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Nintendo Labo could be the second coming of Wii Fit

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Nintendo Labo hit the world today with an unusual quiet. Warm impressions of the winsome cardboard construction kits and their attendant video games flitted around the internet and the video game obsessed corners of Twitter, but there was hardly the fervor that usually follows when Nintendo foists some bizarre, beguiling entertainment on the world. Neither as noisy as when Amiibo frothed up obsessed collectors in 2014 nor as totally unnoticed as when Donkey Kong Jungle Beat and its dope-as-hell konga controllers hit ten years earlier. Labo just slipped out. To me, Nintendo Labo’s relea... Read More
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🇨🇺 What is Cuba’s future without a Castro? | The Stream

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel: A new era?For the first time in 60 years, someone other than Fidel or Raul Castro will govern Cuba. The government has nominated First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel as the sole candidate for president. His term is likely to start when Raul steps down during a session of the National Assembly that is underway.Raul Castro came to power in 2006 when his older brother Fidel, who had ruled for almost half a century, stepped aside due to deteriorating health. After assuming control Raul began rolling back some of the restrictions imposed by his older brother. Until 2008, Cubans weren’t allowed mobile phones, internet access, or to stay at Cuban hotels and reso... Read More
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Will the Federal Reserve derail the economy?

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Published on Apr 20, 2018FBN’s Charles Payne on why investors should stick with Apple and how the Federal Reserve could negatively impact the economy. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: THE DEBBIE WASSERMAN-... Read More
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‘Enough of killing, enough of being scared’: Students stage another gun violence

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From Houston to Indianapolis, thousands of students walked out of schools Friday morning to participate in staged sit-ins, marches, and moments of silence to demand action on gun legislation and mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado. Lisa Desjardins reports on the renewed push for gun control and what change it could bring in Washington.Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshourSubscribe to ... Read More
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China: Giant Air Purifier Successfully Reduces Air Pollution

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AI Weekly: Why all developers should watch ‘Westworld’

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I’m not what you would call a fan of Westworld. As an AI reporter, telling this to people often triggers an audible gasp, followed by a look of disbelief and disappointment. Despite my lack of enthusiasm for the show, I plan to watch every episode of season two, which starts Sunday on HBO, and developers should too. Earlier this week, I attended a showing of episode one in San Francisco and had an opportunity to chat with members of the cast. I took the interviews because I wanted to know how people playing parts in a show that shapes the world’s perception of AI felt about the impact of AI. Shannon Woodward plays Elsie Hughes, a programmer whose job is to fix renegade robots. Ask her about the implications of ... Read More
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The FDA supports a cannabis-derived drug, but it’s still too hard to study pot

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For the first time, the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended approving a drug derived from cannabis. It’s an important step in acknowledging that the plant has a valid medical use, but will mean little without loosening the research restrictions that keep scientists from figuring out the other health effects of cannabis. The drug in question is Epidiolex, used to treat severe forms of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Epidiolex includes cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical that ... Read More
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Paolo von Schirach on the US State Dept’s 2017 human rights report

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Trilobites: What a Scientist Learned From Studying the ‘Synchronized Swimming of Sea Monkeys’

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John Dabiri isn’t an oceanographer. And he’s not a biologist. But for more than a decade, he’s been studying tiny shrimp swimming through water. It hasn’t always been easy.In 2014, he found his research on small crustaceans under the powerful microscope of Tom Coburn, then a Republican senator from Oklahoma who crusaded against government spending during his time in of... Read More
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Dance music star Avicii dead at 28

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Swedish-born producer and DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, died Friday, April 20th, 2018, as confirmed by his publicist Diana Baron. His death comes just days after his 2017 EP, Avīci (01), was nominated for a Billboard Music Award for top dance/electronic album. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” Baron said in an issued statement. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given.” Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Bergling initially honed his... Read More
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Why the transportation sector needs data scientists

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The transportation industry is ripe for advancement. With the addition of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, the industry might not be recognizable in 10 or 20 years. More connectivity means fully optimized operations and manufacturing, decreased downtime and accidents, and — what everyone is waiting for — driverless vehicles and ships. Advancements cannot come soon enough. The International Transport Forum’s 2017 Transport Outlook notes that, due to the combination of population ... Read More
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Vets groups and lawmakers say they’re against it — but what does ‘privatization’ of Veterans Affairs really mean?

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WASHINGTON — When confirmation hearings for the next Veterans Affairs secretary begin in a few weeks, privatization of the department will be the main focus of most lawmakers’ questions. Nearly everyone in the veterans community and on Capitol Hill is ... Read More
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🇨🇺 What is Cuba’s future without a Castro as president? | The Stream

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What is Cuba's future without a Castro as president?For the first time in 60 years, someone other than Fidel or Raul Castro will govern Cuba. The government has nominated First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel as the sole candidate for president. His term is likely to start when Raul steps down during a session of the National Assembly that is underway.Raul Castro came to power in 2006 when his older brother Fidel, who had ruled for almost half a century, stepped aside due to deteriorating health. After assuming control Raul began rolling back some of the restrictions imposed by his older brother. Until 2008, Cubans weren’t allowed mobile phones, internet access, or to stay at Cuban ho... Read More
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Is Saudi Arabia spreading itself too thin? | Inside Story

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Saudi Arabia has embarked on an extensive economic and social transformation. Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has made it his mission to make the country less dependent on oil and diversify its economy. But that's proving challenging because of several factors, including the war in neighbouring Yemen.Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have been fighting Houthi rebels there for nearly three years now. And as the Saudi government announces more mega projects as part of its so called Vision 2030 strategy, there are concerns it might be over extending its economy. Can it afford these large projects and how likely are they to become a reality?Presenter: Folly Bah Th... Read More
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No, staring at a screen won’t damage your eyes

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I’m here to quell your health concerns: staring at a screen doesn’t damage your eyes. They won’t make you go blind, and your doctor isn’t going to worry about your health if he or she hears that you’re spending a lot of time in front of them. However, you might feel uncomfortable after a long time in front of a backlight, and you might even experience the symptoms of Computer Vision Syndrome, a fancy name for the eye strain and discomfort monitors can cause. You could try adjusting your entire monitor and desk setup to remedy your pain, or you could use moistening eyedrops. The 20-20-20 rule also exists, which dictates that after 20 minutes of screen staring, you should stare at something 20 feet ... Read More
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#2TalkAbout For April 20, 2018

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God of War — 5 tips to help you on your epic journey

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God of War is now out for PlayStation 4, and it’s incredible. This action game is beautiful, exciting, and touching, and I go into why in my review. If you have a PlayStation 4, you should play it. But having been through the adventure myself, here are a few things that I think can help you. Below are five tips that will keep you strong and give you an edge as you journey through Sony’s blockbuster exclusive. ... Read More
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Science’s “Reproducibility Crisis” Is Now Political Ammunition

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This story originally appeared on Undark and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. David Randall and Christopher Welser are unlikely authorities on the reproducibility crisis in science. Randall, a historian and librarian, is the director of research at the National Association of Scholars, a small higher education advocacy group. Welser teaches Latin at a Christian college in Minnesota. Neither has published anything on replication or reproducibility. But when a ... Read More
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🇨🇺What is Cuba’s future without a Castro? | The Stream

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For the first time in 60 years, someone other than Fidel or Raul Castro will govern Cuba. The government has nominated First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel as the sole candidate for president. His term is likely to start when Raul steps down during a session of the National Assembly that is underway.Raul Castro came to power in 2006 when his older brother Fidel, who had ruled for almost half a century, stepped aside due to deteriorating health. After assuming control Raul began rolling back some of the restrictions imposed by his older brother. Until 2008, Cubans weren’t allowed mobile phones, internet access, or to stay at Cuban hotels and resorts. Perhaps the most historic of his rule was... Read More
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23andMe Wants You to Share Even More Health Data

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Almost exactly a year ago, 23andMe earned the right to tell people what diseases might be lurking in their DNA. Since then, the consumer genetic testing company has turned tubes of spit into health reports for thousands of its customers. You can learn how your genes might predispose you to eight diseases with a well-known genetic component—things like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’... Read More
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The Big Boom

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Paul Grosser founded P.W. Grosser in his home in 1990 and grew the Bohemia-based engineering firm to about 70 employees. It’s a success story and, as with many entrepreneurs, his business is, well, like his baby. But at age 63, Grosser has begun preparing the firm for a future, eventually, without its namesake. The business has grown up.Grosser remains CEO, but Paul Boyce has been named president and, as of next year, is slated to become CEO, while Grosser remains chairman. He is not, though, looking for a buyer: the employees are buying the company through an employee stock ownership plan using their 401(K) to help fund the deal. ... Read More
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No. 300: An anniversary edition, starring Shakespeare, Academy Award-winner Jessica Lange and introducing Vengo

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An imperfect 300: Welcome, friends, to your latest Innovate LI newsletter, and not just any Innovate LI newsletter, but the 300th since founder John Kominicki e-blasted the first more than three years ago. That’s a lot of historical anecdotes, celebrity birthdays, regional shout-outs, hyperlinks, funding reports and Stuff We’re Reading. And we wanted to do something truly spectacular to recognize our tercentenary edition. So, we came up with… Suggested serving: These foods/serving sizes all contain roughly 300 calories, according to the good folks at HealthAssist.net and other easily digested sources – o... Read More
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The Stan Collymore Show: The lessons of Hillsborough, and safe standing in the UK

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Follow The Stan Collymore Show on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StanCollymor...Stan sits down with Louise Brooke who lost her brother Andrew in the Hillsborough disaster, and dedicated her life to investigating the tragedy;We travel to one of the centres of Scottish football - Celtic Park in Glasgow – and talk to fans about safe standing, politics and rival fans;World Cup 2018 Group A breakdown - the hosts, Luis Suare... Read More
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Hurricane season is coming and Puerto Rico still has a big power problem

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Seven months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and its power grid, the entire island lost power on Wednesday -- the biggest outage since September. As crews keep working to restore power to the full island, residents are raising questions once again about the adequacy of those efforts. Amna Nawaz gets an update from special correspondent Monica Villamizar.Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshourSubscribe to our YouTube... Read More
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God of War is one big escort mission

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Ever since Sony first revealed the new God of War for PlayStation 4 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show in 2016, director Cory Barlog has had to dismiss the notion that his game is an extended escort mission. But now that Kratos’s latest adventure is upon us (and getting glowing reviews), it’s clear that Barlog was fudging things a bit. Here’s the Son... Read More
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Immigrant soldier dies waiting for US military to clear him to serve

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A Fort Lee soldier caught in the bureaucratic limbo of the Pentagon’s new “extreme vetting” for non-citizen service members has died while waiting for the military to clear him for duty, Military Times has learned. Spc. Nemanja “Yani” Janicijevic, 25, died April 12 during a physical fitness training session at Fort Lee, Virginia, installation officials said in a statement. He had been stuck at Fort Lee for 11 months after h... Read More
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Immigrant soldier dies waiting for US military to clear him to serve

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A Fort Lee soldier caught in the bureaucratic limbo of the Pentagon’s new “extreme vetting” for non-citizen service members has died while waiting for the military to clear him for duty, Military Times has learned. Spc. Nemanja “Yani” Janicijevic, 25, died April 12 during a physical fitness training session at Fort Lee, Virginia, installation officials said in a statement. He had been stuck at Fort Lee for 11 months after h... Read More
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Maryland Schools May Tell Children When It’s Time to Log Off

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Several pediatricians warned that heavy digital device use in schools or for homework could have unintended physical and emotional consequences for students, including vision problems, interrupted sleep and device compulsion. In particular, they noted that some classroom learning apps used powerful, video-game-like reward systems to engage and stimulate students, making it difficult for some children to turn them off.“The concern is that many programs students use in school are entertainment and gamified,” said ... Read More
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How and why the government taxes marijuana sales

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Legal state marijuana businesses face heavy income taxes because federal law prohibits the tax credits most businesses enjoy.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78924/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: It's Probably Even More Expensive Than It's Probably Even More Expensive Than It's Probably Even More Expensive Than You Think To Run A Recreational You Think To Run A Recreational You Think To Run A Recreational Marijuana Business You Have To Have A Marijuana Business You Have To Have A Marijuana Business You Ha... Read More
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Southwest Airlines protested airworthiness directive designed to prevent engine failures

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Enlarge / Southwest's Boeing 737-700, tail number N772SW, was the aircraft for Southwest flight 1380. A failure in its left turbofan engine caused the death of one passenger and multiple other injuries.Aeroprints While a National Transportation Safety Board investigation is still underway, NTSB officials confirmed that the ... Read More
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How AI is helping bank customers make sense of their financial lives (VB Live)

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With the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, banks and other FIs have an opportunity to help consumers manage their budgets and plan for big life events. Find out how the industry’s most innovative companies are using these technologies to build financial solutions and apps to attract and engage today’s evolving consumer. Register here for free. In our everyday lives, it can be difficult to monitor our spending habits and see how they impact our overall financial health. According to Abe A... Read More
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Final review: The Long Island Index strikes a balance

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By GREGORY ZELLER // Like any great adventure story, the Long Island Index saga has concluded with plenty of drama – specifically, with the Index’s final-ever regional report, a cautionary tale filled with conflict and even a stare-off-into-the-sunset ending. Fifteen years after taking its first dive into Long Island’s socioeconomic clime, the project of the Garden City-based Rauch Foundation on Thursday released its final report of regional indicators – an amalgam of the latest data and trends on Long Island and in similar suburbs, prepared by the ... Read More
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MintHealth to Offer a Crowdfunding Equity Offering

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MintHealth to Launch Campaign through StartEngine Platform SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 19, 2018– MintHealth™, a decentralized health platform-as-a-service (PaaS) that aligns health plans, provider groups, and wellness brands around patient engagement, improved clinical outcomes, and lower healthcare costs, today announced that they are starting a campaign on the Crowdfunding platform StartEngine. The crowdfunding platform allows everyone, regardless of their net worth or income level, to invest in securities issued by startup companies. StartEngine is regulated by SEC regulations. StartEngine is one of the first Regulation Crowdfunding and Regulation A+ plat... Read More
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CURRAN ANNOUNCES FREE RABIES VACCINATION CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS, AND FERRETS

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Mineola, NY – In an effort to protect our pets and prevent the spread of rabies, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, Nassau County Department of Health and the Town of North Hempstead are partnering to offer free rabies vaccinations for dogs, cats and ferrets. Open to all Nassau County residents, the vaccination clinic will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Town of North Hempstead Animal Shelter located at 75 Marino Avenue in Port Washington. “This partnership provides an excellent opportunity for residents to protect their pets as well as their family against rabies,” said County Executive Curran. “I urge all Nassau County pet-owners to take advantage of this free vaccination clinic, and I... Read More
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New Imaging Method Identifies How Normal and Cancer Cells Move and Adapt

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New Imaging Method Identifies How Normal and Cancer Cells Move and Adapt Caption: A human breast cancer cell (green) in a zebrafish blood vessel (magenta) during part of the metastatic process. Captured from a still of a moving image, a cancer cell mimics the behavior of immune cells, where the cell ‘rolls’ thru the vessels. Credit: T. Liu et al./Science 2018 ... Read More
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V-50 … Vengo! In a Blink, next-gen vendor expands

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A Long Island vending machine company with an innovative hook and a multimillion-dollar pedigree has expanded its dealings with a thriving multistate customer – and deployed its next-gen retail tech across one of the Island’s busiest campuses. Bethpage-based Vengo Labs LLC announced Thursday an “expanded partnership” with New York City-based Blink Holdings Inc., a 2010 startup dba Blink Fitness, with more than 90 health-and-fitness clubs open or in development in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California. According to the new deal, the NY... Read More
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Woman says her doctor told her she was just fat, when in fact she had cancer

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Rebecca Hiles is speaking out after she says she was misdiagnosed and body-shamed by her doctor who dismissed her health concerns. Category License Standard YouTube License No Closed Captioning Detected within this Video.... Read More
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Ambitious VA medical records overhaul in jeopardy after department shakeup

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Multiple sources close to work on the issue say White House officials are wavering on whether to move ahead on contract plans with the Missouri-based Cerner Corp. to bring VA’s electronic medical records systems in line with the Defense Department. Meanwhile, the department’s new chief technology official — just appointed this week — is facing heavy c... Read More
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Vox Pop: Cuba after the Castros

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A new president has been elected in Cuba and, for the first time in 60 years, it is not a Castro. CGTN’s Michael Voss spoke to everyday Cubans about their feelings about the new leadership and the direction of the country moving forward.Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobilehttp://america.cgtn.com/livenewsSubscribe to CGTN America on YouTubeFollow CGTN America:Twitter: @cgtnamericaFacebook: @cgtnamerica... Read More
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Need economic growth to bring down the deficit down: Art Laffer

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Reagan Economic Adviser Art Laffer on the outlook for the U.S. economy and reflects on former first lady Barbara Bush's legacy. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: COULD TURN INTO A HEA... Read More
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Need economic growth to bring down the deficit down: Art Laffer

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Published on Apr 19, 2018Reagan Economic Adviser Art Laffer on the outlook for the U.S. economy and reflects on former first lady Barbara Bush's legacy. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: COULD TURN INTO A HEA... Read More
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Keiser Report: Healthcare as The New Oil (E1216)

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Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the profits of war and ask why defense contractors’ shares have turned decidedly more Dotcom like since 2011. They also look at ‘healthcare as the new oil’ and Obamacare as the F-35 cost-plus program where the profits are limitless. The two note the enormous government budgets devoted to defense and health care programs follow on c... Read More
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Contessa Secures Financing to Continue Deployment of Inpatient-Level Care at Home Models

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 19, 2018– Contessa Health Inc., a leader and pioneer of Home Recovery Care, a risk-based model that combines all the essential elements of inpatient hospital care in the comfort of patients’ homes, announced today that they have secured additional financing. The round was led by ... Read More
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US recession a risk from the mounting government debt?

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Educating NFL players on retirement planning

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Detected Closed Captioning: >> DAGEN: THE NFL COULD MOVE THE CHAINS ON PRIME TIME GAMES. THE LEAGUE REPORTEDLY PLANNING TO MOVE UP THE KICKOFF TIME FOR NIGHT GAMES, SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL GAMES. MONDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT GAMES COULD KICK OFF SLIGHTLY EARLIER. JOINING ME NOW, PRIVATE WEALTH ADVISOR JORDAN WAXMAN AND FORMER NFL LINEBACKER RYAN NEESE. AN EARLIER START TIME IS GOOD FOR THE GAME? >> IT'S GREAT FOR THE GAME, GET PEOPLE WATCHING THE GAME MORE, HOPEFULLY ENGAGING THE FANS BETTER. IT'S A GREAT MOVE BY THE NFL. >> DAGEN: WHAT ABOUT THE DRAFT, IT'S COMING UP. WE'RE ABOUT A WEEK AWAY FROM THE DRAFT BEGINNING. I TOLD YOU WHEN YOU SAT DOWN, I WATCH THE NFL COMBINE. >> I WAS SHOCKED WHEN YOU SAID THAT... Read More
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Babierge raises $1.3 million for baby gear rental service

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Traveling is fun, but not when you have to pack half a baby store to accommodate your kids’ needs. Babierge (baby + concierge) is addressing this market through its baby gear rental service and today announced the close of a $1.3 million seed round. Investors include Startup Capital Ventures, Quake Capital, Rostrum Capital, the GWC Innovator Fund, and Stanford’s StartX Fund. As a seasoned entrepreneur, Babierge founder and CEO Fran Maier knows a thing or two about scaling a business. The CEO has five companies under her belt, including Match.com, where she was a cofounder. “In some way, Match.com has given birth to Babierge,” Maier... Read More
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How DNA Transfer Nearly Convicted an Innocent Man of Murder

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This investigation was published in partnership with The Marshall Project and FRONTLINE (PBS). When the DNA results came back, even Lukis Anderson thought he might have committed the murder. "I drink a lot," he remembers telling public defender Kelley Kulick as they sat in a plain interview room at the Santa Clara County, California, jail. Sometimes he blacked out, so it was possible he did something he didn't remember. "Maybe I did do it." Kulick shushed him. If she was ... Read More
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The UK is becoming a global hotbed for VR and AR

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Last month I addressed Europe’s startup brain drain to the U.S. and then followed up by profiling the U.K. as an exception to the rule, thanks in no small measure to the rapid ascendancy of London’s thriving venture landscape. I want to continue the series by now offering a close-up on the state of the country’s VR and AR industry. To give you a sense of the scale of its VR/AR ecosystem, PwC UK released an ... Read More
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🇸🇾 After Eastern Ghouta siege ends, healthcare is in short supply | Al Jazeera English

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Ever since the Syrian government took over Ghouta, pro-President Bashar al-Assad media have been showing tunnels and warehouses to say there was no medical crisis in Ghouta.Health workers who helped people during the five-year siege of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta are denying the government's accusations of helping what it calls "terrorists".Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.- Subscribe to our channel: ... Read More
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Weird NBA uniforms show why the league’s popular

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The league's new uniforms show the NBA's forward-thinking attitude, which goes well beyond weird jerseys.Learn more about this story at www.newsy.com/78893/Find more videos like this at www.newsy.comFollow Newsy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/newsyvideosFollow Newsy on Twitter: www.twitter.com/newsyvideosDetected Closed Captioning: If You've Been Watching The NBA Playoffs If You've Been Watching The NBA Playoffs If You've Been Watching The NBA Playoffs chances Are You've Seen Some Unusual chances Are You've Seen Some Unusual chances Are You've Seen Some Unusual Uniforms Like This One Or This One Or Uniforms Like This One Or This One Or Uniforms Like This One O... Read More
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Cuba nominates Miguel Diaz-Canel as new president

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Cuba has named 57-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel to replace Raul Castro as the president of Cuba. For the first time in almost 60 years, Cuba’s head of state will not be one of the Castro brothers. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Long Kept Secret, Amazon Says Number Of Prime Customers Topped 100 Million

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Enlarge this image Leon Neal/Getty Images For years, this has been one of Amazon's biggest secrets: how many people pay for the Prime membership. A big round number appears to have prompted CEO Jeff Bezos to finally lift the veil: "13 years post-launch, we have exceeded 100 million paid Prime members ... Read More
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Study: 95 Percent of Global Population Breathes Unhealthy Air

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Published on Apr 18, 2018According to the annual State of Global Air Report released April 17, more than 95 percent of people on Earth breathe unhealthy air and the poorest nations are struggling the most. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Gary Rieschel talks about China’s Made in 2025 plan

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Published on Apr 18, 2018CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Gary Rieschel, Founder and Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners about China's ambitious 2025 plan. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Well For M... Read More
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Do You Know Which Dog Breeds Are in a Mutt? Scientists Want to Find Out

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My qualification for dog guessing is that I spent my childhood studying the American Kennel Club breed book the way other kids studied baseball cards and automobile grills. It has stood me in good stead. My proudest moment in dog identification came when I correctly asked, about a small dog scurrying around a plant nursery in the Adirondacks, “Is that a Schipperke?”Yes! It was.I hav... Read More
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Is Secretary Zinke a geologist? Scientists weigh in

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Volcano scientist Jess Phoenix has challenged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to a battle of geologic knowledge after CNN reported yesterday that Zinke has repeatedly claimed to be a geologist, despite apparently never having worked as one. “Winner gets the DOI job, loser never claims to be a geologist again,” she tweeted. It’s a claim Zinke has made “at least 40 times in public settings,” ... Read More
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Could changes to TAP curb veteran suicide?

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Transforming the way service members are prepared for life after the military could curb veteran unemployment, homelessness and suicide. At least that’s the hope behind a new bill being introduced in Congress that seeks to strengthen the Defense Department’s mandatory Transition Assistance Program or TAP. Named the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act in honor of two Marines, the bill would standardize TAP curricul... Read More
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Could changes to TAP curb veteran suicide?

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Transforming the way service members are prepared for life after the military could curb veteran unemployment, homelessness and suicide. At least that’s the hope behind a new bill being introduced in Congress that seeks to strengthen the Defense Department’s mandatory Transition Assistance Program or TAP. Named the Loya-Sears Warrior Transition Assistance Reform Act in honor of two Marines, the bill would standardize TAP curricul... Read More
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Huntington Hospital chills out with new air-cooled AC

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By GREGORY ZELLER // A Long Island hospital has replaced its older air-conditioning system with a network of air-cooled “chillers” – an energy-efficient upgrade expected to create big annual savings. Huntington Hospital, part of the New Hyde Park-based Northwell Health system, announced Wednesday it has installed four 400-ton, large-capacity, air-cooled Carrier chillers, replacing the hospital’s traditional water-cooled environmental-control system. The $4.7 million project – designed to “provide more efficient cooling to ... Read More
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The Heat: China’s war on pollution Pt 3

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It was March, 2014 when China launched a war against pollution. Four years later, we take a look at the progress and challenges that remain. To discuss China's war on pollution, tonight's panel includes, Wenran Jiang, head of the Canada-China Energy and Environment Forum; Jeffrey Ball, Scholar-in-Residence at Stanford Law School’s Center for Energy Policy and Finance; Huang Wei, an East Asia Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace and Jennifer Turner, the director of the China Environment Forum at the Wilson International Center for Scholars.Detected Closed Captioning: Welcome Back We're Talking About China's Welcome Back We're Talking About China's Welcome Back We're Talking Abo... Read More
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Say bye to tax refund if your student loans are in default

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Manhattan Nanny Is Convicted in Murders of Two Children

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Ms. Ortega never disputed that she killed Leo Krim, 2, and his sister Lucia, 6, in the bathroom of their family’s Upper West Side apartment at 57 West 75th Street on Oct. 25, 2012.The children’s mother, Marina Krim, with her middle child in tow, came home around 5:30 p.m. and discovered the two children lying lifeless in the tub, stabbed multiple times with a kitchen knife... Read More
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Smartphone and Internet Addiction: The Definitive WIRED Guide

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More than a decade after the first iPhone was released, it suddenly dawned on us that we could be addicted to our smartphones. We'd certainly developed quite the habit: Almost 50 percent of people say they couldn’t live without their phones, which we check every 12 minutes and touch an average of 2,600 times a day... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans website confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Senator wants to cut down on veterans web site confusion

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to know whether vets.gov, a federal website designed to give information about their benefits, is being undermined by veterans.gov, a wholly separate federal website designed to give information about their benefits. “I have no doubt the intention behind the decision to do this was good, but the practical effect is con... Read More
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Barbara Bush’s political legacy

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Former President George H.W. Bush chief of staff Sam Skinner on the passing of first lady Barbara Bush and President George H.W. Bush's health. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: THEN ... Read More
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Rampage may stoke CRISPR fears, but scientists say it could be educational, too

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When David Liu, a professor of chemistry and chemical biology at Harvard, first saw the trailer for the latest Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson movie Rampage, he rolled his eyes. Liu has been working with the gene-editing tool CRISPR for about six years, developing a gene therapy that might one day treat human hearing loss, among other things. In Rampage, a rogue CRISPR experiment is re... Read More
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First Lady Barbara Bush Remembered

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Published on Apr 18, 2018After a life of service, former first lady Barbara Bush leaves behind a legacy of advancing literacy. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Former First Lady B... Read More
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First Lady Barbara Bush Remembered

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Published on Apr 18, 2018After a life of service, former first lady Barbara Bush leaves behind a legacy of advancing literacy. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed Captioning: Former First Lady B... Read More
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Trilobites: New York Mice Are Crawling With Dangerous Bacteria and Viruses

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“They are a potential source of human infection,” said Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, the epidemiologist at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia who was the senior author on the study. “The real message is that these things are everywhere.”The mice appeared to be healthy, and Dr. Lipkin said he presumes that they are carriers of the bacteria but are not affected by them.Dr. Lipkin said it was not clear whether the mice were getting the antibiotic-resistant bacteria from people — say, by eating food contaminated with the feces of someone taking antibiotics — or whether the bacter... Read More
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Judge Orders New Lead Inspections in New York Public Housing

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The housing authority will contest the record at a hearing next week, Jasmine Blake, a spokeswoman for the agency, said.Before her ruling from the bench, Justice Edmead questioned Nycha’s ability to carry out the inspections without a court order.“There is a whole credibility issue if we should leave this to Nycha or a Nycha-selected contractor,” she said.A spokeswoman for Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the mayor’s role in the lead paint inspections.“This administration did not start these pr... Read More
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Myanmar Pardons More than 8,500 Prisoners

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Myanmar Pardons More than 8,500 Prisoners

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Detected Closed Captioning: [Music] [Music] [Music] Genma Pardon More Than 8,500 Prisoners Genma Pardon More Than 8,500 Prisoners Genma Pardon More Than 8,500 Prisoners Tuesday April 17 For What It Called Tuesday April 17 For What It Called Tuesday April 17 For What It Called Humanitarian Reasons Under The Amnesty Humanitarian Reasons Under The Amnesty Humanitarian Reasons Under The Amnesty Granted By President Wynne Ian 8400 90 Granted By President Wynne Ian 8400 90 Granted By President Wynne Ian 8400 90 Mm Our Citizens And 51 Foreigners Will Mm Our Citizens And 51 Foreigners Will Mm Our Citizens And 51 Foreigners Will Be Set Free Scores Or Prisoners Were Be Set Free Scores Or Prisoners Were Be Set Free Scores Or Pris... Read More
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Worst Air Quality In NY Found On Staten Island

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Published on Apr 18, 20189.4 million New York State residents’ health remains at risk from unhealthy air, according to American Lung Association’s 19th annual air quality report. Matt Yurus reports. Category License Standard YouTube License No Close... Read More
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Dr. Marc Siegel on ‘comfort care:’ Barbara Bush is a pioneer

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NYU Langone Medical Center Professor Dr. Marc Siegel on a new study that immunotherapy drugs improve lung cancer survival and former first lady Barbara Bush choosing "comfort care" in the last days of her life instead of continuing treatment for her failing health.Detected Closed Captioning: THIS IS TRUECAR. STUART: LISTEN TO THIS, NEW IMMUNO THERAPY DRUGS CUT THE RISK OF DYING FROM LUNG CANCER IN HALF. MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT DARK MARK SIEGEL IS WITH US. FIRST OF ALL, IT'S A BREAKTHROUGH IF YOU CUT THE RISK IN HALF BUT SECONDLY, HAVE TO TELL US WHAT IS IMMUNO THERAPY. >> BY THE WAY, YES, IT'S AN AMAZING BREAKTHROUGH, THEY ARE LIVING OVER A YEAR ON AVERAGE. OVER 600 PATIENTS IN THE TRI... Read More
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Newt Gingrich on tackling America’s startling government growth trajectory

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Detected Closed Captioning: CHINA FOR TESLA. STUART: THAT DOES HELP TESLA IN CHINA, THAT'S FOR SURE. NICOLE, THANK YOU VERY MUCH, INDEED. SWITCH GEARS FOR A SECOND. I HAVE NUMBERS FOR YOU, IN 1790, 1,000 MILITARY WORKERS AND TODAY ALMOST 15 MILLION, JOINING US NOW FORMER SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE KNEW -- NEWT GRINGRICH AND YOU'RE TEACHING A COURSE AND I THINK YOU CAN'T STOP IT, CAN YOU? >> PEOPLE ARE GOING TO FIND THAT DEFENDING AMERICA CORE.COM IS BECAUSE WE HAVE TO GET BACK TO BASICS, MOST ACTIVITIES OUGHT TO BE PERSONAL, WE WERE VERY BIG ON VOLUNTEERISM, WE THOUGHT THAT IT WAS POSSIBLE FOR PEOPLE TO HELP THEMSELVES, WE GRADUALLY OVER THE LAST 60 YEARS DRIFT INTOED A BUREAUCRACY KNOWS BEST, BUREAUCRACY HAS TO DO IT AND I S... Read More
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Relatives of ISIS fighters face abuse in Iraqi refugee camps – report

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Thousands of wives and children of former Islamic State fighters in Iraq are being sexually exploited and denied aid, according to a report from Amnesty International.Check out http://rt.comRT LIVE http://rt.com/on-airS... Read More
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New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, Cancer

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New Drugs Using the Body’s Natural “Marijuana” Could Help Treat Pain, CancerArtelo Biosciences enters into licensing agreement with Stony Brook for FABP compounds Stony Brook researchers have developed new chemical compounds that are licensed to Artelo Biosciences as potential drugs to treat pain, inflammation and cancer. Assembled with some of the compounds are, from left: Iwao Ojima, Martin Kazocha, graduate students Su Yan and Matthew Elmes, and Dale Deutsch. ... Read More
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Robert Kaplan: Fed should do two more rate hikes, three for the year

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Published on Apr 18, 2018Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan on Federal Reserve policy, concerns over the mounting debt and the Trump administration's trade policies. Category License Standard YouTube License Detected Closed ... Read More
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Do You Know Which Dog Breeds Are in a Mutt? Scientists Want to Find Out

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My qualification for dog guessing is that I spent my childhood studying the American Kennel Club breed book the way other kids studied baseball cards and automobile grills. It has stood me in good stead. My proudest moment in dog identification came when I correctly asked, about a small dog scurrying around a plant nursery in the Adirondacks, “Is that a Schipperke?”Yes! It was.I hav... Read More
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Anguished Families Shoulder The Biggest Burdens Of Opioid Addiction

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Enlarge this image Katiena Johnson stands with her daughter Destini, who was released from jail in August. Katiena and her husband Roger took care of their grandchildren while Destini was struggling through her addiction. Eight months later, Destini, 27, lies in a coma after suffering a dozen or so strokes as a result of her latest opioid overdose. Seth H... Read More
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What’s trending on Weibo 04.17.18

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Published on Apr 17, 2018More and more people in China are going online to expose health violations. Video of a restaurant nightmare is circulating on social media. CGTN's Audrey Siek brings us the messy details from the Digital Hub. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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Barbara Bush played a role in both her husband and son becoming president

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Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive FDA Review

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A closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the United States, health officials said Tuesday. (April 17)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPressGet updates and more Breaking News here: ... Read More
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Barbara Bush’s legacy of enduring love and sharp wit

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Published on Apr 17, 2018Barbara Bush will be remembered as a fierce defender of the members of her family. She was also the family humorist, and her tack-sharp wit has left an indelible mark on many who crossed her path. Category License Standard YouTube License ... Read More
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As Climate Costs Grow, Some See A Moneymaking Opportunity

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Enlarge this image Salvador Cortez, surveys debris in his front yard in Houston after Hurricane Harvey last year. Frank Bajak/AP hide caption toggle caption Frank Bajak/AP Predicting how climate change will al... Read More
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Tax Refunds, A Habitual Health Problem

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Enlarge this image NPR More than a hundred million taxpayers will get a refund from the Treasury this year, And the average refund is about three thousand dollars. That sounds cool, but it means the average American taxpayer has effectively lent the government three grand for a year. Interest free. Meanwhile,... Read More
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nonda Partnership with CarBlock Enables Users to Earn Rewards Through Sharing Vehicle Data

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Leading connected vehicle provider announces partnership to empower users by sharing their driving data. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 17, 2018– CarBlock, the world’s first blockchain-based transportation solution built on data generated by smart devices, is thrilled to announce their partnership with ... Read More
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Governor Cuomo Announces $4.5 Million In Funding Available For Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants

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Albany, NY - April 17, 2018 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced approximately $4.5 million in Community Impact Grant funding is available to support communities across New York that are disproportionately impacted by pollution and toxins. Community Impact Grants provide community-based organizations with funding for projects that address various environmental and public health concerns, with a particular focus on low-income and minority communities historically burdened by environmental problems. "All New Yorkers deserve to live in a safe, healthy environment and these grants help to ensure that fa... Read More
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Let Mueller do his work: Sen. Portman

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Detected Closed Captioning: KUDOS FOR PRESIDENT TRUMP GETTING IT DONE. THIS HAS BEEN A CONGRESSIONAL PROJECT FOR YEARS. I WORKED ON THIS FOR A DOZEN YEARS. NEIL: THE PRESIDENT'S TRAVAILS THAT THEY GET IN THE WAY OF THINGS THEY WANT TO OR BLIND PEOPLE TO THE THINGS YOU ARE DOING. >> I DO WORRY ABOUT IT BECAUSE I DON'T THINK IT IS GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY. FOCUSING ON A TAX BILL THAT IMPROVES WAGES THAT IS WHAT HAPPENING BY THE WAY. HEALTH CARE COSTS SITUATION UNDER CONTROL. NEIL: THOSE ARE REAL ISSUES. >> WE'RE GETTING DISTRACTED. NEIL: THAT THE PRESIDENT, GIVEN HIS FRUSTRATION WHERE THIS INVESTIGATION IS GOING, MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO FIRE BOB MUELLER, MIGHT BE TEMPTED TO FIRE ROD ROSENSTEIN. ARE YOU AMONG THOSE OF YOUR C... Read More
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Democrats are misrepresenting tax reform: Sen. Portman

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Detected Closed Captioning: PAYING THE REAPER. YOU STILL HAVE TO PAY YOUR TAXES AND TRY TO FILE AND THEY WILL BY HOOK OR CROOK MAKE SURE TO FIND A WAY THEY GET YOUR MONEY. ON THIS THE IRS GETS MOST OF ITS MONEY. A RECORD AMOUNT OF MONEY EXPECTED TO HIT WASHINGTON. A RECORD $3.3 TRILLION. THAT SOUNDS LIKE MORE THAN ENOUGH MONEY TO FUND THE GOVERNMENT. UNFORTUNATELY THEY TAKE THAT MONEY, AND SPEND SOME, LIKELY MORE THAN A TRILLION MORE THAN THAT IN NEXT YEAR. WE'RE SPENDING TRILLION MORE THAN WE'RE TAKING IN. A SOURCE OF GREAT CONCERN TO ROB PORTMAN, REPUBLICAN SENATOR FROM THE BEAUTIFUL STATE OF OHIO. VERY GOOD TO SEE YOU. >> THANKS FOR COMING TO SEE US. DON'T GET POTOMAC FEVER WHILE YOU'RE HERE THOUGH. NEIL: I DON'T THI... Read More
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John Scalzi’s Head On is a murder mystery set in a robot fighting league 

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John Scalzi is known for his witty science fiction thrillers. Old Man’s War and its sequels are his take on military science fiction, while last year’s Collapsing Empire was a new foray into space opera. His latest novel Head On is a techno-thriller involving robotic sports leagues and murder, and it’s a book that’s particularly relevant in our own, technological world. Some spoilers ahead for Head On. Head On is the sequel to Scalzi’s 2014 thriller Lock In and an accompanying novella, ... Read More