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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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Hurricane Fernanda weakens to Cat. 2 storm in E. Pacific

Tropical storm conditions are expected in the warning area by late Tuesday and Tuesday night. A tropical storm watch was in effect for Barbados, St. The Atmospheric Infrared Soun...

Jagga Jasoos Box-Office Collection : It earns Decent amount on Opening day

Disney India's comedy-musical Jagga Jasoos is made on a budget of Rs 110 crore. According to a Bollywood Hungama report, War for the Planet of the Apes earned Rs 2.20 crore o...

Meningitis B vaccines may fight the rise of super-gonorrhoea

Evidence from a mass vaccination campaign for an outbreak of bacterial meningitis in New Zealand had unexpected results: reduced rates of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhe...

The First Gonorrhoea Vaccine May Be On The Horizon

A vaccine targeting the specific strain of bacteria causing meningococcal disease in the New Zealand outbreak was eventually "developed in a collaboration between Chiron Vaccines...

House leader: Revenue vote now set for weekend

Lawmakers will be in session Saturday to take up the final pieces of what could be a $5 billion tax increase to pay for a $36.5 billion spending bill, and Republicans are lining up...

Want to know which Tour de France stages will decide the race?

Australian Richie Porte yesterday dismissed talk of him being the Tour de France favourite as mind games by rival Chris Froome's Sky team . "I think it could be free for a...

Over 100 People End Their Lives Under California's "Right To Die" Law

The report found that 21 people died of underlying causes, while outcomes were undetermined for 59 individuals who received prescriptions . Of that group, only 111 had taken the p...

House Republicans Applaud Passage Of Bills Cracking Down On Sanctuary Cities

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters earlier this week that the bill's aim of cracking down on state and local governments for releasing illegal immigrants earl...

There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collis...

Gorkhaland stir: Paramilitary jawan, GJM supporter die in fresh violence

However, Amar Rai said his son has no political affiliations and he was released later. A vehicle was also set on fire. The situation in Darjeeling continues to remain volatile...

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Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

Trump's new Cuba policy restricts tourism, military business

And Americans can still self-certify under a general license that they are traveling to Cuba for legitimate reasons. On Friday, President Trump travels to Miami to announce h...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

British Prime Minister Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

With the results in from all 650 constituencies, the Conservatives won 318 seats - down from 331 at the 2015 election - while Labour was on 262, up from 229. Further, May will re...

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting

The bill, which already passed in the Senate, now heads to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy . Aresimowicz says the bill allows Sportech to have eight more off-track betting lice...

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

Sushma Swaraj rubbishes Donald Trump's claim, says Paris accord not for money

The signing of the Paris agreement (on climate) by India was under no pressure, or greed or fear. Citing India's ethos and cultural heritage, Swaraj said that this commitment...

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Special session called to tackle economic programs, public education funding

Scott proposed $85 million for Enterprise Florida to use for business incentives, but lawmakers did not provide any of that funding. Though lawmakers insist they will pass legisl...