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IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

IOC punishes 11 more Russian Sochi Olympic competitors

We now know, though, that the competition and casual kit can only use two of the colours on Russia's red, white and blue flag, and the red and blue should be of a darker tone. "This panel will establi...

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Apples, Tomatoes Reduce Damage Caused by Smoking

Apples, Tomatoes Reduce Damage Caused by Smoking

The study concluded that the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits. The disease describes a number of con...

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England midfielder Jack Wilshere expects new deal

England midfielder Jack Wilshere expects new deal

But who are the favourites to secure his signature if he does leave north London? "I definitely want to be here", Wilshere told Sky Sports News. "The biggest thing for any footballer, and even m...

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Ajax Sack Dennis Bergkamp

Ajax Sack Dennis Bergkamp

Manager Marcel Keizer and assistant Hennie Spijkerman also lost their jobs at Ajax but, understandably, it was the dismissal of ex-Gunner Berkgamp which interested Gooners the most. Ajax had a terri...

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Almost 9 million enroll in Obamacare, topping expectations

Almost 9 million enroll in Obamacare, topping expectations

Presumably this number is exclusively for Obamacare signups on the federal exchange, and it's only slightly lower than last year's 9.2 million. The sign-up totals through the December 15 end of th...

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Opioid overdoses kill more people in U.S. than guns or breast cancer

Opioid overdoses kill more people in U.S. than guns or breast cancer

Chile, Guam, Cuba, Czech Republic, and Lebanon are among other countries that beat out the U.S. for average life expectancy as of 2015, the most recent year for which the World Bank has data for tho...

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Hospitals place restrictions on visitors due to spike in flu cases

Hospitals place restrictions on visitors due to spike in flu cases

Between Oct. 1 through November 25, there were 566 confirmed hospitalizations due to influenza . Many of those reports focused on one strain of influenza found in Australia this year, which led...

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Green, leafy vegetables 'may slow memory decline'

Green, leafy vegetables 'may slow memory decline'

A new study out of Rush University Medical Center found that eating just one serving a day of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to a slower rate of brain aging. Those on the opposite end of th...

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Keep Dogs Away From Chocolate This Christmas, Vets Warn

Keep Dogs Away From Chocolate This Christmas, Vets Warn

The substance theobromine present in cocoa beans breaks down more slowly in a dog's digestive system, leading to sickness, agitation, increased heart rate, seizures and at the worst, death. Chocolat...

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Jann Wenner sells Rolling Stone after 50 years

The new owner , one Jay Penske is a media investor who will acquire a 51% stake in the company. Penske's plan is to continue the magazine as a consumer print publication, and invest heavily to ex...

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Handcuffed by sanctions, North Korea seeks cash via cyber theft

Handcuffed by sanctions, North Korea seeks cash via cyber theft

But if the USA were to attack North Korea, it would be a gamble that a limited strike won't turn into all-out nuclear war. North Korea has said a United States accusation that it was behind a major ...

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Ilyasi jailed for life

Ilyasi jailed for life

Ilyasi, who is also the editor-in-chief of Bureaucracy Today magazine, was convicted under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code by the Delhi court last Saturday. On June 2, 2000, Ilyasi was granted ...

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Sea turtle found entangled in cocaine bales worth $53M, Coast Guard says

Sea turtle found entangled in cocaine bales worth $53M, Coast Guard says

This sea turtle is tangled in line and surrounded by cocaine. During its just-concluded patrol, the Thetis - along with the Joint Interagency Task Force South and other partners - seized drugs with ...

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Steelers confirm Antonio Brown out for Week 16 against Houston

Steelers confirm Antonio Brown out for Week 16 against Houston

Earlier in the game, Brown caught his 100th pass of the season to become the only player in National Football League history with 100 receptions in five consecutive seasons. The pair will doubtlessly ...

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A federal ban on making lethal viruses is lifted

A federal ban on making lethal viruses is lifted

For instance, a mutated form of the bird flu virus affected 1,500 people even though the virus does not normally get transmitted from chickens to humans. Francis Collins, director of the National In...

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Miracle Baby Born After Being Frozen as an Embryo for 24 Years

Miracle Baby Born After Being Frozen as an Embryo for 24 Years

Emma was cryopreserved in 1992, waiting 24 years before being transferred to Tina's uterus early in 2017 through frozen embryo transfer. When all three were transferred to Tina, just one survived, w...

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The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness

The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness

Analysts estimate Luxturna could cost as much as $1 million per patient. It looked likely that the FDA would approve the USA biotech's Luxturna (voretigene neparvovec) after getting unanimous recomm...

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Tri-Cities blood drive set for December 26

Tri-Cities blood drive set for December 26

The blood service has released its list of names of people most likely to be blood donors, with Jessica topping the list for the ladies in Wyndham and Michael topping the list for men. "Canadian patie...

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Flu Vaccine Safe For People With Egg Allergies

Flu Vaccine Safe For People With Egg Allergies

The CDC now recommends that almost all Americans older than six months get a flu shot , with an emphasis on young children, elderly adults and those with chronic illnesses. "There are hundreds of t...

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The CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At The CDC

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) receives budget documents from HHS organizations and 'oversee the president's vision across the Executive Branch.' Neither the OMB nor the HHS have yet respon...

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