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Lumber Liquidators wood flooring may cause cancer — CDC

According to the CDC, the formaldehyde from the laminate flooring can cause cause eye, nose and throat irritation for anyone. The CDC report does not say whether the flooring it studied is still being sold at Lumber Liquidators , and it does not mention the company by name.

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Higher cancer risk for people exposed to certain Lumber Liquidators flooring — CDC

These updated reports may indicate more problems for Lumber Liquidators .  Now what (investor version ):This isn't good news. The initial " 60 Minutes " report on the Lumber Liquidators on March 1 was nothing less than devastating. But on average, there are about 50 micrograms of formaldehyde per cubic meter of air, the report said. At the time, the company disputed the allegations, saying they were driven by short-sellers who stood to benefit when the stock price fell.

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Toronto cooking up 3-way trade for Reds' Bruce?

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce arrived to camp today and immediately was bum rushed by the reporters wondering how he felt about the trade rumors looming throughout the winter. "This is all I know. It would be awkward if this was another franchise that I was walking into". "There are no great secrets", manager Bryan Price said.

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Florida Zika Virus Cases Up to 28

The mosquito that spreads the virus is found in parts of the United States, but health authorities have said they are optimistic any transmission in this country would be quickly controlled. While the Zika virus is usually transmitted through mosquito bites, it can also be passed sexually or transmitted by way of a blood transfusion. Scientists are also studying a potential link between Zika infection and Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological disorder that can weaken the muscles and cause ...

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Motion to delay Cosby's wife's deposition

A judge has denied a request by lawyers for Bill Cosby's wife to postpone her testimony in a defamation lawsuit brought by seven women who claim the comedian sexually assaulted them. Seven women are suing Bill Cosby for defamation after they claim the comedian drugged and raped them. Bill Cosby's wife is due in court on Monday after a judge denied her emergency motion to postpone a deposition in the defamation lawsuit against her husband.

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North Korea Claims Its Neighbor Has Declared War

The decision hurts the South Korean businesses involved but overall is not a significant factor for the economy of South Korea. North Korea tested what it said was a hydrogen bomb on January 6 and on Sunday launched a rocket, putting a satellite into orbit.