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Congress last month passed a tax bill that will decrease federal alcohol excise taxes by about 16 percent, the report authors said. The report cites studies indicating that most women over 120 pounds would reach 0.05 after two drinks. Moreover, people other than the drinking driver account for almost 40 percent of victims in drunk driving crash deaths, the authors noted. From the early 1980s to the early 2000s, there was significant progress as the result of an increase in the drinking age ...
  • Cuomo's budget plan misses the mark

    Cuomo's budget plan misses the mark

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    More politically astute and seemingly more fiscally responsible, Joel Giambra believes New York's neglected subway system has "gone to pot" and that legal marijuana can help rehabilitate the states failing infrastructure. "The truth is that more than 85 percent of New Yorkers and small businesses will get the benefit of a tax cut under the new federal tax plan", he said in a statement.
  • Storm warning for North Somerset issued by Met Office

    Storm warning for North Somerset issued by Met Office

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    The warning is valid until 3am Thursday, January 18. It issued a yellow "be aware" warning on Monday for the period from 9pm on Wednesday to 1pm on Thursday but has now revised that to midnight until 9am. "Rain will spread further inland this evening and possibly turn to sleet and snow over Ulster and north Leinster this evening and tonight, when it will become very windy".
  • SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush

    SC police say officer shot, killed in ambush

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    Sadly Doty, who was the most severely hurt, succumbed to his injuries. Officers were called to McCall's home outside of York around 10.20pm Monday after he attacked his wife, authorities said. The yard was well-maintained and was lined with lights. Roger Gilfillan, a neighbor, said Tuesday morning's incident was "baffling" and called the McCalls "real nice people".
  • Trump tax plan in action: Apple employees receive $2500 bonus

    Trump tax plan in action: Apple employees receive $2500 bonus

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    Apple also plans to make a one-time payment of $38bn (£27bn) to the United States tax authorities as it moves its cash into the country. Although nothing has been confirmed as of yet, sources close to the matter have indicated that any employee who is below a senior level title of the director will be given the $2,500 stock grant.
  • Donald Trump's physician says he's "very healthy" but could lose 10-15lbs

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    Trump does take Crestor to lower his cholesterol, daily aspirin for heart health, Propecia for male pattern baldness, a skin cream for rosacea and a daily multivitamin. "It's a screening assessment that we use routinely in the clinics to determine whether someone has some degree of cognitive impairment or not", he said.
  • Veteran Kannada film actor Kashinath passes away

    Veteran Kannada film actor Kashinath passes away

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    Three days ago, he was admitted to our hospital with fever and breathing related complications. He marked his directorial debut with Aparoopada Athitigalu and is known for films like Aparachita, Anubhava , Ajagajantha, Hendathi Endhari Haygirabeku, Chapalachennigaraaya, Manmatharaja among others.
  • Don't blame rats for Europe's Black Death

    Don't blame rats for Europe's Black Death

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    Researchers have long thought that fleas on rats spread the Black Death during medieval times, but a new study suggests it was, instead, fleas and lice on people that transmitted the plague.FLICKR, BAYER CROPSCIENCE UKRats may have gotten a bad rap when it comes to the plague.
  • Police release photo of robbery suspect

    Police release photo of robbery suspect

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    You can see the officers involved in the photo gallery to the right. In 2014, police said he broke in and stole cash from Positive Pie in Montpelier. Philbrick all discharged their firearms during the shooting. The suspect, 32-year-old Nathan Giffin, was shot and killed by police not long after he left the credit union.
  • The Impending Government Shutdown, Explained

    The Impending Government Shutdown, Explained

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    But there are perils. Dick Durbin , D-Ill., a negotiator but one whose loyalties lie chiefly with separate compromise legislation on the so-called "Dreamer" immigrants that he's co-authored with Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., some of the Senate's most dovish Republicans on immigration.
  • Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

    Seven killed as Burma Police open fire to disperse protesters

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    According to the agreement, which was finalised in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw, a two-year deadline has been set for the repatriation of the Rohingyas. In the November agreement, Burma's civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi, pledged to take measures to halt the outflow of Rohingya to Bangladesh and restore normalcy in the region.
  • The flu is officially an epidemic in the US

    The flu is officially an epidemic in the US

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    The CDC says those who come down with the bug can take antiviral drugs, which are available by prescription and can have some impact if taken within the first three days of infection. Some initial reports have said this year's vaccine is only 10 percent effective , though experts have said that statistic may not tell the full story .
  • What Do the New Medicaid Work Requirements Mean for You?

    What Do the New Medicaid Work Requirements Mean for You?

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    Doctors and advocates for the poor are threatening to sue to stop the requirement. They must either allow Bevin to strip health care from 95,000 people, or five times as many people will lose health coverage . Damon Thayer said work requirements could lessen the program's impact on the state budget. Bevin ran on an anti-Obamacare platform and, like President Trump, immediately set about reversing his Democratic predecessor's health care agenda when he took office.
  • 'Aadhaar can destroy the citizen', SC begins hearing on petitions

    'Aadhaar can destroy the citizen', SC begins hearing on petitions

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    Divan, who opened arguments on behalf of petitioners, said that through a succession of "marketing stratagems" and by employing "smoke and mirrors", the government has rolled out a "little understood" programme that seeks to "tether every resident of India to an electronic leash".
  • Rob Gronkowski says 'NO NO NO' to viral Tide POD challenge

    Rob Gronkowski says 'NO NO NO' to viral Tide POD challenge

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    Teenagers have been posting videos of themselves chewing and gagging on the small, colorful detergent pods and daring others to follow suit. Wanting to eat the Tide Pod, at least a little bit, is perfectly natural. But the craze caught on only this year when several people tweeted about eating these pods as a social media challenge. Doctors have warned that consuming the actual pods, which began as a joke on social media could have serious medical consequences.
  • An outbreak of measles has been confirmed in Limerick

    An outbreak of measles has been confirmed in Limerick

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    Less than one in 1,000 measles cases result in more serious issues involving the nervous system, such as inflammation of the brain, a quarter of those can result in brain damage. Irish parents are being urged to check their children's MMR vaccinations are up to date, as fears grow that a measles outbreak in the United Kingdom could spread to Ireland.
  • Staying healthy through the flu season

    Staying healthy through the flu season

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    U.S. flu activity has increased rapidly over recent months, and the CDC has now declared that the outbreak has reached epidemic levels, according to a recent CDC briefing on influenza activity in the United States. "The CDC tries to prepare for what influenza is going to be around the world". It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop protection against the flu.
  • President Trump Makes Appearance At White House Women's Event

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    Lindsey Graham of SC, has implicitly affirmed Durbin's account in a statement . Trump has continued to tweet over the weekend about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) proposals, including that it's probably dead. The doctor assumed care of Trump when he took office in 2016 and has spent a "significant" amount of time with the president over the past year. Asked to respond to people who think he's racist, Trump told reporters: "I am the least racist person you have ever ...
  • Senators' conflicting accounts of Trump remark

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    World leaders have since denounced Trump's comments as racist and insensitive, with even some in the GOP criticizing his remarks. He told the Post & Courier that he spoke up, telling the president that "America is an idea - not a race".
  • Magic Guard Arron Afflalo Ejected After Trying To Punch Nemanja Bjelica

    Magic Guard Arron Afflalo Ejected After Trying To Punch Nemanja Bjelica

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    The Magic's Arron Afflalo tried to knock the Timberwolves' Nemanja Bjelica back to Minnesota on Tuesday night. Midway through the second quarter, Afflalo and Orlando's second unit was taking on Minnesota's partial second unit. Fines and possible suspensions are likely to follow. He took a swing at me. "I don't know what's wrong with that guy, but at that point I have to protect myself and my family", he told reporters, per The Associated Press .
  • Dayton construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion

    Dayton construction plan, local projects could top $2.3 billion

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    Central Lakes College also made it onto Dayton's list of approved projects with $305,000 allocated for renovations to Student Services and academic support on campus, in addition to athletic space such as locker rooms. "Now is the time to make substantial investments in our state's future", Dayton said in a statement, adding that his proposal ensures Minnesota has the infrastructure it needs to grow and compete in the modern economy.