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Santa's Parade of Lights to take over downtown Edmonton

Santa's Parade of Lights to take over downtown Edmonton

Santa will ride in the historic Jaycee's sleigh in the Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees. The route runs along Monroe, starting at Michigan Ave. Clair Catholic District School...

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D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery

Here, from the game against the Jazz, is how Russell was injured. After scoring in double figures in 10 of the first 11 games of the season, he's scored 10 points or less in three of his last four, in...

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Waikato family responding to treatment after eating potentially contaminated wild boar

Waikato family responding to treatment after eating potentially contaminated wild boar

The public health investigation is ongoing after the three family members were found unconscious in their home last week after possibly eating contaminated wild boar. Doctors are understood to be puzz...

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No, there hasn't been a successful human head transplant

No, there hasn't been a successful human head transplant

Professor Sergio Canavero, chief of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, said the operation was carried out by a team led by Dr. Xiaoping Ren, who previous year successfully grafted a head onto...

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OSCE watchdog slams Unites States, Russia for 'foreign agent' media laws

OSCE watchdog slams Unites States, Russia for 'foreign agent' media laws

The justice ministry yesterday said it had already contacted US-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to tell them they risked being forced to label themselves as "foreign agents...

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National Green Tribunal tells Delhi schools, colleges to harvest rainwater

National Green Tribunal tells Delhi schools, colleges to harvest rainwater

Failure to comply within the stipulated period would carry a fine - "environmental compensation" - of Rs5 lakh, the NGT said. "If the committee finds upon inspection that it is impossible to install...

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Schumacher Ferrari fetches record $7.5 million at Sotheby's

Schumacher Ferrari fetches record $7.5 million at Sotheby's

Michael Schumacher's Monaco Grand Prix-winning racing auto has sold in NY for $7.5 million (€6.35 million), auction house Sotheby's said, setting the world record for a modern-era Formula One vehic...

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The tax cuts and jobs act

The tax cuts and jobs act

The 401 (k) and the charitable deductions provisions in the tax code remain to protect and promote savings for retirement and the AMT tax is completely eliminated, which now affects tens of thousand...

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UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

UNSC fails to adopt resolution on Syria chemical attacks probe

Russian Federation has vetoed nine resolutions on Syria since the conflict started in 2011, including blocking an initial USA bid on October 24 to renew the JIM, saying it wanted to wait for the relea...

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Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season

Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season

Health officials recommend that everyone 6 months of age and older get vaccinated. The individual did not receive this year's flu vaccine. Workers at the Missoula Urban Indian Health Center are em...

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Windy, rainy weekend weather ends with snowy for Central New York

Windy, rainy weekend weather ends with snowy for Central New York

A strong cold front will cross the state on Saturday . Gusty winds around 40 miles per hour will be possible at times Friday night into Saturday night. We'll stay dry during the daytime period, b...

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Weinstein-accuser Rose McGowan surrenders to police over 'drugs offence'

Weinstein-accuser Rose McGowan surrenders to police over 'drugs offence'

The charges against the actor stems from a police investigation into her personal belongings which she left behind on a flight early this year. After disembarking, Rose noticed her wallet was missin...

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Help for smokers who want to quit available Thursday

Help for smokers who want to quit available Thursday

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of almost 2 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. This year's Grea...

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Amish gene can make them live 10 years longer and avoid diabetes

Amish gene can make them live 10 years longer and avoid diabetes

The gene is called SERPINE1, and is known to make a protein that promotes ageing , known as PAI-1. Those in the Amish families lucky enough to inherit this mutation live more than 10 percent long...

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Maiduguri: Multiple Bomb Attacks Kill 18

Maiduguri: Multiple Bomb Attacks Kill 18

Isuku said those injured were rushed to the University of Maiduguri teaching hospital and the State Specialist Hospital for medical attention. Victor Isukwu, spokesman of the Nigeria police force ...

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Kejriwal and Khattar vow to curb pollution

Kejriwal and Khattar vow to curb pollution

The revelation, which has put the Delhi government "in a spot", comes at a time when the national capital is battling smog and pollution. According to reports, the RTI filed by Sanjeev Jain reveal...

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U.S. expands hoverboard recall after battery pack causes another house fire

U.S. expands hoverboard recall after battery pack causes another house fire

CPSC says that the scooters' lithium-ion battery packs can overheat , which can start fires, most of which have occurred when the devices are charging. In May 2017, CPSC issued its first warning abo...

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Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines

Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines

So, (the new guidelines) also included home monitoring. "Yes, we will label more people hypertensive and give more medication, but we will save lives and money by preventing more strokes, cardiovasc...

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TMZ: Charles Manson hospitalized, source says

TMZ: Charles Manson hospitalized, source says "it's just a matter of time"

Manson is serving multiple life sentences at a California state prison after he was convicted in 1971 of instructing his cult followers to murder seven people, including actress Sharon Tate. Grocers L...

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FDA Approves First Digital Pill

FDA Approves First Digital Pill

That's a lot of moving parts, but the problem it aims to address is a real ( and expensive ) one: nonadherence , which is the term for patients not following through with prescribed treatment. Dr. Mi...

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Nicki Minaj Got Her Own

Nicki Minaj Got Her Own "Break the Internet" Cover and It's Incredible

Another Minaj, in a scantily clad pink dress, stands above her and gropes her breast. In the images, shot by photographer Ellen von Unwerth , three different versions of the rapper pose on the co...

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Minimum alcohol pricing set to come into force in Scotland

Minimum alcohol pricing set to come into force in Scotland

Price hike: Alcohol will cost at least 50p a unit in Scotland. Minimum unit pricing will save the lives of hundreds of Scots and improve the lives of thousands more. He said Scotland now has more outl...

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Airtel completes secondary share sale in Infratel

Airtel completes secondary share sale in Infratel

The share touched its 52-week high Rs 482.80 and 52-week low Rs 281.75 on 17 October, 2017 and 28 February, 2017, respectively. With this movement, the share price of Bharti Infratel tumbled by ...

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India's malnutrition disease burden 12 times higher than China

India's malnutrition disease burden 12 times higher than China

The goal of this Initiative, which was launched in October 2015, was to produce the best possible state-level disease burden and risk factors trends from 1990 onward as part of the Global Burden of Di...

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Stop misuse of antibiotics - Combat resistance

Stop misuse of antibiotics - Combat resistance

Dr John Bonning, from the Council of Medical Colleges, said a growing number of infections were becoming harder to treat as the antibiotics used for them became less effective. "Antibiotics are import...

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Majidi's Film to Open India Festival

Majidi's Film to Open India Festival

Reacting to the decision taken by the Government of India to ban those movies, veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal backed Ghosh and said that the government should not support those people, who do not wan...

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Presidency celebrates Buhari's title as leader of Igbo people

Presidency celebrates Buhari's title as leader of Igbo people

I want to assure you that we will deliver on our promises. Ebonyi State Commissioner of Police, Mr Titus Lamorde, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki,...

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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck auditioned for Robin in Tim Burton's Batman

Neither Affleck nor Damon got cast in the role, but as everyone remembers, Robin was nowhere to be found in the movie. Ben Affleck , Will Arnett, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Ty Burrell, Billy ...

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FDA Warns Of Injury, Death With Herbal Supplement Kratom

He said that calls to USA poison control centers involving kratom increased 10-fold between 2010 and 2015, and that the herb is associated with side effects including seizures , liver damage and wi...

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A cup of coffee a day keeps heart disease away

A cup of coffee a day keeps heart disease away

Kyla Lara at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY and her team have analysed data on diet and heart health from more than 15,000 people over the age of 45. Researchers at the University of Colorado studied...

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