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Proctor student accused of making threat

Proctor student accused of making threat

School went on as scheduled Thursday with an increased police presence. Some of the students said they plan to do it despite that warning. "The issue isn't whether the suspension is warranted". "Commu...

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Ghana records first case of Lassa Fever at Tema

Ghana records first case of Lassa Fever at Tema

The dreaded Lassa fever has reared its ugly head in Ghana following the death of one person in Tema, a suburb of Accra, Ghana. The NCDC is running its Emergency Operations Center at the highest po...

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B'desh accuses Myanmar of military buildup on border

B'desh accuses Myanmar of military buildup on border

Bangladesh's foreign ministry summoned the Myanmar ambassador to Dhaka and asked for an immediate withdrawal of the Myanmar security forces and military assets along the border. "Today, they reduced...

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Nigeria school kidnapping: more than 100 girls missing in Dapchi

Nigeria school kidnapping: more than 100 girls missing in Dapchi

The girls' ages range from 11 to 19 years, the presidency stated on its official Tweeter handle. Meanwhile details of the abducted girls was contained in another statement issued in Abuja on Tuesda...

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Percent Of Nonsmokers Say They Should Get Extra Vacation Days, Survey Says

Percent Of Nonsmokers Say They Should Get Extra Vacation Days, Survey Says

Almost 42 percent of nonsmoking respondents said nonsmokers should earn an extra three to five days of vacation, while only 28 percent of smokers agreed. When it comes to what smokers would need to qu...

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Selfie distortion is making patients seek surgery

Selfie distortion is making patients seek surgery

Given that mini self-portraits ( selfies ) are now a currency traded on Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook , and are increasingly a way people see themselves, and their flaws, plastic surgeons are war...

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More Cases Confirmed Following Listeriosis Outbreak

More Cases Confirmed Following Listeriosis Outbreak

You'd think eating rockmelon would be relatively safe because the flesh isn't at risk of being exposed to anything nasty until you cut it open to eat, but that's where you're wrong. The outbreak has b...

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Student whose teacher fired weapon speaks out against arming teachers

Student whose teacher fired weapon speaks out against arming teachers

One student sustained an ankle injury from running, but no others were hurt. Davidson was taken into police custody after a standoff with police that lasted 30 to 45 minutes, police spokesman Bruc...

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There may be more two types of diabetes

There may be more two types of diabetes

This form of the disease correlates highly with obesity and can, over time, lead to blindness, kidney damage, and heart disease or stroke. In this picture, a medical assistant administers a insuli...

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Mueller's office examining Trump's apparent efforts to oust Sessions in July

Mueller's office examining Trump's apparent efforts to oust Sessions in July

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends the National Sheriffs Association Winter Conference in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2018. Since the Obama-era DOJ and FBI are the very agencies in quest...

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UN Aid Workers killed by Boko Haram

UN Aid Workers killed by Boko Haram

People displaced by Boko Haram violence are heavily dependent on aid. They attacked a military base and a displaced persons' camp holding about 55,000 people. The medical charity Medecins Sans Fro...

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North Korea supplies equipment for chemical weapons to Syria

North Korea supplies equipment for chemical weapons to Syria

North Korea has been placed at the center of global sanctions due to its nuclear program. It was posted on the website of the US Federal Register and takes effect on Monday. Since the Syrian civil w...

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'Horror' as doctor cuts open wrong patient's head

'Horror' as doctor cuts open wrong patient's head

An unnamed man who was due to receive only nursing and medication for head swelling was wheeled into the operating theatre on February 19 and underwent a brain surgery meant for someone else. But acco...

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Ronda Rousey Signs WWE Contract, Puts Triple H Through A Table

Ronda Rousey Signs WWE Contract, Puts Triple H Through A Table

A mixed-tag match has been there in the reckoning for quite a while now and she even spoke about her preference of partners. Sure, Nia Jax is the roster's current one-woman wrecking crew but her pen...

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Big Ten Basketball: Predicting the 2018 Conference Tournament

Big Ten Basketball: Predicting the 2018 Conference Tournament

But to have all of it happen in one game - with a crucial five-second violation throw in for good measure - and still win? Wagner picked up his fourth foul with 9:52 left - a call that stoked the ...

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Ex-Google Employee Files Sexual Harassment Suit

Ex-Google Employee Files Sexual Harassment Suit

He popped out and said "You'll never know what I was doing!". The same coworker, she said, approached her the following day, grabbed her lanyard, asked her name, and in doing so grazed her chest. "Goo...

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Mayor picks Miami superintendent to lead NYC schools

Mayor picks Miami superintendent to lead NYC schools

The mayor said he was engaged in talks and meetings with Carvalho for several weeks and was obviously taken by surprise. "They are 12,000 school-aged kids going to school right now in Miami ". He s...

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Flu Vaccination Rate Varies Among California Health Professionals

Flu Vaccination Rate Varies Among California Health Professionals

As flu cases multiply, hospital visits for flu-like symptoms had surged to almost 11 percent of all hospital visits statewide but have since dropped by half; the percentage peaked at just under 8 perc...

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Teacher was sending naked photos to a 14-year-old student

Teacher was sending naked photos to a 14-year-old student

The victim told detectives that Peterson told him they couldn't tell anyone about their relationship or they'd get in trouble. The boy is said to have told his parents that the relationship made h...

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Kelly Clarkson Makes Her Coaching Debut on 'The Voice'

Kelly Clarkson Makes Her Coaching Debut on 'The Voice'

Monday's episode is called "The Blind Auditions Season Premiere", (try saying that three times fast!) and it's all about girl power. Coming into her audition as a definite Clarkson fan, Cartelli joi...

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Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise; envoy blames emergency

Maldives declines India's invite for naval exercise; envoy blames emergency

Confirming that Maldives will stay away from Milan exercise, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today said that Male did not give any reason for the decision. This is a second setback to India's diplo...

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INX Media case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram, produces him in court

INX Media case: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram, produces him in court

As the hearing began, CBI sought Karti's custody for 14 days before the Sessions Court of Sunil Rana , citing lack of time for interrogation. The agency has alleged that Karti had received funds to...

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One in 14 Women smoked during pregnancy, CDC report says

One in 14 Women smoked during pregnancy, CDC report says

In an earlier report from the CDC's Pregnancy Risk Assessment and Monitoring System in 2011, around 10 percent of U.S. pregnant women reported to have smoked during their last trimester. Non-Hispanic...

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Ivanka Trump Bristles When Pressed About Her Father's Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Ivanka Trump Bristles When Pressed About Her Father's Alleged Sexual Misconduct

You know she probably believes it. In fact, she continued with a restrained laugh, "I don't think that's a question you would have asked many other daughters". But when a journalist brought up s...

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman initiates major military reshuffle

Saudi Arabia's King Salman initiates major military reshuffle

No official reason was given for the changes, but they come as the kingdom's bloody conflict with Yemen's Huthi rebels nears the end of its third year. The Saudi government has seen several high-l...

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School kids pick futuristic mascots for 2020 summer Olympics

School kids pick futuristic mascots for 2020 summer Olympics

With nearly 110,000 votes, " Mascots A" were selected. Sadly he will not receive any royalties as all intellectual rights will go to the International Olympic and Paralympic committees. The organis...

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Are varicose veins linked to deep vein thrombosis?

Are varicose veins linked to deep vein thrombosis?

While varicose veins are usually harmless, researchers found the veins were associated with a more serious condition called deep vein thrombosis . "Previous studies evaluating the association of vari...

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Kate Middleton reveals her secret to stay always on top

Kate Middleton reveals her secret to stay always on top

Less than two months before the arrival of her baby, she also joked that the duke was "in denial" about the impending addition to their family. Kate's light-hearted comment came as she visited a l...

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Netflix's New The Week Of Trailer Pits Adam Sandler Against Chris Rock

Netflix's New The Week Of Trailer Pits Adam Sandler Against Chris Rock

The Week Of tells the story of a wedding. Starring: Adam Sandler , Chris Rock , Rachel Dratch , Steve Buscemi , Roland Buck III and Allison Strong, THE WEEK OF Premieres on Netflix on April 2...

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CDC researcher missing for two weeks after leaving work sick

CDC researcher missing for two weeks after leaving work sick

Authorities have said Cunningham disappeared after leaving work early on February 12, complaining of feeling ill. According to local reports, the parents found Cunningham's phone, keys, wallet, vehi...

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