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Launch of largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen

Launch of largest consolidated humanitarian appeal for Yemen

Assisting Saudi interventions in Yemen was an explicit justification for approving Canadian arms exports to Riyadh when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government approved the $15-billion ...

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Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings

Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings

But while the NHS has come under scrutiny for sending out letters that reinforce the fact it's a "choice" to attend the screenings, experts in the field would actively urge all women to attend their...

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Allegheny County leads state in confirmed flu cases

Allegheny County leads state in confirmed flu cases

As of January 13, AHS Central Zone had seen 1,020 lab-confirmed flu cases and 99 people admitted to hospital. Along with the Emergency Medical Services Agency and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center...

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Is Trump a racist or does he just say racist things?

Is Trump a racist or does he just say racist things?

The deal would also provide some funding to start construction on a wall on the Mexican border, and move policy toward more merit-based immigration . One option Republicans are strongly considering t...

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Flu Season is Getting Worse

Flu Season is Getting Worse

In new data, the CDC shared that over 74,000 people have contracted the flu this season. "It's not too late to get a flu vaccine - as long as flu is spreading vaccination should continue", the CDC...

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Security concerns grow over Rohingya repatriation deal

Security concerns grow over Rohingya repatriation deal

Diplomats stationed in Dhaka on Sunday laid emphasis on "safe, voluntary and dignified" return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar to make their return sustainable, reports UNB. They said the 40 v...

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Adolescence now lasts until 24, suggest doctors

Adolescence now lasts until 24, suggest doctors

In such countries, girls have their first period four years earlier than their peers had 150 years ago. Various biological reasons support the extension. This showed an increase of nearly eight year...

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Arsene Wenger questions Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's decision to leave Arsenal

Arsene Wenger questions Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's decision to leave Arsenal

The England worldwide, who will return to his former club for the first time since the move on Friday night, cited career progression as the reason for his departure after six full seasons at the ...

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Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life

Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life

According to the tweet , those who attend can sign cards that will be sent to Hilinski's family. Hilinski took over the Cougar offense intermittently in place of senior quarterback Luke Falk du...

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5-foot tapeworm wiggles out of California man after eating sushi

5-foot tapeworm wiggles out of California man after eating sushi

The doctor who treated the man, Kenny Banh , appeared on the podcast to tell the story. Past year the CDC put out an alert warning about parasites found in Alaskan caught salmon. "I looked down ...

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West Sussex hit by fresh snow and ice warning

West Sussex hit by fresh snow and ice warning

Forecasters are warning the whole of West Sussex should be on alert for snow and ice for the Wednesday morning drive to work. The second warning is a status yellow wind warning for Munster, Connacht...

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HHS announces Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

HHS announces Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

The broad language could open the door for health care institutions and providers to refuse to treat women seeking abortions, people seeking sterilizations, and others. "Religious freedom is our first...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on 2-year Rohingya resettlement plan

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on 2-year Rohingya resettlement plan

Accounts varied but it seems to have arisen after local authorities banned a festival to commemorate the anniversary of the defeat of the Arakan Kingdom, as Rakhine State used to be known, by Burmese ...

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Collin County Health Reports Five Flu-Related Deaths

Collin County Health Reports Five Flu-Related Deaths

Summit County Public Health reported on January 12 five flu-related deaths (4 adults and 1 pediatric). The Ashtabula County Health Department said the person was over 65 years old. The Health Departm...

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India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

While previous nuclear-capable missiles of the series (Agni-I, Agni-II, and Agni-III) were developed to offset Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, the Agni-IV, Agni-V and Agni-VI, given their longer ranges, a...

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El Paso County child dies of flu

El Paso County child dies of flu

According to health officials, there have been 42 flu deaths in the state this flu season. But those more likely to experience potentially risky complications from flu include: children under 5; adult...

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ICE To Carry Out Massive Immigration Sweep In 'Sanctuary State' California

ICE To Carry Out Massive Immigration Sweep In 'Sanctuary State' California

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced they plan to arrest more than 1,500 undocumented people while sending a message that immigration policy will be enforced in the sanctuary state,...

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Auto show clear: Pickups still the stars

Auto show clear: Pickups still the stars

Speaking at the Detroit Auto Show on Sunday, Mr Ford said the focus would be on electrifying existing Ford models without naming any specific cars. In total, the company has committed to investing...

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A Key Decision Awaits Bank of Canada

A Key Decision Awaits Bank of Canada

The trade uncertainty is expected to reduce the level of investment by about 2 percent by the end of 2019, the bank said in its Monetary Policy Report . "Neither of these risks has diminished since...

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Glenn Greenwald Reminds Jeff Flake Who's More Like Stalin Than Trump

Glenn Greenwald Reminds Jeff Flake Who's More Like Stalin Than Trump

Trump uses to criticize the press to those of Josef Stalin . "He specifically called out Trump for calling the media "the enemy of the people", words he says Nikita Khrushchev of the Communist Pa...

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SC stuns No. 18 Kentucky with 2nd-half rally

SC stuns No. 18 Kentucky with 2nd-half rally

Gilgeous-Alexander took a seat with 5:57 left in the half after picking up his second foul. The Cats trailed by seven and he managed to make things worse at first - a badly missed shot, turnover, tw...

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Rob Gronkowski says 'NO NO NO' to viral Tide POD challenge

Rob Gronkowski says 'NO NO NO' to viral Tide POD challenge

Tammy Wagner, a social worker with the Prairie Valley School Division, said she's heard of kids talking about the Tide pod challenge and what teens are seeing people do with the laundry pods - whi...

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Deadly fugu fish flub prompts Japan emergency warning

Deadly fugu fish flub prompts Japan emergency warning

However, Gamagori city activated an emergency warning to its citizens alerting them through all wireless systems, including community loud speakers, against eating the fugu and recalling the product. ...

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10-year-old dies after having flu-like symptoms in CT

10-year-old dies after having flu-like symptoms in CT

Mallozzi's hockey team has issued a statement, reading, in part, "Nico was a great kid with a great smile and he will be missed greatly". Nico's 12-year-old brother, Joey, has also tested positive f...

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'Rainbow' Dinosaur Revealed in Field Museum Study

'Rainbow' Dinosaur Revealed in Field Museum Study

The research team unearthed the almost complete fossil in northeastern China and found proof that it boasted iridescent feathers, particularly on its head, neck and chest. Eventually, they matched the...

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Virat Kohli caught swearing, giving tips to Hardik Pandya on stump mic

Virat Kohli caught swearing, giving tips to Hardik Pandya on stump mic

On a hard wicket against top-notch bowlers, he showed his quality plentifully. There were two interruptions when South Africa batted, once for a brief but sharp spell of rain, and the second, and ...

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Giants to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

Giants to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

In his 19-year National Football League coaching career, Shurmur has been with teams that have qualified for the playoffs nine times and made one Super Bowl, with the Eagles following the 2004 season....

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GKN rejects £7bn hostile approach from rival Melrose

GKN rejects £7bn hostile approach from rival Melrose

Simpson Thacher is representing manufacturing turnaround specialist Melrose, with London M&A partners Adam Signy and Ben Spiers leading its team. GKN (GKN) shares jumped 26.3% to 420.1p after the ...

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Beaumont restricting children visits to all hospitals due to flu season

Beaumont restricting children visits to all hospitals due to flu season

During the same week previous year, there were 285 hospitalizations in the state. Australia was hit with an unusually bad flu season , with far more illnesses and deaths than average. Anybody in th...

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Aung San Suu Kyi hails military probe into Rohingya mass grave

Aung San Suu Kyi hails military probe into Rohingya mass grave

The Rohingyas found in the mass grave had threatened Buddhist villagers and were killed in retaliation, the Independent reported, citing a statement on the military commander-in-chief's Facebook page,...

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Get your flu shot, Newfoundland and Labrador health minister says

Get your flu shot, Newfoundland and Labrador health minister says

The story has been similar at Family Practice Medical Center in Willmar. California provides weekly public health epidemic tracking through 68 enrolled " Sentinel Providers " (physicians, nurse prac...

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Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 2,900 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 1,252 shares in the last quarter. D E Shaw Commerce invest...

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Breast Most cancers Gene Doesn't Increase Demise Most cancers Threat

Breast Most cancers Gene Doesn't Increase Demise Most cancers Threat

While it put women at an increased risk of developing breast cancer , the faulty gene did not mean they were less likely to survive. Of the 266,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer and ...

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Houthis target Saudi oil tanker off Yemen

Houthis target Saudi oil tanker off Yemen

The coalition destroyed a boat carrying explosives as it headed toward the tanker on Saturday, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said. Tribesmen loyal to the Houthi movement hold their wea...

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Former Lost Boy Pushes Back Against Vulgarity Used By Trump

Former Lost Boy Pushes Back Against Vulgarity Used By Trump

Jeffress is an informal advisor to Trump and has visited the White House. Mia Love of Utah, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, said President Donald Trump's aleged comments questioning why Haitia...

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Sask. hits peak flu season

Sask. hits peak flu season

Health officials said the A strain is the most prevalent this season. "We definitely know it's widespread", Anton said this week. Murti predicts the province's peak - for H3N2 cases, at least - ...

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HP recalls laptop batteries worldwide over fire concerns

HP recalls laptop batteries worldwide over fire concerns

In the case of customers with 5 or more defective batteries, HP has also set up a separate Bulk Validation and Replacement Order process. HP issued a statement to stay: "The quality and safety of al...

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Why sleeping 20 minutes extra can help boost weight loss

Why sleeping 20 minutes extra can help boost weight loss

Senior study author Wendy Hall, a senior lecturer in the Department of Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences at King's College London stated that the fact that extending sleep led to a reduction in in...

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Severe winter weather causes blood shortage nationwide

Severe winter weather causes blood shortage nationwide

The Red Cross says because of the cancellations, 5,500 blood and platelet donations have gone uncollected. This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need...

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Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Tarrant County

Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Tarrant County

The H3N2 virus , a.k.a. influenza A, is the main strain making people sick, and it's tough to fight. Riley says Charlotte County schools offer free flu shots to kids at in-school clinics with the...

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