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Players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and systemic racism within the justice system became one of the biggest stories of the 2017 NFL season. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended Trump's position in a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday. If there are protesting players at the Super Bowl , NBC is set to show them , and the National Football League told CNN Money ahead of the game that it does not plan to keep players in their locker ...
  • Why you may want to avoid drinking piping-hot tea

    Why you may want to avoid drinking piping-hot tea

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    China has one of the highest rates of esophageal cancer in the world, according to the study, published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine . "Alternatively, hot liquids may impair the barrier function of the cells lining the esophagus, leaving the tissue open to greater damage from other carcinogens".
  • Leeds United Want To Agree Deal For Paul Heckingbottom Tonight

    Leeds United Want To Agree Deal For Paul Heckingbottom Tonight

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    The Whites are on the lookout for a new manager after parting company with Thomas Christiansen , who saw his side fall to a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon. Steve Evans lasted seven months, Garry Monk almost a year and Christiansen had served since June, meaning his successor will inherit the hottest seat in the English game.
  • Genius Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside A San Diego Dispensary

    Genius Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside A San Diego Dispensary

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    This Girl Scout knows her customers well. The local San Diego chapter of the Girl Scouts told the site members can sell to the public if a guardian is present. However, Kelly Parisi, chief communications officer from Girl Scouts of the United States of America, told the LA Times that each region makes "all decisions on how the cookie program is run".
  • Eagles DT Jernigan (illness) returns to practice

    Eagles DT Jernigan (illness) returns to practice

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    In all, he played in 100 games with 17 starts: nine with Philadelphia and a 2-7 record and eight with the Browns (1-7 record). Eagles running back LeGarrette Blount played former teammate and Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski in a game of "Madden 18" at the Microsoft Store in the Mall of America Tuesday night and beat him 33-13.
  • Draymond Green says he's rooting for Eagles in Super Bowl

    Draymond Green says he's rooting for Eagles in Super Bowl

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    He also has two Super Bowl MVP awards sitting on his trophy shelf from the epic clashes. The Philadelphia Eagles have the all-round game to overcome the great Tom Brady and his New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII , according to Dallas Cowboys icon Emmitt Smith .
  • Liverpool midfielder Lallana doubtful for Tottenham clash

    Liverpool midfielder Lallana doubtful for Tottenham clash

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    Kane had a poor spot kick palmed away by goalkeeper Loris Karius in the 87th minute when the score was 1-1 and looked to the skies after Salah made it 2-1, thinking he'd cost his side. It was a farcical decision from the referee , who had waved play on after seeing the incident from close up, but somehow took the linesman's decision who was further away to bring the game back.
  • Dollar General (NYSE:DG) Upgraded to Outperform by Telsey Advisory Group

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    Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 2,153 shares of the company's stock worth $200,000 after acquiring an additional 1,102 shares during the last quarter. Avenir Corp owns 758,195 shares or 5.66% of their United States portfolio. Tarbox Family Office invested 0% of its portfolio in Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG).
  • Formula One: Niki Lauda lashes out at 'Grid Girls' removal

    Formula One: Niki Lauda lashes out at 'Grid Girls' removal

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    Former Williams F1 test driver Susie Wolff told BBC Sport the deployment of grid girls did not offend her, and that F1 had more pertinent issues regarding the involvement of women in the sport. "I was the only British grid girl that season [2004], that was back in the day when things were not all so uptight, the days where you did not feel like you were treading on eggshells and could be you and shine", Hallam said, who also won a bravery award from the House of Commons by donating bone ...
  • Delhi photographer murder: Everything you need to know

    Delhi photographer murder: Everything you need to know

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    Ankit Saxena had been dating the 20-year-old Shehzadi over the last three years. The public murder had many witnesses and the place where he was murdered was quickly red with blood. However, the boy who was bleeding profusely from his neck and mouth died on his mother's lap. Ankit's mother also said that there were several onlookers but no one helped him while he was being beaten up or after he was stabbed.
  • North Korea Found to Have Made $200 Million by Dodging UN Sanctions

    North Korea Found to Have Made $200 Million by Dodging UN Sanctions

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    It said shipments of coal had been delivered to China, Malaysia, South Korea, Russia and Vietnam in breach of sanctions using "a combination of multiple evasion techniques, routes and deceptive tactics". The report cited evidence that North Korea has sold a ballistic-missile system to Myanmar and that it may be helping Syria with a chemical weapons program.
  • How to protect yourself from a dog bite? Stop being anxious

    How to protect yourself from a dog bite? Stop being anxious

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    Adult respondents also filled out a 10-item personality test, which helped researchers categorize the participants according to the so-called Big Five personality traits (extroversion, conscientiousness, openness to new experiences, agreeableness and emotional stability).
  • Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed

    Hawaii Missile Alert Sender Was '100% Sure' They Were Being Bombed

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    I'm really not to blame in this. Despite other workers apparently hearing the word "exercise" repeated several times at the start of the message, the man did not. However, the worker who sent out the alarm said he only heard, "this is not a drill". "When the phone call came in, someone picked up the receiver instead of hitting speaker phone so that everyone could hear the message", he said.
  • Kerala sets apart Rs 1267C for women schemes

    Kerala sets apart Rs 1267C for women schemes

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    The finance minister likened the GST rollout to the recent attack of cyclone Ockhi, which claimed 77 lives after hitting Kerala shores on 30 November. Thomas dispensed Rs 2,000 crore for waterfront territory improvement, which incorporate assets for restoration of territories hit by Cyclone Ockhi. The Government will also launch a rescue vehicle benefit on the lines of the prevalent ride-hailing application Uber.
  • Cell Phone Radiation Linked To Tumors In Male Rats, Government Study Says

    Cell Phone Radiation Linked To Tumors In Male Rats, Government Study Says

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    If there's any lingering concern about possible cancer risks, the government researchers themselves say they have not changed their own cell phone habits. For example, Bucher said, "The patterns of damage to brain in tissues in these animals are not particularly consistent with tumor outcomes". That early release prompted a spate of related research, which, in turn, prompted the state of California and former NIH toxicologists, among others, to issue warnings in the a year ago.
  • Want to lose weight? Get off your ass, scientists say

    Want to lose weight? Get off your ass, scientists say

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    Replacing sitting with standing for six hours a day meant losing more than 20 pounds over four years for a person weighing 140 pounds, according to a study published Wednesday. Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis, known as NEAT, a concept developed by James Levine, M.D., Ph.D. and Michael Jensen, M.D. -both Mayo Clinic endocrinologists and obesity researchers-focuses on the daily calories a person burns while doing normal daily activities, not exercising.
  • Myanmar operations have 'hallmarks of genocide'

    Myanmar operations have 'hallmarks of genocide'

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    On the Thursday release of AP's investigation, the United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric called the report "extremely troubling", and urged Burma to allow the United Nations access to Rakhine State. Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch, issued a statement saying that the mass graves raise "the stakes for the worldwide community to demand accountability from Myanmar".
  • Budget provides just Rs 2000 cr for healthcare scheme

    Budget provides just Rs 2000 cr for healthcare scheme

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    Rs 1200 crores earmarked for this flagship program under the National Health Policy 2017. The government will also be setting up healthcare units across India to ease reach for health treatment by the people of India. He also took a swipe at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his claim that he would raise money for the scheme in the future by calling it a "perfect jumla (gimmick)".
  • Los Angeles school shooting: Female arrested after two students were shot

    Los Angeles school shooting: Female arrested after two students were shot

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    The first shots were fired just before 9am local time at the Salvador Castro Middle School in the Westlake district west of downtown LA. Reports suggest the boy is in a critical condition, with the girl in a stable condition. "We could not control or know about this situation, but our schools are safe", she said. It wasn't immediately clear whether she was the student in custody, whom police hadn't formally declared a suspect.
  • Daily Beast accused of fake news in Nunes memo report

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    Larson quoted a letter to committee chair Devin Nunes from Stephen Boyd of Trump's own Department of Justice in which Nunes was warned about the implications and damaging consequences of such a release. Schiff said the document already had "profound distortions and inaccuracies" before the changes were made, and called Nunes' actions "deeply troubling" because the White House is now reviewing a document that was not shared with nor voted on by the entire House Intelligence Committee.
  • Scientists reveal commonalities between heart disease and breast cancer in women

    Scientists reveal commonalities between heart disease and breast cancer in women

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    Authors of the AHA statement concluded, "These data confirm that postmenopausal HRT is associated with both breast cancer and CVD. and this is a potentially modifiable risk factor for both diseases". Mehta added, "These potential side effects impact each patient differently". Cancer has a deadly hold on the imagination, because everyone knows someone who has suffered and there appears no end in sight.
  • It's National Wear Red Day. Here's Why People Are Dressing Up

    It's National Wear Red Day. Here's Why People Are Dressing Up

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    Women (and men) across America will be color-coordinating today for National Wear Red Day 2018 , which aims to dispel myths surrounding heart diseases . During the event, Novant Health will highlight the top 10 cardiovascular and neurological advancements in the last decade. Scott will be at ceremonies at an 8:30 a.m.
  • Girl raped By 'Khilji 'friend watching Padmavat

    Girl raped By 'Khilji 'friend watching Padmavat

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    A 19-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside a theater on Monday. Indian police have rounded up a man for allegedly raping a teenage girl inside a cinema hall in Hyderabad . On January 21, he visited Hyderabad again. The accused has been placed under judicial custody and the police are further investigating the matter.
  • National Football League rejects AMVETS ad, deserves penalty flag

    National Football League rejects AMVETS ad, deserves penalty flag

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    National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy said the printed game program has never been a place for advertising some might consider to be a political statement. Both the new PSA and the originally rejected print ad can be viewed and downloaded on AMVETS's multimedia page here . "It neither judges, vilifies or even opposes those who choose otherwise", said AMVETS executive director Joe Chenelly in a statement.
  • Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

    Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

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    University of Melbourne Professor Colin Masters, a member of the Australian team of researchers, said the blood test was a step towards a potential cure for the disease. The new technique of "deep brain stimulation", which plants two permanent microscopic electrodes, which are linked to an electric pulse generator under the skin of the chest, through deep-brain surgery, has already been tested in many thousands of patients with severe Parkinson's and is now experimentally tested on Alzheimer's.
  • Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned

    Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned

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    Cas said that for the 11 athletes whose appeals had been partially upheld, evidence "was sufficient to establish an anti-doping rule violation" had taken place. "Today's rulings confirm that many of those who were accused are clean athletes". However, CAS Secretary-General Matthieu Reeb insisted that the ruling "does not mean that these 28 athletes are declared innocent".
  • Join WQAD News 8 and Go RED this Friday!

    Join WQAD News 8 and Go RED this Friday!

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    The program also supplies women with information and tools to make that happen. On February 2, 2018, break out all your red glam - clothes, shoes, accessories, makeup - and show your support for the Go Red For Women movement by wearing red that day.
  • Coffee may soon come with cancer warnings

    Coffee may soon come with cancer warnings

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    So far, 13 defendants, including 7-Eleven, have settled and agreed to post warnings, CNN reports . The defendants include Starbucks , BP and 7-Eleven. However, a review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a branch of the World Health Organization, found that drinking very hot beverages was "probably carcinogenic to humans" due to burns to the esophagus; there was no relation to the chemical acrylamide.
  • Health officials warn of rise in influenza, urge vaccinations

    Health officials warn of rise in influenza, urge vaccinations

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    As long as flu viruses are circulating, vaccination should continue throughout the flu season , even in February or later. These excess deaths can not with certainty be attributed to specific causes but flu and the very cold weather some areas have seen since Christmas are likely to be contributing factors.
  • Cancer 'vaccine' to enter human trials

    Cancer 'vaccine' to enter human trials

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    One agent is now already approved for use in humans; the other has been tested for human use in several unrelated clinical trials . (A microgram is one-millionth of a gram). Finally, Sagiv-Barfi explored the specificity of the T cells by transplanting two types of tumors into the mice. She transplanted a similar lymphoma cancer cells in two areas, and she transplanted a colon cancer cell line in a third area.
  • Gwarzo's suspension valid - Adeosun

    Gwarzo's suspension valid - Adeosun

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    Mounir Gwarzo, has recommended his dismissal from public service. In the report which was submitted to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, the panel directed Gwarzo to refund the sum of N104.8 million, being the severance package he allegedly approved and received while in office.
  • DOJ, SEC probe Apple over slowing of older iPhones

    DOJ, SEC probe Apple over slowing of older iPhones

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    Apple said in a statement on Wednesday that it was responding to government agencies asking questions about a 2017 iPhone software update that slowed down older phones . "We know that iPhones have become an important part of the daily lives of our customers and our intention was to improve the customer experience". The company has been wrestling with some other software-related issues, including processor vulnerabilities that have affected other technology companies and a login flaw that ...
  • Pizza Might Be a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal

    Pizza Might Be a Healthier Breakfast Than Cereal

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    Amer admits pizza doesn't exactly qualify as a health food (unless you count its benefits to the soul). Pizza's not a healthy food , of course, and the amount of cheese in a slice varies by brand and type, but a slice does contain much less sugar than most cold cereals, Amer noted.
  • Cancer survival rates improve worldwide, but slower in poorer countries

    Cancer survival rates improve worldwide, but slower in poorer countries

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    These countries are all affected by infection-related cancers as well as cancers associated with changing lifestyles such as changes in diet, lack of physical activity, obesity and reproductive patterns."Although they have diverse levels of wealth, and health indicators, the BRICS countries have all undergone particularly rapid demographic and economic growth", noted the WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in a news release announcing the findings.