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E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools: survey

E-cigarette usage nearly doubles in U.S. high-schools: surveyThe percentage of high school seniors who used e-cigarettes in the last 30 days nearly doubled to 20.9 percent from last year, results of a survey released by the National Institute on Drug Abuse showed on Monday. The increase in vaping by 10th and 12th graders was the largest year-over-year jump for any substance ever measured by the survey, which started 44 years ago.



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Evacuations remain for Malibu, two found dead as Woolsey Fire doubles in size in Southern California

Evacuations remain for Malibu, two found dead as Woolsey Fire doubles in size in Southern CaliforniaTwo people were found dead, and more than 200,000 residents remain under mandatory evacuation as the Woolsey Fire rages in Southern California.



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Dementia risk doubles right after a stroke

Dementia risk doubles right after a strokeWhile stroke has long been linked to a heightened risk of dementia, particularly in older adults, the exact magnitude of the increased risk hasn’t been consistent across previous studies investigating this connection. People who had a recent stroke were 2.2 times more likely to develop dementia than people who never had a stroke, the analysis found. “These findings stress the importance of protecting the blood supply to the brain in order to protect against dementia,” said senior study author Dr. David Llewellyn of the University of Exeter Medical School in the UK.



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Trump doubles down on security clearances; former officials slam move

Trump doubles down on security clearances; former officials slam moveThe bipartisan group, which included Robert Gates, George Tenet, David Petraeus, James Clapper and Leon Panetta, lashed out at the president in a scathing letter released late on Thursday. Brennan, a former official in the Obama administration and sharp critic of Trump, has said he will not be deterred by the removal of his security clearance. Brennan described Trump’s actions at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last month as treasonous.



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Holy Fire doubles in size

Holy Fire doubles in sizeAs flames move toward homes, 20,000 residents are ordered to evacuate.



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Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summit

Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summitItaly doubled down Friday on its new tough stance against migrants, insisting it could not take “one more” refugee and warned the migration crisis could put the bloc’s survival at stake. Just two days before a mini summit on the issue in Brussels, Italy’s three-week-old populist government dug its heels in on campaign promises to stop the influx of migrants, threatening to seize rescue ships or barring them from its ports. “We cannot take in one more person,” hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told the German weekly Der Spiegel.



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Waffle House Doubles Down On Chikesia Clemons Arrest As Activists Call For Boycott

Waffle House Doubles Down On Chikesia Clemons Arrest As Activists Call For BoycottActivists protested at Waffle House's Atlanta headquarters on Monday,



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Joy Reid Doubles Down: Homophobic Posts ‘Hacked,' ‘Fraudulent’

Joy Reid Doubles Down: Homophobic Posts ‘Hacked,' ‘Fraudulent’MSNBC's Joy Reid is standing by her claim that her now-defunct blog was the



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President Trump doubles down on former illegal immigration comments

President Trump doubles down on former illegal immigration commentsDuring a White House tax reform event, Trump claimed that, “women are raped at levels that nobody’s ever seen before,” while a caravan of immigrants heads toward the U.S.



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Trump Doubles Down On Criticism of Kim Jong Un During Alabama Rally

Trump Doubles Down On Criticism of Kim Jong Un During Alabama RallyPresident Donald Trump went after Kim Jong Un during a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in Alabama on Friday night, the latest barb in the ongoing exchange of threats and insults between the two leaders.



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