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NYPD investigate possible vandalism at predominantly Jewish cemetery in Brooklyn

Jewish cemeteries in Philadelphia and St. Louis have been targeted for vandalism in the past two weeks. Assemblyman Dov Hikind said he learned of the fallen headstones from Boro Park Shomrim. On Thursday, about 16 headstones were toppled and several other defaced at a Jewish cemetery in Rochester, New York, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported .

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What Trump should do first to protect health care

President Donald Trump has laid out changes he wants to make in US health care policies, but his Republican colleagues in Congress remain divided about exactly how to repeal and then replace the national reforms championed by former president Barack Obama.

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Japan returns to core inflation for first time since 2015

Core CPI, which excludes fresh food costs, added 0.1 percent on year - topping forecasts for a flat reading following the 0.2 percent decline in the previous month. Food and non-alcoholic beverages prices have increased by 3.1 percent. Recreational charges and those related to culture went up by 1.29 percent in the period under review, while amounts charged by restaurants and hotels increased by 3.95 percent in February 2017 as compared to the same month past year.

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Someone's invented a smart condom, if you're into that

The world's first "smart condom" which rates a man's sexual performances and can detect STIs has been created by scientists. Another potential catch relates to one of the i.Con's most important features - the ability to detect STIs, chlamydia and syphilis included.

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US Initial Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest in nearly 44 Years

The number of people collecting unemployment benefits in the USA fell to its lowest in 44 years, astonishing economists and prompting further expectations of an interest rate hike for the Federal Reserve at its next meeting on 15 March. A survey from the US central bank on Wednesday showed the labor market remained tight in early 2017, with some of the Fed's districts reporting "widening" labor shortages.

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Five injured in Charlotte Maxeke hospital roof collapse

Motsoaledi addressed the media and says the maintenance company should be held accountable for the roof collapsing and injuring people. Eyewitness on the scene said they are not surprised that the roof collapsed as there were leaks everywhere.