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The University tied for #21 - a significant increase from the U.S. News & World Report's 2017 ranking that tied it at #47. S&T's online graduate engineering programs ranked 23rd overall and 18th among public universities. P. Carey School of Business who also holds the Rusty Lyon Chair in Strategy. "We are honored to be recognized as one of the top online MBA programs in the country", said Suzy Auten, director of the PMBA program.
  • APC: Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand

    APC: Delta LG polls, a sham that can not stand

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    The Delta state chapter of the Progressives' Congress (APC) has said it would boycott the local government council by-election scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, demanding that all results from Saturday's elections be cancelled. Alex Ekehazia Okolie who polled 466 votes following face-off between the state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the former house of Assembly speaker, Victor Ochei who hails from the ward.
  • No need for Anthem in cinemas: Centre to Supreme Court

    No need for Anthem in cinemas: Centre to Supreme Court

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    The affidavit, submitted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, apprised the Court of setting up an Inter-Ministerial Committee to frame new guidelines on playing of the National Anthem after considering "wide ranging issues". This was being to enhance respect for the National Anthem he also said. Six months time was sought by the Centre for completing the entire exercise. The SC had in November 2016 made it mandatory for cinema halls to play the anthem.
  • Purdue Men's Basketball Moves up to 5th in AP Top 25

    Purdue Men's Basketball Moves up to 5th in AP Top 25

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    Virginia comes in at No. 3, Michigan State dropped from No. 1 to No. 4, and Wichita State jumped four spots to No. 5. That allowed Villanova , which beat Marquette on Saturday, to ascend from third-ranked to No. The Sooners defeated Oklahoma State in Norman on Thursday, but were unable to do the same against West Virginia in Morgantown Saturday. Virginia climbed five spots to No.
  • Falcons Grab Early Lead After Costly Rams Mistake

    Falcons Grab Early Lead After Costly Rams Mistake

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    Los Angeles scored the final 10 points of the second quarter to cut Atlanta's lead to 13-10 at half-time. Saturday was a special day for California sports fans, as the National Football League playoffs returned to Los Angeles for the first time since 1994.
  • Flu season has hospital census up

    Flu season has hospital census up

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    While fall is the prime time to get the flu vaccine , residents who haven't been immunized should consider getting it. The Ohio Department of Health's Melanie Amato says there's been a 470 percent increase in hospitalizations related to the flu.
  • Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

    Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters

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    According to Bowers, the pair shucked and ate about two dozen raw oysters. According to KLFY , doctors told LeBlanc she had vibriosis - a flesh-eating bacteria . "She had severe wounds on her legs from that bacteria", Bergquist said. Other bacteria can cause flesh-eating disease as well - in fact, Vibrio bacteria are far less likely to cause these infections than group A Streptococcus bacteria and some other types.
  • 100 degree wind chill expected in New Hampshire

    100 degree wind chill expected in New Hampshire

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    At 6,288 feet, Mount Washington is "home of the world's worst weather", as it is celebrated by the observatory, a non-profit organization. The actual temperature is expected to sit at 40 degrees below, with wind chill pushing it to 100 below.
  • Keep away from Romaine Lettuce, Presumably Tied to E. Coli: Shopper Studies

    Keep away from Romaine Lettuce, Presumably Tied to E. Coli: Shopper Studies

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    Authorities state that the cause of this E.coli outbreak is romaine lettuce. The CDC says it is unable to recommend whether people should avoid a particular food while the source of the outbreak is still under investigation. State and local public health officials are interviewing sick people to determine what they ate in a week before their illness started. The food-safety experts at Consumer Reports are advising consumers to avoid romaine all together and any products with romaine in ...
  • Slavery: Nigeria warns Libya of 'zero tolerance' for molestation of citizens

    Slavery: Nigeria warns Libya of 'zero tolerance' for molestation of citizens

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    While the Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama , the Secretary of the Rivers State Government, Sir Kenneth Kobani led the delegation of the state government. There were people who were making money from these children and did not want them to return home. "We carried out rigorous outreach to ensure that we have everybody back".
  • Microsoft issues emergency Windows update

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    Meltdown and Spectre are flaws in many microprocessors that attackers could use to steal kernel data, including passwords and encryption keys. The issues are appearing on older AMD Athlon systems that received the update for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
  • Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

    Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

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    Eligible donors can find a blood or platelet donation opportunity and schedule an appointment to donate by using the free Blood Donor App , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). O-negative is a universal blood type, meaning that it can be given to a patient no matter what blood type they have. While all blood and donation types are welcome, there's a critical need for type O-negative and platelets.
  • HP forced to recall laptop batteries due to fire hazard

    HP forced to recall laptop batteries due to fire hazard

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    The affected devices include ProBook (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x G2 and G3 series), ZBook (17 G3, 17 G4, and "Studio" G3), x360 310 G2, Pavilion x360, Envy m6 models. HP is looking into suspected issues with a supplier as the source of the battery problems. To find out if your unit is affected, users can download an HP Battery Validation Utility application to verify if your battery is defective.
  • Schools closed, delayed, Monday due to icy conditions

    Schools closed, delayed, Monday due to icy conditions

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    School officials said Iredell-Statesville Schools will also dismiss students early Monday afternoon. Schools in Alexander, Anson, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Richmond and Watauga counties will be closed. Northampton County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Monday. Livingstone College tweeted that all classes will be canceled on Monday because of inclement weather.
  • Laura Dern calls for 'restorative justice' during Golden Globes

    Laura Dern calls for 'restorative justice' during Golden Globes

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    Laura Dern , Shailene Woodley , Zoe Kravitz we sat at a table and pledged allegiance to each other and commitment to each other and this is ours to share. "This is a story about a bold and brilliant and complicated woman, and I am endlessly proud to be a part of it", Brosnahan said during her acceptance speech.
  • Clark County has high flu activity, says report

    Clark County has high flu activity, says report

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    The data from the FluSurvey map is used by researchers at Public Health England and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The Oregon Health Authority said last year was as record year for hospitalizations for the flu in the Portland metro area.
  • May plans Monday Cabinet reshuffle as divisive Brexit battles loom

    May plans Monday Cabinet reshuffle as divisive Brexit battles loom

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    Mr Green, who in effect was Mrs May's deputy, was forced to resign in December after an inquiry found he made misleading statements over pornography on his computer. The Sunday Times said foreign minister Boris Johnson , finance minister Philip Hammond , interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis would not lose their jobs in the reshuffle.
  • United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US

    United Nations emergency session humiliating defeat for US

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    USA envoy Nikki Haley focused her remarks on the protests that have killed at least 20 people and led to as many as 1,000 arrests. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people have attended pro-government rallies in recent days. "It is right and proper - indeed, our responsibility.to assess whether a situation like this could become a threat to global peace and security", British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said before the meeting.
  • GDP growth may sink to 6.5%

    GDP growth may sink to 6.5%

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    The fiscal deficit at the end of November was 12% more than the full-year budget estimate. "Confirms strong turnaround of the economy ", economic affairs secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said in a post on Twitter. Factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in five years in December, a private sector survey showed on Tuesday, buoyed by a rise in output and new orders.
  • Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida

    Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida

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    The iguanas were seen dropping from the trees Thursday because they are cold-blooded creatures, and if the temperature drops below 50 degrees, the reptiles become sluggish. "We have been receiving more calls from people that are experiencing wildlife conflicts with iguanas". Just like humans, the reptiles and other wildlife are impacted by the frigid temperatures that are affecting the entire country.
  • Raytheon Co (RTN) Stake Raised by Welch & Forbes Llc

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    The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.75 Million. About 54,679 shares traded. Lumentum Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LITE) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 6.6% over the last 5 years. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 8,309 shares. Oppenheimer & Inc accumulated 323,203 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.26% or 73,767 shares in its portfolio.
  • Romaine lettuce warning issued after E. coli outbreak

    Romaine lettuce warning issued after E. coli outbreak

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    Five people have been hospitalized and one has died in the USA, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , and there also has been a death in Canada. coli (0157:H7 ), a foodborne pathogen which produces a toxin that can lead to serious illness, kidney failure and even death. Morrison said until more is known about the source and cause of the contamination, it is best to avoid romaine lettuce.
  • Alcohol Can Cause Cancer by First Damaging Your DNA

    Alcohol Can Cause Cancer by First Damaging Your DNA

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    Using genetically modified mice, British scientists found that acetaldehyde, a toxin produced as the body processes alcohol, can slice through the DNA within blood stem cells and cause permanent damage. Worldwide, millions of people, particularly those from South East Asia, either lack these enzymes or carry faulty versions of them. According to Patel, discovering that behavior is crucial because stem cell damage can lead to cancer.
  • Pennsylvania cases linked to E. coli outbreak

    Pennsylvania cases linked to E. coli outbreak

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    In the USA, government health officials are investigating the outbreaks, but have stopped short of recommending people avoid romaine lettuce or any other food. coli infection and five of the patients were hospitalised, while one died. It added that investigation was ongoing, and more information would be released as it became available.
  • Kiernan Shipka Lands Lead Role on Netflix's 'Sabrina the Teenage Witch' Series

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    This adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature-half-witch, half-mortal-while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family, and the daylight world humans inhabit". The show itself is from Berlanti Productions, in association with Warner Bros. This Sabrina series was originally seen as a potential companion series for " Riverdale " on The CW before it moved to Netflix .
  • Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm

    Snowfall covers Tallahassee as Florida hit by winter storm

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    In the wake of this mixed precipitation, clearing skies with highs rising into the 40s was forecast for most of North Florida Wednesday afternoon. The last time a wintry blast hit Tallahassee with any measurable snowfall was December 22-23, 1989, when an inch fell.
  • Nigerian Troops Rescue Another Chibok Schoolgirl Abducted By Boko Haram

    Nigerian Troops Rescue Another Chibok Schoolgirl Abducted By Boko Haram

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    Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole deployed in Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno, rescuede the young girl on Thursday. . Onyema Nwachukwu, who confirmed the development in a statement in Maiduguri , said the young girl after preliminary investigation, has been identified as Salomi Pagu who is number 86 on the list of the abducted Chibok girls.
  • Harlon Barnett to leave MSU for Florida State

    Harlon Barnett to leave MSU for Florida State

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    Barnett coached defensive backs along with his coordinator responsibilities. He'll leave a large void on Mark Dantonio's staff. Barnett has been part of Michigan State's coaching staff since 2007. Barnett and Taggart will look to improve upon an FSU defensive unit that ranked 30th in points allowed during the 2017 campaign. Barnett is leaving his alma mater after 11 seasons as an assistant for the Spartans' defense.
  • Dallas County health chief fired weeks ahead of retirement | Lexington Herald Leader

    Dallas County health chief fired weeks ahead of retirement | Lexington Herald Leader

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    The tweet referred all media inquiries to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. According to county sources with knowledge of the situation, the woman made the allegation of sexual harassment against Thompson with human resources last week. A December 21 post on the Dallas County Health and Human Services' Facebook page showed Thompson receiving a plaque "honoring his retirement". He also said Thompson has not received a termination letter from the county, and that he would not comment further ...
  • Crohn's disease patient in fact had Heinz sauce sachet perforating intestine

    Crohn's disease patient in fact had Heinz sauce sachet perforating intestine

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    Doctors who had treated a patient for serious bowel disease for six years without any improvement made a decision to operate - and found she had swallowed a ketchup sachet. A portion of the ketchup packet that caused the woman's pain. The case was the first in recorded medical history that ingested plastic packaging mimicked the symptoms of Crohn's disease .
  • Romaine lettuce suspected as source of deadly E. coli strain

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    The Government of Canada has issued a warning from the Public Health Agency of Canada to its citizens to steer clear from eating romaine lettuce that could be infected after they reported 41 cases of illness. According to Consumer Reports, the risky bacteria has sent five to the hospital and killed one person in America. Rogers said it's best to assume that any romaine lettuce may be contaminated, even if it's sold in bags and packages.
  • NOAA: Cacao Plants Could by Extinct by 2050

    NOAA: Cacao Plants Could by Extinct by 2050

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    Fortunately, the candy bar giant Mars has teamed up with researchers at the University of California Berkeley put a stop to chocolate doomsday with the help of CRISPR technology, a tool for editing genomes. That research warned that under one "business as usual" scenario predicting unabated global temperature rises of 2.1°C (3.8°F) by 2050, two of the world's leading cacao producers - the Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana region of Africa, and Indonesia - will lose significant amounts of suitable ...
  • New Beauty Trend? Penis Whitening Procedure Becomes a Huge Hit in Thailand

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    There is an abundance of skin-whitening products on the market and what's caused controversy in the past was usually advertising campaigns to promote these. In any case, experts in Thailand have communicated worry-as indicated by Thai broadsheet The Nation , delegate chief general Dr. Thongchai Keeratihuttayakorn of the Health Service Support Department stated, "The skin of the private parts is delicate".
  • Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

    Face Yoga could be the answer to looking younger

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    Lift the cheeks back up. Then there is " happy cheeks sculpting ". Another exercise involved smiling without showing teeth. One should force the cheek muscles up while smiling and place fingers on corners of the mouth to slide them up to the top of the cheeks and hold it for 20 seconds.
  • Perfectionism Is On The Rise Among Young Millennials

    Perfectionism Is On The Rise Among Young Millennials

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    This was particularly evident between 1989 and 2016, where the score for self-oriented perfectionism increased by 10%, socially prescribed increased by 33%, and other-oriented increased by 16%. Curran expounded on the reasons for the rise in perfectionism, suggesting social media can drive perfectionism by causing young people to compare themselves to others, which might cause dissatisfaction with their bodies and social isolation.
  • Avoid romaine lettuce during E. coli outbreak

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    Officials said one person has died in the U.S. and another in Canada. Romaine lettuce is suspected to be at the centre of an E.Coli outbreak in the U.S. Rogers said it's best to assume that any romaine lettuce may be contaminated, even if it's sold in bags and packages. The agency says they can not yet link the outbreak of E.
  • Unveiled - First bionic hand with a sense of touch

    Unveiled - First bionic hand with a sense of touch

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    Unfortunately, the system was too large to leave the laboratory. Three years later, Almerina has been given the same ability just by carrying a small computer in a backpack. Mascarello is also the first woman who has been able to get out and about with her hi-tech hand because now, unlike in 2014, all the necessary electronic equipment has been put into a backpack.
  • Cancer deaths decline again in US

    Cancer deaths decline again in US

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    In 2018, the report indicates that there will be 1,735,350 new patients with cancer and 609,640 cancer-related deaths in the United States. The new report also found that the racial gap on cancer death rates is narrowing: The 2015 mortality rate was 14 percent higher in blacks than whites, compared with a peak of 33 percent in 1993.
  • Operations postponed due to pressure on hospitals

    Operations postponed due to pressure on hospitals

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    Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust says some day case and some outpatient appointments are likely to affected, though they could not confirm yet how many appointments would be postponed. "There are more beds available across the system, we've reduced the number of delayed discharges of elderly people who would otherwise have been in NHS beds rather than in social care".