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American Red Cross makes urgent request for blood and platelet donations

This winter's weather has tremendously impacted blood donations, having nationally caused over 150 blood drives to cancel. The Red Cross says th...

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Theresa May's chaotic Cabinet reshuffle: Brandon Lewis appointed Conservative Party chairman

The move comes as part of an ongoing reshuffle which is expected to see around half a dozen Cabinet ministers move positions or be sacked today ...

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HP to offer replacement for 50000 faulty laptop batteries

In total, HP intends to recall 50,000 batteries. This follows eight reports of lithium-ion batteries overheating and/or melting, and in one ca...

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England name Stokes in T20I squad for triangular series

Mark Wood and Sam Billings return after missing the T20s against West Indies at the end of the summer. He has been included, however, unlike a...

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Schools closed, delayed, Monday due to icy conditions

Johnston County Schools will be closed for students with an optional teacher workday on a two-hour delay. Carteret County Schools will also b...

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India Inc expects 2017-18 GDP growth to be above 6.5 percent

The government estimated that gross value added (GVA), which is GDP minus net taxes, will grow at 6.1 percent in 2017-18. The GDP growth rat...

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Samsung's new flagship processor is optimised for AI

While the Exynos 9810 chipset would power the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus handsets sold in most markets, the USA and Chinese versions of the devices...

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Jeff Sessions Fulfills Dream of Cracking Down on Legal Weed

When he rescinded the Justice Department's previous guidance on marijuana, Attorney General Jeff Sessions left the issue to a mix of prosecu...

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US Attorney General Ends Obama Marijuana Policy

Since 2014, Congress has attached amendments to the Justice Department budget forbidding interference with laws in states that allow medical mar...

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What Can We Expect After Eli Lilly (NYSE:LLY)'s Upgrade By Argus?

Utah-based Utah Retirement Sys has invested 0.35% in Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY). The stock increased 0.88% or $0.755 during the last tradi...

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Four people detained after fatal hot air balloon crash

Hot air balloon incidents have occurred in the past over ancient Luxor. The remaining two South African citizens - both 24-year-old women - su...

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Avoid romaine lettuce for now, Consumer Reports says

Here government health officials are still investigating the outbreaks and have made no suggestions regarding romaine lettuce consumption. Eve...

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Romaine lettuce linked to E. coli outbreak, CDC says

One person has died. The CDC's report adds that the outbreak began in mid-November and is still being tested to see if the Canadian E. Coli ...

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Health Alert: What you need to know before donating blood

The Red Cross is starting off the new year with a critically low supply of blood. Every two seconds, a patient in the United States needs a bloo...

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Drinking too Much Alcohol Can Seriously Damage Your DNA

Drinking alcohol may cause irreversible damage to the DNA of stem cells and increase the risk of developing certain cancers, a new study has rev...

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Gov. Cooper: Hundreds of crashes, several fatalities linked to winter storm

As the storm moved north along the East Coast, parts of the Outer Banks were hit with hurricane force winds. Forecasters are calling for betwe...

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Supermoon: New Yr's Day 'wolf moon' will probably be first of 2018

For the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, the eclipse will already be underway as the Moon rises. A supermoon is a moon...

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Florida sees snow for first time in 29 years

In Orlando, Florida's largest theme parks announced that water attractions such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay and ...

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Herdsmen Attacks - Buhari Sends Minister to Benue, Pledges Justice

President to put an end to it". Q: What are you doing about Benue? "We express our condolences to our people in Benue State over the recent ...

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Nigerian Army claims Boko Haram factional leader 'fatally injured' in Lake Chad

Nwachukwu said the Chibok girl was rescued in Pulka alongside a 14-year old girl who was also kidnapped by Boko Haram. The Kanamma raid took p...

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Harlon Barnett to leave MSU for Florida State

Barnett is leaving his alma mater after 11 seasons as an assistant for the Spartans' defense. On Friday, FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman reportedl...

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Public Health Grand Rounds | CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC's briefing comes amid increasing threat of a nuclear attack by North Korea with its leader Kim Jong Un threatening in his New Year's sp...

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8 out of 9 overdosed backpackers in Perth must pay medical bills

Health Minister Roger Cook said the prospect of a "bad batch" of drugs in Perth was worrying. "We hope these patients appreciate the care they...

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Dallas County health director forced out after harassment allegation surfaces

Dallas County Health and Human Services director Zachary Thompson was scheduled to retire at the end of the month but was forced out early, acco...

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Unveiled - First bionic hand with a sense of touch

The recipient was named as Almerina Mascarello, a woman in her 50s who is a resident of the northern Veneto region and who lost her left hand in...

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Could climate change kill chocolate?

The cacao tree - which produces cocoa beans - can only grow within a narrow strip of rain forested land roughly 20 degrees north and south of ...

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Ketchup packet diagnosed a woman with Crohn's disease for six years

A woman who had been diagnosed with Crohn's disease for about six years turned out to have a different sort of trouble . The woman insisted...

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E. coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

Canadian health authorities identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in Canada, but the investigation in the U.S.is still ongo...

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Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA, Increases Cancer Risk

Prof. Linda Bauld, Cancer Research UK's expert on cancer prevention, said: "This thought-provoking research highlights the damage alcohol...

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Facial yoga makes women look younger, new study claims

In an experiment conducted at Northwestern University in Chicago, researchers found that by embarking on a regular 30-minute facial exercise p...

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