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Residents pick up pieces after tornadoes leave 19 dead

Chuck Stafford was watching the Atlanta Falcons rout the Green Bay Packers for the NFC title when bad weather suddenly began to pound his mobile home in southern Georgia.

Politics & Government

Pompeo CIA confirmation vote: A preview of the 2020 presidential debate?

Kansas Republican Rep. Mike Pompeo secured 66 votes late Monday, enough to be confirmed as CIA director. But the real drama involved Democrats — and one Republican — who voted no on Pompeo and are likely to remind voters of the stand they took in the next presidential election. The dissenters have been building this case almost since the day President Donald Trump nominated Pompeo in November.

Nation & World

Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

Charting a new American course abroad, President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, using one of his first actions in office to reject a centerpiece of Barack Obama's attempts to counter China and deepen U.S. ties in Asia.

Nation & World

Strong January storms stir destruction from coast-to-coast

From California to the Deep South to the Northeast, millions of Americans were contending with death and destruction from damaging January weather. Flooding, high winds and suspected tornadoes have rousted people from their homes. A deadly storm system tore across the Deep South, a nor'easter lashed the East Coast and rainfall records fell in California.

Business

Judge postpones sentencing of PG&E in case tied to blast

A federal judge said Monday he is inclined to require Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to mention its convictions in ads and have employees do thousands of hours of community service as part of its sentence in a criminal case stemming from a deadly natural gas explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Remapping the human mesentery in a way never seen before

New research led by Professor of Surgery, J. Calvin Coffey, Graduate Entry Medical School, UL and Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospital Limerick has refuted a century of abdominal anatomy by remapping the human mesentery in a way never seen before. This research has significant implications for patient outcomes leading to less invasive surgeries, fewer complications and faster patient recovery
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Remapping the human mesentery in a way never seen before

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