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When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:48
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Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:48
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The annual Salem School celebration was held Thursday at the school. This year’s event had a theme of “Under the Sea.” The event is designed to showcase what is going on at Salem School. It featured crafts, story readings, games, art displays, projects, activities and ice cream in the cafeteria. As is tradition, the night…
03.24 / 10:44
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Kendrick Lamar dropped new music tonight, the “The Heart Part 4” is available right now through Tidal and  iTunes and from hearing it – somebody done got the brother pissed! Within the new single, he says he’s the greatest rapper alive, no doubt a direct challenge to any one and everyone in the game. There’s many who could take that […] The post Kendrick Lamar Drops New Joint appeared first on Milwaukee Community Journal…
03.24 / 10:13
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House claimed vindication while the House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized in the wake of his decision to brief President Donald Trump on secret intelligence intercepts related to a probe of Russian interference in the election. Rep. Devin Nunes, a California Republican and member of President Donald Trump’s transition team, […
03.24 / 10:11
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LONDON (AP) — London counter-terror chief says two more ‘significant’ arrests made in regard to terror attack in L…
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BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia says it will set up a truth and reconciliation commission to look into crimes committed by the former regime, and it will offer to pay reparations to victims. Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambedou announced the development Thursday night. The government of new President Adama Barrow has promised to reverse many of […
03.24 / 10:11
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LONDON (AP) — London’s top anti-terror officer says two more “significant arrests” have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern England. Nine people are currently in custody, while one has been released on bail. Counter-terror chief Mark Rowley on Friday also identified the latest victim, who died in the hospital […
03.24 / 10:11
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LONDON (AP) — London’s top counterterror office says the birth name of London attacker Khalid Masood is Adrian Russell A…
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FOX CROSSING, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) - Local law enforcement agencies are feeling a sense of loss in the wake of Detective Jason Weiland's death. Police say they sympathize with the Everest Metro Police Department. They say this is an especially painful month, locally. Law enforcement officers across Wisconsin are in mourning following the death of Weiland. And locally, many were already in mourning this week. Fond du Lac Police Officer Craig Birkholz was killed on duty on March 20, 2011.…
03.24 / 10:08
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In a bid to improve the health insurance purchasing clout of small businesses, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives dusted off a piece of controversial legislation more than a decade old and passed it this week as part of their effort to remake the market after they throw out the Affordable Care Act. The bill, the Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 , had the support of 232 Republicans and 4 Democrats. It now heads to the Senate, where its fate is uncertain, experts say.…
03.24 / 09:40
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“This 39-minute film is a must see for students, parents and teachers,” Black Women for Positive Change (BW4PC), a national civic organization, announces release of the short-film, “DROP: A Story of Triumph.” DROP is dedicated to discouraging high school students from dropping out of school. The film features actor Tray Chaney, formerly of HBO’s ‘The […] The post Film “Drop” (feat. Tray Chaney “The Wire”) Discourages Dropping Out of School appeared first on Milwaukee Community J…
03.24 / 09:06
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul. Their decision came after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to move on to the rest of his agenda, win or lose. House Speaker Paul Ryan set the showdown for Friday. […
03.24 / 09:03
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With control of the White House and Senate and a commanding majority in the House, Republicans were supposed to brush off any challenge from the hardline Freedom Caucus and work their will with impunity. But something happened on the way to governing. Now, House Republican leaders are struggling with the same divisions […
03.24 / 09:03
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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose. House Speaker Paul Ryan set the showdown for […
03.24 / 09:03
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican House leaders delayed a planned vote Thursday on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” because they lacked the votes. The delay was a stinging setback for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. After meeting behind closed doors with Trump administration officials […
03.24 / 09:03
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has threatened to boycott the upcoming provincial elections, urging instead followers to join a “reform revolution.” Al-Sadr spoke to thousands at an anti-government protest on Friday in Baghdad, calling for continued peaceful rallies. He says Iraqis who love their country and hate corruption, regardless of ideology, […
03.24 / 09:03
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London's top terror officer says Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell…
03.24 / 09:01
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President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump will have security clearance, a West Wing office and the ear of her father on important policy…
03.24 / 09:01
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Republicans have set course for a climactic House vote on their health care…
03.24 / 09:01
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