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Owning A Dog Lowers Your Risk Of Dying?

Need a reason to add a dog to your life? How about living longer? “Our analysis found having a dog is actually protective against dying of any cause,” said Mount Sinai endocrinologist Dr. Caroline Kramer, lead author of a new systematic review of nearly 70 years of global research published Tuesday in “Circulation,” a journal of the American Heart Association. ...

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Giant Black Hole In The Center Of Our Galaxy ‘Recently’ Exploded

The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way exploded 3.5 million years ago, according to astronomers. This is considered to be “astonishingly recent” in galactic terms and is changing what scientists thought they knew about our galaxy. “This is a dramatic event that happened a few million years ago in the Milky Way’s history,” said Lisa Kewley, ...

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Why ‘Fortnite’ Is Facing Lawsuits

The maker of Fortnite may face a class-action lawsuit in Canada after two parents of teenage sons alleged last week the company purposely designed the multiplayer video game to be as addictive as cocaine, according to reports. The Montreal-based law firm, Calex Légal, filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court Thursday on behalf of two parents who approached the firm separately about ...

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LGBTQ Employment Rights Goes To The Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a long-awaited set of cases testing whether the federal law that bars sex discrimination in employment applies to LGBTQ employees. Specifically, the question is whether employers are free to fire employees because they are gay or transgender. Justice Neil Gorsuch said the text of Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, ...

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Trump Impeachment #2 – Will Democrats Succeed?

From the second it was announced that Donald Trump had secured enough Electoral College votes to win the presidency, Democrats vowed they would do whatever they could to remove him from office. Once Trump was sworn into office and began to undo many of the harmful things that Barack Hussein Obama had instituted, Democrats vowed to work even harder to ...

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Maine Is Considering Physical Fitness Standards for Some School Employees

The state of Maine is considering new physical fitness requirements for school bus drivers. Officials are considering the new standards along with other new safety requirements, including seat belts on all large school buses and clearer standards for annual driver physicals. The push for new standards is inspired by a December 2017 crash in Oakland, Iowa, that killed a 74-year-old ...

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Is The Fed’s Worst Nightmare Around The Corner?

The Federal Reserve faces pressure to cut interest rates from investors and President Donald Trump. But the recent, albeit brief, spike in oil prices following an attack on oil fields in Saudi Arabia earlier this month raises a problem with that rate-cutting strategy: Inflation. The threat of stagflation — a toxic combination of a slowing economy combined with rising prices ...

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Why European Millennials Are Not Like Their American Counterparts

In public perception, age is often related to political views. “Not to be a republican at 20 is proof of want of heart; to be one at 30 is proof of want of head,” the 19th-century French monarchist François Guizot is supposed to have said. King Louis Philippe’s prime minister was swept from power by the 1848 revolution, presumably by ...

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This Year’s Flu Is Even Hospitalizing Celebrities

Reality star Kylie Jenner has been admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles. TMZ reports Jenner, 22, has been battling a serious illness for several days. A source told the site that she’s been dealing with severe, flu-like symptoms, including nausea and dizziness. According to the site, Jenner was scheduled to present with sisters Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner at ...

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