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Trump Trades Blows with Canada

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This decision appears even more fraught given the US administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them. Canada says the United States is breaking WTO rules in myriad ways, including by retroactively applying duties on foreign imports it deems to be subsidized or dumped, and using the lowest price it can find - rather than the average - when calculating alleged infractions. Read More »

STEC O157 outbreak sickens 66 and kills two in U.S. and Canada

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American officials said that the outbreak in the United States was most likely caused by " leafy greens ", and their counterparts in Canada specifically identified romaine lettuce as the source of the infections there. "State and local public health officials continue to interview sick people in the United States to determine what they ate in the week before their illness started". Read More »

GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs as revenue falls

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GoPro, while we are sad to see you go, we wish you the best of luck in 2018 and look forward to seeing what 2018 has in store for your company. Despite these latest failures, Woodman remains upbeat about GoPro's future. GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO)'s stock had its "sell" rating reiterated by analysts at Dougherty & Co in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Read More »

Price at the pump continues to rise

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They are 11.9 cents higher than a year ago. Sunday national gas price average is $2.49, which unchanged in the last week, up a penny in the last month and 12 cents higher than this time previous year. Since last autumn's maintenance season was interrupted by hurricanes, this spring is likely to be more active than usual for refineries, putting the price hike on the higher end of that 30- t0 75-cent scale, AAA said. Read More »

American Red Cross makes urgent request for blood and platelet donations

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January is officially known as National Blood Donor Month . Platelets: The clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment and always in great demand. The Red Cross says they will be accepting all types of blood but especially need Platelets , Type O Negative , Type B negative , and Type AB . Type O negative: The blood type that can be transfused to nearly everyone and is what doctors reach for in trauma situations. Read More »

Trump Supports Sessions' Marijuana Decision, Breaking His Campaign Promise

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed all U.S. Attorneys to disregard Obama-era marijuana policies and return to the rule of law enacted by congress in 1970. Sessions' new memo does not explicitly set forth how prosecutors should treat medical marijuana, though a senior Justice official explained that prosecutors wouldn't do anything contrary to any current federal law. Read More »

Return or face action: TN govt to striking transport staff

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Taking a serious view of the strike called by certain transport unions, the Madras High Court said the workers should get back to work or "face consequences", including termination and contempt of court. The trade unions demand a 2.57 percent hike while the government insisted on 2.44 percent hike. Officials said buses were being run by utilising services of workers affiliated to ruling AIADMK-backed union ATP. Read More »

Virginia ticket worth $1M in Mega Millions drawing Friday

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The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation's 10th largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. Players have plenty of time to purchase tickets for both drawings. And that's prompting people to buy more tickets rather than just one. Powerball tickets may be purchased until 9:45 p.m. Read More »

What is a 'bomb cyclone' and what will happen when it arrives?

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Eastern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia will get as much as 6 inches of snow along with an accumulation of ice while parts of New England could see 12 to 15 inches of snow and wind gusts of 35 miles per hour by the end of week, the service said. Read More »

Sweden rejects United States call for UNSC session over Iran riots

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On Thursday, the Kazakh delegation to the United Nations said the Security Council will meet on Friday at 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) to discuss Iran. British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the start of a Security Council meeting on the situation in Iran, Friday, Jan. Read More »

Jon Gruden expected to become new head coach of Raiders

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Oakland has been circling Gruden like a hawk since Saturday when NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Raiders would fire Del Rio if pursuing Gruden was a credible option, and that the Raiders would offer the former Raiders and Buccaneers coach upwards of $10 million annually and an ownership stake in the team. Read More »

Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert

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The MMA fighter memorably took on boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr in a hotly-anticipated face off at Las Vegas' T Mobile Arena on August 26 previous year, which the Irishman lost. "Unfortunately, this flu season is far from over". Unfortunately, the shot offers incomplete protection. The nasal spray vaccine is not recommended this year. Read More »

Delhi fogged up on New Year Day, flights, trains disrupted

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Among the 300 hundred delayed, 265 were domestic flights and the rest global. "This is so far the worst fog we have experienced this year", said RK Jenamani, Director, IMD, Delhi area and IGI airport . The visibility later improved to 100 metres at 3 a.m. and to 200 metres at 6 a.m. Piolet from Indira Gandhi International Airport requires 125 meters visibility. Read More »

North Korea vows to bolster its nuclear capability

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The aggressive tests have led to more worldwide sanctions and pressure on North Korea amid concerns that the window for stopping or rolling back its nuclear program is closing rapidly. KCNA accused President Donald Trump of employing unprecedented hostile policies against North Korea and threatening it with talks of pre-emptive strikes. Read More »

Canadian Blood Services needs help this season

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The Red Deer clinic is open 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. But because of strict screening regulations, the need for certified Arabic translators and gathering detailed information on donors' health backgrounds, Nammoura said the event had to be postponed for the new year, and limited to 50 refugees for now. Read More »

Flu Season is Coming, Are You Ready?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone over the age of 6 get their flu shot each season. OH was already on the list. Most flu vaccines protect against strains that are only respiratory in nature. " Flu vaccine can keep you from getting flu, make flu less severe if you do get it, and keep you from spreading flu to your family and other people, especially newborns and young infants, children, seniors, and persons at risk of complications from the flu". Read More »

NO TOKE! More pregnant California moms smoking pot

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The legalization of marijuana may have contributed to the increase in use found by the study , KABC reported . Dr. Yasmin Heard, a neuroscientist and director of addiction treatment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, says prenatal marijuana exposure can impact fetal development. Read More »

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Mother and wife to meet him in Pakistan today

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Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh was present at the meeting between Jadhav and his family, which will last 30 minutes. They will be briefly uniting with him post 1 pm. India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy. He said the case was still pending before the International Court of Justice, and that Jadhav had requested clemency from Pakistan's army chief, Gen. Read More »

David Davis backtracks on threat to quit if Damian Green is sacked

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Last month, the Sunday Times broke the story that police claimed to have found "extreme" pornographic material on Green's House of Commons computer. "It is therefore with deep regret, and enduring gratitude for the contribution you have made over many years, that I asked you to resign from the Government and have accepted your resignation". Read More »

Anushka, Virat hit the dance floor at their wedding reception

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But the newlyweds returned to India on Tuesday and hosted a grand reception at the Durbar Hall of Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi on Thursday. Among the many guests present, Virat's teammates from the Indian cricket team, Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina also graced the soiree with their respective better halves. Read More »

Kim Jong-hyun's Funeral Included K-Pop Stars Carrying His Coffin

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Despite harsh winter weather, weeping fans in jackets, hats, scarves and masks waited outside for the hearse to leave, crying even harder as the black Lincoln limousine passed them by. In the letter, Jonghyun wrote about the depression he suffered from "that slowly gnawed away at me" and "eventually devoured me". We deeply thank you for sending comfort to the grieving family, SHINee members, and related artists and staff, who are deeply saddened by the sudden parting. Read More »

Eating Green Vegetables Can Help Prevent Dementia

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However, signs of ageing of the brain manifested themselves to a lesser degree with those who ate a lot of green vegetables every day. The team followed up study participants on a yearly basis with cognitive tests. According to the findings of a recent study, consuming green, leafy vegetables just might make your mind 11 years younger and reduce the chances of developing dementia. Read More »

Democrats push to renew Children's Health Insurance Program

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States have been able to spend leftover CHIP money from previous years, and that has kept Connecticut's HUSKY B program running since funding ran out at the end of the federal fiscal year on September 30. Less than 10 percent would qualify for Medicaid, she says, and many families would find subsidized coverage for children in the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces too costly because it often comes with higher premiums, copayments and deductibles. Read More »

Health officials: 6 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

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The week ending November 25 saw 204 flu and flu-like cases reported in the county. Flu vaccines are available at doctors' offices and pharmacies. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat and lungs, according to the Health Department . Read More »

Flu is widespread in NY state, health department says

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For additional information about influenza, including how it is monitored in New York State, visit the Department of Health web page. The other two states seeing high influenza volumes are MS and Louisiana. "Flu is coming, it's increasing in numbers right now, and right now is the time to get your flu shot", he said. Have you gotten your flu shot yet? The researchers concluded that their work could help guide countries that want to introduce or expand flu vaccination programs and could ... Read More »

Shashi Kapoor: A fitting send-off to a gentleman

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As family, friends and fans across the world continue to mourn the death of veteran actor Shashi Kapoor, it is Mumbai Police's tribute tweet to the actor that has got people talking. Kapoor passed away at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Mumbai early on December4. The BBC News at Ten editor Paul Royall has since apologised for the mistake. Read More »

Flu shot predicted to be less effective this year

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Although it is relatively early in this flu season, influenza activity in SC at this point has been higher than normal. Last week , officials with the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported that two Oklahomans have died from the flu . Read More »

Eating Cheese Every Day May Actually Be Good for You

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People with the greatest health benefits from cheese ate around 40 grams per day, which is the size of a matchbook. Experts, however, warn that this is not linear - in short, the study does not mean that people should start consuming blocks of cheese to prevent heart disease. Read More »

Florida State hires Willie Taggart as coach

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The Ducks made a quicker turnaround under the new coach, going 7-5 in his first year after managing just a 4-8 record the year before. But FSU rebounded and won four of five down the stretch to continue the program's record bowl streak to 36 consecutive years. Read More »

Yemen's Saleh says 'citizens have revolted against Houthi aggression'

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The civilian suffering was exacerbated by the Saudi naval and air blockade of Yemen, human rights groups say. " I call upon the brothers in neighboring states and the alliance to stop their aggression, lift the siege, open the airports and allow food aid and the saving of the wounded and we will turn a new page by virtue of our neighborliness ", Saleh said in a televised speech. Read More »

Kelly Clarkson Says Her Home Was Robbed

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Clarkson further revealed the moment she is extremely proud of and said the release of her latest album "Meaning of Life" is the "proudest moment" of her entire career. James Corden got my husband to do that and I have no idea how. An incredible roster of presenters showed up to award the winners including Nick Cannon , Deb Curtis, Diplo, Elle Fanning, Heidi Klum, Francia Raisa , Taraji P. Read More »