• She just made Olympic history, so who is Mirai Nagasu?
She just made Olympic history, so who is Mirai Nagasu?

The historic moment was particularly triumphant for Nagasu, who was left off the 2014 Olympic team despite winning the bronze medal at the U.S. Champions. It's a lesson in focus and betting on the longevity of your career, even when the current situation looks hopeless. Rippon said the pressure of expectations was why he failed to make Olympi...

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  • Man wanted in kidnapping of Lowcountry 4-year-old arrested in Mississippi
Man wanted in kidnapping of Lowcountry 4-year-old arrested in Mississippi

Charleston police confirm 4-year-old Heidi Renae Todd of Charleston was back with her dad and other relatives. The child's father was out of town training with the Coast Guard when Heidi disappeared and has returned, Tecklenburg said. Tecklenburg said everything is being done to find out what happened to the child. They were not harmed. Accor...

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  • Gita destroys Tonga homes; Fiji next
Gita destroys Tonga homes; Fiji next

The centre of Cyclone Gita was located about 60 kilometres South South West of Ono-i-Lau earlier this afternoon. Wind gusts at Ono-i-Lau had reached 190km/h last night. today. There were no reports of deaths, but several people were injured, Graham Kenna, an Australian government adviser at Tonga's National Emergency Management Office, told R...

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  • Flu deaths in California surpass 150
Flu deaths in California surpass 150

Malas says an effective preventative measure to stop the flu is isolation. "The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia & influenza is 10.1 percent this week". Throughout most of the nation, the flu appears to remain on the rise, Acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat, MD, said at a briefing February 9. Earlier this week, the Maryland Depar...

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  • Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England
Williamson in the runs as New Zealand beat England

A day earlier Williamson insisted he would continue playing all three formats for his country, despite a run drought in the shortest format and questions about the toll it was taking. England batsman Jason Roy says the match is hugely important for the team. New Zealand should have put the game to bed earlier with Mitchell Santner and Tim Sout...

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  • Obamacare sign-ups down 3.7%
Obamacare sign-ups down 3.7%

As a group, the 15 states plus the District of Columbia with state-based marketplaces, including those using the Healthcare.gov enrollment platform, exceeded last year's totals this year by.2 percent, while the 34 states that relied on the federal healthcare.gov marketplace saw total signups drop by about 5.3 percent.

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  • Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome
Meet Lucas, first Gerber baby with Down syndrome

As the Grand Prize victor, Lucas family will receive $50,000, he will be given the coveted title of 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby and take a front seat on Gerbers social media channels throughout the year. Cortney Warren said she entered the contest on a whim, after a relative pointed out an ad seeking submissions. “We hope this opportunity sheds light...

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  • Drinking hot tea increases risk of esophageal cancer for smokers and drinkers
Drinking hot tea increases risk of esophageal cancer for smokers and drinkers

Very hot tea has been linked with a deadly cancer for some people. . Over 456,000 participants between the ages of 30 and 79 took part in the study, at the start of which they had to fill out a questionnaire on their tea-making and drinking habits, including what temperature they drank it - room temperature, warm, hot, or burning hot.

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  • Unlicensed doctor on the run after infecting 40 people with HIV
Unlicensed doctor on the run after infecting 40 people with HIV

Medical officials in Unnao said that they had then tested hundreds of people who lived in the same areas as these HIV-positive patients, including those who seemed perfectly healthy. Amin Welfare Trust, a body appointed by the UP AIDS Control Society, found 13 more people with HIV in Bangarmau in November 2017, and immediately shared the findings...

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  • Cell telephones trigger tumors in rats, research finds
Cell telephones trigger tumors in rats, research finds

Bucher notes that the radiation emitted increases when users are in spots where the signal is poor or sporadic and the phone has to work harder to connect. Researchers at the NTP exposed rats and mice to levels of RFR frequency that was equal to and higher than the highest level permitted for local tissue exposure in cell phone emissions for up t...

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  • Fiji win inaugural Hamilton Sevens
Fiji win inaugural Hamilton Sevens

Four minutes later, Naduva, the man in the only green boots in the final, ran around the Blitzboke defence to level scores 5-all. They had been trailing 12-5 after first-half Luciano Gonzalez and Felipe del Mestre tries handed a valiant Argentinian side the ascendancy.

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  • PFA offer assistance to Leicester's Riyad Mahrez
PFA offer assistance to Leicester's Riyad Mahrez

Leicester star Riyad Mahrez has sent the football rumour machine into overdrive this week after not turning up to training four days in a row! Earlier on Saturday, leaders Manchester City were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley, a result that denied them the chance of becoming only the third team in the Premier League era to hold an 18-point lead...

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  • China condemns United States nuke report; tells to shun cold-war mentality'
China condemns United States nuke report; tells to shun cold-war mentality'

The report said the United States strategy for China is created to "prevent Beijing from mistakenly concluding that it could secure an advantage through the limited use of its theatre nuclear capabilities or that any use of nuclear weapons, however limited, is acceptable".

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  • Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral
Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral

Since she posted the video to her Facebook page almost a week ago, Lockler has become a viral video star. Katherine told WKRG News 5 she's got no regrets about her sensational post: "I might've offended people but it went viral and good information, maybe because of the way I said it, has gotten to people who might not have gotten it", she to...

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  • Akshay Kumar aims to bust period taboo with #PadManChallenge campaign
Akshay Kumar aims to bust period taboo with #PadManChallenge campaign

The challenge has already been picked up on social media and has become a rage on the Internet in no time. The Pad Man challenge on Twitter is spreading fast among the Hindi film stars. "Here I am Challenging @SrBachchan , @iamsrk & @BeingSalmanKhan ". In a tweet, Akshay himself posted a picture and nominated Alia, Deepika Padukone and Virat...

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  • Police call shooting at Los Angeles middle school that injured five 'unintentional'
Police call shooting at Los Angeles middle school that injured five 'unintentional'

Authorities say the suspect was taken into custody minutes after the shooting without incident. Jordan Valenzuela, the 12-year-old student who was next door, told The Associated Press by telephone that after her heard the gunshot and screaming, children in the other classroom started banging on the door connecting the two rooms.

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  • DICJ meets Wynn Macau on claims against firm's boss
DICJ meets Wynn Macau on claims against firm's boss

The Las Vegas-based company made the announcement after a Wall Street Journal investigation published Friday morning detailed a decades-long pattern of sexual misconduct by Wynn based on dozens of interviews with former employees. " Steve Wynn's resignation amid these allegations should make the NHGOP's decision clear as day", Buckley said ...

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  • New Yorkers Stricken With Flu in One Week; State Says
New Yorkers Stricken With Flu in One Week; State Says

There have been several reported deaths related to the flu in Alabama. The Texas Department of State Health Services tells KHOU 11 News 13 percent of all reported doctor visits in the last week have been for influenza, up from the prior week.

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  • Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC Warns
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC Warns

The effectiveness of this year's vaccines are lower than last year, since the strain of influenza A responsible for most of the illness this year, H3N2, is more hard to target and leads to more drastic symptoms and a higher death rate. Who is most vulnerable to the flu? This vaccine is one that may help the immune system do a better job at fig...

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  • France calls for emergency UN Security Council meeting over Syria
France calls for emergency UN Security Council meeting over Syria

In a sign of the risks to Turkey, rockets fired from Syria on the border town of Reyhanli on Sunday killed a Syrian refugee. The Turkish military also said the ongoing operation was carried out "with respect for Syria's territorial integrity " and in Turkey's rights under global law.

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  • Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia
Yemen´s Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi Arabia

The expansion of ports will be supported with up to $40 million from the Saudi-led coalition. In 2017, worldwide donors provided $1.65 billion of the $2.34 billion requested by the United Nations and humanitarian partners in Yemen. Germany "isn't taking any arms exports decisions right now that aren't in line with the results of the preliminary...

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  • Trump's Travel Ban Faces New SCOTUS Test, as Justices Grant Review
Trump's Travel Ban Faces New SCOTUS Test, as Justices Grant Review

Before the Supreme Court's December order, the lower courts also had allowed the ban to go into effect for those with no close relatives in the United States or "formal, documented" relationships with US-based entities such as universities and resettlement agencies.

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  • AAP MLAs disqualification: BJP welcomes President's decision, Congress says ready for bypolls
AAP MLAs disqualification: BJP welcomes President's decision, Congress says ready for bypolls

Otherwise we would have been nothing. Mizoram was the first state to disolve appointment of Parliamentary secretary after the SC order. "AAP has been helped by BJP & EC by delaying the decision for over 3 weeks. The 20 MLAs set to be disqualified include, Adarsh Shastri (Dwarka), Alka Lamba (Chandni Chowk), Anil Bajpai (Gandhi Nagar), Avtar Singh...

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  • Scientists now think adolescence lasts until you're 24
Scientists now think adolescence lasts until you're 24

To back their theory, researchers noted that education takes longer and young people are delaying marriage and moving out of their parents' house. Digital media and advances in technology are also contributing factors. A realistic understanding of this transitional time "is essential for developmentally appropriate framing of laws, social policies,...

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  • Myanmar police kill 8 protesters in Rakhine State
Myanmar police kill 8 protesters in Rakhine State

The clash is feared to hamper projected repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees from neighboring Bangladesh. "The health and safety of more than 520,000 Rohingya children living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements in Bangladesh is likely to be put at even greater risk ahead of upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons", the United Nations a...

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  • Whitman County Coroner Officially Rules On Death Of Tyler Hilinski
Whitman County Coroner Officially Rules On Death Of Tyler Hilinski

Everyone who got chance to knowing him was better for it. "The entire WSU community mourns as thoughts and prayers go out to his family", Leach said in the release. "The tragic news today surrounding Tyler Hilinski is devastating to all". Students lay flowers and balloons at the base of Washington State University's cougar statue Wednesday in r...

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  • It's not concussions that cause CTE. It's repeated hits, a study finds
It's not concussions that cause CTE. It's repeated hits, a study finds

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's brain showed classic signs of Stage 3 CTE. His latest study puts a spotlight on them, providing what Goldstein says is "solid scientific evidence" that hits to the head-even one-result in brain changes associated with CTE, independent of concussion.

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  • Flu-related deaths reach 5 in Cuyahoga County
Flu-related deaths reach 5 in Cuyahoga County

According to the report , there were 2,070 confirmed flu cases reported last week throughout the county, down about 1,000 from a revised tally of 3,046 two weeks ago. Details may change as more information becomes available. A total of 278 people have been hospitalized with flu. Symptoms include fever or chills, cough, sore throat, runny or st...

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  • Florida casino boat catches fire with 50 passengers on board
Florida casino boat catches fire with 50 passengers on board

The cause of death had not been determined, and authorities declined to release her name. Officials said 14 people were injured. The boat was the Island Lady, a 72-foot wooden-hulled T-boat that was shuttling passengers to a casino boat in the Gulf of Mexico, where gambling is legal in worldwide waters.

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  • Government, citing ruling, again will accept requests for DACA protection
Government, citing ruling, again will accept requests for DACA protection

They are all talk and no action. "This is the time but, day by day, they are blowing the one great opportunity they have". In another tweet Sunday, Trump wrote: "I, as President, want people coming into our Country who are going to help us become strong and great again, people coming in through a system based on MERIT".

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