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Top Performer of the day: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

Top Performer of the day: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

About 1.12 million shares traded. Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Limited Li...

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D-backs 1st-rounder makes family cry with Christmas gift

D-backs 1st-rounder makes family cry with Christmas gift

Top D-backs prospect Pavin Smith definitely feels that way. Pavin Smith surprised his parents with an enormous Christmas gift. He posted the video on Twitter. "Love you both so much". The vi...

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Excessive gaming may be labeled a mental health disorder

The classification is part of a World Health Organization document that's been under review for years and could be released next year. The draft which the World Health Organization is going to finaliz...

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Woman stunned to find electric bill listed as $284 billion

Woman stunned to find electric bill listed as $284 billion

She was charged $284 billion by Penelec, her electricity provider. "We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong", Horomanski told the Erie Times-News. The actual am...

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New England Patriots sign former Steelers pass rusher James Harrison

New England Patriots sign former Steelers pass rusher James Harrison

Harrison could also help out the Patriots at linebacker. The Steelers cut him to make room for right tackle Marcus Gilbert . Harrison cleared waivers on Christmas Day to become a free agent. Watt...

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Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL

Christmas Eve snow to slow holiday travel in central IL

The weather is set to take a turn for the worse once again next week after a mild build-up to the festive period which saw temperatures reach 12 degrees celsius. "3-5" is likely with 6" or higher amou...

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British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

British woman Laura Plummer jailed in Egypt for carrying painkillers

She's out there by herself. "Even half of that would be better", the Guardian quoted Laura's sister Rachel as saying. Her Christmas Day court appearance was thought to be the beginning of her tr...

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$300000 marijuana as Christmas gifts?

$300000 marijuana as Christmas gifts?

An 80-year-old man and a 70-year old woman were arrested in Nebraska for carrying over 60 pounds (approximately 27 kilos) of marijuana in their truck. Patrick Jiron, 80, was arrested on charges of p...

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North Korea says new United Nations sanctions an act of war

The resolution adopted by all 15 council members didn't go as far as the toughest-ever sanctions that have been sought by the Trump administration, such as prohibiting all oil imports and freezing glo...

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Khloe Kardashian Shows Baby Bump While Working Out on Christmas Eve

Khloe Kardashian Shows Baby Bump While Working Out on Christmas Eve

Flanked by mother Kris Jenner and surrounded by her siblings and their growing broods of their own, Kim's latest photo upload has continued the recent trend of potentially hiding Kylie's baby bump. ...

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Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Reaches One Million In 'A Hideous Milestone'

Cholera Outbreak in Yemen Reaches One Million In 'A Hideous Milestone'

He said an outbreak of diphtheria emerged in early October. Experts also urged the United Nations to ensure that Yemen's Red Sea port of Hodeidah, which is occupied by the Houthis, was not used as...

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Newcastle win five-goal thriller against West Ham

The Hammers got off to a flawless start with Marko Arnautovic scoring inside six minutes but a quick equaliser from Henri Saivet silenced the London Stadium crowd. "We had problems in midfield but...

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Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay

Two tomatoes a day may keep lung disease at bay

A new study revealed that there are certain foods which might actually slow declining lung function both in smokers and nonsmokers. Among former smokers, the link was "even more striking", imply...

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Kim Jong-hyun's Funeral Included K-Pop Stars Carrying His Coffin

Kim Jong-hyun's Funeral Included K-Pop Stars Carrying His Coffin

As the BBC reports , his bandmates carried his coffin at the funeral , alongside members of fellow K-pop group Super Junior . Fans of the two bands also came together in a moment of unity on Tues...

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Dave Chappelle Sets Second New Year's Eve Stand-Up Special on Netflix

Dave Chappelle Sets Second New Year's Eve Stand-Up Special on Netflix

Rather than a multi-year contract like he had at Comedy Central, Chappelle's Netflix deal was tied to him delivering 3 specials, two of which he already had in the can. Netflix is said to have paid ...

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Hyderabad man burns woman to death in public for rejecting marriage proposal

Hyderabad man burns woman to death in public for rejecting marriage proposal

Karthik approached her on Thursday evening with a pre-plan to attack if she continued to refuse to marry him. "She had been declining his proposals saying it was against her family values and that the...

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Eating one portion of salad 'can preserve memory'

Eating one portion of salad 'can preserve memory'

The participants were asked about how often they ate certain foods. Researchers in the U.S. have found that eating approximately one serving per day of green, leafy, vegetables, was linked to slower...

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Future of All Kids Insurance Program in Jeopardy

Future of All Kids Insurance Program in Jeopardy

The Bay State is in a better position than some of its brethren because, thanks to a provision in the Affordable Care Act, children now covered by CHIP can be rolled into the state's Medicaid program,...

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PM Modi arrives to congratulate Virushka

PM Modi arrives to congratulate Virushka

The reception was mainly attended by the family members and close relatives and friends of the couple amid high security. Virat and Anushka , who were enjoying their honeymoon in Santa Claus vill...

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U.S. life expectancy decreases for second year, CDC reports

U.S. life expectancy decreases for second year, CDC reports

The drug deaths weigh into CDC's annual calculation of the average time a person is expected to live. By comparison, opioids killed more people in 2016 than the 37,400 killed in auto accidents, 38...

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Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

We are entering the peak of flu season much earlier this year, so if you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, please get one. City officials said there has been an increase in flu activity reported locall...

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US Ban On Research Making Deadly Viruses Deadlier Has Just Been Lifted

US Ban On Research Making Deadly Viruses Deadlier Has Just Been Lifted

The decision lifts a funding pause put into place in October 2014 on experiments involving influenza , severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) viruses ....

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Meet Narendra Modi After Arriving in Delhi

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma Meet Narendra Modi After Arriving in Delhi

None of us goes to a foreign country to get married ... Virat and Anushka recently got married at a private function in Italy's Tuscany recently. But the picture too got into the hands of the ed...

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Suhaib Ilyasi awarded life imprisonment for wife's murder

Suhaib Ilyasi awarded life imprisonment for wife's murder

He had been charged for dowry harassment, which attracts much lesser punishment. They lived in London until October 1994. "However, when the officer reached there, he saw the blood on the abdomen of t...

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Donor centre hopes blood will flow their way

Donor centre hopes blood will flow their way

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. "Cancer patients need platelets to recover from treatment, while trauma victims and surgery patients need platelets to stop their...

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Thomas Fire Spreads Rapidly to Santa Barbara County

Thomas Fire Spreads Rapidly to Santa Barbara County

That exceeds the devastating Rim Fire in 2013 by 2,000 acres. The fire began on December 4 in Ventura County, spreading into Santa Barbara County, and has killed a firefighter who was trying to ba...

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Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

Special precautions not required when people with egg allergy take flu shots

He says it's still too early to tell, but he says those thinking of getting the vaccine, shouldn't be anxious about that myth that you'll get the flu from the flu shot . The new guidelines are the ...

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Health officials release guidelines on risky cellphone radiation

Health officials release guidelines on risky cellphone radiation

Why is it potentially unsafe? The WHO (World Health Organisation) has included radio frequency as a class 2B environmental agent and this has the possibility of carcinogenic to humans. "These stud...

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Auto-enrolment reforms to cost £600m in tax relief

Auto-enrolment reforms to cost £600m in tax relief

So, if you have multiple jobs but collectively, your earnings are below £10,000, you won't be auto-enrolled. Under current rules, employers must enrol staff earning over £10,000 and aged 22 and over...

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At least three dead as train derails over Washington state highway

At least three dead as train derails over Washington state highway

But what was supposed to be a joyous morning turned into tragedy as the first Amtrak Cascades train to traverse the route derailed, killing several people . Konzelman said he couldn't move so they st...

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RAF airbase in lockdown following 'significant security alert'

RAF airbase in lockdown following 'significant security alert'

A Western security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Reuters that Suffolk police were taking the lead on the incident and that specialist anti-terrorism officers were not immediately...

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Rooney explains how Big Sam has him thriving at Everton

Rooney explains how Big Sam has him thriving at Everton

Sam Allardyce hails Gylfi Sigurdsson for his role in helping Everton dig themselves out of a hole to beat Swansea City . Ten minutes later Rooney made amends for his missed spot kick and secured...

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Gas prices drop 4 cents to $2.52 a gallon in Rhode Island

Gas prices drop 4 cents to $2.52 a gallon in Rhode Island

At this time previous year, gas prices in Florida stood at $2.32 per gallon on average. "Forty-four percent of the Washington metro area's 6,131,977 residents plan to take a trip for the Christmas...

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Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun

Fans Mourn Death of K-Pop Star Jonghyun

The death of Jonghyun shocked the close-knit industry on December 18 when his death was confirmed after a suspected suicide, however it has now been revealed that in the days leading up to his death...

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Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

Thomas Fire now third-most destructive in state history

The blaze erupted on December 4 and was stoked by hot, dry Santa Ana winds blowing with rare hurricane force from the high desert to the east, spreading the flames across miles of rugged coastal terra...

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U.S. says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

U.S. says missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthis

Some have specific markings indicating they were manufactured in Iran. "No, the reason Ambassador Haley was there, and not one of our generals, is this is a diplomatically led effort to expose to ...

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Congress may oppose triple talaq bill if it violates Supreme Court verdict

Congress may oppose triple talaq bill if it violates Supreme Court verdict

National Commission of Women's (NCW) acting president Rekha Sharma on Saturday welcomed the Cabinet's approval of a Bill to make instant triple talaq or talaq-e-biddat a criminal offence. This is a ...

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Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report

Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report

Gobert was injured Friday night when Derrick Favors fell onto his knee during the Jazz's win over the Boston Celtics . The post player is also dealing with a bone bruise in his tibia. Rudy Gobert...

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Iran expands provision of ballistic missile technology to militias

Iran expands provision of ballistic missile technology to militias

Haley and Seal said that the weapons systems on display were mostly provided to DoD by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as evidence of attacks against them. Haley has called on the UN Securit...

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Drinking tea might help reduce glaucoma risk, new study concludes

Drinking tea might help reduce glaucoma risk, new study concludes

While experts say the study does not show that the brew will protect you from the condition completely, they do believe the antioxidants and natural anti-inflammatories found in tea might play a rol...

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