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BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.Dr. Sonal Saraiya and her colleagues in Michigan fou ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that a data breach that lasted for months at its stores in the U.S. and Canada affected 56 million debit and credit cards, far more than a pre-Christmas 2013 attack on Target customers.The size of the the ...more

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SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper appeared to intensify late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents.The Barrett Township Fire Department opene ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused doze ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Groups that help refugees around the country are expressing relief after the federal government released $71.5 million in refugee service funds that were withheld in June to deal with the thousands of unaccompanied minors who crossed the b ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A jury Thursday began hearing the only case to go to trial over the February 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo that killed 50 people.Opening statements framed some tough questions jurors will consider to determine ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Bar ...more

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By Marti Maguire RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - Being the rare kind of plant that eats living things, the Venus flytrap tends to be thought of as an aggressor, its spiked leaves trapping insects with a murderous snap before devouring them. ...more

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BELL, Fla. (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that a shooting in north Florida could involve multiple fatalities.The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office has confirmed to The Associated Press that it is investigating a shooting in the town of Bell ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence ref ...more