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The report gives the most complete picture so far of the harm Zika has caused in the USA, mostly after pregnant women traveled to other nations and territories where the mosquito-borne virus is much more common. Schuchat also noted that babies born with birth defects were found to have seizures, trouble with feeding, excessive crying, and difficulty with joint movement.
  • High Court Backs Copyright Protection for Cheerleader Uniform Designs

    High Court Backs Copyright Protection for Cheerleader Uniform Designs

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    The Varsity Brands designs that started the legal battle. Breyer said that the images Varsity seeks protection for are simply pictures of cheerleader uniforms. The Copyright Act expressly addresses this issue in connection with "useful articles", which are defined as items "having an intrinsic utilitarian function that is not merely to portray the appearance of the article or to convey information".
  • Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

    Thomas Lucente: Let the market fix health care

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    Tens of thousands of Nebraskans would be among the 24 million Americans projected by the Congressional Budget Office to lose their health coverage in the next decade. The legislation would, among other things, nix the fine put in place for people who don't carry insurance, replace income-based subsidies with tax credits based on age and cap federal funding to Medicaid.
  • Unemployment rate ticks higher in DC region

    Unemployment rate ticks higher in DC region

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    The rate rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. These are normal seasonal fluctuations for January. "The Kansas portion, which had 43 percent of the area's workforce, gained 2,000 jobs (0.4 percent) since January 2016".
  • Bird flu found at Tyson Foods chicken supplier

    Bird flu found at Tyson Foods chicken supplier

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    State veterinarian Charles Hatcher says the discovery was within the quarantined perimeter. Each year, the Kord Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory tests approximately 22,000 samples from poultry for avian influenza. In addition, the concentration, collection, or assembly of poultry of all types, including waterfowl and wild and exotic birds, from one or more premises, at a private or public place, for purposes of sale is also prohibited.
  • Australian Blogger Belle Gibson Guilty Over Cancer Claims

    Australian Blogger Belle Gibson Guilty Over Cancer Claims

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    In a 2015 60 Minutes interview Gibson claimed she had been treated for cancer in 2009 by a neurologist "Mark Jones" who she "believed was a real doctor". "I just can't believe she's at it again". Ms Gibson signed off her last post with: 'I love you all, with all I have in me, and all I have to give .
  • Nicola Sturgeon to ask for second independence referendum

    Nicola Sturgeon to ask for second independence referendum

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    The Prime Minister told MPs it was "not a moment to play politics or create uncertainty" and accused the Scottish National Party of "constitutional game playing". A BMG survey of 1,009 people for Scottish broadsheet The Herald found that 56 per cent of those who expressed views were against another independence vote before Brexit occurs.
  • Limits on cash withdrawal from savings bank account removed from today

    Limits on cash withdrawal from savings bank account removed from today

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    Even prior to that, the cash withdrawal limit was Rs 24,000 per week for savings accounts. Last month, the RBI had issued a notification saying that the withdrawal limit of cash from savings bank accounts will be relaxed to Rs. It had then said that limits on savings bank account will remain till a decision is taken. The ban on old Rs.500, Rs, 1000 Notes was imposed on Novemebr 8, 2016 that led to monetary choas and huge business loss for the country for over four months, led to huge ...
  • Defense secretary condemns nude photos on Marines Facebook page

    Defense secretary condemns nude photos on Marines Facebook page

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    The Naval Criminal Investigative Service has opened a criminal investigation. US Defense Minister Jim Mattis denounced the practice as "egregious violations of the fundamental values we uphold at the Defense Department". The Marines in question have been swapping nude photos since May, reports Engadget , which documented Anon-IB as a naked photo requesting and swapping website for military personnel as late as May of 2016.
  • Nations: Wales unchanged for Ireland on Friday

    Nations: Wales unchanged for Ireland on Friday

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    The RTE panel began this evening's game by arguing that the needle is greater in games between Ireland and Wales than in matches between ourselves and England . Ireland looked to have scored a try through Best, but it was ruled out for obstruction at the driving maul from Henshaw - it was the turning point in the game.
  • Volkswagen pleads guilty in USA diesel emissions scandal

    Volkswagen pleads guilty in USA diesel emissions scandal

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    Manfred Doess, a lawyer for the German automaker, told Reuters his clients would plead guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud, obstruction of justice and entry of goods by false statement, which is akin to false advertising. It admitted installing secret software which enabled vehicles to pollute at up to 40 times legal levels. Since then, the company has been working on a number of settlements with environmental regulators, customers, dealers, and federal prosecutors.