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Second Indian American picked for important role in Trump administration

President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he will nominate health policy consultant Seema Verma, president, CEO and founder of SVC , to serve as the next CMS Administrator. The 37-page proposal, which Price has endorsed, blames so-called Obamacare for a host of problems and underscores that any real solution must increase competition and put consumers first.

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Reports say Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles

Reports say Kanye West has been hospitalized after abruptly canceling the rest of his national tour. It was West's doctor who made the call. "We have to just remind people that America has led the war on this tiny little virus and is winning the war, but it is unthinkable, but it is possible, that if we stall on funding then we start to undo all this good work".

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Texas announces first locally transmitted Zika case

In adults, Zika infections have also been linked to a rare neurological syndrome known as Guillain-Barre, as well as other neurological disorders. After 20 weeks, an abortion is only allowed "if the woman's life is endangered, her physical health is severely compromised or the pregnancy is "medically futile".

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Buffalo's Seantrel Henderson suspended 10 game by the NFL

But assuming he failed the test only because of marijuana, Henderson represents a special case. Henderson was previously suspended four games for a similar violation this year. If he were to fail a third drug test, Henderson would be banned for life, with the ability to apply for reinstatement after a year. Fettner called the NFL's reasoning to ban marijuana murky because it is legal in numerous states across America.

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Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start

Simple checks on five chickens showed all of them tested positive for a bird flu virus. The World Organization for Animal Health reports bird flu has been confirmed in Austria, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and Russian Federation despite continuing biosecurity efforts.

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Giant panda cub Bei Bei undergoes 'life-saving' bowel surgery

However, Kelly admitted that monitoring the little panda safely to ensure smooth and fast recovery remains a challenge for zoo keepers. Following an initial endoscopic exploration, it was clear to the veterinary team that the mass would not resolve itself on its own and the blockage needed to be removed surgically.