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Gov. Inslee issues statement on Hanford tunnel breach

Thousands of workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation had to take cover on Tuesday when a tunnel containing radioactive waste collapsed, local and national USA newspapers reported. "After e...

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Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Separately on Monday, former Obama officials said he had raised general concerns about Mr Flynn with Mr Trump and had told the incoming president there were better people for the national security...

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House, Senate Narrowly Pass Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

House, Senate Narrowly Pass Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

The move also avoided the political embarrassment of a shutdown occurring Saturday, President Donald Trump's 100th day in office. "As soon as we have the votes, we'll vote on it", House Majority L...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

Saucedo told authorities he had changed his appearance and stopped driving his BMW after the police released descriptions of him and the vehicle last summer, Howard said. Police say Saucedo shot at ...

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Naseemuddin Siddiqui, son expelled from BSP

Naseemuddin Siddiqui, son expelled from BSP

Afzal Siddiqui was also expelled. Mishra also accused Siddiqui, a three-time senior minister in BSP governments, of being a partner in many slaughter house businesses and of having "benami" properti...

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New book raises awareness of mental health issues

Sometimes people - especially young people - struggling with mental health concerns, develop habits and behaviors that increase the risk of developing mental illnesses, and these habits and behaviors ...

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Taking common painkillers could increase risk of heart attack, study finds

Taking common painkillers could increase risk of heart attack, study finds

Overall, the increased risk of suffering a heart attack was between 24% and 58% if taking celecoxib, ibuprofen , diclofenac, naproxen and rofecoxib, compared with not using these medications. It's to...

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Energy secretary briefed on mishap at nuke site

The facility in question is the 200-acre plutonium uranium extraction plant , or PUREX . "Officials continue to monitor the air and are working on how they will fix the hole in the tunnel roof", t...

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Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Nicholas Downing, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and colleagues have found that for drugs approved between 2001 and 2010, almost 1 in 3 had a postmarket safety even...

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Suspect in doctors' slayings once worked at their posh condo

Suspect in doctors' slayings once worked at their posh condo

A Boston police vehicle patrols near the scene of a double murder in Boston. "Field or Dr. Bolanos", Mr. Conley said during the press conference. "This is an incredibly hard time for our entire co...

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Reinforcements deployed to help battle rising flood waters in Quebec

He believes municipal authorities in his town and others could have warned residents earlier that water levels were going to rise in order to give people more time to prepare. "Everything is under con...

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Treatment with marijuana compound can reverse memory loss

Treatment with marijuana compound can reverse memory loss

These findings are important as they show there are additional options for the treatment of dementia in humans. Bilkei-Gorzo, who led the study, told The Independent : "THC restored the cognitive a...

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Cotton buds may be hazardous for children

Cotton buds may be hazardous for children

Jatana warns parents to keep cotton swabs out of the reach of young children, and to teach kids about the dangers of using them directly in the ear canal. Jatana. Foreign body sensation was the most ...

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Lawyer to United: 'This case is about more than 1 rabbit'

Lawyer to United: 'This case is about more than 1 rabbit'

Cook in the letter, which he provided to PEOPLE. "United Airlines can issue any statement they like but their company's credibility is under question when they immediately cremate the giant rabbit ...

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Late season storm brings scattered showers

Late season storm brings scattered showers

Severe weather is possible in western Oklahoma overnight as storms move east from the Texas panhandle. It's yet another handsome day in the Ozarks with highs back in the low 80's with mostly sunny s...

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United States mulls expansion of airline electronics ban

United States mulls expansion of airline electronics ban

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly has previously indicated that a wider ban might be coming. "Implementing additional security measures enhances our ability to mitigate further attempts agai...

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Bumble Bee Foods fined Dollars 25 million, admits price fixing

Bumble Bee Foods fined Dollars 25 million, admits price fixing

But the criminal complaint does reveal that Bumble Bee met with "representatives of other major packaged-seafood producing firms" and "agreed and reached mutual understandings during these conversatio...

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Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

Prosecutors argued during that hearing that Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder shouldn't be erased because he killed himself. Hernandez's defense attorneys asked the court to follow that proced...

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Senate to vote on FDA pick dogged by financial questions

Senate to vote on FDA pick dogged by financial questions

Dr. Gottlieb is an internist who worked as a deputy commissioner at the FDA during the Bush administration from 2005 to 2007. But before the vote Tuesday , Senate Democrats argued that might not be...

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More troops, sandbags on way to flood zones in Quebec, Ontario: Goodale

Some 2,500 homes in Quebec and more than 300 in Ontario have been flooded, and at least 1,500 people have been ordered to evacuate - a lot of them in the Canadian capital region. The search included s...

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