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President Obama Welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House

The furniture upon which they sit will be the pieces they picked out - whether they are new or chosen from a warehouse of historic furniture used in the White House before. According to KSDK News , this transformation is fantastic and it would put any of the house flippers on TV to shame. When Donald Trump walks into his personal bathroom, everything from his tooth brush to his brand of toothpaste will be waiting for him.

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Italy earthquakes: 'many dead' after avalanche hits hotel

President of Pescara province Antonio Di Marco described the avalanche as a "terrible tragedy" and said the hotel is buried in snow. Photo of the hotel, 9:28: Italy's fire service have shared the following aerial view of the avalanche-hit hotel.

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Did you know? Bee, wasp stings more unsafe than snake, spider bites

The country's first national analysis of data on bites and stings reveals that bees and wasps send the most people to hospital each year, and contribute to the equal highest number of sting-related deaths. The bee looks innocuous - but it can be deadly. Snake bites caused 27 deaths. Two people died from an unknown insect bite and no spider bite fatalities were registered.

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'Nightmare bacteria' is more unsafe than we thought

CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden has called CRE "nightmare bacteria" due to their resistance to carbapenems , which are last-resort antibiotics used to treat drug-resistant infections. Moreover, they discovered a wide spectrum of CRE species and a wide variety of genetic traits enabling CRE to resist antibiotics. An official report last week showed that a USA woman has already died from one superbug - an antibiotic resistant strain of pneumonia (not a type of CSE), which was ...

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Million People Could Lose Insurance In First Year After Partial Obamacare Repeal

Collins has drafted the Patient Freedom Act of 2017 with Sen. "I just spoke to Donald Trump, and he fully supports my plan to replace Obamacare the same day we repeal it, " Paul wrote on Twitter ". "That's not going to happen with us". "They've put in all these mandates that say every policy has to have things like pregnancy and dental coverage and all these things, which are great, but they add cost".

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Fed's Yellen says 'makes sense' to gradually raise interest rates

Gold prices on Wednesday held near eight-week highs hit in the previous session on uncertainty over United States president-elect Donald Trump's economic plans, after the dollar slid on his comments that the strong greenback was "killing us".

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Sibley Community Blood Bank Blood Drive

United Blood Services in San Angelo has scheduled blood drives on Friday and Saturday to help alleviate shortages. You must be at least 110 pounds, you should be healthy (meaning without infection), not on antibiotics, without a fever, and generally feeling well on the day of donation.

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FAA Slaps Company With $200K Fine For Flying Drones Over NYC & Chicago

Chicago-based Skypan International had been accused of conducting 65 illegal flights in "congested airspace" over its home city and NY. Of those, approximately two-thirds were in the New York Class B airspace, the highly congested areas over the city.

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Can provide security to Zaira Wasim if J&K govt recommends: Rijiju

Sufi artiste from Kashmir, Aabha Hanjura opines, "We really don't know what went through the mind of a young little girl before she posted this, I am proud that Zaira is a Kashmiri artiste and I loved her performance in Dangal". "The beauty is that bright, young, talented, hard working, respectful, caring and courageous kids like you are role models for kids not only in India, but across the world".

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Govt to sell 25% stake in general insurance companies: Jaitley

ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd ended at Rs 339.55, up by Rs 8.25 or 2.49% from its previous closing of Rs 331.3 on the BSE. Listing of these companies, government said, will lead to improved corporate governance and risk management practices, meaning improved efficiency.

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European Union counterterrorism laws discriminatory

The report also pointed out that such restrictive laws can cause people to preemptively self-censor their expression out of fear of being interpreted as a security threat. States of emergency such as that observed in France and renewed five times since the November 2015 attacks in Paris, are part of "the new normal" allowing authorities to ban protests and conduct warrantless searches, Amnesty said.

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Details of brokers' associates need to be updated for BSE IPO

The initial public offer (IPO) of the exchange will open on January 23 wherein a total of 1.54 crore equity shares would be offered to the public in the price band of between Rs. Singapore Exchange will sell its entire 4.67% stake while Quantum will offload its 3.68% holding, according to information made available in the prospectus.

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Obama to Hold Final Presidential Press Conference

In an interview last April with Fox News, Obama said the " worst mistake " of his presidency was intervening in Libya on behalf of anti-government forces without a plan for what would happen when longtime leader Muammar Gadhafi fell in 2011.

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DeVos calmly offers 'shift' in education at confirmation hearing

DeVos, grinning for the cameras, refused to say she would preserve funding for public schools or that she would not work to privatize public education. DeVos: I will support what the president-elect does. "Her support for an all-of-the-above approach to K-12 education - from charter schools , to public, private and online education - defines the school choice movement that has helped countless children across many of our states", the letter says .

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A Top Trump Nominee Admitted He Employed An Undocumented Immigrant For Years

Ross's track record in business is in contrast with Trump's campaign promise to protect American workers from the negative effects of global trade. But his nomination primarily signals Trump's oft-stated plans to reexamine global trade and seek more pointed negotiations with partner nations to produce more favorable terms for US companies and retain jobs.

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Aggravated robbery arrest warrants issued for OU cornerback

The University of Oklahoma released a statement confirming the 19-year-old defensive back was suspended indefinitely, per Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman: "We are aware of the matter, and Mr. Hoppa cited Cobb's attorney, John Lewis, who confirmed Cobb was a suspect in a January 10 armed robbery in Bellmead, Texas. Last week, a courthouse source with direct knowledge of the investigation said officers executed a search warrant on a Dodge Challenger registered to a member of Cobb's family.

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Asthma may be misdiagnosed in many adults

Asthma is a disease which can relapse and remit. Some of the survey patients may have had asthma that has since become inactive, but they have continued taking medicine. "These people were suffering and they weren't getting better because the physician that made the diagnosis had gotten it wrong". "This study underscores the possibility of over-diagnosis of asthma, and the importance of careful testing of pulmonary [lung] function to make a clear diagnosis before committing a patient to ...

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How will Affordable Care Act repeal affect local exchanges?

The non-partisan U.S. Congress agency said it analyzed the possible effects of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 if it had been passed . "And as we work to get there, we will make sure there is a stable transition period so that people don't have the rug pulled out from under them". The Congressional Budget Office estimates current premiums could double by 2026 and that the number of uninsured people would increase to 32 million in 2026.

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China Relations Latest: Chinese Threatening PEOTUS Over Taiwan Before Inauguration?

With Sunday's interview , Trump reinforced the impression that " he intends to use Taiwan as a bargaining chip ". "Not everything in the world can be bargained or traded off", Hua told reporters at a daily briefing. Beijing originally dismissed it as "small trick" but now it seems that the pressure on Trump to accept the "one-China" policy is increasing. But Tsai Ming-yan, a professor of worldwide politics at Taiwan's National Chung Hsing University Institute of global Politics, said ...

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Acupuncture may help calm babies who cry excessively

A new study suggests that acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic. Excessive crying in babies is an issue for up to one in five families, causing pain for the baby and stress for the parents. Finally, the last group received no acupuncture at all to act a control a group. "In children, fewer needles are used, and the stimulation of the needles is mild and short compared to treating adults", said Landgren.

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Winter Storm Increases Critical Need for Blood Donations

When severe weather hits it creates a twofold problem: more people need blood and less people can give it. The Community Blood Center is in desperate need of blood after the weekend's severe weather canceled blood drives. "Because of the inventory management, it's not just a local, it's a bigger, universal need". Making a donation usually takes about an hour, and this unit of blood has the opportunity to save the lives of up to three patients.

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British pound on track for best day against dollar since 2008

May outlined "a comprehensive and carefully considered" framework, with 12 objectives, which she said would "leave the European Union a success" through a new free trade agreement with the United Kingdom. The reports came ahead of a speech Tuesday in which May is to set out how Britain would handle its divorce from the EU. She said "no deal for Britain is better than a bad deal", because it would still allow the country to trade with Europe and strike trade deals across the world.

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Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano hospitalized for cancer

However, on January 16, she experienced unspecified side effects that required her to be hospitalized. According to the university, Napolitano was hospitalized Monday, but "according to her physicians, she is doing extremely well". In any case, Napolitano's latest treatment, which wasn't specified, "is almost complete", according to the university. Napolitano was President Obama's first secretary of homeland security.

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Girl Scout cookie sales begin Wednesday

Gone are the days when we had to stave off our craving for Thin Mints until a Girl Scout rang our doorbell. Girls Scouts has begun taking orders starting with delivery March 4 and booth sales beginning March 10. That's because only Girl Scouts have Digital Cookie accounts and can send email invitations to customers with a link to their site. Today millions of Girl Scouts sell hundreds of millions of boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to support their mission of making the world a better place.

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Flu deaths stand at 5 in Iowa

A common complication is pneumonia, which may be signaled by shortness of breath. A child younger than two with the flu with a significant fever or a child that is more irritable than usual should also go to an emergency room, said Thomas. For more information on how to stay healthy during the flu season, visit www.simcoemuskokahealth.org. Nasal spray vaccine is not recommended for this flu season because of concerns about its effectiveness.

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Bill Would Let Drivers 'Unintentionally' Hit Protesters

When the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced on December 4, 2017, that it would not grant the easement that would allow construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota-threatening the drinking water supply for the Standing Rock Sioux reservation-water protectors were tired that the victory was only temporary.

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Caffeine Found to Reduce Age-Related Inflammation

In short, coffee drinkers tend to live longer than abstainers. The caffeine in your morning cup of coffee may do more than perk you up. Director of the Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection and study author Professor Mark Davis says the link between a reduction in inflammation and caffeine is not causal.

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5 killed after gunfire erupts at club in Mexican beach resort

Five people were killed and 15 suffered injuries. Scottish DJ Jackmaster, who was scheduled to perform that night, sent out a tweet last night reading: "Someone has come into the club in Playa Del Carmen and opened fire". "I met Alejandra during the festival in Playa Del Carmen and she [hung] out with our group of friends for the past three days", Ignacio Valencia wrote on Facebook.

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Urine test can tell if one had veggies, fish or meat

It can also show how much fat, sugar, fibre and protein a person has eaten. The study had 19 people follow four different diets, ranging from very healthy to very unhealthy. Urine test is not the only way to find out more about one's diet. The team is hoping to broaden the test's spectrum to include all food groups. The test comes in response to evidence that people inaccurately record their own diets by under-reporting the unhealthy food they eat and over-reporting fruit and veg intake.

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Liverpool 'must do to Plymouth what we did to Man Utd' - Klopp

A week after the League Two outfit held the Reds to a 0-0 draw at Anfield, Plymouth manager Derek Adams believed he saw precisely how to break the Merseyside side down. Liverpool have actually shed simply two times this period in the Premier League under Klopp and also Coutinho thinks a new-found protective willpower has actually lagged the Reds' great type.

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Creighton Bluejays guard Maurice Watson Jr. is out for the season

After the first incident Watson came back into the game, it was the second incident that took Watson out of the game. While Watson was named second-team All-Big East past year as a junior, he was finally coming into his own as one of the nation's top point guards this season.

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Abortions fall to 40-year low

The Guttmacher Institute was originally founded as part of Planned Parenthood and received direct financial support the larger abortion organization until 2010. The numbers indicated the dropoff was fairly consistent across the county, with 44 states reporting fewer abortions over the three-year span. According to the study , the sharpest declines in abortions occurred in the west and the south, while smaller declines were seen in the northeast and midwest.

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First shark recorded to change from sexual to asexual reproduction

An eagle ray and a boa constrictor , both held in captivity, are the only other species known to have undergone this unusual biological shift. Leoni, the zebra shark, captured within the Reef HQ Aquarium , Townsville (Australia). "One reason why we haven't seen it before could be because we haven't been looking for it". "Having half of this genetic diversity means they are probably not able to continue this lineage very far into the future", she said.

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Jimmy Iovine on Apple's Push Into Original Video Content

In an interview at the Television Critics Association press tour over the weekend, Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine offered comments that seem to confirm the original WSJ report. Continuing, the Interscope founder added: "If South Park walks into my office, I am not going to say you're not musicians, you know?" The Mac maker has reportedly been in negotiations with experienced Hollywood producers to potentially acquire rights to TV shows, and may even bring in marketing and network ...

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Hoosiers Whip Rutgers 76-57

IN (12-6, 2-3 Big Ten) needs a winning streak to back in the Big Ten title race. Robert Johnson was the only other IU player in double figures with 10 points. "When guys are driving on us, we like to help our teammates out, and I feel like we did a great job of that (today)". The Hoosiers play at Penn State on Wednesday.