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McCauley acknowledged, "it was a quid pro quo; I don't deny it". FBI records said that Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy tried to convince the FBI that one e-mail on Clinton's private server should not be classified 'secret.' In return, one FBI official said, the State Department offered to help the FBI with its request to add agents in Iraq.
  • More people arrested for marijuana 'than all violent crimes combined'

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    One reason there are so many people in Texas with life sentences for drug possession is that the state has habitual-offender laws. Alternatives to incarceration like probation also come with extreme conditions ― like frequent meetings at far-off locations during work hours ― leaving many defendants to feel that they're set up to fail and may be better off serving jail time.
  • FDA Warns on Cardiac Surgery Heater-Cooler Device

    FDA Warns on Cardiac Surgery Heater-Cooler Device

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    While these infections can be severe, and some patients in this investigation have died, it is unclear whether the infection was a direct cause of death. They say that health care facilities should stop using any heater-cooler devices or accessories infected with the bacteria. The bacteria, Mycobacterium chimaera , is commonly found in soil and water and does not cause illness in most healthy people.
  • Florida IDs new Miami neighborhood as Zika zone

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    The Zika virus is now affecting more than one thousand Floridians, and public health officials worry the mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted illness will continue to spread. To date, Florida has sent about $512,000 to Miami-Dade, which had expected to spend about $10 million through September 30 on aerial spraying and other mosquito control efforts, including property inspections and public education campaigns.
  • WHO Urges Countries to Raise Taxes on Sugary Drinks

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    Policies that lead to at least a 20 per cent increase in the retail price of such drinks would result in "proportional reductions" in consumption, the new paper said. The WHO cited the steady rise of diabetes as a primary reason for a sugary drink tax. The findings include: "Subsidies for fresh fruits and vegetables that reduce prices by 10-30 percent can increase fruit and vegetable consumption".
  • Don't get caught by the flu bug this year

    Don't get caught by the flu bug this year

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    Children aged 2, 3 and 4 can now get the vaccination from their GP. There are multiple ways to receive the flu vaccine; one is a shot , known as the inactivated influenza vaccine, while the other is a nasal spray, know as live attenuated influenza vaccine.
  • High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk

    High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk

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    He added: "The suggestion is that feeling dizzy, which results from a fall in blood pressure, may interfere with the circulation of blood round the brain and that over time, this causes damage which may contribute to dementia". "The SPRINT-MIND trial, a new study that is created to evaluate the role of treating high blood pressure relative to cognitive impairment, may provide answers to some of the outstanding questions about treating high blood pressure relative to reducing the risk of ...
  • Affluent girls are more likely to become obese than boys

    Affluent girls are more likely to become obese than boys

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    Meanwhile, it has also been revealed overweight or obese contributes to about 18,100 cases of cancer every year in the United Kingdom - as an unhealthy weight is linked to 13 types of cancer including bowel, breast and pancreatic. The HPA suggests approaching the issues of childhood obesity from three aspects - healthy diet, regular exercise and abundant sleep. She began a diet to reduce her weight from 13 stone after her pants burst at the seams while she was at a soft play centre with her ...
  • Beauty vlogger James Charles is CoverGirl's first male spokesperson

    Beauty vlogger James Charles is CoverGirl's first male spokesperson

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    James Charles , a makeup expert and general trailblazer, will begin his career with CoverGirl as the face behind its new mascara launch called " So Lashy! ". The announcement came in classic millennial fashion, with multiple selfie videos and photos posted on Katy Perry's , CoverGirl's and James Charles' Instagram accounts.
  • UCLA, Arizona State meet to stay in Pac-12 South race

    UCLA, Arizona State meet to stay in Pac-12 South race

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    Arizona State's win a year ago at the Rose Bowl ended UCLA's ideal start to the season and sent the Bruins into a bit of a downward spiral. The sophomore injured his left leg against USC last week and Graham said on Friday that he will not play against UCLA.
  • Hillary Clinton Has Her Own 3 A.M. Tweets For Donald Trump

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    He then polled the crowd. She also said Mr Trump , who used to own the beauty pageant, called her "Miss Housekeeping" because of her Latina heritage. "The unfairness of the tax laws is unbelievable". The Times said the size of the loss could have allowed him to avoid federal taxes for almost two decades, an assertion his campaign neither confirmed nor disputed.
  • Texas Lawmakers Respond to Trump's 2005 Lewd Comments

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    The video was taped only months after Trump married his third wife, Melania. And in an unheard-of rebuke by a running mate, Gov. Mike Pence of in, the Republican vice-presidential candidate, declined to appear on Trump's behalf at a party gathering in Wisconsin and offered him something of an ultimatum Saturday afternoon.
  • Verona Police will sport pink accessories during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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    Nwobodo said that in one of the communities where the screening took place, three out of seven men screened for prostate had clear indication of early signs of prostate enlargement or cancer. In addition to the walk, any employee donations made to the American Cancer Society during the month of October will be matched by the company. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 231,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are diagnosed each year.
  • Albert Uresti raises Courage Flag for Breast Cancer Awareness

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    Komen. And breast cancer does not only affect women. The program has already garnered the support of several community partners, including Zero Breast Cancer of Marin, the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, Kaiser Permanente and Alex's Dry Cleaning, Piombo said.
  • Surgical strikes trigger BJP-Congress-AAP 'war'

    Surgical strikes trigger BJP-Congress-AAP 'war'

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    An unknown person on Tuesday evening threw ink on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Rajasthan's Bikaner district. "For very long we have heard that Arvind Kejriwal works for certain foreign agencies whose aim is to destabilise governments of developing nations and this video message of he leaves no doubt in mind of anybody about his being a part of an worldwide effort to destabilise Indian government and Army".
  • Rahul Gandhi made a joke of slain soldiers through his remark: BJP

    Rahul Gandhi made a joke of slain soldiers through his remark: BJP

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    He leaned on Pakistan's shoulder to shoot off a query to Prime Minister Modi, saying he should give a stinging rejoinder to Islamabad's persistent denial of any such strike. "In the past also, such strikes have been conducted by the Indian Army and the last strike was also the work of the armed forces", he added. The tweet, now deleted, said, "You've failed us big time Mr Kejriwal, for you petty political gains you can become headlines for Pakistani press".
  • Federal government: Mylan has been overcharging for EpiPens

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    When criticism began from lawmakers and consumers about the whopping price of the EpiPen, which rose about 550 percent over the past decade, Mylan announced that it would would launch a generic alternative at a 50 percent discount of the list price.
  • Hospital charges new mum $39.35 to hold her newborn baby

    Hospital charges new mum $39.35 to hold her newborn baby

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    The young father said he posted the bill because he found it amusing. But the story quickly gained steam: As of Wednesday, it had prompted over 11,600 comments from other users since being posted Monday evening and vaulted high up on the internet's "front page", (as Reddit calls itself) by more than 6000 upvotes.
  • Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Case Back in Court

    Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline Case Back in Court

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    Saying no to DAPL, the Dakota Access Pipeline, is what numerous signs protesters held said. "We do have a right to go and be on public access where these workers are going". Rorick said if the tribe or others wish to have discussions on tribal involvement in the federal pipeline permitting process, his organization welcomes the opportunity; but he believes the case against Dakota Access should be judged based on the permitting standards that were in place when the project was approved.
  • U.S. service member dies in Afghanistan

    U.S. service member dies in Afghanistan

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    USA special operations forces have been conducting counterterror operations with Afghan troops against Islamic State militants in Achin, Nangarhar province. There were no other USA or Afghan casualties in the incident. Khorasan is considered to be the Islamic State group's arm in the Afghanistan and Pakistan tribal region.
  • Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

    Millions may be skipping help with insurance bills

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    Consumers may be eligible if their incomes are between 100 and 400 percent of the federal poverty level (about $100,000 for a family of four). "They're eminently fixable problems in terms of strengthening the marketplace, improving the subsidies so more folks can get it, making sure everybody has Medicaid who was qualified under the original legislation, doing more on the cost containment", Obama said .
  • Jayalalithaa's health continues to improve: Apollo

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    Unfortunately it had gone viral on the social media. The press release further informed that she continues to improve and she has been advised further stay in the hospital. This is for the first time since she was admitted that the hospital has said she was being treated for infection. It also confirmed that Dr. Richard Beale from London had detailed discussion with the expert group of doctors who are treating her.
  • Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

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    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today issued the following statement after the Senate approved a measure to fund the federal government through December 9. The House amendment to the pending water-projects bill would later need to be reconciled with an existing Senate version with $220 million in funding.
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

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    However, the German government faces a delicate balancing act with a deeper crisis for Deutsche Bank potentially spilling over into its economy. Traders are now pricing in a 56 per cent chance of higher borrowing costs in December. Oil prices surged this week after the nations of OPEC, which collectively produce more than one-third of the world's oil , surprised investors with an agreement on a small cut in production.
  • Manager: I reprimanded Trump over Machado remarks

    Manager: I reprimanded Trump over Machado remarks

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    The Clinton campaign became aware of Machado after an Inside Edition interview in May, in which she said Trump called her " Miss Piggy ". And finally, "Did Crooked Hillary help disgusting (check out sex tape and past) Alicia M become a USA citizen so she could use her in debate?".
  • Knoxville walk to raise money for breast cancer research, patients

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    MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - La Vie en Rose is proud to announce that it will be contributing once again to the cause of breast cancer for October Breast Cancer Awareness month. He added that to cater the needs, Pink Ribbon was launching Pakistan's first dedicated breast cancer hospital and there was a need for support to build it.
  • South Australia battles second day of storms after blackout

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    In August 2003 in the USA state of OH, a single overloaded power line touched a tree limb and short-circuited. "Bring it on quickly or irresponsibly could result in another blackout in the system". However a BoM spokesman said the worst of the wild weather for the majority of Victoria had passed. Among the infrastructure physically damaged was th state's electricity interconnects to Victoria (and thence to the eastern states' grid).
  • Zika travel advisory issued for 11 Southeast Asia countries

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    TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty ImagesCambodian health officials collect mosquito larvae for testing in effects to stem any outbreak of the Zika virus in Phnom Penh on February 4, 2016. There's lots of evidence that Zika is already present in Southeast Asia. And while there, they should take strict precautions to prevent getting bitten by mosquitoes, the CDC says.