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Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry experts

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as 'superbugs' continue to worry expertsA strain of Salmonella found in beef and soft cheeses in the United States and Mexico has been found resistant to antibiotics, according to the CDC.



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Trump impeachment 'wishful strain of thinking' by Democrats, Steve Kornacki says

Trump impeachment 'wishful strain of thinking' by Democrats, Steve Kornacki saysDemocrats who think impeachment is a political winner are overinterpreting the lessons of the Clinton impeachment in the late '90s, said a journalist who wrote a book on the era.



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Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilities

Asylum ban may further strain immigrant detention facilitiesA new policy to deny asylum to anyone who shows up on the Mexican border after traveling through another country threatens to exacerbate overcrowding at severely strained U.S. immigration detention centers and makeshift holding areas. Photos and video of Vice President Mike Pence’s visit Friday to McAllen, Texas, showing men crammed behind chain-link fences offered the latest glimpse into squalid conditions at Customs and Border Protection facilities. The Border Patrol housed 900 people in an area with capacity for 125 in El Paso, Texas, according to a Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog report on an unannounced visit in May. Inspectors saw detainees standing on toilets to gain breathing space.



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Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribes

Shutdown puts strain on hundreds of Native American tribesFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Fallout from the federal government shutdown is hurting Native Americans as dwindling funds hamper access to health care and other services. The pain is especially deep in tribal communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment, where one person often supports an extended family.



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Trump nepotism causes strain within White House, security risks

Trump nepotism causes strain within White House, security risksRachel Maddow looks at the strife within the White House as Donald Trump's top White House staff come into conflict with unqualified family members Trump hired.



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Tillerson meets Turkey's Erdogan for 'open' talks after weeks of strain

Tillerson meets Turkey's Erdogan for 'open' talks after weeks of strainBy Yara Bayoumy and Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) – Top U.S. diplomat Rex Tillerson and Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan had a “productive and open” talk on Thursday about improving ties strained recently over their policies on Syria, in a meeting following weeks of escalating anti-American rhetoric from Ankara. Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for two days of what officials have said would likely be uncomfortable discussions between the allies, whose relations have frayed over a number of issues, particularly U.S. support for the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, seen as terrorists by Turkey.



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Flu Vaccine About 30% Effective Against Predominate Strain: CDC

Flu Vaccine About 30% Effective Against Predominate Strain: CDCCanadian health officials said its effectiveness could be 10 percent to 20 percent there.



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Reservoirs and Dams Under Tremendous Strain

Reservoirs and Dams Under Tremendous StrainTens of thousands of homes are under threat due to the record rainfall in Texas, as the Army Corps of Engineers sends water downstream to relieve pressure on dams.



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White House meeting suggests strain between Trump, Flake

White House meeting suggests strain between Trump, FlakeA conservative Republican who is running to unseat Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake said Monday she has met with White House officials about the campaign.



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Philippines: If China builds on shoal, it would strain ties

Philippines: If China builds on shoal, it would strain tiesMANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday any move by China to transform a Manila-claimed shoal into an island would be a "game-changer" in blossoming relations, although he added that Beijing has pledged not to undertake any construction in the strategically located area of the South China Sea.



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