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In a story May 9 about U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's visit to Utah, The Associated Press reported erroneously that that no journalists accompanied Zinke on a horseback ride Tuesday. After his arrival Sunday in Salt Lake City, Zinke was met by about 500 protesters who chanted, "Save our monuments, stand with Bears Ears". After holding a closed-door meeting with a coalition of tribal leaders who pushed for the monument, Zinke spoke on Sunday of his admiration for President Theodore ...
  • Tunnel caves in at Hanford nuclear site, thousands of workers take cover

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    Non-essential workers are being sent home from a nuclear waste storage site in Washington state after the partial collapse of an underground tunnel where nuclear waste is kept in rail cars. "All personnel in the immediate area have been accounted for - they are safe - and there is no evidence of a radiological release", Destry Henderson, spokesperson for the Hanford site's emergency operations center, said in a brief statement on Facebook .
  • Authorities: Body of missing woman found in California river

    Authorities: Body of missing woman found in California river

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    Yeoman, a student at Yuba College, disappeared on March 30. Police reportedly recovered her cellphone and her pickup truck, stuck in a muddy orchard near Feather River in Live Oak , days after her disappearance. The river where the woman's body was found is less than half a mile away from where the truck and cellphone were discovered, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento.
  • Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

    Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

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    The findings have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The Yale researchers previous studies concluded that the FDA approves drugs faster than its counterpart agency in Europe, and that the majority of pivotal trials in drug approvals involved fewer than 1,000 patients and lasted six months or less.
  • Obama Thanks Kimmel: 'Exactly Why We Fought' for ACA

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    Pausing at times to gather himself, Mr Kimmel described the room filling up with nurses and doctors as they realised his son wasn't getting enough oxygen into his blood. Burnett asked Hayes if she encountered patients prior to the ACA who were turned down from care because of lack of health insurance. Jimmy Kimmel has received a ton of support and love after the birth of his son.
  • Some 400 soldiers helping with Quebec floods

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    The rescue and search operations are underway. The man's wife had also been traveling in the auto and survived after clinging to a tree branch when the current flipped the vehicle, according to the CBC. I'm not happy to say that, but we have to tell Quebecers the truth. That measure allows the city to order mandatory evacuations from threatened areas.
  • President Trump fires FBI director James Comey

    President Trump fires FBI director James Comey

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    White House spokesman Sean Spicer says at the recommendation of Atttorney General Jeff Sessions and Assistant Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Comey was terminated and removed from office. But his prominent role in the 2016 presidential campaign raised questions about his judgment and impartiality. Comey's actions are still blamed among Democrats (including Clinton herself) for contributing to Trump's win.
  • THC May Affect Older Brains In A Surprising Way

    THC May Affect Older Brains In A Surprising Way

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    So there's a good chance that these mice are somewhat impaired during the treatment. Mice have a relatively short lifespan and show cognitive deficits often after one year. "With increasing age, the quantity of the cannabinoids naturally formed in the brain reduces", according to Zimmer. In addition, levels of synaptic proteins, involved in nerve signalling, were increased and dendritic spines - small cell protrusions vital to neural connectivity - became more dense.
  • Cotton buds may do more harm than good

    Cotton buds may do more harm than good

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    Kris Jatana, of the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, said in a press release. Most children younger than 8 years old who went to the ER suffered from a perforated eardrum. "This study only captured injuries that were treated in emergency departments", Jatana said in a release.
  • Owners of dead giant rabbit to seek damages from United Airlines

    Owners of dead giant rabbit to seek damages from United Airlines

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    Des Moines attorney Guy Cook called for an independent investigation and said that by cremating Simon the rabbit without the ownership group's permission, United had effectively destroyed evidence in the case. Simon was flying from London to Chicago when he mysteriously fell dead. Edwards said the prospective new owner is very upset. "The safety and wellbeing of all the animals that travel with us is of the utmost importance to United Airlines and our PetSafe team".
  • Showers and Storms Return Sunday, More Rain and Storms Next Week

    Showers and Storms Return Sunday, More Rain and Storms Next Week

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    A few of these storms have the potential to be strong to severe - greatest likelihood stretching across northeast NM. Afternoon temperature readings in the 90s across our area will continue to cool overnight into the lower 60s. However, scattered showers and storms will be likely for today. A few showers and storms could move into southern Oklahoma from north Texas late this afternoon and evening.
  • DHS Considers Expanding Laptop Ban To Europe

    DHS Considers Expanding Laptop Ban To Europe

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    DHS officials, however, are still deciding where and how the new restrictions will be implemented. A bomb that blew a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian airline in February 2016, killing one person, is believed to have been built into a laptop computer carried into the passenger cabin.