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Trudeau Continues Deficit Spending With Canada's Annual Budget

Trudeau Continues Deficit Spending With Canada's Annual Budget

StatCan will receive $39.9 million over the course of the next five years to build a Housing Statistics Framework, a comprehensive database of all properties in Canada and their sales information. It is also committing more than $520-million over five years to prevent tax evasion. And the budget lined out additional funds to improve the government's intelligence-gathering about the housing market. Read More

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Windy today, cold tonight for Midstate

Windy today, cold tonight for Midstate

At the same time, wind chill temperatures were in the single digits and teens across most of the state. Expect a high of 76 degrees on Thursday and a high of 78 on Friday . A developing low pressure looks to provide more rain chances Monday and Tuesday . Since the front is weak, only a few isolated showers or sprinkles are expected. Read More

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9-Foot Alligator Pulled Out From A Drain In Florida

9-Foot Alligator Pulled Out From A Drain In Florida

The short clip shows the fearless trapper pulling the reptile from the storm drain by its tail, as it tries in vain to climb back into the sewer. A professional animal trapper was then called who pulled out the animal from a manhole. The alligator is fine and expected to be relocated. Ruel captured the incident on video, which showed the trapper yanking on the gator's tail as the reptile tried its best to crawl back in. Read More

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Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight

Ice hockey-US women's team hold productive talks in wage fight

All 23 players in the women's national team were sent emails on March 16 with a 5 p.m. ET deadline to confirm whether they meant to play in the IIHF World Championships in Plymouth, Michigan. "Who does U.S. hockey aspire to be?" "We are committed to resolving this", USA Hockey Dave Fischer told Reuters. "What we're fighting for is not just an American hockey problem", Lamoureux-Davidson said. Read More

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Maharashtra MLAs suspended from Assembly for 9 months; Opposition cries foul

Maharashtra MLAs suspended from Assembly for 9 months; Opposition cries foul

The 19 MLAs, who were barred from the Maharashtra Assembly for making a ruckus during the presentation of the state's budget, have requested an appointment with Governor Vidyasagar Rao. With the suspension of 19 MLAs, the figure required for a majority has come down to 126. One of the Shiv Sena MLAs on condition of anonymity said that the directionless party leadership in the house was exposed today and the decision to press for cutting the suspension short was made only after intervention ... Read More

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Charity: Half a billion people have no clean drinking water

Charity: Half a billion people have no clean drinking water

It is encouraging to note that Pakistan did not fall in the list of ten worst countries in the access to clean drinking water, but the 10 per cent makes a huge number which lacks this basic facility. "It is predicted that over 40 per cent of the global population is likely to be living in areas characterised as being under "severe water stress" by 2050", the report said. Read More

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Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

Trump going outside Washington for support on health bill

A Congressional Budget Office analysis released last week showed people in that age group would end up paying significantly more out-of-pocket costs under the GOP bill than they would under Obamacare. "We had a great meeting and I think we are going to get a victor vote", Trump told reporters as he left the Capitol. It also would allow insurers to charge older Americans more and repeal tax boosts the law imposes on high-income people and health industry companies. Read More

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Boy Choked by Scarf While Playing with Dog in Bucks County Dies

Boy Choked by Scarf While Playing with Dog in Bucks County Dies

Warrington police say this appears to be a tragic accident, but their investigation continues. According to the boy's mother, the scarf was "tight around his neck", and he was unconscious when she untied the scarf and dialed 911. The boy was moved to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was under heavy sedation for the next several days before he passed away Saturday, according to his family. Read More

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Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Slams Trump's Credibility in Scathing Editorial

Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Slams Trump's Credibility in Scathing Editorial

The editorial , titled, "A President's Credibility", goes on to say, "If he doesn't show more respect for the truth most Americans may conclude he's a fake president". Instead of the spotlight being on possible "wins" for the administration, "the week has been dominated by the news that he was repudiated by his own Federal Bureau of Investigation director" James Comey during a Congressional hearing, according to the editorial board. Read More

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All Blacks coach OK'ed England test

All Blacks coach OK'ed England test

England's proposed November clash with New Zealand appears to be a non-runner as the RFU is now reportedly set to give the green light for the world champions to face the Barbarians instead. However, as Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday, Steve Tew - the chief executive of the NZRU - insisted that the tourists fulfil the Barbarians match that had been agreed past year. Read More

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Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election

Trump and Nunes, however, had hinted there was evidence that the Trump transition had been caught up more generally in some kind of American surveillance. Nunes didn't specify any officials, aside from Trump, whose communications were collected. John Schindler pointed out that when one talks to legitimate foreign intelligence targets who are already being monitored, they will be swept up in that collection. Read More

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CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

CSU board votes to raise tuition amid student protests

CSU says almost 63 percent of California State University undergraduate students have their tuition fully covered by financial aid and will not be impacted by the increase. "To be fully funded two years ago and come back and say students need to pay more tuition is absurd and it's grotesque", Rendon said. "We are in the position now of having to make this painful choice", said Taylor, who voted to approve the increase. Read More

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AT&T Workers Strike Across Nevada and California

AT&T Workers Strike Across Nevada and California

The workers are customer service representatives and technicians and they're picking call centers and offices in the two states. CWA said workers were being forced to take on work that is outside their areas of expertise. The company says it has the most full-time, union-represented employees in America, and that it has reached 28 labor agreements since 2015 covering "nearly 123,000 employees". Read More

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Jilted lover held for acid attack

Jilted lover held for acid attack

The attacker, identified as Ravi - known by his first name - then surrendered at a police station admitting his crime. Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya told IANS that the victim received burn injuries on the right side of her lips, neck and shoulder. Read More

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My wife made me take the job, says Tillerson

In an interview with the Independent Journal Review , Mr Tillerson said: "I didn't want this job". When Tillerson told Clair about the job offer, she replied saying "I told you God's not through with you ". But not Rex Tillerson . "She was right. I'm supposed to do this", the secretary of state said. He came under criticism after the state department press corps was not taken along with him on his trip to Asia. Read More

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Melania Trump and Donald Trump: Distant! Sexless! Sad!

Melania Trump and Donald Trump: Distant! Sexless! Sad!

Aboard the chopper - and away from the public eye - Melania dropped the act. "Melania wants as little to do with Donald as possible". When she's not living 200 miles away from Washington D.C.in NYC's Trump Tower, the First Lady refuses to share a bed with her husband on the rare occasion they sleep in the same city! For much more on the Trumps, pick up the new issue of Us Weekly , on stands now! Melania and Barron have remained in Trump Tower in New York City while the child finishes ... Read More

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Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

Canada Gives US$119 Million to Fight Hunger in Africa

The statement reads in part, "Today, the Hon". The UN is warning that the world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War. "We urge all actors in the affected countries to facilitate humanitarian access so that assistance can reach those most in need". The Global Affairs Canada spokesperson, Ms Brittany Venhola-Fletcher, made the announcement in Abuja on Saturday, quoting the Canadian Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship minister, Mr Ahmed Hussen. Read More

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Trump warns GOP: Don't break your health care promises

Trump warns GOP: Don't break your health care promises

Purity, apparently, is what some conservative Republicans are demanding in a health insurance bill, which likely will be voted on this week, unless it is held back because Speaker Paul Ryan doesn't think it has enough votes to pass. The event was part of the national "Resist Trump Tuesdays" movement. "It was a great meeting.I think we'll get the vote on Thursday", Trump said as he left the meeting earlier. Read More

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9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

9 deaths and rare cancer linked to breast implants, FDA says

The agency has received 359 reports of possible breast implant-associated cancer cases as of February 1. The issue which might have occurred regards the textured implants which might have a gravelly surface instead of being smooth. Although it is rare, BIA-ALCL appears to develop more frequently in women with textured implants than in women with smooth-surfaced implants. According to Dr. Read More

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Photos From This Floating Baby Spa In Australia Will Make Your Day

Photos From This Floating Baby Spa In Australia Will Make Your Day

The Baby Spa Perth , caters for newborn babies up until six months of age, and offers a unique menu of hydrotherapy sessions, baby massage and expert neonatal care in a cocoon-like space. Appointments cost $85 AUD each (which translates to about $66 USD). Kavita added: 'Hydrotherapy is the flawless way to get your baby feeling confident in the water prior to swimming lessons'. Read More

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Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: Karthi, Aditi shine in this intense romantic drama

Kaatru Veliyidai new trailer: Karthi, Aditi shine in this intense romantic drama

Academy-award victor AR Rahman has composed tunes for the film. Almost 25 years after their first, path-breaking collaboration in the movie " Roja ", director Mani Ratnam and music director A.R. The filmmaker and composer, along with legendary lyricist Vairamuthu, have been working together for 25 years. Kaatru Veliyidai is produced, written and directed by Mani Ratnam. Read More

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Boy with skin disorder befriends spotted dog

Boy with skin disorder befriends spotted dog

Adcock reached out to Rowdy's owner and they all became friends communicating online. We left with them prescribing a new medication for seizures as well as some codeine for his pain. "Carter was diagnosed and got Vitiligo the exact same month and year that Rowdy did", Carter's mom Stephanie Adcock said. "This is far more than we ever deserved, and so we are just overwhelmed with the support", added Adcock. Read More

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FDA approves Newron's Parkinson's disease drug Xadago

FDA approves Newron's Parkinson's disease drug Xadago

Olanow, professor and chairman emeritus of the Department of Neurology and professor emeritus of the Department of Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. The drug will carry a long list of safety warnings. The FDA said Xadago should not be taken by people with severe liver problems or those taking opioid painkillers and certain antidepressants. Read More

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Long-Term Use of Opioids Gets People Addicted

Long-Term Use of Opioids Gets People Addicted

Researchers gathered data from 1976 through 2015 and found a correlation between painkiller abuse and previous prescriptions. For those who had abused the drugs, they were generally prescribed opioids by a doctor first. The findings appear in the CDC's " Morbidity and Mortality Weekly report ". Young people have been hit hard by the crisis - between 1997 and 2012, opioid poisonings among those aged under 19 increased by 161 percent , according to a 2016 Yale University study. Read More

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Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo not expecting to challenge for world title

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo not expecting to challenge for world title

Christian Horner has brushed off his Red Bull team's underwhelming performance in pre-season testing and insisted that the vehicle will improve throughout the campaign and be 1.5 seconds per lap faster by the final race in Abu Dhabi. Hamilton, who will start the season as the favourite to win what will be his fourth title, faces the media for the first time this week when he lines up in the official press conference at Albert Park in the early hours of Thursday morning. Read More

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EpiPens Recalled Due to Defect

EpiPens Recalled Due to Defect

The affected batch numbers are: 5FA665, 5FA6651, 5FA6652, 5FA6653. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies in the United States. The recall was started because of two confirmed cases of the auto-injectors failing to activate correctly or needing more force than normal. Alphapharm advises users keep affected auto-injectors until they are replaced and using them if required. Read More

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Drinking Alcohol With Energy Drinks Might Actually Kill You, Here's Why

Drinking Alcohol With Energy Drinks Might Actually Kill You, Here's Why

In general, mixing energy drinks and alcohol is a bad idea.Because the negative side effects of energy drinks and the negative side effects of alcohol are going to interact and hit you at the same time. These types of beverages can also be bought as premixed drinks from liquor stores. Better think twice before ordering a vodka-Red Bull. What shocked Roemer and her colleagues was the lack of research in this area, as well as the inconsistencies in these studies that made it hard to compare ... Read More

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PDP Crisis: Dickson denies asking Makarfi to resign

PDP Crisis: Dickson denies asking Makarfi to resign

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has said the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee was scheming to purchase judgment at the Supreme Court. Makarfi had approached the Supreme Court after a Port Harcourt division of the Appeal Court pronounced Sheriff as the authentic Chairman of the party. Read More

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Target Redesigns Retail for Wanderers and Quick Shoppers

Target Redesigns Retail for Wanderers and Quick Shoppers

In October, Target will open its first fully reimagined store 35 miles southwest of Houston. The new design has a separate entrance and 10-minute parking for those who just need to run in to pick up an online order or grab necessities. At the same time, he confirmed recent media reports that Target had shut down its "store of the future" experiment, a prototype for a small-format Target store it was building that featured robots. Read More

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