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First zika virus case confirmed in commonwealth

Airlines, hotels and cruise operators are facing growing concern among travellers who had planned to visit countries potentially affected by Zika virus. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) - the largest organization represe...

Apple set for slowest ever iPhone sales growth

That wasn't the case this time. 'We are starting to see something that we have not seen before, ' says Apple chief financial officer Luca Maestri, acknowledging the company has new challenges. Revenue fell short of analysts' estimates, which a...

Young voter confronts Hillary Clinton: People my age say you're 'dishonest'

Indeed, Sanders in particular has been drawing large, enthusiastic crowds , and he received several loud rounds of applause when he vowed to tax corporations in order to fund a large infrastructure building program. All three Democrats in the race -...

Health minister: Brazil is 'losing battle' against mosquito

The Zika virus is transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito and has now spread to at least 23 countries and causes microcephaly, a neurological disorder that results in babies being born with abnormally small heads. Other countries inc...

Apple iPhone 5se could be as fast as the iPhone 6s

The phone would also feature always-on Siri, similar to what's found on the iPhone 6s . It was previously known as the iPhone 6c , before it was briefly suggested that it could called the iPhone 7c, and recently we learn that the iPhone 5se could ...

World Health Organization raises the alarm over spread of Zika virus through the Americas

The virus may also be spread during sexual intercourse. Large numbers of mosquitoes are carrying the Zika virus. Experts think most people infected with the Zika virus don't get sick. "Authorities should control mosquito populations by eliminating ...

What to know about the tropical Zika virus in Latin America

Margaret Chan , WHO director-general, informed that the "explosive spread of #zika virus to new geographical areas, w/ little population immunity, is another cause for concern". The New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced Friday that ...

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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...

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 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

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

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 ...

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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...

Angry Voters Are Confronting Terrifying GOP Members Over Potential Obamacare Repeal

To effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress and the administration must work together, and Tom will play a very important role in that process. Bob Casey ma...

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Today's vote to confirm Betsy DeVos , a nominee who was rushed through the process and confirmed only after Vice President Mike Pence's historical tie-breaking vote, is a huge ...

Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan focusing on Eli Manning's advice

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have taken six trips to the Super Bowl together since 2001 and have won four rings. "It's (will be) a special moment",...

Former Minnesota Vikings fail to capture glory at 2017 WWE Royal Rumble

Here are the real five favorites to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match . It was just unfortunate that despite the 2017 Royal Rumble match having the flawless ingredients to be a m...

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

It's possible the DOJ might use the executive order as "cover" should it stop participating in the cases, but it doesn't need to, he said. He said pre-existing conditions would hav...

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hailed the judge's ruling, saying Trump's executive order is "inhumane and undermines core American values". "It's Islamophobic. It's ...