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China to boost military spending by 8 percent

A report submitted to the National People's Congress at the opening of its annual session on Monday says the process was set in motion by Xi at a meeting of the ruling Communist Party's Politburo on September 29. "This is a significant structural change that we had [previously] tried but failed to achieve", he said. Photo: Carrie Lam, via Facebook. Despite the lower deficit target, the absolute amount of the deficit is expected to be unchanged at 2.38 trillion yuan, according to the ...

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Utah high school student who attempted to detonate bomb was 'researching' ISIS

The student who found the backpack sitting near a vending machine said it contained matches, canisters, and was making a "sizzling" sound. The suspect was a student at the Pine View High School and was attending classes at the time of his arrest .

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Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise

The jump was driven in part by a 109 percent increase in Wisconsin. A similar surge of cases was seen in Delaware. This data may not be a indicative of the epidemic as a whole, as many individuals who experience an overdose are not always admitted into urgent care facilities.

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Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high

Those who are having flu-like symptoms such as fever, body aches, fatigue and chills are encouraged to stay home from public gatherings until they are able to go 24 hours without a fever, and without fever-reducing medication. "The season's not over but we're definitely on the downward trend right now", said Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC's acting director. It had been driven by a kind of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths, and officials lately are seeing ...

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Cards get first ACC Tournament win, 82-74 over Florida State

In the first game, a 74-64 win for UVA on January 31, Louisville shot 60 percent in the second half, went 9-for-10 from the floor in one second-half stretch, and still lost ground as Virginia shot 53.7 percent and had a 22-6 advantage in points off turnovers.

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Saudi Arabia to build mega-city in Egypt

The PM will also call for urgent progress on securing a political resolution to the crisis, her spokesman said. During their meeting at Al-Azhar headquarters the two men discussed ways of boosting cooperation between Al-Azhar and Saudi Arabia , especially in the area of counter-terrorism efforts, according to Al-Ahram Arabic news website.