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Following the visit, the royals learned about a new innovative training centre for nurses, midwives and paramedics at Coventry University. While in Coventry, the royal couple will spend the day touring the ruins of a 15th century cathedral and a modern cathedral that was rebuilt in 1962 after the original was destroyed in World War II.
  • Orange warning in place for Galway ahead of Storm Fionn this evening

    Orange warning in place for Galway ahead of Storm Fionn this evening

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    Met Éireann has issued a number of weather warnings for the coming week. The warning will remain in place from 3pm Tuesday until 3am on Wednesday morning. A Snow-ice Warning remains in place for all of Ireland until 3:00am on Wednesday morning. A status yellow wind warning has come into effect for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick with gusts of up to 110km/h due.
  • Florida boy scratched by bat dies of rabies

    Florida boy scratched by bat dies of rabies

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    About a week later the boy developed numb fingers and a headache and his parents took him for hospital treatment. The Orlando Sentinel reports that deputies with the Lake County Sheriff's Department went to the Roque home two weeks ago to determine if the family's pets, a dog and a cat, also had rabies.
  • Shami takes three but South Africa move past 200-run lead

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    Not known to shy away from expressing himself, the Indian captain celebrated the milestone with a sweet gesture as he took out the wedding ring, flaunted it and kissed it. Afterwards, Elgar and de Villiers resurrected the innings. Seamers Ishant Sharma has looked pretty ineffective so far. "Virat is very competitive", Morkel said of Kohli's animated behaviour.
  • Sam's Clubs closing nationwide: List of closing locations

    Sam's Clubs closing nationwide: List of closing locations

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    Managers were not able to comment on why the store was closed Thursday or why it will be permanently closing . "We are not closing", the unidentified Sam's Club employee stated. "Closing clubs is never easy and we're committed to working with impacted members and associates through this transition". This sign was posted Thursday at the Sam's Club on S.
  • Myanmar, Bangladesh plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees within 2 years

    Myanmar, Bangladesh plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees within 2 years

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    Bangladesh's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday: "Repatriated refugees will be temporarily housed in Hla Po Khaung camp, now under construction after registering at one of two repatriation centres". Buddhist-majority Myanmar has for years denied Rohingya citizenship, freedom of movement and access to basic services such as healthcare and education.
  • Term of office for Sri Lanka's President is five years

    Term of office for Sri Lanka's President is five years

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    As per the 18th amendment to the constitution, a President was elected for a term of six years but it has been restricted to five years after the enactment of the 19th amendment. Sirisena's office had said the inquiry sought to dispel any confusion in this regard. He had also backed the civil society's demand to abolish the presidency when he was declared the Opposition's common candidate in 2015.
  • New Hampshire celebrates Martin Luther King Day

    New Hampshire celebrates Martin Luther King Day

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    A bipartisan deal to resolve the Dreamers issue in return for changes demanded by Republicans in the way visas are allocated collapsed in acrimony Thursday over Trump's remarks. The pastor said "whoever made such a statement.is wrong and they ought to be held accountable". Trump has been accused of using a vulgar word to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last week with a bipartisan group of senators.
  • It's not too late to get a flu shot

    It's not too late to get a flu shot

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    At least 20 children have died from the flu so far this season. More than 11,000 lab confirmed flu cases have been reported in Arizona. The same age group accounts for between 54 percent and 70 percent of seasonal flu-related hospitalizations, the CDC said .
  • United States approves AZ/MSD's Lynparza for breast cancer

    United States approves AZ/MSD's Lynparza for breast cancer

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    Patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive breast cancer should have been treated with a prior hormonal (endocrine) therapy or be considered inappropriate for endocrine treatment. This is the third indication approved for Lynparza in the USA, where it has been used to treat almost 4,000 advanced ovarian cancer patients. BRCA genes are involved with repairing damaged DNA and normally work to prevent tumor development.
  • Mitt Romney reportedly tells friend, 'I'm running' for Utah Senate

    Mitt Romney reportedly tells friend, 'I'm running' for Utah Senate

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    Gardner reportedly then called the governor and read from a text that Romney had sent him that said: "I'm running". "I'm running", Romney wrote in a text to Utah top businessman Kem Gardner. Romney tweeted on Monday, "The poverty of an aspiring immigrant's nation of origin is as irrelevant as their race". Romney has been critical of Trump in the past, although the pair reconciled enough to meet on multiple occasions in late 2016 because Trump was considering him for secretary of state.
  • Passenger With Measles May Have Exposed Others at O'Hare

    Passenger With Measles May Have Exposed Others at O'Hare

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    A passenger, with a confirmed case of the disease, arrived on an global flight on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Local health departments say they are working to notify IL residents who may have been exposed on the ill person's flights. Measles is known to cause serious complications in all age groups but they are more severe in children aged below 5, and adults older than 20. Last year, 120 people from 15 states reported contracting measles, according to the CDC.
  • Harry Kane to leave for Spain only

    Harry Kane to leave for Spain only

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    The Argentine was left purring again after watching Kane break the club's Premier League record, set by Teddy Sheringham , with a double that took his career tally to 98 goals in the 4-0 thrashing of Everton at Wembley. Son scored his fifth consecutive goal at Wembley and he also provided the assist for Kane's first goal and throughout the game provided Everton with huge problems.
  • US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Shorted Shares Increased 3.01% After Market Selling

    US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Shorted Shares Increased 3.01% After Market Selling

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    About 5.34 million shares traded. TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT) has risen 13.67% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Bancorp in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Arete Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.13% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB).
  • UK Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Bombers

    UK Scrambles Jets to Intercept Russian Bombers

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    Two Typhoon jets took off from RAF Lossiemouth at 9:30am this morning and it is understood that the situation is ongoing. The incident Monday is one of several in recent years as Russian military planes test North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and British air defenses.
  • Health officials: MS having busy flu season

    Health officials: MS having busy flu season

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    Australia - whose experience US public health officials follow closely in making their flu forecasts, in part because Australia's winter is our summer - reported a record-high number of confirmed flu cases in 2017. Children are considered highly vulnerable to the disease. "Nobody has taken [this kind of vaccine] to the stage that we've taken this to", says Adrian Hill, director of the Jenner Institute at Oxford University and board director of Vaccitech .
  • 'Baby brain' is a genuine phenomenon among mothers-to-be, study finds

    'Baby brain' is a genuine phenomenon among mothers-to-be, study finds

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    The findings followed the analysis of 20 separate studies on a total of 709 pregnant and 521 non-pregnant women. The authors wrote in their paper: "General cognitive functioning, memory, and executive functioning were significantly reduced during the third trimester of pregnancy (compared with control women), but not during the first two trimesters".
  • APGA's Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial re-run election

    APGA's Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial re-run election

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    The council areas where the re-run will be held are Njikoka, Dunukofia, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Idemili North and Idemili South. Mr Umeh defeated 13 other challengers to clinch the Senatorial seat. Ngige had asked his supporters to boycott the election, saying he had written to INEC to inform it of his withdrawal from the race. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, who was commenting on the outcome of the polls said: "the ...
  • Japan's Abe seeks Baltic support against North Korea

    Japan's Abe seeks Baltic support against North Korea

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    Despite a recent cooling of tensions with Pyongyang, Mr Abe has used his six-country trip to the Baltics and the Balkans to again hammer home his hawkish message that North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes pose a global threat. In the context of Bulgaria's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, to last throughout the first half of 2018, Borissov said that his country would spare no effort to accelerate negotiations between the European Union and see them completed.
  • Window closing' for California mudslide searchers as death toll rises to 18

    Window closing' for California mudslide searchers as death toll rises to 18

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    While this list often fluctuates as new information is obtained, here is a current list of people reported missing that are considered active investigations. Billy Grokenberger lives in a part of Montecito that was under a voluntary evacuation order. He and his parents put their belongings in three cars in case they chose to leave before the storm.
  • Paul Merson states his prediction for Chelsea v Leicester

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    For example Iheanacho is a young player, arrived this season, and he will stay with us. 'He can make the difference, so for me he is a top player in Europe'. Puel refused to commit on the future of Islam Slimani, with the £30million record buy interesting Besiktas. Chelsea are aiming to make it eight home Premier League wins on the bounce when Leicester City visit on Saturday afternoon.
  • Red Cross Assisting 19 Families Displaced by Home Fires in Newark

    Red Cross Assisting 19 Families Displaced by Home Fires in Newark

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    The City of Newark is helping the families with temporary lodging needs. The Albemarle County Fire Marshal's office estimates the fire related damage to be $8,000. A member of the Red Cross Disaster Action Team met with a family affected by a fire on Vanderpool Street in Newark this morning. He said the exact cause of the fire is unknown, however, and remains under investigation.
  • Teens are eating laundry detergent for the

    Teens are eating laundry detergent for the "Tide Pod Challenge"

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    Manufacturers have been concerned about toddlers mistakenly ingesting them, but now teens are popping them on goal and posting videos of the results online, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner. "Even long before this, we told our kids 'If it's not food, don't put it in your mouth, ' and now we gotta tell our teenagers that", said Schumacher.
  • Arsene Wenger speaks out after Arsenal defeat at Bournemouth

    Arsene Wenger speaks out after Arsenal defeat at Bournemouth

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    However, the home side rallied and Eddie Howe's men equalised in the 70th minute when Callum Wilson finished as Petr Cech needlessly raced out of goal. Bellerin ran onto an excellently weighted pass from Alex Iwobi to steer the ball into the Bournemouth net. Arsenal are now without a single win in their last four matches, drawing three and losing one.
  • I am well, not dead - El-Zakzaky

    I am well, not dead - El-Zakzaky

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    Even though a Federal High Court in Abuja in December 2016 ordered El-Zakzaky and his wife's release, the court order was not complied with by government. "So it was my own doctors who examined me". Speaking to THISDAY on the health condition of the IMN leader, a senior DSS official said: "His health remains stable and good".
  • Tennessee Titans vs New England Patriots: Game Prediction

    Tennessee Titans vs New England Patriots: Game Prediction

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    New England shut down Tennessee after the Titans scored the first touchdown of the game. That doesn't mean the Titans fear the Patriots . According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Patriots are 13.5-point home favorites to beat the Titans, who opened as 13.5-point underdogs.
  • Root feeling better ahead of ODI series

    Root feeling better ahead of ODI series

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    One thing they do have in their favour is a relatively settled unit. "Everyone has been playing plenty of cricket so it won't be a case of England being rusty". But there is already disquiet in some quarters that with so much emphasis on how best to prepare for the next Ashes series in Australia in 2021, two years of planning will effectively be put in place by a coach who will not be there to see the job through, and whose successor might have different ideas anyway.
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Q1 Profit & Revenue Top Expectations

    Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA) Q1 Profit & Revenue Top Expectations

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    The business's quarterly revenue was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. The biggest holder now is Charles R. Walgreen, III who owns 3,167,434 shares (0.32% of those outstanding), whilst Ms. BidaskClub raised shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. The stock price of MXIM is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 3.71% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 2.94%.
  • Flu activity in Conn. increasing; 1015 confirmed cases

    Flu activity in Conn. increasing; 1015 confirmed cases

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    Antiviral medications, like over-the-counter Tamiflu, are recommended to combat the daily symptoms of a flu and all health providers recommend annual vaccinations. A 2017 study showed the flu vaccine can significantly reduce a child's risk of dying from influenza. Beth Hardy, spokeswoman at Gwinnett Medical Center, said they have an adequate supply of medicine to fight the flu , but they also have companies on standby should they need to refill in a hurry.
  • President Trump's first medical exam while in office set for Friday

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    He did not address the reports that he disparaged African nations and ignored questions about the comments from reporters. The State Department was left scrambling to contain the damage, with a top official saying that - while Trump denies using the language attributed to him - envoys had been briefed to convey Washington's respect if summoned to explain themselves, as they were in Botswana.
  • Suu Kyi says Rohingya mass grave investigation

    Suu Kyi says Rohingya mass grave investigation "positive"

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    Myanmar does not consider the Rohingyas to be citizens, treating them mostly as Bangladeshi immigrants and imposing many restrictions on them, including on their freedom of movement within the country. The military launched "clearance operations" against ethnic Rohingya in August, prompting more than 650,000 to flee into neighboring Bangladesh in what the United Nations has called "ethnic cleansing".
  • Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors

    Diet Coke gets new look, new flavors

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    If you think some of those new flavors sound weird, it could have been much crazier. Coca-Cola Co . showed the new, slimmer 12-ounce Diet Coke can, with an updated logo, and new flavors. Diet Coke is still performing better than Diet Pepsi (26.3 percent market share to 13.4 percent share, respectively). "This visual evolution elevates the brand to a more contemporary space, while still using at its foundation the recognisable core brand visual assets", says Sommerville.
  • FDA Pulls Pediatric Indications For Opioid Cough And Cold Medicines

    FDA Pulls Pediatric Indications For Opioid Cough And Cold Medicines

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    The labeling is also being revised with an expanded Boxed Warning about the risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death and slowed/difficult breathing that can result from exposure to the opioids in adult patients. Common adverse effects of opioid therapies include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, shortness of breath and headache, according to the FDA.
  • Dear Apple, worry more about children's mental health. Sincerely, California teachers

    Dear Apple, worry more about children's mental health. Sincerely, California teachers

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    It added: "We think deeply about how our products are used and the impact they have on users and the people around them". "As a company that prides itself on values like inclusiveness, quality education, environmental protection, and supplier responsibility, Apple would also once again be showcasing the innovative spirit that made you the most valuable public company in the world".
  • Information for patients and visitors this winter

    Information for patients and visitors this winter

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    NHS patients missed eight million hospital appointments in England alone a year ago, costing almost £1billion of taxpayers' cash. The data held by Public Health England shows the flu season now underway across England and will spread to the rest of the UK.
  • The Oldest Butterflies on Earth Had No Flowers to Feed On

    The Oldest Butterflies on Earth Had No Flowers to Feed On

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    A team of researchers, led by Dr Timo van Eldijk from the University of Utrecht, looked at the wings of 70 different butterfly and moth fossils. But researchers have gradually started to piece together evidence that moths and butterflies existed earlier than the Cretaceous period, which began 145 million years ago.
  • 'Arrogant' UK surgeon burned initials onto patients' livers

    'Arrogant' UK surgeon burned initials onto patients' livers

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    He previously pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating relating to two incidents on February 9 and August 21 in 2013, and denied the more serious charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Sky's Tom Parmenter, in court for the sentencing, said a "significant number of other former patients of Simon Bramhall were in court to show their support and gratitude".
  • CVS plans to keep Aetna's headquarters in CT

    CVS plans to keep Aetna's headquarters in CT

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    She noted that while CVS Health will continue to be headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the drug store chain and health benefits company also operates "a number of large corporate hubs, or centers of excellence, in other states, including Arizona, Illinois and Texas".
  • Pakistan, US try to soothe tensions over aid suspension

    Pakistan, US try to soothe tensions over aid suspension

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    Pakistan responded to Trump's accusations by convening a National Security Committee meeting, which was attended by Pakistan's prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Bajwa. "We value mutual understanding of interests and concerns that we need to consider that might lead to a positive path forward", Thomas told AFP. The announcement followed President Donald Trump's surprising New Year's day tweet, in which he said Washington had "foolishly" given Pakistan $33 billion in aid over the past 15 ...
  • Martin O'Neill shuns media....at media event

    Martin O'Neill shuns media....at media event

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    It has been reported that Sanchez Flores has been offered a five-year contract by Stoke and that he would inform the club of his decision on Friday. "I want to continue being happy with my profession". The 52-year-old Spaniard then took charge at Espanyol in the summer of 2016, on a three-year deal, and they finished eighth in LaLiga last term. EAMON DUNPHY reckons the Martin O'Neill saga is "embarrassing for the FAI" - with the Republic of Ireland boss looking set to stay on as manager of ...
  • Health Alert: FDA warns of opioids in cold medicines

    Health Alert: FDA warns of opioids in cold medicines

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    FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has made battling the opioid epidemic a top priority, said in a statement Thursday that it is critical "to protect children from unnecessary exposure" to prescription cough medicines containing codeine or hydrocodone.