• Clash with Trump casts spotlight on Kelly
Clash with Trump casts spotlight on Kelly

While meeting with Democrats on Wednesday, White House chief of staff John Kelly called some of President Trump's campaign stances on the border wall "uninformed", several people told CNN . Prototypes of border walls in San Diego. Also, the chief of staff said the government was focussing on the situation of Dreamers - undocumented immigrants ...

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  • Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Collin County
Flu-Related Deaths Reported In Collin County

The number of flu-related deaths this season in San Diego County has reached a record high of 142, county health officials said. Most of the flu hospitalizations and deaths have been in the 65 and older demographic, followed by the 50-64 age group.

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  • Flu season hits - and it's not too late for a shot
Flu season hits - and it's not too late for a shot

You can take additional steps to ward off the flu by coughing or sneezing into a tissue or your elbow and avoiding touching your face. For more information about the flu and free flu vaccines, call the Perry County Health Department at 931-589-2138.

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  • Fire burns Sun Cruz Casino shuttle with 50 people aboard
Fire burns Sun Cruz Casino shuttle with 50 people aboard

DeCanio said the shuttle boat was rapidly consumed by fire. The woman's cause of death or information about her injuries weren't immediately known. The area is about 40 miles north of St. Petersburg, Fla. Another witness told the Tampa Bay Times the shuttle boat passes regularly by his family's home, carrying patrons to and from a casino ...

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  • US Supreme Court weighs states' right to purge voter lists
US Supreme Court weighs states' right to purge voter lists

After more than an hour's debate, neither side had a clear majority, largely because Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas - likely to be on Ohio's side - remained silent. Hundreds of thousands of voters have been removed under the policy, despite the fact that many of them would otherwise be eligible to vote. Now the DOJ under Sessions...

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  • All the snake references in Taylor Swift's 'End Game' video
All the snake references in Taylor Swift's 'End Game' video

This will be Swift's fifth single from Reputation , and the third video. WATCH the awesomeness after the jump! " Joseph Kahn directed the clip , he also helmed Swift's " Look What You Made Me Do " and "... Swift asked to be put in touch with Sheeran after one of her managers saw him performing at a gig in Nashville. If Kim Kardashian wants...

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  • New study shows most people who try cigarettes become regular smokers
New study shows most people who try cigarettes become regular smokers

Researchers found that around 7 in 10 of those who said they'd ever tried a cigarette went on to smoke daily. The authors of the study said the research pointed to the " remarkable hold " cigarettes can have on their users from the first try.

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  • Increasing cases of flu this season
Increasing cases of flu this season

For example, Fairfield Medical Center has seen 91 flu cases since October 1, 2017, with 11 of them coming this month. De Lota also attributed the spike in positive flu cases in Hays County to the overall growth in the area. The department also advises people to get their flu shots now. The CDC has only one chance to get the vaccine right, Hardi...

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  • Ibuprofen linked to male infertility in study
Ibuprofen linked to male infertility in study

The study looked at a small group of men - only 31 - ages 18-35 over six weeks. Clinically, this condition is called " compensated hypogonadism "-" hypogonadism " because the body probably isn't producing testosterone at the appropriate rate, and "compensated" because other hormones have kicked in and gotten testosterone levels to increase.

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  • Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa
Yemen's Houthi Rebels Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Sanaa

Colonel Turki Al-Malki, Spokesman of the Joint Coalition Forces, disclosed that a Saudi Royal Air Force fighter jet was exposed to a technical failure after implementing one of the operational tasks to support legitimacy in Yemen, which resulted in its crash inside the operation area with no injuries to the aircraft's crew.

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  • 4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash
4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash

Yadav had won gold in the push-pull raw powerlifting competition in the juniors 82.5kg category at the World Grand Prix held by the Global Powerlifting Alliance and the International Powerlifting Organisation in Slovakia past year. "Hearing the loud sound after the crash, locals near the accident spot rushed to the site and tried to pull out the si...

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  • E. coli outbreak in US, Canada may be linked to romaine lettuce
E. coli outbreak in US, Canada may be linked to romaine lettuce

In the USA, infections span across 13 states from California to New Hampshire. Five people in the US have been hospitalized and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . The CDC stopped short of telling people to avoid romaine until it finishes its investigation into the illnesses. So far 17 illnesses have b...

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  • Mum gives birth to twins in two different years
Mum gives birth to twins in two different years

The new parents said their New Year's babies were born about a month early after being originally due on January 27 but they had a C-section scheduled for January 10, KERO reported . Her original due date was scheduled for January 27. It was therefore quite a shock when she went into labour on New Year's Eve. Identical twins are known to be bo...

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  • Flu cases widespread in Georgia, CDC says
Flu cases widespread in Georgia, CDC says

The flu season is off to a strong start, with 21 states reporting "high" flu-like activity. FLU SYMPTOMS: fever, cough , sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, headache, muscle aches, and extreme fatigue. The CDC is reporting an increase in cases of the H3N2 flu strain, but Modi said doctors just test for the flu, not the specific strain. Both ho...

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  • Disorder tag on gaming
Disorder tag on gaming

Business Insider released an article saying "gaming disorders" could be classified as a mental health condition . The disorder could include adverse online and offline behavior tied to excessive video game activity, World Health Organization spokesperson Tarik Jašarević said.

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  • Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania
Christmas storm brings record snow to Erie, Pennsylvania

Another 19ins fell before dawn on Tuesday, bringing the total to 53ins, the greatest two-day total in commonwealth history. According to the National Weather Service , "additional snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches are expected through this evening, heaviest from portions of Lake County east through northern Ashtabula and Erie County PA".

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  • Everything you need to know about Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's Dehli reception
Everything you need to know about Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's Dehli reception

While she was seen ditching her sindoor which became the talking point at the Delhi reception , Anushka was seen wearing the ceremonial bangles as she left Delhi. Predictably, the Virushka wedding reception was everything you could expect from a Bollywood Punjabi shaadi: It was grand, it was boisterous, its guest list had everyone who was so...

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  • McLennan County sees spike in flu cases
McLennan County sees spike in flu cases

There were 234 cases of influenza reported during the week that ended December 16, according to the Health Department's weekly influenza summary. "We're seeing an increase in our flu cases, so that is a concern". The Peterson Health staff has the following pieces of advice, saying the flu can knock you off your feet; but knowing how to pamper one...

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  • The Public Pulse: A frightening ban on words
The Public Pulse: A frightening ban on words

Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., who chairs the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, said in a phone interview Monday that while he was "alarmed" by reports about the budget guidance, he speculated that "what we're looking at is more silly than sinister".

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  • Gas prices continue to decline in Chattanooga
Gas prices continue to decline in Chattanooga

Motor club AAA lists a national average retail price of $2.41 for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline as of Tuesday. The average for Sunday was the same price according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in Ohio. Motorists may see trips taking 2.5 times longer than average. The cheapest was $2.30 in the Tampa-St. According to AAA...

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  • People with Egg Allergies Shouldn't Worry About the Flu Shot, Guidelines Say
People with Egg Allergies Shouldn't Worry About the Flu Shot, Guidelines Say

Ferguson says besides getting a flu shot, people should wash their hands frequently and cover their mouths when they cough or sneeze. To determine if the vaccine was risky for people with egg allergies, Kelso and his colleagues pored through the medical literature and found 28 studies with data from 4,315 egg allergic patients, including 656 who ...

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  • Trump calls for infrastructure investment after fatal Amtrak crash in Dupont
Trump calls for infrastructure investment after fatal Amtrak crash in Dupont

Passenger Chris Karnes told CBS News: "We had just passed the city of DuPont and it seemed like we were going around a curve ". "The next thing we know, we're being slammed into the front of our seats, windows are breaking, we stop, and there's water gushing out of the train".

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  • 2 dead in shooting at Penn State Beaver campus
2 dead in shooting at Penn State Beaver campus

The school said in a series of tweets that shots had been fired near the school's cafeteria. Situation is contained. We will remain on lockdown until further notice. Officials told WTAE there were no students involved, but that they have closed the campus. The coroner reportedly was on the way to the scene. An officer heard the shots and lo...

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  • TDH reminds Tennesseans it's not too late to get a flu shot
TDH reminds Tennesseans it's not too late to get a flu shot

Patel said that from May 24 through late October, Will County Hospitals reported a total of 274 admissions for flu-like symptoms. This was the first weekly flu report of the season to report a death . “According to the CDC, it takes about two weeks after vaccination for antibodies that protect against influenza virus infection to fully devel...

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  • Carson Wentz out as QB for rest of season
Carson Wentz out as QB for rest of season

Wentz was later escorted off the field due to a knee injury at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. That's understandable considering Wentz was playing at an MVP-caliber level and led the Eagles to the top of the NFC standings.

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  • 'Bohemian Rhapsody' finds director to replace Bryan Singer
'Bohemian Rhapsody' finds director to replace Bryan Singer

Still, it's noted that the new director could opt to reshoot scenes filmed by Singer. Rumor has it that there are only two weeks of shooting left before production is complete and the movie can go in post-production. Fletcher's directing credits include " Eddie the Eagle ", distributed by Fox, and " Sunshine on Leith ". This was not my decision and...

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  • Could be the worst flu season
Could be the worst flu season

Fleming said four might not seem like a lot but confirmed cases "are the tip of the iceberg". Health officials are warning that the flu season could be bad and that it's coming early. "Taking all the right steps to keeping your health in tact is basically good", said Thaddaeus Crawford, who did not get his flu shot . According to the study, a ...

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  • Special Needs Children Meet Santa at Unique Event
Special Needs Children Meet Santa at Unique Event

The holiday season is an exciting time, especially for children. Sensitive Santa is held in partnership with Autism Speaks , which is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

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  • Here's the first official trailer for
Here's the first official trailer for "Avengers: Infinity War"

At first glance, it looks as if Thanos will be collecting each gem he needs in part one, and unleashing the fury of the Infinity Gantlet in part two. "Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment - the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain".

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  • US Olympic gold medallist Gabby Douglas says doctor sexually abused her
US Olympic gold medallist Gabby Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

He could face no less than 5 years and not more than 20 years in prison. ROSEMARIE AQUILINA: Do you agree that between May 9, 2014, and May 8, 2015, you sexually penetrated Victim D by putting your finger into her vagina? Nassar appeared in a MI courtroom early Wednesday morning dressed in his jailhouse orange jumpsuit where he entered the pl...

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  • Three cups of coffee a day offers 'greatest benefit' to health
Three cups of coffee a day offers 'greatest benefit' to health

Although the review found that there was more benefit than harm from drinking coffee, the studies were not adjusted for important confounders, such as body mass index, smoking, age, alcohol use, income and education level. More studies would be needed to determine causation and not just correlation. The greatest benefit was seen for liver conditi...

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  • Dog Owners Live a Longer and Healthier Life According To Study
Dog Owners Live a Longer and Healthier Life According To Study

Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, finds a new Swedish study published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports . Those who owned mixed breed dogs had the highest risk of cardiovascular disease out of all dog owners. Study authors believe that this is mainly due to factors that can boost cardi...

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  • Clinton: Threat Of Special Counsel For Uranium Deal Is 'Politicization' Of DOJ
Clinton: Threat Of Special Counsel For Uranium Deal Is 'Politicization' Of DOJ

He and others have pointed to some of the investors in the deal and their ties to former President Bill Clinton and his foundation. Many Fox News personalities are doubling down on their advocacy for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the made-up " Uranium One scandal", in spite of the fact that anchor Shepard Smith emphati...

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  • 'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It
'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

Although the sensor can alert caregivers, the makers of Abilify, Japan-based Otsuka Pharmaceutical, said it is unclear whether the tracking device will actually help improve patients' ability to take their medication daily as prescribed. It is also not approved for use in pediatric patients, and may increase suicidal thinking and behavior in chil...

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  • Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack
Congratulations, Sex Probably Won't Give You a Heart Attack

Previous research has already found a link between sex and minor cardiac events, so this new paper adds to the understanding of how sexual activity could be linked to serious heart problems. Cardiac arrest results in more than 300,000 deaths each year in the US alone, the researchers say. This was slightly higher than the 27 per cent of non-sex t...

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