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GE fires chief executive and warns on profits

GE fires chief executive and warns on profits

In other boardroom news Monday, drugs behemoth Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) saw its shares lose 0.18% to stand at $43.99 before the NY bell. GE said that during Culp's 14-year tenure, Danaher's sales inc...

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Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally

Now, I know some of you are going to say, 'I did look it up, and that's not true.' That's 'cause you looked it up in a book. The bureau expects to wrap up its investigation by Friday. "And a man's lif...

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Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters

Two mental-health patients in sheriff’s van drown in S.C. floodwaters

The van was traveling on an area near Little Pee Dee River, when waters surged and pushed the van off the road. The Lumber River overflowed its banks following the record rains dumped by Hurricane ...

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North Carolina Officials:

North Carolina Officials: "The Worst Is Yet To Come" After Florence

Sunday. In New Bern, about 90 miles northeast of Wilmington at the confluence of two rivers, Florence overwhelmed the town of 30,000 and left the downtown area under water. People clapped and shoute...

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Common painkiller may increase heart attack, stroke risk

Back in 2013, a major Oxford University study found that for every 1,000 people with a moderate risk of heart disease taking 150mg a day for a year, about three would experience an avoidable hear...

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Arizona to mourn Senator John McCain at state capitol

Arizona to mourn Senator John McCain at state capitol

This week a legions of friends, family and political leaders will say their final goodbyes at Sen. The president should know a withdrawal from the nearly 17-year-old war would "blow up" in his face,...

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Trump rejects statement praising McCain

Trump rejects statement praising McCain

Had Trump issued a statement honoring McCain, "the media would criticize it and say it is not consistent with the other things he said in the past and become a story about the president", former Whit...

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John McCain dies aged 81 surrounded by his family after cancer battle

McCain's wife, Cindy , thanked everyone saying , that their entire family "is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and support from around the world". The world will miss John McCain . He became ...

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Blood for universal transfusions might be sourced from gut bacteria

Blood for universal transfusions might be sourced from gut bacteria

Withers is now working with colleagues at the Centre for Blood Research at UBC to test the enzymes on a larger scale, with the aim of then moving into clinical testing. Using this approach, Withers ...

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Bird found in Anderson Co. tests positive for West Nile Virus

Bird found in Anderson Co. tests positive for West Nile Virus

So far, no human cases of West Nile Virus have been reported by health officials in Lanark County. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is urging residents to be vigilant re...

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Why a Harvard professor is calling coconut oil

Why a Harvard professor is calling coconut oil "pure poison"

Among other things, she told her audience that "coconut oil is pure poison , ' and 'it is one of the worst foods you can eat ", according to a translation by Business Insider . Past year the AHA re...

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Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

Google Fit gets all-white redesign, new activity rings

Google Fit, while functional hasn't been quite on par with competitors since its launch. There's a daily goal for you to reach as well. Speaking of those goals - there's a visible component to meetin...

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Don't vacuum while wildfire smoke is in the air

Don't vacuum while wildfire smoke is in the air

Smoke from Canadian wildfires are drifting towards the Inland Northwest. "If we were near fires, the surface winds and the lower level winds would mean a lot more to us, but right now we are just look...

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Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

Measles is common in Europe, Asia, the Pacific and Africa, officials say, and travelers with measles can spread the disease to people in the US who have not been vaccinated. In all, 527 people at CRMC...

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Another round of overdoses reported on New Haven Green

Officials said most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day on Wednesday. But some overdosed again, including one person who was treated for three separate overdoses. A "...

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Human case of West Nile Virus reported in Cascade County

Human case of West Nile Virus reported in Cascade County

Some of the early symptoms include can include a fever, weak muscles, aches and pains, confusion and even sensitivity to light or tremors. While WNV can infect people of all ages, people over the age ...

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Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Second mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

Peter Haywood, Program Director with Southwestern Public Health, says this isn't too much of a shock. "Typically we see our increases just historically in kind of early to mid-August, so we'll just ...

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HUD Nationwide Smoking Ban Goes In Effect Tuesday

HUD Nationwide Smoking Ban Goes In Effect Tuesday

The new policy only applies to all lit tobacco products and does not include e-cigarettes. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video , said 25...

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Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

Where To Get Free Food For National Hot Dog Day

The chain of travel stops is giving away free hot dogs on July 18 to consumers who present a barcode at checkout. Flashback: Hot dogs are on display on stage ahead of the Nathan's Famous Fourth o...

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Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare

The excuse Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is giving is that they believe the navigators don't sign up as many people as private entities like insuran...

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FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal

The statement said salmonella strains had been found in both unopened and leftover samples of Honey Smacks at several locations. So far people from 33 states have been affected. The recall effor...

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Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogs

For 102 years, Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs have held their annual Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4 in Coney Island. "I have the greatest job in the world and my life revolves around my love for food ...

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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

The research, which was published in the JAMA medical journal, states that over the 10-year study, 14,225 participants died . We all metabolise coffee at different rates, which alters our sensitivity...

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Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Justice Department charges 601 in healthcare fraud, opioid probe

Charles Gerardi is accused of billing Medicare for unnecessary psychotherapy and billing for psychotherapy when he was actually performing medication management. Among those charged were 76 doctors, 2...

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The FDA has Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug in the US

The FDA has Approved the First Marijuana-Based Drug in the US

The move marks several firsts. Therefore, patients will not be able to access Epidiolex until CBD is rescheduled by the DEA, which is expected to take place within 90 days, according to GW Res...

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