• FBI investigation into Kavanaugh is 'uncharted territory,' expert says

    FBI investigation into Kavanaugh is 'uncharted territory,' expert says

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    And as the nine-hour marathon wrapped up, Mr Trump weighed in to stand by his man. "Judge Kavanaugh showed America exactly why I nominated him", he tweeted, minutes after the hearing adjourned. Chris Coons (D-DE). Other Judiciary Democrats shuffled in and out of the side room, as did Republican members of the committee. Ford told senators she has no doubt that it was Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who accosted her on a bed at a party in 1982.
  • 2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

    2 'detainees' drown as van swept into SC flood waters

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    Marion County Coroner Jerry Richardson confirmed to The Associated Press early Wednesday the victims were Windy Wenton, 45, and Nicolette Green, 43. Two deputies tried to help the victims, but the floodwater rapidly rose and the deputies couldn't open the doors, according to the sheriff's office.
  • CDC gives recommendations on upcoming flu season

    CDC gives recommendations on upcoming flu season

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    Meanwhile, Delaware is reporting its first cases of the season, a month earlier than a year ago. The price of flu vaccine will vary from $35 to $75, depending on the individual's age and the type of vaccine used. "If you haven't gotten a flu shot, it's never too late", she said. The vaccines we utilize today are approved by the Food and Drug Administration and are very safe.
  • Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

    Fraser Heath investigating outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Surrey, B.C.

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    New Hampshire health officials have ordered a Hampton beach hotel to take immediate steps to remove a potentially deadly bacteria from its water system. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, severe fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and resemble symptoms often found in cases of pneumonia. DHHS and the CDC will continue the investigation throughout the Labor Day weekend, including additional environmental testing and conducting interviews and re-interviews with the individuals who ...
  • MI health department says one dead from West Nile

    MI health department says one dead from West Nile

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    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) made the announcement Thursday, saying all but one of the people diagnosed with the virus have been hospitalized. When outdoors use EPA-registered insect repellents such as those that contain DEET, IR3535, or Picaridin. Wear loose-fitting clothes with long sleeves and trousers.
  • Mollie Tibbetts' Alleged Killer, Cristhian Rivera, Charged With First-Degree Murder | Crime Time

    Mollie Tibbetts' Alleged Killer, Cristhian Rivera, Charged With First-Degree Murder | Crime Time

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    A first-degree murder charge had been filed in connection with the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts , who was last seen jogging in Brooklyn, Iowa , on July 18, 2018. We continue to strive to bring her back home safely. Authorities said the suspect followed Tibbetts on July 18 and then abducted her. Iowa police had up to 40 investigators working on the case with the reward for her safe return reaching up to $300,000.
  • Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide | Don't Miss This

    Public housing smoking ban in effect nationwide | Don't Miss This

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    A nationwide ban on smoking in public housing facilities took effect at the end of July, almost two years after the rule was passed. WATCH an excerpt from Monday's rollout presentation NYCHA says it's meeting a federal deadline that requires all public housing nationwide to go smoke-free by this week.
  • Doctors can now turn off life support without judge's permission

    Doctors can now turn off life support without judge's permission

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    Doctors said he was unlikely to ever wake up, but that if he did he would have profound cognitive and physical disabilities and would always be dependent on others. Richard Gordon QC, for the Official Solicitor, said that the central issue was whether the obtaining of an order from the Court of Protection, before CANH could lawfully be withdrawn from a person in a PDOC, was unnecessary where treating clinicians and the family agreed it was not in the patient's best interests.
  • Teens Throw Boiling Water On Sleeping Friend For 'Hot Water Challenge'

    Teens Throw Boiling Water On Sleeping Friend For 'Hot Water Challenge'

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    The incident occurred after Clark and his friends had watched videos of the challenge on YouTube . "And then, I looked down at my chest, and my skin just fell off my chest". "There's a limit to what you should do in a challenge and what you shouldn't", Clark told Fox 59 . "To see my baby, all burned up like that, it was heart breaking", his mother Andrea said.
  • Pharmacist Fired for Refusing to Fill Transgender Woman's Hormone Prescription

    Pharmacist Fired for Refusing to Fill Transgender Woman's Hormone Prescription

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    The woman had been told by a doctor that her baby had stopped developing, and her options were surgery or the medication. Hilde Hall, who lives in Fountain Hills, a suburb of Phoenix, said in a statement posted Thursday on the American Civil Liberties Union's website that she went to the pharmacy in April after receiving her first prescriptions for hormone therapy.
  • Man dies from infection that he got from eating oyster in Sarasota

    Man dies from infection that he got from eating oyster in Sarasota

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    His death came two days after he ate oysters containing the flesh-eating bacteria known as Vibrio vulnificus , which can be found in raw shellfish , according to news station WWSB . According to the department's website, there were no similar cases in 2017, while three cases were recorded back in 2016. The best method of prevention is to simply avoid eating oysters raw.