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Two common essential oils contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals

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A suspected link between abnormal breast growth in young boys and the use of lavender and tea tree oils has been given new weight, after a study found eight chemicals contained in the oils interfere with hormones . "Even more so, we've seen cases in a lot of clinical settings with the topical exposure of lavender and tea tree oil and the onset of male prepubertal gynecomastia ". Read More »

Ronaldo scores 4 goals as Madrid beats Girona 6-3

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The Real Madrid star took to Instagram on Monday to hit back at those who would try to "spoil" his spectacular return to form in 2018. Girona's Juanpe then made it 5-3, only for Ronaldo to roar back in injury time and score his fourth goal of the game, his 17th in his last eight appearances in all competitions. Read More »

Tennessee Vols come up short against Loyola-Chicago, 63-62

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Miami was without sophomore guard Bruce Brown in the teams' first-round meeting on Thursday and a hip injury kept Tennessee starting forward Kyle Alexander out on Saturday. #6 Florida 66 #3 Texas Tech 69: The Red Raiders are living up to their terrific regular season by making the Sweet Sixteen for the first time since 2005. Read More »

Majithia wants Sidhu, wife booked for STF report leak

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Though he full-throatedly voices his views after such meetings, the firebrand leader was not in his element this time, making do with a brief press note after the meeting. Sandhu also said that he had been seeking autonomy for the Punjab unit for the past three months and had shared the letter with the state's leaders, including Sangrur MP Mann. Read More »

Amber snow warning issued for Hertfordshire today and tomorrow

Cold weather and snow is affecting much of the United Kingdom and daytime temperatures will struggle to get more than a degree above freezing. The Newport Half Marathon, which was rescheduled to take place on Sunday after it was postponed because of snow two weeks ago, has once again been called off because of the weather. Read More »

Male contraceptive pill a step closer after trial success

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Researchers say attempts to develop male birth control pills have come up against roadblocks for years because the types of testosterone that can be taken orally could cause inflammation in the liver. The men took the contraceptive or a placebo once a day for 28 days with food. On the first and last days, the men underwent blood sampling for hormone and cholesterol testing. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Backs Academy Graduate to Shine Despite 'Bad' Brighton Performance

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Asked which players he wasn't pleased with, Mourinho responded that he would " prefer to name the good ones " and highlighted Man of the Match Matic as a stand-out performer. United have however reached the FA Cup last four, and will feature at Wembley in the middle of next month. I think is the relation with personality, is the relation to trust, is a relation to class. Read More »

Ligue 1: Dani Alves strikes late as PSG edge Nice 2-1

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Mario Balotelli hit the post for Nice, who took a 17th-minute lead when Allan Saint-Maximin finished off after good work from Alassane Plea. Having stepped into the void left by the injured Neymar, Di Maria has been excellent for Unai Emery's side in recent weeks, and netted his 11th goal of the campaign in spectacular fashion 21 minutes in. Read More »

Ex-boyfriend charged in death of upstate NY nursing student

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At a press conference on Saturday morning, Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said the Binghamton City Court has issued a warrant for Tercero's arrest . "There is never a guarantee, but at this point and in the future, we are going to do everything we can to make sure that he returns", Cornwell said. Read More »

Local schools targeted with bomb threats

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A number of schools across England have received hoax bomb threats believed to be coming from the US. The Streetly Academy in Birmingham as an extra precaution have sight-checked all bags. "We are carrying out extensive enquiries to understand the full circumstances and although there is not now believed to be any direct threat, as with any report of this nature, they are all being thoroughly investigated". Read More »

Drinks Thrown Back by US Binge-Drinkers: 17.5B Annually

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The CDC's analysis marked a better understanding of binge drinking . Binge drinking is more common in males, during adolescence and young adulthood, with 4 out of 5 binge drinks consumed by males. Robert Brewer said that the trend is a disturbing one, as it offers further proof that binge drinkers in the US might be putting themselves and other people at risk with their practice. Read More »

Turkish and allied troops capture Syrian town from Kurdish militia

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Mysa Khalaf, United Nation Refugee Agency spokesperson, said the actual number of people who have exited Eastern Ghouta is not known, nor are the destinations of all evacuees. Speaking about the capture of Kafr Batna, al-Shami of the Syrian Civil Defense said people "fled in the streets not knowing in which direction to go". Read More »

Mohmand Agency polio workers attacked

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The security forces launched a search operation after the incident. A boy receives polio vaccine drops by anti-polio vaccination workers along a street in Quetta, Pakistan, Jan. Opposition from Islamist hardliners and militant groups to all forms of inoculation intensified after it was revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency organised a fake vaccination drive to help track down Al Qaeda's former leader Osama bin Laden in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad. Read More »

Advancing Syrian troops pile pressure on rebels in Ghouta

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Turkey sees the YPG as a "terrorist" offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged a decades-long insurgency against the Turkish state. The SANA news report said mass evacuation took place on Saturday night through two crossings, one in Hamouriyeh and the other near the Water Resources facility in Harasta. Read More »

Russian response in ex-spy poisoning row 'futile'

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An adequate worldwide response to Putin would push back against his ventures on all fronts: Syria, where the United Nations has found Russia complicit in war crimes; Ukraine, where Russian-backed forces continue to seek military advantage; cyberspace, where Russian hackers and bots remain ubiquitous. Read More »

Ola, Uber drivers strike begins today; expect higher surge prices, waiting time

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There is a possibility of lesser cabs plying on the roads on Monday with the strikers claiming to have support from cities such as Mumbai , Delhi , Noida, Nashik, Pune, Satara, Bengaluru and Telangana, added the reports. The call is for a nationwide strike, although the Delhi High Court on Saturday has issued a restraining order to two drivers associations here asking them not to restrain services of Ola and Uber in the Capital, according to PTI . Read More »

Family of 4 with 2 children found dead in Garden Grove

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The van was backed into a parking space near the far north east corner of the shopping center parking lot, the Police Department stated. Garden Grove Police Department officials said a witness reported a foul smell coming from a white Honda van parked in the lot of a CVS store on Brookhurst Street at about 8:30 p.m. Read More »

Yamuna-Expressway: Three AIIMS doctors on birthday trip died in accident

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According to NCRB, 30 accidents are reported on it every week. Deputy Superintendent of Police Vijay Shankar Mishra told The Hindu that the accident occurred around 2.30 a.m. Aditya Kumar Shukla said that one of the four doctors who had somehow survived the tragic incident has been referred to AIIMS. The victims were later shifted to Delhi AIIMS. Read More »

Agent safety Reid says activism has kept teams away

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Reid is now guilty by association and National Football League owners want him to know that they didn't forget how he bucked the system, challenged them and stood tall against oppressive powers in the face of adversity. But Thursday on Twitter, Reid said his stance on racial injustice has essentially scared away National Football League owners from offering him a contract this offseason. Read More »

Theresa May considering 'next steps' as Russian Federation expels 23 diplomats

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The Russian statement said the government could take further measures if Britain takes any more "unfriendly" moves toward Russia . Chizhov pointed out that the United Kingdom chemical weapons research facility, Porton Down, is only eight miles (12 kilometers) from Salisbury, where Sergei Skripal - a former Russian intelligence officer convicted in his home country of spying for Britain- and his daughter were found March 4. Read More »

FDA to regulate the level of nicotine in cigarette

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The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it would take another step toward making cigarettes less addictive. It's a welcome development, but we can only wonder why it took so long. United States regulators Thursday opened the door to slashing the amount of nicotine in cigarettes in order to make them less addictive, a move that could mean millions fewer smokers in the years to come. Read More »

Rivers slams officials after Clippers' loss to Rockets

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And it was 24-8 in free throws. "I don't say much about officiating", Rivers said Thursday, via ESPN , before going on say plenty about officiating. While he hasn't been as vocal this season as in previous seasons, Rivers did voice displeasure with the officiating after being ejected late in a January 22 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Emory University School of Medicine seniors participate in Match Day 2018

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It is my honor to share that this year represents the most successful Match Day in the history of our health sciences center. The big moment was at noon when students could go up to the tables and grab their envelope to see where they had been matched in many fields ranging from neurology, pediatrics, general surgery to becoming an ob-gyn. Read More »

Apple Pulls The Plug On Iran AppStore

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Users were no longer to access the service around noon local time Thursday. A virtual private network (VPN) could still reach the App Store normally. The report states that the ban seems to be IP based, as an Iranian security researcher, Meysam Firouzi , was able to access the App Store by way of a VPN, despite having an Iranian-based account details. Read More »

England boss Eddie Jones 'very sorry' after slurs at Wales and Ireland

This clip was first broadcast during the Matt Dawson Rugby Show, Thursday 15 March 2018. "We have played 23 Tests and only lost once to the scummy Irish", Jones said. Jones asked. "Are there any Welsh people here?" "We know it will be a tough game, but we have got to be prepared to go through a little bit of pain in terms of keeping the pressure on them and wear their forward pack down". Read More »

Aussie Exum officially back for NBA's Utah

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Exum, a third-year player from Australia, practiced Tuesday and Wednesday with the Salt Lake City Stars, Utah's National Basketball Association G League affiliate. "I'm excited. He's been practicing and doing his thing and that's awesome", Mitchell said, smiling. They didn't put limitations on him or try to cap what he could do.It's been a marvelous success so far, as he's been their go-to guy and hasn't missed a beat as he's glided through his rookie season."We didn't want to set a ceiling; ... Read More »

Widespread salmonella outbreak linked to kratom supplements

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To date, the CDC has not identified a single manufacturer or source of the illness and is recommending people stop consuming kratom to avoid illness. Kratom - also known as Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketom, and Biak - is a plant used as a dietary supplement in the form of pills, powders, capsules and tea made of ground-up leaves from the plant. Read More »

Big relief for IndiGo over A320neo planes; here is what court did

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Indigo announced the cancellation of 488 flights, while Go Air will cancel 138. IndiGo and GoAir who are now operating 1,200 flights covering 50% of domestic passengers will cancel close to 630 domestic flights this month details of canceled flights as posted on their official websites. Read More »