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The Navajo County, Arizona , sheriff's office said in a statement that the Barksdales were arrested without incident and that the sheriff's office assisted the marshals service in the capture. After ditching the van, the couple drove off in the pickup truck, according to Gonzales. After several hours, the trio managed to break free. But the Barksdales had fled the state, sparking a nationwide search.
  • Google fined $170M for YouTube's violation of child privacy laws

    Google fined $170M for YouTube's violation of child privacy laws

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    YouTube allegedly made millions from using that data to display targeted ads to people watching those channels. The $170 million breaks down into two parts: $136 million will be paid to the FTC and the remaining $34 million will go to NY on allegations the video-sharing site violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA ) Rule, which was enacted in 1998 under President Clinton.
  • 2nd vaping-related lung illness confirmed in Colorado

    2nd vaping-related lung illness confirmed in Colorado

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    The CDC also notes the case of one patient in IL who died after hospitalization from an e-cigarette-related illness. The patients have used the vaping devices to inhale THC products. Clinicians who become aware of such cases should report incidents to their local public health officer. Almost 200 people in at least 25 states have come down with severe lung illness, possibly associated with vaping this summer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with one reported ...
  • Kirsten Gillibrand's 2020 Presidential Campaign Gets Publicity When it Closes Shop

    Kirsten Gillibrand's 2020 Presidential Campaign Gets Publicity When it Closes Shop

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    Just hours before the deadline to qualify for the third Democratic presidential debate to be held in Houston in about two weeks, two-term New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has finally elected to end her presidential campaign. She was also one of the earliest and most vocal critics of President Donald Trump on the campaign trail, formally launching her campaign, after a brief exploratory period, at the foot of one of the president's hotels in Manhattan.
  • DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2,000

    DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2,000

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    On the same day doctors from Congo and Uganda were awarded medical prizes in Japan, a 9-year-old Congolese girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda was confirmed to have died, showing the challenges the medical community faces in containing the outbreak.
  • Smoking drops significantly in England each year

    Smoking drops significantly in England each year

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    But as the reality of chain smoking a couple of ciggies each day came into focus, people in their droves chucked their packs in the bin and vowed to never return. He said they determined the illness was related to vaping on Wednesday evening. Patricia Folan directs the Center for Tobacco Control at Northwell Health in Great Neck, N.Y.
  • Trump administration tightens policy on children born overseas

    Trump administration tightens policy on children born overseas

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    USCIS identified three sets of children living outside the USA whom the policy could affect: children of non-U.S. citizens adopted by US citizen employees or service members; children of non-U.S. "We are dealing with a small number of people who are particularly sympathetic because they're people who have made a decision to join the USA military", he said.
  • Oregon Warns Doctors To Look Out For Vape-Related Illness

    Oregon Warns Doctors To Look Out For Vape-Related Illness

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    He added that officials from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had arrived in IL on Tuesday to help investigate the death, as well as 22 cases of vaping-related lung illnesses in the state. Gregory Conley, with the American Vaping Association , thinks the problem is with street products that have had cannabis compound THC illegally added.
  • PM orders 'urgent' action to boost MMR vaccination rates

    PM orders 'urgent' action to boost MMR vaccination rates

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    The WHO said in the first six months of 2019 reported measles cases globally were nearly three times as many as the same time a year ago. Mr Johnson set out the plans to improve vaccination rates - including for the measles, mumps and rubella jab ( MMR ) - on a visit to a hospital in Cornwall (left).
  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Hennepin and Ramsey counties

    Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Hennepin and Ramsey counties

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    The West Nile virus-positive samples are the first positive samples in the district for the 2019 surveillance year. Many more people are infected but do not develop symptoms. Dress in long sleeves and trousers where mosquitos are active. The second is "Drain", meaning to make sure there is no standing water around your home such as an old tire or tub in which water can stand and breed mosquitoes.
  • Ebola cure in sight as new drugs gives ‘90% survival rate’

    Ebola cure in sight as new drugs gives ‘90% survival rate’

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    That increased to nearly three-quarters of patients prescribed ZMapp and two-thirds of patients prescribed Remdesivir, if diagnosed early. It was the first-ever multi-drug trial for an Ebola treatment. The findings mean health authorities can "stress to people that more than 90% of people survive" if they are treated early, said Sabue Mulangu, an infectious-disease researcher who worked on the trial.
  • Nate Jackson: Demo Debate 4: Biden the Frontrunner

    Nate Jackson: Demo Debate 4: Biden the Frontrunner

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    In a visceral takedown, Gabbard charged Harris "put over 1,500 people in jail for marijuana violations and laughed about it when she was asked if she ever smoked marijuana". Biden's staff and surrogates told reporters after the debate that the vice president's record and remarks were being mischaracterized, and that Biden would continue to push back if those attacks continued.