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Officials Warn of Spontaneous Combustion Risk of Linseed Oil

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Summer is a popular time for home improvement projects, but officials are warning of a danger that many people may not be aware of until it’s too late: spontaneous combustion of common household products used to finish furniture and decks.Oil-based wood stains and linseed oil can combust and burn even without any spark to initiate the fire, officials say.Shannon Priddy’s Gaithersburg, Maryland, house was destroyed in 2014 after she says contractors left rags soaked in wood stain under her deck.“We had no ...

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Prince Harry 'Regrets' Not Speaking About Princess Diana's Death

Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry said he regrets not discussing the death of his mother, Diana, the Princess of Wales, earlier in his life."You know, I really regret not ever talking about it," Harry, 31, told soccer player Rio Ferdinand at a barbecue he hosted at Kensington Palace for his "Heads Together" mental health initiative.Prince Harry was just 12 years old in 1997 when he lost his mom, who died in a tragic car accident at the age of 36. Diana ...

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Verizon Acquiring Yahoo! Operating Business in $4.83 Billion Deal

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Verizon has struck a deal to acquire Yahoo! operating business in a deal totalling $4.83 billion in cash, both companies announced early Monday.Last year, Verizon acquired AOL with plans to enhance "cross-screen connection for consumers," and now hopes to generate more revenue in digital advertising with the Yahoo deal."The acquisition of Yahoo will put Verizon in a highly competitive position as a top global mobile media company, and help accelerate our revenue stream in digital advertising," Verizon Chairman and CEO ...

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Former Trump Staffer 'Insulted' He's Only Being Sued for $10 Million

ABC/Ida Mae Astute(WASHINGTON) -- A former top Trump political adviser being sued by Trump for $10 million over allegations that he broke a confidentiality agreement by leaking confidential campaign information to the press says he’s “insulted” that Trump isn’t suing him for more.“If you write $10 million, Mr. Trump, it’s got to be $100 million, 150,” ex-staffer Sam Nunberg told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl in jest during an interview on Powerhouse Politics at the GOP convention, adding that it doesn’t make him “look that good” ...

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DNC Vice Chair: Hillary Clinton Won Party's Primary 'Fair and Square'

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Donna Brazile maintained that Hillary Clinton’s victory over Sen. Bernie Sanders in the party’s primary was not a result of any political jockeying by committee aides.“Hillary Clinton won fair and square. She won the most votes, the most delegates and of course the most states,” Brazile told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America.As the Democratic National Convention kicks off Monday in Philadelphia, controversy hangs over the Wells Fargo Center. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is expected to ...

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POLL: Donald Trump Climbs Six Points in One Week After RNC

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has climbed six percentage points after his party's convention last week, garnering his highest support against Hillary Clinton since last September.Trump earns 48 percent support vs. 45 percent support for Clinton in a head-to-head matchup, within a new CNN poll's margin of error. Another poll from CBS News out Monday morning showed the two candidates tied at 42 percent.Still, the CNN poll shows Clinton's lead evaporating. Just one week ago, Clinton led by a 49-42 percent margin.One ...

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Your Body: Teaching Kids About Sun Safety

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorYou can never be reminded too often about the dangers of sunburn, so some educators are trying to start early with kids.A new course called Sunbeatables is being added to some schools to teach children about sun safety. The program is part of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.Sunburns in childhood increases a person's chances of developing skin cancer later in life. If you want to begin teaching your child now, here are some things ...

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YTMT Logo With respect to BLM: What would Rudy do?

Responsible and intellectually honest political leaders – white and black – must renounce the implicit endorsement of racism and violence by Black Lives Matter and its adherents.

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UT Health Logo Female Viagra: Much Ado About Nothing? Or Worst?

For women with low libido, there has not been a magic pill. That is until recently. In 2015, the FDA approved a drug called Addyi®. It has been called the “Female Viagra®,” but it is not without controversy.
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