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Doctor's warning to New Zealanders after Australia flu death

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill infectious disease expert Dr. David Weber said even though that November timeline isn't here yet, now is the time to get vaccinated. Itskowitz says. Pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus and ear infections are exa...

Rohingya crisis: Last chance for Suu Kyi, says UN

Even as he refused to comment on the Indian government's decision to deport Rohingyas back to Myanmar, Mr. Alam said that they had received "assurances" from India regarding support on the Rohingya issue. He said if that's true, Ms Suu Kyi should g...

Myanmar says aid workers not barred

This week, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Burma to end the violence, which he called " ethnic cleansing ". The Myanmar government "and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi in particular, should condemn unequivocally all incitement to ...

Want to help Hurricane Harvey victims? Send a check, officials say

Criminals often send emails that steer recipients to bogus websites that appear to be affiliated with legitimate charitable causes. If the organization is a newer organization and doesn't have very much documentation to back up how they spend the...

Novartis' Kymriah first cell therapy to win USA green light

USA regulators approved a revolutionary new treatment from Novartis that modifies the body's own immune-system cells and reinjects them to treat, and in many cases cure, patients with deadly blood cancers who have run out of other options. Once the c...

Interior secretary won't recommend eliminating national monuments, but other changes possible

While I'm glad to see Washington's national monuments appear to be safe from this attack, I'm troubled that Secretary Zinke and President Trump appear ready to overstep their authority in an unprecedented way. The Interior Department said Zinke's 1...

Strange, Moore to face off in GOP runoff for Alabama Senate seat

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) allies spent millions to boost him and attack Brooks with ads highlighting Brooks' earlier criticism of President Trump . Alabama voters are sounding off on the issues that matter most to them du...

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Lakers, Lonzo Ball to meet again on Friday at undisclosed location

There is pretty much forwards and guards all playing at the same time. I can play off at the two. While the feeling is that Ball is a good fit with the Lakers offensively, Fox an...

Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cup titles

The Tribune-Review's version of plus-minus for the postseason also addresses two-play, albeit with more taken into account. Their legacy holds up among the best the sport has had. ...

Trump says he favors more money for health care

No names were revealed, but it has resulted in plenty of rumors across the political spectrum, especially more from conservative figures on social media, who publicly pointed the f...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

The same argument emerged as the House worked to rewrite the law this year. It's also important to remember that the health-care plans in the ACA and the AHCA are not necessari...

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

It is advisable to upgrade to the latest patch of the Windows operating system to be safe against the attack. The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has be...

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

The 2017 NBA Lottery is nearly here! In fact, it was the Wolves' only victory in the National Basketball Association lottery. But, with the lottery coming up Tuesday, there is...

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Moms don't care about the type of paper. No entry in the kitchen on Mother's Day Not making your moms cook for the family is rule number 1 on Mother's Day . Keep your sense o...

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The current rate is 28% for income that qualifies, and it hits individuals who otherwise would benefit from a sharply lower effective tax rate because of deductions . He's never d...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

But that norm could usefully be tightened, both as a policy matter and as the political price of greater USA support for the pact overall. DAVID FISHER: President Trump has a po...

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

On the other hand, if you can't afford to pay your taxes and you tell the IRS, you can be put on an installment plan for up to six years. For those of us who are serial procras...

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Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Some 55% thought it went too far in cutting existing programs, while only 35% felt it didn't do enough to end Obamacare. A late Tuesday meeting at the Capitol involving Vice Presid...

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

But what we've lacked in great games, we've made up for in great shots - even if not all of them counted. With Xavier sending a second and sometimes third defender at Karnowski...

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer is uncapped at global level but boasts serious form against Australia , having finished 202 not out while batting for India A during the visitors' only tune-up for the cur...

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Mercedes picked Valtteri Bottas from Williams to replace Rosberg when the world champion made his shock decision to retire at the end of 2016. I have been out on track watching the...

OSU falls to MI in NCAA Tournament

The injury-riddled and youthful Spartans suited up only three players on Friday who saw action in last year's opening-round loss as a No. 2 seed to Middle Tennessee State. There's ...

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Merkel also grew up in East Germany, where many ordinary people were victims of a phone tapping and surveillance program perpetrated by the communist regime's Stasi secret police ...

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

One more step on the pedal, a tick of a faster pit stop, anything that could shaved time off his run and it would have been Truex with a solo seat on the stage like Hamlin at Day...

Wodonga group welcomes Fair Work Commission Sunday penalty rates decision

The Greens have promised to introduce legislation in parliament to protect penalty rates for retail , fast food , hospitality and pharmacy workers. Full-time and part-time an...

Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

The event comes as Mr. Trump tries to regain his footing after what's been a tumultuous first month in office. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of J...