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10-minute walk a day app to tackle 'inactivity epidemic'

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Over the course of a week, 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise can lead to health benefits including a lowered risk of type 2 diabetes (by 40%), cardiovascular disease (by 35%), dementia (by 30%) and some cancers (by 20%). For adults aged 40-60 in the United Kingdom, walking is the most common of all physical activities, with 79% of all adults spending some time walking every month. Read More »

Illegal casino busted in New Delhi: Five policemen suspended for 'negligence'

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An inquiry was ordered to ascertain whether the personnel attached to the Fatehpur Beri police station were aware of the illegal activities at the farmhouse. During the search, police recovered 1,627 gambling coins worth Rs 48,81,000, 720 gambling coins worth Rs 21,60,000, 1,900 gambling coins worth Rs 1,90,00,000, 900 gambling coins worth Rs 45,00,000, 300 gambling coins worth Rs 3,00,000, 3,000 gambling coins of different values to be fixed at the time of gambling, 468 playing cards, 45 ... Read More »

Rooney retires from worldwide football

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But, with his position as a first choice at Old Trafford under serious threat last season and his lack of playing time swaying the thinking of England manager Gareth Southgate , Rooney made a return to boyhood club Everton this summer before now deciding to draw a line under his worldwide career. Read More »

Qantas: non-stop Sydney, Melbourne to London, New York by 2022

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Analysts estimate Qantas could sell tickets at a 20 percent premium because of that non-stop convenience. This had the benefit of strong tailwinds rather than fierce headwinds but could vary depending on the time of year. While Airbus and Boeing are already working on range-topping jetliners in the form of the Airbus A350-900ULR and Boeing 777-8X, Joyce will note they still fall short of making direct flights from Australia's east coast capitals to London and NY "with passengers and luggage ... Read More »

Two University Of Florida Football Players Cited For Weed Possession

According to a police report, a Residential Assistant smelled weed outside of the apartments at about 12:30 a.m. Monday morning. The citations are both misdemeanors for marijuana possession, according to the report. Multiple reports, including information obtained by OnlyGators.com, notes the punishments likely stem from an incident in which players allegedly misused student debit cards with scholarship funds provided to them by the school. Read More »

School closures due to Tropical Storm Harvey

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Gonzales ISD will have an early release Friday and school will be closed on Monday, Aug. 28. Evacuation orders for coastal areas have already been ordered. La Vernia ISD will dismiss early on Friday, 11:30 a.m. for primary and intermediate, 12:30 p.m. for Jr. high and high school. All Saturday, Sunday and Monday activities have been cancelled also. Read More »

Ark. deputy dies in auto crash during pursuit

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An Arkansas sheriff's deputy has died after an accident that authorities say occurred during a police chase. Both vehicles crashed, and this led to Braden's death. He previously served three years with the McGehee Police Department. "He was family to us", the statement said. An investigation of the fatal crash is being conducted by the Arkansas State Police. Read More »

McDonald's Changes Meat Supply Guidelines to Stem Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

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McDonald's stated today that chicken produced in Japan, Brazil, and South Korea, as well as Canada and the USA, would eliminate the use of these high-value antibiotics as of January 2018. Scientists have warned that the routine use of antibiotics to promote growth and prevent illness in healthy farms animals contributes to the rise of risky, antibiotic-resistant superbug infections, which kill at least thousands of people each year and pose a significant threat to global health. Read More »

West-Nile Virus Hits Lexington

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The state documented its first human infections from West Nile in 2002. Last year, one Louisville resident died from the virus. According to a press release from the LaSalle County Health Department, testing has confirmed the West Nile virus was present in a bird collected in Mendota on August 21. Read More »

Charities Pull Events from Mar-a-Lago Resort

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While a majority of them have been moved somewhere else, the Unicorn Children's Foundation out of Boca Raton , canceled a charity luncheon outright. "Due to the political turbulence associated with this choice of venue it would be a disservice to our supporters and our children to hold our event at Mar-a-Lago". Read More »

Trump administration halts study on mining, thanks to proposed budget cuts

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Mountaintop mining has been linked to the development of lung cancer, heart disease, and other medical problems. The Interior Department's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, which announced a year ago it was funding the $1 million study , said in an August 18 letter that the department has begun reviewing grants over $100,000 largely for budget reasons. Read More »

Actress Priya Mani enters wedlock

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Earlier on Tuesday, a sangeeth party was held at a five-star hotel in Bengaluru. One of Priyamani's dear companion, Parul posted pictures from the function on Twitter. Priyamani wore a green & yellow saree, and looking gorgeous while beau Mustafa was seen in a white Kurta Pyjama. For her reception, she will be wearing a dress designed by Kochi-based actor-fashion designer Poornima Indrajith. Read More »

Woakes back in England team for 2nd test vs West Indies

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But the Warwickshire all-rounder will come back into the side at Headingley, with Roland-Jones missing out despite a successful start to his Test career. I believe in these young men. "It's a hard game when you are playing against two guys ( James Anderson and Stuart Broad) who've got almost 1,000 wickets in Test cricket, and we've got guys playing their first games here". Read More »

Swine Flu outbreak: Toll rises to 23

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Last week the Telangana government informed that 68 cases were reported in the first 20 days of August, triggering an alarm. So far in 2017, 22,186 H1N1 cases have been recorded in India. 2009-2010 were the worst years for the country when this disease killed over 2700 people and affected 50000 others. "Fever, cough and sore throat are the most common symptoms". Read More »

Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) - JMP Securities Maintains Rating And Lowers Price Target

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Among 2 analysts covering H. Lundbeck AS ( OTCMKTS:HLUYY ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical has a average recommendation of "Hold" and an average price target of $83.50. The Company's product portfolio includes: Cipralex for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, Ebixa for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Azilect for the treatment of Parkinson's disease, Xenazine for the treatment of Huntington's disease and Sabril ... Read More »

Boat sinks carrying 70 passengers in Brazil, at least seven dead

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According to a statement from the Para's public security, published on Wednesday afternoon, 15 people survived. The cause was not immediately clear. About 25 people have been rescued so far. The boat was travelling from Santarem and was heading to Vitoria do Xingu, reports said. Survivor Bruno Costa, 29, described a chaotic scene as the boat cracked apart and quickly sank. Read More »

This Is Us Team to Write & Direct Joker/Harley Quinn Film

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The Joker origin movie will be the first title in a spin-off of Warner Bros.' DC Comics Extended Universe that will delve deeper into the DC catalog to focus on iconic characters. Originally reported by Deadline , Todd Phillips of " The Hangover " fame is co-writing the script with " The Fighter " screenwriter Scott Silver . Read More »

Martin Scorsese Allegedly Directing the Joker Movie

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The latest DC cinematic universe film is also potentially on the fast track, with both Jared Leto and Margot Robbie in talks to reprise their roles after their recent outings as the characters in Suicide Squad . Hollywood writers Todd Phillips and Scott Silver are reportedly working on a script for the movie. The origins storyline will give the DC Comic character depth and add to the catalogue of story angles involving Batman's most notorious foe. Read More »

Fiery Rescue: Deputy Shoots Out Window

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Neil Cook, 64, and Claudia Cook, 65, started experiencing vehicle problems and pulled over, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. The couple tried to exit the Buick, but the door locks and windows didn't open. Neil Cook said he was able to crawl to the passenger side and open the door and get out. Finklea said he doesn't think it was an accident that he was there to help the husband and wife escape before their auto was engulfed in flames. Read More »

Harvey to bring heavy rainfall to Gulf Coast

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Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Harvey could become a tropical storm on Thursday, and a hurricane on Friday, the National Hurricane Center said. Its remnants have moved into the Bay of Campeche, and the hurricane center said there's a 100 percent chance it will redevelop while heading toward Texas. Read More »

Qatar criticizes Saudi "political manipulation" of hajj

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However, the arrival of Qatari pilgrims in Saudi Arabia as part of the plan appears to have exacerbated the tension , with Qatar accusing Saudi Arabia of deliberately making it hard for its pilgrims to obtain permits to go to Mecca, Reuters reported . Read More »

Wilson man sought in SC bank robbery, double homicide

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According to SLED spokesperson Thom Berry, agents were on the ground in the Loris community Wednesday, but he could not confirm if it is believed that the person of interest in the case is in the area. After Horry County police released the person of interest had been captured, Conway Police Department Lt. Selena Small announced that she had confirmed with SLED that nothing was found or confirmed in the Loris area. Read More »

Production Volkswagen ID Buzz set for 2022 release

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With all these American retro vibes among young adults, Volkswagen chose to relaunch an improved and electric version of the microbus , promoting road trips in old-school vehicles under the under the hashtag #vanlife. The I.D. Buzz concept produces upwards of 360 horsepower equivalent, and can sprint from 0-100 km/h in less than 5 seconds! The six-seater auto offers a spacious interior the size of a decent SUV while offering the more modest size of a compact cargo van - and it's fully ... Read More »

INX Media case : CBI questions Karti Chidambaram

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Karti Chidambaram , son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram , on Wednesday appeared for questioning before the CBI in a matter related to alleged irregularities in FIPB clearance to INX Media in 2007. During a hearing before the apex court , Karti had told the court he was willing to appear before the CBI. On May 15, an FIR was registered by the CBI against Karti and INX Media along with eight others for alleged irregularities in the FIPB clearance given to the media house in order ... Read More »

Sigma Planning Corp Acquires 15675 Shares of Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

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The institutional investor held 254,429 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $8.21M, down from 265,779 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beta value for the above three stocks are 1.81, 0.66, 2.60. It turned negative, as 67 investors sold RAD shares while 114 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. Read More »

J&J ordered to pay record $417M in lawsuit over talc cancer risks

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A court has fined Johnson & Johnson after a study found that the company's talcum powder can potentially cause cancer. Carol Goodrich, a spokesperson for the company told Allure, "Ovarian cancer is a devastating diagnosis and we deeply sympathize with the women and families impacted by this disease". Read More »

Risk of lung cancer higher for men taking vitamin B supplements

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According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), people in the age group of the participants required 1.7 mg of vitamin B6 and 2.4 mcg of vitamin B12. The effect was worse in smokers who exceeded the daily recommended amounts of vitamins, CNN reports . Results revealed that just over 800 of the study volunteers developed lung cancer over an average follow-up of six years. Read More »

Punjab on high alert ahead of Dera Sacha Sauda chief verdict: CM

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Around 7,000 police officers have been plotted in the villages of Haryana and Chandigarh as well as Panchkula court, in anticipation of a potential fallout from the court's verdict on spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's case aka "Guru of Bling", who was accused of raping two women followers almost 15 years ago, slated for Friday. Read More »

Johnson Johnson is Highland Capital Management LLC's 5th Biggest Stake

The stock declined 0.12% or $0.16 reaching $133.29 on the news. About shares traded. Nicholas Financial, Inc. About shares traded. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) has risen 12.54% since August 22, 2016 and is uptrending. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Johnson & Johnson by 0.7% in the first quarter. East Coast Asset Mngmt Limited Co holds 21,268 shares or 0.74% of its portfolio. Read More »

Some Moms Don't Put Babies to Sleep Safely Study Shows

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Although the rate of sudden infant death syndrome has declined in the United States following the Back-to-Sleep campaign - which encouraged supine sleeping positions for infants and avoidance of soft bedding - more than half of parents are inconsistent in avoiding unsafe prone or side sleeping positions. Read More »

Hacked Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn photos lead to legal show-down

Woods and Vonn split up in May of 2015 after almost three years of dating but it appears Vonn's phone was hacked at some point and the pictures were recently posted to a website that is now being faced with multiple lawsuits. Tiger Woods already has a legal team on the job threatening to sue the website if they don't take the photos down. At the time of writing, the photos were still online on certain websites. Read More »

Signs your eyes may have been damaged during the eclipse

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He said you can test your vision by looking through one eye at a time . So if you did not make a proper pinhole projector , use specially designed glasses that complied with worldwide safety standards, or even don a welders' helmet , you might be noticing some changes to your vision. Read More »

Kaifiyat Express Derailed in Auraiya: second Derailment in 4 Days

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No deaths have been reported yet. I am personally monitoring the situation, rescue operations. At least 50 passengers were injured and have been rushed to the hospital, said M C Chauhan, General Manager, NCR . However, railway officials in Delhi said the dumper did not belong to the corridor project. This is the second train accident in Uttar Pradesh within a week after 14 coaches of the Kalinga Utkal Express derailed in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday, leaving 22 dead and over 150 injured. Read More »