• USA government shutdown: Republicans reap what they sow
USA government shutdown: Republicans reap what they sow

A rare Sunday session of the Senate yielded no agreement between Democrats and Republicans , with immigration one of the main sticking points. Republicans blamed the breakdown on Schumer, the Senate minority leader. Lawmakers are at odds over a range of defense spending issues, but a legislative fix for almost 800,000 undocumented young people ...

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  • Lassa fever kills three in SE Nigeria
Lassa fever kills three in SE Nigeria

And we are concerned about the speed of spread. Meanwhile, reacting to the outbreak of Lassa fever in parts of the country, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Professor Ebitimitula Etebu, said although there was no reported case of Lassa fever in the state, he assured residents that measures have been put in place to check its spread.

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  • Lack of spoof books knocks sales at WH Smith
Lack of spoof books knocks sales at WH Smith

The company will continue to focus on profitable growth, cash generation and investing in new opportunities, he said. WH Smith said the new airport stores it opened at Gatwick and Stansted during the period are "performing well". All ten are to be open by the spring. The high street business has felt the pinch of continuous squeeze in consu...

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  • Researchers confirm link between flu and heart attack
Researchers confirm link between flu and heart attack

The findings have reinforced the need for those at high risk to be immunised. To conduct the study , researchers looked at nearly 20,000 adult cases of laboratory-confirmed influenza infections from 2009 to 2014 and identified 332 patients who were hospitalized for a heart attack within one year before and one year after their flu diagnosis...

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  • Reviewing the Insider Trends for Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)
Reviewing the Insider Trends for Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in PAYX . It also increased its holding in Nicolet Nat'l Bankshares by 26,789 shares in the quarter, for a total of 36,079 shares, and has risen its stake in Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ:ECHO).

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  • Vaping can drive teenagers to smoking, study says
Vaping can drive teenagers to smoking, study says

Eaton said that in certain circumstances - such as when teens use them and become addicted to nicotine - e-cigarettes' "adverse effects clearly warrant concern". The report tells that e-cigarettes are actually a way to keep the youngsters away from all those products which can be a reason for cancer. They contain fewer numbers and lower levels of t...

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  • Dog bites man, then man bites dog
Dog bites man, then man bites dog

And it happened in New Hampshire. People say a man tried to evade arrest by hiding under a pile of clothes when a police dog sniffed him out. "He bit the dog, the dog bit him, he ended up getting tasered", Lt. "If you get into a biting competition with a police dog, you're not going to win", he said. That suspect ignored commands to come out both f...

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  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 1,945 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $108,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:GPS). Victory Capital Mgmt owns 188,940 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NYSE:VZ). Moreover, Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com has 0.26% invested in Verizon Commun...

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  • 2 dead, 19 injured in shooting at Kentucky high school
2 dead, 19 injured in shooting at Kentucky high school

One of them had an arm wound, and another was shot in the chest and abdomen, the doctor said . The suspect on Tuesday entered a common area at the school, pulled out a handgun and began firing at students, state police said in a statement .

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  • Malayalam actor Sreenivasan hospitalised due to stroke
Malayalam actor Sreenivasan hospitalised due to stroke

Earlier, the hospital PRO had said that Sreenivasan was diagnosed with a stroke. The hospital's spokespoerson confirmed the news and told media persons that he is still under observation in the ICU and his condition is stable at the moment.

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  • Firefox 58 released with speedier WebAssembly compiler
Firefox 58 released with speedier WebAssembly compiler

The original feature itself launched over two years ago in Private Mode. With Firefox 58, users can have this option enabled even in the normal browsing mode. Improved bookmarking and Progress Web Apps (PWA) Support have also been included in the update for Firefox on Android smartphones. Android users gain support for Progressive Web Apps, allo...

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  • WWE Announces Plans for 2019 Royal Rumble
WWE Announces Plans for 2019 Royal Rumble

They also mentioned that with Asuka dominating the other ladies on Raw , it most likely means she won't win the Royal Rumble as WWE usually doesn't reveal the outcomes of their matches in that manner. WWE Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan made the fight official, while commissioner Shane McMahon announced that Zayn could not be aro...

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  • World first cloned monkeys born in China
World first cloned monkeys born in China

Chinese scientists have announced the successful creation of two cloned monkeys , representing a major advance in cloning practice and potentially opening the way for a revolution in animal-model lab research. The breakthrough, the researchers said, was in reprogramming the donor nuclei. Since Dolly the sheep was successfully cloned from an ad...

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  • Obasanjo's Open Letter: Give Us Time To Study It - APC
Obasanjo's Open Letter: Give Us Time To Study It - APC

Nigeria's opposition party, the People's Democratic Party, has rejected the call for a coalition to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress from power in 2019. However, Obasanjo and Buhari are like accuser & the accused, two of them are analogue and they do not represent the Nigeria of today. According to him, Nigeria must be good at home...

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  • United Kingdom 'not a vassal state': Brexit minister forced to defend transition deal
United Kingdom 'not a vassal state': Brexit minister forced to defend transition deal

Mr Rees-Mogg said: "It's hard to think of any precedent in the world where an independent nation has taken the judgments of a foreign court as its superior and immediate law without having any judge on that court". "We may well be involved in scientific research issues, for example, where we will make a contribution, Erasmus, things like that. Wh...

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  • Equalities MP seeks tougher laws after women 'groped' at charity gala
Equalities MP seeks tougher laws after women 'groped' at charity gala

Dalton Leong, CEO of the Children's Trust, told BuzzFeed News: "We were shocked by the allegations regarding The Presidents Club Charity Dinner". A Labour MP, Christian Matheson, said police should even consider investigating allegations of indecent exposure and sexual assault at the event at London's Dorchester Hotel.

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  • New report finds Florida trailing in reducing tobacco use
New report finds Florida trailing in reducing tobacco use

Arkansas receives $282,000,000 from tobacco settlement payments and tobacco taxes, and should use more of these funds to help prevent tobacco use and help smokers quit. "Tobacco use is a serious addiction, and the fact that 22 percent of adults and 30 percent of high school students in South Dakota use tobacco highlights how much work remains to b...

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  • Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs
Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs

The good news, however, is that cases of the influenza can be prevented if pet owners take a little precaution. "Dogs are what they eat as well so when they eat healthy they're a healthier pet". Testing to confirm H3N8 and H3N2 canine influenza virus infection in dogs is available. Can canine influenza viruses infect humans? Also, in order to...

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  • Young women in Dorset are being urged to go for smear tests
Young women in Dorset are being urged to go for smear tests

West Ham United Ladies have issued a rallying cry for women to attend their smear test during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, which started on Monday. For more information about cervical cancer and the NHS cervical screening programme, visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/cancer-of-the-cervix. "So at the moment I think it is something that is really impo...

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  • Indiana Senate panel delays vote on hate crime bill
Indiana Senate panel delays vote on hate crime bill

The bill now goes to the House for consideration. Both bills would make it legal for stores to sell carryout alcoholic beverages between Noon and 8 p.m. Similar bills have stalled in recent years. But Republican legislative leaders say now's the time to act. Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, would allow liquor stores, grocery stores, convenience stores ...

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  • Time to Reconsider Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) After Touching All Time High?
Time to Reconsider Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) After Touching All Time High?

The stock increased 1.67% or $22.22 during the last trading session, reaching $1349.53. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Leavell Investment Management Inc. SunTrust maintained AbbVie Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Friday, April 1. The balance sheet health of any company plays a key role in its ability to meet its obli...

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  • USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announces resignation of executive leadership
USA Gymnastics Board of Directors announces resignation of executive leadership

The moves indicate continued tumult at the sport's governing body as the sentencing hearing continues for former team doctor Larry Nassar , who has admitted to the sexual assault of minors under his care. Many have clamored for a complete overhaul of the board at USA Gymnastics , but until Monday, only former USA Gymnastics President Ste...

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  • Clarets snap up Lennon from Everton
Clarets snap up Lennon from Everton

Lennon had joined the Merseyside club from Tottenham in September 2015, following an initial three-month loan spell towards the end of the previous season. They deserve to be where they are. Burnley is enjoying its best season since the 1970s, now in eighth place to exceed expectations in its second season back in the top flight.

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  • ILO revises upwards India unemployment rate
ILO revises upwards India unemployment rate

The ILO reports that unemployment in wealthier countries is expected to drop to 5.5 percent this year, the lowest rate since 2007. The report says the global economy grew 3.6 per cent in 2017, after hitting a six-year low of 3.2 per cent in 2016.

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  • Donald Trump making heroic efforts to combat towards abortion
Donald Trump making heroic efforts to combat towards abortion

President Trump also defunded the United Nations Population Fund. There are policies backed with data that greatly reduce abortions. "Do you know why the pro-life movement is on the rise?" A group of more than 200 Benedictine College students made the trip from Atchison, Kansas, - including members of the school's marching band, who formed a ...

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