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Medicine Why teachers should not carry guns
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President's suggestions . The House Appropriations Committee's 23-6 vote in favor of the bill Tuesday followed more than four hours of emotional discussion with the parents of some of the 17 killed , and almost two weeks of activism by students on social media and in televised debates.

Medicine Bill De Blasio Named A New Schools Chancellor
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's pick for the next chancellor of NYC public schools backed out of the job publicly Thursday afternoon after it was widely announced that he would be stepping into the job. "I had made a decision on the basis of what I felt was the best for me professionally - a decision that would have taken me back to the city where I first worked in this country as a dishwasher - to that city where dreams are so alive", Carvalho said.

Medicine 'Immediately' take guns from mentally ill
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Congress returned to work Monday without following Trump's lead on any of the major initiatives he has tossed into the debate since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . The bill is aimed at enforcing criminal background checks on gun sales, including private sales, PolitiFact reported. "What those teenagers saw, most veterans have never seen in combat", Bacon told The World-Herald.

Medicine Browns GM taking offers on first-overall pick
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The Browns also have the fourth overall pick, which means this fumbling franchise has a good chance to screw up two of the first five first-round picks. "I think that's what our responsibility is". After acknowledging the Browns interviewed an unnamed quarterback on Wednesday night and intend to meet all of the big names before the bulk of the combine work wraps up Sunday, he dropped no hints about what the Browns might do with either pick.

Medicine Major California storm could hit burn areas
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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office held a press conference on Thursday to discuss mandatory evacuations for the county. The area includes Goleta, Santa Barbara, Montecito , Summerland and Carpinteria. Red Cross has established an evacuation center at Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara for anyone evacuated or otherwise affected.

Medicine CDC Says 1 in 14 Pregnant Women Smoke
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The dangers of smoking are well-known, but that doesn't seem to stop a decent-sized population of pregnant women from smoking while pregnant. Some states are better than others in terms of smoking rates among pregnant women and have rates lower than the national average of 7.2 percent.

Medicine How to watch the NFL Scouting Combine
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Would an National Football League team really draft a running back that high in today's pass-driven era? Running backs don't generally go that high in the draft , but Barkley is a unique talent. Ben Baldwin of Fieldgulls.com wrote an illuminating piece arguing that teams should never spend a top-20 pick, much less a top-10 pick, on a running back.

Medicine Number of flu deaths in CT rises to 105
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Influenza data gathered by DHHS indicated there was another decline last week in hospital emergency department and provider office visits related to the flu. Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. Flu complications can include pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infections, bacterial infections and immune system over-reactions.

Medicine Spain's King presides over opening of GSMA Mobile World Congress 2018
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The first commercial 5G roll-outs begin this year and next in the U.S., Korea and Japan, and the wireless industry is counting on the new technology to trigger a wave of growth in equipment sales and mobile services. Reports suggest that the Japanese tech company could unveil Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, which will be direct successors of Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact.

Medicine Bobby Brown wants justice from Nick Gordon
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Gordon has struggled since facing the glaring spotlight of criminal and civil inquisitions into Bobbi Kristina's death . "He raped me by taking my daughter away", said Bobby. The charges however, were later dropped after she became uncooperative. The 49-year-old also addressed Houston's death and said he believed that the iconic singer did not die from drugs, which he said was "the most misunderstood" thing about her sudden passing.

Medicine Lassa fever: Nigeria recorded 43 deaths in two months
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Of the suspected cases, 317 are said to be confirmed and 72 deaths were also confirmed, eight of which are probable. The WHO said a total of 2,845 people who have come into contact with patients have been identified and were being monitored.

Medicine Guardiola could face more yellow ribbon sanctions from FA
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Guardiola spent 18 years as a player and coach at FC Barcelona, guiding the team to three league titles and two Champions League trophies before leaving in 2012. You allowed Scotland to make a referendum about if you want to stay or not. People have got behind Guardiola because he is popular and likeable and the yellow ribbons really don't mean much to them.

Medicine US Open ditches 18 holes for new two-hole playoff format
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Tiger Woods beat Rocco Mediate in a matchup that went to a sudden-death format after the two remained tied through 18. The inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open was also slated for a three-hole playoff format in 2018 before the Monday announcement of the change.

Medicine Church ceremony involving AR-15 rifles causes controversy
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World Peace and Unification Sanctuary in Newfoundland , Dreher Twp., which believes the AR-15 rifle symbolizes the "rod of iron" in the biblical book of Revelation , encouraged couples to bring the weapons to the commitment ceremony. "So showing the rod of iron, which represents, for our church, it's the AR-15, and it represents that you can protect against evil with that rod of iron in a sense", said worshipper Sreymom Ouk.

Medicine Varicose veins; sign of deadly clots - study finds
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Because Chen's study was observational, it was prone to bias due to unmeasured or unrecognized confounders. Compared with controls, those with varicose veins had more incident DVT (6.55 per 1,000 person-years vs. "Whether the association between varicose veins and DVT is causal or represents a common set of risk factors requires further research". The varicose veins group and the control group contained patients of similar mean age (54.5 and 54.3 years, respectively) and sex (69.3% women ...

Medicine Rushed redistricting map is producing embarrassing chaos
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Election analysts have said they expect Republicans would still have a slight advantage under the new maps, but not as wide an advantage as they had under the earlier maps. The Republican-held Pennsylvania Congress was then ordered to redraw the map and present it to Governor Tom Wolfe. While Justice Baer agreed that the map of congressional districts in place since 2011 was flawed, he said it should be left in place for this year's elections because the Legislature lacked ample time to draw a ...

Medicine California okays autonomous car testing without backup drivers
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Under current DMV rules "a manufacturer shall not permit any of its autonomous test vehicles to be operated on public roads in California [.] when an autonomous vehicle test driver is not seated in the vehicle's driver seat and monitoring its operations and able to take over".