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9 deaths linked to rare cancer from breast implants

It is called breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma and mostly occurs in a capsule of tissue that develops around the implant. The FDA said it has received a total of 359 medical device reports on cases of BIA-ALCL, which inclu...

CBO scores leaves some Republicans skittish about ACA replacement

Trump said Friday that the leaders of the Republican Study Committee, which contains about 170 House Republicans, now endorse the American Health Care Act . A no vote would anger Republican leadership and potentially make it harder to overturn e...

Oil tanker hijacking: Somali pirates 'release the ship'

But the pirates said they agreed to forego a ransom after learning that Somali businessmen had hired the ship, which was taking oil from Djibouti to the Somali capital of Mogadishu . The Aris 13 on Monday reported being approached by two skiff...

Intruder Arrested After Breaching White House Grounds: Secret Service

A federal law enforcement official said Tran has no prior criminal record and no history with the Secret Service. Tran alleged that he had been followed, and his "phone and email communications (had been) read by third parties", and that he had "been...

California joins states challenging Trump's travel ban

Washington state - the only state to secure a nationwide halt of Trump's first executive order - asked a judge Friday to apply that halt to the revised version. The first version of the order, signed by Trump on January 27, triggered howls of protes...

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

Hospital authorities said on Thursday that Ms. Ahmed, who was the world's heaviest woman at 500 kg when she came to Mumbai last month from her hometown Alexandria in Egypt, has been operated upon to facilitate further weight loss.In a release, Saifee...

US Airports To Conduct More Meticulous Body Searches

The agency says the pat-downs do not involve any additional areas of the body and passengers will still be patted down by an agent of the same gender. It's not expected to increase overall security delays, but it will slow the person who gets the pat...

Mercedes mows down Class 12 student in Delhi

The police have said that they have started the investigations and are working on tracking down the accused. The deceased has been identified as Atul Arora. He added that the teen driver wasn't wearing a helmet and didn't even have a learner's licens...

Medical group warns against teen use of marijuana

The nation is tolerating the use of this risky drug and now when it's become legal many kids think that it's legal then it would be good and save. A group of doctors is trying to raise awareness among parents, stating the potential damages which coul...

Britain's Conservative Party wipes out 80 years of opposition history

The Labour Party is slowly and painfully making this connection, but it could be waking up to the problem too late, just before its crumbling support collapses down a hole. The last time a ruling party took a by-election seat was in Merton, Mitcham...

Plane crashes into Melbourne's DFO shopping centre, 5 killed

Embassy in Canberra and U.S. Consulate in Melbourne are working closely with local authorities", read a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Australia. He was the owner of Corporate and Leisure Aviation , and had loaned the plane from MyJet to fly...

Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho; officials urge vaccination

The flu shot is an inactivated influenza virus. During the 2015-16 season, vaccine effectiveness was 47 percent - similar to this season. The cumulative overall flu hospitalization rate was 29.4 per 100,000 people in the week ending February 11, ...

Facebook now has its own Weather mini-app

Facebook will also let users opt to receive weather reports, so they don't forget to pack an umbrella on a potentially rainy day. Facebook confirmed that the new feature, an updated version of its earlier "weather greetings", has launched to arou...

Sunny and chilly today, light snow overnight becoming sleet, freezing rain

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook statement Monday morning for southeast NY. Other parts of the state may receive as much as a foot of snow, he said. Moisture also appears likely next week, he said. The atmospheric dyn...

Iran To Launch Missile While Blasting American Threats As 'Useless'

White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday said the USA was "officially putting Iran on notice" in the wake of recent Iranian actions. A USA official claimed on Monday that Iran test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile on Sun...

HP recalls over 10000 laptop batteries due to scolded lap concerns

The voluntary recall follows "one additional report of the battery overheating, melting and charring and causing about $1,000 in property damage", according to an announcement posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website . To remove an...

With snow expected, Portland City Hall will open late Tuesday

Tuesday . In preparation for the storm, the National Weather Service issued a winter storm warnings for western Nevada and eastern California. Down in the Valley, rain is expected Thursday followed by heavier precipitation Friday and Friday nig...

Accused killer Markeith Loyd makes first court appearance

Orlando police arrested Loyd Tuesday night after a week-long manhunt for him. At the time, he was already wanted in the shooting death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon , and injuring her brother who tried to help. As Clayton was on the radi...

Rick Perry Regrets Pledging to Abolish the Department He's About to Run

Donald Trump's transition team have foreshadowed cuts to "politicised" climate research, but Perry said: "I am going to protect the men and women of the scientific community from anyone that would attack them, no matter what their reason may be, ...

Under fire from Conn. senator, nominee gives freakish answer

Referencing the president-elect's recent $25 million settlement of fraud claims by former students of the defunct Trump University, Warren asked DeVos how she planned to protect taxpayers from waste, fraud and abuse. "I absolutely believe she bel...

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Kratom - the opioid withdrawal plant - linked to salmonella in 20 states

California is reporting the highest number of cases (28). In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, CDC workers look through microscopes at as an image of a skin biopsy is display...

Heavy rainfall impacting your Wednesday — ALERT DAY

Get ready for a week of spring-like temperatures, rain and t-storms. After an isolated shower on Tuesday , the next round of rain will bring another quarter inch on Wednesday . T...

Attacks out of proportion: Oxfam chief

She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". Mr Clarken added: "This review marks the be...

Today's quake in England and Wales: Massive for British standards

Videos on social media showed people gathered outside Swansea University, which was holding an open day, after an apparent evacuation. The 4.4 magnitude quake struck approximate...

North Korea earned $200mn from banned exports, arms-sale

United Nations monitors say they found 15 shipments of coal from North Korea to Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia, and Vietnam that violated United Nations caps on North Korea...

Supreme Court stays execution of inmate who lawyers say is not competent

Lawyers for the state of Alabama countered that Madison's lawyers raised the override issue with the Supreme Court the day before his scheduled execution, and the delay warrants ...

People expanded out of Africa 40000 years sooner than we thought

But there is still a considerable amount of disagreement in the field about when anatomically modern humans left the continent and spread across Eurasia. In the last decade alone m...

Kannada organisations call for state wide Bandh, normal life hit hard

Similar reports have come from different parts of the state, where the bandh was peaceful. Autorickshaws and cabs were few and costly, and some aggregators resorted to surge pricin...

Cognitive Tests Prove Mental Fitness Of President Trump

I know where the bandwidth exists. I want to begin to fix a broken immigration system. Lemire reported from NY . He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Both parties have struggled fo...

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

The UN and other organisations have also repeatedly pointed out the existence of clear evidence of abuse, with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calling the operation "a te...

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With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

With 7 more flu deaths in Dallas County, toll doubles last season's

There have been 38 reported deaths in Dallas County, three in Tarrant County and two in Denton County. The number for those in the oldest category (85 and older) almost doubled ...

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

'SHITHOLE' projected onto Trump Hotel in DC

The Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.is now on the receiving end of a wave of bad reviews, dropping its score on review website Yelp down to two stars. In the past, ...

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

Millie Bobby Brown is the Female Sherlock Holmes

The Enola Holmes Mysteries are a series of novels from Nancy Springer that follow Sherlock Holmes' much younger sister Enola as she takes on her own cases. The novels feature ...

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Excessive video gaming to be recognized as mental health disorder

Playing video games obsessively could be classified as a mental health disorder from 2018, once the World Health Organization (WHO) goes ahead with proposed changes and updates...

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

Spike in opioid overdoses causes drop in life expectancy

While that drop may not seem like much, it's the second time in as many years life expectancy has gone down: In 2014, the figure was projected at 78.9 years . "Demographically, we...