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Strong Storm Brings Rain, Wind, & Coastal Flooding

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The weather service said all of Rhode Island was under flood and high wind watches through Sunday morning. The storm will span the East Coast from North Carolina to ME, with heavily populated cities like New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Boston in the storm's path. Read More »

As More Delhi University Students Say Hit By Holi Balloons, Cops Intervene

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I did not guess what it really was. Given that most of the colours that are used are filled with toxic chemicals and heavy metals and even mica (dry powders often contain mica, which can cause micro cuts on the skin, making it more susceptible to allergens and other infections), it is time citizens learnt to be mindful of others in their surroundings. Read More »

'Armenian leader had hand in Khojaly massacre'

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On Feb. 25-26, 1992, Armenian armed forces, and several Armenian paramilitary detachments, with the support of the 366th motorized rifle regiment of the Russian army, stormed the besieged town of Khojaly and cleansed it from its Azerbaijani population. Read More »

Year old teen diagnosed with Flu, really had cancer

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I'm going to beat it, I ain't giving up". "They said this was the worst X-ray they had ever seen on a child", Hunter's mother Cheryl told Peoplethis week. Hodgkin's lymphoma is a cancer that affects cells in the immune system called lymphocytes. The disease spreads through vessels between lymph nodes and in later stages it can enter the bloodstream spread to other parts of the body, such as the liver, lungs or bone marrow. Read More »

Burlington Stores (BURL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

SunTrust maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Monday, January 8. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Monday, October 23. The company has market cap of $94.69 million. The fund does not invest in start-ups. It has a 21.49 P/E ratio. It seeks to invest in small and mid-sized companies based in the United States. Read More »

Human skin bacteria - Shield against cancer

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The study report was published this week in the latest issue of the journal Science Advances . He said that one of the strains of the bacteria that are particularly in abundance is the Staphylococcus epidermidis . By injecting mice with this substance, the team found that 6-HAP is not toxic. The team explains that 6-HAP probably prevents the formation of new DNA by replacing one of the bases Adenine on the dividing DNA. Read More »

Letter N banned from Chinese social media

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The temporary ban of the letter was meant to quell criticism of the country's leader Xi Jinping and the ruling Communist Party , which generated global controversy by proposing to abolish his term limits, effectively making him the lifelong leader of the world's most populous country. Read More »

The Second Amendment is not unlimited: Ouisa Davis

But we always understood why our Founding Fathers put the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights, and it wasn't so we could hunt ducks and shoot clay targets. Gun owners in Israel have to be specially licensed, must go to the shooting range every month and certify their experience, and have a quick check to make sure their mental status has not changed. Read More »

SNOW: All non-urgent appointments at Rotherham Hospital cancelled

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Around ten non-urgent procedures were postponed in NHS Lothian yesterday and evening clinics were cancelled while NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde last night took the step of postponing all routine elective procedures today. "We are expecting to work on the same basis tomorrow, but we are urging staff and patients to be safe and sensible about going to work and appointments and we are asking them to liaise with clinics and colleagues ahead of time if they are experiencing difficulties". Read More »

Dress In Blue Day for colon cancer awareness

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Why is Niagara Falls being illuminated "blue?" "When you look at overall screening rates for colorectal cancer, they're poor", Parikh said. "The more that we can do to educate, the more that we can do to get these guys where they're able to protect themselves and their families from the (occupational) problems we deal with on a daily basis, the better", Marshall said. Read More »

Armenia Scraps Zurich Protocols; President Sargsyan Points to Turkish Intransigence

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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on Thursday declared as null and void the so-called "Zurich protocol" between Armenia and Turkey, China's Xinhua news agency reported. He added that Armenia was ready to cooperate with Turkey in the future, if "there would be the same willingness from the Turkish side". Nalbandian went on to say that launching the normalization process of the Armenian-Turkish relations, Armenia "fully realized the possible further developments"-that Turkey might not ... Read More »

Florida high school reopens after gun massacre

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SCS Principal Renee Price said it's important to allow students to express themselves about an issue that has touched them deeply. The students mourned their friends, classmates and the feeling of safety they once found at school. She's been channeling grief into fighting the gun lobby since the shooting, along with other students at the school. A vote on the bill was originally scheduled for the week of the Parkland shooting, but was postponed when student activists flooded the Capitol. Read More »

Trump on shooting: 'I'd run in there' even without gun

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Of the 23 calls to his department about Cruz's erratic or threatening behaviour, almost all were minor and had been handled appropriately, and a few others were being investigated, he said . That bill will head to the House floor. Starting in January 2016, Cruz was allowed to spend half his day at the alternative school and half at Stoneman Douglas to ease him into the less-structured environment. Read More »

N elects Shehbaz Sharif as interim party president

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She said PTI would challenge ECP's decision of allowing PML-N contestants for senate election. Despite the court rulings against the PML-N, the party will likely remain a force at the polls after whipping its rivals in consecutive by-elections. Read More »

Non-smokers get more time in the holidays?

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The report that makes a space in the headlines is the update about these extra vacations days that the non-smokers can get. The average worker who smokes spends the equivalent of about six days per year on cigarette breaks. Cigarette smoking is another leading cause of deaths in the U.S, that is denoted to be 480,000 every year. Women admitted they'd give up cigarette breaks for an extra 11 days off, while men would do it for 12 more days of vacation. Read More »

Steve Pikiell guides Rutgers to opening-round win in Big Ten tourney

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It's time to take this Midwest hoops show back on the road again. When I think of the Big Ten tournament , I think of the last weekend before the NCAA Tournament bracket is released. ANN ARBOR - As winter's thaw commences, college basketball's holy grail beckons. Michigan State's most pressing issues have come off the court. Read More »

Sawgrass Asset Management LLC Buys 90330 Shares of MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG)

About 608,201 shares traded. Relative Strength Index (RSI) for MGIC Investment Corp. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Wesbanco Bank Inc increased Verifone Holdings Inc. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mngmt stated it has 0.02% in MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG). Read More »

Katy Perry Does Surprise Performance For First Responders

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Perry joined a performance bill that included Alan Parsons and Friends, David Foster , Katharine McPhee , Steve Vai , Richard Marx , Wilson Phillips , Kenny Loggins and David Crosby , among others. And in an interview with local TV reporter Alys Martinez, Katy turned the tables on the journalist and started thanking her for all the reporting she did during the disaster, telling people's stories and keeping the community informed. Read More »

Bangladesh to protest against Myanmar troops at border where Rohingya shelter

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Bangladesh says it will not repatriate any Rohingya against their will but wants the global community to continue to pressure Myanmar to create conditions for a sustainable repatriation. One Border Guard Bangladesh official said the Myanmar soldiers were playing the announcement at least 10 to 15 times a day. The build-up came despite Bangladesh and Myanmar having signed a deal to repatriate some 750,000 Rohingya to their homeland in Rakhine state. Read More »

Spotify files to go public on New York Stock Exchange

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Paul Resnikoff, the publisher of the Digital Music News blog, believes Spotify can start turning the corner financially at 100 million subscribers. But that could be anything between $6.3bn to $23bn. The music streaming service will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker name " SPOT ". Read More »

AAA forecasts spring gas prices will be highest since 2015

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But gas prices are still up from a year ago and analysts expect the recent drop in prices at he pump could be reversed as the spring driving season approaches. GasBuddy is the technology company changing the way more than 70 million consumers find, purchase, and save money on gasoline. "With spring maintenance season fast approaching and the switch to more-expensive summer-blend fuel close behind, refineries will have to catch up on maintenance, and many USA drivers could feel the pinch at the ... Read More »

Painting of a Nigerian princess sells for a record N600m

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The painting is one of three depictions of the princess painted in 1973, which became a symbol of Nigerian reconciliation after the war for Biafran independence. "It amounts to the most significant discovery in contemporary African art in over fifty years". The identity of the buyer was not provided. It set a new record for African art. Read More »

Running back measurements: Barkley impresses at Combine

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Or will they pick from or make a combination of moves involving Teddy Bridgewater, Case Keenum, A.J. McCarron, or others? "Any decision I make's gonna be in the best interest of the NY football Giants, plain and simple", Gettleman said . He would make another memorable play against Elway two months later in Super Bowl 21 when he sacked Elway in the end zone for a safety. It will be interesting to see if the Texans draft any of those players. Read More »

CA has the worst 'quality of life' according to US News report

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Here's a nugget that won't make the welcome pamphlet: California has the worst quality of life in America. U.S. News & World Report deemed its economy the fourth best in the nation, and its business environment claimed the No. California ranked last in urban air quality and 45th in "low pollution health risk", although it was 13th in drinking water quality. The latter category measures voting participation and community bonds. Read More »

Number of flu deaths in CT rises to 105

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No warnings". Their families said they were healthy until the sudden illness struck. Every year, DOHMH officials said, more New Yorkers die from influenza and pneumonia (a common complication of the flu) than from any other infection. Who is most at risk? By far, the highest number of deaths - 130 - are people age 65 and older. Both flu victims reportedly had underlying medical conditions. Read More »

Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC Cuts Stake in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Celgene announced that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, February 14th that permits the company to repurchase $5.00 billion in outstanding shares. Celgene has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $128.58. The stock of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, October 20. Read More »

All or Nothing: Cowboys 2017 season was documented for Amazon series

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The team never quite finds its footing, alternating between winning and losing streaks. The rivalry between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants is as heated as they come in the NFL-right up there with those between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens , the New York Jets and halfway competent quarterback play , and Philadelphia Eagles fans and sobriety . Read More »

Workers Rally About Supreme Court Case That Could Weaken Unions

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Nationally, unions collect "fair-share fees" from 5 million workers. Because public-sector unions provide major support to the Democratic Party , weakening them has been a longtime goal of conservative groups . Under the new rules, agency fees dried up and some (not all) unions lost members. This extraordinarily frank statement was made before one of the most important state instruments of the ruling class, the Supreme Court . Read More »