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Mystery surrounds injuries to 10 US officials in Cuba

JitkaUnv/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. officials confirmed to ABC News on Wednesday that more than 10 officials had been affected by "incidents" appearing to target U.S. staff and government officials in Cuba.State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert called the situation "unprecedented" in a briefing today."We have not seen this type of activity take place before," Nauert said. "Those incidents have caused a variety of physical symptoms ... We are working and have been working to provide our staff and U.S. government employees with the best medical attention that ...

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Browns name Kizer as starter, eye Osweiler trade

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) – Cleveland Browns quarterback Brock Osweiler could soon find himself on a different team.After naming rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer the starter for the team’s third preseason game, the team is looking to trade Osweiler, sources tell ESPN.In a statement released Wednesday, the Browns said Kizer is "certainly positioning himself well to earn the starting job heading into the regular season.'' Head coach Hue Jackson said Osweiler will not play in the team’s game Saturday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers."I've told you guys ...

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What Trump has said about 'clean coal' and what it is

rui_noronha/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday night told supporters at a rally in Phoenix that “clean coal” was back. Only his description of "clean coal" was scientifically wrong."We've ended the war on beautiful, clean coal and it's just been announced that a second brand new coal mine where they're going to take out clean coal - meaning they're taking out coal, they're going to clean it - is opening in the state of Pennsylvania,” Trump said.The president’s comment puzzled both scientists and people with ...

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How Republicans are responding to Trump's government shutdown threat

flySnow/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Speaking to a crowd of supporters at a rally Tuesday night in Phoenix, President Trump vowed to make good on one of the signature promises of his campaign-- the wall along the Mexican border. He even went as far as to threaten a government shutdown over the issue.“Now the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it, but believe me -- we have to close down our government -- we're building that wall!” he declared.While some Republicans back the idea of funding ...

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Dad creates app so son can't ignore his text messages

demaerre/iStock/thinkstock(LONDON) -- A father has developed a cellphone app to encourage his teenage son to be more responsive to his text messages.Two weeks ago, Nick Herbert, a United Kingdom-based product manager, launched ReplyASAP--an app that allows users to send urgent messages to others that cannot be ignored without the sender knowing.The recipient then gets a notification that the text has been read. Herbert, 45, said he developed the app so he and other parents could immediately reach their children.Ben, Herbert's 13-year-old son, enjoys playing Xbox ...

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Mom-daughter duo delivers customized dorm room decor in a box

James Woodson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A mother-daughter duo is helping people transform their dorm rooms or maximize space in tiny apartments with a one-stop shopping solution delivered to their door in a convenient box.Amanda Zuckerman and her mom, Karen Zuckerman, founded Dormify.com, which caters to the fashion-minded. Clients can order their very own custom design on the site.“Dormify prepares parents and children with everything they need to move in a dorm room and start off college in a nice, comfortable way, and our twist is ...

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Hillary Clinton describes Trump as 'creep' in forthcoming book

Monica Schipper/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton calls President Donald Trump a "creep" who "love[s] to intimidate women" in an excerpt of her forthcoming memoir while detailing her experience at one of 2016’s presidential debates.In the passage from Clinton’s memoir, “What Happened,” the former secretary of state recounts an "incredibly uncomfortable" moment during the second presidential debate in St. Louis on October 9, in which her "skin crawled" as Trump was "looming behind" her and "literally breathing down [her] neck." A day prior, the Washington Post ...

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YTMT Logo Breathtaking hypocrisy.

How is President Trump’s perceived failure to condemn white nationalists by name different from President Obama’s blatant and clearly intentional refusal to condemn Black Lives Matter by name?

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UT Health Logo Gout: A Pain You Can Live Without

Gout is a type of inflammatory arthritis that can come on quickly and be quite painful. It has afflicted humans for thousands of years but is becoming more and more common because of Western diets and lifestyles. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast family medicine expert Dr. Angela Cade answers questions about treating and avoiding gout.
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