Norovirus sickens 56 at 4 Seattle-area restaurants

An outbreak of norovirus that affected 56 people was investigated this week at four area restaurants by Public Health – Seattle & King County. There were no hospitalizations or deaths. The contagious virus is spread by an infected person, contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces. It can lead to stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea and vomiting. At ...

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Why Evangelicals Love Israel

STRANGE BEDFELLOWS Why Evangelicals Love Israel The order of end-time events can vary, but in general they share the view that the Messiah’s return will follow the restoration of Israel as a kind of Jewish theocracy. Candida Moss 05.19.18 9:55 PM ET Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Ever since it was announced, the opening of the U.S. Embassy ...

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RPT-Hollywood's China dreams get tangled in trade talks

(Repeats story that ran earlier Sunday, adding graphic) By Pei Li and Michael Martina BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – Hollywood’s push for greater access to China’s booming film market – delayed since last year – has become tangled in broader trade talks between Washington and Beijing, a potentially thorny position amid whipsawing trade relations. Negotiations to raise a Chinese quota ...

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FDA approves preventive migraine treatment

Migraine sufferers across the United States have their eyes on a newly approved drug that’s offering hope for reducing the frequency of monthly migraine attacks. On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Aimovig for the preventive treatment of migraines in adults with episodic or chronic migraines. Episodic migraine is when symptoms occur zero to 14 days each month; ...

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UPDATE 4-China agrees to import more from US, no sign of $200 bln figure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier. Beijing and Washington agreed they would keep talking about measures under which China would import more energy and agricultural commodities from the United ...

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Why Meghan Markle's new title is so special

Early Saturday morning, Kensington Palace announced that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s official titles will be the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Markle will be the first ever to hold her title, while Harry will be the second, taking over from the former and very progressive first Duke of Sussex. The first Duke of Sussex, Prince Augustus Frederick (1773–1843), was not ...

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African-American girls see a role model in Duchess Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are a 21st century couple — it’s their time. They know they have the opportunity to change perceptions about race and identity in Great Britain, the United States and around the world.  Michelle Miller shows how this couple breaks the barrier of who can be a royal.  “Ladies, may we lift up our ...

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Trump Jr. met with Mueller witness during campaign

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump’s eldest son said Saturday. Erik Prince, an informal adviser to the Trump campaign and former head ...

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