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2.7 magnitude quake shakes the region

2.7 magnitude quake shakes the region

The quake was picked up locally in Amesbury at the middle school where teacher Gale Regis has a seismograph. Earthquakes below a 3.0 magnitude are considered low intensity and are felt "by very few ...

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Dads could be passing on genes that advance onset of ovarian cancer

Dads could be passing on genes that advance onset of ovarian cancer

Further sequencing enabled the identification of a previously unknown mutation on the X-chromosome that may be connected to cases of ovarian cancer that develop more than six years earlier than averag...

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Cuba embassy staff had concussion-like injury

Cuba embassy staff had concussion-like injury

In the meantime, the State Department issued a level 3 travel advisory to Cuba, recommending that Americans reconsider trips there due to " health attacks directed at U.S. The news and stories that...

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FG's move to hike fuel price thickens as scarcity persists

FG's move to hike fuel price thickens as scarcity persists

The Federal Government has given the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation till this weekend to clear petrol queues in filling stations across the federal capital and neighbouring states. "The NNPC ...

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Health Officials: 22 more die from flu in SC

Health Officials: 22 more die from flu in SC

Some county health directors have declined to disclose flu-related deaths, citing DHHS privacy policies. This includes all rural county health departments and health department clinics in Chattanooga-...

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Women Who Use Spray Cleaners May as Well Smoke Pack a Day

Women Who Use Spray Cleaners May as Well Smoke Pack a Day

While the cleaning agents apparently did not hurt men, they had a major negative effect on women's lungs. The average age of participants was 34 at the beginning of the study and the participants were...

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Flu vaccine just 25 percent effective against leading strain — CDC

Flu vaccine just 25 percent effective against leading strain — CDC

Even if this year's vaccine could only be 30 percent effective or less, Arnold says that is still better than no protection at all. Most flu vaccines are 40 to 60 percent effective, and this vac...

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Analysts' Activity: Infinity Property (IPCC)

Analysts' Activity: Infinity Property (IPCC)

Infinity Property (NASDAQ: IPCC ) 52-week high price stands at $110.63 and low price stands at $83.00, its price distance from 52-week high is 4% while its distance from 52-week low price is 38.61%. 1...

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Realty Income Corp (O) Shares Bought by Aperio Group LLC

The stock of Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, August 25 by BTIG Research. UBS downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Thursday, October 29 report. (NYSE:SLG)...

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FDA Approves Apalutamide, First Treatment for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (nmCRPC).

FDA Approves Apalutamide, First Treatment for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (nmCRPC).

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in United States men and approximately 10% to 20% of these cases are castration resistant, according to the National Cancer Institute at the Na...

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Best Companies to Work For 2018

Best Companies to Work For 2018

Rochester, N.Y. -based Wegmans , which has a store in the Colonnade in Patton Township, ranked No. 2. Great Place to Work then evaluates each company using a methodology based on five dimensions: cre...

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State asks Centre for Rs 200 crore as hailstorm comp

State asks Centre for Rs 200 crore as hailstorm comp

Vidarbha and Marathwada region witnessed heavy hailstorm activity and unseasonal rains on February 11 and 12. Due to this weather activity, Rabi crops sown in around 2 lakh hectares were completely de...

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Cauvery verdict: SC reduces allocation to TN to 177 TMC

Cauvery verdict: SC reduces allocation to TN to 177 TMC

Further the court held that the 1921 agreements on Cauvery water sharing can not be questioned now by Karnataka as it did not do so in 1947 nor in 1956. Of the total catchment area of 81,155 squar...

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Leafs trade forward Nikita Soshnikov to Blues for 4th-round pick

Leafs trade forward Nikita Soshnikov to Blues for 4th-round pick

Leivo and Martin might not be safe yet. That left the Leafs with three extra forwards and 23 available players, one over the limit. Soshnikov has seven goals, seven assists and 22 penalty minutes 70...

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Supreme Court issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

Supreme Court issues arrest warrants for Hussain Haqqani

The Federal Investigation Agency has reportedly asked Interpol to issue a red notice for Haqqani, who is accused of failing to comply with the court's order and appear before it in the "Memogate" cas...

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Nigeria Queries Delta Air Lines Officials Over Emergency Landing In Lagos

Nigeria Queries Delta Air Lines Officials Over Emergency Landing In Lagos

Flight tracking website FlightAware indicates the flight had only been in the air for a little less than an hour and a half, and had only traveled 29 of its roughly 5,800-mile journey, before one of...

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Low-Rewarding Stock to Observe: Cree, Inc. (CREE)

Cree, Inc. (CREE) stock price traded at a gap of 4.56% from an average price of last twenty days and stands at a distance of 0.29% away from it's an average price of recent fifty days. The firm has "U...

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Hope raised for Alzheimer's sufferers as disease 'is reversed in mice'

Hope raised for Alzheimer's sufferers as disease 'is reversed in mice'

The results found that as well as lowering beta-amyloid peptide levels, the animals displayed improvements in both learning and memory, suggesting something akin to a reversal of Alzheimer's related...

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Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president

Zuma railed against the African National Congress ( ANC ) for "recalling" him from office and threatening to oust him via a parliament no-confidence vote due on Thursday. "I'm being victimized here"...

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Pierce Brosnan could face jail time

Pierce Brosnan could face jail time

If Brosnan does not respond to the notice in 10 days, the actor could be fined up to 5,000 rupees - roughly 78 dollars - or face up to two years in jail. Areca nut (supari) in pan masala has cancer ca...

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Litecoin is sinking after the cryptocurrency's first competing fork is announced

Litecoin is sinking after the cryptocurrency's first competing fork is announced

This gave it a LTC/BTC trading price of $0.0235 BTC, higher than what it achieved in July 2015, at 0.0280 BTC. Dogecoin (DOGE) traded up 4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0055 or 0.00000064...

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Flu shots reduced risk of illnesses by 36% this year

Flu shots reduced risk of illnesses by 36% this year

There have been two pediatric deaths in Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. One bright point for parents of young kids: Children ages 6 months to 8 years responded signif...

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Medical marijuana sales in western Pennsylvania begin Thursday morning

Medical marijuana sales in western Pennsylvania begin Thursday morning

Over 4,000 patients in Pennsylvania have been certified by a doctor so far. Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana in the spring of 2016 and has adhered to a plan to make it available to people wh...

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Under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 4 dead

Under-construction building collapses in Bengaluru, 4 dead

Many are feared to be trapped in the collapse. Mayor Sampath Raj told TNM, "Three people have died". Police and State's Disaster Relief Force has been put to work with immediate effect which was lat...

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Tinubu Meets With APC's National Working Committee

Tinubu Meets With APC's National Working Committee

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC ), Bola Tinubu , has expressed sympathy with the ruling party. Acknowledging that there had been issues to tackle, Tinubu said, "The sol...

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Eating ultra-processed foods like cakes and sausages can give you cancer

Eating ultra-processed foods like cakes and sausages can give you cancer

A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods people ate, the greater their risk of cancer. However, further studies would be needed in other populations to confirm the results. Touvier al...

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FDA Clears First Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions

FDA Clears First Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions

The FDA approved the marketing of the first blood test to assess concussion in adults, known as the Brain Trauma Indicator. A CT scan or MRI would still be needed if a patient experiences major chan...

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Philippines Objects to China's Attempt to Name Benham Rise Features

Philippines Objects to China's Attempt to Name Benham Rise Features

Lorenzana noted that the Spratly Islands features have Chinese, Vietnamese and Philippine names. The idea was first raised by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday. The SCUFN selects the n...

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Acetylene leak suspected in deadly Cochin Shipyard blast

Acetylene leak suspected in deadly Cochin Shipyard blast

Detailed technical investigations will be carried out by DG Shipping and Factories and Boilers Department. The police forensic experts who boarded the ship on Wednesday said the acetylene could have...

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Man Undergoes Hormone Therapy To Breastfeed His Baby

Man Undergoes Hormone Therapy To Breastfeed His Baby

Her partner was pregnant but didn't want to breastfeed, and she was hoping to take on the role, the authors wrote. They also upped her hormone intake, and used a breast pump to stimulate productio...

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