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CDC worker missing 2 weeks after going home sick in Georgia

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Atlanta Police said Crime Stoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest or indictment in the missing case of 35-year-old Timothy Cunningham. "Thirty-five years old, but always your child". WSB-TV reported his parents arrived from Maryland at his Atlanta home and found his auto, keys, wallet and phone. Read More »

Alabama, Florida set to hold executions on same night

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States have carried out three or more executions 13 times since capital punishment was reinstated in the U.S.in 1977. Three inmates across the country are set to be executed on Thursday. An Alabama killer set to be executed argued that his terminal cancer and past drug use would make the lethal injection unconstitutionally painful - and the Supreme Court bought his argument, granting him a temporary stay late Thursday. Read More »

Suarez Scores Hat-Trick As Barcelona Thump Girona

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FC Barcelona came from a goal down to annihilate Girona 6-1 who were without Olanrewaju Kayode in Saturday's La Liga Santander clash at the Camp Nou. "He did not train (on Thursday) as a precaution and it is true that we are in a week in which we play for nine points", said Valverde , whose side face Las Palmas next Thursday before hosing Atletico on the Sunday. Read More »

CBI books Delhi diamond exporter in fresh bank fraud case

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The CBI says that a company called Freya Trading in the United Arab Emirates, which owed Dwarka Das Seth International Rs 105 crore, was set up and managed by Sabhya Seth himself. 176 lakh crore in 2G spectrum allocation but why is he quiet on banking scam which is a "real loss". One Trade Chartered Bank has also been named for allegedly issuing LoCs without the request of foreign companies that made purchases from the accused. Read More »

'Black Panther': Wakandan language is real and hard to learn

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Most of us - and by us, I mean Black people as a whole - spent Black Panther's opening weekend getting life out of seeing ourselves in a film where we made up nearly the entire cast and weren't slaves, gang members or prostitutes while celebrating our collective kinship as descendants of Black Panther's fictional African country Wakanda. Read More »

Pogba wants Mourinho to make him feel valued again

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As the race for the top four spots heats up in the English Premier League , Manchester United and Chelsea lock horns once again at Old Trafford on Sunday. From the moment Conte's Chelsea thrashed Mourinho's United 4-0 to kick-start their title charge last season, a simmering tension has existed between the pair. Read More »

Da domenica eccezionale ondata di gelo

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Il Dipartimento della protezione Civile ha emesso un'allerta meteo gialla su gran parte del centro e del sud Italia , dall'Emilia Romagna alla Sicilia . Il Comune di Milano , in previsione dell'ondata di freddo , ha lanciato un appello ai cittadini per segnalare con una telefonata chi vive per strada. Read More »

Lisa Marie Presley sues former manager for "reckless mismanagement" of Elvis inheritance

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In 2005, Siegel sold 85% of Lisa Marie's shares in Elvis Presley Enterprises, which he says "cleared up over $20m in debts Lisa had incurred and netted her over $40m cash and a multi-million dollar income stream". "Unfortunately, she now has only herself to blame for her financial and personal misfortunes". The Blast reports that Siegel says Presley has "uncontrollable spending habits" and he has filed his own lawsuit against her. Read More »

Widespread flooding in northern in could slowly recede

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He added the state of emergency allows the city to "proactively provide the necessary information and resources to protect our residents". In Indiana, homes and streets were flooded in the South Bend area, and forecasters predicted the St. Read More »

What Recent Ownership Trends Suggest About Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)'s Future Performance

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It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500. The MF Rank of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD ) is 4685. Private-equity investors Cerberus and Kimco Realty Corp and other investor have owned the remaining portion of Albertson ever since. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 14 by Vetr . The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 13 by Bank of America. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 6 by Evercore. Read More »

E-cigarettes 'can leak toxic metals into vapers' lungs', scientists warn

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The aerosol is created after an electric current produced by a battery passes through a metal coil, which then heats nicotine-based liquids. It provides the nicotine hit and the feel of smoking without the risky chemicals found in fags. They found that there wasn't much to worry about with the e-liquid itself - there were only minimal levels of unsafe metals like lead, chromium, and nickel and manganese. Read More »

Stephen Fry reveals cancer diagnosis in poignant YouTube video

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Speaking of how his diagnosis came after a routine check-up, Stephen said: "I went to see my doctor just before Christmas for a flu jab". In a video posted on his website , he said he believed that all the cancer had been removed and that it didn't seem to have spread. Read More »

Noren, Simpson lead; Woods has solid 70

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Those flaws have been more visible at Torrey Pines and Riviera and will be again this week at PGA National, where Woods is showing a willingness to play back-to-back weeks, although at another brutish course. "A year ago, you would have said physically he didn't have the game to come back and win". He made three more birdies on his back nine. I had to hit a lot of knockdown shots. Read More »

Counting calories isn't key to weight loss

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The researchers also found no associations between the genotype pattern or baseline insulin levels and a propensity to succeed on either diet. Scientists at Stanford worked with 609 overweight adults, randomly assigning them a healthy low-fat or healthy low-carbohydrate diet, then checking in after a year. Read More »

Mendoza: Misconduct investigation did not follow due process

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The Los Angeles-area Democrat's colleagues in the California Senate will vote on his future in the Senate as soon as Thursday. Four worked for Mendoza, while a fifth is a lobbyist and a sixth was a Senate fellow in another office. It added that he will have the chance to contest any recommendation on the Senate floor. An investigative report found that the allegations against Mendoza were "more likely than not", prompting lawmakers to consider whether to remove the state senator from office. Read More »

State flu deaths climb but season may have peaked

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DHEC said more than 17,000 people were hospitalized with flu last week. Almost 2,000 patients have been hospitalized so far this season. Twenty-three more people have died from the flu in SC, according to the Associated Press. Flu is a contagious, viral illness that causes mild to severe symptoms that can sometimes lead to death. Seasonal influenza vaccine must be changed each year as the viruses naturally change over time. Read More »

DAPCHI: Parents demand release of missing children

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Gaidam issued an apology for having announced on Wednesday evening that the girls had been rescued. Police and the state ministry of education initially denied claims that students were seized. Out of the 926 students in the school, over 50 are still unaccounted for as of the time of this statement. "We should keep praying so that God reveal the whereabouts of the girls". Read More »

Trump considers pulling ICE out of California to let the state learn

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Complaining that California was not complying with his hardline position on migrants, Trump warned he could cut vital help from Washington and prompt a crime wave. In October, however, Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed a law declaring the entire state a sanctuary . Employers are also forbidden to share confidential employee information without a subpoena. Read More »

Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

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About 84 children in the United States have died from the flu as of February 10, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Flu-linked hospitalization rates continued to rise -from 59.9 per 100,000 people for the week ending February 3rd, to 67.9 per 100,000 people for the week ending February 10th, the findings showed. Read More »

Boston Dynamics' Headless Robot Dog Can Open Doors

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The tech company noted that "this testing does not irritate or harm the robot". Maybe that's why I find this new video more than a little disturbing, because I tend to anthropomorphize robots and have feelings for them as if they were dogs or some other companion animal. Read More »

Canada escapes but USA, Sweden knocked out of Olympic men's hockey

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They had a shot to tie it but Canadian skip Kevin Koe just couldn't quite pull off the shot. The Americans played the role of spoiler by ending Canada's Olympic reign in the most Shakespearean of ways: They won their first gold medal since 1998 with a pressure-pounding 3-2 shootout victory. Read More »

Mumbai's Nair hospital doctors surgically remove largest brain tumour

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The 1.87-kilo (four-pound) brain tumour had affected his vision and caused constant headaches."It was a rare operation and the patient has survived". In a rare and complicated surgery, doctors at a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospital have successfully extricated a brain tumour from a 31-year-old blind man from Uttar Pradesh. Read More »

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds

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According to Beyond Blue , in any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression. While there are people who respond positively to antidepressants , a third of those suffering from depression do not. Prof Pariante said this type of study can not account for individual differences in response to medication, and "we still need to understand why some antidepressants work better than others, even within classes of drugs that supposedly have the same pharmacological actions". Read More »

Dana Air: NCAA, AIB probe aircraft's overshoot of runway

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Although the 44 passengers and five crew members were safely evacuated from the plane, passengers shunned the Dana Air platform when the runway of the airport was reopened by 9a.m. "We have launched an investigation". Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), had said the incident was suspected to have been caused by heavy rain, which was accompanied by strong wind and storm in Port Harcourt. Read More »

Flood watch in effect in Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee

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There are flood warnings posted for the Rock River in the Quad Cities, the Illinois River through central Illinois, and the length of the Ohio River in southern Illinois. By Saturday , highs will be in the mid 60s, according to the weather service. Heavy rains Tuesday night closed trails at Sand Creek Conservation Area and are causing other issues across the state. Read More »

Dhaka, Myanmar meet over stranded Rohingya

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The prime minister expected New Delhi's sustained pressure would force Myanmar to take back their citizens. After a Myanmar army crackdown in Rakhine started in August 25 a year ago, over 6,500 Rohingya people from Tambru, Medipara, Raimongkhali, Deybuinna, Laipuiya, Ponduiya, Khuyangcipong villages and Maungdaw's Panirchora had moved to that no man's land and have been living there, a place that is adjacent to Naikhongchhari's Ghumdum border in Bandarban. Read More »

Florida lawmakers won't revive bill on assault rifle ban

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Florida's legislature has taken up at least two measures during its current session meant to provide broader access to guns. New details are emerging about the suspected gunman in the Florida high school shooting . I want to solve some problems for this very vulnerable population". "If the president wants to come up to me and tell me to my face that it was a bad tragedy, and how it should never have happened, and maintain telling us how nothing is going to be done about it, I'm ... Read More »

Fascist Right Hits Parkland Students With Vicious Slurs And Conspiracies

The post - currently at the top of YouTube's "Popular Right Now" playlist - shows David Hogg , one of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who has led the push for gun reform in the wake of the shooting at the school. "I witnessed this event, why are you guys doing this to me?" Hoft, Wintrich and Hogg all did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap. Read More »

Alcohol use biggest preventable risk factor for dementia

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The researchers found that chronic harmful use of alcohol was the biggest preventable risk factor for the development of dementia. Heavy drinking may significantly increase the risk of all types of dementia, according to the largest study of its kind which found that alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset neurodegenerative disorders. Read More »

Kerala love jihad: SC refuse to defer hearing in Hadiya case

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Hadiya has also asserted in her affidavit that despite Supreme Court orders freeing her from her parents' custody, she continues to be under police surveillance. I was denied the right to even contact anybody or to possess or use a phone. The high court, while declaring the marriage as "null and void", had described the case as an instance of "love jihad" and ordered the state police to conduct probe into such cases. Read More »

Drinking wine or beer could lead to a longer life

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In addition to moderate alcohol intake being linked as a factor in longevity, researchers also found that being slightly overweight at an older age could aid in adding on years to one's life. People aged 90 and older with an APOE2 gene are less likely to have clinical Alzheimer's dementia but are much more likely to have Alzheimer's neuropathology in their brains. Read More »

Liam Payne Speaks Out About Family Life With Cheryl On Capital Radio

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Fans have been reacting to the rumours of trouble in their relationship and many are desperately hoping that if the rumours are true that they can work things out. Liam, whose fortune is estimated at 54 million pound sterling, reportedly has discussed what splitting up from Cheryl would mean for their shared assets. Read More »

Amal and George Clooney donate $500000 to Parkland students' march

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More than a dozen students from Utah high schools who connected online after the Florida shooting met to plan the march on Monday. Clooney and his human rights lawyer wife Amal, who gave birth to twins Ella and Alexander in 2017, donated $1 million to the Southern Poverty Law Center past year following a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to a woman's death. Read More »

Hours on, CBI Raids Continue at Rotomac Owner Vikram Kothari's Residence

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Meanwhile, in a letter to the Punjab National Bank, Nirav Modi , who left India in January, reportedly pegged the amount his companies own to the bank at under Rs. The FIR was lodged after CBI received a complaint from Bank of Baroda. In 2017, Bank of Baroda (BoB), a consortium partner declared pen manufacturer Rotomac Global Pvt Ltd as "wilful defaulter". Read More »

Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

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Then their focus will turn to the planned March for Life on the nation's capital on March 24. They announced nationwide marches for gun control next month and ripped politicians, including President Donald Trump , who benefit from the National Rifle Association's political spending while refusing to act to strengthen gun laws. Read More »

First child flu-related death reported in Harris County, health officials say

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Cases are downs in all regions of the state except the southeast, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported . Another person has died from the flu, which means 13 total have died from the virus this season. Pennsylvania recorded 28 more flu-related deaths in the week leading up to Saturday, bringing the total to 135 during the worst flu season in more than a decade . Read More »

Drug used for euthanizing animals found in dog food

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JM Smucker announced the recall this week. The company is now recalling several other lots of pet food products, including: "Kibbles "n Bits," "Kippy", and "Ol" Roy". Some pet food companies buy raw goods from rendering facilities that process animals euthanized at animal shelters. Pentobarbital is a barbiturate drug that slows down the activity in the brain and nervous system. Read More »

More than 20000 catch measles as parents shun vaccination

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Measles has rebounded in the WHO European Region. Measles is spreading in Europe thanks to parents shunning vaccines, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. There has also been a surge in outbreaks across the region - with Greece and Germany reporting more than 900 cases each. The U.S. eliminated measles in 2000 but saw 118 cases of the disease in 2017. Read More »

State of emergency extended by 30 days in Maldives

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It further said that once normalcy returns, institutions such as the judiciary "should be allowed to function independently and in a fair and transparent manner". Swiftly after the measure was imposed, two Supreme Court judges were arrested along with former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on allegations that he solicited bribes to topple the government. Read More »

South Korea's Ko leads Australian Open by two shots

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The other contenders fell away, with compatriot Shin Ji-yai dropping back two shots on the day, while Emma Talley of the United States gave back four. Ko hit a attractive seven iron shot to the 17 green, where the pond on the right represented potentially her only way of losing the Open. She made some mistakes along the way, but none too serious, and hit 15 of the 18 greens in regulation. Read More »

Chinese woman in blackface pretends to be African, declares 'I love China'

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The performance was part of CCTV's annual Lunar New Year gala, which draws an audience of up to 800 million and is said to be one of the most watched programs in the world. The skit was apparently meant to celebrate Chinese-African ties but it all went downhill after a black performer playing a monkey appeared onstage next to an Asian actress in blackface makeup and a giant fake bottom. Read More »

Anger boils over at funerals for Florida shooting victims

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On Friday, Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the Broward Health North medical center in South Florida to meet the victims and the medical staff. "If I was going to die, I wanted to die doing what I love, and that's storytelling", he told CNN . "I have always been able to protect my family", he said. Read More »