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Medicare Part D Annual Enrollment Period Oct. 15-Dec. 7

Even if Medicare beneficiaries are satisfied with their current Part D plan, they should still re-evaluate that drug plan to determine if it will best meet their needs for 2017, according to the Aging and Disability Resource Center. Nationwide, United Healthcare and Humana remain the biggest providers of Medicare Advantage plans. Switch from one Medicare drug plan to another Medicare drug plan.

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Lawyers: Lost evidence, misconduct make defending Cosby hard

The filing represents their latest attempt to have the case thrown out before the June trial near Philadelphia . "During that lengthy delay", Mr. Cosby's lawyers said in the filing, "numerous actors - the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; a federal judge with a baseless theory; a lawyer who parades her clients' untimely, unverifiable claims before the media; and a district attorney who publicly branded a celebrity for his own political gain - created a ideal storm of prejudice, bias and delay ...

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Joe Buck says vocal cord damaged in 2011 hair procedure

But it wasn't that long ago that Buck feared he'd lost his voice, and for a most peculiar of reasons: an addiction to hair plugs. He said that he was anxious about losing his hair since his job as an on-air broadcaster often felt like it was contingent upon looks rather than skill.

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Plunging pound upsets Asian markets

At least one electronic trading platform recorded a transaction at US$1.1378, said traders, who asked not to be identified because they aren't allowed to speak publicly. The dollar stayed firm during Thursday's Asian session, with data showing that unemployment benefit requests fell last week, which hints to a strong nonfarm payroll report coming today.

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Pakistani parliament condemns India's actions in Kashmir

The State Department's comments came as India-Pakistan relations dipped to a new low in recent times with cross-border terror attacks and the Indian Army's surgical strikes at terror "launch pads" across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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MLB Scores: Marlins 7, Mets 3

Dee Gordon led off the bottom of the first as a righty in the batter's box in tribute to Fernandez. He switched to his normal side and inexplicably hit his first home run of the season. US Coast Guard personnel noticed the vessel upside down on the north end of a rocky jetty early Sunday, Veloz said. Jose, who loved baseball and played with so much passion, would've wanted baseball to go on.

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Hurricane Matthew: Obama declares state of emergency in South Carolina, Florida

Forecasters warn that if the storm makes landfall, its impact could be historic. Scott told residents in evacuation zones to go inland. By 2:00 am on Friday, it is expected to be off Port St Lucie, threatening Florida's beaches and ports with sustained winds of up to 130 miles-per-hour and gusts of up to 160.

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Cashman: Bernie Sanders, supporters feeling Hillary Clinton's burn

Though unclear if it's related , the schedule change comes a few days after audio from a February fundraiser leaked that made public Clinton's take on fans of her then-rival Sanders, who she suggested were overly idealistic. She also copped to occupying the "center-left to center-right", which is not "progressive" by even the loosest definition. Everybody who's ever been in an election that I'm aware of is quite bewildered, because there is a strain of, on the one hand, the kind of ...

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Hurricane Matthew 'will kill you,' says Florida governor

The Hillary Clinton campaign said it would roll back its ad buy on The Weather Channel before Hurricane Matthew hit the Southeastern coast of the US. Hurricane Matthew has been upgraded to a category four storm, the second highest hurricane classification, as it heads towards the US. The eye, or center, of the storm was moving between Andros Island and New Providence in the northwestern Bahamas on Thursday.

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Because we all love to pay more in taxes

Trump in 1995, according to the Internal Revenue Service". Clinton's plan would reduce the after-tax income of the top 1 percent by 1.7 percent when judged on a static basic, or perhaps more using the Tax Foundation's own dynamic estimate.

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'This storm will kill you,' FL gov. warns ahead of Hurricane Matthew

As people hurried for higher ground, authorities in SC said a motorist died on Wednesday after being shot by deputies during a dispute along an evacuation route. With risky Hurricane Matthew approaching Florida's coastline, officials at Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld say they'll be shutting down until the storm passes.

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Pierce Brosnan just endorsed Pan Bahar and Twitter went berserk

Twitter believes it's because he still thinks he has the license to kill. When James Bond starts selling pan, you know the empire really has struck back. Some of Brosnan's global brand associations over the years include Kia, Visa, beer brand Sagres, Omega watches, Ferrero Rocher, Diet Coke and Spar, a supermarket chain.

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Titans, Dolphins reeling after poor starts

With a sack this week, Orakpo would become only the eighth player for the franchise to record five sacks in the first five games, dating back to 1982, when sacks became an official statistic. "We will try to narrow it down", Gase said, noting Foster returned to the practice field for individual work and looked good Wednesday. "We have protocols that we have in place", Gase said, via the Associated Press .

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Georgia, Carolinas clearing out as Hurricane Matthew roars towards coast

Here is the latest from our radar. Hurricane Matthew is expected to hit Florida and the East Coast as the storm continues to make its way north. We encourage residents in the affected area to listen to calls for appropriate evacuation, preparation and response, before, during and after the weather emergency.

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After Wells Fargo, union fund adviser seeks other bank reviews

Wells Fargo claimed 5,300 employees who were fired were responsible for the fraudulent accounts. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,063 shares of WFC which is valued at $407,744. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.38 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 1.38. Wells Fargo & Co.

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Experts point to brain injury in N Carolina police shooting

In the minutes that follow, the officers who shot Scott attempt to save his life by delivering first aid. "My man, what's your name?" the officers repeat as they try to keep him conscious. "You do not hear that it is in his hand or anything like that", he said . "There is nothing on any of these videos that would lead a reasonable person to believe that Keith Scott was about to harm one of those officers", said attorney Charles Monnett.

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Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department wearing pink badges for breast cancer awareness

Porter Airlines pilots and flight attendants will wear custom Fly Pink epaulets and pins, during October, to raise awareness for breast cancer, it was announced September 29. A mammogram is the classic medical test that helps screen women for cancer. Health professionals and other organizations encourage women to conduct self breast exams and talk to primary care physicians about annual mammograms.

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UN agreement reached on aircraft climate-change emissions

ICAO's 191 member states agreed to implement a Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA). "And we continue to encourage more states to join", said de Juniac. "This agreement is a timid step in the right direction when we need to be sprinting", said Greenpeace UK Chief Scientist Doug Parr. In August nonprofit observers evaluating the offsets gave their environmental integrity an overall "D", with critical elements such as accounting veracity and biofuel ...

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Bill Clinton dismisses 'rapist' critique from a rally demonstrator

According to the Columbus Dispatch , " Hillary didn't vote for the '94 crime bill , even though Senator Sanders did", Clinton said addressing the heckler. Clinton later sought to clean up the comments, but the resulting storm is renewing a debate that has flared throughout Hillary Clinton's political career: Is the 42nd President his wife's best asset or biggest distraction? At various points in this campaign, the question has arisen: Is Bill Clinton helping more than he's hurting? In ...

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I don't love or hate Vladimir Putin, says Donald Trump

But he likened Trump's situation to those of other Americans who have gone "through a very hard time ". They really do not get it. NBC hosts Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer confronted Indiana Gov. Indeed, Trump took credit for the debate. " Tim Kaine who kept Mike Pence on the defensive with regard to how Tim Kaine leveled attacks on Donald Trump ", Scacco said.

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Hurricane Matthew is just off the Florida Coast: What we know now

About 30,000 homes and businesses were in the dark. Florida's Walt Disney World resort is closing theme parks and other attractions as raging Hurricane Matthew bears down on the state, the company said . Hurricane conditions will begin on the Florida coast starting Thursday afternoon on the southern coast and will last into Friday night toward the northern end of the state.

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SA woman detained by Israeli authorities released

The Israeli Defense Force unit boarded the activists' yacht in worldwide waters, about 40 nm offshore, then searched it and diverted it to Ashdod. "We strongly condemn the Israeli aggression against the global flotilla that tried to break the illegal siege imposed by Israel on 1.8 million inhabitants of the Gaza Strip", he said in a statement calling for their release.

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UN nominee Guterres says humbled, will tackle world's huge challenges

Guterres topped all six informal polls in the council after receiving high marks from nearly every diplomat for his performance in the first-ever question-and-answer sessions for candidates in the General Assembly. Guterres will inherit "some of the most complicated challenges to peace, security, human rights and development that the world has known", said US Ambassador Samantha Power.

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Poland backtracks on total abortion ban after thousands of women protest

Should Poland attempt to make its laws stricter or more liberal on the subject? Currently, the country only permits abortions in cases of rape or incest, or when the mother or fetus' health is at risk, and only during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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Area Businesses Encouraged to #TurnItPink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Businesses will sometimes place pink ribbons on their doors, women who have been affected by breast cancer (or those that support them) will wear pink. Each man must raise at least $2,500, and the man who raises the most by the end of the month is declared the Real man of the Year for 2016. Over 3,000 persons from all walks of life, including breast cancer survivors and their families as well as a huge contingent of students, participated in the campaign.

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Lodha Committee Suggestions: SC Reserves Order on BCCI Top Brass

The move comes after Justice LM Lodha committee's on Monday asked banks to freeze BCCI accounts. Following Lodha Committee's directions to not disburse any funds, Yes Bank and Bank of Maharashtra (the two Banks that operate BCCI's accounts) froze the board's account, denying them access to funds.

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OSHA: Syracuse roofing contractor faces $96k in fines for repeat violations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed $155,139 in penalties against Machinery Maintenance Rebuilders Inc. "Improperly stored gas cylinders can leak or explode, unmarked exits can lead to disaster during an emergency and missing guardrails on raised platforms creates the potential for risky falls", Patricia Jones, director of OSHA's Avenel Area Office, said in a statement.

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Pepsi fights back against claims it misled Naked Juice consumers

PepsiCo denies that its marketing for Naked Juice is misleading. "Outdoor advertising for Kale Blazer has included statements such as "have your kale and drink it too", implying that the product is predominantly, if not exclusively, kale ".

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United States extends 6-month warning to men over Zika risk

According to media reports , state Department of Health (DOH) workers testing thousands of Miamians for the Zika virus, following an outbreak there over the summer, identified a case of Dengue virus which like Zika is carried by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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Sleepover At Taco Bell? Fast Food Chain To Turn Restaurant Into Airbnb

Live más! (Or menos, depending on how many Doubledillas you plan to eat). If so, you have really unusual dreams. "Experience Steak Doubledilla decadence at our Taco Bell Airbnb SteakCation". The AirBnB listing said there will be two bunk beds and the victor can play games, watch TV and of course eat plenty of steak doubedillas. Photos shared show a large comfortable space with couches, bunk beds and a wall of Taco Bell logos.

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Willmar PD cars, Meeker County Deputies wearing pink in October

Gautier also hopes people can take action for their own health this month, International Breast Cancer Awareness Month . Breast cancer risk increases with age so that's why annual screening is recommended by the American Cancer Society for those 40 and older, or earlier for those who may have other risk factors.

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Pink Ribbon walk held at KBR Park

Gregg Rector. "And for women of any age, get to know the normal look and feel of your breasts, so you can report any changes to your doctor", she says. To schedule a breast cancer screening, call Riverwood's Radiology department at 218-927-5515. The month-long Pink Ribbon campaign, will involve a host of events including breast cancer survivors walking the ramp and a pink ribbon tournament on 14-15 October.

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A history of hurricanes: Florida's worst storms

By nightfall on Tuesday, the powerful storm was blamed for at 10 deaths in Haiti, which appears to be the hardest-hit country. The storm was likely to remain a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity as it approached the United States, where it could either take direct aim at Florida or tear along the state's coast through Friday night, the centre said , warning of "potentially disastrous impacts".

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Red Cross schedules local blood drives

The next blood drive will be 11:30 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. November 28 and 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. November 29 at First Lutheran Church 311 W Mackie St., Beaver Dam. Two local blood drives have been scheduled in Chehalis. If you can not attend the drives, use this search tool to find other blood drives near you.

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Theresa May sets out her vision: A change has got to come

Exit negotiations will not begin until the country triggers Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal mechanism for leaving the European Union, although U.K. But she acknowledged that vision alone was not enough. "There will be some bumps in the road, but what I want to ensure is we get the right deal for the United Kingdom".