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Republican release 110-page ‘prebuttal’ ahead of vote on Trump impeachment inquiry

Republican release 110-page ‘prebuttal’ ahead of vote on Trump impeachment inquiry The panel's Democratic majority has not yet released its own report on the inquiry. A vote on adopting the report is scheduled for Tuesday evening. The Democrats impeachment case is so week that the Senate should dismiss it without a trial, just as a court can dismiss an indictment where the grand jury minutes fail to support its being returned. [Full Article...]

Philippines reports first case of lung injury from e-cigarettes

Adults who do not now use tobacco products should not start using e-cigarettes. The first is always to consider a reaction to e-cigarettes in someone presenting with an atypical respiratory illness. We know they contain significantly fewer of the harmful chemicals, which can cause diseases related to smoking, but we still don't know the long term impact on the heart and circulation , or other a... [Full Article...]

Vitamin E acetate may be to blame for vaping illnesses, CDC says

Vitamin E acetate may be to blame for vaping illnesses, CDC says Our long national vaping injury nightmare might be turning a corner. Doctors still don't know how to treat the illness that has been dubbed "EVAL" (short for 'e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury) beyond supportive therapy like putting patients on respirators and, perhaps, steroid treatment. [Full Article...]

Incumbent Matt Bevin officially requests recanvass of governor's race

Incumbent Matt Bevin officially requests recanvass of governor's race Bevin called it a " close , close race" and said he wasn't conceding "by any stretch". A number of elections for state governors took place on Tuesday this week, including the states of Kentucky, Virginia and Mississippi. US Democrats have made gains in key state elections, in what is seen as a blow to President Donald Trump . Kentucky is home to just one abortion clinic, Louisville-based... [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks Trump order barring immigrants without health insurance

Federal judge blocks Trump order barring immigrants without health insurance US President Donald Trump holds up a chart about US immigration "catch and release" policies at the US southern border during a formal signing ceremony for a trade agreement at the White House in Washington , Oct. However, it would apply to parents and spouses of US citizens, the White House said. "[This is] a matter where Congress expressly gave the president authority", White House pres... [Full Article...]

Probe uncovers high-level unease over Trump, Giuliani moves

Probe uncovers high-level unease over Trump, Giuliani moves Pence has not been subpoenaed but has been warned that refusal to cooperate could be interpreted as evidence of obstruction. He is expected to discuss concerns held by career State Department officials about the treatment of the USA ambassador to Ukraine , Marie Yovanovitch , and others who worked on the Ukraine portfolio, according to a person familiar with his testimony. [Full Article...]

CDC: Vaping Illness Cases Top 1,000

CDC: Vaping Illness Cases Top 1,000 Washington governor Jay Inslee last week urged state agencies to ban flavored and cannabis-derived vaping products and said more stringent rules could follow. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration needs to do its job and take action". The CDC can't yet isolate any specific vaping product or brand. Judy McMeekin, PharmD, the FDA's deputy associate commissioner for regulatory affairs, empha... [Full Article...]

Trump campaign, RNC raise record Dollars 125 million in 3rd quarter

Trump campaign, RNC raise record Dollars 125 million in 3rd quarter Sanders spokesman Mike Casca also told CNN on Tuesday that about 130,000 people had signed up to make monthly recurring contributions and that 99.9% of its total donor base had not yet given the individual maximum of $2,800 per election - further signs that Sanders is well-positioned to keep up his current fundraising pace. [Full Article...]

Suspected vaping-related illness on the rise in MI

Suspected vaping-related illness on the rise in MI A woman in her 30s was admitted to a King County hospital in mid-September with shortness of breath and difficulty breathing, according to a statement Friday from Public Health - Seattle & King County. "They need to sit down and have a real conversation with the child and give the child an opportunity to say if they're having trouble trying to quit". [Full Article...]