• Rep. John Conyers Announces He's Retiring Today
Rep. John Conyers Announces He's Retiring Today

Arnold Reed, attorney for Rep. John Conyers, holds up an image of Conyers and Marion Brown, one of the two women accusing the congressman of inappropriate behavior, as he addresses the media in Detroit on December 1. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, took to the House floor to read a statement from Conyers. Mr. Trump now has 15 women who have accused ...

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  • Tearful Selena Gomez Honors Life-Saving BFF At Billboard Women In Music Ceremony
Tearful Selena Gomez Honors Life-Saving BFF At Billboard Women In Music Ceremony

But Gomez, who's released a string of hits in the past year , revealed that she shouldn't be the only one accepting credit for her accomplishments, as she couldn't have succeeded without the support and sacrifice from Raisa. In conclusion, I think that was quite the pick for woman of the year . It's just my life. Of course, this relationship com...

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  • Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Her Is The Answer
Who's Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Her Is The Answer

And boffins say dogs win hands down - with roughly 530million in their cerebral cortex to cats' 250million. Well, new research that's set to ruffle the fur of cat lovers shows dogs are more intelligent. That means that it may take as much brain power to avoid being caught as it does to do the catching. The researchers also learned that the dome...

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  • Drinking Coffee Benefits Health, Review of 200-Plus Studies Shows
Drinking Coffee Benefits Health, Review of 200-Plus Studies Shows

Late last century, several major scientific studies turned coffee into a bad guy, linking the popular beverage to heart problems and high blood pressure . Of those studies, only 17 were clinical trials, and the rest were observational research. The research, which extracted evidences from over 200 past studies on the matter, also discovered ...

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  • Donald Trump I'm Teed Off Again ... This Time with Tiger!!!
Donald Trump I'm Teed Off Again ... This Time with Tiger!!!

His $6 trillion figure may be a reference to a Wall Street Journal story from earlier this month that reported USA military expenditures in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, and Pakistan as being $5.6 trillion since 2001. Plus, the President's swing has been known to hit some high-profile targets. Trump has already played golf with Woods, Japan's Hidek...

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  • Record heat expected for Thanksgiving across Arizona
Record heat expected for Thanksgiving across Arizona

This would mark the latest 90 degree day ever recorded in Tucson since records have been kept. St. Cloud's 57-degree high was also a record, surpassing its previous high of 56 degrees in 1990, according to the weather service. Next week, forecasters are predicting a week of mild temperatures, with highs reaching the upper 30s and lower 40s. Tha...

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  • Judge: Trump Can't Halt Funding For Military Sex Change Surgeries
Judge: Trump Can't Halt Funding For Military Sex Change Surgeries

In his 53-page ruling, Garbis wrote that transgender servicemembers "demonstrated that they are already suffering harmful consequences such as the cancellation and postponements of surgeries, the stigma of being set apart as inherently unfit, facing the prospect of discharge and inability to commission as an officer, the inability to move forward ...

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  • Optimists offers Christmas tree sale downtown near The Square
Optimists offers Christmas tree sale downtown near The Square

According to reports, tree farms in North Carolina and OR have been hit the hardest by the nationwide shortfall this year. Jon is hard at work cutting down his Christmas tree at Rossview Farm last week. Mullins said he hoped to be able to recruit some younger members into the club over the next year in order to help shoulder the burden. "We cou...

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  • 'Trouble in Toyland': Dangerous toys on store shelves
'Trouble in Toyland': Dangerous toys on store shelves

Before you hit the stores for Black Friday, you may want to check out the "Trouble in Toyland" report released Tuesday by the US Public Interest Release Group (PIRG). NYPRIG said the doll has an unsecured bluetooth capabilities. "That information is uploaded to a website and it might be used for any goal". However, the group said none of the prod...

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  • WEATHER: Rain mixed with snow today, colder tomorrow
WEATHER: Rain mixed with snow today, colder tomorrow

Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. For those living in the larger valleys, a few snow showers possible with no accumulation. Tonight could see more showers ending around midnight with a 30 per cent chance of flurries or showers overnight and temperatures reaching lows of -1 C.

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  • 16 children find 'forever families' in Snohomish County after official adoption
16 children find 'forever families' in Snohomish County after official adoption

Mengarelli and Judge David W. Dugan, adoption attorneys and Illinois Department of Children and Family Services staff will come together to make the day memorable for these new families. For every sticker posted to the adoption tree, for every happy story, there's one waiting to be told, and you don't have to wait till next national adoption day.

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  • Get this dog and live longer, says new study
Get this dog and live longer, says new study

Dog owners have a low risk of developing cardiovascular diseases that further enables them to reduce the risk of mortality, a new research confirmed. Dr Mubanga said: "Perhaps a dog may stand in as an important family member in the single households". All were free of heart disease at the beginning of the study.

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  • Karnataka doctors' strike enters third day
Karnataka doctors' strike enters third day

The state government had included stringent provisions in the amendment bill to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act 2007 to regulate the functioning of private hospitals, including their costs of treatment and redressing the grievances of their patients.

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  • New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension
New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension

As of Monday, 30 million more Americans now suffer from high blood pressure . Gandhi recommends that people who are at risk of high blood pressure buy a quality blood pressure cuff that wraps around their arms and to become comfortable taking their own blood pressure readings from time to time and reporting them to their doctor.

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  • Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland
Legionnaires sickens 12 in California, including 9 at Disneyland

Disney independently chose to take the towers out of operation the day before, Good said. In a statement, Dr. Pamela Hymel, chief medical officer for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, said Disneyland learned about the Legionnaires' cases on October 27.

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  • Experts Warn Even Light Alcohol Consumption Ups Your Risks Of Cancer
Experts Warn Even Light Alcohol Consumption Ups Your Risks Of Cancer

A large organization of cancer doctors has issued a call to action to minimize alcohol consumption. "The good news is that, just like people wear sunscreen to limit their risk of skin cancer , limiting alcohol intake is one more thing people can do to reduce their overall risk of developing cancer".

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  • USA sets final tariffs on softwood lumber from Canada
USA sets final tariffs on softwood lumber from Canada

The United States will continue to hammer imported Canadian softwood lumber, but the U.S. Commerce department said Thursday that it will impose smaller penalties than originally announced. Lumber Coalition, Inc. The lumber duties are "unjust and punitive" and Canada will continue to push back against American industry, Prime Minister Justin Trud...

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  • Extra vacation days to non-smokers?
Extra vacation days to non-smokers?

Kyodo News says in Japan, where 21.7 percent of adults are estimated to smoke, more companies are starting to attempt to rein in the practice, with one company going so far as to ban smoking during work hours. The World Health Organisation ranks Japan at the bottom of the list in anti-smoking regulations according to the type of public places en...

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  • First Iowan Death Reported This Flu Season
First Iowan Death Reported This Flu Season

The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year, the news release states. The flu vaccine can reduce influenza illness , doctors' visits, and missed work and school due to the flu. As part of the 2017 Seasonal Influenza Immunization Program, Camden County officials stopped by another location in Runnemede on Tuesday, October ...

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  • Survey ranks Douglas, Paulding hospitals among tops for patient safety
Survey ranks Douglas, Paulding hospitals among tops for patient safety

Other local hospitals received a C grade. SC ranked 13 among the 50 states , based on the number of hospitals that earned an "A" compared to the total number of hospitals in the state. MI ranks 36th in the country for percentage of "A" hospitals - only 19 of the 77 hospitals in the state were given an A. "At the very least, everyone should get a...

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  • Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Allergy-Friendly Trick-or-Treating
Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Allergy-Friendly Trick-or-Treating

Many sweets are not safe for kids with life-threatening food allergies. " The Teal Pumpkin Project provides an opportunity for all of us to show empathy for kids who often feel excluded", FARE's chief advancement officer Lois Witkop said in a statement .

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  • Plane carrying National Basketball Association stars hit by 'UFO' during Chicago descent
Plane carrying National Basketball Association stars hit by 'UFO' during Chicago descent

Carmelo Anthony shared the damage to the plane on his Instagram account, asking what could have caused the damage at that particular hour in the evening. Steven Adams even called out NASA, as well as renowned scientists Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye to get some answers. A Thunder spokesperson said early Saturday that all players, staff a...

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  • Conquering the National Opioid Crisis
Conquering the National Opioid Crisis

Shifting existing money in programs used to fight HIV/AIDS to provide more substance abuse treatment to people with that disease. Trump's actions have been anticipated since the summer, when an opioid commission Trump convened recommended he declare "a national emergency under either the Public Health Service Act or the Stafford Act ".

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  • Popular baby food products test positive for arsenic, BPA, lead
Popular baby food products test positive for arsenic, BPA, lead

A recent study of baby food found that an alarmingly high amount contain unsafe contaminants like arsenic and lead . The advocacy group conducted the research for five months with samples from more than 500 infant formulas and baby food products from 60 brands .

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  • Why morning may be best for flu shots
Why morning may be best for flu shots

In addition to the clinics the SCHSA will offer flu vaccinations at their office at 820 Scenic Drive in Modesto. Flu shots for children between 6 months and 18 years of age are free from the health department, which will also host four community flu clinics in various locations around Boone County.

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  • Audio Launch: Highlights of Superstar Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's '2.0' Grand Event
Audio Launch: Highlights of Superstar Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's '2.0' Grand Event

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar , who plays the antagonist in "2.0", said, "Even after becoming such a huge superstar, he (Rajinikanth) is so grounded". Anyone from the nook and corner of the globe will be able to connect with it. Rahman said there are three songs in the film. The message that the film talks about is a global one. "I had a whale of a ...

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  • Hillary Clinton paid for Donald Trump dossier on Russian Federation
Hillary Clinton paid for Donald Trump dossier on Russian Federation

Information included within the Trump dossier reportedly began making the rounds in Washington in the thick of the 2016 presidential campaign , just as the intelligence community began looking into potential connections between the Kremlin and Trump - connections Trump has consistently denied.

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  • Early indications suggest harsh flu season in US
Early indications suggest harsh flu season in US

There are many types of flu viruses . Flu season is just around the corner and doctors want you to stay ahead ahead of the virus . Even though new observations about the flu vaccine continue to be made, experts continue to recommend annual flu vaccinations for children and adults.

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  • Macmillan bus to visit Grantham during Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Macmillan bus to visit Grantham during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Much of the research has been done on "gut" microbiomes, or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month is being celebrated all over the world to raise awareness about breast cancer and its health effects there has been an increase in the number of breast cancer patients in the country.

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  • NLDS Game 1 Predictions: Will Dodgers roll past Diamondbacks? 10/6/17
NLDS Game 1 Predictions: Will Dodgers roll past Diamondbacks? 10/6/17

Looking to back up their season-best 104 wins, the Los Angeles Dodgers begin their 2017 postseason campaign against the NL West rival Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. "I know certain things you may have seen throughout the course of the year would give you the feeling that it wasn't a great relationship", Lovullo said, "but believe it or not, it...

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  • US House passes bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks
US House passes bill to ban most abortions after 20 weeks

The House passed the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act late in the afternoon of October 3 by a vote of 237 to 189 , largely along party lines. Ralph Abraham said in a May 2015 abortion debate . "The whole concept of viability is a creation of abortion law, but we can actually save most of these kids now".

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  • LaVar Ball just pulled LaMelo Ball out of high school
LaVar Ball just pulled LaMelo Ball out of high school

Ok, y'all got all that going on, let's see how you do without my tutelage. Now, he will have the next two years to train under his bombastic father and be homeschooled prior to heading off to college. While even LaVar doesn't have the juice to force UCLA to cycle through coaches, he can make life hard for Alford if he chooses. There is no rhyme...

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  • Smart or nah? LaVar Ball pulls LaMelo out of Chino Hills HS
Smart or nah? LaVar Ball pulls LaMelo out of Chino Hills HS

The decision to take LaMelo out of Chino Hills comes after last season's 30-3 season was plagued with infighting between the team, then-head coach Stephan Gilling and LaVar . "I see him going to college, but we're going to see what goes on; his development and how everything goes, we'll see". It's a big hit to the high school basketball scen...

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  • Trump slams Puerto Rico:
Trump slams Puerto Rico: "They want everything to be done for them"

The "politically motivated ingrate" he's referring to is nearly certainly Cruz, as it fits the pattern of POTUS's tweets from Saturday , when he lashed out at the San Juan mayor and the people of Puerto Rico who "want everything to be done for them".

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  • Rangana Herath Becomes 4th Fastest Bowler to Take 400 Test Wickets
Rangana Herath Becomes 4th Fastest Bowler to Take 400 Test Wickets

The 39-year-old left-armer grabbed 6 for 43 - taking 11 wickets in the match - as Pakistan slumped to 114 all-out chasing a target of 136 to win. Pakistan batsman Haris Sohail marked his maiden Test with an important half-century before Sri Lanka's top order succumbed to spin in Abu Dhabi .

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