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Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congress to challenge him at every turn. Given House GOP leadership's failur...

Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi announces 26-week maternity leave

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns to the radio for his monthly radio broadcast "Mann Ki Baat" where he reaches out directly to the public. He appealed to people to shift transactions, such as paying school fees, for travel or medicines, to the d...

Irish Prime Minister blasts 'horrific' Taylor tackle as Coleman undergoes surgery

Seconds before Taylor's brutal lunge on Coleman, Gareth Bale was yellow carded for a studs-up tackle on John O'Shea. The Aston Villa defender wasn't the only Wales player being criticised either. Martin O'Neill has backed Republic of Ireland ...

FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implants

A * a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=breast+AND+(implant*+OR+prosthesis+OR+prosthes*+OR+endoprosthes*)+AND+lymphoma*" *significant body of medical literature has been published since FDA's 2011 report , the agency notes, including ad...

Somalia ship hijack: 'Pirates' release vessel without ransom

EU Naval Force maritime patrol aircraft is thought to be overlooking the hijacking and has tried to make contact with the ship's master. "They made (the pirates) an offer they couldn't refuse and the pirates have left". Abdirahman Mohamud Hassan, the...

Milpitas man accused of jumping White House fence in custody

Tran is charged with entering restricted grounds while carrying a risky weapon. The Secret Service searched the north and south grounds but nothing of concern turned up. The suspect, identified in court documents as California resident Jonathan Tra...

US Federal judge not ready to rule on blocking new travel ban

Joining in that new case are California, Maryland, Massachusetts , New York and Oregon . The Justice Department on Monday laid out its first significant legal defense of President Trump's revised travel ban, arguing in a court filing that the h...

Egyptian woman Eman Ahmad undergoes bariatric surgery in Mumbai

For Eman, the doctors hope to make her lose around 200 kgs in the next six months. Eman, 37, weighing almost 500 kgs and billed as the heaviest woman in the world, was brought from Alexandria on February 11 for a weight-loss programme which include...

TSA Pat-Downs Become Even More Invasive

A TSA statement reported by Chicago's WLS says the new procedure "does not involve any different areas of the body than were screened in the previous standard pat-down procedure" - cold comfort given that the previous procedure already involved all...

Overspeed Mercedes killed Minor boy riding scooty in Delhi

Happy at getting 76 per cent marks in his Class 11, Atul Arora was looking forward to his first day in Class 12 on Monday. On Sunday, his family had organised a "bhandara" at an ashram located in Sunder Vihar area and Atul was on his way home from ...

Doctors Worry Parents May Underestimate Risk Of Teenage Pot Use

Minors can get medical marijuana with parents' written permission in most states that have legalized medical marijuana. Dr. Seth Ammerman claimed that parents should think of the future of their sons and daughters when stating such a awful thing.

Conte reveals his half-time message to Chelsea players after Llorente's shock equalizer

Swansea manager Paul Clement said he is excited about returning to the club he used to coach at. It's more hard to play away because of the fans, but we are ready, we are professional. Costa had given the Blues the lead in the 18th minute, but Gylf...

Labour's Gillian Troughton wishes new Copeland MP well

In Copeland, the Conservative Party made history: this was the first seat to be gained by a governing party in the United Kingdom in over three decades. Or are there wider, more deeper reasons? "Two years ago at the last election that had collapsed...

Plane Carrying Five People Crashes In Melbourne, Sets Shopping Centre On Fire

A light aircraft has crashed into the roof of a shopping mall near the Australian city of Melbourne, killing all on board. Max Quartermain, who had been a pilot for 38 years, desperate tried to save the doomed flight which suffered a " catastroph...

9 pediatric flu deaths, 1400+ hospitalizations reported in one week

We know getting a flu shot will help save lives and reduce the number of flu-related illnesses and deaths, so we urge everyone who hasn't been vaccinated this flu season to do the right thing and get a flu shot now, " states Dreyzehner. In addition...

Facebook introduces New Weather App in Desktop site and Mobile app

Facebook confirmed that the new weather feature has launched to around 95 per cent of global users as of this week, according to Tech Crunch . With the Weather updates now being introduced, it all falls into a larger picture. Moreover, they can ...

I will advice my son to ignore everything, be humble: Kareena

Kareena looked like a goddess as she walked the ramp in a lovely sheer white outfit with an embroidered gold overlapping long trail coat at the Bandra Fort, Mumbai . When Karisma was asked about the recent addition in her sister's family, the 42-yea...

Nicki Minaj Just Trolled The Internet With This Baby Bump Reveal

This weekend, Nicki shared an evidently photoshopped photo of herself looking to be at least 7 months pregnant on Instagram, being very clear in her intentions of joking with fans. Some followers also tagged Nicki's ex Meek Mill and rumoured love i...

Snow falls in Seattle, should turn to rain soon

The South Fork could be hit with six inches of snow or more mid-week if a developing winter storm stays on track. Early snowfall projections for most of New Jersey from Wednesday night through Thursday , Feb. If the storm arrives later Wednesda...

Iran nuclear deal likely to stay in place: USA house speaker

Iran plans to launch missiles later today as part of a military exercise, despite USA sanctions over a test firing they made last weekend. As the U.S. "Not me!", Trump tweeted February 3. This is the first known Iranian ballistic missile test u...

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Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Controversial Supplement

Eight of 11 people interviewed reported consuming kratom in pills, powder, or tea forms. Meanwhile, Missouri-based Divinity Products Distribution has promised to recall and des...

Lansing city officials prepare for potential flooding in Mid-Michigan area

Wednesday morning. "Most common for us is urban flooding; we see this around the city of Meridian all the time, where certain spots in the city like to flood whenever we see a lot...

British Government Temporarily Halts New Funding to Aid Group Oxfam

Evans, who headed a "safeguarding" section responsible for protecting staff and the people Oxfam works with, spoke of frustration that her calls for more support for her team were ...

Brits Reacted In The Most British Way Possible To The Swansea Earthquake

The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. Events of this magnitude happen in the United Kingdo...

Onigbinde backs Eagles for CHAN title

In the second half, Morocco's first CHAN title edged even closer after Nigeria's Eneji Moses left the pitch after a second yellow card at the 47th minute. "The final of the A...

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program. North Korean leader K...

Fujifilm to take over Xerox, agrees to combine photocopier business

The companies said Wednesday that Fuji Xerox, their 56-year-old joint venture, will combine with Xerox, with Fujifilm Holdings taking a 50.1 percent stake in the newly formed c...

Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa Discovered

The implications go back even further for co-author and physical anthropologist Israel Hershkovitz of Tel Aviv University in Israel, who says the find suggests our ancestors ...

Schools, offices shut, protesters demand Centre's intervention in Mahadayi dispute

Private firms, including IT majors, remained closed or let employees work from home. The aim was to pressurise PM Modi, who was expected to visit Karnataka on January 28, to ask G...

Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

But it is now more often known as hot yoga , following a scandal involving pioneer Bikram Choudhury, who has faced accusations of rape and sexual assault by former students. A stu...

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Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

Doctor says Trumps health excellent, has no cognitive issues

He did say he was open to changing his diet, perhaps with smaller portion sizes on White House meals. Under persistent questioning, Nielsen said she didn't recall the specific ...

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

The UN refugee agency said it is not involved in the process but is willing to play a "constructive role" in the process if allowed, specifically in registering the refugees and he...

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

Oklahomans have died due to the flu, health officials say

So far, officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 45 people have died from the virus since September. Of those 50 Hoosiers who have died of the flu, 36 of t...

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

Persistent Gaming To Be Recognized As A Mental Illness

The ICD is used by health professionals globally and serves as an worldwide standard for defining health conditions and diseases. "Like in Asia, China and Japan and Korea there ...

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

Papa John's founder steps down as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

For investors, the concern is that a CEO change won't be enough to reverse a slowdown in same-store sales. Shares of Papa John's are still down 13 percent from when the Nation...