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Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?

Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?Years ago, the government advised against using wooden cutting boards, saying they were more difficult to keep hygienically clean than plastic cutting boards. Recent research, however, shows that…



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Georgia Lawmakers Pass Bill Punishing Delta For Cutting Ties With NRA

Georgia Lawmakers Pass Bill Punishing Delta For Cutting Ties With NRAGeorgia lawmakers passed a bill on Thursday effectively punishing Delta Air Lines for its decision to cut ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. The state’s House and Senate passed a major a tax bill, which Republican lawmakers had amended to remove a sales tax exemption on jet fuel, The Associated Press reported. Delta, which is based in Atlanta, would have been the primary airline to benefit from the exemption.



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Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show

Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show"Mr. Cruz was on Snapchat cutting both of his arms"



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Florida Shooting: Suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz was 'investigated for cutting himself'

Florida Shooting: Suspected gunman Nikolas Cruz was 'investigated for cutting himself'The man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school had reportedly been investigated for self-harm and saying he wanted to buy a gun. Suspected shooter Nikolas Cruz spurred investigations by law enforcement and welfare officials after cutting his arms and professing a desire to purchase firearms on social media, according to records obtained by the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The FBI has acknowledged that it failed to investigate a tip last month that Mr Cruz owned guns and had the “desire to kill”, leading Florida governor Rick Scott to demand the resignation of FBI director Christopher Wray.



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New Signs Michael Flynn May Be Cutting Deal with Special Counsel Robert Mueller

New Signs Michael Flynn May Be Cutting Deal with Special Counsel Robert MuellerFlynn's lawyers have severed talks with President Trump's legal team over the Russia investigation.



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House OKs bill slightly cutting former presidents' pensions

House OKs bill slightly cutting former presidents' pensionsWASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidents get lucrative book deals and high-paid speaking gigs. So there's no need for taxpayers to support them to the degree that the federal government has done in the past.



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GOP senators mull cutting tax break for wealthy

GOP senators mull cutting tax break for wealthyRepublican senators seeking to retool their troubled health care bill are considering dropping a tax break on investments for higher-income families in order to expand access to subsidies for health care coverage. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., told the Washington Examiner that Republican leadership will explore his idea of cutting the 3.8 percent tax break on investment income for families making more than $ 250,000 per year. The extra money could be used to expand access to subsidies for the health insurance exchanges to spouses of people who receive health insurance through their job but are ineligible for coverage.



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Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers warned of renewed violence Monday if Israel acquiesces to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' wishes and reduces its electricity supply to the isolated territory.



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Saudi, Egypt lead Arab states cutting Qatar ties, Iran blames Trump

Saudi, Egypt lead Arab states cutting Qatar ties, Iran blames TrumpBy Noah Browning DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. Iran — long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a behind-the-scenes target of the move — immediately blamed U.S. President Donald Trump for setting the stage during his recent trip to Riyadh. Gulf Arab states and Egypt have already long resented Qatar’s support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a dangerous political enemy.



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Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricityBy Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) – With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade. Abbas’s Western-backed Palestinian Authority (PA) on Thursday told Israel it would no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, a move that could lead to a complete power shutdown in the territory, whose 2 million people already endure blackouts for much of the day.



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