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Canada to offer 2 counter-proposals to US NAFTA demands

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Canada's proposal to include a chapter on Indigenous people's rights in the trade deal will be discussed at a formal table Tuesday for the first time in these talks. An auto-parts stakeholder says this round is key. Minister Freeland said earlier this week that Canadian negotiators were entering the current round of talks with a slate of "creative proposals" to counter some of the demands made by the U.S. Read More »

Obasanjo's Letter To Buhari: Minister Says Former President Means Well For Nigeria

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Reactions have trailed the statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo urging President Muhammadu Buhari not to run for second term in 2019. Acknowledging what might be the consequences of his statement, Obasanjo said: "I know that praise-singers and hired attackers may be raised up against me for verbal or even physical attack, but if I can withstand undeserved imprisonment and was ready to shed my blood by standing for Nigeria, I will consider no sacrifice too great to make for the ... Read More »

Trump sticks it to mental health doubters with flawless head exam

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The Montreal Cognitive Assessment is actually more detailed and lengthier than the 10-minute quiz recommended by the National Institute of Aging for people 65 and over. He also said he had "no concerns about his cognitive ability or neurological functions". When pressed about Trump's infamous Twitter habits, Jackson said he couldn't explain that behavior. Read More »

Chronicle: Alphabet launches cybersecurity venture

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Gillett says that because companies are often hit with thousands of security alerts per day, it's nearly impossible to assess all of them thoroughly. We believe there's a better way. Chronicle was incubated inside Alphabet's experimental lab X, known as the "moonshot factory" for its pursuit of big challenges such as driverless cars. Read More »

AT&T CEO to Congress: We need an 'Internet Bill of Rights'

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Montana has become the first state to establish net neutrality requirements for telecommunications providers who wish to maintain state contracts. The executive orders are the latest efforts from Democrats to fight back against the Republican FCC's vote to do away with net neutrality regulations . Read More »

Save the Children offices in Afghanistan hit by attack

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Some witnesses said there appeared to have been at least four attackers in police uniform, a commonly used tactic, but there was no immediate official confirmation. IS has intensified attacks in cities in recent months, targeting mosques and Afghan security forces as it expands beyond its stronghold in the east. Read More »

The untold story of the Roe v. Wade anniversary

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It has also encouraged pastors to preach the whole counsel of God regarding this vital issue in our culture. Abortion might remain legal, but fewer women would turn to it as a solution. "Despite the snowstorm, the crowd here today is evidence Minnesota is an anti-abortion state", House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, told the group gathered on the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision to legalize abortion. Read More »

First Case of Canine Influenza Reported in Fresno County

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The vaccine, however, may not work against the virus when the dog is already coughing. According to the College of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University, during the past month and a half, an outbreak of canine influenza has affected more than 100 dogs, out of which 72 were located in California. Read More »

FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

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E-cigarettes and vaping do not use combustion to deliver nicotine and thus seem to be safer, although experts caution more research is needed. The company hopes to market the electronic device as the first "reduced-risk" tobacco product ever sanctioned by the USA government. Read More »

DE lags with its efforts to reduce tobacco use

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Canovi pointed out that CT is tied with NY for the state with the highest cigarette tax and, between that tax and settlement payments from tobacco companies, the state receives more than $516 million a year, and at least some of that should go to prevention programs. Read More »

Rwanda Exits CHAN 2018 Morocco Tournament

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Libya and Rwanda were locked at 0-0 during the half-time break. The result saw Libya progress alongside Nigeria, who finished the group stage with seven points. "Equatorial Guinea have a decent team despite losing their first two games". Rabiu Ali then made sure of all three points and progression for Nigeria as he converted from the spot in the 83rd minute to condemn their opponents to a third straight defeat. Read More »

If House Declassifies Nunes Memo, President Trump Will Call for Its Release

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Nadler's letter signaled a growing political fight on Capitol Hill over the memo spearheaded by House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes , a California Republican. The unverified dossier was also reportedly one of the pieces of evidence the FBI used to launch its investigation into the Trump campaign, which later became the special counsel probe led by Robert Mueller. Read More »

Will 2018 Be a More Expensive Year at the Gas Pump?

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Drivers can find current gas prices along their route with the free AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Android. However, that's just not the case this year. If the forecast holds, AAA said, it would be 1 million barrels per day more than past year. And prices may continue to be steered by the costs of refinery maintenance season. Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki vs Carla Suarez Navarro

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Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a pesky Diego Schwartzman to beat the Argentinian 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 and advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals. "I just play one match at a time". The Dane now plays Belgium's Elise Mertens in the semi-final. She escaped, and Suarez Navarro began to press; 4-2 was suddenly 4-4, and with a backhand victor up the line, the Dane held at love for a 5-4 lead. Read More »

Weather, flu causes drop in blood and platelet donations

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Cheshire County residents can donate blood in the coming weeks. "That is because, over the past month, have seen more than 500 blood drives being forced to cancel because of weather. Blood donations are urgently needed now so patients can continue to receive the lifesaving treatments they need. "It's the blood on the shelves that helps save lives in an emergency, and that's why we're asking eligible individuals to make an appointment to give blood or platelets today". Read More »

Abortion opponents to push for ultrasound bill at Capitol

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The attacker allegedly began yelling and banging on her auto until police eventually intervened. After 45 years of bitter feuding, assuring that abortions are safe and increasingly rare should be the goal, while recognizing that constitutional rights should not be made impossible to exercise. Read More »

White House Doctor: Trump in 'excellent' health

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The results of President Donald Trump's first formal medical exam since taking office were announced Tuesday, and the big news was that the physician involved, Navy Rear Adm. "Those four factors alone put him at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease", says Ranit Mishori, attending physician at the Georgetown University-Providence Hospital. Read More »

United Kingdom comics star in What We Do In The Shadows remake

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Furthermore, the series has secured original creators Taika Waititi ( Thor: Ragnarok ) and Jemaine Clement ( Flight Of The Conchords ) as executive producers, and Waititi is expected to direct at least the pilot episode now ordered by FX. The original film took Waititi and Clement six years to write together, and both are keeping themselves very busy. What We Do in The Shadows is set to be adapted into an original series for television, and we're absolutely delighted. Read More »

Kerala conversion case: Supreme Court bars NIA from investigating Hadiya's marriage

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Earlier, the Kerala High Court had nullified the marriage of Hadiya based on a petition submitted by her father Ashokan. "Issues of security or criminal conspiracy must be separated from the marriage", the court said . Also, she can not be forced to live with her husband as she has right to decide her own choices. The bench said, "We are only concerned with the choice of an adult to marry someone". Read More »

Priyanka Chopra to announce Oscar nominees

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It's the only film now handicapped for a best-picture nomination with a protagonist who is a person of colour. That said, the aging voter base for the Academy Awards may hold different views about black comedies or films that challenge contemporary viewpoints. Read More »

Arab Coalition Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen launches Comprehensive Humanitarian Operations in Yemen

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Al-Jaber also said that they will keep all ports open, as well as air and land crossings in order to receive aid continuously and safely. Launched Sunday, the 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan is the largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen - where over two years of relentless conflict has left three quarters of the population in need of humanitarian assistance, including 11.3 million in acute need who urgently require assistance to survive. Read More »

As federal shutdown looms, ponder a better way to govern

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Even reauthorizing CHIP will not address the ongoing crisis with Community Health Clinics, which provide vital care to more than 27 million Americans in underserved areas across the country, including Minnesota. For the Sotelo family of Baldwin, cuts to the program could cost brothers Matthew and Edward. Across the United States, CHIP covers about 9 million kids. Read More »

3 laundry detergents just as good as Tide Pods

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They should not be played with, whatever the circumstance, even if meant as a joke. The Pied Pods are rolls stuffed with cheese and pepperoni and topped with dyed cheese made to look like a detergent pod. Soap poisoning can also affect blood pressure and cause the heart rate to drop rapidly. "We do not condone this risky activity which is anything but a 'challenge" and urge people not to participate in the latest social media craze. Read More »