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Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

Storm system brings snow, ice to Florida

The atmospheric pressure isn't expected to drop quite that quickly, but the Washington Post's "Capital Weather Gang" believes the storm will undergo "explosive strengthening". At 5:45am on Wednesday...

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Pakistan on US 'Special Watch List' for severe violations of religious freedom

Pakistan on US 'Special Watch List' for severe violations of religious freedom

Pakistani government has said it is already doing a lot to fight militants and summoned the USA ambassador David Hale to explain a tweet by Trump that said the United States had been foolish in dispen...

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Flu cases prompt visit restriction at Wrexham hospital

Flu cases prompt visit restriction at Wrexham hospital

Flu season is underway, and although ME so far is experiencing fewer cases of seasonal flu than most states, the predominant strain of influenza circulating in ME and most of the U.S.is more severe th...

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Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, visibility zero

Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, visibility zero

Among the 300 hundred delayed, 265 were domestic flights and the rest worldwide. On Sunday, 54 domestic and 11 worldwide flights were delayed due to bad weather. This was because runway visual range (...

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Sensex Wraps up 2017 on High Note, Finishes at Life-Time High

The BSE 30-share Sensex closed at 33,911.81, down 98.80 points, or 0.29 percent, after touching a new all-time intra-day high. The Sensex advanced by 116.53 points, or 0.34 percent, while the Nifty ga...

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Canadian Blood Services in need of donations

Canadian Blood Services in need of donations

With the holidays underway, the United Blood Services is working diligently to ensure blood supply remains strong approaching the New Year. Platelets are also collected but this poses a hard chall...

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Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Women Rises, Study Says

Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Women Rises, Study Says

Cannabis use in pregnant teens under 18 increased from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent, while use in women 18 to 24 increased from 9.8 percent to 19 percent. The study adds that prenatal use may increase...

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The Queen used her speech to look back on a hard year

The Queen used her speech to look back on a hard year

Footage was shown of the Queen meeting teenage survivors of the suicide bombing which killed 22 people when an attacker detonated an explosive device as fans left a Manchester Arena concert by USA sin...

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Pakistan grants India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav after 22 denials

Pakistan grants India consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav after 22 denials

He said Pakistan has concrete evidences against Kulbhushan Jadhav of his involvement in subversive activities in Balochistan and Karachi. All the information about the meeting emerged through Pa...

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Flu activity in Kentucky now 'widespread'

Flu activity in Kentucky now 'widespread'

That means it spreads easily. In addition, ADH also reported six influenza-related deaths in the state so far this season. Clinicians are bracing for a potentially harsh flu season this winter. In...

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Campbell Soup to Buy Snack Manufacturer Snyder's-Lance

Campbell Soup to Buy Snack Manufacturer Snyder's-Lance

The deal will give Campbell a group of brands including Snyder's of Hanover , Kettle Brand and Pop Secret. Campbell also would end a program to buy back its shares, and would apply any savings from...

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Flu season has arrived, so get your vaccination

Flu season has arrived, so get your vaccination

Manufacturing, health care, education, assisted living/memory care and hospitality are just a few of the major industries in our community and all of these business sectors have a shared resource, the...

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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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