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US Congress averts government shutdown with one-week stopgap bill

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The bill in the Republican-led Congress provides federal funding until May 5, allowing lawmakers to hammer out legislation over the next few days to keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year that ends September 30. But Meadows noted that the health care law had taken much longer to be put in place. Representative Fred Upton helped guide dozens of Obamacare repeal measures through the House in recent years, but he has deep reservations about the GOP's current bill. Read More »

Zinke to visit Grand Staircase monument

San Juan County Commissioner Bruce Adams said locking up the land in a national monument designation hurts the potential for development and hurts the local economy. Racial tension in the region dates at least to the end of the 19 century, when Mormon settlers spread south from Salt Lake into a region occupied by Native Americans for thousands of years. Read More »

GOP backs away from negotiating to push Dayton on budget

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But Democratic Governor Mark Dayton has already said he will veto the bill. The bills Republicans were prepared to vote on cover the largest areas of state spending from K-12 education and health and human services to a $1.15 billion package of tax cuts and a transportation funding measure. Read More »

India, Pak trade fire on LoC in Poonch

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If we want peace between the two nations it is important that no such things should happen again and those responsible must be killed or punished. The cowards here killed and mutilated two soldiers of the Indian armed forces. TV channels, while playing the clip, said the video related to a counter-offensive by the Indian Army, targeting the Pakistani border posts a week after two Indian soldiers were beheaded there. Read More »

Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

The government's much-spruiked plan to combat housing affordibility in the capital cities includes a tweak to negative gearing from July 1 that will disallow deductions for travel expenses, and limits to plant and equipment deductions, raising $2.1 billion of revenue over the next your years. Read More »

Phoenix police unsure what motivated accused serial shooter

Saucedo faces 26 felony counts of homicide, aggravated assault and drive-by-shooting for 12 shootings that took place between August 2015 and July 2016, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said. "Now my heart goes out to those families, and I hope they can get justice, too", said Lora Romero. Police previously said they would pay out a $75,000 reward offered for information that could help solve the case but declined to say how many people would get the money. Read More »

Mental health concerns for the nation's van drivers

Providing employee benefits such as an Employee Assistance Programme, a confidential counselling service that provides round the clock support on a wide range of issues, is a small financial cost that helps employees deal with personal and workplace problems that can affect their mental wellbeing. Read More »

Projection: PM would win Commons majority of 48

Labour tried to play down the significance of a bruising set of results which saw it forfeit nearly 300 council seats, lose control of Glasgow for the first time in around 40 years and suffer reverses in Welsh strongholds. It's been a mixed bag for Tim Farron's party - they failed to break through against the Tories in the south-west England battleground but made advances in some General Election target seats like Eastleigh and Wells. Read More »

Nuclear waste tunnel collapses in Washington state, forcing workers to flee

The collapse, in one of two tunnels next to the former chemical-processing Plutonium Uranium Extraction Facility, known as PUREX , was found Tuesday morning, around 8:30. "No employees were hurt and there is no indication of a spread of radiological contamination", Henderson said of the shelter order. An emergency has been declared May 9, 2017 , at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. Read More »

Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

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For the study , Yale University researchers analyzed 222 new drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, and followed up on them through 2017. Biologics are produced from living organisms grown in labs. If there's a problem, the FDA can delay those plans. David Gortler, a drug safety expert and former FDA official who was not involved in the research , said it is important to note that a lot of the medications in the study are niche drugs used for specialty-type diseases. Read More »

Suspect in Boston doctors' slayings once worked at their posh condo

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Their bodies were found Friday. He said it appeared Mr. Teixeira did not shoot at police and that police did not find a gun on him after he was captured, according to a second Boston Globe report . He added that at least one knife was found at the scene. Teixeira, who was living in Chelsea and had worked as a security guard at the luxury condominium complex where Bolanos and Field lived, entered the United States legally by first moving from his native Guinea-Bissau to Cape Verde, ... Read More »

Mercy Aigbe's husband, Gentry, remanded in prison

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He would remain in prison custody until his bail is perfected. The sureties were required to submit their tax verification documents, with one of them having a house within the jurisdiction of the court. This made the Lagos state police command to declare him wanted. Her close friend, Lara Olubo also claims to have witnessed Lanre Gentry abusing his wife. Read More »

Officials adding name to memorial honoring law enforcement

Tuesday morning at the Police Department. While county law enforcement personnel count themselves fortunate not to have a "line of duty" death in the county in 2016, the FOP noted that nationally 144 police officers lost their lives, four in Pennsylvania. Read More »

Marijuana compound may help reverse memory loss

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This opens up new options, for instance, when it comes to treating dementia. The study results were recently publicized in the Nature Medicine journal. The reasons behind memory loss can be many. The old mice were said to show "a dramatic improvement in cognitive functions". On the flipside, however, some of the younger, blunted mice fucked up on their cognitive tests, which is similar to previous studies on how marijuana harms the young. Read More »

What a waste! Cotton tip applicators injure 34 kids per day

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Doctors associated with the study say the idea that ear canals need to be cleaned with cotton swabs is a unsafe misconception. "Using cotton tip applicators to clean the ear canal not only pushes wax closer to the ear drum, but there is a significant risk of causing minor to severe injury to the ear", Jatana said. Read More »

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (CRUS) VP Bradley J. Fluke Sells 19459 Shares

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A stock with a price that fluctuates wildly, hits new highs and lows or moves erratically is considered highly volatile. (NASDAQ: CRUS ) for 11,917 shares. 02/08/2016 - Cirrus Logic, Inc . had its " rating reiterated by analysts at KeyBanc. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Outperform" on Wednesday, March 23. Read More »

Lawyer to United: 'This case is about more than 1 rabbit'

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Des Moines Attorney Guy Cook , representing an Iowa group that bought the continental giant rabbit named Simon, said his clients want details about Simon's death and an explanation of why he was cremated before a necropsy, or post-mortem examination, could be conducted. Read More »

Longmont weather: High of 66 with afternoon storms likely

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Today has been another warm, dry day; but again, well short of what we had back in March. A few t-storms are possible Friday evening, then rain should clear out toward Saturday morning. Scattered showers and storms will develop during the afternoon and evening, but not everyone will see rainfall. Tuesday and Wednesday, we will continue to have scattered showers and storms during the afternoon and evening. Read More »

ACLU Sues For Documents In Yemen Raid That Killed Navy SEAL

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One hundred days after a Navy SEAL died during a raid on an al Qaida encampment in Yemen, the American Civil Liberties on Monday filed suit demanding that the administration make public documents explaining the legal basis for the raid and how it was planned and executed. Read More »

Minnesota bishop accused of coercion in suppressing sex abuse report

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Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner, who spent 42 years as a priest in the Diocese of Winona, has been accused of covering up a decades-old case of child sexual abuse, and of blackmailing the accuser into keeping the claims to himself. Ronald Vasek filed a lawsuit Monday against Bishop Michael Hoeppner and the Diocese of Crookston in northwestern Minnesota. Vasek wants to make it clear he is in no way upset with the Catholic Church he says he simply wants the truth to be told. Read More »

Concert: Imagine Dragons bringing their 'Demons' to Utah on October 13

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Paul's Xcel Energy Center. The tour announcement arrives as Imagine Dragons revealed details this week for its upcoming album. The album sold 2.5 million copies in the US and more than 7 million copies worldwide. 1 album on Spotify Worldwide for 2013. The second single, " Radioactive ", was a monster hit that topped the U.S. Rock Chart and earned the band a Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance. Read More »

Taking common painkillers could increase heart attack risk

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The results showed that heightened risk of heart attack occurred as early as in the first week of taking an NSAID, and the risk was greater with higher doses of NSAID. Amitava Banerjee, senior clinical lecturer in clinical data science at UCL in the UK. Only use them if you really need to, lowest dose possible, for least amount of time. Read More »

Kentucky lands 4-star OG, top recruit from MI

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He also has offers from Minnesota, Missouri, Ole Miss, Penn State, TCU, Tennessee and Wisconsin, among others. The Wildcats had been trending for McCall, and he did visit for the program's spring game in April. Additionally, McCall is the top-ranked guard in the Midwest region and the state of MI. "Big thanks to Coach Stoops and Clinkscale for believing in me and being honest at all times", McCall said when announcing his decision . Read More »

Plan to crack down on deadly gang violence clears NY Senate

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In fact, the bill offers anti-gang initiatives at the front end. The New York State Senate has passed necessary legislation to fight the deadly criminal behavior of gangs throughout New York. "However, increased penalties are not necessarily a deterrent", he said. He said susceptible youths need "vocational training, educational opportunities and gainful employment" to steer clear of gangs. Read More »