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Democrats seek blueprint for bucking Trump in 2020 — AP Analysis

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But two years after an election that proved polls and prognosticators wrong, nothing is certain on the eve of the first nationwide elections of the Trump presidency. Among white college-educated women, Democrats enjoy a 28-point advantage: 61 per cent to 33 per cent. The disagreement highlights the tug-of-war over strategy that's been dogging the GOP all year: Should Republicans prioritize turning out Trump backers, or appeal to suburban swing voters? So if Bankrate's survey is correct, ... Read More »

Early Detection Vital to Treating Breast Cancer

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This can make the therapist wary but does not mean that a patient cannot continue to have treatment, she says. "The incidence of breast cancer is increasing in the developing world due to urbanization and adoption of western lifestyles". Read More »

Health officials: 27 Oklahomans hospitalized with the flu

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A record number of US patients died from flu last season, with 80,000 deaths recorded in 2017-18 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ). Some the lyrics include "it only takes a little germ for each of you to catch the flu" and "there is something we can do to help avoid the terrible flu, keep tissues by your bed and then those nasty germs won't spread". Read More »

Don't put off the flu vaccination - it's free because you need it

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After all, people who choose to opt out of the flu shot commonly blame the fact that the vaccination isn't always effective - which is true, but it's still better than not getting vaccinated at all. According to the CDC, past year 180 pediatric deaths were reported due to influenza - and about 80 percent of them were in unvaccinated children. State health officials have launched their annual campaign to encourage residents to get a flu shot. Read More »

Apple unveils new iPhones, with cheapest model starting at $1029

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Pricing. Taking the price of its flagship iPhone to almost $1,000 a year ago helped Apple squeeze more revenue out of the device even though unit sales remained flat. Apple also unveiled the the Apple Watch Series 4 , with improved cellular connectivity, larger screen, more powerful processor and a range of additional health-tracking features. Read More »

Backed candidate's 'monkey' comment draws fire in Florida race

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His Republican challenger, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam , received 36.6-percent. Tension between the two camps already broke out Wednesday, after DeSantis , 39, said on Fox News that Florida voters should not " monkey this up " by voting for Gillum's agenda. Read More »

Arizona Sen. John McCain dead at 81

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McCain left Washington for the final time to spend Christmas with his family. President Trump phoned McCain's wife to offer his sympathies, but his call came after months of bitterness between the two politicians. During a recent appearance by former Vice President Joe Biden , who is promoting his new book, "Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and goal", the Democrat lauded Meghan's father and offered words of encouragement. Read More »

Democrats refocus fight against Trump’s Supreme Court…

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On Wednesday, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to tell Democrats that if they want to have a Supreme Court pick, they should "WIN ELECTIONS!" Chris Coons said at a press conference Tuesday along with other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read More »

How to have tough conversations about mental health

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The data also shows that about 22%-24% of people who died by suicide, regardless of whether or not they had a diagnosed mental health condition, disclosed their intent at some point, underscoring the importance of taking such comments seriously. Read More »

How to get help for someone who might be suicidal

Suicide rates have been rising significantly in nearly every state; in both men and women; and across all age and ethnic groups , according to an alarming new CDC report released the same week that both fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain reportedly took their own lives. Read More »

Israeli troops kill 2 and injure hundreds, Palestinians say

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Twitter Erdogan was in no position to "preach morality to us" because he supported the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas which rules Gaza . Israeli snipers, perched behind sand berms, opened fire from the other side of the fence, killing 59 Palestinians and wounding hundreds. But there were numerous calls for an independent investigation into the deaths, with Britain, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium among those supporting ... Read More »

I would encourage teachers to avoid NC

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Veteran teachers have lost their longevity pay which rewarded their experience and loyalty to the district. When adjusted to inflation, teachers in the state make less than they did a decade ago. The pay scales we changed to cut in half the length of time it takes for teachers to reach the top of the pay scale, from 32 years, to fifteen. Simmons said that if she gets the chance to speak to state legislators today, she'll tell them how hard teachers work. Read More »

Royal Challengers Bangalore trounce Punjab by 10 wickets

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Both teams have an explosive top order. After a lacklustre start to the tournament, the team led by Virat Kohli found themselves in a must-win situation to stay alive in the tournament. Moeen Ali removes Finch for 26 runs. Ashwin Run Out for a duck! Andrew Tye has had a lot of success in the death overs; he has picked up 12 wickets while bowling in the last five overs, and has an economy rate of 8.05 in that period. Read More »

Congo Faces Another Ebola Outbreak After 18 Die, 2 Cases Confirmed

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This is DRC's ninth outbreak of Ebola since the discovery of the virus in the country in 1976. Two of those cases are confirmed to be Ebola . Three of the 32 cases were among healthcare workers. Prior to this outbreak the most recent epidemic in the DRC was in May 2017. To date, the outbreak is reported in a remote area and appears to be geographically limited. Read More »

Bowlers deliver for Sunrisers yet again

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In his illustrious career, which is expected to last at least 8 more years, Virat has broken many records and established himself as a legend of the game. This meant RCB were struggling at 85-5 after 12 overs. RCB looked stable until the seventh over when they were cruising at 60/1, owing to the two dropped catches off Rashid Khan's (1/31) spin. Read More »

Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear programme

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Merkel acknowledged that Iran was, in some respects, a destabilizing force in the Middle East. "The heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction", he asserted, adding that Iran has been actively pursuing nuclear weapons despite signing an agreement. Read More »

Why Warren Buffett Loves Apple Stock

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Buffett defended his company's investment in Wells Fargo, now ensnared in a scandal, and suggested that some of Berkshire's best banking investments came after scandals turned them into temporary pariahs. Buffett said the net results were not representative of the business. With Bitcoin, they want more people to join the crowd so they've got every reason in the world to tout it. Read More »

Guentzel powers Penguins past Caps; Predators win

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Washington forward Alex Ovechkin , who is trying to get to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in his career, failed to register a shot on goal for just the third time in 107 career playoff games. With Backstrom unable to play the final 13 minutes, Lars Eller double-shifted and Vrana looked like a flawless fit with Ovechkin and Kuznetsov. "To score, you've got to try and do something different sometimes to get one". Read More »

Cowboys TE Jason Witten Officially Retires & Joins ESPN

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I relied on grit. Of his decision to retire he said , "Better three hours too soon than a minute too late". Witten walks away from the game as the Cowboys' all-time leader in receptions (1,152) and receiving yardage (12,448). In the end, you have to be transcendent to be enshrined on the first ballot. He retires on the heels of a 2017 season in which he nabbed 63 passes for 560 yards and five scores. Read More »

Result out - 'Teacher' Rahul says PM Modi fails in Agriculture subject

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Yesterday, Modi had directly interacted with members of BJP's Kisan Morcha through the App. Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has alleged that both BJP and JD (S) and partners. He said the Congress was aware that Gowda was a very senior and respected leader. He said that when the BJP had earlier got the opportunity to serve people of Karnataka, numerous development initiatives were undertaken but the Congress could not even ensure proper water supply despite the state being rich in ... Read More »

GTA seeing increase in Lyme disease-positive ticks: Toronto Public Health

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At its height, Illinois led the nation in the disease in 2002 with 884 diagnoses and 67 deaths, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health . The 16 diseases tracked by the CDC include ones you can get here in Northern Michigan, like Lyme disease. There were about 1,000 cases of Lyme disease across Canada in 2016, according to the Public Health Agency. Read More »

Junior Dala to replace injured Chris Morris for Delhi Daredevils

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I knew that he was going to try something, he was going to try yorkers, so I was ready for the half-volleys and prepared to hit straight. Iyer during the post-match conference stated, "It was not his call but purely the senior pro's call while terming it as something really brave". Read More »

Vieira 100 per cent ready to manage Arsenal, says Pires

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The Red Devils haven't completed a league double over the Gunners since the 2011-12 campaign - the last Man Utd manager other than Sir Alex Ferguson to achieve this was Ron Atkinson in the 1984-85 campaign. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he wants the final month of his 22-year tenure to "go peacefully". Former Manchester United chairman Martin Edwards revealed in his 2017 autobiography that he held talks with Wenger over replacing Ferguson at Old Trafford when the Scot ... Read More »