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Immunizations A Priority During National Influenza Week

Even with vaccine effectiveness in the range of 30 to 60 percent, flu vaccination prevents millions of illnesses and tens of thousands of flu-related hospitalizations each year. It gives me no joy at all to announce this, but flu season is offici...

Missing Florida teen found safe in NY, officials say

The pair was spotted at 4 p.m. Friday by a State Police investigator, Todd Grant, who recognized Rodriguez's red Mercury sedan and its Florida license plates. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will hold a press conference on Monday, at 2pm with ad...

NC Police: Missing three-year-old girl is believed to be dead

Investigators have charged him with concealing death, obstruction of justice and other charges. The girl's mother made tearful pleas for her daughter in the days after she disappeared sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. The FBI was ...

Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death

Drinking more than four cups a day during pregnancy increases risks of low birth weight , pre-term birth and stillbirth, the review says. However, Eliseo Guallar of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health said , "Doctors should no...

Trump to Play Golf With Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

This is his 80th presumed round of golf as President. This is not the first time Woods has played golf with Trump. "Then back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing even more jobs and companies back to the US!", he added. "The President and Tiger Wo...

Southern California will be roasting on Thanksgiving Day

He said a ridge of high pressure is to blame for the warmer weather, and while the Valley is supposed to be cooling down, temperatures will still be higher than usual. The average high temperatures for that time of the year range from the lows 30s to...

United States reduces softwood lumber duties for all but two Canadian producers

The weighted average tariffs levied by the Trump administration consist of 14.25 per cent for countervailing duties and 6.58 per cent for anti-dumping levies. The lumber duties are "unjust and punitive" and Canada will continue to push back against A...

Japanese Companies Give Non-Smokers 6 Days Extra Leave. Boss, Are You Listening?

After hearing about the complaint, the company's CEO, Takao Asuka, made a decision to give nonsmoking employees time off to compensate. Still, in addition to Piala, some private Japanese companies are taking it upon themselves to curb smoking rates...

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

The recalled units were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, The Home Depot, Walmart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers for between $12 and $50; one model ...

Study shows North Atlantic wind farms could power the whole world

Wind speeds on the ocean can be as much as 70% higher than on land. "The question was, is there something about the atmosphere or the ocean that allows it to bring down more wind energy to wind farms?" However, it would enable people to access ...

Politics Are Making Puerto Rico's Problems Harder

As the crisis continues with many residents still seeking access to food, electricity, medicine and water, many celebrities, including Lin-Manuel Miranda , Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull , have also urged swift action to aid Puerto Rico . A governme...

Trump Finally Grants Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". Those on the ground say displaced people are gathering in droves around available cell towers, their phones held to the sky, hoping for a few bars of service. And House Spe...

Trump Finally Grants Shipping Waiver For Puerto Rico

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". Those on the ground say displaced people are gathering in droves around available cell towers, their phones held to the sky, hoping for a few bars of service. And House Spe...

'Big decisions' needed on rebuilding Puerto Rico, Donald Trump says

The White House authorized the waiver, revealing it in a tweet , naturally. She also said the death toll had been low for a storm the size of Hurricane Maria . When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story. "We seem to be losi...

San Juan Mayor: This Is A 'People Are Dying' Story

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that "food and water [were] on site". "This is a "people are dying" story", she said in disbelief. State troopers boarded a Delta plane September 29 for their Hurricane Relief mission in Puerto Rico .

Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape. Pitbull has been using his private plane to evacuate cancer patient...

Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again t...

Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have begun at least four days earlier. On Wednesday, Trump suggested again t...

White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines and cell towers down, the lack of electricity and communication has ma...

Energy and gene editing could be sticking points for German coalition

Shouting slogans such as "All Berlin hates the AfD!" and " Nazi pigs!", the demonstrators gathered outside a building in Germany's capital where the anti-immigrant party's leaders were celebrating winning an estimated 13.1 percent of the votes i...

Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues including migration, energy, taxation and Europe. The Social Democratic P...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the AfD and its presence in the German parliament will undoubtedly have i...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the AfD and its presence in the German parliament will undoubtedly have i...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the AfD and its presence in the German parliament will undoubtedly have i...

Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had b...

Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, she also quickly pointed out that the main goals of the parties had b...

With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she meant to hold talks with rival Social Democrats, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Germany's Greens to discuss options for a stable coalition government. The new parliament's "council of elders" must ...

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago. One of the most prominent figures in the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD ) party said on Tuesday she plans to...

What's Next for the Bundestag, Merkel and Germany's Security Policies?

Merkel's conservatives won 33 per cent of the vote, down 8.5 points from last time, while coalition partner the Social Democrats also lost ground heavily and announced it wouldn't be part of the next government. Sounding much like Donald Trump, the...

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest at Georgetown Law

In a speech at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Mr Sessions heavily criticised educational institutions that ban controversial speakers. Paulson said. In it, the school justified its decision to rescind invitations from student...

US Considering Shooting Down Any Missiles From North Korea, Reports Claim

Most experts believe that a military strike on North Korea would invite a devastating response from Pyongyang. Four American fighter jets and two B-1 bombers were joined by the South Korean Air Force on Monday for the first training flights sin...

Commuters head back to work; 2 men in custody following London attack

Providing detectives make evidential progress, both suspects could be held for up to a fortnight before they have to be charged or released. Britain's terror threat level remains at "critical" - the highest level - meaning that authorities believe ...

Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence

Modi's first bilateral visit here comes at a time when the Myanmarese government led by Nobel laureate Suu Kyi is facing global pressure over the 125,000 Rohingya Muslims that have poured into Bangladesh in just two weeks after Myanmar's military...

Recently unearthed video reveals Kim Kardashian was a major Taylor Swift fan

It appears she is taking a swing at Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery by sitting in a bath filled with jewels and making a gun barrel shape with her fingers. In the video, the interviewer asks Kardashian, "What's the number one song on your iPod?" ...

Novartis gene therapy approval signals new cancer treatment era

Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said in a statement . About 85% of children who were treated with Kymriah achieved remission for five years, if not longer. The FDA's move to approve the vehicle T-cell...

Second confirmed human case of West Nile virus in the area

Are there infected mosquitos flying around? The virus causes flu-like symptoms in humans, but in rare cases, inflammation of the brain and spinal column can cause permanent disability or death. In most cases people won't become sick. Health offic...

Are you depressed? Google it

In a partnership between Google and the National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI ), American Google users who search for "clinical depression " on tablets and smartphones will receive a five-minute quiz that checks for clinical depression ...

Cardiovascular Death Risk Significantly Higher with Marijuana Use

A study has shown that the risk of death from hypertension (also known as high blood pressure) is higher for cannabis users than for non-users - and is even higher than for those who smoke cigarettes. Eleven and a half years was the average duratio...

Ohio's tax-free weekend: What you need to know

Jefferson County will not charge its 1.625 percent sales tax, and Arnold, Kimmswick, Herculaneum and Hillsboro won't collect sales tax on back-to-school items during the holiday. Computers return to this year's list after being left out of a 2016 ta...

FDA announces plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

British American Tobacco shares fell as much as 11 per cent while Altria fell as much as 16 per cent. It also gives the FDA more time to establish the means for regulating e-cigarettes. US smoking rates have been falling for decades. Under the pro...

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Energy and gene editing could be sticking points for German coalition

Shouting slogans such as "All Berlin hates the AfD!" and " Nazi pigs!", the demonstrators gathered outside a building in Germany's capital where the anti-immigrant party's lea...

Trump relaxes barriers to Puerto Rico storm aid

Critics say the law makes shipments to places such as Hawaii and Puerto Rico more expensive. 'The electrical grid and other infrastructure were already in very, very poor shape...

White House's slow response to aid Puerto Rico a disgrace

MORE: Stars lend personal jets for Puerto Rico hurricane reliefThe first leg of their flight takes them to Miami. Trump administration officials say with most power lines ...

Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, s...

Prominent German nationalist to leave anti-immigrant AfD party

Merkel's conservative CDU-CSU bloc has begun coalition talks with the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the Greens but the parties have different views on a range of issues inc...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the...

Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have b...

Central Florida leaders working to create reception center for displaced Puerto Ricans

Russel Honore, highly lauded for commanding the military response after another big storm, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, said the military deployments to Puerto Rico should have b...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the...

After Shocking Election Victory, Far-Right German Party Reassures Jews

Indeed, Merkel is counting on the Greens as well as the economically liberal Free Democratic Party (Act's equivalent) to form her next coalition. The unprecedented victory of the...

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Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Lesson from the German Elections: Voters See Through the 'Equality' Scam

Despite Angela Merkel's conservative party seeing its worst election showing for 70 years, the former physical chemist is set to lead Germany for another four years. However, s...

With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she meant to hold talks with rival Social Democrats, the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Germany's Greens to discuss options for a stab...

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

What the Big Jolt to Germany's Merkel Means to US, Russia, Greece

Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and Donald Trump a year ago . One of the most prominent figures in the nationali...

What's Next for the Bundestag, Merkel and Germany's Security Policies?

What's Next for the Bundestag, Merkel and Germany's Security Policies?

Merkel's conservatives won 33 per cent of the vote, down 8.5 points from last time, while coalition partner the Social Democrats also lost ground heavily and announced it wouldn'...

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest at Georgetown Law

Jeff Sessions Is Met With Protest at Georgetown Law

In a speech at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, Mr Sessions heavily criticised educational institutions that ban controversial speakers. Paulson said. In it,...