• Scott Pruitt says emissions standards for cars, light trucks should be revised
Scott Pruitt says emissions standards for cars, light trucks should be revised

CARB is widely expected to fight any effort to eliminate its waiver which was first enacted in 1970. President Trump intially pledged to review the vehicle regulations in March of past year. And that, along with other legal actions, could tie up any changes the EPA winds up making for some time. More than a dozen states adhere to California's...

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  • Synthetic Marijuana, 'K2,' 'Spice,' Causing Bleeding From Eyes And Ears, Officials Say
Synthetic Marijuana, 'K2,' 'Spice,' Causing Bleeding From Eyes And Ears, Officials Say

Melissa Millewich, an emergency room physician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, a general medical and surgical facility in Downers Grove. All 38 people went to hospitals after experiencing some form of severe bleeding, according to the health department.

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  • Kenyan opposition figure deported to Dubai, lawyers say
Kenyan opposition figure deported to Dubai, lawyers say

Odinga's supporters insist Kenyatta fraudulently won Kenya's presidential election in August. The government responded by arresting opposition politicians. There was no immediate comment from the police. Miguna Miguna , targeted in a Kenyan government crackdown amid lingering election tensions, was deported even after a court ordered authorities...

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  • SIT set up to probe CBSE paper leak
SIT set up to probe CBSE paper leak

He said CBSE is a respected and reliable organisation and throughout the year, it conducts many examinations, including 1.40 crore students. The CBSE issued a circular informing about the re-examination and said dates and other details for it would be posted on the board's website.

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  • Amsterdam police detain over 100 England fans
Amsterdam police detain over 100 England fans

Video footage on social media showed some fans throwing bottles at police and bicycles into Amsterdam's historic canals before the match in the Amsterdam Arena. The trouble in Amsterdam comes a year after unsavoury scenes marred England's friendly against Germany in Dortmund. "As was reiterated ahead of the fixture, we always urge supporters to r...

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  • Virat Kohli to play county cricket : England
Virat Kohli to play county cricket : England

Reports on Saturday suggested a deal has already been struck, with the Indian captain expected to miss the one-off Test with Afghanistan in Bangalore on 20 June and a Twenty20 series with Ireland in order to tune up for English conditions. Despite Kohli's astounding success all over the globe, Kohli has found the going tough in England, especially ...

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  • Trump calls to congratulate Putin on election win
Trump calls to congratulate Putin on election win

The president's tone drew a rebuke from Sen. John McCain and others for calling Putin on Tuesday to congratulate him for his re-election. The White House said that in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Trump and Putin discussed bilateral relations and the need to continue dialogue on key security priorities and challenges.

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  • Once-A-Day Male Contraceptive Pill Successful In First Clinical Trials
Once-A-Day Male Contraceptive Pill Successful In First Clinical Trials

This new male contraceptive pill is a drug called dimethandrolone undecanoate, or DMAU . The study's senior investigator , Stephanie Page, M.D., PhD, professor of medicine at the University of Washington is calling it a major step forward in the development of a once-daily "male pill".

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  • Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss
Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. 'hurting for the team' after loss

Should both Porters return, Missouri is likely ranked in the preseason top-10 and could make a deep postseason run. Porter Jr. said that he was "frustrated" by his play, making just 4 of 12 shots he attempted from the floor. "I feel like being able to do that helped". The freshman was a five-star recruit after leading his high school team to a ...

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  • Aamir Khan celebrates birthday in Mumbai, says Big B is coping well
Aamir Khan celebrates birthday in Mumbai, says Big B is coping well

And guess who was waiting for him at the airport? While Aamir was casually dressed in a Tshirt and jeans, Kiran wore a yellow kurta and paired it with white trousers. The audience will witness him do action film after a long time. But if I actually had to change him, I don't think I would be as happy to see that. "So, it's definitely a challeng...

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  • Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs
Congressional Republicans threaten action over Trump's tariffs

But the industry also fears the indirect consequences of Mr Trump's actions, which could lead to cheap Chinese steel being dumped on European markets instead of sold to the USA. Both Mexico and Canada have balked at Trump's move to link the NAFTA renegotiations with the impending tariffs . President Donald Trump has signed proclamations ...

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  • Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos
Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos

A long haul stockpiling tank containing fluid nitrogen at the University Hospitals Fertility Center in Cleveland encountered a clear hardware disappointment over the previous end of the week, enabling the temperature to end up hotter than it should.

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  • Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves
Derrick Rose signs with Minnesota Timberwolves

When he tore his ACL in the 2012 NBA Playoffs, Chicago fans were heartbroken. The Timberwolves reportedly expressed interest in the 29-year-old former MVP after the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Rose to the Utah Jazz as part of a three-team, six-player swap at the Trade Deadline in February.

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  • Barbie celebrates International Women's Day
Barbie celebrates International Women's Day

The French chef, who got her start working at Alain Ducasse 's Le Louis XV restaurant in Monaco, was touched by the honor. As part of the #MoreRoleModels campaign, Barbie also shared a video on YouTube which features some of the women with their dolls.

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  • Emergency rooms slammed with opioid overdoses in Missouri and IL
Emergency rooms slammed with opioid overdoses in Missouri and IL

Anne Schuchat explained in a statement. "The fast-moving opioid overdose epidemic continues and is accelerating". The largest increases in ER visits from opioid overdoses were seen in the West, Southwest and Midwest with 7 to 11 percent increases per quarter.

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  • Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise
Oklahoma Opioid Deaths Continue To Rise

Previously, the agency looked at death from opioids, which lag behind reports from emergency rooms. In the first nine months of 2017, the state had 609 opioid deaths, a 5 percent decrease from the same period in 2016. The data reports that, from the same time frame as the ESOOS Program report, all 5 United States regions experienced increases in ...

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  • Assad troops take half of besieged Ghouta as rebel groups surrender
Assad troops take half of besieged Ghouta as rebel groups surrender

The Russian-supported "indiscriminate, brutal attacks" have killed at least 800 people and led most of the area's estimated 400,000 population to seek shelter in basements from intense shelling and air strikes despite demands from the United Nations for a ceasefire on 24 February.

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  • 26 killed as truck falls into pit in Gujarat
26 killed as truck falls into pit in Gujarat

Police said the truck was carrying a marriage party and the accident took place near Ranghola on Rajkot-Bhavnagar highway. Trucks are often hired by poor Indian families to carry people to weddings. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's office (CMO) has ordered the district authorities and administration to furnish the details about the incident and ...

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  • Black Panther Continues To Dominate At The Box Office
Black Panther Continues To Dominate At The Box Office

When it comes to comic book adaptations alone, Black Panther has become the third highest grossing superhero movie of all-time in the domestic box office and looks ready to take the spot of The Dark Knight (2008) by the end of the week.

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  • England Sevens into Cup quarter final in Las Vegas
England Sevens into Cup quarter final in Las Vegas

The Springbok Sevens side finished fourth after losing 26-22 to Fiji in the bronze final. Despite a disappointing finish in Las Vegas, the Blitzboks extended their overall lead in the World Rugby Sevens Series standings. I think happy with the four out of the six games. "We started to play better the more we played together‚" Snyman said....

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  • Scandinavian Study Proposes Splitting Diabetes into Five Types
Scandinavian Study Proposes Splitting Diabetes into Five Types

If someone has Type 1 diabetes, their pancreas does not create insulin. They tested these across three more cohorts of patients, consisting of 5795 people. Cluster 1 (6.4 percent of patients): Early-onset, low BMI , poor metabolic control, insulin deficiency and severe autoimmune diabetes (SAID ). And two other clusters, Mild Age-Related Diab...

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  • Doctors perform brain surgery on wrong patient
Doctors perform brain surgery on wrong patient

A baby was kidnapped two weeks ago and on January 20 some nursing mothers complained they had been assaulted or sexually harassed on their way to breastfeed their infants. "The hospital deeply regrets this event and has done all it can to ensure the safety and wellbeing of the patient in question", read the statement from the hospital, adding the p...

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  • Flu claims the life of another child in Minnesota
Flu claims the life of another child in Minnesota

Anne Schuchat, the CDC's acting director, said during a meeting with health officials last month. Compared to the previous week, this was a decrease of 7,968 cases. By far, the highest number of deaths - 130 - are people age 65 and older. This flu season is one of the worst in memory. Flu season in North Carolina runs into May, according to sta...

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  • Russia vetoes UN draft resolution pressuring Iran over Yemen
Russia vetoes UN draft resolution pressuring Iran over Yemen

The U.N. Security Council will decide whether it will renew sanctions on Yemen Monday, and add Iran to the list. On Monday, a UK-drafted text was blocked by Russian Federation in the UN Security Council. The report found that some missile debris discovered in Yemen was of Iranian origin, delivered into the country after the embargo was impose...

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  • Trump On Kushner's Clearance: Jared's 'Outstanding,' But It's Up To John Kelly
Trump On Kushner's Clearance: Jared's 'Outstanding,' But It's Up To John Kelly

General Kelly respects Jared a lot and General Kelly will make that call. "I have no doubt he will make the right decision", Trump said. In a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , Trump also heaped praise on his daughter Ivanka's husband - who, he noted, takes no salary for his job as a top White House adviser.

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  • Vettel and Ferrari 'fired up' for 2018 after unveiling SF71H
Vettel and Ferrari 'fired up' for 2018 after unveiling SF71H

The SF71H was presented in front of a live audience at Ferrari's headquarters in Maranello , Italy, four days before the official start of F1's pre-season testing at Barcelona. "Our goal is to always be faster". "The most visible is the Halo". The new challenger has a longer wheelbase to move it more into line with rival Mercedes' design.

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  • Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Connected to Opioid Substitute
Salmonella Outbreak Possibly Connected to Opioid Substitute

To date, 28 cases, including eleven hospitalizations, have been reported in 20 states. Food and Drug Administration [FDA] advocated consumers not to utilize Kratom based on the agency's discovery that it contained opioid compounds. Known for its stimulant effects, the plant has been considered by governmental agencies as an opioid substitute ,...

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  • Google can use eyes to predict heart attack risk
Google can use eyes to predict heart attack risk

A Google Research team used a deep learning algorithm to accurately predict cardiovascular risk based on images of human eyes. Peng added to write in the blog post that, "For example, our algorithm could distinguish the retinal images of a smoker from that of a non-smoker 71 percent of the time, compared to a ~50 percent (i.e.

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  • Haverhill 1st grader MA first child flu death of season
Haverhill 1st grader MA first child flu death of season

He is a spokesman for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. The drug maker Shionogi said that its new flu treatment succeeds in 24 hours, at least according to a late-stage trial it conducted on American and Japanese patients, The Wall Street Journal reported .

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  • 14 more flu-related deaths reported in CT
14 more flu-related deaths reported in CT

This does not mean that it kept 36 percent of the people who got it from getting sick at all. Mid-South emergency rooms are seeing an increase in the number of visits. It'll be a few more weeks or months until flu season recedes for this year". "It's mostly to protect my granddaughter, who has a low immune system", Woolf said.

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  • Publix Reverses Policy, Will Cover PrEP for Employees
Publix Reverses Policy, Will Cover PrEP for Employees

A major USA supermarket chain says it will expand its health insurance coverage to include HIV prevention medication for employees after. A trio of Tuesday morning Tweets off Publix's corporate account read, "Publix appreciates the concerns shared by our associates and customers".

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  • US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate
US Study on Cellphone Radiation Won't Settle Debate

An unusual pattern of cardiomyopathy, a sign of an enlarged and damaged heart, was seen in both male and female rats, the study found. It cost the FDA $25 million to fund these two long-term studies. It does not apply to 4G or 5G, which use different frequencies and modulation, he said. On Friday, the US National Toxicology Program (NTP), a d...

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  • The Flu is Not Slowing Down, More People Expected to Get Sick
The Flu is Not Slowing Down, More People Expected to Get Sick

The California Department of Public Health said vaccinating is the best protection against the influenza virus. As many of us know, today's flu is the worst that America has seen since 1918. It is also important for family members and people who have regular contact with high-risk individuals to be vaccinated. Also avoid touching your eyes, no...

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  • Breast most cancers remedies might trigger coronary heart failure
Breast most cancers remedies might trigger coronary heart failure

Cardiovascular disease kills more women than breast cancer. Nearly 48 million women in the United States have some kind of heart disease , compared with 3.3 million women with breast cancer, the AHA said. Some prostate cancers are low-risk and do not need to be treated with radiotherapy, or operated on. "Ideal breast cancer outcomes are reli...

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  • Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, six more weeks of winter
Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, six more weeks of winter

Interestingly enough, out of all his predictions since 1887, Phil has only seen his shadow 18 times. What does that mean? While groundhogs and other critters make similar predictions across the nation on Groundhog Day , it is Phil's that is followed the most closely.

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  • New Mexico women need to know the risk of heart disease
New Mexico women need to know the risk of heart disease

Nearly a decade of years ago, the American Heart Association presented "Go Red for Women", a movement providing information to women about cardiovascular disease. Be aware of your blood pressure and cholesterol. Walk through a model of the heart and learn all about how your heart beats and why taking care of it is so important.

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  • Meet Joe Kennedy, who will deliver the Democrats' SOTU response
Meet Joe Kennedy, who will deliver the Democrats' SOTU response

Earlier Tuesday, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi of California warned Democratic lawmakers not to walk out of Trump's speech or draw attention to themselves with any disruptive protest, insisting they leave the focus on the president. "He will surely not be apologizing for the many lies he told American voters: how he promised to defend the ...

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  • ARSA: Myanmar playing politics with global community regarding Rohingya repatriation
ARSA: Myanmar playing politics with global community regarding Rohingya repatriation

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, leave after attending the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India. Richardson said he had informed the USA ambassador in Yangon and the State Department of his intention to resign but had...

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  • Rough sleeping in Hastings hits record high in 2017
Rough sleeping in Hastings hits record high in 2017

The data is an estimate based on counts by support workers, police, charities and church groups who reported to local authorities. The rest of England recorded a 14% rise. To do that, the government must act to build a new generation of genuinely affordable homes to rent, as well as ensuring housing benefit is fit for goal in the short-term".

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  • One in eight secondary schools in England are 'failing'
One in eight secondary schools in England are 'failing'

Teenagers at free schools improved more than pupils at any state secondary schools apart from grammars, new government figures showed yesterday. Kate Pereira, headteacher at St Benedict's, said they were "delighted" with their score. On the measure of Attainment 8 , Sheffield scored an average of 44.6 which is below the national average of 46.3....

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  • Influenza might be spread simply by breathing, study finds
Influenza might be spread simply by breathing, study finds

Last week Wisconsin was at the top tier of the moderate level and this week jumped to the lowest of the three tiers in the high level. If you think you're infected with Aussie flu , you shouldn't see your GP, as you could spread the virus further.

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  • Community Health Officer informs students of flu and cold season
Community Health Officer informs students of flu and cold season

Dr. Terry Hinkson from Regional Hospital in Rapid City says one of the reasons for the outbreak is the flu shot not being as effective this year. While Hamilton's numbers remain relatively steady, the number of people stricken by flu continues to rise across the country, with 15,572 laboratory-confirmed cases for the season as of January 6, the...

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  • Donald Trump's lawyers paid off sexual misconduct accuser for $130k
Donald Trump's lawyers paid off sexual misconduct accuser for $130k

Evans said Daniels told her, "Well, picture this: Donald Trump chasing me around the bedroom in his tighty-whities". Let's have some fun! "Come have fun. The news outlet claimed it had been in talks with Ms Clifford about doing an interview but she decided against it just days before the 2016 presidential vote.

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  • Democratic-Led States Go to Court to Reinstate Net Neutrality
Democratic-Led States Go to Court to Reinstate Net Neutrality

Are you fearful for the internet's future minus protection from net neutrality rules? Democrats looking to override the Federal Communications Commission's December 14 decision to repeal net neutrality rules say that they have locked down 50 votes in the Senate.

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  • Flu Shot Numbers Show Increase Over Last Year: Haggie
Flu Shot Numbers Show Increase Over Last Year: Haggie

Boonville R-1 School District closed Friday due to a high number staff and students with the flu, according to Boonville officials. CT is still four to six weeks out from peak flu season, but in just the last three months the state has seen more than one thousand confirmed flu cases.

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  • Men who take ibuprofen are at risk for fertility problems, study says
Men who take ibuprofen are at risk for fertility problems, study says

Although it is massively taken by people from all over the world it can cause stomach bleedings, ulcers and it increases the risk of having a stroke or heart attack. While the testosterone levels in the men taking ibuprofen had not changed, researchers found their pituitary glands were boosting testosterone production anyway, inducing the compens...

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  • Jon Gruden expected to become new head coach of Raiders
Jon Gruden expected to become new head coach of Raiders

Additionally, per the report Mark Davis has offered Gruden an ownership stake previously, which could potentially come into play again. Del Rio signed a four-year contract extension through 2020 last offseason on the heels of a 12-4 campaign.

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  • Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed
Conor McGregor catches DEADLY Aussie Flu - UFC star left 'SHAKING' in bed

The MMA star took to his Instagram account to tell fans that he and his family had been left bed bound after getting the illness - with some of his family so bad they even had to go to hospital. The Aussie flu affected 250,000 Australians last winter, with hundreds dying as a result of contracting the virus. The H3N2 subtype of the virus ...

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  • Stafford leads Lions past depleted Packers
Stafford leads Lions past depleted Packers

The Detroit Lions will close their 2017 schedule with a final game at Ford Field against the Green Bay Packers . Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw three touchdown passes as Detroit closed out their season with a 35-11 romp over the depleted Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

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  • Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel
Make Nitin Patel the Chief Minister, demands Patidar leader Lalji Patel

In the current Cabinet though, he has been allotted charge of departments like road and building, and health. According to reports Nitin Patel is miffed with the portfolios allocated to him. Congress MLA Virji Thummar said, "They have taken away all the good portfolios from Nitinbhai Patel". Hardik, on the other hand, reportedly texted Patel ex...

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