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Louisiana's public health units, including the St. Mary unit at 1200 David Drive in Morgan City, are helping people fight back. Dr. Webby says the best advice for this flu season is "Pretend you grandmother is talking to you". Nationwide, almost 12,000 people have been hospitalized for the flu , with people aged 65 and older the most common admittance. About 130 flu cases were reported to the Jasper County Health Department from January 7-13, not including those within the city ...
  • Palace suspends deputy Ombudsman

    Palace suspends deputy Ombudsman

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    Roque said that Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea filed a case against Carandang for grave misconduct and grave dishonesty for misuse of confidential information and release of false information on the bank accounts. According to the Ombudsman Act of 1989, "a Deputy or the Special Prosecutor, may be removed from office by the President for any of the grounds provided for the removal of the Ombudsman, and after due process".
  • Thief Felled by Leg Injury Seconds After Stealing Packages Off Porch

    Thief Felled by Leg Injury Seconds After Stealing Packages Off Porch

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    Captured on the family's RING and Nest home security systems, the footage shows a vehicle pull up to the Ababnehs' home just moments after a UPS employee leaves three packages on the front porch. Washingtonian Lizeth Ababneh finally solved the mystery of what had been happening to her packages Friday after home security footage showed them being whisked away by two thieves.
  • Turkey intensifies Syria campaign against Kurdish militia

    Turkey intensifies Syria campaign against Kurdish militia

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    The military said on Sunday that 557 militiamen have been killed. On Friday, Erdogan said Turkish forces would sweep Kurdish fighters from the Syrian border and could push all the way east to the frontier with Iraq - a move which risks a possible confrontation with US forces allied to the Kurds.
  • Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times

    Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times

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    The time of the affair would indicate that Melania was pregnant with the couple's first son Barron at the time. Later that same year, Trump tweeted about how the Obamas' 2010 vacation to Spain - in which the first lady traveled with youngest daughter Sasha, leaving the president at home - cost taxpayers over $476,000.
  • House Invites Guests To Trump's State Of The 'Uniom' Address

    House Invites Guests To Trump's State Of The 'Uniom' Address

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    Issued by the Office of the Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper , the tickets are for seats in the gallery, meant for spouses and guests of Congress members. Of course, many Twitter users had fun with the error and more than a few assumed the typo was a Trump administration misstep. These errors include misspelling the names of the USA ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, and British Prime Minister Theresa May; referring to Steven Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, as the secretary of commerce; ...
  • Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach

    Man rescued after sand tunnel collapses on Florida beach

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    John's County Fire Rescue spokesman Jeremy Robshaw told the newspaper. Lucas says the man, whose name hasn't been released, appeared to be middle-aged. No one else was injured. His wife, Courtney, was taking a video at the time when the tunnel suddenly collapsed, Miami Herald reported . Goggin was then transported about 12 miles to the Flagler Hospital in St.
  • Harrisonburg solar company discusses impact of Trump's tariff

    Harrisonburg solar company discusses impact of Trump's tariff

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    As ever, it is worth examining the back story to this decision, which will mean tariffs on imported solar cells and modules jump to 30 percent over the next year before gradually falling to 15 percent at the end of a four-year period. Domestic solar installers, which employ many more people than the relatively small US solar manufacturing sector, largely opposed the tariffs. Meeting that target just got a lot more hard.
  • In surprise reversal, EPA maintains restriction on Alaska mine project

    In surprise reversal, EPA maintains restriction on Alaska mine project

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  • Trump to Release Immigration 'Framework' Monday That Includes DACA Fix

    Trump to Release Immigration 'Framework' Monday That Includes DACA Fix

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    This substantive and strategic victory - combined with McConnell's public promise to bring an immigration bill to the Senate floor - meant that Democrats hadn't just preserved their leverage in negotiations, but enhanced it. In these midterms, Republicans can now use the government shutdown to show they are better at governing than the Democrats . In a late night tweet Tuesday, President Trump ratcheted up taunts aimed at Democrats over the short-lived government shutdown, ...
  • Sealing: AAP alleges 'unprovoked' baton-charge at its protest march

    Sealing: AAP alleges 'unprovoked' baton-charge at its protest march

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    Today, the AAP announced a march against the sealing drive from Patel Chowk Metro Station to Parliament House. "Minimal force was used to restrain them". Commercial premises have been sealed for failing to deposit conversion charges according to provisions in Master Plan 2021. These MLAs were appointed parliamentary secretaries soon after AAP won a historic landslide in Delhi.