Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes after five storm-related fatalities reported in Virginia

  1. Hurricane Michael aftermath: Death toll spikes after five storm-related fatalities reported in Virginia  Washington Post
  2. Hurricane Michael’s death toll rises after five killed in Virginia  New York Post
  3. Tropical Storm Michael: 1 dead in Iredell, 50000 without power in Mecklenburg County  Charlotte Observer
  4. Michael’s death toll rises to 11, including 5 dead in Virginia  CNN
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Dangerous blood pressure spikes among blacks happen five times more often than average

Blacks with high blood pressure experience hypertensive crisis, a life-threatening condition where blood pressure surges severely and quickly, at a rate five times the national average. Hypertensive crisis can lead to organ damage and death. Factors that predict organ damage from hypertensive crisis include age, male gender, anemia, chronic kidney disease and having a history of stroke or cardiovascular disease, but not insurance status or access to primary care.
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Tribune Media Spikes Merger Deal With Sinclair, And Sues Its Former Suitor

  1. Tribune Media Spikes Merger Deal With Sinclair, And Sues Its Former Suitor  NPR
  2. Tribune withdraws from Sinclair merger, saying it will sue for ‘breach of contract’  Washington Post
  3. Tribune Pulls Out of Sinclair Deal Under Fire From Regulator  Bloomberg
  4. Reliable Sources: Omarosa’s book launch; Tribune’s decision day; Twitter CEO speaks  CNNMoney
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UK govt to launch crime blitz as violence spikes

UK govt to launch crime blitz as violence spikesBritish Home Secretary Amber Rudd will vow on Monday to do “whatever it takes” to curb crime as she unveils a new multi-million pound response to a surge in violence in London and elsewhere. The new initiative, backed by £40 million (46 million euros, $56 million) in funding, aims to steer young people away from crime and tackle violent drug-dealing gangs, according to Britain’s interior ministry. “As a government we will never stand by while acid is thrown or knives wielded,” Rudd will say in a speech in London.


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Report: Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise nationally, including spikes in Pa., NJ

  1. Report: Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise nationally, including spikes in Pa., NJ  Philly.com
  2. Anti-Semitic incidents rose sharply in NJ during Trump’s first year, study says  NJ.com
  3. Anti-Semitic incidents soared in 2017, marking nation’s largest single-year increase, report finds  Washington Post
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