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US Republicans revive health bill, speaker cites progress

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Ryan dismissed the idea that some Republican lawmakers' House seats were at risk if they vote for the healthcare bill. A revised version of the Republican health care bill faced the same uncertain prospects on Thursday that ultimately doomed the party's previous attempt to overhaul Obamacare. Read More »

May's Conservatives hold 19 point lead in Opinium UK election poll

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Barnier is expected to get a formal mandate to begin talks on May 22 although they are not now expected to begin in earnest until after the British election. May had opposed the idea of a snap poll since she came to office following the resignation of her Conservative Party predecessor David Cameron over Brexit. Read More »

Senior Actor and Politician, Vinod Khanna dies at the age of 71

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The actor was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member of the Lok Sabha from Gurdaspur in Punjab. Khanna is survived by wife Kavita and children Rahul Khanna, Akshay Khanna, Sakshi Khanna and daughter Shraddha. And that too he has worked with them. Sinha said the death of Khanna is a personal and emotional loss for him. Picked out by late Bollywood actor Sunil Dutt, Vinod Khanna was offered, to begin with, only negative and small roles but soon got lead roles in many films. Read More »

BC Green leader in Kelowna this weekend

The United Steelworkers is launching a new hard-hitting TV ad today that takes direct aim at Christy Clark and the BC Liberals. Green Leader Andrew Weaver said he was pleased by Clark's lobbying efforts to ban thermal coal, but he accused the Liberals of waiting too long to take that position. Read More »

House Republicans May Actually Pass a Health Care Bill. It's Still Doomed

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Opposition by most of the caucus' roughly three dozen members was a major factor when House leaders canceled a vote on the legislation last month in a mortifying setback for themselves and Trump. This apparently does not sound appealing, because the Republican amendment includes the members of Congress and their staff as a protected group who can not be affected by this amendments terms. Read More »

Rain, snow, cooler temperatures in store for Denver metro area, foothills

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Denver is not included in any Winter Weather Alerts - but many mountain locations and into the foothills along with a few counties out east are now under a Winter Storm Watch. -Snowfall amounts will be largely dependent upon when that shift from rain to snow occurs. Thursday night... Evening rain and snow showers becoming all snow after midnight. Read More »

BCE Inc. (BCE) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS

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Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.98% of the company's stock. Excluding one-time items, the company earned 87 Canadian cents per share, beating the average analyst estimate of 83 Canadian cents. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was originally posted by [[site]] and is owned by of [[site]]. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of BCE Inc . Read More »

State of Play: One Last 2017 Mock Draft

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The Cleveland Browns have another option at quarterback if they miss out on Mitch Trubisky in the 2017 NFL Draft. Myles Garrett has been viewed as the consensus No. Absolutely. But at the end of the day, if the best overall player in the draft falls to you with the second pick , you take him. While there is undoubtedly merit to Cleveland's interest in Trubisky, it seems hard to believe they would pass on a potential generational talent in Garrett for a quarterback that started only one ... Read More »

Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies grow

Human infants born at 23 weeks have just a 15 per cent chance of survival, according to pregnancy research charity Tommy's . Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have created an artificial womb . The device, however, doesn't use external pumps to circulate blood nor ventilators. It sounds grim, but hey, this technology could save thousands of tiny premature babies from death or serious injury. Read More »

Incredible New Experiment Shows Babies Can Be Grown In Artificial Wombs

However, according to ABC News , researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia revealed a new device that could save the lives of these premature infants. Ultimately, an infant is considered premature when they are born before 37 weeks of development. They also monitor the fetal development using ultrasound. Read More »

Looking Back: Trump's First 100 Days

President Trump has called the 100 day benchmark "artificial" and a "ridiculous standard", but the White House has now unvieled a new website totuing his administration's accomplishments over the first three-plus-months, many the result of executive orders which don't require legislation. Read More »

Audit: University of California President Hid $175 Million

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State lawmakers will hold a hearing Tuesday to dissect the report . Though she disagreed with the audit's claim that UCOP accumulated $175 million in reserves, Napolitano said in a statement she agreed with most of the audit's recommendations on improving budget processes and spending. Read More »

Energy drinks and your health

The energy drink tested contained 4 ounces of sugar, B vitamins, and an "energy blend" of taurine and other ingredients often found in drinks like Red Bull, 5-Hour Energy, and Monster Energy. "If this time interval, which is measured in milliseconds, is either too short or too long, it can cause the heart to beat abnormally", the lead researcher of the study Emily Fletcher remarked . Read More »

Top South Korean presidential nominee talks Pyongyang threat

Washington has in turn warned that "all options are on the table" in ending North Korean provocations. But Harris also said he expects North Korea to soon be able to develop a long-range missile capable of striking the United States, despite some spectacular failures in its ballistic missile program. Read More »

Artificial Womb Supports Premature Fetal Lamb Development

Researchers tested the extra-uterine support device and monitored its effects on foetal lambs, in which prenatal lung development is very similar to that occurring in humans . Advances in neonatal care have increased the survival of premature babies, but those pushing the limits of viability (22 to 23 weeks of gestation) only have a 30 to 50% chance of survival. Read More »

Trump creates accountability office at VA

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They've sparred with Republican lawmakers over new accountability legislation already passed by the House (and endorsed by Shulkin) which would shorten appeals times and allow easier firing of employees involved in wrongdoing. Shulkin says Trump's decision to create the office by executive order speaks to his commitment to accountability at the VA. "But we know that that's not going to be enough to get done what I want to get done..." Carlos Fuentes, legislative director of Veterans of ... Read More »

Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ)

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Peel Hunt restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.50) target price on shares of Domino's Pizza Group PLC.in a report on Wednesday, February 15th. By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. Read More »

H'burg/Lamar join for Relay for Life

Sign in is from 9 a.m.to 9:15 a.m. "It is a big improvement from past year, when we had 18 teams". One hundred sixteen St. John's organizations attended the America-themed event, including various Greek life groups that stayed for its duration, which started at 6 p.m. Read More »

Artificial wombs may hold key to improved care for preemies

Researchers have managed to keep prematurely born baby sheep alive for four weeks in an "artificial womb" known as a " biobag ". A team at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has created a device that could give extremely premature babies a better shot at survival. Read More »

Gay legislator hits back at online troll by calling grandma

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Brian Sims saw the slur referencing blacks and gays Wednesday as he scrolled through his Facebook feed. Sims is a Democrat. Sims has since talked to David, but says it didn't resolve anything. Dear Bigots, posting your grandmother's telephone number all over the same page you use to post slurs on other people's pages is not going to end well for you. Read More »

US vows to force N.Korea back to nuclear talks

Although Harris expressed concern about North Korea's future capabilities, he downplayed some of its current threats to US forces in the Pacific. The 2.5 minute long video also included scenes from the huge military parade that North Korea held on April 15 to mark the anniversary of the birth of the state's founder, Kim Il Sung, as well as showing footage of North Korean artillery and missile launches. Read More »

Joe Biden Gives Powerful Speech On Consent

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Vice President Joe Biden may no longer be in the White House, but the longtime advocate for women's rights continues to travel to college campuses across the country to educate students about consent and bystander intervention. "You know you're making progress when you have the most popular talking head on television losing his job because of harassment", he said. Speaking to a hall packed with students at the Virginia campus, Biden said: "Guys, a woman who's dead drunk can not consent". Read More »

More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized

Support for legalization differs by age, but not by much. "They shouldn't be going to make illegal narcotics legal just to balance the budget", said Chief Tom Weitzel, Riverside Police. The results of this CBS poll show that he couldn't be more out of line with the opinions of most Americans. "And most Americans also think marijuana is less risky than most other drugs", CBS reports, "particularly those who say they have tried it". Read More »

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

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He also said that if there is a way to develop an extra-uterine system to support growth and maturation of an organ, doctors can dramatically improve the outcomes for extremely premature babies. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have tested the technology oneight preterm lambs who were at a developmental stage similar to a 23- or 24-week-gestation human infant. Read More »

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

Mr Flynn was explicitly told in the document that the US Constitution's emoluments provision prohibits any monetary payments or gifts "from a foreign government unless congressional consent is first obtained". It specifically told Flynn he would need congressional approval before accepting payments from a foreign government. Flynn's client, Inovo BV, is owned by a Turkish businessman who is also a member of a committee overseen by Turkey's finance ministry. Read More »

KeyCorp Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (SBH)

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The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.37 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 35.21. Brokerage houses, on average, are recommending investors to hold Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. CIBC restated a "market perform" rating on shares of Sally Beauty Holdings in a research report on Thursday, February 2nd. SBH has been the subject of a number of other reports. Read More »

Different president, same old government shutdown threats

With the USA government set to exhaust its current funding at midnight Friday, the White House is under the gun to craft a compromise that would keep the government running while not appearing to cave on Trump's demand that Congress fund a wall on the border with Mexico. Read More »

Cosatu: Zuma welcome to address May Day rally as ANC leader

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Rallies were held in parts of the country to commemorate the end of apartheid 23 years ago. "I look forward to working with you to further strengthen our bilateral cooperation for the benefit of our two nations", the message said. The government announced that the theme for today's event is "The year of OR Tambo: Together deepening democracy & building safer & crime-free communities", with the commemorative event slated for uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal province. Read More »

Dog food possibly contaminated with euthanasia drug is recalled

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Both samples of Cocolicious dog food tested positive for pentobarbital , a fast-acting tranquilizer that is used to euthanize horses, cats, dogs, and humans in lethal injection executions. They also requested that any retailers who have the food send it back to them so they can have it tested. "The safety of pets is and always will be our first priority", Party Animal, Inc. Read More »

Artificial womb spells hope for preemies

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Dr. Alan Flake , director of the Center for Fetal Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , admits that more animal experiments are necessary before the tech can be used in human trials. Critically pre-term babies born around 22 to 23 weeks weigh less than 600gm and have a 30 to 50 percent survival rate. It could also reduce the estimated $43 billion hospitals spend on premature infant care annually. Read More »