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Global News CTE Signs Can Follow a Single Hit to Head
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They discovered such impacts caused leaky blood vessels and brain inflammation. Plus, researchers found that head impact caused "persistent changes in brain electrical functions, which may explain cognitive difficulties experienced by some people after these injuries".

Global News Wisconsin Upset Raises Hopes for Democrats in 2018 Races
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We're nicer than that.' " Ms Schachtner avoided mentioning voters" disillusion with Donald Trump's erratic government as another reason for her win. And Democrats remain a minority of 14 against 18 in the Wisconsin state senate (with one Republican-leaning district vacant) and an even smaller minority in the state house.

Global News Donald Trump said 'shithouse' and not 'shithole', claims White House source
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Many Democrats say protection of young immigrants under the DACA program is a requirement for their supporting a budget deal to avert a government shutdown . The White House on Monday announced El Salvador has been removed from the list of TPS countries . "The president simply, as he looked at the deal, he wants a good deal and he wants to right deal".

Global News Drone saves two Australian swimmers in world first
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The call for help just so happened to have sounded as a group of nearby lifeguards were undergoing training in the use of drones. Within two minutes of being launched the drone had found the teenagers and dropped a life-saving flotation pod to them.

Global News Bitcoin falls 7 percent on extended selloff
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According to the report , Hong Nam-ki, minister of the office for government policy co-ordination, said while government officials still hold different opinions over the issue, the meeting today expects to reach a decision on a cryptocurrency exchange regulation.

Global News Stranger photoshoot: David Harbour crashes fan's high school yearbook pics
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As you can see by the number of retweets to her post, it worked. With the attention the actor has been getting for helping fans' wishes come true, we can assume he will have to heighten the stipulations and be more selective about these requests, yet the actor seems to enjoy the interactions with fans as much as those making the requests.

Global News President Trump Signs Tax Bill, Predicts
Author: 0 President Trump Signs Tax Bill, Predicts "Tremendous Democrat Support" On Infrastructure

That spending bill extends government funding into mid-January and averts a shutdown this weekend. It does nothing to resolve broader disputes over immigration, healthcare and military spending. It will greatly benefit billionaire donors, corporations and the very wealthy. Starting next year, families making between $US50,000 and $US75,000 will get average tax cuts of $US890, according to an analysis by the non-partisan Tax Policy Center.

Global News Murphy Signs Order Combating Gender Inequality
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The policy change is meant to promote more gender-pay equity in New Jersey , and the salary history issue is something that has been emphasized in recent years by equal-pay activists. Governor Phil Murphy-officially in office just two days-has already begun to implement numerous "progressive" policy changes he promised on the campaign trail and transform New Jersey into the "California of the East".

Global News Brigitte Bardot calls harassment accusers 'hypocritical nobodies'
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Then later they say they were harassed. "I was never the victim of sexual harassment", she said, according to The Sun . "Describing her own experiences as a long-serving figure in the entertainment industry, Brigitte suggested she "found it charming" when a producer would comment on her appearance or, as she put it, "[tell me] that I was lovely or I had a nice little backside".

Global News Facebook expands its investigation into possible Russian intervention in Brexit referendum
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The investigation, however, was limited to a cluster of Russian accounts that had already been identified following probes into activity connected with the United States presidential campaign. Facebook has widened its investigation into possible Russian interference in the European Union referendum. Facebook is expanding a United Kingdom investigation into possible interference by Russian Federation ahead of the country's 2016 election to exit the European Union, after facing pressure from ...

Global News Lawsuit filed after speeding boat crashes into smaller boat
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Just a split second after the three friends jumped into the water, the motorboat plows into their fishing boat, crushing it. One of them is suing them man who hit them, saying he was distracted by his cell phone when the crash happened. The crash occurred in August on the Columbia River, but the lawsuit was filed earlier this month. The shocking video shows Christopher McMahon , 46, Roni Durhan, 57, and Bryan Maess , 47, screaming at the boat as it hurtles towards them in the distance.

Global News SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush
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Brown has been with the force for 13 years and Doty has spent 12 years in law enforcement. A York County, S.C., sheriff's detective who was critically injured in a shooting died Wednesday night at a hospital, authorities said. Deputies had been called to McCall's house before because he said he was the victim in a domestic disturbance in 2015. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police assisted in blocking all of the roads heading towards Carolinas Medical Center-Main following the incident.

Global News Japan urges continued pressure on North Korea
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But the United States and others say the worldwide community must look at ways of expanding a broad range of sanctions aimed at North Korea's nuclear program. In his latest press row, Trump insisted he said: "I'd probably have a good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . So, there is a risk that people think, "Oh now things are solved", he said.

Global News Ben Stokes available for England selection, says European Central Bank
Author: 0 Ben Stokes available for England selection, says European Central Bank

Ben Stokes's return to worldwide cricket could be further delayed as he faces having to be in court the day he was due to play a T20 match in New Zealand , police revealed today. His absence from the England team since September will likely end on February 13 in the Twenty20 tri-series match at Westpac Stadium, where he was memorably photographed as a boy in 2003 cheering on the New Zealand Warriors league side when the family lived in Wellington.

Global News King's Cup: Lionel Messi misses penalty as Barcelona go down to Espanyol
Author: 0 King's Cup: Lionel Messi misses penalty as Barcelona go down to Espanyol

The visitors got a penalty after an hour when Esteban Granero fouled Sergio Roberto in the penalty box. And it was youngster Oscar Menses who was the hero of the day as he netted the victor for the hosts in the 88th minute of the game. "It was an open match, but they capitalized on their chances", Atletico coach Diego Simeone said. The defeat ended their unbeaten run of 29 games in all competitions.

Global News Amazon Alexa and Echo set for Febuary launch
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However in 2017, Amazon expanded their operations to Australia and New Zealand , and also announced that they would be making their Echo speakers and Alexa available in those markets . After that, a monthly subscription will be required to continue to use the service. The entire Echo range will also be carried through retailers JB Hi-Fi, Telstra, Myer and Officeworks.

Global News Padmaavat to release in all states, orders Supreme Court
Author: 0 Padmaavat to release in all states, orders Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in its interim order on Thursday issued a green signal on the controversial Hindi film, " Padmavat ", and directed to release it in all the states, including those states where the film has been banned. Its original release on December 1 was put on hold amid rising anger and demonstrations, with some legislators requesting that the federal government ban the film.

Global News Agni-V successfully test fired
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India on Thursday test fired its indigenously developed intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V, which can reach targets as far as Beijing. This article has been adapted from its original source . Agni-5's most recent test was in late December 2016 , the fifth test. The canister-launch version of Agni-V makes id deadlier since through that method the Armed Forces can transport and fire the missile from anywhere they want.

Global News Senate Democrats: Government Shutdowns Are Bad
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The GOP focus on keeping government open comes as it's become certain there's no time to cut a deal by Friday on protecting young immigrants . "There's very, very strong support not to go along with their deal". Robert Menendez, D-N.J., one of the six senators who crafted the bipartisan proposal, said after the meeting. Trump has made their mission no easier, as he took to Twitter Tuesday to say "The Democrats want to shut down the Government over Amnesty for all".

Global News A 'New California' Movement Wants To Form A 51st State
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A map on the movement's website (which has the theme: A more flawless union) shows the proposed "new" state as including most of California's counties, except those along the coast from Sonoma County south to Los Angeles - or basically all the places with big money.

Global News A packed schedule for Netanyahu in Mumbai
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The Chabad House was one of the targeted sites of the brutal 26/11, 2008 Mumbai terror strikes in which the toddler Moshe's young parents - Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka were gunned down. During the Cold War, India didn't have open relations with Israel, leaning heavily in favor of the Palestinians. In addition, there is a partnership of genuine sympathy between our people.

Global News SC crisis: Second meeting between CJI, four judges
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On January 12, the four judges had held an unexpected press conference, the first of its kind in the country's history, to voice their protest against the roster or the manner in which certain cases were assigned to various benches in the top court.

Global News Palestinian Young Man Killed By Israeli In Jenin
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The PPS said that the soldiers invaded many homes in several parts of the West Bank governorate of Bethlehem, and abducted eight Palestinians, identified as Bilal Khader Salama, 24, As'ad Darwish, Mo'men Malash, Mohammad al-Asakra, Awad al-Asakra, Adam Eyad al-'Amour, 17, Mahmoud Salem al-Badan, and former political prisoner Yasmin Abu Srour.

Global News At Least 52 Uzbeks Killed In Kazakh Bus Fire
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Only five people managed to get out of the bus, while all others were trapped inside and burned alive. "According to information given by Kazakhstani authorities to the Armenian Embassy, there are no [ethnic] Armenians or citizens of Armenia among the victims of the Aktobe region bus crash", the ministry said on Twitter.

Global News Killer pleads guilty to strangling teen with belt she wore in selfie
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Antoine ultimately accepted responsibility but within her please she said she did not remember the actual killing. That friend dropped a dime on Antoine. "It shouldn't have ever happened", she said adding that she had no way to explain why she did it. She was sentenced to seven years in jail on Monday.

Global News Wal-Mart Wants To Battle Opioid Abuse Crisis With New Disposal Service
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Walmart will also offer free DisposeRx packets to existing patients. That's proving to be a major problem as the opioid crisis rages on in the USA, with more than 63,600 people killed by opioid painkillers in 2016. Say after a recent surgery, your doctor prescribed you seven doses of Percocet, a drug that contains acetaminophen and oxycodone. Opioid overdose deaths rose 28% in 2016, to 42,000 men, women and children.

Global News Tillerson signals deeper United States military commitment in Syria
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The continued presence of the IS in Syria despite the loss of a majority of its territory it is necessary, Tillerson said, to avoid a repeat of the security vacuum that followed the United States withdrawal from Iraq in 2011 and the conditions that allowed the IS and other terrorist groups to flourish in the region.

Global News Ford's most powerful street auto ever: New 700 horsepower Mustang
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Come 2019, Ford is set to unleash the all-new Shelby Mustang GT500. This latest announcement from Ford makes it clear that the Blue Oval is exhausted of standing idly by and will finally throw its hat into the ring with the likes of the Dodge and Chevrolet in the fight for muscle auto supremacy.

Global News Turkey to take 'any steps necessary immediately' to 'defeat threats'
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The SDF is affiliated with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) waging an insurgency in southern Turkey. Trump's move was driven by a wish to focus on fighting Islamic State militants and to improve relations with Russian Federation, as well as a lack of results from the CIA's support of the FSA, U.S.

Author: 0 Lawmakers to review Cuomo's local government plan

Republican Assemblymember Gary Finch in a statement says the federal government didn't create New York's $4.4 billion deficit. Meanwhile, relatives of New Yorkers who suffered through terminal illnesses returned to Albany last week to urge passage of a law authorizing people with fatal diseases to seek life-ending medication from a physician.

Global News Bad blood between Rockets, Clippers carries over after game
Author: 0 Bad blood between Rockets, Clippers carries over after game

The Clippers, who made only four postseason appearances in their first 33 years, went to the playoffs all six seasons of Paul's tenure but never advanced past the second round. It's...the Houston Rockets . I'm telling you what I heard. "Whatever it is, I'm sure my mama is going to tell me to wash my mouth". Once Griffin became entangled with several Rockets, Rivers' verbiage appeared to become more aggressive.

Global News Evacuees increases as Mayon nears eruption
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Molten rocks and lava at Mayon's crater lit the night sky for a second night, sending thousands of residents into evacuation shelters. Although the sight of an active volcano is breathtaking, authorities have advised that people remain beyond the 3.7-4.3 mile danger zone around Mayon.

Global News Iranian, Russian FMs Discuss Syria, JCPOA
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He said the United States could not dictate policies and threaten countries because it is no longer the only superpower worldwide. He said that Germany would analyze the situation with its European partners. Meanwhile, Trump's criticism of Russian Federation has been relatively muted, leaving observers puzzled over how the White House views Russian Federation vis-a-vis USA interests.

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