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Salute First snow, Now Cold, As National Weather Service Issues Wind Chill Advisory
Author: 0 First snow, Now Cold, As National Weather Service Issues Wind Chill Advisory

This evening, the wind child advisory expands south to reach the Iowa border in south central Minnesota. Westerly winds around 10MPH gust to near 20MPH with wind chills in the 20s all day long. Frostbite can strike in just 30 minutes if skin is exposed. The cold air has been rushing into the Quad Cities behind the system that brought the snow to us on Christmas Eve.

Salute Teen with large facial tumor to undergo surgery
Author: 0 Teen with large facial tumor to undergo surgery

More than a decade ago Marx removed a 16-pound facial tumor from Marlie Casseus . The mass pushes down on his trachea, making it hard for Emanuel to eat food, as a result of which he is undernourished. Marx said he first heard of Emanuels case at a medical conference where a group of missionaries presented X-rays and photos of the boy. After 12 years of misery from a disease that made a very big tumor develop all over, a 14-year-old kid will at long last have it evacuated by specialists at ...

Salute Husband, 83, wife, 80, wanted to give weed as Christmas gifts
Author: 0 Husband, 83, wife, 80, wanted to give weed as Christmas gifts

When officers made the stop it turns out they had about $300,000 in raw marijuana located in their pick-up truck. Vrbka said they told deputies "they didn't know it was illegal to transport marijuana in Nebraska". Nebraska law requires marijuana dealers to purchase drug tax stamps from the Department of Revenue to prove that the state's drug tax has been fulfilled.

Salute 2016 was by far America's worst year for drug overdose deaths
Author: 0 2016 was by far America's worst year for drug overdose deaths

The last time U.S. life expectancy dropped for even one year was in 1993, and that was largely due to the AIDS epidemic. A baby born last year in the U.S.is expected to live about 78 years and 7 months, on average, the CDC said. "The overdose death rates increased in the same age groups that experienced increases in the death rates". Adults between the ages of 25 and 54 had the highest rate of drug overdose death.

Salute Sweeping Tax Bill Heads to Trump But Uncertain When He Will Sign
Author: 0 Sweeping Tax Bill Heads to Trump But Uncertain When He Will Sign

It's the second short-term spending bill Trump has signed into law in as many weeks as Republicans focused on finishing their tax legislation before Christmas. Thursday's version of the spending bill is the third rewrite this week as GOP leaders have struggled to come up with a plan that would unite Republicans.

Author: 0 Residents urged to get flu vaccine amid rising number of cases

Baylor Scott & White lab officials have reported that more people have been tested so far this flu season than the total number of people who took the flu test all last winter, Tobleman said. Officials have been especially concerned about H3N2 this year based on surveillance in the Southern Hemisphere - often a clue for what to expect in the United States - because of record-high numbers of laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza there and higher-than-average numbers of hospitalizations and ...

Salute Trump Said Haitian Immigrants
Author: 0 Trump Said Haitian Immigrants "All Have AIDS" & It Gets Even Worse

As the meeting continued, John F. Kelly, then the secretary of homeland security, and Rex W. Tillerson, the secretary of state, tried to interject, explaining that many were short-term travelers making one-time visits. Upon reading that 2,500 people from Afghanistan had obtained visas, he described the country as a "terrorist haven". So even if the comments reported on Saturday go one step beyond what Trump might say in public (and it's a small step) they certainly feel like a plausible ...

Salute Delhi Ashram row: Five more 'minor' girls rescued
Author: 0 Delhi Ashram row: Five more 'minor' girls rescued

While it was earlier said that Dixit kept numerous women and young girls at the ashram, it is suspected that the building that houses the male staff could also have some minor boys in it. "The local police too were sent away when they came to enquire about the girls". From 2am till 5am, we would hear screams of girls. They kept telling us we would not survive.

Author: 0 IFM Investors Pty Ltd Takes Position in Lam Research Co. (NASDAQ:LRCX)

Tributary Capital Management Llc decreased Lam Resh Corp Com ( LRCX ) stake by 15.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The semiconductor company reported $3.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.27 by $0.19.

Salute Colorado lawmakers OK emergency funding for kids' health insurance
Author: 0 Colorado lawmakers OK emergency funding for kids' health insurance

House Republicans have included $2.85 billion to extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in a stopgap spending measure meant to prevent a government shutdown on Saturday. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has been pressing Republicans to include the DREAM Act as part of the spending measure. -Oregon: Federal money ran out this month for 120,000 children and 1,700 pregnant women, but coverage continued with added state money.

Salute Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30
Author: 0 Philippines tropical storm toll climbs to 30

Superintendent Lemuel Gonda of the northern Mindanao regional police said the police received reports that 19 people died in Lanao del Norte. Emergency workers, soldiers, police and volunteers were being mobilised to search for survivors, clear debris, and restore power and communications.

Salute Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh
Author: 0 Hallmarks' of Iran, Yemen Houthi rebels missile fired at Riyadh

In the course of recent years, more than 10,000 individuals have been murdered and three million uprooted in the midst of the Saudi-drove coalition's air battle against Iranian-supported Houthis and their partners. There have been casualties among local residents in those attacks. According to Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdussalam, the rebels allegedly fired a Volcano H-2 ballistic missile towards the al-Yamama royal palace.

Salute PDP is party of Falsehood - APC reacts to 'FRESH PDP' faction
Author: 0 PDP is party of Falsehood - APC reacts to 'FRESH PDP' faction

Other members of the new group are Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin Duru and Franklyne Edede. The PDP declared that the plot by some of its members to form a parallel executive was being engineered by the APC. "APC is going to the next election as an empty party". That is why they are using some people to cause confusion in our party but we have gone beyond that.

Salute Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen
Author: 0 Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen

The ICRC said the outbreak was "amplifying the suffering of a country caught up in a brutal war". Noting that starvation has spread throughout the country, the International Organization for Migration said an estimated 7.3 million people, including 2.4 million children under five were in need of urgent life-saving food assistance.

Salute Strong showing for Obama health law as almost 9M sign up
Author: 0 Strong showing for Obama health law as almost 9M sign up

The state extended the enrollment period by one week after initially agreeing to a shortened, 45-day period set by the Trump administration. These folks were not included in Thursday's figures. It's not clear if the enrollment numbers met or surpassed official expectations, as Trump officials refused to share what their enrollment targets were, a break in practice from the Obama administration.

Salute Feds arrest Pennsylvania doctor in five opioid overdose deaths
Author: 0 Feds arrest Pennsylvania doctor in five opioid overdose deaths

No doctor in all of Pennsylvania prescribed more doses of opioids in the 19 months leading into July 2017 than Kraynak's 2,792,490, according to Assistant U.S. The federal government is seeking forfeiture of the two offices, Kraynak's state medical license and $500,000. Kraynak, 60, of Mt. Carmel, was indicted Wednesday on 19 total counts, including drug delivery resulting in death.

Salute Fish health benefits: Eating it once a week can boost children's intelligence
Author: 0 Fish health benefits: Eating it once a week can boost children's intelligence

One of the most recent studies, from 2014 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine , found that larger gray matter volumes from eating fish was not due to the omega-3 content in the meals. "Children should be introduced to it early on", she said in a media release . For their study, Liu and colleagues sought to learn more about the associations between omega-3 and sleep and intelligence, by assessing the fish consumption of 541 children from China aged between 9 and 11 years.

Author: 0 Analyst Ideas For Two Stocks: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Tapestry, Inc. (TPR)

It has underperformed by 32.15% the S&P500. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $2.27/Share beating the analyst estimate of $2.13/Share by a difference of $0.14. Therefore 79% are positive. Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) gross margin percentage stands at 84.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 57.8 percent and its overall ...

Salute Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs On Firm Global Cues
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty Hit Record Highs On Firm Global Cues

The Nifty too went up by 23.40 points, or 0.22%, to 10,463.70. Hunt for bargains in recent losers and a higher trend in Asian markets following overnight gains on Wall Street in the wake of upbeat U.S. The BSE Smallcap and Midcap indices extended gains for the sixth consecutive session today, following the market momentum. For the third straight week, the Sensex advanced, notching up a significant 477.33 points, or 1.42 per cent.

Salute Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal
Author: 0 Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

The researchers asked former smokers who participated in the study about other dietary sources such as dishes and processed foods containing fruits and vegetables (such as tomato sauce or ketchup), but the protective effect was observed only in fresh fruit and vegetables.

Salute Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts
Author: 0 Obamacare Sign-Ups Strong Despite Trump Administration's Efforts

In November, when the Obamacare signup window for 2018 opened, the pace of enrollment almost doubled last year's. Traffic was heavy in the final days. The final tally of 2018 enrollment won't be known for a few more months. In Pennsylvania, enrollment fell about 29,000 short of the figures for 2017 when 426,000 Pennsylvanians chose plans or were re-enrolled in coverage on HealthCare.gov.

Salute Children's Health Insurance Program To End If Federal Funding Ceases in 2018
Author: 0 Children's Health Insurance Program To End If Federal Funding Ceases in 2018

Cathy Caldwell, director of Alabama's CHIP program, said closing the program would be devastating for many families. CMS officials did not respond to requests made 18 December about when those dollars would run out. He said the pay-fors were reasonable, including the proposal to increase income-based Medicare premiums. Since CHIP's enactment, the share of uninsured children fell from 13.9 percent in 1997 to 4.5 percent in 2015 , according to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access ...