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Terminally ill boy fulfills wish to be famous in China

For the past four years, the 8-year-old has been battling rhabdomyosarcoma , a rare, untreatable form of pediatric cancer. Recent tests found his cancer has spread. "I've gotten Paris, Japan", Dorian told WPRI . It especially struck a chord in Ch...

Brazil continues to battle Zika virus outbreak

That includes Brazil, Columbia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico , Pana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. "There have been three local cases right here in Florida , two her...

Minnesota Health Officials Warn People of Zika Virus

The number of cases in Brazil is very alarming as there were less than 150 cases reported in 2014, causing many pregnant women in the country to flee to the US and Europe to avoid contracting the virus. One of the mosquitoes that can carry the viru...

Microcephaly cases in Brazil rise to 3893, linked to Zika

Shah, M.D., J.D., said in a news release. Several pregnant women infected with Zika in Brazil have given birth to babies who suffered from microcephaly , a rare condition in which the brain and skull are abnormally small. More than 3,500 cases of...

Adele US concert tickets sell out in minutes

Adele's promoter, Jam Productions, did implement a "credit-card entry" requirement, which curbs scalping for a few thousand of her best seats but does not entirely halt it. Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. for the Pepsi Center shows July 16 and 17, b...

Barca face Arsenal in last 16

Roma versus Real Madrid and Juventus, last year's beaten finalists, against Bayern Munich are two of the standout matches in the draw. Juventus may come to regret losing their group stage finale, leaving Manchester City, who will take on Dynamo K...

Fed rate hike impacts consumers' credit cards, loans

The expected move will come after years of anticipation and trepidation. "This is a tiny, tiny, tiny increase in interest rates that will help banks immeasurably", Richard Bove, a bank analyst at Rafferty Capital Markets, told Business Insider.

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CRISPR successfully removes genetic disease from human embryo

But so-called "germline" changes - altering sperm , eggs or embryos - are controversial because they would be permanent, passed down to future generations. Unlike other approaches...

White Sox Jose Quintana traded to Cubs for top prospects

Quintana will also be the second-youngest starter in the corps behind Kyle Hendricks . Quintana, 28, is 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA this season after going 13-12 with a 3.20 ERA p...

GST: War of words between Govt vs Opposition. Here's who said what

Modi said whatever was lacking in growth and development of the country, GST will provide the opportunity to realise them. However, state governments led by the Congress party had ...

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Elaine Rodriguez spoke for many parents saying her disabled daughter, Leandra, depends on Medicaid for medicine and oxygen. The group's statement suggested Cassidy "must dema...

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Here's Washington Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell. "It's simply not the answer", the Nevada Republican said at a news conference alongside Gov. "We're anxious about the ...

Small food makers wonder about Amazon-Whole Foods impact

Amazon also could stock gadgets such as its Kindle e-readers and Echo speakers, as well as goods from its burgeoning private label. Big data will be right there with you. Imag...

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Some of the Washington CAN people will dress up like pigs because, they say, "the latest iteration of Trump's health care bill is like 'putting lipstick on a pig.'" You don't h...

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...

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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

'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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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...