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DoD identifies USA service member killed by blast outside Mosul

DoD identifies USA service member killed by blast outside Mosul

A US-led global coalition is providing air and ground support for the offensive in Mosul which fell to hardline Sunni Muslim fighters in June 2014. However, in Mosul , 26 civilians have been killed in three separate strikes in early March.


Trenton standoff into 2nd day after shooting leaves 1 dead

Trenton standoff into 2nd day after shooting leaves 1 dead

Police said Reese started shooting Wednesday morning when the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve a warrant. Fox 29 Philly and CBS Philly reported that one person was shot and killed near Centre Street, but it is unclear who the victim is.



Banks hit with new levy, potentially costing billions

They were never going to be passed by the Senate but their existence made the Budget bottom line look better than it actually was. It's expected to raise $1.2 billion over four years for the Skilling Australians Fund. Bank executives will also face tougher penalities for misconduct under a tough new new Banking Executive Accountability Regime, which will require all executives to be registered with the regulator.


Doctor seeks to ease vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak

Doctor seeks to ease vaccine fears amid Minnesota measles outbreak

The meeting was originally scheduled to be held at the Brian Coyle Center, a community center that leases space to groups that serve the local Somali community, including the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota. The bulk of the cases are reported in Somali Americans who were unvaccinated (90 percent). Kris Ehresmann, infectious disease division director at the Minnesota Health Department, expects the measles outbreak could continue until mid-June.


Heroin Epidemic Is Driving A Spike In Hepatitis C Cases, CDC Says

Heroin Epidemic Is Driving A Spike In Hepatitis C Cases, CDC Says

There were 34,000 new infections in 2015, the agency estimated. Patrick co-authored a study with the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) that was released today in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly epidemiological digest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).


20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

Al Franken blasted Sessions' involvement, saying it violated his pledge to recuse himself . Sessions did not explain how recommending the dismissal of the person overseeing an investigation into the Trump campaign was consistent with his recusal from any matter involving the Trump campaign.