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Fort Lauderdale shooting aftermath leaves passengers untangling messy travel situation

Officials said Santiago walked into the office to tell agents that the government was trying to control his mind and forcing him to watch Islamic State videos. Law enforcement officers block on of the entrances to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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Lola Kirke Champions Body Hair-And Body Confidence-At the Golden Globes

Lola Kirke, 26, strutted the red carpet in a gorgeous Andrew Gn gown accessorized with a button that said "F-- Paul Ryan". But then they rewrote the part. Judging by the video of Kirke dancing around in nude underwear and hair rollers just hours before stepping onto the red carpet, this is an actress with brilliantly healthy body confidence.

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Mass killer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court hearing

He first set off a vehicle bomb outside the government headquarters in Oslo, which killed eight people and wounded dozens of others. The young right-wing Norwegian extremist who killed 77 people on July 22, 2011 was due to be back in a make-shift courtroom at his high-security prison in Skien on Tuesday.

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Holiday Sweets Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

No illnesses have been reported to date, and none of the confectionary coating sampled has tested positive forsalmonella. A number of candy packages are in the Palmer Candy recall, including chocolate almond bark, Christmas tree pretzels, peanut brittle and holiday gift bowls.

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Mammograms tied to overdiagnosis of breast cancer

Women overdiagnosed with breast cancer are frightened needlessly and undergo potentially harmful, but ultimately useless, medical treatments like surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, Jorgensen said . A new Danish study carried out by the Cochrane Center has cast doubt on the effectiveness of breast-cancer screenings in general, reports Metroxpress.

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Star Wars fan inspired by Chewbacca mum wears mask DURING childbirth

If you thought a new year meant we would be free from the viral influence of the Chewbacca mum, think again. In the clip, Katie clutches her stomach cries out during contractions. "Never take life too seriously! Best Christmas gift ever!" HELLO! Online caught up with Katie, who revealed that she never expected the video to go viral because "we were just being goofy".

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Flu activity on the rise across the nation: CDC

As flu season reaches its peak in the next few weeks to months, here are a few things to keep in mind about the virus. And if you haven't gotten your flu shot yet, doctors say it isn't too late. "There is plenty of flu vaccine". In a typical flu season, flu complications - including pneumonia - send more than 200,000 Americans to the hospital.

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Dumbbell crashes through car's windshield, snarling Turnpike traffic

The police said the incident could have been much worse, resulting in one or more fatalities. An investigation is still ongoing. This is the overpass at Pointers Auburn Road in Oldmans Township, as seen from the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike .

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New fronts open in fight over bathroom bills

Senate Bill 6 is sure to be a big issue this session. Failure to adhere to the guidelines would result in a fine of $2,000 for the first violation and a $3,500 fine for every other violation. "The so-called Texas Privacy Act won't make restrooms any safer for men, women and children, and it will do far more harm to them than good". "Just as HB2 has hurt North Carolina, this proposal would harm our ongoing efforts to bring jobs to Virginia", McAuliffe said.

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Snow tonight... rain on Tuesday

It said a brief period of sleet and/or freezing rain is expected in Adams, Huntington, Wabash and Wells counties in IN and Van Wert County, Ohio, changing to rain by daybreak Tuesday . Chance of precipitation is 20%. The high Thursday will be 64 degrees, before dropping to 34 degrees Thursday night . Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

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St Jude releases FDA-cleared Merlin@home cybersecurity update

The FDA , in its own press release , confirmed that there have been no reports of harm related to the vulnerabilities, but also warned that the weaknesses could be exploited. Saint Jude Medical is a Minnesota-based company and is not affiliated with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Contact St. Jude Medical's Merlin@home customer service at 1-877-My-Merlin, or visit www.sjm.com/Merlindisclaimer icon for answers to questions and additional information regarding St.

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Illini wilt in Bloomington, fall to Hoosiers 96-80

Plus, John Groce was the owner of a shiny 11-26 conference road record as head coach of the Fighting Illini. The Hoosiers are tough to beat, especially at home, when they're drilling threes on a consistent basis. "I just try to tell the team you know it's still a 5-on-5 game", Malcolm Hill explained. NOTES: Fifth-year IL coach John Groce's hometown is Danville, Ind., and he earned a mathematics degree at Taylor University in the Hoosier state.

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Scientists Demo Tooth-Rebuilding Drug to End Misery of Fillings

To prevent that, our bodies create a thin layer of dentin - the hard, calcified tissue that makes up the bulk of a tooth - which helps block outside material from making its way inside. But by treating the cavities with an already established drug, known as tideglusib , the researchers have managed to do something remarkable. They found that over time, the sponge degraded and new dentine replaced in, leading to a complete and natural fix of the tooth.

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Weekly exercise greatly reduces risk of early death, report suggests

Since daily exercise isn't realistic for everyone, researchers chose to study whether people who tend to cram their weekly exercise into one or two days on the weekend (so-called "weekend warriors") get the same benefits as those who exercise daily.

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Theresa May calls for a "new partnership" with employers on mental health

As recommended by the EPI Commission, Ms May also announced mental health first aid training in all secondary schools. 'The number of mental health nurses who say they can't deliver good quality care to their patients has doubled during the same period.

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Repeal Obamacare. It's un-American

In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court found the ACA to be constitutional. Repealing Obamacare would leave almost 20 million Americans with much more expensive, if not unaffordable, health premiums, and in some cases no health insurance - and no one wants that.

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Trump Electoral college win certified despite Democratic objections

Jayapal, a first-term lawmaker who was sworn in Tuesday, said she wasn't upset that Biden had shut down her objections. "It would take both houses to sustain the objection in order to disqualify that electoral vote". McGovern admitted that no senator had signed. Much has been said about Hillary Clinton's majority vote in the 2016 USA presidential election. Perlmutter said he wants to register his objection to Russian Federation after US intelligence community findings that Moscow engaged ...

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California Foots Bill for Convicted Killer's Sex Change

Quine is serving life without parole after kidnapping and fatally shooting Shahid Ali Baig, a father of three, in downtown L.A.in February of 1980. Quine will be moved to a women's prison after the operation, which was performed at a hospital in San Francisco, her attorneys said .

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Connecticut Public Health Department offers free radon test kits

Garvin. Spokesperson Lori Lucas says radon can't be seen, smelled or tasted. Yet, each year more than 21,000 people die from lung cancer caused by radon exposure, with the mid-Atlantic region making up about 14 percent of those radon-related deaths.

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NAIAS 2017: Kia reveals all-new Stinger sports sedan

The Stinger is a four-door, five-seater fastback which has been designed at Kia's European styling centre in Frankfurt under the direction of design chiefs Peter Schreyer and Gregory Guillaume . Behind those handsome 19-inch wheels sit vented Brembo discs with four-piston calipers at the front. The chassis according to Kia is made of 55 percent high-strength steel providing a stiff foundation and it's Dynamic Stability Damping Control system softens and stiffens things up when necessary.

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Scar-free wound healing could be on its way

They found that by making healing tissue produce hair follicles, this led to the development of fat cells from the myofibroblasts and consequently prevented major scarring. Fat cells are also lost during the aging process. However, new research suggests a previously untapped benefit of fat cells. When the skin heals, it also fails to develop hair follicles, which contributes to why scar tissue looks abnormal compared to healthy skin.

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Former Haitian rebel leader appears in USA court on drug charges

Garry Desrosiers, spokesman for the Haitian national police, said that while agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration did not participate in the operation, they were at the police station where Philippe was taken. "Philippe was ordered held without bond" during the hearing and his arraignment hearing is scheduled for 13 January, the department said in a statement .

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Mom's 34-Second Video Filmed In A Pantry Is Pretty Much Parenthood

Gardner and her husband, Tyson, had their first taste of internet fame after they posted ultrasound photos of their quadruplets back in October 2014 following a surprising doctor visit where they found out their in-vitro fertilization procedure was not only successful, but gave them four babies.

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The Strong Link Between Road Pollution and Dementia

Researchers found that people living within 50 meters (164 feet) of such a road had a 7 percent greater risk of developing dementia. Ray Copes from Public Health Ontario (PHO). They established a link between exposure to traffic and these cognitive impairment: the two main pollutants in question are nitrogen dioxide and fine particles that are emitted by motor vehicles.

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Search Resumes For Plane Carrying 6 That Vanished Over Lake Erie

Also aboard the plane were Brian Casey and his 19-year-old daughter, Megan Casey, who were neighbors of the Flemings. That plane was carrying six people when it disappeared near Cleveland over a week ago. Fleming, CEO of Superior Beverage Group, disappeared shortly after takeoff from Burke Lakefront Airport. On Friday, the City of Cleveland confirmed that the cockpit voice recorder from the Cessna Citation 525 was located and retrieved intact from the water.

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Flu cases spike in Western Pennsylvania

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has warned that flu activity is increasingly becoming more widespread across the United States, with states like Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana, reported the highest rates of infection.

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Salvation Army eases alcohol-free rule at homeless shelter

As employees prepare for the snow, they say they anticipate moving into emergency services mode sometime Friday night. Arthur Corpus, Housing Employment Specialist, said, "This is my bed, that is my TV right there, and home away from home".

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NHS calls in Red Cross volunteers and staff amid 'humanitarian crisis'

But head of the British Red Cross, Mike Adamson, said extra cash was vital for health and social care to make the system sustainable. Britain's health service is engulfed in a " humanitarian crisis " that requires the support of the Red Cross to use Land Rovers to transport patients, the charity said on Saturday.

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New guidelines aim to stop kids from developing peanut allergies

Health experts have now reversed course on that advice, saying some high-risk children should be exposed to peanuts at as early an age as four months to potentially prevent them from developing an allergy. "Preventing the development of peanut allergy will improve and save lives and lower healthcare costs", says Anthony Fauci , a director at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the NIH.

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I'm a cancer slayer, says Shannen Doherty

The post includes what is essentially a fan letter to the machine. "She finishes the note by reiterating that she will see her twice tomorrow, "so that I can wrap this phase up faster", alongside a "goodnight" to the machine and the hashtag "#cancerslayer".

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What the Hell Is Going on in Cars 3?

How will they affect pro racer Lightning McQueen? Nipping at the heels of this morning's teaser reveal, one created to place fans on red alert ahead of this weekend's full-length trailer, Entertainment Weekly has peeled back the curtain on Cars 3 , Brian Fee's animated sequel out to recapture the rip-roaring spirit of John Lasseter's 2006 original.

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Cumbrian bird-owners warned as Government extends bird flu restrictions

The latest incident has prompted calls for Cumbrian keepers ranging from large-scale farmers to those with a few chickens or ducks in their garden to keep them away from wild birds. Poultry products from other provinces in these countries, which are thermally processed and certified to be free of bird flu, are not affected. In South Korea, over 10 million farm chickens and ducks have been slaughtered this winter as that country battles its worst bird flu outbreak since 2014.

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Ability to Recognize Faces Grows With Age, Study Finds

But development is personalized. The group studied regions of the brain that recognize faces and places, respectively, because knowing who you are looking at and where you are is important for everyday function. This indicator of increased density was found only in the face-recognition region, not in a nearby region that's specialized for recognizing places. Autism can impair facial recognition, while one in 50 adults finds it so hard to recognise people that it affects their daily social ...

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Om Puri, veteran Indian actor and worldwide star, dies

Indian filmmaker, social activist and a close friend of the deceased actor, Ashoke Pandit took to his Twitter account to announce the tragic news. Malayalam film actor Jayaram said Om Puri's death is a "big loss to the country". "The Prime Minister condoles the passing away of actor Om Puri & recalls his long career in theatre & films", the official account of the PMO India tweeted .

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Clearwater boy, 10, suffers fatal gunshot wound in own home

The boy died from a single gunshot. Police say the boy's mother, Olga Grusetskaja , 49, had sent her son to his room following what the mother described a 'behavioral issue' . 'He's very intelligent, smart, cordial and just a happy kid , ' Lesley Sarchione said. They used to play soccer right in front of my apartment every night.