• USF football player in stable condition after shooting
USF football player in stable condition after shooting

Childs has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault and a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession. "I had a chance to speak with him", Strong said, according to the Tampa Bay Times . The release says Childs had been tailgating Jovanni Jimenez about a mile from the USF campus on Saturday night. The statement added no one els...

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  • Girl badly burned by homemade slime
Girl badly burned by homemade slime

Quinn, who has missed a week of school due to her bandaged hands, is expected to make a full recovery. "I woke up in the middle of the night and my hands were just all wet and they were sticking together and they were blistered, " Kathleen said on TODAY.

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  • Saratoga County ranked as the
Saratoga County ranked as the "healthiest" county in New York State

In health outcomes , Travis County from ninth overall in 2016 to fifth this year . Madison County's high school graduation rate is 83 percent, one percentage point down from in 2016, according to the rankings . "We continue to show strong health outcomes ". Erie County comes in at No. 50 overall on the 2017 list of New York's 62 counties, but ...

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"Pizzagate" DC shooter pleads guilty to weapons-related charges

Months after a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton's involvement in a child trafficking ring out of a Washington , D.C., pizzeria blew up from a very fake news story to a real-life shooting, fringe right-wing media outlet Infowars is apologizing for its role in spreading the completely false narrative.

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  • Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational Use
Public Hearing For Proposal To Legalize Pot For Recreational Use

Bills introduced in both chambers of the IL legislature this week seek to make it legal for adults (21 and over) to possess, grow, and purchase up to 28 grams of marijuana. Sen. Steans also wants to explore the issue of marijuana as an alternative to opioids for pain management. Purchases would have a sales tax of six-and-a-quarter percent.

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  • Insider Trading at Sears Holdings Corp?
Insider Trading at Sears Holdings Corp?

Lampert, a hedge fund manager who is also Sears's biggest investor, aims to reduce debt and pension obligations by $1.5 billion. Similarly, its revenue of $310.43 million came in above expectations by $12.01 million. Sears has disclosed it may not be able to continue as a going concern despite a turnaround effort that has included selling stores an...

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  • Teenager 'sexually assaulted on Facebook Live'
Teenager 'sexually assaulted on Facebook Live'

Sunday, but her mother feared she might be in danger after seeing her daughter in a "disgusting" Facebook Live video. She said her daughter appeared to be scared, and the men were acting abusive toward the teen. Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that several people had viewed the video on social media but did not notify police. Guglielmi said Joh...

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  • 'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend

The remake also nabbed several other less notable distinctions, including the highest opening for a Disney animated to mostly-live-action conversion and seventh highest domestic opening weekend ever (just passing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and its $ 169 million debut in 2011).

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  • Interpol Lists Four North Koreans Wanted in Kim Murder: Malaysian Police
Interpol Lists Four North Koreans Wanted in Kim Murder: Malaysian Police

Police requested Interpol's help to apprehend the suspects last month. The event, held at the As-Salam Mosque in the embassy complex, ended with the reading of a special prayer for the safety of 11 Malaysians, including three officers of the Malaysian Embassy in Pyongyang, who are now stranded there after the North Korean government banned all Ma...

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  • Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill
Republican Governors Came Out Against the GOP Health Care Bill

A copy of the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan was provided to The Associated Press. "We made certain changes but frankly very little", he said. Mark Sanford of SC and Dave Brat of Virginia, have been very vocal about their problems with the bill. Moderates like Rep. Charlie Dent, a Republican from Pe...

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  • This one basket of strawberries contained 20 different pesticides
This one basket of strawberries contained 20 different pesticides

EWG's annual update of its "Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce " - which is based on an analysis of tests run by the US Department of Agriculture - found that the most contaminated sample of strawberries had a whopping 20 different pesticides.

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  • Americans having less sex than they once did, study finds
Americans having less sex than they once did, study finds

Meanwhile, Baby Boomers had an average of 11 partners by the time they were 45. An annual survey of 26,000 people showed a drop-off in sex in the years 2010 through 2014 compared to a decade earlier. It emphasizes the right frequency is one that satisfies both partners. Age is also an important factor. Smartphone apps and internet dating has ma...

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  • Subway defends its chicken
Subway defends its chicken

CBC's " Marketplace " news program recently had a DNA lab analyze chicken products from multiple fast food chains. Last week, Subway told the CBC that Subway Canada "cannot confirm the veracity of the results of the lab testing you had conducted".

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  • Infant in Halifax County Dies From Flu Complications
Infant in Halifax County Dies From Flu Complications

During the following season (2013-2014), when H1N1 viruses dominated and the standard-dose vaccine had better effectiveness than the previous season, the high-dose vaccine was not significantly better at preventing deaths among the Medicare patients studied.

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  • Colorectal Cancer Rising Among Younger Adults
Colorectal Cancer Rising Among Younger Adults

An alarming three in ten rectal cancer diagnoses are now in patients below the age of 55. The scientists behind the study hope that by increasing awareness, the recommended age will be reconsidered. In general, rectal cancer rates in adults age 55 and older have been declining for the past four decades. So Dr Siegel and colleagues used a computer...

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  • 1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015 — CDC
1 in 4 fatal drug overdoses linked to heroin in 2015 — CDC

In 2015, that number increased more than fourfold to 12,989 heroin-related overdose deaths, according to aReuters report citing data from the NCHS. The states with the highest rates were: West Virginia, with 41.5 per 100,000; New Hampshire, with 34.3; and Kentucky and OH each with 29.9. When compared to the national total of drug deaths in th...

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  • Talks with Netanyahu constructive, says Australian leader
Talks with Netanyahu constructive, says Australian leader

To the extent wheeler-dealer Trump was presenting a coherent policy during his press conference, he was expressing exactly that kind of open-mindedness. "My government will not support one-sided resolutions criticizing Israel of the kind recently adopted by the UN Security Council and we deplore the boycott campaigns created to delegitimize" Israel...

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  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is linked to delayed brain development
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is linked to delayed brain development

Nevertheless, these did point to a number of brain differences in ADHD. They analyzed MRI data from 1,713 people with ADHD and 1,529 controls ranging in age from 4 to 63 years. Despite the large numbers of participants of all ages, the study was not created to investigate how ADHD might develop over a person's lifetime. The differences in brai...

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  • Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho
Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho

The eight new deaths were reported between February 5 and February 11, bringing the total to 32 deaths for the season, which began officially on October 2 previous year, according to the North Carolina Division of Public Health. The Shelby County Health Department also wants to remind people to wash their hands often and stay home if they are feeli...

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  • Jakarta election heads for second round as Ahok holds narrow lead
Jakarta election heads for second round as Ahok holds narrow lead

Numerous 7.1 million residents eligible to vote posted photos on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram, displaying ink-stained fingers to show they had cast ballots. They attended the latest anti-Ahok protest - a prayer rally at the Istiqlal Mosque on Saturday, and even reiterated the claim that Muslims shouldn't have non-Muslim leaders.

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  • Protesters flock to Livonia Planned Parenthood
Protesters flock to Livonia Planned Parenthood

Some of the demonstrations were met with counter-protests by Planned Parenthood supporters. Tiffany Harms, spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, said the opposition's use of the word "defunding" is a misnomer.

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  • PM Modi likes peeping into bathrooms: Rahul Gandhi
PM Modi likes peeping into bathrooms: Rahul Gandhi

In a joint press conference with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in Lucknow earlier in the day, Gandhi said, "The Prime Minister only enjoys sitting in front of Google and peeping into other people's bathroom". Three years ago, the BJP won a stunning victory in the state during national elections, helping it get the biggest parliament...

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  • World Cup Preparation Is Costing Qatar $500 Million Per Week
World Cup Preparation Is Costing Qatar $500 Million Per Week

More than US$200 billion (€187 billion) will be spent in total in preparation for 2022. The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is reported to have cost $11bn (£8.8bn) to host, while Russian Federation increased government spending on the 2018 World Cup by $321m to $10.7bn.

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  • Planned Parenthood sets 'abortion quotas,' former employees say
Planned Parenthood sets 'abortion quotas,' former employees say

Do not weaken New Hampshire's or America's backbone for women's health care that affects all of us! Karl Eastlund, the chief executive officer of the Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, still keenly remembers being woken up by a 4 a.m.

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  • 'Dripping' new trend among teens who vape, researchers say
'Dripping' new trend among teens who vape, researchers say

It has grown in popularity because it produces a stronger hit, a thicker cloud of vapor, and increased taste. Dripping may expose users to higher levels of nicotine as well as to harmful non-nicotine toxins, like acetaldehyde and formaldehyde, which are carcinogens.

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  • February Go Red campaign brings awareness to women, heart disease
February Go Red campaign brings awareness to women, heart disease

Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. Everyone is encouraged to wear red that day. By going red, we remind women, and all of us, about the importance of taking care of our hearts. With over one in three women living with a form of cardiovascular disease, according to the AHA, almost half of those who are age 20 or over are black.

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  • Miss Universe participants represent their nations at National Costume Show
Miss Universe participants represent their nations at National Costume Show

Rob Goldstone, former journalist, publicist and global marketing director, said: "The new Miss Universe should be someone who uses this incredible platform for the good of humanity". The country hosted it for the first time in 1974 also a year after Margie Moran won the crown in 1973. "They are back & ready for anything!" These are among some...

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  • The Pro Bowl's Skill Competitions Were Surprisingly Fun
The Pro Bowl's Skill Competitions Were Surprisingly Fun

Next it was the Power Relay Challenge featuring a wall lift by Von Miller, a weight pull by Miller and Geno Atkins, a weight push with Miller, Atkins, and Joe Thomas, and a dash through a foam wall by Jay Ajayi. The marquee event of the evening was dodgeball , which the NFC once again dominated. This gave the NFC 1 point. But on the rare occasio...

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  • Roethlisberger Unsure of Return
Roethlisberger Unsure of Return

When asked if he's indeed coming back, Roethlisberger followed up with: "Like I said, I'm going to take some time and evaluate with my family and really do a lot of praying about it and make sure it's the right thing for my family". As Tomlin put it, "he is the most significant component in what it is we do". "We'll plan and react accordingly". A...

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  • Bank robber says rather be in jail that with wife
Bank robber says rather be in jail that with wife

An FBI agent says Ripple had argued with his wife earlier and told her in writing he'd 'rather be in jail than at home'. The elderly thief, who now faces 20 years in a federal lockup, strolled into Bank of Labor on Minnesota Avenue and passed a teller a note that read, " I have a gun, give me money ".

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  • Public health experts concerned over soaring flu cases
Public health experts concerned over soaring flu cases

Because flu is often underreported, Duchin said the likely number of deaths attritubed to complications from the flu, such as pneumonia, is probably considerably higher. When entering and leaving a patient's room, everyone should wash their hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand foam/gel. We asked Dr.

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  • Pro-golfer reportedly kills himself
Pro-golfer reportedly kills himself

Former South African pro golfer Wayne Westner shot and killed himself on Wednesday after allegedly holding his wife hostage at a Pennington, South Africa, residence, according to multiple published reports. Lieutenant Colonel Thilani Zwane, a spokesperson for the South African Police Service, confirmed the deceased was the 55-year-old golfer, who...

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  • Train derailment injures more than 100 in Brooklyn
Train derailment injures more than 100 in Brooklyn

An estimated 600 people were on the train when the crash occurred. The NTSB has not said whether that was a factor, but investigators in their preliminary report said the train was traveling at twice the posted speed limit. The train reportedly went up and over the block, knocking the wheels off the first vehicle and an axle off the rails. "It ...

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  • Keeping your fitness New Year's resolutions
Keeping your fitness New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are the flawless opportunity for all those who failed to start making the changes they said they would make. Birnbaum says people also make resolutions to lose weight for the wrong reasons. One day off is not a failure - it is just life. Keeping track of what you eat and how much you eat will also help shed pounds. Just i...

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  • BP winning bidder for Woolworths' fuel business
BP winning bidder for Woolworths' fuel business

BP also owns the Kwinana oil refinery in Western Australia state, and stakes in the active North West Shelf liquefied natural gas facility and proposed Browse gas-export venture. The purchase by BP represents a departure from the trend of recent years that's seen a smaller proportion of Australia's retail fuel operators being owned by major oil com...

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