• Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe

    Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe

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    A young woman, who gave birth in detention three months ago, is among the group of women, children, elders and young men who were freed. She was taken to a Boko Haram hideout by her brother and married off to his friend when she was 11. Justice Minister Abubakar Malami told the BBC that the released suspects would be rehabilitated before being allowed to return to their families. On Friday, they handed him an additional sentence for planning the mass kidnapping.
  • Trump Blames Florida School Shooting on Russia Probe

    Trump Blames Florida School Shooting on Russia Probe

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    Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in USA history, students have mobilised across the country to organise rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.
  • Parkland school shooting: Central Florida calls for change

    Parkland school shooting: Central Florida calls for change

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    To the failure, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that he has ordered an inquiry into the Federal Bureau of Investigation proceedings following the Florida high school shooting , where a 19-year-old gunman armed with an AR-15-style assault rifle and numerous ammunition cartridges opened fire at the students and teachers.
  • Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same

    Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same

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    Participants were split randomly into two groups, one of which was told to decrease their carbohydrate intake and the other to cut back on fat consumption. A new study from Stanford had about 500 people commit to either a low-fat or low-carb diet for a year. For you the reader, the biggest takeaways would be that there isn't a clear-cut victor between low-fat and low-carb.
  • Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella

    Kratom supplements have a new side effect: Salmonella

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    So far, 28 people have been infected in 20 states, with nearly a dozen of those people hospitalized. While the agency noted that no common brands or suppliers had been identified, eight of 11 people interviewed had consumed kratom products.
  • Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO

    Ignore the $500M elephant in the room, Harper says — LOVERRO

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    Said of Rizzo of Harper: "I'm proud to have drafted, developed and have him on our club and look forward to many, many more years with him". I'm focused on winning and playing hard, like every single year. I'd take him any day of the week. "When I walk out of that clubhouse any day that I play, I walk out. He's one of the best pitchers in the game and one of the best playoff pitchers in the game".
  • Children, 1 Pregnant Woman Among Tennessee Flu Deaths

    Children, 1 Pregnant Woman Among Tennessee Flu Deaths

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    The lower numbers reflect a similar pattern reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in recent weeks. Doctors tell us there are four strains of flu, and you can get the flu a few times in the same season. The authors note that they studied only people who were sick enough to visit a doctor and get tested. The middle age of those in the investigation was 77.
  • A Russian Bronze Medalist Is Suspected of Doping at the PyeongChang Olympics

    A Russian Bronze Medalist Is Suspected of Doping at the PyeongChang Olympics

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    The Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) scored a 4-0 victory over the USA men's ice hockey team at the Winter Olympics , sending the Russians to the top spot in their preliminary-round group. He has not responded to a request for comment. "I have known these guys for many years". The Russians had been hoping that a clean record at Pyeongchang would persuade the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow them to march at the closing ceremony on February 25 with the Russian flag and ...
  • Romania registers highest number of measles cases in Europe in 2017

    Romania registers highest number of measles cases in Europe in 2017

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    Although it usually clears in 7-10 days, complications of the illness can be fatal. The UK recently achieved World Health Organization measles elimination status, meaning that for the past few years the number of cases has been low enough to stop the disease circulating around the country.
  • West Brom's taxi four escape police charges

    West Brom's taxi four escape police charges

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    Four West Brom players got into serious trouble after they "stole a taxi" on their Spanish trip. On Monday afternoon West Brom have received some welcomed good news. The decision will come as some relief to Alan Pardew as he fights to remain in charge at the Hawthorns. West Brom's next two Premier League fixtures are against Huddersfield Town , who are just a point outside the relegation zone, and Watford respectively.
  • White House announces Trump back-flip on gun controls

    White House announces Trump back-flip on gun controls

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    During his 2016 campaign, Trump became a champion of the Second Amendment and welcomed contributions from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups. On Monday, Mr Murphy said the president's support for the bill was "another sign the politics of gun violence are shifting", but added that "no-one should pretend this bill alone is an adequate response to this epidemic".
  • Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

    Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug

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    The J.M. Smucker Company has recollect all specific shipments of Gravy Train , Kibbles "N Bits , Ol" Roy and Skippy dog food cans. Pentobarbital is most commonly used as a sedative, anesthetic or to euthanize animals, it said. Just last April, an organic pet food company also had to recall their products after testing positive for the presence of pentobarbital. Pentobarbital has been widely used as a euthanasia drug.
  • Google's Verily applies machine learning to retinal scans to predict heart disease

    Google's Verily applies machine learning to retinal scans to predict heart disease

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    Michael V McConnell, head of Cardiovascular Health Innovations at Verily , said that the research needs more work and a larger patient database to validate these findings before it's ready for clinical testing. They add that it is the speed of the scans that makes the analysis lucrative. Researchers at Google and Verily used machine learning to analyze data of almost 300,000 patients and accurately predicted cardiovascular risk factors using retinal images in two datasets of 12,026 and 999 ...
  • Bayliss won't rush Stokes back into ODI team

    Bayliss won't rush Stokes back into ODI team

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    England have a sniff then. But Stokes, having arrived from England yesterday after pleading not guilty to a charge of affray on Tuesday, may not be ready for the one-day global at the same venue a week on Sunday, let alone a T20 worldwide tomorrow.
  • Germany says Serbia must recognise Kosovo's sovereignty to enter EU

    Germany says Serbia must recognise Kosovo's sovereignty to enter EU

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    Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia 10 years ago on February 2008. German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel met Kosovo's leaders in Pristina on Wednesday and Thursday before travelling to Bulgaria to meet top European Union and Balkan diplomats to discuss the bloc's recently announced enlargement strategy.
  • Lydia Ko loses ground at Women's Australian Open in Adelaide

    Lydia Ko loses ground at Women's Australian Open in Adelaide

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    It was an emphatic performance. The two-time major victor was solid enough off the tee, hitting 10 of 14 fairways, and scrambled well when she needed to, hitting only 11 of 18 greens but making three successful saves from the sand. "It was a good round today", Green said. Five-time champion Karrie Webb, who says she'll play a part-time schedule this year, shot 70. Ko shut down her Twitter account on Wednesday, but she said that move had nothing to do with criticism of her making more ...
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott says FBI Director needs to resign

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott says FBI Director needs to resign

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    The shooter , "wouldn't have harmed that many students with a knife! " said , Gonzalez, who challenged politicians to stop taking donations from the National Rifle Association . Gonzalez also gave voice to a question many in the United States have been asking since Wednesday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: How did 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz , a former student who was known to be mentally ill and exhibit erratic behavior, come to legally purchase an AR-15 ...
  • New Zealand wins toss, bowls in tri-series T20 vs. England

    New Zealand wins toss, bowls in tri-series T20 vs. England

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    Eoin Morgan is back after his groin strain, while Tom Curran and Liam Dawson replace the pace pair of Liam Plunkett (injured) and Mark Wood (dropped). England , who are struggling throughout the series, and have not registered a single win, will need to attain a huge victory to go over the Kiwis in Net Run Rate.
  • PM Narendra Modi to Inaugurate New BJP Headquarters in Delhi Today

    PM Narendra Modi to Inaugurate New BJP Headquarters in Delhi Today

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    Modi and Shah had laid the foundation stone of the new headquarters in August previous year and a Mumbai-based architecture company had designed it. PM Modi along with along with BJP veteran LK Advani, inaugurated the new building. Thanking him, Modi reiterated BJP's commitment to " Rashtra Bhakti ". "Generations of workers have given their lives for the party", Modi said at the inauguration.
  • Related incident part of Russian Federation indictment

    Related incident part of Russian Federation indictment

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    Thirteen Russians , including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin, were charged Friday in a plot to interfere in the 2016 US presidential election through social media propaganda. "Ohio Wants Hillary 4 Prison", an ad posted in July 2016 said. An ad from that month also stated , "Hillary is a Satan , and her crimes and lies had proved just how evil she is".
  • Karnataka government announces free education to girls till post-graduation

    Karnataka government announces free education to girls till post-graduation

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    I bow to Dr BR Ambedkar for this. The chief minister noted that the gross state domestic product (GSDP) in 2017-18 grew at the rate of 8.5 percent as against 7.5 percent during 2016-17. The budget also had many initiatives for the upliftment of women. " Karnataka , today, is one of the first states in the country in terms of development Interest-free loans to farmers, Indira Canteens and many more schemes for people".
  • Attendance row: FIRs against JNU students for blocking admin office

    Attendance row: FIRs against JNU students for blocking admin office

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    Peeved over not being able to meet the Vice Chancellor to discuss issues related to the compulsory attendance order, some students had conducted a gherao of the JNU's administration block on Thursday. Since 11 AM, a group of students performed skits and mimes and sang songs near the main entrance of the administration block. Staffers at the university had claimed that students had confined a few professors and abused them.
  • 'Blackface' Skit on China's Lunar New Year Sparks Outrage

    'Blackface' Skit on China's Lunar New Year Sparks Outrage

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    At the start of the skit, a group of African dancers in "tribal" attire and people dressed up as safari animals like zebras, giraffes, lions and antelopes. The sketch was set around people working on the Nairobi-Mombasa railway project. The highlight of this year's show was a reunion duet by two of China's most famous pop stars.
  • Germany says Brexit deal should strike 'fair balance'

    Germany says Brexit deal should strike 'fair balance'

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    Mrs May was speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday morning, where she also called for a new security treaty with the European Union that should be up and running by 2019. During questions afterwards, the Prime Minister again shot down suggestions the Brexit vote could be reversed - vowing to honour the result of the 2016 referendum.
  • 28 more flu-related deaths reported in IN, 195 in total

    28 more flu-related deaths reported in IN, 195 in total

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    Flu deaths are reported as flu/pneumonia, she said, so it's unknown how numerous eight deaths involved both. Health Officials say the H3N3 virus or Flu A has been particularly harmful to those 65 and older and those younger than five years old.
  • Answers to Your Most Pressing Flu Season Questions

    Answers to Your Most Pressing Flu Season Questions

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    William Schaffner, a Vanderbilt University vaccine expert. A severe flu season is at its peak nationwide with reports of one unsafe strain falling while another surges, according to newly released federal health data . Even though the vaccine is not as powerful as officials hoped, it can lessen the illness's severity, keep people out of the hospital, and save lives.
  • Kansas City Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth

    Kansas City Chiefs sign free-agent cornerback David Amerson for depth

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    Amerson played in six games for the Raiders in 2017, starting each of them, and tallied 17 tackles (13 solo), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Amerson dealt with shoulder and foot injuries and a concussion last season. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport adds that Amerson could make up to $6 million on the pact.
  • APC Governors Converge In Daura To Meet Buhari

    APC Governors Converge In Daura To Meet Buhari

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    Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Chief Niyi Akande had on February 13 met with President Buhari behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Tinubu, who also spoke to newsmen after the meeting, expressed his commitment towards ensuring electoral victory for all APC candidates in the forthcoming 2019 general election.
  • SC issues contempt court notice to Rao Anwar

    SC issues contempt court notice to Rao Anwar

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    The Supreme Court issued a contempt of court notice to suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar for not appearing in court today in the Naqeebullah Mehsud killing case. The court also directed the IGs of all provinces to provide protection to the witnesses in the case after Khawaja informed the bench of threats to witnesses.
  • PNB fraud case: Where is main accused Nirav Modi hiding?

    PNB fraud case: Where is main accused Nirav Modi hiding?

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    On the basis of the LoUs , Indian banks in foreign countries granted credit to Choksi and his companies. Modi's wife Ami, a U.S. citizen, left on January 6 and his business Mehul Choksi left on January 4, the officials said. This proves that they were aware of all this". Addressing a press conference here, Sibal cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his policy of "ease of doing business" and asked,"Why is PM Modi refusing to disclose who all travel with him on official tours?" The ...
  • Ram Gopal Varma to be arrested by police today??

    Ram Gopal Varma to be arrested by police today??

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    And moreover, my remarks over woman activist Mani, about casting her in GST2 were uttered in a humorous manner. Police have registered a case against Varma under section 67 of the Information Technology Act (publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) and under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code for indecent representation of women, Raghu Vir said.
  • Joel Embiid will participate in all three All-Star Weekend events

    Joel Embiid will participate in all three All-Star Weekend events

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    World guard Bogdan Bogdanovic from Sacramento Kings , who scored 26 points, thanking fans after being named Most Valuable Player of the Rising Stars Challenge game against the USA team at Staples Centre in Los Angeles on Friday. Joel Embiid has never been afraid to speak his mind, especially when it came to the woman that he was chasing. The first event on Saturday is the Skills Challenge .
  • Three takeaways from Team World's 155-124 victory over Team USA

    Three takeaways from Team World's 155-124 victory over Team USA

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    The NBA all-star festivities in Los Angeles kicked off with the celebrity all-star game, where Andre De Grasse's Team Clippers defeated Justin Bieber's Team Lakers , before the future of the league took centre stage when Team USA played Team World in the Rising Stars Challenge .
  • Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress

    Arvinder Singh Lovely returns to Congress

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    Lovely's comeback can be seen as a big boost for the Congress ahead of by-polls to the 20 assembly seats in the national capital. The news of Delhi Congress former chief Arvinder Singh Lovely joining the party was broken by Maken through his Twitter handle stating that Lovely had a meeting with Party president Rahul Gandhi and senior leader PC Chacko and Harun Yusuf.
  • Women Who Clean A Lot Could Face Decreased Lung Function

    Women Who Clean A Lot Could Face Decreased Lung Function

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    From their forced vital capacity, home cleaners lost an extra 4.3 milliliters a year and occupational cleaners lost an additional 7.1 milliliters a year. "The take home message of this study is that in the long run cleaning chemicals very likely cause rather substantial damage to your lungs", Øistein Svanes, a co-author of the study, said.
  • Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Thursday, Feb. 15, in Pyeongchang

    Winter Olympics 2018: What to watch Thursday, Feb. 15, in Pyeongchang

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    And that's not to mention the effect the wind has had on the Games themselves. Only one ski race has been held so far: the men's combined, which was also delayed to allow winds to subside. "But now I can feel it as I receive this medal here", the teenage skater said after the medal presenting ceremony. Budget overruns are common in the history of Olympics hosting and Pyeongchang has once again ignited the debate over the costs and benefits of organizing the games.
  • Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

    Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

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    Press freedom groups around the world were quick to condemn the court's ruling. Al Jazeera's Sinem Koseoglu reporting from Istanbul said; "Aggravated life sentence means if the prisoners are granted immunity by any other future government or any other judiciary, these people can not benefit from that".
  • Oklahoma Health Department offers free flu shots statewide

    Oklahoma Health Department offers free flu shots statewide

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    A total of 32 flu-associated deaths have occurred among Oklahoma children under the age of 18 since 2009. There's little faith that the vaccine will work. Nationally, this flu season arrived stronger than projected, according to federal health officials. For this flu season, there have been 118 deaths of people 65 or older, 37 from ages 50 to 64, six from ages 25 to 49, three from ages 5 to 17 and one from birth to age 4.
  • US Bancorp Pays $613M to Settle Charges

    US Bancorp Pays $613M to Settle Charges

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    As part of the settlement, U.S. Bancorp agreed to forfeit US$453 million and to pay fines to the Treasury Department, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve, the Justice Department said in a statement. "We regret and have accepted responsibility for the past deficiencies in our AML (anti-money-laundering) program". The action by the USA authorities follows this month's $370 settlement by Rabobank, which likewise admitted to attempting to block regulators from ...