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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 »

Croatian state TV reports Praljak has died

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Praljak tilted back his head and took a swing from a flask or glass as the judge delivered the verdict. Tribunal spokesman Nenad Golcevski, when asked by AP if he could confirm the death, said: "I have no information to share at this point". Read More »

Manchester United will try to win at Watford - Ashley Young

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The match is being shown live by BT Sport with coverage starting at 7.15 pm on BT Sport 1. We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. Everton are searching for a new manager, and some of the Merseyside club's fans want Marco Silva , who is in charge of Premier League rivals Watford at the moment. Read More »

Khurram Dastgir leaves for Riyadh

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He said that it had just been announced that the defence ministers of the coalition countries would meet in Riyadh on Sunday to formally launch the military alliance and also "outline coalition's strategy, governance, activities and future plans". Read More »

Humanitarian Aid Lands In Yemen After Three-Week Saudi Blockade

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Worldwide aid groups have welcomed the decision to let humanitarian aid in, but said aid flights are not enough to avert a humanitarian crisis. The Saudi Press Agency said on Tuesday that it would reopen Hodeidah port to receive "urgent humanitarian and relief materials" and Sanaa airport to United Nations aircraft from midday on Thursday (9am GMT), but did not specify if it would ease a blockade on commercial traffic. Read More »

Ontario marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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THE Fiji Women's Rights Movement (FWRM) marked the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence with the launching of the Grow, Inspire, Relate, Lead and Succeed (GIRLS) Theatre Program in Suva on Friday night. It is only through working together and giving all women and their families in Canada the same social supports and equality in social funding that we will eliminate this tragic issue and also end missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Read More »

The type of booze that's most likely to make you cry

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How do different alcohols affect our mood? He is director of policy, research and worldwide development with Public Health Wales NHS Trust in Cardiff. Practically, the researchers think that showing the relationship between drinking and emotions could lead to better ways to help people who may have a drinking problem. Read More »

Millions face starvation in Yemen as Saudi refuses to reopen Hodeideh port

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McGoldrick said the Saudi plan to supply Yemen through the Saudi port of Jizan in the north and Aden in the south was too complicated, dangerous, slow, and expensive, adding an estimated $30 per tonne to every shipment. "Seven million people are already on the brink of starvation and the blockade will only bring them closer to it". Murphy explained in the detail the agonizing death from cholera that many in Yemen have already suffered and noting that "by the end of the year there will be 1 ... Read More »

Trump to Nominate Alex Azar as HHS Secretary

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Department of Health and Human Services". Ben Wakana, executive director of advocacy group Patients For Affordable Drugs, told NPR Mr. Azar's intimate knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry could be an asset as the Trump administration works to reduce drug prices. Read More »

Disneyland shuts down cooling towers after nine contract Legionnaires

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After the Orange County Health Care Agency reported an increase of Legionnaires' cases in Anaheim, the park investigated and found two towers had "had elevated levels of Legionella bacteria". The towers will reopen after it's confirmed they are no longer contaminated. The affected patients, all of whom are 52 to 94 years old, all live in or have recently visited Anaheim. Read More »

Danica Roem elected Virginia's first openly transgender state official

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Roem wasn't the only transgender candidate elected Tuesday. Kathy Tran, a refugee from Vietnam, became the first Asian American woman elected to the Virgina House of Delegates. Marshall had been at odds with LGBT issues and had proposed a state bill in 2015 that would allow anyone who has a license with the state to refuse services to gay people and earlier this year introduced a bill to restrict transgender people's access to public restrooms, CNN local affiliates reported . Read More »

First openly transgender woman of color elected to public office in US

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With Jenkins on the city's southside and Phillipe Cunningham on the north, the political world was stunned by the first pair of openly transgender politicians to serve on a city council in a major American city. "As a City Council Member, I will be committed to advocating for equity for the most marginalized in our community". The November 2017 elections turned out to be an historic night for the LGBT community and its allies, not to mention progressives in general. Read More »

Pueblo officials confirm first two flu cases of the this season

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Conventional vaccines are reportedly less than 60% effective-and that's only when they're matched with the now circulating strain. The current strain of H3N2 emerged during the 2014-15 flue season and remains prevalent today. The 2016-2017 vaccine included a clade 3C.2a H3N2 strain, but the egg-adapted version of the viral strain lacked the new site. Read More »