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Medical White House Easter egg roll may be in jeopardy
Author: 0 White House Easter egg roll may be in jeopardy

It's free. It doesn't cost anything. This also explains why chocolate is often given as a present on Easter - to reward those who gave up eating it during Lent. A special activity for children with special needs will be held at 1:00 p.m. and an activity for visually impaired children will be held at 2:00 p.m.

Author: 0 U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

Nangarhar officials on Saturday revised the death toll in Thursday night's bombing in Achin district in Nangarhar, stating at least 94 militants had been killed in the incident including four of their top commanders . Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned the use of the bomb on Afghan soil. In addition, said an administration official who spoke on the condition of anonymity, the attack also reinforces the message that US President Donald Trump has given his military commanders ...

Author: 0 Four Daesh Commanders Killed In US Bombing On Achin

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has released footage of the dropping of a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) on an Islamic State group ( ISIS ) stronghold in Afghanistan . Following the attack, US President Donald Trump said that it was a successful job and that he was very proud of his military. General John Nicholson , the top USA commander in Afghanistan, said: 'The enemy had created bunkers, tunnels and extensive mine fields, and this weapon was used to reduce ...

Author: 0 Canada, Mexico, and United States announce joint-bid for 2026 World Cup

In return for being part of the bid, Mexico and Canada would nearly surely get automatic spots in the World Cup as hosts-and they would help the US draw votes from the 209 Federation Internationale de Football Association member nations that will vote for the World Cup '26 host in May 2020.

Author: 0 Luke Shaw opens up about chat with Jose Mourinho

I prefer to concentrate on my team. "You can say that I won a trophy in the first season but you can forget it too soon - I don't know what is a good season for you and for me". While Chelsea are no longer the free-wheeling team seen in the weeks before Christmas, having gone nine league games without a clean sheet, they boast a formidable record against United.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: I won't fall for Mourinho manipulation

But we are confident and you can say it's ours to lose but if at the end somebody finishes above us, they will have deserved it more over the course of 38 games. Chelsea's defence has conceded just 25 Premier League goals this season but will come up against Ibrahimovic when they visit Old Trafford, with the former Sweden global scoring 28 goals in all competitions this campaign.

Author: 0 North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles

North Korea is seen as trying to brag about its military power through the parade as it seeks to show the worldwide community that it remains unscathed by tough global sanctions, observers said. Saturday's holiday, known as the Day of the Sun, normally includes an vast military parade and synchronized public performances involving thousands of people.

Author: 0 NY judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead, remembered as 'trailblazer'

Cuomo. Abdus-Salaam began serving on the New York Court of Appeals in 2013, becoming the first African-American woman to be confirmed to the state's highest court, according to the New York Times . Janet DiFiore , the chief judge, said her colleague would be "missed deeply". Abdus-Salaam graduated from Barnard College and Columbia Law School .

Medical ISU Study Shows Running Can Increase Life Expectancy
Author: 0 ISU Study Shows Running Can Increase Life Expectancy

Just one hour of running each day could extend a person's life by as much as seven hours, according to a new study . The team of researchers carrying out the study chose to take help from available research and investigate the benefits of other forms of exercise and how running was more effective.

Author: 0 Trudeau Packages Legal Pot As A Means To 'Protect Children'

The legislation, “An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts”, would set a minimum age limit of 18 to purchase and use marijuana. "Right now, we have a system that has been built up in a piece-meal approach", the senior official said, adding the government now wants to tighten up the law for both drug- and alcohol-related impairment.

Author: 0 President Trump Signs Controversial 'Planned Parenthood' Rule

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards argues community health centers don't have the resources to take on all of the patients Planned Parenthood sees. "People are sick and exhausted of politicians making it even harder for them to access health care, and this bill is just the latest example". But given the rhetoric surrounding Planned Parenthood in Congress, this effort isn't all that surprising.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat Haley says no Syria peace with Assad

Al-Assad thanked Kim for recognising the Syrian struggle to "meet such challenges as sinister actions of the world's terrorists and encouraged Syria to successfully weather the crisis without fail", KCNA said. "He is poisoning the innocent people of Syria with weapons that were banned 100 years ago - and he is poisoning the reputation of Russian Federation", he said.

Medical Diabetes on the rise among young Americans
Author: 0 Diabetes on the rise among young Americans

A new study looked at diabetes diagnosis rates from 2002 to 2012 in five major ethnic groups across the U.S. It's the first to estimate diabetes diagnosis trends in the nation's youth. Among youth ages 0-19, the rate of new diagnosed cases of type 1 diabetes increased most sharply in Hispanic youth, a 4.2 percent annual increase. In terms of nonfatal outcomes, including hospitalizations for myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, and stroke, there were significant decreases in both ...

Author: 0 Democrats seek to resolve health payments on spending bill

The Trump administration finalized a set of rules that it says will help bolster insurer participation in Obamacare's markets, even as the president presses for repeal of the law itself. -A shortened sign-up window of 45 days, starting with coverage for 2018. "That's the biggest driver in that decision", a White House official told the paper.

Author: 0 5 new measles cases confirmed in Hennepin County, source still unknown

This particular case is in an adult and a direct result of exposure to the state first case of 2017 in late March. Both people were passengers on the same flight while the person with the first case was contagious. Six of the ill children were hospitalized. State and local health officials say the best line of defense is vaccination and encourage it for all persons, especially those traveling internationally.

Author: 0 Trump pulls his punches on China and Germany

The Trump administration stopped short of branding China and Germany currency manipulators, despite having accused both countries of keeping their currencies artificially low to gain unfair advantage in trade with the U.S. In a statement, the Treasury department said the findings and recommendations of the report are meant to combat "potentially unfair currency practices" and support the growth of free and fair trade.

Author: 0 SC Democrats see hope in close Kansas race

Democrats are hoping to pick up a seat in the House running on an anti-Trump message; a similar race in GOP stronghold Kansas to replace CIA Director Mike Pompeo's seat was too close for comfort for Republicans. "I realized this was important". Dan Glickman (D) was swept out by a Republican electoral victory wave in 1994 fueled in part by anti-abortion activists.

Medical PDP's Ize-Iyamu says Edo election tribunal judgment unacceptable
Author: 0 PDP's Ize-Iyamu says Edo election tribunal judgment unacceptable

The first petitioner Osagie Ize Iyamu , and the first respondent Godwin Obaseki as well as the counsel to INEC , are absent at the tribunal. Ize-Iyamu had approached the court seeking nullification of the election and that he should be declared victor of the polls on the grounds that there were irregularities and non-compliance with the electoral Act, corruption and over voting.

Author: 0 Pakistan says Indian spy facing death has right to appeal

Strongly raising the issue in a meeting with Janjua, India conveyed that it will appeal the order and is studying the Pakistani Army Act for the same. Jadhav made repeated confessions of financing terrorist activities in Pakistan before authorities concerned, he added. He said Jadhav, who belongs to Maharashtra in India, had been involved in subversive activities in Pakistan.

Medical Airstrikes pummel Syrian town hit by chemical attack
Author: 0 Airstrikes pummel Syrian town hit by chemical attack

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press Russian Federation on its failure to prevent Syria's use of chemical weapons in meetings this week in Moscow, he said in interviews aired Sunday. The suspected chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun on Wednesday left 89 people dead. Russian Federation earlier this week denied a chemical weapons attack took place in Syria saying the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun were caused by a Syrian regime airstrike on a rebel-controlled chemical weapons factory on the ...

Medical County Easter Egg Hunt Schedule
Author: 0 County Easter Egg Hunt Schedule

Thorntown will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Tom Johnson Memorial Park near state Route 75 and West Mill Street. Easter Egg Hunt at The Plaza at the Barrington - Carmel, starts at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. The Easter Bunny will be there and over 56,000 Easter eggs filled with candy and some specially marked prize eggs will be scattered throughout each hunt area that can be redeemed for prize baskets filled with more candy and prizes.

Medical The Navy Bans E-Cigs Over Explosive 'Mishaps'
Author: 0 The Navy Bans E-Cigs Over Explosive 'Mishaps'

It not only applies to sailors, but marines, Military Sealift Command civilians and any personnel working on or visiting US Navy units. "Multiple sailors have suffered serious injuries from these devices, to include first- and second-degree burns and facial disfigurement", the release states.

Medical Demi Lovato Shares a Selfie Celebrating Her Thighs
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Shares a Selfie Celebrating Her Thighs

We applaud Demi Lovato for continuing to speak out. "But, if you don't have one naturally, you don't have to starve yourself or engage in unhealthy behaviors - if you don't have a thigh gap naturally, it doesn't mean you aren't handsome". Well, Demi Lovato seems to (thankfully) be over that body image madness and wants to spread the message. Naturally, her fans loved it. "Tell yourself you're lovely daily", she wrote alongside a photo of herself.

Author: 0 Canada on track to legalize recreational pot by July 2018

Canadians will be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of dried cannabis for personal use, but those who sell or give marijuana to minors or who drive under its influence will face stiff penalties. Canada already had medicinal marijuana, but this new legislation opens up the laws to allow recreational use. Provinces, territories and municipalities would be able to tailor rules for their own jurisdictions, enforcing them through mechanisms such as ticketing.

Author: 0 The Realm of Toys Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Free Easter activities are being offered at Bass Pro Shops , leading up to Easter. U.S. 31, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. A Community Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for, 2017 and there will be 15,000 eggs to hunt. That one's for children 12 and younger. This event is hosted by First United Methodist Church in Morehead City and will also feature a picnic lunch. FAMILIES can have a cracking time at egg hunts and Easter trails taking place across North Yorkshire over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Medical Westbrook sets National Basketball Association record with 42nd triple-double
Author: 0 Westbrook sets National Basketball Association record with 42nd triple-double

A triple-double is achieved when a player records double figures in three of either points, rebounds, assists, steals, or blocked shots - such achievements make you a bit of an all-rounder. Westbrook's triple-double chase has been one of the biggest story lines around the league this season. And Robertson expressed his admiration for Westbrook post-match, the 78-year-old and 1971 champion lauding his impact on the National Basketball Association.

Medical Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval
Author: 0 Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval

The Texas Tribune also reported that Rep. Charlie Geren, who is carrying the House version of S.B.4, changed the language of the legislation to where only the head of the law enforcement agency is punished. "So if there's a class that teaches you how to communicate with someone... that's a positive thing". "I don't know that this bill is anything but kind of a political ploy".

Medical Hyland's teething tablets recalled over levels of toxic herb
Author: 0 Hyland's teething tablets recalled over levels of toxic herb

The recall follows a conclusion by the FDA that the tablets contain inconsistent amounts of belladonna alkaloids that may differ from the calculated amount on the products' labels, according to Standard Homeopathic Co. In a statement , the agency said "there is no known safe dose or toxic dose of belladonna in children because of the many factors that affect it". The company halted the production and shipment of the tablets in October, but they may be stocked in stores and in some ...

Medical No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: USA envoy
Author: 0 No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: USA envoy

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, says the U.S.is prepared to take further action in Syria but hopes it won't be necessary. In an afternoon tweet, Trump defended the operation against criticism from some members of Congress and military analysts that the nighttime volley of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles two days earlier did not target the runways at the Shayrat air base in eastern Syria .

Medical NCAA adopts early signing period, eliminates two-a-day practices
Author: 0 NCAA adopts early signing period, eliminates two-a-day practices

As part of the change, the period for official visits was moved up. "I'm not a big person who's in favor of moving up the signing day or having an early signing period ". How does it affect Syracuse: It means Syracuse will hire at least one new assistant coach after the 2017 season. "This affirms that the new Division I governance structure can effectively and timely address important issues", Phillips said in a statement.

Author: 0 Canada high: Marijuana set to be legalised for recreational use

Blair said at the news conference in Ottawa that " criminal prohibition has failed" and that 21 percent of youth, and 30 percent of young adults, use cannabis in Canada . "In any jurisdiction where a law has passed that a citizen deems unfair, we have a Charter of Rights and Freedoms", she said. Advertisements for cannabis will only be allowed in places where anyone underage wouldn't be able to see them, but you will see campaigns targeted at youth to discourage them from using pot.

Author: 0 New Data Shows Medicaid Expansion Is Paying Off

The Washington Post reported earlier on Wednesday that Trump wants to review ACA repeal before tackling tax reform. Instead of expanding Medicaid, the now-recalled American Health Care Act - sometimes being referred to as "Trumpcare" or "Ryancare" - would have reduced the number of Medicaid recipients and increased the numbers of Virginians without health insurance.

Medical Lai Mohammed: Why Buhari was absent at FEC meeting
Author: 0 Lai Mohammed: Why Buhari was absent at FEC meeting

President Buhari is absent at the Federal executive council meeting holding presently in Abuja, VP Yemi Osibanjo is presiding over the meeting. This will be the first council meeting to be held without President Buhari since his return from United Kingdom, last month.

Medical NC's biggest Easter egg hunt returns to Fayetteville
Author: 0 NC's biggest Easter egg hunt returns to Fayetteville

The Easter Bunny will also be on hand for photos. Renee Soul Food Kitchen egg hunt at Long Branch Park, 1101 Branch Drive, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. An indoor movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m. New Visions Community - 10 a.m. -noon, 2915 S. 16th St. Riverton Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt : Friday, April 14 at Riverton City Park.

Medical Italy court lifts block of Uber services in Italy
Author: 0 Italy court lifts block of Uber services in Italy

Also resolved is the problem that Uber Taiwan, due to its registration with the government as a tech company, was not legally allowed to hire its own drivers. The ministry said Uber will be fined again at the end of the month for tax evasion from July 2016 to February. If the passenger does not like the price offered, another request must be made.

Medical Annual Easter egg hunt in Blind River Saturday
Author: 0 Annual Easter egg hunt in Blind River Saturday

There will be a fun zone at the Gantry, State Street and Grand Avenue. The Easter Bunny will be available throughout the event for photos. One adult will be allowed to hunt with each child in the Ages 1-3 group. The egg hunts will be divided by age and will occur every 20 minutes for the kid's safety. The free event, from 11am to 1pm, has been organised by maintenance company, Complete Project Management (CPM), which will scatter hundreds of Cadbury's cream eggs at nine points across ...

Medical Yu Darvish dominates, Texas Rangers pound Angels again, 8-3
Author: 0 Yu Darvish dominates, Texas Rangers pound Angels again, 8-3

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons , above, catches the ball to tag out Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus below, on a steal attempt during the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday , April 13, 2017. Blending a four-seam fastball in the mid-90s, a curveball in the mid-70s, a slider in the low 80s and a cutter for good measure, Darvish limited the Angels to five hits - all singles.

Author: 0 Bing predicts Golden State Warriors as 2017 NBA Champions

The Microsoft search engine is projecting that the Golden State Warriors will meet the Cleveland Cavaliers and prevail as the 2017 NBA Champions. Chicago Bulls , Cleveland Cavaliers vs. "This year, it's more businesslike". Boston, which must defeat Milwaukee tonight to wrap up the No. 1 seed, would play either the Bulls or the Heat, either of which will wind up the regular season 41-41.

Medical Hotel fire shuts down part of Las Vegas Strip
Author: 0 Hotel fire shuts down part of Las Vegas Strip

It described firefighting efforts as "extremely difficult" because of the location. A second alarm was as a precaution and the fire is reported to be on the roof involving decorative foam on the Southside of the lake. There has been no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is still unknown. The Las Vegas Strip was closed to traffic near the casino as firefighters battled the flames.

Author: 0 Russia Blocks The UN From Investigating Syrian Chemical Attack

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Thursday: "We can not and will not support attempts to pass without proof a UN Security Council resolution condemning the government 'on the quiet, ' without any inspections". Trump said that the U.S.is not "insisting" on removing Syrian President Assad from power, adding that peace in Syria is not impossible with Assad in power.

Author: 0 Colorado Committee Advances Anti-Sanctuary Bill

House Bill 2249 would require all public schools in the lone star state to report the number of vaccine exemptions rather district wide. Senate leaders did express a willingness to review the state's oil tax credit structure but said they didn't want to raise taxes on the industry.

Medical British collector finds $2.5 million worth of gold bullion in Russian tank
Author: 0 British collector finds $2.5 million worth of gold bullion in Russian tank

A United Kingdom man expected to find old military weapons inside the historic battle tank he had just purchased, but he unsuspectingly stumbled upon a fortune. After some inspection and research, Nick and Todd believe the gold was stolen by Iraqi soldiers in Kuwait during the Gulf War in the 90s. "In the end it's a choice between the police, the Iraqi embassy or Kuwaiti embassy", he wrote .

Medical North Korea official blames Trump's 'aggressive' tweets for tensions in region
Author: 0 North Korea official blames Trump's 'aggressive' tweets for tensions in region

North Korea's primary reason for developing nuclear weapons is the preservation of the state and the regime through deterrence, yet the US and its allies refuse to accept a nuclear-armed North Korea. "After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy", Trump said. Regarding the U.S. Navy strike force's arrival in the western Pacific, Lu said: "We hope all parties will refrain from irresponsible actions that would be very risky at the moment".

Author: 0 Haley: 'We Think' Regime Change Is Likely To Happen In Syria

As the ground rapidly shifted regarding the USA approach to Syria, Tillerson made it clear that Washington hopes Assad will not be part of Syria's future. WATCH: Syria Strike: Finally some action or risky reaction? She added, "Do we think he's a hindrance? Yes". After last Tuesday's chemical attack in Syria, Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power.

Author: 0 F1 driver Fernando Alonso preparing for Indy 500

I would like to do some other races, I have an interest in IndyCar , and the Indy 500 is one of the biggest races of the year. But I mean he's changing a race in Formula One to do a race in another category is definitely a big surprise for everybody.

Author: 0 China warns against force as North Korea prepares celebration

As speculation mounted that Pyongyang is preparing to fire a trial nuke or missile on a major anniversary Saturday, the official said the United States was poised to deal with the security threat posed by North Korea's nuclear ambitions. Wang warned that history would hold any instigator to account. "By relentlessly bringing in a number of strategic nuclear assets to the Korean peninsula, the USA is gravely threatening the peace and safety and driving the situation to the brink of a nuclear ...

Author: 0 Assad calls chemical attack '100 percent' fabrication

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem insists the army "has not, did not and will not use this kind of weapons" even against "the terrorists that attack our civilians". Activists and monitoring groups have continued to record chemical weapons attacks on opposition-held areas. He said investigators have collected samples that have been sent for analysis.

Author: 0 USA cites Russian failures in Syria attack

Second, in continuing deadly attacks on civilians, Mr. Assad seems to want to pursue a military victory at any cost, putting a lie to Russia's statements that a negotiated settlement is the sole solution. "Either Russia has been complicit or Russia has simply been incompetent in its ability to deliver on its end of that agreement", he said. Britain to demand "very punitive sanctions" on Russian Federation at a G7 foreign ministers meeting.