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Myanmar against Rohingya: 'Hallmarks of a genocide', says UN

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The Myanmar military had launched a massive crackdown against alleged militant groups in Rakhine a year ago. The U.N. rights chief earlier called for a fresh global investigation into Myanmar's abuses against its Rohingya Muslim minority, warning of possible "elements of genocide". Read More »

Amazon patents hand tracking wristbands for its workers

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In the UK, Amazon has gotten some criticism in the past for the way it treats workers in its warehouses who are usually rushed off their feet to get packages ready to send off in a speedy manner. The patent also points to a haptic feedback module, which could buzz employees for various reasons, including notifying them of breaks or to help them find items in the warehouse. Read More »

2 injured in Los Angeles school shooting

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A day earlier, a 16-year-old student was apprehended after wounding a student at a Texas school . It still remains unknown how the gun was brought to school and how it went off in the classroom. New details continue to emerge after five people were injured on Thurs.at a Los Angeles middle school . However, an audit last April of 20 schools found that some schools failed to do the searches daily and that a quarter of them didn't have the right metal-detecting wands. Read More »

FISA memo will be released; Dems want Nunes out

I think it's a disgrace what's going on in this country. The memo involves the committee's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and claims that investigators misled judges when they applied for a wiretap against a Trump team member. Read More »

National Wear Red Day

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That's more than all cancers combined. Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 killer of women according to the American Heart Association . The city of Winston-Salem will officially kick off National Wear Red Day at the 10th annual Winston-Salem Goes Red Breakfast. Read More »

WSU Students may be below flu vaccination average

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And even if this season's vaccine is not a ideal match to prevailing strains, Madison Public Health highly recommends that all people over the age of six months still get the vaccine. New York Senator Chuck Schumer called on the federal government to send a special CDC flu surveillance team to New York to bolster "inundated hospitals and budget-strained localities across the state". Read More »

Neuroscientists Found Anxiety Cells in Mouse Brains

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For example, the cells in the hippocampus communicate with another brain area called the hypothalamus that tells mice when to avoid something unsafe. "And what we found is that these cells became more active whenever the animal went into an area that elicits anxiety", Kheirbek says. Activating those ventral hippocampus cells increased anxiety and avoidance behaviors, even when the animals were in "safe" spaces. Read More »

Veterans group's national anthem Super Bowl ad rejected by NFL

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He said that he would "not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem". Ironically, it's unlikely the #PleaseStand ad would have received anywhere near the same national attention if the had accepted the submission at the outset. Read More »

Blood test detects proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting up to 70 % of all people with dementia, with three in 10 people over 85 having dementia, according to the Australian government's Dementia Australia organisation. "Progress in developing new therapeutic strategies for Alzheimer's disease has been disappointingly slow". "If (it) can be repeated in a larger number of people, this test will give us an insight into changes occurring in the brain that relate to Alzheimer's ... Read More »

Mir Hazar Khan Bijarani's political career spanned over three decades

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Police said that a probe would be conducted from all angles to determine the cause of death. Mir Hazar Khan Bajarani was elected as the member of Sindh assembly after he won the 2013 election from PS-16 Kashmore. As the news pertaining to his death broke, the PPP Sindh leadership reached Bijarani's residence, including Sindh Assembly Deputy Speaker Shehla Raza and Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal. Read More »

IOC Says Russia Verdict Threatens Fight Against Doping

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The IOC banned Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics after its own commissions broadly confirmed McLaren's findings, that Russian sporting officials had overseen an elaborate years-long scheme to hide doping by the country's athletes. Read More »

'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday

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Cayman's "Wear Red Day" was set up to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and its effects. Coronary artery disease is the most common and is also the main cause of a heart attack. The Tri-State Goes Red for Women Celebration luncheon will be hosted at noon Friday at the St. Mary's Conference Center at 2849 5th Ave.in Huntington. Read More »

Congress demands SC-monitored probe into Justice Loya's death

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He further said that the democracy in the country was under threat. Advocate Shrikant Khandalkar and retired district judge Prakash Thombre-who, it is claimed, Loya had sought help from, and who introduced him to Uike-are alleged to have received threats, and met with suspicious deaths within a year of Loya's death in 2014. Read More »

4-Year-Old's Flu Death Confirmed as New Jersey's First Influenza Fatality

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The peak of flu season is usually in February, but officials said the number of flu cases is already reaching numbers close to last year's peak. According to the report "Addressing the Challenges of Influenza Vaccination on US College Campuses" by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, "annual vaccination is the best way to reduce the chances that an individual will get influenza". Read More »

This Coffee May Cause Cancer

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However, more studies are needed to help determine the chemical's relationship with human cancer risk. A visitor enjoys a cappuccino during the 39th worldwide trade Show of Artisan Gelato (ice cream), Pastry, Bakery and Coffe World (SIGEP) in Rimini, on January 21, 2018. Read More »

Scientists successfully develop cancer vaccine

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Since the shot's application is so localized, the researchers insist it is cost-effective and unlikely to cause adverse side effects often seen in other kinds of immune simulation. Once the process is under way, the scientists report, the tumour-hungry T cells leave the initial site and distribute through the body, attacking any and all other similar tumours they find. Read More »

UN Examines 206 Companies Over Links to Israeli Settlements

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The majority of the companies, or 143, are domiciled in Israel or the settlements, followed by 22 in the United States, it said. The document commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council was published just hours before the UN was set to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the international body's headquarters in Manhattan. Read More »

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Insider Sells 21252 Shares of Stock

Green Square Capital LLC now owns 1,806 shares of the investment management company's stock worth $415,000 after buying an additional 175 shares in the last quarter. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, October 4 to "Underperform". Taking a close look at the activity of the stock of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc . Read More »

New York Community Bancorp posts 4Q profit

If New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) is performing 8.29%. It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500. The stock increased 55.56% or $0.0007 during the last trading session, reaching $0.0021. It also reduced its holding in First Midwest Bancorp Del (NASDAQ:FMBI) by 145,715 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 514,698 shares, and cut its stake in Aegon N V (NYSE:AEG). Read More »

The brilliant tweet BT Sport's senior director posted for Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool were dumped out of the competition in a 3-2 defeat by West Brom that was overshadowed by introduction of the Video Assistant Referee. "He was terrific against Liverpool", Pardew added. You can not say it's now a little bit too long. Referee Craig Pawson chalked off an Albion goal for offside, awarded Liverpool a penalty and checked VAR before awarding the Baggies' crucial third in stoppage time, a Joel Matip own goal, as the video referrals dominated theatrically in the ... Read More »

Illicit drug overdoses killed more than 1400 people in BC in 2017

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Kamloops was the anomaly a year ago, as every other city for which the BC Coroners Service provided data saw an increase in overdose deaths from 2016 to 2017. Nearly nine out of every 10 fatal overdoses are occurring indoors and more than half are occurring in private residences. No deaths occurred at any supervised consumption site, Lapointe said, which shows the success of harm reduction efforts. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski hones reflexes with 'Madden 18,' expects to play Sunday

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So I'm not thinking about retirement. "It's awesome what he does on the field". Will LeGarrette Blount play a key roll for the Eagles on Super Bowl Sunday or is the under a good bet for his prop bets? When Super Bowl LII kicks off Sunday in Minneapolis , it will offer two of the most different head coaches in the history of the NFL's mega-event. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles take on underdog role in Super Bowl

He's rooting hard for his teammates and enjoying their success without him. Despite another controversy, New England was able to dispose of Tennessee and Jacksonville to return to the Super Bowl . I don't think of it that way. He's a huge reason why we're in this position. Having continuity, keeping things going. "I'm going for the Pats, for sure", says one Vikings fan. Read More »

Global cancer survival rates improve, but wide gaps remain

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Cancer patients' survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a study published on Wednesday. between 2010 and 2014 had a five-year survival of 90 per cent - in other words, nine of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer will be alive five years after diagnosis. Read More »

Drug Distributors Shipped 20.8 Million Painkillers To West Virginia Town Of 3000

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Smith. The committee found that a small town in West Virginia, Williamson, was flooded with over 20 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills from 2006 to 2016, despite having a population only of 2,900 residents. And distributor H.D. Smith, the committee said, provided the pharmacies with almost 5 million pills between 2007 and 2008. In another example the committee points to a pharmacy in the town of Beckley, which received 16,800 oxycodone pills from Miami-Luken over a period of only five ... Read More »

Manchester City sign French defender Aymeric Laporte

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The highly-rated 23-year-old, who Goal revealed was on his way to the Etihad Stadium after seeing his release clause triggered , has committed to a contract with the Premier League leaders through to 2023. Since City won its most recent Premier League title in 2014, Eliaquim Mangala has arrived from FC Porto for a reported 42 million pounds and Nicolas Otamendi joined from Valencia for 32 million pounds in 2015. Read More »

Rare super blue blood moon offers early morning beauty

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A once-in-150-years super blue blood moon eclipse was spoiled for many New Zealanders last night by cloud cover, but it did emerge in some lucky pockets of the country. Peter Felhofer, president of the Northland Astronomical Society, said the moon would be a spectacular sight for those who did see it. The moon was putting on a rare cosmic show. Read More »

Responding to Opioid Crisis, FDA Puts More Restrictions on Imodium

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The bureau wants to get rid of the huge bottles from which loperamide can be sold as the misuse of this medication demands such enormous amounts. Although these steps are meant to help ensure appropriate use of opioids, Gottlieb noted "there is much more to do and we are mindful that any intervention the FDA considers should minimize the burden on appropriate patient access and, to the extent practicable, on the delivery system". Read More »

CHAN: Eagles seek historic final ticket in Sudan showdown

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Sudan played their quarterfinal against Zambia on Saturday, a day before Nigeria sent Angola packing also in the quarterfinal. On the CHAN Eagles Semifinal game against Sudan, Shorunmu said: "Eagles should work more on their strike force because they might not be lucky if they confront a team that is on high scoring side". Read More »

Vikings fans are choosing sides for the big game

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He then pivoted briefly to the fans of his own franchise, delivering a promise for years to come. His brother echoed that same sentiment when asked about the difficulty of moving past the loss. I have to say that a good part of our success is the fans coming out and supporting us. The Mike Zimmer Foundation announced last week that it had received more than $11,000 in donations from Eagles fans apologizing for the way some of the fan base conducted itself. Read More »

Train carrying GOP members of Congress collides with truck

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Amtrak did not immediately respond to a request for further information. As of press time, the train was stopped near Charlottesville, West Virginia . "No one on the train was injured, as far as I know". One GOP source was unsure how many members of Congress were on the train or how many people were injured, but said there were injuries. Read More »