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  1. Appeals court hears argument that Mueller probe is invalidRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | News Times

    Attorney Paul Kamenar as he leaves federal court in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Judges on a federal appeals court heard arguments from Kamenar and are weighing whether to invalidate the Russia investigation over arguments made a former aide to longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone that the special counsel's appointment was unconstitutional.

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  2. Marijuana addiction: When use becomes abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MSN Healthy Living

    As marijuana legalization builds momentum across the United States - with Michigan becoming the latest state to allow recreational use by adults - researchers are warning that more studies are needed on the long-term effects of chronic pot smoking on the human brain. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, but little is known about its effect on health or how addictive it is.

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  3. 2018 NHP Foundation Symposium & Fundraiser Exceeds Fundraising and Attendance GoalsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The NHP Foundation , a national leader in providing quality affordable housing to America's working poor, seniors and families, today announced that its 2nd Symposium fundraising event, "Housing & Health: The Backbone of Strong Communities" held October 16th at Union Station in Washington, D.C. exceeded fundraising and attendance goals. The event, which combines education and celebration, featured a range of participants and honorees including former HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros.

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  4. States are experimenting with voting systems - some work better than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    As it was in the 2000 presidential election, Florida is once again embroiled in recounts for both its gubernatorial and Senate races, accompanied by allegations of lost and stolen ballots and lawsuits. Meanwhile Maine's secretary of state is overseeing a complex instant runoff process to decide one of that state's congressional seats.

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  5. J.G. Wentworth Home Lending Takes Top-Rated Lender AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    LendingTree announced J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC as its Top Rated in Customer Satisfaction winner in the mortgage category for the third quarter of 2018. LendingTree provides an online marketplace where more than 500 lenders compete for consumers' business.

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  6. Chronic cannabis use could have serious effects on the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - As marijuana legalization builds momentum across the United States - with Michigan becoming the latest state to allow recreational use by adults - researchers are warning that more studies are needed on the long-term effects of chronic pot smoking on the human brain, NBC News reports. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, but little is known about its effect on health or how addictive it is.

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  7. Federal Court Overturns CMS Overpayment RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    A recent ruling by a federal district court could have a significant impact on how certain health insurers, specifically those providing coverage pursuant to Medicare Parts C and D , treat overpayments by Medicare. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service's 60-day overpayment rule .

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  8. FLSA 80/20 Rule Redefined For Employers Taking The Federal Tip CreditRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division reissued an Opinion Letter from 2009 that addresses whether and when employers may take a tip credit for employees who work dual jobs . The general rule requires that an employer may only apply the tip credit to an employee's time spent working a tipped job.

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  9. Danske Bank Adr Investor Alert: Usma Announces Proposed Securities...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    U.S. Market Advisors Law Group PLLC is preparing for the filing of a securities fraud class action against Danske Bank A/S on behalf of investors that traded Danske Bank American Depositary Receipts between February 4, 2014 and November 9, 2018. The proposed class action complaint alleges Danske Bank violated federal securities laws in connection with an ongoing $230 billion money laundering investigation.

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  10. Critical Contrast: IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    Independence and National Western Life Group are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations. 18.2% of Independence shares are owned by institutional investors.

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  11. Critical Review: Diversicare Healthcare ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Diversicare Healthcare Services and Genesis Healthcare are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership. This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Diversicare Healthcare Services and Genesis Healthcare, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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  12. Hollywood Media (HOLL) and Ulta Beauty (ULTA) Head-To-Head ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    Hollywood Media and Ulta Beauty are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations. This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Hollywood Media and Ulta Beauty, as provided by MarketBeat.

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  13. Democrats' success a sign of good health for democracy - Medicine Hat NewsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    The Democrats' return to control over the House of Representatives is much more than a victory for one party. It is a sign of health for American democracy.

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  14. FY2018 Earnings Forecast for James River Group Holdings Ltd Issued By SunTrust BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    James River Group Holdings Ltd - Analysts at SunTrust Banks raised their FY2018 earnings estimates for James River Group in a report released on Thursday, November 8th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Hughes now anticipates that the insurance provider will earn $2.42 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $2.30.

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  15. McKinley calls meeting to discuss Spain negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    Editor's note: This is part of a weekly series marking the 120th anniversary of Niles native William McKinley's U.S. presidency. On Saturday, Nov. 12, 1898, President William McKinley called a special Cabinet meeting.

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  16. Hands-only CPR training kiosks can increase bystander intervention, improve survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Prompt action from a bystander can impact the likelihood a person survives cardiac arrest that occurs outside of a hospital. One common and proven intervention that anyone can learn is Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation .

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  17. Will A New Congress Go After Pirates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Radio Ink

    State Broadcasting Associations hope so and New Jersey Broadcasters Association President Paul Rotella has written a letter on behalf of all associations urging the new Congress to keep the pressure on. In the letter to Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and minority leader Dick Schumer, Rotella is asking the Congress to restore the integrity of The FCC's licensing system by passing PIRATE Act, without changes, swiftly.

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  18. The Florida Recount Of 2000: A Nightmare That Goes On HauntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Want to feel old? Consider the fact that babies who were crying in cribs while their parents agonized over Florida's protracted presidential recount in 2000 are now of voting age. Eighteen years is a long time.

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  19. KFOR Holiday Haul 2018 Contest RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    These contest-specific rules should be read in conjunction with Alpha Media's General Contest Rules, which are applicable to all contests conducted by Alpha Media Holdings LLC and/or its subsidiaries . Sponsor : KFOR 3800 Cornhusker Highway Lincoln NE 68504 and Jet Splash Car Wash 2730 Dan Ave, Lincoln, NE 68504 .

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  20. Democratic attorney general candidates won with campaigns centering on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Washington Times

    While Democratic attorney general candidates who campaigned on defending Obamacare were generally successful, others who vowed to be the vanguard of legal opposition to the Trump agenda didn't fare as well, either eking out slim victories or losing altogether. Overall, the night was good for Democrats, who emerged with what's likely to be 26 state attorneys general, compared to Republicans' 23 and one independent - a net loss of four for the GOP.

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