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CDC expected to declare end to Chipotle’s E.coli outbreak as soon as Monday: WSJ

A Chipotle logo is seen on a store entrance in Manhattan, New York(Reuters) – The E. coli outbreak that affected dozens of Chipotle Mexican Grill customers in nine states last year is expected to be declared over as soon as Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the government's investigation. Investigators have not been able to pinpoint the ingredient responsible for the contamination, the Journal said. Later, it spread to more states, and the last case of illness linked to Chipotle was reported over two months ago.

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January 31st, 2016

Attorney: Corrections officer fired during deadly brawl

Denver Police Chief Robert White, front, talks while Stephanie O'Malley, manager of safety, looks on about a shooting and stabbing incident at a motorcycle expo during a news conference Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Police say that multiple people were injured in the incident, which took place at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Department of Corrections officer fired his gun during a weekend brawl at Denver motorcycle show that left one dead and seven others injured, an attorney said Sunday.

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January 31st, 2016

Day Before Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump Surprised by His Own Lead

Day Before Iowa Caucus, Donald Trump Surprised by His Own LeadTrump touted his support in Iowa and bashed rival Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, whom he holds a slight lead over in the latest Des Moines Register / Bloomberg Politics poll. Trump called Cruz a "total liar" for saying the billionaire businessman supports a health care system similar to Obamacare. “Look, Ted Cruz is a total liar.

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January 31st, 2016

For Brazil’s rich and poor, disparate response to Zika

In this Jan. 29, 2016 photo, Tainara Lourenco smiles as she chats with neighbors from the entrance of home at a slum in Recife, Brazil. Unemployed and five months pregnant, 21-year-old Lourenco lives in a slum at the epicenter of Brazil’s tandem Zika and microcephaly outbreaks, the state of Pernambuco. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two Brazilian women, two pregnancies, one nightmare. But two very different stories.

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January 31st, 2016

Zika virus spreads fear among pregnant Brazilians

Mothers with their children, who have microcephaly, await medical care at the Hospital Oswaldo Cruz, in Recife, BrazilBy Anthony Boadle RECIFE, Brazil (Reuters) – For scores of women in the epicenter of the Zika outbreak in Brazil, the joy of pregnancy has given way to fear. In the sprawling coastal city of Recife, panic has struck maternity wards since Zika – a mosquito-borne virus first detected in the Americas last year – was linked to wave of brain damage in newborns. In about four-fifths of cases, Zika causes no noticeable symptoms so women have no idea if they contracted it during pregnancy.

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January 31st, 2016
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