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US Life Expectancy Is Projected to Fall Even Further Behind Other Countries

The researchers expect the spike in life expectancy to be highest in South Korea - where women are projected to live to a record 90.8 years - and lowest in the U.S., Sweden, Greece, Japan, Serbia and Macedonia. "Many people used to believe that 90 years is the upper limit for life expectancy, but this research suggests we will break the 90-year barrier," said lead author Majid Ezzati, a professor in the School of Public Health at Imperial College in a statement". Read More »

[Tweets & Photos] Chelsea Players Celebrate After Beating Swansea To Go 11 Clear


In the 19th minute, Chelsea deservedly went 1-0 up as Fabregas marked his 300th Premier League appearance with a cool finish off Pedro Rodriguez's pass. Pedro , cutting in from the right, curled a low shot toward the bottom left corner. We did some analysis of Leicester on video and at the training ground, but otherwise all the focus has been on Chelsea . Read More »

Veteran Nick Mangold released by Jets

My family and I will always be grateful to Mr. Johnson and the entire organization for making me a Jet. Long-time Jets center Nick Mangold was released by the team Saturday. The 11-year veteran, who played his entire career in NY, told the media he is not retiring despite his release. Unfortunately nothing lasts forever and the Jets will concentrate on replacing Nick, whether that be internally with Wesley Johnson or by targeting someone like Pat Elflein in the draft. Read More »

Officers search woods off I-95 in connection to Peabody murders


Michael Hebb, 45, of Peabody, was arraigned on Tuesday after being taken into custody without incident. The couple were involved in a romantic relationship, according to Essex D.A. Police said Doughty is still at large. During the unsafe ride in which Doughty is believed to have stopped at multiple liquor stores and been drinking while he drove, Kenneth Metz alleges Doughty spoke of the killings. Read More »

Eat more fruit and vegetables for a longer life


From an analysis of 95 studies assessing the health benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption, researchers found that eating 800 grams of fruits and vegetables daily - or around 10 portions of 80 grams - was associated with the lowest risk of disease and premature death. Read More »

Gov. Snyder still has concerns with income tax cut


The border tax would apply to imports coming into the United States, but would exclude exports from being taxed. "All of our competitors have this kind of a tax". House Republicans have significantly revised their income tax cut plan, proposing to drop the 4.25 percent rate to 3.9 percent over four years and no longer calling for the tax to be phased out entirely over decades. Read More »

Cats do not cause mental illness, new study says

Studies in the past have suggested that those who grow up with cats are more likely to contract the parasite Taxoplasma gondii ( T. gondii ) because felines are primary hosts. This finding in a large, representative sample did not change when we used statistical techniques to account for missing data and alternative explanations. Read More »

Blac Chyna Shares Her Latest Baby Weight Loss Milestone

Rumors are swirling Blac Chyna is pregnant again. Despite the chaos of their lives and constant break up rumors, Rob and Blac Chyna would have loved for their daughter Dream to meet her late grandfather. According to Gossip Cop , these baby bump reports are completely false. The "Lashed" salon owner posted in a Snapchat story Tuesday night that her weight has dropped from 190 to 152, that's a lot of pounds in a little bit of time! Kim Kardashian and Blac Chyna are ruthlessly ... Read More »

The president of Iceland wants to ban pineapple on pizza

Jóhannesson has denounced the delicious pizza topping that is pineapple. Understandably, Twitter and half the world's online media went into overdrive. Jóhannesson recently revealed his distaste for pineapple as a pizza topping when taking questions from students at a local high school. "I am glad I do not hold such power". Read More »

Lakers name Magic Johnson president of basketball operations, dump GM Mitch Kupchak


We're grateful for the terrific contributions Magic has made to our National Basketball Association coverage and we wish him all the best. It will be up to Johnson and his hand-picked general manager to help the Lakers catch up. This new direction also signified the end of the Mitch Kupchak and Jim Buss era. So, in response, the Lakers gave a combined $35 million a year for the next four seasons to Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng - two players in their 30s who have, halfway into the first ... Read More »

Bull roams streets of Queens for 2 hours, evades police capture


A bull broke loose from captivity in April 2016, eventually winding on up the York College CUNY campus before being captured. A bull that ran loose for a short time in a New York City borough has died before it could be rescued. In the second case, comedian Jon Stewart took possession of the bull and transferred it to an animal sanctuary he owns. The Daily News reported the cow died after it was tranquilized by police. Read More »

Bodies of 74 migrants found on Libyan shore

Photographs posted by the Zawiya Red Crescent on Facebook and Twitter showed a long row of black and white body bags lined up near the water's edge. Local authorities will take the bodies to a cemetery in the capital, Tripoli, for identification purposes. Read More »

New study ranks Atlanta congestion among worst in the world

Only drivers in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco spent more time in traffic than you did. "If you look at the average cost [of traffic congestion] in the United Kingdom of £968, and compare this with the average insurance premium it's significantly more". Read More »

TN Governor Asks For 'Facts' on What Happened During Trust Vote


Mr Palaniswami said "former Chief Minister Amma (Jayalalithaa) has already fulfilled 11 poll promises during her tenure". The House was adjourned twice as protesting DMK MLAs heckled the speaker. Officials also shared that once a policeman in khaki enters the assembly, he stops being one anymore and can report only to the Speaker. "Without a secret ballot there is no possibility of any cross voting by the members of Palaniswami camp". Read More »

Iraq Forces Storm Key Village In Mosul


Iraq's Federal Police is leading the offensive to move up from the south of Mosul. The offensive was announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday morning. "The isolation phase has been going on for some time now", Mattis said. Following months of bloody fighting, they succeeded in reclaiming the eastern half of the city, trapping ISIS fighters and civilians in an enclave on the western bank of the Tigris. Read More »

Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I Match, Sri Lanka in Australia, 2017

The third Twenty 20 global between hosts Australia and Sri Lanka will take place at Adeliade Oval in Adeliade, on February 22. The top scorer from Australia was skipper Finch who made 43 off 34 balls. Australia surprisingly elected to leave out spinner Adam Zampa despite his strong showing in Melbourne and the success of tweakers during the women's worldwide on the same pitch earlier on Sunday. Read More »

Lincoln's Cowley masterminds seismic Cup shock at Burnley

However, Barton put in a host of poor performances under Mark Warburton before being banished to the shadows for a bust-up with the manager and fellow players. Burnley manager Sean Dyche made six changes and it was quickly clear that his side were in for a scrap as Lincoln's Nathan Arnold squared for Jack Muldoon to sweep a first-time shot over the bar. Read More »

Two new polls find wildly different Trump approval ratings


This latest poll came shortly after the Gallup poll found Trump's approval rating stands at 39 percent. Less than a month after Donald Trump took office, the public's initial impressions of the new president are strongly felt, deeply polarized and far more negative than positive, a Pew Research Center poll released Thursday shows. Read More »

Trump's choice for national security adviser turned down offer


That is already proving harder than anticipated, as the regime's first choice for the job, well-respected Navy SEAL and current vice admiral Robert Harward , gave the White House a fast "thanks, but no thanks". Third, the Financial Times , Washington Post , CNN , and other news outlets are reporting that Harward turned down the offer in part because Trump wouldn't let him fire several officials that Flynn had hired for his staff and install his own team instead. Read More »

Siliq Approved for Plaque Psoriasis

Plaque psoriasis is the most common form of psoriasis, and causes patients to develop thick, red skin with flaky, silver-white scales. The approval is based on 3 clinical studies that showed 50% of patients who used Siliq achieved total skin clearance within a year. Read More »

Penne saving: polite children secure discount at Italian restaurant


The caption reads: "It happens so seldom!" It's a well-known, stereotypical scene: Italian children plaguing customers' lunches at restaurants with their rowdy behaviour under the benevolent glance of their parents. The discount did not go unnoticed as The Guardian reported that the family left a big tip. "It was totally wonderful to see how they interacted with each other at that table, with so much decorum", Ferrari told the newspaper. Read More »

Spotify Relocating Its US Headquarters

The company will occupy 378,000 square feet in the new Fumihiko Maki-designed building owned by Silverstein Properties. Digital music company Spotify USA is expanding and relocating its Manhattan office from Chelsea to the World Trade Center, expecting to add 1,000 jobs, the company and New York Gov. Read More »

Flu vaccine is 48% effective this season, CDC says

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. If you fall into this age range, it's important to know how to protect yourself from the flu. While the most common month for peak influenza activity is January, a year ago it came in March, said Lynnette Brammer, a CDC epidemiologist. While 145 million doses of the vaccine have been distributed in the USA, only a little more than one-third of children and adults under age 65 were immunized by early November. Read More »

American stress is on the rise

In 2016, the American Psychological Association found that stress levels were picking up in intensity prior to the presidential election. Furthermore, around 66 percent of US adults are stressed about the country's future, 57 percent about the political climate, and other 49 percent about the outcome of this presidential election. Read More »

ADHD a brain disorder, not result of bad parenting

The study was paid for by the National Institutes of Health and was published online Wednesday in the journal, Lancet Psychiatry . "Future meta-analyses and mega-analyses will need to investigate medication effects as well as the developmental course of volumetric differences in this disorder". Read More »

Laidlaw ruled out for rest of 2017 Championship


The injury robs head coach Vern Cotter of both Laidlaw's leadership skills and his abilities as a kicker. A scan undertaken at his club, Gloucester, confirmed he suffered ligament damage and the 31-year-old will see a specialist later in the week to determine how long he will spend out. Read More »

Co-owner of Lawrence's 1900 Barker named James Beard semifinalist


Highlands Bar and Grill is a semifinalist for the country's most outstanding restaurant . This is the first James Beard nomination for Skokan, who also runs Bramble & Hare in Boulder. Semifinalists for the Foundation's restaurant and chef awards are selected from 24,000 online entries, a process that's overseen by a committee of industry professionals. Read More »

Killed, 2 Sickened by Disease Linked to Rat Urine: NYC Health Officials


It's already rare for humans to catch leptospirosis , but person-to-person transmission isn't common either, the department says. This illness can be serious but is treatable with readily available antibiotics. It enters through the body either through cuts or through the eyes, nose or mouth. The bacterial disease is spread through the urine of infected animals. Read More »