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King County homeless population third-largest in US

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On a single night in January 2017, 853 Veterans were experiencing homelessness. Of that total, 193,000 people had no access to nightly shelter and instead were staying in vehicles, tents, the streets and other places considered uninhabitable. Read More »

Arsenal weigh move for Real Madrid goalkeeper

Spurs were outsiders to progress from their group having been drawn alongside champions Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund , but won five of their six group games to finish with 16 points, the highest total in this season's competition. Zinedine Zidane has given a forthright response when questioned once again if Real Madrid would be making a summer move for Manchester United goalkeeper. Read More »

Vine Founder Teases Vine 2.0 or Possibly Some Kind of Pretzel

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Within months, Vine became the most used video sharing application in the market at the time , and On April 9, 2013, Vine became the most-downloaded free app within the iOS App Store. I have some people in my life who literally lay in bed quietly sobbing scrolling through old videos as they scream whenever someone suggests alternate social media platforms. Read More »

Expect a Bad Flu Season

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FluWatch, an online influenza tracker by the federal government, says that flu season came early this year and detections of flus nationwide have increased to 11 per cent between November 19 and November 25, compared to six per cent for the same period last year. Read More »

Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi government to NGT

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Delhi government will not give any exemption to women when it implements the odd-even policy to combat pollution in the city. The counsel for the Delhi government said he would seek proper instructions and inform the bench accordingly. "However, you need to state both PM 2.5 and PM 10 concentration levels, which are not harmful to human health and tolerable", noted the bench. However, on Monday, the green court lashed out at the Arvind Kejriwal-government for not filing a comprehensive ... Read More »

Buhari visits Kano, to inaugurate several projects

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The president said he had seen a lot in politics since he joined it in 2003, adding that Nigerians must understand the difference between democratic and military administration. Among the projects commissioned on Wednesday were the ultra modern Specialist Hospital, Giginyu, named after him and a Peadiatric Hospital located on Zoo Road, Kano, and the underpass bridge at Madobi/Panshekara Junction. Read More »

Facebook To Launch Dedicated Messenger App for Preteens

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Created to be compliant with the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) which forbids children under the age of 13 from giving out their personal information without a parent's permission, every child account on Messenger Kids must be set up by a parent. Read More »

Birth control may be putting women at risk for breast cancer

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Chris Zahn. "If you compare this to other risks, such as obesity and being overweight, there's more of a risk with obesity than if you take a few years of oral contraceptives", Rao told Reuters Health by phone. "Unfortunately this was not the case and additional research is needed to tweak the formulation". As research began to link estrogen to breast cancer, the FDA took off the market any formulations that had more than 50 micrograms of estrogen, Gaudet said. Read More »

Eating Cheese Every Day Might Actually Be Good for You

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Researchers suggest that eating a small amount of cheese every day may benefit heart health. Researchers from Soochow University in China studied 15 experiments from Europe and the U.S. Those with the lowest risks of these illnesses were those who consumed around 40 grams a day of cheese - a quantity around the size of a book of matches. Read More »

Weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes

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According to Dr Sujeet Jha from Max hospital Saket, radical weight loss helps remove excess fat from the pancreas. The condition costs the NHS around £14 billion a year, and can lead to a number of serious complications such as cardiovascular disease, kidney disease or stroke. Read More »

Kate Middleton Wears Princess Diana's Tiara to The Queen's Winter Party

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So which role did the third-in-line to the throne play during St Thomas's Battersea's annual nativity? While Prince William and Kate Middleton were visiting the Children's Global Media Summit in Manchester, England, on Wednesday, William took time to talk about Prince George's theatrical debut while speaking with other children. Read More »

Pollution harmful to babies ' brains

Excessive air pollution could put brain development at risk. Almost 17 million babies under the age of one are living in places where air pollution is "at least six times higher" than global limits, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Read More »

Hockey player Rizwan Khan found dead in his auto with bullet injury

Rizwan's father and other family members reached the given address on Tuesday morning at Sarojini Nagar and found Rizwan's body in the vehicle. The boy's family has alleged that he has been murdered by, none other than, woman's family. 2L and a cellphone at her house. Rizwan left his home with Rs 2 lakh on Monday afternoon to purchase a motorcycle, but did not return until late in the night. Read More »

Ola driver harasses Kolkata stylist in Bengaluru, child locks cab

Ola has asked the woman to lodge a formal complaint in the matter. According to media reports , the incident took place around 10.30 pm on Sunday when the woman, a fashion stylist, booked the cab. He then tried to touch the woman inappropriately by reaching back from the front seat. She immediately fled the spot and escaped towards a nearby traffic signal. Read More »

University condemns 'racist' bus ad

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University of IL officials are investigating how to further limit a controversial Champaign-to-Chicago bus service from operating on campus property. "We made a remark based on the fact that our competitor mostly handles Chinese global students", the company said in an apology sent over email. Read More »

Fuel Scarcity: Senate to inspect filling stations nationwide

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The NNPC said that the ex-depot petrol price of N133.38 per litre and the pump price of N143/N145 per litre had not changed and that there was enough stock of fuel to ensure seamless supply and distribution of products across the country. It was a different story at Mosinmi depot which is controlled by the Nigerian Pipelines and Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), where fewer activities were noted. Read More »

Nigeria Signs Deal With Switzerland To Return $321m Abacha Loot

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He explained that Nigeria was one of the four countries being prioritized for Asset Recovery assistance at this maiden edition of the Global Forum on Assets Recovery holding in the U.S. A statement by the Special Adviser to the AGF on Media and Publicity, Salihu Othman Isah, from the United States of America said the signing on December 4, 2017 was in consonance with Switzerland's policy of returning illegally acquired assets. Read More »

'SEC to proceed with forensic audit on Oando'

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Securing the nod of the House when the motion was put to a voice vote, the Speaker, Hon. The Letter, titled "Re: Forensic Audit into the Affairs of Oando Plc", itemised the commission's position. SEC said that while a Notice of Appeal has been filed to challenge the judgment of the Federal High Court, the notice does not serve as an Order of Court restraining the Commission from conducting the exercise. Read More »

Is it OK to spank your kids? Study links spanking to violence

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Almost 20 percent of the participants admitted they had committed physical dating violence, and 68 percent of those reported being spanked, slapped, or hit with a physical object as kids. "There's zero evidence that it enhances children's development, and there is a whole bunch of evidence that it has negative outcomes", Temple said of corporal punishment. Read More »

TRADE POLICY REVIEW: More incentives to push exports

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The two-pronged strategy adopted by the government in its FTP mid-term review to promote new and sunrise sectors along with employment-intensive segments would help in creation of more jobs as well as enter new areas of exports, Mr. Prabhu said introduction of the new tax regime "would be the catalyst for spurring growth in the export sector". "Increasing the validity period of duty credit scrips from 18 months to 24 months besides increase in the export incentives (both for MEIS and SEIS ... Read More »

Flu season has arrived and it could be a bad one

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Four states are reporting widespread outbreaks of the flu. Health officials are recommending that people get the vaccine even though it's not known how effective it will be. Experts worry because the H3N2 portion of the vaccine used here in the U.S.is identical to the one used in Australia. "And because flu activity typically peaks between December and March according to the CDC, National Influenza Vaccination Week is the ideal time to remind people there's still time to get vaccinated ... Read More »

Obama addresses climate change summit

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Chicago officials are billing the summit as the first of its kind in the city and Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he's honoured Obama will join. Former President Obama is in Chicago addressing mayors on climate change, after President Trump chose to withdraw the USA from the agreement. Read More »

University of Arkansas Hires Hunter Yurachek As New Athletic Director

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Yuracheck had signed a five-year deal with Houston in January of this year. "We welcome Hunter, Jennifer (Yurachek's wife) and their children to Arkansas". "He possesses the experience, the management skills and the passion to have an immediate impact on our university". Yurachek also secured the 10 year, $15 million naming rights for TDECU Stadium. Read More »

Atiku makes triumphant return to PDP

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In his response, the chairman of the convention planning committee, Governor Okowa, assured that the "electoral process will be free, fair and credible". A source told Vanguard exclusively that the world press conference addressed by the Arewa PDP Pathfinders yesterday was the making of the elders, adding that in spite of the difficulty of the task, they had resolved to push on until the last minute. Read More »

Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak

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Listeriosis is a serious, but treatable and preventable disease caused by the bacterium, Listeria monocytogenes. He said the bacteria was not new, as it occurs every year and is seen in hospitals with only 60 to 80 cases detected and treated each year. Read More »

Alabama will be without starting defensive back vs. Clemson

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He also throw for just 57 yards against Washington and 131 yards against Clemson in the College Football Playoff previous year. The other semifinal is at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where No. Alabama is the Sugar Bowl's most frequent visitor, with LSU next with 13 appearances. The last time I went to the Sugar Bowl I went with Alabama as a player 25 years ago. Read More »

Mueller just abruptly reversed course on his bail agreement with Manafort

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Had it been published, prosecutors say it would have violated a November 8 court order not to discuss the case publicly. A spokesman for Mr Manafort did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "The editorial clearly was undertaken to influence the public's opinion of defendant Manafort, or else there would be no reason to seek its publication (much less for Manafort and his long-time associate to ghostwrite it in another's name)", the court filing said. Read More »

Osmania campus remains tense, 34 students arrested

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I never wanted to fail in exams. Meanwhile, police said that Murali seemed to be in depression for several days and further investigation in this matter is going on. "The K Chandrasekhara Rao government should be held responsible for his death", K Manavatha Rai, president of the Unemployed Youth Association, was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times . Read More »

First US Baby Born After Womb Transplant

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The procedure at Baylor, however, marks the first time a successful delivery has followed such a procedure in the United States. Past year at the Cleveland Clinic, the United States' first uterus transplant ended in failure after the patient developed a yeast infection. Read More »

OR will Take on (25) Boise State in Las Vegas Bowl

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The Las Vegas Bowl will kick off at 12:30 p.m. and will air on ABC. Boise State also finished No. 25 in the final CFP rankings. Taggart, who is reportedly the top candidate to replace Jimbo Fisher at Florida State , didn't provide the guaranteed-lock fans and recruits want that he will remain at Oregon. Read More »

Valeant Pharma (VRX) Hold Rating Reiterated at BTIG; Zumiez Has 1.28 Sentiment

Toronto Dominion National Bank has 0.85% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Lmm Llc owns 7.01 million shares or 4.92% of their USA portfolio. Wasatch Advisors Inc, a Utah-based fund reported 1.56 million shares. Mizuho reissued an underperform rating and set a $11.00 price target on shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl in a research report on Thursday, February 16th. Read More »