing for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations is the most cost-effective strategy which can prevent these cancers in high risk women and save lives", said Dr. Read More »

Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC) Price Target Cut to $30.00

The company has the Market capitalization of $4.32 Billion. The company's stock has grown by 16.83 percent in the past 5 years. About 727,419 shares traded or 3.82% up from the average. Barclays Capital initiated it with "Underweight" rating and $34 target in Wednesday, September 28 report. On Friday, October 7 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight". Read More »

Trims Holdings in Altria Group Inc (MO)

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The stock increased 1.69% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $45.09. Gm Advisory Gp owns 19,717 shares. Nichols & Pratt Advisers Llp Ma holds 5,725 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Altria Group, Inc. may be a good fit for your portfolio or it may not, but at least you have a better understanding of the Cigarettes industry, which can help you later on down the road. Read More »

Blood test promises cancer detecting breakthrough

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The hope is to eventually have a single blood test that can screen people for a range of common cancers. The test is the first to screen for the eight forms of cancer responsible for more than 60 percent of USA cancer deaths, authors say. Read More »

El Paso County child dies from flu

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These shots are for people who have not already received the vaccine. They said the patient, a child who was younger than 18, was old enough to be vaccinated but was not. The Connecticut Department of Public Health has announced that there have been at least 15 deaths in the state directly linked to the flu. Some initial reports have said this year's vaccine is only 10 percent effective , though experts have said that statistic may not tell the full story . Read More »

Pacific Stem Cell Market Forecast 2018-2023: CCBC, Boyalife, Vcanbio and Beikebiotech

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The research study begins with selective knowledge of the global Stem Cell Banking market structure, Evaluates and outlines its different aspects and applications . Further in the report, noticeable particulars of Animal Stem Cell Therapy market including the technological development, economic factors, opportunities and threats to the extension of Animal Stem Cell Therapy market square measure covered in detail during this report. Read More »

National Academies Recommends Drunk Driving Crackdown

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To lower the number of traffic-related deaths, the National Academies advisory committee calls for the implementation of preventive policies that include reducing the current blood alcohol concentration limit to 0.05 percent. A Utah law passed previous year that lowers the state's threshold to 0.05 doesn't go into effect until December 30. In 2015, 48 percent of drunken driving fatalities occurred in rural areas. Read More »

Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Shares Sold by Bragg Financial Advisors Inc

Vulcan Materials (NYSE: VMC)'s stock had its "hold" rating reiterated by stock analysts at Jefferies Group in a report issued on Wednesday. Citigroup maintained the shares of VMC in report on Monday, October 9 with "Buy" rating. It is positive, as 31 investors sold ECL shares while 274 reduced holdings. 127 funds opened positions while 657 raised stakes. About 915,910 shares traded. Read More »

UCLA Scientists Pioneer a New Approach to a More Effective Flu Vaccine

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Should someone come down with the flu, Tamiflu, which is an antiviral drug, will help shorten the duration and lessen the intensity of flu, but it must be started within 48 hours of symptoms . "It is in a lot of places and causing a lot of flu". The flu can also kill indirectly, meaning that the virus makes a person more susceptible to other health problems, and these health problems lead to death. Read More »

Cuomo: Change way NY collects taxes to counter GOP tax law

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However, what Cuomo referred to in his budget presentation as the New York State Taxpayer Protection Act might well be called the New York State Taxpayer Confusion Plan. "We weren't even that big of a shop and we paying nearly a half million dollars a year in just tax revenue to the state and that was just off the basic sales tax", Miller said. Read More »

Pharrell and NERD to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

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He was most recently nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album (What Now?). Kevin Hart is returning to one of the places he seems to love the lost: The NBA All-Star game. The former's second studio album, Double Dutchess , was released in September 2017, while the latter released its 15th album, Fake Nudes , in November of past year. Read More »