• Defiant Trump blames media, fellow Republicans for House losses
Defiant Trump blames media, fellow Republicans for House losses

He cited "questionable things" done by Democrats, including "leaks of classified information". A party that has ripped children from their parents at the border and put them in cages, has stolen a majority on the supreme court, and has looked the other way as nepotism, authoritarianism and chaos have taken up residence in the White House hardly...

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  • GE Abruptly Fires CEO John Flannery, Appoints Lawrence Culp as Chief Executive
GE Abruptly Fires CEO John Flannery, Appoints Lawrence Culp as Chief Executive

GE Power's current goodwill balance is about US$23 billion and the goodwill impairment charge is likely to constitute substantially all of this balance, the company said . GE's board was unhappy with the pace of the company's turnaround under Mr Flannery, and when the size of the writedown in the power plant division, which makes electric ge...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation can question 'anybody' about Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation can question 'anybody' about Kavanaugh

Depending on how Republicans perform on November 6, the eyes of the nation could fall on a November 27 MS runoff in what could become an expensive and high-profile race to determine control of the Senate. "We simply can't", Flake said at an event sponsored by The Atlantic magazine. His comments come as Democrats are pressing for a more expansiv...

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  • Trump won't attend funerals, memorials for John McCain
Trump won't attend funerals, memorials for John McCain

The White House flag is no longer flying at half-staff in honor of the late Sen. Flags remained at half staff along the National Mall, around the Washington Monument and at the Capitol on Monday to honor McCain, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump .

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  • West Nile Virus confirmed in horses
West Nile Virus confirmed in horses

According to the Kalamazoo Health Department, August is peak season for West Nile but in MI there have been no human cases of the virus. So far, no human cases have been reported , no positive mosquito pools have been identified, and Canadian Blood Services has seen no positives through its screening program.

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  • Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Simcoe
Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Simcoe

Humans can catch the virus through mosquito bites. The West Nile Virus has been detected in numerous states, including New York, California and Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. People 60 and older or people with medical conditions are at the greatest risk. Do not spray repellent on the skin under your clothing. The ...

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  • New York City Bans Smoking In Public Housing
New York City Bans Smoking In Public Housing

The American Lung Association applauds the new rule issued by the Trump administration, which the health organization says "recognizes the serious health threat posed by secondhand smoke, and its ability to linger in rooms and even travel between homes in multi-unit housing".

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  • 'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) says it first learned of a cluster Salmonella mbandaka illnesses in multiple states on 17 May. "Retailers can not legally offer the cereal for sale and consumers should not purchase Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal", the agency said in a statement.

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  • Local doctors caught up in major federal health care fraud crackdown
Local doctors caught up in major federal health care fraud crackdown

Donoghue said . Secretary of Health and Human Service Alex Azar added in the DOJ statement: "Virtually every health care fraud scheme requires a corrupt medical professional to be involved". A list of states where the alleged fraud and crimes happened is available here. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the ...

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  • Britain's May pledges US$26.6 billion extra for healthcare post-Brexit
Britain's May pledges US$26.6 billion extra for healthcare post-Brexit

But she remained vague on how the new money, totalling £394m more a week in real terms by the end of the settlement, will be paid for, beyond mentioning taxes and repeating her confidence in a so-called Brexit dividend . She acknowledged that the public would have to pay "a bit more in a fair and balanced way to support the NHS we all use", but wo...

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  • New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected
New Report Says Medicare Will Run Out Of Money Sooner Than Expected

The projections are the first from the administration since Trump signed a $1.5 trillion tax cut into law in December. The problems in the entitlement programs only add to those woes. Medicare Part A's trust fund is funded through payroll taxes, split between employer and employee. However, as now projected, it is highly unlikely that economic gr...

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  • Interview Magazine Shutting Down, Heads for Liquidation
Interview Magazine Shutting Down, Heads for Liquidation

Former editorial director Fabien Baron sued the magazine for $600,000, alleging both he and his wife were not paid for work undertaken after he was brought on in 2009 to up circulation, which he did. He also left the publication in April, two months after an explosive Boston Globe report accused him of acting very inappropriately with three f...

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  • FDA approves first non-opioid to treat withdrawal symptoms in adults
FDA approves first non-opioid to treat withdrawal symptoms in adults

The agency noted that the treatment may not completely prevent withdrawal symptoms (eg, anxiety, agitation, sleep problems, muscle aches, sweating, nausea, diarrhea, drug craving), and is only approved for use up to 14 days. Studies in pediatric patients will be conducted on newborns with neonatal opioid withdrawal and studies of various age groups...

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  • Coli outbreak reaches Minnesota, with 10 cases reported
Coli outbreak reaches Minnesota, with 10 cases reported

According to the CDC , 25 states have reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce. In Minnesota, there are now 10 confirmed cases of E. Grocery stores, restaurants and other providers have been alerted to the possible spread of E. coli , tracing the romaine lettuce back to a Yuma, Arizona, growing region.

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  • Filming Starts On American Gods Season 2
Filming Starts On American Gods Season 2

In the eponymous novel that American Gods is based on, the popular tourist attraction serves as a meeting place for Old Gods like Mr. Wednesday (McShane), Mr. "Me? What am I doing?" In the teaser below, Gaiman shows off The House on the Rock-an essential location from Gaiman's source material that will be included in the second season.

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  • Deutsche Bank quits Wall Street ambition to emphasize on Europe
Deutsche Bank quits Wall Street ambition to emphasize on Europe

As part of the changes, Deutsche Bank put Garth Ritchie, previously co-head of the investment bank, in charge of that entire division, and named a new chief operating officer from the retail-banking division. The bank's earnings report showed the German firm achieved net income of €120 million in Q1, a 79% decline from the same period a year earl...

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  • It's a revenge petition, Jaitley raps Congress
It's a revenge petition, Jaitley raps Congress

As many as 64 members of the Rajya Sabha belonging to seven parties led by the Congress had on Friday submitted an impeachment motion to Vice President M. Loya's death case, Gandhi scion Rahul said that there is hope and millions of Indians can watch the truth. "Never ever so blatantly in the past have national political parties, a few retired ju...

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  • Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Disaster: 'Almost Everyone' Wore Their Oxygen Masks Incorrectly
Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 Disaster: 'Almost Everyone' Wore Their Oxygen Masks Incorrectly

Investigators say metal fatigue was the likely cause of the accident, and Southwest Airlines has announced an acceleration of its program to inspect CFM56-7B engines used on its Boeing 737 aircraft. Pilot Tammie Jo Shults and the rest of the Southwest crew along with Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly , all expressed their condolences . Reb...

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  • Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands to 16 states
Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce expands to 16 states

The CDC is also putting restaurants on notice, telling all restaurants across the country to ensure their romaine lettuce does not come from the Yuma, Arizona, area and to confirm with their distributors that their lettuce products have not been grown in the area.

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  • 'Mission accomplished': Trump praises 'perfectly executed' strike on Syria
'Mission accomplished': Trump praises 'perfectly executed' strike on Syria

Last year's strike involved 59 missiles. French and British warplanes also fired long-range missiles, while a British submarine launched cruise missiles. US Defence Secretary James Mattis said the air strikes were a "one time shot" to send a strong message to Assad. Macron's office said he spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin expr...

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  • Steve Wozniak promises to delete his Facebook account in protest
Steve Wozniak promises to delete his Facebook account in protest

In the email , Wozniak said he would pay to keep Facebook from exploiting his personal information. He said the "profits are all based on the user's info, but the users get none of the profits back ". Elon Musk took the plunge last month in the wake of revelations of a sizable data breach that resulted from an affiliation with research firm Ca...

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  • Lindberg leads by three
Lindberg leads by three

Among the other Japanese players, 19-year-old Nasa Hataoka is tied for 32nd at 3 under following her round of 70, while Ai Suzuki, the money leader on the Japan LPGA tour last season, is 9 over for the tournament after shooting 80. She finished out her four birdie, two bogey round with a 4-footer for birdie on the final hole. "I know she's going ...

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  • Parkland Counselors, Deputy Wanted Nikolas Cruz Committed in 2016
Parkland Counselors, Deputy Wanted Nikolas Cruz Committed in 2016

If Cruz had been committed under the Baker Act, it would have made it hard for him to buy a gun legally. This is a developing story . Within days of the February 14 massacre, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had failed to act on a public tip in January, in which a caller warned Cruz had a "desire to kill people".

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  • Boy Fatally Shoots 13-Year-Old Sister After Argument Over Video Game
Boy Fatally Shoots 13-Year-Old Sister After Argument Over Video Game

Dijonae White , a 13 year old Tupelo , Mississippi teen girl, died over the weekend after being shot by her nine year old brother after refusing to cede a video game controller. It was unclear where the boy got the gun and whether he knew that guns were risky. Read The Clarion-Ledger's full report . 'I don't know if he knew exactly what thi...

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  • Three arrested, charged in United States mosque bombing
Three arrested, charged in United States mosque bombing

In a written statement, the USA attorney's office in Springfield said the men - identified as Michael B. Hari, 47, Joe Morris, 22, and Michael McWhorter, 29 - also face charges of possession of assault rifles, which are classified as machine guns, and attempting to bomb an IL abortion clinic in November.

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