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Creek fire remains at 15000 acres with 70 percent contained

Creek fire remains at 15000 acres with 70 percent contained

The Creek Fire burning in the hills above Sylmar was 40 percent contained Friday - up from 20 percent - as firefighters struggle against it for a fourth day. Many schools have also been closed. The ...

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Expect a Bad Flu Season

Expect a Bad Flu Season

Those infections led to 371 hospitalizations, 21 ICU admissions, and eight deaths. The Protecting Grandparents from the Flu series features the Miller family and their battle with influenza when dau...

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New Research Says Cheese Is A Health Food (Really!)

New Research Says Cheese Is A Health Food (Really!)

The research published in the European Journal of Nutrition linked chowing down on about 40 grams of cheese daily (about the size of a matchbook) with the lowest chances of heart disease and stroke....

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Central Florida hires Josh Heupel as new football head coach

Central Florida hires Josh Heupel as new football head coach

Word began to surface that a new head coach would be announced at a team meeting on Tuesday morning. In 2015, he was Utah State's offensive coordinator and, for the past two seasons, he's called plays...

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Willie Taggart coming back to Florida to coach FSU

Willie Taggart coming back to Florida to coach FSU

This represents a rare change of pace for Florida State , which has only had two head coaches since 1976. " He said coaching this team is his dream job". That likely has a lot to do with why Florid...

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Yemen rebel ally Saleh says open to talks with Saudis

Yemen rebel ally Saleh says open to talks with Saudis

He says a new page must be opened in relations (with Saudi Arabia) and neighborly ties restored, putting an end to all (the animosity) that has taken place and that amicable relations can resume onc...

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Cyclone Ockhi alert came late: Kerala CM Pinarayi

Cyclone Ockhi alert came late: Kerala CM Pinarayi

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan Friday said that the state did not receive alert on the Cyclone Ockhi that has been battering the Kerala coast since Thursday morning. According to the India Met...

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White House applauds decision to ease Saudi blockade in Yemen

White House applauds decision to ease Saudi blockade in Yemen

Humanitarian aid workers and medical supplies began to arrive in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, UN officials said, after the easing of a almost three-week-old blockade that caused an global ...

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16 days of action to end violence against women

16 days of action to end violence against women

Violence against women is the most extreme form of discrimination. Saturday marks the start of the 16 days of activism to end gender-based violence around the world. Nearly half of the women who w...

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Oscar Pistorius: South African court doubles sentence

Oscar Pistorius: South African court doubles sentence

According to The Guardian , Pistorius, who wasn't present in court, had his sentence increased by the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein on Friday, where a 15-year sentence was handed down by the...

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Ohio Supreme Court Judge Bill O'Neill brags of sex conquests

Ohio Supreme Court Judge Bill O'Neill brags of sex conquests

The post drew an nearly instantaneous backlash and prompted O'Neill's campaign manager to resign. "My own daughters have taken exception to it and I full understand that". Republican candidate for U...

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Alex Azar at HHS:

Alex Azar at HHS: "Big Pharma's Coup"

Investigations into Price's actions are ongoing. Interestingly, a day after the previous HHS Secretary, Tom Price, resigned, Alex Azar exercised an insider option to purchase shares in HMS Holdings,...

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Bill Gates pledges $100M to fight Alzheimer's

Bill Gates pledges $100M to fight Alzheimer's

With rapidly rising numbers of people suffering from Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, the disease is taking a growing emotional and financial toll as people live longer, Gates told Reuters i...

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Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins: Preview and prediction

Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins: Preview and prediction

Teddy Bridgewater will be on the Minnesota Vikings' active roster on Sunday for the first time since 2015, and it is reportedly not out of the question that he could play against the Washington Redsk...

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US Senator Paul says he suffered six broken ribs in attack

US Senator Paul says he suffered six broken ribs in attack

Paul posted on his Twitter feed a report linking to a Breitbart News story headlined "Rand Paul's neighbors say reports blaming savage assault on "landscaping dispute" are fake news", and one from ...

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Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member

Andrea Jenkins becomes Minneapolis' first transgender city council member

Jenkins has spent 12 years working for two different council members, most recently Elizabeth Glidden, who now holds the Eighth Ward seat and who did not seek reelection. However, she also a transge...

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Snapshots of sleep-deprived brains show why you shouldn't drive exhausted

Snapshots of sleep-deprived brains show why you shouldn't drive exhausted

During the study, 12 people were kept awake all night and then asked to categorise a variety of images as fast as possible. Researchers recorded activity directly from neurons in the brains of 12 pe...

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Can't say there is no 'Hindu terrorism': Kamal Haasan

Can't say there is no 'Hindu terrorism': Kamal Haasan

But now they resort to violence", Mr Haasan said. Elaborating, Mr. Haasan said: "Hindus can not challenge others to show extremists among them since extremism has spread to that extent even among the ...

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Emma reacts to her release from WWE, Paige responds

Emma reacts to her release from WWE, Paige responds

Emma seemed to be doing fine for herself as of late on the main roster, however, as she had welcomed Asuka to the main roster with a great one-one-one match at TLC, which was a lot more back-and-fo...

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'Teal Pumpkin Project' gives kids with food allergies options

'Teal Pumpkin Project' gives kids with food allergies options

Teal is the color used for food allergy awareness. "Not everybody understands food allergies", said Erica Kramer, whose son has food allergies. Halloween is Tuesday and if you haven't painted your...

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Yes Bank shares tank almost 10% after Q2 earnings

Yes Bank shares tank almost 10% after Q2 earnings

Yes Bank's net profit in the September quarter rose to 10.03 billion rupees ($154.72 million), slightly lower than the 10.27 billion rupees on average expected by analysts. About Rs 440 crore of loan...

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Fremont County authorities to host Drug Take Back event

Fremont County authorities to host Drug Take Back event

Law enforcement is asking people to NOT drop off liquids or needles, just pills and patches. "Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained - often unknowingly - from family a...

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Spain too good for Mali as they set-up final meeting with England

Spain too good for Mali as they set-up final meeting with England

Patil Stadium. Spain scored six in two games after their opening day loss to Brazil before beating France with a 90th minute penalty from Abel Ruiz. In the 71st minute, Torres scored to make it ...

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Ex School Assistant Charged of Child Sex Crime Against HIV-Positive

Ex School Assistant Charged of Child Sex Crime Against HIV-Positive

He previously worked at J.P. Ryon and William B. Wade elementary schools and Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. Bell allegedly sexually assaulted students without using protection , according to the ...

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New York State governor signs legislation banning public vaping indoors

New York State governor signs legislation banning public vaping indoors

It will soon be illegal to use electronic cigarettes, the popular vapor substitute to traditional tobacco cigarettes, in public indoor spaces in New York State. "It can contain harmful and potential...

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