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Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss, scientists say

Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss, scientists say

Utilizing census counts, national health and tobacco use surveys, and published literature, Soneji's team calculated the expected years of life gained or lost from the impact of e-cigarette use on smo...

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Most of Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Most of Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law

SB4 passed by the Texas Legislature last spring, requiring police chiefs and sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration officials. Officials like Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Govern...

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Branch County midway on health rankings

Branch County midway on health rankings

The report ranks Milwaukee County at No. 71 of the state's 72 counties for both its health outcomes and health factors . Local Tennessee counties fared much better than Southwest Virginia. For t...

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S Support Efforts to Rescue Abducted School Girls

S Support Efforts to Rescue Abducted School Girls

I think that is the best way we have been helping the government of Nigeria secure the release of the girls, which we hope, will be done in a peaceful manner. Boko Haram , which has killed tens of tho...

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YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies

YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about conspiracies

The new features, which will be rolled out in the coming months, are part of a range of new initiatives that YouTube is considering to eradicate misinformation from the platform. However, it still p...

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Case Keenum: Broncos signing former Vikings quarterback

Case Keenum: Broncos signing former Vikings quarterback

But it's hard to get too excited about the Keenum deal given the stretch of uncertainty in Denver since Peyton Manning retired two years ago. After replacing an injured Sam Bradford , Keenum was able...

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Lead's Heart Disease Death Toll 10 Times Higher Than Thought, Study Suggests

Lead's Heart Disease Death Toll 10 Times Higher Than Thought, Study Suggests

There's also ongoing exposure from foods, emissions from industrial sources and contamination from lead smelting sites and lead batteries, the researchers explained. But efforts to reduce environmenta...

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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's advisor VK Jain resigns

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's advisor VK Jain resigns

It added that more than seven lakh traders belonging to about 2, 500 traders associations would take part in the massive protest. At the Vyapari Panchayat held on Tuesday at Karol Bagh, the CAIT dec...

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Lack of quality wins keeps Huskers out of NCAA Tournament

Lack of quality wins keeps Huskers out of NCAA Tournament

The other first for Marquette, the game will not be played at their usual home, the BMO Harris Bradley Center. After missing out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013, the Baylor ...

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's love story in pictures

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's love story in pictures

Virushka got married on December 11, 2017 , in a private ceremony in Italy, and as soon as their wedding pictures surfaced online, millions of their fans across the globe couldn't help but be in comp...

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Oklahoma makes March Madness as No. 10 seed

Oklahoma makes March Madness as No. 10 seed

The Sooners have been in the field five of the past six years. Prior to last season, Rhode Island had not been to the tournament since 1999 when they lost to Charlotte in the first round. The knoc...

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Wales run in five tries against Italy

Wales run in five tries against Italy

While the Azzurri performance was again disappointing on the whole, Conor O'Shea's men did manage to finish with a flourish as Carlo Canna instigated a flowing attack that ended in a try for Mattia ...

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Drew Mahowald: The Vikings and their Chances of Landing Drew Brees

Drew Mahowald: The Vikings and their Chances of Landing Drew Brees

And now we're getting reports of other teams reaching out to Brees. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero has reported that the Minnesota Vikings reached out to Tom Condon , Brees' agent. Teams like the ...

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Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at OH hospital

Thousands of eggs, embryos possibly damaged at OH hospital

The hospital hasn't said whether it would compensate about 700 affected patients, who are being notified through letters and telephone calls. Women freeze eggs in order to postpone pregnancy until a l...

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Iranian FM due today on 4-day visit

Iranian FM due today on 4-day visit

The importance of peace in Afghanistan for stability and economic progress of the region was also discussed. Addressing the forum, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said in the seventy-year frien...

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Trial court sends Karti Chidambaram to Tihar Jail for 12 Days

Trial court sends Karti Chidambaram to Tihar Jail for 12 Days

The CBI Special Judge, Sunil Rana , denied the request for a separate cell and washroom, saying it would lead to Karti being "treated differently than other accused persons", quoted News18. "They roa...

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PDP drops J&K Finance Minister Haseeb Ahmed Drabu

PDP drops J&K Finance Minister Haseeb Ahmed Drabu

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) sent a letter to Raj Bhavan, informing Governor NN Vohra about Drabu's removal from the state cabinet. Speaking on the occasion, NC Provincial President...

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15 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

15 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

It showed. He was as popular in the latter years as he was in the 1960s when he became a household name thanks to his stand-up routines, his tickling sticks and his Diddy Men. Those who worked with hi...

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Scientists Warn of Danger of Pandemic Caused by Mysterious New Disease

Scientists Warn of Danger of Pandemic Caused by Mysterious New Disease

Each year the Geneva-based organisation, which is charged with monitoring and safeguarding world health , convenes a high-level meeting of senior scientists to list diseases that pose a serious ...

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URI Edged by Davidson 58-57 in A-10 Championship

URI Edged by Davidson 58-57 in A-10 Championship

The Selection Committee just revealed it during an interview on TBS. The Rams had possession for the remainder of the game, but Stanford Robinson missed a baseline jumper, and after the rebound went o...

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