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Bill Clinton accused of sexual assault . . . again

The women allege that the former POTUS assaulted them in the early 2000s, after he left office in 2001 and while he was working with billionaire Ron Burkle . Clinton had said she was unwilling to talk about the scandal that almost ended her husband's presidency. "One of the four women said that she was treated very roughly by Bill Clinton and that he grabbed her and roughly and painfully squeezed one of her nipples until she cried out and then he cupped her mouth with his hand and told ...

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Heavy rain and storms to open the weekend on warm winds!

For those living in the larger valleys, a few snow showers possible with no accumulation. Tonight , forecasters are calling for a 70 percent chance of rain, a low in the upper 30s and north-northwest wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour.

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Family Court finalizes 21 adoptions for National Adoption Day

Beyond the official count, the agency assisted with two other adoptions in MS, and DHR staffers themselves adopted six children over the past year. The 4-year-old was delighted to finally be part of the family that already had adopted his older brother, DaKyrian Givens, 7, and sister, Ahnesty Shurme, 12.

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New rules say 46 percent of Americans have hypertension

The new guidelines classify high blood pressure as 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90. "We want to be straight with people - if you already have a doubling of risk, you need to know about it", said Dr. The guidelines recommend lifestyle changes, eating a healthy, low-sodium diet, rich in potassium - bananas, potatoes, avocados, leafy green vegetables - weight loss, exercise, and cutting out alcohol and tobacco.

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Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Anaheim, possible links to Disneyland

Nine people contracted Legionnaires' disease after visiting Disneyland in September, a Disneyland spokesperson confirmed Saturday. Legionnaires disease is a severe form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, sometimes found in water systems.

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Alcohol increases cancer risk, says report led by UW doctor

A recent survey finds that 70% of Americans are unaware of how alcohol is linked to potential cancer. The team of researchers also reported that, around 5.5 per cent from all new cases of cancers and 5.8 per cent of total cancer deaths in 2012, could be globally attributed as drinking alcohol.

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Canadian softwood producers to be slapped with 20.83% duty

The United States will continue to hammer imported Canadian softwood lumber, but the U.S. Commerce department said Thursday that it will impose smaller penalties than originally announced. USA and Canadian officials have been working for months with industry representatives to come to an agreement to avoid the tariffs announced Thursday, which if permanently imposed will add a duty of around 20% or more, depending on the Canadian mill.

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This Japanese firm rewards non-smoker employees to promote productive work culture

Non-smokers always talk about the extra time smokers take off from work, which they are deprived. Smoke breaks are particularly time-consuming at the company - about 15 minutes each - because smokers must travel from the office on the 29th floor to the basement.

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Global gender parity stalls in 2017: WEF report

However, the report found the State has closed 79 per cent of its overall gender gap. Despite the decline, Leopold highlighted how women in the Philippines play strongly in politics and the economy. The WEF collaborated with LinkedIn to delve more deeply into economic data in selected countries, with a focus on gender imbalance by industry. While a total of 68% of the world's gender gap (which covers several categories, not just wages) is closing, the reversal is driven by declining ...

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More than 40M fire extinguishers that may not work recalled

The agency noted that it had received 16 reports of injuries, which varied from smoke inhalation to minor burns, as well as 91 cases of property damages related to the Kidde fire extinguishers . kidde .com and click on "Product Safety Recall" for more information. Almost 38 million extinguishers are on the recall list. No injuries had resulted from those malfunctions at the time of the recalls.

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Camden County Offering Free Flu Shots to Residents

In Dubois County, the health department has administered roughly 1,400 flu vaccines , which Oeding says is on par with recent years. Medical facilities saw high numbers of patients seeking care for the flu. The provider may charge a fee to give the vaccine, called an administration fee but you can ask for this fee to be waived if you can't afford it. Those with fevers and cough should stay at home until they have been fever free (a temp less than 100.4 F) at least 24 hours without taking ...

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Fewer hospitals in MI have 'A' grades for safety

These grades are based on errors, accidents and infections. The Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is created to help consumers protect themselves and their families from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. A new survey of the nation's hospitals has been released . Six received an "A" grade, four received a "B" grade and five received "C" grades at the time.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Seeks Immediate Cancellation Of Whitefish Energy Contract

Adding to suspicions, Whitefish is based in the hometown of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, spurring him to issue a denial of involvement. Puerto Rico's Gov. On Thursday, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce requested documents related to the contract from Whitefish. Zinke, a former Montana congressman, knows Whitefish CEO Andy Techmanski, and Zinke's son also had a summer job at a Whitefish construction site.

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President Trump Expected To Declare Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

The announcement will surely be welcomed in places like Vermont that have been ravaged by the abuse of prescribed drugs like OxyContin and illegal substances like heroin, banned as a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, an Ohio Republican who attended Trump's speech, said he hopes the initiative will lead to "a better coordinated federal response to this crisis".

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Safely dispose of old pills on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Orland Park Police Department takes back drugs four days a week, Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. throughout the year in addition to the one-day national event. Women In Government, a national nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization representing female state legislators, recognizes National Drug Take Back Day.

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Flu season is off to a deadly start in New Mexico

Flu vaccine is widely available in Clark County. Prior to each flu season the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducts research into which strains are the most likely to circulate among the population. "You will not only lessen your chance of getting the flu, you will also limit the likelihood of passing the virus onto family members or colleagues who have a chronic illness or to a newborn infant, for whom influenza can be a very serious health concern", Burstein said.

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Trinity County Public Health Begins 'Annual Countywide Seasonal Influenza Campaign'

Jernigan said in a recent interview . With more people eligible than ever before and the vaccine available in more locations, people should protect themselves and those around them against this potentially deadly virus . The clinics will be Thursday and Friday from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.at Catawba County Public Health, 3070 11th Ave. Getting vaccinated was the best way to stop the spread of flu and prevent deaths, they said.

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Researchers say ocean winds could power all of human civilization

Now researchers from the Carnegie Institute for Science have published research suggesting that offshore wind turbines might be able to create enough energy to provide "civilization-scale power". In recent years, a growing body of research argues that the rate of generated power is limited to around 1.5 W m within large wind farms. This heats air and causes it to rise, which leads to low pressure cyclones that force the efficient transfer of kinetic energy from the upper atmosphere to the ...

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Gene test to accurately predict breast cancer developed

The Sanderling Resort, located in North Carolina's scenic Outer Banks between Currituck Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, is participating in Breast Cancer Awareness Month with its "Passion for Pink" spa promotion. The study examined tissues from 78 patients undergoing a mastectomy for invasive carcinoma or elective cosmetic breast surgery. In addition, they examined urine and bacteria in the mouth to determine the bacterial composition of these distant sites in the body.

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Trump slams Puerto Rican mayor, says islanders 'want everything done for them'

When you don't have food for a baby, it's not a good news story . "It's not appropriate. I mean, when people are in the middle of the disaster, you don't start trying to criticising them", he said . Trump is expected to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday. The acting US homeland security secretary is headed to Puerto Rico to see the devastation and meet local officials.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Father Defends the People of Puerto Rico

She added: "Maybe he is used to women who have to be told what to do". The Hamilton creator didn't mince his words in his response to Trump's Twitter attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz , after her emotional plea for aid to Puerto Rico .

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Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath breaks into 400-wicket club

However, when Pakistan were 25 runs away from victory, Sri Lanka got the final wicket they needed. The 39-year-old, who started the series on 389 wickets, also became the first bowler take 100 wickets against Pakistan , surpassing India great Kapil Dev (99 wickets) and spin wizard Shane Warne (90) in the match.

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Student stabbed to death at New York City school, police say

Cedeno allegedly stabbed both teenagers in the chest around 10:48 a.m. with the three-inch switchblade before walking out of the classroom. That killing came during a stretch that saw four students killed in public schools in 12 months - violence that prompted schools to start installing metal detectors.

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Not cancer, but small traffic cone

A 47-year-old man in the United Kingdom was referred to a respiratory clinic after complaining of coughing up yellow mucus and feeling unwell for over a year. Doctors detail the unique case in the journal BMJ Case Reports . When a child or adult swallows a foreign object, such as peanuts, bobby pins, screws, braces wires or toys, the majority of the time it will be excreted naturally.

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Sessions decries "fragile egos" on college campuses, defends Trump on NFL

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , left, spoke about free speech and ideological bubbles at Georgetown Law on Tuesday. SESSIONS: Absolutely not. The President of the United States has free speech. "We will enforce federal law, defend free speech, and protect students' free expression from whatever end of the political spectrum it may come". LUCAS: He said the Justice Department will file a brief in a college free-speech case this week.