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DeMarcus Cousins raced down the lane after his missed free throw, trying to make a hustle play and help the New Orleans Pelicans preserve a signature victory over one of the NBA's elite teams. Sources indicated the Pelicans planned to deliver Cousins a maximum contract for five years and upwards of $175 million, but the devastating injury puts all of it into play.
  • Campus prepares for flu season, 'uptick' in cases

    Campus prepares for flu season, 'uptick' in cases

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    Creek Nation officials said this season has been worse than the swine flu. Hundreds have been hospitalized. "The number of flu incidences has slightly increased in the Hernando area, but we don't expect it to stay there". "Public health influenza vaccination clinics are available at county health departments, medical providers and pharmacies throughout the state", she said.
  • More Flu Deaths Reported In Connecticut

    More Flu Deaths Reported In Connecticut

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    The vaccine protects against multiple strains of influenza , even if you've already been sick. A woman in her 80s from Franklin County and a man in his 70s from Benton County bring the total to eight local flu deaths so far this season.
  • Purple human hair dye leaves dog with severe burns

    Purple human hair dye leaves dog with severe burns

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    Violet , a 2.3kg Maltese mix, is still recovering three months after the chemicals left her with severe burns to her back and eyes. Violet was in such bad shape when she arrived, the PCAS staff thought she would not live through the night.
  • Deputy Chief Justice briefing on state capture inquiry

    Deputy Chief Justice briefing on state capture inquiry

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    His press conference was little more than a cry for help, letting South Africa know that that the Judiciary's hands are tied. This matter can not be delayed any further and a debate around the issue about who is responsible for issuing the terms of reference of the commission can not be entertained.
  • Fentanyl Continues Deadly Flow Into US Through Mail 'Straight From China'

    Fentanyl Continues Deadly Flow Into US Through Mail 'Straight From China'

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    The U.S. receives advanced electronic data on 36 percent of all worldwide packages, translating to about 318 million packages without it past year, the subcommittee said. He also supports more funding to equip agents with advanced technology for mail screenings. Investigators also identified a Pennsylvania address that likely served as a distributor for the foreign sellers, allowing purchasers - including the OH man who died - to receive shipments right away.
  • K'taka bandh: Schools, colleges in Ballari to stay shut tomorrow

    K'taka bandh: Schools, colleges in Ballari to stay shut tomorrow

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    To make sure law and order is maintained, more than 15,000 personnel will be deployed in Bengaluru . A Karnataka shutdown called on Thursday disrupted normal life, with buses and taxis keeping off the roads and schools, colleges, offices, hotels, malls and markets remaining closed till evening.
  • Jake Paul Finally Responds to Logan's

    Jake Paul Finally Responds to Logan's "Dead Body" Video Controversy

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    The 22-year-old vlogger has been noticeably absent from the site in the wake of backlash surrounding his since-deleted video of a dead body from within the Japanese Aokigahara Forest , also known as the Japanese Suicide Forest . Many called for him to quit YouTube altogether. "I'm putting you on the spot @ LoganPaul - if you are truly changing, then it should show in every video you make from here on out", Wong continued.
  • New Hampshire Police Dog Bites Man, Man Bites Dog, Man Gets Arrested

    New Hampshire Police Dog Bites Man, Man Bites Dog, Man Gets Arrested

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    A man with an outstanding warrant refused to come out of a house and K-9 Veda was sent in to find him, authorities said. One man was hospitalized with a gunshot wound and police made three arrests in all, but Wyman provided few details. The unidentified man from New Hampshire first put the dog in a chokehold and then bit it on the head. He is facing charges of: Resisting Arrest, Interference With a Police Dog, and Assault on a Police Officer.
  • Doses of Turmeric May Help Improve Memory, Increase Happiness

    Doses of Turmeric May Help Improve Memory, Increase Happiness

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    The results concluded that turmeric is one of the best spices and it has various health benefits. It also has strong anti-inflammatory properties. A new study published online January 19 in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry , and recently conducted by researchers from the University of California Los Angeles with an experiment, examined the effects of curcumin supplement on the brain.
  • Flu kills at least 46 in SC

    Flu kills at least 46 in SC

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    Stephen, died after being diagnosed with double pneumonia and the flu, her husband Hank Bordeaux told the television station. During last year's flu season, 94 people died, according to DHEC data. and 4:30 p.m. The Palm Beach Post reported that high humidity can deter the spread of the flu, because "water in the air encapsulates airborne viruses, making them heavy, and causing them to fall to the ground more quickly".
  • Scientists Clone Two Monkeys, Breaking New Ground in a Controversial Field

    Scientists Clone Two Monkeys, Breaking New Ground in a Controversial Field

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    They were able to create the genetic duplicates through the same procedure that produced Dolly the sheep in 1996 . If, after practicing cloning monkeys for laboratory research, scientists manage to get their primate-cloning techniques to a point where they seem highly efficient and safe, it could make cloning to produce human children seem much less like science fiction and much more like a sensible way to help single people (for instance) to have babies.
  • Cuomo order lets pharmacists give flu shots to kids

    Cuomo order lets pharmacists give flu shots to kids

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    The governor also ordered the Department of Health to expand the state's influenza public service advertising campaign to target areas of ny hit hardest by flu. People with the flu are infectious for up to 7 days after symptoms begin. The governor has also called on the Department of Health to expand the state's influenza public service advertising campaign targeting the areas of the state hardest hit by influenza.
  • Padmaavat Row: Tight Security Outside Theatres In Mumbai

    Padmaavat Row: Tight Security Outside Theatres In Mumbai

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    Around 20-25 G D Goenka World School students were on way home when a group of around 60 activists, believed to be members of a fringe group, attacked the bus with bamboo sticks asking the driver to stop the vehicle. Later, thanking filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali , the 32-year-old actor said that "Sanjay Sir has given me a gift of a character that I will forever be indebted to him for in my role, more than I already am".
  • Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime

    Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime

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    Officials warned police records alone do not give the most accurate picture of the scale of the problem, attributing much of the rise to changes in the way offences are recorded by forces and an increase in victims coming forward. ONS Deputy National Statistician and Director General Iain Bell said in a blog post that "the conclusions we have drawn about increases in some crime categories are based on the police figures".
  • Just one cigarette a day raises heart disease risk

    Just one cigarette a day raises heart disease risk

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    This came as a surprise to the team of researchers, who prior to embarking on the study had estimated the relative risks for smoking one, five, or 20 cigarettes a day, expecting the value for one cigarette to be approximately 5%. What's more, they say further analysis showed the results are not due to heavy smokers cutting down, which could have complicated the results. "There is no safe level of smoking".
  • New England Patriots: Eric Lee an under the radar player to watch

    New England Patriots: Eric Lee an under the radar player to watch

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    Sure the Patriots have a former college lacrosse player in Chris Hogan on their roster, he of no stars out of high school. "Not only is Super Bowl Sunday the biggest day in television, but it's also become one of the most-streamed days of the year", Rick Cordella, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group, said in a statement.
  • Robust Organic Growth Drives Rise In Diageo Interim Profit

    Robust Organic Growth Drives Rise In Diageo Interim Profit

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    Operating profit gained 6%, beating the 4.8% estimate. All regions contributed to the group's organic net sales, with Asia Pacific and Latin America and the Caribbean showing the greatest gains, both up 7%. "We have delivered broad based improvement in both organic volume and net sales growth". The company said marketing spend rose 7 percent in the period, as it works to improve performance of Scotch, its key product, and vodka in the USA, which has been weak.
  • Padmaavat Violence: Mob attacks school bus in Gurugram, Twitter calls them terrorists

    Padmaavat Violence: Mob attacks school bus in Gurugram, Twitter calls them terrorists

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    As the protests raged, a defiant Karni Sena, which has been spearheading the opposition to the Bollywood period drama, sought to pin the blame on film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. "Following imposition of section 144, there is prohibition on the presence of people carrying firearms and other articles capable of causing injury, raising slogans and exhibiting placards within 200 meters radius of cinema halls and multiplexes from January 23 to January 28", Singh said.
  • Pakistan wins toss, bats in 2nd T20 vs. New Zealand

    Pakistan wins toss, bats in 2nd T20 vs. New Zealand

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    Pakistan are likely to alter their Playing XI Squad for the Second T20, and especially the experienced Ahmed Shahzad may join Fakhar Zaman as the Opening Pair. Fakhar responded by belting three sixes off Santner's first over, bringing up his maiden T20 half century soon after off 26 balls. Rance finally broke through in the ninth over, deceiving Ahmed with a slower ball that carried straight to Colin de Grandhomme on the boundary.
  • Five Dead As Lassa Fever Hits Ondo State

    Five Dead As Lassa Fever Hits Ondo State

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    The state Commissioner for Health , Mrs. Angela Uwakwem had said, yesterday, that out of seven cases, three persons have been confirmed dead in the state. The warning is coming as Lassa fever, a killer disease, resurfaces in parts of the country. While urging the residents to report any case of Lassa fever, Okorocha was of the view that "it's nothing to worry about".
  • Flu can significantly increase risk of a heart attack, new study warns

    Flu can significantly increase risk of a heart attack, new study warns

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    Jeff Kwong at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES ), used data on patients from Ontario who were diagnosed with flu within a year of having a heart attack . "These are people who are sick enough to see a doctor and the doctor was anxious enough to actually swab the patient" to test for the virus, said Dr Kwong.
  • January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month

    January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month

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    Gretchen Stiefel. Cork camogie team, who are supporting this year's campaign, have been invited to attend the event. Women between the ages of 30 and 65 can also get an HPV test with a Pap test. The CervicalCheck Programme Report 2015/2016 shows that of the 263,481 women screened, over 90% of women received a normal result. 'She only got the test when she paid to have the test done privately - and sadly the cancer had spread at that point'.
  • Real Madrid's Cup Loss To Leganes Results In Unwanted New Club Record

    Real Madrid's Cup Loss To Leganes Results In Unwanted New Club Record

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    Champagne brilliantly denied Benzema and superbly tipped over a Sergio Ramos header as Madrid threw everything at Leganes, but Zidane's men could not force a late goal to avoid suffering a humiliating exit. However, Leganes stunned the home crowd again less than 10 minutes later, when Gabriel Pires scored with a header from a corner taken by Eraso. But a victor would not come, and the Bernabeu crowd loudly jeered Madrid as they walked off the pitch.
  • Sydney gets first taste of train strike

    Sydney gets first taste of train strike

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    The suspension will last for six weeks, with staffers not allowed to strike within that time period. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian labelled the decision a "huge relief". "We wanted to make sure that the customers not only avoided inconvenience, but also had certainty about rail services into the future", she told reporters in Sydney.
  • Vaping, Like Smoking, Should Be Banned In Public - Natl Report

    Vaping, Like Smoking, Should Be Banned In Public - Natl Report

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    Teens who vape are also more likely to try smoking regular cigarettes at least once and there's moderate evidence that this could set teens up for heavier cigarette use later on. However, a study concluded that E-Cigarettes may increase cancer risk by 15% but more research in this regard is needed. FDA staff this week said that iQOS contains fewer harmful chemicals than cigarettes but that it was unclear whether reduced exposure translates into reduced risk of disease.
  • Tencent to back Carrefour China in retail partnership

    Tencent to back Carrefour China in retail partnership

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    Following the appointment, Publicis.Sapient will work closely alongside the Carrefour teams to share its expertise and implement efficient and durable digital and technology solutions. Carrefour said it will cut 2,400 jobs at its French headquarters and sell 273 stores - that were formerly of the Dia brand - in a bid to cut the number of hypermarkets it runs across France.
  • Currans unite in England's T20I squad

    Currans unite in England's T20I squad

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    Root, who is an automatic pick for England across all three formats, admitted his unease at missing out on worldwide duty, especially given that his stated intention is to make his first foray into the IPL in April and May, at a time when he could instead be taking a break.
  • Tennessee Lawmakers to ISPs: Maintain Net Neutrality or Lose Government Contracts

    Tennessee Lawmakers to ISPs: Maintain Net Neutrality or Lose Government Contracts

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    In December, the FCC, under chairman Ajit Pai, abolished net neutrality rules created under the Obama administration despite widespread opposition, including from AT&T and Comcast , the two biggest Internet providers. Meanwhile, the newspaper reported, there have been multiple lawsuits filed by state attorneys general as well as public interest groups in at least 20 states.
  • New report finds Florida trailing in reducing tobacco use

    New report finds Florida trailing in reducing tobacco use

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    Experts say there's more funding and policy changes needed to truly make communities smoke-free. However, tobacco is still the leading cause of preventable death and disease in the US killing more than 480,000 people every year. Steinberg and other medical experts are now working on an early detection lung screening program that will run on a pilot basis in four counties with high smoking and cancer rates, including Ocean County.
  • My meeting with Buhari not connected to OBJ's letter - Tinubu

    My meeting with Buhari not connected to OBJ's letter - Tinubu

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    He (Obasanjo) was the leader of those who deceived Nigerians and lied to the global community to support Buhari. President Buhari periodically schedules talks with Asiwaju Tinubu and Baba Akande, as he does with other Nigerians and APC figures, to discuss substantive issues pertaining to the governance of the country and matters concerning the party.
  • Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), DR Horton, Inc. (DHI)

    Analyst Stance On Two Stocks: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), DR Horton, Inc. (DHI)

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    Shares of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA ) have recently risen to a new 52-week high. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Financial Consulate Inc. It improved, as 40 investors sold MSFT shares while 952 reduced holdings. Excluding this huge tax effect and some smaller adjustments in the year-ago period, Comcast's non-GAAP earnings rose 9% to $0.49 per share.
  • CHAN 2018: Scores, Results, Standings and Updated Schedule After Tuesday

    CHAN 2018: Scores, Results, Standings and Updated Schedule After Tuesday

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    There seemed to be a shock on the cards when Equatorial Guinea took the lead over Nigeria in Agadir, but the Super Eagles took destiny into their own hands and soared into the last eight. "It won't be easy", he concluded. Head coach Rodolfo Bodipo, though, is not ready to throw in the towel just yet and has called on his troops to give their all against a much favoured Nigeria unit.
  • Pet owners need to watch out for dog flu

    Pet owners need to watch out for dog flu

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    Identifying the flu in your dog versus human is, of course, a bit more tricky. There are no diagnosed cases of dog flu in Williamsburg yet, but the possibility for contracting the dog flu is still fairly high, according to Dr. As of October of past year, 46 out of 50 states have been affected, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association . While many dogs may not contract the flu, recognizing the signs early will help ensure the health and safety of the family pet.
  • Williams returns to action in Fed Cup

    Williams returns to action in Fed Cup

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    She later revealed she was pregnant during that tournament. The former world number one, 36, and her seven-time major winning sister, 37, have been on the same Fed Cup team eight times. "I have my sights on 25, and actually, I think having a baby might help", Williams told the February edition of Vogue magazine - of which she graces the cover.
  • Help or harm? Report wrestles with the effects of e-cigarettes

    Help or harm? Report wrestles with the effects of e-cigarettes

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    Teens who vape are also more likely to try smoking regular cigarettes at least once and there's moderate evidence that this could set teens up for heavier cigarette use later on. Most devices heat a liquid nicotine solution into vapour and have been promoted to smokers as a less risky alternative since they don't have all the chemicals, tar or smoke of regular cigarettes.
  • UK PM Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson after Brexit funds bid

    UK PM Theresa May rebukes Boris Johnson after Brexit funds bid

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    Asked about the concerns expressed by Mr Boles and Sir Nicholas, Mrs May's official spokesman said: "If you look at action taken by the Government in recent months, you can see it is getting on with the job of building a stronger economy and a fairer society that works for everyone".
  • Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis

    Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis

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    She died on Friday due to the illness, WRAL-TV reported . "Also, they said she was fine". Just as Mr. Nathan explained how risky this disease is, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had also let out an alert due to the 30 deaths of children caused by the flu during this 2017-2018 season.