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NFL, Twitter expand agreement

NFL, Twitter expand agreement

That wasn't good news for Twitter, which lost out to the e-commerce giant for streaming rights. The NFL and Twitter, who have collaborated since 2013 through the Amplify program, will offer brands t...

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IS attacks kill 14 Iraqi policemen in Mosul

IS attacks kill 14 Iraqi policemen in Mosul

The London-based monitoring group Airwars says that more than 3,000 civilians in Iraq and Syria have died in coalition strikes since 2014. The coalition has made more than 20,000 strikes through...

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Market passes judgement on new bank levy

Market passes judgement on new bank levy

Both measures also help replace the $13 billion hole left by dumping the so-called "zombie" measures that have been stuck in the Senate since 2014 because of opposition by Labor, the Greens and many o...

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Modern HIV drugs can add 10 years to life expectancy, study says

Modern HIV drugs can add 10 years to life expectancy, study says

This means many patients can expect to live as long as those without HIV, according to the researchers' study published Thursday in The Lancet , a medical journal. "ART has led to increased surviva...

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Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive

Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive

Citing student privacy laws, his emails did not name the author who confessed or say whether the person is a student or otherwise affiliated with the private Lutheran college. Meanwhile, the Northfiel...

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Measles outbreak in Minnesota reaches 51 cases

Measles outbreak in Minnesota reaches 51 cases

The Children's Minnesota health system said one of its clinical workers contracted measles in the Minnesota outbreak despite being vaccinated. There have also been no confirmed cases of measles in Wis...

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Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

Hepatitis C is the top infectious disease killer in the nation, taking almost 20,000 lives in 2015, said the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. One recent CDC study found that only three stat...

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Massachusetts judge overturns ex-NFL star Hernandez's murder conviction

The suicide stunned his family because it came just days after Hernandez been found not guilty of a 2012 double murder. In the past, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has thrown out first-degre...

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Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Comey , Jr. and identify an experienced and qualified individual to lead the great men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". Former campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said that while he beli...

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Princess Charlotte looks cute as a button in new official birthday portrait

Princess Charlotte looks cute as a button in new official birthday portrait

In the photograph, Charlotte is wearing a yellow Fair Isle cardigan with blue sheep around the neck and her hair is pulled to the side in a barrette. The royal couple has tried to keep Charlotte m...

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Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

She told White House counsel Don McGahn on 26 January, less than a week into Trump's presidency, that Flynn had not been telling the truth about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washingto...

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Here are 5 facts about the day

Television beer commercials often show mostly white actors on a beach celebrating. Bonus fact: tequila originated in Mexico. More than 90 percent of people there are white and less than 2.5 percent of...

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Measles Outbreak in Minnesota Linked to Drop in Vaccination Rates

But the outbreak has not only caught people's attention; it has helped demonstrate that anti-vaccine activists are wrong, state and county health officials say . Preventing the outbreak's spread is...

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States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

To be sure, the American people will "make no mistake about" who is responsible for their future premiums and deductibles, what is covered and what is not in their new insurance plans, and their futur...

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US Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown

US Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown

The House approved a short-term measure Friday to keep the government funded for another week, a move that would give lawmakers more time to reach a deal on a larger spending package. But they voted f...

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Utah rancher tells Zinke monument unnecessary

While protesters clogged the Salt Lake City sidewalk outside, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he will be gathering perspectives of people on all sides of the controversial reviews of two national m...

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Legislature moves ahead with budget, sans Dayton

Legislature moves ahead with budget, sans Dayton

The governor doesn't agree with the plan, but has not issued a veto threat. House Speaker Kurt Daudt and former Republican Party Chairman Keith Downey are considering runs. "The people sent us here ...

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Aaron Hernandez Will 'Always Be Guilty,' Says Odin Lloyd's Mother

Aaron Hernandez Will 'Always Be Guilty,' Says Odin Lloyd's Mother

Prosecutors said they would appeal the ruling to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Ward said the judge's decision doesn't change her mind that Hernandez killed her son. The prosecutor has sa...

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Canada's Montreal declares state of emergency after floods

A man and a woman are evacuated from their home by Surete du Quebec police officers in the town of Rigaud, Quebec, west of Montreal , Monday, May 8, 2017, following flooding in the region. They say t...

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Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

The White House's lack of comment on the incident comes just over a week after President Donald Trump publicly renewed his own skepticism about Russia's role in the hacking of Democratic Party e...

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Khichdi, Rajma-rice to replace pizza and pastries in Maharashtra school canteens

Khichdi, Rajma-rice to replace pizza and pastries in Maharashtra school canteens

In a first, the Maharashtra government on Monday imposed an official ban over selling and serving foods high in fats, sugar and salt (HFSS) in school canteens. Adding that consumption of junk food cau...

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Dove unveils new body wash bottles; reaction pours in online

Dove unveils new body wash bottles; reaction pours in online

Dove's original launch of its "Real Beauty" campaign in 2004 received backlash for pairing self-acceptance messaging with an ad for a product aimed at convincing consumers that they should fit into ...

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Ex-GM McCloughan praises Redskins, not bitter

It was an ugly mess that began after the season and culminated with McCloughan's dismissal at the start of free agency. Well, the NFL Draft is over and apparently, Washington will fill its vacancy...

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Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Side effects emerge after approval for many US drugs

Caleb Alexander, co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness. Common adverse events reported during the trial were bruising and gait disturbance, but the drug was also ...

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Häagen-Dazs giving out free ice cream

Häagen-Dazs giving out free ice cream

Unfortunately, the closest store to the Suncoast area is in Tampa but if you find yourself near there, you can stop by from 4-8 p.m.to get your free cone and help save the honey bees! It's only a "kid...

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Candidate in Georgia special election engaged

Candidate in Georgia special election engaged

A few weeks ago in the lead-up to the special election in Georgia, a CNN host made things a teeny bit awkward when she asked Democrat Jon Ossoff when he was going to marry Alisha, his girlfriend of ...

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More than 1m applications to register to vote made since election called

More than 1m applications to register to vote made since election called

Also, the polls will be open two hours longer this year than they were for the previous election, which could also push up turnout in the end. Poll cards have been sent out and if you have received ...

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Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

The 50-year-old health science teacher was shackled with leg irons and wearing a striped jail jumpsuit when he entered the courtroom. He smiled at several relatives who came to watch. As he was leavin...

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US Hosting ASEAN Foreign Ministers to Discuss North Korea Threat

The Singapore report says Washington's focus on sanctioning the North has sharpened since the ASEAN meeting was scheduled a month ago. All 10 ASEAN members now have diplomatic relations with No...

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Mattis: US reviewing Syria safe zones but has many questions

He did not elaborate on who the military police would be but appeared to be inferring to Russian observers already on the ground in Syria. According to the memorandum, any clashes between the gove...

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Mental ill health worse among low earners, study shows

Activities such as compulsive sex, recreational drug use, obsessive internet use, or excessive spending, are all behaviors that can disrupt someone's mental health and potentially lead them down a pat...

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Unmanned US Air Force space plane lands after secret, two-year mission

USA military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. The craft's previous record was 674 days. Little is known about the 29-foot-long unmanned spacecr...

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Nations urge Trump to stay in Paris climate agreement

Officials from Barack Obama's administration argue that the deal is good for the United States. A sticky legal hang-up has frustrated those advisers who advocate remaining in the pact. "renegotiate" i...

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Euro gives up earlier gains as Macron seals French election victory

Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. The common currency gave up gains later, with some market participants citing uncertainties on whether his new party, rebr...

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Heroes Of The Storm D.Va skins revealed out of PTR

Heroes Of The Storm D.Va skins revealed out of PTR

As with other Overwatch characters who have come to Heroes of the Storm , D.Va looks to be a faithful recreation-for the most part. When in Pilot mode, she can use her Call Mech ability to re-ent...

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Colorado Lawmakers React To New Health Care Bill

The House bill, passed 217-213, would end the health care law's fines on people who don't buy policies and erase its taxes on health industry businesses and higher-earning people. As President, he has...

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President Trump's Travel Ban Heads to Federal Appeals Court

President Trump's Travel Ban Heads to Federal Appeals Court

The debate over the extent of executive power touched upon issues ranging from the Supreme Court's approval of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II to a hypothetical scenario in wh...

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Blackburn suffer drop to League One despite final-day victory

Blackburn suffer drop to League One despite final-day victory

Venky's bought Blackburn for 46 million pounds (then $73 million) in November 2010 , but its time in charge has been chaotic from the moment the new owners made a decision to fire Sam Allardyce as ma...

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Health Care Vote Could Threaten Republican House Majority

He wrote that for some Republicans, backing the American Health Care Act is an "unequivocal political risk". "We urge our USA senators to follow the House's lead and ensure that pro-life protectio...

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GOP heath care bill gains key support

GOP heath care bill gains key support

Billy Long, R-Mo., told reporters they would support the legislation with an $8 billion amendment added over five years to assist those with pre-existing conditions in states that seek waivers under...

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