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State unemployment lowest since January 2001

State unemployment lowest since January 2001

The labor force participation rate for White workers ticked up from 62.9 percent in February to 63 percent in March and the E-POP increased from 60.3 percent to 60.5 percent last month. Gov. Brian Sandoval said Nevada is now fourth in the nation in job growth and first-time filings for jobless benefits are the lowest in 20 years. Nonfarm employment increased over the year by 63,500 jobs. Read More

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Thaw in AIADMK merger move; rival camps set up panels

Thaw in AIADMK merger move; rival camps set up panels

In fact, amid ongoing political tussle over the merger of the two warring factions, OPS has revived his demand for a probe into Jayalalithaa's "mysterious" death. The central player in the political drama, party deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran, meanwhile, remained out of sight on Thursday. In a Facebook post, Jeyanandh Dhivakaran wrote that he will make the video clips of Jayalaithaa with Sasikala in the hospital public. Read More

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Trump says strong Europe 'very important'

Gentiloni had just finished making a case for USA involvement in stabilizing Libya by helping the internationally recognized government in Tripoli establish control over the country's entire territory. "It looks like another terrorist attack, and what can you say?" Trump expressed "our condolences from our country to the people of France". Trump, who has repeatedly called on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to boost defence spending, also pointed to some 30,000 United States ... Read More

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Unicorn Frappuccino Debuts At Starbucks

Unicorn Frappuccino Debuts At Starbucks

As if PSLs weren't basic enough, the coffee chain has now made a decision to cash in on the unicorn craze that just won't go away (although we wish it would). After tasting the drink, she thought it wasn't as sweet tasting as it looks, since the "sour blue" gives the drink more of a sour tang than a numbing sweetness. Read More

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FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

The FDA plans to hold a public advisory committee meeting later this year to discuss the broader use of prescription opioid cough and cold medicine in children, he said . Douglas Throckmorton, the FDA's deputy center director for regulatory programs, in a written statement. "We understand that there are limited options when it comes to treating pain or cough in children and that these changes may raise some questions for health care providers and parents", Throckmorton said. Read More

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Indiana House falls just short of passing pro-Airbnb bill

Indiana House falls just short of passing pro-Airbnb bill

That is expected to be raised through a 10-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax increase beginning in 2018. Hybrid and electric auto drivers will face $50 and $150 fees, respectively. "Are you ... somebody that does something for your state when you need something to be done?" the Noblesville Republican said. "As a lifelong educator, I felt like my power was going to the voting booth when I disagreed with how everything was going, so I still feel like that's very important", Wright says. Read More

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United Kingdom to hold snap general election on June 8

The election is the fourth major vote in four years, after last June's European Union referendum, the 2015 general election, and the 2014 Scottish independence vote. Parliament will vote Wednesday on holding a June 8 election. That sort of victory, which would be unprecedented in postwar British politics, would deliver May a majority of more than 100 in the House of Commons, compared with just 17 now. Read More

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UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

On Wednesday, administrators at the notoriously liberal University of California, Berkeley cancelled a planned lectured by controversial author Ann Coulter . For that reason, when we learned through the newspapers that you had invited Ms. Coulter to speak here on April 27th, we immediately asked UCPD to conduct a comprehensive review of potential sites and security arrangements. Read More

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Unicorn Frappuccino Hair Is All The Rage on Instagram

Unicorn Frappuccino Hair Is All The Rage on Instagram

Braden Burson is one of those upset Starbucks baristas who has taken to Twitter with a video meant to discourage more purchases of the trending Unicorn Frappuccino. The limited-edition drink is available until Sunday. "It's finished with whipped cream-sprinkled pink and blue fairy powders", reads a description of the drink on Starbucks' website . Read More

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White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

The Tuesday Group has roughly 50 members. One problem is that no one has actually seen the amendments, at least not in legislative-language form. "We have a good chance of getting it soon", he said. "This effectively allows states to eliminate the ACA's guarantee of access to insurance at a reasonable price for people with pre-existing conditions, in the interest of lowering premiums for people who are healthy", Larry Levitt, senior vice president at the Henry J. Read More

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What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

Ossoff will now face former Secretary of State Karen Handel , a Republican who finished in clear second despite running around 30 points behind Ossoff. "Partly because I think he will insist on it", said Dr. Kerwin Swint of Kennesaw State University. Congratulations to Jon Ossoff's campaign for all of their hard work in tonight's landslide in the race for Georgia's 6 Congressional District . Read More

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Boston University Researchers Find Diet Drinks Risk Stroke, Dementia

Boston University Researchers Find Diet Drinks Risk Stroke, Dementia

Don't be so fast to finish that sweet, sugary soda. Diet soda has been on the hot seat, since recent studies keep proving that it has negative effects on consumers' health. These results remained after accounting for a number of influential factors, including participants' age, sex, education, diabetes status, and presence of the ApoE gene, which is associated with greater Alzheimer's risk. Read More

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Spotty shower possible in the afternoon

Spotty shower possible in the afternoon

Partly cloudy skies are predicted for Friday night , with a low around 44. On the other hand, many communities won't get a single drop of rain Friday . Mostly cloudy and partly sunny skies are anticipated across southern Colorado. Tuesday night: A slight chance of showers. Low around 44. Rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Read More

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Dad: Fresno suspect blamed whites for drug use

He wrote that his "kill rate increases tremendously on the other side" and also posted about "white devils". Williams was a hard-working security guard who earned the rank of supervisor at Monument Security. Sixteen rounds were fired in four locations, Dyer said. Two Latina women and a child also crossed paths with Muhammad during the killing spree. Gassett, 37, of Fresno, had just picked up groceries at a Catholic Charities building when he was gunned down. Read More

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Florida Senate poised to regulate ride-sharers Uber, Lyft

Florida Senate poised to regulate ride-sharers Uber, Lyft

It now heads to Gov. Rick Scott for signature or veto. Historically, local governments have been allowed to regulate taxi and limo services. The proposal received the backing from Uber and Lyft. Under the bill, drivers would have to undergo criminal background checks to weed out people with certain convictions, including sexual assault and drunken driving. Read More

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$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

The city now has about 900,000 smokers, including about 15,000 youths. He said he's not anxious about new tobacco regulations. Other measures that were proposed to the council on Wednesday include a ban on selling tobacco at pharmacies across the city, stricter regulations on e-cigarettes and a new "smoking disclosure policy", which will require residential building owners to disclose whether or not smoking is permitted in their units. Read More

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Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

North Korea will continue to test missiles regularly and any military action against it by the United States would prompt "all out war", a senior North Korean official has told the BBC . naval strike group, including the 97,000-ton aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, to the region April 10, saying it would counter "reckless acts of aggression" with "whatever methods the USA wants to take". Read More

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Serena Williams and Her Rep Confirms Pregnancy

Serena Williams and Her Rep Confirms Pregnancy

The 35-year-old posted a picture of herself in a yellow swimsuit with a prominent bump - she captioned the image "20 weeks". Williams, 35, has not played a match since winning her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open on January 28, when she would have been close to two months pregnant, if the caption on her deleted photo was accurate. Read More

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Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash

Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash

As secretary to the government, David Babachir Lawal was responsible for awarding contracts related to the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE ), which helps rehabilitate areas of Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency. SGF Lawal had been indicted by the Senate months ago. Who is the Presidency? Meanwhile, the suspended SGF, has said that he was unaware of his suspension as he emerged from the Office of the Vice President moments after the development was announced. Read More

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Six Saracens stars get Lions call-up

Six Saracens stars get Lions call-up

Hartley's understudy Jamie George, who spent most of the Six Nations coming on for Hartley around the hour mark, got the nod alongside Ireland captain Rory Best and Ken Owens of Wales. talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 will bring you EXCLUSIVE coverage of every Lions match this summer, starting with the clash against the New Zealand Barbarians on June 3 . Read More

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Images show North Koreans playing volleyball at nuclear test site

Amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, North Korea has escalated a war of words with the United States, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it over its nuclear and missile ambitions. "China is scared of chaos and destabilisation of the regime that would result in millions of refugees in the region so we can make progress through worldwide pressure. Read More

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United Kingdom doubles funding to fight tropical diseases in developing world

United Kingdom doubles funding to fight tropical diseases in developing world

The UK government is investing an extra £200m in programmes to fight neglected tropical diseases, which affect more than a billion people in the world's poorest countries. "It's really a story of wonderful progress", the billionaire Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in Geneva. One in six people suffer from NTDs worldwide, including more than half a billion children. Read More

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US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence said he had spoken with Trump and by 2020 some 60% of the USA naval fleet would be in the region and Japan's role would grow. North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused the United States on Monday of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time" and said the North's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary". Read More

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Australia to scrap 457 visa program

Australia to scrap 457 visa program

It was introduced in 1996 and allows skilled workers stay on in Australia if an employer sponsors them, but is now going to be replaced by a new programme and the list of job types that need filling will be dramatically lowered. As well as putting some job seekers offside, a parliamentary enquiry past year found the visa system left foreign workers open to exploitation , and that many were being underpaid or otherwise taken advantage of as a result. Read More

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