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What you need to know about the Electoral College

This last election is a prime example of exactly what our founders were afraid of. If we were using the majority vote method, Clinton would have won with just California and NY. The Electoral College scheme, he added, "will only serve to further divide our nation, when unity is what we need". He only needed 270 to win. But they will all meet December 19 at state capitals and in the District of Columbia to participate in the Electoral College and vote for president.

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Flashing light clears toxic brain protein in mice with Alzheimer's

The stimulative treatment appears to trigger the brain's gamma waves, which suppress beta amyloid plaque production and help brain tissue get rid of these protein residues. In this new study published in the journal Nature Neurology , scientists working on a mouse model have suggested that when a specific type of neuron synchrony known as gamma rhythm is altered, amyloid-β proteins begin to accumulate in the animals' brains.

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Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack

The band completed the National Anthem even as machine gun fire rained down on the deck of the battleship. Training at a rifle range when the attack began, he saw Japanese torpedo bombers flying in around 500 feet in the air. On Dec. 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in an address to the joint session of Congress, proclaimed Dec. 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy".

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E-cigarettes a 'major public health concern' - US surgeon general

For young people, nicotine use in any form is unsafe, said the report , which was written and reviewed by more than 150 experts. The liquid usually has nicotine and flavoring in it, and other additives. Research claims that human brain keeps developing until about age 25, thus exposing it to addictive substances, such as alcohol, drugs, and nicotine can lead to serious brain damage.

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O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree

The lot was a family venture right from the start. Hetton's Christmas tree outside the town's pool and leisure centre. Knight pointed out that although it's "cold for us, it's good for the trees". New Yorkers may face the most expensive market for Christmas trees, with The New York Post reporting that one Greenwich Village tree stand is selling a 13-foot-tree for $1,000, which includes delivery.

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Ohio House committee approves 20-week abortion ban

Kasich's spokeswoman Emmalee Kalmbach declined to comment on whether he would sign the bill or not, according to The Columbus Dispatch . OH has passed a disturbing new bill that bans abortion just 6 weeks after conception. Proponents will have to wait until one of the five pro-Roe justices dies or retires to have any hope of a "heartbeat bill" being upheld. "I believe everyone has a right to their own body", Tavares told CNN .