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National Football League commits millions of dollars to social justice causes

National Football League commits millions of dollars to social justice causes

San Francisco safety Eric Reid and Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas said they are withdrawing by releasing the same statement on Wednesday. He says that Kaepernick's relationship with the ...

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2 more flu deaths in North Carolina raise death toll to 5

2 more flu deaths in North Carolina raise death toll to 5

According to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine , the flu vaccine used in Australia, that's pretty much the same as the one in the USA, was only ten percent effective. But a string of ...

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Novel Migraine Tx Shown to Signifcantly Cut Monthly Migraine Days

Novel Migraine Tx Shown to Signifcantly Cut Monthly Migraine Days

Vas Narasimhan, global head of drug development and chief medical officer for Novartis, who make Erenumab, said the results of the study "add to the evidence for the significant, consistent benefits o...

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Watch Tiger Woods' opening drive in his latest comeback

Watch Tiger Woods' opening drive in his latest comeback

Woods' back problems over recent years have been well documented, but the 14-time major champion is returning to the PGA Tour after a fourth surgery last April. I had a lot of adrenaline going and I h...

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The benefits of tackling obesity in kids extend into adulthood

The benefits of tackling obesity in kids extend into adulthood

More than 57 percent of children in the United States will be obese by age 35 if current trends in weight gain and poor eating habits continue, researchers warned Wednesday. In children with severe ob...

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Dogs are smarter than cats

Dogs are smarter than cats

The answer is, no, dogs are smarter than cats, at least as far as brain function goes. A new study , published recently out of Vanderbilt University , is throwing a bone to those who think our bes...

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'Windies' target Williamson, Taylor to end 22-year New Zealand drought

'Windies' target Williamson, Taylor to end 22-year New Zealand drought

Reflecting on the same, national selector Gavin Larsen said Worker has been called in the side on the back of his brilliant performances in the first-class cricket over the last few years. "We know th...

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Padmavati row: Bhansali, CBFC chief to appear before parliamentary panel today

Padmavati row: Bhansali, CBFC chief to appear before parliamentary panel today

For latest movie reviews, ratings and trailers, download the Desimartini App . According to the sources, chairman of the panel Anurag Thakur told, "The panel has asked Bhansali and Joshi to appear ...

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Oregon State to hire Washington's Jonathan Smith as head coach, report says

Oregon State to hire Washington's Jonathan Smith as head coach, report says

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says Oregon State has hired Washington co-offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith to be its new head coach. "But it's flattering. Obviously I've got great...

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World Health Organization sounds wake-up call to counter stall in anti-malaria fight

World Health Organization sounds wake-up call to counter stall in anti-malaria fight

Annual malaria cases and deaths had to fall by at least 40 per cent by the year 2020, for global targets to be met, it said. While the number of deaths remained largely similar, at 445,000, the Worl...

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Diabetes, obesity behind 800000 cancers worldwide

Diabetes, obesity behind 800000 cancers worldwide

The study revealed that 24.5% of the 7.66 lakh new liver cancer cases and 38.4% of the 3.17 new endometrial cancer cases were due to a high BMI and diabetes. Researchers say that 5.6% of all cancers...

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Arun Jaitley says government broke nexus between banks and big defaulters

Arun Jaitley says government broke nexus between banks and big defaulters

The Paytm Payments Bank accounts will be zero balance accounts with no fee on transactions. "It is all because of an all-round clean-up initiated by the present government that would result in a cle...

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'Libya slave auctions horrifying'-UN Secretary General

'Libya slave auctions horrifying'-UN Secretary General

Britain, France and Sweden were drafting a statement , the report added. The Libyan Government launched an investigation into the slave auctions, but said the worldwide community needed to prov...

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DNA Analysis Shows Legendary Yetis Were Asian Bears

DNA Analysis Shows Legendary Yetis Were Asian Bears

But the real Yeti may not be so odd, according to a new study published Tuesday: New DNA samples of bones, teeth, skin and hair of supposed Yetis turned out to be from bears. Another was a thigh bon...

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Brits Will Now Be Able to Buy Viagra Over the Counter

Pharmacists will judge whether or not treatment is necessary, and will also talk to customers about erectile dysfunction, possible side-effects, usage and dosage of Viagra, and further consultation wi...

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Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC

Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC

Once diagnosed, taking HIV medications as prescribed can allow people with the virus to live a long, healthy life and help protect their partners. "Testing people late, particularly those at highe...

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Inmate with skull-face tattoo escapes work detail

Inmate with skull-face tattoo escapes work detail

Deputies said he was sentenced on a weapons charge, and was set to be released next February 6. Anyone with information about Hughes' whereabouts is urged to call San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office...

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Scarlet fever cases soaring 50-year high in England

All areas of England reported a marked rise in scarlet fever cases, with children under 10 years old representing 87 per cent of total cases. 'We use upper respiratory tract group A streptococcal la...

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Over 1000 United States troops to patrol with Aghans in 2018

Army Gen. John Nicholson, the commander of American and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan . Nicholson said the US and Afghan governments want peaceful reconciliation with the...

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Chuck Schumer Takes Aim At 23andMe And Other Home DNA Testing Services

Chuck Schumer Takes Aim At 23andMe And Other Home DNA Testing Services

Schumer said that consumers who are buying the gifts at slashed prices for the holiday season may end up giving their DNA to companies that will in turn sell it to third-party users. MyHeritage's stat...

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FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported

FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported

So far, illnesses reported include: blocked digestive tract, vomiting, diarrhea, choking, mouth cuts and rectum bleeding. The pet owners and veterinarians sent a report to the FDA which included rep...

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Origami-inspired artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

Origami-inspired artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers

The muscles, known as actuators, are built on a framework of metal coils or plastic sheets, and each muscle costs around $1 to make, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Scie...

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Earthworms can reproduce in Mars-like soil

Researchers used pig feces to fertilizer the plants. At the start of the experiment, the scientists only added adult worms. "Worms will play a crucial role in this system as they break down and recy...

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PM Narendra Modi to flag-off much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail today

PM Narendra Modi to flag-off much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail today

Once the system stabilises and everyone - passengers and metro rail staff - get used to the operations, the number of trains (57 three vehicle trains in total) and frequency is to be gradually increas...

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Patrick Chinamasa appointed as Zimbabwe's acting finance minister

Patrick Chinamasa appointed as Zimbabwe's acting finance minister

Professor Madhuku, who is representing the duo argued that section 50 of the constitution provides that bail is now a constitutional right unless the state gives compelling reasons to deny an accused ...

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