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Avoid scams when giving to Hurricane Harvey victims

If you're looking for a way to give, be cautious of charity scams. The American Red Cross is an example of a charitable organization that has immediate impact. Borochoff. Never give out credit card numbers over the phone. United Mileage Plus me...

Hurricane Harvey: Facebook, Google and other firms lend a helping hand

You may report charitable solicitation fraud to the Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs and the Office of the Attorney General by calling 804-786-1343; online at http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/food-charitable-solicitation.shtml ; or by mai...

Be Careful of Phony Charities Soliciting Donations for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Scammers will come up with a name that's very similar or in the URL the name could be one letter off. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today is warning Oklahomans of charity fraud and other scams in the wake of Hurricane Harvey .

U.S. approves first gene therapy treatment

In 2015, during his junior year of high school, Sam underwent auto T-cell therapy at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The disease is a cancer of the bone marrow and blood that causes the body to make abnormal lymphocytes. The safety and effective...

At Least 1 Dead, 12 Injured In Rockport Due To Hurricane Harvey

Hundreds of thousands are without power along the coast, where cleanup efforts are just beginning. However, Harvey is the first Category 4 storm to make landfall in the US since Charley in 2004. "We hate to talk about things like that.It's not ...

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $700 million Powerball jackpot

Chances of winning Wednesday night, just one in 292-million. It should also be noted that buying more tickets is not the secret to increasing your chances. "We're holding our own", she said. "If you are in a group pool, make copies of the ticket, d...

Kisner surges clear as McIlroy struggles at US PGA Championship

It just feels likes it's been ten years ago because I have had a pretty poor year. He blamed most of it on his mental state rather than technical aspects of his game. Those shots were hard to watch at times this week. Only the guy playing it was ...

Scientists Remove Faulty DNA in Human Embryos

Speculation swirled after reports came out last week that a group of USA scientists had CRISPR'd human embryos for the first time . "Our results demonstrate the great potential of embryonic gene editing, but we must continue to realistically as...

Nitish's googly has cong, bjp in a spot

It is quite a record. Manjhi had lobbied with the BJP to induct three leaders of his party into the Cabinet after it was decided that Pasupati Kumar Paras from the LJP will be inducted in the Cabinet. The whole affair threatened to damage Nitish'...

Senate health bill threatens to leave vulnerable Maine children without health insurance

In Wisconsin, 60 percent of nursing home residents depend on Medicaid. Medicaid benefits are also designed with children's unique needs in mind to cover essential screenings and all the services that they need. It would undercut the health care safet...

Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

US President Donald Trump knocked Democrats on Wednesday for obstructing his agenda, one day after a fellow Republican won a congressional race in Georgia that was widely seen as a referendum on his young, turbulent presidency. Democratic ...

Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. Former President Barack Obama spoke against political divide between Democrats and Republic...

Unpopular Among Voters, Pelosi Says She's 'Worth the Trouble'

Jon Ossoff's defeat in Georgia's special House election - an election Democrats hoped would have been a referendum on President Donald Trump - has renewed some soul searching among its members. In the Cook Political Report, House elections exp...

Health Care gains in danger!!

The current bill does not repeal Obamacare . Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, the bill would fail if just three of the Senate's 52 GOP senators oppose it. The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now coveri...

Utah Senators Split On Republican Health Bill

The American Health Care Act, which the House passed in May, eliminated CSRs entirely, but the draft bill from the Senate includes appropriations for CSRs and includes back payments for "any prior obligations for such payments" through 2010.

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Sen. Marco Rubio said he's invited Scott and state House and Senate leaders to send staff to Washington next week to craft propsed changes. Ted Cruz says he hasn't given up on the Senate health care bill . "These hospitals serve a largely ol...

Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter

Spending on candidates was put at $56 million, making it the costliest Congressional election in USA history. Having spent a mind-boggling $23 million trying to win a congressional seat in Atlanta, Georgia, the Democrats lost to Republican candidate...

John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

As well as a world outcry, Trump's decision prompted a domestic backlash, with state governors, city mayors and powerful companies already drawing up plans to meet the Paris pact's greenhouse gas emission targets. Trump offered no details about how...

Jeff Sessions Testifies in Senate Intelligence Hearing

The Justice Department did not immediately respond to a request for the DOJ policy Sessions cited during the hearing. He denied recusing himself from the investigation because of the meetings with the ambassadors, and said that he didn't hold ...

Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'

The US demonstrations appeared to be mostly peaceful. "However, after the G7 Summit she disclosed, "...very hard, not to say very dissatisfying, was the entire conversation on the subject of climate change ". He openly challenged the scientific cons...

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Sonam Kapoor - Anand Ahuja's love story

Though Ahuja couldn't accompany her, the two shared social media post expressing their distant love for each other. Sonam to all the critics responded and said, "It's a choice, a...

5 tornados confirmed from Tuesday's storm

The second report said an EF1 tornado moved along a 4.5 mile path from Southbury to Oxford . On June 9, 2011, a brief EF-1 tornado touched down in Litchfield County with straigh...

'Major game-changer': Ebola spreads to big Congo city

Helicopter and motorcycle are the only ways to reach Bikoro from Mbandaka, but an airstrip has been rapidly cleared for small planes to land with supplies. Mbandaka is about 120 ki...

Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Plemmons added, "particularly in a time when mental health resources for children appear to be static, and woefully scarce across the U.S". The CDC also reported that now on...

First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval

Lucemyra, an oral selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist, limits the body's output of norepinephrine, the hormone believed to play a role in symptoms of opioid withdrawal, t...

Congo's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive

Congo's Ebola outbreak has entered "a new phase" after a case of the deadly virus was detected for the first time in the northwest city of Mbandaka, with a population of about...

Surgeon general comes to aid of passenger on Delta flight

Flight staff called for help, and Adams, along with two nurses, stepped in to help evaluate the passenger. Adams was sworn into office as the U.S. Surgeon General in September 20...

Sporting Lisbon footballers and staff attacked by gang of thugs

The incidents came at the end of a tumultuous season for Sporting, who finished third in the Primeira Liga and reached the quarter-finals of the Europa League . The assailants wer...

Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

The person became ill about three weeks ago and has recovered, said Phil Rooney, a spokesman for the Douglas County Health Department. DHS officials noted "it appears the romaine...

Jlloyd Samuel's family 'devastated' by ex-Premier League player's death

The ex-Aston Villa, Bolton and Cardiff defender was involved in the smash moments after dropping his children off at school at around 8am yesterday. The family of former Premier ...

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Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues

Disrupted body clock risks mental health issues

The scientists examined people's circadian rhythms , which control functions such as sleep patterns, immune systems and the release of hormones, to measure daily rest-activity rhy...

FIFPro call Peru captain World Cup ban unfair and disproportionate

FIFPro call Peru captain World Cup ban unfair and disproportionate

Guerrero was subjected to an emotional roller-coaster after testing positive following the 0-0 draw in a qualifier away to Argentina in October. World footballers' union FIFPro...

Abe seeks Trump visit after Kim talks

Abe seeks Trump visit after Kim talks

A source said that given the possible nature and objective of the visit, it is likely that Kim Yong-chol, a vice chairman of the central committee of the WPK and head of the Nor...

Trump says first lady doing 'really well,' will leave hospital in days

Trump says first lady doing 'really well,' will leave hospital in days

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Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To Chicago And San Francisco

Amazon Go Stores Are Coming To Chicago And San Francisco

The first Amazon Go store in Seattle uses cameras and sensors to track customer purchases. Other possible future locations for Amazon Go stores include Los Angeles, according t...

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

African-Americans reported more than twice the rate for early syphilis than caucasians. Rates of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high previous ye...

Artificial Trans Fats Could Essentially Be Extinct By 2023

Artificial Trans Fats Could Essentially Be Extinct By 2023

After some deliberation, the FDA determined that food manufacturers in the USA should find alternatives to trans fats in their products. Unlike "good" unsaturated fats, trans ...

Researchers have found a way to transfer memories in snails via injection

Researchers have found a way to transfer memories in snails via injection

But there are many different types of RNA, and Glanzman's team plans to do more research to figure out determine which types most directly impact memory. The snails had been "sensi...

Jio files complain against Airtel over Apple Watch service, Airtel denies charges

Jio files complain against Airtel over Apple Watch service, Airtel denies charges

As per Morgan Stanley, the new plans of Jio focusing on post-paid clients may affect 1 for every penny of Airtel's mobile revenue in the event that the telecom real tries to ma...