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World Powers Warn Iran, Saudi Arabia Not To Meddle In Lebanon

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri revoked his resignation Tuesday following a consensus deal reached with rival political parties, marking an end to one of the most weird interludes in Lebanese politics. In his resignation statement Hariri accused Tehran and Hezbollah - which has ministers in the Lebanese government - of destabilising the country and region. Read More »

Delhi Max hospital licence cancelled after newborn baby dies

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In a clear case of negligence, the doctors at Max Hospital had wrongly declared a baby dead, along with his stillborn twin; they had handed over the bodies of infants in a polybag to the family. "Whereas we don't wish to interfere in day-to-day functioning of pvt hospitals, however, open loot or criminal negligence by any hospital won't be tolerated". Read More »

Queen Biopic Finds New Director After Bryan Singer's Firing

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Malek complained to the studio about Singer's unprofessionalism, which included a spat between the two in which the director threw an object. Officials at 20th Century Fox fired Bryan Singer as director of the Freddie Mercury biopic " Bohemian Rhapsody " on Monday after he failed to show up for work on multiple occasions. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video now available on Apple TV in around 100 countries

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Customers can also enjoy Thursday Night Football live on Apple TV 4K and Apple TV. Apple's iPads have always been available for purchase on Amazon and Apple had ample leverage in the negotiations over the Prime Video app , so bet on Apple TV and Apple TV 4K becoming available on Amazon's retail channels at some point. Read More »

Yemeni women protest for body of slain leader Saleh

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He called for his father's backers to "take back Yemen from the Iranian Houthi militias". Houthi rebels in Yemen have held dozens of journalists captive for days at a television station in the capital and a media watchdog has demanded their immediate release. Read More »

Senior UN official in North Korea to meet top leaders

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U.N. Undersecretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman, center, poses with two unidentified accompanying colleagues upon arrival at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, Tuesday, Dec. The UN confirmed that he will be staying for four days, and will meet with several senior North Korean officials, including foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, and vice-minister Pak Myong Guk. Read More »

Number of flu cases already higher than past year

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Even worse, it appears the dominant strain will be H3N2, which can produce more severe illness, said Schaffner, an infectious disease specialist at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. As of November 25, 371 people across Canada have been hospitalized due to the flu and eight have died. The vaccination program ended a couple of weeks ago, and in addition to adults getting their shots, 1,890 Campbell County students also received a flu shot, said Nachelle McGrath, Campbell County ... Read More »

Apple may not need this supplier. Its stock crashes 23%

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Oddo Bhf set a €50.00 ($59.52) target price on Dialog Semiconductor and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. The rumor published that day noted that Apple was designing its own main power management chips for use in iPhones as early as in 2018, cutting dependence on Dialog Semiconductor. Read More »

Crimes Against Foreigners Increased in India in 2016, Shows Govt

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In the crimes against children , 145 cases were of kidnapping or abduction, 46 were of compelling girls for marriage. When it comes to sexual harassment, Andhra Pradesh, with 1,305 cases, is behind only three States in the country. Moreover, in the category of crimes registered under IPC Section 354 Orissa tops the list with a crime rate of 23.1, which is the highest in the country. Read More »

North Korea's Latest Missile Launch Could Have Hit the White House

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan also reprimanded their Democratic colleagues for not showing up, though it was possible to nearly miss their presence, sitting at far ends of the table. So what do Schumer and Pelosi have to lose by going to the mat against President Trump on this issue? Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "The President's invitation to the Democrat leaders still stands, and he encourages them to put aside their pettiness, stop ... Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel accepts Roy Moore invite after Twitter war

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He made it a mainstream issue, and he is credited to helping to defeat their disgusting attempt to repeal healthcare from a lot of people in this country. Moore has denied allegations of sexual misconduct and has sought to cast doubt on his accusers' stories. The Doug Jones campaign outraised Roy Moore's campaign by a wide margin during October and the first three weeks of November, Roll Call reported . Read More »

This year's flu season might not be welcoming, some medical experts apprise

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The peak of flu season has occurred anywhere from late November through March. The most advanced universal flu vaccine candidate is only in the earliest stages of human clinical trials, and others are still being tested in animals. MYTH 3: There's no point in getting the flu vaccine if it's later in the flu season. Not true. Although most people will feel generally bad, older people, young kids, pregnant women and people with underlying health issues are at a greater risk for ... Read More »

Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats

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Let the cat vs dog battle rage on. Scientists counted the number of neurons or brain cells in the brains of a variety of carnivores and found that dogs' brains have more than twice the number of neurons as cats' brains. The study also suggests that the ratio of neurons to brain size is lower for larger carnivores. They also found that the size of a brain isn't connected with the number of neurons. Read More »

Justice Department Charges Chinese Nationals for Hacking

The three workers were said to be in charge of a cyber security firm in China. Apart from Siemens and Moody's Analytics, the hackers allegedly targeted Trimble, a developer of Global Positioning System technology, in coordinated cyber-attacks between 2011 and this year. Read More »

Rep. John Conyers steps down as ranking member of House Judiciary Committee

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Conyers said Sunday he was stepping down because he didn't want the accusations against him to undermine his "colleagues in the Democratic Caucus". But separately, she tweeted, in reference to Conyers, that "no matter how great an individual's legacy, it is not a license for harassment". Conyers has admitted to making the payment to avoid public litigation, but has denied any sexual harassment claims. Read More »

Mata keen to extend long-term Manchester United stay

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United's last defeat at Old Trafford was against its rivals Manchester City on September 10, 2016. "When we're playing such attacking football, you might sacrifice some other things that you need". "Of course we try and play as good as possible, but the most important thing is to win games". Hughton's men are now on a five-match unbeaten run, which has seen them climb to ninth place in the table. Read More »

National Park Service extends public comment on raising park entrance fees

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The proposal , under Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, would raise vehicle entrance fees to $70, from $25 or $30 today. "All Americans should have access to these lands, especially communities that the service's surveys show have often been underrepresented, including inner city children and Hispanic-American and African-American populations". Read More »

Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm

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The study found that compared to non-coffee drinkers, those who consumed three cups of coffee each day appeared to reduce their risk of being diagnosed with heart problems. Drinking as many as seven cups a day was found to be beneficial. People who guzzle three to four cups of coffee a day benefit most from the hot drink's health benefits, according to a new study. Read More »

The Met Office issues Kent yellow weather warning for wind

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Strong winds are also expected which could add to the hard travel conditions. A few homes and businesses flooded. Many places within the warning area will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground. Heavy and persistent snow has been forecast north of the border up to and including the weekend, with up to two inches likely for many parts and up to eight inches on the highest ground, some forecasters have said. Read More »

Double standard for Bill Clinton

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These new allegations hail from the period following his 2001 departure from the White House, when he was working with millionaire playboy Ron Burkle . Asked directly if she believed Mr. Clinton should have stepped down at the time, Ms. Gillibrand took a long pause and said , "Yes, I think that is the appropriate response". Read More »

Friday Portland Metro Weather: Scattered showers with cloudy skies

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Temperatures will be much warmer though with highs in the mid to high 60s. Warm rain may begin to lightly fall as early as sunrise Saturday morning as temperatures climb from the lower 50s at daybreak to mid-60s by around 1 p.m.as the majority of the system moves from the northwest across the region. Read More »

Unemployment drops in LA and Orange counties

The two counties both had unemployment rates of 7 percent, tying for the state's second-highest rate during the month, according to figures released Friday by the S.C. It was also down from 5.1 percent a year ago. The biggest loss, 3,000 jobs, was in trade, transportation and utilities, which includes retail trade and warehousing. Read More »

High blood pressure minimum redefined in US

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Arizona State Univeristy College of Nursing and Health Innovation Clinical Professor Heather Ross specializes in cardiovascular care; here she provides details on what the change means and things you can do to decrease your risk. Yet, the change in guidelines does not come without a cost. Dr. Ayer said the change comes after years of new research. So, (the new guidelines) also included home monitoring. Read More »

3 more cases of Legionnaire's Disease confirmed in outbreak linked to Disneyland

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The towers reportedly had elevated levels of Legionella bacteria. The disease is a lung infection caused by inhaling air that contains water droplets contaminated with the bacteria. Legionnaires' disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by bacteria. Those who are affected might experience symptoms including diarrhea, high fever, cough, chest pain and shortness of breath. Read More »

Caught in multiple CD row, Hardik Patel alleges BJP of defaming him

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Check your room properly before starting your act. Hardik tells his followers if they want to forget all the harassment and again go back to them ( BJP ), it would be a big insult for the Patel community. Yet in practice, especially when there are political gains to be had, the BJP seems to live up to its image of not believe in the fundamental right. "No one has right to breach your privacy". Read More »

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

That information produced can also be accessed by caregivers and physicians through a web-based portal so they are able to keep track of the patients as well. Prior to initial patient use of the product, the patient's health care professional should facilitate use of the drug, patch, and app to ensure the patient is capable and willing to use the system. Read More »

Cost of diabetes epidemic reaches $850 billion a year

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These hormones may cause resistance to the actions of insulin and lead to higher blood sugar levels in women who have risk factors for diabetes . A pregnant woman with gestational diabetes does not present with any signs, but has high appetite, frequently feels thirsty, especially in the night and passes urine frequently. Read More »

Is your blood pressure too high?

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High blood pressure accounts for the second-largest number of preventable heart disease and stroke deaths in the United States, second only to smoking. Experts expect the new guidelines will greatly impact younger people, with high blood pressure expected to triple among men under 45 and double among women under 45. Read More »