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Michael Jordan, Charlotte Hornets owner, opens clinic in North Carolina to serve people with little or no health insurance

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Michael Jordan opens clinic to help families Michael Jordan opened a clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday to serve people who are uninsured and underinsured. The NBA legend and Charlotte Hornets owner cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic. Two years ago,...
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Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney: Surveillance video shows toddler and man moments before her disappearance

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There is a critical new clue in the disappearance of a 3-year-old girl from Alabama. Kamille McKinney has been missing for nearly a week and police hope a video helps them lead them to her. McKinney disappeared last Saturday during a birthday party. Police believe the last image of McKinney...
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Opioid epidemic cost U.S. more than $600 billion over 4 years

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The opioid epidemic, which has taken hundreds of thousands of lives in the U.S., has also taken a massive toll on the economy, according to a new report released ahead of a landmark trial against drugmakers set to begin Monday. The total economic cost of the crisis, declared a federal...
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Over four in 10 Americans say affording basic medical care is a hardship

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Most Americans think the nation’s health care system needs fundamental changes or to be completely rebuilt, and costs are what concern them most. In a new CBS News poll, Jennifer De Pinto and Fred Backus of the Election & Survey Unit say more than four in 10 are dissatisfied with their health care costs and say affording...
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Bank lending slowed in third quarter, heightening recession fears

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The nation’s four largest banks reported their quarterly earnings this week, which were generally better than expected. But lending by the big banks was down, providing another sign that economic activity in the U.S. is slowing. The drop in lending comes as the Federal Reserve has been lowering interest rates...
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Pete Buttigieg 2020: Buttigieg cuts ties with donor who tried to block release of Laquan McDonald shooting video

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Pete Buttigieg’s campaign said in a statement Friday that it was returning contributions from Steve Patton, the former Chicago city attorney who tried to block the release of video showing the shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager whose death at the hands of police stirred months of protest and...
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Trump claims Kurds are “very happy about the way things are going,” a day after Turkey ceasefire announcement

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President Trump insisted Friday that Kurdish allies who were being forced from northern Syria to avoid slaughter are “very happy about the way things are going,” describing the already breached ceasefire brokered with Turkey like a business deal. Mr. Trump made the comments at the White House a day after...
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Jeffrey Epstein news: Friend and Paris model agent Jean-Luc Brunel accused of rape as another woman files criminal complaint today

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Paris — French investigators are looking into possible links between the allegations of sex crimes by Jeffrey Epstein and his former associate and friend, Jean-Luc Brunel, a model agent. The Paris prosecutor opened the case in September, a few weeks after Epstein’s suicide, and police searched Epstein’s luxury apartment in Paris last...
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Shaq donates wheelchair-accessible house to family of Atlanta boy Isaiah Payton paralyzed in shooting

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A 12-year-old Atlanta boy who was shot in August has been recovering in the hospital ever since. But when he’s released, he will have a new house to come home to – thanks to Shaquille O’Neal. Isaiah Payton was struck by a bullet during a high school football game at...
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Johnson & Johnson recalling 33,000 bottles of baby powder after U.S. regulators found asbestos

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Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder as a precaution after federal regulators found trace amounts of asbestos in a single bottle purchased online. The New Brunswick, New Jersey-based consumer goods giant said the recall is limited to one lot of Johnson’s Baby Powder produced and...
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Possible Tropical Storm Nestor: Warnings in effect for Gulf Coast as forecasters warn of heavy rain and wind

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A weather disturbance moving toward the Southern United States with heavy rain and wind is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it nears the Gulf Coast, forecasters said. The disturbance, which would be named Nestor, should bring a wet weekend across much of the drought-parched Southeast, where some...
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Mulvaney links Ukraine money delay to DOJ investigation in apparent quid pro quo, then revises statement – Trump impeachment inquiry live updates

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Mulvaney says delay in Ukraine aid linked to DOJ investigation Key facts and latest news The deposition of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper, who was asked to appear before lawmakers Friday, has been postponed until next Thursday. At the White House Thursday, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney...
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Louisiana could become the first state without an abortion access as soon as next year

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Louisiana could become the first state not to have legal abortion access since the procedure was legalized in 1973. Depending on the outcome of an upcoming Supreme Court case next spring, the state could see abortion access eliminated, even though Roe v. Wade — the case that legalized the procedure...
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Jim Mattis fires back at President Trump for “overrated” barb

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Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who has largely shied away from the spotlight since leaving office last December, took aim at President Trump in a speech at the 74th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York Thursday night. Guests at the dinner usually lampoon politicians, but the...

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