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Zinke suggests changes at two NM monuments

Zinke suggests changes at two NM monuments

Two marine monuments in the Pacific Ocean also would be reduced under Zinke's memo, and a third monument off the MA coast would be modified to allow commercial fishing. A Los Angeles Times graphic shows the Trump administration's plans for national monuments as of September 2017. An aerial photo of Tramp Ridge in Gold Butte National Monument on Friday, July 21, 2017. Read More

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Pradyuman murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe

Pradyuman murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe

The child's parents had been demanding that the investigation be handed over to the CBI since they believed that the murder was planned. School bus conductor Ashok Kumar, who emerged as the prime suspect, was arrested the same day. He added that the Haryana government has chose to amend the Act related to rules and regulations for safety of students in schools in the ensuing Vidhan Sabha session. Read More

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At least three hurt in shooting at high school in Washington state

At least three hurt in shooting at high school in Washington state

But the armed student wasn't swayed by those words and shot him. The sheriff said the suspect fired more rounds down the hallway, striking the other students, before the custodian intervened, Knezovich said. Knezovich did not go into detail about how the rampage at the school in the town of Rockford ended, but he credited "some fairly courageous action by a member of the Freeman School staff". Read More

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NASCAR punishes Gibbs, Hendrick, Penske

Byron, who is in second place in the point standings, has fewer top-five (eight) and top-10 finishes (17) than Sadler, but his three wins already got him a total of 17 playoff points. "We know what we have to do", Logano said on Friday morning. Earnhardt spent much of the night in the top 10 at Richmond Raceway and was out front for 13 laps (his most in a race all year, Laps 335-347) as part of a strategy play to stay out as long as possible and hold the lead. Read More

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Hy-Vee helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey

Hy-Vee helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey

In quieter, anonymous gestures so many Americans shared what they could. Millions of people are facing flash flood warnings, including the entire Houston metro area which is under a flash flood emergency. Charity Navigator helps identify reputable charities and has a list of organizations that are wanting to help out after Hurricane Harvey . In addition to its $1 million direct contribution, Jefferies clients helped to generate more than $3.2 million in donations from net trading ... Read More

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Novartis prices CAR-T Kymriah at $475K

Novartis prices CAR-T Kymriah at $475K

A multicenter trial of 63 pediatric and young adult patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor ALL demonstrated the safety and efficacy of Kymriah. In the pivotal Novartis trial, 83 percent of patients achieved remission with a disease that has historically poor outcomes. In the treatment, doctors collect the patient's own T-cells - one of the immune system's main cell types - and genetically reprograms them to target and attack leukemia cells. Read More

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3 sickened by pet turtles

3 sickened by pet turtles

The outbreak started on March 1, 2017, and went on August 3, 2017. So far, 37 people have gotten sick in 13 states - 16 people so sick that they had to be hospitalized. Very small turtles are especially risky, the CDC said . Keep turtles out of homes with children younger than 5 years, adults older than 65 years, or people with weakened immune systems. Read More

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Curtis Rona named to make Wallabies debut

Curtis Rona named to make Wallabies debut

Hansen opened the news conference by brushing off allegations in the Australian media that scrumhalf Aaron Smith had misled team management over a toilet tryst with a woman previous year. "So I've done my bit so that's all I can do now", he said, insisting his legal duties "hasn't had any impact" on his or the All Blacks' preparation for Saturday night's showdown with the Wallabies at ANZ Stadium. Read More

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Trump Administration Agrees to Uphold Key Subsidies Paid to Insurers Under Obamacare

Trump Administration Agrees to Uphold Key Subsidies Paid to Insurers Under Obamacare

Nearly 6 million people qualified previous year. The subsidies are snared in a legal dispute over whether the health care law passed under President Barack Obama properly approved the payments to insurers. If Trump stops payment of the subsidies, the budget office said, insurers will increase premiums for midlevel "silver plans ", and the government will incur additional costs because, under a separate program, it provides financial assistance to low-income people to help them pay those ... Read More

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FDA reveals five dead after anti-obesity balloon surgery

FDA reveals five dead after anti-obesity balloon surgery

In addition to saline, the balloon that is made from silicone may contain some radio-opaque material as a radiographic marker and a dye such as methylene blue to alert the patient when the balloon would leak.[1] Studies have suggested that fluid is superior to air for distending gastric balloons.[2] Inflated balloons reduce the operative volume capacity of the stomach . Read More

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US State of Florida Reports First Sexually Transmitted Zika Case

US State of Florida Reports First Sexually Transmitted Zika Case

Both tested positive for Zika . "It is important to remember Zika can also be transmitted sexually and to take precautions if you or your partner travelled to an area where Zika is active". Zika can persist in semen over extended periods of time. The Department of Health confirmed a case in Pinellas County. The top two countries of Zika virus exposure reported by the Department of Health for Zika travel-associated Zika are the Dominican Republic (39% of cases ... Read More

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Cholera epidemic kills over 1800 in Yemen

Cholera epidemic kills over 1800 in Yemen

The deaths also highlight the security challenges that aid organizations face in Yemen, the United Nations agency said , adding that it was "deeply shocked and saddened" by the incident. The Saudi-led coalition has faced repeated criticism over civilian casualties in Yemen. "The coalition claimed that the security of the journalists could not be guaranteed in rebel-controlled areas and advised the three journalists to travel on commercial flights", said Ahmed Ben Lassoued, a spokesman for ... Read More

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Why That Artificial Sweetener Might Not Be a Good Idea After All

Why That Artificial Sweetener Might Not Be a Good Idea After All

Most of these consumers reported consuming artificial sweeteners once daily (80% of children, 56% of adults) and frequency of consumption increased with body weight in adults, according to the study, which surveyed almost 17,000 people. Sylvetsky Meni doesn't think having a diet soda here and there is bad. Do artificial sweeteners help us lose weight? Their results were published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal . Read More

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Yes, Conor McGregor Is a Racist

Yes, Conor McGregor Is a Racist

President Donald Trump won't be attending the superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor because he feels he could "ruin" the occasion, UFC President Dana White said . When asked if anything got to him, the 40-year-old added: 'A lot of people say that Conor McGregor is racist but I'm not anxious about that. Taking on promoters Showtime, who cut off his mic in Los Angeles: "Look at this little weasel, I can see it in your eyes". Read More

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Parents Get 48 Hours Deadline To Give 'Powerful Evidence' On Experimental Treatment

Parents Get 48 Hours Deadline To Give 'Powerful Evidence' On Experimental Treatment

The hospital gave no details of the new medical information, but British media and the infant's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates , have highlighted treatment at several US hospitals. Gard and Yates presented "an urgent request to the Great Ormond Street Hospital to save Charlie's life" on Sunday. Here in Britain, Charlie Gard is an 11-month-old baby who suffers from a very rare inherited disease which means he can not move his arms or legs. Read More

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New Jersey Transit Train Derails in NY at Penn Station

New Jersey Transit Train Derails in NY at Penn Station

She also wants to audit the state's Transportation Trust Fund to find any alternative sources of funding and divert NY tax revenue collected from New Jersey residents to help fund projects in New Jersey. "A lot of confusion and too many people gathered in one space", said Lex Marshall, 35, of Morristown. All tolls on major commuting crossings are also cashless. Read More

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