• High Court Agrees To Review Trump's Travel Ban
High Court Agrees To Review Trump's Travel Ban

The Supreme Court, which is tackling a series of consequential cases during its current term, signaled on December 4 it was likely to uphold the policy. The most recent travel ban includes six Muslim-majority countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, as well as two non-Muslim majority nations: North Korea and Venezuela.

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  • MLAs disqualification: Truth prevails in the end, says Arvind Kejriwal
MLAs disqualification: Truth prevails in the end, says Arvind Kejriwal

The Election Commission had said that these MLAs, by occupying the post of parliamentary secretaries between March 13, 2015, and September 8, 2016, held an office of profit and were liable to be disqualified as legislators. Governor Ganga Prasad has sent a reminder to the Election Commission of India regarding disqualification of 17 Meghalaya par...

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  • Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest
Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest

Societal and biological changes have prolonged the adolescent years from the ages of 10-19 to now ending at 24 years old, scientists said, leading to a debate about whether new policies would be benefit or "infantilize" the older adolescents.

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  • 7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot
7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

Many have questioned whether Rohingya would return to Burma under the current circumstances. A top Myanmar official said on Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees, who return from Bangladesh, will be ready by its promised deadline next week.

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  • Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life
Washington State Quarterback Tyler Hilinski Takes Own Life

Friends and his team member deeply sadden to hear his passing news. "The entire WSU community mourns as thoughts and prayers go out to his family", Leach said in the release. Hilinski played backup quarterback in seven games in his sophomore year at WSU, and started once. He had not shown up for football practice earlier in the day.

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  • BU Study: Repeated Head Hits, Not Concussions, Cause CTE
BU Study: Repeated Head Hits, Not Concussions, Cause CTE

A study published by The Journal of the American Medical Association found CTE diagnoses in 110 of 111 former National Football League players whose brains were donated for research. Until now, the focus was on any concussions they received. "And by hits, I mean all of them", said Dr. Any head impact may lead to damaged blood vessels in the ...

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  • Flu Deaths in San Diego County Reach New High
Flu Deaths in San Diego County Reach New High

According to the health department's latest report on Thursday, 45 people, including three in Oklahoma County, have died due to the flu since September 1, 2017. The four who died all had underlying illnesses. Symptoms of influenza include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

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  • 50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire
50 people forced to jump ship after casino shuttle boat catches fire

The victim had been receiving treatment for serious injuries at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point in Hudson but passed early Monday, Jan. 15, a spokesperson said. NTSB investigators also concluded that back in 2004 the Express Shuttle II crew failed to activate a Carbon dioxide fire suppression system, and couldn't use fire pumps because th...

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  • Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?
Influenza surveillance map: Where is the flu in my state?

H3N2 is associated with more severe illness, especially among children and the elderly. Last year there were nine flu-related deaths, the previous year there were seven and three years ago there were 28, according to Nydam. Perry Kendall . Most of those cases have been diagnosed as Influenza Type A. Right now, half of our admissions have to d...

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  • Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll
Flu-related deaths continue to climb in California. Here's the latest toll

Santora declined to provide any additional information about the fatality since details might identify the person. The Department of Public Health said this flu season has been particularly severe among people aged 65 and older. The most recent numbers from the Department of Health show things in this province seem fairly normal in terms of the a...

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  • Trump tweet: DACA deal
Trump tweet: DACA deal "probably dead" because of Democrats

Nielsen said that Trump is simply advocating a merit-based immigration system, similar to those in Canada and Australia. The party is now using the program as a political bargaining chip in Congress's debate over the federal budget, demanding that any deal to keep the government funded must include protections for DACA recipients, also known as D...

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  • January is National Radon Action Month
January is National Radon Action Month

One can't see, smell, or taste radon, but it could be present at a unsafe level in a home. Kendall County's geology is rich in uranium deposits, capable of producing high levels of radon gas. Such systems should be installed by a certified mitigation contractor. A radon testing kit can be purchased at most home or hardware stores. McFarland add...

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  • How Ohio's voter purge practices disproportionately affect minorities
How Ohio's voter purge practices disproportionately affect minorities

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in an OH voting law case which pits supporters, who see the law as vital to preserving honest elections, against critics, who have attacked it as illegally disenfranchising thousands of Ohioans.

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  • Taylor Swift Debuts 'End Game' Video Featuring Ed Sheeran & Future
Taylor Swift Debuts 'End Game' Video Featuring Ed Sheeran & Future

Still from Taylor Swift's " End Game " ft. Well, if you look close enough, you'll see she's sticking to her brand and rocking a tight snake suit while riding a motorcycle. Possibly the most iconic visual used in Taylor's return is the constant imagery of a snake , and " End Game " is no different. It's a track off her latest album, "Reput...

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  • Andover Health Division encourages residents to get vaccinated as flu cases spike
Andover Health Division encourages residents to get vaccinated as flu cases spike

The countywide hospital system and health care provider reports that cases jumped from fewer than 200 during the week of December 18 to more than 330 the last week of the year. In preparation for a possible bout of so-called French flu, NHS workers have been advised to get the flu jab to prevent them from falling ill, the Sunday Telegraph rep...

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  • HP recalls batteries that may overheat, leading to fires
HP recalls batteries that may overheat, leading to fires

HP has set up a webpage , www.HP.com/go/batteryprogram2018, where customers can check to see whether their battery is included in the recall. The company has released a statement about the issue that says, "The quality and safety of all HP products is our top priority".

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  • Just 'trying' out a cigarette can make you a daily smoker
Just 'trying' out a cigarette can make you a daily smoker

Although it's unclear how long the smokers in the study took up the habit for, lead researcher Professor Peter Hajek, from Queen Mary University of London , said the new figures show how important it is to curb cigarette experimentation.

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  • 2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27
2 more die of Swine Flu at SKIMS, toll rises to 27

H3N2 has been responsible for some of the worst flu seasons in the us in recent years, including the 2006-2007, 2012-2013, and 2014-2015 bouts. 'Anyone that's had influenza, and I mean real influenza - not a sniffle or a cough or a cold - but real, true influenza, they'll know how severe this can be, ' says Dr.

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  • Houthis Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Northern Yemen
Houthis Shoot Down Saudi Warplane Over Northern Yemen

Earlier Friday, Yemeni Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi said the rebels in Yemen must immediately stop all crimes committed against politicians and civilians. "Missiles fired at Saudi Arabia belong to Yemen which have been overhauled and their range has been increased", Jafari said. Saudi Arabia had 82 Tornados in...

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  • 4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash
4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash

The police are investigating if it is a case of drunken driving since some liquor bottles were found in the vehicle. The car-a Swift Dezire compact sedan, in which they were travelling, first hit the divider and then cashed into a pole on the highway.

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  • 1 dead, dozens sickened after romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak in US
1 dead, dozens sickened after romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak in US

Even though US authorities can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce caused the outbreak , Consumer Reports urged a "greater degree of caution", about the lettuce because it's usually consumed raw. "This time of year, most of our lettuce will come from southern places ... so if it's affecting both countries, it may be from Cali...

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  • IN hospitals taking steps to prevent flu virus' spread
IN hospitals taking steps to prevent flu virus' spread

So far, there are 421 confirmed cases and two people have died in the season that began much earlier than previous years. Vernon said the best defenses for fighting the flu are washing hands and receiving a flu shot. Manish Trivedi, Division Director of Infectious Disease at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center. Signs and symptoms of the flu inc...

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  • Too much gaming could be labeled as mental health condition
Too much gaming could be labeled as mental health condition

Business Insider released an article saying "gaming disorders" could be classified as a mental health condition . In other words, obsessively playing video games can be addicting as gamers get wrapped up in alternate realities. "It is not necessarily addiction, just something that makes them happy". Bobbi Burks is a counselor who specializes i...

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  • Papa John's founder steps down after blaming anthem protests for slumping sales
Papa John's founder steps down after blaming anthem protests for slumping sales

No immediate reason was given for his decision, which takes effect January 1. As the founder, Schnatter has been one of the biggest names in fast food. "At the very least, it was distracting and I'm wondering whether this was board-driven or if it was John's choice", said restaurant consultant John Gordon of the Pacific Management Consulting Grou...

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  • State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread
State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread

DPHHS says cases of the flu are slightly higher then they were at this time in 2016. Stay home when you are sick. Brown said Thursday that Sandusky County has reported four flu-related hospitalizations in December, and nine since the beginning of September.

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