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FDA restricts pain medication use in kids

The new warning further limits the agency's previous restriction of codeine use in children younger than age 18. In a report published previous year in the journal Pediatrics , members of the academy's committee on drugs wrote that although over-the-counter cough and cold medicines containing codeine were available in 28 states and Washington, D.C., "neither the value of suppressing cough nor the effectiveness of codeine in children with acute illnesses has been shown".

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Lower Earnings Target Projections: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.'s (FCAU)

Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. the EPS stands at 0.28 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.48, suggesting the stock fell short of the analysts' expectations.

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Bill lets Indiana governor, not voters, pick schools chief

Eric Holcomb to become law. But supporters of House Speaker Brian Bosma's proposal say it removes the position from politics. Although, the bill isn't exactly what House leaders wanted. "What's going to happen is the topic of education, which is so paramount for the quality of life of our constituents, is going to get lost in the governor's race", said state Rep.

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This sticky Starbucks drink is driving baristas insane

Braden Burson works at a Starbucks in Colorado. Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. Burson suddenly yells. "I have unicorn crap all in my hair and in my nose!" Just what exactly is Starbucks putting in these drinks? "It's a great drink".

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2nd doctor arrested in Minnesota girls' genital mutilation case

Last week, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala of Northville, Michigan was charged with performing female genital mutilation on minor girls out of her Livonia medical office. "This investigation has identified other children who may have been cut by Nagarwala at Attar's clinic, MBC, between 2005 and 2017, including children in MI".

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Here's how many people use ad blockers around the world

The company is one of the largest sellers of online advertising around, and it's paid Adblock Plus developer Eyeo to whitelist its ads for at least some period of time in the past. In March, this industry group, where Google is a member, has released their Better Ads Standards, trying to identify the type of ad experience which would be accepted by consumers.

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Support For Marijuana Legalization Now At an All-Time High

Most Americans don't believe the federal government should try to prohibit the sale or use of marijuana in the states that have legalized the drug. The Obama administration had previously said it wouldn't interfere in states where marijuana was legal, as long as the states controlled the drug's use and distribution.

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UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

Ann Coulter took to Twitter to decry the "fake news" story out of the San Francisco Chronicle Wednesday that said her scheduled engagement to speak on the campus of UC Berkeley had been cancelled. For that reason, when we learned through the newspapers that you had invited Ms. Coulter to speak here on April 27th, we immediately asked UCPD to conduct a comprehensive review of potential sites and security arrangements.

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Starbucks barista has meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino

Starbucks is only offering the sweet and fruity tasting drink until Sunday. Starbucks hopped on the unicorn-food theme earlier this week with its limited-edition Unicorn Frappuccino, and not everyone is happy about it. Stacey Menos, a sophomore psychology and biological sciences double major, was skeptical while purchasing the drink because of its bright colors. "I feel like in 10 years there will be a report from Starbucks saying that it causes cancer", Menos said.

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Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the Iran nuclear deal a failure on Wednesday but left open the possibility the Trump administration will uphold it nonetheless. Iran's continued support for terror since the implementation of the nuclear deal has been a major concern for the Trump administration, the Free Beacon reported Wednesday.

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Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Ryan has said the administration should continue to pay out the subsidies while the lawsuit is ongoing, but President Donald Trump has not committed to providing them and alluded to using the payments as a tool to bring Democrats to the negotiating table.

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Father of Tennessee Girl Says He is Overjoyed

Elizabeth Thomas was allegedly abducted from Culleoka, Tennessee by her 50-year-old teacher Tad Cummins on March 13 . An acting USA attorney in Tennessee says the teacher who is accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student has been charged with taking a minor across state lines to have sex.

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House Election-Georgia story

Handel, Georgia's former secretary of state, won 19.8 percent of the vote. Tuesday's election results, which saw first-time candidate Ossoff come up just short of winning the race outright, indicate that the two will continue to make headlines not only in the 6th District, which covers parts of Cobb, DeKalb and Fulton counties, but across the United States.

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Diet Soda May Increase Risks For Dementia And Stroke

After ten years, the researchers did a follow up to check on who had suffered strokes or dementia. Evidence shows that along with eating a healthy diet, including watching what you drink, the best way to reduce your risk of dementia is to take plenty of exercise and stop smoking'.

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Weekend Wx: Rain from weekdays clears

Highs: Upper 50s to lower 60s. The steadiest rain may be Friday morning, and it could coincide with the morning commute . Low around 46. East wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. This map released by U.S. Drought Monitor on Thursday , April 20, 2017 shows improved drought conditions across CT. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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Tennessee student found safe, teacher arrested in California

Officials say Cummins has been arrested and Thomas is safe. Cummins' wife, Jill, had pleaded with her husband to turn himself in. The Maury County Sheriff's Office investigators went to the Culleoka Unit School, where Cummins was a teacher and Thomas, a student.

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Sensors credited with swift arrest in rampage

Francine Williams and Randy Hicks, mother and stepfather of slain security guard Carl Williams, pose in front of their home in Fresno, Calif ., Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Muhammad has a criminal history that includes arrests on weapons, drugs and false-imprisonment charges. Police say Williams was unarmed. Dyer described Muhammad as an extremely callous man.

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Aaron Hernandez's body found with bible verse written on forehead

IN MEMORIAM: Celebrities and notable figures who have recently passed awayHernandez also appeared to have red marks on his hands and feet, and investigators are looking into whether he may have smoked synthetic marijuana the night before his death.

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Study shows athletes more influenced by peers

Turns out it's the friends who perform at roughly the same level as you who are more likely to motivate you to exercise - particularly the ones who perform a little bit worse. On top of that, the researcher added, men were found to be influenced by both other men and women, while women are only influenced by other women. In addition, it appeared that most motivations stemmed from good-old fashioned competitiveness: runners wanted to stay ahead of the pack , and strove to do better to ...

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Oracle to buy digital measurement company Moat

The need to create what CEO Jonah Goodhart has called " the currency for digital advertising " seems increasingly important given advertiser concerns around viewability, fraud and trust , and Moat has been working with some big names, including Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Unilever on the advertiser side, as well as ESPN, Facebook and Snapchat on the publisher side.

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Senators reject proposal to cut taxes in road-funding bill

Members of the Texas House of Representatives voted Wednesday to approve House Bill 100 by Representative Chris Paddie (R-Marshall) establishing statewide regulation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Lyft . "We promised our taxpayers not to write a hot check for school finance", said Rep Matt Schaefer of Tyler. He tried to derail the entire bill using a House legislative maneuver, but was unsuccessful.

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Irish property prices up almost 11 percent in year to February

This is a 28% rise on the equivalent number in 2011 (73,997). Among the big towns, Letterkenny in Co Donegal fared worst where nearly 15% of homes had no-one living in them, closely followed by Longford with a 14.6% vacancy rate and Ballina at 14.3%.

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Can Protein In Human Umbilical Cord Blood Improve Memory In Aging Mice?

This indicated enhanced activity in the mice's hippocampi, the memory and learning center of the brain. "Here we show that human cord plasma treatment revitalizes the hippocampus and improves cognitive function in aged mice", they wrote in this week's report in Nature .

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Trump enters US-Canada milk fight with threat to end NAFTA

Dairy farmers in the USA complain it's a new tariff that closes the Canadian market to them. They also asked Trump to direct USA agencies to "examine a full range of tools that could be used immediately to impress upon Canada in a concrete way the importance of dependable, two-way trade".

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Texas House OKs Major School Finance Fix, But Will Senate?

The NBA, NFL and corporate giants including Facebook and Google have previously warned Texas against adopting a bill that was similar to the original North Carolina law. Sen. Don Huffines' bill has been listed on the "local and consent" calendar, making it eligible for passage with minimal debate. Kel Seliger would cap top 10 percent admissions at 30 percent.

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Maps Show A Dramatic Rise Health In Insurance Coverage Under ACA

Insurers, doctors, hospitals and the business community have asked the Trump administration to preserve "cost-sharing" subsidies that help reduce the impact of high deductibles and copayments for consumers with modest incomes. The cost-sharing payments are the less well-known part of the financial help that the Affordable Care Act provides, but the support is baked into the plans bought by more than half of the 12.2 million people insured through the exchanges.

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Justin Trudeau finally unveils Canada's pot legislation

He was the federal government's point man on the recreational-marijuana file. The Canadian government would create a system to regulate marijuana production, distribution and sale. Others worry that legalisation will put Canada on a collision path with Donald Trump's administration south of the border. Uruguay is the only other country in the world that allows recreational use of marijuana.

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Police department's 4/20 operations tweet goes viral

Small and quirky as it may be, the police department's Twitter presence is a force to be reckoned with. In just a few hours, the quick-witted officers received thousands of retweets and "likes" on their Twitter message on marijuana's high holiday, 4/20.

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State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US

US employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, though the unemployment rate fell to a almost 10-year low of 4.5 percent. In March a year ago, the statewide unemployment rate was 5.6 percent. Information sector jobs increased by 200 in March 2017 and has risen by 1,300 jobs or 5.7 percent since March 2016. The largest increases occurred in professional/business services, leisure/hospitality, and trade/transportation/utilities.

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Religious Nuns To Be Given 'Sole Ownership' Of New National Maternity Hospital

The site is owned by the St Vincent's Healthcare Group, of which the Sisters of Charity are a major shareholder. Update: 9am: Over 50,000 people have signed an online petition in a bid to block the Government from handing ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity .

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Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

Having learned that he was sought in Williams' death, Muhammad began roaming the area looking for white men to shoot. The suspect has been identified as Kori Ali Muhammad , 39. That is the promise that Eddie Valencia is making to his best friend of 15 years, one of three white men shot dead Tuesday in Fresno, California , in what police are calling a hate crime.

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Birmingham City appoint Harry Redknapp as new manager after Gianfranco Zola resignation

Now, less than 24 hours later, Birmingham have named their third manager of the season in Redknapp, 70, who was last seen managing the Jordan national team - for two games - a year ago. He added: "I said to them "if you don't make the play-offs, I don't want any money". 'I feel very bad and very sorry. We worked with a lot of meaning, but unfortunately it didn't produce the results.

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Boris Johnson calls Assad a 'monster' who needs 'decapitating'

Top Assad ally, Russia, has asserted a Syrian government airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons factory, causing the disaster. Israel has largely stayed out of the civil war raging in its northern neighbor. Damascus denied any involvement in the Idlib incident, while the Syrian army said it does not possess chemical weapons. A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an global watchdog, is investigating the incident and is expected to issue ...

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High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program

The U.S. tech industry's need for skilled workers is only "accelerating because of intense competition", he told CNNMoney on Wednesday. The tech industry says companies have trouble filling positions with American workers and must turn to other countries through this programme.

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Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

He has another measure - SB 2143 - to increase the basic allotment per student permanently to $5,140. The bill has seen some pushback from people who want school districts to receive a pot of money set aside for gifted and talented programs.