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Colorado is among four states - Minnesota, Washington and West Virginia - with skyrocketing obesity rates . "We have found that the programs that are helpful in states are in danger of being reduced in terms of their funding", he said. It also costs the country up to $210 billion annually in health-related costs. For instance, nine of the 11 states with the highest obesity rates are in the South.
  • NK condemns United States for sending strategic assets over Korea

    NK condemns United States for sending strategic assets over Korea

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    Nuclear-armed North Korea has warned Tokyo against "imminent self-destruction" for siding with Washington, as tensions soar after Pyongyang fired a missile over Japan . Diplomats say veto-wielding council members China and Russian Federation typically only view a test of a long-range missile or a nuclear weapon as a trigger for further possible sanctions.
  • UN Security Council condemns 'outrageous' North Korea missile test

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    The drills, involving four US stealth F-35B jets as well as South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, came at the end of annual US-South Korea military exercises focused mainly on computer simulations. Security and defence was already high on the agenda but Mrs May is expected to say to Prime Minister Abe that the United Kingdom is "outraged by North Korea's reckless provocation and strongly condemns the regime's illegal tests".
  • IS leader 'probably still alive' claims United States army commander

    IS leader 'probably still alive' claims United States army commander

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    Since then local anti-IS groups have intensified a ground assault on the city, where an estimated 2,000 militants are holed up. Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said: "We're looking for him every day". He said U.S. forces are actively searching for al-Baghdadi, adding that if they find him they probably will kill him rather than capture him. Baghdadi - a nom de guerre rather than his real name - is believed to have been born in Samarra, north of Baghdad, in 1971.
  • Gary Vair: The wall is Mexico's problem

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    Why wouldn't they be? Both positions put Trump on a collision course with many skeptical United States lawmakers as much as they do with neighboring capitals, but remain popular with his electoral base. It may be through reimbursement. A possible outcome is one or even two infusions of immediate aid next month, with a longer-term recovery package coming by year's end.
  • Hurricane Harvey brings increased prices at the pump nationwide

    Hurricane Harvey brings increased prices at the pump nationwide

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    However, people will be paying a high price. Hurricane Harvey (now Tropical Storm Harvey) has unleashed unprecedented amounts of rain in and around the Texas Gulf Coast since the weekend, affecting homes, businesses and oil refineries. It's going to cost a lot more to drive anywhere during the Labor Day holiday weekend. During Hurricane Ike in 2008, Canadians gas prices soared by 12 cents in a single jump, but Schaefer said the market conditions are very different now.
  • 2 killed as garbage dump collapses in Delhi's Ghazipur

    2 killed as garbage dump collapses in Delhi's Ghazipur

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    In another development, an NDRF team comprising 45 personnel has been rushed to cave-in site. The Delhi Police confirmed that one male and a female have been killed in the incident. Four people have been reportedly rescue from the site of the mishap. So far 2 dead body and a few vehicles has been recovered from the Kondli canal.
  • Weekend weather: Will Labor Day be a washout?

    Weekend weather: Will Labor Day be a washout?

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    The two low pressure systems will then either begin to interact or pass each other harmlessly. THE LONG ALABAMA WEEKEND: With a drier air settling into the state, we are forecasting a mainly sunny and rain-free Labor Day weekend for Alabama and much of the Deep South.
  • Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self

    Tamil Nadu student who petitioned against NEET 2017 kills self

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    Prince Gajendra Babu, general secretary of State Platform for Common School System - Tamil Nadu (SPCSS-TN) expressed deep shock over such a decision by Anitha. "The Union government and the non-existent Tamil Nadu state government are responsible for the death of Anitha". The entrance exam was made mandatory past year and it is based on CBSE syllabus.
  • Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious victim

    Nurse arrested after refusing to draw blood from unconscious victim

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    But when Wubbels refused, citing company policy - the hospital can not take blood from an unconscious person without their consent or a warrant - Payne snapped, grabbing her by the arms and dragging her out of the hospital's lobby. She said she has watched the video a few times since the incident and still becomes emotional. "Then walk", ordered the officer. "I'm just a nurse trying to protect my patients", Wubbles said in the video .
  • Theresa May refuses to rule out military and cyberattacks on North Korea

    Theresa May refuses to rule out military and cyberattacks on North Korea

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    Britain and Japan will step up the pace of sanctions against nuclear-armed North Korea after its " outrageous " firing of a missile over Japan, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday. "We think Japan should honestly explain its true intentions to the global community", she told a regular press briefing. Speaking ahead of May's visit, Japanese Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura said Tokyo had to react to "a sense of crisis among businesses" over Brexit, and ...
  • Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall

    Trump insists Mexico will pay for border wall

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., also has suggested a better time for a stand would be when the House and Senate negotiate final fiscal 2018 spending bills later in the year. Aside from the possible United States exit from NAFTA, the White House suggested that an additional 20-percent border tax on imports from Mexico would help make up for the money to be spent from the federal budget to build the wall.
  • Former FEMA Director: Harvey Cleanup May Cost More Than Katrina

    Former FEMA Director: Harvey Cleanup May Cost More Than Katrina

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    Trump spent most of the weekend at the presidential retreat at Camp David , Maryland, and convened his Cabinet by telephone during the weekend. On August 15, US President Donald Trump signed away flood standards adopted by former President Barack Obama just a few weeks before devastating Hurricane Harvey hit Texas.
  • Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work

    Houston police officer drowned while trying to get to work

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    The police chief said he emotionally told Perez's wife that the sergeant died doing what he did best. It may take days for all flood waters, which have spilled over dams and pushed levees to their limits, to recede, officials said. That left 8,000 still in the convention center. On Tuesday morning, police announced the discovery of the body of Sgt. Thousands of calls for help have gone out across Houston .
  • Tim Krul: Newcastle will always be in my heart

    Tim Krul: Newcastle will always be in my heart

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    Rafa Benitez had made it clear that the experienced 'keeper had no future on Tyneside following his return to the club in pre-season. The 29-year-old spent time away from St James' Park back in his homeland at AZ Alkmaar last season and has now agreed to another stint away from the Magpies.
  • UK summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch

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    PM May is supposed to address Japan's national security council on Thursday where she is expected to announce "an era of closer cooperation over security matters", in part prompted by North Korea . But the prime minister's attempts to cajole China into doing more against Pyongyang proved more controversial. Any new sanctions would build on eight resolutions ratcheting up action against Pyongyang over five nuclear tests, four long-range ballistic missile tests and dozens of ...
  • Child, 3, found clinging to drowned mother in Beaumont canal

    Child, 3, found clinging to drowned mother in Beaumont canal

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    First responders lifted the girl from her mother's body and tried to revive the woman, but she did not regain consciousness. Local police affirmed that Colette's actions undoubtedly saved little Jordyn . Police said the toddler was alert but was suffering from hypothermia. "Water was up to the trestle and first responders would not have been able to save the child if they had floated under it".
  • Long Term Growth review of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

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    It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500. Affinity Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of UnitedHealth Group by 242.3% in the second quarter. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating. The value of the investment in UnitedHealth Group Incorporated increased from $80,447,000 to $92,988,501,000 increasing 115,489.8% for the reporting period.
  • Newspaper: Sharif arrives in London to see ailing wife

    Newspaper: Sharif arrives in London to see ailing wife

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    The circumstances today are not the way they were in 2007, when dictator Musharraf was ruling here. She was diagnosed with throat cancer earlier this month and doctors said her cancer was curable. She urged the people to vote for PML-N in the upcoming by-election on September 12 in order to protect the sanctity of the vote and right the wrong that had been done to Nawaz.
  • Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat

    Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat

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    Earlier this month, North Korea said it was planning to launch four Hwasong-12 rockets that would fly over Japan and hit the water around 30 to 40 kilometres away from the USA territory of Guam in the western Pacific. "We're not talking to the North Koreans right now", Mattis told reporters in an impromptu appearance at the Pentagon. Unlike Nikita Khrushchev and Mao Zedong during the Cold War, no North Korean leader has ever met a USA president and the lack of face-to-face dialogue ...
  • North Korean ambassador summoned by the UK

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    Two U.S. B-1B supersonic bombers and four F-35 stealth fighter jets joined four South Korean F-15 fighters in live-fire exercises at a military field in eastern South Korea that simulated precision strikes against the North's "core facilities", an official from Seoul's Defense Ministry said on Thursday, Aug.