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Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription medications

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office(JUPITER, Fla.) -- Tiger Woods blamed the incident that led to his arrest in Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence on prescription medication he was taking."I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions," Woods said in a statement Monday evening. "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so ...

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Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

iStock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The mayor of Portland, Oregon, is asking the federal government to cancel the permit for an "alt right" rally scheduled for Sunday, saying it could make a difficult situation worse, after two men were stabbed to death as they tried to intervene when a pair of women were targeted by a man yellow what authorities have described as hate speech.Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler also said he is trying to ensure that a permit is not issued for a June 10 protest, which ...

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Protests and shoving matches between lawmakers mark end of Texas legislative session

Jana Birchum/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The final day of Texas' legislative session sparked a brief moment of chaos when a protest in the public gallery of the state Capitol by opponents of the state's new anti-sanctuary cities law spilled into the House chamber.Activists wearing red T-shirts interrupted lawmakers on the floor with cheers and chants of  "Hey hey, ho ho, SB-4 has got to go," as they protested the state's new law that allows police to ask about a person's immigration status, and requires the ...

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Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(VERSAILLES, France) -- French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles outside Paris on Monday for a symbolic first meeting between the two leaders as their countries work to renew relations.But despite opening a dialogue, the newly-elected French leader stood next to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a joint news conference and challenged him on several issues.Macron attacked Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik, calling them "agents of propaganda," and defended his decision to ban their reporters from ...

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Portland stabbing survivor's mom meets hero who saved her son's life

iStock/Thinkstock(PORTLAND, Ore.) -- The mother of a stabbing victim was able to meet the hero who saved her son's life on Sunday.Margie Fletcher's 21-year-old son, Micah Fletcher, is still in the hospital after being injured in a stabbing rampage that left two other men dead on a Portland, Oregon, train on May 26.Marcus Knipe, an Iraq War veteran, acted quickly when he saw Micah stumbling on the train station platform."He was terrified," Knipe told ABC affiliate KATU-TV. "He was scared. There was blood coming through ...

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Manchester police release new image of bombing suspect Salman Abedi with blue suitcase

gmpolice/Twitter(MANCHESTER, England) -- The Greater Manchester Police have released a new image of bombing suspect Salman Abedi days before the attack on an Ariana Grande concert last week.In the photo, Abedi is seen wheeling a hard blue suitcase. Police said he had the suitcase in tow when he visited Wilmslow Road area of Manchester as well as the Manchester city center between May 18 and May 22.The suitcase is a "different item" than the one he used in the attack, police said, but added that ...

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Navy SEAL killed in parachute accident honored at Memorial Day ceremony

Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A Navy SEAL who died during a parachute demonstration on Sunday was honored at the Memorial Day service held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City.The Navy SEAL's parachute failed to open properly during a jump that was part of a Fleet Week event at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey. He landed in the Hudson River where the Coast Guard and the Jersey City Fire Department marine unit responded immediately and ...

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UT Health Logo Measles & Mumps: Still a Problem?

There was a time when getting the measles and mumps was a part of growing up. But widespread vaccination changed that. Or did it? Do recent outbreaks of these diseases mean that they are staging a comeback?
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