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Is Video Game Addiction a Mental Health Disorder? South Korea Looks in the Mirror
2019-10-22 18:36:39
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SEOUL, South Korea — His video game habit started in middle school. His bedroom door was always locked, and when his grandmother stood on the veranda and peered through his window, he was invariably engrossed in an on-screen gunfight. He... Read More

2020 Elections

Trump Trails Top Democrats in New Minnesota Poll 2020 Elections
Trump Trails Top Democrats in New Minnesota Poll
2019-10-22 15:21:13
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MINNEAPOLIS — President Donald Trump trails several leading Democratic candidates, as well as U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, at this point in the presidential campaign in Minnesota, according to a new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll. The two current front-runners for the... Read More

Foreign Affairs

Trump Pushes Back At Doral G-7 Controversy: 'It Would Have Been Best Ever' Foreign Affairs
Trump Pushes Back At Doral G-7 Controversy: 'It Would Have Been Best Ever'
2019-10-22 15:14:09
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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back at the widespread criticism of his now abandoned plan to host the upcoming G-7 summit at his Doral resort in South Florida. "You people, with this phony Emoluments Clause," the president... Read More

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Facebook Identifies Iranian, Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns 2020 Elections
Facebook Identifies Iranian, Russian Foreign Influence Campaigns
2019-10-22 15:11:10
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NEW YORK — Facebook Inc. discovered four separate misinformation networks — three tied to Iran and one to Russia — that the social network said it shut down as part of an ongoing effort to counter “foreign influence campaigns.” Facebook... Read More

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Democrats Seek Insider Trading Probe After ‘Trump Chaos’ Article Finance
Democrats Seek Insider Trading Probe After ‘Trump Chaos’ Article
2019-10-22 15:03:53
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WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are increasingly demanding that U.S. authorities investigate allegations raised in a recent magazine article that traders might be using nonpublic government information to reap huge illegal profits, even as the exchange where the transactions purportedly took... Read More

Supreme Court Tosses Michigan Gerrymandering Ruling State News
Supreme Court Tosses Michigan Gerrymandering Ruling
2019-10-22 13:18:31
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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court threw out a lower court ruling on Monday that would have forced Michigan Republicans to redraw congressional and state legislative district maps to be fairer to Democrats. In a one-sentence statement at the top... Read More

Bill Seeks to Provide Vision Coverage in Medicare, Lowering Costs for Seniors Medicare
Bill Seeks to Provide Vision Coverage in Medicare, Lowering Costs for Seniors
2019-10-22 13:11:44
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WASHINGTON - A quartet of House Democrats want to see Medicare Part B coverage expanded to include routine vision benefits. Right now, Medicare only covers surgery and screenings for people who are at a high risk of getting cataracts and... Read More

Rose Hosts District Roundtable on Prescription Drug Prices Prescription Drugs
Rose Hosts District Roundtable on Prescription Drug Prices
2019-10-22 13:07:09
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WASHINGTON - Rep. Max Rose hosted a roundtable for seniors in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Saturday to bring them up to speed on his proposal to lower prescription drug prices. Rose met with members of AARP Bay Ridge Chapter 3630 to... Read More

Spanberger Fighting to Strengthen Federal Investment in Cancer and Rare Disease Research Health
Spanberger Fighting to Strengthen Federal Investment in Cancer and Rare Disease Research
2019-10-22 13:01:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., wants $10 billion allocated to the National Institutes of Health over the next 10 years as a catalyst for medical cures and scientific breakthroughs. The Biomedical Innovation Expansion Act introduced last week by Spanberger... Read More

Johnson to Renew Push to Get Brexit Deal Through Parliament Brexit
Johnson to Renew Push to Get Brexit Deal Through Parliament
2019-10-21 14:13:47
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LONDON — Boris Johnson will make a fresh attempt to deliver on his pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 as optimism grows that he now has enough support to get his deal through Parliament.... Read More

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