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19 dead, 50 injured after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(MANCHESTER, England) -- At least 19 people are dead and around 50 others injured after reports of an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in England.In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said they were called to the arena at just before 10:35 p.m. local time on Monday. Authorities are telling people to avoid the area.At the moment, the incident is being treated as a "terrorist incident until police know otherwise."The wounded are being treated at six different hospitals, Greater Manchester Police Chief ...

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Over 700,000 foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016, says new DHS report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- More than half a million foreigners stayed in the United States after their visas expired during the last fiscal year, according to a new report released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Monday.Of the more than 50 million foreigners that entered the U.S., 1.47 percent -- or 739,478 people -- stayed in the country past the length of their visa. That includes those who stay one day over their allowable time, as well as people who have no intention of ever leaving ...

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Trump's first budget calls for deep cuts to Medicaid, other safety net programs

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's first budget proposal to Congress includes $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts over 10 years, including $800 billion from Medicaid and $193 billion from food stamps, in an effort to balance the federal budget.The proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, called "A New Foundation for American Greatness," also includes sunny projections for economic growth and tax revenue, and factors in the passage of the GOP health care bill recently approved by the House."What Trumponomics is and what this budget is a part ...

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New details on Pippa Middleton's wedding reception

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- It was the party of the year when the world's most famous bridesmaid, Pippa Middleton, finally became the bride. Middleton, who became famous for the figure-hugging dress she wore at the 2011 wedding of her sister, Princess Kate, to Prince William, tied the knot Saturday.The wedding reception Saturday celebrating the marriage of Middleton, 33, and her husband, hedge fund millionaire James Matthews, was planned with military-like precision and executed under heavy security and secrecy.The reception venue, a glass-enclosed structure estimated to ...

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What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, through his lawyers, on Monday invoked the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and refused to hand over documents subpoenaed by a Senate committee.The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Flynn's personal documents on May 10, after he declined to cooperate with its April 28 request in relation to the panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to Trump campaign associates. Before the April request, Flynn said through a statement from ...

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Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $100M to women's fund Ivanka Trump supports

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged to give a total of $100 million to the Women's Empowerment Fund, which Ivanka Trump has publicly supported.The announcement came at an event that Trump attended while visiting Saudi Arabia as part of the first foreign trip of her father's presidency.World Bank President Jim Yong Kim was the one to announce the donation, saying that the two countries had pledged a combined $100 million donation to the World Bank-based fund.He added that ...

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Graduating student inspired to become a nurse after open heart surgery 10 years ago

Photo Magic Media(BOWIE, Md.) -- One nursing student, who is set to graduate Tuesday, was inspired to choose the selfless profession after her open heart surgery 10 years ago.That's when Linette Iloh met two nurses who had a profound impact on her life.The Bowie State University senior originally intended to be a lawyer. But that changed when she was studying at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland, on a full softball scholarship."I fell ill," the Bowie, Maryland, student recalled. "I was sleeping all day."Iloh, 27, ...

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UT Health Logo Measles & Mumps: Still a Problem?

There was a time when getting the measles and mumps was a part of growing up. But widespread vaccination changed that. Or did it? Do recent outbreaks of these diseases mean that they are staging a comeback?
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