• Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost — AP analysis
Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP a big boost — AP analysis

For its analysis, the AP scrutinized all 435 U.S. House races in November using an "efficiency gap" statistical method created to calculate partisan advantage. The majority and minority party leaders in each legislative chamber each select one person to serve on the commission; the state chairmen of the Republican and Democratic parties also each s...

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  • Flash Flood Watch into early Saturday morning
Flash Flood Watch into early Saturday morning

Widespread showers and Thunderstorms are moving through parts of the area Friday and some could produce up to 2 inches of rain. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Much of Eagle Country is under a Flash Flood Watch as heavy rainfall is expected from the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy.

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  • Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies
Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

While Trump gave his speech , a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

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  • Tobacco use among US students dropped sharply in 2016
Tobacco use among US students dropped sharply in 2016

Use of other tobacco products has decreased as well. The CDC survey shows 11.3 percent of high school students used a vaping device in 2016. In 2011, 1.5 percent of high school students said they'd recently vaped. For example, the FDA's " Real Cost " campaign, Gottlieb said in his statement, has helped prevent almost 350,000 kids from smoking s...

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  • US FDA asks Endo to withdraw Opana ER opioid; shares fall
US FDA asks Endo to withdraw Opana ER opioid; shares fall

In March, an FDA advisory committee voted 18-8 that the benefits of the reformulated Opana ER no longer outweighed the risks it posed. Gottlieb said the agency will "continue to take regulatory steps when we see situations where an opioid product's risks outweigh its benefits, not only for its intended patient population but also in regard to its...

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  • Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer
Reporting Symptoms Online to Docs Helps Cancer Patients Live Longer

Prostate cancer is the most common tumor in men, diagnosed in more than 161,000 Americans this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society . A clinical trial run by Cancer Research UK - believed to be the biggest cancer treatment trial in the world - has found that giving two therapies at once cuts disease progression and offers some...

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  • Missed opportunities as No. 5 Texas Tech falls to Sam Houston State
Missed opportunities as No. 5 Texas Tech falls to Sam Houston State

The Wildcats threatened in the top of the second inning, with runners on the corners and one out. John McMillon, Jacob Patterson and Parker Mushinski combined for four shutout innings for the Red Raiders, with Mushinski getting his sixth save.

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  • CBSE Class X results declared, pass percentage falls
CBSE Class X results declared, pass percentage falls

While, results are out for Delhi, Allahabad, Chennai, Dehradun and Trivandrum, the results for Bhubaneswar is yet to be declared. The board in an official statement said that CBSE Board Class 10 results 2017 would be declared on June 3, 2017.

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  • Ariana Grande Visits With Manchester Attack Survivors in Hospital
Ariana Grande Visits With Manchester Attack Survivors in Hospital

It has been confirmed that Grande was at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital yesterday, Friday, June 2. She will be joined on stage by music stars including Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams, Robbie Williams and Take That for the show at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

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  • Argentina Confirms Sampaoli As New Coach
Argentina Confirms Sampaoli As New Coach

Only the top four sides will qualify directly for the tournament that is to be staged in Russian Federation, and he stressed the need for the national team to get there. Sevilla announced last week they had reached an agreement with the Argentinian Football Association and handed them a deadline of June 1 to complete the deal.

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  • Watching developments on ban on cattle sale: K'taka govt
Watching developments on ban on cattle sale: K'taka govt

Such rules should have been discussed in parliament and approved by it. Rules prohibiting sale and purchase of animals violated the right to freedom of religion guaranteed under Constitution, they submitted. The plea argued that the government can not enforce such a ban based on the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, and that the new rules went ...

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  • Sports minister Vijay Goel rules out India-Pakistan series
Sports minister Vijay Goel rules out India-Pakistan series

India, however, continued to play the Pakistanis in International Cricket Council (ICC) events, most recently being the World T20 match in Kolkata a year ago. But everything depends on whether the government gives the clearance", Chaudhary told a news channel. The issue of the coach hiring process for the national side post the ICC Champions Tro...

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  • Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter against Auburn
Arkansas pitchers combine for no-hitter against Auburn

Four-seed Arkansas continues its run through the SEC Tournament on Saturday when it faces Florida for a spot in the SEC Tournament championship. Sunday's game will be a big test for freshman right-hander Eric Walker, who's set to take the bump after Alex Lange and Jared Poche started in each of LSU's last two games.

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  • CBSE 12th result 2017 in the forenoon today at cbse
CBSE 12th result 2017 in the forenoon today at cbse

A total of 19,85,397 students from Classes 10 and 12 have registered for the exam out of which 10,98,891 are from Class 12. CBSE board class XII Result likely to be announced at 9 am. The reason behind is the the row over Moderation Policy. Moderation policy refers to a practice in which students are given extra marks in subjects regarded unu...

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  • Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance
Medicaid a target for cuts despite assurance

Panel Democrats charged that President Trump's cuts would rip apart the social safety net. Despite promises to protect Medicaid and other services, the proposed budget slashes $800 billion from Medicaid, $192 billion from nutritional assistance, $272 billion over all from welfare programs, and bars undocumented immigrants from collecting the ch...

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  • Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening!
Want to get paid to cuddle cats? There's an opening!

Does cattitude come naturally to you? Just Cats veterinary clinic in Clonsilla, Dublin , is looking for a "crazy cat person" who "loves cats". If you cuddle with kittens like it's your job, you'll be thrilled to know a company is now hiring a lucky cat lover to cuddle with felines throughout the day.

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  • Montana police investigate reporter's claim that GOP House candidate body-slammed him
Montana police investigate reporter's claim that GOP House candidate body-slammed him

Jacobs said Gianforte "body slammed me and broke my glasses" in a tweet he sent shortly after 7 p.m.in Montana. He added: "Get the hell out of here". The attention is being met here with a mix of excitement, curiosity, frustration and exhaustion, depending on who you ask. The complaint also says if the group is not independent, it has mad...

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  • J&J settles drug manufacturing probe by US states for $33 mln
J&J settles drug manufacturing probe by US states for $33 mln

Under federal law, a drug is "adulterated" if the methods used to manufacture it or the facilities in which it is are manufactured do not meet required quality standards. In addition to the monetary penalties, the consent judgment requires McNeil to reform its marketing and promotional practices. Class I recalls involve situations in which there is...

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  • BREAKING Manchester Arndale Centre evacuated just hours after Ariana Grande concert attack
BREAKING Manchester Arndale Centre evacuated just hours after Ariana Grande concert attack

Last night 22 people were killed including children and 59 injured in a suicide bomb blast at the Manchester Arena during a performance by Ariana Grande . May said that the U.K. Police "believes they know identity of Manchester attacker, but at this stage of investigation we can't confirm his name".

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  • Allegri's
Allegri's "mad idea" ensures another Serie A title for Juve

Juve are four points clear of Roma with one match each to play.Allegri's "mad idea" ensures another Serie A title for Juve. Mario Manduzkic opened scoring for Juventus 13 minutes into the first half, while Paulo Dybala doubled the lead just before halftime, making it 2-0 at the 39th-minute mark curling a well-executed free kick into the top lef...

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  • Leaked report shows what you can and cannot put on Facebook
Leaked report shows what you can and cannot put on Facebook

When it comes to threats of violence, Facebook's policy reads: "People commonly express disdain or disagreement by threatening or calling for violence in generally facetious and unserious ways". Violent videos , including self-harm, did not always have to deleted because they were marked as disturbing and could create awareness. Extreme cases of a...

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  • Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Tree limbs were downed and damaged a home. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for McIntosh and Pittsburg counties, each until 10:30 p.m. "The concern is how saturated the soil will already be by Friday ", Kern said. She said initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet (120 meters) wide, and that it was "very fortunate...

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  • White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government
White House: Cyberattack has not affected US government

The UK National Health Care Service announced 48 of its organizations were affected, and that resulted in inaccessible computers and telephone service, but an extremely minimal effect on disruption to patient care. He added not to use unlicensed software to apply these patches. "If you do, you'll be subject to extraordinarily susceptible infection"...

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  • US Accuses Syria of Mass Executions and Burning the Bodies
US Accuses Syria of Mass Executions and Burning the Bodies

Assad's regime, he alleged, has detained between 65,000 and 117,000 people over the same period - the first five years of a civil war that has left hundreds of thousands dead. Newly declassified information found that at least 50 detainees each day are executed in prison, said Stuart Jones, an Obama administration appointee who is the acting assi...

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  • Vodafone transfers a 35% interest in Safaricom to Vodacom
Vodafone transfers a 35% interest in Safaricom to Vodacom

Safaricom, Kenya's largest telecommunication company, said it gave " appropriate assurances " to the government of Kenya-which owns a 35% share in the company-about the deal. "Vodacom Group sees scope to create further value through closer cooperation between both companies, including replication of Safaricom's success in M-Pesa in Vodacom Group'...

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  • Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card
Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

Police say Murphy told them that she had disciplined her son for behavioral issues as school, but that she had struck him "hard or in a violent manner", according to WYFF. The boy was taken to the hospital to be examined. The grandmother told police that she asked her daughter why she hit the child and that Shontrell responded "because she could"...

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  • IndyCar teams turn attention to preparing for Indy 500
IndyCar teams turn attention to preparing for Indy 500

Simon Pagenaud knocked Castroneves to fifth on Lap 81. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Will Power is the favorite today, as he is getting 9/2 odds to win. Dixon is fourth in series history with 35 runner-up finishes, and Hunter-Reay wound up in the top three for the 100th time. Bourdais fell back in the points after driving off the course with...

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  • Caitlyn Jenner 'offered a job' on Loose Women
Caitlyn Jenner 'offered a job' on Loose Women

The reality TV star (65) said that although she doesn't regret voting for Trump, she isn't happy about his decision to overturn guidance allowing transgender students to use the gendered school bathroom that they identify wiith. are now less popular than Bexley (number 970), Royalty (532), and Khaleesi (765). The female moniker which faded fastes...

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  • British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis
British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

Somalia's President, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, thanked the British Prime Minister and government for organising the third London Somalia Conference. FILE - In this photo taken February 25, 2017, displaced Somali girls who fled the drought in southern Somalia stand in a queue to receive food handouts at a feeding center in a camp in Mogadishu...

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  • Drug epidemic increases Hepatitis C cases in Wisconsin
Drug epidemic increases Hepatitis C cases in Wisconsin

Dr. John Ward, author of the new report from the CDC, said that research "identified increasing injection drug use - tied to the U.S. opioid epidemic - in rural and suburban areas across the country". While grim news from a public health standpoint, the rising number of infections is an opportunity for drugmakers including Gilead Sciences Inc....

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  • Gov. Brown: Big cuts ahead for California's budget
Gov. Brown: Big cuts ahead for California's budget

But Brown has proposed withholding $50 million in funding to the University of California in light of a scathing state audit that found $175 million in hidden reserve funds at UC Office of the President. "That is a staggering figure, it would be more than the state spends on higher education and corrections combined". Among the increases: $1.4 bi...

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  • Measles outbreak in Minnesota reaches 51 cases
Measles outbreak in Minnesota reaches 51 cases

Two cases have been reported in Ramsey County. Fifty-one of the cases have come in children ages 0-17. Eight of those 168 cases diagnosed were multi-drug resistant (MDR) TB, an extremely risky and expensive to treat form of the disease.

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  • California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting
California governor to visit China for clean energy meeting

He also is rolling back a plan to cut a half-billion dollars in child care support for low-income children. Assembly Minority Leader Chad Mayes, R-Yucca Valley, called Brown's latest budget "a bait and switch", citing voters' approval past year of tax increases that he said were to fund health and dental care and support schools.

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  • Maryland PSC awards ORECs for 368MW offshore wind project developments
Maryland PSC awards ORECs for 368MW offshore wind project developments

Maryland Public Service Commission's chairman Kevin Hughes said: "The approval today of the nation's first large-scale offshore wind projects brings to fruition the general assembly's efforts to establish Maryland as a regional hub for this burgeoning industry".

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  • 3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins
3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

Erdan added, "Barghouti is a murderer and hypocrite who urged his fellow prisoners to strike and suffer while he ate behind their backs". The group maintains a sizeable armed wing in the Gaza strip since seizing the coastal territory in 2007 from the rival Fatah party based in the West Bank and has fought three wars with Israel.Israeli officials ...

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