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This Year's Deadly Flu Season Has Finally Peaked, CDC Says

This Year's Deadly Flu Season Has Finally Peaked, CDC Says

While that's cause for a celebration, flu numbers still remain near last year's peak. So far, more than 164 people have died from the flu and we've had more than 8,000 cases. "Then a few years lat...

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Britain to seek 'broadest, deepest' European Union trade deal

Mrs May used her keenly-awaited address at London's Mansion House to expand on how she sees Brexit unfolding. "More is needed to lift the fog of uncertainty and we welcome the PM's call to "get on...

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Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill

Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill

Ireland, bracing for the biggest snowfall since 1982, urged people to stay indoors from 1600 GMT on Thursday until 1200 on Friday in the southern province of Munster and eastern province of Leinster w...

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Election Watch: I can't be Intimidated by Anybody - INEC Chairman, Yakubu

Election Watch: I can't be Intimidated by Anybody - INEC Chairman, Yakubu

He said, "In 2019, the dates are February 16 and March 2; in 2023, the dates are February 18 and March 4". "In 2035, it is February 17 and March 3; in 2039, it is Feb.19 and March 5 and in 2043, it wi...

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Albright: Teaching The Second Amendment

Albright: Teaching The Second Amendment

I don't now have a gun, but I have carried one as a security guard. I know how to shoot, care for and safeguard handguns and rifles. A history professor at a NY state university blamed the National...

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Teen initially diagnosed with flu discovers he has cancer

Teen initially diagnosed with flu discovers he has cancer

Stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma has a 5-year survival rate of about 65% , but having B symptoms means Brady's cancer is more advanced and will require more intense treatment, according to the American...

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Storm Emma: When will the snow blasts and freezing winds end?

Several thousand households in Dublin and Kildare were without power on Thursday evening. Some 260 passengers were forced to sleep in Dublin Airport overnight. The weather front comes as the United ...

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US Flu Outbreak on Decline

US Flu Outbreak on Decline

The 2017-18 influenza season peaked in early February and is now on the decline, according to a data published by the CDC March 3. The CDC recommends that everyone aged 6 months and older get a f...

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High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

High Wind Warning in effect for Piedmont Triad

The National Weather Service issued a high wind warning in effect from 7 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday. A number trees have fallen as a result of the winds, like this one in Anne Arundel County. ...

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New system of classifying diabetes 'could revolutionise treatment'

New system of classifying diabetes 'could revolutionise treatment'

Mild form of diabetes developed by older people. This is because many among them are identified with Type 1 diabetes . The research used four cohort studies , totalling 14,775 patients, and analys...

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Michigan State Basketball: 5 bold predictions for 2018 Big Ten Tournament

Michigan State Basketball: 5 bold predictions for 2018 Big Ten Tournament

This team will be playing knowing that if they win, a matchup against an Ohio State squad that they already beat twice this season will be next. This year, the buildup to the first game has been l...

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Number of flu-related deaths in CT jumps to 105

Number of flu-related deaths in CT jumps to 105

Cuomo's office. Previously, it was limited in scope to certain age groups. Almost 18,300 people have been hospitalized. Also, since Cuomo signed an executive order in late January temporarily allowi...

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Four Aid Workers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks IDP Camp In Borno

Four Aid Workers Killed As Boko Haram Attacks IDP Camp In Borno

On Feb. 19, the terror group reportedly abducted 110 students from an all-girl college in Dapchi, a town in the northeastern state of Yobe. "The gallant troops killed 33 Boko Haram insurgents an...

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More than half of all LGBTQ teens have an eating disorder

More than half of all LGBTQ teens have an eating disorder

On average, 149 weeks pass before those experiencing eating disorder symptoms seek help. It's important to know what to look for in those who might be at risk for an eating disorder. "I've seen it c...

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Woman Breastfeeding on Indian Magazine Cover Garners Mixed Reactions

Woman Breastfeeding on Indian Magazine Cover Garners Mixed Reactions

In the past, brands such Gap have also featured models breastfeeding children in their ads. Another advocate, Jiyas Jamal from Aluva, lodged a complaint with the State Child Rights Commission agai...

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Wrong Patient Given Brain Surgery

Wrong Patient Given Brain Surgery

Hospital CEO Lily Koros said after investigations into the allegations that no such incident happened at KNH. Oh my God! Brain surgery on the wrong patient? The case happened when two patients wer...

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Gov. Scott in Tampa highlighting plan to keep FL students safe

Gov. Scott in Tampa highlighting plan to keep FL students safe

In an unusual move, Scott addressed the House and Senate, joined by Ryan Petty , whose 14-year-old daughter, Alaina, was among the 17 students and teachers killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Sch...

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Trump Nobel Nomination For 'Peace by Force' A Fake, Reports Say

Trump Nobel Nomination For 'Peace by Force' A Fake, Reports Say

News reports that an anonymous American nominated Donald for his "ideology of peace by force". " I can say that we have good reason to believe that [the nomination of Mr Trump] is a fake ", Nobel I...

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Government Unions Play Politics With Unconstitutional Dollars

Government Unions Play Politics With Unconstitutional Dollars

It has, after all, spent years building the case against it with its own hands. Clover is a part of American Federation of State , County and Municipal Employees Council 31 and the President of t...

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Deadly listeria outbreak linked to contaminated rockmelon

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to contaminated rockmelon

Ms Fullelove said the grower was devastated. In this instance, 10 elderly Australians were diagnosed with the infection, including six from NSW, after eating rockmelon and becoming ill between Janua...

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Russian Federation not asking Europe to lift sanctions, ready to resume cooperation - Lavrov

Russian Federation not asking Europe to lift sanctions, ready to resume cooperation - Lavrov

In a searing remark against the U.S., Lavrov also urged European citizens that they would themselves oppose U.S. attempts to deploy weapons of mass destruction on their territory, referring to America...

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There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good

There's Actually a Scientific Reason Why Your Selfies Don't Look Good

Phones are basically funhouse mirrors that distort reality, noses especially. Research distributed in 2014 by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery uncovered that one...

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No. 2 Michigan State beats Wisconsin, wraps up Big Ten

No. 2 Michigan State beats Wisconsin, wraps up Big Ten

The Badgers will meet top-seeded Michigan State at noon Friday. Wisconsin has increasingly played spoiler and competitive basketball as the season has progressed, winning four of its last five games. ...

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Schools Ban Backpacks To Make Students 'Feel Safe' After Mass Shooting

Schools Ban Backpacks To Make Students 'Feel Safe' After Mass Shooting

Dozens of police officers were on hand at the school, bringing with them dogs and horses to comfort the children - though some pupils expressed their discomfort at the military-style service weapons c...

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Non-Smokers Want Extra Free Days To Compensate For Smokers Daily Cigarette Breaks

Non-Smokers Want Extra Free Days To Compensate For Smokers Daily Cigarette Breaks

In all, 18.3 percent more nonsmokers suggested that those who do not take smoke breaks deserved at least one extra day of vacation. When it comes to what smokers would need to quit the habit: Women ...

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Big 10 tourney gets underway in Big Apple today

Big 10 tourney gets underway in Big Apple today

Gustafson, a two-time All-Big Ten honoree, ended the regular season ranked in the top-5 nationally in eight statistical categories. The second team is made up of Purdue's Vincent Edwards and ...

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Carvalho Suddenly Turns Down Job Running NYC Schools to Stay in Miami

Carvalho Suddenly Turns Down Job Running NYC Schools to Stay in Miami

Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced that he will turn down a job offer to become head of the New York City schools. He backed out of his agreement suddenly, surprisi...

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Sanders, Lee push for end to United States involvement in Yemen war

Sanders, Lee push for end to United States involvement in Yemen war

Bernie Sanders called the conflict in Yemen "unconstitutional and unauthorized" and joined two other senators in unveiling plans on Wednesday to use a decades-old law to force a Senate vote on whethe...

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Trump scrambles gun debate by backing Democratic proposals

Trump scrambles gun debate by backing Democratic proposals

In a televised White House meeting with Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday evening, the United States president urged lawmakers to back measures such as expanded background checks for gun bu...

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Browns willing to take calls on No. 1 pick

Browns willing to take calls on No. 1 pick

In an email to season ticket members, the Browns , who went 0-16 last season, said, "Last season was hard for all the members of our team including exceptional season ticket members like you who de...

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