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Teens' Use Of E-Cigarettes Drops For The First Time, CDC Says

Teens' Use Of E-Cigarettes Drops For The First Time, CDC Says

Use of cigarettes between 2011 and 2016 fell among high school students to 8 percent in 2016 from 15.8 percent in 2011, use of cigars fell to 7.7 percent from 11.6 percent and smokeless tobacco use ...

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Relays for life begin this weekend

Relays for life begin this weekend

He said downtown Elkins is a great location for the event, which takes place at the Elkins Town Square adjacent to the Welcome Center. "But we still have a steady group of volunteers and we are just...

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Coconut oil as 'unhealthy as beef dripping'

Coconut oil as 'unhealthy as beef dripping'

Saturated fats are found in meat, full-fat milk, and butter , and some tropical oils like palm and coconut oil . Coconut oil has a reputation as the elixir of health fanatics, but it may not be ...

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India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

Kohli is coming into this final with a classy 78-ball 96 against Bangladesh while Junaid, who took two wickets against England , played an important role as a bowler in the win. The former head of ...

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2 escaped Georgia inmates have been captured, officials say

CBS46 affiliate WSMV-TV reported that the inmates tied up a couple in a home at gunpoint in Shelbyville, TN, and stayed there for about three hours Thursday afternoon. Authorities described the ...

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Red snapper season in federal waters extended to weekends through Labor Day

Red snapper season in federal waters extended to weekends through Labor Day

This is the longest red snapper season since 2013. An agreement was made between the U.S. Department of Commerce and five Gulf states (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas), says the ...

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Ex-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies

He entrenched Germany in a wider Europe, in the hope of achieving a unity and peace that the continent had never known before. "Today with the death of Helmut Kohl a reference of extraordinary gre...

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Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

If Davis, who launches the formal negotiations with Barnier on Monday, can show British willing on the EU's priority "Phase One" issues, then trade talks could get under way by the turn of the year - ...

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Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

The chances of Britain ending up outside the single market when Brexit talks are concluded have receded somewhat after last week's election, although the pound might weaken further against other cur...

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London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80

London fire singes British politics, death toll expected to rise to 80

London police expect the death toll to rise further but said it could take months to search the burned-out building and identify the victims. The area surrounding the council-owned tower has been...

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Policeman Killed, Another Injured In Terror Attack In Srinagar

Policeman Killed, Another Injured In Terror Attack In Srinagar

Dar had sustained multiple bullet injuries and was declared brought dead by the doctors. The constable who lost his life has been identified as Sajad Ahmad of Jammu and Kashmir Police. Earlier, one yo...

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New tan drug gives sun-kissed glow sans cancer risk

New tan drug gives sun-kissed glow sans cancer risk

According to researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in the U.S., the finding could prevent skin cancer and even slow the ageing process. But while forskolin stimulated the production o...

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India Stands Second on the Highest Number of Obese Children in 2015

India Stands Second on the Highest Number of Obese Children in 2015

The percentages of obese children are lower than the adults but according to findings, that rate is increasing and is especially evident in countries like China, India and Indonesia. The U.S. had th...

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BP, Reliance To Invest $6B In India's Deepwater Offshore Gas

BP, Reliance To Invest $6B In India's Deepwater Offshore Gas

The companies aim to develop about 3 Tcf of resources that will result in production of an additional 30 MMcmgd to 35 MMcmgd from the D6 block in the Krishna Godavari basin between 2020 and 2022, Bob...

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Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

It is always hard for conjoined twins to have a normal life and especially if they are yet toddlers. The operation was carefully orchestrated by marking the monitors and equipment with blue and purp...

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Trump to impose travel, trade restrictions with Cuba

Trump to impose travel, trade restrictions with Cuba

With few exceptions, their advice was: Don't do it. "The United States prospers by engaging with the world", they wrote. A newly introduced Senate bill to lift remaining travel restrictions has at...

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Petrol pumps withdraw strike call over daily price revision

Petrol pumps withdraw strike call over daily price revision

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, the daily price revision will be implemented from 16th of this month as decided. "The daily price revision is an initiative for ensuring...

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Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

Banks penalty gives Highlanders win over Lions

Head coach Warren Gatland warned his British and Irish Lions team they must improve their discipline and adapt their scrummaging after narrowly losing to Highlanders in Dunedin yesterday. That s...

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Patients 'shouldn't panic' over Aspirin bleed risk study

Patients 'shouldn't panic' over Aspirin bleed risk study

As the study was observational, it could not establish that increased risk is entirely caused by aspirin but previous research suggests about half of bleeds would have occurred whether or not people w...

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Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples

Almost 2,900 British citizens were naturalized in Germany in 2016, a hefty 361% rise on the year before. "A connection with Brexit is obvious", the statistic office said, noting it was the highest...

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Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

You might also be interested in. A federal grand jury has indicted a woman accused of leaking classified documents to a news organization. The charge carries a potential penalty of up to 10 years ...

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Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Turkey last week approved plans to deploy more troops to a military base it has established in Qatar under a 2014 agreement with the Gulf Arab state. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the i...

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Senate Approves First Portion Of Trump's Huge Saudi Weapons Deal

Senate Approves First Portion Of Trump's Huge Saudi Weapons Deal

Vote to support the Paul-Murphy-Franken resolution against Trump's Saudi arms deal. Most of that sale still has to be finalized, which means Congress will have a chance to vote on many future arm...

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British Police Name Third London Attacker

British Police Name Third London Attacker

In Britain's third Islamist attack in as many months, three men on Saturday rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before running into the Borough Market area, where they slit throats and st...

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Pundits also noticed that Trump confidante Newt Gingrich had publicly denounced Mueller, and said that he couldn't be trusted to run an independent investigation, even though he had lauded him when ...

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Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released

Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI released

The release of the dash cam videos come after police shared pictures of the damage to Woods' auto. "I expect more from myself too", Woods also said in his statement. Woods told the officer that he had...

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England win U20 World Cup after 1-0 win over Venezuela

England win U20 World Cup after 1-0 win over Venezuela

Meanwhile, Sir Geoff Hurst , whose hat-trick helped England beat West Germany in 1966 as England won the World Cup at Wembley, also congratulated the squad. It had a chance to take the lead aga...

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Gavin Sheets Drafted 49th by the Chicago White Sox

Gavin Sheets Drafted 49th by the Chicago White Sox

He chose to attend the University of Missouri and has blossomed into a first round talent. Houck may have to bide his time anyway, as Boston's current starting rotation includes MLB All-Stars Chris ...

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North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

Once, Rodman brought with him several other former National Basketball Association players for a couple of exhibition games to celebrate Kim's birthday. Rodman is heading to North Korea later Tuesday ...

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Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Mr Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey . Trump replied: "Oh, you're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer, don't ...

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