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Sri Lanka ex-strongman's party makes strong showing in polls

Sri Lanka ex-strongman's party makes strong showing in polls

The president's party has 41 legislators and the prime minister's party commands 106 MPs in the 225-member parliament. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP) garnered 31.6...

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OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

The producer of the capable painkiller OxyContin said it will quit marketing opioid drugs to specialists, bowing to a key request of claims that accuse the organization for helping trigger the present...

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Courageous kids and adults prepare to take the Polar Plunge

Courageous kids and adults prepare to take the Polar Plunge

The best part, though, is that the students do so much to spread the word about what the Special Olympics does for its athletes. This event started with a parade, where everyone could show off their...

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RNC spokeswoman says her 'heart goes out to' victims of domestic abuse

Trump doesn't name any individuals in his post, but he seems to be referring to Rob Porter . The staff secretary resigned later Wednesday. "Mr. Trump's vow to bring in only the "best people" to wor...

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Pyeongchang Olympics, part 1

Pyeongchang Olympics, part 1

Wary that the North is trying to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul , he made a point of having no part of any of the North's brand of for-Koreans-by-Koreans detente. Pence also told the pr...

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Russian Dupes US Spies Of $100000 Offering

Russian Dupes US Spies Of $100000 Offering "Compromising" Info On Donald Trump

After receiving part of the money, he disappeared, The New York Times reports citing sources in the United States and European special services. "The people swindled here were James Risen and Matt...

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Pipeline Project in $12m Settlement for Permit Violations

Pipeline Project in $12m Settlement for Permit Violations

Feridun rejected McDonnell's statement that DEP had held Sunoco to the "highest standard possible" during its application for permits and subsequent construction. Critics doubt that the DEP's decisi...

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140 guests dance the night away at Night to Shine

140 guests dance the night away at Night to Shine

Event Chairman, Valerie Moates organized the event because it is a cause that hits close to home. 544 churches worldwide in 16 different countries participated in this event. Two guests are even crown...

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Acne Linked To Increased Risk of Depression, Research Suggests

Acne Linked To Increased Risk of Depression, Research Suggests

To do so, they assessed data from the Health Improvement Network, the largest electronic medical records database in the world, and they examined information from 1986 to 2012. "For these patients wit...

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Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

Flu still on the rise, hospitalizations high, CDC says

In the meeting, Azar discussed how he has been able to oversee the HHS' flu-related actions since being confirmed secretary of the HHS. The CDC began tracking hospitalizations in 2010. The strain of...

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Wall Street Set For Worst Week Since 2011

Although lower than the two-and-a-half-year high of 50.30 points hit on Tuesday, it is still triple than what it was just a week ago. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI was down 344.97 points, ...

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National Pizza Day deals and freebies

National Pizza Day deals and freebies

Stop by a Pilot or Flying J Travel Center and get a free slice of pizza on February 9 by downloading the myPilot app. Dominos allows you to choose two menu items for $5.99 each. Get two or more me...

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In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab

In a first, human eggs completely grown in lab

Further, researchers want to know how healthy these eggs are and whether they can be successfully used for fertilization. Some cancer patients now have a piece of their ovary removed before trea...

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Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

Philadelphia shuts down for massive Eagles Super Bowl parade

Led by bikers, trucks and open-topped, double-decker buses carrying the players, the parade set off from the city's south side and was to make its way up Broad Street to the city centre, the cradle of...

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Stocks take another tumble, Dow dives more than 1000 points

Stocks take another tumble, Dow dives more than 1000 points

Despite these large drops, the stock markets have been rising for about nine years now, and many analysts say it's time to hit the pause button. If the S&P 500 declines 7% in any trading day, al...

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Tronc sells Los Angeles Times for $500M

Tronc sells Los Angeles Times for $500M

Soon-Shiong takes over at a time of turmoil at the paper. Tronc stock jumped 19 percent to close at $21.55 a share Wednesday on the Nasdaq market. "Today it's a thinner margin, and it gets thinner...

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Why to Keeping Eye on The Southern Company (SO), AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)?

After going under observation of traders 7.35 million shares traded at hands. AbbVie Inc. ( ABBV ) saw 3.15 billion in free cash flow last quarter, representing a quarterly net change in cash of 2.3...

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Olympic hockey without an NHL presence

Olympic hockey without an NHL presence

Since then they have endured a hurricane, crisscrossed the continent on an exhibition tour that saw them play Canada eight times, welcomed new teammates and said goodbye to old friends, all in the nam...

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South Sudan: More than 300 child soldiers released

South Sudan: More than 300 child soldiers released

Some 215 children were released by the South Sudan National Liberation Movement (SSNLM), which in 2016 signed a peace agreement with the Government and is now integrating its ranks into the national a...

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Simple, 'Cartoonish' Sketch Helps Pa. Police Identify Theft Suspect

Simple, 'Cartoonish' Sketch Helps Pa. Police Identify Theft Suspect

Police tried to find him at his last known address, though they haven't been able to locate him. The person who stole the cash and made his escape on foot was described as a male, between 30-40 year...

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Gerber announces first

Gerber announces first "spokesbaby" with down syndrome

Bill Partyka, CEO and president of Gerber , says Lucas's smile and happy expression captured the hearts of the Gerber team. “At Gerber , ‘Anything for Baby™ is our motto – its what we do, and we...

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Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm

Michigan Child Had Died From The Flu, Health Officials Confirm

Flu cases have gotten so bad in Vernon, police are even responding to calls, so town officials chose to hold this clinic. "Flu activity in OR reached its peak a few weeks ago". "We haven't received ...

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Monroe County flu deaths rise to 9

Monroe County flu deaths rise to 9

Denton County reported its sixth and seventh flu deaths this season. The flu vaccine is typically available at your family doctor's office and is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most other healt...

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FDA: Herbal drug kratom has 'opioid properties'

FDA: Herbal drug kratom has 'opioid properties'

Kratom is the common name for the plant Mitragyna speciosa , which grows naturally in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. It has been sold as a dietary supplement to help manage pain...

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Laying off asparagus may help beat cancer

Laying off asparagus may help beat cancer

Death from cancers is usually due to the spread of the cancer to other major organs or metastasis of the cancer to lungs, brain, bones, liver etc. Reducing the asparagines did not affect the main tumo...

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