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Kavanaugh heard his first arguments on Tuesday as a Supreme Court justice, following one of the most contentious confirmation processes in the country's history. And other Democrats warned the intensity of the protests will spill over into the November elections. "We wish you a long and happy career in our common calling", Roberts said.
  • Record number of STDs diagnosed in United States a year ago

    Record number of STDs diagnosed in United States a year ago

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    Diseases have seen a year-on-year rise for the last four, topping the record high set in 2016 by 200,000 to reach the 2.3 million mark in the US. "Sadly, it's not a surprising trend", said Rob Stephenson, a professor and director of the Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities at the University of MI in Ann Arbor, who was not involved in the new CDC research.
  • War hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died

    War hero and presidential candidate John McCain has died

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    McCain spent the past year undergoing cancer treatment, but his family said Friday that he would discontinue that treatment. "No person this century better exemplifies the great qualities of patriotism than John McCain ", said Mitt Romney, former MA governor and Republican candidate for Hatch's seat.
  • CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

    CDC studying measles outbreak in NC, other states

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    In 2017 alone, there were 118 reported cases of measles. "Widespread use of the measles vaccine has led to a greater than 99 percent reduction in measles cases compared with the pre-vaccine era", the CDC said. The rash has a particular name: "morbilliform", meaning "measles-like", and begins as flat red spots or bumps which come together in large reddish areas.
  • West Nile virus found in mosquitoes trapped in Mitchell, health unit says

    West Nile virus found in mosquitoes trapped in Mitchell, health unit says

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    One of the best ways to prevent mosquito breeding and the spread of mosquito-borne viruses is to get rid of standing water around the home and in the yard. This season, mosquito samples have tested positive for WNV in the cities of Addison, Balch Springs, Coppell, Dallas, Desoto, Garland, Highland Park, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Rowlett, and University Park.
  • Campus community urged to take precautions to avoid West Nile virus

    Campus community urged to take precautions to avoid West Nile virus

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    West Nile, which is spread by the infected mosquitoes , doesn't cause symptoms in most people, but those who do become sick may contract a fever or experience a more severe infection in their brain or spinal cord. "By eliminating places for mosquitoes to lay eggs, using insect repellent and other protective measures, and targeted use of pesticides, we can all make sure Pennsylvanians are protected".
  • National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

    National Hot Dog Day 2018: The deals on Staten Island

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    The Nostalgia Electrics Retro Series Pop-Up Hot Dog Toaster is on sale for $15.44 (down from $22) at Walmart. Offers and participation can vary by location and unless otherwise noted these deals are only available July 18. You must be a member of My Hwy 55 Rewards Program . Hot Dog on a Stick : This chain is celebrating National Hot Dog Day on July 23, according to a news release.
  • US Stance on Breastfeeding Resolution Questioned

    US Stance on Breastfeeding Resolution Questioned

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    President Donald Trump went after the New York Times today over a report on the United States' opposition to a U.N. resolution on breast-feeding. The main concern isn't whether breastfeeding should be supplemented with formula, but what happens when formula becomes a substitute for breast milk entirely.
  • Trump teases big reveal of Supreme Court nominee tonight

    Trump teases big reveal of Supreme Court nominee tonight

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    Bush as evidence he is a more establishment choice. According to the New York Times , Trump "found him likable but comparatively tiresome". "She has made clear - as she said to the president in person two weeks ago - that she considers fully vetting Supreme Court nominees one of the most important jobs of any USA senator, and she plans to fulfill that critical duty", the spokesperson added.
  • Multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 people

    Multi-state salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon sickens 60 people

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    Caito Foods Indianapolis Service Center and Fresh Cut facility is located at 3120 N. Post Road. The individuals who became ill said they ate pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon or a fruit salad mix that contained melon. Currently, the outbreak is limited to five states in the Midwest, with 32 of the 60 cases in MI. The CDC estimates salmonella causes 1.2 million illnesses a year, with 450 of those resulting in death.
  • New Study Suggests Chemotherapy not Needed to Treat Breast Cancer

    New Study Suggests Chemotherapy not Needed to Treat Breast Cancer

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    The breast cancer study cast doubt on chemo's necessity in treating women in early stages of the disease where it has not spread to lymph nodes, it is hormone-positive and it is not the type that the drug Herceptin targets. "Therefore they should get the chemotherapy along with hormonal treatment". In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the US, along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer .
  • As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims

    As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims

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    Amid the outbreak of Nipah virus in the state, the Kerala government has asked travellers to avoid visiting four northern districts of the state - Kozhikode , Malappuram, Wayanad and Kannur. The natural host of the virus is fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family, Pteropus genus . According to experts, Nipah Virus is an airborne transmission infection and can spread quickly who come in direct contact with contaminated bodies.
  • FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

    FDA Warns Infant Teething Medications Are Unsafe

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    In addition, the FDA has asked manufacturers of OTC benzocaine-containing oral drug products to make changes to the labeling with regard to use in adults and children over the age of 2. The FDA also outlined these safety concerns in letters that the agency sent to manufacturers of these products. Inc., makers of this product based in New Jersey yesterday, they would stop the further production of the four different Orajel teething brands as well as Orajel Medicated Teething Swabs.
  • Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance

    Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance

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    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly had ordered changes to the clearance system after a top aide - Rob Porter - worked for months without full clearance because of allegations he abused both his former wives. Like the president, Kushner was previously a wealthy real estate magnate and headed up his family's company. His financial situation has since improved markedly.
  • Hughes: Southampton weren't going to be 'messed about'

    Hughes: Southampton weren't going to be 'messed about'

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    This morning the club tweeted an image of an online review for Swansea Marriott Hotel captioned 'Just some feedback...', which read: 'Had been due to stay here for an extremely important business trip, only to have our reservation cancelled 24 hours before arrival, due to an apparent virus outbreak.
  • Senators Force A Vote That May Ultimately Reverse FCC, Restore Net Neutrality

    Senators Force A Vote That May Ultimately Reverse FCC, Restore Net Neutrality

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    Ed Markey , D-Mass., filed a petition Wednesday to force a vote under the Congressional Review Act , a rule allowing Congress to overturn recent rules from government agencies. "Now, on June 11, these unnecessary and harmful internet regulations will be repealed and the bipartisan , light-touch approach that served the online world well for almost 20 years will be restored", Ajit Pai , chairman of the FCC , said in a statement Thursday.
  • Don Blankenship Reminds Voters That Trump Got It Wrong On Roy Moore

    Don Blankenship Reminds Voters That Trump Got It Wrong On Roy Moore

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    Of course. Screw what's right, it's only about hanging on to power. "This thing has been going on within the Republican Party for some time and it resulted in Trump", he said . But when you can do a lot of ads over a long period of time, you may be able to convince people that your motivations are a little bit difference. He explicitly referenced the race at the end of the event , as he asked the audience to cheer for Jenkins or Morrisey in a demonstration of how the crowd planned to vote ...
  • 17 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

    17 women affected by CervicalCheck controversy have died

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    Mr Harris said this evening: "Whilst I had previously been advised, and it had been commonly understood that CervicalCheck clinical audit covered all cases notified to the National Cancer Registry, I have been informed this afternoon that this is not the case".
  • San Jose Sharks get chomped by Las Vegas Golden Knights in overtime

    San Jose Sharks get chomped by Las Vegas Golden Knights in overtime

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    Marc-Andre Fleury has stopped 31-of-32 shots faced through two periods, keeping the Golden Knights in the game until they found their offense. Fleury was impossible to solve, as he has been in these playoffs so many times . Before the goal could even be announced over the loud speakers at SAP Center, Reilly Smith scored the Golden Knights' third straight goal to give Vegas a two-goal lead entering the final period.
  • Wall Street braced for plummeting sales of Apple iPhone X

    Wall Street braced for plummeting sales of Apple iPhone X

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    When Apple reports its latest quarterly earnings on Tuesday, the world's most valuable company is expected to reveal revenues of about $61 billion, after selling an estimated 54 million iPhones in the three months to March. Analysts are cutting their sales forecasts, sometimes drastically. There is also concerns over the price Apple is paying for components. Most 3D features can easily be replaced with a simple touch-and-hold method, or long-pressing as it's more commonly called.