Posts Tagged 'news'

Kavanaugh Debuts On Supreme Court, Pledging To Be A ‘Team Player’

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Newly sworn-in Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh (right) speaks before wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh (2nd right), daughters Margaret and Elizabeth, and President Donald Trump on Monday in the East Room of the White House.

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Why Are Black Women Less Likely To Stick With A Breast Cancer Follow-up Treatment?

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As a counselor, Niasha Fray saw first-hand the obstacles black women face in breast cancer treatment. She’s now program director of the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement.

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Florida Braces For ‘Life-Threatening’ Hurricane Michael To Hit Panhandle On Wednesday

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Hurricane Michael will make landfall along the Gulf Coast today as a category 3 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s forecast to be the most destructive storm to hit the Florida panhandle in decades, and will send life-threatening surges of ocean water to coastal areas throughout the state.

The storm’s steady intensification over the past two days, despite shifting winds, “defies traditional logic” according to the agency. They predict the storm will bring torrential rains and winds of ...

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From The Front Lines Of NAFTA, More Relief Than Rejoicing

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Kevin Scott, a South Dakota farmer and secretary of the American Soybean Association, welcomed the deal to replace NAFTA because it preserved the market access established under the previous agreement.

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How Is Kavanaugh Likely To Rule On Critical Issues? Here’s A Look At His Record

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Brett Kavanaugh, seen here during his confirmation hearing early last month, has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for 12 years. His tenure there offers some clues to how he’ll handle the most controversial questions before the Supreme Court.

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Grim Forecast From U.N. On Global Climate Change

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Greenpeace activists hang a banner prior to a press conference of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) in Incheon, South Korea. The landmark U.N. report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius was released after a week-long meeting of the IPCC’s 195 member nations.

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FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

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Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels.

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Romanian Referendum Seeks To Broaden Same-Sex Marriage Restrictions In Eastern Europe

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A Romanian Christian-Orthodox nun votes at a polling station in the village of Branesti, Romania, in a referendum to change the constitutional definition of “family”, on October 6, 2018.

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‘Believe Women, Until It’s Time To Stop’: Republican Senators Celebrate In ‘SNL’ Open

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Saturday Night Live returned with its second episode of the 44th season, imagining the locker room talk among Senate Republicans on a day that marked a big victory for conservatives as Brett Kavanaugh became the newest Supreme Court justice.

As CNN’s Dana Bash (Heidi Gardner) reported from the locker room celebration, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Beck Bennett) proclaims, “Republicans read the mood of the country and we could tell that people really wanted Kavanaugh. Everyone’s pumped — from white men ...

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German Minister Apologizes For Mistakenly Imprisoning Syrian Who Died After Jail Fire

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North Rhine-Westphalia’s interior minister Herbert Reul, seen with police officers, apologized for mistakes that left a Syrian man falsely imprisoned and then dead when a fire broke out in the jail.

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Family Of Hall Of Famer Junior Seau Settles With NFL

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NFL linebacker Junior Seau died from suicide at the age 43 and suffered from CTE. His family announced on Friday they had settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL.

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Feds Move To Take Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower Condo

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Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, agreed to forfeit real estate in a plea deal he made last month.

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