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Operation against religious parties' sit-in at Faizabad postponed for 24 hours

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Television footage had shown the security personnel dressed in riot gear. The district administration was not included in the talks between the government and the participants. According to a statement, the Interior Minister directed the Islamabad administration to postpone the operation against protesters for next twenty-four hours. Read More »

Rev. Jesse Jackson: 'I Have Parkinson's'

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The former politician - who was recently accused of sexual harassment - admitted that recognizing the effects the disease has had on him already has been "painful". "It is an opportunity for me to use my voice to help in finding a cure for a disease that afflicts 7 to 10 million worldwide". Asked how the diagnosis would impact Jackson's role at the Kenwood-based Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, which he founded in 1971, a Jackson spokesman declined to comment. Read More »

California employers added jobs in October, and unemployment rate fell

County residents working grew even faster, by 18,000 to 4.93 million, according to figures from the California Employment Development Department. California's unemployment rate fell slightly to 4.9 percent in October as employers added almost 32,000 jobs, according to state figures released today. Read More »

Head transplant is imminent, claims controversial doctor

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Technically, the head would be the recipient, as the donor would be the person who is brain dead giving up their healthy body. That will be followed by a "formal head transplant" operation in China in December, according to Newsweek. Canavero claims to be the first to work on such surgeries, stressing that this success will encourage his team to proceed with this kind of transplants in the near future. Read More »

Trump announces five more judges to be considered for Supreme Court

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His speech to the conservative legal organization symbolized how much had changed since President Barack Obama's unsuccessful nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the high court and President Donald Trump's election last November. Bush's administration and has been mentioned for years as a logical Supreme Court nominee for a Republican president. "When you're committed to picking from a list you want to make sure it's as complete as possible", Leo said in an interview. Read More »

Puppy Love: Owning a Dog Linked to Better Heart Health

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Everything from registering a dog to visiting a hospital requires presentation of a unique identification number in Sweden, so the team from Uppsala University were able to access an anonymised set of data from national registries. In the study, the researchers looked at the relationship between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. It's possible that dog owners are healthier and more active before they get a canine companion, she said. Read More »

Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season

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So far there are 57 confirmed flu cases in Montana. But state medical privacy laws prevent any other identifying details about the individual - including their age, race, gender - from being released. In an effort to stop the flu virus, health officials encourage people to use hand sanitizers, clean commonly touched surfaces, staying home when sick, washing hands, avoid touching their eyes, nose, and mouth. Read More »

'Fountain of Youth' Gene Discovered in Secluded Amish Community

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Just as carriers of the sickle-cell anemia gene have protection against malaria , people with a single copy of the SERPINE1 mutation appeared to gain advantages from it: they had a longer average lifespan and 10 percent longer telomeres, the small protective cap of repeated nucleotides at the ends of chromosomes. Read More »

Two additional Legionnaire's cases found in Disneyland guests

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Disneyland said it learned about the Legionnaires' cases on October 27 and shut down and disinfected two cooling towers, which are part of air-conditioning systems. Prompt treatment with antibiotics usually cures Legionnaires' disease, but if left untreated it can be fatal. A public water fountain, for instance, could be a source of the bacteria. Read More »

Weinstein-accuser Rose McGowan surrenders to police over 'drugs offence'

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American actress Rose McGowan turned herself in Tuesday near Washington before being released on bond after her personal belongings left on a flight tested positive for narcotics. She and her attorney have suggested the drugs could've been planted. 'I own stock in a marijuana company, so that's my jam. Though she accepted a settlement from Weinstein and agreed not to disclose details about allegations that he raped her, McGowan had been tweeting about being raped by a studio head and had ... Read More »

Great American Smokeout Day Encourages Smokers to Kick the Habit

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Forge your personal cessation program by going "cold turkey" in 2017. If today isn't "the" day, he suggests setting a date to quit and sticking to it. Quitline will include an individualized quit plan, master level counseling, and up to eight weeks of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches for the caller is medically eligible and enrolled. Read More »

I have not watched 'Padmavati', says Prasoon Joshi!

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But after the intelligence input, demand from party MP, MLA's to ban the film in the state and fear of widespread protest, the state government changed its mind. Rajput community members are saying not just Gujarat, the movie must not be released in the country and the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali is being threatened by the protesters. Read More »

FDA approves pill with digital tracking device you swallow

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If such patients forget to take their medications, they can not lead everyday lives, increasing the burden on family members and caregivers. WEDNESDAY, Nov. This drug is a real innovation but it also poses questions of bioethics, on the patients ' personal data and their use. Teens and young adults who are taking antidepressants are at increased risk of suicidal behavior and thoughts when taking the medication, cautions a boxed warning ; they should be monitored closely. Read More »

The Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Shares Sold by Pacer Advisors Inc

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The California-based Gemmer Asset Management Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. About shares traded. Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) has risen 8.94% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0.01% or 30,000 shares. November 1 investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets left the stock rating at "Buy" projecting a price of $23.00. Read More »

United Nations dismisses the Saudi demand to re-open the Yemen Port

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The Houthis control most of the north, including Sanaa and its worldwide airport, while the Saudi-led coalition dominates the airspace. The announcement from the Saudi mission at the United Nations came after the coalition fighting Yemen's rebels, known as Houthis, faced widespread global criticism over the closure, with the U.N. Read More »

Trump to nominate 'star' to lead HHS

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Mr. Azar replaces Tom Price, MD, who left HHS Sept. 29 after a Politico investigation revealed he often traveled on expensive private jets when cheaper commercial flights were available. "In his public statements , Alex Azar has made clear that he is opposed to measures to restrain prescription companies' profiteering and limit improper marketing, while favoring weaker safety approval standards". Read More »

Tennessee State dismisses player who sucker-punched coach

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Greenstone falls to the ground after being punched. The Tigers offense was on the field at the time as Greenstone walked down the sideline telling players to move back if they were too close. Lee was immediately dismissed from the sideline by head coach Rod Reed for improper misconduct and was later expelled from both the team and the university. Read More »

USDA: Neb. corn harvest at 86 percent complete

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More than half of winter wheat is in poor or very poor condition. Market underpinned by the fact that commodity funds hold a large net short position in CBOT corn futures . Rallies capped by forecasts for welcome rains this week in crop areas of Brazil. Corn late last week hit its lowest in a year at $3.40-3/4 a bushel. January soybeans dropped 12.75 cents, or 1.29 percent to 9.7425 dollars per bushel. Read More »

AFFLECK & ABRAMS Unites New All-Star Super-Team with ANISTON, SHAQ, More

Sure, he may have been Daredevil at one point, but there's no way the studio would've ever cast a former Robin as the Dark Knight. And playing these supers are none other than Billy Crudup, Zach Galafianakis, Shaq, Ty Burrell, Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Jon Hamm, Cousin Sal, Jennifer Aniston, and Ben Affleck . Read More »

Ben Affleck Plays Batman For His Son

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But in a world where male creators have frequently struggled to depict female warriors in any kind of dress that seems battle-appropriate rather than pin-up material, the switch from an outfit that is functional to one that is "more glamorous" gives me pause. Read More »

FDA warns against using kratom for opioid addiction

Kratom is a naturally growing plant in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and is being marketed as a "safe" treatment option for certain diseases, including opioid addiction, the FDA said . The fact Gottlieb is speaking to the investigations staff is significant because "if they find people here who are opening the gates to these drugs, there may be opportunities for the FDA to investigate at a high level", says Joshua Sharfstein, former principal deputy FDA commissioner in ... Read More »

US Army Quietly Lifts Ban on Recruits With Some Mental Health Issues

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In an attempt to meet the goal the army already has accepted more recruits who fared poorly on aptitude tests, increased the number of waivers granted for marijuana use and offered hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses. "The Army is opening itself up to problems", said Dr. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie, a former military psychiatrist who retired from the Army in 2010 as a colonel. Read More »

Fire mishap, Manam set burnt to ashes

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Four fire trucks took about two hours to extinguish the blaze completely, police said. Exact cause for this fire accident is yet to be known but initial reports say it is due to the short circuit. "But I'm very happy that none is hurt and after all, it is a set. It's only a set; we can afford to lose a set but not lives", he said. It could be around Rs 2 crore. Read More »

Taylor Swift Plays 'New Year's Day' in Surprise Performance

Jimmy canceled a taping of " The Tonight Show " that Friday to be by her side, and then canceled last week's tapings to make arrangements. "She was the best audience, she was the one I was always trying to make laugh , and she was a such a fan of the show", he said . Read More »

Air pollution: Arvind Kejriwal to meet Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh

Kejriwal said Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had called him and told him that the latter was in Delhi till tomorrow, but can not meet him in Delhi , citing "he (Khattar) was very busy". I believe no single person, organisation or government can improve the quality of air. The Haryana CM has asked me to see him in Chandigarh on Wednesday, the AAP supremo said. Read More »

Demi Lovato Skips A Shirt Underneath Her Suit At The MTV EMAs

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Other winners at the event, which celebrates the worldwide music scene, included Coldplay (for best rock act), Dua Lipa (for best new act) and Zayn (for best look). Source Music said the six-member act became the first girl group to receive the award since its inception in 2013, beating K-pop rivals such as Wanna One, Highlight, Mamamoo and Seventeen. Read More »

World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017

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The International Poultry Council also questioned WHO's stance on antibiotics, noting that "the IPC is very concerned that the World Health Organization guidelines inappropriately tie the hands of producers and limit their options for using antimicrobials for prevention, control and treatment of diseases based on specific need". Read More »

New guidelines will mean millions more diagnosed with high blood pressure

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The new guidelines reflect years of research, which have shown that people within the new range of blood pressure defined as hypertension have doubled their risk of cardiovascular problems in the future, such as heart attacks or strokes. But the Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Steven Nissen said he's anxious. Americans will be getting instructions on how to check their blood pressure every day to keep up with how they are doing. Read More »

Bill Gates pledges $50M for Alzheimer's disease fund

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in 2016. But Alzheimer's disease , which is the most common form of dementia that progressively affects memory and other brain functions, is the first noncommunicable disease he's fighting. Read More »

Saad Hariri says he will return to Lebanon 'very soon'

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The race turned into a political rally, with numerous runners calling for the return of Hariri, who has not publicly spoken since unexpectedly announcing his resignation. A White House statement on Saturday described Hariri as "a trusted partner of the United States in strengthening Lebanese institutions, fighting terrorism, and protecting refugees". Read More »