Sen. Ron Johnson unsure if he will support motion to proceed now

(CNN)Sen. Ron Johnson — who opposed the first version of the GOP health care bill — told reporters last week that he would at the very least vote “yes” on whether to debate the GOP’s newest version of the bill on the floor. “Last week I was strongly urging colleagues to vote motion to proceed,” Johnson told reporters on Capitol Hill Monday evening. “I’m not doing that right now.”

July 18, 2017
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Lindsey Graham: John McCain is like his old self again after surgery

(CNN)Sen. Lindsey Graham said his closest friend in the Senate, Sen. John McCain, is like his old self again after surgery Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye. “He sounded like a different person. He clearly was a hurting guy,” Graham said. “I think they relieved the pressure and he sounded like the old John McCain, dying to get back and talking about driving across the country….

July 18, 2017
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Children ‘exercise less as they get older’ – BBC News

More than 1,000 children aged five to 11 were questioned, with their parents acknowledging that being active made their children feel happier (79%), more confident (72%), and more sociable (74%). But the survey also found that children’s overall happiness declined with age, with 64% of five-and six-year-olds saying they always felt happy, compared with just 48% of 11-year-olds.

July 17, 2017
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All the Doctors, from William Hartnell to Jodie Whittaker – BBC News

William Hartnell was the first actor to play the Doctor, appearing in the BBC show from 1963 to 1966. Hartnell, who died in 1975, had previously appeared in TV’s The Army Game and Carry On Sergeant, the first Carry On film, in 1958. Memorably scruffy and eccentric, Troughton spent three years travelling time and space before stepping down in 1969. Pertwee’s time with the show also saw the first of…

July 17, 2017
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McConnell delays health care vote while McCain recovers from surgery

(CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday that the Senate will delay consideration of the Republican health care bill while Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery for a blood clot. McCain is in Arizona after having a blood clot removed from above his left eye. His office said the clot was discovered during an annual physical and removed Friday at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix.

July 16, 2017
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Kid Rock, The Rock and our rocky future

(CNN)It looks like these days everyone with a Wikipedia entry or a star on the Walk of Fame is thinking of running for public office. Another Rock — former professional wrestler turned action star-hero “The Rock,” Dwayne Johnson — might be the person challenging President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020, assuming the President makes it that far. A campaign committee formally filed the papers to draft him for president….

July 16, 2017
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MeWe builds a bridge between government and business

Manik Suri, a former D.E. Shaw hedge fund wunderkind, for years has been wrestling with how best to help government put compliance policy into practice. A recent affiliate at Harvards Berkman Center for Internet & Society and former director on the board of Entrepreneurship for America,Suris public service included a stint on theWhite House National Economic Council. While there, he saw how difficult it was for government agencies to ensure…

July 15, 2017
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Collectors Rejoice! Topps Just Released A Limited-Edition Hall Of Famers Pack That Includes Each Legends Stance On Abortion

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July 15, 2017
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How an agoraphobic travels the world – BBC News

Image copyright Google Image caption Children playing near the Atacama Desert in Chile Jacqui, who was diagnosed with agoraphobia in 2009, chooses remote, eerie places to capture and says she likes anywhere with an “other-worldly feel”. Image copyright Google Image caption A remote bus stop in Belgorod Oblast in Russia Jacqui was 23 and living in Australia when she had her first panic attack during a busy day at work….

July 14, 2017
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How to choose the perfect care home – BBC News

And even if you are, you may find yourself paying a top-up fee to get the care home of your choice if it costs more than your council is willing to pay. You obviously have more choice if you have to pay for yourself. But the price can be much higher – the average cost of a care home for a self-funder is 618 a week, compared with 486 paid…

July 14, 2017
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Mom of murdered toddler sentenced to probation

(CNN)The mother of murdered 2-year-old Bella Bond will not serve any additional jail time, despite helping dispose of her daughter’s body and continuing to take government benefits after her death. “The sentencing today just completes the circle of injustice,” McCarthy’s attorney Jonathan Shapiro told CNN in a telephone interview Wednesday. “She got away with murder by making a deal with the prosecution to testify against Mr. McCarthy in return for…

July 13, 2017
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When a woman took sick days for mental health, her email sparked a larger discussion

(CNN)Madalyn Parker sent an email to her team at work saying she’d be out of office for a few days to focus on her mental health. Parker, 26, lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She’s a software developer or “empathy engineer” — a title she chose for herself — for Olark, a Michigan-based live-chat platform that helps businesses talk to customers. It has a staff of about 40. She told CNN…

July 13, 2017
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We need to hear FBI nominee’s view on hate crime epidemic

(CNN)With hate crimes increasing in the past year throughout the country, too many Americans are fearful they will become the next target of violence simply based on their race, religion, gender, disability, national origin, gender identity or sexual orientation. Hateful rhetoric and the violence inspired by such rhetoric makes us less safe. Those that carry out hate crimes seek to tear communities apart. This occurred recently in the city of…

July 12, 2017
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Downbeat Republicans no closer to health care deal, but ready to vote next week

Washington (CNN)Republican senators were no closer to a health care deal on Tuesday after the surprise decision to delay the Senate’s summer recess and as a bombshell revelation about Donald Trump Jr. hung over Capitol Hill. Instead, members arrived at a weekly lunch meeting to a chaotic scene where swarms of reporters peppered senators with questions about the news that President Donald Trump’s eldest son had agreed to meet with…

July 12, 2017
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FBI: SWAT team arrests soldier on terrorism charges in Hawaii

Washington (CNN)An FBI spokesman on Monday confirmed that a SWAT team arrested a soldier in Hawaii over the weekend and charged him with supporting ISIS. In a release, the FBI said it had worked closely with the Army in this case. The statement said the investigation by the FBI and the Army had been going on for more than a year.

July 11, 2017
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Trump largely absent in final health care sprint

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump has no plans to play a larger role in selling the Republican health care bill this week, an administration official told CNN Monday. There are no plans for Trump to travel the country to pitch the bill, the official said.

July 11, 2017
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Charlie Gard: High Court to hear new evidence in case – BBC News

GOSH describes proposed experimental therapies as “unjustified” and said the treatments being offered are not a cure. However, the hospital’s decision to go back to court came after researchers at two international healthcare facilities said they have “fresh evidence about their proposed experimental treatment”. Image copyright PA Image caption Connie Yates and Chris Gard raised more than 1.3m for experimental treatment for Charlie US President Donald Trump and the Vatican…

July 10, 2017
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Cancer diagnosis ‘more common than marriage’ – BBC News

The number of people with cancer in Scotland has risen by 18% in five years, according to Macmillan. Across the UK, Cancer Research UK says there has been a 12% rise since the 1990s, with rates among woman up by 16% and 4% for men. Macmillan said as well as trying to remove the fear of a cancer diagnosis, its Life With Cancer campaign aimed to highlight the support available…

July 10, 2017
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Here are some of the weirder and more creative ad blockers on the market

Image: Shutterstock / underverse A host of niche ad blockers are helping web surfers trade annoying ads for cats, art, and inspiration. The tools are part of a burgeoning cottage industry of blocking software birthed by a popular frustration with disruptive digital ads in recent years. But where most of their ilk simply scrub pop-ups and promos from your screen, a handful of developers have tried to set their services…

July 9, 2017
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The secrets of a hit summer song – BBC News

But after eight weeks at number one, it could just be an extended drum-roll for the real song of the summer… whose identity we’ve yet to discover. So what makes a summer smash? We’ve worked out six of the key ingredients below; while stars including Royal Blood, Dua Lipa and Clean Bandit nominated their song of the summer on this page. 1) It has to be simple Image copyright Getty…

July 9, 2017
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‘Pierced’ baby picture sparks outrage among parents

(CNN)Enedina Vance was fed up. She felt like other parents didn’t understand her message. She felt like they weren’t listening to her. Vance, a strong advocate against piercing or circumcising children, posted the edited picture to Facebook, where it had more than 13,000 shares as of Thursday afternoon.

July 8, 2017
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Portman’s Ohio office health care protests lead to 15 arrests

(CNN)As many as 15 activists protesting the Senate’s GOP health care bill were arrested Friday at Sen. Rob Portman’s Columbus, Ohio office, according to local law enforcement, following sit-ins at two state offices that spanned more than a day. The two-day protest that started Thursday intensified when activists from ADAPT, a national disability-rights organization, decided to block the doors to the ground-floor elevators on Friday in Portman’s Columbus office building,…

July 8, 2017
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Contraception failing one in four women, say experts – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Long-acting methods of contraception, like injections, are growing in popularity Every year, nine in every 100 women using the pill, six in every 100 using the injection and one in every 100 using the IUD become pregnant. Abortions are only allowed in Northern Ireland if a woman’s life is at risk or there is a permanent or serious risk to her physical or mental…

July 7, 2017
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Opioid Opana ER to be pulled by pharmaceutical company

(CNN)One month after the FDA asked it to remove an opioid from the market, pharmaceutical maker Endo has announced it will pull the drug. The FDA said the request was the first time it had asked that an opioid pain medication be pulled because of “the public health consequences of abuse.” See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. Endo sold $35.7 million…

July 7, 2017
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Rep. Steve Scalise back in intensive care unit

(CNN)Rep. Steve Scalise has been readmitted to the intensive care unit “due to new concerns for infection,” a statement from his office said. Scalise, the Republican House majority whip who represents Louisiana, was critically injured when a man shot him during the GOP baseball team’s practice for a charity game June 14.

July 6, 2017
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Mom’s sweet tooth may be linked to child’s allergies, study says

(CNN)Women who consume too many sugary foods and drinks during pregnancy may be increasing their children’s risk of developing an allergy or allergic asthma, according to a study published Thursday in the European Respiratory Journal. Researchers from Queen Mary University of London used data gathered from nearly 9,000 mother-child pairs in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children, an ongoing research project that tracks the health of families with…

July 6, 2017
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