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Chicago Police Superintendent Says Put Criminals in Jail and Keep Them There

Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, announcing murder charges against two men on parole in the death of Nykea Aldridge, NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, said it was time to "get serious" about keeping violent criminals in jail."The gun offenders that choose to do this time and time again, we have to hold them accountable," Johnson said, referring to Darwin and Derren Sorrells, the men who were charged with the murder of Alridge. "We need to put them ...

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iPads as Effective as Medication for Reducing Anxiety in Kids Before Surgery, Study Says

iStock/Thinkstock(HONG KONG) -- Doctors may find themselves reaching for an iPad instead of the prescription pad for managing anxiety in children before they receive anesthesia for surgery, thanks to findings reported Sunday at the World Congress of Anesthesiologists in Hong Kong.Researchers from the Hospices Civils de Lyon in France compared two groups of more than 50 children, each about to undergo surgery. In one group, the children received midazolam, a sedative, 20 minutes before anesthesia. The second group was given an electronic tablet to play ...

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German Vice-Chancellor Says 'Brexit' Could Send EU Down the Drain

Photo by Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The so-called "Brexit" could have a devastating impact on the entire European Union, Germany's vice-chancellor said Sunday at a news conference.The BBC reports that Sigmar Gabriel said the EU could go "down the drain" if other countries followed the United Kingdom's lead. Britain, he added, would not get to maintain the "nice things" about being a part of the European bloc without taking responsibility.U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May summoned ministers for a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the British ...

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Ravens' Harbaugh Critical of Preseason Games

Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh watched two of his players carried off the field during Saturday night's preseason game, and said afterwards that he isn't a fan of playing four exhibitions each year."I know the league and the Players Association is working very hard and trying to figure out ideas to work out the preseason," Harbaugh said after the game. "These are big, fast, strong men running around out there. It's not 25 years ago...It's not ...

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Two Killed, 41 Injured in Crash Involving Unlicensed Bus Driver

iStock/Thinkstock(LAPLACE, La.) -- Two people are dead and 41 injured after a charter bus crashed into a pickup truck Sunday morning shortly after the truck sped on a slick roadway into a guardrail near LaPlace, Louisiana, according to Louisiana State Police.Louisiana State Police said they were on the scene with the St. John Baptist Fire Department investigating the pickup truck's minor injury accident when the bus crashed into three firemen standing near the scene.The three firemen, including LaPlace Volunteer Fire District Chief Spencer Chauvin who ...

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DNC Chair: Trump Should Distance Himself from Alt-Right's 'Renaissance of Racism'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Democratic National Committee Interim Chair Donna Brazile called on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to distance himself from the so-called alt-right movement and the racist language of some of his supporters."This sort of alt-right movement is very disturbing, it's almost like a renaissance of racism," Brazile told ABC’s Martha Raddatz on This Week Sunday.“There’s no question Donald Trump has had ample opportunity to distance himself from the kind of racist language that comes from some of his supporters,” she said. “I ...

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Two Brothers Arrested in Connection with Murder of Nykea Aldridge

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwayne Wade, in a case that has helped to shine a spotlight on the spate of gun violence in Chicago.Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, were both charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of Aldridge.Aldridge, 32, was pushing a stroller on the city's South Side on Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her ...

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YTMT Logo Parallels.

Just as Nixon could never seem to escape the Watergate story, Hillary cannot seem to escape a steady stream of potentially incriminating revelations stemming from her emails.

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UT Health Logo Community Health: How Healthy Are We

If Northeast Texas were split off into the 51st state, it would come close to being the least healthy state in the union. So says UT Health Northeast community health expert Dr. Paul McGaha in this post to HealthConnection.TV.
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