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More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC

News Picture: Why Some Are Still Skeptical of Tanning Bed Risks

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The number of U.S. teens who use indoor tanning has dropped by half in recent years, a new government study reveals. Only about 7 percent of high school students said they used indoor tanning in 2015, down from almost …

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Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

Russian parliament backs changes allowing Putin to run again for president

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through Russia’s lower house of parliament on Wednesday, opening the way for him to potentially stay in power until 2036. Screens display the vote results during a session of Russia’s lower house of parliament, …

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Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

(Reuters) – The Trump administration has backed off plans to quarantine patients from the Diamond Princess cruise ship stricken with coronavirus at a federal facility in Alabama, the state’s governor and a U.S. senator said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) speaks to reporters after a vote attempting …

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Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support

Russia Backs Trump’s Re-election, and He Fears Democrats Will Exploit Its Support

WASHINGTON — Intelligence officials warned House lawmakers last week that Russia was interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Trump re-elected, five people familiar with the matter said, in a disclosure that angered Mr. Trump, who complained that Democrats would use it against him. The day after …

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Sen. Roy Blunt backs Richard Grenell for acting intelligence chief

Sen. Roy Blunt backs Richard Grenell for acting intelligence chief

Blunt appeared to deflect criticism that Grenell has never served in a U.S. intelligence agency by arguing that Joseph Maguire — the current acting director of national intelligence — took the job with similar levels of expertise. Maguire was confirmed as director of the National Counterterrorism Center in December 2018 …

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Chris Jordan backs England batsmen to come good in second T20 at Durban | Sport

Chris Jordan could be forgiven for thinking he must prove himself in the next few days against South Africa to secure his place at the T20 World Cup but the England seamer has an alternative perspective. Jordan has missed only one of England’s 28 sprint-format matches since the last T20 …

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Google and Facebook turn their backs on undersea cable to China

Google and Facebook turn their backs on undersea cable to China

Google and Facebook seem to have resigned themselves to losing part of the longest and highest profile internet cable they have invested in to date. In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission last week, the two companies requested permission to activate the Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) between the …

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