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White House Doctor Says Trump Is In 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health

Nonetheless, Dr. Jackson carefully selected a cognitive screening tool to use during the president's examination. The test given was the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , or MoCA. "He continues to enjoy the significant long-term cardiac and overall health benefits that come from a lifetime of abstinence from tobacco and alcohol", he said. Read More »

Three killed in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria

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Boko Haram wants to set aside Nigeria's constitution and replace it with Shariah law. Gen. Sani Usman, who confirmed the visit on Tuesday, had yet to disclose the resolutions of the meeting as of press time. A Boko Haram faction released a video on Monday showing some of the school girls kidnapped from the town of Chibok nearly four years ago, as well as a downed Nigerian military aircraft and a group of policewomen abducted last year. Read More »

President Donald Trump is in excellent health said White House physician, Watch

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Dick Durbin , D-Ill. "Navy doctor Ronny Jackson, who administered the physical exam , reported that Mr Trump was 6' 3" and 239 pounds (17 stone), which would give him a BMI of 29.8 - making him overweight. "What I was struck with frankly, as I'm sure you were as well, was just the general profanity used in the room by nearly everyone". Though the movement has affected the sports, entertainment and political worlds, it has largely spared the White House, even though at least 15 women have ... Read More »

Mayon volcano erupts in Philippines forcing 34000 to flee

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The biggest eruption ever recorded at the volcano occurred in 1814. "It's nonexplosive because it does not throw out volcanic materials", he said, adding that scientists were discussing the possibility of raising the alert level by a notch if the trend continued. Read More »

Robbery suspect killed by officers on school grounds

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Montpelier High School and the nearby state Department of Labor were placed on lockdown following an attempted robbery at the Vermont State Employees Credit Union, across the street from the high school, just after 9:30 a.m. After the shooting the suspect can be seen moving on the ground as police and rescue personnel tend to him. Police confronted Giffin, and a standoff ensued. Read More »

The defense budget could cause a partial government shutdown

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When Paul Ryan's spanking new strategy for avoiding a government shutdown on Friday leaked out of the Capitol yesterday, it looked pretty smart. Rep. Republicans are hoping the money for children will pressure some Democrats to back the overall bill. Lindsey Graham of SC argue that their plan offers the best path that could break the impasse on the issue and help drive a deal for a broader spending deal. Read More »

Myanmar urges arrest of 1300 Rohingyas

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According to the agreement, which was finalised in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, a two-year deadline has been set for the repatriation of the Rohingyas. The Information Committee of the Myanmar State Counsellor Office led by the Nobel Peace laureate and the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi published photographs of the alleged members of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), Efe news reported. Read More »

SC deputy wounded in shootout dies

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Doty ", the department posted to Facebook. Officers Randy Clinton and Buddy Brown of the sheriff's office and Kyle Cummings of the York Police Department also were shot in the attack and are recovering at CMC after surgeries. South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster thanks the officers involved for "their service and sacrifice". The county solicitor, Kevin Brackett, told investigators that they have probable cause to seek warrants charging McCall with three counts of attempted murder for the ... Read More »

It's not too late to get the flu jab

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Hughes said the number of cases being reported has jumped dramatically in just two weeks. "Those of us in healthcare know that people die of influenza", said Friedrichs. It's believed this flu vaccine is not as effective as last year's. Hughes still encourages residents to get a flu shot because it is not too late. Read More »

Kentucky is first to get OK for Medicaid work requirement

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This is not a one-size-fits-all mandate. Health coverage doesn't pay for food, housing and anything other than coverage itself, so able-bodied beneficiaries must work, and, as we showed, most do. Leaders at CMS praised the efforts of Kentucky Medicaid administrators for developing the pioneering demonstration. If not, they could be "locked out" of coverage for six months. Read More »

Final Aadhaar hearing: UID threat to Constitution, apex court told

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The petitioners are led by Karnataka High Court judge K Puttaswamy and social activist Aruna Roy. He said the petitioners are certain that if the Aadhaar Act and the programme were allowed to operate "unimpeded", it would "hollow out" the Constitution, particularly the great rights and liberties it has assured to its citizens. Read More »

Funding for CHIP Included in Proposed Spending Bill

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By reaching a long-term solution to lend stability to CHIP, and in turn to the nation's children and families, Jenkins said, "we can show that Congress stands with rural America and families across this country". "CHIP encourages and promotes access to primary care, and there are thousands of children who rely on this program in my district". Womack, the new head of the House Budget Committee, says he hopes this will bring more Democrats to the table. Read More »

Doctors warn against eating Tide Pods in latest social media challenge

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You will probably die, yes. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers , there have been 40 cases of "reported exposures to liquid laundry detergent pods by 13- to 19-year olds" in just the first 11 days of 2018. People are posting videos of the pods being used as pizza toppings, others are putting them in a bowl and mixing them with bleach for breakfast. NME recently posted a similar diatribe against the Tide Pod Challenge , as well as the brilliantly effective ... Read More »

Rats wrongly framed for 'Black Death' in Europe

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Rats have always been synonymous with plague, blamed carrying the parasites that spread disease and killed millions of people in Europe and Asia during the medieval period. In the new study, the researchers used mathematical equations to create three different models of plague transmission during a series of outbreaks in Europe called the second pandemic, which includes the Black Death , and occurred during the 14th through 19th centuries. Read More »

Flu Season, The Worst In Years, Could Get Even Worse

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The season usually peaks from January through March, but can start as early as November and continue through late spring. At the CDC's Grand Rounds discussion today, officials say there's widespread flu activity from this season's outbreak in all of the continental USA - something that hasn't happened in the CDC's 13 years of tracking the spread of influenza . Read More »

Stocks grabbing Attention: Philip Morris International, Inc. (PM), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

Bridges Investment Management Inc acquired 25,860 shares as Philip Morris International In (PM)'s stock rose 10.69%. (NYSE:PM) by 0.8% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. It is positive, as 26 investors sold GPRE shares while 32 reduced holdings. Mitchell Sinkler & Starr Pa reported 7,994 shares stake. Moreover, Pinnacle Holdings Llc has 0.79% invested in the company for 68,605 shares. Read More »

We were unlucky against Rwanda, Nigeria Coach

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The Eagles, who hit the woodwork three times, failed to capitalize on their superiority in the game. Libya were comfortable, 4-0 winners over Equatorial Guinea in their first match at top group C. "We had opportunities, but we were unlucky", said Salisu. While commenting on the state of the Camp presently, the Plateau United goalkeeper didn't sound too excited but he affirmed that the next game on Friday will be okay. Read More »

Celgene is reportedly in talks to buy Juno Therapeutics

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It has a 21.27 P/E ratio. This doesn't look much better, as earnings seem to have steadily been getting more and more negative over time. (NASDAQ: JUNO ) reached all time high today, Jan, 17 and still has $68.95 target or 3.00% above today's $66.94 share price. Read More »

More than 120 cases as measles outbreak in England grows

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Measles is a very infectious, serious illness that, in rare cases, can be fatal. "People most at risk of catching measles are those who either have not had measles infection in the past or are not fully vaccinated with 2 doses of MMR vaccine such as babies younger than 12 months who are too young to be vaccinated, and those with weakened immune systems", the HSE said. Read More »

White House doctor has 'no concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability after exam

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Mr Trump responded by saying his language was "tough" but not the language used in the news reports . Graham, at the hearing, spoke about his and Durbin's side of the meeting, saying that last Thursday morning around 10 a.m., Durbin, his longtime negotiating partner in immigration reform, called him to say he had the best phone conversation with the President he'd ever had and was exceedingly optimistic about reaching a deal. Read More »

New Year horror repeats in Bengaluru as couple attacked by drunk goons

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The victims, who are said to be from Darjeeling in Bengal, did not lodge a complaint with the police. The bike is alleged to have accidentally brushed the leg of one of the members of the gang at around 12.35 am. The victim here tells us why he doesn't want to. Policeswung into action and pickedup five men, including two rowdies, for questioning. In another incident on New Year's Eve in 2016, the mass molestation in Bengaluru sent shockwaves in the country. Read More »

HS2 Contractor Carillion Collapses into Liquidation

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Mike Cherry, chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses, said it was vital that Carillion's small business suppliers were paid, or some of those firms could themselves be put in jeopardy, putting even more jobs at risk. Last year, Carillion also landed places on the new YORCivil2 framework covering civil engineering, which will also now be vacated as the industry struggles to overcome the collapse of one of its biggest players. Read More »

CJI meets 4 SC judges; AG says row not resolved

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The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and four dissenting judges - Justices Ranjan Gogoi , Kurian Joseph , Madan B. Lokur and Justice Chelameswar will meet at lunch on Wednesday. At a press conference one of them conceded that the assignment of a petition seeking probe into the death of CBI court judge R H Loya to a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra , a comparatively junior judge, triggered their protest. Read More »

Stifling an explosive sneeze could be harmful to your well being

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In their rare-disease case report, they relay the tale of an otherwise healthy 34-year-old male who managed to trying to extinguish a snot explosion. The force of the sneeze sent air and matter crashing to the back of his throat. Your best bet? Let 'er rip and use a tissue or the crook of your arm. Doctors warn that stopping a sneeze by blocking nostrils and the mouth is a unsafe and should be avoided, as it may lead to numerous complications including rupture of cerebral aneurysm. Read More »

Supreme Court rejects Texas Democrats' redistricting appeal

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The legislative defendants wanted the panel to put the January 24 deadline on hold while they pursue an appeal. The court did not comment on its decision to dismiss the appeal beyond noting that it lacked jurisdiction on the claim. Supreme Court to block the order's enforcement. That deadline is what this stay had sought to delay. The judges who denied this request for a stay are the same three judges which unanimously ruled all of North Carolina's congressional districts are illegal ... Read More »

William and Kate greet well-wishers at Coventry Cathedral

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They will also tour the institution's new science and health building during a day created to celebrate the city's history, people and heritage. She asked if he was OK. The foundation, along with the Cathedral and Coventry University, was heavily involved in Coventry's successful UK City of Culture bid. She said how awesome it was that you have changed your life. Read More »

Handelsbanken Fonder AB Has $5.44 Million Position in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

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It has underperformed by 3.01% the S&P500. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Ltd increased Merck & Co Inc ( MRK ) stake by 5.26% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ancora Advisors Llc owns 18,262 shares or 0.04% of their USA portfolio. The stock is performing -8.42% year to date. Strs Ohio owns 441,422 shares or 0.28% of their United States portfolio. Read More »