• Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

    Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

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    Investigators said the boy's sister told them their mother was upset because the Mother's Day card her brother made wasn't for her. In addition to the alleged beating, the report revealed the 30-year-old tore up the card in question. She said the card was for their grandmother, according to the station. He was treated and released from a local hospital. The children told authorities that their mother hits them all the time and that they're afraid of her.
  • Caitlyn Jenner verbally abused after LGBT Awards

    Caitlyn Jenner verbally abused after LGBT Awards

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    A year after Caitlin Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlin fell more than any other baby name. Her step-daughter, now married to rapper Kanye West, then kept the secret quiet for another two years, without ever bringing it up again, Jenner said.
  • British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

    British, UN leaders to address Somalia humanitarian crisis

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    The President was a key speaker at the conference co-chaired by the British prime Minister Theresa May , UN Secretary General Ant'onio Guterres and Somalia President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed. No fewer than 680,000 people have been displaced due to drought since November 2016, including 7,000 people who have crossed into neighboring Ethiopia and Kenya .
  • IN one of 7 states with higher than average Hepatitis C rates

    IN one of 7 states with higher than average Hepatitis C rates

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    In 2015, the national reported rate of hepatitis C was 0.8 per 100,000 persons with almost 34,000 new infections, according to the report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Senior author Dr Carolyn Wester said the increase highlights the importance of ensuring that women of childbearing age have access to hepatitis C testing and treatment.
  • California governor proposes more money to fight Trump

    California governor proposes more money to fight Trump

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    Obamacare has not been a success in California, but it has generally been less unsuccessful in the Golden State than elsewhere, partly because the Obama administration saw California's program as a flagship, and the program enjoys voters' support.
  • California governor: More spending for schools, child care

    California governor: More spending for schools, child care

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    On the heels of sluggish April income-tax totals and looming federal health care funding cuts, California Gov. Brown is withholding $50 million from the UC system after a state audit found administrators hid $175 million in a secret account while asking students for more tuition money.
  • Minnesota measles outbreak raises concerns

    Minnesota measles outbreak raises concerns

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    Most Somali-American children living in Minnesota are affected by measles virus. "This is a hugely expensive outbreak", Ehresmann told NBC News . As Breitbart News reported previously, 90 percent of the 168 cases of active tuberculosis diagnosed in Minnesota in 2016 were foreign-born, much higher than the 67 percent of foreign-born cases that accounted for the 9,287 cases of active TB diagnosed in the United States in 2016.
  • Maryland approves two offshore wind projects

    Maryland approves two offshore wind projects

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    The MPSC says the decision will enable U.S. Wind, Inc. and Skipjack Offshore Energy , LLC to construct 368 megawatts of capacity, together yielding over $1.8 billion of in-state spending, spurring the creation of nearly 9,700 new direct and indirect jobs and contributing $74 million in state tax revenues over 20 years.
  • 3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

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    Barghouti has remained politically active behind bars, and is a popular figure among Palestinians who have tipped him among likely candidates to succeed 82-year-old Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. "We expected that some Palestinians would try to spread disinformation regarding the footage". Hamas dropped its longstanding call for Israel's destruction and severed ties with the Muslim Brotherhood in its policy shakeup announced at its main overseas office in the Qatari ...
  • McHappy Day raises approximately $10000 for Ronald McDonald House

    McHappy Day raises approximately $10000 for Ronald McDonald House

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    The fundraiser saw $1 from every Big Mac, Happy Meal and hot beverage sold go to benefit local children's charities across the country. "We strongly believe in community and giving back to the neighbourhoods where we live and work in". The Ronald McDonald House keeps kids, youth, and families off of the streets. Some houses have a turn-away rate as high as 70 per cent. There are many circumstances that can lead families to struggle with housing.
  • D.C. Small Business Owners Optimistic on the Economy, Cautious on Hiring

    D.C. Small Business Owners Optimistic on the Economy, Cautious on Hiring

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    Bruce Rauner, that designated April 30 through May 6 as Small Business Week in IL. More than 100 small businesses have taken advantage of the Office of Economic Development's technical assistance program since 2014. This state-funded organization, one of many locations in the state that helps small business ideas flourish into lucrative businesses that help the local infrastructure grow, has been helping people with small business ideas find resources and build business plans since 2005.
  • Trump 'would not be happy' with another North Korea nuclear test

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    North Korea's latest missile test came hours after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson mounted an effort at the United Nations on Friday to rally pressure against Kim Jong Un's regime. Trump downplayed the significance of North Korea's "small missile launch", which occurred early in the day. This was not a big missile. The North's previous test almost two weeks ago was also botched.
  • Arkansas executes 2 men in one night

    Arkansas executes 2 men in one night

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    A federal judge in Little Rock temporarily halted the execution of 46-year-old, Marcel Williams after his attorneys questioned whether the night's earlier execution of 52-year-old, Jack Jones went properly. Jones was convicted in 1996 of raping and murdering Mary Phillips in the accounting office where she worked as a bookkeeper. Phillips was found naked from the waist down with the cord from a coffee pot wrapped around her neck.
  • AL Chief Justice Roy Moore to Run for Senate

    AL Chief Justice Roy Moore to Run for Senate

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    A judicial discipline panel suspended Moore after ruling that he urged probate judges to refuse marriage licenses to gay couples. In making the announcement , Moore said, "My position has always been God first, family and then country". She began her judicial career in 1988 when she was elected as a district judge and was first elected to the Alabama Supreme Court in 2000. Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is preparing to announce his plans for the future.
  • Chinese smartphone makers line up devices to challenge Apple

    Chinese smartphone makers line up devices to challenge Apple

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    Xiomi, ViVo, Lenovo and Oppo smartphones are a few of the most sought after brands in India, with Indians finally looking to spend more on phones and better features. Offline brands like OPPO, vivo and Gionee have now started focusing on online channels as well to gain extra market share", Countrepoint Research Analyst Karn Chauhan said.
  • United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

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    Listing it a "system failure" at a conference call, Oscar Munoz said: "this is a true learning opportunity and will ultimately prove to be a watershed moment for our company as we work harder than ever to put our customers at the center of everything we do".
  • Trump to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

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    The Anti-Defamation League's Jonathan Greenblatt called it "puzzling and troubling", even as the White House defended the statement as inclusive of all who suffered and Press Secretary Sean Spicer said "the president went out of his way to recognize the Holocaust".