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Rep. Cartwright on Health Care Vote

In Central Illinois alone, more than 150,000 people could lose health insurance. "It was destined to fail by a substantial margin". The AHCA would do away with that requirement, which would mean the return of cheap, "junk" policies that cover little to nothing.

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Earth Hour 2017: Don't turn on the lights this weekend

Meanwhile, the French retailer Carrefour called on its 97 stores across Taiwan to participate in the event, while hotel operators such as L'Hotel de Chine Group and Leofoo Tourism Group turned off their signboard lights. "All you have to do is switch off your lights for one hour to join hundreds of millions around the world to send a clear signal that we must act and we must act now".

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Texas A&M, Rick Perry clash on election of gay student body president

Perry claimed the university sought to push a diversity agenda at the expense of due process. The comments set off a social media debate in Texas where some questioned why a member of the president's cabinet keeping an eye on the USA nuclear arsenal needed to weigh in on a student election.

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Possible Cure For Sepsis Discovered

According to NPR , it happened when Dr. Paul Marik from Sentara Norfolk General Hospital encountered a woman with a severe case of sepsis. "We had this 48-year-old woman who previously had been reasonably healthy, who came in with rapid overwhelming sepsis", he told the national broadcaster.

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Rain mars post-Lunch session in Hamilton

South Africa head into the second day of Test action at 123-4, with Temba Bavuma and du Plessis standing guard on 13 and 33 not out respectively. Latham, fielding at short square leg, anticipated the shot and was moving to his right as du Plessis made contact.

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Germany's Low: We want to secure qualification without dropping a point

Low's side on Wednesday edged England 1-0 in an global friendly which marked Lukas Podolksi's final match with the national team. "It is the first qualifier for some time and for us the aim is clearly defined", said Loew, who led them to the 2014 World Cup title.

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NCAA Tournament: Elite Eight teams set for weekend matchups

While the Gators came away with a 88-66 win on February 21 in Gainesville, that was against a Gamecocks team that was pressing and having the prospect of seeing another sure NCAA bid drift away. Provided that they beat the Bears (which will be no cakewalk), some reporter is going to ask at the postgame whether they prefer Florida or Wisconsin, and Martin, or Sindarius Thornwell, or whoever is up at the podium is going to say "It doesn't matter as long as we take care of business" or ...

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Some local physicians & patients pleased Obamacare didn't get repealed

The health care act became something of a proxy for the rest of the Trump agenda and it dominated the market for most of this week. The illusion that dissenters would be deterred by the threat of primary challenges driven by Trump loyalty has been quickly shattered.

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FDA Grants Rare Skin Cancer Drug Accelerated Approval

Sixty-five percent of patients were reported to have had one prior anticancer therapy for mMCC, and 35% had two or more prior therapies. The efficacy and safety of Bavencio was demonstrated in the Javelin Merkel 200 trial, an open-label, single-arm, multi-center study conducted in 88 patients with histologically confirmed metastatic MCC whose disease had progressed on or after chemotherapy administered for distant metastatic disease.

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Kevin Gates Sent Back To Jail As He Was Getting Out

A judge, however, is the only one who can determine that. A court hearing has been set for later Friday, though it's now unclear whether that will mean extradition for Gates. In Septemer 2015, the rapper was charged with simple battery after kicking fan, Miranda Dixon, in the "stomach/chest area" during his show at Rumors Nightclub in Lakeland, Florida.

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Mongolia secures second gold medal from Special Olympics 2017

Armagh, who claimed Silver in the Novice Slalom, was presented with his Silver medal by Special Olympics ambassador, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Special Olympics is a worldwide movement of people, which establishes a new world of inclusion and community, where each individual is accepted and included, irrespective of their abilities or disabilities.

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Shiv Sena MP's unruly behavior caught on cam: Barred from flying

Lok Sabha MP from Osmanabad in Maharashtra Ravindra Gaikwad hit 60-year-old airline staffer Surendra Kundu "25 times" with his slippers. Raut also added that there are number of people who should be blacklisted, who is responsible for bringing Air India to this position and due to which it is facing loss.

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Trump's Agriculture secretary nominee pressed on proposed ag, rural program cuts

In a prepared statement, Hoeven, R-N.D., expressed his hope that Perdue, the former governor of Georgia, is confirmed soon. "I will do everything within my power within the confines of the administration working there to match what our desires are".

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Poland's PM warns she may not sign European Union declaration

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has spoken out against a two-speed Europe as she prepared to head off to a European Union summit in Italy marking the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding Treaty of Rome . And while he said problems such as the economic and migration crises and the rise of populism could be overcome, he said they could prove fatal if not treated.

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Winter Weather Advisory For Some

Some areas in the midstate could receive some light freezing rain early Friday , according to the National Weather Service at State College. Cloudy, with a high near 68. Cloudy skies are expected to round out the weekend on Sunday , along with a 70 percent chance of rain . Decreasing cloudiness late. Low 32F. Temps: High of 81 degrees Friday , with a low of 67 degrees.

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Comedy comes to cash machines for Comic Relief

The sequel, a 10-minute short film titled Red Nose Day, Actually, will air tomorrow night (March 24) in the United Kingdom as part of BBC One's Comic Relief broadcast. Love Actually star Emma Thompson said she will not return for the sequel since Alan Rickman , the actor who portrayed her onscreen husband, died previous year.

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Outrage Grows as Illegal Immigrant Student Charged in High School Rape Case

A spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed that border agents had encountered Henry Sanchez near the US-Mexico border in Texas last August. "Based on everything we know, we think he's innocent", Sanchez Milian's lawyer Andrew Jezic told the Washington Post . The Trump administration revised immigration enforcement policy last month, expanding the categories of illegal immigrants that would be subject to deportation proceedings.

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As showdown vote nears, Schakowsky rips GOP health plan

Currently, no federal funds are permitted to be used on abortions - they go toward reimbursing Planned Parenthood for covering other services under Medicaid, like STI tests and cancer screenings. She also commented on Ivanka Trump's silence on the bill up to this point. In 2015, the Congressional Budget Office reported that defunding Planned Parenthood would cost the government tens of millions of dollars and result in the loss of medical care for 650,000 women.

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Prime Minister considers posthumous medal for murdered PC Palmer

He'd always give me a big cuddle when he came in. You don't do it for a medal - he really did care'. Speaking in Parliament the day after the incident, his former colleague, Conservative MP James Cleverly, paid a tearful tribute to the man he met 25 years ago as part of Battery 100 Regiment, Royal Artillery.

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Man Charged in Theft of John Legend's Bag, $25K Cufflinks at JFK

A suspect has been arrested by Port Authority Police at John F. Kennedy airport for stealing John Legend's luggage. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen's Moroccan family vacation didn't end quite like they'd hoped. Hilario is accused of swiping Legend's bag while it was left unattended on a luggage cart at the airport Thursday. Hilario was charged with grand larceny and other charges and faces up to seven years in prison if convicted, officials said.

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Hide carry gun bill would honor permits across state lines

House Bill 1169 codified the right of those with a North Dakota drivers' license or state-issued ID card to carry a concealed handgun. An enhanced license, that allows reciprocity with other states, requires firearms training and the open-book test.

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OK Foods recalls chicken products over possible metal contamination, USDA says

Department of Agriculture said. Affected products were manufactured from December 19, 2016 to March 7, 2017, and bear the establishment number "P-7092" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The USDA said in a news release that contamination came from metal conveyor belts and was discovered Tuesday. You can find a full list of recalled products at the USDA's website .

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GOP's Obamacare replacement dies before House vote

President Donald Trump had the vote on his health care legislation pulled at the last minute on Friday after House Republicans failed to gather enough votes. Trump. The new bill would offer refundable tax credits so that citizens can buy their own insurance plan instead of implementing a fine on Americans for not being covered.

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On World Tuberculosis Day, Doctors Warn Of New Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Women and girls make up almost 1 million of the estimated 2.8 million TB cases in India each year; it is the fifth leading cause of death among women in the country, accounting for almost 5 percent of fatalities in women aged 30-69. Unfortunately, many physicians don't immediately think of TB as part of the differential diagnosis when they see a patient with a cough, a fever or an abnormal chest X-ray.

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NEET exam to be conducted in 103 cities this time : Prakash Javadekar

The announcement has been made by the minister through his twitter account through a series of tweets this morning. The government has increased the number of cities where the NEET examination would be conducted from 80 to 103 to make it easier for the students to reach the venues.

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What Are Analysts Suggestions On Halliburton Company

Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. started coverage on Halliburton Company in a research note on Wednesday, January 18th. The stock has performed -2.38% over the last seven days, -5.99% over the last thirty, and -6.47% over the last three months.

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Age reversal drug could be on market in three years

It could potentially take things a few steps further. The potential applications for the drug, if it proves effective, extend beyond our own world and into space. Dr. Wu explained , "it won the competition out of 300 entries". NASA - which is investigating a manned Mars mission - is very keen on the research because the gruelling two-year journey would expose its astronauts to significant levels of cosmic radiation.

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Drip-free wine bottle unveiled

The drip free wine bottle works thanks to the simple addition of a 2mm grove which captures any wine before it dribbles down the neck. Can't find your foil wine pourers? He noticed that more wine dripped when a bottle was full, and that a stream of wine curls backward over the lip.

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Unseasonably warm temps and windy conditions

Our Saturday looks to start off dry, with a southerly breeze, and a mix of sun and clouds. THURSDAY: Another storm system approaches our area bringing with it the chance for showers and thunderstorms. A variably cloudy sky will prevail today with afternoon highs reaching the 60s. This front will bring some precipitation to the region in the form of scattered rain showers and a few snow showers in the mountains of New Hampshire and Vermont.

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Gov. Scott insists death penalty needed in Loyd murder cases

But Scott isn't budging from his order. Corcoran says her blanket decision not to seek the death penalty crosses a line and he urges Florida Governor Rick Scott to suspend the prosecutor. Loyd led police on a nine day manhunt and stands accused of murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a police officer. She filed a motion to stay that decision on Monday.

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Most Active mover Update on Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY)

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's ROA is now valued at 13.50% * with a ROI value of 20.00% *. The institutional investor owned 3,900 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Equities analysts anticipate that Bristol-Myers Squibb Co will post $2.82 EPS for the current fiscal year. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 1st.

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Mother beats cancer twice, gives birth to twins, dies

These two little miracles will now be raised by their dad. Wish me luck. I'm having a C-section at 7 and then a [radical] hysterectomy right after. She went through intensive treatment at Stanford Medical Center while she was pregnant, and the disease went into remission once again.

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London attack: Terrorist known to MI5, May tells MPs

In total, nine people remain in custody. According to the BBC , he told the auto rental company that he was a teacher. The Department for Education said it had no record of him having worked as a qualified teacher in English state schools.

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Viagogo skips United Kingdom parliamentary hearing

Danny Rimer looks after the Viagogo investment at Index and he has an OBE, so surely wouldn't decline a parliamentary invite. Viagogo was called before the committee after tickets for an Ed Sheeran concert in aid of Britain's Teenage Cancer Trust appeared on the site for up to £2,330 (€2,682) - the face value was £110 (€126).

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World Tuberculosis Day observed on March 24

This included procurement and installation of 21 GeneXpert machines, training of 60 lab technician and rehabilitation of 8 laboratories. The installation of the GeneXpert machine had been launched in Sudan for the first time in 2015. Drug-resistant TB is itself a growing problem , and may be a result of substandard diagnostic tests and treatments for people, as well as the overuse of antibiotics in livestock husbandry.