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Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

Cheryl Peek-Ball are leading by example and have already been vaccinated", the Department said. Infants should receive two doses of the vaccine at least six months apart, the agency said, adding tha...

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Pot use among pregnant women of all ages continues rise

Pot use among pregnant women of all ages continues rise

Researchers looked at trends of prenatal cannabis use from 2009-2016 using data from a large California health-care system. Drug tests sometimes revealed marijuana use that patients didn't disclos...

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Rain and snow batters United Kingdom bringing white Christmas for some

Parts of Britain have experienced a white Christmas after snow fell for a couple of hours in Spadeadam, Cumbria. There is also a warning for rain and snow in place for most of England and Wales fr...

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Trump to Rich People:

Trump to Rich People: "You all just got a lot richer"

Soon after returning to his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach from the outing at 2 p.m., Trump launched a tweetstorm against Andrew McCabe , deputy director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and th...

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17-year-old charged in murder of Virginia couple

17-year-old charged in murder of Virginia couple

Police have charged a 17-year-old Lorton , Virginia teenager with killing a couple in their own home Friday evening, located in the 2600 block of Black Fir Court in Reston , Virginia . In the ema...

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Have Unwanted Gift Cards? Here's What to Do

Have Unwanted Gift Cards? Here's What to Do

Nothing is more frustrating that showing up to a restaurant and not being able to find your gift card. Typically, in-store trade-ins offers lower resale returns than the online exchange marketplaces...

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Opposition parties slam hike in water, sewer tariff in Delhi

Opposition parties slam hike in water, sewer tariff in Delhi

The hike will come into effect from February 1, 2018. "Above 20,000 litres, a 20% combined hike on water and sewer charges approved in the Delhi Jal Board meeting", Delhi government spokesperson Nag...

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World Health Organization to Declare Excessive Gaming to Be an Official Disorder

According to the World Health Organization, it can be. The draft said addictive gamers can be diagnosed if it is severe enough to "result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educa...

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Shami, Thakur picked for India's ODIs in South Africa

Shami, Thakur picked for India's ODIs in South Africa

Jadhav (hamstring) and Thakur (shoulder) were injured during the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka that concludes on Sunday with the inconsequential third T20I in Mumbai . We wanted to increase s...

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HC doubts spirituality of Rohini ashram for confining girls

HC doubts spirituality of Rohini ashram for confining girls

The Delhi High Court on Thursday raised doubts over the ashram's claims that the female inmates there were not illegally confined, saying that if they were free, why were they being kept behind locked...

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Husband, 83, spouse, 80, wished to offer weed as Christmas items

Husband, 83, spouse, 80, wished to offer weed as Christmas items

The odor of marijuana tipped deputies off to the stash during a December 19 traffic stop in York County in eastern Nebraska, authorities said. The couple, from Northern California, told the police t...

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North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an

North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"

On Friday, the UN Security Council agreed new sanctions, responding to missile tests carried out by North Korea. The UN resolution said North Korea is selling coal and other prohibited items "throug...

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Fueled by opioid crisis, US life expectancy declines for second straight year

Fueled by opioid crisis, US life expectancy declines for second straight year

What is frightening on both the local and national levels is health officials believe that overdose deaths are going to continue climbing, and could contribute to extending the decline in life expecta...

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At least 37 feared dead after shopping mall fire in Philippines

At least 37 feared dead after shopping mall fire in Philippines

It was unclear when firefighters would be able to break into most areas of the mall, where the blaze was put under control on Sunday, although smoke continued to billow from the building. Photos relea...

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Pennsylvania Doctor Blame in Dead of 5 Patients From Opioid Overdoses

Pennsylvania Doctor Blame in Dead of 5 Patients From Opioid Overdoses

Kraynak was one of just three in Valley to be approved by the department. Kraynak's actions, prosecutors further allege, caused the deaths of five patients between 2013 and 2015. & U.S. Courthouse. ...

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Congress passes sweeping tax overhaul

Congress passes sweeping tax overhaul

Democrats call the legislation a boon to the rich. The Senate used a post-midnight vote to approve the measure on a party-line 51-48 tally. President Trump wrote on Twitter that if the bill pa...

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Mahadayi water dispute: BS Yeddyurappa's big announcement today?

Mahadayi water dispute: BS Yeddyurappa's big announcement today?

Karnataka and Maharashtra have proposed diversion of water from the river, which flows into Goa, and the State has strongly objected to this on grounds of water scarcity, environment destruction, wild...

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Hickenlooper asks for $9.6M for children's health insurance

Hickenlooper asks for $9.6M for children's health insurance

The CHIP funding expired back in September after the federal funding ran out, leaving the states to pay out of pocket for their resident's coverage. Several states, including Utah, Connecticut and V...

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Iran v Saudi Arabia conflict has entered 'UNPREDICTABLE' phase

Iran v Saudi Arabia conflict has entered 'UNPREDICTABLE' phase

The coalition receives logistical and intelligence support from the United States and UK. The audacious attack aimed at the heart of Saudi power follows the downing of another missile in November ne...

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Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Shares Sold by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) Shares Sold by Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL

The day's high marked a slight increase on the previous day's close which saw PM finish the day's trading at 104.47. (NYSE:PM) have been seen trading -7.08% away from the 200-day moving average and -0...

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Eating fish might make you smarter, new study suggests

Eating fish might make you smarter, new study suggests

Those who ate fish once a week scored 4.8 points higher in IQ tests than those who rarely or never did. Those whose meals sometimes included fish scored 3.3 points higher. "Children should be introd...

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" "Maxim Group Reiterates "$94.00" Price Target for Gilead Sciences (NASDAQ:GILD)

The hedge fund held 85,712 shares of the other pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $13.17 million, up from 73,012 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Robeco Institutional ...

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Flo Bjelke-Petersen, senator and wife of former Queensland premier, dies

Flo Bjelke-Petersen, senator and wife of former Queensland premier, dies

You were a rock of our community and will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered". Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen.Lady Flo was famed for her pumpkin scones as well as her political career. "Joh and ...

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22-yr-old woman attacked, set on fire by 'lover' in Hyderabad

22-yr-old woman attacked, set on fire by 'lover' in Hyderabad

After she turned down his offers to take her out, Karthik made a decision to murder her. Karthik has been detained, sources said. She suffered 80 per cent burns and later succumbed to the injuries.An ...

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Sensex up 90 points; Nifty rises to 10460

Sensex up 90 points; Nifty rises to 10460

The wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded higher by 41.15 points, or 0.39 percent, at 10,481.45 points. Hunt for bargains in recent losers and a higher trend in Asian markets fol...

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Eat apples, tomatoes to keep your lungs healthy

Eat apples, tomatoes to keep your lungs healthy

So whether you smoke or not maintaining the healthy diet is beneficial for all. "This study fits into a growing body of research demonstrating the health benefits of consuming a diet rich in pla...

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Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

The debris field was first spotted by a military plane. The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue a marine animal during a major drug seizure. "They probably felt the heat coming and got rid of it", Diaz...

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The opioid crisis is driving down United States life expectancy, new data shows

The opioid crisis is driving down United States life expectancy, new data shows

The last time the US life expectancy dropped was in 1993 because of the AIDS epidemic. "If you look at the other developed countries in the world, they're not seeing this kind of thing". In comparison...

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A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says

A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says

Dr Martha Morris, of Rush University Medical Centre in Chicago, led the study published in the journal Neurology . Morris and her team followed up with participants for 10 years and found that the ...

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'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg

'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg

In an emotional write-up for InStyle magazine, the model opened up about her painful condition that she is going through since the last six years and expressed her desire to raise awareness among gi...

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