• Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar admits 'evil' abuse of child gymnasts
Ex-Olympic doctor Larry Nassar admits 'evil' abuse of child gymnasts

Nassar pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and faces at least 25 years in prison at a sentencing hearing in January. The victims will have an opportunity to speak. "As President Simon has said, we recognize the pain sexual violence causes and deeply regret any time someone in our community experiences it", Cody said.

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  • Three cups of coffee a day offers 'greatest benefit' to health
Three cups of coffee a day offers 'greatest benefit' to health

Coffee drinkers also appeared to have lower risks for heart disease. The study was conducted by the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh reviewed more than 200 previous investigations and found the substance is "more likely to benefit health than harm it".

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  • Owning A Dog Is Good For You, Especially If You Live Alone
Owning A Dog Is Good For You, Especially If You Live Alone

We're semi-serious. Some Swedish outfit published a study on the health of dog owners, and it turns out that owning a pooch can decrease risk of death by 33 percent. At the beginning of the study, none of them had been diagnosed with heart disease. They were a third less likely to die during the study period than single people without dogs.

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  • World's First Human Head Transplant a Success
World's First Human Head Transplant a Success

Professor Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced it at a press conference in Vienna yesterday morning. And he says that the successful test shows that his plans will work, according to the British newspaper The Independent .

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  • Hillary Clinton Gave This Absurd Reason For Why She Shouldn't Be Investigated
Hillary Clinton Gave This Absurd Reason For Why She Shouldn't Be Investigated

A number of Republican lawmakers have called to form a special counsel to look into the connection between the Clinton Foundation donations and the State Department approving a deal alongside President Barack Obama's administration, which authorized a Russian company to buy a uranium mining group from Canada that primarily works out the the USA, ...

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  • Studies find that drinking can increase chances of getting cancer
Studies find that drinking can increase chances of getting cancer

For example, discouraging alcoholic beverage companies from exploiting the color pink or pink ribbons to show a commitment to finding a cure for breast cancer given the evidence that alcohol consumption is linked to an increased risk of breast cancer .

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  • Penn State, Michigan State Are On Pace For A Seven-Hour Game
Penn State, Michigan State Are On Pace For A Seven-Hour Game

Here are three quick thoughts from No. 7 Penn State's 27-24 loss to No. 24 Michigan State . Odds : Penn State opened as 12-point favorites. When the game was resumed at 4:38 p.m., the rain continued and the field was and remains sloppy.

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  • Three local hospitals keep A ratings
Three local hospitals keep A ratings

No Maryland hospitals in the D.C. area got F grades, and one got an A. Binder said states with consistently good hospital grades show a state-wide, collaborative commitment to patient safety. The fact that hospitals overall haven't improved performance in the last five years might be because they are inundated with many other kinds of public surv...

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  • England thrash Spain 5-2 to win first Under-17 World Cup
England thrash Spain 5-2 to win first Under-17 World Cup

The match started with both sides knowing there would be a new name on the trophy, with neither Spain nor England having lifted the Federation Internationale de Football Association U17 World Cup trophy previously. 'This is a recognition of where English football is and where we want it to go'. Campbell turned out 73 times for the England n...

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  • Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever before
Latest Gallup poll: Americans favor marijuana legalization more than ever before

A majority of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents support marijuana reform. In 2011, 50 percent of Gallup survey respondents supported legalization, and in 2001, that number was just 34 percent. A year ago - in advance of nine states voting on legalization measures, eight of which passed - Americans favored legalization at a level of 60 per...

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  • 'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call
'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call

Trump gave a half-hearted condolence call to the widow, according to Wilson, who said she heard the exchange on speakerphone. "She was crying the whole time, and when she hung up the phone, she looked at me and said, 'He didn't even remember his name.' That's the hurting part", Wilson said during an interview with MSNBC.

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  • Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US, Canada
Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US, Canada

People other than pregnant women: Symptoms can include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions in addition to fever and muscle aches. The recalled veggies were distributed throughout the US and Canada with "best if used by" dates from October 11-20 listed on the front of the packaging.

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  • SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls
SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls

According to media, that court direction to centre came as refuse to change earlier order which made it earlier order that made it mandatory for cinema halls to play the National Anthem before the start of movie screenings. People go to cinema for undiluted entertainment. Justice Chandrachud was particularly critical of earlier order and said that ...

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  • Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Camp
Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Camp

Toryalai Abdyani, the police chief for Paktia province, was also killed in the attack in Gardiz, capital of Paktia province, some kilometers away Kharlachi area of Pakistan . After the attack, Afghan security forces said that they had launched air and ground operations in 17 provinces that had killed 102 insurgents. Taliban fighters then assault...

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  • Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice
Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice

It disappoints us in terms of what happened and because of that we've determined that we're going to suspend Bobby for eight games". Hopefully, Mirotic and Portis will be able to hash things out. He is expected to be out for the foreseeable future, league sources said . Portis will be eligible to return for the Bulls' ninth game of the seaso...

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  • DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council
DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) welcomed the selection of the UN General Assembly yesterday to the State of Qatar for a second term as a member of the Human Rights Council. The United Nations in a release, said all would serve three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2018. Nepal topped the vote, followed by Qatar and Pakistan.

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  • Wind speed of 47mph recorded in Chesterfield as Storm Ophelia batters country
Wind speed of 47mph recorded in Chesterfield as Storm Ophelia batters country

Ophelia may also bring record wind power generation. Northern Ireland is set to face the worst of the storm, but the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for a number of areas including the North West. "This storm is still very active and there are still very unsafe conditions in parts of the country". Mrs May said she was "absolutely...

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  • Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2

Keuchel won the AL Cy Young Award in 2015 when he went 20-8 with a 2.48 ERA before struggling last season, with a 9-12 record and 4.55 ERA. Perhaps no single Yankees player has as much at stake this early in his career, and bearing in mind how the Astros ripped into Game 1 starter Tanaka when they faced him in the regular season - eight runs an...

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  • Response at blood centers in the Valley
Response at blood centers in the Valley

Bloodmobiles will be onsite from 10am - 2pm by The Roost in the center of campus. "Red Cross blood donations will become part of our national blood inventory, helping to ensure we are prepared for any blood needs that arise wherever blood is needed", according to a news release.

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  • Wal-Mart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire
Wal-Mart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire

And Walmart, which has been on an acquisition rampage to ramp up its online operations, is now hot on Amazon's heels in the fulfillment arena. Walmart is determined not to be bested by Amazon when it comes to same-day delivery. The deal, for which terms were not disclosed, gives Walmart access to Parcel's routing algorithms, fleet of leased veh...

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  • Greek court clears United States extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect
Greek court clears United States extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

According to Vinnik's lawyers, they would have to appeal to the Supreme Court of Greece, Areopagus. Earlier in the day, a Greek court in Thessaloniki ruled to satisfy a United States request for the extradition of Vinnik on charges of money laundering.

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  • NRL Preview grand final: Brett Kimmorley verdict, TAB odds
NRL Preview grand final: Brett Kimmorley verdict, TAB odds

With NRL Grand Final fever causing such a stir, take a few moments to look beyond the on-field highs and lows, to what supports and unites many players in the NRL community. The contest was only four minutes old when the Cowboys copped their first major blow of the night courtesy of some friendly fire. Kaufusi was the next to cross, after Bill...

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  • Almost Half of the Abortions Performed Every Year Are Unsafe
Almost Half of the Abortions Performed Every Year Are Unsafe

Approximately 55 percent of all abortions from 2010 to 2014 were conducted safely, which means they were performed by a trained health worker using a WHO-recommended method appropriate to the pregnancy duration. The percentage of abortions that were safe in low-income countries. The authors categorized the procedures into three categories: safe...

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  • Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup
Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup

Nigeria hit a consolation goal through Rabiu Ali later in additional time. Ghana celebrate their impressive win. "The players were not motivated en-route the final with no provision of match allowances and other bonuses while their foes were massively motivated for the final match".

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  • Wolf says time running out on budget deal before downgrade
Wolf says time running out on budget deal before downgrade

The state treasury is sitting on $12 billion in rainy day accounts off this year's general fund budget, yet Pennsylvania won't pay its bills! "We agree with S&P's concerns about the need for stability in our financial plans to address the ongoing structural deficit".

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  • US Interior chief urges changes to national monuments
US Interior chief urges changes to national monuments

Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift referred questions about the memo to the White House. Titus responded Monday to the leak of the memo over the weekend, saying, "Secretary Zinke leaked a memo in the middle of the night because he knows his plan to hack away at monuments like Gold Butte is an overreach opposed by the majority of Am...

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  • CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months
CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months

The child's parents had been demanding that the investigation be handed over to the CBI since they believed that the murder was planned. The Haryana CM in another statement said, "Have directed for a CBI probe & for three months our Dy Comm will look after the school's functioning".

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  • Russian war game to 'intimidate' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies
Russian war game to 'intimidate' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

Reportedly, this was a topic raised by Poroshenko during Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Ukraine, with the Belarusian president assuring his host that the territory of Belarus would never be used to pose a threat to Ukraine. Some Western analysts have suggested that Russia may keep some troops in Belarus, as some previous Russian exercises did n...

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  • Heroic student killed during school shooting tried to stop gunman
Heroic student killed during school shooting tried to stop gunman

Upon entering the premises, he proceeded to take out his weapons and attempted to fire one, which jammed. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said the shooter entered the school armed with two weapons. Local media are reporting that a suspect has been detained and that multiple injuries were reported in the Freeman High School shooting. ...

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 13th, fails to make NASCAR playoff field
Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 13th, fails to make NASCAR playoff field

He has finished in the top-5 in five others. "We all know someone who has been impacted by natural disasters, so it is our duty to rally support from our NASCAR community to help the American Red Cross's efforts", said Richmond President Dennis Bickmeier.

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