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That's according to current and former intelligence officials who spoke to The Washington Post . At least one of the conversations - with NSA Director Rogers - was documented in a memorandum retained by the NSA. Flynn reportedly told Trump's chief lawyer Donald McGahn on January 4 that he was under investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the campaign.
  • Caffeinated bagels providing big buzz at this popular chain

    Caffeinated bagels providing big buzz at this popular chain

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    There's the Cherry Chia Bagel, which is boosted with 300 milligrams of omega-3 ALA and 12 grams of protein; and the Savory Parm Bagel, which is boosted with iron, B1, B2, and 12 grams of protein. Einstein Bros.' is bringing back the two-in-one breakfast and it's combining the two food groups we love most: carbs and coffee. "We have watched the coffee category expand and adapt as millennials converted to coffee drinkers, attracted by the smoother flavor and artisanal characteristics and ...
  • Ontario colleges face mental-health crisis

    Ontario colleges face mental-health crisis

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    If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health challenge, the health department suggests you reach out to a trusted friend, family member, teacher, counsellor or elder for help. "Mental illness is a sign of weakness". I am often asked what signs and symptoms a loved one might be showing that may indicate mental health concerns.
  • 3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India

    3 killed after high tide submerges jetty in eastern India

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    Witnesses said the old and poorly-maintained structure gave way when it was hit by the waves. "Three bodies have been fished out from water, while as twenty others were rescued by locals and police". The jetty was located in Bhadreswar of Hooghly district, about 41 km north of Kolkata , the capital city of West Bengal. The four jetties near the incident spot have been kept closed for the time being, a source said.
  • Rain reigns in forecast through the weekend

    Rain reigns in forecast through the weekend

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    Heavy rain was reported Wednesday morning in the area. SUNDAY NIGHT .Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then partly cloudy with slight chance of showers after midnight. A cold front heads to the coast by Saturday afternoon and pushes more clouds and rain showers into the valleys by Saturday night . Tuesday - A chance of showers.
  • Philadelphia Researchers Developed a Plastic Bag-Like Artificial Womb

    Philadelphia Researchers Developed a Plastic Bag-Like Artificial Womb

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    The study on an extra-uterine system to physiologically support extremely premature lambs was published in Nature Communications this week. Premature human babies can suffer irreparable lung damage if they breathe air before the 25th week, not to mention the trauma their bodies can sustain just by being outside the womb too early.
  • Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws

    Illegal pot use increased MORE in states with medical laws

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    These laws "seem to send a message that use of this drug is safe and acceptable in some way", said lead researcher Deborah Hasin of Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. There are simply too many questions and variables surrounding the issue of medical marijuana for the state of Texas to consider such a law - at least for right now.
  • Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

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    Other places sent a letter included California, which received $10.4 million, divvied up among 128 cities and counties; Chicago and its county, Cook, shared a $2.3 million grant; New Orleans, $265,832; Las Vegas' Clark County, $11,537; Miami-Dade County, $481,347; Milwaukee County, $937,932; and Philadelphia, $1.7 million.
  • It's real: You can now buy a Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks

    It's real: You can now buy a Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks

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    The fruity drink will be available in select stores April 19-23. It's topped with whipped cream and a healthy dusting of pink sugar and blue "sour powder". Whether you love unicorns, sour raspberry or magic tricks in a cup, there are plenty of reasons to try the latest limited edition Starbucks drink.
  • EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way

    EPA's Scott Pruitt: Try To Reduce Emissions? No Way

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    US -based corporations have lobbied the Trump administration to stay party to the agreement, which they see as good for business. President Trump's recent executive orders have targeted a wide array of Obama policies including regulation of carbon emissions and coal leasing on federal lands.
  • LEADING OFF: Dodgers to unveil Jackie Robinson statue

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    That Strawberry is still so recognizable nearly 20 years after his retirement speaks to an era in which baseball really was America's pastime, and possessed stars who transcended the sport. It weighs 700 pounds and is secured with a 150-pound steel rod. In 2004, the Major League Baseball chose to honor Robinson's memory by celebrating Jackie Robinson Day.
  • Texas issues advisory alert for mumps as cases escalate

    Texas issues advisory alert for mumps as cases escalate

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    Multiple outbreaks include possible exposures on South Padre Island. " Mumps cases potentially linked to South Padre Island first came to light this week when another state health department contacted [the Department of State health Services] about a patient with mumps who had traveled to the area for spring break", the department said.
  • Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province - Observatory

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    The missile strikes were the first time the United States has directly targeted al-Assad's forces in the six-year war. The top Russian and Iranian generals have condemned the USA missile strike against a Syrian military base and vowed to continue their fight against "terrorists", which they generally call opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Tiny fish foils predators by injecting them with opioid venom

    Tiny fish foils predators by injecting them with opioid venom

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    While most fang-based venom causes extreme pain in the victim, the blenny fish's venom is different because it contains, among other things, an opioid peptide. These attractive and territorial fish are found on Australia's Great Barrier Reef and other tropical locations. For the study, the researchers analyzed venoms extracted from fang blennies .
  • 6 remain hospitalized from hotel carbon monoxide poisonings

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    The patients included the six children, hotel staff, two Berrien County deputies and a Nile City police officer. According to Lakeland Hospital in Niles spokesperson, 13-year-old Bryan Douglas Watts was dead on arrival. Police entered the pool area to help the children and were soon overcome by the gas themselves. Levels of 800 parts per million can cause someone to fall unconscious after about an hour, but someone may fall unconscious much quicker at higher levels.
  • Driver Strikes Capitol Police Cruiser, Taken Into Custody

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    The woman was not shot, Washington Metropolitan Police spokesperson Rachel Reid told the BBC, and no injuries have been reported. Officers noticed an "erratic driver", and when they attempted to stop her, she made a U-turn in an attempt to flee the scene, Capitol Police spokesman Eva Malecki said.
  • NCAA deadline looming, North Carolina to vote on HB2 'bathroom bill' Thursday

    NCAA deadline looming, North Carolina to vote on HB2 'bathroom bill' Thursday

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    The bill has bipartisan support; newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper issued a statement Wednesday night saying that the bill is "not a ideal deal, but it repeals House Bill 2 and begins to fix our reputation". The compromise bill passed the Senate, 32-16, in a late morning vote after only brief discussion. Senate Democratic Leader Dan Blue of Raleigh and Senate leader Phil Berger, a Republican, asked the Senate to approve the compromise.
  • Boone County ranks 6th, 19th in state in health rankings

    Boone County ranks 6th, 19th in state in health rankings

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    The overall improvement by the county pleased Angela Weidman, Chippewa County public health director. "A dramatic leap from 33rd to 15th in such a short period of time has only been possible because of extraordinary communitywide efforts and an overarching commitment to public health that permeates nearly every decision we make", he said in a prepared statement.
  • MA girl, 11, suffers burns after completing 'slime' project - WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

    MA girl, 11, suffers burns after completing 'slime' project - WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

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    Siobhan Quinn, Kathleen's mother, said that her daughter was crying in pain. Siobhan Quinn said that her daughter had made the slime multiple times before without issue. It's composed of water, glue, and a household cleaner, known as Borax. When you set out of make slime, it's important to dilute Borax with water before you start playing around with it, so it's likely that Kathleen didn't dilute the Borax properly or that had a specific allergy to the substance.
  • Salisbury man who fired into pizza restaurant pleads guilty

    Salisbury man who fired into pizza restaurant pleads guilty

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    Edgar Maddison Welch, who is from Salisbury, allegedly came to D.C. with the intention of investigating the viral conspiracy theory - a baseless claim that linked Hillary Clinton and other Democratic leaders to a child sex ring, operating out of the basement of a Comet Ping Pong.
  • Injured After Amtrak Train Derails Near Penn Station, City Says

    Injured After Amtrak Train Derails Near Penn Station, City Says

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    There was no word when full service to Penn Station would be restored. People were already standing up preparing to disembark the train but no one in my auto fell. Long Island Rail Road is canceling 29 of its 87 evening rush hour trips out of Penn Station. Jorden Geary, a passenger on the transit train from Montclair-Boonton, tweeted the train hit a Philadelphia-bound Acela heading out of the station.