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Gov. Daugaard says he would sign repeal of ethics law

After high-tailing through the Legislature, House Bill 1069 will face its final hurdle in the Senate today. The ethics package was passed by 51 percent of voters and would implement a public campaign financing system, a state ethics commission and stringent new rules on lobbying and disclosures.

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According to researchers, cats are as smart as dogs are

This is according to a study by Japanese researchers that found cats perform as well as dogs in certain intelligence tests. "An interesting speculation is that they may enjoy actively recalling memories of their experience like humans". "Understanding cats more deeply helps to establish better cat-human relationships", study author Saho Takagi, a psychologist at Kyoto University, told BBC .

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OH executions halted, judge rules lethal injection cocktail unconstitutional

Thursday's ruling though is just the latest in what has been a rocky few years for Ohio's execution system. A federal judge dismissed Ohio's new three-drug lethal injection process on Thursday, declaring it unconstitutional and problematic, and extended the delay of three upcoming executions, according to court officials.

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NBL player Akil Mitchell cops horrific eye injury (GRAPHIC CONTENT)

Play was stopped at the match for about 15 minutes as Mitchell was taken off the court, and he was then taken to hospital by ambulance. Ex-Virginia standout Akil Mitchell is already joking about the injury. "Akil said to Pauly (coach Paul Henare) make sure we win the rebound battle". 'It was really hard to see a player go down like that, it's hard to watch and we all send our thoughts to Akil, ' he said.

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Doctors save Burlington mom's life by removing her lungs

Speaking about the procedure, Melissa said having the transplant "was the biggest risk I think we'll ever take in our lives". "But I'm just so grateful, so happy to be home", said Benoit. "I remember waking up and my mom was there, and she said, 'Hi Melissa.' And I couldn't say hi and I couldn't really figure it out but she explained what had happened and I didn't really believe her at all".

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After Brexit vote, Theresa May seeks closer ties with Trump's America

Given the British Supreme Court's decision this week that the government can not trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval, the Washington talks come at an opportune time for Downing Street. "We're going to stop the ridiculous trade deals that have taken everybody out of our country and taken companies out of our country." Also, I believe what will come out of this is a very clear determination on both sides not just to maintain the special relationship but also to build it for the future.

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Sex is painful for almost one in 10 women, says study

Kirstin Mitchell , the study's lead author. About a third of women reporting painful sex said they were dissatisfied with their sex life, and almost 45 percent said fear of pain and other sexual difficulties had caused them to avoid sex.

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Whoopi: 'It was a mistake' to ban pro-life groups from Women's March

In anti-abortion circles, she said, taking a stand against Trump has led to some tension ― even though Trump's position on the practice changed by the day leading up to the election. Tens of thousands of marchers are expected, according to the March for Life website. On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. "Federal Planned Parenthood funding may finally be cut".

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Donald Trump Begins Dismantling of EPA

Emails that have been sent to EPA staff since Trump was inaugurated on Friday give specific prohibitions that ban news releases, blog updates and posts on the agency's social media accounts. "I report directly to President Trump and my job as senior White House advisor is, as we are awaiting the confirmation of the administrator, to make sure that the president's wishes and the president's executive orders are being implemented", Benton told OPB in an interview.

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Trump and May to Discuss Expanding U.S.-British Trade

May has said she is seeking to broker a post-Brexit trade agreement with the US, an area of common ground with Trump , who backed the U.K.'s exit from the European Union. On Friday, normal transmission will be resumed when Ms May becomes the first world leader to hold White House talks with Mr Trump . May says she " won't be afraid " to speak candidly and has indicated that she does not expect to agree on everything.

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Jurgen Klopp: Joel Matip no quick-fix solution to Liverpool's defensive problems

Liverpool is down after they lost the first leg of the EFL Cup Semi-Final 1-0 to Southampton. They are trying to reach the EFL final, probably to face Manchester United, who are 2-0 up over Hull in their respective semifinal. The Saints have yet to concede a goal in the EFL Cup and will hope to keep their flawless record intact at Wembley next month. Will that be enough to see us through? Martial started against Liverpool debutant and teenager Trent Alexander Arnold at Old Trafford ...

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Woman shocked to see 'lesbianism' listed as problem in medical history

The 29-year-old went on to say she had never heard of anything like this happening before, and made a decision to reach out to the practice to find out why it was listed. Meanwhile, the Carolinas HealthCare System has admitted that it wasn't an apt clinical diagnosis, and that they system was actively investigating how this information was included in the woman's medical history record.

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The Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (SGYP) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest

The call for hold was given by 1 analyst. Citigroup Downgrades Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc . Canaccord Genuity said it views Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd (ADR ) (OTC: TKPYY)'s speculated interest in buying Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc ( NASDAQ: SGYP ) as a positive step.

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YG and Mariah Carey Have a Breakup Track on the Way

The clip is said to have its premiere on the season finale of Carey's reality show Mariah's World this weekend. Carey started dating her back up dancer Tanaka following her split from Packer . We've got a really strong team around us of good people. Meanwhile, the songstress current boyfriend Bryan Tanaka revealed it "f*****g sucks" everytime he sees her girlfriend gets touchy with her ex-fiancé.

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Discovery ready to pull plug on Sky package

All 12 channels in the Discovery portfolio would disappear from Sky and NOW TV after January 31 if the dispute is not resolved, affecting more than 5.5 million people, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland said in a statement. The company said that if an agreement was not reached, it would pull all 12 channels from the pay-TV operator. The consumer can't be expected to fund all of Sky's investments and get less and less choice in return.

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The Logistics of Building Trump's Border Wall

Trump signed two immigration-related decrees today, including an order to begin work to "build a large physical barrier on the southern border", according to the White House. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Congress could be responsible for footing the bill for the wall at the outset - a price tag of between $8 billion and $14 billion - but that there could be methods to have Mexico eventually pay.

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Muslims are again ignored in the BJP third list of UP Polls

Saints belonging to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) called for enactment of a legislation by Parliament paving the way for construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya. BJP has also nominated its former state party President Surya Pratap Shahi from Pathardeva. BJP had given ticket to Ved Gupta, who had recently joined the party from BSP, from Ayodhya Assembly constituency.

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Worcester unemployment increased in December, declined in 2016

The report says the number of unemployed Iowans dropped by almost 4,000 from November to December. IN lost 6,000 jobs in December, mostly in private education services, but saw a decline in joblessness for the month because the workforce also shrunk.

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Willful defaulter VIjay Mallya alleges 'witch hunt' by 'Govt Machinery'

Diageo said, "Diageo is clear that the Watson backstop guarantee arrangements were not part of the price paid or agreed to be paid for any USL shares under the Original USL Transaction and therefore believes the decision in the SEBI notice to be misconceived and wrong in law and has appealed against it before the Securities Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai (SAT) on 29 July 2016".

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University risked lives in caffeine experiment

Both ended up being taken to intensive care, where they received dialysis to save their lives. Northumbria University has now admitted health and safety breaches, with Newcastle Crown Court hearing that the two should each have been given 0.3g of caffeine, which would have been the equivalent of three cups of coffee.

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Stress can be handled better with meditation

Elizabeth A. Hoge, an associate professor of psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington , DC, said in a statement . The team, discussing their findings in the journal Psychiatry Research , hopes to expand the research to other psychiatric disorders.

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Patrice Evra to undergo medical at Marseille

The club said in a statement: "Having completed his medical, France worldwide Patrice Evra signed a contract on Wednesday evening with Marseille for a duration of 18 months". The player is said to have agreed an 18-month contract with Marseille , who are also working feverishly to bring West Ham playmaker Dimitri Payet to the Stade Velodrome before the close of the window.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Holyrood will vote on blocking Brexit despite Supreme Court ruling

Brexit secretary David Davis told MPs that the government respected the verdict of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, which ruled that MPs must now authorise the triggering of Article 50. "Following the Supreme Court judgment, a Bill will be provided for this House and there will be the proper debates in this chamber and in another place on that Bill.

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Women unclear when to begin routine heart screenings

The American Heart Association recommends healthy heart screenings start at age 20. "They can begin developing atherosclerosis, plaque in their arteries, in their teenage and early twenties", Carolina Demori, cardiologist at the Orlando Health Heart Institute in Florida, US, said in a statement.

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Compare the crowd at Women's March and Trump's inauguration

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said almost 275,000 people packed the capital's Metro system by 11 a.m., compared with 193,000 trips by the same time for the inauguration. The Washington march, expected to attract around one million people, was just one of a series of marches planned across major world capitals like London, Sydney and Tokyo, to raise awareness on women's and civil rights, seemingly under threat in Trump presidency.

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Mar-a-Lago membership fee doubles to $200000

This is a reversal of the move the club made in 2012, when it cut its fee from $200,000 to $100,000. "For instance, if 1,000 members agree to stay on at higher rates, that would suggest that Mar members were getting something of a discount before".

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British leader Theresa May urged to push Trump on controversial policies

The Prime Minister - who has insisted she is prepared to be "frank" with President Trump in areas where they disagree - will make her firmest bid yet to turn him into a close ally. Congress will have a vital role in approving any free trade deal struck between Britain and the US. And former Labour leader Ed Miliband popped up to ask Mrs May whether she would seek to persuade President Trump of the importance of abiding by the Paris climate change agreement.

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Second Case of Mumps Confirmed in Dallas County

In the 2014-15 season, Dallas County had 19 flu-related adult deaths. A third of workers who have the flu still report to work, according to a new public health survey of NY metro area residents commissioned by South Nassau Communities Hospital.

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD)

ResMed Inc has 140,965,000 shares now held by shareholders which now trade around the 70.03 mark which totals ResMed Inc's market capitalisation to 9.87B Dollars. Following an update released by analysts at Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday the broker has now set a "Hold" rating on shares of ResMed Inc (NYSE:RMD) with a price target of 59.

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IL governor cheers on effort to end budget impasse

Gov. Bruce Rauner's 2017 full State of the State address The governor was applauded as he entered the House chamber and began his speech recounting successes in streamlining state government, ethics and criminal justice reform. "It was very disappointing that this is where he says we should be going yet we haven't signed any budgets that would have addressed those issues", District 67 Representative Litesa Wallace said after the address.

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#LetsTalk: Wednesday is the seventh annual Bell Let's Talk Day

Stuart is a professor with the department of public health sciences and is appointed to the department of psychiatry and the school of rehabilitation therapy. The cards, Demeray said, are an easy way for people to share the tools they use to stay mentally healthy. Among them, Deacon says she was touched by a youth program in Fort McMurray.

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Arsene Wenger charged over Burnley incident

The Frenchman was sent from the touchline by referee Jon Moss after remonstrating over the award of an injury-time penalty to the Clarets. I regret everything. Arsenal are looking to win the Premier League title this term after their second-placed finish last season, but face an uphill struggle in trying to catch Chelsea in the race for the trophy.

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Tom Brady Speaks About Donald Trump Relationship: What Is the Big Deal?

In six Super Bowls featuring Brady and Belichick, the Patriots never have won or lost by more than four points. This is easily the most intriguing storyline so far heading into the Super Bowl . They won the Super Bowl immediately after Deflategate first erupted, long before anybody knew much about the Ideal Gas Law and pressure gauges and the toll it would all take on the league and the team that was one of its model franchises.

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ObamaCare Architect: Replacing the ACA Will Take 'Many Months'

Many of those regulations can't be unwound at the stroke of a pen, because many of them are mandated by the ACA statute passed by Congress. They say premiums have increased , deductibles are high, and the number of providers has decreased.

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3D bioprinter making living human skin developed by scientists

Scientists in Spain have printed a fully-functioning replica of our largest organ, skin, and they're set to start selling it to cosmetics firms. The other drawback is that much of the process is performed manually. The researchers note that, unlike other methods, it does not use animal collagen. The printed skin can be used for creating skin transplants for burn patients or for those with severe skin problems, albeit this would require approval from regulatory agencies.