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NFL Draft Order: Cowboys to select No. 19 in first round

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And with five picks in the first two rounds, the Browns better find their next quarterback or they might never. With the Texans' loss, the Browns locked up the No. Cleveland became the second team in National Football League history to finish a season 0-16, securing the No. 1 overall pick for the second consecutive season in the process. Read More »

President Buhari to broadcast to nation on Monday

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Mr Okpozo, 81, was appointed Chairman of the Nigerian Press Council. He was appointed to the board of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research. "The list was compiled in 2015 immediately after the election", said a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who added that he expected names of more dead people. Read More »

Trump ends terms of remaining members of HIV and AIDS council

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Established by President Bill Clinton in 1995, the council can have up to 25 members who are appointed to four-year terms by the secretary of health and human services in consultation with the White House. Though it is not unusual for incoming administrations to staff committees with members more in line with their political party (such as when former president Barack Obama cleaned house from the Bush administration), the Trump White House has sought massive cuts to HIV/AIDS programmes. Read More »

2017 was a 'nightmare year' for children in conflict, United Nations says

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UNICEF, or the United Nations Children's Fund, is a UN program that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers across the developing world. In Somalia, almost 1,800 children were recruited to fight in the first 10 months of the year. Around 220,000 children lived under constant threat of mines and under explosive remnants of war in eastern Ukraine. Read More »

IL among states with "widespread" flu activity

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports "influenza activity" is ticking up across the southern half of the U.S., with one strain (H3N2) responsible for the majority of the deadliest, most unsafe cases reported so far. Read More »

Canadian Blood Services needs more donors during holidays

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However, more new and returning donors are still needed to help fill 18,000 open appointments. He said the Red Deer blood donor clinic is closed on New Year's Day because the clinic is always closed on Monday. A New Liskeard Blood Donor Clinic will be open Thursday, December 28, from 2 p.m.to 7 p.m. and Friday, December 29, from 12 to 3 p.m.at Riverside Place in New Liskeard. Read More »

Library Of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Tweet

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This does not mean that the Library of Congress will stop keeping track of some tweets, merely that it won't be trying to log and archive all of them. "Tweets now are often more visual than textual, limiting the value of text-only collecting", the institution said. "As a result of the review, the Library has determined that its initial Twitter collection will consist of a twelve-year snapshot of the beginning of one of social media's most important and transformative communication tools". Read More »

Study says more pregnant women are smoking marijuana for morning sickness

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The new research from Kaiser Permanente suggests that women know that their doctors would not approve of their marijuana use: Less than half of the women that tested positive for marijuana copped to using it when asked in a survey. "Marijuana is [one of] the most commonly used illicit drugs during pregnancy, and its use is increasing", the study says. The letter said, "use among females younger than 18 years to age 24 years of age increased the most, from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent for ... Read More »

Gaming disorder to be named mental condition

The classification is part of a World Health Organization document that's been under review for years and could be released next year. The consideration was revealed in a draft of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD ), which is not yet finalized but could recognize gaming as a disorder if it causes addictive behavior. Read More »

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, inducts 19 ministers

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Prominent dignitaries who attended the oath-taking ceremony included BJP veteran LK Advani, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh , Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar , Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. Nitin Patel will work as the deputy Chief Minister of the state. After the oath ceremony, Modi took to Twitter assuring the people of Gujarat that the BJP government will leave no stone unturned in further developing the state, which the party has ruled since ... Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Christmas Eve, be careful traveling

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As we dream about a white Christmas , some will see that dream turn into a reality Christmas morning! Highs: Low to mid 40s. The highs on Sunday are expected in the mid- to upper 30s. With clearing skies expected late tonight , re-freezing of surfaces and black ice will cause hazardous road conditions, especially across inland areas where temps just made it above freezing with plenty of standing water. Read More »

Map: See how far Thomas Fire zone would extend in San Jose

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That was 154 acres larger than California's previous fire record holder, the 2003 Cedar fire in San Diego County. In an update issued Saturday evening, fire officials said the blaze was being fought on National Forest System lands and away from the coastal urban enclaves it once plowed through. Read More »

What's for Christmas? $300k in marijuana, says elderly couple

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Paul Vrbka told the Times the Jirons' Toyota Tacoma was going over the center line on Interstate 80 and the driver failed to signal. Authorities estimated the marijuana transported by an elderly couple earlier this week had a street value of $336,000, according to the York News Times . Read More »

Eating Fresh Tomatoes and Apples Can Slow Down Lung Damage

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For smokers who've managed to quit, the road to fully repairing lungs damaged by the habit may seem like a long one. The protective effect surfaced only with fresh fruit and vegetables, not in cooked dishes, like tomato sauce, nor in processed foods containing fruits and vegetables. Read More »

Everything you need to know about Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's Dehli reception

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They danced with nearly every guest present and looked happy as ever. Well, the PM got two attractive roses for Virat and Anushka and the couple couldn't stop smiling on receiving the gifts. Gurdas Maan was singing for everyone and his tunes were catchy enough. In a video, Anushka was also seen dancing with Dhawan, which was a delight to watch for all the guests. Read More »

Papa John's founder exiting as CEO weeks after National Football League comments

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John Schnatter , Founder, Chairman and CEO of Papa John's International, Inc., with a display of pizzas to celebrate the grand opening of Papa John's 4000th restaurant on Friday Sept. "Leadership starts at the top and this is an example of poor leadership", Schnatter said, noting he thought the issue had been "nipped in the bud" a year and a half ago . Read More »

Florida State vs. Southern Miss

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Head coach Jimbo Fisher departed for Texas A&M prior to the regular season finale against Louisiana Monroe , a game that was postponed from September due to Hurricane Irma and the Seminoles won to reach a.500 record. The Seminoles have replaced him with Willie Taggart form OR, considered one of the best young coaches in the country. Three schools that were eligible to be selected to play in a bowl game will be watching from home while FSU plays in the Independence Bowl. Read More »

Montana officials report increase in influenza cases

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A total of 303 cases were reported during the week ending on December 1, and 204 cases were reported during the week ending on November 25. Although the county has plenty vaccine to go around, Thompson said it seems that fewer people are getting flu vaccinations this year. Read More »

Toys R Us could go into administration

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It has already announced a plan to close 26 United Kingdom branches for the loss of 800 jobs; this move could see the company's entire workforce of 3,200 on the scrapheap, just in time for Christmas. PPF is open to changing its vote if Toys "R" Us U.K. comes up with an "acceptable" way of tackling the pension shortfall, it said in a December 19 letter to Field. Read More »

Health officials say flu now widespread in CT

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However, now the Joint Task Force On Practice Parameters says that people with egg allergies don't need to take special precautions. To determine if the vaccine was risky for people with egg allergies, Kelso and his colleagues pored through the medical literature and found 28 studies with data from 4,315 egg allergic patients, including 656 who were severely allergic. Read More »

Marvin Lewis Reportedly Plans On Leaving Bengals After Season

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In a victory that was as important as it was euphoric, the Vikings beat the Cincinnati Bengals 34-7, drubbing a dilapidated and disinterested Bengals team to improve to 11-3. Dalton threw two picks - former Bengals cornerback Terence Newman posted the second one - and the Bengals went just 1-for-13 on third downs. The Vikings have averaged 132.2 rushing yards per game and allowed an average of 60.7 rushing yards per game this season. Read More »

Congress to oppose triple talaq bill if it violates SC judgment

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This proposed Muslim Woman Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill will adjudicate all cases of instant triple talaq across the country except the Jammu and Kashmir. because Parliament session is on, I can not give details of the Bill", Prasad said. "We welcome this Bill, and we would want this to be discussed in Parliament and opened for wider consultations", said BMMA chief Zakia Soman who has been at the forefront of demands for reforms in Muslim personal law. Read More »

Jazz will re-evaluate Rudy Gobert (knee) in two weeks

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He recently missed 11 games with a bone bruise in his right knee. The big center is known for his defensive impact, and the stats show exactly that. The Vertical reported that he underwent an MRI after the game. Gobert's had good luck in that neither knee injury was too serious, but bad luck because this keeps happening. With a record of 14-15, the Jazz now holds the ninth seed in the Western Conference. Read More »

Stop the flu before it stops you

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Since influenza virus can spread easily through coughing or sneezing, it is also important that family members and people in regular contact with high risk individuals get an influenza vaccine. With flu season upon us, along comes a troubling article in The New England Journal of Medicine . The vaccine is the same formula that was used during Australia's most recent flu season- which is similar to what the US will face. Read More »

US Envoy Says Has 'Irrefutable Evidence' Iran Violating UN Restrictions

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also took to twitter to compare Haley's allegations against Iran to those of former United States secretary of defense, Colin Powell, who alleged in 2003 that former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, was hiding weapons of mass destruction in order to make a case for attacking the country. Read More »

ADB lowers India's GDP forecast for FY-18 to 6.7 per cent

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ADB raised the Philippine Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecasts from 6.5 percent to 6.7 percent for 2017, and from 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent for 2018. Exports are thus expected to continue as a key factor fuelling the country's economic growth in 2018. Other reasons, ADB said, included a positive net exports growth in the January-to-September period and robust business-process outsourcing, finance and real-estate services growth, which accounts for almost 60 percent of Philippine GDP. Read More »