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FDA Further Explains Food Labeling Term 'Evaporated Cane Juice'

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a guidance for industry on Wednesday declaring that sweeteners obtained from sugar cane should not be listed on food labels as “evaporated cane juice.”The FDA says the term implies false information suggesting that the sweetener is produced from a fruit or vegetable. The misleading title conceals its basic nature and characterizing properties — sugar.The FDA is recommending companies to relabel the term as “sugar,” with the option of providing a true descriptor to differentiate ...

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Lawmakers Put Healthy Kids On Display to Urge More Zika Funding

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats brought out healthy children to talk urge more funding for the battle against the Zika virus and vent their frustrations at Republicans.Toddlers and infants joined four senators and Heidi Murkoff, the author of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and its related titles, to make an argument for increased federal funding to combat Zika based on the people most affected by the virus: mothers and their babies.“There are no red or blue babies. There's only healthy babies like these,” Murkoff said ...

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Migrant Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean, Killing 5

TongRo Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Italian navy was called to rescue 562 migrants after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Wednesday, the BBC reports.According to the BBC, the trawler reportedly overturned because the people onboard rushed to one side after spotting a rescue ship.Five of the migrants were found dead.According to the BBC, Italy's Bettica patrol boat threw life jackets into the water while rescue boats were sent. That same boat rescued another 108 migrants from a separate incident earlier Wednesday.The BBC reports ...

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Steve Kerr Says Steph Curry's Struggles Are Not Injury Related

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) -- Golden State Warriors' coach Seve Kerr insisted once again that Stephen Curry's two-game slump is not because of Curry's injured right knee, according to ESPN.Curry's recent poor performance is so unexpected that people are speculating whether he is really bothered by the sprained MCL he suffered in Game 4 of the opening-round series against the Houston Rockets."Nobody has said anything about Steph being 70 percent to me," Kerr said referring to a Yahoo! Sports report that quoted a ...

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Employees File Religious Discrimination Complaint Against Company

iStock/Thinkstock(BRILLION, Wis.) -- An Islamic advocacy group representing former Muslim employees at a Wisconsin equipment company filed a discrimination complaint against the firm Tuesday because employees can no longer take prayer breaks at times that are in accordance with their religion. A letter accompanying the complaint claims employees were discriminated and retaliated against on the basis of their religion, national origin and race.According to the letter, Ariens Co., which manufactures snowblowers and lawn tractors in Brillion, Wisconsin, used to allow Muslim employees to take prayer ...

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Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Identified and Charged

Arizona Department of Public Safety(PHOENIX) -- A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway -- leaving a trail of havoc, including a vehicle that caught fire -- was arrested and charged Wednesday, according to police.The suspect was identified as 36-year-old James David Walker of San Tan Valley in Phoenix, according to Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Damon Cecil. He was booked into a downtown Phoenix jail on charges of aggravated assault, attempted homicide, armed robbery, ...

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Donald Trump Hits Hillary Clinton on Email Controversy

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- With his first trip to the Golden State in a few weeks, Donald Trump wasted no time Wednesday digging into the news about Hillary Clinton’s emails.“She's as crooked as they come, she had a little bad news today [Wednesday] as you know from some reports came down weren't so good,” Trump told the packed crowd.According to the State Department's inspector general, Clinton and some of her predecessors violated the government's policies on email use and records retention.The department's investigative office offered ...

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YTMT Logo Independent school districts indeed.

In much the same way that a drug dealer exerts de facto control over his addicted customers, the federal government exerts de facto control over the school your child attends.

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UT Health Logo Curing Cancer: Dreaming or Doable?

In early 2016, President Obama called for an assault on cancer on the same scale as the Apollo Project to land men on the moon. But is a “moon shot” effort to cure cancer realistic?
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