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Highly contagious dog flu reported in SC, NC and GA

Cases have also been confirmed in Florida and Tennessee. The Charleston Animal Society urged pet owners to look for signs of the flu and talk to their veterinarians. If so, they should ask the owner to quarantine the dog at home for another two weeks. UF veterinarians give two big pieces of advice on preventing the spread of the virus: In shelters and rescue groups, trying to protect their dogs from coming in contact with sick dogs is key.

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Oglethorpe University President joins group pledging to uphold Paris Climate Agreement

The nation's willing participation likely hinges on its long-endured food insecurity, energy shortages and climate change's "potential to erode government control", Australian lecturer Benjamin Habib wrote in May 2014. "In order for Hawaii to be an active participant in going green and looking at alternative energies", Okabe said, "we want to be the first, and we want to be the trendsetter for the world ".

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Dairyland Power announces plant as back-up to renewable sources

Dairyland Power serves around 600,000 customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and IL. Once the natural gas plant is operating, the company will be using more than 40 percent of renewable energy . The Nobles 2 wind project will complement the EnergyForward strategy of Minnesota Power which aims to source 44% of energy supplied to customers from renewable sources by 2025.

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House to act on VA accountability; Dems wary on private care

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., co-sponsored the legislation and voted in favor of the bill. The office would also maintain a toll-free number and website to receive anonymous whistleblower disclosures. Unfortunately, as we all know, many VA facilities across the nation have long failed to provide our nations' heroes with the timely and effective medical attention they need.

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How to watch James Comey's Senate committee testimony

Comey briefed Trump one-on-one at Trump Towers on Jan 6 "to minimise potential embarrassment to the president-elect" about the claims involving prostitutes at a Moscow hotel which Trump visited in 2013. "He did not reply". The Senate intelligence committee released Mr. Comey's detail-rich opening statement Wednesday afternoon, and the account in his prepared testimony unsurprisingly appears to confirm earlier media leaks about what he will say.

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Saudi finance minister says 'brother state' Qatar must act to end crisis

US military officials, also speaking anonymously to discuss political issues, said the Al Udeid airbase in Qatar is vital to American air support against Iranian paramilitaries and Iranian-backed forces on the side of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war.

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Myanmar military plane carrying 120 goes missing

Army said in a statement that both debris and dead bodies were found in the Andaman Sea. A spokesman from the military's information team said two-thirds of passengers on board were women and children. The plane was carrying relatives of Myanmar soldiers, including children, as well as 14 crew members, and there was no immediate word on whether there were any survivors.

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Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

A federal contractor has been arrested following the leak of a classified intelligence report that suggests Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier days before last year's presidential election. Victor remained locked up Tuesday on federal charges that she made copies of classified documents containing top-secret material and mailed them to an online news organization.

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Dozens of Boko Haram fighters attack northeast Nigeria town

Boko Haram insurgents yesterday stormed parts of the embattled city of Maiduguri, shooting sporadically and setting houses ablaze. According to reports, this is coming ahead of an earlier scheduled visit by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo to Borno state.

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Overdoses now leading cause of death of Americans under 50

Overdoses of opioids , including prescription drugs and heroin, killed more than 33,000 people in the United States in 2015 - the latest year for which data are available. An epidemic of opioid and heroin abuse means that overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50, surpassing vehicle accidents.

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Democrats furious at evasive answers at hearing

Trump's complaints came just days after Comey confirmed in a public hearing before the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI was investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. Coats testimony before the Senate intelligence committee has been scheduled for weeks, an event that was already expected to kick off two days of blockbuster hearings.

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Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change

He also signed HB1578, which will establish the Carbon Farming Task Force, which among other things will capture and provide long-term storage for carbon dioxide to help mitigate climate change . As The Two-Way reported , he stated that the agreement gives other countries "an economic edge over the United States". NY and California are the only states in the country's top 10 list of carbon emitters to sign pledges.

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Did girlfriend's texts push teen to take his own life?

The prosecution says his death came after being pressured during dozens of texts and phones calls from Carter , then a 17-year-old. Carter also texted Roy , saying, "I think your parents know you're in a really bad place". Such questions are critical in a state such as MA, where assisting someone to commit suicide is not considered a crime. In court, Roy's mother testified that he had attempted suicide before and that he had a tough relationship with his father.

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Skokie mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus

The most common symptoms of the disease are high fever, body aches, and headache. Miller says it's too early in the season to find any mosquitos carrying West Nile virus right now, however, she says the region has been seeing another type of insect.

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Artisan Bread Is Not Necessarily Healthier than White Bread

About half of the participants had a better response to white flour bread, while the other half had a better response to the whole wheat sourdough bread. "In the context of white bread , this means that some people respond badly to white bread and should probably avoid it, while others have a healthy response to it, given what we measured".

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Intelligence Chiefs Won't Say if Trump Asked Them to Downplay Russia Investigation

Comey certainly did not hold back in the claims he made during the Clinton campaign, and based on that we would not be surprised if he makes the same kind of bold statements tomorrow. Trump fired Comey in May. The former National Security Adviser was sacked after less than a month on the job after it was revealed he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador during the transition.

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Senate Plans for Mid-Summer Health Care Vote

None of the options is a silver bullet, and each effort to appeal to one group of Republicans risks triggering new opposition from another. President Donald will meet with Republican leadership to iron out details regarding health care and tax reform .

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Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

The Senate's vote approving the bill was one vote shy of the two-thirds majority needed to override a veto. Even after the veto override, the session is not over. The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's decision to increase income taxes to fix the state budget and provide extra money for public schools. The bill would have raised $1.2 billion over two years by repealing or rolling back past income tax cuts championed by Brownback.

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Mom gives birth to 13 pound, 5 ounce baby

Chrissy developed gestational diabetes - a condition that causes high blood pressure during pregnancy - which also put Carleigh at risk for having diabetes when she was born, Larry Corbitt said. She's so big." Her husband Larry said, "The doctor said, 'Oh my gosh, she's going to be 15-pounds. "She's so big", mom, Chrissy Corbitt, told ABC News .

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Parties begin final day of general election campaigning

What can't you do in a polling station? . You must vote at the polling station you have been assigned to. "Makes sense, but it's nevertheless somewhat shocking that so many with no plans to vote would do so if it saved them a short trip to the nearest polling station".

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Reality star Danny Dias dead

After taking the substances, Dias reportedly "freaked out" and "ran in his room". On Monday, he went to the apartment to check in on Dias when he found his body. Drugs are believed to have played a role in Dias' death though the official cause of death is still under investigation. The show was a sister series to MTV's flagship reality show, The Real World .

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France condemns attacks on Iran parliament, mausoleum

Iranian officials have not yet confirmed if the two attacks are linked. Islamic State has often urged its fighters to attack Iranian targets and lambasted "heretic" Shi'ite Iran for helping the Syrian and Iraqi governments battle Islamic State , which considers Shi'ites to be infidels.

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

Mr Wray worked for the Justice Department under President George W Bush. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Wray seemed like "the flawless kind of person" for the important job. Wray joins multiple other members of the law and lobbying firm King & Spalding LLP to be tapped for a position in the administration. In 2015, Wray signed a letter from his law firm to the Senate judiciary committee endorsing Yates to become deputy attorney general.

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Coast Guard ends search for missing boater off Salisbury Beach

Tuesday to a report of two people in the water after a boat capsized in rough seas, according to a Coast Guard press release . One person was rescued from a nearby jetty and brought to the hospital. The Coast Guard placed an electronic beacon on the boat, but it stopped working on May 26, the Palm Beach Post reported . Boats from the Coast Guard stations at Ocracoke and Hatteras and a helicopter from the Coast Guard station at Elizabeth City are taking part in the search.

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Philadelphia Zoo welcomes baby gorilla after emergency delivery

Gorilla labor is usually quick, and the mother doesn't show any signs of fatigue, distress or symptoms of feeling ill, the zoo explained. A similar team was in place for a gorilla birth at the zoo past year, but the emergency response wasn't needed.

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Drug Overdose Deaths May Have Hit an All-Time High In 2016

State and county death records reveal an estimated 62,500 people died from drug overdoses past year, 19% more than in 2015. The report estimates that more than 59,000 people died from a drug overdose in 2016 - an increase of 19% from 2015.

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Salmonella cases from baby chicks increase in Wyoming

Most infected people recover within a week without treatment. Most of the reported Salmonella cases were caused by a strain of the virus transmitted by live poultry. It can be quite risky, according to the experts; exactly why the CDC wants to get the word out about almost 400 cases of salmonella in 47 states since January.

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Analysts Outlook: Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX)

The stock, after opening at $15.20, closed at $15.18 by scoring -0.78%. (NASDAQ: CLDX ) has performed -20.33%. Wall Street analysts covering the stock are projecting that the stock will reach $6.5 within the next 52-weeks. Several research firms have weighed in on CLDX. Wedbush had a markedly different take on 07/03/2016, proposing that Celldex Therapeutics, Inc .is now considered Neutral versus prior Outperform rating.

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Trump backs Saudi over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

The United Arab Emirates, along with several other powerful Arab states, severed diplomatic ties with fellow Gulf state Qatar on Monday over its alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran. They accuse the Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani-led Qatari government of supporting terrorist organizations, including the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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U.S. woman faces manslaughter for texting suicidal boyfriend to do it

The case could set a legal precedent if Carter is convicted; no law against assisted suicide or encouraging suicide exists in MA. As police investigated the death, they found hundreds of text messages between Carter and Roy . I talked to her about it yesterday". Carter's lawyers sought to have the case dismissed, but Massachusetts's highest court - the Supreme Judicial Court - allowed the case to proceed.

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Late nights and lie-ins at the weekend are bad for your health

Forbush, the study's lead author. "A regular sleep schedule may be an effective, relatively simple, and low-priced preventative treatment for heart disease as well as many other health problems ", she suggested in a statement . According to researchers from the University of Arizona in the United States, social jet lag has emerged as an important circadian marker for health outcomes.

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Florida governor defends record-setting budget vetoes

First taking on economic development and educational funding, the topic of medical marijuana isn't now on theirscheduled agenda. It was announced abruptly last Friday after Gov. Sen. Anitere Flores , R-Miami, acknowledged that some senators opposed to the bill may have voted for it thinking that Scott would veto it, though Flores said she was not one of them.

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White House looks for ways to undermine Comey's credibility

Trump fired Comey last month andappeared to say that he dismissed the FBI director because he disagreed with the direction of the bureau's probe into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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Somerset County Library System to begin Summer Reading Challenge June 19

At the conclusion of the program, children and teens that have successfully completed the program will be able to choose between a swim party and a RockHounds game to celebrate their achievement. The last day for teens to collect prizes is August 10. "'Happy Birthday, Rochester' is our opportunity to remind adults that reading improves your memory and expands your vocabulary".

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Sangakkara wants 'arrogant' Sri Lanka to challenge India

He plead guilty to a serious over-rate offense in the game against South Africa . Beating Sri Lanka , will increase India's chances to make it to the Semi-finals in the eight-nation tournament. How do I follow the ICC Champions Trophy Group B match between India and Sri Lanka live? "I would play with the same XI because everyone played really well against Pakistan including Hardik Pandya.