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    Woman went brain-dead after trying soy-sauce cleanse

    (Insider) Cleanses are nothing new, but one woman’s recent attempt at one is reminding people that they aren’t actually healthy and can have serious consequences. On December 3, YouTuber Chubbyemu, a University of Illinois adjunct medical professsor, shared a video recounting the story of a woman who went brain dead after attempting a cleanse that…

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    Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care Act

    (NBC News) A federal judge in Texas struck down the Affordable Care Act on Friday night, ruling that former President Barack Obama’s signature domestic legislation has fallen down like a losing game of “Jenga.” U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor in Fort Worth sided with the argument put forward by a coalition of Republican-leaning states, led…

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    Johnson & Johnson loses $39.8 billion in market value in 1 day

    (CNBC) Johnson & Johnson lost $39.8 billion in market value Friday after Reuters said the company knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos, an allegation the company denied. J&J said the story was “one-sided, false and inflammatory” and an “absurd conspiracy theory,” according to a statement. Thousands of lawsuits have accused J&J’s talc-based…

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    Chuck Norris slams primary reason for human error

    I left off last week’s conversation with the mention of some of the results of the largest experimentally controlled study on sleep deprivation to date. Developed by Michigan State University, the study revealed just how detrimental operating without sleep can be – regardless your station in life. The study validates findings that suggest lack of…

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    California still targeting Little Sisters of Poor

    California and others states still are trying to force the Little Sisters of the Poor to cover abortion-inducing drugs in their employee insurance policies. The nuns won at the U.S. Supreme court in their lawsuit against President Obama’s abortion mandate. But now states are imposing their own regulations, and California, Delaware, Virginia, Maryland and New…

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    Scientist faces ‘inquisition’ for opposing carbon tax

    (Washington Times) University of Washington atmospheric scientist Cliff Mass has been called plenty of names, including climate “denier,” but it wasn’t until he came out against the state’s proposed carbon tax last month that he was accused of being a racist. Since then, Mr. Mass said he has been upbraided by the university’s diversity dean…

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    Kentucky bill would make abortion a felony

    (WAVE) A proposed bill would make abortion illegal in Kentucky. Legislation prefiled Thursday by Rep. Robert Goforth would require abortion providers to check for a fetal heartbeat before performing a procedure. If a heartbeat is detected–which can happen as early as six weeks after gestation, according to healthline.com–it would become a Class D felony to…

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    Wall ‘single greatest obstruction to the future’ of the Democratic Party

    Democrats previously supported billions of dollars for border security, including border wall sections, to protect the integrity of the United States. But no more, with their refusal to allocate even a modest $5 billion to President Trump’s border security plan. After all, the economic impact of  illegal aliens is dozens of times that amount. Talk radio host…

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    Taylor Swift set up facial recognition at Rose Bowl

    (The Verge) Taylor Swift held a concert at California’s Rose Bowl this past May that was monitored by a facial recognition system. The system’s target? Hundreds of Swift’s stalkers. Swift’s facial recognition system was built into a kiosk that displayed highlights of her rehearsals, which would secretly record onlookers’ faces. According to Rolling Stone, which…

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    2 technicians at Antarctic science station die

    NEW YORK (AP) — The National Science Foundation says two technicians working on a fire-suppression system at an Antarctica scientific station were found unconscious and died. The foundation said Wednesday the two had been working in a building at McMurdo Station, which is on Ross Island. It says they were found on the floor by…

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