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The CDC says 17 illnesses have been reported in 13 states since mid-November. "This time of year, most of our lettuce will come from southern places.so if it's affecting both countries, it may be from California or Mexico or other countries that produce romaine lettuce ", said Schellhorn.
  • What to expect in the next 36 hours: Record-breaking cold

    What to expect in the next 36 hours: Record-breaking cold

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    Combining this with the cold air temperatures yields wind chills in the teens and 20s. We may also have to deal with a little freezing rain and drizzle. Sunday though noon Monday . The cold, dry air mass will be in place into the next weekend. Wind chill factors Burlington toward Wray will be between 15-25 degrees below zero.
  • Meghan Markle's half-sister tweets annoyed response to Prince Harry

    Meghan Markle's half-sister tweets annoyed response to Prince Harry

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    Speaking to presenter Sarah Montague, he said: "No look, she's done an absolutely awesome job". Meghan has two half-siblings from her father's previous marriage to Rosyln Markle , Samantha and Thomas Markle Junior. Former royal butler Grant Harrold appeared on United Kingdom breakfast TV show Good Morning Britain to critique the princess bride's technique on her first outing with the whole family.
  • Yemeni Civilians Killed in a Single Day in 'Absurd' War

    Yemeni Civilians Killed in a Single Day in 'Absurd' War

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    The U.N. official said 54 people died, including eight children, and 32 others hurt in a "crowded popular market" in Taiz province on Tuesday. Abdul Malek al-Fadhl, a pro-Houthi activist, said two buildings were flattened in Hay Asr, a residential neighbourhood to the west of Sanaa, as coalition raids targeted the home of Mohammed al-Raimi, a local Houthi leader.
  • Dead man makes list of Buhari's new appointment

    Dead man makes list of Buhari's new appointment

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    The most recently deceased of the 4 we have so far identified is Ugbaja, appointed as a member of the newly constituted board of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC). Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), reacting to the dead appointees brouhaha, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government is confused.
  • Flu season is spreading quickly

    Flu season is spreading quickly

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    In addition, a total of 12 influenza-associated pediatric deaths for the 2017-2018 season have been reported. The flu season shows no sign of slowing down with 478 confirmed cases in Central Alberta and 49 people ending up in hospital. "If you are sick, we advise you stay at home. But it's been a heavy season so far", said Dr. John Howard, the medical director of the emergency room department at Riverview Health.
  • Loris Karius Starts - Liverpool Team vs Leicester City Confirmed

    Loris Karius Starts - Liverpool Team vs Leicester City Confirmed

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    The Reds will be looking to round off the year with a win as they take on mid-table Leicester at Anfield , with new signing Virgil van Dijk watching on. The Liverpool manager was delighted with his side's performance as they overcame the blow of conceding Jamie Vardy's opener after just three minutes.
  • Wind Chill Advisory in effect

    Wind Chill Advisory in effect

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    The temperature will drop to minus 1 with a wind chill as low as 15-below zero New Year's Eve. Frostbite can occur in as few as 30 minutes to exposed skin, according to the National Weather Service website. Expect these temperatures to range from the negative upper single digits to the negative lower teens followed by overnight lows in the negative 20s and 30s.
  • FIR against wrestler Sushil Kumar, supporters for brawl

    FIR against wrestler Sushil Kumar, supporters for brawl

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    According to police, they have been booked for allegedly voluntarily causing hurt and wrongful restraint. The team which qualified for Commonweatlh Games 2018 will take part in the tournament, scheduled to take place in April 2018 in Gold Coast.
  • Ashton Agar roped in to Australian squad for SCG Ashes Test

    Ashton Agar roped in to Australian squad for SCG Ashes Test

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    The 24-year-old has been roped at the expense of fellow left-armers Steve O'Keefe and Jon Holland. He also represented Australia in five Tests on the subcontinent this year, memorably spinning the tourists to their first win in India since 2004 when he snared match figures of 12-70 in Pune.
  • Widespread Flu Cases Reported in 36 States — CDC

    Widespread Flu Cases Reported in 36 States — CDC

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    Gregg and Rusk County are both categorized by TDSHS as "rapid test positive flu " counties in the state. She could not say if any had been admitted. "It's just as high up there as a vaccine". There are many reports indicating that flu shots are not 100 percent effective but are still necessary during the flu season.
  • Google pays tribute to Kannada litterateur Kuvempu

    Google pays tribute to Kannada litterateur Kuvempu

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    The Kannada writer and poet (full name Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa) is the subject of today's Google Doodle , which commemorates his 113th birthday. For his contributions to Kannada Literature, the Government of Karnataka decorated him with the honorific Rashtrakavi (National Poet) in 1958 and Karnataka Ratna (Gem of Karnataka) in 1992.
  • Rate of pregnant women in Cali using pot set to skyrocket

    Rate of pregnant women in Cali using pot set to skyrocket

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    With the upcoming legalization, that number is sure to soar. In 2002 2.4 percent of pregnant women self-reported marijuana use, compared to 3.9 percent in 2012. While the study has much to offer about the perceived reasons why marijuana use is on the rise, it has fewer answers about the effect that marijuana has on babies in the womb.
  • South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul

    South Korea seizes Hong Kong ship for oil transfer to North: Seoul

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    The UN Security Council on Thursday meanwhile denied global port access to four North Korean ships suspected of carrying or having transported goods banned by worldwide sanctions targeting Pyongyang , diplomats told AFP . South Korean authorities have reportedly seized and inspected a Hong Kong-flagged vessel after it secretly transferred petroleum to a North Korean vessel in worldwide waters.
  • Berks #2 among Pennsylvania counties in reported flu cases

    Berks #2 among Pennsylvania counties in reported flu cases

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    The majority of deaths reported so far have been in individuals 65 years old and above. Another death was an individual between the ages of 25 and 49. He is the medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention for Parkview Health. More than 3,500 flu cases have been confirmed statewide since October 1.
  • Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely with Knee Injury

    Jeff Teague Out Indefinitely with Knee Injury

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    Teague was injured in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game against the Denver Nuggets . Butler has asserted himself as the alpha dog on this roster, and the Wolves are 8-2 in their last 10 games. "As always, it's whatever the team needs me to do, " Jones said Wednesday night. "I'm ready to help this team in any way". In the meantime, Tyus Jones will be the Timberwolves' starting point guard.
  • Ontario's Minimum Wage to Rise to $14 on January 1

    Ontario's Minimum Wage to Rise to $14 on January 1

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    Studies show that a higher minimum wage results in less employee turnover, which increases business productivity. "Our neighbors are getting raises this week, NY and California are moving toward $15, and seven states have already approved minimum wages that are higher than ours in Massachusetts", said Lew Finfer , Co-Director of the faith-based Massachusetts Communities Action Network .
  • More pregnant women smoking pot

    More pregnant women smoking pot

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    According to Dr. Navizadeh, it is hard to determine the exact effects of marijuana use on babies and fetuses because, oftentimes, expectant mothers who are using marijuana may also be using other drugs. Another researcher from the Georgia State University, who was not involved in any of the studies, said that marijuana is being consumed every day more after the state of California legalized its recreational consumption.
  • Air Pollution Contributes to More Than 20000 Deaths a Year

    Air Pollution Contributes to More Than 20000 Deaths a Year

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    It said long-term exposures to PM2.5 are considered safe if they average 12 micrograms per cubic meter of air (12 μg/m3) or less per day over the course of a year. "This study included individuals living in smaller cities, towns, and rural areas that were unmonitored and thus excluded from previous time series studies".
  • Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays

    Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays

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    New and existing donors are welcome and walk-ins will continue to be accepted. "They are really making a difference so we're very grateful to them". "It can be tough during the holiday season to take an hour to give life but donors must continue to answer the call for blood, especially during the weeks of December 25 and January 1", Prinzen added.
  • Local health officials report 50 percent increase in reported flu cases

    Local health officials report 50 percent increase in reported flu cases

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    So far this season, the cases of reported flu have been similar to previous year. And while he added it's not unusual to see a lot of flu cases and hospitalizations in December, the numbers are higher than normal. "I've seen it (flu) first hand and it's not a nice thing", Grant said. It's still unclear what this means for the United States, as the vaccine on this side of the globe is typically based on what's used in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges

    Hartlepool hospital trust's £5million from parking charges

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    Over half of trusts are making more than £1m in vehicle park fees every year, with nearly half of them even charging disabled people to park in disabled spaces. She said: "The income from charges is invested in a range of auto parking improvements". The Patients Association has criticised the figures, saying it's a charge for being ill.
  • Excessive Video Gaming To Be Labeled A Disorder

    Excessive Video Gaming To Be Labeled A Disorder

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    World Health Organization recognizing compulsive behavior when it comes to video games as a disorder doesn't mean that all video games are addictive. WHO's report claims "gaming behaviour and other features are normally evident over a period of at least 12 months in order for a diagnosis to be assigned".
  • Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets

    Florida bald eagles await arrival of 2 eaglets

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    According to the Dick Pritchett Real Estate website, M15 had been on lookout on a branch above while Harriet was in the nest. WFTS reports Harriet and M15 take turns incubating the eggs by maintaining the necessary 105 degrees F temperature the embryos need for proper development.
  • RB DeMarco Murray

    RB DeMarco Murray "day to day" for Titans

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    An offensive lineman with such an injury would be hard-pressed to play. Speaking to the media Tuesday, head coach Mike Mularkey said the MRI results were "about what the team expected", per Jim Wyatt of the team's official website . On the season, Murray has 659 yards and six touchdowns on 184 carries. The Titans say Henry is much improved as a receiver and pass protector, but they used Fluellen in some of Murray's passing game roles after the veteran back got injured in the fourth quarter ...
  • Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

    Experts predict a bad flu season for Texas

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    Scott Lindquist said in a press release. "But it still means it's too early to tell how bad it's going to be, or how well the vaccine is going to work", McGeer said. The influenza vaccine stimulates the body's immune system to make antibodies, which can then recognize and attack that specific strain of virus inside the body.
  • Abbvie INC (ABBV) Holding Lifted by ART- Advisors Llc

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    Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 139,599 shares of company stock valued at $9,038,322. The hedge fund held 206,200 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $18.32M, up from 61,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Impact of calcium, Vitamin D supplements on bone health questioned

    Impact of calcium, Vitamin D supplements on bone health questioned

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    For the study , the researchers examined data from 33 previous trials with a total of more than 51,000 people aged 50 or older who were living in the community, not in nursing homes or other institutional settings. U.S. News and World Report quotes orthopedic surgeon, Daniel Smith, M.D., assistant professor of orthopedics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, NY saying, "The big picture, which seems to be lost in this study, is that the personal health cost of a ...
  • Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Women Rises, Study Says

    Marijuana Use Among Pregnant Women Rises, Study Says

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    Among high schooler moms under age 18, cannabis use amid pregnancy surged from around 13 percent in 2009 to just about 22 percent in 2016, scientists found. Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, professor and chief of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern's William P. Clements Jr. In spite of the fact that outcomes from screening in Northern California won't not reflect rates of medication use in different parts of the investigation, the pattern is as yet disturbing, ...
  • Silva praises 'big' Watford mentality after gritty win over Leicester

    Silva praises 'big' Watford mentality after gritty win over Leicester

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    Wague's first Premier League start saw him net his maiden Watford goal and help the Hornets to their first victory since late November. "All the team are responsible for the free-kick", said Puel, in quotes reported by BBC Sport. While he posed a threat going forward and caused his opposite number problems, he must take collective blame for the way the two goals were conceded.
  • Altria Group (MO) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

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    Deutsche Natl Bank Ag reported 1.18M shares. Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) has risen 35.80% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500. Needham initiated Electronics for Imaging, Inc. Hudson Valley Adv holds 20,240 shares. Intrust Retail Bank Na holds 113,928 shares. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.95 million activity.
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (NYSE:MRK) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report

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    Heritage Investors Management Corp who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $239.91B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.11% or $1.96 during the last trading session, reaching $175.24. Holt Capital Advisors Lc Dba Holt Capital Partners Limited Partnership invested in 0.2% or 15,822 shares. 42,837 were reported by Bb&T Secs Limited Liability Company.
  • Odell Haggins Remaining On Seminoles Coaching Staff

    Odell Haggins Remaining On Seminoles Coaching Staff

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    Haggins, a standout defensive lineman who was on four FSU teams that played against USM from 1986-89, was emphatically uninterested in talking about the past. He was on the front end of Florida State's dynasty years, starring at nose guard for the Seminoles. We don't do any kind of different routine. They're also adamant the disappointment won't carry over to the field when they face the Golden Eagles.
  • Tips to return gifts you don't want

    Tips to return gifts you don't want

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    You'll need a receipt if you want your money back. Returns are extended. Best Buy says nearly every purchase made throughout November and December can be returned through January 14. Those big-dollar tech items do have an extended return period for the holiday season. If you plan on returning electronics, keep the original packaging.
  • Disney Walt Co (DIS) Position Raised by Hs Management Partners Llc

    Disney Walt Co (DIS) Position Raised by Hs Management Partners Llc

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    The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has risen 9.26% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.44% the S&P500. (HLS) by 0.94% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, March 14 by Guggenheim. The firm has "Buy" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, November 10. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, January 4.
  • Delhi deputy CM urges not to misuse water

    Delhi deputy CM urges not to misuse water

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    Jal Board Vice Chairman Dinesh Mohaniya told a press conference that the 135th board meeting on Tuesday decided this "marginal" combined water-sewer price hike, which would come into force from February 1. The government had hiked water tariff by 10% for consumers falling in the same category. The new rate will be applicable on the water used above the threshold of the subsidised water.
  • Amazon to spice up Boxing Day spending spree

    Amazon to spice up Boxing Day spending spree

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    Semi-trailers and concrete bollards have been used to block streets surrounding Sydney's Pitt Street Mall, as thousands of shoppers swarmed the city for Boxing Day. Duncan Bower, development director at Westfield, said it welcomed more than 350,000 shoppers across its two London centres on Boxing Day previous year compared with 330,000 on Black Friday .
  • Congress wants Ananth Kumar Hegde to apologize for his remarks

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    Rao also demanded an apology from Hegde for saying that those claiming to be secular are not sure about their parentage. Speaking at an event organised by the Brahman Yuva Parishad in Koppal district of Karnataka , Hegde said that while they would respect the word secular since the Constitution mentions it, the BJP will "change the Constitution" in the future.