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Chronic wasting disease may be a risk for humans, says a study

Shutterstock/HLPhoto Chronic wasting disease was discovered in the 1950s after researchers observed deer in Colorado behaving like zombies, staggering around blindly as they starved to death. The disease — which is caused by spreading proteins called prions — has since spread to Canada and other US states including Michigan and …

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Henry Bolton refuses to resign as UKIP leader

Henry Bolton. Jack Taylor/Getty Images UKIP leader Henry Bolton refuses to quit despite over half of his top team resigning. “I repeat, I shall not be resigning as Party leader,” he said in a statement.  He is under pressure to quit over his romance with model Jo Marney, who sent …

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Stephen Miller blamed for killing government shutdown deals

Stephen Miller. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Some are blaming “President” Stephen Miller for an inability to reach a deal to end the government shutdown. Miller, an immigration hawk, has come under fire from both Republicans and Democrats. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller is taking heat from political observers who have …

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Trump, White House lacks involvement in government shutdown talks

President Donald Trump Mark Wilson/Getty Images The government shutdown has entered into its third day. President Donald Trump has done little publicly, aside from tweeting, during the shutdown. According to reports, Trump is staying away from the fray and only communicating with Republican leaders. As Congress scrambles to find a …

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